Aloha! The Ranch Retreat at Kahua is located in the Kohala Mountains on the stunning, privately owned, 8600 acre Kahua Ranch. Breathe in some of the world's freshest, clean air that travels 2500 miles across the ocean and is filtered down through our moist rain forest.
The Ranch is conveniently located between the beautiful ranching town of Waimea (Kamuela) and historic Hawi town with it's dining, gift shops, art galleries, and coffee house; the views from the Retreat are unparalleled!
The cozy, historic 1950's Ranch house is completely renovated and boasts spectacular views of Maui, the Kohala Coast, and Mauna Loa; there are sunrise and sunset views from the spacious deck, bedrooms and the living areas.
Perfect for vacation/family getaways, special gatherings or just holo holo ( go on adventures); the Retreat has 3 bedrooms- plus a brand new Queen Sleeper (sleeps 8)- with luxurious queen beds and two full bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen with commercial hood and gas stove, double oven, dishwasher and SS fridge. A full bar including fridge and bar sink along with an expansive deck with a gas grill, complete any entertaining or delicious meals you have in mind. Two gas fireplaces provide ambiance and warmth after watching the sun sink into the ocean from the 6 person hot tub as the stars swing overhead. Luxurious organic cotton sheets, plush bedding and ample towels are provided. Cable TV, movies on the flat screen and blazing fast Internet is provided.
The best of the Big Island’s beaches are a short 20 minutes drive South and a cooler, chairs and beach towels are also provided for fun in the sun. Snorkling, diving and swimming in Hawaii’s crystal clear waters are a short drive to the Kohala Coast as well as other water activities are available at Kawaihae Harbor (20 min drive). If hiking and strolling is your preference, the black sand beach at Pololu Valley is 30 minutes away, through the town of Hawi as well as many other neighboring trails.
Waimea has three Farmer’s Markets that take place throughout the week and weekend, and Hawi has the Kohala’s Farmers Market, perfect for the Farm to Table experience with Hawaii’s local produce.
Horseback Riding, ATV tours and a fantastic BBQ Ranch dinner are also available at Kahua Ranch — discounts available when booking in advance and staying at the Ranch Retreat.
End your day with a glass of wine on the expansive deck, away from the resort crowds, watching the sun sink into the ocean behind herds of cattle and horses grazing in the golden sunlight. E Komo Mai!
Come experience a rare opportunity, unique to the Big Island of Hawaii!
Need more room? Need less room? Also available is the Ohana Hale (sleeps 5), full kitchen apartment with 2 bedrooms/ 1bath and punee (day bed ) in the living area.
VRBO listing #697418