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Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Entire home/apt

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

This beautiful property overlooks 60 sweeping miles of the South Kona coast line including stunning views of Kealakekua Bay and the Captain Cook Monument. Cottage is the best of Old Hawai'i with all the modern amenities.

The space

This private, secluded and charming Old Hawaii style Ohana (family dwelling) is 5 minutes from beautiful Kealakekua Bay, Manini Beach, and Ke'ei Beach. The bay is famous for its incredible snorkeling, standup paddling, kayaking and opportunities to swim with the local pod of spinner dolphins.

The cottage has a queen-size bed, a well appointed kitchenette, gas barbecue, covered lanai and sweeping views of the south Kona coastline. The full bathroom offers a shower overlooking Kealakekua Bay and the Captain Cook monument. Along with charming Old Hawai'i ambiance, enjoy the modest conveniences of Wi-Fi, Netflix and flat screen TV with DVD player. The cottage is surrounded by a lush tropical garden including palm, mango, papaya, avocado, banana, and citrus trees along with many exotic flowering Hawaiian plants.

This property is well located, close to the beach and within minutes to shopping and restaurants, including a grocery store that carries many local and organic options, plus a weekly farmers market. Within walking distance is the Paleaku Peace Garden where guests can take yoga classes or spend a quiet meditative afternoon. Nearby also is the historic Painted Church and City of Refuge at Honaunau.

There are many hiking opportunities and local beaches waiting to be explored in this rural Kona neighborhood. Peter and Barbara can offer lots of local knowledge as to the little known hot spots of this South Kona community.

Beach chairs, beach towels, cooler and cold packs are available to guests for their beach days.

Please use our directions in the confirmation page. Also check out our 2nd property at Kealakekua Bay Cottage With a View 2!(scroll down). A great substitute if this cottage is booked or if you are thinking of having a longer stay on the island.

We look forward to welcoming you to this South Kona Coast power spot where you will experience the true Aloha spirit of Hawaii.

Your total fees include the mandatory Hawaii State Hotel and Transient Tax of 13.25%.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $75
Security Deposit: $150
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Other than no shoes in the house, we only ask that you enjoy and respect this special 'aina (land).

Call when leaving airport to ensure host will be here to greet you on your arrival.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

3 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

159 Reviews

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Adam User Profile
May 2017
We really felt like we were in paradise. What a wonderful location to ease our way into our vacation. It was so great to know that heading back to the cottage would be the highlight of our day.

Michele User Profile
April 2017
Peter and Barbara are lovley people which did both everything to make our stay perfect. The cabin is just amazing. It felt like sleeping in paradise as you will hear the sound of birds and palmtrees in the mornings. The kitchen had everything we needed. We stayed there for five nights and enjoyed cooking and grilling every evening.

Jim User Profile
April 2017
Lovely cottage in the hills above Kealakekua Bay. Away from the crowds and cruise ship tourists of Kona, but close enough if you want. Also locals restaurants and market near by. Ocean view and breezes from every room including the bathroom. It was hard to leave and hope we can come back someday.

Lanna User Profile
March 2017
Beautiful, unique accommodation overlooking the bay! Waking up to the incredible view was so special and we wished we could have stayed longer. Enjoyed the lanai very much. Peter was a great host, providing lots of great suggestions for exploring the island. Very much appreciated the coffee and breakfast food Peter provided for our first morning, would not hesitate to stay here again!

Maddie User Profile
March 2017
Peter was a great host, available when we needed him. He provided snorkeling gear, beach chairs, an umbrella, a cooler, and advice around the area.

Beth User Profile
March 2017
A comfortable place for a short stay for 2 people who like each other and don't need separate space. If you have mobility issues, do not want to climb stairs or walk on uneven surfaces don't stay here. Other than that Peter is a very attentive host.

Linda User Profile
February 2017
Beautiful views, very private, well equipped for making basic meals. Peter was a very accommodating host with wonderful recommendations. Would definitely recommend if you are looking for a quiet retreat.

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Hawaii, United States · Joined in August 2012
Peter And Barbara User ProfilePeter And Barbara is a superhost.

Peter and Barbara have mixed histories on the Big Island. Peter, a 20 year resident and recently retired, is enjoying all the water sports available within a few minutes of his home, especially snorkeling and stand up paddling. Barbara is newer to Hawaii and commutes from the main land to join Peter with his adventures as often as possible. Both are passionate about the South Kona area and give back to the community that has given them so much by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and Friends of Manini Beach. Peter is an avid gardener and when not on the water can be found planting, transplanting and trimming in his exotic Hawaiian garden. Barbara, when not following Peter on some bay or reef excursion, is busy identifying and learning the habits of the local birds that share the accommodations on their beautiful parcel of land. Both find time daily to sit quietly and watch incredible sunsets on Kealekakua Bay from the lanai of their recently renovated historic Hawaiian home.

Response rate: 100%
(past 30 days)
Response time: within an hour