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Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Oceanfront Kona Pvt Home PoolSpa Sleeps 10 Walk 2 Twn RATED 5 Stars NOBookingFEE

48 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

Overview

Kailua-Kona House Rental Photos and Description

Large 4 Bedroom, 3 bath home oceanfront

This is your perfect family vacation destination to experience all that Hawaii has to offer. Please address your inquiry personal to " Mark". Enjoy this private two story oceanfront pool home on Alii Drive with its stunning views from living room, dining room and upstairs bedrooms. Swim or float in the large sparkling pool, work on your tan, read or just relax. Unwind in the jacuzzi after a fun day of island adventures. The Main living area of this 2400 square foot home opens up to a large lanai overlooking the pool, spa and of course, the ocean. Enjoy your meals outdoors, if you like, on the downstairs lanai where spinner dolphins congregate at the Ironman turn-around buoy straight out front. Sea turtles and several fish species reside in the area.Whale watching in the winter season is a sight to behold. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs, including an ensuite bathroom in the master bedroom, with a large lanai to experience expansive ocean views and breathtaking Hawaiian sunsets. Honl's Beach is very nearby, where you can swim, boogie board, take surf lessons or just enjoy the day with a picnic lunch. Historic downtown Kailua-Kona is a 10 minute walk away for shopping, dinning and nightlife. Make your Hawaiian memories here.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
mark (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why mark chose Kona Coast

We fell in love with Kona immediately. We found this home and knew it would be a wonderful place to share with friends and family.

What makes this house unique

Private swimming pool and spa and 180 degree views, spectacular sunsets, 2 minute walk to Honls Beach for surfing and snorkeling or a picnic lunch and a short walk to Historic downtown Kailua-Kona. This home is right in front of the Ironman turn-around buoy where spinner dolphins often congregate. You will see whales in season and many other ocean species. Comfortable Hawaiian living at it's best! All 3 upstairs bedrooms have a lanai with great views. The tradewinds flow through this house beautifully.

Reviews

5
based on 48 traveler reviews

Oceanfront Kona Pvt Home PoolSpa Sleeps 10 Walk 2 Twn RATED 5 Stars NOBookingFEE
average rating of 5.0 based on 48 reviews
5

An Unforgettable Family Reunion Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of nine, including a 1 1/2-year-old, who traveled from all over the country to this house in Kona. The view from the house is truly amazing and the sunsets are so incredibly beautiful. The owner, Mark, and the manager, Chris, are very helpful if you need anything, and are available by a quick text or call.

The house is stocked: flashlights, bluetooth speakers, plenty of dishes & bbq gear, snorkel gear, water shoes, bicycles, beach toys and pool floaties galore, beach chairs & umbrellas & sand mats, an ice chest, movies, games, boogie boards, binoculars, shampoo & conditioner, first-aid kits, and more. It's true—only the master bedroom has AC, but no one complained a bit. We didn't even use the AC in the master. Every room has a ceiling fan, plus many other floor fans and if you open the windows at night, you get a lovely breeze and the temperature is perfect. There are only 2 showers, which worked fine if everyone doesn't mind sharing.

You can walk or take the bikes a short 10-15 minutes into town for food, drinks, or the market. The Green Flash, a wonderful coffee shop/breakfast spot with amazing smoothies and sandwiches, is just a 5 minute (less than a half mile) walk south of the house—highly recommend it.

The pool and the lanai make this house. The saltwater pool is basically built in the ocean—it's so close the waves splash up and into the pool sometimes! I can say our toddler daughter learned to swim by herself in the pool, and had SO much fun in there! We had a little trouble with the hot tub the first couple days, but Mark sent someone over as soon as he could and helped us figure it out. It gets nice and hot and feels so nice to sit in while watching the sunsets! You could look out and see little crabs on the rocks. You could see spinner dolphins right out in front of the house almost daily. And at night you could see and feed eels in the waters below the hot tub!

