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Kitchen & dining space. Equipped & generously stocked for 2 people on vacation.

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Hawaii Tax License: 055-308-0832-01

Kindly read one house rule below before inquiring.

SMALL, INTIMATE, COZY COTTAGE PERFECTLY SIZED, FURNISHED and OFFERED for 2 PEOPLE registered (no others to join day/night). One bedroom = bed is shared.

DURATION: 5-nights minimum (7+ nights auto discount). No monthly contracts.

LOOKING FOR A PRIVATE RETREAT, INTIMATE REPOSE, CAREFREE ESCAPE?
Then, this is for you.

HALE KEA COTTAGE: A Small House Hosted With Big Heart & Aloha.

Our house is 15 years on VRBO. We love guests. And, our many annual guests love it as their Hawaii "home away from home". Self-catering (not a BnB).

OWNER MANAGED AND PRESENT - disclosure:
Owner house is on property at respectful distance; not intrusive. PRIVACY IS YOURS.
I warmly welcome you arriving, am cheerfully responsive -if- needed and provide a small, well-managed, clean, stocked, equipped cottage nice for 2 people on quiet vacation.
If issues arise, we remedy = you relax.

Independently, the place has own entrance and facilities with no shared areas yet it's on a shared owner's property. A parking spot is in front (not driveway).

RESERVE WITH CONFIDENCE.
I'm an EXPERIENCED RENTAL OWNER. Tested & Trusted. I'm attentive to detail and service a great stay experience. Hawaii State registered, licensed & a visitor bureau member. Travelers, inquire please -- I do not take third-party inquiries from travel agents, tour operators or other third-parties; no reservations, no payments from a third party. We are owner managed and only work with the traveler.

HOUSE OCCUPANCY LIMIT - disclosure.
Our small, 600 sq foot house is sized perfectly for 2 REGISTERED people on vacation (with no others to come join, day visit or night). We set up and supply it well to provide for the suitable use of a couple (2) of travelers who seek relaxing vacation stay.

First, to know BEFORE inquiring / booking.
#1 HOUSE RULE
The place will be used only by the 2 registered people we contract. This is not the place for stop-ins, get-togethers, parties, gatherings, events, commercial service usage.
#2 No smoking products, e-vape, illicit drugs. Not inside / outside.
#3 No pets.

ARRIVE. RELAX. ESCAPE
Feel "away from it all" yet not isolated. You'll live with comfort and convenience, off the main road in a lovely, quiet, scenic area.
You'll love the access to Kohala Coast beaches, sights, shops and all. Cook, BBQ, dine in or on deck.

PRICE / TERMS / DISCOUNT / RESERVING.
Short-term stays (month stays not offered).
Minimum = 5 nights. Maximum = conditional

PRICE SHOWN IS FOR 2 PEOPLE.
Night rate quoted (Instant Quote) is for a minimum of 5 nights (no fewer offered).
DISCOUNT offered is for a minimum 7+ nights.
EXTRA COST (not shown here) determined if/for 1 baby = 3rd guest. We have bed-side crib, high chair, play pen, stroller for our small guest.

UPFRONT SAVINGS = YOU CAN PACK LESS / SPEND LESS / SAVE MORE.
For two, we include GENEROUS AMENITIES for your convenience (more than basics): stocked kitchen, bath, bedroom, house items, beach gear, parking, all linens, laundry soap, body soaps, paper items, cooking items, BBQ propane and more.

HOW TO INQUIRE
Please COMPLETE THE INQUIRY FORM, for my priority response, to include your full name + who accompanies you + comment (a little about yourself and why my house interests you) to help quicken the process. It helps knowing YOUR REQUIREMENTS first which I would like to be able to match.

A BOOKING IS BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT
Let's both be sure house usage is suitable and both our expectations can be met before we commit to book.

THE PROCESS IS EASY & SECURE:
1) Inquire
2) Review my offer & rental terms.
3) Return registration ID form / I send contract / You pay deposit.
IDENTIFICATION: Required before I accept (your name to match credit card or check used); No third party booking; House may not sublet (contract is not transferable).

THE SPACE
HALE KEA COTTAGE is IDEAL FOR A QUIET COUPLE. 1 bedroom with one big shared bed (Eastern Cal-King) + 1 bathroom + kitchen + sitting room + lanai (deck). We can fit 1 baby using our (clean) baby gear.

