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Ahhhh Paradise Location, Location, Location Snorkel, Surfing L@@k @ reviews

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Ahhhhhh…… Paradise. ALOHA, You have found the perfect Hawaiian Vacation Spot. We are located right at the BEST snorkeling beach on the Big Island, even the lifeguards were talking about it when we were there in Oct. It can't be beat. If you love to snorkel, this is the condo you want. The snorkeling is absolutely incredible and since you are right there, you have the opportunity to go morning, noon and early evening. There are so many species of colorful fish and they are so friendly. When went in May, and I felt like I was in 'Fish Heaven,' they were that beautiful. Also, this is a Bay where many sea turtles hang out. They love swimming along with you. I will be happy to share some of our pics or You-tube video with you. As for the beach, it is perfect for little ones too. Our generally gentle beach is only steps from the condo. I have some pictures on this site and have more if you want to see them. (they only let me post 20  ) During the Winter months the surf to the North part of the bay kicks up making it a great surfing spot. Just walk a block North to the local Surf Shop and rent snorkeling gear, take surf lessons or rent a paddle board. Went with our Grandsons (ages 8 and 10 this Summer and they loved the surf lessons given by Ben, who by the way is Great with kids) It was definitely the highlight of their Summer. Also note, the Bay area is pretty much protected and great to snorkel any time. AND, don’t forget to try the shaved at the beach from the food truck that comes daily.

From the condo OCEAN Views are yours! Our New Designer Decorated Condo can be your oasis away from home. Walk in the door to the sound of Hawaiian music from our Bose system welcoming you. The view of the Ocean as you open the door is breath-taking, I am sure you will agree. We are the newest construction on Alii Drive in the last 20 years! The condo has all you will need for your home away from home. I love all the colors of Hawaii, so we incorporated that throughout the condo. Open the triple sliding French door and cross over the teak threshold onto the lanai, take in the beautiful ocean view, smell the air and listen to the native birds while watching the palms gently sway in the tropical breeze. At this point.....Ahhhh you will know you are in 'Paradise.' Mornings and evenings are a real treat. In the morning you will enjoy your views of the coastline and beach. You will see and hear an array of brightly colored songbirds singing their morning songs. Early Wed. morning you will see luxury cruise ships sailing into port. In the evenings, while enjoying your dinner, you will be treated to one of those unforgettable Kona sunsets where the colors of the sky and sea are beyond description and quite possibly your imagination. Watch closely.......... you might be fortunate enough to get a glimpse of the famous 'green flash'. Phil has seen it, but I never have.....!

Our condo is large, luxurious, and has all the amenities you need. The condo features state of the art design from the granite counter tops to the glass door cherry wood cabinets completely stocked with colorful dishes. The bathrooms have glass block showers and art glass sinks, just to name a few. All of the rooms as well as the lanai have tropical ceiling fans and tray ceilings. There is a large flat screen TV in the living room with Disc player and a TV in each bedroom with disc player. We have free wi-fi internet and free long distance to the U.S. and Canada.

Kona is a very simple residential beach village with a beach town flair... Low-rise condos intermix with homes and parks, snorkel lagoons and little sandy coves.... a real homey feel compared to the resorts. You will fall in Love with The Big Island. Every time we go, I am on the lookout for more beaches and fun things to do. I have a long list with lots of links that I am happy to provide to you.

Dec 6, West Hawaii Today, named Kailua-Kona top U.S. destination for travel.

On Tuesday Kona was named in the top 10 Travelers’ Choice Destinations

I would also like to note that The Beach Villas at Kahaluu are RATED # 1 SPECIALTY LODGING IN KAILUA-KONA .

Next to Turtle Beach - Kahalu'u Beach Park

Fantastic Ocean View Location

Ocean View Pool, Jacuzzi & BBQ

Short Walk to Swimming, Snorkeling & Surfing

Golfing, Stores & Restaurants Nearby

Large & Luxurious Condos

Elevator Access (Building 2, our buiding only)

GOLF: If you are a golfer....we are less than 1/2 mile from The Kona Country Club which has 2 beautiful Ocean courses. There is also a nice restaurant there overlooking the Ocean and course. It is right by the Sheraton Hotel.

Our unit has a sofa bed as well as a porta crib and highchair for a baby.

