LUXURIOUS OCEAN VIEW BALI-STYLE HOME WITH PRIVATE WARM POND!

Carol Shepard

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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LUXURIOUS OCEAN VIEW BALI-STYLE HOME WITH PRIVATE WARM POND!

Kapoho House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Find sanctuary at the Bali House of Kapoho. Handcrafted in Bali our unique property will welcome even the most discriminating traveler.

Our fantastic home has been lovingly prepared for your unrivaled relaxation. The interior furnishings will offer comfort and refinement for those desiring world-class luxury. Each room has been created to enhance your restful experience.

Enjoy your morning coffee gazing at the golden sunrise over the crystal clear ocean. Spend the day snorkeling, swimming or just floating in your own private crystal clear geothermal-heated warm pond. At a temperature of 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit the aches and pains of life will just wash away. The tropical fish will delight in your company.

Let the sounds of the sea lull you to sleep while the gentle trade winds whisper in your dreams.

Kapoho has become an international destination for those adventure seeking travelers looking to escape the tourist version of Hawaii.

The Bali House offers the finest appointments - from Italian bedding to soft Turkish towels. Your pampering does not stop there. How about your own private chef, a massage perhaps, yoga? Let your heart be the guide...

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Events Allowed
Guestbook comments from the manager
Wow, the house is even more beautiful than the photos. Our stay was fantastic! You thought of everything! The warm pond was truly amazing. Waking up in the morning going for a sunrise dip was beyond our imagination. Thanks, we will be back next year for our renewal.
Mar 2011
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Carol Shepard

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
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Aloha, and welcome to my world.

I have had the privilege of living in Hawaii for over 26 years. I lived in Maui for much of that time but always wanted to call the Big Island home. For the past six years I have made that dream come true.

Kapoho has always had my heart. The waters here nourish me deeply.

Being a steward of such a special place has given me great blessing.

The green sea turtle in the picture is named Albert. I call him Honu (which means turtle in Hawaiian).

He lives in his own warm pond on the property where I live (next door to the Bali House). He is over 30 years old and has lived here most of his life.

I feed him lettuce, sea weed, raw fish, dog food and even some turtle food. I also rub his shell and sing to him. Honu has been an amazing teacher to me. I love taking care of him and he loves me back. As you see we are good friends!

Carol Shepard purchased this house in 2010

Kapoho is an amazingly unique place on our planet. We sit on an active volcano which produces warm mineral waters to heal body, mind and spirit.

The Bali House offers you elegance, refinement and peace. Designed with harmony and balance in mind. We invite you to experience the best of Kapoho.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Luxurious Ocean View Bali-Style Home with Private Warm Pond!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Luxurious Ocean View Bali-Style Home with Private Warm Pond!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p350404vb
808.965.6061
Kapoho Puna District
Mill Valley, California
5

Enchanting home

  • 5 of 5
A lovely home, great location, very close to the ocean and a great view and outdoor deck area.
There is one home (with a big roof) in between the house and ocean, but still a beautiful setting with gorgeous grounds all around. The pond is magical and the house very spacious and tasteful.
The kitchen has an amazing view and nice appliances but I could have used a few more baking items (then again I like to prepare lots of food on vacation...).
Overall a great experience that we hope to repeat if the house is still available next year.
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Luxurious Ocean View Bali-Style Home with Private Warm Pond!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p350404vb
808.965.6061
Kapoho Puna District
Windsor, Ontario, CANADA
5

Wow! Wow! Wow!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here with our 2 teen daughters for 3 nights this past December and were very impressed with the luxury of our lodging and the serenity of the location. This place has it all when it comes to the amenities including a gourmet kitchen that with the windows open give you a majestic view of the ocean. Carol was wonderful to work with from our initial contact until our final departure. She also gave us numerous tips on things to do including suggesting a beautiful scenic drive to Kalapaana. We only were disappointed with us only having 3 nights here as we didn't get to relax much on the beautiful outdoor living space, however, we did get to swim often in the geothermal pond in our very own backyard. The kids loved the snorkeling in the pond. Our next trip, we will make it a point to allocate 5-7 days minimum in this beautiful home away from it all.
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Luxurious Ocean View Bali-Style Home with Private Warm Pond!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p350404vb
808.965.6061
Kapoho Puna District
The Woodlands, TX
5

Amazing Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
This house was awesome. The website was great but it truly doesn't do its uniqueness justice! We were here with our 3 children and they loved the amenities it had to offer. We had some friends that were staying in a house a few streets over and it was very convenient. My husband and I want to come back for a romantic vacation here as well!!
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Luxurious Ocean View Bali-Style Home with Private Warm Pond!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p350404vb
808.965.6061
Kapoho Puna District
5

Fantastic house in Hilo!

  • 5 of 5
This place was absolutely fabulous!! You walk in and are instantly impressed with how beautiful and how well kept the house and property is! We had a great time, hiked out to the active lava flow at sunset while in Hilo and also hiked and saw several waterfalls around the region. The house was great for families including a ping pong table downstairs (outdoors but covered). We also enjoyed watching the blue heron come every day to fish in the geothermal pond in the back yard - just super cool. There are beaches around but not super close, however, the view of the water is much closer than the pictures show. From the lanai you can hear the waves and almost throw a rock to the ocean. The ocean is certainly the entire view from the elevated lanai and really close! Would definitely recommend 1000x over staying in a hotel!!! Might not recommend for small small children, ie toddlers, because of the stairs and the pond and the house is very very nice. If you worry about your kids being a demolition derby, probably not a good idea but for kids 4-5+ would be fine if you are exploring the area...
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your gracious words. We are so glad you were comfortable here. Looking forward to seeing you again. A hui ho...
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Luxurious Ocean View Bali-Style Home with Private Warm Pond!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p350404vb
808.965.6061
Kapoho Puna District
Seattle
5

Merrie Monarch Madness!

  • 5 of 5
My Mother, Auntie and I all came to experience Merrie Monarch on the Big Island. Lodging was hard to come by in town and I AM SO GLAD! This was an amazing experience and I would not have traded convienence in town for the incredible time we had on this property. I have NEVER been so relaxed as I found myself to be sitting on the lanai listening to the ocean and feeling the breezes wash over me. We enjoyed our stay tremendously and will be back. If you are seeking peaceful moments, this is the ticket. Thank you to our host for allowing us the chance to be in this special piece of paradise. Loved it! Much Aloha!
  • Submitted: May 11, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I look forward to seeing you all again... a hui ho...
business
Luxurious Ocean View Bali-Style Home with Private Warm Pond!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p350404vb
808.965.6061
Kapoho Puna District
Centralia,Wa
5

The aloha spirit is alive and well at this house!

  • 5 of 5
Words cannot convey the beauty and location of this home. I was stunned at the beautiful interior and wonderful property this house was located on..it is truly paradise!. The pictures in the listing do not do justice to the beauty and comfort of this home..I have travelled many times to the Big Island and i have had several VRBO properties i have stayed in...and i will look no further..i am already making plans for next year at this house..Carol was a most gracious host and was a wonderful person to meet , and the whole process was painless and smooth. The Pond is a great place to relax and take a morning or evening dip in the warm heated water...the tide pools are a 5 minute drive away for the best snorkeling around..and overall i would rate this house an 11 out of 10..Thank you Carol for the best vacation i have had in many,many years..kevin,chantee,joe,terril....see you next year!
  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. It means alot to me that our guests are comfortable and happy. I look forward to seeing you all next year. A hui ho...
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Hilo Airport
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Availability & Rates

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Kapoho House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
$8,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%
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Amenities

Amenities

Kapoho House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Free Local Calls
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Stove ...
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Beautiful onyx walled walk in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Rest comfortably in our luxuriously appointed queen beds (2) ... a guarantee of sweet dreams...
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • CD Player
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Music Library
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Beach Towels
  • Wood Deck
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • zoo
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • reefs
  • synagogues
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • paddle boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • spelunking
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
The geothermal warm pond in the backyard is also ocean fed. The pond rises and falls with the tides connecting you to the restful, natural environment surrounding you.
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