About this listing
This is a very cute, cozy & CLEAN 1 BR cottage overlooking the Pacific - the view is stunning.
FREE: Parking next to cottage.
FREE WIFI, DIRECT TV, PHONE W/ FREE LONG DISTANCE, WASHER/DRYER w/ soap provided.
FOOD PREP AREA AS WELL
QUEEN BED + FUTON.
This ocean front cottage is located in Kehena Beach, a remote but gorgeous coastal community in the Puna District on The Big Island of Hawaii. It is also a nice spot to visit Volcanoes National Park, which is a 50-60 minutes drive. There are also periodic lava flows just a short distance away. We have Hawaiian jungles, tropical rain forests, beautiful coastal views, geothermically heated ponds, snorkeling, whale watching w/ dolphins that migrate to the warm Hawaiian waters from Alaska. During the winter months, you can often see whales out in the water from our lanai just several yards off beautiful coast - in the Kehena Beach area. Many of my tenants tell me that they were able to swim w/ the dolphins as well - and you can too at the world famous 'Kehena Black Sand Beach' (bathing suit optional)!
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 our cottage @ Kehena Beach, it has come to be a very popular spot 'right in the center of all of these attractions'.
This comfortable, high ceiling cottage has 1 bedroom, full bath, living/dining area w/ a 'food prep area' w/ dishes/utensils, hotplate/ full sized fridge/microwave/blender/coffee w/ coffee maker and a stocked pantry w/ goodies are included.
A Hawaiian rock BBQ w/ utensils outside etc...), If a full kitchen is needed, please look at The Whale House.
Cottage has Wi-FI internet, Direct TV, landline w/ free long distance to mainland and Canada.
It has a queen bed, but can sleep 3 possibly 4 w/ Futon or/and couch.
For those of you who are seeking night time entertainment, check out 'Uncles Outdoor Hawaii Bar' if you want to sip a beer, listen to live Hawaiian music, eat great food and enjoy a farmers market at the same time.
The Oceanfront Cottage is just 8 miles from Pohoiki Point (surfing area) and the famous Kapoho snorkeling waters are also near by and remain popular snorkeling, surfing and swimming areas. Compare our rates to those in Kapoho - you will love our place.
Kilauea Volcano is just a 45-60 minute drive where you can walk through Thurstons Lava Tube and look in to Kilauea Caldera.
If you are interested in Yoga, our cottages are located between the two yoga centers in this area at a great rate.
You will love our Oceanfront Cottage at Kehena Beach in the Puna District of Hawaii!
PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE! This cottage is across the street from a very popular yet beautiful 'black sand beach' and it is clothing optional.
The beach is also down a trail across the street & the beach is not wheelchair accessible .
Oceanfront Cottage is located across the street from Kehena Black Sand Beach on The Big Island of Hawaii. You should see the amazing view from our lanai! This is the place for water lovers and those who appreciate the natural beauty that Hawaii has to offer.
We have had several tenants tell us that they swam w/ dolphins at Kehena Beach during their stay.
We provide a map and tell you what you can see in the area. You will have Direct TV, phone, and Wi-Fi internet and access to washer/dryer w/ hot/cold water sink in the utility room.
We also have 'PACK & PLAY ON THE GO CRIB' for your little ones.
Interaction with Guests
We live about 1 mile away and are available as needed.
Beautiful ocean side neighborhood.
Since this is a remote but incredibly beautiful area - we recommend that you purchase groceries and foods/meals in Hilo or Pahoa prior to coming down here - especially if coming late.
There restaurants, mkt & café within 3.4 miles despite comments on the reviews. Just ask us where and we will tell you.
WE NOW OFFER SPORTFISHING AND DIVING TRIPS, AIRPORT SHUTTLE & TOURS
- if you want to fish for big game, we can hook you up.
The best fishing is 'here'.
- we also offer tours and airport shuttle if you don't wish to drive or rent a car...This is what you get !
- shuttle to and from airport (taxis charge over $100 each way)
- tour of Kehena Beach, travel down the red road to Pohoiki Point, Ahalanue Warm Pond, Kapoho Tide Pools and snorkeling grounds, Lava tree state park, Pahoa town & lava flow, Kalapana trail over lava flow to black sand beach, Volcanoes Nat'l Park (Kilauea, Thurston Lava Tube & Tour of Chain of Craters Road.
- tour in lspacious, comfortable 4 door pick up w/ air conditioning
TOTAL COST FLAT RATE FEE ($300.00) FOR 4 PEOPLE
Now, If you want to rent a dependable used car for less, please ask us and we will be able to provide a ph. # to you - after booking - per Air BnB regulations.
There is the Hele-On bus that passes by our cottages 3x/day at $1.00. You can take it to Hilo for $1 & from Hilo to Kona for $1 as well. The total round trip would cost $4.00. You can't beat that deal.
Other Things to Note
Great local restaurants (i.e.) Kaleos in Pahoa, Kalapana Café (open 7am-9pm & MARKET w/ ATM & UNCLES OUTDOOR BAR ARE 3.4 MILES AWAY ON SAME ROAD.
Sometimes there are 'mosquitoes and other insects' in the area/near the cottage at times but not always. We use Citronella candles and Stinger lights which are very helpful. THIS IS TROPICAL HAWAII and normal for residents.
Cleanliness is VERY important to us, please sweep and remove trash before leaving..
Help save energy, turn lights off at night and when you leave.