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Bedrooms 1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property


ALOHA! Our lovely condo is well maintained for our guests. We have a partial ocean view from our lanai, and the pool is located oceanfront. We are just a 15 minute walk to the downtown area, with several restaurants, snorkeling areas, beach and wonderful sunsets on the way.

We have secure WIFI, a SAFE for your valuables, BEACH TOWELS, COOLER, and CHAIRS for your use And FREE parking. We also provide BATH SOAP, HAIR DRYER and extras in the kitchen such as PAPER TOWELS, DISH SOAP, FOIL WRAP and BAGGIES for your left overs.

More Details

Judy Prather
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Judy Prather

Property is co-owned by two retired teachers, a wife retired with a law enforcement background and another wife from a bookkeeping background. We love to please and welcome back repeat vacationers.

Judy Prather purchased this condo in 1999

Why Judy Prather chose Kailua-Kona

We had visited the other islands for a few years and loved them all. Once we visited the Big Island, we loved the diversity of the island. The Big Island is true 'OLD HAWAII'.

What makes this condo unique

We strive to constantly update our condo to make your stay pleasant. Cleanliness is very important to us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a note to let you know that we enjoyed the two weeks in your Kona condo very much. The weather was ideal with a few days overcast but no rain. The pulldown screen on the lanai came in handy. Your kitchen is well stocked with cooking supplies. We will certainly look forward to returning in the future.

Thank you,
Nov 2012
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Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Enjoy with the Aloha spirit and please be considerate to leave the condo as you would like yours to be if someone else was renting it.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Plenty of plugins, Hairdryer provided, step in shower with seat.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleeps 2
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , ONLY 1 ALLOWED ON PULLOUT, FOR A TOTAL OF 3 IN UNIT
  • King size beds (1) Plush soft Hotel bedding, new Heavenly Mattress, 2013, Sleep Sofa (1) Queen
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This quiet residential air-conditioned condo is just one mile south of quaint Historic Kailua Village, Kona. A light breeze keeps the 80 degree plus weather comfortable in the afternoons. The condo is situated where the mountain/ocean breeze flows through in the evening. Take a dip down at the ocean front pool that perches on a lava point. Walk to the sea on the stone walk way along the pool to watch the sunset over Kailua pier at the other side of the Bay. Free secure wireless internet and your personal safe recently installed.


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average rating of 4.6875 based on 48 reviews

Kona 2017 DGW

  • 5 of 5

''This place is perfect . Has everything you need and within walking distance to town. Real homey condo. Real comfortable for two people.

We never met the owner Judy but she is always available and will help with anything. I feel like she is a member of the family.

Will surely stay here again if available when we return.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Darlene thank you for staying with us. We are always pleased when people enjoy our condo. We really want people to feel at home so they will always have good memories of their trip to Kona. We hope you got to see lots of island sights when you were there. Again, if the time for next year opens up, I will give you a call. Have a wonderful summer full of fun and more vacations. Thanks for your nice compliments
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So cozy

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful little condo exceeded our expectations. It is a lovely, cozy place with all the amenities a person could want. The list of things we appreciated is long, but I will name just a few. Everything was clean, tidy and attractively decorated. The bathroom is spacious, the bed is comfortable, and the lanai has some ocean views. There are beach towels, beach chairs, and a cooler for use. There is a convenient laundry area right next door. The condo location is very near Kona, the town area.The owner was very pleasant and easy to deal with. We really enjoyed our stay there.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria BC, Canada

Super Cute!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo! When it says means CLEAN!! It was truly Spotless. We were very comfy, and it had all we needed for our stay on the Big Island! Nice to have a very comfy king size bed also....we would definitely stay here again, and I'm recommending it to friends who love to travel the Big Island!

Mahalo, Judy for making our stay here so nice!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! It was so nice having folks like you to share our home with. I enjoyed our conversations and knowing you and your wife are such caring people. Thank you for any referrals that you send our way and you are welcome back anytime. MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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Pasco, Wa.

We enjoyed the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We found this condo exactly as advertised and our stay at Kona Shores was delightful. Everything we needed in this well equipped unit was easily located and the lanai just wonderful for breakfast each morning as we sipped our coffee and enjoyed the view. I was particularly impressed with the coffee maker that made very nice coffee, was easy to use and clean, and so much more practical than the current pod machines. While it was not brand new, if I knew where to buy one, I would.

We found plenty of storage for the two of us and the bed was large and comfortable. While there is bedding for four and a sofa bed that can be separated with a screen partition, the unit is really set up for two. Most of the time the ocean breeze and ceiling fans made the air conditioner unnecessary and the location just steps from the ocean, close to tourist Kona and convenient to Hwy 11 south, 19 north and 190 to the mountains can hardly be beat. Even with the windows and slider open the unit is amazingly quiet. We'd definitely stay here again.

Rob and Susan

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Robert. So glad that you were able to stay with us and enjoyed your time in our condo. It was nice speaking with you as well. We love guests who are kind in words and who really care for the place they stay!. I believe the one cup coffee maker was purchased from Amazon, if that helps you. We have one in our home in California as well. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Mahalo Nui Loa Judy
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Great option for a low-key trip

  • 4 of 5

This place works really well if you want be out and about a lot and need a great "come-home-to" place. The condo had everything we needed even when we couldn't find it at first. Remember to use the AC and keep the doors close if you visit during hot times. Only wish we had used a car so it would have made us more likely to use the outdoor things allowed for use (beach chairs, etc). There were no issues with cleanliness or the place not living up to the advertisement description.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jason for your nice review. I am sorry for the slow response here but somehow I missed your review! Yes, a car is always recommended on the island as you miss much of the beauty of the island if you can't drive it. Thank you for staying with us and we hope you will choose to return! Judy
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Cozy Condo with Everything You Need

  • 5 of 5

This cozy condo has a great location! Bed was extremely comfortable & I slept like a baby. We cooked meals and found all the utensils, pans and casserole dishes needed. The lanai was great with an awesome sun shade to sit in the shade even during the afternoon sun. Owner is very responsive and very nice.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed out "home away from home". Mahalo Nui Loa!
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Kona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Huggo's and Huggo's on the Rocks
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Don the Beachbomber
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Honol's Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning, Non refundable $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates and availability are subject to change without notice unless confirmed with a payment.

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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