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FABULOUS OCEANFRONT HOME, STEPS FROM THE BEACH - FROM $195 for TWO!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom oceanfront home - sleeps up to 6

Paradise Ocean Hale is a stunning oceanfront home located in quiet, rural South Kona, just a 40 minute drive from Kailua-Kona. Enjoy the luxury of sitting on your own spacious lanai, listening to the sound of the surf gently washing over our beautiful pebble beach while watching whales and dolphins swim by. Snorkel, swim and kayak from our private community beach just steps from your door. Kaohe Bay has some of the best snorkeling and diving on the island. Hike the historic Kings Trail to other remote beaches and an ancient cinder cone.

This gracious open plan home features 3 large tastefully decorated tropical style bedrooms, including a master suite, 2 baths, comfortable large living area with a 60 inch surround sound TV system, beautiful Koa bar and a large well appointed kitchen. Enjoy barbecuing and dining out on the lanai or relaxing with a tropical drink and watching a glorious sunset.

Although you may never want to leave this special place, we are only a 20 minute drive to Pu' uhonua o Honaunau National Park and 20 minutes to the Captain Cook Monument in Kealakekua Bay.

Reserve your dates today for the vacation of a lifetime!

Note: Our calender is up to date. We reserve half day after checkout and half before new checkin for the cleaning purposes.

We respond to inquiries as soon as we receive them, however please keep in mind that Hawaii time is 2-6 hours earlier than mainland time.

Specials - if we advertise a special your quotable rate will not reflect this. We will send you a revised quote with the corrected amount.

Note: The road down to the house is steep. 4-wheel drive is not needed, however, we urge our guests to put their cars in low gear, turn on the A/C going down and drive slowly.

Thank you.

Owner's registration ID Number: W36306005-01

Keywords: oceanfront home, beachfront home

More Details

Owner
Bill
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Bill

My great grandparents traveled from Portugal to the Hawaiin Islands and settled in Maui in the late 1800s. I was born in Maui and reared in Oahu. I went to Farrington High School and graduated when I was 17. I was married the same yr. and also had my first child. By the time I was 21, I had 4 children. I moved to San Diego in 1960, remarried and had my 5th child. I went into Real Estate sales in San Diego and sold RE for 20 yrs. By that time I had several rentals and retired from RE and lived off the income of my rentals. It was hard work

but it paid off in time.

Why Bill chose Opihihale

My husband Gary loved fishing and when we went to Kona for a vacation, he fell in love with it.

We wanted to build our home here, so we looked for a lot. We both wanted to

be by the ocean, however, it was slim pickings finding a lot on the ocean or by the ocean. We heard about Kona Paradise from a Realtor who showed us our lot. We were so excited because not only was it ocean front but it also was a swimming beach. It is very rare in Kona to have a beach that you can walk into and swim or snorkel without having to cross over sharp lava rocks.

What makes this house unique

It is so wonderful to just sit and listen to the waves washing thru the pebbles on the beach. In the winter time when the surf high, it is such a beautiful sight to see the large waves crashing down on the beach. I love watching the whales as they go by to settle in the coves south of us and birth their calfs before going back up north. I also love to see the dophins that come and visit our cove. My huband and I would anchor our boat in the cove and then go fishing. Just a few miles out we would catch a lot of fish that we'd share with our wonderful friends and nieghbors. Kona Paradise is truly paradise.

Amenities

Opihihale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , toilet, sink and tub/shower enclosure
  • Master bedroom bathroom has large walk in shower. Guest bathroom has shower/tub combo.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom has king bed and adjoining bathroom Second bedroom has king bed and third bedroom has queen. Second and third bedroom are separated by full bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Notes:
Two sets of golf clubs, snorkel gear, boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrella, beach towels, coffee

Reviews

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average rating of 4.886076 based on 79 reviews
5

Best romantic get away home

  • 5 of 5

Iddilyc! did yoga with the rising sun light through palm trees. Fantastic snorkling is a 30 seconds away walk on their hidden treasure beach. Reading in perfect silence on the comfy lanai chairs...Spectacular sunsets with the sound of the ocean ...private surroundings, meticulously clean home, exotic flowers, lovely sounds of nature,

doves, gekkos.... Never left any food out not to tempt nature and, frankly, we were astounded not to see a single bug the whole week. Incredible, since the lovely house is surrounded by vegetation. Our 3 teenagers were pleased to find snorkel gear (they had 4 pairs of fins, sizes men 8 to 11), many more goggles(12, I think) and tubes sets, and rock shoes too (12 pairs of all sizes). One buggy board, 4 beach chairs, some foamy beach tubes...tons of towels, 3 coolers, weights for snorkling, 2 sets of adult golf clubs...

