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Recent Puako reviews

  • Perfection!

    "This was the perfect house for all of us. Nothing was missed. Close proximity to the ocean and the sweet little beach right out in front was a big plus. We also very much appreciated the way the home is laid out, affording all of us both personal space and nice gathering place. The two things that I wanted to let you know which were greatly greatly appreciated was the fact that the house had everything you needed, but it wasn’t intrusive like someone was living there and moved out for the week while we occupied it. Everything was in perfect order and so clean. I like the fact that the drawers were so neatly stocked and that the refrigerator was clean without guest's leftovers. In other words, I loved the fact that it looked like no one was there before we were. I hope to rent again next year. It was the first house in two years that I loved (I have been traveling a lot so it’s a huge complement). Thank you so much for everything you’ve done for my family. Thank you again."
    Guest: Tracey O. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 17, 2014
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  • 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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  • Ulu Niu -our adopted Hawaiian home!

    "We just finished our 12th stay (one at Kolea and the rest at Ulu Niu). We feel like we are coming home each a wonderfully livable home, a fabulous beach, and amazing snorkeling. We have seen scads of fish, eels, turtles, manta rays...all in "our own bay"! We bring family and friends with us as newbies to the islands each time and find the location is convienient to all the wonderful sites like Volcanoes, Waipio Valley, Popolu Valley, and shopping/dining at the nearby resorts. We only wish we could stay longer and return more frequently! Best of all, our youngest daughter became engaged on the beach thus trip!"
    Guest: Mother of the Bride-to-be Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 2, 2014
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  • Banyon House

    "I celebrated my 75th Birthday with my family in the Banyan House. We stayed for 9 days. It was everything we expected. Clean, excellent well organized full kitchen, abundance of towels - simply, all one needed for a perfect stay. Most of all the location is superb, it could not have been more enjoyable. Every room had views of the ocean, lovely front lawn receding into the lava rocks and ocean. The children played happily in the tide pools which were safe. Shopping was easy and parks and snorkel places nearby. All in all, a perfect stay. The Management of 2Papayas was most caring and attentive."
    Guest: Mana Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 4, 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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