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Spectacular Kona Oceanview Plantation Estate Grande Villa Pool

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights

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House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 6.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-18)

Ocean View 5,000 sq ft plantation estate. You know you have arrived... as you navigate the long private drive and park beneath the high, open Porte Cochere. Enter through the magnificent crystal cut glass front doors. You are greeted by an expansive view of the blue Pacific Ocean, framed by an open 40 foot sliding glass wall of the great room with it's own indoor atrium reaching 25 feet to the sky light.

Stepping out onto the huge tiled Lanai, the only sounds you hear are tropical bird songs and rustling palms.

To your right is the gourmet kitchen where your meals can be prepared for you*, or you can be your own chef. Formal dining room, or lunch on the Lanai, or just party around the pool and practice snorkeling for your ocean dive. (*Gourmet Chef optional *scuba lessons available).

Every night watch the golden sunset, and later in the evening curl up in the library room with a south seas novel, or enjoy your favorite Video or DVD on the library room television.

Like to listen to your own music? Just put a CD into the 'Great Room' stereo.

Stargazing is a nightly event against a black sky among a beautiful backdrop created by nature.

Everything you would expect from a luxury plantation home is provided.

The plantation grounds were designed in a way to allow each living area privacy yet access to the garden and pool areas. In all cases we can customize all accommodations for every guest and cater your needs.

Parking: under cover of the Porte Cochere of the main Plantation House. You have your own private spot for two cars. Guest parking is also available.

Check-in 4 PM. Check-out 10 AM

**Owner is a licensed Padi scuba diving instructor and does open water courses. He also accepts referrals. You can do book work online and take classes at the pool at the house. We offer discounts on scuba lessons/certifications/refresher courses and intro courses if you are staying at our home. Please set up lessons in advance of your stay to ensure availability.

Keywords: Private Home, Luxury vacation rental, Pool, Nature, Views, oceanview

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Dana (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

About Dana

Joe and Dana Kern own the property and live nearby. We are here to make sure your vacation goes smoothly and to make sure you have nothing to worry about.

Dana purchased this estate in 2012


based on 12 traveler reviews

Spectacular Kona Oceanview Plantation Estate Grande Villa Pool
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
San Diego, CA.

The Way to Go....Best out of all the Hawaiian Islands to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This Home was absolutely ravishing, private, very accommodating for comfort and the beds were amazingly comfortable! Very Spacious!!

The property is very well maintained and the pool nice and clean as well. All the sheets were clean and fresh too.

The Owners, Joe & Dana provided us with an abundance of Island knowhow & ideas for fun & food.

The kitchen was great to cook in and lots of space too.

The hiking around the beautiful neighborhoods was a treat too.

I would highly recommend this to everyone who has a large group or family or friends.

We were serenaded every night with all the wonderful birds, such a peaceful sound to sleep by.

We stayed for 6 nights and did everything we could.

The Luau at the Royal Kona Hotel was the Absolute best of Food and Entertainment. The Volcano hiking was great and the Volcano Restaurant was Excellent.

The Snorkeling was the absolute superb at all the beaches. All the restaurants were amazing.

You have to stay at this place to experience the best ever!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutly great Villa! We`ll come again in September 2015

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Villa with 2 different Groups of each 13 - 14 Adults, for each 10 nights in April and May 2014.

The loving Villa was for us perfect in any ways, we all loved!

Mahalo to the owner, they are very helpful!

We`ll come back in September 2015, jupiii.................

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 7 days and it was awesome. The house is gorgeous, has an excellent kitchen and was perfect for our group of 12 adults. The rooms were great and we loved the pool. Joe was exceptionally nice and very friendly. We had everything we needed, and more. Towels, beach chairs and mats, pool toys, everything! We would absolutely go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eureka, CA USA

Family Vacation Paradise.

