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The Bali Cottage~Romantic Oceanfront Getaway w/Hot Tub across Kehena Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Space 680 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom/1 Bath Sleeps 2 Romantic Bali Cottage w/hot tub across Kehena Beach


Take an incredible Break from Reality and enjoy Blissful Ocean Breezes and Relaxation Beyond Compare and Lose yourself in the serenity of the Big Island and all it has to offer.

Unwind at our Romantic Oceanfront Bali Cottage with amazing oceanfront views of Kehena Bay with no obstructions in front of you and only 150 ft away from Kehena Black Sand Beach (clothing optional). Kehena Beach is home to a pod of Spinner Dolphins year round and Humpback Whales during the winter months.

Surrounded in the natural ambiance of Kehena Beach Estates, this Jewel is tucked along-side the South East Puna Coastline and only minutes away to many hidden beaches, parks and tidal pools.

The Bali Cottage is a handcrafted custom built 2 story Cottage house that sits on a 9000 sq. ft property. Made with cedar, teak, merbau and pine woods, and has imported materials from Bali. The Cottage is Unique and one of a kind design and is mostly seen in Bali homes! Decorated with authentic Balinese and Japanese antiques, it gives it the Cottage it's charm and beauty. It also features an en-suite bathroom with floor to ceiling shower tile, bamboo flooring, kitchen, living and dining space below that is fully screened and covered ocean-view wraparound deck and Lanai upstairs.

Imagine yourself relaxing on your private covered lanai where you can enjoy serenity at its' finest... awaken your senses with the gentle breezes and sea mist from the ocean.

Wake up each day to the many tropical sounds, crashing surf on the sea cliffs and fragrances like night jasmine, plumeria, gardenia to name a few found in Hawaii. Experience breathtaking views of the Sunrise and the Pacific Blue to help start your day out Hawaiian Style!

Nestled in the lush tropical garden is a separate covered Gazebo Private outdoor garden 2 person hot tub exclusive to our Bali Cottage guest only to enjoy! The Bali Cottage has garden chairs, hammock under coconut trees and private garden for rejuvenating and sunbathing.

With privacy in mind, The Bali Cottage is has it’s own house and is separated by gates from the Bali House located 50 ft away. The entire property is surrounded by Lava rock walls, a wide variety of exotic palms, bamboo fencing, Iron & Bamboo Gates and covered parking. Tropical fruit trees, Pineapples and a wide variety of flowers in every corner!

Pamper yourself with Services such as On sight Therapeutic Massage, Yoga Instruction, Tours and Travel agent!

The Bali Cottage has hosted many Guest from all over the world has been voted most Romantic setting in Travel Magazines and Favorite places on Google!

Come and stay in a part of Hawaii that is full of beauty and tradition and let us be your Host and experience our Aloha Spirit!

*Free Leis and Bottle of Wine at Check in!*

Aloha and E Komo Mai from the Bali Cottage at Kehena Beach!!

We are Licensed in State of of Hawaii GE and TA# 003-252-364-01

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Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Iliahi

Aloha! We call the Big Island Home! As a Native to the Hawaiian Islands, my husband and I fell in love with this area for it's remote beauty. You can connect with the Aina and feel the Mana. This area holds so much History of the Hawaiian People. This is Pele's Home! We love Hosting Guests from all over the world. We have been in business for many years and are loving every minute of it. We greet all our Guests and treat them like our own Ohana!

Mahalo again and we look forward to Hosting you:)

Why Iliahi chose Pahoa

We love the Puna area for it's remote beauty, green forest, rugged coast and deep pacific blue waters. We love the east side of the Big Island as we experience no Vog due to our constant Easterly trade-winds and we experience less rainfall than Hilo. Our area is also known for it's Sunny days and Rainy nights one of the reasons why it is so green and lush. It is one of the most beautiful areas in the Hawaiian Island chain. This place holds so much History of the Hawaiian People and is sacred. This is Pele's Home! This area feels like old Hawaii, full of Beauty ,Tradition, friendly people and the Aloha Spirit truly Lives here!

What makes this cottage unique

The inspiration to build the The Bali Cottage was from our own home The Bali House at Kehena Beach, the Cottage was Custom built using imported woods from Bali. We tried to use as much renewable and reusable materials in it's construction. We wanted to create a place that our Guest's would enjoy year round and have a place that could be affordable yet elegant. The Bali Cottage has an amazing unobstructed oceanfront view of Kehena Bay & the deep blue Pacific Ocean and is only 200 ft away from Kehena Beach. It has its own hot tub, garden and is gated and has covered parking and has kitchen and on suite bathroom with a covered Lanai upstairs.

