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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

Kapoho Paradise Oceanfront Home

15 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Puna District House Rental Photos and Description

Bedrooms 3, Bathrooms 2, Sleeps 6

Book Safely Online at our HAWAIIWEGO.COM site where there are more PICTURES & IMPORTANT DETAILS, once your on the website click on the House & the Form is located on the top right..... please call any time if you need help 808-965-4026.

10% Off Last Minute New bookings on reservations booking 30 days from arrival or less & a 3 night minimum, except during the Holiday Season 12/19/14-1/2/15!... Call 808-965-4026 or email hawaiiwegobookings@gmail.com to get a quote

Step into crystal clear Geothermally Heated Champagne Pond from our rental, large private Aquatic Pond and Ocean from the property to enjoy swimming and snorkeling with sea turtles and tropical fish at water temperature between 80-87 degree Fahrenheit.

This home has 3 bedrooms, living Room, kitchen, 2 baths and laundry room are located on the 2nd level to offer the spectacular view of the ocean, waves & ponds. On the Lower Level is a tiled Game Room with a Pool Table & another Laundry Room area.

There is over 2100 sqft. living area and 2 huge patios to enjoy the ocean. Front Deck has Glass Panels so that it does not block the Ocean view while you are sitting and enjoying the deck. A Queen size bed in each bedroom. Most of the rooms in this home offer ocean views. There is a Jacuzzi Bathtub in bathroom with a prism skylight. A lot of open space with large (14x24') deck & Gas BBQ. Enjoy BBQing or lounging in the Living room staring out a the ocean & ponds. Kitchen has an Island with an extra sink for easy cooking. Two BBQs: Gas and Charcoal.

Kapoho, about 25 miles from Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii, is known for some of the finest and safest snorkeling in the Islands. Kapoho Bay 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 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. Kapoho Bay is a small quiet gated community. The many varieties of tropical fish which also flourish in the ponds make them a beautiful snorkeling location. Our Kapoho Vacation Rentals accommodations are close to some of the best swimming, snorkeling and hiking on the island. Enjoy the magic of snorkeling with gentle sea turtles in Champagne Pond. For a day trip, head to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Take a peak at an explosion captured on film in the Kilauea Visitor's Center. Head down the Chain of Craters Road and look for flowing lava. and explore the Thurston Lava Tube, the fern forests, and the other natural phenomena of the area. About One Hour Drive. Lava Tree State Park: Restaurants and Super Market in Pahoa Town 15 min Drive from the Home. Area attractions include, swimming, scuba diving, spelunking, fishing, restaurants, reefs, surfing, snorkeling. National Volcanoes Park is about 1 hour away. Akaka Falls 1 Hour min Drive. Lava Flow watching 30 min. Tide Pools and Best Coral viewing by snorkeling 5 min Drive in Vacationland.

We cordially invite you to visit this piece of Paradise.

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 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).

Lower Level extra bedroom & extra bathroom is locked up to keep cleaning fee to a minimum $125 if there are 6 or less guests.

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

3 night minimum stay, Holiday Season is 7 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 11/12pm).

Check-out is 11am, unless you there are more than 6 guests then 10am will be your check-out time.

This home & many other homes in the area do not have air conditioning, instead we use our fans, windows & breezes.

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)

Large Aqua Pond on the Property, Driveway & Property Gate will be shared with the Kapoho Estate Oceanfront Home guests next door.

Kapoho Estate Oceanfront Home guests next door will have an access path to shared green grass path so they can directly access Champagne Pond. Also, you will have a shared access on the Kapoho Estate Oceanfront Home's front entrance to the ocean of this home (it’s a small path that goes around the Gazebo & then out to front edge of the water as shown on Hawaiiwego site hand drawn map).

We encourage Guests to bring beach towels & water gear of their own preference.

Please Note: there are only outside walkways by the Ponds to go from the Lower level area to the Upper level living room, kitchen & other bedrooms. Also, all children, babies & guests that cannot swim well should be watched carefully on this property & other nearby areas due to the Ocean, Ponds, Rock Walls, Lava Rock & other natural surroundings of this home.

Rates, Terms & Specials are subject to change any time before Booking is completely Confirmed but not after booked.

Guests will have the whole house to themselves.

There is only an outside staircase to go from the 1st level to the 2nd level.

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 3 cars, no parking on the streets. Quiet Hours 10 PM to 8 AM. 4. Only 3 vehicle(s) may be parked on the property at any one time unless disclosed to and agreed upon by Pacific Ocean Realty LLC but there are only 2 community Gate Passes per house.

State GE & Transient Tax ID for this property: W54568724-01

Please note only AT&T cell phones work well in the Kapoho Neighborhood and other carriers are spotty (10min drive out you'll catch better signals of other carriers)

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:

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 & call us Directly at 808-965-4026 if you would like to buy.

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.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Booking Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome! We are visiting from California and Kapoho vacation is one of our favorite place definitely on our list.



Thank you for keeping your place clean and tidy. My Children and family here from the Big Island enjoyed their swimming & snorkeling and oh yah! Thank you for having Wifi, children now a days need it...



Much Mahalo & Aloha until we meet again,

Myers Family
Jul 2014
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Reviews

4.6
based on 15 traveler reviews

Kapoho Paradise Oceanfront Home
average rating of 4.6 based on 229 reviews
Kelowna, BC
2

Cool spot but junky house

  • 2 of 5

The geothermal pools were really fun to explore and we had a great time here. However, I would recommend you look for a different house. The house is not very welcoming and pretty run down. There are lots of signs up about what not to do and what to fear (burglaries in the area and moray eels in the ponds). By all means, visit these ponds for an afternoon (they are very cool) but find somewhere either deeper in the rain forest if that is what you are after, or with a better view and access to the ocean if that is what you're after. Aloha

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing & Renewing!

  • 5 of 5

Kapoho Paradise is a lovely place! The house is comfortable & relaxing & well stocked. We had fantastic weather with cool ocean breezes

early morning rains & sunny days. The ponds are magical. They are like swimming in a large aquarium & the water is so clear during low tide.

It was nice to be so close to champagne pond too.

The temperature of the water is soothing & refreshing. It was nice having the gate to keep the kids out of the ponds too. They would have been happy

to stay in the water for 12 hours straight. Thank you for sharing this beautiful gem with us.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arizona
5

Family absolutely loved this house and location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my wife and 4 children. They didn't want to leave and we would come back again. They loved the pond in the back yard and the Champagne pond and had a blast snorkeling. The pond in the backyard was better than the Champagne pond in our opinion. The kitchen had what we needed and there were some snorkeling toys available for use. We never used the downstairs rooms or pool table.

Generally a quiet location although we did hear the neighbors occasionally but it still felt secluded and private. Very different feeling than Honolulu which is exactly what we were looking for. You can hear the waves and birds constantly so it was never perfectly quiet (I thought it was nice to hear).

The drive to the nearest grocery store is a bit of a hike, but it wasn't really out of our way since we passed in front of it whenever we went to Volcano National Park, the Punaluu black sand beach, and waterfalls. The Big Island had just about everything we wanted to do - I'd recommend this location unless you want the party / beach scene of Waikiki. Loved the house and location. Sonia was a gracious hostess / manager.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Markham, Ontario
4

Great location and superb attention from owners

  • 4 of 5

Cannot beat this location to be secure, close to the ocean, to have private access to the snorkelling ponds, and to be located in an area at the south east tip of the Big Island that gives you access to north and west destinations. Clean and modestly appointed. Snorkel and swimming gear provided. Close to town with several restaurants. Would return at any time. Thank you for the hospitality and attention.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cary, NC
5

Great Time!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is so amazing... Our family (2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 children) had a wonderful time. I can't say enough about Sophia, who took care of us from the first reservation request, until we arrived and she knew we were all set in the house. All of us enjoyed swimming in the beautiful ponds and we ventured out to the ocean.

