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Detached House + Resort Car + Private Pool & Spa On Golf Course

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub

Overview

About the property

4 BR 4.5 BA with 3100 sq ft of living space including lani and detached Ohana

Pakele Lani is Hawaiian for “heavenly escape” and that’s precisely what awaits guests of this 4 bedroom 4 ½ bath detached single-story home.

There are comfortable beds for up to 12 adults and 4 additional young children with 3 king beds, 1 queen bed, 1 twin bed, 1 king sleeper, 1 single sleeper, 1 roll-away, 2 toddler beds and 2 cribs. Most of the beds have memory foam mattresses.

The home includes a 4-seat NEV electric car that makes travel within the resort even more convenient and fun. It's perfect for carrying our stand-up paddle board to the beach. The NEV can go anywhere within the resort that a regular car can go, and benefits from reserved parking spaces at the Beach Club. The NEV allows some members of the group to explore the island in their rental car while others use the NEV to get around the resort.

Located in the gated KaMilo community within the renowned Mauna Lani Resort, there are over 3100 square feet of living space including a detached Ohana (guest house). Furnishings and décor are of the highest quality. With a private heated pool and spa, access to the KaMilo Recreation Center and all the amenities of the Mauna Lani Resort, this impeccable property provides absolutely everything for a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

For maximum comfort and privacy, each bedroom has en-suite facilities, extreme thread-count linens, plush towels, a ceiling fan and a television with Internet-connected media player.

The home is fully air-conditioned, though most will want to open the wall of glass doors and savor the balmy tropical breezes. Wireless internet is available throughout the property. Pakele Lani has everything needed for a beach excursion from plush beach towels and snorkel equipment to beach chairs, umbrellas, cabanas, folding beach wagon, coolers and sand toys. There are also boards for body, skid and stand-up paddle action.

There are 10 bicycles and helmets provided for guests to use. They range from kid bikes with training wheels to full-sized adult mountain bikes.

There are several nearby beaches within the Mauna Lani resort. The best beach is the private Mauna Lani Beach Club. This beach has cabanas, beach chairs, showers, bathrooms, and a full service restaurant and bar. The water is calm and warm and the snorkeling is superb. It's a pleasant 5 minute drive in the NEV or in your rental car. We provide a gate card for free access to the private parking lot and the beach.

The closest beach are the Holoholokai Beach Park and Pauoa Bay. Directly behind the house on the other side of the the 11th fairway, it's just a 5 minute walk or bike ride away. This beach has picnic tables, parking, bathrooms and showers. It's great for beach combing, surf-side walks, whale watching, great sunsets and surfing.

Pakele Lani is surrounded by meticulously maintained mature tropical trees, flowering plants and lush ground cover. There is ample parking for up to 4 vehicles in the large private drive directly in front of the home. Just past the eucalyptus entry gate are the lava rock fenced front yard, ohana, patio and entry foyer.

The commodious shaded lanai has lounges, chairs, an outdoor dining area and BBQ grill. It's great for pool-side entertaining, relaxation and family meals. Warm tropical breezes, the scent of Plumeria and the sounds of rustling palm fronds and waves of nearby Holoholokai Beach caress the senses.

The fenced rear yard abuts the 11th fairway of the Mauna Lani North Course. The large level lawn, private pool and spa give guests plenty of room to soak up the ever-present South Kohala sunshine.

Just across the way from Pakele Lani is the KaMilo Recreation Center. At no additional cost, guests may enjoy an enormous lagoon pool with separate shallow area for small children, a 12.5 metre lap pool, a well-equipped work-out facility, two spas and and over two acres of grassy play-fields. There is also a covered picnic and gathering area with kitchen that can seat over 50 people. The picnic area can be reserved for parties or events.

Pakele Lani’s spacious Great Room with its soaring grass cloth and mahogany vaulted ceilings opens onto the expansive covered lanai and pool deck. Choose from a variety of spaces to sit or recline on soft leather while serenaded by the sweet calls of Hawaii’s Zebra Doves. Every evening this huge living space is treated to spectacular Hawaiian sunsets.

A chef’s dream, exotic hardwood cabinets frame the kitchen with its lavishly equipped top-quality cookware, appliances, utensils and tableware by Thermador, Wüsthof, Zojirushi, Bella, Breville, Pfaltzgraff, etc. Everything from the rice cooker to the Belgian waffle maker is the best in category.

The separate Family Entertainment Room has a king-size memory foam sleeper couch and is well stocked with toys, books, games and activities for all ages. Featured are toys for preschoolers on up including Thomas the Tank Engine trains, action figures, dolls, Mega Bloks, Legos, board games, numerous video disks and a Playstation system with over 20 popular game titles and a variety of controllers.

The spacious Master Suite has a king bed, soaking tub, two-person shower, two wash basins and separate WC. It has direct access to the lanai and outdoor spa for romantic evening soaks under the spectacular Hawaiian night skies. There is also a nursery with the option for a full-size crib or toddler bed.

The Princess Suite is located down a hallway near the front of the main house well away from the living and entertaining areas. It has a king bed, and a private walk-in shower and commode.

The Keiki Room has a queen bed, a twin bed and its own bath with a shower over tub and separate WC. There is a television and a ceiling fan. In the closet you will find a crib, high chair and stroller to accommodate even the youngest of guests. There's a full sized laundry room down the hall.

Just in front of the main house is the Ohana, a self-contained living space with a private entrance. It is ideal for the nanny, personal assistant, or traveling companions who need a bit more privacy. There is a king bed as well as a love-seat that opens into a single bed. The Ohana has a micro-fridge and coffee maker as well as a walk-in shower and separate WC. Sliding doors lead to a private lanai with café table seating.

We provide daily housekeeping starting after the second night of your stay. This includes cleaning of the kitchen and all five bathrooms, fresh towels, and other cleaning tasks as requested. There are no additional charges for setup or for cleaning after your departure.

More Details

Owner
Lynn and Etienne
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Lynn and Etienne

We have loved the Big Island of Hawaii since we first came here on our honeymoon over a decade ago. We fell instantly in love with the climate, the beautiful landscapes, the perfect ocean and the relaxed lifestyle. Over the years we found ourselves coming back here more and more often - always staying in vacation rental properties. These experiences taught us what really mattered in a vacation property. We took this education into account when we designed Pakele Lani. Everything a guest could need is here - and its all the best we could get. No corners were cut.

The name Pakele Lani means 'Heavenly Escape' because Hawaii has always been that for us. Our family home is just up the street. We look forward to sharing our corner of paradise with you. Come escape with us from the crowds, bad weather and the stress of the 'real world'.

Lynn and Etienne purchased this house in 2013

Why Lynn and Etienne chose Kohala Coast

Vacations are about comfort and relaxation for everyone. The best thing about this property is the variety of different spaces that allow people to enjoy themselves without tripping over one-another.

The private pool in the back yard is great for cooling off while sun-bathing - or for the kids to play nearby at the end of the day.

Nothing compares to lying in a completely private back-yard spa under a night sky filled with an impossible number of stars... and it's just ten feet from the master bedroom.

The separate family room has ample entertainment for all ages and is located away from the great room - which itself has perfectly comfy chairs, a large sofa and a monster TV.

And, of course, the Ohana is the ultimate private escape. A completely separate structure for those members of your party who need/deserve their own space.

We wanted a premium property that would satisfy the most discerning guests - ourselves. This is the result of our decade long search for the ideal property and our uncompromising selection of amenities and decor.

We hope you love it as much as we do - and open our hearts to your suggestions to make Pakele Lani live up to its name.

What makes this house unique

Three pools! A private pool in the back yard, and across the street a huge community pool where the kids can hang out with new friends, while you work out in the 1/4 Olympic (12.5 yards) lap pool.

Privacy! No shared bathrooms in this house. No neighbors can see into the main house thanks to rock walls, dense foliage and the property placement on a golf course fairway. Better still, the Ohana and Princess rooms are well away from the main living spaces. This allows some people to sleep while others socialize.

The kitchen! Only the good stuff. The owner is an avid chef. All the right tools are there and they are all best-in class. In many cases we bought several different models of an appliance. The best ones are in Pakele Lani. The others went on Craigs List or eBay.

The Beach Club! Right up the road, the private Beach Club is never crowded. It's sheltered from wind and waves so the snorkeling and paddle boarding are always great. The full service restaurant and bar seal the deal.

The other beach! The Holoholokai Beach Park is an easy walk away. The tide pools and unspoiled coastline are magnificent for beach-combing, surfing, or advanced snorkeling. A grassy picnic area with tables and bathrooms is right next to the surf.

The sunsets! The huge glass doors of the great room face directly to the west. Every night we get a different spectacular sunset over the golf course and ocean.

