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OCEANFRONT...SEE/HEAR THE WAVES-KONA REEF VACATION CONDO- D BUILDING 3RD LEVEL!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy the waves rolling ashore! 1 Bedroom with King size bed + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2

Located In Kailua Kona near Kona village Free fast cable WIFI as opposed to DSL.There is a security screen door so the ocean breeze can flow through the condo. At the front door...there are no buildings or walls to block the breeze..this is the great advantage of this condo and makes this location very desirable.

The front door faces the hills and the morning sun! How perfect to just open the front door and be greeted by such beauty!!!!

Third floor lanai is above the people walking by and what you see are the waves rolling ashore, the surfers and so much more. The 3rd level of the D building at Kona Reef is perfect for viewing the surf as the white waters roll ashore over the black lava creating a contrast that represents the beauty found on the Big Island, On the lanai, you hear the sound of the waves and birds that may be singing as they fly from palm tree to palm tree. It is truly paradise... The cushy and comfortable lanai chairs are the perfect spot for enjoying your morning Kona coffee and just as awesome is taking in Kona's magnificent sunsets in the evening!

You are surrounded by beauty from the front door view to the views from the lanai...it is all a picture of paradise!

This condo is cared for with aloha...this is our passion and goal...giving our guests an experience that exceeds their expectations and so much more!:)

The KITCHEN offers , a glass top stove, French door refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher. microwave and granite counters. Our tropical condominium is fully equipped with you in mind. The kitchen includes a blender, rice cooker, coffee maker, coffee grinder, a large variety of pots and pans, loads of cooking utensils as well as BBQ equipment. The kitchen linens include place mats, potholders and dish clothes.

The LIVING ROOM...a chair with the ability for the foot stool to go up when you lean back that is ...if you do not want your legs to hang down..legs up is very good for the circulation and resting the weary legs that have been walking all over the Big island is good for many guests! With this amazing chair your legs can hang down or go up...your choice that is if you are not memorized by the ocean and find yourself always going to the lanai:)!.Also, there is a, bar stool in the living room, and a dining set which has been coordinated to give a light and airy tropical ole' Hawaii feel. Also in the living room there is a sofa with 2 small glass top tables in front of the sofa. As well as an entertainment center, and a wall air conditioner which cools the living room and kitchen area.

Actually, it's preferred by many to just keep the sliding doors open. and the front door open with the front security screen door locked and let the wonderful ocean breeze just flow through the condo as you enjoy the sounds of the ocean and birds...This is all your choice:)...We want you to do what you like... air conditioning with the doors closed or an open door...it is all your choice:).It is the Hawaii you have dreamed about and it is all yours to enjoy!!

Please note...as mentioned, the wall air conditioner is in the living room This wall air conditioner is designed to cool only the living room.

THERE ARE CELING FANS IN THE LIVING ROOM, IN THE BEDROOM and ON THE LANAI. :)

The bathroom has a walk in shower and a cabinet with baskets for your personal items. There is unique art piece by a local artist that reflects the feeling of being in paradise:) It is all aloha!

The BEDROOM has its own television and DVD player. There is a built in dresser as well as closets.. The bedroom does NOT have an air conditioner.. There is a comfy KING SIZE BED in the bedroom ...with the sliding door open, and the bedroom door open in the silence of the night many guests report that they can hear the waves in the bedroom...

I can too!!! And with the bedroom windows open, as well as the sliding door and bedroom door, the air flows through the condo and bedroom.. It may at night get too cool for you, toward morning, so we have blankets in the closet if the bedroom gets too chilly !

This is Kona...this is the real 'ole Hawaii at its best...beauty every where and so much to see and do... then you come back at the end of the day to relax and "talk story" on the lanai! And many guests say their favorite thing to do is have morning coffee on the lanai. Some guests report they find it very difficult to even leave the lanai. As one guests said so well,"I could have stayed on the lanai the whole trip. It was hard to get up and leave the comfy chair and the beauty...I was memorized by the sounds of the waves!"

