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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
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

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Owner
Carol Walker
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Birds, Beach & an Ocean View! 2 BR, 2BA Condo
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 39 reviews
5

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: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

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: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annual visitors

  • 5 of 5

We love staying at this condo. It is in a great location and the owners are great to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved it and would stay there again.

  • 5 of 5

Carol's condo was perfect for us (two senior and one tween). We especially loved the lanai and watching birds. The condo was well maintained and clean. The location was great for boogie boarding (across the street) and snorkeling (one mile away). We would stay there again if we get the chance.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo was exactly as advertised. Plenty of room, great kitchen which was very well stocked, great location and clean. Carol was wonderful to work with and had thought of everything to make our stay perfect. The restaurants and activities that she recommended were great. The beach across the street and the ones very close were wonderful also. The condo was also stocked with snorkeling gear and other activity equipment. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condominium

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Carol Walker's condominium for 12 days in early March. Although the condominium is not new, it is extremely well maintained and decorated beautifully. The kitchen had all the dishes, pots and pans, and utensils you could possibly need. We also made use of the pool. The furniture and beds were comfortable and the area very quiet. We used it as a home base as we explored the island. We would definitely recommend this condo to others.

Ann

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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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

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125 + 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.
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Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size bed in master bedroom. Two twin beds in second bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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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