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This is a quiet retreat on South Point at the top of Discovery Harbour, where the weather is not too hot or cold year round. We now have wi-fi internet throughout the house, but no television. We do have good signal for most cell phone plans. But please feel free to disconnect from the rest of the world and enjoy all the island has to offer. The coffeemaker has a builtin grinder for whole beans, so enjoy a cup of local coffee on the lanai.
Volcano National Park is 30 minutes away. Punaluu Black Sand Beach is 10 minutes away, and the Punaluu golf course is close to the beach.
Naalehu, the southernmost town in the U.S., is 2 miles away and offers a good farmer's market on Wdenesdays. The bakery is worth the trip, and we reccomend the Hana Hau Restatraunt as well.
Whittington Park offers great oceanside picnicking and tidal pools to explore. South Point is beautiful with the sea caves and cliff divers, and Green Sands is worth the trip.
The house has 2 queen beds and 2 twin beds. There is a TV and DVD player. There is a Redbox location in Ocean View, 10 minutes down the road.
Keywords: 3 bed, 2 bath ranch near the top of Discovery Harbour
We fell in love with Hawaii when we went on a second honeymoon. South Point is quiet and rural, just the way we like it. We live about an hour outside of Chicago, and enjoy some of the amenities that a big city has to offer, but prefer a more quiet life, at home and on vacation. We enjoy traveling with our girls, and as a family like to explore God's creation. Living on the Great Lakes made us look for water, and we enjoy the ocean and all it has to offer.
Mark and Maggie Dudash purchased this house in 2010
We chose South Point for its quiet rural setting and proximity to the National Park. We enjoy hiking and kayaking, and sitting on the shore listening to the ocean. We also like the tradewinds and cooler temperatures at night.
The local coffee is great. We love the access to Farmers' Markets and fruit stands. Volcano Village and Naalehu are quiet towns with a unique Island character that we appreciate. The fact that we're halfway between Hilo and Kona give us the advantage of both sides of the island to explore.
Loved my three week stay here, first week with my Mom, the remaining alone. Spent much time at Green Sands, Volcano, visiting Ohana and at Punalu`u. For me, it was centrally located. Neighbors are super friendly and inviting. Hated the rooster next door the first two nights, but came to quickly love him. House was clean, well stocked, and comfortable. Miss Lizzie driving by in the morning from the Flyn Hawaiian Coffee Truck, Paradise Meadows and the little organic farm at the end of Kamaoa at South Point Road already. Mahalo!
My 19 year old son and I had a wonderful stay in this spacious home. The neighbors who take care of the property were kind and gracious. We came to explore, snorkel, and fish. Even though they did not fish themselves, they loaned us some books about fishing in Hawaii. And gave us various locations where they have seen people fishing. The location is prime for accessing Volcano National Park, Black Sand Beach. Huntington Park, South Point(the southernmost tip of the United States, I was told), and the Green Sand Beach(take the 3 mile shuttle, it is worth it). On Wednesday, we enjoyed the Farmers Market in Naalehu.
Our family of seven (2 parents and 5 children ages 8 - 16) just fell in love with this lovely home the minute we drove up to it! It was so roomy, the furnishings beautiful (and beach-themed) and there were so many nice touches like plenty of towels and blankets and even bug spray and sunscreen! There was also a nice basket of fresh fruit from Sheri (the property manager who lives next door). Sheri was so warm and kind and was happy to answer any questions we had about places to visit on the Big Island. We slept so well in the comfortable beds and enjoyed being able to wash our laundry right on the premises. Relaxing, quiet, peaceful, perfect! We can't wait to come back and stay again!
This house is in a little neighborhood about 40 minutes from the National Park. There is so much room that, while we had 3, we were thinking we could have added another family and been comfortable. There are a number of activities within minutes (South Point, coffee mill, lava tube, etc.) If you are looking for a quiet place to stay, this is it.
All three of us found our vacation rental to be exceptional. Located in a nice quite neighbourhood, it was stocked with all the necessities (towels, bedding, dish soap) plus all those things you might need but may forget - salt, pepper, mayonnaise, oil, laundry soap, sunscreen, shampoo, first aid kit and a great selection of guide books, local birds and plants books, movies, and books. The house was spacious and clean. The caretaker lives next door and was gave us lots of good info on what to see locally (sites and markets) plus other things on the island that we may not have thought of. Reasonably priced, friendly, clean, great location - we give it all five stars and are recommending it to friends. Thank you for a great stay.
My friend and I left our husbands at home and traveled to the Big Island. We did a lot of research on places to stay before we left and chose this rental. No disappointment here!! It was an awesome location for our purposes, the caretakers were wonderful and very accommodating with lots of suggestions for what to see and what not to. We loved the fresh fruit - and the pie!! We spent much time driving to various sights and hiking each day. Our lunches/sandwiches were easy to pick up at the bakery in Naalehu as we headed out. The house was clean and had absolutely everything we needed and more! If we ever get back to the Big Island we will definitely consider returning to this rental. Thank you for allowing us to use your "home" for our week's vacation.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay