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🌺1 week Feb. Open! Beautiful gated Private Oceanfront Home with pool and spa

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Hale Maluhia 'house of peace' This is a traditional Hawaiian Home

🌺 Beautiful Oceanfront Property featuring a private gated home with two additional separate king Bedroom Suites each with private entrances. Enjoy unobstructed ocean views of the Pacific Ocean, Kona Coast and Kahaluu Beach with stunning sunsets. This property includes a gorgeous heated glass tile swimming pool with spa.

This traditional Hawaiian Style home is divided into three areas; the Main Hale, the Lower Garden Suite and the Ohana Suite. Each area is ocean front with beautiful ocean views and cooling tropical breezes. The floor, ceiling fans and trade winds provide a truly comfortable environment as NO AC is available. This home is beautifully anointed with traditional hawaiian decor and comfortable furnishings. We have added safety netting around the lanais and pool area.

The Main Hale features the full kitchen, dining and entertaining center of the property in addition to the Master Bedroom Suite with king bed accommodations and private bath .The Great Room includes a generously stocked kitchen with upscale utensils and cookware and an indoor dining area with seating for 10. The living room area features a big screen TV with cable and Wi-Fi and a fold out sofa (queen sleep accommodations). The sitting room also provides a twin pull out sofa (twin sleep accommodations). There is also an additional full bath in the Main Hale. The spacious lanai adds to the indoor/outdoor flow of the Main Hale with spectacular views, ample outdoor seating and an amazing outdoor grilling with “Green Egg” or gas Barbecue..

The Lower Garden area features a very private Bedroom Suite with a full bath and king bed accommodations, a private entrance, a comfortable sitting area, microwave, mini refrigerator and coffee service.

The Ohana Suite has king bed accommodations and a full bath, a private sitting area with flat screen TV with cable, a kitchenette and private lanai.

This property is located on Alii Drive with access through our private gate. There is a large private parking area next to the home.

We refer to our home as Hale Maluhia, “House of Peace”. It truly is the perfect place to gather with family and friends to relax and rejuvenate on the soothing Big Island of Hawaii. Please come enjoy our traditional Hawaiian style tropical retreat for a relaxing vacation we’re sure you, your family and friends will remember.

We look forward to working with you to ensure an amazing Big Island experience.



Check-in: 3pm Check-out: 11am last day

You can also set up mid-week house cleaning with full linen change or just basic cleaning which ever you prefer. I will let you contact them direct after booking.

We also have a few Baby items for our guest to use if needed, a play-yard, highchair, carseat and stroller.

When putting in your request please include your phone number, and reason for your visit. Thank you! :)

50% of your stay is due now to confirm booking, and the other 50% is due 60 days before your arrival.

Cancellation Policy: If Guest needs to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:

90 % if cancelled before 90 days prior to the Check-in Date;

50 % if cancelled before 45 days prior to the Check-in Date;

0 % if cancelled under 45 days prior to the Check-in Date

More Details

Teri Gambril
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Teri Gambril

We bought this property because of its stunning ocean front views, we also enjoy being able to walk to the great snorkeling Kahaluu Beach and Magic Sands Beach. We love the peaceful feeling sitting on the back lanai watching the boats, whales and dolphins.

Teri Gambril purchased this house in 2014

Why Teri Gambril chose Keauhou

We were looking for ocean front property that we could enjoy the beautiful view, plus have an easy walk to the Kahaluu and Magic Sands beaches.


Keauhou House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Lower Garden Suite - toilet , shower
    Ohana - toilet , shower
    Main House guest bath - toilet , shower , 2nd full bath in main living area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main House - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Lower Garden Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , downstairs separate entrance
    Ohana Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Ohana
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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🌺1 week Feb. Open! Beautiful gated Private Oceanfront Home with pool and spa
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
San Luis Obispo

Fantastic Paradise Property Perfect for a Large Family

  • 5 of 5

This house is a dream. Right on the ocean with a great backyard with a pool, spa and large grass area. Sunsets every evening! There are three very distinct sleeping areas but a large living area to congregate. The lanai is amazing - huge and comfortable. You could sit there all day looking for dolphins and whales in season.

The kitchen is very functional and the food in the pantry is available for use. This is a highly under-rated benefit since it eliminates some trips to the store for basics like olive oil or condiments.

Although it is on a busy road, it is very quiet (except for the waves!) and very secluded. It is convenient to downtown Kona and to various beaches.

Teri is extremely great to work with - very responsive and not obsessed with rules as we've experienced with other property owners.

Overall, I would highly recommend this property to anyone traveling to the Big Island and wanting a relaxing vacation in paradise. We certainly hope to stay there again.

Greg Wookey

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We hope to return! Perfect all around.

  • 5 of 5

This place is a great spot for families getaways (and/or 3 couples). Our family (including a 18month baby) had an incredible time as this home. It truly felt like our home away from home and was so relaxing. They had all the helpful items for a baby (car seat, stroller, play pin/bed, toys, and more). Beautiful Sunsets, clear sunny days, and so close to everything. Great location.

We hope to return, and when we do it will be renting this place again! Thank you for making our Thanksgiving holiday so wonderful.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corvallis, Oregon

Magical feeling of home

  • 5 of 5

Teri and her husband have created the icing on the paradise cake in their oceanfront home. Two friends and I celebrated my milestone birthday in Hawaii by starting with a five night stay here. We arrived after dark and didn't get the full magic until the next morning when we awoke and greeted the day with the view of the ocean from our rooms. Gathering on the the lanai that runs the length of the house, each of us exclaimed "WOW".

As others have said, the layout of the house is perfect for a large group of people. We weren't a large group, but each of us appreciated the fact that we had privacy if we wanted it. The ohana offered a complete set up with it's own kitchen, sitting room, bathroom and lanai. The lower suite had a sitting room, microwave and frig, and a bedroom with ocean facing bed. The main floor not only had a bedroom with views to the ocean from the bed, but also another small sleeping area with a single fold out bed and full bathroom. There was even a computer printer here that you were able to use if needed!

The home is well-stocked with most anything you might need. The pantry had an array of canned foods, seasonings, and other cooking essentials so you didn't need to make a trip to the grocery store for one-time use items. A living room surprise was a cabinet full of musical instruments to try out on a rainy day. Each bathroom had plenty of beach and bath towels and outside, we found a bin full of water-related toys .

I particularly enjoyed the art throughout the home and the home's use of the Hawaiian concept of appreciating open space , down to using fans for cooling rather than AC. Watching stormy weather from the lanai or indoors even was a delight.

I've stayed in many VRBO homes around the world, yet think this was my favorite. It really is a HOME. You feel like a trusted friend who can open drawers and help themselves to whatever you find and the owner knows that you will take care of things and leave them as you found them. Never once did I feel I was just in a hotel. If you had a question, all you had to do was contact Teri or the local care-taker. Need a place to hang something on a hook? It was there. Need a note pad? A Hawaiian themed one was there. Need a light? It was there (although it sometimes became a fun game to find the right switch). And I haven't mentioned the wonderful pool yet...oh my. The mosaic art there was even special.

Hope to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Teri was absolutely wonderful to work with. I have never had a more calming and enjoyable vacation. Everything was clean and ready for us upon arrival and she was more than generous with a late check out since the flights don't normally leave until late in the evening. I would definitely recommend this house to anyone and we will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Hale Maluhia 'house of peace'. We have been to Kona many times, but this place has become our favorite!! We are already trying to figure out when we can come back to this place! We loved sitting on the lanai for meals and looking out onto the ocean. We saw dolphins just from the deck. The location is great, easy walk to beaches, short drive to town. In the house, there was lots of space for 2 families. There are lots of fans and we love all of the hooks everywhere to hang towels, etc. The kids loved the pool. We appreciated being able to use the boogie boards and snorkel equipment and the noodles in the pool. Teri was always so responsive and lovely to interact with. This place is amazing.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and Private

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family vacation. The three bedroom areas give each couple their privacy, and the big living area and lanai was a perfect place for dinners and play. The pool is fantastic! It is so private, you don't even know there are any neighbors. The tide pools in front are constant entertainment for all to explore. You just have to be willing to give up the air conditioning. In mid September, it can be pretty warm when you first go to bed, but there are lots of fans. Ends up it is a plus with the windows open and listening to the surf all night. There is an abundant supply of boogie boards and snorkeling gear. Even a Big Green Egg grill with natural charcoal included. The best place we ever stayed, and we have stayed a lot of places. Not a high rise condo, but a real Hawaiian experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: 🌺� Wow, Thank you so much for the fantastic review! “The best place you’ve ever stayed” says a lot! :) We are so happy you enjoyed the simple Hawaiian style of our home… It is a work in progress we are constantly working on improving the house and hope you will be back soon to see what changes we have made. Thanks & blessings sent to you and your family! 🌴� 😊� Mahalo! PS don’t forget to ask for your past guest discount.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.75 Miles
Magic Sands Beach
Nearest Beach
0.75 Miles
Kahaluu Beach
Car: recommended

We are in a wonderful central location between beautiful Magic Sands beach and great snorkeling Kahaluu Beach. Near Keauhou shopping center with grocery, gift shops, movie theater and restaurants and more.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

exit cleaning fee $375
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.41%

3 day minimum for standard booking, 10 day min for Christmas, and 7 day min for IronMan. Thank you!

Check-in: 3 PM Check out: 11 AM

Cancellation Policy: If Guest needs to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:
90 % if cancelled before 90 days prior to the Check-in Date;
50 % if cancelled 89-45 days prior to the Check-in Date;
0 % if cancelled under 45 days prior to the Check-in Date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.