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Beautiful evening sunsets from lanai while sipping on your favorite beverage and eating your fish right off the BBQ.

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our family has vacationed in Kona for over 35 years. Every year we make sure we stay at the Keauhou Punahele Condos. Kailua-Kona and the Keauhou area have truly become our second home. We purchased this unit after staying in it ourselves because it is a first class unit, and the location is optimal with a great view and soft ocean breeze. We are happy to share this Hawaiian experience with you.

The Keauhou Punahele condos are well-maintained and are constructed of concrete, allowing for a quiet environment. The whole complex is fairly small, so there are not a lot of crowds, traffic, or noise. It has been our experience that visitors that stay here like to return because it has a small family atmosphere. There are many repeat visitors, owners, and long term vacationers.

This location is ideal. They are the last condos along Alii drive, surrounded by The Kona Country Club Golf Course, and the Keauhou Pier which is the launching point of many wonderful excursions. You will see turtles swimming in this bay as well as kayakers and stand up paddle boarders (boards & kayaks are available to rent for a small fee). Because they are the last units, you won’t get much car traffic, and there are great places to walk, bike, or jog in both directions. Although these units are not on the water, a very short walk takes you to the sea side to watch beautiful sunsets. They are also just a short walk to the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa where you will watch manta rays feeding at night, while dining and listening to live music at the ocean side Rays on the Bay restaurant.

This 1200 sq ft. unit has a prime location in the center of the complex. Parking is never a problem as your private spot is at your door and is free to you. The view from this unit is ideal. It overlooks the pool without the noise. This unit faces the Pacific Ocean, creating a stunning backdrop to lush palms and crystal pool. One of our favorite attributes is the tree that is located right outside the master bedroom lanai. We get to see and hear the birds chirping, as well as various geckos climbing around. This unit has been meticulously kept up over the years and will truly feel like your home away from home as it did for us.

The master bedroom has a comfortable queen-sized bed with access to the lanai, and ocean views. This allows for a great breeze during the day or night. The master bath is beautiful after a recent remodel with tile counter tops, a block shower stall, and a walk-in closet.

The second bedroom has two single beds, a dresser to store clothes, and a large closet. The second bath has a recently remodeled vanity, along with a full shower, and brand new full sized washer and dryer and all laundry/cleaning necessities.

Enjoy a spacious living area with cozy, contemporary couches, and a large high-definition flat screen TV in living room and the master bedroom with cable, and free wifi for internet needs. The living area opens up to the lanai adding to the enjoyment of your morning Kona coffee or evening Mai Tai while enjoying the evening breeze, chirping birds, and the striking sunsets. The long Lanai has lounge chairs, a new bistro style table to relax at, and a barbecue for grilling your favorite local fish or meat. This complex is one of few places in the area that allows grilling on your own lanai.

The remodeled kitchen includes new cabinets, granite counter tops and tile flooring. Brand new stainless steel appliances, sink and faucet were recently installed on July of 2014. It has all the amenities one needs. There is also a bar area with two teak bar stools facing the lanai to be able to enjoy your morning coffee inside with the same amazing views. All areas of this condo have ceiling fans to keep you cool.

Just a few steps away from this unit, enjoy the quiet gated swimming pool and Jacuzzi area, which also has a “log house” for your shaded needs as well as day and evening social gatherings. Bathrooms and shower are available at the pool as well.

Keauhou Punahele (Keauhou area) is nicely located away from the hustle and bustle of town, but close enough to walk to the Keauhou Shopping Center which has restaurants, Keauhou Cinemas, KTA grocery store (ATM inside), Long’s Drugs, US Post Office, and an Urgent Care medical facility to name a few. There is also a tennis complex next door with numerous rental courts and equipment.

