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Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Lovers of Sunsets, Across from Kona's Only Beach; Great Rates!

48 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Keauhou Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

You cannot beat this property if you love the ocean, sunsets and great weather! Reduced price between April 16 - December 20! Book it now while it's available! The best snorkeling beach on the island, Kahaluu Beach, is across the street from this third floor penthouse condo and the ocean view is exquisite! New HD Flat screen TV-living room w/HBO and great flat screen in Master suite. You can hook up your computer to view NetFlicks and Amazon prime. There is really no other swimmer's beach in Kona. Most require you be an expert (definitely not for children!) or you are swimming at the boat pier-with a 35' shoreline under the seawall & no parking.

You're at coconut tree top level so lots of privacy here. Newer Tommy Bahama furniture, 1 bedroom with 2 baths, including the lanai that overlooks the beach. The master bedroom has a king size bed and is appointed with warm tropical tones, high-quality kitchenware, wireless internet & cable on big flat-screen TV mentioned above. New screens just installed on the 2 custom lanai doors.

The living room has a really comfortable Thomasville, pull-out sofa sleeper for two more occupants. Air conditioning (optional), gas BBQ, infinity pool, spa & privacy.

The beach park has beach gear to rent, a pavilion, showers, and restrooms. You can relax in the sand under the shade of coconut trees or discover the wonders of the reef. This is the snorkelers' paradise. Surfers & body boarders have their favorite surf spot on the north end of the park further out beyond the reef where you can take lessons.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Property Manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Owner/Property Manager

I am the manager with my husband. Born in Hawai'i, we paid our career dues in other states and bought real estate here (1st a lot) in 1983 and then more. We are so happy to live aloha, that we feel younger every day. This is our grandchild, Leo Lai Oin. When our daughter Jasmin graduated college, she came over, and within 7 years had married and now we are the perfect ohana in the perfect place. We value the complete and personal service to every one of our guests, as we did having traveled here for more than 30 vacations before moving here permanently in 1999. Ask us anything, as we are here to help and share the Spirit of The Island life; caring and growing as we demonstrate that it is more than the material that makes the difference in our lives. It is the Spirit of understanding the traveler; the need for privacy, with instructions that save you time, so you can play to your hearts content. We are personally hands-on and make sure that this home is spotless and filled with lots of fun, so every night, as well as day, is packed full of Joy!

Owner/Property Manager purchased this condo in 2005

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Kona Coast

We took on this property because there is absolutely no better location, if you are not an adept swimmer to be able to feel the healing waters of Hawai'i around you in the hard-to-explain experience only the Ocean can provide. The ancient Hawai'ians say that, to maintain optimum health, one should be in the ocean at least 1/2 hour every day. There is no other beach in Kona that allows everyone to feel safe in the ocean, as it is the only one protected by a reef far out of this nature.

What makes this condo unique

What can be better than new, clean with extra windows to let in the health-giving light and yet have drapes that block it out if you dance too late and want to sleep in. THE VIEWS FROM your windows and lanai make the difference. Even grandma (tutu) will not forget this vacation for the rest of her life.

Guestbook comments from the manager

“We are really enjoying the place. Thank you so much for accommodating us.”
Aug 2011
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Reviews

4.9
based on 48 traveler reviews

Lovers of Sunsets, Across from Kona's Only Beach; Great Rates!
average rating of 4.875 based on 49 reviews
5

Just like home

  • 5 of 5

This location was excellent for our needs. We snorkeled in the ocean across the street every morning to start our day. We drove to the other side of the island to Hilo 3 x's and down to the Volcanoes national park twice. Up North we visited the beautiful Hupuna Beach and played until sunset. We explored the towns, shopped and ate out a lot. It was nice to come back to a nice cool shower and calm/clean place to stay. love the palm tree's eye level outside where we sat and ate breakfast with the sunrise each morning. Loved April, who made the whole thing easy. I have already recommended her to my daughter who will be going to the big Island in October. Thank you April. Lots of blessings to you too!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Week!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week, based at the Kahala'u Beach Villas. The unit is very comfortable and it was spectacular to walk to excellent snorkeling! As described, it is a walk up to the third level, but that never bothered us. Also really great for day trips both north and south. April was always very quick to respond if we had any questions. Thank you for making our first visit to the Big Island so special.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Beth and Brooks, for staying with us. You've been so enjoyable to work with and we feel you are ohana. Happy travels and we do affirm that you will come back to grace us with your communication and vacation needs in the future. Goodness fill your lives always...we call it 'Aloha', April
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5

Truly a spot in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. The view from every room in the house is just breathtaking-palm trees and sparkling blue water. I loved sitting on the lanai and watching the waves and the snorkelers in the park across the street. The birds kept us occupied, as well.

The condo is furnished with everything you need. the kitchen is very well stocked, and there is shampoo and toiletries in both bathrooms. I loved the walk in shower in the main bedroom..

