Reviewed by Conor and Family

Date 01/21/2019

Amazing View - great sunsets! Lots of extras in the kitchen set-up, bonus for dishwasher, garbage disposal, blender, extra garbage bags, soap. Its literally like moving in and having everything that you would ever need! Even kids sand toys, chairs, tennis equipment, coolers, card games, clay molding set for kids. Rooms are big - I loved the master room with spacious double head shower sprayers and the Vanity! I did NOT WANT TO LEAVE. Condo is located just down the hill from grocery store, and a short drive to beaches with great snorkeling! I like that the condo had 3 pools to choose from an...

Reviewed by James

Date 01/15/2019

Nicely outfitted. Lots of food staples. Great appliances and bathroom facilities. View is terrific. Minor maintenance needs: Screen at front door needs new pneumatic slam preventer, Sliders to lanai need adjustment and cushions on couch need replacement. Had great stay and have signed up for same time next year.

Reviewed by John

Date 01/06/2019

Although there are a few things that could be improved, such as the carpet up the stairs and in the upstairs loft needing to be spot cleaned, and the master mattress having a sinkhole that makes sleeping uncomfortable, the view of the ocean and the sound of the waves is unbeatable and makes this place a definite five star home! Other than the carpet stains, the condo was very clean and the whole complex itself was clean and beautiful. The owners were very responsive when we had questions. If we go back to Kona, we would definitely rent this place again.

Reviewed by Angie

Date 12/05/2018

The view was spectacular, the condo was large and clean, the appliances looked new, the kitchen was well-stocked, the furniture was comfortable, and the location was convenient. My one complaint is that the master bedroom was pretty noisy. The louvre windows offered zero soundproofing so we heard people walking by, talking on their balconies, dumping their trash, shutting car doors, and driving by. Other than that, we really enjoyed this condo and would recommend it.

Reviewed by Simon

Date 11/26/2018

We stayed at Kanaloa at Kona, Condo 2003 for over a week during our first trip to Hawaii. The place was decorated and appointed very nicely, set up with everything we might need. The location was great, overlooking the water and close enough to hear the waves at the shore, beautiful sunsets, plenty of restaurants within a short drive. Would happily stay here again on our next trip to the Big Island.

Reviewed by William

Date 11/06/2018

We had a wonderful time and the condo help provide us with a relaxing and enjoyable stay. The condo was well stocked with many items you don't find in many condos. We especially appreciated the condo being ready for us when we arrived, a quick check-in for the gate pass and the lock box made it quick and simple. The living room recliners were the hit for enjoying our time indoors. Kanaloa at Kona is a great community with your chose of pools, easy access to barbecues and the close KTA grocery store. The sunsets were spectacular from the lanai. The shade on the lanai was an extra bonus ...

Reviewed by Mark

Date 10/15/2018

This condo was everything you could hope for in an oceanfront locale. The waves broke right outside the unit and delivered equal parts great visuals and relaxing sounds. Inside the ac was super and made cooling off easy after a hot day exploring the island. The unit was well equipped and had a full cable service allowing us to watch college football at 6am!!! Everything was super clean, comfortable and we’ll definitely be back.

Reviewed by Ian

Date 08/23/2018

Condo 2003 was everything it promised to be. Comfortable, clean, great amenities, beautiful view and terrific location to serve as a base for exploring the Big Island. The Kanaloa grounds were lovely, and the multiple pools and tennis courts were beautifully maintained and never crowded. I would recommend the condo to everyone and certainly would look to stay there again if back on the Big Island.

Reviewed by Sarah and Ryan

Date 07/06/2018

We traveled to the Big Island and arrived very late to the condo. However, this was not an issue. The owner of this condo has effective line of communication and made this a non-issue. Before we arrived, we had received a detailed email. Also, inside the condo was a binder full of useful information and advice. The security guard was very helpful and helped located the building. As we walked up to the condo in the dark we could hear the ocean waves. Wow! The nicest surprise was we had stopped at the Safeway on our way in (its open 24 hours thank goodness!!) however, this condo had nonperis...

Reviewed by Debbie

Date 06/17/2018

Happy to be issues whatsoever with the Vog...the media is blowing things out of hand... I’ll be back....

Reviewed by Katherine

Date 04/22/2018

The views from the condo and Lanai are gorgeous! The condo is well maintained and the kitchen is very well stocked with quality appliances and cookware. Beach chairs, an umbrella and cooler were included and so appreciated. We brought our own snorkel equipment and water shoes but they were available too! We would definitely stay here again and can highly recommend it!

Reviewed by Jennifer

Date 04/16/2018

We traveled with 4 kids so needed a condo big enough to accommodate all of us. This condo looked perfect for us as we were narrowing down our search. When we arrived, the condo was even better than we expected it to be. It was right on the water where we could relax every night as the kids went to bed and every morning before anyone was up. It is much more private than I expected as well. We enjoyed all of the pools on the grounds and the amenities in the condo. We used the chairs and body board daily. Thank you so much for an amazing stay, we will book this condo the next visit as w...

Reviewed by Patricia

Date 03/07/2018

Highly recommend this unit.

Reviewed by Jeff

Date 01/28/2018

I just returned from nearly 3 weeks at Kanaloa. This was at least my 10th time staying at a condo at this resort, but my first time in unit 2003. This condo was great. The view is fantastic and the condo has everything you would expect and then some. We had one small issue with a TV, but a quick call to Ken the local rep got it resolved. The resort is immaculately maintained, and the staff is friendly and very helpful. I highly recommend this resort and unit 2003. I plan to return again Jan/Feb 2020.

Reviewed by David

Date 01/09/2018

We throughly enjoyed our stay at Kanaloa Condo #2003. Our trip was pure detoxification for the family. Hiking; zip lining over Akaka Falls; touring the Kona Brewery; touring Mountain Thunder coffee farm; Volcano City; kayaking and snorkeling at Capt. Cook Memorial all while staying at condo with the waves crashing outside our windows 24/7!!! Condo #2003 was well located and comfortable. All amenities were at our fingertips and help was only a text/phone call away...Thank you Brandon. Only issue was the fact that I couldn't get ESPN on the family room TV. Thus, I had to watch the college ...

Reviewed by Michelle

Date 11/13/2017

What an amazing condo to spend Ironman Kona in! Right on the ocean, great amenities, pool, and not too far from Ironman festivities. Perfect for my family of 4. Thanks for a wonderful week!

Reviewed by Warren

Date 11/10/2017

Very Nice Condo and everything was as described. This is a great location right on the Ocean with beautiful Sunsets. We had a great time. We were there for my wife's 65th birthday and we had a great time. We will definitely stay here again. Thanks Much Warren and Paula

Reviewed by John & Susanne Gallagher

Date 10/27/2017

We had a lovely stay at the condo with four adults. The view from the balcony can't be beat, and we got to see incredible sunrises and sunsets from there. Everything in the condo was well equipped, from kitchen to bathrooms to snorkeling gear. The place felt very secure and we wouldn't hesitate to come back and stay again.

Reviewed by Kathryn

Date 09/20/2017

We stayed at this condo for 6 nights and it was beautiful. Everything you could ask for was at this condo. They had beach supplies, beach towels and we loved the cooler and ice packs. We packed many a picnic lunch. The washer and dryer inside the unit was perfect and the condo itself was very spacious. The master bathroom is huge and loved the shampoo, conditioner and soap in dispensers in both showers. There were 4 of us and we had tons of room. We saved money by cooking several meals in the well equipped kitchen and the lanai was perfect!! We watched the spinner dolphins put on a show our...

Reviewed by Matt

Date 08/23/2017

We stayed here in August of 2017. The view from the deck is absolutely stunning. Waves crashing over the rocks, with the most impressive sunsets I have ever seen! It was truly magical every single night. The condo is well stocked with beach towels, boogie boards, snorkel stuff for the kids... Everything we needed for a great time on the big island. And, the location is fantastic especially for captain cooks snorkeling as well as the manta ray experiences at night. In fact, you can watch all the manta ray boats from the deck nearly every night. Comfy beds, with plenty of room... We'll defini...

Reviewed by Teri

Date 08/05/2017

The location of this condo was great. Not too close to Kona but close enough The kitchen was well-equipped but needs an overhaul of its supplies. There were too few towels when we arrived but the management took care of that. The view from the lanai was spectacular. The place is great, but to get back to being 5 star the cupboards need to be re-faced, appliances updated, wall hangings updated, quality of provisions (like TP) upgraded.

Reviewed by Leah Robbins

Date 06/26/2017

If I could have given this condo 6 stars, I would have! If you are staying on the Big Island, you need to look no further. This property has everything you need to make your family vacation perfect. The owners provide beach chairs, boogie boards, even sunscreen and aloe if you need it!! The kitchen has every pot and pan you could possibly desire and the washer and dryer was just what we needed. And I haven't even mentioned that amazing view!!! OMG!!!!

Reviewed by Jeanette

Date 06/21/2017

Our family enjoyed everything about this condo. It's very spacious and is equipped with everything you'll need and even things you didn't think you would need. We loved the location, very nice neighborhood and you could walk to grocery store. From coffee on the lanai, watching the night manta ray charters, swimming in the 3 pools, the list goes on and on!!! We will definitely stay here again!!!!

Reviewed by Joe

Date 05/23/2017

Condo sets right on the beach. You will literally be awaken by waves slamming on the coast. Condo is very nice with everything you need. It has gated entry to the condos. Super quiet.

Reviewed by Karl

Date 05/04/2017

We had a great time spending a lot of time out on the lanai deck looking at and listening to the waves. I have shown pictures to friends and our children since we got back & they cannot believe how beautiful & scenic it is. We also went to the Volcano National Park and drove around the west side of the island. Mostly we enjoyed your view, the sound of the ocean and walking around the area. We will definitely contact you again in a few years to rent your unit. Thanks Karl Gerlach

Reviewed by Barbara

Date 04/23/2017

The prime purpose of this vacation was to decompress, relax and rest. The lanai of unit 2003 was the perfect place - the beauty, the breeze, the comfort, the view, and most of all, the sound of the waves crashing on the lava - perfection! I read 5 books in a week! The inside of the condo was great, too. We would love to return.

Reviewed by George

Date 12/18/2016

Unit 2003 was every bit as nice as the description made it sound. We found the unit clean and very nicely equipped. There were also plenty of towels, soap for kitchen/dishwasher/clothes washer, coffee filters, etc. We ate all our meals at the condo to save money. Really, the only negative for our group was that the third bedroom is not very private and those staying there must go downstairs to use the bathroom. This was described on the website so my point is just that this unit is probably better for 4 adults and 2 kids rather than 3 couples. This unit is very conveniently located both ...

Reviewed by Joan

Date 11/07/2016

Wonderful views. Very relaxing. We spent a lot of time on the balcony just watching the waves crash on the lava beach and enjoying the sunsets.

Reviewed by Thomas and Lenna

Date 08/16/2016

We spent the first half of our stay on the Big Island at this condo, and feel extremely fortunate that we did! The condo is very comfortable, and spacious. It has many details that other accommodations may not include, like a laundry basket in every bedroom closet (we have four kids, so details like that matter), beach equipment, like umbrellas, coolers, water shoes, etc. (Things you probably can't bring along from the mainland). The bathrooms were large and had soap, shampoo and conditioner provided. The showers were very high quality. We never ran out of hot water. The very best pa...

Reviewed by Betty

Date 06/22/2016

Beautiful, well furnished and comfortable condo. The kitchen is well appointed for cooking in. The view was mesmerizing. Saw an early morning school of about 100 porpoises.

Reviewed by David

Date 01/13/2016

This was our third time returning to this condo and, once again, we had a fantastic stay. The condo is extremely well equipped (including great recreational equipment), comfortably and tastefully furnished and very clean. The view from the spacious lanai is second to none! The resort itself is fabulous and in a great location within walking of great snorkelling, kayaking, paddle boarding, grocery store, movie theatre... but away from the more congested areas. This condo provides everything you need for true fun and relaxation! Booking arrangements and communication with the owner were ve...

Reviewed by Michele

Date 12/28/2015

Home away from home! We had everything we needed for a perfect vacation. This is a spacious, well appointed unit. Everything was in good working order upon arrival. We have rented other condos at Kanaloa, and this one is equally nice. The view is fantastic, and we had many happy happy hours on the lanai. The master bedroom/bathroom is updated and very nice. Second bedroom has twin beds, which was good for our grown kids, who joined us later in the week. The loft bedroom has an L shaped day bed combo, but the kids preferred the mattresses in the downstairs bedroom. It was unusually wa...

Reviewed by Lisa

Date 12/08/2015

This condo view does not disappoint ! Truly glorious and could not be better. Condo is very clean , well appointed and well maintained. We did have issue with AC going out, however Ken was great and did all he could. Our AC fee was refunded - although we would have rather had it but would not trade this condo view for anything. We would definitely rent again!

Reviewed by patricia

Date 11/23/2015

We stayed during the beginning of November in this lovely condo. The view was absolutely fabulous. There were so many little details that made this condo special. The kitchen was fully stocked, even with Tupperware so we could take snacks to the beach. There were beach chairs, umbrellas, beach towels, snorkel equipment and a small/large cooler that we used daily. The onsite manager was friendly and quick to respond to a wifi question. The owner was also extremely helpful and gracious with a booking question. This condo is in a perfect location, close enough to all the action but off t...

Reviewed by Kruperl

Date 05/07/2015

This property has a great ocean view lanai that we really enjoyed. The unit has great amenities and is reasonably quiet. Pools and hot tubs enjoyable too, especially the ocean side pool. We used the BBQ close to the unit a few nights and it worked very well. Very clean and comfortable. The outside is a little weathered but to be expected for an ocean front property. Third bedroom is a loft upstairs.

Reviewed by Irvin B

Date 03/13/2015

We loved everything about 2003 except mattresses need replacing.Our favorite things were enjoying a glass of wine on the lanai at the end of the day and watching the sunset and whales go by

Reviewed by MaggiQualicumBeach

Date 02/26/2015

We spent 4 nights in this amazing condo. It was very clean and very well equipped. The ensuite bathroom was amazing. The lanai was huge and the sound of the waves right in front were fabulous. The furniture throughout was also very comfortable and in excellent condition - not at all dated. Loved every minute at this condo. The proximity to a barbeque was also excellent. We would not hesitate to stay here again or to recommend it to people looking for great place to stay in Kona.

Reviewed by Organicforlife

Date 02/25/2015

We had a wonderful time on the Big Island. The condo was exceptionally well maintained and had everything you could possibly need. The best was to sit early in the morning or as the sun was setting watching the whales out the front. The swimming pool and spa was wonderful for the boys. The condo is near a shopping centre & town but nice and quiet. A wonderful place to stay & we will be back next time we come to the Big Island. make sure you have an iced coffee at Donkey Balls and Annies burgers was exceptional! Snorkel at 2 steps and don't miss the black beaches!

Reviewed by lccole2014

Date 09/13/2014

This was our second stay in unit 2003 - and it was wonderful! There was a bit of a problem with the A/C, but the owner worked diligently to get it taken care of, and offered to move us to another unit. We decided to stay, and while it was a bit warm at times - it is a great condo - with a perfect view and everything you need. We were reimbursed for the A/C inconvenience - the owner was a pleasure to work with.

Reviewed by GeeJay_Sonics

Date 08/27/2014

We had never rented a condo before, so we had some apprehension. Let me say this: Put all your fears to rest. All of the pictures from this condo that are on the website are exactly as shown. No bait and switch. Communication about directions and access was great. It is right on the ocean, just as the pictures state. Full kitchen with all amenities. Hugh family/living room with a large L shaped couch and extra chairs. Large dining room table. Outside lanai, a mere feet from the crashing waves. 2 full bedrooms and an upstairs loft. Full furnature in all rooms. The house came abso...

Reviewed by Linda M

Date 08/08/2014

I traveled with my husband and two adult children to Kona in June and chose this exact property with the advice from Aloha Condos. I described what we were looking for and Aloha Condos found us the perfect spot! Kanaloa is great for tennis players, with 2 well maintained, lit courts. Our unit overlooked the crashing waves, it was spacious and comfortable, it was well equipped with everything from hair conditioner to cooking spices and beach gets. The unit and the ocean view from the lanai is even more beautiful than photos on the internet. I highly recommend this unit and Aloha Condos. Tha...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/09/2014

Wonderful retreat! It's been 30 years since I last stayed at Kanaloa, but the property was very well maintained & updated. We had a lovely stay! 2 things need to be fixed: the chaise needs to be replaced & the thermostat needs to be replaced- erratic temperatures were very unpleasant

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Date 03/26/2014

This is our third year at Outrigger Kanaloa. The first renting this unit via aloha Condos. I loved the ability to choose the unit based on photos/reviews/condo location. We were a family of four with room to spare. Pros: Well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds. The owners had prescheduled an appointment with the cable company to check the internet connection. They were fast and courteous. The manager was quick to respond to any inquiries. Lockbox key available for check-in.Kids were able to do snorkel, scuba class and then went out on cruise. Parasailing was a big hit, too!!! Pl...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/05/2013

If your contemplating saving a few bucks by finding something a little cheaper, don't make that mistake. I have stayed in many condos in Kona and this is by far the best of the best. The view is incredible, the condo has everything you can imagine and things you wouldn't even think of. The aC is very strong (cost an extra 15 buck as day but electricity is very expensive)which is great for sleeping. The grounds are very nice and the location is safe. The internet was out during our stay but was a supplier problem. They are very responsive to any problems and I plan on returning.

Reviewed by The Cole's

Date 10/09/2013

We came to the big island for our wedding and honeymoon and this condo was the perfect place. The location is great, the view is amazing, and the owner has stocked the condo with everything you could possibly need. It was completely perfect and so reasonably priced. Everything is very clean, and nicely appointed. We intend to return and rent the same condo again, without a doubt! Also, the owner will send you directions and instructions to access the condo that make it so easy.

Reviewed by Markiwi

Date 09/10/2013

Everything met our highest expectations. Furnishings, location and service.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/30/2013

We stayed for a period of 9 days at this Kanaloa condo. It became very obvious to us that this was a property that was owned and maintained by somebody who loved Hawaii and wanted the guests to get the best possible experience from their stay here. Are you going out to the beach, but forgot to bring beach towels - no problem - it was provided Would you like to try boogie boarding - no problem - it was provided are you hesitating to go out because it might rain - no worries - the umbrellas are there Would you like to go the farmers market and purchase something while you are there, but f...

Reviewed by Murray and Alice

Date 07/27/2013

This unit is exceptional in many ways. Most important, it is mega comfortable! The sight and sound of the Pacific Ocean waves crashing against the lava rocks is unique and sensational. The owners provide everything you might need to enjoy your stay. The unit is spotlessly clean and the master bed a pure delight. There is even room for two in the huge shower! The attention to detail is very gracious and accommodating for every aspect. We had a terrific time! The location, within a walk to a shopping center, which has a movie theater, was an excellent accommodation. It is true what the...

Reviewed by Harry and Lilly

Date 06/05/2013

Loved the setting, the decor, the amenities. Would definitely stay there again.

Reviewed by Bill and Rosemarie Reichard

Date 03/24/2013

Kanaloa at Kona Condo 2003 is well equipped for a memorable aloha vacation. We enjoyed the majestic waves from the lanai and spacious quarters. our grandsons loved the loft and we all enjoyed the amenities that Kanaloa at Kona offered.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/23/2013

This condo is exceptional in every detail. The lanai with the pounding surf the great views and the well stocked kitchen with everything you could possibly need. All the beach extras like coolers and mats were great to have available. This condo is just far enough out of Kona to feel out of the main fray but close enough if you want to go in for an event.There is a shuttle service that leaves from the mall up the street and will take you into Kona for 2 dollars.There is a park with a small beach 5 minutes away with all sorts of excursion opportunities at your fingertips.Perfect location fo...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/02/2013

Have stayed in different condos at Kanaloa at Kona many times before and have usually found them to be quite noisy. Don't know if there was anyone else in the building this time but it was very quiet - just the sound of the waves - perfect! The condo was very well equipped with everything we could need.

Reviewed by Pat

Date 10/11/2012

Well maintained and highly upgraded. Decor is the right amount of Hawaiiana without being kitchy. Call to local contact resolves any issue promptly. Only thing I could complain about was climbing the stairs, especially with luggage. I guess I'm getting too old.

Reviewed by Traveler

Date 07/21/2012

Kanaloa at Kona was a great property with awesome landscaping and nice pools. We enjoyed the ping pong table at the main pool! We used the concierge for assistance with our luau reservation. We thought that there was a poolside restaurant but found out that it stopped operating 3 years ago. Anyway, we did our shopping at the very convenient KTa grocery store and took advantage of the other stores at the top of the hill (post office, pizza place and Sam Choy's restaurant). The unit was fabulous. Our family spread out among the bedrooms and enjoyed the space, especially the view. Everything i...

Reviewed by Bob & Judy Robinson

Date 07/11/2012

View, facilities, amenities could not be more perfect for a family of 6.

Reviewed by The Clem Family

Date 06/16/2012

Staying at Kanaloa at Kona-Condo 2003 was an incredible experience. From the sound of the crashing waves right outside the lanai, to the beautiful views both inside and outside the condo. The condo was well furnished and very comfortable. The master bathroom was 5 star! I would highly recommend this condo to anyone wanting a comfortable yet classy place to stay.

Reviewed by Family Fun

Date 03/30/2012

This 7 day vacation was a Christmas present for three of our granddauthers ages 8, 13 16. We all had a wonderful time. Each girl was granted her "bonus" wish to swim with the dolphins, zip line, and ride horseback. All were great! The ocean was only ten yards away from the lanai and we enjoyed many sightings of whales and dolphins. The condo and ameneties are first class and everyone had plenty of "apace". Condos at Kanaloa at Kona are pretty mush isolated, but are only a few minutes from snorkel and wave beaches, Kailua, and a Walmart. The condo was well equipped with snorkel gear, boo...

Reviewed by Relaxed Traveler

Date 01/31/2012

Kanaloa at Kona Condo 2003 is a comfortable and clean place with a wonderful view of the ocean. We loved that the kitchen is well-equipped and that the fans cool the rooms very well. The location is ideal: very close to the shore and a shoreline path and a short drive to a large grocery store, farmers' markets, restaurants, and tourist attractions. We loved being able to cook our own meals and enjoy them on our private lanai, watching the ocean and the sunset. The owner was considerate in providing a binder of information as well as guide books. We felt well-oriented to our surroundin...

Reviewed by Kristi H

Date 01/29/2012

We had the ideal stay in Condo 2003! Nine days of absolute comfort and beauty! The view is amazing - seeing whales and dolphins. The condo is perfectly appointed, clean, and welcoming. The owners have done an outstanding job of updating everything with the best choices. From the reservation to after our stay, everyting was easy and completely informative. We walked right in and felt right at home! Thank you so much for making it available! We would definitely stay here again - as often as possible!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/19/2012

We rented this condo for a week in January 2012, five adults. The pictures don't do the view justice. We practically lived on the deck enjoying the close-up view and sounds of the crashing waves. We saw dolphins and even a couple of whales from the deck. It was just perfect. The condo itself is very nicely appointed with a lovely new kitchen and all the amenities you could want. There was even boogie boards and snorkle equipement, soap, towels etc. for the bathrooms just like a nice hotel and a welcoming gift basket. There was plenty of space for everyone and we ate at home every mo...

Reviewed by Family of Four

Date 01/04/2012

Amazing Location! Have traveled a lot through the years and never felt closer to the ocean. Large lanai with spectacular views. Enjoyed the sunset every evening. You can tell the condo is well taken care of and very well equipped for guests. Beach towels, coolers in a variety of sizes, beach chairs and mats, flashlights and did I mention even a garlic press in the kitchen drawer! The owner seems to care that you have everything that you may need. Kitchen was very well equipped with the necessities. The grounds were also well taken care of with an amazing location for the beach swimmi...

Reviewed by KonaRegular

Date 11/04/2011

This Condo will not disappoint - direct oceanfront, unbelievable view, spacious, and, best of all, it's one of the few totally upgraded and modernized units at Kanaloa. Pure Luxury!

Reviewed by Kona Clan

Date 09/14/2011

Great condo. Nicely remodeled, furnished and well-appointed. We really appreciated the extras: beach mats, sand chairs and umbrella, good washer/dryer, a rice cooker (yay) etc. We've been going to Kanaloa for almost 20 years and this is one the nicest units we've stayed in. This unit does get hot in the afternoons though so if you are sensitive to heat, you'll need to purchase air conditioning.

Reviewed by Great location and very comfortable.

Date 05/01/2011

We had a fantastic holiday - the Condo was spacious and well outfitted. The guide book left for guests was very useful as was the spare boards and snorkelling gear (a bonus we didn't expect). And that view - just beautiful ! Definitely recommend this for a great holiday.

Reviewed by Seattle area family

Date 01/19/2011

Incredible condo nearly on top of the water! Large, clean, well-furnished for meals at home and relaxing at the end of the day, big-screen TV w/ DVD, wireless internet access, stereo to play iPod on. Phenomenal lanai and view, great pools and grounds. Less than 5 minutes from a fantastic snorkeling beach with awesome fish and turtles, and surfing lessons, Would definitely stay again!

Reviewed by Carolyn

Date 01/12/2011

The science veiw was fantastic. The condo was clean and had lots of space. The stairs were hard to climb for one couple. Really appreciated the layoout and the location of the condo. I would recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Laureen M.

Date 01/08/2011

The oceanfront location of this property was worth every penny! It was absolutely beautiful. The lanai was like our family room; every meal, sunrise and sunset! Very spacious and we were provided with all the amenities required for a perfect holiday!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/30/2010

We stayed in four different condos during our Hawaii vacation and this was our favorite. The view is amazing, exactly like the pictures. We saw some dolphins from the balcony. I'm super sensitive to motion sickness and I think just sitting on the balcony and staring at the water below actually got me sick! I've had many oceanfront rooms, but nothing this close to the water before. The amenities are great. The bathrooms are newly redone and the master especially is huge. The kitchen has plenty of counter space and a nice granite top. It was nice staying here since everything was very ...

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Date 08/03/2010

Amazing ocean views from the lanai of this recently renovated, super clean and spacious condo. We were there with our two very active teenagers which worked because there were plenty of things to do within a short drive. "Sea Quest" and "Sea Paradise" do adventure snorkeling from a nearby bay (5 minutes away), the night manata ray dive (wow!) and Captain Cook/Honaunau Bay/Black sand beach/ocean front caves (amazing). The drive to the beaches is farther. There is no beach at this resort. We decided to go to Hapuna Beach, very beautiful, but about a 45 minute drive...White Sands B...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/28/2010

We were more than pleased with everything at Condo 2003. It was comfortable and clean, and provided ample beds for our needs. The lanai was the "place to be", where we thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful view and sounds of the ocean waves crashing against the lava. The whole complex was well-tended and everyone was very kind. We'd like to return with our adult children some day.

Reviewed by 6 Happy Aussies

Date 02/05/2010

Our family of 6-with 4 teenagers-absolutely loved this condo, and the resort as a whole.The condo was equipped with everything you could possibly imagine,from beach chairs and cooler bags to fully equipped kitchen(better equipped than mine!)to internet and stereo system for the ipod, to games and books to read.Even beach shoes!With 4 teenagers it was a bonus to have 3 bedrooms,and all the beds were very comfortable-the master was a dream!There was plenty of room in the condo, and a lovely big lounge as well as 2 recliner rockers, so enough space for everyone when chilling out in front of th...

Reviewed by Terri

Date 11/02/2009

Thank you so much for your attention to details. The condo is tastefully decorated and has a well stocked kitchen. We fully enjoyed our time there.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/31/2009

Most photos we look at for place to visit have usually not turned out as great as they look. This place was a wonderful surprise and the photos were what sold us on trying it out! Glad we did!!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/05/2009

We stayed in Unit 2003 at Kanaloa at Kona for ten days with our daughter and her family. The condo was spacious and clean and provided comfort for our whole family. We spent a great deal of time on the lanai, which was practically in the waves! It was so relaxing to watch the waves crash on the rocks and view the beautiful sunsets. We also used the ocean view pool every day and enjoyed the facilities there. It was nice to have a shower right there for a quick rinse off after swimming. A very nice BBQ was located just across from our unit and we met some nice people while we cooked dinner ea...

Reviewed by KonaDaze

Date 07/27/2009

The whole process was very easy. The home was very clean, spacious and the air conditioning worked great. The location you can't beat which is right on the ocean and amenities were great. Having the Keauhou Shopping Center just up the road was so convenient to get a bite to eat from the many restaurants or picking up a few necessities from the drug store and grocery store. The sunsets were simply BEAUTIFUL! I have recommended your site to my friends and family and will be definitely returning again.

Reviewed by woodsy

Date 05/29/2009

We were looking for a 3 bedroom sea front property and they appear to be few and far between anywhere in the Hawaiian Islands. This property just managed to fit the bill, although the 3rd bedroom was basically a room on a mezzanine floor, with little privacy. However, we were aware of that before we booked, so we are not complaining. That room did get very warm, so we went for air conditioning, which was fine. The sea facing balcony had a lovely lounger and some a nice dining table and chairs, not those cheap plastic ones. It was nice and quiet for our stay, but a family did stay in the...

Reviewed by Loves Kona!

Date 05/22/2009

This condo is so much larger and more open than many I've stayed in. The third bedroom loft was perfect for the kids (but the beds upstairs were uncomfortable I hear). The master bedroom was very nice and the remodeled bathroom was beautiful! The kitchen was in need of also being remodeled and updated. The grout was pretty old and not terribly clean. Also the ivory carpet in the master bedroom was very old and grungy. The condo is really fabulous and the Kanaloa at Kona grounds are spectacular! Thanks for a great trip!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/03/2009

This property had every amenity that you could need. It was comfortable, beautifully decorated and very spacious. We had an ocean front view that was by far the best we've ever had. I always insist on an ocean front or ocean view unit and this was about as close to the ocean as you would want to be. At times, I had to close the slider door to be able to hear the television in the evening. But I wouldn't trade it for anything. The ocean was beautiful. Our only regret is that this condo is not on our favorite island of Maui. We enjoyed the Big Island but perfer the more goings on of Maui. Thi...

Reviewed by Mary K

Date 01/19/2019

We had a lovely stay in Kona at Kanaloa #3504. The condo was quiet, well stocked, comfortable and convenient to all of the activities that we enjoy on the island. The owners were helpful and quick to respond to our questions. We hope to return to Kona in the coming years and would most definitely stay in #3504 again!

Reviewed by Deb

Date 01/03/2019

We’ve stayed in this area before and love it! This particular condo was perfect for us. It is updated and very clean. Wonderful view and you can hear the waves! We will stay here again most definitely!

Reviewed by Colleen

Date 08/20/2018

We had a wonderful stay at the Kanaloa at Kona Condo #3504. It is well equipped with all that one might want when visiting the Kona area. It is located in a peaceful and lovely complex, which is well suited for enjoying a relaxing vacation. We give it 5 stars!

Reviewed by Deb & Jim

Date 05/30/2018

Very pleased with our stay in this condo. Lovely updated decor with comfortable furniture and king bed. Gorgeous view and for the most part a very quiet complex. A few small issues that are easy fixes for the owners. The cable box in bedroom was not working, but not a big issue for but might be for others. Refrigerator water not hooked up so no ice maker. There were no ice cube trays so we had to buy ice :( Also no measuring spoons which really should be always stocked.

Reviewed by Maureen

Date 04/27/2018

We had five really relaxing days staying at Kanaloa 3504. This particular condo was well appointed, had a great view, comfortable, attractive island furniture which felt like home. We loved the Koa cabinets and the granite counters - very upscale feel. There are three pools to choose from, bbq grills, close to Keauhou shopping center and Keauhou Bay. We enjoyed dinner on the lanai with the ocean view, and ate breakfast on the master bedroom deck with a view of the beautiful grounds and pool. I read that some visitors to this complex had issues with hidden fees, but we had no problems...

Reviewed by dennis

Date 03/08/2018

Just completed my 6th or 7th visit to this unit in the last two years, which should say it all. It's been thoroughly rehabbed with tile floors, quartz counter tops and high end state of the art appliances. Its furnished throughout with exotic tropical woods and the kitchen comes equipped with every conceivable utensil. It does have an air conditioning system but never used as it has four ceiling fans and a continuous cross breeze that makes it pleasant day and night. The owner is gracious and almost obsessive about tending to details. The Kanaloa complex is spacious and beautifully la...

Reviewed by JC

Date 02/22/2018

This was our second or third stay in this specific condominium (at least our fifth in this complex). An ideal location for all Big Island activities. Beautiful.

Reviewed by dennis

Date 12/09/2017

Just completed my 5th stay at this special unit and am looking forward to a return visit in February. The condo has gone through a complete rehab with tile floors, new state of the art, high end appliances, quartz kitchen counter tops, and fine exotic tropical wood furnishings. The kitchen area comes stocked with every conceivable pot/pen and utensil needed to turn out gourmet meals. The cabinets and refrigerator are stocked with all the spices, condiments and cooking oils a good chef would need. It is a one bedroom unit, but both rooms are large enough to accommodate up to four people. ...

Reviewed by Andrea

Date 09/25/2017

We loved the condo, it was perfect, great location, and the resort was fantastic! Loved the pool right on the ocean and soaking in the hot tub after a day of snorkeling! The view from the condo is so wonderful, we really enjoyed siting out on the balcany and having breakfast and dinner. 5 Stars from us!!!

Reviewed by Brian

Date 09/21/2017

Excellent stay! Very comfortable condo. My wife and I enjoyed the location, outside Kona but quite close enough for dinners and outings. Lovely condo with many "creature comforts" of home base. Good access to Kailua-Kona (beaches) to the north and South Point/black sand daytrips to the south. Breakfasts over the bay on the lanai were incredible to start every one of our days. Full stock of amenities all around the grounds, though Big Island Revealed guidebook proved more helpful than on-site concierge. Wonderful place! Fair Wind Cruises snorkeling was excellent and literally around th...

Reviewed by Ginny

Date 08/07/2017

I can't recommend Condo #3504 enough as a comfortable, beautiful home base for a visit to the Big Island. My husband and I spent a week there, and were thrilled to have such a nice space, a beautiful view, convenient location, and air conditioning during our stay! We hope to return some day.

Reviewed by Sandra

Date 06/28/2017

There is nothing more we could ask for with this comfortable, lovely condo. We particularly liked: lovely view, 2 patios, modern appliances, 2 full bathrooms, close to parking, comfortable bed. We just brought our stuff and moved in - they have everything! We feel very grateful that the owners allow us to stay in this home.

Reviewed by Dr Robert Williams, Dr Marleen Williams

Date 06/14/2017

Great condo right on the seashore with many great features. Clean, well-furnished, and inviting. Lovely view of the bay while eating breakfast on the lanai. . Modern kitchen with a nice stock of implements and condiments. Comfortable bed in the MBR and fun walk-in shower. Two-minute stroll to the main pool. Close to supermarket, drug store, gas station, urgent care, and other services, but still quiet and private location. Choosing a condo from the Internet is always a gamble, but with this condo we felt that we won big time. We couldn't have asked for anything more.

Reviewed by Dennis

Date 04/18/2017

We are repeat customers. The unit is well furnished and well maintained. The owner is very responsive and takes obvious pride in his investment. The view across the Keauhou harbor to the Sheraton is mesmerizing. The only real shortcoming for us is that there is no indoor dining table and the light was not working in the lanai light/fan assembly.

Reviewed by dennis

Date 03/09/2017

Just finished my 4th stay at this unit. Its delightful! Its been thoroughly remodeled with quartz counter tops, state of the art appliances, and appointed with furnishings made of exotic tropical woods, like mahogany, teak and koa. Even when the Kanaloa complex is full, the condo is quiet and relaxing. The unit comes equipped with every sort of utensil and pots/pans, any chef would ever want. The cabinets and refrigerator are well stocked with all sorts of condiments and spices. The complex has a water front pool and a heated jacuzzi just a few steps from the condo. With the windows/sl...

Reviewed by Bob and Linda

Date 02/26/2017

We stayed in Unit 3504 at Kanaloa at Kona for 12 days. When we first walked into the unit we both very impressed. The condo, the location and the view we're exactly what we were looking for. The condo was very clean, well equipped with condiments and had all the amenities we required. We loved the ocean pool because of the view where we watched the sunset but we spent time at the adult pool. The entire complex was very clean and well maintained. The tour rep for Wyndham, Kelli, was very helpful in helping us arrange our various tours of the island, we enjoyed them all. Thank you Lowel...

Reviewed by Romi Slowiak

Date 02/01/2017

The stay at KAK afforded us a luxurious pause in our non-stop tour of 4 islands: a great place to cook, read, catch up on email and just watch birds or watch surf. The view from that unit is mesmerizing. But it was also the perfect spot from which to snorkel at Kahalu’u, walking every day the mile to and fro, and surviving the warnings and currents. As fish, we are learning that Hawaii in December and January are not good bets for safe swimming. And, as luck would have it, the “surges” were up. We survived, but we are experienced and cautious swimmers. I believe this was an unusually cold...

Reviewed by Bob

Date 12/21/2016

We really enjoyed our week in this well-equipped condo. The view from the lanai is lovely and the grounds, pools, etc. are all in excellent shape. Check-in was super easy and communications with both the owner and management couldn't have been better. We also really appreciated the little extras that were available with this condo, especially in the kitchen (condiments, cooking oil, lots of utensils, spices, etc., etc.) This really makes a difference for those who like to stay in and cook a nice meal.

Reviewed by Jacqueline Louise Gavin

Date 11/18/2016

Condo was immaculate, beautifully and comfortably furnished. Well supplied with essentials, Salt & Pepper for instance as well as other basics which made life easier for 6 day stay. Convenient and less shopping . Lanai view was a great pleasure where I was able to watch surf, Boats coming and leaving harbor and early morning surfers ! Proximity to pools appreciated. Felt a little lonely without Aloha Condominiums on site tho Owner was most helpful prior to trip. Great spot and would hope to return to 3504 ! Aloha !

Reviewed by Georgeta

Date 11/14/2016

My boyfriend and I went to Kona for the Ironman race. We loved this condo for our 10 day stay in Kona. Very convenient location with easy access to the beach; having the AC option was the best since it was very hot there. The owner was wonderful when I spoke with him. He gave us easy instruction including directions from the airport. I highly recommend this unit for your stay in Kona.

Reviewed by Francois

Date 10/27/2016

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at the Kanaloa resort and especially loved using the beautifully appointed lanai; it was great to have our meals with a view of the ocean (especially breakfast). The condo is extremely well located (grocery store and activities). We had a blast on Big Island: we swam with Manta Rays (Mauna Kea Beach), kayak with dolphins and visited the active volcano. Among the 4 islands we visited over the course of our 3 week vacations, Big Island won our hearts.

Reviewed by dennis

Date 09/27/2016

My recent stay at this condo was my third visit to this unit in the last year and I'm looking forward to another one this coming February. The condo has been extensively refurbished. Quartz counters, tile floors throughout, exotic tropical wood furnishings, top of the line appliances. There are two bathrooms and the rooms are spacious, so two couples or a family of three or four would be quite comfortable in the unit. The Kanaloa complex is spacious and meticulously maintained. The owner is gracious and committed to making sure his guests are cared for. It is a second floor unit with no ele...

Reviewed by Deborah A. Morris

Date 07/05/2016

We stayed in this unit for a 10 day visit in June and it worked out perfectly for us. We have stayed at 2 other ocean view units at Kanaloa in the past but this one had the best view and accommodations by far. I loved the unobstructed view from the lanai of both the cove and the ocean. The kitchen is beautiful and had everything we needed and more to make our meals although I must say I kept meal making to a minimum. 😊 The fold out bed worked great too and it was very easy to push it into the wall after the kids woke up which left a great deal of space (even with the bed down there was ...

Reviewed by dennis

Date 06/22/2016

I liked my first stay at this unit several months ago so much, that I recently returned for a second visit. The unit is exceptionally well appointed, absolutely pristine. The rooms are spacious. Furnishings throughout are made of fine tropical woods, i.e. mahogany, koa, teak, etc. The unit has obviously gone through a recent major upgrade/refurbishment as the kitchen counters are quartz. The kitchen cabinets are stocked with condiments/spices/cooking supplies, etc. Every conceivable cooking utensil a chef could ever want can be found in one of the drawers. The appliances are new state...

Reviewed by Shelly

Date 05/24/2016

We had a great 3 week stay at Kanaloa at Kona Unit #3504. The condo is comfortable, reasonably updated and the view & location can't be beat. The value is also very good for the price point. Our only complaint would be that we wished there were more comfortable chairs on the lanai. Being from landlocked Alberta we like to spend a lot of time sitting relaxing and enjoying the water and the view and found the teak very hard to sit on even with cushions. We love Kona and all that the Big Island has to offer and we took advantage of every opportunity to explore the Island, go on a lot ...

Reviewed by Judy

Date 04/29/2016

Everything was ever so enjoyable. The unit was spotless when we arrived and fully furnished. Love the condo decor, the view from the deck and the Kanaloa facility with all it's wonderful amenities. The location is terrific, close to all tour guides, beaches, shopping and the movies. If I had to complain at all, it would be you need a new couple of frying pans and a much softer mattress both on the Murphy bed and master bedroom. Other than that, absolutely I shall return! This was my second visit so the next will be my third! See you in 2 years when I return. Mahalo.

Reviewed by Sharon

Date 04/03/2016

My sister and I stayed at this beautiful property for 9 nights during March 2015. Before I discuss what I loved about it, I want to first say that the owner, Lowell, was a dream to book with. From my initial enquiry through to answering a couple of queries whilst away, he always responded promptly, was helpful and courteous and went out of his way to make sure that everything was perfect. I just knew from the outset that we were going to have a wonderful holiday and indeed we did. The condo was fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. It was clean, modem and well taken ca...

Reviewed by dennis

Date 03/05/2016

Looking to escape the winter in Massachusetts for a few weeks to work on a writing project, I landed at Kanaloa #3504 in mid-February. It is a second floor unit with one of its two lanais overlooking the ocean. On arrival I found the unit in absolutely pristine condition. It obviously has gone through a complete renovation with tile floors throughout, new quartz kitchen countertops and new state of the art appliances. It is furnished throughout with fine tropical woods (mahogany, koa and teak) for which I have a special fondness. I found the cabinets and refrigerator well stocked with a...

Reviewed by Cheryl

Date 12/17/2015

Great vacation in December 2015 at Kanaloa 3504 for my husband and I. We found it perfect --and we have rented many times in Hawaii on VRBO over the last 20 years. View and location were excellent. Unit is remodeled with updated appliances. Unit is well stocked with everything and anything you could want--dish detergent, laundry detergent, condiments, lots of cooking utensils and plates, bowls, cups ect. These little touches make a big difference for us. Three pools a short walk away and many restaurants close by. Lowell was wonderful to work with. Will return!

Reviewed by Kimberley

Date 08/06/2015

We had a family reunion at the Kanaloa at Kona. I am grateful that we rented unit 3504. Many family members rented units in the same complex. 3504 was our favorite. Here are a few reasons why: 1. Cleanliness-the condo was very clean. We felt comfortable right away and relieved that this was going to be a vacation to enjoy. 2. Layout-it's a one bedroom with a full size murphy bed. There are 2 bathrooms. It was great having a family of 4 not sharing one bathroom. 3. It's re-modeled. We had the chance to see a lot of units. This one was remodeled very well. There are flat screens in...

Reviewed by DLZ981

Date 06/14/2015

We found fairly and accurately represented the unit’s features and benefits. The upgrades in the suite are nice, especially the opening up of the wall in the galley kitchen to be able to enter and leave it from both sides—nice touch, I don’t know if any other of the one bedroom rentals have this feature, and it really helped open up the whole front end of the suite. Furniture, wall accents, and granite counter tops are very tastefully done, and the A/C never let us down! I hope as time goes on the upgrades don’t stop as this unit has the potential to be the best in the com...

Reviewed by Denny P

Date 03/26/2015

The Kanaloa complex is on the water a couple miles south of Kailua and is in a quiet residential area off the main street. We found the condo clean, updated, reasonably well stocked, well maintained, and with a very attentive owner. The view of the Keauhou harbor and Sheraton resort is exceptional. Minor shortcomings in our opinion include no inside dining table, low level of lighting in the main living room (only one floor lamp for reading), and uncomfortable wooden lanai chairs without cushions. Still, it's a very good choice, and we intend to return.

Reviewed by TobRic

Date 12/17/2014

We stayed for a week, the condo was nicely decorated, clean and a gorgeous view rom the lanai. It was nice to have the washer and dryer, fully stocked kitchen and two full baths. Lowell, the owner was prompt in always getting back to us.

Reviewed by GzD_KaD

Date 11/15/2014

My wife and I attended our niece's wedding in Kona. We sought out a 1br condo near the ocean and convenient to local activities. #3504 fit our needs perfectly! Coffee on the lanai every morning listening to the crashing ocean waves and chirping birds. One night we hosted my mom & dad, brother & sister-in-law for a cookout with dinner on the lanai. Community gas grill just a few steps away, seating for six at the beautiful wood table, and a few Kona Big Wave's made for a memorable evening! (And beautiful weather with ocean sound effects!). Great communication with Lowell throughout....

Reviewed by Go-GBP

Date 10/19/2014

Beautiful grounds at Kanaloa. Close to Kona so we could do a lot of activities around Ironman. Very nice kitchen so we could cook many of our own meals. Great view of the Keauhou Bay.

Reviewed by Terrie S

Date 09/24/2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this condo. There were two couples in our group, so one had to use the murphy bed, but it was very comfortable, had plenty of storage was was easy to use. The condo is very updated and modern. There isn't a eating table inside and the bar has only three stools, but most of the time we were able to eat on the lanai, so wasn't too big of an issue. Location pretty much requires a car, but we needed one anyway, so no biggie. We would certainly rent this one again if we are in the area. We had a maintenance issue while we were there and it was handled ...

Reviewed by gma952

Date 09/16/2014

I was in the condo by myself and my kids and their families were in two different units in this complex. This unit was my favorite of the 3 we occupied. I loved how bright it was in the unit. I thought it was very comfortable, liked the kitchen and the furnishings. The bed was comfortable and I loved the fan in the bedroom. The stereo was a great addition. And the mornings were enjoyed on the deck the view was lovely. The owners were great to work with! Thank you!

Reviewed by Notathand

Date 06/01/2014

Kanaloa 3504 was everything we expected from the photos, descriptions, and owner's comments. It's a quiet location with a spectacular view. The home has everything needed by the traveler. I literally sat down for a moment and tried to think of anything needed for improvement. I couldn't think of a thing. Thank you Lowell for all your information and for making your Kanaloa home available to us.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/01/2014

What a beautiful and well equipped condo. We loved everything about this condo...the wonderful view, all the furnishings such as artwork, furniture, the lovely granite counters, mattress on beds, location to shopping etc, and when we had a question about something, the owner was right there with return phone call to answer. No one should hesitate to stay there. It was a terrific two week stay for us and we will return for sure.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/16/2014

The Big Island of Hawaii is known for adventure! Our stay in Kanaloa 3504 was home for 2 weeks and we enjoyed the view of the kayaks, big surf, outriggers, surfers, and people snorkeling. We tried out paddle boarding and snorkeling right in our own private ocean bay! We relaxed with morning coffee and breakfast on the lanai, taking in all of these views. Our condo is clean, up to date, and we took care of some routine maintenance so that our next guests will experience the perfect place. Best part is, Kanaloa is a beautiful quiet resort, with three nice pools, tennis, and convenient to s...

Reviewed by Kalii Cale

Date 09/14/2013

My husband and I, plus our 2.5 year old daughter stayed at Kanaloa condo #3504 for 9 wonderful nights. I am originally from Kailua-Kona and my mother and sister live about 10 minutes away from the condo. Perfect location to family, amenties like grocery shopping, theater, beaches, and town. The condo pools were very close to the condo itself and was utilized everyday. Having aC was a necessity for my New York born husband which many condos in Kona do not provide. We have already given out the condo's owner contact info to 3 friends for their future visit. Enjoyed the condo immensely. We v...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/17/2013

After staying in 4 condos in the area, we found this one very nice. The location and view are perfect. The management was responsive to an extent. The condo had minimal amenities. Pots and pans need replaced. Utensils etc are bare minimum. No salt pepper or sugar, therefore any cooking would require detailed shopping. Only 2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom for a weeks stay. No a/C in master bath. When I requested to share the cost of a $50 mattress pad, because we found the bed hard, I was ignored. I let the owner know i spent $25 on one, left it for him, with no response. We did get r...

Reviewed by Happy renters

Date 05/05/2013

This condo provides a peaceful retreat from everyday life. Its ideally located to almost anything you want to do on the Big Island. The condo has beautiful upgrades and furnishings and the resort is nice and quiet.The owners are wonderful people to rent from. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Cyndy and John

Date 03/28/2013

We loved our stay at this beautifully appointed condo. It felt luxurious and was very well-equipped. We enjoyed cooking in the large kitchen and grilling outside. Very family friendly place. The main pool is right across from the condo--great but noisy during school vacations.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/24/2013

The condo was beautifully updated with granite counters, and comfortable furniture. The view from the lanai was of the bay. Loved the sound of the ocean. Enjoyed the use of 3 pools and hottubs and the nearness to the grocery. Only criticism is the location of the bedroom which looks out to the condo driveway. The bed could have had a softer mattress cover. Only say that because I'm used to a softer bed. There was plenty room for our golf clubs etc.

Reviewed by Workin Mum

Date 02/16/2013

We loved our stay. The condo is situated so that the main Lanai overlooks a lovely bay area. We spent may hours watching surfers, the waves and the boats. The sounds of the ocean are wonderful. The condo kitchen was well stocked for creating your own Hawaiian cuisine which we did. The condo is clean and well kept. It is decorated in lovely tropical colours. Lowell the owner was available for any issues. We had a few things that decided not to work like the hair dryer, the phone, and the washer. The washer was fixed as soon as possible and Lowell said he would reimburse us for the laundromat...

Reviewed by Jim

Date 01/14/2013

Overall- well furnished and equipped condo with a great view of bay and Kona Marriott Hotel. New carpet on stairs made for beautiful and easy access to this 2nd floor condo. Negatives- Lighting needs to be improved as there is really only one light in the sitting room. A small table in the main room would be nice for reading, games, and eating when the weather is not suitable on the deck. Proximity to road made leaving the windows open in bedroom a problem. In summary, it was a great stay.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/25/2012

We truely enjoyed using the condo and the location was perfect. The longer we were there the more it started feeling like home away from home. The decor was nice and the place was clean. I would ask however that there be more privacy in the bedroom. The bamboo curtain didn't really afford much in privacy at night with the lights on. Also, there is a window pain missing in the one of the slatted windows which allows for lots of noice to filter in as if it were right in the room with you. Other than that the condo was very comfortable and a joy to use. Lowell was very accomadating as well. Th...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/17/2012

The condo was well furnished and the kitchen was great for cooking. This was our second time to this island. We wished the weather would have been a little better we had vog and haze some days. This time of year the flowers were beautiful. We would stay here again for sure.

Reviewed by Dan

Date 06/12/2012

We live in California. This unit was exactly what we were looking for. We've been to Hawaii over ten times and we prefer staying at condos. This one was perfect. It is well equipped, has an ocean view, and the pool, grounds, and facilities are first class. The unit has air condtioning, but we didn't need it during our stay in May 2012. The view from the lanai was beautiful. We would love to return some day. I cannot imagine what could be done to improve the unit. Dan & Heid

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/04/2012

This is a great condo! Wonderful ocean view, very nicely furnished, great space and clean. So happy we didn't stay on alli Drive, much too busy and loud. Shopping center within a 5 minute drive also added to the convenience. The whole complex is well maintaned and beautifully landscaped. Definitely would stay here again

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/19/2012

We were overall very pleased with the condo and the location. We walked to Trade Winds for a couple of excursions, and the shopping center is very convenient. The sunset pool is very nice. The condo was not as clean as it could have been, but that wasn't a big deal. The bed in the master is past its prime, and my wife developed back issues by the end of our stay. I'd suggest a new mattress. All in all, we would come back and recommend to friends, but I really think you should invest in a new mattress. Aloha.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/26/2011

Great location. Kanaloa is our favorite spot to stay in Kona. 3504 was well set up for us; comfortable and cozy. We'll be back.

Reviewed by Ironman Spectators

Date 10/29/2011

Hi Lowell, My husband and I had a relaxing, enjoyable time at your condo. We spent most of our time on the lanai--listening to the surf and watching the paddleboarders and surfers on the bay. The resort is well maintained and it's an easy walk to the Keahou shopping center. The condo is very spacious and we enjoyed the remodeled kitchen. Thanks for sharing your home.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/03/2011

We stayed at this condo for nine days at the end of august. The condo was clean, comfortable, well maintained and well equipped. The view is wonderful, complimented by the ocean breeze and the sounds of crashing waves - a true glimpse of island life. Lowell was easy to deal with and very responsive during the reservation process and afterwords. The resort has everything - three pools (one oceanside), hot tubs, tennis courts, and friendly and helpful staff. You are minutes away from Keauhou Bay (where you board the Fair Winds/Sea Quest snorkel tour boats)and the Keauhou Shopping Centre. ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/11/2011

This condo is at a great location right next to the water. The kitchen and living room are well furnished and the lanai is perfect to enjoy your meals. The pools nearby are very nice as well, especially the ocean view pool. The main issues are the bathrooms are a little stinky and the towels are old and dingy. Not sure if the smell is due to humidity or age of the bathroom as the smaller one appears to have been upgraded. Overall a great place to stay for a central location to most activities.

Reviewed by Colin

Date 05/14/2011

Our 3rd stay in this unit. All good, lovely view off the lanai! Excellent internet connection. We don't go to Hawaii to watch TV, but it would be nice if a flat screen were purchased.

Reviewed by Jan

Date 04/24/2011

I have stayed in this same complex several times, it is beautiful and feels away from the town, just love it !!!

Reviewed by oregoncrna

Date 03/15/2011

Very large 1-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo that was recently updated. The bed was very comfortable and the kitchen contained most of the amenities we needed for our 10-day stay. The unit is set back from the water and sandwiched between two other units; it faces a bay rather than the ocean so you are unable to watch sunsets from the unit's lanai. So it could be labeled "waterfront" but we would choose a true oceanfront unit next time. There were specific instructions to take the trash out every day due to ants, but only one garbage bag was provided. Garbage bags for each day of the stay should...

Reviewed by Heart in Hawaii

Date 02/24/2011

We stayed at Kanaloa 3504 in beautiful Kailua-Kona. This is a beautifully renovated, very large one bedroom condo overlooking a lovely little bay. We only ended up using the air conditioning the evening of our arrival because after that it was just lovely to have the ocean breeze cooling the unit. Everything about this condo spells comfort - comfortable beds, furniture, bathing facilities, fully equipped kitchen, outdoor furniture on the lanai - everything. We even had access to beach chairs and boogie board to use whilst visiting the many, varied beaches on the Big Island. The location is ...

Reviewed by Lynette

Date 02/16/2011

Aloha Lowell & Family, Thank you for the use of you condo at Kanaloa. My husband and I enjoyed our stay very much, we did a lot of relaxing on this holiday. It was nice to be laid back and your condo is very comfortable to spend time in, the whole resort is beautiful. In our opinion you have one of the best views/locations in the resort! We find this location very convenient for traveling around the Kona area. Mahalo, Lynette

Reviewed by Rick

Date 12/26/2010

The condo is in an ideal location (both within the condo complex and the greater Kona area), comfortable, and well-outfitted. We had a great stay - it was a great for heading everywhere we wanted to go - to Kona markets, to Volcanoes, and to the south bays of Kealakekua, Honaunau, and Hookena. Loved the oceanside pool and sunsets, and the sound of the waves off the lanai. Would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Ben

Date 12/09/2010

Hawaii at its best- 1. Terrific oceanfront location 2. Gorgeous tropical landscaped grounds which are surrounded by the ocean and magnificant Kona Country golf course 3. Spacious like new first class condo unit with two wonderful lanais 4. Very peaceful location, away from the crowds in central Kailua Kona.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/01/2010

This lovely condo is located just close enough to Kailua-Kona to be convenient and far enough away to be quiet and peaceful. Beautifully furnished, great ocean and bay view. Air conditioning helps a lot!

Reviewed by M Tyre

Date 11/16/2010

Exceptional condo with a beautiful view of the ocean. You can sit on the deck and watch the surfers and canoes. Good location and access to all of the Kona Coast. Minutes to the grocery store and a variety of restaurants and even a movie theater! Kona Country Club is minutes away for ocean and mountain courses. The condo has all the comforts of home and parking is very close to the front door.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/22/2010

Was not warned that the oceanside pool was closed for the summer. Was not expecting there to be 15 multi-generational people staying in the unit above us and the one pool left open for children to be crowded. The unit itself was clean, well cared for, lovely. The water view was not as good as I had anticipated. This was (to me) a very expensive place to stay with reduced/crowded amenities and lack of peace at times. We actually felt that we had to leave the complex to regain our sanity. Not what we were hoping for at the price tag.

Reviewed by Justin Shofler

Date 07/01/2010

We stayed at Kanaloa at Kona 3504 with our two young boys for a week in June. The Condo was very lovely. Furnished nicely and well-supplied. Our boys loved the murphy bed, and thought it was very cool to pull their bed out of the wall each night. The pool/ping pong table directly across from the condo was also a big hit! The condo is in a very good location to explore the entire Kona coast, and is only a minute or two away from the most popular snorkeling beach on the island. The owner, Lowell, was very easy to do business with, as well. Overall, a very nice (and affordable) condo r...

Reviewed by Big island

Date 06/13/2010

Had a wonderful stay. Walking in I felt so at home I all most said out load IaM home. I most enjoyed the remodel to the unit, some at this property need a little upgrade (jet tubs out/walk in showers in). I have stayed at Kanaloa property many times and this unit by far is one of the best! Can not wait to see the remodel on the sea side pool! Mahalo and aloha

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/07/2010

From beginning to end this is one of the nicest experience in renting a condo I have had. Every question was answered quickly, correctly and followed up by Lowell. The unit was lovely, well furnished, in beautiful, clean, comfortable condition and a delight to call home for a week. From the lanai we enjoyed the sound+view of the surf breaking on the rocks, and the paddlers practicing morning and evening. A perfect relaxing location (pool, BBQ, tennis court just a few steps away), open floor plan, ventilation options (silent ceiling fans or a/c) for temperature that suits you. We love the ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/24/2010

We rented condo 3504 FROM the Big Island; we were lucky enough to extend our visit and found this condo online. The owner was fabulous, and so accommodating. We couldn't have asked for more in a condo: lanai for eating all of our meals to the sound of the ocean, comfy beds and equipped kitchen. We will stay here again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/19/2010

Well appointed, clean condo with a great lanai. My only concern was the upstairs three bedroom unit. Both times we have stayed, there has been a group of teenagers upstairs. The noise level did not go down until after complaining (after midnight).

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/02/2010

Another great Holiday at 3504. We have stayed 3 times at 3504 for a month each time. Great unit, great location. Unit was immaculate as always and we had a lovley time. Dorothy and Brian Vancouver Canada

Reviewed by The Tait Clan

Date 04/06/2010

Everything was as promised - beautiful, clean, on the ocean, centrally located, and the open communication with the owner was outstanding. Loved everything, and would go again in a heartbeat! What we liked best - falling asleep to the sound of waves crashing on the coastline. What we liked least - leaving!

Reviewed by zubenelgenubi28

Date 04/03/2010

I was a bit nervous at first to book an individual's condo rather than use a hotel or timeshare. But when I had questions before booking, the owner both e-mailed and called me to answer. Right away I felt more comfortable. And when we got there everything was seamless. It was in a wonderful, quiet area; great cross-ventilation; immaculate; and extremely comfortable. We spent nearly the entire time there on the front deck, with its lovely view. Being able to cook meals instead of going out to restaurants all the time was wonderful; and they had a kitchen with every gadget to one...

Reviewed by Norton

Date 03/15/2010

We stayed in Unit 3504 and found it very nice and well appointed. We know the owners had painted and added granite to the space but it could still use a little tweeking. The carpet on stairs should be replaced as quite worn and is separating at the top. Cushions for the outdoor furniture would make it more comfy to watch the gorgeous ocean waves and for entertaining. On the whole very well-equipped but could use a safe for valuables as well as new pillows and pillow protectors in the bedroom. The duvet and shams were tasteful as were the furnishings. The owners were excellent to deal wi...

Reviewed by lbmonty

Date 11/18/2009

After our first stay at this condo in 2008, my husband and I were eager to return. From the elegant furnishings to the gorgeous view... everything met our (very high!) expectations. When we arrived, the place was spotless. And the owners are very responsive and accomodating. We visit Kona twice per year, and we hope this unit is available the next time we return. After several noisy and disappointing condo experiences on Ali'i Drive, we think there's no better condo complex than Kanaloa, and no better one-bedroom value than unit 3504.

Reviewed by HGD

Date 10/17/2009

Beautiful location, beautiful view. We enjoyed ourselves immensely. The Lanai was our favorite spot. All the furniture was in very good condition; all the amenities such as linens, towels, kitchenware, etc. were in good condition also. The place was really nice the only draw back you could hear your neighbor in the unit above you. They condo grounds with the tropical plants were beautiful and nicely kept, and the amenities of the complex with outdoor barbecues, 3 pools and a tennis court were wonderful. We had a really great time and plan to be back to see the turtles, sunsets and relax aga...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/06/2009

This condo is very nice and the resort is also great. We loved the scenic view from the lanai and the nicely decorated spacious condo. Would highly recommend you to stay in this condo. Br. Mads and family.

Reviewed by windsock

Date 05/22/2009

What a great place. View of the ocean, big balconies, lots of space, washer dryer, great grounds with tennis, pools, etc. We never used the pools, but they looked great. Very quiet around the area. Saw a turtle in the bay outside the complex. Wonderful having the internet, it was a must. The place probably needs some new utensils for the kitchen. Other than that it is tip top shape.

