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PRIVATE RETREAT AT KALOLI POINT WITH SHORT WALK TO OCEAN CLIFFS

Laura Garrison

Advertiser since 2012
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Speaks english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Laura Garrison

Advertiser since 2012
Speaks english
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PRIVATE RETREAT AT KALOLI POINT WITH SHORT WALK TO OCEAN CLIFFS

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Keaau House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom House, 2 Full Baths, Great Room and Loft, Sleeps 6

We know this property is Top Picks… we rented it ourselves for three years then bought it!

Hale Ipo “Sweetheart House” has ideal accommodations for a family or several couples/individuals. To our local guest, this is not a venue for a large party or ceremony.

Hale Ipo is in a great location on Beach Road in Hawaiian Paradise Park (Kaloli Point) ~private, fruit trees and fabulous flora, short walk to ocean cliffs (sea turtles year-round, whales in winter), miles of ocean trails (one hour walk to secluded beach), and a panoramic view of Mauna Kea from the wrap-around deck.

The elevated living space is designed to capture the ocean breezes and sounds while providing tree top views of birds in flight. (There are large ceiling fans in every room… we rarely use them!)

After a great night sleep on our comfortable beds (tree frog noise is minimal), plan your day of Big Island fun including visits to Volcano National Park (active volcano), Onizuka Center for International Astronomy, numerous beaches (white, black, or green sand), waterfalls, scenic overlooks, and unlimited recreational destinations (guide books and recommendations provided).

Or be truly adventurous… you are in Hawaii- plan nothing and live in the moment!

e komo mai (Welcome)! Greg & Laura Garrison, Owners

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Laura Garrison (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks english

Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Private Retreat at Kaloli Point with Short Walk to Ocean Cliffs
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
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Private Retreat at Kaloli Point with Short Walk to Ocean Cliffs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002740
+1 -413 519-0981
Keaau Puna District
5

Ua Mau Ka Ea O Ka 'Aina

Ua Mau Ka Ea O Ka 'Aina
  • 5 of 5
This is a beautiful setting, a house thoughtfully and tastefully set up for a wonderful time in Paradise and Paradise Park.

Access to the beach, grounds replete with flowers and fruit, safe, secluded; yet with easy access to Hilo and its rich history, culture and indigenous flavors,

A visit here is not complete without paying respects to Pele at nearby Volcanoes National Park for breathtaking views of a live volcano, walks either easy or challenging through moonscape craters, lava flows, forests and sulfur steam vents (say hello to the wandering Nene).

The visitor center in he National Park has substance rather than kitsch and enjoy probably my favorite gallery in all of Hawaii -- the Volcano Art Center (VAC).

And, oh, the rainbows and turtles lollygagging about on the pehoehoe rocks!

Get a sense of Puna region before coming, so you know what to expect. Hale Ipo will then be a place with life-changing powers.

Ha -- breath
Wai -- life giving water
I -- is calling

Ke Aloha No Kakou
GREAT Love suffuses us here
  • Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private Retreat at Kaloli Point with Short Walk to Ocean Cliffs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002740
+1 -413 519-0981
Keaau Puna District
5

Amazingly beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5
Hale Ipo is filled with amazing peaceful energy, georgous blooming trees and flowers, and fruit ready to enjoy. Property was clean to perfection and very well maintained. Description was accurate and amenities more than one would expect. The kitchen is better equipted then mine. Property was easy to locate in quiet neighborhood. You could hear surf in morning over coffee. The tree frogs sang us to sleep every night and song birds awoke us in the mornings. Laura and Greg were wonderful hosts providing us with easy to follow directions to the property and fresh frozen bananas for yummy smoothies. So enjoyed Hale Ipo that Wednesday of our stay, we never left. Spending the entire day enjoying this beautiful home and grounds. Our trip to Hilo was for Merrie Monarch Festival which we completely enjoyed. We also visited Hilo Hatties and Big Island Candies. We will recommend Hale Ipo to our friends and are looking forward to a return visit.
  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private Retreat at Kaloli Point with Short Walk to Ocean Cliffs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002740
+1 -413 519-0981
Keaau Puna District
5

EPIC VACATION

  • 5 of 5
This home was true to all the listing information. It had everything we needed to relax and everything we needed to go out and play. From the well stocked kitchen (i love to cook and this home supplied all the necessary tools) to beach towels and chairs to snorkel gear and bicycles . We had a great nights sleep every night , the beds were comfortable and the sheets smelled so great. This home is in a good location to go out and explore all the big island has to offer. The home was clean and well furnished, the ability to open the sliding doors provided a wonderful breeze after a long day of hiking. Coming from New England we loved hearing the tree frogs at night (they sounded similar to peepers ) Kapoho tide pools were a favorite of ours, along with the green sand beach, black sand beaches . We did go to the west side of the island two different times to do the night manta ray snorkel and dolphin/whale watch with Jacks Diving Locker . What a well run relaxed company. We swam with dolphins, and saw about 10 whales breaching. The night snorkel was an amazing experience, we highly recommend it, one of a kind ! As for restaurants ..... we ate at so many for dinner its hard to say which one was our favorite, it all depends on your taste. The freshest fish iv'e ever had was on this island. We have all ready talked about planning a return trip! I Me and my husband have truly enjoyed our vacation here at this home, leaving was one of the hardest things I have ever had to do. Mahalo to the owners !
  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private Retreat at Kaloli Point with Short Walk to Ocean Cliffs
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5

Perfect. Absolutely Perfect.

  • 5 of 5
This vacation rental was perfect in every single way. It was far more impressive than the pictures show - in fact it was so beautifully and tastefully appointed we would happily live there permanently. The property is spacious, private, and extremely well kept. There are views of fruit trees from all of the windows, and at night there is the sound of tree frogs (not unbearably loud, but peaceful, tropical, and pleasant) if you leave the windows open for a gentle breeze.