It rained a lot during our stay, which I think is kind of unusual for Kona, but it definitely didn't ruin our trip! We would all be sitting outside at the table under the cover, and it would start raining hard and sometimes we hardly even noticed—the good times continued on. The house was the perfect location to meet up with our relatives—we would all come back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

True Island Flavor

  • 5 of 5

If you are searching for a truly amazing property on the Big Island, choose this one. This a beautiful ocean front home. The concierge style service the owner provides prior to and during your stay is above and beyond expectations. Peaceful coffee on the master suite lanai in the morning and a beautiful sunset in the evening with time to swim, hot tub and grill in between. Easy walking distance to town makes dining, shopping and sight seeing a breeze even if you decide not to rent a vehicle during your stay. The property manager was also very kind and helpful. With the island breeze, sound of the ocean waves and a comfortable bed, we slept like babies.

We have used VRBO several times in the past and this vacation was by far our most exceptional! 5 stars all the way!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional House

  • 5 of 5

We had an exceptional stay at Mark's lovely house - we were 5 adults and 5 children and all had a great time. Mark was a fantastic host through the entire booking process to the checking out to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. The photos are a real reflection of how beautiful the location is and every day we all enjoyed the pool and views and made good use of the outdoor dining area. Really could not have asked for a better stay or host - so Mahalo!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing location and property

  • 5 of 5

The first picture of the pool and ocean sum up an amazing experience on the Big Island. If you are looking for nature and amenities coming together, this is the property for you. You are so close to the water that the ocean waves splash up into the pool. We spent almost all our non-sleeping time by the pool or on the huge covered lanai when we weren't exploring the island. We fed eels in the water below the hot tub. How cool is that? The house is big with plenty of space and was very well stocked. # bedrooms with kings and one with two singles. One caution, this is a beach house and not the Ritz Carlton. Only 1 of the 4 bedrooms have air conditioning as of this review and Mark is working on updating the kitchen this summer. There are tons of fans, including ceiling fans. Everything worked fine, but just be aware. Plenty of beach chairs and gear to take to a beach too. Mark texted and called me multiple times to make sure everything was going fine. That was very comforting as it was our first time to the island. The Royal Kona luau was 1/2 mile up the road and great. Definitely go to the volcano at night to see the lava glow. That was very cool. I recommend Captain Dan McSweeney for whale watching. He has been doing it for 40 years and really new his stuff. Overall, a great experience for 6 adults and two teenagers. Thanks Mark!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Teri N

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely everything I was hoping it would be for our first trip to Kona, the kitchen has everything you could possibly need to cook in or outside on the grill. In the morning we could put dinner together in the crock pot and spend the rest of the day enjoying time out on the lanai or in the pool. It's location is so great for sight seeing no matter what direction you might want to go. This home is so much better than being in a condo or hotel, such a relaxing vacation. We hope to return again as soon as possible

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Oceanfront Home!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd stay at Mark's home in Kona! We love visiting the Big Island, we never run out of new things to explore. Every room has a fantastic ocean view. The lanai, pool and hot tub are amazing, sometimes you don't want to leave the house! Mark has the home fully stocked with anything you could need in the kitchen, a grill, snorkel equipment, boogie boards, pool toys and even new bikes. Last year I requested a coffee grinder because we LOVE fresh Kona coffee and they supplied one immediately. Chris is the contact on the island and is always quickly available for any needs. Mark and Chris are great and treat each guest like family. We look forward to returning each year!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kona International Airport (KOA)
Nearest Beach
Honl's Beach
Car: not necessary

This a photographers paradise! Access to several activities, including paddleboarding and outrigger rentals, surf lessons and snorkeling are nearby.

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Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nov Rain
Nov 5 2016 - Nov 12 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,899
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 18 2016 - Dec 31 2016
14 night minimum stay
$14,999
Flat fee
 
 
Spring Break
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 21 2017
9 night minimum stay
$6,399
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$649
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $375 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 13.41%

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Amenities

Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , large sink area
    Master Bathroom - Large shower, uniquely tiled with sea life scene
    Bathroom 3 (downstairs) - toilet , shower , toilet & sink
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , California King and a Chaise
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 4 post bed
    Bedroom 4 (downstairs) - 2 twin/ single
    Jr. Master - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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