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Oceanfront Private Home, Magic Sands, Lymans Bay, Kona,

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Kailua-Kona House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

**'LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN'** -WOW!!! You will love this Heavenly beach house- An absolute WOW property, incredible ocean views and the relaxing sound of the waves right outside your door! Turtles sleep and play a few feet away from your lanai or stay indoors and watch your favorite shows on a 72' Flat Screen TV!

*Gated Private Oceanfront Home!

* Each Bedroom has Air Conditioning for your comfort!

*No neighbors- only the turtles and fish (House on the side is currently vacant)

*Get away and relax at the cozy Little Piece of Heaven Beach House with the FABULOUS OUTDOOR Kitchen/BBQ and Dining/Living area ..

*Jump into the crystal clear blue ocean steps from your door- morning, noon and evening.. kayak, stand up paddle board, snorkeling, fishing, sailing, jetski, canoeing, swimming, scuba right or just swimming!

*Minutes to Magic Sands Beach or Kahaluu Beach, the Kona Pier, Japanese Restaurant Shimaichi, Lemongrass Restaurant, Longboard Pizza, Umeke's famous Poke, Farmer's Market, and more.

* 2 Large outdoor benches for those who like to sleep in the covered outdoor lanai!

Keywords: Oceanfront Home, Kona Coast, Hawaii Beach front, Alii Drive, gated, private, Wedding Site, Family Retreat, Special Occasions, Family Vacation Spot, Luxury Home, Custom Home, Newly Built, Pod Style Home, ADA Accessible W/ Limitations, Infinity. Honey moon, beach cottage, Lyman's Bay

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Kim Maruyama
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, Farsi
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016
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About Kim Maruyama

Architect, President of Alii Architects, University of Michigan, Masters of Architecture.

Resident of Kona since 1991,

Avid Swimmer, free diver, chef, traveler, photographer, nature lover

Kim Maruyama purchased this house in 2009

Why Kim Maruyama chose Kona Coast

This is the most unique little beach house in Kona! You have it all.... the ocean, the palm trees, gorgeous sunsets, private gated estate--- relax, rejuvenate and let your cares be gone!

What makes this house unique

Our friends and I love the outdoor cooking, BBQ and jumping into the water at all times of the day. We love going kayaking, surfing, paddleboarding, swimming and snorkeling... the water is crystal clear, super clean and has the most beautiful marine life! Everyday is amazing in this Little Piece of Heaven!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront Private Home, Magic Sands, Lymans Bay, Kona,
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
Houston, TX
5

It doesn't get any better than this!

  • 5 of 5

I am so glad that we choose this house for our stay on the Big Island! The pictures are great but doesn't compare to the experience of seeing it for yourself. The house is truly made for outdoor living and you would not want to be inside with the view of Lyman's Bay in front of you. We woke up every morning, ate breakfast outside and watched the surfers and admired the visiting Honus while we drank our coffee. I wasn't as adventurous as other reviewers about going into the bay but I did enjoy the tidal pool. There were multiple beaches just minutes away for my snorkeling pleasure.

I was a little concerned about the noise from the road but the sound of the waves melts any car noise away. There is a room air conditioner for those nights that might be just a little too humid for sleeping with the windows open. The bed was amazingly comfortable - and I don't say that very often! There is also a very comfortable and large daybed for those evenings you want to relax in front of the TV (which would be pretty rare). We had an absolutely fabulous time visiting the area and having a beautiful and peaceful place to relax really made the vacation a memorable one!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! It is a magical place and its so rewarding when people like you appreciate the beauty, surroundings and nature it offers! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and welcome you back again soon! Mahalo! Ali
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5

Perfect vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

The pictures on the listing don't exactly do the in-person perspective justice. The finishes of the house are nice, seating, beds, showers, all very nice. Was slightly hesitant about half the house being outdoors but it's 90% covered so it wasn't ever an issue. The views are going to be hard to beat ... Anywhere. When we arrived there was a turtle laying right at the water - where else does that happen?? There are about 3+ turtles that hang around the house/rocks so we saw them ever time we snorkeled. There's a gate to the house so no concern with security (not that the area is concerning anyway.

In short, likely when we return to Kona I'll be basing it off when we can reserve this unit.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Trent for your wonderful review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed all the beauty and the outdoor living! We hope to have you back again for another visit soon! Mahalo! Ali & Kim
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5

What a vacation getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here from 7/19/16 through 7/26/16. Incredible setting with breathtaking views of Lyman's Bay! Snorkeled everyday with turtles right in front of the house and around the corner. Must be ocean familiar getting in and out. Pay attention to the tides. We live in Santa Cruz and are totally at home in the water. The outdoor kitchen was a real treat. What a setting to cook meals everyday with a million dollar view. Sunsets were unreal. Close to town but you felt by yourself when at the Little Piece of Heaven (perfect name). My family and I completely enjoyed the accommodations and will come back. The Property Manager; Kim, Owner; Ali and Handyman; Jose were all excellent and attentive.

