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Quiet Top-floor Penthouse, Golf Course views, 2BR/2BA+Loft Sleeps 6

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

On fairway; beautiful Kohala & Mauna Kea views! 2 BR+Loft, 2 BA Sleeps 6


Why stay in a hotel when you can stay in a beautiful, comfortable and spacious golf front condominium at the Fairway Villas at Waikoloa Beach Resort?

Our condominium home has 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, plus a loft configured as follows:

*Master bedroom - king bed

*2nd bedroom - 2 twin beds

*Loft - 2 twin beds

*We also have a Queen sleeper sofa available

Our unit is very spacious with 1300 square feet of living space, plus a covered lanai which overlooks the Kings’ golf course and has an unobstructed view of the Kohala Mountains and Mauna Kea volcano. You can also see the Hawaiian Petroglyph field. Our unit is quiet, as it is located on the third (top) floor, yet is easily accessible via elevator or stairs. Vaulted ceilings lend a feeling of openness and light. Beautiful new bamboo hardwood flooring feel cool and smooth. There is central air-conditioning, and there are ceiling fans are in each room and the loft for those tropical Hawaiian days.

Staying in our condo is a convenient alternative to staying in a hotel. Our home is fully equipped - the kitchen has a smooth-top range, new stainless microwave, stainless refrigerator with in-door ice/filtered water, and dishwasher. A newer, full-size stacking washer/dryer is also located within the unit for your convenience.

Cable TV, Wi-Fi Internet, local and (nationwide + Canada) long distance phone calls are included in the rate. We recently upgraded our TV's to flat screens. We also provide an iPod/iPad/mp3/Bluetooth music player for the main room. We also provide an iHome iPhone/iPad player in the Master bedroom. There is a Wii system in the living room with some games.

Fairway Villas has a beautiful recreation center with an infinity-edge pool, hot tub, and workout facility within a one minute walk of the unit. Guests and residents are also welcome to use the gas BBQs located adjacent to the pool.

Our unit features dramatic mountain views of the Kohala Mountains, as well as Mauna Kea. The intriguing and historic petroglyph field and King's Trail are also a one minute walk away, and can be seen from our Lanai. The world-class Beach and Kings’ courses at Waikoloa Beach are just outside! Other world-class courses are minutes away including the Mauna Kea and Hapuna Prince courses, and the North and South Mauna Lani courses. Wonderful restaurants, entertainment and boutique shopping are within walking distance from the Fairway Villas at King's Shops. Restaurants include Roy’s Waikoloa, Merriman's Café, Island Fish and Chips, The Three Fat Pigs gastropub and other options. Starbucks, more entertainment, shopping and many casual dining alternatives can be found at Queen's Marketplace, also a 5 minute walk. There is a Farmers Market at the Kings' Shops every Wednesday.

The Fairway Villas is conveniently located:

-20 minute drive from Kona Airport

-10 minute drive from the world famous Hapuna Beach

-15 minute walk to 'A-Bay', a picturesque beach with palm trees, amazing snorkeling, lots of sea turtles and where you can schedule or take snorkel boat tours and much more

-5 minute walk to the Kings' Shops and the Queens' Marketplace for world-class shopping, free entertainment and wonderful restaurants

-5 minute drive from a heliport that offers tours to the volcanoes and waterfalls

-Mauna Kea, Hapuna Prince, and the North/South Mauna Lani courses are also within close proximity

We welcome you and want you to be our special guest, and enjoy the comfort our spacious two-bedroom + loft condominium home!

Hawaii State Tax ID W54145926-01

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Geoff Collins
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 January, 2017

About Geoff Collins

We live in Southern CA and visit The Big Island once per year. We'd definitely visit more, if possible! We first came to the Big Island around 2000 to visit the volcano and have been hooked ever since. We enjoy family vacations to the Big Island and love the beaches along the Kohala Coast, the snorkeling, horse riding adventures in the Waimea area, exploring Waipio Valley, visiting and hiking in Volcanos National Park, exploring ancient Hawaiian ruins and historical settlements, farmers markets, and much more!

Geoff Collins purchased this condo in 2012

Why Geoff Collins chose Kohala Coast

We first stayed at the Fairway Villas about 5 years ago and had an amazing time that made us want to come back again and again. We love the infinity pool. The golf course and Kohala Mountains views are beautiful. The grounds are well maintained and beautiful. Our son and daughter love trying to catch geckos on the grounds and we love to hike the amazing petroglyphs which are right outside our condo.

What makes this condo unique

We especially love versatility of the upstairs loft. Kids absolutely love it, too! It essentially makes our place a 3 bedroom unit vs. a 2 bedroom. We've outfitted the unit with beautiful quilts, linens, towels, etc. We provide high thread count quality sheets. We love to provide little surprises like special soaps and special treats upon checkin. We are very excited and passionate about the Big Island and want to share that with our guests! We want you to enjoy your visit as much as we enjoy our visits!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(33 traveller reviews)

Quiet Top-floor Penthouse, Golf Course views, 2BR/2BA+Loft Sleeps 6
average rating of 4.939394 based on 33 reviews

Reasonably good experience, with some caveats

  • 3 of 5

There is so much to love about this property. The decor strikes just the right balance of attractive and comfortable. The kitchen is well-stocked, both with need-to-have and nice-to-have items. Bed linens, towels, and household supplies are plentiful and good quality. Beach chairs, beach/pool toys, boogie boards, and coolers are generously provided, as well. The hosts have taken care to give good and helpful information in their intro packet: info specific to the condo, things to do, and emergency instructions. But...future guests should be informed of some potential issues.

