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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Spectacular set back Beachfront Home

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 5,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Fabulous Beachfront Villa 50 yards from Fairmont's full-service beach!

RATE: Starting at $3,500/night




HALE AOULI means "Blue Vault of Heaven" in Hawaiian. This stunning 5,000 sq. ft., 4 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath Lucky Bennett designed set back "beachfront" home sits on one full acre offering expansive 180 degree views of the Pacific and the island of Maui in the distance. This property is unmatched in every way. It's much closer to very rarely offered sought after amenities than other custom homes can offer on the Big Island - just some 50 yards away - and you are literally in full view of both these fabulous amenities.

"Just steps away" is not usually an accurate way to measure the distance from you and the beach or you and the many additional rarely ever offered amenities that this property offers, but this property's own private beach gate is literally just 50 steps from your entry into your own private beach club amenities & a stunning, half-moon, white-sand, full-service beach.... so no need to take a golf cart or a 10 min. walk every time you come and go. So whether you're into snorkeling, paddle-boarding, surfing or sand-castle building, or working-out at your own beach club's fabulous 2,000 sf air-conditioned gym or enjoying a massage in one of our private outdoor massage pavilions, you are only 50 steps away! And what that means is you can all come and go individually, without need for any vehicle to drive you back and forth or need to drive to a public parking lot to enjoy long walks along the magnificent shoreline for miles and miles in either direction, or to bike through King Kamehameha's own incredible Fish Ponds along next-door Mauna Lani's stunning and vast acreage, you can just walk out of your own secure gate whether to just get a great coffee drink at the Fairmont's fab coffee shop just off the beach or treat yourself to a full buffet breakfast at the Fairmont's fabulous indoor-outdoor breakfast restaurant open daily, or you can get back on track with a long swim in our beach club's gorgeous 100 ft. long lap pool or stroll over to next-door Fairmont's many stunning tennis courts and play your heart out at no charge!

Additionally, your arrival into the property's huge circular lawn driveway entry and surrounding tropical gardens will be met by our property's manager who will help with your bags and walk you into our gated courtyard entry where you will be shown first 3 separate guest suites as you walk over seemingly floating stone paths. The Great Room just beyond it offers panoramic views out to the property's free-form spill-over heated, salt swimming pool and circular Jacuzzi tub and will beckon you to stare out at the Pacific to watch the ever-changing surf while perched just enough above it to take your breath away as you take in the imposing lanai with comfortable seating everywhere. And that's just where all the magic begins. This heavenly 40 acre enclave of custom homes built along the ocean with acres of open lawns and tropical gardens and nestled in between 2 large beachfront hotels offers you very rare access to all and all is surrounded by Mauna Lani's 2 beautiful Resort Golf Courses and theh blue Pacific!!!

The Fairmont Orchid and Mauna Lani Bay Hotels on either side of Hale Aouli's private enclave offers all guests at Hale Aouli a personal pass to enjoy these beaches and the thousands of acres of amenities like tennis and golf as well as all the hiking and biking trails that run along and in between the two resorts.... so exceptionally rare to access! Hale Aouli's guests also have free access to this home's own fabulous private Beach Club amenities that includes its 100 ft. long lap pool and Jacuzzi overlooking the beach, its 2,000 sf air-conditioned work-out facility overlooking the beach, its mens and womens locker room facilities that include more private Jacuzzis, saunas, steam rooms, private outdoor massage pavilions to reserve and easy access to both hotels' beautiful, well-managed white-sand full-service beaches, their restaurants, spas, shops, & salons, many of which are located just 50 yards from Hale Aouli's own huge oceanside lanai waiting for you to enjoy it all!!!


Welcome to the Best of the Best! the Best and most expansive view, the Best and closest location to view and access the Best of amenities and we do this at the Best price offered! This villa is not only stunning to look at and experience, it is also the closest villa to the gorgeous white-sand, half-moon full-service hotel beach and private beach club, but unlike other rental properties elsewhere, all of these rare and much sought after amenities are free of charge to its guests while in-house. Pauoa Beach is also the most stunning, gentle and safe to swim/snorkel/paddle-board beach on the Big Island where you can swim or snorkel with the local giant green sea turtles and lots of colorful fish, and all of these additional amenities are yours to enjoy and all are located just outside the home's secure oceanside gates only 50 yards away from your own huge ocean view lanai, pool & Jacuzzi.

