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Heart of Kona, Full Ocean View, Free Parking and Internet, New Kitchen & Bath!

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

NEW for 2017 - Lovely renovated kitchen and bathroom, ultra-secure keypad lock system! Relax on our large, covered, private third floor lanai while watching the spinner dolphins, whales breech (in season) boats and other activities in the ocean or happenings on Alii Drive. YES, OUR CONDO HAS A BEAUTIFUL DIRECT OCEAN VIEW!!!! Right in the heart of Kailua Kona, you're only steps away from oceanfront shops, restaurants and the waterfront!

Newly decorated, our lovely condo is fully equipped with everything you need in a home away from home for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months. The romantic bedroom offers a california king bed and plenty of closet storage. In the living room is a fold out queen sofa. Quality linens are provided and the unit also has a new HE washer and dryer for your convenience.

Kona Plaza is a four floor quiet condo community with elevators and free secure covered garage parking.

We do not have hidden fees and recently saved a lucky traveler almost $200 by renting with us!

Combining warm aloha with Southern hospitality, we offer you a wonderful vacation experience!

Keywords: fully equipped condo, heart of Kailua Kona, direct ocean view from our third floor condo lanai, Alii Dr, ten minutes from Kona airport (KOA)

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Jinger

My husband and I fell in love with the Big Island while honeymooning in Kona in 2004. We bought a home near Southpoint in 2007 and purchased our Kona condo in 2011. We combine warm aloha with southern hospitality and strive to exceed your expectations!

Jinger purchased this condo in 2011

Why Jinger chose Kona Coast

The minute I walked into our Kailua Kona condo and saw the gorgeous ocean view, I knew this was the place for us! We are right in the middle of everything and enjoy leisurely walks by the bay, to the shops and to a variety of restaurants.

What makes this condo unique

There are so many wonderful things we enjoy about our Kailua Bay Hideaway! The view of the ocean from our lanai, watching the dolphins play, the cruise ships and activities in the water, the convenience of being in the heart of Kona and in walking distance of everything, the variety of restaurants and shops, the pool, being beside the Mokuaikaua Church and across the street from Hulihee Palace! What's not to love?

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a wonderful place. Coffee on the lanai was the best.
Apr 2014
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Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hairdryer provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large California King bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold-out sofa in living room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size fold out couch (1), Queen size inflatable mattress (1), Flip mattress (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Heart of Kona, Full Ocean View, Free Parking and Internet, New Kitchen & Bath!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 95 reviews

Central place downtown Kona well equipped

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, loved the view from the Lanai and the central location. Just walk into Kona and many restaurants and shops. Apartment was beatifully decorated. We met the cleaning lady on our way in, she was very helpful. Very well equiped place and kitchen. Contact with Jinger was fast and friendly. Deposit was returned quick. Property is well maintained.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in Kona

  • 5 of 5

Condo was wonderfully located! It was very clean, nicely decorated and had everything we needed. We enjoyed breakfast and dinner on the lanai watching the ocean.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

Finally got around to entering my review after the busy holiday. This is the second time vacationing on the Big island for me and my wife and we decided to stay at Jinger and Rodger's condo again. We found the condo to be perfect and convenient in the heart of Kona where we can walk everywhere. As my wife is a triathlete, she would walk down and join the other swimmers down at the pier. The one day I watch from the lanai with the binoculars. Another day I saw a lot of dolphins. Aside the convenience, the kitchen had all we needed to eat in when we wanted to. The condo is clean and well kept. We will be staying here again the next time we vacation on the Big Island. Thank you Jinger and Rodger for sharing your home. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Lovely Little Gem in the Heart of Kona!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we got to the Boise, ID airport, the snow started falling. Our plane had mechanical problems, we were put on a different flight. That flight was delayed. Long story short, we got into KOA very late. An hour in line for our car. Then the rain started. But after following the great directions we were given, at last we arrived at our destination. It was love at first sight!! Everything was spotless and very well decorated. Jinger thought of everything!! The bed was very comfortable. Every morning we enjoyed coffee on the lanai and every night we watched the sunset. We were so close to all the restaurants we wanted to try. Happy hour at Hugo's on the Rocks was a favorite. As a side note, it was a little noisy first thing in the morning as the business in Kona were getting ready for the day, but nothing we couldn't deal with. We hope to return as soon as we can.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your kind words Barbara! We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the comforts of our warm aloha "home away from home". We hope to welcome you back soon with our return ohana discount! Stay warm, Jinger and Roger
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This was a wonderful Big Island get-away location!!

  • 4 of 5

We really are impressed with the lovely condo that we enjoyed staying in for 6 days. It was immaculate when we walked through the door; It was beautifully decorated with the perfect tropical feel; The kitchen, bathroom and go to the beach needs were very well stocked with everything we needed to make our stay perfect. The king bed was so comfortable. We were glad for the close proximity to the middle of town attractions of Kona, and yet very quiet and peaceful . We could walk to just about everywhere we wanted to go for dinners' out. We watched dolphins jumping in the bay from the lanai , and great snorkeling was available nearby! We hope to be able to return again soon to this great place. Thanks Jinger and Roger for allowing us to enjoy a sweet getaway here on The Big Island!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well maintained, clean, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The property had everything that we needed in our home away from home. The kitchen was well stocked, the bathroom was clean and newly remodeled and the condo included many items that we needed throughout our stay. The location was perfect as we could walk everywhere and the condo was not noisy. We highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nightly Rate
Apr 12 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.42%

Cleaning fee $80.00

Our State of Hawaii tax ID number is W29195451-01. We collect the required General Excise Tax of 4.166% and the Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax of 9.25%, which totals 13.416%.

Special note for Ironman Championships: Stays during the annual Ironman competition are a two week minimum. Dates are subject to change. Please contact us directly for Ironman rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Kona Farmers' Market
Kona Town Tavern
Hulihee Palace
Kailua Village Farmer's Market
"Short walk from Kona Plaza to the market for fresh air and fresh fruit"
Mokuaikaua Church
"Located next to Kona Plaza and overlooked by the 3rd and 4th floor BBQ decks is Hawaiis firs..."
Kua Bay Beach Park
Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA)
Big Island Grill
"Great local spot, good food reasonably priced! "
"Try the Lilikoi Cheesecake or Toasted Coconut ice cream"
Kailua Pier
Beautiful Kailua Bay
Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor
Sam Choy's Kai Lanai
"Our favorite restaurant with fabulous view! "
Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA)
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Kuakini Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Pancho and Lefty's
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Kamakahonu Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Hawaii Scenic Byway
Nearest Point of Interest
Village Inn Shops
Nearest Point of Interest
Mokuaikaua Church
Car: not necessary

Stay in the heart of historic Kailua-Kona with a beautiful ocean view. Walk to shops, restaurants, beach and pier. The first Christian church built in Hawaii, Mokuaikaua, is next door to the complex and can be viewed from the the third and fourth floor sundecks. It's a beautiful church and still holds regular church services. The Hulihe'e Palace, previously the vacation home of Hawaiian royalty, is located across the street from Kona Plaza on Ali'i Drive. It's now a museum run by the Daughters of Hawaii and frequently events are held on the ocean-side lawn. The Farmer's Market is a short walk from the condo on Ali'i, offering fresh tropical fruits, souvenirs, homemade items and clothing.


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