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Delightful Ocean/Beach Front - Budget Friendly with New Kitchen!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 10 nights

About the property

This oceanfront townhouse will easily and comfortably accommodate four guests.

Hawaii Tax ID: W-40905868-01

*INSTANT BOOK is AVAILABLE on reservations made more than 10 days in advance.*

Enjoy oceanfront views from your living room, kitchen, oceanfront bedroom and upstairs bathroom or while reading a book or enjoying a cool drink on your lanai. They don't allow units to be built this close to the ocean anymore - you can actually see turtles nibbling on the rocks or the yellow tangs in the aquamarine surf from your oceanfront bedroom. We supply everything you need indoors, designated parking 35 feet from front door, and this lovely 15+ acre complex boasts a newly refinished pool & deck area that's perfect for all ages AND three lovely and newly resurfaced tennis courts for which our guests can play for free. We're also less than 1/2 mile from world class snorkeling (Kahalu'u Beach Park; aka Snorkel or Turtle Beach) and less than 1/2 mile from the Keauhou Shopping Center where you'll find groceries, restaurants, medical care, theatre, drug stores and more. It's really perfectly wonderful!! Also, a complete kitchen remodel was just done in September 2016 so everything is brand new! (Pictures coming soon.) Still, our rates are set to entice those who might not normally budget for oceanfront. It's lovely and sweet!

Comparable refurbished and remodeled units run $25-$40 more per night during low season and $50-$75 more per night during Winter months. (See 145210 and 253989). This is a nice deal!

More Details

Owner
Sandy K.
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Reviewed in Trip Advisor on May 6, 2013





My husband and I with grandson Emilio had a most wonderful holiday at Kona, Hawaii. Staying at townhouse # 198 was wonderful. It is a very well situated unit. The ocean is not more than 25 feet away. Sitting out on the rear deck is a real pleasure. There was a beautiful plumeria tree which was in full bloom.

The view of the sun going down each night is truly wonderful. We even saw a whale in the distance. We loved to listen to the waves coming in and crashing on the rocks.



This unit is very well equipped with large screen TV/ cable, washer/dryer etc. As well the kitchen is well stocked up with everything needed. We appreciated having 2 bedrooms upstairs with a full bathroom. There is also a full bathroom downstairs.



My husband and I especially appreciated the warm welcome from Sandy & Jerry.



The complex itself is very well kept and includes a large outdoor pool.



We would recommend this unit to anyone who wants to have a restful holiday.
Mar 2013
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Amenities

Keauhou Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , Full Bathroom with sink, shower and toliet
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Includes tub/shower combo, sink, toliet - OF Views!
  • We provide initial supplies of bath soap, mini shampoo & conditioner, handsoap, tissue AND all towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Oceanfront Bedroom - 1 queen , Includes bed, dresser, nightstands and TV
    Non-Oceanfront Bedroom - 1 queen , Includes bed, dresser, nightstands, DESK, and TV
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Delightful Ocean/Beach Front - Budget Friendly with New Kitchen!
average rating of 4.6 based on 21 reviews
5

Another wonderful stay in this ideally situated townhouse

  • 5 of 5

Our time in Kona was marvelous and this townhouse is our go-to. Great location. We planned our Kona visit around the availability of this unit because we enjoyed it so much previously. We'll be back again! The immediate access to tide pools and secluded feel of the unit can't be beat. Morning coffee on the lanai, the surf and view from the main bedroom, an easy stroll to Kahalu'u snorkeling beach or walk to Keauhou shopping center, the Club landscaping and pool, Sandy and Kona resident manager Jeri...just a few of the reasons we make this our first choice for Kona visits.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay. Sandy K is a wonderful owner

  • 5 of 5

The condo is oerfect

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is just a great property. The description is right on! So close to the water and the turtles and yellow tangs are there to enjoy. Everything has been provided for you. The main floor is updated with that new kitchen and, although the bedrooms and bathroom upstairs may need some updating, they are pleasant, clean, and comfortable-the most important factors to me! The location can't be beat. It was so convenient for us. Kahuluu, a great snorkeling spot, is very close, and Place of Refuge for snorkeling and scuba diving is a short drive. It is super quiet there-except for the noise of the ocean outside your windows! Sandy was so helpful with my last minute request to stay there, and Jeri (on island manager) responded immediately when I needed some help. The two of them could not have been easier to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful view, quiet and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

So enjoyed our stay in the lovely condo. Sunset from the lanai were breath taking. Condo was well equipped and decorated. Property was beautifully maintained.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolute Gem!

  • 5 of 5

We had a magical 4 night stay here in March, which was not nearly long enough.

