The benefits of choosing a vacation rental over a hotel when planning your next trip are numerous – more space, more privacy, more comfort, better price, and the list goes on. But the best part is having your own kitchen! You want to enjoy everything on vacation, and food is at the top of the list for many. Having a fully-equipped beautiful kitchen will not only give you the freedom to eat what you want, but it can also save some significant dollars in Hawaii.
For people with special dietary requirements, it is not even an option not to have a kitchen. Unfortunately, restaurants are not always accommodating, and if you want to eat healthy on vacation, it may not be easy, even in Hawaii. If you love your green smoothies in the morning, you will find that they are not readily available everywhere.
In this post, we feature five condos with great kitchens perfect for those who love to create and enjoy their own meals, entertain guests, or simply have quality time on their vacation.
Waiulaula A102- GORGEOUS CHEF’S KITCHEN WITH WOLF AND SUBZERO APPLIANCES!
This developer’s model luxury condominium with 2111 Sq. Ft. of living space is located in the gated community Mauna Kea Resort and boasts fantastic ocean views and well-equipped indoor and outdoor kitchens. The additional 626 Sq. Ft. wrap-around lanai is accessible through an entire open wall of retractable doors. Hawaii is all about outdoor living, and you can fully experience this lifestyle here. Dine outdoors with beautiful sunset and ocean views, using the outdoor kitchen equipped with Wolf and SubZero appliances.
The beautifully furnished indoor kitchen offers a large refrigerator, built-in full-size oven and microwave, and most importantly, a fabulous 5-burner gas stove which every chef will appreciate. Gas is not that common in Hawaii, and if you are into cooking, you know it is much better than electricity. This kitchen will allow you to get creative and enjoy local food fares at their best. Try preparing Furikake-seared Ahi or any other fresh local fish. You won’t be disappointed for sure!
Waikoloa Beach Villas J32-LUXURY PENTHOUSE VILLA WITH DOUBLE-SIZE KITCHEN
This brand-new upscale luxury condo is located in the privately gated new Waikoloa Beach Villas Complex in Waikoloa Beach Resort.
The large gourmet kitchen is almost twice the size of standard and nicely appointed with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and everything you need to create inspired meals for your family or guests. A large island allows for easy prepping and entertaining, and ample counter space means you can have two people cooking in the kitchen without bumping into one another. Wine lovers will rejoice to see a large wine cooler and be able to enjoy their favorite vintages at the right temperature. In addition to a full-size refrigerator, oven, and microwave, there is an excellent toaster oven, perfect for making locally-sourced avocado toasts.
There is comfortable counter seating for having breakfast and entertaining guests, etc. The dining area is conveniently located next to the kitchen, with a large beautiful round table, designer chairs, and stunning sideboard, tropical wall art, and sculptures.
A spacious outdoor kitchen on the lanai overlooks the golf course and includes a full-size grill, sink, and a table for four. Great for breakfast or a quiet family dinner at sunset!
Ainamalu LUXURY PRIVATE HOME, VIEWS OF MAUNA KEA
Experience a luxurious, laid-back island living in this new home in the beautiful new neighborhood in Waikoloa Beach Resort – Ainamalu.
This home has a large lanai for outdoor dining, a gas grill, and a well-equipped kitchen. The kitchen features custom cabinets, quartz countertops, and Jenn-Air stainless steel appliances. The main thing is a gas stove perfect for any type of cooking. A large stainless steel sink is handy when you have guests or a large family staying with you.
Entertaining is easy in this house. Spacious lanai has a dining table for six and a big lounge area, perfect for dinner and cocktail parties. You can dine outside and enjoy the views of Mauna Kea and good company!
Villages at Mauna Lani 621 – PRIVATE SPACIOUS DELUXE TOWN HOME!
The luxurious deluxe townhome is located in a private gated community within the lush Mauna Lani resort.
If you want to cook your own gourmet meal at home, the kitchen is fully outfitted with everything you will need. The kitchen includes a large Sub Zero refrigerator, full-size built-in stainless steel oven and microwave, dishwasher drawers, and stainless steel cookware. In addition, a large island with a sink will give you more counter space and is perfect for prepping, and a ceramic cooktop makes cleaning up a breeze.
There are two lanai’s on the first floor. The main lanai is equipped with a high-end Weber grill, a large dining table that seats 6 – 8 adults, and two luxurious chaise lounges. Additionally, outdoor ceiling fans have been installed to ensure that there is always access to a comfortable breeze.
The second smaller lanai is located off the kitchen and is a wonderfully quiet and private spot for morning coffee or afternoon cocktails.
Colony Villas Waikoloa 2204
This condo is a part of the Waikoloa Colony Villas located within the exclusive Waikoloa Beach Resort. The villa has been completely renovated, incorporating classic Island style with contemporary comfort. You will find original carvings, furnishings, and artwork designed and created by local artists and artisans for your enjoyment.
If you travel on a budget and still want to have a decent kitchen, this condo is for you!
The kitchen is fully equipped with new stainless steel and quality appliances and features granite countertops. It includes a full-size oven, ceramic cooktop, large refrigerator, and built-in microwave. You also get a countertop toaster oven, great for your avocado toasts or small batch roasting and baking.
There is a nice indoor dining area for six and an outdoor table on the lanai, perfect for breakfast or cocktails.
Needless to say, all the cookware and dishes are included, so the only thing you need is your imagination to create your own special island-inspired meals!
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We hope to see you soon – a hui hou!