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Private Oceanfront Condo Punaluu Black Sand Beach

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Hale Ke Kai - the most privacy a condo can offer in a tropical setting

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Punaluu condo description

Welcome to your home away from home, Hale Ke Kai, “where the land and sea meet.” You will come to find out why so many local residents and visitors call it one of the best units at Colony I. We feel honored to have the opportunity to show you the reasons so many have fallen in love with the islands. Those reasons are here to be found in abundance.
The Big Island is our home and we go to great lengths to help you feel at home too. This spacious and beautifully furnished one bedroom condo is single level with absolutely no steps. Although it is considered a condo, there are no upstairs or downstairs neighbors, only the back wall of the closet is shared. Hale KeKai is unit #23 at the Sea Mountain Resort. The lanai (patio) is very private. Speaking of the lanai, “Wow!” is the usual response. Sweeping unobstructed ocean views that blend gently without interruption into an incredible mountain view. This is Hawaii, your Hawaii.
A high quality king size bed in the master bedroom will combine with the soft breezes and gentle lull of the waves to bring calm wondrous dreams of the beauty of the real Hawaii. The living and dining areas also have sweeping ocean views and are outfitted tastefully yet comfortably as this is as much our home as yours. The living area also boasts a fold out sofa bed that we have slept on ourselves and is very comfortable.
The kitchen with range, oven, microwave, full size fridge, coffee/espresso maker, dishwasher, and small appliances is well stocked with quality flat ware, a variety of teas, and condiments and spices to get you started on the meal of your choice.
The bathroom has a cavernous granite tiled shower that is an easy step inside. We love every corner of this place and believe you will too.
Enjoy some world famous Ka’u Coffee on the lanai or hang out at the pool or hot tub with new found friends, either way you will be glad to have found one of the world’s hidden gems. Punaluu Black Sand Beach, consistently voted one of the Top Ten Black Sand Beaches in the World, is only a few minutes’ walk away. Sunbathe beneath the palms, snorkel with turtles, or watch them haul up on the beach. Enjoy some golf or tennis right next door or for the more adventuresome, hike out either direction and re-discover Hawaiian historical sites (please show due respect to all archaeological sites and observe proper viewing distance and rules regarding all marine creatures).
Hale Ke Kai is perfect for any family or couple seeking the trip of a lifetime. A secluded, yet accessible wonder that will be remembered.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is only 30 minutes away, making Punaluu the closest ocean front lodging. Hike the volcano by day and relax in the hot tub under the stars by night. The pool and hot tub have wonderful ocean views and you can barbeque fresh island fish or local grass fed beef on one of the quality barbeques next to the pool.
Our special vision for Hale Ke Kai is for people who may be less able to travel to have the chance to visit one of the best kept secrets in the world…and be comfortable. Hale Ke Kai has no steps, no stairs, just a little bump at the front and sliding doors. This means couples where one partner is movement impaired or a family with aging parents can still share moments of beauty and peace. Our goal is for every family member, including children, to feel safe and at home. Should you or your loved one have special needs, please contact us, we will make every attempt to accommodate your needs.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 672 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is allowed in some designated outdoor areas under a very beautiful tree....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Please ask owners about mobility needs....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            High quality King size bed with quality linens....moreless

          • Full size dresser, night stands, and closet provide plenty of storage for any length of stay. Ceiling fan....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Granite tiled shower is not only beautiful, but easy to get in and out of with plenty of room....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            The fully equipped kitchen is well outfitted to make it easy to whip up snacks or a full meal. Stocked with quality flatware, pots, pans, small appliances and an espresso/coffee maker....moreless

          • Dining:

