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Oceanfront Plantation Home - on the World Famous Hamakua Heritage Coast / N Hilo

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Oceanfront Plantation Home - Located on the world famous Hamakua Heritage Coast!

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Built in 2012, and designed to embody the Hawaiian Sugar Plantations of the early 1900s, this private oceanfront estate allows you to enjoy the grandeur of the once thriving sugar industry that lined the Hamakua Coast, between Hilo and Honokaa to the north. Reminiscent of the large plantation estates, this home will allow you to immerse yourself within the beauty of the Big Island of Hawaii with its entire splendor overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The Big Island of Hawaii holds many treasures for one to see, and this location offers adventure and abundance - all within walking distance or just a short leisurely drive along the historic coastline. Enjoy the nearby majestic waterfalls, the tropical botanical gardens, or maybe take them all in on a zip-line adventure ...it's all right here and awaiting your arrival!

The main house of this private estate, known as Palua 'K Plantation, is a 3-story 3-bedroom 3.5-bath home, fully furnished and designed with luxury and comfort in mind. The upper floor has two master bedrooms complete with king sized beds, separate baths, covered lanais, and open air viewing decks. On the main level there is a third bedroom with a queen sized bed, full kitchen, and cozy den. Also on the main level is a beautiful 2-story great room with a formal dining room and living room, plus expansive wrap-around lanais. No matter where you are within the home you will experience gorgeous ocean views, stunningly scenic hillsides, and majestic Mauna Kea - our long dormant northern volcano. And, did we mention that there is an exercise gym, bonus room, laundry services, and a full bath at the bottom level.

Every room of this home is luxuriously appointed so that you can relax and enjoy this residence as your own. For your added comfort, there is a resident reception staff located in a separate structure 24-hours a day / seven days a week. Relax and be assured that your arrival and check-in will go as smoothly as possible!

Around the home and on this estate there are numerous viewing decks, garden walkways, and coconut/banana/exotic fruit lined paths ...pick some fresh fruit, when in season, and enjoy the taste of the islands! Or, take a short walk down to the spectacular cliff-edge landing - once part of the sugar plantation's sugarcane staging area. This ocean lookout over the ocean will take your breath away! Here you can enjoy the rolling waves while sitting at picnic tables under the trees and watch the whales & dolphins (in season) jumping almost as if they are under your feet.

Now if the great outdoors is your interest, the adventures of the Big Island will continue in all directions from here. Just across the street and up the slope, two zip-line companies offer breathtaking rides over the Umauma Falls and Botanical Gardens. ...or just walk among the cows, goats and sheep that dot the hillsides. To the south and just over the bridge is the site of the old Hakalau Sugar Company, and the public beach lined with coconut trees swaying in the breezes, locals fishing, and surfers riding the waves. This makes for a nice walk from the house, maybe 2-3 miles round trip by foot or a short drive by car.

For more sites within the immediate area, we also recommend a visit to the famous Akaka Falls State Park just a few minutes to the south. Experience the sweet smells of tropical flowers and the mist from the grand ~450ft waterfall. Traveling to Akaka Falls takes you through an old plantation town called Honomu with its historic storefronts still in operation today. Enjoy great bakery treats at Mr. Ed's, or other fine foods at one of the local outlets. And if you are looking for a bigger town center, shops and restaurants then continue south to Hilo. Hilo is the main city of east Hawaii, and there are ample places for shopping, eating, or site seeing. We might also recommend the Hilo Farmers Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays with lots of fresh fruits & vegetables and many other fine crafts. Continuing on south another ~45 minutes, and you will find Volcano National Park. Here the volcano named Kilauea (which has been erupting continuously since 1983) has active lava flows - a must see if you are on the Island of Hawaii!

If the cattle ranch lands and horseback riding are more your interests we suggest you drive north, but make sure to stop in Laupahoehoe and take the scenic drive down water’s edge to the breathtaking beach and park, this location was also was the site of the devastating tsunami of 1946. We highly recommend visiting the Old Railroad Station located within Laupahoehoe where you will find a wealth of information about the sugarcane plantations and the railroad that once connected the Hamakua Coast from Hilo at the south point and up towards Honokaa and the Waipio Valley at the northern tip. Watch the train museum video if you can, it’s worth the wait! And now that you know all about The Hamakua Heritage Coast, proceed onwards and continue north to either Waipio valley (also known as the Valley of The Kings), or up the mountain to the cattle ranching town of Waimea—yee haw :-). Horseback riding anyone? And did we mention there is great food up this way too?!

Highway 19 (also known as Hawaii Belt Road) runs by the estate and if you stay on this road in either direction you'll find your way back home. By simply connecting to the other local highways, one can easily connect to any of your desired local destinations from here, or continue on to all of the other towns and cities of the Big Island of Hawaii!

