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Recent Puako reviews

  • Wow. What a great experience.

    "My family of fives (kids of 14, 13, 9) visited Hale Puako at the end of July. We had an excellent experience. The access to the different beaches--by foot and by car--was fantastic. The house was exactly as pictured, well maybe better. It doesn't get five starts because it is a "5 Star Resort" it gets five stars because of the excellent "as advertised" experience and the great service of the Two Papayas management. When we come back to the Big Island, we will certainly use Two Papayas again."
    Guest: Family of 5 Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 24, 2014
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  • Beautifully maintained place in great neighborhood

    "Wow! This is definitely the best equipped rental we have stayed in. There is only one unit down below and most of the unit is above garages so it is really quiet. The fixtures and furniture appear very new and up to date and are quite comfortable. I have never seen a kitchen so well stocked. Also loved having all the towels (both bath and beach), the folding chairs, boogie boards, etc. Laundry was downstairs and full sized machines were great. Even detergent was supplied. Used the backpack provided for our trips to the beach, of which there are many close by. Puako is pretty rocky but it was fun hanging out with the sea turtles. It is a nice, quiet residential neighborhood. Loved beach 69 and thought snorkeling there was good too. Having the Hawaii Revealed guide book was really helpful and the owners also provided lots of useful information. We were a bit hot being upstairs and not used to island humidity. The fans were mostly effective but we did need the wall ac unit in the master bedroom at night, especially if we were out of the house all day with the windows closed. I don't know if this was typical weather or if it was unusually hot that week. One tip: do not try to "rescue" the geckos by hand to take them outside. My daughter tried to do this and got bitten. The lizards in Arizona don't seem to do this. Everything else about the neighborhood was very friendly!"
    Guest: Dale L. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 9, 2014
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  • Amazing Location/People and Best Coral Reef!

    "I stayed here with a friend for almost a week, and at first was not sure where it was that we were driving to in the dark. When we arrived, the air was rich with the scent of flowers, and we opened the door to a week of bliss. Be warned - this is not in the middle of tourist central, and there are no major grocery stores nearby. Instead, there is a small general store that pipes in the hydrophoned calls of whales from the offshore harbour. There is the shallow reef, home to the resident turtles just across the street. And Bud - the penultimate host, and his pooch Sancho. We were sorry to have missed Peg, but I am sure we will go back to stay with them again. The suite is small, but good. There is an outdoor shower that really makes the night time snorkelling amazing :) All in all this place is one that I will remember for a long time to come!"
    Guest: Christina C. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 14, 2014
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  • An excellent family vacation in a beautiful setting

    "My wife and I celebrated fifty years together by inviting our daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons to a three week stay in this great house in unique Puako. The common room, the lanai and the beach occupied our days together while the detached bedrooms allowed for private time when desired. The boys (ages 6 and 3) loved the lawn, the beach and the pune'e. The adults (ages withheld) enjoyed the lanai for morning and evening meals and general ocean-gazing and reading during the day. Nights before bedtime were spent on the lanai talking story and on the beach with flashlights to explore the tidepools (low and high tides). I wish I could show you the 628 images of days, nights and incredible sunsets. It was a magical time."
    Guest: James R. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 30, 2014
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Puako Travel Tips

Puako Vacation Rentals: A Private Paradise

Hidden on the northern curl of Hawaii, framed to ocean views and open skies, is Puako. This tiny village (its population rests not quite at 500) seems an uncommon choice for family thrills. It's secluded, kept along the tropic jungles of the Big Island. It lacks the resort appeal of other towns and is not yet established as a tourist treat. But, in it, you can still experience adventure. It's a natural wonder. And, with Puako vacation rentals, you can now seek it out.

Puako Resort Rentals: Comfort and Joy

You remember it well: the days spent lamenting your vacation, hating every choice you made. A hotel was expensive and offered no space; a campground left you unsure. You thought you had exhausted all alternatives. You didn't, because Kohala Coast condos will allow you to find modern convenience without leaving the wild behind. You'll be settled within Puako and enjoying its many delights. It's a memory you'll forever keep.

Kohala Coast Condos: Exploration

You have no intention of simply letting the afternoons slip away. You wish to trek out from Puako resort rentals and embrace the scenery. That's now an easy thing. Find Sky Blue Canoe Adventures first. This family-owned canoeing operation will teach you all you need to know about conquering the waves, and then will send you out to do it. Dry off then with a day at Hapuna Beach and search for its coral reefs. Devote hours to hiking through Lapakah State Park, which offers carefully maintained fishing homes and Hawaiian traditions. And then let the Gathering of Kings, a celebration of dance and song, amaze you. The evening will end as wonderfully as the morning began.

Puako Vacation Rentals: Secluded and Stirring

You don't need crowds to prove perfection. You simply need Puako. Let Kohala Coast condos offer the adventure and privacy you've been longing for.

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