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Recent Puako reviews

  • Beautiful place, not a big resort community

    "This was our 1st trip to the Big Island and couldn't have chosen a better spot. The cottage is the perfect size for 2 people and had everything needed. We loved having the beach chairs etc. for the beach trips and couldn't think of anything we would have added to the kitchen utensils or supplies. The decor of the cottage was apprioate for its location and loved the linen sheets. The biggest plus besides the what was already mentioned above was the friendly neiborhood, away from the big resorts but close enough to go for dinner if you wanted. 2 Papayas level of service was great and we loved finding the 2 papayas in the frig to enjoy later. It was a wonderful 2 weeks"
    Guest: Clearwater 123 Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 21, 2015
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  • Exceptional!!!

    "4 friends and I stayed for a week and absolutely loved the house. Within a few minutes of arrival whales greeted us by breaching just off the reef. The kitchen was well stocked with spices and everything else you could need. We grilled fresh fish outside on the weber almost every night and ate outside on the table on the lanai. We snorkeled for hours off our own beach, seeing dozens of turtles and tons of fish. The water is warm, calm and shallow for swimming. Snorkeling out over the reef has to be done carefully. Kalia was very helpful throughout the rental process. The bedrooms are separated from the bedrooms by a breezeway which is convenient. The house is very tastefully decorated. Two bedrooms face the ocean directly, a master bedroom and smaller bedroom. I loved the middle bedroom behind the two front bedrooms with its outdoor shower. there is a cute general just down the road. As an added bonus on our last night a mother turtle came onto our beach, laid her eggs during the night, covered them with sand then left early the next morning. Whoever stays here in a month should look for baby turtles climbing back toward the water. A memorable stay!!!"
    Guest: mb Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 13, 2015
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  • Puako Time!

    "Our annual visit to the Big Island was even better this year thanks to our stay at this vintage beach front home. Nothing fancy, just everything you need to have a great time. Morning coffee and afternoon Mai Tai's in lounge chairs, peacefully watching the tide spray the lava flow that extends from the beach. Just a few minutes away from multiple beaches and 10 minutes from the dive shop - Kohala Divers (our favorite). The owners of the home are very kind, helpful and giving. They live on the property as well, but you'd never know it - they give you your space. It's a great place to party! We can't wait to go back!!"
    Guest: Puako Squid Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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  • Rustic beach cottage

    "This rental has the most beautiful location in Hawaii. The wrap-around view is truly spectacular. But the description given by the manager is more realistic than I anticipated. It is rustic. Bathrooms are "old cottage vintage". I was unprepared for the mosquitoes which were particularly abundant during the sunset. And at this price point a gas BBQ would be expected. However - the pictures of the ocean front location are real - it is truly a fabulous location."
    Guest: Sheila K. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 10, 2015
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