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'The Ohia Hale Guesthouse'

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1BR 1BA Cottage with a fantastic view

This private cottage is perfect for honeymooners, or anyone looking to escape the typical hotel scene. A complete home with lanai, kitchen, living and dining areas, full bath, and basic amenities will be your very own escape to paradise while still enjoying the accommodations necessary for any vacation. Not to mention your own private hot tub on the open lanai, a romantic scene for enjoying the pace and quiet and stargazing at night.

10/2015 We made several updates to the guesthouse including: sliding glass windows over kitchen sink, new bathroom tile, toilet, window screen, and paint in the bathroom, fixed a small roof leak, added a screen door on the front entrance, and put in a new electric cooktop. Our next project will be to repaint the living room!

Please note that Hawaii is slightly different from the mainland USA in that the state/people has their own sets of traditions, values, norms, and ways of life. Many things we take for granted in the mainland are not quite the same here in Hawaii. Sometimes variables like utilities, smells, noise, neighbors, cars, animal life, repair-times, etc just cannot be managed in the same manner as in other parts of the world. While we do our very best to insure a delightful and 100% positive vacation, please understand that some of reasons we love living and vacationing in Kona can occasionally be a bit inconvenient. Thank you for understanding. We look forward to hosting you!

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More Details

Property Manager
Kyla Livingston
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2017

About Kyla Livingston

Owners are Hawaii residents of 29 years and would love to share their own piece of Hawaiian luxury.

Property manager is the daughter of the owners, living in Colorado and helping take care of all the bookings.

**Owners are Realtors with Livingston Realty.


Captain Cook Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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'The Ohia Hale Guesthouse'
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Fantastic View of the Ocean

  • 5 of 5

The view of the ocean from this house is amazing! You get that gorgeous view whether you’re sitting on the lanai eating breakfast, sitting in the hot tub, on the couch, and even from the bedroom! The owners of this place thought of everything… perfectly stocked with just about anything you could ever need to make it through your vacation. Dishes, toiletries, TV/DVD, satellite… everything. The place is also very private. The only thing you’ll see is the view, and all you’ll hear is the sound of chirping birds in the daytime and frogs at night. We thoroughly enjoyed all the beautifully colored geckos you see everywhere. What really makes this place special is its proximity to great snorkeling. We spent most of our time in the water down at Two Step. We had read that snorkeling near the Captain Cook monument was the best on the island, but we have to disagree. Two Step has a fantastic reef, is extremely easy to get to, and parking is free. The best part of Two Step were the dolphins! They came into the bay several times and swam with us. On one particular day they swam with us for seven hours!

We highly recommend staying at this cottage. It truly was a great place for us and we loved it. If we return to the Big Island, we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The Ohia Hale Guesthouse was everything we could desire. Secluded,

beautiful view, well equipped, clean, comfortable, nicely landscaped,

and functional. Driving down and up to and from the house from the main road

is a pleasant mini-adventure (paved all the way). The Captain Cook location was perfect for

us - near great snorkeling at 2 step and the CC Monument, easy access to

the coffee-growing coast southwards, and out of the bustle of Kailua.

A grocery (Choice Market) is not far away. The price was reasonable, well below

Kailua-Kona. Our interactions by email with the manager were great - very responsive

to our questions and everything went smoothly.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little cottage in an out of the way spot. Great views.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was great and had all necessary amenities. The hot tub was very relaxing and had great views of the ocean. The location was a great spot for anyone vacationing on the west side of the island.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderfully private, affordable property!

  • 5 of 5

We truly were very fortunate to find this wonderful place and it's awesome owners. Property was exactly as described, with spectacular views and perfect amenities. We loved to come back to "our cottage" after a day of property hunting, and luxuriate in the Jacuzzi.

If it wasn't for finding this vacation rental on VRBO and meeting these wonderful people, we may not have found our own "perfect piece of paradise".

We definitely hope to stay there again within the next several months as we plant our roots on the Big Island.

Bonnie & Scott

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, very accommodating with a magnificent.view.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the cottage and will be returning very soon. We have rented several houses in the area and this is the best of all.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic View Ohia House

  • 5 of 5

House located on 11 acres on the side of a hill overlooking the ocean in Captain Cook, Hi. The view is outstanding. Very secluded and quiet. Pick fruit (trangeries, oranges, lemons, bananas) throughout the property. Watch geckos stick to the top of the lani. Wild turkeys roost in trees. This house is well supplied with all you would need to be comfortable during your stay. The bed is very comfortable. This is a great spot for couples but not child friendly due to the railing in once section of the lani. We would definitely stay here again on our next vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Keahole Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Coffee Shack

Located in the heart of Captain Cook, this quaint, private home offers the best of South Kona and easy access to Kailua-Kona. Offering a great view a short drive to both Kealakekua Bay and The Place of Refuge there is plenty of cultural, historic sites to see. Only an hour and a half drive from Volcanos National Park and two hours from Hilo.

For your fresh food needs, a grocery store is located just up the road, and there are several great farmers markets for you to enjoy fresh organic fruits and vegetables.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.