|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
10% Off Last Minute New bookings on reservations booking 30 days from arrival or less & a 3 night minimum, except during the Holiday Season 12/18 to 1/2!...
Pacific Ocean Realty LLC is the Direct Booking Agency is not the property Manager. FYI: If you book on VRBO,Homeaway,Flipkey,Tripadvisor or 3rd party you maybe charged an additional fee for using their services.
Second Level Oceanfront 3 bedroom & 2 bathroom Home, Sleeps 2-10 guests (completely Upper level home)
There is a closed off wraparound deck which is great for young kids! The gas bbq & sun bathing area located on this 2nd level deck to take in the ocean breezes & views. Enjoy the large fishing wall, beautiful grass yard & direct ocean/bay access from the property. Swim straight to Warm Champagne Pond from your property! The home has a fully equipped kitchen and opens up to the comfortable living room area with beautiful ocean views. There is a well maintained Koa Bar with bar stools. Free High speed Wifi Internet, Dish Network TV, Ipod Dock & Local phone.
The Bed Arrangements:
Master Bedroom King Size bed
2nd Bedroom Queen Size bed
3rd Bedroom 1 Queen Bed & 1 set of Bunk-Beds
Living Room with 2 Futon Sofas (futons do not foldout but you can still sleep on them as the couch shape or pull the thick pad on to the ground to flaten it).
Small outside bed on the covered Deck (as an option)
Step into Ocean from the property to swim and snorkel with Sea Turtles and Tropical Fish. This Home offers you access to Crystal Clear Ocean right from property in gated community of Sunny Kapoho Bay, Furnishings and Koa Wood Counters. Ocean in the community to enjoy swimming and snorkeling with sea turtles and tropical fish at water temperature between 80-87 degree Fahrenheit. Caretaker resides on the lower level separate unit. Large yard & fishing wall is shared with the vacation rental in front (called Kapoho Oceanfront Home).
Kapoho is about 28 miles from Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii, is known for some of the finest and safest snorkeling in the Islands.Kapoho Tidepools are protected from the ocean's waves by a coral reef, the water is crystal clear, and often warmer than the ocean because of geothermally heated springs that enter into the tidepools in various places.Kapoho is a small gated community in East Side of Big Island of Hawaii. Area attractions include, swimming, scuba diving, spelunking, a public swimming pool in Pahoa, fishing, restaurants, reefs, surfing, snorkeling, and a beautiful black pebble beach. Here in Kapoho Big Island of Hawaii, the sunniest spot on the quiet side of the Big Island of Hawaii, is where you can still be in touch with a bit of old Hawaii, untouched by city life. We cordially invite you to visit this piece of Paradise. Kapoho is a small quiet gated community. Your own private ocean access is 50 feet from home and walk about 250 feet to Champagne Pond. There is also a Fishing Pad for you to fish from the Sea Wall to be shared with Rental in front. Vacation rentals Kapoho, Hawaii
Important info below: Please Read Carefully Before Booking
Nightly/Daily Rates are based on 2 guests & $15.00 Per Night for additional Guests (children under 2yr at check-in are Free!). Pack-n-play available upon request at booking (sorry we do not always have sheets for the crib).
You are Required to choose between a $39SDP fee (Security Deposit Protection Fee) click here for more info or a $3,000 Refundable Damage Security Deposit Amount + 4% credit card processing fee (deposit is refundable 7-10 business days after the exit of your stay less any assessed damages).
Cleaning Fee various based on number of people in the home: 2-6 $125, 7-8 $150, 9-10 $200 (Automatic Quoting system in Emails & on this website cannot calculate cleaning fee accurately it usually uses our base cleaning fee of $125, so will quote increase based on number of people in home). If there are 2 infants, then 2 infants = 1 guest fee of $15.00 per person per night & counted towards the guest count for cleaning fee calculation.
Please ask about our Discounts: 10% off for 7 nights or longer, 5% off for Returning Guest to the home, or 10% Off for Last Minute Bookings when arriving within 30 days from the day you are booking the home with a 3 night min. No discounts during Holiday Season Dec 18th - Jan 2nd, except for 5% returning guest discount.
3 night minimum stay, Holiday Season is 5 night minimum stay
Check-in is between 3-9pm & if you are planning to Check-in later than 9pm please call me to arrange it with us (please keep in mind that we will not be awake or available to check you in after 11pm).
Check-out is 11am, unless there is more than 6 guests then 10am will be your check-out time.
