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The Best Places to Stay in Hawaii

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 […]

03/31/2020 | by Kim Grennan | No Comments | Big Island | Vacation Planning | Vacation Rentals

Why It’s the Perfect Time for a Trip to Hawaii (No, Really!)

By now, much of the world has heard that the Big Island of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano has seen increased lava flow over the past two weeks. Although Kilauea has actually been erupting nonstop since 1983, recent events (like the evacuation of a neighborhood on the remote east side of the island) have created media interest. […]

05/18/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments | Vacation Rentals

Attracting Repeat Visitors to Your Vacation Rental

In comparison to first-time guests, returning guests offer a couple of distinct advantages to property owners: first, they’ve already established that they can be trusted with your home, and second, other potential guests may find their positive reviews especially persuasive. Here are a few ideas for increasing the number of visitors who stay in your […]

04/11/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments | Vacation Rentals

Marketing Your Vacation Rental

You’ve purchased the perfect investment property, and now you’re ready to turn it into a successful vacation rental. Watch your new business grow and thrive by following just a few best-practice guidelines. First, your property description should include information about the unique selling points of your home or condo. Whether it’s an oceanfront location, a […]

04/04/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments | Vacation Rentals

What to Ask If You’re Shopping for Property Management

    If you’ve started the search for the right company to manage your vacation rental, you know what an overwhelming task it can be. Ask the following questions before you enter into a partnership, to be certain you find a good fit. First, ask whether the company handles all cleaning and maintenance vendors, and […]

03/22/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments | Vacation Rentals

Why Buy a Vacation Rental in Hawaii?

If you’ve considered purchasing a vacation rental property in a major U.S. destination, Hawaii is likely to have crossed your mind. The state’s appeal to travelers is clear: for five consecutive years, it’s broken its own records for visitor arrivals and visitor spending. In particular, the three major “neighbor islands” of Maui, Kauai, and the […]

03/07/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments | Big Island | Kauai | Maui | Vacation Rentals

What’s The Best Hawaii Island For Snorkeling?

Many of our guests planning their Hawaii visit want to take in all of the sights, sounds and experiences that each island has to offer. A common question that we have when first-timers are visiting Hawaii is locating the best place to snorkel in Hawaii. The best Hawaii Island for snorkeling is Maui. Whether you’ve […]

02/07/2018 | by Conrad O'Connell | No Comments | Vacation Rentals

#BookDirect Day

  In honor of #BookDirect Day, we at Elite wanted to reach out and let you know some of the reasons why it’s better to book directly, rather than through one of the major booking sites. When you book through Elite, you save hundreds in fees paid unnecessarily to the third party channel for the […]

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Insider Tips: A Few Days on Kauai

If you’ve chosen Kauai for your Hawaiian vacation, it’s a safe bet that you have some interest in venturing off the beaten path. With 90 percent of the island inaccessible by road, and a building code forbidding any structure higher than a coconut palm, this remote beauty offers a one-of-a-kind, get-away-from-it-all experience. On Kauai’s west […]

02/06/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments | Kauai | Local Area | Local Tips | Things To Do | Vacation News | Vacation Planning | Vacation Rentals

Insider Tips: A Few Days on the Big Island

More commonly known as the Big Island, the island of Hawaii weighs in at more than twice the size of the state’s other islands combined. Five volcanoes created this natural wonder, including Mauna Kea, the largest mountain on Earth (if measured from the ocean floor), and Mauna Loa, the most massive mountain in the world. […]

01/30/2018 | by Courtney Dennis | No Comments | Big Island | Local Area | Local Tips | Things To Do | Vacation Planning | Vacation Rentals