Welcome to Upcountry / Kamuela/Waimea with Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa views. We are located in a quite cul-de-sac only five minutes to town. Kamulea boasts excellent restaurants such as Merrimans, Redwater Cafe, Pau and Big Island Brewhaus. Enjoy a classic Hawaiian breakfast at Hawaiian Style Cafe or a healthy breakfast & lunch at Lilikoi Cafe. Beautiful spots to walk such as Waimea Nature Park. A short drive to Pololu Valley in Kohala has a spectacular day hikes. Fabulous beaches are a 25 minute drive including Hapuna, Wialea and Spencer Beach Park. These are great places to swim, surf, boogie board, snorkel, sunbathe or relax. Snorkel gear is available.
In winter plan a whale watch. Humpback whales come to Hawaii to have their babies! Dolphin and manta ray swim / boat tours are magical. You can be at the Honoka'a entrance to Waipio Valley in 20 minutes. You can hike there take a tour, horse back ride or ATV ride. Try Star Gazing on Mauna Kea the view is world class.
Farmers Markets are on Wednesday and there are three on Saturday. Go to the Kahilu Theatre which has local and world famous performances. Zipline tours are in Kohala and outside of Hilo, the views are breathtaking. Or just relax in this cozy retreat. It is located on second floor (stairs) with your garage underneath. This is attached to the main house. There is a full kitchen which is well appointed. Lots of windows for natural light. Bedroom has a Queen Tempurpedic bed with comfortable linens. Couch pulls out to double memory foam bed. The bathroom has a tub and shower.
The Kona airport: 39.5 miles away. The Hilo Airport: 56.3 miles away. It is best to rent a car. Public transportation is limited to
Hele-On bus. Enjoy day trips to Kona & Hilo and return to the cool weather of Kamuela. Waimea-Kohla airport is 5 mins away and provides inter-island flights only.
Owners on site to help in any way but your privacy is important to us. Hope to see you soon!