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A Tropical Paradise with Aloha;, the ocean outside your door.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 526 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Ground Floor, 1-bedroom Unit With Ocean And Garden Views. Easy access.

Kona Isle is on the makai (ocean) side of Alii Drive 1 1/2 miles south of Kailua-Kona. The condo has a view of the ocean and swimming pool and a view of the Hualalai Mountain from the lanai. The grounds are beautifully cared for with lots of open space.

The ground floor corner (C8) condo is fully furnished with all the amenities for your enjoyment. You just need to bring personal items. A portable air conditioner as well as ceiling fans and screened doors and windows maintain a comfortable temperature with security and privacy. Easily accessible walk-in shower. This is a Non-Smoking unit as well as the property is non-smoking. Sleeping arrangements include a queen-size bed in the bedroom and a new sofa bed in the living room. An air bed is also available. Our condo association rules require a minimum 5-night stay and no more than 4 persons.

Wireless internet provided bt Spectrum is available in the unit.

Kona Isle is a taste of the real aloha of Hawaii. After a day of sightseeing and beaches, enjoy the relaxation of our barbecue area with picnic tables near the shore, or reclining on lounges under the tropical trees on the white sand beach, where you can watch the sunsets and whales in the winter. Our pool is solar heated so it is comfortable all year. There is a salt water pool adjacent to the property that is great fun when the waves are pounding in.

Kailua VIllage is about 1 1/2 miles north and Keauhou is 5 miles south, both with shopping, restaurants, music, snorkeling and grocery stores.

We hope to make your visit to Kona and the Big Island a wonderful experience.

Hawaii Taxation ID 103-078-7072-01.

Joanne

More Details

Owner
Joanne Broadhurst
Member since: 2008
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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Joanne Broadhurst

My husband Jack and I purchased our first condo here at Kona Isle in 1990 and have spent winters here since 1998. When it became necessary to have a ground floor unit (no stairs), we bought C8. He passed away here in Kona in 2015 but I will continue to spend some time here. Kona and the Big Island grow on you and it rejuvenates the spirit to return. I am an Oregon native and live near Portland. My contact information is Joanne Broadhurst, 75-6100 Alii Drive, Unit C8, Kailua-Kona HI 96740, email Kona JoB@gmail.cm. phone 503-706-6785.

Joanne Broadhurst purchased this condo in 2008

Why Joanne Broadhurst chose Kailua-Kona

The first time we rented a place here at Kona Isle, we just felt comfortable and that it was home. We had no idea we would return to Oregon owning a spot of paradise here. And we have never regretted it.

What makes this condo unique

We have made life-long friends from throughout the United States and Canada. Many of the same people, whether owners or renters, return year after year. It is a very special friendly condo complex with only 74 one-bedroom units.

Amenities

Kailua-Kona Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 526 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath with glass block walk-in shower with safety bars. Hair dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , air bed available
  • Queen bed, good mattress. 3 drawer dresser, small bedside dressers with lamps, ceiling fan, vertical blinds. 35" Flat screen TV wall mounted. Full closet with louvered doors.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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A Tropical Paradise with Aloha;, the ocean outside your door.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 15 reviews
5

Beautiful condo just steps from the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Joanne's condo. She had everything we needed in our home away from home. The sofa bed worked well and was actually queen sized. The washer and dryer also both worked great, allowing us to pack lighter. The unit was clean and the complex is very quiet and well-kept. Our young daughter and I really enjoyed going down to the tide pools every morning to see the crabs, fish, and sea urchins! We were eternally grateful that Joanne installed a free-standing air conditioning unit in the bedroom! It was unseasonably hot during our stay and with a little ingenuity we were able to keep the entire unit comfortable. Even the assigned parking space is conveniently located. The wifi and cable tv worked great. We've stayed at Kona Isle before and have never been disappointed. Just writing this review makes me miss it even more. Mahalo Joanne for making our daughter's first trip to Hawaii such an enjoyable one!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous spot for exploring Kona and the Big Island

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment, well equiped and in a beiutiful complex with great ocean views for watching sunsets. Magic.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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I had a very nice stay at this unit. It is not far from town or the water. Highly recomend

  • 4 of 5

Would come back again

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dirty and too much personal touch!

  • 2 of 5

We were welcome by a coackroach in the fridge. There is a coffin in the living room - too much personal touch for us!

In general it was dirty, most things are very old and well used. The bedroom has dirty carpets. Some switches don't work anymore. The sofabed in the livingroom is around 30 years old. It's just impossible - even for small children - to sleep on it. The remotes didn't work properly. Internet didn't work the first two days. The aircon from the condo above is leaking. Coffee maker doesn't get hot enough to make a bold hot cup of coffee.

