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Private Oceanfront Condo Punaluu Black Sand Beach

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Welcome to your home away from home, Hale Ke Kai, “where the land and sea meet.” You will come to find out why so many local residents and visitors call it one of the best units at Colony I. We feel honored to have the opportunity to show you the reasons so many have fallen in love with the islands. Those reasons are here to be found in abundance.

The Big Island is our home and we go to great lengths to help you feel at home too. This spacious and beautifully furnished one bedroom condo is single level with absolutely no steps. Although it is considered a condo, there are no upstairs or downstairs neighbors, only the back wall of the closet is shared. Hale KeKai is unit #23 at the Sea Mountain Resort. The lanai (patio) is very private. Speaking of the lanai, “Wow!” is the usual response. Sweeping unobstructed ocean views that blend gently without interruption into an incredible mountain view. This is Hawaii, your Hawaii.

A high quality king size bed in the master bedroom will combine with the soft breezes and gentle lull of the waves to bring calm wondrous dreams of the beauty of the real Hawaii. The living and dining areas also have sweeping ocean views and are outfitted tastefully yet comfortably as this is as much our home as yours. The living area also boasts a fold out sofa bed that we have slept on ourselves and is very comfortable.

The kitchen with range, oven, microwave, full size fridge, coffee/espresso maker, dishwasher, and small appliances is well stocked with quality flat ware, a variety of teas, and condiments and spices to get you started on the meal of your choice.

The bathroom has a cavernous granite tiled shower that is an easy step inside. We love every corner of this place and believe you will too.

Enjoy some world famous Ka’u Coffee on the lanai or hang out at the pool or hot tub with new found friends, either way you will be glad to have found one of the world’s hidden gems. Punaluu Black Sand Beach, consistently voted one of the Top Ten Black Sand Beaches in the World, is only a few minutes’ walk away. Sunbathe beneath the palms, snorkel with turtles, or watch them haul up on the beach. Enjoy some golf or tennis right next door or for the more adventuresome, hike out either direction and re-discover Hawaiian historical sites (please show due respect to all archaeological sites and observe proper viewing distance and rules regarding all marine creatures).

Hale Ke Kai is perfect for any family or couple seeking the trip of a lifetime. A secluded, yet accessible wonder that will be remembered.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is only 30 minutes away, making Punaluu the closest ocean front lodging. Hike the volcano by day and relax in the hot tub under the stars by night. The pool and hot tub have wonderful ocean views and you can barbeque fresh island fish or local grass fed beef on one of the quality barbeques next to the pool.

Our special vision for Hale Ke Kai is for people who may be less able to travel to have the chance to visit one of the best kept secrets in the world…and be comfortable. Hale Ke Kai has no steps, no stairs, just a little bump at the front and sliding doors. This means couples where one partner is movement impaired or a family with aging parents can still share moments of beauty and peace. Our goal is for every family member, including children, to feel safe and at home. Should you or your loved one have special needs, please contact us, we will make every attempt to accommodate your needs.

More Details

Owner
Jeff S.
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About Jeff S.

Big Island residents since the year 2000 and avid hiker/kayak adventurers who also love working with horses and farming. We take great pride in our beautiful home at Punaluu and make every effort to help our guests feel at home too. Being close by allows us to keep our home up to a higher standard of cleanliness and beauty.

Jeff S. purchased this condo in 2013

Why Jeff S. chose Ka'u District

If you seek the real Hawaiian experience, this is it. Hale Ke Kai at Colony One is smack in the middle of the longest undeveloped coastline in Hawaii. It also happens to be the closest oceanfront accommodations to Volcanoes National Park and is a few minutes walk to Punaluu Black Sand Beach. This is where we have been going to 'get away' for years.

What makes this condo unique

The raw beauty of Hawaii surrounds Hale Ke Kai. Experience the stars and awesome views of the ocean, coast, and mountains without the noise, lights, and crowds. Truly one of the worlds' hidden gems.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Pahala in the Ka'u

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 672 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Granite tiled shower is not only beautiful, but easy to get in and out of with plenty of room.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , High quality King size bed with quality linens.
  • Full size dresser, night stands, and closet provide plenty of storage for any length of stay. Ceiling fan.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Hale Ke Kai is located in the Colony One condominiums at Sea Mountain Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Punaluu Black Sand Beach is a few minutes walk away. Punaluu offers swimming and snorkeling at one of the 'Top Ten Black Sand Beaches in the World.' Colony One is surrounded by the southernmost golf course in the United States and also has tennis courts minutes away. There are day hikes along the coast where you can see the beautiful coastline of Ka'u with a mountain backdrop provided by Mauna Loa. There are many archaeological sites and petroglyphs (Pre-contact drawings carved in the lava) along the coastal trail. The nearby town of Pahala is about 10 minutes (East or 'Hilo side' as the locals say) away and has a small convenience store, bank, Post Office, and Pharmacy. Pahala is an old sugar plantation town and still has the local flair that other towns can only imitate.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveller reviews)

Private Oceanfront Condo Punaluu Black Sand Beach
average rating of 4.9206347 based on 63 reviews
5

Clean, quiet, relaxing. Heavenly pool. Lovely furnishings with all the amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Clean, quiet and peaceful. The climate at SeaMountain seems warmer and drier than some of the other parts of east Hawaii. Feels like what Hawaii should be. The unit was lovely, well decorated, nice layout, with all the amenities. Having the washer and drier in the unit was a plus. Great place for walks, golfing was fun to watch from the pool and lanai.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for giving Hale Kekai a thumbs up and thanks for being great guests!!!
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5

A wonderful place to stay😊

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a month at Sea Mtn. This condo was wonderful, bright and cheery! Suited our needs to a tee. The view was unbeatable, we enjoyed many hours on the lanai. We golfed multiple times a week, the golf game may not have been great, but the surroundings made up for it. I would recommend this condo, and hope we have a chance to return. Mahalo Jeff for sharing your slice of paradise ☀️, and being available for our questions. Loved it❤

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! It is really so humbling when a review like this appears. It is why I love to share this special place. Mahalo nui loa and a hui hou!
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5

top notch

  • 5 of 5

It was an amazing place and would go back again for sure. Great location, everything needed inside of the place and a great price.

Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

cool place

  • 5 of 5

this is much more a cottage than a condo, very spacious and well equipped.

it's just 45 minutes to the volcano in a very quiet area.

we plan to return some time.

ruth & markus from switzerland

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leduc Ab Canada
5

A true Hawaiian experience!

  • 5 of 5

A Jewel on the South end of the Big Island.. What a perfect Spot to truly enjoy Hawaii!

The Environment.. Facilities.. And Views are Supreme. Black sand beach.. Golfing.. Relaxing.. There is nothing lacking here..

Our only wish is we could of stayed longer.. We will be coming again... Thanks Jeff for your hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Condo with Peaceful Setting!

  • 5 of 5

We love this condo!! One of my favorite things about it is the beautiful high beam wood ceilings! It is private, quiet, and restful! We really appreciated the covered patio, and the amazing view. Jeff communicated often and reached out to us to make sure all our needs were met. Thank you so much, and we will be back for sure!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Waikiki Beach
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Hilo (ITO)
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
South Side Shaka's (Shaka's)
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Sea Mountain Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
11
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Punaluu Bakery and Hana Hou Restaraunt
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Punaluu Black Sand Beach
Car: recommended

Hale Ke Kai is located in the Colony One condominiums at Sea Mountain Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Punaluu Black Sand Beach is a few minutes walk away. Punaluu offers swimming and snorkeling at one of the 'Top Ten Black Sand Beaches in the World.' Colony One is surrounded by the southernmost golf course in the United States and also has tennis courts minutes away. There are day hikes along the coast where you can see the beautiful coastline of Ka'u with a mountain backdrop provided by Mauna Loa. There are many archaeological sites and petroglyphs (Pre-contact drawings carved in the lava) along the coastal trail. The nearby town of Pahala is about 10 minutes (East or 'Hilo side' as the locals say) away and has a small convenience store, bank, Post Office, and Pharmacy. Pahala is an old sugar plantation town and still has the local flair that other towns can only imitate. A short drive from Pahala is the Ka'u Coffee Mill recognized as one of the best roasteries in the world. The Mill is a must visit for every lover of coffee, macadamia nuts, or beautiful artwork. Kathleen Kam's wonderful scenes of Ka'u adorn the Guest Shop and the staff provide free tours of the Coffee Mill, Roastery, Drying Area, and the Coffee Fields. Free samples are available. Continuing up the road a few minutes leads you to the splendor of Wood Valley and the Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Nechung Dorje Draying Ling. Walk the temple grounds and feel the peace of this special place.

Volcanoes National Park is only 30 minutes away with lava viewing and excellent hiking or walking trails for all levels. Next to the National Park is the town of Volcano. Volcano has a great local art center and has a number of restaurants to choose from, all the way from sandwiches at Lehua Cafe to the posh evening meal Kilauea Lodge.

Because the Big Island is...well, an island, you can also go the other way (West or as the locals say 'Kona side') to Naalehu about 15 minutes from Hale Ke Kai. Along the way you will pass Honuapo Beach Park with it's Hawaiian Fish Ponds used to catch fish with the tide in days gone by. As you go up the hill to Naalehu (or when you return to Punaluu) be certain to stop at the Scenic Point. The view is one of a kind...the longest undeveloped coastline in Hawaii and probably the world. Naalehu has a large grocery store, the Punaluu Bakery (great Malasadas), and restaurants to choose from. Head further 'Kona side' and visit South Point, the southernmost point in the U.S.. Green Sands Beach is a hike, or 4wd trip away from South Point (you can also hire local people to drive you out). Green Sands is famous for its olivine cliffs and sand and is a unique spot to swim in the shore break or dig your feet into the warm sand.

The Big Island and Ka'u abound with activities that will keep everyone in your group wanting to stay longer, and we hope that Hale Ke Kai plays an integral part of a truly memorable visit.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in the Pahala, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter 16/17
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£403
for 3 nights
From
£104
£780
£3,083
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
 
winter 17/18
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£431
for 3 nights
From
£113
£816
£3,355
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£281
for 2 nights
From
£95
£716
£2,765
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £240
Cleaning & Restocking Fee £80 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.25%

Rates are subject to change without notice until reservation is confirmed
Cleaning and restocking fee $90

$10 per night for more than 2 guests

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