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Birds, Beach & an Ocean View! 2 BR, 2BA Condo

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Our 2 BR condo at White Sands Village is right across from White Sands Beach in Kailua Kona. The condo is quiet, restful and only a short walk down the driveway to one of the best swimming and boogie boarding beaches on the Big Island. It's close to great snorkeling, surfing and paddle boarding, and near lovely restaurants directly on the water, with full shopping facilities a couple of miles north or south of the condo.

Magic Sands Beach, as White Sands Beach is usually called, is truly awesome. We were literally swimming next to huge sea turtles the last time we were there. The boogie boarding is great and if you like to surf, there are good spots nearby. Magic Sands Beach has full facilities - a life guard, toilets, outdoor showers, and even a beach volley ball net.

If you like to snorkel, Kahaluu Beach is mile down the road and great for that. There are life guards there too, and an offshore reef that smooths the waves and makes is safer for young ones to use the beach. Several medium sized turtles are usually found here, near shore in shallow water. The beach is rocky near shore so bring reef shoes to make it easy to walk out where the turtles like to hang out. Another great beach for the young visitors is the Kamakahonu, or King Kam Beach in downtown Kailua Kona, next to the Kailua pier. This popular beach has such gentle wave action it's known as the “Kids' Beach'. The King Kam beach is a great spot for families with small children to enjoy the ocean.

The condo complex pool is salt water, but not heavily so, so it is wonderful to swim in. There is a nice hot tub too, right next to the pool. The complex also has tennis courts if you like to play, as well as a pool table near the office and a lending library.

There are two really comfortable twin beds in the second bedroom. There is a new 55” UHD LCD TV with high def cable channels and a blu-ray player as well. There is high speed internet and free wireless. There’s also covered parking and an elevator.

We cook a lot, so the kitchen is well equipped. The lanai is huge and we love to sit out there and read or watch the birds and the ocean.

The condo has recently been upgraded. We installed a new Bosch dishwasher, upgraded the air conditioning (although you don’t need it that much) and put in a new garbage disposal and hot water tank.

Hawaii Tax ID W78608490-01

Keywords: Hawaii, Big Island, ocean, beach, Kailua, Kona, Magic Sands Beach, White Sands Beach, private, parking, 2 bedroom, updated

More Details

Carol Walker
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2018

About Carol Walker

Thank you for your interest in our White Sands Village condo--#379612. We love it there and you will, too. We recently acquired the condo and we have done some things to make it more comfortable for our guests. We want you to feel as at home there as we do.

Carol Walker purchased this condo in 2011


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size bed in master bedroom. Two twin beds in second bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Across the street from White Sands Beach; also called Magic sands beach. Has elevator to 2nd floor but condo is 10 steps up from elevator.


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(43 traveler reviews)

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Birds, Beach & an Ocean View! 2 BR, 2BA Condo
average rating of 4.837209 based on 43 reviews

Susan and Randy Shaw

  • 5 of 5

Our overall experience we wonderful as always. We are looking forward to our next trip in 2018

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another wonderful stay in paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Carol's condo in three years - we would have used it last year except someone else nabbed it first. The condo is in the back building so it is quieter and there is no street noise. It is well appointed and comfortable. We are a family with two boys, one with special needs, and everyone felt at home. Thank you, again, Carol.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This condo was the perfect ' home' for our family of 4!

  • 5 of 5

Carol's condo was exactly as advertised and as good as all the reviews I read beforehand. It was clean and comfy, and stocked with most things we needed. Sitting on the large lanai and watching all the different birds was something my whole family loved to do everyday. Being across the street from such a nice beach and some great snorkeling right down the road , was awesome. We felt like we were close enough to restaurants and shopping without being right in the middle of it. We had a wonderful stay and wouldn't hesitate to stay again and to recommend to our friends!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, peaceful unit

  • 4 of 5

Very pleasant condo, within easy driving to many prime locations, and walking distance to a great snorkeling beach. During our stay, the sand was "out" at white sands so we actually did not swim there. But still very nice

