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Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Studio condo, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2 max). Renovated for modern conveniences.

Completely renovated condo. One of the few air-conditioned units. Upgraded cabinets, tile floor, enlarged shower, new kitchen & appliances, new furniture, linens, large flat screen TV. Oceanfront on famous Alii Drive where Ironman is held annually (we cheer them on as they run by). We've watched whales breach from our condo! Watch spinner dolphins over breakfast, play in surf w/ family of sea turtles, or mingle w/ local surfers. All without loading the car and searching for a beach, everything you need right at home.

We vacationed here in this small, lovely, and quiet OCEANFRONT complex and loved it so much we wanted to own a piece of this paradise on earth.

We have a white sand beach to our left, a park with giant banyan trees to the right and the rhythm of the surf right outside all day, all night. Keep the sliding glass doors open for the marine sights, sounds, and lovely breezes courtesy of the trade winds on the Kona side of the Big Island.

AC is available, if the tradewinds aren't enough for you. New beach chairs and umbrella. Booogie boards and snorkel equipment for your use.

So come and share with us our OCEANFRONT (not just ocean 'view') studio condo. We hope you will love and enjoy it as much as we do! We do have an online contact; phone numbers available in the condo.

And the complex has an OCEANFRONT POOL, OCEANFRONT bbq area, hose to wash off car, and outdoor shower to wash off sand and salt. Kona Magic Sands definitely has the 'aloha' attitude!

LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Any closer to the ocean you would be in it! We just fell in love with this condo the minute we walked in and saw the wall of glass with the ocean waves right there in our faces! Hearing the ocean waves pounding on the shoreline is so wonderful!! So relaxing! Absolutely mesmerizing! And right from our own condo we see whales, spinner dolphins, and schools of bright yellow fish (you get the idea)! Come see for yourself.

Yeah, take the time to visit the volcano or see the snow at the summit of Mauna Kea. Or maybe just spend the whole time here at Magic Sands snorkeling, swimming, watching surfers, and enjoying the aloha sunsets. You really don't have to leave at all.

Be sure to check all the guidebooks. Kona Magic Sands gets great reviews!! AND YOU DON'T NEED TO DRIVE TO THE BEACH! IT'S NEXT DOOR!

AND (like the guidebooks recommend) it's on the 3rd floor for the most privacy and the best possible views of all the ocean 'activities'!

REMEMBER: Check your flight. Check our calendar. and then e-mail or call me with questions, dates, anything. . .well, almost anything.

Tax ID# W87954467-01

Our on-island contact: Teri Luke. Phone # & info inside the condo.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Denise

As residents of AZ, we were looking for an escape from the heat. Kona is perfect for us to escape to. We love the Big Island and Kona Magic Sands is just far enough away from tourist attractions in town but it's close enough for us to pop into town for coffee, a burger, ocean-side dining, shopping, or live music. Mostly, we just enjoy the simple pleasures -- the lull of the ocean, the tradewinds, the Aloha spirit. We already feel 10 years younger here.

Denise purchased this condo in 2011

Why Denise chose Kona Coast

We searched the kona coast for a retirement condo. Yes, there are bigger condos, but we found none with a white sand beach next door and a beautiful green park on the other side with a surf so close. Location is everything. We love to take coffee to the beach at sunrise and watch surfers enjoy the breaks.

What makes this condo unique

A/C, COMPLETELY RENOVATED, UNOBSTRUCTED 180 degree OCEANFRONT & SUNSET VIEWS. Our condo is not only recently updated,, but also offers air conditioning. Not all condos in this complex offer A/C. This could be important on a hot & humid day. Also, our unit is top floor center of the building, so no external lanais block your views of the beach, the surf, whales, dolphins, boats, fish, turtles and the awesome sunsets.


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • This is a studio unit with one queen size murphy bed. There is room only for a single person or one couple sharing this one bed.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Next to one of the few white sand beaches on the island. All this provided: Binoculars, Beach towels, Boogie boards, Beach chairs, Coolers, Sun umbrella, Hair dryer, Clothes iron. Loads of guide books! Small quiet complex means you have a parking spot assigned to you close to the building, and it's likely that you'll have the pool to yourself as well.


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average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

A nice little condo in a great location with a BEAUTIFUL view! Nice little beach right next door. Has air conditioning but never needed to use it-stays nice and cool with the fans and the big open screen doors.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful & Convenient – Highly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our week here! The condo is beautifully remodeled inside and the view is amazing! It is as close to the beach as you can get too! Not to mention just a few minute drive to the center of all the restaurants, shops and entertainment. Staying here was not only convenient location wise, but they provided so many items that we needed as well; such as boogie boards, beach chairs etc. There is not a better or more beautiful place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was my first visit to Hawaii and I could not have chosen a better place to stay! This condo has so much to offer; from its breathtaking views to it's central location to the beautifully modeled inside, equipped with everything needed to enjoy your time spent there. This was the perfect place in the perfect location to spend our vacation for the entire week. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay with a breath taking view!

  • 5 of 5

We were blown away by the amazing views that this condo offers. You are directly facing the ocean and right on the white sand beach lined with palm trees. The amenities and furnishings were modern and updated. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything we needed to make a nice dinner, a nice change from having to eat out. I was so excited to see dolphins right outside our window and every morning there was a school of fish. It is truly the best location! There is so much to do close by, whether it be snorkeling tours, night dives with the manta rays, or grabbing some mai tais at the local resorts. Staying here was an amazing experience and I can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Stay here!

  • 5 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised with these accommodations - they were all new and updated furnishings, the view was simply spectacular from the open window. The unit was extremely clean, and it was right next to the beach. One note of caution was the beach next door - while it was very nice my wife found out the hard way that one can be banged about on the rocks underneath if caught up in the surf on some days. That being said we had the best snorkelling on the island right in front of the room we stayed. Turtles and dolphins every day!

We hope to return to this place if at all possible!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and mahalo for your comments. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at our renovated condo. Yes guests, please respect the ocean. Some days she's very calm and snorkeling right in front of the condo is the best, other days she's wild and you should enjoy watching local surfers have a lot of fun! Hawaii is a beautiful place to be enjoyed and respected.
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  • 5 of 5

You will not find a place close to the water than here! Just look outside and see fish, dolphins, turtles, and of course surfers and bodyboarders! What a fantastic place and perfect location! No hotel room can possibly compete with this beautiful, we'll equipped condo! This is a true jewel for any beach lover!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Kona International Airport (KOA)
Nearest Beach
Magic Sands Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
White Sands Beach
Car: recommended

See the waves break from your bed. Best snorkeling right in front of the condo, no driving. Daytrip to active volcano. See snow and observatory on Mauna Kea. Watch fish, whales, spinner dolphins from the condo, the beach, or the shady park. Watch world-famous sunsets from condo. Spend the day at the White Sands Beach next door, walk just next door back to condo for lunch or siesta.


Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring/Summer 2017
Apr 15 2017 - Oct 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
FALL 2017
Oct 17 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $95
Tax Rate 13.42%

50% down-payment will hold your reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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