Holua Resort at The Mauna Loa Village

Address: 78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, 96740, United States | 3 star villa
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this villa rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 3 star villa, located on 78-7190 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, is near Jack's Diving Locker, Sea Quest Snorkel Tours, Dolphin Discoveries, and Birds In Paradise.
Map this villa

Amenities

Photos of Holua Resort at The Mauna Loa Village

    View all photos
         

      TravelPod Member ReviewsHolua Resort at The Mauna Loa Village Kailua-Kona

      Reviewed by smokey_travl

      Great Resort

      Reviewed Nov 19, 2009
      by (1 review) Tehachapi , United States Flag of United States

      I would highly recommend this resort. Very nice, clean rooms. pool, tennis courts, BBQs. Right on 2 very nice golf courses.

      Hula demo
      Kailua-Kona, United States
      Our Room
      Kailua-Kona, United States

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Historical Traveler Reviews Holua Resort at The Mauna Loa Village Kailua-Kona

      Great service and quiet location

      from

      We stayed at the Holua Resort in August through our timeshare. The resort has wonderful surroundings of lush tropical vegetation. The guest services were very nice and helpful. The resort itself is secluded and quiet. We had a wonderful time and hope to return next year.

      Holua Good for the right vacationer

      from

      Holua Resort is an RCI Gold class timeshare. We stayed August 7 - August 13th on a special preview package in a 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath unit with an ocean view. The unit was very nice with all the conveniences of a nicely furnished condominium.

      The resort caters to tennis players with 6 or more on site tennis courts. The 8 swimming pools are all fairly small and the resort has no beach access. However, the launching point for many of the ocean tours and activities is at Keahou Bay, approximately 1/4 mile from Holua. The resort is also surrounded by a nice golf club - Kona Country Club. The feel of Holua is that of a condominium community and not a resort as such. It is perfect for someone with a family needing extra space for children, kitchen facilities and all the conveniences of home. It doesn't compare well to the finer hotel properties that have large swimming pools, beach access, maid service every day, onsite dining and fitness facilities. We would have probably preferred spending more money and staying at the Hapuna Prince about 45 minutes north on the Kohala coast. We visited this property during our stay and loved it.

      As part of the deal we sat through a timeshare presentation from Shell Vacation Resorts. We did not buy but liked the professionalism of the company. We still think timeshares are trouble and generally not a good deal for consumers, but I suppose for the right person, its not all bad.

      The activities person at Holua, Shawn, does an excellent job of making reservations and recommending tours. But BE WARNED - you should plan as far in advance as possible for the activities you want to do - at least two activities we wanted were completely booked out during our entire stay. I suggest calling Shawn at Holua BEFORE your trip to Hawaii to schedule your activities (or at least to get his advice)!!!

      Bottom line - Holua is a fine place to stay, well maintained and friendly. If you want a condominium type experience and not the luxury of a fine hotel, this place may be for you.

      Great time at Holua!

      from

      This was our first stay using our timeshare membership. Most noteably- the staff there is so pleasant and helpful. The grounds are beautiful, although there is no ocean view from the first floor, where we stayed (not sure about the top floor), they have a viewing platform at the back of the complex to watch the sunset, they are just a block from the Keahou Marina where most of the boating tours leave from and are right on the Kona Country Club Golf Course. I was puzzled by the seemingly excessive number of tennis courts which absolutely no one used. They could get rid of some of them and add something else more interesting. The units are brand new, all new appliances, double sinks in the master bath and a great lanai with lounge chairs and a patio dining set. For us this turned into just a place to sleep, since dark clouds seemed stuck to the mountain of which the resort sits at the base, so we had to drive to sunshine, but this wouldn't be a bad place to actually hang out and relax. Oh, one more thing your practically down the street from a grocery store. This was a relief for us, having stayed in Waikoloa (the Kohala coast) every trip prior, where there are no convenience stores and everything costs an arm and leg.

      Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village...

      from

      ... excellent accomodations, 8 pools, nice landscaping and a mai tai party! This was our first trip to the big island, with 4 adults, a teenager and an 8 year old. The resort was nice, relaxing & comfortable for us adults, and had alot for kids; pools, tennis, basketball, etc. We enjoyed walking around the grounds enjoying the streams, fountains and landscaping - was a tropical oasis. Great snorkeling on the island, swimming with the sea turtles, and viewing the volcano was interesting too. Shopping in downtown Kailua was fun. We would come back again.

