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Tropical Getaway with Ocean Views, Hot Tub, Jacuzzi

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Amazing Views and Private Surroundings.

A beautifully restored historical Plantation House offers privacy and unobstructed views, a jacuzzi bath tub inside and an outside hot tub spa for relaxing. The house is bright and spacious. The large picture windows let the natural beauty inside the house. The high ceiling living room and dining area are elegantly decorated with McGuire vintage furnitures. The outside bamboo garden has hammock and lounge chairs to create a comfortable surrounding to relax and hear tropical birds and trade winds swaying in the giant bamboo and palm trees. A perfect location right down the road from Hawi Coffee Mill, Bamboo and Sushi Rock restaurants and just a short drive to the gorgeous Kauna'oa Beach and spectacular Hapuna Beach which are among the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii. Hapuna Beach was named "America's Best Beach" in 2000 by Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman.

The Plantation House is conveniently located in Hawi Town on the north-western shore of the Big Island of Hawaii, off the road, private and peaceful, surrounded by 200 acres of lush rolling hills. The property can sleep four, has two ultra comfortable Queen size beds, and a leather conversion sofa, a Jacuzzi bathtub, a hot tub spa, a fully equipped modern kitchen with all your basic cooking and service needs, a new dish washer, five burners gas range, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, washer/dryer, Weber BBQ and all your cooking utensils. The house also has a smart Sony TV with free WiFi and Netflix. A drip coffee machine, tea kettle are provided. Complimentary Kona coffee, organic soap, shampoo and body lotion available. Beach accessories, boogie board, beach chairs, umbrella, cooler and towels are also available for guest use. Sorry, no wheelchair access.

More Details

Janet Guastalli
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Janet Guastalli

We have been living in the Hawaiian islands since 1997 and we have established our residence in Hawi in 2002. We like hiking, yoga, open ocean swimming, organic gardening. Hawaii Tax ID W38764682-01 Since 2003.

Janet Guastalli purchased this house in 2002

Why Janet Guastalli chose Hawi

Historical plantation house

What makes this house unique

The amazing surrounding views


Hawi House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Ultra comfortable Posture-pedic Queen size bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ultra comfortable Posture-pedic Queen size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Comfortable sleep leather sofa in the den
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8125 based on 48 reviews

Wonderful Peaceful Hawi Home

  • 5 of 5

This home is very well represented in the photos. I found it extremely private. The garden is surrounded by lush plants so even when you are outside on the lanai you feel like your alone.

Each morning I woke in complete silence. It was very peaceful. It is odd but there is something truly calming about looking out your window and seeing cows grazing. Every vacation home should have them.

The kitchen is fully functional. The hosts left 100% kona coffee for us which was very welcome. We cooked almost all our meals at home and had no problems.

We also enjoyed time in the hot tub.

There are pairs of boogie boards, beach chairs and an umbrella which we made full use of on our trips to the kohala beach.

The hosts were extremely wonderful people. So nice. This is a lovely place to stay and I hope to stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Daranee. Thank you for staying at the Plantation House and for leaving the property clean and tidy. We are glad you had a great time and we look forward to host you again. Aloha Nui
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Spectacular in every way!

  • 5 of 5

From the exquisite view to the beautiful house to the helpful and warm hosts (brought us fresh limes from their tree) , I couldn’t have asked for more. Close to charming town, views change throughout the day - water, horses, cows and calves, scenic fields then a sky filled with millions of stars you can enjoy from the deck or hot tub. Elegant, artistic decor with the finest renovations. We had a wonderful time And would love to live here!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, peaceful cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family of 3 just returned from a short stay at this cozy cottage. We are frequent Big Island visitors, but this was our first stay in sleepy but charming Hawi. We spent two nights at the end of a longer trip. The quaint cottage is pleasant, comfortable, and very well equipped, with good quality, newer kitchen appliances and even a washer/dryer, which was nice. Good wifi and streaming TV that works, if you want that. Amazing dark skies on this end of the island if you are a star gazer. You can relax in the hot tub at night and marvel at the Milky Way, which most city dwellers never see. Very convenient to local sights and activities. The owners are pleasant and laid back. You have plenty of privacy. Recommended

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Get away from the traffic and crowds. Hawi is a diamond in the rough and the plantation house is a wonderful 'base' with access to some of the 'coolest' parts of the Island (esp w/ Volcano NP currently being closed). You feel like you're in Old Hawai'i, but still only a short drive to World-class beaches and resorts......or just enjoy the natutral beauty of the Polulu and Wapio Valleys.

