Explorer Room - Budget Private Room

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Mamalahoa Highway, Captain Cook, HI 96704, United States

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Tiki Wa' Guest House & Coffee Plantation - Wa' means "Time" in Hawaiian. Let's slow down time and enjoy the gifts that the Big Island of Hawaii has to offer and share.

She was recently blessed as the House of Peace....Hale O Kamahao'. Come enjoy. We just added a large lanai over looking the beautiful Kona Coast with a big Tiki Bar! Also we have put in an outdoor kitchen for guest use in one of our 3 large lanai's.

Private upscale accommodations (NO ROOF TOPS!!) - Panoramic ocean views of the Kona Coast. 3 nicely appointed rooms and 2 suites.

Large open lanai's for relaxation. Incredible sunsets. Property is 3 acres of tropical fruit, Kona coffee and Macadamia nuts. Located just minutes from Place of Refuge National Park and " 2 Step" for world class snorkeling. Swim with the dolphins and sea turtles at Kealakekua Bay. Visit the Captain Cook Monument.

Explorer Room:
This room is a nice room with a Queen sized Memory Foam bed and has a bathroom (Shower no tub) outside the room. Nicely decorated with Hawaiian decor, wood floors and a ceiling fan. This room has French doors out to the common lanai and outdoor kitchen area. It has a breakfast option for $5.00 (1) or $10.00 (2) per day. Please email if you want this option when booking room so we can plan for meals.

BBQ grill & (limited) laundry use are onsite, (full for 1 week stays). New outdoor kitchen on our covered lanai for guest use.

Hawaii State Transient and General Excise Tax ( 13.41%) is due upon arrival. Airbnb does not collect taxes.

We are in the country. Many small businesses, antique stores and wonderful local restaurants are close by. Grocery shopping is 3 miles North. We are only 20 minutes from all the nightlife and shopping in downtown Kona Town!

The 3 acre property is work in progress.
With over 35 different exotic tropical fruit tree varieties, Macadamia nut orchard, 300 + White Pineapple plants and 1000 Kona Coffee trees on the farm "gardening" has taken on a new level all together!

If you like adventure or just need to slow down, Tiki Wa' Guest House is your base of tranquility! We look forward to sharing our piece of paradise with you in the future!

Tiki Wa' Guest House offers easy day trips to any part of the Big Island!​

The Big Island offers so much, if you love adventure and the outdoors we have it all. We are minutes from World class snorkeling with rare tropical fish and stunning coral (2 Step) and Place of Refuge National Historical Park. Visit Kealakekua​ Bay where you can go to the Captain Cook Monument and swim with the dolphins & sea turtles and use one of our many venders to rent kayak's! Swim with the Manta Rays at the Sheridan Resort or just watch them from Ray's By The Sea just minutes away. Look out at Ke'ei Bay off our lanai's for incredible sunsets. Kona coffee farms and many antique shops and small boutiques are right in the area. Great local restaurants and coffee shops minutes from the farm. If you enjoy fishing we can arrange a trip with one of many of our partners so you can experience World class deep sea fishing on the flat waters off Kona. Marlin, Ono, Mahi-mahi and many more! Volcano's National Park is just South of us and Kilauea the worlds most active volcano is still erupting in 2 locations! Easy trip to see all the Waterfalls near Hilo! Black Sand Beach, Green Sand Beach, South Point, Parker Ranch, Wiapio Valley all just a nice drive away! Great Farmers Market's, Hawaiian Bakery's ( With "LIVE" Music) are just minutes from the farm!

Take a day trip to the top of the world! Mauna Kea is almost 14,000 feet and has incredible views and is the home of the Keck observatory. We have "LIVE" music at the bottom of our drive (walk if you want) at Guy's Grind's (Great authentic Hawaiian food, fresh fish, burgers and more! B.Y.O.B) on Tuesday's, Friday's and Saturday nights! Golf? We are near many of the best coarses in the world! Some very affordable with club rental!

No matter if you like to hike, go to beaches or site see you will love the Big Island of Hawaii!​

Please check us out at our Homepage. Search it!

Let us help book your Hawaiian adventure with our local contacts for discount attractions!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: No Charge
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Brian and Holly are the perfect B&B owners! Warm, welcoming and fun! Their home has beautiful views, with tons of fruit trees and coffee plants on the property. The breakfast Holly made for us both days was delicious and we really enjoyed their company as well. Not to mention their two awesome dogs and kitties. We would 100% stay again and hopefully bring more friends and family next time!

    March 2014
  • Clean, private room and the main house with a wonderful view
    Brian and Holly are friendly and helpful.

    February 2014
  • We enjoyed our stay! Brian and Holly were nice and helpful people. I really liked the location because we were near some cool spots to snorkel. It's a very scenic and quiet part of the island. The room is very nice, clean and fantastic ocean views from the guest house. This place is perfect and all for a reasonable price too. Many fruit trees on their property. Looking forward to stay at their guesthouse again. See more pictures on their website (website hidden)

    January 2014
  • My wife and I stayed in the explorer room for two nights and loved it. Holly and Brian are great hosts and though the room is described as "budget" it is extremely comfortable, bvery nicely appointed, and sizable enough for all our stuff (including cold weahter hiking gear for the Mauna Kea climb). Location is also perfect - close to Captain Cook, Kona and the sunny nothern half, close to volcanos and just high enough to be pleasantly warm but cool for sleeping at night.
    Highly recommended!

    January 2014
  • This BnB is an exceptional gem, well-situated in Captain Cook, above the bustle of Kona, but close to Kealakekua Bay and Honaunau Bay. Since I grew up in Hawaii, I wanted my daughter to experience these areas that are not in the typical tourist-packed downtown Kona. Brian and Holly are exceptional hosts, reminding me of the friendly Hawaiian spirit of Ohana (family). The Explorer room was perfect for my daughter and I, and was set apart from the rest of the rooms. Even though the bathroom is separate outside, we did not feel inconvenienced at all. I hope once word gets out, we'll still be able to book a room next year. We were extremely happy, especially for the reasonable price! Mahalo again Brian and Holly for making our stay memorable.

    January 2014
  • My husband and I stayed five nights with Brian and Holly and we loved being there. This trip was our first time away from home at Christmas and we were thrilled to arrive at a home fully decorated for the holidays...an extra special touch. The home was clean and they were most helpful as hosts. Their location is fabulous for exploring the Kona and Kohala coasts. We loved the "small town" feel of the location and especially enjoyed the convenient Ohana restaurant we could walk to every evening...fabulous food at amazing prices. This stay was at the end of our two week trip and we enjoyed being at a place with other travelers/B&B guests to share our adventures and hear about theirs. We would definitely return to the Explorer Room!

    December 2013
  • I stayed in the Explorer Room at the Tiki Wa Guesthouse for 3 nights. The house was beautiful and tastefully decorated with a fantastic wooden deck, perfect for viewing Kona's magnificent sunset and the ocean. The common areas in the house, including the dining area (where you have Holly's delicious breakfasts - a must!) also looks out over this view. The room itself is like a little granny flat, and is excellent value for money, with a very comfy bed and its own private bathroom, both of which are very clean and well-appointed. If you want to splurge a little, the Volcano Room has the best views and its own jacuzzi bath.

    Holly and Brian were the most wonderful hosts, very accommodating to their guests, and can provide you with most things you need to explore the island, including guidebooks, boogie boards and snorkel kits. They are also very warm and friendly people so make sure to have a chat as they are definitely part of what makes Tiki Wa great! I would recommend Tiki Wa to anyone visiting the Big island.

    December 2013
  • We had two great nights at Holly and Brians place. The explorer room was perfect for us as a more budget option although we will be staying the larger suite next time!! Holly and Brian where great at making us feel comfortable and very welcome. They are great open people and we really enjoyed sharing a drink at the Tiki bar.

    December 2013
  • This was a most enjoyable visit for us. Brian was in contact with us every step of our arrival ie. he would be away for a while and advised how to enter and when he would be back,etc.
    Holly makes a great breakfast ob weekends and the cofee was always ready when we wee. We learned alot about the island,about their MANY varied tree and were loaned gear we could snorkel with. The host make every attempt to insure you are comfortable and taken care of. We would stay here again in a heartbeat !

    November 2013
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Living the good life on the Big Island!! I am a total Cheese Head! I've lived all over but love Wisconsin and will always consider it my home. Holly retired from corporate America to pursue her dream of farming and owning a B&B. She is from Southern California and has a large family there today. Gardening has become farming. The property has Mac Nut orchards and Coffee orchards. Cacao, and about every tropical fruit including pineapple! Living in Hawaii is incredible! Always live life to the fullest and very simply be NICE !! Mahalo! Brian & Holly
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