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Seaside Zen Cottage on the Beach in Kailua Kona

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Seaside Zen Cottage
Located on the makai (ocean) side of Alii Drive, 2.5 miles from Kailua-Kona, this three bedroom, three bathroom cedar home was once a school teacher's house in Hilo. It was dismantled and reassembled at the beach in the 1930's.

In keeping with the Hawaiian spirit of Aloha, we invite you to experience the unhurried, old-style Hawai'i and to regard your time with us as you would a stay as a guest in our home. Picnic on the promontory and enjoy the evanescent beauty of the Kona Coast. Lie on one of our three beaches. Rest and relax alone or with friends and family. Just a few steps across the lawn is the sheltered lagoon that offers a safe playground for children (or adults!) to swim and snorkel and a peaceful place to float with the honu (the endangered green sea turtles). Breakfast on th...
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Listing #FKN4312197
About the Owner
Valerie O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
Interaction with guests
We have an on-site property manager who is available to solve problems and answer questions. You can interact with her as much or as little as you like! The house is yours for as long as you stay with us.
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

Stayed in the Zen cottage with my husband, brother and sister-in-law and my Mom. What a wonderful trip we all had! The plantation style house was so amazing. The cottage was very clean and comfortable with three bedrooms and three nice sized bathrooms. We never...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Karenr5854
Management response:Responded 5 September 2016

Just saw this review - thank you, Karen. We loved having you and your family in the Seaside Zen Cottage and would love to have you back any time! Hope we can count on that happening some day. Aloha, Valerie

Reviewed 9 March 2015

We booked both the Zen Cottage as well as the Plantation Manager's House and both properties were simply fantastic. Valerie, who handled the bookings was always on time and professional in my dealings with her and Tina, who manages the properties was the perfect combination...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank Scott F
Management response:Responded 11 March 2015

We are delighted that you appreciated our homes and feel about them the way we do! I'm sorry that we can't do anything about your one complaint....it is a complaint that we love to receive and we'd love to have you back ANY TIME! And...More

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Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 22 July 2014


Date of stay: July 2014
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
More than 6 guests will result in surcharge - contact us for more information. No events hosting outside guests without prior approval. Residential neighborhood - quiet after...
    3 Full baths
    3 Kings
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  • Damage Deposit: R 14 339 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning - minimum fee + taxes added, paid to cleaner: R 4 302 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Additional charges: Cleaning fee minimum $300 and Hawai'i taxes of 12.4%
Surcharge of $300 per guest when occupancy exceeds 6 guests.
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We are about 10 miles from the airport in a residential neighborhood. Upon accepting an request for rental, we send our guests information about things to do in the area, more information about the house and a detailed map describing how to find us.
Renting a car is necessary. We are about 2.5 miles from the closest restaurants and shopping and the island offers much to see!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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