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Ocean View Mauna Kea Resort Luxury Villa With Private Salt Water Pool & Spa

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
5 - 10 nights


Waimea Villa Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom With Outdoor Shower, Sleeps 6-8

Aloha! Welcome to Hapuna Beach Villa, our home overlooking the Hapuna Golf Course in the beautiful Waiulaula development with panoramic 180 degree views of the ocean and Kohala mountains. We also have partial views of the 14th green.

Our villa is a 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, 3000 sq. ft. one level luxury condo. The L-shaped lanai doors disappear into the walls inviting an outdoor living experience that will suit even the most discriminate travelers and inviting a relaxing vacation as you lounge around the private pool and spa or eat dinner at the lanai table as you enjoy the beautiful sunset. Our villa has one of the largest, if not the largest back yard in Waiulaula with an extended lanai inviting fabulous views of the water and sunsets. Guests can also enjoy the views from the stone bench set among beautiful Hawaiian bougainvillea.

The great room with wet bar is beautifully furnished with a sectional and a 60' flat screen television with surround sound and a Bose docking station for your phone/iPod. Cable television, Apple TV and a DVR add to the feeling of luxury for those who want to relax and catch up on some favorite shows. The glass dining table completes the open, airy feeling felt throughout the villa as you invite the outdoors in.

The well stocked gourmet kitchen is a cooks dream with cherry cabinets and granite counters. It is equipped with a Wolf six burner gas range, Wolf oven and microwave, Sub-Zero Refrigerator, and small appliances such as blender, rice maker, coffee maker, electric kettle, popcorn maker and espresso machine. The outdoor cooking center on the lanai also houses granite counters, a Wolf six burner grill complete with rotisserie and a small refrigerator.

For your laundry needs, we have an LG extra large capacity washer and dryer.

Bedroom accommodations include two master suites and one junior master. Master suite one has a king size canopy bed, 55' flat screen television, cable TV and DVR, small desk, luxury shower for two with walk through outdoor shower, a large vanity with two sinks, private toilet room and a large walk-in closet. Master suite two comes with a Cal King bed, 55' flat screen television,cable TV, DVR, loveseat, large two person glass walled shower, jacuzzi, private toilet area, two separate vanities and large walk-in closet. The third bedroom is decorated for either the kids or adults with a Cal King bed and a twin trundle beds (2 regular twin beds), flat screen television and a Wii system (bring your favorite games) for the kids in the family. There is an en-suite bathroom with a large shower.

The house rental cannot exceed a maximum of 8 people.

The villa has dual zone air-conditioning and wireless throughout.

Waiulaula is located on 48 acres of beautiful Mauna Kea Resort property with incredible views of the Pacific Ocean and Kohala Mountains. Some days you can see Maui from our villa. This secure, gated community has it's own recreation center complete with an salt-water infinity pool, spa, cooking center, indoor kitchen, reading area, television room and fitness room with top of the line exercise equipment.

The VIP Amenity Package is available to our guests for a total fee of $65 per day for everyone in your party. There is not an option to choose days. The Amenity Package gives access to the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and the Hapuna Prince Resort as if you were a guest there The options include 36 holes of championship golf at a discount, tennis, workout facilities,hotel pool, parking, towels and two of the best white sand beaches on the Kohala coast and all of Hawaii. There are numerous restaurants and shops located nearby as well and guests may even establish charging privileges at the hotel to make daily outings easier. Guests may visit both Mauna Kea and Hapuna Beach without paying, but won’t receive the use of towels, chairs, umbrella's and at Mauna Kea, preferred parking.

Check-in is at 4:00 pm and check-out is at 11:00 am.

Concierge services available. Please ask for details.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Karen & Steve Kulin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Karen & Steve Kulin

We love outdoor activities from snow skiing to snorkeling, road biking and mountain biking and have recently taken up golf now that we have a house on a golf course.

Karen & Steve Kulin purchased this villa in 2012

Why Karen & Steve Kulin chose Kohala Coast

After numerous trips to Hawaii over the past 25 years, we fell in love with the Big Island and decided to purchase a vacation home here. The energy level and friendly people made us want to come back to the Big Island time and time again and when we found Waiulaula, we knew we had also found our 'home away from home.'


based on 23 traveler reviews

Ocean View Mauna Kea Resort Luxury Villa With Private Salt Water Pool & Spa
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews

Return to Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our second stay at this beautiful home. This time we were there for 19 nights and had overlapping visits from our children and grandchildren...better than ever. The owners have continued to improve the offering here and everything was as advertised or better. The Club Membership was very useful, as we used the pool, beach, restaurants and recreatioal activities at the Mauna Kea and Hapuna to the fullest extent. Each family had their own account to use when they picked special activities and meals. We will return here the next time we visit Hawaii. The Big Island has become our favorite destination.

Suggestion, use the fllight over to make some meal plans and head directly to Costco after you leave the airport. It's a great place for staples, prime steaks, wine and liquor. Also, the market at Waikaloa Village is completly stocked with smaller portions of things you don't need alot of. In addition, the mid-week farmers market in Waimea is a terrific place for fresh veggies and fruit. It also makes for a nice trip away from the resorts.