There are many excursions to choose from in Kona such as Para-sailing in the Kailua-Kona Pier, visiting Volcanoes National Park, Helicopter rides around craters and lava flows, snorkeling at the near-by Kahaluu beach to see a large variety of fish and turtles, or joining our favorite Fair Wind snorkeling excursion to the famous Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua bay. Take the day to drive around the island, visit Parker Ranch to ride horses, or drive to Hilo. The big Island is the best place to find a wide variety of activities for the curious adventurer or tourist, or to just lay back and relax without the hustle and bustle of a busy city. There is so much to do and see on this island, we encourage any visitor to search the web for ideas, discounts and scheduling.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Walk in closet in master bedroom...moreless

  • Spare Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Master bedroom opens up to master bath and walk-in closet. Closet contains items such ironing board, iron, beach chairs, umbrella, boogie board, and various sized fins for snorkeling. Second bedroom is full sized with two twin beds and closet. Closet contains twin size fold up mattress for additional guest if needed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Master bath has large shower....moreless

  • Spare Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Full size washer and dryer in second bath area....moreless

  • Master bath has been recently remodeled with tile counter tops and block glass around shower. It also has new towel bars, faucet and vanity lights. Second bath has been remodeled with new granite and sink/faucet. New quiet washer & dryer installed summer of 2014....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This complex is the last complex located off of Alii Dr. so it is very quiet with little car traffic noise. Walking, running and biking are great from this area. It's close to the golf course, and access to the ocean and excursions at the Keauhou Pier. Wild goats can often be seen and heard across the street in the large lava field. The location is optimal for just about everything....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Plenty to choose from. Big Island Guide and Bird Guide also available for your use....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A few card games and a puzzle ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Located in living room with speakers throughout. A few CD's are there for your enjoyment....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen HD TV with cable in living room and master bedroom....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Golf Course View:

    Golf course currently under repair. Hoping to will open again 2015....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Second floor ocean view over palm trees and pool....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Brand new bistro style dining table with four chairs is located on the lanai. Plenty of other seating/chairs are also out on lanai for more guests. There is also two teak bar stools in the kitchen....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new dryer installed July of 2014. Large capacity and very quiet!...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Two 25 lb dumb bells are in master closet for those stronger arms!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free wifi is provided....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Seating for at least 6, however the carpet makes it cozy to lounge on the floor as well....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking space is located right in front of unit....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of beach towels for everyone!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new full sized, installed July 2014. Very quiet and large capacity! Laundry detergent included to get you started....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    New ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Just about everything you need and more, including a pineapple peeler!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New stainless steel quiet dishwasher installed July so 2014. ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    New granite counter tops, and counter top appliances such as microwave, coffee pot, toaster, coffee bean grinder, and blender. New stainless steel frig., stove and dishwasher installed summer of 2014....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Oven:

    Brand new glass top stainless steel oven/cooktop installed July of 2014. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some spices and cooking needs can be found....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New stainless steel full sized with ice maker and filtered water installed July of 2014. Techni ice in freezer available for your use to keep the provided cooler cold when out at the beach!...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    New...moreless

Outside

  • Golf:

    Ocean course located at the Keauhou Country Club Golf Course. Our condo complex is located on this golf course....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals for kayaks and paddleboards are located at the Keauhou pier for reasonable rates....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Lanai has brand new furniture (2014) for your enjoyment. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Plenty of large grassy areas....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Located on lanai....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    A few sizes of fins available. Masks/snorkels can be bought or rented close by. We also have a boogie board, beach umbrella, chairs, and wave board....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Condo guests are allowed with key entry in gated pool area....moreless

 

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Oct 5 - Oct 20, 2015
7 night min stay
$150
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  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

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Last updated: 06/22/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kona International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sam Choys
Keauhou Punahele
Nearest Golf
Kona Country Club
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sam Choys
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kahaluu Beach Park

Car: Recommended

Near the Keauhou shopping center, Keauhou bay, and Kona Country Club Golf Course (closed for renovations until summer of 2014). A 90 mile drive takes you to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We both work for the Anchorage School District in Anchorage, Alaska. We love vacationing in Kona and have been bringing our kids back to this complex since they were 3 months old. It's like a second home for our family. We love the the ocean, beaches, and warmth from the Kona community. We recently (July 2013) spent 3 weeks in the condo renovating, painting, stocking new items and appliances, and generally making our condo an even nicer place to stay.

