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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We came here with our 8 month old and it was fantastic. Beautiful home, away from the heat and traffic downtown. AMAZING sunsets every night. It was such a relaxing experience and such a great way to spend a week. We had a rental car so getting to the beach was an easy 15 minute drive, but it was great to be a little bit removed from the resorts/downtown/beach area when we wanted to just chill at night. Also loved the wild chickens and turkeys that sometimes roam the neighborhood. HIGHLY recommend it for any type of family."
Guest: DC Young FamilyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 25, 2015
"March 16 to April 1
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, this was our first time staying in Kona at a slightly higher elevation as we have always been down at the Alii Drive level area, and after being up here, it’s the only place we will stay if we make it back to the Big Island again. The cool evening breeze was a welcome relief after a hot day of activities, and the sunsets from the pool or outdoor shower made it all the better. Add to that fresh fruits from the garden and well its someplace you won’t want to leave."
Guest: BC vicitorsDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 3, 2015
"We spent 11 days at Hale Lani to celebrate our 40th Anniversary with our kids and grandchildren. The grounds are breathtaking ! We spent most of our vacation in the tropical manicured backyard enjoying the beautiful pool. The Sandy bottomed paddling pool was perfect for the 3 little ones ! The swim up bar was a fun added feature !
We thank you Richard for helping us out during our stay. We all appreciated your thoughtfulness. You went above and beyond !
You won't be disappointed if you stay at this amazing property ! We hope to be back again someday !"
Guest: KathyDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 13, 2015
Charming and inspired homebase for Big Island explorations!
"We enjoyed calling Mango Cottage “home” during the second half of our recent visit to the Big Island.
Past reviews don’t lie: Mango Cottage – and its owners – are a real gem. Christine was a joy to work with from the start. She warmly greeted us upon arrival. With peaceful Hawaiian music playing on the radio, plumeria blossoms throughout the house, wine chilling in the refrigerator and fresh oranges and papaya in the kitchen – we felt greatly welcomed.
Surrounded by beautiful landscaping and gate at the front of the driveway, Mango Cottage is private. We found the neighborhood quiet and the hillside location gave expansive view of the coastline below. The house was clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked and we had no trouble preparing meals. We were thankful to have use of a BBQ and washer/dryer. Had we of forgotten snorkeling gear there was plenty available. The hot tub was enjoyed after days of exploration.
I appreciated Christine’s attention to detail both in and outside of the home. Outside, I smiled more than once happening upon hidden treasures tucked here and there among the landscape. Christine’s green thumb shows in all areas of the yard and floral smells waft into the home day and night.
The location of Mango Cottage was ideal for exploring many west-side island locations. Kailua-Kona is only a short drive away. We ventured north to the Pololu Valley Lookout after visiting the charming towns of Waimea and Hawi. We explored several beaches and enjoyed sunset from A Bay on more than one evening. With family also on-island, we traveled south for the Thanksgiving holiday – first to South Point (windy and beautiful) and then on to Sea Mountain where family had rented a condo. Punalu’u Beach was a good place to sink your feet into black sand while watching sea turtles rest on shore. Though there were several options for snorkeling, we enjoyed return visits to Kahalu’u and Ho’okena Beach Parks. We opted for the short – but steep – hike down to Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook Monument where we snorkeled for hours and saw both spinner and bottlenose dolphins from afar. As all the guidebooks advise, Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park is not to be missed.
The Big Island is a special place. There is a great deal to explore and the beauty is vast and varied. Our time at Mango Cottage allowed us to settle in and make the most of our visit on the island, while giving us opportunity to create cherished memories."
Guest: Kelsie & DomDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 18, 2014