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Absolute Ocean cliff Beach House w/ Pool and Spa overlooking Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Space 92 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Absolute Oceanfront Romantic Beach House ..with Spa like Pool and Roof Top Deck!

Aloha from Kehena Beach House!

Precariously perched high on a lush tropical sea cliff amid a mature coconut forest at the ocean's absolute edge stands this extremely private and totally remodeled electrically gated, secure romantic escape for two which was designed with purely indulgent luxury in mind in every gorgeous detail.

The unobstructed panoramic views of Kehena Black sand beach and bay that one can enjoy from the living room, bedroom, kitchen, and both of the covered and uncovered open air oceanfront lanais (decks) coupled with the Tommy Bahama style high end designer furnishings and the 100% Turkish travertine tiled floors that extends to the dramatic upper level lanai with glass railing is guaranteed to leave you in awe.

The privileged guests of Kehena Beach House will be treated to the only private residence in this quaint coastal beach community that has no immediate neighbor on either side and has the only in ground oceanfront pool.

The beach house overlooks the beach to the left and it overlooks the coconut forest and the agricultural half acre parcel that adjoins the beach house to the right. The agricultural parcel is maintained by the developer to grow pineapple, sweet Hawaiian apple bananas, citrus, fragrant flowers and various species of native plants. It is not occupied or accessible, but it incorporates the 6 foot high lava rock walls that encircle the entire compound of which you are the only guests.

Upon your arrival , you will notice that the oceanfront block is secured with 6 foot lava rock walls adorned with a series of elaborate artistic copper gates and matching light fixtures. All were custom designed by famed Honolulu based french sculptor Frederic Zimmer. The entry pillars of the series of gates will be automatically illuminated throughout each evening for your convenience and security. Meticulously maintained professionally landscaped yard with a sprawling lawn that greets you with a large variety of colorful and flowering pleasantly scented tropical fauna as well as a cozy hammock that hangs beneath a pair of coconut trees. A spectacular young banyan tree, for which the island is well known, is a central fixture to the front yard. A private garden of exotic fruit trees and over twenty different varieties of flowering heliconia is situated across the street, caticornered to the beach house. Many of the cut flowers found inside of the beach house are, in fact, grown on site.

There is a large open air deck at the front door where you can enjoy the view of both the magnificent gardens and the rocky blue pacific ocean from the comfortable Thomasville crafted glass top outdoor table with cushioned seating for up to four.

The one thousand square foot beach house features a tropical themed bedroom with a California king bed and a den that views both the pool and the ocean on the lower level. Both rooms access the covered oceanfront lower level lanai through sliding glass doors and directly view the ever-changing seascape of the blue pacific ocean. The bathroom is wrapped in Turkish travertine tile with a glass block shower with a massage feature. The toilet seat is heated and has a built in wash let with both washer and dryer apparatus. A washer and dryer is located adjacent to the bedroom.

Upstairs you will encounter a great room concept with a fully equipped kitchen with all modern stainless steel appliances (refrigerator with ice maker, oven, stove, microwave, dishwasher, disposal), solid granite counter tops. An over sized bistro table capable of seating up to four abuts the kitchen. The living room has 2 large sofas with an ottoman and a large flat screen wall mounted TV with DVD player that can also be viewed from the dining area. Dish network provides access to over 250 channels. WiFi is provided at no extra charge. A private phone line with free unlimited calls to anywhere in the 50 united states is provided. The upper level has designer ceiling fans and a series of sliding glass doors that permit the cooling trade winds to offer excellent cross ventilation.

The two oceanfront decks provide dramatic direct viewing of the roaring pacific ocean which is literally crashing below your feet against the 50 foot rocky sea cliffs. It is also an excellent place to sunbathe in the buff. There is no disturbance of noisy neighbors or traffic on this cul de sac which is Kehena beach estate's most exclusive enclave of private gated absolute oceanfront residences.

The custom in ground oceanfront pool that abuts the beach house can either be accessed directly from the covered oceanfront lower level deck, or from the lava rock style stepping stones that one encounters in the front yard gardens that lead to a gated 6 foot lava rock wall. The lava rock style concrete pool is a work of art unto itself. It is situated within an exotic tropical garden where a variety of fragrant flowering tropical plants such as gardenia, Queen Emma's lily, Tonga taboo and the ever popular Hawaiian Puakenekene flourish. The pool has a keyed entry via an electrically operated canvas cover that promotes the efficiency of the solar powered heated water to the pool when it is not in use. The pool features a Fastlane device by endless pools which provides one with the option to swim in place at one's desired pace at the touch of a button. Additionally, there is an underwater light for night time use of the pool and a poolside switch to turn on the soothing jets. The pool is so private that one can skinny dip in complete privacy and concurrently enjoy the view at the ocean's edge.

