best places to stay in hawaii

The Best Places to Stay in Hawaii

03/31/2020 | by Kim Grennan | Big Island Vacation Planning Vacation Rentals

Rather than an obnoxious alarm or the blare of rush hour traffic, imagine opening your eyes to views of the crystal blue ocean or the green, manicured grounds of a world-class golf resort. A vacation in Hawai’i can give you this serenity and more to create a trip you’ll never forget. These luxury rentals will transform stressful mornings into peaceful ones and are easily the best places to stay in Hawai’i.

Ali’i Point: The Lanai of your Dreams

Ali'i Point

Just off the spacious living room is the highlight of the Ali’i Point property – the lanai and its amazing ocean views. The lounge chairs beside the private infinity pool provide a perfect place to lay out and have a drink. A lava rock wall surrounds the solar-heated hot tub, which is an ideal place to take in the stunning, unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean.

Incredible Amenities

When you’re ready to wind down after a day of sight-seeing, you will undoubtedly enjoy the amenities that Ali’i Point has to offer, including:

  • A chef’s kitchen, with state-of-the-art appliances perfect for preparing a special dinner
  • A large living area with a waterfall and koi pond to aid in your relaxation
  • A luxurious master suite, with a king-size bed, flat-screen TV and outdoor lanai with ocean views

Location Location Location

Ali’i Point is located in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawai’i, and is only two miles from Ali’i Drive, where you can find unique cultural landmarks or participate in various ocean activities. Visit Hulihe’e Palace, which was once home to Hawaiian royalty. Then head over to Kailua-Kona Pier, where adventure seekers can go scuba diving or kayaking. Those who just want to relax can grab some shave ice and settle in for dolphin and whale watching.

Ho’o Maluhia: Oceanfront Views for Days

Ho'o Maluhia

The heart of Ho’o Maluhia is the giant private lanai, with panoramic views of the coastline and the sparkling blue ocean just beyond it. Comfortable outdoor seating is plentiful so you can relax and reminisce about your day over a cold drink. Fire up the BBQ and dine al fresco to make the most of the jaw-dropping views this home has to offer.

Incredible Amenities

Spending some time at your luxury vacation rental will feature prominently on your itinerary once you see the amenities that Ho’o Maluhia has to offer. They include:

  • A well-equipped kitchen and ample dining space to host gatherings for family and friends
  • A master suite, 2 additional bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, including one guest bedroom with its own outdoor shower and breakfast nook as well as a bonus room with a sleeping space, perfect for kids
  • A spa-like master bathroom, with a dual-head shower, bench to wash the sand off your feet, and a peekaboo window to view the beautiful sunsets while you unwind

Location Location Location

Ho’o Maluhia is also located in the Kailua-Kona area, so you can enjoy many of the same activities that Ali’i Point has to offer. In addition, you also have the option to visit Keauhou Bay, where you can join a kayaking tour to explore the nearby sea caves. Or head over to Kahalu’u Beach State Park, where there is a large population of tame fish, making the cove a perfect snorkeling destination.

‘Awapuhi Hale: A Golfer’s Paradise

Awapuhi Hale

Preparing meals is never a chore in ‘Awapuhi Hale’s amazing gourmet kitchen, featuring beautiful mahogany cabinets, top of the line appliances, and a wet bar. Gather your friends and family around the oversized island to share a meal and create cherished memories. If you find you need more space, there is an additional dining table adjacent to the kitchen where you can admire the golf course and its tropical landscaping beyond the lanai.

Incredible Amenities

Here are some of the amenities that prove that ‘Awapuhi Hale is truly a golfer’s paradise:

  • ‘Awaphuhi Hale is located on a Kiahuna Gold Club fairway, ensuring that you don’t need to travel far for your next tee time
  • Pocket doors between the living area and a large lanai with lovely mountain views provide an oasis to relax after 18 holes
  • Guests are granted access to the Poipu Beach Athletic Club so you can work out, play tennis, or enjoy happy hour at the Cabana Bar and Grill

Location Location Location

The south side of Kaua’i offers beautiful beaches, shopping, and dining, which makes ‘Awapuhi Hale in Poipu the perfect home base to explore the island. Don’t miss the deeply carved cliffs and plunging waterfall of Waimea Canyon, also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Stroll past the old-fashioned storefronts of Old Koloa Town, and indulge in a scoop of freshly-made ice cream at Lappert’s Ice Cream Store – a Kaua’i original.

Kahala Grand Splendor: Extravagance at its Finest

Kahala Grand Splendor

The Kahala Grand Splendor takes the term indoor/outdoor living to another level. The expansive living and dining room areas, with their sky-high ceilings, grow exponentially when the two glass door walls are opened and disappear entirely. The extravagant pool area features a fountain, spa to unwind, and an outdoor kitchen surrounded by lush, green landscaping – cementing this home’s status as an island paradise.

Incredible Amenities

Nothing about this 5-bedroom house is ordinary, including the top-notch amenities, which include:

  • A master retreat with lanai access, a Jacuzzi tub, and walk-in shower
  • The ability to control the lighting, window shades, door locks, A/C, and pool and spa heating with the touch of a button on the home’s iPad
  • A chef’s kitchen with the finest finishes and appliances

Location Location Location

The Kahala Grand Splendor is located in the exclusive neighborhood of Kahala on ‘Oahu’s south shore. This dazzling home is a short drive from the world-famous Waikiki, where you can lay out on the beach, take surf lessons, or browse the multitude of shops along Kalakaua Avenue. Diamond Head is also nearby; hiking to the top is a right of passage and is not to be missed.

Ka’anapali Royal #A201: Affordable 5-Star Residence

Ka'anapali Royal

Though it has a lot to offer, the best part of Ka’anapali Royal #A201 is the breathtaking views of the Ka’anapali golf course from the sizable lanai. There is an abundance of lounge seating provided to watch the golfers test their skills when you’re not on the course yourself. A small dining table is also provided on the lanai, so you can eat al fresco while enjoying a view of the meticulously manicured green.

Incredible Amenities

This condo offers high-end luxury at an affordable price and features these fantastic amenities:

  • Central air throughout the condo to keep you cool on hot days
  • High-end finishes, including stone and wood flooring, travertine countertops, and all new appliances
  • Easy access to the on-site pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts, and BBQ grill

Location Location Location

Situated in Ka’anapali on the west side of Maui is Ka’anapali Royal #A201. This glamorous condo is within walking distance of Whalers Village, the perfect spot for a romantic dinner or to comb the local shops for unique souvenirs. Whalers Village also offersfree lei-making tutorials throughout the week and a free hula show on Sundays. There are also numerous beaches and golf courses in the area to keep you occupied.

Reserve Your Dream Vacation

During your trip to Hawai’i you can expect incredible beaches, amazing views, delicious food, activities for everyone, and some of the top golf courses in the world. But staying at a luxurious rental property is what will make it the vacation of your dreams. This is where Elite Pacific Vacations comes in.

Elite Pacific Vacations offers one-of-a-kind luxury vacations rentals throughout Hawai’i. Their knowledgeable staff can help you choose the best property that is sure to impress all of your travel companions. Elite Pacific Vacations also offers you a personal concierge service that customizes your trip so all you have to focus on is enjoying a relaxing massage or indulging in an incredible dinner made by your private chef.

With Elite Pacific Vacations it has never been easier to find the right luxury accommodations ensuring your vacation will be everything you dreamed of.

 

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