The location is great. The grounds are well kept. The management of the property is very friendly and helpful. The public (!) saltwater pool was amazing. The owner is very nice and responds very quickly but doesn't want to see/accept the shortcomings.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am extremely sorry this family was so disappointed. We have been condo owners for 25 years and this was the first negative review. I have discussed the cleaning and maintenance issues with my cleaning service and it is taken care of. The coffin reference was to a memory candle holder. Because we generally rent to guests who do prefer condos in order to have cooking facilities, common condiments are provided. Guests are renting personal use condos not hotel rooms so there are personal touches. The sofa bed and recliner were replaced this winter. An electrician found no nonworking outlets. We made a financial adjustment to this renter on the threat of a bad review but got one anyway. I do take all renter comments seriously. Joanne
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Great corner first floor location with ocean, sunset, lawn and pool view.

  • 2 of 5

This a hard review because I can see that the owner is sweet and generally cares about her unit. The location of this unit is the best asset. The furniture appears musty and dirty and most things are outdated but overall the unit is kept up. We really enjoyed the location and nightly sunsets with a barbecue by the water and tables lawn chairs etc. My biggest complaint is the dust mites that were gathered primarily in the bedroom. I have allergies so it was a big deal for me. The bed was good enough although we couldn't handle the soiled musty pillows. There's no air conditioning, which is disclosed by the owner, but the fans provided are very very loud so no hearing those beautiful birds in the morning and the fans are not really good enough to do the job in August. The seemed old and kept falling over.?never did get the living room television to work and then discovered on remote had no batteries and the other two remotes needed new batteries. We changed them but it still didn't work. The bedroom TV worked fine. The condo is well stocked with essentials like seasonings and whatever was left by previous person. Coffee maker doesn't get hot enough to make a bold hot cup of coffee but we used it anyway.. in general most things are old and well used it seemed. We needed to iron our wedding clothes but the iron in unit was so gross and filthy it spit out brown dirt stuff when testing it on a towel. We borrowed one from a neighbor. The water filter had black mold all over it so I washed it. If the bedroom didn't have musty dirty carpets and it was cleaned from the inch thick dust behind bed stands on clothes hamper behind and under bed etc. it would be a pretty good unit. Additionally the provision of toilet paper was sparse to none for a two plus week stay. We bought toilet paper and pillows. That being said, the owner did give me the housekeepers number to arrange another cleaning but I was too busy with my daughters wedding to deal with it. I used a lot of Claritin lol. I care about cleanliness so it's my biggest issue. Loved the shower and ease of cooling down in it. Pool is wonderful, the grounds are fantastic and well kept. The management of the property is friendly and a pleasure to talk to. Nice to be away from the noise but close to things. I love the Kona Isle complex, just wish it was cleaned and less clutter but it did the job. We always choose the Kona Isle. Aloha

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, everyone was friendly, would stay again.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay very much. Great location, well kept property. The condo had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Elison Onizuka Kona Internal Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Kailua Village (many selections)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Makale'a or Kona Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Kailua Village (many selections)
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Laoloa (White Sands)
Car: necessary

Alii Drive is the only through road following the ocean from Kailua Village to Keauhou 5 miles south. It connects to all other major roads. Grocery stores at both ends. Most all shopping and dining needs are contained here. Historical sites in the Village include the beautiful Hulihe'e Palace, one of 3 royal palaces in Hawaii and the Mokuaikaua Church which is the oldest Christian church in Hawaii. The Laoloa beach (known as Disappearing Sands or White Sands) is a few minutes south. The best snorkeling around is a mile further at Kahalu'u beach park. Turtles (honu) are spotted regularly. I recommend the "Hawaii Revealed" visitor guide (or known as the Blue Bible.) Whether you can get to all the sites, it is enjoyable reading. Familiar stores such as Costco, Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Target, Safeway and Macy's are close by. Besides all the attractions nearby, the resort areas and wonderful beaches are 30 miles north on Hwy 19. . Hilo is an hour and half away on the newly improved Saddle Road. The Big Island has 7 different climate regions. Going north find Hawi and Kapa'au, Waimea, South of Kona is the Hawaii Volcano National Park. There are so many options from sand and waves, jungle, desert, ranch land, lava fields, Place of Refuge, or the volcano to chose from or the other option of just relaxing on a lounge in the sun with a good book and a dip in the pool.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning (non-taxed) $100

Our Hawaii tax ID number for reporting collected excise and transit taxes is W-09431103-01.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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