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Kahaluu Bay Across from Snorkel Beach - Awesome Ocean View

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6) What an ocean view

Ideally located just across the beach from Kahalu'u Beach Park. This is a great place to stay if you like to snorkel, surf and swim. If not, it is close to everything else.

Easily accessible, convenient and with good under water scenery, Kahalu'u Bay is the most user friendly Snorkel Beach on the island. Unit is large and has had recent upgrades.

The pool and BBQ overlooking the bay make a great spot to relax and congregate after a day of exploring and shopping!

And don't forget the awesome view

Keywords: Condominium , Ocean View

More Details

Duane and Cheri Severson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Duane and Cheri Severson

We have been to every Island many times but we decided to buy here on the Big Island. We have enjoyed our place and try to visit as many times as possible. We hope you enjoy it as much as we have.

Duane and Cheri Severson purchased this condo in 2005

Why Duane and Cheri Severson chose Keauhou

We love the beautiful location. Right across from the best Snorkel Beach at Kahaluu bay. We have a great view of the bay and the surfers. During the winter season we can see the whales breaching. We added a spotting scope to see them even better.

What makes this condo unique

We have snorkel gear and a surf board. All you have to do is walk across the street. We have beach chairs, towels and ice chest if you don't want to get in the warm tropical water.


Keauhou Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , recently remodeled
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , recently remodeled
  • full bathrooms, just remodeled
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Pak-n-play and a rollaway bed available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , foldaway bed in couch
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Free Snorkel gear, Free surfboard, Ice Chest, etc


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(13 traveler reviews)

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Kahaluu Bay Across from Snorkel Beach - Awesome Ocean View
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Perfect condo, great location, Duane and Cherie really want guests to enjoy their stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great place, has everything, including a binder full of brochures, restaurant info, tips. Duane and Cherie really want guests to feel at home! Loved it here! Hope I get back soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Katie, It was a pleasure to have you stay. Thank you for your glowing review. We really do want everyone to feel at home (except it's in Hawaii :-) You are welcome back at any time. Thanks again! Duane and Cheri
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Fun at the beach

  • 5 of 5

We spent the last 9 days at the Kona Reef Condo and loved it. The condo was not only . as described in the advertisement but even better. The views are great and the snorkel beach is right across the street just a few steps away. Our family enjoys adventures and this made a great base to go star gazing on Mauna Kea, zip lining or see Volcano National Park, etc.. It's also great just for relaxing. Both the owners and the Manager Bob are great to work with. We hope to be back in the not too distant future.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the awesome review. You were a great guest. We'll look forward to your return. Duane and Cheri
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Stylish, comfortable condo with a Lanai to watch the ocean and sunsets.

  • 5 of 5

Duane and Cheri,

We love your condo! It is the perfect location with the view of the beach and the beautiful sunsets. You have made it a visually lovely place to live in. Everyday I would notice something new. We did a lot of fun things on the island. I wrote about some of them with the names of the providers we used in the journal you had in the condo. The condo was very comfortable. We slept well at night and had everything we needed right there. We appreciated the detailed information and instructions you left.

It is so kind of you to share this treasure with others. We will be telling family and friends about it as well as showing them the photos.


Diane and Ron

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We love that you love it. We work hard at keeping it up to date and fresh. Keep us in mind for your next trip to Hawaii. Mahalo, Duane and Cheri
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Beautiful view, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Kahaluu Bay apartment! It is a great place to stay with children, as the beach across the street is on the keiki (kid) reef, where it is very shallow and there are lots of gorgeous fish and sea turtles to swim with. The coral has been hit hard by people standing on it, so please don't stand on the coral! This is also a great place to surf, with a surf school right up the road. This location is in between two beautiful National Historic Parks and there is so much to do here. The apartment is well-appointed and we had access to anything that we needed for our stay. Duane provided all kinds of helpful advice for our stay. It really couldn't have been better!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our home away from home. We try to keep everything up to date and comfortable. Please come back anytime. Duane and Cheri
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Fabulous condo facing the best snorkelling beach ever!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the condo. Spacious, clean, light and airy - the sea breezes blew through it to keep it cool even though it was pretty hot when we were there. Gorgeous pool and surrounding area, we used it every day. Lots of thoughtful touches to make our vacation special - water shoes, kids life jackets, beach chairs and umbrella. There was snorkelling kit too (we didn't need to borrow it as we had our own), body boards and paddle board - meant to use them but never quite got round to it! Best of all though was the beach opposite - not the prettiest to look at but nice facilities (showers, snorkelling rental if you need it) and AMAZING snorkelling. The water is not that deep so you're up close to the fish, like being in an aquarium. And sea turtles too.

Duane was super responsive and easy to deal with. The onsite manager Sonya was very helpful, organised, great recommendations for shopping and restaurants. We chose the place because it was away from the big resorts - close enough to civilisation when we wanted it but without the crowds. We visited several beaches in our 4 days there, the kayaking across kealakekua bay (with the dolphins!) was a highlight. Great trip with Kona Boys.

Highly recommend the condo.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We love the area so we're glad we can share. It's great that there are now some more Hawaiian's at heart. Thanks again, Duane and Cheri
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Fabulous Vacation Spot with Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

What a delight to stay at your condo just steps away from our most favorite snorkeling beach! We ate every meal on the lanai enjoying our beautiful view. Thank you for having the beach chairs, umbrellas and mats to make our beach time so comfortable. This is the BEST place to stay on the big island! THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We try hard to please. Duane and Cheri
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Kahaluu Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Snorkel Beach .com
Car: necessary

Luau and Polynesian dancing, Farmers market, Star gazing at the observatory, Visit the Volcano National Park and the Sea Horse aquarium.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Tax Rate 14.41%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.