"Grateful to be able to experience this piece of heaven."
The home is huge. The decor is perfect. The view is heaven.… More
Mahalo Nui Loa!
With all our aloha,
Tim and Ili
31 Jan 2014
It is really a great place to stay at.
The kind of place I only see in magazine about where the famous stay!!!
The location is fantastic, the decoration is great, everything is available.
The beds ar… More
Mahalo nui loa! We hope to Host you both again soon:) A Hui Ho!
11 Aug 2014
"Looked nice - but we left after one night."
The location is very nice - you have beautiful views of the ocean. The house has many nice qualities.
However, there were problems with cleanliness and maintenance and my family was not comfortabl… More
This Guest was unhappy that we where not closer to the VNP, we refunded them $1900 they only paid $2400 total. They stayed 2 days and left the place trashed. and spend hours to clean up after after them.
We can't say enough about this wonderful home in paradise. We traveled with our sons and daughters in laws to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. This beautiful home was filled with every amenit… More
We stayed in this lovely 2-bedroom condo in March 2014. Everything you could ask for was supplied right down to beach towels & coolers to take to the beach and the "Hawaii for Dummies" book. Used o… More
29 Nov 2013
"Paradise Maui Vacation"
Two couples stayed in this fantastic condo that provided everything, and more than we could want or need for our vacation. It is beautifully decorated, with a fully equipped kitchen, 2 BR, 2 baths,was… More
17 Nov 2013
this condo looks exactly as shown in the pictures. it is furnished very cozy, with comfortable beds, nice quality furniture, a well stocked kitchen, beautiful bathrooms, three beautiful lanais. closet… More
Apartment was spacious, clean & comfortable for the 5 of us staying. Kitchen was fully stocked with condiments etc. Washing powder provided. Even shampoo was available if needed. Upon arrival we were … More
16 Dec 2015
"Perfect holiday house for a family "
We spent two weeks at this lovely place, enjoying dawns and sunsets on the lanai overlooking Diamond Head. The neighborhood is really quiet, more birds than cars. The house is spacious, three bedrooms… More
3 Mar 2015
"Nice view and clean house"
Stayed in the house for 10 days in February with 3 others. Was plenty of room for 4 people. Ash was nice enough to pick me and my cousin up from the airport when we unexpectedly had to arrive a day ea… More
We stayed wih my 3 children and my parents. The house had beds for all of us. The house was super clean and fully stocked. We did most of the cooking at the house but we recommend Ponds restaurant … More
This condo is an excellent place to stay in Maui and is located on a great resort on an amazing beach. Communication with the owner was easy, friendly and informative. The front desk and concierge s… More
Matt- Wow! Such a nice review. Thanks so much for pointing out all the nice things and amenities that The Whaler and our condo has to offer. I'm very glad to hear that we played a small part in making your anniversary one to remember, and look forward to having you back year after year!
24 Sep 2013
"Best beach on Maui, and perfectly located and provisioned apartment."
We flew into Kapalua airport which is only 5/10 minutes away by taxi. The airport is tiny, primitive but fine. Reception at the Whaler were most helpful, courteous and efficient. The room is the perfe… More
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at our apartment in Maui. I feel the same way about it as you, it's the perfect place in the perfect spot.!
Glad you got to swim with the sea turtles at Black Rock, isn't that wonderful?
Anyway, thank you for the extraordinary review, and I welcome you back to this or any of my other rentals on Flipkey, Listing #472945, #509806, & #506523.
Mahalo Nui Loa!
16 Nov 2011
"Home away from home."
My third time staying at the condo. Love the location right next to the Whaler's Shops, great value and the beautiful beach just a few steps away from your balcony. Every time I call Larry to make my… More
"Exceptional way to experience the Big Island and Kona"
While all of our friends stayed in Kona, amid the hustle and bustle, we stayed at Silver Oaks Ranch, and had a fantastic time. When we wanted to be downtown, it was just a few minutes drive, but when… More
11 Jul 2012
"This is truly an exceptional place to stay"
Frommer's Hawaii simply said "Book this place” and how true that is.
