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Jeana Jones

Member since: 2000
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Rabbit & Dragon - Old Hawaii at Its Best - with a Warm Pond! Come Relax & Enjoy!

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Pahoa Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6) Kapoho Beach Lots; Gated Community; Warm Ponds

The Rabbit and Dragon cottage is old Hawaii at its best. It is located in a secluded, quiet, gated community in Kapoho and features its own thermally heated, crystal-clear pool fed by the ocean in the backyard. As you open the windows, you feel the cool, consistent breezes coming through this cottage from the Pacific. It is conveniently located to all of nature's wonders. The infamous Champagne Pond, where you can swim with the sea turtles, is a two-minute walk.

With a view of your private pool from the back lanai that stretches across the entire back of the house, relaxing and enjoying the wonderful weather that Kapoho has to offer is a must.

The cottage sleeps six comfortably with two full bathrooms. It has large indoor/outdoor living areas that make finding your own special space easy to do. A private, master bedroom and bath compliment this home beautifully.

The living/dining/kitchen area have a very open feeling wonderful for cooking, dining, and some TV watching with satellite TV and VCR. The large indoor/outdoor porch make entertaining an absolute breeze. There's also a washer and dryer for your use.

When You Book With Us, You'll Receive Our Personal Guide to East Hawaii - 22 SPECIAL THINGS TO SEE AND DO. Best Of All, 16 Of Them Are FREE!

Please note: Rabbit & Dragon has unlimited calling to the mainland.

- 2 Bedrooms 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

- Beds: 2 Queen, 1 Daybed (Two Twins)

- Television

- Full Kitchen

- Your Own Private 90 degree swimmable pond

- Snorkeling & Swimming Only A 3 Minute Walk

- Telephone

- DVD/CD Player

- All Cooking Utensils

- Microwave

- BBQ Grill

- Free Long Distance

- Many Restaurants Close

- Washer & Dryer

- No Smoking

- No Pets

- Hilo 35 min.

- Kilauea 45 min.

- WIFI Broadband

For more pictures, just click on our website link which is listed below!

Keywords: Hawaiian Cottage

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jeana Jones (Property Manager)
Member since: 2000
Call Manager
Speaks: english


based on 13 traveler reviews

Rabbit & Dragon - Old Hawaii at Its Best - with a Warm Pond! Come Relax & Enjoy!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Rabbit and Dragon, Cool personal lagoon!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed this house. A little off the beaten track, but worth it! Snorkel in the back in your own personal lagoon pool - with tidal shifts, fish, warm water and beautiful landscaping. Relaxing environs. Clean, safe, quiet - except for the coqui frogs (sounds like nature - amplified). Close to Volcano park, Hilo and Pahoa had some great restaurants. Snorkel gear, washer/dryer, towels, everything you need!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

I so loved this sweet vacation home away from home! Perfect for a single person, but can accommodate a family too. Absolutely the Best things about it, are the wonderful private thermal pool, and it's location in the Kapoho Beach community. For a crazy water person like myself, this is HEAVEN! WaI-Opae, Millionaires, Champagne Pond, Kapoho Bay, etc it's all here!

The house has everything you need- down to extra snorkeling gear and noodles.

Yes the Coqui frogs are LOUD here in Puna. Bring earplugs if it bothers you at night. They DO stop around 3/4 am tho.

Jeana was awesome- extremble helpful!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Rabbit & Dragon!

The kids (6&8) got up early every day and had a swim in the hot pond - they just loved it.

The house is very spacious and well furnished. The photos don't do it justice - it's a gorgeous place. Our only complaint would be the nightly frog concert - it's very noisy and kept us awake for the first two nights. Otherwise we loved everything about this property. Thank you so much!

Daniel, Noa, Loris & Isabelle

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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FIVE STARS..... for a 3 star place. I LOVE THIS HOUSE!!

  • 5 of 5

I'm afraid to say all of the great things about this house as I see the availability dates are getting fewer and fewer. Lets sum it up like this, I live on the other side of the island and have a check ready for the owner whenever he decides to sell it. The pond is epic!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Great stay inspite of the hurricane....very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We arrived the day after the hurricane, not knowing what to expect. Didn't have time to look for another place that afternoon in Pahoa, but were willing to accept "no electricity" during our stay. Ron was helpful in giving us alternative direction to the house because of road closures. Since we were not able to cook, we got to explore local restaurants in Pahoa. There are many good restaurants, and if we had stayed longer, we would have visited them all.

The main reason why we liked the place is the adjacent pool. It is so relaxing that we weren't bothered at all by the lack of electricity inside the house. My son spent more time snorkeling outside in the warm pool (so warm that you can spend hours there) and not be tempted to watch the cable TV inside. He said that he found a puffer fish hiding in the rock wall. The pool is the same size is your hotel pool, but enormously more enjoyable. We brought our own snorkel equipment, but the house plenty for you to borrow. Alternatively we spent time at Champagne Pond. Unfortunately we didn't see any turtles there, but found numerous pipe fish and a good size puffer fish.

Kapoho got hit hard by the hurricane. No damages to the house. Hopefully electricity can be restored soon so that more people can visit the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berkeley, California

Comfortable House, Awesome Warm Pond, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

When visiting the Big Island, we had previously stayed with friends who live nearby in the Kapoho Beach Community, but their downstairs unit is now occupied, so we ended up at Rabbit and Dragon. The house is comfortable, well-equipped and surprisingly spacious, but the real draw for us, especially our kids, was the warm pond. It is large, private, beautiful and so enjoyable that our friends ended up spending more time at Rabbit and Dragon than their own house during our visit.

The owners were responsive and friendly, and had clearly been attentive to previous guests' requests for minor changes. No significant complaints from us, though we did find the mattress in the master bedroom a bit soft for our tastes.

We would come back to this beautiful, remote area and this house even if our friends didn't live here. The warm water of the champagne pond and the Ahalanui pond, as well as the incredible snorkeling at Waiopae, are the big draws for us in the immediate area.

Thanks to Ron, Mark and Jeana for a great stay. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 137
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Pahoa Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $95-$110 $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Pahoa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - Twin Trundle
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This is a daybed, which is used as a sitting area during the day. Converted into a bed, it will sleep 2.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming

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