Reviewed by Linda & Ken

Date 05/05/2020

We recently spent a month at 2-202 during the COVID 19 pandemic. First let me say that Richard is responsive and great to work with. During these uncertain times he was always available by phone and did all he could to take the stress out of our accommodation dilemma. The condo is roomy and bright with everything you need, even for an extended stay. Location is everything - you are ON the ocean. You have a 180 degree unobstructed view looking out to the Pacific and because you are on the second floor, the large lanai doors off the living room and bedroom can stay open all the time. Th...

Reviewed by Susan

Date 02/10/2020

Oh my! What to say? Just this. Simply The Best! A perfect place! Starting with the condo grounds - they are beautiful. Everything is ship-shape and perfect. Pool? Not spectacular, but a very nice area with a pavilion and the tennis courts adjoining. We didn't use the outdoor grill area, but it looked very nice. And saving the Best for last - the condo! Ha! and Oh My! What a joy it was to enter this place. You readers all know the terror of getting to your booked-on-line-place. You could be walking into anything. But at this condo, you are walking into a perfect place. Workab...

Reviewed by John Barrett

Date 08/21/2019

This condo has a stunning view of the Pacific sunsets. The sounds of the surf crashing on the lava beach wall 30 yards away in the front yard at night were mesmerizing and restful. We enjoyed ziplining in Hilo on the tandem course operated by Kopokahine Tours and snorkeling one day with Fair Wind Tours. The Kenichi restaurant near the condo has fabulous sushi and a very affordable happy hour from 4:30 to 6:00. For the adventuresome, we had a great time hiking two or three miles up a cinder cone north of Kona off of Highway 19. You can see the cinder cone for miles in any direction so th...

Reviewed by Michael

Date 07/24/2019

Words can’t explain how wonderful this condo is! You need to just book it and go see for yourself. The view and the owner are wonderful, he even called to make sure everything was good!

Reviewed by Stephanie & Bret

Date 06/19/2019

We spent 10 days on the Big Island and split our trip up between Waikoloa Village and Kona. We liked the resort at Waikoloa, but we LOVED Richard's place in Kona. You absolutely cannot beat the view from the lanai every day. The grounds and all the amenities at the Kona Surf and Racquet Club are top notch. Richard literally has everything you would need in his condo. We went with two teenage girls and the rooms were plenty spacious. His condo is conveniently located to the main area of Kona as well as to Magic Sands beach and Turtle Beach. We had such a great time that we wished we w...

Reviewed by Marta

Date 05/15/2019

We stayed at this condo for 10 days. Lovely home, just as pictured and described. We look forward to returning. Beautiful Pool, gorgeous ocean view. Paradise. The property manager was kind and prompt and helpful when we had an issue with the internet. He took care of us quickly. I would recommend this specific unit with a huge Mahalo.

Reviewed by Diane

Date 04/22/2019

We arrived at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club condo in the dark of night. We were grateful to discover the condo was exactly as described on the website. There was a welcome fruit basket waiting for us! We fell asleep to the sound of the waves. We woke up to a beautiful sunrise and new discoveries about our surroundings. We found the passage way to the beach nearby and enjoyed putting our feet in the water. Little things we loved * The entry lock - never having to worry about finding a key * Privacy * Space to breathe compared to a hotel room * Sound of all the bi...

Reviewed by Grahams

Date 03/26/2019

Comfortable, clean and cozy. Loved the location—close to amenities and activities (snorkeling, surfing, SUP, excellent luau) but away from the crowds. Well outfitted kitchen, exceptionally comfortable sectional and amazing lanai made it easy to relax and enjoy downtime too. The welcome basket of fruit and snacks was a wonderful touch. Thank you for sharing your lovely home.

Reviewed by William

Date 03/22/2019

To start off with, Richard was great about helping us with our many questions. We were awestruck from the moment we opened the blinds to the lanai. The view was spectacular and the sound of the waves mesmerizing. We were welcomed with a nice basket of fruit, which made for a nice breakfast the next day. The location is great, with shopping near by, access to all the snorkel beaches, and the grounds are very well maintained. It was as comfortable as being at home; and the ocean was right outside the door (2nd floor). There is no A/C, but we enjoy the fresh air and the fans kept us comfor...

Reviewed by JBH7

Date 03/05/2019

Beautiful view from the lanai of this well-appointed condo. The owner provides a kitchen with plenty of utensils and tableware; he also includes a number of snorkels, flippers, etc. The condo complex is also comfortable with pleasant grounds, grills, tennis courts and a pool. The distance from town is as advertised, however, this does make it too far to walk. That said, there is a shopping center with full-service grocery store an easy walk away., We certainly enjoyed our stay!

Reviewed by Ruediger

Date 02/26/2019

Perfect stay, super nice condo at prime locations. Already thinking about our next stay!

Reviewed by Theresa

Date 12/11/2018

Stayed in this beautiful condo Nov. 13-19, 2018 and it was perfect. Was traveling with my 24 year old daughter and meeting her friend who was doing graduate work research on The Big Island. We picked up her friend who stayed with us for a few days and the accommodations were exactly what we wanted. Well -equipped kitchen, comfortable beds, washer/dryer and a huge lanai with amazing sunset views! Plenty of room for us all to spread out and have our own space. Location was close to beaches, restaurants, shopping. The grocery store was 2 mins away. The grounds were beautiful and the pool was l...

Reviewed by Maureen

Date 10/20/2018

A beautiful location... listening to the surf on the lava rocks; spectacular sunsets; easy drive to the shopping center. The condo was spacious and comfortable...short drive to Kona. A wonderful experience Thank you

Condo 2-202

Reviewed by Winoma

Date 08/14/2018

We really liked Condo 2-202. The beds were very comfortable and the condo was clean and welcoming. It had all the amenities one could want in a condo in Hawaii. The fruit basket was a great touch. Very welcoming. I also really liked the tile floors throughout. Much cooler and the kitchen was very nicely remodeled. The condo grounds were very well kept and beautiful. Being right above the beach was a real treat. We would rent this condo again.

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Reviewed by Doris

Date 07/29/2018

Aloha! This is our 4th time we stay at this property. It has an amazing ocean front view. Peaceful beautiful condo with all the ammenities, shopping nearby, and few steps from the best snorkle beach on the island. We will definitely stay over and over. Mahalo!

Reviewed by Diane

Date 06/09/2018

We arrived at the condo and were knocked off our feet by the full view of our first Hawaii sunset. All we could see outside the LR and BR windows was water and sky. Of course, we spent most of the time on the large lanai, but the whole condo was comfortably appointed, well- stocked with essentials, and the grounds were lovely. Unfortunately, the volcano was erupting during our stay and the vog in Kona was unusually bad. But Richard, the owner, was in contact with us before we went and called during our stay to see how we were doing and inquire about the air quality. We were disappointe...

Reviewed by Saul

Date 05/28/2018

A truly first class, upscale condo with gorgeous ocean view. Very comfortable with full amenities thought through. Pride of ownership and hospitality. Wish we had more time to spend here. Lovely fruit basket welcome. There is also a great fruit market in Kona most days. Loved exploring the areas coffee plantations-Greenwell, bee farm-Big island bees, night manta ray dive, volcano helicopter tour -amazing, snorkeling hard to reach without boat. Need at least week our more.

Reviewed by Sheila

Date 05/24/2018

The condo was spacious and clean. The ocean view was amazing. The grounds were well kept. Sleeping with the doors open hearing the surf made the vacation even better. I'd love to return.

Reviewed by Fred R

Date 05/15/2018

Great condo and great location. The unit was furnished tastefully and had most all of the necessary items for a relaxing stay.

Reviewed by Laura

Date 05/01/2018

The condo was very relaxing. Had everything you needed and even included beach chairs. The kitchen was well equipped and even had some condiments, so we didn’t have to go out and buy too many things. The welcome basket was wonderful. Thank you so much.

Reviewed by Shelley

Date 02/26/2018

Watching and hearing the ocean from the lanai was fabulous!! The condo was clean and well equipped. We loved it - thank you Richard and his team for making our stay perfect.

Reviewed by James

Date 12/05/2017

Very nice condo. Well equipped and beautiful sunsets on the lanai. Enjoyed our stay very much. Close to town but far enough to be very quiet. Also took advantage of the BBQ grills. All the info we needed was supplied ahead of time. Thanks for sharing with us.

Reviewed by Joseph

Date 11/17/2017

The first time we came to Hawaii was for our 10th anniversary in 2012. We rented this condo back then and fell in love with it. When we returned with our parents in 2014, we were unable to get this condo because it was already booked. We were fortunate to be able to rent the same unit for our 15th anniversary this year. Since the first time we visited, the condo has gained new owners and property managers. Our stay this time was much more enjoyable and we didnt have any issues - aside from a TV malfunction that was attended to immediately. We were impressed with the communication and effici...

Reviewed by Inja

Date 11/01/2017

We had a wonderful time at the condo at Kona Surf and Racquet Club! It was such a beautiful location with an amazing view of the sparkling blue water and a big balcony to sit outside and watch the sunset. The condo was spacious, clean, stylish, and well-appointed. Instructions on how to get into the condo and where to park were exactly as written in the email. Having en suite laundry was great and super convenient so we didn't have to take home suitcases full of dirty laundry. We cooked several meals in the condo and it was a really nice home away from home. There was plenty of silverwar...

Loved Your Place

Reviewed by Phil and Michelle, from Spokane, Washington

Date January 2016

Mahalo! A beautiful time in a lovely place. Your decor is wonderful and welcoming. I so appreciate good sheets and beds. We were very happy here.

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Wonderful Stay

Reviewed by Terje and Ann from Norway

Date December 2016

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay in your beautiful condo. We have stayed here for 3 1/2 weeks and this is our 8th visit to the Big Island. We have rented this condo for the 5th time now, so it is our favorite! ... and the Big Island too! We have seen dolphins and whales from the lanai. Recommend San Choy near by! Very good food and cheap. We have been to many places on this island this time, feel we know it inside out now. This time we drove down the Chain of Craters Road and went to see the lava flow late at night. FANTASTIC! MAHALO, Terje and Ann from Norway

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Great Place

Reviewed by Dawn and Allen with our son Robert and his wife

Date April 2016

Our third trip to the Big Island. Did some scuba diving on this trip. We dove with dolphins, manta rays, turtles, sharks and many other wonderful & beautiful creatures. How wonderful to sit on the lanai and enjoy a meal while listening to and watching the ocean. Just does not get much better than this! We will be back again and again!!!

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Reviewed by Maria Andrea

Date 04/07/2020

aloha !! the apartment has everything one could need! excellently equipped, comfortable and with an incredible view. highly recommended !

Reviewed by Beverly M.

Date 03/31/2020

This is a roomy, nicely decorated condo in a quiet bldg right on the ocean. It has a wrap around deck and nice lounge furniture with a gorgeous view whatever the time of day, sunsets are beautiful. Appliances worked well except the toaster could be updated. The kitchen was well-equipped except for a cookie sheet which we donated to the cause. The 'hot" tap in the second bathroom did not work on arrival and when reported we were told they were just waiting for the part - however it was not installed prior to our leaving one month later. The screen by the entry door kept falling off, esp...

Reviewed by K'Lynne

Date 03/30/2020

The unit is truly oceanfront with a wonderful spacious lanai! We have stayed at multiple units in this complex and this was one of our favorites. The unit was clean, nicely updated and matched the description and photos. Very well stocked with cooking utensils, dining needs and beach necessities.

Reviewed by Ursula

Date 01/05/2020

The appartement was really nice. The sea view was perfect to watch the sunsets in the evening. The appaartement was clean and the kitchen had enough space for all of uns and so everyone could prepare his meals. The location of the appartement was also pretty nice with the pool and tennis courts nearby. There is also a good super market just 5 minutes walk time. We were happy with this appartement and can recommed it do every family who will stay in Kailua-Kona and wand to explore big island.

Reviewed by Andrew

Date 12/04/2019

The best of Kona can be found here at Keahou Surf and Racket Club. Beautifully maintained grounds and friendly staff. Our unit is our go to with hawaiian ambiance throughout and an owner who is great to answer all questions and is available when needed. Great shopping and farmers markets within a mile along with a weekly free hula show.

Reviewed by Elizabeth

Date 06/21/2019

What an awesome condo, great view, felt like if I had a fishing rod I could cast my line from the balcony right into the ocean we are that close to the water. Sunsets are awesome, the Host came to fix our connection to T.V. in less than an hour, turns out we probably cause one of the connections to come loose ourselves. Host was super nice. The condo was very clean, lots of upgrades, everything you could ask for was available in the kitchen. Snorkeling gear was also available complimentary. We would definitely stat here again next time we visit the Islands. Very close to shops and restauran...

Reviewed by Alec

Date 06/03/2019

We were fortunate to rent this unit for our stay in the Kona area. The unit was clean, well furnished, and equipped with everything we required for our stay. The ocean view, and ability to watch the sunset every evening from the lanai were outstanding. The only down side was the lack of air conditioning, but every room had ample ceiling fans, and there was a large stand alone fan that we used to help keep things cool. Other than that, we would definitely recommend this property for your stay in the Kona area.

Reviewed by David

Date 03/26/2019

Great corner unit right on the ocean. The sounds of the waves are fantastic as are the views. We saw whales and spinner dolphins from our balcony. The beach just down the road (easy walk) was fantastic for snorkeling (some turtles and lots of fish in shallow and calm water) and it's super easy to stay out of the way of the surfers working the smaller shore break to the right. Having the shopping mall within walking distance was very convenient and Kona was minutes away by car. A great location in a very quiet and clean development/unit. Would recommend it highly.


Reviewed by Rachel

Date 03/15/2019

This is a beautiful unit with an amazing wrap around lanai and you just can beat the view! It's in a good centralized location in Kona with the grocery store and lots of restaurants within walking distance and just a short drive to the main downtown area. Loved being able to listen to the crashing waves against the rocks and enjoyed the sunsets right from the lanai. This unit has beautiful bathrooms and a high end kitchen with everything that you need. They had coolers and beach gear available for our use which was a really nice perk. The only negative I would say is not having air con...

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Reviewed by Suzanne

Date 01/26/2019

The apartment is in a great location and right on the water! However, no air conditioning was very hard. Even with all the fans going, we were never very comfortable. We actually went out and bought a new mattress cover because the one there actually made us hotter when we slept. Also, the fan in the master was loose and made a bad noise when it was on. I would not return to this unit. It is too bad because the location and view are incredible.

Reviewed by Jim

Date 12/27/2018

We loved watching and listening to the waves right outside. We loved watching sunset from the balcony. The ocean view is completely unobstructed. This condo is beautiful on the inside. And the grounds are equally beautiful. The location is very convenient. We walked to Kahalu’u Beach Park. We walked to Keauhou Shopping Center for Saturday's Farmers Market. Downtown ocean-front Kailua-Kona is a very short drive (or bike ride). And access to Highway 11 is very close (for driving south or north)

Reviewed by Lisa

Date 11/02/2018

This place was perfect! We stayed for 6 days while on our honeymoon, it was Very clean and the view was amazing!! I enjoy cooking and it was well equipped. “We found the condo to be comfortable without any need for a/c.  The owner had just replaced the windows to new energy efficient ones, and we found when they are shut and blinds closed during the morning sun, the condo stayed comfortable.  Also, being on the second floor, we felt safe to keep the windows open most of the day and all night for the Trade Winds to keep a nice breeze inside.” I highly recommend staying here.

Reviewed by Joe

Date 09/29/2018

Great oceanfront location - can't get any closer to the ocean than this. We had a great stay in this beautiful condo. You will have everything you need for a great stay - except air conditioning. We were there during what seemed like a heat wave and if you have a difficult time sleeping in warm weather, this might not be the best option, but other than this minor inconvenience, we would stay here again - everything else was perfect.

Great location

Reviewed by Christopher

Date 09/09/2018

We loved our condo, especially the fact that it was a corner unit! When we first got there the place was hot! We knew there was no a/c, but when we found the two fans and put all the ceiling fans on , opened all the windows, we were good! It was so nice to look out from the kitchen and see the water and sunsets. This condo is very nicely decorated and pretty well furnished. The beds were extremely comfortable, I meant to look and see what kind of mattress it was so we could purchase one since we need a new one but I forgot. There were only a few things I would change, there were no cookie...

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Reviewed by Ariel

Date 07/22/2018

We rented unit 5-201 for a week at the end of June through Family of four (parents and two teen kids). The condo was amazing! It really lived up to and even exceeded the photos. A spacious kitchen, lovely lanai with gorgeous sunset views right over the ocean, and comfy bedrooms. Recently upgraded with high quality kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, nice tile in kitchen and baths, stainless fridge and dishwasher (super-silent; nicer than the one we have at home), so it feels like a residence that someone cares about, not a vacation rental where everything is an afterthou...

Reviewed by Leanne

Date 05/29/2018

We loved this condo from the moment we walked in the door! Beautifully upgraded in warm spacious decor. You couldn't get closer to the surf while enjoying the large wrap around lanai and private location. A well stocked kitchen makes cooking a breeze, plus things like beach towels, ice chests were appreciated. Probably the only negatives would be the BBQ area provided by the complex which needs to be closer and better maintained. I would highly recommend this condo!

Reviewed by Joan

Date 04/09/2018

The condo was perfect for my daughter, my 1 year old grandson and me for the 10 days we were in Kona. All the amenities were present. Excellent support from the property manager arranging for delivery & pick-up for the crib & high chair we rented and when we had issues with the TV. Also the morning we were leaving, the parking lot closet to us was closed for tree trimming, but arrangements were made for us to leave our vehicle overnight so we could load up in the morning and I wouldn't have to walk so far to get to the car (I use a cane). The pool is wonderful for a young child!...

Reviewed by BB

Date 03/28/2018

We will definitely come back to Keauhou Kona Surf 5-201! The very best equipped kitchen of any condo we've rented. All the furniture is comfy--especially the king bed. The bathrooms are well stocked, lots of towels available in the unit. The most awesome part was having the ocean practically at your feet while lounging on the lanai! If you're staying in Kona, look no further for luxury with a stunning view!

Reviewed by Kathy

Date 03/02/2018

clean well furnished beds a little hard good location beautiful view grounds and pool area very clean pool water could be a few degrees warmer wonderful place to vacation

Reviewed by Grant

Date 01/15/2018

The grounds were like staying in a garden.Being close to the shopping center was a plus .The unit was clean, well stocked and had a great view.

Reviewed by G P

Date 10/23/2017

My husband and I recently spent a week in this beautiful condo. The view from the lanai is spectacular and the location of the condo makes it very quiet day and night. Although the condo would get warm in the afternoon and evening, the lanai was always comfortable and the ceiling and auxiliary fans were adequate. We ate most of our meals at the condo and found it well equipped for any meal preparation. Both and owner and Island contact were very responsive to any questions we had.

Reviewed by John

Date 10/14/2017

Excellent in every way. Beautiful condo, great location on the water and where it's located within the complex there's privacy because it's at the far end. The golf course is behind it and beside it and the ocean in front. It's far enough from the parking lot that you don't hear any car noise. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Linda

Date 09/06/2017

We had a great stay at this condo. The condo was clean and well stocked. We enjoyed sitting out on the lanai and enjoying the gorgeous view. The only recommendation I would make is to have comfortable lounge chairs. The plastic ones became uncomfortable after a short period of time. We would definitely stay at this property again: )

Reviewed by Barbara

Date 08/11/2017

Great location. Comfortable space. Very responsive owner. We particularly appreciated the equipment for the beach - umbrella, snorkeling gear, etc

Reviewed by Mailani

Date 08/07/2017

I absolutely loved my stay there. I slept so sweetly. The property was close enough to the grocery Mart and all the best and safest beaches. The bathrooms and rooms were beautiful. The property is close to an old Hawaiian shrine. The ocean waves and the fragrances of the flowers were just heavenly. I can't wait to return. I also cooked my own food. I watched some tv but not too much which was perfect bf I got to do some work in an unrushed calm way.

Reviewed by Ann

Date 07/16/2017

My husband and I and our two teenagers spent 4 nights here. This is a fabulous condo. Everything was provided for our easy and comfortable stay: bedding, beach towels, snorkel stuff, pots, pans, utensils ... it was a fabulous retreat. The resort is very nice and we liked the pool. One thing I noticed is that on the map I thought the walk to the beach and to the nearby shopping center would be easy. They're close by and everything, but the walk in the shoulder of the road isn't very pleasant. However, I would much rather stay in another condo here than feel trapped in a resort. ...

Reviewed by Debra

Date 06/16/2017

We were so happy with this condo! It wasn't just that the furnishings were beautiful but the kitchen was better stocked than any condo we had previously rented. Then, to have beach towels and snorkeling equipment made it even better! We would definitely rent this condo again and would encourage others to stay!

Clean modern facility

Reviewed by Kathy

Date 06/11/2017

While overall we were very happy with our stay, there are just a couple of items that we had a problem with. We were looking forward to playing tennis but there was no equipment in the condo and the manager at the pool area was not in his office and never returned phone calls to borrow the equipment. With just one pool for the entire complex it could get quite crowded and was closed one day for a birthday or graduation party. We lucked into finding the way to the property beach. All the snorkel/beach gear was great - thank you. We could see dolphins from the lanai (with binoculars) bu...

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Reviewed by Susan

Date 06/08/2017

Our stay was everything we wanted and then some. Our condo was beautifully decorated, well stocked with all the necessities, clean (very important), fabulous location, quiet. Just one issue and it's a small one. Light out in the master bath over the shower. Will most definitely make arrangements to stay again. And SOON!! Aloha Susan Crisp

Reviewed by D Tyler

Date 05/28/2017

Beautiful condo, we'll appointed with all the amenities. We would recommend this location to anyone travelling to the big Island. Perfect location and best sunset view. Great airflow from the water always keeping the condo cool.

Reviewed by Alicia

Date 04/20/2017

This condo is beautifully furnished with an open relaxing floor plan. Lots of space for people to gather or be separate. The kitchen is wonderful and has a few extra things left over from other guests. The ocean sounds drift in all day and night. Playing tennis was easy (we brought our own racquets), swimming in the pool was excellent. Everything was well-maintained. Overall the complex is very quiet- mostly adults that we saw. The beach area is more rocky and harsher sand so bring water shoes. The beach lies off to one side of the complex and has open unused space directly across from ...

Reviewed by Terry

Date 03/22/2017

We had a nice time at this complex. The waves would crash on the lava below our lanai and the sunsets were beautiful. There is no air conditioning, but the fans kept the accommodations comfortable. The furniture, appliances, and accessories met all your needs. Although quite a distance from the volcano and tidal pools, there were many other attractions and snorkeling sites close by. One of the best was just down the road within walking distance. We also went to the seahorse and octopus farms. The town of Kailua was close by with a variety of shops and eating places. The one big dow...

Reviewed by Tom

Date 03/16/2017

Second time here Right on the ocean. Maybe quarter mile from a great beach park and snorkeling spot. Had a turtle swim right up to my face. Up the hill the other direction is a mall with restaurants and a local grocery with great local produce and absolutely fresh local fish daily. Past that is Keahou Bay. As pretty a spot as there is on the island. The condo is clean, well furnished and maintained. Usually by Jan or Feb I'm sick from our awful NW winters. Hawaii and especially this place heals me. Aloha

Reviewed by David

Date 03/08/2017

This is a fantastic condo to rent in the Kona area. Not only is it waterfront so you have the ocean on your doorstep, it also has a corner lanai so you have a view of the golf course as well. This is one of our favorite condos that we have rented in Hawaii. Very comfortable with feeling of home rather than a feeling that you are in a condo building. The open concept with the large kitchen opening on to the sitting room and lanai is hard to beat. The condo is well equipped, clean, has a comfortable bed and has all the beach gear you could possible need, including lots of beach towels...

Reviewed by Steven K

Date 10/21/2016

I rented this condo for a week recently and was very impressed how nice, equipped and comfortable 5-201 was. It is located a few miles south of Kona and there is ample shopping near by however, you will feel pleasantly isolated from the tourist grind. The condo is very nice, updated, clean and spacious. I stopped at Walmart and Safeway prior to arriving at the condo which was a mistake. Everything I purchased was already at the condo i.e. shampoo, rinse, soap, spices, etc. Anyway, I had an awesome time in Kona and I absolutely recommend condo 5-201 (or any rental at the Surf & Raque...

Reviewed by Raina

Date 08/25/2016

This absolutely beautiful condo is very centrally located. A short drive to the market place and an even shorter drive to different beaches. It overlooks the ocean, which is breathtaking. This condo has all things necessary and then some. From everyday utensils to beach towels and beach gear. It is private, cozy and very comfortable. We were sad to leave. I will say this much though that if anyone is planning to go in July/Aug you may need an additional portable fan. The unit does not have an AC and the evenings are cool but the days can get pretty warm. If we plan another trip t...

Reviewed by Lori

Date 08/08/2016

Our stay of 3 nights in your condo was great. The place is very well decorated, extremely clean and had everything we needed. The location right on the water was awesome and we really enjoyed the lanai!!! The only thing I would add is a makeup mirror. The lighting in the bathrooms is really bad for putting on makeup and you can pick up a portable makeup mirror for $30. at Costco. We actually own a condo in Waikoloa Beach Villas and were staying at your condo while some work was being done on ours. That is why I know about the makeup mirror at Costco. Other than that, we loved your place in ...

Reviewed by Bob & Anne

Date 08/02/2016

We came out to celebrate our anniversary and were so happy with 5-201! Oceanfront view, the waves lulling us to sleep at night, a bright big kitchen, and a beautiful balcony to watch the sunsets. The kids loved their private room with twin beds --- and we loved the king bed with the soshi-screens for privacy. This is a very unique layout and perfect for a familly of four. The proximity to town was great -- just a short drive into town and right around the corner one of the best snorkeling and "learn to surf" beaches. We just loved every minute!

Reviewed by SHUNICHI

Date 07/27/2016

We stayed in this cond for six days i was able to spend a great time. All you need is to have everything , cleaning has also been neatly , air conditioning is not required because the ventilation is also good .Wooden of the one of the upper floors of human footsteps is now a little care , but it was almost perfect except it .I definitely back here!!

Reviewed by Randee

Date 06/01/2016

We loved staying in this condo because it was quiet and off the beaten path from most activity in the condo complex. Building five is secluded and offers incredible views of the ocean. Unit 201 was ideal because of its wrap around lanai and many ways to access this lanai. Because of the central island in the kitchen area, the condo was incredibly spacious and well laid out. It had more than we needed in terms of kitchen furnishings. The shower water wasn't very hot so we called Ken and he came over the next day to adjust it for us - much thanks! Though it was very muggy and warm during our ...

Reviewed by Robert

Date 04/03/2016

We previously stayed at Kona Surf & Racket three times before...and always loved it. But 5-201 is in a different league. The newly updated unit is very tasteful, the furnature top-notch, as is the lovely kitchen. And the view of the ocean & sunsets...perfect. Couldn't recommend this condo more.

Reviewed by Tom

Date 02/08/2016

One of the nicest places we have stayed. Right on the ocean. Within easy walking distance of my favorite beach park on the big island for snorkeling. Also only about half mile from a shopping center with multiple good restaurants and a great little grocery store. The condo was clean and well layed out. Very spacious. Just a great time

Reviewed by Yvette

Date 01/12/2016

The first thing you get is the view from the deck. The condo is in the last complex so is nice and isolated on one side. There are fantastic blow holes just to the left of the deck. The rooms were very clean and the décor is nicely updated! WiFi included and super fast. The condo is perfect distance from town so it is nice and quiet. Great walking trails. You can walk in the morning to the KTA super market just up the street for some groceries. It is also within walking distance of Keahou Bay which is a really nice calm place to teach beginners how to snorkel before you get to more ...

Reviewed by Ernest

Date 11/12/2015

Our stay in 5-201 was superb. The condo is very well furnished and its location provides a beautiful view. It was very relaxing. Definitely a place to which we will consider returning. Only issue we had was the second night -- the exterior walkway lights did not come on and returning to the condo from the parking lot was a very dark walk -- especially since one of our party was a 95 year old with mobility problems. Per the maintenance man I spoke with the next morning, this lighting issue occurs every couple of weeks and they do not know why.

Grad trip

Reviewed by Catherine

Date 07/06/2015

We had such an amazing time in this condo and when we go back, will stay here again. This was my sons graduation gift and it had to be special. The house was very comfortable and had everything one would need. The condo was very modern and the kitchen was well equipped with all essentials. I loved the fact we were so close to the ocean. We could watch sunsets on the lanai every night and listen to the waves crash on shore. Beds were comfy too. Even though no air Conditioning, the ceiling fans worked very well to cool things off. The pictures listed on the site were accurate. The owner was ...

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Reviewed by shayzied

Date 09/23/2014

We spent 2 weeks in this lovely condo. My husband, a friend and I were very comfortable in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit. It was beautifully appointed with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, as the owners must have just completed a major, high-end reno. Condos can often feel cramped, but this floorplan was reconfigured to an open-concept home, which made it feel spacious. The view from building 5 is stunning. The "blowhole" at the edge of the water is directly below the lanai and is quite entertaining, showcasing the awesome power of the ocean right outside your door. We enjo...

Reviewed by MamaJKnight

Date 07/05/2014

The condo was lovely and we especially enjoyed seeing the great sunsets as we dined on the lanai.. The kitchen was beautiful. It is an end unit in an end building and is very quiet. It was less than 1/2 mile to great snorkeling so we walked there! There is a nice shopping center right up the hill from the condo and we did much cooking "in" and found the store had all we needed. We stayed there 9 nights.

Reviewed by James R

Date 06/16/2014

Unit was totally updated and well furnished. Everything was in order and kitchen had everything we needed. Grounds are very well maintained and there were no issues with parking. We did hear some noise from the tenants above us, but it was not a big problem. If you have kids, the pool area did seem a bit dated, but looked fine. Also, this unit has no A/C, but the fans helped.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/05/2014

1st time on the 2nd floor . Really enjoyed the security ie leaving the door open at nite to allow the breeze thru the unit. Distance to bbq and car was different from the other years in bldg. 1 The condo with its amenities was excellent. Excellent job on the booking. We did not need the water leak from 301 but oh well. New owner above will need to learn some condo etiquette, very heavy foot and starts cleaning and hammering way to early 6.00 am

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/09/2014

My spouse and I and our two grown kids stayed here for 8 days. The condo and area were just as advertised on the website. Well-maintained, super views from the lanai, very comfortable and quiet.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/24/2014

A very comfortable and convenient home away from home! The up-to-date décor and the wrap around deck provide great living space for one to enjoy. The location is very private and quiet yet well situated for visiting a local snorkelling beach and other amenities and attractions. We look forward to finding an opportunity to return.

Reviewed by Thad H

Date 02/03/2014

Awesome property and very friendly staff. The unit itself is a 2nd floor unit and is right on the water with a beautiful view of the ocean and close enough to feel the spray on your face. The owner of the unit has done a great job with this particular unit and it is very comfortable and well furnished. The two twin beds is kind of a bummer, but certainly not a deal breaker. The property itself is very well located and central to almost all activities you will want to do and it's only 15 minutes from the airport. I would definitely recommend a day trip, just a few miles down the road to Hawa...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/11/2014

Our flight got in late, but we were able to get in the condo with no problem. The unit is nicely updated, clean and has all the amenities we needed. The view from the lanai is awesome. We spent many hours enjoying the view and listening to the waves crash against the lava rocks right outside. There was a beautiful sunset every evening we were there. We hope to come back.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/16/2013

Unit 5-201 was as advertised--perfectly located, well equipped and the home base for a wonderful holiday. The snorkel beach 1/2 mile away made it easy to enjoy the water for swimming, and the lava coast outside of the balcony let us enjoy the rougher wave and spray. The kitchen was perfect for cooks like us--a quick trip to Costco and we were good to go! The extras like beach towels, boogie boards, foam floaties, etc. made it very easy for us to take advantage of the beaches without any extra thought! We're already talking about when we can go back and stay again! It's a keeper on my vac...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/15/2013

We spent 5 nights in condo 5-201 and thouroughly enjoyed it. The condo was clean, really well maintained and had everything you could posibly need for a great vacation. We have no negative things to say, it was absolutely wonderful.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/06/2013

This totally tricked out condo was perfect for our gathering of 22. As command central we easily hosted several nights of meals for 22 people that were also staying at the resort. Saved tons of money by eating in and the socializing was better than in a restaurant. Grills on premises made it easy. Sound of crashing surf was best for sleeping serenade. Couldn't ask for more. Highlight of our holiday.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/08/2013

Really nice place. Kitchen is superb and very big! Apartment is right next to the ocean and you can hear the sound of the waves at night - brilliant! S&RC; is close to surf and snorkel beaches as well as the Manta ray snorkelling. Local contact (Tom) was very friendly and greeting us on arrival was a nice touch. If we had had any issues during our stay I am confident that he would have promptly assisted. We would definitely return. Thanks for having us!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/08/2013

I love the view from this condo. You can hear the surf from bed. The decor is stylish and the unit is perfectly appointed. I have stayed here several times and highly recommend it.

Reviewed by TLStew

Date 07/10/2013

5-201 was a comfortable, well appointed condo with lovely views of the ocean from the balconies and bedroom. We slept each night with the breeze wafting over us while listening to the waves-- it was heavenly. We used the kitchen and found it had every amenity we needed. The balcony was spacious, there were boogie boards and snorkeling gear available to use for the adventurous, and the beds were very comfortable. We would definitely stay there again as would other (jealous) family members who stayed elsewhere.

Reviewed by washmont

Date 06/26/2013

This is a very nice condo overlooking the ocean. The only noise you will hear is the birds chirping. Highly recommend. The condo is exactly as pictured and expected. We enjoyed the lanai each night with a glass of wine during the sunset. Probably one of the very best vacations rentals I've experienced. My only suggesting is the other vacation rentals have a guest book with previous guests writing comments about the condo, area, and places to see, eat, etc.

Reviewed by Shaun

Date 05/20/2013

My gf and I stay at the unit# 5-201 at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club for 2 nights from 5/14 to 5/16/2013. The unit is exactly as described and pictured on the website. Actually, when we saw it in person, it was a lot better than pictured. Beautiful ocean-front views from both the living room and master bedroom. The unit was recently remodeled and the furniture were very clean as well. It was a little too big for just the two of us as this is a 2 bedroom/2 bath unit. All in all, it was perfect from time of booking to check-out. Everything was very easy. The owner communicates...

Reviewed by Joanne C.

Date 05/10/2013

We enjoyed our Kona stay in this beautiful, well equipt unit. The kitchen had all the needed items to have relaxing meals in when we chose. Have stayed many times at this development & this is the loveliest unit we have stayed in. Loved our daily breakfasts on the lanai. Will look forward to the chance to return!

Reviewed by K.B.

Date 02/17/2013

Condo 5-201 is exactly as pictured, it is beautifully decorated and everything still looks new and is in perfect condition and very clean. The furniture and beds were comfortable and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The view and sound of the ocean made us feel like we were right on the beach. The ocean was loud at times but we saw that as a plus and the reason we wanted to stay right on the water. We appreciated the little extras like beach towels, beach chairs and boogie boards. Having those items available to take to the beach was very helpful. If we had to name any negatives, one would be...

Reviewed by KWhip

Date 01/29/2013

Wow! This condo was beautiful!!! We were there when there was high surf, and so the view was breathtaking. Woke up and looked out the window to see whales. The golf course view was also stunning. The condo was clean, well stocked with beach items including boogie boards and lots of towels. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen that is a chef's dream. We will definitely return to this unit next time we are in Kona. Wonderful experience!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/09/2013

I almost don't want to tell anyone about this condo, because I don't want the competition if we want to return. ;-) Well furnished, clean, comfortable, beautiful, quiet condo - other than the spectacular waves a few feet (really!) from the lanai. There was a high surf on our first day and as my daughter said, "who needs New Year's fireworks?" Wonderful stuff! There were also whales, dolphins, outrigger canoes and sunsets. The shopping center is within walking distance, as are two beaches - one with snorkeling, the other with sups, kayaks and snorkeling/scuba tours. The owner was easy to ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/24/2012

This is our favorite condo in the whole complex. Decor and furnishings are high end and beautiful. Lots of extra touches and a very quiet condo with crashing waves out front during storms and high swells. This time we watched some java sparrows trying to get their babies to fly from the nest on the lanai to their new home in a tree. This took a week of hilarity and we became foster parents, helping the babies not crash into the windows. What a treat! There was high wave action this time and spectacular crashing and booming waves on the lava. We hated to leave.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/13/2012

This end unit condo is beautifully furnished, has fantastic views of the ocean and the top of Hualalai volcano, and is conveniently located. Even beach items such as towels, chairs and snorkel gear are provided.

Reviewed by JW

Date 08/06/2012

180 degree views of ocean just a stone's throw away from wrap around lanai. The unit is well appointed. Professionally decorated. Quite spacious. It's great to be able to watch the TV and the ocean at the same time since the olympics was on. We walked around the property a bit and visited a couple open houses. None of the units were as nicely decorated with the tile, kitchen, bathroom as 5-201. I left all windows and doors open to get a breeze inside the unit since there was no a/c. I wasn't bothered to much, good quality screens on all. The view from the master bedroom as well as ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/25/2012

And very quiet location. Perfect for the long stay. It is located 15 minutes from the center of Kailua-Kona by car, but if you would like to go to the restaurant, you can easily call a taxi in town, less than 20$ one-way//

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/24/2012

This condo has it all. The entire place is remodeled and looks amazing. Sitting on the lanai is one of the most relaxing and enjoying things we have ever done. The view is amazing and the sounds of the ocean are captivating. The location of the condo is perfect. Shopping center near by and town is just a few moments away as well, but when you are in the condo, you feel like you are a million miles away. Cant wait to visit this place next year...

Reviewed by Paul York

Date 05/13/2012

Two of us spent 6 nights here in early May and it was by far the nicest place we have stayed in the Kona area. The condo was very clean, fully appointed and equipped for every need during our stay, including beach/snorkling equipment and tons of beach towels. It was also incredibly quiet unlike some of the other popular beach areas. (Note - the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is not for families with small children; it has no beach access and no facilities for them.) But for us it was the perfect place to start and end our days watching the ocean and surf; sunsets in particular were fant...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/13/2012

Our family has a great time there. The unit is very clean, the view from laini is beautiful and all the appliances are newly renovated. We definately will stay here again next time.

Reviewed by DJ

Date 04/10/2012

The condo was very nice. The kitchen is arranged to accommodate family gatherings, or comfortable informal meals. However, there is no kitchen table, the island provides a nice area where you can eat. We rented two other condo's at the same time to have a family vacation together. This unit was perfect for congregating for our meals and family time away from the beach. It was a step above the others with a walk in shower for the master. It is stocked well with pans and necessary kitchen items, bath towels, beach toys, etc. so we had a great time. The only draw back is that although i...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/31/2012

Our stay in the condo was purely amazing. It had every amenity a family would need to have a five star stay. I would recommend this condo to anyone coming to Kona for a stay. The views off the lanai were breathtaking. The building was peaceful and quiet. It had a home away from home feeling. I would give it five stars. I travelled with my family with an 11 and 13 year old and they were blown away We hope to be back again next year!!! The owner was very responsive to questions and was great to work with. I did not have a lot of needs because the condo exceeded my expectations

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/05/2012

We stayed at 5-201 for five nights. It was a beautiful large place overlooking the ocean,and we even saw whales. Fully equipped and a close proximity to ali drive and groc shopping. We remembered our tennis racquets but forgot tennis shoes so didn't get to use the courts. Walked along the shore and saw resting green turtles and a variety of fish. We'd certainly return if we get to the big island again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/02/2012

Absolutely love this unit--beautiful kitchen, great furnishings, great relaxing furniture and a fantastic lanai looking out onto the ocean!! The location is fantastic--excellent snorkeling within walking distance & just a 5 minute drive to downtown Kona. My only reservation was the sounds/noise heard from other guests staying at htis complex. We were on the second floor, and therefore heard noise from below & above. Our downstairs neighbors complained to us about our noise! And, believe me, all we did was walk gently. Its just the way the buildings are built. The buildings have...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/30/2011

We had a great stay at this condo unit. Owner was a pleasure dealing with, and was very responsive to email questions before arriving. Beautifully furnished and upgraded utilities like washer/dryer, fridge, stove. Location is facing the ocean, with great unobstructed view of sunsets. Corner unit gets additional side views as well. I wish the ceiling fans in bedroom had variable speeds, like the ones in kitchen/ living room, but that is the only thing I can criticize.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/25/2011

My husband & I stayed for a week in this beautiful condo. Our son and 2 1/2 year old grand daughter shared it with us and it was perfect. Overlooking the ocean, we saw pods of up to 30 dolphins swim by each morning along with boats and sparkling lights in the distance at night. The gorgeous kitchen is great for cooking and sharing family meals and the 'smart' appliances, comfortable beds and beautiful furnishings make this space very special. Close proximity to 2 great beaches and snorkeling spots plus the down town shopping district made our stay the total package.

