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Look No Further - HALE NAI`A Kealakekua Bay

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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All individuals, both residents and visitors, arriving from out-of-state to Hawaii through June 30, 2020 are still subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. The mandate applies to all arrivals at state airports, including private and commercial aircrafts. All arriving passengers are required to initial and sign this order confirming they are aware of the 14-day quarantine and acknowledging they understand violating the order is a criminal offense, and subject to up to a $5,000 fine and/or a year imprisonment. The period of self-quarantine begins from the time of entry into the State and lasts 14 days or the duration of the person’s time in Hawaii, whichever is shorter. Escape the hotel scene! Welcome to the 'Pink Cottage'. Hale Nai`a (Dolphin House) is your dream come true in parad...All individuals, both residents and visitors, arriving from out-of-state to Hawaii through June 30, 2020 are still subject to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. The mandate applies to all arrivals at state airports, including private and commercial aircrafts. All arriving passengers are required to initial and sign this order confirming they are aware of the 14-day quarantine and acknowledging they understand violating the order is a criminal offense, and subject to up to a $5,000 fine and/or a year imprisonment. The period of self-quarantine begins from the time of entry into the State and lasts 14 days or the duration of the person’s time in Hawaii, whichever is shorter. Escape the hotel scene! Welcome to the 'Pink Cottage'. Hale Nai`a (Dolphin House) is your dream come true in paradise. You will appreciate the relative seclusion and it is perfect for celebrating that special occasion or a romantic getaway. Hale Nai`a unveils breathtaking views and allows you the opportunity to be outside from morning to night. 

If you plan to prepare your meals at home, this is the place for you! You can do so while soaking in the magnificent ocean view in the fully furnished outdoor kitchen with full size fridge, stove, sink, dishwasher, BBQ, coffee pot, microwave and a screened in gazebo for your dining pleasure. In addition, there is also an interior, fully equipped kitchen with ocean views, a full size fridge and stove with oven. 

Let the sound of the ocean waves lull you to sleep in your beautiful one bedroom o'hana with unobstructed ocean views that can accommodate up to 4 guests. There are ceiling fans in every room – even the bathroom. A comfy Cal King bed with memory foam topper awaits you as well as a pillow topper queen size sofa sleeper to accommodate extra guests or family members. Have an afternoon siesta in your hammock.

There is a full 4 piece bath indoors and an added bonus and to truly experience Hawaii there is an additional custom-built outdoor bamboo shower with hot water for your enjoyment.

Listen to the singing of the many songbirds as you leisurely sip your morning coffee/tea. Watch the dolphins as they swim by. Relax and unwind after a day of rejuvenating solitaire getaway adventure or nuzzle with a loved one watching a breathtaking Hawaiian sunset from your lanai with swaying palm and coconut trees framing your picturesque view. Star-gazing can be spectacular on the clear warm Hawaiian nights or a trip to Mauna Kea's observatory to marvel at the clear star swept sky is well worth the trip.

We also have available beach necessities including beach chairs, towels, boogie boards, sun-shade umbrella, and cooler – so no need to pack these items.

Hale Nai`a (Dolphin House) is located:

- 45 minutes south of Keahole, Kona International Airport
- 15 minutes to grocery stores, restaurants, markets
- Three miles to Pu`uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
- Thirty minutes to Kailua-Kona
- 1.5 – 2 hour drive to Volcano National Park

Kealakekua Bay (Pathway to the Gods) is located on the Kona Coast, 12 miles South of Kailua-Kona and is only a short walk from your cottage. Manini Beach is truly a hidden gem of a beach a short 250 steps away with picnic tables, a small sand beach with shaded grassy areas. A perfect spot to unwind basking in the sun. If your are fortunate enough, you may have the opportunity to swim with turtles, mantas, spotted eagle rays and enjoy world class snorkeling with beautiful coral reef and an array of colorful tropical fish in an awesome under water protected marine sanctuary. Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook monument are seen across the bay from Manini Beach where spinner dolphins frequent. This is also the historic bay where Captain Cook first landed in Hawaii in 1778 and the famous site of his Monument.

Historic Napoopoo Beach Park and Ke'ei Beach (good for surfing) are only minutes away.