Reviewed by Brian O

Date 05/19/2009

This is a well-located and quiet location. We enjoyed the views from the deck and the walks to appreciate the sunset. The place was immaculate, and we enjoyed the personal touches the owners have added. It was like being a guest in their home. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Yellowknifer

Date 04/23/2009

We stayed 6 days in Kanaloa at Kona. Very nice and huge suite. There were three of us and we just kept the murphy bed down the whole time and there was still lots of living room. The resort is well taken care of, the pools were great and we found the other guests very friendly.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/16/2009

We have stayed twice at 3504 for a month in 2007 and 2008 and have booked again this year for another month. Lowell and Kris have renovated this condo to the highest standard. It has been beautifully furnished and is very well maintained. The view from the Lanai of the ocean is magical. We would recommend this unit to anyone. Dorothy and Brian Vancouver Canada

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/11/2009

This was a really great rental for the end of our trip to the Big Island. We loved being able to do our laundry & also being able to cook instead of eating out all the time. The owners are great as well, they answered our questions quickly & I would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by rd

Date 04/06/2009

My husband and I had a wonderful time staying at the condo. The owners were very nice and accomadating. It was very nicely remodeled and clean. The view from living room was great! We ate breakfast at the little cafe by the ocean and the food was good. There is no beach by the resort but that was ok with us. The pools were nice and maintained. We would definetly stay there again.

Reviewed by Colin

Date 04/02/2009

Very Clean. Nice bay view. Concerns--1)too much noise from upstairs. 2) For the price, there could have been a little nicer amenities such as soap and toilet paper. Overall a good experience!

Reviewed by David

Date 01/19/2019

They unit is right on the water with a great view. Living space very comfortable. Kitchen well stocked with plates, pots and pans and utensils. The ocean pool is well kept as is the entire complex. Good location to go north or south on the Kona Coast for daily activities. A small harbor is within walking distance. Had a great week.

Reviewed by Joan

Date 12/21/2018

We have had many stays at the Kanaloa at Kona condos, and as usual, this was another wonderful experience. The condo was very nice although did not have the extent of amenities as other condos we have rented in this complex . The condo decor is nice, has a good lanai and view, and the proximity to Kilauea-Kona is great for day trips and activities both north and south of town. As always, a stay in these condos is a great vacation!

Reviewed by Carrie

Date 12/06/2018

This condo has fantastic sunset views and is spacious. We also really enjoyed the ocean view pool. It also came with beach umbrellas, towels, snorkel gear and a good sized cooler. There a few things that could make this a more comfortable stay.The beds were very uncomfortable - the hardest we have ever slept on. Everyone in our party commented on this. It could really benefit from newer mattresses, or at least mattress pads. Also, the towels were a little tattered and the guest shower had signs of mold.

Reviewed by Frank and vanessa

Date 09/25/2018

The view was Amazing the condo was nice. I think the cleaning staff could do a better job, it definitely needs a deep cleaning bathrooms kitchen cabinets etc. baseboards and patio and kitchen outside I feel should have been much cleaner an extra blanket would be nice and the carpet I feel should’ve been cleaner we did have an issue with the air conditioning wasn’t turned on long before we arrived and it was extremely hot and humid and was uncomfortable the first evening but other than that like I said the view was amazing and kona is beautiful. Brent is a very nice owner and Tom the m...

Reviewed by Stephen & Connie

Date 08/14/2018

We loved our stay at Kanaloa at Kona, Condo #1803. The Condo is beautiful and so homey, clean, and well equipped with everything needed for cooking and play at the beach. The views from the lanai with crashing waves on the lava beach are stunning. We ate all our meals outside. Kitchen is big enough for 4 people to prep and cook. The master bedroom and bath is gorgeous and spacious with walk in closet, large dual shower, dual vanities, and washer and dryer. The complex is beautiful, safe, and peaceful.

Reviewed by leslie

Date 07/02/2018

Just wanted to let you know that we really enjoyed our stay in your lovely condo! We are looking forward to our return on this Saturday. I do believe you have one of the best condos at Kanaloa. The stone floors with the rugs are very nice as well as the new carpet! And all of our guest adore the new bed in the second bedroom. My pregnant daughter was especially happy with that bed and all of the many pillows. She and her husband were very comfortable! As you probably already know it is very hard to leave the lanai. We could easily spend all day there. And your living room couch is ...

Reviewed by Harvey

Date 05/24/2018

Excellent condo, great location, well furnished!! Property and pools wonderful. Had a terrific time, would definitely go back. Brent was fantastic to work with, very responsive!!

Reviewed by Stephen

Date 05/16/2018

Loved the condo. Plenty of room. Master bedroom was its own apartment. Very large. Loved having a washer and dryer. The 15 dollar charge per day for A/C was well worth it. Very quiet and peaceful. Landscaping was very nice. Great views.

Reviewed by John

Date 04/18/2018

This condo was perfect for our family - 3 generations. We especially enjoyed the location right on the waterfront with crashing waves right below the lanai. The kitchen was well supplied. The unit was especially clean and well painted. There were lots of towels and toys for the kids. Suggestions: Leave better instructions how to turn on the TV. Thanks for sharing your property.

Reviewed by Karen

Date 03/22/2018

Love this condo. Our second visit. Great view from the lanai. Our favorite part is proximity to Keauhou bay and all the water sport options there. We kayaked, paddleboarded and snorkeled without having to drive! Also close to the kta and good Saturday farmers market.

Reviewed by John

Date 03/13/2018

We really enjoyed this condo. The location at the corner of the property closest to the water is outstanding.

Reviewed by Kimberley

Date 03/03/2018

Great location and view. Lots of space. Very nice place. The Lanei is fantastic. Close proximity to beaches, conveniences, etc

Reviewed by Gregory

Date 11/01/2017

Stunning and majestic are weak starters to this description. The condo is spacious and nicely appointed and equipped. But the true attraction begins about 50 feet off the lanai where the Pacific assaults the black volcanic shoreline. Every 15 seconds a wave crashes in with larger swells about once a minute that launch geysers of white water spewing to the sky. Don't bother with the televisions, the real show can be seen and felt right outside. This is a wonderful place.

Reviewed by Cecilia Balakrishnan

Date 10/08/2017

Beautiful home, clean and very comfortable facilities. Onsite management staff helpful and friendly. Ocean Views from the balcony was awesome and very relaxing. There is nothing to complain about this lovely property. We are so blessed have been able to stay here from our vacation.

Reviewed by Nancy

Date 08/04/2017

Excellent condo. All amenities in the condo were exceptional. The view from the lanai is breathtaking. A few of the resort amenities needed attention (grills that didn't work, cold hot tubs), but other than that, everything was great!

Reviewed by Niels Henrik

Date 07/29/2017

Great large appartement with perfect ocean view. Kanaloa at Kona is very nicely held with great pools. Great location for Island excursions and beaches.

Reviewed by Gregory

Date 07/25/2017

We stayed in 1803 for the second time, and found it to be a great place for our home base for our adventures in Hawaii. We had two couples and three kids, and everyone was very comfortable in the condo (and the kids LOVED the pool). The kitchen is fully stocked with just about every cooking appliance and tool we could ever need, which made cooking for the crew pretty easy. Our favorite is the lanai, with the best view in Hawaii. I will definitely look into returning to 1803 should our travels lead us back to the Big Island. Thanks, Brent!

Reviewed by Kathi

Date 06/18/2017

Stayed at this condo at the Kanaloa at Kona Resort and it was terrific! The condo was beautiful and the views from the lanai spectacular! We enjoyed watching the sunsets and we saw dolphin in the morning. Lots of amenities included to make a trip to the beach quite enjoyable, from chairs and coolers to snorkeling gear. The resort is very quiet and the grounds are so beautiful! This was our 4th time staying at this resort, already looking forward to our next trip!

Reviewed by Laura

Date 04/13/2017

We have stayed at another condo in Kanaloa at Kona and this one has some great upgrades. Everything you need is there, checking in and out is a piece of cake. Right on the water, and further out than the other buildings, the view is unmatched! We were very happy with our stay in 1803!! Aloha!

Reviewed by Jeff

Date 04/10/2017

If you're looking for a place right on the water, this is a great unit. The condo is updated in all the right areas and it provided a very relaxing vacation for our family. Kanaloa is a well maintained and very low-key development. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this condo to anyone.

Reviewed by Elaine R

Date 02/24/2017

This condo is ideally situated within Kanaloa at Kona. It's beautifully decorated and the kitchen is nicely appointed. Brent and his manager Tom were easy to work with.

Reviewed by Tim

Date 02/19/2017

Right on the water with great sunsets. Nice amenities with several pools at the facility. Clean and updated. Elbow room for many at the condo but it was really nice for just my wife and I. No beach... but there are no real beaches in the area. Town is real close with plenty to do, eat, and shop. Check in day one as the resort has a welcome package with recommendations/coupons and certain events book up early. You might even call ahead to see if they can help in advance.

Reviewed by Nancy B

Date 02/13/2017

We loved our time at this condo. It is clean, spacious and comfy. The view is amazing and you cannot get any closer to the water. We enjoyed sitting on the deck watching whales and dolphins! Condo is a short drive to town, snorkeling, shopping, etc. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to be close to the action but stay somewhere quiet.

Reviewed by Lisa

Date 01/30/2017

This condo was extremely well equipped, luxurious and surrounded by the lulling sound of waves with a beautiful view from the lanai. You can't get any closer to the ocean. We enjoyed the "peaceful easy feeling" at this comfortable place with astonishing views of the ocean and dreamy sunsets.

Reviewed by Reagan

Date 01/27/2017

We loved the condo, everything was perfect.

Reviewed by Stanley

Date 11/03/2016

The unit was clean and spacious. The view was nice. The bad thing was there was construction on the unit next door. They were loud and started way too early! Seems since this is a vacation resort they would take that into consideration and not start so early. The kitchen pans could use some new frying pans.

Reviewed by john

Date 10/15/2016

Great view, nice and clean, spacious

Reviewed by Amanda

Date 08/06/2016

The condo was wonderful. Beautiful view. My family would stay there again.

Reviewed by Michelle

Date 08/04/2016

Our family was so fortunate to discover this wonderful Kona condo for a series of three milestone celebrations during July. Unit 1803 was the perfect location for the six of us who gathered to observe an 85th birthday, 80th birthday and 60th wedding anniversary. The condo was perfect for our needs, well equipped with everything for cooking, dining, beach going, and sleeping arrangements. We were delighted to have air conditioning to cool off the condo at the end of the day and the laundry was much appreciated. The view from the lanai was breathtaking and much of our time was spent reading...

Reviewed by thomas

Date 07/09/2016

The pictures on their website really made this unit look amazing with an amazing view. The price seemed more than reasonable for what they offered. I booked it hoping it would live up to the hype. It surpassed expectations! The view, the expansive unit, the stylish and comfortable decor, and all the unexpected surprises (eg. the huuge master bathroom with a walk in shower, a closet full of beach supplies and the fully equipped attractive kitchen with (koa?) cabinets. I could have sat outside on the lanai, admiring the view and listening to the crashing waves all day. The complex is v...

Reviewed by Greg & Teresa + kids

Date 07/07/2016

This was the perfect home base for our family in Kona with our 3 boys. Just a few minutes up the road for excellent snorkeling at Kahalu'u, we saw tons of fish and quite a few turtles. Several gorgeous beaches less than an hour north toward airport (Manini'owali, Mahai'ula & Makala'wena). The unit had boogie board, umbrella & chairs which worked out great. The view was gorgeous and the sound of the waves crashing was awesome to hear when going to sleep. Also enjoyed the sea side pool nearby with access to walk along a rocky coastal path. The A/C option made things nice and co...

Reviewed by Jennifer

Date 06/14/2016

Wonderful view and nice condo. There are a whole flight of stairs upon entering the unit but once up there it is worth it. Very spacious and nicely stocked with towels, kitchen supplies and beach chairs. Great to have wifi and speakers for our devises to play music. The air works great and the fans really helped too. We went with my in-laws and our kids and it was the perfect set-up besides the stairs entering the unit. The accommodations at the complex are great with 3 pools and tennis courts. We were able to check out rackets and balls for the tennis. The ocean pool was our favorite. I wo...

Reviewed by Janice

Date 05/31/2016

Our family-My adult son and daughter and grandson-5 yr. of age-myself and a family friend visited Kona May 13-21 2016. ( 4 adults and one child) stayed in the Kanaloa unit 1803. I have stayed in several other units in Kanaloa over the past 10 years and this unit was the best by far! From the moment we walked in the front door we relaxed- spectacular private location in the complex with unobstructed panoramic views along with a beautifully updated interior including a well equipped kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances. This was important as we did entertain and coo...

Reviewed by Sarah

Date 04/04/2016

We rented this three bedroom condo not knowing much about it. I was so happy to discover we had the best location on the property, with a panoramic view of the ocean and the waves crashing on the lava cliffs below us, and a nice patio and table outside to enjoy it. I had my coffee out there every morning. The unit was clean and updated. The master bedroom and bath were huge! The property has a few pools and tennis courts (unfortunately no gym) and is laid out nicely with lots of guest parking. Booking and payments were easy and we had a blast. Highly recommend it!

Reviewed by Karen

Date 03/05/2016

We loved this Condo! Condo #1803 had breathtaking views, everything we needed and wonderfully comfortable beds! We stayed for 4 days and at the end hated to leave. Wonderful Ocean and sunset views from the kitchen, dining and living room. My daughter loved the upstairs loft for it's nearness to the ocean and the sound of the waves. Even though there is no door, it is far above so there is plenty of privacy. Everything we needed was right there including, beach towels, chairs, snorkel gear, boogie board, extra towels, good books, regardless of your interest, this condo has it. I would ...

Reviewed by Lorna

Date 01/08/2016

For the 2nd time I stayed in Unit 1803. It had been updated since 2013, and was again just a wonderful home away from home. The unit is perfectly outfitted with everything you need for a vacation, it's comfortable and very well appointed. Thank you so very much for another relaxing vacation and I highly recommend anyone staying in this unit.

Reviewed by Rodney

Date 12/21/2015

This was our second time staying at Kanaloa at Kona and again it did not disappoint! Condo 1803 is literally right on the ocean. The condo itself is well appointed with everything we needed. It was clean and was well stocked for cooking in if that is what you like to do. The lanai was unbeleivable and was almost too close to the beautiful blue ocean (did I just say too close?) as it was a little loud to hear someone inside the unit trying to have a conversation. I would definately stay at Kanaloa at Kona again and if possible this is ther unit I would rent!

Reviewed by John Thorne

Date 11/19/2015

Super condo and amenities (incl. new granite counter tops). Well appointed and spacious. Great view of the ocean and sunsets. Again want to thank our host (Brent Melbye) for use of the property. The Kanaloa at Kona complex is well kept and attractive.

Reviewed by Alison

Date 10/18/2015

We LOVED this condo!!! The view is stunning and the condo is beautifully appointed. We were in want of nothing. We plan to come back and this is the only place we ever want to stay.

Reviewed by Greg

Date 08/24/2015

We have always traveled to Hawaii using our timeshare in Mexico as trade bait, but for this trip we needed a place bigger than we could get thru exchange, as we had four adults and three young kids. This place was ideal for our party. Plenty of room, comfortable furnishings, and the lanai is the best place for mai tais and sunset viewing we have ever seen. Reservations and communication with the owner were quick and efficient. All in all, a great place, we will definitely consider a return visit.

Reviewed by john

Date 07/22/2015

This is a very clean and well maintained unit right on the ocean. There was plenty of space for all 5 in our party. There were plenty of amenities e.g. dinnerware, glassware, towels, boogie boards, etc. Very conveniently located close to Keauhou Shopping center, although the deli and bakery at KTS market was not open due to renovations the week we were there :-( There were a few tiny ants that appeared when we left food on the kitchen counter so we just made sure the counter was clean at all times. You can't go wrong with this unit and I would stay at Kanaloa again but i might choose...

Reviewed by David

Date 07/08/2015

We enjoyed our stay at 1803 and found it exactly as advertised. No surprises. The unit was clean and well kept, and we had a great view and sound of the pounding surf. The recliner chairs in the living room were especially comfortable. The complex is located midway between sights to the south and sights to the north, so we felt this was very convenient.

Reviewed by Sherelyn

Date 07/06/2015

The condo is roomy. We enjoyed the awesome view of the ocean crashing on lava cliffs. The market and movie theater was up the street from the condo. Close to the Keauhou boat harbor where you can catch the boat cruises. Child friendly everything you need to make your stay comfortable

Reviewed by kumags

Date 07/05/2015

Unit 1803 was exactly as advertised and 100% in line with our expectations. The unit was clean, well furnished, and right on the water. The crashing waves were a stones throw away and the views from the lanai and the living areas were well framed. For the price and location, we were entirely satisfied and felt it provided very good value. The email exchanges with the property manager were professional and helpful.

Reviewed by topmud

Date 02/26/2015

The time spent at Kanaloa was fantastic. This was the year of whale and dolphin sighting. There was never a time on the Lanai when you could not see a whale broach or dolphins swim by. In the thirty years of visiting Kona and Keauhou we have never seen this display of wildlife. The weather was perfect and kept us outdoors doing things fun. We spent every evening watching sunsets and eating on the Lanai. The facility was perfect for our long stay. It was stocked with all the items we needed for cooking great meals. The closet held several beach items that came in handy also. The washer and d...

Reviewed by triishj

Date 12/16/2014

Very pleasant stay, enjoyed the view. Nicely furnished and the amenities were easily accessible. appliances were a little dated but still functional. .

Reviewed by Gary G

Date 11/02/2014

Lots of attention to detail in this unit. The kitchen had good utensils, lots of spare spices, nice glasses and a good fridge. The TV was above average, with comfy seating watching the sunsets. Good wifi. The beds were not too soft nor too hard. The AC worked well. There were 3 of us, and another 2 could have slept in the loft. Thanks for providing a great place to stay.

Reviewed by 458MariNem

Date 10/25/2014

1803 provided us with a wonderful stay as we joined family in other units to support our son as he did the Ironman. The unit provided us with all our needs, including a variety of dishes and cooking utensils as well as nice linens and towels. We took advantage of the clean grills available on property as well as the pool. Other than a smoke detector which beeped all night long on our first night, we had a great time.

Reviewed by Johnny M

Date 07/25/2014

Great condo. The view is amazing. Will use again next trip. Place is like home. Everything is there and convenient. Place on the resort has a BBQ grill and 3 pools. Assigned car ports. Gated resort. Under great management and friendly staff. Made our trip memorable.

Reviewed by DYoung2014

Date 05/16/2014

Second year in a row that we stayed in this unit. Reason for return is simple. It's the best. Hope to be able to return again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/06/2014

We had a great time staying at this condo, it's huge and has everything you need for a great stay. Amazing views, massive rooms, well stocked kitchen and plenty of snorkelling gear, tennis racquets and things for the beach mean there's no need to pack anything. We'd definitely love to stay again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/17/2014

The condo was well equipped for a comfortable stay. The veranda provided beautiful ocean views up and down the shoreline. We saw whales breaching on more than one occasion while relaxing there. The kitchen cupboards were well stocked, plus having a wide array of beach accessories in the hall closet. There are 3 public barbeques available for use, along with 3 community swim pools each having a hot tub area. The ocean view pool was a favorite, and an adult only pool that was open until 10 pm that was great for a relaxing evening swim. I wouldn't hesitate to rent the same place on our next...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/09/2014

We have stayed in the Kanaloa complex a half dozen times and have enjoyed them all. This location is ideal for those who want to be right on the ocean breakers but away from the craziness of Kailua downtown. This condo was very well stocked with whatever we needed and was comfortable for 4 travelers; the full kitchen saved a bunch of money on meals. Being upstairs meant that there was no noise from feet above. We made use of the pools, spas and tennis courts and even swam at the adjacent cove beach although it is a tricky entry/exit. Only down side to our stay was having to vacate for o...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/25/2014

This trip was my 7th stay at Kanaloa at Kona, but my first in unit 1803. It is a fantastic Condo. It had everything that we needed. The location on the water is perfect, we were greeted every morning with a "whale show". We also saw dolphins on several occasions. The owner was easy to work with, and the onsite contact was very attentive to our needs. The resort is immaculately maintained and beautiful. The resort staff is very friendly and helpful. I also like the location which is a little south of downtown Kona, about a 15 min drive, which makes it much quieter and less touristy. T...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/29/2014

We were really impressed with this condo. While it was furnished with upscale furniture it was also very comfortable and family friendly. We had the master bedroom and I couldn't believe how comfortable the bed was. I had a little trouble applying my makeup in the bathroom until I saw the large vanity area with a vanity mirror to boot on the other side. It was also really nice to have a full-size washer and dryer in a separate laundry room and not those stackable kind in a closet. The view from the lanai is spectacular. One afternoon whales were breaching right in front of us and sipp...

Reviewed by Lorna

Date 01/14/2014

My daughter and I spent 2 fabulous weeks in Unit 1803. This is one of the best units in Kanaloa. I have visited there and stayed at Kanaloa many times. The master bedroom is updated and very well appointed. The furnishings are top notch and it is stocked with most anything you need. The unit was very clean and we enoyed it very much. I would highly recommend this unit.

Reviewed by Judy A Wika

Date 12/26/2013

If you love the sound of waves, and want a Great Oceanfront View, this is the place for you! It has 3 great bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, a very Well Equipped Kitchen, and Very comfortable Living and Dinning Room, All with Great views of the ocean. But Best of all is you will spend almost all of your time out on the Lani, watching Dolphins, boats, kayaks and swimmers pass by. When you do leave to go snorkeling you are about 5 minutes by car from turtle beach and 10 minutes from White Sands Beach. we went to Two Step Beach 2 times and loved it, it is about a 15 to 20 minute drive. There were 2...

Reviewed by Elaine

Date 12/17/2013

Our stay at kanaloa condo 1803 was wonderful! The condo was comfortable and well equipped with several new appliances, ie toaster, blender, coffee maker...The view is absolutely amazing, the beds were comfortable, the living and dining area well suited for our group of 5. The condo itself is just far enough off of the beaten path, south of Kona, yet convenient to farmers market, small town shopping, live theater, restaurants and a manta ray night swim among other attractions! The grounds of the condo complex are well kept with many beautiful flowers and busy helpful staff. This condo has o...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/09/2013

My wife and I stayed in Kanaloa Condo 1803, while our sons and their families stayed in nearby units. 1803 is certainly one of the nicer units in the complex. We are prairie people so we found the waves crashing so near a little tiring, but our family found it soothing. What can you say! The unit is spacious, clean, well kept and comfy. The the grounds and the amenities:tennis courts, Bbq's and swimming pools are well maintained.

Reviewed by Angela

Date 06/05/2013

The location and the acomodations are fantastic. I liked the location right at the shore and I liked the well stocked cupboards including snorkeling gear. Unfortunately, two smoke detectors sent off a false alarm within a short period of time with each other...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/07/2013

The unit was fantastic. Everything from the ocean front views to the comfortable interiors. It felt like home after just a few minutes. The amenities were great. Totally thrilled with the entire experience.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/15/2013

We loved this condo and the spacious feel of it, especially the large master bedroom and bath. Very clean. It was nice to have it already stocked with hand soap, paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, lots of bath towels, beach towels, snorkel gear, coolers, etc. We loved the pool by the ocean! Ideal location of the condo - was close to Kona and the airport.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/16/2013

The condo is right on the ocean with a very private lanai. The owner has an entire closet filled with beach chairs, boogie boards and other items that made our trips to the beach very enjoyable. The condo is clean and again the owner has provided tons of clean towels and beach towels for your use. The master bathroom is huge and the shower is great! Take advantage of the information left in the condo regarding places to go and things to do. It's a good idea to call restaurants or shops first to make sure they are still in business. We opted to pay for the a/C and are so happy we did! The M/...

Reviewed by Heddylem

Date 01/20/2013

While the unit is not modern, any deficiencies are more than compensated for by the spectacular view and the sound of the waves. We stayed a month; it flew by. There is a long steep flight of stairs to this second floor unit so not for everyone. The resort is well located, the grounds, pools etc are immaculately kept. Professional, yet friendly dealings with owner, and local agent responsive. I'd go back in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/12/2012

The location of this condo was great, both within the complex and on the Kona side of the island. It was minutes away from snorkeling, paddle boarding, kayaking and an outrigger canoe club that allowed visitors to go out with them. The price is a little less than some of the other condos because only the master bedroom and bath have been recently remodeled. The rest of the unit is in need of paint and a few minor repairs. It could also use a thorough cleaning. That being said we spent very little time indoors. We did enjoy the deck overlooking the ocean, choosing to eat all our meal...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/30/2012

We loved this condo. The view couldn't have been better, and the unit was spacious and comfortable. Our toaster broke and the property manager brought over a new one first thing the next morning - very responsive. If there is a downside, it is that it's not walking distance to Kona, but for many that would be a bonus. We'd use the same condo again in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/15/2012

The condo was spacious and clean. It has all the convenience and comfort of home. A few minor things that were broken (one stove knob, closet sliding door) and a few things that can be improved such as some of lightning switches should be labeled (I have no ideas what some of them are for.) The front door key hole was in a very awkward position and hard to open especially at night. The Wifi password was labeled all capitals but it was actually all lower case. However this is an excellent condo, and you can not do wrong staying here. Peter an from Ellicott City Maryland

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/12/2012

The condo had a beautiful view of the ocean, Lots of amenities. Golf, ocean activities all very close by. Very clean and modern and well equipped.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/31/2012

The view from this condo is magnificent - you are looking out into the vast ocean, and how soothing it is to listen to the sound of the crashing waves. Travelling with my husband, two sons (23 and 14), and my mother - we absolutely loved this condo - spacious, clean and well furnished with everything (including WiFi), we couldn't ask for more. The owner had several folders with tons of information, maps, attractions, restaurants, etc., which were helpful and useful.

Reviewed by Lori

Date 03/19/2012

Can't get much closer to the ocean! Watched dolphins and whales in the little time we spent in the condo. With the exception of a few very minor things, the condo is in nice shape. Very open. I ended up being noble and let my son and mother take the 2 big beds downstairs but ended up thinking I chose the best bedroom in the loft! I was able to see the waves crashing in and there is no better sound to fall asleep to! Pure heaven! There is no restaurant at the resort, despite the description but there are several nearby. Very nice area. Quiet but close to whatever you want to do. Closet is st...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/07/2012

We had such a great time during our short stay. We loved the condo, loved the amenities, loved the location. The reservation process was so easy. We highly recommend this condo to anyone looking for a great and relaxing vacation.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/01/2012

Condo was fabulous. Views spectacular and great whale and dolphin watching from lanai. Very comfortable with plenty of room - felt like we were in our own home. Great location and very quiet complex yet easy drive to all the action in Kona. Of the 3 pools our favorite was the one by the ocean. Complex is close to Kona Golf Course where we had great breakfasts and lunches at their restaurant. Best part was drinking Mai Tais and watching the sun set from the lanai. Can't imagine a better way to end the fun filled days. We will definitely stay here again!

Reviewed by Barb Dunaway

Date 02/02/2012

We loved this condo! We've rented many condos/homes on the island and this one is by far the best view ever! There were five of us and this condo could easily sleep 8 if needed. It's in a quiet location, yet only minutes from shopping and downtown Kona. We loved it! We had breakfast on the Lania every morning watching whales and dolphins, couldn't have been more pleasant.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/12/2012

We enjoyed our stay thoroughly. The condo was very clean and warm to stay. Loved the decor. They had books and maps of attractions which was very useful. Location was perfect and spent most of our time in the beachfront lanai. Theres a KTa superstore nearby to stock up on groceries and snorkeling activities was just a 5 min drive from the condo. We had a fun time barbecuing in the resort. We would definitely come back again :) We wish there was a can opener in the kitchen :) Everything else was great!!

Reviewed by Visiting from the Bay Area

Date 10/03/2011

One of the best locations on the Big Island. Can't beat the views of the ocean from this condo! Sitting on the lanai, hearing the surf and watching the sunset was really relaxing. The condo pretty much had everything we needed so we felt right at home during our stay. The place was nicely decorated and the complex grounds are well kept too. An extremely enjoyable place to stay!

Reviewed by JSD

Date 10/03/2011

Kanaloa in general is a great complex, and this condo is no exemption. Spacious living area that's well-appointed with a good sized lanai directly on the ocean where you can watch the sunsets. We have stayed in several of the condos at Kanaloa and this was on par if not a little nicer than the other ones. 2 bedrooms and loft easily sleeps up to 6 and has 2 full bathrooms. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone traveling to the Big Island.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/27/2011

We have stayed in Kanaloa before. This was a very nice unit - very clean and stocked with supplies and the boogie boards were a hit with the kids. Fantastic oceanfront view. And thanks for the gift basket. We will be back.

Reviewed by John

Date 04/16/2011

The condo is well situated but poorly kept up. The sliders to the deck are all but unusable, the light fixtures and/or lights are not working in about 10% of the place, the blinds need repair, the ceiling fan in the master bedroom is noisy at certain desirable speeds and the refrigerator may need coolant topped off (it refused to work for the first 12 hours we were there - following a shutdown - I suspect due to a "vapor lock" in the coolant system that resolved itself in the cool of the night). The property manager was helpful in bringing ice to keep our food cool until the system kicked i...

Reviewed by shipley

Date 12/15/2010

absolutely the most perfect location, grounds, beautiful. The condo was great, big and huge master ensuite. Downside the 3rd bedroom is a loft, so no privacy, and need to be quiet for sleeping teens? Also, furniture is worn and dirty, stove did not work well, kitchen needs updating.

Reviewed by Patrick

Date 01/16/2019

This place was perfect for us. So spacious, comfortable beds, 3 full bathrooms. The deck overlooks the golf course and ocean - spectacular sunsets. We really appreciated that the kitchen had spices and condiments - stuff you don't want to buy if you're only there for a week. They had a cooler for use - again really convenient to go to the beach with. The fridge has an icemaker and the water is good to drink out of the tap - so no buying bottled water. We did not opt for the A/C and glad we didn't. There was enough breeze to keep things at a perfect temperature (we were there in Jan and d...

Reviewed by Kathy

Date 12/20/2018

We really enjoyed our stay at Kanaloa. The resort itself is great its quiet, clean and staff our helpful. Very relaxing time spent at the condo. Pools were nice always room to sit and not crowded at all. The condo itself if spacious and loved the lanai.

Reviewed by Terry

Date 11/27/2018

Our family of 8 had a great week at Aloha condos. John provided everything you can imagine in the condo to make our stay better. We especially loved the Lanai with it's great view of the golf course and ocean.Spent much of our time there when not sight seeing or at the beach or pool. Great location. Easy to get around and lots to do.Thanks John for a great time on the Big Island!

Reviewed by Terry

Date 10/30/2018

Three golfers in for a week. The location was perfect for us, close to grocery shopping, and quick to get on the road to get to courses. Floor plan was spacious and had nice second floor deck with beautiful view of coast to the north and west. Also close to snorkeling and water activities. We opted for the A/C as we wanted the cool nights to sleep. It worked great as central air, not small plug in units. Definitely would use this unit again next year.

Reviewed by Ken

Date 10/20/2018

What relaxing trip my party had. The condo fit our needs perfect and the lanai view was the best! Thanks for the welcome basket too!

Reviewed by Tracy

Date 10/15/2018

Great place to stay....everything supplied and both John Bishop and Brandon were wonderful and so helpful. I would recommend anyone visiting Kona to stay at this condo. Thanks again for making our visit to the Big Island enjoyable.

Reviewed by Debra

Date 09/19/2018

The condo was very large and comfortable. It was well stocked with kitchen essentials and towels. There was a really nice amount of beach supplies. The view from the lanai was very lovely.

Reviewed by Philip

Date 09/03/2018

We stayed in John's condo 1503 and it was perfect for a family needing 3 bedrooms (our config was x2 couples & x1 15 year old), the x3 bathrooms and toilets came in very handy. Great location and close to shops (4min drive or approx. 20min walk). Air con, fans, tv, wifi etc.. all amenities working in great order. View over the golf course and ocean was truly beautiful and watching the sunset at night made for an outstanding holiday. I would definitely recommend. PS if you get inside condo first make sure you get the master bedroom with double shower head en-suit!!

Reviewed by melinda

Date 06/17/2018

The Condo and layout of the condo was perfect. We had a great view of the ocean looking toward Kona. The unit was very clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well supplied for cooking needs, except the toaster did not work. We used the oven to toast our bread with. We could of used more trash can bags. The decor need a little help but as a professional interior designer, I notice things other people wouldn't notice. The TV's were very difficult to work and did not work some of the times. It would of been nice if the whole house fan worked and for the ceiling fan in the loft to...

Reviewed by Karen

Date 06/08/2018

My husband, our two adult children, and I enjoyed the condo very much on our recent 2 week vacation. The view of the ocean and the golf course from the lanai is wonderful! Condo has not been updated but is still clean, comfortable, and nicely stocked with everything you need for a home away from home. The welcome basket of fruit, jams, and Kona coffee was especially nice. As well as plenty of beach towels and other beach items to use. We did have an issue at first with the internet but called the condo service contact and he helped us remedy it right away. No issues the remainder of ...

Reviewed by Marcus

Date 05/25/2018

Aloha from Germany, without many words: we were a party of five and everything was as described and expected, so we had a great time. Mahalo!

Reviewed by BG

Date 04/24/2018

We had a relaxing and comfortable stay in unit 1503. The unit faces the golf course with the ocean at the edges. When the breeze picked up, it flowed nicely through the unit cooling all of the rooms. We have stayed at the Kanaloa many times over the years and this was one of the better units and one we would certainly request again of future visits.

Reviewed by Sandra M

Date 03/10/2018

This is a great location. Condo is well stocked for cooking and BBQ is nice and close. Walking to shopping, to the Sheraton day or night was lovely!

Reviewed by Audrey

Date 03/05/2018

We enjoyed our stay at Condo 1503! We wanted to be in a quiet area away from town. The condo is in a quiet, gated area that was easy to get to from the airport, close to the grocery store, and easy to get into town and other attractions on the island. The condo is very spacious and has a spectacular view from the lanai! The beds were comfortable, huge master shower and bathroom, the kitchen had everything we needed, beach towels and washer and dryer also in the condo. It was nice to have a designated parking space. We were out exploring the island most of the time so did not use the pool, t...

Reviewed by Sharon

Date 02/26/2018

I would definitely recommend this condo. It was clean and well stocked with lots of linens and dishes. It has a great ocean and golf course view so is very entertaining. You can watch for whales, dolphins, boaters or golfers teeing off. The layout was perfect for our family with the loft having its own bathroom upstairs. Our only complaint was the internet access. The user name provided for us to connect to didn't exist and we ended up connecting to an unsecured one. We have stayed at the Kanaloa a few times before this visit and love the location and facilities. We would definitel...

Reviewed by Stephen

Date 12/13/2017

We had a great stay at condo # 1503 right on the ocean and the golf course hole #11. What a great view! It was very comfortable and plenty of room with a lot of necessities provided including beach towels, snorkeling gear, books and movies. We would stay with them again.

Reviewed by Patti

Date 11/22/2017

Just stayed at this condo. Had a great time.Condo was well stocked. With regards to previous reviews about condo, yes, it could use updating. My house does too! It didn't prevent use from having a good time. It was so nice to sit on lanai in the AM drinking coffee and watching golfers and waves crashing on rocks. It had been very humid lately and really needed the a/c and fans upstairs. Beds were very comfortable. Thank you for the lovely basket. My only big complaint was the internet, or lack of it. Had it off and on 1st day, after that couldn't get anything. Don't know if it...

Reviewed by Tim

Date 10/13/2017

What a great condo. Everything from the fantastic view from the lanai, the comfortable beds, the great kitchen with everything you could need and so much more. We all thoroughly loved this place. When we first walked into the condo and "explored" what there was, we were all totally impressed. My in-laws, who were with us thanked me for getting such a great place. We had no problems at all and the grounds, pools etc. were great.

Reviewed by SK

Date 09/12/2017

We recently spent five nights in the condo. I was disappointed upon my evening arrival when all of the the outside lights guiding a guest to the right condo were off. Without a flashlight we'd have never found the right door. Secondly, the large jacuzzi tub was not usable. It was very disappointing as this was a motivator in the rental. The jets were taped and the spicket for the water was taken off. Just having the use of the tub would have been nice. This was not indicated when I rented it. There were only four set of towels in each of the three bathrooms. This warranted multiple was...

Reviewed by Larry

Date 08/21/2017

First it was obvious the unit needs updating. While a great location in the Kanaloa's, this plus was more than offset by the aged condition of the unit. Never could get the Chase wireless to work, so basically was with no service during our stay. My wife could not take a bath as the master bath tub was out of order, and the guest bath was to small and oldfor her to conveniently use. You could tell that things in the unit were fixed rather than replaced or updated, from lighting to simple things like the coffee maker. We have stayed at the Kanaloa for many years and the majority of the units...

Reviewed by Daniel

Date 08/15/2017

Unit 1503 was a wonderful unit! It was great to have all the extra stuff available for use, snorkle equipment, surf boards, etc. We will definitely be renting this unit in the future. Thanks, Dan.

Enjoyed our stay!

Reviewed by Shawn and Bonnie

Date 04/23/2017

This condo was perfect for our family of 6! Having three bathrooms and the loft area upstairs was terrific! We were able to all come together and then have separate space when we wanted. My teenage boys loved having their own "area" and not having to share a bed like in a hotel. The sunset views were amazing! The pools were great- we spent most of the time at the Ocean pool. The lanai was comfortable and well equipped with beach gear and other items should you need them. The only issue I had was the mosquitos. Even with the citronella candles and bug spray, they were out for blood! This is...

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Reviewed by John McNamara

Date 04/06/2017

We had a great time. Very nice condo. Welcome basket was amazing, full of local fruits and goods. Superb view from lanai. Only downside, not walking distance to anywhere. Mahalo!

Reviewed by Guest

Date 04/01/2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful, spacious condo with a great view of the golf course and ocean. The area is quiet and just what we needed to get some rest and relaxation. The location is great and not far from the market and Kailua. The entry to the condo is at ground level but there is a flight of stairs to get to the first floor main level upon entry, which was unexpected. Would highly recommend this condo and will definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Michelle

Date 12/24/2016

This was a great place to stay for our group of 7! It is a beautifully decorated and cozy place with private spaces as well as shared spaces. It was great to be able to have 3 of us stay upstairs and have our own bathroom while the older folks stayed downstairs and had their own rooms and bathrooms as well. The kitchen was terrific for cooking meals and we enjoyed both eating in the living room as well as outside on the lanai. We staying for 9 nights and enjoyed it very very very much. The condo complex is also very nice - three pools and hot tubs to choose from as well as BBQs. And thi...

Reviewed by Suzanne Woodford

Date 11/13/2016

We stayed four nights in this huge and welcoming Condo on the beach. So spacious and well equipped. So surprised to receive a welcome basket with delicious local delights. It is near everything and we used this as our home during day trips to all the local attractions. A nearby grocery store made it easy to stock up on supplies and we enjoyed some of our meals on the huge patio overlooking the ocean. Our adult son enjoyed the separate upstairs quarters and our other son and daughter in law shared the second bedroom. The master bedroom has a huge spa bathroom. It was great to come back...

Reviewed by DAN

Date 11/13/2016

We enjoy staying at Konaloa at Kona, the facility is always quiet and is a great location for water sports. This was our first time at condo 1503. With a large 3 bedroom, 3 baths layout it fit our needs for 7. The unit was clean and well furnished with everything you need for your stay from beach chairs, snorkel gear and kitchen supplies. A nice fruit gift pack was on the table when we arrived. The 6 days went well. The condo has seen better days and is in need of fresh paint and repair. I feel we should have been notified in advance that the tub in the master bathroom has been out of ...

Reviewed by Hollie

Date 10/24/2016

The condo was spacious, and the view was fantastic. There were a few things that were not working, a fan, and some lights. Was very excited to see a large bath tub in the master bath, but it was not working. The tub is not listed, I just hope you guys get it fixed soon. Everyone loves a jetted tub! Besides a few things not working, this condo is great. We all had comfortable beds, and plenty of space to hang out after being in the water and sun all day. We felt at home and comfortable there. The beds were comfortable. The AC was easy to figure out. The master bathroom, and shower are huge. ...

Reviewed by Beatriz

Date 10/03/2016

una casa enorme que permitió dormir a mis dos amigas y a mí cómodamente cada una en una habitación,aunque la que ocupó la habitación de arriba no pudo hacerlo muy bien ya que la cama no era muy confortable Estupenda terraza donde hacíamos desayunos y cenas con espectaculares vistas Muy equipada en menaje y ropa (sábanas y toallas tanto de baño como de playa) Estupendo detalle la cesta de bienvenida Muchas gracias por todo

Quiet, spacious

Reviewed by California

Date 09/18/2016

Great condo! Quiet, and spacious. We walked in to a welcome basket that contained a selection of local items, which was a nice surprise! The view was wonderful! The condo has plenty of room for more than our small group. It really could sleep eight if necessary. The only draw backs are that the bed upstairs is so hard that it is not acceptable. It truly hurt. There were also three large cockroaches, but they are all over the island. We had a seamless check in, and the staff was great. We had a medical issue that involved the hospital and had to check out an hour late and were given very tho...

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Great ocean view, extra cost for A/C/people, needs updating

Reviewed by Steve and Keri

Date 06/24/2016

PROS Lanai looks out on golf course and ocean. You are close enough to the ocean to hear the waves crashing. Three pools in the complex, one with ocean/sunset view. Well stocked kitchen with most pots/pans, herbs/spices, condiments you could need. Lots of pool/beach toys, and two coolers. Quiet washer and dryer. Great location in Keauhou area only 5 minute drive from Kahaluu Beach which has great snorkeling. Quiet at night (no loud parties to keep you from sleeping). 15 minute drive from downtown Kona tourist attractions and Kona food shopping (Safeway, Walmart, Costco, Target, e...

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Reviewed by Sean

Date 06/07/2016

Everything was nice and clean, very much as advertised. The only thing that I would say that was unexpected was in the main pool, some people who I assume to be full time residents were a bit too sensitive in calling security about kids playing. I myself am very sensitive to other people nearby, etc. but security was called for them playing a game in the pool. A bit lame as if they were that offended they could have simply asked, but I can assure you they were not being loud. Perhaps just people who didn't care for having kids nearby. Otherwise, everything about the condo was good, people o...

Reviewed by Lynleah

Date 04/24/2016

We very much enjoyed our stay at the condo. The fruit basket and jellys were delicious and came in handy because our flight came in so late that we were starving in the morning. The condo is huge - much larger than we had anticipated. Amenities are all as expected or better. The grounds crews are at work all day long making the surroundings beautiful. I can't believe how hard they work. I loved that there is an ocean view from the kitchen so I could enjoy it while cooking. An added perk is that the neighbor downstairs is really nice. We walked out on the golf course every night to e...

Reviewed by wayne

Date 04/20/2016

Location wise was very nice. The floor plan was very functional. The negatives would be fixtures and countertops. The ceramic countertops throughout really punctuated the 25 years plus age of the unit. Many other units, like 3304 with updates, really magnified the shortcomings of 1503. Some nice tile work in the bathrooms and granite throughout would really help to pull this unit up to a level necessary to receive that fifth star.

Reviewed by Adele

Date 03/28/2016

We have been renting homes through direct owner sites for years all over the world, and this one is outstanding, The condo was very well-appointed--as though we were coming into someone's home to live. From the balcony we were treated to a view of the ocean and the rocky shore line. Although it is listed as a partial ocean view, it felt very private. The condos were built so there is very little noise coming from adjoining properties. When there were breezes coming off the ocean, we opened the patio doors and cooled the first floor bedrooms. Ceiling fans in all the rooms helped cool the ...

Reviewed by Cecil

Date 03/05/2016

The Kanaloa at Kona location is excellent. The gardens are colourful and highway noise non existent. Unit 1503 has a good view of the ocean. It is also very spacious and accomodating. Amenities are within walking distance. We enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Bruce

Date 01/18/2016

This condo was excellent in every way. For our family of four it was a great size. Mater bedroom was huge with a great ensuite bath, second bedroom also large and the upstairs loft with seating area, bedroom and ensuite bath gave my son the feeling of having his own condo while we were there!. Condo was spotless when we got there, all dishes/utensils/pots and pans etc needed in kitchen were available, and a nice large, open living and dining room area was perfect for meals and relaxing later in the evening. The large lanai was fantastic and the views of the property and ocean from it w...

Reviewed by Marisa

Date 12/29/2015

Great location, pools, views, and accommodations. We were there for 7 nights and had activities planned all day and evening. Easy to get around but so nice to get back and sit on lanai and read or just relax.

Reviewed by Gary

Date 12/09/2015

If you want a fantastic view of a golf course, sea breezes, a clean and beautiful condo, then Kanaloa 1503 is for you. We would definitely rent this unit every year. Management is attentive and has a good spirit of aloha. Cheers!

Reviewed by Alok

Date 12/09/2015

We stayed at John's condo for a little over a week in October 2015. I just can't say enough good things about the condo as well as John. The condo is very centrally located, just minutes from Kona downtown and about a 20 minute drive from the airport. It overlooks the coast and backs up to a golf course. The view of the coast from the condo is quite spectacular. It is close to a strip mall with a handful of restaurants, grocery store and a Longs Drugs. The condo is very well equipped with all the amenities listed and looks much much better than some of the pictures. The downstairs master ba...

Reviewed by Kay

Date 12/03/2015

I felt very cozy when I stayed this condo with my family. It has a very nice view and I got a fresh fruit basket from the condo owner. Thank you so much for your sharing. The organic coffee you gave is really good~~~

Reviewed by Sue Counihan

Date 01/14/2019

Very spacious, well appointed unit. We had everything we needed for the beach, pool, cooking etc. and this was greatly appreciated! Convenient location and owner easy to work with. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by linda

Date 12/11/2018

This condo was clean, beautiful and very well stocked. There were lovely beach/snorkeling toys and chairs. Everything was very comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I would definitely come back again and recommend to my friends!

Reviewed by Kathy

Date 10/28/2018

The condo was great. Very clean, spacious and had everything you need for some fun in the sun. The outdoor gear, beach chairs, towels, boogie boards and snorkel gear was great to have and we used them all a lot. The view off the lanai of the ocean sunsets was incredible. My son and husband enjoyed the adjoining golf course a few times and it was great to sit outside and watch as they came through and played the 12th hole. We had great fun at the ocean side pool as well as fishing off the dock at the nearby bay. All in all it was a wonderful place to call our home base for our vacation. My o...

Reviewed by charlie

Date 09/07/2018

Very impressed with the accommodations at Kanaloa and condo unit#1502. All the pictures posted regarding this condo are accurate. The golf/ocean view was spectacular and my wife enjoyed taking pictures from it every morning and evening. All of the rooms were impeccably clean. Room towels and beach towels provided and the kitchen was pretty much fully stocked with all the utensils and basic ingredients for cooking. Especially appreciated was the detailed guide on the various snorkeling sites around the island as well as the available snorkeling gear for all of us. Two minor issues: the kitch...

Reviewed by Vanessa

Date 08/27/2018

This condo was definitely everything we wanted and more. The location is perfect not directly in town but just a short drive to get there. It was very clean and was stocked with anything we needed. From cleaning supplies to beach necessities. We truly had everything in the condo to enjoy our stay on the island. They have a lot of personal touches making it feel very homey. The view from the lanai was amazing. We were able to see dolphins swimming by from there. Only recommendation for the condo would be to have a guest journal included. It’s always nice to be able to read suggestions and ad...

Reviewed by Linda

Date 08/03/2018

We had a great time at the Condo! The welcome fruit basket was wonderful since arrived very late and were a little hungry. We were pleasantly surprised by all the beach equipment available. Chairs, sun umbrellas, boogie boards, snorkeling equipment and the quality of the items. No cheap stuff here. Our beach time was awesome because of it. The lanai was awesome for morning breakfast. The condo was beautiful. Light and airy and everything was very comfortable. Anybody considering the Kona area would love this condo. Thanks for making our stay so wonderful. We would of love...

Reviewed by Colleen

Date 07/09/2018

We loved our stay at this condo. It was lovely and comfortable inside, had a well equipped kitchen, gorgeous ocean views from the lanai, and Mindy was very attentive as a host. The ocean side pool was a treat as well. Great location, just outside of the traffic and bustle of Kona.

Reviewed by Regina

Date 07/05/2018

We had the pleasure of staying in this beautiful condo overlooking the 12th tee and the ocean. The condo had everything one would need on vacation--kitchen was well stocked, snorkel gear, cooler, towels, beach chairs, bath items, etc. The decorations and artwork are lovely and you just felt at home as soon as you walked in. There was even a welcome basket of Hawaiian fruit and goodies on the counter. The owners have all information, guide books, directions and numbers available. The complex pools and tennis courts are close to the condo. Overall, a great place and we hope to return ...

Reviewed by elaine

Date 06/13/2018

We stayed at 1502 for 8 nights in June. The location was excellent for enjoying the Kona side of the island. Kahaluu snorkeling is just a 5 minute drive away. The Keauhou Bay where we did a Manta Ray swim is even closer. Also there is a KTA grocery very close by and other shopping. The condo has all the comforts of home, and all the toys and accessories you need for playing outside. The kitchen is very well stocked, and there were some condiments in the refrigerator and spices in the pantry. The condo is located on the bottom floor, with a view of the waves crashing on the l...

Reviewed by Donna

Date 05/25/2018

We had a wonderful stay at Kanaloa at Kona, unit 1502. The condo was a great fit for our family. Tons of space, comfortable, and provided every single thing we could have needed for our vacation. The view from the patio is gorgeous. We watched the sunset every night. I would highly recommend this rental to anyone staying in the Kona area.

Reviewed by Ranhi

Date 05/16/2018

Four of my alumna friends from all over the country had flown over to Kailua Kona and had met and had a most wonderful time at the Kanaloa condos unit 1502 in April. Our great vacation started with having the opportunity to explore the most famous historical sites in the big island of Hawaii. Moreover, we appreciated everything that this condo had offered to us during our stay. From the moment we arrived we felt very welcomed when we saw the gorgeous hibiscus and gardenia blooms right adjacent to the front door with lush palm trees on a beautifully manicured lawn and a little tropical ye...

Nice View but Too Noisy

Reviewed by Andy

Date 04/16/2018

Nice view of the sea and the golf course from this unit, and kitchen/bathrooms are well appointed but outdated compared to other units we have stayed in at Kanaloa. Time to get rid of that old jet tub! Just a warning to folks who like to sleep in...this unit is VERY NOISY. The gardeners start up their power tools very early at their shed located right outside the unit's master bedroom, and if there are heavy footed or active children in the unit wont get any sleep.

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Reviewed by John Carpenter

Date 04/09/2018

We loved this place! It's large, comfortable, VERY nicely furnished, and generously equipped with everything we could think of needing on our holiday. The kitchen is well equipped , a real kitchen rather than a box. The condo is on the edge of a golf course, close to the beach, so that the view is part green grass and part ocean. You can see along the beach to Kailua in the distance.Every evening people from the other units would walk down to sit on the grass of the golf course to watch the sun go down. We would definitely try to rent this unit the next time we come to ...

Reviewed by Karol

Date 03/23/2018

This Condo is right on the golf course with a few of the ocean. It is very roomy with everything you need for a great stay. It is a very quiet community other than the early morning construction that was going on above us and the garbage truck. The king size mattress in the master was very comfortable. Everything on the Big Island closes around 9p. Pool and Spa closes at 10p. I would recommend this condo to a friend.

Reviewed by carol

Date 01/30/2018

My husband and I stayed at this lovely condo for a week. We found it had everything we needed and was extremely clean with a great view of palm trees along a golf course and of the ocean. The nice part of the location was not only that it was near a shopping area for groceries but never got hot in the afternoon sun and had some very lovely sunsets. It was quiet, had three swimming pools , and the grounds were kept up beautifully. I was very spacious. We would definitely recommend this to a couple or a family .

Reviewed by Joyce

Date 12/22/2017

We had a wonderful stay in your big, beautiful condo. It was so spacious and well-stocked with soap, shampoo/conditioner, towels, beach gear, guide books. Thanks for all those nice touches! Loved the huge shower with 2 heads in the master bedroom and the Jacuzzi tub! Could not believe that both bedrooms had walk-in closets! Your pictures and paintings were lovely! The lanai has a beautiful view of the ocean and we could see whales & dolphins, even without binoculars, all through the week. We couldn't see the sunset from the lanai, but we could easily walk out to the coastline an...

Reviewed by Edward and Nancy

Date 11/27/2017

Lovely condo, would not hesitate to stay there again. Not one thing needed during our stay except more time...

Reviewed by Maxine

Date 11/15/2017

We found this condo to be both luxurious and comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to cook our vacation type meals. So many little extras were included throughout the rooms. Our plans call for visiting there often.

Reviewed by Allen "Tom" Risher

Date 11/13/2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our 11 night stay at Kanaloa at Kona #1502. The condo was very clean, well appointed and well maintained. Basic amenities were provided to get us going which was very much appreciated. The views of the ocean and 12th fairway were beautiful. We sat on the porch each evening enjoying the views and cool breezes. The owner provided good and timely information to us prior to our arrival and everything was as advertised. I would highly recommend the owner, the unit and Big Island Hawaii. This was our 4th stay at Kanaloa at Kona and the first in #1502. It was a very pleasurab...

Reviewed by Danielle

Date 09/15/2017

The condo was very comfortable and clean. It was in a quiet location within the complex, with a wonderful view of the golf course and a partial ocean view from the lanai. There were snorkels, boogie boards, coolers and towels available, as well as hair dryers and a fully stocked kitchen. The community is gated and at check-in, received a parking pass for the length of our stay, as well as a gate card for after hours access. We were welcomed with a wonderful fruit basket. Mindy was terrific to work with, would rent the condo again without hesitation.

Reviewed by Larry

Date 08/25/2017

This unit has a great view of the golf course and ocean. It is updated, modernized, and in great shape. Has all the necessary amenities to enjoy your stay. up to and including boogie boards, snorkel, etc. The only minor draw back is it is a ground unit and you will potentially have guest above you.

Reviewed by James and Susan

Date 06/03/2017

We had a wonderful, relaxing vacation at this condo. We have stayed at others in this same complex but definitely prefer this one. It had just about everything one could want, including some much appreciated beach chairs. The kitchen was fully appointed and easy to use. The view across the golf course was beautiful and we enjoyed many lovely sunsets. The carpeting looked nearly new and was very comfortable on one's bare feet! We also appreciated the welcoming fruit basket -- a nice touch. Would rent this condo again!

Felt right at home.

Reviewed by Tracy S

Date 04/21/2017

My family and I would like to give our say Mahalo for letting us spend our vacation at your wonderful condo. We couldn't have been happier with our stay. I'll start by saying this is probably the largest condo I've ever stayed in. A very spacious and open living area, that had double sliders out to the lanai which is equally as impressive. We ate every single meal we made out there. We listened to the daily chorus of birds during breakfast, and the magnificent sun sets during our dinners. The unit had everything we could possibly need. The kitchen was well stocked, the brand new washe...

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Wonderful Oceanfront Retreat

Reviewed by mary ann

Date 04/16/2017

From the moment I arrived to the final hour of my late check out (prior arrangements needed) - this wonderful condo made my stay on the Big Island most comfortable and enjoyable. The central air conditioning is quiet and efficient and the condo was nicely cooled when I walked in the door late afternoon. A big fruit basket awaited me and I didn't need to buy any more fruit for the remainder of my stay! The oceanfront view across the fairway was spectacular - especially during the high surf when the blow holes would spout from the rocks. Just out your door you can stroll - or jog - across t...

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Reviewed by Barbara

Date 03/10/2017

This complex was recommended to us by a friend and we are so glad she mentioned it to us. The condo itself was clean and well stocked with anything you would need for your stay including beach chairs etc. When inside the unit you do not hear anything outside or even walking from the unit above you, we could not believe how quiet it was. It is situated near the tee box on a nice golf course. It was fun watching the golfers go by, because it is on the back nine you could easily get up and go for a morning walk on the cart paths before the golfers start coming your way. We saw whales from our ...


Reviewed by GAIL

Date 03/09/2017

A lovely condo in every way. Stunning view, great attention to detail throughout the home. Beautiful art, accessories. Could not have been better. Best of all was dealing w/ the owner. Mindy was delightful in every way. We felt so much security working with her during the booking process and during our stay. 5 star plus rating. Gail & Glenn

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Great place to stay in Kona

Reviewed by John and Susan

Date 02/05/2017

We stayed at this condo from 1/18/17 to 1/25/17 and found it to be a terrific place. The master bedroom and bath were spacious and clean and the bed was very comfortable. We had extra guests for several days who used and enjoyed the guest bedroom and guest bathroom, and there was plenty of room. the entire condo was very clean and well appointed, and all of the appliances (dishwasher, range, refrigerator, washer, dryer) functioned well and appeared to be very new. One of our favorite features was the beautiful lanai that has an exceptional view of the ocean around the 12th hole of the gol...

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Reviewed by Robert

Date 01/17/2017

We had a great stay at your condo. The location is excellent. The views are fantastic! While the condo needs some updating it was very clean and well maintained. It shows the owner cares.

Lovely stay

Reviewed by Ed

Date 12/19/2016

Three friends and i spent ten leisurely days in December at Mindy's pretty condo in a beautiful resort complex by the ocean. Mindy is a delight to speak with (only had phone contact, as we were in different cities), and made me feel I'd made the right choice of condo long before I saw it. The two-bedroom, two bath condo is on the lower floor of a two-story building. Most of the units appear to be in shared two and three story buildings sprinkled about a huge, lushly landscaped property, very well maintained. We felt we had one of the best views, as we looked out over a peaceful golf cours...

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Reviewed by Judith & Joseph Tanner

Date 10/24/2016

We vacationed on Kona from Oct. 11-19. Condo was wonderful and we can't say enough about it. It was very clean and had everything that you needed. The view from the lanai was the perfect place to sit in the morning with a cup of coffee to see the sunrise and to sit in the evening to see the sunset. The owners were very easy to work with and was always available to answer any questions that we had. They allowed us to have a late check out as our flight did not leave until 10pm. We have been back to 4 days and it is still all we talk about. Would and have recommended it to all our fr...

Wonderful condo, beautiful sunset views

Reviewed by Maria Torre

Date 09/03/2016

We enjoyed our stay here very much. The condo had everything we needed, including beach chairs and a cooler. The view from the lanai was breath taking especially at sunset. We enjoyed having breakfast on the lanai everyday. The condo was clean and comfortable. Kitchen was well equipped. There was more than enough room for our family of four. We enjoyed the pool and recreation area as well. The only disappointment was that the ocean view pool was closed the week we were there.

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Reviewed by Ellie

Date 06/14/2016

My husband and two children (aged 13 and 11) recently stayed at Kanaloa at Kona in unit 1502 and had a wonderful time. The condo is very nicely furnished and stocked with everything that you need and the views of the golf course and ocean are stunning. The sunset view from the lanais is probably one of the best on the entire island! That we had beach chairs, a cooler, and beach gear to use was such a nice added bonus - we felt at home. The location is perfect - close to everything. I would recommend this unit to anyone and we are already planning when we might be able to return.

Reviewed by Tim and Jen

Date 05/23/2016

The condo was clean and very nicely laid out. We enjoyed the peaceful view and quite that this corner condo had to offer for us and our two girls. The coolers, boogie boards and snorkel gear were an extra treat that we enjoyed. We would rent this condo again without any hesitation.

Great location to everything and amazing lanai view of water and the golf course

Reviewed by S. Okita

Date 05/03/2016

We had a great time at this condo. It was spacious enough and worked well for our family stay. It is centrally located to everything and we loved it for it's lanai providing a great view! We also loved the new decor! It was clean and the kitchen was well stocked. We loved to go up to our favorite restaurants very close by within the shopping center, up the hill from the resort. We drove to the most historical spots within hours of the day and back and it was just a few minutes drive for our favorite beaches from the condo. At the end of the evening, it was heavenly to soak in the hot ...

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Needs Updating and Repair

Reviewed by larry

Date 02/28/2016

The owners are new so apparently have not had time to make needed changes. The condo is serviceable, but is very dated. Nearly every surface should be replaced to achieve a more sanitary situation (e.g., tile with lots of grout everywhere). The carpet has a large patch and shows a traffic pattern. The kitchen cabinets are low quality and show wear. There are two pocket doors in the master bath. The one that separates the bath from the bedroom takes significant effort to move and makes noise in that process. The showerheads should be replaced. The condo is located just across a narrow...

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Reviewed by Stacy

Date 01/21/2016

Our family recently stayed here for 4 nights in the New Year. We absolutely loved the condo. It had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay. The unit is up to date, clean and well equipped. It has a nice, large lanai, view of the ocean and golf course, and is on the 1st floor. The condo was more spacious than we expected, and is in a great location! Looking at the map, we thought we'd be far from the pools on the property, but the condo development was a bit smaller than we expected, and each pool is conveniently located within just a short walk from the unit. We also really loved ...

Reviewed by Robert

Date 01/14/2019

Kanaloa condo 3602 is exceptional! The condo looks new and is decorated beautifully, the view is magnificent, the sound of the ocean is heaven. There is a good separation of space between the neighboring building, and although there was a family of 5 staying on the second floor above, it really didn't bother us! The beds were super comfortable, the linens and towels high quality, and the kitchen was equipped with everything one could need. There are some books and games and beach towels (and even hand weights!) for guests to use, and in the shed outside are boogey boards and beach chairs. ...

Reviewed by Jim

Date 01/02/2019

What a beautiful condo! We had such a wonderful, relaxing time here. It has a great view of the ocean. We ate breakfast on the balcony each morning, listening to the surf while watching the people in kayaks and on paddle boards. The condo is attractively decorated, has a well-equipped kitchen, comfortable beds -- everything was perfect. This was our third visit to the Big Island and this was the nicest place we've stayed at. Highly recommended. Thanks for everything, Lonna!

Reviewed by Jeff

Date 11/30/2018

Many business associates of mine have stayed in this condo over time and the report I heard over and over was, yes we would go out and do great stuff on the big island, yet we couldn't wait to get back to the condo. As my mother used to say, "there is nowhere as nice as your own back yard". and when it comes to this condo, I think she was right.The view is wonderful, the condo has amenities we couldn't have anticipated. Binoculars in the front closet. Super clean, and I couldn't have thanked Lona enough for actually sending a text during the week about a lettuce recall. Wonderful host, w...

Reviewed by Michael

Date 10/14/2018

I don’t know about you but sometimes when a night out is perfect I hesitate to try and duplicate it because it often falls short the 2nd time around. Well we chose to stay at Kanaloa at Kona in condo #3602 6 years after our first visit. I didn’t think this stay could possibly exceed our previous experience but it did! While checking off all of the vacation boxes for relaxation, ocean view, pool time, convenience, great restaurants nearby etc this condo and it’s owner Lonna went above and beyond making us feel at home. We went to several of her, “mostly for locals” restaurants, including...

