SPECIAL LONG-TERM RATES FOR 1-2 OCCUPANTS.
Enjoy the comforts of home in a safe, quiet, luxury resort! Perfect for professionals on temporary duty. Just 20 miles west of Honolulu International Airport, easy exit off main road. Near Kapolei & Ewa. More convenient than Waikiki or the airport to West & Central Oahu including the N Shore, Makaha, Waianae, Mililani, Waikele, Kunia, & Waipio. Kalaeloa airport is 1 exit away. Quick 1-mile drive on private roads to 5 beautiful, clean, uncrowded, & calm beach lagoons. Swim, snorkel, sun, picnic or nap under a tree. A 1.5 mile jogging path connects the 4 main lagoons. Play 18-holes @ the Ted Robinson-designed golf course. Stroll or drive the electric golf cart down tree-lined streets to explore the resort beaches, hotels, tennis courts, gym, shops and restaurants. From the world-class marina, you can take a swim-with-the-dolphins or whale-watching tour or charter a boat for blue-water fishing.
Central air conditioning, cable TV, & ceiling fans in all bedrooms & living room. Free high-speed Internet with WIFI, free long distance to US, Canada & US territories. Portable stereo AM/FM radio-CD player with iPod dock. Inkjet printer/fax/scanner/copier available. Free parking for 1 car on the driveway.
Fully-furnished 3 bedrooms and kitchen with towels, linens, dishes, utensils, glassware, cookware, major appliances provides you with everything to make you feel at home. Spacious master bedroom has extra-firm Beautyrest queen mattress for support with a body-molding Novafoam topper, 12 ft-long mirrored closet, ensuite bathroom with glassed-in shower, stocked linen closet, & 32' LCD TV with cable and blue ray DVD player. The other two bedrooms each have 2 twins that can be converted to a king, & LCD TVs with Blue Ray DVD/CD players. Hall bathroom is a full bathroom with a tub and height-adjustable shower head. High quality and attractive linens on all beds. Comfortable washable pillows made of memory foam pieces that mold to each person (same construction as the pricey "MyPillow" sold on TV.) 100% cotton towels and bed linens. Owner and relatives use this resort home, so it is not spartanly furnished like a hotel, but stocked with lots of little extras that guests are welcome to use. Wii and Wii Fit for the living room TV.
Super bargain for groups! Beds for 6. Microfiber sofa has 2 recliners that open nearly flat for extra overnight guests. Rattan sofa is firm as a bed and long enough for 6-footers. Full & queen inflatable mattresses, full-size folding futon mattress also available on request.
Whirlpool stainless appliances including full-size refrigerator-freezer with in-door water & ice dispenser, glass-top range and self-cleaning oven, built-in microwave, & dishwasher. Attractive & easy-to-clean Corian countertops. Vitamix blender, 6 qt electric pressure cooker (like "Instapot"), 10-cup rice cooker, 12-cup coffee maker, coffee grinder, 4-slice toaster-oven, cookware, bakeware, utensils, glassware, plastic storage containers, picnic supplies.
Half-bathroom and laundry downstairs near entry-way. Full-sized stacked LG/Kenmore front-loading washer & steam dryer. HE detergent, Oxyclean (safer than bleach!), & dryer sheets provided.
Community BBQ area just around the corner with a tiled non-chlorinated non-diving pool (3.5 ft depth makes for warmer sun-warmed water) and in-ground hot tub. Outdoor shower, men's and women's bathrooms, 3 large BBQ grills, and ample tables, chairs, and loungers make it a great place for the family cookout.
All the conveniences of home: large gas BBQ grill on the back patio for private cookouts with table, chairs, umbrella, bench, loveseat. 1-car enclosed garage has a rolling cooler, beach mats, beach chairs, boogie boards, inflatable swim rafts, children's sand buckets & shovels, beach balls, swim noodles, snorkeling gear. Golf carts are stored in the garage, so there's parking for ONE car, parked in the driveway. (Exceptions for two vehicles possible but not guaranteed. Advance coordination and approval in writing MUST be obtained first. If two cars approved, golf carts will NOT be available as they would have to be relocated to make room for two cars.)
