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Beautiful Vacation Home--Ocean Views--So Close to K Bay! Special Summer Rate!

Bedrooms 3
Space 232 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

At Kealakekua Bay! A Lovely Hawaiian Style Home w/3 bedrooms and 3 baths!

Manini Point House is a very comfortable Hawaiian style home, just a 2-minute walk to Kealakekua Bay to swim and snorkel or just relax while taking in a Hawaiian sunset. This is the perfect location to enjoy Hawaii Island with family and friends as you walk around this historic location, jog to local beaches, kayak to Captain Cook monument, swim with dolphins, paddle board, and enjoy Manini Beach Park all without jumping in your car.

Here are some of the special features you will love about this very beautiful vacation home:

Gorgeous ocean views!

Spinner dolphins

Small village location--Off the beaten path--enjoy real Hawaii!

An easy 2-minute walk to Manini Beach Park, excellent for children as well as adults

The large gourmet kitchen with all the tools

Welcome gift with local fruit and Kona coffee!

A very comfortable lanai for reading and relaxing

The Bali Hut for contemplative moments

Natural wood floors and stone counters--a feeling of comfortable luxury

Spacious bedrooms and bathrooms

Screened in home with open lanai for dining

Landscape, mountains or ocean view from each room

Outdoor grill

WIFI in every room

Outdoor shower

Ping pong table

Friendly concierge to help you make plans

Historic Captain Cook monument in the distance

Excellent restaurants nearby--best burgers, gelato ice cream!

Wonderful super market just 15 minutes away

Farmers' Market on Sundays, just 15 minutes away

Sleep to the sound of the surf & awake to tropical birds

Lovely Ocean breeze

Hawaiian sunsets from your balcony

Complimentary Organic Farm Tour just minutes away

Sit at the lovely koa wood bar or open the pocket doors and combine the living room with the outdoor lanai and grill for a delicious cooking and dining experience. Take a moment to enjoy the Bali Hut and backyard and stretch out, relax. You will be greeted with a selection of seasonal locally grown Hawaiian fruits and Konacopia Farm Coffee, a gift to you from your hosts. Guests of Manini Point House are invited to take a complimentary tour of Konacopia Farm, your hosts' Organic Coffee and Mango Farm. Don't miss it!

Each bedroom has a comfortable queen-size bed and full bath. Island furniture and artwork compliment the rooms. Lounge on the upstairs suite balcony and enjoy the sound of the surf and watch the shimmering Hawaiian sunsets over the ocean or take a walk to the shoreline at sunset.

Kealakekua Bay is a marine sanctuary, home to spinner dolphins, beautiful fish and coral reefs and a resting spot for winter migrating whales. Try a paddle board on K Bay, hike to Captain Cook Monument or take a kayaking tour to snorkel and see unusual fish, coral reefs and perhaps swim with the dolphins!

Manini Point House's location offers so much without driving in your car. The guest book and our concierge will provide plenty of local know how and activities to fill your days. Take a quick morning dip at the bay, stroll through historic sites including Napoopoo Beach Park, or walk to Keei Beach--a locals favorite surfing spot with a beautiful white sandy beach. Just 4 miles away is Puuhonua 'O Honaunau, Hawaii's National Park treasure that is filled with legends of Old Hawaii. The park offers walking tours, hiking trails along the coast as well as picnic grounds. Two Step, adjacent to Hawaii's National Park, is a favorite swimming & snorkeling spot with a little beach for children.

Enjoy a 2-hour drive to Volcano National Park. See the lava activity at Halemaʻumaʻu crater or Kalapana. Enjoy Green Sands Beach and South Point along the way.You will love the proximity as you visit the beautiful places around Hawaii Island.

Arrange for a massage upon your return via a phone call. Visit postings in the guest book.

A real Hawaiian experience--this little village as well as the Big Island is a mix of local Hawaiian families and folks from around the world.

Manini Point House--a lovely vacation home. Listen to the surf and feel the gentle ocean breeze. You will be glad you did.

More Details

Elizabeth Kilpatrick
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 2017

About Elizabeth Kilpatrick

Steve and Elizabeth built Manini Point House in 2005 because "We love the Big Island and wanted to build a home where couples and families can relax and enjoy precious moments together and know that they are in paradise. Our extended family often visits us in Hawaii and they look forward to their stay at Manini Point House. We live on Konacopia Farm about 10 minutes away, and are happy to take our Manini Point House guests on a tour of this special Organic Farm.

