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say Aloha to 7 nights in paradise ! June 21-28, Beach Tower Villa with Views !

Paul Shaffer

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Paul Shaffer

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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say Aloha to 7 nights in paradise ! June 21-28, Beach Tower Villa with Views !

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

Ko Olina Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Hale Anuenue, Hawaiian for ' House Rainbow ' is a Penthouse Beach Villa on the 10th Floor of the Beach Tower. 'Heavenly' is how you will feel when you step into this comfortable and private villa that offers direct, unobstructed and simply spectacular ocean views from every room. There is space for your entire family, and lots of it. Experience the height of luxury while creating lifetime memories for your family. Relax on your lanai to enjoy that morning cup of coffee, or your favorite beverage as the sun sets over the spectacular ocean view. Watch whales from your private Lanai in season, (December to March), or views of the white sand beach or beach walk that wanders through the Beach Resort. This villa is just a 5 minute stroll down the beach walk from the new Disney Aulani Resort, and offers 4 times of more luxurious space for about the same price as a Garden View Room at Disney. Hale Anuenue is well appointed, comfortably furnished, and equipped with the best. A Penthouse Beach Villa vacation experience will live in your memory for years to come and is truly the perfect choice for your dream vacation.

Quoted prices include access to the first class fitness center, sauna, and shower rooms, complimentary garage parking for up to 2 cars near the elevator, Wi Fi Internet, all utilities including unlimited calling to 50 US States AND Canada. Quoted price at time of reservation will also include cleaning fee, and State of Hawaii GET and TAT taxes.

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Entertainment

This Villa includes a 46' Sony flat screen in the Living Room, and 40' Sony flat screens in each of the bedrooms. Hi definition digital cable boxes and DVD players in every room. Our DVD collection includes Academy Award winning best motion pictures of the year back to 1928. What was the 'Best Motion Picture' of the year you were born?

Cordless phones in every room with unlimited calling to the 50 US States, and Canada. Broadband wireless internet is included in the rate, along with all Beach Villas at Ko Olina resort amenities.

There are I-pod docking stations in every room.

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Parking and Restaurants

No parking fees. Two secure garage parking stalls are included, the main parking stall is just steps from the elevator, The second garage parking stall is about 50 feet away with convenient access. As the new Disney Aulani Resort is now open and only a 5 minute walk down the beach walk, you can enjoy all the restaurants there, without paying $35 daily for parking. In the other direction, 5 minutes along the Beach Walk is the famous Chucks Steak house. Also, this Villa is a short, 8 minute drive to Target, Costco, Safeway, and all the restaurants, shopping, and plenty of free parking that downtown Kapolei offers.

There are restaurants, a boutique grocery store, and the outstanding Roy's restaurant in easy walking distance from the Beach Villas. Master Chef Roy Yamaguchi, who was born in Tokyo, but now lives in Hawaii, specializes in Hawaiian fusion cuisine. His chain of Roy's Hawaiian fusion restaurants focuses on fresh seafood and uses a blend of fresh local ingredients combined with Asian spices and European sauces. Roy’s also features hand-cut meats, sushi, fresh shellfish and signature desserts and cocktails, including the Classic Hawaiian Martini.

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Oahu 'The Gathering Place'

All of the wonderful attractions of the entire island of Oahu are within a reasonable and scenic drive, and the best part of the day may be returning to your spacious beach villa.

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Kitchen

The fully equipped kitchen was designed by Master Chef Roy Yamaguchi. In addition to the best quality appliances, there is cookware, dishes, glassware, and everything you need to prepare and serve. Sub Zero fridge, freezer, ice maker and wine cellar, Wolfe 5 place glass cook top, oversize oven, every small appliance needed, including blender, coffee maker, mixer, and rice cooker. Twin dishwashers, and nearby trash chute make daily clean up quick and efficient.

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True Vacation Value

This two bedroom, two full bathroom penthouse villa is 1171 square feet, when the glass wall pocket doors gently disappear, the expansive 215 square feet of the open Lanai combine to make an indoor - outdoor private sanctuary with 1,386 square feet. This is Four Times the size of the average hotel room, and far more luxurious. Intelligent vacation planners will enjoy all of this well-appointed space for less than the price of one ocean view room at the Waikiki chain hotels. Most of our guest report a more restful and relaxing vacation here at the Beach Villas than in the hustle and bustle in Waikiki. By all means, please visit Waikiki, it's only a short drive away, (if you avoid traffic rush hours). When you are ready for some serious Rest and Relaxation away from crowds, this is the perfect spot.