From our LANAI (balcony...patio...deck ) only a few feet from the ocean enjoy the surfers, cruise ships, parasailers, whales, dolphins, and sea turtles... or just relax and enjoy the sunsets while dining on our private lanai...an unobstructed 180 degree view of the ocean and coastline.

Most important ...

Our condo is fully equipped with 'Aloha' so your time in paradise is truly an aloha experience! :)

PLEASE keep in mind, this is a non smoking condominium and lanai.

Location! Location! Location! Centrally located in the heart of Kailua-Kona. Just a short walk to restaurants, shops, art galleries, farmers market, great swimming, snorkeling, and diving nearby.

Experience paradise in our D building condo which is DIRECT Oceanfront and please read our reviews so you will know what our guests say about D25! ...Mahalo:)

Keywords: Oceanfront

WIFI

Lanai Bar Stools

Lanai dining table

On the oceanfront-

Facing the ocean directly

BEACH TOWEL HOOKS

upgraded electrical

Outdoor Box where guests have left their beach toys for all to enjoy...

Kona Reef

Continually being upgraded with Aloha:) It is our passion to bring aloha to you!

Kona Reef

Relaxing, renewing, vibrant ,and exciting All In One

Peaceful with lots of aloha and joy!

A dream come true...perfect to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and all very special moments as well as a perfect place to come and just have fun and enjoy:)!

Build memories that last forever! Join us for an amazing time in paradise and be apart of our 'ohana:)! Mahalo

More Details

Owner
Grace 'Darline'
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Grace 'Darline'

I love all the wacky fun things in Kona like the holiday parade with all sorts of trucks, police cars, jeeps, you name it rolling down the center of the town as walkers pass out candy to the kids… if it has wheels…it is decorated and the owners and friends wave and wish you, "A Merry Christmas" as they drive down our one street by the ocean . Where would you see this besides in Kona?! It is all Kona… it is all fun!:). Of course, these fun parades down the street of Kona Village include marching bands and kids and dogs and who and whatever…it truly is Kona and I love what happens in Kona! Parades don’t just happen in December they occur through out the year for just about any reason…it is Kona-Kona style:) And everyone comes out for the Kona Parade...streets are blocked off and filled with people with their beach chairs...it's Kona! I love how wild and different everything seems to be in Kona!

Of course, there is the world famous Ironman in October where most everyone cheers on the runners till midnight…that is the one big night when most everyone wants to be at the finish line at midnight for the big celebration of the last runner who runs into the village and across the finish line…I love being there and making a difference for all of the participants! I remember one person crawling across the finish line at 11:59 and 45 seconds . The cutoff is Midnight...there was yelling and happiness on the streets as we all went crazy with joy that she made it. Then there is the participant who runs in at 12:01 and is told ...you are "You are a finisher" (Not an Ironman).There is not a dry eye on the streets at that moment. Your heart breaks..this person began the swim at 7AM- biked 112 miles, ran the 26 miles and misses being called an Ironman and in Kona we all weep because we care !!!

Even our elevators are different..they stop between floors instead of at level 2 or 3 or 4...yes between floors so u get out and go down 4 stairs or up 8 stairs..

I love how Kona is Kona!

Grace 'Darline' purchased this condo in 1996

Why Grace 'Darline' chose Kailua-Kona

D25 Oceanfront is on the 3rd level of this 4 story complex. The 3rd level is perfect for having privacy as folks walk along the grass at the shoreline and yet just perfect for watching the waves roll ashore and enjoying all of the water activities and not so high that you feel above it all and miss anything that is too close to the shore line to be observed.The building is as close as possible to the ocean rolling ashore...Like... it is right there in front of us as we listen to the roar of the waves rolling over the lava. In the background, I hear the birds singing their beautiful songs. Another great experience is to go down to where the waves greet the black lava and sit on the sea wall and be engulfed by the energy of the waves as they crash before you.

