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Oceanfront Wall Of Glass! Stunning View Of Banyan Surf Break! Banyan Tree 301

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

Oceanfront, 2 Bedrooms/2 bath condominium, large lanai, stunning ocean view

Breathtaking Oceanfront location! Located directly oceanfront at Banyan's surf break, yet located away from the beach park to offer a tranquil hideaway! A tropical hidden gem~ so quiet, so peaceful. No crowds ever found here! Tucked away in a quiet area, away from all life's craziness.

Banyan Tree 301 is a tropical dream Hawaiian Bucket List Destination. A Hawaiian oceanfront paradise, completely remodeled with breathtaking ocean views! Your flip flops are guaranteed to be knocked right off from the moment you open the front door! The ocean view is breathtaking! And you are so close to the ocean! The sunsets are amazing; you will be able to see turtles, dolphins, whales, tropical fish, and surfers all from this little slice of heaven. You can hear and see the ocean waves, they will lull you to sleep in your oceanfront Master Bedroom king size pillow top mattress every night. You have an ocean view from almost every room, all except the bathrooms.

Everything, and I mean everything, is new in this Kona vacation rental. For the aspiring chefs, there's a brand new kitchen here! We even made the kitchen a little wider to allow more space for the chef. ( An

d so that you can completely open the dishwasher) We moved the small water heater out of the kitchen (making more storage in kitchen! ) and moved it to the back of the condo and added a larger water heater - so no running out of hot water here! Sleep like a baby on the new pillow top King Size Bed in Master Bedroom. (There are sliding pocket doors that close for extra privacy, separating the master bedroom from living area. They recess into the wall when opened)

There are two twin pillow top beds in guest bedroom. Upon request, we will happily push together the two twins to create a king size bed. We also have a portable crib and a high chair for all our little VIP guests.

Gorgeous, original Hawaiian artwork throughout condo, three large- flat screen TV's in the living room and in both bedrooms. There is a large capacity washer/dryer in the unit, no trips to the laundromat needed.

The lanai is one of the largest at Banyan Tree and there are two bar height tables with five bar height captains chairs. (No looking through bars here to see that beautiful ocean view! ) The whole family can eat outside together and watch the surfers, sunsets, turtles, tropical fish, and whales in season.

Banyan Tree is a smaller complex of only 20 condos, so it never seems crowded. No getting up early here to run down to the oceanfront pool to place a towel on your chair to reserve your seat for the day! The oceanfront salt water pool is solar heated and has one of the best views in all of the Big Island! After a long day of sightseeing, enjoy a soak in the oceanfront hot tub and watch the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. There are grills and an outdoor shower located adjacent to the pool area. There is an elevator that services the building and BT 301 has its own reserved parking space in the covered garage. (Easy in, easy out!)

There is FREE long distance to mainland USA and to Canada and FREE password protected WiFi. We have over 200 channels including several Premium movie channels. There is a Xbox-360 with one controller, just bring your favorite games. We provide boogie boards, beach chairs, beach umbrella, coolers, beach towels, and even sand toys for your outings to all of those beautiful Big Island beaches.

Banyan Tree 301 is a perfect honeymoon destination. Also spacious enough for two couples traveling together or families (with kids). If you are attending a Big Island convention, 301 is located approximately two miles from either Kailua-Kona or the Keauhou area.

If you should have any questions regarding the Big Island or Banyan Tree 301, please do not hesitate to contact Candace. Mahalo Nui Loa for your interest in our Hawaiian Oceanfront Hale.

HAWAII TAX I.D. # GE140845056001

More Details

Candace Remington Spinali
Member since: 2007
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
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Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2018

About Candace Remington Spinali

Aloha! We are Michael and Candace Spinali from Tucson, Arizona. (We recently relocated from sunny San Diego) Michael is a native from San Diego and Candace grew up in Michigan. We enjoy our little slice of paradise at Banyan Tree and we are very active as owners of a vacation rental. We have been married for 28 years and we have two sons. Our oldest son is Michael and he is enrolled in graduate school at SDSU for Electrical/Computer Engineer Major. Our youngest son Cole attends The Wildcat Academy of Engineering at The University of Arizona. (Thus the reason we live in Tucson and left America's Finest City San Diego) We feel very blessed to own our vacation home and to be able to share it with families from around the world!

Candace Remington Spinali purchased this condo in 2014

Why Candace Remington Spinali chose Kailua-Kona

Why did we purchase this Kona Oceanfront vacation home? That is an easy question to answer ~ THE VIEW! We also own another condo at Banyan Tree, #204 since 2007. We chose the Big Island Oceanfront because the water clarity for snorkeling/scuba diving is incredible, so many amazing restaurants, we love the people who live there, the convenient location of Banyan Tree, and we especially love NO CROWDS! Someday in the next few years, Michael and Candace hope to reside on The Big Island! It is truly a special place that we hold near and dear to our hearts. We have so many happy family memories of bringing our two sons here since they were just little guys running around in diapers. We hope that the memories you create on the Big Island are as special as they are for us!