Amenities

Waimea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet , Off the great room
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Outdoor jetted spa, soaking tub and double shower
    Princess - toilet , shower
    Keiki - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Ohana - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms have plush towels, bath mats, hair dryers and mirrors
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Princess - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Quiet room - isolated from main living areas
    Ohana - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Guest house with sliding doors opening to patio
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , King-size memory foam sleeper sofa
    Keiki - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed
    Master - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Sliding doors open to outdoor spa
  • All bedrooms have private bathrooms, extreme thread-count sheets, TV's and ceiling fans
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Let us know of any amenities, features or services you would like us to add to Pakele Lani. We want to make your future stays as close to perfection as humanly possible. Talk to us about babysitting or concierge services. We can refer you to local people with whom you can make direct arrangements.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

Detached House + Resort Car + Private Pool & Spa On Golf Course
average rating of 5.0 based on 49 reviews
San Francisco, CA
5

Another wonderful stay on the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we stayed at Etienne's home in Ka Milo. We had a total of 9 people in our group, 4 adults, 4 children ranging from age 3-7, and our nanny who stayed in the Ohana in front.

The home is very well equipped with toys, games, bikes, and beach toys for all ages. The kitchen is nicely stocked with everything you would need to cook multiple meals per day. Now that our kids are older, they spent lots of time in the house pool and the community pool. We used the EV to go to the beach club every other day as well.

Etienne is an extremely attentive owner. He checked in on us several times to make sure everything was set up the way we expected. We appreciate that he's very nearby in case of any issues.

We miss Hawaii already and would absolutely love to stay in this home again.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynn and I are very pleased you enjoyed your return visit to Pakele Lani. We want our guests to feel as if they are in their own vacation home. We look forward to your return -Etienne
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Denver Colorado & Rancho Santa Fe, California
5

Special Birthday Celebrations for Grammy & Poppy

  • 5 of 5

We searched many VRBO listings to find the right place for our family to celebrate our two special birthdays. Our test was to read many of the previous reviews and write to the owners a few questions. Here we found very quick responses from the owners and excellent reviews online to back up the listing. Everything we read was found exactly at this fabulous house sitting on the 11th fairway of the Mauna Lani North course. Upon our arrival we were met by Etienne, the owner, to welcome us and provide a full tour of their home. This gave us extra comfort knowing that the owners lived a couple of doors away in case we needed anything during our 2 week rental. We were 9 people staying with 7 adults & children ages 9 & 5. So all bedrooms, plus Ohana and their comfy beds were used. The house is fully outfitted with all possible things one would want for a vacation from a gourmet outfitted kitchen to all one would want for the beach with coolers, toys & umbrellas. The adults & kids were pleased to find all in the house as well as the garage shown in their listing & photos to enjoy ones day. Special things were the NEV & Paddle Boards to use at the Mauni Lani private beach club, incredible outdoor space for time in the heated pool or jacuzzi with a great barbacue for grilling dinner & daily housekeeping services. The all house internet worked well with multiple laptops & tablets along with tvs in every room for those who like electronics. We contacted the owner during our stay for a question receiving a quick response & even a visit one day. Both Etienne & Lynn are the most friendly & helpful owners who take extreme pride in their home and care about their guests. Our adult kids & grandkids were so happy that we found this beautiful home for a very memorable vacation. I will definitely plan on returning with my family as this was a perfect rental that went so smoothly for us.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful & Comfortable Home in Lovely Mauna Lani

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home had the perfect amount of space for 3 couples to have their own bedroom/bath with sufficient privacy. The kitchen was large and very well equipped. The great room was comfy & great place to watch Super Bowl. We enjoyed breakfast on the lovely back patio overlooking the pool & golf course. Sunsets from home were beautiful and Star gazing from the hot tub at night was delightful. This home comes with many amenities. One we enjoyed the most was the private Beach Club with a beautiful beach with calm water. We enjoyed lunch at the Beach Club Restaurant too. It was an easy walk or electric car ride to the beach near the Fairmont Orchid Hotel with lots of hiking trails along the beach. This home is located close to lots of shopping, fabulous restaurants, golf and beaches. So much to enjoy here! The few issues we had were addressed quickly by the owners. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

In "Paradise" with our Family at Pakele Lani

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a 10 day stay at this wonderful home away from home in KaMilo. This was an extended family vacation. There was plenty of room for all 10 adults plus one little guy to spread out. Everyone had their own space to call their own as well as two great gathering spaces both outside and in to be together as a family. We loved cooking dinners "in" with a well supplied kitchen to work in. We had every "toy" imaginable to have fun "at home" and at the beach. Our Grandson looooooved taking trips down to the beach in the hosts neighborhood electric vehicle. I did too......smiles. Loved all the beautiful walks just outside our door to the beach (the Beach Club beach was fabulous), through the fish ponds, along the coast, the neighborhood pool, and to the close by grocery store-hah. Great stay had by all.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for our big group!

