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Paradise farmstay: perfect location to explore Hawaii, 12 miles from Hilo!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin


About the property

Cluster of 3 cabins perfect for creative content producers, artists, and couples

Paradise Ocean View Cabins


The Space


Beautiful new cabin furnished with a king size bed featuring soft, comfortable, 100% cotton sheets and duvets. Perfect for a single person or a couple. Located on a rural sustainable, family farm on the slope of Mauna Kea (the tallest mountain on the planet).  Epic views of the Pacific Ocean close enough to hear the waves and watch the whales when they are in season.  Our farm also features an incredibly beautiful accessible waterfall which cascades down to the ocean less than a 5 min walk from your cabin!  



Guest Access


On site laundry service is available. We have a spotless bathroom and a full community kitchen to prepare your own food.  We love to share seasonally farm fresh produce we have grown when available, including bananas, papayas, and eggs from our chickens. We have complementary Wi-Fi internet access available to our guests, and best of all the stream and waterfall are accessible and just a short walk from your cabin.


Interaction with Guests


The hosts live on the farm in the Waterfall cabin about 100 yards from the cluster of cabins, and our caretakers Sean and Margaret live in the Earth cabin.  Ours is a community setting with a common kitchen and bathrooms for the three cabins in the cluster. Your cabin is essentially a private bedroom with a lanai (porch) overlooking the kitchen garden. Outdoor living is the natural order here at our home in paradise. We respect our guests’ privacy and are available to recommend our favorite places to go and things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii.



The Neighborhood




Pepe'ekeo is a small rural town on the beautiful Hamakua coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.  Hamakua translates as - Ha - the breath of life - Ma - belonging to - Ku -the gods - A - all of them.  So our farm is on the coast belonging to the breath of life of all the gods.  Yes, this is truly paradise!  Only 12 miles from Hilo town, it has convenient access to many of the Island attractions, yet has a laid back Hawaiian style country feel. Our 15 acre farm is fully fenced in, providing ample space for our guests' privacy.



Getting around


Vehicle rental is fairly essential for getting around the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii.



Extra Details


We have three sweet and friendly dogs here on the farm who roam freely within our completely fenced in 15 acres. They’re a good little bunch and we hope you enjoy them.

We live on a sustainable family farm in paradise, and are passionate about farm to table meals!

We raise our own cows to help us keep the grass cut and also to keep our freezer full of beef.

Our cows graze freely on our land and live happily and healthfully, playing and basking in the Hawaii sunshine.

We have a flock of free range chickens as well and collect fresh eggs daily. When available we will put some in the fridge for you.

Also we have fresh fruit on the farm that we happily share. Our wide variety of bananas, papayas and pineapples are growing in abundance as well as beautiful squash and other seasonal veggies.




House Rules


In order to keep our beautiful farm in the best possible condition for guests and ourselves we have a few simple guidelines to maintain our home in paradise.

Check in is between 2:00 - 5:00 PM. Our farm is out in the country and there are no street lights, so it gets very dark after sunset. It is much easier to find and more pleasant for everybody if you check in from 2:00 - 5:00. Check out is by 10:00 AM. If you would please communicate with us the day of your arrival to coordinate your arrival time that will ensure that someone is here to check you in.


1.)    We ask that you do not bring food or beverages other than water into the sleeping cabins. There is a table for two on each lanai as well as a beautiful kitchen and a table overlooking the Pacific for you to enjoy your meals and beverages.

2.)    Please leave your shoes outside of the cabins.

3.)    No smoking in any of the cabins.


House Manual


Thank you for booking a stay in a cabin on our farm in Pepe’ekeo!  We are sure that you will love it here, and to help ensure a fantastic stay, here are some things we think might be nice to know:

-Our farm is only 10 miles from town, but feels like it is out in the country.  A flashlight or headlamp is useful for walking around after sunset.

-Slippas aka flip flops are the most practical and comfortable footwear for Hawaii.  Get yourself a pair of LocalsTM at the grocery store for about $5 to fit right in.  Also local customs ask that you please leave them at the door.

-If you are planning on visiting Mauna Kea, know that the summit is almost 14,000 feet above sea level and is surprisingly cold.


If you have any questions, let us know.  We are happy to give you a locals insight into things to see and do on the Beautiful Big Island of Hawaii!

More Details

Property Manager
Marcus Spallek
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017


Pepeekeo Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Outdoor Showers - shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Sky Cabin - 1 king
  • Books
  • Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Paradise farmstay: perfect location to explore Hawaii, 12 miles from Hilo!
average rating of 4.631579 based on 19 reviews

This was one of the most relaxing places I've ever stayed at

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved this place. We went to sleep every night to coqui frogs and rain showers every night. It is very close to Hilo only about 10 minutes away. The owner and caretaker were extremely nice and helpful. We would definitely recommend this rental to anyone visiting the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, relaxing place with very kind hosts

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying at this lovely farm. Marcus, Mary Ellen, Margaret and Sean were warm and welcoming. You can tell how much intention they put into the farm and home. If you have a chance to stay here, do it! You will instantly fall into a slow relaxing pace of life. Beautiful sunrises, fresh fruit, walk to ocean cliffs, cool dip in the stream. We stayed 2 nights but wanted more!

One note - Bring your own coffee/tea. Not provided, though there is a full nice kitchen. And Sharks Coffee is a nice place to visit in the morning if you don't have any.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautifully relaxing

  • 5 of 5

What a nice peaceful place to stay. We were only here 1 night and were not on the property long due to the fact that we met up with some friends and had dinner with them and were off early in the morning. Slept so well on the bed with the open windows-so cozy. Loved the outdoor shower too. We also walked to the falls that are close by to cool off on arrival. I hope I get to come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the stay

  • 5 of 5

It was a awesome stay. From the great views. To the breeze. Very comfortable bed and very friendly and helpful people. And quite. Loved everything about it.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful farm and awesome people!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed three nights at this farm and enjoyed the place very much! The room was spacious and comfortable and the bed was very nice. We liked getting to meet the family and their sweet pets, and they kindly gave us many recommendations and answered any questions we had. This is a convenient location not far from Hilo. We recommend this place to anyone who enjoys meeting others, likes a quiet peaceful environment, and wants to avoid the resort/hotel feel. Its important to know the shower is outdoor and the bathroom and kitchen are shared, but this wasn't a problem for us. We hope to come back here again someday!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, our two year old and I just spent a week at the Paradise Farmstay in Pepeekeo and we could not have had a better experience. The property is beautiful and situated in a perfect place - convenient to Hilo shops and restaurants yet tucked away in an area that feels quiet and remote. Our hosts were incredibly kind and gracious and went out of their way to make sure we felt welcomed and comfortable. Our room was perfect - a huge comfortable bed and lovely lanai where we could sit and have breakfast watching the sun come up over the ocean. The bathroom and kitchen facilities were spotless and everything we could have hoped for - we especially loved the private outdoor shower. We enjoyed every moment of our stay and cannot wait to come back. If you are visiting Hilo and looking for a unique and beautiful place to stay I highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Shark's Coffee Honomu
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Pepeekeo Cabin Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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