The federal park Pu'uhonua O Honaunau, The City of Refuge, is a short drive to the south. There you will find a popular snorkeling spot named “Two Step” which is an easy access area for snorkeling or scuba diving. 
This area also has a public boat launch and a sand beach for the small children to swim in shallow waters. Another 10-minute drive will take you to Ho'okena Beach which is a black sand beach with great views, public facilities, camping, rental equipment and perfect for a picnic.

 The sound of the ocean waves will enchant you. Visiting during the months of November through March is an excellent time for watching humpback whales breech from your lanai. On occasion, you can hear their singing and tail slapping. The Hawaiian spinner dolphins frequent the bay all year and can be seen jumping and “spinning” in the pristine blue waters.

 Paradise awaits you! Please note: This is a non-smoking property indoor and outdoor. Smoking can be enjoyed steps away at the entrance to the property or the nearby beach park. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: TA-113-063-5264-01More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Rusty/Janice M
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed February 6, 2020

We stayed at HALE NAI`A Kealakekua Bay while in Hawaii. We loved it! Rusty and Janice are like the best neighbors you ever had and the house is great. Loved the outdoor kitchen, we only slept indoors, everything else, including showers were outside. Actually, my...More

Date of stay: January 2020
Thank lee m
Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

☆☆☆☆☆ Location, managers, bedroom, outside shower, ☆☆☆☆☆ Outside kitchen ☆☆☆ Back patio, livingroom We absolutely love this place and the Aloha spirit of the neighborhood. The location is perfect... short walk to the park and kayak launch. Short drive to shops and town. Downside... the...More

Date of stay: November 2019
1  Thank PegDH
Reviewed November 1, 2019

This cottage is in many ways the "real deal" of a Hawaiian vacation. My wife and I have visited Hawaii many times and usually stay in ultra-clean manicured high-end hotels and condos, where you walk right out onto a golf course or beach. There's nothing...More

Date of stay: October 2019
2  Thank HikerBob66
Reviewed October 1, 2019

Great location close to lots of good snorkeling. The outdoor living room and kitchen were fantastic. Communication was great, and amenities were exactly as described. The bed was very comfortable. I wish we could have stayed longer!

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Karen Z
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Wow! Expectations definitely exceeded! My wife picked the place, and I looked briefly and thought it looked great, but I didn't know too much about it, and was a little worried about reviews mentioning barking dogs (I'm more of a cat person, and was hoping...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank SenecaSpurling
Venture446948, VR Owner at Look No Further - HALE NAI`A Kealakekua Bay, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

Thank you. Hope to see you back again.

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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Absolutely amazing place with super hosts. Rusty and Janice are so nice people. The house is located in the middle of a residential area and its about 20 minutes away from any main city which is exactly what we wanted. Its an easy drive to...More

Date of stay: April 2019
1  Thank miathecat24
Reviewed November 9, 2018

The setting and location of the cottage was perfect...near the ocean and just far enough from the town. We had views of the ocean and sunset from our outdoor living room and kitchen. As other reviewers mentioned, we only slept indoors! Rusty & Janice have...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed January 9, 2018

We booked this location with the hope of leaving Christmas and all its hub bub behind. Mission accomplished! We loved the location, close to the beach and park. The evenings and nights were quiet and an open window and a ceiling fan allowed us to...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank troutfly88
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We booked this bungalow through Trip Advisor, based on previous Trip Advisor reviews. We were very please with our choice and would return again. It is an excellent location within easy walking distance to a bay. We loved the outdoor kitchen area and had no...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank bluefox21
Reviewed March 29, 2017

You can not ask for better hosts for a beatifully comfortable place to stay. Everything is well explained before you check in. Janice and Rusty will make you feel at home immediately. Everything to meet your every need or want are at hands reach. We...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Laura M
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Private Parking - 45 minutes south of Keahole, Kona International Airport 
- 15 minutes to grocery stores, restaurants, markets
 - Three miles to Pu`uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
 - Thirty minutes to Kailua-Kona
 - 1.5 – 2 hour drive to Volcano National Park


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Frequently Asked Questions about Look No Further - HALE NAI`A Kealakekua Bay

Look No Further - HALE NAI`A Kealakekua Bay is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Look No Further - HALE NAI`A Kealakekua Bay has one bathroom available. See all property details.

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