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A Little Piece of Mind

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

C's Kula Kai Hale offers you the privacy of your own home on the Big Island!

A quiet, private cedar cottage; cozy and quaint is located in rural Ka`u on the Big Island, Hawai`i. You will find all the amenities of home here including satellite TV, DVD's and high speed internet. The house is very clean with a personal touch which makes it even more appealing. A motorized reclining sofa and a queen bed provide comfortable rest.

This 3 acre parcel is nicely landscaped and well kept. The panoramic ocean view from this property includes South Point, Ka Lae, the southernmost point in the United States. Spectacular sunrises and beautiful sunsets enhance this peaceful property. As well as colorful rainbows! Plus... you can enjoy an amazing night sky and stargazing!

White and Black sand beaches are within a 20 minute drive. Taking a hike from South Point you can visit Green Sands Beach. You can also hike and enjoy Manuka State Park or a subsidy of Volcano National Park, both are 10 minutes away.

Shopping, restaurants, post office, and gas stations are nearby. It's the perfect place to kick back, relax, and enjoy island living without getting caught up in the daily hustle and bustle of life!

Elevation is 1,080 feet.

More Details

Cindy Schrader
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Ocean View in the Ka'u

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 14:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Dogs that are certified through an accredited society to aid a disabled person are allowed. There is a refundable fee. The owner is a licensed massage therapist and has been in practice for 21 years. There is a 15% discount for guests and to fully appreciate the relaxation from your massage, you will be accommodated right here in the comfort of your own space.


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(21 traveller reviews)

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A Little Piece of Mind
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
puget sound

Wonderfully private and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Cindy and her husband have a wonderful place. Cindy was very helpful and informative and also gave a great massage for my wife and I. The place is quiet, private, away from the crowds, well kept and well stocked with everything you need. Great kitchen. You can also have the luxury of nude sunbathing because of the wonderful privacy. We would like to book this place again Jerry and Tina Feb. 2018

  • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at "A Little Piece of Mind" was wonderful. The house was very neat and clean with some everyday supplies to get you started. Just Imagine waking up every morning and being able to look at the ocean while you brush your teeth and get ready for the day. We were lucky enough not to have any brownouts our whole stay. So I don't even know if they happen very often. We never had any problems with the internet or phone service either. The washer and dryer looked new and worked great with a clothesline if you prefer. I loved spending time in the area in the picture. I could look out at the ocean and read my book sunburn free. There was dish TV with premium channels for down days, but no HDMI hook up on the TV for you gamers. I never cooked with a gas stove before, but after learning I want one. There are a couple beach towels provided and some cloth shopping bags, very useful, they are working toward a no throwaway bag island. Cindy the owner gave us a lot of great tips on things to do, places to eat and different locations of things. She was very friendly and relaxed. I recommend going to the Kula Kai Caverns first, even if you just take the short tour, it's not far in the cave, so it's not scary at all. It will help you plan the rest of your stay. The guide, Gary, is very informative and likes to talk so don't believe the 1 hour part. There are 3 shopping strips close by 1 with and L & L, which I heard a local say was the better one, a grocery store, which I think is the better of the 2 in the area, a gas station and a small strip mall with a really cute shop that sells local products, plus. On saturday there's a farmers market that sets up behind this section too. The 2nd strip has the cheapest gas on the island, the best breakfast shop, a pizza joint, we thought was the better of the 2, another grocery store and a post office, plus. The 3rd is back around the corner from the 2nd one with and ACE hardware, chiropractor and massage business, a salon, an other pizza place and a convenience store where you can get a coffee, plus. Just 20 minutes away toward Hilo is the Punalu'u Bake Shop and across the way is Hana Hou Restaurant, so good! They have a farmers market and other shopping too. The Black sands and the Green sands Beaches are both nearby, but if you go the Green sands you need a 4 wheel drive unless you want to hike in 3 miles. There were some locals giving ride out and back, but I don't know if they were charging. Have fun! Aloha :) !

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was delighted to hear that the house, accommodations, and location were pleasing and sufficient to meet your needs. Oh my, no there is not a HDMI hook up on the TV! Although, I am planning to upgrade the TV and I will have to inquire about that. I am truly blessed to meet such wonderful people like Kaisha and her husband. Thank you so much for taking such good care of my little hale (house)! It would be great to see you again! Aloha, Cindy
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Virginia Beach

If you are looking for a quite, restful place, stay here!

