AT THE WATER'S EDGE AT KEALAKEKUA BAY, KONA DISTRICT, ISLAND OF HAWAII

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Bedrooms 3
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Minimum Stay 3 nights

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AT THE WATER'S EDGE AT KEALAKEKUA BAY, KONA DISTRICT, ISLAND OF HAWAII

Kealakekua Bay House Rental Photos and Description

Very comfortable home, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, (Sleeps 6)

This oceanfront home is named Kaikanani (the beautiful sea) and is located on the water's edge at the historic Kealakekua Bay. You are literally next to the ocean from every room. The home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and very comfortably accommodates six people with two king beds and two twin beds. The home was renovated after being devastated by the March, 2011 Japan tidal wave.

Kealakekua Bay is a protected marine sanctuary and is an excellent place to snorkel, dive and kayak. Access to the ocean is next door at Manini Beach. The bay is filled with a variety of marine life- colorful tropical fish and beautiful coral. Dolphins and whales (in season) can be seen directly from the lanai! There is exceptional snorkeling right in front of the house in the clean, clear, and usually very calm water. Ocean water temperature averages in the mid 70 degree F.

This historic bay is where Captain James Cook first landed in Hawaii in 1778 and was killed on his return to Kealakekua a year later. Kealakekua is also the site of Hiki'au Heiau. The federal park Pu'uhonua O Honaunau, the Hawaiian's ancient City of Refuge, is a short drive (3.5m) to the south.

While at Kaikanani, be prepared to relax and experience the laid-back life-style of old Hawaii– no high rises or city noise here! Kealakekua Bay's village, Napo'opo'o, remains the sleepy village of yesterday. The only sounds you will hear will be the ocean rolling onto the shore. Hele mai! Come experience Kaikanani – once you do, you will want to return again and again.

Keywords: Oceanfront; Beautiful; peaceful; serene, unspoiled;

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the manager
We wish we could stay longer... We rented the house for only 3nights. Beautiful view and the house is very clean and has everything we need. We could see dolphins and whales from Lanai. If you want to do BBQ, you better buy charcoal in advance. We did not have charcoal so, we asked next door people. They are very kind and put the fire for us with woods. That was perfect!! Best snorkeling spots are around. Sunset from Manini Beach Park was outstanding !!! We plan to come back next year again!!
Jan 2014
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

At the water's edge at Kealakekua Bay, Kona District, Island of Hawaii
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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At the water's edge at Kealakekua Bay, Kona District, Island of Hawaii
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p373545vb
800-367-5168
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
5

We loved this house!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
We loved this house. We spent hours on the veranda watching the birds and dolphins. The kitchen had more than everything, the sheets and towel were soft cotton, the beds were comfortable and the furniture was unfussy but nice. I hate to admit we were happy to have cable so we could watch the playoffs. There are six of us and we never felt cramped. We snorkeled in Kealakekua every day and swam out near the dolphins. We kayaked to the Captain Cook monument for amazing snorkeling and hopped over to Honaunau for more. We would (and will) return to Kai Kanani any chance we get!
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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At the water's edge at Kealakekua Bay, Kona District, Island of Hawaii
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p373545vb
800-367-5168
Kealakekua Bay Kona Coast
Santa Barbara, California
5

BEST VACATION HOUSE EVER!!

  • 5 of 5
This house and this Bay are amazing. This was the perfect tropical vacation. The house is comfortable and fresh. The beds are super comfy. Being right on the water without anything to obstruct the view was magical. We loved the sand beach just a few steps down the street. Our kids wanted to play there all day. Kealakekua sunsets are spectacular. Kayaking across the bay with dolphins splashing just feet away is breathtaking. I can't say enough good things about this very special spot. I almost did not write the review in hopes of keeping this house a secret :) It is a super bargain for what you get.
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
24.4 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Keei Cafe
Car: necessary

Visit the Volcano National Park, a two hour drive from the house.

Drive north to Waimea and the Parker Ranch for a taste of the paniolo way of life.

Visit nearby Honaunau, The City of Refuge (3.5miles to the south)

Drive into Kailua, Kona (25 minutes north) where there are many shops, stores, and restaurants. The closest grocery store, Choice Mart, is 10 minutes away at the top of the hill above the house in the sleepy little town of Captain Cook. Choice Mart is just south of the turndown road to the bay from the upper Mamalahoa Hwy. Also, there is a great restaurant that is also 10 minutes away called Keei Cafe.

There are two companies that rent kayaks in Kealakekua Bay that offer guided tours:

1. ALOHA KAYAKS:

http://www.alohakayak.com/. 808-322-2868

2. KONA BOYS:

http://www.konaboys.com/. 808-328-1234

3. Lani, who is next door, rents kayaks as well.

ENJOY!!!!

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Availability & Rates

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Kealakekua Bay House Rental Rates

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Base Rate
3 night minimum stay
$295
$1,962
$7,965
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees And Taxes Rates are subject to change, cleaning fee and 13.25% taxes. Optional travel insurance is offered. Refundable security deposit of $300 is required or the purchase of a $35 damage waiver. Waiver includes up to $3000 in accidental damage. Tax #W74181539
Notes A 3-night deposit is due within 1 week of making the reservation. Full payment is due 30-days prior to low season, and 60-days prior to high season.
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Amenities

Amenities

Kealakekua Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Village ...
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Garage ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surfing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
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