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Oceanfront Vacation House will 'Take Your Breath Away' tax #46-5447620

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Thank you for your interest in our 'Hali o Kai Nani', (House of Heavenly Water), and indeed it is! This is your opportunity to stay in one of the premier homes in Kapoho, right on the ocean!! Please tell me the dates you are interested in and I will promptly get back to you with rates for the times you may want!

THIS HOUSE BECAME A TV STAR IN OCTOBER 2007! IT WAS FILMED AND FEATURED ON THE HOME AND GARDENS TELEVISION SHOW.....(HGTV)....'HOUSE HUNTERS.' TAPING OF THE SHOW OCCURRED IN OCTOBER, 2007, WITH THE PROGRAM BEING RERUN WITH THE TITLE 'LOOKING TO GET OUT OF THE COLD!'....SO IF YOU DECIDE TO STAY HERE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SEE WHERE YOU STAYED ON THE TELEVISION SHOW! THE SHOW OFTEN RUNS IN RERUNS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR! In the meantime I say....Aloha, and Mahalo for your interest in our wonderful Big Island vacation rental. I know you will enjoy the Panoramic ocean view from all rooms of this first class oceanfront vacation house, which will take your breath away... As well as the spectacular views of the daily sun rise while laying in the master bedroom and the moon beams at night on the ocean!

SOME RECENT GUESTS SAID IT BEST.....just wanted to let you know we definitely did not regret our decision to stay at Oceanfront! It was definitely our favorite of the 4 places we stayed on the Big Island this trip. The view, the waves, the peacefulness, the proximity to such beautiful places - wow! We even liked the fact that it rained briefly a few of the mornings so we could sleep in and relax a bit! The house was so comfortable with all the details thought of!...Mahalo'

'What a jewel of the world your place is! We spent 9 nights and each day was better than the last. Amazing sunrises, a moon rise that lit up the ocean, and the best snorkeling right from your front yard! Our kids had a blast in the tide pools and even saw an octopus! We hated to leave and we will definitely be back! Mahalo for letting us stay at your house.

MARTINI POND, which is a tidal pool in your front yard, has geothermally, volcanic heated water flowing into it and it mixes with the ocean water for a soothing blend that you will feel wash over you as you swim in this unique ocean pond! A short walk through the neighborhood gets you to Hula Cove with beautiful coral and large schools of a huge variety of fish...even turtles!

We try to pay attention to your every need, with beautiful Polynesian decor, bamboo ceiling, granite kitchen counters, and shoji doors. A honeymoon delight or a place to rejuvenate oneself. An ideal place for snorkeling in the many lava tidal pools as Vacationland is now a Marine Fish Reserve. Spend time in Martini Pond for your daily dip, shower off, and then go for a walk around a neighborhood that is like a botanical garden filled with flowers, trees, and foliage. A recent guest told us it is like being in the movie Jurrasic Park! During whale season, November through April, you can hear their tails flap from your deck.

Located on the east side of the Big Island known as sunny Kapoho, you are a one mile drive to thermal hot ponds, Kahena Black Sand Beach where turtles typically hang out and rest, awe inspiring scenery as you drive through the Hawaiian countryside, and so much more. Take a day trip to Volcano National Park for hiking through a wonderful park with lava tubes, craters, trails restaurants and more! Golfing is nice by Volcano as well as in Hilo. Plan to take the short drive to Hilo and spend the day. The Botanical Gardens are sure to impress! Be sure and experience the local cuisine in Pahoa, just 8 miles away! While in Pahoa, make the Tin Roof Bakery one of your stops! To experience local culture at it's finest, every Wednesday evening is an event at Uncle Robert's in Kalapani. Local musicians, dancers, and a Farmers Market. Bring your appetite as the food vendors are unique and delicious! This oceanfront vacation house is in an ideal location to experience the pristine undeveloped east side of the Big Island in luxury. MAHALO! I HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Keywords: Oceanfront Vacation House

More Details

Owner
Carol Plancich
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2017

About Carol Plancich

Sam and I visited the Big Island for the first time in 2013. We found a people who were very hospitable to us and immediately felt a sense of belonging. Escaping from the winter of Alaska, who could resist the warm tropical breezes, the most amazing snorkeling in the world famous Wai Opae tide pools, and above all, the million dollar view from the lanai...not to mention the sunrise! Coming to stay at the house is a respite from all the crazy things going on in the world, the stresses of work, and life in general.