POOL: The infinity pool is just steps away and has beautiful Ocean views. When you are swimming in the pool, it has the feeling of just spilling into the ocean. There is a keikei (kiddie pool) area in the big pool.) Great to sit and suntan in the shallow water or if you have little ones it is perfect for them. There is a lava rock spa and a gas barbeque. Tables and chairs as well as lounge chairs are in the pool area.

We are happy to provide our guests with lists of recommended nearby restaurants and lots of activities. We have a passion for the Big Island and love helping our guests with suggestions for their traveling needs. We also have a concierge, Rebecca who is happy to work with you and help you with any of your island planning needs.

We offer the use of our ice chest, beach towels, beach chairs and boogie boards to our guests. If you are looking for access to the beach with all the modern conveniences of home, look no further you have found the ultimate vacation experience that you will want to return to year after year.

Note: If you go to Google Earth, go to Kahalu'u Beach and you will see the photos I have added near the Kahalu'u Beach areaI am happy to provide additional pictures for you to enjoy. Let me know if you would like to see more pictures of the condo, the area, etc. There is also a turtle we swam with on YouTube under konagail.

PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL ME FOR RATES.....661 251-6475

Also, email or call me for rate information for your specific dates. If I don't have all your dates available I will help you find an alternative. I love helping others with their Hawaii plans, even if I am already booked. :) We own 3 condos now in Kona, and I market 2 others so there are many possibilities. Book with us with confidence and don't pay the fee thru VRBO to book through them. I am able to take a credit card if you prefer thru Square. Please read my reviews that I take great pride in and book with confidence. I get many repeaters 3 and 4 times since the complex was first built. I Love Hawaii and Love helping our guests with any of their Island needs. You will love my “Fun to-do” list also. :)

We also own 451091 on VRBO, as well as 697652, which is a 1 bedroom unit at another complex..

NOTE: I am not an automated site, you can email or call me directly and I am usually available most the time. We have local onsite manager who you will love. I try to get back to you very quickly and thoroughly enjoy helping you with any planning of your Hawaii experience. Just call me and even if I don't have availability I will try to help you find another place to stay.

Keywords: New Upscale condo Kahalu'u B

each, Beach Villas, designer decorated

Snorkel, Surfing, Golf, Swimming, Beach, Condo, View, Baby pool, Baby bed, Highchair, VIEWS, near town, close to Saturday Market, nearby rafting/boating trips at Keauhou Bay, Snorkeling, Great for kids. Has Location, Location, Location. :)

NOTE: I will try to beat other listed rates! I will give you professional/personalized attention and am happy to help with any of your traveling needs on the island. It is my passion to help you with your Hawaii booking. I am available 7 days a week and will get back to you right away. Looking forward to hearing from you. Mahalo...

I have lots more pictures online. Try viewing this. https://www.snapfish.com/library/photos?website=snapfish_us&cobrand=snapfish&locale=en_US#state=%7B%22pgvw%22%3A%22siav%22%2C%22aid%22%3A19219033006%2C%22isShared%22%3Atrue%2C%22oid%22%3A14440364%2C%22dc%22%3A%22AUS%22%7D

NOTE: I may also have a connection for you for inexpensive car rentals with any bookings.

NOTE: I take pride in repeat guests and want you to be one of them....Mahalo and with Aloha....Gail and Phil

More Details

Owner
Gail Eddy
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016

About Gail Eddy

Owning a piece of Hawaii, has always been our dream. We went to Kona in 2007 stayed at The Beach Villas at Kahalu'u, Phase I and were told Phase II would be build. We jumped at the chance to have the first choice for what we think is the best condo in Phase II. The condo has incredible views of the coastline as well as the Beach. We wanted a place for us as well as our now grown and married kids, and grandkids to enjoy. We wanted a gentle beach and Love to snorkel. Kahalu'u is just incredible...so much color and colorful fish there along with numerous sea turtles. I have numerous pictures I would love to share if you would like me to send you some.

There are also historical grounds all around Kahalu'u for you to enjoy. There are many petroglyphs just across the street. I will be happy to share all the information with you.

Gail Eddy purchased this condo in 2009

Why Gail Eddy chose Kona Coast

The Location, Location, Location. How can you go wrong owning a piece of Paradise at the Best Snorkeling Beach on the Island. Kahalu'u has everything we had wanted, the gentle snorkeling/swimming beach. The abundant sea turtles you can swim with,check You Tube 'Konagail' to view our recent video. There are also literally hundreds of species of colorful fish. I have so many great pics, I would love to send you some, just ask.

If you like nature, you can hike to the many secluded Ocean areas along Ali'i Drive. White Sands Beach is a nice walk and about 1/2 mile away. You can stroll through the grounds of the former Keauheou Outrigger Hotel where you will find ancient fish ponds, King Kameamehaha's old stomping grounds and an ancient birthing area by the Ocean just to the South of the hotel.

What makes this condo unique

You won't want to leave the Lanai. We have colorful fiestaware dishes to make your table very Hawaiian and beautiful. Cast your views on the swaying palms and ocean, you won't want to leave the privacy of your lanai. I like to pick up a fresh Hawaiian bouquet at the market in town for $10.00 It is sure to bring you enjoyment. Barbeque a steak or some fish down at the pool and take it up to the lanai and enjoy your evening by candle light while listening to Hawaiian music as the breeze gently blows. Bring back the romance. You won't find any more perfect ambience. The view of the coastline as well as Kahalu'u Beach is incredible.

The lanai features beautiful furniture where you can relax, read a book, sip your tropical drink, eat your meals and have your morning coffee.....ahhhh.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had an absolutely fabulous time in Kona and your condo was great! Thank you so much for letting us stay there for a week. It was one of the best vacations we've had and we all agreed we'd love to go back some day. The kids had fun staying in their own room and the sand/beach toys were so nice to be able to borrow. Thanks again - you have an amazing home in Kona and what a great location!"
Mar 2012
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Ahhhh Paradise Location, Location, Location Snorkel, Surfing L@@k @ reviews
average rating of 4.974359 based on 83 reviews
San Diego
5

Outstanding location

  • 5 of 5

We had a third floor condo with nice view from the lanai. Proximity to beach and excellent snorkeling, great shopping mall with restaurants and outstanding grocery store. Enjoyed cheap fresh ahi and papayas! Everything was clean and in order. Parking convenient. Far enough from town to be quiet and close enough to be convenient, but we went there only once.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo!

  • 5 of 5

First time visitors on Big Island and everything was beyond our expectations. The condo is beautiful, clean, well decorated and most importantly well located. You cross the street and amazing snorkeling awaits you and best of all, you can go before the crowd comes. There is a grocery store five minutes from the condo. We enjoyed the beautiful sunset on the lanai. Gail provides bodyboards, a cooler and beach towels. We used the AC and the only negative is that it has a timer attached to the AC. I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Visit, AS ALWAYS!

  • 5 of 5

We are repeat visitors and everything exceeded our expectations once again! Gail's condo is paradise indeed! The location is perfect - right across the street from an amazing snorkeling beach. The condo was beautiful and very clean. We especially enjoyed having our coffee out on the lanai every morning. On this trip we enjoyed scuba diving with the manta rays (highly recommended!), star-gazing at Mauna Kea, and a trip to visit the waterfalls on the Hilo side. Our kids, ages 8 and 10 had a blast surfing with Kahalu'u Bay Surf and Sea. Ben, the owner, was so great with the kids! I just love the Big Island and Gail goes above and beyond to make your experience memorable. Make sure you ask for Gail's fun "to-do" list! I can't wait to plan my next trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Broomfield, Colorado
5

Did not disappoint in any way

  • 5 of 5

It was our first time to the Big Island and we considered staying at a resort, but we are so glad we chose Gail's condo. It honestly felt more like we were visiting a real place rather than doing a typical tourist fly-over. The location and pace just felt right for where you actually are...a beautiful Hawaiian island. The sunsets from the lanai were spectacular. You can't be stressed after watching one of those.

We made good use of Gail's (and others) suggestions for food and sights and recommend a copy of "Fodor's Big Island" travel book. And felt like we were able to see a lot of the island. You do need to like driving, though.

The condo was very clean and tasteful decorated and it is always a pleasant surprise to not have to re-stock every little item in the kitchen. If we return to the Big Island this will be the first place I will check back into.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

We return again and again

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at "Gail's condo" many times, and always look forward to our stay. Gail goes above and beyond to make her guest feel welcome. She sends "Gail's tips" on things to do and secret, hidden places. If you need anything, just email and she will respond quickly. We love sitting on the lanai, looking up the coast and at our favorite snorkel beach. The location couldn't be better, just far enough away from the center of Kona to make it feel like you're on an island, and right across the street from the best snorkeling anywhere in Hawaii.

