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Luxury Oceanfront Studio on Turtle Cove ~ 20% Discount August and September

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A common snorkeling encounter with a resident 'Honu" right in front of Hale Honu

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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Ever dreamed of whiling away the afternoon gently swinging in an ocean side hammock?
Then welcome to HALE HONU
and this beautifully romantic oceanfront studio!

WE ARE OFFERING A SPECIAL 20% DISCOUNT ON THE REMAINING AVAILABLE NIGHTS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2014 !

Hale Honu means 'House of the Sea Turtle,' aptly named for the 'family' of turtles frequently seen frolicking in the surf in front of the house (known locally as 'turtle cove'). This very special oceanfront home is perfectly situated to offer privacy and unobstructed views the Kona coastline.

Please see our VIDEO TOUR OF HALE HONU through the 'links' found just under the rates table, near the bottom of this webpage. Hale Honu is a two-story, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, truly OCEANFRONT home with spectacular, unobstructed views of the ocean from every room of the home. The home is designed with an upstairs 3 bedroom/two bath main house, and a LARGE 1 BEDROOM COMPLETE STUDIO, WITH BATH, KITCHEN AND SEPARATE PRIVATE ENTRANCE.

This site is specifically for separate rental of the suite. The entire home can be seen at vrbo #34465.

This unique ocean front gated property is surrounded by a beautiful lava rock wall and borders Pahoehoe Beach Park (an oceanfront beach park with shaded sitting areas, grass and a small keiki (child) friendly beach). Less than a three minute walk is Magic Sands (aka 'Disappearing Sands) State Beach Park, famous for body surfing & boogie boarding, and is a gathering place at sunset to watch the passing of another day in paradise.

On the garden/ground level is our complete PRIVATE SUITE with a separate, secured entrance, oceanfront private covered lanai and garden hammock, and private sitting,dining and lounging areas. The large (650+ square feet) living space includes a heavenly king-size bed romantically shrouded in privacy sheers, and a comfortable living room with tropical decor, perfect for entertaining or snuggling (!).

The suite has a complete kitchen with cook-top and refrigerator. The bathroom is luxuriously appointed with marble tile and glass block, and a large walk in shower containing dual shower heads, (for sharing of course!). There is also a large sitting area, and a separate dining room. Windows and sliders encompass all of the makai (ocean side) walls, so you can simply let the ocean air in, or step out and be right at the ocean’s edge.

Our large hot tub is at the ocean's edge is a unique experience!

Our home is located just 3.5 miles south of the heart of Kailua-Kona village, and two miles north of the Keauhou beach shopping and cinema complex. Hale Honu is close to everything but is in a world of it's own!

The grounds of the property are nicely landscaped and totally private, enclosed within six foot lava stone walls on three sides, opening to the Big Blue Pacific on the makai side. There are many comfortable places to sit and bask outside in the sun, or relax in the shade of the palms and tropical greenery. An antique bench from Thailand rests in a romantic shaded sitting area just at the ocean's edge, or just swing in the ocean side hammock under the shade of palm trees.

When the sea is calm, snorkelers can explore the abundant reef and arches directly in front of the house; the ocean can be entered and exited from the lava outcropping on site when the surf is low. You can also enter the ocean from the adjacent beach.

You will likely get a visit from our resident turtle family! A large lava shelf has excellent tidal pools for exploring at low tide. Also, Pahoehoe Beach Park is adjacent to the property(see above).

Ocean side lounges are provided, as is a full sized laundry room.

We strive to make our homes and your experience in them unique and filled with the spirit of aloha. You’ll find the home tastefully decorated, carefully maintained, and filled with lots of little extras (CD collection of Hawaiian music, binoculars, books on local history and cultural sites, etc.)

This home imbues a special feeling of Peace and Aloha to everyone who visits it, and it is with that Aloha that we welcome you!

Please Note... We do offer Hale Honu for vacation rental in three different ways:
* Entire Home (including studio for a full four bedrooms and three baths)
* Upstairs Only (3 bedrooms and 2 baths)
* STUDIO/SUITE ONLY (one bedroom and one bath)
When the Suite and upper floor are rented to different parties, mutual respect of designated outdoor spaces assures privacy for everyone.

THE CALENDAR LINKED TO THIS SITE SHOWS AVAILABILITY OF THE STUDIO ONLY. To check on availability of the upper floor, follow the link to Hale Honu below, and scroll down to the availability calendar. (vrbo #34465)

We also own two ocean front condos within two miles of Hale Honu, and a tropical Estate and Bed & Breakfast in Kona (go to hawaiianoasis com) Click on 'All My Rental Listings' below for details!

Mahalo and Aloha,
Peter Knoblich and Darla Mabery

ALL OF OUR PROPERTIES ARE REGISTERED WITH THE STATE OF HAWAII AS 'TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS' UNDER GE TAX CERTIFICATE NUMBER W 30343398-01.

Keywords: Private Luxery Oceanfront Studio/Suite

Property Type

      • Studio

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • King size beds (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Cooler and other beach gear provided, BROADBAND WIRELESS INTERNET CONNECTION PROVIDED, Separate phone line and answering machine is in the suite...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Music Library

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo

                  Location & View

                      • Oceanfront:

                        You can't get closer to the water unless you're on a boat!...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Kayaking
                      • Swimming
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Parasailing
                      • Golf
                      • Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Surfing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Sailing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hospital
                      • Cycling
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Live Theater
                      • Boating
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Luaus
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Hiking
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rates vary by season. 'High' is Jan 2-April 1, 'Low' is Apr 1-Dec 18
                      Studio only:  5 night minimum stay High Season .......... $275/night .. $1875/week
                      Low Season ........... $232/night .. $1595/week
                      Holidays:    12/18-Jan2 and Ironman 10/5-13/2013 ........ $305/night .. $1985/week
                      The studio/suite is generally not rented separate from the entire house during
                      holidays unless the main house is already booked (vrbo 34465)
                      Cleaning $95  Hawaii Bed Tax 13.417%
                      (Shorter stays considered for arrivals within 4 weeks or backing to booked nights)
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      Last updated: 08/18/2014
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                      Location

                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kona International Airport
                      0.1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Pahoehoe Beach Park-nextdoor!
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Keauhou
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Keauhou
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Da Poke Shack

                      Petroglyph fields, Hula, Luaus, Live Hawaiian Music, Historical sites

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: This is us, Peter and Darla. We bought our first oceanfront condo (KKSR # 186) in 2002, on our first visit to the Big Island. (The Big Island definitely hooked us after several trips to the other islands!) We have been blessed to now offer four homes in Kona, including Hale Honu which we purchased in 2004. There is something about this particular spot on the ocean that everyone feels when they first walk on the site...maybe the turtles living in the cove, the spinner dolphins swimming by daily, or the calving humpbacks off shore every winter, but for us it was totally love at first sight. We have been improving Hale Honu every year, with major remodeling completed in 2008. We have a semi-permanent presence on the Big Island managing our Bed & Breakfast in Kona, The Hawaiian Oasis. Both of us are physicians, with continuing practices in California. We have a large extended family, three grown children...a fine arts painter, a photographer/film maker, and a fashion designer, and a growing family of pugs! We employ a full time employee and a handy man service in Kona to take care of all maintenance issues when we are on the mainland.

                      Why the Owner Chose Other Kailua-Kona Properties:
                      You'll know the first thirty seconds that you stand on the sea wall and gaze over the ocean why we chose Hale Honu. Amazing. Paradise. Perfect... were our first thoughts. We feel the same every day, even after eight years.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
                      Peacefulness. With the constant pulse of the ocean, palm fronds swaying and clacking in the off shore breezes, laying in a hammock or soaking in the spa under star studded skies a few feet from the breaking waves is 'just what the doctor ordered' for your 'cares of the world' to vanish. We all need 'down-time' when we can just breathe and let our bodies and minds relax and rejuvinate. If that is what you want in a real Hawaiian Vacation, you need look no further, you'll find it, and more, at Hale Honu.


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                      Photos

                      • A common snorkeling encounter with a resident 'Honu" right in front of Hale Honu

                        A common snorkeling encounter with a resident 'Honu" right in front of Hale Honu

                      • Let the Ocean Air In!  Studio Living Room.

                        Let the Ocean Air In! Studio Living Room.

                      • Heavenly "Pillowtop" King Size Bed, Hale Honu Studio.

                        Heavenly "Pillowtop" King Size Bed, Hale Honu Studio.

                      • Studio Bath:  Marble and Glass Block shower with Double Shower Heads!

                        Studio Bath: Marble and Glass Block shower with Double Shower Heads!

                      • Relax in this Private Hammock and Meditation Garden steps outside suite

                        Relax in this Private Hammock and Meditation Garden steps outside suite

                      • Covered Lanai on Ocean Level (Ocean is 15 feet behind the photographer)

                        Covered Lanai on Ocean Level (Ocean is 15 feet behind the photographer)

                      • Hale Honu palms at waters edge and night divers

                        Hale Honu palms at waters edge and night divers

                      • Hawaiian Honu (turtle) at Pahoehoe Beach, 50 feet from Hale Honu house

                        Hawaiian Honu (turtle) at Pahoehoe Beach, 50 feet from Hale Honu house

                      • Incredible Ocean Front Lodging on "Turtle Cove" at Hale Honu Studio

                        Incredible Ocean Front Lodging on "Turtle Cove" at Hale Honu Studio

                      • Living Room from the Ocean Side.  Kitchen is Along Back Wall.

                        Living Room from the Ocean Side. Kitchen is Along Back Wall.

                      • Complete Kitchen with Antique Chinese Chest Island.

                        Complete Kitchen with Antique Chinese Chest Island.

                      • 6 person hot tub at oceans edge, Hale Honu is paradise!

                        6 person hot tub at oceans edge, Hale Honu is paradise!

                      • Private oceanfront lanai with double hammock for studio only guests, Hale Honu

                        Private oceanfront lanai with double hammock for studio only guests, Hale Honu

                      • Hale Honu ~ The studio is entire ground level enclosed space

                        Hale Honu ~ The studio is entire ground level enclosed space

                      • Whte Sands ("Magic Sands") Beach, about 300 feet from Hale Honu

                        Whte Sands ("Magic Sands") Beach, about 300 feet from Hale Honu

                      • Pahoehoe Beach Park bordering Hale Honu.  Sheltered beach and yoga classes here.

                        Pahoehoe Beach Park bordering Hale Honu. Sheltered beach and yoga classes here.

                      VRBO #46951

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                      Date last modified - Saturday, August 16, 2014

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                      0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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