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#306-Remodeled, Air Con, direct oceanfront corner unit w/180 water views.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,008 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 10 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 full baths, large lanai (sleeps 6 with pullout couch)

This is a direct oceanfront corner unit with one of the largest lanais in Kona. The unit was recently remodeled with a new kitchen, bathrooms, living & dining areas, as well as the bedrooms. Air Conditioning and new flooring has been installed August of 2017 with AC units in both bedrooms and the main living area. Pictures coming soon! It has windows on three sides lending to a bright airy feel and boasts beautiful sunset & ocean views. It is steps from the most famous surf spot on the Big lsland - Banyans. You can spot dolphins, turtles, and whales from the lanai.

There is free wireless internet, 1 assigned parking spot (which is conveniently located close to the elevator and at no extra charge), basic cable, and a phone allowing free local & long distance calls to North America (including Canada). Everything from major grocery stores to farmers markets are all within a 15 minute drive from the complex. We're about 2 miles from the restaurants, shopping, and excitement of the historic town of Kailua-Kona. It's about a 20-25 minute drive to/from Kona International Airport (KOA) and about 15 minutes from Honokohau Small Boat harbor where most fishing charters, and many dive charters, etc. are based.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

Why Kyle chose Kailua-Kona

Air Conditioning in both bedrooms and living area and new flooring being installed through out during August of 2017.

What makes this condo unique

Small complex of 20 units allows for private atmosphere around the ocean front pool and throughout the building.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Very nice new remodel - the kitchen and living room have had major updates and allow for better, unobstructed views of the ocean. Even without the remodel, the view is unparalleled. As soon as you walk in the door, you hear the soothing sound of the ocean. The views from the living room, lanai, and kitchen are awesome. There's nothing like unwinding on the lanai - watching the sealife, surfers & sunset. We love falling asleep and waking up to the sound of the ocean.
Jun 2011
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Car: recommended

The Banyan Tree Condominium is a 20 unit direct ocean front complex located on Ali'i Drive at mile marker 2.8 in Kailua-Kona. Mile markers are frequently used to give directions along Ali'i drive with mile marker zero at the Kailua Pier in the center of town and mile marker five at the Sheraton Keauhou Resort to the south. We are less than two miles from historic Kailua-Kona town and approximately 20-25 minutes from the Kona airport. The relatively small size of this complex lends to a private and homey feel. There are fours floors serviced by both stairs and an elevator with the ground floor being parking and the 20 condos and communal lanai spread out over the remaining three. The phone allows free local and long distance calls to North America (including Canada). The outdoor pool, hot-tub, and barbeque area are right on the ocean. Weekly farmers markets and many grocery stores/markets near by make it convenient to find what you need. Out front is arguably the most well-known surf spot on the Big Island - Banyans.


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1008 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Monument View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , located in Master Bedroom
    Second Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Second Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Beds may be put together to form modified Queen bed.
    Living Room - pull out couch - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull-out couch sleeps 2 in living room.
  • This unit sleeps 6 comfortably. The two twin beds in the second bedroom may be fashioned to make 1 modified King-sized bed. The equipment necessary to do that is in the bedroom closet. There is a pull-out sofa in the living room with great ocean views.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Sleeps 6 comfortably. All linens provided. There is 1 assigned parking spot that is close to the elevator that services the building. There are beach & bath towels, some beach toys including chairs, cooler small boogie boards, and some masks & snorkels, etc. The kitchen is outfitted with blender, magic bullet, coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster, full oven, dishwasher. There is a flat screen TV and ipod dock in the living room. Each bedroom also has an alarm clock/ipod dock. There is an outdoor pool, hot tub, and grill on the ground level overlooking the ocean. Free wireless internet.


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#306-Remodeled, Air Con, direct oceanfront corner unit w/180 water views.
average rating of 4.9016395 based on 62 reviews
Portland, OR

An excellent choice for our quick big island get-away

  • 5 of 5

The unit is spacious and well equipped.

