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2-Bedroom DIRECT Oceanfront Home with Hot Tub Built for Accessibility

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

2BR 2BA Wheelchair accessible, private oceanfront home half an hour from Hilo.

If you want the feeling of being on a ship without the movement, this is the place to be! Located in Hawaiian Beaches (about 20 miles south of Hilo), Hale Ehu Kai is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath wheelchair accessible vacation rental house on the Big Island of Hawaii in an area with magical views and other beautiful homes.

Relax in the hot tub on the lanai and see whales and spinner dolphins (in season). The lanai is extra wide for outdoor dining, and a lava barbecue is right out in front. The name Hale Ehu Kai (Sea Spray) is very appropriate for this home as you watch the waves splash against the rock cliffs.

You'll see unobstructed ocean views from the living and dining rooms, kitchen, and oceanfront bedroom. The living area is spacious, with beautiful floors and a tiled kitchen. Ceiling fans help keep the house cool, and the owners have thought about your comfort by providing a TV, DVD, stereo with CD, along with a collection of videos. The home has high-speed Internet and there is a washer/dryer.

The master bedroom offers a king bed, the oceanfront bedroom has a queen bed, and the living room has a double futon. There are two baths, an en suite master bath and a second bath with a Jacuzzi tub. As an extra touch, the house was built to be accessible by the disabled, with a ramp to the front door, wide interior doors, and roll-in shower.

There are many interesting areas nearby where you can go snorkeling, swim in a thermally heated hot pond, and see recent lava flows from the Kilauea Volcano. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is less than an hour away.

From the Hale Ehu Kai Guest Book:

My first trip to Hawaii and what a perfect place to start my Hawaii Experience. Loved being lulled to sleep by the surf. --Esther R., Portland OR

When we drove up tears came to my eyes over the beauty of this place. It was so much more than I hoped for. The views are breathtaking and the house is amazing. --Blake and Sheree E., Atlanta GA

First morning with coffee the whales put on a wonderful show for us. Can't ask for anything more. Great house, great island! --Bert and Deb D., Peoria IL

Hale Ehu Kai is absolutely perfect -- perfect views, perfect amenities, fabulous shower and jacuzzi tub (in and out) in a fabulous part of the island. We'll be back! --Abby R. and Waldine C., Tucson, AZ

I have been to Hawaii many times... but this was the best. I will treasure the memory of the last few days forever. --Janet W., Denver CO


More Details

Property Manager
Aloha Coast Realty/Hawaii Holiday Vac. Rentals
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017


Nearest Airport
25 Miles

Hawaiian Beaches is a quiet residential neighborhood about 20 miles south of historic Hilo town on Hawaii Island. It’s a laid back and inviting area where neighbors are out walking most days. The shops and restaurants of Pahoa Village are 10 minutes away. Drive 15 minutes south to Kapoho where you can swim in a thermally heated hot pond or snorkel in protected reefs. See recent lava flows from the Kilauea Volcano at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, less than an hour away.


Pahoa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub


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(126 traveler reviews)

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2-Bedroom DIRECT Oceanfront Home with Hot Tub Built for Accessibility
average rating of 4.6825395 based on 126 reviews

It’s was a quiet, safe, tucked away property. Ocean front and cliff side was amazing.

  • 5 of 5

Hot tub on the lanai was the best part. Convenient to get to town. Great for families but amazing for those couples looking to get some peace and quiet relaxation.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Getaway House

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean and comfortable. The owners made themselves available to us when needed and were helpful in recommending places to go and things to do on the island. It is literally on the ocean but doesn't have access to the ocean due to the cliff of rocks. This was great because we were able to enjoy the ocean and have privacy. The hot tub was nice to retreat to after a long day also. The only drawback to this house is that it is far... from everything. We did not realize how far (or long) we would have to drive to get to the things we wanted to do. Where we live a 60-mile drive usually takes us a little under an hour. On the island it took MUCH longer. Not anything against the house, it was terrific, but if you have an itinerary of things to do, don't be surprised if you are driving a lot. The owners said they have a house on the Kona side of the island as well, I would suggest looking at that house too. Great people to rent from. :)

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Juneau, AK

Water View

  • 4 of 5

You can't get a better waterfront view. Enjoyed sitting on the deck watching the waves and the turtles. Neighborhood is quiet. Hear the ocean, tree frogs chirping at night and lots of song birds in the morning.

Being close to the water makes for good scenery, but also increases the already high humidity of the area. This shows as some corrosion in places but the house is clean.

Also as in another review, there are some bugs, but not excessive. It is important to keep food put away.

There was construction on Hwy 130 while we were there so backed up traffic headed into Hilo, but usually an easy drive.

No air conditioning but ceiling fans and opening windows help keep it comfortable.

Bed in master bedroom has thick memory foam which we found a little too soft. Great walk-in shower in master bathroom.

House is definitely more accessible for people with mobility issues.

Had a power outage due to high winds and we were grateful for the automatic flashlights plugged into outlets in the living room and hall.

Hart and Marlene were very easy to communicate with. Had a problem with Direct TV box after the power outage. They came out to deal with it very promptly.

Love the Farmer's Market in Hilo. Great fruit and vegetables.

Went to the zoo and was surprised it was bigger than expected and it is free!

The volcano was of course impressive. Have seen it several times and always changing. Driving up to Jagger Museum lookout after dark provides a great view of the glow of Halamaumau.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage by the sea

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home away from home for us as we used it as home base while we explored all over the big island. Highlight was the volcano, of course, by day and by night, including biking the 4 miles from rental shops to where the lava meets the sea.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio

Our trip to the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

We stayed six nights in this lovely condo for our trip to the Big Island in August. We loved it! The development is right on the ocean and within walking distance to many restaurants, shops, night life, etc. It's clean, well apportioned, and parking is simple. The pool and hot tub have great ocean views, also, and everything is very well maintained. Fortunately, this unit is air conditioned because it was quite warm and humid during our visit. It's within easy driving distance of the airport and many local attractions. We highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review is not for our place! We have an outstanding oceanfront home that everyone enjoys.
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The property was perfect . Have never stayed in a house with so much in the kitchen!

  • 5 of 5

You House is perfect for the person that is heading to Hawaii for a relaxing stay. The Hot Tub on the deck with Ocean crashing and a Plastic glass of wine... can you ask for anything more? The property is all the pictures make it to be, and More. If I can get to Hawaii again I would stay here.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • Rates are based on a party of 2; additional guests are are $10 each per night plus tax.
    There is a cleaning fee of $100 - $150, depending upon group size.
    All reservations require a non-refundable $35 damage waiver and Hawaii taxes of 13.416%

    We accept major credit cards for payment.
    We require a 25% deposit to confirm, with the balance due 90 days before arrival.
    Reservations arriving within 90 days are due in full at the time of booking.