The inviting pool along with a hot tub awaits after a day out sightseeing - then bring on the pupu's, or hot dogs or hamburgers, steaks or fresh fish to grill and meet and share with other travelers favorite spots to go and see. OR...sit down at the lanai table with a favorite drink and give a toast to the end of another perfect day in paradise.

Truly this is paradise on earth!

What makes this condo unique

It is Kona on the Big Island... An Island with all its own mysteries and mystical energies! There is nothing like Kona!The benefits are for you to discover:)! The aloha is for you to take home and life is just better having been in Kona...

You will leave different than when you arrived...it is the mystical and special energies of the Big Island which are held by no other island that penetrate your very soul and make the difference.. It is different for each person in one way and in other ways all the same ...a feeling of ...WOW...I am better for having had this amazing trip to the Big island with all of its wonderful features and energies...the volcano , Mauna Kea, swimming with the turtles and snorkling with the fish and so much more... the Big Island is an island of contrast and special energies that attract people from all over the world...there is no place like the Big Island and Kona is at the heart of it all!!!

Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
KOA_ KONA AiRPORT-
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Short walk toward the village
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Kona Country Club...Alii Drive
Nearest Beach
Next door to Kona Reef
Car: recommended

A hop and skip...short... very short walk to restaurants, the village and Farmers' Market. A little further to grocery stores and of course beaches beginning with right next door and down the road! Beautiful pool/spa area onsite .with a magnificent BBQ area all over looking the ocean. A great place to watch sunset as you cook. Of course, you can also see sunset from D25 !:)

Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shower is designed for very tall and short guests!
  • Vanity and little baskets for personal things as well as 2 drawers and a cupboard... below the sink there is a hair dryer...
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size Bed (1) , Dresser, closet and TV,/DVD (Ironing Board Iron in Closet with extra blankets) ceiling fan...no AC in bedroom. This is an 'ole Hawaiian bedroom with lots of aloha....:)! AC is in living room and DOES NOT COOL THE BEDROOM . The bedroom has the window all across the back of the bedroom wall above the bed...'ole style at Kona Reef. It is Kona:) Above the bed is a ceiling fan and in the closet a small fan and a cylinder fan that can be brought out in the room if you like to go to sleep with what some call white noise...:)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ceiling fans in living room and bedroom. Ceiling fan with light on lanai for evening reading. Living room closet has ice chests and insulated bags for beach. Outdoor box on lanai has beach toys left by previous guests...use at your own risk. Beach chairs are adjacent this box. Lanai also includes large, circular glass table with two swival soft cushioned chairs plus two other chairs and two footstools, and one live coconut tree! It is all paradise at its best for you to enjoy:)!

Reviews

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5

A wonderful place to stay in Kona. View from the lanai is breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

Darline was a wonderful hostess who shared tons of information about the area. The condo has everything that you would possibly need. Best equipped VRBO I've ever stayed in. Coffee pot and grinder were first class plus she gave us a pound of delicious Kona coffee. The king size bed was so comfortable. We were mesmerized by the view and sounds of the ocean from our very private linai. It is very close to downtown Kona. One night we walked down to have a drink on the water and decided to go back to our beautiful lanai instead. It is paradise! We will definitely return to D 25!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your very kind words just resonant with so many of us who are also mesmerized by the view and the sounds of the waves...no matter how many times I have sat on the lanai...like you... I too am mesmerized by the waves rolling ashore. It is hard to leave the lanai! I am so happy that you found everything that you needed in the condo...one of our goals is for the condo to have everything you need to feel at home and be comfortable! It was a real happy moment to hear that you enjoyed and appreciated the King size bed! . When we felt the mattress in the showroom last year, we knew it was the perfect bed for our Kona guests ...so thank you for validating that for us~...that is exactly what we wanted for our guests...a comfortable bed at the end of an awesome day in Kona ! It is music to our ears to know that you will be returning to our condo for our guests are like family and everything about the condo evolves around creating an experience of aloha for our guests with the hope that each guest loves their time on the Big Island and their time in our condo!!
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5

Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this wonderful condo and will certainly not be our last. The Big Island is probably our favorite island of all the Hawaiian islands and we are so happy we found D25 to stay in. When one opens the door of the condo the first sound you hear is the crashing of the waves and just a few steps later you are left awestruck by the true view of paradise from the lanai. Oceanfront is often a misrepresentation when describing accommodations but here if you took 2 steps off the lanai you would be in the ocean, that's how close it is. I kept dreaming of that sound and view for weeks before we got there . Since our return home I just close my eyes and imagine we are still there , drinking coffee on the lanai , watching the surfers and spinner dolphins. There seems to be a spot right in front of the condo where the dolphins love to hang out and play

The condo is beautifully modern ,updated and equipped with absolutely everything you could ever possibly need. If you are at home thinking will I need that then the answer is probably not. Darline the owner will already have thought of it and made sure it is there for you to use. Beach towels, chairs, mats, binoculars, books, , coolers, laundry machines, hair straightener, coffee maker, wine fridge , herbal teas, rice cooker , tv, wifi and the list goes on and on. Pack lightly and prepare to have the vacation you dream of. The condo is close enough to walk into town to eat at a variety of restaurants if you don't want to use the well equipped kitchen. It is within easy driving distance from some of the best beaches and snorkeling in the world, head south and see an active volcano. If you are lucky enough to stay here I guarantee you will want to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you walk into D25, a smile will be on your face! Complete relaxation awaits you here along with all, and I do mean ALL, the amenities you would need and more! My parents stayed here and talked about how much they loved their condo the entire trip! You can book this condo with confidence that you will love it!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely lovely

Enjoyed every moment

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fabulous is such a wonderful word to describe paradise! It is so awesome to hear that you enjoyed EVERY MOMENT that is music to my hears and exactly what I wanted for you:)!!! May the aloha travel home with you as well as your wonderful memories of your stay in paradise! A big mahalo, Darline:)
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5

Beautiful, comfortable condo in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is lovely and extremely well cared for. You will find everything you need for an enjoyable stay. It is in a great location, walking distance to many restaurants and ships. To top it all off, it has a gorgeous view of sunsets on the ocean.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A big mahalo to you! That is exactly one of our goals ...to provide for our guests with what they need for an enjoyable stay while in paradise! The 2nd goal is to give, to our guests, an experience of aloha that far exceeds their expectations and the view of the sun setting over the ocean from our lanai is the reality of a picture perfect vacation!!! So happy that you enjoyed the beauty of the setting sun in paradise. The caring of our condo with love is because we are dedicated to giving each and every guest a wonderful feeling of aloha that far exceeds their expectation...it is all about aloha and the "WOW of the beauty all around!" Walking the short distance to the village is just the frosting on the cake and so... the 'ole Hawaii that we dreamed about as we thought about traveling to paradise! Lots of aloha and mahalo, Darline:)
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5

Best condo in Hawaii!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in D25! The lanai was over the top perfect for us old timers. Everything was top notch and offered an incredible experience.

Would love to return for a month! Bob and Mary, Idaho Falls

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Whoo Hoo... you hit the nail on the head!!! The enthusiasm of your review is EXACTLY why we do what we do to our oceanfront condo! What you said is what we want our guests to feel from the moment they walk into the condo to the moment that they leave and take all of the wonderful aloha home with them!!! The words that you expressed"Top Notch" and "Over the Top" are just music to our ears because we know that when guests plan a trip to Hawaii it takes a lot of money and planning and there are such high hopes and expectations that all of their dreams will be fulfilled and that is our mission to fulfill and exceed those dreams so the whole experience is a huge WOW of aloha that far exceeds any expectations!!! A huge mahalo for your review and we are so excited, as we look forward, to your return to our paradise in Kona!!!! What a beautiful way that you express the aloha ! Me ke Aloha Pumehana, Darline:)
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115
Damage Deposit $200

25% DUE WITH THE BOOKING AND 75% DUE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL DATE..Rates subject to change prior to confirmation of reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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