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Hawaii Vacation @ Mauna Kea Resort - Next to Waiulaula Amenity Center!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,111 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Welcome to the world class Mauna Kea Resort. A place where dreams come true!

Relax in this beautiful ground floor condominium, located in the newest of the resort developments known as Wai'ula'ula' -- with its breath-taking views of the Pacific, its golden sunsets year-round, and it access to the beaches and golf courses of both resort hotels -- Mauna Kea and the Hapuna Beach Prince.

Enjoy this condominium with 2111 Sq. Ft. of living space and 626 Sq. Ft. wrap-around lanai accessible through an entire open wall of retractable doors. Dine outdoors amidst the surrounding views, using the outdoor kitchen equipped with Wolf and SubZero applicances.

Gather in the great room watching a movie on the HDTV flat panel TV or enjoy the attention to detail of the interior design: the beautiful mahogany cabinets, Berber carpeting in the bedrooms, slate tiles throughout the rest, the sculptured granite counter-tops, the exquisite art work throughout the condominium like a hand-made Hawaiian quilt of the Hawaiian flag or the showcased Hawaiian petroglyph stones.

Connected to the great room is the gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar for casual dining. Prepare epicurean delights like a chef using Wolf gas range, and SubZero and Fisher & Paykel kitchen appliances.

Sleep in one of two master king suites with private lanai access, soaking tubs, walk-in showers, and dual sinks in marble counter-tops. Or, feel like a true Hawaiian as you sleep in the twin bed surf room (king conversion available) where you can have fun playing board or video games. All bedrooms include secluded televisions and DVD players.

Take a one-minute walk to the Wai'ula'ula' Amenities Center with its complete fitness center, enchanting infinity pool and water terrace, hot tub, full kitchen and dining room, plus another HDTV flat panel TV to accommodate social events.

Your purchased resort membership gives you full access to both the Mauna Kea and the Hapuna Prince with it's world-renown beaches, irresistible swimming pools, quaint shops, gourmet restaurants, world-class golf courses, tennis courts overlooking the ocean, the brand new Mauna Kea fitness center. Call upon the resort concierge services at either hotel to help you plan your site seeing adventures like the Black Beauties helicopter site seeing adventures where the heliport resides within the resort.

Keywords: Ocean View Hawaiian 3 bedroom deluxe Condominium

More Details

Donna Brucato
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Donna Brucato

We are so blessed to own this condo and even more that many have found it to be a home away from home who have been with us since the beginning. Watching your kids grow up in is so amazing and we thank you! - The Brucatos

Donna Brucato purchased this condo in 2007

Why Donna Brucato chose The Big Island

We have been to many islands, but there is no place like home at the Mauna Kea Resort. The seclusion and peaceful surroundings enhance a true 'get-a-way from it all' vacation with families and friends. The beaches at each hotel and the service that is part of the resort amenities may resemble that found at other resorts, do not come close to that offered at the Mauna Kea. Not a tiny piece of a beach shared by thousands, but a big piece of the beach, shared by few.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is situated in the perfect location. Ocean views with palm trees blowing in the wind. Right next door to the Amenity Center with an infinity pool, kiddie pool, hot tub, BBQ area, workout facility, full kitchen, living room, and media/game room for use by any guest. Not to mention both hotels just minutes away!


The Big Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2111 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We love celebrations, but our condo cannot accommodate wedding parties or large birthday parties as Waiulaula is in a quiet neighborhood.
  • Their is an option to purchase group access to the Mauna Kea & Hapuna Prince. See flyer attached to your booking or inquiry.
  • Please do not part in front of the garage except for loading and unloading. It blocks other homeowners. Thank you!
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master King with private bath
    Jr. King Master - 1 king , King master with private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin room next to 3rd bathroom w/shower & upgraded finishes
  • King size beds (2) Master King rooms have ocean and coast line harbor views., Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin room can be converted to a king room upon request to accommodate 6 adults in condo.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Safe, ceiling fans, daily housekeeping optional with daily charge.Ask about resort amenity package including golf packages.. Fitness center at each hotel as well as Amenity Center next door.


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Hawaii Vacation @ Mauna Kea Resort - Next to Waiulaula Amenity Center!
average rating of 4.9770117 based on 87 reviews

Big Comfort and Big Hospitality on the Big Island!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this well-equipped spacious home. Donna was super helpful and responsive - always a quick text away if we had any questions.

