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Recent Kealakekua Bay property reviews

  • We loved staying in this Kona Coast getaway!

    "I really don't have words to describe how wonderful it is to stay at this property. As this was our first trip to Hawaii, I carefully examined the listing. The photos and descriptions are very accurate yet we found it to be even better than described. The owners were there to greet us with a tour and gifts of exotic Hawaiian fruits grown right on their land. We found it a treat to explore their orchard and learn how the fruits, nuts and coffees look before harvest. We were pleased with how clean the unit was and I'm sure you've read other reviews about how great the outdoor shower is, but really, that shower is fantastic. It is indescribable the "Zen" feeling one gets when showering outdoors surrounded by a lush garden and bamboo. We looked for any excuse to take another shower. The kitchen is very complete and spacious with coffee grinder, coffee maker and a great blender for smoothies. We made all of our meals there and used their cooler to pack picnics for days of sightseeing. We were unexpectedly close to great snorkeling at Two Step and used snorkeling equipment provided by the owners often. I loved the "feel" of being in the unit. When inside, the flooring and mats are comfortable on your feet and you can hear gentle animal sounds. It really is peaceful and relaxing. The owner left a good binder of information and island magazines to read. The views out the big windows are incredible and we slept peacefully on the excellent king size bed. The owners were just a phone call or e-mail away if we needed anything or wanted advice on how to best plan a day of sightseeing. This was the first time we rented a VRBO where the owners were nearby and we found that to be a welcome benefit plus our hosts were so gracious and accommodating. Sometimes we would come home and find a gift of fruit hanging on our doorknob-yum, yum. We stayed here to explore the western coast of the island, snorkel, visit Waimea, hike down to Pololu, and experience Kona coffee country and this location is perfect. On our departure day we drove across the island at dawn to get to Hilo airport(our first week was on that side of the island) and we saw the most spectacular sunrise over Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. It was an easy drive from this property back across the island. From this property we were able to explore beaches, towns, resorts and heiaus in North and South Kohala and all of Kona. I would highly recommend this property to my friends and family."
    Guest: Doren Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Charming cottage

    "Style, space, comfort and beauty; that is how I would describe this cottage. The front and back yards are serene and entice you to sit and relax. Beds are comfortable , everything is clean and we'll cared for with attention to detail. We spent early mornings and evenings on the lanai listening to birds and the ocean. You are a short walk away from beautiful sunsets and in the opposite direction, a place to swim. Do your grocery shopping before you arrive since you are not close to any stores. It was heaven"
    Guest: mary B. Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 27, 2014
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  • Perfect. Exactly what we were looking for

    "We stayed here this weekend. Perfectly located to enjoy south kona/Kau, north kona, and at the same time near Kealakekua bay. The 2nd story is spacious - a big living room and 2 nicely sized rooms. Comfy firm beds, fresh fruit (plentiful tangelos to make amazing fresh juice, papaya, tangerines, and bananas); it is simple quiet living with all the amenities we needed. Definitely staying here next time I visit West Hawaii Island."
    Guest: WellTraveledSays Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: January 20, 2014
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  • Dolphin Cottage, Captain Cook, HI

    "My husband and I had the Hawaiian vacation of our dreams at the lovely Dolphin Cottage. This charming cottage has everything one needs to settle in and enjoy all that the Big Island and Captain Cook have to offer. The cottage is exactly as advertised, very nicely furnished, plenty of closet and storage space, roomy and perfectly comfortable for two people. The full sized kitchen has everything necessary to prepare easy and delicious tropical meals, including a rice cooker! We made awesome sushi three nights in a row. . . Snorkeling in the bay is perfect- and it is a three minute stroll from cottage to the bay. Snorkeling is awesome! My husband, a marine biologist, identified at least 40 species of fish. The neighborhood is very friendly and quiet- Krista, the caretaker, was nearby and available for any and all our questions about the area, she even left us a home-grown white pineapple in the fridge. The garden patio for our al fresco dining is lovely and private. The grounds surrounding cottage are beautiful with geckos, birds, and flowers. The king size bed is very comfy, while ceiling fans kept us comfortable after a day of swimming, sightseeing and touring the Island. The nearby park, next to the bay, was a perfect place to have our first cup of coffee, and enjoy the Hawaiian sunrise. Likewise, the sunsets were awesome at the end of a beautiful day. The Aloha Spirit imbues this delightful vacation spot with something very special and unique. We look forward to our next trip to Dolphin Cottage!"
    Guest: Lori Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 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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