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Kona Makai Building #1

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 9 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Stunning ocean views from the lanai, ocean front from the bedroom, the sounds of the surf on the rocks, and the spirit of Aloha welcomes you to our home in Hawaii. Kona Makai is a beautiful oceanfront complex with well maintained gardens, swimming pool, hot tub, gas barbeques, two tennis courts, covered parking, and access to snorkeling and scuba diving. The condo includes a full kitchen, washer and dryer, TV, DVD player, stereo/CD, and air-conditioning. The town of Kailua (shopping, restaurants) is a short walk, as are beaches and the Ali'i Garden Marketplace.

2017 note: Kona Makai will be undergoing a roof and solar project from March 20 - June 1. As of May 8, Building #1,2,3 and 6 roof work are done. Building #4 and 5 are scheduled to complete in May, with all roofs getting solar panels attached in June.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 March, 2018

About owner@kona-makaicondo.com

Who owns 1-202? We are a family of 4 who love Hawaii. The kids have amazing memories of the black crabs, the honu, the surf, and Kilauea. When we are not on the Big Island, we are happy to welcome guests to Kona Makai. 2017 is our 12th year renting to guests, and we are proud to have so many return guests year after year.

We comply with all Hawaii taxation and transient accommodation rental rules. Hawaii registration identification # W53666141-01 has been updated to GE-053-524-4800 and TA-053-524-4800 as of December 2016.

Welcome in advance to Hawaii.

owner@kona-makaicondo.com purchased this condo in 2005


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Kailua-Kona in the North Kona

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No clothing hanging from the lanai.
  • See the Kona Makai pool hours and complex wide quiet hours in the House Rules.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Tennis racquets, ping pong equipment, and beach chairs/umbrellas/cooler are provided in the unit.


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(20 traveller reviews)

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Kona Makai Building #1
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Great value with lots of Pluses

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a week at the condo in Kona Makai. What a great spot. A super water view and close to the pool and outdoor grilling station. The public areas were so well maintained.

The condo was fabulous, the cross ventilation with the windows open made the A/C unnecessary. I wasn't ready for being lulled to sleep by the waves outside our bedroom---fantastic. The property had everything we needed in the kitchen and bath, plus fun water toys, coolers and beach chairs. We will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


We enjoyed the wonderful views from both the lanai and out the huge bedroom window. The view out the bedroom window is spectacular. The king size bed is extremely comfortable. We loved falling asleep to the sounds of crashing waves.

The condo is very clean, with a well-stocked kitchen. The condo is also stocked with lots of beach equipment, including chairs, beach umbrella, cooler, etc. The grounds and gardens are well-kept and beautiful. We also appreciated the peaceful atmosphere and the quiet hours. It was nice to be walking distance to Kona.

The owners are easy to communicate with, organized, helpful and friendly. We highly recommend this great condo. We’re looking forward to our next visit.

Thank you Jon and Suzanne!

Tom and Amanda C.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. The sound of the surf at night is indeed amazing. We look forward to your return.
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This apartment is beautiful, well appointed and really comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The views both front and back are superb. The pool and Jacuzzi are pristine. The grounds as well as the unit are super clean. We loved the position, the information, the ease of finding it, the extras like oil and spices etc in the fridge and chairs and mats for the beach. Thank you for a wonderful stay, we will come again!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Condo in Kona

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this condo in August when the temperatures were hot and the crowds nonexistent. What a fabulous complex! We loved snorkelling off the rocks where we saw myriads of colourful tropical fish, octopus and giant moray eels. I would happily move to this condo tomorrow. I like that it was somewhat removed from downtown Kona. We enjoyed the walk into town. For those that aren't into walking, there is a shuttle (for $2.00, I think) that has a stop at the next condo complex.

The owners have thought of everything and stocked the closets with all manner of beach equipment. We loved the beach chairs with the pockets that you can carry on your back. Very handy. The kitchen has everything you need for cooking. Sunsets were fabulous, the views from the lanai and bedroom were wonderful. Breezes off the ocean were lovely while sitting on the lanai. There's AC for those hot days. We saw whales and dolphins in the cove and mongooses slinking amongst the beautifully kept gardens. The condo was very quiet and relaxing. The saltwater pool was a great place to relax and watch the stars at night. I don't think any improvements need to be made to this condo. It was the perfect vacation spot for my husband and me and we will be booking it again.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for sharing your positive feedback and wonderful experiences. We look forward to your return.
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Outstanding Condo and Location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Kona Makai 1-202. It was one of the most well equipped condos we've stayed in and the views of the ocean from the lanai and the bedroom, and sound of the surf, along with the well-groomed garden were a delight. It has everything you'd want.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You mention a lot of our favorites as well! Mahalo.
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Great Location, Everything We Needed Was Here

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location of this unit and enjoyed eating our breakfasts and dinners on the lanai overlooking the water. The sound of the surf through our bedroom window lulled us to sleep. The grounds are beautifully kept up and the owners are easy to reach if needed. They are also very organized and provided lots of information ahead and in the room. The wifi is great and the unit has everything one needs for the beach and for cooking meals. We had a wonderful holiday, enjoying this well-maintained, well-equipped unit at the Kona Makai and exploring the Big Island.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in the Kailua-Kona, Big Island Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Winter 2017-2018
15 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Ironman 2018
11 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2018-2019
16 Dec 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Ironman 2019
5 Oct 2019 - 13 Oct 2019
9 night minimum stay
for 9 nights
Winter 2019-2020
15 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2020
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

1x departure cleaning fee £75.82
Tax Rate 13.41%

Reservations for peak season (Dec 15 - Mar 31; Ironman week) require the following non-refundable payments; $400 to hold the reservation, 40% due 120 days prior to arrival, and the remainder due 75 days prior to arrival.
Reservations made for non-peak season stays made >6 months in advance require a non-refundable $400 payment at the time of booking the remainder 75 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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