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The Mermaid at Hali'i Kai

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,930 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Ocean Front Resort 3 BR 3 BA 2 Lanai with peak-a-boo ocean, and garden views

Hali'i Kai Ocean Front Resort is truly a gem on the sun-drenched west coast of the Big Island. We fell in love with this spot and believe you will enjoy it as well.

# 20 F is the largest unit in the complex. 1,677 sq. ft. + 2 lanai areas: 1 adjacent to dining room + 1 off the MRB, for a total of 1,930 sq.ft. in this just redecorated [hardwood floors] 2 story townhouse condo.

This means plenty of room to relax and enjoy yourselves. 3 BR + 3 BAs means all guests have space and privacy. More enjoyable for all.

Layout: from the crown molding to the natural acadia hardwood floors ....everything is new: Tommy Bahama meets Pottery Barn + Hawaiian art and accents. Upscale & comfy.

Huge Master BR with Walk-in-closet, + large private Master Bath Suite: soaking tub, separate shower, dual sinks. MBR has private lanai with lounge chairs for relaxing. Flat screen TV; soothing tan tones: Pottery Barn fabrics.

BR # 2 is a large Queen BR in tasteful Tommy Bahamas green tones. Hand carved teak 'pineapple' bed.

BR # 3 is outfitted with 2 twin beds with tasteful Hawaii quilts - peak-a-boo views of the ocean.

The bedrooms have 'Broken - Ocean' views to the north & also of the beautiful mountains.

Kitchen: Large gourmet kitchen with African mahogany cabinets, granite counter tops, glass back splash, stainless steel appliances. Kitchen is well stocked for eating-in, snacking or enjoying your take-out meals. Counter with 4 bar stools for casual dining.

Dining Area: large glass top table for comfortable dining.

Lanai: large Weber Genesis grill. Outdoor dining at its best: stone topped table & comfy chairs to enjoy the relaxing breezes and garden views.

Great room: Comfortable furniture and all the electronics: Wi-Fi, Broadband, Large Flat screen, Blu-Ray, I-Pod docking station, Sound system, + more.

Other Amenities: Full size front load steam washer & dryer. Well-stocked 'guests' activities' closet with beach towels, coolers, bogie boards, snorkel sets, beach chairs, games, books + more. All rooms with ceiling fans.

AND: walk to the Private ocean-front Hali'i Kai Beach Club. Multi-level lagoon pools, kiddie pool / wading area, waterfall, soothing sand-bottom hot tub -- all with an unobstructed panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and breathtaking sunsets. + Ocean Club restaurant, fitness cabana + grilling area & tables / chairs to relax + tennis & 1/2 court Basketball court.

Recap: Top of the line, private boutique ocean-front resort, upscale in amenities, yet casual & relaxing. Beautifully situated & well - appointed. You will certainly be able to enjoy your stay at our condo: The Sign of the Mermaid.

Have a large party? See our 3 bdrm 3 bath also in Hali'i Kai HA 4509507 and inquire about dual rental discount!

Things to do:

Everything or nothing at all. This is the beauty of Waikoloa Beach Resort.

Golf: 2 championship 18 hole courses: Beach & King's. Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed.

Tennis: on site + many courts at Hilton Center next door.

SPAs: Marriott & Hilton.

Shopping: Kings & Queens Center 1 mile. Tommy Bahamas, Tiffany, Louis Vuitton, Macy's, local artisans, several art & jewelry shops, sports outfitters, local grocery, beverages and more. Farmers' market mid-week.

Dining: Yes! from casual to award winning: Merriman's, Ruth Chris', Macaroni Grill, Roy's, Golf Club house, Starbucks, and at our resort enjoy lunch or dinner at Hali'i Kai's Ocean Club Resort prepared by top chefs [formerly @ Four Seasons].

Other activities close at hand:

The Marriott { 1/2 mile} features an outdoor Lu'au twice a week; great food + quite a show under the stars.

Visit the world reknown A-Bay [ 1/2 mile] to snorkel, sail, wind surf, swim, dive. + sport fishing, sunset-sail, wind surf, para sail, Helicopter rides all within 2 miles. Up Route # 19 {5 miles} Hapuna - mile 69 State Beach is renowned for its beauty & surf; also horseback riding, zip line, tropical rain forest, waterfalls, Volcanoes National Park are wonderful side trips.

We are 18 miles north of the Kona Airport; 25 miles north of Kona which also has more shopping {including a 'stock-up' Costco}, art studios, casual bars and restaurants, + open air markets for in-season produce.

Overall: Hawaii at it finest. Special beauty everywhere you look. TAT #W16926581-01

*p.s. there is a local food delivery service that is quite nice. Your fridge can be stocked for your arrival. How nice is that!

Please note that if this unit is not available see our Ocean View Listing 4509507 "sign of the Whale".

More Details

Property Manager
Steve Swaim, owner Blue View Properties
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Steve Swaim, owner Blue View Properties

Talk about the 'wow factor'.

My husband, Steve, and I have been coming to Hawaii for years.

We have timeshares on Kaanapali Coast - Westin North Maui + Poipu Marriott Beach Resort on Kauai.

Yet, the 'wow factor' hit us when we saw the beautiful Hali'i Kai property. We came to Waikoala Beach Resort in February 2012 to attend a destination wedding. We saw the 'Open House' signs at Hali'i Kai, visited and purchased our dream home on The Big Island.

We invite you to be our guests.

Midwestern natives: we live in Geneva, IL {west suburban Chicago} + spend time at our Michigan lakefront home. We love the water and the relaxing atmosphere.

Enjoy all that you do!

Regards - Aloha.

Maryanne & Steve

Steve Swaim, owner Blue View Properties purchased this condo in 2012

Why Steve Swaim, owner Blue View Properties chose Puako

Hali'i Kai is a unique property offering everything which we wanted in a Hawaii get-away.

Beautiful Hawaiian Plantation construction; upgrades galore + we've put in crown molding throughout, framed the windows and added local art. Our little piece of paradise.

The oceanfront Hali'i Kai Ocean Club with its hot tub, sunset views and relaxing atmosphere convinced us this was 'THE place' for us.

What makes this condo unique

Location, location, location.

Sunsets into the broad Pacific ocean ... a different view each evening. Such a special feeling. Magical.

Guestbook comments from the manager

EVERYTHING was to our liking. Well decorated. Spacious. Great Weber Grill. Pretty View. Relaxing. Tons of sports stuff in the guests' activities closet for our use. Ocean Club pool, bar & hot tub and wonderful spot to enjoy the afternoon & the amazing sunsets.
Feb 2017
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Puako Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1930 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • 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
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Walk in Shower
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Twin Sinks
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed in green room is so relaxing. Full bath adjacent.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds in yellow rm. Can be joined for king bed; views!
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master BR on top floor is STUNNING + has private lanai & MBA
    Great Room - 1 queen , Inflatable Air Mattress
  • King size beds (1) Luxurious linens; Pottery Barn fabrics. Relaxing tan tones., Queen size Beds (1) Luxurious linens; Tommy Bahamas fabrics and decor. Totally relaxing., Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds with yellow & white Hawaiian quilts. Baby Crib or Air Mattress available upon request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Hali'i Kai Ocean Club is FABULOUS. Right at the Pacific Ocean; Hot tub with sand bottom & direct view of the sunsets. Hali'i Kai is a very special place. Come and relax here + see the beauty of the Big Island. Helicopter tours depart 2 miles to the east on Rte. 19.


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The Mermaid at Hali'i Kai
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 14 reviews

Simply stunning!

  • 5 of 5

The photos do not do this place justice. We were not expecting a 5 star condo when we booked it. When we drove in the gate we realized that this was something special. Lush grounds, welcoming reception, and a home feeling to the condo. The condo was beautifully decorated, each room large and inviting. The living room, dinning and kitchen felt like home. Plus it had everything we needed to enjoy the beach, chairs, rafts, boogie boards, snorkel equipment. The pool was facing the ocean and was a short walk from the condo... I really cant say more than if you are thinking about renting do it now! And for the price????? well they should charge more... Thanks for a great vac spot we will be back!

Lorelei, Ed, Whitney, Caes and Helen... happy guests.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi We are so pleased that you and your family were pleased with our condo. Thank you for the kind comments. We do strive to have the unit well stocked and well furnished + super clean. Please come again and tell your friends. Kindest regards, Mahalo Steve & Maryanne owners since 2012
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Clovis, CA

Comfortable Stay

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for our family of 5; we have 2 teens and one college kid. The beds were comfortable. The kitchen was a pleasure to cook out of. The owners were extremely responsive and great to work with. The parking was a bit hard for guests; the one time we had guests, it was hard to find a parking space so they didn't stay. We ended up meeting them at the nearby shops for shaved ice and we felt horrible they couldn't enjoy dinner with us in this lovely condo. But overall, we really weren't there much as the Big Island has so much to do: beaches, trails, biking to the lava flow, and even fishing. We must have visited 7 different beaches including hiking to Captain Cook and visiting Two Steps beach for snorkeling. We had a blast and by the time we left, we looked like the locals; we even got locals' discounts at the shops! Lol

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: When we get there we will add a map to the guest spots to the guest manual. The spots are sprinkled about and not always obvious. I'm sorry you missed your dinner and if you come again some day we can give you an alternative parking location. Mahalo
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Great visit

  • 5 of 5

Good place, easily big enough for 6 people. (2 couples and 2 kids). Essentials were there (salt, pepper, snorkeling gear, boogie boards).

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. Hali'i Kai is a special place. We welcome you again. Mahalo Steve & Maryanne, Owners
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Great vacation rental!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this location. It is a well-stocked and beautiful rental. We had an issue with a few ants, but it was taken care of immediately/satisfactorily. My only issue was the difference in the amount advertised on VRBO and the amount we were charged later. It was confusing and this issue should be addressed.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for vacationing with us & glad you enjoyed it. We strive to have a well-stocked and very comfortable condo for guests' full enjoyment. This season due to unusual fall weather conditions, the property manager / grounds keepers have had to battle some pesty ants. Glad remedied quickly. Rate updates have been addressed on VRBO - appreciate the heads-up on that. Regards, Maryanne & Steve - owners
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Bonners Ferry, Idaho

family spring break get away

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our spring vacation in paradise. We were a party of 7, 4 adults and 3 teenagers. Our families had a wonderful time. This vacation rental was perfect for us. It was very spacious and had numerous extras provided. Housekeeping came several times during our 10 day stay and gave us new towels and tidied up for us. The bedrooms were very comfortable and spacious. The kitchen was equipped with everything that you could possibly need. There were coolers of various sizes that were useful for taking to the beaches as well as lawn chairs and other beach toys. This unit is a little walk from the beautiful pool and lounge area but very doable. The location is perfectly located in the middle of the island and close to several beautiful beaches. Several times we were able to see whales from the pool area. The resort management was very helpful and the owners were very gracious. Our family had a wonderful experience and will definitely rent this property again in the future. Everything was excellent.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that our guests from Idaho enjoyed their vacation at Hali'i Kai and our spacious condo. We strive to provide useful items to our vacationers [Coolers, beach chairs & the like] to enable them to readily enjoy the many beautiful areas of Hawaii & its beaches & parks - in addition to the Hali'i Kai oceanfront pool area. We look forward to their return stay and to providing top quality accommodations 'in our spot of paradise'. Our large 3 BR 3 BA with 2 Lanai areas makes relaxing 'at home' enjoyable. Best regards & thank you.
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  • 4 of 5

We were a party of 6 age 60 - 70. It was a little difficult being on the 2nd and third story. Parking was a problem when you have a visitor. It would be nice to have more than one set of towels per person.

All in all the space was good and met our needs. The pool area was lovely.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for staying at our condo & for your comments. Yes, all of the spacious 3 BR + 3 BA units at Hali'i Kai are on the 2nd & 3rd floor thus availing a lanai off the dining + a private lanai off the Master BR & views / breezes. Ample towels should have been provided by housekeeping. Glad you enjoyed the resort condo & the oceanfront pool area- Regards
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Kona International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Halii Kai Ocean Club
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Beach and Kings Courses
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Halii Kai Ocean Club
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Anaeho'omalu Beach (A Bay)
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $185
Damage Deposit $300

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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