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Amazing Ocean Views - Minutes to the Beach - Private Pool w/ outdoor Hot Tub

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Property
house
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom House - sleeps 5 - Tranquility on a Lush Acre of Botanical gardens

This house is a real Gem! Comfortable, spacious, and relaxing; you will feel very spoiled getting to stay at the Kona Heavens Hideaway. Away from the crowds yet close to many beautiful beaches, water activities, fine dining, golf and shopping. Hawaii at it's best ... living in a botanical garden with an 180 degree view of the Ocean and perfectly comfortable weather all year long.

900 feet is the best elevation for many of the delicious, exotic fruits growing here and also allows for great coastline and ocean views. We offer an unwavering commitment to your privacy, relaxation and comfort.

I am a medically trained massage therapist and am available by appointment to erase any stress you may have with a serene and reassuring professionalism from 20 years of practice. My husband and I live quietly upstairs and stay invisible unless you want us.

Come, enjoy the Kona Heavens Hideaway as your home away from home. It feels like you're out in the country, yet everything you need is just a short drive away . Staying here is the best of both worlds!

You will be 3 miles from the coast but the temperature is 10 degrees cooler during the day with far less humidity. In the hills above town you will have stunning views, great comfort and 1 acre of Lush gardens and fruit with privacy.

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Owner
Sandra
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2017

About Sandra

Aloha,

My name is Sandra and I have lived in Kona since 1970. I came from California in search of a clean beach to lay on while deciding what major to take in college. Well, as it turned out, I stayed - and have loved living here ever since. I have traveled the world and must say 'there is no place like home'. When my children grew up and moved out I discovered that this home was too big for just me, so I made a vacation retreat of the downstairs portion, which includes the pool and yard and I'm so very happy to share this precious, peaceful place with visitors and share my knowledge of the Island as requested. I look forward to meeting you.

Sandra purchased this house in 1990

Why Sandra chose Kona Coast

This particular area of Kona is perfect as far as climate and location. I have lived in many different areas of the Island, and this location is, by far, the BEST.

It's at 900 ft. elevation, which allows the great views and the temperate climate. Coastal living can be very hot in Hawaii, while we are enjoying soft trade winds to keep the temperatures perfect. I also love this location because there are approximately 12 world class golf courses within a short drive, and the harbor is just 3 miles away, the launching place for many water activities. We are on one full acre of lush flora and fauna, with no neighbors below us, which gives us all the privacy you could ask for.

What makes this house unique

If you choose to stay home one day and forego the many close, exciting, fun activities that the Big Island has to offer, this is what a typical day may look like. . . Wake up to the lovely sounds of many song birds, lounge around the private pool and soak up the warming rays of the sun while awaiting your turn for an incredible, nurturing, relaxing massage by one of Kona's most experienced and well trained medical Massage Therapists (me : )). Leisurely prepare some breakfast in the outdoor kitchen while enjoying melodious Hawaiian music piped out to the pool area as the palms gently sway and the wind chimes sing to entertain you. IF you feel like going for a little walk, take hold of the fruit pickers and roam around the acre; in season you may find avocados, mangos, papaya, banana, zapote, pineapple and much more / help yourself.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came to Kona to look for property to buy and wish we could afford this one. It is IDEAL. Up at 900 feet elevation which makes it cooler and more comfortable than by the ocean and allows beautiful flowers and fruit to grow. Loved it loved it loved it.
Oct 2016
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(100 traveler reviews)

Amazing Ocean Views - Minutes to the Beach - Private Pool w/ outdoor Hot Tub
average rating of 4.81 based on 103 reviews
Princeton, NJ
5

Excellent place

  • 5 of 5

We were there last week, and it is an amazing place. The pool and spa along with the gardens were great!!! It was also very convenient.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2007
  • Stayed: Oct 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Shah, Thank you for your kind words; please come again. I hear from so many people that this place is even better than the pictures, but I'm not a photographer and it's difficult to capture "comfort" and "exquisite" in pictures. I'm happy your family had a good Kona experience and I was able to accommodate you. Much Aloha and Mahalo Sandra
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Daughter's HS Graduation Gift

  • 5 of 5
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We just got home from an amazing time in Hawaii and Sandra's wonderful home. This trip was perfect! We spent 12 days leisurely touring the island going to and from Sandra's home. This home was wonderful from the moment we arrived until the moment we sadly had to leave. Sandra made sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. She offered up her Avocado tree and Star Fruit tree, which was wonderful for breakfasts! The pool and hot tub were both wonderful and easy to operate. The views of the ocean were great weather permitting! The home was so easy to find. It was so quiet and relaxing! Don't hesitate to rent this home! We went for my daughters graduation present and she did not want to leave. Thank you Sandra for sharing your home with us!! We WILL be back!!

~Libby Spokane, Washington

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kona Heavens

  • 4 of 5
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Our family enjoyed another wonderful holiday at Kona Heaven at the request of our children. Stunning views and beautiful property/gardens with fresh fruits we were able to enjoy. Sandra and Ken are very accommodating and Sandra very kindly arranged to pick up a birthday cheesecake for a 40th birthday surprise. We enjoyed cooking in the outside kitchen and relaxing in the hot tub after returning from a days outing. The children had great fun in the pool too. There are many beautiful beaches and places to visit.