Reviewed by Yvon Blanchard

Date 10/03/2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Lonna was excellent.. Very easy to get holld of. Very friendly and accommodating. The condo had everything we needed.. And more.. Beautifully decorated. Four of us had lots of room and privacy. . The location was excellent... Very quiet.. The pools were very clean.. The whole complex was very clean.. And quiet when we were there. The location was very handy for shopping.. Restaurants.. Beaches... This is one of the nicest condos we have ever stayed in.. Highly recommend it!!! Mahalo!!!

Reviewed by John

Date 09/17/2018

The condo was very clean inside, we got there early and everything was ready for us. There was plenty of plates, bowls & all the cooking utensils for cooking anything you can imagine. The condo was recently redone inside and was very nice. There was tennis rackets, tennis balls beach towels, so you did not have to go out to the store to enjoy the property. The condo resorts pool area and tennis courts were very maintained. I would come back there soon. Kanaloa is very close to the grocery store, movie theater and drug store. We had a great stay at unit 3602

Reviewed by William

Date 08/14/2018

Condo is spacious, clean and extremely well organized. Kitchen has everything one could want. Beautiful view and very close to great beaches. Thank you so much Lonna.

Reviewed by Kimberly

Date 07/01/2018

This condo was the perfect getaway for my family of four (husband, 2 teenage daughters and myself). This was our first time on the Big Island and we could not have been more pleased with location, amenities, the grounds, and the wonderful owner. Lonna was the perfect hostess and communicated with us from the time we booked until we left the island. From the minute we walked in, we felt like we were in someones home. The kitchen was stocked and the decor had the perfect Hawaiian touch without going overboard. We spent most of our days touring the island and loved coming home to the comfo...

Reviewed by David

Date 06/22/2018

The condo was great. It was well furnished and like new. Good location near shopping and ocean view. Definitely recommend a vacation to Kanaloa at Kona.

Reviewed by Sharon

Date 06/08/2018

From the very beginning we were impressed by not only the condo itself but also the way we were treated by the owners and Aloha condos. When entering the condo we were treated to a nice welcoming note with complementary water, chocolate covered macadamia nuts, kona coffee, and a beach bag! Really sweet! Then we looked through the condo and were ecstatic at the accommodations. We have stayed in lots of condos through the years and this was by far the best ! The lanai over looks the water and was the place we spent every morning with a cup of coffee . The kitchen was stocked with everything y...

Reviewed by Joan Wasser

Date 05/26/2018

We definitely agree with the five star rating on this condo. Beautifully appointed, very clean, a kitchen that is better stocked for cooking than many private homes, and a beautiful location on Keahou bay. It is located in a perfect spot for activities both north, south, or in Kilua-Kona; and after a days activities it is so nice to cook a meal, relax on the lanai and watch the manta ray viewing boats and the beautiful lights of the hotel across the bay. Lonna and Mike are very gracious hosts......they pay attention to the details that make the difference between a good and an excellent pla...

Reviewed by Melissa

Date 05/25/2018

We love to travel to Hawaii every year and the Big Island has become our favorite island and now we have found the perfect condo to stay at on our annual trip to paradise. It is gorgeous furnished and decorated, super spacious, and has super comfortable furniture. If you have stayed in condos in Hawaii you understand. Plenty of room for a family of 4 to have space even on vacation. We loved the Lanai which was situated right on the water with waves crashing and boats and dolphins passing. Perfect for sunrise coffee every day. We know the area well and the location of this condo is absol...

Reviewed by Diane

Date 04/04/2018

We stayed at Kanaloa for 10 nights and really enjoyed our stay. The condo was perfect for us (2 couples) as we explored the greater Kona area. We were thrilled with how well appointed the condo was and enjoyed having everything we could possibly need (from kitchen accessories to beach chairs and towels) right at our finger tips. We were weren't exploring or at the beach, we enjoyed playing tennis, recreating in the pool areas, grilling a locally raised, grass fed tenderloin, and sipping Kona coffee every morning on the lanai. Lonna was extremely helpful and communicative in the pre trip pla...

Reviewed by Robert

Date 03/17/2018

The condo was excellent. The place was decorated very, very nicely. Everything you needed was right there. The view from the balcony was excellent. I would highly recommend this location and this unit.

Reviewed by Margaret A

Date 02/25/2018

Thank you for providing such a wonderful place for us. Everything was top notch. Your condo was lovely and provided us with everything that we needed to make our stay so comfortable. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for commendations. Hope to come and stay with you again.

Reviewed by Jeffrey

Date 02/10/2018

Stayed here for three weeks. Condo was plenty large enough with lovely furniture. It was very well stocked with all the fun stuff for adventures; the binoculars were a particularly nice touch. Location overlooking the bay was awesome! Watching the waves crash while having a morning coffee was a great way to start the day. The unit was very well equipped with all utensils required for cooking. Community BBQs on property were great for meeting people from different places and learning about their Big Island experiences. Only thing stopping this from being a 5 star was the internet...

Reviewed by Rhonda

Date 01/12/2018

Absolutely beautiful condo, well-appointed kitchen along with updated bathrooms. Views from lanai are exceptional. Tennis rackets and balls, beach chairs, umbrella, boogie board and coolers all provided.

Reviewed by Daniel

Date 12/20/2017

We've stayed in #3602 several times and can't wait to return each time we leave. We absolutely love sitting on the lanai and watching all the activity in the 2 bays. You will never be bored staring at this ocean. The condo is exceptionally well stocked with every item any tenant could possibly need and the owners/on island contact are very prompt to respond to any requests. Never have we seen any type of "bug" - IT IS SPOTLESSLY CLEAN. We do love the front door porch geckos who love to sun themselves in the afternoon sun and greet us after a day of adventures. Could not ask for a b...

Reviewed by Angeline

Date 11/06/2017

My husband and I had the most comfortable stay at Lonna and Mike's condo. I will go out on a limb and say it is probably the nicest condo at Kanaloa. It is very tastefully decorated and the lanai has the most perfect view of the ocean. Very private. We loved having coffee on the lanai in the morning and seeing the manta ray boats every night. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you could possibly need as well as beach essentials and more for everything else. All of the equipment was in excellent condition. I also would like to say that Lonna was so kind to communicate with me befor...

Reviewed by Roxanne

Date 10/19/2017

Mike and Lonna, have made this Condo a very special place for those special moments in your life. It is a very comfortable and homey place to stay. The Lanai is more private then most due to the location of this Condo. The view is great from the Lanai as well as the couch inside. At night we would sit on the Lanai and watch the Boats come in for the Manta Ray Dive in front of the Sheraton. We watched several dolphin pods go by the mouth of the Harbor. When the whales are going through you can watch them as well. We sat on Lanai watched the Sunrise over the hills and drank our coffee i...

Reviewed by Linda

Date 05/04/2017

This is a wonderful condo we have stayed at twice. The beds are very comfortable, kitchen well appointed, and the lanai has a wonderful view of the cove. We sat had had breakfast every morning on the lanai listening to the waves crash. There are chairs, snorkel equipment, boogie boards, coolers, etc. everything you could need for an unforgettable stay. Will be comming back!

Reviewed by The Kehlers

Date 04/18/2017

We have stayed in Hawiian VRBO condos in the past but Kanaloa at Kona, Condo 3602, has been by far the nicest location to date. Not only was the private location a bonus but the upgraded condo itself was beyond our expectations. The quality furnishings, appliances and decorating decor certainly enhanced this 5 star space. The condo itself was excellent but the communication and prompt responses to any queries we had with the owners was well beyond anything we have experienced before. The Perry's went out of their way to make our Big Island vacation a joy and memorable experience. We...

Reviewed by Trish

Date 03/23/2017

Our family of three stayed at this condo for six nights in February 2017. We were impressed by how well equipped and comfortable the unit was. Also, it looks out over a secluded bay. It was peaceful and relaxing and we would highly recommend this unit.

Reviewed by Judy

Date 03/02/2017

Pictures do not do this beautiful place justice; it is simply gorgeous, inside & out. The pools were very clean & water temperature perfect. Our condo was outfitted with everything you could possibly need, from kitchen equipment to umbrellas, to huge beach towels, & more.

Reviewed by DIETER

Date 02/22/2017

This condo was top notch! Beautifully decorated with above average appliances and a view that is out of this world! Any issues a rising from our stay were promptly dealt with. Great communications with the owners and local caretaker. The amenities on the complex are well kept and the employees are very helpful and pleasant. Would highly recommend this unit! Thank you for a wonderful stay!

Reviewed by Daniel

Date 12/23/2016

We had a great stay for a month at Kanaloa at Kona, Condo 3602. We have stayed many times at the complex and we have found that unit 3602 is situated with the optimal view of all the units at Kanaloa, and the best lanai for "baywatch" over Heeia and Keauhou bays. There is always activity and it is a great place to start and end every day. The condo has absolutely every single detail covered, it has everything you might need to go for a week or multiple months without feeling like you are missing anything. The owner has also done an amazing job with the furnishings and the decor, it feel...

Reviewed by Darrell and Carolyn Curtis

Date 10/26/2016

This is our second time visiting Kailua Kona and both times we chose Unit 3602 at Kanalou at Kona. This unit is located ideally on the property for privacy and beautiful views of the ocean and bay from the large lanai and living area!! The complex and grounds are very well maintained, as are the three pools and hot tubs. The condo has many special touches of the Hawaiian culture and is beautifully decorated. The kitchen is large and well equipped with everything a gourmet cook would need. The beds are top of the line and very comfortable. Both bathrooms are extremely large and beautifully...

Reviewed by Brian

Date 09/02/2016

We had the pleasure of staying in 3602 for 8 nights. It was very comfortable for our family of 4. We found the condo to be very nice with high quality furnishings and decorations. Upon arrival it was spotless. A nice note and a small welcome gift greeted us when we walked in. We felt very welcomed. They turned the A/C on so it was so relaxing when walking in! The bathrooms where super nice! A/C was wonderful. The kitchen is well stocked. Parking is free. The community is quiet and very well kept. 3602 sits right up off a secluded cove and has a beautiful view of the ocean. ...


Reviewed by Nicole

Date 05/21/2016

The reservation, the practical technicalities, the indication with Lonna Perry, the owner were more than easy and helpful. The condo was better than advertised so weell equiped, the kitchen in particular and was spotless. I should add that the sound of the waves is a music that enchant the atmosphere. Lonna was more than helpfull when we decided to extend our stay. Thank you, I just wish to be back. Nicole

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Reviewed by Lee Anne

Date 03/29/2016

Lonny I just would like to say that your condo was perfect for our stay in Kona. From the ease of booking and the great information provided prior to our visit you took care of everything. We loved the condo and the location. The size of the rooms and the lovely updates in the kitchen and bathrooms made us feel like we were staying at a friends home and not some impersonal hotel. We came and went at our leisure and enjoyed the ground around the complex including the Oceanside pool. You thought of absolutely everything when stocking the condo including all the household items but ...

Reviewed by Roy

Date 03/08/2016

What a great experience. Before during and after our stay. The check in directions were perfect and we arrived with zero issues. There was a problem with our stay though, it seemed to go by way too fast and was over before we knew it. Condo facilities were outstanding and we especially liked the Oceanside pool and hot tub. The condo itself is an exceptional bargain when compared to the price of any hotel with a full ocean view. The condo and condo grounds are very well maintained and there is even a small fresh herb garden that can be used if you decide to cook. Of course with the amount...

One of the best at Kanaloa

Reviewed by Kim

Date 02/29/2016

Our most recent visit was our third time for this unit. Over the years we have stayed at at least 5 other units at Kanaloa and 3602 has been the best of the bunch. It has a great view of keahou bay. The entrance is more private than most since there is a wide expanse of grass separating it from the next building over. It's nicely appointed and the owners have added a very comfortable pad to the bed. There are two roll down sun screens on the lanai that most other units do not have. However, one of them has a broken pulley assembly so care must be used to raise and lower it. The owners have ...

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Reviewed by Gerald

Date 01/26/2016

Kanaloa at Kona has to be the nicest vacation rental of all those in which we have stayed. The layout/design of the condo with two bedrooms and two bathrooms was perfect for the three of us. The view of the bay and ocean from the lanai and windows was spectacular. It's every bit as nice as it looks in the pictures. The décor and finishes throughout were well done, and the condo was very clean. The condo was well supplied with paper goods, kitchen utensils and necessities - everything needed for our stay. We appreciated the welcome gifts (water, coffee, etc.) after a long flight. The ...

Reviewed by Suzanne

Date 01/11/2016

My family and I have been visiting the Big Island annually for the last 30+ years and spent the majority of our visits at Kanaloa at Kona. For the most part, our accomodations were pleasant but nothing to write home about. After a particularly terrible condo in 2014, we decided to spend the extra money on something that was a bit nicer on the water rather than looking at a torn down golf course. And BOY was it worth it! 3602 is by far the nicest condo we've ever had the pleasure of staying at. Not only is it impeccably designed, cleaned, and up-kept - it's also VERY well stocked (and org...

Reviewed by Ryan

Date 10/26/2015

GREAT condo! We enjoyed our vacation on the Big Island and staying at this condo (3602) made the experience even more enjoyable. Right on the water. Great morning and evening views! Very easy to access and close to an array of activities and events. (Location, Location, Location) It is a very well kept condo. Modern, clean, and comfortable. Grounds are well cared for too. Wish we could have stayed longer! Looking forward to the next time.

Reviewed by Kelly

Date 07/02/2015

What a wonderful place to stay! Beautiful, clean, petfect location. We hope to return with my mom next year and will try to get this unit again. Thank you for a perfect stay!

Reviewed by findvanessa

Date 04/07/2015

We arrived to our Condo to a very nice basket full of fruit and muffins jams wonderful avocados and a nice welcome card! Very nice view of the bay / Ocean! The condo was great, Lonna has thought of everything you could possibly need while staying at this condo. Nice cooking ware, nice furnishings, also things for the beach,chairs towels,coolers boogie boards. snorkeling equipment You name it and it was almost guaranteed it was on site! The only thing that I was not happy with is the master Bedroom and bathroom did not get much cool air from the AC. But with the ceiling fan and the two oth...

Reviewed by Medstar47

Date 02/25/2015

Beautifully furnished, clean, great view, fully equipped with up-to-date items, wonderful lanai for eating meals, convenient parking, quiet area and close to stores for groceries and other items. The cost was reasonable. When we arrived we saw a sign saying they would be drilling the sidewalks near our condo to refurbish them during our stay which at first concerned us. They only worked a couple days and it didn't create a disturbance for us at all. If you want a beach to swim in within walking distance, this isn't the spot. They do have several pools, including one that overlooks the...

Reviewed by JohnR4549

Date 11/12/2014

This is one of the nicest condos we have ever stayed in on the Big Island. The condo is beautifully decorated and felt like home. The bed and living room coaches were really comfortable. The bathrooms and showers were great. The kitchen was equipped with everything you need - lots of glasses, dishes and pots and pans. Dishwasher and laundry soap were available for use. We took advantage of the chairs and umbrella located in the storage shed. It is a short walk down to the Keauhou Canoe Club where we went out and paddled two mornings in a double hull canoe. We saw spinner dolphins bo...

Reviewed by traveler289

Date 10/21/2014

Condo 3602 is fantastic--high grade updates and extremely clean. Even though there was a change of ownership between the time we rented and the time we arrived, everything went without a hitch. The new owners gave us a welcome basket that was much appreciated and enjoyed. We have stayed at Kanaloa before and enjoyed the peaceful setting and this condo is by far the nicest. The view was great and we so much enjoyed spending time on the lanai. We would definitely like to return and would recommend it to anyone.

Reviewed by Haolepat

Date 10/05/2014

Air conditioning is a must at that time of year in the cove. Needed more Kleenex....had to buy own. Beautiful view and the condo is decorated very nicely...not too Hawaiian but just enough. I usually stay in 2003 so it was nice to be away from the roaring ocean and all those stairs. Couldn't find any vases for the lovely flowers we bought at the farmers market so had to buy one which we left there. Well equipped kitchen.

Reviewed by iamspoild

Date 05/19/2014

My wife & I vacation in Kona at least once a year. This condo costs a bit more than where we typically stay, but it was worth every penny. We stayed two weeks this time. It’s an ocean front unit with a spacious lanai positioned along a cove – so you can enjoy the waves without being awoken by intermittent pounding of being on the point. It also sits pleasantly far from any road noise. The perfect little place nestled amongst lush tropical foliage. Nice neighbors too. The grounds, pools, and BBQ areas are kept neat and tidy – and parking is reserved. The unit is beautifully fur...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/12/2014

We had a wonderful time at your condo, amazing view Very clean , I had to keep you information, I fact I would like to reserved again for next year. The beach is just right there. During our walk we have spotted several dolphin . Very easy access to restaurant , market , snorkel . We all have a wonderful time just seating in the lanai. Again amazing condo ! Beautiful view.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/05/2014

We spent 4 nights at this beautiful spot just S of Kona. I read positive reviews online and they didn't disappoint. The condo was very spacious and fit a family of 4 very well. The condo's views were picturesque and we enjoyed listening to the waves crash on the rock beach. This condo has one of the best views in this location. Beds were comfy, plenty of places to sit and relax, 2 beautiful tiled bathrooms, kitchen fully equipped, lots and lots of closet space, Tv's in each bedroom (although who has time to watch!) -we didn't want for anything! They supplied beach towels and boogie ...

Reviewed by Kim

Date 03/01/2014

Our recent stay was our second in this unit and we have already reserved the same period for next year. Very well appointed ground level unit with the lanai angled perfectly for a beautiful view of the ocean and the small bay below where surfers are treated with great wave action. There is public access to the rocky beach about a 100 yards or so from the unit. Each unit has a covered parking stall and this unit's owners have boogie boards, snorkels,beach towels, beach chairs,etc for our use. The development is well maintained with 3 pools,tennis courts,ping pong table,several Bbq's and conc...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/18/2014

Condo 3602 was clean, with well stocked kitchen and recreational gear and the condo was the best in the 10 plus visits to the Kona coast. Ac kept the place cool and comfortable. View from the lanai was to nice to describe.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/06/2014

The condo was beautifully appointed, very clean, comfortable, the views spectacular, the area quiet; all in all an experience we plan to repeat!

Reviewed by Chernikovs

Date 01/03/2014

We stayed at the condo during Christmas week and enjoyed every moment. We originally wanted to stay in the hotel but changed our mind and were very happy about it. There was a lot more space where we can spread out and rest after busy day. The condo is very well equiped (beach towels, underwater camera, games, dvds). Kitchen had cooking oil, vinegar, spices and condiments in the refrigerator. Everything is ready for you to cook. Beds were comfortable. Everything was clean. Outdoor patio is great for dining out day or night or relaxing during the day. The only complaint was about the b...

Reviewed by Barb and Ed

Date 11/17/2013

My husband and I spent a week here and loved it. The unit has been tastefully and thoughtfully updated, is very comfortable, has everything you would need, is very spacious, and has a beautiful , peaceful view of Keauhou Bay. We even saw a whale! We will be back next year.

Reviewed by Terri

Date 10/02/2013

Unit 3602 was even more beautiful than the pictures depicted! Very clean, tastefully furnished, and beautifully decorated with a spectular view of the ocean! I would highly recommend this condo to anyone wanting to visit the Big Island.

Reviewed by Phyllis

Date 09/30/2013

We had the master bedroom and loved the topper on the mattress very comfortable. Had everything to make our visit enjoyable. Especially enjoyed the view from the lanai and spent lots of time there. The pools were great and the location was very central to the town and for getting groceries. Also good for walking.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/11/2013

We rented this condo during our 4 night stay in the BI. From the moment we arrived at Kanaloa at Kona we were impressed by all the beautiful tropical gardens surrounding the condos. Our condo was right on the waters edge of a private black rock bay. We loved looking out from our private deck at the water. The lights across the bay at night of the Sheraton were amazing. We also enjoyed the provided binoculars to check out the turtles swimming in the bay and the outrigger trips from the Sheraton. It was quiet and private and we seemed to have the resort to oursleves in June. We loved the...

Reviewed by Northern Traveler

Date 05/15/2013

Konaloa at Kona is a great location, quiet, beautiful view, secure resort. Condo 3602 lives up to all the photos on the internet - really it has everything. Look in the parking spot shed before buying boogie boards. There is even a cooler in the lani storage closet.I can't imagine wanting more than you get with this resort or this condo. My only reservation would be it is a downstairs unit so you can hear the folks upstairs walking around, flushing toilets etc. - you may or may not notice this depending on what you are used to. For the price - you can't beat this condo.

Reviewed by jmgsworld

Date 04/30/2013

Kanaloa at Kona Condo 3602 is simply the best condo (or hotel) facility we have ever stayed at. The unit was extremely clean, very well furnished, very well appointed, and had all the comforts that you would want in a vacation condo. We found everything we needed (and more) for a very comfortable stay. The view is fantastic and each of us spent a great deal of time out on the deck in comfy chairs staring at the surf, boats, weather and people in the water. The grounds are beautiful and well kept. The three pools and multiple BBQ units were always clean and in top shape. We truly hated to le...

Reviewed by Shogren Family

Date 04/14/2013

This was our first time to the Big Island. This condo was top notch. Very clean, well stocked with everything we needed. When we return to the Big Island we will rent this condo without looking at others. We loved our stay. The Shogren Family.

Reviewed by Kim

Date 03/03/2013

We liked the adjacent unit 3601 the year before but couldn't book it for the time we wanted but we were able to book 3602 for most of Feb. 2013. We are glad it turned out that way because 3602 was much nicer inside. It apparently had been recently updated at considerable cost according to another owner who knows the owners. Also, the lanai, which faces south-southwest, has a much better, wider view of the bay and the ocean but without the sun beating in on you. There was no need to drop the sun screens. The unit is quite private and quiet. The only building you see from the lanai or main li...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/10/2013

This was our second stay at Kanaloa at Kona, and our first stay in unit 3602. We loved it! Having stayed in the same building, but different unit, previously, we knew we would spend much of our time on the lanai. Such a wonderful spot. Unit 3602 is stunning, with top notch decor throughout. In between our first stay, and the most recent, we traveled to Maui. We determined that Kona is the spot for us when you get much more bang for your buck. My only concern with this unit is the either the owners will sell it, or that it will become so popular we have difficulty booking it in the...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/03/2013

This was our first stay on the big island, and we could not have been happier with condo 3602. The unit was very nicely furnished, much more so than many other rentals we've used before. It was clear that the owners decorated and maintained the unit with great care. The view from the Lanai was exceptional. The overall property was also great, we especially liked the ocean pool and views. We hope to return and would love to stay in this particular unit again!

Reviewed by Suzuki

Date 11/28/2012

Everything was perfect! This was my dream. Except only two things. One is about the phone which didn't work as low battery when we arrived. The other one is I couldn't find the concierge during my stay for the private condo... I didn't know why: it might be bad timing evey each time. Anyway I satisfied very much even these two things were missing. Thank you.

Reviewed by Mary and Don

Date 10/24/2012

We just ended a week's stay in Unit 3602. We hated to leave this beautifully located condo. The unit has absolutely everything you need to make your vacation experience the best. The Unit was spotlessly clean and is beautifully furnished and maintained. The bathrooms are gorgeous! We looked at the unit online, but in person it was more than we expected. This is a beautiful condo in a perfect setting. We will be back.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/04/2012

Beautiful location, very quiet, lovely condo. All the amenities we needed in a perfect setting. Everything was just as described, and could not have been better. Rarely saw other guests on the property. Didn't use the pools on the property.

Reviewed by Michael

Date 09/21/2012

The Keauhou area of the big island is the ideal place to enjoy a relaxing and active vacation. It is not touristy like saying in town and yet shopping and restaurants are within walking distance. The Kanaloa at Kona condos get as close to perfection as is possible without owning your own unit and living there full time. 3602 in particular is the condo of choice. While the complex is very well maintained and quiet the specific location of 3602 is ideal. The lanai is directly next to a semi private cove making quick dips in the ocean to snorkel or swim very convenient. The condo is well a...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/21/2012

The staff was very helpful and friendly. The condo was wonderful comfortable and clean. The location was perfect. There was so many things to do on the island we could not get to them all. The view from the lanai was breathtaking. We had so much fun snorkeling in the bay we were sorry to have to leave.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/17/2012

We have stayed in many condos over the years, but #3602 was by far the best stay! The condo is beautifully decorated with all the amenities one could possibly need or want. Our special place was the lanai with the view overlooking the cove below. My husband and I would actually play on the beach in the morning and come back to the condo in the afternoons and evenings to just spend quiet time on the lanai soaking in the tropical wonder. The Kanaloa is a quiet property and very well groomed and maintained! All dealing with aloha condo were prompt and professional. They are very user friendly...

Reviewed by Southern California Couple

Date 07/05/2012

The picture accurately captures the view from the lanai at 3602, where we ate every single meal. The condo was incredibly comfortable, quiet, very well equipped, and easy to settle into. The view over the bay was lovely, especially in the mornings, when we even saw some spinner dolphins traveling through. We were a short walk or a short drive to fantastic snorkeling, and we did night snorkeling with the manta rays right next to the nearby Sheraton. We would definitely stay here again!

Reviewed by Nancy

Date 05/21/2012

This condo was great! Very nice furnishings. Really makes you appreciate a good vacation when you have a nice place to stay. The view is great. One thing we would have done was opt for the air conditioning, not easy for women to put their makeup on when it's too warm. Would go back there anytime. Thank you.

Reviewed by Travelqueen

Date 04/24/2012

Perfect view from lanai, lots of activity to whatch in small bay. Every little convenience was thoughtfully provided, and we felt just as if this was our own home. The condo was sparkling clean on arrival and every detail of booking from beginning to end was perfectly handled. We have stayed in other condos in this area of Kona and this was by far our best visit.

Reviewed by Audrey

Date 03/09/2012

It was all good, the Condo was beautifully decorated and equipted with everything you would require. Location was great for us and 5 minutes away were all the ammenities one would every need. Waking up to the sound of the ocean every mornig with coffee and a good book in hand on the Lania, watching the sun rise was how I spent my 1st hour of every day. How great is that!!!

Reviewed by Postie307

Date 01/22/2012

We stayed in condo 3702 from January 4 to Jan 20, 2012. Would have stayed longer but it was already rented. We also stayed in this condo in February 2010. This condo has everything you need. Tons of linens and towels. Great appliances and cooking utensils. It is very large. Sleeps 6 with 2 bathrooms. Absolutely wonderful view from the lanai watching the waves and surfers. Sound of the ocean puts you to sleep at night. Pictures on the net are exactly what you get when you arrive. Very comfortable. We wouldnt hesitate to recommend this condo.

Reviewed by Darren Z

Date 01/08/2012

Can't beat the location for the price. As a main floor unit, we did find the guests above a little loud with very heavy feet. Air conditioning was a little tricky to figure out as well but after the cleaning lady came, it worked great (but we never did find out what she did). Lanai was wonderfully relaxing. Being right on the bay was also a bonus for Kayak rentals and snorkelling.

Reviewed by Rex

Date 12/19/2011

We shared unit 3602 with another couple and the layout was all we could ask for. It was very quiet and we enjoyed the view from the lanai while having breakfast, reading a book, or just kicking back and visiting. The wall colors in the unit were very soothing, and web pictures we right on!

Reviewed by Missy

Date 12/05/2011

The condo is beautifully furnished and exceeded all our needs. I loved the soft sheets. The view from the lanai is gorgeous - we never tired of watching the outrigger canoes and kayaks depart and return. It was very easy to rent the condo and extremely pleasant dealing with management. All our questions were answered and we thoroughly enjoyed our week at 3602. We'll be back in 2012!

Reviewed by Alberta family

Date 01/11/2019

This is a great place to stay for a family. We enjoyed the convenience of the grocery store up the hill from the condo, the choice of 3 pools equipped with BBQs and that it had the option of air conditioning which we used. It was comfortable and clean and came with beach towels, a small cooler and an umbrella for the beach. We purchased a boogie board for our kids from Costco and left it there for the owners and the next family to use. The updated kitchen was a pleasure to use but I found myself looking for some basics such as salt and sugar unsuccessfully. There were several condiments...

Reviewed by Wayne & Carol

Date 01/15/2018

The Big Island of Hawaii is one of our favourite places to spend a vacation. This was our second, 3 week, stay at Condo 703 at Kanaloa at Kona. We were greeted with a wonderful fruit basket featuring locally grown tropical fruits. On our third day Pam surprised us with a beautiful arrangement of flowers in recognition of our 50th wedding anniversary. This spacious two bedroom condo also afforded us the opportunity to have our son and his family visit us for 8 days. A property manager, provided by Pam, promptly addresses any needs one may have. Many hours of relaxing, taking advantage of t...

Reviewed by Rachel

Date 10/25/2017

We had a lovely stay. The condo was very comfortable and furnished nicely. We loved the location - and the views from the lanai over the golf course made for a relaxing breakfast and coffee spot. The pools on the complex were clean and we enjoyed taking our young son for swims. We would definitely recommend this place to friends.

Reviewed by Tommy-O

Date 08/09/2016

We came back to this condo for a second time. Same as a year ago, we were greeted by a lovely welcome basket with fresh fruits and chocolates, always a great way to start one's vacation. We really enjoyed the fruits, and even went to the farmer's market in Keauhou Shopping Center to buy some more. The room was in excellent shape, decor being nice and comfortable. No noise from the upstairs,which could be bothersome at some condos in Kanaloa with upper floors. We were healed by the beautiful sound made by the wind chime in the lanai. The premise of Kanaloa, with pools and oceans, was...

Reviewed by Pam M

Date 04/26/2015

This condo has been updated with a 60" TV, many new kitchen items including silverware, glassware, cooking utensils, etc. All carpets and lanais have been professionally cleaned. Living room furniture has been updated and is very comfortable. This condo is in a quiet & peaceful location that overlooks the golf course with mountains in the background. All the creature comforts that you need are right here, waiting for you to enjoy!!

Reviewed by carina e

Date 10/28/2014

We stayed 2 weeks in Pam's condo. The place was clean, very spacious and nicely decorated. The kitchen had everything one needs. Also the washing mashine and dryer came in handy with a bunch of triathletes. There was also two parking spots which was excellent as we had two cars. Communication with Pam went smoothly prior to arrival. She always replied quickly and helped out whenever needed. I can't really think of anything bad. If the condo had ocean view and was located a little closer to Kona we would have rated it "excellent"! Stay at Pam's -you won't regret it!

Reviewed by WB

Date 01/10/2019

We were pleasantly surprised with the condition of the Condo as it has recently been given new carpet and has extremely nice decor. I don't recall seeing some of these details on the ad when I booked (a couple of months ahead) but it all makes for an excellent presentation. The rooms are spacious and comfy, and the community is close enough that we were able to walk a few minutes to join with the other families in our party. My family appreciated each having their own bed and bath spaces, and the kitchen had all the needed appliances. We never actually spoke directly with the owner/...

Reviewed by Robin

Date 02/24/2018

There were 6 in our party, four adults and two children. The layout of the condo was great, it was well appointed and clean. It could use a facelift, but met our needs and was in a great location. The people living in the community and the workers were friendly. While we have always stayed oceanfront in Kona in the past we would consider staying here again. Not exactly oceanfront, but very close. It was nice to be in a quiet location. The outside bar on the lanai was a nice surprise.

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Reviewed by Brian

Date 01/23/2018

The condo itself needs updating. We had friends that stayed in another one that was updated and a lot nicer. This is the 2nd time I have stayed in this unit. Its needs some TLC but overall a nice place. Now, the condo POLICE lady is a Nazi. She is an older lady that walks around like a ninja at night busting people in the pools and smoking etc. She could be nicer in her approach to people. She makes you feel like a child that is being scolded.

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Reviewed by Douglas W

Date 02/27/2017

Great location in a lovely resort but unfortunately this condo is badly in need of a good cleaning and update. We arrived to find dirty bedding, hair stuck on the shower doors, smeared tabletops, garbage in the kitchen, and general dirt buildup everywhere. Nothing worse than having to clean someone else's hair out of a tub drain before the water would drain! Heads up on the daily construction noise under us would also have been appreciated.

Reviewed by Michelle

Date 11/22/2016

My friends and I stayed for 2 weeks and loved the area. We enjoyed the easy Access to the pools& jacuzzi, and the grounds were kept clean. As for the condo itself the carpets were gross walking barefoot, and stained. Needs an overall upgrading. Nice partial view of the ocean, and if you like being off the golf course this is a good spot. The staff was wonderful and I'd return for sure. Just not in the same unit.

Reviewed by Namkyun

Date 03/17/2016

Everything was perfect. And when we visit Kona golf course, they have discounted our rate because we are staying at Kanaloa at Kona. Thank you.

Reviewed by Brian

Date 02/23/2016

Condo was Great. Could Use some updating based on the other condos I saw while I was there. Overall had a great time.

Reviewed by Louis

Date 01/03/2016

The condo was perfect for My family of 5. You go out on the patio and see the ocean. Kitchen is stocked really well. Wifi worked great. From the front door you have stairs to get into the condo so it might be hard for some people. I would highly recommend this condo.

Reviewed by Craig and Becky

Date 01/08/2019

When you plan your vacation in Hawaii, you imagine the perfect setting overlooking palm trees, the impossibly blue ocean, an inviting swimming pool and luxurious accommodations, right? Then you will not be disappointed with Kanaloa at Kona 2602. My wife and I have been coming to the Hawaiian islands together since 1976, having visited all of the islands probably 50 times; we LOVE Hawaii. We decided to introduce my cousin and his wife to the Big Island this last November and booked this condo for 10 days. Over the years, we have usually stayed in vacation rental condominiums while in Haw...

Reviewed by John and Suzanne

Date 01/08/2019

We stayed here over Christmas - this was our first trip to Hawaii and everything about this condo was just wonderful! From Lonna's communication prior to our trip, her help with restaurant recommendations, excursions, etc. to the lovely welcome gift upon our arrival, she was the perfect host! This unit is beautifully decorated - we felt at home from the moment we walked in! The overall location was perfect for us - ideally situated in terms of where you'll want to go for dining and activities. KTA Superstore (grocery) is right up the hill and very convenient, as are some nice dining opt...

Reviewed by Craig and Sue

Date 12/09/2018

From the moment we reserved this condo, Lonna was an exceptional host. She checked our flight reservations, and even sent me pictures of the view from the Lanai two days before our arrival. When we walked in, there was a gift collection that just made the entrance so welcoming and thoughtful. 2602 was an amazing condo. The view from the Lanai was even better than the pictures we were sent. Everything about the unit was as promised, and the unit was very clean and modern from lighting above and below the cabinets to a wine cooler.. I needed to do some work from there and the internet...

Reviewed by Christopher J

Date 09/09/2018

Stayed for one week and despite being inconvenienced by rare hurricane had a wonderful stay. The best part was the condo. It was furnished as best as could possibly imagined with books on where to go and what to do, with snorkeling equipment, with cookware and appliances just like home. The view was spectacular with ocean waves booming, throwing water into the air for viewing from the lanai and sunsets unobstructed by only palm trees and the ocean pool. The only disappointment was having to leave.

Reviewed by Andrea

Date 08/04/2018

We just returned from a week and a half stay in Hawaii. This condo was the perfect size for our family. It is beautifully decorated and has everything you could possible need. When we arrived we had a couple gifts waiting for us, which was a very nice touch!! Since our visit was in July we opted to have the air conditioner turned on. This cooled the condo nicely with the exception of the back bedroom. This room gets very hot. There is a floor fan that we ran that helped bring the temperature in there down. The location of this unit is perfect. We sat out on the patio each morning drinki...

Reviewed by The Fosters

Date 07/28/2018

We made a week long trip to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii for our anniversary in July 2018. We honeymooned in Kona after our wedding years ago and we try to get back to the Big Island whenever we can. Kanaloa condo 2602 is a beautiful, luxuriously appointed, oceanfront unit with amazing ocean and sunset views from the lanai! The unit is 5-star across the board! Every detail in Unit 2602 was perfect! The unit is pristine, well thought out, exceptionally clean, and we wanted for nothing during our visit. The kitchen is amazing and everything you might need or want is there. We...

Reviewed by Joyce

Date 05/25/2018

The condo was absolutely perfect and the kitchen was stellar with beautiful counters and new appliances (even though we didn't cook)...even a wine fridge! The entire condo has been recently renovated from top to bottom so it was a pleasure to walk in the door and see the beautiful colors and furnishings chosen...just like in a magazine. We only used one bedroom but that bed was very comfortable, furnishings were quality and the room was quite large. The adjoining bathroom was also quite large and light and bright and cheerful with a wonderful large shower and vanity with two sinks. W...

Reviewed by Sam

Date 05/24/2018

We stayed at Kanaloa #2602 for 11 days in May 2018 and it was possibly the best condo value we've rented on all of our Hawaiian island travels. The owners have literally thought of everything with this condo. The renovated interior, exterior, décor, furnishings, super comfortable beds and upgrades were outstanding. Very spacious interior and deck space made it so we never felt crowded. The closet and shed have everything you'll need (coolers, sunscreen, tennis equipment, snorkel sets, beach umbrellas, boogy boards, beach chairs, even spare sunglasses) to cover all your island equipment need...

Reviewed by Thomas P

Date 05/15/2018

This was probably the best owner-owned condo we’ve ever stayed at. We loved the location, could sit out on the lanai and hear and see the waves crashing. Perfect for relaxing. The owners made sure our every need was met. The furnishings were lovely, mattresses were very comfortable and the cleanliness was noted. We definitely will come back.

Reviewed by Gary and Marie

Date 05/06/2018

There is no question ... this condo at Kanaloa deserves better than 5 star rating - if only a higher rating was available! I has been beautifully remodeled with none of the finer high end details omitted. Tasteful, elegant, homey and Hawaiian all wrapped into an island home away from home. The convenient location is a bonus! Close to grocery, restaurants as well as keeping you island happy. The condo is centrally located between all you would want to visit north, south or east. We would never stay anywhere else when visiting beautiful Kona!

Reviewed by Angela

Date 03/26/2018

When we get back to the Big Island- we would definitely stay here again. Pictures were accurate, good security, beautiful sunsets every night, relaxing and quiet. The condo is beautifully and newly renovated. A great mix of being able to go out to eat and wanting to stay in and barbecued on the grill by the pool- - which were some of our favorite happy hours. The kitchen is well stocked with dining and cooking supplies. But also a 15 minute drive or uber ride from downtown (approx. $20/ride). A nice small white sands beach about 2 miles away. A shopping plaza with a grocery store and mu...

Reviewed by Joan

Date 03/09/2018

Kanaloa at Kona was recommended by a friend because of its central location, privacy and beautifully well maintained condo complex. We always felt safe and secure in the gated complex with plenty of walking paths along the ocean and golf course nearby. Condo 2602 was absolutely perfect for our mother-daughter getaway. The condo has a lovely view of the ocean from the lanai. We especially loved waking up every morning to the sound of ocean waves and birds signing. The evening sunsets were even more beautiful! We felt right at home at #2602. Everything is brand new, very clean and decorated j...

Reviewed by Arie

Date 02/27/2018

We stayed at Kanaloa Condo 2602 for a week in February and it was wonderful! The unit is recently renovated and beautifully decorated. There’s a fully equipped kitchen and a handy guest closet with things for the pool and beach. Incredible sunset views from the lanai overlooking the ocean and pool. Highly recommend it!

Reviewed by PATRICIA

Date 02/26/2018

I recently spent two wonderful weeks at this unit, thrilled with it’s location in the complex and proximity to the pool. From the lanai I could hear the the crashing waves, and from there enjoyed every sunrise, many meals, reading, or painting. I’ve stayed at many vacation rentals through the years, but this one was very special and rose above my expectations. Beautiful cookware, good (and fresh!) spice collection, and great knives and towels. I have already decided to return next year, and although the dates are still in limbo, I’m definitely staying three weeks instead of two. It is ...

Reviewed by Anne

Date 01/31/2018

This condo was absolutely superb. Every detail was taken care of and beautifully presented. Overlooking the ocean and sunsets made it ideal for a relaxing stay. We were celebrating a 50th and 75th family birthday so it was a very special place to be.

Reviewed by Jeff

Date 01/07/2019

Everything about this place was great. Location was very close to restaurants and grocery store. Condo complex had tennis courts, a nice clubhouse, and fabulous pools (including the "ocean pool" with a really nice ocean view). The condo itself was spacious for our family of 5, especially the master bed/bath. The coolers and boogie boards and beach chairs were also a great convenience for our many days at the various beaches on the island. But the main reason we will come back is because the view from the spacious balcony is simply amazing! The way this particular condo juts out and s...

Reviewed by Teresa

Date 11/01/2018

This condo is a bit out of Kona for our preference but that's the only negative. The lanai is just above the water and we loved the sound of crashing waves. On our last day we saw whales breaching. Spinner dolphins and boats were daily entertainment. The condo is spacious and well equiped for a family of 6. The dryer was not working but the owner offered us the use of a dryer in another unit for our stay so we were set..Central air conditioning was an added plus and worked well.

Reviewed by Ronald

Date 10/02/2018

Excellent instructions and easy first entry. The condo overlooks the ocean with a large balcony and lots of seating. The condo was nicely furnished and contemporary with a Hawaiian theme. The kitchen was very well equipped with all you need to cook for your group. The place was clean and had all the supplies you need. Excellent all around and would recommend the unit for a group of 4 to 6. Ron

Reviewed by Donnamarie

Date 09/07/2018

Wonderful Vacation rental.Mark has everything you and your family need for fun and relaxing. We enjoyed the lanai every morning with our coffee and the almost adults in our party enjoyed it at night to discuss navigating the real world! Mark was very accessible to reach especially since we were trying to get over to the island during the recent hurricane. We are excited to return so we can see the Hilo side of the island and would definitely rent the property again. Thankyou for a fantastic time!

Reviewed by Brett

Date 04/30/2018

Our family of six stayed eight nights in condo 2004 at Kanaloa. Upon arrival, were immediately impressed by the deck overlooking the ocean. This was our first time to Hawaii, and we couldn’t have chosen better accommodations! Every room had sounds from the ocean gently in the background. The condo was clean, well stocked, and just as described on the website. The owner was easy to contact when needed. Our four kids appreciated each having their own beds, and we appreciated all the thoughtful inclusions such as binoculars for enjoying the view, a cooler for packing picnics, and beach/pool...

Reviewed by Mary and Tom

Date 12/21/2017

We had a wonderful two-week stay. The condo was very clean, well-appointed with everything you could require for your visit. We were most comfortable and the view from the lanai is "to die for". The complex is just gorgeous with lush vegetation, many colorful birds, 3 pools, a library and the staff who work there are very friendly, helpful and kind. It is situated quite nicely to access town and a small shopping center just up the hill where there is a KTA food market, Long's Drugs, bars, restaurants, etc. Mark is wonderful to work with and responds very quickly to any question or ...

Reviewed by John

Date 05/16/2017

This condo has the best view of the water, can hear the ocean even from the back bedrooms. We have stayed in several condos at Kanaloa, so, have a comparison perspective. Here are a few suggestions to bring it to a 5 star place. The pans and kitchen utensils were outdated, very little spices or condiments to cook with, had to purchase basics like spices, sugar, Kleenex, and extra dishwashing soap. The beds were quite firm, not as comfortable as we enjoy. Adding an extra pillow top mattress pad might be helpful. The location was the best part of our stay, spent most of the time on the ...

Reviewed by Anne and Steve

Date 03/31/2017

We have stayed at this resort several times over the years, in a different unit each time. Unit 2004 is nicely furnished and equipped - not luxurious, but certainly comfortable. The view from the lanai is spectacular. The unit is ideal for a family, since there are four twin-sized beds, and the hardwood floors are easy to keep clean. We particularly appreciated the strong wi-if signal throughout the unit, since we had to bring work along, and it was easy to stay in touch with our offices. The owner was easy to deal with and responsive.

Reviewed by Eric

Date 12/09/2016

Aloha, 5 of us stayed in luxury at Kanaloa #2004. There was even an extra bed and a spacious living room if we had more in our party. The house is updated with current fixtures. All appliances worked well. The 2nd floor deck overlooked the spectacular, rugged Kona coast. We spent every evening relaxing around the deck table with drinks, watching another amazing sunset take shape. The location is quite convenient to groceries and restaurants, and far enough removed from downtown Kona that you aren't stuck in traffic. Kanaloa has three great swimming pools to choose from, hot tubs and ping p...

Reviewed by Evelyn

Date 11/14/2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Kanaloa2004. Mark was easy to work with and prompt in his keeping us informed. The grounds in this complex are plush and the pools pristine. It's an ideal location - perhaps the best on the island - quiet except for the pleasant sounds of the waves lolling us to sleep each night. The view is spectacular, especially the sunsets. Shopping, beaches and restaurants are only minutes away. If we return to Kona, we will certainly stay at Kanaloa at Kona. Mahalo, Mark

Reviewed by Susan

Date 10/19/2016

We have been coming to Kanaloa for 30 years. 2004 is by far the best unit we have stayed in. Great location, amazing waves, and lots of privacy. The unit is nicely decorated and has all the comforts of home. Will definitely come back!

Reviewed by Ken

Date 08/22/2016

Spent 7 nights in this spacious condo. Layout is good and you can hear waves crashing all day and night. Gorgeous sunsets from the lanai. Property is very quiet and rarely heard anyone else in the building. Washer and dryer great to have In the unit and was a requirement when searching for a place to rent. AC very efficient. Our boys enjoyed eating breakfast on the lanai, swimming in the pools, and snorkeling close by. We also visited the beaches all over the island. Would definitely stay here again. One item to note: there was construction being done in the unit below for most of...

Reviewed by Betty

Date 06/22/2016

A lovely apartment with a great view. Appreciated the full size washer and dryer. Comfortable beds.

Reviewed by Bernardine

Date 04/07/2016

Wonderful accommodation, right on the edge of the ocean. This condo has everything needed for a trouble free, relaxing stay. Comfortable beds, fully stocked kitchen and lots of space for a family. Trouble free booking and a quick response to any questions. I would be happy to recommend this condo to anyone looking for expansive accommodation on the coast, not to far from Kona by vehicle. Walking distance to a lovely little shopping area and a good swimming beach and cafe. Thanks for a great holiday.

Reviewed by Steven

Date 03/28/2016

This was exactly as promised. A nicely appointed, spacious condo right on the edge of the ocean. The location was great, accessible to everything on the island. The pool was nice for our youngest child when he got a bit tired of the wave action at the beaches. If we go back to Kona we would certainly stay here again.

Reviewed by J & H

Date 12/17/2015

December 2015 our party of four adults spent two restful weeks in this large and comfy unit -- with much of our time lounging on the ocean-facing lanai. The extra $ spent for AC was well worth it as Kona was hot, even in winter. The kitchen of 2004 was well equipped, though most items have seen a lot of use. We appreciated the availabity of the misc snorkeling and beach gear. There were a few maintenance issues which we brought to the attention of the responsive locally-based staff. We love Kanaloa and will be back.

Reviewed by Hapayoga

Date 11/09/2015

Our first trip to the big island and it was a blast!! After spending a few days in Volcano, the family headed to the Kona Coast. This condo at Kanaloa was fantastic, the light rain showers and surf were a soothing lullaby at night. Peaceful, awesome sunsets, fabulous amenities, and lots of space to spread out. We were able to find several snorkel and swim beaches nearby, as well as day trips south to Hookipa and up north to Hapuna where we swam with sea turtles. Minutes away, the small hamlet of Kona was great for food, shopping, souvenirs, and tattoos. The owner and property manager were r...

Reviewed by MICHAEL

Date 01/02/2019

Our stay at 1804 was truly wonderful. The condo is quiet, with fantastic views, and easy access to Kamehameha Rd. We like this area of Kailua because it is close to the shopping center, but away from the crowds near city center. The condo was exceptionally well-provisioned with lots of beach equipment. It was clean, and the instructions for use of all appliances and wi-fi were clear and easy to use. We plan on visiting again as soon as we can, you can't go wrong with this rental. Thanks for letting us enjoy a beautiful part of paradise.

Reviewed by Stephanie

Date 12/01/2018

We did a lot of research before booking, and liked everything about this condo. It was great for four people but could have easily slept 6. It was clean, roomy, and well-stocked. The snorkels, chairs, beach towels, and beach mats were quite useful. The grounds of the property were clean and well maintained. It ended up being a bit far from many things we had to do, including going to the airport, the harbor, and a wedding, all of which were at least a 20-30 minute drive. THat was our fault for not knowing where things were located. Aside from that, which was not a big deal, our stay ...

Reviewed by Nathaniel

Date 11/17/2018

We have been visiting the big island every year for the past 15 years and we always stay in a condo in the Kona area for part of our trip. We have stayed in numerous condos and this is by far the best we have ever stayed in. The view of the ocean is simply perfect. It feels as if the lanai is suspended over the ocean. The condo is outfitted with everything one could possibly need: a fully equipped kitchen with all of the possible implements one could want, fans in every room, ocean equipment including snorkels, noodles, coolers, boogie boards, everything one could want for the pool or beach...

Reviewed by Kim

Date 10/28/2018

This was a lovely place to stay on the Kona coast. The condo is absolutely stunning and the kitchen has everything you need to make a quick breakfast or a full meal. We enjoyed eating on the lanai and listening to the waves break on the rugged Kona coast. The location was perfect for us. We enjoyed a coffee farm tour snorkeling and easy access to many beaches. The community was beautiful and we really enjoyed spending one afternoon at the oceanfront pool.

Reviewed by Kelli

Date 09/16/2018

Gorgeous condo with prime views for ocean waves, sunsets, and stargazing. Condo was fully equipped and had everything needed to make our family feel right at home. Loved the wireless speaker system where we could connect our own music from our phones or listen to local stations. And even the ability to connect to our own Netflix account was a nice add. Appreciate the clear instructions provided for the AV setups. The mattresses were high quality/SO comfortable. We were thankful for the AC. The designated parking stall was a few car ports further away than we hoped (and a little tight for ou...

Reviewed by Dedee

Date 08/29/2018

We have stayed in this unit 6 times at least and after staying in others at Kanaloa, it is our first choice. It combines the view from the lanai, the cleanliness of the condo, the available cooking, beach and cleaning supplies and the prompt attention by Kathy of any even minor issue. She is a joy to communicate with and manages to fix anything from long distance with her contacts on the Island. The unit feels like home and we whole heartedly recommend a stay here. We look forward to returning soon

Reviewed by Jane goldspring

Date 07/26/2018

We had a wonderful time at Kanaloa at Kona in Condo #1804! Loved having coffee every morning and drinks every evening on the deck with the waves crashing right below us! We wanted to stay right on the water, and we were not disappointed. We have never seen a condo so well equipped! It had everything you could imagine! There were more things to use in the kitchen then I have in my own home! There were even beach umbrellas, boogie boards, water shoes, etc. The complex had 3 pools and had a very quiet and peaceful feeling. We were able to walk to the pier and take a great boat trip to snork...

Reviewed by Kelly

Date 07/08/2018

Our family of four stayed in this lovely condo for 6 nights and seven days. The accommodations are exceptional. The view of the ocean is spectacular. We enjoyed sitting on the lanai and watching the waves crash on the lava rocks every morning and every evening. The location is within 10-15 minutes of grocery stores, fitness facilities, and all the acitivies we booked from the Marriott. In addition it is very close to the snorkeling beach, Magic Sands Beach, and not too far from Hapuna Beach. The condo is very clean, beautifully decorated, the layout fit our family perfectly, and having acce...

Reviewed by Donna

Date 06/01/2018

Beautiful condo and fantastic ocean view is what this condo offers. The kitchen has every item you need to assemble breakfast, lunch or dinner. The beds are comfortable and ceiling fans offer all the cool air needed for a good nights sleep. If I visit the Big Island again I will definitely stay at the Kanaloa at Kona condo again.

Reviewed by Nina

Date 05/13/2018

Our recent visit was fantastic. The condo is located next to the ocean. The place is spacious and clean. There are multiple pools around the facility. It was nice to sit out on the lanai and watch the waves after playing hard all day. We would definitely recommend this place to others and consider coming back. Thanks!

Beautiful condo and location April 2018

Reviewed by Eric and Sandy 66 and 65 yrs old

Date 04/25/2018

My Wife and i stayed at Kanaloa at Kona for five nights in April 2018. The Condo location is inside a resort community of condos set inside of a larger community of homes and other condos making up one large neighborhood. The condo sits right on the waters edge with lava flows right below the condo lanai with the Pacific ocean waves breaking onto the lava in front of the condo. The condo is a second floor unit of 4 condos together with a stairway leading up from entrance door to the actual living space so you will need be able to lift your luggage up a fairly long flight of stairs. The co...

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Reviewed by Sjovold & Warren Families

Date 03/08/2018

Thanks for sharing your condo with us, we enjoyed the three weeks we were there. It was clean, well organized and met the needs of our family of six very well. We appreciated the beach equipment along with the well equipped kitchen. We loved having coffee on the lanai in the mornings, watching the whales, dolphins & marine traffic. Thanks again.

Reviewed by Heidi

Date 02/15/2018

Enjoyed a relaxing get away right next to the ocean waves. We also toured the whole island. There is plenty to do and see so stay awhile and take it all in.

Reviewed by Lorna

Date 01/27/2018

We stayed at Unit #1804 for 10 days in December 2017. I have stayed at multiple units in Kanaloa and this 3 bedroom oceanfront was spectacular. The owners have thought of every convenience, as if they started with the question " What would I want in a condo?" Truly, everything from very nice bedding, towels and comfortable beds, to a fully equipped kitchen. We had cleaning service half way through our stay and she was did an equally amazing, detailed job. From check-in to check-out our experience, 5 total in the unit was ideal. The location has views both north and south and fu...

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Reviewed by Jan

Date 01/19/2018

This condo has a beautiful view and very close to the ocean. The kitchen was well stocked and other items were available for use for the swimming pool and/or beach. There were a few drawbacks that are worth mentioning though. The AC is governed and cannot be adjusted. We contacted the owner but basically was informed that we were to use the fans (which there were a lot of) and open the windows. This was disappointing as we paid extra for AC and could not use it to our comfort. The other item worth mentioning is that there were a lot of bugs in and around the sinks mainly in the maste...

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Reviewed by Michael J

Date 11/13/2017

Despite some initial issues with the air conditioning which were resolved asap, we had a great time in condo 1804. It is in a great location right on the Pacific and is handy to everything in North and South Kona. We would definitely come back for another stay.

Reviewed by Susan

Date 10/04/2017

We have been coming to Kanaloa for 30 years. We love the resort but 1804 is by far our favorite. The best view, everything you need for your stay plus the sound of the waves crashing out your lanai. Heaven!!! We will be back!

Reviewed by Saul

Date 09/05/2017

The condominium was exactly as displayed online. A beautiful lanai with ocean views, nicely appointed interior, clean, and comfortable. We've never stayed in a place that was so well outfitted with beach chairs, snorkel gear, kitchen stuff, and thoughtful little things (dish soap, trash bags, sponges, etc). The beds were comfortable and the A/C worked great. We hadn't fully appreciated that the 3rd bedroom is a second floor loft, but it was reasonably quiet and private. There is a little shopping mall only a few blocks away with grocery store, movie theater, and restaurants. Overall, a terr...

Reviewed by Daniel

Date 08/10/2017

One of the best condos we ever rented. Everything is perfect . I hope we can going back soon Thank you

Reviewed by Ruth A.

Date 06/27/2017

This is a wonderful place to stay on the Big Island. The location can't be beat, right on the ocean. We enjoyed waking up each morning, having breakfast on the lanai, watching the outrigger crews practice while hearing the waves crash against the rocks. Our grandchildren loved the pools and tennis courts. They also loved their bedroom in the loft; they felt like they had their own secret place. The condo is attractively furnished and completely stocked with anything you would need. The master suite is large and the master bathroom is huge and luxurious. Stores and restaurants ...

Reviewed by DEREK

Date 06/16/2017

Not many condos in HI have A/C, and the ones that do naturally charge a premium for it. The A/C in this place was ICE cold and cost an extra $15 per day. I was worried that the thermostat would be set high like 80+, but in the evening, when it was needed, the setting was 74! I had to turn it up a little - not complaining of course, the air was very comfortable, and we both slept as well or better than at home. Regarding the other aspects of the condo everything was just about perfect. 1804 has a 180 degree view of the ocean from Kona town to the Sheraton, and the surf is literally a ston...

Reviewed by Heather C.

Date 04/15/2017

The condo was everything the photos present it to be. Beautiful ocean front location, very comfortable and well stocked unit. We had three children and three adults in our party and were very appreciative of all the beach equipment provided for snorkeling, boogie boarding and a pleasant day at the beach. Additionally, we cooked dinner in the condo most of the time and found the kitchen very well stocked. We enjoyed the lanai every night for the spectacular sunsets and the kids really enjoyed the ocean front pool. Lastly, I will say Kathy George was so very responsive and very pleasant t...

Reviewed by Douglas

Date 03/07/2017

We had a very nice stay at Condo 1804, all was neat and clean and very comfortable. We enjoyed the beautiful setting, including the multiple swimming pools and the tennis court. The great restaurant just up the hill that overlooks the sea was a nice adder. Don't forget the ease of driving down town along a beautiful route in view of the ocean most of the way.

Reviewed by Bruce McPhail

Date 02/12/2017

We only had 4 nights in the Kanaloa 1804 in January 2017. The condo was well stocked for visitors. We loved the fact that you even had great knives - those are often non existent in vacation rentals. The Ocean view from the bedrooms, living room and lanai were spectacular. The condo was clean, and comfortable and was perfect for us. Close proximity to one of the barbeque areas as well. We have stayed at the Kanaloa in a few different units over the past 4 years and 1804 is certainly one of the best!

Reviewed by Ian

Date 02/09/2017

Wonderful location, very well appointed condo, everything was exactly as advertised. No surprises at all. We would stay here again and highly recommend this rental.

Reviewed by Kim Auch

Date 01/30/2017

Great place! Love it here! Only problem was air conditioning again this year but staff if very helpful and quick to respond.

Reviewed by mark

Date 01/22/2017

We have stayed in this condo for the past 3 years and it is great. It is right on the water so you can sit on your Lanai and watch whales and dolphins and remarkable sunsets. The owner keeps it in great condition and the cleaning service is great. The condos are within walking distance of shops, restaurants and movies and not far from a great snorkling beach and place to rent kayaks and paddle boards. The property is kept in excellent condition, there are three pools including an adults only pool as well as tennis courts. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this...

Reviewed by Minh

Date 01/06/2017

A college friend and I stayed at this condo for almost two weeks over the year-end holidays. It's a spacious place right over the water and within walking distance of Keauhou Bay. It's so spacious that we only used two of the bedrooms, the third one upstairs was left unoccupied. The master bath is more than huge. The kitchen is well laid out and stocked with all the necessary utensils and cookware. I cooked every night and had almost everything I needed. In fact, I would like to compliment the owner for her thoughtfulness in how she furnished and equipped the place. Whatever we needed, we e...

Reviewed by Roni

Date 12/08/2016

This condo has probably the best location on the property. We have stayed at two other condos and liked them but the view and sound of the ocean cannot be beat. It was a stay with my 86 year old mother and my daughter and son in law, along with my husband. The only problem I can see is if someone has a knee or mobility issue. There are 25 steps to get to the main floor. The condo is large with the standard amenities. Nice lanai which we almost never left because of the view and crashing surf. The second shower head in the master bath was not working and the spa tub did not work as we...

Reviewed by Robyn

Date 11/14/2016

We had such a wonderful time in Kona. The views from this condo were breathtaking and I enjoyed every morning on the lanai with my coffee, listening to the waves. The condo is equipped with everything you need and minutes from one of the best snorkeling beaches and other great beaches. We enjoyed every moment and can't wait to return!

Reviewed by Steve

Date 11/07/2016

Beautiful place with incredible views that you wouldn't find anywhere else. Everything in the condo was just as advertised except one of the shower heads in the master bathroom was under construction. The remaining shower head served us well. We have stayed at other Kanaloa oceanfront condos but this was our favorite. The grounds and swimming pools are top notch and the maintenance person for the condo showed up at 7 pm to answer an AC question. No need to look any where else if you are heading to Kona

Reviewed by Debbie

Date 10/29/2016

The condo was awesome and the complex was very nice. We loved the 3 pool options and loved being in a condo residence, rather than a resort. We mostly had the pool to ourselves. We had one minor mishap with the screen door not opening, but the maintenance crew was very quick and attentive and got it open in no time. Thanks for a wonderful vacation!

Reviewed by David

Date 10/10/2016

Incredible view, incredible condo, incredible location. The view was such a treat to have. The waves crashing at your door, watching all the boats and ships, kayaks, and the wildlife. The Sunsets, oh the sunsets!! The condo was so comfortable and big. You WILL need the air conditioning!!! Great furnishings and every thing you need for cooking. We were smart and went to the condo BEFORE we went shopping. The condo offers so many cooking spices, oils, some food, coffee for a few days. The KTA Grocery Store is right up the street. We'll definetly be back to 1804. Thanks so much for ...

Reviewed by Sandra and Michael

Date 09/19/2016

"No way" was the first thing one of our sons said as we entered the condo for the first time. It was very spacious and comfortable, and we ended up spending a lot of time on the lanai just listening to and watching the surf smash against the rocks beneath us. There were two couples, each with their own bedroom, and our son had his own bedroom up in the loft. The air conditioning was quite nice, and we never had to adjust it during our 8 day stay there. There are three pools on the property, though we only used the oceanfront pool and the one closest to us. They were quite refreshing,...

Reviewed by ChuckY

Date 09/08/2016

You can't really go wrong here. The unit faces the ocean and you can hear the crashing surf even when the windows are closed. The lanai offers views up and down the coast and is very comfortable, as is the rest of the unit. It's all freshly appointed with all the comforts of home and all the kitchen and bathroom facilities in good working order. Beds were comfortable and beach towels were provided. Upstairs loft got a little warm even with the AC on, but the ceiling fans throughout the unit helped. A grocery store is a short drive away if you want to cook while there. Our only disappoint...

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Reviewed by Krystin

Date 08/26/2016

We were planning a getaway and have never been to the big island before. I must say our trip was amazing! This condo is true to form with the pic's and was very comfortable for our family of 5. The views outside off the lanai are breathtaking. We did encounter a few glitches regarding a brief power outage as well as some cable/internet coffee maker difficulties. I have to say Kathy the condo owner answered our calls at all times of the night and day and tried to make everything right ( even if it was out of her control) I would highly recommend this condo and location. We were close to ever...

