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Absolutely Direct Ocean Front Condo 1.5 Miles from Downtown Kailua Kona

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 695 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 15 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

The Kona Riviera Villas is twenty minutes south of Kona Int'l Airport and is an easy 1.5 walking distance south of downtown Kona. Your condo is just a short distance from Magic Sands Beach a local body surfing favorite and Kahalu’u Beach Park known for sea turtle viewing and some of the best snorkeling on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Recently remodeled, this one bedroom-one bath condo is Absolute Ocean Front! A quiet complex... all you hear is waves that lull you to sleep! A full sized washer and dryer inside unit for your convenience too. If you like to watch the surf and hear it at its best, this is the place. Unit #102 is the most private unit at Kona Riviera.

3 Night Minimum Stay-10 during Ironman & Christmas Season.

This is a non-smoking unit with a secured entry gate as you enter this small 12 unit complex.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Cris White
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

Why Cris White chose Kona Coast

Kona Riviera Villa #102 is the most private unit in the complex. Downstairs and direct oceanfront, not just oceanview from upstairs toward the middle of the complex. You will hear the sounds of the ocean not just see them from a distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time in Kona Riviera Unit #102. The most important attribution of this unit is its proximity to the water. It is literally right on the surf. The lanai is where you want to be - we watched whales, dolphins, turtles, eels, surfers, sailboats, fishing and excursion boats and various birds - all from the comfort of the lanai. The location was great - handy to town - a half-hour walk to nice restaurants. Three miles in the opposite direction provided great snorkeling.

To make the unit even better, we'd suggest some shelving in the bath and bedroom. While we were there, new landscaping improvements were made and a new fence was installed. Even with these activities, we enjoyed the private, quiet setting (quiet, except for the wonderful sound of the surf).

Having spent two weeks, we would definitely recommend the unit for any visitors who enjoy the water, wildlife and views in a relatively quiet and private setting. Just remember space is limited - more than two occupants is a little tight - and we wouldn't recommend it for more than a family (or very close friends) of more than a total of four. We plan to return!
Jan 2012
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Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 695 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Our Sofa turns into a bed to sleep 2 more people if needed.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Absolutely Direct Ocean Front Condo 1.5 Miles from Downtown Kailua Kona
average rating of 4.5675673 based on 38 reviews
4

Nice location. Loved watching the waves and sea life from the lanai. A/C in bedroom would help.

  • 4 of 5

The unit was well equipped and comfortable. It was a little uncomfortable to sleep at night due to the heat, but it was really hard to beat the location. We loved being so close to the ocean. The unit was fairly private also, which was great for enjoying a quiet breakfast on the lanai every morning.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love this place! Clean, up to date and perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Love this space! Perfect view with the ocean crashing right in front of you! Turtles, spinner dolphins, whales and surfers daily! Pool is wonderful and clean and the property managers are so helpful and have great recommendations if needed. We brought 2 small children and everyone was so kind (even if a tantrum occurred). I highly recommend this condo - thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Wonderful

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic. Great location. Friendly condo neighbors. Smallish pool but there are options in Kailua Kona (and of course there is the ocean)

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

Close to everything. Had all amenities you would ever need. Well worth the price and morr

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spokane, WA
4

Beautiful ocean front view!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time in the condo. The lanai was perfect and we spent most of our time out there when we were at the condo. The outdoor cushions were a little dirty, but comfortable. The kitchen was nicely furnished with everything we needed to fix our meals.When we were there it was more humid than our past visits to Hawaii and an air conditioner for when we were sleeping would of been nice. But all in all it was a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, ca
5

Ocean front PRIVATE

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful condo the first week of September. We really loved how private this particular unit is. It is really ocean front!! Even though the bedroom is in back of the unit, you can hear the waves crashing! The kitchen is well equipped. High end dishes and cookware. Having a washer and dryer is key! There are beach towels, fins, snorkel gear, beach chair and boogie board. The pool is very nice and many times, we were the only ones there. Take advantage of the gas grill by the pool. Enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sunset! Oh, and just off the lanai you can see the eels come out at night! Simply magical!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$165
$1,155
 
 
Ironman
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 15 2017
15 night minimum stay
$1,790
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 31 2017
10 night minimum stay
$179
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Departure Cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 13.42%

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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Keahole Airport
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
White Sands Beach Park
Car: recommended

Our condo is just 1.5 miles from town & about 1.5 miles from White Sands beach.

Golf: There are 20 magnificent Golf Courses to choose from on The Big Island. Including Hualalai Golf Club, Kona Country Club (just 9 minutes away, 3.84 miles), Mauna Kea Golf Course, Waikoloa Resort Golf-Kings Course & More......

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