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Whale House w/ AC @ Kehena Beach, Hawaii (Oceanfront)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

Cute and Cozy Cottage across from Kehena Beach

********************HAWAII TAX I.D. NO W52008989-01****************************

Aloha, come swim with our friendly dolphins at Kehena Beach - all year long!

Whales are here during winter months and can be seen and heard from shore.

You will love The Whale House @ Kehena Beach.

This unit sleeps up to 4. It has 1 bedroom w/ a queen bed and a comfortable leather sofa bed in the living room, fully equipped kitchen w/ large refrigerator, oven, utensils, plates, glasses/cups, blender, coffee maker w/ coffee, pots/ pans, microwave, full bath, lanai, laundry room and more at just $105 per night plus tax and cleaning fee of $35.00.

This is a deal considering the beautiful stretch of oceanfront land in this area.

This cottage is one of three on the estate. Please check out our comment book!!!

We keep a book in the house to capture customers comments that are made about our place and how we can improve our accommodations. It is FULL of messages just like this!

1) Susan And Andre...We had a wonderful time here! The patio overlooks the ocean and we saw whales jumping and crashing right in front of us! The cottage is located on the beautifully lush Red Road and is very convenient to the cool town of Pahoa and also a short drive to Hilo. There is an awesome black sand beach directly across from the cottage and a farmers market at the end of the road (west end I believe) that was one of my favorite activities. Local vendors, music, food, dancing - farmers market was definitely a highlight. We would absolutely stay here again.

2) Thank You so much, the past 3 nights in the cottage have been FANTASTIC! I realy look forward to coming back to visit.

3) Very nice cottage! We really enjoyed! Two thumbs up! We will recommend this place for sure!

The Whale House is located in one of the most beautiful places on earth - Kehena Beach, on The Big Island of Hawaii.

Our spacious cottage is one of the closest cottages to Kehena Beach on Kalapana-Kapoho Rd (aka) State HWY 137.. Our cottage also has a washer & dryer, FREE Super fast WI-FI internet, land line w/ free long distance, Direct TV, flat screen TV, wood/tile floors, outdoor rock BBQ and typical household amenities that give you the feeling that 'you are at home'. The Hawaiian rock barbecue is situated in our tropical garden w/ ocean view. It doesn't get much better than this.

It also has an ocean view from every room in the house, including the bathroom.

If you are interested in Yoga, we are situated in between two world famous Yoga Centers located here on 'The Red Road'.

Many people come to Hawaii to visit Volcano National Park - home of Kilauea and the periodic lava flows just a short distance from us. There are also Hawaiian jungles, tropical rain forests, beautiful coastal views, geothermically heated ponds, snorkeling, whale watching w/ dolphins that migrate to the warm Hawaiian waters from Alaska. You can often see them from our lanai off our beautiful coast - in the Kehena Beach area. Many of my tenants have told us that they were able to swim w/ the dolphins and you can too!

This is the place for water lovers - you should see the spectacular ocean view & sunrise over the south pacific from our lanai - where you may want to eat your breakfast!!

Also, did you know that the best and safest snorkeling area is just down the road in the Kapoho Tide pools? You can easily navigate all of these places from the cottage in Kehena Beach, it has come to be a very popular spot 'right in the center of all of these attractions'.

For those of you who are seeking night time entertainment, check out 'Uncles Outdoor Hawaii Bar' if you want to sip a beer, listen to live Hawaiian music, eat great food and enjoy a farmers market at the same time.

The Whale House is located in beautiful Kehena Beach - across the street from the Kehena Beach view point - on the Hilo side of the Big Island of Hawaii.

It is also just a short walk across the street from the world famous Kehena Black Sand Beach.

Pohoiki Point and the famous Kapoho snorkeling waters are also near by and remain popular snorkeling, surfing and swimming areas. Compare our rates to those in Kapoho - you will love our place.

Kilauea Volcano is just a 45-60 minute drive where you can walk through Thurstons Lava Tube and look in to Kilauea Caldera.

You are also close to the lava viewing area, tide pools, snorkeling, fishing areas, Akaka, Kahuna and Rainbow Falls, Boiling Pots, hiking, Farmers Market (1/2 block away), Space Community Arts Center, Keck Observatory, Kilauea , Uncles Bamboo Tiki Bar w/ live music, cafes, food markets, Volcanoes Nat'l Park and so much more - are just 10-45 minutes away.

My mission is to make sure that you have what you need to make your visit a happy, and memorable experience ! This is also a great place to relax and enjoy nature. Many people come to Kehena Beach to 'get away from it all and breath clean air, eat great food, soak up the sunshine, exercise, commune with nature, and meet some wonderful people. So come and find out 'what the aloha spirit really is'. We invite you to come truly is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

You will love this place - picture yourself sitting on the lanai w/ the sound of waves crashing on the cliffs below while gazing at the South Pacific through ocean front coconut trees that are swaying w/ the Hawaiian trade winds. This is truly the Hawaii that you dream about. Call Andre to inquire. (View from this cottage is shown in our pictures)

NOTE: We also have a special provision for weddings. Pastor Thomas Monago is our wedding officiant who will perform your wedding at the beach or local park.

