Nestled under a cool canopy of palms in the acclaimed gated oceanfront Mauna Lani Terrace resort, our 1,453 square- foot, 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom partial ocean-view condominium is an Idyllic locale for your next Hawaii holiday. Why pay the retail resort price for the stunning seaside sanctuary? Save up to 50% or more by booking directly through the owner.
Mauna Lani Terrace, situated in the resort's No 1- rated condo between the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and the Mauna Lani Beach Club, is ideal for those who insist on luxury at a reasonable rate. Ten-foot ceilings, 9-foot mahogany sliding doors, mahogany and natural stone finishes, and authentic South Pacific artwork throughout further make this the perfect Hawaiian hideaway. Quality construction with 8-inch concrete walls guarantees the utmost in privacy and intimacy.
Sit back and relax in the king master suite with Hawaiian hardwood headboard, nightstands and armoire, as well as a private lanai, TV, DVD, and en suite bath. Sleeping accommodations also include a second master suite that can be configured as a king or 2 extra-long twins, with its own TV/DVD and en suite bath.
Spread out and unwind in the comfy and casual partial ocean-view living area with 2 sofas and flat-screen TV and stereo system with Ipod docking station. Watch fish jump in the historic ponds built by Hawaiian kings and feed local exotic birds from the ground-level unit's shady lanai.
Prepare a scrumptious meal in the gourmet kitchen featuring a double-door Kitchen-Aid refrigerator with filtered water and crushed-ice dispenser and new quiet Bosch dishwasher. Sit at the 3 kitchen bar stools or gather the whole family in dining area with partial ocean-view lanai. After dinner, lounge on a chaise on the obscured ocean-view lanai or mix a cocktail at the al fresco wet bar.
It's only a few steps to the Terrace's private gated pool, hot tub, sauna, and exclusive renovated stainless-steel BBQ area with picnic tables that can be reserved especially for your group. It's only a few paces further to the private Mauna Lani Beach Club, featuring the newly renovated Ocean Front cafe and bar, all on a lovely cove with some of the most sensational snorkeling anywhere in Hawaii. (Swim side by side with the graceful green sea turtles who call the cove home.)
You can also drive to the gated Beach Club in minutes and park for free if you don't feel up to the short walk. Adjacent to the Club is Mauna Lani Sea Adventures, which hosts scuba diving, sunset cruises and snorkeling trips. Golfers in your group will be stunned by the picturesque North and South courses, just a few steps down the path, where you will have advance booking privileges and preferential tee times. Sun, sand and sea lovers will gravitate toward the world-class white, black and green beaches within a short walk, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, scuba or just tanning.
Bikers, hikers, joggers and walkers can discover miles of trails winding through nearby ancient Hawaiian fish ponds. Adventurous types can explore the majestic Kilauea Volcano, swim with the dolphins, watch for whales between November and April, or take advantage of the neighboring fishing holes, waterfalls, rain forests and horse farms. Those who would rather shop and dine are seconds away from the island's most upscale collection of boutiques, galleries and eateries, including Foodland Farms gourmet market, Ruth's Chris steakhouse, and Tommy Bahama store and restaurant.
Feel like being pampered? The Mauna Lani Spa, rated No. 1 in Hawaii and No. 3 in the world by Conde Nast Traveler in 2008, offers exhilarating treatments for the nurturing of your mind, body and soul. Its Sports and Fitness Club features a lap pool , 6 tennis courts, a state-of-the-art gym and a steam room. On staff are personal trainers, nutritionists, professional tennis coaches, and yoga and Pilates instructors. Buy a punch card and get discounted rates on your classes.