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Fantastic Ocean/Beachfront Retreat - Exceptional Setting! AC in 2018!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Hawaii Tax Id - W01289604-01

*INSTANT BOOK is AVAILABLE on reservations made more than 7 days in advance. Call if your trip is sooner! *

Air-Conditioning will be available in 2018! This will make unit & location even more fabulous!

Ready for some time in Paradise? Where spectacular views of the ocean and sunsets relax, renew, and refresh you? Then, this artfully redesigned, custom-remodeled oceanfront townhouse is just the spot for you. Enjoy it all from a prime seat on the covered lanai or the tasteful living room, or from the brand new (2017) king-sized bed in the master bedroom. Be lulled to sleep by the ocean waves and waken to the sun’s sparkle on the water.

Wintertime brings whales into view, and in other seasons, spinner dolphins, sea turtles (honu), and outrigger canoes glide by. The golden flashes you’ll see in the water just below the yard are yellow tangs.

Every amenity you might want awaits you in this beautiful, homey unit. Newly-tiled floors downstairs and the well-appointed kitchen make vacation living easy. You can relax in the jacuzzi bathtub upstairs. Both bathrooms have been custom designed by the owner, an artist whose work is featured throughout the townhouse.

Just steps away from the condo, past a treasured Hawai’ian Heritage Site, you will find the best snorkeling park on the island at Kahalu'u Beach. You can swim with sea turtles and beautiful tropical fish.

If swimming in a pool is more your style, the resort pool is close by, near our three premier tennis courts. Tennis players love being at the Surf & Racquet Club. They can take a lesson from our USPTA tennis pro, join in a clinic, or meet other players for games.

Shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and a Saturday Farmers’ Market are located a mere half-mile away in the convenient Keauhou Shopping Center.

Paradise. Where life is ideal. It’s right here.

Keywords: Townhouse; Condo; Oceanfront; Beachfront; Tennis

More Details

Property Manager
Sandy
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Reviewed on Trip Advisor on June 17, 2013 NEW



We stayed in Unit 197 (townhouse) in late April for two weeks and enjoyed it immensely. The location of the unit is great - steps away from a small beach with turtles in the morning and close to the pool. We ate every meal on the lanai and particularly enjoyed watching the sunsets during our dinners. The complex is a short walk from a wonderful snorkeling beach and just down the hill from a shopping mall with a large grocery store (with the best home-made pumpkin and banana breads). Sandy was wonderful to work with -- very helpful and enthusiastic. Although the unit is not fancy or luxurious, it is very comfortable. There is no dining table (or dining chairs) in the unit, but this didn't bother us since we enjoyed eating on the lanai. Be sure to visit the seahorse farm (near the airport) if you go!



Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
Apr 2013
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Amenities

Keauhou Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs - toilet , shower , And, sink!!
    Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , And, sink!!
  • Each bathroom has been remodeled with an artist's touch for detail. Beautiful!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Oceanfront - 1 king , Enjoy a wide open oceanfront view from your bed!
    Garden - 1 king , Listen to sounds of the surf and the birds while you relax!
  • California King beds in both bedrooms. All linens provided. **AC will be in the bedrooms starting in March 2018.**
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Fantastic Ocean/Beachfront Retreat - Exceptional Setting! AC in 2018!
average rating of 4.769231 based on 31 reviews
Windsor, Connecticut
5

Paradise at its best

  • 5 of 5

I think unit 197 was the first time I rented a vacation accommodation on the Internet. I had butterflies the entire 11 hour flight wondering why I did this, I know I'm going to get ripped off etc. That all went away once we walked in the front door and then when we saw what was outside the lanai door we immediately in love with the place. That was about 15 years ago and we come back every year. Sandy has been very good to us, often looking out for our best interests and we look forward to visiting with Geri as much as we can. It's hard to put into words the Mana I feel every time I visit the island and it keeps getting better.

Our best friends have lived on Oahu for 40 years in the pursuit of paradise and every year they come to stay at the house because they say That's Where Paradise Lives!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Bob: We feel the same way about you - it's like welcoming family back each year! Jan (the owner) loves her home in paradise and takes great pride in fixing it up each year to welcome new guests and especially the repeat guest clientele that has been built up over the years. As some might imagine, being in a tropical AND oceanfront setting comes with various challenges! But, the loveliness of the location is unsurpassed. Thank you for *finding* this lovely place and making it yours each November. We appreciate you and look forward to welcoming you back! Sandy K (Jan's next door neighbor)
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4

Fabulous Location. Beautiful Sunsets Every Night.

