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Jo Mitchel's Beach House/Oceanfront Inlet-Swim With Turtles

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

One of the original beach houses In Kapoho Beach Lots, Jo Mitchel's is right on the water. You can't beat this location for easy access to the warm, calm inlet waters. You can relax in the lounge chairs or sit on the bench on the concrete landing, then just walk down the stairs right into the thermally heated fresh and salt water and swim and snorkel with the colorful fish and giant sea turtles that come right up in front of the property each day. Just a few blocks walk to the Champagne Pond where you can soak in the 80 - 90 degree water, too! The beach house is comfortable and relaxing - not fancy! But it has what you need to enjoy an old-fashioned Hawaiian tropical vacation. It's fully furnished with 2 bedrooms each with a comfortable queen bed plus 1 single bed in living room. Sleeps up to 5 people. Note: You walk through one bedroom to get to the the stairway to the master bedroom. It's well stocked with linens, towels, kitchen utensils, plus snorkel gear and boogie boards for water fun! You can fall asleep to the tropical breeze blowing through the windows of the master bedroom, and waves breaking a few feet away. Get away from the hustle and bustle and relax here! There's an indoor bathroom with a shower, or just a few steps away from the main house is a separate private bathroom with large shower. There's a covered old fashioned barbeque area with a picnic table on the lawn and tables under the covered lanai. There's Satellite TV provided. No internet to distract you here from your lovely vacation! (Note: AT&T cell works here). There's a laundry room with washer and dryer.


Property Manager
Jamie Deyden, Reservation Agent
Member since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Wind pulsing through the cabin as swimsuits twist on the clothesline. Waking up as if in clouds. Floating alongside Honu. Trying and tossing our first line. Snorkeling 3x a day - surrounded by unique colorful fish and hearing the distant clink of lava rocks shifting in the surge. Meeting Pele's work and seeing the local offerings to the Power. This place is so quiet and magical. "
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in the Kapoho in the Pahoa

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Master bathroom off upstairs master bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Separate outdoor bathroom with large shower, toilet and sink
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Indoor main bathroom with shower, toilet and sink
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Large upstairs master bedroom with views to the water.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed , Main floor bedroom. Note: walk through to other bedroom
  • There is also a single twin bed/couch in livingroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Jo Mitchel's Beach House/Oceanfront Inlet-Swim With Turtles
average rating of 4.428571 based on 15 reviews
5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Joe's. Its the beach cabin for us. My sister and sister in law joined us this year. They were asking about next year as soon as we left. There were more turtles than ever this year.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Randy, Mahalo for your kind review. We always look forward to you returning to this little hidden jewel of a home. Jamie P.S. It's my personal favorite spot too
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4

Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

This is an older place, very close to the water. Swimming in the lagoon is great - warm and protected. We had a good interaction with fish and turtles.

Inside, the kitchen is useful. New mattresses would be a big help. No internet, a plus or a minus depending on your point of view.

We very much enjoyed our stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Do it! This is the place you want.

  • 5 of 5

Amazing. Fantastic. Hawai'i at its finest. We will never stay anywhere else, ever. My family and I lost our hearts here.

The house is older as some have said, but it is in great condition, not disrepair. It is clearly cared for. Linens were clean, dishes were stocked, there were tons of water toys to play with, turtles and fish to see, great weather and a washer and dryer! Paradise. Cannot say a bad thing about this place. Loved it. Right from the beginning Jamie the awesome manager was a huge help with booking and info. A tip for anyone smart enough to rent this place: do not leave anything on the deck over night that you wish to be there the next day. The tide will wash it away! Best place in kapoho!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Few amenities-perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our third time here. Morning snorkel in the lagoon - fish, turtles eels. The kitchen is dated, but we cooked there every night but one without a problem. Great swimming steps from your back door is priceless.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A 9-Day Retreat in Hawaiin Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully situated beach cottage was truly a welcome retreat! Enclosed in a gated community, we felt safe and the quietness of the neighborhood was very much appreciated. How we looked forward to our morning snorkeling adventures right in our own back yard complete with docile seat turtles and friendly reef fish. Then it was off exploring the free zoo, enjoying a delicious lunch in town (Pahoa) at the Natural Food Market, hiking Volcano Park, horseback riding at Paniolo Ranch 3,000 ft. up in the grasslands and visiting the breathtaking waterfalls outside of Hilo. Exploring the coffee plantations in Kona Town was informative and enjoyable as well.

Don't forget the crafters market and Produce Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays right in downtown Hilo near the water.

Jo Mitchell's Beach House was accurately described. A super kitchen, tons of towels and snorkel gear, a full-sized washer and dryer and even satellite TV! There was a nice fan in the upstairs bedroom which was very welcome. Thank you Jo and Art for caring about us and Grace! We will tell everyone about our stay- Blessings to you and future guests.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Great location but needs some updates

  • 3 of 5

We had a really good time on this leg of our trip. We love the Puna district and the location of this house is great. A turtle greeted us on two of three mornings and the snorkeling and even fish viewing from the bank was literally like living in an aquarium.

We tend to agree with other reviewers that stated the house needs some updates. Yes it's an old house exposed to lots of salt air, but the fridge and stove were so rusty that it made the kitchen feel unsanitary. Linoleum was torn in the living room and much of the furniture was more worn than some garage sale pieces I had in college. On the plus side the upstairs master bed was very comfortable and we slept very well, so it was very livable once we got adjusted to the condition.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Hilo International Airport
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Pahoa
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Volcano Golf Course or Hilo
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hiway 137
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Pahoa
Car: necessary

Located in a rural setting with lots of beautiful scenery on the easterly coast of the Pacific Ocean and Kapoho Bay. Only about 30 miles to the Volcano National Park and about 15 minutes to the lava flow viewing site (as Pele permits). A few blocks to Champagne Pond and a few miles to the public hot ponds. Just a mile to the Waiopae tidepools for great snorkeling. Close to Lava Tree Park.

Note: As of 10/2014, there is a lava flow slowly advancing towards Pahoa. This could be a once in a lifetime chance to witness a change in the Hawaii landscape, if the lava advances into the town. There is a possibility that the highway 130 could be covered by the lava. The County has already built several alternate contingency routes - good gravel roads for travel to and from the Puna area, if needed. The car rental companies will allow rental cars to use these roads.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in the Kapoho, 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
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
From
£122
£919
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£552
for 3 nights
From
£149
£1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
From
£122
£919
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£552
for 3 nights
From
£149
£1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
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3 night minimum stay
£552
for 3 nights
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£149
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £92 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

A one week minimum for Christmas - New Years. 4 night minimum on holiday weekends (4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, etc.) Higher rates apply for holidays. $5.00 per day for extra daytime guests. Sorry, no parties or events here!

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