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Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia

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250 Lokahi Road, Box 185, Kapaau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96755
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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking to be reinvigorated or to find serenity and focus, or to simply reconnect with yourself or others, this is the perfect place. It's quiet and beautifully kept, hidden away from the noise and distractions of city life. The yerts were lovely to stay in and I can't say enough about the serenity pool. The staff were kind... More 

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Thank ldthomas2015
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

The nature will enchant you with aroma of blooming trees, beauty of exotic plants and purity of the island air. It's a wonderful place to escape busy civilization and to enjoy the organic environment. Thank you for a wonderful time!

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Thank onesinmay
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

I came here just after Christmas and did the five day return to self retreat. The place is just amazing! The room was so comfortable and the bathtub was huge. My favorite activity was sitting in the hot tub at night and watching the stars. Spectacular! I had daily yoga and meditation and wonderful spa treatments. The food was outstanding... More 

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Thank Kellye M
Denver, Colorado
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Oh what a wonderful trip! The grounds are truly spectacular and the sound of waves on the rocks below follows you throughout the property. We saw whales nearly every morning before a delicious, fresh breakfast of food grown on the property. The massages and yoga were fantastic. I am a yoga instructor and appreciated Maya's sequences, knowledge and caring instruction... More 

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1 Thank Emily J
hawaiiislandretreat, Manager at Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia, responded to this review

Mahalo for your kind review! We are so glad you had a restful and enjoyable stay with us at Hawaii Island Retreat; and that you were able to enjoy the many activities North Kohala has to offer. I will certainly convey to the rest of the staff your feedback and comments. We hope to see you again! More 

philadelphia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The lush overflowing with a bounty of beautiful, aromatic and edible plants and historical grounds of this property made for a very unique experience. We stayed in a yurt with a great view overlooking their valley. The thin walls allowing all the night time jungle noises in and remote location really conveyed the feeling of being in nature. We were... More 

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Thank erinakabucky
hawaiiislandretreat, Manager at Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia, responded to this review

Mahalo, thank you for your observations and comments. Yes, we try to be good stewards of the land! This land is very special and we look forward to sharing it with our visitors while at the same time affording them comfortable accommodations. More 

Sedona, Arizona
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My daughter and I just returned from a six day mother/daughter yoga retreat at this incredibly special property. From our original booking to saying "Aloha" at the end of our stay, everyone was welcoming, professional and accommodating. Our room was spacious with a beautiful bath, quality linens and maid service on request. The doors opened to the ocean and we... More 

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2 Thank DLA2600
hawaiiislandretreat, Manager at Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia, responded to this review

Thank you so much on your gracious feedback and recommendations. As you mentioned, North Kohala does have a lot to offer in terms of scenery and outdoor activities, most of which are within easy driving distance of our Retreat. We are also very pleased that we were able to make your stay such an enjoyable one and look forward to... More 

Bozeman, Montana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Hawaii Island Retreat is a gem of a discovery. The large gracious villa with a spacious entrance, inner courtyard with blooming Ylang Ylang trees, lovely, quiet rooms, and tall trees leading to a stunning ocean overlook all fill the senses and quiet the spirit. I found myself breathing more deeply here than I had in a long time. A path... More 

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2 Thank Robyn B
hawaiiislandretreat, Manager at Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia, responded to this review

On behalf of all the staff thank you for your gracious comments. We were delighted to have you as a guest and best of all we are extremely pleased that you had such a nice stay with us! We try very hard to please all of our guests so your feedback is highly valued. We look forward to seeing you... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We just returned from an amazing spa retreat and felt compelled to write about our experience. We are a couple from California and we are so happy to have fond this oasis. After looking online at the website and reading about the private aspects of this retreat (there are only 17 rooms on 50 acres!)we decided to spend a week... More 

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hawaiiislandretreat, Manager at Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We are pleased you had such a wonderful stay with us. I will certainly pass to our kitchen staff your kind words as well as our therapists! We look forward to seeing you in the future. Mahalo! More 

San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Just back from an amazing yoga retreat at Hawaiian Island Retreat lead by ChristyBrownYoga.com and wow! The property feels like a grand home with a beautiful view, lovely grounds with ancient sacred stones, large suites, great pool and wonderful yoga space. Its off the grid with power generated from onsite solar and wind installations and they serve delicious farm to... More 

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San Rafael, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Spent a lovely six days in a yoga retreat here. Beautiful yoga space, sacred land, great staff and gifted healer/owner. Mahalo! See you next year. Spa was great too! Food got better each day. Food from the land included!

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Thank metalens
hawaiiislandretreat, Manager at Hawaii Island Retreat at Ahu Pohaku Ho`omaluhia, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and gracious review. We are pleased that you had such an enjoyable stay at our guesthouse! More 

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