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The Pineapple Palace~Swimming Pool~Amazing Ocean Views~Private Home

Bedrooms 4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

3 bed w/loft, 2 bath w/ocean view and pool, close to beach

- 1 Acre Estate

- Pool with large lanai

- Private and Peaceful

- Spectacular Ocean Views

- Cool 800 foot elevation

- Furnished with tropical decor

- 1744 square feet inside

- Optional 600 sq. ft. suite (sleeps 4 guests ) additional $100 per nt. ONLY RENTED WITH MAIN HOUSE. Great for groups larger than 8.

- Over 1500 square feet of lanai

- Landscaped with tropical foliage

- Dramatic Sunsets and magical star filled skies

- 33 mile majestic drive from Kona

- Warm climate with cool coastal breezes

- Beautiful Honomalino Beach just 3 miles

- Perfect for adventures

- Snorkel our clear waters

- Drive to Volcanoes National Park just 65 miles

- Groceries, restaurants just 15 minutes away

- Captain Cook just 20 miles away

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Albert & Marsal
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Albert & Marsal

Our names are Albert & Marsal. We moved to Hawaii in 2005 from Northern California. We are in property management and real estate. We have tried to explore the island as much as possible, and share our island experiences with our guests.

Albert & Marsal purchased this estate in 2004

Why Albert & Marsal chose Kona Coast

After coming to the Big Island several times, and looking at many areas, we decided we loved the climate of our area and the breathtaking views. Almost always sunny and not nearly the amount of humidity as other parts of the island. Plus, the nightly breezes made it very comfortable.

What makes this estate unique

We like the location of our place because it is out of the hustle and bustle of city life and close to many great beaches and attractions. It is ideal if you would like to explore the island. You can choose to go to Hilo or Kona for the day. The ocean view is awesome. You can see to Kona and sometimes Maui. The seclusion and tranquility is wonderful. The sunsets are unforgetable and the stars are epic.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

The Pineapple Palace~Swimming Pool~Amazing Ocean Views~Private Home
average rating of 4.769231 based on 26 reviews

Great Home, great owners, 180 degree ocean views.

  • 5 of 5

The Pineapple Palace is a lovely home situated with 180 degree ocean views, nice breezes and everything that you might need or want. The bed is comfortable, linens high quality and plentiful, newer appliances and extremely accommodating hosts. Albert was available and helpful. I highly recommend this property if your vacation plans include the Big Island.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We just returned from an awesome week at the Pineapple Palace and couldn't have been happier!

The house was clean and fully equipped with anything you could want during your stay. We were a bit worried about the lack of air conditioning, but the house remained cool during our stay to the point of being chilly at night (there's plenty of blankets and bedding so no worries there). Ants are a fact of life in Hawaii (my parents live on Oahu) but good kitchen hygiene and keeping up on trash disposal keeps them to a minimum.

It is a long drive into Kona but it's worth it--you almost feel like you're in your own world and all you can hear is birds and the plants and trees rustling in the wind. The isolation was definitely one of the best parts of the trip.

I would definitely recommend a stay here, especially if you're just looking to get away from it all and hang out by the pool and relax!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing vacation- great home!

  • 4 of 5

We had rented for a long weekend, group of us picked this house and it was perfect! Great owners, very clean and had everything we needed. The views were out of this world! It is a little far from anything and I think that's the only downfall but once there we appreciated the distance. The house is stocked with everything you could possibly need, we all would recommend it to anything visiting the Big Island

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crazy drive for a beautiful house and view

  • 4 of 5

The drive to get to the house is crazy but definitely worth it. The house and the view were amazing. Rooms were large and fully equipped. Did not get the pleasure of working with the owners but their replacement was great. He responded quickly to all our calls and was able to resolve all issues including the bugs. Not a fan of the roaches and ants. The house was too hot for us even though we followed all the suggestions/tips/tricks to keep it cool so for that I gave a 4. We are from Missouri so we experience heat and humidity all summer long however we have AC and fans. You must understand that although it is normal weather for Hawaii and the locals (you all) are use to it your guest may not be so the house could use either high powered ceiling fans or additional fans in every bedroom. Even with the bugs, the heat and the crazy, curvy drive we would definitely stay there again. Can't say enough about the view and house. Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for your nice compliments. Glad to hear our caretaker responded quickly. Unfortunately, bugs are a part of the tropics and the roaches love to fly in when the doors are open. It's best not to leave food out and that usually keeps ants to a minimum. You did arrive right after a hurricane/tropical storm which elevates the humidity so we can understand the heat. We have purchased 2 new fans so each room has one along with the ceiling fans. Our caretaker did notice when he came by that no windows were open when everyone was inside the house. The house needs to be opened up on those hot days to create ventilation. This is why we built the cupola/loft area, specifically to cool the house. The pool helps on these days too. Mahalo for staying with us, and hope to have you stay in the future.
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the million dollar view:).

