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LAST MINUTE SPECIAL APRIL 2018 - $199 per night! Striking Views and Luxury.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,646 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps


The Dancing Dolphins Fairways Villa is beautifully and luxuriously appointed with stunning sunset views over the golf course. The location is so central to all the Big Island has to offer.

The master bedroom is a peaceful retreat with its own spacious lanai overlooking the golf course. Sink into the luxurious lounge chairs and enjoy a quiet drink away from it all.

The kids have their own bedroom with their own TV and their own bathroom. The pool is only a 5 min walk away and it is a beautiful large pool with an enclosed shallow area for the little ones. The walk to the pool will be a delight for them. It is lined with fishponds containing many many goldfish.

If you like to BBQ - your own private BBQ is located on the lower lanai. Put your feet up in the lounge chairs after dinner and soak in the spectacular sunset views and the gently swaying palm trees.

Enjoy the many beautiful white sand beaches in close proximity to the property. The private owner’s beach is a 3 min drive away. It is a sparkling white sand beach enclosed by corral and very safe for the kids. It is lifeguarded. While the kids are enjoying a swim and a snorkel (snorkel sets included) - you may enjoy a cool drink at the restaurant overlooking the beach. it is so pretty and picturesque.

Another beach is a 10 minute walk away. Next to it is a turtle sanctuary - a delight for the children.

If your family enjoys boogie boarding or surfing - head over to Hapuna Beach - a 10 minute drive away. The waves here are perfect for boogie boarding. Boogie boards are included in the rental.

World class tennis facilities and golf are located right in the Mauna Lani Resort - at your doorstep. Enjoy.

Spectacular walking trails abound - also at your doorstep.

Rent our 4 bikes at deeply discounted rates to the nearest rental and go for a little ride around the Mauna Lani Resort.

There is so much to see and do! It is all up to you!

Make special memories with your family.

Book soon.

Our winter season sells out quickly.

More Details

Elena Haluk
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2018

About Elena Haluk

We are a professional couple with three hockey-obsessed kids. You guessed it - we hail from Canada, eh?!

We love travelling and exploring the wonders of the world. To us, the Big Island of Hawaii is one of those magical wonders. Come enjoy and fall in love with it like we did!

Elena Haluk purchased this townhome in 2013

Why Elena Haluk chose Puako

Superb location - top notch restaurants, gorgeous beaches, superb hiking trails, thrilling water sports - all a few minutes' walk or a short drive away. All this combined with the perfect weather and the natural splendour of the Big Island creates an ideal vacation get away!

What makes this townhome unique

Unlike other units in the Fairways, the townhouse offers complete privacy and breathtaking views of the golf course and the swaying palm trees - nothing else. You will feel as if the whole world belongs to you alone.

At the same time the unit is very close to the pool, hot tub and workout facility. Access is a walk across the super low traffic street. The community is extremely safe and we feel safe letting our kids explore on their own.


Puako Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1646 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • The master bedroom has a separate shower and a deep soaker tub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold-out bed with a thick memory foam mattress sleeps one.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Study in the master bedroom with a comfortable twin sofa/bed
  • The bedrooms have very comfortable mattresses, excellent pillows and high thread count linens.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub


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average rating of 4.7234044 based on 47 reviews

Big Island Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

We were so grateful to have this beautiful home to stay in while we visited Kona. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. The location was perfect - close to the Mauna Lani shops, beaches, and Fairmont Orchid hotel. The shops had everything we needed - grocery store, Kimobean coffee shop (with amazing coconut scones), surf shops (where we rented a golf cart for scooting around), Tommy Bahama restaurant and happy hour (so good!), and many others. We were able to spend time at the residents only beach (where we snorkeled) and the Fairmont Orchid beach (where we did SUP in the bay and enjoyed the beach cabanas). We also attended the Luau at Fairmont Orchid which was a great show and the food was outstanding. And, we were able to get SO MANY beautiful pictures of our family on the beach -- so be sure to bring a camera!

The Villa itself was nothing short of perfect for our family of 4. The layout was ideal and allowed us to enjoy some downtime between all of the outdoor activities. We were able to grill meals and enjoy the view of the golf course during the day and the beautiful stars at night. Our girls had their own room and enjoyed some downtime together while my husband and I played some cards on the patio off the master suite. Just the right size to give everyone their own space but still be together. The pool at the Fairways is very nice and beautiful - we actually visited it several times during our stay. And, everyone we encountered was so friendly. As we were departing, the grounds keeper asked if we were returning and urged us to booking again for next year.

