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Vacation Home on the Beach in Kailua Kona

View of cottage from the Beach
5.0 of 5 bubbles
21 reviews
View of cottage from the Beach
Evening from the Balcony at the Zen Cottage
One of 3 bedrooms at the Seaside Zen Cottage
The lanai at the Seaside Zen Cottage
Rest on the lawn in front of the Zen Cottage
The Cottage living room - afternoon light
Endangered Green Sea Turtles in our Lagoon
Sunset - the end of another perfect day at the Kona Beach House
View of Cottage as seen from Plantation House
How the Cottage is situated on the lot
Cottage and the lagoon beach
The bedrooms are upstairs
Every night is beautiful.  Every night is special.
Southern Bedroom looking Mauka
Kids love the lagoon
Kids are fascinated by the turtles & fish in the lagoon
Yes you can surf in Kona
Peace comes to you in Kona
Memories are made every day
A great place for a wedding
The point is a perfect place for a wedding
Plantation Manger's Beach House as seen from the beach
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Seaside Zen Cottage
Located on the makai (ocean) side of Alii Drive, 2.5 miles from Kailua-Kona, this three bedroom, three bathroom cedar home was once a school teacher's house in Hilo. It was dismantled and reassembled at the beach in the 1930's.

In keeping with the Hawaiian spirit of Aloha, we invite you to experience the unhurried, old-style Hawai'i and to regard your time with us as you would a stay as a guest in our home. Picnic on the promontory and enjoy the evanescent beauty of the Kona Coast. Lie on one of our three beaches. Rest and relax alone or with friends and family. Just a few steps across the lawn is the sheltered lagoon that offers a safe playground for children (or adults!) to swim and snorkel and a peaceful place to float with the honu (the endangered green sea turtles). Breakfast on th...
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About the Owner, Valerie O
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 72 days ago
Listed since : May 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 21 reviews and 1 property
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Centralia, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 for a stay in October 2015

Stayed in the Zen cottage with my husband, brother and sister-in-law and my Mom. What a wonderful trip we all had! The plantation style house was so amazing. The cottage was very clean and comfortable with three bedrooms and three nice sized bathrooms. We never felt cramped or crowded. Most of our waking hours were spent outside enjoying the beautiful...

Management response:

Just saw this review - thank you, Karen. We loved having you and your family in the Seaside Zen Cottage and would love to have you back any time! Hope we can count on that happening some day. Aloha, Valerie


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Scott F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015 for a stay in January 2015

We booked both the Zen Cottage as well as the Plantation Manager's House and both properties were simply fantastic. Valerie, who handled the bookings was always on time and professional in my dealings with her and Tina, who manages the properties was the perfect combination of an informative hostess, but one who gives her guests all the space they desire-never...

Management response:

We are delighted that you appreciated our homes and feel about them the way we do! I'm sorry that we can't do anything about your one complaint....it is a complaint that we love to receive and we'd love to have you back ANY TIME! And thank you.


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Albany, New York
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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  • Cleaning - minimum fee: £234 / stay - Fee
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Additional charges: Cleaning fee minimum $300 and Hawai'i taxes of 12.4%
Surcharge of $300 per guest when occupancy exceeds 6 guests.
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