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Quiet, Peaceful, Beautiful, Perfect Temperature, and a Great Location.

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Did Someone Say Fun in the Sun; where Sea Turtles Sun themselves on the Shore

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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Reasonably priced and in a GREAT location! Just 4 miles from the hustle of town and yet close to everything.

Here are some things you will find here that you won't find staying on the water:

Birds singing sweetly all around you.
The smell of beautiful tropical flowers.
A temperature that is comfortable all year.
Close proximity to a dozen world class golf courses.
The beauty and wonder of living in a botanical garden.
The ability to pick from the large variety of organic fruit trees
and make your own salads from the organic vegetable garden.
Panoramic views that stretch across the horizon so far you can see
the curvature of the earth.

We are located at 900 feet elevation, 3 miles up from a quiet sandy cove beach where sea turtles are often seen sunning themselves on the shore and 15 minutes to the most pristine golf course you can imagine, where the wild Peacocks and Nene birds are free to roam.

You couldn’t ask for a better location or a more tranquil environment to go along with this uber comfortable, tropical spacious, yet cozy, ohana. This truly is a piece of paradise.

The Great Kona Escape is a private apartment attached to a beautiful luxury home situated in one of Kona's most desirable neighborhoods.

This is a home you will want to return to year after year. Come and enjoy the lush, rich, peacefullness of The Great Kona Escape. You will be glad you did.

Keywords: House Peaceful Relaxing Tropicals Quiet Perfect

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Property Type

  • House
  • 890 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a strict non smoking area. However, it is a beautiful neighborhood to take a stroll while smoking....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • This bedroom has a Luxuriously Comfortable King Bed in it. The Living room has 2 separate fold out futon sofas. One is a twin and one is a Queen. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Double Vanity and a Bathtub / shower give plenty of room in this bathroom for 2 to take care of their necessities at one time....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is a quiet, beautiful, neighborhood of 1 acre lots. The only thing between you and the ocean is 3 miles of flora and fauna. It's a great location for a home base while exploring the Island. Central to many activities; the harbor is just 3 miles away where diving and fishing boats take you out to explore. The property itself is like a botanical garden with places to sit outside and enjoy the beauty around you. Come and enjoy this very special piece of paradise. Many people have made The Great Kona Escape their annual pilgrimage to paradise. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lots of Books for you to borrow....moreless

  • CD Player
  • Music Library:

    Just a few Hawaiian music CD's. There is a plug for your iPod....moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is a little stereo so you can either plug in your own music or play the cd's provided....moreless

  • Television:

    We have a Roku Box....moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are books of a wide variety of interest ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    From the comfortable chairs in the beautiful gardens, surrounded by lush tropical spendor, there is a grand ocean view...moreless

  • Rural:

    Close to the city but with a distinct country feel. We are on one acre with lots of room to roam....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Your dining table (cafe style) has a beautiful view of the flowers blooming....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Ceiling fans keep the temperature comfortable all year....moreless

  • Internet:

    Hi Speed Internet....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Plenty of linens to wrap your self in luxury....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with a TV Book shelf and a very comfortable reading chair....moreless

  • Parking:

    When you get here I will show you which is your designated parking stall....moreless

  • Parking Off Street

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a 12 cup coffee maker and a hot water kettle for tea....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    There are lots of utensils and pots and pans to prepare meals at home....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All the dishes you will need to enjoy meals at home....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    There is a toaster oven in this unit and an under the counter fridge, a two burner cooktop and no oven....moreless

  • Microwave:

    This is a microwave / convection oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    There are some pantry items so it's a good idea to check before you go shopping....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    This is a under counter fridge....moreless

  • Stove:

    There is a 2 burner cook top....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Bikes can be rented just a couple of miles from the house....moreless

  • Boat:

    The harbor is just down the hill. Boats can be chartered there or you can join a fishing or diving excursion from there....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Some beautiful spots to relax outside of the unit....moreless

  • Golf:

    There are 12 world class golf courses within minutes from the house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    You'll feel like you're in a botanical garden....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a small charcoal grill available for you to use....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts are 4 miles away....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    This can be rented very inexpensively....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rates
Oct 1 - Mar 31, 2016
5 night min stay
$135
$945
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$120
$840

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.75%

Notes:

CANCELLATION POLICY If you need to cancel before the 60 days prior to your stay, you will be Fully refunded except a $50 administration fee will be deducted from your $200 damage deposit. If you need to cancel after 60 days prior to your stay, you will be refunded, IF the suite can be re-rented. You will be refunded for as many nights as are re-rented since these nights were reserved for you. Thank you for your understanding. Please consider rental insurance


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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Keahole Airport (KOA)
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Makalei
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Queen Kahumanu Hwy.
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bite Me
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kona State Beach Park

Car: Necessary

Medically trained Massage therapist, me, lives on the property and is available by appointment to soothe and smooth you into 'vacation mode'.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1989

About the owner: Aloha Pumehana, (warm welcome) Our names are Sandra and Ken. We are both originally from California, i, Sandra, came to visit Kona in 1970 and liked it so much I made this my home and didn't look back. Living on different parts of this Island, Maui and Kauai, I can truly say that The Great Kona Escape is in the BEST location on the Islands for kicking back and enjoying the perfect climate or visiting the many activities Kona has to offer. Now that I am semi-retired, I have more time to devote to making sure that your stay in Kona is all you dreamed it would be. I'm a medically trained Massage Therapist and can help you relax into Island mode - give you directions to just about anywhere - good advice for dining and activities, and assure your comfort and privacy at all times. You'll love it here.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
The Great Kona Escape is at 900 foot elevation where the trade winds offer a gentle breeze to keep the warm days at a perfect temperature. The song birds are plentiful, the rainbows are seen often and the location is central to many beaches, golf courses, water activities, hiking, dining and shopping. We are on one acre of beautiful flowers, herbs, a vegetable garden and fruit trees, all this and great ocean views as well.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
At The Great Kona Escape you can help yourself to the fruit on the trees, the organic vegetables and herbs in the garden, roam the property delighting in the many beautiful orchids and other tropical treats; while waiting your turn for an amazing Massage therapy session. There is WiFi and cable TV for your entertainment. The beaches and shops are just 4 miles down the road and your comfort is my highest priority.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Did Someone Say Fun in the Sun; where Sea Turtles Sun themselves on the Shore

    Did Someone Say Fun in the Sun; where Sea Turtles Sun themselves on the Shore

  • Great place to enjoy breakfast in the morning sun.

    Great place to enjoy breakfast in the morning sun.

  • The MOST comfortable King bed ever.

    The MOST comfortable King bed ever.

  • For your dining pleasure

    For your dining pleasure

  • From the Living room looking towards the kitchen.

    From the Living room looking towards the kitchen.

  • Down the hall is the bedroom with the most comfortable bed.

    Down the hall is the bedroom with the most comfortable bed.

  • Great reading chair.

    Great reading chair.

  • The Ocean is just a 3 minute drive down the hill.

    The Ocean is just a 3 minute drive down the hill.

  • Lots of comfortable places to enjoy the great outdoors.

    Lots of comfortable places to enjoy the great outdoors.

  • Partial Ocean view from the Living room

    Partial Ocean view from the Living room

  • Amazing beaches where you can spend the entire day relaxing in the shade.

    Amazing beaches where you can spend the entire day relaxing in the shade.

  • Kukio Beach, close to the house often hosts Sea Turtles sunning on the sand.

    Kukio Beach, close to the house often hosts Sea Turtles sunning on the sand.

  • Aloha Pumehana; Warm Welcome

    Aloha Pumehana; Warm Welcome

  • One bedroom, spacious and beautiful.

    One bedroom, spacious and beautiful.

  • The Great Room

    The Great Room

  • The View from your Kitchen table.

    The View from your Kitchen table.

  • Into the living room.

    Into the living room.

  • Feel like your in a tree house.

    Feel like your in a tree house.

  • 2 Fold out Futons in the living room for extra places to sleep.

    2 Fold out Futons in the living room for extra places to sleep.

  • And it's immaculately clean.

    And it's immaculately clean.

  • Great place to sit and watch the sunsets right outside your front door.

    Great place to sit and watch the sunsets right outside your front door.

  • World class golf courses just minutes from the house.

    World class golf courses just minutes from the house.

  • The property is like a botanical garden and a farmer's market all on one acre.

    The property is like a botanical garden and a farmer's market all on one acre.

  • Oh and what Beautiful Kona Sunsets we have.

    Oh and what Beautiful Kona Sunsets we have.

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