It is located just off Highway 190, overlooking Kona and the coast, thus providing good views of the coast, and often outstanding… More
8 Jul 2012
"Don't Bring anything but a Swimsuit"
And a toothbrush. Friends and I have stayed at Silver Oaks many times since my first visit in 2002, and I don't stay anywhere else anymore. Amy and Rick Decker are masters of warm hospitality becaus… More
Beautiful!!! From getting up at 5:00 am to have a coffee on the deck to watch the sun rise and the whales jump to spending all day in the tide pools swimming with the turtles. Breath taking, memories … More
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our home. The reason we built on this lot was because of just what you enjoyed, sunrises, snorkeling and whales. I hope that you can come back in the near future.
14 Jan 2014
"Spectacular house; gorgeous snorkeling"
This modern house is a gem: everything is new, thoughtful and beautifully detailed. Fabulous snorkeling right outside the front door with a sizable hotub to hop in after. The woodwork in the house is … More
John and I are so pleased that you liked our house and the fantastic corner of Hawaii that we picked out for our retirement home.
16 Jan 2016
"Fun in the Sun"
Great location. Two teenagers enjoyed the autonomy of going to the lava rock tidal pools and exploring on their own. Great neighbors.… More
I was pleasantly surprised to find that this residence is actually better than it looks in the online photos. The living area has high, vaulted ceilings and had a comfortable couch, overlooking the o… More
"Sweet, Clean & Quiet Guest Bungalow Walk to Beach, KiteBoarding, Restaurants (And Close to K-Bay)"
Wonderful immaculate, quiet, spotlessly clean, idyllic guest bungalow with charming porch and grassy front yard. Walk to Kailua Beach, Kiteboarding, Restaurants, Bike Rental, and 10 minutes from K-Ba… More
Our stay at Apt 1-101 at the Maui Eldorado Resort, Kaanapali, Maui was by far one of the best vacations we every had. The condo is wonderful; very spacious, clean, well decorated, fully equiped, with … More
16 Sep 2015
"Enjoyment in Paradise"
We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay at this beautiful apartment. It's extremely well appointed with everything you could possibly need. The apartment is large and comfortably accommodates up t… More
1 Sep 2015
"Outstanding Vactionation Spot!!"
I highly recommend this vacation rental. Ideal location and lovely unit. Perfect for a couple or family.… More
Condo was great, very clean and Noreen is awesome. Always near by to help! We tried out a whole bunch of beaches but our favorite was charley young, the one right across the street from the condo!… More
We had a wonderful stay at this lovely, clean, well equipped home. The Lanai is perfect for morning coffee or an evening glass of wine. There is plenty of room for everyone to stretch out, and the g… More
6 Feb 2016
Simply a fantastic place. A huge lanai looks out of Keleakekua bay (sunsets are amazing) from a well-appointed house with a lovely yard. JoAnn provides local fruit (oranges and avocados were in seaso… More
13 Jan 2016
"Excellent Property with Georgeous Views and Comfort"
Our stay at the property was wonderful. The home was spacious and comfortable and the grounds were especially nice. There were fruit trees everywhere so fresh daily fruit was there for picking, and th… More
"Great place to stay with everything you need for a great vacation"
The condo is located centrally to so many different things. Just a short drive to the grocery store, restaurants and bars.
The beach out front is great for a morning stroll or to have a dip in the… More
17 May 2015
"Great Place to Stay"
We enjoyed our stay. The condo was well equipped with extras we didn't expect, like beach chairs, cooler and snorkeling gear. The pictures were very accurate and the beds comfortable. Nice view of t… More
So glad you had a great vacation! Hope to see you again soon at Village by the Sea.
4 Feb 2015
"Wonderful place to stay"
It's great to stay in a place that really lives up to the advertising. My girlfriend and I spent a week here in November and loved the place. The location can't be beaten - it's right on the water - a… More
"Beautiful "off the grid" home with great personal waterfall access"
The pictures don't do the place justice, it is amazing on the inside. All the horses, peacocks, ducks, and chickens just added to the magic of this place. The driveway is a bit tricky to maneuver but… More
21 Oct 2015
My family stayed here celebrating our daughter's birthday. It was a great change from the usual getaways in this area. Keith was an excellent host. The place is as advertised. Very nice. My girls had … More
The property was absolutely clean and well maintained. Furniture was attractive and comfortable. The apartment was equipped with supplies (e.g. snorkeling equipment, tennis rackets, coolers, full ki… More
22 Jun 2015
"Best decision ever"
This is the first time we opted for a condo rental over a hotel. I don't think I will ever go to a hotel again. Maui Kamaole is a very nice complex. Not fancy but clean, safe and well kept. The unit w… More
1 May 2015
"Relaxing, Revitalizing, and Renewing"
The condo was clean, well-maintained, and comfortably furnished. It was a great space in which to relax and rejuvenate. The location made it simple to drive a short distance to a town, walk across the… More
This is a wonderful old farmhouse in an idyllic setting. The owners, Danny and Matthew, are kind and helpful. It is spacious and comfy, and just out of Pahoa so convenient to the shops. The gardens ar… More
20 Jun 2014
"Worth the drive!"