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Lets talk

It only takes a minute and cost nothing to send an inquiry and start planning for that memorable vacation today. Please let us know how we can help. Your vacation of a lifetime is waiting, and you have earned the best for your family. Welcome to the spirit of Aloha.

Hawaii Tax ID Number W62477693-01.

We fully support all reporting and payment requirements for the State of Hawaii Transitory Accommodation tax and General Excise tax to preserve these unique and beautiful islands for future generations. Mahalo for doing your share.

Keywords: Beach Villa, Beach Resorts, On the Beach,

Pools, Swimming Pools, Hawaii Vacation, Free Broadband Wi-Fi, Spectacular View, HDTV, Beach Condo, Beach Rental, Free Parking

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Paul Shaffer (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2015

About Paul Shaffer

After traveling the world while working and living abroad for many years, we have found no place on Earth that can match the combination of the year round perfect weather and Aloha spirit of Hawaii. We have finished our search and purchased our retirement home in Ko Olina. As we have children in university, our retirement is still a few years in the future. So we decided to open this Beach Villa to others seeking a wonderful vacation experience. Sharing the Beach Villa with others also helps us cover the high cost of property taxes and home owners dues that are required to maintain the many amenities this property offers as a first class resort. We welcome you to experience the spirit of Aloha and welcome you to the Beach Villas at Ko Olina.

Who knows? You may decide you enjoy the experience so much that someday we may be neighbors.

Paul Shaffer purchased this villa in 2010

Why Paul Shaffer chose Ko Olina

Hawaii is a magical place. A place and a spirit that words can not describe. One must experience this feeling, called Aloha, to understand. Most people say they just 'feel' better, healthier, and more alive here in Paradise.

After vacationing in Waikiki many times, our family found the uncrowded beaches and quiet sanctuary of Ko Olina more of a relaxing family style vacation to soak up the true Aloha and get away from the crowds and commercialism of Waikiki. While the other Hawaiian islands all have their unique charms and attractions, Ko Olina with it's uncrowded beaches, extra sunshine, yet close proximity to all that Oahu has to offer made it the best choice for us.

What makes this villa unique

While all of the Beach Villas at Ko Olina are professionally constructed with the finest materials and well appointed with lavish finishes, the views and floor plan layouts in each unit DO vary widely. Also, this villa is in the Beach Tower, which is the building closest to the ocean. The Beach Tower is directly on the beach, so offers a wider direct ocean view. You are SO close to the beach that you can hear the soothing surf in the quiet evenings.

In this penthouse unit, you can leave the disappearing pocket doors open, creating an expansive indoor - outdoor living area and still enjoy your private comfort and spectacular views. Additionally, as a penthouse unit, you enjoy two garage parking stalls, one of which is directly across from the elevators.

Another benefit of this particular 'Blue Ginger' floor plan is the two bedrooms and baths are separated by the great room, which offer even more privacy for two couples or a family sharing the villa. If you desire a truly relaxing vacation experience, that will leave you feeling well rested after you return home, this is the perfect choice.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The Villa was fantastic, we loved every minute of it. Great views, Great Villa. Convenient. Quiet. Unbelievable, it was so nice. Thank you."
May 2012
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

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say Aloha to 7 nights in paradise ! June 21-28, Beach Tower Villa with Views !
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
Sedona, Az
5

Absolutely the best!

  • 5 of 5

Paul's unit on the 10th floor of the Ko Olina Beach Villas was absolutely amazing.

The pictures on the website were true to the core and the open front living area extending out to the patio gave you the feel of a huge home. We saw whales blowing and breaching every single day of our visit and the location was so nice and quiet without the crowds of Waikiki. Would recommend it to everyone and we travel a lot.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

We have previously stayed on Oahu near Waikiki and in a private home on the east side. Beach Villa at Ko Olina is our new favorite as it is more relaxing than the city. Tourist attractions are an easy drive in most cases (avoid morning rush hour to Honolulu) and you get to return to a more pleasant location at Ko Olina. Condo was pristine and comfortable. 10th floor on sunset side of building was great. Pools were not crowded and well furnished with lounges, tables and grills (if you wish). The lagoon was wonderful! Beach chairs etc. provided in the condo was great. Easy walk to very nice restaurants and short 5 minute car trip to Kapolei for provisions (Costco, Safeway). Owner and local property manager were exceptional. This is our "go to" place on Oahu!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Seattle, WA
5

Peaceful contrast to Waikiki

  • 5 of 5

After staying in Waikiki for a few days, the Beach Villas was a welcome sanctuary from the crowds from the busy Waikiki area and all that comes with that. The Villa and actual views were even better than the VRBO photos.