Reviewed by Sunseeker12000

Date 11/14/2011

This condo is beautiful, well equipped, clean and quiet. The view is not only outstanding but I think one of the best in the complex. The condo owner and manager were friendly and responded promptly to any concerns or questions that we had about the condo. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/02/2011

We have stayed here twice at this condo. I would not stay anywhere else on the island! It will exceed your expectations of a vacation stay. It has a view of the ocean and the beautiful golf course from different locations in the condo. Jay,the owner is accessible to communicate during the entire process.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/29/2011

I researched for days trying to locate the best condo for my family. I am a single mom with 3 teenagers so it was hard to find enough space for all of us. I found it here. First, the location is a minute from the grocery store plaza, but more importantly for us farther away from the bustle of town. We loved to go into town for shopping and dining and enjoyed coming back to our quiet resort. This condo is amazing. The view from the wrap around covered porch took my breath away. It was my favorite part of the condo. The furniture was soft, comfortable and placed to see an ocean view from eve...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/27/2011

This unit was fantastic. The first thing that blew us away was the view. The quality of the unit was also a nice surprise. We stayed at the Hilton King's Land first then rented 5-201 for the last few days of our vacation in Kona. We all agreed that for us the Keauhou Kona condo fit our family (2 adults 2 older teenage boys) much better than the bigger resorts. Nearby snorkeling was also better here than the Hilton. I loved the fact that they had some flippers that we could borrow. Hope I don't convince too many people to book here because we would love to come back. Fyi - the master bedroom...

Reviewed by C. K.

Date 06/01/2011

We had a wonderful time staying at this condo. The owner was punctual and provided us with all the information about the condo each step of the way. This particular condo was nice, because it was tastefully remodeled and had an open feel. We visited another building within the same club, and they weren't as nice. The lanai is big and private. The other buildings were much closer together, so there wasn't much privacy. I was a bit concerned about the noise of the waves keeping me awake at night, but with the windows closed, I was able to sleep through the night. Overall, the condo was very w...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/27/2010

Loved the location and decor, great value for the money, highly recommend it.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/08/2010

This condo is very beautiful and updated. It has a fantastic view and is a very comfortable place to stay. We went in late October when it was very quiet and the weather was great.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/15/2010

Wow!!! Of the many condos I have rented in my many trips to the various Hawaiian Islands, this is without a doubt the finest. -Ocean view: any closer and you would get wet. The condo is situated to have an unobstructed view for miles up the coast. -Privacy: Being on the second floor, no passerbys can see in. Being an end unit, there are lots of windows and on all three sides, but adjacent buildings are not close and they are situated so they can not easily see inside. We kept the drapes open the entire week to fully enjoy the spectacular view of ocean, mountains,and golf course. -Quie...

Reviewed by robert

Date 03/27/2020

newly remodeled and tastefully appointed, the beautiful condo was more than we could have hoped for. From our initial contact with Cristine to our meeting with Leslie, her local contact, everything was handled with competence and our hoped for ALOHA spirit. Our two weeks in paradise were wonderful and the location made us feel as if we were the only ones right on the ocean with humpback whales breeching in front of us. We are hoping to return next year for an even longer stay. We have been vacationing in the islands yearly for the last 35 years and this was a rival for the best stay.

Reviewed by Marilyn

Date 03/20/2020

From the moment we contacted the owner, Jacqueline Proulx, our vacation reservations and then our stay were seamless. With flights to the mainland leaving late evening, arrangements were made to pay for half a day on our departure date. Thank you! Both the condo association and Jacqueline contacted us days before our stay with all the required codes to enter the gated community, the condo, and the pool and tennis courts areas. It was completely flawless. We were familiar with the Big Island, through not this area. The condo’s binder of ideas was most helpful. This corner cond...

Reviewed by Linda

Date 02/03/2020

Lovely, clean, well stocked oceanfront condo with private corner location and wonderful ocean sounds. We have stayed at the corresponding condos in buildings 3 and 5 and would choose this one again. Great location in walking distance of the best snorkeling beach, harbor with an outrigger paddle club and various boat tours, shopping center with cinema, and two good Farmers' Markets.

Reviewed by Maik

Date 12/26/2019

We had a wonderful time. The Condo has all items that you need. The view from lanai is more than beautiful. Supermarket and restaurants is just minutes from the Condo. If you like to go to Kona, you can use the Trolley. Perfect stay to us and always fast and nice communication with Jacqueline.

Reviewed by Andrew

Date 10/10/2019

My wife and I stayed for a week and really enjoyed or stay. We had our daughter with us and our son and his girlfriend for 3 nights. Plenty of room for 5. The unit is far enough away from the Kailua crowds but close enough to go into town for a meal. It is also a great location if you plan to focus your fun on the great snorkeling to the south. The unit has everything you would need for meals. The highlight is the lanai views of the ocean (and furnishings to enjoy the lanai). The only reason I didn’t give a 5/5 rating is the unit is a little dated and doesn’t have a/c. Most afternoo...

Reviewed by Teresa

Date 10/07/2019

Overall, the condo was really lovely! There were only a few things we would suggest updating: 1) The binder could be updated as some of it was falling apart and a bit outdated. 2) Whomever is cleaning, hasn't been very thorough: cabinets were greasy dirty as was the floor in places in the kitchen 3) Small shampoo/conditioner/bath soap is sometimes a nice touch; we tend not to use other people's leftovers if they look grungy or are under a cabinet as we are never sure about them. That said we left some items for the next guests and left them clean and usable. 4) Food items in cabinets a...

Reviewed by Susan

Date 06/22/2019

My wish list for a condo on the Big Island was long: directly on the water (check); two king-size beds (check); a well-equipped kitchen (mostly check); convenient to restaurants and markets (check); conducive to spending time with friends from "down under" visiting and catching up (check). On the whole, we were very pleased with our stay and, should we plan another trip to the Big Island, we likely would want to stay in the same condo. There were, however, a couple items that were distractions from a perfect stay. The small stuff: the ice-maker in the refrigerator didn't work. The d...

Reviewed by Scott

Date 05/17/2019

The view from the balcony is second to none. The place was well kept. Everything you need for a week stay. Perfect choice for my first trip to Hawaii.

Reviewed by Sheila

Date 03/17/2019

Our recent (Feb 2019) stay at Condo 1-301 was our second time renting this unit. It was perfect. The oceanside corner location gives beautiful panoramic views and the trade winds make artificial air-conditioning unnecessary. We saw whales and spinner dolphins and beautiful sunsets (including one green flash). The condo is well set-up and very comfortable, great kitchen for cooking, wonderful lanai for outdoor dining and relaxing. The owner was great to deal with in making all of our arrangements and I would highly recommend this rental.

Reviewed by Micky

Date 02/18/2019

If you are looking for a private ocean front location then this is it. Our visit this February was our forth time at what we fondly call "Jacque's" and we are already planning our 2021 stay. Yes, it is need of some upgrades and extra care but the view out weighs the negative aspects of the unit. The well equipped kitchen and community grills make it possible to have all your meals at the unit, enjoying lanai dinning. Jacqueline is a pleasure to work with and eager to answer your questions. She was the reason we chose the unit the first time ten years ago and have loved every minute ...

Reviewed by Sam

Date 11/22/2018

Wonderful room with a lanai on two sides which allowed for cool ocean breezes entering the room. The ocean was right below us - waves hitting against the black lava rock - which meant we listened to the waves both day and night. Very quiet location. We will stay here again when we are in Kona. The kitchen was supplied with every device you could possibly need. I would suggest, however, that the cleaning crew supply guests spending over a week at the room with more bar soap and toilet paper. Booking fees, cleaning fees, taxes, etc, were added to the room rental fee which added to t...

Reviewed by Julie

Date 09/08/2018

When we first walked in, our breath was taken away by the space of the condo and then the view from the Lana. The condo had all our needs ready, felt like we were home. Everyone agreed it was the best place they ever stayed!

Reviewed by Jason

Date 08/20/2018

If you are looking for an awesome place to stay near Kona, look no further - because you just found it. This place is centrally located and allows you to enjoy the Ocean and also be close to all the attractions on the Big Island of Hawaii. This Condo is clean, efficient & spacious and has all the features of a home. It will sleep (4) four people comfortably and has a very large Lanai right outside the sliding glass doors. If you don't want to eat out every night, the fully equipped kitchen has every appliance you need for cooking. If you prefer grilling, there are multiple, clean, ne...

Reviewed by Phil Dunsmore

Date 08/13/2018

We had a wonderful stay in the condo! What an excellent location! My wife mentioned she slept better there than she did at home, woke very morning to the sound of the surf and a few distant birds. Absolute paradise. Love the big lanai, ate breakfast out there every morning overlooking the ocean. My only complaint is that we didn’t spend enough time there as we spent so much time out enjoying the island, snorkeling, swimming, diving, hiking, and just having fun. We would definitiely like to come back. Everything was perfect.

Reviewed by Ellen

Date 04/27/2018

We absolutely loved staying in this condo. Third floor, quiet, roomy, overlooking the water crashing onto the lava. You are about 5 miles up Alii Drive from downtown Kona and 2 minutes for a shopping plaza with a grocery store, drug store, and a very nice restaurant (Sam Choy's) -- but, you are off of Alii Drive just far enough so that you never hear traffic and you are safe & secure. The best snorkel beach in Kona is a 1-minute drive away. The condo includes 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, including a washer/dryer. No air conditioning, but lots of cross-vent and floor and ceiling...

Reviewed by Jacqueline

Date 04/05/2018

This condo was perfect for the four of us, with the best lanai and cathedral ceilings. The ocean breeze easily finds it way through this condo making it heavenly. It's hard to leave the lanai. We did make use of the pool as well and the location is perfect, easy access to groceries, restaurants and Kona. We would stay here again. A few updates in the condo would be nice but does not hamper the overall accommodation.

Reviewed by Michael

Date 03/03/2018

We've stayed at many condos on various Hawaiian islands, and this one has the best lanai ever. It is right over the ocean, and we viewed whales breaching and pods of dolphins swimming right from our condo. Every evening we watched the sun melt into the ocean, and listened to the waves crashing into the black lava rocks below as we went to bed. The owner was always available and responded quickly to any questions or concerns we had. We had a great time and made memories that will last forever.

Decent Stay

Reviewed by JAMES

Date 10/24/2017

Overall the stay was good despite a very rocky start. Evidently there was an issue through the booking site and the unit was double booked. The day after I checked in the cleaning service knocked on my door early in the morning saying they were there to clean prior to the next guest's check in. I was dumbfounded since I thought I was that guest and I had arrived the day before. I told her her services would've been great the day before since I found lots of droppings on the countertop, dirty carpet, and a cockroach the size of my palm flying around. A good part of the first day was spe...

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Reviewed by Lorna

Date 07/17/2017

Place even better than the photos show, including the best deck ever! Kitchen well stocked, extra bedding, beach chairs, coolers, boogie boards, and more. Owner great to work with.

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Reviewed by Louis Martin

Date 05/22/2017

For us, this was a perfect get-a-way. The condo was more than adequate for the two of us. The view from the lanai was sensational as was closeness to the ocean. My only wish would have been having a pair of binoculars to view the ocean activity. The unit is dated but clean and adequately furnished. Will we return to the same condo? Possibly--I'm 85 years old, and hauling luggage and groceries up three flights of stairs about did me in. Would we recommend this unit to friends? In a heart beat. Tom, the manager on call was great!

Reviewed by Janelle

Date 04/25/2016

This is a great condo. It's the second time we've stayed here. Perfect waterfront location with easy access to restaurants and shops. The condo itself is fully stocked, including all the beach gear (snorkels, towels, beach shies, coolers, etc.) and a fully stocked kitchen. We especially like the corner, top floor location. It's a bigger, more private unit, with vaulted ceilings. We highly recommend this unit!

Reviewed by donalda bitz

Date 03/23/2016

Outstanding time. Our unit was very clean, well furnished, nice furnisher, and all with a terrific view. No complaints and hope to return. Thanks

Reviewed by Peter & Linda Basey

Date 03/02/2016

We really enjoyed our stay--this is a very comfortable Unit--maybe could take a little modernizing in some places, but this is not to detract from the experience. It was the kind of place you could feel really at home from the time we had unpacked. The view from the wrap around lanai was second to time, also the sectional was great to hunker down after any activities and relax reading or watching tv. Also the bed and bedding in the master bedroom were especially comfortable and the kitchen extremely well equipped as was the whole Unit for activities, etc. The only small minus--the fridge...

Reviewed by Les

Date 01/14/2016

When talking with the owner of this condo, she stated her unit had the best view in the complex. Well, she was telling the truth! The condo was very nice, well furnished and the view from the porch was fantastic. Wonderful ocean views, esp for sunsets. These condos are secure having a coded entry gate. The complex had a nice pool and excellent tennis courts. . This condo is close to the beaches and a short drive to Kona. One can't go wrong with this unit.

Reviewed by Sheila

Date 09/09/2015

What a beautiful unit at a beautiful location. My husband and I loved everything about this place, but our favourite spot was the corner of the wrap-around lanai looking out over the ocean. The condo was well situated for traveling around and exploring the Big Island, and so nice to return to each evening. Also nice to have Kahuluu Beach Park so close for morning snorkelling (calm waters, lots of fish and sea turtles). We had a wonderful 2 week vacation here, and would return any time.

Reviewed by spangenberg

Date 07/22/2015

your condo was very nice with a great view of the ocean; it's localisation was good to go to the beach. we are spend a very nice holidays in hawai

Reviewed by Thomas N

Date 04/27/2015

Can't beat the location. With the crashing waves within 60 feet of the lanai, it makes it tough to leave the condo. Well appointed property with everything you may need.

Reviewed by Kathleen S

Date 03/07/2015

The location of this unit is everything. Nice complex, gated and well maintained. The condo is on the top, corner floor of a building right on the ocean. Full 180 degree views of the ocean and we saw WHALES, DOLPHINS, TROPICAL FISH OF EVERY COLOR AND SIZE right off the lanai. The unit is getting older, especially the bathrooms, but it was clean, comfy and well-stocked. It has a "homey" feel to it that becomes very important when you stay for two weeks or longer as we did. We could have used an elevator but quite frankly, the exercise is good for us!! I actually preferred the back bedr...

Reviewed by traveltimekeeper

Date 09/21/2014

Great time and wonderful experience for our 25th Wedding Anniversary trip to Hawaii! The condo is neat, well-groomed and decorated. The location is ideal. Not only at the grounds itself, but proximity to food shopping, restaurants, Kona, etc all within reasonable distance. The views are spectacular, up and down the coast and the waves make a wonderful sounding backdrop for restful nights sleep. Beautiful and different Kona sunsets every night. Ample space indoors, comfortable furniture with vaulted ceiling and spacious feel. Ceiling fans kept the breeze blowing. And the wi-fi worked fine wi...

Reviewed by Pamaloha

Date 09/11/2014

We booked this particular condo because it was advertised to be private - and we weren't disappointed! The pictures are accurate and it was well located just outside of the more congested areas (although there restaurants & a grocery store nearby). Being on the 3rd floor, we kept the doors & windows open and enjoyed the wonderful sea breeze. We watched the Queen Lili'uokalani Canoe Races from our lanai while drinking Kona coffee in our pajamas, snorkeled, shopped (& sampled) at a farmer's market, watched some amazing sunsets, and had a couple of great meals at Sam Choy's righ...

Reviewed by Mark_vh206

Date 08/27/2014

This was our first trip to the big island and over 2-1/2 weeks we stayed in several different places throughout the island. This condo was a trip highlight; ocean and sunset views from the wrap-around lanai are unforgettable! We all (my wife and I plus two teenage daughters) enjoyed swimming in the complex pool, but spent much of our time during the day snorkeling or trying surfing at nearby Kahalu'u Beach (a short walk or 2 minute drive away). The mall nearby provides great options for preparing meals at home (our choice, to enjoy sunset dinners on the lanai), but there are good restau...

Reviewed by MistChaser

Date 06/26/2014

My cousin and I stayed for 10 days in this fabulous condo and absolutely loved it. The view from the lanai could not have been more beautiful! The beds were very comfortable, and the decor very pretty. We did think the kitchen needed pans with lids and baking sheets. The kitchen could have been a bit cleaner too. The lack of air conditioning wasn't a problem most of the time, but there were some hot days and nights when we relied heavily on the extra fans the property manager quickly supplied when we requested them. Overall, it was a lovely place to stay.

Reviewed by mhoner

Date 05/22/2014

This property was very clean and well stocked. We weren't expecting condiments and spices in the kitchen! It was very roomy for 4 adults and one toddler. We enjoyed eating and relaxing on the lanai. We made use of the beach equipment and tennis rackets. The wall clock in the living room didn't work (probably needs a battery) and the ceiling fan in the kitchen needs some work. But overall we were very happy with our stay and would recommend it to others.

Reviewed by J,K,S, & G

Date 04/06/2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our spring break in beautiful Hawaii, made all the more enjoyable by our stay at this fantastic, spacious condo. The view from the wrap-around lanai is incredibly beautiful and mesmerizing, and we spent a lot of time there watching the ocean and the sunsets. Falling asleep to the sound of the waves was so relaxing. This unit is so quiet and peaceful, and the location was great--close enough to get to various sites but far enough from the loudness and busyness of Kona. It was so nice to have a security gate and our own parking spot! We also appreciated the beautifu...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/25/2013

We were 2 adult couples on a family get-together. The condo suited our needs exactly, we spent a lot of time on the lanai watching the dolphins and snorkelers. We were very happy with the communications from Jacque, all went very smoothly. The local shopping centre has a good supermarket, but there are quite a few empty stores, the Italian restaurant serves good pizza. Our one concern was that there was no air-conditioning; it was very humid during the early afternoons, but most nights a cool breeze sprung up which came through the condo so we managed to get a good night's sleep.

Reviewed by jenjoy

Date 10/21/2013

The condo was great. We were pleasantly surprised by a welcome basket. We literally had everything we needed:snorkeling equipment, coolers, spices, all kitchen essentials (&more;), information on local restaurants, etc. We loved having the screen doors to listen to the ocean as we slept (and even during the day). We ate breakfasts on the lanai. The local marketplace is nearby to get fresh fruit. So thankful for the 3rd story views of ocean and mountains, also not having anyone walking by our windows (as first story had).Tall ceilings made it very open and lots of ceiling fans, with ocea...

Reviewed by sony913

Date 06/24/2013

We have decided when Jacque decides to sell this place, we want to buy it! There is nothing more spectacular then the view from this condo. We set for hours just enjoying the waves crashing on the rocks. This condo has everything you need for a perfect vacation. The only thing needed from home is a swim suit and a couple changes of clothes. Snorkel gear, water shoes, first aid kit were just a few of the things that helped this place feel like home. We had such a wonderful time I can't wait to go back!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/16/2013

This is our second stay at 1-301, love it. From the view to the quiet surroundings, it's a great place.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/22/2012

Everything was great. Wonderful accommodations and view. Only critique would be the TV. Could not get most channels to come through. Need better system at least and better TV in perfect world. That said we truly loved the condo.

Reviewed by honeymooner14

Date 10/03/2012

If you want a beautiful condo, with a beautiful view, and a soundtrack of the ocean, this is the condo for you! My husband and I stayed here for the second week of our honeymoon, and it was by far the best accommodations we've ever had, anywhere. Basically one entire half of the condos' walls are floor to ceiling glass doors with double screen doors... we had them all open, with the ceiling fans on, and it was paradise with the sounds of the waves, and the cool breeze... we had breakfast on the lanai every morning and it was difficult to leave every day! At the end of our long days, we look...

Reviewed by Debra

Date 09/22/2012

This was my 3rd time in Kona and first time staying in 1-301. From the moment we opened the door my vacation started. Beautiful views!! The condo had everything, more than I expected. I actually stopped and bought an ice chest before coming to the condo only to find out there were 3 in the closet! Now there's 4 - lol. I love the locaton. I have actually stayed at the Kona Coast Resort next door and just being next door the veiw is much so much more spectacular from the condo. Everything you could possible need is available including spices which I always had to bring when I stayed at the o...

Reviewed by John

Date 09/02/2012

This condo has an excellent view of the coastline from the wrap around lanai. We ate all of our meals out on the lanai and enjoyed reading and doing needlework there. The sound of the ocean was great as we went to sleep at night and although there is no air conditioning in the unit, the ceiling fans kept it comfortable. We experienced a small problem with a toilet but it was repaired immediately by the management company. We liked the close distance to the beach for snorkeling.

Reviewed by The Hoopers

Date 08/21/2012

Our stay at unit 1-301 in the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club was completely wonderful. The moment we walked in, it felt like home. We had everything we needed. We had privacy, independence, and all the amenities that made it feel like home. The furnishings were well appointed, not too garish and not too fussy. We felt that we could be comfortable as a family. We enjoyed every morning and every evening on the lanai, listening to the surf and enjoying our privacy. There was more than enough space for me, my husband, and our eight-year-old daughter. The complex itself was quiet, pl...

Reviewed by Brian

Date 06/19/2012

Great layout with two beds and two baths, lots of space in the kitch/dining/living room. Used the inflatable bed for our youngest son. The photos do a great job of showing why you'd rent this unit; the view and oceanfront location with the great deck. Short drive or 5-10 minute walk two properties north to the Outrigger (great bar) and Kahaluu beach. If you like sea turtles and snorkeling you have to go to Kahaluu beach. Groceries are super convenient, just up the hill at the KTa mkt. Loved the unit and location, highly recommended with only one caveat that the unit is on the third fl...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/04/2012

Our stay was absolutly fantastic! we had a wonderful time and everything far exceeded our expectations! Impeccably maintained,clean and quiet. For sure, one of the best view of the entire resort. The sound of the ocean 24h/24, nice breeze. The location was also perfect. Far from the noise of Kona downtown and all that we need around: shopping center, grocery, restaurants etc. I had a nice walk (25 minutes) to the «Magic Sand Beach» almost every morning. We saw whalers, dolphins from our lanai too. The decor, the comfort of the condo.The resort is very clean and well maintain. Would like to ...

Reviewed by Kevin Cochrane

Date 01/04/2012

The location of Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club could not be better: it is convenient to amenities including highway access to all parts of the Island, it is quiet, yet close enough to the village to enjoy browsing the shops. Unit 1-301 is unquestionably the best-situated unit in the complex. Its location offers expansive views of the sea and glorious sunsets, while ensuring utter privacy. This unit is bright and airy and is completely furnished for your comfort and convenience. One of the outstanding features of this listing is the friendly and attentive service provided by the ow...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/23/2011

This was our second stay in 1-301. The unit has a fantastic ocean view, is impeccably maintained and works well for four (4).

Reviewed by Gary

Date 08/10/2011

Very nice condo right on the waterfront in Kona/Kailua Hawaii. Spectacular view of the Pacific Coast. Great lanai. Not far from Merriman`s in Waimea, Kona Inn, Bubba`s, Mauna Kea luau, Big Island Grill, and other exciting spots!

Reviewed by Dream Come True 25th Wedding Anniversary Couple

Date 06/28/2011

Felt like we stepped into the website. Everything was just as described; even better. Had to pinch myself that I was in such a beautiful place to see with such awesome sunsets, views & heavenly breezes, day & night. Just about everything you could need was there for us. The guide books were really helpful with tips on how to get around. Loved the decor, the comfort, the privacy. I felt like an islander. What a perfect place to stay on the Big Island. No problems. (The self closing toilet lids were a surprise. Dropped a few lids when we got home!) Would like to go back with mor...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/12/2011

Condo with it's great view of the ocean and the amenities were above average and everything we were looking for. The club is private and quiet. Perfect for us and we look forward to staying there again!

Reviewed by Walt & Sandy

Date 05/16/2011

My wife and I spent a week (not enough time) with dear friends at this beautiful condo. The third floor ocean front unit with a wrap-around lanai was great. The comfortable amenities and location of the condo complex made it a great jumping off point to explore Hawaii. We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Nittany Mary

Date 03/19/2011

Condo 1-301 far exceeded our expectations. The panoramic views of the ocean were amazing. The condo is beautifully decorated, comfortable and extremely well-equipped for every need. Jacque is a delight to work with and always responds quickly. It is well located to explore the island. For snorkeling fans, there is a wonderful beach a few minutes walk away. The Racquet Club setting is absolutely gorgeous and the other residents most friendly. We will definitely stay here again if we visit the Big Island.

Reviewed by Andre

Date 03/18/2011

We spent 11 days in this beautiful condo situated on the top corner floor of the building with a breathtaking view on the ocean.We spent hours sitting out on the balcony, thinking we were all alone in this paradise. The condo is very well equipped, especially the kitchen, and very clean. The decor, island style, and the high ceilings give a lot of charm to the place. The complex is one big garden superbly kept with a nice pool and tennis courts. It is a vacation rental that we will always remember.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/27/2010

We stayed for three weeks in Condo 1-301 and were extremely pleased with our overall experience. The condo was very well equipped and the view from the wrap around deck was stunning. The Resort was nicely landscaped and well maintained. We would not hesitate to return and this resort/condo would be our first pick.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/02/2010

We spent a marvellous time in this beautiful condo with splendid views over the ocean including colourful sunsets, turtle and dolphin spotting right from our lanai. Our expectations have definitely been exceeded and - if we can some day... - we will visit again with great pleasure! Barbara, Daniel and anina from Switzerland

Reviewed by Mac, Holly, Sam and Ginger

Date 04/27/2010

We (two couples) spent 10 fabulous days in February 2010 at Keauhou Kona Surf and Recquet Club Condo 1-301 and we all agreed that we picked the perfect spot and the perfect accommodation. This unit is awesome! We had plenty of space for 4 adults, although we spent very little time inside. If we weren't off exploring the Big Island, we were sitting on the wrap-around lanai enjoying the fantastic views - sunrises, whales, porpoise, sunsets, the crashing surf. Waking up to and falling asleep to the sound of the surf can't be beat. We really miss it. And the evenings were very comfortable with ...

Reviewed by DerGisel

Date 04/15/2010

first of all the contact to jacque was very good! perfect information, all you need. the condo is wonderful. we`ve been often in Kona and stayed in nice condos, as well in the Surf and Racquet Club, but this one was the best!!! very clean, well equipped and an awesome balcony... thank you for the fruit basket! that was a nice surprise. when we come back, we definitely want to stay in this condo again, nowhere else.

Reviewed by TheNewMrs.Nazemi!

Date 04/15/2010

We stayed in 1-301 for a portion of our honeymoon and LOVED it. First off, the location is nice and not too far from "downtown" Kona (a cab there will cost about $20 to Huggo's). The parking spot is right in front. Being on the 3rd (top) floor gives you the best ocean breezes and your comfortable even when its well into the 80s outside. Inside, it is very tastefully decorated, the kitchen had almost Everything we could need, and the snorkel equipment/towels/mats/etc. were all perfect. And, the BEST part of the condo is the lanai- being on the corner of the building it is private and it...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/15/2010

We really enjoyed staying in this 3rd story, ocean front end unit. There was complete privacy, yet we could look down to see the tennis courts to check if the 7am regulars had showed up yet. And of course, it is ocean front so you can really enjoy the sounds and smells of the ocean, as well as the great sunsets. We enjoyed walking to snorkeling, playing tennis, and going to the farmer's market for fresh produce (it would have been nice to have a salad spinner to wash the lettuce). Everything in the unit was clean. It was very well-stocked with dishes, utensils, etc. The only non-working ...

Reviewed by Jasper

Date 02/17/2010

This was our second time around in two years at this unit. Jan to March is the best time to watch the whales off the lanai - one day we probably counted over 20 different "spouts" - the whales and their calves spend the winter every year just off the coast in the Kailua-Kona area. The location of the condo in Keahou is great - it's quiet enough at the Surf & Racquet club to relax and just a 10 drive or so up Alii drive to Huggo's or Lulu's or Bongo Billy's to have some fun and great food if you don't feel like using the kitchen or grill's just down the stairs. The place is private, c...

Reviewed by golfnuts

Date 02/12/2010

We loved our stay and wished we had booked more time in 1301. We were looking for OF with privacy and found it here. The view was amazing with daily whale and some dolphin shows. We hated to leave even for our favorite activities--golf and snorkeling. We cooked all our meals so we could enjoy more time on the lanai watching sunsets and whales. The home is well maintained with all the amenities you would need for your stay. The only negative comment I could make was about the ants in the kitchen. Keeping it clean was a must. If all renters did this it would be less of a problem so I didn...

Reviewed by Bill and Theresa

Date 02/07/2010

This was our third time staying at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquete Club Condo 1-301. Everything about the condo and location is perfect. Plenty of linens, pillows, towels, beach gear, kitchen "stuff", etc. Perfect distance from town,restaurants,grocery stores and beaches. Only least liked thing about the condo - is that it is on the third floor and there is no elevator. (Now, that is really not much to complain about.) We are already talking about when we will be returning. Mahalo.

Reviewed by Texans from Cowtown

Date 02/04/2010

Excellent location in the complex. Might be difficult for those who have stair issues. Great location on the coast. Wish we could have spent more time just hanging out in the condo. It was beautiful and listening to the waves was relaxing. Close to so many restaurants and sights.

Reviewed by Kona Joe

Date 01/13/2010

My wife and I stayed at the Surf and Racquest Club 1-301 in January and had a wonderful time. You can't beat the view! The wrap around lanai feels private and lets you admire the Pacific up and down the coastline. We were lucky enough to observe some whales and a group of dolphins while we were there. Since this unit is on the top floor, the ceilings are vaulted and really gives the unit a nice feeling. We toured a 2nd floor unit that was for sale which didn't have vaulted ceilings and it makes a difference. We would stay here again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/07/2010

Hesitant to give it a good review, only because I don't want it to be all booked up next time we head to the big island. It was one of the best condo's we have stayed in so far. The huge wrap around outdoor space is spectacular. The views are great and the pictures don't really do it justice. Fully stocked kitchen with everything you could need. The grounds are very well taken care of. Only thing I would change would be to add a little heat to the pool....burrrr.

Reviewed by M&D&C

Date 01/07/2010

We, my husband, dad, and I, had a wonderful stay in this awesome 3rd floor, corner unit condo. It was spacious and very well appointed (including snorkel gear--masks & fins, surf shoes,boogie boards,tennis rackets, picnic cooler, beach towels), and a drop-dead view of the rugged shoreline and beautiful teal/blue ocean. From reserving the condo to the tasty fruit and sweet welcome basket to our tearful check out our last day, everything was seamless and enjoyable. Great location, beautiful view, quiet--except for the pounding ocean and tropical birds. Great snorkeling just a short walk ...

Reviewed by chowjc888

Date 12/17/2009

Starting with the reservation process - it was easy and clear. I got regular updates and the condo owner/manager was responsive to my email inquiries. The check-in / check-out process was also easy! Upon arrival - the condo was clean and met my expectations! The pictures on the web site reflects the actual condo set-up and decor. The condo is spacious, with vaulted ceilings and nice breeze through out. The master bedroom is nice - the bed is comfortable and with the lanai doors open - the ocean waves put you to sleep. Slight down side to the master bedroom is the sliding doors separa...

Reviewed by ccshurph

Date 10/07/2009

We had a wonderful time on our visit. Loved sitting on the lanai and listening to the ocean and watching the sunsets. The condo is well equipped and nicely maintained.

Reviewed by G&L

Date 09/03/2009

This was our first visit to the Big Island. After reading the reviews, we selected Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club, 1-301. Although we didn't need a 2-bedroom unit, we chose it because of its top floor, private setting and wrap-around deck -- and we're glad we did! We've stayed in condos in several other locations previously. This was the most thoughtfully furnished one we have enjoyed. We chose to have leisurely breakfasts and dinners on the deck. The kitchen had everything we needed and more, down to the smallest details. There was everything (and more!) than we could have w...

Reviewed by Donna & Kevin

Date 07/28/2009

We eloped on the Big Island and this was an ideal spot to have as a "home base" for our romantic week long retreat! Very private and quiet. The end unit has spectacular views and wonderful breezes - you can actually FEEL the surf hit the lava beach right outside - it's that close! The sunsets were all spectacular, and the little birds in the coconut tree right off the lanai were a nice treat! I felt that a small closet safe for valuables would be a nice addition so you wouldn't have to feel the need to close windows to lock up and stop the excellent cross breezes. Shopping for food and...

Reviewed by Canadians

Date 07/28/2009

The place we stayed at was right overlooking the ocean which was great. The only problem was since the windows faced south the place got very hot and with no air conditioning, at times, it was uncomfortable. We did a fair amount of snorkeling at the beach just to the west of us. It is great for snorkeling but not good at all for swimming and there was very little beach. It was nice to have all the snorkel equipment in the place plus beach chairs. We made use of the bbq just about every night. The unit needs to look at the tv and dvd player in the second bedroom since they were not wor...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/23/2009

If you like the Big Island of HI, this is a wonderful place to stay. The ocean-front condo was nicely appointed and very comfortable with spectacular views and georgous sunsets. We appreciated fact that all the beach accoutments were provided; beach chairs, towels, and umbrella. We would come back here in a minute!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/31/2009

We really enjoyed our stay. The condo was equiped with everything you could want and was very comfortable. Loved the view!!!!!

Reviewed by visitor from the great northwest

Date 05/30/2009

Enjoyed the privacy and quiet fo the top floor corner unit. Lots of time was spent enjoying the views from the lanai. All my needs were met from a blender and plenty of ice for party drinks to beach chairs and towels for on the water activities.

Reviewed by George

Date 05/29/2009

Great location and enjoyed being so close to the ocean. Condo was large and clean. You are able to get to most sites within two hours (Volcano and Hilo) We had two couple and we found the property to be very comfortable and the sunsets were nice.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/22/2009

We had a fabulous time in Unit 1-301. The setting and views are absolutely stunning. This has to be the best unit in the whole complex; its wraparound lanai is perfect for watching the orange ball of sun drop into the ocean every night. And there's complete privacy; no other units have a direct view of the lanai. We ate nearly every meal there -- it was better than the best restaurant in Kailua. That's partly because of the well-appointed kitchen, which encouraged us to "eat in." The rest of the appointments were thoughtful and complete, from the nice bedding and furniture to such details a...

Reviewed by TravelingSuz

Date 04/22/2009

This condo was simply perfect for us! One bedroom overlooked the ocean and the other overlooked the gardens. It was perfectly sized for 4 guests. The view was amazing, the property owner was very easy to deal with, and it was extremely close to great restaurants and the highway. The wraparound deck gives you the most magnificent view of the ocean. I really loved the amenities - the kitchen was useful for cooking and keeping snacks, snorkel gear was provided, laundry is in the unit, and we ate everyday on the large deck. Something to keep in mind when booking this specific unit: there is no ...

Reviewed by ALH

Date 04/16/2009

We stayed in this unit during Ironman - one of our party was competing. He found the location great as it was out of town a bit and therefore a quieter location to rest pre-race. The unit itself is a great size and has everything you could need or want and a beautiful view of the ocean. The pool and tennis courts are both very nice and we made good use of them. You really need a car to get into town from here, but apart from that it was a really nice place to spend a few days and soak up the Ironman atmosphere!

Reviewed by xmommy

Date 04/16/2009

We had a wonderful 10 days in this beautiful unit. We have stayed at the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club many times and this is one of our favorites. We were traveling with our young sons and found the condo to be convenient to the pool, tennis courts, and even the tide pools. The kitchen was well stocked with the basics. We also used the snorkeling masks, beach towels, beach chairs, and boogie boards that were all conveniently available in the unit. Thanks for a great vacation!

Reviewed by Jasper from Edmonton

Date 04/02/2009

Looking around it looks like this may be the best of the condos in the resort - possibly even in Kona? I bet they get a lot of inquiries from guests asking if the owner wants to sell it. It was tough to leave for home. It was as close to perfect a vacation as we could have hoped for. By far the best part is sitting on the lanai watching the whales (and they were very active when we were there) and the boats - away from all the tourists downtown. We spent a day at Volcano National Park and a day trip to Waimea & Hilo and had a suitcase full of coffee, macadamia nuts, and t-shirts to s...

Reviewed by phillip nelson

Date 04/02/2009

My wife and I were mesmerized by the beauty and tranquility of this unit. It was a perfect place to unwind and relax for ten to quick days. The view of the ocean, the whales, the dolphins. All around us was the Hawaiian experience. We hope to do it again next year. Thank you. Phil and Laurie Nelson

Reviewed by Lauren S

Date 03/19/2020

Very nice condo, so spacious, clean. You can’t get any closer to the ocean, unless you’re on a boat. The owner was very responsive to our requests. Definitely recommend.

Reviewed by Lori

Date 02/25/2020

We stayed at Thor's condo in February, 2020. The view from the lanai is nothing short of spectacular! We loved the condo. It was well equipped--from kitchen supplies to beach chairs! Parking is close and the grills outside are right out the door. Watching the daily sunset is a must! We highly recommend this condo.

Reviewed by Robert

Date 12/16/2019

Great condo in a great location. We loved relaxing on the ocean front lanai and falling asleep to the sound of the surf. The condo had everything we needed. Loved it.

Surf & Racquet Club #1-203

Reviewed by Johnny

Date 07/25/2019

We stayed in this condo for 8 nights, direct waterfront 2nd floor unit, beautiful gardens and well maintained grounds with BBQ grills. This unit was well stocked with pots, pans, utensils and beach chairs and coolers. The condo was clean but need some updating, there was some deck tiles was cracked and chipped and one electrical outlet was shorting, other than that our stay was very comfortable.

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Reviewed by David

Date 07/06/2019

We came in to close a house deal that took a little longer than expected. We really enjoyed our stay at 1-203! The place was clean and beautiful. Oceanfront... amazing! Thor was great to work with. Friendly and nice. Thank you!

Reviewed by Lawrence and Jamie

Date 06/03/2019

We recently stayed a week at Keauhou Kona surf and Racquet club condo 1-203. The condo was very clean and comfortable! The ocean view was spectacular! We enjoyed having coffee on the lanai overlooking the ocean. We fell asleep listening to the waves. The condo does need updating but we would definitely stay again. Thor responded in a timely manner to any questions we had.

Reviewed by DebO

Date 05/21/2019

Big Island oceanfront doesn't get much better. Breakfast on the lanai as well as the best sunset viewing on the lounge chairs were top of the mark. This condo has everything you need right down to the beach towels and snorkel equipment. There are spices and condiments in the well equipped kitchen, A coffee grinder, French press and drip coffee maker gave us choices for that wonderful Kona coffee. The condo main living/kitchen area is nicely updated as well as the master bedroom furniture. The living room furniture is on its last legs though and was not very comfortable. The bathrooms are ...

Reviewed by Sharon

Date 03/24/2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I felt we were at a home away from home no sterile motel feel. Beautiful views great location. Loved the extras— towels, chairs, spices etc. Hope to return for a longer stay next time. Dolphins, whales sunsets,wave action directly in front of condo. Snorkeling daily at multiple sites within an easy drive. Grilling fresh fish nightly. Perfect spot

Reviewed by Joyce

Date 02/23/2019

We have stayed at Keauhou Surf & Racquet Club several times, and keep returning because we love the location, view, and amenities here. Unit 1-203 was clean and comfy. Perfect for friends, as you have separate bedroom/bathroom areas for privacy. Plenty of ocean breezes and sounds of the waves. We did have problems with the DVD player, which didn't work - although the property manager was VERY very responsive, he was unable to fix or replace it during our stay. We didn't mind so much as TV is simply not necessary when you have the ocean at your feet. As others have mentioned, there are a...