The kitchen is more than adequate

The private lanai is terrific: being a corner unit there is a wide view and nice breezes

The unit is quiet and located away from the frenetic tourist center of Kona

Designated parking much appreciated

Good high speed WiFi

Effective individual room air conditioning units

Kyle was responsive to questions and concerns

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect oceanfront location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo and it's easy access to everything the Big Island has to offer. Comfortable beds and furnishings, a gorgeous lanai, a well equipped kitchen (a tea kettle would be a good addition) and great entertainment watching the surfers every day right out in front. Kyle was attentive and quick to respond to any questions. We (my two senior sisters and our 86 year old Mom) felt very safe and comfortable here and in the neighborhood. Covered parking kept our vehicle nice and cool. Very traffic noise and none from other tenants either. We enjoyed the pool, hot tub and bbq area as well and always plenty of space available on the loungers or dining tables. Easily the best spot in Kona! Definitely need a vehicle to fully experience this island...we took a day trip south to tour coffee farms, the volcano and cultural sites, then another day north to see the ritzy resort area as well as Hawi and the ranch lands around Waimea. You can however hand over 2 bucks to get on the trolley that stops nearby and will take you up and down Alii Drive for the restaurants and shopping....a nice way to see the downtown area without having to search for parking.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ironman Stay/Surfing Stay

  • 5 of 5

When I started looking for a place to stay there were too many choices. Am here for the IRONMAN but love surfing and I have three kids so I wanted a very convenient place. Well chance had it that I fell upon the BEST of places. The view is like none other, as we eat breakfast, lunch or dinner the surfers entertain us, as do some turtles and the most beautiful sunset in the world. My family has a perfect spot to see the run out and back for the IRONMAN. As for surfing, well, it goes unsaid, the waves in front are always the best on the island. When I say in front, you can't imagine, take the elevator down with your board and jump in. No street crossing, you are waterfront!!!! As we fall asleep at night, it is with the sound of the waves. The condo? Wonderful, clean, spacious... Nothing to add that could make our stay more splendid. Activities are all close by. Wouldn't want to stay closer to the "downtown" area, this is just perfect. Tried the beach five minutes away, WOW!!!!!!! FYI, I am a very difficult client to please. For those wondering about safety, although seems to not be an issue on the island, this place is very very safe, even the parking lot feels safe! Almost forgot the pool & spa. We were here four days so far (yes am still here as I write this) and tried it only yesterday, wow! The cherry on top!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Breathtaking view!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this location! The views are about as good as it gets, and the condo is convenient to one of the nicest beaches in town. Kyle and the cleaning staff were helpful and accommodating, even allowed us to extend our time so we could enjoy a few more hours of sun!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great condo with all amenities

  • 5 of 5

Great condo, enjoyed the amenities, location. Great quiet end unit with large lanai overlooking pool. Kyle was so easy to work with and very responsive. We plan to return! Thanks Kyle...

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Kevin was abpleasure to work with, easy booking and check in process. Quick responses via email. The condo was in a perfect location for beaches, snorkeling, Kona town, and easy to get to restaurants and stores. Free parking and the closest spot to the elevator! The condo, itself, had everything you needed to cook and really feel like home. The only critique we had was there was no air conditioning. Most Hawaiians get used to the weather I'm sure, but we came from MI winter and it was hot during the day. The nights did cool off, we just made sure to adventure every day until sunset. The owner did say, however, he will be installing a unit soon. And most people probably wouldn't mind sunshiney 80's. The pool was beautiful and the views were great! Watched the surfers whenever the waves get big, always fun. The stars were amazing as well! <3

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.42%

Low Season rates = $190 per night
High Season rates - $210per night
*Holidays are $200-220 per night depending on length of stay and the holiday*
**Ironman rates are $220 per night. Ironman requires 10 night minimum stay**
***Discounts for longer stays, short-notice bookings, & filling odd gaps (call us for details)***
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