This is also the perfect 'honeymoon suite' where you can actually sit on your lanai and see whales and dolphins off with the boats and cruise ships that cruise by.

More Details

Owner
Andre and Susan
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, Tagalog
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Andre and Susan

We have lived in Hawaii for about 12 years and can't think of living anywhere else. We love the slow paced lifestyle and 'the aloha spirit'.

Andre and Susan purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Andre and Susan chose Pahoa

This property has the cutest cottages and the most fantastic view , you can only dream about. It truly gives you the 'Hawaiian view' that you have always wanted to see - coconut tress blowing w/ the trade winds against a blue pacific ocean back drop.

What makes this cottage unique

Just a walk across the street to the Kehena Beach View Point and beach.

Also, it is right in the center of all the popular visiting sites (Kehena Beach, the active lava flow in Kalapana, Ahalanue warm pond, Kaimu, Pohoiki surf spot, Lava Tree State Park, Kapoho Tide Pools, and Volcanoes Nat'l Park.

WE RENT WELL MAINTAINED BIKES FOR $15 PER DAY OR $45 PER WEEK HELMETS AND LIGHTS INCLUDED

HIGHLY RECOMMEND RIDING BIKE TO LAVA FLOW TO SAVE WALKING TIME

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything worked out great. Clean, perfect location!
Jan 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Hilo Airport (ITO)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Uncles
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Hilo
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Rte. 130
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Kalapana cafe'
Car: recommended

Kehena Beach is just a walk across the street.

This black sand beach is loved by many because it is unlike many beachs.

At this beach - you can swim with Dolphins that are just off shore and you don't need to go out in a boat to see or swim with them.

It's my understand that there are two groups of very friendly dolphins. A tenant recently told me that she swam with about 40 dolphins - just off shore. They are here all year long.

Whales are often seen just off shore and they can be seen from our cottages or off the coast during winter months. You can also hear the whales communicating w/ each other as well...and you don't need to be on a boat.

Amenities

Kehena Beach Estates Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 double
  • spacious bedroom w/ cathedral ceilings, CD player, chest of drawers, ceiling and portable fans w/ large windows. Can see ocean from bedroom.
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Whale House w/ AC @ Kehena Beach, Hawaii (Oceanfront)
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 20 reviews
Dallas, Texas
5

Unbelievable relaxing and amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Such a quaint and clean cottage. So grateful we found it. Was a paradise for us. Our host was very gracious. The location was close to Pahoa so we could run in and eat at our favorite restaurant - Kaleos. Look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Delightful spot

  • 5 of 5

Easy to give Andre and Susan's place five stars because it was perfect for us.

Everything we could possibly need in the good sized kitchen and private Lanai across from the ocean made this the best place we have stayed at on Big Island.

Andre was very kind and helpful and the perfect host.

We will definitely stay here again.

Mahalo

Stuart

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing occomodations even for our young family!

  • 5 of 5

No complaints! Inviting space with more than enough room for four people. Very clean with a Hawaii flare. The lanai and space across the road were perfect for watching the waves. Close to many neat things along the coast. Would highly recommend to family and friends and hope to visit again. Mahalo.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arizona
5

Just what we needed.

  • 5 of 5

This was the right place for us. We stayed here in mid-October. This area is very quiet with the sounds of nature everywhere. A short walk across the street to the beach. The patio is very private and has a great view of the ocean. We had everything inside the house that we needed for our four day stay. This was the right place for our hike to the lava fields on one of the mornings. Unfortunately we forgot something as we left on our final day. Thankfully Andre shipped what we left behind to our house back in Arizona. The package arrived at the house before our vacation was done.

If we make it back to this part of the island again. This will be our place we return to. Thank you for allowing us into your home. Todd / Trina

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Amazing, Private Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a gem hidden in the lush, green, vegetation! Cottage was very private with a hidden terrace with an ocean view! Cottage was very clean, updated and the kitchen had everything we needed! Would definitely stay here again! If you stay on Wednesday night, check out the local farmer's market down the road!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We enjoyed our stay immensely.

  • 5 of 5

It would have been more helpful to know that Hwy 137 was the same as your physical address on Kalapana-Kapoho Road.

It's very convenient to stay there and take the Lava Boat Tour which is Hwy 137 in opposite direction. Magnificant experience!

There is a little ant problem. But that is probably found most everywhere on the island.

We would recommend this place in a heartbeat. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $35
Tax Rate 13.42%

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.

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