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Absolute OCEAN FRONT unit on famous Banyans Surfing Beach!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,002 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

2nd floor, 2 bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 4 to 6 comfortably

This unique, ocean front unit has all the feel of Hawaii, from it's tropical decor & palm trees to the ocean below! Recently upgraded with new kitchen, bathrooms & all new appliances. Watch the surfers from your private lanai. Fall asleep and wake up to the sound of the ocean waves as they break not 50 feet away from you! Enjoy walking on the rocks and looking at the tide pools, not to mention the sea turtles as they play in the water and come up on the beach. There is a sandy beach just below the lanai great for sunbathing. Snorkel & board rentals on site & Poke Shack! Convenience store across street. This unit has high speed wireless internet, cable TV, DVD player, Plasma TV, stereo/CD player with IPOD station, movies & games. Also everything you need for a day at the beach, incliding beach chairs, towels, umbrella and rolling soft ice chest.This condominium resort has the feel of Hawaii with it's open air lobby, beautiful wood furniture & Concierge on site for all activities.


Owner
Kathy or Bruce
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kath & Bruce, thank you so much for sharing your condo. We did enjoy the sunset from Mauna Kea and experienced Waipio Valley and have enjoyed every minute on the lanai. It has been great fun watching the surfers. We would like to come back in 2013 to the Ironman in October.



Mahalo...
Sep 2011
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Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1002 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both Newly remodeled with swanstone counters and new fixtures.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , Calif. King Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
  • Enjoy falling asleep and waking up to the sound of the ocean waves!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • 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
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
FREE WI FI and Long distance phone calls Nationwide and Canada Reverse osmosis water system through kitchen sink and refrigerator. Pull down shades on Lanai, to keep out afternoon sun glare. Ceiling fans in every room including lanai. **Concierge located in lobby for all activities, tours and dining needs.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

Absolute OCEAN FRONT unit on famous Banyans Surfing Beach!
average rating of 4.6491227 based on 83 reviews
4

We loved every minute!

  • 4 of 5

The condo had everything anyone could ask for and more. We ended up eating in/BBQing most nights because it was so fun to watch the sunset, surfers and visit with others that were staying at Kona Bali Kai as well. The master bedroom was fantastic and the bed & pillows were very comfortable. That's a plus when staying somewhere for over a week. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oceanfront with beautiful sunsets

  • 4 of 5

Our two bedroom condo was clean, comfortable and equipped with everything we could need. The owners, Bruce and Kathy provided us with tons of valuable information on what to do on Hawaii . On our lanai we were entertained daily by surfers, sea turtles and dolphins. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sandra and Tim

  • 4 of 5

This was our third trip to the big island and our first time staying at the Bali Kai. The condo was very good and the location is excellent. Kathy, the owner was so helpful and very attentive to all of our needs.

The view is amazing and watching dolphins, turtles and surfers from the lanai was a daily joy!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Vacation we will never forget!

  • 5 of 5

First, the condo was exactly as described, worked perfectly for our party of four. The bed in the master bedroom was so comfortable. We slept like babies! Sunsets were to die for, and watched surfers all the time.

Wish I could upload the pictures we took from the lanai because the view was so gorgeous! So many turtles, and they're huge — we would sit in the mornings while drinking Kona coffee (my husband was in Heaven because he adores Kona coffee) and watch the turtles swim in the surf and their heads popping up for air after the wave broke...so fun. Between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., almost every morning, you could see pods of dolphins swimming. They're out there a ways so you need to look hard, but the sun glistened on their heads, backs and dorsal fins.

**Only word of caution, the rocky beach at the condo houses sea urchins. They're brown/black in color and have long spike like spines sticking out of them, and they cling to rocks. Wear water shoes! Our teens decided not to wear their water shoes and were back in 10 minutes with feet embedded with urchin spines because they accidentally stepped on them, very painful. Luckily we found that soaking the afflicted areas in warm white vinegar for 30-60 minutes helps to dissolve the spines.

We found the best place to snorkel was Hapuna State Beach Park, if you have a rental car it's worth the drive. We took a day and drove to Volcano, Hawaii and were lucky enough the volcano was active that day and spewing lava. It's worth the drive, however, bring water and stop when you can for restroom breaks — one thing we found is that once you're outside Kona it gets a little rural. It also takes a fair amount of time to get places because the roads are very narrow and curvy. If you decide to take a trip to the volcanoes, give yourselves plenty of time to hike and/or drive around, this really is a day trip and dress warmer than you would. Lots of misty rain and with the elevation climb the temperature was almost 20-degrees cooler.

The food in Kailua Kona is superb, we loved the Fish Hopper and I have to say the fish tacos and Bubba Gumps were the best I've ever had! The tuna melt at the Kona Inn Restaurant was awesome and we loved the fish n' chips. If you're a football fan, particularly a Green Bay Packers fan, go to Quinn's Almost By The Sea sports bar — family friendly, awesome place for food, drinks and football.

We are already planning our next trip because this truly was a vacation we will never forget!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Bali Kai

  • 5 of 5

The Bali Kai condo on Banyans Beach was a great spot for our stay during IronMan week. The unit was very clean, well stocked and contained everything we needed from the kitchen to laundry to fast internet. The condo was comfortable for the four of us (could easily accommodate 2 more) with convenient access to all amenities (ie. short drives to Kailua centre and grocery stores). The view from the lanai was definitely a bonus, being mere metres from the ocean with fabulous views of the surf (and surfers) as well as stunning sunsets. During the process, Kathy and Bruce were always very proactive with their communications, providing excellent information regarding the rental process. Highly recommended rental and would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

The condo was everything we hoped for. Breakfast and Dinner on the lanai was great.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great. Plenty of room for 4 and everything we needed to enjoy our vacation. No need to take beach gear, hats or towels everything was in the closet. Just a few feet from the beach as shown on the website. Breakfast and Dinner on the lanai while watching the surfers and turtles below was nice. Watching the Sunsets and falling asleep to the crashing of waves on the rocks was spectacular. We will definitely be back.

Mahalo

Natalie

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • 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
 
High Season
Dec 20 2016 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$180
$5,200
 
 
Value
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 5 2017
6 night minimum stay
$165
$1,150
$4,750
 
 
Ironman 2017
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 16 2017
10 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Value Season
Oct 17 2017 - Dec 19 2017
6 night minimum stay
$165
$1,150
$4,750
 
 
High Season
Dec 20 2017 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$185
$5,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$165
$1,150
$4,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $135
Tax Rate 13.42%

If paying through this website with an International credit card, a .0125% Surcharge applies.
This surcharge will be deducted from your refund.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Kona International
Car: recommended

This is an absolute OCEAN FRONT location! Close to town, farmers market, arts &crafts and great snorkeling beaches. On famous 'Banyons' pro-surfing Beach. Lyman's' beach, just down the street for the intermediate surfer. Kahaluu Beach Park just 1 mile south for beginner surfers and swimming. Watch the surfers from sun up to sun set. Watch the sea turtles in their natural habitat below your lanai. Lot's of tide pools too! Seasonal Whale watching is spectacular! The true feeling of HAWAII...

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