Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

A Whale Crossing Vacation Rental North Shore, Big Island

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

PRIVATE OCEAN VIEW VACATION RENTAL. A Whale Crossing Vacation Rental is nestled on the coast of North Kohala, near Upolu Point, on the northwest tip of the Big Island of Hawaii. Enjoy the breathtaking ocean view from this cozy country cottage situated on a secluded pristine coastline. December til May, watch the majestic whales, jumping and singing while relaxing on your private lanai. Magnificent sunsets. Mystical moonbows. Enjoy the sounds of nature, birds, breezes

& whales :) The bedroom gazebo, sleeps two has a king size bed, settee, cable TV, WIFI, CD/radio. The enclosed kitchenette has a double sink, two burner stove with oven, full size refrigerator, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker. pots, pans, dishes. Everything you need. Table & chairs on deck, lounge chairs & BarBQ in the yard. Awesome sunsets!

The bath house has an old-fashioned claw foot tub with a tropical outdoor garden shower.

**Also available is THE HOUSE.. two story, two bedroom, full kitchen, screened in porch with a wrap around deck. Sleeps 5 Awesome ocean views

*Great hiking trails. Walking distance to the ocean and King Kamehameha's Birth Site and the Mo'okini Heiau. Just minutes to Hawi and Kapaau towns for great dining, galleries and shopping. Convenient location with a 45-minute dive to the Kailua Kona Airport, and 25 minute drive to the Gold Coast Resort beaches and golf. Hapuna Beach and Mauna Kea Beach ... the top 10 best beaches in the world. Come and enjoy this 'Special Rustic Hawaiian Experience' It is a special place!

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Linda
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Linda

My husband, Marty & I have lived here 35 years. We are so lucky! A Whale Crossing Vacation Rental is a 'Special Place'. We call it a Hawaiian Experience... Come visit.

We look forward to meeting you.

Why Linda chose Hawi

It's the best.. very private in the country side. Only two houses on this road. Awesome ocean & sunset views. You can see Maui.

It's a Hawaiian Experience...

What makes this cottage unique

Very Historical...Walking distance to the ocean. Awesome Views!! Surrounded by 850 acres of Bishop Estate pasture land. Very Private...Whales give birth in the bay in front of our property.... Very Cool!! Some times the whales will wake us up at night flapping their tail and with their song. We have boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach chairs and even suntan lotion so come play.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a "special place" A true Hawaiian Experience!
Jun 2008
  • 1 of 1

Amenities

Hawi Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Private Bath House has an Old Fashion Bath Tub with an Outside Garden Shower....Awesome!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Other (See Description) - 1 king
  • KING size Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
King Kam Park (3 miles in Kapaau Town) has a1/2 size Olympic size pool.. open free to the public with hot showers

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

92% Complete
3% Complete
0% Complete
3% Complete
0% Complete
A Whale Crossing Vacation Rental North Shore, Big Island
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 27 reviews
2

Glorified camping

  • 2 of 5

Pretty location, great sunset down the road, cost did not equal quality of place. Grounds and accommodations need some TLC.

Would recommend if cost dropped by half or more

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, We have been in a major drought and it has not been as green and pretty as usual. Unfortunately we are not in charge of the weather, but we do have a new gardener. This is our first bad review in years. Mahalo,
Did you find this review helpful?
0 1
5

Very private scenic property.

  • 5 of 5

A whales crossing was perfect for us. It was very small, extremely private, quiet, easy living. The sunset each night became a tradition. I loved the outdoor shower.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
Oakland, California
5

Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

Had a great weekend at A Whale Crossing. Rented the smaller beach shack for a friend and me, and was delighted with the accommodations. Great large yard, easy walk to a lava rock shoreline, wonderful outdoor shower and bath house. Would definitely come back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming.. so happy you enjoyed your stay. Come again. Mahalo, Linda & Marty
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

awsom experience

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at a whale crossing was an incredible experience. From your lanai you can see plenty of whales spouting and a few jumping even without binocs. In the morrning we were treated to an array of song birds. The dogs are very loving and fun to play with. Linda and Marty are wonderful host. If we ever we are fortunate to visit the big island again we will definitely stay here. Suzy and Trampus Travis. 01/20/2017

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Perfect place for independent travelers

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I stayed four days and nights in January 2017 and loved it. The house was clean and had everything we needed. It was great to have the use of the stacking washer and dryer. The bathroom was clean and well appointed, with a nice shower. The kitchen was spacious and clean. Best of all, the view was spectacular. We loved watching whales sounding and could see Maui and Kaho'olawe islands. The Whale Crossing is a mile off the main road, surrounded by ranch land. It was quiet and peaceful. It's only a five minute drive to the center of Hawi and ten minutes to Kapa'au for supplies. Linda was a nice host. She made sure we had everything when we arrived, then she totally respected our privacy over the course of our stay. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Scott & Nora's adventure

  • 5 of 5

Nora and I loved our stay in the cottage. We enjoyed morning coffee overlooking the whales as they passed by. AWhalecrossing is an adventure one will never forget. And will want to recreate over and over again. The remote beauty of the property is amazing and oh so peaceful. It heals the body and soul. The cottage and its surroundings are perfect. We wouldn't change anything. If getting away from it all is a priority this is the place to be! Just a wonderful experience. Thank you so much Linda and Marty, you made our stay AWESOME!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Kohala Historical Sites State Monument
"Walking distance to the ocean King Kamehameh's Birth Site and more historical sites"
Pololu Valley
Pololu Valley Lookout
Spencer Beach Park
King Kamehameha Statue
HĀPUNA BEACH STATE RECREATION AREA
"Top 10 beaches in the world..20 miles down the road"
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
KOA
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Bamboo Restaurant..Sushi Rock
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
King Kam Park 10 hole for $10
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Akoni Pule Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Sushi Rock, Minnie's
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Mauna Kea..Hapuna Beach
Car: necessary

Walking distance to the ocean. (1500 ') Walking trails to Historical Sites, King Kamehameha's birth site and more

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.4%

2nd UNIT ON PROPERTY 2 STORY 2 BEDROOM HOUSE SLEEPS 5.. FULL KITCHEN, WASHER/DRYER, WRAP AROUND DECK WITH AWESOME OCEAN VIEW... WALK TO THE OCEAN....YOU CAN HEAR THE WHALES!
**No refunds unless I'm able to re-book

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

You might like these similar properties