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THE BAMBOO SUITE IS LUSH AND TROPICAL WITH OCEANVIEWS

Mark Bailey

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

Mark Bailey

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
42%
Calendar last updated:
October 29, 2014
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THE BAMBOO SUITE IS LUSH AND TROPICAL WITH OCEANVIEWS

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Overview

Kapaau House Rental Photos and Description

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths + Outdoor Shower, (Sleeps 2-4)

Big Island Vacation Houses presents: The Bamboo Suite. This lush, tropical oasis is located in beautiful North Kohala and offers an immersive Hawaiian experience removed from the tourist traps and bustle of other locales. In fact, it may have you believing you're a local.

A large variety of lush flora envelopes and divides the property, including hibiscus, birds of paradise, orchids, ferns, palms, an awesome banyan tree and fruit trees offering the freshest mangoes, papayas, bananas, and avocados that are yours for the picking. Savor oceanic, pastoral or jungle views as tropical birds sing, geckos chatter, the island breezes caress the trees, and the resonance of the tide rhythmically whispering in the distance.

The Bamboo Suite is a king sized master suite with its own kitchen, sitting area, dining table, bath, and lanai – including a private bali-stone outdoor shower. The unit also has a convertible sofa bed which sleeps two.

You are a short drive from the historic town of Kapaau, home of the original King Kamehameha I Statue. The charming downtown area has great art galleries and several wonderful restaurant as well as Kamehameha Park which has great tennis courts, a public swimming pool, a skate park and wonderful children playground. There is even a small public golf course you can play on for a nominal fee. A short drive in the other direction leads you Keokea Beach Park, which is a great spot for a picnic. Continue on and you come to the end of the road at the stunning Pololu Valley Overlook where you can enjoy a spectacular view hike down to the valley.

A few minutes past Kapaau is the colorful town of Hawi, known as North Kohala’s biggest little town. It is home to a weekly farmer’s market that we think is one of the best on the island. Be sure to sample local varieties of popular fruits, like apple bananas, strawberry papaya and in season, super sweet white pineapple! Hawi is also the bicycle turnaround for the annual Ironman World Championship held every October and has a great selection of unique shops and tasty restaurants. The world famous Bamboo Restaurant is consistently voted one of the best restaurants on the island with a great lineup of live music featuring award winning Hawaiian musicians. There are also wonderful alternative healing practices located here, with massage therapists , acupuncture specialists, naturopaths, herbalists, and a variety of yoga styles represented.

North Kohala is perfectly located to take advantage of many fun activities including scenic coastal rides on horseback or ATVs, the Kohala Zipline, Kayaking the Kohala Ditch and hiking trails galore. Head up the mountain road to Waimea and experience one of the best scenic drives in the US, with incredible views of Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and its observatories and a birds eye view of South Kohala with all its resorts and white sand beaches. The beaches in Kohala are the best on the island, including world famous Hapuna beach (Conde Nast rated it one of the top 10 beaches in the world), scenic Mauna Kea Beach, child friendly Spencer Beach Park and local favorite Beach 69.

Head down the coast towards South Kohala and you’ll discover many historical sites and parks along the coastline to enjoy. Lapakahi State Park is the site of an ancient fishing village and a great spot for snorkeling and whale watching. The harbor town of Kawaihae is home to a variety of tour companies offering scuba, snorkeling and whale watching tours. There’s also a nice selection of shops and galleries along with great dinning and music at the Blue Dolphin Restaurant or popular Café Pesto.

This private Eden reveals three private houses spread out over 2 acres and presents a variety of accommodations, as each house offers it's own distinctive floor plan. The entire property sleeps 18-20. Please view our other rental listings at VRBO/215142, VRBO/152916 and VRBO/452049. The listing for the whole property is VRBO/481173

See a video tour of the Bamboo Suite by clicking on 'Video', which is located at the top of the page in the main photo's section.

Keywords: Stand Alone Efficiency, Vacation, Big Island, Jungle, Kohala, Pololu, Paradise

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mark Bailey (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
Call Owner
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Speaks: english

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 10 traveler reviews

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The Bamboo Suite is lush and tropical with oceanviews
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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The Bamboo Suite is lush and tropical with oceanviews
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Kapaau Kohala Coast
5

Bamboo Suite at the Akoni Pule Guesthouse

  • 5 of 5
My wife & I stayed in the Bamboo Suite at the Akoni Pule Guesthouse to celebrate our 50th anniversary, for two beautiful and relaxing weeks and found it truly was a special piece of paradise. The weather in early October was beautiful with one day of rain in two weeks. Mornings were spent with coffee on the Lanai listening as the distant surf sang its song to the birds. If you want privacy, beauty and a taste of Hawaii this is it. It is far enough north that it private but closes enough to visit the rest of the islands shopping centers, parks and historic sites. The suite had many beautiful native wood furniture pieces, a kitchen large enough for the two of us to prepare meals, which we seldom did, (the food on the island is GREAT and close) and enough sporting equipment for a family. There was a large screen TV, DVD player & DVD’s in the breezeway. There is an all-natural delicious smoothie stand & taco restaurant a short walk away. There is a beach within a 10 minute drive and the outstanding Pollok Valley – Lookout, with its black sand beach 15 minutes away, so bring your camera. Spencer beach Park was our favorite. The towns Kapaau and Hawi were beautiful, quiet and had an assortment of restaurants and native arts & crafts. Be sure to stop at the Nanbu Courtyard in Kapa’au for Carols souvenirs (best prices). The suite is kept in great shape thanks to the owner’s brother who meticulously oversees and maintains it. We will definitely be back.
Mahalo to the owner & his family for a great stay
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Kapaau Kohala Coast
Midwestern US
5

Loved it!!

