|Minimum Stay||5 - 7 nights|
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Welcome to our Charming 1 acre Property with cottage . If you love the country and privacy, Kapahi is for you, complete with down home hospitality.
We're minutes away from Gorgeous Beaches, quaint Kapa'a town and sweet Mom and Pop boutiques of all kinds. We are half way between the North and South shores making trips easy. Your Sweet Private Cottage has all the makings of old Hawaii.
The entryway has been stamped with local ferns and palms. Around the corner is your private custom lanai, complete with hot outdoor shower, jetted tub, teak table and chairs, lounge chair and outdoor gas barbecue on beautiful farm raised ipe wood decking.
We do as the Hawaiian's do and leave our shoes in a little cubby outside by the door. It is a wonderful custom, both respectful of the home and helps to keep the outside where it belongs. Come relax, in your home away from home.
This lovely custom home has bamboo floors through out. The kitchen has bamboo, cabinetry, counters and a pantry filled with complementary items and all the gourmet needs for fine cooking. An antique table seats 4. A plantation style sofa bed makes for a comfortable living space along with a matching bamboo chair, ottoman, Flat screen TV & Board Games.
Your bedroom has a queen size bed, teak armoire, love seat, night stand, dresser and lovely local Hawaiian art work.
Your bathroom shower has a river rock floor & imported green slate walls. The early morning sun bathes the slate in gorgeous warm colors.
For your pleasure and relaxation, a massage table is available.
Off the kitchen, you'll find a shared Energy Star front loading washer & dryer, using only natural suds that are provided for your use ~~
We have made every effort for our home to be ~~GREEN!!!~~ When building we used NO VOC paints & renewable bamboo flooring throughout. We used diatomaceous earth under the floor boards to help control pests. Only natural cleaning products are used to clean our home and these are available for your use. They include natural & scent free laundry soap, dish washing liquid, organic cleaners, made on Kauai hand soap & natural toilet paper. Your table is set to use cloth napkins with bamboo place mats. Your bed linens are 100% organic as well as your bath towels. We provide these for your safety, as well as our planet. Our organic fruit trees and vegetable garden can be used during your stay when available. We recycle, compost and offer clean delicious filtered water from our Whole House Purifier.
This is a fragrance and smoke free home. Natural botanicals are fine. Please be sure to have your items completely free of these substances before your arrival.
You will love the many organic fruit trees including: coconut, avocado, sour sop, lime, papaya's, banana, surinam cherry, mango, orange, lemon,mt apple & noni, depending upon season. A hammock is available farther down the rolling lawn under 2 shady mango trees, where you can listen to the song of the river and waterfall, below the property. For the adventurous there is access to this beautiful secluded waterfall nestled between state land, where you can take the plunge into its remote pool. Numerous hiking trails nearby off our country roads that lead to more private pools & waterfalls.
*Please note* Living in the country, you may come into contact with mosquitoes and ants. We have a mosquito net and organic spray that work for most people.
Ants are attracted to food left out, sugar and water. We use a safe way to keep them away as best as we can*
We have adult and children's bikes to explore nearby beaches and trails. Pack a picnic and you're off to see beautiful Kauai up close and personal !
Available for your use are Surf boards, Kayaks, Boogie Boards, Snorkel gear,Bikes,beach chairs, umbrellas, beach towels, Picnic supplies, badminton, croquet and LOTS more. We also have a fire pit, which is great for relaxing by the warmth of the fire & listening to the cricket serenade!
Tropical Weddings Available on our 1 acre property. Very Affordable !
Please ask for details and prices!
From start to finish, we can plan your wedding. Or DIY. . We have many items available to rent, such as a lovely bamboo wedding canopy, Simple, Vintage, Shabby Chic, Rustic, Classic & Elegant Decor for a beautiful wedding, just the way you want.
Many spas are nearby. Indulge yourself in a facial, Lomilomi or salt scrub massage, acupuncture or a yoga class on the beach ! We are surrounded by some of the greatest healers in the world ! Many therapists will even make house calls!
We have one precious golden retriever, 4 cats and a pet feral piggy . If you love dogs as we do, you are welcome to take our boy on a nearby hike . If you bring a stick or ball, you'll be friends for life!
