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Lovely Spacious Ocean View Home with Pool Close to Beach!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

On the Big Island of Hawaii, where beaches, waterfalls, golf courses, and rainforests are ordinary as the air we breathe, sits our four-bedroom (2 Master Suites), four and a half bath house, with private one bedroom one bath downstairs cottage featuring its own full kitchen and entrance. Nestled in the quaint subdivision of Magic Sands Estates, Akai Hale is a 4,000 square foot, Island style home. Akai Hale offers a contemporary, relaxed atmosphere with spacious interior, recreation room with ping pong table, and private pool. Our home is within walking distance (two Blocks) to world famous Magic Sands Beach and the fabulous Jameson's By The Sea Restaurant.

While being centrally located in the quaint town of Kailua-Kona, the house is situated minutes from the best snorkeling beach on the island, a 36-hole world class golf course, and Hawaii’s historic Kealakekua Bay. Akai Hale is also conveniently located to Keauhou Shopping Center where you can find gourmet coffee shops, fine dining and casual restaurants, movie theatres, a supermarket, and more.

The Akai Hale is the perfect place for a large family or a group of friends. For parties with more than 10 guests please check availability on our second 5 bedroom 5 bath home on the same street, VRBO listing #90090.

Keywords: Private Home

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Kailua-Kona House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Hallway - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Attached Unit - 1 queen
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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(29 traveler reviews)

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Lovely Spacious Ocean View Home with Pool Close to Beach!
average rating of 4.551724 based on 29 reviews

Layout of home was great for our group of 4couples. Many shortfalls in overall upkeep of the house,

  • 3 of 5

LOUD dishwasher and the hinge was broken on its door, no range fan, water filter in fridge needed replacing, garbage not picked up for 13 days, stained carpets, one torn screen going out to the main deck. One bathroom sink was clogged and 2 of the tubs couldn’t be used because there was no stopper. Toilet seat in downstairs bathroom broken! We felt that feces from geckos hadn’t been adequately cleaned especially in the bathroom of the rec room. Mice were a bit of a problem while we were there— even though an exterminator was called. The kitchen cabinets could have used s GOOD wash down.Having said all of the negatives, the location was great and it was wonderful to enjoy the spacious lanai! We all wished the place was given a bit more TLC and had been told that the only way in to the front door was up MANY steps, not very accessible for any people with mobility challenges.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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The house was amazing! Plenty of room for all 10 of us. Fabulous ocean/sunset views!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a thanksgiving with our whole family in paradise. The house met all our expectations. Relaxing decor, well equipped kitchen, plenty of space for all, beautiful pool and huge decks/lanai. The nearby beach was terrific for boogie boards! Grandsons, 13 and 16 went everyday. Old granny got rolled a little by the waves, but still had a blast!

Wish we could have stayed longer!

We have used VRBO probably 20 times. From Honolulu, Alaska, Colorado, Florida, South Carolina, Key West and many other locations, dealing directly with owners has been a positive experience! We have never been disappointed!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bogart, GA

Plusses and minuses...

  • 3 of 5

This is clearly a “rental” house--I say that for clarity not in a positive or negative way. We stayed here for two weeks, July 17-31, 2017. There were 10 in our group, ages 70 to 2. There are definitely pluses and minuses, many of which have been enumerated—but I’ll do it for us. It is impossible to understand the layout of the house from the website. The “first” floor is a two-car garage with pool toys/etc. Through the garage is the in-law suite—very removed from the rest of the house. The “second” floor, up many steps, is the pool level, main living, ping pong room, and three bedrooms. The “third” floor has a “master” bedroom—open to the second floor--with larger bath and small balcony.


Great pool…but no shallow end…only the steps for non-swimmers.

Each bedroom has its own bath, good mattresses, room size, AC and ceiling fan

Pool/beach toys, some very old games (1990’s Trivial Pursuit), nice pool lounge chairs/landscape and privacy from neighbors. Basement has high chair and a crib not put together…which we did not know…and don’t know if it is useable.

Enough dishes/glasses/flatware for 10 people, dry staples left in the pantry and cupboard

2 refrigerators…you can use the one in the in-law suite—and that stove has numbers and info on its dials

WIFI—but best in the LR—spotty other parts of the house.


There is NO central AC and the main living area in the afternoon through evening is VERY hot…even with movement of fans to gain maximum cooling. Cooking only heats the place even more, which is a double whammy because we rented a house so we could cook for 10 rather than eat every meal “out.” Also, with all the fans going—even on the front balcony (not connected to the pool)…it wasn’t always easy to hear conversations…and, yes, my hearing is fine  Make sure you “rest” your cursor on the “…” after items in the amenities lists.

The kitchen…where to begin. The sky light is like a furnace heating the main living area continually. The stove has no numbers on its dials, the dish washer, LOUD!!, needs the dishes cleaned prior to washing them, the ice maker (nice!) is painfully slow so ice cube trays and bags of ice are required.

“Little” annoying things…the “circular” shower, where, if you stand in the middle the water will not touch you; some windows did not have curtains in bathrooms/bedrooms; unless the glass sliding doors are locked, there is is no way to insure little ones cannot open a door and get to the pool—maybe not such a “little”

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Indianapolis, IN

Big Island Adventure

  • 3 of 5

My family and I rented this property on the Big Island for 10 days. The owner, Zac, was attentive and prompt during the entire process. We did not encounter any issues during our vacation.


- Location, Location, Location - short walk to a swimming/surfing beach and to the shops in Kona. You will need to drive to the closest snorkeling beach.

- The house was spacious for 9 people, we all had our own bedroom/bathroom.

- The neighborhood was very quiet

- The pool was clean and refreshing after a long day of site seeing

- The outdoor patios were wonderful and we used them all of the time


- The house needs some TLC

- The carpets need to be replaced (had stains and holes)

- The kitchen and bathrooms need to be updated (they were outdated, tile was cracked and mold growing in between the grout)

- Some of the screen doors had tears or holes (enough for bugs to come inside the house)

- The downstairs apartment (5th bedroom) smelled musty

- It would have been nice if all of the bedrooms had TV's

- The walls need a fresh coat of paint

All in all, we had a wonderful time on the Big Island and there's so much to do we didn't spend a ton of time in the house. I would have given the house higher reviews if it was in a better condition.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaverton, OR

Beautiful house! Amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

Overall we had a great stay. The house is beautiful, was clean and well appointed. It is also in a great location: close to beaches, close to shopping, close to town and easy to get to other places on the island. The layout was perfect for our group; we loved how much room there was and that every room had its own bathroom! We loved having the pool as well. We also appreciated all of the pool toys, beach toys, beach accessories and other touches that made our stay comfortable and fun. The only complaint we had was having to buy our own dishwasher soap, more toilet paper and laundry soap. But otherwise it was a great experience and we would completely come back. I also want to add that Zach was super responsive to our questions and made the booking process easy and stress free. Thank you, Zach!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 8 - 6 adults and 2 teenagers (a boy and a girl). We all enjoyed the fact that there were enough bedrooms with separate bathroom for each couple and each teenager and still had an extra bed in one of the teenagers bedroom and that the bedrooms were separated in a way that we all had our privacy. Zac came over to help get one of the air conditioners to work the day we asked as well as when we needed a new coffee grinder when we found it wasn't working. He provided us with 10 beach towels as well as all other bath towels. We did not have any disabled but there are steps to get into the house so it's not for handicapped people. We had a great time and would certainly rent it again if we are ever on the Big Island again. Convenient location but still quiet except for the wonderful sound of the birds in the morning 😎?

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Zac Smith
Member since: 2006
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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Damage Insurance $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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