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~ WAIALEA BAY! Ocean views & Pool. AIR CONDITIONED bedrooms

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

Four-bedroom oceanview home/walk to beach

Please note, the nightly rate varies with the number of people staying this lovely home. Hale Wailani is an elegant home built with handcrafted quality and style, brilliantly designed for maximum outdoor living and gorgeous views of Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa, the Kohala Mountains and Waialea Bay from nearly everywhere in the house. With 3,700-square-feet over two stories (plus an additional 2,000-square-feet of covered lanai), this spacious house has four bedrooms, three baths, and two living rooms, making it ideal for larger gatherings of families or friends.

Situated at the top of a small, very private enclave, Hale Wailani is just a two-minute walk down a nearby foot path to a small, sandy beach decorated by nature with bleached driftwood sculpture against black lava outcroppings. It’s a stunning spot, perfect for snorkeling, sunbathing or enjoying shade and views of Maui and the Kohala Mountains. For the adventurous, you’ll also be just steps from the Ala Kahakai Trail, the pathway of the ali’i (royalty), and now part of the National Park Service Trail System.

Wailani at Waialea Bay is a masterpiece of site planning and house design, providing seamless open-air lifestyle, maximum privacy and spectacular views mauka (mountain) to makai (sea). Upstairs and down, there are breathtaking views of Waialea Bay, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and the Kohala Mountains.

On both levels of this two-story home, covered lanai run the full length of the house with multiple sliding doors providing indoor/outdoor living throughout. A graceful pool echoes the shape of the house, while rock walls shelter the grassy yard and the personal gardens of the master bedroom suite and first-floor guest bedroom.

Hale Wailani is just south of Hapuna State Beach, rated one of the best beaches in the world, and just north of the delightful beach community of Puako. Enjoy the peace and privacy of Wailani, along with proximity to world-class golf, dining and resorts.

At the front entrance of the home, you are greeted by Birds of Paradise, cobalt Blue Ginger and colorful Croton plantings, while songbirds lend a musical note to the tropical landscape. Inside, the elegant black-and-white kitchen has granite countertops, Samoan hardwood floors, a large pantry and breakfast table and chairs. Sliding glass doors bring the outdoors in, and inlaid-rock lanai matches the flooring of the full bath/powder room just off the kitchen.

A very spacious living/dining room provides views of the Pacific and the Kohala Mountains. Here, too, sliders open to the lanai, yard and pool, which are sheltered by a rock wall and tall gate. Choose to dine casually outdoors (a grill stands ready nearby) at the patio dining table or more elegantly indoors at the glass dining table. Wicker furniture with glass tops and island-style upholstery are attractive yet comfortable. A television and CD player and CDs provide entertainment. A mirror-backed credenza reflects the outdoors back into the room for an even more spacious feel. Décor includes artwork of Hawaiian culture and flora and fauna, such as the magnificent manta rays and delightful honu (sea turtles). Full-corner windows offer unobstructed views, especially great for wintertime spotting of visiting whales.

The first-floor master bedroom suite, with king-size bed and sumptuous upholstered chaise lounge, is decorated in soothing colors and Asian artwork and offers ocean and mountain views. There is a large walk-in closet. The master bath, privately situated next to a cozy lanai with torch ginger plantings, has high ceilings, a black-tile counter with companion sinks, and a toilet set apart by a pocket door. A huge walk-in shower/tub room is fully tiled with two showerheads—one for the taller person!

The downstairs guest bedroom also has a sliding glass door to a similarly private lanai, cleverly connected to--though separate from--the master lanai. Along with a king-size bed, the room offers rattan furniture and a large closet with a safe.

The second-story suite offers sweeping views of the ocean and mountains and beautiful sunsets. Another covered lanai runs the full length of the house, with sliding glass doors expanding the living areas throughout. Relax outside in lounge chairs or at the dining table for evening cards and board games. Or watch television in the living room, with plenty of seating in the large sectional sofa or on one of the tall queen-sized day beds which double as extra sleeping spots. Bookshelves provide a range of reading, including guidebooks and local culture. A charming secretary desk sits in the book corner for an inspiring spot to write letters and postcards back home. A convenient sink and mini-fridge make this a perfect, convenient suite for your teenage children, young-adult family or other traveling companions.

One of the two upstairs bedrooms has a queen-size bed plus two twin beds and a double closet. The other bedroom has a king-size bed, privacy from the living area, double closets and ocean and Mauna Kea views. These bedrooms share a bathroom with two sinks, shower/tub and toilet.

