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Ocean Views & Pleasant Mountain Breezes On The Kona Coast - BOOK ONLINE!

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Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

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5 - 10 nights


Kailua-Kona House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7


LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! 11.5 Miles South of Kona Airport. 2 miles to Magic Sands Beach, 3.5 Miles to Kailua Kona Village. In quiet Sea View Circle neighborhood.

Bright and welcoming. Mountain Breezes and Ocean Views! This place is designed for people who want to hear the birds sing and feel the soft trade winds breathe on their sun-kissed skin. For those who want to smell the sweetness of the plumeria's and delight in the exotic palms almost an arms reach from your lanai.

From serene sunsets to exciting live volcanic eruptions, the Big Island has it all and Kona Seaviews is ideally situated for all of your fun Kona adventures. Just 300 feet in elevation up from the best snorkel beach in Kona (Kahaluu) where sea turtles are often seen sunning themselves on the shore and 20 minutes to the most pristine golf course you can imagine, where the wild Peacocks and Nene birds are free to roam.

The Kona Seaviews are the best part of a newer Hawaiian home (built in 2003) situated in one of Kona's most authentic Hawaiian neighborhoods. Your ohana has it's own entrance and the only thing you share is the laundry room, with Dianne and I and only when we are able to leave the mainland and enjoy our piece of paradise.

Pick from the lime tree or a plumeria, and enjoy the GREAT weather; beautiful flowers; singing birds and all the peaceful views of the Pacific from the lanai.

This is a home you will want to return to year after year. Come and enjoy the lush, rich, peacefullness of Kona Seaviews. You will be glad you did.

Our vacation ohana offers three bedrooms, two baths, a fully equipped kitchen with dining area, an indoor living room with TV, wireless internet service, and laundry facilities. Relax and enjoy the peaceful ocean views while you have your breakfast or coffee on the huge lanai in the morning or with a glass of wine in the evening absorbing the beautiful Kona sunsets. Ceiling fans in each room allow for open windows and for you to awaken to the sound of singing birds.

Bring your swim suit and flip flops and your good to go. We have installed an outdoor shower to help you wash off the sand from your trips to the beach.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Clyde Sebastian
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Clyde Sebastian

We are Clyde and Dianne Sebastian, originally from Minnesota but met while we were both teaching school in Australia. We have four adult children and four granddaughters. We have been Texans since 1984. We discovered the Big Island when we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in 1999. We fell in love with Hawaii and eventually purchased our home in 2007. At this time we still spend most of our time on the mainland and thus our fully furnished home is available to you for vacation rental. Dianne has a rewarding career working with students who have dyslexia and Clyde has recently returned to coaching high school wrestling. This keeps us on the mainland for now.

Clyde Sebastian purchased this house in 2007

Why Clyde Sebastian chose Kona Coast

We purchased this home because the lanai across the front of the home gave us a true Hawaiian feeling. Being built in 2003 it is clean and fresh. You enter our home on the second level and as you enter you will already see the ocean through the patio doors out to the lanai. The ceramic tile floors eliminate any worn out carpet. The master has a king bed with a private full bath. The second bedroom also has a king bed which makes for private sleeping for two couples. The third bedroom has a single bed and a desk which provides a place for your laptop. The queen sofa is a hide-abed if needed. You will find you spend most of your time out on the lanai where we have three tables and nine chairs. Our pricing allows you to save money for a longer stay or to do the Manta night dive. You will be pleased with the climate, fresh air, and comfort of our home.

What makes this house unique

Affordability with a great location. Our pricing for a single couple is a great value and our location is perfect for exploring all the Big Island has to offer. We have additional beds for more guests for families and small groups and our pricing for the additional guests is reasonable. (Note: We may lock off the second bedroom if you are only a couple to reduce our cleaning costs.) Our home gives you a good perspective of what it would be like to actually live in Hawaii. We have a diverse neighborhood from snow birds to local Hawaiians. You may hear the hula classes down the street and drive by our neighbors who have two pet pigs. Watch for children when schools out and keep them safe. This is a neighbor hood where you hear kids play just like it use to be on the mainland. There is one neighbor who has an occasional outburst but if you’re out enjoying the Island you will likely never hear him. It becomes quite here after sunset as you will experience when you come and visit the authentic Hawaii experience here on Sea View Circle. Try it, and you will not be disappointed!


based on 32 traveler reviews

Ocean Views & Pleasant Mountain Breezes On The Kona Coast - BOOK ONLINE!
average rating of 4.875 based on 32 reviews
Kamloops, BC CANADA

A great home away from home. Super place to relax on the Big Island. Central location.

