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Amazing Ocean View, 2 BR, Gated, CENTRAL A/C w/ free wifi

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,440 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 9 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Full Bathrooms, (Sleeps 2-8)

Nestled in a sought after "gated community" you will find our charming Villa By The Sea with a stunning ocean view of Kailua Bay.

The view from the living room, kitchen and lanai is simply mesmerizing, with front row seats to watch seaside activities of Kona town and cruise ships gliding by. The sun pours in through skylights and vaulted ceilings with high-reaching windows offering a sense of openness. Wood floors throughout show off the quality furnishings, including a large antique leather top desk located where you can quietly organize your time.

The spacious kitchen is fully equipped for entertaining. The bedrooms will wow you with their openness to beauty. Two “full” bathrooms allows for stress-free mornings. A queen hide a bed is available for additional guests.

You will love the space in the master bedroom which has a “King Size” bed with a walk in closet, flat screen TV, and gracious bathroom. The private lanai opens to tropical flowers and view of the water feature from your bedside. Each of the bedroom suites is enhanced with furnishings and decor to captivate a mood of relaxation, tranquility, and comfort. Central A/C is available for a reasonable fee. A barbecue is provided should you choose a more casual atmosphere.

Minutes from downtown Kailua-Kona, close to all amenities, public pool, and beaches, the villa is tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac high in the Malulani development to take advantage of air flow from cool cross breezes. The perfect place for weekly or monthly stays with family or friends or a romantic getaway for a couple.

For the beach goers, we are stocked with snorkel gear, beach chairs, beach blankets, tennis supplies, coolers and picnic equipment.

The Malulani area has paved walkways and underground services (no wires to disturb your views). Entry gate has motorized gate opener.

Truly a vacation “destination” you will long remember. We want your vacation to be a memorable experience; one that will have you falling in love with Hawaii, with Kona, and with our Villa By The Sea!

There are no additional processing fees for the ECHECK online payment only. It is a simple process that the VRBO site will walk you through. If you choose to book it now, credit card option or PayPal instead, a 2.9% processing fee applies. International guests, including Canadians, have a 4.9 % credit card fee and are not eligible for Echeck payments. They may choose a money order option.

*We do not accept bank transfers from out of the country.

We provide our guests with our personal list of recommended restaurants and activities.

Cancellation of Ironman bookings must be 3 months prior to arrival.

Cancellation Insurance is available on the VRBO site

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shannon cormie
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About shannon cormie

We want your vacation to be a memorable experience; one that will have you falling in love with Hawaii, with Kona, and with our Villa By The Sea!

shannon cormie purchased this house in 2011

Why shannon cormie chose Kailua-Kona

The ocean view and spacious property with quality furnishings. We fell in love with the Malulani community being located right in the heart of town, easily to access shopping and activities. It is set just above Kailua Bay, known for its courteous neighbours and quiet park-like setting. Villa By the Sea is located in one of the upper cul-de-sacs away from the main road. We provide our personal list of activities and restaurants.

What makes this house unique

Lovely ocean view and the luxury of privacy and space. High speed internet, and free long distance calling anywhere in North America is included. We also provide our personal updated list for our favourite activities and restaurants. Central A/C is available for a fee of $22.00 per night


Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • building
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 12
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • two full bathrooms. The master bathroom and bedroom were beautifully renovated with custom order furnishings, materials and fixtures.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Queen Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Yard
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beautifully furnished. Designed with simplicity of style with clean lines. We are dedicated to finding the most tranquil environment. Bicycles, Boogie boards and Snorkel equipment provided.


