CLASSIC OLDER OCEANFRONT HOME FOR SIX/SNORKEL OUT FRONT

Mary A. Fox R (B) Active

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

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CLASSIC OLDER OCEANFRONT HOME FOR SIX/SNORKEL OUT FRONT

Puako House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Hale Puako has been owned and loved by the same family since 1978. It is not a fancy home, for those used to luxury accommodations, it may be a bit rustic for you, but for many families who return year-after-year, this is their favorites. Savor some time as they have, on this half acre of paradise, surrounded by a lush, green landscaped yard, numerous coconut palms, and a stunning view of Puako Bay. From the home and lanai you can watch the sailboats moored in the bay, or turtles basking on the lava rocks in front.

The original A-frame home includes a full kitchen, living area and ocean view loft with twin beds. A second bedroom just off the kitchen and nearby full bath has overhead skylights for moon and star gazing as you rest in the comfortable queen-sized bed. An addition to the home, added more recently, has a oceanfront dining and lounging lanai, plus a master bedroom with a brand new California-king bed and a second cozy oceanfront deck for relaxing with a tall, cool beverage. An upstairs office is available for those who must work while on vacation. Office includes high-speed internet access and a fax machine.

This unique piece of paradise is one of the original Puako seaside homes located just steps away from snorkeling, kayaking and swimming right in front of the home!

This home is managed on behalf of the owners, by Mary Fox, R(B) 2 Papayas, LLC.Mary holds an active real estate broker's license in the State of Hawaii.

Keywords: oceanfront house, beach cottage, Puako beach house, oceanfront cottage, 3 bedroom house

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Mary A. Fox R (B) Active (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2005
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About Mary A. Fox R (B) Active

Aloha, I am Mary Fox, R (B) and owner of 2 Papayas, LLC. I manage this wonderful Puako home on behalf of the Owners. I would love to help you and your family find the perfect home for your stay on the Big Island. I am a Puako resident, myself, so I am available to greet you upon arrival, answer any questions you may have, or attend to any concerns or requests that may arise during your stay. Until we meet in Paradise....

Mary A. Fox R (B) Active purchased this house in 1978

Why Mary A. Fox R (B) Active chose Puako

It was love at first sight when we saw the house that became Hale Puako on our first trip to Hawai’i Island in 1965. Then it took us 13 years to check out possibilities on the other Islands, find the cash – and - the courage to buy! Hale Puako has been a joy to us, our family and friends since 1978. We hope you will enjoy our piece of paradise.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
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
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

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Classic older oceanfront home for six/snorkel out front
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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Classic older oceanfront home for six/snorkel out front
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p82947vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
Pittsburgh, PA
5

Wow. What a great experience.

  • 5 of 5
My family of fives (kids of 14, 13, 9) visited Hale Puako at the end of July. We had an excellent experience. The access to the different beaches--by foot and by car--was fantastic. The house was exactly as pictured, well maybe better. It doesn't get five starts because it is a "5 Star Resort" it gets five stars because of the excellent "as advertised" experience and the great service of the Two Papayas management. When we come back to the Big Island, we will certainly use Two Papayas again.
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Classic older oceanfront home for six/snorkel out front
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p82947vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
Western Washington
5

Unbelievably Great

  • 5 of 5
The pictures tell the story. Its two connected a-frames right on Puako Bay. The three bedroom house (one of the bedrooms is a loft over the kitchen) was perfect for our family of 5. Our kids are 9, 11, and 13. The master bedroom and bathroom are very private in the second a-frame. Note that the second a-frame is accessed from the outside sundeck area; there is no interior access to the other a-frame. That's what makes it nice an private.

The house is located down a driveway that leads behind the old church. Its a private setting.

There is good, but not great, snokeling directly in front of the house. If you walk about 150 yards down the beach and swim to the outer part of the reef, the snokeling is great. Its also great at the end of Puako Road, about 1 mile away. There is a little sandy cove two houses down for just playing in the water. This is not a wave beach. The beaches in Hawaii are public access so its easy to get to this little cove. Further, there are great sandy beaches, Hapuna and Beach 69, just a mile or two away.

I think the house is a great value. If you compare to many of the houses in the area or the beach front hotels, its a bargain.

The house is well stocked. We cooked at the for most of our dinners and found what we needed in the kitchen. When we were there, someone before us had left behind beach toys and boogie boards that Mary invited us to use.

All that being said, please look at any of the houses managed by 2Papayas. We typically rent a vacation house somewhere every year or two. Based on my experience I can say that Mary and Robbie are professional and good communicators. The house and financial details were as represented with no surprises or problems. Leave this house to us and rent another one:)
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Classic older oceanfront home for six/snorkel out front
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p82947vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
5

WOW!

  • 5 of 5
We recently spent a week at Hale Puako with our family of 6. We have 4 children and it fit us all perfectly. It was everything we expected and more. We loved the "Old Hawaiian Charm". Our kids had so much fun exploring the tide pools, and swimming with the turtles right out in front of the house. It was the perfect place for us, it will be a hard vacation to top. Thanks for sharing you piece of paradise with us!
  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
business
Classic older oceanfront home for six/snorkel out front
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p82947vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
Philadelphia, PA
5

Worth every penny!!!

  • 5 of 5
If you are looking for the true Hawaiian experience, you will find it here. The house is older but maintained extremely well. We were also pleasantly surprised at how well stocked it was with everything you could need and more. Not always the case in a vacation rental. The most impressive aspect of this house though is location, location, location. Wow!!! We grew up on the big island and come back annually for vacation and to be as impressed as we were; awesome. You have two of the best beaches on island minutes away, a store within walking distance, and you have one of the best views right out your front door! Turtles, manta rays, and even dolphins were seen out front almost daily. And if that's not enough, night life and shopping are less than 15 minutes away. We've always known what a special place Puako is but this house and 2 Papayas really made it the special trip we'd hoped for. We will definitely return again.
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Classic older oceanfront home for six/snorkel out front
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p82947vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
Denver, CO, USA
5

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5
The property was as described, an older (vintage) beach house tucked into an out of the way spot on Puako Bay. My family of 6 stayed for a week and had a wonderful time. The house was a comfortable fit for my wife and I, 2 teenagers, and 2 near teenagers.

The tidal pools are immediately accessible from the lanai (maybe all of 15 feet from the steps) just as described, and we saw sea turtles every day within a few yards of the shore, and swimming within a few feet when we waded in the pools.

We didn't snorkel in the bay, but we saw others snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking. There are a couple of beautiful, classic white sand beaches a few minutes away (Hapuna State Park, Mau'umae).

The house was clean and well maintained, and the property managers at 2papayas were very helpful answering questions and arranging food to be there before we arrived (we came to the island on a late night flight). The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed in good working order.

We went to the Mauna Kea resort for a luau which was pleasant, touristy fun, and there are restaurants in the little beach town about 20 minutes away, Kawaihae. M's General Store is a few minutes' walk from the house for most of our house supplies.

If you are interested in a quiet place a away from the resorts, but close enough to easily go to the resorts if you want, and to enjoy the tidal pools and soak in the sounds of surf, this is a great place.
  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Classic older oceanfront home for six/snorkel out front
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p82947vb
(808) 882-1366 (Hawaii, USA)
Puako Kohala Coast
Austin, Texas USA
5

A wonderful time was had by all....

  • 5 of 5
I love Puako! It's like a homecoming when I get there, no matter how long it's been. This time, I brought my son's family to share my favorite place! Hale Puako has never been available when I went before so I was thrilled to see the week I wanted available. We weren't disappointed upon our arrival. Hale Puako is a hidden gem tucked against the ocean behind a church. It's nestled by the sea on 2 sides and has lovely landscaping! We saw turtles in the bay and tidal pools every day and swam and snorkeled from the yard.
The house was comfy and lived in like an old seashore house should be, but clean as a whistle with comfortable furniture and beds. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare our meals. The living room had nooks and cabinets with books and games galore! There were several books on Hawaii. The best thing about it is location, location , location!!! It's close to the general store, several great beaches and the scuba and snorkeling off the access points on Puako Road is some of the best on the island!
We were happy to find beach chairs, umbrellas, beach towels and we added to the beach toys filling in the sand castle construction tools. This was literally a bring your suit and enjoy vacation!! We all loved it and can't wait to go back!
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Keahole (Kona)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
19 (Queen Kaahumanu Highway)
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Hapuna State Park
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Seafood Bar/Kawaihae
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
numerous golf courses
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Kawaihae Blue Dragon
Nearest Point of Interest
Hapuna State Beach Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Hapuna Prince Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Waialea Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Puako General Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Puako Boat Ramp
Nearest Point of Interest
Church
Nearest Point of Interest
Church
Nearest Point of Interest
Fairmont Orchid Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Mauna Lani Beach Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Foodland Farms
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: necessary

Located on the Kohala Coast just minutes from casual and fine dining, golf, numerous beaches and shopping. Warm and sunny weather year-round with rainfall totals of about 9 inches a year.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Puako House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Cmas/NY
Dec 15 2014 - Jan 5 2015
14 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee tax not inc $200
Tax Rate 14.17%
Notes Quotable rates are for planning only; they are NOT an exact quote due to limits in the vrbo program. 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. Cmas/NYs differ
We are a local, professional, real estate company licensed in the State of Hawaii, managing the home on behalf of the owners. We will not ask you to wire money nor do we accept credit cards due to high fees.
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Amenities

Amenities

Puako House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • luaus
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • snorkeling
  • mountain climbing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
Notes:
DSL, Dedicated Line, Fax, Office
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