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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hali'I Kai 8C and cannot recommend it enough. The unit and grounds exceeded our expectations. The condo itself is spacious, well decorated and had everything we needed and more. It was luxurious, but incredibly comfortable. A day at the beach was easy with the use of provided beach chairs, towels, snorkel gear, toys and cooler. We enjoyed many morning cups of coffee and evening glasses of wine on the ocean view lanai while the kids tossed a ball on the grassy area. I was thrilled to find a Weber grill to use as well. The Hali'kai grounds were beautifully landscaped and meticulously maintained. Absolutely peaceful and beautiful. We enjoyed the well designed pool area that overlooks the ocean. It was fantastic to have food and drink available. The owner also had great recommendations for nearby activities, restaurants and shops. The location was perfect with amazing beaches just short drives away and plenty of activities if desired or a beautiful place to just stay and relax. We can't wait to go back!"
Guest: John D.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 23, 2015
"We have been renting vacation homes from owners for over 10 years, sorting through many listings looking for that perfect rental. In March 2015, we chose a real winner. The Lepley’s were great to work with and villa and the Colony Villa property were a delight and exceeded our expectations. From the first day we arrived it felt like “home”. It’s spacious and although there was only two of us there is definitely lots of room for 6 adults. It’s nicely decorated and the furniture and beds are very comfortable. The unit was very clean, in good repair and all the appliances were in good working condition. They provided everything we needed for visits to the beach. The lanai faces east, a great spot for our early morning coffee. By mid-afternoon it is in cool shade. Perfect for afternoon drinks and supper. When we were looking for late afternoon sun- we simply moved our chairs out onto the lawn. The commercial grade gas BBQs located at the end of the driveway made cooking supper quick and easy and the BBQs were cleaned regularly by the maintenance staff. It’s the social gathering place in the early evening! The Colony Villa property is nicely landscaped and well maintained. We enjoyed lazy days around the pool. The water was warm and deck areas were clean and had several lounge chairs and tables. We took advantage of the golf discount package offered by the Lepley’s. We played both courses and found them to be in good shape. The friendly staff at the golf course always managed to find a tee time that worked for us.
The Waikoloa Beach resort area has a variety of restaurants, shops and a small supermarket and of course the best beach at “A” Bay. But, be sure to rent a car, pack your Big Island guide and GPS. With its quick access to major highways, the location of the Colony Villas is perfect for exploring this remarkable island. The upgrades and improvements to the Saddle Road allowed us to safely cross to Hilo in just over an hour, and reach the volcanoes in under two hours. Our day trip adventures included: secluded beaches; lush rainforests; quaint and charming old Hawaiian towns; finding local eateries and coffee shops; hikes over the lava to historic sites and national parks; fascinating volcanoes; and interesting botanical gardens. One of the highlights of our trip was a tour to Mauna Kea summit for sunset and star gazing with Adventure Tours. Not to be missed! It was a memorable way to end our GREAT vacation."
Guest: Bill I.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
"The description and pictures were exactly as described in the listing. A beautiful maintained home, fit with all you could want. Comfort, beauty and affordable luxury.
Setting up the vacation was so easy. The response between owner was quick and smooth. She was so helpful, with suggestions of things to do and where to go on the island.
It was everything I could wish for."
Guest: Jessica C.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 9, 2015
"We rented this house for ourselves, our son and daughter in law and toddler. The location in Puako is perfect! We could swim between the rocks in a sandy section just down the beach, explore tide pools right in front, and snorkel with the numerous turtles without driving. Within driving range, a mere 5 minute drive away, are three beautiful and unique beaches -- Beach 69, Haupuna Beach, and Mauna Kai Beach (in front of the resort but open to public). Puako has a small general store, but nearby Waimea has everything else one could need, including a great brew pub -- the Big Island Brewhaus. Mostly, we enjoyed our location so much we were happy sitting on the sea wall enjoying the tropical breezes and incredible sunsets. The house is not new or fancy or remodeled, which we were fine with. There's a lot to be said for a beach bungalow! It was clean and comfortable and had most everything we needed including beach chairs, towels, etc. There is an ant issue in the kitchen which we were aware of from reading other reviews -- a very typical problem on the islands and not a big deal to us. The lawn area is perfect for a toddler and the sea wall was helpful as a border to the bay. We loved putting our chairs up on the sea wall and watching the turtles swim and come ashore each evening. We would definitely return and continue our explorations of the Big Island! Thank you for a wonderful stay!"
Guest: sue g.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: September 17, 2014