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Drastically Reduced Nightly Rate June-Aug ~Pool Unavailable ~Lrg Lanai ~A/C~WiFi

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

Direct Oceanfront, 1 Bedroom +2nd bdrm avail, 2 Baths, Full Kitchen, (Sleeps 4)

ALERT: Pool will be closed June 1-Aug 31, 2017

See highly discounted nightly fee for these dates!

Kona Bali Kai direct Oceanfront condo Unit 308 on the Big Island of Hawaii only 30 feet from the water. Master bedroom has 8' floor to ceiling windows with ocean view. Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean waves, and when a big wave come in and you are sitting on the lanai, you can feel the ocean spray.

If I don't have your dates in this condo, check out my listing for unit 204. It is identical to this unit but on the 2nd floor with the same 180 degree view, large lanai etc.

A second bedroom with a queen bed is available in this unit for an additional charge. Ask for more details.

Kona Bali Kai Resort is on famous Alii Drive, just 2½ miles south of the quaint town of Kailua-Kona where you will find great restaurants and shopping. From the condo's private lanai you can watch local surfers, and may see see whales, dolphins and turtles..not to mention the breathtaking 180 degree view. Imagine yourself eating dinner on your own private lanai and watching the sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

Kitchen with full size appliances and washer and dryer in the unit. Cable TV, DVD player, free long distance to US, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, India, China, Norway and the European Union. There is wireless internet in the unit. Free covered well lit parking close to elevator and stairs.

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Liane Christianson
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Liane Christianson

As owner since 2002. I enjoy coming to Kona 3-4 times a year to maintain my units. Always gives me an great 'excuse' to enjoy this incredibly beautiful island.

Liane Christianson purchased this condo in 2002

Why Liane Christianson chose Kona Coast

My first trip to The Big Island was when I was 21 years old and I fell in love. Never then did I think I would be fortunate to own oceanfront condos here.

What makes this condo unique

I go snorkeling with Sea Paradise EVERY time I come an sometimes two times. I love the early morning going over Saddle Road and the Botanical Gardens in Hilo are not to be missed. It is relaxing on the lanai watching the surfers. And I get all the books and magazine read that I don't have time for at home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cocktails on the lanai, while watching surfers, sea turtles, and beautiful sunsets. Ah............paradise!
May 2015
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Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Master Bath has safety bars on two sides of tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Guest bath
  • Two full bathrooms with bath and shower in each
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master has full ocean view with 8' floor to ceiling windows
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Available for additional charge when more than 2 guests.
  • King size bed (1) with 8 foot floor to ceiling windows and spectacular 180 degree view of the ocean from this master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Located in the 2nd bedroom (additional $10/night plus tax per person for use of 2nd bedroom), Baby Cribs May be rented.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
2 bedroom units rented as either 1 or 2 bedroom (additional $10/night per person for use of 2nd bedroom) Master Suite with Full Ocean View, Private Bath, King-size bed, Second Bedroom with Queen bed and bath available, Living Room with Sleeper Sofa (ask), Two full baths with Shower & Bathtub in each, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Oceanfront - 30 feet from the water, Large Lanai with Glass Table & Comfy Chairs, Cable TV & DVD player, Washer & Dryer in each unit, Ceiling Fans in both bedrooms, Dining room and lanai, DaPoke Shack deli (voted #1 by Yelp in US) in the complex, Rental store on site for quality Surf gear, snorkeling & Boogie Boards, etc, On-site, Elevator & Stairs, Close to Town for Restaurants, Beaches, Activities & Tours, Free Covered Parking, Concierge on site for planning activities


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Drastically Reduced Nightly Rate June-Aug ~Pool Unavailable ~Lrg Lanai ~A/C~WiFi
average rating of 4.586207 based on 36 reviews

25th Anniversary+Kona Bali Kai #308=UNBELIEVABLE EXPERIENCES!

