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Recent Kealakekua Bay reviews

  • a good place to stay

    "The cottage is very comfortable and the king-sized bed just gorgeous! It is well-equipped with all you are likely to need. The stove is archaic, so boiling water for tea is slow, but apart from that everything is in good shape. I liked the idea of people leaving their unfinished items like ketchup and olive oil - really helpful to those who like to cook some meals and just need a small amount of these different condiments. Although it is a bit of a hike to get up to Route 11, there is plenty to see and do in the two bays nearby and the Place of Refuge is well worth a visit."
    Guest: Alex and Isla Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
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  • Absolutely Lovely!!!

    "Ours was a small family renunion between Australia and Texas and this was our first time yo rent a vacation home and did we pick a wonderful place to stay!! The house was modern, clean and spacious but still cozy. We enjoyed sitting out on the lanai with a glass of wine, especially at sunset. We were 5 adults and 1 toddler and there was more than enough room for all of us! After a long day out sightseeing/snorkeling/hiking, it was great to come back to the house, we felt very at home and relaxed. The view from the lanai was beautiful, lush foliage, colorful birds and the view down to the ocean was stunning. The pool area was great, with new cabana furniture to lounge on. So much space to spread out, our sons barbecued twice and we also used the snorkeling equipment provided on our trips to the beach! We didn't want for anything, everything was there. We wish we could have stayed another week!!"
    Guest: The Smith's Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 11, 2014
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  • PARADISE!!!!

    "This was my FIFTH time staying at this house. GORGEOUS house, area, neighborhood. Manini Beach steps away. I would not stay anywhere else! Close to popular beaches, and only 25 min. to Alii Drive, that has bars, shopping and great restaurants.But seriously, no need to leave paradise!"
    Guest: JEANNE S. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 16, 2014
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  • Enjoyed our stay!

    "Stayed here March 21-25 with 3 adults and 3 teens (first night with another 2 adults who had to fly home early). We very much enjoyed our stay at Hale O Lei. The rental process was very easy, and Hart was quick to answer every question we had. The house was clean, comfortable and outfitted with everything possible we could think of needing. Everything was just as pictured. One thing I would like to point out, the "private" master suite is very private, as it is accessed only from the outside. There is no access from the bottom floor to the upper floor unless you go out the front door and up a set of stairs. This might be an issue with someone with younger children; however, with ours being teenagers, the privacy was nice. We falsely assumed with being on the water, it wouldn't be as hot but it was quite humid in the bay. The screened windows and ceiling fans really helped with keeping it cooler to sleep at night (and there was air conditioning in the King-1/2 bath room). Another thing to point out is there is no glass windows, only screens. At first that made us a little nervous regarding security and noise, but it wasn't an issue at all. (If you are a light sleeper, be aware you are not able to block out the noise that naturally occurs in the community.) The geckos around the home were a joy to watch and kept the bugs at bay. Some activities we did while staying here were kayaking trip to Captain Cook Monument with Adventures in Paradise (snorkeling was SPECTACULAR, but go for the early morning trip as the bay filled up with other tours once we were leaving), Pu'uhonau o Honaunau (Place of Refuge) and snorkeling at Two Step, visiting South Point and Green Sand Beach (if you aren't up for the 2 1/4 mile hike to the beach, locals will 4x4 you in for a fee - worth it!), Hapuna Beach and Mauna Kea Beach (at the hotel with only 40 parking spots, so get there before 8am if you want a spot which means you leave the house before 7am), shopping for chocolate covered everything at Donkey Balls factory, and ate some good meals at Annie's Island Fresh Burgers and Paparoni's Pizza take out. Mahalo to Hart and Marlene for opening their home for us to enjoy, and we will be recommending it to friends."
    Guest: Jeanne H. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 28, 2014
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Kealakekua Bay Travel Tips

Step into History's Footprints With Kealakekua Bay Vacation Rentals

When you stay at Kealakekua Bay vacation rentals, you are experiencing the same place Captain Cook discovered in 1779. The bay was the point where Captain Cook entered the sheltered water of the Big Island. At the foot of the Pathway of the Gods, you can follow the rugged trail to the monument dedicated to Captain Cook. Depending on your vacation rental's location, you might see views of the cliff and the monument from the comfort of your living room.

Visit Coffee Country Near Kealakekua Bay Resort Rentals

Some of the attractions near Kealakekua Bay resort rentals are Hawaiian coffee farms, where locals grow and process the beans. Some farms like the Greenwell Farms have been making gourmet coffee since the second half of the 1800s. Plan a tour early in your stay and then enjoy a fresh pot each morning as you watch the sun rise over the Pacific Ocean. The drink goes well with fresh tropical fruit, and you can find a variety of local ones at a nearby farmer's market. Your fully equipped kitchen will make it easy to prepare breakfast or snacks for later in the day.

Pick Kona Coast Condos for Home-Like Amenities

Kona Coast condos offer you many of the comforts of your home, including a living room where you can watch TV or play games, multiple bedrooms so you can have some privacy, and a place to prepare meals. If you feel like dining out, you'll have your choice of restaurants. Purchase organic veggies or food from one of the local health stores—having a fridge will keep your products fresh and ready to use. From the privacy of your lanai, balcony, or yard you can watch the sun set and spend an evening enjoying the stars.

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