As advertised!!

Reviewed by Mary

Date 02/13/2019

Recently returned from a week long stay on the Big Island and very happy with our choice of accommodation. Two adult couples were very comfortable in this condo, which truly did have everything we needed (though we purchased and left for others two softer standard pillows and a new tub sheet for the bathtub as the one provided still felt slippery in the bathtub - personal preferences), including pots, pans, lots of dishes, beach towels etc. The condo was really as advertised: SUPERB location (gorgeous nightly sunsets, whales breaching, dolfins swimming, water crashing below), close to groc...

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Reviewed by Don

Date 12/02/2018

Aloha, We recently stayed at the Keauhou Surf and Raquet on the Big island in condo 1-203 for 2.5 weeks in November. This was our second stay in this condo and once again enjoyed the place very much. The lanai is large and the view is beautiful. We spent many days just staying ‘in’and relaxing on the lanai. This unit is very spacious, the kitchen is well stocked, and the beds very comfortable. We have stayed in many condos on different Hawaiian islands over the years and this unit has proven to be the most comfortable and homey. Thor, the owner is very accommodating and returns your ca...

Reviewed by Jon

Date 11/15/2018

First, the location is absolutely fabulous. Sunsets, sunsets, sunsets. True to form, you can sit on the lanai (or in the living room I suppose) and watch the sunset. The view is untouchable. The condo itself is close to Kona, but not in the hustle and bustle of Kona. Lots of stuff to do within a 20 minute drive. The condo itself is nice. Every closet was a treasure hunt of stuff, even our second to last day. Well equiped kitchen. The interior is showing its age, but it was not a problem, just a note, like the dings in my rental car. Bottom line, if you want a well equiped condo,...

Reviewed by Gary/Cathy

Date 09/26/2018

This is the second time we have rented this condo. We attended a family wedding and this condo was cleaner (and much cheaper per night) than the house that was rented up the hill in terms of cleanliness. The best thing about this condo was being on the ocean and being able to wake-up to the gorgeous view and sounds! Nothing beats seeing dolphins while drinking our morning coffee.

Reviewed by Kenneth

Date 09/17/2018

I lived in Kona for 3 years so it was fun to come back after several years and be right on the ocean and see a Kona sunset every night and watch dolphins play every morning over breakfast on our lanai. The facilities were wonderful - clean, very nice and everything we needed to enjoy our stay. If we have a chance to return This will be my first choice to look up for our stay.

Reviewed by Cheryl

Date 04/26/2018

I have stayed in many many VRBO"s -Homeaway"s and vacation rentals. This unit and property manager & owner are one of the BEST! Right on the ocean - clean- supplied with EVERYTHING you could need! Manager and Owner quick responses! Worked with us when we had a late flight out. Not having air condition is NO problem - the ocean breeze and ceiling fans took care of that. It was like a small community and everyone so friendly. The grounds are beautiful and quiet. We are definitely staying right in this condo the next time we are in Kona!

Reviewed by Laura

Date 04/19/2018

Our condo was the perfect home away from home. The stunning view and comfortable accommodations made it a dream. The kitchen was well equipped with excellent pots, pans, knives, and whatever else you could possibly need. The little touches such as pool and beach gear, extra sunscreen, condiments, toiletries, books, and games were such a treasure to discover. We were in want for nothing during our stay. Our biggest challenge was getting used to the sound of the waves as we slept (oh what a hardship!). It was not brand-new and shiny, but it was well-taken care of and welcoming. The was...

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Reviewed by James

Date 12/14/2017

Great location, great resort. We’ve stayed at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club a couple of times now, and have already booked again for next year. Unit 1-203 was very clean, beds were very comfortable, and the place was quite well equipped, but the unit desperately need some TLC. Paint peeling in various places, and anything that could rust, was rusty, from window frames to inside of kettle and dishwasher, to closet door frames and soap caddy in the shower. We’re looking forward to returning to the resort in 2018, but we would avoid this particular unit until it is properly refurb...

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Reviewed by Katie

Date 08/16/2017

We absolutely loved our stay in Keauhou! The view from the livingroom and bedroom were stunning. Hearing the ocean lulling us to sleep every night was so calming and peaceful. The condo is well furnished and had everything we needed, including all kinds of beach toys. Thor was incredible with his communication and was super helpful! We would gladly stay again and would highly recommend to couples, families or friends.

Reviewed by Melinda

Date 08/06/2017

We just returned from a week in condo 1203. We loved the condo and would rent it again. The condo was clean, well appointed and comfortable. The view is amazing and the location was ideal for us. The condo is south of the noise and activity of downtown Kona, but a close drive for sightseeing and shopping. It's also close to snorkeling, coffee farms, and a farmers market. The local manager was available to answer questions. We would highly recommend this condo.

Reviewed by Lani

Date 07/02/2017

This condo is great and we would totally stay here again. It is clean, well equipped, and the location couldn't be better. The view from the lanai is amazing and you can enjoy cross-breezes by opening the doors and the windows. We really appreciated having a washer-dryer, too. The complex is well maintained with a beautiful pool, and there is a grocery store, shops and restaurants nearby (3 min drive).

Reviewed by Ellie

Date 05/31/2017

This condo couldn't have had a nicer setting. You can listen to the waves all night long, and never tire of the sound. One day we saw dolphins swim past. It is very conveniently located near the barbecues and not far from the pool area or the beach. We really loved our stay here. Nicely decorated inside, with just about everything you needed in the kitchen. (BBQ tools would have been nice, but not a big deal at all.) Thank you for a great stay.

Reviewed by Marsha

Date 05/15/2017

We loved this condo. It's near the pool and BBQ area, great location in the condo units. The views are amazing, and the kitchen was greatly equipped. The lanai is large and comfy and fit our family of 4 perfectly. There were even spices and some condiments that previous folks had left. And the beach right next door was a great beach to hang out at, had trees, water, and no people! We snorkeled there and saw all the usual .... pretty fish, turtles, etc. Across the road is a shopping center that has all you need, too. It is a very convenient location and I loved that it was just a short...

Reviewed by Vonya

Date 05/04/2017

We have stayed in this condo multiple times and are never disappointed. Thor is always very considerate and adds greatly to our vacation time in Hawaii. Thank you!

Reviewed by Shelley

Date 12/09/2016

This was our second stay in this complex. The first time we booked a unit in with a courtyard view and this time we choose an ocean view. We totally are sold on the ocean view. This unit, in particular, is well maintained and the onsite caretaker is quite responsive. The unit is quite well equiped and the beds are comfortable. We would recommend this unit to anyone considering staying here.

Reviewed by cory

Date 11/21/2016

love this place. everything you need all ready there. million dollar view and waterfront. this is the place to stay in kona. wish I was till there.

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Reviewed by Cathryn

Date 07/27/2016

The condo was clean and comfortable in spite of the high temps and humidity and lack of air con. The trade winds kept us very comfortable day and night. The beds were very sleepable, kitchen was well equipped and the unit was well stocked with useful things. The grounds were very well kept and we found the environment to be peaceful and quiet day and night with the exception of some construction going on in the unit we had common walls with- Our condo owner was most generous in adjusting our rent to compensate for that situation. I would highly recommend the Keauhou Kona S & R Club to ...

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Reviewed by Jodi

Date 07/05/2016

Great Place. I've stayed there before and it's always wonderful. I only wish it was still open for President's week this next year (2017).

Reviewed by John B

Date 06/16/2016

We booked a stay at this resort location thur RCI & Wyndam timeshare. We ended up in building 9, in the back lot. So, I Googled Kona surf resort rentals and found we were able to book online, a last minute rental for 9 days (THANK YOU -). We had to pay out of pocket, but were able to get in. (And I would do it again). It was an Ocean front pleasure! This unit is in Building 1 second level, 30'-40' feet from the ocean breaking on the volcanic shore line. Unit is a 2-Bdrm bright and air. This unit is a very nice, and clean, appeared in newer condition. Looking form kitchen it felt like y...

Reviewed by Michael

Date 04/29/2016

Great location, a stone's throw from the ocean, and 10-15 min walk to the beach or shopping. Unit Manager was very responsive to any inquiries we had while at the unit and the condo is stocked with everything you need for the week (coffee maker, kitchen/laundry supplies etc), as well as some nice bonuses like coolers, board games & beach gear. The patio is huge and the space inside was plenty for our family of 4. There is a great breeze off the ocean at all times, and lots of fans so you won't miss not having air conditioning (and I usually always have the AC cranked). The onl...

Reviewed by Sarah

Date 04/04/2016

This condo was great! The view is awesome, the furnishings are nice, and the kitchen is well equipped. We stayed with our 3 kids and it was great to have the badminton courts so close and the lawn area for them to play on. They spent plenty of time in the pool too.

Reviewed by Joyce, Jen and Jess Selan

Date 12/19/2015

We loved our stay in Kona. Right on the ocean with huge waves splashing for a couple days. The condo was lovely and Ken took good care of us and brought over a new blender. We did notice the refrigerator ran almost constantly. It worked just fine and made ice cubes but did not "rest" at all. Thank you for all the beach chairs, towels and extras left for us to use. We did enjoy and will definitely be back. The Kona Christmas night parade was enjoyable too.

Reviewed by Leilani

Date 12/09/2015

Spent one month and so much enjoyed the ocean front view. The unit was comfortable and spacious. Plenty of dishes and cookware, a nice variety of spices too. Used the beach chairs and beach towels. Boogieboards, snorkel gear and beach mats are provided. Pool is very nice but rules are not unforced regarding loud music and flotation devices. Landscaping is beautiful, barbeques work well. The reservation and check in system was a breeze.


Reviewed by Tom

Date 07/21/2015

This is about my 4th or 5th stay. Great location. Very tidy grounds. Nice accommodations. The CD player, the shower handle, and a few light switches did not work which I have already passed on to Thor. I expect that I may return. I am curious as to something that is none of my business. Why was the beautiful granite countertop replaced? It made the kitchen and condo have a very elegant feel. Just curious. I assume it got damaged somehow.

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Reviewed by LudmilaN1

Date 09/08/2014

We stayed in the appartment 5 days with my husband (honeymoon). The appartment is big, fully equipped, with large windows, great terrace, nice furniture. The location is good, great view of the ocean. We enjoyed the stay very much. The only reason why I didn't give the best rate are the bathrooms, which are not bad, but not in perfect condition. However in general I can recommend this appartment!

Reviewed by EMochizuki

Date 08/02/2014

The view from a lanai was what I expected. Interior was more sophisticated than I expected. Finishing of a floor is sand stone or sand stone-like tile. Dining set has glass top. TV is LCD TV. Amenity goods were more helpful than I exptected. There were spices in the kitchen , dressings in a refrigerator, shaving foam in the shelf behind a mirror, and many towels.

Reviewed by Rob19522014

Date 06/29/2014

This property was clean, well appointed and had everything you could want for a great vacation. Would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Joetoe

Date 06/13/2014

Great location not far from town. Could not ask for a better condo. Your place had everything we needed. Like a home of our own on the island. Hope we can do it again someday.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/26/2014

What a wonderful home away from home we found at condo 1-203. From the moment we entered the beautifully manicured gardens of the complex, to the relaxing moments by the pool and the soothing sounds of the blue Pacific ocean waves splashing on the shore, to the comforts and roominess of our condo we were continually impressed by the amenities of this facility. The location of this complex was perfect for us...only 15 minutes to downtown Kailua/Kona, 30 minutes to the airport and short walks to the adjacent ocean side trail and amazing snorkeling beach just an easy 10 minute stroll away....

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/05/2014

We stayed in 1-203 for a week in beautiful Kailua-Kona. The location is ideal - directly on the ocean with an awesome view for whale watching and nightly sunsets as well as within walking distance to a grocery store and few restaurants at the Keauhou Shopping Center. It's also in reasonable driving distance to the bulk of Kona's shopping/dining district (about 10 minute drive north). I also recommend Kona Joe Coffee for an epic view and the best coffee on the island, about 15 minutes south. I don't mind the drive to anywhere on the Big Island though, it's beautiful every single direction. A...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/27/2014

Watch whales from large balcony. Super comfortable King bed, with 2 singles in 2nd bedroom. Quiet location within resort. Walking distance to Kahalu'u beach for fantastic snorkeling. Easy access to BBQ pavilion and tennis courts. Easy morning run/walks from parking lot along waterfront edge of adjacent golf course. Will be back. Reasonably priced.

Reviewed by Mary

Date 02/22/2014

The condo was pleasant, clean and provided a pleasant place to escape the winter. It is close to a small snorkeling bay (we walked) and to the small shopping mall with restaurants and grocery store. There is no air conditioning and there was no need for one however we wondered if in the summers it might be warm at night. The condo furnishing were nice. Overall if we were to return to Kona, we would stay here. The condo complex has tennis courts, pools and barbque areas.

Reviewed by Jack

Date 02/05/2014

We have stayed at the KKS&R; Club three times and this is the best condo unit yet. Second floor (so your view is not obstructed by lava boulders or landscaping) and ocean front (so you can watch the sunset or look for whales from the lanai). It is well furnished and decorated and has lots of beach equipment in the closet. The unit has a modern flat screen TV and wi-fi. I could connect my laptop via Hdmi cable to the TV and watch Netflix or listen to Pandora. When we needed local maintenance assistance Ken was responsive and very friendly. The KKS&R; Club is a well maintained complex...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/31/2013

We are a family of 5 and stayed at the condo for 5 days. We were pleasantly surprised by the extras in the room including snorkeling gear, tennis racquets, games, etc. I loved waking up to the sight and sound of the waves breaking on the nearby rocks. The balcony was large and we frequently spend time at the table outside. The location was great and allowed us to explore the island. At the nearby snorkeling spot (5 mins) we saw many turtles. Great spot. Room was two bed with a fold out lounge. Would stay again

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/12/2013

We have stayed here 6 times. Always wonderful. The sound of the surf as you sleep is astounding. The accomodations are all one could desire. The kitchen is fully supplied. The washer and dryer means you don't need 50 lbs. of outfits. Take two and wash the dirty one. Since you are a main lander, no one knows you are wearing that outfit a second time.

Reviewed by starlight45

Date 11/13/2013

My sister and I stayed in this condo. It was clean and had a perfect ocean view from the lanai where you could hear the surf. Although there was no ac, the fans kept it very cool. It was very well equipped with coffeemaker and microwave and pots,pans,dishes , dishwasher, utensils and plenty of soap etc. It was difficult to read the digital display of the oven temperature and the directions for key code entry were not specific enough on arrival so we had to call for help from a neighbor.The phone number for the contact person had changed and was listed inside the condo so we could not call a...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/31/2013

We have stayed at this condo three times now. It is well equipped, with everything you need in the kitchen to feel right at home. The condo is peaceful and it is great to sleep so close to the sound of the ocean. The unit itself is clean, though there are a couple areas that could use a bit of maintenance (baseboards) but this is just cosmetic. It's easy to feel like this is a home away from home.

Reviewed by Doug

Date 10/10/2013

Great location and floorplan with an ocean view for a reasonable value that's hard to beat. Have stayed at this comfortable condo on several occasions in the past few years and would then have rated it at 5 stars for the overall package and value. Overall maintenance condition of the unit is on the decline to the extent that it diminishes the overall experience. After a little refurbishment work to ensure that everything is again functional this unit can easily get its 5 stars back...

Reviewed by 76wimp

Date 09/26/2013

My husband and I stayed in condo 1-203 last week. We absolutley loved this place. I liked the location of the condo in relation to everything. It wasn't right in the middle of it, but was a short drive to it all. The condo was fully stocked with everything we needed and provided things that we hadn't thought of. We used the washer and dryer a couple times, so it was nice that there was detergent provided. Thanks for a lovely stay! A welcome place to land every day after exploring the island :) Some of the extras that came in handy was the cooler which we used pretty much daily. The...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/04/2013

This condo is absolutly gourgous. The location is perfect for the sunset in the afternoon. I couldnt think of anything the condo didnt have. Everything we needed was supplied. Yes the washer and dryer was a little rusty however considering it is right on the edge of the sea and the salt water it was more than acceptable. I loved this location, Thor was more than helpful and the neighbours were also a pleasure. Every person that arrived to the condos were screaming on arrival on how beautiful the loaction is. The veranda was large and a great dining spot, why go out for dinner when you have ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/20/2013

This condo is conveniently located near shopping center,snorkel beach and highway. We have stayed in this complex several times but this unit met our needs the best. The owner was very caring and helped make our stay uncomplicated and easy. The condo is nicely furnished which includes beach chairs and towels. We plan to stay here again in the near future.

Reviewed by Mark and Corinne

Date 03/26/2013

One never knows quite what to expect away from "home". This condo met everything within our comfort zone. It was clean and well kept. We appreciated the open floor plan yet private bedrooms/bathrooms for each couple. Our bed was more than comfortable. The kitchen had plenty of room for everyone to fix for themselves. It was well equipped yet not cluttered with lots of counter space. The windows brought in natural light with the outdoors. We were amazed by our view. The ocean was out our door. We watched whales, waves, and kayaks, every morning and sunsets in the evening from our p...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/24/2012

This was our seconde time at the complex and first time with this unit. It is a fabulous place to stay. The kitchen is fully equipped and granite counters a dream. The position of the condo makes you feel like you're floating over the ocean and it was wonderful to fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves. Centrally located, and quiet, we will definately be back. Great place to stay in Kona! Susan and Chuck

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/08/2012

The condo is extremely well located with all the shopping needs in close proximity. The Kitchen was extremely well equipped,everything needed was there. We loved every minute we were there.

Reviewed by Candice

Date 10/29/2012

My husband and our two children recently stayed at this condo and it was wonderful. The condo is very well appointed with everything you could need for a day at the beach as well as what you need to cook a full meal. The view is spectacular and was definitely my favorite part of this condo. We slept with the lanai doors open and were lulled by the rythmic sound of crashing waves. Everything was clean and well cared for. I will definitely be staying again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/20/2012

This condo has a fantastic location just above the surf with a large lanai. We ate all our meals out there. We were worried about the lack of a\c, but the condo cooled off very quickly with the sliding glass doors open. The condo also included boogie boards, beach chairs, a couple of ice chests and other recreational items. Nothing about the condo looks fancy, except maybe the granite counters in the kitchen, but everything was clean and in good working order. The bed was not very comfortable, nor was the furniture, but it was adequate

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/29/2012

This unit has a superb location, the view of the sunsets over the ocean is terrific and the sound of the waves rolling against the rocky shore line makes a great background noise when going to sleep. The unit is very well equipped, even beach and snorkel gear is provided, the kitchen will suit even serious cooks. Well maintained. One issue was that the screen door system needed replacement. We have been advised by the owner that this was replaced the day after we left. Would love to stay here again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/06/2012

If you want to be by the ocean, you can't get any closer than this second story condo with great views. We spent a lot of time on the large lanai watching the surf break right below us. It is a great spot to watch sunsets. At night we slept with the door open so the ocean could waves could lull us to sleep. There is no beach right there, but they are beautiful ones close by. The condo's kitchen is well appointed and stocked. This pace is perfect for couples or a family with two small children. The grounds are beautiful. The pool is pretty big and there are nice tennis courts if you ...

Reviewed by Dianne

Date 02/19/2012

From each of our first steps into the condo, we were overwhelmed with the condo and most certainly, the view! We used the lanai bedroom and it was so good to just walk out every morning. Whether having a cup of coffee or lunch/dinner, my favorite was enjoying an evening glass of wine with the waves playing against the lava rocks. The condo was superbly stocked with soaps, cleaning supplies, etc. The beach, snorkel, and sports equipment was truly used. Having the cleaning crew in after the first week was perfect and the girls were very nice and busy, busy, busy. One day it was quite bluster...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/08/2012

Unit 1-203 is beautifully decorated in island style, and the most well-equipped vacation rental I've stayed in. No need for the Swiss army knife here! This is all about crashing waves & glorious sunsets. If you're a germ-a-phobe like me you'll want to give the light switches a little disinfect. Housekeeping missed them before I arrived. A small disappointment in the larger scheme. Terrific place!

Reviewed by Phillip

Date 12/22/2011

This is a lovely unit, with the entire rear of the condo (both the master bedroom and living room) overlooking the sea. The location of the complex is quite convenient, with shopping, including a big KTa grocery store, just a minute up the road (turn right out the complex and find the shopping center soon on the left). Very peaceful. Lovely green birds hang out around the grounds, which are themselves an archeological site. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Barb K-W

Date 11/27/2011

Thor, you have quite the place here! As a guest we wanted for nothing, as you had thought of everything in advance. The condo was spotless upon our arrival, and your directions/insturctions were easy to follow. The Lani was great. We had every breakfast there, and watched almost all the sunsets from it as well. We enjoyed just spending days at the beaches (the condo had a supply of umbrellas, beach chairs snorkel gear, coolers and ice packs), or visiting some of the sights the Island has to offer. The spinner dolphins swimming past every morning, and then back every afternoon was great. ...

Reviewed by Vicki

Date 11/10/2011

My husband and I fell asleep to the ocean waves every night.The condo was very spacious and was well equipped.My husband did organized the utensil drawer,it was a disaster.That took only a few minutes.We have stayed in privately owned condos from Kahana,Kihei,Kapaa and Princeville.One thing we have never had in any of those is mice.It was a real surprise to us because it appeared to be so clean and it was.I think there might have been a nest behind the washer and dryer.Bruce, Thors contact came right over and put out traps.We got two but they were with us the full week.I'm a girl so I was a...

Reviewed by !

Date 09/26/2011

Thoroughly enjoyed our 12 night stay. Unit 1-203 location is very near to the shore with the constant sound of the surf on the rocks. Huge lanai is the place to be especially for the sunset hour. Unit is open and well ventilated by ceiling fans (lack of a.C. was absolutely no problem). We're already looking forward to our next stay in this condo...

Reviewed by David F

Date 09/01/2011

Very spacious condo. Very well equiped. The breeze that blew through was beautiful.

Reviewed by Tom

Date 06/15/2011

We loved our condo. It was beautifully maintained and outfitted with every possible thing. Even more important, the condo had fabulous views. Nothing can compare to sitting on the balcony or sleeping in the bed with the waves crashing on the nearby shoreline. The skyline as absolutely quiet--no planes or loud noises whatsoever. The condo did not have air-conditioning but it had fans everywhere. During our visit, we did not need the ac at all and we like things cool I would recommend using a condo rather than a townhouse. The views were better and the condos are better maintained.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/19/2011

This condo was great, right on the ocean, can't get much closer. Amenities galore, cooler, chairs, unbrella, boogie boards, board games, books, movies, etc. Beach nearby is fair, pillows could use some updating, a bit hard. We can't wait to go back.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/05/2011

Great vacation rental. Clean, very comfortable, and equipped with everything you will need. We had a great time!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/26/2011

This is the first time we traveled to Big Island, and my wife and I love this island and love this rental place! We stayed many rental places before, but this is the one! As I mentioned in the title, the location is very nice; it's close to the shopping center. This condo is very clean, and everything equipped. We are amazed by gorgeous ocean view! We watched every morning and night, never get tired of this view. We will definitely stay again!!! Highly recommended! Thank you so much!

Reviewed by The Williams

Date 03/24/2011

This was a beautiful condo. Everything one could want has been provided with extras to boot. Ocean view and the sound of the surf was fabulous. Overhead fans provided adequate cooling. Only one fault: the floor really needed a good scrubbing; it was clean in the middle but very dirty around the edges and outside the traffic zones. I have sent Thor a postcard regarding that issue. I have tile floors and use a Hoover Floor Mate Hard Floor cleaner. It has rotary brushes to clean and also vacuums dry. Works like a charm. I recommend getting one of those at Costco for this place! Ot...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/01/2011

The condo was wonderful, it looks great in the website photos and better in person. Everything you need for cooking or going to the beach was readily available and the unit is well maintained. Snorkeling is close by and we saw whales from the lanai everyday. The shopping center/grocery is just down the street and many good restaurants nearby. If you like what you see in the photo you won't be disappointed. Although the description indicates six people might stay here, I would suggest only four.

Reviewed by Tennis Bum

Date 02/06/2011

Great location, Could use a second TV. Loved the granite counter top in the kitchen. As we shared this condo with another couple, It would of been nice to have a queen bed in the second bedroom. We do understand the twin beds though. We will be back. Thanks again.

Reviewed by Lourdes

Date 01/13/2011

We did the "Big island circle" arriving in to Kona, drove to Waimea and spend first night in Hilo, then to the condo in Keauhou, we arrived at night and felt welcomed. There was already some windows open and a small light, and the ocean breeze was very relaxing. We had breakfast and dinner watching the ocean and wonderful sunsets almost every day. During the day we opted to go either south for snorkeling 9vaptian Cook area nt to miss !!) or coffee @ the Kona Plantations or historical places (don't miss the place of refuge or the painted church) (about 30 min away);or We stayed around (magi...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/30/2010

My boyfriend and I enjoyed staying at this condo very much! The pictures give an accurate account of the condo and we appreciated that it wasn't too flowery or cheezy in its decor. The unit was clean when we arrived and the cleaners came once as well while we were there. We spent a number of our evenings having dinner on the lanai and listening to the waves crash on the lave rocks below. We both really enjoyed falling asleep at night to the sound of the waves. We didn't use the second bedroom at all but it was well laid out with two twin beds so it would be perfect for a family of four...

Reviewed by Ryan

Date 11/02/2010

The condo was incredible! The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare great meals for our family. We enjoyed being able to see and hear the ocean from our bed!

Reviewed by Tony C

Date 10/10/2010

As soon as we threw the doors open to this place, the view took our breath away. The pictures don't do it justice. You wake up in the morning and look out to the water and watch dolphins doing backflips. Pretty phenomenal. On the good side, I would sa: 1. View. Already mentioned that. Had to mention it again. 2. Close to town and beaches (less than 20 minutes from most things) 3. Amenities were awesome: from the grills available (which we used to make steaks) to the stuff in the kitchen to all of the beach gear...this place had everything. Even a cooler which became a lifesaver ...

Reviewed by LoveParadise!

Date 09/13/2010

My husband and I stayed at this wonderful condo for 4 nights during our first anniversary trip. It was well-appointed with everything we needed for our stay, and we loved the oceanfront view! Great location at the south end of alii Drive. We were quite impressed with the value of this condo--great price for everything that it had. No a/C, and we were concerned about this at first, but there were plenty of ceiling fans with a good breeze, so we didn't really miss the a/C. We will definitely consider staying here again!

Reviewed by Mike E.

Date 08/14/2010

Great place considering location (Tropical Island), secure, roomy, clean, well equipped kitchen. Smooth check in and check out. Trouble / bother free! This was the first time we've done ocean front though. Good view from lanai, but was very hard to sleep at night if you are in the living room next to lanai due to the sound of crashing waves. With that said, if you are sensitive to noise I would think twice. There is some room for improvement too. Nothing major, yet some worn out furniture out on the lanai (arm chairs) and rusted telescopic pole of a soap/shampoo holder in the shaver next t...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/27/2010

This condo had an amazing ocean view and was extremely clean. We thoroughly enjoyed staying here and would most definitely stay here again when we come back. Everything was perfect and even the lanai chairs were extremely comfortable.

Reviewed by Jane

Date 05/26/2010

We had a great ten day stay at this condo. It was on the oceanfront with lots of privacy and no road noise from alii Drive. The unit was quite large and really well equipped. We used the boogie boards, beach umbrella and beach chairs regularly. The kitchen was extremely well equipped. The unit was very clean upon arrival. I really liked being on the second floor - it made for a better view.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/13/2010

had great weather, the lanai is a beautiful spot to watch the ocean and the sea life like the dolphins going by. area is close to beach for snorkeling and turtles, easy ocean drive into kona good trip

Reviewed by Paul_in_Rochester

Date 05/09/2010

My wife & I have stayed in other condos in Hawaii, but none made us feel like home as much as this unit did. It seems like it was built to be a home – not a rental unit - and the owners of this unit have made sure that a lot of little things (e.g. laundry soap, kitchen spices) are in place to make your stay more comfortable. As far as the unit itself, it is very spacious, wonderfully decorated, and well maintained. It is right on the ocean with a huge wall of glass across the whole back facing the ocean. Behind the wall of glass is a very large lanai (porch). Half of that back wall is t...

Reviewed by Kim

Date 04/28/2010

Great location,nice floor plan with main bed next to lanai,BUT floor was dirty in places,the glassware was dulled by hard water, the kitchen cabinets need replacing,the main bath was outdated,stained,cramped,the bed was uncomfortably hard(we bought egg-crate pads) and the towel rack out on the lanai was filthy. Also, the TV was not in a good location for viewing. Most of these things could be easily dealt with I might add that the pool was nice in that it is bigger than average and allows for lap swimming. The BBQ area was convenient and equipment worked fine. We would consid...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/15/2010

We received clear, accurate, punctual and professional confirmation on renting the unit from the owner. We needed to make some adjustments to our plans and he was more than gracious with us for the changes. Upon arriving after 3 planes and 30+ hours of traveling we were delighted to find a picture perfect condo. Everything was exactly like the website stated and more. The resort is clean, quiet and very private. We absolutely plan to return to Hawaii and we will plan our days of stay around this units availability! Thank you for providing in your unit every imaginable gadget one c...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/16/2010

FANTASTIC VIEW !! Condo has great layout and was quite comfortable. Upon arrival, we were quite disappointed with the overall cleanliness of the unit. Given we are asked to pay a cleaning fee up front, I expected to arrive to a shiny clean condo. Not the case - we had to do a bit of cleaning ourselves before we put our stuff away for our stay. Other than that, the condo could use a facelift. It's a great location and assumed to be well used. A fresh paint job along with the replacement of some rusty items would make a huge difference! Overall, we enjoyed our stay there.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/24/2010

Everything was as described in the ad, right on the ocean. It is a ways from Kona but we found that was fine as there really isn't much to do in Kona anyway, just a lot of souvenir shops. There is a mall close by for any groceries or other things you may need. We didn't find the lack of A/C an issue as the breeze at night cooled things off. Very nice condo, the only thing we didn't like was the laminate flooring in the bathrooms seemed dingy. Not sure why they wouldn't have just extended the tile into the bathrooms, but that was a minor issue.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/13/2010

This was the best condo we've ever stayed in. We've been vacationing in Kona off and on for 30yrs. All communication,directions and discriptions were exact. I really appreciate the lawn chairs,mats,towels all the equipment and coolers. The beds were comfortable. The bathrooms well supplied and there were enough spices in the kitchen to cook in, if you wanted to. We did grill, once right, across the parking lot. The view could not be beaten, fantastic! The location was super. The kitchen cupboards and drawers could use a little attention. That's very minor compared to the plus of this condo...

Reviewed by Just the 4 of us

Date 12/18/2009

What an incrediable vacation. The condo was SO beautiful, we hardly felt the need to leave it and explore the island. To have the sound of the ocean put you to sleep at night, and the breathtaking views in the morning was more than we had hoped for. We were very thankful to be on the second floor too, as it both allowed for an unabstructed view of the ocean, and also the piece of mind that the waves would stay where they belong! The condo was set with every appliance, spice, and toy we needed. The pool was warm and clean, the grounds were beautiful, and we were only minutes away from gr...

Reviewed by JA and SM

Date 11/24/2009

This condo met and exceeded our expectations. It's bigger than it looks from the pictures online. Everything you could wish for is in the kitchen (except I couldn't find a kettle to make tea I used the microwave). Waking up to natural light, going to bed with the sound of the ocean so close- it was all great. The condo is clean, and very well equipped. No air conditioning, so it might be hot in the summer(?) but we found the breeze and the ceiling fans kept us very comfortable at night. The property is well maintained, and directions for check in and check out were ve...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/19/2009

The pictures do not convey how exotic this condo is. Only feet from the ocean, walking distance from tennis, pool, and secure parking. This condo is on the second floor which gives a beautiful view and privacy. No need to close the window blinds ever! Everything is provided, even tennis rackets and beach equipment. The condo management was excellent in giving assistance and move-in instructions. Only thing we can think of that could have been better is my wife would have liked a "softer" king size bed.

Reviewed by Aloha!

Date 10/22/2009

Our family of four arrived after a 24 hour transit to the comfort of the condo. If is so well decked out with everything that you instantly feel relaxed and at home in your surrounds. The location right on the beach is great and close enough to all you might need/want to do. The local trolley is fun and quick if you want to leave the car for the day. Hawaii is an unreal island offering so many different things to do, the snorkelling at the beach next door is good and the dolphins that cruise pass the lani each day is a bonus. We loved everything about our stay at Condo 1-203, we only hated ...

Reviewed by WRT

Date 10/15/2009

If you love to hear the sound of the waves crashing against the shore this place is for you. The condo has a nice sized kitchen as well as living area, plenty of room for a family, and very nice for just two people. The condo complex was very quiet during our stay and the ocean is just a "stones throw" from the unit. The condo is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need, and is very close to the BBQ area. The only thing that was some concern to us was the firmness of the bed in the master bedroom, but overall we loved the condo.

Reviewed by Anna & Mark

Date 10/14/2009

We just got back from a great vacation in Hawaii. We stayed at Aloha condos' Kona Surf & Racquet Club, unit 1-203. It is a beautiful 2/2 unit with unmatched views and great amenities. The kitchen is large and very nice, utencils are plenty and the stackable washer and dryer is a larger size and works great. The CA King bed is very comfortable and the unit offers books, games, coolers, beach chairs, and snorkel gear for renters. Very nice! We were a bit unlucky that the weather was very hot and there was very little wind. This made the unit quite warm even at night with all fans on high ...

Reviewed by Jane Daniels

Date 09/27/2009

We had a wonderful stay here. The condo is perfect. The location is just right. A short drive to town 5 minutes. Trolly is availabe also if you don't want to drive. The grocery store is about a 2 minute drive up the hill. Easy to walk too if not carrying too much back! The condo grounds are beautiful. Very clean and well cared for. The tennis courts are fine, and the pool has just had improvements made. Both are very nice. The grilling area is nice and clean. Several tables to sit at in the covered area. The ocean side is awesome. The surf crashes against the lava rock, and litt...

Reviewed by Renato

Date 08/08/2009

It was a very difficult choice to get a condo that satisfied all our requests of being close to the main attractions in the area of Kailua Kona, yet quiet and near the oceanfront with a view. The hotels charge just too much and after looking many condos this one looked the best one. All started with the owner allowing us to rent onlz for 4 nights when it should be 5 nights minimum and the instructions given afterwards were always clear and perfect. When we got there, everything exceeded our expectations: the spaciousness, the lanai, the ocean views, the sound of the waves crashing... it was...

Reviewed by dlvappraiser

Date 06/30/2009

From the smooth communication with the owner in the very beginning of our honeymoon accomodation search, to the easy check out, at this great location (close to many amenities), our experience with this condominium was beyond our expectations. Great ocean front views from many rooms, a fully appointed kitchen and recreation closet complete with many beach use type accessories, an outside BBQ area steps away from the unit -- these were just a few of the many features we enjoyed on our 10 day stay. Additionally, Keauhou was a great launching off point to many sights on the Big Island, along...

Reviewed by AZ Soccer Family

Date 06/26/2009

The condo, itself, is absolutely gorgeous! It's spacious and has every amenity we could have hoped for in our "home away from home". The view is incredible, and watching the waves crash on the lava rocks was very mesmerizing. It's only 5 minutes from a grocery store, a drug store, and many restaurants to satisfy just about anyone's palate. The only thing that we were not prepared for was the humidity/heat! We are from S.E. Arizona, and an 80 degree day is very pleasant! In Kona, 80 degrees with 80% humidity and absolutely no breeze was nothing short of oppressive! On that note, while the ...

Reviewed by elenion

Date 06/17/2009

Loved this condo. It was comfortable, clean and quiet. The sound of the ocean lulled us to sleep every night. Had plenty of the essentials, including beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, and a blender. The huge lanai with comfy lounge chairs made it very easy to nap the afternoon away. During our second week, the weather turned a bit muggy, so air conditioning would have been nice, but we found an extra fan in the condo that helped a lot. The location is very convenient, right next to a shopping center, and a 5 minute walk from great snorkeling. Overall, highly recommended. Can't wait to...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/05/2009

Amazing place to stay@Big Island!! clean,tidy,cozy and most of all This place has great ocean view! I think I was lucky caz I found this place! I'll come back when I go to Big Island^^ One thing,better have car if u want to stay here the location of this place is about 10min(maybe less) to go to main town,,

Reviewed by Anita Travel

Date 05/26/2009

We were traveling with another couple and the condo was perfect with private areas for both couples. The unit was roomy and had all the amenities as advertised. The complex was quiet and peaceful and the ocean waves lulled us to sleep each night. I would recommend it for adults or families with older kids. The rocky beach was a bit of a hike and the pool was small and on the interior of the complex with no view, but our ocean view from the unit was fantastic!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/27/2009

Was summer of 07. Not sure why you are calling this stay recent??

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/23/2009

We really enjoyed our experience on the island of Hawaii. The condo was everything we had hoped it would be and more. It was 2 bedrooms with an ocean view. It was right next to a golf course that we played and enjoyed. All communication with the owner went well and he was very upfront about exterior maintenance that was going to be happening during our stay. He even gave us a discount due to the minor disruption. Facilities were clean and very well kept. My wife and I will remember this as a great experience and if on the island of Hawaii again would stay there in a heartbeat.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/18/2009

The place was clean with modern amenities. The view was breath taking. I can't wait to go back again. I'll not stay anywhere else after being at other condos on the island that were very disappointing this one was more then we expected. Paul

Reviewed by m_tokyo

Date 04/16/2009

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Reviewed by Jennifer

Date 04/16/2009

We had an absolutely wonderful time at your condo. It was gorgeous, comfortable and the sights and sounds of the ocean were absolutely fantastic. This was a perfect home away from home!

Reviewed by Anneliesa

Date 04/09/2009

This was the most comfortable, well-equipped, perfectly located, spacious vacation condo we've ever had the pleasure of renting. The owner was awesome, accomodating us at the last minute without a hitch. Loved the place the moment we walked in and saw the full ocean view straight out the lanai. The kitchen was fantastic and had everything we needed and then some; the bed was great and the linens were super soft. There was a small library of excellent travel guides and a fairly large selection of cd's and dvd's. (The music was great - we didn't watch any of the movies) There is also plen...

Reviewed by Lisa

Date 04/04/2009

We stayed here for a week in Nov. Very spacious and clean. Good location, spectacular views! Would stay here again and have no problems recommending it.

Reviewed by Larry and Andrea

Date 04/04/2009

We had a great time and the view was wonderful. Would stay there again! Larry and Andrea Tupper

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/03/2009

We stayed here in the winter. The day we arrived, the Islands had a huge storm. The unit downstairs was completed flooded. There were alot of workers, etc. there and the owners were very upset (understandably). We heard ALOT of their trauma from our unit. It made me feel fortunate that we had rented an upstairs unit, as I'm not sure what would have happened if we were anywhere downstairs. As for the unit itself, it was very clean, well equipped, and we loved the view. The ocean was so close and so loud that we actually closed the doors at times! We loved the birds and the black rock/ocean v...

Reviewed by Julie

Date 03/05/2020

The condo was well stocked with everything we needed for a one week stay. The sunsets were AMAZING!! Every night we sat outside and had cocktails while this was happening right in front of us, on the lanai - the ocean as the backdrop! Super comfortable furnishings, and the bed was comfy as well! Kitchen was well stocked with all the tools & utensils we needed as well. There are coolers, beach chairs, beach towels, and other stuff available to enjoy your time at the beach too! The only thing that I found a bit irritating is that at 11:30ish every night we were woken to the sound ...