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Reviewed by diane

Date 08/14/2016

We had another great stay at this awesome condo. It is so well appointed and has such incredible views. We always hate to leave and cant wait to come back to stay at unit 1804!

Reviewed by Dedee

Date 06/19/2016

This was our 3rd stay in 1804 and we are ready to return as soon as we can. Everything was clean, fresh, comfortable and well furnished with necessities including birthday candles which we used ! It was so convenient to have paper products, garbage bags, laundry detergent, sunblock ,fins and masks,beach mats,condiments, chop sticks,seasonings, oils and vinegar and mbasically just about all the staples you need to cook and enjoy the unit and the complex.

Reviewed by Anonymous

Date 05/31/2016

What a perfect way to start the day with a cup of coffee overlooking the crashing waves. The only thing better was watching the beautiful Kona sunsets while sipping a glass of wine.......all this from the comfort and privacy of our lanai. Aside from the perfect views the condo was lovely, well maintained, stocked with anything we could possibly need, and perfect for our group of 3 singles. (It would also be an excellent choice for a family.) The entire process from reservation to check-out was smooth and easy. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Reviewed by N Diane

Date 03/15/2016

Another great stay at Kanaloa. Huge waves to watch this year and big sound to go with it. Relaxation at its best!

Reviewed by Christine

Date 02/23/2016

We stayed in this condo for several nights and found it to be well-appointed, very comfortable, and spacious. It was perfect for two couples traveling together. The location was also perfect: a quick drive to grocery store and nearby restaurants, yet far from the congested areas of Kailua-Kona. It's within walking distance of several companies that offer snorkeling and other water activities. The view of the ocean from the livingroom and lanai was spectacular. We watched huge waves, whales, dolphins, and beautiful sunsets without ever leaving the condo! I would highly recommend paying t...

Reviewed by raymon and Tina

Date 02/18/2016

This is such a beautiful place. The view is spectacular!! We have already booked for next year. The owner Kathy is the best. We love this place. The location is perfect. The furnishings are very nice. It is a beautiful place. The air conditioning works great. Thank you again !!! We will be back. Ray and Tina

Reviewed by James

Date 01/06/2016

Our stay at #1804 met or exceeded all our expectations. For views of the bay from a lanai, this unit seemed to us the best in the Kanaloa at Kona resort/condo complex, as it appears to sit furthest out on a point that provides what is probably at least a 180-degree view. There are only about 30 or 40 feet of volcanic rock between you and the sea, and the sound of the surf at night made for a great night's sleep. The condo is spacious and beautifully maintained. The complex offers a very nicely landscaped and quiet ambience far from the traffic of main roads. It is about a three- or four-min...

Reviewed by Harry

Date 10/17/2015

Such a nice place. The views are simply stunning, from the morning sun splashing light on the shore from behind the condo to front row seats for glorious sunsets at days end. The condo is spacious, nicely updated, very clean and well appointed with everything you need. The Kona coffee waiting for us was also a very nice touch. The owner Kathy was also easy to work with...very prompt communication and clear instructions from booking to arrival to departure. Enjoy!

Reviewed by Charles

Date 09/05/2015

This was our 3rd trip to Kona and Kanaloa. Each time every unit has been spotless , up to date,and ocean front, This unit is equipped with everything you need for a perfect stay right on the water. The property is off the main drag so it is quiet. The staff we ran into were excellent. The shopping center for groceries is right up the hill and many of the fishing and snorkeling activities are located in the nearby harbor.The local farmers markets provided us with local fruit and handcrafts. Kona is not fast is much more relaxing than Oahu or Maui. Our owner gave us a great pictor...

Reviewed by Jill

Date 07/28/2015

This condo is perfect!!! Great location away from town-but still close and amazing views! We enjoyed our stay here very much and loved the sound of the ocean-that you can hear even with the windows closed. We spent many hours on the balcony watching the waves crash and watching boats go by. One of the reason's I picked this condo was because it had air conditioning. It turns out- we needed it!!!! It was extremely hot and humid during our visit and the air was perfect. The other reason was the location and views. AMAZING!!! This place had everything- from beach supplies to a wash...

Reviewed by Deborah

Date 07/14/2015

Kanaloa at Kona unit 1804 was much more than we expected! It was beautifully decorated but felt comfortable and inviting. My husband and I were traveling with our 15 year old daughter and my 80 year old mother and we all felt right at home. It is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath upstairs unit and the balcony is RIGHT on the water. The sound of the waves crashing on the lava rocks is so soothing that we had a hard time ever leaving the condo. The condo is equipped with everything we needed for beach time: beach towels, chairs, boogie boards, snorkeling gear, even sunscreen! And the kitchen had everything...

Reviewed by Deborah B

Date 07/07/2015

Kanaloa at Kona unit 1804 was much more than we expected! It was beautifully decorated but felt comfortable and inviting. My husband and I were traveling with our 15 year old daughter and my 80 year old mother and we all felt right at home. It is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath upstairs unit and the balcony is RIGHT on the water. The sound of the waves crashing on the lava rocks is so soothing that we had a hard time ever leaving the condo. The condo is equipped with everything we needed for beach time: beach towels, chairs, boogie boards, snorkling gear, even sunscreen! And the kitchen had everything ...

Reviewed by stephen0m

Date 05/01/2015

We enjoyed this condo immensely! It is comfortable, clean & the views are incredible! The beds are so comfortable! Watched spinner dolphins while my kiddo napped! We will come back & we've told many friends about this gem! We loved that we could walk up to the shopping center for groceries & a few good meals!

Reviewed by Elissa B

Date 04/10/2015

This is one of the nicest condos we've ever stayed in. The condo itself is beautiful, well appointed, well stocked kitchen, fabulous huge bathroom, comfortable everything. But seriously - this view beats just about anything I've ever seen. It feels like you are on the bow of a ship. You can't see anything but water (and some lava rock, which makes it all the more beautiful! The whales swim right by! The sunsets are gorgeous. I fear for any visit to any other Hawaiian Island (any trip to the Big Island will be to this condo) because it will surely be impossible to match this view. An...

Reviewed by Annette P

Date 04/05/2015

Condo 1804 at Kanaloa was exactly depicted in the photos of this listing. It was very clean, well appointed and very nicely decorated. We enjoyed sitting out on the lanai and watching the waves crash against the shore. Because of the close proximity to the ocean, it can get a little loud if there is a storm but we found it relaxing. We often would see whales spouting off in the distance. The sunsets were absolutely amazing. I would definitely stay here again. We did have an issue with the refrigerator while we were there and the owner was very responsive.

Reviewed by Anchoragendf

Date 03/05/2015

Once again we had a great time at "Kathy's" place. The condo had all we needed from very clean and comfortable rooms to well appointed kitchen. All the comforts of home with added sound of waves, spinner dolphins and the occasional whale breech. What more could you want - oh right - the three pools and beautiful grounds. Not close to a beach but with the lanai - who needs one!

Reviewed by chicubby

Date 03/01/2015

We had a great time at this condo. It was beautifully furnished and had great space. The view was spectacular and we saw whales every day right outside our window. The condo complex has a number of pools and bbq grills for tenant use. It was quiet and in a great location. We could walk to a shopping center with a grocery, restaurants, movies and shops. A terrific snorkling beach was a short distance away and there were lots of places to take walks in the area. The owner was very accessible and accommodating and we will certainly try to stay there again.

Reviewed by Shellie G

Date 02/26/2015

We really enjoyed staying at your Condo, it was clean and perfect for my family, the kitchen needed more spices, and more paper towels, but overall we liked it a lot, it he location was perfect, we enjoyed the pier and shops close, it was nice looking out to the ocean and seeing the whales, and dolphins. If we come back to Kona I would rent this Condo again!

Reviewed by Karen Y

Date 12/22/2014

We (middle-aged couple) rented this condo for eight nights. The VRBO pictures are accurate - condo is right on the rocky coast with unobstructed views of the ocean. We watched the crashing waves and various boats every morning and evening. The views were just as fantastic as we anticipated. The condo was very clean and spacious. Besides the lanai, one of our reasons for choosing this condo was the hard floors - wood and tile. We do not like carpeting in the humid Hawaii weather. The floors were clean. We also chose the condo because it has central A/C. We live in a dry climate and p...

Reviewed by dancernlv

Date 10/13/2014

Our stay at Kanaloa 1804 was delightful. Condo was elegant, comfortable and well stocked. Decor and furnishings were very tasteful and higher quality, which we appreciated greatly. Lanai furnishings were better quality and more attractive than the Mauna Lani resort we stayed at after our Kanaloa time. High quality linens and towels, multiple fans in every room, stocked kitchen and laundry, beach equipment, luxurious bathrooms and showers...just perfectly delightful.

Reviewed by Bowberg

Date 09/12/2014

Our stay could not have been better- except that it was very hot and humid that week. Very comfortable, lots of kitchen and laundry supplies and water toys. The location is so convenient to shopping, snorkeling and the harbor where Dolphin Discoveries goes out of. Loved the direction of the lanai view, we even got to watch the big canoe race right past us the last morning. The only surprise was the mongoose munching on the grill when we opened it up! Had to cook our fish in the oven that night, but it now makes for a good story!

Reviewed by ginKetchikan

Date 09/11/2014

This is a very comfortable 3 bedroom unit. It is right near the ocean and you can hear the waves crashing which is so relaxing. Spent a lot of time on the lanai watching spinner dolphins and activity. Perfect way to start the morning with coffee. The owners were very thoughtful and the unit is well appointed with condiments, spices, snorkel gear, boogie boards and other nice touches. There are stairs to the unit and to the upstairs bedroom with twin beds if stairs are an issue for you. Only 4 beach towels so bring some if you have more than 4 people. There is a wonderful grocery store and d...

Reviewed by Mjtsdt

Date 07/17/2014

Recently I had the good luck of staying at Kathy's condo. It was absolutely gorgeous. Our vacation took us to 3 islands and we stayed at very nice places, but none was nearly as fabulous as Kanaloa at Kona 1804. The condo has all the amenities you could ask for. The decor was up to date and had an island feel, the patio is right on the ocean, when the big waves came in I could swear I could feel the ocean spray on my face. The master bedroom was very spacious and we loved how comfy the bed was. The master bath was very nice and my wife loved having a separate place to sit and get rea...

Reviewed by ToshaMontereyCA

Date 06/25/2014

Our family has stayed at the Kanaloa condos for many years, so we have had several places to compare this location to. First, we realized that the air was essential this time of year, and because it was on the second floor. We were so excited to find the condo decorated well, had super comfy beds, and furniture. The master bed and bath was amazing, I wanted to take the dual head shower home with me. Our lanai looked out onto the water, and the sunset views were spectacular. The only issue that was a little disappointing was the lack of spices, or condiments in the unit. Other places w...

Reviewed by M Woods

Date 03/18/2014

This condo was very clean and very comfortable. The view is wonderful. Being right on the water, we didn't miss a thing. From the whales and spinner dolphins to the reef fish we could see in the waves. We had some rainy days but didn't mind...we sat on the deck and read and watched the huge surf crash onto the rocks. This is a very nice spot to spend a Hawaii vacation.

Reviewed by MicheleLB

Date 12/27/2013

I chose this unit for the view, and it really delivered! Oceanfront perfection. We spent a lot of time on the lanai watching the waves, perfect sunsets, moonsets, and sometimes even surfers and migrating whales. The lanai looks mostly to the west, and there is also view to the north. The condo has great furniture, both inside and on the lanai. The kitchen had all the appliances, cookware, and dishes that I needed. There are some water recreation supplies provided, too: Boogie boards, snorkel masks/tubes/fins, some water shoes (and they were our size, perfect). There are community grills ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/21/2013

Right from the decision to rent the condo through to the follow-up after departure, everything was handled quickly and professionally by Kathy. The condo was exactly as depicted in the pictures and easily accommodated five adults. It is obvious that it has been well maintained and definitely qualifies as a high end property. More than that, it felt like home from the minute we walked in the door. The kitchen easily accommodated two cooks, was well stocked and very functional. The beds were super comfortable and the ceiling and floor fans ventilated all rooms throughout our stay. When n...

Reviewed by Harry and Joan Johnson

Date 11/01/2013

Our stay in 1804 was "Brilliant" - The unit is wonderful with spectacular views and a beautifully decorated interior. The furnishings were not only pleasing to the eye, but comfortable as well as functional. 1804 is situated in the Kanaloa complex in such a way that once we entered the unit it felt like we were the only unit in the condo complex and with views of the ocean and sunsets that defy description. The layout of the unit provides comfort and privacy for up to six people. The 3 ring binder provided all necessary information about the unit and helpful recommendations about shopp...

Reviewed by Trish

Date 07/08/2013

This was a wonderful experience for our family. Clean facility and very well kept. This is a great location in Kona.

Reviewed by roger

Date 06/29/2013

We have stayed in Kathy's condo 1804 four times now and it's a better experience every time! Impeccablly clean, everything always works and the responsiveness and class of the owner, Kathy, is beyond description. I can say this with conviction since I've been in the real estate business 22 years. The condo itself is located in the Kanaloa property in the Keahou area, just 5 miles south of town in Kailua Kona. Right on the rocks overlooking the blue Pacific with just enough breaking waves for incredible peace. We've visited all the islands of Hawaii and I can honestly say Kanaloa at Kon...

Reviewed by Happy Canadians

Date 05/08/2013

This gem of a condo is located in a beautifully maintained, peaceful resort. A great home base for exploring the Kona side of the Big Island. We had plenty of space, and found the condo to be clean, comfortable and very well maintained. It was a pleasure to cook our own meals in the clean and well equipped kitchen. The in-suite washer and dryer were fantastic, and much appreciated after some long hiking days in Volcano National Park! The views from the lanai were incredible, and we were treated to a show by spinner dolphins every evening around 5:00 p.m. We never tired of watching the ...

Reviewed by Chris and John

Date 04/03/2013

This was our third visit to Unit 1804 It is a perfectly located spot in a quiet yet well serviced area of the Big Island close to Keahou Bay. The owner and manager have always responded quickly to any questions. The beds are comfortable, the condo is very clean clean and completely updated. We wouldn't hesitate to return. We don't look forward to the day when the run of stairs up to the unit prove too challenging.

Reviewed by The Dunn's

Date 01/25/2013

Lulled to sleep at night by the sound of the waves. Stunning view from the Lanai - perfect for daily Whale watching. Beautiful, well cared for resort. Condo is exactly as the pictures online display. All supplies we could need especially for beach days - umbrella, lawn chairs, coolers. This was our first visit to Hawaii and the home away from home comfort of this condo along with our generous host's hospitality (Kathy) - a return trip is already in the works !

Reviewed by Tropical Travelers

Date 12/08/2012

An ultimate place to celebrate a significant birthday (or any occasion). Waking to sun, birds and the beauty and awesome power of the waves that are only 20' feet away, with a cup of 100% Kona coffee and fresh papaya is an amazing way to start a day. The condo is beautifully furnished and had everything we needed. Our favorites were the lanai, the beautiful bathrooms and comfortable beds. We appreciate being able to use the provided beach chairs, towels and boogie boards for our visits to Kua Bay. A special memory is watching a large group of Spinner Dolphins frolicking from our lanai...

Reviewed by Stephanie

Date 11/28/2012

We loved our stay. The condo was tastefully decorated and very comfortable. The location is excellent - right on the water with stunning views. The owner kindly allows you to use beach accessories such as towels, chairs, boogie boards and coolers. It made for some great days at the beach. The complex offers 3 pools/hot tubs and 2 very nice tennis courts. The location in Kona affords easy access to shopping and dining. I would not hesitate to stay here again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/19/2012

We loved our time at Condo #1804. It was right on the rocky beach and we enjoyed wonderful waves and beautiful sunsets. Loved sitting on the Lanai and watching the boats go by. We even played cards out there. The condo has everything you will need for a great stay and is located close to a small shopping center that has a grocery store. Also, Kathy the owner, was very accomodating! You will not be disappointed!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/25/2012

13 days was wonderful, came for the ironman, great place to stay,no complaints whatsoever, condo was great, grounds beautiful,love kona, I'll be back thanks lulloffs

Reviewed by Alison Springall

Date 10/10/2012

Booking communication was excellent, with timely emails. Payment transactions were smooth again with good communication. Clear instruction on how to find the property were included. The condo was wow - right by the sea, with the lanai opening onto the sea crashing against the rocks. The condo was comformable and was well equipped and an arrival pack of essentials was supplied. On site were 3 pools all well kept as were the grounds. A short drive to the supermarket which was very convenient. The location was quiet and we saw dolphins from the lanai. The concierge was available for advice on ...

Reviewed by Robby

Date 08/19/2012

Our group of four adults stayed in the condo for four nights in mid-July. Our only disappointment was that we couldn't stay for a month or more. The condo was beautiful, extremely comfortable, clean, and well maintained. The listing is entirely accurate. ... Kathy was responsive, professional, and easy to work with. ... Being right on the ocean, the view was spectacular, and we were blessed with more than one gorgeous sunset. The surf on the lava-rock shore lulled us to sleep every night. ... The kitchen was clean and well stocked. The goodie basket awaiting our arrival was a very nice ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/23/2012

Beware - once you enter, you may never want to leave. That's what happened to us. The lanai right on the water was so relaxing that we spent lots of time there. With the overhead fan and light, it could be enjoyed at any time of the day or night - we were treated to a full moon the first night. The resort property itself is beautiful, quiet and has 3 pools. We were looking for a stressless vacation and we got more than we could dream of! The condo was immaculate with a fully equipped kitchen. After loading up at Costco (on the way to the condo from the airport), there was no need to go ou...

Reviewed by R E Fejes"

Date 03/07/2012

We were lucky enough to stay for the month of February in 1804. Delightful, very well equipped and very relaxing with amazingly few people in the pools. Lanai time is wonderful with the occasional whale/dolphin show as well as boarders and boats. Traditional beaches(Hapuna, Mauna Kea) are an hour away and traffic has gotten worse over the years, but the drive is worth it. Grocery store within walking range and all Big Island attractions within driving range. It was a wonderful month.

Reviewed by krislars

Date 01/04/2012

This was our first time renting a condo, but we had very high expectations. This unit met and exceeded our expectations in every way! Absolutely beautifully decorated and appointed. Spotlessly clean and comfortable. Incredibly well appointed, from beach towels to boogie boards, everything we needed was there. When the only suggestion for improvement I can think of is a third towel bar in the second bathroom, you know they thought of everything! Comfortably fit the five of us, and the huge bright kitchen was a major plus. This condo was hard to leave! Every member of our family fell ...

Reviewed by Family Vacationers

Date 12/05/2011

Beautiful condo, beautiful views, great location, and nice complex with 3 pools, tennis courts, etc. We have been to Hawaii about 10 times over the years and this is the best condo we have ever stayed in. The view is priceless!

Reviewed by Sue

Date 11/03/2011

A perfect place and location for a totally relaxing vacation. The condo is beautiful and the location is spectacular...a place that one can return to and always enjoy.

Reviewed by Roger

Date 10/10/2011

We've stayed in various condos at Kanaloa since the late 80's and have never stayed in such a beatifully decorated, well maintained unit as yours, Kathy. The location was supurb with just enough surf to block out all extranious noise and make sleeping a dream. The location at the north end of the property was perfect for breezes to keep away any vog and cooling. The only thing missing was a quality restaurant like Edwards and hopefully soon someone will open one, at least for a good local breakfast. Being a real estate broker, it was so refreshing doing business with you, Kathy. You we...

Reviewed by Colorado loves Hawaii!

Date 05/23/2011

The week went by too quickly!. We Have been to the Big island on numerous occasions and out of all of our stays this was by far the best. Having stayed in high end hotels, townhouse condos in Waikoloa, , luxury B&Bs; etc, this unit was a true gem given its location, fabulous setup, equipment, etc. The unit obviously has pride of ownership as evidenced by the updating, furnishings and condition. The owner was able to answer any questions prior to rental and did not overlook any details during the entire process. Our family had a choice of swimming pools from tropical to overlooking the o...

Reviewed by Dean Family

Date 05/21/2011

This was our first trip to the Big Island and we just can't wait to go back! The condo was one of the highlights to our trip. It was absolutly amazing, beautiful, clean and more than we imagined! We can and will highly recommend this condo to everyone. Kathy was amazing and the gift basket was an amazing thoughtful touch. The best!

Reviewed by Carol from Edmonds

Date 05/08/2011

This is the nicest condo we have stayed in at Kanaloa. It was very well suited for a family with 3 school age children but also grown up enough to host other adult families to dinner. All the amenities and supplies you could need from boogie boards, coolers etc. were all stocked and very close to a BBQ and the ocean-side swimming pool. The location is perfect - close to Kahalu'u beach for snorkeling, the shopping center for supplies and farmer's market, and Keahou Bay for catching the Trade Winds II trip. Best of it is so quiet and restful.

Reviewed by Dave Claxton

Date 03/10/2011

We had stayed at other units in the Kanaloa complex previously; really enjoyed the location of this complex, and knew that this particular unit had the best views of any available. We were not dissappointed upon our arrival with any aspect of the unit and the fact that the lanai view was dead on the ocean with perfect sunsets every evening made our month-long stay truly wonderful.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/01/2010

This ia fabulous condo. It is very spacious, well kept, nice furnishings. The views from the living room are fantastic, Lamai overlookks ocean which is only yards away! We enjoyed watching many sunsets from the Lania, having breakfast many mornings out there as well. Condo is supplied with almost anything you would need include coolers, beach chairs, spices... The location is great- you are not in the middle of the busy part of Kona, but a short drive away. The resort itself is also very nice. Very nice pools, tennis courts, grills. I would have this place tops of my list ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/24/2010

This is an absolutely perfect place. The condo is stunning and the owner amazing. She was very careful that everything was in perfect working order. We were able to see beautiful sunsets every night from the lanai overlooking the ocean. We have rented a number of condos in different places including Hawaii, and this was the best so far

Reviewed by BeachBabe

Date 09/29/2010

If you are searching for a luxury condo on the Kona Coast of Hawaii with a fabulous ocean view, then this is the condo for you. This second floor condo has sweeping views and sits only yards from the ocean. The location is excellent, and the resort is lovely. There is plenty of room in this condo for you and your family, and central air conditioning is available. The kitchen is well-stocked and appointed. A new front-loading washer and dryer are also in the condo which is very convenient. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone traveling to the Big Island.

Reviewed by Leslie

Date 09/01/2010

This condo has a lot of upgrades. Kanaloa has very nice condos to begin with, and this one is outstanding. Tile throughout, and marble tile in the master bathroom. Walk in double shower with a separate huge jacuzzi tub. Walk in closets. Huge flatscreen TV, big kitchen that looks like it was remodeled in the last few years. A good size lanai, beachfront or lava front. Can watch sunsets from the lanai. We have stayed in several of the condos at Kanaloa and is this is by far the nicest one. Sleeps up to 6 and has 2 full bathrooms. Kanaloa is the nicest condo to stay in Keauhou Kona.

Reviewed by Kim & Kev

Date 07/08/2010

This is an absolutely awesome place to stay. It is nice and roomy and it has been nicely remodeled. We felt absolutely at home. The kitchen is well equipped. The only thing missing was a muffin pan. And there are plenty of beach items...boogie boards, ice chests, beach towels, beach umbrellas, chairs, etc. The only negative thing I can say about the condo is the bed in the master bedroom. While the mattress was very comfortable, the box springs must be extremely old. The springs creaked every time we turned over in the bed. It was extremely noisy. I like to get up early and my hus...

Reviewed by Mnt Man

Date 06/02/2010

This was our second stay at 1804 and we had a great time. We enjoyed the condo so much last summer we had to get back again this summer. We will stay at this unit for a long time. Everything is great: the view, the overall layout of the unit, the privacy, the ocean waves and sounds, and the ease of booking.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/22/2010

Views were spectacular. Condo was very spacious and very clean. It was beautifully upgraded- hardwood and slate floors,granite countertops, spalike feel to the bathrooms. Decoratating was lovely- tropical without looking tacky. Nice to have the air conditioning (extra charge for this). Kitchen was well stocked. The three pools were nice, One disappointment- no workout room. There was lots to do on the island and we would definitely come back.

Reviewed by bigisland_homesick

Date 04/11/2010

The condo was very roomy for our 3. We found ourselves on the veranda (staring at the ocean) anytime we were back from outings. Master bedroom & bath are amazing. We utilized the chairs and beach pads, the cooler for a picnic lunch on one snorkling day, watched all 3 Harry Potter DVDs in the entertainment cabinet, walked across the golf course+ to snorkle each morning. We traveled only with backpacks since the condo had W&D so washing kept our packs small. Kitchen was very up-to-date and clean. Next trip to the Big Island, we will be back.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/11/2010

Our stay was just about perfect!!! Working with Kathy, the owner, was so easy; she provided everything that we needed! She also had lots of tips for where to go, etc... I would recommend a/c, though, because of the afternoon Western exposure....the sun warmed the condo significantly in the afternoons; nights and mornings were very comfortable, with the windows open and fans blowing, but late afternoon got pretty warm! It was our choice, but next time we would get a/c. If we are able to return, this is definitely where we would stay!

Reviewed by gen jazz

Date 01/03/2010

We stayed here for our 25th wedding anniversary and totally enjoyed our stay in 1804. This condo is perfect for relaxing and listening to the waves crash against the lava rock. It has all the amenities you need and more. The condo has been totally renovated and is very modern and beautiful. The kitchen is a gourmet kitchen, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances. The master bath has a two shower head large shower and jacuzzi. The area is very quiet and peaceful.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/24/2009

Besides it getting a little warm as the trades where not cooperating we found the accomadations to be very nice....We had a great time

Reviewed by The Sibson's

Date 10/22/2009

We rented 1804 for 10 days in October during "Ironman Week." The location was perfect, the views and sunsets were breathtaking and the condo had everything we needed. It was far enough away from downtown Kona to get away but close enough to be there in minutes. The unit was convenient to two great beaches where we snorkled and body surfed. It was also very convenient to a launch for incredible kayaking. The pool was convenient for a relaxing dip. We used the outside grill for cooking which was also great. If we ever return to the Big Island, we could not imagine staying anywhere else.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/10/2009

We stayed here Sept. 26-Oct 3...there were two couples (we were celebrating both husbands' 50th b-days) and a 22-year-old son. The condo is very well equipped, comfortably furnished, and spacious enough. Lots of extras (ice chests, chairs, beach towels) so we didn't have to spend extra $$ or time getting these things. While it is about 20 minutes to downtown Kona or other attractions to the north, we enjoyed the peaceful and well-manicured setting of the complex and the awesome views of the kayakers, boaters, and crashing waves off the lanai! We would definately stay in this condo again. Th...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/02/2009

Condo 1804: perfect location, beautiful decorated, everything and more available: comfortable beds, air condition, internet access, coffee and Hawaiian waffle mix in welcome basket, plenty of spices, detergent, garbage bags, toilet paper, etc. , above all : boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrella, kids sand toys (we did not need them any more, but would have appreciated in earlier years). Easy to get to beautiful beaches. We missed nothing and that almost never happens. We will be back. Thanks

Reviewed by NWHUSTON

Date 10/02/2009

My wife and I took my mom here for her 65th b-day and it was great. Very clean and well taken care of. We are definately going to tell our friends about this place.

Reviewed by mgedryn

Date 08/15/2009

This was our second time to 1804. We can't imagine ever staying anywhere else. Kathy clearly takes pride in the home she is willing to share. It is beautifully decorated, there are thoughtful items left for our use and the view...well it just doesn't get any better. I would recommend this unit to anyone.

Reviewed by The Acevedo's

Date 07/20/2009

Awesome view, awesome accomodations. Everything you could possibly need in the kitchen. Comfy couch and big screen TV. Great to come home to at the end of a busy day, in fact, tough to leave sometimes. Just wanted to sit on the deck and listen to the ocean. Great sunsets!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/10/2009

This condo is more than comfortably furnished and decorated as an upscale home. You must enjoy the sound of the surf as it can be heard from every room. No need to bring a thing but your personal items-everything else is made available to you. The Kanaloa location is convenient to lots of fun activities including a safe snorkeling area for children. Enjoy!

Reviewed by Gail

Date 04/28/2009

This was our third stay and we seem to keep coming back to the same place. This is now our favorite island and favorite tip of the island. We loved it!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/23/2009

We were in Hawaii for my sister's wedding and stayed at this beautiful condo. We had never rented a vacation home before - had always stayed in hotels - but this was so great, we would definitely do it again. This unit is so close to the water, you can almost jump in from your lanai. The view is gorgeous! There is not a beach, as it is a rocky shoreline but if you are looking for a clean, spacious, nicely decorated and well maintained condo where you can relax, listen to the surf and enjoy spectacular ocean views, this is a wonderful choice. There is a golf course here, but we don't gol...

Reviewed by Repeat Guests from Orange County, CA

Date 04/16/2009

This condo is great! The unit itself is beautiful, very tastefully decorated and extremely well maintained. The ocean-front location within the property is very nice - away from the center of the project, so privacy is enhanced. As a friend said of this unit 3 years ago, if you were any closer to the water, you'd need a boat. We've stayed in several different Kanaloa units, and more than once in this condo. All have been very enjoyable; however, unit 1804 has been the best - by virtue of location, being ocean-front, and unit decor, furnishings, and maintenance. I keep saying I'll be v...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/14/2009

We stayed at this condo while on Hawaii for a few days. It is in a very good location, the oceanfront views are wonderful, and it is very well maintained and beautifully appointed. The only down side was the loft where our "fifth" person slept was a bit warm and stuffy. The owner is very responsive. I'd stay there again.

Reviewed by nanski

Date 04/14/2009

This condo was great! We were 2 couples, with room for more. Everything was exceptional, from the furniture to the fabulos master bathroom. It is right on the ocean, and best of all--------it has air-conditioning, because Hawaii can be very hot and humid. Nice gated community. Good pools, and even one for adults only, so there is no screaming kids to deal with. We have stayed in this condo community 2 others times, but stayed at different condos--this one is by far the nicest one. Every time we come to The Big Island we will stay in this community.

Reviewed by TDonnelly

Date 04/11/2009

Beautiful oceanfront view with very nice new décor. The kitchen is well equiped, and the condo is very spacious and family friendly.

Reviewed by toshihiro

Date 04/04/2009

Extreamly enjoed about the condo during 2 weeks staying with my wife. Alldays in the morning and sunset, watched ocean and sky with meal. Your condo gave us quiet and relax time without any concernings.

Reviewed by Jim Bellandi

Date 04/03/2009

Absolutely a great unit. Top of the line furnishings and decor. Well stocked with just about anything you would need. An extremely enjoyable place to stay!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/03/2009

The views of the ocean are spectacular at this property. We particularly enjoyed sitting on the lanai and the ocean view from there. The condo had everything we needed to feel at home during our stay. Additionally, the bathrooms are very luxurious and the furnishings/decor are beautiful. I highly recommend this condo as it has everything that you would want for a Hawaiian vacation rental property!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/03/2009

This unit was decorated in such good taste and so clean. The beauty is that is is steps from the surf. The views and serenity were awe inspiring. Hearing the ocean each night was relaxing and special. The resort has three pools-so no crowds anywhere. We are hoping to return soon.

Reviewed by Bill Mullins

Date 04/03/2009

This is an outstanding condo. It appeared to have been recently ungraded. We stayed with friends and all agreed this was the best place we have stayed at Kanaloa At Kona. I am sure we will return.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/03/2009

Absolutely beautiful oceanfront condo, so close to the breaking waves that you feel like you are on a cruise ship. Views are spectacular, condo is well appointed and beautifully decorated. Owner seems dedicated to making sure that every need is met.

Reviewed by Visiting from Canada

Date 04/02/2009

What an incredibly well equipped, clean condo with a most spectacular view of the ocean. It has to be one of the best locations on the Big Island. Well worth the money! We have stayed elsewhere in Kona but this takes the cake! Comfortable beds, furniture,every mod con, beach stuff for the kids. Lovely quiet complex, good restaurant for breakfast, lunch, three pools. No letdown here! Hope we'll be back!

Reviewed by Deborah

Date 12/29/2018

The condo is located in a wonderful location in this older, well-kept complex. The ocean view was outstanding, the barbeque is just across the parking lot, and parking is convenient. We enjoyed watching the boats coming in and out of Keauhou Bay and the evening sunset. The condo is comfortably large for two people. Many components of the condo has not been updated since built, however, and some of the features are troublesome. The bathrooms are exceedingly small, certainly too small for two people to use comfortably. The bathtub in the master is challenging; fixtures are corroded by sea...

Reviewed by Laura

Date 12/18/2018

For a blissful month we were treated daily to a magnificent view of crystal-clear skies, sparkling waters, crashing waves, and breath-taking sunsets, all from the comfort of our lanai. This unit has a perfect view not only of the ocean itself but also of the boats and paddlers emerging from Keahou Bay. An extraordinary treat was watching competitors in the World Ultra Ironman race completing their 6-mile swim from Kailua Bay to the finish in Keahou Bay. The unit is nicely furnished, the kitchen well-equipped, and there were extras like beach towels, coolers, snorkel gear, and boogie boards....

Reviewed by elizabeth

Date 06/25/2018

This is our second visit to Condo 2904 and our 5th visit to Kanaloa at Kona. We decided to return to this particular condo because the ocean view is beautiful and serene. Another added benefit is the condo has beach towels, umbrellas, chairs, boogie boards, tennis rackets, snorkeling equipment and a cooler. It is really great to have these available especially when traveling a distance. The kitchen is well stocked and ocean breezes/fans keep the unit cool. The bathrooms could benefit from a little updating but the unit is very clean and fresh! We highly recommend it!

Reviewed by Ella

Date 06/02/2018

Everything we needed for a relaxing mini vacay was provided at this condo! The lack of A/C was no deterrent- the ocean breeze was more than enough and we barely used the ceiling fans. Definitely would stay here again! Mahalo nui loa. A hui hou....

Reviewed by Jeanne

Date 04/25/2018

This was our third time staying in this unit. It overlooks the ocean and you can see the outriggers going and coming. Also a great view of the boats providing swimming with the manta rays at night. Very peaceful. The accommodations are lovely, and the appliances are up-to-date. Only suggestion for improvement is some veneer fixing on cabinets in bathroom, and new screen door to the lanai. We love this place and feel right at home here. We have all ready booked it for April 2019 for our Hawaii get away from mud season in Maine.

Reviewed by Heather

Date 04/05/2018

This condo was perfect for our stay. The views from the back balcony were beautiful. We did lots of snorkeling and did not bring our own equipment. It was great to have the equipment available for our use. They also had tennis racquets, beach towels and beach chairs. I did not find not having air conditioning a problem as there is always a nice breeze and there is a fan above the master bed and floor fans in the unit as well. I forgot some items when I departed and they located and sent them to me which was great! Communication was plenty and all information for the stay was right in...

Reviewed by Reto

Date 03/11/2018

Kanaloa is a very peaceful place , we loved to stay there. The Resort is well maintained. The view on the ocean from the lanai is awsom. We even saw dolphins from there. The condo is well equipped. You have everything you need, still the owner is in the process of doing a major renovation. Tom, the manager is very helpful. Hope to come back again.

Reviewed by Diane

Date 03/04/2018

Bright, spacious, airy and quiet with a fantastic view in a great location in Keauhou. The condo is well stocked with cooking supplies, chairs, towels, boogie boards, cooler for the beach, and the bed was really comfortable. This is an older complex but we felt the condo was very good value in a location that can't be beat.

Reviewed by Deanna

Date 01/12/2018

This condo is super quiet and right on the ocean, and a very relaxing place to unwind! You wake up to the birds singing and waves rolling along the coast. The Kanaloa complex is off Alli Drive and in its own separate area and so peaceful. Yet, you can also walk to the grocery store and restaurants, which is ideal!!! Also, the owner/manager was very attentive, replacing a blender right away! Thank you! The only reason there isn't five stars in this review (and I want to give it five) is that the condo needs minor updating, simple things like painting the walls, would give it a more immediate...

Reviewed by Michael

Date 12/24/2017

The condo ia very big and very well located. You can see the ocean/surf from the lanai. This is the best equipped condo I have ever stayed in and we have been coming to the islands for 15 years at least once a year. There are two full bathromms which is also a plus. It is close to a small shopping center with a KTA Market which has very reasonable prices so you can "eat in" for some of your meals. Other than the awful traffic through Kailua/Kona an excellent two week trip. Yhank You.

Reviewed by JH

Date 12/05/2017

Kanaloa at Kona is a great place for families. Good pools, tennis courts, and a lovely waterfront setting. Condo 2904 is a one bedroom non A/C unit on the second floor of a six unit building. It has a nice direct waterfront view. When sitting on the deck you can see a bit south to Keahou bay. Nice sunset views. The kitchen is very well equipped (thank you!) and the unit has a full size washer/dryer — great to have. The king bed was comfortable, the linens just ok. We did not use the sofa bed in the livingroom. Also never used the deck off the bedroom as it overlooks a parking area. Du...

Reviewed by kelsey shanders

Date 11/03/2017

Grew up on the big island moved to Portland oregon visited home on October 22nd when I stayed at kanaloa loved our stay at your condo my only dis like was the sofa pull out was broken an we could not get it to work Thanks for the wonderful stay

Reviewed by Dennis

Date 08/12/2017

We had a very nice stay at this condo - very relaxing and wonderful views. Thank you!

Reviewed by Julia

Date 08/03/2017

We spent 4 nights at Condo 2904 and had a great stay! The location is perfect and the view is amazing. We found the property to be very quiet and nice to have the choice between 3 swimming pools and a tennis court. We found a beautiful fruit basket waiting for us as we walked in the unit; this was a very nice gesture. The condo is well appointed, some bits are a bit tired but we didn't mind. Plenty of space and everything we needed was there. We would definitely go back and recommend this condo to anyone wanting to enjoy a nice & relaxing holiday!!

Reviewed by Sherry

Date 06/03/2017

Yes!!! Oh Yes we will return... oh my nobody wanted to go home. That was such a wonder condo it was home away from home and the view. We can't wait to go back. Looking forward to it Thanks soooooo much!!

Reviewed by theresa valls

Date 05/30/2017

We loved our visit at Condo 2904. The complex was peaceful and had a mellow vibe. I liked that it didn't feel super commercial or "mega resort" like some of the other properties can be. The unit had everything we needed for our stay. I especially appreciated the washer and dryer and also the snorkel equipment. The decor is very pretty, and the furnishings are very comfortable. All the communication about check in and policies was clear. The price was very reasonable and I'll return again if I'm ever heading back to Kona.

Reviewed by Jeanne

Date 04/30/2017

This was our second stay at this condo. We absolutely love this spot and unit. We did have smoke detectors going off randomly when we first arrived. Called Ken and they were attended to promptly. No further issues. Hope to return next year for a full month. This condo feels like our second home

Reviewed by Keith

Date 02/26/2017

Nice clean condo with a wonderful view of the water.

Reviewed by Paul

Date 01/05/2017

This condo was just what we were looking for! The oceanfront view was the best part. Affordable, convenient, and just had everything we needed for our honeymoon. Everything from entry to exit was simple and easy--I'd recommend to anybody.

Reviewed by Kevin

Date 01/01/2017

Everything went wonderfully. The condo was perfect for us, perfect views of the ocean from the lanai. Condo came with boogy boards and snorkel gear which was very convenient. Watched the manta ray boats with their underwater lights every night from the lanai, like a carnival on the water.

Reviewed by Esther & John

Date 12/23/2016

Aloha Jim, Our stay at your condo was wonderful. Everything we could need or want was available. From the well appointed kitchen to the comfy bed and above all the view was magnificent. We would definitely stay in 2904 again. Mahalo Esther and John

Reviewed by Eileen

Date 12/09/2016

My husband and I have just completed our 4th (or maybe 5th) stay at Kanaloa at Kona, Unit 2904. Once again we enjoyed the wonderful oceanview and carefully tended gardens and surroundings.

Reviewed by Patricia

Date 08/20/2016

We recently spent two weeks at Kanaloa at Kona, No. 2904. This was our "second" stay at 2904 and we will "be back". The condo is everything you would ask for -- beautifully decorated, clean, comfortable, well stocked with things needs for beach time, etc., and most of all "the view" of the ocean is great. You can watch the Hula Kai night manta dive each evening. I can't wait to return. I am hooked on the Big Island and cannot stay away. I want to mention one other item -- my daughter dropped some money out of her suitcase. The housekeeper found the money and returned it by mail with ...

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Reviewed by Deborah

Date 06/10/2016

My husband and I loved room 2904, the view, pools, beautiful grounds. We didn't even want to leave. Breakfast on the lanai, sunsets at the ocean pool. It was everything and more that we could hope for. The little rock beach next door had beautiful snorkeling. We swam with the Dolphins 2 days in a row and it was magical. Thankyou for your wonderful condo! We loved it!

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Reviewed by mary

Date 05/27/2016

Wonderful stay in unit 2904. Quiet, clean complex with friendly people. Condo had everything you will need for preparing meals to packing for a day at the beach. A variety of beach items and nice heavy beach towels. Condo close to Kahalu'u and Magic Sands. Shopping and farmers market right up street. Found short cut at Keauhou Bay to Sheraton. Nice stroll. Will recommend to family and friends. Oh, did I mention the view from balcony?

Reviewed by Barbara Tyndall

Date 04/11/2016

The condo was clean and attractive. Everything we needed was there, including blow dryers and ironing boards. Needed all those things for the wedding! I would stay here again. Kids had a wonderful time in the pools and we were near shopping and restaurants if we didn't want to cook. Also booked a tour around the island at the office. My 88 year old mother loved it.

Reviewed by Holly

Date 03/13/2016

Originally we were going to stay at a resort, but then decided on a condo rental. Sure glad we found Kanaloa at Kona #2904! This condo had a beautiful view of the ocean, it was quiet and relaxing. We loved that it had 3 pools, one which was for adults only. It was located close to shopping areas. Everyone was friendly. The only thing i noticed was the master bath, the tub/shower was pretty deep to step into for a short person, but not a huge deal. We would definitely recommend #2904!

Reviewed by Tom

Date 12/11/2015

Nice place with good view on the ocean, pretty much like most condos; bed-bath-kitchen, we were happy.

Reviewed by John

Date 11/23/2015

This condo has a wonderful view of the ocean. It is spacious and well equipped. The cabinets in the kitchen and bathrooms are worn but okay. The bed is very comfortable and a breeze keeps the unit cool if you have the patio doors open and fans on. It was clean except for the floor which needs a good scrub. We also had a mouse on our arrival which the management responded to quickly. The complex has wonderful newly surfaced tennis courts and great pools. The location is good for nearby snorkelling spots too.

Reviewed by Canadian traveller

Date 10/07/2015

The good: Nice view to the ocean, quite resort, good internet service. Excellent concierge service The bad: the little bathroom is disgusting. Shameful really. Washing machine needs to be replaced cause it makes an insanely loud noise for about ten minutes towards the end of the washing cycle. Bed sheets were ripped. Utensils were gross. When I asked for a late check out we were denied that request cause the cleaners had to come, despite that the condo was not booked the next day.( we were there during a slow season)I had to pay a whole extra day to stay an extra 4.5 hours. Lastly, ...

Reviewed by Julianaanich

Date 04/20/2015

We know Big Island and a lot of condo. I was not so sure when I booked but when we arrived there we thought it was beautiful. The apartmen has eveything that you need and the most beautiful is the lanai and its view, the sunset and the boats, everynight, with the divers and lights waiting for mantarays. I am sure we´ll come back!.

Reviewed by juan5573

Date 03/08/2015

This was our second stay in 2904 and it is a great one bedroom condo with a terrific location. The condo is spacious and clean, and had all the amenities advertised. However, the bathrooms are dated, especially the tub in the master bathroom. The bathrooms would greatly benefit from renovation. I would recommend this vacation rental, but it would be a qualified recommendation.

Reviewed by Peter K

Date 10/20/2014

Condo unit was spotless, had everything we needed, and had comfortable beds. The only downside were the impossibly loud neighbors who got going at 6:15 every morning and needed to yell back and forth from their unit to the parking lot. Three days in a row. Pools were great, the ping pong table got lots of use, and the staff was friendly.

Reviewed by rick v

Date 09/29/2014

This unit is definitely worth coming back to, again, and again. The view is unbeatable and the condo is well supplied with all you could want for a great vacation experience. We enjoyed the close proximity to Keauhou Bay, with various boating activities and a convenient shopping center. It has the feel of being away from the busier Kailua area, but still just a short drive to enjoy all that area has to offer. It is simply our favorite place on our favorite Hawaiian Island.

Reviewed by Mic G

Date 08/19/2014

What can you say but Mahalo for sharing this little piece of paradise. The condo was comfortable, clean and the little extras made our trip something special. The view is incredible from the condo. Each night we would walk out a short distance to the water and watch the sunset. We believed we were the luckiest people in the world to be able to stand on the edge of an island with nothing between us and the sunset but the water--and we had it all to ourselves. How romantic! We travel the islands and we are experienced condo dwellers. We love the kick back atmosphere of the condos at Kanaloa. ...

Reviewed by LivelaughloveinLotus

Date 06/17/2014

We stayed at Kanaloa at Kona two years ago when we visited the Big Island with our kids and grandkids and found the location to be excellent. This year it was just my husband and I so we looked for a smaller condo in the same complex, we found it in Condo #2904. The accommodations were great and the view from the lanai is unsurpassed. The entire complex is clean, well maintained and quiet. They have 3 beautiful pools; one is located right on the ocean, another is adults only which we got to appreciate this trip and a 3rd pool that is centrally located. Condo#2904 was clean, well equip...

Reviewed by Bryan C

Date 06/07/2014

we didn't want to leave. Condo had everything we needed and more. perfect location close to everything but still quiet.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/14/2014

We've vacationed at Kanaloa at Kona since our honeymoon in 1985. We loved the condo, location and the amenities were great. The condo was clean and very comfortable. The only negative was that we had people upstairs (family with little children) and we could hear their every step above us throughout the day which was a bit disturbing. We believe this was due to the three-story structure (us being in the middle). We will return to Kanaloa at Kona. We love being on the ocean front. Do you have any other units you manage?

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/12/2014

The location and view from the lanai were fantastic! The inside of the condo could use some updating, however everything was clean and met our needs.

Reviewed by BillM

Date 12/27/2013

We stayed in 2904 for the first time after being in various units in this resort over the past 10 years. This unit was exceptionally well equipped, clean, and boasted a perfect ocean view. Morning coffee and evening sunsets were the order of the day on the balcony a stone's throw from the shore.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/07/2013

2904 is a very comfortable condo ... lots of room for two people. The view is beautiful and we spent a lot of time relaxing on the large deck. Kanaloa at Kona is a nice, quiet spot and the grounds are well maintained. The Big Island is the most Hawaiian of all the islands ... we found lot's to do from lovely drives (including Volcanoes National Park) to excellent snorkeling trips ... my husband was very impressed with the manta rays. I can't find anything negative to say. It was one of our better trips.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/17/2013

5 minutes from good restaurants and shopping. 10 minutes from rugged lava fields or lush rain forest. 20 minutes from the airport. 30 minutes from the best beaches on the island. 60 minutes away from both the northernmost point of the island and southernmost point of the us. This is a very good value considering the location and amenities and privacy it provides. It was our first time renting privately and doubt we will ever go back to the hotels. The unit is comfortable and the owners provided all the basics and more - everything we needed to stay for a week. The only thing we felt w...

Reviewed by Max

Date 08/07/2013

We vacation to Hawaii annually during summer and we typically stay at the Hilton in Oahu or Maui. We've been wanting to explore the Big Island for awhile and this year we finally did it. This last trip in the Big Island was the most relaxing and fun time we've had for a long time, and the condo plays a big part of it. The condo complex was well taken care of and the ground staff were very friendly. The location of the condo is very safe and perfect. The unit itself is very private and quiet. We definitely stay there again next year. Thanks to Chuck and aloha Condos for a great vacati...

Reviewed by Patricia

Date 08/03/2013

Our stay from 6/23 to 7/03 was everything we could ask for. This was my third trip to the Big Island, bringing my twin daughters for their first trip. Condo #2904 was perfect for us. The location is exceptional and our stay was wonderful. On my first night of arrival, at 3:00 am, I watched the Moon rise over the ocean, what a view. The condo is excellent in all categories. We loved it very much.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/27/2013

Condo 2904 was wonderful! We were pleased from the moment we walked in the door. Quiet, private setting with a fabulous view of the ocean from the front lanai (we spent most of our time sitting out there in the mornings & evenings). Loved listening to the ocean all night with the breeze blowing through the screen doors. They have a wonderfully equipped kitchen - we cooked most all of our breakfasts & dinners ourselves. Even used the bbq grill just around the corner - very convenient (even when cooking after dark). They have beach chairs, mats and extra beach towels. So nice to ...

Reviewed by Rob & Marion

Date 04/29/2013

This beautiful condo for 2 is spacious, clean, comfortable and has everything needed for guests who like to cook at home. Sitting on the lanai and watching the ocean and listening to the waves crash on the lava shoreline was the perfect start and end to every day. Great location has no road noise and easy access to shopping and the highway. Loved our 2 weeks here.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/11/2013

My wife and I were very happy with this condo. We stayed for two weeks and enjoyed the sitting on the lanai when we weren't out and about. From the lanai we even saw whales and spinner dolphins a few times. The property was clean and well maintained. It was provided with paper towels, and bathroom tissue, laundry detergent, dish soap, and trash bags which was very helpful. There are three pools on the property as well as jacuzzi s, but we preferred the snorkeling in the ocean. The location was convenient to shopping, beaches, and restaurants. It was a relaxing atmosphere and a pleasur...

Reviewed by Canadian Snowbirds

Date 01/29/2013

This is our second visit to Kanaloa at Kona Unit 2904. The location of this unit cannot be beat. The oceanview is outstanding. The amenities are satisfactory, although perhaps a little outdated compared to a similar unit in the complex. We would not hesitate to stay here again in the future.

Reviewed by akielski

Date 09/25/2012

We enjoyed our stay at the condo and found it to be well equipped with everything that we could need. The location is great and the view from the ocean-facing balcony was beautiful. We would not hesitate to stay there again. The resort has 3 swimming pools, but the one closes to the ocean was our favorite. We also used the available gas grills - which are really convenient.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/12/2012

Before booking this condo I spent much time on the internet researching the lodgings, area, etc. as one might expect. We booked with Kanaloa at Kona Condo 2904 because the reviews were very good and it was in a good area. When we showed up (early and weary from our other travels) we were absolutely shocked at how amazingly wonderful this place was! Every room was exceptional - tastefully decorated and clean with modern appliances. Every room contained anything one might need, as if it was our own home. This was just the inside - as we walked up the stairs and into the living area the first ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/03/2012

This condo was great. @nd story overlooking the water. You could not ask for a better place to stay. Clean, quiet, relaxing. When we come back next year we will stay here again.

Reviewed by Scuba Duo

Date 05/09/2012

We just got back from spending a week here and enjoyed every minute. The condo was more than well stocked with anything you could need. We especially appreciated the full size washer and dryer for those loads of bulky beach towels. (Which were provided by the owner) The kitchen was stocked with a variety of spices and condiments. Also provided were a large coffee maker, rice cooker, coffee grinder and more. If I had to rack my brain for a negative there is very little space to store your food besides the refrigerator and freezer. But I would much rather not have to buy the basic spices/con...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/12/2012

Good view. Spacious. Clean. Deck overlooks the water. The washer and dryer are great.

Reviewed by Karen and Brian

Date 03/25/2012

Great one bedroom condo with loads of room! Two balconies and two bathrooms made for a great stay for the 2 of us. We ate all of our meals on the lovely lanai with the awesome ocean view. Very cozy home with a great king size bed. We loved the location of this condo right on the ocean. Felt very private when you spend time on the lanai.

Reviewed by leisure living

Date 11/19/2011

My wife and I just retired and we took some time to visit our favorite island. The condo has everything we needed. We didn't need to buy a thing to add to the kitchen. The view was entertaining. The binocular was a useful tool to enjoy fishing boats, kayakers, racing canoes and dolphins. One evening I watched a fishing boat play a large fish and really got excited as they struggled to subdue the fish next to the boat. The trophy took three fellas quite sometime to haul into the boat. Kanaloa is situated in a quiet and secure location. The entire staff was friendly and helpful. We will...

Reviewed by OB

Date 10/31/2011

The condo was clean and very comfortable. It has a very nice layout,fully equipped kitchen with new appliances. The wireless internet worked all the time, but the wireless router is completely unsecured. Light breeze from the ocean kept the rooms cool, no need for a/C. We especially enjoyed our breakfast on the lanai facing the ocean and reading the book: "Hawaii The Big Island Revealed" provided by owner. We hope to return back some day.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/20/2011

Great Condo, very well equipped, Large rooms, Great Ocean View ( we saw Even dolphins)

Reviewed by EvaDeva

Date 10/03/2011

We stayed in unit 2904 for 2 nights, but wish we would have planned longer. The condo was clean, bathrooms a bit outdated (but not the place you spend the most time!), fully equipped kitchen, and an amazing view of the ocean. We enjoyed our coffee, POG, and breakfast on the lanai facing the ocean each day. The trade winds kept the rooms cool, so there was no need for a/C. We enjoyed our stay and hope to return to this condo!

Reviewed by gail

Date 07/09/2011

We recently traveled to Kona for family wedding. One family member made a reservation at Kanaloa at Kona and we followed suit. It was a great location for family gatherings-we rented 4 different units. Lots of pools, barbeques and easy access to so many sites in the area. Our condo was very comfortable with everything in working order. The best surprise was the snorkel gear and beach stuff in the unit for our use. We woulld definately stay here again.

Reviewed by Happy Guest

Date 05/04/2011

Good location in the complex. Amenities sufficicient, although one of the beach chairs was broken. No air conditioning, but fans were OK if left on all night for circulation. Had a minor problem with slow shower drain, but after a call to Bruce, it was taken care of immediately. Overall, had a great experience and woud do it again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/25/2011

Had a Great stay, everything was great! Great facility's, Very nice pools and BBQ areas. Tennis court, Ping pong. Loved the view of the Ocean, miss it already! Condo was very comfortable,spacious, large bedroom, 2 bathrooms. Enjoyed our stay, we hope to return again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/13/2011

Lovely nice layout. Wonderful having 2 bathrooms even for 2 people. All the amenities one would require for a holliday. The sound of the ocean and the lovely breeze that flowed through the condo. Breakfast and dinner on the lani were special. Nice, not having the maids over every day. We liked that.

Reviewed by John

Date 03/16/2011

Kanloa is a top scale resort and this is one of the best 1 bedroom units on the property. It has a greaqt view of the ocean and also of the wildlife. If we ever stay on the Big Island again we will definately consider staying at this unit.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/08/2011

Our condo, 2904, gave my husband and I a great way to relax and unwind. The large living areas let us spread out and feel at home. The newly added wireless internet worked wonderfully as we had made a pact that my husband could work a bit each morning. While he worked I enjoyed the lanai and even spotted dolphins and whales each morning!

Reviewed by Mike

Date 01/31/2011

Absolutely loved the location of the unit - right on the water! It was very comfortable in a nice community. We really enjoyed our stay there!

Reviewed by Eileen, Vancouver, Canada

Date 01/24/2011

This was our first stay in this area of the Big Island. Last visit we stayed closer to downtown Kona. This area is much quieter. The view from our lanai was spectacular and our accommodations were comfortable and more than met our expectations. We fell asleep to the sound of the surf and awoke to the sound of the birds. Can't wait to return to 2904!!!

Reviewed by Kona Kine a Guy

Date 12/16/2010

After the noisy crowds of Waikiki, condo living was a welcome relief. The grounds and pools offered a great way to relax and sitting on the porch at sunset was a wonderful way to close the day. The condo was comfortable and well appointed. We would definitely return.

Reviewed by Linda

Date 11/26/2010

My husband and I stayed in your lovely condo for 11 nights. We loved the spaciousness of the condo, the glorious ocean view, the sounds of the ocean, the captivating sunsets from the large lanai, the magnificient grounds of Kanaloa at Kona, the three beautiful pools and the total ambience of Kona. Thanks for keeping it affordable so that we could experience the joys of Hawaii.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/13/2010

Great location and fabulous ocean view, peaceful, relaxing location. Loved the facilities (pools, spas, concierge). The booking/checkin was easy. Condo is very well appointed and quite spacious. Condo needs updating in bathrooms (tubs need repairs, better lighting) and iron needs replacing.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/30/2010

The condo is in a excellent location with a beautiful view. There is little to be improved on.

Reviewed by Hawai'i-bound

Date 09/17/2010

This unit was a great oceanfront unit with about a 60 degree view of the ocean from the lanai. We could see spinner dolphins, kayakers, outriggers, fishing boats, and manta ray diving boats form the lanai. At this time of year we could not see the sun "set into the water" from the lanai, but it was visible with a short walk. Keauhou, where Kanaloa at Kona is located, is very convenient to West Hawai'i (and Kailua-Kona) without being in the middle of Kailua and its touristy activity. We have stayed at this condo complex on numerous occasions. The facilities and grounds are generally well-k...

Reviewed by Business Traveler

Date 08/18/2010

The facility was clean, well appointed, and private. We particularly appreciated the easy access and quiet surroundings. We would recommend!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/03/2010

We like the location and the size the condo was very large, Nice. Kitchen is a bit dated but everthing works.

Reviewed by jlp

Date 04/29/2010

Condo 2904 is very nice overall and is recommended. The rooms are tastefully decorated and the bed is very comfortable. The view is very good and close to the ocean. There are a few minor issues that stop me from giving the condo a 5: the bathrooms are servicable but they definitely need a remodel (one bathroom is partially redone), the foam pillows were comfy for foam but there were no feather pillows which we prefer, the walls are pretty thin, but that is likely the case for most condos, and the wireless router was completely unsecured with no encryption. The biggest issue is that the ...

Reviewed by Oak Grove Pottery

Date 04/15/2010

We truly enjoyed our stay at Condo 2904. The condo was extremely well equipped. We were especially thrilled with the kitchen as we both enjoy cooking and use condo kitchens. This one offered so much more than just the regular Outrigger condo kitchens. We appreciated all the little extras to use at the beach. The location is beautiful. We loved listening and watching the surf from the front lanai. We liked the location of the Resort at the end of the "tourist area". Yet, close to Kona and wonderfully close Kayak rentals. Perfect snorkeling just down the beach too. We had planned on ...

Reviewed by Eileen

Date 03/18/2010

The whole complex was quiet and very well maintained. The kitchen was well equipped and the barbecue was easily accessible . The mall was very close ,within walking distance for our groceries . The pools were never crowded or noisey .Getting up in the morning and having kona coffee on the lanai watching humpback whales was fantastic! The only thing I would improve is a better light to see the lock box for the key when you arrive late . Overall a great place to stay and we would go back in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by John and Linda

Date 03/03/2010

I'm not surprised to learn that Aloha Condos would like a review of our stay in Kona. Like everything else, their follow-up is flawless. We arrived late on Saturday night and were greeted by the gate guard. She escorted us to the unit, waited to make sure we had proper entry, and then left with a smile. Needless to say, we were in bed within the hour. Upon awakening, we rushed to the lanai to take in the magnificent view in the early morning sunlight. We were just in time to see a humpbacked whale do a complete jump out of the water, and come crashing down again. So spectacular it's ...

Reviewed by adorekona

Date 02/10/2010

The condo is spacious and beautifully decorated, with everything one needs, and from the lanai we had a wonderful ocean view (whales, birds) and could listen to the surf at night. The Kanaloa at Kona resort is great, with its three pools, spas, tennis, and it's within walking distance of Keauhou shopping and adventures. (We recommend Four Winds II for a great boat and snorkeling trip.) We hope to stay here the next time we're on the Big Island!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/07/2010

The ocean view is excellent and the unit was clean and comfortable. The kitchen has cooking food spices and plenty of dishes and cooking utensils. The appliances were in good condition except the dishwasher the is antiquated and needs replaced. The king size bed and mattress was comfortable. The unit is close to the oceanside pool and sunbathing area.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/12/2009

Roomy, clean and attractive condo. Many amenities including wireless and great view. Was very quiet while we were there. Convenient location especially if you don't like the downtown crowds. Right around the corner from boat trips out of Keauhou Bay and close to groceries, dining and Kahaluu Beach Park snorkeling. Restaurant on premises was closed but kitchen is well equipped. Loved it!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/18/2009

Pros - A very enjoyable place to stay. Close to Kailua-Kona for shopping and dining. Having a washer and dryer is quite convienent. Cons - No air conditioning

Reviewed by PontinhaP

Date 06/05/2009

To quote my wife when she first stepped in : "Oh my God!". This is a little piece of paradise. The only thing missing is AC for the warmer days of the year. We did not need it because it. The wind was ennough to cool us down, but, we could imagine what it would have been a month latter (i.e. June and Jully). We wanted to add our positives comments in the guest book with all the others, but, our flight was moved a lot earlier and we had to rush to get to the airport. A big THANK YOU to Jim and Panit Lisy (owners). Pascal and Aphrodite

Reviewed by bill Texas

Date 05/28/2009

This is a great location. We really enjoyed the 2 baths. The condo is adequate, although we would have liked to have had A/C. Great views, nice pools, very clean. We enjoyed being close to Captain Cook, plus we enjoyed the Keahou Shopping Center - the Thai restaurant is fantastic.

Reviewed by jmatherne

Date 05/19/2009

Unit was very well equipped with all the comforts of home. Grocery store and shopping very near. Security personnel very friendly and helpful upon check in. Unit does not have a/c which was a surprise, but didnt turn into a major problem even in May. Excellent view. Unit could use some updating and maintenance, appears to be mostly original since construction. If I visited the island I would stay there again, given the amount spent it was still a great value overall. We did find Kona to be a little on the quiet side, we prefer things a bit more lively.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/16/2009

Our trip to the Big Island was made so much more enjoyable by the wonderful accomadations provided by your condo.Clean, clean, clean! Everything we could have possibly needed (and more) were provided. The location was convenient to many excursions available to travelers. We were thrilled to learn the reason behind all the dive boats anchored off the Sheraton in the evening viewed from the lanai.

Reviewed by LC

Date 05/03/2009

Very nice condo. Great lanai with ocean view. Enjoyed our stay very much. Condition was very good in 2003.

Reviewed by Bonnie & Roger

Date 04/23/2009

We stayed here once and than again in another unit in 2002. We love the ocean view and love to take walks by the ocean and go swimming. Our cousin lives in Kona and recommended this place also. Hope we can stay there again soon.