It is hoped by the developer of Kehena Beach House that you have been provided with a helpful and accurate portrayal of what precisely you might encounter if you elect to visit here at this splendid one of a kind honeymooner's delight. We look forward to assisting you in enjoying a most memorable , relaxing, yet adventurous visit to one of the world's most intriguing and scenic land and sea scapes and are confident of your return patronage and referral to your friends, family, acquaintances and colleagues.

Mahalo nui loa (many thanks)

* We are a Licensed Vacation Rental in the State of Hawaii*

TA-212-7056-01 GE-212-791-01

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Iliahi

We manage this beautiful cliff house for our good friend and neighbor of many years. We love Hosting Guest from all over the world. Aloha and E Komo Mai!

Why Iliahi chose Pahoa

The owner wanted to offer this amazing home right on the cliff. The House captures the amazing views from almost every room and it even overlooking Kehena Black Sand Beach home to spinner dolphins and humpback whales in winter months! The East side of Hawaii captures amazing sunrises and constant trade winds.

What makes this house unique

Located on the Puna Coast with its lush beauty and closeness to the ocean. Roof Top Deck, Heated & Jetted Pool. This property is gated and very Private!

Guestbook comments from the manager

An unbelievable view and a very luxurious house where we could relax and unwind. The grounds and tropical gardens are beautiful. My wife and I absolutely love this place. Sitting on the deck and looking out at the ocean, seeing Spinner dolphins playing in the bay, was an amazing experience. The nearby lava fields and flows were spectacular. Love the black sand beach. We were very well taken care of, and everything about our stay was delightful. Can't wait to come back.
Mar 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Kehena Beach Estates, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Parking outside of gate only
  • Wash dishes before departing and throw out trash in outside bin.
  • No late check outs
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet , outdoor shower
  • The bathroom is wrapped in Turkish travertine tile with a glass block shower with a massage feature. The toilet seat is heated and has a built in washlet with both washer and dryer apparatus. A washer and dryer is located adjacent to the bedroom.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Beach House features a tropical themed bedroom with a California King bed and a den that views both the pool and the ocean on the lower level. Both rooms access the covered oceanfront lower level lanai through sliding glass doors and directly view the ever-changing seascape of the blue Pacific Ocean.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Oceanfront, Tropical gardens, Hammock, Endless Pool, Loungers, Table and Chairs and Outdoor Shower.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

Absolute Ocean cliff Beach House w/ Pool and Spa overlooking Beach!
average rating of 4.783784 based on 39 reviews
Visalia, Ca


  • 5 of 5

The Kehena beach house such a perfect place that we didn't want to leave for any excursions. Every deck has an amazing view of the ocean; even the heated pool has a view of the ocean. The interior of the home is beautiful and comfortable. This was our Babymoon, so a perfect place before we start a new life with child rearing. We will definitely come back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A BIG mahalo to you both, we cannot wait to have guys come back next year and see your beautiful Ohana! A Hui Ho! ( Until we meet again!) With our warmest aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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Anchorage, Alaska

Like a dream

  • 5 of 5

There aren't enough words to describe the beauty of this property. The views are magical, with tropical forest and ocean cliffs beside and below you. You can hear the ocean waves crashing from anywhere in the house, and going to sleep/waking up to the sounds of the ocean isn't something we'll ever forget. It's also very secluded - no traffic sounds, no people walking around the property - just you and the sounds of the ocean (and frogs at night). The pool was the perfect place to cool off, and if you want ocean access Kehena Beach (black sand) is within walking distance. I would highly recommend this location to anyone looking for a beautiful, peaceful and private escape. It was very difficult to pack our bags and return home. We hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A Big Mahalo Nui Loa Mikal fpr such an amazing review! You both will be sooo missed, we hope to see you again soon, A Hui Ho! With our warmest aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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New York

