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"LAST MINUTE SPECIAL" 4 guests for the price of 2!! for September/October

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 111 m²
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.5 bath (Sleeps 4-6)

"Volcano Hale Mauka" COME SEE THE LAVA!!

Is your own private (non-smoking) Hawaiian Plantation style rain forest cottage nestled within the giant Ohia and ancient Hapu'u fern trees. Beautiful 10 foot cedar tongue and groove ceilings through-out the cottage. Large windows in every room allow for beautiful rainforest views. Sit outside with a cup of Kona coffee on our beautiful lanai and listen to song birds welcome you here. This house is located 1.5 miles from the famous Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. You are a step away from the many wonders it has to offer. View Lava flowing into the sea! A chance in a life time! Hike through the calderas and explore lava tubes and so much more.

Take our Kayaks to Hilo bay and explore coconut island. There is a nice golf course within 5 miles from the cottage. No need for golf clubs, Hale Mauka has a set. The bicycles here are yours to ride through the neighborhood and to the nearby Volcano village. We have two adult bike cruisers and two young children's bikes. Volcano Village is an artist community and there are art galleries to explore. On Sunday, the Farmers Market near the cottage is a fun place to check out. You can pick up fresh grown veggies for your stay. The town of Hilo has a wonderful "Must see Farmers Market" on Saturdays.

You will love cooking in this fully equipped kitchen! The cottage is set up on a whole house water filter system.

There are restaurants in the Village that offer everything from fine dining to cafe's with local fish and chips or a great hamburger. Eagles Lighthouse Cafe offers great sandwiches with homemade breads. In the National Park "Volcano House" offers tables with views of the caldera of Kilauea below. (make a reservation early for that window seating)

Hale Mauka has it all! masks and snorkels, fins and boggie boards to use to see the wonders of life under the sea. Richardson beach in Hilo has a great beach for laying around on the sand and swimming with turtles. The famous Black Sands Beach is only 20 minutes away from Hale Mauka where 9 out of 10 times you will see turtles. You might want to drive to the top of Mauna Kea (4-wheel drive required) to an elevation of almost 14,000 feet or check out Mauna Loa. They both have observatories, what a view! We are centrally located to see it all!!

Come home to soak and relax with a glass of wine in the 100 gallon Japanese style soaking tub while gazing out into your own private Rainforest. This bathroom offers a separate shower also.

Did I mention, A king size Tempur-Pedic mattress that will lull you away for the best sleep ever.

There is so much to do on the Big Island! Your stay here at "Volcano Hale Mauka" has it all for a wonderful adventure on the Big Island.

It's your own private cottage in the rain forest! We give you the privacy you deserve but we are always available to help and answer your questions. Come to Volcano Hale Mauka and ENJOY!! Everything in and at Hale Mauka is top of the line..

Keywords: Beautiful Cottage / House

More Details

Owner
Diana Varney
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Diana Varney

In 2004 we retired and moved to Hawaii to build our dream cottage. We found this amazing property in the rainforest, in the town of Volcano. We created a private drive into the property so that we could build our cottage right in the middle of the huge fern trees. This is the only dwelling on this property and is very private. You can not see any other homes from the inside of the house or sitting out on the lanai. When we were building and creating Hale Mauka we focused on every detail. We made sure the deep soaking tub had a huge window for that rainforest view. The bedrooms have large windows to bring in the beauty of the rainforest. Hale Mauka was built with love and creativity. We love sharing our second home with guest from around the world! We Welcome you to our Hale Mauka.. We hope you enjoy our Hale as we do.. We are now building a second home in South Kona, so we are just moments away if you need help with anything.

Diana Varney purchased this house in 2004

Why Diana Varney chose Puna District

It is Enchanting, amazing and peaceful and romantic and close to everything on the Big Island. It has everything you will need.

What makes this house unique

The National Park is so close you can visit anytime you want! Cooking your own meals at home and having kayaks and bikes and snorkel gear you don't have to rent. It's all at your fingertips. We have it all!!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Volcano, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 111 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • soap
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • thermos flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , This has a 100 gallon soaking tub for 2 and seperate shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 2nd bathroom is sink and toilet and mirror and counter top
  • Our second bathroom is in the laundry area.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1. King size bed is A Tempur-Pedic Mattress will give you the best sleep ever! quality bed sheets and pillows. 2. Queen size Bed is A pillow top mattress for comfort, with quality bedsheets and pillows. 3. Double Bed Hale Mauka has a queen blow up mattress and 2 twin size futons. 4. The dining area can be used as a third sleeping area. private with sliding door and curtains. These futons are the kind you lay on the floor. 5. Baby Cribs, We have a pack and play playpen and highchair
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our kitchen is what you need to cook any wonderful meal that you might desire! Plus we have a few spices and some condiments and more. We have toilet paper and shampoos and conditioner and bath soaps and so much more! There is just too much to mention. If you need something, you will probably find it at Hale Mauka. Boogie boards, Kayaks, snorkel gear, adult and children's bikes, golf clubs, etc. etc etc.

