HALE 'O KA LA
House of the sun or house of the light
It doesn’t get more luxurious than our Hale ‘O Ka La property. The secluded five-bedroom estate offers the perfect balance between the surrounding natural environment and the luxuries of private resort-style paradise vacations. Hawaii is known for its year-round tropical climate, with the Big Island one of the most beautifully unspoiled of all the islands. Awaiting your arrival are the crystal-clear waters of the swimming pool with a refreshing welcome cocktail at the swim-up palapa bar. Ease tired muscles from the flight over in the hot tub fringed by a waterfall grotto. When you’ve had enough of the outdoors, retire to the luxe master suite for ultimate indoor/outdoor living with his and her waterfall sinks, a jetted rock tub, and a walk-in rock shower with a miniature waterfall. Uniquely designed to echo the natural and open atmosphere of Hawaii, every detail of the villa has been carefully crafted to facilitate relaxation and tranquility.
Hale ‘O Ka La on the Big Island offers the quintessential Hawaiian vacation. Developed by Laurance S. Rockefeller in the mid-1960s, Mauna Kea was Kohala coast’s first luxury resort property and has defined Hawaiian luxury living ever since.
The expansive property features a stunning spiral staircase and has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and two half bathrooms in the 5,358 square foot estate. All bedrooms have air conditioning except for the garden room. The luxury villa comfortably sleeps between eight and 12 people, and families with children will find the calm Hapuna waters ideal for casual dips in the ocean.
Luxe Island Living
Pristine and lush tropical flora, palms, heliconia, and plumeria surround the landscape along with numerous water features peppered throughout, making this the perfect property to experience the seamlessness of indoor-outdoor living in an accommodating climate. Outdoor features include a swimming pool, palapa bar, and waterfall grotto with encased jacuzzi.
Surrounded by lush flowering landscapes and large decks to relax on, Destinations in Paradise vacations Hawaii wouldn’t be complete without full-service cleaning and private chefs available to cater to your family or small gatherings hosted in the ample indoor-outdoor great room. Located within walking distance to quiet semi-private beaches, you have full access to the Mauna Kea resort and its facilities, which include a spa and tennis club, shopping, and concierge services, plus two world-class restaurants.
The Hale ‘O Ka La vacation rental mixes the best of both worlds with private and secluded accommodations. Away from the tourist bustle, this property offers a serene place to relax. Despite its seclusion, it’s within a short driving distance to busy Kona and all its attractions, as well as to breathtaking Volcano National Park.
HALE 'O KA LA - BIG ISLAND, HAWAII
The master suite offers a generous king-size bed with ensuite bathroom and tub, his and her vanity, walk-in closet, air conditioning, ceiling fan, safe, desk, private double terrace, living space, television, Sonos sound system, and plush amenities. The second bedroom has a king-size bed, ensuite bathroom, and outdoor shower. Bedroom 3 has a king bed, while bedroom 4 has two doubles and bedroom 5 has two queens.
BEDROOM 1 MASTER
King size bed, ensuite bathroom with tub, dual vanity, walk-in closet, air conditioning, ceiling fan, safe, desk, double terrace, living space, television, sonos sound system.
BEDROOM 2 (OUTDOOR SHOWER)
King size bed, ensuite bathroom with outdoor shower only air conditioning, ceiling fan, private terrace with ocean views.
King size bed, ensuite bathroom with shower, air conditioning, ceiling fan, television, private terrace with ocean views.
Two double beds, ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, television, air conditioning, ceiling fan, private terrace with ocean views.
BEDROOM 5 (NO A/C)
Two 4 post queen size beds, ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, and jacuzzi, no air conditioning, ceiling fan, direct access to lawn area.
POOL & JACUZZI COVE
Private cove with jacuzzi and private bathroom.
AMPLE GREAT ROOM
Indoor-outdoor great room with ample space for hosting small gatherings.
Ample lawn area for activities such as yoga or exercising.
Pool bar with appliances and all equipment ready to be entertained by a mixologist.
Roofed garage with space for 1 vehicle.
FEATURES & AMENITIES
· Fully equipped kitchen
· Wine fridge
· Formal dining area with seating for 10
· Satelite television
· Sonos sound system
· Excercise equipment
· Ceiling fans
STAFF AND SERVICES
Activities and excursions
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Why Choose Destinations in Paradise Vacation Rental Properties, Hawaii
We want our luxury vacation home, Hale ‘O Ka La, to become your top choice for vacation rental properties. Hawaii won’t feel like just another tourist destination when you combine our luxury home away from home living with world-class private amenities, VIP service, and tropical indulgence.
Bask in the luxury and unlimited access to the unparalleled natural beauty that is Mauna Kea resort, featuring two world-class golf courses: the legendary Mauna kea golf course with its world-famous third hole, along with remarkable coastline views from the twelfth hole on the Hapuna golf course and nearby white-sand beaches Kauna’oa and Hapuna, known as two of the world’s best oceanside retreats.
When you’re done with the crowds, return to solitude at your private pool and jacuzzi cove to watch another breathtaking sunset with your loved ones.
Every area of the property has been crafted to maximize natural lighting, encompassing the true Hawaiian lifestyle - so all you need to do is choose who will join you and start making memories. Top-end amenities and staffing mean you won’t need to lift a finger for your entire stay in paradise.
VISIT THE BIG ISLAND
One of Hawaii’s least touristed islands, the Big Island offers some of the most captivating and unspoiled natural wonders on Earth and is home to all but four of the unique micro-climates found on our planet. Discover unparalleled stargazing, snorkeling, and swimming as well as horseback riding and whale watching. Pristine white sand beaches on the west and black sand beaches of the south are home to resident Hawaiian green sea turtles. You’ll be spoiled for choice of towering waterfalls to explore and breathtaking hikes through Volcanoes National Park. Come and see for yourself why the Big Island is known as “Hawaii’s island of adventure.”
Nearby the villa, Hapuna Beach is a must-visit, consistently ranking in international top ten lists for the best beaches in Hawaii. This white sandy beach has safe swimming and is a great place to learn bodyboarding or go snorkeling from the shore. Relaxation seekers will have miles of sand to lay down a towel and feel the golden sun rays warm their bodies. Keep an eye out for the whale migration between November and April and swim with the manta rays year-round.
Summit the snow-capped peaks of Hawaii’s highest volcanoes, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Mauna Kea has some of the best stargazing in the world and is home to the world's largest observatory for optical, infrared, and submillimeter astronomy.
International travelers can access the property by flying into Kona International Airport (KOA) in the west, which is closest to the property, or connect via Honolulu international airport (HNL) on Oahu and take a 35 to 40 minute flight to the island. Private airport transfers can be arranged to deliver you straight to paradise.