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Oahu Molokai Lanai Hawaii - Big Island Maui Kauai

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

Recent Hawaii reviews

  • Perfect for our family

    "We had a fantastic time along the Kohala coast and your home was perfect for us. It was clean and comfortable for our family of 2 adults and two young boys. Thank you, Dave and Chris for helping make this holiday our best ever!! The pool and hot tub area is also wonderful to hang out with the family. Bennett, the concierge, was very pleasant and full of helpful ideas. We were certainly impressed with all aspects of our time at the Golf Villas and would recommend this unit to anyone."
    Guest: Eric H. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 5, 2015
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  • Christmas Vacation

    "Just returned from our family vacation at Ko olina Beach Villas. Unit was as advertised, beautiful views, property was immaculate. Staff were all helpful and friendly. I do recommend a car if you want to explore the island, but there is a whale watching tour that leaves the local marina as well as fishing charters. We did walk around the other resorts, and had lunch at the Marriott Beach Club, and they were quite crowded. I enjoyed the peace and quiet of this resort. Even the lagoon out front was less crowded. I would stay at this property again."
    Guest: Seattle500 Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 29, 2014
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  • Great Place to Stay!

    "This condo offers everything for an enjoyable vacation on Kauai. We liked it so well that this was our second visit to this condo. It’s comfortable, clean and spacious. We have recommended this property to friends. Location – excellent ocean view from the lanai; well-maintained resort property complete with game areas and green space, building is in a quiet location, great access to walking / bike trail that follows the East coastline, walking distance to several stores and restaurants. Easy driving distance to Lihue airport, Walmart, Costco and almost equal distance to explore either the North or South shores of Kauai. Resort Pool / Beach – nice pool / hot tub area with lots of lounge chairs. The owner has provided everything required for the beach – chairs, mats, umbrella, boogie boards, towels and even a small cooler. Amenities - the bedroom has plenty of drawer and closet space, kitchen is well appointed with everything you need to cook some or all of your own meals. Nice, clean BBQ areas are conveniently located at either end of the building. And for a final touch, a pair of binoculars. From the lanai, we frequently saw whales in the distance and this time, we also watched a pod of dolphins at play. The only negative – we had to come home."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 29, 2015
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  • Stayed 8-12 Jan 2015

    "Truly right on the water!!! We sat on the lanai the entire first day and whale watched...our own personal whale tour. Sea turtles swam right around the rocks shown in the pics. Sunsets from the lanai were fabulous! Amenities were very nice and the condo had everything you need to eat in or dine out. Was very quiet and relaxing....if you want to relax on the water...this is the place! Owners were professional and easy to work with. Will plan to stay here again when in Maui...loved Lahaina Pizza company! This place is excellent and highly recommended."
    Guest: Roy R. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 17, 2015
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Hawaii Travel Tips

The eight islands collectively known as Hawaii offer abundant opportunities for surf, sun and scenic beauty. Here are the top things to do in Hawaii among the four most popular islands for visitors:

Hawaii

Also known as “The Big Island” to prevent confusion, the island of Hawaii is the largest in the chain. Here are the must-see and dos:

- Drive to Hilo off of Highway 220 and take a short hike through Akaka Falls State Park to see both Kahuna and Akaka falls, which are gorgeous.

- Take a guided tour of wild, verdant Waipio Valley. You’ll see the Kaluahine Waterfalls, which rush down a nearby cliff and into the ocean, as well as lush greenery at every turn. Go on a horseback riding tour with Na’alapa Stables or take a rough-riding tour on your own ATV with Ride the Rim.

- Check out the well-known Hilo Farmers Market to taste and purchase some of the best local Hawaiian goods: seafood, produce, clothing and crafts. It’s open every day, but the most popular days are Wednesday and Saturday. You’ll find everything from pineapples to bongo drums sold by more than 100 vendors here.