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, great proximity to beach, perfect accommodations for families

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed at this location over the Christmas and New Year holidays. The condo was clean and the overall facility was well maintained. It is only a short walk down the driveway to the Magic Sands beach, where we spent many hours playing in the ocean, swimming with turtles and even seeing a pod of humpback whales. It is about a ten minute drive to the heart of Kona. This was a plus for us, as we were close enough to town that we could go for a quick lunch or dinner but we were not impacted by the hustle and bustle of the tourists. The kitchen has everything needed to cook any meal at home. There is a grocery store less than 10 minutes to the south. The lanai was perfect for the kids to eat breakfast on in the morning and for the parents to relax on in the evening. If you are looking for a great place to homeport from for day trips or just to spend some time relaxing and recovering from a day playing at the beach, we would highly recommend this condo. Carol, the owner, was great to work with and makes sure that her guests have everything needed for their visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little piece of paradise.

  • 4 of 5

The condo was perfect for our stay. It was large, and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked with all the little things you don't get with a time share like a large spice collection, boogie boards, beach chairs, and a cooler. The building was along the run course for the Kona Ironman so my wife and friends got to see the leaders, and eventually me, from just in front of the building. There's a nice sand beach right across the street, and another about a mile down the road. Between the breeze and all the ceiling fans, we were comfortable with the air conditioning off and the doors open. There's a nice grill too.

The only downsides I can remember was an intermittent wifi that needed to be reset every few days, and a broken chair in the dining room.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kahaluu Beach Park
Los Habaneros
Mexican Restaurant
Royal Thai Cafe
Thai Restaurant
Peaberry & Galette
Breakfast Restaurant
Keauhou Shopping Center
Sam Choy's Kai Lanai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Kenichi Pacific
Asian Fusion Restaurant
Tropics Tap House - Keauhou
Sports Bar
Bianelli's Gourmet Pizza and Pasta
Pizza Restaurant
Kona Country Club
Amici Vista Italian Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Green Flash Too
Rays On The Bay
Haleo Luau
Holualoa Kona Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
La Bourgogne French Restaurant
French Restaurant
Da Poke Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Kona Blue Sky Coffee Co
Coffee Store
TJ'S BBQ By The Beach
Barbecue Restaurant
A Whale of a Crêpe
Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farms
Coffee Shop
Sugai Kona Coffee
Coffee Shop
Wild Mac Kona Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
Mi Taqueria Potosina
Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Holuakola Garden
Holuakoa Cafe
Green Flash Coffee
Coffee Shop
Buddha's Cup
Coffee Shop
Jackie Rey's Ohana Grill
Eclectic Restaurant
Teshima's Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Tea:licious Cafe
Tiare Lani Coffee
Tea House
Kaya's Kawanui LLC
Coffee Shop
Blue Moon 100% Kona Coffee
Coffee Shop
Habaneros Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Banyan Tree Cafe
Don the Beachcomber
Fusion Restaurant
Aloha Theatre
Basik cafe
Health Food Restaurant
Fine Dining Restaurant
On the Rocks
Seafood Restaurant
Rebel Kitchen
American Restaurant
Laverne's Sports Bar
Bongo Ben's
GetSum' Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Oceans Sports Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Humpy's Big Island Alehouse
Kona Haven Cafe
Foster's Kitchen
Fine Dining Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Magic Sands Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Kahuluu Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
King Kam Kids Beach
Car: recommended

Quite, restful 2 BR condo only short walk down the driveway to White Sands Beach, one of the best swimming and boogie boarding beaches on the Big Island. Close to great snorkeling and board-riding, near lovely restaurants directly on the water, and with full shopping facilities a couple of miles north or south of the condo.

Other Activities: Kayaking, Health/Beauty Spa




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $140 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 13.42%

Please note you depart on the last day; the final night of your stay is the night before. Also, check in time is 3 pm and departure time is 11 am. There may another guest arriving on your departure date so please make sure you vacate by 11 am so the cleaner will have time to prepare for the next visitor. If you need to arrive earlier or depart later please contact us right away.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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