  • 5 of 5

Our time at Sea Views was delightful! We found the accommodation very spacious and comfortable. All our basic needs were met. The kitchen was thoughtfully outfitted for our convenience. We chose to eat in and found ready made delicious meals to choose from at Costco. After a long day of snorkelling and exploring we would come home to enjoy our dinner on the lanai with a gorgeous sunset. Dianne and Clyde were happy to provide additional information to meet our interests, with details on local events we would not otherwise been aware of. The location was great! We found access to the highway quick and simple and the central location enabled us to explore in all directions easily. Some of the activities we enjoyed besides snorkelling were touring a local chocolate farm, night snorkelling with the manta rays, shopping at local markets and a trip across the island to a vanilla farm. Our favourite places to eat were the "Coffee Shack" and "Island Lava Java". The Lillikoi cheesecake at the Coffee Shack was exquisite! We definitely plan to return and have already booked for next year. We enjoyed living like the locals in the neighbourhood environment. I would definitely recommend this property to my friends and relatives as a great value and experience of the genuine Hawaii.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

As good as it gets

  • 5 of 5

The house has all the amenities you'll need, perfectly furnished and equipped, even beach chairs, boogie-boards, etc., located right between Kailua and the Kona coffee country with amazing ocean views from your own Lanai. Clyde and Diane are great hostesses and will answer any questions about the island to make your stay a breeze. This is a place to come back again and again.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your next visit. Clyde
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Very Comfortable Oasis From Home

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, spacious & clean. Big beautiful Lanai with gorgeous ocean view & sunsets! Home is as described. It really felt like home away from home. Clyde & Diane were quick to respond & easy to work with. Manta Ray Snorkel was fantastic! Overall a really great home base for exploring this Big Island!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nice place. Spacious and welcoming. Great porch and limes :) amenities were great too! Quick responses from owner.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo
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Broomfield, CO

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My extended family stayed here for two weeks, and it was great! Lots of space, very clean and well supplied. We cooked most of our meals here and had everything we needed. Location worked out better than we expected....quick access to the highway so we could get everywhere more quickly than if we were right on Ali'i Drive. We had an ocean view, but were a few hundred feet up from the ocean, which made it much cooler.

This house is in a neighborhood, so there was neighborhood activity and noise, but we preferred that to the resort feel. Nice neighbors (and we even saw a neighbor's party complete with ukulele music and hula dancing!) There was some road/utility work going on during our stay, which was a little noisy, but the owner made sure we were aware of any potential inconveniences and we had no problems.

The owner, Clyde, was great and answered all our questions via email very promptly and had helpful advice for our trip. Would highly recommend this home and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I hear from our neighbors that the utility construction is almost complete which means future guests won't have to hear the construction noise.
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Made my 50th Birthday celebration extra special!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place! Clyde mentioned that the neighbors did a haunted house for Halloween and we got to experience it, what a treat. We even got to experience an impromptu Hawaiian music jam session that was a few houses away. What a great neighborhood!

