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The Ideal Condo with Room for All - Best Location in Kona!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,530 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms , 3 Baths, Sleeps 6-7

If you’re looking for the perfect spot in Kona for your Big Island vacation, you’ve found it with our owner-rented home in the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club. Our 3 bed – 3 bath condo provides guests three private sleeping areas and is ideal for families or up to 3 couples. The condo is centrally located in Kona just 10 minutes from Kailua and 20 minutes from the Keahole International Airport (KOA) in the Keauhou Resort area. Together, this location, the Kona Surf and Racquet Club complex and our upgraded unit offers one of the best vacation experiences on the Big Island.

KING’S CONDO

We’re very proud of our condo and hope your vacation experience will be fit for a King!

Our two story third floor property has been tastefully renovated and furnished. The condo has wood floors throughout the living area, granite kitchen countertops and new appliances. There are three California King beds to provide ample space for guests of any size and the second floor suite with its own bath, TV, office area and two fans gives a larger group plenty of space to spread out. High speed wireless internet, cable TV and Hawaiian music on the stereo are standard as well.

There are eight large overhead fans to keep you cool on the warmest afternoons and the area is designed for good airflow with vaulted ceilings throughout. Of course, the lanai will provide the “coolest” area of all and has electric screens to block the indirect afternoon sun as well as an overhead fan.

We’ve also equipped the condo with everything you need for a great time including a full, well equipped kitchen, refrigerator with an automatic ice maker, dishwasher, snorkel equipment, beach chairs, boogie boards and shore fishing gear.

If you’d like some help with what to do in the area, we’d be happy to provide a list of our favorite things to do on the Big Island.

KEAUHOU KONA SURF AND RACQUET CLUB

Lying on the ocean side of Alii Drive, the KKSRC is a gated complex consisting of oceanfront, fairway and garden condominiums. Our unit has a beautiful garden view with a lot of privacy relative to many others in the area. All units have oceanfront access providing an opportunity to stroll along the coast, fish or watch beautiful sunsets just 150 steps from the unit. The shoreline also provides good elevation to watch the whales on their annual visit to the islands during the winter months.

Although much of the waterfront is lava, there is easy walking access to a sand beach with tide pools just north of the resort area and the reef just off shore provides good shore fishing opportunities as well. The resort is directly on the ocean and as all shoreline in Hawaii is public you will have the same access to the beach and shoreline as those renting “oceanfront” units so you’ll feel free to walk anywhere on the grounds or the adjacent properties to the north where an archeological project is taking place.

At the center of the resort complex is a large pool and a covered pavilion with 3 common grilling areas provided around the grounds. The large L-shaped pool has one leg of the L built for small children and the other for swimming. Showers and restrooms are available poolside.

For golfers, the complex is perfectly situated between the ocean and the Kona Country Club, famous for 18 holes of championship golf winding between the ocean and nearby mountains.

KEAUHOU AREA

Keauhou rests peacefully at the southern end of Alii Drive. In Hawaiian, Alii means King or Chief, and for centuries this area was home to native Hawaiian kings seeking peace, beauty and respite. Alii Drive is the focus for activity in Kailua, just 5 miles north, but the action gets more relaxed as you work your way to the south end. Less than a mile away is King Kamehameha III Ave, a road that links Alii Drive to the mountain highway, allowing you quick access to your best routes either south or north along the Kona coast.

Within two miles of the KKSRC, you can find an amazing number of things to do. In addition to golf, off-site to the north, you can snorkel, swim, take a surfing lesson, kayak or just lay on the beach at the famous Kahalu’u Beach Park. It is known as one of the best and most protected snorkeling areas on the island and it’s less than a mile from KKSRC. Continuing north along Alii, there are a number of beach parks, each with its own unique features.

Going south, peaceful Keauhou Bay has a wonderful swimming and picnic area in addition to the local canoe club headquarters. There are only a few fishing charters that work out of this bay and we can help you make a contact with them if you’re interested in going after the big ones. Beyond the bay is a sacred Hawaiian area that is barren except for a foot trail that you can walk. You’ll see hand-built rock walls dating back more than 100 years and the occasional offering…right alongside a rock climber or cliff diver.

Finally, within walking distance, the Keauhou Shopping Center provides a great place to pick up your groceries, locally caught fish, sunscreen, beer and the flip-flops you left at home. There is also a movie theatre and a number of excellent restaurants. There is even a farmers market on Saturday with live music and many local products for sale.

