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Hidden Paradise Found with Aloha Spirit and Great Rates!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 960 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Celebrate the best in indoor/outdoor living in this spacious and well-kept ground floor unit in Keauhou Akahi! Conveniently situated on south Ali’i drive, the condo is 1/3 mile from Keauhou bay and less than one mile from the Keauhou Shopping center. Unlike northern Kona, Keauhou is very lush and green - it is where the Hawaiian Royalty, the Ali’i, once spent their leisure time! This sought-after location is perfect for golfers, cyclists, fishermen, water sports-enthusiasts and adventure seekers, as well as those desiring some well-deserved R&R. The Kona coast is the drier part of the island - less rain = more fun for you!

Being a ground level unit, the natural breeze keeps the condo cool and comfortable year round. A fully equipped kitchen will allow you to take advantage of the island’s fresh produce and fish while viewing the sunset. Extra linens and beach towels are available at your convenience.

The covered lanai has a gas BBQ, ample outdoor seating, and a retractable sun shade, with splendid ocean views. One advantage of this unit is the private garden - where you will find beautiful flowers and herbs growing, birds enjoying the birdbath and geckoes climbing the drainpipes. The grounds are very well kept with mature landscaping, reminiscent of a botanical garden. Across the driveway, the saline pool is picturesquely situated on the Kona Country Club. Watch golfers tee off at the 9th hole you soak up the sun poolside. Rinse off from the ocean or beach in the open-air hot/cold shower adjacent to the pool.

In this location, a car isn’t a necessity; but if you do, there is secure and shady parking nearby the unit. Both the Hele-On bus and the Keahou Resort open-air trolley stop close by on Ali’i Drive. Many local beaches and attractions are accessible via public transit. The Keahou shopping center has everything you will need - grocery and drug stores, farmer’s market, cinema, post office and restaurants.

Indulge your senses in local finds from the twice weekly farmer’s markets, each in walking distance. Go taste freshly roasted Kona coffee at a local plantation. Snorkel in crystal-clear Kahalu'u bay. Watch dolphins from an outrigger canoe. Visit the historical City of Refuge. Cycle on the same roads as the Ironman. Explore the ocean on a stand up paddle board. Fish for tuna. Visit the vivacious live volcano. Swim with manta rays. Be awakened by soft bird song. Experience the magnificent Hawaiian sunset. This is YOUR paradise!

Let this condo be the home base in Hawaii - this is where your Big Island adventures begin! Contact us today for special summer rates!

More Details

Owner
Diane Neubert
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Diane Neubert

We retired, bought this condo and started having the best times of our lives! I never thought I would be racing outrigger canoes at my age, but wow what fun it has been! We spent the first 4 months or so here without a car and the location is so perfect for walking or biking to whatever you need. We have 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren in CA so we go back and forth and open up the condo to others when we're not here. Life is Good!

Diane Neubert purchased this condo in 2005

Why Diane Neubert chose Kailua-Kona

We chose this complex because of the beautiful peaceful grounds, friendly neighbors and we had already fallen in love with Keauhou Bay and were so excited to find a place so close to it. We love having the grocery store so close and a post office, movie theater and pharmacy within walking distance. We like the fact that there are only 48 units here and that it has a secluded off the beaten path feel to it.

What makes this condo unique

My favorite benefit is to walk to the ocean and enjoy it's beauty. I've fallen in love with outrigger canoe paddling and get on the water almost every day without getting in a car. My grandchildren absolutely love the pool here. Keauhou Akahi has a wonderful feeling to it-it feels like a little hometown.

Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Nice tile work, bright and clean. Excellent ventilation.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Floor to ceiling window, fresh tile work.
  • 2 spacious bathrooms, each with showers, and lots of storage.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , 1 queen in bedroom, 1 queen murphy bed, 1 queen hide a bed.
  • Very comfortable queen size bed in bedroom, with good ventilation and privacy blinds. Living area features a queen size Murphy bed and a queen hide-a-bed, with a full sized privacy screen in between. 3 single bed size futons for floor available. Four adults are very comfortable and adding 2 kids on the hide-a-bed works. (Most adults don't like sleeping on hide-a-beds)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Very well-kept condo. Beautiful downstairs end unit with extra louvered windows to brighten rooms and catch the Hawaiian breezes. No stairs means easy access! Close shady parking. Garden/grass area off lanai with privacy hedge, bird bath and fresh herbs for cooking. Ceiling fans in almost every room. 2 clean, bright and airy bathrooms featuring upscale tile work. Privacy/sun shade on lanai and gas BBQ. Wonderful dining outside, perfect for watching the sunset. Full kitchen w/cuisinart blender/food processor, electric griddle, bread maker, toaster, coffeemaker, electric tea pot. 3 single bed, child-sized futons available. Perfect for couples' or family retreat. Well-maintained pool has new decking and comfortable seating. Saline system is easy on eyes, skin, hair and suits - Kids adore it! Boogie Boards, ice chests and beach gear are included. Beautifully landscaped peaceful, lots of birds and flowers.