My wife, my in-laws and I decided to stay here for 2 nights on our recent visit to Hawai'i. We couldn't have been more pleased with our decision. Danny and Matthew greeted us as we pulled into the d… More
10 Jun 2014
"Warm welcome, a piece of paradise!"
This place was a little slice of paradise! Our host was most gracious, providing fresh eggs from the farm chickens and honey from his bees. Also had fresh bananas from the farm.
The thoughtfulness … More
This was our first trip to Maui and April started us off with the Aloha spirit. From inquiry to end of trip, she was professional and accommodating. We loved this property and the upstairs unit was ta… More
28 Aug 2013
Perfect Location, Great Space, Newly Renovated-the rest of the family stayed down the street but wished they had stayed here with us. At check-in we were upgraded to an 2-bathroom unit that when you o… More
18 Apr 2013
Thank you for providing a beautiful condo for us to stay in. The unit was in the perfect location at the resort. We loved seeing the lights from the garden pool outside of our bedroom at night. The fu… More
Great condo. Accommodated 6 adults easily. Lovely amenities in a beautiful setting. The wifi didn't really work but everything else was perfect. Not to mention a beautiful beach across the street … More
We stayed at Davike's little cottage in March 2014, what a gem of a find!! Only about a block or so from the beach, AND a block or so from downtown Hanalei. The kitchenette allowed us to cook our own … More
I'm so happy that you had a good time in Hanalei. I hope you will come back soon! I agree that the location is perfect! That's why I chose it! Like you, all of my guests walking to the beach & to have the option of cooking at home or taking that 10 minute walk into Hanalei Town for our great restaurants or to go to the Health Food Store or Farmer's Markets.
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Beachside Poipu"
Our condo was very nice. Parking was a bit hard to back out of in the minivan we had rented but manageable. The condo itself is well situated with easy access to the beach and nice inside. We got to m… More
16 Nov 2015
"TROPICAL PARADISE wonderful stay"
My husband and I had an amazing time at the Breakers Suite! We only ate out 3 times during our week long stay because the rental had everything we needed for cooking amazing meals at our new "home." T… More
Mahalo Lisa, we are so glad you had a wonderful stay with us. We do try to think of everything you might need to enjoy a brief stay in Poipu!
Come back & see us soon!
14 Dec 2012
"Great location and amenities"
This was our 25th Anniversary trip back to Kauai. I waited a bit too long to book a place so my first picks were already booked. I felt fortunate that the Surfrider Suite at this property was availa… More
It is a great housing with great location. My kids love the hot tub and swimming pool very much. I enjoyed the ocean view and the sound of the waves. The kitchen is well stocked and th laundry fac… More
Beautiful sunsets and sunrises, tropical plants, cool tradewinds, starry nights...highly recommended. Close by the major town, airport and shopping (20-30 mins.)yet very serene and a peaceful country… More
28 Aug 2012
"Perfect Quiet Cottage with fantastic Ocean View"
My wife and I have stayed here three time now and will gladly visit again and again.
The owners John and Maggie are very "Aloha". Their cottage is immaculate and very comfortable as well.
The prop… More
18 Jun 2012
"I will definitely stay here again."
John and Maggie are wonderful, gracious hosts. The cottage is located right off of Kaupakalua Road. There is a gate with a code so there is little chance of people unexpectedly driving onto the proper… More
We stayed in unit #4172, building 4, 7th floor the week of 10/3/2015 booked through our timeshare ownership. If the unit was more updated and/or had air conditioning my rating would be 4 or 5 stars. … More
25 Aug 2015
"Moderate clean property"
The condo is very spacious but if you use Chasing Rainbows rental agency you will not get the free beach towels to use. The unit is advertised as air conditioned and it is except fr the 3rd bedroom … More