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The Gathering Place! Luxury 2 level villa

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights


Waimea Condo Rental Photos and Description

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms + Loft 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

' The Gathering Place' Fabulous two level spacious townhome at the Palm Villas at luxurious Mauna Lani Resort. Walk to all activities including Fairmont Orchid hotel, Mauna Lanai Bay Hotel, beaches, golf, tennis, fitness, spa, shopping and dining!

You will love the spacious and bright Great Room which has plenty of seating for all. The kitchen with breakfast bar, has stainless steel appliances and cherry wood cabinets complimenting the granite countertops. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you need to cook at home.

The Master bedroom located upstairs has it's own veranda / lanai looking out to the palm groves and resort style pool with waterfall. The Master bedroom has a comfortable California King bed. The adjoining bathroom is luxurious with it's own large soaking tub and shower. There are two other bedrooms....The one upstairs has 2 twins and an adjacent bath, the one downstairs has a comfortable Queen bed. BONUS ROOM: Upstairs there is a additional den/loft with a trundle bed, (sleeps 2), TV, and desk with wireless internet if you have to sneak in some business while on vacation. This condo is perfect for a large family as it can comfortably sleep 8.

The downstairs LANAI has seating for four along with extra chairs to move in for a larger gathering. From the lanai, you will enjoy the lush tropical views to the pool, sipping your favorite drinks and BBQ-ing for your friends and family or watching the children play on the grass.

The Palm Villas at Mauna Lani includes a beautiful swimming pool, spa and fitness room. Palm Villas is a new development of less than 10 years old. IN ADDITION....Across the street is a world class spa and tennis club, complete with steam rooms, massage gardens, fitness center, and lap pool. A drop in rate applies. There are plenty of walking trails just right outside the entry gate of the Palm Villas that take you past Lava tube caves and historic fishponds so scenic your jaw will drop in amazement! This is truly the best place to relax, enjoy the beauty and unwind.

You will be provided with the Mauna Lani Beach Club Card which will get you easy access to the best swimming and snorkeling beach around. You can rent paddle boards as well as other beach equipment there. However, we have many beach toys, fins and snorkel equipment as well as boogie boards in the garage for your use. Included also is plenty of beach towels, coolers, beach umbrellas provided. Hair Dryer's are also provided so no need to bring one.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Jane Burton, Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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Why Jane Burton, Property Manager chose Kohala Coast

Central location within a beautiful luxury resort. Very peaceful property with only 44 units.

What makes this condo unique

Championship golf just minutes away! There is a path just before you get to the front gate where you can walk to the ocean in just 12 minutes. The garage is full of snorkel equipment, beach toys, boogie boards and bikes. This is a fun condo for a family gathering!


based on 10 traveler reviews

The Gathering Place! Luxury 2 level villa
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our time at this townhouse. As the previous visitors stated-it is superb for a family with kids and or teenagers. This is what we loved:


1) Ample living/sleeping space. Incredibly quiet end unit

2) Plenty of beach toys, scuba gear, ect in garage

3) Managers quick to respond

4) Spices, cooking utensils, and all basic equipment plus outside propane grill

5) Plenty of parking (we had 2 vehicles and parking was not an issue)

6) The grounds were impeccable

7) Incredibly Safe and Secure

8) Tons of towels ect but the washer is a small front loader so do not over stuff it. We learned the hard way.


THE BEST POOL EVER! Hot tub, waterfall, lava style bottom and the perfect temperature. It was incredibly quiet and rarely used by others- It felt like our own oasis.


Beach access card for beach. Slightly rocky farther out so be sure to bring scuba shoes if you are going to scuba dive. Plenty of chairs and cabanas free of charge-first come basis. Restaurant on location.


Mauna Lanai is a great community. Roads are wide enough to safely walk, run, or bike. The grocery store, coffee shop, ect is less than 5 minutes away in a car. It is a 10 minute drive to Hapuna Beach & Beach 69. $5 to park at Hapuna Beach. Be sure to bring the umbrella from the garage. We drove to the Hapuna Prince Hotel a few times. Say you are dining at the restaurant. Guest Parking is south of the lobby. Happy Hour food is reasonable. Pool overlooks their beach. Truly stunning view. We went into Kona for groceries (Safeway, Walmart, and Cosco all are close) then supplemented with the Mauna Lanai grocery store. We headed north to the Seafood Grill on the last day. Local Seafood spot which was really good. Local fare and not pretentious. Check out the farmers markets on wed & sat at Wimeae- great place to buy coffee and homemade macadamia nut items.

This was absolute paradise. We would come back in a heart beat and felt incredibly lucky to stumble upon this location and townhouse. We would highly recommend this place. Also if you want a great local photographer for outdoor family photos check out James Rubio Photography. He was incredible!! Aloha

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manitoba, Canada

Great place for kids and families

  • 5 of 5

This townhouse condo has everything we could possibly need from pool toys and inflatables, to boardgames, water shoes, coolers, beach chairs, boogie boards, snorkel equipment, kids books etc. We were very impressed and greatly appreciative of the stuff they had for the kids to play with. It saved a lot of packing. There were spices in the kitchen and some toiletry products as well. The condo was a few steps from the pool, in which my kids loved. It was a little cool but there was also a hot tub to warm up in. The walking path to the beach was a little far for my kids 6 & 8. We did it once and drove after that. The beach club was small but had everything we needed to grab a beach chair and enjoy the sand and snorkelling. The grocery store was very convenient as well as restaurants and shopping. The kids also enjoyed the nice grassy area outside our lanai where they could run and play. We also enjoyed the BBQ. We would love to come back. A great rental property where we were taken care of by Jane and her crew. Thanks

