These luxe estates are the island gems of Hawaii's real estate scene.
The infinity pool is the perfect spot for seasonal whale-watching.
59-110 PAKUIKUI PLACE
The Location Kamuela
The Specs $4.4 million; 2,680 square feet; three bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms
The Amenities Located in the gated community of Kohala Waterfront, this luxury home, nicknamed Whale Tale Hale, provides plenty of privacy to retreat and relax while offering immersive enjoyment of the luxe property. Over 3,000 feet of outdoor lanai highlights Hawai‘i’s signature indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Enjoy breathtaking views and first-class whale-watching alongside the infinity-edge pool or gathered around one of the two Restoration Hardware outdoor fire pits. The fully furnished home features custom designer furniture, original artwork and appliances, with in-ceiling Bang & Olufsen speakers and Sonos sound bars in every room. The bedrooms and living areas offer a surplus of indoor entertainment and soothing natural light.
Each room is fully furnished with bright accents and bespoke decor.
The Wow Factor “Whale Tale Hale is truly a gem—from it’s almost-oceanfront views of the sparkling blue Pacific Ocean to its modern and fun approach to design, this home is an entertainer’s dream and a relaxing refuge to escape the rest of the busy world,” says listing agent Karen Ferrara.
This Diamond Head home has four bedrooms. The primary suite has an adjacent lounge area with private balcony.
3787 DIAMOND HEAD ROAD
The Location Diamond Head
The Specs $19.85 million; 6,926 square feet; four bedrooms, 4 ½ bathrooms
The Amenities This beachfront estate is nestled among expansive lawns and tropical surroundings in Honolulu’s prized Diamond Head neighborhood. A generous 36,000 square feet of land gives way to flowering trees and mesmerizing views. The home’s front yard comes in the form of 123 linear feet of prime sandy beach. An open floor plan incorporates hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and abundant windows. Sliding glass doors lead to a seaside lanai, perfect for sunning by day and stargazing by night.
There is a main living area as well as an adjacent family room.
The Wow Factor “This rare and truly sought-after location is magical and offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” says listing agent Tracy Allen.
Enjoy breathtaking views of Waikiki from the swanky rooftop lounge.
383 KALAIMOKU ST.
The Location Waikiki
The Specs 12 studios for $12 million; 400 to 519 square feet each; one bathroom
The Amenities Score a captivating bird’s-eye view of the surrounding island cityscape and Waikiki Beach’s beautiful coastline with these 12 bundled The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach studios. Each opulent stay offers an abundance of first-rate accommodations, including thoughtful concierge recommendations, knowledgeable residential liaisons and the hospitable owners relations desk, guaranteeing residents will have no need left untended. Residents also enjoy exclusive privileges, such as discounted luxury spa services, poolside cabana rentals and exclusive access to top-tier benefits (past perks have included the newest items from Hawai‘i’s hottest trunk shows brought straight to your home and by-appointment private VIP shopping at 45R).
The Wow Factor Real estate agent Sisi Takaki says, “This is a unique opportunity to enjoy the world-class Ritz-Carlton lifestyle, including the spa and restaurants like Sushi Sho and La Vie. This real estate portfolio of 12 units is an investor’s dream; there is no other experience that compares to this location, price and experience.”
Photography by: Phots by Ian Lindsey; Island Luxury Photography; Orig Media