  • 5 of 5
I wanted to title my review "Stay Away!", as, selfishly, I'd really like this place to be available for our next visit to the Big Island without anyone else taking a booking over our preferred weeks! But, that would not be fair... We had a wonderful stay, and cannot wait to return.
  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Bamboo Suite is lush and tropical with oceanviews
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Kapaau Kohala Coast
Plains, MT
5

Jungle Bungalow Paradise

  • 5 of 5
I rented the 2BR, 1bath Bungalow near Bamboo Suite for two months. Nestled in green growth, it grew on me as the ocean roared beyond cows in the nearby pasture. My courtyard meals were enhanced by local bananas, mangoes, Chinese cherries, liliquoi, lemons, and oranges. Neighbors were friendly with much happening 3-6 miles toward Hawi Town. I also enjoyed solitude when I wished. Keokae Beach Park, historic sights, Saturday market under the banyan, descent to Pololu's black sand and other hikes made it an unforgettable time in the tropics. Birds announced dawn and dusk as I kicked back and relaxed in fresh air. Snorkels, lawn chairs, and boogie boards added fun. It is the perfect place for a couple who want to get away and paint, write, read, or simply breathe!
  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
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The Bamboo Suite is lush and tropical with oceanviews
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Kapaau Kohala Coast
San Diego, CA
5

Excellent Vacation Property

  • 5 of 5
This is one of the nicest vacation lodging experiences I've ever had. The place was quiet, off the beaten path, and absolutely beautiful. When we had an issue that required attention, we called the local contact and had an immediate and more than satisfactory outcome. I would highly recommend this unit to any traveler who is looking for a private, quiet, secluded get-away. It far exceeded my expectations and wildest dreams. We created many wonderful memories during this vacation. Thank you so much!
  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
The Bamboo Suite is lush and tropical with oceanviews
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Kapaau Kohala Coast
Vancouver Canada
5

The suite was beautiful and very spacious

  • 5 of 5
The property is lovely and so peaceful, the suite is very comfortable and beautifully finished ( the pics don't do it justice ) We loved the location, so close to the Pololu Valley and wonderful little towns of Kapa au and Hawi where we stopped each day for a Tropical Dreams ice cream. We found the location perfect for day trips to either side of the island. Would like to recommend trying Cafe Pesto in either Hilo or Kawaihae for fresh local fare and some of the best Thai food we have ever had outside of Thailand at Krua in Kona or the Thai Smile truck at the Farmers Market in Hilo. We've travelled the world and had allot of massages but the best we have ever had was with Kim Le Cates, LMT in Hilo. Would also like to add that the owner of this property made everything about this stay easy and comfortable. We would definately recommend the property.
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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The Bamboo Suite is lush and tropical with oceanviews
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Kapaau Kohala Coast
Marin County, CA
5

The Absolute BEST Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5
You will not even BELIEVE this place. As a North Kohala resident for many years, I wish I'd known about this little slice of heaven. Coming back to Kapa'au, I can think of no better place to stay. I give this my absolute BEST rating. The architectural details were exquisite, the furniture and decorations felt like a home - definitely not rental quality. We felt like ohana. The soul of the 'aina is alive and well in Makapala. Mahalo!
  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

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The Big Island's North Kohala district is the discriminating travelers' best-kept secret. Experience 'Old Hawaii' in the charming historic towns of Hawi and Kapaau, with artists' shops, galleries, and delightful cafes. Historic sites - the famous statue of King Kamehameha, state parks, tropical gardens, Pololu Valley - with its majestic views, black sand beach, and scenic hiking trails. Or kick back, and enjoy some of the island's best beaches. Whale watching is seasonal (December through April), but the sea turtle sightings occur year-round.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $150 Per night

Kapaau House Rental Rates

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High Season
Nov 23 2014 - Apr 26 2015
5 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $90
Notes No refunds within 30 days of arrival

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Kapaau House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Interior bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower , Private Outdoor Bali-Stone Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
This unit contains a private kitchenette including a full sized sink, small refrigerator, plug in stove top, microwave, and coffee machine. The kitchenette is complete with pots/pans & cutlery for preparing meals and a full compliment of dishware. The home is innovatively designed and features custom workmanship, prized Hawaiian woods, fine art appointments, cathedral ceilings with an open-concept design, stylish furniture, indoor and outdoor bali-stone showers. It is also fully equipped with beach equipment including chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, snorkel fins and masks.

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