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Dave & Sandy

Member since: 2000
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Speaks: english

Mauna Lani Terrace H303 - Luxury Ocean Front Penthouse

25 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Waimea Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

The Mauna Lani Terrace is located within the world class Mauna Lani Resort. NOTE: OTHER CONDOS IN THIS COMPLEX DO NOT COMPARE TO DAVE & SANDY'S H303. DON'T BE MISLED. ONLY A TOP FLOOR CORNER PENTHOUSE LOCATION WILL GIVE YOU ULTIMATE VIEW, PRIVACY, SECURITY AND QUIETNESS. This luxury condo is nestled between two pristine white sand beaches. Every room has a spectacular view over the royal fish ponds and gardens at the blue Pacific. Unwind in over 1400 square feet of designer perfect tropical, Asian decor. Turn off the central A.C. and let the trade winds flow through your villa. The privacy and quiet of this location are legendary. Extensive remodel finished May,2010. TWICE WEEKLY MAID SERVICE. OTHER CONDOS ONLY PROVIDE WEEKLY SERVICE.

You may choose to eat out at the four award winning restaurants next door at the Mauna Lani Hotel. Or, you may cook a meal in the gourmet, fully equipped kitchen in your beautiful villa. A short walk will take you to two white sands beaches with crystal clear water live coral and thousands of reef fish and turtles. Many visitors say it is the best snorkeling in Hawaii. Or, you may choose to play on one of the two most beautiful golf courses in the world. There is also a world class tennis facility, spa and workout gym.

Twice a week light housekeeping included.

As past residents of Hawaii for 35 years, Dave, and his wife Sandy have the proud owners for 10 years. Mauna Lani Terrace won the coveted 'Best Building Award' for the State of Hawaii in 2003. Many happy visitors: 'Our 10th visit to the Mauna Lani Terrace,--Yours is our favorite'(The W family from San Francisco)Other comments:'not only beautiful, but comfortable,Yours is our favorite,Your place is terrific,Views were spectacular,Most relaxing vacation ever,We love your condo,We will be back next year.' Dave & Sandy's H303 has earned a very loyal following of return guests. A large percentage of their guests return year after year.

License: W01450920-01

Keywords: Condominium

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dave & Sandy (Owner)
Member since: 2000
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Dave & Sandy

Dave and Sandy have been the proud owners of Mauna Lani Terrace H303 since June, 2003. We use it for a second home also. By staying in it as often as possible, Sandy can continue to think of ways to make it more comfortable and luxurious. She has supervised the extensive remodeling over the past two years. As 35 year residents of West Hawaii, we have a unique insight into what pleases visitors to our Paradise. About 50% of our rental days are return guests. Many of them had already discovered Mauna Lani Terrace. Once they stay in H303, they virtually always return to it.

Dave & Sandy purchased this condo in 2003

Why Dave & Sandy chose Kohala Coast

In June of 2003 we sold a beach property in California and needed to replace it with a property on the Big Island. Since I was a real estate broker here since 1979, I had a unique knowledge of every luxury condo complex on the Kohala coast and knew that nothing compared to Mauna Lani Terrace. Sandy and I toured the 7 or 8 Terrace condos for sale at the time. We will never forget the day that we opened the door of H303. We could see down the hall through the living room we saw a view that took our breath away, the most beautiful ocean view that we had ever seen. It was love at first sight. Sadly, it was the most expensive of all of the condos that we viewed. More then we thought we could afford. However, with my many years of experience negotiating real estate, we miraculously made the deal. To this day, when we walk through the front door of that exquisite condo, we still can't believe it is ours. We love to share it with our dear guests, many of whom have become long time friends.

What makes this condo unique

Number 1 is the view. No other condo can boast an equal view of the ocean, fish ponds and palm trees. Every room has a view. The H building is considered the prime location in the Terrace. It is a 7 minute walk to the right to the Mauna Lani Hotel with it's restaurants and the white sand beach in front of it. A 7 minute walk to the left takes you by the royal fish ponds to the beautiful white sand horse shoe shaped bay with pristine coral reefs and multitudes of colorful reef fish and turtles. A 2 to 3 minute walk takes you to the pool, jacuzzi, sauna and barbecue area. The top floor location of H303 affords the maximum privacy, security and view. Ground floor units have no privacy or security from people walking by and looking in. Being a corner unit, there is a view, sunlight and ventilation from the side providing a much more open airy feeling. Tastefully decorated with an Asian-tropical flair. 100 year old antique Chinese hutch. We have been upgrading H303 from the day of purchase. New porcelain tile throughout the condo,imported hand made wool rug from Nepal, new kitchen with new Bosch washer and dryer, new Thermador oven-microwave,GE Profile 5 burner glass cook top,granite counters, tile back splash. Since one of Sandy's passions is baking and cooking,the gourmet kitchen is exceptionally well equipped. Bathrooms, new tile on walls and glass blocks to let more light in. Master shower completely replaced with larger designer shower.Paid local artist $1000 to design and etch glass shower door with unique floral design.New flat screen TVs in living room and bedrooms. Wireless internet connection.Our housekeepers, Susan and Chris have been with us for many years and are not only employees, but family.We have had more then one guest try to steal them and take them home to do their housekeeping.They are honest, reliable are immaculate cleaners.

