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Breakfast on the lanai. Look carefully and you may see a school of dolphins!

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  • Minimum stay:3-10 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Condo D-24 at the Kona Reef is an absolutely oceanfront, 3rd floor, fully furnished, non-smoking, one bedroom condo with a complete kitchen. The lanai (balcony) is located only 30 feet from the ocean. There is terrific tide pooling and exploring in the lava rocks. And if it's sand you want, you need to walk only a few hundred feet to the sandy park next to the condo complex (ocean swimming at the park is for experienced swimmers only.)

D-24 is a recently renovated and fully furnished condo that provides a wonderful place to just sit and relax. From your lanai, watch the surfers during the day and the sunsets at night. You'll also see jet boats, parasailing, and huge cruise ships. During the winter months. you may see whales passing by and it's not unusual to see schools of dolphins. Large turtles are permanent residents in the tide pool area and shoreline.

The Kona Reef is a low-rise oceanfront condo complex located close to the center of Kona. While away from the center of activity, it's an easy 2 block walk from the condo, along the waterfront to shopping and restaurants. Fresh produce, flowers, and macadamia nuts are available at the nearby farmers' market. The Kona Airport is about 8 miles away. Kahalu'u Beach Park, one of the best snorkeling areas in Hawaii, is just a few miles from the condo.

A large oceanfront pool, Jacuzzi, and chaise lounge area makes the Kona Reef a relaxing place to stay. Four gas-fired barbecues provide a great place to cook dinner, which you can eat at the tables and chairs in the barbecue area or take back to your private lanai.

Our condo is fully furnished and stocked with our guests in mind. The bedroom has a brand new king-size bed, tropical furnishings, plenty of storage, and a TV. The newly remodeled kitchen has granite counter tops, a refrigerator with icemaker, a new electric stove, dishwasher and microwave, plenty of cookware (for barbecue or stove), and dishware/silverware for 8. It also has a coffee grinder, a rice cooker, and a blender, as well as a toaster. The living room has comfortable furnishings, including a brand new queen sofa/sleeper. There's a TV with DVD player. A cabinet contains an extensive collection of books, puzzles, and DVDs. You'll also find coolers, a boogie board, and other toys for water play. A sliding glass door covers the full width and height of one wall of the living room. And directly outside that door is the private balcony and the ocean.

Our guests have been delighted with the condo and we think you will be too.

NOTE: If our D-24 condo isn't available for your desired dates or if you'd prefer a first floor condo, please go to VRBO 308090 for information about our Kona Reef D-3 condo.


Hawaii tax # W01532952-01

Keywords: Condo, ocean front condo, beach front condo, condo rental, rental by owner, Kona condo, Kona ocean front, Kona by the sea, Kona Village, Kailua-Kona, ocean view in Kona, Kona Reef, Kona Reef D-24, Kona Reef D24, oceanfront Kona, oceanfront condo

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 611 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : elevator, then go down 4 steps to get to 3rd floor

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum required age of renters is 25...moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community:

    Definitely not an adults-only community but the majority of owners and renters are 50+...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Per Hawaii law, smoking is not allowed in the condo, on the lanai, or in the pool area. there are designated smoking areas on the property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen size sleeper sofa in the living room...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    King size bed with new mattress...moreless

  • Brand new King size Beds (1), (1) Brand new queen sleeper/sofa in living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Hand painted tropical mural on the walls

Other Amenities

  • Cooler and beach toys for guest use; beach towels provided; view from the lanai of surfers, cruise ships, jet skiers, para-sailing, and sometimes dolphins; beach is just steps away (swimming is for strong swimmers only); tide pooling in front of the condo; just a few blocks ocean front walk to 'downtown' Kona and its many shops and resturants (including a farmers market); just a couple of miles from Kahulu'u Park, a premier snorkling area. Washer and dryer in the condo, air conditioning in the living room, and a beautiful, well-maintained pool and jacuzzi area with plenty of chaise lounges....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Several books about sightseeing on the Big Island. Also, many fiction paperbacks left by previous guests....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in living room and an assortment of DVDs are in the condo for guest use...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    TV in living room and bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD player and radio also includes MP3 connection...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    An assortment of DVDs are in the condo for guest use...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View:

    This condo is ocean FRONT, not just ocean VIEW...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    This condo is totally ocean front. The ocean is 30 feet from the condo...moreless

  • Village:

    Kona Village (also known as "downtown" Kona) starts 2 blocks from the condo...moreless

  • Water View:

    Your view is of ocean, ocean, and more ocean...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The ocean is 30 feet in front of the condo...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Indoor dining table plus outdoor dining table on the lanai...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C in living room. Ceiling fans in living room and bedroom. Floor fan also available....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    WiFi throughout condo...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer inside condo...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Free garage parking...moreless

  • Elevator:

    elevator, then go down 4 steps to get to 3rd floor...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance calls to anyplace in the U.S. or Canada...moreless

