A Beautiful Edge of the World B&B
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A two and a half hour drive across the Big Island on the Saddle Road brought us to Captain Cook, a small town about 12 miles south of Kailuia-Kona. The B & B is perched on the top of a ridge with a panoramic view over the bay. The Edge of the World is a bit of a challenge to get to but well worth the pain. Kurt and his wife own a small private …
... We came to the small town called Captain Cook. On his last voyage in 1788, with the goal of finding a Northwest passage around north America, Cook became the first European to visit the Hawaiian Islands. He named them the "Sandwich Islands" after the Earl of Sandwich. Cook returned to Hawaii in 1779. After sailing around the archipelago for some eight weeks, he made landfall here at Kealakekua Bay. His arrival coincided with ...
... is taken away, leaving only rocks. The sand is deposited back the next summer. Magic!
Dinner tonight was a pizza pasta place recommends by a guy from Crazy t'shirts, who we bought some shirts from. He suggested we leave Kona and head back towards the hotel and go to Bianellis Gourmet Pizza & Pasta. Always good to listen to gone locals. The pizza was great and the spaghetti marinara was beautiful. The girls had a ricotta pizza and Bailey ordered a ...
... out to the dive site near the airport, moor the boat , suit up and set up. The other 10 boats start to turn up shortly afterwards and all moor alongside.
We’re in the water and it’s actually a bit chilly. I’m in the water first before anyone else and very soon a small manta slides by under the boat. I’m the first to see one !
A few minutes later we’re all floating about and waiting for the show. Our host Bree dives down ...
... but loved everything else!
Dinner at Laura & Don's place, Hawaiian style. With great food & great amount. Love Hawaiian style meal, there's always plenty to go around :-) Grateful for our wonderful friends/hosts that makes every day in Big Island a super fun/super full (tummy full) day! We also met Laura's neighbor & his sister visiting from Midwest. Love Laura's huli huli chicken (think Teriyaki), and tara bread ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsA Beautiful Edge of the World B&B Captain Cook
We spent three nights there and everything was just wonderful. The house, the hosts, their hospitality and lovely coffee from their farm. The house has a fabulous view.
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