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Minutes From Kealakekua Bay In The Midst Of Kona Coffee Country

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Studio/Cottage - w/ kitchenette and outdoor shower

The property is a one-acre lot with a small mango orchard (30 trees), fruit trees (lime, lemon, orange and avocado) and a beautifully manicured landscape. The cottage is separate from the main house, so your privacy is assured. There is a bathroom (with tub/shower), an outdoor shower, a well-equipped kitchenette with fridge, microwave, toaster oven and coffee maker, a queen-sized bed, an indoor eating area, as well as an out-door table and chairs, and a gas grill for cooking.


Owner
Jim Martin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Jim Martin

We had been coming to South Kona for 15 years when we acquired the property early in 2013. We have been residents for three years, now.

Jim is a retired theatre artist/social worker/educator/student, and Terry owns his own business in international shipping. Jim stays more or less permanently in South Kona, while Terry is still working. He comes and goes regularly.

We have a 6-year old dog, Kona. She came over from LA over two years ago, and she is now a local girl.

Jim Martin purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Jim Martin chose Kona Coast

We fell in love with South Kona and the expansive views of the coast and the sea - as well as the myriad of activities the area presents. We bought a lot very close to the house and cottage and are considering expanding the orchard. We are not only the happy owners of a beautiful Hawaiian home, but we are mango farmers, tending a 30-tree mango orchard on our property.

What makes this cottage unique

We are in an ideal location for R&R after a day of Big Island activities - whatever your pleasure, be it snorkeling or diving in Kealakekua or Honaunau Bay, cycling, hiking, sight-seeing, coffee tasting or just experiencing Aloha! The area is very quiet and we have lovely neighbors. We are two drives down from Napo'opo'o Road so road noise is non-existent. We are surrounded by birds and lush vegetation. Kona polices the property, and keeps the wild chickens and turkeys away - usually. They can be brazen.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Minutes From Kealakekua Bay In The Midst Of Kona Coffee Country
average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews
5

Secluded and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful quiet location away from, but not far, from central Kona. This was our second stay at the cottage and would highly recommend it! Great local restaurants, local artists shops and great hosts that make you feel welcome during your stay.

Mahalo, Jim and Terry!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back any time, Richard and Dana!! You are terrific guests and always welcome at the cottage. Mahalo for taking the time to write - Aloha Nui to you both - a hui hou!!
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Portland, OR
5

Lovely cottage and property

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little studio cottage on a really beautiful property in the hills above Kealakekua bay. Great location, super convenient to snorkeling at Hōnaunau Bay and the hike down to Kealakekua. Jim and Terry are great and couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo - and come back any time!! Aloha!!
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5

private, clean, we had everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were very friendly; welcome basket, refreshments in the fridge and most importantly, a detailed description how to find the property, tips about restaurants and local attractions - very helpful! We liked the location - quiet and secluded.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect South Kona Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was well furnished, comfortable, clean, and well located. The hosts were more than gracious. We stayed at multiple places on the islands and this was one of the best! I would highly recommend this for those looking for something other than the big resort experience!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo, you guys - We'll look for you as neighbors in a year or so!! Aloha - Jim and Terry
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5

Clean and friendly

  • 5 of 5

Very clean unit with a nice quiet area around the unit. Beautiful views from the property and plenty of room for parking. Friendly welcome from Jim and was very helpful with a very late arrival.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Michael Come back anytime!
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5

Nothing like we expected...

  • 5 of 5

It was so much more. Beautifully put together, the owners were very friendly and greeted us with fresh fruit. They even allowed my brother and sister in law to come stay 2 nights at no charge, the place is smaller , luckily they brought their air mattress and blanket. Close to great beaches and many coffee shops... Kona their dog was a sweetheart!! I would definitely recommend staying here and would love to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo - come back and stay with us anytime! Jim
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Mamalohoa Hwy./Hawaii Belt Rd. - Rte. 11
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Hotel Manago
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Manini Kapahukapu Beach
Car: necessary

We are a short drive from beautiful Kealakekua Bay which has world class snorkeling, diving and paddling. Also nearby is Honaunau Bay, which also is a snorkel/dive/paddle mecca. Both Bays abound with dolphin and sea turtles as well as other beautiful marine life. Also located on Honaunau Bay is The City of Refuge (Pu'uhonua O Honaunau) National Historical Park - a link to the past of our Hawaii. Coffee and macadamia farms and mills abound in the area - as well as honey processing operations. There are hiking trails and tour operators who can arrange kayaking in the bays, snorkeling and diving. The views are stunning, and the area is rich in Hawaiian history. We are in nature, so we are surrounded by birds, exotic fruit trees and a bevy of flora.

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

We offer a sliding scale for visitors who stay more than a week - 8-14 days, $85/night; 15 days or more, $75/night.
Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. We will also send you directions and recommendations on restaurants, activities, sights, etc. with confirmed reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Captain Cook Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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