Whether adventure or a relaxing vacation calls, Ocean Soul is the perfect place for your next Hawaiian retreat. Perched on the cliffside of Waipunalei, Ocean Soul's 13 acre property hosts the most amazing ocean views, a lap swimming pool, multi-level home with three bedrooms and yes, its very own private rocky beach! Located between Waimea (Kamuela) and Hilo on the enchanting Hamakua Coast, you're situated to access some of the Big Island's most fantastic sites. Venture into the famed Waipio Valley. Enjoy First Friday's in the shops and galleries of Honokaa. Catch world class music and movies at the People's Theater in Honokaa or a refreshing dip in the ocean at Laupahoehoe Point Park. Explore adventures on the Hamakua Coast like ziplining at Umauma Falls, hiking Akaka Falls and strolling the Botanical Gardens of Onomea.
Ocean Soul hosts up to 6 people in three bedrooms. The Master Suite with a King bed, is unrivaled with sweeping views of the Pacific. Watch whales in winter from the comfort of the Master Suite Spa tub! There is a walk-in slate tiled shower, double sink vanity and walk-in shower in the Master Bathroom. A second bedroom with a Queen bed is located on the same floor as the Master. The Guest bathroom has a tub and hand-held shower. One floor down on the same level as the fully stocked kitchen, is the third bedroom also with a full bathroom and Queen size bed. Next to the kitchen is an open dining area with glass dining table and a crafted wooden table. The Living Room is open to the Kitchen and has a quaint fireplace for cool evenings. The ocean views from these living areas is amazing! There are outside seating spots on every level so you can enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktails in the company of whales in winter and birds and other ocean life year round.
The private swimming pool is in full sun with almost constant trade breezes of the windward side. A 180 degree ocean panorama is your view. Weather in this area is temperate; 70s and 80s in the days and 60s-70s at night year round. Small A/C units are provided in the bedrooms for the rare times when the heat of the day warms the house. Ceiling fans are usually ample!
Guests are greeted by our friendly on-island contact. We are here to insure your vacation is fantastic! Nightly and Weekly rates are available. Rental rates are for 2 guests. Additional fees apply for extra guests up to 6 total.
A/C Notes: Stand alone AC in each of the 3 bedrooms.
Laupahoehoe (BIG ISLAND)
CONDITION OF PREMISES: This property is privately owned. Should any major equipment or appliance malfunction, deficiencies shall be corrected as soon as possible during normal business hours. There will not be any refunds or adjustments. Please report all minor maintenance problems to your on-island caretaker or property manager.
INVENTORY: All contents of the house, including books, CDs and DVDs, are provided for your full enjoyment for use during your stay. Please note: A full inventory of the house is taken. Please let us know ahead of time if something is broken or lost, it is very much appreciated.
HOUSEHOLD SUPPLIES An initial supply of soaps, cleaning supplies, paper goods and other necessities have been provided for your use. If your stay is more than a few days, you will likely need to pick up additional supplies during your visit.
CONSERVE ELECTRICITY: The cost of electricity is extremely high in Hawaii. Please help conserve electricity by shutting off unused appliances, fans, lights etc. Please do NOT change any setting in the freezer or refrigerator.
NO SMOKING: Guest agrees that there is to be no smoking in the properties, on any lanais, or on the property during occupancy. Guest will be responsible for any damage to the property caused by cigarettes and/or cigarette smoke. Extra cleaning fee will be charged.
NO SHOES IN THE HOUSE: It is a tradition in Hawaii to remove your shoes before entering a home. Kindly remove shoes upon entering the home. If you need to wear footwear for medical reasons please wear something with clean, soft soles to respect the care of flooring in the home. Mahalo!
POOL AND HOT TUB: PLEASE read and follow posted rules. Children must be supervised at all times. Pregnant women should use caution when using hot tubs. PLEASE handle the hot tub cover with care and COVER the hot tub immediately after each use to conserve energy! Every guest should rinse off before entering the pool or hot tub to maintain cleanliness. The pool and/or hot tub has an automatic pump cycle and cannot be changed.
FURNITURE: Please do NOT move any furniture around to avoid damaging floors or furniture. Also, please use caution when eating or drinking near any furniture, upholstery, or bedding. Please do not put any wet clothes, bathing suits on the furniture. Interior furniture is to be used ONLY INSIDE.
CAUTION STAINS: self-tanning lotions and hair-growth products cause permanent discoloration of fabric. Before you risk ruining furniture or bedding, please wash off these products, thanks!
SAND: Please shake out all of your towels and sandy clothes.
BEACH TOWELS Beach towels have been provided for your enjoyment. Please do not use the regular towels for the beach use. Remember to shake off sand before bringing them into the house to put in the washing machine.
BEACH EQUIPMENT: Please rinse and return after each use.
WASHER AND DRYER: Please use with care. NEVER put sandy towels or shoes in the machines. This can result in damaging the machine. Please make sure the lint trap is cleaned after each dry cycle. Please do NOT sit on bedding or furniture with wet suits and do NOT place towels on the furniture – they stain and cause mildew.
