Kailua Kona – La Bourgogne French Restaurant
One of Hawaii’s most prized locations for exquisite dining. New ownership has really taken their vision and applied it to make this place even that much better. Many consider this fine restaurant a true french experience. Offering a multitude of interesting options, La Bourgogne will truly leave you coming back for a second and third time. A place with a great ambiance meant for a quiet evening to cherish. In addition to their French cuisines, you will also be able to experience other Continental and European choices.
A simple walk along the shores of downtown Kailua-Kona will leave all of us mesmerized. This busy little town has won the hearts of not only those seeking to live here full time but traveling visitors alike. With options ranging from oceanfront estates, tropical getaways, and large custom gated community homes, Kailua-Kona really does have it all. The views are what many luxury buyers are seeking since the elevation in Kona can rise fairly quickly. In the nighttime be ready to star gaze to your hearts content. Kailua-Kona is one of the remarkable places where many have bought yet have no desire to ever leave.
Waimea – Merriman’s
Located in the heart of beautiful Waimea, Merriman’s original restaurant location offers 90% or more of local produce, fish, and beef. Peter Merriman is an award winning chef with a vision of doing the right thing. This establishment has been highly rated by many top magazines such as Hawaii Magazine and Honolulu Magazine. An extensive wine list coupled with the upcountry feel of warm Hawaiiana hospitality, this one of a kind pioneered restaurant is the best that Waimea has to offer.
Considered one of the primary real estate locations in all of the Hawaiian Islands for it’s quaint and slow pace of life. Paniolo country as some will call it, Waimea is home to private enclaves with beautiful mountainous views and sweeping ranch estates. Sandalwood is one beloved community that luxury buyers have come to explore and call home. With two top tier private schools (Hawaii Preparatory Academy and Parker Schools), those seeking a relaxed yet highly appointed education for their children are sure to meet their needs. Waimea real estate offers other great opportunities with historic plantation homes and custom architectural designs, such as the works of famed architect Vladimir Ossipoff.
Hilo Bay – Cafe Pesto
At Cafe Pesto the presentation always reflects the ethnic diversity of the Big Island. Some of their finest offerings are considered comfort foods with a creative twist. Located in a fantastic historic location on the Bayfront in Hilo, this special gem has been around for years. A wonderful atmosphere with friendly service, Cafe Pesto has been a go to place for those celebrating many wonderful occasions and evenings to be remembered. Surrounded by old Hawaiiana architecture, this fine dining experience is complimented quite nicely.
Hilo’s fantastic sweeping ocean views and sprawling luxury estates are what makes it attractive to those who are looking for something other than what the Big Island resorts have to offer. Peepekeo Point Subdivision, Keaukaha Oceanfront, and Large Acreage Estates are just three highly desirable options to consider. The Hamakua Coast right next door has also been an enchanting place for those seeking privacy and seclusion when it comes to living out their Hawaii luxury dreams. The Big Island of Hawaii is one of the most undervalued real estate opportunities available anywhere in the world today. With finely appointed custom homes perched high above the ocean sea cliffs, the views in North Hilo will surpass anyone’s aspirations and expectations.
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Contributed by Paul Adams
Broker In Charge