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Hokukano Bayhouse: Luxury Oceanfront Estate

Bedrooms 6
Space 6,667 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Luxury home with over 200' of oceanfront and incredible views

Spectacular oceanfront estate at Keauhou Bay. This fabulous home with soaring vaulted ceilings throughout the living room and into the Grand Master Suite, opens to the wonderfully landscaped yard fronting Keauhou Bay. The grand living room offers various seating and couches to relax and either watch television, read a book, play the piano, gaze out to the gardens and ocean or to sleep in the Balinese double day bed. The well appointed kitchen is a chefs dream with a cooking island looking out to the large dining room boasting open access to the lanais and grand views of the gardens, the pool and the ocean. In addition to the sub-zero refrigerator and freezer; the walk in pantry offers a walk in refrigerator, perfect for storage of all your food and beverage needs. This home offers 6 bedrooms with sleeping arrangements for up to 10 adults (3K + 2Q) and 3+ children (twin bunk bed & trundle with additional floor futons in two suites). The Grand Master Suite has a king size bed and completely opens up to view the bamboo patch, the ocean and Keauhou Bay. The Grand Master Suite offers a walk in closet for him as well as one for her with access to each of their own private bathrooms by way of their own walk in closets. Originally designed as children rooms and Nanny quarters; the home offers 3 additional bedrooms off of the main living room and off of Her walk in closet and bathroom. First room, Guest Bedroom 1, accessed from the living room offers a bunk bed with a pull out bed to sleep three people in three twin size beds. This room has a door into Her Master walk in closet and bathroom. A second middle bedroom, Guest Bedroom 2 is accessed from the bunk bed room or through a private outside door off of the main garden entrance and front Grand Balinese entrance. This bedroom offers a Balinese queen size four posted pier bed and a small window mounted air conditioner. Guest Bedroom 2 opens to Her Master walk in closet with access to use that bathroom; or another door to access another shared bathroom. From en suite bathroom with the rock feature, there is access to a third bedroom, Guest Bedroom 3. Guest Bedroom 3 offers a queen size bed and has a private outside entry from the main garden entrance as well as a small window mounted air conditioner. Off of the main garden entrance is access to two more private Guest Suites located in another wing of the Bayhouse. Guest Suite 1 and Guest Suite 2 offer king size beds with private en suite bathrooms for each. These Guest Suites are designed like the Grand Master Suite in that they completely open up to the outside boasting wonderful views of the gardens, and up to the mountains from Guest Suite 2; and the gardens, the pool and out through the amazing array of palm trees to view the ocean from Guest Suite 1. This wing of the house offers a laundry/housekeeping room as well as an office/massage room. Situated on a large 39,000 square foot lot; the 70ft long outdoor pool, hot tub and zero entry kid pool is designed as a tropical paradise. The home is equipped with an array of water sports toys including kayaks, stand up paddle boards, long boards, body boards, life jackets, fins, masks and snorkels. The shoreline in front of the Bayhouse allows for ocean access in the unique local Big Island way. . . descending and traversing lava rocks. A few areas offer smooth pahoehoe lava rocks that formed natural steps to assist in climbing in and out of Keauhou Bay. A natural lava rock island sits just a few steps out from the property and is the perfect place to enjoy your moment of choice. From the island, stepping back on the lava rocks towards the house, feet now in the sand, looking back up at the Hokukano Bayhouse; you feel as if you are on stage as the custom stamped concrete stairs invite stadium seating view of where you stand. A great location for your special ritual or celebration; and a great home for your family vacation or intimate retreat getaway.


Kailua-Kona Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6667 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Grand Master Bath (His) - toilet , shower , Marble, large walk-in closet, rain shower for two
    Grand Master Bath (hers) - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , Marble, sunken tub, closet, dressing area, rainshower
    Main Bath off Living Room & entry - toilet , shower , Marble, main bathroom has rain shower
    En suite to Grand Guest Suite 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Marble, has a tub feature, rain shower
    En Suite to Grand Guest Suite 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Marble, has a tub feature and rain shower
    En Suite to Guest Bedroom 2 & Guest Bedroom 3 - toilet , shower , Marble with a rain shower with rock feature
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Grand Guest Suite 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private en suite bathroom
    Grand Guest Suite 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private en suite bathroom
    Grand Master Suite - 1 king , Has two (his and hers) master bathrooms and walk in closets
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 3 twin/ single , bunk bed with a third pull out twin bed
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Balinese 4 posted pier bed; small window air conditioner
    Guest Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen size bed; small window air conditioner
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
With friendly staff attending to the needs of just your family or party, The Bayhouse offers levels of personal service befitting most luxury resorts: complimenting Hawaiian natural charm with professional expertise. Our dedicated service starts long before you arrive. Any preferences, activities and other amenities can be requested from the time you make your reservation. Once here, our discrete staff can fulfill any request-including the wish for absolute privacy during your stay. Hold your next Event, Wedding, or Retreat here at the Bayhouse. We promise to make it a memorable one!