Reviewed by Jim and Cathy

Date 04/23/2009

We loved that it was on the second floor so that we could open the lanai doors on both ends of the condo and let the sea breeze through. This also provided for gorgeous views of the ocean and shoreline. There is only a rugged stone beach in the cove next door (not suitable for kids) but it's a short drive to Kahaluu, disappearing sands, etc. for swimming and a great location for trips down to Kealakekua and Honaunau for snorkeling.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/16/2009

We stayed at Kanaloa twelve years earlier, and through the internet found the condo complex once again. Most of the units were frankly too expensive for our planned stay, but after looking at the site several times, this unit popped up. It was just right. I particularly like the communal use of the grills outside.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/12/2009

The situation was great, not only the resort which is on a great part of the Kona coast but the condo is also perfectly placed overlooking the sea. Pleanty of space and well equipped. Very comfortable. Only slight downside, one bathroom looking a bit sad.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/11/2009

The unit was well-furnished with a great view of the ocean. We especially enjoyed watching the sea turtles off the common "sunset deck." Would go back.

Reviewed by Shirley

Date 04/06/2009

Mostly clean, (some ants in the bathrooms), incredible view and location for being in crowded Kailua-Kona at Christmas time. Loved the music provided and the very well equipped kitchen. Felt 'hurried' by the cleaners to get out, twice in fact, before we needed to be gone that last day ... We enjoyed the boogie board a few times at different beaches and the cooler. I would stay here again anytime.

Reviewed by Hank

Date 04/06/2009

If you're like us and don't need a beach at your front door but you still want the ocean views and fresh breezes, you'll love this condo. It has a great lanai with comfortable lounge chairs along with a table, so you can spend your entire time there and still have the great Hawaii experience. But if you want to get out and explore and enjoy the attractions of the Big Island, this place is ideally located, just minutes away from Kona town with its great restaurants and many activities. You'll find this apartment to be just like home with its full sized appliances, comfortable beds and even...

Reviewed by Kathie from Oregon

Date 04/04/2009

My husband and I spent 3 days at Kanaloa at Kona and had a wonderful time. This was our first time at these condos and also our first time on the Big Island. Checking in was a breeze and we were so pleased that everything was spotless and in order when we arrived. The condo was even nicer than the pictures on the internet. We had a lovely view and the pool was just a short walk away. We would definitely recommend this condo. We found the lanai to be especially relaxing and with the incredible views of the ocean and coast line, we spent most of our time out there when we...

Reviewed by telescope

Date 04/01/2009

We enjoyed a tranquil, quiet week with beautiful views while living in an immaculate, spacious, comfortable townhouse located a few milres south of Kailua, Kona. We look forward to a repeat experience in the near future.

Reviewed by LA

Date 12/17/2018

We loved our stay at Kanaloa 203. Comfortable and nicely furnished with plenty of space for 4 adult family members. Kitchen had what we needed to prepare meals. Loved the evenings on the lanai - dining and playing cards. Enjoyed the amenities - we went swimming in the pools, played tennis and ping pong, and used the snorkel equipment and chairs on our beach days. Keauhou is a nice quiet location not far from the busy town of Kona and convenient to explore many areas of the coast. This well cared for accommodation is highly recommended!

Reviewed by Brian

Date 12/11/2018

We stayed 10 days in November and had an excellent stay. The owners were great with communication. The beds were comfortable, AC very handy, and having a full kitchen was great. Would stay again.

Reviewed by Sandi Hall

Date 11/18/2018

We loved the condo. Enjoyed watching golfers on the course. People were friendly and the pool was great. We will definitely stay with you again. Thank you for letting Mark and I enjoy your condo. Mark and Sandi Hall

Reviewed by Margaret

Date 10/03/2018

We needed a last minute booking because of a family situation, and this condo was available. We couldn't have found a better place for our stay. It is clean, beautifully furnished, well stocked and has a lovely peaceful view of the golf course. We were very happy to have air conditioning, as it was very not and humid while we were there. We haven't seen Kona as clear and pristine as it is right now for quite a while. No vog or haze since the volcano has stopped. We decided to extend our time and everyone made it as smooth as it possibly could have been. Immediate response from prop...

Reviewed by Jim and Lisa

Date 09/02/2018

We had the pleasure of staying at this condo August 2018. 1) Our flights to Hawaii were delayed by one day. Kurt and Bonnie quickly responded to our changes and since they did not have a boooking after us, offered to extend our stay by a day. 2) We also showed up the day before hurricane Lane hit (we are unlucky travellers). They corresponded with us throughout our trip to help us make the decision to stay or go and also made sure there was water and flashlights in case the storm was bad (it was not). 3) The condo was clean, fully stocked with anything you would want, had very conforta...

Reviewed by Brent

Date 08/03/2018

Unit 203 was perfect from the moment we stepped in until the 5th day that we checked out. Clean, comfortable, very spacious. Many of the details you would pay attention to in your own home have been taken care of here. Even the knives were sharpened! We’ll be back!

Reviewed by Marnie

Date 07/29/2018

This was our first real family vacation and had a great time. We had stayed at this property before and we knew what we were getting. We wanted a place that was relaxing and quiet while offering variety of options if we wanted them. The location is a little off the beaten path, but that's what made it ideal for us. It's a little further south of Kailua/Kona, but not too far to drive 5-10 min. and go shopping or get a meal. Most of the snorkeling and swimming beaches are south of town anyways, so the condo put you closer to those locations as well. The condo was very close to a small s...

Reviewed by Mark R

Date 07/09/2018

A wonderful unit, well equipped with lots of helpful information, a real home from home. The views from the unit of the golf course were beautiful from the main balcony with the added bonus of a sea view from the master bedroom balcony. We could not have wished for a better place to spend our time in Hawaii. The site itself was very well maintained with lovely well kept grounds, 3 lovely pools to choose from also with hot tubs. Can’t wait for the opportunity to return and would have no hesitation in recommending.

Reviewed by Angie

Date 07/04/2018

We stayed here from May 14 - 22 and absolutely loved it! The condo is very clean, spacious, nicely decorated and exceptionally well equipped. The air conditioning keeps the place cool and comfortable. The location is great - quite and peaceful, close to grocery stores, beaches and restaurants. The complex is small, cozy, secure, very well organized, and taken care of. Has information desk, where you can book your island activities, library, games, tennis courts, 3 pools, access to the ocean (not for swimming - for stunning views), lots of palm tress, flowers, birds and unforgettable sunset...

Reviewed by Janet and David

Date 05/19/2018

This condo is a very clean and beautiful living space, and we immediately felt comfortable to make it our home during our vacation on the Big Island. Check-in was easy and there were no complications. The kitchen was well equipped to enjoy meals at home, and the laundry facilities were modern and accommodating. The bedrooms and closets were spacious. The bathrooms were fully functional. The air conditioning kept the space very comfortable for us. The unit is located is a quiet corner of a lovely complex, overlooking a golf course. The complex is conveniently located when exploring all areas...

Reviewed by Robert Quist

Date 01/15/2018

Our family enjoyed our vacation and the condo. It was nice to have all the comforts of home, condo was well equipped. The beach gear that was available was a nice added perk. Condo is in a quieter area which worked nice for us. The condo was close to a grocery store, theatre, beaches, and restaurants. Condo was a great fit and we would use it again. The only downside was the one security lady seemed like she expected my teenage boys to be doing something wrong, even when they where just walking around Kids ended up having hard feelings about it.

Reviewed by Shannon

Date 12/31/2017

This was our second stay at Kanaloa at Kona, and we continue to be impressed with Kurt and Bonnie's hospitality. This is clearly the Goldsmith's second home, and it shows with the amount of thought they have put into all the details. Thanks to the well-stocked kitchen, we cooked nearly every night because we knew we'd have all the cooking utensils, pots, and pans we needed to pull together delicious meals. Everything is organized, labeled, and easy to find, from the selection of coolers for beach picnics to spare linens. The mattresses are super comfy and helped us sleep well. We were ...

Reviewed by JP

Date 12/14/2017

I believe this is our 4th or 5th time to Kanaloa 203 and we just absolutely love it. The unit is so comfortable and very equipped with anything you would need. The location is very convenient with a grocery store minutes away. The resort has three pools and one specifically for adults only. The grounds and the foliage are just amazing and very well cared for. We are already talking about another trip in 2018.

Reviewed by Thomas

Date 11/15/2017

The Condo 203 was simply fantastic. We were welcomed with a wonderful fruit basket and the decoration had everything you need in a full-fledged house. Everything was extremely well organized and clean. We'd come right back!

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Reviewed by Janet

Date 08/31/2017

We had a wonderful stay at Bonnie and Kurt's condo. It was exceptionally equipped with everything you could possibly need. It is spacious and very comfortable. We had a wonderful welcome basket on the counter when we arrived. We had a little glitch with the air conditioning the morning after our arrival . Tom, the local contact person, was so helpful and had a technician out to repair it very quickly even though it was a Sunday. I would recommend this condo unit to anyone wanting to stay in the Kona area. Close to the downtown district but far enough to be quiet and peaceful. I would rate i...

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Reviewed by Ashley

Date 07/09/2017

We had a very pleasant stay in this condo. The unit was very well equipped with just about anything you may need. The owner has spent a lot of time organizing the unit which is very helpful to the occupants. The beds are the best factor about it. Both beds slept beautifully. Best investment thus far. It's in a great location. Super clean. I would recommend this unit to anyone and will find myself coming back to it if back in the area. Many thanks, Owners.

Reviewed by Pete

Date 05/15/2017

Unit 203 is a bargain! I’ve stayed in several different condos at Kanaloa – this one tops the list for being beautifully furnished, clean, and well maintained. My initial thought upon entering was that it was nicer than the photo’s depict. We typically go for an ocean front unit – but found the golf course lanai quite relaxing. I didn’t miss the ocean view but did occasionally long for the breeze of being close to the water, so will consider A/C next time. The KTA supermarket up the hill seems to improve every year – we’ll probably just skip the usual Costco stop from here on out...

Reviewed by Brian

Date 04/26/2017

This is the first time we have visited the Big Island and the condo is beautiful. This was the perfect size for my wife and 3 kids. The owner contacted me prior to my visit and knowing we were traveling with a 1 year old, they provided a high chair and gates. This condo has everything, all you need to buy is food. There is a convenient grocery store less than 2 miles away. Hopefully we get the chance to visit again!

Reviewed by Linda

Date 04/07/2017

This is a great place, on a scenic golf course and a short walk to the ocean in the evening to watch the sunset. The pools are very nice, all 3 of them. The lush gardens surrounding the condo are wonderful to be amongst and harbor geckos and an array of birds. The condo inside is comfortable and well stocked. It's a pleasant walk to the Keahou Shopping Center and to Keahou Bay. It's paradise!

Reviewed by Kate and Jason

Date 03/31/2017

Loved our stay at Aloha Condo. We took our family of 5 and it had everything we needed to relax and enjoy our time on the big island. The condo was clean and the beds were comfortable, so much so my husband wants to replace our bed at home now!

Reviewed by Nancy and Gerald

Date 03/20/2017

Lovely condo and very nicely appointed. Kitchen is very well equipped and lacked nothing. Would definitely consider staying here again.

Reviewed by Corrie

Date 11/28/2016

We had a great time staying in unit 203 at the Kanaloa at Kona resort. The condo itself was very well stocked, large and very clean. Loved the beds (its my biggest complaint usually). Lots of little things (spices, condiments, etc) were all taken care of. The welcome basket was very thoughtful and shows the great hospitality of its owners. We LOVED it! Sitting on the balcony watching the golfers stroll by was extremely relaxing and very quiet. The facilities in the complex were great. The pools were wonderful especially the oceanside one and we spent hours hanging out there with our...

Reviewed by Joel

Date 10/28/2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Kanaloa at Kona. Kurt and Bonnie have a wonderful condo that met all of our needs. The location was great, the view of the golf course was nice, the unit was very clean, and we immediately felt at home. As I was in town to participate in Ironman, it was very helpful to have a kitchen with everything necessary to prepare familiar pre-race meals. I wish we could have stayed even longer. If I ever get the opportunity to return to Kona, I hope to stay at Kurt and Bonnies condo.

Reviewed by Carol Jackson

Date 10/21/2016

We booked this condo for a surprise birthday stay for my Mom's 80th birthday. The moment she walked in she was happy. It was quiet and spacious (the master suite is to die for with it's own private lanai) and very well equipped. The three pools were perfect. From the Ocean pool we watched a pod of dolphins go by, saw tropical fish in the water, and enjoyed sunbathing while my Dad was able to read the paper under the shaded picnic area. It was great that we could all be together and enjoy what we each liked, all at the same time. There were many times we had the Adult pool all to ourse...

Reviewed by Axel

Date 09/08/2016

We are a family four and all of us loved this apartment. It is very big and gives a lot of space such that every one found his favorite chair or sofa. It even has two lanais. The apartment was very clean and all appliances worked very well. We loved to watch the birds in the trees while having breakfast outside and we loved the pools. The apartment provides everything for a family vacation, many things for activities at the beach and also more than the usual and high quality equipment for cooking and dining. The on site service personal is doing a great job with cleaning and maintena...

Reviewed by Max & Maren .

Date 08/10/2016

We stayed in condo 203 for the second time in June 2016 . This unit is lovely , it has every thing you need for a relaxed stay, this time we shared it with my sister and brother in law and their grandchild . It was great , nice and quiet but close to the pool and tennis courts . Happy to recommend to anyone wanting to relax in a great location.. Thanks again Kurt and Bonnie for allowing us to share your piece of paradise . Max & Maren .

Reviewed by David & Kristi

Date 08/05/2016

This condo was perfect! Plenty of privacy, nice location, well equipped, and very clean. The owners are very generous with their things and that is so very kind! Thank you for such a great stay, and we are excited to visit again in the spring!

Reviewed by Paul

Date 05/01/2016

We have stayed in 203 three times now. Everything is great. Clean, spacious, well equipped, in a good position. Good value. Overlooks golf course, but the ocean is only a 2 minute walk away. We would definitely stay again. Owners are great to work with.

Reviewed by Filip

Date 11/15/2015

This place is amazing!!Kurt and Bonnie equipped the condo so good and we enjoyed our time there. Thank you

Reviewed by Betty M

Date 10/08/2015

My husband and I have been to Hawaii, especially The Big Island, many times. Our first stay was at Kanaloa at Kona and we loved the facilities. We have stayed in many other rental units over the years and when we decided to return to Hawaii to celebrate our 60th wedding anniversary we decided to return especially to Kanaloa at Kona and we found Unit #203!!! THE BEST EVER!! Kurt and Bonnie, the owners of the unit, were very gracious and accommodating from the start. Upon our arrival there was a beautiful floral arrangement of all the exotic flowers of the islands, an anniversary card, a b...

Reviewed by Marybeth

Date 09/23/2015

We've stayed at Kanaloa at Kona 4 times and twice in 203. We were so happy to return and spend a month a month in this wonderful condo. It's very spacious, clean, comfortable and fully stocked. We utilized the well equipped kitchen, beach towels and chairs, coolers and also enjoyed the nice variety of books. The location is perfect, the quiet setting makes you feel as if you are more remote than you actually are as downtown Kailua Kona is just an easy drive north on Ali'i Drive. We loved sitting out on the lanai overlooking the golf course, while enjoying the peaceful view and listening ...

Reviewed by John

Date 07/24/2015

Over the course of six visits, we have stayed in a variety of accommodations on the Big Island, but this condo has surpassed all the rest. We knew we had arrived somewhere special when we saw the unexpected and much appreciated welcome basket. As we looked around the unit, it was clear that Kurt and Bonnie have gone to great lengths to make this a home away from home, equipping it with all the necessities as well as detailed descriptions and directions for everything from using appliances to making the most of your island visit. When we had a minor problem with equipment, the response was ...

Reviewed by Ne0phyte

Date 07/15/2015

The condo we rented (203) was the best rental we've ever had. Everything was perfect - starting with a lovely welcome fruit basket and going through lots of nice touches. The unit is huge and decorated beautifully. You feel at home staying there, there is no usual coldness of a vacation rental. The kitchen is fully stocked and there is a lovely lanai overlooking a golf course. Mattresses are very comfortable and expensive. Everything there is designed and bought for a personal use, not for a rental. There is a 5 min walk to the pool area overlooking the ocean and we were watching sunsets th...

Reviewed by PattySine

Date 04/30/2015

This condo had everything we needed and then some. The property is beautiful with three pools and a hot tub at each. The location is great, just a short drive into town. We did a lot of day trips and this location was a perfect base for us. The beds are super comfortable. The owners are very quick to get back to you if you have any concerns. It was a very quiet relaxing place to stay, there was five of us and there is plenty of room for everyone. Thanks for making our trip enjoyable, I will stay here again when I go back!

Reviewed by TriPustolovec

Date 11/01/2014

Condo 203 is really beautifull. We didn't expect such a nice appartment. Everything was like it is shown in the photos. It's very quiet, except when garden workers are doing their job. There are 2 swimming pools at Kanaloa at Kona, one with nice view on the ocean.

Reviewed by KonaMike14

Date 10/21/2014

I recently stayed in this condo and found it even nicer than I had expected. It was clean, well equipped, and very spacious. The view off the lanai was very peaceful and a great place to enjoy a meal. The owners were readily available to answer any questions I had and couldn't have been nicer to deal with. Be sure to catch the amazing sunsets from the ocean pool-it doesn't get any better than that!

Reviewed by ginsengNewYork

Date 09/06/2014

This beautiful condo proved to be the perfect choice for our vacation, which we prolonged. The owners go to great lengths to make sure that their place is comfortable and has everything one can need ( from great mattresses and cookware to a delicious welcoming fruit basket!) The apartment is located on a carefully manicured estate, at walking distance from a nice shopping center (with a lovely Saturday organic market), right on the volcanic coast close to the Sheraton resort (where one goes diving with manta rays, an absolute must! ). No beach here as the coast is quite rocky, b...

Reviewed by William D D

Date 06/13/2014

Of all our trips to Maui and the Big Island, Our stay here was by far the best. Everything was "TOP SHELF" from the layout and view to beds to cookware to condiments entertainment, facility and the special added welcome package. This was our 20th Wedding Anniversary - and second honeymoon - and this condo helped make it a perfect time. Thank you so much for allowing us the opportunity to enjoy such a wonderful home away from home. MAHALO!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/06/2014

What a beautiful condo you have Bonnie and Kurt! It is a huge space, easily enough for six people if two of those didn't mind sleeping on the pull out couch. The welcome basket with fruit, cookies and chocolate was deeply appreciated as was the fully stocked spice cabinet and refrigerated condiments. (Just a reminder for anyone going to Hawaii that they will be the first state that will not give out bags when you grocery shop, so take your own.) Thanks for the posted advice about how to control bugs. We stayed in this complex previously in a first floor condo and really had trouble with b...

Reviewed by DesignPro

Date 12/12/2013

With two exceptions, everything in the condo was as perfect as checking in at a 4-Star resort. The place was spotless, everything was in place and we felt at home within minutes of our arrival. The two minor exceptions are as follows: The toaster did not work. There was no shampoo in either bathroom, only conditioner. Location is excellent...close to amenities, shopping yet very quiet and serene.

Reviewed by George K

Date 08/28/2013

This was about our 5th visit to 203 and we love it. It is like our home away from Home. Everything you might want is there. This time, we drove the Saddle Road between Hilo and Kona and it is wonderful. The local literature still say to stay off of it because it is narrow, bumpy, filled with turns and very dangerous. The truth is, it has been completely rebuilt during the past 6 years under the supervision of the Federal Highway authority and it is fantastic. 1-1/2 hours between Hilo and Kona. Wide smooth roadway with gentle turns. If you want to play golf, be aware that the Kona Countr...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/19/2013

This was our second stay in Kanaloa at Kona 203. Simply wonderful. Pros... large condo, quiet location, close to snorkeling, great pools, tennis and table tennis, covered parking, Smart TV, super fast Internet, great beds, great price. Cons... cannot see ocean from room (but you can go down to the ocean pool and see it there.

Reviewed by Elaine Buck

Date 07/22/2013

We thoroughly enjoyed Condo 203. It was a real home-away-from-home, comfortable and very nicely decorated. Not one complaint!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/15/2013

We traveled around Hawaii for 2 months and this was the one condo we stayed at that exceeded our expectations, where the photos do not show what a lovely home it is. It is extremely well-cared for with great quality furniture, art, and products throughout. We had everything we needed and felt the location was peacefully off-the-beaten-track, yet close to Kona/Kailua, a brief drive to Kealakekua and Honaunau to the south, and a short drive to the Kekaha Kai & Waikolola area beaches to the north. We would recommend this unit without one hesitation and would love to return and stay longer ...

Reviewed by The Thornton Family

Date 06/24/2013

This was our first trip to the Big Island. We spent two days in Hilo and 8 days in Kailua-Kona. Condo 203 was breath taking. The condo was a little slice of Kona. The decore was exactly what you would picture in Hawaii. The condo was very clean and was well equiped with everything needed. The KTa grocery store and Longs Drugs were convienent for all our needs. We enjoyed the volcano and the Pana`ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens in Hilo. In Kailua-Kona we enjoyed a luau at Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, snorkeling cruise on a catamaran to Kealakekua Bay and a trip to The P...

Reviewed by cowboy1275

Date 06/02/2013

What a great stay at such an awesome condo. Everything you could need was there, the condo was well equipped and Kurt and Bonnie went above and beyond to make us forgot all our troubles on our previous Island adventures. The welcome basket was well stocked and the pineapple was sooo delicious. We stayed for 6 days and our kids enjoyed thoose 6 days the most. The usage of the gear in the carport was AWESOME and saved us from having to rent. We will be staying here anytime we visit our friends on the Big Island! Thanks for such a great stay.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/20/2013

The condo is much more lovely and larger than an internet picture can show. Easy access to many area attractions but in such a lovely and quiet area that lends to R&R; but just down the road from all the action. Better equipped than most vacation rentals, in fact it felt like our own luxury home. I could choose from a restful nights sleep in the king sized sleep number bed or a lazy nap in a large reclining chair the size of a full bed on one of the two decks. The soft clean water of the Island is so enjoyable from the luxury tiled shower in the large master bath. You could cook anyt...

Reviewed by Sal & MaryLou

Date 02/27/2013

This was our second trip to Kona and first time staying at a condo. What a wonderful experience! Your condo just echoed "Aloha" from the welcoming fruit basket to the oh-so comfortable furniture! Thank you for all the amenities you provided, all we had to buy were groceries! Thank you for the little suggestive notes we found around the condo that were so helpful. We had a wonderfully relaxing time at your place and will be sure to come back again. Mahalo.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/25/2013

Unit 203 was by far the best rental condo we have ever stayed in. Super clean and well equipped with whatever we needed for our stay. Beautiful scenery on the golfcourse and wonderful breezes blowing thru the unit. No need for air conditioning! Would definitely stay there again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/03/2012

This was our 8th trip to Hawaii (we have logged more than 3000 miles driving on the Big Island alone) and a 30th wedding anniversary trip. Firstly, let me highly recommend aloha Condo's website for your use (and I have no association with this group). Far and away the best selection and reasonable costs for these units. On the Big Island, I would suggest that unit #203 is one of the nicest locations on a golf course and near pretty much everything. The new owner's made sure we knew everything we needed, kept us informed and had a wonderful fruit basket waiting the day of arrival, no hassles...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/10/2012

Arriving at the resort feels like arriving at a pocket of paradise...warm greeting at the gate, going through to lush landscaping (more hibiscus flowers than I've ever seen before), and all to the sound of birdsong. Walk in to a gorgeous welcome tropical fruit basket, and you know that it couldn't get much better! This unit has an embracing view of the rolling greens of the golf course - the lanai is just so inviting. Inside, the unit is set up for every comfort for the family. It's very relaxed decor/finish etc was just right for a relaxing family holiday (not for 5 star marble seekers). ...

Reviewed by Gary

Date 03/20/2012

This is the best condo in the best location on the Island. This was our third stay in Konaloa 203. The furnishings and amenities are supurb. Jim thinks of everything you might need for your stay and then supplies it, from pillows to potato peeler. Our most recent 3 week stay was absolutely fabulous.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/05/2012

We have rented other condos in the past, and this was by far the best equipped condo. It has everything from spices to zip lock bags, detergent to shampoo/conditioner - we really appreciated not having to go to the store for anything besides food! Kanaloa is one of our favorite condo resorts. This unit was very peaceful, right on the golf course with a lot of greenery all around. It was also quite a bit detached from the other condos so we were not overlooking anyone else which was very nice.

Reviewed by California Travelers

Date 12/28/2011

#203 at Kanaloa was a perfect experience. it is just as the photos beheld, plus! There was just about everything one could want. The laundry, kitchen and bathrooms were completely equipped, it was like home. Forgot sunscreen, there's some left under the sink, oh, need a plastic drink cup for the pool, bottom cabinets, how about a cocktail shaker for mojitos...yep! The beds are fabulous, the living/dining area is spacious and ample. Love the place and look forward to returning. Aloha!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/27/2011

We have stayed at the Kanaloa at Kona five times, each time in a different condo. 203 is the best value! You cannot see the ocean, but you do look out over the lush green golf course. Condo have everything you need, clean, well furnished, quiet location. We needed a late checkout and we were able to stay in the condo till 3PM (as no one was coming in the day we checked out.)

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/27/2011

This condo was by far my best experience with renting on the big island. It is so beautiful overlooking the golf course. And yes, we all agreed, the beds were dreamy. Entering a home atmosphere and feeling right at home and comfortable was a joy. All of our needs and wants were met. The owner was professional regarding the "paperwork" part. We all felt like we should respect the condo just like it were our home. It is not a dump, it is a palace, so we treated it like a palace, with respect. We hope to return to Kona and 203. Thank you for everything.

Reviewed by Roy and Family

Date 10/15/2011

We loved Condo 203. The unit as very clean and was fully equipped with all the necessities as well as extras such as beach mats, snorkels, and beach chairs which helped us enjoy the local hotspots. The beds were extremely comfortable and the binder with the area information was very helpful. A fabulous spot for our Ironman vacation.

Reviewed by The Hatch family in Newberg, Oregon

Date 08/08/2011

This was our first trip to Kona as a family (2 adults/4 children under age 13) and we are so thankful to have found Jim's condo at Kanaloa! The check-in process was easy and the the condo was very clean! It was rather hot inside so once we turned the a/c on, it was a short time for it to cool down. The condo stayed cool and comfortable every day after that. We loved the space of the condo with a large livingroom and diningroom that faces the quiet golf course, and the master bedroom has a large dressing room where we could hang clothes and stow our luggage. The condo had everything that...

Reviewed by Fishon

Date 06/06/2011

This is the second time we have rented this condo, the first 3yrs ago was for our kids.This time was for us and it was great again. Nothing is overlooked and you only need to buy your food. The condo is kept just like your own home. It is a pleasure to stay here.

Reviewed by Denice

Date 05/20/2011

Condo was just as shown on the web site. Was well furnished,and had a great kitchen. Beds were very comfortable. Would come back here again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/14/2011

Jim has supplied his condo with style and elegance. One cannot help but try to treat it as if it were his own. Lovely views, superior bedding and furniture, well appointed kitchen. A 2 week pleasure.

Reviewed by punapaniolo

Date 03/11/2011

Condo 203 at Kanaloa at Kona is the perfect setting for a magical trip. Everything you may need has been considered and provided. The beds are so comfortable that I plan to buy one for myself. You need only bring reef friendly sun block and appropriate beach wear. The Kanaloa at Kona resort is a lush tropical paradise. It is meticulously maintained and spotlessly clean. If you are looking for a lush tropical location in a serene setting, look no further.

Reviewed by Amber

Date 11/23/2010

Condo 203 is the cream of the crop! We stayed in this venue for three weeks and couldn't have asked for better accommodations while on the big island. No detail is omitted...even down to clothes soap, cooking utensils/appliances, snorkeling supplies, etc. It's close enough to town and markets, yet tucked away in a beautifully landscaped hideaway. All three pools were lovely and being able to hear the nearby waves crash added the greatest ambiance. We loved it!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/14/2010

My little brother is an Ironman and we had to come from Denmark to Kona, Hawaii, to partisipate in the world championship Ford Ironman in Kona Hawaii.. I find a cheap flihgt and started looking for hotels/condos etc. When I find Kona at Kanalua on the internet, I was sure that was gonna be our vacation spot. And what a place. We had the best time in Kona, I would absolutely recommend it to everybody. And hopefully we come back next year.

Reviewed by Hawaii Fi

Date 10/19/2010

The Condo at Kanaloa at Kona was a lot better then we expected, especially for the price. Very spacious 2 bedroom with private deck connected to master suite, and another large deck fronting golf course was great in the evenings. My wife especially enjoyed the 3 pools. The one by the ocean was great, but we preferred the pool next to the activity room where we took full advantage of the ping pong table. Very close to the harbor for snorkel tours and 15 minutes out of downtown Kona if you're into the touristy thing.

Reviewed by HiloBoy

Date 09/08/2010

Beautiful (clean) condo, great getaway even if we do live on the island. It was relaxing sitting on the lanai in the mornings, sipping coffee and listening to the birds. The condo had everything we needed - dishes, silverware, cooking utensils, extra bed linens, towels, videos, books, games,etc. Will definitely stay there again!

Reviewed by Linda, Kath, Bethann, Margee

Date 09/05/2010

Our stay at Kanaloa condo 203 exceeded our expectations for our 30 year reunion. From our entry when we found someone had anticipated our arrival and left Hawaiian music, soft lighting, and some air conditioning on to greet us, to our departure, we remained delightfully surprised. Jim seemed to have anticipated our every need; from a cooler and ice packs we used when grocery shopping at Costco, to snorkel equipment, beach chairs and towels, detergent for the laundry, toiletries for the bathroom, a high speed internet connection, any cooking utensil we found a need for, a Hawaiian cookbook ...

Reviewed by dinamaramag

Date 08/21/2010

I am very surprise that the condo was clean; it felt like it was home away from home. All the necessities that you can think of was available in the condo itself. I will recommend this to all of our friends. Don't be surprised that this will be our annual vacation place. Thanks Fran for your recommendation again! We are very happy with the accommodations!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/02/2010

I reserved unit #203 at Kanaloa at Kona through aloha Condos. Our 8-day stay was outstanding in all aspects. Booking and instructions: Booking was efficient and our queries were answered promptly. Instructions to access the resort and the unit were crystal-clear and it was easy to find the condo even after dark. The condo: Everything there is arranged to make your stay easy, comfortable and, enjoyable. The unit is perfectly clean and highly functional. The fact that beach equipment was provided and the welcome fruit basket are nice touches that the whole family appreciated. The unit is be...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/11/2010

This condo was extremely clean, 1 floor above ground so no bugs at all, very well decorated, had lots of space, very comfortable bed and furnishings- all top-line it seems. I would recommend staying here. From the guest book entries I saw, many others shared this view. We'll be back, and thanks. It was like staying at somehwhere that much thought had been put into making if comfortble and pleasing.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/07/2010

Kanaloa Kona is a very peaceful location. My husband and young son really enjoy the surroundings. It is a prefect retreat for us all. Definitely good value for money The condo is very good and extremely well equipped. The beaches we prefer to use are not close by which means we do use our rental car quite a lot. We intend to return to condo 203 some time soon.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/04/2010

Everyone should book through aloha Condos rather than going through the Resort. We had a baseball tournament and we were one of the few that didn't book through the Resort. Check in was so simple. We got there the same time as the other families and we had already settled in our condo, and they were still in the process of checking in. The condo is exactly like how you see it on the website. Beautiful and very spacious. We highly recommend this condo and would stay there again!!! 2 thumbs up!!!

Reviewed by roccitman

Date 04/23/2010

Loved our stay at Jim's Kanaloa At Kona Condo unit 203. We had an amazing first experience, showing up and the place was amazing and had everything we could possibly need. Very comfy home with table in the living room that was perfect for playing games around at night. The resort is really nice with 3 pools and even hot tubs (we used one night when it was raining :) ). Oh, and we booked via Great site, really helped us find the best place for the best price.

Reviewed by SCASSIUM

Date 04/22/2010

The condo was affordable, beautiful, very roomy, and it had everything we needed!! We travel to Kona every year for my son's basketball tournament and have always stayed in a hotel but after staying in the condo, we will never stay in another hotel ever again!! I've already recommended this condo to all my friends.

Reviewed by Cindy

Date 03/24/2010

Our Ratings: Aloha- 10 (Loved the coffee & fruit) Decor- 10 (Beautiful yet welcoming) Beds- 10 (Like sleeping on a cloud!) Accoutriments- 10 (more appliances than I could ever imagine, beach towels, beach gear, everything we could want) Cleanlieness- 10 (Immaculate) Atmosphere- 10 (Family,fun,laid back) Grounds-10 (Gorgeous pools and shoreline) Price- 10 (We got only a so-so condo on Maui for the same price) We cannot wait to come back to 203B at Kanaloa at Kona! LOVED IT!!!!!

Reviewed by Flatski's

Date 03/10/2010

This is our eighth consecutive year visiting the Big Island and our fifth stay at Kanaloa. This condo is by far one of the superior rentals that we have stayed in in this complex. The condo was not only clean and homey, but during the tsunamia warning the owners personally called us to offer their advise and assistance. The only thing we missed was the small refrigerator on the lanai, we like our beverages nearby in our evening relaxation period. We would highly recommend this unit and hope to aquire it again next year.

Reviewed by L and H

Date 01/07/2010

We stayed here for two weeks, the first time in this condo but a return visit to Kanaloa. The complex is away from the bustle of Kailua but handy to a shopping centre that has a lot of amenities. The condo is very comfortable and well maintained. There are a lot of nice touches that you often don't find in a condo, like toiletries. The kitchen is well stocked to get you started if you want to cook. Both the lanais are equipped with comfy furniture and perfect for relaxing o dining outside. Our only complaint was having to pay for cleaning twice in two weeks - and the cleaning fees are hig...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/04/2009

Everything you need and want and then some

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/06/2009

Really enjoyed our stay at Kanaloa condo 203. Made a great base to explore Hawaii and to be able to relax after a day sightseeing. Would go back there again.

Reviewed by Love the Big Island

Date 09/25/2009

We found our condo to be very good. It was very well organised and clean with Hawaiian furnishings and decor. I loved sitting on the sun lounger in the morning and looking at all the beautiful flowers and the tropical birds. I have never slept so well. It was very peaceful. Kona is a great location. 15 mins form airport. The amenities were very good I liked the fact it has a mail box in the main office. The owner of the condo left very good details about where you can find everything. The kitchen and bathrooms of the condo could be updated but I found them to be adequate. My favour...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/14/2009

We love the location that is central to one of the best beaches for snorkeling and close to the marina we visited to catch our boat for our scuba outings. The resort is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy. The condo itself is beautifully decorated, and had all the comforts or home, plus more. It was so nice to have beach towels, snorkeling gear, boggy board, and ice chest available for our outings. To top things off we even received a welcome basket full of treats. What an amazing vacation we had! We can't wait to return.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/05/2009

Although we live on the east side of the Big Island we really enjoyed our staycation. The condo was spacious, clean and welcoming. All the attention to detail truly made it a "Tropical Retreat". It was close to everything but still quiet and secluded. Everything was well maintained. We won't hesitate to come again or recommend to friends and relatives.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/28/2009

What a wonderful place Kanaloa is! We've stayed there 5 or 6 times now. And this time was no disappointment. Of all the condos we've visited, #203 was the best organized. All the closets were clearly labelled. There were detailed instruction books on the desk. And there were plenty of supplies. We therefore had a care-free stay. We were delightfully surprised to find a gift basket from the owner at the door. We're looking forward to return next year, and we will definitely book through Aloha Condos (rather than with the on-site organization).

Reviewed by Deb in Denver

Date 06/17/2009

This condo is in a great location in the Kailua area. We enjoyed eating meals on the spacious and well-appointed lanai. The condo is well-suited for a couple with young children; it would be crowded for a couple with two teenagers. Although not on the ocean, the view across the fairways of the golf course are fine and relaxing. My only less than stellar statement is that the kitchen and baths have not been updated, so these areas of the condo feel old and tired.

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Date 06/04/2009

Jim's unit at Kanaloa is amazing! We stayed before and had a certain expectation,br / which was exceeded with his unit at Kanaloa at Kona. Our oldest wasbr /with us this time, and every other sentence was, "He just providesbr /that?!", "You don't need to bring anything." The condo is really wellbr /put together, beautiful decorations, and every amenity you could thinkbr /of, and some more you didn't. The second floor unit has great vaultedbr /ceilings and tons of room (wait till you see the huge walk-in closetbr /in the master). Eating breakfast on the lanai was a ritual, followedbr ...

Reviewed by Detailed travel planner

Date 05/02/2009

We often travel as a family. It's always a challenge for us to find accommodation for 5, parents and 3 teenagers. Thus, when I could luckily reach the owner by phone, I felt very good about him as he was very kind and sincere to answer my questions and offer suggestions. He was very professionally communicative throughout our Hawaiian holiday. The location was away from the busy highway and was very quiet, yet very close to shopping and dinning. I believe that the owner vacations in the property when not renting. The place was more than we expected. It was just like being at one's el...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/27/2009

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed your lovely immaculate condo during our stay to attend a family reunion. Kona is my hometown and Hawaii will always be "home" for us. We were impressed with the fully stocked kitchen and bath facilities, equipped with all the conveniences for a comfortable stay. The Hawaiian decor was also very tastefully done which made us feel very much at home away from home. We would definitely highly recommend your condo to anyone, and know they will not be disappointed in any way. Aloha, and Mahalo. Ken and Mary Bentley

Reviewed by Linda Christine

Date 04/26/2009

We stayed in this wonderfully furnished and equipped condo with our two grown children. We've traveled to Hawaii many times and stayed in many places. This is by far our favorite Condo of those we've stayed in and nicer by far than even some of the high end resorts. The kitchen is well equipped and we enjoyed cooking when we didn't feel like dining out. The condo was roomy and the balcony overlooks the golf course. We are not golfers but enjoyed the ambience. The pool area and grounds are very nice also. I recommend this condo without reservation.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/23/2009

Have been coming here for many years...first one was in Oct 19998, and the rest is history. Great place with serenity, peace, and many amenities. So no more about this, as I don't want a good secret to be spoiled by more renters.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/23/2009

We found out about this condo on Trip Advisor and all the comments were exact. This condo is very clean, very large, quiet and welcoming. We had everything we needed and more. The complex is also beautiful and the area of Kona great ! We enjoyed the quietness, the view on the golf course, the sound of the birds every morning. We had to switch condos after a week because this condo was previously booked so our second week at Kanaloa was nice but we missed this condo in particular very much. I would not go back to another one in Kona. The ownwer is extremely nice. Thanks for the great memorie...

Reviewed by Jennifer

Date 04/23/2009

Great location being south of downtown Kona--less traffic. Condo was very clean; 2nd floor unit was very quiet as there was no one above us. The price was reasonable and we would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by bmuller

Date 04/23/2009

Our family stayed at Kanaloa at Kona #203 several years ago. It was our 3rd trip to the Big Island in 5 years, and our first stay at unit #203. By far, unit #203 was the nicest unit we stayed at. It was the most spacious, quietest, and most beautifully furnished. The unit is located on the edge of the golf course, and is situated away from the parking lot, so it is especially quiet. The very large living room looks out to the golf course. The furnishings are not only high quality, but tastefully done in a "tropical" theme, adding to the island experience. The kitchen is fully equipped, and...

Reviewed by ddwi

Date 04/23/2009

Excellent condo at very fair price. Well-maintained and the welcome basket were excellent. Would stay there again in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by Kirsty Ketchum

Date 04/19/2009

We were very impressed with the owner's efforts to make this condo a welcoming and relaxing place to stay. The attention to detail is very evident - soap supplied for the dishwasher (rather than having to buy a whole box for just a week's stay), waterproof pads for the mattress (we have 2 young kids), detailed information on where to eat and what to do locally, beach toys for the kids, a welcoming gift basket including Kona coffee, all the appliances and dishes one could ever need, and the list goes on and on. I really appreciate it when someone 'gets it,' and Jim clearly does. The condo wa...

Reviewed by Larre

Date 04/16/2009

This is the fourth time that we have stayed in KAK 203, and it will not be the last. We continue to return year after year for several reasons: the peaceful lanai on the golf course; the excellent location; the fabulous kitchen; the top-end outdoor barbeque; and the memories that come from staying in this perfect home. If I could move into 203 permanently, I would! We are already looking forward to returning!

Reviewed by Val & Andy

Date 04/16/2009

This was the perfect place for us on our first family visit to the Big Island. We were very impressed with the condo: location, size, amenities, layout, and price. The condo met our every need! We especially enjoyed the matresses, relaxing on the lanais, spacious rooms, and thank you for the chocolate and coffee welcome gift! It was paradise - we hope to return soon and highly recommend this unit.

Reviewed by ilikeehawaii1

Date 04/08/2009

We had a wonderful week stay @ the Kanaloa in Kona in condo #203. It was very spacious for just the 2 of us and very clean. There are swimming pools each w/jacuzzis and BBQs on the grounds if one day you don't wish to eat out. It was a fun time for us; I will always remember the friendly people we met, all the excellent restaurants (look around a little & you'll find some great prices)and the bright vivid colors you can only find on the islands. Take it all in while you're there and enjoy every minute of it !

Reviewed by SUNSET

Date 04/07/2009


Reviewed by Bearfus

Date 04/06/2009

The unit was absolutely perfect for us and in "like new" condition with not a single scuff or mark anywhere. It looked like something you would see in a decorating magazine and nothing like the "no personality" rentals that are so common. Small touches everywhere made it feel like a beautiful friend's home. The view of the golf course was fun as we sat and had breakfast well making rude comments (quietly to each other) about some of the golfers lack of talent on the links! We would return in a heartbeat!!

Reviewed by bernice

Date 04/05/2009

Our family of four loved staying here. The unit is very well-maintained and well-equipped. It felt like home - better than home. The location is convenient.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/04/2009

We just spent a wonderful week at the Kanaloa at Kona. This was our third time stay at this condo. We think this location is ideal at Big Island especially at Kona side, not so far from center of Kona but quiet. Easy access to southern beautiful snorkeling points such as Kealakekua bay or Puuhouna O Hanaunau park where we could meet dolphins. The room was clean and all necessary things were there for cooking. Shopping center is in walking distance. There are three pools at this condo and two tennis courts, both we could use free. We'd definitely recommend this condo at Kona. We really enjoy...

Reviewed by juliod

Date 04/02/2009

The Condo was first rate - better that I expected - Living area was large and well decorated - it had everything we needed - I would recommend this condo to All !!!- The only negative was no markings at the street you turn down to get to the complex entrance -I came in at night and it took a little searching before I found the gate.

Reviewed by AlohaLori&Skip

Date 04/02/2009

We spent 5 nights at this condo, and this was our second visit. We love this condo and the complex. The condo is very quiet and private, with an awesome view of the fairway off one of the lanais where you can watch birds and geckos in the morning while having coffee. It's spacious,nicely decorated, and well equipped with all the luxuries of home. The complex has pools, tennis courts, and gas grills. There is a walking path along the shoreline where you can watch the sunset. Upon arrival, Jim provides a very nice gift basket with assorted fresh fruits and goodies. We highly recommend this ...

Reviewed by fishsf

Date 04/02/2009

We have stayed in this condo numerous times and have been very satisfied. It is beautifully furnished and has a nice location on the property. We have always been comfortable and enjoyed out stay in paradise. We would highly recommend this condo.

Reviewed by GGaryToo

Date 03/31/2009

Our stay in Jim's condo at Konaloa was beyond spectacular. The condo is furnished and outfitted with only the finest of furniture, bedding, appliances and accessories. The unit is just splendidly outfitted. Everything you may think you could need is there. Even questions that arise due to "operator error" are answered promptly and fixes provided. There are not enough superlatives in our vocabulary adequately describe our stay in Jim's condo. It made for a truly perfect vacation. Mahalo Gary & Linda

Reviewed by O2BinKona

Date 03/31/2009

This condo is so nice I don't want the secret to get out. Kanaloa is in a good location, the grounds and three pools are always well tended. Unit 203 is beautifully furnished and maintained. I've rented through three times and highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Edmonds visitor

Date 03/31/2009

We have stayed at this beautiful property twice now. It is very comfortable with with 2 bedrooms and a huge sofa in the living room (if necessary). It is beautifully decorated, cleaner than you can imagine and all of the household items you would ever need. We have always felt safe and secure while staying here. The neighbors are friendly, the grounds immaculate and the fairway view is unbeatable. We will go back again and again. The Big Island is our favorite, with such variety of scenery and things to do. Jim is a pleasure to do business with, very knowledgeable about the island, t...

Reviewed by martin

Date 12/16/2018

Fantastic views of the ocean and 12th hole from the lanai made for a great winter stay.

Reviewed by Anthony

Date 07/04/2018

This condo have the best location. The AC is the master bedroom is a plus. The sunset view is spectacular....

Reviewed by Charles W

Date 03/31/2018

Elaine has done an outstanding job furnishing the unit and it is as I remembered! The Sunsets are to die for and I am already planning a return trip. Thank you Elaine and Harvey for sharing your condo with us. Chuck & Di Bishop

Reviewed by Dave and Sandi

Date 03/17/2018

This condo was excellent value for the money. Overall, the owner was good to deal with and very accommodating. The kitchen had everything we needed and this spacious unit felt very homey with a very comfortable king size bed. There's a murphy bed in the living room and the mattress is fairly new and firm, but comfortable. The wet bar on the lanai needs some tlc and wasn't really usable. Being on the golf course made for a nice quiet unit, although some of the neighbours were noisy into the late hours. Be aware that there is absolutely no smoking on the Kanaloa at Kona condo premises at...

Reviewed by Geraldine

Date 12/29/2017

Beautiful Location The condo has great ocean and golf course views. The condo is clean and well equipped, has everything you need. Totally enjoyed our time there and would stay there again.

Some good, some bad

Reviewed by sherri

Date 11/21/2017

Pros: Good views from the lanai. Lots of utensils and miscellaneous items in the kitchen that are useful for storing food. Also provided is a nice cooler and other beach items. The list of books on Hawaii are are also useful. The couches were comfortable. The refrigerator has an ice machine which worked well. Cons: I'm not sure I would rent this place again. The very first day, there was a disgusting 2 inch cockroach on the kitchen floor. The next 2 days we saw 2 smaller roaches in the kitchen. When talking to maintenance, they claim the units are sprayed every month but another ...

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Reviewed by Lawrence

Date 11/11/2017

Our stay was wonderful. Not onky was the unit well equiped, but ver clean.

Reviewed by Dan Ayers

Date 10/25/2017

Good condo

Reviewed by martin

Date 10/13/2017

Thanks Elaine for having us again! Fabulous as always!  Great golfers location (12th tee box at Kona CC). Relaxing on the lanai is always one of the high points of the trip. Trade winds cooled things off at night. Quick food tips that we discovered this time out: Big Island Brewhaus in Waimea Pueo's Osteria in Waikoloa Village Take Care and thanks again!

Reviewed by Lucie

Date 09/21/2017

We had such a wonderful stay at Kanaloa at Kona condos. The unit 1604 was perfect : big bedroom with a king bed, two bathrooms, large livingroom and patio. The view is spectacular and we loved to watch the sunset. The pool just in front of the ocean is also a great asset. We surely recommand this resort if you think going to Big Island one day.

Reviewed by Clara

Date 04/06/2017

When we come back to the big Island, we would love to stay at Elaine's condo. It's perfectly located to drive north or south. The complex has 3 pools and hot tubs. The condo is facing north west, so sitting on the lanai offers always a breeze and no direct sun, so it's never too hot! It was quiet and peaceful at night and during the day! We ate all our meals on the balcony. The kitchen is very well equipped and stocked with the basics (salt, pepper, condiments, oils...). The king size bed was very comfortable, and the fan above kept us cool. Elaine was very helpful and generously allowed...

Reviewed by Ellen

Date 09/26/2016

1604 is my home away from home. I can't count the number of times I have vacationed there. The location is perfect with golf course & ocean views. Everything you need for a truly fun, relaxing vacation is provided. Just bring your swim suit, shorts, tees, and flip flops. Don't forget your snorkel gear ! Elaine is the owner. She is a WONDERFUL person. You can't go wrong. Kanaloa is absolutely gorgeous. The entire property is meticulously cared for. I have been staying there since the project was built and would not consider any where else nor would I consider renting from any other owne...

Reviewed by Sandrine

Date 08/21/2016

We enjoyed our stay in you Condo. It was exactly as described, well furnished with space and a beautiful view ! We enjoyed lovely sunset !

Reviewed by John

Date 03/20/2016

Loved the Kanola condos and your place. It was heaven. everything we needed, close to shopping, swimming and town. we would definitely like to return. thanks for sharing your place with us.

Reviewed by Chris

Date 03/13/2016

This is our seventh straight year at Kanaloa and our second year in this unit. We have stayed in five different units over that time and Condo 1604 is our favorite. We reserve it if it is available. The unit is been almost entirely updated and the lanai sits on the ocean and 12th tee of the Kona Country Club. You also have a view from the lanai of the top of Hualalai if it is not cloudy.

Reviewed by Alison

Date 02/26/2016

The condo was beautiful and the kitchen came fully equipped. The condominium is a very quiet and relaxed area. It fit four adults perfectly, security was extremely helpful as one friend stayed behind while the rest went to town and the friend that stayed locked the pad lock- making us unable to unlock the door on our own. Security was quick to help. I was on this trip with three other girlfriends, we are a bit loud and laugh the entire time we are together- this place is best suited for a quiet family or group, as we were quieted down around 8:00.

Reviewed by T David

Date 11/12/2015

We had a wonderful experience staying in Condo 1604! The view from this condo of both the ocean and the golf course is beautiful! This is a very well kept and equipped condo! Everything we needed was provided! We appreciated that the owner had expanded the master bedroom with an indoor sitting area incorporating what is normally a deck that we would not have used due to its orientation. We would stay here again in the future!

Reviewed by Daryl

Date 10/28/2015

The unit is beautifully situated so we could watch the waves off the deck everyday. The bed was very comfortable and the kitchen well stocked with everything needed to make a meal. Having an insuite washer/dryer was nice. The only down side was not having AC because it was extremely hot when we were there,but we managed with fans. Very quiet and peaceful.

Reviewed by Kira Liane

Date 07/24/2015

This condo was great, very spacious, well equipped with all your needs while you are on vacation, comfy bed, and very easy process to organise check in/out. Only downside would be that it needs air conditioning (we were there in summer), as it can be quite hot during the day. Other than that, highly recommend this place - a great choice. (Not to mention the facilities are fantastic too, and very good location to whip around the corner and pick up some food or go out to dinner).

Reviewed by Mia

Date 07/06/2015

I stayed in this condo at the end of June. It had a great layout and location for exploring areas of the big island. It was HOT. I would ask for AC if we went back. They had a small fan that wasn't strong enough to cool down the apartment. The apartment could also use a small update and I only realized this once I went next door into another condo that had some work done to update it (ie carpets, bedding, kitchen eat) nonetheless this condo provided a great place for my family and would be reccomended because of the price.

Reviewed by donnstall

Date 04/30/2015

We have rented condos many, many times and have been pleased with our accommodations. However, Elaine's condo (1604) far surpassed any others. It truly feels like a home, it is incredibly equipped, the furniture it comfy and the patio is to die for! Also, the location is perfect, close to everything you need, but far away enough to be quiet and peaceful.

Reviewed by Verena F

Date 03/02/2015

We spent a wonderful week in 1604. The condo is spacious, well equipped and clean.As it was our fourth stay in this resort, we knew that you can have a good time there, walking (good for us the golf course was out of order), whale and dolphin watching from the lanai, poollive and other activities like snorkeling nearby. Elaine was very helpful l when we were awkward enough to forget a bag in the condo. We can highly recommand this condo. We would like to come again, even if it is a long way from Switzerland to Kona. Mahalo. Verena and Reto

Reviewed by Nancy S

Date 12/18/2014

King bed was very comfortable. Spacious unit. Kitchen was stocked with spices and condiments, plus very decent kitchenware. Great ocean view from lanai. Did not use Murphy bed or sofa bed. Nice (though small) flat screen TV. Lots of books, lotions, beach gear, extra bedding, and towels galore. Location is close to a grocery store, post office, theater, and a few restaurants, plus the Keahou area is convenient for a starting point to see the whole island. On the downside: moldy grout on the master shower tile, extra charges if you use the A/C, lots of stairs, tight parking, dead golf cours...

Reviewed by MoiSF

Date 12/12/2014

We had a magical week in this 1 BR 2 BA condo with large lanai overlooking golfcourse and the water. It was stocked with everything we needed, from beach chairs/towels to cooking essentials and good books. No A/C but good ceiling fans. We ended up sleeping several nights on the living room's murphy bed next to the open lanai doors so we could wake up to water and palm tree views. Nicely decorated with comfy beds and updated kitchen. The condo is on the second floor, requiring one flight of stairs to get to. No BBQ grille in the unit but several nice shared ones available in the gated com...

Reviewed by EandD

Date 04/17/2014

My husband and I spent 8 nights here. We loved every minute of it. The view from the lanai is spectacular - we found ourselves making sure to head back each day to watch the sunset. We were close to grocery shopping, and a right turn onto ali'i and the next right and you can easily get to the Sheraton for their restaurant, bar or luau. Ali'i Drive in the other direction has lots of restaurants and shops. And it takes only minutes to get to Route 11. The bed is comfortable and the furnishings are very nice. And there is an added bonus to not having air conditioning (which we did not e...

Reviewed by Patricia H.

Date 02/23/2014

Starting with the weather (priceless), in this condo (so comfortable with all the amenities of home), and the atmosphere/view from the second floor lanai of the golf course fairway straight ahead, and with the beautiful ocean rolling up unto the lava rocks on the left. While we were there in January, the golf course was closed for repairs, but there was apparently nothing that needed to be done on this fairway other than the usual lawn cutting, fertilizing and seeding followed by the 3X a week automatic sprinklers, mostly late afternoon or night. None of this was a disturbance. We enjoyed o...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/11/2014

We rented this condo for 10 days over the xmas holiday and couldn't have been happier. From the welcome basket of fresh fruit (the local pineapple was fantastic) to the well-stocked kitchen, to the closet full of beach and snorkel gear, everything was just right. The spacious condo was spotless. Our 12-year old loved the murphy bed in the living room and my wife and I relaxed in the large comfortable bed in the master. We had breakfast daily on the lanai, with a view of the ocean in the background. (Note the condo has a very nice, but angled view of the ocean. Sunsets could not be seen dir...

Reviewed by maloscoh

Date 10/06/2013

We had a nice stay at condo #1604. The view was fabulous. The condo was very well equipped. Make sure to check out the outside closet for all your beach going needs. We didn't find that until our 2nd day there. The furnishing were comfortable. We ended up wishing the condo had air - or at least the option for air conditioning. A couple fans were provided. We could have used couple more since we ended up moving them around quite a bit.

Reviewed by Ellen K.

Date 09/15/2013

I have vacationed four times in the condo. For me, it is home away from home. Immediately walking out on the lanai I breathe deeply and peace overcomes me. The view is 6 star plus! Everything one needs is supplied including beach towels, boggie board, chairs etc. Sleeping in the king bed is like floating on a cloud. A paddle fan above you and the fragrant plumerias just outside the windows makes for a sleep so peaceful, one does not want to get up in the morning. Having breakfast on the lanai and planning your day could not be better. The owner is a kind, generous and thoughtful person. The...

Reviewed by CA78

Date 08/25/2013

This was our first stay at Kanaloa at Kona, and could not be more pleased. All dealings leading up to our stay were professional and courteous. We were obviously dealing with an experienced, conscientious owner. Check in went without a hitch, and we appreciated the covered, dedicated parking space. The condo has beautiful new, large ceramic tile flooring, and the unit was clean and in good order on arrival. The furnishings were of substantial quality, far better than most rentals. A lovely gift basket awaited us. The kitchen was very well stocked; even had a few condiments in the fridge. Th...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/07/2013

Beautiful appointed and beautifully located spacious one bedroom condo with a fantastic ocean view lanai, just perfect for the two of us. We loved the location, easy access to Kona but away from the bustle of the more heavily touristy areas. My top priorities in a rental are a well equipped kitchen and comfortable bed, and this unit did not disappoint except in two very small areas. First, the pillows on the very comfortable king sized bed were well past their prime, and secondly the dishwasher was unable to clean a load of very well-rinsed dishes, so we ended up doing all of the dishes ...

Reviewed by Mike & Ann

Date 07/11/2013

We rented 1604 for 2 weeks in mi May, 2013. Everything was as advertised for both the unit and the property! Perfect for 2 people (and maybe an older child with the fold-out bed). The view from the Lanai (Ocean, Golf Course, Mountains - your choice) was fabulous. We didn't need a/C, as the two fans in the condo were more than enough to keep things comfortable. A little hard to find in the dark, but we checked Goggle maps before we left and this helped. Would definitely choose this unit again!!

Reviewed by John and Pat

Date 02/23/2013

The view is fantastic, with the water, the golf course, the mountains, the palm trees. Kanaloa, the proprietor of the complex, is so helpful and accomodating. The amenities in this unit are all a-1, especially for the two of us. The location of Kanaloa is perfect for long walks in various directions at any time of day. It is also so conveniently located near a shopping center which has a principal super market, drug store, restaurants, and a movie theater with first-rate movies.

Reviewed by Bill/Jo

Date 01/08/2013

This unit was very well equipped, clean, and had lots of extra homey touches. There is also beach chairs, snorkeling and water sport equipment, and beach towels. The kitchen had every type of pots, pans, plates and utensils. The view from the deck is spectacular with the combination of ocean and golf course. Cool ocean breeze means no need for a/C. New tile throughout traffic areas and the balcony is attractive and practical. The sitting area off the master was a great idea as was the well engineered Murphy bed if you have an extra guest or two. The owners are great people to deal with. We...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/14/2012

We really enjoyed this condo. It was spacious and clean and quiet. We would use it again. Air conditioning not required in Dec or winter, but definitly in the warmer months.

Reviewed by Pattersons

Date 07/26/2012

This family of 4 loved our vacation rental. It was laid back, easy, and quiet. It was close to shopping, restaurants, and beaches. It's very spacious and is a great value.

Reviewed by rmalin

Date 06/10/2012

The condo has a prime location at the end of the Kanaloa property, overlooking the ocean and the 12th hole of the Kona Country Club golf course. It was very entertaining watching the golfers (of various skill levels) while drinking coffee in the morning or having drinks in the late afternoon on the lanai. The condo was nicely furnished and had everything necessary for cooking meals in, as well as beach equipment, plenty of towels, books, games, etc. Our only criticism is that the cleaning service used by the property manager could have done a better job cleaning before our arrival, especial...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/30/2012

Our family stayed here for a week in May--we were initially enticed by the unobstructed ocean view photos from the condo and we were not disappointed. This unit is in a quiet, prime location in Kanaloa overlooking the 12th hole of the Kona Golf Course and the ocean shoreline. The interior is light and bright and has been tastefully furnished and updated, including new tile floors and comfortable beds. Covered parking is just steps away from the entrance. We spent most of our time on the covered lanai watching golfers (quite entertaining!), the sunsets, and enjoying the breeze & gard...

Reviewed by LARRY

Date 03/25/2012

Location of this condo is great. O.K. Snorkeling in Keahou bay(walking distance), and other recreation opportunities. Condo has a good view, Wi-fi and is clean and well laid out. There are three nice pools and good access to all roads north and south.

Reviewed by Chris

Date 03/20/2012

This was our third trip to the Big Island and the third time we have stayed at Kanaloa. The photos and tours on the aloha Conda website were very accurate and, as far as we are concerned, this unit had the best view from the Lanai of any we stayed in. There was a gift basket of fruits and cookies when we arrived and we thoroughly enjoyed eveything about Unit 1604.

Reviewed by Dave & Ginny

Date 12/11/2011

This was our first, and definitely not last, time renting a condo during a vacation - a thoroughly enjoyable experience! The unit was well equipped, clean and comfortable, with great views and privacy. The appliances are modern and so convenient, and the little things like the cooking utensils, guide books and overall decor were great. The entire experience was fantastic; the owner really cares and goes out of her way and we really appreciated her follow-up. Definitely recommend this condo!!

Reviewed by Cynthia

Date 01/21/2019

My husband and my family stayed a week at kanaloa and had a wonderful time! The rooms were spacious, with gorgeous views from the balcony. The grounds are well maintained as well and not too far from a small shopping mall. Our only complaint would be in terms of cleanliness: the carpets were stained all over and are probably in need of a deep cleaning, the counters and stove needed some wiping too, and the water filter hadn’t been changed when we got there. We’d definitely recommend this place, but taking better care of the cleanliness would make future stays much more enjoyable ...

Reviewed by William

Date 12/12/2018

This unit is very well equipped and is very comfortable for a couple or small family. Plenty of adventure/beach toys and a great location in the complex.

Reviewed by Frieder Kemmann

Date 10/03/2018

This was our 20th plus stay at Kanaloa, first time in Condo 704. it was just perfect, this unit had a more modern kitchen and was well equipped with everything we needed-beach mats and chairs, towels, some snorkel equipment. We had a wonderful stay there and will come back again, the Kemmann Family

Reviewed by Nikki

Date 06/24/2018

We absolutely loved our stay in this condo!! It had more than enough room to lounge around and relax. We spent every morning sitting out on the lanai watching the birds, mongoose, and golfers. No problems encountered during our stay. Would definitely recommend this condo to anyone looking for a nice, quiet place to stay. Just make sure to to choose the a/c option because it gets hot!

Reviewed by Shilo

Date 05/14/2018

What a spectacular place and location! Loved it! Although it's not beachfront, it's an easy less than five-minute walk to the shore where we watched one of the most beautiful sunsets and dolphins swimming. Definitely one of the places you should consider booking for your next trip to the Kona side of the Big Island. I know I definitely will.

Reviewed by Angela

Date 05/07/2018

This condo was just as described on the website. We had a lovely stay and had no complaints.

Reviewed by Teresa

Date 03/14/2018

We had a wonderful stay. The condo unit and development were beautifully maintained, quiet, and clean. Everything we needed was provided and the location was convenient to stores, beaches and fun activities. We are happy to recommend Kanaloa at Kona.

