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Tropical Vacation at an Affortable Price Cross street from Magic Sand Beach

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 11-12)

Come to the Big Island, unpack your bags in The Kona House au nd begin the perfect tropical get away!

The Kona House is in an ideal location: one hundred feet from Magic Sands Beach, a mile and a half to Keauhou Shopping Center and three miles from the heart of old Kona Town. You'll have access to shopping, movies, great restaurants, shave ice, galleries, golfing, snorkeling and diving tours, live entertainment, parks, beaches and harbors . If you are an explorer this is a great starting point for traveling south to the Volcano or north to the majestic Kahala coast and mountainous Waimea town.

The Kona House is a child friendly destination and serves as relaxing family retreat. Warm sunny days keep our pool warm enough for evening dips while you BBQ on the huge, roof top lanai. Or, put your feet up listen to the chirping birds in the old banyan tree and the rhythmic sound of the waves hitting the shore at Magic Sand Beach and order in. If you are really motivated walk the hundred steps to the beach and applaud the sunset. It's a good show and guaranteed daily.

The Kona House is a generous, 3500 square foot double story house. The space is designed to allow privacy and quiet on wrap around decks while providing a large group area for watching TV and playing games. There is also an office with hi speed wireless internet access for those who need to stay in touch with friends or work.

The Kona House has a hidden secret. A one bedroom, completely equipped apartment with a private entrance that is separated from the main house by a hallway. It is the perfect getaway for a couple.

The Kona house has been beautifully landscaped with local plants and is especially proud of it's old Banyan Tree.

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your reservation 90 days prior your arrival date with $500 cancellation fee, and get the rest of money back.

Check-In: 4:00 PM. Early check-in may be permitted if the house is ready, and must be pre-arranged with us. The additional fees for early check-in are $58 for 2:00 pm check-in, $119 for 12:00 am check-in, and $200 for 10 am check-in.

Check-Out: 11:00 AM. Late check-out may be permitted if there is no new tenant arriving the same day. Late check-out must be pre-arranged with the manager. The additional fees for late check-out are $58 for 12:00 pm check-out, $119 for 2pm check-out, $168 for 4pm check-out, $224 for 6pm check-out, $268 by 8 pm check out

*** We have another OCEANFRONT house Alii Hale - 3 bedroom 3 bathroom with SPA/AC for 12 people on Alii Dr. 5 minutes walk to Kahaluu Beach Park (also called kids beach or turtle beach)

*** We have another OCEANFRONT house Lyman’s Hale 5 bedrooms 4 bathrooms house on Alii Dr for 15 people right at Lyman's Surf Spot and White Sand Beach. Pool/Spa/AC

*** Sunset Paradise a great OCEAN VIEW beautiful pool, 5 minutes to town and beaches with 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms for 18 people.

*** Keauhou Hale - 5 bedroom 5 bathroom cross the street from the ocean with private Pool/Spa/AC for 18 people. 5 minutes Walk to Keauhou Bay, shopping center

*** Alii Makai - 7 bedrooms 6 bathroom for 22 people, 5 minutes to beaches and downtown, private pool/spa/AC, 5 star reviews

*** Kilohana Hale - a great OCEAN VIEW big house 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms for 18 people, with private pool/spa/AC, 5 minutes to town and beaches

*** KKSR 4103 - Oceanfront big condo for 12 people 10 minutes walk to Kahala’u beach park and Keauhou Shopping center, 10 minutes to downtown Kona, 15 minutes walk to Keauhou Bay

*** Magic Sand Beach House - Cross the street from Magic Sand Beach with 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms for 22 people, with private pool/spa/AC. 1 minutes walk to Magic Sand Beach


Emmy and Bob

owners and managers of

KonaHome Vacation Rentals

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Emmy and Bob owner and manager of KonaHome Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018

About Emmy and Bob owner and manager of KonaHome Vacation Rentals

Aloha and Welcome to Kona Vacation Rentals. This is Emmy and Bob. We are the owners of these lovely vacation rentals in Kona. We lived in Silicon Valley California for over 25 years and worked as software engineers and entrepreneurs. We built several successful start up companies and pursued our entrepreneur dreams there. We loved living in the California Bay Area and still consider it our "Home on the Mainland".

Emmy's lifelong dream has always been to live by the ocean. When we first truly memorable experience in Hawaii was the family vacation on the cruise ship that visited each of the Hawaiian islands. We fall in love with Kona, Big Island the best. There is so much to do here, with crystal clear water for snorkeling, rainforests, waterfalls, and volcanoes to explore, and mountains that almost reach the stars.

