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Kapoho Joes Beach House, Oceanview, SUMMER SPECIAL 15% OFF!

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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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3BR, 2 BA sleeps 6, ocean views from 40 foot deck

It's back on the rental market and better than ever! Kapoho Joe the gecko invites you to Kapoho Joe's Beach House. Fully furnished upstairs with large 'great room', perfect for a family vacation! You will enjoy lounging on the 40 foot ocean view deck complete with a gas barbeque, patio table and comfortable chairs. The living room has high wood vaulted ceilings and provides Direct TV and wireless DSL internet , board games, books, and magazines. The Master bedroom (The Palm Room) has an Icomfort queen bed and it's own bathroom with tub/shower. The newly remodeled 2nd bedroom (The Spa Room) provides an queen bed and the 3rd bedroom (The Surf Room) is decorated in a fun surfing motif and has a full double bed" foam mattress. Each room has ceiling fans to cool the air. Cotton linens and spa bath robes are provided for your comfort. The remodeled kitchen with granite counters and convection gas stove/ oven is fully equipped for large meals. Stainless steel appliances are provided. Washer/dryer in laundry room is shared with downstairs studio. And, there's a private outdoor shower with hot and cold water! Plus, a 2 man kayak.

For a larger crowd, you may also rent the Turtle Suite, downstairs.

More Amenities: The kitchen offers a refrigerator, gas convection oven, coffee pot, rice cooker, toaster, electric fry pan, microwave, blender, crock pot, pots and pans, dishes, silverware, and knives. Ceiling fans in every room cool the air. This area is reported by scientists to have the freshest air in the United States, so breathe deeply! Listen to the sound of the waves lull you to sleep. Wake up to a beautiful Hawaiian sunrise through the trees. Walk only about 90 steps to the waters edge for a dip in the bay.

We're only 10 miles to the quaint town of Pahoa with grocery stores, restaurants, banks, post office and stores are available. Don't miss the large Makuu Farmer's Market on Sundays for local fruits and vegetables and Hawaiian made crafts. Travel the famous 'red road' to Ahalanui Park, a few miles down the road, Pohoiki Bay where local fishermen launch their boats and surfers ride the waves. Visit black sand beaches or go 'au naturel' on Kehena Beach. On Wednesday nights, come dance and eat and listen to the local music at Uncle Robert's.

Local Sights and attractions: See the many waterfalls this side of Hawaii has to offer. Hilo is only 35 miles away and Volcano National Park is 29 miles. Don't forget to see the Thurston Lava Tube. Lava Tree Park is a must see on your way in.

Come and enjoy the vacation and experience of a lifetime, at Kapoho Joes Beach House.

You can kayak the bay in our two-man kayak provided, or float on the calm Champagne Pond just a few minutes walk.

Owner is licensed real estate broker.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Jamie Deyden, Reservation Agent
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Kapoho Joes is absolutely the best rental in all our years coming to the islands! Homey and comfortable with everything we could imagine and more! We loved Gus the house gecko! The lanai is fabulous and ocean breezes and the sounds of the frogs and the ocean put us to sleep easily and we slept so peacefully - the house is truly blessed and a sanctuary.

Walking distance to Champagne pond, the tidepools, easy drive to the volcano, Hilo, Isaac Hale, the and we loved Pahoa - the most amazing place with every single restaurant we tried was fabulous food and surprising great value. Christmas Eve Mass at Sacred Heart, the flashlight vigil to the lava, mango ice cream on the lanai - great neighbors - it just couldn't have been a more perfect 8 days! We will be back for sure."
Dec 2009
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Kapoho Joes Beach House, Oceanview, SUMMER SPECIAL 15% OFF!
average rating of 4.571429 based on 33 reviews
Chandler, AZ

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Very Comfortable, laid back setting and house. Great place to get away and relax.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2006
  • Stayed: Feb 2006
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A decent home in an isolated location.

  • 2 of 5

When we arrived to stay for 5 days in this home, we were not too excited. It was tired looking, despite some basic updates like granite countertops and a stainless refrigerator. The beach chairs were weathered, as well as the kayak and bikes, although much of the snorkel gear looked brand new. We knew there was no AC and thought the breeze would be lovely, but I need to be honest and say our first night was miserable. We were hot and sticky inside the house, despite fans blowing on us from several directions. The bed in the master bedroom was small and too soft. In addition, that night I made brownies, only to have them infested by ants in about 15 minutes of sitting on the kitchen counter. This is an isolated home, near the tidal pools (very cool..had to drive to a different neighborhood to get to) and the Champagne ponds (also neat to swim in once we found a place to access them), but in the boonies. If you are looking to get away and don't mind being hot and sticky, it is a good choice. Neighbors were friendly, sharing coconuts with us. We were looking for a place to use as home base while we explored the east side of the Island and it was a bit too far from everything we wanted to do, except for the tidal pools. We ended up leaving after only 2 days. Now, I do not feel like anything was falsely advertised, and the management company was receptive when I called to let them know about the problems we encountered, assuring me she would arrange for pest control, but it didn't work out for us.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We recetnly got back from a wonder 3 day stay at Kapoho Joe's. Wish it had been longer. Loved relaxing on the Lanai, looking at the ocean. Great cooling sea breezes. Wonderful neighborhood esp. being able to walk or bike to the other ponds to swim and snorkel. Access to ocean only feet away tho we didn't swim there as it was a bit rough. Loved going over to the Tide Pools for the afternoon swim/snorkel. Also hit the Sunday market in Pahoa. My husband said the stay there was his favorite part of our 2 week Hawaii vacation. House is very well furnished, spacious,quiet, and so relaxing. Had snorkeling gear, beach towels, lots of other towels, dishes and cooking gear. and bikes. Would stay there again. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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A peaceful and glorious time.

