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Ocean Breezes, Sunny Skies and Tropical Living

(32 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 BR/ 2 BA next to beach with partial ocean views and mountain views

We have 2 spacious bedrooms and bathrooms and similarly large living room, lanai, dining room and kitchen. The kitchen is stocked with all of your cooking needs in mind. There is a covered parking spot and additional parking in visitor spots as well.
Gentle breezes all day and night keep you relaxed and comfortable. Plenty of room for 4 people to enjoy paradise and still feel all the comforts of home. There is a big patio area (covered) adjoining the pool where there are 4 gas grills for cooking whatever you like to barbeque. There is a large pool and large outdoor hot-tub Jacuzzi, pool table and saunas for helping work out the kinks you bring from the mainland.
Our property has beautiful tropical plants and vegetation with unbelievebly gorgeous flowers and subtle flower whiffs that tantalize your senses and make the relaxation all the better.
The tennis courts on our property are well-maintained and free to our guests. We keep boogie boards, beach chairs and coolers for picnics in the condo so you can travel around the island and don't need to buy these things.
Our condo is NOT wheelchair accessible b/c there are 7 stair-steps up or down from the elevator. We have a screen door that can be locked on the front door to enjoy the breezes all day and night.
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/18/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Not w/c accessible--8 stairs from elevator

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    age 25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king


  • Guest Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Can be made up as a King bed...moreless

  • Second bedroom can be made up as twins or King. Please specify 30 days prior to arrival. Default will be left as twins....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower


  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    Large tiled shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • White Sands Beach is 75 yds from the condo door. You can hear the surf at night to remind you that you are in paradise. It is also called 'Disappearing Sands Beach' since some of the sand will be 300 yds offshore during part of the winter. It is always perfect for sunbathing and beach-volley ball. Pahoe-hoe park is 1 block away and is where the locals practice hula on Saturday mornings right on the oceanfront. There is a free open-air bus that picks up right near this park that is for tourists traveling along the road from Keahou to Kailua Kona. The condo is right between those 2 communities in a nice quiet area. Although there is no central heat and air conditioning, rooms come equipped with ceiling and floor fans and screens to allow the beach breezes to keep the rooms very comfortable year round....moreless


  • Books:

    Some books about local sight-seeing and a library at the pool-table area....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Pool table and paperback library...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Can see partial view up to mountains from lanai as well as the pool and tropical gardens of the property....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    75 yards from Magic Sands Beach...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Partial ocean view from Lanai and front entry...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Table in dining area seats 4; table on lanai seats up to 6....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    1 covered parking spot with more room for visitors....moreless

  • Elevator:

    Not w/c accessible--8 stairs from elevator...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    1 spot for parking for our unit--tandem style (one in front of the other)....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Unit has a local landline for international guests. NO INTERNATIONAL CALLS!!!...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    We have bath towels and towels you can take to the beach or pool....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless router...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Hamilton Beach coffeemaker and French Press coffeemaker with burr mill whole bean coffee grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots and pans, cookie sheets, cake pans, broiler pans, crockpot, rice cooker, waffle maker....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough to serve 8 people; lots of glasses for wine and cold beverages, plastic glasses for pool area. Coffee cups...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large gourmet kitchen in condo...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:

    New range purchased Feb 2013...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Blender, rice cooker, crock pot, and lots more. Cooler for beach trips and lunches....moreless


  • Bicycles:

    For rent 3 miles away...moreless

  • Boat:

    For rent; and all sorts of cruises, scuba, snorkeling, speed boats...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many incredibly beautiful courses in the area...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoes, kayaks and outriggers in the area...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    4 Gas grills in pool area...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Skiing from your car on Mauna Kea in Jan-Feb....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Gorgeous clay courts on the condo property; free for guests. MUST SIGN UP TO USE THE COURTS!...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub

Building Type

  • Building


from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 6 - Sep 9, 2017
4 night min stay
$840 $3,000
Ironman 2017
Oct 1 - Oct 14, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$840 $3,300
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $130 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.4%


There is a $300 fully refundable damage deposit required for each stay. It will be required at time of final payment. THERE IS NO SMOKING IN THE CONDO, ON THE LANAI OR ON THE PROPERTY! The one exception is smoking is allowed next to the dumpsters. There is a charge for cleaning excessive sand! Pleas rinse off after beach visits at one of the 2 hose areas!

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/18/2017
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11 Miles
Nearest Airport
Keahole International Airport (KOA)
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Keahou Shopping Center
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Da Poke Shack
Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
Nearest Beach
White Sands Beach

Car: Recommended

Sunsets at the gorgeous White Sands beach across the street from the condo with palm treees in the foreground are a daily event.

