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Top Floor Oceanfront Studio w/ Lanai and A/C

Bedrooms Studio
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Studio that can sleep 2 with oceanfront views from the lanai

PORTABLE A/C UNIT was added in 2016 when ocean breezes and fans aren't enough.

We have one of the few units in the building with an ACTUAL outdoor patio to enjoy the beautiful ocean view, which is direct ocean front, with famous Magic Sands Beach right next door!

Recent upgrades include a 55" big screen TV with Blu Ray player, Netflix and free WIFI access, stereo system, queen mattress with memory foam topper, extra bedding and linens, and an added TV above the armoire in the bedroom area. There is a large collection of DVD's and books to enjoy as well. The kitchen is fully stocked with small appliances including microwave, blender, coffeemaker, rice maker and coffee grinder along with glasses, pots, pans, silverware, and various seasonings and spices. The kitchen and bath have updated granite counters. The bathroom shower has a raised shower head for our taller guests.

We've also added plenty of extra amenities like extra large beach towels, snorkel gear, beach chairs, coolers, picnic blankets, boogie boards and beach umbrellas for your afternoons at the beach next door. We've provided two sets of binoculars for whale and fish watching from the lanai.There are two BBQ's on site by the oceanfront pool and a coin-op laundry room downstairs. Free assigned parking spot for one car is also included.

Please note that there is no elevator in the building and we are located on the top floor (third floor), but it's worth the steps for the fantastic views!

We are conveniently located within 2-3 miles of downtown Kailua-Kona and all it's inviting shops and restaurants.


More Details

Jan and Glenn Vacca
Member since: 2014
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Jan and Glenn Vacca

My husband Glenn, and I have been vacationing on the Hawaiian Islands for the last 30 years. With our children now grown and moving on, we decided to make one of our dreams come true by owning our own little piece of heaven in Kona. I love sharing our place with others who love it here as much as we do! And having return guests makes it even better!

We take great pride in having a clean, comfortable place to enjoy the Island.


Jan and Glenn Vacca purchased this condo in 2014

Why Jan and Glenn Vacca chose Kailua-Kona

We chose this property because of the unique oceanfront location and it's quiet, laid back atmosphere and Aloha spirit. You just can't find a complex any closer to the ocean than this!

What makes this condo unique

There is nothing better than true outdoor dining while watching the beautiful sunrises and sunsets from the lanai. Enjoy your morning coffee, and an evening tropical drink to begin and end your day in paradise!


Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Rental Agreement must be agreed to and signed upon booking.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Tiled Shower with raised shower head for our taller guests.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen bed with memory foam topper. Unit is designed for two adults.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Top Floor Oceanfront Studio w/ Lanai and A/C
average rating of 4.8541665 based on 48 reviews

Absolutely perfect vacation at your beautiful property. Everything we needed was there. Thank you

  • 5 of 5

The unit was perfect in every way. We especially enjoyed the lanai and the fact that the kitchen was so well stocked. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the space, and the lanai is wonderful for dining by the ocean views! Hope you can return to us soon! Mahalo, Jan
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Winning condo and view

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely decorated studio, kitchen well stocked, wonderful view but the best part is the table and chairs on the balcony overlooking the sea and the white sand beach area

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm happy that you appreciated the fully stocked kitchen! We try to make the space as comfortable as possible. I'm glad the lanai got plenty of use! Mahalo, Jan
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Norco, CA

Very impressed!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This unit was beautifully decorated! Couldn't have asked for better accommodations! The view was amazing, the bed was super comfortable just really impressed all the way around!

I can't wait to come back to KMS again and we will definitely be staying in this unit again!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your kind words! I am glad that you enjoyed your time with us, and we are honored that you want to come back again! You are welcome back anytime! We work hard to make sure our guests are comfortable, and it looks like we succeeded!
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Absolutely amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

Having never been to Kona, we were unsure where to stay. We absolutely chose a great location at Kona Magic Sands. We were able to see fish in the water from the lanai. We spent so much time in the water as the beach was right next to us. From the lanai, we were able to stargaze and even saw the Milky Way. KMS 311 is very well thought out. So comfortable with many little extras that make it like home. We can't wait to return!!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo, and glad you enjoyed the lanai and all the extra amenities we provide! Can't wait to host you again soon! Jan
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Wonderful stay at a graciously comfortable condo on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days at Kona Magic Sands and look forward to coming back! Thank you for equipping your lovely condo with all the comforts to make our stay so relaxing. The fresh beach towels and boogie boards got a workout at Magic Sands Beach. We swam every day and watched the sunset from the lanai. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed our place, and that the beach towels and boogie boards were frequently used! Nothing like evenings on the lanai! Hope you get to come back again soon! Mahalo! Jan
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Lovely condo with a spectacular view of the ocean. Everything was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Me, my husband and two children, age 6 and 11, travelled from Sweden and stayed four nights in 311 and it was perfect! The beds were comfortable, the condo was clean and nicely decorated, the pool was nice, the kitchen well-equipped. We also appreciated the beach gear (beach chairs, umbrella and boogie boards) that was provided. But best of all was the view! We loved to fall asleep and wake up to the sound of the ocean. If we'd ever afford to come to Hawaii again we'll definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo! Once again, the beach gear has been an appreciated feature! Not to mention the killer views from the lanai! So glad that you enjoyed yourselves and all the amenities we offer our guests! Please come back again. You were excellent guests!!!
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Car: recommended

Located between a great snorkel beach on one side and a park on the other side


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Checkout cleaning fee $105
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.4%

Extra cleaning fee of $30.00 on stays longer than one week.
Additional fee of $50.00 for late check outs or early check ins with prior approval from owner.
Standard Check in time is 3:00 pm, Check out time is 11:00 am.

Tax I.D. TA-202-115-2768-01

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.