  • Garage:

    Plenty of parking inside the nearby garage. All parking is free....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    WiFi throughout condo...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Looks out onto the lanai. Has comfortable sleeper sofa and large TV...moreless

  • Parking:

    Free garage parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Includes answering machine and free long distance calls to anyplace in the U.S. or Canada...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer inside condo....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi in the condo. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough for 8 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with plenty of pots and pans and dishware. Also, small appliances such as rice cooker, coffee grinder, blender, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The private balcony has a table & chairs and is located just 30 feet from the ocean so you'll have a front row seat to view surfers, para-sailors, stand up paddlers, ships, & maybe whales or dolphins....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Tables and chairs next to the barbecue area...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Well maintained landscaping...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    4 always-clean barbecues for guest use...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Assortment of snorkel gear in the condo....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The well-maintained oceanfront heated pool is open 8am until 10pm and is surrounded by plenty of chaise lounges, tables, and chairs....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub:

    The well-maintained oceanfront hot tub is open 8am until 10pm and can be used by guests 12 and older....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Oct 15 - Dec 18, 2016
4 night min stay
$175
$1,150

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 6, 2017
5 night min stay
$199

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

High season 2017
Jan 7 - Apr 14, 2017
4 night min stay
$195

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Spring-Summer 2017
Apr 15 - Jul 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$175
$1,150

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

August-September 2017 2015
Aug 1 - Sep 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$160
$1,050
Ironman 2017
Sep 30 - Oct 12, 2017
10 night min stay
$245

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2017
Oct 13 - Dec 18, 2017
4 night min stay
$175
$1,150
Christmas/New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 6, 2018
5 night min stay
$199

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

High Season 2018
Jan 7 - Apr 14, 2018
5 night min stay
$205

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$175
$1,150

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Damage Insurance $35
  • Check-out Cleaning Fee $130
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

Property is strictly a non-smoking space.

Rates listed are for 2 people. $10/night extra for 3 or 4.

Rates listed do not include Hawaii tax or check-out cleaning fee.

There are no charges for parking, WiFi, long distance calls to the U.S. and Canada, or any other fees.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

  • Kona Town Tavern

    "Artisan beer, salads, and pizzas"

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  • Mauna Kea Beach

    "All beaches in Hawaii and public property. However, access to the beach isn't necessarily. B..."

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  • Kona Farmers' Market

    "Great place to get fresh vegetables and fruit that is usually fresher and cheaper than what ..."

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  • Manta Ray Experience

    "A "must do", even if you're not a strong swimmer or experienced snorkeler. However, you must..."

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  • Captain Cook Monument

    "Rules are evolving regarding taking individual kayaks to this monument. Make sure you check ..."

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  • Huggo's Restaurant

    "Live music every night. Sit at the "bar" to look out at the ocean while you're eating"

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  • Bongo Ben's Island Cafe

  • Jackie Rey's Ohana Grill

    "Delicious food. Go to their website as they have frequent coupon offers for locls and for ou..."

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  • You Make The Roll

    "Hard to find, long wait. some people love it"

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  • Splasher's Grill

    "Delicious burgers and fries. Casual dining. These folks also offer night manta ray snorkelin..."

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  • Kona International Market

    "Over by Target. The place has never really caught on so is a bit depressing but the shopping..."

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  • Fair Wind Cruises

    "Nice trip to the Captain Cook Monument for snorkeling in the Bay. They provide breakfast and..."

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  • HandMade Clay Orchids

    "Love this store. Stop by just to look. Read the articles on the front window about the woman..."

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  • Island Naturals Kona Market & Deli

    "Natural food company. Sort of expensive. Has a hot food buffet which is nice. Pick up flers ..."

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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Keahole (KOA)
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 blocks
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Queen K Highway to the airport + no. & so. of Kona
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
A large variety of restaurants 2 blocks away
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Honl Beach

Car: Recommended

There is a small beach park just steps away (strong swimmers only); tide pooling in front of the condo; just a few blocks ocean front walk to 'downtown' Kona and its many shops and resturants (including a farmers market); just a couple of miles from Kahulu'u Park, a premier snorkling area. Tennis available on the courts at the hotel next door.The Kona Reef is one of the few Kona condo complexes that's an easy walk to downtown but not in the middle of the activity there.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We bought this condo a couple of years ago after owning another condo (D-3) at the Kona Reef for many years. We live in the San Francisco Bay Area and try to come for long visits to our condo a couple of times a year. While there, we usually buy some new furnishings or make some other improvement in the condo as we want our guests to enjoy the space as much as we do. We remember what it was like to rent someone else's condo for our vacation and we try to make sure that all the little things (i.e. beach chairs, coolers, etc.) are available for our guests. We also never forget that a trip to Hawaii is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of our guests and we want them to be thrilled with the condo they've selected.