Beyond the two-mile radius, the Kona coast offers a tremendous diversity of things to do. You might visit a Kona Coffee Farm, take a short tour and taste coffee made from peaberry, snorkel at the location where Captain Cook died in 1779, hike the mountains and shoreline along marked (and unmarked) trails, run on Alii drive (there are markers at each HALF mile), shore fish or charter a boat to catch a fish potentially larger than your rental car, walk to (nearly) deserted beaches, or sample the nightlife in Kailua town.

More Details

Owner
Judy Berger
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Judy Berger

Bob and I are native Minnesotans and can really appreciate the warmth and beauty of the Big Island in the dead of winter. The surprise for us was how wonderful it is during the rest of the year as well.

The Big Island is our favorite vacation spot and we really enjoy providing our home to others so they can fall in love with it too!

Our goal in sharing our home is for you to have an experience you'll remember for the rest of your lives. We will gladly help you with activity ideas, local information and our favorite things to do so feel free to ask.

Aloha and Mahalo!

Judy Berger purchased this condo in 2009

Why Judy Berger chose Keauhou

We have vacationed on the Big Island of Hawaii for many years and had been especially happy when we stayed in Keauhou. We decided to make it our permanent vacation destination and share it with you. We live in Minnesota and particularly enjoy the 100 degree temperature difference between Keauhou and St. Paul in January.

Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Keahole International
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Several options
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Kahalu'u Beach Park
Car: recommended

Amenities

Keauhou Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1530 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , vanity sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , vanity sink
    Master bath - toilet , shower , vanity sink, laundry machines
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Loft Suite - 1 king , 2 room divided loft suite with bathroom
    Bedroom - 1 king
  • All king beds are California kings.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Direct ocean access in complex, 3 California king beds, lighted tennis courts available for guests, ceiling fans in every room.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Ideal Condo with Room for All - Best Location in Kona!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 38 reviews
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First Class Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo is fantastic! It is beautifully decorated with quality furnishings and the kitchen has everything you need and more. The three comfortable king beds and three baths were perfect for our three couples stay. It is spacious and the lanai is great for evening cocktails and morning coffee. This condo has everything you need for fun in paradise including snorkel gear, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach towels and coolers. The Hawaiian music iPod is a nice touch. The owners are great to work with, responding quickly and providing good information for things in the condo and on the island. It's First Class all the way.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Location for Hawaii Adventure

  • 5 of 5

The condo is well maintained and spacious. The three separate bedrooms allow for privacy. We were pleasantly surprised at all the extras in the condo - no need to rent or buy boogie boards, snorkeling gear, etc. The owners are easy to communicate with and very responsive.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Like home

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to stay! We all had plenty of space and your choices of games and movies helped fill an afternoon of rain. Lots of places say they have fully equipped kitchens but few truly do. Yours definitely qualifies as the best we have experienced. It was easy to make great meals with sharp knives, a rice cooker and a stainless steel skillet instead of only nonstick cookware. We also appreciated all the amenities in the condo for us like all cotton sheets, snorkeling gear, etc.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic and just what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

What a great experience! We had an amazing time and couldn't have asked for anything more. The condo had everything we needed for our trip. We are a family of seven and we felt we had lots of space and lots of amenities in the condo, the complex, and the overall location! Correspondence with the owners was always prompt and extremely helpful. This definitely lived up to all of our expectations! Mahalo!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! The owners provided everything you could possibly want for a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We'll be back! So much to do but so little time.

  • 5 of 5

If it were possible to give this condo 6 stars, we would. The owners couldn’t have responded more quickly or be more organized. They clearly try to exceed guest expectations. We had a perfect stay.

Aesthetically, the condo and garden views are gorgeous…the beautiful ocean is a very short stroll away. Be sure to take your cocktail with you to watch the sunset! The furnishings and décor are perfectly appointed to give you that peaceful Hawaiian culture feeling. The owner’s narrative and photos do not do this unit justice. This condo is super clean and has everything you could possibly need; from the nice linens & very comfy beds, to a fully equipped kitchen, in-unit laundry, beach gear and ample space for entertaining. After a fantastic day at the beach or other activities, there are convenient options for grocery shopping and restaurants all within walking distance. Loved the location and everything about this unit!! There is so much to do here that we have already decided to come back for a longer stay next time around….and hope we can get lucky and stay at Bob & Judy's, King’s condo again!!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.42%

Monthly rates are available upon request
Additional Fees: $165 Cleaning and $250 Refundable Security Deposit Required
All rates subject to current Hawaii state taxes (13.42%)
HI tax ID - TA-094-171-5456-01, GE-094-171-5456-01

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.