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150 Feet to Beach. Tropical Retreat Including Use of Kayak.

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Private retreat 150 feet from the ocean.

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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Kona Dreams is a private retreat in Captain Cook, 35 miles south of Kona Airport. An easy drive on highways 19 & 11 along the dramatic coastline takes you past Kailua-Kona, to history rich Keauhou, Kealakekua, Captain Cook, and Honaunau, through the Big Island’s fertile agricultural region, where coffee grows alongside macadamia, cacao, vanilla beans, avocado, and an endless feast of tree ripened fruit.

A clearly marked turn takes you from an elevation of 1,100 ft through the quiet Kona Paradise community, right down to sea level and the ocean.

Park your car and walk for less than 60 seconds to the ocean. Look for turtles or even a monk seal resting on the beautiful black lava pebble beach.

This home was designed to capture every breeze. The interior is decorated with artwork the owners collect during their travels around the Pacific Rim. A spacious living area is equipped with a flat screen TV, media player, guidebooks, and leisure reading. Comfortable furniture invites you to relax under the cathedral ceiling supported by solid ohia logs.

The airy master bedroom features a king size bed made of local ohia wood and has a separate walk-in closet, master bath, and a private lanai. The guest bedroom has a full bath and a lanai of its own. The kitchen is equipped with everything to make enjoyable meals from scratch. While you enjoy sitting on the shaded lanai, watch the tropical sunset or look for breaching whales.

You may do laundry onsite, beach towels are provided. Wifi, high-speed broadband, and free telephone calls to the mainland US, Canada, and Guam keep you wired and connected.

The house sits on a lovingly landscaped lot with flowering orchids, plumeria trees, coconut palms. Feel free to pick luscious mangos and limes in season.

The bay beyond the beach is well known for scenic snorkeling and excellent scuba diving. In the garage you will find snorkel gear, water toys, beach furniture, umbrella and cooler to enjoy during your visit. Or take the kayak out for a paddle and look for dolphins swimming in the bay.

Detailed information about these and many other activities are available to guests, just ask.

The owner's apartment, downstairs next to garage, is entirely separate from the rental unit upstairs. It is rarely used.

The excellent Kona Community Hospital is 18 miles north on Highway 11.









Keywords: romantic getaway, couples retreat, honeymoon vacation, quiet, serene, peaceful, romantic, beach house, beach, ocean, ocean view, Hawai'i vacation rental, Hawai'i accommodations, Big Island, leeward, sunset view, whales, dolphins, smoke free, non smoking, Kona Paradise, Kona Dreams, Kona coast, South Kona, Captain Cook, Pebble Beach, Kealia, Kaohe Bay, adventure travel, Merrie Monarch, Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, Ironman, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Tax ID W95173274

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1452 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years and over...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Service animals...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master suite: 1 king

    Custom O'hia bed, bath, walk-in closet, shady private lanai...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Separate bath, large closet, private lanai w/shaded seating...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Attached to master bedroom...moreless

  • Guest bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    also accessible from outside for easy beach clean up...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Library of island guide books and fiction....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Ocean view from every room in the house...moreless

  • Rural:

    Nearby coffee plantations; road to southern most point in USA and Volcano National Park...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Clothesline outside for bathing suits and beach towels...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free local and long distance calls to neighbor islands, US mainland and Canada....moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High speed broadband, secure wifi strong everywhere on the property....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    In the driveway next to house...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Indoor laundry room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Spices and basic staples...moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Use of kayak and paddles included in rental fee. Life jackets provided....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Enjoy the view of the ocean...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Orchids and fruit trees in season, extensive rock gardens....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Listen to the ocean while you prepare dinner outside....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Beach supplies include snorkel gear, chairs, umbrellas, cooler, daypack. Just rinse and dry after using, please!...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard Rate 2016
Jan 6 - Oct 1, 2016
4 night min stay
$169
$1,175 $4,725
Ironman 2016
Oct 2 - Oct 15, 2016
5 night min stay
$199
$1,375 $5,000
Standard Rate 2016
Oct 16 - Dec 19, 2016
4 night min stay
$169
$1,175 $4,725
Holiday Rate 2016
Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,375 $5,550
Standard Rate 2017
Jan 6 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$169
$1,175 $4,725
4th of July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 6, 2017
5 night min stay
$199
$1,375 $5,000
Standard Rate 2017
Jul 7 - Oct 1, 2017
4 night min stay
$169
$1,175 $4,725
Ironman 2017
Oct 2 - Oct 15, 2017
5 night min stay
$199
$1,375 $5,000
Standard Rate 2017
Oct 16 - Dec 19, 2017
4 night min stay
$169
$1,175 $4,725
Holiday Rate 2017
Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,375 $5,550
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$169
$1,175 $4,725
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Damage insurance policy $39
  • Cleaning Fee $208
  • Tax Rate 13.416%

Notes:

Rates quoted are for two guests; additional fees apply to more guests. Please inquire and we will respond promptly!

