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Fantastic Ocean Front Views Relax-Enjoy Sunsets-2017 Updates-New-HDTV-WIFI-King

Bedrooms 1
Space 698 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 8 nights


About the property

Fully equipped-Ground floor-Easy Access-Quiet-Lanai Ocean View-Free Parking-WIFI

2017 Updated, new full size dishwasher, washer dryer, refrigerator, microwave, smart HDTV, AC units in living room and bedroom, Well stocked with replenished furniture, towels, bedding, kitchenware, ice chest, snorkels, beach items.

Kona Makai is a beautiful ocean front garden complex with beautifully maintained gardens right on the Ocean with dolphin, whale watching. Very quiet complex with private tennis court, free parking, WIFI. Great pool area on the ocean with spa, fully equipped fitness room and BBQ. On the Iron Man Triathalon path. Ground Floor unit for easy access - elevated lanai for views. Bldg 5 is away from pool and road noise, North/South facing for dark cooler morning bedroom, indirect sunlight in living area. Quiet concrete building doesn't transfer noise from other units.

Tile floors, fans and AC keep it cool. Hair dryer, iron and ironing board are provided.

Two lanais, one with ocean view allow trade wind to flow thru-cooler,nice outside sitting.

Beautiful snorkeling reefs right at the property with access (except in high surf). Watch dolphins,sunsets and whales from the property.

Very convenient ~ 1 mile walk or 2 minute drive to town and well known restaurants like Bubba Gumps. On the bus/trolley route. Five minutes from famous snorkeling beach with sea wall, lifeguard and sea turtles. Enjoy shopping in town and the open market.

Volcano National Park is a great day trip. Pu'uhonua o Hōnaunau National Park is only 30 min and best snorkeling at 2 step a short walk outside the park.

Local Property manager Alii Real Estate Services Inc. Tax ID TA/GET161568153601

Keywords: Condominium, condo, lanai, ocean view, volcano, ocean front, hawaii, kona, kailua-kona, beach, spa, dolphin, whale, pool, close to town, snorkel, swim, fish, king, tennis

More Details

Janet Oldham
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, swedish, norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2017

About Janet Oldham

Newly retired and enjoying freedom to travel.

Janet Oldham purchased this condo in 1998

Why Janet Oldham chose Kona Coast

After doing all the islands, Kona has the best weather. Not much wind and rain. Plus it still has a small town atmosphere. I have enjoyed the Kona Makai since it was new, coming with my parents. I bought and have maintained a vacation unit since 1998. I enjoy coming regularly to ensure maintenance, updates and replenishing is done.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time. The condo is very nice and is in a great location. Josh loved walking around on the lava off the pool deck. We enjoyed our breakfast out on the lanai every morning. We saw some dolphins swimming by the first morning we were there!

Thank you again. We really had a fun vacation.
Nov 2010
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Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 698 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sofa sleeper
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Washer & Dryer, AC, exercise facility, tennis court, BBQ, covered parking, fully furnished kitchen, convenient and close to everything


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Fantastic Ocean Front Views Relax-Enjoy Sunsets-2017 Updates-New-HDTV-WIFI-King
average rating of 4.2941175 based on 18 reviews

Kona Makai

  • 5 of 5

The condo was perfect! It is on the first floor which eliminated walking up stairs. It was very clean and had everything we needed. The lanai was very enjoyable to sit out on and enjoy the views and the peace and quiet. Most of the other guests staying there were very quiet. The views were beautiful! The pool was sparkling clean. The grounds were gorgeous with all the greenery. The location was great--close enough to shops and restaurants but away from all the hustle and bustle and noise. There are beaches a few miles away and a quick drive. We will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two weeks in this unit and it was clean, comfortable and well stocked. We loved the comfortable king-size bed and the wonderful bath and beach towels. Loved spending lots of time on the lanai watching the birds and geckos play. The unit is well stocked with kitchen items and condiments. Great barbecue area near the water, beautifully landscaped grounds. The owner was very responsive and helpful. Would recommend this unit to others and will stay there again if/when we return. First floor unit was nice as we didn't have to climb stairs, great for seniors. Not a clear view of the ocean as there is a lot of vegetation, but it felt very private.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely condo, everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

I spent 9 great days in this condo. The owner was very accommodating and responsive. The unit was very clean, peaceful and comfortable, lovely linens & towels and comfortable bed. Well stocked kitchen and closet of beach items - everything you could want! Kona Makai is a very nice complex with well groomed, beautiful grounds. Eating breakfast on the lanai was a treat while listening to the birds and watching the geckos play. Plenty of parking and a nice walk to downtown Kona. The patio off the pool is a spectacular spot to watch the sunset - one evening we watched a whale breaching as well! The spirit of Aloha is found here - I would love to come and stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very much at home

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I took our retirement trip and stayed for four weeks at this unit. Although the vegetation blocked most of the view from the lanai, it was, nonetheless, a wonderful time and we enjoyed the accommodations greatly. We felt so at home there! Almost everything we might need, and then some, was provided in the unit.

The full island tour bus picked us up two properties down the road and dropped us off practically at our doorstep. Access to the entire Kona area was easy. We really hated to leave at the end of our stay.

Both the owner and the property management were a joy with whom to work. The grounds were beautifully kept. Communication was prompt and helpful.

We liked it so much that we hope to go back for our fiftieth anniversary, in a few years, with our kids and grandkids.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best location! Exactly as described! Awesome host!

  • 5 of 5

I normally do not write reviews but couldn't pass this up. Had a wonderful time at this property! The owner/host was very accomodating and responsive and let us stay past the check out! Best location (less than 5 minutes drive or 15-20 minutes walk to restaurants/shops). The unit is just as described. We also loved how the unit is conveniently close to the parking lot. The property is very quiet and peaceful. Swimming pool/bbq area is very clean, ocean front, and amazing view of the sunset. Property is also very clean. Highly recommend and would stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A well-equipped, comfortable condo in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

With such a wide choice of condos on offer in Kona, how to pick the one just right for you?

We recommend the Kona Makai complex in general and this condo in particular very highly. Kona Makai is in an ideal location, only a mile or so from the centre of Kona with its bars, restaurants, farmers market and shops. And yet it is far enough away to be quiet, peaceful and secluded. The gardens are very well tended and... well, just beautiful. The pool/barbecue area is a great attraction. You can just sit there relaxing, and enjoy one of the famous Kona sunsets with the spinner dolphins close to shore (we saw them on three occasions during our visit).

The condo itself is very well equipped with anything you'd wish to have with you for a vacation in Hawaii, from plenty of towels and linen, to snorkelling gear and assorted beach toys! The king size bed is very comfortable and the kitchen is also well stocked. The availability of WiFi and a telephone in the condo was very useful to us (although others may wish to get away from it all for a few days!)

All in all, we had a great vacation and are happy to recommend this particular condo, particularly if there are just two of you. We'll definitely return!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Iron Man
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 15 2017
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
High season
Dec 15 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Iron Man 2018
Oct 7 2018 - Oct 14 2018
8 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 13.42%

Only ~ 1 mile to town, very convenient
5 min to beach with sea wall and lifeguard
15 min to airport
12 min to Costco
Cancelation - $100 fee before 30 days prior to arrival, after that only refund the amount I can rerent - $100 fee

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.
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