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Beautiful and Impeccable Beach House!

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
5 - 10 nights


Waimea House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

'Hale Melemele' (Yellow House) is a slice of paradise in peaceful Puako. A stroll across the street places you on one of the finest snorkeling beaches on the island.

The breakfast lanai captures a view of the Pacific while a spacious rear lanai affords the sunrise over Mauna Loa. There is a queen bed in the living area which has a half wall that separates it from sofa sitting area.

Lushly landscaped with a manicured, spacious lawn ideal for play, 87 Puako is charming and impeccably cleaned and maintained. New lava/teak, indoor-outdoor shower has a granite wall and all new plumbing fixtures. The island decor is elegant and tasteful. The cottage is perfect for a couple or a couple with two children. The layout is not ideal for two me if you want a quote for additional people. Each reservation is considered and quoted on a case by case basis.

A few minutes to Waialea Bay - the famous Beach 69. One of the island's great surf spots is located at the south end of Puako Beach Drive, and the Puako reef is known for its exquisite diving and snorkeling. A one-mile beach path leads to the Fairmont Orchid and the Mauna Lani resorts from the end of the street. Both areas have public beautiful, white sand coves. The white sandy beaches of Hapuna, Spencer and Kaunaoa Bay are ten minutes away.

Five minutes from gourmet dining, boutique shopping and four of the Big Island's finest hotels and golf resorts.

$259 for 2 people

$289 for 4 people

Please email for availability - we do not use the VRBO calendar.

Keywords: House, ocean, oceanview, beach

HAWAII TAX I.D. NO. W07455354-01

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Marla or Debbie
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, mandarin, Tagalog, Fukinese
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Marla or Debbie

Island Beach Rentals LLC ® manages this property on behalf of the owners. We have a team to service our guests and properties. We are here to assist you with the perfect island vacation and any requests during your stay. Deborah D. Sharp ® (AlohaDebbie) has been a Hawaii licensed Real Estate Broker since 1985 and a Hawaii resident for 40 years.

Our staff oversees all of the day to day operations: repairs, communications, arrivals and guest requests. We are on call every day for any emergency or guest need. We have numerous repeat guests. We have been managing Vacation Rentals in Paradise for over 21 years and we have lived in the Islands for all of our lives. We are here to assist you with your dream vacation!

Professional, but personal and friendly “aloha” style. We have been around a long time and we have reputation that we are proud of.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Marla or Debbie purchased this house in 2009

Why Marla or Debbie chose Kohala Coast

Puako (Pu-ah-ko) is a small, quaint oceanfront community on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island located about 30 miles north of Kailua-Kona and 22 miles north of the Kona airport. The island's largest white sand beach, Hapuna, is right next door.

Puako is conveniently located for visiting all the resort hotels and restaurants on the Kohala Coast. The Mauna Kea, the Fairmont Orchid, the Mauna Lani and Hilton Hotels are just minutes away with their beaches, first class restaurants, shops and world class golf courses. Kohala Divers is nearby at Kawaihae Center, and offers various ocean activities including scuba diving and sunset/afternoon sails. Kawaihae Center and Harbor are just 10 minutes by car, with several great restaurants and shops. You are close to almost any activity you may choose, with the exception of the volcano which is a 3 hour drive.

Puako Beach is a combination of tide pools and patches of coral sand, but there are several fabulous white sand beaches just a few minutes away. Hapuna Beach (voted best beach in Hawaii by Conde Nast Magazine) and Waialea Bay (Beach 69) both are wonderful for swimming, snorkeling and boogie boarding. There is great surfing spot called Paniau at the end of Puako Beach Drive. When the surf is not happening, fantastic snorkeling and scuba diving will entertain you with beautiful green sea turtle, eagle rays, brightly colored tropical fish and one of the most glorious coral reefs in the world.

The neighborhood is called Puako, and it is conveniently located for touring all parts of the island. All homes in this neighborhood are on small acreage, so it is a very low density area. Driving time to the Kona airport is approx. 30 minutes, Kailua Kona 50 minutes, Waimea 20 minutes, Hilo 1½ hours, Captain Cook, coffee country, 1¼ hours, Hawi and Polulu Valley 20-30 minutes.