For recreational activities, consider the Kohala Flume ride and snorkeling with the mantas at the Mauna Kea Hotel.

If you are dining out, consider Na'Pua at the Mauna Lani for sunsets, Merrimans for fine dining island style and Sushi Rock in Hawi for local color. We tried each one more than once along with a family dinner on the Garden Terrace at the Manta Restaurant at the hotel.

I hope the review was helpful, this place is so Ono Ono, Aloha

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so happy to have you come back! Your tips for future travelers are fabulous. Thanks for sharing.
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Absolutely amazing family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

This beautiful home was everything we could have wished for. The rooms are huge, the kitchen is amazing and well-equipped - right down to the spices and pots and pans, the view is breathtaking, and the management was terrific. There were so many touches that made our vacation extra special, including the beach mats and boogie boards in the garage, the fantastic outdoor barbecue (we actually ate out very little), and the in-home washer and dryer. My family (husband and two children, ages 7 and 9) loved the pool and we took some time to enjoy the beautiful infinity pool at the main clubhouse, though it was not heated. It's not a far drive from Waimea and its restaurant and weekend farmers market, and only about 30 minutes from the airport.

We ran into a small snag on the first day when the pool and hot tub didn't seem to heat properly, but Kerrie, the rental manager, arranged for someone to come and check it out. It self corrected, though, and we were able to enjoy both the pool and hot tub. It does take a while for both to heat to comfortable temps, but if you've got the time to wait it out, it's worth it.

The pictures are absolutely accurate and I would recommend this rental to anyone. We rotate around three of the islands, but my kids have already decided that when we come back to the Big Island, we have to stay here again. I agree!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your vacation on the island. The pool and spa control panel can be tricky to operate if you are not familiar with them. It appears the controls gave you trouble, but we are happy you were able to figure it out and enjoy the pool and spa. The pool and spa at the Amenities Center are heated. Perhaps you were there during a maintenance time? We will certainly check with the Wai'ula'ula manager as to what happened. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.
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Lovely and Luxurious

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time time! A beautiful home in a beautiful place! The house had everything we needed and more. Our daughter loved the pool and Grandma loved the spa. If the two most beautiful beaches on the island weren't so close, we may have never have left the house.

Thank-you Steve and Karen for sharing your wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you found our location as perfect as we did and enjoyed our home. Aloha!
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Gorgeous Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at this beautiful villa. Karen and Steve provide everything you need for a fabulous stay. The kitchen is stocked with every appliance you would ever want. The layout is perfect for traveling with extended family or another couple. The beds are very comfortable with high end linens and towels. The outdoor shower was also a nice feature of home, particularly after the beach. We really enjoyed the amenity package, which provides access to the beaches at Mauna Kea and Hapuna Prince with easy parking; these beaches are so much nicer than the beaches at the other resorts we visited. We enjoyed our stay so much that we are considering purchasing a villa in the same community.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you do purchase a villa.
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They've thought of everything

  • 5 of 5

What can I add to all the positive reviews other than I agree? This house was the perfect place to return to each night from the days of finding new beaches (69 has the best shade), scuba diving, swimming with dolphins out of Puako, riding horses on Mauna Kea AND enjoying both Mauna Kea and Hapuna Prince beaches. The villa is in better condition than either of the hotels and offered the added convenience of being centrally located so that we could easily enjoy both facilities when we wanted to.

As for the house, we're cookers and we loved that we had all the utensils and kitchen appliances we could ever wish for. The small pool was great for evening dips--even for the cooks tending to the grill!

Thanks Karen and Steve for being so personally vested in our enjoying your place as much as you do, and for sharing it with us. We cannot thank you nor recommend you enough.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like you had a fabulous trip. We're thrilled to hear it.
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Reality will be very difficult to return to...

  • 5 of 5

A strong word of caution: residing at the Hapuna Beach Villa has a very high chance of making the rest of life pale in comparison. My wife and I just returned from a 7 day stay on the Big Island. The accommodations we experienced at the Villa were no less than complete luxury. Wonderful sunset views, numerous whale sightings, and a fabulous pool and patio made for a fantastic time outside alone. Inside, the wonderful open kitchen and living space influenced us to enjoy as many meals as we could at the house. Situated on such a wonderful part of the Big Island, we still felt completely accessible to the whole island, and explored every corner during our trip. Wonderful owners and a fantastic property manager capped the experienced off as magnificent. If you are heading to the Big Island, you will be hard pressed to find a better place to stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled you were able to enjoy so much of the Big Island. It is truly a paradise with something for everyone!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Waimea Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 17 2016 - Nov 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
Holiday Breather
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
10 night minimum stay
Winter Getaway
Jan 4 2017 - Mar 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Break for Spring
Mar 11 2017 - Mar 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
spring Break
Mar 19 2017 - Apr 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late spring 2017
Apr 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
10 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $375 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%


Hawaii Tax: 13.416%

$500 Refundable Security Deposit
Renters Insurance $59 for $1500 in damages. This keeps your security deposit low.

Cleaning Fee $350

Hawaii Tax ID: TA-091-837-8496-01 & GE-091-837-8496-01

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Waimea Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Hairdryers are provided in each bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Cal-King plus twin trundle bed
  • Please see additional information regarding each bedroom in the Description Section.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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