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Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location

Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Dec 18, 2014
Apartment, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

IMAGINE unwinding completely in a quiet and private country setting 10 minutes from the best snorkeling reef on the island.

You're tucked away, well off the road, by an easily accessed lane that brings you to your tropical sanctuary complete with lush gardens and sounds of nature.

The ohana offers ocean views and feelings of expansiveness. Spotlessly clean and supremely comfortable, including new furnishings, a king size bed, and everything you'll need to relax and enjoy. Wi-fi is included when you want to be connected!

The bamboo and redwood hot/cold outdoor shower area surrounded by lush tropical plants that provide privacy and beauty is a treat to experience after a day of play. (There is a hot/cold shower within the unit also)

The 2.4 acre farm is nestled at an 800 foot elevation on the lush and breezy slopes between Kealakekua Bay and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Park (City of Refuge)in the midst of the Kona coffee and farming belt. Our orchard includes 19 different varieties of fruit trees, as well as many unusual tropical plants and an organic vegetable garden. In true Hawaiian spirit, we love to share the fruits of the land as they are available.

We are located 30 minutes south of Kailua-Kona, through the mountain towns of Kainaliu, Kealakekua and Captain Cook in the up-country area of South Kona. A grocery store, favored by locals, is only 15 minutes up the hill. Restaurants, a natural food store and shopping are also close by.

They call it the BIG ISLAND for a reason! We are a couple of hours from Volcano National Park and a perfect base location for those who want to go exploring.

Keywords: Ohana with Separate Entrance

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

For over 30 years, I have felt deeply connected to the Hawaiian islands and Hawaiian culture and knew that South Kona was my true place. With a desire for a more sustainable lifestyle, I set about to relocate to the Big Island and find a farm where I could manifest my long held desires. I am an artist and farmer who enjoys swimming, yoga and listening to the incredible array of nature's sounds that abound on this property.

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45 Reviews

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Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p306573vb
-(808) 333-2393 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Vanc. wa

our home in paradise

  • of 5
this is the bench mark all places should strive for
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p306573vb
-(808) 333-2393 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Montreal area, Quebec, Canada
5

Wonderful rental in great location

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I really enjoyed our time at this rental. As mentioned in many reviews, the owners are extremely nice and so respectful of your privacy. They also have great suggestions for things to do and see even before you get there! - they answered all our questions and provided driving directions/links on several occations. It was also very interesting to walk in their orchard and see the actual trees of many tropical fruits. And, yes, we got the occasion to sample many of them!

The rental is very clean and contains all the essentials for cooking, beach time (including towels, snorkeling gear, cooler) and may more items (umbrella, etc).

The location is great to visit the West side of the island and especially great if you are interested in water activities such as snorkeling , kayaking as well as laying on a beach near by. We were amazed by the variety of fish to see in Kealakekua Bay, as well as seeing turtles and spinner dolphins! Most of these activities are possible within a 20 minute car ride. We also used the location as a base to go up Mauna Kea for the sunset and to book a tour to see the manta rays up close.

Thanks Stacey and Tony for your hospitality and kindness. It made our stay amazing!
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p306573vb
-(808) 333-2393 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
San Diego, CA
5

Beautiful VRBO in a fantastic location surrounded by a lovely two and one half acres of fruit and co

  • 5 of 5
This was our first time on the Kona Coast, and it will definitely not be our last. This farm and its surroundings in Kealakekua Bay are beautiful! It is only a five-minute drive from a variety of beaches and incredible snorkeling spots. Tony and Stacy were wonderful hosts; the accommodations were spotless, they provided an enormously useful book of places to go, maps, restaurants, sites to see etc., and, although we had our own gear, they had sets of fins and masks, and other sporting gear should we have needed it. In addition to our own living quarters (with dressing area and spacious kitchen) there was a lovely private outdoor shower with a bamboo and redwood enclosure, and a beautiful little breakfast nook outside the bedroom sliding glass door, where in the morning and late afternoon we ate the delicious fresh fruit from their garden that looks out under enormous old trees onto the ocean – providing a restful respite after an adventurous day of swimming and hiking. The photos can't capture how incredible this place is. Our only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. The place is popular, so be sure to book early.
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p306573vb
-(808) 333-2393 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Rochester Hill, Michigan
5

We loved staying in this Kona Coast getaway!

  • 5 of 5
I really don't have words to describe how wonderful it is to stay at this property. As this was our first trip to Hawaii, I carefully examined the listing. The photos and descriptions are very accurate yet we found it to be even better than described. The owners were there to greet us with a tour and gifts of exotic Hawaiian fruits grown right on their land. We found it a treat to explore their orchard and learn how the fruits, nuts and coffees look before harvest. We were pleased with how clean the unit was and I'm sure you've read other reviews about how great the outdoor shower is, but really, that shower is fantastic. It is indescribable the "Zen" feeling one gets when showering outdoors surrounded by a lush garden and bamboo. We looked for any excuse to take another shower. The kitchen is very complete and spacious with coffee grinder, coffee maker and a great blender for smoothies. We made all of our meals there and used their cooler to pack picnics for days of sightseeing. We were unexpectedly close to great snorkeling at Two Step and used snorkeling equipment provided by the owners often. I loved the "feel" of being in the unit. When inside, the flooring and mats are comfortable on your feet and you can hear gentle animal sounds. It really is peaceful and relaxing. The owner left a good binder of information and island magazines to read. The views out the big windows are incredible and we slept peacefully on the excellent king size bed. The owners were just a phone call or e-mail away if we needed anything or wanted advice on how to best plan a day of sightseeing. This was the first time we rented a VRBO where the owners were nearby and we found that to be a welcome benefit plus our hosts were so gracious and accommodating. Sometimes we would come home and find a gift of fruit hanging on our doorknob-yum, yum. We stayed here to explore the western coast of the island, snorkel, visit Waimea, hike down to Pololu, and experience Kona coffee country and this location is perfect. On our departure day we drove across the island at dawn to get to Hilo airport(our first week was on that side of the island) and we saw the most spectacular sunrise over Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea. It was an easy drive from this property back across the island. From this property we were able to explore beaches, towns, resorts and heiaus in North and South Kohala and all of Kona. I would highly recommend this property to my friends and family.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p306573vb
-(808) 333-2393 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
West Bloomfield, MI
5

Excellent, Unforgettable Days in Hawaii

  • 5 of 5
We were looking for the place to stay for 6 nights on the Big Island. After staying for 5 nights in the beach hotel on Maui, this apartment that we found on VRBO sounded like a good change.

Although we were a little hesitant to go away from the beach, this selection turned out to be perfect. Located in the quiet neighborhood on the 2.5 acres of beautiful, professionally maintained tropical garden, this house is a real gem. The guest’s apartment is very clean and tastefully furnished. It had all we needed for our vacation including snorkeling equipment, beach chairs, towels, and umbrella. We are not the big fans of cooking on vacation, but for those who likes it the kitchen is staffed with everything you’ll have in your kitchen at home. Plus there is a grill on the patio outside. The big changing / walk-in closet room next to the bathroom had enough space for our entire luggage and clothes. We had full bathroom in apartment plus hot shower outside - very nice!!!

The owners, Tony and Stacey, are very hospitable people. Our communication started way before we arrived. They answered all our questions – what to bring, what car to rent, etc. We felt right at home from the moment we arrived and were greeted with the big bowl of the tropical fruits from their garden. They directed us to the best beaches for snorkeling (just 10-15 minutes from the house) which we most likely would not find on our own, best routes to the places that we wanted to see, and actually with information what is must to be seen on the Island.

Overall, location is geographically very convenient to explore South (Volcano), North (Hapuna Beach), mid part of the island, etc.

Definitely recommended.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Aloha Spirit! Peaceful+ Beautiful Small Farm in Primo Location
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p306573vb
-(808) 333-2393 (Hawaii, USA)
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Pacific Grove, California
5

Magical Island Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
We had everything we needed and more in this magical garden spot! This gem of a place is nestled in-between coffee and fruit farms so there is no lack of delicious local fare to eat and drink. Stacey and Tony paid careful attention to stocking the guest house with all the necessary items to make you feel right at home. It's a lovely space inside and out. (If you want to feel like part of nature, make sure to utilize the outdoor shower!) We wanted a private space in the heart of the island and that's exactly what this is. You are close enough to Hwy 11 which allows you to access other areas of the island with ease and you can also get to all the bays in the area in a short amount of time. Stacey and Tony are great about giving you as much attention and information as you want. They are also a great resource for all the wonderful places there are to visit in the area! We are so grateful to have found this special place on the Big Island. We highly recommend it to anyone looking for a unique place to stay. Mahalo Stacey & Tony
  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

The swimming and snorkeling spots closest to the property are some of the best on the island. On special occasions, I have swum with the spinner dolphin pods that visit those places.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Kailua Kona at 30 Miles Nearest Motorway : Napoopoo Road at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Mi's at 5 Miles Nearest Beach : Kealakekua Bay and Hounaunau at 7 Miles Car: necessary

Small Farm 30 Minutes South of Kailua-Kona.

Other Activities: Health/Beauty Spa, Boating, Shopping, Kayaking, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing

Availability

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season~ November thru Mar
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

Amenities

From the Owner

The on-site art studio combined with the Hawaiian plant and animal life inspire a sense of creativity, reflection and well-being. I enjoy sharing the beauty, spirit and my knowledge of this area with our visitors who inevitably leave more relaxed, enriched and wanting to return!

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Romantic

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 600 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1
  • 1

Bedrooms

  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • King size bed (1) New Serta Royal Comfort Plush

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • bamboo and redwood outdoor shower, chaise lounges, snorkeling gear, boogie board, beach chairs
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