Aloha and E Komo Mai!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mahalo for your beautiful website, which lured us here, for you kind honesty in staying a week on the other side to pique our interests.For giving us the perfect escape to re-connect with each other as we renewed or vows, for your beautiful cottage and the peace and quiet and the " secret beach" tips. We thank you and blessing to this beautiful Island and for considering us Ohana. We cannot wait to meet you again. Aloha and Mahalo!
Dec 2013
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Pahoa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No smoking allowed in garden area only, 1 car per booking, no overnight guest allowed.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Tiled throughout ,floor to ceiling rain shower, high end fixtures, sink, full indoor ensuite bathroom. Cedar walls Authentic Teak imported Bali door.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Temerpetic
  • Large Bedroom w/ unobstructed Ocean view, covered lanai and on suite, bamboo flooring, cedar walls, bathroom upstairs, ceiling fan, Chinese armoire, teak and bamboo loveseat, wall sconces, Japanese tansu, TV , DVD, Roku Box, Netflix and Streaming Media channels FREE!, Digital safe, sofa, IPOD station, alarm, phone, antique dresser, stereo, wall lamps, imported artwork from Bali, luggage rack.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Un-obstructed Ocean Views! Only 200 ft from Kehena Black Sand across the street, Cedar Gazebo with Hot tub, Covered Parking just for guest, Gated and Fenced, Hammock under a coconut tree , Beach Chairs, Snorkel gear, CCTV at gated entry and back of property, separate outdoor entry, Digital Safe, Tropical gardens, Private gates, 24 hour maintenance, Yoga Sessions, Wedding Services, private tours, Lava walk and Lava boat tours, Private chef service available, travel agent and Therapeutic Massage onsight.


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The Bali Cottage~Romantic Oceanfront Getaway w/Hot Tub across Kehena Beach!
average rating of 4.793103 based on 68 reviews

Everything was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent the first half of our honeymoon here and our stay was nothing short of wonderful. Everything was as described and by the end we were wishing we could have spent the remainder of our trip here! Tim and Iliahi were fantastic hosts! Tim took the time to walk us through the property and describe the ins and outs of how everything was laid out and functioning.

We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Nui Loa Ben and Laura for this amazing review! We are grateful and happy that you two had such a wonderful stay during your Honeymoon. We hope to see both again soon in the near future! With our warmest aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Bali Cottage for 8 days and it was Amazing! The cottage had everything we could need! The overall vibe and energy is warm and welcoming. We will definitely come back and stay again! The location is great for exploring Puna, Hilo and the Volcano. Make sure to check out Uncle Roberts in Kalapana on Wednesdays! We spent most mornings enjoying the view from the Lanai people and dolphin watching... Loved every minute of our stay, thank you Tim and Iliahi!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, CA

Beautiful Location! Great Property!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here recently for the first week of our honeymoon. The cottage is nice and cozy with all the amenities needed. The ocean is just across the street and you can hear the waves all night. The private hot tub was wonderful and we definitely want to come back. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook our meals and room upstairs was comfortable. Tim and Ili had a binder full of information of local events and destinations which helped plan our excursions. This side of the island has lots of coqui frogs and they seemed noisy at first but did not bother us at all, kinda like nature's white noise machine. We would recommend staying here anytime and we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Nui Loa to you both for spending your Honeymoon at our Bali Cottage and giving us and amazing and wonderful review! We hope to see you both again soon Congrats again to you both and A Hui Ho! With our warmest aloha, Tim and Ili
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Seattle, WA

Absolute paradise! (almost)

  • 4 of 5

This is an adorable little cottage with a lovely view of the ocean. The furnishings are all really unique and beautiful, and everything is really clean and well maintained. The owners are super friendly, helpful and responsive. The area is wonderful, romantic, lush with foliage. The bed was super comfortable and romantic, with curtains and a gentle fan that lulled us to sleep (along with the tree frogs!) Everything is provided, from a washing machine to a toaster, for your convenience. The view from the upstairs lanai is great - you can sit and have morning coffee there and enjoy the sound of the ocean. The hot tub in the garden was just great! The cottage is right across from a beautiful black sand beach where they have a drum circle and lots of people go to sunbathe and do yoga (sometimes naked). It's convenient to the Kapoho tide pools, the lava flows, and Uncle Robert's night market, which is not to be missed!