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    All guests must be age 13 years or older. Note: this home is a private residence for personal enjoyment with couples or families. No events or parties, please. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed within buildings at any time. Smoking okay at exterior, lanais, or decks with proper trays and disposal. ...moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Due to the stairs, glass railings, open decks, etc ...only adults and/or young adults accompanied by parents will be allowed....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Within TV sets at king bedroom suites....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Full-house stereo/CD system located within den. Single radio/CD unit also located within great room and iPad player located at king bedroom/bath location....moreless

  • Television:

    Main TV in den, plus TVs/DVDs in king bedroom suites. Exercise room also has a TV, and all TVs have DishTV services enabled....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Second dining area on lanai also seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms and other selected rooms only. Note: electric usage per day will be charged as incidental after check-out. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Included; password provided at check in....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    2-sets per bedroom...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Gated entry, main driveway parking....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    2-sets per bath...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Indoor air-jet tub at king bedroom/bath, private spa for one or two people....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$398
$1,990

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $284 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $198 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $398
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

Nightly Rates: $398 up to 4 persons, $25 each additional, max 6 persons; min 3 night stay required.

Weekly Rate Special: 6th & 7th consecutive nights FREE with paid 5 nights, all other terms & conditions apply.

All Rates are plus 13.42% Hawaii state taxes, & plus $198 cleaning fee. To be paid in full prior to arrival.

All guests must be adults, or young adults age 13+ years accompanied by parent.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo International Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hilo or Waimea Ranch Lands (rated the best)
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Retired; but Laupahoehoe Train Museum a must see!
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hawaii Belt Road, HWY19 connects to all points
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Honomu HI/Akaka Falls (also many more in Hilo)
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hakalau Beach/Park (or Kolekole Beach/Park 4miles)

Car: Necessary

Wow, the activities list seems endless ...walking to the local waterfalls, gardens, beachfronts or maybe trying something a little more adventurous like riding a zip-line, snorkeling in the lagoons, or wind surfing the ocean waves - these activities are just a few of the things within walking distance! And then just a short drive from here there are horseback riding tours, volcano eco-adventures, mountain biking, and even local golf outings. Or, maybe food is on the mind? ...try visiting exotically grown mushrooms, macadamia nut farms, or the volcano winery. Sunset luaus are also in abundance, and great restaurants can be found in all directions too! And please don't feel your activities are limited to warm tropical environments only, as there are eleven distinct climate zones on the Big Island of Hawaii - take a trip up to the top of Mauna Kea, or better yet, take a helicopter ride around the island's cliffs, valleys, and volcanos ...flights leave from Hilo or Kona area every day of the week! There is so much to see and do here on the Big Island; adventure awaits you at every turn!!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Palua 'K Plantation Company, which means dual or double 'K in the Hawaiian language, was named after the two owners. As the current guardians or care-providers of this wonderful strip of land, their aim was to bring back the look and feel of the once thriving sugar plantations that lined the beautiful Hamakua Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii. The owners have lived and worked on the islands since 1983, with many friends and family members here, and now occasionally they find themselves traveling for work to Japan, Korea or China, and of course the US mainland is always on the list as well. Please join everyone here to enjoy the wonders of Hawaii, to share and respect the beautiful Hawaiian people with their cultures and treasures that are the Islands of Hawaii.


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  • Oceanfront Plantation Home - Located on the world famous Hamakua Heritage Coast!

    Oceanfront Plantation Home - Located on the world famous Hamakua Heritage Coast!

  • Address: 31-190 Hawaii Belt Rd Hakalau HI 96710 (milemarker 16)

    Address: 31-190 Hawaii Belt Rd Hakalau HI 96710 (milemarker 16)

  • Living & dining rooms facing oceanfront lanai

    Living & dining rooms facing oceanfront lanai

  • Viewing from lanai, sun decks and oceanfront terraces

    Viewing from lanai, sun decks and oceanfront terraces

  • Botanical gardens and zip-line advantures across the street

    Botanical gardens and zip-line advantures across the street

  • Stairway to lower oceanfront landing, observation deck for waves & whalewatching

    Stairway to lower oceanfront landing, observation deck for waves & whalewatching

  • Glass tiled walls

    Glass tiled walls

  • Two large king-bed suites - both are oceanfront facing rooms, with private baths

    Two large king-bed suites - both are oceanfront facing rooms, with private baths

  • Local artwork throughout home

    Local artwork throughout home

  • Full kitchen with all modern amenities

    Full kitchen with all modern amenities

  • Complete exercise room, or bonus room with sitting area, pullout bed & full bath

    Complete exercise room, or bonus room with sitting area, pullout bed & full bath

  • Rear patios, decks, and lanais facing the ocean!

    Rear patios, decks, and lanais facing the ocean!

  • Reception staff, Joyce

    Reception staff, Joyce

  • Entry and main stairway of home

    Entry and main stairway of home

  • Oceanfront lanai with seating areas, outdoor dining, and BBQ

    Oceanfront lanai with seating areas, outdoor dining, and BBQ

  • Tropical gardens and flowers

    Tropical gardens and flowers

  • Walking paths and exotic fruit located on the estate

    Walking paths and exotic fruit located on the estate

  • Lower landing and cliff-edge observation deck with picnic tables & chairs

    Lower landing and cliff-edge observation deck with picnic tables & chairs

  • Air-jet jacuzzi-style bathtub located within master king suite

    Air-jet jacuzzi-style bathtub located within master king suite

  • One queen-sized bedroom - facing Mauna Kea volcano & hillside

    One queen-sized bedroom - facing Mauna Kea volcano & hillside

  • Fresh fruit grown on estate

    Fresh fruit grown on estate

  • Private den and TV room

    Private den and TV room

  • Front entryway

    Front entryway

  • Hawaiian style for the evening!

    Hawaiian style for the evening!

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