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Recent Honaunau reviews

  • awesome rainforest studio

    "I travelled to the Big Island for a two week holiday. I wanted to explore the island so stayed in 4 different locations. On the south Kona coast I spent 5 very enjoyable nights in the "Tropical Hideaway". I would recommend spending at least a few days in this area for its proximity to great snorekeling at 2-step (a 5 munite drive down the hill from the studio) and Captain Cook Monument as well as to enjoy the quiet, laid back cooler environment of this lush area. I loved the tropical hideaway. It is a very cute studio apartment with its own patio and garden area. The show is outdoors and super cool, gives one a Robinson Crusoe feeling. The windows of the studio are simply screens, no glass. This allows for lovely cooling breezes and no air conditioning or even a fan are required for a pleasant relaxing sleep. The patio is covered, so even if it is raining (which can happen later in the day) you can still sit outside and enjoy the outdoors. At night on the patio there was the wonderful sound of the coqui frogs and by night and day I enjoyed visits from the resident cats, geckos, and even a really cool snail. Kathy the owner and resident of the main house on the property is extremely friendly and gracious and helpful, however, is totally respectful of your privacy. She has a lovely property filled with tropical plants and fruit trees, some of which you are able to eat if in season. I would highly recommend a stay at this tranquil paradise, and hope that I have the chanced to return one day."
    Guest: lauren g. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Very family friendly

    "The house is in a beautiful location with amazing views of the ocean. It worked perfectly for our large family vacation. The house is safe for young kids and includes toys and a yard for running around. It was a great jumping off point for exploring the Kona side of the island. We had a wonderful stay and hope to return sometime in the future."
    Guest: Elisha M. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 25, 2014
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  • For us, this was the perfect base for exploring Kona.

    "Other reviews give you give you great detail so not needed here. The pictures are 100% accurate. As to the road up to the house, yes it is rough. But it is an interesting 5 minute drive through 'rural' Hawaii and any passenger will see lots of birds. We had a subcompact car, I drove slowly and we had no problems. After too many days on Waikiki, the coffee farm was heaven. Among the perks, you are only an hour and a half from Volcano National Park. We got to explore the Thurston lava tube and no one else was there. Be early. Other than the day at the park we spent all our time in the Kona area. It is hard to tear yourself away from Place of Refuge, only ten minutes away and you can swim with the turtles and more. But there are other beaches and lots to do. In the area we found a farmer's market, an artisan bakery across from the ChoiceMart, a great pizza place next to the bakery, the Kona Living History Coffee Farm, breakfast at Tashima's ( on Hwy 11 at junction with 180) and tons of little shops and galleries along Hwy 11 for the curious shoppers. And local history sites span from Hawaiian kings to Captain Cook to Saint Damien. Then, you get to come home at night and have a beautiful sunset on the lanai. The Kona area is so much fun and the coffee farm almost makes you feel like a local."
    Guest: Happy Traveller Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 2, 2014
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  • Heaven on Earth

    "My husband and I stayed 11 nights in the Jungle Cottage early February 2014. All that really needs to be said is: it is a little piece of paradise! We stayed in a couple of other hotel/B&B as well during our stay on the Big Island, and none of them, nor other places we looked into staying at, remotely compared to the accommodation at Bwana Bob. The cottages there are surrounded by lush vegetation and have a beautiful ocean view; it is extremely peaceful and one feels far away from civilization and lost in the jungle yet Kona is just a few miles away. "Our" Jungle Cottage was so cozy and so romantic, very clean - there could not have been a more perfect place to spend our honeymoon! Upon check-in, I was amazed to find absolutely everything we needed: a kitchen stocked with all the essentials, soaps and shampoos, bath and beach towels, beach mats, folding chairs, snorkeling gear, ice cooler, and yes, even an umbrella! Not to mention a pound of the delicious Bwana Bob coffee, and fresh fruit including the sweetest pineapple! In the cottage there is also a TV, DVDs, videos, magazines, guides, maps - and the list goes on. The highlight of my stay at the Jungle Cottage was being able to pick fruit from the fruit trees in the garden: nothing like starting your day with juice from freshly picked oranges or juicy mangoes and fleshy bananas! Our hosts were absolutely wonderful! They are so friendly and bent over backwards to make our stay as fantastic as possible. We witnessed the coffee roasting process. Well, you haven't lived until you have seen Steve's Roast O Rama and the place where he does it! Fascinating! I could have spent hours in his workshop studying all the machines and robots and gadgets and tackle and apparatuses and equipment! Something to tell your grandchildren about, lol! That coffee roasting process if a must-see, so is Bwana Bob's accommodation! I highly recommend it to anyone spending any time at all on the Big Island! And should I go back to Hawaii, this is definitely where I will want to stay! Thank you Susan and Steve, for sharing your paradise with us!"
    Guest: Christine Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: February 18, 2014
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Honaunau Travel Tips

Revel in Hawaii's Beauty with Honaunau Condo Rentals

Avid travelers who want to avoid so-called tourist traps on the Kona Coast of Hawaii know that booking vacation accommodations through Honaunau condo rentals is the way to go. Renting a private property through Honaunau vacation homes affords clients full privacy when desired - with all the amenities of home. Instead of wasting money at hotel gift shops, the smart traveler staying at Honaunau condo rentals is able to spend funds on more exciting activities, such as whale watching, deep sea fishing, or hiking among majestic waterfalls.

Savor The Kona Coast from Above

There's no debate that the coast of Kona on the big island of Hawaii provides both locals and visitors a chance to experience a bit of paradise. Explorers can hike through the rain forest, snorkel or scuba dive in clear waters, or traverse miles of immaculate beaches. However, more daring travelers may want to try parasailing. UFO Parasailing in Kailua-Kona allows participants to soar high above the scenic Kona coastline. This company also offers activities such as wake boarding or banana boating for the active enthusiast.

Uncover The Magic of The Big Island

There's so much mystery to behold in your proverbial backyard when you stay at one of Kona Coast vacation rentals. A bit north of Honaunau vacation homes lies the Puakõ Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve. Here, visitors speculate about the origins of ancient Hawaiian rock carvings called petroglyphs. Another mysterious occurrence that constantly astounds locals and tourists alike is the green flash. The green flash appears on clear evenings when the sun is setting. On such an evening, a bright green flash will materialize just as the sun drops below the horizon. One of the best places to view this miracle of nature is at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historic Park. Be amazed when you visit the Kona Coast.

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