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Swim With Wild Dolphins In Captain Cook On The South Kona Coast In Hawaii!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 bathroom, sleeps 10 with Enchanting Ocean Views

Aloha!

The DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE is an Awesome 2 bedroom Vacation Home for rent on four acres of lush tropical land with enchanting panoramic ocean views, only five minutes from one of the best snorkeling locations in Hawaii and an enchanting Bay where the wild dolphins love to come to play, to mate and to rest.

This magical vacation home is tastefully decorated with dolphin decor and is located on Middle Keei Road in Captain Cook, about 30 minutes South of Kona. The property is a secluded, retreat oasis, surrounded by mangos, coconut palms & tropical flowering trees and is very close to Two-Step Beach.

The DOLPIN DREAM HOUSE is an awesome place to enjoy time with family and friends and enjoy the fantastic ocean spots, where dolphins and turtles have their homes.

The home has a huge wrap around Lanai with spectacular ocean views, and a variety of nice tropical rattan furniture. There are two bedrooms one with King canopy bed and 1 with Queen bed as well as two fold out Queen beds and extra sofas to accommodate a group of six to ten.

The house has high speed Wi-Fi internet, 3D Color TV, dishwasher, washer and dryer.

Wake up to beautiful sounds of nature, and views of the

sunlight lighting up the ocean, go out for a swim with the dolphins and have dinner on the enchanting lanai where you will see breathtaking sunsets over the ocean almost every day! At night, from the living room and the expansive deck you can see the reflections of the moonlight shimmering on the ocean.

The kitchen is very modern and features granite counter tops, gas range top and full size brand new electric wall oven. The DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE also comes equipped with a vintage jukebox containing hits from the 60's.

The living room is spacious and bright and the house has two modern bathrooms.

More Details

Owner
JONATHON KAY
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 8, 2017

About JONATHON KAY

We have always been enchanted with life under the sea and were drawn to this magical area to swim with the dolphins, communicate with them, and live in harmony with nature. We work as documentary filmmakers making films that have a positive message to humanity and encourage the conservation of the dolphins & the whales, and the oceans and rivers of our planet.

JONATHON KAY purchased this house in 2013

Why JONATHON KAY chose Kona Coast

We had always dreamed of owning a property with acreage in this area. We were drawn to this area due to our love of the dolphins. To us this is the most beautiful area in the world to live where we can experience wild dolphins each month of our lives and enjoy the peace and tranquility of living immersed in nature. This property especially called out to us as it is a natural 'Shangri-La' rich with the magical views of the ocean, fantastic orange sunsets that are out of this world, coconut palms producing coconuts that you can drink the milk from while

enjoying the sunsets, star-fruit trees, mangos, avocados, mac nut trees, and much much more!

What makes this house unique

The large wrap around lanai (wooden deck) providing enchanting panoramic views of the ocean is one of our favorite features of the DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE. We had glass panels and beautiful wood railings installed on the deck and it is our favorite place to enjoy breakfasts, lunches and dinners, margaritas, fine wine and romantic evenings. We also love it that you can wake up and see Plumeria flower blossoms in the trees from the bedrooms and hear the sweet sounds of birds singing, and can walk out on the grounds and pick avocados or starfruit which are so juicy and so delicious. Being only a five minute drive from the beaches where we go swimming with wild dolphins is Awesome!~

Amenities

Captain Cook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , the second bathroom is attached to the master bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Has ceramic tiled floors, mirror and glass encased shower
  • The two bathrooms are modern, with ceramic tiled floors, vanities, mirror and glass encased showers
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This bedroom features a beautiful 4 post canopy bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This bedroom features King 4 post bed and private bathroom
  • MASTER BEDROOM features comfortable Posturepedic King Bed with four poster bamboo frame, sliding glass door to wrap around lanai, modern private bathroom, bamboo ceiling fan/light fixture.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
From the DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE you are minutes from the lovely Ho'okena Beach State Park for a beach vacation of sunbathing and swimming with dolphins, or visiting the famous Place of Refuge National Historic Park, a preservation of ancient Hawaiian culture. Also at the Honaunau Inlet you will snorkel with an endless variety of tropical fish and sea turtles. A ninety-minute drive south will bring you to Volcano National Park. Thirty minutes north are the shops and fine restaurants of Kailua. Along the main highway north you will pass shops offering the island's best buys for Kona Coffee and Macadamia Nuts. A fruit stand offering organically grown fruits and vegetable is less than one mile north. The Kealia village store with necessities and movie rentals is a short drive.