      Great December

      from

      Five of us (ages 58,58,36,33,1) stayed in a two bedroom in early December of 2003. The resort was fabulous and very clean. There is a seperate pool and hot tub for about every two buildings which is great.

      The location is good although a car is definitely a must. It is vey close to the grocery store, drug store etc. The units were massive with five of us (including an infant) having plenty of room. I would rate this resort a 9 out of 10.

      A bit of heaven on earth

      from

      The Holua Resort is truely a bit of heaven on earth. The rooms, the grounds, the location, everything was more than we had hoped for.

      Loved this place!

      from

      Loved this place! Spotlessly clean, plenty of room for 4 in the 2 bedroom condo, very well-stocked kitchen. My 14 year old son wanted to move in! Highly recommended.

      Unforgettable Mauna Loa Experience

      from

      We stayed at the Village with 2 adults and 3 kids, 13, 11, 9. The whole family loved the condo, recreation available, pools, hot-tub and the kids even slept on the balcony a couple nights. It was really nice. So much so we purchased a time-share. :)

      Great Facility

      from

      We returned from staying at Holua on January 11, 2003. This time we had 6 adults staying in a 2 bedroom and it was great; The layout really works for that many people. The site has 8 swimming pools, and a great tennis facililty. Walking to the end of the property allows great sunset viewing. The condo amenities covered everything, including a well furnished kitchen.

      Holua Heaven

      from

      We stayed at Holua Resort with our two children (7 and 10 at the time) in October of 2001. We absolutely loved the resort! It was quiet, spacious, beautiful, but still close enough to all the action. We will definitely be repeat customers.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Holua Resort at The Mauna Loa Village Kailua-Kona

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

      Travel Blogs from Kailua-Kona

      Kona, Kona, Kona

      A travel blog entry by gail_hart on Oct 10, 2014

      4 comments, 13 photos

      ... but she was fantastic. She got a standing ovation at the end of her speech and she deserved it. Unfortunately her prognosis is not very good and she only has maybe two years to live but she is living her dream. This is a lesson for all of us. Live life to the fullest. Don't live to work, work to live and retire early and enjoy your life if you can.

      Tomorrow is the big day! This is why we are here. Nicole's training has been good and she feels positive. The others ...

      Sea Paradise, for real

      A travel blog entry by kolinger3 on Jul 23, 2014

      1 comment, 14 photos

      This is the day we planned for a big snorkel adventure. The Scaffs told us about Sea Paradise trips; we found the office earlier this week and made a reservation for the afternoon snorkel cruise. We would sail the Kona coast leaving from Keauhou Bay to the famous(?) Captain Cook Monument. We are getting used to driving down Alii drive south, passing Magic Sands beach, good for boogie boarding and then Kahalu'u Beach Park which ...

      Summit Sunset and Stargazing

      A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast on Jun 07, 2014

      8 photos

      For my last activity on Hawai'i, I had signed up for a tour to the summit of Mauna Kea, the island's highest volcano, and the site of the world's most advanced stargazing. As Mauna Kea's summit peaks above the clouds over 300 nights a year, it is a perfect place for astrologers to set up their telescopes. My tour that evening involved the drive up to the summit (something that I was explicitly warned against doing with my rental car), a warm meal and ...

      Guatemala City to Kona, Hawaii

      A travel blog entry by danfrerich on Mar 07, 2014

      3 photos

      ... it is always great coming back to Hawaii. One thing I realized today while getting my passport stamped leaving Guatemala is that even with all the travel I've done in the last 2 months, there is a lot more blank pages in the passport that are begging to be filled. So much to see. Get out, see the world, experience ...

      The Little Islands In The Big Pacific

      A travel blog entry by orla_liam on Feb 23, 2014

      8 photos

      ... coast east of Honolulu. We walked up a beautiful but blisteringly hot trail to a lighthouse, where we had excellent views of the ocean from O’ahu’s southeastern most point. Needing to cool off, we jumped in the ocean at Sandy Beach Park, where Garrett gracefully body surfed the rather large waves while both of us were thoroughly pummeled. It was exhilarating. Garrett dropped us off back at our hostel and we had a ...

      Traveler Photos Holua Resort at The Mauna Loa Village Kailua-Kona

      Our Room
      Kailua-Kona, United States
      Hula demo
      Kailua-Kona, United States