Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

Rent 1 room for $150/night or entire 4 bedroom house for $500/night.

The space

You walk into Dolphin Spirit House and are greeted with a breath taking view of Kealakekua Bay. This house is surrounded by beautiful tropical landscaping, designed by an award winning landscaper. The visual feast includes colorful, fragrant flowers and fruiting trees.

You wake up in the morning to the sound of the birds singing and look out over the bay into the beautiful, healing waters and often times see the spinner dolphins frolicking. In the winter, you can also see whales breaching or guiding their calves in migration. In the evening you can enjoy the magnificent sunsets from the big, comfortable lanai, and fall asleep to the sound of the ocean at night.

You feel as if you have entered a tranquil, spiritual retreat, because the owners of this house lived in an Ashram for thirty years and build it with sacred geometry and fung shui. It is quiet and peaceful, comfortable and homey with everything you would need to feel at home, away from home. This is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy paradise.

Just minutes to world-class water activities such as snorkeling, diving, kayaking, stand-up paddle board, surfing and swimming. Every day the ocean is different, you never know which of your marine friends will show up to play; dolphins, manta rays, turtles, awesome colorful fish, octopus and more!
Each room has a view of the ocean and a ceiling light and fan. All rooms come equipped with natural air conditioning courtesy of ocean breezes, and accommodate 1 to 2 guests. The 2 ground level rooms share a western style bathroom with granite vanity and a privacy enclosed open air showers. The upstairs room has it’s own half bath
Access to a well-equipped kitchen, toaster, blender, full size fridge, five burner stove, gas barbecue, dishwasher, [everything you need for cooking in paradise] internet, cable TV, iPod/mp3 compatible stereo in the main room, washer/dryer. Large wooden table on the lanai for meals. The entire property is on reliable solar power.
A close drive to local kine restaurants, fine dining, grocery market, weekend Green Market, shops and galleries. Kailua-Kona is 20 miles away, 5 miles to Pu`uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, 2 miles to Keei Beach, an easy (one road) drive to Volcano National Park, which takes about 2 hours. The ‘King’s Trail’ and other hikes are a short drive away and easy access. 6 miles to Paleakalu Peace Gardens where guests can take yoga classes or we have mats available for yoga on the lanai with the view. Ten miles to Ho’okena Beach and Mamalohoa Hot Tubs and Massage are about a 10 minute drive away, or have a massage therapist visit you in-home.
The house has games like scrabble and various board games, cards and puzzles.
The GPS on your phone will give you the wrong directions towards the end. Once we have agreed, I will email you correct directions. Please use them.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $80
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM

We don't really have house rules, just respect the place and be nice to the cat.



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1 night minimum stay

18 Reviews

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Patty User Profile
May 2016
There aren't enough words that can describe this place. It's absolutely beautiful. Swarn is an amazing person that opened up her arms to welcome us into her paradise (home). It was an escape from the busyness of the world.

Aaron User Profile
February 2016
The view was truly beautiful and sweeping, and the house takes full advantage of it. Also, the interior space is grand with beautiful furniture. My brother and I very much enjoyed our stay, along with delicious fruit and banana bread.

Iberia User Profile
December 2015
Best stay ever on Big Island! The place was exactly as described - lovely rooms, amazing view of the bay, and extremely kind hosts. The lanai was nice for stargazing and yoga! My friend and I really liked Swarn's banana bread and Marlein and Andy were warm and welcoming. Thank you, would definitely stay here again!

Annelyse User Profile
September 2014
The house of Swarn is trully beautiful, and the view breathtaking! The place is well located, close to the bay for swimming and to the grocery shops. We didn't meet Swarn but her friends took really good care of us! Thanks Swarn (and Marlien and Andy).

Jahn User Profile
March 2014
Swarn's place is amazing; a nice tranquil outcropping on a lovely rise above a breath taking view of Kealakekua bay; a few minutes drive from some of the best snorkeling on the Big Island. Had a great stay; Heather was a gracious host and took care of every imaginable need. Found some really great places to eat nearby, not including the yummy fruit hanging on the trees in the backyard. Overall great stay. Greatest way imaginable to kickoff my stay on the Big Island! Two tips: one, download a map before you drive there, my gps was going haywire and two, mosquito repellent; my blood doesn't seem appealing to the buggers, so it's not a personal concern, but I did see quite a few at the beach nearby. Aloha!

Johan User Profile
February 2014
We truly enjoyed our visit at Swarns faboulus house. We are still on the Hawaian Islands, but I am quite shure our best days of our holliday was at Kealakekus bay. Waking up with a faboulus view and take a morning swim with the dolpins really sets the mood for the day. Highly recomended.

Lauren User Profile
February 2014
We really enjoyed our time here! Swarn was a very welcoming host and the home is great. We cooked in the well-stocked kitchen one evening, enjoyed the outdoor shower, and of course, the views from the lanai were unforgettable!

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States · Joined in June 2012
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