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Hokukano Bayhouse: Luxury Oceanfront Estate
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews

Gorgeous home, property and wonderful management

  • 5 of 5

The home is enormous, extremely beautiful inside and out. The master bedroom and the two king suites are absolutely stunning. The walk-in fridge in the pantry was so useful. My husband and I got married at the house and had half of our guests stay with us. Pua, the property manager, was absolutely fantastic throughout the entire process. There is no air, but the open layout with the screens makes it pleasant to sleep at night, plus there are fans in most of the rooms and air conditioners in the rooms that don't have big screens. Be ready for some insects inside the house because of the open layout, but if you keep the screens down at night it should help the problem. Surprisingly, it didn't really bother me and I hate bugs! Would 100% stay there again, get married there again, and do everything the exact same! We had such a wonderful time and really took advantage of everything the house and property had to offer! (snorkel gear, pool, etc). Thanks again for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

My family and I recently rented out the bayhouse for a weekend and hosted my wedding in the back area one of the nights we stayed - it was an absolute dream! Great location, beautiful ocean views, and a spacious home for our whole family (13 of us total) to stay. The only reason I am not rating it 5 stars is due to the fact we were frightened the first night staying there as we are from the mainland and we were not aware at how large the cock roaches are on the Big Island. We had a few living in our bathrooms! Other then that, we had a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Wedding Idyll

  • 5 of 5

The house and property provided a perfect setting for our family wedding. The main bedrooms and bathrooms were enormous and well appointed. The lack of air conditioning was only a problem when humidity was high. The pool and grounds were lovely, and there was an abundance of kayaks and paddleboards available. Pua was a wonderful hostess, always available to answer questions and fix any minor problems quickly. Overall the house provided a magical place for wedding memories never to be forgotten.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

After touring the Hokukano House in 2014, my husband and I decided to have our wedding here in June of 2016. We could not have made a better decision. Hokukano Bay Estate is simply GORGEOUS and our 100 guests fit perfectly. I am so thankful for the three day minimum because trust me, you'll not want to leave. Upon arrival, we all felt like we had entered into a private island oasis. The home, the staff (Rosi & Pua!), the gentle sunsets, the inviting waters, the tropical setting were all so special. We'll keep this visit in our hearts forever! Thank You Hokukano!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the positive review and for choosing Hokukano Bayhouse for your wedding! It is our pleasure to assist in creating visits, like yours, that will be kept in your heart forever. Many blessings, Aloha!
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Beautiful, but some drawbacks

  • 2 of 5

We rented this property for 4 days, for our daughter's wedding. It is so beautiful that we did not notice that there is only ONE bathroom in the main house, for use during a party. This became a real problem when it stopped working the morning of the wedding. The bathroom in the master bedroom was not working either. Roto-Rooter arrived just in time, but this is not an ideal setup for a large party.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Peaceful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time with our one year old. We were greeted when we arrived and though there was always someone if we needed them, we were never bothered or interrupted, it was a very private stay. We did plenty of swimming and resting. The whole back of the house opens to the outside--with screens--so it was like living indoor outdoor. Any request we made--massage, boat, etc--was immediately responded to with kindness and perfect recommendations. The owner and his son and their staff are kind and accommodating, professional and welcoming. Whether it's a wedding and the ones you love or just an intimate vacation this is a special stay on the Big Island.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
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Tom Pace
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018


Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kailua Kona
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Close to several white sand beaches
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Special Event Fee $2,500
Check Out Cleaning Fee $480
Tax Rate 13.41%

Three night stay required to book the Hokukano Bayhouse. Refundable Damage Deposit is $500 per rental day. Special Events are welcome and will incur a $2500 event fee for your event to be held on 1 full day of your rental, until 10:00pm. Special Events must not exceed 50 guests. Weddings require a wedding coordinator.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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