  • 5 of 5

What a great condo and location! The view from the lanai at morning, noon and night was fantastic! The pictures don't do it justice. The beauty of creation at the fullest without a doubt. The condo truly has everything you need. Kitchen fully stocked with everything! Blender and plenty of glasses for Mai Tai and other assorted drinks that go well with sunset. The condo was very clean and well maintained. The parking situation was great! In the shade with eye/sea level parking! Elevator to make it easy to get luggage and groceries to the condo. Sea turtles, Moorish Idols and Yellow Tang all visible from sitting on the lanai. No need to even put on the snorkel gear! This is truly ocean front and ocean view. Waves crashing were therapeutic and relaxing day and night. We staying for 2 full weeks and watched TV 3 times. The rest was spent on the lanai when at the condo. Hiking the volcano and seeing the lava was surreal. Helicopter and horseback rides were spectacular. Night snorkeling with the Manta rays were mind-blowing and totally worth it! Snorkeling was like no experience I've had to this day! The fish and sea life were incredible and so beautiful! Swam with sea turtles and identified dozens of fish. Oh and shopping! If you like to shop, Kona is the place. The third Sunday, Alii is turned into an open market with the local shops and artists. Beautiful artwork and absolutely a solid mile of shopping! We didn't use the pool and hot tub like we expected. Only 3 times but palm trees, crashing waves, temperatures to be envied now that we're home, all made the lanai plus a Mai Tai that much more enjoyable and relaxing. Liane was very cordial and made us feel comfortable from the moment we reserved until we arrived. There is beach gear: chairs, blankets, towels, noodles, boogie boards and a cooler for items to be kept cold. The ice maker worked like a charm. Plenty of ice for excursions. Master bedroom view is incredible. Being able to be in bed and see the view at first light was inspiring daily. Never really used the AC. Ceiling fans and open windows and doors kept it comfortable all day and night. Shop KTA for groceries, Banyan Mart across the street for quick stuff, Alii Drive for everything else. Night life, shopping, food, church, scenery, etc. It's all there! Do the Kona Brewery tour for sure, samples are delicious. Kahaluu beach is great. Good for snorkeling and swimming and 4 minutes away. Only 10 miles from the airport. Aloha and mahalo!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Robert. I am so happy you had a good time at my condo. And for mentioning all the things that you can do on The Big Island. It definitely is an island of adventure. Would love to have you back! Liane
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Noisey and smelley

  • 2 of 5

The only reason I say this is because they are doing major construction on the pool. So, even trying to sit at ocean front or in condo the noise of the jack hammer was overwhelming. There was also the heavy smell of diesel and having to wait for the trucks to get out of the way.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melodie, I am sorry that the noise, smell and additional truck traffic from the pool remodel was so disturbing to your stay. I did drastically reduce the nightly rate as stated on the website when you booked, as compensation for any issues that might come up around the construction. I am confident the condo itself was comfortable and clean like most guests find it, and write about in my reviews. Liane
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Lanesboro, MN USA

Fantastic View!

  • 5 of 5

We just loved this condo. The views are amazing and the condo had everything you need for a comfortable stay and beach enjoyment. The decor could use some updating, but you can look past all of that to the view. We loved to keep the doors open and never used the AC. The ceiling fans were sufficient. There were spices and olive oil available, as well, a coffee grinder to grind all of those fresh beans you can buy from local plantations.

We never used the pool, but it looked lovely. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you enjoyed your stay with me. Would love to have you back anytime. Liane
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Heaven on earth !!! Perfect Spot to spend your time time on Hawaii

  • 4 of 5

We have been to Hawaii several times and have stayed at the Kona Bali Kai quite a few times. IT is the PERFECT spot to enjoy all that the Big Island has to offer. From the lanai we saw, beautiful sunrise and sunsets, surfers, long boats, kayaker, sea turtles crawling out of the ocean to sun on the beach right in front on the day the waves were so very high and just pounding one after the other. Poor guys were beat!!