EQUIPPED WITH YOUR COMFORT IN MIND.
Turn-key-ready house for cozy, intimate vacation. It's off main road on *beach side* between Kawaihae and Waimea villages. Comfortably warm temps (80sF /day; 70sF /night). Minutes drive on ocean-view, uncongested, scenic road to best beaches (Kohala Coast), markets and easy reach to all destinations. You'll live & sleep well with quality furnishings, sumptuous bedding, beach gear and more than essential house items.

HALE KEA COTTAGE is fully furnished, stocked for you with quality in mind for decor, linens, equipped kitchen and amenities including bath essentials, paper products, shampoo, soap, laundry machines, robes, slippers and more. Relax on a private deck, cook in, BBQ out / dine in or out. Enjoy a selection of Hawaii music/books. Cable + Roku provided for accessing popular TV shows & films. Here, you'll relax on your sun deck, cook in or out (kitchen or BBQ), quality inventory, free laundry machines, laptops and kayaks among many amenities. Pick up fresh-caught, cleaned fish at the nearby fish monger down the road. Feast on grass-fed beef and lamb off your BBQ. Enjoy 5 farmers' markets.

STAY CONNECTED: With WIFI + LAPTOPS included - free to use so you can stay connected.

NO AIR CONDITION (arid, comfortable temps).

The cottage is lovingly maintained, updated, clean, and 100% owner-managed for your self-catered, independent vacation. It's a peaceful, tropical setting. You'll sleep well in a good bed with 3 inches of memory foam topper. Nights are quiet for restful sleep. You will feel like you live in Hawaii in one of the nicest, small, peaceful locations only minutes (10 -12 min.) to reach Hapuna Beach, Mauna Kea Beach, Spencer's Beach, Beach 69 --you'll have all other Kohala Coast beaches to enjoy within a short drive.

KEEP THE PEACE
No loud music; no boisterous conduct. This cottage is NOT permitted to use as a venue for any size gathering: no parties, visitors, events, meetings, selling of services, or vendor merchandise from our property.

INFO: ORIENTATION + OFFER / REGISTRATION / RENTAL TERMS / PROCESS
If I can meet your expectations, I will email you a *Registration Form* + our non-binding *Orientation + Offer* which includes location, map(s), surroundings, beaches, amenities, villages for shops and culture, easy rental terms, cancellation policy and more for your consideration (prior to booking).

IDENTIFICATION: registration form required for ID *before* I will accept a booking.

LOCATION AREA
Peaceful, convenient and *minutes* to BEST swimming beaches (Kohala Coast) and convenient to popular destinations. This area is a hub of coastal recreation, hiking, history, culture and natural wonders. We're inside a small subdivision (not on Kawaihae Road). Waimea village is a few miles away (10 minutes drive). The VRBO 'Kamuela-Waimea' headline covers Waimea Village -and also- an expansive area miles around it. SOUTH KOHALA district is vast and dotted with miles of villages, small residential areas, resorts & beaches; we all share the postal code for 'Kamuela'.

LOCATION & CLIMATE
We are few miles away from Waimea village "down the hill" on the beach side commonly called the “dry side" in Kamuela. Why should you know this? Climate here is warmer, sunnier, arid than in Waimea village.

Expect a climate / weather pattern variance around island. Our cottage location is ideally warmer, dryer (very low rain level) and sunnier, all year (we are away from Waimea village's colder, wet weather).

YOU'LL LOVE THIS AREA
We have it all. Our spot is ideally situated to enjoy coastline, swim, dive, snorkel, boating, resort amenities, pristine nature areas for walks, sacred sites, stunning views, and lovely near by villages, such as Waimea Village a few miles away is A CHARM of the island and great for shopping, farmers’ markets, rich local history, restaurants, boutiques, galleries, antiquing, community pool, good hospital, playgrounds, astronomy, Parker Ranch, Anna Ranch Museum, and much more to delight.

HOW FAR TO EXPLORE?
Our location is perfect for exploring the entire island. With the beaches, you will easily reach other popular destinations: The Saddle Road for the 'Mauna Kea Summit, Honokaa Village to reach Waipio Valley, Hawi Village, Kapa'au Village and Pololu Valley (40 minutes). It's 40 minutes to Kailua Kona, and 60 miles to Hilo, from where it's just 26 miles more to Volcano park!

KOHALA COAST
Blessed with sun, dotted with sand beaches, aqua bays, snorkel, kayak spots, resort amenities and pristine natural areas. Our location is perfect for exploring the entire island. You'll have the benefit of being close to beaches, nature and have access to resorts, if you wish, but you will live away from the commercial, tourist fray without being isolated. There are miles of non-resort bays and coastal nature areas to walk, explore.

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Member since: 2001

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    MATURE from 21 years old behaving responsibly. It's not the place for parties or gatherings of any size/nature. Only the 2 registered guests may be on the property; no proxy signatures / no sublets....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Hawaii State law prohibits smoking in public places. And, no smoking in any form on our property...including e-cigarettes / vaper....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    We have equipment for ONE baby. It is important for parents to know that this private house is NOT 'baby-proof for safety'. Glass furniture, no deck guard, no play area, no fencing. A baby/toddler is limited to the rented space + enclosed deck area. But, we prepare lots for a baby guest in the house. We have easy rules in the Rental Agreement for families with a baby. We ask parents to be attentive and supervise their child with courtesy in our home regarding the following: no bed-jumping, no furniture rearranging, running wild, eating on furniture & carpets {we have dining tables}, child handling electronics, using house items as toys, etc.. We provide beach toys, books, films, puzzles, and more for them to play with at home. Note: if bed wetting is an issue, please talk to us about it so we can protect furniture and items. It's really not okay for us to find urine stains (other) on sheets, towels, blankets, carpets, stained furniture cushions....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Hale Kea King Bdrm: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 baby crib

    There is only 1 bedroom = 1 bed. Crib is infant size - 1 yrs...moreless

  • King size bed is *Eastern* Cal-King (larger than a standard king) + gel-memory mattress topper = extra comfort. Large closet for hanging clothes with shelves, dresser with in-built vanity, two large windows for light and ventilation. No on-looking windows. We have everything for a baby: Crib (1), Maclaren Stroller / Pottery Barn Crib-Co Sleeper / Graco High Chair /; Cosco Play Pen. PARENTS PLEASE BE FOREWARNED: this entire property, and in the rental cottage is NOT baby/toddler safety proof. It's a small, shared property with no play area; no property fencing. There are 5 GLASS tables. Glass door. No safety latches on cabinets. Low cottage deck is a few inches off ground and open on 2 sides with steps to access/exit. Gravel foot path to house on upward slope (no pavement). ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1 - Hale Kea: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Newer; tiled; vanity/sink; good lighting; makeup mirror...moreless

  • Hale Kea Cottage has a traditional soaking tub + shower; tiled floor / vanity / granite counter / large mirror / good lighting / makeup mirror / window ventilation / closet houses washer + dryer + laundry detergent. Soaps, shampoo, paper products. Bath towels, bath sheets, hand towels, washcloths, bathrobes. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • VRBO provides us a link to our WEBSITE (above PHOTOS) -- visit it for a COMPLETE LIST OF AMENITIES...organized by 'pantry': Among them are ...Water Filters, Full Beach Equipment (incl, Snorkel Gear, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrellas, Beach Towels, Boogie Boards, Sand Toys, Flotation toys ), Sports Equipment (Kayaks, walking sticks, sports equipment on REQUEST), Children's Equipment & Toys....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Hawaii based content such as history, culture, nature, crafts, cooking, interior décor, tour destinations....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    We have regional 'Hawaiian' music selections . There is also 'cable' radio that offers every style of music. You'll find your favorite!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Hale Kea: Access to ROKU, Amazon Prime, cable stations. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Newer flat screen models. Sony Bravia. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Beach toys. Coloring books, crayons, puzzles, games, DVDs. Guest may not bring children's coloring 'markers' or paints to our home....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    This is a scenic area. We're in between 4 of Hawaii Island's 5 volcanoes...and in the low foothills. Distant view: Mauna Kea + summit observatories, Hualalai and Kohala volcanoes....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    From Hale Kea Cottage it's 10 minutes on thea scenic, rural Kawaihae Road to reach the coast road for access to the best Kohala Coast beaches including Hapuna, Kauna'oa and numerous beaches, bays.....moreless

