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Swim with Dolphins on the Kona Coast in Hawaii

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Welcome to Hale Honu - our Big Island vacation rental, Hawaii

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Last updated: 06/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Hale Honu (Turtle House) is our Big Island ocean view rental and is our place of refuge. We would like to share this top Hawaiian vacation area with you. Situated on the Big Island of Hawaii just twenty miles south of Kailua-Kona, Hale Honu is surrounded by a lush tropical garden, and provides a breathtaking panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, in a quiet and comfortable setting that is conducive to uplifting the light-of-heart and soothing the frazzled spirit.

From this location you are minutes from the lovely Ho'okena Beach State Park for a beach vacation of sunbathing and swimming with dolphins, or visiting the famous Place of Refuge National Historic Park, a preservation of ancient Hawaiian culture.

Also at the Honaunau Inlet you will snorkel with an endless variety of tropical fish and sea turtles. A ninety-minute drive south will bring you to Volcano National Park. Thirty minutes north are the shops and fine restaurants of Kailua.

Along the main highway north you will pass shops offering the island's best buys for Kona Coffee and Macadamia Nuts. A fruit stand offering organically grown fruits and vegetable is less than one mile north. The Kealia village store with necessities and movie rentals is a short walk to the south.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Big Island ocean views, 3 miles to beach access, close proximity to top snorkeling areas, 30 minute drive to shopping and restaurants, 90 minute drive to Hawaii's Volcano National Park...moreless

Entertainment

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean...moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$115 $115
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$805 $3,240
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $145 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

The total rental amount is the sum of the nightly rental amount plus the cleaning fee.

Check-in and checkout times:

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. We are, however, flexible for bookings that are not back-to-back. Check-out time is 11:00 a.m. We appreciate your cooperation as our house cleaning crew potentially has a short time window to complete their work prior to the arrival of our next guests.

Cancellation policy:

Deposits are refundable less a $10 processing fee up to 30 days prior to check-in. A cancellation fee of $200 is charged thereafter if the property cannot be rented to a third party.


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Last updated: 06/20/2015
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Location

28 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kona International Airport at Keahole
17.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kona Country Club
Captain Cook
Nearest Motorway
HI-11/Hawaii Belt Road
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Up Country Bakery & Cafe
3.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ho‘Okena Beach Park, Captain Cook, HI

Car: Necessary

Some of the top beaches, best snorkeling, and most beautiful ocean views. Enjoy all of the diversity that the Big Island has to offer from crystal clear underwater adventure to lava filled volcanoes. The Captain Cook area boasts a number of areas to experience the natural allure of the Big Island. Visit Ka Lae, the southernmost point in the 50 states! Other nearby must-see areas are:

Ho'Okena Beach Park

Pu'Uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park

Wakefield Botanical Gardens

Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park

Kealakekua Bay

Mokuakae Bay

Keoneele Cove

Ki'ilae Bay

South Kona Forest Reserve

Manuka State Park

Kau Forest Reserve

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: Bob Hofmann and Nancy Bolt are both retired. Nancy served as the Colorado State Librarian for 18 years but she continues library consulting work. Bob is retired from a 30 year career with General Electric where he worked as an electrical engineer. He also served in sales and marketing. Nancy and Bob now work together selling Bulgarian jewelry to support Bulgarian libraries and organize tours to Bulgaria. We are part owners of a rental apartment in Sofia Bulgaria in case you’re interested in a really interesting place to visit.

Why the Owner Chose Captain Cook:
Hawaii is wonderful place to visit and a top vacation destination. The Big Island is, we think, the best of all the islands. The volcano is spectacular, we have two mountains soaring to almost 14,000 feet, it offers world class sport fishing, beautiful beaches, a rich history, the best snorkeling and most of all for our location, a grand place to just go relax and get away from the hubbub of life.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Beautiful Big Island surroundings that offer a peaceful and quiet vacation getaway! A perfect place for a romantic Hawaiian escape or a private family coastal retreat.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german

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Photos

  • Welcome to Hale Honu - our Big Island vacation rental, Hawaii

    Welcome to Hale Honu - our Big Island vacation rental, Hawaii

  • North view - Hale Honu Family Room - Captain Cook, Hawaii

    North view - Hale Honu Family Room - Captain Cook, Hawaii

  • North kitchen view with dual sinks and pass through

    North kitchen view with dual sinks and pass through

  • South view Hale Honu Living Room - Captain Cook, Hawaii

    South view Hale Honu Living Room - Captain Cook, Hawaii

  • Hale Honu Master Bedroom - Captain Cook, Hawaii

    Hale Honu Master Bedroom - Captain Cook, Hawaii

  • Hale Honu back yard, Big Island Rentals - Captain Cook, Hawaii

    Hale Honu back yard, Big Island Rentals - Captain Cook, Hawaii

  • Snow covered summit of Mauna Kea - Big Island Vacation Rental, Hawaii

    Snow covered summit of Mauna Kea - Big Island Vacation Rental, Hawaii

  • Sea Turtle at Place of Refuge Nat.Historic Park - 10 Minutes from Hale Honu

    Sea Turtle at Place of Refuge Nat.Historic Park - 10 Minutes from Hale Honu

  • Hale Honu Entrance and car port for our 2br oceanfront vacation rental

    Hale Honu Entrance and car port for our 2br oceanfront vacation rental

  • South Kitchen View with Stove and Microwave Oven and

    South Kitchen View with Stove and Microwave Oven and

  • East view Hale Honu Family Room - Captain Cook, Hawaii

    East view Hale Honu Family Room - Captain Cook, Hawaii

  • Map wall Hale Honu Living Room - Big Island Map, Hawaii

    Map wall Hale Honu Living Room - Big Island Map, Hawaii

  • Guest room Hale Honu - Captain Cook, Hawaii

    Guest room Hale Honu - Captain Cook, Hawaii

  • Hale Honu Lanai and sweeping view of Pacific - Big Island Ocean View Rental

    Hale Honu Lanai and sweeping view of Pacific - Big Island Ocean View Rental

  • Arial view of Volcano flow into Pacific - Hawaiian Volcano

    Arial view of Volcano flow into Pacific - Hawaiian Volcano

  • Kona Sunset from Kona Inn - Big Island Hawaii

    Kona Sunset from Kona Inn - Big Island Hawaii

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    8
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, german
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/20/2015
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