A $500 Refundable Security Deposit may be collected in place of the $39.00 Damage Insurance Policy.

Cancellation Policy:

100% if cancelled 90 days prior to the Check-in Date less a cancellation fee of $100.

50% if cancelled 60 days prior to the Check-in Date

0% if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date

In the event of a debilitating illness or injury preventing Guest from arriving on the Check-In Date, with the proper documentation from a licensed physician, Owner will consider a replacement visit.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kona airport
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 11
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kona Cafe and Coffee House
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Pebble Beach

Car: Necessary

Ho'okena Beach Park is minutes away. Nearby Pu'uhonoa O Honaunau (Place of Refuge) NHP illuminates Hawai'i before the arrival of Europeans. Spend a leisurely day visiting Kealakekua Bay and the charming St. Benedict's Painted Church. Drive 30 miles to the southern most point in the US. Volcanoes NP, a 90 minute drive, is open 24 hours a day and especially dramatic in the evening. Stores, farm stands, farmers markets, and numerous coffee plantations are nearby, as are a number of good restaurants serving fresh and local food.

 

Owner info

Waikoloa Hawaii Vacations

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We have travelled extensively around the world. The Big Island is our favorite place on earth. Kona Dreams is our refuge.

Why the Owner Chose Opihihale (Kona Coast, HI, USA):
This oceanside home is our dream home come true. We love the airy rooms, the peace and quiet, the sounds of the ocean, the sunshine and the breeze, and the stars overhead at night.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
1 minute walk to beach. Spacious modern home. Hear and see the ocean from every room. Convenient to outdoor activities and shopping.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

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  • Private retreat 150 feet from the ocean.

    Private retreat 150 feet from the ocean.

  • Relax in the cozy living room.

    Relax in the cozy living room.

  • Fabric art decorates the walls.

    Fabric art decorates the walls.

  • Large, comfortable master bedroom with lanai and walk-in closet.

    Large, comfortable master bedroom with lanai and walk-in closet.

  • Master bath.

    Master bath.

  • Private lanai off guest bedroom.  Enjoy morning birdsong and the ocean view.

    Private lanai off guest bedroom. Enjoy morning birdsong and the ocean view.

  • Chef's kitchen.

    Chef's kitchen.

  • Buy fish or local grassfed beef and grill your dinner.

    Buy fish or local grassfed beef and grill your dinner.

  • Lovingly landscaped yard.

    Lovingly landscaped yard.

  • Busy day at Pebble Beach.

    Busy day at Pebble Beach.

  • This beach has fewer visitors.

    This beach has fewer visitors.

  • Coffee blossoms.

    Coffee blossoms.

  • Pebble Beach is just 150 feet from the house to enjoy the relaxing ocean sounds

    Pebble Beach is just 150 feet from the house to enjoy the relaxing ocean sounds

  • Read, listen to music, or watch TV.

    Read, listen to music, or watch TV.

  • Guidebooks, maps, and current publications for guests' use.

    Guidebooks, maps, and current publications for guests' use.

  • Shady lanai off master bedroom - amazing ocean and sunset views.

    Shady lanai off master bedroom - amazing ocean and sunset views.

  • Guest bedroom.

    Guest bedroom.

  • Guest bath.

    Guest bath.

  • Dining area.

    Dining area.

  • When season, pick lemons or mangos from our trees.

    When season, pick lemons or mangos from our trees.

  • Easy walk to the beach.

    Easy walk to the beach.

  • A second beach area is a 5 minute walk to the end of the block.

    A second beach area is a 5 minute walk to the end of the block.

  • Visit Volcanoes National Park.

    Visit Volcanoes National Park.

  • Rainbow in front of Mauna Kea.

    Rainbow in front of Mauna Kea.

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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