The condo is well maintained and has everything you need. We recommend it highly!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Idaho
5

ACROSS THE STREET FROM KAHALU'U SNORKEL/SURF BEACH

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late at night, but the condo was easy to find in the dark. Britt had the air conditioning turned on for us in advance. Parking is very easy and always available. The street is quiet and also has parking always on it. There is no extra charge for parking. The condo is very clean and nicely decorated. Just a few steps down to Kahalu'u Beach Park where there is great snorkeling. We saw turtles several days for free! Beautiful fish there too. Our favorite thing was to eat our meals on covered deck which overlooks the ocean and Kona in the distance. Has a nice ceiling fan to keep you cool there too. This condo is nicely stocked with anything you might need for the beach or for cooking. Washing machine worked great and was appreciated since we pack light. Two bathrooms and very nicely done. The event of the day was to walk to the beach and watch the sun go down. Fun walking along Alii drive, lots to see. Very nice pool area which you can see the ocean from and BBQ area. Gail Eddy, owner, is very easy to work with and gets back to you right away.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
KOA, Kona Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
across street
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
1 mile, Kona Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
1 mile
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
across street, Sam Choys....world reknown
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Villas at Kahalu'u
Nearest Point of Interest
KAHALU'U BEACH PARK
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Keauhou Bay
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Kona Country Club and Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Surf Shop
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FREE Keauheou Open Air Shuttle to town, beaches, shopping, p
Nearest Point of Interest
Kona Pier and Kona Town
Nearest Point of Interest
Kona International Airport (KOA)
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COSTCO
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Keauheou Outrigger Hotel
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The GIANT MANTA RAYS
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Captain Cook Monument /Kealakekua Bay
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Rent a Kayak from Lonnie
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: recommended

Kayaks available at $40.00 per day at neaby Keauheou Bay. It is within walking distance. Lots of GREAT boat trips that go out to snorkeling/diving locations such as Captain Cook and City of Refuge which are about 20 miles or less from the condo. The Bay where you catch the boats is only 1/2 mile away. Enjoy the open air trolley that runs every hour. Ride into town, the shopping center, Sheraton Hotel, the Pier, beaches, etc. It is very relaxing and excellent scenery along the way. It is fun to take into town in the evening, stroll around in the stores, restaurants and bars over the water. Then catch a ride back on the trolley. It has a stop just across the street from the condo and is very convenient.

Also, we are near the Sheraton Hotel where you can go watch the Giant Manta Rays every night. They have a light in the water and the Manta's are incredible. You can view them right from the patio at the Sheraton...wonderful experience. If you decide to do the dive yourself, you can catch the boat right there at nearby Keauhou Bay. I have heard it is really awesome.

We love morning strolls along beautiful Alii Drive. There are so many little coves and areas where you can just walk out on the smooth lava rock inbetween homes and take in the gorgeous views. I also recommend going to Googlemaps and just following the arrow along Alii Drive from the Pier in Kona or from our complex, which is 78-6721 Alii Drive. You can see what is really like and take in the beauty yourself.

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Rates & Availability

Keauhou Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$220
 
 
Feb 2 - March 1
Feb 2 2017 - Mar 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
March 2 - April 2
Mar 2 2017 - Apr 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
April 3 - May 31
Apr 3 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
June 1 - Sept 1
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.41%

Approx 1/3 to 1/2 due at booking. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival.

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Amenities

Keauhou Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Bed: Outstanding very comfortable king size bed with designer bedspread and extra pillows for your comfort. You will have a wonderful sleep., Queen size Beds (1) There is a queen sofa bed., Twin or Single Beds (2) Comfy twin beds in the second bedroom. They can be made up together for your convenience by our maids. Beautiful designer bedspreads that match the lovely yellow and aqua decor. The mural on the wall ties into the yellows and blues and makes you feel as if the ocean was at your windowsill. We also have a pack and play for baby., Baby Cribs (1) We have a Pack and Play that makes into a bed for baby. Also recently purchased a highchair. Have had lots of new grandparents, their children and new grandchild stay with us. Perfect for 4 people and new baby. :), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) same as sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
WE HAVE A CONSCIERGE THAT WILL BOOK ANY TRIPS FOR YOU. HER NAME IS REBECCA . I HAVE A SPECIAL 'FUN TO DO' LIST THAT I SEND OUT TO ALL OUR GUESTS. THERE ARE LOTS OF IDEAS, SOME GREAT FREEBIES TOO.

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