|Minimum Stay||12 nights|
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Enjoy the comforts of home in a safe, quiet, luxury resort! Perfect for professionals on temporary duty. Just 20 miles West of Honolulu International Airport, easy exit off main road. Near Kapolei & Ewa. Much more convenient than Waikiki or the airport to West & Central Oahu including the N Shore, Makaha, Waianae, Mililani, Waikele, Kunia, & Waipio. Kalaeloa airport is 1 exit away. Much nicer yet comparable in price to a single hotel room for 1 month, two hotel rooms for 2 weeks, or 3 hotel rooms for 10 days. Quick 1-mile drive on private roads to 5 beautiful, clean, uncrowded, & calm beach lagoons. Swim, snorkel, sun, or picnic or nap under a tree. A 1.5 mile jogging path connects the 4 main lagoons. Play 18-holes @ the Ted Robinson-designed golf course. Use the 4-passenger electric golf cart down tree-lined streets to explore the resort beaches, hotels, tennis courts, gym, shops and restaurants. From the world-class marina, you can take a swim-with-the-dolphins or whale-watching tour or charter a boat for blue-water fishing.
Central air conditioning, cable TV, & ceiling fans in all bedrooms & living room. Free high-speed Internet with WIFI, free long distance to US, Canada & US territories. Portable stereo AM/FM radio-CD player with iPod dock. Windows laptop computer with monochrome laser printer and inkjet printer/fax/scanner/copier. Free parking: 1-car garage + tandem parking.
Fully-furnished bedrooms and kitchen with towels, linens, dishes, utensils, glassware, cookware, major appliances provides you with everything to make you feel at home. Spacious master bedroom has extra-firm Beautyrest queen mattress for support with a body-molding Novafoam topper, 12 ft long mirrored closet, ensuite bathroom, stocked linen closet, & 32' LCD TV. The other two bedrooms each have 2 twins that can be converted to a king, & LCD TVs. All have their own DVD/CD player. High quality and attractive linens on all beds. Lots of pillows, lots of towels. Owner and relatives use this resort home, so it is not spartanly furnished like a hotel, but stocked with lots of little extras that guests are welcome to use. There's a Wii and Wii fit for the living room TV, and a full-size guitar for the musically inclined.
Super bargain for groups! Beds for 6. Microfiber sofa has 2 recliners that open nearly flat for extra overnight guests. Full & queen inflatable mattresses available on request for large families/groups. Full-size folding futon mattress also available on request.
Whirlpool stainless appliances including full-size refrigerator-freezer with in-door water & ice dispenser, glasstop range and oven, built-in microwave, & dishwasher. Attractive & easy-to-clean Corian countertops. Large crockpot, 10-cup rice cooker, 12-cup coffee maker, toaster, blender, mixer, cookware, bakeware, utensils for 12, glassware, plastic storage containers, picnic supplies.
Half-bathroom and laundry downstairs near entryway. Full-sized stacked LG/Kenmore front-loading washer & steam dryer. HE detergent, Oxyclean (safer than bleach!), & dryer sheets provided. Stain removers also provided.
All of the conveniences of home: large gas BBQ grill on the back patio for private cookouts with table, chairs, umbrella, bench, loveseat. 1-car garage has rolling cooler, beach mats, beach chairs, boogie boards, inflatable swim rafts, children's sand buckets & shovels, beach balls, swim noodles, snorkeling gear. If you have two vehicles. the golf carts can be moved outside the garage and the two cars (maximum size would be a minivan) can park tandem, one inside the garage and the other outside in the driveway.
Eat out or eat in? On-sight options include the acclaimed Roy's Restaurant overlooking the 18th hole. At Ko Olina Station are Country Market with deli (check out their sandwiches, soups, & salads and extensive wine selection), Just Tacos Mexican restaurant & bar, Hawaiian BBQ, Monkeypods, the newest Peter Merriman restaurant and bar with live Hawaiian music, and Two Scoops, a frozen Yogurt shop. Sushi Yuzu offers a modern take on Japanese favorites. There's also Chuck's Steak House at the Marriott Beach Club, the nightly Paradise Cove Luau, & several restaurants @ Disney's Aulani Resort.
Outside the resort, drive 6-8 minutes east to Kapolei where you can choose from over 200 eateries. At the first exit is Kapolei Commons with Down to Earth, an organic health food grocery & deli, Genki Sushi, Ramen-ya, Dennys, delicious burgers and sandwiches @ Kua Aina & Subways, Aloha Salads, & Menchies Frozen Yogurt.
Stock up on staples at Costco, Target, Foodland (a local grocery chain with the best poke!), Safeway, Longs, KMart, Walmart, all within a couple of miles of each other within Kapolei.
