Pacific Yurts an Alternative Vacation Destination in Ka'U
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Ocean View bungalow description
Escape to where Earth Matters. Enjoy Four Star Camping in a Pacific Yurt conveniently located close to Volcanoes National Park and isolated black and green sand beaches; equidistant from the charms of downtown Hilo and the excitement, nightlife and surfing beaches of Kona.
We are an Alternative Vacation Destination on the most Southern point of the Big Island of Hawaii, organic gardens for your salads, and a spirit of aloha to share.
Explore the Kahuku forest preserve and desert hikes or spelunk in lava tube caves. Discover for yourself isolated beaches where you may snorkel with spinner dolphins, swim in coves where hono, green turtles graze and stand amazed as whales traverse the sweeping coastline in front of you. Kayak through coves and over reefs and gaze at the sealife visible through clear blue waters, or charter a fishing boat to troll for the catch of the day. Visit Puuhonua 'O Honaunau, Kealakekua Bay, coffee plantations or macadamia nut farms. Golf at the lush Volcano Country Club or Kona's championship courses. Visit local farmers markets and shops to pick the freshest produce and local gifts to create great meals and memories. After a glorious sundown, stand on the deck beneath a crystal black sky and watch the constellations unfold above you on a nightly basis. Or just relax and unwind away from the stress of everyday life.
The 24 ft Yurt is 425 sq ft and has a Queen bed, queen size Futon, Kitchen & Dining Area with cookware and utensils provided & dining area.
This yurt can sleep up to 3 persons with shared deck & BBQ, ocean view, private sink/toilet, shared large shower. We have i-pod dock available - boogie boards & ice chest are available for our guests.
OTHER LARGER UNITS AVAILABLE... 30 ft yurt...
Keywords: 24ft & 30ft Pacific Yurts
- Vacation Rental
- Children Welcome
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Catering Available
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Ocean View
- Jet Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Mountain Biking
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
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Pilgrams from Portland, Oregon
Pilgrams from Portland, Oregon
It was great. The ads did not disappoint, so no surprises. Yurts can be very hot in some locations, but at this elevation, the temperature was excellent. Property was clean and the owners very helpful and accommodating. It is not the Hilton, so if that is your taste, take out a loan and book there. The yurts are quite affordable and are centrally located to access most of the Island. It was perfect for us. We slept in comfort each evening and went out to explore the entire Island during the day. We look forward to making the trip again this year. Greg and Gail, see you soon!
- Guest JB (Sandy, Oregon)
- Date of stay 02/16/09
- Review Submitted 11/23/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Fun, rustic living.
Fun, rustic living.
The yurt was well kept, and the simple rustic arrangement that we were expecting. It was easy to find, close to the highway. The bedding was extremely comfortable. There is no full kitchen here, but there is a nice deck and grill. The stars were beautiful from the deck at night! We only met the owner once but he was friendly. The only negatives were the that the yard wasn't well kept and roaming roosters were loud in the wee hours of the morning. Bring a sweatshirt, Ocean View gets cool at night (but there were plenty of blankets)! Jack (5) says, the kitties were great but be careful because the dishes are pottery.
- Guest Fairbanks Four (Fairbanks, AK)
- Date of stay 01/28/11
- Review Submitted 02/12/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
Owner response: What can we say, you were in rural Hawaii... chickens and all!
Off the beaten path, and very relaxing.
- Guest BethInMaine (Maine)
- Date of stay 02/16/10
- Review Submitted 03/26/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, adventure seekers.
The yurt (ah, the memoryfoam bed), the hosts, the central location to Hilo and Kona, the lettuce, the hot tub under the stars, the air you breathe there are worlds apart from city hotels. We experienced the culture of the island rather than the glitz of the city. Gail and Greg are never too busy to help you with suggestions and directions. It was a great experience, and a too short week.
- Guest R. Curry (Ramona, CA)
- Date of stay 11/19/08
- Review Submitted 11/19/08
My husband and I stayed in Greg and Gail's yurt in June 2007. We were delighted with the the atmosphere generally and with the comfort of yurt living particularly. We opened our eyes every morning to a serene ocean view and perfumed breezes. In addition to touring the Big Island, we spent time lounging, reading and just soaking up the abundant sunshine on the secluded deck. We arrived with only a fuzzy idea of what a yurt was, but we were totally thrilled with it and will definitely be returning. As vacation accommodations go, hardly anything could be a better fit for island life. And our hosts understand the island pace and ambience perfectly! As a total experience, it was supurb.
- Guest MarieC (CA)
- Date of stay 03/25/08
- Review Submitted 03/25/08
Teddy and I recently escaped to Big Island for our first vacation in years, and staying in Gail & Greg's yurts was the best! Totally relaxing and easy to get to the volcano, Hilo, and all the amazing, isolated beaches and places to hike - we'll definitely be back soon. They showed us the best ways to the bodysurfing beaches and boating on Kona side, and we even got to join in on a hula class taught by Kumu Keala in a nearby halau! Between the beginner pottery lesson Ted got from Greg and the power shopping Gail and I did in the farmer market in Hilo, we've been raving about it since we came back. I ended up having to work from the yurt, and there is no better place to have to do tasks then under the incredible night sky of South Point. My experience has already convinced several colleagues to set up their own stays with Gail and Greg, and I'm sure they will come away as friends as well!
- Guest susan & ted (san diego ca)
- Date of stay 03/24/08
- Review Submitted 03/24/08
My boyfriend Jack and I came over in January 2008, just after the holidays. I had been to the Big Island before, but not Jack! He was used to big hotels, but once we got to the Smith's yurt rentals, he was thrilled! So much more relaxing, surrounded by nature with amazing views of South Point. We had a great get away and will recommend to all my friends and family. Thank you Gail and Greg for truly gracious hospitality.
- Guest Marna (Santa Cruz, CA)
- Date of stay 03/23/08
- Review Submitted 03/23/08
My husband & I stayed in the yurts in Feb. 08, It was the best of all the places we stayed,on any of the islands & most affordable. The hospitality of the owners was wonderful. The flowers in our yurt where beautiful,& the bed was heavenly. The whole place was spotless. Close to the green sand beach,black sand beach, & volcano. If we ever make Hawaii again, this is where were going!
- Guest Renee' & Craig (-)
- Date of stay 03/22/08
- Review Submitted 03/22/08
2 Night Minimum 24 ft Yurt from $65-$75/nt .. $445-$525/wk check or money order only $50 non-refundable linen/cleaning deposit required Two night security deposit & cleaning deposit, refundable with 30 day notice One night free with a week stay. Extra person over 18, $10 per night charge
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Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: We are Greg and Gail Smith of Ocean View HI, on the Big Island. We have an organic lettuce, greens and herb farm and a separate produce farm in Pahala. We have 2 Border Collies, Bella and Ozzie and a pottery studio up the block from our rental. We love to travel and have used vrbo for the trips in the past. Aloha, Gail & Greg
Why the Owner Chose Ocean View:
We live here and love to have people explore our area of the island.
The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Yurts are fun to stay in. We cater to families and people who want to get away from it all. We have an organic farm with lots of veggies for our guests to purchase at a good cost, all organic lettuce, greens and herbs.
- Primary: (808) 939-7510
- Secondary: (808) 443-3300 (Hawaii, USA)
Deck Area and View of the South Pacific Ocean
South Point, the most southern point in the US
Kitchen and Dining Area
Living Room and Queen Futon for extra Guest
Queen Bed in Sleeping Area
Stairs to the yurts
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