Eat out or eat in? On-sight options include the acclaimed Roy's Restaurant overlooking the 18th hole. At Ko Olina Station are Country Market with deli (check out their sandwiches, soups, & salads and extensive wine selection), Just Tacos Mexican restaurant & bar, Hawaiian BBQ, Monkeypods (a Peter Merriman restaurant and bar with live Hawaiian music), and Two Scoops, a frozen Yogurt shop. Sushi Yuzu offers a modern take on Japanese favorites. There's also Chuck's Steak House at the Marriott Beach Club, the nightly Paradise Cove Luau, & several restaurants @ Disney's Aulani Resort including a nightly buffet that may be the best buffet on the island . Four Seasons Hotel and Spa has several highly acclaimed restaurants, including Mina's Fish House.
Outside the resort, drive 6-8 minutes east to Kapolei where you can choose from over 200 eateries. At the first exit is Kapolei Commons with Down to Earth, an organic health food grocery & deli, Genki Sushi, Ramen-ya, Dennys, delicious burgers and sandwiches @ Kua Aina & Subways, Aloha Salads, & Menchies Frozen Yogurt. At the 2nd or 3 exit, the newest enclosed mall, Ka Makana Alii has shopping, restaurants, fitness center, and entertainment.
Stock up on staples at Costco, Target, Foodland (a local grocery chain with the best poke!), Safeway, Longs, KMart, Walmart, all within a couple of miles of each other within Kapolei.
Ko Olina is a great place to explore Oahu. West of Ko Olina, see the surfing at famous Makaha Beach, hike to undeveloped Kaena Point, a bird refuge for endangered native Hawaiian birds. Head to the famous surfing beaches along the North Shore, see endangered sea turtles & monk seals. Book a glider ride or parachute jump at Dillingham Field in Mokuleia, then watch the colorful kite and windsurfers offshore. Shop and dine in Haleiwa for shave ice, clothes, local crafts, lunch truck specialties, or play golf @ Turtle Bay Resort, then pick up live shrimp from the aquaculture ponds or eat a plate of fresh shrimp at a lunch wagon. Don't miss the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie - you could spend a whole day here! Continue driving the 2-lane country road to the beautiful Byodo-In Temple at the back of the Valley of the Temples in Kahaluu. Charming Kailua town & neighboring Lanikai is known for its world class kiteboarding, windsurfing, and kayaking on turquoise waters. Take scenic H3, Likelike, or Pali Hwys back to Honolulu or follow Kalanianaole Hwy along the NE coast to Sea Life Park and Makapuu Pt. Hike to the lighthouse - bring water and an umbrella to shade you on the hot walk! Waikiki has a unique aquarium, & famous but crowded beach. Ala Moana Shopping Center is 4 stories tall & two full city blocks long, the largest open air mall in the US. Visit Iolani Palace, the only royal palace in the U.S. just across from the statue of King Kamehameha, and historic Kawaiahao Church.
If history and WWII is of interest to you, visit the Arizona Memorial and Museum, and take the time to visit the USS Bowfin & USS Missouri. The outstanding Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor is a must see for WWII and aviation buffs! In Waikiki, next to the Hale Koa Hotel, is the Army Museum. For Polynesian culture and artifacts, the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum is a must.
Other suggestions include Downtown Honolulu, with numerous art galleries, and adjacent Chinatown with it's assortment of lei and flower shops, Asian mom & pop restaurants, and inexpensive open markets. A real gem is the free Hawaii State Art Museum (http://hawaii.gov/sfca/HiSAM.html) and the Honolulu Museum of Art (http://honolulumuseum.org/342-visit)
For inexpensive souvenirs and omiyage (gifts to bring home for friends & family), stop at the Aloha Stadium Flea Market open on Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. A small admission fee per car allows you to shop for clothing, food, souvenirs, jewelry, at a fraction of the retail price!