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Cottage - Minutes from Kailua Kona - Sleeps 4

Bedrooms Studio
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Large Open Floor Plan -Maximum Occupancy 4

Guest Cottage.

Located above Kailua Kona, on the slopes of Hualalai, this unique 1200 sq foot cottage

is just the place to enjoy your Big Island adventure.

Conveniently located just minutes from Kona Airport, Costco, and Kailua Kona Town, you won't miss a beat. Great activities, beaches and dining located just 5 - 6 miles away.

Cool elevation and lush foliage surround you in this peaceful

3 acre property. It is not unusual that the temperature is 15 degrees cooler than Kailua Kona. During the cooler season , enjoy the warmth of your own electric fireplace with a simple click of the remote.

Nature lovers will enjoy the abundant variety of plants and birds that surround the area. Mornings greet you with clean crisp air that is not affected by the VOG that sometimes is seen in town.

Kona has a great open market that offers a variety of exotic fresh fruits and vegetables, and traditional ones as well, that are grown locally, and at a fraction of the price found in the grocery stores.

For our friends with limited mobility, the single level cottage is perfect. Park in front of your front door and enter the cottage. No parking lots or parking fees.

The cottage design is simple and open. A king sized bed and a queen sized bed will provide lots of room for a couple or a family. Keywords: Guest House/ Cottage, 1200 sq feet, Cool, Mountain Location

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Libby!

I had meant to write to you guys after we left the big island but time

got away from me... just wanted to say how happy we are to have met

you two and what a wonderful time we had at the cottage! Thank you so

much for your hospitality and for hanging with us! Hope to see you

May 2012
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Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • House uses septic system, please do not throw anything into toilet except toilet paper.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Towels, toilet paper, shampoo/conditioner, bath gel and hand soap.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor picnic area, cooler, Beach chairs


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Cottage - Minutes from Kailua Kona - Sleeps 4
average rating of 4.85 based on 61 reviews

Cozy quiet cottage in Kailua Kona

  • 4 of 5

The home is very well stocked with all the things you need to enjoy the island inclusive of kitchen, laundry and beach supplies. It is a very quiet and peaceful location in a rainforest setting with a 15-20 minute drive to everything you need. The owners checked in on us after our visit and made sure that we have everything that we need. The sounds of night time birds and insects was something that we enjoyed. My daughter also had a great time watching the vists from friendly pheasants every morning. The only minor improvement that I would suggest is to have a dryer installed. Will recommend this to anyone who is interested in taking a relaxing, quiet vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Really loved the place. People were very helpful and nice!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious cottage outside of Kona

  • 5 of 5

This was a quiet retreat just 15 minutes from downtown Kona. VERY Spacious inside with all the amenities you could think of! Clean and comfortable! Owners are very accommodating, we appreciated being able to stay a day earlier than scheduled.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cottage in the Mists

  • 4 of 5

This was a great cottage for us. Very roomy and up away from the hustle and bustle of Kona - but nice and close. Peter and Libby have the cottage very well managed and appointed. The property is gorgeous and very private. My only quibble is that it could use a clothes dryer with the humid environment.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great central place to call home on the Kona side

  • 5 of 5

I consider myself very experienced with vacation rentals and am meticulous with due diligence when contemplating where I'm going to stay. I find that spending adequate time on the front side always pays off. This unit didn't disappoint. I stayed here solo for four nights in March 2017. It was more than adequate for my needs. It was spotless and large. It is basically a very large studio, all one room, plus the bathroom. While there are two beds, they are not separated by any walls so you'll need to be related or very friendly with the occupant of the other bed. There is very good water pressure, and hot water is served up via on-demand system. There is a washing machine and clothesline outside. My clothes dried ok on the line, though the rain can interrupt. The wifi worked well, decent speed with no connection issues.

This unit is about fifteen minutes away from Ali street. If you are planning on spending the bulk of your time down there, this may not be the right rental. Parking is terrible and can be expensive downtown. If you're looking for a quiet unit away from the chaos and convenient to the sights around Kona, this is a good choice. There is a Walmart about ten minutes away where you can get basic food items, sunscreen, and beach accessories. (Bamboo beach mats $2.27!!) Costco as well.

The owners live next door, but it's not close so there is privacy. I never saw them or even met them. There is some road noise and millions of frogs and assorted creatures making a LOT of noise at night but I prefer that to human noises anyway. If you are going to spend a week on the big island, I would spend 4 nights near Kona and 3 nights on the Hilo side. It's a long drive to get from one side to the other, and there is stuff to see and do on both sides.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely quiet cool and private. Many extras like shampoo blow steer washer

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous place with very thoughtful host n hostess. Will visit again! Check for staples here like rice n spices before you do any grocery shopping!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Keahole International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bongo Bens, KB Extreme, Quinns, Umeke's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Quinns, Kona Brewing Co, Lava Java, Bongo Bens
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Honokahao Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 14.42%

Daily Rate includes all applicable taxes and fee's
Maximum Occupancy 4 people

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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