  • 4 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed The Pineapple Palace house.

It had everything that you required while away from home.

We had teenage kids so there was a lot of room for everyone to enjoy peace and quite when required.

The only down side was it can be very hot at night times as the fans in the house doesn't do much justice in terms of going faster.

Maybe just suggesting an air-conditioning will help when it gets hot sometimes especially during summer months. Also I notice that the pillows in the main bedroom needs updating.

Otherwise, we really enjoyed the peace and quite and also enjoyed seeing the green lizards that come to pay a visit.

Aloha and Mahalo:).

Jane and James Kruse

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and we are glad to hear you enjoyed the home. We are checking into new ceiling fans and we have added 2 more portable fans. We will check out all our pillows and replace the ones that need it. It is nice to watch the gecko's out on the lanai as they are so colorful. Mahalo for staying at The Pineapple Palace.
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Well equipped and great ocean view!

  • 4 of 5

First of all, as some have already mentioned, communications with the owners are very good. We didn't need to contact them during our stay but any communications prior to that was great. Response time was very good and always helpful.

My family loved the home. We stayed upstairs and my in-laws stayed in the suite downstairs. The location is private and quiet. The home is beautiful and well equipped with everything you could possible need for your vacation. I was pleasantly surprise to see that both the downstairs suite and ours were equipped with rice cookers. We also loved the pool and the lanai didn't get to spend that much time there because we were usually out sightseeing. Loved the wrap around deck as well. It gave you plenty of different views from the house. The highlight of our stay for me was when I saw two large ripe mangoes on the little mango tree on the right side of the house! They were so sweet! The home can be hot at times, but there are also cool breezes when you opened the screen windows. The only thing I would've like to see was sharper knives; I bruised a few tomatoes and mangoes trying to slice them. And it was a struggle to slice meat for cooking. Tried sharping them with the sharpener to no avail.

We decided to go check out the nearby beach that was about 3 miles from the house down the hill. The beach itself was nice with black sand and very private. There was only 3 other people on the beach and our family when we were there. However, I do not recommend that families with small children to go there because: 1) the hike from the parking lot to the beach a good 15-20 min through a woody and uneven rock trail, 2) the black sand is coarse and VERY hot, and 3) the current can be pretty strong.

Overall, we would definitely stay here again! Thank you for a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for staying at "The Pineapple Palace". We are glad you were able to utilize the main house and the downstairs suite. It's great for in-laws or extended family. We are happy you were able to enjoy the mangos. They are the best we have ever tasted. The Papayas and lilikoi are also yummy. We are sorry that the knifes were dull and could not be sharpened with the sharpener. We have ordered new knifes and hopefully it will not be an issue in the future. Our beach is an amazing beach and very secluded and private. Yes, some older guests or young children may not want to take the hike. However, we have brought our small children out there since they were babies and they loved it. Mahalo for staying with us.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 11
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Coming south from Kona you will drive a 33 mile majestic drive through the coffee belt which is a great area to explore, tour, & stop to taste the 100% Kona Coffee. In Honaunau there is a National Park, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau which is a must see. Next to the Park is a great snorkel spot we call 'two step' where the turtles frequent. You can also visit Kealakekua Bay, home of Captain Cook's monument. A little more south is a gem called Hookena Beach. Head south of the home and visit South Point, or the Green Sand Beach. While down south, stop in Naalehu at the Punalu'u Bakery for a tasty treat. While at the home, take a epic hike out to Honomalino Bay for a peaceful day at the beach, with plenty of snorkeling, dolphins, and plenty of palms for shade.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.42%

$100 per nt + $100 cleaning fee for downstairs suite (sleeps 4) required for over 8 guests. Downstairs suite sold only with house rental.
$650 Holiday Flat rate 12-15-17 through 1-8-18 includes suite, up to 12 guests.
TAX ID W12621424-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Captain Cook Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1744 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In downstairs suite 1bed/1bath unit with washer/dryer $100nt
  • Master bath (bathroom 1) has large jacuzzi tub, and separate shower, and double sinks. Bathroom 2 has tub/shower combo. Downstairs suite has tub/shower combo, and washer/dryer and is available at an additional cost. NOTE: There is also a washer/dryer in the main house.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Loft
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs suite, 1 bd/ 1 bath, sleep sofa in LR, $100 nt
  • The home has a master bedroom with king bed, 1 room with queen bed, 1 room with a full bed, and a loft with 2 singles and 2 bathrooms. The downstairs suite has 1 king bed, and 1 sofa sleeper, and 1 bathroom and is an additional $100 per night, plus tax and $100 cleaning fee.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Our home is exactly what vacationers need when looking for a comfortable home to 'make their own' while enjoying the island. From our comfortable beds, to all the amenities in the kitchen, we've tried to think of anything and everything you might need.

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