Please note that the Caretaker lives in a separate unit below this Home. The Kapoho Oceanfront Home can book up to 13 guests and Kapoho Oceanside Villa Home can book up to 10 guests (sometimes it's a little more guests if the owner makes the exception for either home). The guests from each home can use the common designated areas for fishing, entryway, parking, swimming accesses and activities in the large grass lawn. We encourage Guests to bring beach towels & water gear of their own preference.
This home & many other homes in the area do not have air conditioning, instead we use our fans, windows & breezes.
Please note: there are bugs & critters (such as: roaches, rodents, lizards, etc) in Hawaii & at times they can sneak into the home or hangout around the outside (this happens because our Hawaii Homes are located in a beautiful natural tropical settings, plus lots of guests prior tend to leave lights on & doors open which invites them in). Owners make their best efforts to keep these pests away.
There are small coqui frogs that make some bird sounds in the night & our homes do not have as many as most homes have in the beautiful rural areas (these frogs are almost all over the Big Island)
We encourage Guests to bring water gear of their own preference
Amenities, Rates, Terms & Specials are subject to change.
Property is supplied with initial amount of: Toilet paper, Paper Towels, Dish soap, Body soap, & Laundry Detergent.
Smoking & Pets prohibited inside & outside the home and a minimum of $250 additional cleaning fee will apply if the policy is violated.
Our Rental Policy does not allow tents or canopies, parties, weddings, loud music and gatherings with non-guests, max 4 cars (only 1 gate pass & 2nd gate pass upon request for only registered guests vehicles), no parking on the streets. Quiet Hours 10PM to 8AM.
Please note only AT&T cell phones work well here and T-Mobile sometimes
State GE & Transient Tax ID for this property: W20580572-01
Dengue Fever on the Big Island: Please keep in mind, currently there is Dengue Fever on the Big Island but the State & Department of Health are working on controlling this. We suggest you to take the recommended precautions, see link here for daily County Alert updates: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/active-alerts/ (there are still thousands of visitors coming to the island everyday and almost everyone on island is living their lives normally).
Cancellation Policy: We offer CSA Travel Protection for your insurance against unforeseen events beyond your or our control can affect travel plans prior to or after your arrival.
• Cancellations made sixty (60) days or more prior to arrival with written notice shall be given a full refund minus $150.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations within the first 24hs of Booking will incur a credit card processing fee, after the first 24hrs the other cancellation policy rules will be in effect. • Cancellations of less than sixty (60) days prior to arrival shall forfeit the entire rent and excise tax (less cleaning fee & Security Deposit Protection Premium if cancelled before the date of check-in) unless we are able to re-rent the property. Refunds on any forfeiture will be issued the dollar value the unit is re-rented (only up to the value we have received from you) for during the same dates as the cancelled reservation. Nevertheless, ALL RESERVATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A $150.00 CANCELLATION FEE or a 20% cancellation fee only if cancelling or moving a some nights. There is no refund for early departure or no shows. Please keep in mind we do not distribute the money collected from the new guests until about middle of the following month of the reservation dates, since that is when bookings are completed & processed for money distribution. There is Travel Insurance available and highly advise you to get Travel Insurance for your reservation, please see Tab on this site labeled Guest Services/Travel Insurance for Travel Insurance information
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• If the reservation is 28 nights or longer, we require a 50% payment at booking. If you cancel, then the flat $150 cancellation fee is to be in effect only before or on 150 days (5 months) prior to arrival & then after that any payments made will become non-refundable unless we are able to rebook it and whatever amount we rebook your cancelled dates for (only up to the value we have received from you) less $150 cancellation fee will be returned to you within a 1-1.5 months after the last day of your previously cancelled reservation. Please note, you will not receive more than the amount of payment we have received from you but you may receive less depending how much we are able to book it for. • No cancellation of guests within 60 days of arrival.
•Please keep in mind that any changes to your reservation may incur a fee after you have booked (ie: changing dates, cancelling dates, etc) but there will be a 20% fee on the value that is being cancelled or changed; even if it's more than 60 days prior to check-in.
PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THIS HOME DOES NOT HAVE KAYAKS BUT YOU CAN BRING THEM. ALSO, WE DO NOT HAVE A POOL TABLE.
Audrey, can't thank you enough for an amazing stay. We enjoyed your hospitality and aloha!
If all you want is an anodyne resort with all the usual branding, then why bother coming to Big Island - in my mind, it's the geography, history and geology that make it special and Kapoho is an ideal location to soak it all up from.