Reviewed by Marjorie

Date 02/22/2020

We really enjoyed our stay. We loved being ocean front and listening to the waves. The condo was very well equipped. I would add a light blanket for cool nights on the lanai. The remodeled kitchen and master bath shower were great.

Reviewed by Joseph

Date 01/25/2020

Condo was on the water. Very nice and comfortable. A bit too warm especially during night due to no air conditioning. The grounds were beautiful with lots to do. Wish the coastal walkway was longer and at least made a route where you did not come to a dead end. Overall, very nice.

Reviewed by Stan

Date 12/15/2019

We have stayed at the Surf and Racquet Club numerous times in numerous units. This ground floor unit was nice, well equipped but looked like it was being upgraded and was 3/4 done. The kitchen was really nicely done but the dishwasher door was troublesome as it didn't always close without some effort. The bedrooms were very spacious and well equipped with fans but they could really use air conditioning. Bathrooms were good but the tub and shower's could have been a little cleaner as they had a considerable amount of buildup on the tile. The patio had a great table and lounge chairs but the...

Reviewed by Richard

Date 12/04/2019

My overall rating for the condo is a 4.5. The condo is about 5-6 miles south of central Kona. This was our third time on the Big Island and I/we only stay in condos. My wife and I traveled with our three children, ages 13, 10 and 8, so we only stay in condos, because they make us feel more like a home. The condo was on the ground floor, was very spacious and had a killer ocean view. The view from the lanai at sunset is priceless! The condo had a full kitchen and washer and dryer, (which are must haves), when we travel. The condo was clean and met most of our expectations, with the exception...

Reviewed by Ronald

Date 11/07/2019

Wow. The view is absolutely unbelievable. The condo has all the amenities & anything you could think of is provided.


Reviewed by James

Date 09/29/2019

I have stayed in several units there at the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club over the years. This lovely, cared for, impeccably matinee and beautifully updated is by far one of the best. Everything you need is there. Owners really pride in there home. The sounds and the views of the ocean right at your doorstep are so refreshing and calming. The moment you walk in until the time you’ll be regretting that you have to leave, every minute is astounding. Location, location, location. Quality, quality, quality. Will definitely try to rent again. If it’s available........GRAB IT! Guaranteed, you w...

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Reviewed by Anne

Date 08/13/2019

Great condo! Nice and quiet. Open the sliding doors and there's the ocean. The condo was nice and clean and had several additional amenities that were useful including beach chairs, fins, umbrella. Was nice having some spices and condiments also. We couldn't find the beach towels however they were delivered right away. Would recommend this place for some relaxation. If you want to take a little stroll, there's a beach (not sand) where the turtles eat and play and also great tidepools at low tide.

Reviewed by Mike

Date 07/16/2019

Great view from the lanai and location near town.

Reviewed by Richmond

Date 07/05/2019

We really enjoyed waking up to the sound of the waves and seeing the beautiful ocean. The kitchen had everything we needed and the house even had a few beach items like chairs and umbrellas. We would have loved air conditioning. It was unbearable at night with the heat. Maybe even stand up fans would have helped. Kids loved the pool and the huge mango tree in the complex...yummm

Reviewed by Mitzi

Date 05/24/2019

Our stay at the aloha condos was lovely The condo was clean and neat The bed was very comfortable and every morning I woke up to a beautiful view of the ocean It was a little hard living without air-conditioning but once we got used to the temperature it was fine. The kitchen was clean and efficient everything worked well Outside of our room was a lovely short walking area overlooking the ocean I would prefer a nice sandy beach however we enjoyed ourselves very much

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Reviewed by Jennifer

Date 05/02/2019

The view from this condo is truly priceless - there was nothing better than waking up to the sound of the waves and the ocean out your door. We watched dolphins from our lanai and enjoyed the sunsets every night. The location of the resort is great - close to everything in Kona and many great snorkeling spots. As far as the condo goes, the beds were extremely comfortable which is always so important when traveling. There were however issues at this condo - possibly due to its age. The electrical outlet in the bathroom did not work when we arrived and it took a few days for it to be fix...

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Reviewed by Taeko

Date 04/18/2019

We had been able to enjoy staying at the condo by good location, amazing view from the lanai, and the remodeled new kitchen and the other!

Reviewed by Jane

Date 04/16/2019

The unit is nicely set-up for families, with a fairly well-stocked kitchen (including dishwashing detergent, plenty of tea towels etc) and basic laundry facilities. We used all of the beds (including the sofa bed) and found them to be satisfactory. We should have been prepared (but weren't!) for how hot the place gets in the afternoon - as the unit faces west, the setting sun beats straight into the unit and tends to warm the whole place up considerably. There are shade screens inside the unit which do a decent job, so long as you're ok with hanging about indoors for the late afternoon. We...

Reviewed by Thomas

Date 03/28/2019

We enjoyed our stay at the condo very much. Well stocked and great location to the ocean. Tennis courts were new and enjoyed playing in the evening before the obligatory sun downer. Kitchen is newer and only had a problem with the dishwasher that was scheduled for repair. Would stay again..

Reviewed by Jonathan

Date 03/23/2019

Great spot with everything, waterfront, pool and tennis courts.

Reviewed by MJ

Date 03/20/2019

Went to Kona with family. As usual we try to find an oceanfront condo at an affordable price. Just happened upon one with all of our requirements. So happy with our choice and will definitely stay again. Very quiet condo/townhouse resort with immaculate grounds. The tennis courts and pool are very well maintained. And it seems to have a real community feel. Now for the best part, the Kona sunsets! And most of all nothing beats pounding waves to put you to sleep. I’ll be back! Mahalo

Reviewed by Johna

Date 03/11/2019

What a wonderful quiet safe complex! Great condo, very large, great view! Very close to an excellent snorkeling beach! Perfect sunset spot!

Reviewed by Tuck and Lisa

Date 02/04/2019

The condo is fantastic. We ate all our meals out on the lanai with the gorgeous view of the ocean and beautiful waves on the rocks. Plus having a grill area and being so close to the shopping center. The beach area was also nice in that there were very few guests using it at any one time. Would also like to highly recommend a trip to Kula Kai Caverns on the road to Hilo. Call ahead to reserve a tour of the lava tubes. Great vacation! Thanks for your hospitality.

Reviewed by Mary Ann & Jim

Date 01/26/2019

We loved our two week stay at this condo! The location was fabulous! Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is a beautiful place - the pool area has been recently updated and the landscaping is immaculate. The condo itself has wonderful views and we were able to watch Humpback Whales right from our Lanai. The gorgeous sunsets every evening were an event in themselves. This Condo's kitchen has been recently renovated and looks good. Comfortable place to stay.

Reviewed by Barry

Date 01/11/2019

We all loved the place, and wished we could stay longer. Unless one needs to be walking distance to restaurants and a swimming beach, this is the place to stay. Great beachfront walks, spectacular crashing waves, quiet, clean, nice remodel, wonderful pool and tennis courts, excellent weather of course. What is not to love?

Reviewed by Melissa

Date 01/07/2019

Condo was perfect! Kitchen was recently updated and very user friendly. No air conditioning (not needed in my opinion) ceiling fans worked along with having the sliders open and the screens closed. Fresh air and ocean waves rocked us all to sleep. Washer and dryer easy to access when needed. We will stay again.

Reviewed by James

Date 12/29/2018

The unit was great!! Spacious for 4 to 6 people with all the amenities. It is right on the beach front and sat out every morning to watch the whales and dolphins go by. I would definitely rent again. Thanks.

Reviewed by Scott

Date 08/28/2018

Just want to thank Todd and Aki for offering a fantastic condo, with lots of extras to use for day trips like coolers, chairs, boogie boards, umbrellas etc. We made good use of it all! The condo is right on the ocean which I love hearing the waves at night, beds are comfortable, sheets were new and really nice. Showers had good pressure and everything was nice and clean. I recommend this rental because the people you deal with are very accommodating and do their most to make your stay as comfortable as possible, they responded to all my emails promptly and just seemed to want to make ...

Reviewed by Marianne

Date 08/12/2018

We enjoyed our stay here- the Keauhou is very well located and has a gorgeous ocean front location, with a large ground level lanai looking over the ocean. The unit itself is dated. But the rental price reflects this, and so it offers good value. There are rust stains, chipped tiles, and salt air damage. But how could there not be salt damage this close to the ocean? We traveled in July and it was very hot. The trade winds were not blowing and the unit, without air conditioning, was hot. It is an easy walk to the snorkeling beach- and an easy walk to a large shopping center. We recommend th...

Reviewed by Dawn

Date 08/11/2018

My family stayed with Aloha Condos July 30 - August 5, 2018. Though our condo unit (2-102) was a little older than what my sisters/their families stayed at, we made the most of it. We did have an ocean view, so was great in that respect! Since the unit had no A/C, just ceiling fans, we slept with the screen doors opened at night. (These screens didn't lock, so that is something I hope can be remedied soon, fortunately, we didn't run into any issues.) We enjoyed walking in the mornings to a nearby beach or to the Keauhou Shopping Mall for leisure. We were able to use beach equipment (towel...

Reviewed by Laurie

Date 08/01/2018

I stayed here with my two adult daughters and we had a wonderful time. The condo was clean and comfortable and I loved listening to the waves as I fell asleep each night. The only irritating thing that had nothing to do with the condo was that one of the upstairs occupants poured sunflower seeds off their deck and onto the lawn for the birds every morning and the birds made a mess with them on the lanai. We swept it up every day though and I’m sure that doesn’t happen all the time. It was just a bit messy!

Reviewed by Leslie

Date 07/27/2018

We have stayed at KKSR many times though not in this unit. We like the lovely property grounds, quiet Keauhou location, shopping and Kailua-kona close by. Best of all you can walk to Kahalauu beach park for snorkeling. Prior reviews of this unit seem pretty accurate. The unit is first floor oceanfront and the view amazing. The price was great for our longer stay in July 2018. Check-in instructions easy to follow. It was clean with plenty of beach gear, towels, etc. The 'but' is that furniture, rugs, and overall condition of the unit are pretty tired and need replacement. It's not going...

Reviewed by Shilo

Date 05/18/2018

What a spectacular place to stay! Surf and Racquet Club is so conveniently located. The view from the Lanai is breathtaking to watch sunsets and dolphins swim by. The condo is very comfortable with great energy. Close to a lot activities. Loved our Stay!!! Mahalo

Reviewed by Anne Chen

Date 03/28/2018

The location was very convenient and the view was stunning both in the morning and in the evening. Although there were no air conditioners, the fans were sufficient. The layout was nice and there was enough room for the 4 of us with the kids having their own beds. The kitchen was sufficient and was stocked. There were a few issues we had with the rental. 1. Communication wasn't great and it took some time to answer inquiries. 2. There was no hairdryer 3. A lot of things were rusted (i.e., sliding door rails on the closet, fans in bathroom), sticky (i.e., dressers, hangers,) or dirt...

Reviewed by Joyce & Larry

Date 02/19/2018

We miss the old Keauhou Beach Hotel but am glad we found the Surf & Racquet Club right next door. It's an established, quiet neighborhood, and you can't get much closer to the crashing waves. These condo units are very well laid out, perfect for 2 couples/friends traveling together, as the bedrooms are on opposite sides with a door that can be closed in between so each is private. Love the open feel and lanai dining. Beds are comfortable and furniture is nice. We like having a full kitchen and laundry facilities. Some things may need to be checked out: the screen doors are "sticky", liv...

Reviewed by sachiko

Date 01/31/2018

My family had a good time so much in this room. So clean, comfortable, beautiful sunset & nice view. Shopping center, beach, Kona town are very convenient in neighborhood. Perfect!!!

Reviewed by Linda

Date 01/17/2018

This condo has a fantastic location. In a slightly older smaller complex, it is on the ground floor for easy access, faces the sunset, and set up with everything to make your stay feel like home. Beach towels and chairs, washer and dryer, and enough furniture for lots of seating. We were there in the winter so the ceiling fans were enough to keep it cool during the day. since the year round temperates don't vary that much this may be fine in the summer too. The support staff were very responsive. We could walk to the grocery store too. Good central local for the whole island. I high...

Reviewed by Kenneth

Date 12/21/2017

We had a very relaxing 3 night stay at the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club and were very impressed with the complex which had beautiful gardens and extremely well maintained. The unit was located on the ground floor and was right on the ocean which was perfect and so nice to fall asleep listening to the crashing waves. Although the condo was old school, it was clean and comfortable The beach equipment that was supplied to use was great and we snorkelled everyday. Although not right in town it is in a nice neighbourhood and a fantastic snorkelling location was in walking distance from th...

Reviewed by Adriana

Date 12/08/2017

Wonderfully located in front of the ocean with gorgeous sunsets. The property is very comfortable, well equipped and clean. Close to the best snorkeling area in Hawaii, where the turtles hang out, and not too far from the charming Kona.

Reviewed by Raelene

Date 09/29/2017

We had a brilliant time in Kona. This condo had absolutely everything our family of 4 required and it was so spacious and clean. The view was amazing and the amenities around the comp,ex were also fabulous. I would not hesitate to recommend this condo to other families and we would definitely stay there again. Maholo.

Reviewed by LY

Date 09/05/2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this condo! It was SUPER clean and comfortable! We stay in the Keauhou area frequently because we like the location -- midway between a lot of places we like to visit. The condo was particularly clean, well-kept, and well-appointed. We are used to sleeping on 100% cotton sheets, so the cotton-poly blend ones didn't feel comfortable to us. No problem, we slept on the cotton beach towels!

Reviewed by Heather

Date 07/16/2017

Perfect for there stay ...everything they needed was is the condo Enjoyed the beautiful sunsets and ocean views Would rent again Smooth transaction

Reviewed by John S Boyer

Date 07/02/2017

This condo was so well furnished it made us feel right at home. Swim fins and surfing equipment were there, kitchen was well supplied, furniture comfortable, and the location was excellent. We enjoyed watching the activity on the ocean and at Keauhou, which could be seen in the distance. All in all, we would go back in a flash!

Reviewed by ANTHONY

Date 06/21/2017


Reviewed by Lynette

Date 06/03/2017

Everything was perfect, only problem was the heat and no air conditioner. But other than that it was great. Thank you

Reviewed by Melodie

Date 05/14/2017

I LOVED the location. The view of the sea was awesome! I was disappointed in state of the condo. I felt it needs some up dating. The furniture was uncomfortable for lazing around and watching TV. The towels were thin and rough. We had a great time but wished the condo was a little nicer.

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Reviewed by John and Margaret

Date 05/04/2017

The condo is spacious and clean. The location was excellent, and is located within a well maintained, gated condo complex. The location is convenient to shopping and restaurants. We would definitely re-book a return stay.

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Reviewed by James

Date 05/02/2017

It was perfect for my girlfriend and I. We had a wonderful time there. It was great, waking up every morning listening to the surf just outside the door. I would love to stay there again.

Reviewed by Per

Date 02/07/2017

Excellent furnishing, beatiful location, so close to the ocean with sunsets every day from the lanai. Very good chopping center close by. Want to come back!

Reviewed by Michael

Date 01/25/2017

We had a wonderful stay at this condo. The check in and checkout was very easy. The house was clean. It was already equipped with essential things like pool towels and a couple of rackets. One could use the pool and tennis court in the club, although we did not, because there was not enough time cause there was so much to do on the island. It is convenient close to downtown Kona. We would stay there again.

Reviewed by Michael

Date 01/13/2017

excellent location, beautiful view and well appointed for our needs, nice patio, good kitchen . Apartment is a "little tired" with couch needing a new covering. One of the lawn chairs was broken and one of the burners on the stove didn't work. Sliding screens and doors need some work as sticky and don't close or slide easily. Appreciated the good fridge and clothes washer and dryer.

Reviewed by Barb T.

Date 12/29/2016

My family & I enjoyed our stay in condo 2-102. The unit is ocean front with a comfortable lanai & shared grass area & a beautiful sunset view each evening. It is conveniently close to downtown Kona, but far enough away from the hustle & bustle. Great shopping center right up the street made buying food, drug store items & dining very easy. Snorkeling & beach gear available in the condo was very helpful as well as beach towels. The pool was good, not the most kid friendly with all of the rules, but good for a dip. We enjoyed the lit tennis courts & it was nice...

Reviewed by Steve

Date 12/23/2016

Never been to Hawaii but really lucked out finding this condo. It has a great location. It is not only located right next to the ocean, but it's also easy to get to and you can find almost everything you need within walking distance. The condo has two bedrooms and two bathrooms which was perfect for two couples. Clean, well kept, very secure! If I go back to the big island I'm going to check the availability this unit before looking any further. Thanks for making our stay so enjoyable!

Reviewed by Debbie

Date 12/10/2016

We have stayed at the Surf and Raquet Club many times but never in an oceanfront unit. Now we highly recommend it and won't go back to one further away from the water. Being able to listen to the ocean all night was wonderful! The owners have put some love into the unit recently, including a new flat screen (big!) while we were there. They still have some work to do in the kitchen, especially with the stovetop (not all burners work so hunt for the ones that do). We appreciated all of the beach chairs, boogie boards, and other gear. Thank you! The only downside to the whole visit was the...

Great Location but needs some Updates

Reviewed by Mitsuyo

Date 09/26/2016

The location is great that it's little bit away from the busy area of Kona, but it's only 10 mins drive. The place is also close to one of the well-know snorkeling spot and some stores and restaurants. But there were several things we didn't like... First NOBODY informed us that the swimming pool is under the construction. We're really planning to use the swimming pool especially I'm pregnant and I feel more comfortable swimming there rather than the ocean. And we happened to find the note on the wall that the water will be shut down for a half day on our 3rd day stay there... These inf...

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Surf & Racuet Club 2-102

Reviewed by John

Date 09/09/2016

We stayed at this location once before so we know the beauty of the grounds and all the amenities. Our stay at Condo 2-102 was relaxing with great views of the ocean as we mainland spent most of our time on the lanai. The condo was neat and clean, needs a bit of updating and a fresh coat of paint. The dishwasher, washer and dryer was much appreciated bonus. All in all, our stay was comfortable and enjoyable. We will surely stay there again.

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Date 08/26/2016


Reviewed by Scott

Date 07/24/2016

My wife and I enjoyed our stay. The condo is in a fantastic location: the lanai opens out to a beautiful oceanfront view, it's within walking distance to a great snorkeling beach and the Keauhou Shopping it's far enough from Kailua to miss the traffic, but close enough to easily access town when you want. Aside from the location, the condo itself is roomy, clean, the beds are comfortable, and there is all the bedding, towels, kitchen utensils, and beach stuff you could need (beach chairs, snorkeling stuff, boogie boards, mats, etc.). The Surf & Racquet grounds themselve...

Reviewed by Denise A

Date 05/06/2016

Aloha as mentioned above the sunsets were breathtaking. We, 5 adults and 1 5 month old.really enjoyed. Our nephew , his wife and daughter are visiting from LA.. Being islanders and living on this island we have always stayed in hotels, usually for 2 nights at a time for a get away. My nephew mentioned condo. I found you and was taken by the reviews describing the sunsets and tropical breeze. Upon arriving the condo was in excellent clean condition . My niece was sad as there was no hot water in kitchen, she had baby bottles to wash. The following day my husband checked under kitchen sink ...

Reviewed by Jim & Lynn

Date 04/26/2016

This is a full 2 bedroom 2 bath condo with complete kitchen, linens, TV and beautiful oceanfront location. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Condo is only about 1/4 mile from Kahalu'u Beach, where St Peter's Catholic Church is, a great place for even beginners to snorkel. Lots of fish, and easy in, easy out, you walk right in & begin enjoying them. It's close to the Sheraton (Rays on the Bay) Hotel as well. Price was good, we will return when back in the Big Island.

Incredible location!

Reviewed by Wallace Tharp

Date 04/19/2016

Wonderfully laid out floor plan on two bedroom, two bath condo that my husband and I spent a week in. Lanai looks over maybe 20 feet of lawn and views waves crashing into black rocks. Master bedroom and living area both have glass sliding doors to the lanai. Parking space is close, wonderful snorkeling a few miles south and easy access to town. We hope to stay there again.

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Reviewed by Mei-Ying

Date 03/18/2016

We really enjoyed our stay (3/3/2016-3/13/2016) at unit (2-102). The condo location was wonderful, a short walk to a great snorkel beach and a nice shopping center. The complex property was well maintained and landscape was beautiful. I loved the outdoor swimming pool. The unit did not have any street noise and the view was incredible, we loved watching the sunset every evening. Amenities were very complete, additional beach supplies were a nice touch. The furnishings and fixtures were adequate, but it felt old and tired (everything is original). The local contact (Ken) was very respo...

Reviewed by Carla

Date 01/02/2016

Lovely two weeks spent on the Big Island in November. The condo location was wonderful. An easy walk to shopping and a great snorkel beach. Loved being on the ground level with the ocean waves just a few yards away. We enjoyed the spaciousness of the property. Comfortable beds. And coolers, beach towels, boogie boards etc.... all provided. The furnishings and fixtures are a bit tired but adequate. Grounds are beautiful. We took advantage of the tennis courts for daily exercise. Thanks so much!! We would definitely rent again.


Reviewed by Michael

Date 10/31/2015

First of all, when we arrived and opened the kitchen cabinet, there were hundreds of ants coming from an open bag of sugar. They trailed over the microwave and all over the kitchen window. My husband immediately emptied the cabinet and removed the sugar. We called the caretaker and she came over and waned the shelves don with a disinfectant, however she did not spray as the cn she had in her car was empty. She no longer left and the ants were back so rather than call her we decided to go to the store no purchase a can ourselves. The next day, the outside gardener was talking to us and my hu...

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Reviewed by terry h

Date 04/29/2015

We enjoyed your Kona condo.. We know you gave us a great rate. We have stayed at the Surf and Racquet Club several times, we found this location safe, quiet and relaxing. The condo was very clean. We noticed the nice updates you've made. My wife suggests the kitchen next. She had trouble with the two front burners on the stove. She would also like to suggest that the knives be sharpened and maybe let the renters know there isn't a hairdryer. Perhaps a small bar of soap for those who would prefer that instead of the wall unit. Also , there is only a code to get in the gate, no card. It has...

Reviewed by tlwalsh

Date 10/09/2014

We stayed in 2-102 for 2 weeks in Sept/Oct. Although this wasn't our first choice unit, we were pleasantly surprised. (The condo we had booked in bldg 1 had a pipe burst 2 weeks before our arrival, and we had to scramble at the last minute to find another unit! This one was available). You can't beat the oceanfront view. We loved having breakfast on the lanai and watching the spinner dolphins go by, and the sunsets every night. Just a quick 1 min drive to Kahalu'u Beach where we snorkelled most mornings and always saw turtles and lots of fish. Shopping with grocery store, drug store, sever...

Reviewed by Y X

Date 06/17/2014

Although slightly dated, the condo comes with all essential furnishing together with snorkeling gears. It is centrally located. The owners and the local manager are very helpful and responsive.

Reviewed by Rocco D

Date 05/29/2014

The complex itself was nice. The location is okay. Close to a shopping center with a grocery store and several restaurants. A snorkeling beach within walking distance. A small beach for swimming just a few miles away. The water is inaccessible for swimming from this location, but that is not uncommon in Kona. The unit itself was not pleasant and I would not book it again. It looks like there had been no maintenance or upgrading done since the unit was originally built. The levered windows on the front window of the unit did not work properly. Only one set would actually open, the ot...

Reviewed by Bob from Duluth

Date 04/24/2014

This is the third or fourth time we have stayed at a oceanfront Keauhou Surf & Racquet Club Condo. This was the first time on a ground floor. And it was ideal for our 7 & 11 yr. old granddaughters and their parents who joined us for just over a week. Their favorite activity was in snorkeling at the Kahalu'u Beach. But they also swam daily in the Resort pool as well. They loved seeing the different birds and finding gekos. They also earned state and National Park badges and didn't stint on the great sightseeing on the Big Island. My wife was a little disappointed in the condition o...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/07/2014

I loved being able to look out and be so close to the ocean. Saw whales almost every day and the sunsets are not to be missed! This is a very comfortable condo, spacious and very nicely equipped. Check-in & check-out was a breeze.

Reviewed by amc

Date 01/08/2014

I spent two weeks in this condo with my family. The photos of the condo on the alohoa Condos site form an accurate representation of the space. The condo, especially the kitchen, is a bit dated but it was comfortable and contained everything we needed to enjoy our stay. There were a couple items which could be improved. The lighting in the kitchen was terribly dark. Only one of the three light bulbs was functioning and there were no additional bulbs in the condo.An easy fix. A cleaner came halfway through our stay which was great however she didn't wash the sheets for the pull out couch...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/03/2013

I rented 2-102 from Todd for the Lavaman triathlon. The unit is nice with a great ocean view patio. The condo is fully equipped including wifi. Half a mile from a great snorkeling beach, 5 miles from Kona pier and just down the hill from a grocery store, drug store and some restaurants. I biked into Kona most mornings for coffee, Alii drive is mostly flat and has a wide bike lane all the way to town.The grounds are gorgeous, I didn't try the pool or tennis courts, but I found some racquets and balls in the closet. This was a good value for the dollar. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Trish

Date 08/30/2013

the location of the condo was amazing providing a view of the sunset so spectacular it was worth the trip to the island. The condo was well equipped including things like shampoo, body wash, laundry soap, etc. saving us some money. That was much appreciated.

Reviewed by pftraveller

Date 03/27/2013

We stayed in unit 2-102 at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club for 5 days in March. The condo was in an excellent location and had an absolutely amazing view which we enjoyed with our fresh Kona coffee every morning and throughout the day. The condo is a bit tired but it was clean and had everything we needed - most condiments, beach towels, snorkel gear, and tennis racquets as well as Dvds for the kids which were put to good use in the evening. Communication with Todd was excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed staying here and would stay here again if we ever come back to Kona.

Reviewed by Joanne & Steve

Date 03/04/2013

We had the pleasure of watching a pod of spinner dolphins right out front of this condo. The sunsets were magnificent and everything about the condo was wonderful. Very spacious and great location, highly recommended.

Reviewed by Anne C.

Date 10/08/2012

We spent a week in this condo in late September and had a great time. The arrangements were easy to make and all our questions were answered. We sipped our morning coffee on the lanai while watching outrigger canoes, fishing boats and dolphins pass by. The furniture is comfortable inside and out, and extras include beach and snorkeling gear, Big Island visitor material, a well-stocked kitchen and plenty of linens. The complex is landscaped and well maintained, with a pool, tennis courts and a barbeque/picnic area, and is close to a good snorkeling beach. We enjoyed the small town of Ke...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/21/2012

We had a very relaxing visit. The location of the condo is great due to its closeness to the ocean. The unit was comfortable. It is very dated. One of the burners on the electric range did not heat.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/04/2012

We had a fabulous time in your beautiful, spacious waterfront condo in Kona. Excellent location walking distance to one major snorkeling beach and a short drive to the other two exceptional snorkeling beaches where we saw zillions of colorful fish, turtles, and dolphins. We will definitely stay again on our next trip to Kona!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/27/2012

We stayed in 2-102 from May 16-23, 2012 and had a great time. The layout of the unit was very nice and clean. Dishes, towels and even flipper, snorkels, etc were at the unit for our use. Nothing better than each morning sitting on the lanai and eating breakfast while overlooking the ocean. We like the unit and ground level of this unit and would definately stay again.

Absolutely Perfect Spot

Reviewed by JudyK

Date 02/19/2012

We enjoyed our 11 nights at 2-102. The location is perfect. We saw more whales from the lanai than on the whale watch excursion. Btw, they would come by our area looking for whales. We had everything that we needed for our time there. As previously stated, the condo could use some upgrades especially in the kitchen area. If we lived closer to Hawaii, this would be where we returned yearly.

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Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/09/2012

Thanks to Todd and Bic for opening their condo to our family. It was exactly as we expected and suited us to a T! The condo was right on the water with all the accessories that a family of four required. The furnishings were as in the advert and the family enjoyed it all. The beds were soft and cozy and the breeze from the ocean cooled us in the evening. It is very quiet on this location and we were able to enjoy the evenings on the Lanai enjoying the sunset. In the morning the canoes and kayaks go by and we occasionally saw whales breaching. Fabulous! Occasionally people would walk by enjo...

Reviewed by Bob

Date 01/30/2012

The Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet was easy to find from the airport as well as the individual condo 2-102. Access to both the complex and the condo was a simple matter of following the owner's check-in instructions. 2-102 was light, airy and plenty big enough to accomodate four adults. It was well furnished, including beach supplies like boogie boards, beach towels and even sun screen (we didn't realize this at first and added a new boogie board to the collection. We enjoyed the ground floor unit as it didn't require us to haul things upstairs and the unit could be accessed from either ...

Reviewed by Susan

Date 01/03/2012

This condo was spacious, clean, well-equipped, looked right out over the ocean, and was the right price for our family. The Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club is right in the middle of the Kona coast, making it central to beautiful beaches and great snorkeling. Some of the best snorkeling, though, was right off of the rocks of the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club!

Reviewed by Newton

Date 12/09/2011

The location is terrific, and our dealings with the owners and local manager have been very positive. The carpeting has been thoroughly cleaned since last tear. The kitchen needs some upgrading. The dishwasher racks are rusting. The glassware and the dishware are a mixture of several patterns - in several cases there aren't 4 of a kind. The vaccum cleaner needs replacing. These items should be looked at, butwould not come us from returning.

Reviewed by L&L

Date 10/27/2011

This has been one of the best vacations rentals I've ever stayed in (and I've stayed in over a dozen). We especially loved the convenient location to the shopping mall, our own private beach (100 yards away), and some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii just minutes away. We loved being on the ground floor and sitting out on the grass or walking out onto the path or sitting out on the picnic table to watch the sunsets. This condo was well equipped (the snorkel/beach gear is a plus), and nicely decorated. We played tennis nearly every morning on the newly resurfaced courts. This location is mu...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/11/2011

great location, close to everything, shopping, snorkeling, beautifull sunsets from lanai. Very convenient lanai furniture, condo is nicely decorated. Easy mail contact with very kind owners.

Reviewed by Michael M

Date 06/11/2011

We recently stayed at Keauhou Surf and Racquet and very much enjoyed our stay. The unit has a priceless view of the ocean and we already miss the sounds of the crashing waves. Also the unit is very well stocked with everything you will need on your vacation and you will just need to bring a suitcase and the rest will be waiting for you. The Keauhou Surf and Racquet is a very well maintained and beautiful resort with a great pool for kids and tennis court. We would definitely recommend this unit for anyone looking for a great place to stay on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Reviewed by Doug

Date 04/06/2011

Wonderful location with superb view of the ocean. Weather was excellent. Unit was thoughtfully supplied with usual amenities plus extras such as snorkels, masks, beach towels. Unit was clean and in decent repair. Wireless internet was available without charge, but it was slow. An older TV, but who would watch TV in paradise? Would like to visit again.

Reviewed by LUNASTELLA

Date 02/03/2011

The condo was lovely with great access to the ocean just beyond a grassy lawn & lava rocks...Welcome goodies given us on our entry were very local and sweet gesture! Photos on Vrbo do justice to the is kept in good condition, very spacious and lovely. Nice to have kitchen with pass through window and view to the ocean. In-unit laundry, and BBQ in common area--both were used! My only recommendation to owners is to provide a few basic cooking ingredients--like oil, vinegar, and a few spices and condiments--and then it would be perfect!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/06/2011

All the creature comforts you could possibly imagine - all with the Kona coast as your companion. We took things with us completely unecessarily - beach towels, snorkels etc. - because it was all there, thought of, taken care of. W/D which means you can pack less...dishwasher, which means you have to fuss less about keeping the place clean. It was absolutely fabulous!

Reviewed by Bev Isman

Date 12/04/2010

I believe this is the second or third time we've stayed in this unit. This time a friend stayed in the second bedroom and had a great time. We love to listen to the crashing surf, watch the sunsets during happy hour, watch the birds, and eat breakfast on the lanai. The only complaint is when vacationers in the 2 units above us are noisy, which they were this time.

Reviewed by M Ference

Date 10/19/2010

This is such a great condo to stay in. It is situated on alii drive down near Keahou, really close to a shopping area. The waves are literally crashing just a few yards from your back door. It was wonderful. There is a great snorkling beach (complete with sea turtles) just a few minutes walk down alii Drive, and the condo has snorkling gear for your use. Magic Sands Beach is also just down the street. The condo has a great open floor plan, you will love it!!

Reviewed by So Cal Family

Date 07/28/2010

The condo was great in terms of the views and the amenities provided. Our only complaints were that the garbage disposal wasn't working and the the screen doors in the two bedrooms weren't able to be locked. In the master bedroom, the screen door lock had been messed with and had been re-installed inproperly. In the other bedroom, the screen on the window doesn't even cover the window, thus we couldn't use the screens at night.

Reviewed by Murrieta CA

Date 06/17/2010

This condo was incredible. It's right on the ocean and close to town. We saw spinner dolphins nearly every day while we had our breakfast on the lanai. Even though we didn't need the second bedroom, how could you resist for this price? The condo had all of the standard amenities you would expect - like microwave, blender, VCR/DVD player, iron with ironing board, ceiling fans in nearly every room including the bathrooms, barbecue tools, pots, pans, etc. What really made it feel like home were the little things you would not expect in a condo like this - immersion blender, rice cooker, w...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/17/2010

My stay at this resort was fabulous! I would highly recommend this condo to anyone looking for a great place to relax while enjoying some amazing sunsets and listening to the ocean waves crash against the lava rock from the comfort of the Lanai. In a great location this condo offers easy accessibilty to Queen K and/or ali'i Dr. to travel around the island if you so choose. An easy walk to a local shopping center that offers groceries, a movie theater, pharmacies and more. This is a condo to consider when traveling to the Big Island.

Reviewed by Mike

Date 06/07/2010

There were several problems with the unit. The electrical outlets in both bathrooms did not work, when pluging in night lites or other appliances. Tried to use the electrical outlet in the small bedroom behind the dressor and it sparked when the cord was plugged in, so did not use. The screens on the windows and doors would not close properly, letting in mosquitos that gave my wife numerous bites.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/02/2010

This condo was very comfortable, thirty feet from the ocean with a beautiful view. The owners were extremely nice about early and late check-out. People are not always so accommodating. We would definitely rent it again. It's hard to find a first floor unit with such a great location. Surrounding neighbors were nice, too.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/17/2010

Although the location of the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club is very convenient, the unit we stayed in (2-102) left much to be desired. The beds were comfortable and clean, as was the living room furniture. The bathrooms and especially the kitchen, were very outdated, run down and dirty. Dirty in terms of being so old and run down that no amount of cleaning or fresh paint would spiff them up. This became very onerous during a two week stay in March 2010. The patio furniture was also sub-standard; not even as nice as the chaise lounges at the community pool. It was not pleasant at all to pay t...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/10/2010

We had the added pleasure of viewing whales passing in front of our condo and one night or early am (it was still dark) we were awakened by a series of slapping sounds and obvious whales blowing air/water as they passed very close to shore. It was cool!

Reviewed by Linda and Family

Date 12/16/2009

The crashing surf on the lava rocks just outside our slider door was amazing to watch. Great sunset or morning coffee place to sit. The condo was very comfortable and accomodating. Decor is great, my daughter about flipped when she saw it. The condo is only about 20 min. away from Kealakakuea Bay. We rented kayaks and swam with dolphins. We definately want to go back. Aloha

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/07/2009

This was our second stay, and we've reserved time for 2010. The condo and grounds are well maintained, and found nothing to be unhappy about.

Reviewed by ldewilde

Date 11/05/2009

We had a great time staying here. This unit has a wonderful view of the ocean and you can sit on the lanai and watch the sunset. The condo had everything we needed for our stay to include boogie boards, beach towels and flashlights for the night hike at the Volcano! The swimming pool has been completely redone and is absolutely gorgeous and warm, which I loved since I am not a cold water lover. We used the BBQ area several times, which was great for all of the people we had. I would totally recommend this unit for anyone wanting to stay on the Big Island at a reasonable cost...

Reviewed by Rachel

Date 10/23/2009

The condo was great. Plenty of room and it came fully equipped. It was very quiet and peacefull with a great ocean view yet only minutes of a drive from the bustling beaches and shopping areas of Kona. Although the condo had no air conditioning, their was a nice breeze when windows and patio doors were open. It was however warm at night when we closed patio doors and retired for the evening.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/17/2009

Booking and dealing with the owners before arrival was easy and friendly. The Condo was neat and tidy and just right for us - 2 people for 2 weeks then 5 for 1 week. The location was awesome gorgeous views lovely and quiet, the trolley bus and shops were close and convenient. The local contact was friendly and efficient, checking in and out was no hassle at all, it was neat to have it cleaned once a week while we were there. There was washing powder, toilet paper, some toiletries and dishwash powder etc provided which was great. A very nice touch was the box of chocolates and little ba...

Reviewed by Offseason Hawaii Travelers

Date 08/07/2009

This condo had a great view of the ocean and was roomy enough for a family of four. The condo was clean but the furniture was very dated and a bit run down. We came to this condo on the off-season so the price was reasonable for the condition of the condo. If we had to pay full in-season price, I would've have expected newer furniture and a few more amenities, such as sugar for the coffee. Also, there are very, very strict rules at the pool (example: No unnecessary loudness) which can be challenging with small children.

Reviewed by Jan

Date 04/16/2009

We stayed for 6 nights from the end of February into March. The condo was well taken care of. The master bedroom is on the oceanside. We sat on the patio and watched spinner dolphins and whales playing in front. There is a great snorkeling beach just around the corner. Overall, it was a great place to stay.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/03/2009

2-102 Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is an excellent place to stay. Not only is the condo full of everything you need or forgot to bring, but it has the best oceanfront/sunsets in the area. The lanai is spacious and well furnished for your sunset cocktail hour or afternoon sunning. The kitchen is stocked with all the necessary appliances for anyone who prefers to cook in rather than eat out. The owners provide all sorts of beach stuff including chairs, boogie boards, snorkel gear, flippers! We will definitely stay here again and recommend to our friends.

Reviewed by Emily

Date 03/03/2020

We loved our condo and watching the sunsets every night. Rocco was very responsive and took great care of us. Thank you! We hope to come back again in the future.

Reviewed by Marilyn

Date 01/14/2020

Who can stay in a place just steps from the ocean and not say it was lovely? The gated community felt safe, was quiet with friendly neighbors. The. Pool was nice and conveniently located. The condo was basic with a great kitchen, new appliances in good working order. We had a king bed which was great. Our friends said they would stay in the twin beds; these are really best used by kids, not adults. The back patio looked out at the ocean. Owner was responsive to messages; much appreciated!

Reviewed by mercedes

Date 12/02/2019

Our family was very happy with our stay at your resort. Beautiful property, ocean views and sunsets. We took advantage of the beach, the swimming pool and the great location to services and restaurants. Our condo was very clean and comfortable. Air downstairs was great, but we could use some upstairs. This would have helped but we still loved the stay and Hawaii. Thank you

Reviewed by Dominic

Date 10/26/2019

Great space with amazing lanai view. Washer and dryer worked perfectly. Location was great nearby restaurants and amenities.

Reviewed by Wilfrid

Date 10/03/2019

Unfortunately, there were several minor problems. Otherwise, location and size were great. Front screen door slams, out of gas Main washroom toilet seat coming loose Main washroom- shower only partly works, some water coming out tap in shower mode Bedroom #2- only 1 set of 3 blinds work All - catches for blinds all rusted. Need plastic Lanai - umbrella broken. Ribs rusted. Needs replacing Lanai- front edge tiles broken. Needs fixing for safety. Stair hallway- light out, needs replacement

Reviewed by Angela

Date 09/15/2019

I brought my momma here for her 70th b-day and it did not disappoint! She was so enamored with the location right on the ocean. We loved our stay here - big beautiful kitchen, two full baths, two lovely bedrooms, etc. The only thing to mention would be if you are a light sleeper or need to sleep in a cool room, the master would not be a room you'd enjoy. My mom is both of those things and she had a hard time with that room. I loved it! The sound of the ocean was everything for me. Thank you to Rocco and the whole team who keeps this place such a joy to stay at.