  • 5 of 5

Great for our group of 4 couples, and four kids aged 12, 10, 3, and 1. Everyone got their own room with a TV and bathroom which was nice when we needed some time to ourselves. There was a crib for my baby and a toddler bed which made naps and sleeping at night easier for my kids. The couch and chairs were comfy. The kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans, appliances, bowls, etc. The pool was too cold for me, but the older boys loved it. We all used the hot tub daily. There was lots of fun toys for the boys: boogie boards, SUPs, snorkel gear, bikes, etc. And my toddler loved all playing with the cars and trains, so he was able to entertain himself when we were getting ready for the day or making dinner. We usually would grill out at beaches, but this place was so nice to hang out at that we mostly had dinner at the house. We used the beach towels, coolers, and strollers a lot too (the double stroller was a little tricky to figure out), and there was a high chair (the tray didn't work quite right, so we just put the baby up at the counter); so nice to have this stuff available - we didn't have to pack it or buy it or suffer without it! The nearby beaches were great for kids: well protected, and the snorkeling at Mauna Lani Beach Club was actually pretty great. Lynn and Etienne were easy to work with; responded to our texts as soon as they could. We had a little bit of an issue with getting locked out the first couple days (too many groups and not enough keys!), but we figured it out eventually - sorry Lynn and Etienne! Overall we were all happy with our decision to stay here.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us Abbey. We strive to make Pakele Lani as comfortable as your own home. We are happy to announce that we have recently fitted new heating equipment to the pool. The pool temp will now be maintained at a minimum of 85 degrees year-round.
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5

Lovely property for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property called Pakele Lane is a spacious three bedroom house with an extra bed and bath in the Ohana or beach house. We were a family of 7 and we were able to have common space plus enough room for privacy too. The kids loved the pool and spa. The convenience to shops, hotels, beaches and restaurants was great as was the use of the electric car to get there. It was a wonderful place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA)
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Several Beaches within walking distance
Car: recommended

With no rain to speak of, pristine tropical breezes, moderate humidity and warm temperatures, Mauna Lani has been said to have the finest weather in the world. Year-round average daytime temperature's range from 81 to 87 degrees F. Nighttime temps average in the low 70's. Average annual rainfall is less than an inch. Unlike other parts of Hawaii, there is no volcanic pollution (vog).

Pakele Lani guests have free access to the exclusive Mauna Lani Beach Club - boasting a private white-sand beach with lounge chairs, covered cabanas and an on-site restaurant and bar. The calm beach is perfect for sunbathing, beach play, and snorkeling. Stand-up paddle boards and kayaks are available for rent. While there, visitors may also enjoy a sightseeing cruise on the Winona catamaran or take a stroll through the magnificent historic fish ponds to view a myriad of fish and visiting sea turtles.

The Shops at Mauna Lani are an easy ten-minute stroll from the home. They offer fine and casual dining, a real grocery store, fashion, art, a 4D cinema and live entertainment.

The Francis H I'i Brown North & South Championship Golf Courses at Mauna Lani are set on lava flows with lush greens and magnificent ocean views. With some tee shots to the green directly over the ocean, this is one of the world's most talked about golf destinations.

The Fairmont Orchid has a weekly 'Gathering of the Kings Lu'au'

Mauna Lani has its own Tennis Club, Sports and Fitness Center, and Spa.

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Rates & Availability

Waimea House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$820
 
 
Holiday Season 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,040
 
 
High Season 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
$885
$6,090
 
 
Holiday Season 2018
Dec 17 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$785
$5,425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Rental deposit $1,200
Housekeeping & cleaning $500 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Prices exclude 9.25% Transient Accommodations and 4.17% General Excise Taxes
Tax ID: W71783957-01

Check-in time: 3:00 pm Hawaii Time
Check-out time: 10:00 am Hawaii Time

Owners : Lynn Morgenroth and Etienne Handman

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