Ko Olina is a great place to explore Oahu. West of Ko Olina, see the surfing at famous Makaha Beach, hike to undeveloped Kaena Point, a bird refuge for endangered native Hawaiian birds. Head to the famous surfing beaches along the North Shore, see endangered sea turtles & monk seals. Book a glider ride or parachute jump at Dillingham Field in Mokuleia, then watch the colorful kite and windsurfers offshore. Shop and dine in Haleiwa for shave ice, clothes, local crafts, lunch truck specialties, or play golf @ Turtle Bay Resort, then pick up live shrimp from the aquaculture ponds or eat a plate of fresh shrimp at a lunch wagon. Don't miss the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie - you could spend a whole day here! Continue driving the 2-lane country road to the beautiful Byodo-In Temple at the back of the Valley of the Temples in Kahaluu. Charming Kailua town & neighboring Lanikai is known for its world class kiteboarding, windsurfing, and kayaking on turquoise waters. Take scenic H3, Likelike, or Pali Hwys back to Honolulu or follow Kalanianaole Hwy along the NE coast to Sea Life Park and Makapuu Pt. Hike to the lighthouse - bring water and an umbrella to shade you on the hot walk! Waikiki has a unique aquarium, & famous but crowded beach. Ala Moana Shopping Center is 4 stories tall & two full city blocks long, the largest open air mall in the US. Visit Iolani Palace, the only royal palace in the U.S. just across from the statue of King Kamehameha, and historic Kawaiahao Church.
If history and WWII is of interest to you, visit the Arizona Memorial and Museum, and take the time to visit the USS Bowfin & USS Missouri. The outstanding Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor is a must see for WWII and aviation buffs! In Waikiki, next to the Hale Koa Hotel, is the Army Museum. For Polynesian culture and artifacts, the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum is a must.
Other suggestions include Downtown Honolulu, with numerous art galleries, and adjacent Chinatown with it's assortment of lei and flower shops, Asian mom & pop restaurants, and inexpensive open markets. A real gem is the free Hawaii State Art Museum (http://hawaii.gov/sfca/HiSAM.html) and the Honolulu Museum of Art (http://honolulumuseum.org/342-visit)
I grew up on this island, but rarely ventured west of the Aloha Stadium near Pearl Harbor. My husband came to the island in the 70's from the cold Midwest and didn't want to ever leave. This is our second home away from home. Ko Olina reminded me of how West Maui was when Kaanapali and Kapalua were just starting up as an upscale destination. I had no idea this beautiful oasis was on the same island as our bustling capital of Honolulu. I love the huge shade trees, the best marina in the state, gorgeous natural and man-made lagoons with clean, calm waters, tennis courts, and an 18-hole professional tournament-quality golf course. It had everything we'd needed for an ideal retirement!
The Owner purchased this townhome in 2006
Upscale resort with a neighbor-island feel, yet big-city benefits of Honolulu and Oahu Island within easy driving distances. Endangered and rare Hawaiian monk seals, turtles, dolphins, and whales frequent the area. Water features at the top-rated Ko Olina Golf Course attracts native birds. Beautiful tree-lined streets are pedestrian and bike-friendly, and you never tire of the views from the 1.5 mile shoreline walking path. Disney had good reason to pick this area to build their hotel and timeshare. The Wet-N-Wild waterpark is just one freeway exit away, as are Costco, Home Depot, Safeway, Ross, Target, TJ Maxx, Kapolei Shopping Center, Foodland, Kapolei Commons, Kapolei Public Library, Walmart, hundreds of restaurants including local 24/7 favorite, Zippy's!
Best place to safely walk, ride a bike, cruise along in our 4-passenger electric golf cart, and swim in clean, calm ocean lagoons. Friendly community pool, spa, and BBQ area to meet the neighbors. Lagoons are uncrowded due to limited free public parking, about 20 stalls each at Lagoons 1-3, and 100 stalls at Lagoon 4 (Ulua). Pay parking is available at the marina for approximately $10-12/day or$4/hr. Long-term residents enjoy discounts at shops and restaurants, plus use of the tennis and workout facility.
We stayed in Jackie's VR for a family reunion last Christmas. We absolutely enjoyed the house and it feels just like home. We had 2 toddlers and a 6 year old during our trip, so a well equipped kitchen is one of our top criteria. Jackie kept the house well organized and neat and we have no problem during our stay. I agreed with Sonny's reply on your questions. But we didn't go much to the lagoons nearby though cause the water was freezing during that time. The new Disney resort is just down the block and be sure not to miss their Friday's breakfast with characters if u have kids.
I would say the stay there (Koolina Hillside Villas) is well worth the money. : )
The house was perfect for our stay. We had 4 adults and 3 kids and it was the perfect fit. With shops and restaurants with driving distance and the great time we had at the Aulani Resort, there is nothing not worth staying here for. Jackie was a great hostess meeting all our expectations and then some. We will definitely recommend this to any one looking for a place to stay while visiting the islands!!
The place was exactly as mentioned. The rooms were spacious and the place was very well stocked. Our stay was relaxing and just the break we needed from the midwest winters. Jackie (owner) greeted us upon arrival and also came back the next day with goodies for us. She was very thorough in explaining things about the house and places around Hawaii. We would definitely consider staying at this property again in the future.
We came in to town for a wedding which was at the Ko Olina resort. We had 3 adult couples and we all found this townhome was perfect for our needs. Jackie is a wonderful person to work with and she keeps this home in top shape. We found that the house had everything we needed including a computer with printer and Internet/WiFi (handy for printing directions and return flight boarding passes). The location is close to the beach and Ko Olina resorts ( short drive or long walk) We didn't use the pool but it looked as it does in the pictures. The beds were comfortable and the rest of the amenities provided us all we needed for our stay. There is a well stocked market and restaurants on the resort property or Kapole is a short 5min drive for shopping, dining and Costco. Not a big deal for us but worth mentioning, parking is limited (we had a car which we parked in the garage plus an SUV parked in the driveway. Any additional vehicles would need to use the visitor parking which is steps from the townhouse. Mahalo Jackie!
We loved staying at Jackie's townhome. It was exactly as described on the website. It had everything you could ask for and more. Jackie thought of everything that you may possibly need while on vacation. She went out of her way to make sure our stay was a good one. The rooms were very spacious and the property was tranquil. Loved the pool and being so close to the lagoons. We spent time at both. We also just loved the peacefulness of the surroundings. I would definitely recommend this property to further Hawaii visitors.
My wife, 2 1/2 year old, and my in-laws very much enjoyed our stay at the clean and well kept townhouse. The place was spacious and had all the amenities needed for fun at the beach. Jackie, the owner, was attentive and made sure our stay was relaxing. The pool was very nice, but honestly we spent more time at the lagoons which were a 15 minute walk.
I would recommend to a family or corporate traveler looking to soak in the aloha spirit in a clean and relaxing environment.
First time renting on VRBO couldn't of had a better first time experience. The owners we're great to do business with, Everything you could want or need is within a mile or less of the unit, Including restaurants, convenient store and beautiful beaches. Within in 30 minutes you could be on the North shore or down town Waikiki. Very quiet location with out the noise and traffic of the city. Very safe area, next time we go to Oahu we will be stay here again.
Ko Olina Resort is an upscale and gated resort about 20 miles west of Honolulu. It has clean and calm ocean lagoons, perfect for swimming and snorkeling, great for young and old! The private marina has charter fishing cruises, whale-watching, swim with the dolphin tours, and much much more. A Wet n Wild waterpark is just a few miles eastward. Much less crowded and more convenient than Waikiki to the famous North Shore. A nightly luau takes place at Paradise Cove, right near the entrance to Ko Olina. During the day, Hawaiian green sea turtles graze on seaweeds growing on the lava rocks and coral shelves protecting the lagoon. The even rarer Hawaiian monk seal will frequently snooze on the quiet and uncrowded sands of the coves and lagoons of Ko Olina. Within the resort, you'll find the ABC Country Market with deli sandwiches and salads made to order, fresh coffee, a very nice wine selection, and souvenirs and supplies of all kinds to make it a convenient one-stop shop. Try their cheeseburger and fries special! Excellent casual dining and live music is found at Monkeypods, the latest Peter Merriman restaurant and bar. Another original Hawaiian regional cuisine restaurant from chef Yamaguchi is Roy's Restaurant & Bar overlooking the 18th hole. Not to be missed! Just Tacos is a nice sit-down Mexican restaurant. For ice cream and yogurt, enjoy Two Scoops. Island Vintage Coffee is a superb place to drink your favorite brews. Hawaiian Regional cuisine chef Pete Merriman and has live Hawaiian music at the two-story Monkeypods Restaurant and Bar. Hawaiian BBQ offers local style meals, Sushi Yuzu just opened their 2nd location here in Ko Olina Center. Both the Disney hotel and Marriott Beach & Vacation club offer several dining options including Chuck's Steakhouse and Longboards Bar & Grill. See dining options at www.koolina.com/experience/dining
If deep-sea fishing is on your list of things to do, the best place to go is the Ko Olina Marina to charter a fishing boat for the day. It's way more convenient than the boats at Keehi Lagoon in town, plus you'll be dropping your fishing lines within 10 minutes of leaving the docks compared to 1.5 hours from Keehi Lagoon. Swim and snorkel with dolphins or take a sunset cruise up the Waianae coast.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 19 2016 - Feb 19 2017
12 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest|
12 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$1,000|
|Exit Cleaning||$500 + Tax|
|Property Damage Protection||$79|
|Semi-monthly cleaning||$250 + Tax|
|CC/DC processing||$193 + Tax|
Call for quote - 30 day min lease required (limit of one renter per 30 days)
Full/partial refunds only if another renter covers rent.
Prices subject to change unless contract signed and 1st payment received.
Refundable security deposit $1000 w/ damage insurance. No insurance =security deposit of 1 month's rent
Credit and debit card processing fees are, 2.9%-4% based on actual cost (c.$ 192.75- $290.00.)
Tax ID W40557868-01
Prices are for max 6 people. Additional persons may be accommodated for $35/night/per person plus taxes.
Renters are expected to clean up after themselves while staying in the townhouse (picking up dropped items, cleaning up spills immediatley as you should /should at home!). Cleaning cost depends on how long it takes to restore unit to ready-to-rent condition @ $49/hour per cleaner and does not include carpet shampooing. Cleaning fee may be partially refunded or increased based on actual cleaning costs. Homeaway charges a booking or service fee based on total amount, roughly 4-10%.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.