Reviewed by Bernard

Date 08/23/2019

Ideally located and well maintained, this is the perfect place to anchor yourself during your visit to Hawaii. Sunset are amazing!! Thank you .

Reviewed by R. Michael

Date 06/13/2019

We have stayed at many units at Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club over the past 25 years. And while this may not be the high end option it was terrific. Good location, well kept and appointed, very, very reasonable price. We would definitely stay here again!


Reviewed by Uyen

Date 05/31/2019

The oceanfront view was worth putting up with all minor issues the unit have. The leaking AC (downstairs only) was beyond annoying though. Wish we didn’t have to deal with that. We enjoyed every minute of it while there (seeing the fish swimming from the unit, the sunsets, listening to the waves crashing against the rocks at night and so many more). We would definitely rent from this place again.

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Reviewed by Mike

Date 04/08/2019

Management was excellent and extremely accommodating. The location was outstanding, right on the water with uninterrupted view of the ocean. The only negatives were that the place could use a little TLC. Several light fixtures throughout the the condo either didn't work or needed new bulbs. Nothing that was overly negative. Just a little annoying. So maybe 4.5 out of 5 for the rating. Overall we had a wonderful time and would definitely return again. Mike

Reviewed by Melvin

Date 01/06/2019

Upstairs master bedroom TV not working, but a new one was installed by the end of the second day. Did not like the upstairs toilet. Too little water to flush #2. It clogged the first morning there and I had to use the plunger to clear it. Used the downstairs toilet the rest of our stay. Thirdly, we ran out of toilet paper. The air conditioner was noisy and the water dripped right on the door mat on the outside, soaking the mat and making your feet wet upon entering the room. The sofa bed had crumbs in it. Had to clean it before using. Had some tiny ants in the bathroom and kitchen. ...

Reviewed by Erica

Date 07/15/2018

Our stay at 187 exceeded our expectations. Upon arrival, the AC was already turned on- an unexpected and welcome gesture as it was hot and humid out in July. We were amazed at how close the waves were to the porch- this was where I had my morning coffee every day and I was often visited by a colorful gecko. The kids enjoyed the closetful of boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach chairs and umbrellas. We were a half mile from a convenient shopping center and grocery store, and a half mile from Kahalu’u Beach Park for great snorkeling. The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. When...

Reviewed by Steven

Date 05/17/2018

You can’t complain about the view and location (right across the street from the pool). Beautiful wave action right outside your door. This townhouse has AC, but only downstairs. The bedrooms are upstairs so you have to rely on open window breeze and fans to get any sleep and that is with just a sheet. Had trouble with the dryer, but the owner sent a maintenance person quickly. He cleaned the vent which helped. You still get errors if you run it on high. Run on medium heat and it works great. Apparently it is a long run and has several bends creating a need for more flow. Everything wa...

Reviewed by Donald

Date 05/01/2018

In this day of Airbnb and competitive services let me suggest before you make that booking to consider what you may be missing. The Airbnb idea is simple: the unit owner moves out so you can move in. But what happens if something you expected is missing or an appliance breaks or a smoke alarm low battery starts screeching at 4 AM, how do you get it fixed and quickly? The answer is that you may not get a timely response from the owner and that could make the difference to having a great vacation. 187 is managed by Rocco April of Aloha Condos who make a business of managing vacation rentals. ...

Reviewed by Heidi

Date 04/16/2018

We recently stayed in #187. We were a family of three, two adults and a child. The location was perfect for us. Out of the hustle and bustle of Alii Drive, but close enough and with shopping and dining only a few minutes away. The pool was very nice and right across the street from the home, which was very convenient. The AC was nice in the lower level, but it gets pretty hot upstairs in the bedrooms at night. The best part was the patio with the gorgeous oceanfront drop off. Waves were so loud at night, crashing against the lava rocks, but very cool experience! The kitchen is fairl...

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Reviewed by Kathleen

Date 04/16/2018

I loved being so close to the ocean and location of the area was perfect, I was not that impressed with the condo itself. The photos that I saw seemed to be gorgeous and there were hardly any towels, bedspreads were old, there was a lot of dirt on windowsill above door, fan inkitchen, I used to be in the Travel Industry and I use to do inspections and for me it was a disappointment for the money we spent. It wasn't as big as the photos showed. The front screen door was not working real well, there a lot of things that need attention so I would never stay there again. I felt like it was w...

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Reviewed by Arlene

Date 03/09/2018

My husband and I wanted a get-a-way retreat that would allow me to sit by waves breaking on the Kona lava rocks. I am glad I found this condo. At 5AM, I would take my coffee and chair to the edge of the patio and sit for hours. My husband often joined me. I made our brunch in the well equipped kitchen and we went out to dinner. There are so many restaurants we found online that we did not get to try them all in the week we were there. There is no information about the area or the Raquet club in the condo. Other condos we have stayed on in Kona and on other islands had maps and suggestio...

Reviewed by Fred

Date 03/05/2018

Enjoyed this Unit for the 5th Year in a row. We will most likely do it again next year. Only two small issues we had this trip. The keys are hard to operate in the front door lock. Perhaps the door know needs replacing & the dishwasher latch has been broken for two years and needs fixing.

Reviewed by Isaac

Date 02/14/2018

We came to stay and watch the most amazing sunsets on are porch overlooking the ocean. The pool was right beside are unit, what a great place for are family.

Reviewed by Kristi

Date 02/12/2018

My husband and I and another couple stayed here for a week. It is a 2bd/2bath. While both bedrooms are upstairs, one of the bathrooms is downstairs by the front door. Not ideal in my opinion. The unit was nice overall but there were some deficiencies that can be easily remedied but they weren't. The dishwasher was not working, the light in the stairway was out (making it hard to go downstairs in the middle of the night to use the restroom), the light in the downstairs bath was out, the kitchen faucet was not working properly and last but not least the dryer took forever to dry cloth...

Reviewed by Scott

Date 02/06/2018

Enjoyed our stay at unit 187 of the Kona Surf and Racquet Club. My wife and I were there for two weeks in January of 2018. Sunsets and ocean watching was fantastic. Nearby to shopping and several restaurants. This is our second stay at this complex and we have everyone friendly and helpful. Loved the Poke and fresh fruit - daily. Aloha and mahalo

Reviewed by Donald

Date 12/08/2017

We have vacationed in Kona many times over the last 6 years and always stay at #187 in the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club (KKSRC). It's located at the south end of the coast-hugging portion of Ali'i drive just before it ramps up to the Keauhou Shopping center. The unit is superbly managed by Rocco of Aloha Condos along with Kaleo the local contact. KKSRC itself is a pretty big enclave of hundreds of condos with its own crew of highly effective maintenance and security personnel that keep everything running smoothly. This year we found them spending several days getting all the Christmas...

Reviewed by Emily

Date 11/19/2017

Our fourth stay at this condo and it's wonderful. Had an issue with the key lock box but on our random 30th time trying to open it, it just popped open. Would definitely help to replace it. Clean, quiet, and always great to fall asleep to the waves crashing. Will return! Feels like home.

Reviewed by Bronwyn

Date 11/02/2017

Excellent location, couldn’t get much closer to the sea so if you like the sound of crashing waves all night this place is perfect. Very relaxing and well equipped place. Would stay here again.

Reviewed by Nancy

Date 08/22/2017

The condo was very nice especially the lanai. Every morning we had coffee on the lanai and the evenings with the sunset were amazing. The roar of the ocean was the best part . The condo was clean, had everything we needed in the kitchen , and the bedroom was very comfortable. The cool breeze coming in at night , slept like a baby. Great place!

Reviewed by Katrina

Date 06/20/2017

This was our second stay at the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club, but our first in this unit. This complex is ideal because of its close proximity to shopping/dining/movie theater yet is away from the crowds of downtown Kona. The pool is great after its recent facelift! The beach was not even a 5 minute walk and was great to walk over to. This unit was very clean and very well equipped with all you could need: ice chests, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach towels, etc. It's an end unit, which made it even more quiet and private. The view from the lanai is to die for and every morning was s...

Reviewed by Donald

Date 06/06/2017

We have been regular visitors to Kona since 2011 and have always stayed at our first location: townhome 187 in the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club on Ali'i drive. Why? The townhome itself is an end unit which makes for a few more windows and an expanded view of the ocean surf from the lanai. The unit is always clean and ready for us thanks to Kaleo, the on-island contact, and Rita who manages the cleaning. Grounds maintenance is done low key and thoroughly making for a quiet and clean visit. Shopping and good eating (Thai, Mexican, Japanese, Pizza) is available with a very short drive or...

Reviewed by Dru

Date 08/21/2016

Perfect!!!...Great location to begin your exploration of the Big Island. Loved being so close to the water as we enjoyed our morning cup of coffee. The condo itself was clean, well appointed, a kitchen with everything you might need. Rocco and his associates were attentive to our every need. As I return to the Big Island this will be my home away from home.

Reviewed by Cathi

Date 06/10/2016

We absolutely loved this home!! The location, the accommodations, the was perfect. We are already talking about coming back and renting another property do the entire family can enjoy the island. My only suggestion, and it is small, is that some of the light bulbs were burnt out, so just make sure maintenance double checks that before someone checks in. Mahalo

Reviewed by Donald

Date 05/04/2016

We have visited townhome #187 many times with great satisfaction, both with the townhome and the surrounding community of Kona. This time I want to talk about the team that keeps this experience with #187 so repeatable. First there is Rocco who manages the booking process. His automated but useful emails keep you informed of various milestones as you approach your arrival date to make sure you have a seamless entry. He also typically checks in with you on your first day to make sure all is well. BTW Rocco lives on Kauai. So what if you need to talk to someone who can respond right away? Tha...

Reviewed by Donald

Date 01/15/2016

We had just returned from 187 in early December and didn't expect to go back until late spring 2016. Instead on Christmas day we found some attractive availability in early January and a reason to go: humpback whale watching. Well we didn't see any whales from our lanai, they were all off the south coast of Maui at that time, but frankly who cares, we were back in our favorite destination vacation place! The things we enjoy the most are really the simplest and cheapest: walking, swimming, and eating, all of which can be accomplished along the 5.5 mile stretch of Ali'i drive with ease. This ...

Reviewed by Henry

Date 01/08/2016

We had a great stay and would recommend the unit to others. Three things need attention: Screen door to lanai is hard to open/close and especially sticks in the closed position so that two hands and a lot of muscle are required to get it to break free from the closed position. Someone prior to our stay had made a hole in the screen near the handle. We assume this is to help in getting a good grip to open the door. This has left a hole in the screen that needs repair especially considering mosquitoes and the dengue fever outbreak. Two of three blinds in the master bedroom are in n...

Reviewed by Fiona

Date 12/29/2015

This was a great house for our family of four. The location of the complex is convenient to great snorkelling, body-boarding, a shopping centre, as well as the departure point for manta ray cruises - while just far enough away from the super-touristy part of Kona. The townhome is one of the best in the complex in terms of its position. Right on the water and at the end of a row, it feels very quiet and private, while our kids enjoyed the fact it is right next to the pool and tennis court. The previous reviews about sea-life viewing from the lanai aren't exagerated: We saw dozens of dolphins...

Reviewed by Donald

Date 12/12/2015

Kona is a great place to vacation. Many people have heard this said but few ever seem to go making Kona a quiet, relaxing, and fun place to be. The townhome we know well having stayed there many times over the last 4 years. It's at the end of Ali'i drive in a very well managed and maintained condo development. 187 sits right on the shore about 40 feet back from the waves breaking on the lava rock shoreline. The amenities are all there and the rooms clean and in good condition. Christmas time brings palm and coconut trees wrapped in hundreds of red and green lights. Your neighbors, a mix of ...

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Reviewed by Tara

Date 10/22/2015

Beautiful condo! Great view, the sound of the waves crashing on the rocks was amazing! Wonderful condo grounds, pool was nice. The owner was easily available. The only issue was that it was very hot in the bedrooms. The a/c is downstairs and the bedrooms are upstairs, the air never made it upstairs making it for some very warm sleeping weather. But everything else was wonderful!

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Reviewed by Mary

Date 10/13/2015

My husband and I spent 10 days in unit 187. A lovely location right on the ocean and the grounds of the keauhou Kona Surf Club are just beautiful and well-maintained. The unit was very clean, comfortable and well-appointed. Rocco is super and is in contact frequently before and also during your stay to insure that all is well and that you are not in need of anything. Upon our arrival we noticed that the umbrella on our patio table was missing so we contacted the local person, Kaleo who was most engaging, kind and efficient. He explained that the old one had blown away during a stro...

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Reviewed by Paul

Date 09/24/2015

The unit is nicely remodeled. The granite is nice and a good tile job. Sparsely outfitted. We were under the impression the entire unit was air conditioned. Not only the downstairs. Thank God for a sofa bed. There was no sheet for the sofa bed so we bought one and left it there. Also the contraption that is supposed to be an ironing board. is strange to use. We left a normal ironing board behind also. Would like to rent in the future BUT only if the entire unit was air conditioned. . With the current weather conditions sleeping upstairs just isn't possible.

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Reviewed by Lori

Date 08/23/2015

Loved the condo. Excellent view, nice and quiet (except for the crashing of waves), comfortable, well stocked and a great value. Would highly recommend it!

Reviewed by CypressVancouver

Date 06/24/2015

This marks our 4th stay at 187 and it consistently delivers a great vacation experience. We tend now to be lazy about getting out "doing stuff" since 187 makes it easy to just stick around and enjoy the views, smells and sea action. This trip we had a few days of high surf which was pretty exciting. From the second floor windows you get to see the breakers roll in and crash on the lava rock below and occasionally spill onto our lanai. Security is good, maintenance is excellent and the tennis and pool facilities are well appreciated. Definitely coming back.

Reviewed by sunnytimes2013

Date 03/09/2015

Always a great place to stay.the resort is a great place to stay, the unit is beautiful, very clean, fantastic view, great finishes and amenities

Reviewed by Denise F

Date 12/21/2014

We had a wonderful stay on this property. The ocean waves made a delightful sound, the sunsets were gorgeous and there were no noisy neighbour problems which often occur with condos and neighbours either above or below the unit you rent. The inside of the townhouse was clean, kitchen well appointed (except for a proper non-stick fry pan!), the beds were very comfortable and there were coolers, beach chairs. boogie boards and extras for use. We will definitely try to rent this townhouse again when we return to the Big Island.

Reviewed by Rafttrips

Date 11/24/2014

We really enjoyed our stay and the condo was perfect for us with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths for 2 couples. We used the kitchen a lot and used the washer and dryer which was a real bonus. The Beds were very comfy, this place was clean and we loved the location right on the ocean. We spent a lot of time on the lanai. It was nice to have the fans as we decided not to use the air conditioner. It was just fine. There were some little ants in the kitchen but we think it was the spice kit that was very old and the ants were inside the spices. We put that in the garbage and probably took care of...

Reviewed by Helen K

Date 11/12/2014

We stayed for 12 nights and spent much of our time enjoying the facilities. The townhouse is in good condition, ideally situated on the water. Watching swimmers, kyakers, and the pods of porpoises and dolphins. Beautiful sunsets right outside our door; falling asleep to the waves crashing against the lava rock outside our window. The facility offers a swimming pool and tennis court. We found a great snorkeling spot within minutes walk and a nice open air restaurant a few minutes drive away. Suggestion: Bring a flashlight if you are arriving after dark. VERY difficult to see numbers ...

Reviewed by Jason S

Date 05/18/2014

great place on the water, close to a grocery store and longs drugs. patio was nice with ocean view. would definatly stay again.

Reviewed by Trudy

Date 05/11/2014

This was a beautiful place to stay. If we ever come again we would stay there! It was hard to sleep the first night home without the sounds of the waves hitting the rocks! It would of been nice to have a broom to be able to sweep the floors though!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/29/2014

This was our third trip to the Big Island and #187. Why stay anywhere else? Location is key and with the Keauhou shopping center a 5 minute walk, Kalahuu beach for snorkeling 10 minutes, and great eateries less than 5 miles away, life was very good. Alii drive is suitable for jogging and strolling as well as scenic driving. The townhome is well-maintained and we only had to break-in the new local contact on a few points to feel really comfortable. We plan to keep coming back.

Reviewed by Mike

Date 04/06/2014

#187 was really a great place! When we got there to move in, thanks to Rita , the place was spotless! Everything you need for a comfortable stay is included. The deck was the best part - we saw whales, dolphins, rays and turtles. Bbq behind our unit, both gas and charcoal were cleaned daily and good to use. Pool also directly behind the unit, was wonderful and very clean. A shopping center just up the hill had a very nice grocery store as well as a Long's Drug. Both Roco and the new manager were very helpful and took really good care of us and checked up on us to make sure everything was...

Reviewed by Emily J.

Date 02/21/2014

Had another great experience here. Even better than the first time because of the whales, dolphins and adorable sea turtles!! I see there were more ant traps around and as long as I cleaned up the kitchen completely, we had no issues with ants. It felt like our home. Never needed air conditioning if we left our windows open. The best part is falling asleep to the crashing waves. The location is ideal and eating on the lanai was amazing. I can't wait to go back again and I hope this is our 2nd of many, many, many trips. The well stocked kitchen was awesome. We used the rice cooker. Make sure...

Reviewed by SuperMom

Date 01/08/2014

We arrived at Townhome #187 on the afternoon of December 23, 2013. Opened the key box with the code provided and guess what? No key. We made 3 phone calls, left 2 messages and spoke to one person who said he didn't have a key. Did he offer to send someone out to help us? Nope. Just "sorry, I don't have a key." So, being a resourceful family, we found a way to break into the unit. No worries, nothing was actually broken. But we did find 2 keys inside. The 3rd key was missing. After we had returned home from Hawaii we were contacted and asked where the 3rd key was. We left 2 notes, one with a...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/03/2013

We returned to 187 after a hiatus of almost 2 years and it felt like returning to an idyllic home. Everything, with some minor wear and tear issues, was as we remembered it. The best feature to us is the location: the surf is only 20 feet from the lanai, the townhome is well-built with plenty of up-to-date appliances and amenities, and the surrounding campus/complex is extremely well maintained. The Keauhou shopping center is just up the road with some pretty good restaurants. We loved being there, didn't want to leave, and plan to come back soon.

Reviewed by Bruce

Date 09/09/2013

The condo was clean, in great condition, and in a great location for our family needs. We walked to great snorkeling, historical ruins, and beaches. Grocery shopping and a few restaurants were a short drive away. We enjoyed the sunset each evening and breakfast on the lanai each morning with an intimate view of the Pacific Ocean.

Reviewed by Emily J

Date 08/19/2013

Came here on the begining half of our honeymoon. It was perfect. Husband fished off the rocks. Lots of waves crashing up at him. Gorgeous pictures. The kitchen was well stocked. Appliances up to date. Fans kept the rooms nice and cool. The waves crashing sometimes felt like they were going to crash in our rooms ... which I really enjoyed. Two bathrooms are great. Check the cabinets before buying anything! Lots of left over stuff so you don't have to buy a huge bottle of something when there's a little left from previous vacationers! There is a small ant problem - meaning just don't ...

Reviewed by Tucson travelers

Date 06/01/2013

Townhome #187 was the most beautiful location on the Big Island. The crashing ocean waves were wonderful to see and hear. The negative is that the coast is so rocky, and we could see areas that would have been perfect for snorkeling, but no way to access them safely. However, the beach two blocks away was great for snorkeling. We saw an abundance of fish, and swam with sea turtles. We watched a large pod of dolphins from the lanai. The townhouse has a/c on the first floor. We never used it. Open the doors and windows and the fans worked very well. The furniture was sturdy and comforta...

Reviewed by Alan

Date 05/08/2013

Because this is probably the best place you'll find for the best price. Great location: 1min drive or 8-10min walk to the nearby beach (turn left when exiting the condo and it's the first beach on the left). Tons of fish, and we spotted 3 turtles in 2 mornings! 10min drive to the main Kailua-Kona restaurants and shop, and 1.5-2 hours to the north end and south end of the island... right in the middle of everything. Magnificent view: Lanai opens up to the ocean, literally metres from your seat. Watch the sunsets in private and in the comfort of the home. Condo itself: Has everything you ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/26/2013

We found townhouse 187 to be very clean and fully stocked with kitchen supplies, even a full spice rack. There were beach towels and the kitchen closet contained snorkeling gear, coolers, tennis rackets, and a couple old lawn chairs. The location is very quiete and the swimming pool is right on the other side of the driveway. It was very easy to keep the townhouse clean since there were plenty of cleaning supplies and the tile floor, granite countertops, and glass tops on the tables were very easy to keep clean. This was nice because that meant for time for getting out and doing things....

Reviewed by Randy

Date 04/11/2013

Overall we had an excellent stay in townhome 187 at the Surf and Racquet club. We used the well equipped kitchen every morning for breakfast. The bathrooms and sleeping arrangements are comfortable for my family of 5, although 1 of us slept on the fold out sofa bed in the family room. This place is less than 15m from the water's edge, so relaxing on the Lanai is a special treat. We had the windows and doors open any time we were in the town home. The negatives are minor. Limited WiFi is available only from the neighbors, the upstairs bath is a standup shower only and plan to rent or bring y...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/02/2013

Great clean condo and complex, was perfect for my family of four. The view off the Lanai was wonderful, the pool and tennis courts were fun. I would stay here again and would reccomend it to friends and family. I never did figure out the WiFi but I didn't try to hard, as I was on vacation.

Reviewed by Dave H.

Date 03/07/2013

Great location for access to the many attractions on the Big Island. Surf and Racquet Club is a quiet and pleasant location for a get-a-way to the island. Only negatives were the snorkeling gear and the wireless internet. Snorkeling masks are useless because of old or damaged seals for the face. Local rentals provide much better/useable equipment. The wireless internet availability in the unit did not exist and presents a real problem for today's requirement of staying connected. The guest book indicated that lack of wireless service was a major issue for guest staying at the unit.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/08/2013

The service was very good. We have been coming for 2 years,so this indicates that we enjoy the area and the condo. We would like to have WiFi in the unit (187) as many of the units do.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/19/2012

Great ocean view. Nice facilities. Comfortable. The bad news: No internet access in unit even though promised as part of the package. No effort made to resolve the issue for the entire two weeks that we stayed there. Also, charged $200.00 extra for air conditioning even though we never used it at any time for the entire stay. Nice pool but no hot tub. Lack of decent grill for BBQ. Video library was advertised but no Dvd's were available. A nice place to stay but not everything advertised was provided.

Reviewed by Betty and friends

Date 10/21/2012

The town house was lovely, comfortable, and clean. We enjoyed the snorkling gear, sunsets, watching fish swim among the rocks and being able to walk to the beach and see the best assortment of tropical fish ever. They were beautive and so big. Restaurants and shopping was close. We enjoyed driving and seeing the island. Thank you

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/14/2012

Loved the lanai and the amazing sunsets,lovely and clean townhouse. Only suggestion would be to replace the dinner plates due to the chips in them. Everything else was wonderful.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/21/2012

I am so happy with our decision to stay here, it was wonderful. Pros: -Convenient location -waterfront! Oh, that ocean view and the sound of crashing waves -Updated nicely with a beautiful kitchen and flat screen Tv's -It had everything we needed! Beach towels, snorkel gear, and chairs were really handy. -Big comfortable bed in the main room -clean!!! -Free wifi -Our one little issue was able to be resolved immediately as our on-island contact picked up the phone on the 1st try and was really friendly and helpful. -Quiet in terms of other people -The property was beautiful with such a nic...

Reviewed by L.Howell

Date 08/04/2012

Everything was fantastic!! The townhome was beautiful. All the extra beach, picnic, and snorkeling gear was very nice to have. The kitchen was well equipped. Waking up to coffee on the lanai with the ocean right in front of you is a definite highlight.We liked being on the end unit. Even with the walkway next to us, it seemed more private. Eight years ago we stayed at a different condo a few doors down, but we will definitely return to #187 on our next visit to the big island!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/27/2012

The place was terrific. Everything was provided that was needed. The place was well maintained and well located. The view from the place was excellent and it was well located to everthing, particularly a great snorkeling beach. The only down side is that the ocean sound was quite loud in the master bedroom if you are a light sleeper. Getting information on check in could not have been easier.

Reviewed by Morgan M

Date 05/18/2012

We loved this place! How wonderful to have a lanai so close to the ocean. No problems with booking on-line -- received all the info needed for check-in way before arriving in Kona. We even received a call from the representive of aloha Condos... just to ask if all was OK The location was great - very quiet and a very short drive into the town of Kailua-Kona. (FYI - Kona Inn is the best place for a Mai Tai or two.) This townhome has been updated - beautiful granite/tile and stainless appliances. We would will definately go back again...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/10/2012

We would highly recommend this townhouse. The view was all, and more than we expected.The sounds of the waves each night would lull anyone to sleep!We loved it!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/08/2012

We had a lovely 4 days at th 187 during our stay on the big island. The place was clean, well furnished, and a great deal for the money! Talk about relaxing, with the ocean crashing against the rocks right outside of your bedroom! The kitchen had everything we needed for delicious meals right at home, and was just a great place to come back to every day and chill out. The pool is also right across the lot which is super convenient . . . only thing was I couldn't figure out the internet, but otherwise this was one of the better rental units I have ever stayed in, especially for the view of t...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/24/2012

We very much enjoyed our stay in townhouse 187. It was neat and nicely furnished and well stocked with all we needed, including some snorkel gear. The unit is on an end and very close to the pool, but the best is that the ocean is out the back door. We spent a lot of our time on the back patio. The patio could use an upgrade but that did not take away from our total enjoyment. We were very close to shopping and some restaurants as well.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/10/2012

we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in 187. the condo was much nicer than the pictures on your internet ad. your well stocked kitchen was very handy. loved the convenience of your washer/dryer in condo. family loved viewing the large screen tv. my son is a surfer and enjoyed the short walk to surf. will definitely return.

Reviewed by Fred LeGaz

Date 03/07/2012

The follow up service by allen was excellent. The unit was very clean and Modern! Being located close to the Pool was also very nice.

Reviewed by susan

Date 01/03/2012

This condo was spacious, clean, well-equipped, looked right out over the ocean, and was the right price for our family. The Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club is right in the middle of the Kona coast, making it central to beautiful beaches and great snorkeling. Some of the best snorkeling, though, was right off of the rocks of the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club!

Reviewed by Rob & Anita

Date 11/09/2011

We loved the location, just a short jump to 19 and North/South destinations while on alii drive so we could hit town easily. We especially enjoyed the sound of the ocean (mere feet away) and sunsets on the lanai were unbeatable (no need to go anywhere, just pop you favorite beverage and pull up your chair). Directions were easy and complete and everything you need is there. Will definitely stay here again when (not if) we return to the big island.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/14/2011

The home and the sight were very lovely. We liked a lot the table on the terrace, also if it wasn't in a very good state. But it's a pity there isn't a market, A public phone, inside the club. We're obliged to get out with the car.

Reviewed by Habitable Zone

Date 09/11/2011

Walked in the front door and saw the ocean right off the back porch. Not some euphemistic "ocean front" or "ocean view" where you squint at a postage-stamp size piece of ocean between other people's condos. Entry to complex and unit easy, just followed instructions. Check-out tasks not too onerous & got my deposit back. Very nice that there was beach stuff -- snorkels, mats, boards -- so we didn't have to run out to Walmart and buy all this stuff our first few hours in Kailua. Also very nice that there are snorkeling and swimming beached within 3 miles to the north. Quiet neighbor...

Reviewed by Aloha Explorer

Date 09/01/2011

Beautifully appointed condo with all the modern amenities one could ask for! The lanai was just a few feet from the pounding surf and dramatic black volcanic rock formation- ideal for early morning sunrises with kona coffee in hand and surreal sunsets with mai tai in hand!

Reviewed by BrendaB

Date 06/21/2011

Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed townhouse 187 at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club. The ocean is just outside your door. The townhouse is remodeled well, very clean, and is nicely decorated. The owner seems to take pride in making sure your stay is great. The kitchen is very well supplied. Having boogie boards, snorkels and ice chest ready and waiting made one less errand to do - we could just head straight to the beach. Very pleased with working with aloha Condos too!

Reviewed by milpitas_kona

Date 06/15/2011

The condo was excellent in all aspects and would gladly recommend to our friends.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/08/2011

We loved the townhome. The location was close to everything and quiet and peaceful. We loved to listen to the sound of the ocean. The condo was very clean with wonderful appliances and furniture.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/20/2011

Resort very convenient and in front of the sea. Quiet place, close to commodities

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/08/2011

We stayed in 187 over New Years 2011 with 2 adult children. The Condo was perfect for 4 of us. We saw beautiful sunsets, whales offshore, snorkled nearby and enjoyed a quiet private location. We really appreciated the well equiped kitchen and extras such as cooler, towels, soap. The pool and tennis courts are close by too. The only thing you might dislike is the sound of chirping birds and crashing waves. Also only suitable for 4 people unless you want somebody on the sofa in the main living area. We will definitely will return and recommend.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/30/2010

Condo has excellent ocean views; we were able to see dolphins and whales from our lanai. The condo is very clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. This condo is in a quiet area yet still close to downtown Kona. Rocco was great to deal with (excellent communication). Thank you for a great stay. When we return, this will definately be the place we want to stay at.

Reviewed by prashthy

Date 12/19/2010

The view from the lanai is simply amazing - a lone coconut tree and the vast expanse of water in the background. There was also snorkeling gear for four guests and that was useful. In the master bedroom, you will sleep listening to the waves gently crashing into the rocks. There is also a cooler that came in handy during short trips on the island. In all, we had an awesome experience at 187 and would strongly recommend it anyone who wants to stay in Kona on Big Island.

Reviewed by Marc

Date 11/29/2010

Booking through was easy and completely trouble free. The unit was as described: it had a great description online, and as soon as we walked through the front door - it was all true! The ocean was right there, the whole unit is very well appointed - great kitchen, front-loader washer and dryer (which my wife loved), very comfortable, very clean. The location is great - it's one of the best locations on the property, and is close to amenities, beaches (we walked to snorkeling and surfing lessons), restaurants, town; activities on the Kona coast are all close by, both North an...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/16/2010

It was an amazing stay. The condo was perfect for us. The view was great and the condition of the condo was very good. We had everything we needed and more (washing machine, dryer, snorkel gear, bodyboard, hair dryer, BBQ station)! We also enjoyed watching the turtles on the beach next to us. We can highly recommend this condo to everybody who attach great importance to privacy. The resort was very clean and silent.

Reviewed by crazy4hawaii

Date 09/14/2010

If you want a vacation rental that will take your breath away, look no further. Townhouse 187 is awesome. From the moment you open the front door and see the waves crashing on the lava beyond the sliding lanai door, to the time you prepare your first meal in the fantastic kitchen (granite countertops, high-end appliances and waves crashing outside your kitchen window) to the end of the day when you crawl into the heavenly bed, you won't be disappointed . We've stayed at the Keauhou Surf and Racquet club several times, all through private owner rentals, all oceanfront. Mostly great, (all a...

Reviewed by Jordan

Date 02/25/2020

The place was great with unbeatable views. Great location for the whole Kona coast. We especially loved having access to beach gear, it made our time there even more enjoyable.

Reviewed by Maria Isabel

Date 02/21/2020

We had such a wonderful stay at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club, Condo 2-302. This is 3rd floor beach front condo with a beautiful breeze that flows through the unit. Watching the turquoise waves crashing from the lanai was mesmerizing. We were fortunate enough to see whales and spinner dolphins as well. I would highly recommend this unit, it was very quiet except for the waves crashing against the lava rocks which helped us relax and get the best night sleep ever. Definitely a 5 rating!

Reviewed by Michelle

Date 02/12/2020

We loved our nine days at the condo. The third floor view, the comfortable amenities, the extra room, the location, the pool, the beautiful landscaping and the easy communication with management all made our trip memorable and beautiful. We watched whales from the lanai, looked at the moon through the palm trees, walked to coffee and delicious dinners at the nearby shopping center and to a perfect snorkeling beach nearby in the mornings. Can't recommend this unit enough. We will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Kim

Date 02/02/2020

You have a lovely condo. We loved the time spent on the lanai and very much appreciated the beach toys. The condo design is superb. It was very roomy with loads of storage space and easily accommodated all six adults. The beds/linens were comfy and the two baths were ideal. We also appreciated the washer and dryer in the unit. The community pool was beautiful with nice lounge chairs and adequate size for actual swimming for those inclined. The pool water was not heated but was warmed well enough by the sun. Per your request, for constructive criticism, we submit the following: ...

Reviewed by Jon

Date 08/21/2019

Great location and condo for a family vacation, or just 2 of you. Well appointed. Right on the water. Just a note, like most condos in Kona, there us no AC. However, there are plenty of fans to help cool you off. Would definitely book again.

Reviewed by James

Date 01/08/2019

This was our third stay at the Keauhou Surf and Racquer Club, and our third different unit. The facility and location are great. We love being on the waterfront, and going to sleep to the sound of the surf every night. Condo 2-302 is a three bedroom unit, which we needed as there were six of us from three generations. Generally, the unit was very nice. The kitchen was very good (though the dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils were mostly quite dirty, so we had multiple dishwasher loads before using them), the bathrooms were also very nice; I think they had been updated, as the building...

Reviewed by Heyedie

Date 10/28/2018

My husband, daughter and I stayed in this unit during the first week of September. As the photographs show, the unit has a stupendous view of the ocean. The unit also is tucked well off the road, so very quiet. It is well-equipped, including with beach gear, and the beds are comfortable. The pool in the complex is nice. On the downside, we were extremely hot, as high temperatures were in the upper 80s and the breeze was light to non-existent. Due to the western exposure, the sun would come blazing into the unit by lunchtime, turning it into a sauna until after sundown. I normally prefer ...

Reviewed by Winoma

Date 08/14/2018

We liked this condo very much. The kitchen was extremely well appointed (other than a broken can opener, which was nothing) and the condo was nicely decorated. It was clean and well kept and the beds were very comfortable. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was the carpet. I don't care for carpet, difficult to keep clean and hard to keep rugs on. That said, I would consider renting this condo again if I was going to the Kona Coast. Also, the grounds and surrounding areas of the condo were very well kept.

Reviewed by Barbara

Date 07/05/2018

The condo location is wonderful as this is the side of the island we love most! The condo itself is well accommodating, however, could use some updates. The lani is where we began and ended our days. It's remarkable!! There's plenty of oscillating fans to help circulate the air for those humid days and easily accommodates 6 people. If we're blessed to visit the island again, we'd love to stay here again! Thank you to the Shamps and all who help to make this place great!

Reviewed by T. Gerber

Date 04/15/2018

This is our 2nd trip to the Big Island and our 2nd time at the Surf and Racquet club. We returned to this resort for its location, beautiful grounds, and great accommodations. The resort has many amenities for a family to enjoy. Our Condo, 2-302, was exceptional, we enjoyed everything from a great kitchen to prepare meals, a comfortable living space, comfortables beds, and a view you can't find anywhere else on the planet! The pictures do not do it justice, adding the ocean breeze and sound of the waves, the beautiful blue sea and the sun can't help to make any day into a wonderful exp...

Reviewed by Keith

Date 12/17/2017

Nice family get-together, perfect location and peaceful setting. Opening the windows and letting the breeze flow was enjoyable. Ability to use the community Bar-B-Q was great for dinners. The third floor view and waking to the sounds of crashing waves was my highlight. Leaving Kona in the 70s and arriving in Seattle in the 20s is a shock to the system more ways than one. We look forward to our next visit. Mahalo

Reviewed by cATHY

Date 09/25/2017

We had a great time at our stay in the condo. The condo was beautifully decorated, roomy and well-supplied. We really appreciated having beach chairs, umbrellas and boogie boards available to us. The views from this condo are breathtaking, and you are within a couple miles of good beaches and snorkeling to the north. The week we were there was hot, and wished we had A/C on the last day The condo has many fans, and overall, that helped a lot; however, we had one day that was very hot and no trade winds...Overall, we the condo and amenities were great.

Reviewed by R. Michael

Date 09/01/2017

Wonderful Condo and owners. The location is perfect, the complex is one of the best in Keauhou. We have stayed in this complex 5 times before and the first to this Condo. Condo is well appointed and worked well for our family of 6. The washer and dryer broke just before we arrived and was not able to be replaced during our two week stay. It was a bit inconvenient, but those things happen and the owners were very fare in reimbursing us for the times we had to drop the laundry off in Kona for wash and fold. It all worked out fine. We love the area and this is a great place to stay.

Reviewed by Virginia

Date 03/16/2017

We have rented ocean front units at Keauhou Kona Surf for many years, but this was a return visit after a lapse of 20 years. This unit was wonderfully appointed, down to the hair dryers, comfortable beds, beach chairs, and the view. Turquoise, clear water and in early March, we literally had humpbacks hopping, tail slapping and fluking right in front of the lanai. This may answer the question, why go to Hawaii if you live in Florida. Whales! We found the unit and the property to be in excellent condition and the location is near Kailua Town, shopping and the best snorkle beach on the i...

Reviewed by Philip L

Date 01/08/2017

We had three couples staying here and all had adequate privacy with a large pleasant living area. The Lanai has a great view of the ocean where we watched whales playing every day. Adequate kitchen, though a bit outdated, provided enough space to cook for a large party.

Reviewed by Kenneth

Date 12/28/2016

Even though the unit is a little dated it is in good shape. Nicely furnished, great spot on the ocean, not to far from downtown, nice pool and tennis courts, very nice deck. So much so, I have already booked it for next year.

Reviewed by Leana Leavy

Date 10/13/2016

Wow the first thing u notice when u walk in this place is the view, is it ever beautiful! My favorite part was sitting on the Lani have breakfast with my kids and watching the dolphins play in the water... life dosnt get much better. All the accommodations were great very comfortable beds and everything worked great. Our only 2 small issues were the pack and play we had asked if they had, was broken ( I assume the owners would have no idea about this and why would they since they probably never use it) just including it here so future renters have an idea that although one was available I...

Reviewed by anna

Date 09/20/2016

Fantastic view, very clean, beautifully decorated and all the amenities to have a very comfortable stay. I have stayed at Surf & Racket before but this condo my family and i would give a rating of 5 stars. The grounds were well kept and we would not hesitate to book another stay at this condo. Mahalo to the lady who responded quickly to my call from Aloha Condos, Inc. We had a wonderful stay and hope we can return to our favorite island and stay at this condo once again. Thank you.

Reviewed by Rebecca

Date 06/23/2016

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay with our family in your condo. It was a beautiful setting to fall asleep to every night and hear the sound of the waves. Great complex! Everything you need and very clean and well maintained. Plus Bruce and Vicki were wonder hosts and helped us many times on our stay, they went above and beyond. We highly recommend this condo! Rebecca & family

Reviewed by Mary Ann

Date 12/03/2015

This is the second year our family stayed in Condo 2-302 and we were as pleased with our stay this year as last. The condo is very comfortable - roomy and has a well equipped kitchen. The condo has a large porch with an unbeatable view of the ocean and shoreline. The Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is a perfect place for a family gatherings. It is well maintained and has beautiful public areas - including tennis courts, pool and grills located under a roof. We hope to return.

Stayed for the Ironman 2015

Reviewed by mark

Date 10/27/2015

The location and view is stellar. Upon entering the condo we noticed the following The front door lock was not working, had to manipulate the lock Louvered window has no screen, cannot get air flow Lack of table fans for additional cooling Tears in the room dividing rice paper screens Rips in screen doors out to the Lanai and screens continually falling off their tracks Upstairs windows not functional and have no screens Window shades in second bedroom dirty and rusting out at the bottom General cleanliness not up to par, especially with a $350 cleaning fee Dishwasher did not work...

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Reviewed by Cynthtia C

Date 03/24/2015

The things I LOVED about this condo were the lanai (couldn't be better), the comfort of the bed in master bedroom, the layout, condo was well stocked (including groceries, DVDs, beach chairs and towels), the TV channel selection was good including Netflix, and the location of the resort. The master bath was in need of some updating although it was very functional. Personally, I think that the number and size of the artificial plants in the unit made it seem crowded and dated. All in all the rental was a very good value and my family enjoyed our stay.