Snorkeling is very popular at Kahalu'u beach 1 mile south of the condo, but you can snorkel at White Sands Beach, too!

Our favorite place to visit is the national park, Place of Refuge (or Pu'uhonua o Honaunau in Hawaiian). It is a historical site with 500 year old stone walls, petroglyphs, re-constructed temples and Hawaiian houses and some of the best tide pools, turtle sunning areas and a great beach for scuba, snorkeling, swimming and people-watching. It is worth the admission and the free parking. We go to the picnic area that faces the ocean to the south of the park---same route into area ---and watch the dolfins frolic right near the beach eating lunch at one of the many picnic tables available. This is about a 22 mile or a 45 min drive from the condo.

For one of the top 10 beaches in the world (Conde Nast magazine), drive 45 min to Hapuna Beach. There is a HUGE perfect pale sand beach over a mile wide. The waves are perfect for boogie-boarding, body-surfing and swimming. There is a snack shop, showers, bathrooms and changing rooms. There is a fantastic beach trail going north where you will see whales in the distance all Winter long (take binoculars). The best shave ice (snow cones on steroids) on the whole island (maybe the whole state) is 4-5 miles north of Hapuna and is fantastic for after-beach cooling off before dinner. It is right near the little town of Kawaihae.

We love to kayak at Captain Cook Bay (aka Kealakekua) and the snorkeling is so good a lot of the all-day cruises come to this bay for snorkeling, scuba, swimming and sea life watching (turtles, dolphins, birds).

Going to the east side of the island is another world; MUCH more rain and the tropical vegetation is thick and beautiful. There are waterfalls, world renowned botanical gardens and fantastic state parks. On the southeast side of the island is Volcanoes National Park that has incredible attractions like hiking through a former volcano crater, exploring caves and lava tubes, a fantastic hands on museum about the islands and their formation, hikes along the lava at the ocean's rim where you may be able to find some flowing lava depending on the way the volcano is erupting (remember--it is 2000 degrees--you don't want to get too close). Park service does try to keep people away from the lava---you won't accidentally stumble into it!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We live and work in Colorado and can't get to our second home as much as we would like. We know you will enjoy it as much as we do; that makes it more fun for us to share this slice of heaven!

Why the Owner Chose Kailua-Kona, HI, USA:
We owned a condo in Vail, CO for years and decided we enjoyed the tropics and the relaxation we find in Hawaii more. White Sands puts us at the beach and is a beautiful place to lounge at the pool, relax on the lanai and jump off to some of the most unique and incredibly beautiful places in the world.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
You can be gone from dawn 'til after dark having some of the most amazing adventures of your life; or you can relax and stay at the property and beach the entire time.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/18/2017

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  • White Sands Beach from the pool area

    White Sands Beach from the pool area

  • Dining room and counter area into kitchen

    Dining room and counter area into kitchen

  • Kitchen from dining room

    Kitchen from dining room

  • Dining room--lanai is behind window covering

    Dining room--lanai is behind window covering

  • Master bedroom with garden overlook (King bed)

    Master bedroom with garden overlook (King bed)

  • Washer/Dryer in master bath

    Washer/Dryer in master bath

  • Guest bedroom set up as a King

    Guest bedroom set up as a King

  • Master bath with oversized shower and full-sized stackable washer/dryer.

    Master bath with oversized shower and full-sized stackable washer/dryer.

  • Guest bathroom--tub and shower

    Guest bathroom--tub and shower

  • Our beautiful pool and spa

    Our beautiful pool and spa

  • Plumeria trees on our property--amazing fragrance

    Plumeria trees on our property--amazing fragrance

  • Tropical feel at pool area

    Tropical feel at pool area

  • Looking at our unit from the beach

    Looking at our unit from the beach

  • Kitchen with all amenities

    Kitchen with all amenities

  • Living room with all new furniture!

    Living room with all new furniture!

  • Looking at the pool from condo

    Looking at the pool from condo

  • Entering from the front door

    Entering from the front door

  • Guest bedroom made up as twins (great for kids)

    Guest bedroom made up as twins (great for kids)

  • Our lanai with table and 6 chairs

    Our lanai with table and 6 chairs

  • Master bedroom from private master bath

    Master bedroom from private master bath

  • Beach--75 yards from condo across the street

    Beach--75 yards from condo across the street

  • Looking up the mountain (Mauka) from our lanai--tennis courts a few steps away

    Looking up the mountain (Mauka) from our lanai--tennis courts a few steps away

  • Front entry area from street

    Front entry area from street

  • Fantastic day at green sand beach--just us!

    Fantastic day at green sand beach--just us!

VRBO #64703

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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