- 1 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Sweet new 1-bedroom cottage sits just above a spring-fed babbling brook on the lush and beautiful Hamakua Coast of East Hawaii. Ocean views, fruit trees, privacy, and tropical beauty in a secluded rural setting. Conveniently located within a short drive of beautiful beaches and waterfalls, as well as snorkeling reefs, volcano-viewing, zip lines, lava boat tours, and hiking trails. Ten miles/15 minutes from downtown Hilo, 20 minutes from the Hilo airport. The perfect location to be your base from which to explore the entire island: all the sights are nearby, and even if you wanted to visit the touristy Kona side, it's less than 2 hours away an...Read more
Creekside Cottage with ocean views, 20 acres
Additional Location Information
East Hawaii (Hilo side) is the beautiful side of the island, where you find all the dramatic scenery that makes Hawaii famous: the stunning waterfalls, cliffs and river valleys, the botanical gardens, the live volcano, and pristine tide pools and snorkeling reefs. And the Creekside Cottage is in the very best location for accessing it all. It's the perfect location for your base from which to explore the entire island, so you can just check in and stay - you won't need to check out and into various rentals.
Five minutes to Akaka Falls State Park with the awesome 400-foot waterfall and it's famous climbing fish.
A few minutes drive to several gorgeous swimming beaches, some of which are frequented by friendly giant sea turtles.
15 minutes to Hilo with its international farmer's/artisan's market, several museums including the tsunami museum, and all the shops, restaurants, and medical facilities you could need.
The other side of the island (Kona or west side) is barren desert, and more than 2 hours away from the volcanoes national park and the beautiful waterfalls and dramatic sights.
The Creekside Cottage is located on the grand 20-acre Kapehu estate, overlooking the lush green Hamakua Coast and the ocean. The Cottage sits on a hill above the Kapehu Retreat House, another vacation rental (FlipKey #289423). The two homes each have complete privacy because they are separated by a creek, a ravine, landscaping and 1/10th mile of distance.
Rate for 2 guests: $105 3 guests: $120/night. 4 guests: $135/night.
More About This Location
Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways
Fishing nearby, Water sports nearby
Nearest beach: Kolekole Beach Park, 3 miles
Nearest shops, 10 miles
Nearest airport: Hilo International, 13 miles
Car is essential
Last updated on September 18, 2014
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- Cleaning fee | $50 per stay
- Tax rate | 13.42% of rent
- damage deposit | $100 per stay
- Cleaning fee | $50 per stay
- Damage deposit | $100
- Fees for additional guests may apply.
Additional notes from the owner
Rate of $105/night is for 1 or 2 guests. For 3 guests, the rate is $120/night. For 4 guests, the rate is $135/night.
Maximum 4 guests, including small children. No exceptions.
5-night minimum stay is waived when the calendar is so full that only 3 or 4 consecutive nights are available.
Hawaii taxes are GET 4.167% and TAT 9.25%, totaling 13.417%.
Cleaning fee is variable, based on the number of cleaning crew hours and how clean you leave the premises. For 2 guests it's usually $40, for 3-4 guests it can be $50-60, because laundering linens and towels takes the most time. Your deposit is refunded within 2 days after check-out, along with any remaining balance on the prepaid cleaning fee (i.e., you're paying $50 up front for the cleaning charge, but most of the time the cleaning crew charges $40, so the remaining $10 will be refunded along with your security deposit).
If you book directly with the owner rather than online through FlipKey, we require a 20% deposit, and the balance is due 2 days before check-in. See our website www.kapehu.com for our policies.
- Alarm Clock
- Washing Machine
- Hair dryer
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Towels Provided
- Ceiling Fans
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- Clothes Dryer
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Secure parking space
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 4 Dining chairs
- 4 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 750 square feet