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Swim With Wild Dolphins In Captain Cook On The South Kona Coast In Hawaii!
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
4

Beautiful Peaceful Paradise

  • 4 of 5

A friend and I spent over a week at the Dolphin House. It was quiet, beautiful and incredibly relaxing - a real vacation spot. The house is spacious and the kitchen was wonderful - we cooked all of our meals and ate outside on the gorgeous lanai! The house is 10 minutes from the best swimming spots in South Kona. The weather was perfect and the water was beautiful. We were quite lucky and swam with dolphins 5-6 of the days we were there. The driveway was a bit daunting and next time I will consider opting for an SUV, so as not to worry about the rental car. Hope to be back again for the incredible sunsets!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you enjoyed this magical vacation home! We're very excited that you experienced swimming with wild dolphins five out of the six days you were here!! On April 14, 2017 we patched the driveway to the home with 30 bags of concrete to make the driveway more enjoyable. We will welcome you back to the DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE to experience more magic and many more incredible sunsets!!
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A week in paradise at Dolphin Dream House

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week at the Dolphin Dream House. The initial drive up to the house is a not for the faint of heart but once you get there, it is a lovely place to unwind after full days of touring. The lanai is the best room in the house! Great sunsets and a great view of the ocean while having breakfast. The beds were both very comfortable. We had 3 adults staying in the house and there was more room than we needed. It could easily accommodate a family of 6 or even 8. This is a great part of the Island, allowing one to explore sites that you may not find if staying in the Kona area. There is so much to do. Jonathon was very helpful with giving us information on things to do and see in the area. We had one maintenance issue, and it was fixed within the day. We would be happy to stay at Dophin Dream House again.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful trip!

  • 5 of 5

Place was great..... Just what we hoped for ..... Driveway was a bit rough but we were warned and prepared.... Utmost beautiful scenery and sunsets there were incredible !

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nelson
5

Awesome Dolphin Vaction

  • 5 of 5

Our family very much enjoyed our stay at the DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE from January 1-5, 2016.

My wife and I loved waking up to have breakfast on the huge deck overlooking the ocean, being surrounded by nature, and eating fresh starfruit which we picked right from the tree on the property, and enjoying the beautiful sunset over the ocean which we could see from the deck every day of our stay.

The DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE was very clean when we arrived. The kitchen is super clean and very modern with a gas range top on an island and new stainless steel wall oven. The two bathrooms were also very clean and modern. We could see that the owners and their staff take great pride in keeping the home clean, well maintained and fully equipped.

We parked our rental car at the front of the driveway at the designate parking space and walked up the driveway 4 minutes to the house. This place is amazingly beautiful. The home is situated on four acres of beautiful, lush, exquisite Hawaiian land = abundant with beautiful tropical vegetation. We picked the flowers that Hawaiian Leis are made, from the Plumeria tree near the house, and enjoyed the avocados fresh from the avocado tree near the driveway.

We took our four year old son swimming with wild dolphins at two-step beach which is only about ten minutes from the house, and he loved the dolphins so much. We read that swimming with dolphins is very positive for the development of children. The dolphins totally connected with Logan and the experience was fantastic. This was one of the most beautiful vacations that we have ever experienced. We highly recommend the DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE and we will be returning for our second vacation there as soon as we can, hopefully this summer!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, B.C. Canada
5

Amazing Dolphin Dream House

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the Dolphin Dream House with my partner for a week, the house and the experience was lovely, the owner is a very nice person,generous, and gave us so many beach references to go and swim with dolphins. They house is located in a fantastic location with spectacular views and we enjoyed beautiful sunsets everyday and having each of our meals in the beautiful deck overlooking the ocean and tropical scenery.

We slept in an awesome canopy queen size bed, the kitchen and the bathrooms were super clean and the kitchen was well equipped.

We found the Dolphin Dream House to be very private and quiet and the most wonderful vacation spot that we've experienced.

We highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
KONA
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY 11
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Two Step Beach
Car: necessary

From the DOLPHIN DREAM HOUSE you are minutes from the lovely Ho'okena Beach State Park for a beach vacation of sunbathing and swimming with dolphins, or visiting the famous Place of Refuge National Historic Park, a preservation of ancient Hawaiian culture.

Also at the Honaunau Inlet you will snorkel with an endless variety of tropical fish and sea turtles. A ninety-minute drive south will bring you to Volcano National Park. Thirty minutes north are the shops and fine restaurants of Kailua.

Along the main highway north you will pass shops offering the island's best buys for Kona Coffee and Macadamia Nuts. A fruit stand offering organically grown fruits and vegetable is less than one mile north. The Kealia village store with necessities and movie rentals is a short walk to the south.

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Rates & Availability

Captain Cook House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
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Dec 10 2017 - Jan 18 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,096
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

$150 exit cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.41%

A security deposit of $500 is payable at least two weeks before check in date in the form of a personal check. The security deposit is fully refundable on or subsequent to check out date based on no damages to the property. The rent deposits are 100% non-refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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