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The location is amazing just a 5 minute walk from a beach (mixture of sand/rocks) with a fabulous snorkeling area (small reef, plenty of tropical fish and the odd sea turtle), plus a good surfing spot. We stayed in their luxury room which had two...More
Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 6 days ago
Thank you for your valued feedback and shared experience. I appreciated your honest assessment of the Luxury Suite as well as the property. It is important that all our guest understand we are an open air style property located in a local neighborhood...More
Honeymooning on various Hawaiian islands can leave you at danger of slipping into the air conditioned and homogenised atmospheres of huge resorts and experiencing nothing of true Island life; so it was great to experience the gentle ministration of our host, “Gigi” at her Big...More
My wife and I were so excited about this place. Unfortunately our room was 90+ degrees, and despite fans and wet towels neither of us could sleep.We laid there sweating all night. We politely asked Gigi if we could check out 1 or 2 nights...More
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Response from BigIslandRetreat808, Manager at Big Island RetreatResponded 4 weeks ago
I am sorry that you were not happy with our accommodations. We do our best to provide the best experience for our guests.
When you arrived you were very happy with the property, room and location and that this was a very last minute...More
This was the best part of our honeymoon. We stayed in the Oceanview room, which did actually have a perfect oceanview. You can hear the ocean in the night, which is probably the most relaxing thing one can hear when living in a big and...More
Our accommodations at Big Island Retreat were even more beautiful than the photos. Immaculately clean and lovely decor. Excellent location near to a good beach for snorkelling. Gigi was very welcoming and helpful.