We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Bill and Kathryn's home above Kona. It was a very peaceful and cool respite from the hot sunny days of hiking and exploring we did all over the Big Island. We had two full weeks at the cottage and felt completely relaxed at the end of our stay.
The only thing we would do differently is book two of our nights on the Hilo side of the Island just to limit the driving when we wanted to hike around that area. It is really a very big Island and we had to limit some of our trips over to the windward side because the driving took 3 hours each way. Other trips to the beaches were no issue at all and we welcomed the cool altitude when we returned for the night.More