Voted top 10 Romantic Property - the Falls at Reed's Island

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The Falls at Reed's Island located in Hilo's upscale enclave, Reed's Island, a mile from downtown Hilo. Perched at eye level to one of Hawaii's most beautiful waterfalls, and is flanked by the Wailuku River and rain forest. The Falls at Reed's Island features private bathrooms, hot-and-cold soaking tubs and views from every window.

Selected by Frommer’s as one of the 15 top picks, on the planet - properties with a view. Homeaway's top 10 romantic properties in the world, Concierge magazine Editors Pick. The Falls at Reed's Island, was also one of four properties featured in The New York Times - 'Secluded Retreats on the Big Island' and was featured on the TV special - 'Around the World in 80 Homes' produced by the Fine Living Channel.


Historically home for the Hawaiians was not on the beach, they lived in the valleys where the weather was appealing, inspirational, serene. Legend has it that Reed’s Island, (original name “Koloiki”) was the play ground of the Alii. You will be staying in what seems to be deep in a rain forest, but just a mile up river of Hilo Bay, where a Hawaiian King spent his time.


Guest comments from Honolulu - “Thank you, thank you, thank you! We have loved the experience of this magical place. The soothing cascades of the waterfalls, the falling rain, the calls of birds, the black rocks and so many colors of green just overload the senses and provide an unimagined tranquility. Steve told us of this paradise - but even he could not prepare us for this setting. From dawn to dark we have been captive and can only speak in low voices as if not to break the spell. Thank you for sharing this all with us. We leave with memories and feelings that will last forever. Much aloha”

Reed's Island is a Hilo neighborhood where the wealthy built their homes in a bygone era, and it still holds that reputation today. You will enjoy a two and a quarter acre estate located at the very end of the island's only road, giving it the most prestigious and secluded setting on the island - “You will feel like being on a private island”.

The Falls at Reed's Island is about 1 mile from old historic Hilo town and Hilo Bay “The Beautiful Bayside City”. The land is more vertical than horizontal, a sliver with about 700' of frontage on the Wailuku River, the largest river in the State. It is protected by a fragment of State land on its side away from the river, and the land across the river is protected by a conservation easement. You will feel like you are deep in the rain forest, although just outside of downtown Hilo.

Amenities: Phone, wifi, cable TV, DVD, VCR, CD player, hot and cold soaking tubs, full kitchen, sub zero refrigerator, ice maker, kitchen aid range, dishwasher, two sinks, cooking utensils, all linens including beach towels, iron and ironing board, hair dryers, washer and dryer, Weber Gas BBQ.

Activities: Active volcano, hiking, biking, golfing, fitness center, horseshoes, fishing, horseback riding, shopping, restaurants, cinemas, museums, sightseeing, swimming, snorkeling & diving, boating, surfing.
Area: Located 10 min from the Hilo International Airport and 30 min from Volcanoes National Park.


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Wonderful romantic getaway!

House was spacious, clean and well stocked. Everything we needed and then some. Fresh flowers and champagne for our anniversary were very special and unexpected. You will love the waterfall scenery!!!



Visited on "July - 2017

Breathtaking!

To say we loved this house is an understatement! Pictures do not do justice to this absolutely peaceful retreat. We loved every single thing about this place. I will say when we first arrived from Texas, and found out there was no air conditioning, I thought I would be miserable! None needed! It was the perfect temperature everyday. Jack and Jane have thought of everything to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The day we left, I cried because I didn't want to leave the most perfect and wonderful vacation we have ever had. Thank you Jack and Jane for letting us stay in your little piece of Heaven on Earth!



Visited on "June - 2017

True to Its Fabulous Reviews

A truly unique property. Incredible natural setting and impeccably maintained grounds. If you grew up ever dreaming about sleeping in a tropical tree house, this property is for you (minus the fantasy elevation). Our discerning family of five (with younger teenagers) can confirm the accuracy of the excellent reviews this property has garnered. The thoughtful and generous owner further highlights the exceptional experience. If your travel plans include Hilo, this is a property you will not want to miss.



Visited on "June - 2017

Serene and beautiful

Second stay and plan to come again. Everything was perfect.



Visited on "June - 2017

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Jack & Jane Stevenson