GREAT FAMILY HOME ON SANDY BEACH

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

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GREAT FAMILY HOME ON SANDY BEACH

Puako House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Kolea (the Hawaiian name for the Pacific Golden Plover) are believed to have been migrating between Alaska and Hawaii for at least 120,000 years, returning to the same spot year after year. Symbolizing the unbroken continuity of nature’s rhythms, the kolea is an “aumakua” or “protector spirit” and figures in many Hawaiian stories, songs, chants and hula. It is an apt name for this seaside home, whose owner first came to the site as a child in 1929. Now one of four homes in this family compound (see also Honu, Ehu Kai and Ulu Niu), Kolea itself represents continuity, with many families returning to it every year—for good reason: it is a rare find: a beachfront vacation home at an affordable rate. Set amid the cooling shade of a coconut palm collection that was once the largest in the state, Kolea’s grassy yard is nearly an acre in size—great for children. Steps away is the white sand beach of Waialea Bay, where you’ll swim, dive, snorkel and sunbathe while enjoying the honu (sea turtles), manta rays and wintertime whale activity.

The two-bedroom, two-bath, two-story home, built in 1969 and recently renovated, offers comfortable beachside living with cool breezes, outdoor dining, ocean views and spectacular sunsets. Kolea is one of only a handful of vacation rentals available on Waialea Bay, a prized location for a Hawaii vacation.

TA and GE tax number W 00006906-01

Keywords: beach front house, Puako/Waialea Bay area,

oceanfront house, sandy beach, 2 bedroom beach house, 2 bedroom house

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Mary Fox

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2005
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
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Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Great family home on sandy beach
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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Great family home on sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p334574vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
seattle
5

PUAKO VACATION

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed in the house and area four times and love the Puako area so much. Great beach house and easy to live in and close to all the North end sights. Great information given by 2 Papayas. Look forward to staying again soon. Linda
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Great family home on sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p334574vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
5

WONDERFUL WEEK AT THE BEACH

  • 5 of 5
My boyfriend and I spent a week here and loved it. This place was very clean and well-appointed but the best thing about this house is its proximity to the beach. We rented a surfboard, a paddle board, and brought a fishing rod and snorkel gear and we never had to leave the house. The deck feels private but has a great view of the ocean. We loved the little community of Puako, it feels far from the surrounding mega resorts but it was nice to be close to some shopping, spas and the town of Waimea, which we loved.
  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Great family home on sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p334574vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
Eugene, Oregon
5

GREAT BIG ISLAND BEACH HOUSE

  • 5 of 5
We recently returned from about a week at Kolea in Puako. Everything about it was just fabulous, from the warm welcome (calls to make sure everything was OK and that we had arrived and a macadamia nut pie in the fridge!) to the fantastic location on the best beach in the area. We agree totally with everything that is said on the review for the property on the 2 Papayas website. It was very clean and had a impressively stocked kitchen. We cooked a lot and found everything that we needed. Loved it!
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  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Great family home on sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p334574vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
San Rafael CA
4

KOLEA HOUSE

  • 4 of 5
Fantastic lanai - great view of the beach, sky/sunset and water (including the surfers). Wonderful cross-breeze kept us comfortable. We've stayed at this beach many, many times, but the first time in this house. What we liked: great lanai, great ice-maker (kept up with our blender drink needs no problem!), good bird book for identifying our friends. Always have loved this beach, but it has become more populated over the years, especially since a paved parking lot, bathroom and showers were added at the public entrance at the end of the road. Beach is still quiet and peaceful early morning and in the evening, sometimes too many shrieking kids midday.
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Great family home on sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p334574vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
Conifer, Colorado
5

OUR FAVORITE!

  • 5 of 5
After 12+ visits to Hawaii, my husband and I agree our 2 weeks at Kolea was our favorite rental. The beach house is well maintained, clean, well stocked, comfortable and situated on a terrific shady beach with wonderful swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and paddle boarding access. The view from the shaded lanai, where we ate every meal, is extraordinary and we had so much fun spotting many whales and spinner dolphins. A few mornings we even saw manta rays gliding in the shallow sandy areas of the turquoise bay. What a sight! When we snorkeled, we saw so many different colorful fish and a lot of turtles too. It was great to be able to grab a couple of the chairs and towels that were provided, head through the back yard gate, be right on the beach and so close to the house to run back for whatever! No need to drive anywhere if you don't want to. This is the type of place you could stock up at any of the nearby grocery stores and just stay at the house, grill up some fish or steak and relax and escape.
But, if you do want to explore, golf, hike, shop and go out to eat, you will find staying at Kolea is an excellent Kohala coast starting point. Head north to Hapuna beach, Kawaihae (which is very close and has a great fish market, lunch wagon, ice cream/shave ice, burger place and the Blue Dragon restaurant with entertainment and a dance floor), Hawi & Kapa'au (for shopping and food), Pololu (great black beach hike) or to Waimea (some of the best restaurants on the island). Head south to the many nearby resorts for lots of shopping and many more restaurants Fabulous golf is nearby too, at Mauna Kea, Hapuna, Mauna Lani and Waikoloa beach resorts. You are also very close to Blue Hawaii helicopter company, which is our favorite. We would love to return to Kolea and would recommend it and definitely feel it would be an equally wonderful rental for romantic couples, a family with kids or a friends getaway vacation. One more thing, the property management is top notch and extremely helpful and reliable.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Great family home on sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p334574vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
United States
5

THE BEST!!!

  • 5 of 5
My family loved it. Kids running around in yard. Access to beach is unbeatable. QUIET. The porch is marvelous. Great central location on Kohala coast. Why would you stay anywhere else? Check in/out was easy.
  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Keahole (Kona)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
19
Nearest Beach
Waialea Bay
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Seafood Bar/Kawaihae
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
numerous golf coursese
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Kawaihae Blue Dragon
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

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Puako House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2014 Cmas
Dec 15 2014 - Jan 5 2015
14 night minimum stay
$556
 
 
2015 Cmas
Dec 15 2015 - Jan 5 2016
14 night minimum stay
$556
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$445
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
We're small, local company so sorry, but due to high fees, we do not accept credit cards. 1/4th rent due by check within 14 days of booking. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival. Each payment, once received, is non-refundable in the event of cancellation unless we can rebook dates. Checks/money orders accept in US funds. We recommend that you purchase travel insurance. Cmas/NY due dates vary.
Tax Rate 14.17%
Notes Quotable rates are for planning purposes only and are NOT AN EXACT QUOTE due to seasonal pricing, number of people in your party and limitations by vrbo software. Please call or email us directly for an exact quote for your stay. We are a licensed Real Estate company in Hawaii managing this home on behalf of the owner. We will never ask you for credit card info or to wire funds.
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Amenities

Puako House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs attached to the bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bathroom adjacent to the bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Upstairs bedroom with attached full bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs bedroom with two beds and adjacant bathroom
  • Each bedroom has a ceiling fan, dresser, closet and many louvered windows to open for the great sea breezes.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
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