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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise.

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Aloha and welcome to Mika Mizu, our romantic Waterfall Cottage. Here you will experience a unique and memorable Hawaiian vacation. Mika Mizu is a spacious yet cozy one- bedroom cottage, all on one level, no steps! This beautiful cottage is located in a soothing and natural setting with waterfalls and abundant flora and fauna. It is less than one mile to historic downtown Hilo, yet you feel far removed.

Mika Mizu was designed for 2 guests, but will comfortably accommodate 3. The cottage is stocked with amenities such as spices and cooking staples in an efficiency kitchen with a full size refrigerator, a built-in 2-burner stovetop, a microwave/convection oven, a toaster and a gas BBQ grill for outdoor cooking. Also provided are both high speed WiFi and cable TV. It has been tastefully furnished in a casually elegant Island style, creating a very congenial ambiance for your comfort and enjoyment. You will be amazed at this wonderful vacation find. (Please note: Mika Mizu is not appropriate for children under 6 years)

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Property Manager
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2018

About Sara/Jamie

We met in Hawaii, fell in love in Hawaii....and the rest is history. Now we get to share our good fortune with guests from around the world.

Why Sara/Jamie chose Hilo

We are happy to have this wonderful cottage in Hawaii, and we love the Big Island, its many sights and its friendly people. Hilo gives one the chance to get a feel of the real Hawaii. The Farmers Market in town is a profusion of color from the many exotic flowers, fruits, and native crafts. One comes away with one comes away with a special feeling after exploring this unique area.

What makes this house unique

Great price for a beautifully furnished, comfortable and spacious cottage, located right in Hilo. Easy to get to many of the Big Island sights, lots to do and see.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We very much enjoyed staying at the cottage, it was very comfortable and the sound of the frogs plus the rain on the roof was fantastic!

Oct 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Hilo in the Island of Hawaiʻi

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • river
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Additional Dressing Area with Sink and Bathroom Storage
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There is a double sofa sleeper in the living room. Maximum of 3 guests.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Not Suitable for Children under 6 -- Minimum Age Limit for Renters 25


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Waterfall Cottage - Mika Mizu - Tree Top Paradise.
average rating of 4.888889 based on 224 reviews
Waller, Texas

Fantastic Cottage Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I know this is a little late, came back from our beautiful vacation at the Mika Mizu during Thanksgiving 2017, to a mess at the office. But things are back on track and I did want to make a few comments of the cottage. My first impression was not good, there was no lights on when I showed up and it is really dark in this part of the city especially with the gate that blocks the car lights. Also took us some time to figure out where the lights were, but we managed and were able to get on track. The cottage was comfortably designed and well laid out, we needed nothing to purchase to make our stay comfortable. The cool breeze and fans made the home actually a little chilly, good air flow. Also I hear a lot about the frogs, they only chirps from dusk to about 10:00-pm, but with us living in the country it was nothing more than having crickets chirping out side. There is always something not the same as were we come from, but this cottage was a beautiful and perfect place for my wife and I to spend a week on the Big Island. I would defiantly recommend this place for couples.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Point, OR

Lovely Hawaiian getaway,

  • 5 of 5

This property does not disappoint. The space is as described, a very comfortable layout with lovely Asian appointments (mostly) throughout. Kitchen was perfectly adequate. We enjoyed the bathroom details, with vanity in one section and shower in the other. The zen feel of the 2 platform rockers is a nice touch. The deck had a great view, although not of the waterfall itself, but rather of lush vegetation descending to the waterfall. We did enjoy the waterfall: very dramatic! The one flaw is the couch, whose center spring poked up so much it was difficult to sit on. All in all, a very pleasant space and we want to return.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA

Rainfall cottage is perfect for two

  • 5 of 5

Our fourth visit to Mika Mizu. Everything we need is provided. Extremely clean and comfortable. Beautifully decorated

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paris, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Belize, Rome and on and on

Beautiful and serene property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed mid Jan through mid Feb 2018. During this time we experienced monsoon rains and The Big Mistake ie the false incoming missile alert. Without a doubt, had we not been living in such a magical place, the only thing standing out in our memory would have been those two instances. Instead we felt that there was no better place to say adieu to the world and watch it go from the beautiful balcony in the trees under the pouring rain. Mika Mitzu has everything you need. From the well appointed kitchen, towels and linen, books, dvds and even playing cards. Snorkel gear and beach chairs are available as well. Just when you wished you had rubber gloves to peel your turmeric, open a drawer and there they are!

The space is beautifully and tastefully decorated in a fung shuai zen way. A lovely Hawaiian vase of flowers welcomed us as well as a bottle of bubbly in the fridge. It was quite the experience to take a shower in the indoor/outdoor bathroom while watching the rain fall! I looked forward to it each day! We decided to ditch the rental car during the first two weeks of our stay. It is only a half a mile to town downhill. Just remember that you have to get back up! ;).

I highly recommend this beautiful cottage up the hill and we hope to come back one day.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great getaway amidst the beautiful rainforest!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing time here! It was so nice to relax on the amazing balcony, listening to all of the nature sounds. The waterfall pool was so nice to have on a hot day! Great property!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego

Liked everything

  • 5 of 5

Convenient location, comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Try swimming in our pond and up to and under the beautiful waterfall. An experience to remember.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Hilo, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 26 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Christmas-New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2019
6 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £85.62

Mika Mizu is a unique and wonderful home in a fantastic location!
The time you spend here will be special and memorable. Mika Mizu is truly a tree top paradise!
Minimum night stay is 3 nights, unless only 2 nights are available. All other stays require a 3 night minimum. Mahalo.
Not suitable for children under 6 years old.
Children are included in the guest count.
14.419% Hawaii State taxes additional - Tax ID #166-523-9040-01
Merrie Monarch flat rate - maximum total of 3 guests
If Mika Mizu and Mika Taki are rented together during Merrie Monarch, the rate would be $4,000 + Taxes for both houses. Total Cleaning fee of $450 for both.

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