WATERFRONT PERFECTION -EVERY ROOM OCEANFRONT - POOL, DOLPHINS, SUNSETS, LUXURY

John Denissen (PLEASE CONTACT ME BY EMAIL RATHER THAN CALLING)

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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WATERFRONT PERFECTION -EVERY ROOM OCEANFRONT - POOL, DOLPHINS, SUNSETS, LUXURY

Kealakekua Bay House Rental Photos and Description

Waterfront Perfection Stunning 3BR 3BA Home w/Pool,Privacy,Dolphins,Sunsets

Enter this gracious open-plan home and have your breath taken away. Step through the front doors to find yourself delivered to - and surrounded by - the beauty, serenity and spiritual power of Kealakekua Bay.

Legally operating Vacation Rental

GET/TAT W30256416-02 (State required information)

The water lapping at the back yard's rocks, is clear, cool and sparkling with sunlight. The awesome, cave pocked cliff that makes up the opposite shore, is known as the pali. Along the ridge of the Pali, the Hawaiians believed was the 'pathway of the gods' - which in Hawaiian is 'Kealakekua.' At the pali's base is the Captain Cook Monument, and a flashing beacon for nighttime mariners. Dump your bags, and grab a deck chair and a glass of wine, as the sun creates it's fiery farewell across the magical water as millions of stars come aglow. Share the sunset with dolphins and whales in this most unique & beautiful corner of the planet.

Relax-- breath in the aura of your private refuge- and a most memorable vacation.

Private gated road

(No view from baths)

Private Road, Beautiful Home, Techie Ready: Stunning-- and immaculate-- home on a private, gated lane of 8 residences (some estates with 2 or 3 homes).

Generous rooms, all (except baths) with ocean view, outdoor eating pavilion, pool and deck - and, of course, the bay.

Amenities:

Private solar heated pool and patio (with gas grill) , Wireless (and wired) high speed internet, Phone, Cable (basic) TV, Stereo, CD/IPOD Player,

Kitchen for the pickiest chef : Gourmet Kitchen w/ top-of-the-line stainless appliances: (HUGE Double Oven, Dishwasher, French-Door Fridge w/ ice maker, Microwave). 'Induction' cooktop (all burners) is as fast as gas. Every small appliance and gadget you can imagine (Cuisinart food processor, Kitchen Aid stand mixer) Nice serving plates and dinner plates to present a beautiful table. 'Green Bamboo' granite countertops.

Activities Nearby: Snorkeling, Swimming, Kayaking, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Cinemas, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Water-skiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing

17 miles south of Kailua-Kona on the sunny Kona Coast.

Kealakekua Bay is world famous for its beauty and marine life. Watch the dolphins go by, and the whales in season.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Guestbook comments from the owner
Aloha

I know you will find your stay here on the Bay as wonderful as I. From beautiful mornings to brilliant days I have been enchanted by this gracious home and it's beauty.

After Big Island adventures we joyfully returned "home" for non-ending rest and relaxation. In fact a couple days we stayed home to soak in this calming place. I will never forget our visit and I hope one day to return.

Many thanks!

Warren ----------------------------------



Wow! We have rented on vrbo before, this is the first time the house really is all that you see online and more! We spent a week in paradise my family and I did the volcano, Hilo, kona, waimea, sunset cruise a blast! This was a week of peace, breathing in fresh air, being with family and staying in awe of all the beauty this Island has to offer. Thank you John, I will never forget this view, it will give me strength in making some tough health decisions. I hope to come back!!! Mahalo and aloha,

Linda & Jimmie

Texas-----------------------------



Aloha

The tranquility and beauty this home offers is a time to remember forever. We had several days to share wonderful thoughts and feelings with family who mean everything to us. The joy we experienced will remain in our hearts until we return.

The view, sounds and fragrances give you a tremendous feeling of happiness. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity. Wishing all who stay here much joy and live in your hearts.

Jo Ann & Wayne
Jun 2012
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John Denissen (PLEASE CONTACT ME BY EMAIL RATHER THAN CALLING)

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2006
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Moved to Hawaii in 1989 and built a home nearby. When friends decided to sell THIS place I grabbed it.

John Denissen (PLEASE CONTACT ME BY EMAIL RATHER THAN CALLING) purchased this house in 2004

It's the perfect house (layout, windows, large rooms) for the perfect setting it enjoys. You are surrounded by the majestic beauty of Kealakekua Bay.

