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Paradise retreat for two with private pond and waterfall

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio with queenbed and full bath sleeps 2

This unique paradise retreat for 2 is located in Vacationland on the Hilo side of the Big Island. Located only a few minutes’ walk to the Wai Opae tide pools, this romantic property features a private pond with its own 10 foot high waterfall. The average lot in Vacationland is a little over 8000sq ft. but this property is on 3 lots and backs up to 300 acres of undeveloped land offering a peaceful, quiet and private surroundings. Set in a secluded tropical garden setting you may pick apple bananas, mangoes, papaya and coconuts when in season.

This pristine and charming house has been decorated with vintage Hawaiian pieces that have been collected over many years. The house has a complete kitchen that was remodeled in 2011. There is a full bathroom upstairs and an outdoor shower downstairs. The studio opens on to a private lanai that was newly redecorated earlier this year. There is satellite TV and a phone for on island calls. This is a 2 story house but the downstairs is used for storage and is not connected with the upstairs.

This area has many beautiful warm ponds. Depending on the tides the water level will vary in all of these ponds including the pond on the property. There is a very large warm public pond at Ahalanui Park approximately 1 mile down the Red Road (HWY 137) that you can swim in at all tide levels.

More Details

Owner
Eckert Family [owners] Mitzi Bettencourt [property manager]
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

Amenities

Kapoho House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • pond

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Paradise retreat for two with private pond and waterfall
average rating of 4.975 based on 40 reviews
5

Waterfall Cottage in Kapoho is wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Our ten-night stay at Waterfall Cottage in Kapoho was wonderful. We felt comfortable the moment we arrived. The cottage is very well equipped for enjoying the outdoors and for staying in to cook. The surrounding gardens and pond were a delight to explore and enjoy the sun. We especially enjoyed the second floor lanai for eating all our meals and for just relaxing.

The location was perfect for us to explore the Puna area and enjoy amazing snorkeling at the Wai Opae tide pools. It was a very short walk to the ocean and we swam almost very day. The tide pools were amazing, filled with an incredible variety of fish. The schools of Raccoon Butterflyfish were particularly friendly, following us around almost every day. We also swam with a green sea turtle on our last day.

We would highly recommend this rental for anyone who wishes to relax and slow down, to discover what it is like to live in this magical, beautiful place. Puna has a special vibe that we love where everyone is friendly and welcoming. We look forward to returning again soon.

Mahalo nui loa

Sally & Jeff

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great accommodations and location.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property to rent as we read some of the other reviews. Everything is there for you have a romantic getaway adventure or just lounge at their own tide pool.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Place!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The house was perfect for 2 people and the warm pool in the yard was fabulous! We also really enjoyed the visits from Tommy Mitzi's cat. It made us not miss our 2 cats so much. Hopefully we can come back some time in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5

The property is all that you see in the listing and more. The location is the best possible to visit Hawaii Volcanoes and see the lava flows. There is so much to see and do in the area. The area is the "real" Hawaii.

The house itself has everything you need for a great stay. The pond is lovely the grounds beautiful and every need and detail has been thought of. If you want quiet comfort in a perfect setting this is your place to stay.

The owners are great the communication can't be beat.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Waterfall house is a spectacular place to rent.

  • 5 of 5

This was one of the best rentals we have experienced. The house had everything we needed & if it wasn't there Mitzi would get it for us or help us in anyway we needed. She is the property manager & she lives next door. The pond is very awesome. We would snorkel or check out the volcano & come back in the afternoon & dip in the pond. The grounds are absolutely beautiful. We spent our mornings & evenings on the lanai. This is a very comfortable place to stay. We definitely would come back to stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful landscape, location and plenty of amenities

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at here. A morning snorkel exploring the tide pools less than 2 blocks away, followed by a casual swim in the warm pool down the way (Ahalanui) is a perfect start to the day. The location is not too bad for a day exploring Volcanoes National Park. The cottage itself is very cute and well cared for, we enjoyed morning coffee on the deck with its view of the garden. Perfect for two, this is on our list for our next trip for sure!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Kapoho House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$109
$693
$2,970
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 13.42%

Cleaning fee varies by length of stay.

Hawaii Tax ID# W57221976

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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