Puako house rental - House From Beach
House From Beach
 
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
Minimum Stay 4 nights
 

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1 bedroom, 2 twin daybeds in living room, 1 bath with shower, sleeps 4

This is the Hawaii you dream about! This little bungalow on the beach is an ideal tropical vacation destination for a couple or a family with children. It is the perfect island get-away for Honeymooners. The house and lanai open to expansive views of the beach, ocean and sunsets year round. The lawn and gardens are lush with native Hawaiian trees and plants including 15 coconut palms. Start your day sipping your morning coffee on your private lanai while watching for migrating whales (Dec - April) or spinner dolphins that make their home in the nearby Marine Sanctuary. Spend the rest of the day relaxing in the hammock in the shade of coconut palms or swimming with turtles, snorkeling or scuba diving in one of the best diving spots in Hawaii, the Puako reef, just in front of the hale. (You can read about it in guidebooks) A convenient entrance spot into the ocean is just a few yards south of Hale Malia. Children will enjoy hours of beach combing and exploring the tidepools.

Beaches and Touring the sights of the Island: Puako is conveniently located for visiting the numerous sights of the Big Island from north to south. Numerous Beaches and resorts are within 5 - 20 minutes away from Hale Malia. Closest public beaches: '69' Beach in Waialea Bay (5 minutes) , Hapuna Beach (10 minutes) Driving times to some sights of interest: City of Refuge (south), 1 hr 45 min, Captain Cook/Kealakekukua Bay 1/1/2 hr, Kailua Kona 30 min, Kona airport, 25 min., Waimea 20 min., Hawi/ Waipio Valley 1 hour, Hilo/ Hawaiian TropicalBotanical Gardens 1 hr, Volcanoes Park, 1 1/2 hr.

Puako is also a great choice for vacations, because it boasts the highest number of sunny days (and the lowest annual rainfall) in the entire state of Hawaii. In fact, frequently it may be raining on the nearby beaches south of us and as you drive back to Puako it is all sunny and clear!!

Puako General Store: This market is a five-minute walk from the house and is great. You can order food and provisions in advance and pick it up when you drive-in.

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18 Reviews of Property 154644 in Puako, Hawaii

'My Favorite Place on Earth'
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 18 reviews
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Puako Kohala Coast
Conshohocken PA
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We can't say enough wonderful things about our stay in Puako and this lovely cottage. We stayed for our honeymoon in Oct. 2008. The location is...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2009
  • Stayed: Feb 2009
We can't say enough wonderful things about our stay in Puako and this lovely cottage. We stayed for our honeymoon in Oct. 2008. The location is perfect for exploring the Kona coast. We particularly enjoyed eating breakfast on the lanai and having a drink on the sea wall at sunset. Tons of turtles to watch too! We would gladly stay again!
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Puako Kohala Coast
NYC
5

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Before coming to Hale Malia, we stayed in many places on the Big Island, Maui & Kauai. Since our first visit in 2007 we now return always to this...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2008
  • Stayed: Nov 2008
Before coming to Hale Malia, we stayed in many places on the Big Island, Maui & Kauai. Since our first visit in 2007 we now return always to this very special place because we love it so. Peaceful, beautiful, rich with color and swimming with life, it is my favorite place in the world. I leave renewed and grateful for the aloha bestowed on me by place and people.
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Puako Kohala Coast
Los Osos, Ca
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Peaceful Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
Wow! This house is such an awesome getaway. It is so relaxing laying in the hammock watching the sunset or reading a book. Each morning another adventure snorkeling with the sea turtles that are there every day sunning themselves or swimming.Make sure to stock up the refrigerator because you won't want to leave. It was so hard when the time came to go, it truly was a dream come true, one filled with treasured memories. As you would expect we highly recommend this home.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 8/9
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Puako Kohala Coast
Dana Point CA
5

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Dear Kirsi, Your house on Puako beach was simply delightful, thank you. Peaceful, serene, and postcard scenic. There is no finer lanai on which to...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
Dear Kirsi,
Your house on Puako beach was simply delightful, thank you. Peaceful,
serene, and postcard scenic. There is no finer lanai on which to
enjoy ones Kona coffee and papaya in the morning, wine and pupus at
sunset.

The water access 2 houses south was flat calm for us, allowing quick
and easy snorkeling access to the reefs which were thick with colorful
fish and turtles.

Hot insider tip for your guests: The Waikoloa market 5 miles up
Waikoloa road is just 10 minutes from the house. It has a good selection
of wine, local coffees, produce, high quality groceries, and hands down the
best Ahi Sesame Poke on the Kona coast.

We look forward to staying there again!

Mahalo,
David and Gwen Drenick
Dana Point, CA
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Puako Kohala Coast
Balboa Peninsula
5

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We stayed September 2007 and had one of our best Hawaii vacations ever. We go every year and stay at a different locations, Hotels, Condos, or homes. ...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
We stayed September 2007 and had one of our best Hawaii vacations ever. We go every year and stay at a different locations, Hotels, Condos, or homes. Snorkeling every day in front of the house at one of the best reefs in the world was the best. We talk about it all the time and tell everyone they need to go here!!
Sherri
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Puako Kohala Coast
Newport Beach, California
5

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If you like cheeseburgers in paradise then this is your destination! This quiet, very quaint bungalow guarantees front row seating to incredible suns...
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
If you like cheeseburgers in paradise then this is your destination! This quiet, very quaint bungalow guarantees front row seating to incredible sunsets, pristine blue waters with the sounds and spirit of the Hawaiian islands welcoming you.
Helpful votes: 0/1
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  • Submitted: May 8, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
Kirsi,
I would like to tell you that we had an absolute wonderful time in your beautiful
house. The location is absolutely gorgeous, with the sunset and views. Thank
you for letting us renting it.
Bets regards
Jan
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Puako Kohala Coast
Kennesaw, GA
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My Husband and I stayed here for 5 nights in March 2007. Had a blast!!! Love the cottage. It was unpretensious and exactly what we were looking for....
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2007
  • Stayed: Apr 2007
My Husband and I stayed here for 5 nights in March 2007. Had a blast!!! Love the cottage. It was unpretensious and exactly what we were looking for. There was only my husband and I so it wasn't crowded.

It was so nice to be able to watch the sun set every night while enjoying a glass of wine and grilling steaks. We did not even eat out at all since the view from the cottage was so spectacular.

This isn't a fancy place, if that is what you are looking for. But it was extremely clean and well stocked with towels and lineans.

The Kitchen had everything we needed.

Great snorkling at one of the beach accesses which was approximately a mile down from the house. Tried to snorkle behind the house but the surf was either too rough and or when I did snorkle there wasn't much to see. Go to the beach access down the road. Great fish, octopus and turtles. My husband saw five turtles a one time while he was snorkling and they tend to come up there in the evening.

Saw lots of action re: humpback whales. Mother and Baby playing and a couple of breeches. But bring a good pair of bincolars because they are a little ways out.

Overall great retreat. My husband actually said enjoyed it and that I did a good job finding it. I think He even liked it better then the Ritz Carolton on Maui.

I think you would love it as well unless you are looking luxury and for someone to wait on you hand and foot. NOt us.


Relaxing and a wonderful time.
Owner's Response: There is great snorkeling from a beach access only 20 yards south from the house. High surf would make it more challenging to get into the water, but during calmer waters, especially early morning, it is fabulous and there is plenty to see if you go far enough out to the drop-off. In fact this is a place where snorkel and scuba tours bring their guests!
Helpful votes: 9/10