Very pleasant to have different areas.. played 2 of their many board games: Clue and Mexican train dominoes. Watched our beloved Sherlock Holmes series through Netflix on their big screen, with ample room for all lying down on their L shape couch and two reclyners.

Frankly, the only problem was convincing everyone to leave this rental house to discover the island. We managed to extricate ourselves from this paradise home a couple of times and went efficently about it. Went the lava tube (get there early to be able to park!), walked (can also be biked) the 3 hour roundtrip to the lava flow, walking back under the stars (bring head flashlight). The Two Step Beach with dolphins and turtles is 15 minutes away!

Pillows and towels galore. Very comfy beds in all 3 bedrooms. Nice to find different oils and spices to be used (forgot thosd items when shopped for the week). Very ample assortment of cook ware, including slow cooker and rice cooker (left of fridge, verh back of bottom shelf). Nice free water dispenser and gas for BBQ. Big ceiling fans in every room, including the lanai. Cute lighting on lanai, and plenty of lamps, especially for reading, including on night tables. Nice laundry room with all supplies. Lovely shower in master bedroom. Lots of sliding doors and with mosquito screen and blinds all around.

Loved the big open house layout, huge lanai, the comfort, privacy, proximity to the beach, the beautiful snorkel, sunrises and sunsets. It could not been better for my family.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Would come back again for sure!

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything you need. The kitchen is equipped with more utensils and bowls and knick knacks than my own kitchen has. There is tons of information about where to eat, shop, and activities to do that the owners have printed out. There are plenty of sheets and towels. Basic essentials such as soap, trash bags, laundry detergent are all provided. The house is slightly outdated but super clean, warm and welcoming. It feels like home! Theres even a picture book with the photos of the house being built. There are a few sets of snorkel gear. Some work great, some definitely need replaced. There are boogie boards, coolers, noodles, and swim shoes galore. The beds are comfy. There are ceiling fans in the rooms and a few oscillating fans, more would have been appreciated. There isn't A.C. and it does get a little warm mid afternoon and evening. There is drinkable water but it tasted a little like plastic so we opted to buy water bottles. The grill outside is one of the only complaints we have. It was filthy. We had planned on grilling but chose to pan cook our meat instead. It was beautiful and relaxing eating out on the Lanai. Also just sitting out there. The ocean waves are peaceful and constant. The Lanai is huge. And has seating for over 15 people. The furniture and cushions outside are in excellent condition. Very comfy. The beach is a pebble beach. It could be difficult to walk on if you have issues getting around. The current can be strong and there are no life jackets provided so if you're planning on lots of swimming here you need to be experienced. We did snorkel here but only saw a few fish. Much better snorkeling at beaches near by. The drive down to the house isn't bad but it is steep. We had a 4x4 vehicle but it wasn't necessary to get down or up. When we first arrived, there was a note on the fridge about bugs which freaked me out (ants, cock roaches, geckos). We kept our food put up and the kitchen clean though and never saw anything but cute little geckos and just a couple ants in the house! Thankfully!

Overall this place is loaded with everything you need. It's cozy, clean, and oceanfront. When communicating with the owners they responded fast and seemed very nice. We would stay here again for sure. We enjoyed our time and it was a one of a kind experience!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly what they mean by Paradise.

  • 5 of 5

The location good not be any better if you like being near the ocean and hearing the waves. The kayaking and snorkeling are the reason we come and never, never are disappointed. This home is immaculate, beautiful and the ONLY complaint I have is the lack of large glasses for the wonderful tropical juices to be found. We will be back and I will bring a large glass.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing home, location and beach!

