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NEW Home in Discovery Harbour, Beautiful Ocean Views, Golf, extended stay rates

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Relax on the deck, listen to the birds and enjoy the ocean

This new home is 2 bedroom and each bedroom has its own bath so privacy is built in. Open floor plan make this roomy home comfortable and function able.You can hear the Ocean Breakers, from the deck see the Ocean views and listen to the birds and watch the golfers play. Quite, peaceful relaxation, take a well deserved brake from life and breath in the healing atmosphere.

Weekend stays available contact owner direct,

Extended stays welcome please contact owner for pricing.


Dan Simmons
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2018

About Dan Simmons

My name is Dan Simmons, I built this home in 2012. New beautiful home with a beautiful view of the ocean. We love visiting Hawaii and fell in love with the quiet town of Na'alehu and Discovery Harboure. We live one the mainland for now but home to live in Hawaii full time someday. We enjoy this home very much and enjoy the quite and relaxing atmosphere

we hope you will also.

Dan Simmons purchased this house in 2012

Why Dan Simmons chose Discovery Harbour

We chose this location because it is not touristy but a quite rural community, a place to relax and get to know the real Hawaiian culture and community. We enjoy all the local activities. Local farmers markets on Wednesday and Saturday mornings and quiet secluded beaches.

What makes this house unique

Located on Hawaii's South Point are sites that are a little off the beaten path, but not far from many destinations that are well worth having a look like Volcano Park, South Point Cliffs, Punalu'u Black Sand beach


Discovery Harbour House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • each bedroom has its own bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom with private full bath, sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , second bedroom with private full bath, sleeps 2
  • Two bedroom with a private bath for each bedroom, each bedroom has ceiling fan.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Peace and quite, leave the stress at home and enjoy the beautiful ocean view and relaxing atmosphere.


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NEW Home in Discovery Harbour, Beautiful Ocean Views, Golf, extended stay rates
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Abosolutely beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect! So cozy and perfect. Highly recommend for a quite and enjoyable stay. Plus for me I have lots of family in this area so it was the perfect choice for me! I will come back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Yoncalla, Or

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Amazing home so big and comfortable with nice appliances and cooking utensils plus cupboards had lots of spices and etc we added to the collection 👍 quiet area and we enjoyed the many green geckos inside and out. New Year’s Eve was great as we watched the fireworks in the community. We will definitely be back. Thank you Missy for answering any questions we had and to the owners for sharing such a beautiful home with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful new home

  • 3 of 5

Location is great view is great.

Beds were awful. I have not slept in a full size bed since Highschool.

Air flow in the home was horrible and hot we noticed black mold growing on the walls everywhere.

Windows in the bedroom were screwed shut would have not need so bad if they had a couple of room fans. One ceiling fan was not enough.

Never been a fan of round bowl toilets I find them too small.

Shower heads were a joke like grandmas old water bucket. Spend $12.00 and get a shower head with a removable hose.

It was nice to have washer and dryer but running up and down stairs with laundry was a pain

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is no black mold anywhere in this rental. I wonder why this vacationer did not contact me if he suspected this. If there is an issue, my caretaker is quick to respond to anything. This is a newer home and I have never seen any black mold. There are two small windows that do not open in the master bedroom but there is also a very large window that does, I am confused on this point and why it would even be mentioned. Every room has windows that do open. Every room has a ceiling fan that operates. There are two French doors that open to the living room. Air circulation should not be an issue. Most of the guests have been pleased with the accommodations. I am always willing to make your stay a pleasant one. Mahalo Dan Update, this property has been professionally checked for black mold and there was none to be found. Also, the shower heads have been changed to shower wands. Mahalo Dan
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at Dan's place in Discovery Harbour. We love the quiet, laid back, more rural feel of this area of the island, and Dan's house is perfect for an extended stay if you want to be away from the 'touristy' areas. It's comfortable, clean, well-equipped and well-maintained, and the local caretaker is close by and very accessible should you have any questions or need assistance during your stay.

We loved having morning coffee on the deck, enjoying the expansive view of the ocean and the peaceful green of the golf course adjacent. Day trips to Volcano National Park are easy (a reasonable drive at about 1 hr each way) - we went hiking there multiple times with the convenient proximity. We opted to stay in Puna area one night when we biked out to see the lava-hose, near Kalapana, so we could stay after it got dark; driving back would make for a long day but is doable (friends of ours staying in the same subdivision did this as a day-trip). Other places worth exploring nearby include the Kahuku Unit of VNP, South Point, Punalu'u (Black Sands), Whittington - the longer you stay, the more you'll discover!

This vacation rental is a great place for those looking for something other than a 'beach vacation'!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property. Lots of space for the price. Super quiet and peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

This property worked out great for us. We wanted to spend time on both East and West sides of the island , and more towards the south end than the north. So a property near the south end made a lot of sense. Also meant we could pick a property in a very nice, very quiet and peaceful spot. Finally, also allowed us to get way more house for the money than other locations nearer Kailua-Kona on West side or Hilo on the East. Just keep in mind that if you want to spend most of your time either in Hilo or in Kona or Kohala coast, then you'll have long drive every day you want to be there.

We had a fantastic time, and enjoyed south-western beaches as well as south eastern coast (tidepools and warm water pool). Swam with some spinner dolphins too, when we were snorkeling one afternoon off south-west coast. A group of 5 or 6 spinner dolphins came into the same bay and started showing off to all the snorkelers (there were many). This was amazing!

Dan was very quick to respond and coordinating our trip was a breeze. Missy, who manages and takes care of the property was very friendly and helpful. If you want to be on the south side of the island, you can't go wrong with this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lynchburg, VA, USA

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed the peace and quiet at this rental in Discovery Harbor. It was clean, spacious, and just what we wanted. Every detail was covered by the owner and assistant. We would return here with absolutely no hesitation! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Akaka Falls State Park
Great easy hike, beautiful falls short trip, worth it
Rainbow Falls
Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area
Papakolea Green Sand Beach
Must see, worth the trip, one of the best sights in South Poing
South Point
Mauna Kea Beach
Kealakekua Bay Historical Park
The Black Sand Beach
If you want to see Giant Turtles this is a must stop!
Kua Bay Beach Park
Mauna Kea State Recreation Area
Bring your jacket
Pololu Valley
Chain of Craters Road
Worlds Botanical Garden
Very Beautiful, a must see!
Kings' Shops
Take a shopping break, stop at the Hilton and have a look
Panaewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens
Mauna Kea Volcano
Top of the world, Snow on Hawaii?
Punaluu Bake Shop and Visitor Center
Mahana Beach
Imiloa Astronomy Center
Kiholo Bay
Kehena Beach
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
A Must to see, most Beautiful, small walk to the ocean dont miss this drive along the ocean.
Onomea Bay
Leleiwi Beach Park and Richardson Ocean Center
Pine Tree Cafe
Huie Huie Chicken, Yum! just past the Kona airport going towards Kona on the right.
Waimea Center
Kalakaua Park
Holei Sea Arch
Kekaha State Park
Crater Rim Trail
Banyan Drive
Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station
Kona Town Tavern -- CLOSED
Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Kona International Airport at Keahole
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Shaka bar and restaurant
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Sea Mountain at Punalu'u beach
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 11 aka Hawaii Belt Road aka Mamalahoa Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Punalu'u Bakery in Na'alehu
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Punalu'u Black Sand Beach

Our home is located in Discovery Harbour and golf course, all golf is free! Just off of Hwy 11 in the south point area, three miles from south point cliffs where many people dive into the ocean! And the Green sand beach, requires a four wheel drive to access or you can walk it is a 1.5 mile hike. It is well worth the the trip. Don't miss the Punalu'u Bakery in the hamlet of Na'alehu There is a Farmers Market on Wed. and Sat. lots of fresh organic veggies and fruit and beautiful hand made crafts. Stop in at the Shaka bar for a cool one or home cooked meals at the Hana Hou restaurant. Don't miss Punalu'u Black Sand Beach and the giant green sea turtles that sun themselves on the beach this is also a great place to snorkel and see squid flashing colors. Just down the road is Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, this is a must see Kilauea Volcano and walk through the ancient lava tubes stop in at Volcano house to peak in the Kilauea Caldera. On to the Town of Volcano where you can resupply and get some great food after hiking the volcano park. Just down the road is Hilo Town, make sure you see the Hawai'i Tropical Botanical Garden




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 13.25%

Discounts: 14 nights or more $85 nightly
Weekend rates available contact owner direct.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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