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Fabulous views from this private direct ocean front top floor condo wth A/C

Bedrooms 2
Space 875 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, queen size sleeper sofa, sleeps up to 6

Clean and beautiful direct ocean front luxury 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom condo with all new furniture, appliances and an air conditioner. It has everything needed for an enjoyable vacation. The condo features new Italian ceramic tile in the living room, dining room, kitchen hallways, bathrooms and the lanai. Plus new bamboo flooring in both bedrooms.

The kitchen has all new appliances including an icemaker. The master bedroom features a very comfortable California king size bed and the guest bedroom features two twin beds. The living room sofa folds out into a queen size bed. The master bathroom has a new shower, new counter top, mirrows and lighting. The guest bathroom has a new tub and shower with a new counter top, mirror and lighting. The condo comes with a full size washer and dryer. We include laundry soap, beach towels, beach chairs, and all amenities to get you started on your vacation. The kitchen is fully stocked with a microwave, ice maker, coffee machine, coffee bean grinder, rice cooker, plenty of glasses, plates, dishes, pots and pans to cook all your meals in the condo - if you desire.

The condo is on the 4th (top) floor and easily accessible via the elevator. It directly overlooks the ocean and has a large lanai area with two teak lounge reclinders, new teak dining table and four teak chairs. The views from the lanai are magnificent and you will want to spend all your time on in the privacy of the lanai. Sunsets are just fantastic as the condo lanai faces west. Free Broadband and secure wireless internet in the condo. A baby crib is also available for use. Please advise at time of booking.

The Kona Bali Kai has beautifully landscaped grounds and makes for a dream vacation. The complex has a new swimming pool and deck area with a Jacuzzi. The ocean front condo complex features several ocean front BBQ’s, lounge chairs and picnic tables.

It is just one and half miles from one of the best snorkeling spot on the island, Kahalu’u Beach Park. Surfing and paddling lessons are available at Kahalu’u as well as the beautiful Keauhou Harbor is within 3 miles of the condo - excellent kayaking from the bay.

The condo complex is approximately 3 miles from downtown Kailua-Kona and 10 miles from the Kona Airport. The Keauhou-Kona trolley is available to take you into town should you not wish to drive. Kailua-Kona boasts a Farmer’s Market every Wednesday through Sunday and the Keauhou Shopping Center, 2 miles from the complex offers an Organic Farmer’s Market every Saturday. The Keauhou Shopping Center also offers free Hawaiian cultural events throughout the week.

With so much to do you will need a vacation once you return home!

We take pride in offering you an affordable and memorable Hawaiian holiday in our well kept and comfortable condo.

Please feel free the owner direct to make a reservation at 310 940 9101.

We hope to see you soon at the condo...



More Details

Mike Watson
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Mike Watson

We started coming to the Big Island in 1998 and purchased this condo in May 2012. We enjoy everything about the big Island and take great pride in keeping our condo's well maintained, clean and fully stocked just like our own home.

Mike Watson purchased this condo in 2012

Why Mike Watson chose Kailua-Kona

We love the Kona Bali Kai because of the ocean front views. There are no better ocean front views from anywhere on the island. We also like being on the forth (top floor) as you have high beamed ceilings, no noise from above, cannot see anyone else when you look out into the ocean.

What makes this condo unique

Who ever dreamed you could lie in bed and look out into the ocean with no obstructions. The sound of the rolling waves will take you into full relaxation immediately upon arrival.


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 875 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 bathrooms. One with a walk in shower and one with a full size tub/shower combination
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Yard
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Snorkel and surf shop on site. Poke Shack Restaurant on site. Kona Bali Kai provides lounge chairs for guest use at its own sandy beach area.


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Fabulous views from this private direct ocean front top floor condo wth A/C
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We knew we found the right condo when we first started speaking with the owner. He provided so much useful information about the condo and The Big Island. Once we arrived and checked in, we were so impressed. The condo was very clean and modern - all decorated in Hawaiian decor. We loved the remodeled bathrooms especially the guest bathroom with the combination shower /tub. Most condo's only have showers and the tub was great for bathing my young children. We found the condo to be very well stocked, having clean fresh linens, bedspreads and towels. We liked having the ice maker and the A/C - even though we never used the A/C. Finally the views were fantastic and loved sitting at the teak wood dining table watching the sunsets after a fun day at the beach. Mahalo for a great stay... We will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thanks for your comments. We are happy to you had a nice time and enjoyed the condo. We remodeled both bathrooms and feedback from previous guests were that they liked having a bub in one of the bathrooms. You have validated this again for us. We look forward to seeing you next year at the condo. Mahalo, Mike Watson
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Layton, UT

Beautiful and Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location, roomy, comfortable, beautiful views. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous location, quiet, gorgeous view

  • 4 of 5

I would recommend this condo without reservation.

