|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Relax in your luxurious studio where your backyard is the ocean. Beautiful oceanfront setting where the waves splash just outside your room. Your comfortable bed is less than 30 feet from the ocean. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen & fabulous views in your own private tropical bungalow. Studio guests have their own private covered lanai, separate entrance & parking area.
It is said we have the best location on the entire stretch of Alii Drive... we're located near the very end of Alii Drive overlooking Kahalu'u Bay. The studio is on the north side of our property which is bordered by an ancient Hawaiian temple called the Ku'emanu Heiau that is dedicated to the sport of surfing. Adjacent to the temple is the historical St. Peter's Little Blue Church & Kahalu'u Beach Park, one of the best snorkeling spots on the entire island and only a two minute walk.
If you would like even more room, please inquire about our 2 bedroom home next to the studio (VRBO#12805). Both have spectacular ocean views for sunsets and whale, dolphin, and surfer watching. Although close to shops, restaurants, and downtown Kailua-Kona, privacy is well assured. Swimming, snorkeling, diving, boating, fishing, surfing, sailing, kayaking, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, shopping, and volcano watching are just some of the exciting things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii. Come and enjoy . . . live aloha!
ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION including Other Costs:
* $300 refundable Security Deposit.
* 13.42% Excise/Room Tax.
* $95 Cleaning Fee for studio.
* Pets are NOT allowed, No Smoking.
* Studio has 3 night minimum stay
Keywords: Oceanfront Studio
My husband and I stayed here three nights in December 2014 after staying here five nights back in May of 2009. We could not imagine a more perfect place to stay in Kona. It is very clean, has great character with the tiki design touches, a well-stocked kitchen and last but most amazingly, a location set right on the water and next to one of the best snorkeling beaches. You can hit the water as soon as you wake up before any of the other people arrive. We loved sitting out on the patio (which is spectacularly situated on the water) watching the sunrise over breakfast and then having wine with the sunset each day. It beats any hotel room, and you don't have noise from the houses next door, because the waves give you all the peace and quiet you can imagine if there were to be any noise. There is plenty of privacy, too. We would not stay anywhere else in Kona and are already dreaming of our next trip to the Big Island.
This studio was perfect for an easy get-away. Its patio looks directly out on to the bay, which offered endless entertainment between the surfers, fish, dolphins and whales. While we went all over the island, we had some of the most fun, relaxing moments just peering out over the bay. There were only two of us, so we had plenty of space in the studio. The full kitchen gave us the flexibility to cook at home, but when we wanted to get out, Kona Town was just a quick drive up Ali'i Drive. Though the studio has neighbors on both sides, we were impressed that the layout gave us plenty of privacy. The owner was very responsive, and easy to work with. We would definitely return, and recommend the studio to others.
Kahalu'U Bay Deluxe Oceanfront Studio offers immense value for a small family. This property is as ocean front as it gets: We saw eels and crabs standing in our lanai.
We stayed in the for 10 days and we just wish we had planned to stay longer! Even though we did not do so, we were always tempted to just spend an entire lazy day on the lanai watching surfers and waves. It still would be perfect!
It is right next to one of the best snorkeling beaches on the island! So, if you are in to snorkeling or people watching, this is the perfect destination. Downtown Kona is a few minutes drive away as well for a romantic dinner and shopping. Being on Ali'i drive, it offered us a lot of convenience and at the same time privacy of our own space. One of the perks was the morning jogs along Ali'i drive, where you can be ensured of a jog with a view every single day :-)
The studio is generously big for a couple and can even accommodate a child. We had a 5 year old, who enjoyed it thoroughly (she had her own comfortable queen sized sofa bed)
Bottom line: This place has so much to offer that you can't go wrong with it!
This place is incredible! It's the perfect size for two people and has everything you need for your stay. We were very impressed with the care in which it was decorated. It really makes you feel like you are on a Hawaiian vacation and everything is new and clean. I didn't realize it was going to be quite as close to the water as it was! We would watch the surfers in the morning on the lanai. The outdoor shower was awesome and very private feeling. The pictures don't do it justice. Overall, we couldn't be happier with our choice and would definitely stay here if/when we come back!
Near Kailua Town but not in it, seconds walk from best snorkeling in town. We would stay again.
If the Michelin Guide had a 10 Star rating, the Studio would win it, hands down!
If you LOVE Hawaii and have wished you could own a second home there? Well this property is as close to that as you get without writing the check! My husband and I have returned to the Studio four times now over the past 6 years and honestly wouldn’t consider staying anywhere else. Each stay kept getting longer. It was one of those priceless recommendations from a friend who had also stayed in the Studio many times.
The Studio has all the comforts and conveniences we like, with furnishing that are ‘Hawaii’ not ultra condo. Just the right size sitting area w/compatible iPod sound system, dining (inside and/or out), a complete kitchen with top of the line appliances (dishwasher, frig w/working ice maker!) beautiful cabinetry, granite. We don’t dine out much when we’re here because it’s so wonderful having brunch on the Lanai or BBQ’d local fresh fish while watching the sunset. I really could go on and on but wait there’s more
Just outside beyond the covered lanai, maybe 5+ yards or so, is the ocean with all its relaxing beauty, surf sounds, fascinating marine life. You have sunrises, sunsets, surfers (there’s a surf school just across the road that teaches on the waves right in front of you). It’s students supply hours of entertainment. You see brightly colored tropical fish, sea turtles, eels, all on your doorstep. The backyard which surrounds the lanai and leads to your door is landscaped with flowering tropical plants and ancient coconut palms. There are bright green geckos, red-headed “something or other” birds. After dark, there’s the moonrise, counting the lighted ships on the horizon or the watching charter boats coming in. There’s so much to enjoy without ever putting on your flip-flops.
There is a Farmers’ Market every week, a seaside bar with tasty umbrella drinks and a good menu for casual dining -- and live music, which is often Hawaiian, just a block away. The Studio has off-street parking which is a huge plus in Kailua-Kona. And speaking of town, you’re still in town but not IN town.
There is a very helpful and efficient caretaker who keeps everything in good working order and trimmed and tidy.
And in no small part are the owners, they have always been very approachable and friendly. They personally book and manage their property. Doug and Julie are a joy, they love their property and they love Hawaii --it shows!
The Studio: Definitely! recommended
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
Payment in full due 3 months prior to arrival.
Check-in Time: 4:00 pm Check-out Time: 11:00 am
Personal or bank check, wire transfers.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.