The Peaceful Place in a Lush Rainforest(66 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Bedrooms,1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4.Beautiful One Ache Property For Your Enjoyment,
feel the tropical breeze, inhale the fragrant scents in the air and take in the songs of the numerous tropical birds that will greet you. We invite you to experience our style of living...experience Hawaii and feel our Aloha...
Aloha and welcome to our Rainforest Cottage! The moment you enter this truly Hawaiian home you will experience the Aloha. Our cozy two bedroom cottage is on the windward side of the big island of Hawaii. Just 25 minutes south of Hilo International Airport, located in the beautiful Leilani Estates, which is considered one of the more upscale communities in the area. Our home is in a safe and friendly neighborhood, where you can walk, bike and enjoy the lush tropical rainforest setting. Excellent for a small family or perfect for a romantic getaway.
The cottage is surrounded by an acre of lush tropical flowers, native trees and fruit trees. You can pick avocados, pineapple, bananas, rollinia, lilikoi, soursop, papaya, Citrus
Once you're good and rested, you'll want to explore all of the wonderful local amenities. Start with Pahoa town, only 5 minute from the cottage with 11 multi-national restaurants to choose from and an extremely well stocked natural foods store. Expand to the surrounding Puna district and visit the world famous Kapoho snorkeling Tide Pools and Lava Tree State Park.
All along the coast in the rural Puna district, you will discover special places to explore from parks to sheltered coves. 15 minute from the cottage is the exotic Kehana Beach where palm and ironwood trees frame a lovely crescent of black sand. Two miles in the other direction is Mackenzie State Park, with steep lava cliffs and rugged, rocky shore. Mackenzie Park also has hiking trails and accessible lava tubes for spelunking. Five miles from the cottage is Ahalanui Park, which has a naturally heated fresh/salt-water swimming pond.
Take another day to discover old Hawaii. Visit Kalapana Village, only 15 minutes from the cottage, plant a coconut on Hawaii's newest Black Sand Beach created by lava flows in the 90's. Don't miss FREE live local hawaiian music outdoors here every Wednesday night and enjoy the local treats at the farmers market and the food stands, featuring a variety of items including vegan and vegetarian fare. On the way there you'll pass the historical star of the sea painted church. Down the coast you may be able to see a plume of steam rising where lava is flowing in to the ocean!
Don't forget the charming town of Hilo in your itinerary. Only 25 minutes from home, discover Hilo's unique history on Bay Front at the Pacific
Tsunami Museum. Down the street you will be among friendly people as you wander throughout
the stands of Hilo Farmer Market. Sample Hawaiian food, fresh hot tamales and Filipino dessert! You can purchase fresh fish, tropical flowers, organic produce and exotic seasonal fruit to enjoy. You will find yourself in lush botanical gardens, waterfalls and the largest Japanese Garden in the USA. Enjoy snorkeling at Richardson's Beach, Hilo's own black sand beach, watch the dolphins and whales and swim with the turtles.
Take a 45 minute drive or so and you could be at the lovely Volcano, situated near the rim of the Kilauea crater on your way to viewing the lava activity in Volcano National Park (ongoing 20 plus years!) If you ever feel need to leave the Puna district, there's plenty more: Wimea Town, social center of the famous Parker Ranch, Kailua-Kona and it's shopping centre, gorgeous scenery, arts, crafts and all that is has to offer. Don't forget the waterfalls, helicopter rides, parasailing, hiking, kayaking and Hamakua Coast...then come home to your own private retreat where you can rest up for your next island adventure!
Aloha, welcome to paradise!
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Member since: 2014
- 880 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Events Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Island Style Outdoor Shower!!!!
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
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- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Pet Fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.416%
Manager'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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Year Purchased: 2013
About: Hello my name is Matt i was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California a small surfing beach town, I met my wife of twelve years on one of my trips to Bali Indonesia , we both love the beach and island life this is why we love Puna HI , the slow pace, Aloha and the local vibe this is the REAL Hawaii that we want our guest to experience .
Why Pahoa, HI, USA:
Aloha! While you are here, we hope you will feel that Aina Lani is your Hawaiian home, my wife and i wanted to share the happiness and fun of Hawaii with others...ocean and beaches volcano and geological...stars...shopping...historic and cultural...island artists...flowers and culinary...farmers markets the Big Island is a like a small continent--there is an enormous amount to experience here, come and enjoy its wonders.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Beautiful Outdoor Shower Just Build Island Style.
- Primary: +831 338-2053
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tropical view from front of home
Front lanai in your private tropical home
Your private Lanai off the master bedroom
Dining for four..
Fully equipped Kitchen.
Exotic fruit, like this Rollinia grows in the back orchard
Beautiful Kapoho Tide Pools at Sunset
Route 200, known locally as Saddle Road, from downtown Hilo to its junction Kona
The Enchanted Red Road along Puna Coast, only 15 minute away from home
View of the front yard
One tropical acre surrounds the home with a botanical wonderland
living room, dining room and kitchen
We have five different kinds of Bananas, hope there ripe during your stay.
Pineapple growing in the yard
Some of the many waterfalls you will discover in Hilo, (Akaka Falls)
Liliuokalani Gardens is a serene and tranquil area to visit in Hilo.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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