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Recent Puna District reviews
Excellant House, Location and Guidance
"We stayed at the Hibiscus House March 11-15, 2015 with my husband and two sons who are 6 and 8. The house was exactly what we were looking for. The recent renovations of the kitchen and flooring were beautifully done. There was tonnes of room for the four of us and loved the kitchen and living room along with the large wrap around deck. The tide pools down the block were amazing, our boys loved them and started out sticking close to us when snorkelling and soon were exploring on their own. Rebecca provided some great insight into things to do and see, we did as many as we could in 5 days but also took the time to relax. Bill was also an excellent host from down the road who provided us with some additional ideas and insight for our adventures. Every night our boys ended the day in the tide pool in the yard. They loved the warmth and chasing the fish and lobsters (type of crayfish I think but they thought they were lobsters who were missing their claws). The weather was cloudy all 5 days but was the same on other side of the island as well and never stopped us. Not having AC was never an issue, we left the big patio doors open during the day and the house was cool and comfortable. I loved the noises at night though one of my sons said he slept the first night with his eye open (??) but they never mentioned a thing again and they slept soundly each night. We had so much fun and would definitely stay again. There were two binders with suggestions for things to do and see, one was more up to date than the other and the older one must have been left outside or had a drink spilled on a few pages as they were hard to read. Would recommend updating the second binder as it was a great guide for us. Thank you for sharing your house with us."
Guest: Mary Jane M.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 25, 2015
"We had stayed at Cheryl's lovely cottage for two weeks. It was everything we hoped for. The location and surroundings are gorgeous - truly a paradise!
The property is very peaceful and private, we even had our own private path to the ocean (it is very short and feels like a walk through a botanical garden). We had everything we needed in the house, fully equipped kitchen, etc. etc. Absolutely loved sitting on the lanai overlooking a garden, at all times of the day and night. Also, there is lots to see and do within a short distance of the house: black sand beaches, parks, tide pools for great snorkelling, lava fields to explore, farmer's markets, especially Uncle Robert's market where every Wednesday and Saturday locals and visitors get together to shop, eat, listen to live music, dance and socialize. The community spirit of this place is something you probably haven't experienced in a long time if you are an outsider from the mainland. Warm, easy going, lovely people all around! We had a great vacation and wished we could stay another two weeks! Hope to visit again in the future. Thank you Cheryl and David!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 16, 2015
"A completely furnished Home Away from Home! Great property for peace and quiet. Sitting with coffee in the morning on the front porch, listening to the birds and in the evening the frogs. The house is quiet and private, the landscaping is very pretty, and the wonders of Puna are all around you. Close to the beach, tidepools, and the "end of the road" lava flows (but not too close!) Thanks Tim for a great rental!"
Guest: joayne a.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 2, 2015
"We had the pleasure of staying at Michel and Duane's house for a little over two months. This house is wonderfully laid out that makes everything convenient. The kitchen is large and there is everything you would need. Everything worked well. The lanai gets a wonderful breeze and we enjoyed sitting out there in the evenings. There is a variety of fruits that grow in the yard that are for the picking! Plenty of water storage; there was a long period without rain and the storage at the house never went below 12 inches from the top.
The yard was immaculate. The entire property is fenced with a gate and a concrete driveway. I think this is a very understated rental. It is much nicer than the pictures reflect. I recommend staying there.
Thanks Michele and Duane for your hospitality and for sharing your home."
Guest: Judy and GilbertDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: February 28, 2015