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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I spent 7 days at Akiko's Hale Aloha house, and from the moment we arrived it felt like a very special place. As we began to explore both our inner as well as our outer world, it became clear that Akiko's place had a very special energy. I would definitely like to visit again. We went during the heavy rainy...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed June 26, 2016

My experience at Akiko’s bucolic Buddhist B&B included a lovely and meaningful five day stay in the Artist Retreat studio. The room itself was spacious and included a functional kitchenette and cozy work/study areas. During my stay, I participated in early morning meditation sessions in the Zendo and took meandering walks to a stunning beach just down the road. Over...

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Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed May 28, 2016

I feel more than confident in saying there is no other place like Akiko's--certainly not in Hawaii... but it is not for everyone. She has a beautiful little house to rent in the idyllic (not nearly descriptive enough a term) community where she has created a "sanctuary" that can be a wonderful place to for a few days (I spent...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed May 12, 2016

Akiko's place is truly a very special sacred sanctuary. I spent two Soul enriching weeks in Akiko's beautiful Aloha House, a house infused with Love and benevolent spirits. I felt so nurtured and enriched by staying at Akiko's. The spacious 3 bedroom Aloha house had large picture windows that looked out onto the beautiful gardens, yet it was private and...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed March 7, 2016

I am absolutely in LOVE with Akiko's place! I cried when i was leaving! This is a special, unique place that becomes a big part of you! It has a special atmosphere and a different vibe! It is green, quite - it is like a different world! It is very comfortable, clean and has everything you need! Great breakfasts! The...

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BERKELEY
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Imagine that your friends lived in paradise. And imagine that those friends combined serenity and generosity in equal measure. That's what you find at Akiko's. Around Akiko's breakfast table, you make friends instantly of people you can value—smart, accomplished, mellow. The accommodations are clean and roomy, in a setting of tropical splendor. If you're staying in the outside cabins (the...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Akiko is a wise Japanese woman. So reads folks quickly and offers accommodations that provide the best fit for her guests. It's a simple place… offering a unique experience. Gratitude to Akiko for her generosity in making this treasure available.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely fell in love with Akikos sacrad retreat. To get there you travel through a sceanic route with views and access too the ocean and waterfalls - up too the very top of a hill- tucked away into this unassuming place. My goal here was to practice my meditation and to submerse myself into self progression. The beautiful lush...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Serenity is the watch word at Akiko's. Experience old Hawaii with like minded guests. Simple, very clean lodging with plentiful breakfast locally grown and produced. Meditation sessions are highlight with this generous-spirit woman. Also opportunities for some true community service.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed March 22, 2015

The beauty of the surrounding tropical rainforest encaptured me. It was lush, fertile, and fruitful. The beauty of the spirit at Akiko's was embracing and reaffirming. I was there for 10 days. Most mornings before breakfast, I walked about 15 minutes through the tropical forest to Kolekole Beach Park to see and hear the ocean. Breakfast included many breads, granola,...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Akiko's Buddhist Bed and Breakfast

Address: P.O. Box 272, Wailea, Hakalau, Island of Hawaii, HI 96710-0272
Location: United States > Hawaii > Island of Hawaii > Hakalau
Price Range: $40 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“We stayed in a house and it was very comfortable and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 994azarn, 1 week ago | Read review
“We initially wanted a private cottage; these were full. However staying in the main house with a kitchen and opportunity to interact with other guests turned out to be ideal.”
 of 5 bubbles Foldsrule, Feb 24, 2015 | Read review
“For a couple, the Mango cottage is the best!”
 of 5 bubbles 280arnasp, Oct 22, 2014 | Read review
“If you want to experience the aloha spirit, I can highly recommend Akiko's B&B.”
 of 5 bubbles 997evac, Oct 6, 2014 | Read review
“Hale Aloha for privacy (families, couples). Mango Hut or Banana Patch for beautiful rustic experience. Monastery House for spiritual practice.”
 of 5 bubbles flonj, Feb 25, 2014 | Read review
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