Carol Plancich purchased this house in 2014

Why Carol Plancich chose Kapoho

There are some places in this world that are magical, and Kapoho is one of those places. On our visit early this year, we enjoyed our oceanfront stay so much, that we only left to go to the grocery store to stock up, so we didn't have to leave our paradise for a few more days! We just wanted to hang out and relax and swim and snorkel with the turtles and everything else that lives in the ocean! Our first vacation ever, that we came back totally rested and renewed! It is one of a kind, with special qualities that make it an ideal place to visit, live and play. There truly are, no other places like it! The ultimate place to get away from the hustle and bustle of crowded tourist areas. Featuring also, a quiet and friendly neighborhood.

What makes this house unique

The view from the lanai has been described by dozens of visitors to Oceanfront as the 'million dollar view'. You have to see it to believe it. The ocean shows different qualities every day. In fact, it changes by the minute. From its majestic purples, royal blues, to its golden hues it puts on a different show each day. With tide pools to snorkel in, first class accommodations, and the ocean right out your door, I truly can't think of a better place to stay while you take advantage of all the wonderful things to do on the Big Island.

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Hilo
Car: necessary

Volcano National Park is an easy drive and a very impressive day. Explore the Lava tubes and walk among foliage which reminds you of Jurassic Park! Hot ponds just one mile down the road are a great place to soak and watch the sunrise! Farmers Markets, and a must experience is to visit Uncle Roberts in Kalapana! Two golf courses in the Hilo area and one by Volcano...not bad courses compared to ones in Alaska! Oh! and don't forget to take time to walk on the lava flow. If you are lucky enough to be visiting when the volcano is erupting, watch it fall into the ocean!

Amenities

Kapoho House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Newly remodeled walk-in glass shower enclosure.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 Queen size beds, 1 baby crib and 1 futon/sofa in total in the house.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Heated tide pool is one mile away! Also Isaac Hale beach is about two miles down the road. Isaac Hale features picnic areas, surfing, boogie boarding and beach activities! If you walk around the trails to the right of the boat launch area, you'll find secluded hot ponds, but better yet, watch the incoming waves as turtles like to play in them!

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average rating of 4.7377048 based on 61 reviews
5

Great place! Great view!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay here. How special it was to wake each morning and see this amazing view of the ocean. We would stay here again in a heart beat!!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This property location is fantastic. The tidal pools are right outside. The house has everything that you need to rest and relax.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unbeatable view and fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

The house was very well equipped and only steps from the tidepools and ocean. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay. The location was great for exploring the Hilo area, Volcanoes Nat'l Park, and still being located right on the ocean. The snorkeling at the tidepools was fantastic and being only steps from the water was incredibly convenient. Our favorite aspect was relaxing from the deck as it sits directly in front of that amazing view. It may not be obvious from the pictures but the windows in the living room open completely for a direct view of the ocean from the living room.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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fire and water

  • 4 of 5

The location was perfect for us. Sea view at breakfast and close enough to the national park for explorations and hikes. We also did the Lavaboat tour. The house is nicely furnished and equipped with everything.The only negative were the creepycrawlies, which spoiled a pleasant evening at the Porch. We missed also a shading of the windows, because it got very hot and stuffy during the day because you have to keep the windows closed, when you’re out.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I miss the lanai already!

  • 4 of 5

This house is perfectly situated right on the ocean. You can walk just a few paces down the "street" to very easy snorkeling and wake every morning to a glorious sunrise. We spent every evening on the lanai. Very safe little neighborhood and only a 15-20 minute drive to Pahoa town.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful location, nicely appointed and comfortable house, 180 ocean view

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, great snorkeling at coral gardens within walking distance. Nice quiet neighborhood. However , suggest providing guests with alternate route to the house if they are arriving at night when there is a high tide.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are based on double occupancy. One additional guest is $20.00 each nightly. A couple is $30.00 nightly. Cleaning fee is $100.00 and all rates are PLUS 13.42% Hawaii State Taxes. We are requiring a 25% deposit upon confirmation and the 75% due 60 days prior to rental date. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Accept echeck, & Visa (3% fee Dom., 4% Int'l.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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