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WE AIM TO PLEASE YOU by providing the best equipped, outstanding vacation spot on the Kona coast!! Our charming, private four bedroom, two and a half bath beach house is across the street from Kealakekua Bay, in quaint, historic, alternately bustling and serene Napo'opo'o Village. Our home is perfect for enjoying the uniqueness of this area and the Big Island. Hale o Lei has both inside and open-air living and dining areas, private master bedroom suite, outside hot tub, a large sunning deck, and two lanais facing the ocean and one facing the mountains. It is fully screened, to allow you to feel the trade winds. We have completely outfitted Hale o Lei so that you will feel like you are coming home to paradise every day!
It is about 100 feet from the kayak launching pier, a short walk to Manini or Keei Beach, a one mile kayak paddle to the Captain Cook Monument, a short drive to Pu'uhonua o Honaunau (the Place of Refuge), and right at some of the best snorkeling and spinner dolphin watching in Hawaii. We live on the Big Island, and are eager to help in any way to make this your best vacation experience ever!
For a full Big Island experience, combine your visit with Hale Ehu Kai, our accessible oceanfront house on the other side of the Island!
King size beds (1) One in the upstairs master suite (memory foam mattress) and one in a first floor bedroom with attached half bath (memory foam mattress)., Queen size Beds (1) Memory foam topper, Twin or Single Beds (1) Memory foam toppers., Child Beds (1) Folding foam futon as well as a youth bed, Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib/play pen, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One queen hide-a-bed in outside living room and two double futons in inside living room....moreless
Outside shower for coming in from the beach or before a spa. Guests are free to eat outstanding Hayden mangos, apple bananas, pineapples, coconuts, and papayas from the property, when in season....moreless
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning- average fee$200
Rate in quotes is for 2 people without cleaning fees/refundable security deposit (these fees will be added into owner quotes). Extra people (adults or children) are $20 plus tax each. There are discounts of 10% for 2 weeks or more and 20% for a month or more.
Half down and half 30 days prior to visit. Payment may be made by check, wire, or PayPal. There are extra fees for wiring and PayPal/credit card payment.
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Relaxing at the house, in the spa, or on the beach. Exploring the Big Island.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Aloha! We relocated to Hawaii about 14 years ago, after retiring from lives as cattle ranchers, teacher, consultant, and human resources manager. We had visited all of the Hawaiian Islands and other tropical areas around the world, and chose the Big Island as our home. In this phase of our lives, we love to share our adopted home with others and have established two spectacular vacation rentals on both sides of the Big Island to allow this.
Why the Owner Chose Kealakekua Bay: Kealakekua Bay has probably the best snorkeling in all of Hawaii! The dolphins and other sea life share this unique place with us and our guests. Hale o Lei allows us to affordably share Kealakekua Bay with others.
The Unique Benefits at this House: You have the enviable choices of just staying in the area and enjoying one of the most beautiful, relaxing places in the world, OR using Hale o Lei as a comfortable base to explore one of the most dynamic islands in the world.