Hale Kona A'ekai
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About the UnitDescription
Our stunning Hawaiian Paradise home is located just a few blocks from the waterfront village of Kona, Hawaii in a private gated community of luxury homes. With a nearly constant year around temperature in the 80s, and a cool ocean breeze, this custom Hawaiian home is as tropical as you can get. Overlooking the crashing waves on the lava and sandy beach coast, the home features a designer infinity pool with two waterfalls, a sandy bottom wading pool, huge lanais, and two courtyard ponds with their own waterfalls in a 'Jurassic' garden setting. There is even a private 'island' dining patio next to the waterfall overlooking the dramatic Kona surf. The house comes fully furnished with a designer dream kitchen, open air oceanfront dining room, kitchen bar, living room, entertainment room, an unbelievable Master Suite with panoramic ocean views, a pampered ocean view study, two Tropical Guest Suites, each with their own separate entrance and opening onto the lush courtyard and waterfalls, and a separate Ohana Cottage Suite with its own kitchen, kitchen bar, sitting area and lanai. The master suite comes with its own private whale watching tower! The house sleeps eight, two in each suite plus futons for children.
'HALE KONA A'EKAI' is a unique oceanfront private custom home meaning 'the home by the wash of the sea'. It was intricately designed to capture the essence of waterfront Hawaiian living. Thatched ceilings, open walls, louvered teak windows, ten foot teak doors, endless lanais, and tropical landscaping, all help to capture the spirit of the islands. The house is exquisitely detailed with imported teak, bamboo, marble, granite, and quartzite throughout. The home has been featured in several magazines. The grounds are equally impressive with rare tropical flowers and palms, four waterfalls and a stunningly impressive bathing pool with an infinity edge. A stairway bridge takes you across to the island pedestal where you can lavish in a dinner surrounded by water with simultaneous views of the sunset, waterfalls and the crash of the waves! Enchanting, magical and romantic--there is so much more to describe---but you must see it for yourself! Unsurpassed luxury. Come stay with us and experience the mystique and beauty of the Big Island!
MAIN HOUSE LIVING AREA: Large open oceanfront living area includes: KITCHEN: Teakwood and solid granite dream kitchen with all the appliances including separate ice maker, warming drawer, vegetable sink, double ovens, triple stove. LIVING ROOM: Bamboo furniture adds to the tropical feel of the high ceiling open living area which extends out onto the Lanai. There is an area to sit and enjoy the ocean views and the infinity pool, a more private area to engage in conversation, and an entertainment area to enjoy the surround sounds of TV, a movie, or relaxing music. DINING: Enjoy the sunset while sipping Mai Tais on the whale watch tower. Don't forget to look for the 'green flash!' Dine at the six seat bamboo dining table that borders the lanai with open air ocean views, sit for pupus (appetizers) at the granite bar, or take dinner out to one of the ocean side teak tables to enjoy the sound of the dramatic nearby surf while dining under the bright Kona stars. The experience is mystical!
SUITES OF THE HOUSE:
OCEANFRONT MASTER SUITE:(sleeps 2+ in sheer luxury!)
Stunning oceanfront views from all rooms includes: Master Suite: Entire spacious second floor with private outside entry, wrap around lanais, private sitting area overlooking pool and surf, private sitting area overlooking lush gardens, private whale watch tower. The Master Suite is truly spectacular! Master Bedroom: King size hand made Bali Style Coconut Bed with tropical netting and grass roof overlooking the ocean. Sleep to the gentle sound of the Kona surf! Master Study: Teak desk, fax/copy machine, DSL, printer, teak and leather lounge chairs w/TV, wet bar & refrigerator. Scenic ocean views! Master Bath: Exquisite marble throughout w/tropical indoor/outdoor shower, double vanities, teak makeup vanity, separate water closet, and Jacuzzi spa overlooking the crashing surf. Whale Watch Tower: Private nautical spiral stairs take you to a spectacular panoramic lookout of the picturesque Kona Coastline, the waterfront village and the inland volcanoes.