Reviewed by LG

Date 03/01/2018

We've stayed at two other units in this complex before, but this condo was our favorite. Spacious with all the kitchen gadgets you need, beach towels, chairs, and coolers. Thanks for leaving the convenient selection of condiments, who wants to buy more mustard? We enjoy the golf course/mountain view and this unit is very quiet at night. The air conditioning is also a nice option we haven't had in the past. All in all, a great stay.

Reviewed by uli

Date 01/05/2018

Condo 704 at Kanaloa is spacious and very comfortable with all necessary amenities. We very much enjoyed our 25 night stay. The location in the resort is quiet, and shady, which we liked, since it can get very hot during the day, even in December. Fans in every room, beach towels, kitchen condiments, everything was provided. The resort is well maintained and beautifully landscaped with 3 pools and 2 tennis courts. We would definitely stay in this condo again.

Reviewed by Guest

Date 12/10/2017

Our stay was on the whole pleasant. The condo has all the amenities you could want, in a great location in Kailua Kona. The main wrinkle came on the last day of our stay when there was a water heater leak that led to the water being turned off. The condo owner David offered us an extended checkout which we couldn't take advantage of, and after some back and forth refunded a half night of our stay. For anyone interested in staying in the near future, I assume the water heater will have been replaced, and there won't be any issues. We also couldn't figure out how to watch TV, but that wa...

Reviewed by Beverly

Date 12/08/2017

We loved our stay at the Kanaloa Condo. The condo truly is well stocked with everything you would need in the kitchen. There were also beach toys, towels and other gear to use. We loved the close proximity to 2 different pools. The view from the ocean pool is incredible! The complex is quiet and very well maintained. David was willing to let us extend our visit with late checkout for a minimal fee. We did need to use the fans during our stay, the nights were warmer than we are use to. Very clean condo, nice to have 2 bedroom and baths. Close location to Alii drive and local restaura...

Reviewed by Elizabeth

Date 11/28/2017

The security / staff at these condos were wonderful. We arrived after dark, and were greeted politely by the staff and quickly shown to our condo. The condo had everything we needed for our short stay: Tommy Bahama beach chairs, beach towels, coolers, shampoo, conditioner, etc. The beds were comfortable, neighbors were quiet, condo was very large, and we loved the lanais. Our only complaint was that we couldn't get the AC to kick on. However, it didn't impact us enough to call for assistance. The ceiling fans and outside breeze kept us cool enough. Overall, we would definitely stay here...

Reviewed by Josee

Date 11/10/2017

We were very happy with the location. Convenient and quiet. The complementary fruits basket was more than appreciated at our late arrival. The unit was very nicely appointed and comfortable. Everything worked as described, clean and well equipped. The only thing, I will have appreciated better cookware without aged Teflon. It was nice to have all the basic supply in the kitchen, laundry detergent and beach towels provided. We spent lovely mornings enjoying the patio balcony overlooking the golf course. The sunsets are spectacular at the pool by the beach. Thanks for the lovely s...

Reviewed by James

Date 10/10/2017

Our 12th visit to Kanaloa. Wonderful as always. House keeping was super efficient. Property looks great. Very affordable and will return.

Reviewed by Michel

Date 08/22/2017

We really enjoyed the condo.

Reviewed by Jeannie

Date 08/15/2017

This was my first experience with reserving a condo VRBO and certainly wont be my last. My first experience with David and he was very professional from the beginning and very patient with all of my questions and concerns. During our trip, I decided at the last minute to add late check out and David was more than accommodating; working with me via email with my declined credit card that had been reported lost. I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived at our condo, the pictures online just don't do the condo justice. The condo was so much larger than I expected and so many amenitie...

Reviewed by Sofia

Date 07/31/2017

We had a fabulous time at 704 and I would highly recommend a stay here. The condo is wonderfully presented and comfortable with great air conditioning. Facilities on site were wonderful and the weather was fabulous. We had some issues with the shower in the second bathroom and we couldn't get this to work, not enough to tarnish our stay. We'd love to come back again! Superb value for money.

Reviewed by Kim

Date 07/08/2017

Kanaloa at Kona was beautiful. The unit was clean and the fruit basket very welcome and devoured. We had some hiccups while there, with lighting and cable, but they were handled quite quickly. Would like to point out the AC unit lodged above the main lanai makes it impossible to sit out there and enjoy due to the amount of heat produced and the noise. AC has to be turned off in order to use this lanai Would definitely stay here again Aloha and Mahalo Nui Loa

Reviewed by Meaghan

Date 06/23/2017

We spent 3 jam packed days in Kona. The condo facility was fantastic and the numerous pool options were ideal.

Reviewed by Karen

Date 02/07/2017

This was our second stay at Kanaloa at Kona, Condo 704, and another wonderful vacation escape. The condo is beautifully furnished and maintained. The grounds surrounding the property are well kept, and very clean. You will find everything you might need at this condo, right down to spices for cooking, should you be so inclined. I would highly recommend this property to any of my friends, and have done so in the past. Looking forward to returning next year. Aloha

Reviewed by Ellen

Date 01/12/2017

We enjoyed our stay and found the condo to be very comfortable, well set up and furnished, and in a great location. Morning coffee on the lanai was a treat! There was a problem with a broken water pipe next door which I emailed to the owner after our return - excerpt below: My family stayed in your condo last week. We had a lovely time. The night we arrived the water was shut off by security because of a flood in the next door condo from a broken pipe in the wall. The Security guard came in to look for water in your unit. There was none. She kept the water off until around 9:30 or 10:00...

Reviewed by Samia

Date 12/26/2016

Good accommodations with great amenities - loved the pools, hot tubs, tennis courts and ping pong! Peaceful view from the lanai, though landscaping work and noisy neighbors detracted from that at times. Easy access to Kona, beaches, and snorkeling at 2-Step. Nice to be greeted by a fruit basket and clean condo when we got there, and have some sundries already there (soy sauce, some spices, coffee filters, etc.). Store and farmers market nearby, and a grill by each of the pools, which made it really easy to cook instead of eating out. Body boards, beach chairs/mats/towels, and coolers availa...

Reviewed by Rick and Faith Jones

Date 12/13/2016

We had visitors from Canada and decided to spend a few days on the Kona side. This condo was spacious, well decorated, clean and in a wonderful location. The condo has two lovely lanais along with a well stocked kitchen. The gift basket was a lovely touch. We enjoyed our stay and we will return again. Thank you to the owner who responded so quickly. The pools and grounds are also beautiful. Sincerely, Faith and Rick Jones

Reviewed by brian

Date 07/21/2016

Our family really liked the condo.They provided lots of extra things like paper, towel,toilet paper,trash bags,soap in bathroom.We even had a basket of fruit provided for us.We stay in a lot of condos but never had a basket of fruit before.The condo was very comfortable and was very relaxing.We would like to go back again.

Reviewed by Magdalena

Date 05/20/2016

It is a really nice condo! There is everything you need in the kitchen and there are all supplies in the bathroom. We loved to sit on the lanai and listen to the birds singing. The view from the lanai is awesome. We had a lot of fun with the tommy bahamas chairs at the beaches. We will definetly come back next year.

Reviewed by James

Date 04/06/2016


Reviewed by Edward

Date 12/23/2015

The condo unit is amazing. The amenities included are very nice. It was a delight to have a basket of goodies when we arrived. There were lots of "toys" available for our use. The unit itself is very spacious and well kept. The grounds with three swimming pools and tennis courts were well maintained and in beautiful settings. Would recommend this rental to anyone.

Reviewed by Gary

Date 11/25/2015

Kanaloa's two tennis courts were resurfaced during the first week of our stay and are therefore in perfect condition. The courts are hardly used at all so we could play anytime. The ocean pool was also being renovated so it should be in top shape now too. The golf course (Kanaloa Golf & Country Club) that runs right beside Kanaloa is scheduled to reopen in January. Unit 704 is conveniently located right across from the tennis courts and two of the pools. The unit is comfortable although the second bedroom is very small. You have to turn sideways to slide between the bed and the w...

Reviewed by Eduard

Date 10/22/2015

We had a wonderful time at this condo. The resort has everything you need, three pools, tennis courts, grill places and some supermarkets are 5min away located. The condo is huge and very clean and nice, AC and fans are in every room, the check-in was very easy. The resort is about 15min by car from the pier of kailua-kona, its a very quiet place and perfect to relax and a base to discover the island. White Sand Beach is also very close to the resort.

Reviewed by YT

Date 08/27/2015

The condo was very relaxing. Just a few minor things on kitchen ware. The rice cooker needs an upgrade. It is no longer nonstick. The pot I used was no longer nonstick as well, which makes my cooking a little stressful.

Reviewed by David

Date 07/26/2015

This was a beautiful condo in all respects; It was equipped with everything we needed for cooking, and playing. The interior was undoubtedly designed by a professional; absolutely beautiful! There was a balcony with a wet bar located behind a sliding door, two bedrooms, two baths, easy access to the internet and cable TV, and most important, Air Conditioning!! Our friends who were staying in a very nice condo that had an ocean front view were envious of our cool digs. The comfort that this unit offered definitely trumped the more expensive ocean view. Oh yes, when we arrived there was ...

Reviewed by john

Date 07/20/2015

I had being to Kona at least 7 times. This condo is a winner. The owner David was easy to talk to over the phone and walk me through in making the reservation online. The gift basket was a treat. I had made use of the swim noodles, beach toys and the Hawaii tour book (also is sold in Costco) that are in the condo. Best washer and dryer i had ever come across in a condo. There were plenty of towels. Patio screen door slides really well. There were only minor problems which was easily resolve. The safe was off because it was missing some batteries so i just put in 4 AA batteries. Th...

Reviewed by Magdalena

Date 07/19/2015

We loved our stay in this condo!. Great location in a nice complex close to Kona. The condo is well equipped and clean. Nothing is missing in the kitchen. The beds are very comfortable. We loved sitting on the lanai and listening to the birds having a wonderful view on the mountains. There is a second lanai where you can see a liitle bit of the ocean. Even though it is a really long way from Germany we want to come back to this beautiful island and this great condo.

Reviewed by Hans Georg W

Date 07/19/2015

We loved our stay in this condo!. Great location in a nice complex close to Kona. The condo is well equipped and clean. Nothing is missing in the kitchen. The beds are very comfortable. We loved sitting on the lanai and listening to the birds having a wonderful view on the mountains. There is a second lanai where you can see a liitle bit of the ocean. Even though it is a really long way from Germany we want to come back to this beautiful island and this great condo.

Reviewed by TAMERA

Date 07/11/2015

We stayed recently stayed in unit 704 at Kanaloa at Kona for 10 days. Was well equipped, furnished and the A/C !!! a welcome necessity in July in Hawaii. Beds comfie, all accoutrements provided. Unit well kept, well furnished, well accessorized, well managed. Owner allowed a late check in and late check out - sometimes a necessity with flights to and from the islands. Owner really nice to deal with and accommodating. We would definitely stay in this unit again and again.

Reviewed by sunck19

Date 07/11/2015

We stayed recently stayed in unit 704 at Kanaloa at Kona for 10 days. Was well equipped, furnished and the A/C !!! a welcome necessity in July in Hawaii. Beds comfie, all accoutrements provided. Unit well kept, well furnished, well accessorized, well managed. Clean, comfy, welcoming, restful place to stay. Quiet complex with 3!!! pools, ocean front beauty. Grounds incredibly beautiful and well kept. Covered parking. Availability for late check in and late check out - sometimes a necessity with flights to and from the islands. Owner really nice to deal with and accommodating. We would ...

Reviewed by Trisha67

Date 05/06/2015

Loved the basket of goodies, much appreciated after a long flight! The kitchen was well stocked with everything that we needed, as was the bedrooms and the towel supply. I loved spending my early mornings on the lanai with a cup of coffee enjoying the peace and the birds. All in all, just a great place to stay and unwind !

Reviewed by marinaf2015135

Date 04/20/2015

We really enjoyed staying in this condo! It was greatly equiped, it was large enough, very well kept and clean! The location was wonderful and the fact that there are pools right on the property that you can use throughout the day was a great bonus! We would absolutely love to come back and stay at this condo again!

Reviewed by Marcos

Date 04/26/2014

Was a wonderful stay I plan on making more reservations in the future. My family had a great time. Thank you

Reviewed by Tom P

Date 02/14/2014

Thank you so much for the wonderful gift basket of food. Everything in your condo is very nice with good upgrades to the unit. Ken was very nice to work with too.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/06/2014

The layout, accommodations, etc.were fine. Strictly on a constructive note I will mention a few items that we felt were not to our liking. 1. The chairs in the living room, dining room and lanai are too heavy and cumbersome - very heavy to move when attempting to sit up to one of the tables. 2. It would have been nice to have a chair at the computer table. We used the wooden chest from the lanai and covered it with one of your beach towels. 3. The nozzle on the kitchen sink tap created too high of a water velocity - it would be nice to slow this down. 4. We would definitely recommend this p...

Reviewed by Bette F

Date 01/27/2014

Location and arrangement in the complex is excellent. With only a few exceptions, (Master toilet needs resetting, couch cushions need replacing, and chairs are too heavy to move) Kanaloa 704 is a great place and experience.

Reviewed by Wicked Tuna

Date 11/27/2013

Great condo but watch that last step outside when its dark, the outdoor lighting is quite dim

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/01/2013

Stayed for 10 nights, had a great time. The condo was very well managed, equipped with high quality amenities. Furniture, decorations, etc. were in very good shape. The only caveat is the location of the air conditioner, which is by the main lanai. You can't really stay in the lanai with the air conditioner on, because of the loud noise and the hot air flowing out. Otherwise, great condo!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/08/2013

Kanaloa at Kona condo #704 was even better than described. The condo was clean, open and bright. The floor plan was spacious. The decor was top notch and tasteful. The kitchen appliances were newer than most rentals. The small thoughtful additions were very helpful...laundry detergent, napkins, paper towels, shampoo etc.The complex was very quiet with lots of grounds and several pools to explore. The condo was also very clean. There were a few large cockroaches but they seemed out of place here and probably will be addressed by the owner. I enjoyed my stay and would love to stay there again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/20/2013

Kanaloa at Kona With a family of four, unit 704 at Kanaloa exceeded our expectations. Our family has been coming to the Big Island nearly every summer for the past 25 years. We have stayed at various rental units in the past but this one tops the list! Location, location, location. The unit is situated 10 minutes away from downtown Kona. One of the best snorkel beaches on the island (Kahaluu) is only two minutes away. Did you forget an ingredient to your favorite dish? No need to worry, the local market is just up the road. Amenities. One of the first things we noticed about this unit...

Reviewed by Meridee Turcotte

Date 08/18/2013

My husband and I along with another couple we are friends with had an opportunity to stay in unit 704 at Kanaloa in april 2013 and can't wait to go back! The unit was extremely clean and up to date with a view of the golf course that was truly amazing. The unit also provided us with an "at home feeling". The furniture along with the beds were very comfortable. Having a washer and dryer was such a benefit as well. The location of this condo was great, just a short distance to several beaches, markets restaurants etc. We are so excited to be able to return to this location in the near fut...

Reviewed by Debbie

Date 08/10/2013

I stayed in this condo with my husband and again with my best girlfriend. It is perfectly located so you are close to everything and yet it is quiet and peaceful. The decor gives a real island feel and is high-end and comfortable. Everything you will need is there, just bring your clothes and kick back. There is a second patio off of the master bedroom with a wonderful view and breeze. We enjoyed our morning "Kona coffee" there and our evening Mai Tai on the beach or the other patio with the golf course view. The owner has another condo on the island which is also a beautiful and comfortabl...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/29/2013

Well equipped & comfortable. we often rent at Kanaloa for visiting family but only through Outrigger. Renting from a private agency was a pleasant surprise.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/23/2013

We rented this condo directly from the owner and found it better than we expected. It was managed by Outrigger when my wife and I stayed there for a week and found all the amenities offered on the property first rate. It is a short walk to both Keauhou Bay where several tour groups are located and a full shopping center is only a block away. The Condo is very well maintained and decorated and includes every thing needed for in house cooking. The upstairs balcony overlooking the golf course made eating outside a joy. It is a very short walk to the beach and the condo is well located in the...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/18/2013

First class rental in a first class facility. The condo was by far the nicest that I have ever stayed in on any of the islands. Location was close to town and shopping and many of the attractions on the big island. And the grounds are immaculate! I found it easy to relax in such beautiful surroundings.

Reviewed by George

Date 12/21/2018

We enjoyed our week in condo 2503. It has a nice ocean view of sunsets and looks over a swimming pool. A good location, very quiet. The clothes dryer worked, but was very slow.

Reviewed by dennis

Date 12/11/2018

Delightful unit. Exceptionally well appointed and furnished. My second stay at the condo and I would hope to return in the future. The kitchen comes well stocked with all the seasonings and spices and condiments (and utensils) you would need to turn out some fine cuisine. Nice view as well. There is a gentle cross breeze blowing through the unit so I found no need to use the air conditioning or even the ceiling fans. The only qualification is that as a second floor unit with no elevator someone with mobility issues might have trouble getting us and downstairs.

Reviewed by Miroslav

Date 10/22/2018

The view from the balcony to the sunrise and sunset was spectacular. The apartment had everything we needed to stay. The kitchen was well equipped. Perhaps we just missed the clothes dryer. We've been here for the second time, and if we ever come back to Hawaii, we'll probably live here.

Reviewed by Nancy

Date 10/07/2018

We loved the view, hearing the ocean, the generous gift basket, and all the extras (ice chest, boogie boards, beach towels, etc). The furnishings were as nice as the photos online. Eat at Sam Choy’s For the food and view.

Reviewed by Kristi

Date 08/07/2018

We have stayed in this condo once before and that's why we returned! A very nice place, well equipped, and of course a beautiful view! Thank you for sharing your home with us again! Can't wait to return hopefully in 6mos to 9 mos.

Reviewed by cynthia

Date 08/13/2017


Reviewed by ron

Date 05/15/2017

Have stayed in this unit before and will stay here again. Comfortable place to hang out with friends. Great location with ocean view, close to the ocean pool, and right next to a BBQ. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by sean

Date 04/02/2017

Great Tiime. Great condo. Very much hope to return.

Reviewed by Linda

Date 03/14/2017

Nothing like going to sleep to the sound of the surf--pretty big at this time of the year. The condo had everything we needed and was convenient to the oceanfront pool. Dinner of BBQ'ed steak at sunset on the lanai--it doesn't get much better than that. Met the owner a couple of times and he showed us lots of "aloha"--things to do, etc. We would like to make this an annual affair.

Reviewed by Elaine & Tom

Date 02/28/2017

Kanaloa at Kona is an excellent place to stay, away from the hustle and bustle of Kailua-Kona, and having the ocean view from #2503 makes it even better. The condo is nicely decorated and the kitchen was very well equipped. We liked the proximity of the adult pool, which was just as few steps for us as the Ocean View Pool that we looked over to see the awesome sunsets. Al was a really nice host, and we felt very pampered.

Reviewed by John

Date 02/05/2017

This was our 4th rental of 2503. Great location and outstanding view of ocean pool and surf.

Reviewed by Robyn

Date 01/26/2017

beautiful condo with a beautiful view! I most definitely would stay there again. Make sure you check with the office as they can help with activities you are interested in.

Reviewed by Nelson

Date 01/12/2017

- Nice spacious condo. back lanai overlooking pool and ocean front. - Close by food shopping, and drive to Queen K highway to get to all places within a few minutes. - Fans on throughout the day, was comfortable w/o air conditioner usage. - Convenient parking, front desk personnel great for checking in and receiving packages during holiday time. - Parking space for unit, and visitor spaces if needed. - The pool and hot tub great hydrotherapy..... - Quiet at night, and felt secure all the time during stay.. - Recommend Kanaloa at Kona, Condo 2503 for your visit to the Big Isla...

Reviewed by dennis

Date 12/08/2016

The condo is clean, well equipped, well maintained. The furnishings are all of tropical woods, like Koa and teak. It overlooks the Ocean Pool area with a great view of the ocean beyond. The landscaping around the condo and throughout the Kanaloa complex is exceptional, the stuff of travel brochures. The unit has two new flat panel TV's, though I never turned them on during my recent stay. Internet access is perfect. I had no need to turn on the air conditioner, as there was a continuous cross breeze blowing throughout my visit there. It is a second floor unit which is great for the vi...

Reviewed by Jacqueline

Date 11/19/2016

Awesome place! Probably the best condo we have ever stayed in. View is astounding and its close to stores etc. Very quiet. Even enjoyed the private Hawaiian wedding that occurred at the pool one day. Very well equipped. We left behind a cheap set of tongs we bought for the BBQ. It was our first trip to the 'big island' and if we return we'll be back at Kanaloa!

Reviewed by mary a

Date 11/11/2016

I stayed in Condo 2503 for a week in November and absolutely loved it. It was still pretty warm so paying for the air conditioning is definitely worth it. The kitchen is well stocked with a good selection of cookware and has good quality dishes and utensils, which I appreciate. I'm a tea drinker so I missed having an electric tea kettle but managed to boil water on the stove. Sitting on the large balcony overlooking the ocean became a morning ritual. I loved the grounds at Kanaloa and used the poolside grill nightly then ate on the adjoining patio watching the sunset over the ocean. Can't w...

Reviewed by Gordon

Date 09/23/2016

Another renter had recommended this unit owned by Al Gulick, having used another of his units previously and happy with the owner's service. This unit has one of the best views in the complex. you are on second story with a lanai view of the pool and the ocean beyond. watch and hear the waves crash against the lava shoreline. watch to pods of dolphin swim past. beautiful sunsets each night. an impeccably clean unit. do get the aid conditioning option as the weather can get very humid. bed is firm and comfortable. shower in master and bath-shower in the second bath. kitchen well equ...

Reviewed by Douglas

Date 08/15/2016

This unit is terrific in location within the complex for use of the pool and tennis courts, but it's also got a great view. The kitchen had everything I needed and there was plenty of space. Nicely there were no bugs inside, and the unit smelled fresh and clean. Very happy with my rental...and will be back!

Reviewed by Destiny

Date 07/24/2016

I stayed at this condo for 5 nights with my toddler and husband. It has a king size bed, available blow up mattress and the couch pulls out so it will accommodate more guests which is a nice option. It was very clean and comfortable, but is dated (which didn't bother me as long as its clean). We paid for the air conditioning which made a huge difference. The stairs to the condo are on the inside (which I didn't know) and it proved to be quite a pain trying to keep my 21 month old son safe and from falling down them. I called the owner of unit and aloha condos to see if a baby gate was a...

Reviewed by Charles

Date 07/08/2016

Wonderful condo for a short stay in Kona. The condo had everything we needed and the view from the lanai was sweet. Even saw some dolphins spinning through the air. Hope to come back to this place.

Reviewed by elspeth parkinson

Date 06/04/2016

We have thoroughly enjoyed our stays at Kanaloa in 2503 as well as in Al's two bedroom unit (3702). Both units offer great ocean views and everything we need. A friendly and accommodating host who lives only 10 minutes away. We hope to be back perhaps even later this year.

Reviewed by John

Date 12/08/2015

Just completed our 2nd stay in 2503 and would highly recommend it. Conveniently located in one of Kona's premier condo complexes, the unit has a wonderful view of ocean pool and surf and the tennis courts are located a stone's throw away. 2nd floor and very well maintained. Already looking forward to our next visit. John & Kathryn

Reviewed by Edouard

Date 10/18/2015

Very Nice condo ! We had a great stay. The view from the terras with the oceanfront is a great asset . Best breakfast place ever

Reviewed by John

Date 10/09/2015

We loved our return stay at this condo at Kanaloa at Kona. The condo is really well equipped, the location is quiet, the view is fabulous, there is plenty to do nearby and the welcome basket is a really lovely touch. Thank you again. We will definitely be back!

Reviewed by David

Date 09/15/2015

Although we've stayed at the Kanaloa each year for many years on vacation, this was our first stay at #2503. Beautiful condo with everything you need. Felt right at home for the entire week we were there. The view was awesome as well. Thank you for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home! See you next year!

Reviewed by Rene

Date 09/12/2015

very clean many amenties very spacious

Reviewed by Janet

Date 07/15/2015

Perfect location. We enjoyed listening to the waves crash as we watched the swell roll in. Our condo was very clean and extremely comfortable. Plenty of room to relax and enjoy the fresh ocean air. Pool and BBQ right outside our door. Upon arrival we were greeted with an organic fruit basket that was amazing. One morning we drove over to the farm where the basket came from. That excursion included The Painted Church, Captain Cook and Sacred City National Park and we returned in time for an afternoon snorkel cruise out of Keahou Bay. This location is perfect! Yes, definitely book this con...

Reviewed by SydWil

Date 04/22/2015

can’t imagine that you can get a better view for the money. View from the lanai is better than what is shown in the pictures. Location is about 6 miles from the Kailu –Kona village and there is a shopping center just up the hill. The property grounds are well maintained and all of the staff seemed very friendly. The condo is a little dated but for the money you can’t complain. The condo had everything we needed including beach chairs, umbrella, and snorkel set. One other nice touch is that the condo was stocked with toilet paper, garbage bags, and paper towels. Great place to stay if y...

Reviewed by Bill H

Date 03/03/2015

My husband and I spent 10 ngts in the condo. We enjoyed the view off the lanai every morning and evening. The condo had everything we needed for cooking and the owner was very kind and helpful when I called to ask a question about wireless internet. We really enjoyed the basket of fresh fruits. jams. and muffins that the owner left too! Thank you! We would recommend this condo to anyone thinking of visiting Kona and will hopefully be back again soon!

Reviewed by JaneTompkin

Date 02/26/2015

We would go back and stay here anytime. Views, location and amenities were all great. Al even left us a gift basket of local foods!

Reviewed by Sue M

Date 10/08/2014

Well kept unit, everything worked well with the exception of the sliding doors at the front and rear. Appears that the tracks/guides are corroded and need replacement. Other than that we were very pleased with the unit and the included amenities. Neighbors upstairs were annoying, stomping around at 1am but you can't control everything..... Bottom line is that we would and will attempt to return to this unit in the future.

Reviewed by boudik8

Date 08/18/2014

We were a family of four. Our two girls shared the big sofa bed in the living room. It was really nice to have AC available. View of the pool and ocean. Wifi worked great. Beach gear available for use. Well-stocked kitchen. Handy location near grocery store, restaurants, between Kailua and Kealakekua. Nice owner, gift basket with fruit, jam and coffee upon arrival. Easy checkin/checkout. Would stay there again if I was staying on the Kona coast.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/05/2014

Kanaloa at Kona: Best location in Kona Condo 2503 is perfectly positioned within the complex with beautiful views of the ocean... Would go again in a heartbeat

Reviewed by Dick

Date 02/22/2014

The condo was very comfortable, quiet location, and had a perfect view of the ocean from the lanai. We were able to watch the Whales and spinner dolphins swim by from the lanai. The unit was well stocked with dry goods and household items, but had no cleaning supplies. A trip to Target took care of that. The Unit does need updating; the bathrooms and kitchen need to be updated with solid surface countertops and modern fixtures and appliances. The bath room tub fixtures/knobs were heavily corroded and questionable every time they were used. The "nineteen eighty's" tile and unsealed grout ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/03/2014

Spacious, private, comfortable; Mbath dated, owner local and available. But aloha Condos charge an outrageous "cleaning fee", buyer beware.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/21/2014

i am not sure why but we did not have a cleaner come the first week of our stay. so we basically looked after ourselves. i do wish there had been more cleaning supplies left in the condo. there was basically nothing. the condo does need a good clean including washing the outside patio. the bed was a bit hard but adequate. the owner is very willing to fix anything that needs fixing. the location is great the evenings are very quiet. we loved the view from the patio the best.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/05/2014

My husband and I Stayed for approximately 10 nights and had an amazing holidya..The resort itself is located at the end of a residetnial area so it is very peaceful and away from the husle and bustle, yet centrally located to shops, tours etc..The condo itself is oceanfront and has a spacious lanai with a wetbar that provides access to views of the surf, sunsets etc..The condo is privately owned by al, who was very kind and granted us a late check out and a welcome basket upon your arrival!! We loved, loved the condo it was so well equipped,,the resort itself is well maintained..We give it ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/28/2013

Yes this unit is good, no worries here,large 1 bedroom, bed is comfortable and a king size, linens were great,fan in bedroomkept things cool with multiple window shutters to use although 2 of them wouldnt open, but im sure that will be remedied for future, ensuite for master is older but funtional i used it for all my stuff and getting ready while hubby used the main bathroom. We used the main bathroom shower mostly , also fine but older, everything worked the way it should, even your own back lanai to get morning sun with. Nice chairs for that area and table. no worries there! Kitchen also...

Reviewed by Nick

Date 12/11/2013

From first to last the service was quick and competent. The furnishings were comfortable, the kitchen was well equipped, the location was convenient. The view of the Pacific was magnificent and overlooking the pool was a plus. It was a short walk to the grocery and to the bay. The lack of signs kept our destination a mystery for the first few minutes.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/10/2013

Quite, not crowed. The condo was very clean, comfortable & roomy. The owner left some wonderful fruits,coffee&jams.; We have been to most islands and was this island is hotter, and each beach has different things. The snorkeling was wonderful. We will be coming back I think this is my favorite. I appreciate the owners sharing. Olympia Wa.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/01/2013

The area is clean and near enough to hear the waves crashing the shores in the evening. Upon arrival an exotic welcome tray filled with exotic fruits was there for us; lilikoi, mango, avocado to mention a few along with the organic garden these were grown in. We ate in some evenings, grabbed some local food and brought it back to the condo (poi, lomi salmon, kalua pig, lau-lau available at KTI in the nearby shopping center). We enjoyed hiking in the morning and golfing on the Kohala Coast and quiet evenings at the resort. Kanaloa Condos is very nicely located in a very private setting, ...

Reviewed by Algee

Date 09/17/2013

Sweet condo with spectacular view, beautiful furnishings, well equipped kitchen, and more. Hope to return soon! Algee.

Reviewed by Teresa

Date 12/15/2018

Hello, thank you for our stay at your condo #2601. Beautiful location and grounds. Love the 3 pools and BBQs on the grounds as well. Disappointed that the BBQ right outside of your condo was not working while we were there so we had to walk a bit further for cooking. The sunsets from your condo during our stay of Nov 29-Dec 6 was great. Couldn't quite see the whole sunset from your lanai but we just walked to the pool to watch it. Nothing better than a Hawaiian sunset. The kitchen was well stocked however you need sharper knives. Even with the knife sharper you had there, the kniv...

Reviewed by Bo

Date 11/30/2018

Good beach view, fairly priced. Apartment was very clean and well maintained. Water heater was not working the first night, the maintenance guy/owner did their best to fix as soon as possble. Good service! The only problem is the comforter/sheet seemed a bit old

Reviewed by Bernie

Date 11/22/2018

Really enjoyed our stay at this location. Great views of the ocean from the Lanai and very easy access to the pool by the ocean. The unit has a well equipped kitchen and loved having the beach chairs, umbrellas and cooler to use. The AC is nice for sleeping at night. Allows you to close the windows for a quiet sleep. We had an issue with the internet not working one day and it was quickly addressed. The time flew by and too soon our 2 weeks were over. Love to come back to this spot again

Reviewed by Marie-Josée

Date 08/24/2018

We stayed 3 weeks at this condo on July 2018. We loved everything. The condo is very spacious, the beds are comfortable, the kitchen has all we needed to cook. We also enjoy the pool in front of the sea. The resort is very calm and well maintained. We would like to come back anytime.

Reviewed by Allison

Date 07/26/2018

Great condo in a great location. The condo property is well maintained, clean, and quiet. Lovely views of the ocean and evening sunsets. Easy drive to downtown Kailua and beaches.

Reviewed by Carrie A

Date 07/16/2018

Our stay was from July 1st through July 11th 2018. We booked our vacation in Nov 2017 and we were so excited. The news media in May through June made the volcano activity on the Island very concerning and we almost cancelled. However upon arriving we discovered that would have been a BIG mistake. We even flew over Fissure #8 by helicopter tour and the only part of the Island affected was over in that tiny area. Air quality was better than where we live. The vacation was outstanding and the condo with the beautiful view and everything you needed. Very well stocked and air conditioning an add...

Reviewed by Gumaro A

Date 06/23/2018

The condo was very comfortable and spacious had a great View and was clean really enjoyed our stay and would definitely consider staying here again if it were available.

Reviewed by Tracy

Date 05/28/2018

This condo has an amazing view of the ocean from your lanai and just steps away from the ocean pool. It is walking distance to a mall that has boutique shops, a grocery store, post office, restaurants, and a drugstore. The only negative was that the twin beds in the spare room were very hard. The grounds are beautiful and enjoyed all the birds. We loved our stay at this property and would definitely want to stay here again.

Reviewed by Janice M

Date 05/27/2018

We had a lovely time at Kanaloa. Location was perfect, very quiet. The condo was lovely...clean, lots of room, fully stocked kitchen, air conditioning not needed. The view from the lanai was fabulous! Would recommend for families and couples!

Reviewed by Vijay

Date 04/23/2018

This condo has an amazing view and is spacious. It has a great pool. Also, the property manager is very helpful. It is very clean with a close proximity to a supermarket and many restaurants. It also is very close to many beautiful beaches.

Reviewed by Amanda

Date 04/13/2018

We stayed here a few nights while visiting the big island and the condo was much more than we were expecting. It is very spacious and had the comforts of home. We didn't want for anything! The view is fantastic!! It overlooks the pool which overlooks the ocean. There were plenty of dishes and appliances, seating, and extras like boogie boards and chairs which were just wonderful!! Great place! Would absolutely recommend staying here!!!

Reviewed by Lyla

Date 04/04/2018

My husband, sister, brother-in-law, and I stayed at this condo for four days in March 2018. What a wonderful place! The condo was top notch! It was well furnished; had a well-stocked kitchen; two private bedrooms; and two beautiful bathrooms. It has a large lanai that looks out over the swimming pool and the ocean. A terrific view, and we spent most of our time when we were at the condo sitting on the lanai enjoying the view! The owner also has provided a cooler and beach chairs which we loaded into the car and took with us on our excursions... very much appreciated! Tom, the local c...

Reviewed by Bobbiejean

Date 03/27/2018

First of all the rental process was easy and anyone we dealt with at Aloha Condos was very accommodating. The location of the condo was perfect for us. It was very nice and well maintained, and was furnished with everything we needed and then some. The view from the lanai was beautiful. The surroundings were beautiful as well. Our only negatives were that the living room furniture was uncomfortable. I think the sofa needs to be replaced. Also, the maid didn’t show up to clean the unit. I contacted the owner he said he would arrange for us to be reimbursed. We enjoyed our stay there very mu...

Reviewed by Stuart

Date 03/17/2018

This was a great place. the rooms were spacious, the appliances workked, the bidet was cool, the internet was fast. It was too crowded for us. We like more seclusion.

Reviewed by jennifer

Date 02/15/2018

Very nicely appointed, condo was well maintained, and clean. We arrived after dark and could hear the ocean but did not see it. What a wonderful surprise upon awakening to view the pool and ocean right out the sliding glass door when we opened the blinds🤗. The kitchen is the biggest that we have encountered while staying in a rental condo. The unit was large and spacious. The property was quite yet close enough to be in the hustle and bustle of Kona and a grocery store just up the road. Great stay!!

Reviewed by Elizabeth

Date 01/01/2018

Was a great location, beautiful grounds and view! The Condo worked great for us. Kids thought the sofa bed was not too comfortable and the fan cover in the master bath needed repair but overall it was s good experience. We might even be interested in purchasing our own Condo in a few years!

Reviewed by Lauren

Date 12/19/2017

We really enjoyed our stay at the condo. We went with our small kids and the condo was perfect for them. Thank you for having a crib and a high chair, it really made a huge difference. Your housekeeping crew does an amazing job, the condo could not have been cleaner. For us it was a perfect location - close to the pool, quiet, and close to a grocery store. Kitchen had all the cookware, appliances, and utensils to make cooking a breeze. WiFi was excellent. We had to work a bit while we were there so that was huge. The only downside for me was the bed, it might be time to update it. ...

Reviewed by Scott

Date 09/13/2017

A great location on the property and well looked after appartments. Strongly recommended.

Reviewed by Tanya

Date 06/10/2017

We absolutely loved our stay here. The condo was very spacious, clean, and had amazing views of the pool area and ocean. The pictures presented show it just like it is. There was more space than I expected. The fans made it cool enough for us even on hot days. We appreciated the boogie boards and snorkel gear, beach equipment etc. The master bed was really comfortable. I was with my 3 children and it felt very family friendly. The grounds were very well maintained and taken care of. Overall, a wonderful experience and we would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Bruce

Date 03/01/2017

The property and location were great. We spent 2 weeks at this unit and would definitely consider renting it again.

Reviewed by Kenneth

Date 12/18/2016

We had all we needed. Every thing was great! Our only two small suggestions are. The first is for the safety of the condo and others. The coffee pot should be replaced with a self shut off one. I noticed by the shape of its element we weren't the first to forget it on. Our second is that a small cooler would be very nice addition, for trips to the beach ect... Thanks for having that big umbrella there, we had a lot of rain. I think we brought the rain with us;) We would stay with you our next time to Kona for sure!

Reviewed by Annie

Date 08/03/2016

Our family of 5 had a wonderful time on Big Island and at the condo. Location was perfect (close to stores, beaches) the view from the lanai was awsome, close to the pool, we had plenty of space in the condo, kitchen was vert well equiped. We would warmly recommend it to anyone who wants to spend good and relaxing time on Big Island!

Reviewed by Ben91941

Date 03/10/2015

This condo is in a good location, with quick access to most of the sites in and around Kona. The condo is very clean, even for a couple of "hotel snobs", and we had no issue letting our baby crawl around on the tile floors. The view from the patio is fantastic, and the laundry is a great feature. I do have to agree with some other reviews that mentioned the upstairs neighbors. They are ridiculous, and make an unbelievable amount of noise up until about 11 pm. It shouldn't be a problem if everyone in your party stays up late, but if you have young kids, you might want to consider anot...

Reviewed by LUDOVIC P

Date 10/23/2014

Nous étions 2 couples et 2 enfants, l'appartement est parfait, une vue sur l'océan magnifique. Toutes les pièces sont spacieuses et ne manquent de rien. La résidence est trés propre et trés calme, elle est idéalement bien située, près des commerces ( on peut y aller à pied). Il y avait également de nombreux accessoires de plage à disposition dans l'appartement ( glaçière, chapeaux, serviettes de plages, masque tuba, chaussures...). La terrasse est trés confortable pour y manger, face à l'océan, où l'on voit parfois des dauphins. C'était parfait et je recommande vraiment cette location. Le d...

Reviewed by Niki W

Date 06/27/2014

The condo was very big, it had a lovely living room, all the furnishings required, comfortable rooms, a beautiful master bathroom, a wonderful lanai with an outrageous view of the ocean and a fun pool right outside of the condo. However, there were problems that needs to be fixed with the electrical fixtures, the lanai door didn't lock properly and the floors weren't cleaned very well, it had a thin film of dirt. In all, my family and I enjoyed our stay and would love to stay again in the future. Thank you for a memorable vacation.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/08/2014

The condo was just as it looked in the photos. Extremely clean and well appointed. The air conditioning was not working when we arrived, on a Sunday, but a technician was on site the next day and took care of the problem. Nice big lanai with great ocean view and sunsets, very clean, and well appointed. Plenty of cooking pans, utensils,plates, and glass ware. There was snorkeling gear, beach chairs, umbrellas, etc. for use by the guests. If you like to grill in the evenings, this is a great condo as the grill is just a short walk away, in front of the lanai. I would definitely stay here ag...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/20/2014

This was our second stay in this fabulous ground floor condo and this time we brought our 2 twenty something sons with us...perfect, and we enjoyed spending time on the lanai overlooking the pool and ocean. Kitchen is spacious and well supplied, beds are comfortable, and we used some of the beach supplies (cooler, wave walkers, hats, towels, chairs, snorkel gear). We enjoyed playing ping pong over at the main office/pool area. Only one caveat: this is normally a quiet location yet this time there was a large family (5 or 6 kids, 3 adults)staying in the unit above us so there was lots of n...

Reviewed by Dean

Date 12/30/2013

Our stay in this condo was one of the highlights of our trip. We enjoyed breakfasts on the large lanai watching the ocean for whales and dolphins (we spotted both). We really enjoyed the openness of this condo. We had a lot of space to relax while having all the comforts of home. The full size washer and dryer were great for washing our swimsuits after a day on the beach. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook meals or just grab a snack. The central aC allowed for a comfortable nights sleep. There were beach chairs, mats, boogie boards, umbrella and a cooler which allowed us to...

Reviewed by Kathy & Morrie

Date 11/22/2013

This choice was absolutely perfect! I was on the island for a board meeting and wanted to move from the resort to a condo. This was a great condo in a wonderful place just outside of Kona. Although the cleaning fee was more than some, I figured that averaged over the stay, it was still a good value. I was right! The condo was immaculate. It had everything we needed. A pleasant surprise were the beach chairs and cooler in the closet. There were only 2 of us and this was a 2 bedroom but I figured it was such a good value, why not go for it. Turned out to be a great decision. I would recommen...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/29/2013

however the Wi Fi never worked... the young folk were able to piggy back a connection with someone's access/ There was not enough toilet paper for six nights with four women staying here. but if you wish to cook like we did, this kitchen has everything you need. The outdoor grill by pool worked wonderfully too!

Reviewed by Ron

Date 01/19/2013

The location and lanai view were perfect. Kitchen well done, though silverware selection a little sparse. Mbr suite and shower were well sized. Bed comfortable.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/17/2012

Mahalo our check in was effortless the resort is well cared for. There are few stairs and things are easily accessible with 3 pools tennis courts and ping pong. A car is necessary as it would be quite a walk to the Mall. It is a very quiet area and if that is what you want, go get some fresh catch and BBQ. The Condo was well equipped and cared for making our stay enjoyable.

Reviewed by Sandra D

Date 12/06/2012

Fantastic! We spent 3 wonderful nights in this spacious, well appointed condo, everything we needed was under hand, the beds were sooo comfortable, the beautiful music of the birds every morning, the awesome sound of the very close surf crashing in, the utter quietness otherwise; the geckos come and warm up in the morning sun right outside your front door, which we all loved! The place was so conveniently located, not too far from everything but remote enough to be quiet and peaceful; the pools were fun for the kids, we didn't get a chance to play tennis but wish we had, and we were surpr...

Reviewed by dvantree

Date 10/28/2012

Unit 2601 was clean, spacious and more than we expected. We loved the view from the lanai sipping our 100% Kona coffee and listening to the waves crash against the lava rocks. Despite some minor issue with the broken shower (note was left on this) and the sliding door (which will soon be fixed) everything was perfect and we would love to stay here sometime again. Thank you so much for a week in paradise!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/20/2012

Comfortable condo for 4 of us. Washer and dryer was very nice to have. Lania was a nice place for breakfast.

Reviewed by East Coast Travelers

Date 08/13/2012

The complex is located at the southern end of alii Drive which is just a few miles from the historic Kailua Village section at the northern end. Less than half mile away is the launch site for the Fairwinds snorkel cruise. All three of the pools were terrific - the pool by this unit closed at 6 pm while the main pool just a short walk away remained open until 10 pm. The tennis courts looked to be in great shape though we didn't use them. The lanai view from this downstairs unit is pure Hawaiian paradise with a perfect view of the sunset every night. The unit was comfortable and the gr...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/18/2012

Despite the sliding door lock issue, the master bathroom lights not working, as well as a few outlets, we had a nice quiet unit. The view was beautiful. We were completely relaxed and felt like home. Mahalo!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/09/2012

The location was good. Close to shopping centers, beach and places to eat. Just out of Kailua-Kona town so not as much traffic and a little quieter.

Reviewed by Scubadoofus

Date 03/25/2012

This condo is conveniently located floor level unit with a nice water view. Although the location is good because of it's proximity to the barbeque and pool it's also one of it's drawbacks. The pool area is very noisy with screaming kids in the afternoons. Fortunately the noise abates when the pool closes at sunset. Having another condo on the top floor was not an issue until the locals moved in for the weekend. It appears that multiple local families share the rental of Kanaloa units for the weekend. Lots of noise due to kids running around and adults partying on the lanai. The noise did d...

Reviewed by Dorothy

Date 01/02/2012

This unit had everything we wanted and more. We stayed with our two sons and they each had their own bed in a separate room, big advantage over a hotel. The master suite had a king bed, huge bathroom with separate toilet, big shower, and jacuzzi areas! Separate huge bath for the kids, plus washer/drier that worked great. Well-stocked, huge kitchen. The whole place was extremely comfortable. The lanai overlooks both the pool and ocean, very convenient. There were boogie boards, noodles, coolers etc. for us to use, even beach towels...very thoughtful. Very clean, and the owner was great, got...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/26/2011

The 2061 condo located front of simming pool. You can see beautiful sanset from lanai. I had beakfarst there every morning.

Reviewed by Gary and Barbara

Date 07/14/2011

We are Island residents and spent the three days and nights as we were attending a Convention at the Sheraton. The accomodations and beautiful setting was way beyond our expectations. The unit was very affordable and well stocked with many accessories including beach towels. The beds were very comfortable. We have anonther event planned for april and July of 2012 and plan to stay in this same unit if available.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/04/2011

I have stayed at the Kanaloa Resort more than a few times at several different condos and found this to be the nicest of all. The condo may not be right on the ocean but having the ocean front pool in view actually enhanced our view. Great sunsets from lanai! The only thing that might have made our stay a little better would be if the ice maker was working.

Reviewed by Mae

Date 04/01/2011

Pros: Reservation and check-in process was very simple and convenient. Cost was very reasonable. Condo was comfortable and had all the amenities of home, view was beautiful. Room fit 5 adults and 1 child comfortably, more than enough space for all of us. Cons: Master bedroom was smaller than expected. Second bedroom did not have a television and lighting was very poor. Overall, the condo was great, pros definitely outweighed the cons. Would stay again without hesitation.

Reviewed by SandyS

Date 03/01/2011

Our party of four adults found everything we needed to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. It is certainly the nicest condo we have rented. The view of the ocean from the lanai is stunning. The sunsets were lovely and the full moon setting over the ocean in the morning was breath taking. The location is quiet and convenient with shopping just a few blocks away. It was also close to the Fairwinds snorkeling excursion dock.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/23/2011

Condo 2601 provided us with a luxury vacation with all the amenities, a wonderful view, a relaxing lanai, easy location and covered parking. Located just south of Kailua-Kona, it allowed us access to all the beach fun, open air public markets for our veggies and fruit, etc. without the craziness that is found when stuck in the middle of the city. Rebooking another stay here is a must.

Reviewed by CAtravelers

Date 01/23/2011

This is a surprisingly spacious and comfortable 2 bd condominium centrally located just south of Kona. This property has been updated; the rooms are large (including 2 large bath rooms), and there is ample storage including walk-in closets. There is a wireless internet connection. This ground-floor unit overlooks the complex pool (though it is set back aways) and also has a view of the ocean. The covered lanai is a pleasant spot for an afternoon retreat and the unit is very quiet, clean, and comfortable. We chose this unit because it was in a development that was "small" and centrally ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/14/2011

This is a fantastic condo. It was much larger than expected and looks even better in person than it does in all the wonderful pictures posted up on this site. Do make note of the condo being located in a residential area with permanent residents who tend to be older. They have little tolerance for being in the common areas after sunset or for holding a conversation with your 3 friends on your lanai into the wee hours of 9:45pm on a Saturday night. All the other renters were quite friendly and talkative around the BBQ and pool. Regardless of my experience, I cannot fault the condo itsel...

Reviewed by kgdif

Date 10/01/2010

The condo was furnished with everything we could have needed during our short stay. It was very clean and well kept. The beds were comfortable, which is not always the case. It was quiet and restful and we truly enjoyed the visit. The only negative thing we found was that some of the blinds were missing from the window/door to the Lanai. We would definitely repeat the trip if given the opportunity. Thank you

Reviewed by Val

Date 09/16/2010

We travelled from England to Hawaii. After a week in Waikiki, we were looking forward to a quieter time on Big Island and we found it here. The location on the island was great for sightseeing all over the island. The position of the condo within the complex was perfect. We sat on the patio each morning for breakfast overlooking the pool and ocean. Everything we needed (and more) was provided in the condo including flashlights and guide books. We want to thank you very much for letting your lovely holiday home to us.

Reviewed by Michael & Kim

Date 09/10/2010

The price is affordable for the beautiful condo and amenities. We've stayed in this unit several times before and it's our favorite place to stay when we visit Kailua-Kona. The condo is well appointed and its location in the complex places you near the pool and bbq with a beautiful view of the ocean, too!

Reviewed by Porodica808

Date 06/17/2010

We had a great stay at Condo 2601, and we'd go back again. The check-in process was easy and quick (email with clear and simple instructions). We recommend using the a/C especially if your children are used to sleeping (napping during the day) in a quiet setting. The only noise was made by grounds-keeping service (leaf blowers or some motorized equipment). The indoor slippers help (tile floor). The kitchen is well equipped with appliances, dishes, and dish washing powder, and extra trash bags (it is your responsibility to take the trash out). We recycled plastic, glass and aluminum, but...

Reviewed by The Queral's

Date 04/25/2010

This was a wonderful condo, very spacious, comfortable and fully stocked. We utilized the beach chairs, cooler and the books. The location was perfect, the quiet setting makes you feel as if you are more remote than you actually are as downtown Kailua Kona is just an easy drive north on Ali'i Drive. We enjoyed many of the beaches around the island with one of the best snorkel beaches just minutes away. We had dinners on the lanai while watching beautiful sunsets. The staff were wonderful as they were all extremely friendly and responsive to our questions. There were a few th...

Reviewed by The Claytons

Date 03/17/2010

We were skeptical of the pictures on the internet because we had been stung before. This condo is clean and very well stocked and has really been taken care of. Be careful on what screens you open though, we ended up with a gecko visitor. The kids had a blast capturing him to release back outside! We were impressed with the view, the location is great, and you can listen to the surf as you fall asleep after watching the amazing sunset from the pool or spa tub. The grounds are clean and the staff is very helpful. This condo even has beach towels and an assortment of beach toys, boogie boards...

Reviewed by O2BinKona

Date 01/22/2010

Very well supplied and roomy. Great location near ocean pool and barbeque. Good view, but not so close that the ocean mist covers everything. We usually get upstairs units, missed the vaulted ceilings, but not the stairs when hauling luggage. Unit could use painting and a new master bedrooom bed and some other owner TLC. Met the housekeeper on our way out. What a nice lady! I'd stay in this unit again. I've never been disappointed by renting from Aloha Condos - and I've rented from them a few times. Kanaloa is a great condo complex.

Reviewed by prof paddle

Date 01/20/2010

We liked everything about this place. We did not have to deal with any front desk, just get the parking pass from the gate monitor and straight to the condo. It felt like we were staying at our own house. Complete with everything one needs for cooking (including some required spices and oils), beach chairs, boogie boards, candles, and everything you can think of. This place overlooks the family pool (closes at 8 pm) and you can see and hear the waves from the patio. This unit was hundreds of dollar's cheaper than the direct ocean front where you can see the sunset, but it is only a 1...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/22/2009

We have stayed in this community for three years now and would highly recommend it. The condos are well kept, have W/D A/C or fans - lanais with great views. This had had ample beach towels and tour books on HI. The location is great, about 10 mins from 'downtown' Kona, as well as close to the Southern region with coffee plants and coves for snorkel. Would definitely rent this unit again.

Reviewed by Octopus

Date 10/22/2009

The condo was well-cared for and had all the amenities one could wish for and more. We really enjoyed the ocean view and the quiet surrounding. There was a grocery store nearby with a large selection and this allowed us to take advantage of the well thought out kitchen as well as the BBQ facilities. The only thing I didn't like was having to leave! I would definitely recommend this as a great place to stay and hope to be able to return someday.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/06/2009

Excellent location near Keahou Shopping Center. Beautiful pool and lava shoreline just steps from the front door. Spacious and well-equipped. Staff left a bottle of wine for our 25th anniversary - nice touch!

Reviewed by Arizona Family

Date 06/17/2009

This was an absolutely beautiful property and condo. Our family of 5 stayed there for over a week and it was the perfect size and great location. We have visited the Big Island each year for the past 5 years and this was our first time staying in a condo. We will never stay anywhere else but at the Kanaloa in the future, and we hope to be lucky enough to stay in unit 2601. I can't say enough on how much we liked the property and the condo. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us! See you next year!

Reviewed by The Chabot Family

Date 06/04/2009

Our family of 5 thoroughly enjoyed staying at this Condo. The view is nice and the pool in front is great. It is too bad that this pool closed at 6pm. For an older Condo, it has been upgraded nicely. The master bathroom is very large and roomy, as is the bedroom. We ate all our meals at the Condo or made lunches that we took with us. There was a cooler in the closet that we used for our day trips. The shared BBQ by the pool worked well and was very nice clean every time we used it. We came at low season so using it was no problem at all. This was our first time the the Big Island and we had...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/23/2009

Rooms and amenities were sufficient and comfortable, although I was not very satisfied with its cleanliness, especially of floor and kitchenwares. We were also a bit annoyed with noises came from upper unit. I guess one of bath rooms of upper unit is located right overhead of the bedrooms of unit 2601. Noises of showers and toilet flush came through a ceiling were not very comfortable. I also thought the screens placed on the windows facing lanai should be maintained. It was very hard to handle and have a couple of small holes. Besides these minor issues, however, we really enjo...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/10/2009

This was a nicely decorated and well-stocked condo. It was great to have beach towels and chairs available as those items come in handy in Hawaii. Very comfortable, and the huge master bathroom was awesome. We loved the view of the ocean over the pool and hope to stay longer next time.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/03/2009

Plenty of room for all 4 adults, gorgeous view from the lanai and easy access to the barbecue grill. Aside from slightly erratic wireless access, no complaints from anyone and we'd all return without hesitation. The owl picture in the main bath was a big hit!

Reviewed by musicmikie

Date 04/02/2009

We are fond of the Kanaloa Condominiums, especially unit 2601. It's comfortable and feels like a home away from home. The unit is very convenient to the pool, bbq grill, and the rugged coastline. The master bath is large with a double shower and in a separate room has a jacuzzi tub that helps melt away one's cares! The kitchen is easy to navigate with an extra large refrigerator and wide countertops. The lanai is spacious with a table that easily seats six. Our one and only hope is that the master king bed be replaced as it's a little uncomfortable.

Reviewed by Brian

Date 04/02/2009

We have stayed at Kanaloa at Kona on prior visits, and really enjoy the property. The pools and hot tubs are wonderful, there is nothing better than sitting by the ocean side pool watching the dolphins or whales play in the ocean. Our suite was very spacious, The Lanai in our suite was also large with a great view to both the ocean and the pool. We had a great stay.

Reviewed by staz

Date 04/02/2009

We spent four nights in this unit in January 2009 and loved every minute. The unit itself was clean and tidy, despite a couple of gecko visitors, and the lanai with views of the water and pool was unbeatable. The location is close to downtown Kona but a little removed, so it was nice and quiet. We enjoyed being right around the corner from the grocery store so we could stock our kitchen and cook some meals, which greatly cut down our vacation costs. I would definitely recommend this unit, particularly for families with two kids. One bedroom has a king (?) bed and the other has ...

Reviewed by JMW

Date 04/02/2009

Ideal for a wonderful family vacation. Condo was a little dated but you could see updating was starting to occur. This partiular unit fit our family perfectly (two adults and two college student daughters plus a cousin's daughter). Enjoyed the spectacular view. We are a very active family and most of our time was spent either in or under the water. There are numerous snorkeling beaches within easy drive. Anybody going to the Big Island must catch a bite and beer at the Kona Brewery restaurant. The best pizza (Greek) we ever ate. We hope to do this again.

Reviewed by Jim & Marge

Date 11/25/2018

Well maintained condo with a beautiful view of Hee'ia Bay. Keauhou Shopping center is just up the road for all of your shopping needs. The condo complex is situated in a quiet residential neighborhood setting. Well isolated from the busy traffic on Ali'i Drive. Very nice unit with no complaints. The bed was very comfortable! Craig, the owner provided us information about the condo and the area prior to our trip. He made us feel at home when we arrived with a very nice welcome basket. Mahalo Craig. Looking forward to our next trip back to the Big Island.

Reviewed by HUMBERTO

Date 10/22/2018

Pictures on the website doesn't show how amazing is this place, clean, big, they have everything you need to cook, very close to Kona downtown , definitely I will be back foe the next Ironman . Craig , the owner was really helpful giving some tips about areas and restaurant , and easy to reach when I need hem. Mahalo Humberto

Reviewed by Dave

Date 07/15/2018

The complex is located in a perfect spot, between all the wonderful beaches and activities. The complex is right on the water with a walking path to a lava beach, great snorkeling and a golf course. The complex is very well maintained and has beautiful swimming pools, especially the ocean pool with ocean and sunset views. Complex also offers tennis, ping pong, hot tubs and clean barbecues. The condo was especially nice, the cleanest I've been in! Beautiful lanai looking over the bay, toys for the ocean, even laundry soap was available! Our only concern was no air conditioning, however it co...

Reviewed by Tim

Date 06/18/2018

Great condo, super clean, great location, very good communication from manager, grounds and pools nicely kept up and a great location. We would stay again.

Reviewed by Bonnie

Date 04/17/2018

My husband and I recently stayed for 1 week in Condo #3403. It's off the main thoroughfare, tucked into a neighborhood, a very tranquil setting just 6 miles south of the Kailua Kona city center. Away from the noise of traffic, you can hear the waves gently rolling into the nearby bay from the 2nd floor lanai. Three swimming pools and tennis courts provide plenty of entertainment onsite. A large shopping center center is 1 mile from the condo providing easy access to groceries, post office, brew pub and restaurants. I would highly recommend this VRBO to a couple or family with 1 or 2 small c...

Reviewed by ANDRA

Date 04/11/2018

This condo is outstanding. Perfectly located and easy to find, neat and tidy, clean, quiet, fun and had everything we needed for an excellent wedding/adventure weekend! The lanai is hands-down the best part, having breakfast and nightcaps out there was supreme. Communication with Craig was seamless and I felt comfortable shooting him random questions about the condo as needed. There's no AC but didn't bother us in the slightest as the March/April night winds cool everything down significantly. The 5-6a morning bird song is aggressive especially since no ac = open windows, BUT, ear pl...

Reviewed by Elizabeth

Date 04/01/2018

Short one week visit, little sun but perfect condo for sitting out on lani and leaving doors open the whole time. Enjoyed walking the grounds, ro shopping across the street, pools and live entertainment poolside!!! 3403 has a wonderful welcome basket and informative emails correspondence before arriving. No issues with accommodations, enjoyed our paradise 100%

Reviewed by Kelsey

Date 03/10/2018

I stayed at this condo for a weekend getaway and it was just great. The whole condo is laid out well and supplied for any little thing you might need from extra towels to a little drink cooler for the pool. The master suite is large and the bathroom and shower are very nice and look brand new, but the real gem is the Lanai off the living room. The view and sound of the water here is just incredible. I spent most of the time I was at the condo on the Lanai.

Reviewed by Kathleen

Date 03/03/2018

The setting and the location of Condo 3403 is spectacular! Enjoyed having coffee on the lanai in the morning and watching the waves come in at the Cove. Kanaloa is a gated community of resort Condos with three pools, tennis courts, lending library and the grounds are lovely and very well maintained. This Condo is close to boating activities and a great shopping center. The surrounding golf courses are wonderful with breathtaking views. The Condo was clean, but clearly needs updating. Loved having the full size washer/dryer as we spent three weeks in 3403. The kitchen was fully stocke...

Reviewed by Dawn

Date 01/27/2018

This was a great condo. We liked the location in the south Kailua area. Very convenient with a grocery store and restaurants near by. The unit was very spacious and had a very nice view from the lanai where we usually sat for breakfast. The condo was clean and had everything we needed. We would stay there again.

Reviewed by Michael

Date 11/19/2017

Had a wonderful time in Kona and really enjoyed the condo and all of the amenities. The only things we would change is to update the tv in the bedroom and the ceiling fan in the living room. Other than those minor things it was a perfect stay.

Reviewed by Daniela

Date 10/27/2017

Great unit in this lovely complex. The condo was sparkling clean, had all utensils needed for cooking and was very quiet and comfortable. While the unit has no A/C, the ceiling fans were ok for keeping the condo cool specially comfortable in the morning and evening. The only time it felt warm was in the midday when the sun goes into the living room but we were mostly out so that did not bother us. We loved having dinner and breakfast in the lanai with a beautiful view. Very convenient to have two bathrooms and extra towels and beach stuff. There was a welcome basket waiting for us on the d...

Reviewed by linda970

Date 04/07/2015

My husband and I recently spent six nights at this rental. It was extremely spacious and well laid out. The welcome fruit basket was a nice touch. The two lanais provided a sunny or shady spot to sit, depending upon your mood. The location was perfect; it was close to amenities yet far away from the noise of the more popular tourist spots. Parking was convenient and well lit. Although we didn't use them, the unit had brand new washer and dryer. Updating of some living room furniture and bathroom and kitchen fixtures would increase the enjoyment, but other than that, we would return and reco...

Reviewed by Dixor

Date 03/02/2015

This condo is nicely furnished and we'll stocked. Booking agent is very efficient and pleasant to work with. Would definitely stay there again.

Reviewed by myob1

Date 02/28/2015

We liked being on the second floor. It felt private and more secure leaving the lanais wide open for the breezes and ocean sounds. The staircase is inside which gave my husband a convenient place to leave his clubs. The living room lanai has a lovely view & only morning sun - which is a good thing. This unit functions very well. It was clean & the carpeting, paint, koa wood cabinets & appliances were fine. The owner/manager is reachable, organized and accommodating. Hopefully, he will update. Especially the dishes. C'mon now....matched dishes from Costco or Target are not that...

Reviewed by tomtomtommyM

Date 07/29/2014

Stayed in this lovely condo for 10 nights. Upon arrival, we were welcomed by this superb "welcome basket" consisting of locally grown fruits, jams, hand made muffins, and more. A great way to start one's vacation! The condo is well managed and well equipped. The view of the bay from the lanai is wonderful. The unit lacks air conditioning, but was not a problem as the breeze from the ocean kept us comfortable. Kanaloa at Kona community is phenomenal, great place to just walk around. We will definitely come back to this unit.

