Our 3 bed/3 bath home is ten to fifteen minutes from the Big Island's very best beaches. You'll find inviting indoor and outdoor spaces, a view of the Kohala Mountains, and dramatic colors at sunset. Maui (Haleakula) can often be seen looming above the horizon.
A wonderful floor plan for couples or families, the main house has 2 bedrooms, with queen beds. Bedrooms each with private bath, are located on opposite sides of the house. Pocket doors allow each bedroom/bath to be closed off for privacy. The master bedroom opens to a covered lanai. The other bedroom opens to the wrap-around deck. A third bedroom with king bed is located in a separate studio across the breezeway and includes full bathroom, kitchenette, sofa and large flat screen TV.
Along with new bamboo and tile flooring, and a pleasant color palette, you'll enjoy contemporary comfortable furnishings. Open floor plan includes kitchen, indoor dining and living area opening to screened lanai with dining set. The living room is furnished with very comfortable newer leather sectional sofa. There is a 42" flat screen TV with satellite, DVD and DVR. And of course Wi-Fi.
Towels and bed linens are newer and good quality. Beds are quite comfortable. You'll find beach towels, chairs, thermos bags, newer snorkel sets, and boogie boards. We also have a high chair and pack n' play stored in the garage.
Our kitchen, with breakfast bar, is fully equipped with coffee maker, electric tea kettle, toaster oven, blender, mini food processor, microwave, cookware and dishes, and glassware. The fridge has an ice maker. Newer gas BBQ is right outside the screened lanai. Washer and dryer are located in the adjacent garage.
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, our home is a peaceful private oasis. Covered breezeway, two shaded lanais and wrap around deck contribute to the charming indoor/outdoor character of our home. Lounge chairs and built in bench seating are on the deck for your enjoyment. The garden is quite pretty with palms, plumeria, avocado trees. and flowering hibiscus surrounding the lawn.
Ceiling fans, a solar attic fan and good cross ventilation keep our home comfortable. Due to it's high elevation, mornings and evenings tend to be cool and comfortable.
Waikoloa Village has a full service grocery store with bakery, sushi counter and deli. There's also a gas station, coffee shop and a few restaurants. The community offers a pool, golf, tennis and riding stables. All are less than 5 minutes drive from the house.
The Waikoloa community pool includes both a very large pool for lap swimming and a large shallow kiddie pool. There are lounge chairs, a shaded area, showers, and restroom facilities.
The Kohala Coast resorts, all about 10-20 minutes drive time, offer a myriad of shopping and restaurant options. At the closest, the Waikoloa Beach Resort, you'll find the King and Queen Shops with boutiques, art galleries and a wide range of dining options. In the early evening, enjoy Hawaiian music and hula. Or skip the shops, and head out to our personal favorite, Lava Lava Beach Club at A-bay (Anaeho'omalu), for the fantastic ocean front atmosphere. Happy hour is from 3-5pm and at sunset the tikis are lit, and the live music starts. It just doesn't get any better.
Vacation like a local, take advantage of the Big Island's best beaches and other resort amenities for a fraction of the cost.
You'll find driving in our area to be a breeze, roads are great and there's never any traffic. Going to the beach you'll enjoy dramatic views of the coast and Mauna Kea and the Kohala mountains.
Centrally located, Waikoloa Village is a great home base for exploring all that the Big Island has to offer. Going north past the beaches you'll find Kawaihae Harbor with a few local restaurants and a great little place to buy fresh fish. Continue up the Kohala Coast to explore the old plantation towns of Hawi and Kapa'a. The Pololu Valley look-out is the end of the road and well worth the drive.
Kona airport is about 35 minutes to the south with Costco close-by. Kailua Kona town is another 10 minutes further south.
Waimea town, Parker Ranch and great Saturday Farmers' Markets are about 20 minutes away.
For further exploring, Saddle Road is about 10 minutes away. Taking the new Saddle Road, it's about an hour to the Mauna Kea Visitor Center and about 1.5 hours to Hilo. Volcanos National Park is under 2 hours away.