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Bungalow with spectacular ocean view from lanai and private hot tub

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 680 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Bungalow is set on a unique 3 acre piece of land with amazing lava rock features

Beautiful and unique getaway in Ka'u, Hawaii, with a view of the southernmost tip of the United States at Southpoint, Hawaii. A wonderful place to stop between Kona and Hilo or the volcano, or to stop and stay longer for a relaxing time away from the crowds and noise. You'll feel refreshed and re-energized by the quiet and serenity. The stargazing at night is incredible and the sunsets magnificent. Sunrises, if you enjoy the early morning are also gorgeous.

The bungalow is ideal for 2 people. There is a queen size bed, (shown in the pictures) with a pillowtop mattress.

Hibiscus Bungalow has been created with a unique eclectic style giving it a retro tropical feeling. Beautiful tropical woods have been used extensively in the details. The kitchen has a 7’ long bar made from a 2” thick lychee wood slab with a live edge, the bathroom contains a 7’ long vanity made of avocado wood, all the windowsills are mango or lychee wood and the 10’ wide lanai facing the ocean is faced with mango wood.

The walk in shower is tiled in spa colored penny tiles and glass block walls with a pebble floor. A large jalousie window looks out into the garden.

The bungalow is a special and romantic place where you can be centrally located to explore the Big Island, and at the same time be away from the crowded resorts, congestion and traffic of the busy city areas. Wake up every morning to the sound of the birds in the Ohi'a trees outside the windows. Sit on the lanai sipping your morning coffee or tea, while watching the ocean and sky lighting up with color

Here you'll see the real Hawaii, where the land is new and the landscape is undeniably dramatic. 10 minutes away are the Kula Kai Caverns, where you can go on guided tours. ½ hour drive gets you to Ka Lae, (Southpoint) where the braver people jump off the cliff and drop 50’ into the ocean below, then climb up a rusty old ladder to do it again perhaps. The famous Green Sand Beach is also down at the end of Southpoint Road. The beach is about a 3 mile hike in, or you can pay one of the locals who charge $15 to drive you to it.

20 minutes away from us are the old and beautifully unchanged little towns of Waiohinu (Shiny Water in Hawaiian) and Na’alehu (meaning the volcanic ashes). This is a gorgeous piece of old Hawaii like you will rarely see. This was a favorite hangout for Mark Twain, who wrote about the area in his Letters from Hawaii, when he was a reporter for

Just a half hour drive away, you’ll be at beautiful Punalu’u Black Sand Beach, where you’ll see the sea turtles basking in the sun. We are 1 hour away from Kona and 1 hour the opposite direction is Volcanoes National Park.

More Details

Owner
Sandra Mayville
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Sandra Mayville

We bought our land here in 2011 and built a small house to live in and then the bungalow, for guests. We both love Hawaii and plan on being permanent residents here. We love plants and trees and have done lots of landscaping. We have planted fruit trees and vines, asparagus and arugula, koa trees, Monterey pines, palms of different kinds, orchids, bromeliads, cactus, roses and lots of hibiscus. Hibiscus is my favorite flower, and we live on Hibiscus Drive. Naturally, we had to name our place Hibiscus Bungalows. Besides loving Hawaii, we love to travel. So far, Asia and Europe, and looking forward to doing more exploring.

Sandra Mayville purchased this bungalow in 2011

Why Sandra Mayville chose Ocean View

The setting here is so unique. We are located on the southwest flank of Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano. Don't worry, it isn't spewing anywhere around us at this time. The lava flow we live on is hundreds of years old. We have amazing dramatic lava rocks. They are like sculptures. The layered lava balls are fascinating chunks of geological history. This link will take you to a paper that will tell you all about it.

http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/FACULTY/ROWLAND/pdfs/Pohue_Bay_flow.pdf

Besides the layered lava balls, there is the sunrise, the sunset, the views and the beautiful fragrance of the passion flowers and plumeria.

