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“Heaven on earth!”
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Snorkeling with Honu right offshore at Hale Honu, Turtle Cove, Kailua-Kona
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Snorkeling with Honu right offshore at Hale Honu, Turtle Cove, Kailua-Kona
Yes, Hale Honu is right on the ocean! Hale Honu view toward the south from Lanai
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Snorkeling with Honu right offshore at Hale Honu, Turtle Cove, Kailua-Kona
Yes, Hale Honu is right on the ocean!
Hale Honu view toward the south from Lanai
Hale Honu view toward the North from Lanai
Breaching Humpback.  Photo taken from Hale Honu lanai, January 2015
Kitchen, Bamboo Flooring
Kitchen, Bamboo Flooring
Upstairs living room.
Master Bed Room, King Bed facing ocean
Master bathroom, jetted tub
view from master bed
Viewed through the upper floor bedroom windows, the sun sets on another perfect day at Hale Honu
Ground Floor Studio / Suite King Bed
Ground floor studio living room
Kitchen in ground level studio suite
3rd bedroom upstairs.  Head of bed looks to ocean, side looks to Pahoehoe Park next door
Hot Tub at the Ocean's Edge (5-6 person Hot Springs Spa)
This is the beach 300 feet away -Magic Sands is a popular swimming and boogie-boarding beach
View of Turtle Cove from Lanai.  We enter ocean from here
Imagine yourself here without another care in the world!
Hawaiian Sea Turtle ~ 'Honu' ~ in Turtle Cove
Spinner Dolphins putting on a show in Turtle Cove, Hale Honu, January 2015
'Honu' (sea turtle) at Pahoehoe Park 50 feet from house
Honu on Pahoehoe Beach.  Hale Honu is in the back ground
Keiki on beach at Pahoehoe Beach, photo from Hale Honu lanai
Hale Honu Sunset
'Lay aside all earthly cares' here at Hale Honu
Panoramic Sunset over turtle cove
Yoga sessions in Pahoehoe
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii

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Angelina...
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“Heaven on earth!”
Reviewed 27 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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This property was amazing! The hosts have thought of everything. I don't know where to begin...the various deck areas lend themselves to amazing views, regarding of the time of day. We loved watching the sea turtles and colorful tropical fish, which could be seen from all areas of the property. The property is comprised of a downstairs studio, and upstairs living unit. We traveled with 3 teenagers so we thought it might be prudent to rent the entire property, which ended up working for us. This was our first trip to Hawaii, and we can't wait to return...hopefully Hale Honu House will be available as we will definitely return!!!

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Liked best: Offerred all the comforts of home!
Liked least: road noise behind the property
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
28 Mar 2016
Aloha David and Angelina! Mahalo nui loa for choosing Hale Honu. We're happy you loved your first trip to Hawaii and that Hale Honu was a big part of a great vacation for your family, and that our efforts to "think of everything" are recognized and appreciated. Look us us when you come back ~ we plan on keeping this gem in our family In perpetuity!
With warmest aloha ~ Peter and Darla
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James H
Los Angeles, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Island Getaway in Paradise”
Reviewed 26 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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Having just closed our stressful business and retired, my wife and I needed a place to escape, think and rejuvenate as we finally now have the time to actually enjoy life as it is meant to be. Jill found the HALE HONU HOUSE on line and booked a six day stay. To say the property met all of our expectations is an understatement. We went to sleep to the sound of the surf and spent idyllic days and nights in a truly gorgeous very private oceanfront home. While close to the many attractions of Kailua-Kona village, we found great contentment just hanging out in the honeymoon suite with all the windows open or outside in the covered lanai. Our hosts, Peter and Darla, could not have been more attentive to our every need. Thanks to both of you guys for a truly memorable and very relaxing vacation!

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Liked best: Oceanfront location
Liked least: There is nothing not to like
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 January 2015 for a stay in December 2014
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Liked best: View of ocean
Liked least: Can be windy there
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Northern BC
Reviewed 14 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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Would I recommend this holiday rental to my best friend?  
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Management Response
14 Mar 2014
Aloha Rick and Donna,
Mahalo for your choice of Hale Honu and your feedback. We're getting new lanai furniture pads for the upstairs based on your observation. All of the loungers along the sea wall have almost new full length pads.
We purchased new bed linens for Hale Honu in June and October of 2013. We provide a choice of down or foam pillows for every bed at Hale Honu. We'll contact our housekeeper to assess the linen condition as we are not returning to Kona until April.
We own the Hawaiian Oasis Estate Bed and Breakfast in Kona and can always address these kinds of issues at anytime during your stay. We're happy to change out pillows and linens for guests if they are unsatisfied and we know about it.
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DE
Reviewed 21 February 2014 for a stay in January 2014

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