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Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Enjoy the waves rolling ashore! 1 Bedroom with King size bed + 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2

Located In Kailua Kona near Kona village Free fast cable WIFI as opposed to DSL.There is a security screen door so the ocean breeze can flow through the condo. At the front door...there are no buildings or walls to block the breeze..this is the great advantage of this condo and makes this location very desirable.

The front door faces the hills and the morning sun! How perfect to just open the front door and be greeted by such beauty!!!!

Third floor lanai is above the people walking by and what you see are the waves rolling ashore, the surfers and so much more. The 3rd level of the D building at Kona Reef is perfect for viewing the surf as the white waters roll ashore over the black lava creating a contrast that represents the beauty found on the Big Island, On the lanai, you hear the sound of the waves and birds that may be singing as they fly from palm tree to palm tree. It is truly paradise... The cushy and comfortable lanai chairs are the perfect spot for enjoying your morning Kona coffee and just as awesome is taking in Kona's magnificent sunsets in the evening!

You are surrounded by beauty from the front door view to the views from the is all a picture of paradise!

This condo is cared for with aloha...this is our passion and our guests an experience that exceeds their expectations and so much more!:)

The KITCHEN offers , a glass top stove, French door refrigerator with ice maker, dishwasher. microwave and granite counters. Our tropical condominium is fully equipped with you in mind. The kitchen includes a blender, rice cooker, coffee maker, coffee grinder, a large variety of pots and pans, loads of cooking utensils as well as BBQ equipment. The kitchen linens include place mats, potholders and dish clothes.

The LIVING ROOM...a chair with the ability for the foot stool to go up when you lean back that is ...if you do not want your legs to hang down..legs up is very good for the circulation and resting the weary legs that have been walking all over the Big island is good for many guests! With this amazing chair your legs can hang down or go up...your choice that is if you are not memorized by the ocean and find yourself always going to the lanai:)!.Also, there is a, bar stool in the living room, and a dining set which has been coordinated to give a light and airy tropical ole' Hawaii feel. Also in the living room there is a sofa with 2 small glass top tables in front of the sofa. As well as an entertainment center, and a wall air conditioner which cools the living room and kitchen area.

Actually, it's preferred by many to just keep the sliding doors open. and the front door open with the front security screen door locked and let the wonderful ocean breeze just flow through the condo as you enjoy the sounds of the ocean and birds...This is all your choice:)...We want you to do what you like... air conditioning with the doors closed or an open is all your choice:).It is the Hawaii you have dreamed about and it is all yours to enjoy!!

Please mentioned, the wall air conditioner is in the living room This wall air conditioner is designed to cool only the living room.


The bathroom has a walk in shower and a cabinet with baskets for your personal items. There is unique art piece by a local artist that reflects the feeling of being in paradise:) It is all aloha!

The BEDROOM has its own television and DVD player. There is a built in dresser as well as closets.. The bedroom does NOT have an air conditioner.. There is a comfy KING SIZE BED in the bedroom ...with the sliding door open, and the bedroom door open in the silence of the night many guests report that they can hear the waves in the bedroom...

I can too!!! And with the bedroom windows open, as well as the sliding door and bedroom door, the air flows through the condo and bedroom.. It may at night get too cool for you, toward morning, so we have blankets in the closet if the bedroom gets too chilly !

This is Kona...this is the real 'ole Hawaii at its every where and so much to see and do... then you come back at the end of the day to relax and "talk story" on the lanai! And many guests say their favorite thing to do is have morning coffee on the lanai. Some guests report they find it very difficult to even leave the lanai. As one guests said so well,"I could have stayed on the lanai the whole trip. It was hard to get up and leave the comfy chair and the beauty...I was memorized by the sounds of the waves!"

From our LANAI (balcony...patio...deck ) only a few feet from the ocean enjoy the surfers, cruise ships, parasailers, whales, dolphins, and sea turtles... or just relax and enjoy the sunsets while dining on our private unobstructed 180 degree view of the ocean and coastline.

Most important ...

Our condo is fully equipped with 'Aloha' so your time in paradise is truly an aloha experience! :)

PLEASE keep in mind, this is a non smoking condominium and lanai.

Location! Location! Location! Centrally located in the heart of Kailua-Kona. Just a short walk to restaurants, shops, art galleries, farmers market, great swimming, snorkeling, and diving nearby.

Experience paradise in our D building condo which is DIRECT Oceanfront and please read our reviews so you will know what our guests say about D25! ...Mahalo:)

Keywords: Oceanfront


Lanai Bar Stools

Lanai dining table

On the oceanfront-

Facing the ocean directly


upgraded electrical

Outdoor Box where guests have left their beach toys for all to enjoy...

Kona Reef

Continually being upgraded with Aloha:) It is our passion to bring aloha to you!

Kona Reef

Relaxing, renewing, vibrant ,and exciting All In One

Peaceful with lots of aloha and joy!

A dream come true...perfect to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and all very special moments as well as a perfect place to come and just have fun and enjoy:)!

Build memories that last forever! Join us for an amazing time in paradise and be apart of our 'ohana:)! Mahalo

More Details

Grace 'Darline'
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Grace 'Darline'

I love all the wacky fun things in Kona like the holiday parade with all sorts of trucks, police cars, jeeps, you name it rolling down the center of the town as walkers pass out candy to the kids… if it has wheels…it is decorated and the owners and friends wave and wish you, "A Merry Christmas" as they drive down our one street by the ocean . Where would you see this besides in Kona?! It is all Kona… it is all fun!:). Of course, these fun parades down the street of Kona Village include marching bands and kids and dogs and who and whatever…it truly is Kona and I love what happens in Kona! Parades don’t just happen in December they occur through out the year for just about any reason…it is Kona-Kona style:) And everyone comes out for the Kona Parade...streets are blocked off and filled with people with their beach's Kona! I love how wild and different everything seems to be in Kona!

Of course, there is the world famous Ironman in October where most everyone cheers on the runners till midnight…that is the one big night when most everyone wants to be at the finish line at midnight for the big celebration of the last runner who runs into the village and across the finish line…I love being there and making a difference for all of the participants! I remember one person crawling across the finish line at 11:59 and 45 seconds . The cutoff is Midnight...there was yelling and happiness on the streets as we all went crazy with joy that she made it. Then there is the participant who runs in at 12:01 and is told are "You are a finisher" (Not an Ironman).There is not a dry eye on the streets at that moment. Your heart breaks..this person began the swim at 7AM- biked 112 miles, ran the 26 miles and misses being called an Ironman and in Kona we all weep because we care !!!

Even our elevators are different..they stop between floors instead of at level 2 or 3 or 4...yes between floors so u get out and go down 4 stairs or up 8 stairs..

I love how Kona is Kona!

Grace 'Darline' purchased this condo in 1996

Why Grace 'Darline' chose Kona Coast

D25 Oceanfront is on the 3rd level of this 4 story complex. The 3rd level is perfect for having privacy as folks walk along the grass at the shoreline and yet just perfect for watching the waves roll ashore and enjoying all of the water activities and not so high that you feel above it all and miss anything that is too close to the shore line to be observed.The building is as close as possible to the ocean rolling ashore...Like... it is right there in front of us as we listen to the roar of the waves rolling over the lava. In the background, I hear the birds singing their beautiful songs. Another great experience is to go down to where the waves greet the black lava and sit on the sea wall and be engulfed by the energy of the waves as they crash before you.

The inviting pool along with a hot tub awaits after a day out sightseeing - then bring on the pupu's, or hot dogs or hamburgers, steaks or fresh fish to grill and meet and share with other travelers favorite spots to go and see. OR...sit down at the lanai table with a favorite drink and give a toast to the end of another perfect day in paradise.

Truly this is paradise on earth!

What makes this condo unique

It is Kona on the Big Island... An Island with all its own mysteries and mystical energies! There is nothing like Kona!The benefits are for you to discover:)! The aloha is for you to take home and life is just better having been in Kona...

You will leave different than when you is the mystical and special energies of the Big Island which are held by no other island that penetrate your very soul and make the difference.. It is different for each person in one way and in other ways all the same ...a feeling of ...WOW...I am better for having had this amazing trip to the Big island with all of its wonderful features and energies...the volcano , Mauna Kea, swimming with the turtles and snorkling with the fish and so much more... the Big Island is an island of contrast and special energies that attract people from all over the world...there is no place like the Big Island and Kona is at the heart of it all!!!


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • 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 ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shower is designed for very tall and short guests!
  • Vanity and little baskets for personal things as well as 2 drawers and a cupboard... below the sink there is a hair dryer...
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size Bed (1) , Dresser, closet and TV,/DVD (Ironing Board Iron in Closet with extra blankets) ceiling AC in bedroom. This is an 'ole Hawaiian bedroom with lots of aloha....:)! AC is in living room and DOES NOT COOL THE BEDROOM . The bedroom has the window all across the back of the bedroom wall above the bed...'ole style at Kona Reef. It is Kona:) Above the bed is a ceiling fan and in the closet a small fan and a cylinder fan that can be brought out in the room if you like to go to sleep with what some call white noise...:)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Ceiling fans in living room and bedroom. Ceiling fan with light on lanai for evening reading. Living room closet has ice chests and insulated bags for beach. Outdoor box on lanai has beach toys left by previous guests...use at your own risk. Beach chairs are adjacent this box. Lanai also includes large, circular glass table with two swival soft cushioned chairs plus two other chairs and two footstools, and one live coconut tree! It is all paradise at its best for you to enjoy:)!


