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Recent Puako reviews

  • Lovely location & manager, house a bit tired

    "This is our second stay in the Kona side of this property. Still in love with the location, right on the water in Puako with turtles sunbathing on the rocks! It has a great 3 mile run to the surf spot & back, snorkeling if the weather allows, and a charming well-stocked general store an easy walk. Great rental company, always friendly & leave helpful info & tips. If you're concerned about privacy from the other condo, no worries - it's very thoughtfully screened & fenced so that you hardly notice that you have neighbors. The house itself is getting pretty tired in spots, definitely deteriorated from out last visit 2 years ago. The older bathroom is a bit grimey but the shower still has great hot water & great water pressure. The beds and sheets are soft & comfy (master is a good size, but the second bedroom is pretty tight - think Europe). The living room is average - furniture is worn and not too comfortable but has a great view of the water. The kitchen was our main complaint - it is sorely in need of an appliance & supply update. The dishwasher would not turn on (front panel was also missing), the little mini-range was probably just above the level of piece-of-junk brand new and now the temperature knob spins like the wheel-of-fortune leaving you guessing. The toaster burns one corner of your bread black and leaves the other corner raw. The knives cut about as well as a spoon & the silverware is pretty rusted. In short: if you're looking to spend very little time indoors, want to be on the water, and only care about the water pressure, the bed, and the view it's a perfect spot. If you're planning on spending any time lounging in the living room or cooking, look elsewhere."
    Guest: Kate Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 16, 2015
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  • First Class Top Notch Villa!!!

    "The Villa was first class all the way... Great location, tons of fun right outside the door with snorkel, scuba, stand up paddle board, kayaking, over 20 sea turtles just resting on the rocks and beaches outside. Some of the best beaches minutes away. Golf, Spas, etc... Rooms were all big and comfortable with beautiful bathrooms attached and ocean views everywhere. Kitchen was beautiful with Viking appliances and granite counters (warning -you are basically sharing a jungle like tropical setting with all that nature brings, so make sure you clean up or the ants will come out). Could have stayed forever, but reality called us home for now... We'll be back! Other info: Surprisingly, we had dive and snorkel boats mooring at three different buoys right outside the villa every day; we snorkeled and were surprised how great it was (you need water shoes to avoid spiny urchin stings to get out). We're also certified divers, so later we rented scuba equipment from a local shop and had some great shore dives right out front. The outside shower made rinse and clean up of gear simple. There wasn't much information on this before we left so this info should be helpful for future visitors. Only negative was they could really use soft water - or a dish washer with built in soft water like Miele or Bosch... The hard water had already done damage to the dishwasher’s plastic silverware holder so the silverware would fall through cracks and holes in the bottom. The place is only 2 years old and the dishwasher is already taking a beating because of the hard water (Viking isn't really known for their dishwashers anyway)... But other than that PERFECT!!!"
    Guest: Jeff Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 2, 2015
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  • Like being in Paradise

    "We loved the property! It is well maintained and has everything you need or want. The pool and hot tub were wonderful. The only negative is the road to the property. It is very rough. The property is very private but close enough to activities of the island."
    Guest: Mom Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 6, 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: Mark W. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 22, 2014
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