See the Sunrise from a Tropic the Quiet Side
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Easily accessible, yet away from the mainstream, a visit to Makana Kai in the small Hawaiian Beaches community is an escape to an earlier time. Quaint and private, this split-level apartment provides quality and comfort and a feel for the real Hawaiian lifestyle. Casual, indoor/outdoor living with open beam ceilings, bamboo and tile flooring and granite countertops accentuate the cozy design.
Pockets of jungle nearby echo the exotic sounds of myna birds, cardinals, finches and coquie frogs, while the open park affords an ocean view of an ever changing skyline and ocean movements. It's balmy breezes mixing scents of surf and flowers captivate the spirit and encourage both exploration and relaxation. . Dark nights display a star-studded universe enjoyable from inside or outside on the deck or private rear yard.
A perfect get-away to escape the stress of modern living or for the more active and adventurous many activities to enjoy ocean and mountains.
NOTE: This is a non-smoking facility. Not suitable for children -
What to do: Life is slower, but ripe with the diversity of the Big Island. One can enjoy rarely traveled jungle roads, creation in the making with new black sand beaches and varying volcano activity, or view the world from Mauna Kea’s Observatories high above around 13, 700 ’elevation.
An island of secluded beaches, tropical forests, and 11 of the earths 13 climate zones offers incredible hiking trails, scenery and viewing of exotic birds and plants found nowhere else. Vintage Hilo Town and Pahoa offer a glimpse of older Hawaii with early century buildings, banyan trees, farmers markets and a strong dose of the Aloha Spirit.
A place of inspiration for artists, writers or spiritual reflection, you can totally relax, soaking in the balmy weather or enjoy any of the 101+ activities the island has to offer.
Items Included: linens and Dishes
15. cu ft. Refrigerator
Electric Frying Pan
Iron & Iron board
Flat screen TV
Queen size Bed
Beach chairs, mats and towels
Private deck and separate yard area
Binder of local activities and information.
Member since: 2011
- On floor 2
- 500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Granite counter top and large tile shower
- Apartment is split-level lacking wheel chair access.
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Nude Beach
- Rain Forests
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Ocean View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.25%
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Directions—HILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO MAKANA KAI
Distance 24.5 Miles—Time 45 minutes
Hilo Interntional Airport, Hilo, HI 96720
Exit airport on Kekuanaoa Street (the only exit) and drive 1.7 miles (+/-)
Turn LEFT onto Kanoelehua Ave, (HI-11 So). (First traffic light) and drive approximately 5.9 miles
Turn LEFT onto Keaau Pahoa Bypass Rd (HI-130S) and drive 10.9 miles
Past Pahoa Police & Fire Station (leftside) bear LEFT onto Kahakai Blvd
Turn Left to stay on Kahakai Blvd and drive 5.9 miles.
Turn Left onto Papio Street (If passing Park you have gone too far)
Your destination at Makana Kai is 152734 Papio Street, the 2nd house of the Left, about 324 feet from Kahakai Blvd.
Owner: Gary Turner 808 965 5000—808 896 6246 (cell) \
The Ready Mapbook of East Hawaii - Page 47D1
Other Activities: Hiking, camping, Photography
Golf: HILO MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE 340 Haihai Street Hilo, HI 96720 is aproximately 20 miles.
http://www.alternative-hawaii.com/activity/bisrgolf.htm provides information on all Big Island courses
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Experience as a licensed Real Estate Broker in Hawaii and California for many years has provided a good idea of peoples wants. Value and privacy are main factors and as such I've attempted to offer quality lodging at an affordable price that would appeal to travelers seeking an alternative to faster-paced tourist areas.
Why the Owner Chose Hawaiian Beaches, HI, USA:
Unique in all Hawaii for It's climate, trade winds and the proper balance of temperature, sun and rain offer the best in tropical living. Combine this with the beauty and diversity of the Big Island and it's hard to beat anywhere.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Enjoy the comforts of your own apartment and ability to eat in without the clamor and expense of the tourist hotels.
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Sunrise from a tropic isle
Kitchen Dining Area
New Black Sand Beach forming
Mauna Kea - Big Island from 13, 796' (4,205 meters)
Liliokalani Park, Hilo
Volcano Hula Show
A great way to spend some time
Lava Boat Tours - When lava is running this is an outstanding experience
Picnic along Puna Coastline
Living Room area
Ocean View Deck
Private Garden Entry
Lava - Up close and personal
Warm Ponds - Naturally heated
Hilo Bay and Mauna Kea snow
Drive or walk Waa-Waa Road
Seek to see Sea Turtles
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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