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Kimberly Todd

Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Bang 4 the Buck ♥ Ocean Front & Beach Side, bikes, wifi, flat screen, beach gear

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, Studio 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

You will be greeted with stunning views and ocean breezes from this ocean front, first floor studio with private (not shared) secured wifi internet, cable smart tv and new furnishings. Dolphins, sea turtles, whales and outrigger canoes can be seen from the railing.

The white sands beach is nestled directly next to the condo with a park on the other side where hula girls enjoy practicing and fish-filled snorkeling reef right out front!

Avoid driving to the beach and be at ease, using the complimentary beach towels, snorkeling and boogie boards while only steps from the white sand. Or take the two bikes for a little ride down to the Kona Farmer's Market. Relax at home under the fan and enjoy the sunsets from the new queen sleeper sofa (replaced August '15) or while bbqing poolside.

We take pride in our condo and would love to have you as our guest on your next trip to Hawaii!

Some of the features you will find in our condo include: cal king size bed, dresser, bedding, towels, queen size pull out sofa bed (new August 2015), 4 person dinning table, 50' wall mounted smart HD flat screen TV and cable (we re-did the cable line for better picture quality), 2 Bikes (fun to cruise around town), microwave, convection oven, toaster oven, blender, coffee maker and bean grinder, as well as dishes and silverware, ceiling fans, handheld shower wand, blow dryer, hair straightener, hair curler, iron and steamer, boogie boards, snorkels and masks, fishing gear, beach towels, sand toys, binoculars (to see the dolphins and whales that swim by right outside the sliding glass door) and floor fan.

This unit is great because there is no elevator at Magic Sands and after a long day, it's nice to avoid stairs. The sound of the ocean is wonderful and you can't beat passing extra drinks over the railing when you need to go back for more! We strive to make this condo as nice as we can for ourselves and you as our guest!

About Kona Magic Sands Condos:

Kona Magic Sands is a well maintained, small, 3 story condo complex with lawn and pool that sits directly between Kona Magic Sands Beach and the park. It is unique amongst some of the condos in Kona since it sits directly facing the ocean and some other condos put the guest rooms at an angle to squeeze more rooms in with a “view.” Some of the recent upgrades to the condo complex include: new paint, the pool re-plastered with turtle mosaic, new second bbq, landscape maintenance as well as frequent deep cleanings. There is a fantastic and helpful on site Manager, Lori, that takes care of many aspects of the condo and is kind to help with directions or other local questions. There is plenty of seating at the pool with lounge chairs and umbrellas as well as two complimentary BBQs. But one of our favorite parts of KMS is that there never seems to be a crowd! There is also trolley that stops right outside of the condo that will take you to the grocery plaza and also loops to downtown Kona a couple of miles away.

Mahalo!

Debbie, Dave & Kim

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kimberly Todd (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Kimberly Todd

We bought this ocean front condo, after much searching, as a vacation spot for ourselves to enjoy over and over again. We live and work in California, but vacation here (no passport required)!

Kimberly Todd purchased this condo in 2010

Why Kimberly Todd chose Kona Coast

Convenience! The Beach is directly next door, park on the other side and ocean view with dolphins and turtles right out the glass doors. Care free attitude surrounds the place and it is located only 20 minutes from the airport. The first floor requires no climbing of stairs which is great for us. Located On Ali'i Drive near shopping, restaurants and activities. Near the pool with great views too.

What makes this condo unique

Almost everything provided, just bring a clothes, swim suit and a smile! Care free convenience allows for the aloha spirit.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)
Bang 4 the Buck ♥ Ocean Front & Beach Side, bikes, wifi, flat screen, beach gear
average rating of 4.5 based on 32 reviews
5

Great location and really is best bang for your buck!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed a week here with my boyfriend and had a great stay! Super easy dealing with the Todd's, communication via email was quick and efficient. Check in and out super easy.

Great ocean view from the condo, and literally a one minute walk to White Sands Beach which we loved.

Best part we loved was all the gear that we were able to use from the condo. We didn't bring any of our own snorkeling gear (too much space in the luggage) so we had access to all the masks and fins and boogie boards and pool noodles. This was definitely a plus over the other vbro condos we were looking at and don't regret it! Would definitely stay here again if we came back to Big Island!