The only concern (it was a minor concern) was the fact that there was no AC and we were there on hottest few days of the year. There were plenty of fans and the ocean breeze was wonderful. Thank you so much Sophia... If we are lucky enough to return to the area, we would surely come back to this house!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Experience the Authentic Hawaii

  • 5 of 5

You could not ask for a better location. We had an adventure filled 3 days on the Big Island. The Kapoho & the waiopae tide pools were by far our favorite part. The Kapoho Paradise Oceanfront Home sits on your own personal pond with great snorkeling and just minutes away from champaign pond, kapoho and waiopae tide pools. We woke up every morning around 6am and started our day snorkeling by 7am. We would discover all sorts of amazing creatures and fun all before 9am! The house was spacious, clean and extremely functional. Although we did not spend a lot of time at the house the tide pools and the comforts of the home were key. Sophia kept in close contact with us before and while we were at the house and made sure we had an easy entry and exit at the house. We booked the house last minute and Sophia was on top of every detailed which made the entire process easy and organized. Thanks for the great adventure!!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Guests! Thank you for sharing your guys Hawaii experience at our Kapoho Paradise Oceanfront home! I am glad to hear you enjoyed. Mahalo Nui Loa for leaving your feedback! And I look forward to hearing from you for your returning visit to Hawaii (I also can set you up in Kona if you ever need)! With Warm Aloha, Sophia Sophia A. Yunis, R(B)20309 Principal Broker & Direct Booking Company Pacific Ocean Realty LLC Site: Hawaiiwego
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Map

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Kapoho Oceanfront Paradise, your private entrance to Pond/Oc
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Champagne Pond fronting our Paradise home
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Kapoho Bay to swim and snorkel
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Vacationland to see beautiful coral
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Our Newly built Ocean View Home, 3 story, sleeps 2-10
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Our Newly Built Kapoho Bay View Home 275' Champagne Pond
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Our Oceanside Villa Rental your private entrance to Ocean
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Our Oceanfront Home, your private access to Kapoho Bay
Other Activities:

Onomea Trails – Na Ala Hele Hawaii Trail & Access System

Akaka Falls and State Park, Beautiful water falls, Free Panaewa Zoo, About 1 Hour Dr, Kayaking in our own quiet and Calm Bay. Kehena Beach is another black sand beach that rests, beneath a low sea cliff. The ocean is a bit tricky so concentrate on sunning yourself & the beach is also known to, locals as a clothing optional area, about 15 minutes away. One of the famous Ponds called Champagne Pond in Kapoho which can be accessed and enjoyed from our property You will be able to snorkel and see tropical, fish and Sea Turtles, For a day trip, head to Hawaii Volcanoes National, Park Take a peak at an explosion captured on film in, the Kilauea Visitor's Center, About 1 Hour Drive

Lounging in the warm Geothermally heated springs is a popular pastime in Kapoho. One of the famous Ponds called Champagne Pond in Kapoho, which can be accessed and enjoyed from our property; you will be able to snorkel in!

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Amenities

Puna District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1424 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) Upon Request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) In Living room and Lower Level sofabed upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
Notes:
KAPOHO PARADISE OCEANFRONT HOME OFFER HIGH SPEED DSL INTERNET ACCESS, NO EXTRA COST, Your Private access into Step in Champange pond from the property to Swim/snorkel with Tropical fish and Sea Turtles in Crystal Geothermal Heated water. TO VIEW VIRTUAL TOUR OF KAPOHO PARADISE HOME PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE 'HAWAIIWEGO' We encourage Guests to bring beach towels of their own preference. ACTIVITIES: Bicycling, Diving, Farmers Markets, Golf, Grocery Stores - Natural Food, Malama Market, Longs... Jogging, Kayaking, Lava Boat/Hike Tours (when lava is flowing), Lava Tree Park - 15min Drive, Other Eco-Tourism Activites/Adventures, Paddle Boarding, Restaurants - Mexican,Thai,Hawaiian,etc, Shopping, Shoreline Fishing, Snorkeling, Spear Fishing, Surfing, Tide Pools (Snorkeling), Volcano National Park - 1hr Drive, Ziplining,

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