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing. We had our trip planned for 9 months and I was dreaming what this trip would be like and nothing compares than being there in person. The house had everything we needed. You can hear the ocean from every room in the house and the views are amazing. I could just sit on the lanai all day. My husband did lots of fishing and snorkeling right at the beach. Our daughter went swimming several times each day. A great path to walk and see more sites by the house. All beds were very comfortable and the kitchen had everything you would ever need. Great restaurants that are within 10-15 minutes as well and a grocery store about 20 mins up the road that we visited. This place is top notch and our family will be back! Great people to work!. Thanks for letting us visit your home!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We stayed here for a week for our honeymoon. We loved the house and the amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our week long stay in this home. It is right on Pebbles Beach which offers some really amazing sights and sounds. The beach is quite literally just large pebbles. This is a bit hard to walk on, but makes a really pretty and unique sound when the waves roll out and all the pebbles roll with the water. The water here is a bit aggressive, but there are regular divers, swimmers and kayakers entering the ocean at this beach. The house is the very last home down the hill. The hill is quite steep, though not treacherous. There is a nice walking path from the beach along the coast a way.

The home is well maintained and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. In the week, we only ate out twice. We ate the rest of our meals at the house and really enjoyed cooking and eating together. The lanai is really big, with three tables on it, a lot of chairs, and a glorious view of the ocean and the sunsets in the evening. We spent a lot of time relaxing on the lanai. The bugs are there, but so are the cute little geckos eating the bugs. The house had some bug spray and some citronella candles on the lanai to help with the bugs.

There are many sets of fins and goggles and snorkels for those wishing to snorkel. There are also a lot of water shoes and ice chests for guests to use.

The full size washer and dryer are quite nice. The owners provide laundry detergent, fabric softener, dish detergent, bottled water, an extensive first aid kit and emergency kit in case of evacuation. There are plenty of inside towels, beach towels, extra linens, and paper products. All the basic cooking supplies, spices, oils, teas, and coffee are there. Both bathrooms had shampoo, conditioner and body wash available.

We enjoyed finding the owner's photo album showing how they made the home after they purchased the empty lot in 1991.

The master bed was comfortable. We didn't use the other rooms since we were there just the two of us.

There are a few movies and games in the living room.

The house is a bit far from Kailua-Kona area. It took about 45 to 55 minutes to drive to the downtown area. It is pretty close to Ho'okena Beach Park which we enjoyed quite a lot. This is a sandy beach with good snorkeling, warm showers on the beach and a place where a lot of local families come to enjoy the beach.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Amazing home and location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed the most wonderful time at this awesome home in front of the black pebble beach. It has amazing ocean views and is well-appointed with all you need to enjoy the beach and snorkeling, grilling and relaxing on the lanai! Perfect for a couple or larger groups.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
"Historic City of Refuge - about 15 minutes from the house."
Greenwell Farms Inc
"Historic coffee farm and museum- fresh baked bread on Thursdays in outside ovens."
Kula Kai Caverns
"See the inside of a lava tube! Also can partake in spelunking adventures! About 1/2 hr. s..."
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
"Spend a day exploring an active volcano."
Parker Ranch Visitor Center & Museum
"Learn about the history of the largest cattle ranch in the US>"
Imiloa Astronomy Center
"Wonderful picture from the telescopes at the top of Maua Kea Observatory. Also features a fu..."
Akaka Falls State Park
"Enjoy walking to two beautiful waterfalls through lush landscape."
South Kona Fruit Stand
"Delicious tropical fruits, treats and snacks."
Waipio Valley Lookout
"If driving around the island, be sure to stop at the Waipio Lookout for some amazing views."
Hilo Farmers Market
"Fresh fruits, veggies and flowers galore! Also flea market items."
Kona Farmers' Market
"Fresh fruits, veggies, flowers and souvenirs."
The Coffee Shack
"Great views and good food!"
Kealakekua Bay Historical Park
Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Keahole (Kona) - about 1 hr drive from house
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Mamalahoa Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Kona Coffee House & Cafe
Nearest Point of Interest
Paradise Ocean Hale
Car: necessary

Walk the historic Kings Trail - steps from the house.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Non-refundable cleaning $175
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

Not appropriate for kids under 10 yrs. Kids 10 yrs/+ will be charged same rate as adults/ additional cleaning fee of $25 for parties of 5-6 guests. A revised quote will be sent reflecting this. Discounts may apply for stays longer than 7/nts -except XMAS week-email us for info.
Damage Insurance does not cover guests residing outside of US - a refundable security deposit will be charged instead.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.