|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Gingerhill Farm is located on five acres of organic orchards and gardens nestled just above famous Kealakekua Bay. We offer serenity and escape mere minutes away from local restaurants and shops.
The Sunset Suite is a large room in the main house with private bathroom and shower. It has a queen and a twin bed. Relax on the deck in the evenings as you enjoy breathtaking images of the sun setting over the Pacific.
Take a stroll through our gardens and then marvel at the sunset from one of various scenic decks. Hike down to Kealakekua Bay and swim with the Dolphins. Gingerhill Farm offers an exotic escape from the hustle and bustle of 21st century living.
Iris and Zach, met on Iris's native island of 'Magic' in Brazil. It is their dream to one day teach people from all over the world how to live sustainably in community, a return to the village model. As co directors of Gingerhill Farm on the Big Island, they teach the Sustainable Living Course and host guests from all over the world who come to grow and cook the healthiest foods and practice yoga and meditation. Come and try the Gingerhill Farm lifestyle and see if it doesnt agree with you. Namastê.
owner/property manager purchased this studio in 2000
South Kona's "Greenbelt," has long been known for farming, especially coffee. Lush growth and farms, cute stores, antiques and cafes dot the road down to Historic Kealakekua Bay where Captain Cook once "discovered" Hawaii and where tourists now swim with the Dolphins. We chose this property because of its deep volcanic soil, ideal elevation and breathtaking ocean views.
Now that the gardens and orchards are mature, we love being able to harvest a huge variety of nutrient-dense food from our land. Visitors are always blown away by our Garden of Eden-style food forests.
We enjoyed a very special week at GingerHill in February. The room was clean, bright, and spacious. Despite being very close to town, the environment is quiet and reminiscent of old Hawaii. The best feature is sitting on the deck and gazing upon the distant ocean through gorgeous, gorgeous landscaping! Mayomi, Zach, and Lisa were particularly kind and friendly hosts. This will absolutely be our first choice when we return. Mahalo.
We were welcomed to this peaceful setting by the owner. Our bedroom overlooked a beautiful setting and our shared kitchen was adequate for our needs. The private shower was hot and the bathroom was clean and functional. The owner was very gentle and provided us with pots and pans to fix our dinner and pleasant conversation and information. The isolated location provided privacy and the night sky was beautiful with no ambient light to interfere with star gazing. An enjoyable stay with adequate parking. Local farmers market nearby and a zen ambiance in effect at this rental. I would stay here again.
You get a large bedroom with a double bed and a single bed with a very nice bathroom. The room is attached to the house and some house noises come through. Looks right out onto the ocean from 1500 feet or so up. Chairs are available if you ask.
This is an active and beautiful 4 acre organic farm and for us much of the appeal came from chances to talk to the proprietors, interns and guests and to see some of the artwork of Mayumi Oda who founded the farm 15 years ago.
For an extra $40 per day you can participate in the program, which includes meditation, breakfast, work on the farm, yoga, and lunch. We didn't choose to do this, and it really is just another option for your stay.
Everyone was very friendly and the setting is wonderful.
It is close to all of the sights along the southern Kona coast, e.g. the Painted Church, Peace Garden and Place of Sanctuary.
Lovely farm, quiet, peaceful, loved watching sunsets. Access to cooking facility might have been nice also. It was a little hard to find, maybe a sign on the gate to know we are there. Overall a very pleasant and relaxing experience. Thank you
Staying on the farm was lovely. I would've given 5 stars except that the shower in the suite was clogged and quickly filled with water. Otherwise, the hosts were nice, easygoing, and helpful, and we had a great stay.
When my husband, my daughter and I planned our vacation to Hawaii we were searching for something special, something that did not make us feel like time-limited tourists. We found Big Island Farmstay to be that special place. The peace and quiet...the stars at night...in the morning, the sound of Roosters crowing in the distance. Waking up to see the ocean peering through the tranquility of the lush vegetation made us feel like we slept in a botanical garden. Beautiful, tropical, and green. The owner most graciously offered us fruit from her garden...there is nothing like a banana or a papaya fresh picked. A good place for the soul and to experience the true meaning of Aloha.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $29 per night, per additional guest|
|Cleaning||$49 + Tax|
Check in: 3pm
Check out: 12pm
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.