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I love the lanai, you an sit outside and enjoy the view of the ocean and beach! You can hear the waves at night it's so relaxing. It's on the quiet and cool side of the building. Perfect for Children. We are next to famous Hon's beach ! The condo is spacious and it has 1 bedroom so when we do have guest they can stay on the pull out sofa bed. It's perfect for a small family or a second couple! I also love the pool over looking the ocean, plus the spa is so relaxing. We love the BBQ area for family dinners! The best part is it's only 5 mins walking from town, to all the great restaurants and shops its so convenient. I just love it. Enjoy beautiful sunsets!
Salt water Ocean view pool, BBQ area, free Wifi, and cable. You have your own washer and dryer and dishwasher!
You will not need to interact with me everything is set up with a lock on the door so you can check in anytime just go straight to the room! We are on the ground floor.
We are in a safe and quite area, just a 5 mins to town to all the restaurants and shops! It's so convenient.
You can walk everywhere! You don't need a car, there's beautiful beaches for snorkeling and lots to do! Honl's next door is awesome for surfing and body boarding!
I fell in love with this property because you can access the beach from our lanai. You have beautiful Ocean view and of Honl's beach and not to mention it as some of the best surf in town. I'm passionate about surfing so this unit is the
The view was beautiful! King size bed was comfortable. Loved being able to walk to the restaurants and shops and eat right on the water. Was sitting on the patio for breakfast one morning and pretty sure I saw a whale plop in the water way out. We did see several whales from a fishing boat we when on later in the day. The pool was very nice. At night there were not many people there. Great place to grill up some dinner. Enjoyed watching the sunset in the evening when we were there. The kitchen is well equipped with everything you would need. I have never been in a rental with two TV's wow. Great having laundry in the unit. If you are a first time visitor to Hawaii and you like to explore, make sure you get a book called Hawaii Revealed. This book has great information for off the beaten track things and reviews and so many activities and restaurants. You can also buy it as an Ap for your iphone. Mai was a great host and was always responsive during the process. We had no problems with anything during our stay.
We loved our stay here! My wife and I had everything we needed to have a fun stay, and Mai was very accommodating providing anything we asked about. We weren't sure if a few specific things would be in the unit (hair dryer, coffee grinder), and Mai provided those without blinking. We also asked about an extra set of snorkel gear, and she brought some the next day (along with some brand new pillows!)
The location is just as described - steps from the beach, the pool, parking, and a sunset view. It's lovely having coffee on the lanai in the morning and looking out to the ocean, and it's really nice being able to walk right out to everything since this is on the ground floor (vs. having to go up and down stairs all the time). We even saw a sea turtle hanging out in the water by the beach!
There was also plenty of accommodations to make life easy - a washing machine/dryer, dishwasher, beach towels, coffee maker, plenty of utensils, a cooler with freezer packs, beach chairs, snorkel gear, etc. You can get all this stuff yourself when you arrive of course, but it's so much easier having everything right there provided for you.
Overall a super pleasant, wonderful, relaxing stay. Thanks Mai!
The apartment is part of a larger complex. Living space is nice and air conditioner is a lifesaver! We really enjoyed having a kitchen to make breakfast every morning.
The arrival was a bit odd. I received an email that check-in time was 4pm and that I could collect a parking permit at the front office. Except the front office closed at 4pm. There is a phone for after hours help but they suggested returning to the front desk first thing next morning at 8am. When I did, the office was still closed. Didn't open till 10am. Apparently there are multiple properties supported by the after hours line and the lady that answered was not on the big island. Once I had the permit, everything else went smoothly.
Walking out the patio and making a right gets you to the ocean in about 15 seconds. We saw several surfers out there every morning.
We really enjoyed taking the folding chairs (stored in the closet) to watch the surf. 3 minute walk is the Royal Kona resort where we went for their Luau. Good food, good drinks. A little further down is Huggo's- really good lobster ravioli!!!
We had to drive to the grocery store but restaurants were always within walking distance.
Great location. Very close to the beach. Was able to check in easily and condo was very clean and had all the facilities. Parking was easy and really close to all the restaurants.
Lovely condo with great location. Well equiped and modern. Friendly neighbours. Best place to stay in Kona!!
Thank you, Mai, you're a gem. Very accommodating and plesant. We had an excellent stay in your b5 condo. It was everything your airbnb listing said - and more. Very comfortable, clean, and very well equipped. Excellent location, view, and access to the water & beach. I rarely use common hot-tubs or pools, but the BBQ, pool, hot tub area was the cleanest I've seen - and such a perfect beach-front location that we used it every day and evening - especially for the amazing sunsets (in addition to our snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay and the very nice Kahalu'u Beach Park just down the road a few minutes. Thanks also for sharing your new book. This trip was much about healing for me so I appreciate you sharing your condo and your kindness with me on this path.
We had a great vacation thanks, in large part, to Mai's condo. The location was perfect for us. We could walk to restaurants, shopping, beaches although a great beach was just outside our door. I especially enjoyed rising in the morning and walking to the grassy flat by the ocean to watch birds, fish, turtles and surfers as the morning sun warmed my back. The unit was comfortable, neat and clean, with everything we needed for cooking and the common area for BBQ was a great place to socialize while cooking local sea food delights. The condo area and grounds were well maintained and other guests were quiet and pleasant.
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About the Host, Mai
I lived all over the world and I love Hawaii the most because once I started surfing I was hooked! I also love to tahitian dance, snorkel, hike, and martial arts. I'm a business owner, artist and also a best selling author! My husband and our 12 year old son loves to explore the Island each weekend and we know all the great places to go to! I'm passionate about inspiring others to follow their dreams! Come experience our special retreat!