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Recent Captain Cook reviews

  • Private, well-maintained, clean, well-equipped and spacious.

    "We only had 3 nights here due to our scheduled but would have enjoyed a couple of weeks. Although the property was just off the highway(150 t0 200 feet), it is very private due to the lush vegetation. Two bedrooms and 3 baths and it easily sleeps 7-8. We had 7 including an infant and there was plenty of room. The kitchen is clean and well equipped. There are beach towels, boogie boards and snorkeling equipment. The lanai makes the house. We had all of our meals out there. It is very large and covered with a view of the ocean in the distance. The drive from the airport took about 45 minutes but that was the only downside. The house is convenient to Captain Cook, Two Step Beach (a great snorkeling site), a grocery store, an Hawaiian village. The Kona beaches are about a half an hour away. The other direction there is ready access to other beaches from 10 to 30 minutes away. We drove to South Point and walked most of the way to Green Sands Beach. You are closer to Kilauea Volcanoe Park than you would be in Kona but we didn't have the time to drive there because of the schedule. This is a place where we would stay again if the owner will let us. We especially liked being away from the crowds in Kona. If any of the readers are LDS (Mormons). There is a LDS ward that meets in a chapel about 5 minutes from Hale Honu."
    Guest: mark W. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: January 12, 2016
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  • Best vacation spot!

    "Where do I start? Getting to the property was an adventure to be remembered. A one lane (paved) road up the mountain took us through awesome tropical greenery. Just when you thought you’d passed the property and would end up lost in the jungle, the gate to the property appears! Driving up the tree-lined drive just made us more excited about our stay. The property is gorgeous, and the house is really cool. The pool is nice and warm with water falls over the edge, black bottom and honu mosaics. We spent most of our time in the pool during the day. When our friends would head into town, my wife and I enjoyed a little nude sunbathing! The patio was great for dinner, drinks, and a sunset dip in the hot tub. The outdoor grill and tiki torches were a nice touch. We had two masters bedrooms and a nearby ohana room which gave us plenty of private time, all three having great views. Waking up to a chorus of birds every morning reminded you where you were. The beds were super high quality and, according to my wife, the house was beautifully decorated. We enjoyed the huge kitchen and made sure we got lots of fresh seafood from Costco and produce from the farmers markets (one was on Saturdays right by the house). We had a few issues with the dishwasher but the owner was quick to respond. Everything else was perfect! Jeni made the process easy and was super helpful to share information about the area and offer recommendations. This house was easily big enough for 10 people but I’ll tell you we enjoyed being three couples just lodging about. We ventured out to a few beaches (lots of beach supplies were provided), had dinner at a cool restaurant called Holuakoa Café, lunched in town at Humpy’s and Huggo’s, and grabbed beers at the Harbor House in Honokohau Marina. Kona Brewery is another great place but get there early or you will wait forever. All in all, probably one of our best vacations! When we come back to the islands, this is where we will come. If we could give it 10 stars we would."
    Guest: BenH Date of Stay: April 2016 Review Submitted: July 6, 2016
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  • Beautiful house/setting, easily accommodated group of 8

    "The pictures of this place do not do it justice. When you drive down the long, very steep and windy road to get here you wonder what you are getting yourself into and then you open the door to this beautifully decorated house (reminded me of what I would imagine an expat house in India looks like) with views of the ocean from the dining room, kitchen, and one of the bedrooms, lanais everywhere, a hot tub, a hammock...it is amazing. We were a family of 8 - 2 little kids (5,9), 3 grandparents, and 3 adults. The house easily accommodated us sleeping wise and never felt crowded. It was clean and well stocked. My kids loved being a hop away from the pebble beach and played in the waves almost every day. We walked to the black sand beach once but my kids liked the pebble beach the best. The crater rim hike leaving from the pebble beach is nice (fyi, 7:45 is too late to start - hot and no shade!). The house is nicely situated for sightseeing in S. Kona - we went to the kula kai caverns, volcano national park, and the place of refuge. If you aren't a vegetarian, be sure to get some local grass fed beef and shaved ice from the Kealia ranch store. Check out the smoothies and baked goods (and great guacamole) at the S. Kona fruit stand. The only word of caution/thing I wish we did more of was plan our food a little better. This house is a little off the beaten path - an hour from Costco (and the airport), 30 min in either direction for groceries, and 15-20 min from restaurants. So if you can get most of your groceries for your stay on you way in definitely do that and then supplement here and there (there is a nice farmers market on Sun in Capt. Cook). We planned day by day and that wasn't really ideal for us. You could easily come to this house for a week and never go anywhere else - you have an amazing house, easy access to 2 beaches, hiking - or you can use it as a nice base and travel around the island. We didn't have a chance to meet Deanna in person but she was extremely responsive over email."
    Guest: A guest from Shoreline, WA Date of Stay: April 2016 Review Submitted: April 25, 2016
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  • Postcard view, Perfect Location

    "This was perfect for my family, the extras the home comes with are amazing, kayaking was fantastic and the snorkeling was some of the best on the island, we will rent this home again."
    Guest: Chris B. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 24, 2016
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