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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

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Recent Keaau property reviews

  • Lovely spot and lovely house

    "The windows let in the sunrise; the ocean surf beats against the rocks. Enjoy a warm beverage and watch and listen. It is gorgeous. I stayed here for two weeks, working remotely on mostly good Internet some days and enjoying the area on the other. How great to sit at that kitchen table working on my laptop with a cup of tea and fresh Hawaiian breezes rolling in. Hard to imagine a nicer spot! Well equipped kitchen, clean and inviting house, orchids growing all around. A perfect place to enjoy HPP."
    Guest: Jim Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 3, 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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  • Stunning locaation and views.

    "My husband and I stayed in this beautiful hale for 3 months and enjoyed every moment. It is tastefully furnished, rooms are large, bright and cheerful, with great views from every angle. It is located right on the lava bluffs overlooking the ocean and we never tired of watching the ever-changing weather and ocean patterns, seeing many, many whales, pods of dolphins and lots of turtles. There is a lovely garden on the non-ocean side of the house with bananas, breadfruit, coconuts and other mystery fruit. There is a small plot where you can "do your own thing" if you happen to stay long enough to watch it come to fruition. What we liked most was the peace and quiet, hearing only the occasional coqui frog at night and doves in the early morning. A great place to spend hours reading, sitting in the sun, or having an occasional social gathering. Of course, there are many, many things to do nearby on the island if you choose but always a delightful, calming place to return to at the end of the day."
    Guest: Palapala Date of Stay: January 2012 Review Submitted: April 12, 2012
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  • Beautiful & Clean

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: This past April was the second time we stayed at your home and we enjoyed it just as much. It was very clean and the property and house were beautiful. We plan to reserve it for next year also."
    Guest: A guest from Honolulu Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: June 11, 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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