As you enter this beautiful home you'll hardly notice the 18 ft. high open-beam ceilings and 10 ft. tall glass and screen Great Room doors that disappear into the walls because the imposing ocean view will command your gaze and lure you outside to enjoy its 40 ft. long free-form heated, salt-water swimming pool and its circular jacuzzi spa, all of which commands the best of this home's views of the Pacific and the Island of Maui in the distance. And both will coax you to stay right where you are, but this home's spectacular location will give you plenty to do without need of a car as most everything is either right there in front of you, right next to you or just a short stroll or easy bike ride from the property. Every room has its own climate controlled cooling systems so you can be cooled by fans, the island's breezes or A/C.... as you like it. Its full acre of exquisite home and manicured tropical gardens will delight you as does its circular lawn driveway and its courtyard entry walkways that appear to float above the shallow ponds beneath them.

This home is truly elegantly appointed with 4 generous bedroom suites - 3 with new luxurious Tempurpedic or pillow-top King-size beds and 1extra large suite with two new Tempurpedic queen beds. The Master Bedroom suite commands a large footprint of the home's square footage. Views and breezes from the ocean and waves breaking can be seen, felt and heard right from your bed. This suite includes its own office with partners desk, phone and copier/fax/printer/scanner for your use. Wifi runs throughout the entire home and lanai areas. The Master suite also houses its own full-size washer and dryer well hidden behind a pair of mahogany louvered doors. Its private bathroom with 8 ft. shower will entertain you with several choices of shower heads and it's own private walled-in outdoor garden of Eden that includes a soaking tub and an outdoor shower. All 3 Guest Bedroom suites include seating areas, desks, large walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms each with their own indoor as well as outdoor showers in private, walled-in outdoor garden settings.

The villa's 40x30 ft. Great Room is as comfortable as it is imposing with plenty of seating to enjoy the 70" flat-screen TV with Cable, Netflix or Apple TV while the stereo will play music on the huge lanai area out by the pool and Jacuzzi that overlooks the expanse of this incredibly quiet and beautiful location.

Relax and enjoy food and drink on this home's beautiful 3,000 sq. ft. stone lanai with lots of comfortable seating everywhere. The lanai's four luxurious chaises will be a favorite spot whether to enjoy the shad or sun, a good book, view the whales or Surfer Joe, or to conclude each evening by star-gazing and marveling at the oh so close night sky above you. The outdoor wet-bar, complete with comfortable armed chairs lined up along the bar area has all that is required to entertain you, including a flat-screen TV, drink fridge, ice maker, sink and of course built-in stereo speakers, that will make it a favorite spot to enjoy sports or listen to Hawaiian music while you sip mai tais and spear sashimi appetizers. The 6 ft. round stone outdoor dining table will seat up to 8 comfortably in arm chairs and is also a favorite spot to have breakfast, lunch or dinner under the stars. The large new Twin Eagle BBQ grill is always the most fun way to enjoy cooking fresh mahi mahi or thick steaks, chops or marinated chicken so easily purchased at our nearby gourmet Foodland, a favorite spot to shop for absolutely everything you'll need and just a 2 min. drive or 10 min. bike ride from the house. With their full-time butchers offering fabulous fresh fish daily, cut to order meats and hand-made sushi, great wines, fresh produce and delicious prepared foods always ready for pick-up all day and evening, as well a huge array of desserts from its bakery section, you're likely to become your own Hawaiian chef.... YUMMMM!

The home's huge gourmet kitchen with its long, curved bar that seats 5 has everything and more sporting the finest appliances, cookware and dinnerware contains everything you'll need to entertain as casually or as elegantly as you like. So whether you cook yourself or call in one of our favorite in-home chefs, the top-of-the-line accouterments as well as this beautiful space will make it a popular destination all hours of the day and night. And whether you choose to dine inside or out on the lanai, both offer an incredible experience for you and your family and/or friends.