  • 5 of 5

We needed deep rest and quiet from our busy lives pastoring a church, being parents and grandparents ,etc. It is so quiet here it takes a little getting used to it from a busy life in Virginia. Lot's of room, a real cottage, nicely decorated like someone actually lives here. No hotel room feeling. Great price and all the amenities ( TV, internet speed is good) except A/C which is generally not needed ( in July when we stayed here) due to the great breeze coming through many windows. Ocean view from 1000'! Lava Tube caves to explore three blocks away ( by a company with guide). In fact, the land here is surrounding with lava of different colors and shapes, making it one of the most unique landscapes I have ever seen anywhere in the world.

Shopping restaurants, gas stations--all close by. People very friendly. One hour to Kona ( very dry and desert-like) and two hours to rain-forest Hilo by car. One hour to Volcano national Park. Three hours to Mauna Kea Observatory. Some extraordinary ocean scenes on side roads (Rt 130/137) going to Hilo and on side-road to Botanical Garden north of Hilo! Don't miss South Point Road. Wonderful views, bracing winds ( with electric generating windmills). Snorkel on Kona side. See tropical Hawaii on Hilo side. We are sort of in the middle so it makes travel to both sides of the island easier and faster.

Cindy, our hostess is very attentive to details and quick to respond. We had no problems to call her about but she kept in touch well. If we come back to Hawaii ( 5000 miles!), we would definitely consider staying here again. This was a special trip of a lifetime for us. We celebrated our 70th birthdays and 48 years of marriage. Had to come to Hawaii at least once before we really got old! :)

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob, Mahalo for your kind review! I certainly enjoyed our lunch together and greatly appreciate how well you kept my cottage. It's good to know that you enjoyed yourself! I hope you continue to carry on with all the wonderful work that you do. It would be wonderful to see you both again! God Bless, Aloha, Cindy
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Close to it all, yet out of the bustle of town

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were seeking adventure and solitude with our visit to the Big Island. Our stay in this cozy home definitely fit the bill for a rejuvenation vacation. With a reasonable drive in either direction you can enjoy all the island has to offer. The property was beautifully splashed with native flowers and foliage with personal welcoming touches inside as well. We immensely enjoyed the peace of our escape in this lovely little home and watching the sunset over the ocean each night.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot, wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

Well kept, well equipped property

Very comfortable

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property is beautiful. It is very well maintained inside and out.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were delighted with our stay. The owner supplied the cabin with top quality linens, towels, dishes, pots and pans. We felt right at home. We loved the decor. We also enjoyed the privacy and the quiet area that is a gated community. We are used to driving as we live in the country so for us the location was ideal being very close to the half way point between Hilo and Kona. If you don't mind driving and you like privacy in a picture perfect cabin then this is as good as it gets. We highly recommend this place and would return for another stay in the future. The owners are very easy to work with and very pleasant although we only met the wife. She is a delight.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great to hear that Kula Kai was such a good fit for you and your husband. I enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you in the future. Meanwhile, I will strive to maintain a high quality of satisfaction for my guests. A hui hou (until we meet again), Cindy
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Nearest Airport
130 Miles
Kona, Hawaii
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Mehe's Restaurant
Nearest Golf
24.8 Miles
Punalu`u Black Sands Beach Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Mehe's, Coffee Grinds & Ocean View Pizzaria
Nearest Beach
17 Miles
Honomalino Bay or Whittington Beach Park
Car: necessary

Ka Lae also called South Point is the southern most point in the United States. According to historians, the first Hawaiians may have landed near here from the Marquesas as they arrived in their ocean going canoes. Several ancient Hawaiian sites are located nearby.

During the winter months, one of the most spectacular sites from the point is the magnificent humpback whale. The Hawaiian Islands comprise the most significant breeding grounds for humpback whales in the entire North Pacific. What a delightful sight it is to watch them with their young calves. You can enjoy these friendly and energetic creatures display activities like tail slaps, fin waves, and breaching. When a humpback whale breathes, air rushes out of the blowhole at nearly 300 miles per hour and can be seen from a great distance.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.89
Damage Deposit £49.6

This property is perfect for a single adult or a couple. Cable TV and Internet are available. Unfortunately, the only animals allowed are dogs that are specifically trained to assist disabled persons and the animal is certified through a recognized organization. The fee for a dog assisting a disabled person is $200.00 and may be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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