10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Pahoa, Hawaii - Updated 2022

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Pahoa features the land of the volcanoes, stretching from the summit of Kilauea in the east to the sea. Lava rocks and pathways, black sand beaches and several other natural wonders make up the Puna district and town of Pahoa, which lies on the island of Hawaii’s easternmost tip. Pahoa, embodying an old world hippie charm, shows off its streets with wooden boardwalks, surrounded by nature, and has a variety of shops and eateries, and is especially known for its Makuu Farmer’s Market that sells the local produce of the land, including fantastic roasted macadamia nuts. If you’re traveling to Pahoa, Hawaii, then listed below are 10 of the best Vrbo accommodations that you should consider. Scroll down to learn more.

1. Affordable rainforest retreat (from USD 89)

This two-bedroom house is only 25 minutes away from Hilo International Airport. Both biking and walking trails are available around the house, through the greenery. Several fruit trees such as papaya, avocado, banana and citrus, are present, from which you can pick and eat fresh fruits. The house features a private balcony (lanai), an outdoor shower and an outdoor gas barbecue grill, on top of the basic necessities. Experience free live Hawaiian music outdoors at the beach. Kehena Beach, Mackenzie State Park, Kalapana Village, and the Pahoa Town, with its 11 multinational restaurants and food stores, are must-visit attractions near the house.

Retiro de cinco estrellas en el bosque lluvioso asequible
159 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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the living room the bathroom and the bedrooms
The owners have thought of everything
It has everything one could want
The cottage was well equipped and very comfortable
the beds comfortable and all the amenities and supplies we could ask for were provided
It was clean and well appointed
The outdoor shower was so refreshing and the beds were so clean and comfortable
The yard was so tropical and beautul
The owner was very communicative and helpful
My only advice is that when the owner sends you the directions be sure to have them
We had a wonderful experience
We were not in four wheel drive and worried about our rental car
so we followed Google directions - bad choice
Loved the central location in the Puna District
There's a supermarket only about 5 minutes away and
Tropical plants provide a natural screen from neighbors and the place feels secluded and relaxing
The property is surrounded with lots of trees and plants
and we really enjoyed it
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2. Gorgeous garden residence (from USD 329)

The three-bedroom apartment is located in the Puna Coast of the Big Island, with a fully equipped kitchen and two bathrooms. There are geothermal warm pools where you can soak and enjoy the warm sun. The house has wooden floors and decorative embellishments from Bali. Enjoy the view of the ocean from the stone terrace and experience the beauty of palm, bamboo and orchid trees lined in the private botanical garden. Linens, comfortable beds, floral arrangements made from fresh flowers picked from the garden, are all available in this rental.

World Class Garden Residence
120 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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so the power did turn off due to the rainy days
The kitchen is well equipped even for preparing a complicated Christmas cake Comfy bedrooms and nice bathrooms
private and relaxing On our last nite
The kitchen is fully equipped for those who love to cook and we made most of our meals there and enjoyed cooking together in the accommodating space
I can't imagine feeling more comfortable and at home
The house was very well kept and basically had everything you would need
and we were NOT disappointed
Our host Mike was very helpful and friendly and always available if we had any questions
top quality furnitures and the manager is a wonderful person very helpful and available
We had the most magical of weeks at this beautiful home
He even gave us some great ideas of what to do around the island during our stay
We appreciate the kindness of Mike
Beach is very close too (10 minutes) and Volcano national park (45 minutes)
The surrounding area was quaint and peaceful
The main house is a design masterpiece:
just 5 minutes away a short trip to Volcano National Park downtown Hilo and more
The property is easily accessible to wonderful snorkeling swimming and yoga classes
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3. A three-bedroom house near the beach (from USD 165)

This is a beautiful house that you can rent for really cheap. There are three beds on one floor and the fourth bed is on the third floor. Basic amenities and toiletries are provided to the guests. It is only a few minutes away from the Kalpana Lava Fields, Pohoiki and Kehena Beach. Hawaiian jungles, rainforests, several other black beaches, Farmers Market, Space Community Arts Center, Keck Observatory and the Volcano National Park are a few spots to visit around here.

Bonita casa grande cerca de las playas de arena negra y campos de lava Kehena / Pohoiki.
65 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The kitchen is well stocked with cooking stuff and condiments
The only night it felt a little warm was when it was raining and the humidity was high
The only downside was no AC
So there was plenty of room to spread out
We watched TV because we don't have TV reception at home
Home is spacious and very comfortable and was very clean
The home was clean and tidy
He also provided us with tips for sightseeing
Well constructed nice lanai
the housekeeper was very helpful
not sure though liked the activity list on the fridge owner was nice and greeted us on arrival
Wa have been warmly welcomed by the owner who was airing for us
a tad far from east side island activities
maybe this is coinicidence and unrelated to the house?
It is located in a more remote area about 20 minutes from Pahoa
We also enjoyed the warm pool at Ahalanui Beach Park
we had good access to everything from this location
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4. Two-story home with ocean views (from USD 125)

This is a beautiful two-story, two-bedroom house, with rooms offering a mesmerizing view of the ocean. The kitchen is fully equipped. There is an outdoor barbecue dining, a covered balcony, mature fruit trees, from which you can pick and eat the relish. The wooden floors and the bamboo and wooden furniture add to the appeal of the apartment. Kehena Black Sand Beach is only 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) away. If you are lucky, you will find turtles and dolphins here.