Lastly, we know you'll really enjoy our newly added ocean-side lawn area, perfect for sunning or watching the kiddos play in our new truly "gigantic" sand box.... or for you to practice your sand shot!

More Details

Joanne Cashin
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018

About Joanne Cashin

No matter where we have travelled, we always agree that nothing beats Hawaii. For 40 years we have loved it and never get enough of it. We built our own fabulous "dream home" on what we think is the Best island in the Hawaiian chain.... the Big Island, and we have never looked back. We got a little carried away, but we happily share it. Come spend a week or two there and we know you will want to come back again and again as most of our wonderful "guests" do.

Aloha nui loa, Joanne and Skip

Why Joanne Cashin chose Puako

This property is very special because it is extremely rare to ever find a high-end quality property for rent that offers privacy, security, a beachfront setting and an invitation to enjoy both of its fabulous, next-door hotels' and its own private beach club's amenities rarely ever offered by Big Island private homes and free of charge to you! It's a perfect place, a perfect property and a perfect setting. And what makes this property even more rare, is that it's surrounded by most everything you'll want to do while in Hawaii. While at Hale Aouli, you may never use your rental car, you may never use our bikes or any of the snorkel gear offered or tour the island or climb or visit the volcano or even go shopping! Why? Because you will have it all right there.... the most perfect, relaxing, easy-going and fun-filled vacation! If that sounds like a dream vacation to you, then contact us about spending a week or two at VRBO 401244 and we'll turn your dream vacation into a reality!

What makes this villa unique

Hands down, this property offers the BEST of everything you could ask for in a luxury vacation property. When renting a rare "beachfront" property, not only can everyone come and go as they please because almost everything you'll all want to see and do is right there or just a few steps from your huge ocean view lanai. No fighting over who gets to use the rent-a-cars or having to do what everyone else wants to do, you can stroll down to your beach chaise at the Fairmont's gorgeous full service beach, grab a towel there and "disappear" for an hour or all day long! You can order food and drink right from your chaise, swim, snorkel, paddle-board or build sand castles or just read a book while dangling your feet in the always calm surf. You can enjoy the beautiful Fairmont Orchid beachfront Hotel as if you were one of their guests giving you the best of both worlds.... the use of a world-class beachfront hotel's restaurants, shops, salon, spa, beautiful tennis courts, etc. but still be able to stroll back to your very private villa and into your own heated pool and Jacuzzi, and still relish in the privacy of being at your very own private home yet still only pay about the same price as you would if you rented 4 individual ocean-front hotel rooms!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Puako in Island of Hawaiʻi

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (3) 3 bedroom suites have luxurious king pillow-top beds in them, including the master bedroom suite., Queen size Beds (2) 1 bedroom has 2 luxurious queen pillow-top beds in it., Child Beds (2) 2 bedrooms have accommodations to fit a small child in each. One is in the master bedroom and the other is a window seat in the king guest bedroom suite., Baby Cribs (1) Cribs may be rented by calling Aloha Kona Kids. They offer the highest end baby/child cribs, etc. and will deliver and pick up at your request.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Truly Magical

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had such a marvelous time here! We loved eating breakfast outside while watching the sun come up, and the view was simply gorgeous. We could tell that there has been so much care and attention paid to the design of the house. My daughter and son-in-law have many wonderful pictures of them and my grandson in that beautiful pool, and we had fun cooking together in the kitchen. My youngest daughter and I have always wanted to try a Wolf range, so we were excited to get the opportunity. I realized it was probably time to leave when I started to imagine living here full time! I am already thinking about when we might return. Thank you for providing such a relaxing oasis for our family - we have so many wonderful memories that we will cherish for many years to come.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Aloha spirit

  • 5 of 5

The property is absolutely gorgeous. The pictures don't do this place justice. From the driveway to the lanai and on to the beach - all are breathtaking. Our family and friends felt at home and relaxed. This house is a well oiled machine. The people that take care of this property are delightful. The house is clean, the beds are comfortable, the plants, flowers all are tropical. So much more...There are many amenities that are just a few steps away. If you choose not to cook and use the well stock gourmet kitchen or hire a chef (we recommend Stavros), the Fairmont Orchid which is next door houses great restaurants. The beach is a few steps away. We saw tons of sea turtles basting in the sun with our daily walks. We definitely felt the Aloha spirit from the beginning to the end. Respect the property, the people and what comes with it - and you will have great memories in return.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York

Amazing getaway for the whole family

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a magical 3 weeks at Hale Aouli this summer. The house and grounds are truly spectacular - we spent many hours lounging by the pool, taking in the unbeatable view, and watching our little ones enjoy the water. The interior furnishings are also of the highest quality and very well put together - visiting Hale Aouli is like coming home to vacation property you've always dreamt of having - no detail has been overlooked.

While the house itself is truly breathtaking, what really put the icing on the cake for us was the easy access to the grounds of the Fairmont Orchid right next door. Being able to walk down to the beach and order drinks and food by the water was a terrific benefit, especially since we had our little kids with us.

The house management staff, the daily cleaning staff, and everyone associated with this property were complete professionals - we couldn't have asked for a better experience.

We can't wait to be able to go back and spend some more time in this true Hawaiian paradise.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Mateo, CA

truly a piece of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This is a magnificent home. The home itself is stunning, the amenities are incomparable and the setting is phenomenal. We enjoyed a week of gracious living and relaxation at Hale Aouli. The owners are kind and accommodating and the management staff bent over backwards to make our stay so memorable. They came everyday to clean and replenish supplies which were generously offered.

The house has a beautiful pool which was enjoyed by everyone in our multi-generational group. A beautiful white-sand beach was a short walk from the home. We love to snorkle and though we brought our own equipment, there was plenty of snorkle gear in the garage to borrow. And the snorkling did not disappoint: especially the sea turtles we were able to see each day.

We decided to hire one of the in-home chefs the owner recommended. What a joy to sit on the gorgeous patio watching the sunset without shopping, cooking or cleaning up! This was the way to go for complete relaxation. The meals we did prepare were in the fabulous kitchen which was well equipped with everything we needed, including spices! The market is less than a five-minute drive from the house.

A drawback: though we came with a list of sights we wanted to see, it was very hard to leave this place! We definitely opted to forfeit several day trips in favor of taking advantage of the grounds and comforts of Hale Aouli. Football games on the lawn, cards on the patio, hours of fun in the pool and on the beach were a slice of heaven. This was the perfect place for a family gathering.

You will not be disappointed if you choose to stay in this exceptional home. The view from the patio is imprinted in our mind's eye--a real highlight! We hope to return to this little piece of paradise!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wow class act!

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfectly designed, from robes to sheets to mattress, with no expense spared. The house is perfectly situated between the mauna lani and the fairmont, with several surfing spots within walking distance. The pool, spa, fountain and the award winning landscape were amazing... outdoor shower and bath were beautiful... the front of the house gardens i spent alot of times chasing anoles or taking pics of the flowers.... the fragrance... the tradewinds, the turtles...The kitchen is amazing,

i would not have wanted to stay anywhere else! the air conditioners the music the open space, the privacy! the club is nice but the home is hard to leave... the staff is first rate, professional, and were an added plus! (they clean every day) The owners have put together a masterpiece, in aesthetics and in feel... anyone lucky enough to find themselves here will truly not be disappointed. Thank You for sharing your Hale with us, Aloha Chris L

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2012
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
Your own lanai or next-door Fairmont Orchid Hotel
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Puako, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4th of July Week
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Thanksgiving Week
17 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas Holiday
16 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £3,571.5
Out-Cleaning Fee £707.16
Tax Rate 14.42%


Rates for the Christmas Holiday (Dec. 16 to Dec. 26), is $6,000/night for a small party of up to 4 persons and may increase with the size of the party for 10 night minimum. Owner personally uses the property from December 27 thru January 31. Rent is payable in full at signing and no refunds for Christmas Holidays due to the difficulty in re-renting such a large and specialized property. We recommend obtaining trip insurance (CSA Travel Protection for example) or other qualified insurer as trip insurance has become much more available and affordable. Thank you.
We look forward to having the opportunity to share our glorious set-back beachfront property with you soon.
Aloha, Joanne & Skip Cashin

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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