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Charming Kaloko Mountain Cottage with hot tub - private,secluded and cozy!!

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Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Kailua-Kona Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2 but can accommodate up to 4 with futons.

Wonderful, private and cozy cottage up in the forest of Kaloko Mauka ( directly above Kona town!). Situated on 5 acres and 2700 foot elevation, this stand alone cottage is surrounded by beautiful ohia trees and is at least 300 feet from the main residence. The owners live further down on the property. Wild chickens and native birds abound.

Kaloko is a special place with cooler weather than you will find down in town. It's nice to retreat up here after a hot day at the beach. Afternoon/evening rain does occur and it provides perfect sleeping weather. Evenings/mornings in the winter months can be cool, so we recommend light sweaters/socks if you get cold.

We are located on Mount Hualalai right above Kailua Kona. This one bedroom house has a small deck on the front and a larger deck with yard in the back. Nice and secluded. Perfect for the couple wanting a romantic getaway!

10 minutes to the airport, beaches and shops. Hike the mountain trail, birdwatch or just relax on the lanai! Can sleep up to 4 with futons.

We have 2 rental homes on this property.: For those families that need a little more room, please inquire about our other vacation rental #186204! We will give families a discount for renting both cabins.

4G unlimited fast internet through Oceanic Time Warner award winner 9.0 rating!!!

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Caroline or Scott Carson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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based on 10 traveler reviews

Charming Kaloko Mountain Cottage with hot tub - private,secluded and cozy!!
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful, peaceful location. Get out of the Kona heat and stay here. Great place.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed at Carson's Cottage for about a week while we were in Hawaii for our friend's wedding and also to celebrate our anniversary. The cottage was within good distance of the main downtown area and was easy to find. The house is in a secluded area that makes you feel like you are staying in the middle of a tropical jungle! So charming and fun. All of the amenities of home and more were available to us during our stay. We were provided with everything we needed for our days at the beach. Beach chairs, boogie boards, snorkels, towels and a cooler were just some of the items provided so we could have great days at the beach. Washer and dryer were provided so we could do laundry. Upon request, Caroline provided us with some really great suggestions for where to find good food and drinks! Basic toiletries were available in the bathroom and basic spices and condiments were available in the kitchen for when we cooked in the full kitchen. The hot tub on the back deck was a nice way to relax after a long day out exploring the island. The silence at night besides the crickets and birds was a nice change from the noisy hustle and bustle of downtown area. All in all, we really enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend Carson's Cottage to all of our friends and family if they ever go to the big island! Thank you for making our Hawaii vacation one to remember!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The amenities of a resort without the noise and crowds

  • 5 of 5

Dear Scott and Caroline,

Thank you for a slice a heaven in paradise. We enjoyed our tropical getaway after a day of exploring paradise, particularly the relaxing hot tub!

Chris and Alice

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, beautiful spot

  • 4 of 5

This rental is very quiet (except for wonderful bird sounds in morning) and secluded. We enjoyed hot tub on cool mornings. Plenty cool at night after spending days in warm sun at beaches. Forest surrounding house is great. Perfect size for couple with 7 yr old. Could use a couple more stools for dining table. Bed ok.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property is clean and bright lovely landscaping.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at Scott and Caroline's place. Everything we needed was at our fingertips. Scott was a perfect host, kept right on top of all our requests. The hot tub was great after a day at the .beach! My highest recommendation.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage Sweet Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was everything we could want for a private, yet accessible location. The hosts are available to help. The cottage is clean with every convenience.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Oceans, Humpy's, Dolphin Spit, Outback, Umeke's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Makalei Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Mamalahoa Highway
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Lava Java, Bankok House, Kona Brew
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Kona Bay, Kahaluu Beach Park
Car: necessary

Kailua Kona town Kaloko, airport, mountain, Kaloko, bird watching, hiking, cool weather, beaches, shopping, deep sea fishing


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Kailua-Kona Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $85
Tax Rate 13.42%

$180 per night for one or two nights; plus 13.42% tax. There is a one time cleaning fee of $85.00. Guests can pay owners directly or use the website's payment method. IF booking directly, a $100 deposit is required. Please indicate how you'd like to pay. We accept cc or check.

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100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Kailua-Kona Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 535 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Seperate bedroom with a king sized bed; living room with couch and loveseat. Very cozy and private!
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The living room comes equipped with a propane wall heater for those cooler evenings. We just got cable and unlimited 4G internet! FAST AND UNLIMITED so you can upload, stream and get done any work you need to do while out on vacation! Cottage is located in the beautiful Kaloko Mauka subdivision; just up the road from Kona town. Lots of privacy as each lot on the street is at least 5 acres in size. Head up the street to an easy forest hike or visit the family owned Mountain Thunder Coffee farm. Very convenient to everything!

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