The owners were great, the residence was comfortable and well-appointed. Amazing views (unobstructed views of the ocean) and cool trade winds.

My favorite part was the cows (and horses) @ the ranch next door- we'd have 50-60 cows munching on sugar cane and/or just hanging out with the Egrets, right outside the livingroom window! They added to the ambiance.

We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time at this cottage,

Really pleased with the space. It was just right for our family and guests that we had. We rented it for our honeymoon/vacation. The privacy of the house was really nice, love the wind. The house is really functional if I could change one thing, I would add a pantry or cabinet for food. We loved the town of Hawi and it was a great place to stay. We will be renting from John and Janet again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and cozy, just what we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay near Hawi. It’s a wonderfully cozy cottage nestled against green pastures with a beautiful view. One of the quietest places we’ve ever stayed at. It was super relaxing for us. We got good use out of the hot tub. It’s also close enough to Hawi town that we walked in but we only did that once as there’s no sidewalk so we were having to carefully watch the cars. It was nice being close to the services and restaurants in town.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Bamboo Restaurant
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
King Kamehamea Park
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Akoni Pule Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Bamboo Restaurant
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Hapuna Beach
Car: necessary

Hawi Town is located on the north shore of the Big Island of Hawaii. This is the most historical place in Hawaii facing the island of Maui with moderate weather and soothing trade winds. Hawi Town has great restaurants and boutique shops which showcase local artists creations. Scenic sites close by include famous Pololu valley with spectacular views of the Big Island's north coast and black sands beach, with great hiking trails.. King Kamehameha the Great's birth place and the Mo'okini Heiau oldest Hawaiian temple along the coastline with gorgeous hikes and views of Maui Haleakala volcano. Go for an amazing snorkel at Mahukona and explore the coral reef 10 minutes away, snorkel or scuba dive with turtles in Puako , swim with wild spinner dolphins in Ho'okena, watch the whales crossing the Maui channel just a few miles away (between December and April), go for the boogie boarding of a life time at Hawaii's most beautiful Hapuna Beach nearby or leisure on the beach like a Rockefeller for free at the most magnificent 5 stars Mauna Kea beach hotel 20 minutes away. And if this not enough, hike to the magnificent 1600 feet high Hi'ilawe falls in Waipio valley of the kings. Aloha Nui.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Cancellation Policy: 50% refund up until 30 days prior to arrival, except fees.
Hawaii Occupancy Tax of 10.25% and Sales Excise Tax of 4 % are not included. A $85 cleaning fee is added to your bill. The Plantation House is insured by Tudor Insurance and Lloyds of London up to a $1.000.000 in liability and property damages. You do not have to purchase an additional property damage insurance. At booking, you will only be charged for a $200 refundable damage deposit. Hawaii Tax ID W38764682-01 Since 2003.

NON SMOKING HOUSE: Please do not move furnitures around the house. Septic system requires only waste and waste paper be flushed. DO NOT flush any feminine products, paper towels, feminine or baby wipes, etc.

HOT TUB SPA: Please do not add any type of soap products to the water. Please wash your feet off sand or soil before entering the tub. Refrain from using perfume, essential oils or sun tan lotion in the spa. Do not bring alcoholic beverages or glass container in the tub. When using the hot tub, remember there is certain health risk associated with this facility. Use at your own risk. The hot tub is drained, cleaned, disinfected and refilled before the next guest arrival. We sanitize the spa twice a week; The spa has an ozone generator to maintain residual sanitation effect. Hot tub covers are for insulation purposes and are not designed to support a person or persons. DO NOT STAND ON THE HOT TUB COVER, they will break and you may be charged for replacement.

No refunds or compensation will be given if the Property is unavailable for any reason outside of our control, including but not limited to adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, mechanical failures, acts of government agencies, or utility outages.

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.