Elizabeth Kilpatrick purchased this house in 2005

Why Elizabeth Kilpatrick chose Kona Coast

Manini Point House is just 200' from lovely Manini Beach at Kealakekua Bay. K Bay and the surrounding area is a Hawaiian treasure. Manini Point House is located in a little village community and the neighborhood gives you an opportunity to visit with friendly local people as well as folks visiting from around the world. Learn about the Hawaiian culture while visiting historical sites including Puuhonua O Honaunau, Hawaii's National Park, just 4 miles away. If you are looking for an alternative to a generic resort for your holiday, Manini Point House offers the opportunity for an authentic Hawaiian experience in a beautiful part of the Big Island. At Kealakekua Bay, you will be snorkeling and swimming with reef fish, dolphins, and seasonal whales. Take a kayak tour across K Bay to Captain Cook monument. Manini Beach is a relaxing, very special place to spend quality time alone, or with family and friends. Manini Point House at Kealakekua Bay is a place to relax, enjoy and remember, and know that you made the right choice.

What makes this house unique

This open, beautiful home has a large gourmet kitchen and lanai so families can cook together. Everyone will want to sit down to a meal on the lanai. The outside and inside join together. Enjoy the Bali Hut for a few contemplative moments and the outdoor shower after a day at the beach. Care for a game of pingpong?


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Captain Cook, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • City Centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • - outdoor shower
    Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , walk in shower with two shower heads
    Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower
  • The upstairs master suite bathroom has a walk in shower with two individual shower heads and a bench, lovely for two! There are 2 additional bathrooms on the main floor, each with shower/tub combination , conveniently located next to the 2 bedrooms on the main floor. You will love the outdoor shower to rinse off after a day at the beach, where you can hang wet towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom - 1 large double bed
  • Maximum occupancy for adults is 6 with our three queen size beds. We offer a camp cot or a pack n play for our guests with a small child.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Take a walk to the beach in the morning for a swim; plan for a sunset picnic at Manini Beach or just grab a drink and walk out to the point to take in the sunset. Enjoy your Outdoor Shower after a swim in K Bay. Keep in touch with your friends and family with WiFi Internet Access throughout the house and on the lanai. Plan a kayak tour, rent a paddle board or take a stroll to historic spots at Kealakekua Bay. Play a game of Ping Pong! Enjoy an Organic farm tour, compliments of your hosts. Seasonal delicious Mangos and Kona Coffee our available for you upon your arrival, as well as other local fruit, also compliments of your hosts. Steve and Elizabeth are happy to answer any questions regarding the best local restaurants and markets, and can fix anything if needed!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(38 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Vacation Home--Ocean Views--So Close to K Bay! Special Summer Rate!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 38 reviews

Beautiful house minutes from ocean beach

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation with all of the amenities. Loved the Lanai for casual evening conversations or afternoon reading. Close to great local restaurants and local organic farm experiences.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We loved meeting you and hope to see you back at Manini Point House here on Hawaii Island! Steve and Elizabeth
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Manini House is the Best

  • 5 of 5

Manini House was perfect. A beautiful home with quick access to the water. I highly recommend this home for anyone who wants to enjoy the peaceful coastline away from the tourist areas. Kailua-Kona is close-by to Manini House but without being in some crowded, cookie-cutter resort. The house is well equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable and very special. The constant sound of waves crashing on the shore is very calming. within walking distance you can rent kayaks and we saw both whales and spinner dolphins in the bay. Our stay was absolutely perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Thank you so much for your very positive review of our property here at Kealakekua Bay. It truly is a wonderful community and Manini Beach Park is a brief 2 minute walk away to enter the bay, or to picnic or just relax and enjoy the beautiful view of Kealakekua Bay, the mountain pali, a Hawaiian sunset and Captain Cook monument. Mother nature in the form of this beautiful Hawaii Island and the Pacific Ocean with fish, cora reefs, dolphins and whales in season make it one of the most impressive places in paradise.
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Beautiful house with friendly and helpful hosts

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here for a week, with two couples and a two-year-old. The house was lovely and very comfortable. We spent most of our time on the generous lanai. Elizabeth and Steve were excellent hosts and very responsive.

We had the bad luck to arrive during a period of high surf on the Kona coast and weren't able to enjoy the water as much as we'd hoped to, but we still had a great time.