- Hit the legendary beaches. Some of the most beautiful are Papakolea Beach - it’s challenging to get to, but is one of the only beaches with olive green-colored sand in the U.S. - and Hapuna Beach State Park. Don’t miss a trip to the more remote Kealakekua Bay on the west side for excellent snorkeling and views of Spinner dolphins and sea turtles.

- Take a stroll in Pu’uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park for a dose of Hawaiian history in the form of detailed ki’i wood carvings and temples. You’ll also spot Honu’s here, which are Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles.

Maui

Maui is known for its luxurious Pacific beauty. Here are the top places to see on this island:

- Catch the sunrise at the volcanic crater in Haleakala National Park. It’s a 30-minute drive from base to crater and early mornings here are cold, but the views are amazing.

- Don’t miss the Old Lahaina Luau - supposedly one of the best and most traditional in the state. The Lahaina Luau lasts three hours, accompanied by dancing, roasted pork, lomi lomi salmon and mashed taro.

- If you’re staying in Kahului, a popular Maui city, take a scenic 55-mile drive to Hana. Pack a picnic and stop along the way - this stunning winding drive over lush hills high above the ocean is well worth a slow trip.

- Nothing looks crazier than the Kaihalulu Beach in Hana. The exotic red sand beach, towering trees and deep turquoise water provides a seascape like nothing you’ve seen before.

- Check out the world’s largest dormant volcano in Haleakala National Park. It will take you two hours to reach the summit, but there are many scenic overlooks along the way. Hike popular Pipiwai trail - a four-mile stretch around the Seven Sacred Pools of Oheo Gulch, where you can stop for a relaxing swim near tiny waterfalls.

Kauai

Here are some of the best things to do on this pretty island, which is the farthest land north and west of the chain:

- Visit the magnificent and breathtaking Na Pali Coast, where sharp cliffs of varying heights jut into the sky, creating an other-worldly effect near the ocean. One of the best ways to see Na Pali is via helicopter tour from Sunshine Helicopters, which also takes you over the vibrant green Waimea Canyon.

- If you’re an experienced hiker, dare yourself to take the 11-mile muddy and rocky hike on Kalalau Trail for an unparalleled view of Na Pali.

- Hit the links at Poipu Bay Golf Course. See if you can keep your mind on the game while surrounded by acres of tropical beauty, ocean views and even cute creatures, like the turtles, monk seals and geese that often hang out on the greens.

- Lounge on the beaches. The locals hang out at a relatively calm beach called Kalapaki, but there’s also Po’ipu, Lumahai and Hanakapi’ai beaches that are perfect for sunbathing.

- See the Kilauea Lighthouse on the northernmost point, not far from the National Wildlife Refuge.

- Take surf or stand-up paddleboard lessons at the Hamilton School of Surfing or rent kayaks, boogie boards and pedal boats from Hanalei River Watersports on the Hanalei Bay.

Oahu

Oahu is the most populous Hawaiian island and home to Honolulu. Here are the best things to do here:

- Head to world-famous Waikiki and Sunset beaches and Waimea Bay to sunbathe and watch surfers. Sprawling Kailua Beach Park is perfect for families. You can watch windsurfers with colorful kites, swim in the cerulean waters or have a picnic on the sand.

- Go hiking at Diamond Head, a 300,000 year-old crater created by one massive volcanic eruption. The best time to go is in the early morning when the temperatures are cooler.

- Visit the lovely Honolulu Museum of Art to see Georgia O’Keeffe’s Maui landscape paintings, an excellent collection of Asian art and even some works by Picasso and van Gogh.

- Pay homage at the Pearl Harbor and U.S.S. Arizona Memorial. It’s located where the famous invasion took place in 1941, you can even ride with a U.S. Navy boat to see the memorial up close and pay your respects.

- Check out ‘Iolani Palace, which once belonged to King Kalakaua and his sister Queen Liliuokalani. It’s an interesting sight as it stands out next to other Hawaiian architecture.

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