What makes this condo unique

Why did we fall in love with our Kona oceanfront condo? Easy to answer, THE VIEW! Once you see the view, you will understand why. It is breathtaking! From the time you open the front door, you will walk into a brand new condo with one of the best ocean views you have ever seen! We have a 'must have list' ~ the master bedroom must have have an ocean view as well as a king bed (Michael is very tall). We like large, open spaces that allow our family to be together comfortably. ( Seating for everyone ) The pool has to be oceanfront and have a view. With Banyan 301, you get all that and more.


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Custom glass vessel sink with River Flow faucets
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Tropical rainforest shower,custom sink, new cabinets,granite
  • Two highly upgraded baths with tub/shower combination. Tropical rainfall showers with inset mosaic glass tile, granite slab counter tops, as well as vessel sinks with river flow faucets.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Gorgeous master bedroom with ocean view. Pillow top king bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two pillowtop twin beds that can be pushed together-KING BED
  • There is a portable crib for our little VIP guests. There is a queen sleeper sofa in the living area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Come enjoy our Kona Oceanfront vacation home. We provide everything that you could possibly need for a great stay. We even provide beach chairs, a beach umbrella, coolers, beach towels, and sand toys! Come enjoy island time, no worries!


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Oceanfront Wall Of Glass! Stunning View Of Banyan Surf Break! Banyan Tree 301
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews

Sensational Vacation Rental

  • 5 of 5

The best vacation, ever! Wow, what a beautiful condo that is located right on the ocean and I mean on the ocean! Sparkling clean and decorated and furnished to the 9’s, Candace’s vacation rental is the bomb. The kitchen has every appliance and gadget known to man. You want to make frozen Mai Tai’s, there is a high speed blender. You want to BBQ steaks, there is a gas grill by the gorgeous pool. The place is vacation nirvana. Washer/Dryer, dishwasher, secure parking, big televisions with tons of cable channels, FREE long distance to Canada…WOW!!! The atmosphere is true Hawaii, swaying palm trees, crystal blue water, white sand. I traveled with a group of three families and we all stayed at Banyan Tree. The location is perfect, not too close to town (very quiet) but close enough to still enjoy all of the fantastic restaurants and shopping that old Kona has to offer. If you book at Banyan Tree, definitely try to get a unit on the second or third floor. The people on the 4th floor were always complaining about the heat and the 1st floor is parking. Our unit was cool and comfortable and had wonderful trade winds blowing through all day and night. I just can’t say enough about Banyan Tree and Candace the owner. You will not be disappointed renting from Candace.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Jan for taking time out of your daily schedule to write such a kind review! I also love that Banyan Tree is close to charming downtown Kona yet far enough away ( 2 miles ) to be secluded and uncrowded. I love the setting, the ocean view, and the sandy coves located nearby. ( Walking distance! Wahoo! ) It is a great place to unwind, slow down, and enjoy old Hawaii as it should be! You were an amazing guest that I hope to have return someday! Mahalo Nui Loa, Candace
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25th Anniversary With A Spectacular Ocean View!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I decided to celebrate our 25th anniversary in Hawaii! When we arrived at the vacation rental, we both broke into our happy dance. WOW! The interior is stunning. It is for sure the nicest condo we have ever stayed in.The king bed in the master bedroom is heavenly. The large lanai acutally has not just chairs, but tables and chairs. We dined on the lanai every chance that we got. The view is AMAZING! I must have taken over 500 photos of just the view. The sunsets are breathtaking. We loved our stay at 301 and will for sure return again.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Lexi for taking the time to submit your wonderful review and congratulations your 25 years of marriage! I also love to dine on the lanai. It is so nice to have chairs and tables on a large lanai to dine oceanfront! There is nothing quite so romantic as dining by the ocean with the one you love, with a spectacular ocean view and the sound of the waves.... tropical paradise! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to having you back! Mahalo Nui Loa, Candace
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Brisbane, Queensland. Australia

Well appointed and a stunning outlook.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is decorated in a Hawaiian theme which makes you feel you are right in it. Everything is in the apartment from glassware, crockery, water sports play stuff, snorkels, boogie boards etc

Beds are extremely comfortable, however the lighting in the 2nd bedroom is quite dim and the main bathroom small with shower in bath.

