Covid-19 Enhanced Cleaning Practices

At Salt Water Vacations we take the safety of our guests, staff and owners very seriously. Rest assured, our management and housekeeping staff are thoroughly trained and properly prepared

15 Acre Farm/Ranch For Sale in Cool Mt. View, Hawai’i

Listed at $539,000 fee simple 15 Acres fully fenced, farm or ranch land Home built in 2018, 3 bedroom/2 bathroom Bonus building has power and water Cable Internet Self-sufficient, high tech solar power system Glamping platform This remarkable property is a self-sufficient farmer or rancher’s dream! Located in cool Mountain View on a paved road, […]

Hilo: Eateries We LOVE!

At Salt Water Hawai’i we love to support locally owned, small businesses. These eateries serve ono (delicious) food!

WHY is the Cleaning Fee so high at Vacation Rentals?

Welcome travelers!  On your quest to find suitable accommodations for your trip to Hawaii you’ve been looking at renting a vacation rental, awesome!  But you’re consternated about the high fees.  We’d like to shed some light on cleaning fees so you can understand the value of what you’re buying.  Each vacation rental managed by Salt […]

October Covid-19 Hawai’i Island Travel Update

We are excited to welcome you back to Hawai’i Island and will help guide you through the hoops so that you arrive confident and ready to relax and enjoy your vacation. You deserve it! ALOHA!

SNOW on Mauna Kea, January 26, 2021

Many media outlets on Hawai’i Island are reporting new snow fall on the peak of Mauna Kea this week and we couldn’t be more excited! Snow on the mauna (mountain) means an unfamiliar chill in the air bringing temperatures in Hilo and other lowland areas of the island below 70 degrees Fahrenheit. A rare and […]

UPDATE! Hawai’i Safe Travel – July 8, 2021

MANDATORY COVID TRAVEL INFO: In order to stay in a Salt Water Vacations managed property, or at any vacation rental home in Hawaii, you MUST bypass the state’s mandatory 10 day quarantine requirement. This is done via the state’s Safe Travels Hawaii program. You’ll create your profile at, select your exemption (vaccinated or pre-travel testing), […]