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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

Recent Kohala Coast reviews

  • Condo and location perfect

    "We spent two glorious weeks in this Puako condo. Very roomy, everything you could possibly need for a short or long stay, comfy beds, nice lanai with a beautiful view of ocean out front and the mountain behind, two pools a regular and wading pool. We even saw 5 wild turkeys out the back door. While the beach out front is not the best for swimming, good for kids though, it was great for seeing the turtles, looking in the tide pools and watching the sunsets. Beach 69, Hapuna and Mauna Kea just a short car trip up the road. We would have liked to snorkel the Puako reef but surf conditions were too rough and Beach 69 was only good on one of our days. Hapuna is a huge beach with good snorkelling on the north end and good boogie boarding but Mauna Kea was our favourite but you have to go early to get a parking spot from the hotel. The condo location was perfect for exploring the north end of the island and down to the many beaches south to the airport and the resort areas of Fairmont Orchid, Mauna Lani and Waikoloa. Loved it all."
    Guest: Canadian beach bums Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 24, 2014
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  • A Gem on the Northern slope of the Big Island

    "We booked this property for a family vacation in November 2014, and the home was magnificent. Set just west of Waimea, it is about 2500 feet above sea level. The late afternoon breezes from the East would roll in with a pleasant mist, and climate-wise it was similar to that of Northern California. On our arrival through a driveway lined by towering foliage, we were greeted by five wild turkeys bouncing about the lawn and even bounding onto the roof. Alas we were unable to catch the slowest one for Thanksgiving dinner. Entry into the home via the garage's entrance, one is embraced by the structure, almost claustrophobically as was one of Wright's features in his Taliesen homes -- he wanted guests to be welcomed and enwrapped on arrival. From there through the dining area, the layout opened up to reveal the large expanse of the living area with Wright furnishings including barrel chairs, origami chairs, and classic mission style furniture and thoughtful lighting. The lawn was putting green worthy and stepping toward the Eastern edge of the house, one finds a welcome hot tub. The bedrooms on the upper level were classic Wright, and decking from the master lent southerly views. This home is quite private with the front of the home facing the Keanuoimanu stream which can be heard trickling toward the sea. It is within 10-15 minutes' drive to beautiful beaches on the Kohala Coast, and travelling to Hilo and Volcanoes' National Park were picturesque jaunts over the Saddle road or along the Mamalahoa Highway. On a trip to Mauna Kea Observatory Visitor center where astronomy enthusiasts set up telescopes at nightfall and are generous in sharing their copes and knowledge of the night skies we took the Saddle Road and witnessed a five minute+ sheep stampede crossing from North to South, so do be careful with driving here at night [unless you want mutton]. We did not spot any donkeys, however, caution signs notwithstanding. Merriman's restaurant in Waimea was a great spot to wind down our visit the last night on the island and is but 10 minutes away. Excellent meal and stellar service. The house is well appointed:fully stocked cookware, dishes, washer/dryer units, and linens. Property management were always available, prompt and courteous. [She came out to check out a brush fire on the hillside in front of the house which was addressed by the local volunteer fire department. not a common occurrence rest assured.] A Wright afficianados dream."
    Guest: Richard G. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: January 16, 2015
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  • Heavenly stay at Villa Hui

    "We stayed at this beautiful home over Thanksgiving week. It was heaven! The home is meticulously decorated and lovingly cared for; everything was in order and Diana took care to make sure we were comfortable during our stay. The location is perfect.. Shops are walking distance, including Snorkel Bob's, where we rented snorkel gear and got expert advice and how and where to snorkel. It turns out one of the best spots on the island is at the private beach you have access to when you stay at this home. Also nearby are a grocery store and good restaurant choices! Perfection!"
    Guest: Minnesota Family Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 11, 2014
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  • Amazing stay on the Big Island!

    "This was our 3rd time to the Big Island, and the first time my husband and I rented a condo. We had an amazing time, and the condo was perfect location in terms of weather, proximity to the best beaches, shops and restaurants. It is a bit of a drive to Volcano National Park, but we just made that a one-day trip. While it is not on the beach, the location was perfect for us as we spent most of our time outside of the place as there is so much to do on the BI. The condo itself was amazing- I thought it would be nice from the pictures, but it far exceeded our expectations. It was reallly well-stocked, from the pantry with spices, to the beach equipment (boogies boards, beach mats, snorkel gear, chairs) and lots of towles! We loved the bbq on the lanai, so even the rainy day we could just hang out there. It was also very clean and tidy when we go there, and we loved every minute of our stay. It was just the 2 of us, so we had ample space. We hope to be back to Hawaii in the future and definitely would rent this place again."
    Guest: T.V. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
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