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Immaculate Elegance, Your Peaceful Haven // Last minute discounts

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,293 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Look no farther for your dream Hawaiian vacation. Just a short walk to white sand beaches set against turquoise waters, or drive 4 minutes to the world-class private owner's beach. Watch the sunset over the gentle waves while dining in an open air beachside restaurant. Lounge on one of 2 private lanais, or beside the oversized lagoon-style swimming pool. Indulge in world-class golfing, whale watching, and all the glories of the Big Island.

We take pride in offering you a beautifully furnished, immaculate retreat from the cares of the world. We've designed it to be upscale while still offering a tropical, Hawaiian flair.

The MASTER SUITE boasts carved Hawaiian furnishings, luxurious bedding on a king sized bed. An en-suite private bath with jacuzzi tub, dual sinks, granite counters, travertine floors, high-end separate shower, and plush towels complete your experience. Enjoy morning coffee or tea on the comfortable lanai right outside the suite overlooking the glorious Mauna Lani resort.

KITCHEN: Our town home offers you a gourmet dream kitchen, fully stocked with cookware and dinner ware. You'll enjoy gleaming granite counters, a teak-wood table for six and elegant service ware. Everything you could want. You'll find a GE profile stove, full oven, and microwave. Or step out onto the lanai to the outdoor kitchen with a sink, granite counter, and built-in stainless steel Viking grill. A coffee maker, Keurig Coffee system, toaster, tea kettle, and everything you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay are also provided.

SECOND BEDROOM: The 2nd bedroom is set with a king sized bed, and luxurious bedding. An adjacent full bath makes this the ideal home for 2 couples to share. Upon request, you will find two futon pads and linens to sleep another two people comfortably.

LIVING ROOM: Relax on high end furnishings in front of the flat-panel TV with surround sound, DVD player, cable TV, and wifi. Top quality furnishings transport you to the beauty and peace that you came to Hawaii to find.

THE BEACH: It's all about the beach, and you'll find gorgeous options within the resort. Our favorite is the private Beach Club with its white sand beach. Your exclusive KEY CARD gets you and your group into this gorgeous owner's beach and club only 4 minutes away. Comfortable blue cabanas are free, or use the beach chairs, cooler, and towels we supply. Enjoy drinks and the beach-side bar, munch on appetizers, or enjoy a full meal at this casual but exclusive club. SNORKELING here has been compared to swimming in a rich person's aquarium.

SPA: The Mauna Lani Spa and Racquet Club offers incredible relaxation and full tennis courts (extra charges apply).

GOLF: Mauna Lani Resort is a luxury Hawaii golf resort with two championship golf courses, Mauna Lani North and South. Both golf courses offer a challenging experience to novice and professional golf enthusiasts alike. Mauna Lani has received Golf Magazine's Gold Medal Award every year since 1988 and was host to the Senior Skins Golf Game for 11 years. The Big Island golf courses at this luxury resort are masterpieces of design, each strikingly different, yet equally challenging. GOLF DISCOUNTS are available when you stay as our guest at Mauna Lani.

WORKOUT ROOM: Steps away from our villa, or indulge yourself at the Fitness, Tennis, and Spa Center minutes away.

POOL: Relax beside the waterfall, bubble away your anxieties in the hot tub, and cool off in the lagoon style swimming pool steps away from your lanai.

RESTAURANTS: Within Mauna Lani's resort, enjoy Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Tommy Bahama's Restaurant, or the numerous restaurants at the Fairmont Orchid and the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel. Minutes away, at the Waikoloa Beach Resort, you'll find more choices including Roy's Bar and Grill, Starbucks, Romano's Macaroni Grill and both upscale and casual local fare. Don't forget numerous nearby choices for a LUAU... a must-see for every Hawaiian traveller.

SHOPPING: Great grocery store within walking distance, or others a short drive away. Tiffany's, Tommy Bahama's, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, and other high end shopping only minutes away.


We are ready to do everything we can to make your stay memorable, peaceful, beautiful, and better than you ever hoped it could be. We take pride in and love our home away from home and hope that you enjoy your stay and find it to be just what you were looking for.

We take pride in keeping our Hawaii home feeling updated and new. For example, we recently installed a brand new Samsung front-loading, full-sized washer and drier. In the last year, we put in a new, high-end Samsung microwave. The new, stainless steel Whirlpool refrigerator went in in December, 2014. When you book with us, you will not be staying in a run-down neglected rental, but in a much loved and cared for family home.

