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Hawi peaceful, spacious Garden Cottage-your tropical home away from home

Kerstin Preyasi Exter

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, german
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Kerstin Preyasi Exter

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german
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Calendar last updated:
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Hawi peaceful, spacious Garden Cottage-your tropical home away from home

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Hawi Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom,1 bath, full kitchen,dining area, large living room & lanai, sleeps 2

Wonderful spacious, modern cottage with all the tropical Hawaii charm located on a 1 1/2 acre macadamia nut farm near Hawi Town.You will love the large open living area with high ceilings, bamboo floor and tasteful decor. Enjoy cooking in the fully equipped kitchen with craftsman made cabinets, granite counter tops and gas cooktop in kitchen island. The Cottage has a 200 sq ft lanai with daybed for lazing around and enjoying the garden as well as a BBQ for your outdoor entertaining.

You will enjoy this beautiful retreat away from the hassle and bustle, yet only one mile above historic Hawi town and 10 minutes from North Kohala’s Beach Parks. A great place to rejuvenate, meditate and enjoy that off the beaten track old Hawaii feel.

If you have a larger family or group of friends we also have a lovely 2 bedroom,2 bath custom home available on the same property . We are on a 1 1/2 acres macadamia nut orchard and both places a situated so they have total privacy.See HomeAway #336353

Hawi area Info: Our cottage is located one mile above Hawi town in historical North Kohala - this is still wonderful “Old Hawaii” an off the ' beaten track' unique are. We are minutes from Kapaa, Mahukona and Keokea state beach parks as well as the black sand beach and hiking of Pololu Valley . You can easily take advantage of these parks and hiking trails, or you may want to have fun on an ATV Tour, Horseback Ride or a Zipline Adventure. There are also plenty of ”casual to gourmet “dining choices in town, plus a grocery store, wine store, deli, and farmers market with locally grown , organic produce if you choose to cook.There is a 6 hole mini golf course with driving range and tennis courts in Kapaau town about 2 miles from the house.

Hawi Town has the Kohala Coffee Mill for Breakfast and lunch or a Tropical Dreams ice cream treat. Elements Jewelery store across the street offers a great selection of unique gifts and ' As Hawi Turns 'clothing and gift shop next door is also a 'must see'.

more area info: Don't miss the Lighthouse Deli and Sushi Rock Restaurant in Hawi .

Kapaau has a Yoga Studio with daily classes you can participate in. There are some nice places for lunch in Kapaau as well: enjoy the culinary delights in artistic surroundings at Gill's Lanai and visit Kenji's Gallery upstairs after lunch. Minnie's, Nanbu Courtyard Cafe and the Kings View Cafe' also offer good lunches. There is much more, you will just have to go out and explore.......enjoy!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kerstin Preyasi Exter (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2015

About Kerstin Preyasi Exter

We sailed to Hawaii from the South Pacific in 1991 and the Island welcomed us so much that we are still here today! We love to travel and explore new places preferably from a nice , home-like base. We used our travel experiences to create a welcoming home away from home for you.

We are woodworkers by trade and have included our expertise as well as our love for detail and beauty into our properties.

We love local food and cooking so our kitchen is well equipped.

We support sustainability- we have solar power ( with electric back up), we compost and recycle, we have herbs, nuts and fruit in out garden that we are happy to share with you.

We both meditate and Kerstin practices yoga. When we are on island we are happy to share our Yoga and meditation shala with our guests.

Kerstin Preyasi Exter purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Kerstin Preyasi Exter chose Hawi

We got word about this Macadamia orchard from friends who live next door while we were traveling. Since we loved layed-back North Kohala and had lived and fallen in love with Hawi Town already we made an offer sight unseen and proceeded to design and build our little piece of paradise that we now share with travelers.

What makes this cottage unique

We offer you a unique, beautiful, safe and welcoming place to relax. This is not just a vacation rental, this is a home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to thank you again for a wonderful stay at the Hawi house - we enjoyed every aspect of it! The house really exceeded our expectations, it was super comfortable and felt like home right from the first day. I will definitely recommend it to friends and we will be back during our next trip to the island. I discovered so much more to see and do there - cant wait!
Nov 2012
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 26 traveler reviews

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Hawi peaceful, spacious Garden Cottage-your tropical home away from home
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 28 reviews
5

Secluded Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd stay at the Hawi cottage. As always, Kersten and Swarupo are great to deal with. We have driven down to the resort beaches, but this is the place to stay. All the comforts of home and more! The area is full of interesting things to do, or drive to the Kohala Beaches and enjoy the sun. This year we went down to the Lapahaki Historic Site. It doesn't look like much from the road, but it is a beautiful stop and well worth a visit. We also ate at Minnie's in Kaapau this year, the Ono plate was delicious!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us again, Linda and for sharing your new found spots with our other guests. We are looking forward to welcoming you back. Mahalo!
5

Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Hawi! The accommodations are clean, modern and comfortable. The house is full of many extras to make this truly feel like home away from home. Kersten has thoughtfully placed lovely throws to take the chill off on cool evenings, snorkeling gear and beach chairs were ours to use as well. We loved the French press for our morning coffee that we enjoyed on the pretty lanai. The cottage is very tastefully decorated and a lot of thought has gone into making guests feel welcome. We highly recommend! The bed is really comfy too!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5

Beautiful and relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this Hawi cottage just this past week and it was absolutely fabulous. We happened upon this rental by accident as we scrambled to find a place to stay after booking flights and we were so pleased that we would stay here again in a heartbeat if we come back to the Big Island.