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Felt Like Home

  • 4 of 5

What a beautiful, bright, spacious condo! There was plenty of sleeping room for 6 adults and one toddler, plus we managed to fit 9 of us on the lanai for our fun-filled dinners every evening. The view and quiet atmosphere from the lanai off the master bedroom was wonderful. We spent a great deal of time on the main floor lanai and enjoyed how peaceful it always was. We have been to three of Hawaii's islands a few times now and this is our favourite resort and condo. The Palm Villas is so nice and quiet and the pool is amazing - such beautiful surroundings, warm water and always very quiet.

The entire Mauna Lani resort is a welcoming oasis in the middle of the lava with marvelous walking paths and bike lanes. We looked forward to our walks through the fishponds and around the resort every day.

We would like to be able to keep this condo and the Palm Villas our own little secret, however, according to how quickly it books up, the secret is obviously out! For those of you thinking of visiting for the first time - you are in for a real treat!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

When you go away, it is always nice to feel like you have the comforts of home. This condo was the perfect size and accommodation for our party (2 grandparents, 3 adults and 2 kids). It was beautifully decorated with comfortable furniture/beds, and a very well stocked kitchen. Everything you needed/wanted was within walking distance and if you ventured out, the condo was such a welcome return. Hawaii is such a wonderful island and this condo made our vacation absolutely perfect. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

A Piece of Paradise.

  • 5 of 5

No better place to call home during our family holiday with 5 adults and 2 kids (5 & 7 year olds). The condo was fresh, very clean, spacious, well stocked, comfortable and nicely decorated. We all agreed it was even better than the pictures showed. The pool, hot tub and exercise facility are just steps out the back patio doors and often we were the only ones using them. It's very quiet and private with a nice grassed area off the lower lanai for the kids to run. The upper lanai off the master bedroom was a beautiful shady place to relax overlooking the pool and garden area. The owner has thought of everything we could possibly have needed including a bookcase filled with assorted kids books, fiction, and books with everything you want to know about Hawaii. Also provided is info on tours and excursions around the island. We appreciated the added bonus of bicycles, snorkeling gear, water shoes (need these if walking further out in the water) , pool noodles, boogie boards & floaties, beach umbrellas, coolers, beach bags - everything we needed to enjoy the beautiful private beach which would be at least a 20 min. walk with the kids (5 min by car).

We chose this location on the island for the accessibility to basic needs, (Mauna Lani shops -10 min walk) great beaches, & a quieter more relaxing pace. The Mauna Lani shops have a great little grocery store with a bakery, fresh meat/seafood, huge deli. Other shops include a coffee shop, smoothie bar, equipment rental, art, clothing, restaurants and several times during the week have free hula/firedance shows as well as hula dance, palm weaving and ukelele lessons. Nothing is cheap in Hawaii so it's a pleasant surprise when families can attend something free. The Kings and Queens Shops -a bigger shopping complex is only a 5-10 min. drive if you need more- or a 30min drive to Kona. The condo is well managed and any questions or issues got a quick response. We highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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chico, CA

The Gathering Place aptly named

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this property in the Palm Villas. The condo was very well stocked. There was tons of snorkeling gear, boogie boards, a port-a-crib, a couple of ice chests, a couple of bikes...etc

Beautiful pool, but close access to a great snorkeling beach! It was very comfortable and clean. We can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Kona Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Ruth Chris or Tommy Bahamas
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Francis Brown North and South Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Shops at Mauna Lani has many great restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Mauna Lani Beach Club

Mauna Lani Beach Club Owners access card provided. Fantastic sandy beach cove at Mauna Lani with cafe, umbrella loungers, grassy area. Great snorkeling!


Rates & Availability

Waimea Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 16 2016 - Dec 14 2016
5 night minimum stay
Festive Season
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter Season 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Spring/Summer/Fall 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $285
Tax Rate 13.42%

Hawaii Tax ID: W 8985129001

CANCELATION POLICY:​ ​ No refunds if canceled less than 45 days prior to Arrival Date. 50% of initial

payment shall be returned if canceled BEFORE the 45th Day of Arrival Date. Travel Insurance is

recommended. We offer CSA Travel Insurance. Please ask us at time of booking.

Security Deposit or Damage Protection: We offer 2 choices. 1.) $ 49.00 non-refundable CSA Damage Insurance fee that covers up to $ 3,000 of damage. OR 2.) A $ 1,000 Refundable Security Deposit.

Mauna Lani Beach Club access card is provided
Snorkels, fins, and other beach equipment provided

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Waimea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located off the guest bedroom upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located downstairs
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Large soaking tub plus shower in Master bath
  • The master bath has an oversized soaking tub and a separate shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs guest bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Downstairs guest bedroom
  • King size beds (1) Located in the spacious master suite upstairs, Queen size Beds (1) Located downstairs, Twin or Single Beds (2) There are 2 single beds in one of the bedrooms upstairs There is also a trundle bed in the den/loft which sleeps 2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Trundle bed in loft area. 2 twin beds
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Mauna Lani Beach Club access card provided. Special discounts on select activity tours

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