When we return to Kona (and we will!), this will the the only place we look at too stay. Mahalo for the amazing experience!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saanich Peninsula, Canada

17 nights at Dancing Dolphins

  • 5 of 5

Two of us stayed at Elena’s Fairways Villa and thoroughly enjoyed it. Elena was quick to respond to any questions we had before our trip and looked after a few concerns very promptly we had once we arrived. The villa met all our expectations. It is west facing, overlooking the golf course and although the adjacent units were occupied part of the time, it seemed private and quiet. The grounds of the Fairways Villas are nicely landscaped and looked after including the pool area which is a 1 or 2 minute walk away. We enjoyed being a short walk away from the shops and from the Fairmont Orchid. Our favorite afternoon walk was a loop down to the Fairmont Orchid, along their shore to the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel, past the fish ponds, up the road to the shops and then back to the villa. We always saw turtles along the beach, once counting 13 in front of the Fairmont’s beach bar. It is a few minutes drive to the Beach Club where we swam every morning right after breakfast. This was the sixth place we’ve stayed in Mauna Lani. I would happily return to the Dancing Dolphins and would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Dancing Dolphins one week in Sept and shared the unit with our son and wife for two weeks in Nov. When we return to the Big Island, we hope to rent this unit again because we loved our time there! Daily sitting out on the patio, we enjoyed meals together and relaxed as we looked out over the 12th fairway of the North Course. In addition to a golf course view, we could see sunsets over the palm trees so this was a big “plus” for us. We think this unit has one of the best locations in The Fairways complex.

The interior of the unit was very clean, nicely decorated and well taken care of. We prepared most of our meals in the well appointed kitchen as well as used the patio BBQ (which was like new). We stayed in both the HUGE Master BR with its own sitting area and outdoor lanai and the smaller second bedroom. Both beds were comfortable.

Elena Haluk was great to work with and very responsive to any of our questions or concerns. When we had a small issue with a missing TV remote, she immediately contacted the repairman who replaced the remote and answered questions for us. Elena made a real effort to make our stay enjoyable and easy. We certainly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Condo we have every stayed in!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 4 night stay at this condo. We have 3 children, age 5, 7, and 9. This was a perfect condo for us. It is spacious and beautifully decorated. We had plenty of room for our family of five. The owners were very pleasant to work with and we had everything we needed for an easy and relaxing stay. The Mauna Lani Fairways is a quiet community. The pool was beautiful and never was crowded when we visited. We love the Big Island and this was a perfect location. We visited several different beaches, all offered something different and were just a very short drive away. We used the provided beach chairs, boogie boards, sand toys, and snorkeling masks. Perfect! Thanks! We also spent a day at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, hiked at Pololu Valley, went to the Saturday night stargazing program at the Mauna Kea visitor center, and enjoyed a nearby luau. We had a wonderful time and appreciated the dining and activity recommendations that were provided. We would love to return to the Big Island and would absolutely stay here again. Thank you so much for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice gated community serene location

  • 4 of 5

This was a comfortable, nice and spacious place to stay. One of my favorite things was the sitting room/lanai overlooking the lava rock/golf course, seeing the sun go down...Mauna Lani is a pristine resort area near great/arguably some of the best beaches (again, sunsets!, lava rock...Petroglyphs were very cool...) with some shopping and restaurants although restaurants were on the pricey side for a family.

Really, only negatives were the non-working coffee maker and ice maker. A positive was use of beach supplies and other basic household necessities that helped us feel at home. If it was our own home, we would tile the dining area by the patio door. The patio/grill area is a great feature too.

Overall, we enjoyed our time here!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jami We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately, we did not have a chance to replace the coffee maker or fix the ice maker since you did not let us know these were broken. These issues are easy to fix and we would have fixed them immediately had we known. To all future guests, please do let us know by text or email if anything at all is amiss and we would address any problems quickly.. We do care for the comfort of our guests and make every effort to make your vacation as flawless as possible. Elena
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Great place. Very quiet

  • 5 of 5

The place is very nice and up to date. It is very quiet and relaxing and the beaches around there are great and it sits on an amazing golf course. Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 15.25%

Published rates do not include Hawaii General Excise and Transient Accommodation Tax (14.25%). TAT=10.25%, GET=4%; TAT ID #: W95641347-01; GE ID#: W95641347-01
Cleaning fee = $275.00.
Refundable damage deposit of $500.00.
Rates may change without notice until booking is confirmed.

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.