Reviewed by snorkelers

Date 04/16/2014

Reservation service and the owner were tremendously friendly and helpful, and everything was just as advertised. Spacious, functional, comfortably furnished condo for a couples getaway, equipped with everything needed for a relaxing week. Available WiFi and washer/dryer in the condo are big pluses. Great, quiet location a few minutes away from the noise and crowds of central Kailua and right on the ocean. A lovely view of a small bay and the ocean, and the sound of the waves to lull you to sleep every night. Complex includes 2 pools, one with dramatic ocean views. Only a couple of minutes...

Reviewed by Barrie M

Date 02/06/2014

Our recent stay at this condo was our second in the last 6 months. We had a great time ( again) The unit is a bit dated, but very comfortable and clean. The view from the lanai is so relaxing, we spent most of our mornings and evening there. The complex is very well maintained with friendly staff. Best spot in Kona for watching the sunset is poolside. Lots to do in the area. It's less than a 5 minute drive to the "snorkel beach" and about 10 minutes into town. There is a good grocery store a couple of blacks away. We like this place so much. we have already booked a return visit for next year.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/14/2013

From our initial contact with aloha Condos to our final departure to the mainland everything was handled with the utmost of professionalism; making our stay on the Big Island very enjoyable. All the details were anticipated and the Condo was well equipped to fit our needs during a three week stay. The Condo is located on a small bay as pictured and my wife changed her work computer screen saver to that view today because we also renewed our wedding vows on the property on a previous trip. We especially enjoyed the three pools and often watched the sun set at the Ocean Pool. The property...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/15/2013

We stayed in unit 3403 at Kanaloa for a week and found it to be clean, comfortable, quiet and very pleasant. While we tended not to use the lanai off the bedroom much, this was simply because the larger lanai, off the livingroom, is also adjacent to the ocean. There are plenty of birds, nice breezes and gentle waves that lap up on the shore just a few yards from the unit. The location is quite convenient, as long as you have a vehicle (which I would think of as a necessity on the Big Island anyway). It is close to the village of Kailua and not far off the main highway that runs up and do...

Reviewed by ckir

Date 07/13/2013

The condo was really nice. Very well kept up. Favorite part was the lanai and the view! Nice big kitchen, bathrooms, and the extra lanai was a huge plus. One problem we had was the utensils were in very poor condition. Our family had to bring their own for our family dinner at the condo. And the master tub with jets didn't work. Kind of a bummer. Other than that it was fine.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/07/2013

We were pleasantly surprised to get a welcome basket of goodies for breakfast the first morning of our stay. We liked the view of the bay from the balcony and the sound of waves hitting the shore.The master bedroom is spacious. There was enough and more of kitchen utensils/cutlery, towels. The condo had a clean and welcoming feel. The condo is conveniently located. For snorkeling, the nearest beach is just five minutes away. Downtown is about 10-12 minutes away. Other beaches to the south are about 30-40 minutes away. What we liked the least was that we could look into a couple of other c...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/01/2013

We enjoyed the beautiful views from the lanais and the sound of the waves in the bay. It was interesting watching various people occasionally come to snorkel, fish and surf. The condo was well-stocked, but had no wi-fi. The one drawback was cleanliness in some areas, especially the use of a strong floral-smelling detergent in cleaning out the refrigerator and microwave, leaving them smelly enough to flavor our bread and lettuce.

Reviewed by Tina and Bob

Date 11/20/2012

Our reasons for a four star rather than a five star are: 1-bed lines were OK, not exceptional 2-bathroom caulking and around the kitchen sink 3-Several wall light switches were not functioning 4-blinds need replacing Overall we were thrilled with our stay. The housekeepers were terrific, the condo staff helpful and the location perfect for all our adventures in and around Kona. The pool area is right on the ocean and lovely. We didn't use the Bbq's but they were available. One recommendation - be clear about the location and how to find the parking spot as we arrived in the dark and it...

Reviewed by J Shatto

Date 09/11/2012

Nice views, nice pools to swim in. Well kept and quite. Would recommend to all who want a nice place, close for Kailua/Kona. Close to beaches on the Pacific Ocean and coffeee plantations/growers.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/27/2012

Great sized condo for a couple and great value. Nice outlook over the cove in a quiet area. Well equipped kitchen and appartment, nice breeze in from the front. My husband missed air condition occasionally. Close enough to Kona for nighly trips to the restaurants. Didn't us eteh pools but the beach side pool looked great.

Reviewed by sweetpeaw

Date 02/16/2012

We really enjoyed the condo. Sitting on the lanai as the sun rose and the waves lapped (or crashed) at the shore was my favorite part of our stay. The condo has a very well equipped kitchen. We liked the fact that there are 2 bathrooms but they could use a bit of modernizing. We also liked having the hard-wired internet access in the condo so that we could stay in touch with family and check our home town and sports news. The condo is on the second floor, with a set of about 15 stairs to get to it. This could be a problem for poeple with mobility issues. The resort is located just ...

Reviewed by Jim Kaulbach

Date 01/04/2012

A place to escape life's daily trials and tribulations. Quiet, relaxing, beautiful and certainly a hard working person's vacation stay if they just want to unwind.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/27/2011

We loved condo 3403 with its ample space, tasteful furnishings, and two lanais: one overlooking the lapping waters of the bay, and the other with tropical flowers and a clear view of our rental car. The condo is a short drive from a shopping center with a grocery store, a full-service post office, banks, several restaurants, etc. It is also close to the Kona Country Club where we were able to golf the ocean course. We took several day trips along the southern coast, up the northern Kohala Coast and the beaches, to Hawi and the extreme north coast, and over the mountain to Waimea. We also ...

Reviewed by Ipo Ahuna

Date 10/17/2011

Condo was clean and fully functional, walking for exercise was in a nice area. The location of the condos is in a secluded location, will definitely stay here again. Very quiet and peaceful. Click to rate would not let me enter 4 stars.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/22/2011

The Kanaloa Resort is near ourfavorite snorkel beach, close to places we like to shop, eat at, or visit, is convenient to the highways, but is quiet and peaceful. Uniit 3403 has a great view, close to the water. The lanai made a perfect place for breakfast while planning the day.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/06/2011

This is a well placed condo, with a nice view and sounds of the ocean in a small cove, a few hundred feet beyond the lawn. We rented from the owner through (great web site!). Very good value at $99 night plus $125 cleaning fee. All the comforts of home, plus extras that other guests had left. The unit is somewhat dated but everything was clean and worked (the vertical blinds can be a challenge though). Well stocked with kitchen utensils and pans, and an outdoor barbeque just steps from the front door. The main noise we experienced was from the rental unit above (we call...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/02/2011

The condo was very comfortable and we felt right at home. The location was wonderful with a view of the bay. We received the morning sun and shade in the afternoon which allowed us to enjoy the lanai for the whole day. Everything that we needed was supplied ex: towels, dishes, etc. If we are fortunate enough to return we would definitely stay at this condo again. The two areas that needed repair were the fridge that leaked and the ensuite toilet which also leaked. We felt there could have been a few more drinking glasses.

Reviewed by Joe and Rosie

Date 06/02/2010

My wife and I were amazed at the value which was presented to us by staying two weeks at this condo. It far surpassed our expectations. The view of the bay was spectacular as well as soothing to listen to. All possible dinnerware and cookware were provided. Cable modem for computer use was a big plus. The multiple pools both normal and hot/Jacuzzi were immaculate. Bbqs were located everywhere. The physical location of the complex is very well situated. I really can't say enough good things about this rental. I must mention a small minus though. Sleeping beyond 6:30am is almost imp...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/13/2010

Loved going to sleep to the sound of the surf in the bay. And occasionally watching surfers during the day. Will be back.

Reviewed by FirstTimeKonaVisitor

Date 03/04/2010

Good condo, enjoyed our stay, beautiful view of the cove. A couple of maintenance issues: tub in larger bath did not drain when used as a shower; window shades need replacing in bedroom (several had been damaged by prior users, didn't close properly); wall in bathroom beneath window needs washing.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/05/2010

Surreal views! Beautiful, modern and well-appointed ocean-side condo villa. Definitely a home away from home. Great place to stay - close to golf, snorkeling and shopping. Love the pools and tennis - very accommodating & friendly owner, consequently excellent guest services. Thank You!

Reviewed by bryngls

Date 04/16/2009

Our unit was perfect! We came for our wedding & stayed for the honeymoon. My parents had come here before so were familiar with Kanaloa. Love the quiet here & the new restaurant with great food. Our unit has a great view & was just the right for the two of us. There was so much to do on the island we ran out of time & hated to leave. We definitely will plan on a return trip for an anniversary & hopefully stay in the same unit, it would be perfect! Thanks again for a wonderful place to start our life together & have a truly memorable week in paradise. Mahalo, K...

Reviewed by Pierce

Date 11/19/2018

Once we figured out more clearly how the air conditioning and TV's worked with the help of Tom, then all was fine. The view and location was stellar and the condo was well equipped and clean. We would go back there if or when we visit the Big Island again.

Reviewed by Mark K

Date 11/05/2018

This our fourth stay at Diane's condo and we love it! The unit is beautifully decorated with a Hawaiian theme and truly comfortable. Very impressed with the new flooring and new appliances. The pools and landscaping are lovely, and the bbq is very close by. The shopping centre is a few minutes drive up the road and has many good stores including Longs, KTA Grocers, Kona Stories (books), and several restaurants including Sam Choys and Bianelli's (yummy pizza!). Just a short drive to our favourite snorkelling beach, Kahalu'u. We visited many places of interest nearby including Holoalua, Capta...

Reviewed by bethann

Date 09/07/2018

We had wonderful time! The condo was everything as pictured and described, plus!! Extreme comfort and scenery. This was a bucket list trip. If we ever decided to return, would not hesitate to stay there again.

Reviewed by Ian

Date 08/23/2018

Beautifully furnished and comfortable condo with spectacular views. The property manager Diane was very responsive and accommodating for some special requests we had to make the stay even better. Photos are spot-on accurate, the amenities - down to snorkeling, tennis and beach gear - were great, and the Kanaloa pools and grounds are well-maintained and spotless. We would happily stay in 3304 again and recommend it to all who are looking for high-end accommodations in a near-perfect setting in paradise.

Reviewed by Anna

Date 07/29/2018

Beautiful condo in paradise! We absolutely loved this condo from location to size and amenities. Spent most of our time on the lanai admiring the beautiful view of the bay. The condo is very spacious and bright, with ocean views from almost every room! The grounds around the condo are very well kept. We also loved having the shopping center with a great market and food options around the corner. Would highly recommend this place and hope to make it back one day!

Reviewed by lawrence

Date 06/21/2018

This was a beautiful condo with a fantastic view of small bay of waves crashing on the shore. Classic Hawaiian view. Loaded with amenities for the condo and the beach made it a perfect place to stay. We’ve been going to Hawaii for 33 yesrs and this is as nice a place as we have ever stayed. Recomend highly.

Reviewed by Maria

Date 06/19/2018

My family loved this condo where we truly felt at home. We stayed for 9 days. The condo is very spacious, beautifully decorated and comfortable with a great balcony where we enjoyed breakfast and dinner. The owner was very accommodating to our need to extend our stay and the property manager was on top of all the details to make our stay so perfect. I strongly recommend this condo to families of all ages.

Reviewed by Lyle

Date 05/09/2018

-Owner Diane and Manager Tom were extremely attentive to our every need. -condo location- car port -100’ from condo door. 100’, from community barbecue, 300’ from one pool and hot tub, 400’ from another and 500’ from a third. -top floor (3 third floor), 3 bedrooms, 1800+ square feet,very quiet, located away from main traffic. Lanai view is exceptional, overlooking ocean bay and ocean activities. -condo is1000’ on a paved Trail to the black sand beach that you can see from lanai-swimming and snorkelling -Each room of the condo is extremely well laid out with everything you need and might...

Reviewed by Joanne

Date 03/26/2018

We loved staying at Diane’s vacation rental. Our family of five, with 3 teenaged sons found the home spacious, comfortable, located close to adventure, and with a beautiful view of the ocean. Room organization could have worked better with twin beds in the second bedroom. A fully stocked home was really appreciated, too! Thank you for the stay!

Reviewed by Theresa

Date 02/13/2018

This is our second time staying here. Both times we've been in an upstairs 2 bedroom ocean view unit with a loft. Super fun for our whole family to stay together. Incredible views, amazing sunsets, the sound of the ocean crashing and watching the waves - amazing. The condos are well appointed and make it easy to cook if you want to stay in occasionally to eat. We even cooked Thanksgiving dinner the first time we were there! There's a lovely pool right on the ocean that's wonderful and the little shopping area with a grocery store, drug store, L and L BBQ (yum!) are just a couple of block...

Reviewed by Randy

Date 01/29/2018

Everything about this property was outstanding. Great location, beautiful view of ocean and ample pools etc. Enjoyed the condo layout and furniture inside and out. Highly recommend

Reviewed by Valerie

Date 01/10/2018

Loved staying here in #3304. The view out back was phenomenal! Every night you are lulled to sleep by the ocean wave sounds. Plenty of space to spread out for a larger family. Location on the island was a plus too. Several snorkel/diving companies just around the corner. Would come here again.

Reviewed by Wi!lmer

Date 01/05/2018

Excellent accomodations and location. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Grounds were impeccable. Condo was very nice and in great shape. Pools were perfect. Wonderful vacation.

Reviewed by Richard

Date 09/18/2017

the condo was fabulous this was our second stay at 3304 it is a well appointed, clean, and beautifully decorated unit. we hope to return next year.

Reviewed by Shelley

Date 08/19/2017

Thank you Diane for sharing your condo with us. Our 2 week vacation was fantastic. The condo is beautiful and very clean. The views from the lanai are second to none. The snorkelling in the bay was also magnificent. The condo comfortably fit 5 adults and a 6 month old baby. Each group had their own bedroom and bathroom and the rest of the condo was easily large enough to accommodate us all very comfortably. The kitchen was good and the barbeques on the property were excellent. As a matter of fact the grounds, pools, table tennis and tennis courts were all fantastic. Three days int...

Reviewed by James

Date 06/10/2017

Really, really, really enjoyed our time at this property. The bay views from the lanai are exceptional! We had a party of five and we fit comfortably in this property. The place is well stocked with everything one needs to enjoy the big island including boogie boards, coolers, and snorkeling gear. I would not hesitate to stay at this property again.

Reviewed by Barbara

Date 03/14/2017

We just returned from our vacation on the Big Island. This condo was so impressive -- so tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean. The view from the lanai is spectacular. You'll wake up each morning & dash out to the lanai to enjoy the stunning view. We saw porpoise and whales several mornings. The condo is very well appointed and the kitchen has every amenity you could want, including a Keurig coffee maker. Also, the beach gear was fantastic. If you want a trip of a lifetime, stay here. You won't want to stay anywhere else when you come to the Big Island.

Reviewed by Elinor

Date 02/25/2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, very comfortable, A+ plus view, everything you need to have a wonderful stay in Kona

Reviewed by Laura

Date 02/15/2017

We stayed here Jan. 19 through Jan. 28, 2017 and just can't say enough good things about the condo and the complex. We had 3 couples total in the unit, and it never once felt crowded. The layout is wonderful. The whole vibe was very Hawaiian and the furnishings very nice. The unit was very well stocked with anything we needed to cook with or go to the beach with. All three pools are very lovely, with the Oceanside pool being our favorite of course because of the view. Watching sunset from there was just blissful. The lanai was our main gathering place and what a view! The owner and Property...

Reviewed by BMK

Date 10/27/2016

We loved our week at Kanaloa #3304. The photos don't do it justice. The views are stunning! From the lanai over looking the gorgeous bay to the well stocked condo and pools and was perfect for the four of us and we had room to spare. We can't wait to come back! Mahalo p.s. We highly recommend the night manta ray snorkel tour with Kona Ocean Experience - you will see the boats at night from the lanai.

Reviewed by Tiffany Kimball

Date 10/20/2016

The location was perfect for enjoying all that Ironman and the Big Island had to offer! The amenities both in the condo and the Kanaloa complex are top notch. We enjoyed our view of the ocean from the lanai. The pictures do not do this place justice! We will definitely be back!!

Reviewed by Lanika

Date 10/03/2016

The condo was in a great location and spectacular view! It was clean, tidy, with all the basic essentials to have a meal, have some fun stuff to take to the beach and we were happy to leave some new items for the next guest. We would definitely recommend and if we go back would stay here.

Reviewed by Dick Fairchild + five

Date 08/20/2016

We found the condo unit to be plush and comfortable with an ocean view that was compelling. The loft was totally enjoyed by my two young grandsons. The wealth of towels, boogey boards, goggles & fins and tennis racquets were all well and appreciatively used. Not only was the unit extremely nice, but the location with respect to necessary shopping, dining and beaches probably couldn't be better. Mahalo to our hosts and to the condo organization for helping to provide us an unforgettable 'big' island stay.

Reviewed by Dee and Paul

Date 08/18/2016

We stayed in Condo 3304 July 16-22, 2016. The condo is gorgeous! And very large. Everything was perfect...beautiful furnishings, very well equipped kitchen, plenty of room for the 6 of us. The views are spectacular...overlooking the ocean and a bay right in front. All the rooms are attractively decorated. Having 3 bedrooms and the large loft and 3 bathrooms was perfect for us. The resort area has 3 pools, one overlooking the ocean, perfect for viewing the sunset. The grounds are well kept, and very quiet area. We used the path near the resort to get to the bay where we could put a...

Reviewed by David

Date 07/05/2016

This condo had everything we wanted for our stsy in Hawaii: clean, comfortable, up-to-date, beautiful location, amenities, security, proximity to activities/ short, we would definitely stay here again!

Reviewed by Pamela

Date 05/16/2016

Lovely condo, with excellent floorplan and every amenity we needed. Very well stocked with beach toys. For our group, the lanai and views from lanai were the most delightful feature. Watching the various boats, paddleboarders and surfers were entertaining and the beautiful water and sky panorama were stunning. The swimming pools , tennis courts and ping pong were also great sources of entertainment No reservations about recommending this place for convenience and comfort.

Reviewed by Irene

Date 01/26/2016

Our family had a delightful time during our stay in condo #3304. The condo has a convenient layout, is well furnished and in immaculate condition. The bedrooms are spacious, the mattresses are comfortable, and each bedroom offers plenty of closet space. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed, we even found extras such as dressing, olive oil, salt and pepper, etc. The best part of this condo was the patio, the views are truly remarkable! The majority of our time spent in the condo was spent outside on the patio. Another bonus was the patio closet containing an array of beac...

Reviewed by John

Date 01/06/2016

We loved this unit. It had 3 bedrooms and since we have 2 teenagers, the unit was perfect. It was very comfortable and clean. It was right on the water. The kitchen had everything that you needed. I would strongly recommend this place to anyone who is looking for a condo to rent.

Reviewed by YEG family

Date 12/31/2015

We would definitely stay here again. We showed up as a family of 6, with 2 tough-to-please teenagers, two adult children, and two frazzled 'real' adults. The first impression was the size of the condo - the photos do not actually do the place justice, as there is more space than is captured/suggested by the online photos. The view from the lanai, however, is just as good as that seen in the photo, and we spent every sunset there, watching the sun go down. The condo was spotless, and the layout was such that everyone had their space, which we all appreciated. A few specifics: i) The ...

Reviewed by George

Date 12/19/2015

Kanaloa at Kona is well situated at the quite end of Alii Drive, close to the Keauhou Shopping Center, Kahaluu State Park (good snorkeling) and easily accessible from Kuakini Highway (route 11.) The grounds are well maintained and offer a sense of security. Condo 3304 is nicely furnished, has a great kitchen setup and very large lanai. Our group was 3 couples and this is one of those rare condos where each bedroom is spacious and has its own bath (nobody feels like they're in the "kids bedroom".) The beach closet has chairs, soft coolers, mats, some snorkeling gear, boogie boards and more...

Reviewed by David

Date 11/28/2015

Everything was great - view, condition of the condo, furnishings, cleanliness, and little things like cookies in the bowl, condiments in the frig, ice in the freezer. Our family loved our stay and are setting the date for our next.

Reviewed by Mike

Date 10/08/2015

What a beautiful place to stay. Very nicely furnished and comfortable. The master bedroom bed was so comfortable. The resort is quiet and nicely landscaped - we enjoyed the pools and walking the grounds. Close to grocery store and a great farmers market, and close enough to town. The views from the living room and kitchen were wonderful, but the lanai was the best! What a place to sit and view the ocean and Keauhou bay action. The beach gear (chairs, snorkel gear, ice chest) were appreciated. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Paul

Date 07/06/2015

4th stay in 3304, each one meeting or exceeding expectations. All the creature comforts of home. Great new mattress in the master bedroom. The only negative is that it is too high for those under 5' 4" tall. Had to buy a step stool for my wife to climb onto it. Glad to have A/C the last couple days of our stay (even with the price increase). It may be wiser to include A/C in the base rental price. Also, 3 bedrooms usually means 6 people. $15 per day each for more than 6, not 4, seems fairer. We had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed the premises, location and view. We certai...

Reviewed by Akr651

Date 04/30/2015

We had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed staying at # 3304. We had to initially change our reservation from Oct to April due to a Tropical storm and Diane was extremely accommodating and helpful with rescheduling. The communication and check in was smooth and we were so pleased with the beautiful condo and all the extra supplies provided including a welcome basket! There were beach towels/snorkeling gear/boogie boards/coolers/sand chairs and mats/baby toys and strollers/fully stocked kitchen/laundry supplies/ first aid supplies and toiletries etc. We could have left half the things we...

Reviewed by travelzipca

Date 03/14/2015

The rental was great and exceeded our expectations, all the comforts of home, great patio to watch the ocean, ocen view from the majority of rooms, very clean, all , kitchen fully stocked with applainces & kitchen tools. The grounds around the condo have great mantence in a gated community, Area was very quiet and centrallyt located to shopping center and bay that many excusions took off out of. Most of all is how easy it was to use the online service to rent the condo with prompt reply for availability and payment. I especially liked the hold with credit card for the refundable damag...

Reviewed by tchippers

Date 03/10/2015

We really loved the condo and all the amenities included. We especially LOVED being able to use the boogie boards and snorkel equipment and the ability to walk to some great snorkeling. We definitely plan to use again and will recommend to all our friends. Thank you for the opportunity to stay at your home.

Reviewed by Thatchmaux

Date 02/26/2015

We just got back from our trip and cannot say enough about how much we all enjoyed our stay at 3304. The condo was clean and had all the comforts of home and all the first floor rooms had a view of the ocean, but the view from the lanai of Keahou Bay was screensaver material! Hotels are nice, but all of us agreed that we would get a condo again next trip. Very easy check-in and check-out process.

Reviewed by Joyce I

Date 08/17/2014

The condo was top of the line from the furniture to the amenities to the views! It was much more than was expected. The photos online did it no justice. Our group apprecited the little extras from the splenda,and spices, to the filled medicine cabinets, to boogie boards and snorkel gear!

Reviewed by Paulo11_11

Date 05/15/2014

Beautiful condo with incredible views. Three bedrooms/three bathrooms. Condo had everything included that we needed. With the lanai looking South we could see open ocean plus smal bay with beach and mountains. I prefered this instead of only full ocean view. Enjoyed watching lots of ocean activities from kayakers/outriggers/surfers/snorklers. Also, turtles and even a monk seal. Third bedroom as a loft was perfect. Sofa bed was one of the most confortable I have slept on. Also, loft bathroom with walk in shower was great. Complex was beautiful with three pools. My sister and I tri...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/08/2014

This unit was spacious, well-equipped, very clean and comfortable for our family of 5. Better yet, the views overlooking Keauhou Bay were incredible-- surf and tide pools, kayaks and ocean canoes, relaxing and magical from dawn to dusk. Sunsets at the ocean pool were spectacular! Though we could have enjoyed ourselves swimming and exploring the condo grounds each day, this location was a fabulous home base for discovering the island's offerings. Snorkeling and body surfing beaches, coffee plantations, Ali'i Drive for runs, and epic climbs and descents for road biking are all within eas...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/07/2014

Our stay at condo #3304 was absolutely fantastic! The pictures don't do it justice. The view is amazing! We were welcomed with a beautiful fruit and snack basket that we enjoyed thoroughly! We were there for a week to celebrate my sons 18th birthday and upcoming graduation. The condo was perfect for 5 of us. Tons of room to spread out, although we mostly congregated on the lanai, where at various times we watched whales in the distance and a huge pod of spinner dolphins right out in the bay. The kitchen was well stocked and we put it to good use cooking all the Ono that the boys caugh...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/23/2014

In February 2014 we stayed 8-days at this condo 3304 and had a blast! We definitely would go back. It was worth every penny. The communication with the owners in advance and during our stay was awesome and made our arrival and departure very easy. [we needed a small repair during our stay and it was looked-after immediately]. It is a well-run condo community so expect to have lots of conversation with other guests when you visit the pools or BBQ outside. We had plenty of onsite items in the kitchen, plenty of beach items and towels and lots of small things that we didn't have to buy ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/16/2014

From the time we booked till arrival was all hassle free . Quick response , clear directions and instructions . After a late arrival we had a nice fruit basket waiting with goodies to get us going till the next day . Well equipped and spacious ,with everything needed for the beaches , boogie boards , coolers , umbrellas , beach chairs etc. Very clean and beautiful place !

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/28/2014

This unit has lots of space (there was 4 of us) and is beautiful. The view is outstanding and we enjoyed all our meals outside on the lanai. It was well equipped with everything we needed. Would definitely book here again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/03/2014

From the moment we walked into #3304 we felt at home. The condo was beautiful, clean and fully equipped. The view was spectacular from sunrise to sunset. It was close to everything we wanted and the area was wonderful. While we did not need the third bedroom, it would be perfect for 6 people and still have plenty of room.

Reviewed by Wyoming

Date 01/31/2014

The location was perfect. The condo was clean and in great condition. Spent most of our time on the patio. The two lawn chairs could use to be replaced (a little shakey). Plenty of kitchen equipment. Could use a couple of travel mugs for coffee on the road. Lots of books in the unit for info on the island. The pools and grounds of the development were lovely. No loud parties and everyone was friendly. All in all a great time. Only wish they kept the ocean front pool open later and that it opened earlier. A wonderful trip was had by all.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/12/2013

I just had the pleasure of finishing up 2 1/2 weeks at Kanaloa 3304, and I can't say enough about how good the value is. My wife and I rent houses and condos in the Hawaiian islands at least twice a year for the last 10 years, and Kanaloa 3304 is the best combination of location, view and amenities we have ever rented. The condo is nicely appointed and has everything you need for a great vacation, but more importantly the views and location are fantastic. We have never wanted to sit on the lanai for so long in all of our stays in Hawaii, and most of the units we have enjoyed have been at...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/27/2013

The grass is always greener ? Not in this case. I did my homework in selecting our vacation stay and the Kanaloa at Kona condo 3304 was everything we saw online and more. Spacious, extremely well appointed and well maintained. The surrounding grounds and pools are well kept and everyone smiles. The selling point for us was the Lanai. I knew we wanted to wake up every morning with the sunrise and the little cove with the sounds of gentle swells and a cup of Kona coffee. We prepared a healty breakfast with all kinds of fresh fruit from the farmers market. Our second favorite thing in co...

Reviewed by Ohio Traveler

Date 07/30/2013

We had a lovely stay in Kanaloa at Kona #3304 last week and wish it could have lasted longer! The condo is very spacious - plenty of room for five of us (two adults, three teens). My son adored having the whole loft area to himself and the bathroom away from his sisters. The Kitchen has everything you could need for food prep, plus lots of dry supplies - we didn't have to buy spices, etc. Plush towels, good quality cotton sheets on the comfortable beds - we rested well here! The Master Suite is especially nice with King bed, large bathroom with vanity area, and walk-in tiled shower wit...

Reviewed by Klaus Family

Date 07/21/2013

This was a great condo for a family of 4. The bathrooms and closet space were very nice! The kitchen was fully stocked. Beach towels and snorkeling gear were very much appreciated. We enjoyed breakfast on the lanai with a great view of the coast and he ocean view pool provided a relaxing location to enjoy the beautiful sunsets. We would definitely recommend this condo for anyone visiting the Kona area.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/09/2013

We just ended a week holiday at Kanaloa at Kona in condo 3304. It was a very memorable experience. This condo far exceeded our expectations. We had myself and my wife, our 2 children and my mother in law. The master suite was very large. The 2 kids stayed comfortably up stairs with their own TV. The condo was very clean and had comfortable furniture and everything you need to make meals, do laundry, etc. The lanai is large and totally private, with a sweeping view of the bay. It looks like it has the best view in the whole resort. We have stayed at 5 other resorts on the Island, and don't t...

Reviewed by Cindi

Date 06/12/2013

My family and I had an absolutely wonderful stay at this beautiful condo and great resort! This exceeded our expectations in every way. The view is outstanding. We had so much fun and will definitely stay here again. Thank you for a wonderful time.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/30/2013

This place was amazing. The deck view is perfect. Onsite staff is excellent!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/24/2013

This is the second time to stay for us because of exccellent experienece and service we had previously. Great view and comfy accommodation gave us enough satisfaction as well as last time.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/04/2013

We received excellent service. this is a beautiful home,well looked after,We enjoyed a wonderful view of the ocean,boats and surfers. restaurants and grocery stores close by made for convenient living. it is impossible to pick out any feature better than the last.We enjoyed a wonderful two weeks at this well equipped condo. Luxurious master bedroom a definite plus. I could think of nothing I did not like.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/02/2013

Great views and lots of space. A lovely place that exceeded our expectations

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/20/2012

Wonderful unit with great views at Kanaloa. Spent a week in this unit and did not want to leave. Very clean and well appointed. Great spot from which to see the Big Island. We have stayed at other units in this complex and this was one of the best.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/19/2012

Online arrangements were great and everything worked out perfectly. This condo was beautifuly decorated, clean and well maintained. We enjoyed the private location and dining on the spacious lanai overlooking the ocean. Location was convenient to shopping and Kona Town. We swam in all three of the beautiful swimming pools and in the bay in front of our lanai. Lovely place to watch the sunset. The tropical gardens surrounding the unit were perfectly maintained. This is our favourite place to stay in Hawaii and we look forward to many future visits!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/19/2012

Very comfortable condo with overall appropriate amenities provided. Wonderful location overlooking the cove. Only a few issues that keep me from awarding 5 stars. 1. Wireless internet was almost useless, need to upgrade. 2. Lighting levels in living room were too low, need higher wattage lamps for those of us who like to read after dark. 3. Better instruction on location of trash and recycle bins would have been helpful, a posted site map maybe would have been useful, the written instructions were a little vague. Overall we enjoyed our stay and would return.

Reviewed by Dan H.

Date 07/07/2012

We enjoyed our stay here very much. The location is awesome - close to downtown but far enough away that you felt like you were in your own little cove off the ocean. The condo is very spacious, nicely furnished and the owners are very easy to work with. We will definitely return to this condo.

Reviewed by Voyageuse1960

Date 07/04/2012

We've been traveling to the Big Island for almost 25 years and think that we have finally found the perfect condo! Unit 3304 at Kanaloa at Kona has it all: location, size, and luxury. This was our first time renting in Keauhou and we found that we preferred it to Kona because the weather seemed to be milder, shopping is much more convenient (the Keauhou Shopping Center is only five minutes away), and it is much quieter (there are less tourists and traffic). This condo has perhaps one of the most beautiful views of all accomodations in Keauhou; it is directly on the ocean but faces a quie...

Reviewed by Kananaka

Date 06/28/2012

The facilities are wonderful for a family. One quiet pool, another open late into the evening for kids, and a third on the ocean. The kids enjoyed having their own room in the loft with its TV and bathroom while the adults enjoyed having their own rooms and bathrooms downstairs. Each morning and evening was spent on the deck watching and listening to the waves and watching the boats come around the point from the neighboring bay. Everything we needed was there. We hadn't even finished our stay before we were talking about when we were coming back.

Reviewed by SLD

Date 06/11/2012

Just returned from our 9-night stay in Kanaloa #3304. We've stayed in other units at Kanaloa but this was the best location for viewing activities in the bay and ocean from the large lanai. We also found the loft/3rd bathroom to be useful. It's a bonus that the unit was equipped with beach towels, boogie boards, spices, etc. We love the fact that there are 3 pools also (one is a quiet pool for adults only).

Reviewed by Tracy

Date 05/31/2012

We loved this condo at Kanaloa at Kona. The location is to die for and the decor is beautiful. There wasn't a thing that was missing from a 'fully' operable kitchen to beach towels, boogie boards and they even provide detergent for the washer! We ate 98% of our meals there and everytime we ate on the deck admiring the beautiful view. It was so hard to leave, and we can't wait to go back.

Reviewed by hibiscus

Date 05/10/2012

During our stay, we really enjoyed all days with wonderful view from lanai, comfort accommodations without any concern and sufficient staff support. I'm confident our selection #3304 is a right way.

Reviewed by Jaelyte

Date 03/26/2012

This unit is beautiful, large and met all of our needs. I highly recommend this unit due to it's spectacular wrap around view. Just sit on the lanai and listen and watch the waves. We saw turtles sunbathing on the rocks below our lanai everyday! I also loved the location of the resort with it's proxmity to Kona town and Keauhou Bay! The oceanfront pool offers amazing sunset views. We will definitely consider staying here again.

Reviewed by Jackie

Date 03/11/2012

Three couples comfortably spent one week in this condo and all found it to be just right. It was nice having the three bathrooms for our privacy. The best part was the Lanai which overlooked the cove with so much activity to observe. This unit is in the best location in the complex and it's upgraded interior provided a beautiful, comfortable place for us all to enjoy.

Reviewed by Happycamper

Date 02/10/2012

The first ever condo stay for my husband and myself, and now I wonder why we ever stayed in hotel rooms in the past. Unit 3304 is beautifully decorated, fully equipped for every need, and close to restaurants and shopping. The sound of the surf puts you to sleep at night. We took walks in the evening along the golf course against the ocean, drawn by the blow holes there. A great stay at one of the better units in this complex.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/08/2012

Kanaloa #3304 is updated, spacious,with comforable furniture and beds. It is equiped with almost everything you need for your vacation..even ice chests, fins, water socks. We spent most of our time on the lanai--eating, relaxing and watching the waves and a small turtle that was hanging out in the lava pools below the condo. There was plenty of room for our family of 5.

Reviewed by Lisa M

Date 01/16/2012

We spent 10 days in January with our parents. The condo is beautiful and the view is perfect. If you want a/c you must ask for it and it costs $15/day extra. The grounds are very nice and the staff very friendly. There are 3 great pools to use. The BBQ's were working well and very convenient. It is close to town without being in the middle of everything. We tend to plan a menu and cook almost all our meals when visiting the islands. We were very disappointed in the pots/pans with horrible peeling teflon. There were 4 cork screws but not one spatula to flip an egg. The knives were almost be...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/03/2012

Great ocean view Beautiful and spacious lanai large master bedroom Huge master bathroom/shower/closet very spacious TV room/family room large and updated kitchen *** we spent every night on the lanai enjoying the views of the ocean and sunset while enjoying our Pupus and cocktails.

Reviewed by Egram

Date 10/03/2011

My husband and I stayed here for one week and we were so happy to have found such a beautiful condo. We slept very comfortably every night and could hear the crashing waves. We enjoyed just sitting outside on the lanai and reading a book or just watching the kayaks and other water activities. One morning we could see dolphins playing nearby. The condo was very nicely decorated and everything looked very clean. There is a washer and dryer, which was great to have. The view is great. There is grocery shopping close by, as well as golf. Went to the country club nearby for a $5 special ...

Reviewed by J&A

Date 09/20/2011

My husband, mother-in-law, and I stayed at this condo for 5 days. While the condo offered way more space than we needed for the three of us, we splurged for it because of the great reviews and wonderful photos...and it was well worth it! The condo is luxuriously well-furnished, very clean, and offered everything you'd want for a Hawaii getaway. We fell asleep and awoke to the sound of the crashing waves every morning. We ate our meals on the lanai, looking out on the ocean (and we even spotted turtles!). While we didn't end up using the pools, they looked clean and inviting, especial...

Reviewed by Paul

Date 09/05/2011

Rented unit 3304 at Kanaloa at Kona on Keauhou Bay. Unit is 2 BR with convertible loft den and very well furnished. Best views in the complex. Probably the best condo that I've rented in Hawaii, and I've been coming since 1971 (yes, 1971). Everything that you have at home was available. Plus: books, snorkel gear, spices, washer/dryer in unit, games, 4 TVs, a/c and a view to write home about. The resort has 3 swimming pools, controlled access, is close enough (5 mi.) to Kailua and is very quiet. Centrally located, close to shopping and restaurants. It's hard to imagine a better place to spen...

Reviewed by Tom&Toni

Date 07/31/2011

Condo #3304 fit our needs perfectly! It was our next stop after 3 busy days at Volcanoes Natl Park. We were able to unwind by the ocean pool and the views from the lanai while eating our meals were incredible! We traveled with 4 children and there was enough room for all of us. The location was great with a shopping center nearby and some great snorkeling beaches just minutes away. There is also a grill located by the parking spot that we cooked dinner on. We definitely recommend Condo #3304! Mahalo!

Reviewed by kgbend

Date 06/28/2011

We loved the condo and it definitely met our expectations. Beautiful grounds, loved the pools(uncrowded), staff that we encountered were all friendly. The patio over-looking the ocean was fabulous. Great blender for making those tropical drinks. We do wish they had some board games for the evening with family and a good stereo would have been nice. Recycling was non-existent though, that was a little disappointing. All in all it was a wonderful vacation and we would definitely stay here again if they began a recycling program.

Reviewed by MSG

Date 06/12/2011

The Condo was beautiful, comfortable and clean. Plenty of room for 5 of us. The kids loved the loft. The view from the lanai was amazing. The location was perfect. The swimming pools in the complex were great. The kitchen was perfectly stocked.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/18/2011

One of the nicest units at Kanaloa at Kona, our preferred location on the Kona coast -- it is quiet, off the beaten path, and has great views. The unit is well laid out, with a view of the ocean, a small bay, and the mountain-side. Comfortable furnishings throughout, including the loft area, which our daughter enjoyed. The lanai was perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Recent tile and granite upgrades in the kitchen and all bathrooms made for a more luxury feel overall.

Reviewed by Ronald

Date 11/18/2018

When we reviewed the profile for #1801 it mentioned that it was a new listing and we noticed that there were no beach chairs and other outdoor gear listed. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprise to see 4 new chairs, beach umbrella, beach mats, kids beach toys, snorkelling gear and tennis rackets ....... everything you need to make your vacation enjoyable. To ensure the chairs stayed in excellent condition, we put towels on the chairs before sitting on them. Everything was clean and well maintained. We enjoyed the ocean front setting, as we watched spinner dolphins in the morning wh...

Reviewed by Julie

Date 07/16/2018

This was my third stay at Kanaloa at Kona and this unit was by far my favorite. When you book online you always wonder if the place will be as nice as advertised and unit 1801 was. The kitchen had everything you need to prepare meals, there are mats for the beach and boogie boards too. You can’t beat walking down the hall in the morning, opening the sliding glass doors and taking in the view of the ocean and no need to rush to the ocean view pool to view the sunset, because you can see it from the lanai. Can’t wait to stay again next trip!!

Reviewed by Carol

Date 05/10/2018

This was the 3rd destination of our 2 week trip. The condo sits on the edge of the ocean, and was so beautiful! The next time we come to the Big Island, this one is the first one I will book! It was close to both of my husband and daughter’s favorite snorkeling spots, Captain Cook and Kahulu’u Park. And the kitchen was well-stocked. Thanks so much for sharing with us. The Dillard’s, Texas

Reviewed by Jan

Date 04/30/2018

This was our second trip to the BI. Both times we stayed in 1801. Love that feels like home. Always spotless, and well appointed. The new ductless A/C works a treat. Very efficient. The new TVs also were appreciated. The views can't be beat, and the sunsets are nothing less than spectacular. Hope to book that condo next time we visit the BI.

Reviewed by Jo ann

Date 04/20/2018

1801 is a lovely condo right on the ocean--which makes a perfect spot for viewing the sunsets. My husband and I love to come to the Big Island and have a home base from which we can go on day trips. This year we spent some time in Hilo (enjoying the museum and book stores) and then all the waterfalls to the north. We also checked out some of our favorite beaches, did a little snorkeling, visited Hawi, and the National park just north of Kona--always on the lookout for honu-- and ate terrific seafood. The condo is roomy, well-equipped, and quiet. The grounds at Kanaloa at Kona are lovel...

Reviewed by Jan

Date 01/19/2018

This Condo was perfect for the family vacation. We enjoyed sitting on the lanai especially in the morning and evenings where we could absorbing the beautiful view of the ocean. We even saw a few whales breaching a couple of times, what a thrill for those of us who have never been to Hawaii. The condo was well stocked and had all the ammenities required for our stay. My family truly enjoyed staying at this location as it was easy to find and within minutes of beaches. The assigned parking simplified parking so you didn't have to worry about locating a parking spot. The complex itsel...

Reviewed by Leslie

Date 11/12/2017

This condo was one of the nicest places we've rented anywhere - beautifully furnished, spotless, and an unbeatable view. The instructions for arrival were very clear and we had no issues during our stay - although I wish we had had more time to just sit and enjoy the view from the deck! The kitchen was well stocked and there was plenty of helpful info on the area. The bed was comfortable and the air conditioning worked perfectly - any problems in prior reviews have clearly been addressed. I wouldn't hesitate recommending this condo to my friends.

Reviewed by Nancy

Date 08/07/2017

My husband and I go to one of the Hawaiian Islands every year for my birthday. This year it was The Big Island, and Kanaloa at Kona was the place we stayed. We have stayed there a total of 4 times in the past, so we knew how nice the condo complex was. We picked 1801 this time because it looked exactly right for us, and it was. We had a good time and plan to come back.

Reviewed by Holly

Date 07/13/2017

We recently returned from a stay in unit 1801 and it was lovely. The view from the lanai is better than the pictures! We spent a lot of time out there, coffee in the AM, happy hour cocktails for sunset and afternoons just staring at the view. The kitchen is huge and very well appointed. There is a nice BBQ area close to the covered parking area, we didn't get a chance to use it but it was convenient to the unit. The master bath was gigantic and well updated. The second was a little tricky as there is no curtain or door only a half wall that really doesn't keep the water in the shower....

Reviewed by Joe

Date 06/01/2017

Our stay at Condo 1801 was an enjoyable and relaxing stay. The ocean views are amazing, and being able to see the sunset every night was very memorable. At night, we could hear the waves crashing on the rocks very clearly. The condo was clean, instructions to get in was clear, and we had no issues getting in and out. The inside of the condo was generally darker than expected due to being on the south side and first floor. We will definitely consider this unit again when visiting Kona and the Big Island in the future. Thank you for having us.

Kanaloa at Kona 1801

Reviewed by Ruth

Date 05/01/2017

The ground floor condo with a view of the ocean and adjacent Sheraton Kona Hotel is easily accessible with a lovely vista of canoe paddlers and boats. We even saw a pod of dolphins! The condo itself is well appointed. The middling rating is the result of the failed air conditioning unit. We called the first day the local contact and he instructed us how to manipulate the wall control panel. Unfortunately it did not work and after a miserable night in the heat and humidity we called the next day and he arrived and confirmed that the unit had failed. He asked if we were comfortable all...

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Reviewed by Janet

Date 04/25/2017

Really enjoyed our stay at 1801. Great views, and very relaxing. Loved the lanai, and being able to have morning coffee out there. Evening sunsets were spectacular. The kitchen is well appointed, and we made use of the blender for our evening cocktails. :-) We look forward to coming back to 1801. It was exactly perfect for what we were looking for.

Reviewed by Roanne

Date 04/10/2017

This condo is in an amazing location with beautiful well maintained grounds and the most stunning view from the balcony. We witnessed spinner dolphins while enjoying lunch! This condo is very clean and has received many nice updates in the kitchen including counter tops and really great appliances. I very much enjoyed preparing meals for our family of four in the kitchen which was very well equipped. Bathrooms are fabulous and beds were comfy. Snorkels, fins and beach gear were available for us to use. Our kids 3 and 7 loved it the ocean view pool. Having been to the Big Island several time...

Reviewed by Terence

Date 03/24/2017

This was our third stay at Kanaloa and our second stay at unit 1801 - it's the best of the best for two bedrooms in this complex! The location is fantastic, close enough but not too close to downtown Kona, and if you do need anything, shops are just up the hill minutes away. The condo is amazing - great layout, beautiful inside, the deck is above the walkway and gives good privacy, but you still have the lava and sea about 20 feet away - it's beautiful!! Also, the deck is the perfect place for some of the best sunsets on the island. The kitchen is lovely with high-end granite and everyt...

Reviewed by Pat

Date 02/06/2017

We absolutely love this condo and have stayed there 3 other times and plan to go back as soon as we can. You can't get a better view. Seeing a whale while sitting on the lanai was an added touch! The condo is very spacious and includes WIFI. It is great that it is so close to shopping for groceries or grabbing a bite to eat. We highly recommend this condo!

Reviewed by Deb

Date 01/20/2017

We enjoyed our second stay at this wonderfully-located condo in the Kanaloa complex. The prime ocean front location is unequaled in this slice of the island. In the morning, the ocean front location is ideal for watching whales, boats, kayakers, paddleboarders, and canoers; in the evening, the location is ideal for dinner on the lanai. The condo is comfortable, updated to contemporary standards, and private. The master bedroom and bathroom are spacious and remain cool (keep the shades drawn against the sun). A second couple shared the condo with us and were comfortable in the guest bed...

Reviewed by RICHARD and MARLENE

Date 11/30/2016

I was worried that the waves would be too loud and keep us awake, but the sounds were just right. Great location and the kitchen was very functional. The air conditioning instructions recommended to close the patio doors when running but did not clearly state that the patio doors HAD TO be closed for the AC to work. This caused some time to be spent figuring that out and had to call the condo rep. Recommend to clarify the instructions - a small nit, otherwise this condo was great!

Reviewed by Gary

Date 11/15/2016

Pros 1. View 2. Showers 3. Kitchen has everything you could want Cons 1. Only comfortable piece of furniture in the entire place is the chair in the bedroom. Bed in master bedroom is awful 2. T.V. in living room needs upgrading 3. Not only do the remotes in the bedroom not work, the T.V itself only gets a picture occasionally 4. The vanity lights in both baths do not provide enough light to do basic things like makeup 5. Area rug in the living room would be nice since you want renters barefoot 6. Cushions on the lanai furniture would help make them a little more co...

Reviewed by Zachary

Date 10/15/2016

Stayed 10 days and the condo was perfect in every way. Location was ideal - just outside of downtown Kona and close to the small towns south of Kona. Perfect location on the ocean and every morning was spent on the lanai soaking in the sound of the waves. Cooler, boogie boards, snorkel equipment, tennis equipment, and much more to use during the many island adventures. Will definitely stay here again. The additional cost of the air was well worth it. Fans were adequate, but with the humidity, the air was welcome each night while sleeping.

Reviewed by Martin

Date 03/24/2016

This is our fifth stay in 1801 and we are going back again in May. Since our last stay in November they have provided new linens and glass ware and a salad spinner. Their new property manager has taken the details of upkeep up a notch- all the light bulbs work, plenty of Kleenex boxes, toilet paper, and paper towels. They have the same house keepers who do a spotless thourough cleaning. This is all on top of one of the best locations in Kanaloa, not to mention Big Island. Proximity to the Keahoau Shopping Center with restaurants, movie theatre, KTA Supermarket and one of the best Saturday f...

Reviewed by Robert

Date 03/04/2016

Very nice furnishings and outstanding ocean views. Quite and beautiful landscaping. We enjoyed the whales from the lanai every morning. Loved the Oceanside pool.

Almost perfect

Reviewed by Deb

Date 01/24/2016

Lovely condo in a prime location on the Kona coast. Well cared for older complex, right on the ocean, and this condo has one of the best oceanfront locations. Very private with endless views into the vast blue ocean. We enjoyed watching whales and passing boats over coffee on the lanai. The condo has been updated to contemporary expectations. The master bath is especially spacious. All appliances worked well, including the AC, which we only needed in the afternoon. A pleasant breeze in the morning and evening kept the condo comfortable. We would have appreciated those little touches ...

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Reviewed by alison

Date 12/30/2015

Lovely condo and dynamite location. I would not hesitate to stay again. When we arrived, we noticed the screen to the slider was torn and a repair was also needed to the bamboo window covering located in front of the slider. I informed Analyn of these issues of which she already knew.

Reviewed by Martin

Date 11/24/2015

The Kanaloa complex is special because it feels small and intimate even though it has quite a few units. The way the units are "tucked in" the coastline a better name for the complex would be Kanaloa by the Sea. 1801 in particular is located on the far end where you are close to the sea as you can get without being in it. Hearing, smelling the ocean and watching the amazing displays of water splashing up against the rocks makes for a truely special stay. The condo is nicely decorated with beautiful artwork. The furniture is fairly comfortable. The overall ambiance is very nice. The TV's nee...

Reviewed by michael

Date 11/22/2015

beautiful condo spacious and comfortable. great ocean veiw.

Great view!

Reviewed by Kelly

Date 10/13/2015

This was a great condo for our family. It is large and clean and has a perfect view of the setting sun. The only negative is the A/C system, it doesn't reach the master bedroom very well if at all. This would be a 5 star review if it was not uncomfortably hot in the master at night. Other than that we loved everything about the condo and the grounds. We spent a lot of time at the ocean pool and my kids loved it!

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Reviewed by Martin

Date 09/06/2015

First off, Kanaloa is our favorite place to stay and 1801 is where we will return. This is the fourth condo we have rented and is our favorite. Pros: It's a downstairs unit and you could not be closer to the water without being in the water. Breaking waves along the Kanaloa development are not visible most of the time in many spots. From this condo, you see magnificent breaking, spraying waves up against the rocks and it's beautiful. The light color all tile floor feels fresh and clean. The air conditioning works great on the hottest of days in the main part of the condo (living ro...

Reviewed by Cheri C

Date 02/25/2015

We were very pleased with the condo. The ocean view balcony was great, especially because of the nice sized table. It was really nice to enjoy meals overlooking the ocean. The location of the Condo was perfect for exploring the island, not too close to the most touristy areas, but not too far from grocery stores. The complex is very well cared for and the BBQ areas were clean and well lit. We had a great time with no complaints!!!

Reviewed by Estelle M

Date 09/30/2014

A/c ran 24/7, dryer noisy, place mats dirty, rugs in bathroom dirty & cheap, lanai railing rotted, outside kitchen rusted & paint peeling on doors, kitchen & bathroom cabinets hinges rusted & squeaky, TV remote in master didn't work, outside furniture needs painting, no light over dining table, no fan or light on lanai, beds in guest room noisy and bedding cheap & outdated, overall needs painting! Community amenities were great and location of condo is excellent!

Reviewed by trails4me2

Date 03/22/2014

We enjoyed your condo very much for the 17 nights we stayed. I would prefer a little higher end TV and speakers in the main room. You could update that without breaking the bank. We never used the TV in the Master. The Master bed is just fair in terms of comfort, Again, an easy affordable upgrade would enhance. But, pretty much everything else is very comfortable and nice. The kitchen is very well outfitted, we never used the second room as it was just my wife and I, but it appeared comfortable. The setting is perfect, direct ocean front and protected from Northern and Western trade winds. ...

Reviewed by MSKRAD

Date 10/24/2013

The view from the lanai was beautiful. The sight and sound of the waves crashing in on the lava was great. The condo was modern, well equipped and beautiful. Everything you'd want. Central air was a real plus. It was pretty humid the week that we were there and we appreciated the cool environment. We'd definitely try to rent this condo on our next trip to the big island.

Reviewed by Michael

Date 09/24/2013

We really enjoyed our stay at unit 1801, Kanaloa at Kona. It is by far the best unit in that resort and we have stayed in several. We watched the local tourist boats watch and swim with the dolphins daily. The show usually started aroung 9am. Breakfast with entertainment. The condo was very clean and comfortable. The manta ray show started between 8 and 9pm at the mouth of Keauhou bay in front of the hotel. 6 to 8 boats showing lights on the water and people diving with the rays. We watched from the balcony. Would come back again.

Reviewed by Terry and Patti

Date 05/25/2013

My wife, her daughter, and her granddaughter and I were amazed at how beautiful and ... perfect! ... this condo was. We do timeshare condos every year (and they're very good!), and this was better than any of them. Fantastic view of the ocean from our balcony (close enough to catch some mist from the ocean spray), exceptionally well appointed in the kitchen, and a terrific cache of snorkeling and beach combing gear in the balcony storage. Five minutes from great snorkeling at Kahaluu Beach Park, and ten minutes away from a fun little town with shops and restaurants at Kailua-Kona.

Reviewed by Ruddettes

Date 05/17/2013

Fabulous spot. Definately need a car when you are staying on the big island. Town of Kona close by which had fabulous restaurants and great little shops to wonder around. The condo was more than big enough for our family of 4. Had one little issue with the washing machine overflowing, but that was fixed the following day. We had a good look around at areas to stay but would definately come back and stay here again. We have already recommended it to other family members who are coming over next year. All round a fabulous place.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/09/2013

Kanaloa at Kona is the place to stay in Kona. The grounds are immaculate and the units are in as new condition. 1801 was even better than our first visit to KatK. The surf is literally at your feet. The view from the lanai over the ocean is great with long boats paddeling by. We enjoyed the sunsets from the lanai. All the amenities of the unit are first class including 3 TVs. We also enjoyed the included WiFi.

Reviewed by Tina

Date 12/08/2012

We have stayed several times at the same resort and love this unit the best. It is close to the ocean and great sunsets. Love the fact you have everything to cook in and watch the sunsets and enjoy the piece and quiet. Thank you for keeping your unit stocked and ready to relax. Make sure you bring the information to get into the unit and the registration desk doesn't have anything to do with this unit..

Great View!

Reviewed by Tim

Date 11/30/2012

Very nice condo right on the ocean with the surf breaking onto the lava rocks. Our only complaints were the TV in the living room was very old and the reception was poor, the wireless router went out on the last day and there was dirt and ants under the living room thatched rug.

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Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/16/2012

The TV in the main area is outdated. Very limited cable channels to view. Lights and sockets not worked. The toaster didnt even work.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/20/2012

Very well taken care of facility. Beautiful pools. Convenient to everything we neede

Reviewed by Steve

Date 07/04/2012

Had an awesome time on vacation! Condo 1801 was everything we hoped it would be and Chuck was a pleasure to deal with.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/27/2012

We have travelled extensively and found this condo to be top notch in location, amenities, comfort and beauty. The views are fantastic---watched the waves and saw whales regularly. The grounds are beautiful and very well maintained. A+++.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/18/2011

The condo had absolutely gorgeous decor. The art work was intriguing. Very clean and spacious. The master bathroom was huge. The location was very close to great snorkeling...5 minute drive. The lanai was usable in the early morning but was very hot and humid in the afternoon. You can hear steps of the upstairs condo. Cable in the livingroom was not good but the bedroom's reception was excellent.

Reviewed by travelers4

Date 08/20/2011

We recently spent six nights at condo #1801 and had a wonderful experience. The complex is very well maintained and the unit itself is in one of the best locations - right on the edge of the water. The patio is very private, we ate many meals overlooking the ocean. The unit is in great shape, comfortable beds and lots of amenities. There was a large grocery store nearby and the location was convenient for exploring the east side of the island.

Reviewed by Tessy

Date 07/05/2011

This was my family's second trip to The Big Island and second stay at Kanaloa at Kona. We loved the unit we stayed in during our 2005 trip, but #1801 was even better! Well furnished, clean, provided beach gear (except for an ice chest...but no worries, we bought one and left it in the beach locker for future visitors). All of the beds were comfortable and kitchen was well equipped - including basic spices and condiments. The unit has an awesome lanai with a perfect view of the ocean. It is a one story unit (previous one we had stayed in was two story). We preferred this as we didn't h...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/30/2011

We stayed there with my 80 years-old parents, who've never seen sunset on the ocean before. We have two girls as well. Three generations stayed this beautiful place. We all very much enjoyed everything until the last day. We were waiting for our swimming suits to dry in the dryer, and the house-keeper came one minute before 11:00 am. They were a bit rude. They came, and one opened the working dryer, my cloth fell on the floor and she used her dirty hand to pick up and threw it back to the dryer. It was a little thing, but it ruined our otherwise wonderful experience at 1801. I only wish the...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/07/2011

What a gem! We'd return without hesitation. This location, just feet from the waves crashing on the lava rocks, is the best in the area. You're in your own private paradise. Gated community, friendly staff, very nice amenities, and close to town. A 12 on a 1 to 10 scale! Thanks very much for a wonderful stay.

Reviewed by xc

Date 12/29/2010

It is a comfortable condo located at a beautiful place. Check in is really convenient. It is equipped with snorkeling devices, beach chairs and towels, sun scream, etc, for the convenience of tourists.

Reviewed by Rob from Canada

Date 11/24/2010

Fabulous location, with breaking waves just a few feet from the lanai. Roomy condo with lots of luxury touches. Well furnished, fully equipped and perfect for 2 couples. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our stay.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/19/2010

We enjoyed the Condo imensly. I spent almost all day on the Lanai, watching and listening to the waves crashing ashore. The furniture is confortable and the whole place was just gorgeous. The owner has excellent taste in furniture and the local art as displayed in several paintings. If there is one (sight) negative, it would be the parking, which is quit a ways away. It was our 50th Wedding aniversery and I'm sure we shall return to this wonderful place.

Reviewed by John Knie

Date 08/28/2010

Unit 1801 was very nice. It was well stocked with little extras like beach towels. I do think the TV in the living room should be replaced. It was not possible to view selected channels do to the age of the TV where as the TV in the master bedroom could view the same channels just fine. If I were the owner of 1801 I would be very concerned about unit 1803 on the second floor. Every time the washing machine in 1803 was used the water pipes had a very severe "pipe knock." It was violent. This is due to poor plumbing design. It will eventually lead to cracked pipes and result in conside...

Reviewed by LTinker

Date 06/19/2010

The unit was clean, well appointed, beautifully decorated, and in a perfect location close to shops and snorkeling activities. The unit itself is ocean front so we enjoyed the serenade of the waves crashing on rocks throughout our stay. Spinner dolphins showed off their antics as we enjoyed dinner on the lani. The condos are off set from each other in a way that provides privacy and peace. The owner/mangager was very thoughtful to include tips to make our visit to the island the best possible.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/09/2010

We enjoyed our stay at condo 1801. It was very clean and very well maintained. The view was the best part! My kids loved eating outside the lanai and watching the waves. The sunset was spectacular! When we come back to Kona will definately stay here again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/25/2010

We absolutely loved this condo and where it was located. So close to any shopping needs and being right on the ocean was just wonderful. The view was breathtaking! We were a bit busy sightseeing and wish we would have had more time to sit on the patio. We had everything one could need for cooking meals and feeling right at home. I loved the huge shower in the master bath and the size of the bedroom. The one thing that freaked me out and took away a bit of the beauty was the rules one needed to follow to keep nasty creatures out. And seeing the ultra raid can. I was pretty scared that I woul...

Reviewed by Toucan

Date 10/29/2009

This was our second year on this island and this condo. Thoroughly loved everything about it. Has everything you need - lovely place to stay, beautiful view, quiet location, close to a great beach - I could go on and on. Looking forward to next year! Oh yea, the mongoose were a crack up to watch!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/26/2009

1801 is a spacious condo with an oustanding panoramic view. The unit sits right on the "beach",abuts against coastal lava rock and is oriented such that there is complete privacy on the lanai. Crashing waves, smell of the sea, sunsets---really, who wouldn't love that? The complex is nicely situated geographically if you have teenagers since it is easy to walk to downtown Kona, surfing, swimming. Master BR is roomy and uncluttered with a large high quality flat screen TV that also houses a DVD player. Smaller bedroom is indeed a smaller bedroom. Two beds. Little else. Would work very w...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/23/2009

We recently went to Kanaloa at Kona for the 2nd time. This time we stayed water front in 1801. We loved the stay and the rooms were very nicely updated. twins in 2nd bedroom a little squeaky were the only complaint. pools and facility are very well taken care of. thanks for the beautiful accommodations. Would return in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by Black Butte

Date 08/06/2009

Great place to stay, our second time there. The two bedrooms are of good size and the new master bath is beautiful. Close enough to Kona and shopping but far enough away so it is quiet and peaceful. The entire complex is very well cared for with pools and barbecues for you to use. Make sure to pay for the air conditioning. I think my only suggestion would be to improve the reception on the living room TV (the master bedroom TV is cool with a built in DVD player) and to improve the small appliances and cooking utensils in the kitchen. The kitchen itself is neat with new granite counters.

Reviewed by ATLWanderer

Date 07/30/2009

We stayed in Unit 1801 for 3 nights in late July. The unit has an incredible ocean view from the lanai. The kitchen is fully furnished with everything you need for your stay. Shopping is conveniently close to stock up on food for your stay. The unit could have been cleaned a little better before our arrival, but overall it was a great stay for our family of 4.

Reviewed by Gerry Crane

Date 07/09/2009

I Extended My Stay, and I Thank-You!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/29/2009

This is a wonderful condo. I wish I lived here! You cannot get more ocean-front without being in the ocean. Our evenings were spent watching the sunset, looking at the stars and listening to the waves. We never ate out at night, we either cooked or got take-out as we couldn't imagine having a better view. There is a wet bar on the lanai, too, so that was nice! The floor plan is perfect. Spacious, with an open kitchen that was beautiful and has everything you could ever need. Large tile runs throughout the condo and keeps it nice and cool. The furnishings were very nice as well. The master...

Reviewed by Kona Fun

Date 05/26/2009

We stayed at this complex years ago and found this unit online. The price was right and the unit very nice. The lanai was great. The May weather was great & w/ fans, no A/C was desired. There were some beach chairs and stuff to borrow & we left the boogie board we bought. The kitchen was well outfitted, although we brought a few sharp knives for cooking. If you kitchen clean with a cloth, not sponge, bring one with you. There's a coffee maker that needs #4 filters. They need a few more smaller acrylic glasses for pool/small kid use, but plastic cups can be bought at the store...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/24/2009

We spent a wonderful few days and had a great time. This is the first time that we stayed in a vacation rental home instead of a hotel -- and it was perfect.The condo is closer to the sea then any hotel.

Reviewed by Don & Kathy

Date 04/09/2009

We stayed in unit 1801 which we highly recommend. The ocean front lani was fabulous. The condo was spacious and very nicely furnished. There was even beach and snorkel equipment for use. If we are able to return to Kona we would absolutely try to get this unit.