  • 5 of 5

We loved Kapoho Joe's. It was very relaxing and peaceful to be so near the ocean. The warm tide pools and the swimming and snorkeling were especially pleasant, and I also loved biking through the lovely community. Greg and I enjoyed the nearby Kalapana area, visiting Uncle Robert's for a real Hawaiian evening, with music, hula and food. There was a special feeling about your home and Kapoho that is hard to leave. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Owner's Response: Thanks for staying! Please come back again. - the Lehrs
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had a great time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the "beach house" and had a great time, was the high light of our Hawaiian vacation with our college age kids.... Plenty of beach time, bocci ball in the afternoon, dinner on the patio with the geckos... Swimming with the turtles in the pond was icing on the cake...We ran all over the island from the beach house and saw pretty much everything.... it was awesome. The house was neat and clean perfect for our family.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

I felt like I was at home the minute I walked in. The view,cozy home feeling. Secluded enough for privacy and just a quick walk to the ocean front for a mind blowing view. a 10 min ride from town and the best food ever for many taste. Snorkel till your hearts desire. Quick ride to the national park-volcano and the heavy forest with native plants-birds and history center for the entire family. I am going back soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. We enjoyed having you. Please come again - The management
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
31 Miles
Volcano Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Hiway 130
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Car: necessary

This rural area offers scenic beauty that most tourists miss. Kapoho Beaches is a gated community located on a turquoise -blue private bay about 9 miles from quaint, old fashioned Pahoa town. Unique Italian, mexican and Thai restaurants along with art galleries and shops are there. You can snorkel and swim in the thermally heated waters of Champagne Pond, Ahualanui Park or the marine preserve tide pools (1 mile), or surf the waters of Pohoiki Bay and Isaac Hale Park.(5 mi). We're just about 30 miles to Volcano National Park which makes a great afternoon trip to see the volcanic craters, museum and a huge lava tube that you can walk through. Or take the scenic Kalapana highway along the coast to the end of the road where lava covered the small town of Kalapana. At night view the clear star studded sky from the deck.

Visit the botanical gardens, orchid farms or see breathtaking waterfalls

Other Activities: Kayaking,boating, fishing, lava flow viewing close by, hot ponds, diving, snorkeling.

Golf: Golf on top of a real volcano at Volcano Golf Course, about 30 miles away. Or travel to some of the well known resort golf courses on the Kohala Coast, about 2 hours drive.


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Kapoho House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation policy: 60 days notice required. $50. cancellation fee prior to.
One week minimum Christmas-New Years. Slightly higher rates.
Summer Special 15% off base rental rate
$5.00 per day for day use guests.
GE tax 4%, + TA tax 9.416%
Discounts for Firefighters, Paramedics and nurses. GE tax 4%, TA tax 9.416%

Reservations are not confirmed until payment is received. GE tax license number: W70384471-01

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Kapoho House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , hair dryer
  • One master bath off the master bedroom with granite counter tops and one main bathroom, decorated in a surf woody style! All living space is on 1 floor on upper level.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , The Palm Room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , The Quilt Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , The Surf Room
  • Each bedroom has a different theme - choose your favorite! The Palm Room is the master bedroom with is own bath, the Spa Room has a comfortable queen bed and feels so relaxing and there's the Surf Room that teenagers and kids love! Two bedrooms each have one queen bed and the third with double bed with 250 +thread count linens, and spa robes. Each room has ceiling fans for cooling the air, plus floor fans.
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Newly remodeled kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances - convection oven! 250 thread count linens and spa robes provided for guests. DSL wireless Internet service. New flat screen HDTV. Free long distance phone service to other islands and Mainland USA. Direct TV. Beach towels. Snorkel gear, boogie boards, water toys, kayak and floaties provided. Large 40 foot deck with gas barbeque grill, table, umbrella and comfortable chairs. Non-smoking indoors please. Please indicate if more than one vehicle - gate card is needed for each automobile. (Maximum of 2). Sorry, no ATVs or motorcycles allowed. Infant playpen available for $25.00. this is located in the gated community of Kapoho Beach Lots.

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