What makes this bungalow unique

Custom bathroom with tiled walk-in shower, seat, niches and glass block walls. Views of ocean and gardens from inside the shower, through jalousie windows. The vanity is a 7' long piece of avocado wood with a natural edge, from the Big Island. You'll feel like you're showering at an exclusive spa.

There is a custom bar made out of local lychee wood, where you can relax and enjoy the view.

On the lanai, where you see the gorgeous view of the coast starting at Southpoint, the exterior wall facing the ocean is faced with mango wood.

All of the window sills inside are either mango or lychee wood.

The décor is eclectic, combining tropical décor, stained glass wall sconces, and ceiling fans inside and out.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Ocean View, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No animals allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Walk in shower with tile and glass block walls and pebble tile floor. Avocado wood vanity with hand painted vessel sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Sleeping - 1 king , New, very comfortable king size bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Bungalow with spectacular ocean view from lanai and private hot tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Hibiscus Bungalow for nine nights in March. The bungalow was perfect for us and was well equipped for us to be able to make several meals.The Wifi worked great and the hot tub was lovely to relax in at night. We especially enjoyed the peace and quiet that this side of the island offers. It's also very convenient to VNP for an evening viewing of the lava flow and the Kahuhu Ranch is just down the road(open F, Sat. and Sun. only).

  • Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Endless veiws and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the hibiscus bungalows. It's far enough away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to everything to experience all the big island has to offer. We loved relaxing on the lanai and star gazing from the hot tub. Fred and Sandy are wonderful hosts who have thought of everything! (Cooler, chairs, snorkel gear, ect.)

  • Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Hibiscus Bungalow in Feb 2018, for a few days while visiting the Big Island. I travel for business, and have stayed in many VRBO properties. This was, by far, the crowning gem. Sandy and Fred were gracious hosts, and they have thought of everything. The cabin had everything we needed and more, and their suggestions of sights to see were absolutely on point. Stargazing in the hot tub after long days exploring and hiking was the highlight of our trip! The woodwork and finishing touches in the house were right on point, and sho the level of care for this property. We are already talking about planning our next visit!!!

  • Submitted: 3-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hibiscus Bungalow was everything we expected and more!

  • 5 of 5

If you like tranquility with amazing views and being pampered by your hosts this little piece of Hawaiian paradise is just what the doctor ordered. We used it as our base for exploring the island for a week and were always so delighted to turn into the driveway of our cozy cottage home with its welcoming lanai, gentle breezes, stunning views and interior craftsmanship and decor that says "welcome home." The pictures give one a good idea of what to expect but one has to be there to really appreciate this oasis of trees, shrubs, flowers of all kinds, comfortable, bright, interior where the calm and silence is deafening - all while you look out to Tahiti or some such distant island.

We loved it and thank Sandy and Fred for all their kindnesses in making our stay and Island adventures so easy and memorable.

Terry and Fran Part

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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the most peaceful place on the Big Island?

  • 5 of 5

It was wonderful. The cottage was the perfect size and the lanai was the best place of all. sitting there in the morning drinking Kona coffee, what more can a person ask for. At night the best place to be as the hot tub staring up at the stars. thanks Fred and Sandy for being out hosts!

  • Submitted: 3-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful! Welcoming, quiet and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Double thumbs up for Sandy & Fred's Hibiscus Bungalow! We arrived in the dark to Sandy's waving flashlight, bringing us us to the parking spot. The Bungalow is nicely designed, with a front porch for sunsets and morning coffee, a hot tub, breezy windows all around, little kitchen and very comfortable king size bed. The little house is decorated nicely and the location is great for day trips to the west and south sides of the island - plan a whole day just for the volcano, but be sure to get back to the Bungalow to catch the sunset over the ocean. Shout out to kind host and hostess, Sandy and Fred, who were always available to loan snorkel gear and answer questions during our 5 night stay.

  • Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Kona
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Mehe's Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Sea Mountain Resort
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
The Grinds Coffee Shop
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Pohue Bay Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Ocean View, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$135
C$868
C$3,573
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$89.33
Damage Deposit C$255.22

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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