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The Mauna Kea Resort is one of Hawaii’s finest vacation rentals located on the world-famous Big Island, where you can experience an authentic slice of Hawaiian life. Compared to other vacation rentals, Hale ‘O Ka La will exceed all your expectations and allow you to enjoy the comfort and amenities of a luxury hotel all while in the seclusion and privacy of your own villa.

One of the premiere paradise vacations Hawaii has to offer, home is in the perfect location for discovering everything Big Island has to offer, from pristine black sand beaches to lush rainforest and national parks. Whether you choose to go out and explore, or stay in and make the most of the vacation rental’s extensive facilities, if you stay a week or a month, Hale ‘O Ka La will soon begin to feel like home.

Play the world’s best round of golf

Mauna Kea Resort features not one, but two of the world’s best golf courses. If you’re a lover of the sport you’ll immediately be impressed, and may have already heard of the Mauna Kea course, which has a renowned third hole. Alternatively, play the day away at Hapuna golf course for panoramic ocean views from the twelfth hole. Rest assured you have never experienced courses quite as breathtaking as these before, and while you’re staying at Hale ‘O Ka La, golf enthusiasts and professionals alike will have time to enjoy both courses while at the property.

You can easily spend an entire day on the course or at the range, as both Mauna Kea and Hapuna have grass fairways and golf lessons if you’re looking to brush up your game. Afterwards, enjoy dining at the on-site restaurant or sip on a signature Hole In One cocktail after a long day in the sun. The resort and golf courses sit next to both Kauna’oa and Hapuna beaches, which are some of the best on Big Island and are the perfect place to take a relaxing walk, go for a swim or simply kick back on the sand.

Explore the dramatic landscapes of Big Island

At Mauna Kea, you won’t have to travel far to be immersed in Hawaiian landscapes, beaches or culture. The staff included in your vacation rental’s luxurious amenities will help you arrange all kinds of excursions, from horseback riding along the pristine white beaches, to kayaking in the Pacific Ocean. Hike through Big Island’s Volcanoes National Park to discover secret waterfalls and hidden viewpoints, or take a boat out on the water to see whales, dolphins and turtles.

Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa are the island’s tallest volcanoes, which you can summit for breathtaking 360 views. After a day of activities, choose a spot on the miles of sandy beaches close to rental property where you can swim, surf or lay back and let the hot Hawaiian sun wash over you.

The Hawaiian people are the friendliest in the world, and if you decide to talk a walk to the nearby town of Kona, you’ll be met with authentic local restaurants, shops and produce, plus lots of local attractions. On any given beach, you’ll find people cooking up freshly caught fish or alternatively, you can pick up some local seafood to take back to Hale ‘O Ka La where your very own private chef will turn it into an incredible dinner for you and your guests.

Relax in the comfort of Mauna Kea

If you’re in search of paradise vacations, Hawaii and Hale ‘O Ka La will be a stay like no other. The 5,358 square foot villa comfortably sleeps between eight and twelve people, encompassing five bedrooms and five bathrooms all accessed by your own sweeping spiral staircase. The master bedroom has its own private terrace and Sonos sound system for when you want to escape for a little while. All other rooms have comfortable king-sized beds, all with direct access to either a private terrace or the lawn area, with the second bedroom also featuring a luxurious outdoor shower.

Outside, the sprawling estate has everything you need to enjoy the sunny Hawaiian weather to its full extent, including a swimming pool and waterfall grotto, jacuzzi and swim-up palapa bar. Whether you feel like reading a book in peace, having an al-fresco dinner or just watching the sun go down, there are plenty of large decks for relaxing and entertaining.

Inside or out, Hale ‘O Ka La is one of the most luxurious vacation rental properties Hawaii has to offer for hosting or spending time with loved ones. You can sunbathe, do yoga out on the lawn or have a family game night in the ample great room; the villa is a year-round getaway. For a special occasion, the sunken bar has everything you need for a mixologist to whip you up a variety of fresh and delicious drinks all night long. If you’re cooking, you can make full use of the high-spec appliances in your fully stocked kitchen but if you’re hosting or celebrating a special event, Hale ‘O Ka La can provide a private chef to cook up any cuisine you’re in the mood for.

The wider resort of Mauna Kea includes semi-private beaches, a spa and tennis club, shopping and two outstanding restaurants so if you do decide to venture away from the luxury of your vacation rental, you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied.

Staying at a vacation rental property in Mauna Kea is effortless, with airport transfers from the nearby Kona Airport, or a short 40-minute plane ride from Honolulu International, you can instantly step off the plane and into paradise.

If you’re already picturing yourself teeing off by the ocean or watching the sunset on your terrace, find out how to book a stay at Hale ‘O Ka La and make your dreams a reality. As one of the finest vacation rental properties Hawaii has to offer, the memories of your stay will undoubtedly last a lifetime.

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