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Snorkel Hawaii's Best Reef, Swim with Dolphins, Enjoy Hawaii Local Style!

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Kealakekua Bay house description

This historical Hawaiian style beach home is perfect for anyone wishing to experience a self-guided experience to the natural beauty Hawaii has to offer. Located just one house up from the beautiful Manini Beach Park (the entrance to the famous Kealakekua Bay) and bordering Napoopoo Park (a beautiful ocean front with great tide-pooling), this home is a perfect base camp for the many adventures awaiting you nearby; including snorkeling/kayaking to Captain Cook Monument, swimming with the wild spinner dolphins, exploring and uncovering the treasures in the local tide pools, and hiking the many beautiful cliffs and trails through the Kona countryside. However, if you would rather slow the pace down, kick up your feet and relax, this is also the perfect place to do it. You can wake up to the natural salty breeze coming off the ocean, brew up a truly fresh cup of Kona coffee, then wander outside to catch some sun on our beautifully manicured lawn, or to the beach for a morning swim. While here you can meet the locals, visit some of the nearby historical sites, such as Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau also known as the city of refuge, Captain Cook Monument, and others in the area. Later on that evening you can enjoy a perfect Hawaiian sunset, after a calm soothing day.

Our spacious 4 bedroom home is open and airy, which is perfect if you like to go to sleep to the sound of the ocean waves, and wake up to the sounds of Hawaii's abundant wildlife. And who would not enjoy rinsing off in our outdoor shower after a beautiful dive in the bay? We also have papaya, mango and pumulo trees in the yard for your enjoyment. While there are 4 bedrooms (3 rooms with queen beds, and 1 room with a double and a twin), there is also one hide-a-bed, as well as a twin bed downstairs in the reading nook. In all, the house can sleep up to 12 people comfortably. There are 1 and ½ indoor bathrooms, and one outdoor shower.

The surrounding area is adorned with flowering plants, and tropical fruit trees. As you are out and about, you will likely see several neighborhood vender stands that are sprinkled throughout the area offering fresh local goods, such as fruits, macadamia nuts, traditional Hawaiian lays, and fresh Kona coffee.

We look forward to opening our home to you, enjoy your stay, and mahalo!

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Limited Accessibility...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 2: toilet

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              • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower

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              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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              • There are 2 half bathrooms, one on each floor. And two separate showers, a large walk-in downstairs and a large outdoor shower....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront:

                Unobstructed access at west end of property. Rock path leads to Napoopoo park where there are great tide pools. No Beach access. ...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

              • Dining:

                There is a large family style table that will seat 8, and there is also a bar that will seat and additional 3 people right behind the table that is perfect for children. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                2 open parking spots...moreless

              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided:

                Bath towels and beach towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, spices...moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
               

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              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $250
              $1,575 $4,999
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Non-Refundable Cleaning $250
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 14%

              Notes:

              *Damage Deposit is due at booking, will be returned 14 days after your stay pending inspection.

              *There will be a 100% refund is canceled at least 30 days prior to arrival date.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 12/24/2014
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              Location

              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Kona Airport
              14 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Kona Country Club
              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Mamalahoa Highway
              4.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Keei Cafe
              80 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Mauna Kea
              0.15 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Manini Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Walking distance to Manini Beach Park and Kealakekua Bay, where you can snorkel Hawaii's number one Marine Conservation Sanctuary. Hike down or snorkel/kayak across the bay to get to Captain Cook monument. Learn about Hawaii's rich History at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Park. Take a night dive (or just observe) 23 foot manta rays. Check out the farmers markets and great shopping on Alii Drive.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1964

              About the owner: Tonya and I love this old Hawaiian plantation style home. We lived here with 2 of our 5 children till our jobs forced us to move. Tonya is an RN and I'm a Respiratory Theripst. This historical home continues to be a family gathering place where our family enjoys vacations. My dad spent the last year's of his life with his soul mate/wife Jeannie.

              Why the Owner Chose Kealakekua Bay:
              My dad found this unique home in 1964. We use it as a base camp get-away for fishing and skindiving mooring our boat in the bay. A bit of the homes history is worthy of mentioning. The house was prior to 1946 located at the mouth on Napoopoo beach. According to a prominate local long line fisherman, Mr Leslie, Sr., the 1946 'tidal wave' washed the house inland several hundred yards. The house was purchased by a local Japanese family and moved to its current location.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Kealakekua Bay! What more needs to be said. Porpoise swimming in the bay nearly every morning, unforgettable skydiving, fishing, scenery and Manini Beach less than a minute away. The National Park, the City of Refuse is just a 5 minute drive away. If you want to see Hawaii as it was 50 years ago in a quaint Hawaiin plantation home with a lush yard then come enjoy the Mana of this last piece of historic Hawaii.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Here is our Historical Beach home. It has a lot of character and we welcome you!

                Here is our Historical Beach home. It has a lot of character and we welcome you!

              • The upstairs has 4 bedrooms and 1 hide-a-bed that can accomodate up to 12 people

                The upstairs has 4 bedrooms and 1 hide-a-bed that can accomodate up to 12 people

              • #3 All bedrooms have traditional slider windows built by the original Asian owne

                #3 All bedrooms have traditional slider windows built by the original Asian owne

              • Bedroom #2 has two twin beds, perfect for kids.

                Bedroom #2 has two twin beds, perfect for kids.

              • This is the reading nook located on the bottom floor, not counted as a bedroom

                This is the reading nook located on the bottom floor, not counted as a bedroom

              • Kitchen comes fully furnished.

                Kitchen comes fully furnished.

              • Our yard is well manicured, and has some flowering, and fruit trees

                Our yard is well manicured, and has some flowering, and fruit trees

              • Manini Beach, the entrance point into kealakekua bay, home of the dolphins

                Manini Beach, the entrance point into kealakekua bay, home of the dolphins

              • Kids LOVE finding the many creatures that live in the tide pools

                Kids LOVE finding the many creatures that live in the tide pools

              • The spinner dolphins can be found playing in Kealakekua bay most mornings

                The spinner dolphins can be found playing in Kealakekua bay most mornings

              • St. Benedict's Painted Church is just a few minutes from the home as well

                St. Benedict's Painted Church is just a few minutes from the home as well

              • Kitchen has traditional screen walls so you can be a part of the surroundings.

                Kitchen has traditional screen walls so you can be a part of the surroundings.

              • This is a lounging area at the top of the stairs

                This is a lounging area at the top of the stairs

              • Bedroom #1

                Bedroom #1

              • Bedroom #4; All bedrooms have ceiling fans installed.

                Bedroom #4; All bedrooms have ceiling fans installed.

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • This outdoor shower is perfect for rinsing off after a swim in the ocean

                This outdoor shower is perfect for rinsing off after a swim in the ocean

              • We have unobstructed access to Napoopoo, and just one house between us & Manini

                We have unobstructed access to Napoopoo, and just one house between us & Manini

              • Napoopoo Park is straight out our back door, where you can enjoy the tide pools

                Napoopoo Park is straight out our back door, where you can enjoy the tide pools

              • Manini Beach State Park, a great place to relax and take a nap after snorkeling

                Manini Beach State Park, a great place to relax and take a nap after snorkeling

              • Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park, is just minutes from our home

                Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park, is just minutes from our home

              • Just up the road is a beautiful beach, Ho'okena where Honu's and dolphins play

                Just up the road is a beautiful beach, Ho'okena where Honu's and dolphins play

              VRBO #597302

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Saturday, December 27, 2014

              $250 per night (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

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              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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              Speaks: english
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