TWO GUEST SUITES: (sleeps 2 in each suite, 4+ Total) Tropical gardens and waterfall views includes: Guest Suites: One separate building with two separate outside private entrances. Makai Bedroom: Banana leaf thatched ceiling with lanai overlooking the tropical gardens and waterfalls. Queen size hand carved teak poster bed with tropical netting, separate sink in-room vanity, closet, cable TV, ceiling fan and sitting area. Mauka Bedroom: Banana leaf thatched ceiling with separate entrance, lanai overlooking the tropical gardens and waterfalls. Queen size hand carved teak poster bed, separate in-room sink vanity, closet, cable TV, ceiling fan and sitting area. Bath: Large all-marble dual-vanity bath with shower, tub, and separate-room watercloset. Shared by both guest rooms (separate entrances).
OHANA STUDIO COTTAGE SUITE: (sleeps 2+)
Private lanai overlooking courtyard gardens and waterfall includes: A separate cottage with high ceilings, its own full kitchen, pass through eating bar, private lanai patio with dining table, full bath, desk, sitting area, closet, cable TV, ceiling fan, and a Queen size hand carved teak four poster bed with tropical netting.Bath: Full tile and teak bath with vanity, tub and shower.
Outside Shower on side of house walkway to beach.
Outside Laundry between guest house and main house.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a tropical home with open air louvered windows---there is no need for air conditioning as the nearly constant ocean trade winds fan a delightful gentle breeze from over the water during the day and from the mountains at night. You'll enjoy the natural tropical feeling!!!
Oceanfront Infinity Pool, 4-Waterfalls, 3-Ponds, Lush Landscape, Private “Jurassic Park” garden
Just steps down the beach path to the crescent shaped White Sand Beach & Lagoon for ocean swimming and snorkeling!
Outdoor Shower, Outdoor Gas BBQ & Outdoor Buffet Table and Sink
Free HIGH SPEED coconut internet!!!
Jaccuzzi Overlooking Kona Surf
Bedroom 1 - Queen Bed
Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed
Bedroom 3 - King Bed
Bedroom 4 - Queen Bed
Others - sleep sofa/futon in Bedroom 1 and 2
Beach Proximity- back yard leads to sandy beach
Nearest Supermarket- less than 5-minute drive to KTA Super Stores
Distance to Airport- about 15-minute drive to Kona International Airport
Atlantis Submarines Kona - less than 5-minute drive
Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area - less than 5-minute drive
Hulihe‘e Palace - less than 5-minute drive
Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm - less than 20-minute drive
This was the perfect vacation home for our recent trip to the Big Island; almost a touch of Bali in Hawaii. Hotels are always a challenging/expensive option when traveling with 20-something kids and their significant others, so we were delighted to find this home. However, when we walked through the private gate into the secluded courtyard and saw the spectacular views and luxurious spaces in the home, everybody looked at each other and said "we may not have to leave all week." The spaces work perfectly for four couples and the kitchen was well equipped (my only complaint is that the outside grill does not work very well, even after the propane tank was replaced) even for a gourmet cook. The landlord is strict but very reliable and responsive. I have already recommended this house to good friends and would happily stay again in the future.
New York, NY, January 2014
I think I can sum up our experience in one word 'fabulous'. It met and exceeded our expectations. Thank you.
Snowbird, Canada, January 2014
My husband, our two sons ages 7 and 8, and my parents all stayed in this wonderful house while in Kona for the week. This is the second house we have stayed in that is located in the Kona Bay Estates and we love itit is private, safe, secluded, yet so close to Ali drive and all the shops, beaches, and restaurants that we could walk or ride our bikes. The pool was perfect for our sons and the tide pools are so close that they would take multiple walks throughout the day back and forth to the pools with their grandfather. The house is immaculate with beautiful views of the coast and one day I even saw a whale outside my bedroom window while lounging in my bed! We kept the windows upstairs open at night and with the provided fans we were very comfortable at night. The layout of the house was great because my parents felt like they were in their own house since they were staying in the guest house located in the front of the main house. We would recommend this house for anyone and will definitely rent again when we go back to Kona!
Family, Dallas, TX, March 2014
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