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Aloha Spoken Here! Senior Rates---August-November, Comforts of Home, 100 Reviews

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our Beautiful Two Bedroom condo, HALE O MELE LA'I, our 'House of Happy Songs' in Waikoloa Villas on the Big Island has been beautifully furnished as a home, not just a vacation rental.

Our Non-Smoking, spacious 1260 sq ft unit, plus a very roomy lanai allows for very comfortable living and a view across the golf course to the Pacific Ocean. We are on the 2nd floor of the two-story complex, so you have an even better view from the lanai and don't have anyone above you.

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Please enjoy our VIDEO on this web site which appears at the End of the 24 photos. Click the arrow. It shows the condo lovingly furnished inside and out, views of the beautiful grounds, and takes you out and around the island a bit.

Be sure to have your Volume Up on the Computer as that makes the video all the more enjoyable. Also expand the Screen on the computer.

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You can read 14 wonderful Five Star reviews directly from our guests. It would appear that an old review is the only one posted in this text, but if you go up to the dashboard and click on Review (14) you can easily see the most recent ones.

If you want to see the remainder of the 100 you can read more. For a review of the many comments that our Guests have also written in our Guest Book and that we have transferred into VRBO, HomeAway, and Vacation Rentals, please Scroll down below the "About the Owner".

Read one review and our response. It will let you see these reviews one by one, clicking for the next one (That makes a total of at least 100.)

It seems it is surely a strange way to show these reviews, but that is the way it is being handled. Because these original reviews were posted by us to the site, they have removed the names. Reviews mean so much when trying to decide on the perfect place for you to stay.

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Among our Beautiful Furnishings is a cushy Leather Double Recliner (recliner #1 and #2). In our travels we have found that some other couches with wicker frames and loose floral cushions are pretty, but also pretty uncomfortable to sit on,...if you are spending any extended time here, (which we hope you will do). Our 3rd leather recliner in the living area is powered for ease in and out. The 4th recliner is on the lanai, a good napping spot.

We enjoy decorating with local art of Hawaii, with more than 35 pieces hanging on the walls.

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HALE O MELE LAI is indeed our 'House of Happy Songs'. in Hawaiian MELE LA'I means Happy Song and is the name of an old Hawaiian Hymn.

We love the Hawaiian Culture and since Music is such an important part of the Culture and of our own lives, we want to share that with our guests by providing a library of HAWAIIAN MUSIC. You may enjoy picking up the ukulele and making your own music. There is also an instruction book.

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We enjoy the best of both worlds by being at about 900 foot elevation, with nights a little cooler and days warm and sunny, therefore the 6 ceiling fans are usually adequate for comfort.

It is just a short 10 minute drive to the South Kohala Gold Coast, where there are six beautiful long sandy beaches to choose from, including the well known Hapuna Beach, (voted the best in the country) and 'Anaeho'omalu Bay ('A Bay').

Waikoloa Villas is situated along the 18 hole WAIKOLOA VILLAGE GOLF COURSE, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., for which we include golf discount cards. For the avid golfer, there are six other golf courses near by.

WAIKOLOA VILLAGE has a small Shopping Center with a full line, top notch, affordable local grocery store with pharmacy, bakery, deli, and fresh fish and meat market...also in the Village...a gas station, several small restaurants, a larger Italian restaurant, medical offices, dental office, beauty salon, bank ,and Post Office.

We are Centrally Located to the Beaches, Shops and Restaurants along the Kohala coast, the North Shore with Kamehameha's birthplace, the Paniolo (cowboy) town of Waimea, the old town of Hilo, the Volcano, and the shops and restaurants of Kona, and much, much more.

The Big Island has 11 different climate zones from the ocean to the top of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, so much variety of temperatures and fauna and flora to see.

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With our Free Wi-Fi HIGH SPEED INTERNET connection you can keep in touch when you bring your laptop.

We take pride in keeping our unit looking fresh and inviting, assisted by our one special housekeeper. Our unit is in a quiet setting not disturbed by traffic noise.

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Please read further from our Guest Comments link as to how people have enjoyed themselves and appreciated the way we have dealt with them in a personal way.

We invite you to come and live in the Beautiful Home-like Environment we have created for your enjoyment.



Keywords: Condo, spacious, beautiful Hawaiian decor, peaceful, golf, pools, home-like, beautiful grounds, caring owner-operated, value

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1260 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have boogie boards, kids and grownup DVDs, games, Pack'n'Play crib...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No Smoking Please, either inside our condo OR on the lanai. Waikoloa Villas does not allow smoking on the lanai....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets are allowed in the complex....moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Master bedroom: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • 2nd Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • King size bed (1) Our very comfortable California King has extra length and a beautiful Hawaiian quilt and shams., Queen size Bed (1) This bed also is very comfortable, with beautiful floral on black background comforter and curtains., Twin or Single Bed (1) This attractive twin day bed has a new Back Saver mattress, and is in the 2nd bedroom. It also carries the theme of floral on black background to compliment the queen bed in the same room., Child Bed (1) Foam futon fold-up mattress to use on the floor, Baby Crib (1) We have a 'Pack and Play' type of baby bed, adjustable for age....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • HIGH SPEED INTERNET, Two TV's, two VCR's, CD and DVD Players, Hawaiian CD's and Local Guide Books, Books, DVD's, Beach Towels, Hair Dryers, Rain Shower Head Beach chairs, Coolers, Boogie Board, Umbrella...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are 5 shelves of books with three shelves on Hawaii and things to do around the Island, plus other general reading....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    We have a very good collection of Hawaiian music CD's to immerse you in the sound and mood of the islands. Please read our Guest Comments....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Just installed a new flat screen HD TV in the living room....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Two TV's...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are many DVD's and Videos for those times when you want to just relax in the condo....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    As you look out over the golf course you can watch the golfers from our lanai....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    When looking across the expanse of the golf course you see a disstant view of the blue Pacific. Sunsets are so gorgeous from here, they can fill the sky!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Lovely rattan chairs and glass table for those infrequent times when you want to eat indoors. Most people eat at the glass table on the lanai with the comfortable upholstered swivel chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    HIGH SPEED INTERNET! WiFi...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, sheets and bedding are provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Look for the cushy leather double recliner and the powered recliner in the pictures. Recliner heaven!...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Two free parking spaces...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Please bring your cell phones. We no longer have a land line....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Relax on the couch, or on the lanai recliner, or at the desk, where ever you want to use your laptop....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    A Large selection of quality pots and pans and three sets of dishes, glassware and stemware make cooking a breeze in this kitchen....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All that you would need and more!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Above refrigerator...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, coffeepot, espresso maker, mixer, blender, rice cooker, teapot, bread maker...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, sandwich bags, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full sized refrigerator to hold your fruits and vegetables from the Farmers Markets and trips to the grocery store....moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size electric flat surface...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Gazebo:

    (2) There is a covered cabana at each pool with barbecue grills, counters, and tables for picnics....moreless

  • Golf:

    Look from our 2nd floor lanai out across the golf course. Read guest comments about the course. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Our lanai is especially large and roomy---space for table with 4 swivel chairs, and a very comfortable recliner for those naps. The small refrigerator makes it easy to reach for a cool drink....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Our beautiful and well groomed grounds of tropical plantings are such a delight to view from the lanai. Dedicated and talented workers from our landscaping company keep it in prime condition....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two large grills are in the cabana....moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    The Waikoloa Village community tennis courts are accessed through our amenity cards. We have tennis rackets....moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie Boards, Beach chairs, Umbrella...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (2) Two Heated pools, such a nice temperature to swim in, no chilly dips....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Pools are heated by solar piping and very comfortable temperatures....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Jul 10 - Dec 4, 2015
4 night min stay
$110
$750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $107 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Holiday Season
Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,195

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

High Season
Jan 5 - Apr 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$995

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $142 Nightly

My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$110
$750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $107 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $130 + tax
  • 5th person per night $15 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

Sorry, The Waikoloa Villas Policy does not allow pets in the condo units or on the grounds.

For monthly rates, please inquire.

$350 Refundable Security Deposit is paid by personal check at time of booking.

The full Rental Amount is Due 60 Days prior to Arrival.

Hawaii Tax 13.42% ID# W21547495-01

Cleaning Fee of $130.00. Extended stay cleaning Fee $150.00.

We have a cancellation policy.

Senior Discounts during Low Season for extended stays.


