Our peaceful, two acre retreat is ideally situated 5 miles up from the best Kohala Beaches and 4 miles down from Waimea Town. An easy drive for visiting HPA parents too.
This is a beautiful, spacious hale that sleeps two guests. There is a separate master bedroom, ensuite bathroom and is appointed with luxurious linens and a private lanai.
You can shower in the private bathroom or experience a secluded outdoor shower garden under the stars.
There is a fully equipped kitchen where full meals can be prepared with organics and local Hawaiian foods from the nearby farmers markets.
The elegant dining area with large table seats four.
If you prefer, grill on the outdoor gas BBQ and enjoy Al Fresco dining on the second lanai.
The living area is a comfortable space for television viewing or relaxing with a good read from our library. The e queen size punee (Hawaiian Lounge) iis the perfect place for a relaxing nap with the.
The mountain and ocean views are enhanced by the mild temperature our 1700' elevation provides. This private apartment is a romantic honeymoon hide-a-way or comfortable home base for an Island adventure.
You will find yourself minutes away from the best beaches on the Big Island. The largest of Hawaii Island’s white sand beaches, Hapuna Beach, has consistently been rated on numerous international Top Ten lists. Mauna Kea Beach, a perfect crescent of golden sand leading to calm water, has been voted among the Top 10 beaches in the U.S. Both offer great conditions for swimming, sunbathing, bodyboarding and snorkeling.
Beyond the beaches, Hawaii offers a host of outdoor activities and sightseeing opportunities. Head to the Paniolo Town of Waimea and visit the many shops and galleries and restaurants.
There's no better way to experience the amazing cultural diversity of Hawaii Island than to visit one of the farmers’ markets that take place all around the island. You’ll find fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables used in Hawaii Regional Cuisine, exotic varieties that are as intriguing as they are tasty plus an eclectic collection of prepared foods.The market is also a great place to pick up handmade artwork or a unique gift and strike up a conversation with the artist who made them.
Waimea Town is the perfect starting point for a trip to the Volcano National Park. A memorable drive to Hilo along the Hamakua Coast offers breathtaking views of historic Waipio Valley. This area is also home to Akaka Falls, one of Hawaii's most famous. You'll see deep water-carved gulches and valleys, thick with tropical foliage. Stop and tour gardens full of exotic plants and orchids.
For adventure of a higher nature, the 13,700 foot summit of Mauna Kea provides dramatic scenery and an unforgettable visitor experience. The W. M. Keck Observatory provides a visitor’s gallery with exhibits describing astronomy research and star gazing.
When you're ready for some relaxation, come home to Shambhala.
Let us know if you will be celebrating a special occasion or have a certain needs. We will do all we can to accommodate your request. You will always feel welcome at Shambhala Hawaii and long to return to our unique retreat.
We have found the best guide book is “Hawaii The Big Island Revealed”
by Andrew Doughty ISBN 13: 978-0-9814610-0-7.
If our calendar at Shambhala Hawaii is full, please contact us as we have other beautiful homes that may be available for your desired dates.
Aloha and Mahalo
Matthew and Rose
• Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund.
• Bookings canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund.
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