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Hawaiian Sunset Fabulous Home w/Ocean Views & Large Pool!

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Waimea House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, (sleeps 8) Starting at $300/nt. for 2 guest

Located only 500 feet above the North Kohala coast this family vacation home is decorated with a tropical island feel and gives you a sense of relaxation the moment you step inside.

The home is light and airy with high ceilings and many windows allowing for views of the surrounding tropical paradise and a refreshing cross breeze. Ocean views and sunsets every night.

Offering all the comforts of home, including comfortable beds, plush linens, WiFi (Wireless Internet), satellite television, beach towels, beach chairs, and cooler.

Prepare delicious meals in the fully equipped open-air kitchen or grill outdoors with fresh fish from Lau's, the local fish market just 5 minutes away.

Enjoy watching the sunset over the ocean from the large private pool ( 20 X 40) with water terrace, or sit under the array of stars unlike anything you’ve seen.

The covered lanai is the perfect spot for an evening cocktail and pupu's as you watch the sun slip away and whales breaching during whale season. There is a beautiful spacious area around the pool to expand your sunset gatherings.


Hawi, only a 20 minute drive, offers excellent restaurant choices for seafood (Sushi Rock) for traditional island fare (Bamboo Restaurant), take out (Lighthouse Deli), morning coffee/ afternoon ice cream (Coffee Mill). Further afield, in Waimea, a 20 minute drive, you have fine dining (Merrimans or Red Water cafe) and great lunch (Pau, AKA sushi, or Lillikoi Cafe).

Kawaihae offers several excellent restaurants and are only 5 minutes away by car, along with diving, sportfishing, and fine art galleries.

Within 10 miles of Hale Olomana are superior 5 star hotels offering every amenity you can imagine: shopping, spa treatments, hair & nail salons, tennis, racquetball, fine dining and more. Other activities include: charter boats (sailing and fishing), surfing, wind surfing, biking, hiking and some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving in the world.


Just stay home and relax on the lanai to soak in paradise! This house truly is a great value and will make a great home base for your next Big Island vacation.

Tax ID# W65332103-01

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Pamela Decker
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our week at your beautiful home on Olomana Road so much. Your beautiful home and the lovely gardens and pool make it a truly relaxing paradise. Our two granddaughters loved your pool. The quiet setting and views of the ocean just make your home such a pleasure. We would definitely love to stay at your home in the future.
Jun 2013
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Hawaiian Sunset Fabulous Home w/Ocean Views & Large Pool!
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
Petaluma, California

Spectacular !!

  • 5 of 5

This Kohala Ranch home is lovely! From the moment the sunrises and through the sunsets, the views from this home are breathtaking! The pool is gorgeous! The kitchen is fully stocked which makes it easy to prepare meals to dine on the beautiful lanai. Our stay in this vacation rental far exceeded our expectations. We have memories to last a lifetime and we absolutely loved every moment we spent at this home!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Croton on Hudson NY

Your own private resort

  • 5 of 5

The combination of the flowering bougainvillea surrounding the large pool and large and comfortable lani all overlooking the ocean is just perfect. The house has all the amenities with plenty of space. Sunsets and night skies are spectacular. Absolutely loved our time here.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place is just gorgeous. Stayed here with wife and both of our parents and we had a family vacation we will never forget.

The view is epic -- you'll find morning blends into afternoon and you haven't gone anywhere -- because all you ever needed is right there in front of you.

The rooms are nice and beds are very comfortable. The Kohala area is low key and away from main resorts -- but close enough to enjoy their amenities (like golf, beaches, etc.)

I wish we could go back every year! We loved this place. Perfect for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As great as it looks

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this home and were incredibly happy. We were looking for a private getaway and this was just what we needed. While you're lounging around the pool, all you can see is the ocean and the sky and all you can hear are the birds. You're far, far away from any other houses.

We had an amazing time cooking and relaxing at the house. The kitchen is large and you'll have trouble deciding whether you want to eat at the bar, in the dining room or, of course, outside. It was just the two of us, so we joked that the bathroom with an exit to the pool was our pool house. The office is also large and gave us a nice place to charge all of our mobile devices and map out our adventures.

We sipped coffee and looked down the mountain at the ocean every morning in disbelief that we had such a large piece of paradise all to ourselves.

I wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Escape in luxury

  • 5 of 5

What wonderful time we had in Kohala Ranch! Unforgettable memories!

We were there for a week with our family of 4 plus my parents.

The house, the yard and the swimming pool are magnificient - everything was very clean and the view makes from amazing photos.

The kitchen is fully furnished and all necessities were available. Many beautiful beaches available within 10 minutes drive.

The security guard at the gate of Kohala Ranch was very nice and we could quickly reach the home at our arrival.

The deposit was refunded promptly after our return.

Thank you and I REALLY wish we can return some day!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Live in luxury during your vacation

  • 5 of 5

We've been to many VRBO's over the years, but this was the best for us. It was luxurious, without being too ostentatious and so different to our home in the mountains of British Columbia. The pool was awesome. We've never ever seen such a well equipped kitchen and really enjoyed the BBQ. The shrubs and flowers around the home were so pretty and smelled so good during the peaceful evening sunsets. Watching whales became almost the norm after a few days. For us, the privacy of the home and the excellent office (business follows us everywhere) were the ultimate. Not everything was absolutely perfect (squeaky bed in the master bedroom, cracks in the kitchen counters) but we thought that made it a bit more like home. We wanted to go back again this year, but the owners are taking over for 6 months (envy envy). So close to excellent beaches we would go back there anytime.

Hilary and JIM

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Kona Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Blue Dragon
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Hapuna Beach
Car: necessary

Fantastic whale watching from November through April! They breech right before your eyes! There is a pod of dolphins that frequents the area, too.

Also check out our local farmers market: Sample a “taste of Hawaii” with fresh vegetables, fruit, herbs and goat cheese from Kohala’s farmers’ market or Waimea's market. * See our detailed House book for loads of information on things to do.


Rates & Availability

Waimea House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 13.42%

Standard rate: $300 for a couple, Add $50 per night, per additional guest:
$350/3 guest, $350 /4 guest, $450/5 guest, $500/6 guest, $550/7 guest, $600/8 guest.

100% refundable security deposit of $1,000.
Deposit due upon signing with 50% balance due 60 days before arrival and the remainder 50% due 14 days prior to arrival.

Checks only. To reserve your booking, we require the damage deposit ($1,000) and
1st payment due 60 days prior to check in.
2nd payment due 14 days prior to check in.

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Waimea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , With access to outdoor shower and pool.
    Guest Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Very large with a separate jetted tub and walk in shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , California King
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Extra long twin beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Eastern King
  • All furniture in bedrooms are high quality with comfort and design in mind for guest.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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