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Kona Dreams is a private retreat in Captain Cook, 35 miles south of Kona Airport. An easy drive on highways 19 & 11 along the dramatic coastline takes you past Kailua-Kona, to history rich Keauhou, Kealakekua, Captain Cook, and Honaunau, through the Big Island’s fertile agricultural region, where coffee grows alongside macadamia, cacao, vanilla beans, avocado, and an endless feast of tree ripened fruit.
A clearly marked turn takes you from an elevation of 1,100 ft through the quiet Kona Paradise community, right down to sea level and the ocean.
Park your car and walk for less than 60 seconds to the ocean. Look for turtles or even a monk seal resting on the beautiful black lava pebble beach.
This home was designed to capture every breeze. The interior is decorated with artwork the owners collect during their travels around the Pacific Rim. A spacious living area is equipped with a flat screen TV, media player, guidebooks, and leisure reading. Comfortable furniture invites you to relax under the cathedral ceiling supported by solid ohia logs.
The airy master bedroom features a king size bed made of local ohia wood and has a separate walk-in closet, master bath, and a private lanai. The guest bedroom has a full bath and a lanai of its own. The kitchen is equipped with everything to make enjoyable meals from scratch. While you enjoy sitting on the shaded lanai, watch the tropical sunset or look for breaching whales.
You may do laundry onsite, beach towels are provided. Wifi, high-speed broadband, and free telephone calls to the mainland US, Canada, and Guam keep you wired and connected.
The house sits on a lovingly landscaped lot with flowering orchids, plumeria trees, coconut palms. Feel free to pick luscious mangos and limes in season.
The bay beyond the beach is well known for scenic snorkeling and excellent scuba diving. In the garage you will find snorkel gear, water toys, beach furniture, umbrella and cooler to enjoy during your visit. Or take the kayak out for a paddle and look for dolphins swimming in the bay.
Detailed information about these and many other activities are available to guests, just ask.
A separate living area with a full bath that sleeps up to 3 more guests is occasionally available. Rates vary depending on season and number of guests.
The excellent Kona Community Hospital is 18 miles north on Highway 11.
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Standard Rate 2015 Jan 6 - Dec 19, 2015 4 night min stay
Holiday Rate 2015 Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2016 7 night min stay
Standard Rate 2016 Jan 6 - Dec 19, 2016 4 night min stay
Holiday Rate 2016 Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2017 7 night min stay
Standard Rate 2017 Jan 6 - Dec 19, 2017 4 night min stay
Holiday Rate 2017 Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2018 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Damage insurance policy$39
Rates quoted are for two guests; additional fees apply to more guests. Please inquire and we will respond promptly!
A $500 Refundable Security Deposit may be collected in place of the $39.00 Damage Insurance Policy.
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Ho'okena Beach Park is minutes away. Nearby Pu'uhonoa O Honaunau (Place of Refuge) NHP illuminates Hawai'i before the arrival of Europeans. Spend a leisurely day visiting Kealakekua Bay and the charming St. Benedict's Painted Church. Drive 30 miles to the southern most point in the US. Volcanoes NP, a 90 minute drive, is open 24 hours a day and especially dramatic in the evening. Stores, farm stands, farmers markets, and numerous coffee plantations are nearby, as are a number of good restaurants serving fresh and local food.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We have travelled extensively around the world. The Big Island is our favorite place on earth. Kona Dreams is our refuge.
Why the Owner Chose Captain Cook: This oceanside home is our dream home come true. We love the airy rooms, the peace and quiet, the sounds of the ocean, the sunshine and the breeze, and the stars overhead at night.
The Unique Benefits at this House: 1 minute walk to beach. Spacious modern home. Hear and see the ocean from every room. Convenient to outdoor activities and shopping.