We bought our first dream house in 2013, and three years later, just after our daughter graduated from high school in California in 2016. Then we moved to Kona. Besides high tech, one of Emmy’s lifelong interests has been real estate. Every destination Emmy visit, she love exploring the properties in the area. Combining our love for Hawaii and homes, now we own and manage 8 beautiful vacation rental houses.

We have put much effort into every house to make them as comfortable and welcoming as your home. We use the latest technologies on the rental houses, with smart lock, amazon Alexa, comprehension customized online welcome book for each guest and much more.

We are responsible and responsive to your inquiries. We live close to all of our rental houses, we are always available for our guests. We do our best to provide the best services to our guests.


Emmy & Bob

owners and managers of

KonaHome Vacation Rentals

Why Emmy and Bob owner and manager of KonaHome Vacation Rentals chose Kailua-Kona

Its a great way to live, always sunny and close to the beach

What makes this house unique

This house is very centrally located yet set back in a quiet friendly neighborhood. It is a great alternative for a family wanting to make the most out of their vacation for a reasonable price.


Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Max. adults: 22
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) day bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Tropical Vacation at an Affortable Price Cross street from Magic Sand Beach
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 42 reviews
cassopolis, mi

Very nice home!

  • 5 of 5

This home fit our family of 13 just wonderfully! Great location by White Sands and Kahalu'u.

The kitchen was large and had pots, pans, plenty of cutlery, glasses, 2 coffee pots. You might need to bring some tinfoil or Tupper ware if you plan on cooking and having leftovers.

All the bedrooms had air conditioning, ceiling fans, and there were plenty of oscillating fans to go around as well.

Bathrooms were nice with plenty of towels, washcloths and beach towels.

There were some beach chairs, pool noodles, boogie boards, water shoes, life jackets, and 2 infant float rings. There was also a playpen available to use. There were no fins or snorkel gear.

We had fun playing with the board games, cards, and puzzles that were available in the home.

The only negative that we had was the wifi was very spotty. But we spent most of our time outdoors, so it didn't affect our trip very much.

Overall this was a very well stocked and comfortable home. We enjoyed it here very much.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Portland, Oregon

Perfect house for a large group!

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing! It's traditional Hawaii at its best. There's tons of room, it's not cramped in any way. We had spaces we never used! The beach is a 3 min walk away and the pool is perfect to cool off in or hang out at with friends and family!! The house is well stocked and Catherine is very responsive to any needs! Stay here!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bonney Lake, Wa

Great house, lots of room for everyone, kitchen well stocked including some spices.

  • 5 of 5

House was very nice and the rooms large. We were very comfortable (8 of us) and the pool was well equipped with toys for the kids. The only thing that kinda was bad is that the mosquitoes were horrible. We could not use the pool as often as we wanted and we were unable to eat outside on the beautiful deck because of those buggers. Maybe more spraying and vegetation cut away more. We would love to stay there again, but without the mosquitoes. Great price and owner is very nice and helpful. Can't go wrong.

Thank you Catherine for lending us your home, my grandchildren wanted to buy the house and move there, lol🤗?

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great size house & perfect location

  • 4 of 5

This house was great for our group of 13, plenty of space, kids friendly (toys, beach stuff, light pram, high chair, swim vest, portable cot, etc), very close to the beach (even walkable for small kids), pool was a big bonus for us and our kids!

Not a modern house, but for the price it was good & clean. Well equipped, except, for some reason there were no dish cloth, cleaning product & no cleaning cloth, so we had to buy some because we were there for almost 2 weeks and had to maintain a bit the kitchen...

Only down side for us was that the pool got a bit greeny after few days, but the owner quickly tried to correct the situation...

Thanks Catherine!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, plenty of room, very clean, owners are very nice to work with, but it gets hot.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time here (5 adults and 5 kids from 3 to 10 years old). The house is very spacious, has everything you need in the kitchen, was clean when we arrived, had plenty of beach stuff, and the pool was perfect. The location was great for us as Magic Sands beach was ideal for our group. We did have a problem with a bedroom air-conditioning unit but the that was quickly and easily resolved by the owner. The only negative was the temperature of the main part of the house during the day. The bedrooms were all cooled with window units but the kitchen/dining/living room areas was quite hot in the afternoon and evening. Since we cooked most meals in the house, we really noticed it. All in all, we would certainly rent here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, clean, beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely located near Kona.

Excellent for medium to large sized groups (we had six in our party).

Large kitchen and appliances for cooking as wanted and needed.

Loved the upper deck patio with breezes.

The property manager was very responsive and helpful when needed regarding information about the home and activities on the island.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lava Tube Cave
Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area
Island Breeze Luau
Kahaluu Beach Park
Rainbow Falls

outrigger paddling


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

pool/spa service $125 + Tax
AC Usage $289 + Tax
Owner's Insurance $89 + Tax
cleaning fee $399 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

$399 cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund