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ENCHANTING TROPICAL COTTAGE W OCEAN VIEW

Beth Firestein

Advertiser since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Beth Firestein

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2015
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ENCHANTING TROPICAL COTTAGE W OCEAN VIEW

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Kealakekua Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Rainbow Ohana Vacation Rental offers open ocean views, banana trees, hibiscus, plumeria and a small working Kona coffee farm right on the premises. We offer simplicity, comfort and the spirit of Aloha.

Rainbow Ohana is an affordable vacation rental for the adventurous traveler seeking authentic Hawaiian beauty, peace, and serenity. All the comforts of home in a lush tropical setting only .4 miles off the highway but with a feeling of rural space and modest luxury.

Handpainted furniture, tasteful art and decor, this spacious 1 bedroom unit has both modern conveniences and tropical Hawaiian charm. Less than 10 minutes from Kahaluu Beach Park and 15 minutes from Kailua-Kona resort town, our location is ideal for relaxation or sightseeing along the sunny Kona coast. We are actually about 5 minutes north of Kealakekua (in Honalo), making travel to Kona just a little bit faster than it would be from Kealakekua itself.

Managed with warm aloha and gratitude for our guests choice to stay with us on their Hawaiian vacation. We hope your visit to our guest house will be the first of many happy travels to explore our beautiful island.

Keywords: Guest House, Kealakekua, Kona, Coffee, Cottage, Ocean View, private, secluded, wi-fi

More Details
Suitability:
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Beth Firestein (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2007
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2015

About Beth Firestein

I fell in love with the Big Island several years ago and in 2007 I had the opportunity to buy a place of my own on the Kona coast. I really enjoy sharing the beauty of my Hawaiian cottage with others. I can't be on the island full-time and sharing this incredible place with you brings me joy. I hope you enjoy your stay as much as I do when I am on the Big Island.

Beth Firestein purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Beth Firestein chose Kealakekua

I love being part of the historical Kona coffee growing area of the island. I can watch the coffee cherries mature over the year from the delicate white coffee flowers to the deep red of ripe coffee cherry ready for harvest. I also enjoy the cooler temperatures at our elevation of 1100 feet above sea level. The cottage is a very comfortable place to stay any time of the year.

What makes this cottage unique

I find such peace and pleasure when I snorkel with the colorful tropical fish and sea turtles at Kahalu'u Beach Park, only 7 minutes from my lovely cottage. I can enjoy gorgeous sunsets from the screened-in lanai and on clear, moonless nights, I can see the Milky Way. I also love eating the bananas and avocados that grow on my property. I can't think of a better place to stay on the Kona coast.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dora and I would like to thank you for a wonderful holiday in Hawaii. The Cottage was exactly as advertised and this was exactly what we were looking for on our trip to the Big Island. It gave us the opportunity to experience Hawaii in a way that felt more like being part of a community rather than just one more tourist in a sea of other tourists. We used it as our base to explore the island and it was always reassuring knowing that we had a lovely comfortable little home to return to after an adventure. Both Kelly and Jeri are wonderful folks to deal with and you should be very pleased with how they relate to your guests. We were so tempted to stay another couple of weeks but then Spring here on Vancouver Island is something we didn't want to miss. Mahalo.
Feb 2014
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.8
based on 24 traveler reviews

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Enchanting Tropical Cottage W Ocean View
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews
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Enchanting Tropical Cottage W Ocean View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p154196vb
-(808) 557-0576 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Kona Coast

A perfect place to stay

  • of 5
This was Tom and my first visit to Hawaii. When Beth told me she had a house in Hawaii when I mentioned we were talking about going to the Big Island, we had to have detail.

We stayed 10 days and from the moment we walked into the house, to the last moments there, it felt warm and welcoming, almost as if it was our own home on the Big Island.

We would go to bed each evening with a fan blowing on us, and by midnight, we had to pull heavier covers over us to keep off the chill.

When we met people at places like Green Sands and told them were we were staying, each wanted details on the house and what if offered over the private resorts. You cannot beat staying in Rainbow Ohana.

Our trip was made all the more special as Tom proposed to me one late afternoon as we enjoyed Pololu from the beech.

Our stay will always be a magical stay at Rainbow Ohana and we hope to return in the near future.

If you need a place to stay, Rainbow Ohana has everything you need from a place to prepare your own meals, a comfortable bed, washer and dryer, and sunsets that are hard to match.

Thank you Beth for sharing it with us and Jeri making sure all our needs were met.

Mahalo
Tom and Delaney
  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enchanting Tropical Cottage W Ocean View
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-(808) 557-0576 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Kona Coast
Murphys, CA
5

Hawaiian home away from home!

  • 5 of 5
This was our first time using VBRO and it won't be our last. The rental process was very easy and we were provided with all the information we needed and more. Beth the owner of the property answered all of our questions in a timely manner. The description, photos where accurate. Jeri, the manager made sure that we were comfortable and the cottage is well maintained. The property is very lush with island plants, birds and animals. The view of the ocean and sunsets and very nice. The cottage has all you need to feel at home. It is quite private and we will certainly use this cottage again when we visit Hawaii. Thank you Beth and Jeri for making our stay on the Kona Coast a memorable time.
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Enchanting Tropical Cottage W Ocean View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p154196vb
-(808) 557-0576 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Kona Coast
Fresno, California
5

Tropical Retreat

  • 5 of 5
Rainbow Cottage was exactly what we had hoped for our return to the Big Island. The dense tropical foliage surrounding the cottage embraced us upon arrival. A brief tropical storm gave us a rain song. Clean, comfortable and cozy----Rainbow Cottage is a perfect retreat.
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
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Enchanting Tropical Cottage W Ocean View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p154196vb
-(808) 557-0576 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Kona Coast
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
5

Excellent quality-price property

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for 3 days at the Rainbow Ohana from June 7th to June 10th. If you're looking for a small,cozy and well equipped cottage at an affordable price it is an excellent pick. The only downside (if it's one for you) would be the close proximity of the house just below. It wasn't a bother at all for us since it was super quiet down there. Overall a great stay !
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Enchanting Tropical Cottage W Ocean View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p154196vb
-(808) 557-0576 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Kona Coast
5

This is a Paradise

  • 5 of 5
We loved staying in this very nuce ohana in that beautiful garden.
There is so quite (just songs of birds) like you are in your own world.
In the same time it's close to a lot of interesting attractions.
We had a busy days and relaxing evenings on the porch.
Sunsets are amazing.
Communications with owners was very easy and very helpful.
LOVE every hour staying in this place
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Enchanting Tropical Cottage W Ocean View
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p154196vb
-(808) 557-0576 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Kona Coast
5

Hidden Gem...What an awesome find

  • 5 of 5
This was our third year coming to the Big Island and we've stayed at several nice vacation homes, but this place was by far the most relaxing and homey rental we've had the pleasure of staying in. It is as advertised with a comfortable bed, well stocked kitchen, nice hot shower etc...
Tucked away amongst banana, papaya and macadamia nut trees and surrounded by so many different, beautiful plants and flowers you feel like your all alone in the middle of a jungle, but in reality your close to " modern day" conveniences.
We loved its central location. Away from the buzz of the " touristy" places (Kona and Alii Dr) but not too far if we wanted to do some shopping or go out to eat. It is also only a few miles to our favorite beach (Ho'Okena) for some relaxing beach time, swimming and snorkeling. My husband kept saying " yeah, I could live here:) " I was the hero for finding this diamond in the rough. Thanks Beth and also Jeri the manager for being there to answer any questions we had. We will be back if you'll have us. M&N Alaska
  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Jeri and I are delighted that you felt so at home at Rainbow Ohana. We agree that our enchanting tropical cottage is a very special place. Mahalo for your lovely comments and you and your husband are certainly welcome to return any time!

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 11 - Mamalahoa Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Teshima's authentic Japanese Restaurant
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Kahaluu Beach Park in Keahou
Car: necessary

Close to some of the world's finest snorkeling beaches!

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Rates & Availability

From $110 Per night

Kealakekua Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High season
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
5 night minimum stay
$110
$700
$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$110
$700
$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning* (See Notes) $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes CLEANING FEE: varies with the length of stay and number of guests:

3-7 days: $100
8-14 days: $125
15-21 days: $150
22-31 days: $200
1-4 months: $250

LAUNDRY:

We request that, if possible, you leave only 1 load of laundry undone for the cleaner prior to your departure to expedite her ability to prepare the cottage for the next guest. Thanks!

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kealakekua Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) High quality queen sized mattress and box springs with very comfortable pillows. Extra pillows and blankets are provided in the walk-in closet., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Very comfortable and spacious. Pillows and extra blankets are available in the walk-in closet.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
banana trees, avocado trees, macadamia nut trees, coffee trees, citrus, and an incredible variety of tropical flowers and natural foilage

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