Reviews

5
based on 25 traveler reviews

Mauna Lani Terrace H303 - Luxury Ocean Front Penthouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

Gorgeous Big Island Experience

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully furnished and maintained townhouse with drop-dead views, especially at sunset. Loved the location near beaches, shops, and amenities of the resort. Absolutely perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular, Serene Vacation Property

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from 5 nights with wife and two children in this spectacular property and already longing to be back. Everything as described/reviewed. Best location in Mauna Lani Terraces development and probably of any condo in entire Mauna Lani resort. Unbelievable views of ocean, ancient fish ponds and immaculately maintained grounds. We are frequent VRBO/Homeaway property renters and this was among the best equipped/outfitted unit we have stayed in...can't think of anything that was missing. Nicest welcome basket that I can remember. Extremely convenient to beaches, hotel, golf, spa, etc. Wonderful snorkeling and other water sports. Great facilities for grilling/outdoor eating. Napua restaurant at the Beach Club not to be missed. Only point I would echo from earlier review is that guests with children may want use to either use one of the extremely beautiful, convenient beaches or pool at the adjacent Mauna Lani Bay Resort Hotel, as there are very rigid rules on playing in the development pool. David and Sandy were very responsive and great to work with. An unforgettable property and vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Orange County, California
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect getaway location. It is peaceful and gorgeous with wonderful views of the ocean in all directions, as well as the beautiful fishponds. There is a wonderful beach steps away with fantastic snorkeling, a beach club with cabanas, and a place for a delicious lunch, oceanfront lunch. The condo is very nicely appointed, well-maintained and immaculate. (It is very well-stocked and organized too. If you are a Type A traveler this place is definitely for you.) Really, my only complaint was having to leave. :-( What a wonderful spot!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than the pictures

  • 5 of 5

What a great place, and in great shape. The view was beautiful and peaceful and the proximity to golf was excellent.

We love the calmness of the area but within walking distance of restaurants and beaches. We will definitely be coming back. Thanks for sharing.

Scott

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nothing Could Be Finer....

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week staying at the condo, and I can only say that if the unit is available during your stay then you should book it right now. The unit was well stocked with everything we needed and the pictures are very accurate. Most important for us was that the location and view are outstanding. We will definitely be back to stay at the Mauna Lani Terrace Condos, hopefully in this unit next time. The accommodations exceeded our expectations and the proximity to 3 beaches with swimming and snorkeling was a major plus. We really enjoyed the lunch we had at Napua Restaurant just down the beach after snorkeling there all morning. Thank you Dave for the wonderful welcome basket and prompt communication regarding our visit. We feel blessed that we were lucky enough to secure this unit during our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We try to exceed our guests expectations. That may be why we have so many return guests. Some have been here 8 to 10 times.
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San Francisco
5

All the great reviews are true!

  • 5 of 5

My family of five stayed here for a week in July. David was very easy to work with prior to our arrival, and he checked in via email during our stay to make sure everything was fine. Clearly he and his wife are well traveled. Their condo included everything that a vacationer could ever need.

High end toiletries, a well stocked pantry, dish and laundry soap, and a ton of amenities were all included. The welcoming gift basket (Kona coffee, tropical fruit, macadamia nuts, cookies...) was a very nice touch.

The condo itself was the nicest we've ever rented. Tastefully furnished, impeccably clean, and in a location that was serene and breathtakingly beautiful.

The only downer was checking out on our last day! So sad to have left this paradise.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Lava Tube Cave
Kilauea Volcano
Hulihe'e Palace
Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Keahole-Kona
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Ruth Chris Restaurant
Nearest Golf
100 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Historic fishponds, archeological sites. Hawaiian culture.

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Rates & Availability

Waimea Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas-New Years
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$985
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$615
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

3 to 7 nights is $585 a night. 8 nights or longer is $549 a night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Waimea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Can be converted to King, Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Luxurious Bulgari bath amenities.

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