Reviews

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Hidden Paradise Found with Aloha Spirit and Great Rates!
average rating of 4.5 based on 32 reviews
5

Wonderful Five-Star Condo at Great Value

  • 5 of 5

This is a delightful condo, very Hawaiian Style and so close to the ocean. We had a wonderful time. The condo was a delightful oasis during our stay in Hawaii. The master bedroom was decorated in bamboo and palm trees with a full master bath. It was such a lovely layout and so tastefully arranged. The fully functioning kitchen, spacious living room, quaint dining room, and lovely front porch provided ample space for our every need while on vacation. We spent many lovely mornings sitting out on the deck enjoying the beautiful view. The cabinet on the porch was well stocked with snorkel gear, beach towels and chairs, cooler options, and really everything we needed for going to the ocean plus additional supplies for the condo. There was a small private lawn, table and chairs, and a grill as well. The additional pullout bed, futons, and murphy bed made it easy to have extra guests. Really this condo had everything and was convenient and lovely. We highly recommend staying and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I'm so happy that you were so pleased with your stay at our home. Aloha, Diane
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Good value for money, but not quite as described...

  • 3 of 5

"Great rates"...yes; "Spectacular views"...no. This condo is in a quaint, older complex where many of the units do have wonderful views; however, this unit is on the ground floor (not a bad thing) but has no view. Also, being an older development, this condo suffers from being 'tired'. With just a bit of upgrading (i.e. furnishings, towels, paint) this condo could be lovely. The owner is very kind and accommodating, and has the place outfitted with just about everything you could need.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad you found the condo outfitted with everything you needed and that you felt it was a good value for the rate. Aloha, Diane
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5

A lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at this condo! I went with my fiance and soon to be 2 year old daughter. The condo was spacious, clean and on the first floor. The patio was enjoyable to be on and my daughter could play in the grass and watch the birds. There were tall tress and plants framing the patio area so we felt like we had our privacy. There's also a nice, clean pool area to relax by. All the neighbors and visitors staying in the other condos were super friendly. The condos are centrally located but you still feel tucked away in a tropical paradise. The birds, trees and plants were beautiful! We loved the location, it is really close to a grocery store and shopping center, only a 5 minute walk down to the bay, or a short drive to snorkeling spots, beaches and downtown Kona! There was also a nice farmers market on Wednesdays, just a short walk down by the Sheraton, and another farmers market on Saturdays, just a mile up the road at the KTA shopping center! We will definitely stay at this condo again next time we visit Hawaii!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the 5 STAR review! I'm so happy that you had a great time at the condo. We love spending the winter here ourselves and enjoying all the fun things that you mentioned in your review. We hope to have you back soon! Aloha, Diane
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5

Honeymoon in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in this condo last April and enjoyed it so much that when we got married we came back for a 15 night stay for our honeymoon. Diane is a great host and is very helpful

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the 5 Star review! I'm so happy to have the condo used for a honeymoon. It's wonderful. Blessings to you for a long and happy marriage. Aloha, Diane
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4

Very nice and easy to find.

  • 4 of 5

Close to things to do and see, stores, and main roads.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you gave the condo a high rating. Please keep us in mind for a future stay; we would love to have you again. Aloha, Diane
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4

Reasonable & Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Clean & spacy condo for small family. But this condo is 1 st floor, so small fry & insect invade.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Masato, Thank you so much for the 4 star review, you must've had a wonderful time. We hope to have you again and don't hesitate to contact us directly as we have staff on property available for any issue.
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Keahole (Kailua-Kona) KOA
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Golf
On golf course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Keauhou Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Keauhou Bay
Car: not necessary

5 minute walk to Keauhou Bay where there is every activity you can imagine including the Hawaiian State Sport of outrigger canoe paddling. Keauhou Canoe Club welcomes guests to experience outrigger canoe paddling. You can swim, snorkel, kayak, stand up paddle and fish. At Keauhou Bay you can take a snorkel cruise to Kealakekua Bay and the Captain Cook Monument, go night diving w/manta rays, scuba dive or go deep sea fishing, all without getting in a car! Golf next door at the Kona Country Club. Walk to Keauhou Shopping Center with a major grocery store, Farmer's Market, pharmacy, cinema, many restaurants, post office, and cute shops to explore. Just a 5 minute drive away is the famous snorkel spot of Kahalu'u and Magic Sands Beach. Kona Country Club Vista restaurant is next to the complex. Keauhou Sheraton Resort w/restaurants and spa is a 3 minute walk. 6 miles to downtown Kona, 20 minutes to airport. The Big Island is waiting for YOU! You can have a fantastic vacation here without a car, just walk and use the shuttle.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.41%

Hawaii tax ID # W85945828-01.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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