The only reason I was able to afford this place is because it's not "remodeled", which in the end doesn't matter even a little bit because it's very clean, well stocked, well kept and comfortable. Plus, you don't need fancy furnishings to enjoy the star of the show -- the ocean!! The description is not a joke, this is practically a beach house. You get to enjoy the sound of the waves from almost everywhere in the house. There is no better place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening sunset than right from this little unit. Sleeping to the sound of the waves in the master bedroom was also a real treat. Beyond the ocean, the unit had everything we otherwise needed to enjoy our vacation: comfortable beds, clean linens, beach towels, beach chairs, toys, a cooler, cooking utensils, etc

Though we didn't get to meet the owner, we did get to meet Sandy, who helps the owner with online bookings. Sandy and her family were really lovely people, especially her daughter who took my 2 year old under her wing. It was very sweet and we enjoyed getting to know them.

We've stayed in other units at the Surf and Racquet club, but this is by far the best one overall. I really hope they don't touch it so that I can come back again; if it were to get remodeled it would be way out of my price range! I highly recommend taking advantage of this wonderful unit, I promise you won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Sara: Thank you so much for the kind feedback! We try to set expectations appropriately so that people are happily surprised when they arrive and experience this wonderfully located unit. Clean with all the needed amenities plus that fantastic blue Pacific in the back yard and a friendly budget to correspond make both our guests and us happy. Now, the unit is likely going to see some renovation in the next year HOWEVER as a previous, very responsible guest...I'll keep the rates consistent for whenever YOU can come back. We enjoyed meeting and talking with the three of you and look forward to a next time!! Again, thanks for the honest review!! Sandy K.
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5

Ocean lullaby every night put baby to sleep!

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for our extended family of daughter, son-in-law, 10 mo. old grandson, my husband and myself. We really appreciated the privacy, the grounds, the direct access to tide pools, the onsite swimming pool, the short walk through private grounds (public access) to our favorite Kahalu'u snorkeling site. The sound of the ocean was amazing. It filled the townhouse and kept grandson snoozing soundly. Budget friendly and we appreciated that. The only bugs we encountered were the very tiny ants seeking moisture at bathroom sink faucets. We understand how difficult it is to keep all the critters out and for the price this was easily overlooked and wouldn't deter us from a return visit. We did keep all foodstuffs in secure plastic bins and were conscious of keeping the kitchen clean so as not to encourage cockroaches. We didn't encounter any! We loved the place. Fans and ocean breezes kept the TH cool and airy. Would definitely recommend. We'll be back and hope to use the master bedroom next time as we gave that over to daughter and family. That bedroom view was worth the price alone!

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, John & Kathleen: Thank you so much for being our guests in this townhouse and for sharing your experience with potential and future guests. You were truly a pleasure to work with and any owner/s would be lucky to have you stay in their home. We hope you can come back sometime; we'd be delighted to accommodate you ANY TIME! Thanks again, Sandy K.
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
(KOA) - Kona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Kona Country Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
Northern Tip of our Complex & Kahalu'u Beach Park
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Keauhou Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Dec 20 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
Ironman 2015
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 16 2017
9 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
10 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Whale Season
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning & Guest Supply $180
Tax Rate 13.42%

CANCELLATION POLICY and INTERNATIONAL TAX FEES

Credit Card - International Tax Fees
International Travelers will have international tax fees withheld from security deposit. For example: credit card processing for VRBO users in United States is 2.9%; international tax fees are an additional 2% totaling 4.9%. Guests using international card will have 2% of total credit card amount charged with-held from security deposit. No charge on domestic (US cards) regular 2.9%; charge on international tax fee only.


Cancellation Policy
Our formal cancellation policy is strict - there are NO refunds. Reservations cancelled 60 or more days prior to arrival can have deposit applied to another stay within one year of original arrival date. Cancellations less than 60 days have NO REFUND.


On an informal note, we understand that the unexpected can happen and would do our best to rebook any cancelled nights/days and try to offer a corresponding refund.

Guests agree to honor all details in RENTAL AGREEMENT upon payment for this rental.

Security Deposit Refunds are set to automatically refund within 7-14 days of check-out. Housekeeper will supply information of damage and corresponding receipts if and when necessary. We're lucky that this rarely occurs!

Cleaning & Guest Supply Fee - this covers departure out-cleaning & tax fee for housekeeper AND it also covers one time stocking for paper towels, toilet paper, soaps (laundry, dishwasher, dish, hand, bath), plastic wrap, garbage bags, baggies, glass cleaner, dryer sheets, etc. so that guests do not need to purchase these items independently.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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