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Living on the Big Island Hawaii Is a Coffee Lover’s Paradise

Coffee is a consideration in Big Island real estate for many.

Coffee is a staple in many American homes and businesses. While coffee can come from many places around the world, Hawaii has made its way near the top of the list. In fact, Kona coffee is a rare commodity found only along the Kona coast of Hawaii. This makes Big Island real estate an attractive option for those who love coffee and want to be located close to the source.

Coffee Tours Are Open to the Public

 

While you’re looking for homes for sale on the Big Island, you will find there are hundreds of coffee plantations scattered among the mountains throughout the area. Many of these plantations offer tours to the public so you can see where the beans are grown, as well as tours of the coffee mills to see how the beans are processed before they’re delivered to stores around the world. You can find tours at the Hilo Coffee Mill, Greenwell Farms, Kona Joe Coffee, Kona Coffee Living History Farm and more.

Sample This Delicious Coffee

 

One of the best parts of every coffee farm tour is the ability to try out this rare commodity fresh from the source, often at no additional charge. While coffee beans are roasted to seal in their flavor until you can brew it in your coffee maker at home or the office, there’s nothing better than fresh coffee that was recently harvested and processed. It won’t be long before you realize Big Island-grown coffee is an experience unlike any other.

Coffee Is Always Close By

 

You don’t have to go to the farms themselves to get the delicious Kona coffee everyone is raving about. When you are looking for Big Island homes for sale, you will find there are many local cafes located in all of the villages and towns that dot the Big Island coastline. These cafes and restaurants get all of their beans directly from local growers so you can feel confident you’re getting authentic Hawaiian coffee and nothing less.

If you’re like many other coffee aficionados, you want the best. While Hawaii wasn’t always known for its coffee, the unique mixture of volcanic soil and salty air has yielded a coffee crop that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Your Big Island real estate agent can help you find amazing homes for sale where you can not only enjoy the beautiful views for which Hawaii is famous but will find yourself just steps away from one of the best coffees on the market today.

If you’re looking for Big Island homes for sale, contact us. We can help you find the ideal home to ensure you’re close to everything you want, especially if you love a great cup of coffee.

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