Some things to note: The Bali Cottage and Bali House are very close to each other and the Bali House guests had to walk right in front of our door going in out out. In order to go upstairs or downstairs, you have to go outside (this is obviously to save space). It is a residential neighborhood with houses very close on either side of you, and while we were staying there the next door neighbor was doing some sort of remodeling work that involved using power tools (like a sander and a saw) from about 9 AM until 4 PM every single day. I realize this is not under the owners' control and I hesitated putting it in the report, but it definitely interfered with the relaxation we had hoped to enjoy. Otherwise, we had a great time and I would not let these minor things deter you from staying here.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A BIG Mahalo Ni loa Anita for staying with us and giving us such a great review! Mele Kalikimaka me ka Hau'oli Makahiki Hou With aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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Bali Cottage is an ideal place to be away from "Hustles and Bustles"of the city & enjoy the beaches.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived on the Hawai'i Island on Nov. 10th until Nov. 15th. The drive from Hilo Airport to Bali Cottage is like we have transported to a country one or car around us, and occasional down pulls. We love the winding roads, but it can be scary because there only one lane and up/down hills. It a great scenic drive for sure. Ilaihi & Tim are great, from the time we booked our rental, Iliahi has given us tips and recommended, we'd really enjoyed our Lava boat tour with Kalapana Cultural Lava Boat Tours, highly recommended them. Safe and very knowledgeable about the Island and Volcanos. Tim also fantastic, we arrived in the dark and Tim waited for us @ the gate and show us around. In the morning we found out that BBQ sets and pans were all rusted, we got a new sets when we got home after our excursion. Bali Cottage life is like we're going camping, except no tin dishes and no bon fire to roast your mash mellow on a stick. Love the antique furnishings and Bali cultures. Love Kehena Black Sand Beach, the Tide Pools in Kapoho Bay. Only few suggestion, if there is a dryer too, because the temperature here is so humid, everything feel damp all the time. A larger sink with counter space, very difficult to wash dishes or long utensils, water splashes and constantly wiping the counter. We'll like to come back here again, and recommend to our friends and families.

Mahalo, A Hui Ho!

Nadine & Scott

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Nui Loa Nadine and Scott for such a wonderful review you gave us! The Bali Cottage has all the amenities you can find like home with a hot tub, fully equipped kitchen, bedroom w/ ensuite, windows, doors, screened with locks, decks, covered lanais and expansive oceanfront views! Mahalo again for all your compliments and staying with us! A Hui Ho! With our warmest aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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beautiful little gem!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for the first 3 days of our honeymoon and it was truly the best place we could've ever asked for! It was a bit isolated in a nice, quiet area (besdies the peepes at night!), but you could get everything you need right down the road at Uncle's Kitchen (delicious meat plate!) and little general store. Swimming at Kahena beach was a blast since the waves and fun and the water is super warm. We went snorkeling in the nearby tide pools- which is another must! The house has snorkel gear provided. The view from the wrap around balcony is breath taking, making it difficult to leave the house and go explore. If we go ever go back, we would definitely want to stay here again. Being so close to the water and hearing the waves at night was so relaxing and peaceful.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Mahalo nui loa Kelly for such a wonderful review two gave us! We really do appreciate it! We cannot wait for you guys to come back and stay with us again! With much aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Uncle Robert's
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Hilo Municipal
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kehena Beach
Car: necessary

Only 150 ft. and across the street to Kehena Black Sand Beach. On the Puna Coast with hidden beaches and great fishing and wave watching and state park. We are only 2 miles from Kalapana home to Uncle Robert's Awa Bar with live entertainment Wed. and Fri. nights and Farmers Market, it also features a small corner store, restaurant and even a new forming Black Sand Beach at Kaimu.

* See the New Lava by Air or Boat by booking early, you can also see the Glow at night from the Cottage!

Other sites, Old Lava filed hiking, and local entertainment , Lava Tree State Park, Ghostly lava formations in jungle setting , Offers dining, full-service grocery, health food, fast-food, gas, and other amenities, Hilo (40 minute drive), Hilo Bay shopping, Akaka Falls, Rainbow Falls , Downtown Hilo, Hilo Botanical Gardens, Waipio Valley, Sacred Mauna Kea and more of the East side of the Big Island are only a 45 to 1 hour away!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $109
Property Damage Insurance $59

Sleeps only 2, no pets, no smoking, 60 day notice required for full refund

Military 10% off

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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