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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Holualoa reviews
All around GREAT experience
"I thought it was odd that Doug used the picture of the pool as cover picture and unfortunately for us we didn't realize sooner the reason why. It is a beautiful and awesome spot to just hang out and relax!!! It was probably the smartest condo property set up we say along the shores around Kona. Having the common area with BBQ and then the pool right up against the shoreline for all renters to enjoy the waterfront is smart designing, yes, just like a resort!!!
Then the finish/set up and access including parking was a very good, especially for Doug's place. It was well equipped and furnished. For a couple it is was definitely awesome for the price (no it's not a 6 star resort room). Would be pretty decent for a couple with smaller kids that can share a room/bed. The bathroom would be just be a bit tight for everybody to be brushing their teeth in the morning.
The next great surprise for us was a great little coffee/breakfast place right next door (The Green Flash)!!!!! Wife loved the Lattes and the breakfast sandwiches were very tasty and nice pastries (early morning because seem to sell out) for the sweet tooth.
Then the location was perfect because close the center of things without being in the hustle. About a 20 minute walk to the edge of downtown on the well marked and maintained wallking/bike lane along Ali Drive. And central to access to most of the best beaches and snorkeling along the coast.
Even though we were told it is a laid back place to visit there were plenty of activities besides the beaches and pool to explore and experience. Especially the Volcano national park and the landscape and small towns on the north highway loop. The vastly changing landscapes and vegetation make it a beautiful drive.
The last and happily wonderful experience was managing the whole rental process with Doug in the private process. Doug was on top of all communications and while not as simple as just giving a CC online he made and managed things very smoothly including a very timely return of security deposit!!
Thanks so much Doug. We will definitely make any plans early should we return to the Big Island so we can secure this property. Wouldn't want to take a chance on any less enjoyable of an experience visiting this beautiful, safe, clean and welcoming home and vacation destination!!!"
Guest: TIM M.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 10, 2015
"We stayed at the Kona Makai for the Ironman week and it was perfect. Great location (20min walk into town) and a good size unit to relax in before the race. We would totally recommend this unit. Thanks for the stay."
Guest: AussieJaseDate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
"Absolutely beautiful property. Very close to town and an a great home base for all Kona has to offer. It was relaxing and so peaceful. It was just amazing and the views are awesome! I loved seeing all the wildlife and even enjoyed the symphony of frogs at night. Would love to stay here again. Thank you so much Barb for sharing your Hale. 🌴"
Guest: Alison H.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 26, 2015
Right at the edge of the ocean, spectacular unit, nothing spared.
"What a stunning place this condo is. It literally sits at the edge of the ocean. There are three lanais, two off the living room, one off the master bedroom. One faces just the ocean, the other two lanais have views of the ocean and the pool. The sunsets were amazing and it was fun to get up and drink my coffee in the morning and watch the spinner dolphins, the parasailers and other boats. The last day a cruise ship was there too.
The master bedroom was huge! Probably the size of my first apartment. The shower was the size of a high school locker room shower. The towels were really a nice quality and the beds were comfortable. There was a nice living area in the master bedroom too. The family room was very comfortable, not the horribly uncomfortable wicker furniture. There was a wet bar too. Also, they had a large pool table which was lots of fun for us to play. The kitchen has granite countertops, all new appliances and fully stocked. They did not put in cheap supplies either. Good pots and pans and appliances, etc.. The guest bedroom was also quite large and has it's own bathroom too. In addition, there is a powder room. There is a washer/dryer in the unit which is nice when you come back and everything is sandy and salty. Each bedroom and the living room have very large TV's with hundreds of channels to choose from although we rarely watched it. One of the nicest things about this unit is that it has real air conditioning! It is very hot in July/August so the central air is really appreciated. When I initially looked at the pictures, I thought the lanais looked like anyone could access them. This is not the case, they are private lanais. They have a security gate for the parking garage and you have your own space to park in. Another fun thing was the huge toads! There is a stream that runs through the bottom floor. When we would come back at night, there were a ton of toads swimming in the stream. The building also had tennis, ping pong a game room, two pools and hot tub. If you have the opportunity to book this place, do it! You will not be disappointed."
Guest: Tammy S.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 24, 2015