            You choose, either the indoor dining area or a peaceful meal on the ocean view Lanai. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Standard size refrigerator/freezer so you can stock up for your stay....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Quality flatware and plenty of serving trays and dishes of all sorts....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            A variety of spices and condiments as well as teas....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Coffee and Expresso Maker...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Tastefully outfitted with island style furniture and artwork....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            High quality...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            High quality...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Hale Ke Kai is located in the Colony One condominiums at Sea Mountain Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Punaluu Black Sand Beach is a few minutes walk away. Punaluu offers swimming and snorkeling at one of the 'Top Ten Black Sand Beaches in the World.' Colony One is surrounded by the southernmost golf course in the United States and also has tennis courts minutes away. There are day hikes along the coast where you can see the beautiful coastline of Ka'u with a mountain backdrop provided by Mauna Loa. There are many archaeological sites and petroglyphs (Pre-contact drawings carved in the lava) along the coastal trail. The nearby town of Pahala is about 10 minutes (East or 'Hilo side' as the locals say) away and has a small convenience store, bank, Post Office, and Pharmacy. Pahala is an old sugar plantation town and still has the local flair that other towns can only imitate....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                All you want to reas about Hawaii!...moreless

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Games
              • DVD Player

              Communications

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    The pool area has an incredible ocean and coastline view. It has 3 Barbeques and ample space to spread out. You'll want to enjoy the stars from the hot tub in the evenings....moreless

                  • Hot Tub:

                    The view of the stars and ocean will really immerse you in the real Hawaii....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    The Lanai is the spot. Sweeping ocean and coastline views that merge seamlessly into stunning mountain views. Listen to the gentle breeze and lull of the waves while enjoying some coffee or meal....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Sea Mountain for only $30 including Golf cart...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Tennis

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Unobstructed ocean views from living room, dining area, and Lanai (patio)...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Tucked away along the longest undeveloped coastline in Hawaii. ...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Unobstructed mountain views from the Lanai (patio) ...moreless

                  • Golf Course View:

                    Lanai is 50 feet above the Golf course...moreless

                  • Golf Course Front

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Medical Services
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hospital
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Library
                  • Ruins
                  • Restaurants
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Groceries
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Laundromat
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter
                  Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $105
                  $690 $2,990
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $95
                  $640 $2,550

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Cleaning & Restocking Fee $90 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.25%

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change without notice until reservation is confirmed

                  Cleaning and restocking fee $90

                  $10 per night for more than 2 guests


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                  Location

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                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Hilo (ITO)
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  11
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Punaluu Black Sand Beach
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  South Side Shaka's (Shaka's)
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Sea Mountain Golf Course
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Punaluu Bakery and Hana Hou Restaraunt

                  Car: Recommended

                  Hale Ke Kai is located in the Colony One condominiums at Sea Mountain Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Punaluu Black Sand Beach is a few minutes walk away. Punaluu offers swimming and snorkeling at one of the 'Top Ten Black Sand Beaches in the World.' Colony One is surrounded by the southernmost golf course in the United States and also has tennis courts minutes away. There are day hikes along the coast where you can see the beautiful coastline of Ka'u with a mountain backdrop provided by Mauna Loa. There are many archaeological sites and petroglyphs (Pre-contact drawings carved in the lava) along the coastal trail. The nearby town of Pahala is about 10 minutes (East or 'Hilo side' as the locals say) away and has a small convenience store, bank, Post Office, and Pharmacy. Pahala is an old sugar plantation town and still has the local flair that other towns can only imitate. A short drive from Pahala is the Ka'u Coffee Mill recognized as one of the best roasteries in the world. The Mill is a must visit for every lover of coffee, macadamia nuts, or beautiful artwork. Kathleen Kam's wonderful scenes of Ka'u adorn the Guest Shop and the staff provide free tours of the Coffee Mill, Roastery, Drying Area, and the Coffee Fields. Free samples are available. Continuing up the road a few minutes leads you to the splendor of Wood Valley and the Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Nechung Dorje Draying Ling. Walk the temple grounds and feel the peace of this special place.

                  Volcanoes National Park is only 30 minutes away with lava viewing and excellent hiking or walking trails for all levels. Next to the National Park is the town of Volcano. Volcano has a great local art center and has a number of restaurants to choose from, all the way from sandwiches at Lehua Cafe to the posh evening meal Kilauea Lodge.