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

Wonderful Accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous property with an altitude overlook of Kailua Kona. Amenities and accommodations are most definitely top notch. Hosts were gracious and kept everything neat, tidy, and EASY. If, on your vacation, you may not be able to make it down to the coastline, you won't be disappointed with your day off at "home" away from home with Sandra's Big Island getaway. If you DO make it out, it's only a hop, skip, and a jump away down to some activity in the city, very close-by. Awesome bathrooms! Would absolutely recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kona Heaven

  • 5 of 5
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We just returned from spending 10 days here. What a great place to stay. Four adults were very comfortable here and we had plenty of room. The view is breathtaking. We enjoyed having the pool and spa to use on the days we didn't go to the beach and also to be able to jump into when we returned from being out all day. We arrived the same day that Hurricane Madeline was also supposed to arrive, thankfully she didn't. Sandra greeted us with a smile and hug when we arrived and was very accommodating that we had arrived earlier in the day than check in time. There was fresh fruit waiting for us in the bowl on the kitchen counter. We enjoyed having the kitchen for cooking breakfast and making lunches. Everything we needed was there. I did purchase two non-stick pans (which I left for future renters) as I found out I am unable to cook eggs in regular pans LOL. This truly is Kona Heaven. Thank you for opening your home up to us Sandra and Ken.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beauty, Serenity, Privacy

  • 5 of 5
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I cannot say enough good things about our stay at Sandra's beautiful Hawai'i home. This was our first return to the islands since our honeymoon thirty years ago, and this property made it a perfect anniversary gift to ourselves. I'll admit to a good bit of nervousness about booking a private residence online, especially one with so much glass (privacy?), but it said that the entire lower level was ours only, so we went for it. When we arrived, we were reassured that indeed, it was all just for us- The pool, spa, surrounding deck, back yard, all of it! I could make my morning coffee in my ratty tee shirt and shorts just like at home without worrying about dressing for the neighbors. We could have wandered around in our altogether, if we were that sort. It was that private.

The home and grounds were exactly as photographed. The interiors were spotless, the yard and gardens were impeccably maintained. The outdoor kitchen had everything we needed to prepare breakfasts and dinners, while being shaded from the sun and dry when it rained. There was a blender for making smoothies from all the fruit we picked in the gardens, and a coffee grinder for the coffee nerd in me that has to have fresh ground beans every morning. (Everyone on the island has their favorite Kona roaster- ask around. They aren't shy about it)

We would go out in the mornings to explore, swim, shop, walk across lava fields, eat, try local brews, whatever. When we had gotten toasted enough by the sun, we would return to our mountainside retreat where it was cooler and quiet, and relax in the warm spa or take a swim in the pool. Then it was time to choose- go out for dinner at a waterside restaurant and watch the sunset, or make dinner and see the sunset from our kitchen? Tough decisions, right?

The location of this home is perfect. Far enough out of town to be quiet and relaxing. Close enough to town for when we wanted to mingle like the tourists we are. In the heat of the day, the elevation makes the home cooler. At night we kept the sliding doors open to the breezes and didn't miss air conditioning at all. We woke to the sounds of birds we've never heard at home.

I must mention Mango, a young cat who liked to join us most mornings at breakfast, and make figure eights around my ankles while I did the morning dishes. Charming. Impossible not to like her. Say "Hi" for me when you see her.

We would recommend this property to anyone, and we plan to return there on our next trip.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Kona Town Tavern
Kahaluu Beach Park
"This is an easy access snorkel spot. Gear can be rented on the beach and the fish are plent..."
Kona Farmers' Market
"It's been said that staying at The Kona Heavens Hideaway is like having your own private far..."
Kukio Beach
"3 miles from the house, this quiet cove beach often has sea turtles sunning themselves on th..."
Makalei Golf Course
"Just 7 minutes from the house. Enjoy the incredible ocean views from this mountain course w..."
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
KOA
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Harbor House
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Makalei
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Harbor House
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Turtle Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
The Kona Heavens Hideaway-Private Pool-Ocean View
Nearest Point of Interest
Closest Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Makalei Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Kailua Kona
Nearest Point of Interest
Kukio Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Holualoa Art Village
Car: necessary

Public tennis courts, many world class golf courses, great shopping and many ocean sports available close to home.

Kona is known for its world-class marlin fishing. We are almost directly above Honokohau Harbor which has a fun restaurant for lunch and is also where the fishing charters and many other ocean activities (sunset sails, manta ray snorkleing and diving cruises, zodiak tours, whale watching etc.) are based. There are some wonderful white sand beaches and tide pool areas within a 10 or 15 minute drive. Costco is also just about a 5 minute drive and is a great place to stock up for your vacation and it is usually the most economical place to buy gas.

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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona House Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200
Property Damage Protection $79

CANCELLATION POLICY If you need to cancel before the 60 days prior to your stay, you will be Fully refunded except a $75 administration fee will be deducted from your $200 damage deposit. If you need to cancel after 60 days prior to your stay, you will be refunded, IF the suite can be re-rented. You will be refunded for as many nights as are re-rented since these nights were reserved for you. Thank you for your understanding. Please consider rental insurance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • This is a very large changing room / bathroom with a walk in closet, a steam shower, a large vanity and a separate Toilet area (W/C).
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , A Studio type room with the bed and living room TV etc.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Separate bedroom with 2 twins and a washer / dryer
  • Bedroom 1 is also the living room / studio type room. This room has a very comfortable King Bed and a sofa the size of a twin. There is lots of floor space (20' x 30') to put futons (provided) on the floor. Bedroom 2 is a small bedroom with two uber-comfortable Twin Beds. This room also has a washer / dryer.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
You will get the advantage of having me to guide you and give you some ' off the beaten track' advice if you need help deciding what to do. You will also have the advantage of privacy as I'm careful to guard your privacy while you are visiting The Kona Heavens Hideaway. Also you are able to make appointments for fabulously relaxing massages .... or therapeutic massages. I'm told they are the best : )

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