The BIG draw card for this apartment is the ocean views, sunsets are unbelievable so you will not be disappointed by staying here.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Else for taking the time to submit your review. I am not sure which bathroom is the main bathroom because both of our baths are very large, over 150 square feet each with 8 foot ceilings. All baths are highly upgraded with glass vessel sinks, granite counter tops, and brand new tropical cabinetry. I think I should visit Brisbane, Australia as you must have really big bathrooms! I am really sorry the light was not bright enough for you in the guest bedroom but here in Hawaii we are required to use energy saving light bulbs which is really great for the environment . We are so happy that you enjoyed our luxury Tommy Bahama inspired tropical furnishings and the panoramic ocean view! Mahalo Nui Loa, Candace
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Nice condo with unparalleled view

  • 4 of 5

Condo was perfect for our family of four. View is outstanding, nice facilities, and close enough to Kona activities without being too close.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Brian! Mahalo for taking the time to write your review. I am so happy that you had a wonderful vacation. The view of Banyan Surf is breathtaking from the lanai! ( And the living room, the kitchen, the master bedroom!) I hope to have you back! With Aloha, Candace
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Clean, fresh, updated and well decorated in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

No glitches, all worked as indicated and planned. Painless logistics. Great non crowded surf break and snorkeling right in front of the lanai.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking time to submit your review! Banyan Tree is truly a Hawaiian Hidden Gem. There are only 20 condos so it never feels crowded, the views are breathtaking, and it is located conveniently to shopping, restaurants, snorkeling, relaxing! You were a fantastic guest that I hope to have return! Mahalo Nui Loa, Candace
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Oceanfront, well appointed condo

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the incredible view from the balcony of this unit. Watching the surfers, enjoying the sunsets, and listening to the sound of the ocean. The condo is well equipped, including very comfortable beds with nice linens.

Everything you need from beach chairs to coolers is included. Looking forward to returning for future visits. Candace was a great host!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Toni for taking the time out of your daily schedule to write you review. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and THAT VIEW!!! Can you believe how close you are to the ocean? I guaranteed that it would knock your flip flops right off!!! Glad you enjoyed the Tommy Bahama Beach chairs, umbrella, and coolers for your beach days! ( And the Big Island has so many beautiful beaches ) You were awesome guests and I look forward to your return! Mahalo Nui Loa, Candace
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Don's Mai Tai Bar ( The Royal Kona Resort )
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Da Poke Shack
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
White Sands Beach
Car: recommended

Located directly oceanfront in a neighborhood south of downtown Kona; the surrounding area is peaceful, and lush. Amazing sounds of the ocean waves rolling in the Kona Coast shoreline and the views up toward the mauka hills covered with coffee bushes! This is the perfect Kona oceanfront location close to downtown Kona, as well as the Keauhou shopping center, with all of the fantastic restaurants, shopping, and entertainment, but also several grocery stores, WalMart and even a Costco close by. You are directly oceanfront, with nothing between you and the blue Pacific ocean. Unobstructed, panoramic ocean views.The Banyan Tree is centrally located on the sunny side of the Big Island in the town of Kailua-Kona. Right next door is a small sandy beach where the local surfers enter the water to access the famed Banyan surf site to surf and boogie board.

Historic Alii Drive is right out front and great for an walk along the ocean. Magic Sands beach is less than a mile away. Kahalu'u Beach is only two miles and is an easy to access snorkeling spot where you can see beautiful reefs and abundant sea life. It is also a friendly place to learn to surf. Perfect beaches such as Hapuna Beach and Kua Bay are to the north and Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park and Captain Cooks monument lie to the south. Also to the south is Two Step Beach, which is located just north of Pu’u Honua O Honaunau National Historic Park, which is a perfect snorkeling spot to explore the crystal clear waters of Kona’s coast. The famous Da Poke Shack is within a block and within a few miles there are tasty restaurants including including Jackie Reys, Splashers Grill, Island Lava Java, TJ's Barbecue and the Fish Hopper. Suoer J's which has been visited by Guy Fieri is just don the road. KTA Supermarket is only a few miles south on Alii Drive in Keauhou. Snorkel Bob's, an easy place to rent your snorkel gear, is also blocks away.

Some of the best surfers are surfing right in front of The Banyan Tree Complex. There is a small convenience store across the street. The ocean has amazing clarity in Kona and the snorkeling is spectacular. You can snorkel in front of the condo or go to a protected reef/cove if the waves are too large located 1.5 south of the condo. It is the Kahaluu Beach Park and it is a black sand beach with amazing snorkeling. If peace, quiet, beautiful views are what you desire for your stay on The Big Island, look no further, you have found your vacation home in paradise!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 13.41%

*Reserved garage parking is FREE. FREE WiFi. Long distance to Canada and Mainland USA is FREE, in unit washer/dryer
*No check in or check out on Holidays. I like my staff to be able to celebrate these special days with their families.
*This is a non-smoking unit. Primary renter must be at least 30 years old.
*The $150 cleaning fee includes a guest starter kit which includes : dishwasher detergent, dish washing soap, laundry detergent, laundry dryer sheets and spot removal treatment, toilet paper, paper towels, cleaning supplies, body soap, and hand soap.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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