Perfect for your family vacation, honeymoon, second honeymoon, anniversary, couples retreat, special event, romantic getaway, emotional recharge, outdoor adventures, photographers dream, tropical retreat, and just to visit the most interesting, beautiful, diverse place on earth.

[We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone, subject to the limits of law. Hawaii Tax ID: W69569020-01]

More Details

Bill and Margaret
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Bill and Margaret

Having grown up in Chicago's harsh winters, it was a real treat for us to find this little slice of paradise on Hawaii's most majestic island. Though we call California home, our hearts are in Hawaii. We're both professors, and Bill is a minister, and we'll do all we can to exceed expectations, and make your stay better than you hoped it would be.

Bill and Margaret purchased this townhome in 2014

Why Bill and Margaret chose Puako

Mauna Lani stands head and shoulders above others as the premier resort on the Big Island. The Fairways have the perfect location, a glorious pool, and beautiful accommodations. We feel tremendous tranquility and tropical relaxation as soon as we walk in the door, and that's our hope for you.

What makes this townhome unique

When you rent from us, you'll find that we're committed to you, personally. We want to please you. If anything's not right, give us a call, and we'll scramble the jets to make it right. We care about you, and hope to make you a repeat visitor for years to come. Our hope and prayer for you is that your stay at our beautiful place refreshes your spirit, and gives you a sense of serenity as you bask in the sunshine and gentle breezes of the most beautiful spot on earth.


Puako Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1293 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Travertine floors and dual granite sinks with jetted tub.
    Bath 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite counters, full bath.
  • Get started with high end bath products and luxurious linens.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Beautiful decor with ensuite bath.
    2nd Bedroom - 1 king , With adjacent full bath.
    Extra floor mattresses - For parties of 5-6 we provide floor mattresses & linens.
  • Beautiful duvets, hypoallergenic Cotton-Loft blankets, crisp, comfortable linens, comfort mattresses, luxury surroundings. Master bed has its own lanai.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We are delighted to work with you to make your time here special. Let us know if your trip is a honeymoon, second honeymoon, anniversary, marriage, vow renewal, or other special event.


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Immaculate Elegance, Your Peaceful Haven // Last minute discounts
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews
San Francisco

Quiet, immaculate, luxurious 🌺✨

  • 5 of 5

RUN, don't walk, to book this amazing rental for your stay in Hawaii. My boyfriend and I stayed for a week over the Thanksgiving 2017 holiday. The rental is flawless, and I second what other reviewers noted about the thoughtful and luxurious touches that make this rental feel like home (comfortable bed, upscale furniture, fine kitchenware). The unit is also very quiet and calm. This was important to me as I am highly sensitive to noise, and always worry about things like road noise, pool noise, or noisy neighbors when deciding on a rental unit. So, if you too happen to be someone who is also sensitive to noise: please take it from me when I say that this unit is peaceful and serene and very quiet indeed. With the doors closed, is is practically sound sealed. The unit is adjacent to the Fairways entrance so, yes, there is some activity there during the day — but we were gone during the day anyways and it clears out entirely in the evening. I couldn't hear anything from the pool, and the downstairs lanai is tucked away from the neighboring unit so it feels totally private. There are palm trees all around the unit and it's very calming.

Everything in the house was well-labeled for our ease of use, and the owner was polite and responsive throughout the booking process. Even though we were just one couple, we enjoyed having the extra space compared to a hotel room or smaller rental. We came to scuba dive so had lots of diving and photography gear that we were able to spread out and work on. We enjoyed using the BBQ one night to make hamburgers. We brought our Apple TV and hooked it up to the living room media unit so that we could watch Netflix and rent movies on iTunes. It's my second time staying in the Mauna Lani because the private beach club is divine and so worth it.

We had a great time on the island. Some of our top recommendations:

📍Tommy Bahama Restaurant at The Shops at Mauna Lani (key lime pie is outstanding)

📍Lava Lava Beach Club in Waikoloa (3 greens and grain bowl)

📍Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona (rated #1 place to eat in the US on Yelp in 2014)

📍Holuakoa Gardens and Cafe (good for post-Volcanoes National Park)

📍Nāpua at the Mauna Lani Beach Club (mango margaritas, sunset cocktails)

📍Mai Grille by Allen Hess in Waikoloa for breakfast (order the coffee)

📍Big Island Divers (don't miss the manta ray night dive)

📍Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company (low key vibe and fun tastings)