The only downside I can think off is there is no AC. Not a big deal but it can get very warm inside!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love that view from cozy, comfortable home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at your place in Hawaii. I don't know if it's helpful to list all the things that we liked about your place. We loved the view out the back, found the doors shielded the noise from the surf quite well when shut, but we preferred them open whenever we were awake and at home. The bikes worked great for short errands. The dishes and pans covered all our needs, we ate breakfast at home every day, but ate out most other meals, except for leftovers. We watched a couple movies on the new TV screen and never watched TV. Clothing storage space was a little tight, but since it was just the two of us, living out of suitcase was fine with a few hangups in the closet. We loved the dining table near the back door for a great view while enjoying a relaxing meal. Equally nice was the sunset view while sitting on the couch. The decor is great too. Being able to walk to the beach next door for some of the best snorkeling that I've had on any tropical island was the best highlight for me. The variety of fish was impressive as were the total number of fish. I usually only see that many fish where this fish are routinely fed. The close to centralized location allowed us to do a number of activities and still have some quality relaxation time hanging out at the home base where it is typically quiet. We were only there for a week, but it felt like home right away. With so many options of activities to choose from, we felt limited by time and money, but really liked the things we choose: Zipline in Hilo, scuba, snorkel, swim w/ manna-rays at night, church at Living Stones on Alii Dr, start gazing tour on Mauna Kea, dinner at Huggos, trips to never enough beaches.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A nice place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here very much. It was as described and pictured. Everything that we needed was provided such as towels, beach chairs and umbrella etc. as well as coffee press and grinder, and a coffee machine if that is preferred.

The surf was high since it's the winter season and was splashing over the sea wall into the pool area at times. It was quite loud but we still left the sliding doors open partway so we could hear it at night. The bed was very comfortable. The laundry facilities were close by and everyone was quick to remove their laundry when finished so that everyone could have a chance to use them. The sunsets were beautiful and we sometimes watched them from the park next door. We would stay here again!.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very disappointed !

  • 2 of 5

The facility is old and a little run down . With no lights over the door you couldn't see the number coming in the dark . There were only 2 BBQ , 1 didn't work so you were waiting to use it . They did say new ones were coming . Our room was disappointing . Outdated , 2 burner stove , no oven & 1 burner didn't want to work . Utensils and dishes old , and tarnished . Had to wash them before use .

Lots of mildew in shower . Used a pull out couch had to vacuum dead cock roaches at 1 am wasn't fun . Was quite tired of the ants on the counter constantly . . Stayed for 17 nights in jan- Feb 2016 . There was not adequate space for clothing no dresser . We were only 3 and 1 was 6 so not a lot of clothing . . We let owner know our concerns , haven't heard gotten reply yet .

Manager there was awesome and helpful .

The location is nice we watched Dolphins in front , some whales . We walked every morning , we stopped at the beaches and saw turtles every morning . It was close to town for meals etc.

beautiful sunsets .

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: After receiving this review, we confirmed through our messages and with the guest directly that they never got in touch with us about any of these issues - maybe they thought about contacting us, but never actually did. We pride ourselves on being responsive and available at all hours to handle any issues. During busy days with back to back check in/out some cleaning items can occasionally be missed and when this happens, we have the cleaning company come back to take care of any issues - but we have to be informed first. To address the concerns pointed out in the review: Hawaii is in the tropics and has pests but they are drawn to crumbs, spilled drinks and trash so keeping those things cleaned up is important along with our monthly exterminator this will help to keep pests away. There is no porch light shining into the unit at night - we see this as a good thing and the keypad does light up to enter your code. There are two BBQs! So when one is being maintenance/replaced there is a backup and the complex isn't so big that we even need 3 bbqs. We have had guests stay 30 and 60 days without problems of storage space - there is a dresser and also a closet with hangers, iron, etc and room under the bedside tables. Maintenance work is constantly being taken care of on the unit and complex, but the ocean corrodes everything very quickly. We are visiting in April '16 and will replace any kitchen items that need it as well as beach gear and linens.
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4

convenient location

  • 4 of 5

We loved being on the ocean, next to the pool and right next to the beach. It was very convenient to access the property. The set up was good for the three of us. The Todd's were very responsive and helpful every step of the way. We can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our family!

  • 5 of 5

We traveled with our two kiddos 5 and 7 and this was the perfect set up. We were able to travel to different beaches and around the island, but we loved having the pool for them to swim in too! The setting and the views were superb! Right on the water and we could see dolphin in the distance from our room. It was so nice to have all the extras too! We didn't have to worry about buying or renting anything! And the price couldn't be beat :) Thanks Todd's!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Kailua Kona 'KOA'
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
All over the Island from $10.00 to 350.00
Car: not necessary

White Sand Beach directly next door on the Right and a park on the left.

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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Quiet Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$109
$693
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$129
$763
$2,670
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $89
Refundable Sec. Deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.25%

Security Deposit required to reserve condo, due to high-end amenities and refundable 3 days after checkout.
Remaining fees due 60 days in advance.
Ironman & Special Events & Holidays may require a 7 day minimum. Inquire for exact quote.

Checkin: 4pm
Checkout: noon
Early Checkin or Late Checkout may be possible if no other checkin/out scheduled for that day. $50 scheduling/usage charge.

Cancellations:
60+ days in advance = full refund minus any fees we incurred due to credit card processing
30-59 days in advance = 50% refund
29 days or less = 0% refund
* We will refund the security deposit and cleaning fee so long as no damages/cleaning incurred.

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Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 bathroom, linen closet, clothing closet and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds and 1 additional futon bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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