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Amazing Ocean View, 2 BR, Gated, CENTRAL A/C w/ free wifi
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Relaxing and Worryfree

  • 5 of 5

Shannon was a wonderful host every step of the way, the house is beautiful, clean and we immmediately felt at home. This was our first time in Hawaii, we had really high expectations and our accomodations exceeded all our wishes. Comfy beds, fully furnished kitchen, bikes, snorkel equipment, washer/dryer, 2 TVs, lots of towels, A/C. Shannon gave us great suggestions on where to go, the big island is beautiful and we hope to come back soon. If we do, we'll definitely be looking to stay at Shannon's house again. Shannon our vacation accommodations couldn't have been better. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was just wonderful having guests so appreciate of Hawaii and our property. Mahalo for choosing Villa by the Sea and for the lovely review. We look forward to your return.
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Safe quiet..Handy to everything..Cool ..Beautifully decorated..Beds comfortable distant water views

  • 4 of 5

As above and owner checked we had arrived safely

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo
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Seattle area

Complete relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful - the house, the peaceful location, the birdsong in the early mornings drinking Kona coffee on the lanai.... the view!!! The house was relaxed, comfortable and had everything we needed. Great location, safe and secure. Central for the beach, shopping, cafés. Very easy for the airport too. This area had plenty to do for teenagers and exhausted parents. The owner even provided us with current recommendations on restaurants, how to access the best beaches etc. We would never have found such wonderful beaches on our own as they are really hidden away. It was fun to head out in the late afternoon with snorkeling gear and beach towels from the house and explore a different hidden beach. What more can we say - it was perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Barbara We loved reading your review. It was wonderful having you. Mahalo for your kindness, and for choosing Villa By The Sea.
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Beautiful property in a quiet location yet close to everything

  • 5 of 5

We only stayed for a few days at Villa by the Sea and loved it, super well appointed, very comfortable, a short drive to the stores and centre of Kona. We hope to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Anne. Much appreciated 🌻� We look forward to having you stay a longer time.
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Excellent House when Visiting Kona

  • 5 of 5

I'm appreciative of the efforts and energy that Neil and Shannon put into this gorgeous little gem of a home. Gated-community, super clean house, pleasant view of the ocean from the front porch, and all the necessary accessories that made our 10-day stay so pleasant. A bonus was the neighbors being so friendly, sharing their knowledge of favorite spots on the island. Just an outstanding experience for us and highly recommended for future visitors to Hawaii.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Dina, We truly enjoyed having you stay at Villa by the Sea and hope that you return soon. Thank you for the lovely review and the great coffee! Much appreciated
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San Jose, Ca

Beautiful well situated home in a gated community

  • 5 of 5

The home is remarkably well equipped. The furnishings are very nice and the decorations made us feel a part of the island. The Kitchen has everything needed and more.The front porch has great seating with a wonderful view of the ocean. The rear patio is comfortable and is furnished for barbecuing and outside dining. The back area of the home is a veritable Hawaiian garden great for relaxing and visiting with family.

We enjoyed the home and the warmest Aloha feelings extended by the owners.

Rich Boyce, San Jose, Ca.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Richard, Thank you so much for your kindness. I hope that you return soon to Hawaii and Villa by the Sea.
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"Great waves for boogie boarding"
Waipio Valley Lookout
"horseback riding in this area is excellent"
Mauna Kea Beach
Kona Farmers' Market
"great way to buy local produce"
Kahaluu Beach Park
"Best snorkelling in Hawaii"
Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor
"little nearby area to swim with dolphins in the ocean"
Laaloa Beach Park
"great local beach in Kona"
St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church
"Free attraction near Kona"
Onomea Bay
"Hawaiian tropical botanical gardens is excellent"
Bongo Ben's Island Cafe
"Excellent prices. Great food in casual oceanfront atmosphere"
Island Naturals
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
"excellent gardens. well worth the drive. use a GPS"
Holei Sea Arch
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Free heated pool
Nearest Point of Interest
White sands Beachs
Nearest Point of Interest
Airport Beach
Car: recommended

swim with the dolphins, submarine rides, tropical botanical gardens, whale watching, world class dining, surfing lessons, helicopter tours, dinner cruises, world class beaches, island nature tours, abundant marine and wildlife exploration, boogie boards provided for swimming, snorkel masks provided for snorkeling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $179
Tax Rate 14.42%

Central A/C is optional for a small fee of 17.00 per night . Villa By The Sea is located in a zone that gets natural cooling with the breezes.
The $250.00 down payment to secure a reservation is non refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund