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Air Cond., Ocean View, Gardens, Central Location, Free Snacks, WiFi, HBO, & Show

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Guest Apartment, quiet Kailua-Kona neighborhood, Air Conditioned

This spacious, well appointed apartment is located in Kailua-Kona, Big Island, on one acre of land, on a private road, and overlooks 15 acres of grassland and jungle, with background ocean views. At 938 feet above sea level, the property enjoys morning and evening breezes, cooler temperatures, and spectacular sunsets. This apartment is one of two ground level apartments in a two story private home (owners reside in the 2nd floor living space); it is the right unit in the photos taken facing the sliding glass entrance doors. Each apartment has a separate outside entrance which is located on the opposite side of the house from the owner’s 2nd floor entrance. The owners are very quiet and considerate of guest privacy but they are always available to answer questions, make suggestions, and provide directions.

The apartment has one large bedroom, with a high quality queen sized mattress, one bathroom, and a dining/living area/kitchenette. The apartment sleeps a maximum of 2 people.

If this unit (the North Unit) is booked during the dates you wish to stay, please review the VRBO listing for the adjacent unit, 648636 (the South Unit).

The home is conveniently located just off of Palani Road and it is only a 13 minute drive from the Kona Airport (KOA), a 7 minute drive to the Kailua-Kona pier and the Ali’i Drive “old-town” tourist and restaurant district, a 5 minute drive to Walmart, and a 10 minute drive to Costco. Additional attractions include multiple nearby world-class snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing, surfing, and turtle/whale watching beaches, multiple golf courses, and numerous coffee plantations, farmers markets, restaurants, historic sites and other tourist attractions. As an added bonus, the property is a great spot for bird watching, including wild parrots, kalij pheasants, francolins, wild turkeys, cardinals, saffron finches, various song-birds, pueo (Hawaiian owl), and 'io (Hawaiian hawk).

Additional amenities include air conditioning, 40" cable tv, highspeed internet, barbeque grill, outdoor dining area, shared laundry access, use of snorkeling gear, beach towels and beach chairs, and off-street parking for one car per apartment. Also available, upon request, is a portable mini-grill and a portable Coleman camping stove, for use during your outings. The unit has newer furnishings, is very clean, and has everything you will need, including stove/oven, microwave, toaster, drip coffee maker, French press, water kettle, pots/pans, dishes, silverware, knives, cutting boards, can and bottle openers, cooking utensils, clothes iron and ironing board, towels, sheets, blankets, pillows, blow dryer, paper towels, Kleenex, and toilet tissue. Also included in the rental price is a welcome snack basket, an assortment of cold drinks, and coffee fixins, to hold you over until you can go to the grocery store.

Note that an excise tax (in lieu of sales tax) and a temporary accommodations tax will be charged in addition to the daily room rate. As required by Hawaii State Law, the owners’ Hawaii Tax ID Numbers are as follows:

General Excise Tax Number: GE-146-377-5232-01

Transitory Accommodations Tax: TA-146-377-5232-01

Out of respect for the health of owners and other guests, smoking is prohibited anywhere on the property (prohibited areas include all indoor and outdoor areas) - closest area where smoking is not prohibited is the street adjacent to the property.

More Details

Owner
LISA ALTMAN
Member since: 2014
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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About LISA ALTMAN

Martha and Lisa were married in 2008 and moved to Hawaii in August of 2014. Martha and Lisa are both practicing attorneys trying to find life balance island-style. They are loving Hawaii's welcoming aloha spirit and look forward to sharing it with others.

LISA ALTMAN purchased this apartment in 2014

Why LISA ALTMAN chose Kailua-Kona

Great location, nice view, and the opportunity to sculpt our own perfect piece of jungle. Also, the house was specifically designed and built with 2 independent apartments and is perfectly positioned for vacation rental.

What makes this apartment unique

This property is close to everything; great snorkling beaches only minutes to the South, great turtle beaches due West of the property and great swimming, surfing and whale watching beaches just minutes to the North. The property is also centrally located between multiple tourist attractions ranging from Volcano National Park, to various historic sites, to elegant plantations, spectacular botanical gardens, and tropical adventures including kayaking the Kohala flume, ocean kayaking, and zip lining in Hawi.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Exceeding maximum occupancy will result in forfeiture of deposit. Owner reserves all other rights, including right to sue for damages.
  • Air Conditioning is remote controlled. Do not touch louvers or power switch on wall mounted blower units.
  • Heat is available upon request. Call owner for assistance. Do not touch louvers or power switch on wall mounted blower units.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full bathroom, with large vanity, sink, tub/shower, and toilet. Towels, toilet paper, and use of blow dryer are included in rental price.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Top quality queen mattress; very comfy! Guests not wising to share the bed can use an air mattress in the living/dining room space. Maximum occupancy is 2 persons, per apartment, unless both units are rented, together. Both units rented, together, will accommodate 6 persons in two traditional queen beds, and an air mattress in one of the living/dining room spaces. Note that the two units can be joined by opening a privacy door which can be unlocked only by the owner.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
An assortment of snacks is provided to hold guests over until they can go to the grocery store. Off street parking for one vehicle per apartment is included free of charge. Also, we are more than happy to suggest activities and excursions if you want help planning your trip. Feel free to call or email your questions; or, you can chat with us, in person, after you get here.

