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Charming Tropical Hideaway, Pool, Hot Tub, Snorkel

Patio with private hot tub, outdoor dining, gas-fired BBQ grill and yard
27 reviews
Patio with private hot tub, outdoor dining, gas-fired BBQ grill and yard
Entry Gate to patio
Living area with double futon couch and smart TV, has ocean view
New Serta Perfect Sleeper queen bed with ocean view
Kitchenette with fridge, two burner hot plate, coffee maker, blender, filtered water
2nd kitchen counter with toaster oven and microwave. Shows door into changing area and bathroom
Smart TV with Netflix, Pandora, cable and DVD player
Patio with gas-fired BBQ, outdoor dining area, private hot tub and outdoor shower
Outdoor shower with hot and cold water, and private hot tub
Chemical-free salt pool with mermaid, waterfall and ocean view
Mermaid at pool
Private yard with ocean view
Carved dolphins at entryway
Dolphin and whale mural in breezeway entrance
Garden path
Buddha in one of the gardens
Red Ginger in gardens
Lobster Claw Heliconia in the gardens
Best snorkeling on the island at Two Step, next to Place of Refuge
Turtle and tangs, snorkeling at Two Step, just 2.5 miles away
Place of Refuge sunset, a sacred historical park, 2.5 miles away
Painted Church interior, 1/4 mi. away
Spinner Dolphins come into the nearby bays to rest and play
Volcano National Park crater plume, 1.5 hour drive from Tropical Hideaway
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Studio , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Tropical Hideaway is a charming Hawaii-style downstairs studio apartment in a lush garden setting, with ocean and sunset views, plus a chemical-free swimming pool with waterfall and private hot tub. Tropical Hideaway is just a three minute drive from fabulous snorkeling, kayaking, diving and dolphin experiences at Honaunau (Two Step), and close to Kealakekua Bay & Ho'okena Bay.

The beautifully landscaped garden is filled with mango, papaya, banana, lilikoi, and other fruit trees and flowers. Pick your own breakfast (some fruits are seasonal) and relax in the back to nature environment or explore the island by day and return to your cozy retreat by night. A private hot tub and outdoor shower (hot and cold water) are on the patio. Explore the awesome beauty of Hawaii's active volcano or the upcountry pastures of Parker Ranch an...
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About the Owner, Kathleen C
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I like to greet my guests when they arrive and show them around. I am available for questions and help, otherwise I give my guests privacy.
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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English first
Fairfax, California
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018
people found this review helpful

Tucked back from the main road, yet close to 3 of the most stunning bays I have ever seen, with easy access to snorkeling, kayaking, bodysurfing...AND I highly recommend you have Kathy (the owner) bring you swimming with the dolphins - truly one of the most magical experiences of my life!! If you want the luxury resort experience - head...

Karen R
Santa Rosa, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017
person found this review helpful

This is an absolutely charming, well equipped piece of paradise. The views both from inside and out are the stuff dreams are made of. Forget going to the store; Kathleen kept us well-stocked in fruits from the property. The hot tub right outside the door and heavenly shower made going to the beach a tough sell. The location is absolutely...

2 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

It's a sweet place . Beautiful location, lovely ocean. Just relaxing a filled with vibrancy and beauty. Kathy is wonderful.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (1)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking is allowed on the lower lawn only.
Quiet time before 7am and after 10pm
No parties
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
R 1 499
R 9 441
R 34 468
US$2 760
15 Dec 2018 -
15 Apr 2019
3 nights
R 1 561
R 9 841
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 937 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: R 1 249 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Tropical Hideaway is located on the west side of the 'Big Island' of Hawaii about 20 miles south of the town of Kailua-Kona, 1 mile off the main island highway near the 'Painted Church,' and 2.5 miles from the historic and beautiful 'Place of Refuge' National Park, and Two Step, the best snorkeling on the island, at Honaunau.
Getting around
On the Big Island, you will need a car to get around. The island is big (larger than all of the other islands put together), so to see the most amazing sights, you will need to drive. You might consider splitting your accommodation to the Kona side and the Hilo side (or Volcano) to minimize driving time. Key sights are the many beaches and snorkeling areas, historic and cultural sites, the volcano, botanical gardens, and the incredible beauty of the the island.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Kona, Hawaii: 27.0 km
From the Kona airport, travel approximately 27 miles south on Highway 11. You'll pass through several small towns. Before Captain Cook there is a new light, so turn left to stay on the highway. Just after the 104 mile marker, watch for a sign on your right directing you to Puuhonua O Honaunau, and then a junction sign for Hwy 160. Turn right onto Hwy 160 (the Honaunau Post Office is on your right). Immediately past the green 1 Mile marker, turn right into the driveway. There is a black mailbox that reads 84-5056, a tall blue flag, and a yellow turnoff sign for Painted Church Road is on the far side of the driveway.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
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