This property is a bit tired and frayed around the edges but after all, it's not exactly expensive and it offers tremendous views from the extensive wrap-around lanai where you'll want to spend most of your time.
You're steps away from the warm delights of "champagne pond" and a short drive will take you to the tide pools which offer some of the best snorkelling on the island.
The surrounding roads are a bit slow so getting from A to B will always take longer than you think but you'll find yourself drawn back to the delights offered by Volcanoes national park, never mind Mauna Kea and as a complete contrast, art-deco Hilo.
In summary, great value, great location, great fun.
We spent a week at this property in early January 2017 and had a great time. The Villa is open, spacious, clean, and right at the water - it has a big lanai with excellent views. Fantastic swimming and snorkelling straight out the back or 2 minutes away in Champagne Pond. Great location - from here we visited Volcano National Park, Hilo, Mauna Kea for night time stargazing, played golf at Volcano Village, did a lava boat tour, Black Sand Beach, Green Sand Beach, and the local markets. We booked with Sophia and she was really helpful and efficient and Audrey (the caretaker downstairs) is so nice! She was friendly, helpful and really cared about her island and made sure that we enjoyed our experience. Would recommend this place to anyone.
The property is right on the water with two access points and a lovely rock wall. The grounds are well kept and here is a huge yard to enjoy. There is a fire pit and tables to eat at by the water. The house is huge! There are three bedrooms all decently sized. The main living area has a really great bar and bar stools. The kitchen was well equipped. Just be sure to bring any condiments, salt, pepper, etc. Our favorite spot was the massive wrap around porch. There are two big tables as well as lounge chairs and a outdoor bed to enjoy. We held down that porch the majority of the time! The Champagne Pond, Kapoho Tide Pools, and Ahalanui Park were our favorite spots. Audrey, the caretaker was wonderful and helpful. Sophia, the booking agent was awesome as well.
I rented this home for 10 days for myself and my children (ages 13-29). My grandson was also there. He just turned 1. And my older brother. This was his first vacation and a beautiful one for him. We loved the flexibility everyone had to either relax inside, fish, snorkel, sun bathe or walk around to nearby areas. We did have to cross to the west side of the island for entertainment. It was a 2 hour drive to go to Kona for the luau and to snorkel at Capatain Cook's cove. Our hostess was on top of things. We stayed off our electronics almost the entire time--which speaks strongly of how satisfied everyone was. I have never felt so relaxed. Thank you!! Our only disappointment was the fact that there were no sandy beaches. Lava rock everywhere. The Rainbow waterfall and tropical botanical gardens were beautiful and close by.
We stayed here with 2 other couples for a week around our friends wedding. I had never been on the big island, and thought of that side as "rainy" but we had lovely weather the whole time. The house fits 3 couples well, could have had room for children. I would not stay to have more then 8 unless people are ok sleeping on futons in the living room. The house is up on the second level above another suite (that you could no hear), and the other house in front that is rented was below and we didn't see the people really (they had their own swimming spot). The house was clean and had everything that was listed. I would stay that this is not a modern luxury house or a resort. It is a beachy older house. We loved the outdoor cooking area and table, and spend a lot of time on the deck. We had done a big shop at costco in kona before we drove over and cooked more of our meals in the house and it could have used a few more kitchen items, better knives. We set up at the bar and one of our friends made us drinks (good friend to bring on a trip!). The view of the bay, and the ocean swim spot were great. We spent tons of times swimming and snorkling right outfront. There is a huge turtle that feeds in the area that was fun to watch! the property is lined with big palm tress and you really feel at rest in the spot. Tip! the nearest town is 20 min away so pack food etc. Would rent again forsure great for groups. Other friends were at rentals within the gated community and said we got one of the best spots!
This is a prime location, with fantastic sunrise views, access to good snorkeling (the water is warm!), a quiet neighborhood, lots of space, help close at hand, well-equiped kitchen, large deck, BBQ (it's big), and a yard big enough for a large wedding. The place is somewhat dated but is well-maintained and clean. It's off the beaten track - junk food and restaurants are a good ten minutes away - but Pahoa seemed close enough. Check out the Farmer's Market for good local and international cuisine.
Onomea Trails – Na Ala Hele Hawaii Trail & Access System
Your Own private Ocean Access 50 feet from home and 150 feet from Champagne Pond. Also, Fishing Pad for you to fish from the Sea Wall.
Please note: lower level is occupied by the quiet caretaker/on sight manager couple. You are renting the complete upper level only.