Highly recommend anyone staying here commit to the extra fee for resort access. The Mauna Kea hotel is amazing and their beach is the most beautiful we've seen. Being this close to such a world-renowned facility without having access would be like visiting Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower.

Thanks Donna, we'll definitely stay here again and we're all looking forward to our next trip to the big island!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very beautiful home for a great relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent five nights to relax after a scuba diving cruise out of Kona. The unit is exceptional. It is beautifully decorated and appointed with excellent quality furniture and appliances. We made extensive use of the Mauna Kea Resort beach and restaurants. It was all seamlessly available as if we were staying in the hotel.

The three bedrooms were more than we needed for one couple but the price still compared very favourably to premium rooms at nearby resorts. You do need a car to get to the resort and because shopping and all restaurants that are not in the resort are at least a 15 minute drive on the highway.

Our only criticism (and it is a small one) is with the shower heads. They need a good cleaning so that the water stops spraying all over. But, they really should be replaced with heads that give better pressure. The lack of pressure makes it hard to rinse off sand and sunscreen. The state of the art now includes multiple heads including movable heads on a fixed bar with flexible hose. A single head with low pressure mounted out of reach of a short person was a problem.

Donna was just a text away during our stay and was very responsive. Her directions for arrival and departure made coming and going very simple.

We spent a fair amount of time reading on the lanai. The view is pretty although there is no view of the incomparable Hawaiian sunset. Wind blows the furniture and upholstery around a bit.

In all we enjoyed our stay. Donna offers a most welcoming, beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Depending on the time of year, you have sunsets. The gorgeous coast line view is our favorite as homeowners. We are blessed to have this place and the amenities. Yes! Everyone on the island must deal with the tropical winds. Sitting in the middle of the ocean generates the winds for sure. You never know when it will whirl up! Another battle for being on an island, is hard water to deal with. It is a constant battle. We actually have our windows and showers conditioned every three months ($350 at a pop) to battle hard water spots. Thanks for the comment about the shower head. I will get those cleaned out as I love them the way they are. You were a super renter respecting our home which is not always the case! Donna - Home Owner.
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Hawaii Just Right!

  • 5 of 5

This home was just right for us! Wonderful location, comfortable, and artfully designed. We stayed two weeks over Christmas and Donna put out all the holiday touches, from palm tree Christmas tree to Christmas plates and pillows. Our three-generation family enjoyed taking the 15-month old on the 60-second walk to the pool, having dinners on the lanai and our daily 2-minute car ride to the gorgeous Mauna Kea beach where we enjoyed all its privileges, from boat drinks on lounge chairs to the sunsets. The grandparents and parents took turns taking half-day getaways to side beaches and snorkeling spots. All easy drives from the house. There were beach toys and boogie boards plus lots of other beach equipment we didn’t use, all for the taking in the garage. We felt everything was carefully considered and Donna was always very responsive when contacted.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

This condo is amazing...Perfect location and has everything you will ever need.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo

  • 5 of 5

Between the condo, views, amenities and attention from Donna, we couldn’t have asked for anything better.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this development several times, but loved this house the most, in terms of furnishings, the way it was decorated, supplies, and responsiveness of Donna. Location is great, fitness center right next store, views wonderful, and access to Mauna Kea and all the facilities was easy. Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Hapuna and Mauna Kea
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Inside Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
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Car: necessary

As resort guests, through the purchase of your own memberships at The Club, you will have access to resort pools and services, beaches, golf and tennis - in addition to the fabulous Amenity Center right next to this condo. The memberships allow you to freely access the resort and their services. Local attractions include helicopter tours, (Black Beauties helipad inside resort), surf lessons, jeep tours, horseback excursions, and more all available through the conceirge services at each hotel. Visit the new wine tasting bar at the Mauna Kea, or make a reservation for their famous clam bake. Whatever you decide to do during your stay, you will not be disappointed.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 14.42%

Optional resort access to the Mauna Kea and Hapuna Prince fee of $95 a day per group (not per person). See attached information about the program from the Mauna Kea.
This property is managed by a homeowner who is licensed in the state of Hawaii at Hikialani Resort Destinations, Inc. BUSLIC#22015 Broker#21965

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.