Firstly, like me, you might assume that "air-conditioned" implies that you will be able to operate the AC at a level that is comfortable for you, as has been the case at every vacation rental I've ever stayed in. You would be mistaken. In the instructions, which you won't see until you have remitted final payment, you'll find what appears to be a mere request: "Please do not run the thermostat below 76 degrees." However, you may find, as we did, that your use of the AC to your reasonable level of comfort will result in the owner PIN-locking the thermostat. I was eventually able to persuade the owner to unlock the thermostat, due to very real health issues that preclude my becoming overheated, but it took hours for him to respond to my request, and he then intimated he should have been privy to my personal health details.

Secondly, upon our arrival, we found sandy floors, dirty/greasy silverware in its drawer, hair and grime in the master tub, and grime in the corners of both bathrooms. The dryer filter was full of sand, and the drum of the dryer had quite a bit of sand in the bottom, as well. It rankles a bit to have to clean a property upon arrival when you've prepaid a large fee for the place to be cleaned when you leave. I did feel sympathy for the owner, who can't always be on site to check on the cleaning service, but some accountability is needed in that regard.

In summary, if you don't mind relinquishing control of the temperature in the condo, and if you're okay with doing some essential cleaning tasks when you arrive (while being charged a hefty cleaning fee upon your departure), you'll be reasonably satisfied with this rental. Its annoyances will certainly not ruin the fantastic experience of the beautiful Big Island for you, but you may find yourself wishing that what was likely the largest expense of your vacation had not included so many inherent vexations.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to stay! Well appointed design and layout of unit, nicely furnished and well stocked kitchen! Best beaches on island with great shops and restaurants !

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, clean, well stocked for beach or kitchen and strategically located .

  • 5 of 5

The Collin's condo offers a nicely furnished and plentifully stocked kitchen, and linen and beach paraphenalia closets. The unit is on the kohala coast which has great, sandy beaches without the crowded feeling of the Kona area fifteen miles to the south. Its location is also right off the entrance to the Rte. 19 ring road. The best "sightseeing and "cultural" stops are on the wetter east coast which is reachable within under or just over an hour; that includes Hawi to the north east Honokaa on the northeast coast, and the fantastic throwback city, Hilo. Around the later are the Botanical Gardens, Pee'pee Falls, the Liiuokolani Gardens and some small museums. The ring road south takes you to the Painted church and the Place of Refuge within the same time frame. The longest but most rewarding trip is of courser to the Wailea crater---just under 2 hours. The restaurant food in the immediate area was okay but overpriced. My favorites by far were three spots outside the Waikoloa complex: the Seafood Restaurant and Bar on the main street (Rte 270) of Kawaihae - 20 minutes north; Young's Korean Restaurant in the Waimea Plaza, it looks like a small cafeteria from the window, and: Kuhio's Grille (Hawaiian) in the Kuhio Plaza off Rte 11 just outside Hilo. A real supermarket treat is the takeout "poke' from the takeout/deli counter; my favorite Was the KTA market in Waimea (25 minutes0 away on Rte 19.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful condo for a week . Had a minor issue with a burnt out light in the bathroom that Geoff arranged to be fixed right away. Location was fabulous. Condo was very clean and nicely furnished. Beds were very comfortable (extremely important). This was our first time renting a condo through VRBO. If every condo rental is half as awesome and accommodating as this one was, we will never go back to a hotel! Great instructions and recommendations for things to do and see. Loved it and would love to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying in Geoff's condo.

Great views of the fairway.

Nice and clean and a short walk to the pool and barbecue areas.

Short distance to the King's and Queen's shop and one block from beautiful A-Bay

Well stocked with boogie boards and swim equipment.

The owner went out of his way to contact me with items that I left behind, and luckily was able to retrieve them well after check out time.

Can't say enough about the condo and the owner. You cannot go wrong renting this unit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The place was exceptionally clean and provided many extra amenities.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Roy's, Three Fat Pigs, Island Fish & Chips, mo
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Anaehoomalu Bay (A-Bay)
Car: recommended

View/Location: Golf Course View, Mountain view

Go Hiking on the nearby Petroglyph Trail, Golf out your back door, or at the Many Fine Resorts nearby, go Horseback Riding upcountry in the Waimea Area at Paniolo Adventures, shop at the King's Shops, the Queen's Market or the Mauna Lani shops. Experience the many restaurants available or buy groceries at the Waikoloa Village Market and cook for yourself, go Sightseeing, Snorkeling or Scuba Diving, take a Long Walk or use the On-site Fitness Center, schedule a Sailing or Whale Watching Tour, play with the Dolphins through the Dolphin Quest at the Hilton Hotel, visit the Botanical Gardens in Hilo or Pua Mau on the Western Slopes of the Kohala Mountains, schedule a Helicopter Tour with Blue Hawaii (about a half-mile north of the Waikoloa Resort entrance), visit Volcanoes National Park, explore the Small Towns and Art Galleries of South Kohala in Hawaii and Kapa'a .

*Walk to Petroglyph field - 1 minute!

*Walk to Kings Shops - 5 minutes!

*Walk to Queens Shops - 5 minutes!

*Walk to A-Bay/beach - 15 minutes!

*Drive to heliport for Volcano tours - 5 minutes!

*World famous Hapuna Beach - 10 minutes!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season/Spring
7 Jan 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov/Dec (Pre-Holiday)
1 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
19 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
High Season/Spring
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
Nov/Dec (Pre-Holiday)
1 Nov 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
19 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$365
Cleaning A$212 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

We can often accomodate last minute guests! All rates are quoted in US Dollars. If guests >6, $150 per additional guest over 6, per stay added to total.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Dual sinks, Soaker tub, Separate toilet area
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , 2nd Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master Bedroom
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • games - kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Groups
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis