Experience a comfortable island retreat away from the tourists and noise of condos. The feel of Hawaii as it once was can be found in this clean and newly remodeled plantation home. Rural homes like this have become a rare find amid the crush of the thousands of condos in Waikaloa. Blend into the local atmosphere without the shared walls, parking, and crowds to find your own aloha spirit. Wake up to gentle breezes and listening to birds singing while enjoying the view on the screened lanai with your morning coffee.
The elevation of 600, allows for warm sunny days and cool breezes in the evening. Kohala Coast enjoys 300+ days of sunshine, and is located on the dry side of the island.
Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing stay while being within 5 - 15 minutes of the very best beaches on the island. Plan your vacation to be close to whales, dolphins, sea turtles, and snorkel the best spots on the island,
Three acres of beautiful scenery surrounds this two bedroom, two bathroom plantation home set on a private peaceful parcel. Enjoy a quiet and private retreat in a rural "old Hawaii" country setting where you can dine and relax on a fully screened in lanai. The country setting allows your stresses to melt away unlike staying in a subdivision or condo.
You can enjoy views of four of the five volcanos of the big island and watch the migratory humpback whales in the tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean while avoiding the expense of the resorts. You'll find that you are central to the best that the big island offers whether it is a trip to the volcano, the observatories on Mauna Kea, Hapuna beach, Hawi, Akaka falls, Waimea, Hilo, or Kona.
Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Viewing "Code of Conduct"
The following guidelines for viewing whales, dolphins, monk seals and sea turtles in Hawaii have been provided by NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries, and the State of Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources. NOAA recommends these viewing guidelines, however, they do not replace Federal or state law. Pursuit and feeding of marine mammals is prohibited by Federal law.
1.Remain at least 100 yards from humpback whales, and at least 50 yards from other marine mammals (dolphins, other whale species, and Hawaiian monk seals). Do not swim with wild spinner dolphins.
2.Observe turtles from a distance.
3.Bring binoculars along on viewing excursions to assure a good view from the recommended viewing distances.
4.Do not attempt to touch, ride, or feed turtles.
5.Limit your time observing an animal to 1/2 hour.
6.Marine mammals and sea turtles should not be encircled or trapped between boats or shore.
7.If approached by a marine mammal or turtle while on a boat, put the engine in neutral and allow the animal to pass. Boat movement should be from the rear of the animal.Get the full listing »