Reviewed by Yancey2014

Date 12/07/2014

We were with extended family for a large Thanksgiving get together. My family really enjoyed this condo, but the whole property was perfect for such an event. Our extended family rented 2 other condo's on the property and they were happy with them as well. With the pool, tennis court and outdoor pavilion (equipped with 3 grills), it was a fun and relaxing place to stay with multiple generations - all had a great time.

Reviewed by 514law

Date 11/04/2014

We stayed two weeks in Condo 2-302 and had a great time. We love Keauhou, and love being on the ocean. Love breakfast and dinner on the deck watching the waves crashing on the shore and watching various canoes and boats going by, and the sunsets can be stunning, especially with a hurricane going by. This ambiance is the reason we come to Hawaii. Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club has a reasonable swimming pool with both shallow and deep ends, and tennis courts. We like to walk along the rough rocky shore and out to the beach along the Heritage Renewal Project and look for turtles. Also, there ...

Reviewed by Diane M

Date 09/12/2014

We spent 6 nights in Condo 2-302 at the Keahou Kona Surf and Racquet Club and thoroughly enjoyed it. The view was beautiful - palm trees framing the ocean, nightly sunsets, and occassional boat traffic to watch go by, including the canoe races on Labor Day Weekend. We were there during a particularly hot spell, but the fans and large sliding glass doors to the lanai kept the place cool enough. We loved going to sleep hearing the sound of the waves against the shore. The condo was very well equipped with anything we might need, including wif-fi, and we really liked having a lot of space to s...

Reviewed by Raewyn C

Date 06/12/2014

. I am sorry to say that while the view from the condo is magnificent, we felt our stay was marred by the poor swimming facilities. One pool for all these condos is inadequate and the pool itself is badly in need of refurbishment. The master bathroom in the condo was also a let down with an old shower and broken plug in the sink. The screen door leading off the master bedroom is broken and propped against the wall. It is off its runners. In light of all of these things, we have decided to cut our stay short and find other accommodation which is more to our taste.

Reviewed by Paul

Date 01/26/2014

On first entry into the condo, the first thing that we noticed was how much space our new place actually had. Kitchen was spacious, well lit with lots of cupboard space. Counter top was granite and the appliances were all newer stainless steel. The rest of the unit was clean with good quality furniture. There was a large bedroom on the main floor with a queen size bed that my oldest daughter used. A large loft with another queen bed was the space my youngest girl claimed for herself. The master bed room was very large with sliding doors that lead out on a very large lani. A second set o...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/09/2013

We stayed here for a week and loved both the surf and racket club and particularly this condo. It was amazing to wake every day to the sound of the ocean and watch dolphins in the bay during breakfast. The condo has everything you need and is very well kept and super comfortable. We loved being on the top floor for the views, the added privacy and the wonderful ocean breeze!! The owner, Bruce, was great at checking that we had everything for our stay and quick to respond to any queries both before our stay and during. As for the club, it is just far enough away from the main strip to give ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/02/2013

The resort is very quite and peaceful. The grounds at the resort are wonderful! We saw them meticulously taking care of them on a daily basis. The pool area and the BBQ area are wonderful, and nice and clean. The condo was wonderful, very homey and nicely decorated. The view is just simply beyond words, and in addition to the wonderful views every day, we enjoyed the most beautiful sunsets every evening on the lanai. Even the garden view was great! The beds are the most comfortable I think I've ever slept on. The upstairs bedroom is loving decorated in a dolphin theme for children. The c...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/18/2013

Enjoyed our stay and hope to return. Condo is nicely decorated with a personal touch throughout.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/09/2013

We spent a week in 2-302 condo in Kona Surf and racquet Club at the end of July 2013. We have 3, almost grown-up kids, so space and rooms were perfect for us. Condo is looking over the beautiful reef and every night we could enjoy unobstructed view of sunsets from the balcony. Kitchen was full of cooking supply, dishes and barbecue in resort was perfect way to prepare dinner.

Reviewed by Warren Wettstein

Date 02/19/2020

My wife Debby & I enjoyed our 10 day stay at the above mentioned condo, it had everything & needs no improving. We would like to reserve it or 5-304 or 5-204 next year in late January. Please contact me via email on reservation info for these 3-condos for January 2021. Also, please extend our sincere thanks to Scott & Martha Disney. Aloha, Warren & Debby Wettstein

Reviewed by Vince

Date 02/10/2020

Beautiful condo. Stunning view - could sit there all day soaking it in. Furniture is super inviting and comfortable. Amenities and supplies in the condo exceeded expectations. Would definitely stay again. Downside - pillows are flat as pancakes, they need replacing and needs pillow cases (we couldn't find any for extra pillows). We had to use the Raid for the first 3 days chasing ants away from everywhere. We've stayed on Kona prior and know bugs are an issue. Orkin came the day before we left; however they needed to be there sooner!

Reviewed by Garry

Date 02/01/2020

We have been coming to Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club for over thirty years. The grounds seemed to be in the best condition ever. And the same is certainly true of the individual units-at least it is true of Unit 5-203. We have stayed on all three floors and in both two and three bedrooms units. The owners all have great pride of ownership and we never been disappointed in the cleanliness or thoughtfulness of the owners in preparing for their guests. Having said that, 5-203 was the best unit we have stayed in. The owners have obviously spent a great deal of money on updating everythin...

Reviewed by Robert

Date 01/19/2020

We have rented various condos annually from this same complex since 1982. This is definitely our favorite unit.

Reviewed by Sherry

Date 01/06/2020

The main reasons we booked this place were: the updated kitchen, the giant lanai, and the, wow(!), the stunning view. All were more than we hoped for. The kitchen is extremely well stocked, spacious and clean. And it was set up in a very cook-friendly way, so we didn’t spend a lot of time searching for things. We’re used to cooking on gas and it took us a minute to get used to the cooktop, but it was a very nice stove. The daytime views were delightfully ever-changing with the weather…and the lights of Kona at night were an added bonus. Because I appreciate a well-rounded review, I’ll j...

Reviewed by Thomas

Date 12/18/2019

Our stay in this beautiful condo was perfect! Everything you could possibly need is there, including beach chairs and towels. The place was remodeled and decorated very nicely. It was very hard to leave. Great location also, just out of the busy area and close to a good beach park. We will definitely be back! Thank you

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Reviewed by Judith Young

Date 11/02/2019

This was the nicest place I have ever stayed in Hawaii. Every detail was perfect. There were three of us, and we all agreed we would return and stay in this unit. In addition to the condo itself, the pool was great, the grounds were beautiful, and the location was wonderful, close to the town Kailua and a shopping center 1/4 mile away. Thanks you for making our vacation so special.

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Reviewed by Keith & Lynne

Date 10/22/2019

Beautifully renovated and decorated. The gourmet kitchen is wonderful to cook in. The gift basket was a lovely surprise, full of delicious local products. The view is spectacular!

Reviewed by Ply S.

Date 10/09/2019

This was our first time to the big island. We loved this remodeled unit. This condo had everything we needed. The unit is spotless clean and well furnished. It was convenient to have grocery store, drug store and restaurants all within a 5 mins drive. A PERFECT condo with a beautiful view! Highly recommended and we'd stay here again!!!!

Reviewed by Paul and Mary

Date 08/20/2019

Loved this remodeled unit with large lanai and great ocean-front views. Would definitely stay here again but in the cooler months.

Reviewed by Michelle

Date 10/20/2018

We loved staying at the Surf and Racquet Club. We were there on business and had plenty of room for our team. The view of the ocean was a great way to wake up in the morning, enjoy coffee, check emails and have a peaceful moment before the start of our long work days. Wish we had some air conditioning to make it even more comfortable, but the fans helped a lot. We'd stay here again!

Great view.

Reviewed by Kristina and Dave

Date 10/09/2018

Beautiful ocean view and nice large balcony. Saw dolphins, lots of boat traffic and beautiful rainbows, sunsets and moon sets. Unfortunately The fans and ceiling fans were filthy dirty and there was a used bar of soap in the master shower waiting for us, gross! There were labels all over, even on the kitchen cabinets of warnings to not do certain things or you’ll be charged extra. There were no amenity items that we’ve become acustom to when staying at Aloha rental properties, no body wash and just enough laundry soap for three loads of laundry no extra sheets and no flashlights. The peppe...

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Reviewed by Joan and Chuck

Date 08/17/2018

Great condo in great location on the Big Island. Condo very clean, well stocked in kitchen and with beach items, towels, chairs etc. Fantastic views of coast and Kona town from condo. Owners and on site manager very easy to work with. Would definitely stay in 5-203 again! Mahalo!

Reviewed by Tracy

Date 07/24/2018

We had the pleasure of staying at this Condo this July. Loved the view from the balcony and falling asleep to the sound of the water. We also loved having snorkel gear/beach chairs /beach towels to use as we explored many beaches. The kitchen is well supplied with everything you would need and then some. The Grounds were lovely and the pool area was spotless! The beds were extremely comfortable with lots of pillows! It was so convenient to have a grocery store/drug store and restaurants all within a 5 min drive or 15 mins into the town of kona for a huge selection of restaurants and sho...

Reviewed by A.T.

Date 05/10/2018

Very nice place to stay and we hope to return again.

Reviewed by Susan

Date 04/14/2018

If you like a pretty private & safe place to stay right on the ocean & walking distance to a fantastic snorkeling location, I highly recommend this place. I loved being on the second floor to snooze on the lanai without the worry of anyone walking up to me, not that anyone walks around anyway for this condo is located in the last bank of buildings so only the few residents in these condo's ever walk by. We also felt very safe leaving our windows open all day & night, being on the this floor. Nice & clean with some condiments in the cupboards & a nice fresh fruit bask...

Reviewed by Jon

Date 04/09/2018

A+++++++ This condo is a diamond in the rough. It has 2 separate bedrooms each with it's own bathroom. A main living space leads out to a large deck with a ocean view that is spectacular! A full kitchen is also contained within the unit that is fully stocked with all appliances, fridge, dishes pots/pans and cutlery you will ever need to cook for yourself. Available for use are beach chairs, knee boards, beach towels and other items to enjoy your time at the water/beach. This place was well worth the visit! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by me and my other 3 travelling crew.

Reviewed by The Schwarzkopfs

Date 03/16/2018

We have rented many different ocean front condos at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club over the last 40 years. This is one of our top choices. The unit is spotlessly clean and well furnished (not overdone and everything needed is supplied). The orientation to the ocean provides more privacy than most other units. We have stayed in this unit three times and have booked our return in 2018.

Reviewed by Donald

Date 02/05/2018

Condo has a great location with ocean views.

Reviewed by Abby

Date 01/25/2018

This condo was so beautiful and clean! Everything was immaculate. We loved the view from the lanai, where we watched many beautiful sunsets. The location was great too. It had easy access to Kona and all the west side attractions. I hope to stay there again!

Reviewed by Zoie

Date 01/15/2018

What a lovely and magical place to spend a holiday. Sound of waves crashing against the rocks to wake up to and watch a beautiful sunset before bed. Welcome basket of fruit was much appreciated. Suite was clean and well planned out. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Jochen

Date 12/11/2017

The condo has everything you want, but the best part is sitting on the balcony and looking directly at the ocean. Everything was easy, and there were organic local fruits and Kona coffee on the kitchen counter! Very nice place to relax!

Reviewed by Dave

Date 11/29/2017

My family recently spent a week in condo 5-203 and couldn't have been happier. The condo was very clean, and well stocked for all of our needs. Plenty of room for my wife and I, plus our two adult kids. Being so close to the ocean was a joy to wake up to every morning. Elizabeth was great to work with, and made the booking and billing very easy.

Reviewed by LAWRENCE

Date 08/28/2017

This was our first visit to the big island. We are so pleased that we chose the Kona side and are ecstatic that we chose 5-203 condo. Without a doubt, it meet and exceeded our expectations. It's location between the golf course fairway and the ocean frontage is unparalleled from our perspective. The ocean waves lapping against the lava bulkhead are very close and can be heard day and night. It's wonderful! The unit itself is very attractive and nicely maintained. The owner, who was very easy to work with, went out of her way to provide information regarding the stay in the condo as w...

Reviewed by Ellie

Date 06/07/2017

We loved our stay in condo 5-203. Elizabeth has really kept up the maintenance of the condo. Everything was great. Our second day there was a knock on the door, and a beautiful welcome basket of fresh island fruit, jams, and coffee were delivered to us. We would definitely go back to this condo.

Reviewed by The Alemans

Date 05/23/2017

The condo was absolutely beautiful with a wonderful view of the ocean. It included everything we needed but if you are expecting there to be snorkeling gear (I noticed some reviews mentioned that their condos came with such) there was not anything like that available.

Reviewed by Attila Tornallyay

Date 05/17/2017

We have stayed in several other condos in the Kona S&RC but, 5-203 was the best for our needs. It is clean, efficient, quiet, well furnished and it has a great view of the ocean. Yes, we're certainly plan to return.

Reviewed by Susan

Date 02/05/2017

Kona Surf and Racquet is a beautifully maintained oceanfront property. Pool and tennis courts are great. This condo is well-equipped and very clean. Oceanfront lanai cannot be beat.

Reviewed by David

Date 08/27/2016

My wife and I recently completed a four night at the condo in early August 2016. This is our second time at the Racquet Club, so we were familiar with the area, property, etc. The condo is in building 5, a two bedroom unit on the second floor at the north end of the complex. It's about a 20 minute drive south from the Kona airport, depending on traffic. Very quiet, very relaxing with a great view of the shore and sea. The condo was extremely clean, very important to us. Shower water pressure is great, the towels are fluffy and thick.A welcome basket with local fruits and jams awaited...

Reviewed by Mike

Date 07/27/2016

This condo was really comfortable, well equipped and had a beautiful view. Being on the second floor, ocean front, there was usually a nice breeze to help cool the place down. We spent nearly every evening on the Lanai enjoying the sunset. The lanai blinds helped cut down the glare just before sunset. The wooden screens for the lanai doors allowed in a breeze while also helping cut down the glare during the late afternoon. They did allow in enough light that the bedrooms didn't stay dark past seven or eight in the morning, but that was fine since we're early risers and were able to get to t...

Reviewed by Sheryl

Date 01/08/2016

My husband and I had a FABULOUS stay at the condo! It was clean and well-stocked - even chairs, cooler and umbrella for the beach. The ocean was relaxing to listen to and lulled us to sleep. We thoroughly enjoyed our morning and evening on the Lanai. We especially liked having the coffee from the wonderful basket of coffee and fruit in the morning. I also liked staying in the condo on the end because it was very quiet and private. We would love to come back again. The condo and island are perfect for a relaxing vacation.

Reviewed by Howard & Roberta

Date 12/29/2015

A perfect condo with a beautiful view. And quiet. It was a wonderful experience and what a nice welcoming gift. We Thank You.

Reviewed by Bob and Jan

Date 12/11/2015

This condo was extremely clean and well furnished. The lanai was great. We could watch the sunsets every night. During the day we saw dolphins swimming by. The whales normally return around December 1, but our first sighting was December 5. There were a couple of them and they put on a 15 minute show breaching out of the water and slapping their fins. I would recommend this location to anyone who doesn't care if they are right on the beach as there is volcanic rock all along this part of the oceanfront. There is a beach nearby and a very nice pool. The condo had everything we could nee...

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Reviewed by James A

Date 11/02/2015

We rented this unit for our son and his family 2 adults and two boys, they loved it. The master bedroom is right on the ocean side and is very nice for sleeping. It was unusually hot this time of year and there of course is no AC, it would be nice to have a few plug in fans to help circulate the air. The unit is furnished nicely and a well stocked kitchen, although no condiments. No hand soap or laundry soap either. All in all it was a nice vacation and nice place to begin and end your day. Mahalo

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Reviewed by Katrina

Date 07/21/2015

This was our 6th visit to the Big Island but our first stay at the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club in Unit 5-203. Having stayed at a variety of houses/condos, this was by far the nicest place we have ever stayed! We were greeted by a lovely gift basket filled with island fruit, jam, tote bag, and coffee from the Kanalani Ohana Organic Farm. The view is amazing from the lanai and we enjoyed sitting out on the lanai immensely. This unit is very well appointed, stocked with everything a person could need, is very clean, and very quiet. I loved all the beautiful artwork in the unit! The ample...

Reviewed by AlohaSnorkel

Date 03/05/2015

This was our 2nd time in this spacious condo unit. We stayed here two years ago and again found it to be clean, had a great supply of dishes and kitchen items; plus a full-size washer and dryer (not the small apartment-size ones that most vacation rentals have)! Beds and other furnishings were very comfortable. The basket of fresh fruit, coffee and jam was extra nice! Peaceful location just a couple miles away from the hustle and bustle of Kailua-Kona. Great ocean-front sunset views! The only negative thing I can say is that this unit is on the second floor without an elevator and it ...

Reviewed by Doug1230

Date 11/21/2014

A great oceanfront unit with a large lanai. Beautiful vista with gorgeous sunsets accompanied by the sounds of crashing surf and onshore breezes. Unit is clean and well-equipped with furnishings and appliances in very good condition. Even with some nits this is easily the nicest condo that we've rented in four stays on the island. We enjoyed our twenty day stay in this condo and would rent it again on another visit. Nits: very warm indoors (mid-eighties) on those sunny September afternoons...A/C would be a welcome addition to the numerous ceiling fans. Also, we did have multi...

Reviewed by canadiantravellers4

Date 08/16/2014

Every one of our 21 days at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club, Condo 5-203, either my husband, 19 year old or 21 year old son, or myself, would comment on how perfect the condo and the property was and how we did not see anything that came close to this in Kona. We have stayed all over the world, and have not found a place that provided not only for our needs, comfort and beyond. We stumbled on the Surf and Racquet Club a year prior after the immediate disappointment with our 4 star hotel and stayed up all night trying to find another accommodation. The following year, I spent days onli...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/18/2014

Fantastic, oceanfront location. Well equipped condo with lanai on the ocean. Pool and grounds in great condition. Easy walk to snorkelling beach and grocery store. All around favourite travel spot.

Reviewed by Michael and Avis

Date 03/05/2014

Great place in all respects. The ocean is right outside the window and the whales just offshore. The waves were spectacular and the place was perfect for us. Elizabeth was a great owner and very helpful. We would come back in a minute. If fact I'm going to call her now and set up for next year. Michael

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/15/2014

The condo was very nice-clean, well appointed and had everything we needed. The location and view are amazing! We will be back!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/05/2013

Booked several units at this location and it was perfect for a family reunion. Sunsets, location and ability to cook made for a successful event.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/04/2013

We loved the location of our condo unit which was away from the busier area of alii Drive and one minute from the Best snorkeling beach on this part of the island. Also one minute to the nearest shopping area for supplies. The unit itself was very comfortable and homey feeling with a wonderful breeze that blew through the whole unit. Everything we could have needed was there including beach chairs and boogie boards and the beds were very comfortable. The most magical part of the day was dinner on the lanai watching the sun set - or drop actually- into the ocean. We even saw dolphins playing...

Reviewed by Anna

Date 06/20/2013

My husband and I and our 12 year son stayed here in June 2013. We loved the condo! It was large, well kept and had the best view. We had a few meals on the lanai, and think it was better than any fancy restaurant. We loved that there were beach chairs and boogie boards for our use, and used them a lot. The bed was so comfortable! And hearing the waves at night was wonderful. There are geckos all over the grounds outside, and our son enjoyed trying to find them all. We used the pool a few times and walked down to the small beach. We explored the tide pools and even saw some turtles ve...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/17/2013

This was our second time to stay at Kksrc within 2 years and although we loved our ground floor unit last time, we loved our 2nd floor unit even more! This unit is so close to the water it makes you feel like you are on a boat when you are sitting in the living room or on the lanai. We spent hours just staring at the ocean and the binoculars were a plus for spotting mantarays and dolphins! There was even a whale sighting on one of the nights we were out! The unit was very clean and had all the right amenities and was very organized. Check-in was simple like last time and we needed no assist...

Reviewed by Drold

Date 06/12/2013

Condo 5-203 is well maintained and beautiful. Additionally, many items we thought we might have to buy, such as beach towels, insulated pack for cold beverages and beach chairs, were all provided. There were extra bath towels too. We would return if visiting Hawaii again. We were there on a girls trip - mom, daughter, sister (aunt). The condo fit all of our needs. The only thing lacking was a couple of tennis racquets. The manager offered to find us some- if only we had time to play, with everything else there was to do and see.

Reviewed by Angie

Date 05/18/2013

The condo was in a great location and the view of the ocean and the sounds of the waves were super wonderful. I went to really relax from stress and it was the perfect place to do that. The condo was very clean, floor plan was superior and had everything you could need for a wonderful vacation

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/27/2013

The condo was lovely with several small touches that were a real pleasure such as a welcome basket of local produce. The location was directly on the water with surf breaking in spectacular bursts. The unit was clean, nicely furnished and in good condition. The only problem was the dishwasher was broken. Was not a big deal.

Reviewed by Chico Clan

Date 03/26/2013

This is our favorite place to stay yet! We had plenty of room for the four of us--with two bathrooms and the spacious layout it was a perfect home away from home. The condo is very clean and nicely appointed; the washer and dryer are a really nice convenience, too. The view is beautiful and the ocean is literally outside the window--the surf can be pretty loud crashing against the lava shore below, so light sleepers may want earplugs! The resort has lush tropical landscaping and is clean, quiet and feels safe. Great place to stay if you want to relax!

Reviewed by Dan

Date 03/13/2013

We really appreciated the fresh fruit and coffere basket the owners left for us in the condo. The only regret is that we didn't get to meet them at the farmers market as we arrived Sat. afternoon. The unit was beautiful as well as the view. It would have been nice to have a pizza pan in the oven. Not sure if the oven temp Is functioning correctly, but we figured it out. Ran out of garbage bags and did not know who to call. We did call Tony, but he did not call back. Other than that, the condo felt like home and we we're very comfortable there all week. Thank you.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/20/2013

Best: location, close to golf course and beach, clean, well decorated and recently updated condo, well stocked kitchen. Least: small tv without hi def and DVR

Reviewed by Shelley

Date 01/06/2013

Great spacious condo with perfect views of the ocean. Very clean, beautiful decor and can see the ocean from the kitchen, dining, living and bedrooms. Even saw dolphins out front of our unit. Loved the welcoming basket of fruits, coffee and jams. The owner is always available to assist 24/7. The lanai was so large and spanned from the living room to our bedroom. Our son loved that his bedroom overlooked the golf course. Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Highly recommend this place to anyone who wishes to be on the ocean.

Reviewed by Teacher53

Date 12/08/2012

We had a really awesome time in Kona and our stay at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club condo was very nice. We couldn't have asked for more. Spacious...spectacular views up the coast to Kona. Close, but not too close or too far. Very quiet. Nice and clean. It was sooo nice to have a laundry in our condo. We will definitely try to make it back here again! Thank you!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/31/2012

We loved our two weeks here. Would recommend it to everyone. A great view, a comfortable lodgings, a quiet location, and a very helpful owner - what more do you need? The complex was quiet, clean, and beautiful. Oh, how I would love to live here!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/30/2012

Condo is in a great location. Very spacious, with a large lanai over looking the ocean. The kitchen comes well equiped, and on property there are also several gas BBQ grills to use as well. The condo owners also had boogie boards, beach towels, chairs, and even a beach umbrella. Condo owners communicated timely, and effectively. Would definitely recommend to friends and other family members.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/30/2012

Wow! What a wonderful place. The lanai alone is worth the price of the rental! A very nicely appointed two bedroom which just feels like home the moment you walk in. The condo was immaculate with a well-equipped in a very nice resort very convenient to everything in the Kona area. Fall asleep with the sound of the waves, just incredible. Also worth noting is that the owner was a joy to work with and really committed to our feeling comfortable. We are already saving for our next visit. Maholo!

Reviewed by Scuba Dog

Date 03/11/2012

Aloha, we really enjoyed our week in this condo. The owner provided excellent service. It was easy to make a reservation, and clear instructions and directions were emailed to us. And, there was a lovely gift basket on the counter for us when we arrived. We thought that the condo was much nicer than it showed in the photos. This is a beautiful, spacious condo in a great location right on the ocean. The Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club is a quiet and well-maintained complex. This was not our first trip to Kona but it was the first time that we stayed at the Keauhou Kona Surf &...

Reviewed by Verena

Date 03/07/2012

We had a great stay in this wonderful condo. It is very well equiped and it was very clean.The view from the lanai and even from the bedroom is breathtaking. We saw a whale jumping out of the water right in front of the lanai.And one morning even a large group of dolphins passed by.The grounds are very well maintained. We sure would like to come back.

Reviewed by Washington Duffer

Date 02/22/2012

We rented this condo after visiting a friend who rented in the same building. Previously we had stayed at the Kanaloa in ocean front units. We were not disappointed. Much of the unit has been renovated and the furniture and decorating was very tasteful. We loved the fact that the owner had provided all the necessary beach accessories. The kitchen was much better equipped than other resort condos we've rented. While we were there the surf was so high they boarded up the lanaiis on the first floor for 2 days. You definitely want to be on the second or third floor for the view and to a...

Reviewed by C&V

Date 01/01/2012

First class service, professional, courteous and friendly. The condo was well equiped, clean, comfortable. The location was awesome, close to shopping, snorkelling and tennis. The susnsets and the views are un-paralleled.

Reviewed by Lynn and Jack

Date 12/22/2011

This is the perfect condo! Having been members of RCI for years, this is by far the best condo we have rented. The pictures don't even do it justice! The rooms are large, bright, and comfortable. The lanai is. wonderful (and larger than it looks in the photos) and the kitchen includes every kind of utensil, small appliance, and serving and dishware you could want. There were 4 of us and the condo is set up perfectly for that number. The second bedroom looks over a beautiful golf course (not a parking lot like other buildings in the resort) and the master and living room/dining room and kitc...

Reviewed by John & Mae

Date 11/26/2011

Unit 5-203 was fantastic. The view from the lanai is fabulous; the ocean seeming to be a few feet away. It really is only 100 feet or so away. The soft sounds of the waves are very restful. All the appointments are quite good. This was our 4th vacation to Hawaii, however, the first time on the "Big Island.” We have really fallen for the Kona area and further, couldn't ask for a better resort than The Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club. Our Condo was complete with everything necessary to make a vacation stay great. And the owner, Elizabeth , was so very accommodating and informative befor...

Reviewed by Patricia & Joe

Date 02/18/2020

The ocean is right there! The view and sound of the ocean is unobstructed and private. We felt that we were the only ones there. Kudos to the owners as it is very well appointed. They have provided pretty much everything you need for indoor and beach living. It is NOT set up sparsely like a typical rental. We really enjoyed the location as it is close to shopping and activities and not too far from the town of Kailua-Kona. There is a great swimming beach about a half mile away and just another mile north was a beach that was perfect for boogie boarding with great breaking waves. We ...

Reviewed by Hiroshi Takagi

Date 01/15/2020

All facilities including rooms and valcony are very clean. We could enjoy a nice ocean front view !!

Great location, uncomfortable lanai furniture

Reviewed by Deborah

Date 12/24/2019

Nicely updated and well stocked condo in a great location. Best feature is oceanfront location. Most challenging feature for us was very uncomfortable lanai furniture (bar height tables and hard wooden chairs) making it impossible to enjoy meals on the lanai. No air conditioning can be an issue when the breezes don't blow.

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Reviewed by Shirley

Date 12/13/2019

I’ve stayed here three times and it never disappoints. Beautiful condo, extremely well furnished, a real working kitchen, and spectacular oceans views. I also love that I can walk to the nearby beach for some of the best snorkeling on the island. The nearby shopping center has a full-sized grocery store and several decent restaurants. Really, this place is perfect.

Reviewed by Jeanne

Date 12/01/2019

I just wrapped up a wonderful, relaxing stay in KKSRC unit 1-202 - my favorite unit of several I've stayed in over the last 5 years. This unit is clean, recently updated, well-stocked with everything you'll need, and perfectly located on the ocean and close to the BBQ pavillian. Although convenient to shopping, it's serene and beautiful. I saw dolphins, mongoose, birds, and beautiful sunsets all from the lanai! Don, Laurelee, and Leslie are all excellent to work with. Thanks again for a completely restorative getaway!

Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club, Condo 1-202

Reviewed by David Young

Date 11/26/2019

We had a wonderful stay and really enjoyed the condo! The condo was in great shape and in a beautiful location and is well supplied with nearly everything we needed for the stay such as beach chair, umbrellas, coffee maker, kitchen supplies, rice maker, etc. We thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the lanai for happy hour and watching the sunset - perfect location for that! I will forward this link to my wife who I am sure will also want to provide a review. I have a few opportunities for improvement that I saw and thought I would pass on are: (1) ensure that there are adequate convenience su...

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Reviewed by JD

Date 08/24/2019

Beautiful Condo w/ an amazing ocean view and super friendly and available management/ownership. The facilities were excellent, the convenience and location were great, and despite booking very late everything went very smoothly. I highly recommend this option and appreciate how easy and beautiful the entire experience was

Reviewed by David

Date 06/26/2019

We came here to close a difficult house deal. The unit was very nice, super clean and welcoming. The oceanfront is amazing, and the sound of the water is a comforting friend when things are tough. Really sleep good here! Thank you guys for being great, and letting us extend our stay, when our deal took a little longer that expected.

Reviewed by JENNY

Date 05/04/2019

Our family of 5 had a great week long stay for our first trip to BI. Wall to wall views and sounds of the ocean to wake to and fall asleep to. There is no AC but the ocean breezes and the fans kept things comfortable and we were usually at the pool during the hottest time of day. The home was stocked with beach and cooking essentials and in-house laundry is so convenient. Don and Laurelee were lovely to deal with, and attentive and responsive with communications. Would stay again!

Reviewed by Elizabeth

Date 01/06/2019

This is a great condo located right on the water. It is very clean and well stocked with comfortable furniture and beach supplies (chairs, towels, snorkels, fins, coolers, etc.). The beach about a 8-10 minute walk had great snorkeling. The views from the condo and lanai are beautiful. We would definitely stay here again on our next trip to the big Island.

Reviewed by Douglas

Date 12/23/2018

Beautiful condo with perfect views. We have stayed at 3 different Kona Racquet Club Condos over the years.This condo association is very well managed and the grounds are clean,clean,clean. This condo was our favorite. Well decorated with many extras including beach toys and chairs. We will return.

Reviewed by Kari

Date 12/04/2018

Form the moment we arrived, this condo provided everything to make our vacation special. From all our kitchen needs, everything was explained very well to help us navigate and the view is extraordinary!! We had a wonderful time and would refer this property as well as cant wait to come back. Thank you so much!! Kari and Dean Hay

Reviewed by Amy

Date 08/24/2018

We loved our stay at this condo and wish we had made it longer. Keauhou is a wonderful location and this condo was perfect*. Comfortable in every way* *As long as you can do without a/c. The ceiling fans and stand up fans were enough for us.

Reviewed by Cynthia Moodie

Date 04/26/2018

I would highly recommend this beautiful, clean, ocean side condo. The owners have gone far above and beyond by sharing a well furnished kitchen, beach chairs, coolers and ice packs, snorkel gear, and a great list of restaurants in the area that are favorites. These extras made our vacation! Having coffee on the lanai, with the ocean view, is heavenly! We would love to return!

Reviewed by John

Date 03/27/2018

We had a fantastic stay at your condo. Everything that you could anticipate we could need was available. We used your snorkel equipment, beach chairs, etc. You had virtually every beach accessory imaginable. My two sons and I were able to find everything we needed. There was no need to rent any equipment. Waking up each morning to the sounds of the surf was wonderful. I really miss it back here in central Texas. We also found everything we needed in your kitchen, including a pizza pan and pizza cutter. My wife was amazed at how clean the condo was, and she is very picky. You h...

Reviewed by Dave

Date 01/10/2018

We just returned from our sixth visit to this particular condo. As evidenced by our loyalty, we love it! The condo itself is lovely and tastefully appointed. It has every convenience you would need for relaxing, playing tennis, or going to the beach. The kitchen is well appointed which makes it easy to cook or reheat meals. The best feature of the condo, in my opinion, is the beautiful lanai overlooking the ocean. We eat most of our meals there, and spend much of our time enjoying the tranquility, listening to the waves, and watching the beautiful sunsets. The condo is located perfectly....

Reviewed by jean-pierre

Date 09/05/2017

We had a great stay in this unit. great location, great unit! The view of the ocean is really nice, and so close, and were falling asleep and waking-up to the sound of the waves.... The lanai is large, has tables and long chairs, we had all our meals outside. the unit had coolers, icepacks, masks, fins, tubas, boogie boards, everything you need. The pool was nice, but the tennis courts were closed, due to lights issues, I would have played, but, we didn't go to big island for that! Thanks! jp

Reviewed by Sandy

Date 04/30/2017

We were lucky enough to spend four nights in Unit 1-202 at the Surf and Raquet Club this month. The condo is wonderful- nicely updated and stocked with everything you could possibly want for a vacation. The pool is lovely, the BBQ facilities make outdoor cooking so easy, and sitting on the lanai listening to the surf at night is very soothing! We used the excellent snorkeling equipment at a nearby beach. The Club is located just south of the hustle and bustle of Kona- easy to get to, but far enough away to avoid traffic. I can't recommend this condo enough- but stay away from the townhouses...

Splendid Stay

Reviewed by Doreen

Date 04/24/2017

Our seven-day stay was splendid. We found the condo very comfortable and it was stocked with everything we needed. All we had to do was buy some food and drink and we settled in for a wonderfully restful holiday. The unit was clean, well maintained and beautifully furnished. It was exactly what we wanted and needed. One suggestion I would make is to put rubber feet on the lanai furniture including the loungers. I am a 5'1" woman who had to be very careful getting onto the high chairs as they tended to slip on the tile floor. Also, I had to stand by when my adult disabled son got on or of...

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Reviewed by Jeanne

Date 04/09/2017

I took my third trip to Kona at the end of March - my third trip staying in this very unit! The condo is spotless, beatifully furnished (lovely teak patio furniture), has a stunning view of the ocean and garden-like groundss, and is located conveniently close to the BBQ grills. This is great, since I cooked fresh fish for meals every day of my trip! Laurelee, Don and Ken are always friendly, responsive to any questions about the island and local attractions, going above and beyond with recommendations. This is my favorite place for relaxing getaway.

Reviewed by LouAnn

Date 01/25/2017

My two adult children and I spent a wonderful week at KKSR. Lauralee's directions to get to the complex and into the condo were very complete and easy to follow. The condo was very spacious and wonderfully equipped. The kitchen was very roomy and provided all necessary tools, appliances, etc. I appreciated the various spices and condiments left by other renters. We used the snorkel equipment, boogie boards, chairs, noodles and coolers. There was even a collapsible wagon to haul all the beach stuff if needed. The beds were quite comfortable. The lanai was huge and I enjoyed sitting out ...

Reviewed by James

Date 12/22/2016

The condo we rented was perfect. We usually rent for a month to six weeks in Europe each winter, and this was as good as anything we've ever had. The unit was perfectly located, spacious, incredibly well equipped, and spotlessly clean. Our only regret was having to leave after just two weeks. We will definitely be returning to Hawaii, and will try to get the same or similar location.

Reviewed by Bob and Jan

Date 12/13/2016

For anyone looking for a serene, relaxing and lovely location, this is the place. We have stayed at this complex for many years. This is the first time in this condo. It was delightful. Everything we needed for our stay. We love having breakfast on the lanai watching the outriggers, boats, dolphins and whales as well as watching the sunset from the lanai.. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Fred and Amber

Date 06/18/2016

Our condo was amazing!! From the moment we walked inside.... The view was spectacular. The condo was neat, clean, and well furnished. Everything you need is there for cooking, beach fun, and home stuff. We literally left the screen doors open throughout our stay as the weather was wonderful and nothing can beat hearing the ocean waves feet from the condo. There is also a great book that tells you different things you can do and see on the island. That was super helpful. The location is also perfect. Minutes away from beaches, stores, and downtown Kona. I would highly recommend this c...

Reviewed by Gayla

Date 04/30/2016

This condo is awesome. It was very clean, tidy and spotless. There were all the conviences needed and more. I love having the 2 bed rooms and bath as we traveled with my son who is in his 20's and appreciated the privacy. We enjoyed the lanai spending a lot of time out there watching the waves and enjoying the view. I especially loved sleeping with the sliding door to the lanai open at night while we slept. The sound of the waves made it conducive to having a good nights sleep. We did not miss an air condition at all. Just leaving the window and sliding doors open kept it cool and co...

Reviewed by Auntjeanie

Date 04/02/2016

The pictures on the website don't do this condo justice. The view off the balcony is beautiful! It was super clean and very homey. The beds were comfortable and everything was updated and in great shape. There was a welcome basket of fruit and goodies when we arrived. A wonderful start to our Hawaiian vacation. We highly recommend this unit!

Reviewed by Mike

Date 03/24/2016

This was our second time at the Surf and Racquet Club, but the first in this Condo. We loved this one even better than before!! Same amazing ocean-side sights and sounds (including waves that sounded like they were crashing inside the condo!), but being closer to the BBQ and pool was great! Condo was very clean and well maintained. We hope to come back again and again and again... Thanks SO much!

Reviewed by Grant

Date 03/24/2016

The condo is fantastic, close to the ocean and very private. The condo was very clean, well maintained and had everything we needed to enjoy our vacation. Thoroughly enjoyed the lani, the beautiful sunsets and relaxing noise of the surf both day and night. The owners were very helpful at responding to questions before we arrived, and their book of suggestions in the condo was very helpful. We would recommend the condo to friends and family, and will definitely stay there again if we ever return the the Big Island.

Great Start to Our Stay

Reviewed by Daniel

Date 02/02/2016

Our family of three adults and three kids stayed at this condo for the first leg of our two week visit to the Big Island. It kicked us off right. First, you should know we arrived just before midnight after 20 hours of travel. So I would have been in no condition or mood to struggle with complicated check ins or disappointment. Thankfully, we had neither. Directions and access were clear and easy, and we entered the condo just before midnight. First impression - wow, it was spotless. I can't praise the cleaning crew enough. Second, we found a lovely fruit basket and tote welcomin...

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Reviewed by Thomas

Date 08/02/2015

One of the best condos I ever stayed in. Spacious, very clean and in every regard above the standard. The kitchen was great (so many kitchen utensils, spices, pots, pans, etc), it felt like home. Huge balcony overlooking the ocean (we saw dolphins from the balcony). Plenty of toys for the beach and for the badminton field right across from the unit. Very nice BBQ area right next to the condo. I would definitely stay again!

Reviewed by Jamie

Date 07/17/2015

I took my parents to Hawaii for a vacation and had a fantastic time. My father has been to Hawaii more than ten times, but this was by far his favorite visit. I highly recommend staying in this great location. We will definitely be back!

Reviewed by MLGG

Date 05/25/2015

This is a great condo. It is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. We had everything we needed for a fun stay. They even provided snorkel and beach gear (although we had our own so didn't use it.) The location is perfect, right on the water, beautiful views from the lanai. Also condo is very close to a shopping center with grocery store, pharmacy, and multiple restaurants. Nearby harbor is take-off point for several snorkel tours. You can walk to nearby beach. The condo was well-equipped. We didn't really cook - but the kitchen appeared to have everything that would be needed. There i...

Reviewed by Timo S

Date 08/10/2014

We spent 11 nights of our summer break at the surf and racquet club, absolutely brilliant. The apartment had pretty much everything we could ask for - in addition to the fully equipped kitchen, we were pleasantly surprised by the beach chairs and boogie boards. The supermarket was right next door, and all locations in Kona were a short drive away. Easy ocean access from the condo area would have been a great plus, but the closest beach was anyway only a 10 minute walk away. Loved the sunsets from the lanai!

