Bungalow is set on a unique 3 acre piece of land with amazing lava rock features
About Sandra Mayville
We bought our land here in 2011 and built a small house to live in and then the bungalow, for guests. We both love Hawaii and plan on being permanent residents here. We love plants and trees and have done lots of landscaping. We have planted fruit trees and vines, asparagus and arugula, koa trees, Monterey pines, palms of different kinds, orchids, bromeliads, cactus, roses and lots of hibiscus. Hibiscus is my favorite flower, and we live on Hibiscus Drive. Naturally, we had to name our place Hibiscus Bungalows. Besides loving Hawaii, we love to travel. So far, Asia and Europe, and looking forward to doing more exploring.
Sandra Mayville purchased this Bungalow in 2011
Why Sandra Mayville chose Ocean View
The setting here is so unique. We are located on the southwest flank of Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano. Don't worry, it isn't spewing anywhere around us at this time. The lava flow we live on is hundreds of years old. We have amazing dramatic lava rocks. They are like sculptures. The layered lava balls are fascinating chunks of geological history. This link will take you to a paper that will tell you all about it. http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/FACULTY/ROWLAND/pdfs/Pohue_Bay_flow.pdf Besides the layered lava balls, there is the sunrise, the sunset, the views and the beautiful fragrance of the passion flowers and plumeria.
What makes this Bungalow unique
Custom bathroom with tiled walk-in shower, seat, niches and glass block walls. Views of ocean and gardens from inside the shower, through jalousie windows. The vanity is a 7' long piece of avocado wood with a natural edge, from the Big Island. You'll feel like you're showering at an exclusive spa. There is a custom bar made out of local lychee wood, where you can relax and enjoy the view. On the lanai, where you see the gorgeous view of the coast starting at Southpoint, the exterior wall facing the ocean is faced with mango wood. All of the window sills inside are either mango or lychee wood. The décor is eclectic, combining tropical décor, stained glass wall sconces, and ceiling fans inside and out.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Children not allowed
Minimum age of primary renter:21
No animals allowed
100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Thank you Fred and Sandy. Loved the accommodations and appreciated you letting us use the beach chairs, cooler and snorkeling equipment. We swam with a pod of dolphins at the beach you recommended. Lots of fun.
Perfect place for a couple
My husband and I spent two nights in this beautiful little gem of a place. The most comfortable bed we've ever stayed in outside our home. The place was equipped with all the right stuff, so we were able to cook our meals and eat on the lanai, looking out on the expansive view. And the hot tub under the stars was perfect too. We will definitely be back!
beautiful, quiet and cozy
a great little private end to our days in Oahu and the big island. The owners were very helpful in directing us to the treasures of the big island. Loved all the windows and the ocean breeze. Would love to return.
Work stay feels like vacation
I really enjoyed my stay, the cottage is perfect for 1-2 people and very welcoming hosts Sandra and Fred make you feel at home while providing your privacy. The pacific view from the porch is ideal.
Gem of a property!!
If you are looking for a peaceful, beautiful, perfect place to stay that gives you easy access to both sides of the island, look no further. Hibiscus Cottage is the place. This place is as far different (in every positive way possible) from a hotel stay as you can get. Incredibly scenic and private bungalow that is absolutely perfect for two adults. Sandra and Fred are the consummate hosts/owners and they only increase the value and pleasantness of your stay. This is a place DEFINITELY worth looking into. Enjoy
This place was just perfect for us. The personal touches inside the house make it feel like home. Views of the ocean and the night sky are stellar. hosts are very friendly and have all the gear (snorkels, towels, cooler, beach chairs) you could want. Haven’t stopped smiling since we got back. Couldn’t be happier with our decision to stay here.