James Cottage is a historic home that has been completely restored for our guests to enjoy. Located with in The Historic Puakea Ranch, your bungalow was once home to the paniolos who lived and worked at Puakea 100 years ago.
Ocean views, light filled, airy and surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens, your bungalow is private, romantic and very relaxing. Banana and mangos grow in your front yard. Watch the whales from your lanai with your morning coffee.
Soak on your private hot tub with a glass of wine and watch the sun set. Then rinse off in your detached bath house with ocean views while showering. Screened on onside, you can enjoy the fresh breezes just like an outdoor shower, but private and protected.
Wake up to ocean views, singing birds and the gentle breezes of Kohala, offering some of the freshest air in the world as it travels across 2000 miles of ocean before reaching North Kohala.
Stroll through our organic gardens and pick fresh herbs, tomatoes and veggies for your meals. Fresh free range eggs are offered every morning from our chickens.
Grocery stocking is available prior to your arrival, We can pre order organic grass fed island beef for you and have it waiting for you upon arrival along with all local produce and milk products. (small stocking fee applies)
We are in one of the best locations on the island. Just minutes to the best beaches, Kohala Resorts and the historic towns of Hawi and Kapaau.
Located a convenient 2 miles away from Hawi town with great local restaurants, grocery store with local fish, produce. So many local art galleries, unique shops and endless activities just a few min. away. Don't forget to hike down to black sand beach at Pololu Valley 9 miles north of the ranch. Unmatched purely Hawaiian beauty surrounds you in North Kohala.
Golfer? We have Taylor Made Clubs available to our guests.
Mahukona Beach Park: 4 min drive.
Lapakahai Historic Beach Park: 5 min. drive.
Spencer Beach Park: 15 min. drive
Mauna Kea Resort and Beach 25 min. drive
Puako Beaches: 25 min. drive.
Mauna Lani and Fairmont Resorts: 30 min. drive.
Waimea town: 30 min. drive.
Kona Air port: 45 min drive.
Keywords: Historic Cottage, studio, romantic, Hawaii studio, Vacation rental