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Hale Hoaloha - the Best Vacation of Your Life

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Last updated: 07/21/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Puako condo description

Hale Hoaloha means home of good friends and you will immediately feel at home in this perfectly located family friendly three bedroom condominium. Puako is a tiny former fishing village located 30 miles from the hustle and bustle of Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii's 'gold coast'. This is a quiet family area and our condo is perfect for kids of all ages. There's a larger adult pool and a 14' deep pool for the little ones. The sand beach across the street slopes out very gently and is protected from the waves by a reef. Within a few miles you'll find easily accessible spectacular white sand beaches at Hapuna, Mauna Kea, Maumae, Spencer, Waikoloa, and Wailea Bay. They offer every kind of water and beach recreation your family can imagine: swimming, snorkeling, body surfing, body boarding, board surfing, diving, sand castle building, snoozing (in the sun or the shade), whale watching, picnicing, and general all around family fun.

This gorgeous little village gets more sun and less rain (only 8-11 inches per year, on average) than any place else in the state. Despite the sun, the trade winds blow delightfully in one side of the building and out the other, keeping it comfortable in virtually all weather. Turn on the ceiling fans in each room to add to the breeze, walk out through your master bedroom onto the private lanai and sip your tropical drink while enjoying the sound of the ocean, only 200' away. Choose the optional air conditioning if that is your preference.

Interested? Walk over to the semi-private beach (we've never seen more than 10 people on it at the same time) and look for the Honu (green sea turtles) that live there. Note how well protected it is for children's swimming, and plan on returning for one of the world class sunsets. If you have brought the snorkel gear we provide, walk into the reef protected lagoon and look for the many varieties of fish resident there or even the occasional eagle ray. If you are a diver, note the easy access to the ocean and one of the best coral reefs in the state.

On the way back to the condo, stop at the remarkably well stocked general store next door for anything from a fine wine to a rental DVD to virtually any groceries to conversation or advice on what to do or where to go for your favorite activity. You might also want to explore the carefully cared for grounds. Help yourself to whatever fruit is in season (mangos, papaya, bananas, oranges, limes, and grapefruit)and smell the bougainvillia, ginger, perriwinkle, jasmine,plumeria, hibiscus, and birds of paradise.

Tuck a fragrant plumeria behind your ear and check out the immaculate pools. Pop your groceries in the super-sized refrigerator-freezer and updated cabinets and check out the rest of the condo. Notice that the twin beds can be converted into a king. Also note that the full sized closet in the same room holds a collection of beach gear from fins, masks, and snorkels to toys for those who would rather build sand castles. In the linen closet find a shelf full of books devoted to everything from hiking to Hawaiiana.

Poking your head into the queen bed room you'll find a completely equipped office area, with phone/fax, printer, and a desk full of supplies. Of course high speed internet is available via our wireless router. Note that the flat screen LCD TV comes equipped with a DVD player. In the living room, though, there is both a DVD player and a VHS recorder as well as a CD player. The master bedroom boasts a king-sized bed, private lanai, over sized closet, ceiling fan, and a 40' LCD flat screen TV complete with DVD and VCR players.

You'll be happy to find that the kitchen comes equipped with everything you'll need from a dishwasher to a coffee grinder for that local Kona coffee to a blender for the smoothies you'll make from the fruit you just picked to the basic spices and cooking supplies. Want to share an intimate evening together? Run down to the oceanside fish market 6 miles away and grill some mahi mahi so fresh it was swimming in the morning.

Don't feel like cooking tonight? No worries. There are about 40 restaurants within 15 miles from modest to very fancy. American, fusion, sushi, seafood, Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Italian nearby and even more in Kona. Stop, take a deep breath, and think..... This is truly paradise.

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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Beach toys and games provided, childs pool, sand beach across street is protected from waves by reef and slopes out very gradually. All childs furniture available from rental company - They will deliver, set up and come to pick it up afterwards. Very few breakable items. Free kids oriented movies each Friday night at nearby Queens Shops at Waikoloa Resort....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            There is a ramp allowing wheelchair access to all condos but no ADA improvments to condo have been made...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Good cell coverage, long distance with your phone card, answerer, fax machine, 4 cable TVs, two VCRs, three DVD players, coffee grinder and maker, large refrigerator/freezer, cooking utensils, all tableware, all linens, two swimming pools (Shared), ceiling fans and flow through ventilation, reading material, Island Information, beach and picnic supplies, Bananas, oranges, limes, papaya, grapefruit, mangos free for the picking in season. Also provided at no extra cost are sun, sand, surf, blue skies, upslope rainbows, whales (in season), and the Best Vacation of Your Life...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Fiction, books on every aspect of Hawaiiana, history, flora, everything, also fiction...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                two DVD players...moreless

              • Toys:

                beach toys, board games...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                DVD rentals available at nearby General store...moreless

              Theme

                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    Across street from quiet sheltered white sand beach...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Back of condo faces Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, Kohola, and Hualalai mountains...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    small ocean view...moreless

                  • Resort:

                    The village is in the midst of the beach and resort area but remains quiet and removed from the traffic and frenetic pace of tourist life....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Puako is a one street oceanfront village with 160 lots, one store, and two churches. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        AC is available but because of our electric rates - the highest in the nation - we must charge an additional $15/day if this option is desired....moreless

                      • Broadband Access:

                        High speed cable ISP...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        in unit...moreless

                      • Elevator
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet:

                        high speed wireless router...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        all linens including beach towels...moreless

                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        One parking space only. Additional cars may be parked on the street...moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        (4) Telephone in living room and all bedrooms. Answerer in Living room. Fax machine in queen bedroom....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        in unit...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        wireless router in unit...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Multi cup coffee maker and grinder...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        All cooking utensils ...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        All dishes, glass ware, flat ware, table ware ...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen:

                        stove, large refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, food processor, coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster, blender, all cooking, baking, serving utensils and dishes...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator:

                        20 cubic foot...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Tennis:

                        available at nearby hotels...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        snorkel gear, umbrella, beach chairs...moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            (2) One kidde pool and one adult pool...moreless

                           

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                          Rates: $125/night for two adults, $135 for up to 4, and $145 for up to six adults
                          No additional charge for kids,$125 cleaning fee,13.4%.  No taxes on cleaning.
                          cancellation fee: 90-31 days before resrvation -$500 or rental amount,
                          whichever is less. 30 days or less - full amount
                          Multi-week discounts
                          Air conditioning available but because of our electric rates [highest in the
                          nation] we must charge an additional $15/day if it is desired. Non-refundable.
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                          Location

                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Kailua-Kona
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Hapuna Prince Hotel
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          6 courses within
                          1.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Queen Ka'ahumanu - Rt. 19
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Hpuna Prince Hotel
                          100 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          across street

                          Car: Necessary

                          Rollerblading, running, zip lining, volcano viewing, luaus, sunning, napping, sunset viewing, deep sea fishing, whale watching, and more than we can report here

                           

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                          Speaks: english
                           

                          Photos

                          • Welcome......Aloha!

                            Welcome......Aloha!

                          • Snorkeling in paradise

                            Snorkeling in paradise

                          • Beautiful rainbows...especially towards Waimea. You may even see a double!!!

                            Beautiful rainbows...especially towards Waimea. You may even see a double!!!

                          • Livingroom with the kitchen inthe background. Mirrors let you see all the flower

                            Livingroom with the kitchen inthe background. Mirrors let you see all the flower

                          • The Queen Bedroom

                            The Queen Bedroom

                          • One of the two bathrooms

                            One of the two bathrooms

                          • The pools! Shallow in one.....deeper in the other!

                            The pools! Shallow in one.....deeper in the other!

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • King Size Master Bedroom with lani (porch) right outside your door!

                            King Size Master Bedroom with lani (porch) right outside your door!

                          • The twin room where all the snorkel and beach gear is in the closet.

                            The twin room where all the snorkel and beach gear is in the closet.

                          • Look who stopped by while you were in the water!

                            Look who stopped by while you were in the water!

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                          This listing was first published here in 2005.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 07/21/2014
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