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Exquisite Ocean Front Kona Condo; “You Have ARRIVED”!!!!

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

The Most Amazing ‘Our Ocean Front View and ALOHA Vibe’ awaits your arrival !

The most awe inspiring view awaits you from our Ground Level - Newly Remodeled, Ocean Front (direct ocean access) Kona Reef Condo. 1 BR/1 BA (sleeps 2-4).

Only a few steps from and on the same level as the beautiful ocean Front pool, outdoor barbeques, jacuzzi and the ocean itself. Because we are Ocean Front and Ocean Level - our view not only takes your breath away, but open the glass doors and a breeze (which only an ‘Ocean Level’ location Can Provide) will filter through the entire condo like a HUGE oversized-ocean powered fan. When you need it however, the air-conditioning is just a button push away on its own remote control. Walk out to convenient parking or choose to just walk. The heart of Kailua Kona is located within a 5 minute leisurely stroll.

IF by chance You're a surfer, LISTEN UP!

The Kona Reef complex is located right by the 'White Sands (a.k.a. Magic Sands or Lalao park)' . This small but rare, soft sandy piece of ocean front property is not too often found along the Kona coast and especially not near town. With the abundance of lush, lavish, lava rock - comes sharp and rough cut edges. Breathtaking!!!!! But not necessarily where you want to launch your boards ! HOWEVER - we’re connected to a sandy, super ‘soft bottom’ Ocean Entrance - PERFECT!

The 'White Sands Beach Park' may be small, but when the surfs offers up a mighty big swell....sure to keep you out there riding the waves all day. After my daily, early morning runs that I get to take on the “World Championship Iron Man” course (yep - we just happen to live on it)....well watching the surfers is often my choice of morning entertainment! With ‘Kona coffee’ in hand - I look and watch them with awe, right from our Lanai . Why not come back out in the afternoon/evening for more! Watch the dolphin jump, the outrigger canoe teams practice, listen to the waves rolling in and yep - if the swell is there, so are the surfers! Grab a glass of whatever you’d like and watch it all, as the sun first begins to consider how to display it’s next ‘magnificent - Jaw Dropping’ end of the day SHOW ! !

Sound UNREAL? It is really rather “Other Worldly”, but it’s our front yard!

Speaking of our lanai; it has been completely remodeled with a beautiful tile flooring, exquisite and comfortable furniture. The cozy chairs have hide away pull-out ottomans that double as additional seating . We also have dual rocking chairs - for even more relaxation by the ocean side. There are two tables; One to dine and One to set your beverages on and a beautiful, cozy outdoor carpet for ‘barefoot’ comfort and last but not least, a BEAUTIFUL newly installed, wood carved ‘leaf accent’ ceiling fan w/light fixture. Sure to keep you enjoying our ‘show place’ Lanai for as many hours as your heart desires!!!!

Inside - we have new, pristine, large square tile flooring, accent rugs, tasteful - exquisite furniture, two flat screen TVs, WIFI, wood cabinets, art work, wood carved ceiling fans, air conditioning, etc. are throughout. Coffee maker, Ninja blender, mounted microwave, New refrigerator/freezer, super quiet dishwasher, glass - flat top stove and electric DOUBLE oven, dishes, pot, pans, cups, glasses, wine glasses (additional plastic versions of each, for taking to the pool) and all typical kitchen utensils you could possibly need.

The Bedroom has an extremely comfortable king size bed w/plenty of drawer space.

We have a Blow dryer under the bathroom sink for your convenience,as well as plush bath towels and a washer and dryer located in the hall closet. We always have a few Beach towels for your use in the top of the bedroom closet as well.

EVERYTHING you'll need and more for a fabulous 'Resort Feel' stay!

More Details

Candace Grasso
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Candace Grasso

Jerry and Candace Grasso have been married for 35 years now and have two amazing daughters ; "Brittany" age 32 and "Kaggin" age 33 . They are also the proud grandparents of the most awe inspiring 4 year old little girl "Brooklynn" !

Jerry is the CFO/COO and Senior Vice President of a Nationwide Corporation and Candace is the CEO, Owner and Founder of 'Fit Is It' Inc. - A pro athlete, trainer and nutrition specialist.

Together, they founded the "All in for Autism" Association!

Candace is the President and Jerry is the CFO and together they work to "Help Build Bridges of Opportunity for the ASD Community"

They reside in Baltimore Maryland and Kona Hawaii.

Candace Grasso purchased this condo in 2012

Why Candace Grasso chose Kailua-Kona

I came to Kona the first time over 15 years go to bring my team to run the Kona marathon.

I asked my husband to come with me on my business trip as I had been sent to Hawaii many times on business but never to Kona. I had heard it was FABULOUS and we were told by a trusted friend we BOTH just HAD to go.

SO he accompanied me and after my team left, we stayed at Hualalai Four Seasons Resort and have been coming back to stay in Kona every single year since. At least once if not two or three times per year. We started immediately staying also in the village as well as the resort in order to enjoy the town of kona and also fell in love with the Kona Reef Complex. It's view, location, Pool amenities and units.

We vowed that if one day we ever found an Ocean Front for sale we'd put in an offer and just a few months ago God answered our prayers and now our Condo at the Kona Reef is no longer a dream but an answered prayer. We hope you enjoy and are as blessed by your stay as we have been!