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A wonderful place to stay in Kona. View from the lanai is breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

Darline was a wonderful hostess who shared tons of information about the area. The condo has everything that you would possibly need. Best equipped VRBO I've ever stayed in. Coffee pot and grinder were first class plus she gave us a pound of delicious Kona coffee. The king size bed was so comfortable. We were mesmerized by the view and sounds of the ocean from our very private linai. It is very close to downtown Kona. One night we walked down to have a drink on the water and decided to go back to our beautiful lanai instead. It is paradise! We will definitely return to D 25!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your very kind words just resonant with so many of us who are also mesmerized by the view and the sounds of the matter how many times I have sat on the you... I too am mesmerized by the waves rolling ashore. It is hard to leave the lanai! I am so happy that you found everything that you needed in the of our goals is for the condo to have everything you need to feel at home and be comfortable! It was a real happy moment to hear that you enjoyed and appreciated the King size bed! . When we felt the mattress in the showroom last year, we knew it was the perfect bed for our Kona guests thank you for validating that for us~...that is exactly what we wanted for our guests...a comfortable bed at the end of an awesome day in Kona ! It is music to our ears to know that you will be returning to our condo for our guests are like family and everything about the condo evolves around creating an experience of aloha for our guests with the hope that each guest loves their time on the Big Island and their time in our condo!!
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

The biggest thing that stands out about our stay is the property owner, Darline. We have never had the pleasure to work with such a kind person. She truly wants to share her home and make sure you have the best time ever. As the other reviews have stated, the condo is in a great location, well stocked, and well maintained. We really appreciated the fact that the condo is only about a half mile from downtown Kona, so it was away from the touristy area, but close enough where we could walk to most any restaurant in town. Thank you, Darline, for making sure we had the best anniversary ever!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am over the moon grateful for your kind words! It was my privilege to have the two of you in our condo celebrating your 33rd anniversary! Then to send to me a picture of the two of you on that special night as you celebrated at one of Kona's waterfront restaurants near our condo that was just a gift from you to me that I will always treasure! The two of you are so very special in so many ways and big mahalo for choosing our condo to celebrate your special occasion. You were spot on...that is exactly what we want for all of our guests to feel like our condo is a "home"! A home full of love and aloha ...a special place in paradise... that is our gift to our guests!!! Best of all is hearing that you had ... "Your Best Time Ever!" That is what coming to Kona is all about ...your best time ever...building memories that last forever! Lots of aloha and do hope you return and for our aloha.. . will always be with the two of you... from us to you...ALOHA!
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  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time in this oceanfront condo. Darline ist very friendly and helpful. I had a question and she answered within minutes. Then the condo itself is just paradise. I'm not used to oceanfront and therefore enjoyed every minute. Just sitting there and listening to the waves was just so relaxing. It's an easy walk to Kona with lot's of Restaurants and Shops. The bed is super comfy and the whole flat clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW..all the way from Switzerland! What a treat to have you choose our condo! I am so over the moon excited that you said... "The condo itself is just paradise!" What wonderful words to hear and that is exactly how we want our guests to feel...they have arrived at paradise! So happy that you enjoyed the comfy bed ...we figure that is very important after a wonderful day exploring and enjoying a day in have a wonderful bed for a tired traveler...a big King size comfy bed! Mahalo for noting that the condo is clean and comfortable...we do having amazing support people that work hard to provide the best possible presentation for our guests so big mahalo from all of them and for you and your kind and wonderful review! Lots of aloha, Darline P.S. Yes, it is important to me to respond quickly to a guest...thanks for noticing! I really appreciate your kind words! Till we meet again...ALOHA:).....................
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Great Vacation Again

  • 5 of 5

This was our fifth stay at this complex, and our third in this condo. The complex has always been well maintained, and this condo is the best we've stayed in here. It is truly oceanfront, very quiet, and has everything you need for a great vacation. But the best part of the complex is the great location, and the best part of the condo is that the owner is great to work with. This condo has a keypad entry, so you can go there directly from the airport, regardless of your arrival time. We love it here and that's why we keep coming back!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and how awesome having you return each are like the flowers that we look forward to seeing each year.. it is just a true joy having you returning to the condo!!! You are spot on...the complex is so perfect...beautiful swimming pool/spa and BBQ area with an ocean view! I am glad that you enjoy that this complex is so close to restaurants, coffee shops and the village making it such a perfect location while in Kona!!! And at the same time the condo is so quiet... that is quiet with the sound of waves rolling ashore or as some say crashing ashore... Yes, we do have the sound of waves...I am sure that is why our guests choose OCEANFRONT! From the moment that you step in the door it is likely that you will hear the sound of the ocean waves rolling ashore!!! This is the sound of welcome to our oceanfront condo... Aloha E komo mai ! Lots of aloha and mahalo, Darline:)
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Beautiful Oceanfront Condo

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful week in early May at this condo. The condo is equipped with everything you might need. If you like to hear the ocean and watch the waves breaking over the lava, this is your place. Darline, the manager, is very responsive, both via e-mail and cell phone text, for any questions you might have. With the ocean breezes that continually flow through the condo, a/c is not needed. In addition, there are excellent restaurants within an easy walk. You must try Huggo's for dinner. Get there early for dinner and you can watch the sunset while you enjoy one of their excellent drinks. The city of Kailua Kona is an easy walk as well.

Definitely a condo to consider for your next trip to Kona.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: hit on the sweet spot of our Oceanfront condo....hearing the ocean waves as they roll ashore and break over the lava!!! This is a sight and sound that one never tires of as he/she sits in the comfy lanai chairs or even high up on the bar stool set at sunset time with an unobstructed view of the sunset!!! I am so over the moon excited that you appreciated the wonderful breeze flowing through the condo. That is exactly why we recently added the new security screen allow the ocean breeze to FLOW through the condo making the condo feel so comfortable and enjoyable! I am glad that you had everything that you needed ...that is our goal for all guests!!! It is fun walking a few short steps to Huggos and sitting at an oceanfront table at sunset of my favorite things to do too... when I can drag myself away from our own oceanfront lanai but what the hay ii is fun to be served a special Hawaii drink and let someone else cook the part no driving just a short walk back to the condo!!! A big mahalo for spending your first time on the Big Island in our condo! You nailed it,,,as owner and manager I am readily available as needed for our guests...that is my job and my gift of aloha to each and every guest...our guests are like 'Ohana(family) and our aloha is to treat all guests as family and be present as needed. A huge mahalo and aloha to you both, Darline:)
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Everything you need for your vacaction

  • 5 of 5

The location is everything with ocean front meaning exactly that. As you open the front door you hear the crashing sound of the surf. Wonderful. You are minutes away from the town center and any kind of dining or shopping you may want. Sitting on the lanai in the morning with a cup of coffee watching the surfers or the cruise ships sail in with the sunrise beats driving the freeway to work every morning. The condo is equipped with everything you need for going to the beach, towels chairs coolers etc. The kitchen was fully equipped although the only thing we used was the coffee maker ,as we ate out all the time . Vacation is a time to not worry about cooking and the location means you can walk to so many places but everything is there if you want to cook. The bed was comfortable and the washer dryer means you can pack very lightly. If it's not in the condo then I really don't think you have any need for it !! The owner has clearly put a lot of thought into making this a great place to stay

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That is exactly what makes my heart sing...having guests exclaim... "that as you opened the front door you hear the Crashing Sound of the Surf"!" Those words are music to my ears!!! I just wait for the moment when our guests first open the front is such a WOW MOMENT! Like you ...a favorite thing to do...sit on the lanai with a morning cup of Kona coffee! Life just does not get much better! It all is like a story book... the ocean rolling ashore, water activities with surfers riding the waves and maybe watching someone parasailing up in the sky and maybe even a turtle or a dolphin swimming by and who knows the right time of year you may even see a whale or two...not to mention someone fishing with a net is all Kona! You were spot on...that is exactly what we want for our guests...that they just need to bring a few clothes and that they find everything that they need in the condo! Your comment:"If it is not in the condo then I really don't think that you have any need for it!" was really a treasured comment for that is exactly our provide everything and anything that our guests might need! So thank you and a big mahalo for letting us know that we have what our guests expect and need in the condo! At the end of a wonderful day in happy that you found our King size bed comfortable and perfect for a good night's sleep! Yes, I continually am thinking and planning on how I can make our oceanfront condo even a greater place to stay. I so appreciate your insight and again a big mahalo for acknowledging the highlights of your time in our condo! Mahalo and aloha to the both of you, Darline:)
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Short walk toward the village
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Kona Country Club...Alii Drive
Nearest Beach
Next door to Kona Reef
Car: recommended

A hop and skip...short... very short walk to restaurants, the village and Farmers' Market. A little further to grocery stores and of course beaches beginning with right next door and down the road! Beautiful pool/spa area onsite .with a magnificent BBQ area all over looking the ocean. A great place to watch sunset as you cook. Of course, you can also see sunset from D25 !:)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115
Damage Deposit $200

25% DUE WITH THE BOOKING AND 75% DUE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL DATE..Rates subject to change prior to confirmation of reservation.

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.