We stayed here in (hot + humid) July, a family of four, and we felt really lucky to be in such a great location. It's on the top floor so it's quiet -- while we were there noisy work was being done on the pool but from the condo and its balcony you could not hear the work.

The layout is terrific and the split a/c was heaven-sent and worked quickly, quietly, and well. The view is better than you can imagine. Sublime! We made a point of watching sunset every evening, and many mornings we saw dolphins playing outside -- incredible. We loved getting to play in the tidepools just below us, too. (They are slippery so be sure to have hard-soled reef shoes.)

There are two fun swimming beaches a short walk south of the condo building, and because of the location, we felt everything was a pretty easy drive. Plenty of covered parking and an elevator, too. There is a long lawn fronting the ocean, so it was fun to walk along it as well.

There were lots of owner's notes in the condo so we knew where to look for X and what to expect (like putting food away). I LOVED that the unit is filled with towels, so I didn't have to do a load of laundry daily. Although having that washer / dryer (and dishwasher) certainly makes life easier. Love those when traveling! The closet across from the w/d not only had extra towels, it had flashlights, trashbags, laundry detergent -- it was great.

The beds were comfortable. We found in the smaller bedroom that bringing the floor fan to the doorway and blowing the cooler a/c air (from the living room) into it really helped make it bearable (in addition to the ceiling fan).

One other thing: one of our children has significant mobility issues, and this condo building and unit were ideal -- elevator, flat / level, room to maneuver.

Seriously, I would not hesitate to recommend this condo. Thanks, Mike!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best view

  • 5 of 5

Accommodations are as advertised. The parking easy. Best for 2 people.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I would rate it 3.5 but don't have the option. Incredible location but needs updating

  • 3 of 5

Perfect spot in kona, very quiet, awesome oceanfront location but the little bugs covering all counter surfaces and some of the older well used stained towels detracted from the overall enjoyment. Condo is loaded with everything you could need while away from home and the bed was very comfortable. If the interior was renovated I would absolutely stay here again, there are other renovated units within this building and its time this one was freshened up!!! No real complaints other than the bugs!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for your feedback, We provide a free land line phone for all guests to use to call us if they have any issues or problems while at the condo. Unfortunately, this guest chose not to call us as we could have probably helped them to have a much more enjoyable stay. In regards to pests and little bugs. This is a state wide problem in Hawaii. You cannot leave food or fruit, vegetables out on the counters otherwise little ants will appear out of nowhere. You must always keep the counter tops cleans and items in the refrigerator. We provide this information to all guests with their check in instruction. We have updated our towels at the suggestion of this guests. In fact our policy is to update our towels and linens twice a year. Just in the last nine months we have added new bamboo floors in both bedrooms, a new air conditioner, a new big screen TV, new rugs, linens, towels, bed spreads, curtains, beach chairs, boogie boards, lanai seat cushions, etc. Two years ago we purchased all new furnishings for the condo and renovated both bathrooms with new showers, sinks, etc. We have a very high standard and pride ourselves on providing guests with a very clean, well maintained and well stocked condo. Mahalo, Mike Watson
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San Diego

Relaxing stay in paradise

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have stayed in a more beautiful location or been any closer to the ocean. Loved listening to the waves. The unit was very private and quiet.We enjoyed the lanai for morning Kona coffee and evening wine. The week we stayed was a full moon and to see the moonlight reflecting on the ocean was spectacular. This was the perfect basecamp for exploring the island. It is also very close to an amazing snorkeling spot and quick uber ride into town. Best vacation ever! Cant wait to go back. Thank

you to our host. Truly a special place.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and many thanks for your comments about your visit. People don't realize that staying in the condo is almost like a staying on a cruise ship, but with a much large and more well equipped room. Listening to the ocean waves is a very relaxing way to spend your nights on the lanai or sleeping on the comfortable king size bed. Mahalo, Mike Watson
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kailua Kona
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kona Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
Keauhou Shopping Centre and Downtown Kona
Nearest Beach
On the property
Car: recommended

The property is only two miles from the Keauhou shopping center that has movie theaters, a drug store, supermarket, post office, restaurants, and several small shops. It is also only one and half miles from the Kahalu'u Beach Park which has one of Hawaii's best snorkeling sites in a protected bay with lot of sandy beach spots and picnic areas.

Nearby activities include golfing, ocean swimming, snorkeling, surfing, body boarding, kayaking, paddling, outrigger canoeing, parasailing, dolphin/whale watching cruises, walking/hiking, tide pool exploration, museums, coffee tasting, picnicking, boating, sightseeing, shopping, restaurants, famer’s markets, batting cages, miniature golf, Hawaiian cultural activities, luau’s, fitness center/gym, beauty salons/massages, zip lines, horseback riding. Also don’t forget deep sea fishing on the world famous Kona Coast, Volcanoes National Park, Place of Refuge, Manta Ray Dives


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $119.45 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

Ironman rate is $229.00 per night with a seven night minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.