Reviewed by Ferris

Date 04/09/2009

We loved the condo! The kitchen was very modern with beautiful granite counter tops, the master suite was great with a really nice shower. The lanai was wonderful. We loved to sit and admire the beautiful Kona sunsets and unbelievable crashing waves. The complex is very quiet and relaxing. We just loved it!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/06/2009

Aloha The condo is beautiful and spacious. Two couples stayed and enjoyed the amenities of the condo, resort and area. The condo was completly updated. Our balcony had an unobtructed view of the ocean and sunsets. We saw dolphins 3 times! The pool was clean and warm and was never crowded. Unfortunately the restaurant and bar next to the pool was not in service. the area is quiet by only minutes away from the Kailua Kona. We would highly recommend this condo and will most likely stay there on our next visit GS & SS

Reviewed by Hoosier Hank

Date 04/03/2009

My wife and I spent four nights in this beautiful condominium and had a great time. It is located right on the ocean and has a great lanai for viewing the setting sun. Unit was well decorated and we particularly liked the fact that all floors were ceramic tile - very cool and easy to keep clean. Our only complaint was we occasionally heard noise from upstairs and next door neighbors.

Reviewed by Michigan Family

Date 04/02/2009

We had been going to Kauai and decided to try the Big Island. Our condo at Kanaloa was perfect for what we wanted to do. It was large, well appointed and in a wonderful location. We were a bit surprised that we had to pay extra for air conditioning but all other expenses were in line with what we had paid for other condos. We highly recommend this property.

Reviewed by Katy

Date 04/02/2009

We loved this condo. There were only two of us who actually stayed here, but it was the hub for our whole family, part of which stayed in another condo. The location was perfect and the lanai was heavenly. This was our slice of paradise for a week. The kitchen was stocked with all the essentials and there were boogie boards and pool noodles available, too. Furniture was fine, the unit has been tastefully remodeled and is nicely decorated. We were very comfortable. Thanks for everything!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/01/2009

We stayed at this condo twice, in 2006 and 2008. It was remodeled between our visits, improving on what was already a lovely place to stay. It has two bedrooms. The master suite is large with a big bathroom and a Jaccuzzi hot tub. The lanai overlooks the ocean--you hear it 24/7, very relaxing with beautiful sunsets. 2nd bathroom is also large. Great kitchen, dishwasher, big refrigerator. Washer and dryer work well. Beautiful grounds and pools. Read our review plus others on Trip Advisor--we rented the condo based on those reviews and pictures online.

Reviewed by Chris and Pam R.

Date 04/01/2009

Our stay at this condo was a very enjoyable and relaxing experience. There's nothing like getting up in the morning, making a cup of coffee, and sitting on the lanai relaxing to the sound of the surf and the sight of the ocean! The condo was well-supplied, clean, and comfortable. The grounds were beautiful, clean, and peaceful. This was definitely the best place we've stayed at in our three trips to the islands. We're spoiled now! The only thing that would have made our stay better was if the complex had a bar/restaurant. Still, the drive to town wasn't all that far. We can't wait unt...

Reviewed by Todd

Date 11/11/2018

Kanaola at Kona is an excellent complex in an excellent location. The unit had great views and suited my needs perfectly. Mahalo!

Reviewed by Walter/ Janice

Date 10/30/2018

We had a great time during our stay the Kanaloa condo. The view from the deck was breathtaking and we enjoyed spending time there. The condo was very nicely furnished and we had everything we needed in the unit. The weather was quite warm but the fans kept us very comfortable. We will certainly rent the unit again if we get the chance

Reviewed by John

Date 09/07/2018

This condo is beautifully appointed, well laid out and has brilliant views. Fans and sea breeze totally sufficient on all but the very hottest of days. Absolutely recommended!

Reviewed by Twoscoop

Date 05/14/2018

My wife and I have stayed at virtually every condo-based resort along the Kona Coast, and have found Kanaloa-at-Kona to be the clear winner! We stay 2-3 times each year, usually for a fortnight or longer. Although we prefer the upper floor units of the 4 or 6-condo bungalows in order to better catch the Trade Winds, we wanted to try a ground-floor unit because my father-in-law is his late 80s. This large (>1200 sq ft.) unit has a spectacular, unobstructed ocean view, and comes fully-equipped with everything (except a coffee grinder). The grounds throughout the resort are beautifully k...

Reviewed by Dave and Kristina

Date 05/10/2018

We had a nice stay at Konaloa #3502. Great location, huge lanai facing a bay and Shearaton resort (which is really pretty all lit up at night). Also features large sliding glass doors/with screens which let the breeze flow through. There are windows on three sides of the condo so you can really enjoy the tradewinds. A/C was not needed at all. They also provide you with a good number of fans which were all very effective. We ended up parking in open parking because it was closer to the condo and easier to move items in and out of the car. The furnishings and housewares were in good s...

Reviewed by Don

Date 11/09/2017

Your condo at Kanaloa is the BEST place to stay on the big island. We loved the complex and your apartment. The location is handy to the grocery, drug store, restaurants, post office AND manta rays at night! We enjoyed sunset time at the ocean front pool, watching the pounding surf. There is plenty of shade and plenty of chairs. We talked with the concierge almost every day. The apartment is spacious, with 3 dining areas, plenty of storage space, well stocked kitchen and nice fridge. We would highly recommend Kanaloa 3502.

Reviewed by Lynn

Date 11/02/2017

Loved the condo. The view was amazing. Everything was clean and tidy. The Ocean pool was a must. The location was convenient. The only thing that I would change is air conditioning. This condo doesn't have A/C. It was pretty warm on the days we were there. The condo has fans.

Reviewed by Steve & Cathy

Date 09/30/2017

We spent our 25th wedding anniversary at condo 3502. It exceeded all of our expectations. The condo was clean, the kitchen well stocked and the pool toys and snorkel gear were there for us to use. We were just across the street from the family pool. We went every day and night and there were only a couple of days that anyone else was there and we stayed for eleven days. The only recommendation I would have about the condo is to add a air conditioner to the bedroom. It was very hot while we were there and even though we had fans, we had many nights were it was just too hot to sleep without s...

Reviewed by Maryse

Date 08/26/2017

Grand condo, propre et bien équipé, situé dans un très beau quartier au sud de Kona. Magnifique complexe, très paisible, avec entre autres une piscine située au bord de la mer et une table de ping-pong !!! Proximité de la plage White sands beach pour y faire du boogie surf. À recommander sans hésitation !!!

Reviewed by Justin

Date 07/27/2017

We love our stay in Kanaloa 3502 in July, 2017. The unit is tastefully decorated, has ample kitchen supplies/equipment, great washer/dryer, a comfortable bed, and beautiful view from the lanai. Though it doesn't have AC, there are multiple fixed and moveable fans in the unit that work well. We would definitely stay in this unit again!

Reviewed by Andreea

Date 07/04/2017

We had a very nice stay at Kanaloa Kona 3502. The condo is nice and the grounds are beautiful and very well maintained. I think the price is very fair for what you get in exchange. It was very clean and had all the basic things you need. Hopefully by next time we visit AC will be added to it. We managed to get by with just fans but we were almost never there during the day and at night was a little cooler. We rented before at Kanaloa, usually we rent a larger unit when all of us travel. This time was just me and my daughter. She used the little day/twin bed that is right by the master be...

Reviewed by Connie

Date 06/21/2017

Ideal...location, setting, staff, owner availability, contents, bedding, cleanliness...what else? What more can I say? I'd stay here again in a heartbeat!

Great Area to stay

Reviewed by Sandra

Date 05/20/2017

The Kanaloa-Resort is a really great place to stay on Big Island. Nice and clean Resort-location with very helpful and friendly people. The place is really great to reach all the attractions and near Kona is a really nice town. The Owners where really helpful and quick in response. There's no air-condition which is ok, but all the provided fans where dusty. We enjoyed our time on great Big Island and spent more time outside the Condo. Mahalo!!!

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Reviewed by Cindy, David and daughter Allison

Date 03/13/2017

Excellent instructions, very clean, well appointed, amazing view from the lanai, handy to beaches, groceries, and retail. Grounds were gorgeous, tennis courts and three pools, ocean was heard all day /all night long.... perfectly wonderful and when we return to Hawaii, we'll most stay there again!!.

Reviewed by Ken & Sue

Date 03/08/2017

We, along with friends and family, have had the privilege of staying at Unit 3502 for the past six years. With each passing year, the Owners have been very accommodating and supportive and have made changes and improvements that have been suggested making Unit 3502 a wonderful place to stay. The washer & dryer are new to the Unit and they are energy efficient, making laundry a breeze. Although we mostly use the nearby BBQ, the stove new to the unit is great to use. The installation of a sun screen across the south-facing lanai and the new west-facing screen door makes the unit much...

Reviewed by Harold

Date 03/05/2017

Stayed in December 2016. We had a very pleasant stay. The unit was clean and very well located to some key beaches that we wanted to spend time at. The shopping center up the road with supermarket and restaurants is also very convenient. The complex is quiet and you have a nice view of an inlet bay from this unit. There is no air conditioning and the kitchen is a little dated, but overall it we had a wonderful stay.

Reviewed by Maria

Date 01/05/2017

This condo is OUTSTANDING. Everything you need, everything you want. Amazing deck view, one could stay here for the entire vacation. The sounds and sights of the ocean view is healing, and restorative. Grab a cocktail you just mixed up at the wet bar located on the deck, now this is a vacation! See…This deck is amazing! Go inside, LOTS OF NATURAL LIGHT and windows. Air conditioned!!! The condo is generous in layout and amenities needed for your stay, like lotion, shampoo and conditioner, and laundry detergent for the washer and dryer! All of the convinces of home already waiting, including...

Reviewed by Heather

Date 12/11/2016

We have stayed many times in various condos at Kanaloa at Kona, and love the beautiful grounds and wonderful location. Condo #3502 is one of the most comfortable and lovely condos we have stayed in there. The furnishings are very nice, the view from the lanai is spectacular, and the condo is extremely clean and well-maintained (some are not!). It was well stocked with everything you could need in the kitchen, had plenty of towels and linens, and also included boogie boards and snorkel equipment. We will definitely stay in #3502 on our next trip to Kona!

Reviewed by Paul

Date 10/22/2016

Gosh Condo 3502 totally exceeded our expectations. We stayed there for 2 weeks to watch the Iron Man and was so happy in this condo. It has a lovely entrance and for a 1 bedroom it was very spacious indeed. Loved the extra day bed, beautiful space and myself and wife where able to have a bathroom each, wonderful. This condo simply provided everything we could need and more, lots of little extras including stuff in the food cupboards and toiletries too! The owners really had thought of everything (a brand new duvet cover for example!) The most amazing thing about this condo though was the vi...

Reviewed by Bud and Janice

Date 06/13/2016

We had a wonderful time on our vacation in Kona and we really enjoyed staying in your condo. The unit was furnished very comfortably and the beds were great. We especially liked having the extra sleeping space! We found everything we needed in the kitchen and the TV was very nice. The condo was convenietly located near the pool and we never tired of looking out at the beautiful view from the lanai. We certainly hope to return someday soon!!!! We would highly recommend your condo.

Reviewed by Ken & Sue

Date 05/15/2016

We stayed in Unit 3502 at Kanaloa, Kona from December 2nd, 2015 through to March 31st, 2016. The weather was incredible. Only three nights of rain and very little VOG. We had stayed previously at #3502 and were no disappointed in the view and the beauty of Hawaii.

Reviewed by Jeremiah

Date 10/07/2018

Nicely located unit, full ocean view and thundering surf. A pleasurable two week stay

Reviewed by Patrick

Date 09/18/2018

We celebrated our 43rd wedding anniversary and brought our granddaughter with us. Lot's of room for us . We spent most of our time on the lanai taking in the view and the sounds of the waves. The chairs and umbrellas came in handy for our beach trips. This place has all the comforts of home and more. We would recommend it to anyone.

Reviewed by Charlene

Date 07/20/2018

My kids named it wonderland and wants to live there. Its the perfect ocean view. And we loved the two lanais...we will be back, we had a wonderful staycation

Reviewed by Robert

Date 05/12/2018

This is our second stay at the Kanaloa Condos. The complex is beautiful, quiet and well maintained. There are three seperate pool/hot tub areas (including gas grills) to choose from and a path along the ocean to walk on(not paved.) It is a 5 minute walk to a little cove that you can snorkel in, a 5 minute drive to a grocery store, gas station and restaurants and about a 10 minute drive to Kahalu'u. Condo 2104 is well appointed and we didn't feel that anything was missing. The kitchen is nice (more lights over the cook top would be helpful but not necessary) and has an assortment of i...

Reviewed by PENNY

Date 05/03/2018

We loved staying at Kona Bliss! We had breakfast on the lanai overlooking the waves each day and feel asleep to the sound of them rolling in each night. The condo was clean and comfy and had everything we needed from kitchen gear to beach gear. We wished the Oceanside Pool was open later, but we did go to one of the other pools in the evening. Location was perfect for us, out of the downtown area, but still easily accessible. Nice walking opportunities without driving.

Reviewed by Daniel

Date 04/24/2018

We enjoyed our stay at Kanaloa 2104. Very relaxing, quiet but loved bird sounds each morning and waves crashing. Nice ocean view from lanai. Enjoyed the ocean pool. The unit was very clean and well stocked kitchen equipment as well as beach chairs and portable coolers; even boogie boards. We would definitely come here again.

Reviewed by Kim

Date 03/30/2018

Condo #2104 at Kanaloa was spotless, very well stocked with towels, sheets, kitchen items, beach toys/coolers/towels/chairs/paddle board, and had very comfortable beds and furniture. It has a lovely ocean view that we spent many hours enjoying from the lanai. Would certainly rent this condo again and highly recommend.

Reviewed by Barbara

Date 03/12/2018

Great condo. Great location. The condo was well stocked and clean. Coffee on the lanai in the morning was great way to start the day. We are planning to return next year.

Reviewed by Molly

Date 02/13/2018

Friends chose the Kona coast for their destination wedding so I asked a girlfriend to come along with me as my "plus one" for the ceremony and we spent the rest of the time hanging by the pool, walking in the neighborhood, driving around the island and eating delicious food. Our condo was in a great location a bit off the routine traffic and yet close to everything we needed. Our unit was very comfortable with a big bedroom and a fold-out sofa bed in the living room. I gave my friend the bedroom and I chose the sofa bed which was very comfortable, so that I could leave the glass door to the...

Reviewed by John

Date 11/18/2017

Staying in unit 2104 was a real pleasure. It was quiet, clean, very well furnished and equipped with good quality items. The resort itself was well laid out and offered many ammenities such as 3 pools amd tennis courts. A large, full service grocery store (KTA), restaurants, drug store etc are located nearby. Landcsaping on the resort site is attractive and well maintained and site security, including controlled (gated) access is operated on a 24/7 basis. Our only negative comment would be with respect to the lack of air conditioning in most of the units. However, this is common in condos...

Reviewed by Charley

Date 09/20/2017

This unit appears to have been recently updated as it was in perfect condition....marble counter tops in kitchen and both baths; comfortable furniture and new-ish flooring and fixtures. The view from the lanai was amazing as, during our entire stay, we enjoyed watching the swells crash into the lava rock sending spray high into the air. Mesmerizing. We had some extended breakfasts out there and also enjoyed evening wine and dinners on the lanai. The resort complex is conveniently located five minutes or less from the Keahou Shopping Center and maybe ten minutes to Kahaluu and 28 ...

Reviewed by Island Girl

Date 06/23/2017

We stayed in #2104 for ten days starting in late May 2017 and loved it. It is beautifully decorated and equipped with just about everything you will need. The property is lovely with a stunning ocean view and just a short walk to a nice little snorkeling beach. As mentioned, there is no A/C, but the evening ocean breeze and ceiling fans kept us comfortable at night. We will absolutely stay here again.

Reviewed by Alan

Date 05/20/2017

We've been coming to Kanaloa at Kona for the past 32 years. Condo 2104 is one of the cleanest, well-stocked unit we have rented. The location is great! The unit is quiet and the view is beautiful. We definitely look forward to future stays and will recommend this unit to friends/family. Thank you, Alan and Doreen Arthur

Reviewed by Michael

Date 03/19/2017

The condo was very nice and well kept. There was a problem in the Master bath in that the stopper was stuck solid and the water drained very slowly. I called it in but no response while we were there. I did say it certainly was not an emergency. All in all a very nice place to stay.

Reviewed by John

Date 02/27/2017

My wife and I spent two weeks at this condo in February 2017, It was comfortable, clean and quiet in the evenings. The condo has a great view of the ocean, and is the Keahou location is convenient to all the Big Island destinations we desire to visit. It was great to have a washer an dryer available as well as a high speed wifi connection. The apartment was recently renovated as has great appliances.

Reviewed by tony

Date 01/05/2017

We stayed at Kanaloa #2104 over the Christmas holiday and even though the island was packed, this complex was very quiet and an enjoyable place to stay. The complex is well tended and sits between the ocean and a golf course so the environment there is terrific. The condo has a nice design that separates the bedroom from the kitchen and lanai so it's good for for those who like to sleep in. The unit is very clean, updated, and well appointed so you have everything you need. We enjoyed the very large lanai with a great, private view of the ocean. Many thanks to the owner who was very he...

Reviewed by Irene

Date 10/19/2016

From beginning to end, an extremely enjoyable rental experience. You would be hard-pressed to find a better unit on the property. 2104 is the place we called home for five nights and we couldn't have been happier. Clean, very well equipped, and near enough to the adult pool that we used it every afternoon after playing tourist all day. Mahalo, Debra, for your personalized attention.

Reviewed by Todd

Date 05/25/2016

This condo is amazing. This is our second time to this unit and it is perfect inside and out. Great views of the Ocean!! The room is very well furnished and has everything you would need for a great trip (beach chairs, coolers, etc....). The only complaint that I would comment on is this unit has removed the AC unit since our first visit. I know most Hawaiian locations don't have AC at restaurants, etc....but it made it very difficult to sleep or shower after a long day. The unit remains very warm even with the windows open. If you are used to sleeping in a room below 75 deg, this is...

Reviewed by Brad

Date 05/17/2016

My wife and I stayed in unit 2104 for four nights im May. We had high hopes based on the reviews that we had read, but the unit, and especially the front lanai, exceeded our expectations. We were closer to the ocean than we had anticipated based on the photos, with only a short stretch of lawn between us and the crashing waves. We loved being on the second floor, as the view was great. The whole unit exuded luxury. And the oceanfront pool was one of our favorite places to relax.

Reviewed by Judy

Date 05/07/2016

We celebrated my husband's 60th birthday at Kanaloa, and had a terrific 2 week stay. The condo was beautiful and fully stocked, the only thing we had to buy was food. The location is scenic and serene, with the view and sound of the waves to soothe you. We will definitely return!

Reviewed by John

Date 03/06/2016

My wife and I spent a week in Condo 2104 to celebrate our 25th anniversary, in January 2016. The apartment had everything we expected. The apartment was perfectly clean, the kitchen was fully equipped, there were plenty of towels, a washer and dryer and the pool area and grounds were beautifully maintained. Our favorite past time at the condo was sitting on the lanai and watching the surf. We ate all of our meals out there. We saw whales every day and schools of dolphins a couple of times. They were too far our for my point and shoot camera, but we could definitely watch them frolic ...

Reviewed by Eva

Date 02/18/2016

This was our 3rd time staying in this condo. We still love it every time. It is decorated with an Island Flair that enhances the experience. Well kept and clean, with a comfortable bed and a superbly stocked kitchen. The condo has 2 lanais but we usually used the main one that faces the ocean, Beautiful view of spectacular sunsets. The condo is quiet as is the resort, just a wonderful place to relax. The resort is also very nice with 3 pools and one is an adult only if you prefer a quieter time. Shopping is close by with good restaurants within easy driving distance. The condo is about...

Reviewed by ken

Date 01/24/2016

this is not our first trip to kanaloa....this condo met our expectations to the fullest....relaxing,secure,and beautiful sunsets right on the lanai...add friendly staff when help is needed....gorgeous landscaping.....the sounds of birds and waves....outdoor bbq or in house kitchen for tempting dishes....all this makes for a great experience.

Reviewed by Thomas

Date 01/05/2016

We spent two magical weeks at Kona Bliss (December 17 through December 31). Breakfast on the lanai every morning to the rhythm of the waves crashing on the rocks. Cocktails in the evening in the same place as the sun set over the horizon. The condo was clean, modern and well stocked with supplies. We enjoyed the comfort of the space very much. Downtown Kona is a short 5 minute drive or, in our case, a great running route for swimming at the pier. There is a really great shopping center-(an easy walk) at the top of the hill which had everything we needed. We have stayed many places in Ka...

Reviewed by JC

Date 10/17/2015

While this condo is set just back from the ocean, it felt ocean front and it exceeded our expectations. Of all the places we've stayed in Hawaii, this one was stocked with care. Extra pillows are fluffy and comfortable, the linens are clean and crisp, the condo is tidy and has everything you need including a great array of beach supplies. They thought of everything! The view from the lanai is so wonderful, and even though there are condos around you, you never notice. The grounds are very quiet clean and well-kept. The pool and hot tub is spectacular. We visited a friend's condo closer to d...

Reviewed by Charles

Date 09/04/2015

Nice and everything was good, but with the warmer weather missed the AC.

Reviewed by John A

Date 07/25/2015

My wife and I were blessed with this unit. The location; proximity to pools and shore, was a real joy. We spent 4 nights in the unit and found the accomodations to be wonderfully equipped. Anything you could possibly need were available. We had the unfortunate timing to be in Kona during one of the hottest and most humid periods of the year. The option of having air conditioning would have been a wonderful alternative to suffering in the heat. We would be careful to check for an air conditioned unit the next time we go to Kona or visit during the cooler time of the year because we real...

Reviewed by Donna

Date 07/20/2015

Condo 2104 wa wonderful everything was clean and exactly as it was represented to be. The only problem we had was the first night. If the lock box number had been printed larger and been in the beginning of the road directions we would have been more readily able to see it. Everything in the end turned out well. Thank you and yes we would return again to enjoy your. Beautiful condo.

Reviewed by Coopersmum

Date 03/04/2015

Our second time in this condo. The condo is spacious, very well appointed with a definite island flair. We cooked most of of meals and the kitchen is well stocked with everything you could need. We loved the front lanai and spent most of our condo time out there. It overlooks the lava rock shoreline with crashing waves, whales most days can be spotted, and we loved watching the outriggers go out in the morning. The sunsets were lovely. The complex has 3 pools, so you are sure to find one that suits you. It is quiet in the evenings. The condo is located short driving distance from town, bu...

Reviewed by sandysal2015

Date 02/26/2015

The condo was very attractive, well decorated and fully stocked with all the necessities. It was in pristine condition. The view from the deck was lovely and while there is no air conditioning, leaving the doors open at night made it very comfortable. Fans were available but not necessary while we were there. It was very convenient having two bathrooms. The area pool by the ocean was great but quite busy at sunset. Arrive early for the best chairs. Having the shopping center nearby was very convenient.

Reviewed by Nancy O

Date 07/18/2014

We loved everything about this condo! Well equipped with everything you need for a relaxing stay! The balcony ocean front view is amazing! You also have a great ocean view from the living room.fabulous jacuzzi tub in the master bedroom was a nice touch! A/c in the bedroom was worth paying for, as it got hot and humid in July. When we arrived we couldnt figure out how to useit, but a phone call to the property manager got us an answer quickly. The set up is fantastic everything easy to find and convenient. Location is fabulous, stores nearby and even our snorkel cruise departed about a f...

Reviewed by Anita

Date 05/01/2014

We were looking for a relaxing destination to rent for our first trip to the Big Island. Unit 2104 in Kanaloa at Kona, didn't disappoint. The unit was spacious and comfortable and felt very much like being at home. It was equipped with everything needed for a great vacation. Fully equiped Kitchen, laundry, beach toys etc. It was clean and exactly what we were looking for. The complex was extremely well maintained and the staff were constantly working and cleaning. The only downfall to the complex was that the ocean front pool was closed part of the time for repairs and we had the unfortu...

Reviewed by Cheryl

Date 04/18/2014

The unit is spacious and clean. Furnishings are comfortable and kitchen is well stocked. Views from the living room balcony are lovely and soothing. It can get a little warm in the afternoons, but just open all the windows and turn on the fans and it is fine. We didn't need the air conditioning during our stay but you might if staying in the summer months. Location is nice -away from town but only a few miles to restaurants, shops and beaches. Only complaint was that we could hear the upstairs guests stomping around. Not sure if it was due to an unusually heavy footed guest or just the natu...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/14/2014

It is well kept with updates. Lots of ammenities. Great location. Enjoyed the views. If we had any concerns they were addressed. I felt like it was truly at home for the 12 nights we stayed there. It was out of Kona a ways, but was perfect for us, because it was quieter.

Reviewed by renosteve95

Date 03/28/2014

The condo was exactly as advertised - ocean front, well equipped, comfortable bed. Debra the manager was easy to work with. We stayed 10 nights - they did not supply housekeeping but we could have it for an extra cost. We did it ourselves.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/23/2014

The condo was everything we expected. Nice ocean view. Very clean and exceptionally we well stocked, especially the kitchen.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/14/2014

The condo is well appointed, very comfortable and updated. The view from the lanai is wonderful and being in the middle floor condo, up one flight of stairs, was not an issue for noise. Kanaloa is a quiet getaway but close enough to Kona for activities if desired. I highly recommend this condo for a couple.

Reviewed by Walter

Date 02/23/2014

My wife and I have stayed in this condo the last two years. We enjoy the location and the great view. The condo is wonderful, clean, comfortable and well equipped. We particularly enjoyed the lanai where we took most of our meals when eating in. The complex is well maintained and is located a bit out of town in a quiet area. We definitely would recommend this unit. It met all of our expectations and we hope to return in the near future.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/28/2013

This was a lovely ocean front condo that was exceptionally clean and had all the amenities we needed for our stay. There were plenty of beach towels, beach chairs, and a boogie board. There were fans throughout to keep the air moving when it was warm as we do not like air conditioning. The king sized bed was really comfortable, better than most we have slept on. We enjoyed long mornings on the lanai and preparing meals in the well stocked kitchen. The complex is so well kept and we felt at home during our stay.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/26/2013

Service was good. Location was great. Had all the amenities you could ask for. Air conditioning in the bedroom did not work for the first 3 days, so that made it uncomfortable to sleep which leads me to my next issue. The window coverings in the bedroom seemed real transparent and did not cover the slider or the window completely, which lead to a non private feeling. Like I said about the a/C, since that did not work we had to keep window coverings open during the night and just had an Uneasey feeling. Loved the condo otherwise, but unless window coverings were upgraded, Propbably would not...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/29/2013

The unit is spotless and extremely well equipped. Anything that could be needed is available for use. The kitchen is the best stocked vacation condo that I have ever stayed in and truly allowed for meal preparation. The extra touches of toiletries in the beautiful bathrooms made it seem as those I was staying at a luxury hotel. The pool areas were very beautiful but closed quite early so use was limited. I would be extremely happy to stay here again.

Reviewed by Liz

Date 04/13/2013

We loved this condo. A family of 4 stayed a week. It exceeded our expectations. The only thing we wish is that it included a firmer mattress and pillows, as we have bad backs / necks. Absolutely gorgeous area.

Reviewed by Conrad & Myra

Date 04/08/2013

From the moment we arrived everything was perfect. The condo was beautiful the view was spectacular, completely first class all the way. Debra was a joy to work with she could not have been any nicer or more accomodating. I wish I could think of one negative thing to say but my husband and I cannot come up with one complaint.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/08/2013

If you are looking for comfortable place for your vacation this condo is just for you. Spacy, neat and tidy. I could see how the owner cares about it. You can find anything you need for your perfect stay. Even more! Rooms are big, kitchen is nice and practical, bathrooms are excellent. I could see the owner has a very good taste and put an interest in details that make a whole image. There are two lanai, one of them ocean front. This one is quite large. There is lanai kitchenette and hiding place in which you can find body-boards, sun loungers etc. Close to this condo there are several swim...

Reviewed by Walter

Date 02/19/2013

This is a beautiful ocean view unit located in a great complex containing three swimming pools and a tennis court. The unit has been updated recently and is fully equipped. My wife and I had a great vacation and would return to this unit in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/11/2012

This was our first time here and it met or exceeded our expectations. It was easy to find and get into. It was clean and comfortable and well equipted with beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, a cooler and oter stuff that would be hard to bring from the mainland. The grounds were beautiful and well maintained although they started maintinence early so if you want to sleep in you might be dissapointed...which brings us to why four stars instead of five. This is a middle unit so you have people below and above you. The people above us had little kids and they were very considerate but we could st...

Reviewed by Mike S.

Date 11/03/2012

Everything in the condo was as good or better than we expected. The location was great with a world class view of the ocean. We will definitely be returning to this location.

Reviewed by Derry

Date 11/02/2012

The condo was gorgeous, immaculate. Beautiful view with waves crashing. Comms with Debra were great. Lots of thoughtful little touches. Everything went like clockwork. Would not hesitate to stay again. Absolutely recommended.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/25/2012

The condo exceeded our expectations. We really enjoyed the pool by the ocean and sitting on the lanais looking at the ocean. The location was good and not too far away from anything we wanted to do or go to.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/18/2012

Thank you for sharing your little bit of paradise with us for two wonderful weeks. Everything came up to our expectations. The condo was equipped with all the amenities to make our stay so restful and enjoyable. Our favorite part of the day was having breakfest on the lanai to plan our day. We found good restaurants and many fun places to explore. It was also nice to relax by the pool overlooking the water. We will be back!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/07/2012

My stay at Kanaloa was absolutely lovely! Great ocean view and beautiful garden, very comfortable condo - I really recommend it!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/03/2012

We had very good time at your property. It was very confortable, very well equipped, clean with unforgatabel view. We are looking forward to visite Kona again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/23/2012

Our stay in Condo was very pleasant and comfortable. Condo's furniture is very tasteful and practical. There are a lot of facilities you need when you are on vacation, esp. on distant island. And ocean view - absolutely magical. I will never forget this view. The best thing is bathrooms - very clean and tasteful. You can see the Owner has a Good taste. Everything you can find In Condo is very nice and practical.

Reviewed by Frequent Hawaii visitor

Date 06/29/2012

We have been to Hawaii many times and have rented numerous condominiums at different properties. This was our second time to rent Unit 2104 at Kanaloa at Kona and the fifth time to stay at Kanaloa at Kona. The property is always expertly maintained and conveniently located for our exploring and snorkeling along the Kona coast. The Unit 2104 is extremely confortable and is well supplied with all essentials to move in and start enjoying our trip to paradise. We did not have to waste a minute of precious vacation time shopping for the the basic supplies needed to prepare meals. Spices, suga...

Reviewed by John

Date 04/30/2012

5 th. stay a Kanaloa at Kona and this was one of the best condo yet. Well equipped and good location.

Reviewed by Sue B.

Date 04/25/2012

We had a very nice stay here for 10 days and found the unit to have everything we needed. It was clean, neat and nicely appointed. Directions were good, and accessing the unit was easy. The view from the deck and proximity of crashing waves are awesome!! And the (3) pools and hot tubs were nicely maintained and enjoyable to use. The surrounding tropical grounds made me know I was in Hawaii, despite the barren, volcanic landscape along the highway getting there! The location is good and central for visiting all the different communities and climates on the island (and the volcano) and ...

Reviewed by vickigut

Date 04/05/2012

The owner was super to work with supplying information and helping with reservations. The condo exceeded our expectations. Everything one could ever want was available in the condo. It was so comfortable and clean, spacious. The grounds were very well kept, bbq located within close walk, pool. Office great. Close to KTA market and Longs. Just loved it!!!!!!!

Reviewed by Virginia Mouch

Date 03/27/2012

We rented the Kona Bliss condo at Kanaloa at Kona from March 7-14, 2012. It is a one bedroom and two bath unit. This is the fourth time we have rented at Kanaloa but the first time we have rented this unit. The condo is very nicely furnished and complete with new appliances including a front load washer/dryer. It was very clean. Many thanks to Debra!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/29/2011

Very clean, nice location, parking very close, nice view -- all and all very nice experience. Ac worked in the bedroom -- not in the living room. But you get enough breeze from the ocean.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/23/2011

We had a great time here, the condo was great, very well equipped kitchen! View from the lanai was very good also. The oceanside pool is just splendid, I could have spent the entire vacation there. The condo is close enough to a couple restaurants and grocery store that you can easily walk if you choose. Market up the hill by KTa on saturday's was awesome also.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/19/2011

This updated condo with beautiful views of the water was a delight to stay in. It is well maintained with everything you could possibly need to make your stay relaxing and comfortable. The owners deliver on everything promised and more!

Reviewed by Jamie and Todd

Date 05/27/2011

Debra, Your oondo was absolutely beautiful and had everything that we needed. We have never stayed at such a clean and tidy place. The amenities were endless; you thought of everything. We had breakfast every morning on the lanai overlooking the ocean...what a beautiful way to start our day. This was week one of our two week honeymoon and we wish we would have spent the full two weeks with you. The resort was great as well; very quiet with beautiful pools. Thanks for making our honeymoon so special. We will definitely come back to you when we visit the Big Island again!! Jamie and ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/12/2011

My husband and I stayed in unit 2104 at the Kanaloa at Kona for 2 weeks. We wish we could have stayed a lot longer. The condo was wonderful, clean, comfortable, tastefully decorated with an island flair, and superbly stocked. The lanai (deck) off the living area faced the rocky ocean front and was wonderful to eat, relax, read or just visit on. The resort was beautiful and we loved the location a little out of town, and quiet. We definitly would like to come again.

Reviewed by Samlyn

Date 04/06/2011

Very nice condo, well furnished, great water front location. Many upgrades, with nice personal touches. Yes, upstairs people are noisy whom ever it is. Not to be helped. No problems, we loved it here.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/04/2011

Beautiful codo! Well positioned and completely functional. Very well kept and clean. Big thumbs up!

Reviewed by Travelnuts

Date 12/20/2010

Love the unit..our 2nd time there. Views are great and sun sets are awesome in December. Well stocked unit. Wish were still there as having torrental rains in SoCal! Will stay there again. Only issue is noise from upstairs in # 2106...for first 4 days there were 6 adults upstairs, very talkative foreigners, scraping deck chairs constantly, and up at 5 am stomping the floors. We called Kema and front desk to report. After 2-day respite, 2 young couples moved in and while we expected the worse, were surprising okay on noise. We love Kanaloa complex after many years saying there.

Reviewed by George Lovas

Date 10/06/2010

Conot 2104 is an outstanding unit. Wonderful experience watching the ocean waves hit the rocks . Enjoyed the condo so much we did not go out as much as we first intended. The tile work in the entry, kitchen, and bathrooms of the condo is expectional. This unit is very well maintained and and contains everything you need for a great vacation. I would reccomend it to anyone who wanted to stay in the Kona area. Very beautiful grounds and three beautiful swimming pools that we really enjoyed. Would definitely stay here again when we return to the Big Island!! If you can use a one bedroom u...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/15/2010

when I pay a lot of money, I do expect a little bit of luxury. This is a lovely condo, the location isn't bad, the washer and dryer are a nice convenience, the bed is comfortable, but honestly speaking, it could use a bit of up dating. The noise from above was really annoying. Every footstep is audible, and there were many footsteps. The sliding door to the ocean facing lanai sticks and is difficult to open .We have friends who stayed at another condo complex for quite a bit less money and their units were much more up to date and much classier, and considerably less money - also, larger. T...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/09/2010

We loved the condo. It was clean, tastefully appointed, and the view and sound of the surf were marvelous. We had booked a snorkel trip to Kealakakua Bay and were delighted to find that the meeting place was just around the corner and down the street.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/24/2010

We wanted to stay at Kanaloa at Kona because of a relative's wedding and other family members were staying there but renting from office. I didn't like the reviews I read about the renting from the office so I found this condo owned by a private owner. It was great to see the pictures before renting and everything was just as promised. It was a wonderful stay and if I have the opportunity to travel to Kona again, I would rent again.

Reviewed by Patrick Stanton

Date 06/20/2010

For our honeymoon, we wanted to stay on the water and figured that we would have to make huge sacrifices to be able to afford the location. The minute we walked into our Condo at Kanaloa at Kona, we knew we were going to have a great time. Everything was beyond our expectations from the outdoor seating on both ends (with one overlooking the ocean), to the first-class kitchen (fully stocked) and huge master bedroom with it's own private bath. What really made it special was the little touches like the flowers in the bathrooms, the Hawaiian and Classical music in the CD player and, of course,...

Reviewed by Happy campers

Date 06/02/2010

2104 has a excellent location with a outstanding view of waves crashing onto lava rock directly in front of the ocean side lanai. Very tastefully decorated, the best of all the condos we have ever rented. Everything you could possible need in cookware is provided in great quality. Highly recommended. Great two week stay. Wish this owner had rentals on other islands. The grounds and pools are in perfect condition.

Reviewed by Jersey Jim

Date 05/14/2010

My wife and I had loved the condo. It was clean and the location was great. We could hear the ocean all night long. Quite surroundings except for hearing the birds sings.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/29/2010

We had a wonderful time. The condo was all it was advertised to be, and very convenient, both to things we needed and from things we didn't want (eg Ali'i strip.) We found the 2 bagged chairs broken but still 'sand' usable. One umbrella was totally broken. We added 2 beach roll-ups and a small cooler to the outside storage. If/when we are able to return this is certainly where we would want to stay. Thanks.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/25/2010

I do not know how we could have enjoyed our experience at Kanaloa any more than we did. hope to return for an encore soon.

Reviewed by Bertha

Date 03/13/2010

The condo has recently had some upgrading done, and it is very nice. It was clean and well equipped with almost everything we required. The location is great. The grounds at this complex are kept up beautifully. We would not hesitate to go back there again.

Reviewed by dahlsl

Date 02/10/2010

This was our first trip to the Big Island. What an amazing place to stay. The condo had everything you could need and was VERY clean. The location was very convenient to everything - shopping, beaches, dining. The view from the condo was amazing!!!! The whole experience was a 10+ - we will return and stay here.

Reviewed by pattysting

Date 02/04/2010

We loved the condo. It was tastefully furnished and decorated. It was also very well equipped. Both bathrooms and kitchen were nicely renovated (except maybe for the cupboards which needed to be refreshed on the inside). Everything worked very well. When the BDR TV didn't, mamagement was quick to try to fix it and soon enough we got a brand new TV. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. The people around, staff and guests are friendly and relaxed. It was a little noisy at times: maintenance crew in the morning and people upstairs at night. However, there's a lot to do on BIG ISLAND and we...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/06/2010

The Kona Bliss condo has everything you could want. It's got a perfect ocean front location that's got the world's best sunset views, is well appointed, has big rooms and generous lanai and has everything you'd ever need. The complex is well located and the pools and BBQs are great. The owner went above and beyond to make sure we had directions and instructions for our arrival. It's nearly perfect. So why not 5 stars? Noise. This is not a top floor condo and you hear just about every footfall upstairs. Admittedly we were there when probably the least considerate people on Earth wer...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/12/2009

The Condo was beautiful,the view was gorgeous. It was a trip of a life time.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/12/2009

We we're very pleased by everything. The weather was so great, we didn't have to use the A/C at all, but the fans were going most of the time. We didn't cook there other than the toaster and coffee pot, cause it was my vacation too and that met I didn't have to cook. Yeah!! It was most enjoyable, quiet and clean. The TV worked nicely and the stereo too. It was very well kept and stocked. Thank you for letting us use it.

Reviewed by The Carlson's

Date 10/29/2009

My wife and I visited the Big Island to celbrate our 40th Wedding anniversary. Our unit was spacious, up to date, clean and really worked well for us. It was nice having two bathrooms. We only used the ocean side lanai, even though there was on off of the bedroom, as well. We especially liked the pools, but, unfortunately, the restuarant at the main pool was closed - a victim of the economy. We were within a short distance to a shopping center, where we stocked up on provisions. Also, we visited the nearby Outrigger to eat have a Mai Tai in the Veranda (recommended) and the Country Cl...

Reviewed by Jim and Amber

Date 10/15/2009

The condo was spacious and had a nice view of the ocean from the lanai. We enjoyed listening to the waves crashing against the shore from the bedroom at night. It was nice to have the washer and dryer in the condo. The condo was close to restaurants, and there was also a grocery store nearby. Overall, a very nice place to stay. We would definitely stay there again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/27/2009

The service was excellent. Couldn't find a better location. The place was outstanding, but a little more that I needed.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/25/2009

My husband and I just returned home from 11 days in this lovely condo. The condo was well stocked with all the beach essentials--towels, chairs, and umbrellas (my personal favorite!). The condo was as pictured. The view from the deck was fantastic--very beautiful. Also, we loved the shower. There were only a few downsides. Primarily, the walls of the condo are very thin and for most of our stay we had VERY noisy neighbors. It literally sounded like someone was running on a treadmill in the unit above ours almost every night between 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. It was almost unbelievable....

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/21/2009

This condo is on our favorite area of the Big Island and is very well kept. The unit is very well equipped and comfortable: we found it exactly as advertised. We had an excellent experience and definitely recommend it.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/06/2009

My wife and I celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary by spending 11 days in this condo. This was our first visit to the Big Island and the condo and island far exceeded our expectations. This condo is beautifully decorated and is in an excellent location. We really enjoyed constantly hearing waves crashing into the lava rocks just a few feet from our lanai. This unit is very close to a BBQ and the pool next to the ocean. A shopping center is only a few minutes away which has a supermarket and some excellent restaurants. The best snorkeling I have experienced is only a 5 minute drive ...

Reviewed by JennieS

Date 06/04/2009

We stayed here for our honeymoon and were extremely impressed with the size of the place (2 bathrooms!) and the amenities. We didn't want for anything (there were even flashlights and rain gear). The air conditioners were top of the line and we loved the jacuzzi bathtub. The lanai overlooking the ocean was also wonderful. We loved it here and didn't want to leave!

Reviewed by Scubalover

Date 04/03/2009

My son and I stayed in this condo and thoroughly enjoyed it! It has a great ocean view from the lanai and is very nicely decorated with all the amenities of home. The complex itself is very well kept and there is a fabolous ocean front restaurant close to the unit. I would highly recommend and will hopefully stay there again when visiting the Big Island.

Reviewed by MASH

Date 04/02/2009

My fiance and I went to Hawaii for our wedding/honeymoon. When we arrived at the condo we were more than impressed with it. The grounds were just georgous, it was a tropical paradise. The condo was more than we expected, better! They supplied everything that you would need i.e. soap, shampoo, laundry detergent, etc. I do not have one negative thing to say about the condo that we stayed in. We will stay there again and would recommend it to everyone. It was a wonderful trip that we will never forget!!

Comfortable but no owner response

Reviewed by Sarah

Date 01/01/2019

This is a nice place to stay if you don't need to contact the owner for any reason. We stayed for nine days in December and were told the A/C fee was optional but were charged for it anyway. I tried three times to contact the owner with no response. There were also some maintenance issues in the master bathroom including a VERY loud squealing from the pipes at all hours of the day (including night) that could be heard in the adjacent bedroom. Otherwise our stay was comfortable and the complex is in a nice peaceful area away from the hustle and bustle of Kona. I would return to this are...

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Reviewed by Jeroen

Date 08/22/2018

What a perfect place for a great vacation. This place has everything. From the beautiful ocean view for a morning coffee with the dolphins to all the beach toys you would need during your stay. It is great. Fantastic bed rooms, everything is roomy, clean and new. All the little touches are there to make you feel at home. You are truly a valued guest. Very different from some other rentals where things have not been updated. We will definitely be back!

Reviewed by Steve

Date 05/19/2018

Our family five including 3 young adult daughters arrived for our first ever visit to Hawaii the day after the Volcano began it's show. Surprising to us was that there was no impact to our trip except the closing of the National Park and the usual afternoon vog. The condo was incredible and the perfect size for us. The lanai always seem to have someone on it as the view and peacefulness was intoxicating, especially early mornings and sunsets. In our week in Kona we had some great snorkelling ( Capt. Cook and 2-step we rated the best) and while kayaking we were also able to snorkel in a pod ...

Reviewed by Jolene

Date 04/06/2018

The place was clean, well equipped and beautiful. It was so fantastic to have everything you needed for beach at the condo to use. We just left everything in our vehicle for our daily beach trip. The pools were amazing, and we spent a lot of time on the lanai listening to the ocean and watching the sunset – we made sure we were back every night in time. It is close to Kona (about 10-15 minutes) and a grocery store (3 minutes). Very quiet and relaxing complex. The only negative I have is the smoking area. The designated area is by the gate with a bench, but no cover or ashtray. It isn’t clo...

Reviewed by Diane from Ak

Date 03/20/2018

Condo was thoroughly provisioned and very comfortable. Love the closeness to ocean. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Donna

Date 03/01/2018

Beautiful, well appointed condo smack dab on the ocean. We were able to whale watch from the lanai. The kitchen was fully equipped right down to an amazing assortment of spices! We highly recommend this condo 😊

Reviewed by Nancy

Date 01/30/2018

We stayed at condo 3104, and were very pleased with it. Everything needed was supplied, including coolers, snorkeling gear, beach towels and beach chairs. It was very close to the town of Kona and was still secluded enough to not be bothered by city noise. The 3 pools were never crowded and the security gate personnel were very friendly. The condo is very pretty, the beds were very comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked. The owner responded quickly when we informed her of a broken toaster, and a new one was waiting when we came back from a day of touring. The best part was the magnificen...

Reviewed by sally

Date 01/05/2018

Pictures don’t do the view justice! Beautiful place! Every detail has been taken care of to make a perfect condo.... furniture high end, comfortable mattresses, great sheets- felt like home right away! Extremely clean- I’m pretty picky so that compliment doesn’t come easy :) Will stay here again for sure!

Reviewed by Betty

Date 12/12/2017

We had a wonderful stay in Kona! The Condo was perfect for our Family, nice large rooms with a great kitchen area for cooking. The view from the lanai was spectacular, we got to see dolphins several times and on our last morning we even saw a whale not far from shore. This was our first time staying in Kona and we will definitely be back. Everything you want to do on the island is easily accessible from here. The owner, Mhari was so nice and we enjoyed dealing with her. The staff at the condo complex were very friendly and helpful when we needed anything. The pool areas were great, we sp...

Reviewed by Rick

Date 12/05/2017

The condos at Kanaloa are beautiful. Wonderful, spacious, well-equipped units on a lovely landscaped property, right on the ocean. We loved our stay last week. The location was perfect for us, as we enjoyed the quiet of the compound, but it was an easy drive into the busy town of Kona. The pool areas are lovely, and you have the choice of one with an ocean view or one with a garden-like setting. We enjoyed both. It was really nice to have things like dishwash tabs, laundry powder, and coffee filters available as well. I highly recommend Condo 3104.

Reviewed by Colleen

Date 11/25/2017

We were more than happy with unit 3104! Clean, comfortable, superb location overlooking both pool and ocean. We were lulled to sleep every night to the sound of crashing waves. Owner thought of everything - beach chairs, cooler, boogie boards and beach umbrellas - all the things you would have to go out and buy to really enjoy your stay. Beautifully landscaped and maintained pool area and BBQ outdoor kitchen and dining area! Hope to return soon.

Reviewed by Donna

Date 11/03/2017

The home was spotless and perfect for our vacation. The house is well-stocked with appliances, linens, tableware and beach toys. We spent several days golfing at Kona and Mauna Lani and took an all-day Twilight Volcano trip with Wasabi Tours where we saw the volcano dramatically erupting over the rim. Spectacle against the night sky was amazing. Thank you for sharing this lovely home with us.

Reviewed by Romain

Date 10/24/2017

Aloha ! The condo and the situation are exceptionnal ! We stay theire for 2 weeks and it was beautifull ! It's possible to see dolphins during your breakfast and the the sunsets are incredible ! Hope to be back on other time. Thank you very much

Reviewed by Albert Mungin

Date 09/21/2017

After visiting Kona for the first time with my family, I just have one thing to say; this only way stay while visiting Hawaii period. I consider this the GOLD standard of living while vacationing in Kona. As far as I'm concerned if I ever visit Kona again my hope is to stay at Condo 3104 again. Thank you for allowing us to share your home and hope to do it again. My family had a great time.

Reviewed by Sally

Date 09/10/2017

The view was great, the condo was fair. You can't beat a 180 degree ocean front view in Hawaii, but, the accommodations were outdated and threadbare and not worth the price. The carpet was stained, the sheets and towels had many holes in them, the shower was backed up from day one, and we were not provided enough toilet paper. Simple items usually provided were of very low quality or non existent. The first night there, I had a huge cockroach crawl across my pillow and over my body. For the amount I spent, this should not have happened. The beds were comfortable though, and the view was gre...

Reviewed by Dave

Date 07/26/2017

The place was great. We will be booking it next year again.

Reviewed by Yost

Date 07/04/2017

Very clean with beautiful views

Reviewed by Heather

Date 06/18/2017

Our family of six, including three generations, stayed at this wonderful condo for the first week in June. Everything was as described but better. We felt like we had a home away from home. We especially enjoyed sitting on the lanai, watching and listening to the waves. We had plenty of room, comfortable beds, and a great location. There were beach chairs, toys, bag, and umbrella and many other extras. The condo and grounds were so beautiful. We were in a convenient location for grocery shopping and sightseeing especially the Fairwind morning snorkle and b b que. Our family of first ...

Reviewed by Martha

Date 06/08/2017

We had a fabulous time in your condos. They were very comfortable, clean and convenient to the places we wanted to go.

Reviewed by Sharlene

Date 05/12/2017

Condo 3104 was perfect for our 2 week stay!! Lovely decor and well appointed with everything you need. There were binoculars to watch the dolphins pass by, a couple of sets of snorkel and fins, boogie board, noodles, tennis rackets and balls, The kitchen was well stocked with every appliance and gadget needed. Beds were ultra comfortable and lots of towels. We loved watching the spectacular sunset from the lanai where we enjoyed all our meals. We definitely recommend this condo, you will not be disappointed! Thank you for sharing this wonderful space!!

Reviewed by Tamara

Date 04/03/2017

What a beautifully furnished and well stocked home! This condo had everything we needed and more! The best part was the unbelievable sunset and view from the large lanai! I would definitely go back!

Reviewed by Joseph

Date 02/19/2017

We spent a week at this nice condo. Great ocean views, whale watching and pleasant surroundings. The place is very well appointed and well maintained. I would recommend it without a second thought.

Reviewed by Joan

Date 02/11/2017

I am hesitant to make a comment here, because I don't want to share this amazing secret. We have stayed in the Kanaloa condos for many years and the ocean front condos are wonderful. This particular unit, 3104 is our favorite. Mornings on the lanai drinking coffee, eating papaya and oatmeal... watching the waves, and seeing dolphins and whales... It doesn't get much better than this. We spend our days out exploring this amazing island and the beautiful beaches. We look forward to our evenings on the lanai watching the sunset and having pupus, then dinner after the sun goes down. Thi...

Reviewed by M. Paul

Date 02/02/2017

A fantastic stay in a beautifully-appointed condo, equipped with everything needed for a relaxing retreat. Many thanks.

Reviewed by Will and Shawna

Date 12/22/2016

We visited in mid December 2016. Everything was great! The condo is nicely updated and very comfortable. The view is worth every $. Every morning we had coffee on the lanai, the first 2 days we saw Whales! The complex is very quiet and relaxing. There are beach chairs, coolers, a beach umbrella, boggie boards and even sand toys for the kids. Last year in December when we visited it was humid and sticky at night and the a/c was a must. This year was cooler and the unit has ceiling fans as well as newer tower fans to keep you comfortable. Kanaloa is about 2 blocks from grocery store and Lo...

Reviewed by Karin Denman

Date 10/29/2016

There were two couples on this particular trip, and upon arrival we were amazed at the beautiful lanai ocean views. The condo was very spacious and roomy with the vaulted ceilings and large bedroom. As cooks, we found the kitchen to be very well supplied and stocked with all the utensils we could ask for. (Note: wine opener needs to be replaced as it did not work). The Kanaloa grounds were immaculate, the pools very clean and the closeness to a KTA grocery store very useful. We loved the South Kona area and it's low key vibe and green lushness! We would definitely stay again in Condo 3...

Reviewed by Terry

Date 07/13/2016

Very comfortable and conveniently located. The lanai is worth every penny. A great home away from home.

Reviewed by Carey

Date 07/08/2016

We highly recommend this condo for it's nice location, size, and A/C. The place is very well appointed, and the back deck very relaxing.

Reviewed by Kari

Date 06/27/2016

The condo was the perfect place for a family to stay. The rooms and beds were comfortable and the home was equipped with every amenity you could need! From fans, to kitchen supplies, extra beach towels, snorkel gear, and beach/pool toys. Overall, it was a convenient and lovely location. The balcony was a wonderful spot to eat and watch the sunset. There was a bbq a short distance away. We had family staying at another resort 5 min away, so we used their pool, but the resort grounds were beautiful and well kept. Wechose to stay 4 nights here bc of its central location to other parts o...

Reviewed by Gloria

Date 06/21/2016

We were on the beautiful island of Hawaii for my granddaughter's wedding at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. We selected Kanaloa at Kona, Condo 3104, for the beautiful view from the lanai, the roominess of the condo and the decor. This condo exceeded all our expectations! In addition to the above, it was well stocked with everything we needed. In the evening we were able to sit on the lanai and watch the beautiful sunsets while listening to the surf. Absolutely beautiful! If we return to the island, we will definitely stay here. Thank you Mhari for allowing us to stay in your beautiful condo.

Reviewed by andrew

Date 04/08/2016

excellent condo, perfect location, everything we needed, clean, all amenities provided, would definitely stay in 3104 again thanks

Reviewed by LindaD

Date 02/17/2016

Read the reviews - they are all full of praise. This condo and the complex are fantastic. You cannot go wrong when choosing to stay here. Every detail the other reviewers give is accurate. I love, love, love this location.

Reviewed by Treshia

Date 01/05/2016

The condo is absolutely beautiful with a beautiful ocean front view. The unit was stocked with so many extra items that made our stay even more enjoyable. Who would ever think to furnish shampoo, conditioner, and body wash in both showers! The unit was clean, it has a well stocked kitchen with dishes, cookware, and everything you need to prepare any meal you would like to cook. Thank you for having an ice pack in the freezer, ready to be used. I needed it and it was wonderful not to have to scramble and find something to make an ice pack out of. I was very impressed. We have rented severa...

Reviewed by Eveline

Date 11/01/2015

We stayed in the condo for 10 days and were very satisfied. The condo was clean. The kitchen was well equipped and the furniture was of good quality and tastefully selected. The beds were very comfortable and the sleep quality really good. We enjoyed having breakfast on the lanai, which is directly in front oft he ocean. All in all we can really recommend this apartment.

Reviewed by Angela654321

Date 04/30/2015

We had a wonderful time staying in Condo 3104 and at the Kanaloa at Kona complex. We were traveling with another family that also stayed in the complex in another unit. Condo 3104 was perfect. Well-appointed and very well-cared-for. The owners were very helpful and thought of it all in terms of what was provided in the condo including kitchen equipment, beach towels, tennis rackets (our family played tennis most mornings), boogie boards, snorkeling equipment, and washer/dryer (we generate a lot of laundry and it was nice to come home with clean clothes), etc.. The view from the lanai w...

Reviewed by Martin M

Date 04/04/2015

Starting with the location of the development, it is away from the string of Comdo's on Alii Drive and yet close to 15 minutes from town. It is walking distance to a shopping center with a KTA, several restaurants, a Longs (they did not change the name here!) and a movie theatre. Not to mention an fabulous Saturday morning Farmer's Market. There is also a Wednesday morning Farmer's Market just a few blocks the other direction. The develop,entitled self Kanaloa is well designed and impeccably kept. It has a feeling of being in a village as opposed to an apartment complex. 3104 is situated on...

Reviewed by Terri C

Date 03/06/2015

We have stayed on the Big Island many times, and Kanaloa at Kona is hands down our absolute favorite place to stay. This condo is amazing in every way; views, decor, cleanliness, layout and everything you could possibly need for your vacation! The complex is beautiful and with tennis courts, 3 pools, barbecues, and club house - you don't really feel inclined to leave and explore the island. It was easy to make the reservation, get into the condo, and check out. We'll definitely be back!

Reviewed by NikiKP

Date 03/03/2015

We rented #3104 at Kanaloa at Kona for a 2 week stay in January 2015 and had a wonderful time. We booked through Aloha Condos which was really easy. Grandparents, parents and the 7 year old all agreed it has been our best condo yet. The lanai was huge and covered which meant we spent hours sitting out on it watching outrigger canoes, rainbows, whales and dolphins. There was also enough space indoors that it was easy to find an area to sit and quietly read without being disturbed. The condo was quiet being the top floor and was well outfitted - boogie boards, snorkeling equipment, coolers, ...

Reviewed by Shane P

Date 12/04/2014

My wife and I traveled with our teens to the Big Island for the first time. This condo is in a beautiful location, on the ocean. VERY clean, well maintained and has everything you need from beach towels, boogie boards, coolers to a fully stocked kitchen. Morning breakfast on the lanai in this peaceful location is a perfect way to start the day...we were even greeted with a whale jumping out of the water our first day. Don't miss sunsets either.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/28/2014

We enjoyed very much our eight days in #3104. The condo was comfortable, provided all that we needed, perfectly located and, yes, we hope to return. This was our 8th stay in Kanaloa. It is the best: pools, quiet, friendly service people, well located for walks and runs, markets, snorkeling - oh, why did we leave!

Reviewed by Chris

Date 02/09/2014

Ocean front condo 3104 is a great place to spend a relaxing vacation with a gorgeous view of the ocean. The condo unit is very clean and has all the amenities you will need and more. Everything from a washer & dryer, lots of cookware, beach towels, chairs, snorkels and fins. The lanai is a great place relax, listen to the waves, watch whales and enjoy a cold beverage. The compound itself it quiet and well-kept. The pools are nice and kept clean. The people who work there are very nice and helpful whenever you need it. Great place to stay!

Reviewed by Derik

Date 09/08/2018

Place was great, everything worked. The view was spectacular and the location is great. Very close to grocery and pharmacy. Couple things in the unit could be updated but mostly all cosmetic, the bones are strong. Great privacy

Reviewed by Leonel

Date 09/03/2018

Condo was very clean and close to everything. Enjoyed a Fantastic view every morning having our morning coffee. We would stay there again. Got locked out the first hour we were there and Al came over in no time to help us. Thanks Al !!

Reviewed by Deborah

Date 09/02/2018

Toughly enjoyed our stay at Kanaloa. Nice, quite property with lovely grounds. The unit itself was dated and in need of some repairs but comfortable. The location and convenience to ocean was great. I would consider returning because of the Ohana style.

Reviewed by Elisabeth

Date 07/27/2018

We enjoyed our stay there very much, just sitting on the balcony enjoying the great view. But also the cond was great, parking, beds, kitchen, everything was there what we needed. Thank you for the welcome fruit basket. Hope to come back once!

Reviewed by Joel

Date 07/14/2018

The condo is definitely in need of an update, but it was roomy and comfortable. Screens are broken, outdoor furniture rickety and a bit grimy, indoor furnishings well used . However, the parking was convenient, the ocean view from the lanai was fantastic, the ocean pool was great, the grills were super - and available, the supermarket was close, and good restaurants close by (even found a Taco Bell and Jack in the Box for the young one within a mile).

Reviewed by Steve

Date 06/04/2018

We have stayed at other Kanaloa units, and this is our favorite. Love watching activity in the lovely bay below. And the view out on to the ocean is wonderful. Spacious and well equipped unit. We will be back.

Reviewed by Dorene

Date 02/15/2018

great view of the water from the lanai spend every morning with coffee cup in hand enjoying the view! place was clean and very comfortable, some reviews said some of the things could be updated ( there is a chair on the lanai that had bad arms no big deal we just didn't use that chair) but I guess I am not as picky for everything worked just fine, as for the ants listed in another review they were so tiny you could hardly see them, I would rather have the ants then have all the chemical's to exterminate them! staff was very friendly, pools and hot tub were great. (last day sucked with the...

Reviewed by Gary

Date 11/01/2017

The condo was very spacious and well equipped. The view was amazing and the grounds beautiful. Unfortunately we had to cut our vacation short because my husband became ill and ended having emergency surgery for bleeding on the brain. I would recommend this condo.

Reviewed by Lukasz

Date 09/05/2017

We are pleased with the vacation home we chose. Fully furnished apartment with nice pools around. Great weather, just pure relax. Hope to return some day... :-)

Reviewed by Beth

Date 07/06/2017

Pros-The view, the front desk staff was wonderful, welcome basket was a nice touch. Cons-Unfortunately, we had 4 people using 1 shower due to the shower in the hallway having a spout very heavily covered in hard water/lime build up and us not wanting to use it. It was used as a drying rack for swimwear and towels.The same bathroom had brown spots on the walls in areas and dust build up on the floor boards. I have pictures, but no way to attach. We had to kill ants in the kitchen every morning and night, and occasionally in the hall bathroom. The room with the twin beds had a noticeable d...

Reviewed by John

Date 07/01/2017

The condo at kanaloa at kona from Mr. A. Gulick was absolutely wonderful, clean, large and we'll maintained. The amenities and spaciousness of the condo and inlet/ocean view was very scenic and we'll worth the money and time spent. All visitors will want to maintain the condo in good order and cleanliness so every one can enjoy this extremely nice condo. We will certainly return on our next trip to kona. The location is away from the tourist noise and bustle a few miles north, so everyone can enjoy the quiet days and nights. Very relaxing, safe, and picture perfect view. Great combination...

Reviewed by steve

Date 05/27/2017

Have stayed at Kanaloa several times, and this is out favorite unit. Lots of time on the lanai watching surfers and net fishermen, etc. And a convenient location for heading out to explore this island of great variety. Condo has everything you need, including a great welcome basket of fruits, jams, muffins, and coffee from a local organic farm. We will be back. Thanks, Al.

Reviewed by Kail

Date 05/05/2017

This condo exceeded our expectations! We booked last minute and moved from Kauai due to non-stop rain to Kona where it rarely rains. We were not disappointed! We were greeted with an amazing fruit basket on arrival. Fresh produce & honey from the owners! They have a weekly stall at the local farmers market on Saturdays. The rooms & restrooms are all a very nice size and not confining at all. The condo location is very secluded. The view from the lanai is absolutely amazing, we spent most of our time at the condo at the table just watching the waves. The