About the property
- Condo1200 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
This Hawaiian plantation-style condo in the Fairway Villas resort complex is surrounded by the greens and fairways of the Waikoloa Beach Golf Course. We are centrally located across the lake from the Kings' Shops and within walking distance of the Queen's Market Place. The beautiful crescent-shaped white sand beach of Anaeho'omalu Bay is a fifteen minute walk away. Hapuna and Kauna'oa (Mauna Kea), within a fifteen minute drive, are also picture perfect Hawaiian beaches.
Enjoy the newly refinished infinity edge pool with elevated rock spa overlooking the 4th hole and Kings' Lake, the fitness center, and the poolside gas barbecues.
Our two bedroom, two bathroom first floor Golf Villa offers a relaxing and convenient location to fully enjoy all the Big Island has to offer. It is decorated in tropical style, and provides many amenities including a complete kitchen with granite counter tops, stocked with a full complement of small appliances and utensils, our favorite spices and cookbooks to make this your home away from home.
The master bedroom has a king size bed, with a Serta iComfort pillow-top mattress and a "smart" TV. The master bath features a large soaking tub, separate shower, double sinks with a marble countertop, and large walk-in closet. The guest bedroom has two twin beds, which can be pushed together to form a queen-sized bed. There is also a convertible queen-sized sleep-sofa in the living room.
The living room includes a large screen Samsung smart HDTV, digital HD/DVR cable, DVD/BlueRay player, free high speed wireless/wired Internet access, and stereo. There is a large selection of mainly Hawaiian music CDs, movies for the entire family, island, volcano and reef documentaries. Enjoy our collection of guide books and books about Hawaiian culture, history and famous visitors.
Relax under the ceiling fan on our lanai and watch the sunset or play a game or puzzle from our entertainment center. Enjoy the view of the 4th tee and Kings' Lake, with Hualalai Mountain as the backdrop. The lanai closet holds beach chairs, umbrella and toys.
This is our Hawaiian home, and we have furnished it with everything we appreciate during a long stay. We think you will enjoy it too.
Hawaiian State Tax ID GE-153-796-6080-01
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- within a few hours
- english, french
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 15, 2018
About Roger Taillon
Aloha! We are a retired couple with grown children and grandchildren. While we spend most of the year on the east coast, close to family, we also like to travel. And we spend several weeks a year in our second home on our favorite place, the Big Island of Hawaii. Kay & Roger Taillon
Roger Taillon purchased this Condo in 2002
Why Roger Taillon chose Puako
We had been vacationing on several Hawaiian Islands every few years beginning in 1984, when we visited Maui. Although all the Hawaiian islands are beautiful, we decided that Hawaii is our favorite. It is the biggest, the most diverse, with the volcanoes, beautiful beaches, tropical rain forest, ranchland, and coffee farms, many activities and great restaurants. The Kohala Coast, where our condo is located, has the best beaches, some of the best restaurants, and is relatively uncrowded. So when we were ready to retire, it was a natural choice for our second home.
What makes this Condo unique
Our condo is furnished as our second home, so it is comfortable and fully equiped for a long stay. The view from the lanai at sunset is beautiful. The condo is within walking distance of numerous activities, and an easy drive to others.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
They thought of everything!
This property is fantastic for a young family. The owners have thought of everything to make your stay enjoyable. From the well stocked kitchen, beach equipment, music, DVDs, travel books and clear instructions/directions, your stay will be relaxed and stress free. The unit is nicely appointed in traditional Hawaiian style. One bedroom has a comfortable queen bed and the other two twin beds great for kids. Each room has a TV to help put you to sleep if jet lag doesn't get you first. The unit and whole community are well maintained. We met nothing but friendly people at the pool and BBQ. Everyone was warm and charming. The pool is intimate and there is a community, open-air gym as well as well equipped BBQ area all within 50 yards of the unit. Many thanks to The Tallons for their generosity and for thinking of everything that made our family trip a memorable one.
A true Oasis in Paradise
We loved our stay at this unit. Everything is provided.TV's were great ..kitchen fully equipped and up to date..Furniture in excellent condition and always being renewed..
There is nothing missing or lacking within..The owners have decorated with an eye towards making it feel very warm and inviting..Thje a/c when needed is efficient and quiet..A truly 5 star experience. Also the entire complex is beautifully landscaped and maintained including the pool complex and barbecue grills. Would not hesitate to recommend staying here to the most demanding traveler..
Great Value, Great Vacation, Great R&R!
Stayed February 2018. This is the fourth time that we have had the pleasure of staying at Roger and Kay’s little gem (2012, 2013, 2016, 2018). We have already booked for 2020, as we simply don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to relax in ‘our’ little spot in Paradise. At this point, we have spent a total of 12 weeks in this unit.
We have read the reviews and are quite surprised at some of the comments.
The location is perfect. Within walking distance of just about everything, but tucked away on the golf course, far from traffic. Puako is special, with some very underused and secluded beaches. Try and be there at high tide for snorkeling in the tidal pools and watching the turtles come in and out. The condo association is talking about adding solar heating to the pool, so the cold pool issue should be a thing of the past. We ended up cooking a lot more in the unit and at the BBQs than we have in the past. Talk about feeling like home! As mentioned elsewhere, well stocked with spices and many essentials. Just replace what you use, and maybe a bit more.
In those 12 weeks, the only insects that we have seen were the odd fly that would sneak in while the door was open. I did see a gecko in the unit this year. But that’s good luck and takes care of that odd fly.