Experimente Hawai en un jardín botánico de 3 acres
31 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

5. A luxury five-star house

This is a three-bedroom vacation home with a private pool. The house is found in a Hawaiian rainforest, surrounded by palm, bamboo, bromeliad and orchid flower gardens. MacKenzie Park, with its lava-laden regions, is a 15-minute drive along the ocean. Isaac Hale Park with its black sand beaches is also nearby. The bedroom suites have their own bathrooms. There is a separate master bathroom. The bedrooms overlook the pool, the greenery and the distant ocean. The East Side of the Big Island is one place a foodie should definitely visit. The house is a beauty in itself. It will be a treat to stay in it. Both the exterior and the interiors are too beautiful. Gorgeous warm lamp lights, a gourmet kitchen, wood furnishing, bamboo sliding doors and every other thing is a charmer.

Five star luxury home w/pool on 11 acre botanic garden-private hosted,caretaker
62 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
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Au milieu des cocotiers et un verger ou j'ai
I miss NOT having a TV in my room
I miss it greatly Fresh coconut water every morning from the trees special honey from the bees
The property is absolutely incredible and the grounds should be featured in a magazine
et oranges chaque matin se trouve ce coin de paradis au sud de l'ile tres bien situe pour pour explorer les meilleurs endroits de l'ile Parfaitement fidele aux photos
He really made our trip We also fell in love with his sweet dog Rufus and the house cat
We would love to have a glass of wine with the owner and learn more about their vision and how things came about
David and Robert are exceptional hosts and made us feel at home Local options include unique beaches
Pahoa Uncle Roberts was a really cool an unique experience that we hope to do again some day
We met Matt in Pahoa and followed him in (Matt's amazing btw )
We took advantage of some great local sights including Volcanoes National Park Kehena Beach and Pahoa town
It is very secluded and secure inside gated street
et le terrain et plus qu'impeccable est ou j'ai passe un
Coconut Island Kaleo's in Pahoa Uncle Robert's night market the town in Hilo and Richardson Ocean Park for snorkeling but ended up not staying too long
If you are looking for a quiet beautiful escape
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6. A comfortable rental in the rainforest

This is a new two-bedroom and two-bathroom flat that features a kitchen with granite counter top, a beautiful balcony with an open-air dining area, two queen beds, closets next to the bath area and dressers. You will live in absolute comfort here, with the apartment adorning all the basic amenities like a flat-screen TV, DVD and a fully equipped kitchen, with spices and condiments. Experience the beauty of the rainforest, along with the groves of tangerine, banana, lime, orange and more, while living in this peaceful home.

80 reviews
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Its shower with high windows makes it feel like you're almost outdoors
All the necessary toiletries were provided
A hen was sitting on eggs in the carport
It provided everything we needed
The home itself is clean and has everything you could ever need
The house was very clean and private
The house was clean and well stocked
Very comfortable and clean house in a lovely garden
House and garden were very clean and well equiped; also beachgear was available
Absolutely loved this house Home was exactly as described and had everything we needed
so we didn't have a chance to experience to property also really helped having a car port keeping us dry
The owner is friendly and easy to work with
Fans kept us cool at night
The welcome fruit bowl to the lovely well kept tropical gardens made us feel at home
The home is really nice
snorkeling and swimming House is located in a quiet neighborhood Would definitely stay here again
If one wants to visit Volcano it is about 40 minutes away and Hilo is about 20 minutes
Also many "gems" to visit nearby
The location was great for going to the Kapoho Tidepools and driving into Hilo
Well appointed home for a family or 2 couples located in a quiet neighborhood looking to explore the Puna Coast
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7. Apartment mimicking a Balinese resort

Enjoy a stunning view of the ocean from the huge balcony and the beautifully pruned backyard, which is the star of this place. The views are to die for, owing to both the interior and the exterior. The interior is decorated well and features wood furnishing, and it also has all the basic amenities needed for a comfortable and exciting stay, including a well-equipped kitchen. The cottage is on the Puna Beach Palisades, only a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the Kehena Black Sand Beach. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Uncle Robert’s Wednesday Night Market are nearby. Pahoa town, with its several restaurants and shops, is also quite close to this place.

Private ocean view retreat w/ big yard & covered lanai - walk to the beach!
47 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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The sleeping quarters furthest from the kitchen we found to be much more comfortable than the other bedroom (both the bed/mattress itself as well as the airflow)
The ability to open all of the doors and windows on the water-facing side to allow for amazing views and airflow was outstanding
It was so quiet and peaceful
The views the breezes
The house is infested with termites swarming the inside Some rooms unable to use Front door lock broken and can simply unscrew from the outside Internet not working Lawn full of weeds nearly kn...
so the 2 bedroom 2 bath was our main priority along with location
The only things missing were a dvd player and tissues - both of which we bought and left for future visitors
convenient Juan was extremely helpful and accommodating
We enjoyed the proximity to the black sands beach as well as being only about an hour from volcano national park
What a beautiful home for our family"s Hawaiian vacation
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
The Ahalanui Hot Pond is a picturesque 20 min drive away
Volcano National Park is also an easy drive
Nearby Pahoa town has some excellent restaurants
Was such a nice escape from tourist locations and perfect for peace and quiet
The house is an easy 40 min drive to Hilo Kehena Beach is literally a walk down the road
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8. House nestled in a forest

This is a one-bedroom apartment with every amenity required to live comfortably. It has a well-equipped kitchen to cook full-course meals, and a spacious living area. There is a TV for your entertainment, a washer/dryer, a hot tub, free internet, free parking and an outdoor grill. Basic items of household utility such as towels are provided. Cook luscious grass-fed beef on the grill while enjoying the beauty of the greenery around you. The Leilani Estates is only 2 miles (3.21 kilometers) from this place.

Very Cute And Clean Cottage Home, With Hot Tub And Forrest Views!
13-3444 Hapuu St
38 reviews
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Private one-bedroom cottage

private one-bedroom cottage
Source: www.vrbo.com

This is a one-bedroom house amidst the jungles and it forms a part of the Opihikao settlement. The Opihikao Church and the Kehena Black Sand beach is only a few miles away from this cottage. The balcony extending from the bedroom offers a gorgeous view of the tropical orchard with its fruit trees, from which the guests can pick and eat fruits. The cottage is powered with batteries and a back-up generator is situated far away. It also has an internet connection to facilitate work and entertainment. Pahoa town, with its restaurants and shops, is nearby. The ocean is a few steps away from the cottage.

Very Private Cottage near the sea located in a 9 acre tropical fruit Orchard.
Pahoa, HI, US
48 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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no cell service but great wi-fi
the whole house was beautifully decorated and clean
spacious for two comfortable and clean
the description and pictures are accurate the property was extremely clean well maintained and beautifully furnished
bill is a great host and we really enjoyed the orchard tour
comfortable accommodations and a great host
bill was very kind to share with us things to do in the immediate area
always helpful in answering all our questions what to do and where to visit
bill provided us with ample fresh fruits from his orchard and gave an informative walking tour
the location is secluded but within close driving distance of the best sights on the island
it is conveniently located to great snorkeling and volcanos national park
close to the ocean a few beaches close by and the opportunity to experience some local entertainment
a great place to decompress and get away from the day to day rat race
the house and location are even better than the pictures and description do it justice
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10. A pretty apartment in the rainforest

Take a Lava Boat Tour to discover the remains of the calamities or visit the Mauna Kea Visitors Center at 9,200 feet (855 meters) to enjoy a spectacular view of the skyline. Hilo International Airport is only 15 miles (24.14 kilometers) away from this cottage, which is located in the Puna District of the Big Island. Pahoa town is nearby to offer you with ample entertainment. The apartment is situated amidst the rainforest and hence affords a beautiful view. The apartment features a kitchenette, a queen-sized bed, a closet, and a living area with a table comprising your work-space. The bathroom is nice and petite with a shower, and there is also a parking space on the premises.

We'll be back, soon...so you'll be able to enjoy the newest beach on the planet~
46 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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It has all needed amenities along with HD TV and all essential high speed internet
the cat WILL visit you in the morning very loving little one
Spacious & light and the bed was super comfortable
you feel like home and actually living
ol' well working full-size & CLEAN on inside fridge out there for those that need more space than the apartment-size fridge can hold or want use of a freezer Keeping major appliances outdoors is c...
The lodging was clean and had everything I needed
it's very cute and spotlessly clean with a very comfortable bed
Very private clean and comfortable Easy kitchen to cook and clean in After working all day on our property
Amazing host who cares about any needs immediately
But she was wonderful when we did run into her
Great communication and support Nice accommodations
She was very warm and welcoming and made us feel completely at home
Say hello to the cats for us
Lori and Larry Yellowknife Northwest Territories
The location was centrally located and great for visiting Pahoa Kalapana Pohoiki (Isaac Hale Park) and Volcano Village
This property is on the southeast part of the island but within driving distances of Hawaii Volcano National Park
Suddenly that day it was "Urgent Alert lava outbreak in Leilani Estates immediate and mandatory evacuation
But perhaps the biggest plus is Lisa herself
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A laid-back atmosphere in Pahoa

Enjoy this charming city in its true essence, by experiencing the laid-back atmosphere. It is important to find the perfect place to stay at, to extend the happy experience of the explorations you make around the city. Book one of the above vacation rentals today.

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