SIT IN YOUR PRIVATE POOL AND ENJOY BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL SUNSETS

Melanie and Dan Lewis

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
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Minimum Stay 5 nights
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SIT IN YOUR PRIVATE POOL AND ENJOY BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL SUNSETS

Milolii House Rental Photos and Description

One-Bedroom Cozy Cottage On The Ocean, With Private Pool.

Discover how to REALLY relax!

Would you like to relax in your own peaceful private pool, while contemplating the vast expanse of the ocean right in front of you - amazing whales, spinner dolphins and colorful fish, the sunsets, and complete serenity, for less than the price of a resort hotel room? Then you will love our place.

Our home has one bedroom, 1.5 baths, plus an outdoor shower/toilet. Kitchen and living area are open and roomy. Bedroom and living room glass french doors open to the ocean view and breeze. Wrap-around lanai and small in-ground pool.

Get-away-from-it all seclusion but only 25 minutes to the nearest grocery store and beaches.

We just purchased this house from our friend Rick, and it has never been used as a vacation rental- just a second home. We have always loved the house and the magical coast of Milolii. We hope you love it as much as we do!

Hawaii License number is W26310508-01

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Melanie and Dan Lewis (Owner)
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About Melanie and Dan Lewis

We currently live in the small town of Angels Camp in California's famed Gold Country. Angels Camp is home of the famous Calaveras County Jumping Frog Jubilee. We own a fishing store on New Melones Reservoir called Glory Hole Sports (www.gloryholesports.com), after the Glory Hole Gold Mine that once operated here, and is now under the lake. We love to fish, and spend lots of time on New Melones Lake. When we are in Hawaii, we love to fish off the cliff right in front of the house.

Angels Camp is a small town, and we love it. The Big Island has that same small-town feel. Everyone is so friendly, and there is no hustle and bustle.

We have been married 30+ years, and have a beautiful grown daughter, Sarah. We have always loved Hawaii, and take several trips a year there. We have made amazing friends there over the years. We hope to be able to move to Hawaii someday.

Melanie and Dan Lewis purchased this house in 2014

Why Melanie and Dan Lewis chose Milolii

Why is the house called Rick’s Place? We bought the house from our good friend from Maui, Rick, who built it. For years, we would visit Milolii with him. Rick is an ultra-cool, amazingly artistic guy, and the house shows his artistic flair and creativity.

We have always loved Rick’s Place, Milolii and all the wonderful people we have met there. We are thankful to Rick, who agreed to sell us our favorite place on earth, and our friends in Hawaii, who have helped us to make this dream come true.

We hope you enjoy and cherish your time here as much as we do.

What makes this house unique

The first time we visited Milolii, we wondered where we were going, as we drove down the long road across the lava flow. But once we were sitting on the deck, overlooking the blue ocean and watching the humpbacks against the background of a red sunset, we understood the magic of the place. We helped Rick install the pool several years later, and that really made the house perfect.

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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Sit In Your Private Pool And Enjoy Beautiful Tropical Sunsets
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
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Milolii Kona Coast
Signal Hill, CA, USA
5

Relax at your own pace

  • 5 of 5
We had a girls week and couldn't have asked for anything more. The house was well equipped with anything we might need from kitchen implements to condiments. Most of our time was spent out on the deck enjoying the ocean view; either at the table or in the pool. We watched the peaceful sunset every night. The outdoor shower with the tiki torches was fun, especially after being in the ocean. Miloli'i is off the beaten path and reminds me of my first time to Kailua-Kona in '77. No need to rush anywhere or even to lock the doors. We drove to Volcano National Park one day and to the Kohala coast another. Melanie and Dan were very helpful with our questions, as this was a new area for us on the island. I hope to visit again soon and listen to the ocean.
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad the ladies had a good visit. My daughter and her BFFs have booked a week in August- I hope they have as much fun as you did!
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Milolii Kona Coast
THORNTON, CO
5

Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Rick's Place for our honeymoon in late June-early July. The house was great - a delightful, peace, BEAUTIFUL, tranquil spot to base our trip from. It was great to listen to the ocean all day, have full amenities of a home, and access to amazing snorkeling just down the road. If you are looking for somewhere off the beaten path and without the feel of a tourist trap - this is the place for you! The owners were great, and ensured we had everything we needed. THANK YOU!
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to have you both stay for your honeymoon. Have a great marriage and come back soon!

Melanie and Dan
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Milolii Kona Coast
4

awesome place, big hill

  • 4 of 5
The house is awesome. We especially liked the outdoor shower and the beautiful lanai overlooking the ocean. It was stocked with all kitchen supplies that we needed and towels and even snorkeling gear! However, the only downside is the hill going down into milollii. It is very long, winding, and steep. We recommend this place.
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jaida, for your review. It is a big long hill, isnt it? But worth the drive!
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Milolii Kona Coast
Los Angeles
5

Love this place

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I celebrated our honeymoon here and absolutely LOVED it! It far exceeded our expectations. Beautiful view, great kitchen, amazing view and so quiet. The owners are so nice and very helpful. It is somewhat remote which worked for us. If you're looking to stay away from the tourists, this is your place!
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: You two are so sweet! We are glad you loved our little house, and that it will be part of your honeymoon memories. Have a happy life together, and come and stay again!
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Milolii Kona Coast
Stein
5

Great host, great home, great island

  • 5 of 5
Ricks place rocks, its a perfect place for quiet recreation and to relax. The house is very well equipped and we have been well prepared by our hosts for the long desinations. We'll come back for whale watching
  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: This says it was from us, but I think it was from our guests from Germany, Wolfang and Astrid.
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Milolii Kona Coast
5

Excellent house to relax and getaway

  • 5 of 5
The house was excellent - exactly as the pictures portray it. The house is very cosy and homey, and well decorated and comes with everything you could want in a vacation home. It is just the right size for a couple, and maybe 1 child - depending on age.
You are right on the water, and the front of the house opens up with 6 french doors to let in the island breezes.
The pool is a nice size for 2 maybe 4 people, when we stayed it was a little cold, so we could only really use it one day, but was still very nice.
There was a very nice black sand beach about a 30 min walk from the house - don't go on weekends, the locals set-up camp on it, and while they were friendly, they obviously did not want us there. We went again on a beautiful Monday, and were the only ones on the beach.
A couple of things to be aware of - not detracting from the house - but to be aware of: The house is located near Milioli'i - pretty remote - worked for us as we wanted a getaway. The water is not really drinkable, so bring plenty with you - we went through 70 bottles in 5 days. The house is about 45 miles (but 90 minutes) from Kailua-Kona, so access to stores/shopping is not very good so stock-up on your way to the house. (There is a store about 8 miles south -Malama market - which was actually pretty good. You are closer to some of the south island sights - Volcano Park South point, etc., which makes for a nice day trip.
The access road was a little dicey - you are going from 1500 feet elevation basically to the ocean along a 3 1/2 mile curvy narrow road, with a lot of blind corners and few guard rails. We took it slow and had no problems, but we learned quickly you want to plan your in and outs - we chose not to drive it at night.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: HI, Jake,

Thank you for your very honest and detailed review. What you say is exactly true- the place is perfect for a romantic getaway, and as a base for day-sightseeing trips. Running into town is not something you want to do twice a day though! Like you said, plan your trips in and out, and count on relaxing at the house without leaving on some days.

A Milolii stay is very different than most Hawaiian vacations- that is why we make a point of speaking with every potential guest.

Because it is not in a city, our water is cachement (caught off the roof) or trucked in (very common to many neighborhoods on the Big Island). It is treated and run through two filters before it hits the house. We still recommend drinking bottled water- we provide you a case to get started, but you should bring more.


Malama Market in Ocean View is where we shop too, unless we are going to Kailua-Kona or Captain Cook for something. They have great produce, and a good bakery.
I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay.
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Map

Map

Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Mamalahoa Hwy
Car: necessary

The town of Ocean View is about 25 minutes south on Mamalahoa Hwy (11). There are grocery and hardware stores and shops and restaurants in the area. Continue driving and you will reach Volcanoes National Park, and South Point. Continue around the point and you will eventually get to Hilo. If instead of going south, you go north on Mamalahoa Hwy (11), you will be headed back to Kailua-Kona, where there airport is. On the way, you will pass Captain Cook (about 30 minutes from the house). There is a grocery store there as well as some great coffee houses and restaurants. There are lots of great restaurants, bars and nightlife, resorts and souvenir shopping opportunities in Kailua Kona . It's about an hour and a half drive to Kailua-Kona, depending on traffic. Continuing on the Highway will bring you past the resorts on the Kohala Coast, around Upolu Point to the quaint town of Hawi, and through the Parker Ranch. Eventually you will be back in Hilo. But don't try to circumnavigate the island in one day. It's big, and there is too much to see and do along the way!

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Availability & Rates

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Milolii House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
start up special
Mar 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
$199
$1,393
$5,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$199
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Milolii House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 870 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Adjacent to bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Adjacent to living room.
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Very cool thatched bamboo room with tiki torches for light!
  • There is an addition toilet closet on the lanai.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Best for a couple. More with permission from owner.
  • Overlooks the ocean. the bedroom is walled and private, but the ceiling is open to the rest of the house- great for air circulation and a roomy feel.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
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