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Direct Ocean View in the Heart of Kailua-Kona/ At startline for Ironman!

Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
  • Condo636 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 21 nights

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Kona Plaza, located right in the heart of Kailua-Kona, is a quiet and private condominium building within walking distance of everything you want to do in Kona. Just across the street, you can go to the beach, the pier, shopping, and to the best restaurants in town. This condo unit (303) is located on the third floor overlooking beautiful Kailua Bay with a direct ocean view.

The condo has one bedroom with a new King sized bed and a very comfortable queen size foldout couch in the living room (sleeps 2-4 people). Blow up mattresses are also available if the kids want to sleep on the lanai (Our boys love sleeping outdoors on the lanai). The condo has recently been partially renovated and redecorated in a tropical and comfortable island style. It includes a fully equipped kitchen for cooking (no dishwasher) as well as a washer/dryer inside the unit.

Guests of Kona Plaza unit 303 can enjoy the onsite pool, sun decks, BBQ area, and secure onsite garage parking. Nearby, you will find additional shops, art galleries, beach apparel stores, hair salons, spas, jewelry stores, and great restaurants.

This location is perfect for Ironman. You can watch the swimming portion of the competition from the lanai or one of the sundecks and the marathon (on Ali'i Dr) from the lanai as well. Spinner Dolphins jump for your entertainment almost daily! The huge sliding glass doors out to the lanai overlook Ali'i Drive and the ocean. However, when you go to sleep you don't want to hear the action on Ali'i Drive! Fortunately, the glass sliding doors are made of soundproof glass and provide a very quiet experience for everyone in the unit. Central air conditioning is provided.

Keywords: Apartment, Alii Drive condo, oceanview, condominium

Property Manager

Mary and Tracy

Member Since 2010
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 13, 2018
About Mary and Tracy

After raising 5 children and retiring, this is our get away home, and we LOVE it!

Mary and Tracy purchased this Condo in 2011

Why Mary and Tracy chose Historic Kailua Village

We LOVE Hawaii and especially Kailua-Kona! This island is our favorite, we have friends here, we love the weather and love Kona Plaza.

What makes this Condo unique

This unit is as close to central Kailua-Kona as you can get. Go down the stairs or use the elevator and be in the middle of everything Kona has to offer. Including one of the closest rentals to the start line of Ironman. Underground secure parking is a rare bonus in Kona. Watch marine life like Spinner Dolphins and Humpbacks, harbor boats, cruise ships, submarines and harbor activities from the living room and lanai!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
        • King size beds (1) New solid wood frame King bed and mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Brand new convertible sofa is queen size. Also available are blow up mattresses for lanai sleeping.


        • 1 Bathroom
          • 1

          Location Type

            • Monument View
              Hulihee Palace and huge Banyan tree across street.
            • Ocean View
              View looks out over Kailua Bay. You can even walk directly across the street to the beach or down the street to the Kailua Pier.
            • Water View
              Expansive Kailua-Kona Bay view.


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Central A/C
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      In Unit
                    • Covered Parking
                    • Elevator
                    • Garage
                      Secured & covered underground parking garage for our renter.
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Broadband Access
                      Secure wireless DSL is available in the unit
                    • Linens Provided
                      For the queen pull out couch and for the optional lanai sleeping.
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      Underground and secure for our renter.
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Free off street parking in back of building also for a second car or for your guests.
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                      Bath towels and beach towels for 4.
                    • Washing Machine
                      In Unit
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Available throughout condo, password protected and secure.


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          A set for use in the microwave or ones that you may use on the lanai.
                        • Kitchen
                          Small kitchen, but well stocked for cooking, barbequing down the hall, baking, taking a picnic to the beach, or eating on the lanai. Service for 8 people.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          A few basic seasonings, coolers for taking a picnic to the beach, sun umbrella for making shade for your comfort, and beach chairs to sit off the sand!
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              We enjoy the lanai for all of our dining experiences....to be outside for our meals is a treat! Very comfortable elevated table and chairs to enjoy the ocean view!
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                  Cribbage, Bananagrams, and cards.
                                • Music Library
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  HDTV 32' with digital cable package. free internet included.
                                • Television
                                • Video Library
                                  Large variety of DVDs from popular tv shows, documentaries, award winning movies, to children's cartoons.


                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      Huge lanai overlooking Kailua Bay and Kona
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Within 50 foot walk from our front door to the barbeque and roof top deck area. Secured by a locked door in which our guests have access to.