  • Rural:

    Minutes from beautiful Kohala Coast beaches and resorts, yet out of the 'commercial fray'. And, minutes from charming country village for shopping and local culture. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Cable TV. ROKU. AMAZON PRIME via which one may download Video Unlimited, TV programs, Movies *and* access Netflix, VUDU, more (with your own member logins). ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Front-loading - Kea’s is inside cottage. Also, 'own' laundry line for fresh air drying. HELP Hawaii: sun is the best energy source -- although you have a dryer inside....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    House has a laptop (no charge) . NO PRINTER Laptop is provided for guests to have easy access to search for destinations around the island. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High speed provided by Time Warner Oceanic Cable. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Clean, quality bed sheets. Blankets & summer comforter (for cooler winter month nights) are clean (changed between guests). Four, clean bed pillows. Mattress protector (changed between guests). ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    Private on property for *one* rental car. Kea: front of house. No need to worry about where to park your *one permitted* rental car...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell Tracfone with minutes loaded for local calling. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Ample bath sheets, bath towels, hand towels, washcloths and big beach towels.. Between 3-5 days, owner provides fresh, replacement set. Bathrobes, house slippers and kimonos for both genders....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front-loading. Detergent safe for septic tank, environment and you [no perfume, dye free]. Guests may NOT bring own detergent, bleach, softeners to use in our machines --- ref. septic tank ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Wifi ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Electric coffee maker as well as coffee 'press' model. Grinder for beans, sugar and creamer provided. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Well stocked kitchen. See 'Kitchen' inventory here and check out website for 'amenities' where everything is listed by 'pantry'....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Supplied for our registered guests. Stocked for a couple's stay....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Standard top freezer in refrigerator. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    KEA kitchen w/oven range. Micro oven, toaster, rice cooker, blender, bake trays/pans, cookware, el. kettle, a compete kitchen inventory - except dishwasher. Guests may request Crock Pot, a juicer (J.La Lane) if they know how to use and CLEAN it. Water clean to drink from tap plus there's a water filter....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Panasonic newer model...moreless

  • Oven:

    Hale Kea Cottage has Kenmore brand standard oven range....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    More than essentials provided...visit our website to see 'Amenities'...it's a complete list, by pantry. Link to website is below, above the photos. You buy only your specificl food items. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With top freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Hale Kea Cottage has Kenmore brand standard stove top + oven (electric)....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck is low to the ground with with steps up to it + with private door, garden surround. No fencing....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak free to use if you know how = paddling is in ocean not a lake (you sign liability waiver). It is a double, two-person (tandem) model. Includes life jackets, back rests, car roof pads....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    KEA =300 sq ft. deck/garden surround. No on looking windows. Deck is set up for dining and lounging. Private. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber 'Spirit' brand....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards, snorkel gear, noodles. Sand toys for children. Beach chairs, sand back rests, beach umbrellas {You use everything at your own risk.}...moreless

 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas / New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2017
7 night min stay
$160
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$160
$1,008

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13.416%

Notes:

No third-party bookings. Rental acceptance is by mutual agreement between traveler and owner to ensure your best vacation experience to meet everyone's expectation. Occupancy limited to 2 registered guests -- no added visitors day/night -- we do not cover for more people. We comfortably accommodate ONE baby (cribbed) - we provide baby gear; NOTE: property is not "baby safety proof" -- parents accept all risk for the safety of their family.

YOU ARE ADVISED TO HAVE *TRAVEL INSURANCE* TO PROTECT YOUR FLIGHT + RENTAL ACCOMMODATION cost. Our CANCELLATION POLICY over rides VRBO's: Cancel 60 DAYS PRIOR ARRIVAL for refund (minus $250 cancel fee - we use it to cover the extra fees we will be charged to advertise a "cancellation" opening) -and- our refunds are on a sliding scale. So, BEFORE accepting a reservation, we provide you a "Orientation + Offer" with FULL DETAILS on what you can expect, for your full consideration -- it is required and seriously advised to read our "Orientation + Offer" before committing a payment (we just don't want you to have to wait for your pre-authorized credit card payment to be released back to you for up to a week if one of us decides the house or location is not going to work for you) . Deciding on the appropriate rental for your vacation does involve more than just the price and location -- please consider features of the property before choosing. Cancellation is valid only in writing.

