My family came to stay for a week and we couldn't have been happier. The home is beyond description. When we arrived I was crossing my fingers that the photos would be accurate, and I was thrilled to realize that they actually weren't; there's no way to capture how truly beautiful the home and setting are. All of the walls facing the water, and the ones facing the inner courtyard, are pocket doors -- they slide open completely to make it feel like you're one with the rocky lava beach and the crashing waves. As all of the other reviewers have noted, the home is impeccably furnished and designed down to the smallest details, and it's no exaggeration to say that every 20 or 30 minutes throughout the 6 days we were there, someone would sigh and say, "Omg this place is ridiculously beautiful". The flowers were exploding all around the property and literally every view of the house is a scenic one. We never got tired of it, and if anything, the only complaint is that it was so gorgeous we never wanted to go anywhere else. We went to see the volcano one day and all I wanted to do was to get back home.
Ali and Kim were incredibly gracious, friendly and accommodating, making us feel more like friends than renters. Thank you for such a wonderful stay! Unforgettable.