What makes this house unique

The sun shines 355 days per year and the average temperature highs are in the 80's with low's in the 60's. The ocean's edge is about 150 feet from your front door.

Puako offers ideal fishing, snorkeling, diving, surfing and kayaking. Walking and biking is a favorite, too! Sea turtles, dolphins and whales are some of the sea life you may see. Puako offers beach style living and a real sense of getting away from it all.

Puako is rich in Hawaiian history. Walk south along the ocean trail to see the petroglyphs. There are approximately 3,000 petroglyphs scattered throughout the Puako Archaeological Fields. These pictures are etched into the lava rock that dominates the Kohala and Kona Coasts. Access to the Puako Petroglyph Park is through the adjacent Mauna Lani Resort.

The waters around Puako are extremely clear due to the fresh water run off and strong coastal currents. Divers and snorkelers can enjoy waters abundant in sea life along the shallow reef at Puako. The Puako Marine Preserve is a protected environment for endangered sea life. Green sea turtles are a protected species and should not be bothered, only enjoyed and admired. Watch the humpback whales play along the coast. Beyond Puako's reef shelf the whales play and breach during their migration to Hawaii from Alaska. It is quite a sight!

Guestbook comments from the manager

What an amazing house! It is in a quiet area right near the beach. The drive to the famous Hapuna beach is only 10 minutes. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. The area is very quiet so we could run in the mornings and enjoy the birds chirping when waking up. This house has a grill, which we used a few times. Chairs in the backyard became handy when we felt lazy in the afternoon and just wanted to stay in. We were also impressed on how thoughtful the maintenance was. The house had a stack of beach towels, books with detailed guidance and even a sunscreen. The shower outside definitely added charm to this house. Loved it!
Aug 2016
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based on 5 traveler reviews

Beautiful and Impeccable Beach House!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

local beachy charm

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful, quaint little spot. It has everything you need from kitchen to beach chairs. Nicely furnished in comfortable, plantation style furnishings. Close to all the beaches and a corner market. Sea turtles everywhere. The trade winds cooled us on the deck, days end and serenaded by the many birds heralding the day.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place was great for us, a couple. It was very clean and the photos were accurate. The location is great, and we were able to put on our scuba gear in the front yard and walk into the water at a turtle cleaning station! Outdoor shower is lovely. Kitchen has everything you could want. Back patio is lovely. The layout is a little bizarre, but it doesn't matter if you are a couple or a family. We recommend this place and would love to go back again and again!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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British Columbia

Fabulous stay

  • 5 of 5

Immaculate bungalo, beautifully appointed with everything you need. Great location!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing trip!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and a couple of extended family members stayed here for 10 days. It was by far the best holiday we have had in years. The house was very toddler friendly, breezy and beautiful. Wonderful BBQs and just short stroll to beaches filled with turtles. Wonderful, wonderful!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for staying with us! We look foward to your next visit! Aloha!
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Berkeley, CA

Great Family Times in Puako

  • 5 of 5

Our family - mom, dad, 3yr old, and 5 yr old, just returned from a wonderful week in in Puako. The house was great. It was very spacious and had everything we needed from kitchen to beach stuff. We really loved the huge grassy backyard where we kicked a ball around every afternoon. Dinners on the back deck were great just as the temperature was cooling down. Fans throughout the house made the inside temperature nice for sleeping. From the house we went to all the local beaches with Hapuna being our favorite. We love Puako for its relative seclusion, although great dining and groceries were all within 20-30 minutes. Overall this is a great relaxing home in a wonderful part of the world. We're already thinking about next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for staying with us! We look forward to your next visit!
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Hapuna or Mauna Lani
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Hapuna or Mauna Lani
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Queen K - Highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Hapuna, Mauna Kea, Mauna Lani
Car: recommended

The Shops at Mauna Lani and the King and Queen Shops are just a few miles away. Lots of resort activities nearby: fantastic whale watching. Great biking, hiking, walking nearby. Some of the best diving conditions in the world.


Rates & Availability

Waimea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 5 2017
10 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.41%


Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Waimea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , outdoor shower , Nice and roomy
  • Adjoining laundry area has a brand new stack washer/dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
This house is probably one of the most ideal Puako Beach experiences. You have to stay here to understand how perfect it is! The owner keeps it in immaculate condition! Fine furnishings and decor.

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