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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Keohole
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Waikoloa Village Golf Course
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mamalahoa Highway, #19
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
'A' Bay

Car: Necessary

Volcanoes National Park, Parker Ranch, Coffee Farms, Macademia Orchards, Orchid Gardens, Luaus, Whale Watches, Helicopter Rides, Sunset Sailing Cruise,

Swimming with Dolphins, Explore Petroglyph Fields

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We moved from Kansas City years ago, where we were teachers, to our dream place of Estes Park, Colorado where we were in business for 25 years. Soon, we wanted a get-away from the winter cold and discovered Hawaii, our NEW dream place! After years of shopping real estate, we finally decided the Big Island was it, so we took the plunge. Sylvia dances hula both in Hawaii and on the mainland and plays the ukulele. Hawaiian music, old and modern are a big part of our lives, hence the large collection in the condo. Denis is an avid photographer and videographer, finding much to capture from the island’s beauty. When we return to the mainland, he spends hours in his studio where he creates increasingly professional DVDs from the video he takes.

Why the Owner Chose Waikoloa Village:
We chose Waikoloa Village because it has a small town local feeling, more quiet and laid back than the hustle and bustle of the beach complexes. We like the Waikoloa Villas complex because we found a feeling of home and comfort, of belonging to a place. We enjoy the somewhat more moderate temperatures and especially the clearer air than in Kona, helped by the trade winds. The culture and spirit of old Hawaii are very important to us and we found that easier to access on the Big Island. We love the small Hawaiian churches where you can meet the people and hear the hymns sung in the beautiful Hawaiian language.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We enjoy the ability to go from our condo out in any direction---to the Kohala Gold Coast with its beautiful, long, and accessible white sand beaches, the historical old towns up north, the old Hawaiian cultural sites, Mauna Kea, the Parker Ranch, the Volcano, Kona shops, Hilo, great restaurants in the Queen and King shops and so much more. The Villas sits at the edge of the beautiful Waikoloa Village Golf Course, so you can walk over to the Pro Shop, get a cart and head out for 18 holes, very reasonably priced, by virtue of the discount cards we can provide.


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Photos

  • Tropical Flower Garden Decor in Second Bedroom

    Tropical Flower Garden Decor in Second Bedroom

  • Queen Bedroom with High Ceiling

    Queen Bedroom with High Ceiling

  • Living Room with comfy couch/double recliner

    Living Room with comfy couch/double recliner

  • Indoor Dining

    Indoor Dining

  • Well Equipped Kitchen

    Well Equipped Kitchen

  • Luxurious Lanai Living with another recliner!

    Luxurious Lanai Living with another recliner!

  • Hawaiian Style Quilt on King Bed in Master Suite

    Hawaiian Style Quilt on King Bed in Master Suite

  • Building B houses Hale O Mele La'i on second floor

    Building B houses Hale O Mele La'i on second floor

  • Shaded tables at the cabana

    Shaded tables at the cabana

  • Trees frame Waipio from Valley Overlook

    Trees frame Waipio from Valley Overlook

  • White sands of Hapuna Beach await your visit

    White sands of Hapuna Beach await your visit

  • Kaunoa Beach along the Gold Coast of the Big Island, near Mauna Kea Resort

    Kaunoa Beach along the Gold Coast of the Big Island, near Mauna Kea Resort

  • Day Bed with BackSaver Mattress in Main Floor 2nd Bedroom

    Day Bed with BackSaver Mattress in Main Floor 2nd Bedroom

  • Comfy double recliner leather couch below the cathedral ceiling.

    Comfy double recliner leather couch below the cathedral ceiling.

  • Scrumptious Local Tropical Fruits tempt appetites

    Scrumptious Local Tropical Fruits tempt appetites

  • Kitchen Bar overlooks Power Recliner and Desk Area

    Kitchen Bar overlooks Power Recliner and Desk Area

  • Comfortable chairs on the lanai, looking in to the living area inside the condo.

    Comfortable chairs on the lanai, looking in to the living area inside the condo.

  • Dusk Dinner Setting after watching the Sun Go Down

    Dusk Dinner Setting after watching the Sun Go Down

  • Master Bath Suite reflected in vanity mirror

    Master Bath Suite reflected in vanity mirror

  • Ocean View across golf course

    Ocean View across golf course

  • Pool and hot tub area surrounded by lush tropical plantings.

    Pool and hot tub area surrounded by lush tropical plantings.

  • Plumeria Sunset

    Plumeria Sunset

  • Holoholokai Sunset

    Holoholokai Sunset

  • Another romantic sunset at the end of a perfect day in paradise!

    Another romantic sunset at the end of a perfect day in paradise!

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