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Hawaiian Luxury Redefined....Hale Wailele

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 6 1/2 Bath Private Hawaiian Resort 7th night free**

From its envious position at a cool elevation of 1000 feet on the slopes of Mount Hualalai, to its 270 degree panoramic views of Keauhou Bay and miles of the Kona coastline, this secluded luxury estate on 5 fenced and gated acres is surrounded by lush, tropical foliage. It has been said that this architecturally significant residence boasts the most amazing views available on the Big Island. The residence was also featured on the cover of Island Home magazine. Privacy and security are assured from the moment you enter the gate and proceed down the sweeping, palm tree lined drive to the main residence.

Upon entry to Hale Wailele you are greeted by magnificent koi ponds and the sound of waterfalls in your private courtyard.

MAIN HOUSE LIVING AREA: The Great Room features 18 foot vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan that encompasses a gourmet kitchen and dining/living areas. The interiors have been professionally designed and offer a luxurious yet comfortable respite. Floor to ceiling pocket doors open onto the lanais to bring the outdoors in. The gourmet kitchen will be the envy of any chef and is equipped to host parties large or small. The kitchen features a large island and a handy breakfast bar where guests can gather and chat with the chef of the party. Adjacent to the kitchen is an intimate media room and an open air tropical bar perfect for pre-dinner cocktails.

OUTDOOR LIVING AREA: Over 2000 square feet of Honed Beaumaniere French Limestone floors (imported from France by the original owners) flow seamlessly around the home. Both covered and open air patios feature plush chaise lounges and resort style furnishings surrounding the custom infinity edge pool and spa. This area is perfect for enjoying the beautiful Kona sunsets while sipping a tropical cocktail. The fun does not end after the sun sets as the area magically comes to life with the lighting of the tiki torches. Arrange your own private Luau complete with Hula lessons and fire dancers. Ideal location for intimate weddings.

SUITES OF THE HOUSE: The house is comprised of 3 separate pavilions which are connected via Honed Beaumaniere French Limestone walkways. The King Master Suite with his and her bathrooms is housed independently in pavilion 1. Pavilion 2 houses the main living area as well as two additional King bedded suites. Pavilion 3 houses the 4th King bedded suite (aka Ohana).

All of the suites are equipped with private bathrooms, televisions as well as their own outdoor lounge areas. It is rare to find a vacation rental where up to 4 couples can retreat to their own private spaces.

There is no need for air conditioning in this home as the near constant trade winds fan a delightful gentle breeze over the property. If you are looking for absolute luxury in a breathtaking setting than this Hawaiian vacation rental has it all. You will never tire of gazing at the magnificent views and swaying palm trees while enjoying the cool tropical breeze.

If you can tear yourself away from this property the Kona coastline is waiting to be explored.

**7th night free except on black out dates

More Details

Karen Hill
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Karen Hill

Karen is from Florida and Paul is a kiwi from New Zealand. We enjoy taking special properties from ordinary to Extraordinary! See some of our other property developments (historic church and Villa renovated to a 200 seat restaurant and accommodation) Hawkes Bay New Zealand accommodation in Auckland

Karen Hill purchased this estate in 2010

Why Karen Hill chose Kona Coast

The architect who designed this house is known as the "Frank Lloyd Wright" of Hawaii. His designs all fit seamlessly into the landscape as does Hale Wailele and its beautiful separation of areas allowing for privacy and yet community when desired. The dramatic entrance, sweeping views, and a his and her bathroom in the master sealed the deal (as did the Realtor's Mai Tai's!)

What makes this estate unique

On 5 acres so it feels secluded yet so close to everything

4 bedrooms all with separate outside areas for privacy and seclusion

Incredible sweeping views of the Kona Coastline

Amazing Sunsets

18' vaulted ceilings

Indoor- outdoor flow- we rarely close the doors


Keauhou Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1-Master Suite 'Hers' - toilet , tub , shower , bidet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2-Master Suite 'His' - toilet , shower , Urinal
    Bathroom 3 - Suite #2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 -Suite #3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5-Suite #4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6-Pool & Spa - toilet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 7 -Powder Room - toilet
  • There are 6 1/2 bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King Master Suite - 1 king , Includes 'his' and 'her' bathrooms
    Suite # 3 - 1 king
    Suite # 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , may be made into twin bedded room. Has queen sofa bed
    Suite # 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , self contained w/fridge,cooktop, microwave. Queen sofa bed
  • All bedrooms are ensuite with walk in showers. Each bedroom is also equipped with a ceiling fan,outside lanais and Direct TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Hale Wailele is home to a number of little green Geckos very similar to the “Geico Insurance Gecko” seen in TV commercials. These Hawaiian Geckos, harmless to humans, are very good at hunting and controlling insects and do a lot less talking than their “Gieco” counter-parts with the British accent. A little known fact is that this Hawaiian Gecko was the alternate pick for Hawaii State mascot for 3 consecutive years. Lots of guests, especially kids, find these little guys really cute with their little suction cups for toes on their feet. Hale Wailele uses a nationally well known professional pest control service that specifically treats for Mosquitoes, on regular basis, which are so common in the tropics. Additionally Hale Wailele provides some personal insect repellent for an added layer of protection if guests so desire, as it is very difficult to control these “Mozzies” (as we call them), 100%. Some guests have a personal preference of insect repellent that they may choose to use.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Hawaiian Luxury Redefined....Hale Wailele
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews

Absolutely amazing.

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this home justice! Each night we watched the sun set from cozy chairs surrounding a beautiful infinity pool. The home wanted for NOTHING. Each room was beautifully appointed. Master bedroom is stunning but all bedrooms are lovely. What a dream come true.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blissful relaxation in a true paradise

  • 5 of 5

To say that this house and vacation were amazing would be a great understatement. From the moment we arrived at Hale Wailele, we felt like we were in paradise! After a long day of travel, Steve met us with some much needed refreshments and food for the adults and a great little treat for our 7 year old daughter. The koi ponds, the super comfortable suites, the sound system, the pool and hot tub- everything about the house was divine and Steve and Heather were so accommodating and welcoming. Amazing sunsets and whale watching from the patio are memories that we will have forever. The moment we left we wanted to go back and hopefully we will one day.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We had a small wedding at Hale Wailele, blending 2 families, with 7 kids total, made up of ages 10-22. It was so great to have a separate space for each of them, with lots of space to be together, or for peace and quiet. It was especially nice to have a separate master bedroom with 2 completely separate full bathrooms, so we could get ready for the wedding without being seen until showtime. There was also a huge lounging area right outside of the bedroom that was secluded by foliage where we could have a quiet glass of wine and let the kids play on their own. The TV/bar area was fantastic for Superbowl Sunday. We had more family over and were able to accommodate 17 with ease. The kitchen is well-stocked and Costco is not far away. It turned out to be the perfect place for our intimate wedding, and the property is so stunning, it made the experience magical for everyone. Each member of our family wants to come back someday! Heather and Steve, the hosts were so helpful! Steve even came over late one evening to troubleshoot the TV. It was so much more personal than a hotel. Every detail of the house has been carefully designed to be beautiful and functional. I got tears in my eyes when we walked through for the first time...the pool, the view of the ocean, the koi ponds, the furnishings....all lovely. We are grateful to have had the opportunity to stay there!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hale Wailele

  • 5 of 5

In every respect from the moment we arrived until we departed...we did not want to leave!

The bedrooms/ensuites, lanais, chefs kitchen, tiki torches, pool, hot tub, outdoor bar/bbq...did I mention lanais, was outstanding! And once you entered the gate down the Jurasic Park laneway, you were completely removed from the rest of the world except for the stars and amazing view.

The hosts...Steve & Heather made us feel so welcome and were there to offer assistance whenever they could.

We would not hesitate to recommend this special place.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

I will start by saying I never write reviews but on this home I felt inspired to. We had four couples for my 50th birthday celebration (Hawaii 5-0 theme). The setup couldn't have been any better for couples as we all had our own private space and bathrooms with king size bed. The hit of the house was the outdoor bar and the husbands were pretty much parked at it the entire time. We only used the formal dining room one time when we had the chef come in as all other nights we were around the big glass table on the Loggia. The kitchen and home is stocked with more utensils and serving dishes then I even have at my personal home. The electric cooktop was our only hang up but that's because we are used to gas top cooking.

We loved the fish and even took on the duties of feeding them every day. They became our pets for the week.

We are already planning our next trip, can't wait to go back. LOVE-LOVE-LOVE this home!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nothing but beautiful and memorable

  • 5 of 5

All other reviews have highlighted so many of the luxuries and priviliges of this house already that I fully endorse. Detail..detail...detail! Nothing is missing! High quality kitchen, bedding, towels and decor.

Heather and Steve are so incredibly kind and welcoming and are extremely dedicated to the house and to the guests.

The koy fish pond was a highlight for me, as they were extremely interactive and a pleasure to feed twice daily(not a requirement, but i wanted to!)Grandpa, is the king and deserves some extra attention.

Karen, thank you for creating so an oasis and allowing us to enjoy it.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Hwy 11
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sam Choy's Kai Lanai
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Car: necessary

Quiet and secluded on 5 acres and yet conveniently located above Kailua Kona town, 5 minutes to Keauhou shopping center and Kona Country Club. Charming villages of Captain Cook and Kealekekua are within an easy 15 minute drive. See video under Owner info tab.


Rates & Availability

Keauhou Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 Summer High
Jun 5 2017 - Aug 13 2017
5 night minimum stay
2017 Ironman
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
Winter High 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Apr 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
2018 Summer High
Jun 4 2018 - Aug 13 2018
5 night minimum stay
2018 Ironman
Oct 5 2018 - Oct 16 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2018 - Nov 26 2018
5 night minimum stay
2018 Christmas
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 2 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
House Cleaning Fee $750 + Tax
Event Fee $750 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Weekly rate includes 7th night free!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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