No resident rate = everyone is treated equal for a 10% discount for a minimum of 7 nights. No month rate = no month contracts offered. Credit cd: by PAYPRO merchant or PayPal or HomeAway payment service; personal checks (30 days in advance of arrival); bank checks (30 days in advance); int'l bank transfer. No E-checks. Vacation cottage is offered for short-term vacations only = no tenant leasing for month long stays as we can not make it available long-term (we use our cottage, as does our family and friends in between welcoming our vacation guests).


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

36 Miles
Nearest Airport
Keahole (KOA) Kona International
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Dolphin / Kawaihae Seafood Bar / Cafe Pesto
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
No ferry. Small Boat Harbor (cruising, diving)
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mauna Kea / Hapuna Prince / Waikoloa
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Queen K. Hwy / Rt 270
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Merrimans, Red Rive Cafe, many others!
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hapuna Beach, Kaunaoa Beach - 12 minutes

Car: Necessary

Kohala Coast Beaches & Secluded Bays you'll enjoy nearby:

Kaunaoa - 'Mauna Kea beach' / Hapuna Beach State Park / Spencers Beach Park / Waialea Bay - Beach 69 / Anaeho'omalu A-Bay / Kiholo Bay/ Kua Bay - Manini'owali / Makalawena Beach / Kekaha Kai State Park / Kukio Beach / Kikaua Point / Kahuwai Bay . There are nice beach picnic spots as well along Kohala Coast with BBQ grills and picnic tables.

If you're a hiker, or a cyclist, we'll give tips on trails and best roads. We have local knowledge for not only trail changes but for new trails - beach trails, birding places and forest trails. We always inform our guests of the local cultural events happening during their stay dates, as well, which they would otherwise not know about.

Other activities to indulge in:

Scuba Diving, Boogie Boarding, Whale & Manta Ray Watch, Fitness Center nearby + Zumba, Star Gazing, Yoga Center, Helicopter Flights, Sacred Sites & Petroglyphs, Churches, VINTAGE shops, Farmers' Markets, Plantations (coffee, tea, vanilla, honey producers, macadamenian nut farms, chocolate growers).

 

Owner info

About the owner: Tax licensed in State of Hawaii. Members of Hawaii Tourism Board. We are 100% owner self-managed by a married couple (Hawaii residents). We live in a separate house on property (YOUR PRIVACY IS ASSURED). I welcome and check you in. We have a rich history of wonderful guest experiences. I respond to "inquiries" by sending a complete and unbinding offer *prior* to both parties agreeing to book. As Hawaii residents, we are available 24/7 to help with questions, advice, and to assist with any problem that could arise. We strive to take care of every detail before you arrive so your accommodation is as advertised. During your stay, no issue should ever go unresolved…no problem should ever fester…your vacation experience in our home is important to us, too! Guests expect a good accommodation -- and we *expect* guests to communicate with us *immediately* if anything isn't as we said it would be. *Give us a chance to help you*.

Why the Owner Chose Waimea, Hawaii County, HI, USA:
We settled in Hawaii because it's a peaceful place where the people are friendly, the sun shines, the ocean is an important part of the lifestyle and culture, we feel good here and life is wonderful on this island. Our district, South Kohala, has the most consistently warm, rainless and sunny days. We love being close to the best beaches the island offers minutes away, the rich local history, sea life, the music, hula, music festivals year round, and sharing it with you.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This scenic area is convenient to all destinations; we're situated in beautiful, pleasant surroundings amid nice homes and well-kept, flowering gardens. It's a quiet place by day, for relaxing in a comfortably warm and arid climate, and by night for sleeping well and undisturbed in a cool climate without the need for air conditioning. Properties here are from 1/3 to 1/2 acre each. This is not a 'congested' neighborhood. It's spacious, clean, neat {no junked homes}, pretty and friendly. One can start the day with a morning walk in our traffic-free, small neighborhood before heading out for a day of relaxing at the beach or a 'Big Island' adventure. Some guests take a morning walk, go for a dip in the ocean afterwards, just down the road, then return to shower and head out for more to experiences.


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/04/2016

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  • Kitchen & dining space. Equipped & generously stocked for 2 people on vacation.

