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Heidi Bogert

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

Beautiful 3 level Home with 3 master suites and views miles in either direction

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Opihihale House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home with 4500 of living area

You will never want to leave our gorgeous Hawaiian home in this romantic tropical paradise. Our 700’ elevation provides an incredible 100 mile view up & down the Kona coastline. Our open, island-style house plan (over 4,500 square feet !) catches cool evening mountain breezes and warm daytime ocean breezes, and has ocean views from all rooms. From our covered lanais, enjoy daytime sightings of wild goats on the hillsides, Humpback whales in the ocean and Hawaiian hawks cruising along the air currents, as well as frequent rainbows. Our south Kona sunsets are phenomenal and often include the legendary green flash!

Situated only 25 miles from Kailua-Kona town, this is the perfect house for adult entertaining. Our home has over 2,000 square feet of open covered lanai space for your outdoor viewing enjoyment of our spectacular Hawaiian paradise! There is an outside bar, gas grill and dining table. Living room has large 60” flat screen TV, Blu Ray player and complete audio system. Our fully stocked kitchen is large and spacious with granite countertops and its own fabulous ocean view. Entire house has Wi-Fi and office has desk space and printer (for your boarding pass convenience)

Hawaii Tax ID W34970491

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
Heidi Bogert (Property Manager)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About Heidi Bogert

Heidi Bogert Dornier has been managing vacation rentals for over 5 years. She lives full time on the Big Island and loves helping guests find the perfect location for their vacation! She may be reached at 808-896-6575 (Please remember Hawaii is 3 hours behind the West Coast time zone!)

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)
Beautiful 3 level Home with 3 master suites and views miles in either direction
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
Granite Bay, California
4

Wonderful Home with Amazing Views

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the house for 5 days and had a wonderful trip. The house was clean and the kitchen was wonderfully equipped. The view is spectacular.

There is no air conditioning in the house and some days can be pretty humid, but, thankfully, the nights cool down and we slept comfortably for the most part. Because of the humidity, the rooms can smell a little musty until the evening breeze picks up. The lack of A/C is really the only thing that kept me from giving the house 5 stars. When one of the smoke alarms started beeping, the property manager got someone out the same day to change the battery (since it was too high for us to reach).

You definitely need a car! This house is about an hour from the Kona airport, an hour from the marina (if you are going diving), over an hour from Volcanoes National Park, and about a half hour from the town of Kona. We had a rental car and didn't mind the location at all. Where the house is situated feels like a rain forest and the mosquitoes can be voracious but the house was supplied with mosquito repellent :) Only about 20 minutes away there is an amazing spot for snorkeling called Two Step (by a local - I can't remember the actual name of the park).

We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, Calif.
5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 6 days and had a great time. We had an issue with some big ants behind the fridge that was taking care of quickly. The snorkeling in the areas around Captain cook is awesome. We went down to Honaunau Bay also called 2 step and snorkeled with dolphins and there were lots of fish. The house was very nice and the views from all 3 levels were beautiful. We would stay here again. The drive way is steep but not a big deal after you drive up it the first time.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California
5

Mesmerizing view

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this home with our 3 teens and it was perfect. The house has ample space to allow everyone privacy but has a lovely living space for gathering as a family. Our girls who are both dancers used the vast outdoor patio spaces for choreography. The kitchen is well-stocked for cooking and the house is very clean and well-kept. Email replies to our questions from the property manager were almost instantaneous. The snorkeling in the immediate area is world-class, and there are wonderful little shops and cafes along the main highway to Kona. The neighborhood beach is beautiful and uncrowded with good swimming and snorkeling opportunities. I could have spent my entire vacation in the hammock on the upper patio. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Home!!

