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Charming Tropical Hideaway, Pool, Hot Tub, Snorkel

30 reviews
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Overview
studio
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Tropical Hideaway is a charming Hawaii-style downstairs studio apartment in a lush garden setting, with ocean and sunset views, plus a chemical-free swimming pool with waterfall and private hot tub. Tropical Hideaway is just a three minute drive from fabulous snorkeling, kayaking, diving and dolphin experiences at Honaunau (Two Step), and close to Kealakekua Bay & Ho'okena Bay. The beautifully landscaped garden is filled with mango, papaya, banana, lilikoi, and other fruit trees and flowers. Pick your own breakfast (some fruits are seasonal) and relax in the back to nature environment or explore the island by day and return to your cozy retreat by night. A private hot tub and outdoor shower (hot and cold water) are on the patio. Explore the awesome beauty of Hawaii's active volcano or the...Tropical Hideaway is a charming Hawaii-style downstairs studio apartment in a lush garden setting, with ocean and sunset views, plus a chemical-free swimming pool with waterfall and private hot tub. Tropical Hideaway is just a three minute drive from fabulous snorkeling, kayaking, diving and dolphin experiences at Honaunau (Two Step), and close to Kealakekua Bay & Ho'okena Bay. The beautifully landscaped garden is filled with mango, papaya, banana, lilikoi, and other fruit trees and flowers. Pick your own breakfast (some fruits are seasonal) and relax in the back to nature environment or explore the island by day and return to your cozy retreat by night. A private hot tub and outdoor shower (hot and cold water) are on the patio. Explore the awesome beauty of Hawaii's active volcano or the upcountry pastures of Parker Ranch and the cowboy country of Waimea--each just a 1.5 hour drive. Tropical Hideaway is located on the west side of the 'Big Island' of Hawaii about 20 miles south of the town of Kailua-Kona, 1 mile off the main island highway near the 'Painted Church,' and 2 miles from the historic 'Place of Refuge' National Park at Honaunau. Rates: Studio $120 per night + tax and $100 cleaning fee for 1-2 persons, 4 night minimum with advance reservation. (Futon couch also available for a child 10+ or third/fourth person, $15/night additional for each person.) We recently purchased a new Serta $1000 Perfect Sleeper bed--not too firm, not too soft, just right! There is a memory foam topper for the futon couch. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

The Tropical Hideaway was a perfect getaway for the last portion of our Hawaii vacation. The property is open to nature (with screens so no bugs) and immediately makes you feel relaxed. The gardens are secluded and private, with access to a pool and a...More

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Dream399264, VR Owner at Charming Tropical Hideaway, Pool, Hot Tub, Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time at Tropical Hideaway in spite of the timing of being here during the hurricane. Our area seems to be protected from the damaging winds, and we only got an...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I really enjoyed Kathleen’s place. She was friendly and hospitable. The place was clean and had everything we needed. The best thing about this place is the location. To step was the most beautiful place to snorkel and I got lucky enough...More

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Management response:Responded 25 August 2018

Thank you, Heidi. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Tropical Hideaway. You are always welcome to come back! Aloha, Kathy

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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Spent an idyllic vacation at Tropical Hideway on our visit to the Big Island. You won’t be near any hotels or condos, you’ll be in a beautiful garden setting with a screened in studio, private hot tub and garden. We went to Two Step snorkeling...More

Thank Lakalu6
Management response:Responded 25 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review. You are always welcome to return! Aloha, Kathy

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Tucked back from the main road, yet close to 3 of the most stunning bays I have ever seen, with easy access to snorkeling, kayaking, bodysurfing...AND I highly recommend you have Kathy (the owner) bring you swimming with the dolphins - truly one of the...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is an absolutely charming, well equipped piece of paradise. The views both from inside and out are the stuff dreams are made of. Forget going to the store; Kathleen kept us well-stocked in fruits from the property. The hot tub right outside the door...More

1  Thank Karen R
About the Owner
Kathleen C
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2011
Interaction with guests
I like to greet my guests when they arrive and show them around. I am available for questions and help, otherwise I give my guests privacy.
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About the neighbourhood
Tropical Hideaway is located on the west side of the 'Big Island' of Hawaii about 20 miles south of the town of Kailua-Kona, 1 mile off the main island highway near the 'Painted Church,' and 2.5 miles from the historic and beautiful 'Place of Refuge' National Park, and Two Step, the best snorkeling on the island, at Honaunau.
Getting around
On the Big Island, you will need a car to get around. The island is big (larger than all of the other islands put together), so to see the most amazing sights, you will need to drive. You might consider splitting your accommodation to the Kona side and the Hilo side (or Volcano) to minimize driving time. Key sights are the many beaches and snorkeling areas, historic and cultural sites, the volcano, botanical gardens, and the incredible beauty of the the island.
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