Posts Tagged ‘kolea rentals’

Selecting a Kolea Rental

August 28th, 2012

We know how much time and energy can go into planning a trip so far from home. Kolea is a spectacular property that has a wide range of options in price, villa size, view, and location. No matter what your preference, there is a villa or home perfect for your needs just inside the front gates of Kolea at Waikoloa Beach Resort.

Each and every villa at Kolea offers top of the line construction, African mahogany cabinetry and trim throughout, stainless steel appliances, pocket lanai doors, granite countertops, private lanai with outdoor Viking grills, and much more. The Beach Club is available to all guests of Kolea including the infinity pool, natural lava rock Jacuzzi, workout hale, sand bottom children’s pool with waterfall, shaded cabanas, and more. With direct beach access to A’Bay, Kolea sets the standard for luxury at the Waikoloa Beach Resort.

The information below should offer some assistance with reserving and securing the very best accommodations on the Big Island of Hawaii at the Waikoloa Beach Resort.

Price: How Much Do You Want To Spend?

Though there are different price points available, each and every villa option will certainly satisfy your need for luxury and convenience.

The two bedroom, two bath villas along with the three bedroom, two bath villas offer the amenities of Kolea for less of a cost and on a smaller scale. These options are available in buildings 9, 11, and 14-16. The cost reduction is due to slightly less square footage and view differential. In some cases, they are set back just a bit further than the other buildings but only add a few moments’ walk to the beach and pool. The two bedroom villas can comfortably sleep four guests, possibly more while the three bedroom, two bath options can easily sleep six. The Lanai is about half the size but offers the very same enhancements such as shelter from the elements, seating for four to six people, and an outdoor Viking kitchen.

If you would prefer something a bit larger, the three bedroom villas will not disappoint. Some visitors prefer to be on the ground floor with a grass area just off of the lanai while other visitors prefer the second or third floor. Typically, the second and third floor villas have a higher nightly rate than that of the first floor villas.

This additional cost is based on a few factors but in no way makes the ground floor any less of a great choice, especially if you prefer to have the ground level for additional space or children. The value of the experience and price point will make any vacation a special occasion.

The second and third floor villas do offer a slightly higher nightly rate but the cost is well worth it. These villas offer additional square footage, larger kitchen area, second master bedroom, larger bathroom space in addition to the height and private lanai.

How Much Room Do You Need?

Even the most modest two bedroom, two bath villa at Kolea offer plenty of space; just under 1,300 square feet. Villa size goes up from there throughout the property. The ground floor three bedroom, two bath accommodations offer over 1,550 square feet while the ground floor three bedroom, three bath villas offer over 1,700 square feet. The largest options are the three bedroom, three and a half bath second and third floor villas. These come in just under 2,150 square feet.

The larger three bedroom villas have a lanai twice the size than that of the smaller floor plans.

There are even private homes that can accommodate families up to 10 people.

How Important Is The View?

Many villas at Kolea offer stunning ocean views and that of the surrounding area. Though some of the ground floor accommodations have an ocean or partial ocean view, the second and third floors offer greater views of the surrounding area.

In many cases, the same floor plans will have views that differ from each other simply due to their location on the Kolea property. Many have direct ocean views while others are set back a bit, offering great views of the development, landscaping, and surrounding elevated mountain terrain.

Where Do You Want To Be At Kolea?

Typically many visitors prefer being closest to the beach club, located directly across from building 8 and 10. As shown in the map below, most visitors staying at Kolea travel past buildings 7-8, 10, 12-13, and 15-16 to reach their respective villas. A low speed limit, respectful guests, and overall design make noise less of an issue. That being said, some guests prefer virtually no car traffic if possible. If that is the case, buildings 1-6, 9, 11, and 14 would be great choices.

If you prefer to be closest to the Beach Club, buildings 7-12 offer the nearest locations.

Waikoloa Vacation Rentals offers the largest selection of Kolea vacation rentals with an interactive and user friendly website. All of our available villas can be viewed online with descriptions, pictures, rates, availability, search capability, and more.

If you have any questions, please call us at (808) 987-4519 or email us at for assistance with taking you through the Kolea rental process. We are here and happy to help.

Kolea Beach Club

February 18th, 2011

The Kolea Beach Club offers Kolea guests and owners a private club on a beachfront setting at Kolea at Waikoloa.  Check out our new video of the Kolea Beach Club.


Spring 2009: A Great Time to Travel to Hawaii

April 8th, 2009


A New Look For Waikoloa Vacation Rental Management

Although tourism has been down on the Hawaiian Island our luxury properties in the Waikoloa Beach Resort have stayed strong.  Due to this, we have added more properties to our program and built a new web site which depicts each property very well.  Check out all our properties at 


Why is it a great time to vacation to Hawaii?

With many airlines offering amazingly discounted rates through May to the Hawaiian Islands, there is not a better time to travel to the Hawaiian Islands.  You can get great deals on any of our vacation rental properties on the Big Island of Hawaii since the latter part of April and May are traditionally slower months. From garden view condos for $150/night to oceanfront villas for as low as $450/night, we are sure we can help you find a property that will suit your vacation needs.  Call us at 808-987-4519 so we can help you with your next vacation to Hawaii! 


Featured Activity – Volcano/Valley Landing
Helicopter Tour

The Big Island of Hawaii is known for being very diverse and offering a lot to see.  One of the best ways to see much of what Hawaii has to offer without spending days driving around the island is by taking one of the All Island Helicopter Tours.  There are several tours available that offer a great way to view the island.  One helicopter trip in particular adds a very special touch to the tour by making a valley landing.  Not only do you see a great deal of the island but you get to have a picnic lunch in the valley.  Please call Wendee at 808-333-1910 for more information on this tour or any other activities on the Big Island of Hawaii.


Featured Property:

Kolea is one of the only beachfront vacation rental complexes on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Completed in 2007, Kolea is now becoming one of the premier vacation destinations in Hawaii.  Due to this, we have been expanding our inventory to include one of the best selections of Kolea villas out there.  We have added an amazing two bedroom ocean view villa along with two more three bedroom beachfront Kolea villas.  View our selection of Kolea Rentals.




Waikoloa Vacation Rentals Welcomes Kolea 14M

March 26th, 2009

Kolea 14M is one of the few two bedroom villas at Kolea with a nice ocean view.  This villa has not been a rental previously so it has a very new feel to it. The floor plan of a two bedroom penthouse at Kolea offers great luxury for two couples.  Each room is a private suite.  This villa has been furnished in a manner to cater to couples.  You will find one king size bed and one queen size bed in this villa.

Every aspect of Kolea 14M is beautifully appointed.  You will find tile throughout with nice area rugs in the bedrooms.  Original artwork fills the walls throughout this villa.  The owners of this villa left the kitchen well stocked for the renters.  You will find ample supplies as well as spices and cooking goods.  As you open the large pocket doors you will enjoy what differentiates Kolea 14M from most other two bedroom villas at Kolea, the view.  Just in front of building 14 is a large lawn area which buffers any buildings from the view of Kolea 14M.  Directly in front of the lanai is a spectaular view of A’Bay just over one of the private homes.