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Recent Kapoho reviews

  • Relaxing, Clean, Quiet

    "We stayed at Kapoho Kaiyo while our place was being treated for termites on the other side of the island. It exceeded our expectations. First, it was immaculate! Hawaii, especially the east side can be moist and buggy at times. The house was virtually bug free except for a few critters that are to be expected in the tropics and those were only on the ceiling at night. I have seen more bugs on the mainland. It was bright and cheerful and furnished with taste. The kitchen was well stocked and we had everything we needed. It is a short drive into Pahoa where there are several good restaurants. Don't miss Kaleo's restaurant there. We were within a nice drive of the National Park and got to see the volcano glow right at dusk. Take the time to drive Chain of Crater's Road. It is spectacular even in the rain. Uncle Robert's in Kalapana was a fun adventure on Wednesday night. The warm pond was a 5 minute drive and well worth the experience. Floating there is like no other place. The frogs at night were not a problem for us as we like their voices. The owner was very easy to work with and promptly refunded our deposit. Mars, the local contact, was so helpful and friendly but not at all intrusive. We loved the airiness and open feeling of the house and there is plenty of room. We are looking forward to coming back and staying there. It is such a stark contrast with its lushness and greenery to the also beautiful, west side of the island with its open space and lava fields. You won't go wrong staying here!!"
    Guest: Janis L. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 12, 2016
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  • The pond....it's all about the pond

    "Ahhh, the pond...I could go on about the lovely downstairs unit and it's open kitchen and dining area. Or I could discuss how convenient the location is for just about anywhere on this side of the island, but somehow my mind wanders back to the thermal pond that is all yours. When the tide pools or champagne pond is crowded there is your own private pond awaiting. Yes, it's close to the volcano, lava flows and the vibe of Pahoa; the Makuu Farmers Market, open mic nite at the local Kava/Kombucha Bar or the drive down the Red Road and then there is the pond where you can slide in and float in bliss, undisturbed at sunrise, sunset or under the full moon just steps from the door of the house. There is Hilo Town, and botanical gardens, waterfalls, lava viewing boat tours from Issac Hale Park and there is the pond that rises and falls with the tide and is always calling..... Needless to say we enjoyed our stay and I if I could figure out how to add an additional half star I would. The withholding of the other half star is the bed in the second room is in need of a serious replacement or at the very least a foam topper and pillow top cover. But after that moonlight soak in the pond, sleeping without those additions wasn't a problem! The location is excellent, clean and recently re-modeled, communication was clear and responses prompt from the owners, Have already recommended it to friends who frequent the area. Don't miss the Thai restaurant in Pahoa!"
    Guest: karen r. Date of Stay: July 2016 Review Submitted: July 26, 2016
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  • Great snorkelling

    "Very nice home, quite comfortable for up to 6 people. Good location 1/2 way between Hilo and Volcano park. Great for snorkelling as short walk to tidal pools. Would be nice if there were snorkel sets at rental until, we had to go to Hilo to purchase our own. Many rental places do include these. Very interesting area with scenic drives. Only suggestion would be to improve locking method. I would come again and stay for a week with family. All accommodation is 2nd and 3 Rd floor as most homes in this area are raised for flood control."
    Guest: Sylvia M. Date of Stay: February 2016 Review Submitted: March 12, 2016
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  • Great property and had a great time!

    "The best part about the property is the lagoon which is warm to swim in and fairly good size with lots of fish to see. There are snorkeling gears on site so you don't even have to bring your own. Especially like the part that you can just get out of your room and jump into the water rather than having to pack your stuffs and drive all the way to the beach. There is also a public beach nearby if you want that although, most of the nice sandy beaches are on the Kona side of the island. I also want to give a big shout out to the property manager (Shawn) who is most helpful in providing us with general information and interesting activities in the area. He arranged for a personal chef (also named Shawn) to come prepare dinner at the house and the food is definitely top class (even better than the restaurants we visited at Hilo). Lastly, there are other activities you can do that are not too far from the property including Lava boat tour (10 minutes away) and the Volcano national park (about 1 hour away). Definitely a most memorable trip for our family! William"
    Guest: William T. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 19, 2016
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