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Ocean View *Best Price Guarantee* Royal Sea Cliff #1 Resort KONA, 5 STAR, Wi-Fi

Bedrooms Studio
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

King Studio Full Kitchen A/C Parking Wi-Fi Sleeps 3 Spacious 600 S.F. Ocean View


An architectural masterpiece that cascades down from an ancient lava-flow bluff to a wide swath of the best pristine oceanfront in Hawaii. Ocean views of Local Fisherman, Cruise Ships, Whales and Dolphins, Surfers, and Parasailing. With over 7 tropical acres, your apartment is an oasis of privacy and peacefulness.


Many love the easy and level stroll, run or bike to the historic center of Kona. Hint: try the 2 dollar town “trolley”. Where the iconic early stone Church and the Queens Palace stand. And plenty of good shopping, restaurants, bars, live entertainment and a lively farmers and crafts market in the center of town. You are close to Hawaii’s famous Gold Coast, Kohala with fashionable mall shopping and acres of golf courses.

HOME AWAY FROM HOME (and free wireless)

Your King Studio apartment is a private end unit with Central Air Condition, free Wi-Fi, free Phone calls to anywhere in the U.S.and gated Indoor Parking. It’s just been refurbished and with its 9’ plus high ceilings and large Lanai (Porch) it feels quite spacious. A welcome kit of soaps and paper products makes you first days very convenient.

A full-size Kitchen and Dining Bar is stocked with appliances and utensils. A large Refrigerator, Microwave, Dishwasher, and Stove with a large Oven. The full length Closet and dressing area has a convenient Washer/Dryer and a separate Vanity area. The full-sized bathtub/shower has it's own private room. The apartment is Wheel-Chair accessible.

You’ll certainly be spending a lot of time on the Lanai, with its tropical garden and horizon ocean views. There is a wet bar with sink to rinse your sandy swimwear and sandals off. And a nice patio set with four chairs for refreshing dining. Along with a couple of nice lounge chairs.


The resort is constantly being refreshed and maintained, it feels so tropical. You can walk the central gardens with palms, mangoes, and a stream with waterfalls and pools along your way. There are beautiful vantage points over the gardens. As you reach the Ocean, there are two large swimming pools directly on the Ocean Front. Both have dressing room facilities, and new in-ground jetted spa, sauna, and a cabana for covered dining and with your choice of gorgeous fresh water or salt water large swimming pools.

There are 2 professional BBQ areas, Ping Pong Table, an exclusive Tennis Court, plus a Game Room. Also a computer with a printer for free.


Included are Four Free weekly Activities. Monday afternoon, there is live Entertainment. Tuesday is a live performance and Free local foods and drinks. Thursday is movie night with free snacks and Friday morning is free Lei making, breakfast treats and live entertainment

Cultural and Island information seminars take place mornings near the front lobby.


Summer Rates, $20.00 less a night than last year. WHAT! in one of the best resorts on the island full of amenities and walking distance to Kona, on a wide pristine coast.

It’s the best pricing in the complex. Guaranteed!

*I guarantee that my apartments are the lowest priced in Royal Sea Cliff Resort (RSC) when you reserve. If you find a lower price at another RSC unit I will match that price, if you provide the details about the unit and it still is available within 3 days of your reservation. And it has the same times/conditions as my apartment

Call or e-mail Tom Kahl today.

More Details

Tom Kahl
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Korean
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017

About Tom Kahl

After college at Pennsylvania State University, I started from scratch, a successful outdoor store called Outdoor Experience. Ironically, except for leading trips and teaching windsurfing, it kept me away from the outdoors.

I sold it and moved to the San Francisco Bay area.

I invested in homes in San Francisco, Ca. and Park City, Utah.

Loving the outdoors and nature naturally drew me to Hawaii.

It's so special, no where else on earth combines Fun, Excitement, and Beauty with a perfect year-round Climate.

Tom Kahl purchased this condo in 2012

Why Tom Kahl chose Kona Coast

I searched the Kona Coast with the best agents in Kona, Kona Resort Properties. Royal Sea Cliff Resort, has the best of all worlds. Beautiful maintained and superly designed and on best part of the Ocean and Coast. It is the closest Resort to Kona, (easy walk) that still feels like a tropical paradise.

What makes this condo unique

This Architecture is the best of the modern styles. It works so well with the Land and the Ocean, and the ancient Lava Flow Bluff. Though the buildings look imposing, they are not over 25' tall at any one place. Only a few Studios were built, and are special since they are always at the end of the wings, surrounded on three sides with lush tropical vegetation. Very private and very peaceful.


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Separate dressing area from toilet tub room, so two people can use it at once. Full size bathtub and shower over it.
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double
  • King Bed, with a view of the Ocean. New Full size bed just added. this is not a 'skinny mat. pull-out it has a full 9" thick mattress, just as thick as the king bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Always, No Hassel Refunds or Credits given for all Cancellations. Ask About details


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Ocean View *Best Price Guarantee* Royal Sea Cliff #1 Resort KONA, 5 STAR, Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews

Perfect location and condo.

  • 5 of 5

First of all let's just say that Tom is the perfect VRBO owner out there. He answers to questions super fast, and always ready to help in any ways.