Tip: the upstairs master bedroom can get pretty warm. We discovered that opening the blinds and the balcony door to let the breeze through worked better than trying to keep the sun out. Likewise, downstairs, we mostly kept the glass doors and all the windows open with just the screen doors to the lanai closed to keep the critters out.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Real Treat in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We are frequent visitors to the Big Island and we always try to stay at this gorgeous home with 360 degree panoramic views of the mountains and the ocean! We love waking up each morning to the sunrise, the songs of the birds, the tropical breezes, and the sounds of local neighborhood activity. We especially enjoy spending time on the lanai - morning, day or night! - kayaking and paddle boarding out on Kealakekua Bay, and walking down to Manini Beach nearby to swim, snorkel, and/or read in the serene little park. This home is a great place to retreat to get some real R&R.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This place is heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

The worst part of this beautiful vacation home was having to leave. The location is perfect for a beachy get away, the home itself is beautiful and comfortable (Thank God the beach was so gorgeous and close by otherwise I'm not sure we would have left the big beautiful front porch). The hosts were so thoughtful and went out of their way to ensure we had a great stay. I can't wait to get back here and highly recommend this home.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this very thoughtful review. It makes us so happy when our guests are pleased with their stay at Manini Point House. We look forward to seeing you again in March! Happy holidays!
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Before booking I suggest u have a local representative provide insight realtime feedback

  • 2 of 5

House was built as a rental property and has 4 showers 3 bed and bathrooms a nice large kitchen and hardwood floors other than that please see below

Property photos are deceiving and we're taken from neighbors property when landscaping was manicured low. The postage stamp size property photos were taken from vantage points to create the illusion of privacy. Please know privacy is not possible at this property.


NO AC in this house which leads to limited air flow so it is very uncomfortable at times between 10am and 10pm

Neighbors are friendly if engaged correctly but openly dislike the owners and are initially very leary of their guests they are also very concerned about trespassing due to previous bad experiences with guests.

Neighbors are 3rd generation locals and the vista from the house to the neighbors property is EXTREMELY unsightly with several tarp coverings used for outdoor living space also lots of dogs and cats with regular outdoor living, music and family activity starting at 9am until 10pm daily.

If the property was as it seems in the pictures it would be very nice with AC and or significant fans being installed and water views but as it is this is not a property I would stay at again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Big Island of Hawaii has temperatures in the 80's. Manini Point House' guests enjoy a lovely ocean breeze and fans in every room in this well-insulated home. There are many windows to enjoy the ocean breeze. Between our neighborhood properties, we have a bamboo fence and flowers and this home is quite private. It is a caring safe neighborhood. Manini Point House is just a 2 minute walk from Kealakekua Bay and Manini Beach, one of the loveliest places on the Hawaiian Islands. The proximity of Manini Point House to K Bay and Manini Beach is so convenient to take a swim, kayak to Captain Cook monument or just relax and enjoy the peaceful setting and the views of the monument and the mountain pali. We welcome suggestions from all of our guests in order to make this home even more beautiful and comfortable for your stay in paradise.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Kona Airport--30 to 45 minute drive
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Highway 11--Belt Highway
Car: necessary

There is plenty to do on the Big Island! You will love learning about Hawaiian culture by visiting Puuhonua O Honaunau, one of the many historical sites with hiking trails and a gorgeous picnic area, or hiking to Captain Cook monument. What can be more enjoyable than swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving, or horseback riding in Waimea or golfing in Kailua Kona, charter fishing, shopping for local organic produce at Farmers' Markets? Visit Volcano National Park, see the waterfalls on the windward side, hike on green and black sands beaches at South Point. Visit Mauna Kea observatory. Zipline in Hawi or Hilo! Take a walk on the wild side with a helicopter view of the Volcano flows, waterfalls, snow on Mauna Kea, undeveloped landscape--the Big Island's gorgeous scenery! Or relax at Manini Point House, sip a cup of organic Kona coffee and walk to the bay for a swim with the dolphins! You will know that you are in Paradise!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in the Captain Cook, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season
1 Apr 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer Season Special
2 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall Season
6 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter Season
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$804.05
Cleaning A$335.02
Tax Rate 13.41%

Additional Guests: Add $30 per night for each additional guest
Cancellation policy: A reservation may be canceled by notice to us in writing at least 60 days prior to arrival.
Vacation Rental Agreement: A rental agreement will be sent via email by the owner to you. Please fill out and return this rental agreement to the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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