Aloha, E komo mai (we welcome you).
Twin Dolphin Retreat - Sleeps 1 to 4 - interior is 1,200sq.ft
Location: South Kona Coast, Big Island, Hawaii
This large one bedroom apartment sits on a tranquil acre and has 2 private entrances, 1 queen bed, 2 single beds, fully equipped kitchen, full bathroom, and is decorated in contemporary, Hawaiian and Bali furnishings with modern amenities including WiFi. There is an outdoor lounging area overlooking expansive ocean views.
We have spectacular sunsets, so bring your camera.
The nearest beaches are 10 to 15 minutes away. These three bays are protected marine sanctuaries known as some of the best places to snorkel and scuba dive in the world. Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins frequent these bays.
This quiet retreat is surrounded by tropical botanicals, fruit trees and inspiration.
Go to sleep to the sound of the ocean and awaken to the sound of singing birds.
$85 per night, single occupancy
$125 per night, double occupancy
$160 per night, triple occupancy
$195 per night, for 4 maximum
We are located 30 minutes south of the Kona International Airport. Though this rental feels like it is a secluded oasis, it is only 2 minutes to the nearest grocery store, post office, restaurants.
Your host, Rev. Captain Sheoli Makara, is a known marine naturalist and is expert at respectfully introducing her guests to the dolphins, whales, turtles and a rainbow array of aquatic life.
This property is a smoke free environment.
The accommodation was amazing with very comfortable furnishings and very well equipped . View over the ocean and well located just far enough out of condo-land (30 minute drive) and 15 minuted drive to best snorkeling spots. Sheoli was very welcoming and went out of her way to make us comfortable.
We found Sheoli's place convenient, quiet, clean, and private. The view looking down on the bay was wonderful, especially at sunset. The apartment was huge and very open, way beyond our needs. Funny the bathroom was as far as possible from the bedroom, but you wouldn't even notice that in a smaller place. She lives upstairs at the driveway level and the apartment is downstairs and opens out onto the small backyard. Sheoli was friendly and accommodating and loaned us snorkeling and body boarding gear. She helped us with local advice and arranging SCUBA and dolphin/whale watching. Kitchen was convenient and nicely equipped (except that she is opposed to microwaves). We are happy to recommend Sheoli's place over the big hotels down in Kailua.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Twin Dolphin retreat. Sheoli has created a lovely sanctuary of warmth and aloha. We felt very relaxed and loved the gorgeous ocean view! Sheoli was a wonderful host and we look forward to staying here again.