Cute Hale in Ke'ei Sugar Shack 2

Cabin - Entire home/apt · Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook, HI 96704, United States

The Space

Cozy, Furnished, One bedroom, one bath, Private, Kona coffee shack in country setting. Fruit trees, garden view, carport. Queen bed, nice linens, hardwood floors, wireless internet, travertine bathroom, kitchenette with hot plate, micro-convection oven, refrig/freezer, Restful garden setting, outdoor fire pit and lovely rock and water feature. Friendly animals, 2 miles to grocery and post, 3 miles to Kealakekua Bay, Pu'uhonua O'Honaunau,(2-step) City of Refuge state park, and south 20 minutes the remote Ho'okena Beach. Local eateries: Big Jakes Island BBQ, Mi's Italian Bistro for fine dining, Super J's Hawaiian Food; just south. Farmers Market, North 2 miles on Sundays. Fresh pastry: Epicuria, a mile South. Fresh French press: Here(we grow our own Kona coffee). Near by are couples massage, hot tubs at Mamalahoa Hot tubs, Hele-on Public service bus, check online for bus schedules. Enjoy!
*Hawaii State Transient and General Excise Tax
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Guest Access

Wireless Internet
3 acre farm plot
Garden fruits and vegetables

Interaction with Guests

We are on property part time. Full time tenant is onsite. Our phone is (phone number hidden), and (phone number hidden)

The Neighborhood

Coastal breezes in winter. Precipitation anytime in the afternoon primarily. Some ocean views through country fields of mac and coffee trees. 3 miles as the Crow flies to the ocean front.

Getting around

Hele On schedules are found online. Bikes and luggage or backpacks are $1 per piece.

Other Things to Note

Recycling and food scraps can be brought out to refuse cans nearest roadway across driveway.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 5 nights
Weekly Price: $714 /week
Monthly Price: $1750 /month
Security Deposit: $150
Cleaning Fee: $85
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Amazing place to stay and a perfect base for exploring. Kelly and her husband Kim are gracious hosts, and the place is as advertised. The surrounding property is well taken care of and rich with unique fruit and vegetables you won't find on the mainland.

    November 2012
  • We had the best time at the Sugar Shack 2! Kelly and Kim were perfect hosts. They made sure we had everything we needed and we felt welcomed and appreciated. The Shack is well-equipped with everything you might need to make your stay enjoyable and memorable. The Shack is clean, comfortable, the garden is beautiful and the coffee is delicious. The cute cats, Ping and Pong, were great company.

    Captain Cook is a short distance from Kailua-Kona and it's worth the drive. It has beautiful scenery, amazing lush flowers everywhere and great little cafés where you can eat good food when you don't want to cook. We travelled a lot around the island and enjoyed coming back to the village every night.

    We can't wait to go back!
    Karine and Sylvain

    August 2012
  • The Sugar Shack is equipped with absolutely everything you need to drop your bags and feel like you've been on the Big Island for months (there's salt and pepper and oil and vinegar and a flashlight and plastic bags and Saran wrap and candles and a coffee grinder and papayas in the backyard and a barbecue and snorkeling gear and boogie boards—you get the idea). And Kelly is as accommodating and knowledgeable a local host as you could hope for. Oh, and yes, as other folks have mentioned the bed is absurdly comfortable. I can't wait to go back.

    July 2012
  • Kelly and Kim were great hosts. Loved the Sugar Shack 2 and would highly recommend. Highlight was picking fresh papaya for breakfast every morning.

    June 2012
  • Kelly & Kim are great people! The Hale (Sugar Shack 2) is a beautiful place, peaceful and a wonderful place to vacation from. the hardwood floors are amazing. This was just the place to come relax and go diving and snorkling from. Away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Kona and yet close enough to go eat & pickup items!

    June 2012
  • Our stay at the Sugar Shack was great for us. Perfect for our days spent exploring Kona, Kohala and South Shore regions. We used the snorkling gear every morning at Two Steps 10mins down the road. We will be back for sure!

    Rob & Jenn

    April 2012
  • Clean and comfortable accommodations. Kelly and Kim are warm kind delightful people.

    February 2012
  • The cheer, congeniality and hospitality offered us through our stay exemplifies the best of the spirit of aloha. Our Sugar Shack was cozy, clean, and comfy. I would stay again on our next visit to Kona. I think we have made a friendship which will extend well beyond our all-too-brief stay. Mahalo!

    January 2012
  • The Sugar Shack was just perfect for us. The condition, design, location, cleanliness were all one could ask for, and at a very reasonable rate. We loved picking bananas and papayas from our back yard, and building fires in the pit at night. The Lost City of Refuge and Two Step beach (one of the best snorkeling beaches) is just a five minute drive away. If you want a location that makes you feel like a local, but not too far away from Kona (town), this is a great choice.

    The hosts, Kelly and Kim, were always available if we needed something, but were never intrusive. They also supplied us with all the snorkel gear, beach towels, chairs, etc. that we needed. We even rented our car from them at a price that was better than anything we could secure at the airport.

    We are vacation rental owners ourselves, having been in the business for almost twenty years, and felt very well taken care of. We'll be Back!

    January 2012
  • We were extremely comfortable in the Sugar Shack 2, and our hosts were gracious and provided the use of a small cooler and a beach umbrella, both which were very useful during our beach adventures. The kitchen area is small but functional, but if you're planning on a lot of self-catering, limit your meal plans to those that can be cooked on a hot plate. The shower is spacious and the water pressure is great. We enjoyed getting to know the hosts, and would certainly stay at one of the Sugar Shacks the next time we're on the Big Island.

    December 2011
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Newport Harbor High/Orange County CA. Fashion Institute Design and Merchandising/San Francisco. College of the Redwoods
Hospitality, and Own label Kona Coffee
My husband and I are in our mid-50's. We grow our own label 100% Kona coffee August-Jan. We've been building soil over time, and apply the good stuff to our farmland. There is a small wood shop where husband Kim the craftsman uses hardwoods and wood flooring. On occasion, you will see us in the garden when not attending our children and farm animals in East Hawaii. Husband+Wife of 26+ yrs, parents of 3 children. We share our love of communication and hospitality, and welcome world travelers. This is the 'Land of Tropical Waters, Plentiful Fruits, Fragrant Flowers, and Funny Animals.' In other words, we are Blessed and Grateful! Come and join us!
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