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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • 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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Among our Beautiful Furnishings is a cushy Leather Double Recliner. In our travels we have found that 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). We enjoy decorating with local art of Hawaii, more than 35 pieces on the walls.

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.

HALE O MELE LAI is indeed our 'House of Happy Songs' in Hawaii! ' MELE LA'I' 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.

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 adequate for comfort. 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 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 a gas station, several small restaurants, a larger Italian restaurant is soon to open, medical offices, 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 things to see and do.

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 be pampered 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

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Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

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

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No Smoking Please, either inside the condo OR on the lanai. The Villas is a No Smoking property....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, Games, Books, DVD's, Beach Towels, Hair Dryers, Rain Shower Head, Phone/Answering machine, Beach chairs, Coolers, Boogie Board, Beach Mats, Umbrella...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are 2 shelves of books on Hawaii and things to do around the Island, plus other general reading....moreless

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

    Games are stored under the coffee table....moreless

  • 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
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    There are 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 in the pictures....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Two free parking spaces...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    (3) We have enough phones for that conference call back home....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Relax on the couch, or on the lanai love seat, 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 two 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:

    New dishwasher as of November 2010....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Above refrigerator...moreless

  • Kitchen:

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

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    See lanai....moreless

  • 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 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 comfortable swivel chairs, and an upholstered love seat. small refrigerator and wet bar make it easy to reach for that cold drink....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

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

  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    The Village tennis courts are accessed through our amenity cards....moreless

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

    Boogie Boards, Beach chairs, Umbrella...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (2) Two Heated salt water pools, none of that chlorine smell, and such a nice temperature to swim in, no chilly dips....moreless

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

    (2) There is a salt water hot tub at each of the two swimming pools....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Special
Jun 5 - Sep 1, 2015
4 night min stay
$99
$693
Low Season
Sep 2 - Dec 4, 2015
4 night min stay
$110
$750

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

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
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$110
$750

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • 5th person per night $15 + tax
  • Cleaning Fee $130 + 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

  • Living Room with comfy couch/double recliner

    Living Room with comfy couch/double recliner

  • Scrumptious Local Tropical Fruits tempt appetites

    Scrumptious Local Tropical Fruits tempt appetites

  • Hawaiian Style Quilt on King Bed in Master Suite

    Hawaiian Style Quilt on King Bed in Master Suite

  • Comfortable relaxation and dining on the roomy lanai

    Comfortable relaxation and dining on the roomy lanai

  • Ocean View across golf course

    Ocean View across golf course

  • A Bay glorious sunset!

    A Bay glorious sunset!

  • Kaunoa Beach along the Gold Coast of the Big Island

    Kaunoa Beach along the Gold Coast of the Big Island

  • Comfy double recliner leather couch below the cathedral ceiling.

    Comfy double recliner leather couch below the cathedral ceiling.

  • Delightful relaxation in the hot tub.

    Delightful relaxation in the hot tub.

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

    Pool and hot tub area surrounded by lush tropical plantings.

  • More relaxing under the shade.

    More relaxing under the shade.

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

    Day Bed with BackSaver Mattress in Main Floor 2nd Bedroom

  • Indoor Dining, Breakfast Bar and Kitchen

    Indoor Dining, Breakfast Bar and Kitchen

  • Well Equipped Kitchen

    Well Equipped Kitchen

  • Vanity area in Master Bath

    Vanity area in Master Bath

  • Reflections in Heated Pool, adjacent to Hot Tub

    Reflections in Heated Pool, adjacent to Hot Tub

  • Study Ancient Hawaiian Petroglyphs. Learn about the culture.

    Study Ancient Hawaiian Petroglyphs. Learn about the culture.

  • White sands of Hapuna Beach await your visit

    White sands of Hapuna Beach await your visit

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

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

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

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

  • Heated salt water pool, ready to dive in to.

    Heated salt water pool, ready to dive in to.

  • Shaded tables at the cabana

    Shaded tables at the cabana

  • An abundance of island fruit always brighten the kitchen.

    An abundance of island fruit always brighten the kitchen.

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  • Calendar last updated 04/29/2015
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