Restful Kailua Cottage
Travel Blogs from Kailua-Kona
... and fries. I wanted an ice cream and passed through the buffet, Andrew got one two. We had our book and my iPad so I could do my diary but the music was too loud at the pool to concentrate. So we went out the back to the aloha cafe bar outside and went to settle in. I heard they were doing margaritas tastings, Andre went up to investigate and we got dragged into it. We met some great people at the tasting that started at 4.00 pm and by the time we left it was 6.20 pm. ...
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... to meet up with the crew, Flipper (human version), Patrick and Colin, and our fellow swimmers. There were only 5 others and 3 of them were diving not snorkelling. After a very rough 30 mins we reached the dive site some were feeling the motion, even Tony, but once in the water it felt better. Once it was dark, another crew member from a sister boat swam over to collect us.....and towed (!) us over to the snorkel board where we all ...
Another hang-loose day :-)
We got up before 9. It rained last night, but stopped by the time we're up. After breakfast, Bob and I took a walk to the village. Then we met the Warrens around noon and decided we would go to a beach and have a picnic there.
Our first stop was at the "Poke Shack" to pick up some poke, which fresh raw fish marinated with sea salt and various different sauces. This was a typical food in Hawaii. When we stepped into this well known "shack", I ...
... Oh, before we started the tour, we first had to wash our hands and arms all the way to the elbow. And we had to sanitize our shoe soles before entering the sea horse farm. They're very strict to make sure the sea horses do not get infected.
In the exhibit room where they had many different kinds of sea horses, we saw some amazing sea horses. I tried to take photos but none came out well. Oh, there was another amazing thing, the sea dragon! ...
Other places to stay in Kailua-Kona
75-5660 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $150
- No no no no no!!!! Don't stay here!
- Not the value you hoped for...
- My Wife Remembers
75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $107
- Hidden Quality
- Stayed there for 13 days
- Excellent budget hotel
75-5739 Alii Dr., Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $119
- If you are on a budget......
- Never Again
- Pleasant Stay
78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona | 3 star hotelfrom $135
75-6000 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $46
- NOT alot of Bang for your Buck
- Right on the water in Sea Village condo #3317
- Nice, quiet place
75-5968 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona | 2 star hotelfrom $56
- Not special
- The Pearl of Kona