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Kona Oceanfront Studio Condo

Bedrooms Studio
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio , 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

This oceanfront studio condo is just 30 feet from the waves and they will lull you to sleep every night! Enjoy watching the dolphins swim by each morning as you sip your coffee overlooking the sparkling blue water. Located right next to Magic Sands Beach, you'll enjoy snorkeling with sea turtles, and boogie boarding just a few steps away. Picnic at the adjacent beach park or catch the $2 trolley into downtown Kailua Kona for the farmers' market or shopping at Keauhou Shopping Center (movies, groceries, restaurants, bank, drug store, post office and shops.)

You can see the tropical fish in the waves right outside our window - sunset cruises, luaus, golfing and tennis are close by. For a lifetime experience try a night snorkel or dive with the manta rays! Coffee and macadamia nut plantation tours are just 20 minutes away. Whale watching, sport fishing, diving, para sailing, ATVs, horseback riding, and kayaking also available.

Free local calls, Free Netflix, Free parking in designated space, Free secure wi-fi in condo, Free public wi-fi at gated pool. Complimentary use of our beach towels, coolers, beach umbrella and chairs, beach mats, boogie boards and snorkel gear.

Queen size wall bed, 1 bath, dining table seats four, recliner, satellite TV, Blu-Ray DVD/CD player, free Wi-Fi. All linens provided. Full kitchen with electric stove, oven, microwave, coffee maker, coffee grinder, blender, toaster, rice maker, pots & pans, bake ware, glassware, tableware, and silverware. Gated private seaside pool, patio, and BBQ area.

An incredible value - book early!

Hawaii Tax ID # W-64746898-01

Keywords: Studio Condo

More Details

Veronica Barclay
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2017

Why Veronica Barclay chose Kailua-Kona

We bought this oceanfront condo because:

- it sits right on the water's edge

- we have enjoyed vacationing in Kona over the past 26 years

- the seaside pool is gated for privacy and security

- we like to fall asleep to the sound of the surf every night

- we enjoy watching the tropical fish, dolphins & whales swim by each morning

- it's only a few feet to snorkel,swim, sun, or snooze on Magic Sands Beach next door

- the Kona trolley stops right at our parking lot ($2 each way) so it is easy to get around in Kailua-Kona

What makes this condo unique

The great thing about our condo is that you never have to leave the property to still have a relaxing vacation. You can watch the waves all day from bed, the dining table, or the living room. Our kitchen is fully stocked with all the appliances and tools you need to create your favorite cuisine. Curl up with a good book and the sound of the surf or enjoy Netflix or one of our 35 movies from our Clint Eastwood DVD Collection (bet there is at least one you haven't seen yet!) There is additional free WiFi at the pool area (which is never crowded) and it is a nice place to have a family BBQ or dinner party. Save money on your car rental - you can take an airport shuttle direct to our door, and use the Local trolley ($2) for groceries, shopping at the farmers' market, or a quick lunch or dinner downtown. We also have access to private tour companies who will pick you up and drop you back at your door.

Hawaii Tax ID W-64746898 - 01


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower (no tub)
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Wall bed - 1 queen , 1 murphy bed
  • Queen, Murphy Bed (1) oceanfront
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Wiki-wiki bus to downtown Kailua-Kona Pier and Keauhou shopping center stops at our parking lot ($2 each way)


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Kona Oceanfront Studio Condo
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews

Perfect place to stay! Centrally located and packed with amenities. The view is to die for!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was the perfect place to stay. Parking is included and the pool area with bbq was convenient. The bed was comfy and waking up to fresh brewed Kona Coffee waiting for the sunrise was beyond wonderful.

It was a real pleasure staying at Kona Magic Sands. A vacation I’ll remember forever.💕?

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't beat the location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly located right on the water! Well equipped kitchen and lots of beach/day trip items (coolers, mats, etc). I didn't use the pool or grills on the property, but I took in the sunset almost every night from Magic Sands Beach (only a few steps away!). The bed was very comfortable and I loved waking up to the waves and ocean views. I would definitely stay here again.

My only constructive feedback:

1. The bathroom smelled musty.

2. The right side screen door kept getting out of the track 75% of the time. Difficult to get back in place.

3. I know it's out of the property owner's control - the way sound carries combined with the slatted front door made it sound like the neighbors were trying to get in the front door of the unit, even though they were next door.

Thanks for an amazing stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kona Magic Sands is the perfect vacation condo! We could see fish in the ocean from our room!

  • 5 of 5

The property is clean and well kept. Easy access to the pool and a beautiful beach right next to the building. The owners of the condo we stayed in have everything labeled and organized, including snorkeling gear, beach chairs, umbrellas and towels. We felt safe in this location and people in Kona are very friendly and helpful. We would love to stay at Kona Magic Sands again!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our oceanfront studio condo at Kona Magic Sands. We love watching the fish in the waves from our dining table when we have our morning coffee. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope you return for a future vacation. With best wishes - Mark & Veronica Barclay, Owners
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Amazing ocean front

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in an excellent location right on the ocean. We were able to watch fish in the waves right from the room. Kailua-Kona is just a few minutes drive North. Everything we needed was provided, including a well set up kitchen, beach towels, boogie boards etc. The building and grounds are very well maintained. The few owners/residents that we met were friendly and informative.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved being so close to the water and watching whales , dolphins and sunsets.

  • 5 of 5

Clean, and very nicely decorated. Close to everything you need.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view but needs updates!

  • 2 of 5

We stayed for 10 days at the end of February/beginning of March. The view from this studio apartment is 5/5; you couldn't be closer to the ocean and the crashing waves; it really is spectacular! Having said that, the studio apartment itself could definitely use some updates. The blender and the iron (items we used daily) are both old and rusty. The screens on the sliding lanai doors literally fell off as soon as we opened them and my husband had to retrieve them and fix the doors. Although there are many necessities in the unit and I think it's great that people leave various things for others to use (spices, etc.), the cupboards are very small and are literally jam packed with duplicates of items. Someone (property manager?) should cull these items as there was no room in the cupboards. The other problem we had was with the bugs on the kitchen counters (aphid-like tiny bugs). We are meticulously clean and took the garbage out daily but these little bugs were all over the tiny kitchen counters. When we spoke to the property manager about this, she told us there was a can of Raid under the sink and we should spray the kitchen down. I'm sorry, but I am not going to spray Raid all over the surface where my food is! My last comment on this building in general is that we were disappointed that we didn't have an actual deck to sit on in the unit. The building itself is very quiet - there was nobody at the pool the entire 10 days we stayed which we found a bit disappointing as we love chatting and socializing with people and meeting others from different areas. The people we did see were all seniors and my husband and I being in our late 40s were easily 20 years younger than anyone else here. If you are looking for a little action and socializing, I wouldn't say this is the place for you. Having said that, I know a lot of people like their privacy and quiet time so if that is the type of vacation you are seeking, this building's atmosphere would be great for you.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We acknowledge this guest’s comments and will address the issues mentioned that are within our control. We strive to offer our guests a trouble-free stay, and urge them to contact us about any issues as soon as they occur so we can immediately rectify the situation. We stay in our condo at least once every three months just to make sure everything is in good working order. This is the first time we have received anything less than a five star review in the seven years we have owned it.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kona (KOA)
Nearest Beach
Magic Sands, Disappearing Sands Beach
Car: recommended

Right Next to Magic Sands Beach, Take the Trolley($2 to downtown Kona or Keauhou Shopping Center)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $99
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.42%

50% deposit due with booking; balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
We accept personal check, Visa and Mastercard for payments.

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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