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Best Signature Hole Views! Condo D204 offers 3 bedrooms with access to a spectacular wrap around lanai

Mauna Lani Point Condo D204 offers spectacular elevated views of the blue Pacific, the emerald green of Mauna Lani’s famous Signature Hole, and distinctive ancient lava flows. Classic Resorts offers a “Select your Condo” feature so that you reserve the exact condo that fits your style.  Reserve Condo 204 here. 

All three bedrooms of Condo 204 open directly onto an expansive wrap-around lanai with panoramic views. Designer rattan furnishings in two seating areas include four cushioned lounge chairs around a large cocktail table plus a high top table with four bar chairs.

In the open plan great room relaxing tone on tone sand colors, rich woods and designer furnishings create a contemporary Island-style ambiance.

Dining inside at an elegant dining table for six features wrap around windows that bring in the dramatic views. A gourmet kitchen includes granite countertops, contemporary wood cabinetry and a wine cooler.

The master bedroom offers a king bed and a bath with two vanities and a luxurious walk in shower.

The second bedroom is furnished with two full beds and the third bedroom offers a queen bed and office space. Both include luxury features and walk in showers. All areas of this condo open to the same breathtaking views of Mauna Lani’s Signature Hole and the blue Pacific! Feel at home in Hawaii Island at Mauna Lani Point. And reserving with Classic Resorts means No Resort Fee. No Cleaning Fee.  The savings really add up with the condo advantages!


Condo vacations on Mauna Lani’s oceanfront fairways

Mauna Lani Point offers the opportunity to live the good life on Mauna Lani’s world famous fairways. Settle into a spacious Mauna Lani Point luxury condo and try out the golf resort lifestyle!

Relax after a day on the Mauna Lani Golf Course and enjoy oceanfront fairway views like this. Cocktails on your private lanai can be just the right start to an evening at one of the Resort’s many restaurants.

The soft green lawns that provide luxurious space around the condos add to the unique appeal of Mauna Lani Point. Some guests choose to stock their fully equipped gourmet kitchen and prepare easy meals. The savings are significant and breakfast on your private lanai becomes a daily pleasure.


Authentic Hawaiian experience of storytelling & music

Twilight at Kalahuipua‘a

Every month from 5:30-8:30 p.m., on the Saturday closest to the full moon, you can experience a magical evening of authentic Hawaiian storytelling and music. You’ll feel that you’ve gone back in time. Local residents mix with resort guests in a very casual setting. Find a spot on the grassy lawn to spread out your towel or mat, and settle into the old time Hawaiian atmosphere.


Hosted by Mauna Lani historian and musician Danny Akaka at the oceanfront Eva Woods Parker cottage. Complimentary and just a stroll from the Mauna Lani Beach Club. Bring a sunset picnic from the gourmet kitchen at your Mauna Lani Point condo. Or after the event, make a reservation for dinner at Na Pua restaurant (at the Mauna Lani Beach Club). You’ll have memories of a uniquely Hawaiian evening.


Scenic Mauna Lani and North Kohala provide idyllic photos

One of the pleasures of a Mauna Lani condo getaway is the chance to snap awe inspiring scenic photos to share with family and friends. Just gazing out from your lanai across the blue Pacific and the perfect fairways of the Mauna Lani Golf Course provides dozens of  idyllic photos!

Ocean View Condos in Hawaii

Also you could join life in the Hawaiian slow lane during a scenic self-guided North Kohala day trip. The dramatic ocean views will inspire many relaxing “pull overs” along the way! Just hop into your car and take a left turn onto the highway as you leave the Resort.

First stop on Route 270 going north: the peaceful haven of tiny Hawi awaits with art galleries and shopping for Kona coffee, Big Island chocolates, & more. Then mosey along to the stunning Pololu Valley lookout (with optional hiking).

Hawaii Fun Facts Mauna Lani Resort

Retrace your route a few miles and return via Route 250. Cruise into cool picturesque Waimea at 2,600 feet above sea level. Choose award-winning regional cuisine at Merriman’s or just a quick bite at the cozy Village Burger in the Parker Ranch Center.

Village Burger Waimea

Then back to home sweet home at Mauna Lani Point with memories, photos and stories of people you met along the way.

Mauna Lani Signature Hole Vacation Condo


Romantic Mauna Lani Oceanfront Condos Perfect for Celebrations

Mauna Lani Point is the perfect choice for honeymoons and any romantic occasion. The serene vibe is assured by expansive open spaces not found in other Hawaii Island condo communities.  Flowering red hibiscus (perfect for playfully tucking behind your ear!) frame the meandering walkways. Fragrant plumeria trees dot the spacious gardens. Strolling together in warm Hawaiian breeze in the morning or at sunset make memories for a lifetime.


