Elegant luxury home, 20 ac, ocean view


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From $285 / night

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • House

The Kapehu Retreat House is a grand and elegant luxury home on 20 private landscaped acres, with expansive ocean views, 2 streams, and your own private little waterfall.

The location is ideal because of its close proximity to everything you're coming to Hawaii to do and see. Thus it makes the perfect base from which to explore the entire island. You can stay in the same spot for you whole vacation, without having to check out and into different rentals. It's a short drive to all the sights:

The volcanoes national park with its many points of interest (not the least the live volcano!), hiking trails and lava tubes, is a short drive to the south.

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Elegant luxury home, 20 ac, ocean view
Hilo, Hawaii

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Additional Location Information

Only 10 miles or 15 minutes from downtown Hilo, nestled in the lush Hamakua hillside overlooking the ocean. Twenty minutes from Hilo international airport.
The Hilo side of Hawaii is the lush and beautiful side, with streams and waterfalls and botanical gardens at every turn. We have 2 streams and 2 small waterfalls on the Kapehu estate. Five miles away is the spectacular Akaka Falls State Park. There are 2 gorgeous botanical gardens within a few minutes of the Kapehu estate. There are several beautiful swimming beaches within a few minutes drive (less crowded than the Kona beaches), where giant friendly sea turtles will come and swim with you. One of the best snorkeling reefs in the Pacific Ocean is just south-east of Hilo on the eastern point of the island.
In 3/4 hour you can get to Volcanoes National Park, which you'll want to visit several times in order to see many of the sights. (From the Kona side you'd have to drive more than 2 hours to get to Volcanoes Nat'l Park.)
The Hilo side is cooler than the Kona side, because we have the sweet gentle trade winds constantly blowing in from the east. Also, we rarely-to-never get vog (toxic sulfuric acid smoke from the volcano) because the wind blows the vog away from us and toward Kona.
We searched for 8 years to find the very best spot to be in Hawaii. We found it at Kapehu!

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways

Getting There

Nearest airport: Hilo International, 13 miles
Car is essential


Last updated on March 01, 2015
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  • Towels Provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Short breaks allowed (1-4 days)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
Property Features
  • Secure parking space
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean or water views
  • Parking
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Blender
  • Microwave
  • Stove or Oven
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Television
  • Deck
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • 8 Dining chairs
  • 10 Lounge chairs
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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