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Charming yet elegant condo only steps from world class snorkeling

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 925 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 15 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 4

A charming yet elegant condo situated in the Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club only steps from the beautiful Kona beaches. The condo is stocked with everything you need to enjoy your stay. It's a short walk to shopping area. Church, live theater & movies in nearby town. There is something for everyone in this little piece of paradise.

After a fun filled day playing in the ocean, walking the beaches, strolling thru the lushly landscaped grounds or relaxing by the pool you'll retire to your comfortable home away from home. When you finally decide to rest your eyes you'll do so to the sound of the surf gently soothing you to sleep. In the morning the birds will serenade you to begin another wonderful day in paradise.

If you are a regular tennis player or even just experimenting we have 3 lighted PREMIER surface courts that are free for our guests. There is a tennis coach available on property.

More about the complex: Located on the world-famous Ali'i Drive the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is a four star, gated complex just three minutes drive from groceries, shops, theater, and one of the most popular snorkeling beaches in Hawaii – Kahaluu State Park (also known as Turtle Beach). Additionally, the Kona Country Club golf course is located immediately next to the Surf and Racquet Club. There's even a free shuttle to get to and from town or the nearby shopping center – this shuttle stops next to the entry gates at our complex.

More about the condo: The condo has recently been remolded and refurnished and sleeps four. The condo is a 2 story townhouse design. The master bedroom includes a hand carved Koa wood queen size bed, 2 dressers, clock radio, mirrored closet and ceiling fan. The second bedroom includes a queen sized bed , 2 dressers, large mirrored closet and ceiling fan.

Enjoy the beautiful lush garden views from every window in the condo. The amazing Banyan trees will capture your imagination. Amenities are provided for a worry free start up.

Beach Supplies – We have beach towels, 4 beach chairs, beach mats, beach umbrellas, Cooler and thermos jugs.

In addition to all the other fun stuff the condo is centrally located for visiting the Kona coffee plantation in nearby Holualoa, traveling to Volcanoes National Park, experiencing boating excursions off the Kailua-Kona pier, shopping at outdoor markets or taking a tour to the top of Mauna Kea and visiting the observatory. And it's only 3 minutes walk to Kahaluu State Park (aptly known as Turtle Beach) where you can snorkel and swim with the turtles and beautiful tropical fish. The park has multiple bathrooms, showers and vendors that sell food and rent snorkel and beach gear. The condo is also convenient to the Iron Man route.

CANCELLATION POLICY: 90 days or more prior to check-in 50% refund, less $25 cancellation fee; 60 days prior to check-in 25% refund, less $25 cancellation fee; 59 days less prior to check-in no refund.

Please let us know if we can answer any additional questions about the complex, the condo, Kona or the Big Island in general. Aloha and Mahalo nui loa!

More Details

Property Manager
Margaret Jacoby
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Had a wonderful turning 60 in a beautiful place. Can't wait to come back.
Sep 2011
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Amenities

Keauhou Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 925 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Fans and AC in both bedrooms.
  • 1 Futon-like mattress for single adult or child is available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
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
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Departure housekeeping is included in rental fees. Housekeeping during your stay can be arranged for additional fees. Local babysitting services available - contact information provided in guest book. Rental of crib, playpen or highchair available from local supplier - contact information provided in guest book.

Reviews

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Charming yet elegant condo only steps from world class snorkeling
average rating of 4.7 based on 21 reviews
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Very pleased

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this condo in Jan-Feb 2017. It is the fifth condo we have rented in the area and certainly the nicest. It has been kept up like a personal residence, not a rental property. The community itself was very welcoming and has aquasizes in the pool a couple days a week, so it is easy to get to know the neighbours. The unit itself is in the centre of the complex, very close to the pool and tennis courts. We liked that the parking spot was shaded by a large flambeau tree, so the vehicle did not heat up badly. The owners replied quickly to queries and could not have been more accommodating. The only negative for us was the early morning traffic noise in the bedroom nearest Ali'i Drive, and it was not a huge issue. We would certainly give this condo a very good recommendation, especially for a retired couple like us.

Gary and Marilyn, Alberta, Canada

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Gary and Marilyn. You were great guests to have at Hale Monstera. We appreciate the comments regarding the entire complex, as we feel it is one of the best locations in Kona. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return one day soon. Aloha, Gayle & Margaret, Property Owners
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Next door to the pool, just minutes to walk to a rugged and rocky beach with turtles, snorkeling & petroglyphs ; and a lovely home with everything you need. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time in Kona. The snorkeling and turtles can't be matched anywhere else. Thanks for staying in our Hale Monstera - we hope you will return to Kona soon. Take that Aloha Spirit with you wherever you go. Mahalo, Margaret & Gayle Property Owners
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5

A lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben uns absolut wohl gefühlt und würden jederzeit wieder kommen.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice clean condo with good amenities and in good location.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed my stay while attending my son's wedding.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Robert - we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time in Kona, and especially in our condo. We hope you will consider returning to The Big Island in the future - we would be glad to host you and your family again. Mahalo, Margaret & Gayle
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated,extremely well equipped, comfortable. Lol we aren't leaving. Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John & Judy - we were so happy to host your wedding anniversary celebration. So glad you enjoyed the condo and Kona. We hope you will come back again soon. Mahalo and Aloha! Margaret & Gayle
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Loved townhome...weather great & hot...loved pool.wish nice sandy beach closer

  • 3 of 5

Snorkeling beach nearby had high bacterial levels so that was a bummer but we drove to two step each day. Loved your town home & all it's amenities & the pool.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Wendy. So glad the townhouse met your expectations. The pool was recently remodeled and is such a great addition to the complex. While the sandy beaches are more North of Kona, the snorkeling, as you learned, is really terrific at Kahaluu and Two-Step. Mahalo for your kind words and we hope you will return to The Big Island soon. Mahalo nui loa, ~Margaret & Gayle
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Kona International Airport (KOA)
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
short drive from property
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Sam Choy's
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Air Conditioning $140 + Tax
Departure Cleaning $175 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

This privately owned vacation condo is operated in full compliance with all Hawaii business license requirements and collects and remits General Excise and Transient Accommodation taxes as required. License #W46056749-01.

Kona Ironman Week - 09/30 to 10/15/2017 - $189/night (5-night min) or $1300/7 nights
Christmas-New Year's Holiday - 12/15/16 - 1/3/17 - $159/night (5-night min) or $1,000/7 nights

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
4 Adults in the unit - add $150 for 7 nights or $25 per night or $350 for 30 nights

Cancellation Policy:
50% refund for cancellation 90 days prior to check-in date.
25% refund for cancellation 89-60 days prior to check-in date.
No refund for cancellation 59 days prior to check-in date.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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