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Kohala Ranch Oceanview (2 rentals)

Kohala Ranch Oceanview (2 rentals)

Accommodations: On the same property, the owners rent out two very nice places: 1-bedroom, 1 bath guest house cottage; and a 2-bedroom apartment w/ hot tub
Cost: $149/night (depending on time of year) + cleaning fee. The 2-bedroom apartment is $186/night (depending on time of year) + cleaning fee.
Website: https://www.vrbo.com/402623 and https://www.vrbo.com/383020
Contact: Deborah and John at (808) 987-0277
Fence:  YES!  Beautifully, fully-fenced grassy yard immediately adjacent to where horses are kept, so keep this in mind!

**Please note that since my review in 2015, it appears that the owner has made some improvements (including adding a hot tub!) to these units, so there may be some slight differences from the photos below.  I believe that the unit featured below has been turned into the 2-bedroom apartment with the hot tub.

My Review: My friends from the mainland stayed here with their Golden Retriever, “Toko,” for 6 weeks in February 2015 and absolutely loved it.  I stopped by one afternoon to check it out and instantly fell in love with the apartment and the Kohala Ranch area.  Horses and cattle roam freely in the area as you drive through the community, so might not be a good place to stay if your dog(s) does not like big animals.  The apartment is downstairs, and the owners live upstairs where their two friendly dogs reside, but it still feels very private and is quiet and tranquil.  Toko enjoyed playing with Deborah and John’s two dogs.  A dog bed is provided, and the rooms, kitchen, bathroom, lanai, and laundry room are cute, immaculate, and in perfect condition.  This place is neat and clean!  Very nice breeze flowing through the apartment, and the ocean view was amazing.  Perfect for an island vacation!  Highly recommend.

Margie checked out the fence while friend Paul pet the neighboring friendly horse.

Margie checked out the fence while friend Paul pet the neighboring friendly horse.

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Margie girl doing a surf check. That’s my girl!

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Outdoor swing on the lanai as well as a patio table with chairs, just perfect for a nice sunset dinner.

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Dog bed provided by the owners of this lovely VRBO.

Dog bed provided by the owners of this lovely VRBO.

Very nice and clean bathroom.

Very nice and clean bathroom.

Excellent quality, full-size washer and dryer is shared with the adjacent unit.

Excellent quality, full-size washer and dryer is shared with the adjacent unit.

Free roaming horses and cattle...The true Hawaii Island paniolo experience!

Free roaming horses and cattle…The true Hawaii Island paniolo experience!

 

2 Comments

  1. The vrbo link does not work for this property. Are they still renting? We need a place to stay for 1-2 nights (July 4th) to get our dog away from the fireworks here in Waikoloa Village and the resorts. He is terrified by them. Thought maybe this property would be good. If you have any other ideas for places away from neighborhood fireworks, I’d appreciate hearing from you

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