Wake up to the sound of the ocean

  • 5 of 5

We we're greeted with such aloha and warmth upon arriving on New Years Eve. Our first impression was pretty magical. All the windows and doors were open and the sound of the ocean crashing against the cliff face completely filled the home. We arrived in the evening after a long flight and fell asleep peacefully to the sound of the ocean. Its loud and powerful, but so peaceful. The next morning we got to see the space in daylight, and it's. all. about. the. view. The home is furnished nicely. All the appliances are standard and worked. The bathroom is nice enough. The kitchen was nice and seemed like it would’ve been good to cook in, but we didn’t. The couches are plush and comfy, though we didn’t really sit in them. The TV was nice and there was cable, but we didn't watch anything. The place feels like a nice solid, well considered, beach home. Don't expect the St. Regis, it's much homier. It’s pretty much just as the pictures depict it. But the interior pales in comparison to the exterior, because we spent the majority of our time sitting on the balcony staring out at the ocean, watching whales go by (thanks for the heads-up Tim!), watching waves break onto the cliff, and watching every sunset and sunrise. Again, its magical. The pool was awesome and heated and made for some really wonderful morning and evening dips. The place is surrounded by tropical foliage and feels private and nestled away from everything, but it’s also not far from the town of Pahoa, which is a short drive away and there are a few great restaurants and stores. We went to the Thai restaurant twice which was excellent, and checked out all the swimming spots along the red road. Champagne ponds was our favorite. Kehena beach is a 5 minute walk away and we went pretty much everyday. Tim and Iliahi were great hosts. They were on-hand anytime we needed anything. The binder of “stuff to do” is very comprehensive. There’s no doubt in my mind that we’ll be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Nui Loa to you both for such a wonderful review! It was our pleasure Hosting you and both and we are so happy you felt like home and enjoyed the wonderful beauty of the Villa and Kehena! We hope to have you back again soon. A Hui Ho! With our warmest aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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10 stars

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot say how wonderful it was

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Nui loa for such wonderful review and giving 10 stars! You guys are great We cannot wait to see you both again soon! A Hui Ho! With much aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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Amazing Location

  • 3 of 5

This was the best place to choose from. The views were amazing and the house very nice. There were a few problems, we didn't know it was off the grid and my husband was unable to make long distance calls from his cell which he needs for his business. It also smelled strongly of mildew. We know this is the nature of living in the tropics but it affected our stay. Not having air conditioning was tough, it was extremely hot. It's hard giving a review, because it's amazing beautiful. 360 degree views. I guess from the other raving reviews thougj, we were expecting a better all around experience. There are no signs saying Kehena anywhere on the road. Just want to warm others of these things....

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I don't really know what to say other than... Did you really stay here? This property is NOT "Off-Grid" and there is not any ANY cell signal (unless Wifi calling is done). Strong mildew smell??? You really didn't stay here as any smell would be from the ocean spray or "Salt Air" from the crashing waves. This property has DishTV, Wifi, In-ground Pool, Electric BBQ grill & Free Long Distance to ALL neighboring Islands and the Mainland US! Unless you used your cell providers WiFi Calling feature, your cell phone would not have worked here! The property is right on the ocean cliff and get's constant trade winds. You must have either had ALL the windows closed or you didn't stay at this property. We have not had ANY guests contact us regarding the concerns you expressed, as we live next door it would have been easy to contact us. That is why I think you have our property confused with a different property. Mahalo
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Absolute waterfront

  • 5 of 5

Back home in Baltimore it is already hard to believe that this place is real. perched right at the edge of the lava cliffs it has great panaramic views from the bedroom, the great room, and all four lanais. Kehena beach is also part of the view and is also just a five minute walk. Although there are other homes in the area, it is also extremely private while still being very close to Red Road. A really nice stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A Big mahalo nui loa for such an amazing review! We really do appreciate it. We hope you come back and see us again soon. A Hui Ho! With much aloha, Tim and Iliahi
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Hilo International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Uncle Robert's
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Hilo Municipal
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
Hwy 137
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Kalapana Village Cafe
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Kehena Beach
Car: necessary

Absolute Oceanfront 300 ft from Kehena Black Sand Beach,

We are only 2 miles from Kalapana home to Uncle Robert's Awa Bar with live entertainment Wed. and Fri. nights and Farmers Market, it also features a small corner store, restaurant and even a forming Black Sand Beach.

Other sites.. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 50 min drive, Ahalanui Park, Oceanside tropical lagoon for swimming, geothermally heated (15 minute drive), Kalapana, Lava hiking and resturant and local entertainment (10 minute drive), Mackenzie State Park, Spectacular oceanside park, incredible coastal views within ironwood forest (15 minute drive), Isaac Hale Beach Park, Surfing and boat launch (15 minute drive), Lava Tree State Park, Ghostly lava formations in jungle setting (20 minute drive), Superb Snorkeling nearby at Kapoho tide pools, Kalani Honua Retreat, Restaurant, cafe, Hula classes, massage, and more (5 minute drive)Pahoa (20 minute drive), Offers dining, full-service grocery, health food, fast-food, gas, and other amenities, Hilo (40 minute drive), Hilo Bay, Akaka Falls, Rainbow Falls , Downtown Hilo, Hilo Botanical Gardens, Waipio Valley, Sacred Mauna Kea and more of the East side of the Big Island are only a 45 to 1 hour away!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Kehena Beach Estates, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Clean Fee A$268.42
Property Damage Protection A$79.18
Tax Rate 13.42%

Maximum Guest 2, no children allowed , no events allowed, no pets, no smoking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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