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Peaceful Private Pool / Hot Tub - Fast WiFi - Amazing Ocean Views - Spacious """

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom House - sleeps 5 - Tranquility on a Lush Acre of Botanical gardens

This house is a real Gem! Comfortable, spacious, peaceful, and relaxing; You will enjoy the lush. luxurious landscape in this peaceful paradise, away from the crowds, yet close to many pristine beaches. This one acre estate is located in one of Kona's most desirable neighborhoods, four miles north of Kona village, at 900 ft elevation where the days are 10 degrees cooler than the coast and the humidity is far more comfortable. You can open your windows all year long and enjoy the breezes. You'll love the spaciousness of the 1 acre lot with no neighbors in sight and the 180 degree view of the Ocean will take your breath away.

900 feet is the best elevation for many of the delicious, exotic fruits growing here and also allows for great coastline and ocean views.

I am a medically trained massage therapist and am available by appointment to erase any stress you may have with a serene and reassuring professionalism from 25 years of practice. My husband and I live quietly upstairs and stay invisible unless you want us.

Come, enjoy the Kona Heavens Hideaway as your home away from home. It feels like you're out in the country, yet everything you need is just a short drive away . Staying here is the best of both worlds!

You will be 3 miles from the coast but the temperature is 10 degrees cooler during the day with far less humidity. In the hills above town you will have stunning views, great comfort and 1 acre of Lush gardens and fruit with privacy.

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Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Sandra


My name is Sandra and I have lived in Kona since 1970. I came from California in search of cleaner beaches to ponder my future. As it turned out, I stayed - and have loved living here ever since. I have traveled the world and must say 'there is no place like home'. When my children grew and moved out I discovered that this home was too big for me, so I turned downstairs portion into a vacation retreat, which includes the pool, yard and downstairs kitchen and I'm so very happy to share this precious, peaceful place with visitors and share my knowledge of the Island as requested. I look forward to meeting you.

Sandra purchased this house in 1990

Why Sandra chose Kailua-Kona

This particular area of Kona is perfect as far as climate and location. I have lived in many different areas of the Island, and this location is, by far, the BEST.

At 900 ft. elevation, the great views are expansive and the climate, temperate. Coastal living can be very hot in Hawaii, while we are enjoying soft trade winds to keep the temperatures perfect. I also love this location because there are approximately 12 world class golf courses within a short drive, and the harbor is just 3 miles away, a launching place for many water activities. We are on one full acre , a beautiful park with no neighbors below us, which gives us all the privacy you could ask for.

What makes this house unique

If you choose to stay home one day and forego the many close, exciting, fun activities that the Big Island has to offer, this is what a typical day may look like. . . Wake up to the sweet sounds of song birds, lounge around your private pool and soak up the warming rays of the sun while awaiting your turn for an incredible, nurturing, relaxing massage by one of Kona's most experienced and well trained medical Massage Therapists (me : )). Leisurely prepare some breakfast in the outdoor kitchen while enjoying melodious Hawaiian music piped out to the pool area as the palms gently sway and the wind chimes sing to entertain you. IF you feel like going for a little walk, take hold of the fruit pickers and roam around the acre; in season you may find avocados, mangos, papaya, banana, zapote, pineapple and much more / help yourself.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sandra's place is wonderful. It's beautiful and exactly as described. Exclusive use of the awesome pool and hot tub were great! It's close far enough out to feel private, yet close to places for groceries and supplies. We used the outdoor kitchen every day. We would definitely consider it again should we be lucky enough to return!
May 2017
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Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • This is a very large changing room / bathroom with a walk in closet, a steam shower, a large vanity and a separate Toilet area (W/C).
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , A Studio type room with the bed and living room TV etc.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Separate bedroom with 2 twins and a washer / dryer
  • Bedroom 1 is also the living room / studio type room. This room has a very comfortable King Bed and a sofa the size of a twin. There is lots of floor space (20' x 30') to put futons (provided) on the floor. The other bedroom with twin beds is a smaller room and includes a washer / dryer in it
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
You will get the advantage of having me to guide you and give you some ' off the beaten track' advice if you need help deciding what to do. You will also have the advantage of privacy as I'm careful to guard your privacy while you are visiting The Kona Heavens Hideaway. Also you are able to make appointments for fabulously relaxing massages .... or therapeutic massages. I'm told they are the best : )