Ali, Thank you for creating this Little Piece of Heaven and sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! Thank you so much for your kind words! Comments like this is the best reward for us. I am so blessed that I was able to create this little piece of heaven and share it with so many good people like you. Looking forward to see you next time. Mahalo, Ali Ghalamfarsa, AIA-NCARB President PastedGraphic-1.pdf Ali'i Architects Inc. 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy , Suite 205 Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740
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5

Dazzling, private and serene

  • 5 of 5

We recommend this property in the highest possible terms. Photos cannot evoke the actual splendor of the setting and the house itself. The Ali'i Drive location is extremely private but surprisingly close to restaurants, bars, surf board rental, beaches, and grocery stores. Once you enter the large and impressive automatic gate, you are closed off from the rest of the world and enter an idyllic scene that knocks ones socks off. We are used to 5 star accommodations and this was right up there with the best.

The house and gardens are well designed and meticulously maintained. It is true indoor/outdoor living. You sit on the lanai and feel the soft trade winds as you prepare meals, or just watch the surfers on the break a short paddle distance away. We saw turtles in the lava rock pool directly in front of the house every day. The sound of the surf is all you hear. There are no adjacent neighbors.

The owner Ali and the agent Kim were both very kind and responsive in all our dealings with them. Jose the caretaker was also very obliging upon our arrival and helped settle us in. We keep dreaming of this place and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chatsworth, CA
5

The name nailed it!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Little Piece on Heaven in November and it was even better than I expected. The house is beautiful and the location couldn't be better. It was hard to leave to go site seeing because you could just stay at the house and watch the surfers, fish, turtles and sunset every day! This is really a special place and I would highly recommend it. The only thing that wasn't perfect was the wifi connection but it was really a blessing because no one should be wasting time on the internet when you are staying here.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, It is so rewarding to create a place that brings the heavenly feeling of peace to people. I am so blessed to hear comments like yours. Mahalo for sharing your thoughts. A hui Hou. Ali
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5

Spectacular Oceanfront House

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely adored this house right on the ocean. The view was spectacular - watching surfers from the outdoor kitchen and the amazing sunsets each night were priceless. The location was just far enough out of town to have privacy but yet close enough to be at the heart of everything. The sea turtles became our friends. We would definitely rent this house again in the future. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! Thank you for your recent stay and we very much appreciate your taking the time to write a review. If you have any favorite photos of your stay here, please feel free to share with us! We hope you will return again soon! Thank you again for your review and your business at Little Piece of Heaven! Mahalo, Kim & Ali
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Kahaluu Beach Park
"One of the best snorkeling beaches in Hawaii and fun for surfing."
Hapuna Beach Park
"Many times among the top ten best beaches in the world"
Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
"Also known as The City of Refuge is an absolute must see place on the Big Island. Make sure ..."
Kealakekua Bay Historical Park
"Only 3 miles from Little Piece of Heaven. Great for swimming, snorkeling, stand up paddling,..."
Waipio Valley Lookout
"Need four wheel drive to go down the valley. Going there is a must even if you can not go down."
Hapuna Beach
"Many times included in top ten best beaches in the world."
Mauna Kea Beach
"Oh my God, Nothing like swimming in this ocean at Mauna Kea Beach and looking and the snow c..."
Laaloa Beach Park
"Less than a mile from the Little Piece of Heaven, it is truly a magical beach."
Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor
"The coldest schooner beer in town. There is also a cute little beach at the end. "
Makalawena Beach
"The most amazing beac. I love camping there. You need a four wheel, or better you can go to ..."
Manta Ray Experience
"One of a Kind"
Kona Country Club
"A beautiful place for a tasty breakfast"
Adventure X Ocean Whale Watching Tours
"One of the best places in the world for whale watching."
Eco-Adventures Hawaii
"Wow, I can t wait to go back and try their zip-line again"
Mauna Lani Resort Courses
"My golfer friends always thank me for sending them to this place."
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
"The most beautiful tropical hike in Hawaii. "
Kona Inn Restaurant
"Great lunch place and sunset cocktail."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Kona
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Huggos
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Lemon Grass (Thai), ShimaIchi (Japanese), Traceys
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
White Sands Beach & Kahaluu Beach
Car: recommended

Mid-STay service :

Maid service at $70/hour for 2 cleaners

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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Exit Cleaning + Tax $275
Tax Rate 13.42%

2016 RATES: NIGHTLY RATE UP TO 4 PERSONS - $100/night each additional person)
LAST MINUTE Ironman RATES (10/5-10/15/16) $550/night- 7 night minimum (UP TO 4 PERSONS)
$800/night for Christmas & NEW YEARS (12/16/2016- 1/10/207) 7 nights minimum (UP TO 4 PERSONS)
EVENTS-(Weddings/Birthdays/CElebrations) for up to 30 guests $1500 fee for the day until 11:00pm (parking only on Alii Drive)
CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund if canceled at least 90 days prior to arrival date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Town
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Walk in showers, Toto Toilets and Washlets
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sofa daybed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Swim with turtles, fish, dolphins! Steps to the water! After swimming, rinse off in the outdoor heated shower!! Guest Services Manager can assist with activities and services to prepare before your arrival.

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