The house had everything we needed. Coolers for packing a picnic at the beach, beach towels, beach mats, and a spare sun hat for our friend that forgot hers. The kitchen was well equipped and when I had friends come over for dinner I was able to entertain in style! When the week was drawing to a close and we saw the house was still available for a few more days, we were able to contact Clyde. He processed our request to book the extra time and pay for it fast and easily. Having the Wi-Fi at the house was very convenient. The beds were comfortable and perfect for when we had my brother and sister-in-law join us for part of our stay. The location was perfect for doing several day trips around the island. And the sunsets were a plus! The only thing I would add is a living room/lounge furniture area on the lanai over on the end by the big bedroom, so as to relax with coffee in the morning or wine in the evenings. What a great house and great accommodations. Thanks Clyde! We hope to return one day and would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liz, glad you enjoyed your stay. We keep the lanai furniture towards the living room end so no one accidentally gets too close to the bbq when it is in use! We'd love to have you stay again. Clyde
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Kahaluu Beach Park
"This is less than four miles from the house. There are many colorful fish including the bri..."
Hapuna Beach Park
"This is the largest sandy beach on the Big Island. For those that love playing in the surf ..."
Pu‘uhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park
"This is an interesting visit but it's the snorkeling just north of the park that is the reas..."
Akaka Falls State Park
"Worth the stop!"
Kona Town Tavern
"Great Beer and good food!"
Ken's House of Pancakes
"Amazing menu choices but watch the carbs!"
Pololu Valley
"The drive from Kona to this spot is spectacular. Head into Waimea and take the mountain roa..."
Ahalanui Hot Pond
"I hesitate to give this it's true rating because it has been one of those marvelous secrets ..."
Cafe Pesto
"A great spot to eat during your visit to Hilo."
The Painted Church, St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church
"A must reverent stop."
Isaac Hale Park
The Coffee Shack
"A must do ever since we stopped wondering about why all the cars were parked there. Great v..."
Big Island
Kealakekua Bay Historical Park
"Take a kayak trip to the see the Captain Cook monument and snorkel while you are there. If ..."
Waipio Valley Lookout
"This is a short detour from your northern drive to Hilo. Head west as you you reach the coa..."
Laaloa Beach Park
"If you are a beach person this one is close in to Kona."
Kapoho Tide Pools
"We stayed near these during our first visit to Hawaii. Great to just walk around during low..."
Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor
"We catch the Manta Ray Snorkel/Dives here with Kona Honu Divers. After the fishing boats co..."
Manta Ray Experience
"This is the best experience we've had in Hawaii. Amazing! A must do!"
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
"Mama always said this was the place to eat in Kona. Some days you can enjoy your meal and g..."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.3 Miles
Huggo's on the Rocks
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Kuakini Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
La Bourgogne French Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Magic Sands Beach
Car: necessary

Our newer home, built in 2003, is located at a pleasant elevation yet close to Kailua Kona Bay. A 3.2 mile drive will take you to bay side restaurants and shops. Some of the best snorkel, sand, and surf beaches are just down the mountain to Alii Drive. The Kona coast offers beautiful views, coral snorkeling, dolphins, and whales. Explore coffee and macadamia nut farms. Our affordable prices give you the option to pay for a hotel or bed and breakfast when you make the trip east to see the volcano, hot ponds, and beauty of the Hamakua coast. You will want to explore the Island but it is called the Big Island for a good reason. Base out of our home and spend a night when it's low tide on the other side of the Island. The tide pools of Kapoho and the Hot Ponds are better at low tide. Tina manages things for us on the Island and will make sure everything is ready for you.


Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season Fall 16
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 19 2016
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
Low Season Spring 2017
Apr 16 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season Fall 17
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Iron Man 2017
Oct 7 2017 - Oct 16 2017
10 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.25%

$50 cancellation fee if notice is given 60 days in advance. We recommend travel insurance to protect yourself from the cost of late cancellations.

Hawaii charges a 4% General Excise Tax on all rentals AND a 9.25% Tax Transient Accommodation Tax. A total of 13.25% charge will be added to your charges.

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Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • The bedrooms sleep 5 people. The queen sofa in the living area can sleep two additional people.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Our guests love the open air and views from our Lanai. We have had inquiries about the need for air conditioning. No one has air conditioning at our elevation. The temperatures are pleasant and you will sleep comfortably at night. Additionally, every room has a ceiling fan which is helpful during the warmer part of the day. There is no need to enclose yourself inside and run an air conditioner. We need that back in Texas but you will be very comfortable and enjoy the open air while staying at our home in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

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