  • 4 of 5

Everything was fabulous. The hospitality was great. Jeri is a sweetheart. The week we stayed it was 86+ degrees everyday. Even though there are plenty of fans and ventilation it was difficult to sleep at night without air conditioning. We knew this going in but did not think it would be as hot and humid as it was.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

It was fine. Nice.

  • 4 of 5

Appreciate the heads up re 'warmth' in summer months. Fans were good.

Only negative is re cleanliness. If you are truly paying someone $200 to clean (which I doubt) you definitely aren't getting your money's worth. Kitchen floor had muddy drops (we cleaned that), mirrors smeared...

Owner was very available and helpful when the lock combo hadn't been updated.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal location for a stay on the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

An ideal place to base your Big Island stay. A quiet and lovely location outside of the Kailua-Kona crowds but close enough for an easy adventure into town or to get on the road to the Volcano or Hilo or other sights on the island. Turtles swim in the water in front of the condo and there is access to the beach through the condo property. Kahalu'u Beach Park is close by with great snorkeling (get there early). The condo can be a bit uncomfortable during the day since it has no A/C but the evenings are pleasant with the ceiling fans running and the windows open as the sound of the ocean lulls you to sleep. Has all the amenities you might need during your stay. Only negative I can think of would be the cleaning and guest supply fee ($180) which seems high considering you are expected to do all the laundry and dishwashing before you leave it practically ready for the next guest and little for housekeeping to do. We would definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle
5

Private location to rest on beach

  • 5 of 5

Great, easy location away from tourists, close to shopping for food needs. Townhouse felt roomy with nice bathrooms and excellent views. Kona beaches are not like other islands. We walked out our door to a rocky, but nice and private beach. Snorkeling okay from the beach. Chairs and umbrella provided. Loved our visit, great place to stay! Thanks!

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

Oceanside paradise

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here whilst I competed at the Ironman World Championships. This property was everything we hoped for and more! The house is clean, comfortable and has everything that you need. It is so close to the sea that you can watch the fish and turtles in the bay whilst still lying in bed! The snorkelling here was better than anywhere else that we travelled to. The surf and Racquet club was a quiet island of sanity away from the crazy race week in Kona but it was easy to drive in and park or even take the trolley bus in along Ali'i Drive. All local facilities were close by with excellant supermarket, restaurants and other shops. If I manage to qualify for the race again then we will certainly look to coming back to this lovely house.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
KOA - Kona International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
In your backyard or Kahalu'u Beach Park
Car: recommended

There is a fitness center in Kailua-Kona (10-15 minutes) or you can enjoy swimming in the pool or deep blue ocean. Bikes, walking and jogging are also very popular along Ali'i Drive which fronts our complex. Snorkeling and surfing and kayaking are all only minutes away as well. Nature's best fitness center!!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Guest Supply $185
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.42%

CANCELLATION POLICY and INTERNATIONAL TAX FEES

Credit Card - International Tax Fees
International Travelers will have international tax fees withheld from security deposit. For example: credit card processing for VRBO users in United States is 2.9%; international tax fees are an additional 2% totaling 4.9%. Guests using international card will have 2% of total credit card amount charged with-held from security deposit. No charge on domestic (US cards) regular 2.9%; charge on international tax fee only.


Cancellation Policy
Our formal cancellation policy is strict - there are NO refunds. Reservations cancelled 60 or more days prior to arrival can have deposit applied to another stay within one year of original arrival date. Cancellations less than 60 days have NO REFUND.


On an informal note, we understand that the unexpected can happen and would do our best to rebook any cancelled nights/days and try to offer a corresponding refund.

Guests agree to honor all details in RENTAL AGREEMENT upon payment for this rental.

Security Deposit Refunds are set to automatically refund within 7-14 days of check-out. Housekeeper will supply information of damage and corresponding receipts if and when necessary. We're lucky that this rarely occurs!

Cleaning & Guest Supply Fee - this covers departure out-cleaning & tax fee for housekeeper AND it also covers one time stocking for paper towels, toilet paper, soaps (laundry, dishwasher, dish, hand, bath), plastic wrap, garbage bags, baggies, glass cleaner, dryer sheets, etc. so that guests do not need to purchase these items independently.

Interim Cleaning ($125) - Guests staying 21 or more nights will incur a $125 interim cleaning fee for each segment of 10 nights.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.