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The Casa De Emdeko No Stairs, Casa is a non-smoking complex

Bedrooms 1
Space 736 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 28 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

The casa de emdeko is a very special place. People who have come here in the past keep coming back, some every year for over twenty years. The owners and guests are very friendly and you can make lifelong friends here. Yet if you want a quiet romantic dinner this too is possible. The cabana serves coffee in the morning and in the evening is a great place to barbeque your dinner and watch the sunset and maybe even a green flash if you are lucky. There are two swimming pools on the property with one so close to the ocean it is salty sometimes from the waves coming over the wall. The private beach is a wonderful place to get a good tan or catch up on that nap (i mean book you wanted to read). The tide pool is a great place to see eels in the evening around sunset, over the years people have taught them there will be food. They like chicken bones the best. Yes, some of them have names 'fury' and 'rose' are the red ones (the color of red wine) but they only come around if you have fish to feed them. Bob will come up on the rocks if you throw the food in the right place. You can sometimes see the manta rays if the surf is mellow, over by the fire-lane on the north side.

Now about our unit. Only a few units can say that they have no stairs, ours is one. It is on the south-side, so you are in the shade on the lanai in the mornings. Back by the dolphin fountain, so you are away from the noise of the swimming pools and cabana when in the unit. We are also very very close to the laundry-room area. There is not a change machine or a place to buy soap, but the deli up front does have soap and change for customers.

We have free WiFi for our guests, encrypted so you are not sharing with anyone, or having to find one that is not encrypted, or you can direct connect if you like. The appliances in our unit are new, fridge, stove, dishwasher and disposer. We have been living there for the last two years so they are really nice. The phone has free long distance to the mainland.

More Details

Jolene and Jeff Hanline
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

Why Jolene and Jeff Hanline chose Kona Coast

We fell in love with the Casa the first time we stayed there and want to retire there.

What makes this condo unique

We live 1.2 miles from the Casa and can be there in less than 5 minutes if there is any problem. We lived in our unit for two years (not many owners have spent more than a month here and there in theirs), so we know it inside and out.


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 736 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Two sinks, shower, and commode. Two doors make for easy access from the bedroom or from the living room.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • One queen-size bed and one sofa with regular queen-size hide-a-bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(32 traveler reviews)

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The Casa De Emdeko No Stairs, Casa is a non-smoking complex
average rating of 4.4375 based on 32 reviews

Just Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 2 glorious weeks in Hawaii at Casa De Emdeko. The property was everything we hoped and more. The condo was equipped with everything we needed and was clean and inviting. Jolene the owner was terrific and was always there for us from picking us up at the airport to helping with directions. The location was perfect for us. The grounds were beautifully landscaped with lush plants and flowers. We had 2 pools one of which was salt water overlooking the ocean. We rarely ate out as the property had 3 grills which we used regularly which gave us the opportunity to meet and chat with other people staying at the complex. We were looking for quiet and private and that is exactly what we go.

I am very glad I found Jolene and Casa De Emdeko and will recommend it anyone visiting the Big Island.

Vicki & Herb Specht

Wabamun, Alberta, Canada

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Paul, MN

Pretty condo in a waterfront complex

  • 5 of 5

. . . in a terrific location! Near downtown Kailua-Kona yet walking distance to a couple of local beaches, and roughly midpoint between Two Step and Manini'owali Beach. It's a small complex with easy access to the units, and great to find a ground level place. We liked it so much, we were grateful to be able to come back to it after our five days in Volcano. Thanks, Janine!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location & Excellent Description of Property

  • 5 of 5

My daughter stayed here for her graduation gift. Since she didn't have a car, the public transportation was very convenient to get around. They enjoyed the nearby beaches, town, food options, and the activities were easy to get to. They went snorkeling off the boat and rented jet skis. It was a short visit but they thoroughly enjoyed it. They were very comfortable in the Casa de Emdeko and it was everything listed in the description. The bed was comfortable and the kitchen and bathroom were a nice size. She even said that she wants to go back some day and would stay there again. I am even thinking of planning a trip for myself there because she liked it that much!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Always an Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is my third time staying in this condo and each time is better than the last. The condo has everything needed to help you enjoy your stay. Snorkel, boogie boards, noodles, chairs, coolers, umbrella, and many other amenities, including a kitchen with all utensils needed. The grounds are very nice with two pools to choose from, and the neighbors, whether residence or fellow visitors, are friendly and welcoming. Thank you Jolene for making my stay wonderful again!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tracy, You are a wonderful guest, and please remind me when you book again who you are (I remember faces better than names) and I will give you a $5 a night discount. It was very nice to meet you this year and I hope to see you again next year. Jolene
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Nice and well equipped unit.

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice vacation in Hawaii, the Casa De Emdeko is a great place to stay. This unit is not a freshly renovated one, so your expectations need to be set accordingly. It is equipped very well, with all the stuff you may have forgotten to bring with you and more. The pools and the gardens are well kept and inviting. We would stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We love Casa and Jolene and Jeff's place was great.

  • 4 of 5

We were acquainted with Casa a few years ago when my family stayed there. This year we too rented a spot at Casa for our entire 3 week vacation. The Hanline's suite is on the main floor facing the north so it does not get the direct sun - which is nice on those warm Hawaiian days. The suite is well furnished and equipped with everything necessary for cooking meals, cleaning up and vacationing (including some beach chairs, umbrella, boogie boards, water shoes etc.) . The suite was clean with fresh linens etc. Jolene was great about responding promptly to any questions we had prior to our arrival as well as when we were there.

Casa has a wonderful little beach area and a fantastic salt water pool right along the rock beach wall. The ocean front is not accessible for swimming so this pool is a wonderful asset to Casa. We like to walk along the rocky shore north of the property and dig in the coral and shell rocks looking for treasures when the tide allows. Casa is located only a couple miles out of Kailua Kona. Its an easy and enjoyable walk especially early in the day. Many people make it a daily ritual to walk along Alii Drive.

Staying in Kona is best if you rent a vehicle. There is so much to see on the Island that it makes it worth while and at the end of any excursion - its always nice to come "home" to Casa. We went whale watching with Hang Loose tours and found them to be very reasonable and delivered what we signed up for. We watched several whales for quite awhile in close proximity. We toured to the Volcano, South Point, Green Sands, North to Hawi and to the Pololu lookout - each were breath taking! our favourite restaurant is Splashers, at the beginning of Alii drive, where the service is great and the prices are reasonable. (being on a Canadian travelers budget they allowed us to share meals at no extra charge and were more than accommodating to allow this. Breakfast includes the coffee which is another bonus! Huggo's is a nice place to put your feet in the sand and have a happy hour cocktail and some fish tacos or sliders.

The common area is equipped with several great barbecues to cook evening meals and many of the vacationers enjoy their meals under the gas lit torches. If you don't come with friends you will probably make a few by the time you leave. It is a real community and everyone at Casa; the workers,

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Kona Airport (KOA)
Car: recommended

There is a deli on site for quick eats and drinks. In the evenings while watching the sunset on the private beach you can toss some chicken bones into the tide pools and watch the eels come up and have dinner.


Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2017-2018
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 15 2018
28 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.42%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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