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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We loved this wonderful home for our two month visit to the Big Island! What did we love about it? In a word, everything! Spacious, well equipped, very clean, wonderful king size bed (three bedrooms, but only two of us), centrally located for our needs, quietness of the area, views of the mountains, ocean, and beautiful sunrises made this the ideal home for our visit. The owners are really nice people and very accommodating. We had great communication and even additional photos before our arrival and provided a list with descriptions of exciting things to do on the island. They even provided beach chairs, snorkel gear, beach towels and anything else needed for the beach.
We were here during the winter visits of Humpback whales and blessed with many spectacular viewing opportunities. There are great beaches and hiking opportunities in the immediate area and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is just a short drive away with many sights and hikes to enjoy. We really enjoyed two local places to eat and snack, Hana Hou Restaurant with a full and the Punaluu Bakery with great sandwiches, ice cream and malasadas. The central location, which is roughly halfway between Hilo and Kona, enabled us to do several day trips to other parts of the island and we even got in an overnighter in the backcountry of the national park.
For us this home was magical and the great value allowed us to do more things than if we had stayed in a resort area. We hope to be able to return in the future."
Guest: Dan & JoDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: March 4, 2015
"We are shortly returned from our stay in this lovely condo - what a perfect spot! I have been coming to Hawaii - and Colony One, where this condo is located - for years. So far, this unit is my favorite condo there. Renting a condo is always a gamble - you never know what you're going to get - but this place was clean, roomy, and charming, with lots of local island touches. We cooked most of our own meals during our stay, so we appreciated the fully-stocked kitchen and the barbecue area by the pool, where we spent several hours grilling and making friends with other visitors.
The location can't be beat - nearby beaches and Volcano National Park are both an easy drive away, and must-sees like Pt of Refuge, Hilo, and the Kona waterfront all make great day trips. If you want to stay close to home, you can visit the gorgeous black sand beach, swim in the pool (and hot tub set in volcanic rock), golf, or take one of the many nearby hikes and beaches. This is also an amazing spot for sea turtles - we saw nine during 30-40 minutes snorkeling in the water right off the black sand beach! I highly recommend this place for a quiet getaway or any adventurous souls looking to explore the Big Island!"
Guest: H&JDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 7, 2014
"this house and property was AMAZING! We were so happy with everything, from the gorgeous views to the great spaces, large kitchen and spacious bedrooms and everything you would need. Loved how private it is and Shirley was so friendly and helpful. We and our wedding party stay with us there and had our wedding at Whittington Beach, and a reception on the property. It was breathtaking. If I could live there, I totally would!! It was so peaceful waking up to the sunrise with some fresh 100% Kona coffee and the beautiful flowers and trees. I had the best orange I've ever had on an orange tree there. I could just go on and on! We really loved that each bedroom had a lanai (deck) and lots of seating on each one, all with breathtaking views. All of us fell in love with the rental. Don't hesitate, rent it, you won't be disappointed!"
Guest: Dandylyon Shannon K.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
"This is a beautiful home that is well maintained with 3 nice size bedrooms, large showers, and big porch. It was great for our large family of 7. Owner was very easy to work with and got in touch with us quickly. Nice quiet setting between Kona and Hilo. Close to green sand beach and not too far from Hawaii Volcano National Park. We had a great vacation."
Guest: candy r.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 30, 2015