MAID SERVICES: Maid service is not provided with your rental, unless otherwise specified in your rental agreement. Please call the property manager should you wish to schedule a mid-stay cleaning. Housekeeping is provided upon departure.
SPILLS: Please clean up immediately!
YOUR SAFETY AND SECURITY: When leaving the home unattended, or during the night, please close and lock all windows and doors. Be cautious with your personal belongings at all times.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Please be thoughtful of neighbors, please keep music, noise etc. to a minimum from 9pm to 8am.
PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED: Please do not bring any animals in the home regardless of how adorable they look. Local friends who visit may NOT bring pets into the house.
OCEAN: Please remember that the ocean has a strong current and powerful surf. Swim at your own risk. Swimming at night is especially dangerous and should not be done by anyone. NEVER turn your back on the ocean within close proximity to waves. Rogue waves can knock you down and pull you out to sea!
PARKING: Please park in your designated parking areas. Please be respectful of the neighbors and do not block driveways, sidewalks or mailboxes.
PARTIES/EVENTS: This reservation is for quiet residential vacation use only. Therefore, parties, receptions, luaus, events and gatherings of any size or kind are strictly prohibited unless agreed to in your contract with Elite Pacific.
TROPICAL PESTS: This home is regularly treated for pests. In the tropics, however, they can't always be avoided. Please keep food in air-tight containers; dispose of food scraps in Ziploc or tied plastic bags; do not leave dirty dishes out for extended periods. Special care should also be taken to dispose of diapers in airtight Ziplocs or bags. While most of the pests are harmless, please stay away from our centipedes, which have a nasty sting and can be dangerous.
Standard Airbnb T&C
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please review the Terms & Conditions of your Vacation Property carefully before you begin your vacation. Any monies received by Elite Pacific Properties, LLC, the “Agent”, for occupancy of Vacation Property, indicates the acceptance of the terms of our Terms & Conditions in full. It is the responsibility of all guests and members of their party to be familiar with all policies pertaining to the rental.
1. RENTER REQUIREMENTS
For legal and accounting purposes, the person placing the reservation must be the same as the credit/debit card holder. This person is considered to be the Guest. All other persons occupying the rental are considered to be the Guest's invitees, and all discussion regarding reservation, cancelation, and damage policies will be discussed with the Guest, not the Guest's invitees. The Guest must be an adult over the age of 21.
2. CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION FORM
Elite Pacific Properties LLC requires a credit card on file for every reservation. Guest will be required to complete a credit card authorization form prior to gaining access to the property. The Guest will incur a 3.5% credit card surcharge fee for any amount Elite Pacific Properties LLC will charge to this credit card.
3. DAMAGE POLICY
Every reservation requires either
(1) a Damage Protection Policy (“Vacation Rental Damage Plan”)
(2) a $(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) refundable security deposit, depending on the property.
The “Vacation Rental Damage Plan” covers unintentional damages to the rental unit interior that occur during your stay, provided they are disclosed to management prior to check out. The policy will pay a maximum benefit depending on the plan purchased:
-$3000 in coverage for Vacation Rental Damage Insurance ($49)
-$5000 in coverage for Vacation Rental Damage Insurance ($89)
A few of our high end rentals require a Damage Protection Policy AND a Refundable Security Deposit. Any damages that exceed the maximum benefit will be charged to the credit card on file. If you damage the real or personal property assigned to your rental accommodation during the trip, the Insurer will reimburse the lesser of the cost of repairs or replacement of the property, up to the maximum benefit. Certain terms and conditions apply. Full details of the Vacation Rental Damage coverage are contained in the Description of Coverage or Insurance Policy (URL HIDDEN) The Vacation Rental Damage can be purchased up to, and including, check in time. By submitting payment for this plan, you authorize and request CSA Travel Protection and Insurance Services to pay directly Elite Pacific Properties any amount payable under the terms and conditions of the Vacation Rental Damage plan. Please contact Elite Pacific Properties directly if you do not wish to participate in this plan or assignment and instead wish to pay the refundable security deposit.
If a security deposit has been collected for the reservation, no portion may be applied to additional rental time or fees or other charges accrued by the Guest/ Invitees. The entire deposit will be refunded if
(1) no damage was done to the property other than reasonable wear and tear
(2) all keys are accounted for
(3) no items were missing
(4) all doors and windows were closed and secured upon departure
(5) all check out procedures were followed
(6) all Terms & Conditions were followed
(7) no miscellaneous charges were incurred, e.g., unpaid rental fees, guests or pets, additional cleaning fees, or other charges.
As a condition to the rental of all Vacation Properties, Elite Pacific Properties reserves the right to charge the Guest's credit card for any and all uncovered Guest/Invitee caused losses and damages sustained to the Vacation Property throughout the duration of their period of occupancy. In the event of any uncovered Guest/Invitee-caused loss or damage to the Vacation Property, including, but not limited to, undue cleaning, eviction, service calls, service charges, fines/assessments, repairs or replacements, plus all applicable taxes, Elite Pacific Properties is hereby granted the right to charge the Guest's credit card. An itemized statement outlining all associated costs will be sent via regular or electronic mail to the address submitted by the Guest at such time as the reservation was booked. By confirming their reservation, the Guest hereby agrees to pay for all such charges, as defined above and on the proceeding pages.
