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Recent Kehena property reviews

  • Best location on the big island

    "Not only is the house beautifully designed, tastefully decorated with many lovely African and glass art pieces, and gorgeously landscaped (the photos don't do this part justice), but it is literally across the street from and excellent view of the coastline and setting sun, and just a 5 minute walk to a very pretty black sand swimming beach. And if that isn't enough, it's only 5 miles to the end of the road for (potential) nightly lava viewing, 15 minutes to Pohala with plenty of restaurants and a great small supermarket with an excellent poke counter, a few minutes further than that to the best farmers market (Sun) on the island (6 papayas for $1!), and only 40 minutes to the "big" city of Hilo with lots of great restaurants and shops. And if that's not enough, there are a number of other unusual swimming options within 15-20 minutes including natural and man made ocean side pools which are heated volcanically to varying degrees, and tide pools with some of the most amazing snorkeling (like 9 colors of coral) I've ever seen. And all this costs far less than you'd pay for a cramped, mediocre hotel room. The only question that remains for us is when are we coming back."
    Guest: David Date of Stay: November 2012 Review Submitted: November 23, 2012
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  • Spacious house in great location!!

    "We stayed here for almost a week at the beginning of April. We dealt with Juan who was very friendly, helpful, informative, honest & willing to answer any questions. He was hospitable & genuinely all about making our stay the best ever. PROS: -the house was clean, big & spacious (there was only 2 of us so we had more than enough room). The inside was not cluttered with too much furniture, decorations & other stuff but instead nicely furnished & organized. -the kitchen had everything we needed for cooking, the couch was super comfy (so was the bed), the comforters were soft (it was nice to have those instead of just sheets to cover ourselves with as some nights can get cooler), the master bath was huge, water pressure good, plenty of hot water, the second 1/2 bath upstairs was great to have, plenty of closet & dresser space for our things, lot's of different lighting & switches to play with, many beach accessories to make use of (the beach chairs were super). -good internet connection. -less than a minute to the black sand beach & very close to other places of interest. -located in a nice, quiet area (even though the house is right by the road the traffic is very minimal). -not much vegetation around the house (good because the bugs stay away & there's plenty of light during the day, bad because there is less privacy). CONS: -no lamps on the night stands (made it difficult to read in bed without disturbing my better half since the main light had to be on). -poor lighting in the master bath (lights above the mirrors have not been installed, just the ceiling light). -no black out drapes on the lanai doors (for those persons that need dark to sleep……..so no sleeping in I guess!!). -no screens on both lanai doors (did not pose a problem for us during the day but once it got dark and the bug activity increased we had to keep them closed. But since the nights were still a bit cool it did not bother us too much because we were able to get a nice breeze going from all of the other windows). Also, there is one huge window by the stairs that would make a big difference, but for some reason it does not have a screen so we didn't open it. -no cable tv (for those rainy days or relaxing nights). Also, very limited stock of movies (we rented from town a few times). -no phone reception. -no A/C (rarely ever need it anyway), but only 1 fan upstairs from what I recall. This house is perfect for a larger group or family. Worth checking out."
    Guest: justmyopinion Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 12, 2014
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  • Beautiful House, Excellent Location, Great Service

    "We did a short, two day trip from Oahu, to the Big Island. We chose the Treehouse because of the location and the house, and they both exceeded expectations. From the moment we contacted the owners they were extremely responsive in helping us secure the place and answer questions. The house itself is peaceful and inviting. It gives you a sense of living in a forest but with all the customary amenities and more. The location is great because it is right in the heart of Puna and you really experience the lava-- something I could never really get my head around until seeing it. The are many other excellent things to do close by like the beach, the volcano, and the tide pools."
    Guest: Bigglebug Date of Stay: July 2010 Review Submitted: August 8, 2010
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  • Wonderful stay

    "We had a wonderful stay in this large and quiet house. Chad and Sue (the owners) are very kind, helpful but also very discrete. They welcomed us with a pineapple of their own production. The house was very clean and nothing was missing. Be sure that we will recommend this condo to all our friends and that we will rent it again if we came back in Big Island again."
    Guest: Catherine T. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 10, 2014
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Kehena Travel Tips

Relaxing Beach Getaways in Kahena Vacation Homes

Kehena vacation homes are sure to please travelers. Located in the Puna District in the Big Island of Hawaii, Kahena lodging offers a comfortable residence situated away from the busier tourist developments. The luxurious retreats may include everything from gourmet kitchens and formal dining rooms to covered lanais to unwind in after a day of sightseeing.

For families on a budget, a vacation may be too big of a price tag to manage—especially a vacation in an exotic locale such as Hawaii. However, with careful planning an affordable vacation to Hawaii is doable, especially if the travelers opt to rent a vacation home rather than spending their trip in a hotel. One option is Kehena vacation homes, where families can enjoy their vacation in a comfortable, relaxed island setting.

The Benefits of Vacation Homes

While staying in Kehena lodging, families will enjoy the many benefits vacation homes have to offer. Vacation homes offer spacious floor plans and often feature multiple bedrooms and bathrooms so that the vacationers can enjoy privacy and get more for their money. Unlike hotels, rentals like Kehena vacation homes boast cooking facilities, so families can enjoy home-cooked meals without overspending in restaurants.

Nearby Attractions to Enjoy

Guests who opt for Big Island vacation rentals have the benefit of being close to a bevy of activities that the whole family can enjoy. For beach lovers, there's a 12-mile string of beaches along the coast, including the Waiopae Tidepools Marine Life Conservation District that features connecting tide pools and prime snorkeling options. Big Island vacationers will also find Cape Kumukahi, an off-the-beaten path locale where adventurous tourists can visit a lighthouse, enjoy scenic hiking and breathe in what scientists call the world's freshest air.

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