To make a reservation at Hale Mala Pua, we ask for 50% of the total for your first payment with the balance due 90 days prior to arrival. The first payment includes a $200 (non-refundable) cancellation deposit (REFUNDS AFTER DEPARTURE FROM COTTAGE), a $59 Property damage protection fee that protects the property up to $1500 during your stay. In addition, 50% of the rental fee, cleaning fee and taxes will be due. The balance is due in full, 90 days prior to check in. Your cancellation deposit will be returned within 7 days after departure.. Rates based on 2 person occupancy. Add $10 per night/per person.
All rates are subject to a Hawaii Excise and Accommodations Tax
of 13.41%. (4.166% Hawaii Excise Tax AND (9.25% Hawaii transient accommodations tax).
The $200 cancellation deposit required to reserve Hale Mala Pua is non-refundable should you need to cancel for any reason. Cancellations made 90 days prior to check in date, will be refunded in full, less the $200 cancellation deposit. Cancellations made less than 60 days prior to arrival date will be refunded less the cancellation deposit, ONLY IF we are able to re-book at the same rate. Refunds will be returned if property was able to be booked for same days at same rate and will be refunded 7 days after new guest departs. The $59 Property damage protection fee will be returned as long as you haven't arrived here at Hale Mala Pua. This will be returned directly to you by the insurance company.
Mahalo for your interest in our sweet home away from home...
We know you'll bring back lots of great memories & will want to return again and again !
Keywords: Cottage, Homestay ,Non-Toxic, Country ,Private, Weddings ,Events,Organic,
Garden, Fruit Trees, Animals, Farm, Waterfall, Beaches, Mountains, Hiking, Yoga
Excerpts from a thank you card received,
Dear Holly & Rick,
I wanted to thank you so much for your hospitality. Your home and property are amazing. We had such a wonderful time. Should we find ourselves fortunate enough to visit again, we will definitely want to stay with you. We thoroughly enjoyed the fresh fruit and all the equipment in the sports shack! We were able to experience so many beautiful places while we were there. After all we had been through before our arrival, it was such a blessing to find time to heal in such an amazing place. May God bless and keep you well. The world would be a better place with more wonderful people like you. In love, D & M
We felt like we lived there on the island and had the best neighbors! It turns out those neighbors were our hosts, Holly and Rick. Holly met us in the driveway at night when we first arrived as if we were family. My husband and I were married the day before, so arriving to a candle lit cottage with fresh tropical fruit and beautiful island flowers, a wedding present on our amazing bed, and various adventure books and Holly's own compilation of places she recommended on the island, were already above and beyond our expectations for a 10 night stay. The use of all non toxic, natural bedding materials and even handmade soaps made every shower, every soak in the hot tub feel like an oasis. We wanted to start our lives in this same natural and non toxic manner, so being able to talk about and learn about simple healthy living was wonderful. Being an outdoors-man, my husband was worried about the location not being secluded enough, but you'd never know it having been there, sleeping with the windows open every night. Being in Kapa'a made venturing on the island very easy because it's actually centrally located for driving anywhere on the island. This area also had local festivities going on that allowed us to feel like a part of the local community. If you're adventurers, use what they provide in the sport shack! We were able to save money in those small ways that add up quickly too, like needing water bottles, ice packs, a cooler, and a mesh bag to carry our snorkel gear, which we just don't own and couldn't fit on the plane if we did, but it's a "necessity" and they have it all! They have everything you can probably think of needing and more, including mosquito repellent that works! Rick poured his heart into the construction of the energy efficient cottage and perfect lanai, and Holly into adding everything that makes you feel like you're at home on Kauai. You can eat out of the garden, swim under the hidden waterfall on their property, and spend time with their pets as much as you like. My husband is severely allergic to cats and had no negative reaction to them as they are outdoor cats that come and go. The two dogs are incredibly sweet, their pig a little ornery... and the horses nearby, great friends. It's a natural island with lots of secret treasures to discover. Staying at HALE MALA PUA allows you to EXPERIENCE IT ALL! Thank you Holly and Rick for welcoming us into your home away from home!
Not only is the description of this vacation rental accurate; also, all previous positive reviews are right: Holly and Rick really pay attention to every imaginable detail. Their house is just charming, and their garden really is like a paradise. Holly gave us very accurate directions to their house so we had no trouble at all finding it. She was awaiting us when we arrived, and candles were lit, just as described in previous reviews. Throughout our stay, they payed attention to even the smallest detail. And, more importantly, they made us feel welcome and at home. When Holly and Rick greeted us, we immediately felt as if we were meeting good friends. Overall, our stay in their house was just wonderful.
The house is equipped with everything you could possibly need and more. My wife and I were travelling with our two children. We had asked Holly about the available space before booking, and she turned out to be right that the house was just large enough for us and suited us well.
The house is located in a quiet area - no other tourists next door - which we enjoyed very much. The weather can be humid, it really feels like in the jungle (and yes, there are not only Rick and Holly's dog, cats and pig, but also mosquitoes to be felt, lizards to be seen, and roosters to be heared).
We are very glad that we booked with Holly and Rick. The only thing we regret is that our time with them was so short. So we can highly recommend this vacation rental.
Our stay at Hale Mala Pua was absolutely incredible. From the very moment we started inquiring about the property, our experience was wonderful. Holly was so gracious to answer all our questions (we had many as this was our first trip to Hawaii) and she greeted us like family when we arrived. I can really only reiterate what other reviewers have said about the cottage and property. The cottage and sports shack are very well stocked. Holly and Rick have thought of everything and then some. We took advantage of the fruit trees every morning for our breakfast and cooked many meals “at home” in the evening. The house is centrally located on the island so exploring both the north and south shores is easy traveling distance. If you have the opportunity, rent a jeep while you are there. It makes getting around back roads on the island easier and a lot of fun! As far as any ants and mosquitoes, the ants are hardly noticeable if you keep everything clean and the mosquitoes are no worse than anything in the Midwest on a normal summer’s eve. We just can’t say enough about the hospitality of both Holly and Rick. They are by far the most accommodating hosts we have ever had without ever being intrusive. Thanks so much Holly and Rick! We will be back!
Kelli and Renee
I forgot to add the sports shack has everything you need and more and is in very good condition and clean. The listing does not list everything that is included in the shack so you will find more than you think will be there. Holly and Rick definitely go above and beyond to make your stay complete and wonderful.
The Host are just as you would hope kind, polite and scrace but available if needed. Ms Holly's beautiful Soul shines Brightly. Thank YOU for the Aloha
From the moment my wife and I saw Holly & Rick's cottage, we knew it was where we would spend our honeymoon. We could not have picked a better place. She loved the cozy comfort, I loved the sport shack and all the equipment, we both loved the lanai with the tub and outdoor shower. Holly was the perfect host, everything we needed her to be. She was incredibly helpful when we needed her, and completely respectful of our privacy when we didn't. She knows an incredible amount about the island and through her recommendations we had some wonderful experiences that aren't in any travel books! The cottage is perfect for two, cozy and intimate and very comfortable. We had a hard time saying goodbye on our last day. It was so romantic, and the night of our arrival Holly had very thoughtfully prepared for our arrival with tea lights throughout the cottage casting a warm, welcoming glow. The next morning we toured the property with her and met all the wonderful animals, saw all the fruit we were welcome to eat, and the idyllic waterfall behind the property as well. Just book this spot - you won't regret it. We can't wait to go back.
If you're considering Kauai, I highly recommend it. It's laid back, beautiful, verdant and perfect for people like us who just want to get away from everything but still have wonderful nights out. We hiked, swam, shopped, and ate more than our fill. Kapaa is on the East side of the island, a sleepy little town with some good eats and really nice people. The north shore has great beaches and the south side has some good shopping and restaurants, but the east has our kind of relaxed vibe and is perfectly situated for trips to all sides of the island. Make sure you get a lomi lomi massage and go on the tube ride through the sugarcane plantation irrigation canals!
Tropical Weddings Available on our 1 acre property and anywhere else. Very Affordable !
Please ask for details and prices!
I can help you plan your wedding and have many items available, such as a lovely bamboo wedding canopy, Vintage, Shabby Chic, Rustic, Classic & Elegant Decor for a beautiful wedding, just the way you want.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
18 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest|
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest|
|Property Damage Protection||£45|
|Cancellation Fee *||£152|
|Cleaning Fee||£76 + Tax|
Rate based on 2 people. Add $10 per person per night.
Cancellation Policy:Cancellations made 90 days prior to check in date, will be refunded in full, less the $200 cancellation deposit. Cancellations made less than 60 days prior to arrival date will be refunded less the cancellation deposit, and ONLY IF we are able to re-book at the same rate. Due to last minute, we will have to advertise a lower rate. You would therefore will receive that amount for the dates rented for only and will be refunded 7 days after new guest departs. Cancellations made less than 30 days before arrival will will recieve no refund.