ABSOLUTE OCEANFRONT HAVEN STUDIO WITH POOL

Nida Goulding

Speaks english, german, spanish, Lithuanian fluent, Kalbu Leituviskai, French unpeu
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
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ABSOLUTE OCEANFRONT HAVEN STUDIO WITH POOL

Keaau Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Studio with bbq grill,microwave,outdoor cooking&dining

Absolute Oceanfront Haven has an Oceanfront Studio with Deck as well as another bathroom accessible from pool and deck. Swimming pool is oceanfront and property is next to statepark for walking along tide pools and hot ponds that you can wade in on calm ocean days. Has instant hot/cold filtered water for tea/ Coffee maker, fridge,microwave, bbq. toaster and Panini grill for pancakes/eggs/bacon too. (outdoor kitchen will be built later in the year.) 3 outdoor tables and MANY chairs, for preparing 'pupus' and your meals plus sunlounges for in the pool and poolside. A new loveseat swing awaits your whale watching! Adults only,as the pool is deep. Adult atmosphere here is suitable for anyone over 18 but bars,shops and restaurants are a 15 minute drive, so perhaps over age 25 and couples are happiest not 5 minutes walking or driving to bars

The queen bed is a real queen bed.

Please read more descriptions about our area to see how well you would like visiting the big island of Hawaii. This east coast is similar to Hana on Maui, much more tropical than the touristic areas, but still within 1/2 an area of a larger city with all the amenities and within 15 minutes of markets and a charming Pahoa town, hot pond heated geothermally next to the ocean in a protected scenic rock wall with showers,toilets,picnic benches. We are 7 miles from town and the road is straight without ANY stoplights to town. Beware some remote places are accessible by muddy rocky roads, no cell or internet services, even off the grid without electricity. The coqui frogs are not outside your window here as there is a very large deck raised 4ft up and surrounding the guest house,called Ohana(means family in Hawaiian). A Hui Ho...welcome!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Nida Goulding

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Speaks english, german, spanish, Lithuanian fluent, Kalbu Leituviskai, French unpeu
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We're a couple living in Hawaii for over 6 years. We scuba dive and snorkle. Jack sprechen Deusche, born in Munich. Nida Habla Espanol, speaks Spanish, English, Lithuanian, un peau de Francais. We traveled to South America, Chile to Snorkle and Scuba dive, as well as to Asia, Cabo, Australia and volunteered delivering eyeglasses to Vietnam. We've stayed in palapas,hostels,eco resorts,you name it. We also lived on Maui and Kauai and still commute to Maui every month, so if you are planning a trip there, we can tell you alot about it, where to eat at wonderful restaurants, find waterfalls, hike the volcano, surfing,windsurfing, kitesurfing info on Maui. We came from Whidbey Island, Washington, Victoria, Canada, and have worked before in California's silicon valley areas as well as Hood River, Oregon and Seattle areas. Nida was a Biology major at UC Irvine and Berkeley and also enjoys Yoga,Zumba,cooking and Jack's BBQs!!! The WEDS night MARKET and SUNDAY market is awesome for organic VEGGIES, great MUSIC, bar on Weds pm. Jazz 6-9 in Pahoa Saturday nights by sushi bar. $4 martinis with mango or passion fruits.

Nida Goulding purchased this bungalow in 2012

Best air quality in USA! Not vog here!

The best value for an oceanfront place that also has a pool& gas bbq. Paradisical location next to state park lands, tropical flowers and ginger.

Free wifi, US&Canada phone calls

Bed and Breakfast? How about Bed and Bananas?