There is also a plethora of beach equipment, towels, etc.

I am an avid snorkeler, so being right across from the beach there was fabulous. It is a great beach for snorkeling. It isn't wonderful for just swimming and playing in the waves, but that seems to be typical of the Big Island.

My husband doesn't care for the ocean, so he loved the pool and hot tub.The pool is VERY refreshing (on the cool side) so the hot tub helped a lot. Several times we were the only ones there. Other times we got to meet some new, friendly people. This is a pretty quiet and small complex. We used the grill at the pool to cook fresh fish one night, too.

There are tons of people that walk, jog, bike on A'liki Drive, even though there aren't sidewalks. I was a little concerned when I looked at GoogleEarth views, but found it was fine for a morning workout.

There is a nice mall within a mile that has cultural demos (little kids doing hula, for example) and a wonderful farmer's market, along with restaurants and KTA grocery store ( I got some really good poke there) . There's another farmer's and artisan's market south by the Sheraton, too. The harbor there offers snorkeling trips, whale watching and swimming with manta rays (recommended!) Much easier than driving way north.

Towards town, easy driving distance, are plenty of other restaurants. We enjoyed Huggo's on the Rocks and Don's Beachcomber.

We never needed to use the air conditioning, even though there were some days when the trades didn't seem to be blowing. The ceiling fans were fine.

There is some traffic noise from A'liki drive, but mostly during the day. It was never an irritant. I was just aware of it. At night, it is very quiet.

Good wifi, and lots of channels on the TV, if you need to have some entertainment.

I would love to stay here again. I was so sad when we had to leave.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Value in the Area

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with this unit. It is first class all the way and couldn't be more well located. Aside from being modern with first class finishes the views are wonderful. The unit is fully equipped with all the beach chairs, boards etc. you will need. Having a fold out couch and second bath also make this a realistic unit for two couples. The lanai is very nice. With ceiling fans throughout the unit we never did use the air conditioner. Wireless is easy and strong. Plenty of free parking. The pool area is great and having the best snorkling beach on the island just across the street isd unbeatable. For the price I don't think you could find a better unit.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place in Kona

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for the great accommodations in Kona/Kailua--we will be sorry to leave paradise tomorrow. Everything in the apt. worked out great for us. We loved the location and had a great time in Kona. Thanks so much again.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Across from the snorkeling/turtle beach. Two week Hawaii vacation on the Big Island.

  • 5 of 5

Not knowing the island, we chose this Condo based on location, pictures, and availability and cost. It lived up to all decisions. The location got us in the water first thing everyday for snorkeling, walking to a beach is wonderful. But location to everything on the island was great. Just a few miles to restaurants and grocery stores and entertainment. The kitchen was equipped for the cooking we did, including use of the grill downstairs. The condo came equipped for water activities including coolers, chairs, mats, water/beach toys, etc. everything you need. The Condo was in beautiful shape with a Lanai that was used every morning for our coffee and breakfast.

I appreciate how easy it was to work with April and all the suggestions she made as to where we needed to go (restaurants) and events going on during our stay. She was available the whole time we were in Hawaii.

We also loved meeting other people in the Condos at the pool. It was never overcrowded, and we even ended up sharing end of day stories and recommendations and food with our new "friends".

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Keahole International Airport/Kona, HI
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kona Country Club Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1.1 Miles
Several Restuarants at Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Across the street
Car: recommended

We will all of our vacationers a detailed list of activities and restaurant discounts & hours and volcano insight you cannot find on the internet. The views of the beach are taken from this condo and it is impossible to get closer in any other accommodation in the area. Get snorkel and surf lessons right across from this ocean condo. Our daughter is not athletic and truly enjoyed the surf lessons.

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Rates & Availability

Keauhou Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Standard Rate 2016
Apr 17 2016 - Dec 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
$155
$1,050
$4,050
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 3 2017
6 night minimum stay
$259
 
 
High Season 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$185
$1,260
 
 
2017 Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
$155
$4,185
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$145
$4,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning +GE tax 4.166% $150
Tax Rate 13.42%

A combo of credit card & check. $300 Security Deposit is on credit card. Cleaning Fee $150. Unless last minute rental, Pymt Is Mailed; 1/2 at reservation (incl cleaning) & final due 45 days prior to arrival. 4th adult $20/night more.
Tax ID: W-58063871-01 Credit Cards used for rent, tax & cleaning pymt have merchant fee to Tenant of 2-3.65%. Personal/domestic cards usually 2%.
Taxes are GE-General Excise (4.166%) TA-Transient Accom (9.25%)

Short Stay 3-4 nights 4/15-12/19 2016 OK ($159/NITE) where ONLY 5 NIGHTS AVAILABLE OR LESS or directly follows another reservation:) National Holidays; add 1-time fee $100+tax; Electric is in control of tenant...overage of more than $9/night charged to guest...From AC use.

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Amenities

Keauhou Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Thomasville Sofa-sleeper
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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