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  • Waikoloa beach villa G4 PARADISE ! ! !

    "Fantastic holiday in Hawaii ... This townhouse was the best location in waikoloa ..everything is easy to walk to ... We walked every morning got a Starbucks coffee and enjoyed the sunrise .. Restaurants shops and beaches are very close .. This is our 4 th visit to the big island and in waikoloa and by far this was the nicest place ... Bbq cooking kitchen right on the deck which is very convenent , lots of room , well stocked , comfortable , just felt like home ! Master bed room was huge and the other two rooms are very spacious with on suite attached ..we loved this place ... Sitting on your deck enjoying the peacefulness of the golf course but still having your privacy as well .. The owners are very responsive to any of your needs and just want you too enjoy there place as much as they do ...we will be back .. Muhalo !"
    Guest: Mike B. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
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  • Amazing getaway for the whole family

    "Our family spent a magical 3 weeks at Hale Aouli this summer. The house and grounds are truly spectacular - we spent many hours lounging by the pool, taking in the unbeatable view, and watching our little ones enjoy the water. The interior furnishings are also of the highest quality and very well put together - visiting Hale Aouli is like coming home to vacation property you've always dreamt of having - no detail has been overlooked. While the house itself is truly breathtaking, what really put the icing on the cake for us was the easy access to the grounds of the Fairmont Orchid right next door. Being able to walk down to the beach and order drinks and food by the water was a terrific benefit, especially since we had our little kids with us. The house management staff, the daily cleaning staff, and everyone associated with this property were complete professionals - we couldn't have asked for a better experience. We can't wait to be able to go back and spend some more time in this true Hawaiian paradise."
    Guest: Michael Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 31, 2014
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  • You won't be disappointed!

    "we just spent a week at this home. there were 5 of us, including our 2 young girls (10 months and 2 1/2) and nanny. the house was perfect, and with great outdoor spaces it gave us a great place to relax when we weren't enjoying the amenities of the four seasons. through the ppty manager, we rented all the gear we needed for the kids (cribs, stroller, etc...) and it couldn't have been easier. and the proximity to the hotel was also great, just 5-6 minutes by golf cart. we'll be back!"
    Guest: rr4 Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 6, 2015
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  • Perfect!

    "This house was absolutely lovely. As others have said, the beds were comfy, house was clean and gardens and hot tub very much appreciated. The location was serene. We all felt so relaxed and at peace. An easy drive back to the volcano to see the glow at night. I have rented through VRBO many times and have never felt like an owner truly cared about our vacation as Bernie did. She answered so many emails, provided info by mail on the location ahead of the trip and even did grocery shopping for us. I have stayed at homes that were much more expensive but did not come close to the level of care offered here. Our stay was more pleasant in the rainforest at Ohia Plantation than the oceanfront beach house in Kona. next time, we stay on the hilo side Of the island and take a few day trips to the beaches."
    Guest: Patricia Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 16, 2015
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Big Island Travel Tips

Hawaii is hands-down one of the most sought-after destinations in the U.S. There are eight main islands, and the largest and northernmost is called the Island of Hawaii -- better known as The Big Island -- to avoid confusing it with the rest of the state. It is a paradise filled with unparalleled natural wonders and all but two of the world’s climate zones, which serve as a home for a wealth of biodiversity. Come get your own slice of heaven on earth.

Kau

What’s a better sight to see than an active volcano spewing lava? Visit the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to see it for yourself. The Big Island is not only big, it’s still growing! Kilauea has been erupting since 1983. Situated 30 miles southwest of Hilo, it is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet. As a whole, the park boasts more than 150 miles of hiking trails through craters, rainforests, deserts and the volcanoes themselves. It is even considered a World Heritage Site. Amazingly, 250,000 to 650,000 cubic yards of lava are produced each day, which is enough to cover a road 20 miles long. Hurry, because no one knows when Kilauea will stop erupting! Catch this phenomenal natural event while supplies last! The visitor center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For the science behind it, take a walk through the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum for geologic displays, videos and maps. Besides the volcano, you and the family can explore Crater Rim Drive, an 11-mile scenic drive within the park.

Kohala Coast

Along the western edge you will find the black lava fields of the Kohala Coast. However, a little further south lies the yang to its ying, Hapuna Beach, which is bursting with Hawaii’s biggest white-sand beaches. Let’s put it this way: Hapuna has hit international top ten lists year after year. The landscape are pristine, and the vistas couldn’t get much better. At Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, you’ll discover lava rock carvings etched hundreds of years ago by native Hawaiians. No one is exactly sure what they mean, but it is generally thought that these carvings are records of birth and deaths from the ancient culture. There’s no better time than now, so treat yourself to luxury living as you can freshen up at top-tier spas to recharge and feel yourself again. Don’t forget to hit a round of golf on the world-class fairways and greens. Jack Nicklaus designed Hualalai Golf Course, while Robert Trent Jones Sr. had his hand at Mauna Kea Resort. Rest assured, you won’t go wrong.

Hamakua Coast

Hamakua Coast, on the eastern side, is famous for its waterfalls and riveting rainforest. Explore the heart-stopping Akaka Falls, where waters spill 442 feet through a gorge into the river below. You’ll be surrounded by bamboo, birds of paradise and huge ti plants along the way. The coast is ribbed with valleys and gulches that you’ll see during your drive at the Hamakua Heritage Corridor, a trip that passes rainforests and waterfalls alike. Unwind in 275 acres of beauty at the World Botanical Garden, home to the Umauma Falls, before you go zip-lining along vistas of the Pacific Ocean. It’s a perfect adventure for thrill-seekers young and old!

Hilo

You’ll be shouting “ahola” as you arrive in Hilo International Airport in this eastern region. The landscape brims with more rainforests and gardens than you will know what to do with. For science lovers, enjoy the amazing exhibits in the Pacific Museum and Imiloa Astronomy Center, Hilo’s newest top-notch attraction. To get a fresh bite to eat, pick out your favorite exotic fruit at Hilo Farmers Market, a knockout among locals. Cafe Pesto serves seafood caught the same day that will leave you and your family wowed.

Puna

Puna packs those black-sand beaches that Hawaii is known for. Tourists flock to Kalapana, a historic town destroyed by lava. Today, the site is the prime spot to see the lava reach the sea. A few miles away, you can see Keaau, where lands used to be covered in sugar canes. At the Lava Tree State Park, there are molds of trees that lava formed in the 1700s. Swim in pools heated by the volcanoes beside regions rich in tropical fruits and vegetation. Isaac Hale Beach Park provides one of the island’s most coveted surf spots, although swimming is not recommended due to the strong currents.

In Hawaii, you’ll leave with more than just a lei around your neck, you’ll come home with zip-line extravaganzas, volcano explosions and Pacific seafood dinners floating on your mind.

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