There's no other house in the world like this~ truly. There's no more beautiful water in all of God's creation. The water is filled with stunning sea life-- tropical fish of course, turtles, dolphins and whales.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Reviews

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Waterfront Perfection -Every Room Oceanfront - Pool, Dolphins, Sunsets, Luxury
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Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
5

Most relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5
My mother lives in the area and when my family of 4 decided to visit we wanted to find a place that we would all enjoy. What better than a home on the bay with fantastic views and a pool! I am a bit of a research nut so I combed through every rental by the bay and after comparing prices, floor plan, and views this was the one. It even has a grassed back yard!
The house has been fully updated. The bathrooms and kitchen are perfect. Since the home is set up around a courtyard, everyone can come together or enjoy privacy. There is a large outdoor dining table that was the perfect place for meals, coloring, playing cards or just visiting. I spent most of my time perched in a chair reading my book as I gazed out over the bay. The pool is a good temperature, but it is deep. The shallow end is 4’ or so and gets deeper. My boys became good swimmers quickly.
My husband and I both commented that this was the most relaxing vacation. Since you are staying in a home with a pool and a great view, you don't feel the pressure to leave and find adventure…..except perhaps to visit manini beach a few seconds drive away.
The owner is responsive and very easy to work with. The deposit was returned within a week after we returned home. His local property manager Krista does a wonderful job at check-in/out and is available to answer questions. I highly recommend staying here – we plan to return as soon as we can!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
5

A wonderful week!

  • 5 of 5
We loved staying in John's beautiful home! John and Krista were great to work with. The home is perfectly located in the town of Captain Cook, away from the more touristy areas of Kona and Kohala, although we enjoyed visiting those areas for a meal or a stroll. On our second day, we kayaked on the bay and swam with spinner dolphins for close to two hours; they jumped and spun around just 10 feet from us. That night we snorkeled with the manta rays with a great tour operator, Blue Sea Cruises. We were in the water for 30 minutes with eight enormous mantas and they were within inches of us. Almost too close for me! On Tuesday evening we went to a luau at the Mauna Kea resort, which was very well done as far as luaus go. Wednesday we snorkeled and kayaked again. We enjoyed dinner at Sam Choy's that night. Thursday my husband and sons played golf at Makalei Golf Club while I enjoyed a massage at the Fairmont Orchid. Friday we spent the entire day at the Kilauea Volcano park which was fabulous. And then after leaving this lovely home on Saturday, we enjoyed a delicious lunch by the water at the Four Seasons resort. We also enjoyed swimming with turtles and reef sharks nearby at Two Step on Friday and Saturday mornings. All in all we had a fantastic time, and John's home was the perfect place to relax and enjoy ourselves after activity-filled days.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers
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Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Glendale, CA
5

Real Big Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5
We just spent nine days in this fabulous house and are still missing our life on the Big Island. There are no words that can describe that view. The pictures don't do it justice - you just have to go see it for yourself. The house itself was just perfect for our party of five adults and our one year old daughter. The layout worked really well to give everyone enough privacy while providing great views from every room and lots of communal space for cooking, eating, drinking, sunbathing and just lounging around. Our days were spent exploring the local area for snorkel spots (all the best ones on the island are right nearby) and road tripping to the volcano and other fun sites. Our evenings were spent making cocktails, grilling fresh fish on that awesome BBQ and watching the sunset while our daughter played happily on the giant lawn. How much better can life get?

Kealakekua Bay has always been a special place to me, and the out of the way location of this house is exactly what we were looking for. Just up the road you can pick up some Kona coffee at the Co-op and grab a fish sandwich or plate lunch and some shave ice at Kalamas. We went into Kona a couple times (I recommend a trip to Kona Brewing Co if you make it to town), but mostly couldn't wait to get back to the house. If you want to slow down, escape the tourists and live like a local in the best location on the Big Island, this is the house for you. John, the owner, was super easy to work with, and Krista was a delight and quick to respond to anything we needed. We really hope to make it back here sometime in the near future.

Rent this house! Don't just stare at the pictures...go there now! :D
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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5

Spectacular Views!

