About This Listing
Discounts for stays of longer than 6 nights, and monthly discounts as well. The price shown in the reservation request should reflect the discount when applicable. No additional cleaning fee if you leave the apartment in good condition.
This conveniently located, clean, peaceful self-catering apartment is on the lower level of our house. It is just a few blocks from world class snorkeling, swimming, surfing and boogie boarding in the heart of the White Sands Beach area off of Ali`i Drive.
The ground floor apartment with private entrance and designated off-street parking consists of a bedroom with comfortable queen sized bed, living area with full and twin size (child size) futon, full eat in kitchen, spacious bathroom (shower but no tub) tropical decor and an outdoor deck for relaxing. There are ceiling fans in each room, but no AC. We are located on a quiet cul-de-sac, but there is some road noise from Alii Dr and the sound of the waves during high surf.
We love the Big Island and look forward to sharing our knowledge with you.
Amenities provided include:
• Free high speed internet via wi-fi
• Basic Cable TV
• Keyless Lock
• Full Kitchen – Fridge, stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, rice cooker
• Pots & Pans
• Cooking utensils
• Dishes and cutlery
• All linens provided
• Gas BBQ Grill
• Beach Chairs for 2
• Boogie Boards for 2
• Snorkel Gear for 2
Shared Washer/Dryer on request
If you have a 5th in your party, ask about our extra person fee.
No Smoking Please-
$200 Security/Cleaning deposit. This will be refunded if you leave the apartment clean and as you found it.
There will be an additional charge of 13.5% for Hawaii Transient Accommodation Tax/GE collected at arrival via cash or check USD.
Interaction with Guests
We value our guests privacy and we let you decide how much you want to chat with us. I mostly work from home and am available to provide information or answer questions as needed.
Our household is usually up by around 6am. We do our best to minimize any noise, but if you are a very light sleeper, you may hear footsteps or plumbing sounds.
Located on a cul-de-sac in a quiet residential neighborhood with easy access to local beaches and sightseeing.
The Kona airport is approximately 30-45 minutes from the house. Downtown Kona is 3.5 miles, Kahalulu beach park is 1 mile, and Keauhou shopping center about 1.5 miles away. Rental car is highly recommended for ease of transportation and sightseeing. However the house is two blocks from the public bus line and sightseeing trolley pick up along Alii drive.
Other Things to Note
Cleaning fee is waived if you leave the apartment clean and as you found it. We ask that you:
1. Remove the trash
2. Wash all dishes
3. Wipe up any spills or messes
4. Report any damage
5. Notify us when you check out
Please see our house manual for more details when you check in.
There is a small, friendly dog and a cat on the property.
Even though we are near the beach, this is a quiet residential neighborhood of small lots and close neighbors so we ask our guests to keep the noise down particularly after 8pm to 6am. This apartment is not a good fit for those who like to party or have lots of friends visit.
If you have a 5th in your party, ask about our extra person fee.
No Smoking inside or outside the unit-
$200 Security/Cleaning deposit. This will be refunded if you leave the apartment clean and as you found it. See the house manual on arrival for further details.
There will be an additional charge of 13.5% for Hawaii Transient Accommodation Tax collected at arrival via cash or check USD.
Liz and Robert were so willing and happy to share information and give us suggestions about their favorite beaches and anything else we might want to know about the island. The location was perfect and we especially enjoyed being able to walk to a great snorkeling beach as well as being a couple of blocks away from the White Sands Beach. The apartment had everything we needed to make our stay a comfortable one. I think the highlight was getting invited by Liz and Robert to have dinner with a few of the neighbors. It made us feel very welcome. The four weeks we spent there flew by too fast but we will have some great memories to share.
Nous avons été très bien accueillis par Liz et Robert.
Nous avons facilement trouvé le logement grâce aux renseignements de nos hôtes.
L'appartement est très spacieux, fonctionnel et joliment décoré.
Il se trouve à proximité d'une magnifique plage de sable blanc accessible en 5 minutes à pied .
Nous recommandons ce logement.
Had a wonderful stay at Liz and Robert's. Great location, nice walk to White Sands beach, with the sand coming back daily. Home is exactly as advertised. Comfortable and convenient. The lanai/deck is great too, and the main bedroom is comfortable, and the kitchen and bathroom are sized well and comfortable. Will miss Ollie's(dog) visits as well.
We would go back there quiet easily.
Liz & Robert's place was fantastic! It's a great location - so close to the beach and great snorkeling and just a few minutes drive to downtown. It was very comfortable and well-appointed. Having snorkel gear there to use was great. There were no breathing tubes initially and when I let Liz know, she immediately found some and brought them down. Their sweet dog Ollie came to visit, he might have sensed I was missing my dog at home and gave me some good puppy loving. There are fans in every room to keep cool and lots of windows to catch the ocean breeze. You can hear the ocean at night and even see it from the kitchen window. I wanted to move right in! The neighborhood was very quiet.
The location was great: just a 3-minute walk to the ocean. And driving into Kailua was easy, but we were far enough away that it was quiet and relaxing. We liked the simplicity of the keyless entry on the front door. Inside, there was a surprising amount of space, and both of the beds were very comfortable. Having beach gear available was great too. Overall a fantastic deal if you need a place to stay in Kona.
We had a great time in Kona and liked the apartment a lot. it was very clean and spacious with a nice garden porch. The directions to the house were all correct and easy to follow and when we met Liz the day after arrival to give her the transient tax she was very helpful and gave us some good tips.
Liz and Robert were great. And their place is very nicely appointed with maps and books about Hawaii and lots of paradisiacal island motifs. Liz offered lots of ideas for fun things to do around Kona, like a beach that had a turtle (and we saw it!) and the national park that had a reconstructed Hawaiian village (and a very long name.) We loved having access to their snorkel gear, beach mats, and boogie boards, as well as all the neighborhood geckos entertaining us during our porch breakfasts. It's a quick walk thru a residential neighborhood and across a busy road to Magic Sands. We couldn't hear traffic at night as much as the waves. We could just about see the Pacific from the kitchen--not easily, but we were just a property, a road, and another property from the shore.
About the Host, Liz And Robert
I have been in the travel business most of my life and currently own Anita Travel, Inc. I love almost everything about Hawaii and I have vacationed here for many years. Several years ago, my husband and I decided to come here full time. We both love nature and watersports, so we can share our "local" knowledge of the area and help make your vacation special.
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