The property owner was super responsive to any inquiries we had. She made sure we had all of the necessary information in advance of my trip, so we could relax with one less thing to worry about. Also, there are plenty of books provided at the property about things to do while on the Big Island.

The location was fantastic. This property is on the more lush, less hurried side of the island. There is a black sand beach not too far away, and there is a green sand beach a couple hours drive south. It was not far from Volcano National Park and Hilo Airport. There was also a grocery not far away and a great little place called Hilo Coffee Mill where they grow their own coffee.

We loved everything about it, and our only regret was that we could not stay longer. We would recommend this lovely vacation home to anyone looking to stay on the Big Island.
  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for sharing your "perfect" vacation experience! We agree that the house location is ideal.. away from the tourist traps yet steps away from miles of ocean trails. So much to see and do. There have been numerous updates to the home and property since the website photos were posted. As soon as we mount the new 4 foot custom tile whales to the stairway landing we will update the photos!
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Private Retreat at Kaloli Point with Short Walk to Ocean Cliffs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002740
+1 -413 519-0981
Keaau Puna District
5

A great experience at a great house

  • 5 of 5
We stayed for five nights and had a great time. As everyone knows, you can't always tell what a property will be like from photos, and in this case we all felt like the actual property greatly exceeded our expectations. The house was clean and ready for guests, and had nice amenities like snorkeling gear and bicycles. It was very comfortable for our family of five with a lot of space for everyone to 'spread out' when we decided to spend the day 'in'. The cliffs nearby were beautiful and there was great snorkeling about 40 minutes away. We would definitely recommend this home!
  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Private Retreat at Kaloli Point with Short Walk to Ocean Cliffs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3002740
+1 -413 519-0981
Keaau Puna District
Watsonville, CA
4

A week in Paradise

  • 4 of 5
This is a great house. It was very clean and the white decor is very calming. The kitchen is extremely well equipped, with a great set of stainless steel cookware. The fans help to keep it cool, and the beds are very comfortable.
Pat was very friendly and accommodating and I appreciated her helpfulness.
Try the fish and chips at Pahoa Fish, and Luquines Mexican restaurant.
I have stayed at other homes in Paradise Park and this is definitely my favorite. I highly recommend it.
  • Submitted: May 21, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Hilo
Car: necessary

The 'Big Island' is not so big! You can drive from one side to the other in a couple hours.

Renting on the eastern side of the island offers a retreat from the tourism and crowds of the Kona district, while allowing easy access to the rest of the island's attractions.

Start your day with a short walk to the ocean cliffs and visit the honu (sea turtles) and whales (winter months).

Enjoy walking the miles of ocean trails, or pack your swimsuit and detour through the woods for a one hour hike to secluded Shipman's Beach.

Explore the surrounding area on bicycle, or ride a short distance to the ocean cliffs at the end of our street.

The nearby town of Pahoa hosts a variety of stores and services. Take advantage of the large outdoor swimming pool at Pahoa Community Aquatic Center, no charge. Other local adventures include snorkeling at the Kapoho Tidal Pools, and a visit to clothing optional Kehena Beach off Route 137 (drum circle on Sunday).

Your vacation wouldn't be complete without one or more visits to Volcano National Park. Witness an active volcano, view petroglyphs, hike a crater trail, and explore the underground lava tubes (bring a flashlight).

Also plan to watch the sun set from above the clouds by the visitor center at the Onizuka Center for International Astronomy on Mauna Kea. After dark, stargaze using an array of powerful telescopes, then join in the nightly presentation and discussion to identify the constellations (dress warm!)

For an enjoyable day trip, drive the scenic northern coast to various waterfalls, botanical gardens, and overlooks including Akaka Falls, Waipi'o Valley, and the Pololu Valley.

Or visit the cattleranch town of Waimea on your way to beautiful Hapuna State Beach on the northwest coast.

Travel the southern coast to South Point (the southernmost point in the US) and hike to Green Sands Beach...or continue up the coast for kayaking and primo snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay. Spinner dolphins frequently circle the bay and often swim near or under your boat.

For a day of shopping and gallery hopping in Kona, cut across the interior of the island on the newly paved Saddle Road. Bring a jacket as the temps will drop in the higher elevations.

Hawaii promotes wonderful farmer's markets. Every Sunday, our local Makuu market features a taste of Hawaiian cuisine, fresh breads and produce, an assortment of art and crafts, and live entertainment.

For additional sight seeing destinations, recreation and leisure activities, consult the various guides provided at the house. For a list of festivals and live entertainment, pick up a current copy of Ke Ola magazine (free and available outside Island Naturals food store in Pahoa).

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3 night minimum stay
$110
$750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.25%
Notes Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

**Children 3 and under are free nightly rate**

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

Amenities

Amenities

Keaau House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Pillow Top Mattresses, High Thread Count Cotton Linens, Full Size Inflatable Mattress Available on Request
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Enjoy a peek at the ocean, ocean sounds, and continuous breezes without the dampness and chill of oceanfront property. With high ceilings and a vented roof, the house captures maximum air flow. There are large ceiling fans in every room, we rarely use them! The three queen size beds have comfortable pillow-top mattresses. A full size inflatable mattress is available on request. The closets are stocked with quality cotton linens and towels. The kitchen contains a full set of pots and pans, rice cooker, tea kettle, dishes, glassware, knives, mixing bowls, baking dishes, storage containers, food wrap, flashlights, and first aid kit. For your day at the beach, the house is equipped with snorkel gear, two beach chairs, beach umbrellas, beach towels, and floaties. Feel free to sample fully ripened fruit from the pineapple patch, banana, mango, avocado, and lime trees.

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