“Vacation made perfect by dream house!” This is a gem of a house. It you want a vacation where you get away from it all but still be fairly close to the major sights, then this is the place for you. While there, we went zip lining, took an open doors helicopter tour of the volcano, drove up to the observatory, and visited numerous places suggested in the book the owners have made. The small town close by has four or five great restaurants to choose from. There is nothing quite like falling asleep to the sounds of the waves or coming "home” and having a swim and jacuzzi. I've even video taped the waves so that I can imagine myself back there on those stressful real life days! The owners have really thought of everything to make your stay hassle free and were a pleasure to communicate and deal with. I'm saving to get back there as soon as I can!
“Fantastic home with views” We loved the Whale House. The views were spectacular. The house was huge and very clean. It was convenient to all our activities and very affordable. I would highly recommend the Whale House for anyone visiting the Big Island!
“Be one with the rainforest!! Elegant simplicity.” We stayed at the Rainforest house during our first trip to Hawaii. After a week on the dry Kailua - Kona side of the island, what a change to enter the green lush fertile rainforest on the Hilo side! This gorgeous cottage lets you be a part of the rainforest -- the windows in the spacious living room are all screen, so you really feel like you're sleeping right in the forest (but with less mosquitoes)! The night sounds are wonderful! A great place for imagination and creativity. The bedroom was elegant and beautifully furnished, and the teenagers just loved the outdoor shower! The hosts are excellent guides with many unique suggestions for the area. We would definitely stay here longer next time! Close to beaches, volcano, waterfalls, farmer's markets!