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5 Star Gated Community, Secluded Ocean Club, Luxury Kitchen, Steps From Ocean

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom with Ocean Views and High End Kitchen (Sleeps 6)

Beautiful ocean view condo (Hali'i Kai unit 16C) in Waikoloa Beach Resort. Hali'i Kai is one of only two oceanfront properties in Wailkoloa Beach Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii.

TAT License Number TA-208-997-5808-01

GE License Number GE-208-997-5808-01

Hali'i Kai has the best amenitites at the Ocean Club with its multi-tiered resort style pool with aqua longers. Guests love the oceanside cafe and bar at poolside that continually pleases...serving Hawaiian and Asian-Pacific style cuisine and exotic tropical drinks.

Our unit is a ground floor unit. Easily accessible and just a few steps from the Ocean Club.

We have designer furnishings, stainless steel Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolfe stove and cook top, Fisher-Paykel dual dish drawer dishwasher, and granite countertops in the kitchen and each of the two full bathrooms.

The living room and each bedroom have ceiling fans and flat screen HDTV's and DVD players. The covered lanai has a ceiling fan, wet bar and refrigerator.

There is a resort fee of $10 per day per unit that is paid to the on-site office upon check in.

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Puako Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Granite vanity with two sinks.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite vanity with one sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , XL twins can be made into a king bed.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Pack and Play is the baby crib
  • Sleep sofa in living room sleeps 2.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
We provide a limited supply of paper towels, napkins, toilet paper, shampoo, soap, dish soap, and laundry detergent to get you started.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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5 Star Gated Community, Secluded Ocean Club, Luxury Kitchen, Steps From Ocean
average rating of 4.943396 based on 53 reviews
Denver, CO

wonderful 2BR condo near the ocean and clubhouse

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in late January and really enjoyed this condo. Highlights include the location, quiet resort community, beautiful sunsets and whale watching every night, terrific kitchen and lanai. The owners were also great and communicated promptly throughout the booking. We'd recommend this place without hesitations for anyone looking for a 2 BR condo on the coastal resort area of the Big Island.

For those who may stay here, the owners have placed a large number of guide books, 2 bicycles, a number of snorkel sets, etc. to make your trip easier. The kitchen has plenty of cookware and small appliances, and the nearby clubhouse has nice gas grills. There is a very nice pool and hot tub (with sand bottom!) at the clubhouse, where they serve pretty decent drinks and snacks or meals. The ocean views from the clubhouse or adjacent golf course are outstanding--especially at sunset each day. We were fortunate to be there during peak whale watching season and routinely got to see several fully breach. There are many top notch snorkeling spots all along the coast--don't be afraid to walk a little to get to the less-traveled ones. Groceries are available, though a little harder to source, but the fresh fruit and poke at the local market are very good, as expected. A car is definitely recommended if staying at any of these coastal communities--the rest of the island has so much to offer and is only a couple of hours away from this condo (little further to Volcanos Natl Park).

All in all, it was a great stay and the owners have clearly made a comfortable vacation home in an amazing part of the world that they are willing to share. If you're looking for a relaxing, well-appointed place in a great location and don't mind (or actually prefer) a little self catering, then I can't think of a better way to enjoy it.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Dave, How great to hear of your recent visit to Hali'i Kai. We feel so blessed to share our home and loved having you as guests. We completely understand how easy it is to fall in love with The Big Island and hope to have you back again some day. Stay warm this winter season! Mahalo, Laura Lee & Ray
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Great condo, great location and the community pool and fitness area is the best!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 stayed for 4 nights.

We all agreed we would stay here again.

Everything was nice and well stocked.

My only suggestion; The living room couch needs cleaned or replaced.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful unit, great location, awesome water view.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property and would definitely stay here again. Perfect location to pool, restaurant and sunset views.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Angilyn. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our home and your stay at Hali'i Kai. We feel blessed to be able to share it with others and loved having you as guests. We would love to have you return some day so please let us know if you ever make it back over to the Big Island. Have a great holiday! Mahalo, Laura Lee & Ray
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

This place deserves 10 Stars. The condo had everything we needed for our long stay here. We loved being close by the pool and the outdoor BBQ. The grounds here are well maintained and the view was breathtaking , we felt very safe as well here. The condo is packed with everything, from beach stuff, games, movies and kitchen appliances. The 2 Beaches we went to ,Hapuna and Mauna were very nice and close to drive to. Also, the beds were incredibly comfortable, which was an added bonus!

We will definitely be returning here! Thank you so much VerLinde Family for sharing your lovely place.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Julie, Thank you for the kind words and great review! It is exactly what we want to hear from our guests. We feel so blessed to be able to share out little piece of paradise with others and will look forward to having you back again in the future. Mahalo, Laura Lee & Ray
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Awesome accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week-long stay in this condo and can highly recommend it. The property is well appointed with high quality fixtures (SubZero fridge, Viking stove) and well maintained. We loved being so close to the pool with its own bar/cafe where you can watch a beautiful sunset. It's a wonderful way to relax after a day in the sun. Laura Lee was highly responsive to our needs and exceeded our expectations in every regard. Mahalo and enjoy your stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo David for the kind words on your recent stay in our Hali'i Kai home. We could not be more thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and that our home had everything you needed. We feel so blessed to be able to share this small piece of paradise with others and so loved having you and your family as guests. We will certainly be sharing your exciting adventures with others and hope to have you back again on your next trip to the Big Island. Aloha! Laura Lee and Ray
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San Rafael, California

Loved loved the Hali'i Kai

  • 5 of 5

Laura Lee's condo was awesome. Great location near the pool and sunsets every night.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Christa, We could not be more thrilled to hear of your wonderful trip to our Hali'i Kai home. We agree that the location and sunsets are pretty spectacular. We would love to have you back again some day so please keep in touch. We loved sharing our home with you and having you as guests. Mahalo, Laura Lee and Ray
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Laura Lee Verlinde
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Laura Lee Verlinde

We are Ray and Laura Lee and have been married 30 years. We have two sons that are avid hockey players. Raised in Michigan, we have been in Colorado for 11 years and share our time between Denver and our home in the Vail Valley. Ray is an avid triathlete, enjoys climbing 14 footers and competing in Ironmans. Together we enjoy cycling, cooking, traveling and time with family and friends. We feel so blessed and would love to share our tropical getaway with you.

Laura Lee Verlinde purchased this condo in 2013

Why Laura Lee Verlinde chose Puako

Waikoloa Beach Resort is a pristine 5 star resort. We have cruised all the islands as a family and returned to the Big Island to buy our home as this island seems to have it all. Hali'i Kai is a little peace of heaven on Earth and the perfect getaway for our family.

What makes this condo unique

Upgraded kitchen, high end furnishings and close proximity to the Ocean Club which houses the pool, restaurant, bar and workout facility are just a few things that make this unit the perfect location. Views of the ocean allow whale watching without leaving the comfort of your home. Tucked further in from the property entrance allows for a more peaceful and relaxing stay. Personal little touches await each guest upon arrival.


Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Kona Airport
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fee $175
Tax Rate 13.42%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Cleaning Fee $175

Refundable Deposit $500 or insurance purchased

100% cancellation refund less credit card fees if done 60+ days from arrival

Cleaning Fee included in rentals of 8+ nights

*10% off rates for consecutive days of 11 or more, excluding specials

*20% off rates for consecutive days of 30 or more, excluding specials

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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