Why the Owner Chose Kailua-Kona, HI, USA:
We bought this condo a couple of years ago after owning another condo (D-3) at the Kona Reef for many years. We were getting requests for reservations that we couldn't accommodate in D-3 because it was already booked. Now that we have D-24, we are able to accommodate more guests, particularly during the busy times. After visiting each of the Hawaiian Islands, we found that we enjoyed the Big Island the most. The variety of scenery throughout the Island is amazing and we still love to travel over to Hilo side or to the volcano or north to the beautiful beaches in the Waikaloa area. But we were especially drawn to Kona because of the sunny weather and all the ocean activities. We love to snorkel and swim and we've also done some kayaking in the area.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Despite the many visits to our condos at the Kona Reef, we still are amazed when we arrive, go out on the lanai, and find the ocean right there. We don't feel like we have to do much to have a true vacation at our condo; just relaxing on the lanai or by the pool is vacation enough. One of the reasons we wanted to buy at the Kona Reef is because it's so close to the activity of downtown Kona without being in the middle of the noise. As we're walking the 2-3 blocks downtown, we see the car traffic and people having trouble parking and are so glad we don't have to drive and park, which most visitors to Kona have to do. Another thing we like about the Kona Reef is that we've found the other condo owners and the guests to be especially friendly so we enjoy the general atmosphere. And the condo association is constantly making improvements to the complex so we always feel that everything is being well-maintained.


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Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/01/2016

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Photos

  • Breakfast on the lanai. Look carefully and you may see a school of dolphins!

    Breakfast on the lanai. Look carefully and you may see a school of dolphins!

  • The comfortable tropical bedroom with king-size mattress, TV,  plenty of storage

    The comfortable tropical bedroom with king-size mattress, TV, plenty of storage

  • Fully equipped newly renovated 
kitchen with dishwasher, stove, microwave, etc

    Fully equipped newly renovated kitchen with dishwasher, stove, microwave, etc

  • You'll want to sit on the private balcony all day

    You'll want to sit on the private balcony all day

  • Another part of the main room with TV, DVD player & DVDs, CD player, etc.

    Another part of the main room with TV, DVD player & DVDs, CD player, etc.

  • You also can watch people para-sailing. There's always something to see

    You also can watch people para-sailing. There's always something to see

  • This is what it looks like on the ground in front of your condo.

    This is what it looks like on the ground in front of your condo.

  • Our condo is D-24 at the Kona Reef on Alii Dr. Just 2 blocks to 'downtown' Kona

    Our condo is D-24 at the Kona Reef on Alii Dr. Just 2 blocks to 'downtown' Kona

  • The crystal clear saline (no chlorine) oceanfront pool and jacuzzi

    The crystal clear saline (no chlorine) oceanfront pool and jacuzzi

  • From the ocean, you can see our 2 condos -- D-3 on the 1st fl. & D-24 on the 3rd

    From the ocean, you can see our 2 condos -- D-3 on the 1st fl. & D-24 on the 3rd

  • Walk 2 blocks along the waterfront to get from the Kona Reef to 'downtown' Kona

    Walk 2 blocks along the waterfront to get from the Kona Reef to 'downtown' Kona

  • Watch the beautiful sunsets while seated on your private lanai.

    Watch the beautiful sunsets while seated on your private lanai.

  • That's a cruise ship in the distance (as seen from the lanai/balcony).

    That's a cruise ship in the distance (as seen from the lanai/balcony).

  • The meticulously cleaned bathroom with hand painted tropical mural

    The meticulously cleaned bathroom with hand painted tropical mural

  • Another view of the newly renovated kitchen

    Another view of the newly renovated kitchen

  • The comfortable living room with queen size sleeper sofa. Lanai is to the right

    The comfortable living room with queen size sleeper sofa. Lanai is to the right

  • From your lanai (balcony), you can watch the surfers & stand-up paddlers (SUPs)

    From your lanai (balcony), you can watch the surfers & stand-up paddlers (SUPs)

  • Sitting on the balcony, just watching the waves come in and out.

    Sitting on the balcony, just watching the waves come in and out.

  • Explore the tidepools in front of the condo and  see the resident turtles.

    Explore the tidepools in front of the condo and see the resident turtles.

  • Map of the Kona Reef with our 2 condos shown -- D-3 on floor 1 & D-24 on floor 3

    Map of the Kona Reef with our 2 condos shown -- D-3 on floor 1 & D-24 on floor 3

  • 4 gleaming gas barbecues for guest use

    4 gleaming gas barbecues for guest use

  • Next to the Kona Reef is Honl beach. Only experienced swimmers should swim here

    Next to the Kona Reef is Honl beach. Only experienced swimmers should swim here

  • From the Kona Reef, it's just a few blocks walk to the Kona Farmers Market

    From the Kona Reef, it's just a few blocks walk to the Kona Farmers Market

  • Each sunset is more beautiful than the last one! See them all from your lanai.

    Each sunset is more beautiful than the last one! See them all from your lanai.

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Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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