Reviews

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Air Cond., Ocean View, Gardens, Central Location, Free Snacks, WiFi, HBO, & Show
average rating of 5.0 based on 51 reviews
5

Our VRBO in Kailua-Kona lived up to all its promises plus more!

  • 5 of 5

Lisa and Martha were gracious hosts who were very accommodating. It is obvious they work very hard to provide a most inviting, resort-like environment. All amenities one could wish for plus more (spacious parking, snorkeling equipment, ice chest, beach chairs/towels, laundry detergent/fabric softener). We were greeted with a freshly picked pineapple from the garden. We were provided with papayas plus lime (also from the garden), yogurt, beverages, coffee, and a variety of snacks. The property is well maintained inside and out. We would consider this our "go to" place to stay in Kailua-Kona. The place is beautiful, but it is the people who make it special. Thank you, Lisa and Martha.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying with us. We genuinely enjoyed having you here and hope you make it back for more exploring on the Big Island. Mahalo and a hui ho! Lisa and Martha
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5

Garden setting in a friendly neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Our host Lisa has obviously worked hard to make this place special. A beautiful garden full of tropical fruits and flowers with pathways and benches from which to enjoy it.

She also has sweetened the deal with several extras such as swimming and snorkeling gear, not to mention a kitchen full of tasty snacks and fruit directly from her garden.

I wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Special place

  • 5 of 5

Perfect quiet spot with gardens, birds and privacy. Everything was exactly as described and we found it so relaxing to come “home” after a day of adventuring. We had great conversations with Lisa, catching her as she did her daily rounds of the yard. We would look forward to staying here again, should/when we get back to Hawaii!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! I loved having you here and enjoyed chatting and watching birds with you. I really hope you do come back so that Martha gets a chance to meet you too. Mahalo and a hui ho!
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5

Super Stay

  • 5 of 5

Lisa and Martha are great hosts with a fantastic property. All the extras (food, drink and ammentities) make this place really stand out. The garden is wonderful and a great spot to catch a Kona sunset. The location is great, it felt extremlely private while still being convenient. We wish we would have stayed longer and will absolutely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon
5

Super clean with many thoughtful touches

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with this home. It was immaculate, had nice views and outdoor seating in the garden area. It was a great size and was well set up with separation of the 2 units and the owner. They provided so many thoughtful things - a nice variety of snacks and pre-stocked kitchen items, some Tupperware, a cooler, shopping bags, night lights, travel books, beach chairs, umbrellas, snorkel gear, a nice-sized TV, very nice sheets and towels. Hosts were friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this property!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norwalk, CT 06851
5

PARADISE PERFECTION

  • 5 of 5

The grounds are beautiful. The rental unit was immaculate, comfortable and more than well stocked with essential items. The hosts are fabulous people...helpful, kind and responsive. Conveniently located yet a little piece of private paradise. I stayed a month!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Evi. We loved having you stay with us for the entire month of January and we look forward to having you and the rest of your family stay with us again. A Hui Hou Kākou...
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Location

Nearest Airport
8.5 Miles
KOA
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
multiple

Air Conditioned. Barbeque Grill. Full Kitchen. Yard and Lanai. Washer and dryer available on site. Free use of snorkling gear, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach umbrellas and beach towels. Portable stove and grill available, upon request, for beach/picnic outings.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £56.69
Refundable Damage Deposit £188.95

Price to rent both units (privacy door can be opened to join the units for family or group accommodations) is double the listed price. Both units booked together will accommodate 6 persons and children are allowed if both units are booked together. To book both units together, either call or email the owner, or check out VRBO listing number 648636, to view the other unit's availability. Once you verify both units are available, you can either call or email owner to book both units, or you can book both units, online, through their separate VRBO listings (648636 & 648500).

Rental rates are subject to change up to point of confirmation. Taxes include a State of Hawaii Transitory Accommodations Tax (TAT Tax) of 10.25% and a State of Hawaii General Excise Tax (GET Tax) of 4.166% (grossed-up to cover the additional GET Tax that is assessed on the collection of the GET tax (it's a Hawaii thing). Note that the GET Tax and TAT tax rates are subject to change at the mercy of the state and county governments. As required by Hawaii State Law, owners’ Hawaii Tax ID Numbers are TA-146-377-5232-01 and GE-146-377-5232-01.

Out of respect for the health of owners and other guests, smoking is prohibited in all areas of the property (prohibited areas include all indoor and outdoor areas on the property). Closest area where smoking is not restricted is the street adjacent to the property.

By booking this space, you agree to the terms of the rental agreement that is available for your review as part of this VRBO listing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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