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Beautiful Ocean View Home in the Blue Hole

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,165 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

2 bedroom 3 bath 2165 sqft ocean veiw home with gourmet kitchen and huge bar.

Beautiful 2 master suite, 3 bathroom home. 350 feet off the Pacific. Located in the "Blue Hole" on the east side of the Big Island in Hawaii. A very special area which gets more sunshine and less rain.

Enjoy the spectacular ocean view and wonderful trade wind breezes on the huge lanai. Have fun entertaining at the granite Tiki Bar. Relax at the end of the day in the two person Jacuzzi tub. Sun yourself on the back privacy deck/garden. Walk two blocks down to an ocean front park and watch the turtles playing in the surf.

This location puts you near to many of the Big Island's best features: Volcano National Park, best snorkeling, tidal pools, Maku'u market, Hilo town, Botanical Gardens, many waterfalls and much more.

More Details

Property Manager
Bill and Marie Atwell
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks Finnish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
14 March, 2018

About Bill and Marie Atwell

We fell in love with the Big Island when our daughter went to school at the University of Hawaii in Hilo. The diverse terrain reminded us of many of the places that we've lived in the past. We live in Idaho and driving through lava fields reminds us of Craters of the Moon in Idaho. The Waimea area could be the rolling plains of central and northern California or the oak trees of Michigan.

Bill and Marie Atwell purchased this house in 2016

Why Bill and Marie Atwell chose Keaau

We stayed in this area for a week in 2014 and decided this was the perfect spot. It didn't get its nickname, Blue Hole, by accident. It can be a hard rain in Hilo or just 4 miles up the road, and it is sunny at our house by the ocean.

This place does not just have the view of the ocean, it has the "feel" of the ocean. You can sit down by the ocean and feel the spray from the waves, and you're close enough to the water that you can see the turtles playing and the whales breaching in the winter.

Don't miss the star gazing on those clear nights. The Milky Way is spectacular! It is second only to the Grand Canyon.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Keaau in the Puna District

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2165 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master Suite 2 Bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master Suite 1 Bathroom with outdoor privacy deck
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Suite 1
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Suite 2
    Family Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Full Sleeper Sofa
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen Futon
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Beautiful Ocean View Home in the Blue Hole
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

So homey and comfy.

  • 5 of 5

I cant say enough good things about this vacation home. Its a beautiful home and so comfy. We just loved coming back to it every afternoon and waking up and having our coffee on the lanai watching the waves crash against the shore just across the street. I couldnt believe how well stocked the cupboards were and that was refreshing to not have to buy every single thing for our stay. I suggest checking out the place before shopping. They provided chairs you could take to the beach and a cooler that came in very handy for those on a budget or someone who likes picnics. I bought a couple boogy boards that we left for the next renter to enjoy. This place was amazing. Great big thanks to Bill and Marie Atwell.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kernersville, nc

Nice And quiet location. It’s everyrhing we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

The house is clean and spacious. I would recommend to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Such a cute home with everything you need to feel at home. Go to sleep to the sounds of the surf and coqui frogs and wake up to the sounds of surf and a rooster! Private setting.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC

Perfect Hawaiian house in a beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 9 days at the Blue Hole. It was an amazing stay! We were a young couple with 2 kids (8 months and 2 1/2 years old) and Grand-ma. Lots of room for everyone! Long strolls with ocean views, magnificent vegetation... Beds are kind of firm and were uncomfortable for us, but apart from that, all furniture is new and very nice! Full kitchen, nice family room, 3 fully functional bathrooms, washer-drier.... No AC but many fans and at night it got COLD so we were very comfortable.

Most negative was the distance from everything. 10-15 minutes from Pahoa, but everything else is at least 20-30 minutes drive. We didn't think about it and regretted it with the kids, but a group with older ones or adults would be okay. Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tolles großes und modernes Haus

  • 5 of 5

Da Haus besitzt 3 (!) tolle Bäder (eins mit Whirlwanne, eins mit angegliedertem blicksicherem Aussenbereich) und 2 Schlafzimmer, sowie einen riesigen Wohnraum mit offener Küche. Die Küchenausstattung ist hervorragend. Die Terrasse ist schön groß. Der Garten ist (noch?) nicht bepflanzt und mit rotem Kiesel ausgestreut.

Der sehr felsige Strand ist in wenigen Minuten zu Fuß zu erreichen, aber nicht zum Baden geeignet. Dafür kann man wunderbar die Schildkröten in der Brandung beobachten.

Die Sehenswürdigkeiten auf dieser Inselseite, z. B. Der Volcanos National Park sind alle sehr gut zu erreichen. Das Haus ist in Top - Zustand und sehr neu. Sehr sauber und gepflegt. Wir würden es jederzeit wieder mieten.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

My friends and my family love the place. Very comfortable. There are actually three full bathrooms to use.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Hilo International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Tidal pools 500 ft
Car: necessary

Lava viewing is a must-do activity for your vacation. Less than 25 miles from our house Kilauea volcano is actively erupting. Hawaii wouldn’t exist if it were not for the continuous volcanic activity that created all the islands in the state. Seeing this happening in “real-time” is guaranteed to be an awe-inspiring experience.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £108.31
Damage Deposit £216.63

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.