  • 5 of 5
My family of six stayed at this lovely property for four nights in August 2013 and were sorry to leave at the end of our trip. The listing description and photos accurately describe and reflect this fabulous home, its location, and appearance. The view of the ocean, the bay, and sunsets from the yard are truly spectacular. The property was very clean and well maintained---my wife was very comfortable and that's saying something as cleanliness is extremely important to her, We saw a few ants the first morning, but we followed the instructions regarding keeping the kitchen area clean and had no further issues. The owner and manager are helpful, a pleasure to deal with, and very gracious. We caused some damage to a closet, but the owner did not deduct any amount from the deposit, which he promptly returned after our stay. We enjoyed kayaking and snorkeling in the bay. We have rented in Hawaii through VRBO several times in the past, and this was by far our best experience. We would very highly recommend this property to friends and relatives.
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Morgan Hill, CA
5

The BEST place to stay in Hawaii

  • 5 of 5
This is a top notch place to stay! It is perfect for a peaceful, relaxing get away. We stayed with three generations (grandparents, parents and kids) and all of us raved about the house and backyard. The pool is bigger and deeper that it looks in the pictures. And there is no way to capture the magic of sitting out watching the sun as it goes down over the bay. All the bathrooms and bedrooms are good and well maintained. The kitchen is super nice and big – it made food prep easy and allowed everyone to be involved. One of my favorite things about the house was falling asleep and waking up to the sounds of the surf pounding the rocks. It was just awesome!

Kealakekua Bay is a very nice location at the bottom of hill. The small village of houses is quaint with a minimal beach and park within walking distance. There are local roadside fruit stands all over the place and the quality of the mangos was excellent. If you are a coffee drinker, there are many, many places to buy and drink 100% Kona coffee. We also loved the $4 leis at Ryan’s roadside leis stand. The gated drive adds a level of security. The best part is that you are only a 5-10 minute drive from Honaunau Bay (2 Step) which offers excellent snorkeling. We would wake up and snorkel for 30 minutes first thing in the morning to beat the crowds. We also took the advice of another reviewer and went on a fishing trip with Captain Bob and Thrill Seeker. We caught 2 Onos and Bob cut one up that we used for dinner over 4 nights. Volcanoes National Park is worth a trip as well. The night dive with the mantas is not to be missed. We also trekked up to Hapuna Beach and did a look in at Waikoloa. We were so happy that we chose the house at Kealakekua Bay.

This is the best VRBO we have stayed at and I would give it my highest recommendation to friends and family.
  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Liberty, MO
5

Your own personal piece of paradise.

  • 5 of 5
What a magnificent property! This home was the perfect place for my family and me to rest and relax in between our island adventures. Alaula Kai is beautifully maintained. The kitchen has everything necessary to create wonderful meals. The bedrooms are comfortable and spacious. The pool was a special treat for all of us to enjoy any time of day. There are pool towels and some floats available to use. There is no air conditioning, but with the windows/screens it made no difference at all. The water is just spectacular to watch and the dolphins made random appearances to entertain us. Families traveling with small children should know that the bedrooms do open right on to the pool deck. To prevent any accidents, we packed along a mobile door alarm (or two) to signal us in the night if anyone left their rooms. It is about 15 min drive to a local grocery store that had a good selection of foods. The drive in to Kailua-Kona was probably 30-40 min. Our favorite afternoon stop was at a shaved ice stand on Napoopoo Rd. coming down the hillside towards the bay. I just can not say enough great things about this home. It was so easy to get used to. The efforts put forth by the owner and the property manager are very clear. They have worked together to create the perfect place to unwind and take full advantage of Hawai'i. We can not wait to return to Alaula Kai. Thank you, John!! Thank you, Krista!!
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Mamalahoa Highway
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Manini, Keei
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Kalamas
Car: necessary

Kealakekua Bay is the Kona Coast's finest sparkling gem of protected water. Dazzling blues of every shade, and an endless panaorama of surf, sky, sailboats, kayakers (SEE NOTE BELOW) and even whales and dolphins go by.

Our guests rave about the Bay, the house, and their wonderful vacations.... you will too.

Other Activities: dolphins, whales, FISH.

(NOTE: Generally, kayaking at Kealakekua Bay is possible only through licensed tours with permitted kayaks. We recommend Aloha Kayaks and Kona Boyz. At other nearby sites other options are available. The bay is better than ever for SWIMMING!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Kealakekua Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 17 2014 - Jan 7 2015
4 night minimum stay
$845
$5,676
 
 
Hoiday
Dec 16 2015 - Jan 6 2016
4 night minimum stay
$845
$5,675
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$535
$3,525
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Cleaning fee of $275 applies. Additional charges for extra cleaning or damage. See rental agreement.

Final payment due 60 days in advance of check-in for all rentals that touch the Holiday period.
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Amenities

Amenities

Kealakekua Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Shared Bedroom 2 & 3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Poolside
  • Master is large and open, two sinks, step-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All rooms in the house (except baths) have direct ocean views.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books for Adults
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 14 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
  • luaus
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • golf
  • paragliding
Notes:
FULLY equipped. Every convenience has been considered. Sweet, informative, accessible caretaking couple 2 blocks away.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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