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Great Snorkel in Kapoho Tide Pool with Private Jacuzzi

See the lava flow in action!
Very good
30 reviews
See the lava flow in action!
Iki Honu, your home away from home
Iki Honu has fence all around for your privacy
Enjoy the view on your covered and screened lanai
Dining table in the lanai with ocean view
Take a seat inside and relax
Stainless steel appliances in the kitchen
Another angle of kitchen area
Sink & mirror in the bathroom
Shower in the bathroom
Another angle of the bathroom
Brand new Jacuzzi as of September 2014
Backyard with gas BBQ grill & outdoor shower with hot & cold water after your swim
Take in the ocean view from the lanai
Picture perfect coastline waiting to be discovered
Serene & calm tide pool in the morning
Swim with the sea turtle in the tide pool
Beautiful park at Hilo Bay front
Beautiful beach along the coast
Pick your own papaya in the backyard
Sea turtle in the tide pool
Sea turtle resting on the beach at Punalu'u Black Sand Beach
Rainbow Falls at its best in the morning
Splattercone at Volcano National Park
Water view of the tide pool
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Pahoa, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Cute, comfortable Hawaiian cottage in beautiful Marine Conservation District of Kapoho.
Welcome to Iki Honu (Little Turtle) Cottage, a beautiful, intimate single home in the property, directly across the street from the famous Kapoho Tide Pools -- Marine Conservation District.
Fantastic snorkeling and swimming in volcanically heated tide pools, calm like a bathtub, yet full of beautiful corals and tropical fishes and sometimes green sea turtles.
The home is perfect for a couple, entire house renewed and upgraded including new appliances, new Travertine floor, new kitchen cabinets, granite counter top and bathroom, super screened lanai area overlooking the water, private hot tub Jacuzzi and brand new outdoor shower with hot & clod water.
All the comforts of home AT A GREAT PRICE!
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About the Owner, Pao P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Nov 2011
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 45 reviews and 2 properties
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Very good - based on 30 reviews
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English first
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

We stayed at Iki Honu for 6 days while celebrating my wife's birthday in Hawaii. It had everything we could have wanted! We especially enjoyed relaxing on the lanai after snorkeling. The tidepools are across the street and can be accessed by a short walk. They have snorkeling gear and bicycles for guest use. We didn't use the BBQ, but...

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Kevin R
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Lady and I enjoyed the place and tide pools! we thought it was a perfect location for the volcano! Bikes were great too.

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Reviewed 13 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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We found this place on vrvo.com and booked for 2 nights. It is a single home located across the Kapoho tide pools. It has its own charm and lots of potential. It is a studio with a queen bed, one bathroom and fully equipped kitchen. There is no A/C, only ceiling fans. There is a hot tub and BBQ grill...

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This guest stayed only 2 nights, so Damaged Waiver Insurance of $49 and one time cleaning fee of $95 seemed high. I charged $130 per night for 2-6 nights and discount to $120 per night for 7 nights or more. The cost per night would average better the longer you stay. I have 2 ceiling fans inside the house. All...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No events or party allowed.
Smoking is permitted outside the house.
    1 Shower
    1 King
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  • Administrative fee: $63 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee: $122 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Located in the Hilo District on the Big Island of Hawaii (approximately 25 miles to Hilo; eight miles to Pahoa). The house is in 'Vacationland Subdivision' in Kapoho with the famous Marine Reserve. You just walk across the street for about 5 minutes to enter the warm tide-pool. You can park your car in front of the gate. We are about an hour away from the Volcano National Park.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Hilo Airport: 40.0 km
Please stop at several grocery stores in Hilo when you come out of the airport. The choices and prices are much better in Hilo. The closest town to my house is Pahoa about 8 miles away. Pahoa has 'Malama Market' and Long Drug Store.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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