Luxury Big Island invites you to discover a world of distinct pleasures and privilege only available to the lucky residents of the unparalleled Mauna Kea community. Considered Hawaii’s premier resort destination, featuring world-class golf and a breathtaking setting for the many outdoor activities available, Laurance Rockefeller’s Mauna Kea Resort presents some of the finest opportunities for luxury real estate on the Big Island. Considered some of the most desirable properties on the Island, Mauna Kea offers several distinct choices when it comes to housing styles.
The residents of Mauna Kea Resort also enjoy access to two exceptional golf courses: With unique crushed lava rock along the fairways and greens, when the Mauna Kea Golf Course opened in December 1964, it was quickly recognized as the grand dame of all Hawaii golf courses – a title it is unlikely to surrender anytime soon. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., Mauna Kea Golf Course is a legendary masterpiece located on 230-acres and offers sweeping panoramic views of both sea and land. The second course at Mauna Kea Resort is an 18-hole championship course located approximately 700-feet above sea level.
In addition to world-class golf, Mauna Kea residents also have access to two of the finest white sand beaches in all of Hawaii, an oceanfront tennis complex, and the elegant amenities of two luxurious beach hotels: Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. The Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel was built at the site ancient Hawaiians called “Hapuna” or “the spring that gives forth life,” where natural artesian springs were once a source of renewal to weary travelers. Today, the resort is dedicated to preserving this history and you’ll find an extraordinary collection of over 1,600 art works of Asian and Oceanic cultures.
When you’re ready to explore the many options available to you within the resort, you’ll be happy to find several distinct neighborhoods offering a plethora of Mauna Kea real estate choices. Let’s take a look at some of the Mauna Kea Real Estate options:
The Villas at Mauna Kea: The Villas, designed by the renowned architectural firm of Wells & Klages, are comprised of 40 condominium residences, each situated to take full advantage of the terrain and views of mountain and ocean that surround the area. As Hawaii’s most exclusive condominium development, these properties are highly coveted.
The Bluffs at Mauna Kea: Centrally located within the resort, these homes for sale in Mauna Kea were an original part of the master plan for Mauna Kea. You will find approximately 20 single-family homes within this 44-acre community, many of which overlook the ocean between Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. The home sites here are close enough to hear the sound of the surf.
Kumulani at The Uplands: Overlooking world-class golf courses, two luxury hotels and the unsurpassed beauty of Hapuna Beach and Kauna’oa Bay, The Uplands is one of the final developments within the resort. Many consider this community to be one of the last great opportunities in Hawaii residential real estate. Within this community you will find condominiums offering 2 bedroom/2 bath designs, all with sweeping views of the landscape below.
The High Bluffs: For those who want to be close to it all, there are a very select number of home sites that make up the High Bluffs. With outstanding ocean views and the highest elevation below Queen Ka’ahumanu Highway, this community offers the ideal central location between Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. Found along the 17th fairway of the Hapuna Golf Course, lots average just under one-acre.
Other residential communities within Mauna Kea Resort include Apa’apa’a at the Uplands, Fairways at Mauna Kea South, Fairways at Mauna Kea North, Moani Heights at The Uplands, Wai’ula’ula at Mauna Kea and Kauna’oa.
For more information on Mauna Kea properties, or any Big Island real estate, please do not hesitate to contact Luxury Big Island at your convenience. Bringing to the table years of experience in Big Island real estate and a deep knowledge of the island’s regions and communities, Luxury Big Island can find the perfect slice of paradise for you among the extraordinary options on offer. They look forward to hearing from you soon answering any questions you may have and providing you with all the information you may need.
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