Aloha! ' Coconut Palms' is a great place to stay because it is centered in between Kehena Beach and Kapoho.
It has been a great place to to a world full of visitors from Canada, Germany, Israel, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Europe, and others for 2 years now. If you are looking for value, this is the place for you.
If you are looking for accomodations for 1-2 people, needing a fully furnished completely private studio w/ private bathroom/kitchenette and this unit rents for only $55/night or $325.00 per week. This unit has one queen bed, Direct TV, landline w/ free long distance, WiFi internet. There is a rock BBQ outside as well and parking is free - next to your studio..
You can see the ocean from the studio 10 blocks away. It is walking distance to the Hele-on bus that will take you to Hilo for just $1.00 and it comes by 3x/day.
Many people come to the Puna district ( Kehena Beach, Kapoho, Pahoa and Kalapana) for the sunshine, peace and quiet, for nature walks, yoga and more. Puna is also known to get less rain than pother ares on the island.
Puna is also a great place to see the active lava flows and to see Kilauea Volcano , the Hawaiian jungles, tropical rainforests, beautiful coastal views, geothermically heated ponds, snorkeling.
This is the place for water lovers and we have what you need : snorkeling equipment, boogie boards, noodles for your swimming pleasure... and did you know that the best and safest snorkeling area is just down the road in the Kapoho Tide pools?
You can easily navigate all of these places from Coconut Palms, it has come to be a very popular spot 'right in the center of all of these attractions'.\
Now, for those of you who are seeking night time entertainment, check out 'Uncles Tiki Bar' if you want to sip a beer and listen to live Hawaiian/Jawaiian/Country music..just down the road from us.
Our renters love Coconut Palms of Kalapana and you will too - we guarantee it.
Wifi, landline phone and Direct TV included.
We also have 'PACK & PLAY' ON THE GO CRIB' for your little ones @ $5.00/day.
Interaction with Guests
We live 1 mile away so we are here to help as needed.
Nice quiet and peaceful neighborhood. Great place to walk around.
Yes, the Heleon bus comes by in front of the subdivision 3x/day. They charge $1 to go to Hilo and another $1 to go to Kona.
We value cleanliness
A nice rental on the quiet, out of the way part of the island. No AC but we were always comfortable. The area has many interesting places to visit.
I really enjoyed my stay at Andre and Susan's studio! They provided excellent directions and Andre met me at the studio with a map of the area and recommendations for places to visit. The studio was clean and private with a gorgeous view of the surrounding neighborhood and area from the second story deck. Perfect base for exploring the amazing beaches and tide pools nearby. Thanks for a wonderful stay!!
The description is quite accurate; nice neighborhood. One can see sunrise from bed.
Host was not too welcoming when I arrived. Only said "keys are on the table" and drove off.
When I asked about the wifi that wasn't working (because of a storm), someone came over immediately and took care of it.
Love the location and the house is clean... Always have very good communication with Susan.. Will come back 2015..
The location is very out of the way and about 10 miles or so south of Pahoa downtown, accessible through a long one-lane stretch of road along the coast with cooled lava all around. There is no cell service for AT&T at the location so I used the wifi in the studio when I needed to contact people (website hidden)messenger and FaceTime Audio/Video; no texting/calling).
The edge of the neighborhood has a beautiful overlook on the beach where you can watch the waves crash against the cliff face with various black sand beaches around. The street and neighborhood is quiet with no streetlights. I'm not sure what it was but during the one night I stayed, there was a strange beeping sound that seemed mechanical almost like an echo-locator.
The room itself was pretty clean, if not slightly musty, when I got there and the kitchenette is stocked with cooking tools. I didn't use these since I only stayed one night but it would be useful for someone staying longer. Andre met me and explained what I needed about the studio. He also gave me a useful map with locations marked on where I could find places such as the volcano park and lava flows. Overall, Andre was a pretty good host and easy to work with despite my last-minute request to stay over.
The Studio was great for my long time in Puna. Special the sunrises.
I enjoyed it every morning. The neighbor was also very kindly. I had a fantastic time there. Thank you :-)
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