Owner is helpful and easy to deal with, being very responsive to our inquiry and questions. Deposit refund was prompt as promised.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Very quiet and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a quiet, relaxing vacation and found it here. The villa was really nice. Everything was clean and well maintained. The view was mesmerizing. I loved sitting out on the veranda with the ocean breeze. Being on the north side of the building was perfect, because we were always in the shade. Plus we had a great view of both the mountains and the ocean. I also enjoyed the lagoon. There was good snorkeling, small crowds, and there was lots of room in the grass to throw the football. We saw whales pretty much every day. I would definitely come back here.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha JW, Thanks for taking your time for the nice review. Watching the whales is memorizing and I always look forward to their return every season. Pleased to hear you had a quiet and relaxing vacation. Mahalo, P.
5

Perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

The condo is amazing. The views are spectacular. What we loved about the place was how quite it was. We had the lap pool to ourselves most mornings. You are steps away from the beach and a walking distance from some very nice restaurants. I highly recommend this location.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Mahalo for the nice review. Happy to hear you enjoyed the pool and local restaurants.
5

A beautiful and quiet vacation

  • 5 of 5

This condo was a pleasant change of pace from the Honolulu and Waikiki hustle and bustle. Its quiet and no crowds. It was our best visit to Oahu ever. Everything was very well maintained and clean. We had made our reservations about 10 months before our actual arrival and during those months leading up to our stay, some plans had changed, and the owner and property management was very considerate and helped every way they could to make the changes to our reservations to accommodate us. I doubt we will make it back to Oahu again, but if we do go, we know who to call for a place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha P. Thanks so much for your review, I share your appreciation for quiet and uncrowded. I really do hope you get another opportunity to come back for another visit. Getting to know guest who return is the best part of all of this. Mahalo P.

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Honolulu
Nearest Barpub
Beach Villas at Ko Olina
Nearest Golf
200 Metres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
H1
Nearest Restaurant
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
Honu Lagoon, Ko Olina Resort
Car: recommended

The Beach Villas at Ko Olina is a Luxury Beach Resort about 20 miles from Honolulu Airport, Head West on H1 and take the Ko Olina exit. The Beach Villas are about 1 Kilometer ahead on the right. The Beach villas are just down the beach, about 200 Yards from the new Disney Aulani Resort that just opened in August of 2011.

There are many restaurants available in easy walking distance from the Beach Villas, including Chucks Steak house, Roy's, the many restaurants at Ko Olina crossing and the others at the hotels along the beach walk. There is also an upscale Island Grocery in walking distance. Costco, Safeway, Target, and many other restaurants are only a few miles away in Kapolei, first exit back towards Honolulu from the Beach-villas.

There are grocery stores, excellent restaurants and shopping available in easy walking distance in the Ko Olina resort itself, or it is a short 10 minute drive to the city of Kapolei that has the full compliment of restaurants and shops.

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Rates & Availability

From $425 Per night

Ko Olina Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Value
Apr 19 2015 - May 31 2015
6 night minimum stay
$450
$3,150
$12,000
 
 
Summer 2015
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 6 2015
6 night minimum stay
$495
$3,465
 
 
Autumn Value 2015
Sep 7 2015 - Dec 17 2015
6 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
2015 Holiday
Dec 18 2015 - Jan 4 2016
6 night minimum stay
$770
 
 
Winter 2016
Jan 6 2016 - Apr 16 2016
6 night minimum stay
$545
$3,815
$13,500
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$550
$13,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee (per stay ) $318.00
Resort Fee (Per stay) $68.00
Refundable damage deposit $1,000.00
Card Fee, N/A for checks $148.00
Tax Rate 13.96%
Notes Rates are subject to change until reservation.
Weekly rates are quoted for check in on Saturday at 4 PM with check out Saturday 10 AM

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Ko Olina Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Premium bed, deep, pillow top mattresses, soft, but with firm support. , Twin or Single Beds (2) Two extra long twins or a King in Guest bedroom, your choice. Premium pillow top mattresses. , Baby Cribs (1) Pak n Play folding crib , Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New Queen size sleeper sofa from quality furnisher, CS Wo in Honolulu
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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