Viewed the volcano caldera at night and saw the lava just bubbling and spewing...what a sight!!! Listening to the waves all night long - quite a lullaby!! The condo was perfect - full of everything that you would need for an extended stay. I would love everyone to experience the beauty of Hawaii with a stay at Kona Bali Kai.....Thank you !!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location but need to be aware

  • 4 of 5

The view was fantastic and parking was easy. The apt has all you need to stay comfortably. However, I thought I would never say this, the crashing waves were often too noisy. It was hard to fall asleep and making conversations because of it. I am not a light sleeper and Have no hearing problems but the sound of waves was not soothing; they were just too loud. I wished they had sound proof windows. I have been to all Hawaiian islands and I never had a problem with too much of a good sound of crashing waves.

If this does not bother you, this is a great stay. I wished I could relax more at night.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Carol, I am so happy you enjoyed my home away from home and yes the surf can be loud at times when the surf is up - I bet the surfers were happy. I have been there when there was little surf and that does not make the surfers happy! I am sorry the surf made your stay not as perfect as it could have been. I am happy to have guests sleep in the 2nd bedroom if that is an issue for them. Thanks for the review. I am glad everything else was great. Liane
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Lindstrom, MN

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

This property was lovely. Every morning we woke to the waves of the ocean and every night we went to sleep to sound of the waves. We were very sad to have to leave this condo at the end of our stay. We will definitely be going back in 2018 and spend more time on the west side of the island. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Kona International Airport at Keahole
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Huggo's On The Rocks - Oceanfront Dining/Bar
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Kona Country Club Oceanfront - Senior Discount
Nearest Motorway
Alii Drive
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jackie Rey's Ohana Grill
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Condo beach or for swimming Kahalu'u Beach Park
Car: recommended

My Hawaii Vacation Rental is at the Kona Bali Kai Condo complex, 2 1/2 miles south of the quaint town of Kailua-Kona which has numerous shops and restaurants that line the beach. This is unit 308 but I also have an identical oceanfront unit which is VRBO listing #392388 in the same complex. Check that listing number to see if your dates are available, if this unit is booked.

Within walking distance only 1/2 mile north of the condo is Alii Gardens Outdoor Marketplace where you will find local arts and crafts and local farmers produce. Great place for shaved ice!

Right next door to the condo is a well known Banyans surfing beach where local surf, boogie board, long board surf and even do kayak surfing. From sun up to sun down it is fun to watch the surfers from the condo lanai. Two miles south of the condo is Kahaluu Beach Park which is one of the best snorkeling spots on the Big Island. Fed by a fresh water spring, up to 10 million gallons per day. These shallow waters are almost always calm, with colorful corals, rock formations, and 100+ species of fish. Swim with schools of colorful fish & green sea turtles in protected waters; don't forget your underwater camera.

Other Activities: Boogie Boarding, surfing, body surfing, ocean swimming, kayaking or kayak surfing, long board surfing, lava tube exploring, hiking to lava and volcano, helicopter rides over flowing lava, horseback riding, luau with local food and dancers, golfing, sunset sailing or dinner cruises, submarine adventure, deep sea fishing, ocean rafting, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving or snorkeling with manta rays...just to name a few.

Golf: Kona Country Club provides the perfect environment for golf. Situated in scenic Keauhou just 4 miles away from Kona Bali Kai my condo location in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. Kona Country Club features spectacular ocean and mountain views, excellent facilities and friendly service. Beautiful Hualalai Mountain protects us from the strong winds. One can always expect pleasant sunny skies and gentle ocean breezes. We are open to the public and have senior discounts.

Kona Country Club is conveniently located near hotels and condos. We feature a fully stocked pro shop, driving range, locker rooms, putting and chipping greens. Experience dazzling sunsets while dining at the Vista Restaurant serving Hawaiian and American cuisine for breakfast and lunch. The Vista Restaurant is also available for banquets.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night

Lounge chairs provided for your use on the beach
No smoking in unit or on lanai by state law
Daily Maid service can be arranged for additional fee
No Pets allowed
You won't want to miss this view and it is spectacular!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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