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • 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
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Newly Updated with new tub and shower!
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Extremely comfortable King bed , ceiling fan and Television
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double , Sleeper sofa in living room!
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Exquisite Ocean Front Kona Condo; “You Have ARRIVED”!!!!
average rating of 4.7936506 based on 63 reviews
Wyandotte, Oklahoma

Love the waterfront location!!

  • 4 of 5

This condo is a great waterfront condo!! We loved sitting outside every evening listening to the waves roll in. The kitchen is very well equipped for cooking if you'd like to do so. The condo is also very clean. We appreciated the fact that there were some beach chairs we could use for a couple of beach trips. We very much enjoyed our stay here. The host and the on-site manager are both very good to work with. Candace gives a great list of her favorite local places to visit! If you are wanting a water-front condo in the Kona area--- This is the place for you!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location Great condo

  • 5 of 5

Boy where do i start......

Location : i don't know if you could find anything closer or better. The place is well kept and easy to walk to main street.

Candace is a great person she goes out of her way to welcone you and provide a lot of information about what to do in Kona and surrounding area. Our only conplaint is that 4 days just wasn't enough,but having said that, it will give us all another opportunity to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the location of the condo

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. We had a really nice view from the ground floor. Lovely sunsets. Was nice to walk to all the restaurants in Kona. Did not make it to the outdoor market, but found fresh fruits on our daily travels around the island. The owners are very nice and gave us loads of recommended places to visit. Also very nicely furnished.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view and very welcoming owners! The location was perfect. We enjoyed our 6 days in Kona and are looking forward to a return trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WOW! JUST WOW! It's everything the pictures show! Great property and well worth the money! Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for a week in early June 2018, celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. Candace and Jerry Grasso (owners) were very friendly and pro-active from the time we first booked, sending us emails about the sights, attractions, and amenities of the quaint little village of Kailua-Kona, which is just a short 1/4 mile up the road, a very easy walk to shopping, restaurants, and the Kona attractions on the strip. We didn't rent a car until our 5th day, so the local Kona Trolley came in handy to ferry us around, when we felt the walking distance was too much for us. Shopping, restaurants, and so many things to see and do, it seemed we were busy every day with new things. Each morning we enjoyed our coffee out on the Lanai, watching surf-boarders, para-sailors, paddle-boarders, snorkelers, and even a cruise-ship which docked about a half-mile off the coast. There is a sandy beach about a hundred yards away, easy walking from the condo. The pool at the complex was warm and wonderful. The kitchen was well equipped, accessible, and handy. Due to the warm humid climate, the washer and dryer was very helpful. Bed was comfy, and the mesmerizing waves of the Pacific put us to sleep each night. If we ever come to Kona again, this will be our place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view and nice condo. Great location walking distance to downtown.

  • 4 of 5

We had one incident with a crack head wanting to use my wife’s phone which I’m sure he would of stolen. The AC is pretty loud and the wash machine was very loud. Not many provisions when we got there, but all and all we liked it very much.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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There is NO BETTER location in all of Kona for a relaxing picturesque stay - than our magical, Ocean Front condo, located at the beautiful and upscale 'Kona Reef '. This is the only condo property located right in town. Our exquisite Ocean Front condo is located a mere 30 ft. from the 'Pounding Surf' ...offering what only Kona can; an absolutely polarizing view of the most vibrant color contrasts available ANYWHERE, at a single glance. The unexpected contrast of the stark, black lava rock is everywhere in Kona. You'll see it from the moment you touch down upon arrival along the runways of Kona's humble and most friendly airport, to the slabs of its presence.... that run along both sides of the main highway (if you can call it that). But it's most awe inspiring showing is its presence up and down the entire coast of Kona.

It's unexpected! it's unique and it takes a bit for your eyes to try and absorb all there is to see. First - you see the black sheen of the lava lining the edge of the water - then the myriad of blues that come with each crashing wave - to the BRIGHT green color of the statuesque palm trees that stand so majestically by. It's as if they are there to keep watch; standing guard if you will, so that the beauty will never be snatched away or stolen in the middle of the night. This is a scene you will see as you stroll into town and all the way through it. You are no more than a literal 5 minute walk from our front door - to the HEART OF KONA! In a nut shell, Kona is a small quaint little town. It reminds me of a 'Pacific Coast' Cape Cod.

Kona is full of restaurants, little shops and art galleries with local paintings of ocean life and sea turtles. In the heart of it all is my favorite place. A large (almost always open), farmers' market with the most amazing - fresh produce you have ever seen. Some of it in fact, you won't recognize.Don't be afraid to ask. The farmers that bring it in fresh each morning take great pride in their work and love not only to explain - but to offer up a taste of their goods with a smile and a great big aloha. I stop there first to fill up the fridge every time I come back to my Kona home.

Go snorkeling, diving, para-sailing, fishing, swimming, running , paddle boarding, surfing name it and more or do NONE OF THE ABOVE and just chill by the ocean or the pool or in our can do both at the same time. With our ocean front pool, there's no need to choose. Kona is what you want it to be. Your trip is truly what you want to make it. It's all there with a smile and the Aloha Spirit you may have heard about. Enjoy and A-L-O-H-A !!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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