MAUNA LANI -- Classic Resorts here started marketing one of its
most expensive and luxurious products -- The Window on the World
House -- on which agents make a minimum of $750 for booking the
The four-bedroom house sits on a golf course at the Mauna Lani
resort and accommodates up to four couples.
The Window on the World House is in addition to Classic's two
other top-notch products at Mauna Lani: the Islands, a luxury
townhouse development, and Mauna Lani Point, a condominium
Construction on the house was finished a little more than a year
ago. It goes for $1,500 per night with a five-night minimum stay;
agents earn 10% commission.
"In trying to assess what our marketing angle is for all the
products here, it is tranquility; access to your own kitchen; and
private space, security and luxury," said Terry Dowsett, director
of operations at Mauna Lani for Classic Resorts.
With 3,400 square feet of space, the house has a high-ceilinged
living room with a sliding door that opens to a private lap pool
and unobstructed views of the golf course, the ocean and the Kohala
It has four bathrooms, three bedrooms, a den (with a
fax/printer, telephone, extra phone line for a laptop and a sofa
bed), a gourmet kitchen, a two-car garage and maid service.
Another Classic Resorts product is the Islands at Mauna Lani, a
townhouse development on the Francis Brown golf course.
It features two- and three-bedroom, two-story units. Each unit
has a two-car garage, a full kitchen, two bathrooms with a tub and
shower, a washer and dryer, a dining room and a living room with a
pull-out sofa bed.
Rates for two-bedroom units, which sleep up to six, range from
$415 to $495 per night; rates for three-bedroom units, which sleep
up to eight, are $695. There is a three-night minimum stay.
At Mauna Lani Point, Classic Resorts' third Mauna Lani product,
there are one- and two-bedroom condominiums, all situated on the
One-bedroom units range from $290 to $395 per night; two-bedroom
units range from $380 to $505.
For more information, call (800) 642-6284 or visit www.classicresorts.com on the Web.