This corner lot with circular drive provides a 2-car garage and ample parking. GE and TA tax number W74489143-01

More Details


Puako House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • 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 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Large bathroom with garden courtyard/used by bdrm 1 or 2
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Smaller room to be used by bedroom two or from the pool area
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs bedroom shared between bedrooms 3 and 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Garden courtyard, mountain view, AC, attached bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Room for the kids or youngsters who prefer to sleep near mom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Large airy room with sliding door to the lanai and oceanview
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Attached full bathroom, AC
  • Comfortable king-size bed, large walk-in closet, AC, lots of windows with views of the mountains and tropical vegetation
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
This is the ONLY vacation home on this bay which also has a private pool. The gated neighborhood consists of just 15 homes.


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~ WAIALEA BAY! Ocean views & Pool. AIR CONDITIONED bedrooms
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful home. Great for our family get-together.

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful and spacious for the seven of us. Lots of nooks to settle in, and great views of the lovely landscaping everywhere through the window-walls in the living room and kitchen. Loved having the beach nearby. Had everything we could have wanted, and more!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect house for a group or 2 families

  • 5 of 5

A group of cousins from Canada came together for a Hawaiian experience and it was perfect. Mornings on the beach with coffee, fun dinners together sharing the days adventures and space for those who wanted a bit of quiet time away from the group and a perfect pool to relax in. The house is well equipped and managed extremely well by 2 papayas. I highly recommend the property and the management company. Aloha

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durango Co

Midwest bunch

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't be a nicer rental . House has everything way more than a typical vacation rental.Great for families with kids of any age. Beach is perfect shade, sand, snorkeling and lots of sun if needed. Introduction to house by 2 Papayas was very well done and helpful for a fast start to our vacation. Excellent location close to Air Port, Kona, Hotels grocery shopping golf etc.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was our most fun "Family Vacation" ever. Celebrating 50th Anniversary & High School Graduation

  • 5 of 5

The beautiful home had room for our daughter's family upstairs; our son had his own room downstairs, as well as my husband and myself at the opposite end of the house. The pool was fabulous with plenty of beach towels and sun lotions. The beach was accessible for my husband on his scooter. The grandkids snorkeled and kayaked (thanks to Mary's recommendation of a rental place.) I was concerned about the living area not being air conditioned, but It wasn't a problem as we spent most of our time at the pool; grilling and eating all our cooked meals on the patio. The house was fully stocked with everything needed to make our stay most enjoyable. We could not have been more pleased with Mary and 2Papayas!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Home was perfect for our family of 10!lovely home

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home just a short walk from a great beach. The kitchen was well appointed and had everything we needed and then some. Worked well for our 3 generations of family with lots of group and private spaces.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great sandy beach access. Nice, big, clean, quiet, beautiful home. The bedrooms were air-conditioned, which made the nights very comfortable. The rest of the house was a bit hot, but in a way that almost added to the charm of being in Hawaii. The ladies at 2 Papaya's were wonderful. It would be very hard to top this vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Mary A. Fox R (B) Active
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Mary A. Fox R (B) Active

Aloha, I am Mary Fox, R (B) and owner of 2 Papayas, LLC. I manage this wonderful Puako home on behalf of the Owners. I would love to help you and your family find the perfect home for your stay on the Big Island. I am a local resident, myself, so I am available to greet you upon arrival, answer any questions you may have, or attend to any concerns or requests that may arise during your stay. Until we meet in Paradise...

Mary A. Fox R (B) Active purchased this house in 2012

Guestbook comments from the manager

It was a beautiful, roomy house. Amazing views, beautiful details. We had an amazing family vacation. Thank you!
Jul 2017
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2Papaya Vacation Rentals
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M's Puako General Store
Blue Dragon Restaurant and Spa
The Shops at Mauna Lani
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Seafood Bar
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Mauna Kea, Hapuna, Mauna Lani
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 19 (Queen Ka'ahumanu)
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Under the Bodhi Tree
Nearest Beach
Waialea Bay (Beach 69) walk from house
Car: necessary

This home is located in the small gated community on Waialea Bay, one of the best sandy beaches on the island. There are about 15 homes in the neighborhood.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning fee $700 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

The standard rate is for up to 8 people. There is a fee for additional guests. Quoteable rates are for planning purposes only and are NOT AN EXACT QUOTE due to rate differences for the number of guests staying, and limitations in the vrbo software. Please call or emails us directly for an exact quote. We are a professional real estate company licensed in the state of Hawaii.

Due to high fees, at this time, we are not accepting credit card payments. 1/4th rent due by check within 14 days of booking. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival. Each payment, once received, is non-refundable in the event of cancellation unless we can rebook dates. Cmas/NYs differ. We highly recommend purchasing trip insurance, check out

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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