4. POWER/ WEATHER RELATED CANCELATION
Elite Pacific Properties does NOT issue refunds due to acts of nature such as: weather, road conditions, hurricanes, power outages etc, but CSA Travel Protection Insurance does provide some protection against these instances. If the property is uninhabitable due to such circumstances and you did not purchase insurance, reservations can be rescheduled for future dates within one year of the reservation date.
Elite Pacific Properties is not responsible for any construction noise beyond the Property limits.
For any reservation of more than 14 days, a mandatory midstay cleaning may be required at a rate of $(INQUIRE). Additional cleaning is available on request at a rate of $30 per maid/hour (rate subject to change.) Please provide 48 hours notice if you would like any additional cleaning during your stay.
7. PROPERTY CONDITION
A Property Condition Form must be completed and returned to Agent within 24 hours of arrival, wherein any existing damages or deficiencies must be reported. At check-out, Guest must leave the property in tidy condition, similar to that at move in. Cleaning crews will handle all major cleaning of linens, towels, kitchens, floors and bathrooms. However, excessive cleaning will be billed at $30/hour and will be charged to the Guest.
Occupancy is restricted to the number of people listed at the time of booking. Guest acknowledges that they will personally occupy the Property for the entire length of stay and will not sublet. Tenant shall not use the Property for any illegal or unlawful purpose, nor shall the Property be used in a fashion that disturbs or offends the neighbors. If the number of occupants changes, Guest must immediately notify Agent and additional charges may apply. No special events, including but not limited to weddings, parties, and receptions, will not be allowed without the express written permission of Agent.
9. REPAIR AND SERVICE CALLS
Agent and owner do not guarantee against mechanical or electrical failure of air conditioning, fans, lights, televisions, VCRs, DVDs, or other equipment. Guest agrees to report any inoperative items to Agent promptly, and Agent agrees to make every effort to have maintenance done quickly and efficiently. Should a repair person conclude that equipment is in working order, or that failure was due to the actions of the Guest, then the charge for the service call will be billed to Guest and Guest agrees to pay the charge. No refund or rent deduction will be made due to failure of such equipment.
10. RIGHT TO ENTER
If necessary, Owner or Agent or their designated vendors may enter the property in order to inspect or make necessary or requested repairs. Owner or Agent will give Guest at least 24 hours minimum notice before entering the Property, and will only enter during reasonable hours except in the case of emergency. Regular vendors to the property including, pool, yard, and cleaning services shall be allowed to enter at normally scheduled times.
Guest agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Owner and Agent from all claims, disputes, litigation, judgments, costs and attorney fees resulting from loss, damage, or injury to Guest and guests or their personal property. Owner and agent are not responsible for lost, stolen, or misplaced items. Guest is also aware of the inherent risks to person and property while occupying residences near the ocean or that have pool/Jacuzzi features. Any and all claims, controversies or disputes arising out of or relating to this contract/agreement, or the breach thereof, which remain unresolved after direct negotiations between the parties, shall first be submitted to confidential Mediation in accordance with the Rules, Procedures, and Protocols for Mediation of Disputes of Dispute Prevention & Resolution, Inc., then in effect. If any issues, claims or disputes remain unresolved after mediation concludes, the parties agree to submit any such issues to binding arbitration before one arbitrator in accordance with the Rules, Procedures, and Protocols for Arbitration of Disputes of Dispute Prevention & Resolution, Inc., then in effect. The parties further agree that the award of the arbitrator is binding upon the parties and that judgment upon the award rendered may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Hawaii. All disputes or claims pertaining to the Agreement shall be adjudicated in the State of Hawaii, County of Honolulu.
Elite Pacific Properties is the leading luxury real estate brokerage and vacation rental firm in Hawaii, with over 100 agents statewide offering everything from luxury residential property sales to multi-unit projects/developer sales, to luxury vacation rentals. Elite Pacific Properties was founded in 2005 and is the only luxury real estate firm with staffed offices on each of Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island.
Elite Pacific Properties is a member of Who’s Who In Luxury Real Estate, an exclusive organization of the top luxury brokers in the world; has been named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious national “Inc. 5000” list for both 2013 and 2014; and been ranked by Pacific Business News as the 9th fastest growing company in Hawaii on its 2014 Fastest 50 list.
Our Vacation Rental Division reflects our high standards of excellence. With over 70 professionally managed luxury homes available for vacation rentals throughout Hawaii, we are committed to making sure that our vacation clients experience the very best in quality, delivery and outstanding service.
Active Member of:
- (VRMA) Vacation Rental Managers Association
- (NAR) National Association of Realtors
- (HAR) Hawaii Association of Realtors
- (HBR) Honolulu Board of Realtors