The bedroom AC was great, I had to turn it off for the night as the room was cool enough for my wife. After reading the complaint about the AC, it seemed like defeating the purpose to have the AC running and the windows open.
Yes, the sheets are not quite the right size. Big deal. I’m not asking for military corners! Pillows not like home? Suck it up, Buttercup. And Roger charges a very reasonable rate. A friend of mine stayed in E block, paid over $200 a night and had cockroaches. Another friend was staying in his brother’s condo in K and was paying just as much!
Remember that this is someone’s home. With continued occupation and use, things will wear out or break. We arrived the day after the “Handle on kitchen faucet loose and could not be fixed” comment and saw no issues. We noticed an issue with the dishwasher and let Roger know. There was a repairman out the next morning and it was working nicely within an hour. Considering the use that it gets, it has held up pretty well. And cleanliness has never been a problem for us. Treat it as you would your own home!
Roger, we love the new mattress, fridge and chairs. Not crazy about the sofa though, just a bit slippery. 😊
Thank you very much for your detailed review! We are happy that you once again enjoyed your stay, and appreciate your comments. We are looking forward to your next stay. Mahalo!
Nice unit and good size
Stayed Jan-Feb 2018. We had a good stay. The location is great for walking to King and Queen shopping areas. We did have some issues noted below, but the owner was very quick to contact the management company for repairs. Issues do come up and the owner has to rely on the management company to handle them. At first the management company was very slow to respond, but did improve as the week went on. Would stay again if the master bedroom AC worked better. Can't imagine how hot the master bedroom would be during the summer months. Master bedroom and lanai face afternoon sun.
4 stars if not for master bedroom AC issue
Nice master bedroom bed. For some reason the sheets used were for a normal depth bed, but the bed requires deep pocket. Corners kept coming off.
Nice speed WiFi provided
All pillows were very soft. It would have been nice if firmer ones were also provided
Unit is on golf course. If you like to leave the windows open, the golf course machines start going by as early as 6:15 am
No issue with parking and we had two cars
Here is the good and not so good.
Very well stocked with kitchen, household and beach items
Good size lanai with table for 4
Had what we needed for a one week stay
Not so good:
AC in master bedroom never worked as good as other two units. It seemed to have an issue, but the AC repair company pushed off the issue as user error. Was not happy with that!
Hall bath light and toilet not working correctly upon arrival-Fixed
Only partially used toilet paper role provided upon arrival in each bathroom
Handle on kitchen faucet loose and could not be fixed
We're happy that the guests, in general, had a good stay. We understand the biggest problem was the air conditioning, and that would be frustrating. The AC service people, however, said the unit was set too low, which caused it to freeze up. It started working again after being allowed to thaw. We checked with the current guests who say they have the AC set at 70 degrees and it is working fine.
Our management company had the flickering bathroom light and the leaky stop valve on the toilet replaced as soon as the problems were reported. We believe all sheets for the thick master bedroom mattress have deep pockets; we're sorry if they still come off. As for the toilet paper, our cleaning people apparently forgot to leave extra rolls this time.
Good location and property amenities but the cleaning company is not properly cleaning the unit.
The condo is located in a great part of the property with a lake/golf course view and in walking distance to shopping and the pool. The master bed was very comfortable. The unit is stocked with island guide books and cooking utensils which was very convenient. It is also a short drive to A-Bay which is an amazing beach. It has the potential to be great but we were disappointed at the lack of cleanliness. I had to clean mold off the shower tile and floors were very dirty. Also the sheets were stained and looked dirty like they might not have been properly laundered. The cups that were in the cupboard were also dirty and I had to scrub the coffee stains off and send everything through the dishwasher again. Also the couch upholstery and carpet looked like they needed to be cleaned as well. We also killed several bugs and cockroaches inside the unit. I know in the tropics this can be difficult to control. I would reccomend switching cleaning services or property management services to make sure they are properly cleaning and hiring pest control services between guests.
We were disappointed to learn that a few recent guests were unhappy with the cleanliness of our condo. We met with the cleaning company to discuss specific issues and solutions. We have taken several actions in response:
--we replaced the living room sofa bed and chairs;
--for problems related to our new air conditioning system, we have increased the frequency of service visits;
--we checked the sheets and towels, and now all are sparkling white;
--we had the carpet cleaned again, and the tile floor steam cleaned
--we signed a new contract with Orkin pest control, which in addition to regular treatments, allows for emergency visits if a guest experiences a problem;
--we fixed the sticky lanai closet door, so guests can more easily get to the beach chairs, umbrellas and boogie boards.
Roger & Kay
Paradise at its finest!
This ground floor condo was fabulous! It came with everything you could possibly need! The owner was fantastic to work with. My husband is terminally ill and the owner was so kind and said that we could cancel if medically needed. Thank God we were able to make the trip! Our family loved the condo and thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Big Island!
Two golf courses in resort. Swimming, snorkeling and water sports activities at A-bay beach. Scuba and deep sea fishing nearby. Luau and dolphin interaction at nearby hotels. Day trip to active Kilauea Volcano. Other Activities: boating, shopping, kayaking
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Weekly rates are designed to give the seventh night free (calculated at six times the daily rate) Hawaiian State Tax IDs: GE-153-796-6080-01 (General Excise Tax) TA-153-796-6080-01 (Transient Accommodations Tax)