Hidden Gem, off-the-beaten path. Experience the "Spirit of Aloha" at this beautiful, relaxing retreat on the lush slopes of Mauna Loa. Surrounded by natural beauty and located 1 mile from spectacular Kealakekua Bay. This is one of the most special spots in all Hawaii.
Perfect for a romantic getaway, an adventurous vacation or relaxing retreat, the house is a tropical paradise ~ it is a unique and centrally located choice for either down-time or adventure.
Architectural Beauty : A once in a lifetime opportunity to vacation in a gorgeously unique custom-built home with principles of spaciousness and natural beauty guiding every detail of the the design. Ocean and farm views span the entire house with gorgeous wood, floor-to ceiling sliding doors ~ the house is at 400ft. elevation and is cool and breezy. The house has beautiful custom furnishings and balinese wood carvings and art throughout.
Located on a beautiful 2-acre working, organic mango farm. Upon arrival, you'll notice the peaceful feeling and lush tropical foliage that surrounds the house, including colorful hibiscus, beautiful Ti, ginger, plumerias, traditional Hawaiian plants and tall, delicate palm trees. You are also surrounded by herb and vegetable gardens and variety of fruit trees, including 8 varieties of mango (~65 trees), 3 varieties of banana, 2 variety of avocado, coconut, moringa, papaya, tangelo, lemon, lime, tangerine, suriname cherry, ulu (breadfruit), figs, lilikoi (passionfruit), hawaiian chili pepper, lemongrass, kafir lime, ginger, tumeric. You are welcome to enjoy and pick ripe fruit.
On the ground level of the house, you have your own private, spacious (~800 sq ft) and beautiful open-air living space for relaxing and entertaining. You'll be surrounded by natural beauty and can relax and read a book in a hammock, dine alfresco, do a yoga practice and enjoy relaxing in the outdoors! It has custom, beautifully stained concrete floors, custom couches, hammock and bar area. There is also a beautiful small bedroom, custom bathroom/shower and a simple kitchenette. This area is shaded for most of the day and has a luxurious breeze, even on the hottest days.
You enter the main house via a stairway up to the 2nd floor ~ as you step inside, you’ll feel a sense of expansion and ease as you enter this peaceful and relaxing sanctuary. You are welcomed by the expansive and open “Great Room” which has custom, floor-to-ceiling sliding doors looking out to the lush, organic farm and the S. Kona Coast.
The house has decadently tall-ceilings and floor-to-ceiling doors throughout. It is has beautifully appointed and comfortable furnishings and is decorated in neutral tones with a modern, Indonesian flair. Both comfort and natural beauty are emphasized in the furnishings and the interior of the house invites you to relax and unwind.
You will enjoy a fully-equipped, gourmet kitchen, breakfast bar, wrap around lanai with alfresco dining for two, a beautiful dining room with an oversized, custom built teak table, a comfortable living room and TV/Media nook.
Enjoy your morning cup of coffee on the lanai, where you can marvel at beautiful foliage and coastline views. Snuggle up and read a book, grill local fish and enjoy an evening relaxing at home.
As you walk upstairs to the 3rd floor, you’ll find the ultimate, romantic and spacious gorgeous master suite. It is spectacular. The room has an open-floor plan with master bath, appointed with a jacuzzi bathtub, separate shower and panoramic views from the floor-to-ceiling sliders. There is a beautiful, custom-made, Teak Balinese King-size bed adorned in crisp white linens and a daybed, and oversized wool carpet making it the perfect room for relaxation and restoration. The room is decorated in whites and cremes ~ it is simple and luxurious. The ceilings are especially tall and the walls are 3/4 high and open at the top, creating the ultimate feeling of expansion and openness.
Tucked behind the master-suite facing the lush slopes of Mauna Loa, is a small, 12x12 bedroom with a queen bed decorated whites and neutral colors, balinese inspired, modern furnishings. It either shares the master bath, the 1/2 bath on the second floor or the full bath on the ground level.
The property has been designed for sustainability and beauty making this a prime spot for eco-tourism. The house is solar powered (grid-tied to local power company so you don't need to worry about loosing power), water harvesting (water catchment) and there is a significant focus on organic and sustainable food production, which you are welcome to enjoy.
There is high speed and very reliable WIFI.
There is a 7-foot cedar hot tub and near-mid-far infrared sauna that is available 24x7 for your use. You may reserve it for privacy, but generally if someone hears guests using these facilities, they respect your privacy. Bathing suits are not allowed in the hot tub, and we ask that you shower before entering (there's a beautiful lava rock shower adjacent to the tub). It is approximately 300 feet from your vacation house.
Massages are available onsite ("Tao Within Massage" via Yelp)
There is a fantastic kids area for younger children: giant trampoline, playset, play houses, climbing wall
On the property, there are variety of fruit trees, including 8 varieties of mango (~65 trees), 3 varieties of banana, 2 variety of avocado, coconut, moringa, papaya, tangelo, lemon, lime, tangerine, suriname cherry, ulu (breadfruit), figs, lilikoi (passionfruit), Hawaiian chili pepper, lemongrass, kafir lime, ginger, tumeric. You are welcome to enjoy and pick ripe fruit.
In the center of the property, next to a grove of banana trees, there are extensive vegetable and herb gardens, all grown organically with permaculture and korean natural farming methods. You’ll have access to everything grown in the gardens.
We have around 15 laying hens that are moved around the property in a chicken tractor daily so the chickens have fresh grass and bugs. We generally have enough fresh eggs to share with guests.
We have very reliable WiFi . We also turn the WiFi off from 11pm - 4am to minimize WiFi interfering with sleep. Let us know if you need us to change this during your stay.
Общение с гостями
We value and respect your privacy as a key element of your vacation... and we happily make ourselves available to those who would like more interaction.
There is a variety of massage options on-site (via Tao Within Massage).
We live in the front house on the property and is about 300 feet away without visibility into the vacation rental. There is also a 2nd vacation rental on the property about 150 feet away (https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/15860603?s=51) , and is very private with lush landscaping, also making it private.
We are available throughout the day to answer questions and talk-story. We are a quiet community, very respectful of others.
Другие важные подробности
~ The entire farm respects quiet hours 10pm-7am
~ We are a working, organic mango farm with 65 mango trees and about 15 other types of fruit trees (permaculture, organic, korean natural farming practices), and we have extensive vegetable and herb gardens. We legally grow medical cannabis. We also make essential oils of lemongrass, tulsi, curry leaf, cinnamon, nutmeg, citrus, basil, catnip and many other botanicals. We make plant-based medicine and value-added products like moringa powder, mango chutney and tinctures from time-to-time, so let us know if you're interested in products we are making.
- Quiet hours are 10pm - 6am
- We collect 13.25% Hawaii mandated taxes for short-term rental in-person because Airbnb does not have a method to collect taxes via their online payment system.