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Exclusive, Dream Family Vacation Retreat.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 9,500 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

13 Acres Of Exotic Fruit Trees, Tropical Foliage, And Palms.

13 Acres Of Exotic Fruit Trees, Tropical Foliage, And Palms. 9500 square feet of living space indoors and outside lanais. 4 self-contained bedrooms with 4 bathrooms, laundry room, and garage in one wing; sprawling kitchen, dining/living family great room, pool table, theatre, and bathroom in wing two; and pool, jacuzzi, swim-up bar, sunning deck, covered lanai, pool bathroom, and spare bedroom in wing three.

Jeffrey Owen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Jeffrey Owen

The owner's of this joint venture are four families who are three bother's and their best friend. All four families come from Southern California. Each brought their own special skills and desires (agriculture, technology, and luxury lounging) in building this sprawling resort home.

Jeffrey Owen purchased this estate in 2004

Why Jeffrey Owen chose Ninole

A relaxing, elegant, and peaceful retreat from the stresses of life.

What makes this estate unique

On the property, you can share a fresh cup of coffee on the front lanai with a 220 degree view of the ocean and migrating whales, a midnight stroll down the moon lit driveway of 75 Royal Palms towering 60 feet in the starlit sky, swimming in the 50, 000 gallon infinity edge pool overlooking the ocean, sunning on the pool deck, relaxing in the pool lanai or swim up bar, enjoying a jacuzzi next to the 8 foot waterfall, watching a movie or sporting event on the 16 foot theatre screen, or playing a game of pool.


Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Hilo Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
Hawaiian Belt Road #19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The 50's Diner
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mauna Kea
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Secluded sprawling retreat of 13 acres containing an overwhelming number of fruit trees, exotic foliage, and species of palms. Nearby there are multiple waterfalls, hiking trails, surfing spots, volcano, golf, and shopping.


Ninole Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 9500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Guest 1/2 bathroom - toilet , In entryway
    Pool House Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Poolhouse - 1 queen , Sleeping room in pool house
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Exclusive, Dream Family Vacation Retreat.
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Get away for Alaskan residents

  • 5 of 5

Spent two weeks in March with eleven in our group. The place was everything we hoped it would be. A well thought out place for people who want to enjoy, not only their vacation on the island, but one of the best places to hangout. We loved this place and can't say enough about it or our now great friend Joe. He makes it his mission to make your stay the best. Lots of local knowledge and tips that make your trip memorable. Thanks again Joe!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the Royal Palms Estate.
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Heaven on earth is the best way to describe the Royal Palms. Beautiful view, awesome pool area!

  • 5 of 5

From the time you enter the gate, drive down the gorgeous palm tree entrance, pick your room (all with King beds and huge showers), tour the vast property, them jump in the pool, the whole place is awesome. The outside pool, hot tub and covered sitting area was where we wanted to spend all our time after touring the volcanoe park or seeing stunning waterfalls. The view of the ocean from the pool or front sitting area was wonderful. I would highly recommend the Royal Palms to everyone. We had 2 families share the property and we all had a fabulous time and never felt like we were in each other's space. Lots of room for 4 kids and 4 adults. The house was fully stocked with all the necessary appliances for making your meals including cutlery, utensils, dishes, lines, spices, etc). Joe, the property manager is always around when you need him and is eager to offer suggestions on places to see while visiting the Big Island. I'm sure we experienced every great site thanks to Joe.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our family really enjoyed this beautiful, peaceful property. It's like staying at a personal resort

  • 5 of 5

This property was awesome, from the lovely pool and shaded sitting area, to the fresh fruit on the property and the large bedrooms. Our family also enjoyed the pool table and lovely views of the ocean. It is a 30 minute drive from Hilo so you must come prepared with groceries etc.

A huge asset of the property is the manager, Joe. He was so knowledgeable of the local hot spots to see, places to eat and even shop. His recommendations were so helpful, and we were able to swim with the dolphins, find awesome beaches and enjoy some fine dining which we wouldn't have known about. He was also very responsive in fixing little things like a beeping smoke detector. He made our trip even better than we anticipated. We would recommend this vacation home.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Please feel free to come back and visit some time in the future. Mahalo, Jeff
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Fantastic location, house has all you could need. Lots!! Of privacy

  • 4 of 5

Excellent property, well maintained. House manager Joe was the best, very helpful to anyone needing info on local things to do.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay.
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  • 5 of 5

Royal Palms Estate is a one of a kind Hawaiian 6-star vacation dream! We have rented estates in many parts of the United States and the Caribbean- Royal Palms was the most spectacular estate thus far- one of a kind! Serenity is the one word I would use to describe the estate. The entire home and 14 acres of the are immaculately maintained. Upon arriving at the estate you are greeted with a spectacular view of a royal palm-lined drive with a panoramic ocean view. In fact, every single room at the estate has an ocean view! During our stay we were treated to sunrises that a professional photographer would dream of from the expansive lanai while gazing out at the ocean to see whales spouting, dreaming of cocktails at the swim up bar, strolling the property to pick delicious island fruit or spending a lazy afternoon lounging at the pool while viewing a picture perfect rainbow! This side of the island offers so many new adventures! There were countless waterfalls to view (World Botanical Gardens, Akaka Falls State Park), hikes to local beaches with turquoise water (my favorite was MacKenzie State Beach), fine dining at Cafe Pesto in Helo, enjoying the warm waters of Pahoa Hot Springs, snorkeling in the tide pools of Pahoa. The best part was at the end of a day of island adventures returning to the estate! I can't wait to show family, friends, and colleagues my photos while sharing vacation memories! And recommend that they contact the owner to reserve their stay on the Big Island! The owner and his on-site property manager were exceptional in their care and desire for our extraordinary island experience. Thank you, Jeff and Joe! Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vicki, We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at the Royal Palms. Jeff
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The Best Ever!

  • 5 of 5

I have been renting properties thru VRBO for years, but this was the best ever! The property is pristine. The views are spectacular. There were rainbows everyday. My family and I loved the layout of the house...huge kitchen, 4 master bedrooms, a theater room, the hot tub and the pool. My daughter enjoyed staying in the 5th bedroom which is right next to the pool. Each day we would pick fresh fruit on the property. In the evenings we'd sit on the lanai and enjoy the serenity. I would be remissed if I didn't mention the property manager, Joe. He checked on us everyday. At first I thought of him as our own private concierge, but I soon came to think of him as a member of our family who just happened to live in Hawaii. Our entire vacation was spectacular. There were 7 of us and everyone complimented me on my choice of this place!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your unsolicited review. I am very glad your family enjoyed your stay at the Royal Palms. I will pass on your very positive comments to Joe, your friend and mine.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 13.25%

Quoted fee is for a family of 8 people. An additional fee of $50/night will be charged for each additional family member beyond the original 8 people.
There will be an additional charge of 4% if you use a credit card, yet no fee if you send a check.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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