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your kind words mean everything to us, as we work so hard to provide an beautiful, relaxing home away from home for our guests. We appreciate you, and you are always welcome back to our little piece of Paradise. Mahalo, Bill & Margi
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Fabulous home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Wish I could call this place MY home! It was so elegant, peaceful, beautiful, and just what we needed as our home base on the Big Island. The five of us totally enjoyed every aspect of your home, and loved having all the amenities right at hand. It was nice having a washer and dryer right in the unit, complete with laundry products. There was sunscreen, insect repellent, ample beach towels - all things you don't want pack, but necessities! The kitchen was totally furnished, from the Keurig (love it!) to a blender, lots of pots and pans, all utensils, and the grill! The Viking grill got quite the workout while we were there. We didn't eat out much - just grilled or snacked. We did attend the luau at the Fairmont Orchid on our last night, and it was fabulous. Two of our party golfed, twice. We spent lots of time at the pool and/or beach, and most times the pool and hot tub were our own private oasis. Thank you for sharing this wonderful place with others. It was our first VRBO experience, and we will definitely go that route again.

The Stones (stayed Dec. 31-Jan. 7, 2018)

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful townhome in quiet area

  • 5 of 5

Four of us spent 16 days in this lovely townhome. Owners, Bill and Margaret were a delight to deal with and answered all my questions. We spent a lot of time ain the pool and the frounds were very well maintained. We also spent time at the private beach and enjoyed that very much. We had a car so we toured around and we always gald to get back to our peaceful home. We ate every meal outside on the patio and many meals were cooked there. The beds were very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boise, ID

Excellent property, great location!!!

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommended Bill’s property, it’s in a great location in Mauna Lani with access to their private beach club. We had everything we needed, and the property was will appointed. We will return for another stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice property well equipped and good location.

  • 4 of 5

Was advertised with air conditioning but nothing about only going to 76° but with the ceiling fans it worked out ok .

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazingly relaxing and quiet!!! Much better experience than a resort hotel.

  • 5 of 5

I felt light headed my blood pressure dropped so low. The perfect retreat to renew and refresh. The goal of our trip was to unwind and relax, enjoy each other and catch up on reading. I think I read 4 books. Thank you Bill and Margi for an incredible time. Your place is a blessing!! Thanks for sharing! Bruce & Sue

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hulihee Palace
"Hard to beat for beauty, relaxation, swimming, snorkeling, and peace. "
Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Kona Airport (KOA)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Beach Club, Tommy Bahamas, Ruth's Chris.
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Mauna Lani:
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Tommy Bahamas & Ruth's Christ Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
The Beach at the Fairmont Orchid
Car: necessary

Minutes to the island's most gorgeous sandy beaches, key card to private beach club with free cabanas for your enjoyment. Rental shack for all the beach toys you can imagine. Beautiful restaurant and bar overlooking emerald waters and white sand beach. Tropical paradise awaits. Dine at Ruth's Chris 5-star steakhouse, or Tommy Bahama's top-class eatery. Walk to Kimobean for amazingly fresh Kona coffee. Enjoy gorgeous breakfast buffets at the Fairmont Orchid or the Mauna Lani Bay Bungalows, each with breathtaking views of the sparkling sea. Watch humpback whales breach, hike through the rain forests, stroll through the magical fish ponds, visit an active volcano, zip through the rainforest canopy on a zip line, ride horses along the sea, or kick back and enjoy a drink or two in the most relaxing place on earth.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee per Stay $194 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

Thank you for trusting us with your Hawaii vacation. We'll work hard to provide you a beautiful home base for your trip. Check-in: 4:00 pm. Check-out: 10:00 am. We're unable to give refunds within 60 days of arrival, even for storm, weather, earthquake, power outages, etc. Guests are strongly urged to obtain trip cancellation insurance. Mauna Lani Fairways Rules apply, posted in the home.
Occasionally we will need to offer access to contractors, workers, sub-contractors, cleaners, real estate agents, and others to our home during your stay. We will inform you when this occurs. We will make every effort to accommodate your schedule when this happens, but reserve the right to offer entry when necessary.
Like most properties in Hawaii, there are limitations set on the Air Conditioner, though our guests find it to be quite cool enough, especially when used with the ceiling fans. The thermostat is upstairs, and will go as low as 76 degrees. Every four hours, it resets itself to 79 degrees (as most people are out of the house most days). We reserve the right to alter these minimum temps.

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.