Direct ocean front, swimming pool, bbq, volcano,HILO close, hiking, DOLPHINS out your doorfront! WHALE WATCHING,seasonal, RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU!!!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Absolute Oceanfront Haven Studio With Pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews
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Absolute Oceanfront Haven Studio With Pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432387vb
+1 808-281-9272
Keaau Puna District
4

Live like a Local

  • 4 of 5
What a great get away location. If you want some place away from the touristy areas and desire to feel like you live in Hawaii - Stay here. Very gracious hosts, private and quiet location. Clean, safe, and affordable. Jack went out of his way to make us truly feel like house guests. A quick note to plan ahead as far as groceries, etc. If you stay here, highly recommend a trip into the funky town of Pahoa.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Absolute Oceanfront Haven Studio With Pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432387vb
+1 808-281-9272
Keaau Puna District
Salem
5

Oceanfront studio

  • 5 of 5
Jack was a great host. Rental was clean and as described in the ad. The pool was fabulous! The outdoor cooking are worked well for us. There is a new outdoor kitchen under construction soon. We look forward to returning to this rental.
  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
business
Absolute Oceanfront Haven Studio With Pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432387vb
+1 808-281-9272
Keaau Puna District
5

Absolute Oceanfront Haven

  • 5 of 5
Jack and Nida were perfect hosts. Room had a great view and everything was as stated in the information. Very quiet area, but close to Hilo and Pahoa.
  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
business
Absolute Oceanfront Haven Studio With Pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432387vb
+1 808-281-9272
Keaau Puna District
4

Worked for us!

  • 4 of 5
We felt comfortable & safe in this little ohana. Slept with the door open every night, listening to the ocean, frogs & rain. Might bother some, but not us! Although it rained a couple of days (and several nights), a sunny spot was never far away. We didn't spend much of the day here, preferring to check the area out & there's plenty to see. Bathroom was good size, plenty of closet space for light packers like us, but bed is the really the only indoor spot to relax. However, you'll probably be outdoors as much as possible, enjoying the warm weather (even when it rains). Cooking may present a challenge but if you're used to camping like we are, it's fine. That being said, I think we only cooked a couple of meals in 5 days. Used the hot tub a bit; didn't use the pool. Host was ready to provide anything needed and respected our privacy. Would rent again!
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! We love the frogs singing like crickets at night! No one that has stayed hasn't! It gives it the tropical jungle feel, just like how it looks during the day, and at night, its magical too. Like they said, we give you your privacy, so swim or jacuzzi anytime! On the oceanfront, things rust overnight, there are so many kitchen amenities covered in plastic or in the side storage area!, you shouldn't feel like you are camping...We have a 3 burner gas stove to avoid the "camping" cooking described as well as added several tables and enlarged the deck (was already 1600 sq ft!)..you shouldn't have to feel like you are "balancing" your dishes on edge of anything, anymore!
For the "outdoor kitchen" we will enclose it with glass sliding doors and add a tile counter,so it will almost not be an outdoor experience then. For relaxing indoors, we dont really suggest it! BECAUSE...there is SO MUCH SPACE to do so on the deck! we have over 16 chairs, and four inside the room itself, so for space to relax inside the room besides the bed, we were confused why they said that? Anyway, many guests have given us suggestions for improvement our first year&we implemented all,yes all, so far!
this is a hobby for us, so we enjoy and aim to please.Its been so fun to meet everyone from everywhere and to go to some attractions, see the lava, swim in hotponds and fantastic snorkle spots with guests,cool restaurants and bbq here with guests when desired.we recycle,compost goes to a friend's pig!
NO smoking and serene OASIS, except for crashing waves sound and froggies song. ( or a distant occasional whoop like, "Yea, I caught one!" from a fisherman many yards down the coast).Please also ask for maui condo special vrbo.com/507401 if you need to meet minimum stay requirment or want to see Maui too, its an Oceanfront complex in Kihei called Maui Sunset Resort.
business
Absolute Oceanfront Haven Studio With Pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432387vb
+1 808-281-9272
Keaau Puna District
4