The cottage is beautifully maintained and a perfect relaxing and romantic getaway for two. Morning coffee on the lanai was my favourite part of the day and the turkeys and chickens provided plenty of entertainment. Don't be deterred by the fact there is no air conditioning; with the cottage being tucked away in the trees we found that it never got hot in the cottage; in fact, we found that in the evenings we put on pants and a sweater.

The bed was a little uncomfortable but not so much that it would deter us from staying again. We were also disappointed to find there was no BBQ but other than that, we would definitely recommend this vacation rental for anyone looking to stay off the beaten path and avoid the crowds of the more commercial and tourist filled locations on the island. Staying in Hawi was like sampling true island life and living like a local. It was fantastic.

The owner was away while we were there but another care taker came by to greet us the morning after we arrived and was available if we needed anything. She was also very respectful of our privacy and very friendly and polite. We didn't get to spend much time checking out the town of Hawi but we did pop into the local coffee shop and we both agreed they made the best chai tea / coffee lattes we have ever had. Definitely worth a stop if you are a coffee / tea drinker.

Loved the cottage and were so sad to leave. Can't wait to come back and stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for staying with us. We are sorry there was No BBQ. It broke while we were gone and we will be Replacing it when we return in late February, so on Your next stay you can barbecue.
Oregon
5

A real gem!

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough good things about this property. It was comfortable, quiet, private and absolutely lovely both inside and out. The owner and property manager were excellent to work with. It had everything we needed, and more! If you want to feel spoiled as well as experience 'real' Hawaii, this is the place for you.

We enjoyed the visits from wild pigs and turkeys along with the amazing array of birds. We spent our days whale watching at the various ocean parks and lookouts. The nearby state and national parks were great too. Gill's Seafood Lanai quickly became a favorite stop.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Hawi Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Private and well appointed retreat in Hawi residential area. It's perfectly located for us because of it's close drive to North Kohola beaches, hiking and horseback riding. It provides a respite from a day in the hot sun with it's comfy pune on the lani, cool night time temps. and the full kitchen is great for cooking up the best of the island's treats from local markets. Hosts are very helpful. Thank You! C&C

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Quiet, lovely cottage in the town of Hawi

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is quite clean and well furnished. It has lovely woodwork and cabinetry. The kitchen is well equipped. The hosts are welcoming and tell great stories about long sea voyages.

We spent most of our time on the large and comfortable lanai. There we met the local geckos and the flock of turkeys that wander by.

Hawi is a quiet town with a nice coffee shop, restaurants, and shops. Down the road a couple miles is a grocery store and there is a Farmer's Market on Saturday. Good snorkeling beaches are not far away.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

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Hapuna Beach Park
"Great beach for the whole family- nice boogie boarding too."
Waipio Valley Lookout
"One of the most beautiful views in the world!"
Mauna Kea Beach
"Ahhhh...paradise! lovely sandy beach and great swimming spot. "
Pololu Valley
"Just a 10 minute drive from our Hawi Garden Cottage. This is a nice lookout and a great spot..."
Blue Dragon Coastal Cuisine & Musiquarium
"This is our favorite place to listen to live music and go dancing. Open Thursday through Sun..."
Bamboo Restaurant & Gallery
"Enjoy the quaint Hawaiiana atmosphere at the Bamboo restaurant right downtown Hawi.Great for..."
Sushi Rock Restaurant
"Our favorite restaurant in Hawi !"
The CanoeHouse
"special occasion?-this is a great place for a romantic dinner by the sea."
Kiholo Bay
"Great place for a whole day on the beach - turquoise blue lagoon."
Kings' Shops
"great shopping and dining spot half way between Keahole-Kona Airport and Hawi"
Waipio Valley
"a wonderful place! rent a 4 wheel drive or take the Waipio Shuttle down into the valley."
Queens' Marketplace
"great shopping and dining half way between Hawi and Kailua-Kona"
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
keahole airport,kailua-kona
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sushi Rock
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kapaau Golf Range
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bamboo, Sushi Rock, Lighthouse Deli
Nearest Beach
19 Miles
Spencer Beach Park, Mauna Kea Beach, Hapuna Beach
Car: necessary

Other Activities: ATV adventure tours, Zip- line adventures

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Rates & Availability

From $100 Per night

Hawi Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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4 night minimum stay
$100
$665
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Hawaii tax ID:W40935310-01
monthly rates = 30 nights
one time cleaning fee $ 70.00

Cancellation Policy

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

Hawi Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Glass door shower stall, spacious bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    living area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • This cottage is best suited for couple sharing a bed or a single person. There is a comfy queen bed in the bedroom with quality mattress and 100%cotton sheets and comforter. There is a pull out futon couch in the living room as well should separate sleeping areas be desired.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a a coffee press ( Bodum plunger), an espresso maker , a coffee grinder and a teapot for your morning brew. The kitchen has a stainless steel countertop convection oven that allows you to toast, broil, re-heat and convection bake and a microwave. Cooking is on a 4 burner gas stovetop. There is WiFi, please bring your own computer. We provide Dish Network TV and a blueray /DVD player.

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