Reviewed by PS79

Date 07/31/2014

Beautifully appointed condo. It had everything that you could wish for to make your stay an excellent experience. The views from the lanai left us speechless. They even had travel guides and other useful tips and information to explore the island. Can't wait to go back.

Reviewed by Tom

Date 04/01/2014

Location was great as it allowed easy access to everything on the Kona Coast, but without needing to stay in the really busy sections. The condo was fully supplied from linens to beach equipment. Even had a set of binoculars for each of us to view happenings on the ocean. The condo was very clean, and even had an intermediate cleaning half way through our two week stay. The only thing to improve the venue is to put a really nice sandy beach nearby. That said, it would just move the crowds to our backdoor and take away from the peaceful setting. So... instead of a walk to the beach it ...

Reviewed by Amy

Date 03/31/2014

The Condo at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club #1-202 was perfect for our vacation. We traveled with 2 adult children. Views of the ocean and sunsets were amazing. We saw a school of spinner dolphins right from our lanai. We all loved the nearby beach with snorkeling and beginner surfing. All the beach gear we needed was there for us to use: beach towels, snorkel gear, umbrella, coolers and boogie boards. The grounds were beautiful and well kept. Pool was clean. Bbq grills right outside the unit were so convenient. The condo had all the comforts of home and everything we could want or ne...

Reviewed by Rainey Kellogg

Date 02/22/2014

We really enjoyed everything about this place. We have loved the property for a long time with great courts, a location made for lazy snorkeling, a pool for laps, and super walks nearby. This was the first time we were on the ocean - and we loved it...The lanai was so great that it was hard to leave to do other things. The waves were spectacular, as were the sunsets, and the whales...even the spinner dolphins.The unit had it all - comfortable, welcoming, everything there that we needed. Even beach and sports gear! Thanks you!

Reviewed by Shirl

Date 01/25/2014

This is one of the nicest condos we've ever stayed in. It sits right on the ocean's edge, with waves crashing onto the lava rock below. The furnishings are lovely and comfortable, and this is really the best-equipped condo we've ever had: appliances, dishes, amenities, spices, food items, even little office supplies like tape, pens, paper, etc. The pool is convenient, and we could walk to some of the best snorkeling we've experienced. It's also an easy drive into town. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by Mr. and Mrs. Dorough

Date 11/23/2013

Aloha Condos provided excellent, clear, and thoughtful service, making it easy to arrive at, enjoy, and depart from this wonderful oceanfront condo. The unit was clean, well organized, and had everything we needed for a stress-free stay. We prefer staying at the end of alii Drive and away from the hustle and bustle of Kona, and the Surf & Racquet Club site was just what we wanted. We did not use the pool because we prefer the ocean for a swim. However, we did play tennis on the perfect, well maintained tennis courts every day. We spent a substantial amount of time in early mornings...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/15/2013

We rented condo 1-202 and it just fit our needs perfectly. The whole rental transaction was super simple. The condo is stocked with everything we needed. Having beach towels, beach chairs and coolers was above and beyond. The pictures of the condo and the view do not to it justice. Sitting on the lanai, you are right on the ocean. We had a great time. We will be back!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/29/2013

The Surf and Racquet Club is in a great location. Quiet enough to be restful but close to good dining and grocery shopping. Condo 1-202 was perfect. We had beautiful sunsets and the condo had every amenity necessary for self-catering. We would stay again if we get to Kona again and recommend it 100%.

Reviewed by Clara

Date 08/13/2013

We stayed at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club Condo 1-202 for 4 days in august 2013. The 2nd floor view from the lanai is amazing. The sound of the surf will lull you to sleep each night. Gorgeous sunsets! The condo in great condition and very, very clean. Works really well for family of 4-5 persons. The pool is great and has a covered portico for those of us who don't want to sit in the sun. Didn't use the tennis courts but they are in excellent shape. The grounds are manicured and are really lovely. Overall, one of the nicest units and the best complex I have rented.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/28/2013

We loved condo 1-202! It was right on the ocean. We enjoyed falling asleep to the sound of the waves. It was very spacious- easily accommodating 2 adults and 2 teens. The kitchen had nice full-size appliances. We also got good use out of the boogie boards and fins. Having laundry in the unit was also a plus, as was wi-fi. Only negatives- bed could be slightly more comfortable, and the living room furniture could use some updating. I'd give it 4.5 stars, if I could. I would definitely stay there again!

Reviewed by Johnno

Date 05/18/2013

We had a delightful stay in Condo 1-202. It is a beautiful 2BR, 2Ba condo that is great for two couples. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay and is furnished very nicely. The view is killer - we saw some great sunsets from the lanai and there is a kind of 'blowhole' in the lava rock that is neat too. We fixed grilled fish on the BBQ a couple of nights and ate on the lanai. The Keauhou shopping center is just a short distance. The Thai food place there is great too.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/26/2012

My husband and I had a wonderful time at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racket Club. The condo was just perfect with everything we need and the view, my God, amazing, right in front of the ocean, what's best to wake up each morning with this view!!! It's a very quite location, perfect to stay mellow and also to explore the island. I would recommend this condo to anyone and if we have the chance to come back to Big Island, we will for sure sleep in this wonderful condo!

Reviewed by JP

Date 07/04/2012

We were thrilled when we first saw the inside of the condo. It is very clean and well equipped. The kitchen has quality cookware and several nice appliances. The washer and dryer are nearly new, and were nice to have available. It was great to have boogie boards, tennis and badminton rackets, snorkeling equipment, and beach towels, all available within the condo. The lanai was wonderful, with a beautiful view of the ocean and sunsets. The condo is near a great snorkeling beach, and fairly close to shopping.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/09/2012

this was the second time i have stayed at this complex and a great condo again. everything i could have needed was there. from tenis racquets, a volleyball, towels, chairs, just everything. close to pool and bbq. i love the huge lanai with plenty of seating.

Reviewed by Cathy

Date 03/13/2012

Can't say enough about how great this place was. Lots of space. Every thing clean and furnished with high quality amenities. Everything you needed was available, including guide books, snorkle equipment, binoculars and everything in the kitchen you might need. The lanai was spacious and the beds were so comfortable after a long day. Would recommend to anyone.

Reviewed by Barbara

Date 02/26/2012

Plenty of room. Loved the oceanfront location!! Safe, gated community. Lovely pool.

Reviewed by Heidi

Date 02/18/2020

Great townhouse in a wonderful location directly ocean front. It was very peaceful listening to the giant waves crash on the lava rocks. Saw a couple of whales and enjoyed the beautiful visiting birds. Grounds are nicely landscaped, large inviting pool, nicely decorated Aloha style condo. Had everything amenity and kitchen wise that you would need, plenty of linens, towels, and toiletries. Very affordable price. Only slight complaint is AC temp couldn’t be adjusted or maybe I just couldn’t figure out how to do it. The attic fan helps to cool the place at night. Would definitely recommend t...

Reviewed by lynn

Date 02/10/2020

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The location is fabulous. We saw lots of whales and dolphins from our unit. However, the unit needs a new interior paint job as the paint is very "well used." The place was very, very comfortable with all the amenities in place. We appreciated having our own private corner of Kona.

Reviewed by Richard

Date 11/19/2019

We have stayed at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club and will do so again. All of the elements for a great stay are present at this location. Besides being oceanfront, visitors should take note that the condos are in the midst of historic and cultural ruins. Please take our comments as constructive. When we stayed in November there was an heat wave and because we had opted out of air conditioning, there were some uncomfortably hot afternoons. We suggest that the air conditioning be available at no charge year-round, perhaps included in a higher rental fee. With the higher rental fee the...

Reviewed by Justin

Date 10/15/2019

I really liked this place for how reasonable the price was . Yeah it was a little hot upstairs but they had plenty of fans upstairs and an attic fan , slept great ! I would definitely stay here again ! The pool was great for the kids and the location was perfect based on everything to do is so close to town! “The poke shack “ down the street is incredible! “Shaka tacos “ 10 mins south is awesome as well for fish tacos “

Reviewed by Korranis

Date 09/18/2019

First we arrived, we have got a welcome Local gift fruits which the taste was so fabulous! (Having it right away).We were there for 3 nights. The location was just perfect! By the sea view, nice outdoor space for chilling (tip: just bring mosquitos spray). The house having every thing; good kitchen, laundry, bathrooms are so cute! Decorate, towels are plenty! Thank you for your place, we’ve got a wonderful vacation in Hawai’i :)

Reviewed by Shelley

Date 07/31/2019

We stayed in this condo for the Kona side of our vacation end of June. Condo is clean and well appointed. Beds are comfy. Upstairs was very hot, but we did find an attic fan at the end, wasn't mentioned in any paperwork or signs in house. Didn't use because was leaving that day. The breeze did come in at night to cool things down a bit. Downstairs was cool due to AC. Our friends stayed in another unit, same condos. They had a corner unit. If staying in this area again, I would do a corner unit, better breeze, open patio and they had a better view because no ocean wall. Overall, though, real...

Reviewed by Dean

Date 06/27/2019

Easy to find with good access info and great location. A couple of problems--the AC was pitifully undersized for the unit. Yes, it says the main floor, but it was not clear that that unit would not cool the entire house. So we slept on the floor on cushions on the first floor. That was a major disappointment--in spite of the way the listing was worded--which was not clear. The rest was fine--terrace, location, cleanliness--all good. The booking was charged to our credit card from a place I'd never heard of, so there was confusing the week before over a 'mysterious' charge that turned ...

Reviewed by Jacqueline

Date 06/15/2019

This was our first time in Kona as we usually stay in Maui when visiting Hawaii. We loved this condo for many reasons. The ocean view was amazing. The condo was clean, the kitchen was well stocked and the beds were comfortable. Our only gripe was that the downstairs furniture in our opinion was not comfortable. Although we didn't spend much time indoors. That being said, we will definitely return and would recommend this condo to others!

Reviewed by Cheryl

Date 06/09/2019

This was our first visit to Hawaii and picked this clean & beautiful condo. The location is perfect, close to a grocery store and walking distance from a public beach. There is a clean pool on the grounds that we used as well. Thank you Roger and Kathryn for sharing your condo with us. We will be back!

Reviewed by Lorie

Date 04/04/2019

The townhouse is in a great oceanfront location. Great for a family of 4.

Reviewed by Thomas

Date 03/28/2019

This was our 6th visit to Kona and our 4th stay at Kona Surf and Racquet Club. Nothing beats the sound of the surf and the breeze for a relaxing time. The location is central to all activities you would choose to do. We always rush “home” though to be sure we are sitting on the lanai to witness the amazing sunsets.

Reviewed by JAdrian

Date 03/11/2019

Great location, with amazing views of the Pacific. Couldn't ask for a closer place to the water. During the winter you may actually "feel" waves as they crash on the rocks. 8min walk (2min drive) to a great snorkeling beach and 4miles to town. Unit was very clean and stocked (including beach chairs, cooler and boogie boards). Bring your tennis racquet as there are 3 lit courts on the property next to the large pool. We did not use the BBQ facilities, but have done so in the past to great delight. Wifi worked well and having laundry and A/C in the unit was great. Patio needs a little work, ...

Reviewed by Brian

Date 03/06/2019

Location is fabulous. Arrival and departure was simple and straightforward. Everything was clean and ready for us. The unit was well appointed and very comfortable.

Reviewed by Erin

Date 01/20/2019

The condo was small but had everything we needed to have a relaxing stay on the big island. We tried several times to contact the host with small questions we had before we arrived but the host never responded. While this didn’t ruin our trip it was a little frustrating to feel ignored. The basket of fruit waiting for us when we arrived was a nice touch. The beds were comfortable and there were plenty of beach towels and beach supplies at the condo for us to use which was great. The lanai floor is in rough shape but it was still completely functional and has a fantastic view of the shorelin...

Reviewed by Hiroshi

Date 01/19/2019

During our staying for a week, the roof was being unexpectedly repaired, but as a whole my impression was excellent.

Reviewed by Christopher

Date 11/11/2018

This condo was amazing! Right on the ocean. We slept in the master bedroom with the sounds of ocean all night. Great location and easy access.

Reviewed by Amit

Date 11/04/2018

Hi All, This was an amazing place, I realized that I never got back to you about this. During our stay, we used the AC there that I don't believe that I paid for. Can you please let me know how much and how do I pay for this? Regards, Amit

Reviewed by Monique

Date 10/28/2018

I booked travel to stay in this condo in order to pick up and register a vehicle that I had shipped from the mainland to Kona. I ended up canceling my trip due to a delay shipping the vehicle from the mainland. In other words, the vehicle wasn't going to arrive during my stay, so I didn't need to be in Kona. I contacted the owner via email on Sep 10, 2018 to notify her that I needed to cancel my stay which was scheduled for Oct 4-11, 2018 (I canceled 23 days in advance of check in). Since my stay was supposed to happen right before the 2018 Ironman World Championship in Kona on Oct 13 (when...

Reviewed by Janet

Date 10/27/2018

The townhouse was great. It had everything I needed for a comfortable stay, including towels, hairdryer and all necessary kitchen appliances and utensils. It was convenient to Kona and all parts of the island. Definitely hope to return in the near future.

Reviewed by Krista

Date 10/06/2018

We loved staying at this condo!! It is on the quieter side of Ali’i drive. The condo had everything we needed and the bed is SUPER comfy!! The back porch is amazing to experience the sounds of the ocean.

Reviewed by Roy

Date 06/15/2018

The unit was perfect, I also loved the fruit basket and consumed it all during my stay. I didn't spend much time in the unit due to reunion activities but it was especially nice to fall asleep with the sound of the waves hitting the shoreline. It reminded of my days at the Puako beach house during the summer months.

Reviewed by Sherry

Date 06/06/2018

Due to the volcano we were on the edge to CANCEL! I am so glad that we didn’t and that we did go on this much needed vacay! This place was our home away from home we enjoyed every minute of our stay here! The views were very pretty, the ocean right out the back door and out your window at night was the bomb! And the swimming pool my kids just was in heaven... YES we will return and we will recommend this house #177. We will be there again soon!

Location best feature

Reviewed by Lisa

Date 03/24/2018

Cute cozy unit. You can’t beat oceanfront location, proximity to pool & grills, beds were comfy, kitchen well stocked. However the unit could use some repairs inside, deck area & issues with lights/fans, air conditioner looked in poor condition even though we didn’t use. With these issues gone it would have been perfect. Mahalo

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Don't have high expectations. Cockroaches anyone?

Reviewed by Justin

Date 02/08/2018

Although this condo promotes ocean front, the ocean is at least 50 feet in front the condo back patio across jagged lava rocks and unaccessible. Because this condo unit is at the end of the row within this condo development, your actually farther away from the ocean as you need to drive somewhere if you want ocean access. The view is nice but most likely not what you're expecting from the description and photos. Hearing the ocean at night can be soothing, however, the loud crashes from the waves against the rocks can be very loud and alarming if you are light sleeper, keeping you up at nigh...

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Scenic ocean views

Reviewed by Kathleen

Date 02/06/2018

This is our fourth year at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Townhouse 177. We are very disappointed in the current condition of the townhouse. The townhouse has lost its "Aloha" feeling. Also identified some safety issues that I've shared with owner and local contact. The grounds of the complex are beautiful and well maintained.

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Reviewed by Jim & Sue Graham

Date 11/27/2017

Title says it all. The pictures on the website were beautiful, but were not as breathtaking as being there in person. The unit was well equipped for both the two of us and for entertaining. We were there with a group for an anniversary party and enjoyed sunset on the lanai both by ourselves and with the group. The welcome basket was much appreciated. We walked to the beach and snorkeled there more than once. Plus the sites in and around Kona made this an ideal base for our week on the island. We highly recommend the night snorkel with the Mantas, it can't happen anywhere else in the world a...

Reviewed by Valere

Date 11/10/2017

The townhome itself was great, but with no AC upstairs, it was unbearably hot, which made for 3 miserable nights. At the end of Oct., the temps should have been in the mid-70's but they were in the mid- to high-80's with a lot of humidity. My son slept on the couch downstairs with the AC, so sleeping comfort left a lot to be desired for both of us. On the positive side, the oceanside view was great, the amenities were very good, parking was easy, and it is a beautiful area. Put AC upstairs and it would be wonderful.

Reviewed by Martin

Date 09/04/2017

This unit is part of a beautiful resort right overlooking the Pacific Ocean offering amazing sunsets night after night. It is well furnished with extremely comfortable master bed . The kitchen has all the amenities you can dream of. On the downside the air conditioning unit is noisy and located on the main floor it really should be located on the top floor as this is where you really need it when you sleep. The unit is beat up it would need several renovations but it is clean and we felt welcome. Thanks to the owner and their administrators. Mahalo.

Reviewed by lajuana

Date 07/20/2017

We recently stayed for one week, and my son and family stayed next door,also. The view was great with the ocean patio, and the condo very nicely appointed with everything necessary for a happy week. lock key easy entry. would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Luc

Date 03/28/2017

We loved the privacy of sitting on the terrace of unit 177, watching the ocean and sometimes the whales and dolphins. The ocean view from both floors of the condo feels like being on a boat. The waves were a bit load a few nights during our stay of 3 weeks and we had to put on ear plugs. The other nights were just lovely. This unit is very nicely decorated, has lots of amenities for the kitchen and bathrooms (shampoo, soap, scottowel, etc.). The living room sofas are new and very comfortable, the beds and pillows are also very good quality. On the minus side, our emails were left unan...

Reviewed by Wendy

Date 02/28/2017

Was pleasantly surprised at the care taken to make this a home away from home for us. Everything you could need was supplied for your stay except the food. When they said ocean side, I was not expecting to have waves crashing and splashing so close, and it was wonderful. Only downside was that we paid for air conditioning, but the little a/c unit did nothing to cool the room and no a/c in the bedrooms. So don't bother to pay extra for it.

Reviewed by Kent

Date 02/20/2017

My wife and I stayed at Townhome 177 for 4 nights in early Feb and thoroughly enjoyed the time spent at the Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club complex. In fact we stayed in a condo unit next door the following week when friends came over for another 10 days. 177 is a nice unit, well equipped, clean, and sits oceanside. The latter trait presented a problem for us. The first floor lanai area feels like sitting in an office cubicle, giving one a tunnel-vision view of the lava rock retaining wall. The view from the upstairs bedroom was great, but sitting on the lanai wasn't. One other small c...

Reviewed by Joy B.

Date 02/20/2017

We spent a week in condo #177 in February.. The grounds for the surf and racquet club were kept very well. It was clean, with nicely landscaped common areas. The condo itself was spotless when we moved in for our 8 day stay. The unit was very well appointed and everything worked as it should. This is ocean front, if you are a light sleeper, you may have trouble with the constant waves crashing on the volcanic rocks below.. it didn't bother me, I slept great, but hubby didn't sleep as well. It was no fault of the bed, it was very comfortable. The fans and the open windows kept the condo at a...

Reviewed by Kathleen

Date 02/01/2017

Aloha. This was our third trip to the Big Island and stay at Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet townhouse 177. This trip was a wonderful break from our snow shoveling chores over the last few weeks.The townhouse was very clean. We appreciated the updates in the kitchen & living room. When we weren't snorkeling, walking or sight seeing, our time was spent on the lanai enjoying the terrific surf. The fruit basket was welcoming and greatly appreciated. We enjoy the grounds of Keauhou Surf & Racquet, lots of beautiful flowers & trees. Walking to the black sand beach, looking for the pe...

Reviewed by Randy & Laurie

Date 12/27/2016

We enjoyed our weekend stay very much at this townhome which included all the amenities we needed and more. The unit was nice, clean and comfortable for us, and provided the right amount of space for our visit. We had a great oceanfront view and during 1 of our nights the crashing waves reminded us of this. The pool was nearby and the area was clean and the water was cool. Thanks also to the condo mgr.(Tom) who was friendly and helpful in getting the TV up and running.

Reviewed by John F

Date 11/03/2016

The waves crash on the seawall next to this oceanfront condo, which we've stayed in several times over the years. The sunsets are beautiful and the tennis courts, fees included, are next to the units. Two bedrooms are up a long staircase, with a small living room and kitchen downstairs. Meals are best enjoyed on the patio, with the magnificent view of the ocean. The local contact was very helpful, our wifi went down once and he also helped hunt for an item that was missing when I unpacked my bags upon returning home. Definitely check out this condo if your plans include the Kona/Keauho...

Reviewed by CHRISTINA

Date 04/05/2016

It was so nice to arrive at your beautiful condo. We were finally able to fly out of Denver after a 40-mile an hour blizzard delivered 2 feet of snow which caused our flight to be delayed by a day and a half. When we arrived we were too tired to stop at the grocery store. We were welcomed to Kona by a wonderful basket filled with snacks and delicious fresh fruit. The condo was clean and beautiful. It was stocked with everything we needed from fresh sheets to plenty of towels to kitchen supplies. The directions to the condo from the airport were easy to follow especially driving there...

Reviewed by Kristina

Date 10/06/2015

Perfect place to enjoy the Big Island!! The condo is well appointed and has an amazing oceanfront view! There's a beach to the north end of the property to hang out and enjoy the sunset. Perfect location to everywhere! Walk to One of the best snorkel beaches and a quick drive to town, two-step and Kohala Beaches. Love the extras the owners leave, nice beach towels and backpack chairs. They even leave condiments and cleaning products which is appreciated. Unit is super clean, their team does a great job!!

Reviewed by tracy

Date 09/12/2015

Loved our short stay!!! Views were wonderful!!! Town home was very clean and comfortable. Great location!!! Highly recommended!!!

Reviewed by Agnes

Date 08/23/2015

Nice appartement with a beautiful view on the ocean, convenient for visiting Big Island.

Reviewed by SulliHoff

Date 04/17/2015

Well kept condo. Walking distance to a great snorkeling beach, grocery store and several smaller restaurants. Awesome sunsets from the lanai, watch for the green flash.

Reviewed by Aloha1903

Date 03/25/2015

This is a fantastic place and excellent prompt service too. The location of the property is perfect, it has an excellent view and the property is also very good.

Reviewed by tomandcher

Date 03/19/2015

Making reservation and instructionsto condo were great. Well appointed kitchen. Broken beach umbrella and no clothes dryer (98 humidity to self dry). The dryer repairman came right after the cleaner and left the floor dirty. You couldn't really tell from the photos that the furniture is way too large for the unit and it is cramped feeling. A better place for parents and kid as the rooms are not at all equal. Noise from the tennis court (early!) , pool and through walls. Much deferred maintenance and deep cleaning inside. Nice on site management.

Reviewed by Cevan

Date 03/10/2015

We have family that stays at Na'Hale just up the road and this was the closest place we could find to them and it turned out PERFECT! We loved the crashing seas outside our window. The condo had every accessory/amenity we needed and loved the welcoming fruit basket. The boogie board was broken though :( Heed the directions on the wall for keeping it cool, it worked perfectly once followed.

Reviewed by Kathleen C

Date 03/01/2015

Enjoyed breakfast every morning from the lanai, watching spectacular migrating whale shows. Townhouse 177 is well equipped. Welcome basket is a nice touch. Location is perfect for us as it is very close to snorkeling, Keauhou Bay, shopping & restuarants. Perfect location for daily walks. Close to Keauhou Shopping Center for fantastic Saturday AM Farmer's Market. Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club is a peaceful & well maintained complex. This is our second time staying in townhouse 177 & plan to go again.

Reviewed by malo77

Date 08/16/2014

un endroit tout au bord de l'ocean spacieux et surtout une décoration trés riche, beaucoup de gout. on se sent absolument pas dans une location mais comme chez nous ! on a adoré cet endroit chaleureux !

Reviewed by Jose M

Date 08/12/2014

we are a family and we like very much this property, which was very near to beaches for snorkling, surfing etc. The pool was also great. We enjoyed everyday having breakfast with the seaview and sound from the sea and the sunsets with drinks in our terrace.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/29/2014

Our family love this place. Ocean-front, comfortable, very clean and convenient. Strong recommend it.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/15/2014

ocean front, great ocean and mountain breezes, beatifully furnished. Tennis Courts, pool and immaculate landscape. We were very comfortable here. The kitchen was well equipped and there were plenty of accessories, beach chairs, noodles, coolers and ice, just to name a few. the kichen was recently updated as were the appliances. We will be back!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/18/2014

Thanks Kathryn we had a great time at the condo! The condo was well stocked with everything we needed, we appreciate having those little extras.The waves crashed everyday just outside the door, amazing! Also, Kona was a wonderful island to visit, lots to see and do! Mahalo!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/14/2014

We had a fantastic first stay in Hawaii and Townhome 177 was just perfect for our family of 3. It was very clean and comfortable and had all the necessities like linens, dish soap, laundry soap and beach gear etc. The list could go on and on. It was so great to be able to sit on the lanai and watch the whales. The pool was nice and close so we could take our 7 year old there without any hassle. The grounds of the complex are beautiful as well. Lush tropical vegetation that provided some shade. The shopping center for groceries was a short drive away (2-3 minutes) and we could have wal...

Reviewed by Kathleen & Michael

Date 03/05/2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in townhouse 177 at Keauhou Surf & Racquet. The home was well equipped throughout. The enjoyed all our meals out on the lanai while whale & surf watching. The gift basket welcomed us upon arrival & we thoroughly enjoyed it. The check-in/check-out process was quick & easy. We've already made plans to return here next year.

Reviewed by Brian

Date 12/06/2013

The townhome was perfect..great accommodations, location and views

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/27/2013

We were extremely impressed with the position of the condo near the water, thoroughly enjoying falling asleep to water lapping on the shoreline. The facilities provided everything we could have wanted (cooking, cleaning, games, sports, TV) and the nearby shopping centre was very handy. This was an ideal base to travel around Big Island. Having a car was a must. A beautiful touch with the hamper was really appreciated. If you don't mind feeling like you're in a home rather than a hotel, this is perfect.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/04/2013

Upon first entry we were greeted by a large fruit basket which set the tone for the rest of the stay. The home was beautifully furnished, very clean and well cared for. Tennis courts and the pool were out the front door. Lava rocks and surf out the back. Sunsets were wonderful.Snorkeling was good within walking distance, to glorious off Captain Cook monument, with other good spots in between. Visitors have to be prepared for long drives to get many places on this island but the pace is slow with very different landscapes to traverse along the way.

Reviewed by Ash & 'ohana

Date 10/23/2013

Everything was available for us .. truly, all you need are your clothes and your groceries!! It was a great 4-day getaway from the hustle and bustle of the 'real' world. Very relaxing and enjoyable! We're hoping to rent the unit again. Some of the ceiling fans weren't working properly, but other than that, the unit was exactly as described. Mahalo nui loa - a hui hou!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 08/09/2013

What a wonderful location to stay in Hawaii! We loved the wonderful views from the condo and the sound of the waves lulled us to sleep at night. Very well outfitted condo with everything you could need and more to have a wonderful stay. We enjoyed the location for getting around Kona and also the pool and views during our stay. Very clean and very comfortable!

Reviewed by JVH

Date 07/05/2013

This was our first trip together to the big island (myself, my wife, and my mother). The condo was great! Every amenity we needed and more. The location (short of beach-side) is superb! We enjoyed our meals looking out at the Pacific on the lanai each morning and evening. The sunsets were awesome! We will definitely be staying here again on a future trip (the Big Island was our favorite so far...much better than Oahu and Maui). Everything went smoothly and it was incredibly relaxing (no noisy neighbors, etc.). Simply an outstanding experience and one that we are looking forward to a...

Reviewed by Jan

Date 05/28/2013

Our family stayed at this townhome for our first trip to the big island. It had everything we needed for going to the beaches. Beautiful resort with great pool area. The decor is beautiful and very homey. We really loved having a bath on each floor (the shower dispensers were great). The lanai right on the ocean was such a treat. The only negative was that the surf got high on our last night necessitating closing up the ocean side of the lower level. That high surf was a wonder to behold, however! Absolutely loved the wonderful fruit and treat basket--we enjoyed it all. We didn't t...

Reviewed by Melissa

Date 04/02/2013

We were so pleased upon arrival at our town home. Everything was provided, including kitchen amenities and items to use at the beach. This was a big deal for us. We loved sitting out on the lanai and watching the sunsets. The location is private and gated, with beautiful surroundings. The kids also loved the pool area. Shopping and grocery store was convenient and very close by. Will definitely recommend to friends and come back!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 02/09/2013

Oceanfront condo, very comfortable for 4. We enjoyed watching whales, dolphins, outriggers -- all the action right from our unit. The owner provided everything we could possibly need for our stay. I highly recommend this lovely place to stay in paradise!

Reviewed by Wally and Sandy

Date 02/05/2013

This townhome suited our needs perfectly - ocean front with the surf pounding! The owner has done a very nice job with the decor. The kitchen was well stocked with whatever we needed. It was clean when we arrived. This is nicely located. We found no problem in seeing the entire island from this location for day trips. We had a repair issue that needed attention while we were there. The local contact did the repair in a very timely manner. Rentors need to be aware of a step down between the entry and the main living area. We arrived in the dark, turned on the lights, and didn't look...

Reviewed by Allen

Date 01/15/2013

This was by far the easiest and most efficient reservation I have ever had. Everything about this property was spot on and the location/ambiance was perfect. I love to cook and the kitchen had every appliance I wanted, I was very pleased at this. The place was very clean and well furnished. We used the exhaust fan as the sun went down and never needed the aC, it was just perfect. I found the location to be awesome, near the end of the units so not a lot of foot or car traffic. And it was very near the pool and tennis courts. Bottom line. I have recommended this place to many many friends...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/09/2012

My family enjoyed staying at Condo 177. There were great restaurants, beaches, and attractions all within a short drive or walk of the condo. I would highly recommend Condo 177.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/26/2012

It was centrally located. The pool is a great size. The mall nearby was very handy. Parking was very close to the condo. The furniture was very comfortable. I would definitely come back to Townhome 177! The flora and trees and grounds are well maintained. Paradise.

Reviewed by pmill

Date 08/26/2012

Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club Townhome 177 was marvelous. It is clean, modern, and tastefully decorated. The ocean views are beautiful and our family of four slept very comfortably. The welcome basket when we arrived was a very nice touch. We purchased the ability to have air conditioning, I am not sure you really need it. The location of the surf and racquet club is perfect. Close to the Kona coffee farms and walking distance to the best snorkeling that we experienced on the Big Island at Kahaluu Beach Park. We ate in a lot, and the kitchen had everything we needed except coo...

Reviewed by Kim B

Date 06/19/2012

We can't say enough about our recent stay in Townhome 177. It was warm, inviting and had everything we needed. The furniture and linens were top notch. The amenities were great. We used the beach gear, coolers and snorkeling equipment--all just right for our needs. The central location was perfect for sight seeing and just relaxing. Our entire trip was lovely and we are so happy we called Townhome 177 our home! We would definitely stay here again.

Reviewed by Pasty WHT

Date 05/05/2012

Thank you to Chuck and Kathleen for a great vacation. We wished we could have stayed longer! Beautiful, quiet and the perfect location. Anything you could possibly need or desire were at our finger tips.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/16/2012

Had a fantastic time at the townhouse. Loved the location - right by a fantastic beach for snorkeling and surfing lessons, and plenty of good and interesting restaurants nearby. Played tennis every day on the well-lit courts. Saw a large pod of dolphins the first morning, and whales periodically breaching throughout the week. Loved the variety of birds in the morning as well. The a/C was locked when we arrived, but Chuck and Bruce quickly responded and came to unlock it and even refunded us for the time that it took them to get there, great customer service! Enjoyed the snorkeling equipment...

Reviewed by Robert & Dorothy

Date 02/22/2012

Townhome 177 was simply one of the best self-catering accommodations that we have experienced through many years of world travel. The oceanside setting is unparalleled, and the views are to die for. We especially appreciated the tasteful decor, the pounding surf at the very foot of our lanai, and the unforgettable sight of humpback whales breaching as we feasted every morning on pineapple, local pastries and Kona coffee. Paradise indeed!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/06/2012

After staying 4 days in a hotel at Oahu and 2 nights in a B&B; in Hilo, our adult sons asked why I hadn't arranged condo's for the whole vacation. We enjoyed our stay, and found everything we needed to make us feel at home. It's not the fanciest place, but neither is our own house. We especially appreciated the washer and dryer and the supply of detergent! The fruit basket was also a very nice touch. If we come back, it will be here.

Reviewed by Rose

Date 11/12/2011

We enjoyed the location very much. It wasn't beach front but sitting on the lanai early in the morning and evening was so peacefull and enjoyable.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/02/2011

This townhouse is in a great, quiet community right on the ocean (lava rock, no beach). The townhouse was stocked with everything you could need and more. We appreciated the very nice welcome basket on arrival and the use of guidebooks better than ours during our stay. Both bedrooms and a bathroom are upstairs, with another bathroom, the kitchen, dining area, and living room downstairs. There is a lanai that is partially covered and opens onto a lava rock cliff into the ocean. The lanai is not totally private as the 3 other units in this section share the same ocean view area. The onl...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 09/01/2011

The condo is beautiful, very comfortable and well set up for our family. It had everything we needed. We enjoyed the sunsets on the terrace, the pool and tennis courts just a few step from the front door along with very nice snorkelling beaches near by. The most amazing souvenir is swimming with dolphins at the capt Cook bay, not to be missed. Thanks for everything

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/22/2010

Excellent communication between owner and aloha condos, management firm for condo. Owner was helpful throughout prior to booking with questions and activites available on island. Condo is well equipment compare to prior units I have stayed in. Location, location...awesome for those not wanting to be right in Kona. Resort is located off ali road, but far enough away you will not here traffic, even if outside enjoying the well groomed landscape. Love being right on the beach with the lava wall in front. Easy walk to the beach and great location for having a rental car and quick access to...

Reviewed by Summer

Date 10/17/2010

Unit was great except for: -CD player did not work -both clock/radios did not work as alarms. Purchase two better quality clock/radios. Needed an alarm to get up at 4 am the day of the ironman race. I did bring a battery powered alarm.

Reviewed by cuyamaca traveler

Date 07/24/2010

Beautiful location, very clean, comfortable beds and full kitchen. Right on the water! Beach towels, ice chests, chairs, umbrellas, sand buckets all there. Good movie and book collection too. Very quiet since it is in a gated area. This was well worth the reasonable price, and we will use it again if we are lucky enough to go back to Hawaii. Dealing with the owner and manager was very easy, and they were very friendly.

Reviewed by see as much as you can while you can

Date 05/29/2010

This rental was beautifully decorated and clean. The beds were super comfy and the unit had everything we needed - beach items and all the gadgets/cooking spices you need in the kitchen. It's away from the touristy area of Kona resort so it was very quiet (except for the crashing surf that is 30 feet from the bedroom window)

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Date 03/10/2010

This is not our first trip to the Big Island and have stayed in several Condos before but this was by far the best! From the lovely guest basket / shampoo & conditioner upon arrival to the numerous amenities , that were provided we couldn't have asked for a better place. We truly only needed a bathing suit and groceries. The unit was clean, and extremely quiet and peaceful. Tastefully decorated. We appreciated the beach chairs, towels, ice chests and UMBRELLA!!! Nicely stocked pantry as well!! We spent every morning and evening on the Lanai. Numerous whale and dolphin sightin...

Reviewed by Sari

Date 03/04/2010

Our stay at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club was such a wonderful experience. We enjoyed our two week stay watching the whales playing each morning from our lanai. Sleeping to the sound of the surf on the lava rock was soothing for the most part, but did get rather loud sometimes! Each evening after we explored the island we would return "home" to watch the gorgeous sunsets over the Pacific. The location was close to great shopping, fine restaurants and a beach just down the road. The townhome was amazingly well furnished with so much; we wanted for nothing. It really was magic!...

Reviewed by Northeners

Date 02/18/2010

We were hesitant to stay at the same place we had been to 27 years ago! However, it turned out to be a wonderful choice. Being greeted with a basket of goodies and tote bag was a great surprise! The decor was wonderful, all furnishings were above average and the quality of bed linens and towels were appreciated. It was also great to have the coolers, beach mats etc. for our stay. The location worked for us with downtown a few minutes away, a grocery close by... and of course the pool a few steps away! We enjoyed the beautiful sunsets and watched the whales from the lanai. Being ...

Reviewed by WorldTraveler

Date 01/31/2010

Everything about our week stay was top notch. An excellent location, we were able to whale watch wile having morning coffee from the lani. The kitchen was as well equiped as any home,including spices & appliances. Nicely furnished livingroom, premium towels in the bathroom. The grounds were well taken care of and there was a good pool and tennis courts on site...nearby were excellent golf facilities and good dining. Minor things that could be done to improve the place include a full size gas BBQ and a flat screen TV. Excellent value for the money, would certainly return.

Reviewed by CentralPA_traveler

Date 01/30/2010

We booked this townhome through Aloha Condos, becuase it provided a very good description and numerous pictures, showing you exactly what you'll be getting. It you want oceanfront, this is as close as you will ever get! The ocean thunders right up to a seawall just a few feet in front of the condo, and at high tide some waves actually cause the condo to shake a little. It is lovely to sit outside on the lanai and watch the water and the sunset -- we ate most of our meals out there. The condo is very well equipped, has everything you would need. We did't use the tennis rackets or the beach ...

Reviewed by drewdav4321

Date 11/24/2009

This condo has it all. Two bedrooms, living room, two bathrooms, kitchen, gorgeous patio (lanai), and a view of waves crashing against the lava rock boulders along the shore 10 feet away. Tastefully decorated in island decor. Kitchen has all utensils and cooking supplies you need. Condo even included coolers and snorkel equipment to borrow. Master bedroom with louvered windows that provide stunning view of ocean. If we had wanted to play tennis, we could have brought our racquets and walked 10 yards to the court and play for free. Located about a 15 minute drive south of the ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/29/2009

The grounds were well kept, the pool was awesome, the home was clean, the furnishings were in excellent condition and the house was nicely decorated. The house is oceanfront with an awesome view. We had the upstairs master bedroom windows open to help keep us cool at night. With the home being oceanfront it means constant waves crashing against the rocks. This is awesome but also takes some time getting use to if your use to quiet conditions when falling asleep. Probably my least favorite thing about the home is the air conditioning unit. It's in the livingroom with the back half in th...

Reviewed by Kona vacationer.

Date 07/13/2009

We elected to try the condo instead of taking 2 hotel rooms for a family of 4 - priced about the sam. It's right on the water... just a few feet beyond the patio is the ocean about 10 feet below. We watched the sunset having dinner on the patio. A shopping center with supermarket is very closeby. Overall a great, comfortable experience....we'll definitely go again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/27/2009

Great location. Beautiful unit. Love the view and sound of waves. Highly recommended to anyone looking for relaxation and the peacefulness of this complex. This is the best place for a REAL vacation.

Reviewed by Gruver Family

Date 04/23/2009

This unit was a delight for the week we were there. Breakfast on the lanai, then a quick dip in the pool and off for a day's adventures. The furnishings are elegant and complete...just bring your Aloha spirit and expect to have a wonderful time. I would rent it again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/23/2009

Older units...excellent value and view. It would be nice to have air conditioning upstairs; it got a little hot at night.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/16/2009

This was our second stay at Townhouse 177. Wonderful spot, wonderful condo. Every ammenity you could need. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/14/2009

This was a very nice townhouse on a great spot. The view was awesome and very relaxing. The complex was gated and quiet. I liked exploring the archeological sites on the property. The adjacent beach was nice and the area was quiet. It is close enough to Kona to be convenient, but far enough away to be peaceful. The owners left informative and helpful notes for us and the supplies of soap, shampoo, etc were generous. We would definitely recommend this townhouse to others. We had a very nice stay.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/13/2009

My wife and I honeymooned here. The condo was great. It had everything we needed to make it home for a week so all we had to buy was food and beverage. Since there was just two of us, this condo had more room than we needed but it worked out great. It would also work out well for two couples or a family of 4. The pricing was reasonable and the location right on the ocean was perfect. We highly recommend this condo.