The condo was clean except small ants colony but there was already traps there to take care of it. The condo is also well furnished. The view of the ocean was blocked by all the trees out there, but we were at a 2 min walk to a beautiful area to view the ocean.

The pools were clean and almost always empty, so a very good spot to go relax before your activities.

The location of the condo in Kona is perfect, you have included parking and you're close to everything in Kona. Of course you'll need a car to visit the rest of the big island, but your location is perfect.

The AC is super efficient, so don't leave it running for no reason, even if it gets very hot in the room, it will take 2 min to cool it off, so be green and leave it off when not needed.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha to my very nice guest, I agree that the 2 large swimming pools are great and my apartment's location is perfect. Thanks for acknowledging how nice and clean my apartment was, that thanks goes to my nice housekeeper. And how good of repair that I keep it. I appreciate the comments, I do have my apartment treated with a safe bug controls. And the fast growing beautiful gardens do sometimes grow up. They have been trimmed now and you can see the ocean from my apartment. David was a great guest and he is welcome back at any time at my best rates. Sincerely, Tom Kahl Owner
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Great value for your dollar

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Tom for our lovely stay in your condo. This condo has lots of room for two people to enjoy their time in Hawaii. The bed is a king size bed and a bit firm which we liked. The kitchen was well stocked with all things that you need. The large lanai provided lots of room for sitting out for meals or playing cards or just enjoying the lovely surroundings. This condo is an end unit so it was very quiet which we liked. We enjoyed the lovely sunsets every night. There is lots of parking provided. The walk to town is a bit long for us so we would always drive. There are many restaurants and shopping opportunities a short drive away. This condo was a good value especially for our Canadian dollar as this is high season in Hawaii right now. People are very friendly at this resort and in the town of Kona. We never felt worried about touring the island. We always felt very safe where we were. Tom is an excellent owner. He was always available for any problems that could come up. I accidentally locked the safe incorrectly one day and he was very quick to help remedy the situation. He's a kind man and always encourages you to call him for any problems at all. Mahalo Tom and thank you for our two weeks in Hawaii.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Tom was easy to work with. We live local and I will definitely rent his property to my visiting friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Comfortable Condo Close to Everything In Kona

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a comfortable studio condo with access to resort amenities that's a short drive to everything on the Kona Coast, then this is the place. This unit has a wonderful view, a comfy lanai, nice kitchen, king bed, air conditioning, and laundry machines in the unit. Everything was very clean and Tom was very fast responding to any questions I had. The condo was 5 minutes from Kona, 15 from the airport, 15 to Keauhou, and roughly 1.5 hrs to the northern and southern tips on the island. The grounds were gorgeous, parking was a breeze, and the entire stay is hassle free. Truely a relaxing place to stay, close to everything, and you'll know you're in good hands if you have any issues with Tom just a call or email away. Thanks again for our stay Tom, Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Aloha!!!

  • 4 of 5

Clean, well appointed, great Host communication. My parents loved thier 75th birthday gift. Overall they loved the property and its location. The only negative comment they made were uncomfortable pillows.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha to my wonderful guests and to Megan, Megan gifted her parents this wonderful vacation. Thank-you for the nice note to me, saying that they loved my apartment. And had a great time at Royal Sea Cliff Resor. I have 3 pillows on the bed and extra ones of different plumpness in the closet. And I replace them regularly. Megan and her parents are welcome back at any time at my best rates. Tom
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Wonderful place to stay in Kona

  • 5 of 5

Our family, my husband, my daughter and I recently visited Kona, Hawaii for 5 days. We stayed at the owner's apartment in Royal Sea Cliff Resort. We were happy and enjoy every moment we stayed here. The apartment and Resort offered us the right combination of convenience, clean, relaxing, calm and beauty of the nature with wonderful sound and view of the ocean. My husband is a photographer, we captured most of the beauty here with our camera and in our heart. They all becomes part of our memory now. We will certainly thinking coming back other time or recommend to our friends. Although we have no chance to meet Tom Kahl, the owner, during our visit. He gave us very detailed instructions before our stays. We really felt at home in Kona. Thanks Tom!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lava Tube Cave
Hulihe'e Palace
Hiilawe Falls
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mauna Loa Village
Nearest Motorway
Alii Drive
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Jackie's Ohana Grill
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Kahalu'u Beach
Car: recommended

Located right on Alii Drive which is Kona's life-blood, everything happens on Alii Drive. It is an easy level walk to the town center. Along the way see art galleries, coves with booming waves, restaurants, and many unique shops. Don't miss the Stone Church, Queens Palace, or the year-round market. Don't miss coffee farm tours.


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
Pre-Sale Spring Break 2017
Apr 3 2017 - May 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 24 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Pre-Season Sale
Sep 7 2017 - Oct 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
IRONMAN 10Day 10/6-10/19
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 16 2017
10 night minimum stay
Fall 17' Early-Bird Sale
Oct 17 2017 - Dec 20 2017
6 night minimum stay
Your Second Summer
Dec 21 2017 - Apr 1 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Tax Rate 13.42%

Always, no hassle refunds or credits given for every cancellation. Ask for details. State of Hawaii evidence of taxes paid- TA (GA) 006-044-1576-01
Kona Rents is Certified Compliant for Credit Card Security.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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