Why the Owner Chose Keauhou Punahele:
Alaska has long, dark winters so we have been escaping to Kona for over 40 years. We have tried all the other islands and Kona has become the place we return to. We stay at the Keauhou Punahele complex every year for many reasons. It's a smaller complex, it's located near the Keauhou Shopping Center where one can walk to, and it's the last complex on Alii Dr. so it has a very quiet location. The area is very accessible to the highways, golf courses, ocean, and many local attractions.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
It's within walking distance to the Sheraton Hotel (Manta Ray viewing and many other activities), a short walk across the golf course to sit by the ocean's edge to watch the Hawaiian sunsets, it is right on the Kona Country Club Golf 36 hole Golf Course, near the Keauhou Pier where many excursions take off, and within walking distance to the Keauhou Shopping Center for many of your immediate needs.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Beautiful evening sunsets from lanai while sipping on your favorite beverage and eating your fish right off the BBQ.

    Beautiful evening sunsets from lanai while sipping on your favorite beverage and eating your fish right off the BBQ.

  • Entrance to complex.

    Entrance to complex.

  • Master bedroom with new paint throughout and new flat screen TV.

    Master bedroom with new paint throughout and new flat screen TV.

  • Newly remodeled master bath.

    Newly remodeled master bath.

  • Living room with flat screen TV, cable, and music for your entertainment.

    Living room with flat screen TV, cable, and music for your entertainment.

  • Kitchen with all new appliances.

    Kitchen with all new appliances.

  • View of living room and kitchen from lanai.

    View of living room and kitchen from lanai.

  • Second bathroom with full shower and full sized washer and dryer.

    Second bathroom with full shower and full sized washer and dryer.

  • Beautiful sunsets seen from lanai. Overlooking pool and golf course.

    Beautiful sunsets seen from lanai. Overlooking pool and golf course.

  • Gated pool and jacuzzi.

    Gated pool and jacuzzi.

  • Beautiful evening sunset from downtown Kailua-Kona.

    Beautiful evening sunset from downtown Kailua-Kona.

  • Great fishing! Launch your fishing experience from the Keauhou Pier, which is walking distance from the condo.

    Great fishing! Launch your fishing experience from the Keauhou Pier, which is walking distance from the condo.

  • Pool area with Log Hut for shade and gatherings.

    Pool area with Log Hut for shade and gatherings.

  • Master bedroom with access to lanai. Nice to have outside air flow.

    Master bedroom with access to lanai. Nice to have outside air flow.

  • Entering master bedroom and into bathroom and walk-in closet.

    Entering master bedroom and into bathroom and walk-in closet.

  • Comfortable living room with contemporary furniture.

    Comfortable living room with contemporary furniture.

  • Kitchen with new stainless steel appliances installed July 2014.

    Kitchen with new stainless steel appliances installed July 2014.

  • Looking out from the kitchen to lanai.

    Looking out from the kitchen to lanai.

  • Second room with new mattresses, a new mahogany dresser, floor & ceiling fan.

    Second room with new mattresses, a new mahogany dresser, floor & ceiling fan.

  • View of lanai with new patio furniture and bistro style table for eating outside

    View of lanai with new patio furniture and bistro style table for eating outside

  • Outside view, second floor with tree. Fun to watch bird and gecko activity!

    Outside view, second floor with tree. Fun to watch bird and gecko activity!

  • Kailua-Kona Pier.  Swimming, paddleboarding, snorkeling, excursions.

    Kailua-Kona Pier. Swimming, paddleboarding, snorkeling, excursions.

  • Keauhou Pier: great snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, & excursions.

    Keauhou Pier: great snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking, & excursions.

  • Turtles can often be seen at the Kaloko-honokohau National Historic Park near the boat harbor. Only 10 miles from condo.  Great place to spend the day.

    Turtles can often be seen at the Kaloko-honokohau National Historic Park near the boat harbor. Only 10 miles from condo. Great place to spend the day.

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Speaks: english
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