About this listing
Our cool and comfortable one bedroom apartment is located just 10 minutes drive from the airport. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen, garden area and only 15 min drive to downtown Kailua-Kona & some great beaches! Sleeps 3 with the pull out sofa.
Comfortable modern downstairs vacation apartment with garden views and its own separate entrance. We live upstairs from the apartment. Fully furnished with queen bed, kitchen table and chairs, bar stools and fold out sofa. Large bathroom has shelving and lots of fluffy towels. Full kitchen is well-equipped with everything you need to cook and is stocked with basic foods, spices, condiments & Kona coffee. Our kitchen includes: full sized refrigerator-freezer, 4 burner Jenn-Air gas cooktop, microwave, toaster oven, coffee pot and blender. Use our cooking utensils to cook at home. Brew fresh coffee and enjoy your morning coffee at your table in the garden outside, surrounded by palms. Pick avocados and papayas from the garden in season. Collect fresh eggs every morning laid by our chickens.
The listed price includes Hawaii tax. there is an additional $75 cleaning fee and $200 refundable damage deposit.
HDTV with internet & Netflix streaming, and free wireless internet access. Off-street parking, washer and dryer available for your use. BBQ in the garden area.
Interaction with guests
We will greet you upon arrival at the house if it's not too late, otherwise we will introduce ourselves to you the following day. We live upstairs and I work from home, so I am available for any questions that you may have, otherwise we will leave you to yourselves. The apartment garden area is semi- private from the larger yard with a palm boundary. You are welcome to explore the rest of the yard and pick avocadoes or papayas.
A comfortable cool elevation at 1500', great for relaxing after exploring the Big Island. A short trip to downtown Kona or popular beaches.
It's necessary to rent a car
Other things to note
Going to the beach? Boogie boards, snorkels, masks, fins, chairs, cooler, an umbrella, beach towels are all available, everything you need for a beach day! Prepare snacks and meals for day trips and take along goodies in baggies and totes. Use cold packs in the cooler. No need to buy all of the things you need only a little bit of. We stock the fridge with condiments, salad dressings, soy sauce, jams and syrup, peanut butter, mayo, oils and vinegars.
We are registered with the State of Hawaii, Transient Accommodations, Tax Certificate Number TA-128-082-7392-01. Tax is included in your payment.
Check in is 3 pm. Please don't try to check-in early unless already arranged as the cleaners need this time to prepare the home for your arrival.
Trash collection is Wednesday early morning. Please use the trash bins on the street. Help keep Hawaii beautiful by recycling. Recycling trash cans have been provided at the top of the driveway for this purpose. We will empty the recycle bin after your stay
Checkout time is 11:00 am. If you have a late flight, let me know ahead of time, I my be able to accommodate a late checkout.
Due to the short period of time we may have to prepare house for the next guests, it's really helpful if you can please start a load of laundry before you go. We understand this may be inconvenient but it's often very helpful so that we can have the home ready before the next guests arrive at 3:00pm. Take out the trash. Wash the dishes. Open all windows, blinds and curtains. Leave the keys on kitchen bar.
Please, check your car for any items that are supposed to remain at the house.
We want to thank you in advance for your attention to our house rules. We look forward to meeting you and hope you have a wonderful stay!
A little about us.....I am a fish biologist turned photographer and I am from the East Coast of Canada. I love to travel. My husband, Robert, is from Louisiana, he's an amazing cook! He's an engineer and he can fix anything. We have a seven year old daughter that wakes up at 6:30am on weekdays. We love meeting new people. We are so thankful to be living in paradise.