Hale Nana Kohola (Whale Watch House) Located in the heart of Puako, offers a tropical retreat that showcases the best of Hawaii and is perfect for a romantic getaway or a family vacation. Escape to the sunny Kohala Coast on the Island of Hawaii. Hawaii's perfect year-round weather allows for your endless summer. Puako is one of the sunniest spots in all Hawaii. This tropical paradise meets the blue Pacific ocean. Hale Nana Kohola frames Haleakala, Maui's highest peak directly from the gorgeous lanais across the reflective HEATED infinity swimming pool.
Hale Nana Kohola is located on one of the most unique spots in all of Hawaii!! Puako is a quiet cul-de-sac street about 3 miles long. Puako is only one of two beachfront communities on a not a through street in all of Hawaii. Puako Beach has an old Hawaiian ambiance. Our entire community is a tropical paradise with only one access. There is only a handful of true beachfront vacation rentals in Puako Beach and Hale Nana Kohola ( the whale watch house) is one of the few.
Swim in the 360° infinity salt water heated pool while overlooking the gorgeous lava and coral reef a few feet away.
We offer kayaking, snorkeling and stand-up paddling just steps from the lanai. Most of the equipment is provided when you stay at our luxury vacation home!
You feel thoroughly at home, and completely at your best with every imaginable amenity. Designed to inspire, its beauty and connects you with the surrounding environment.
'Hale Nana Kohola' (the Whale watch House) is over 7000 sq ft under roof of architectural masterpiece on the beach in beautiful Puako. Several lanais to lounge around on when you're not at the beach. Kayaking and snorkeling only steps away in pristine clear coral reefs where Humpback whales come to breed.
Our home offers 2 master suites, 2 guest bedrooms with their own baths, a media room with a bath, an open living, dining and gourmet kitchen area with cathedral ceilings that opens to a huge covered lanai adjacent to the 60' 360 degree infinity pool. Each bedroom, the living and media room, each have a large flat screen TV complete with an advanced audio system that can accept individual IPOD music selections. We provide an IPOD and 2 IPADS loaded music for the enjoyment. Great care was taken with the landscape, creating a beautiful palm tree oasis on the ocean side. This gorgeously designed home is topped off with a 3rd story 'whale watch' retreat that offers 360 degree view.
The swimming pool has direct access from the first floor. For children are not water safe it is recommended that they wear a life vest when in the vicinity of the pool.
Hale Nana Kohola has hosted numerous birthday, anniversary and other family reunions for the past 10 years. Our house is constantly being upgraded and is in pristine condition. The Hawaiian Polynesian design has a couple of thousand square feet of lanais for amazing indoor and outdoor living.
Our media room is equipped with luxury chairs and a full bath for ‘overflow’ guests. All bedrooms and media bedrrom with en-suites bathrooms with Shower.
Great care has been taken with the landscape of our beach house vacation rental, creating a beautiful Hawaiian oasis including a hammock stretched between two palms ocean side. This home is one of the few in Puako with a sandy beach right in front complete with the protected ‘lava reef pools’ for your little ones. The ancient Hawaiians have named one of the pools in front of Hale Nana Kohola the “Queens Bath”.
This gorgeously designed luxury vacation rental home is topped off with a 3rd story “whale watch” retreat that offers 360-degree views across the land and ocean from the sunrise over Mauna Kea to the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. One of the rituals at Hale Nana Kohola is watching the sunset from the chairs on the beach. And amazing sunsets they are!
Enjoy the coral reefs where Humpback whales come to breed and give birth, from December to April. The sea turtles reside year round.
This property is compliant with Hawaii State Legislation (HB2078) for vacation rental accommodation Hawaii Tax TA-003-387-3920-01 And general excise tax GE-003-387-3920-01
Location Type :BeachBeach ViewBeachfrontMonument ViewNear The OceanOcean ViewOceanfrontWaterfront
General :Air ConditioningAlarm ClockBasic SoapsBottled WaterCarportCeiling FansClothes DryerComputer AvailableCovered ParkingFiltered WaterFitness Room / EquipmentFree Long DistanceGarageHair DryerInternetIron & BoardLaundry SoapLinens ProvidedLiving AreaLiving RoomLocal Activities GuideLocal MapsLocal Restaurant GuideMobile PhonePCPaper TowelsParkingParking Off StreetSafeSecure ParkingSecurity SystemShampooSolar Hot WaterSunbedTelephoneToilet PaperTowels ProvidedVacuum SystemWashing MachineWater CoolerWireless Internetfax
Kitchen :BlenderCoffee GrinderCoffee MakerCooking UtensilsDishes & UtensilsDishwasherFreezerGrillIce MakerKitchenetteMicrowaveMini RefrigeratorOvenPantry ItemsRefrigeratorStoveToaster
Bathrooms :5 Bathrooms2 Half Baths
Bedrooms :4 BedroomsSleeps 10
Entertainment :BooksBooks for AdultsCD PlayerDVD PlayerGame RoomGamesMusic LibraryRadioSatellite / CableStereoTelevisionToysVideo Library
Outside :BalconyBarbecueBeach ChairsBeach TowelsBicyclesBinocularsBoatCrow's NestDeck / PatioGolfGolf ClubsKayak / CanoeLanai / GazeboLarge CoolerLawn / GardenOutdoor Entertainment AreaOutdoor GrillOutdoor Grill GasPorch / VerandaSmall CoolerTennisTerraceUnscreened Porch / VerandaWalkway to WaterWater Sports GearWood Deck2 bicycles12 garden chairs6 beach chairs
Suitability :Long-term Renters Welcomesuitable for elderly or infirmwheelchair accessible
Pool :Private Heated Infinity Pool
Near By Attractions :churchescinemasforestsmarinamuseumsrain forestsrestaurantsruinsvolcanowaterfallsIn Front of Pacific oceanReefs
Leisure Activities :beachcombingbird watchingboatingoutlet shoppingpaddle boatingphotographyscenic drivesshoppingsight seeingwalkingwhale watching
Near by Activities :cyclingdeepsea fishingfishingfly fishinggolfhikinghuntingkayakingmountain bikingmountain climbingroller bladingsailingscuba diving or snorkelingsnorkelingsnorkeling/divingsound/bay fishingsurf fishingsurfingswimmingwind-surfing