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Recent Keaau reviews

  • Gorgeous Vacation Home!

    "My family and I had the pleasure of staying here for 2 very relaxing weeks. We even survived a category 1 hurricane. The house was well equipped with all of the essentials. The laundry room and an extra bathroom were located in the carport/garage, and came in handy. The pool and outdoor shower were wonderful at night, and we were serenaded by the coqui frogs. The house was a perfect layout for my family with a big screen tv for the boys and beautiful gourmet kitchen for myself. The yard had fruit trees and beautiful flowers and trees. Highly recommend this property! I'd buy it if I could....."
    Guest: Lauren Hearn Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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  • Great place, Amazing people !

    "Our stay at Tropical Garden Grove was all we expected and more. The cottage is very cozy and comfortable. We found the location to be very convenient for all the activities and sight-seeing if you have a car; Volcano, waterfall, snorkeling... Our last day coincided with Hurricane Iselle. The owners where exceptional in helping us get through it. They went the extra mile by giving us many options and helping us re-plan the end of our vacation. Thanks again, it was a very stressful day and with your support we felt more helped then any hotel we could’ve stayed in, not to mention that you had to deal with the storm as well ! We recommend this location both for the kindness of the owners and the great escape you will find in its magnificent garden."
    Guest: Patrick S. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Fantastic home away from home

    "Very beautiful home, pictures do not do it justice. Coming through the gated entrance we were very secluded and surprised on how beautiful this house really is. Our 12-year-old daughter loved swimming in the pool in the evening and picking out one of the DVDs that were provided at the residence for a nighttime movie. Hilo is only minutes down the road as well as the local zoo and the macadamia nut plantation. If we are ever back in Hawaii we will definitely be staying here again."
    Guest: Suzanne W. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 2014
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  • AMAZING - Super cute and the perfect location to explore the Big Island

    "There is so much good I could say about this place and Laura's hospitality that you'd get sick of reading it. SO here is the gist of it... My husband and I rented a 4WD jeep (which is the perfect way to save money and explore the big island). We logged aprx 100-300 miles per day depending on how adventurous we wanted to be, but it was NEVER a boring drive. Now you don't have to travel far from the Dolphin Hideaway to have a good time, but we figured out it is in the perfect location on the island to travel from. The Volcanoes, black sand beaches, surfing lessons, tide pools, snorkeling areas, amazing waterfalls, coffee farms, the 2 mountains (Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea), farmers markets, etc are all within 20min to an hour or so. Amazing! Or you can just relax at the studio or take a mile hike/drive to the cliffs to watch the sunrise and dolphins. And the studio is great - very clean - very cute - great touring information provided - movies - books available for free use - TV if you really need - good Wi-fi - peaceful and quiet - decently comfortable bed - no A/c but opening the windows at night did us just fine - rain water feeds the studio ( which is normal in the area and awesome!) and don't worry it gets PLENTY hot if need be. Bring your own water bottles though for drinking purposes. Laura is great! She was superbly hospitable. She greeted us with a smile and had great equipment for us to use (Snorkeling gear, boogie boards, etc) and one day she gave us some homemade pesto which was awesome. She has chickens and also gave us a dozen eggs! Her place is filled with home grown vegetation and beauty. Super thankful for this place as it saved us a lot of money from staying at a resort or some sketchy cheap hotel. We were able to use the money to create the adventure we always wanted! We hope to be back one day. Thank you Laura!"
    Guest: The Roelofs' Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 2014
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Keaau Travel Tips

Volcano Heat and Cool Ocean Waves Meet at Keaau Vacation Rentals

When you stay at Keaau vacation rentals, you're minutes away from one of the largest lava flows in the world. The presence of the volcano has shaped much of the Puna District's distinct landscape from the 20-foot lava cliffs towering out of the water to the black beeches dotting the coast. The heat warms pockets of water throughout the area, forming warm water pools where you can soak and relax. If you feel like learning more about the volcano, head to nearby Volcano National Park.

Nature Entertains You When You Stay at Keaau Vacation Houses

Hawaii has a variety of wildlife both on land and in the ocean, but many people especially enjoy watching the aquatic animals from the lanais, courtyards, or balconies of Keaau vacation houses. In the winter months, humpback whales enjoy the waters around the Big Island. Let their nocturnal songs lull you to sleep. During the day, watch for whales to blow water from their blowholes. The waters also attract dolphins. The animals give birth and play with their young at destinations all around the island. From the comfort of your oceanfront vacation rental in Keaau, you can also catch views of sea turtles enjoying a swim.

Tropical Gardens and Tide Pools Surround Puna District Beach Rentals

Tropical gardens filled with tree ferns, fruit trees, and flowers encompass the areas around Puna District beach rentals. Walk or drive down mango-lined roads, head into Hilo for the farmer's market where you can get fresh fruit from local growers, or breathe in the mixed blend of passion flowers and orchids. From your beach rental in Keaau, you can visit one of the nearby tide pools. The ones at Kapoho and Champagne Pools are good locations for snorkeling and swimming.

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