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SUMMER SALE : July1- Sept.30, only $148/night! (Offer expires 3/31/18) HURRY!!

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


About the property

We removed our own mid summer stay this year - now it’s your chance! A SALE WOW!

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 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 (like only Ocean Level Can Do) 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.

In other words, Large chunks of lava rock are not something you want to launch your board from or run it up onto either. But though the 'White Sands Beach Park' may be small, it offers up a mighty big swell....sure to keep you out there riding the waves all day. Watching the surfers is often my choice of morning entertainment as I look on from the Lanai and they're still out there to enjoy in the afternoon as well!

Speaking of our lanai; it has been completely remodeled with exquisite and comfortable furniture ; chairs with hide away pull-out foot stools that double as additional seating - dual rocking chairs for relaxing ocean side - two tables; One to dine and One to set your beverages on and a beautiful neutral print cozy outdoor carpet for your feet. Inside, new flooring, rugs, furniture, refrigerator, flat screen TVs, WIFI,cabinets, art work, ceiling fans, air conditioning, etc. are throughout. Coffee maker, blender, microwave, New refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, flat top stove and electric oven, dishes, pot, pans and all typical kitchen utensils.

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 towels and a washer and dryer located in the hall closet.

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:
March 17, 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
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking 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
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 54 reviews
Valley Glen, CA

Truly Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous Ocean Front unit, within a few minutes walk from Kailua-Kona downtown and great restaurants. Kona Reef is such a great location, and this unit comes with everything you need! Take in the sunsets every night from the lenai. By far the most comfortable bed we have ever slept in, in a Condo. We dove daily with Pacific Rim Divers, seeing Honu, Dolphin, Octopi, Tiger Sharks, Nudis, Frog Fish, Rays, Manta, and beautiful reef fish. We were able to catch up with many friends we have on the island. We had such a relaxing wonderful time! Thank you Candace and Jerry for sharing your beautiful home with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in this lovely condo. The location is just like you see in the photo and the condo is lovely. We would choose to stay here again! Thank you Candace for sharing your "home away from home" with us. It is was just right!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Kona Stay- pre IM!

  • 5 of 5

The location was so convenient to have quick access to everything on Ali'i drive. We could walk everywhere and be there within 10-15 minutes! Using the grill by the pool was fantastic and had two sets of keys for each of us to use. Only thing lacking was a few extra kitchen ingredients that would be handy (oil, seasonings, etc). The view was spectacular and spot on and it was great to sit out in the lanai and enjoy morning breakfast (at 6:30 am when everyone else is up and moving!?!?) and check out the cruise ships. Candace was extremely helpful and responsive and detailed with all communications and even had great follow up after we thought we left a watch at our stay once we had left. Thank you for sharing your home- we had a lovely visit!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful ocean front condo and Superb location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this wonderful condo for our anniversary and had the most amazing vacation. This was our third trip to Big Island and we typically stayed in resorts in the past but we thought we would give this a try. Staying here was by far our most relaxing and enjoyable trip yet. From the moment that we booked the condo we were greeted by the owner, Candace, with the friendliest phone call and follow-up welcome emails. Without even stepping foot on the island I knew we had made the right choice. Candace kept us well informed, from booking all the way through our trip back home.

This condo certainly lived up to it's description. It is located on the ground floor of a very quiet complex. The view from the lanai is breathtaking and the water is truly right at your doorstep. We spent every morning sitting on the lanai just taking in the view, watching the dolphins as well as the swimmers training for the upcoming Ironman triathlon. The sunsets are also amazing from the lanai and we spent most of our evenings there.

The location is ideal for taking a nice easy 5-minute stroll to a plethora of restaurants, bars, and shopping. Our favorite hang out was Humpy's. Candace provided a very complete list of "must try" recommendations and the ones that we tried were all spot on.

The condo has pretty much every amenity you will need for your stay. We had a rental car for seeing all of the sights around the island and parking was ideal and right outside your front door.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this wonderful condo.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful home with an amazing view!! We loved everything about it! We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had the BEST time! The pictures don't even do the condo justice! Right on the water, everything you need, and a quick walk into town. Candace went above and beyond offering so much assistance and help. I referred to her recommendations throughout our stay. She gave such great suggestions and tips that I went in feeling so prepared. We would absolutely stay there again! Thank you to Candace for making it such a great stay!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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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
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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