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Ocean Front Complex, Summer Rates $675. per week, watch the ocean activity

Bedrooms 1
Space 685 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Ocean View, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath

Kona Makai is an ocean front complex with pool, hot tub, tennis courts, 3 BBQ's, gated entry at night. Beautiful landscaping, plenty of parking, a clean an quiet complex, you only hear the sound of the ocean, not the traffic. When the ocean is flat there is good snorkeling right in front of complex,

Our unit is easily accessible on the ground floor, no stairs. Elevated view from the lanai of the ocean and pool. We are about 1 mi. from town, easy walking, with wide shoulders on Alii Dr,

Free secure fast WiFi, requires a code.

The living room has a new sofa that makes into a bed. The unit has a washer/dryer, ceiling fans, AC in the bedroom, tile flooring, carpet in the bedroom, we just installed Blu-Ray DVD player. The dishwasher was just replaced, there are plenty of pans, dishes, Keurig Coffee maker, plus a regular coffee maker, convection oven, toaster, plastic ware for eating/drinking by the pool. I bought a new tower fan for the bedroom and a smaller one for the bathroom.

Eat your meals on the lanai at the table and chairs and enjoy the view of the ocean, with surrounding tropical plants providing privacy., or I have trays you can take your food down to the BBQ area. The lanai has a ceiling fan and light for enjoying your evening outside.

We provide beach chairs, cooler, beach towels, beach bag, snorkeling fins and masks, (no water shoes) beach umbrella, hair dryer, iron, first-aid kit.

Hawaii Tax# GE 189-130-5472-01

More Details

Claudia & Jim Shukle
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Claudia & Jim Shukle

We have been coming to Kona for 20+ years, we are both avid scuba divers and also love to snorkel. This island is great for shore diving, plus there are several dive shops that have boats for those that like boat diving. We had looked for a condo in this complex for a long time and finally found the one we wanted. The unit has a great view of the ocean and the BBQ's are close, . The unit is stocked with just about anything you need to make meals.

The island of Hawaii is large and has a lot to see, you will need a car to get around, though some people have rented from us and just walked to town or taken the little trolley bus that goes by our condo on Alii Dr. everyday. There is a guide book in the unit that gives good directions to beaches and all the attractions that the Big Island has to offer. The volcano and all the tropical water falls are on the other side of the island. We also own a unit in building #3 on the 2nd floor and it is also listed on VRBO.

Claudia & Jim Shukle purchased this condo in 2013


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 685 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • New lighting, towel racks, new paint
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Complete new bedding, including pillows etc.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Beach chairs, cooler, beach towels, beach bag, fins, masks/snorkels, no water shoes


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Ocean Front Complex, Summer Rates $675. per week, watch the ocean activity
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 30 reviews

It was fine. It met our needs.

  • 3 of 5

This unit was fine. It was clean and met our needs. In reality, a 3.5 rating is what we would say. It had the basics. We would have liked having an oven. The bed was just "ok", not that comfortable really. It was well-equipped with beach equipment. We appreciated that. We also appreciated the communication of the owners. Finally, while we may not use this particular unit in the future, we do like the Kona Makai complex.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One week at Kona Makai is not enough!

  • 4 of 5

We booked this condo with Jim and Claudia mainly because of the ocean view from the lanai and we were glad we did. Most of the time we spent at the condo was outside enjoying the beauty of the ocean and the gorgeous landscape with views of the beautiful pool and spa. Very tranquil. When you can break away from that you will find a very clean, comfortable and well stocked interior including beach equipment for your use that we would normally rent or buy. The owners were extremely timely and helpful with information to make our vacation enjoyable. We hope you will enjoy your stay here as much as we did.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, good to hear you enjoyed our condo and your time in Kona.
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Love the Kona Makai

  • 5 of 5

Nice condo... had all the amenities. Nice people to rent from!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!!
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southern Oregon

Super condo, great complex!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this unit at Kona Makai. We found the beach chairs and cooler very useful as we toured around the scenic island. The kitchen is well stocked with all necessities and we especially appreciated the new dishwasher. Having a washer and dryer in the unit was wonderful, especially for a longer stay. The view from the lanai is breathtaking. It was so relaxing to listen to the waves and be lulled to sleep at night. The grounds and pool area are immaculately maintained. Watching the sunset from the lounge chairs just steps from the ocean was a wonderful way to wind down after a full day. Would stay here again on returns to Kona!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

unit was comfortable, location was convenient. Grounds were beautifully maintained . We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the complex and Kona.
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Oregon Coast

The most relaxing vacation! Talk about a great location--the sound of the waves crashing out side.

  • 5 of 5

We would stay in this unit again. Perfect location, in a quiet complex. Watch the sunset from your lanai or from a lounge chair at the shoreline. We are already planning for our next vacation here.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Kailua-Kona Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 8 2017 - Oct 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
High Season
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

When final payment is received, information about the condo codes, directions etc. will be mailed.

Cleaning fee for 3 or more people is $125.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.