  • 5 of 5

This home was everything it said it would be and more! It is in a fantastic location away from the busy city stuff but within driving distance of everything you could want to do. The extensive deck space was fantastic for enjoying the great view and there was more than enough seating for all of us. The home was clean and stocked with everything we could need. The beds are very comfortable and it was great that there were 2 master suites upstairs with their own full ensuites. We had an amazing vacation and would most recommend this home to anyone visiting the Kona area. It is a fair drive from the airport so you would definitely need a rental car, but it is so worth it!! Thank you so much for making our vacation memorable and we would definitely stay in this home again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

naomistreetmom

  • 5 of 5

Wow is the best word to describe this house, but it was also warm, comfortable, beautiful, convenient to beaches, well stocked and equiped and perfect for three couples who enjoyed cooking in the amazing kitchen (although there is no stove draft vent, what's with that?). The house has beautiful views, lots of windows and light, plenty of space, privacy, ambience, etc. Although the house is a bit far from Kona, we found this to be an asset in the long run, giving us more peace and quiet. There are numerous great beaches for snorkling nearby, which we took advantage of and used the available towels, ice chests, boogie boards, etc. The roads in and out are quite steep so prepare yourself for that. Also, stair climbing to all bedrooms is required. One great feature is the cement floors. You never hear anyone's footsteps. The beds are all king-sized and very comfortable. Each BR has a private, stocked, full bath. Wi-Fi is available, but not always working well, due to the remote location of the property, no doubt. We all LOVED the home, would not think twice about renting it again and most probably will in the future.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Fantastic house, location and views

  • 4 of 5

We just returned after a 1 week stay at the house and had one of the most memorable family vacations. Here are our takeaways:

1. House: The house is very comfortable and clean. The bedrooms, lanai, bathrooms are well equipped and artfully decorated. The views from all levels are priceless. We ate breakfast every morning on the lanai. The kitchen is well equipped with all amenities that you would ever need. The layout is great with enough space at all levels for privacy. There is even an office downstairs if you need a private space to make a call.

2. Location: The house is a bit of a drive south of Kona but we got used to it very soon. It is very quite there and very peaceful. A bit buggy in the evenings -- so bug repellent is recommended if you are having dinner on the lanai. Sufficient parking is available.

3. Views: There are 3 decks/lanai in the house providing 180 degree views of the ocean. We spotted whales several times off the beach. The sunsets are stunning.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Kona Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 19
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Pebble Beach
Car: necessary

Nearby one of a kind Hawaiian destinations include: Volcanoes National Park (tours available), City of Refuge National Historical Park, the Green Sand Beaches at South Point, and much more.

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Rates & Availability

Opihihale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Standard Rate 2016
Apr 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,725
$6,950
 
 
Holiday Rate 2016
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
$9,200
 
 
Winter Rate 2017
Jan 6 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$269
$1,850
$7,250
 
 
Standard Rate 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,725
$6,950
 
 
Holiday Rate 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,300
$9,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$249
$1,725
$6,950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance Policy $39
Cleaning fee $365
Tax Rate 13.42%

A $500 Refundable Security Deposit may be collected in place of the $39.00 Damage Insurance Policy.

Cancellation Policy:
100% if cancelled 90 days prior to the Check-in Date less a cancellation fee of $100.
50% if cancelled 60 days prior to the Check-in Date
0% if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date
In the event of a debilitating illness or injury preventing Guest from arriving on the Check-In Date, with the proper documentation from a licensed physician, Owner will consider a replacement visit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Opihihale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Floor Powder Room - toilet
    Upper Floor Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sinks and hair dryer
    Upper Floor Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sinks and hair dryer
    Lower Floor Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower , Double sinks and hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upper Floor Master Suite 1 - 1 king , Flat screen TV and DVD player
    Upper Floor Master Suite 2 - 1 king , Flat screen TV and DVD player
    Lower Floor Guest Suite - 1 king
  • Two bedrooms are on top level of this hale and living area has sleeper sofa. Lower level features third bedroom suite and office.
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
The Hale Ohana (Family home) is a wonderful place for a retreat with your whole family or just a romantic getaway for two.

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