                  Because the Big Island is...well, an island, you can also go the other way (West or as the locals say 'Kona side') to Naalehu about 15 minutes from Hale Ke Kai. Along the way you will pass Honuapo Beach Park with it's Hawaiian Fish Ponds used to catch fish with the tide in days gone by. As you go up the hill to Naalehu (or when you return to Punaluu) be certain to stop at the Scenic Point. The view is one of a kind...the longest undeveloped coastline in Hawaii and probably the world. Naalehu has a large grocery store, the Punaluu Bakery (great Malasadas), and restaurants to choose from. Head further 'Kona side' and visit South Point, the southernmost point in the U.S.. Green Sands Beach is a hike, or 4wd trip away from South Point (you can also hire local people to drive you out). Green Sands is famous for its olivine cliffs and sand and is a unique spot to swim in the shore break or dig your feet into the warm sand.

                  The Big Island and Ka'u abound with activities that will keep everyone in your group wanting to stay longer, and we hope that Hale Ke Kai plays an integral part of a truly memorable visit.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2013

                  About the owner: Big Island residents since the year 2000 and avid hiker/kayak adventurers who also love working with horses and farming. We take great pride in our beautiful home at Punaluu and make every effort to help our guests feel at home too. Being close by allows us to keep our home up to a higher standard of cleanliness and beauty.

                  Why the Owner Chose Punaluu:
                  If you seek the real Hawaiian experience, this is it. Hale Ke Kai at Colony One is smack in the middle of the longest undeveloped coastline in Hawaii. It also happens to be the closest oceanfront accommodations to Volcanoes National Park and is a few minutes walk to Punaluu Black Sand Beach. This is where we have been going to 'get away' for years.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  The raw beauty of Hawaii surrounds Hale Ke Kai. Experience the stars and awesome views of the ocean, coast, and mountains without the noise, lights, and crowds. Truly one of the worlds' hidden gems.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: german, english
                   

                  Photos

                  • Hale Ke Kai - the most privacy a condo can offer in a tropical setting

                    Hale Ke Kai - the most privacy a condo can offer in a tropical setting

                  • Lanai Ocean View

                    Lanai Ocean View

                  • Living Room and kitchen,
courtesy of our guests Judith and Albert

                    Living Room and kitchen, courtesy of our guests Judith and Albert

                  • King size bed

                    King size bed

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Pool with Hot Tub and BBQ area

                    Pool with Hot Tub and BBQ area

                  • Punaluu Black Sand Beach.  A few minutes' walk away.

                    Punaluu Black Sand Beach. A few minutes' walk away.

                  • Ka'u  
No Sound or Light pollution

                    Ka'u No Sound or Light pollution

                  • Ka'u Coastal Scene.  Honuapo fish ponds about 10 minutes drive away.

                    Ka'u Coastal Scene. Honuapo fish ponds about 10 minutes drive away.

                  • Mauna Loa - sometimes we have snow on the volcano

                    Mauna Loa - sometimes we have snow on the volcano

                  • Punaluu Locals: Honu (Sea Turtle).

                    Punaluu Locals: Honu (Sea Turtle).

                  • ....with luck from the Lanai

                    ....with luck from the Lanai

                  • Hale KeKai

                    Hale KeKai

                  • Lanai Ocean View

                    Lanai Ocean View

                  • Dinning room
Photo courtesy of our guests Judith and Albert

                    Dinning room Photo courtesy of our guests Judith and Albert

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Washing machine / dryer closet

                    Washing machine / dryer closet

                  • Sunrise at Punaluu.  Only a few minutes' walk away.

                    Sunrise at Punaluu. Only a few minutes' walk away.

                  • Ka'u Coastal Scene

                    Ka'u Coastal Scene

                  • Beautiful Mountains of Ka'u.

                    Beautiful Mountains of Ka'u.

                  • Mauna Loa

                    Mauna Loa

                  • Papakolea Green Sand Beach.  A wonderful day trip.

                    Papakolea Green Sand Beach. A wonderful day trip.

                  • Whale Breaching.  Whale season is roughly November through March.

                    Whale Breaching. Whale season is roughly November through March.

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                  Date last modified - Friday, September 12, 2014

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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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