On the Ocean at Kealakekua Bay. Where the Dolphins Play.

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Last updated: 11/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'Okika Lani sits at the south end of Kealakekua Bay on a private road with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, the Captain Cook Monument, and crescent shaped, white sand Ke'ei Beach.

Enter the gate at 'Okika Lani and walk into an inner courtyard of Bamboo Palms, orchids, and tropical landscaping. Follow the path to the main house. A reclining Buddha resides on the entry table and greets all visitors when they walk through the front door. High ceilings, an open floor plan, and the sound of waves breaking against the shoreline beckon visitors into this spectacular Hawaiian home.

A wall of glass and sliding doors opens from the central great room onto a tiled porch. It's just a few steps down to the patio, private pool, lawn, magnificent bay and ocean views. Watch the morning dive boats anchor across the Bay at the Captain Cook Monument while taking your local Kona coffee and fresh papaya by the pool. Or marvel at the resident pod of Spinner Dolphins leaping and cavorting in the pristine waters while no one else is around to see.

'Okika Lani was designed by an award winning architect in the traditional Hawaiian style of post and beam construction, vaulted ceilings, and a spacious, open floor plan. A large kitchen, great room, and beautiful master suite all grace this stunning home. Screened lanais on both ends of the house offer airy opportunities for private dining or simply relaxing out of the tropical sun. A substantial master bath boasts oversize shower, walk in closets, soaking tub, and skylights.

A separate guest cottage, accessed from the inner courtyard, also features two bedrooms (one bedroom with a king size bed the other bedroom with two ex long twin beds), shared bath, screened lanai, ceiling fans, and guest privacy.

'Okika Lani represents the epitome of elegance and seclusion amid the splendid tropical setting of Kealakekua Bay. The home's orientation to the sun and the sea make every sunset a picture perfect centerpiece for the perfect day. In the evening, try to catch the green flash of sunset, from the pool, lanai, or great room, and sip the perfect maitai at the end of a perfect day in paradise.

Aloha and Enjoy.

Keywords: House and guest house with beautiful ocean views and orchids galore.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Only used for local calls...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool
  • Jetted Tub


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  • Cleaning Fee $400 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 13.416%

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Last updated: 11/16/2015
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Minutes from City of Refuge a unique historical park and the largest of its kind in the Islands with excellent snorkeling and many fabulous historical exhibits great for all ages, Ancient Hawaiian Trails access within a short drive of the house, Great Scuba Diving location short walk from back yard, Ke'ei beach swimming and surfing just 10 minutes on foot, Spinner Dolphin viewing/whale watching from backyard, Coffee plantations and macadamia nut farms offering local tours and produce within 10 minutes by road, Old Painted Church is a unique piece of Hawaiian history just minutes from the house, Hawaiian botanical gardens and Buddhist Temple open for tours locally, Best kayaking and snorkeling in the Islands in Kealakekua Bay, Most magnificent sunsets in all the world right from the back patio.


Owner info

About the owner: 'Okika Lani was built by a U.S. corporate executive and his wife who found themselves in the unique situation of having to commute to Australia at least two times a month. Hawaii was a natural stopover. A dear friend referred them to the spot and recommended they build here as a place to rest from long travels. The rest of the story, as they say, is history.

Why the Owner Chose Kealakekua Bay:
Originally, 'Okika Lani was chosen for its seclusion and spectacular beauty. Kealakekua Bay provides an incredible opportunity to get away from the hustle of modern life. At the same time it is the essence of real living and an opportunity to reconnect with the soul. It has tremendous historical significance to the State of Hawaii and the Native Hawaiian Community, and for all who visit this special place, it has a life changing influence.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
'Okika Lani provides an opportunity for seclusion amid the most spectacular tropic setting. Proximity to civilization maintains the security of modern services, while the sense of remoteness allows one to completely unwind from the tensions of modern society. The spectacular setting gives one a sense of peace, serenity, and complete relaxation.

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  • Pool and Ocean View

    Pool and Ocean View

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Kitchen


  • Pool and Bay View

    Pool and Bay View

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Guest House King Bedroom

    Guest House King Bedroom

  • Waves on the Rocks at Kealakekua Bay

    Waves on the Rocks at Kealakekua Bay

  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Inner Courtyard

    Inner Courtyard

  • Dining Area and Living Room

    Dining Area and Living Room

  • Lanai Dining

    Lanai Dining

  • Lanai Facing Bay

    Lanai Facing Bay

  • Guest House Lanai

    Guest House Lanai

  • Guest House Twin Bedroom

    Guest House Twin Bedroom

  • Sunset from the Backyard

    Sunset from the Backyard

VRBO #243074

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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On the Ocean at Kealakekua Bay. Where the Dolphins Play.

Kealakekua Bay #243074

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