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Kim or David

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

PUAKO 1940's Vintage Beach Cottage - Now with Air Conditioning as a option

50 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Waimea Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath w/shower plus Garden Full Body Shower Ocean Access

Immerse yourself in paradise at our tranquil completely restored vintage beach cottage. We're located in Puako, the only beachfront community on the Kohala coast on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Puako was an ancient fishing village and is now known for its green sea turtles, colorful tropical fish and spectacular sunsets. If you're vacationing during the winter months, watch for the humpback whales that return every year to romp and play.

The weather here is sunny year-round. There's easy access to ocean beaches, ancient petroglyphs, spectacular golf courses, shopping, world-class resorts and fine dining.

Private parking and entry to property, surrounded by lush greenery and private yard setting.

2 bedrooms (2 Queen-sized beds) View Photos. The second bedroom is shared with the open living area which makes a comfortable living space.

1 bathroom with shower

and a private garden full body shower and foot wash(for beach sand)

dining room

spacious fully equipped kitchen

living room with TV/Cable/Stereo-Dish radio station

Internet connection

2 lovely lanai (front deck and back lanai)

directly across the street from the ocean

easy access to the shoreline

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kim or David (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Why Kim or David chose Kohala Coast

It's just that Puako is such a rare and special place and to have a chance to Live Work and Play in this area for many years now, We count our blessings, Mahalo David & Kim

What makes this cottage unique

Other than LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION, I would say;The fact that the property had an original !940's Beach cottage which was worth saving and we wanted to continue giving folks a chance to enjoy this incredible area and in the style of an earlier Hawaii that helped to make this a special choice for us Mahalo David & Kim

Reviews

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based on 50 traveler reviews

PUAKO 1940's Vintage Beach Cottage - Now with Air Conditioning as a option
average rating of 4.98 based on 50 reviews
5

Beautiful cottage at a marvellous spot

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our one week stay at David and Kim's cottage at Puako. The cottage is very stylishly furnished and has a lot of charme, as well as enough space for four. There is also a lot of outdoor space, a shady lanai and a lawn. The cottage has a lot of very good snorkelling equipment, beach chairs, beach towels bikes, etc. really more than one can hope for. Coastal access is just opposite of the cottage, with great snorkelling, lots of fish and and turtles everywhere. There is a small beach close by (which probably wins no price for size and beauty), and some bigger ones just a few minutes driving distance away. Above all, David is a great host, he was very friendly and helpful, organised an extra kids bike for us, and even took us out fishing...Thanks so much for a wonderful week!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Extremely well cared for, attention to details. Lots of storage space, every needed kitchen utensil

And fresh garden herbs. Quiet and private.

Great location.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous stay in Puako with wonderful owners nearby!!

  • 5 of 5

In January, my daughter, granddaughter and I shared a wondrous retreat in charming Puako in David and Kim's clean, cozy cottage. The home was so well equipped, we were in need of nothing short of food for our meals in. We truly felt at home from the minute we arrived and were greeted by David's heartfelt "aloha." My granddaughter was in heaven, filling the bird feeder with David's help and playing in her own yard, just steps from the beach across the street. David was available to answer any questions we had and by the end of our stay, we had made a true friend. We miss this magical place and our time together and we are already looking forward to returning. Thank you, David and Kim, for the care you put into your cabin and your gracious hospitality.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful cottage gettaway

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week at this cottage. The place was spotless when we arrived and had everything we needed for our stay. The location was great - just a short walk across the road to the beach where the turtles came in after dusk to spend the night. We made good use of the bicycles (there were four of us and David had a bike to fit everyone in the family) to pedal to a sandy beach for swimming and boogie boarding. I have already recommended this property to my friends and family and truly hope that we can return soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Extremely comfortable and well appointed.

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded our expectations. We have stayed in a number of cottage rentals over the years and this was our favorite. Furnishings and artwork were first rate. Everything we needed for our stay was in place. The neighborhood (Puako) was delightful and the best snorkeling spot we found was just at the end of Puako Beach Drive a few blocks away. Our thanks to David and Kim for a memorable stay. We hope to see you again.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Place in Puako

  • 5 of 5

Best Hawaii rental we have ever stayed at. This house has it all. Two great Lanai's, great grill, beautiful art, fantastic garden, even beach bikes. We are coming back!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Kona Keahole
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Blue Dragon
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Mauna Kea Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Cafe Pesto
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Hapuna State Park - Beach 69 - Spencer Beach Park
Car: necessary

Puako is the only ocean side residential community on the Kohala Coast. It is still a well kept secret of original cottages and large estate homes nestled on the coastline where all of the major 5 star resorts have been built. Small beaches and petroglyph field within walking distance. Sheltered reef for snorkeling, shore diving, swimming, under water photography.

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Rates & Availability

Waimea Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall Season
Nov 15 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Post cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

NOTE: Cottage now has Air Conditioning for your comfort ,,for an additional fee of $30.00 a night, you may decide at any time to add the AC,,,, , Rates for the cottage are subject to change until time of booking!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Waimea Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • indoor bathroom with a shower, and there is a enclosed outdoor shower and changing room (open to the stars)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , totally comfy and fresh
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , great bed,, comfy and fresh
  • Queen size Beds (2) The 2 Queen bed are fairly new and in great shape and quite comfy!, Baby Gear Rental Near By...Ask for Link
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
NOTE: Air Conditioning Upgrade, cottage now has AC for your comfort, available as an option at $30.00 a night additional fee,, you may decide after you arrive if you like and pay then,,,,or add it in at time of booking, let us know,,,,,,,,Enjoy a beach bike Cruz,,,(when available) got a couple of beach bikes , you can kick it down to the beach of over to the resort for pupu's and a drink or for sunset or,or, or!

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