ABOUT VACATION RENTALS IN CAPTAIN COOK
A sixteen year old boy got his first taste of the sea by peering through the window of a grocery shop. He later opened the grand doors of Hawaii, the place that forces people to make a thousand excuses to go for a vacation. The boy grew up to be a legend whose name instills a rush of hormones in explorers even now; Captain James Cook! An area on the western coast of Hawaii, a few miles north of Kailua-Kona is named after Captain Cook, the great British explorer; a befitting tribute to the man who showed the world that the heaven is indeed on earth!
Captain cook, landed in the Islands in 1778 and was killed by natives in 1779. A statue marking the spot of his demise sits on the shore of Kealakekua Bay, an inlet of the pacific ocean on the western coast of Hawaii island. There is no better way to start the day with a bang than a cup of hot coffee! So why don't you start your vacation at Captain Cook with a visit to the Mauna Kea Royal Kona Coffee Mill? This working coffee plantation is also a museum with details of the coffee industry in Hawaii as far back as the 1830s. You can even sample some kona coffee and expose your palette to the real taste of coffee courtesy, Captain Cook the explorer and Captain Cook, the area in Big Island!
Your vacation at captain Cook is not complete without a trip to Amy B. H. Greenwell ethnobotanical garden, a 15- acre botanical garden with over 200 species of plants that grew in the traditional farms and native forests of Kona even before Captain Cook's arrival. The garden is home to some important plants like taro and kukui. This little marvel is located on the Kona side of the island. Located in the heart of the Kona Coast, Captain Cook is one great spot for a Hawaiian vacation. Unleash the explorer in you by starting from the place named after the great explorer, Captain Cook.