                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Salt water pool on ground floor - recently refurbished, private (for guests only), fenced-in


                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • luaus
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • whale watching

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • wind-surfing


                                                                • Elevator takes you from either secured garage or main entry level. NO NEED TO TAKE STAIRS! Condo is stocked with beach chairs, cooler, snorkel gear for four, beach towels, and woven beach blankets. Free Broadband Internet. Secure direct and wireless internet connection in unit.

                                                                  46 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Wonderful place, well equipped and convenient location. We drove very little realky

                                                                  Bob and Mary W.

                                                                  Relaxing, fun and hard to leave! We were there one month and felt quite at home. Nice pool too.

                                                                  Home Away From Home

                                                                  Ellen M.

                                                                  Mary and Tracy clearly care about their home away from home and it shows in how well they accommodate you in their condo. The kitchen is so well equipped you could even do baking if you wanted to. The recent renovation includes all new appliances and a great tv/cable/dvd set up not to mention a very comfortable couch. There are many extras like beach towels, chairs, boogie boards, snorkeling gear, games, emergency supplies and even some coffee and filters to get you started til you make it to the grocery store. The lanai was spacious and we spent a lot of time out there enjoying the gorgeous ocean view and the ensuing ocean activity. It's a very short walk to the official swim start of the Hawaii Ironman and it offers a great place to swim with buoys marking a safe route (as well as distance) and plentiful fish to keep you entertained. There are countless bars, restaurants and shops handy. The property is very secure and the parking convenient (and felt very secure) in the basement. The on site salt water pool offers a convenient alternative to an ocean dip. We used the Murphy bed and found it comfortable. Mary was easy to reach when I needed to. We will definitely be back!

                                                                  Great place & location

                                                                  Alyssa T.

                                                                  We enjoyed our stay in the condo. It has everything you need and more (snorkel/ beach gear) and is in a great location. The condo is currently being renovated, it seems very close to being done. This didn't change our experience, just something to note. The AC was barely working but they had maintenance coming right after we left, and the owners have lots of fans that worked well. Bed was big and comfortable, everything was very clean and it was a very quiet complex at night.

                                                                  Super location. Spacious condo

                                                                  Tanay G.

                                                                  Well stocked property. Super interactions with Mary and Tracy. Special mention that they could accommodate for an early check in. And allow us use of snorkel gear on day of check out till late in the day.

                                                                  Well appointed condo with water view large lanai. Location best in Kona.

                                                                  Dennis H.

                                                                  Condo was perfect we stayed two weeks. Easy access to highways and walking distance to snorkeling and restaurants. Great having secure underground parking so unless you have the urge to explore, everything is walkable. Nice large salt water pool. Very few people ever swimming or sunning. Barbecue steps away on same floor to grill meals. Again spent many evenings with husband enjoying the sunset and tropical winds. Information supplied by owner very informative and helpful. Most relaxing place to stay on the islands. Love the Big Island and hope you will be lucky enough to stay at this amazing property. Mahalo!

                                                                  Great location in the heart of town.

                                                                  Jill D.

                                                                  The condo unit is in the heart of downtown right behind the stores on Ali'i Drive. As people have noted before, the AC units from those stores are pretty loud so you won't be hearing the waves, but we found we got used to it really quickly and did end up spending a lot of time out there on the large balcony. You can access Ali'i Drive directly from the underground parking garage and the pool was lovely to spend 30 minutes in when things got a little too hot outside.

                                                                  The condo had everything we needed and is the perfect size for a couple. The beach mats, beach towels, snorkels and masks, boogie boards, and other items available for use were a great addition that we used regularly. Mary was very responsive when we had questions and we won't hesitate to book again the next time we're in Kona.


                                                                  Kailua-Kona, HI, USA

                                                                  Watch spinner dolphins, Humpback whales (seasonal), cruise ships, paddle boarders and all that Kailua Bay has to offer from the living area and lanai. Spinner Dolphins swim by almost daily! ELEVATOR takes you from either secured garage or main entry level. NO NEED TO TAKE STAIRS (unless you want to)!

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

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                                                                  Damage Deposit
                                                                  Tax Rate

                                                                  Our State of Hawaii Tax ID number is W88924248-01. We collect the required General Excise Tax of 4.166% and the Hawaiian Transient Accommodations Tax of 9.25%, the total taxes are 13.416% Ironman: Call for rates. Fourteen day minimum stay.

                                                                  46 Reviews
                                                                  Wonderful 4.8/5
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