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Peaceful Private Pool / Hot Tub - Fast WiFi - Amazing Ocean Views - Spacious
average rating of 4.828829 based on 116 reviews
Princeton, NJ

Excellent place

  • 5 of 5

We were there last week, and it is an amazing place. The pool and spa along with the gardens were great!!! It was also very convenient.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2007
  • Stayed: October 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Shah, Thank you for your kind words; please come again. I hear from so many people that this place is even better than the pictures, but I'm not a photographer and it's difficult to capture "comfort" and "exquisite" in pictures. I'm happy your family had a good Kona experience and I was able to accommodate you. Much Aloha and Mahalo Sandra
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Pacific Northwest

Beautiful private location

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful home for us to base a week of island exploration. The view was panoramic, surrounding gardens and bird life made it relaxing, and the hosts were extremely kind and helpful. I would highly recommend this for couples or for families with young children.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay here was so enjoyable. The entire yard, pools, and outside kitchen were awesome. You could get whatever balance you wanted between the heat of the sun and a break in the vast shaded areas. The yard is huge, secluded, and beautiful with amazing views of the coast below. The elevation is high enough that it cools off nicely at night for comfortable sleeping without any need for air conditioning. Our kids had plenty of things to do in the yard and we all loved it so much that we stayed and enjoyed it more than leaving to do some of the other tourist things on our list. We have already started talking about when we can return to this wonderful property. Thanks so much, Sandra - Mark N

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Mark, Thank you for taking the time to write up a review. We look forward to your return. Sandra
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The most relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Kona Heavens Hideaway is the perfect home for a vacation to the Big Island. The outdoor kitchen overlooks the pool and hot tub. At this house there is no nagging from the kids to go down to the pool - it's right there and they can enjoy anytime while the adults are relaxing and preparing meals. The amazing landscaping and fruit trees are just a bonus! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and can't wait to book again! Other highlights include a huge restroom, outdoor shower and convenient parking pad. The location is a great home base while exploring the island and Costco is just 5 min away!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return and are so happy you enjoyed your stay.
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splendid view

  • 5 of 5

welcoming, spacious, very clean, fully equipement

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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wondeerfull ‼️

  • 5 of 5

The owner and the house were very wonderful. Especially the pool, the jacuzzi and the garden were widely the best.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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GetSum' Pizza
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Laverne's Sports Bar
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Basik cafe
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Kanaka Kava
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Sushi Shiono
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Da Poke Shack
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
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Daylight Mind Coffee Company
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Harbor House
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Harbor House
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Turtle Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
The Kona Heavens Hideaway-Private Pool-Ocean View
Nearest Point of Interest
Closest Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Makalei Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Kailua Kona
Nearest Point of Interest
Kukio Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Holualoa Art Village
Car: necessary

Public tennis courts, many world class golf courses, great shopping and lots of different ocean sports are available within minutes from the house.

Kona is known for its world-class marlin fishing. We are almost directly above Honokohau Harbor which has a fun restaurant for lunch and is also where the fishing charters and many other ocean activities (sunset sails, manta ray snorkeling and diving cruises, zodiak tours, whale watching etc.) are based. There are some wonderful white sand beaches and tide pool areas within a 10 or 15 minute drive. Costco is our closest market and is a great place to stock up for your vacation. It is also the most economical place to buy gas.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
cleaning fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.25%

CANCELLATION POLICY .... If you think you may need to cancel I recommend travel insurance. Cancellations made within the 60 days prior to your stay will not be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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