Wake up to sounds of the surf

  • 4 of 5
We very much enjoyed our stay at Absolute Oceanfront. The location was very handy, close enough to Hilo for restaurants or fresh fish for the BBQ, the Kopona Tide Pools for fabulous snorkeling (thanks Jack, for the equipment loan!) and the lovely drive through the old Mango grove, and of course the Volcano Park (day and night). Leisurely breakfasts on the deck (strawberry papaya and toast with Lilokoi butter), farmers market takeaway picnics, and a relaxing hot tub before bed - wake up to the sounds of the surf and repeat!! Photos are accurate- kitchen can be a bit of a juggle for a full meal, but plans are in the works to make the outdoor kitchen area more functional. The owners were very helpful and available, answered calls promptly etc.
  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers
business
Absolute Oceanfront Haven Studio With Pool
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432387vb
+1 808-281-9272
Keaau Puna District
4

Even the rain was nice

  • 4 of 5
We loved the place and Jack and Nida. While our spot was small, it afforded us all we needed, which was to be in Hawaii, explore when we wanted, read a lot, watch some TV (including Netflix), swim in the pool, cook on the grills and relax. While not for everyone, it was perfect for us. We really felt "left alone" when proper, but could always call on Jack and Nida when we needed something. They were doing some work while we were there (there were workmen around) but it was mostly unobtrusive. We will go again. As we cooked a lot, we'd probably create a better way to store food and supplies in the indoor kitchen (and we know that Jack has ultimate plans to make the outdoor kitchen more suitable). But we certainly made it all work for us. We felt at home here. If it helps, we are 68 and 67.
  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Hilo
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
130
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Pahoa
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Pahoa Pub pooltables,sushi,Sports bar,Laquin'sMex
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
Hilo 25min, others:55 min-2.3 hrs Waimea/Waikaloa
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
BBQ ribs,Mighty Sushi and Ning's Thai
Car: necessary

Absolute Oceanfront for Whale watching from your own studio and deck, also spinner dolphins come and go quite often within feet of your oceanfront lava rocks. Volcano National Park is 30 minutes close for your day hikes, night caldera viewing lava and Kapoho hot ponds and GEOTHERMAL natural swimming pool. Pahoa quaint town with many awesome restaurants, Thai, Vietnamese, Sushi, Mexican, New York Pizza are just a few,music venues at local markets. Hilo University, Historic town and Airport are 20 miles away also with MANY more attractions, bars, Tapa bar,Sushi, Japanese, Koi Ponds restaurant by marina and boat launches,surf spots, piers etc. BBQ, swimming pool, enjoy sunset time on deck.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Keaau Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter High Season 2014
Nov 6 2014 - Dec 4 2014
4 night minimum stay
$100
From
$149
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$700
$2,999
 
 
DEC2014-FEB 2015 holidays
Dec 30 2014 - Dec 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$349
Flat fee
 
 
Dec&Jan Whales Season
Jan 1 2015 - Mar 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$100
From
$129
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$700
$2,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $375
Tax Rate 13.43%
Notes Our property is adults only 18 and over. If you need an exception made for a mature teenager who can swim well please give us a call. We have a limit of two people in the room at this time. No smoking inside or near windows.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Keaau Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 220 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Dialup Access
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 bathrooms both have showers and inside studio has a seat in shower. both have Walk in showers. Second bathroom is located near pool outside of studio so you don't get your floors wet going in and out of pool! And hot showers won't steam up(heat) your room. PLUS you will be ready twice as fast for your Hawaii excursions!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed real bed. This is a hotel sized room with ensuite shower in bathroom. A second bathroom and the outdoor cooking facilities as well as outdoor fridge across covered breezeway. No kitchen inside the room. It is one room with a bathroom. 15x15
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Games ...
  • DVD Player
  • Toys ...
  • Books ...
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • boating
  • shelling
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Whale and dolphins play out front, tide pools, a dramatic coastline with Jungly vines next door and no neighboring house to the studio side...just open space forest and lava rocks for fishing on calm days,exploring. Kopoho hot pond is about 12 miles away to float in naturally warmed waters and we are Close to Volcano National Parks and without the VOG, Volcanic Obnoxious Gas, Keaau has the best air quality of any populated US town.
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