Privacy in assured in this gated resort community that offers an exclusive Hawaiian vacation experience for couples. Each Mauna Lani Point condo features lavish indoor-outdoor space and a large private lanai furnished for lounging and romantic meals. The luxurious interior includes a gourmet kitchen, an open plan living dining area, a restful bedroom with high quality bedding, a contemporary bath, and spacious closets. You’ll have everything you need to feel as if you live here!

Everyone wants to know if there is a sandy beach nearby. And the answer is YES!  The Mauna Lani Beach Club is located on an idyllic white sand cove with swimming, snorkeling, SUP and more.  The locally owned Napua restaurant is a casual eatery overlooking the cove offering lunch, sunset dinner and cocktails.  Not to be missed.

Mauna Lani Resort Beach Club


Spring into Well Being at Mauna Lani

Reserve a spacious ultra-luxury condo at Mauna Lani Point and know that exhilarating sunny days are in your near future.

Hawaii the Big Island is famous for exciting experiences that create memories and well being that last forvever!  An all-day trip to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a “must-repeat” because the dramatic active lava flow is always on the move! Our concierge recommends the Evening Volcano Explorer with KapohoKine Adventures. No driving no worries. Just thrilling views, fascinating stories, and photo ops! A Park Ranger-trained guide narrates the tour with stops at a coffee farm, a winery, a black sand beach, active volcanic craters, and evening views of current lava flows. Right now that includes the bright red lava glow!


Kohala Coast: A Venture into the Past

Hawaii is known for its lush landscape and tropical atmosphere but the Island is also rich in history and varying scenery. During your Big Island vacation, take a day to follow the Kohala Coast from Mauna Lani Point ending with a spectacular view at Pololu Overlook. You will observe the lava laden terrain disappear into undeveloped pastoral surrounding. And the formation in black sand of the beach below the cliffs at Pololu.

Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve
Centuries ago, indigenous Hawaiians etched carvings into the lava rock that was plentiful at the time. Thousands of petroglyphs, or kii pohaku, were believed to be records of births and mark other significant events in the lives of the local people. You’ll see petroglyph carvings of human forms, canoes, turtles and more.

Pokohola Heiau National Historic Site
Under advisement by his priest, King Kamehameha built and dedicated Puukohola Heiau to the war god Kukailimoku, to help in his efforts to unite the Hawaiian Islands. Heiau, meaning temple, are sacred places of worship for Native Hawaiians, and Puukohola Heiau was a site built in 1791 to fulfill a historic prophecy. The temple lava rocks were thought to have been passed hand-by-hand in a human chain all the way from Pololu Valley, more than 25 miles away. The Pokohola Heiau is believed to be one of the last sacred structures built in the Hawaiian Islands before western influence.

Hawi, on the northern tip of the Kohala Coast was once the center for the sugar industry, now defunct. In the village you’ll find quaint art galleries, specialty shops and restaurants housed in historic plantation buildings. The boutiques sell hand-crafted jewelry, genuine Kona coffee and homemade brownies. Stop at the Bamboo Restaurant & Gallery for an authentic island style meal. There were once voted best restaurant on Hawaii Island.

Kamehameha Statue, Kapaau
A great warrior, diplomat and leader, King Kamehameha I united the Hawaiian Islands into one royal kingdom in 1810 after years of conflict. Kamehameha I was destined for greatness from birth. Hawaiian legend prophesized that a light in the sky with feathers like a bird would signal the birth of a great chief. Historians believe Kamehameha was born in 1758, the year Halley’s Comet passed over Hawaii. ). Kamehameha was trained as a warrior and his legendary strength was proven when he overturned the Naha Stone, which reportedly weighs between 2.5 and 3.5 tons. Legend had it that whoever had the strength to move the Naha Stone would rule the Hawaiian Islands. Kamehameha’s unification of Hawaii was significant not only because it was an incredible feat, but also because under separate rule, the Islands may have been torn apart by competing western interests.

Pololu Overlook
View the stunning luxuriant cliffs of Pololu Valley and the vivid northeastern coastline. The panoramic outlook includes outcroppings and the stretch of splendid black sand beaches. The experience will be well worth the drive and is unforgettable.


Hawaii Golf Courses in Paradise

Hawaii is the quintessential vacation destination: year-round warm weather, white-sand beaches, and top-notch resort rental options. All this and more has made Hawaii a world-class resort spot, and a perfect place to relax with a professionally-mixed Arnold Palmer on one of Mauna Lani’s top-notch golf courses.

Divided between the North and the South Course, Mauna Lani’s scenic walk through the links combined with the unique pedigree of the courses make this island a one-of-a-kind golfer’s delight. Golf Magazine agrees, and has actually awarded the 6,993 yard, 72-par North Course a Gold Medal for its technically challenging, PGA-caliber holes and its breathtakingly unique scenery. In fact, the North Course’s 17th hole –a par 3 situated in a naturally-occurring lava-rock amphitheater– is one of the most sought-after photo-opportunities on the entire island. The scenery doesn’t end there, either. On the north border of the 18th hole, there is a 230-acre protected archeological district for more shots of the Island’s natural splendor.

The South Course is also heralded as a PGA-caliber set complete with its own brand of natural splendor. Winding through the path of the ancient Kaniku lava flow, the 7,029 yard, par 72 course also boasts priceless views of Hawaii’s dramatic surroundings. Similarly to the North Course, the South Course also has a highly-photogenic hole that places you on top of the Big Island and gives the opportunity for a complete panoramic view of all of Hawaii. So, even if your score at the 15th hole is less than stellar, the memories created and the photos taken will forever be a treasured token of your Hawaii Golf vacation.

And for the golfer who wants to experience Hawaii Island’s majestic views but has been out of practice for some time, professional golf instruction with a full array of putting, pitching, and driving tools are available. Putting greens, practice ranges, and a fully-stocked pro-shop are a few of the bonuses the golfers have at their fingertips. And for the kids, the Keiki course is designed specifically to accommodate the junior golfers and set them up for a lifetime of success on the links.

One of the most exotic and comprehensive golf adventures is available at one location. Offering golf specials, instructional discounts, and specials for the family. After the day of strokes, putts, and drives is over, Mauna Lani Point resorts will have a comfortable place for you to lay your head and eagerly look forward to another day on the island links.


Big Island to host basket-weaving and Grammy-winning artist

The Big Island is set to start its weekend with a mellow soiree and accelerate quickly into the 39th annual Big Island Parade. This Friday, September 19th at the Volcano Art Center Gallery, Puna will be graced by residents Cathy and Tyson Black for a workshop in how to fashion these functional and traditional Hawaiian baskets from coconut leaves. This free event is supported by the Department of Hawaiian Tourism the Hawaii Department of Research and Development so the donations will be going toward keeping these shores pristine.

After a mellow night with the coconut leaves and bit of recounted Hawaiian history, it’s time to get actively excited about the Big Island with the 39th Annual Waimea Paniolo Parade. Starting at 10am on Saturday, September the 20th, the Parade route begins at the Waimea Church row and ends in Waimea Park. Entertainment for this event includes Hawaiian female vocalist of the year, Hulu Lindsey and will also feature traditional Hawaiian entertainment like the hula-hula dance. The event comes to a close at 4:30 but there’s also something for the weekenders seeking a nightlife here on the Big Island. This Saturday, starting at 7pm at the Kahilu Theatre, award-winning musician John Cruz and Ohana will be gracing the Big Island with the presence of their rhythmic melodies and island-themed acoustic style. Having toured in Japan, Guam, California, Massachusetts, and other locals around the world, the Paniolo Preservation Society is proud to present the Cruz’s concert entitled: “Waimea Cowboy Soul Music.”  Tickets range in price from $20-$70 so book them soon to get the best deal. Aloha!




Stay in a Classy Hawaii Vacation Rental Near The Golf Course

If you love the sound of the ocean, the feel of crisp air, the smell of fresh cut grass, and a scorecard that you will always remember, come to Hawaii! We promise that you will remember Mauna Kea Golf Course (just up the road from our resort) not only for your low score, but for the raw beauty of the natural course. At the site of what would become the third hole, Robert Trent Jones (the designer of the course) famously implored: “Mr. Rockefeller, if you allow me to build a golf course here, this’ll be the most beautiful hole in the world.” Years later, the course has won multiple awards, including the “Top 100 Courses You Can Play, “and “75 Best Golf Resorts in North America.” Players of all ages and experience levels have played this challenging course. Of course, the difficulty partially lies with focus. It’s nearly impossible to keep your eye on the ball and not on the magnificence views. On the front nine, look out for the par-3 hole. Its cliff-side tee across the bay and several bunkers make it a challenge for several players. This section is still one of the most well-known holes across Hawaii. Mauna Kea Golf Course doesn’t only offer breath taking views, but a driving range, practice putting greens, locker room, shower facilities, full-service pro shop and “Number 3” Clubhouse restaurant. The pro shop was designed for state-of-the-art golf equipment, latest attire, logo gifts, and other golf items. After a long day of golfing don’t forget to stop by the “Number 3” restaurant to cool down with a cold beer or split a gourmet pizza; you might even do better on the back nine. So if you’re heading out to the big island don’t forget your golf clubs to enjoy a scorecard you’ll never forget.