Reviews

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5

Pictures Don''t Do It Justice

  • 5 of 5

One word for this home is LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!! Such a great house in a perfect location to visit Volcanoes National Park. The house was clean, felt safe and had detailed instructions on how to use everything in the home. It truly felt like a home away from home. Great living area and kitchen, comfortable beds and great outside areas. The dining patio is such a great place to enjoy a bite. We were able to easily visit the park, find something reasonable to eat and visit some of the communities events (Sunday Farmers Market is a MUST DO!). If you are even considering a stay in Volcano, this is the place for you. Just for reference we drove Kailua Kona to South Point to Volcano. Stayed here two nights and then drove Hilo (waterfalls) north back to Kona. Lots of cool suggestions of stuff to do in the guest book. You won''t be sorry if you stay here!! AL🌺�HA!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us! Hope to see you again. Aloha Diana and Rob
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5

Beautiful, relaxing, had everything we could need.

  • 5 of 5

Very welcoming home. Comfortable bed, furniture, great kitchen. Lush beautiful landscaping giving much privacy.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 4 days at Diana's home in Volcano. Our experience couldn't have been better! The home is quiet, clean, beautiful and well stocked. It is nestled in a beautiful forest of tree ferns and flowering trees. Comfortable beds and well furnished. A romantic retreat for our 25th anniversary. Mahalo Diana!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you stay with us! Please come back again!! Mahalo!!
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5

Beautiful house and grounds

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed one night (one of the few houses that allows this), but found the house very well appointed and the grounds very peaceful. Its a short way from "downtown" volcano.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us! Hope to see you again Diana and Rob
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5

Excellent Property - Excellent Stay

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, thank you, thank you! We had a fabulous time in Volcano and staying at Hale Mauka. We stayed for 3 nights and used the hale as a base to visit Volcano National Park and the surrounding areas. It was fabulous. Diana was very responsive leading up to our trip, and when we arrived, we found the place spotless and feeling like home. The Varney's had all the amenities you would need, like shampoos and soaps, etc., so we could focus on our vacation and not have to worry about finding these items at a local store. While there, we explored the park, went to the Green Sand Beach (a must if you visit), and also the Black Sand Beach. The house comes "fully stocked" with all the beach items you need - snorkels, masks, etc - but we did not use them (yet it was nice knowing we could!) The highlight of our stay was going to Kalapana where we hiked at dusk the lava fields for over an hour to find flowing lava. Nature at it's best! Absolutely amazing. My 9 year old even managed it. :) Coming back late to a very welcoming home was the perfect ending to an amazing day of exploring. So thank you to the Varney's for letting us stay in your home. We hope to visit again soon! Mahalo!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us! Hope to see you again in the future
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5

Hospitality +

  • 5 of 5

Diana's beautiful home is conveniently located just a few miles from Volcano National Park, allowing us to fit in lots of hiking and exploring! She has everything you may need but couldn't fit in your car or luggage! Thank you so much Diana! We hope to return someday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa for staying with us! We would love to have you back again. Aloha Diana and Rob
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Hilo
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
volcano village and inside the National Park
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Volcano Country Club and Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
In the Village
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
punaluu' black sand beach
Car: necessary

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park offers free guided tours through the park and Lava tubes. There is so much to do and see in the National Park. We have two kayaks, and there is a great place in Hilo to Kayak. There is a beautiful Natural soothing Volcanically heated pool 35 minutes from Hale Mauka. Five minutes from the heated pool is a vast area of interconnected tide-pools for endless snorkeling possibilities. There are many Waterfalls in the Hilo area. Walk to view the Lava flowing into the sea. Volcano also has Birdwatching--There are 6+ restaurantes in Volcano, From Fine dining to Thai (which is also fine!!) The Park often has live Theater or Concerts, as well as weekly 'After Dark in the Park' talks. Sunday's we have our "renown" Farmer's Market. This Artist Community also offers presentations, workshops, and open studios's. Within 30-45 min there is swimming, fishing and a zoo, bike rentals, shopping, movie theaters, more museums, and wonderful beaches.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in the Volcano, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
A$185
A$1,215
A$3,838
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee A$95.95
Tax Rate 13.25%

If you are coming to stay at Hale Mauka within the next 60 days, ask about our last minute specials. Our Special right now is for September and October 2017 and are for two or more nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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