  • 5 of 5

This house is over the top, out of a magazine gorgeous, & you get to live there! It was just perfect for our 3 generation group of 10. Plenty of room to sleep couples & kids in the big house, quiet retreats for grandparents in the pool cabana & garden apartment, each with private TV & kitchenette. A large entertainment center in the big house is stocked with dvds & games, wifi (that was at times spotty.) Great sound system. Lots of space for group interaction & comfortable places for quiet moments to recharge & plan the next outing or drive around the island. Every kitchen gadget you'll need to cook meals, party & feel at home. Some basic ingredients in the cupboard, so check before you go shopping. The house was spotless when we got there & we found it easy to clean & maintain during our stay. 2 washers & dryers, so everyone can pack lightly & wash clothes as needed. Lovely view of the ocean, welcome cooling breezes on this hillside location above the muggier downtown beach area. The pool is fantastic fun for the kids & a refreshing dip after returning from an outing. Plenty of pool toys plus boogie boards, beach towels, toy buckets & ice chests for the beach. Kaloko-Honokohau Natl. Historical Park & Kahalu'u Snorkel Beach were our local favorites, get there early for limited parking. Favorite food finds: Kona Brewing Co. (get reservations), Kanaka Kava in Coconut Grove Marketplace off Ali''i Dr. (pulled pork!) & Bite Me at the Honokohau Harbor. If the nighttime birds bother your sleep, close some of the windows & let the fans muffle the sound. Don't be surprised if you hear an evening choir rehearsal from a nearby church. We used the sliding screen doors along the open wall of the great room for added toddler pool safety as well as keeping insects out. There is a storage closet with collapsible cribs, highchair & much more. Ask the owners, if you think you'll need something. They are wonderful & live right next door. We had such a marvelous time & will cherish this adventure always.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Great visit to Kona

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 12 (6 couples) stayed at this house for a week long vacation on the Big Island. This house worked out perfectly for our group. Each couple had their own room and bathroom and we really enjoyed the open living area and beautiful lanai/pool area. The way the screens fully open onto the lanai is wonderful. We were able to see some great sunsets and breakfast by the pool with views of the Ocean was very peaceful. Everyone really enjoyed taking a dip in the pool when we were at the house. The house has two washer and dryer sets which really comes in handy too. The owners of this property are very nice and helpful. The house is close to town but at a higher elevation so not as hot as the coast. You will need a car to get around but it was very easy and centrall to everything we wanted to do. While we were there we did a dolphin swim with Sunlight on Water that we really enjoyed, the Royal Kona resort Luau and a tour with Hawaii Forest and Trail to Volcano National Part and the Summit of Mauna Kea for sunset and stargazing. We recommend all of them!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing House!!

  • 5 of 5

We recently had our wedding at Hale Kiwi and the house lived up to more than my expectations. The house itself was very clean. The caretaker was friendly and helpful. The setting for the wedding was spectacular!! It was a small wedding and the size of the yard and the covered veranda was perfect for our table of 27. One thing I note from above, the blinds in the master still need to be repaired.. f or a young couple staying in the suite, it was awkward to have your family walking around past our bedroom with the windows open.That being said, the location is great! A short car ride from the town, beautiful view. the house is fully equipped and we needed absolutely nothing. there were even lights and tiki torches and vases for our use. The pool is gorgeous and the pool and guest houses were perfect for the couples that stayed with us to give them some private time. I would absolutely stay here again! The moment I walked into the front door and saw the big open living room tand looked out towards the ocean, I was in love! ps. our caterer was katherine louie with outrageous gourmet!! I highly recommend her she is amazing!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Keahole Airport (KOA)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kona Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many nearby
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Magic Sands
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Iron Man
Sep 30 2016 - Oct 10 2016
10 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 4 2018
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $475 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 13.42%

20% discount for reservations within 30 days of arrival
Weddings and events not permitted on property.

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Kona Coast Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Poolside House - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pack and Play (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Private Pool, Midweek maid service can be arranged at an additional charge, Catering can be arranged also at an additional charge, Scuba instruction available for a charge, Bouncy house rental available

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