    Kitchen & dining space. Equipped & generously stocked for 2 people on vacation.

  • Hale Kea Cottage has its  own private entrance. Parking for only 1 rental car.

    Hale Kea Cottage has its own private entrance. Parking for only 1 rental car.

  • Some of our tropical plants and a peek at the nearest neighboring surroundings.

    Some of our tropical plants and a peek at the nearest neighboring surroundings.

  • Glass & screen slider doors; enter from deck. BBQ is feet away (dine in or out.)

    Glass & screen slider doors; enter from deck. BBQ is feet away (dine in or out.)

  • Soft sofa seating. Relax in a reclining chair.  Sony-Bravia flat-screen TV.

    Soft sofa seating. Relax in a reclining chair. Sony-Bravia flat-screen TV.

  • Roomy bathroom. Granit vanity. Tiled floor. Soaking tub, shower & wash/dryer

    Roomy bathroom. Granit vanity. Tiled floor. Soaking tub, shower & wash/dryer

  • Hualalai Volcano in sunset distance. We're just minutes to the sunset beaches.

    Hualalai Volcano in sunset distance. We're just minutes to the sunset beaches.

  • Mauna Kea Volcano in snow-capped winter. Easy, scenic drive from our cottage.

    Mauna Kea Volcano in snow-capped winter. Easy, scenic drive from our cottage.

  • BBQ-ing in privacy on your large deck for indoor or outdoor dining.

    BBQ-ing in privacy on your large deck for indoor or outdoor dining.

  • Lounging for two on deck. Half the deck is in morning to early afternoon shade.

    Lounging for two on deck. Half the deck is in morning to early afternoon shade.

  • Don't forget a hat. Or, use one of ours (we steam clean them between use).

    Don't forget a hat. Or, use one of ours (we steam clean them between use).

  • Good place to learn to surf or watch others -- just a few minutes down the road.

    Good place to learn to surf or watch others -- just a few minutes down the road.

  • Kenmore glass-flat-top stove/oven range. Large, airy windows around the house.

    Kenmore glass-flat-top stove/oven range. Large, airy windows around the house.

  • Typical day on dry side of Kamuela - usual beach days. Mild temps day and night.

    Typical day on dry side of Kamuela - usual beach days. Mild temps day and night.

  • Spacious gardens between nice homes. No overcrowding. No on-looking windows.

    Spacious gardens between nice homes. No overcrowding. No on-looking windows.

  • Hale Kea Cottage's indoor dining. Kitchen is equipped for fine & casual dining.

    Hale Kea Cottage's indoor dining. Kitchen is equipped for fine & casual dining.

  • Eastern Cal-King bed just for two. Sleep well in quiet, comfortably cool nights.

    Eastern Cal-King bed just for two. Sleep well in quiet, comfortably cool nights.

  • Outdoor deck dining in tropical garden surround.  BBQ in privacy on deck.

    Outdoor deck dining in tropical garden surround. BBQ in privacy on deck.

  • Kaunaoa Beach -- 12 minutes away is one. You'll have all Kohala Coast beaches.

    Kaunaoa Beach -- 12 minutes away is one. You'll have all Kohala Coast beaches.

  • Privacy plants surround the house with palm trees and other tropical plants.

    Privacy plants surround the house with palm trees and other tropical plants.

  • Clean Weber "Spirit" BBQ. We provide the propane.

    Clean Weber "Spirit" BBQ. We provide the propane.

  • Almost gone. We provide bird seed. Colorful finch, minor birds, cardinals visit

    Almost gone. We provide bird seed. Colorful finch, minor birds, cardinals visit

  • Big beach towels. Soft, CLEAN, indoor slippers. No shoes in house is our custom.

    Big beach towels. Soft, CLEAN, indoor slippers. No shoes in house is our custom.

  • Begin your evenings with a sunset stroll, seaside drinks, dinner. That's Hawaii.

    Begin your evenings with a sunset stroll, seaside drinks, dinner. That's Hawaii.

VRBO #9817

This listing was first published here in 2001.

Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016

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Minutes to Best Beaches (Kohala Coast) Nice For Two Who Seek Comfort & Privacy

Waimea, Hawaii County, HI, USA #9817

1 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 2

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