Reviewed by julie

Date 04/12/2009

We had an excellent time while we stayed at this condo. The condo was well furnished and equiped with everything you would need for a hawaiian vacation. There were beach towels, boogie boards, a lunch cooler and games. The space was ample for 4-5 people. The lanai was comfortable and provided a great view of the ocean. Beach access was easy and there was plenty to do nearby. I would recommend staying on this side of the island and only taking a 1 day trip to the volcano instead of staying on that side of the island. I would highly recommend staying in this condo and would do so again...

Reviewed by bobrob

Date 04/12/2009

My fiancee and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in townhome 177. The property was clean and spacious and had an amazing view of the ocean -- it was right out our door! We slept with the windows open and fell asleep to the sounds of the crashing waves. Best of all, the rate was very affordable. I would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it to others!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/11/2009

This is a piece of paradise! What an amazing place! Located 20 minutes south of the airport, and 5-10 south of downtown Kona, it was the perfect location. This 2BR/2bath condo is oceanfront, with a beautiful lanai with only a few feet of lava separating you from from the Pacific ocean. You are lulled to sleep by the sounds of the waves crashing onto the lava. From this lanai we watched spinner dolphins play every morning, humpback whales pass by, and watched the sun set into the sea. The condo was extremely clean and well furnished, equipped with everything we needed and more! Wireless ...

Reviewed by Rjje

Date 04/10/2009

First time visiting the Big Island, and I came with my wife and two teenage daughters, and this was perfect! Two separate bedrooms, and separate beds for each daughter, made the sleeping arrangements perfect. Having a full kitchen, living/dinig room, and 2 full baths made it feel like a home away from home. The lanai overlooking the ocean made the mornings and evenings a delight, seeing the sun rise and set over the wide expanse of hte ocean. It is furnished with everything you could need (beach stuff, dishes, even washer/dryer). Would definitely recommend this property to anyone - c...

Reviewed by Kate

Date 04/07/2009

We found out about this condo through Trip Advisor and it was very well rated there and we agree! We really appreciated the fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer in the unit. The built-in safe in the master bedroom was nice for that sense of security. We also really liked the extra bathroom downstairs, especially for rinsing out and drying swimsuits and snorkel gear inside, without worrying about leaving them outside. We really enjoyed watching multiple sunsets over the crashing waves from the privacy of the back patio. The only downside was that the water was too rough to go swimmin...

Reviewed by Water Lover

Date 04/06/2009

My husband and I spent four days at the townhouse and wish that we had spent our entire vacation there. The townhouse was lovely, we had everything we needed, in the kitchen, bath, laundry and even for the beach. The gated community made us feel secure and the pool was very clean and well-maintained. Nice notes around the house gave quick advice that helped create a perfect stay. We were close to so many activities--whale watching tours, beaches, shopping, coffee farms, restaurants, etc. We saw whales spouting just offshore while having breakfast on the lanai, and the sunsets were ju...

Reviewed by Amyzoom

Date 04/02/2009

Had a pleasant time in this nicely decorated townhome. We mostly travel to Maui, but this was a treat walking out on our patio and seeing the big crash of white water on the lava rocks. The grounds have quite a bit of history and are absolutly beatiful. Just a short walk to the beach and then on to the Outrigger for cocktails and Pu Pu's. Our only problem was having to board up the downstairs for high surf. Other than that it was better than any of the hotels we saw on our short stay in Keouhoe. We would deffinately stay there again if we ever get back to the big island. Mahalo The Adams...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/02/2009

Can't wait to return! My sister, Mom and I stayed here for four days in February to celebrate Mom's 80th birthday. The condo is spacious, exceptionally clean and beautifully appointed, just a perfect place to relax after our busy days. We saw whales from the lanai every day, and chose not to eat out at all given the view and the full kitchen! The resort grounds are lush and relaxing, and very quiet. Thank you!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/02/2009

Highly recommended, the condo is right on the water. When the surf is up you can feel the vibrations of the waves pounding the rocks. The views from the condo are great plus the sunsets are also something to see. My wife and i have stayed in Hawaii several times and this was one of the best condos we stayed in. The cost also was not that expensive compered to booking through Orbitz which i have done in the past for trips to Maui If i was to visit the Big Island again i would make every effort to stay there again

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/02/2009

After visiting all of the islands and staying in multiple hotels, we finally found a place that feels like home. Going to sleep each night to the sound of the surf is sheer bliss in and off itself and the comfy beds just added to the experience. Sitting not 10 feet from the ocean each evening for cocktails while watching the 'green flash' was the icing on the cake. Might I add, the sound of the birds in the morning from the guest room was a daily reminder that we were in paradise. We loved the central location and being w/in walking distance of shopping, farmers markets, excellent snorkelin...

Reviewed by Stephany

Date 04/01/2009

My husband and 2 kids (12 & 9)stayed here in Feb., 2009 for 10 nights. It was very comfortable and we loved hearing the waves at night. In addition to the cooler, beach mats, chairs and boogie board, we really appreciated the dish soap, detergent, shampoo, soap, paper towels, etc. the were also provided. The kitchen was well stocked and I loved the extra spices, etc. that were left. (we also contributed to the stock!) And we also loved the movie and game selection in your condo. We were sad to leave - which is the mark of a great vacation. I would definitely recommend your townhouse!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/01/2009

Our family enjoyed our stay so much. The view of the ocean was spectacular, especially with the sounds of the waves crashing over the rocks. This was our fourth trip to the islands, so we are familiar with the area. The condo was completely furnished with every item you would want or need, including plenty of towels, and kitchen stuff. It was super clean and super comfortable. We would definitely recommend this place. Aloha and mahalo! mlp

Reviewed by Beverly M.

Date 03/03/2020

This a bright, clean ground floor unit overlooking the water, view is great especially when whales are present. There are only six dinner plates and no serving plates that I could find. Also the pillows in second bedroom were very flat, had to use two or three for a substantial pillow if that is what you are used to, beach towels are very worn. The building is quiet and grounds well maintained.

Reviewed by Mark

Date 02/12/2020

A perfect condo for two couples. Well equipped great beds and no stairs. This was our second stay at kona racquet and surf, great location close to town and gated for security. Kim worked with me to ensure all the pre-charges went through on my card so there were no worries when we arrived

Reviewed by Mari

Date 12/14/2019

Really enjoyed our stay. The location of this property is great. With the golf course and close proximity from town of Kona. If you want quiet, clean & comforable check is condo out!

Reviewed by Katherine

Date 12/04/2019

We had a wonderful time staying at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club. The ocean was a stone throw away, a fantastic snorkeling beach was next door, and restaurants and groceries 5 minutes away. The condo is also located at the center of an ancient Hawaiian village, which directly connected us to the history and culture of the Island. The only downfall were a few creepy crawlies that made their way into the kitchen (centipedes) and bathroom (cockroach). But overall, we had a terrific time and would definitely consider this condo when visiting again. Mahalo!

Reviewed by David

Date 11/04/2019

The condo was well equipped and in a beautiful location. Our stay was flawless and everything was well laid out to make our stay as easy as possible. Our only drawback was no air-conditioning as it was extremely hot in Hawaii this year and the normal breeze off the ocean was not enough to cool the condo. This would not have been a problem with normal temperatures but apparently climate change is even affecting Hawaii now.

Reviewed by Victoria E Beaupre

Date 10/25/2019

Very well appointed unit. It was great to have snorkel gear, boogie boards, beach towels and beach chairs available for us. The location was fabulous. We would definitely rent this unit again.

Close to everything.

Reviewed by Ross Byer

Date 10/06/2019

Condo stay was great minus one thing, the bath and beach towels smelled terrible (like sour onions?). During the second day we all noticed we smelled weird after drying off. Discovered the towels were the culprit so we tried washing them (condo has a washer and dryer). After the first wash they still smelled so we washed them again on Hot and extra rinse, didn't work. Its the washer itself that smells awful. I assume guests throw wet towels in the washer upon check out and they sit for a day or two, the dishwasher smelled off as well but nothing like the washing machine. We bought towels at...

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Reviewed by linda

Date 09/08/2019

This condo was just perfect for our time on the Big Island. The unit was immaculately clean, well stocked with anything that might be needed. We loved the king bedroom ocean side view and comfort. It is located close to shopping and restaurants. A great place to relax surrounded by beautiful gardens. We will definitely return!

Reviewed by Brigitte

Date 08/16/2019

We had a wonderful stay at the condo, location amazing, clean and everything we needed was there. Generous amouts of soaps, detergent, kitchen fully stocked and even supplies in the cupboard. We loved our time there, highly recommend it and hope to come again!

Reviewed by Leanne

Date 06/13/2019

The condo was everything we imagined. The ocean view was spectacular and we loved being so close to the water. Although we didn’t cook, we appreciated having everything we could possibly need. We also appreciated the beach gear available for our use – snorkels, masks, fins, beach towels and chairs, boogie boards, ice chests and more. The condo was tastefully decorated, beds were clean and comfortable and the location was convenient to downtown, shopping centers, golf, beaches and local attractions. At times, we missed not having an air conditioner, but there were plenty of fans to keep ...

Reviewed by Mick & Kim

Date 06/07/2019

We had a great time staying in this unit. Location was great, a short drive to restaurants and shopping. Plenty of room, nicely updated and everything you could need for cooking and playing at the beach!

Reviewed by Bill 80921

Date 04/25/2019

This condo has an amazing setting. It was very comfortable and pleasant. We would love to come back again.

Reviewed by Brian

Date 04/17/2019

Everything was as advertised: Clean, right on the ocean, ocean breezes and wave sounds at night, awesome sunsets on the lanai, boogie boards, snorkeling gear, beach towels, bath towels, shampoo, conditioner, body gel, and laundry and dishwasher soap provided, convenient to shopping and restaurants. In short, the unit included all we were looking for in our stay on Hawaii. Why only four stars? The unit directly upstairs was having remodeling work done, which meant we had to endure the sounds of demo day, along with drilling, pounding, power sawing, and other similar loud construction-re...

Reviewed by Davis's

Date 04/04/2019

Owner sent easy to follow instructions on location and how to access the condo. Nice not having to deal with a front desk, just like having a private home. We arrived to find that we even had a reserved parking spot. The grounds of the complex are nicely maintained. When you see how close it is to the ocean there is that “wow” factor. We have stayed at a number of different condos in the past. We found this condo to be well maintained, exceptionally clean and roomy. The interior is tastefully done, not cluttered like so many beach homes. As stated in previous reviews, this condo is we...

Reviewed by Rick

Date 03/16/2019

This is a very nice place with gorgeous views. Centrally located for groceries, shopping and dining. I would recommend this unit if you want enjoy your stay in style.

Reviewed by Barb Clemens

Date 03/11/2019

Thank you for the use of your lovely town house for our visit to Kona, we were surprised and grateful for the gift basket of fruit and coffee! 👌😀. We were initially concerned about the condo not having air conditioning, but that was not an issue at all! We were also not expecting there to be some food, condiments, spices, cleaning supplies and things in the cupboards & medicine cabinets... that was a very nice added touch. It’s Oceanside location and unobstructed veiw proved to be beyond our expectations! It’s location in regards to town centre was excellent! Thank you once a...

Reviewed by Mark

Date 02/26/2019

We had a great time! Appreciated all the condiments and spices, toiletries etc. The condo was spacious and clean and VERY quiet being the end unit. We would recommend though a more comfortable sleeper sofa as my girls slept on it and was pretty uncomfortable but being teenagers they suffered through it. Also, the dresser in the master bedroom is very hard to open- the drawers are squeaky and loud so maybe a different dresser. Thank you for an overall Great unit!

Reviewed by Ron

Date 02/05/2019

Very nicely setup for 2 couples, one king bedroom and one queen bedroom each with their own bathroom. Kitchen was well equipped but a little skimpy on dishes and we cooked most breakfasts and dinners there. Grilling area is out by the parking lot. Quite a walk to the other end of the complex for tennis and pool. Ground floor unit so no stairs and beautiful crashing waves right off the patio. Very private since it is in the last building. Location is primo, we like this quieter location south of Kona. We enjoyed the fruit basket left from the owners organic farm and the tropical decor!

Reviewed by J

Date 01/24/2019

My wife, 16 month old daughter, and I stayed at condo 5-103 for a week in the middle of January 2019. Upon arrival our hosts provided us with a fruit and coffee basket from one of the local farms, which was greatly appreciated considering we had arrived at 10pm after having traveled for nearly 24 hours. The views from the lanai, living room, and ocean facing bedroom were amazing and it was so nice to watch the sunset in the evenings. The location on the island was great for our exploration purposes and the shopping center just up the hill was convenient for anything we needed throug...

Reviewed by B.J. Christenson

Date 10/19/2018

We had a wonderful stay at our unit. The view was perfect and might be the best unit I have ever stayed at in Keauhou Surf and Raquet. The windows in back bedroom allowed for more air to sweep through the condo and feel very pleasant at night. I would come come back to this unit the next time I visit Kona.

Reviewed by william

Date 09/13/2018

Had a great stay in this tastefully decorated condo. Location and amenities were great. i liked that you left the spices available to renters. Afternoon sun made it challenging to control the temp but only for a few hours till sundown. We also liked the welcome basket, thank you.

Reviewed by James

Date 08/30/2018

Lovely, well-appointed condo. Can watch porpoises from the lanai. Tastefully decorated, but not crowded. Nice that it was fully stocked with condiments & essentials. Really liked the shampoo, conditioner, & liquid soap in the shower. Would have been nice to have body lotion. Nicely furnished with dishes, pans, utensils, & was glad there was a large covered casserole, but would have liked a smaller corningware covered casserole for microwaving & serving vegetables. Also would be nice to have two lounge chairs instead of one as we had two couples staying there. Really apprecia...

Reviewed by Peter

Date 08/14/2018

Just wanted to leave a quick note on our stay at condo 5-103 in the Keauhou Surf and Racquet Club. The unit is very spacious and is in a peaceful section of the complex. We were quite happy with all the amenities including the warm and large pool on the premises. The location is great as it is near the Magic Sands beach (kids favorite) and excellent snorkeling just down the road. If your looking for an all around decent spot to spend time on the Big Island you can't really go wrong by staying here. We would definitely go back to this condo if visiting in the future. Thx.

Reviewed by Leslie

Date 07/28/2018

We have stayed at KKSR many times though not in this unit. We like the Keauhou location, lovely grounds and oceanfront units. We stayed in this unit for about a week (July 2018) after a longer stay in a different unit. This is now my favorite unit because of its location in building 5. It is beautifully updated and well stocked with beach gear, towels, fan, etc. The welcome basket from Kanalani Ohana Farm was a nice touch. Check-in instructions were easy and there were no problems during our stay.

Condo clean and well kept

Reviewed by Ronald

Date 06/25/2018

The condo was clean and well kept inside. The lanai could have been cleaner but nothing to deter us from using. We were told there was walking access to the beach and never found it. This is very close to the ocean so there were some nice breezes and the sound of waves was very nice. We had a 2 year old with us and the screen doors did not lock out to the lanai from either room so we had to close doors at night so did not get to take full advantage of the breeze to keep condo cool. This condo does not have air conditioning and can get warm at times. We did use the pool and it was very nice...

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Reviewed by Tina

Date 06/13/2018

I love the KKSR units, as they are my first choice when staying in Kona. This was my first time in Building 5 and was spoiled by staying in Building 1 on a prior visit. Building 5 is awesome! I love the rock wall steps from the patio, unobstructed views of the Kona coast, and the lush golf course on the east side-very peaceful and serene. The unit was spacious, well stocked (love the soap, shampoo, and conditioner provided) and comfortable. We left the screen doors opened at night as the ocean waves crashed onto the shores killing us to sleep. The owner is very attentive to any needs and ar...

Reviewed by Amy

Date 06/02/2018

The condo was gorgeous! Had everything needed, from some grocery items to shower supplies (soap/shampoo, hair gel...). Beautifully decorated, with a beautiful view to match. First floor, no stairs to climb! Did get a little warm at times tho. We rented 3 total condos, one on each level. The third level seemed to be the coolest of the three. But 5-103 was def more impressive than the pics showed it to be. Thank u! Piece of advice: to put the key back into the lock box, use the code needed to open it. Took us forever to figure that out! While on vacation, be sure to visit magic sands beach t...

Reviewed by Paul

Date 05/22/2018

The condo is a great value for an ocean front 2BR. I was not aware that there is no air conditioning but wasn't too disappointed (at the price point it makes sense). There are some tropical creatures that share the home with you. My mainland born wife and daughter weren't too enthusiastic about those but myself and my parents accept that as part of living in Hawaii. The fresh produce and coffee left for us in the condo was a very nice touch. I had to read the welcome email a couple times to find the gate & keybox codes. It might be worth bolding/underlining them for future guests.

Reviewed by Lisa

Date 05/12/2018

The condo is absolutely beautiful!! Also, you can't be the location, with the Golf Course out front and the Ocean out back. Stunning setting and views!! I would highly recommend it to anyone!

Reviewed by Caitlin

Date 04/22/2018

We had an amazing stay at this condo! It has recently been updated throughout and was very comfortable and clean. The kitchen was well appointed and we were able to make meals at the condo without any issues. There were beach and snorkel items available to use that were in good repair as well. The Surf and Racquet Club is a great resort - well maintained, safe and with nice amenities. We would highly recommend the Surf and Racquet Club as a whole and this was by far the best condo we have stayed in at the resort! We hope to come back soon.

Reviewed by Vicki

Date 04/14/2018

Well kept resort. We didn’t use amenities but saw them being used. Condo had everything we wanted. Local farmer left fresh fruit in condo we enjoyed. Liked how close to shopping center, we walked up a couple of evenings for dinner and sunset views at Sam Choys. Our only complaint is we chose a great view condo but on first floor. Noisy walkers above us. Next time we’ll be the noisy walkers!

Reviewed by Beverley

Date 02/20/2018

We stayed 4 days last week and returned to stay another 4 days this week. It was like coming home - so enjoyed the comfort of this nice condo. No complaints - well stocked and very clean. We spent many hours on the lanai enjoying the ocean - and short walks in the evening along the golf course to see the sunset, The highest in cleaning fees I've ever paid in the Surf and Racquet Club - but enjoyed the gift basket of island fruit, coffee and jellies.

Reviewed by Beverley

Date 02/14/2018

We have stayed at the Keahou Kona Surf and Racquet Club many times before. This condo is the best! Lovely remodel with sea green quartz counter tops, beautifully tiled bathrooms, great washer and dryer, fully stocked kitchen and many condiments available. We spent hours sitting on the lanai watching the ocean and occasionally honored with whale and dolphin sightings (bring your binoculars!) And to mention that the golf course is right behind us - every evening, we joined many other folks along the ocean's edge of the golf course to watch the sunset, mai tai in hand.

Reviewed by Kathleen

Date 12/09/2017

Great place to vacation! Beautiful condo with beautiful sunsets and right on the ocean!

Reviewed by Christine, Drew, Kelsey, and Daniel

Date 11/05/2017

We really enjoyed our 10 day stay at this condo. The place was roomy, clean, and the decor was well done. It is on the ground floor and the view of the ocean is fantastic. There is no air conditioning, but with the ceiling fans and the ocean breeze it was not needed. The owner left us a big basket of local fruits and avocados which was such a nice surprise. I recently found out that it was recently renovated and it showed. The place was really well done. We did have a minor issue with the hot water that was taken care of immediately.

Reviewed by Jack

Date 10/28/2017

My wife and I just spent 9 days in your GREAT CONDO.. We were right on the ocean and Kona Country Club. What a Nice location. The unit was clean and beautiful,,,Would highly recommend it to any one. It has been recently remodeled and is top of the line. Jack and Barb

Cute condo but wish we knew it was for sale when we rented it

Reviewed by Kara

Date 06/08/2017

The condo was beautiful and the owners welcomed us with a beautiful gift basket full of local fruit/vegetables. The condo was perfect for just my husband and I. The 2nd room was very musty, but I believe that is because previous guests stowed wet gear in the closet. It would probably be better to have a locker out on the deck for storing gear to prevent guests from ruining the condo and causing mold issues. The only real issue we had with the condo was in regards to us not knowing that it was for sale. Within the first day of our arrival, we had a realtor contacting us asking us when...

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Reviewed by Jeanette Stevenson

Date 05/05/2017

A dream location. Very private, and very quiet. Views spectacular! What impressed me was the cleanliness of the unit. The furnishings very tropical and comfortable. Well stocked with all you need to make it a super,relaxing vacation. I had the second bedroom which was very private and worked for me. Two things bothered me. A handheld shower would be ideal. The one in there now is not very good. The other is the drapery doesn't completely close, and I read in bed and felt I was on display as people walked by at night. Having all the ceiling fans,and the standing ones made for a very comforta...

Reviewed by Joyce

Date 02/26/2017

If you love falling asleep to sounds of the ocean, or just staring at waves crashing on rocks, this is the place! Condo 5-103 at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club has ground floor access, free parking (even for guests), and lots of BBQ areas. Keauhou is a quiet area but not too far from Kona town. You enter from golf course side to a spacious, well-equipped kitchen/dining/living room, two bedrooms separated by two bathrooms & hallway so you have privacy. Love the gift basket with local fruits, jellies, coffee. Lots of ceiling fans to keep the breezes going (not a problem during our sta...

Reviewed by Daniel

Date 10/04/2016

The condo was very clean. Although it is a older unit it was very well maintained. The location was easy to get into and out of. Location is close to shopping, restaurants and sites. The unit was well equipped with all of the conveniences of home. If we return to Kona I would not hesitate to stay here again. I whole recommend the condo.

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Reviewed by Louise & Patty Doolittle

Date 10/02/2016

Condo was clean and comfortable. Access was as detailed in email. Good to have Ted available if needed. Had an issue with broken shower to bath lever. Broke off in my mom's hand when she took a shower. Needs to be fixed. Location was good, decore was fine, beds very comfortable. Condo was a long walk from parking for my mom. Welcome Basket of fruit & coffee VERY thoughtful. We even visited the farmer's market that weekend. Lovely stay. We'd stay again!

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Reviewed by James

Date 09/06/2016

My wife and I enjoyed our stay very much. The facility was great. Privacy was great. The place was quiet, except for the sound of the surf - that's a good thing! Access to things to do (snorkeling, walking, Kona, farmers' markets, shopping mall, watching the Pacific from our lanai, etc...) was great. We were pleasantly surprised by the local produce gift basket - which helped get us to the farmer's market at the mall on Saturday morning. The stay was good enough to warrant serious consideration for another stay in this condo.

Reviewed by Timothy

Date 05/31/2016

Very thoughtfully stocked with all the necessities plus the small things (spice rack, etc) that help you feel like home. Good effortless booking and communication. Great location. We hope to be back soon!

Reviewed by Roger

Date 04/30/2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed over 4 weeks at this oceanfront condo. The ground floor location was very convenient, since we usually had our arms full when we left on daily trips or excursions around the Big Island, then returned later in the day with even more packages, groceries or other purchases. We found ourselves on the lanai every evening, watching the colorful sunsets, many times with sailboats and/or dolphins in the foreground. Most days commenced with breakfast and coffee on the lanai; the view is quite relaxing and a great way to start a day. The location of the condo ...

Reviewed by Mark

Date 02/12/2016

Great sunset and ocean views, very spacious and tastefully decorated, all the necessary amenities. Only thing missing is a beach but one with great snorkeling too is just down the road.

Reviewed by Kim

Date 12/29/2015

Had a great time condo was very nice, Would stay again loved listening to the waves ever night

Reviewed by Blake

Date 11/28/2015

The four of us enjoyed out week in the condo on the surf at Kona. It was a time of just sitting around and reading and enjoying the world just as it is. Sun or rain, it didn't matter. The surrounding met our needs for peace and quiet. One person read 20 plus books on his kindle; one person met face to face with a monk seal while sitting in the sand a sun at the beach. Another enjoyed walking every morning before the sun got too warm. And the four person read a three inch book on the man of the 20th Century, Churchill. The only thing that could have been better was a night of big wave...

Reviewed by Christian and Robin

Date 11/10/2015

What a fun place to stay. The views were great and the and the grounds were wonderful to explore. We found 2 blow holes that we didn't know were there. Got great photos and videos. The Keahou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is in a very good location. Kailua Kona is just a short drive and the KTA (grocery store) is only about a quarter mile up the street. We had a wonderful time here and would recommend it to any who want to be away from the tourist crowds, but still close enough to enjoy Kailua. Thank you Kim for sharing your home with us. We will never go the "Resort" route again. This was o...

Reviewed by Lynn

Date 10/29/2015

Beautiful decorations. Beach front view with beach chairs we could lie down to relax. Gift basket with tropical fruits on our arrival. Owner is nice and easy to get a hold of. Definitely refer friends and family

Nice place, killer views

Reviewed by Claudia

Date 09/29/2015

We liked the Condo with it's private location, the great view and the grounds with the beautiful landscaping. I am embarrassed to say that I had to have Hank help me turn on the TV in the front room but neither of us were successful in making the bedroom TV work. Could not locate any extra toilet paper in the condo so bought some rolls at the local store. The weather was very hot and humid during our visit alternating with pouring rain, quite the adventure.

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Reviewed by Vivian

Date 09/13/2015

Wonderful unit Best of all we have rented in our twice/yearly trips to Hawaii Charming,clean & comfortable building # 5 has more privacy Heather, local contact was very helpful Would definitely rent this unit again

Reviewed by KevinRPh

Date 06/10/2015

Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is an excellent place to stay for your Big Island vacation. This is a gated community which appeared secure, maintained to perfection, and had all the amenities one would want on a Hawaiian vacation. This condo is in building 5, which is at THE very end of the complex on the bottom floor, next-to-last unit. During our stay (June 1 to 8th) this building may have had about 3 other families in the 3 story building.....very quiet. Every night was a perfect sunset out on our lanai. The entire unit is completely furnished with every possible thing you need. I ...

Reviewed by salish2015

Date 03/13/2015

Humpback whales & spinner dolphins were sited daily. Bed was comfortable. Wi-Fi was not available in unit. Unit was clean and comfortable. Surf was so loud ear plugs were needed.

Reviewed by JaneOz2013

Date 02/27/2015

Located in well cared for complex, very peaceful. We enjoyed the power of the sea just outside the room and could see whales breeching. Rooms were large and spacious, kitchen facilities great. Would be perfect for larger group having the additional bathroom. Just up the hill was a convenient shopping centre with supermarkets and restaurants, while a half mile down the road a great marine beach park with excellent and easy snorkelling. Car needed to drive into Kona, but quick and easy trip. We used the condo as a base for trips to Place of Refuge, Capt Cook memorial etc.. Owner was good comm...

Reviewed by neamster1

Date 12/11/2014

Condo is large and well equipped with cooking and eating utensils, towels, lawn chairs, extra linens, even boogie boards and tennis racquets. There was a welcome basket waiting for us stocked with kona coffee and native fruits. The local condo manager was responsive when we had an issue with a blocked drain in one of the sinks. We loved the location, the end unit, with few neighbors and directly on the water. We ate all our meals on the large lanai, looking out at sail boats, racing canoes, and once, a school of dolphins. People with mobility issues should be aware that the unit is a dista...

Reviewed by Sushil M

Date 12/07/2014

We stayed in condo 5-103 and the best decision we made of not staying at a resort! The booking and checkin was perfectly smooth. We reached the condo in the night and after long flight it was soothing and calming to sleep at the sounds of ocean waves. Next morning we were treated with unbeatable ocean views! Everyday We loved waking up at the sound of chirping birds and views of calm ocean sea's from the bed and sleeping at the lullaby of ocean waves! After a busy day touring around the island, nothing was more relaxing than coming to the condo and sitting in lanai watching shooting stars ...

Reviewed by SeahorseRodeo

Date 11/22/2014

Owner truly has thought of everything, so much so that closet space is limited. Many very interesting books on the island were available to customize your own vacation experience and knowledge of the area. Color scheme was somewhat patchwork but comfortable. Floors and showers could have been cleaner. We arrived after dark and the porchlight was out making it necessary to find another tenant with a light, so we could see to enter code and collect keys. Local contact person never responded to my initial questions via email upon arrival nor throughout our whole 6 night stay. We had a gr...

Reviewed by Julie N

Date 06/30/2014

This is a very comfortable rental, beautiful location, and the grounds of the Surf and Racquet Club are gorgeous! The best thing about this rental (other than location) is that it is stocked with everything you'll need for your stay-- beach towels, beach chairs, coolers, umbrella, linens. The welcome basket was a very nice touch! I would definitely stay here again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/19/2013

On s'est senti à la maison. Il y a tout ce dont on a besoin même pour le snokling. A 10 min a pied d'une plage ou on peut voir de magnifiques poissons! Les dauphins sont venus au large de notre terrasse un matin alors que nous déjeunions! Quel spectacle magnifique.

Reviewed by Dave

Date 10/30/2013

Two adults, 80 year old grandma and a 15 year old son stayed in unit 5-103 for 7 nights in late Oct 2013 and it worked brilliantly. This ground floor unit is feet away from the ocean. If you are into hearing the ocean, sleeping in the master bedroom was like camping on the beach. Here are the good points: - Extremely quiet. The place is almost secluded. We had one neighbor the whole time we were there and never heard anything from anyone. The unit is at the end of the complex and the golf course next door is currently closed. We felt like we had complete privacy on our Lanai. - Clean and ...

Reviewed by The Fortenberrys

Date 10/06/2013

This condo was a great find! My 71 year old mom has cancer and is about to start chemo and a stem cell transplant. What better reason to go see a place that she has dreamed of, but never visited. The affordable price and comfortable amenities made it possible. We pulled the kiddo from school and the second bedroom was perfect for us while mom enjoyed the ocean view room. After three flights and a full day of travel, it was nice to have the welcome basket of fruit and coffee to get us started. The shopping center was handy and we were surprised by the great snorkeling nearby! Being able to t...

Reviewed by Grandma

Date 07/08/2013

Everything you can think of for Fun in the Sun is provided; snorkel gear, Beach Towels, Cooler, Umbrellas, etc., etc. Even boogie boards!! The Condo was a marvelous home base for our Family of 7, it is very nicely furnished w/o being too fancy. I did not have to worry about the kids putting a cup on some expensive wood table, everything had glass tops, great! All amenities were in very good order and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Was a bit concerned about "no aircond." but the breeze blowing through the unit along with the Fans handled it beautifully! The location of the unit was nice,...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/17/2013

This is a really nice place to stay for our trip to big island. It's neat, quiet and has a fantastic view of the ocean and all the utilities you may need. It's just minutes walking distance to Keauhou snorking park. We love it so much and will come again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/15/2013

A beautiful view and a very nice condo. Comfortable and accomodating. Lovely view and sounds from the ocean. Excellent value. Furnishings were a little tired, worn and spotted. Could have been a bit cleaner.

Reviewed by IFeet

Date 05/06/2013

Our family (2 adults, 2 children, 1 grandma) stayed at this easy to find unit, well located for exploring the Kona side of Hawaii. The resort had a nice pool and lovely grounds. This ground floor condo lacks privacy in the master and lounge, with sliding doors directly onto the lanai; both sliding screens to both doors were rickety and almost off their tracks and could not be locked, hence it was hot in the condo at night. Lack of aircond (which we don't mind) means the ceiling fans are permanently on - given the low ceiling height, one has to be careful. Little overhead lighting in the...

Reviewed by MacRae

Date 04/15/2013

We found the condo very clean and inviting upon arrival. we appreciated the fruit basket and the new doors on the lanai. The condo had cleaning supplies and an introduction to the community amenities. We appreciated the amenities and the lovely ocean view. The sunsets were spectacular and we took many pictures. The linai is very close to the ocean and has lovely furniture that allows one to enjoy the view in comfort. The location is ideal.

Reviewed by robert

Date 03/04/2013

Very nice, clean, and roomy condo, with indoor and outdoor eating areas. Easily will sleep 4-6. New washer and dryer. Easy 10 min. walk to beach, restaurants and shopping. It is a few miles south of Kailua-Kona, but you are out of that congested area, unless you want to drive in. And on out last day, we did see a group of dolphins swimming outside our patio. Owner has left snorkeling equipment and other beach accessories. Condo part of secluded and private group of townhomes, off main road. Alii Drive has lanes to bike, run, or walk. Very relaxing stay.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/18/2012

Booked online and recived plenty of emails regarding billing and directions from the airport. On arrival the instructions were clear on how to enter the gated resort of the Surf and Racquet Club. Entering the house we were awe struck with the size and facilities of the condo. The Owners kindly had local fruit and coffee out for us to sample - delicious! Up the road is a supermarket, which we raided for food and alcohol on the first day. The owners resort representative turned up to say hello and ask us if we had any needs/issues, which was good as well. Facilities in the condo were exce...

Reviewed by Cindy

Date 11/05/2012

Waves crashing, kayaks galore, ships in view, and dolphins jumping; we loved the view from the lanai. This condo is well equipped with everything we needed and more. We also enjoyed the swimming pool every evening after our daily activities of shopping, dining, and diving/snorkeling with manta-rays and turtles. Next door to the golf course, the location is quiet and relaxing, but close enough for easy access to all shopping, dining, and land and water sports. We will definitely return.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/10/2012

Wonderful ocean front condo next to a golf course. Master bedroom, guest bedroom with 2 single beds, dining area, living room, full kitchen. Lots of space including outdoor lanai. You can't swim out front as the "beach" is a stack of lava chunks but there are beaches close by or a pool in the complex. Fans are used to cool the unit and as it is on the ground floor, the units above tend to insulate it. Parking is close by the side of the 12 plex unit. The owner was very pleasant and easy to deal with. There are a couple of blowholes 100 yards south that are easily accessible. You can ...

Reviewed by Jon

Date 08/18/2012

Well equipped condo. Beautiful view. Very nice. Will rent again.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 07/25/2012

We loved every aspect of this condo for our four-night stay. There was a welcome basket with some fruit and Kona coffee, both of which we enjoyed. The local contact person was quite friendly and responsive to our phone questions. The kitchen had the pots-n-pans and dinnerware we needed for our meals. On the ocean-facing lanai we enjoyed extended breakfasts and amazing sunset views. Overall we had a fantastic time in this condo.

Reviewed by Ed

Date 07/01/2012

Excellent location and facilities. Appreciated the use of snorkelling gear and swimming pool. Fabulous spot to watch the sun go down over the ocean. Would love to return.

Reviewed by Angelica

Date 06/02/2012

I loved this place. The condo itself has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths and 2 TVs. I really appreciated the many tools, kitchenware, and household supplies that were available. The floor plan made me feel like I was living in a house. And the large patio had fans and lights. And the fruit basket with a coffee sampling was a nice gift!

Reviewed by Murphy22

Date 03/03/2012

Location, location, location.'s everything. And this condo has a wonderful location. Incredible sunsets, whale watching, boats, paddlers, surf, and so very quiet, except for the surf, which lulls you to sleep. The unit is quite nicely appointed with almost everything you would need, and for the most part is quite comfortable. I do feel as if the living room furniture is getting a bit tired, but considering the location... Additionally, the closest grill is on the far side of the parking lot, which is already a bit removed from the front door. But, with drink in hand we managed. Th...

Reviewed by Jan

Date 02/29/2012

The condo was very clean and when I went to the kitchen there was a gift basket full of island fruits, coffee etc. The note in the basket gave us the name and contact number if we had any problems at the condo. What a nice surprise. Beds are very comfortable. The area is very quiet where the condo is situated except for the waves hitting the shore at night can be very loud. The condo is very close to the ocean so if you are a light sleeper I would not recommend staying here. All I can say is us girls had a wonderful time.


Date 01/13/2012

We were a family of seven adults for ten days. Awesome location and ample space for this many adults. Condo was very well stocked with all we needed from kitchen items to sheets and towels. Really great to have beach towels. New red LG washer and dryer in unit was fabulous! Really great to be able to walk outside and enjoy the waves beating against the rocks, watching the dolphins and people in the water and the sunset was to die for. A car is needed to go anywhere, A small wall was close by with a grocery store, drug store and various small eating places. The quietness of the area w...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/04/2011

This was our third stay at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club condo 5-103 and it was as enjoyable as ever. This condo is clean and updated, well stocked, beautiful ocean front view, everything you could want while staying on the Big Island. We highly recommend.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/24/2011

This condo exceeded all our expectations. It was roomy, with comfortable furniture, and all the necessary appliances for a great vacation. Being able to use the snorkel, beach and tennis gear was fantastic. It was also great to be able to sit on the lanai and look out over the ocean - it all made for a very relaxing, enjoyable vacation. Thank you!

Reviewed by Matt & Julie

Date 11/07/2011

This was our 6th vacation in Hawaii though our first time on the "Big Island." We couldn't have asked for a better resort/condo to stay. Will definitely stay here again on a return trip (Loved Kona). This condo is ocean-front with a view that doesn't disappoint. Condo supplied with all items necessary for a good time. I didn't notice anything the owners missed. Thanks for the tennis rackets and free parking! We stayed 16 days and wished we'd booked a month. Thanks to Kim, Alan, and alberto. Matt & Julie Horstman, Mount Shasta, Ca

Reviewed by Randy from Seattle

Date 09/26/2011

My husband, step-daughter, son-in-law, & brother stayed at 5-103 for my daughter's wedding at the Sheraton. We had a wonderful stay. Everything we needed and then some was there - even down to boogie boards & water shoes!!! Would recommend to anyone!!

Reviewed by CMExplorer

Date 07/27/2011

Great value in Kona at this condo. The owner is very responsive to email, and willing to address any concerns you may have. They left a beautiful fruit basket for us to welcome us to the island. Beach toys in good shape at the unit. The kitchen is in adequate shape, with BBQs available on site, and a KTA grocery with excellent meats and great deals on fresh fish just up the hill. Beautiful sunsets from this unit, and you occaisionally will see dolphins playing outside. Always see outriggers practicing in the morning, and I'm sure you will have whales in season. The one complaint about ...

Reviewed by Dennis and Kathy S.

Date 05/25/2011

From start to finish the service was incredible. We were informed in advance what was expected of us, given directions, access codes and charges. When we arrived we were greeted with fresh fruit, jams, and coffee for the next morning. So we watched the sunset.The condo was on the shoreline, tidy, clean and spacious, filled with all the amenities of home with some bonus toys for snorkeling, beaching or just hanging out. Located a short walk from a shopping center. Car rental mandatory to see the diversity of the island but nice to come back to a quiet, clean condo to watch the sunset .

Reviewed by Maureen

Date 05/16/2011

Comfortable quiet Condo. Great location and views. Enjoying sitting on Lanai with views of sunset and sunrise over the ocean, extremely beautiful views. Nice to have beach towels, chairs, snorkels, ice chest, very convenient to take on long drives to the many beaches and parks we visited. Kona was a short drive for shopping and dining. Well located, quiet and pretty condo. Thanks again, Maureen

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 04/16/2011

We loved the Condo and the property. It was nice being so close to town. We loved the launi - its has a great view of the sunset. It had everything we could have wished for. My teenagers said it was the best trip we have been on. Thanks so much for sharing your condo with us.

Reviewed by Girl Friends

Date 04/09/2011

We were spoiled with a marvelous week looking out over the Pacific (including seeing whales) from our lanai with sunsets to die for and the mesmerizing sound of the the surf. 5-103 was truly a splendid "home" where we found every amenity to enhance our stay. The worst part about our lovely condo was leaving. Mahalo to the Spitz family for offering their wonderful "Place of Refuge" to us.

Reviewed by Mai Tai

Date 03/07/2011

My wife and I and our friends had a great time. The condo was comfortable and affordable. There was boogie boards and snorkel equipment in the condo for your use. We were able to relax on the lanai and watch as the sunset goes down and the whales played. The Owner was extremely helpful throughout the process. I would highly recommend this condo to anybody that wishes to come to the Big Island

Reviewed by Jeff

Date 02/20/2011

Large roomy condo with great location for ocean viewing. There is no beach access since the shoreline here is large lava boulders and cliffs. There is a great State Park beach just minutes away for swimming, snorkeling, sunning, etc.

Reviewed by Great condo

Date 02/04/2011

We rented this condo the last 2 weeks of January. This was a time of very high waves and it was amazing to see them crashing against the sea wall...right by our condo. This condo was squeaky clean and nicely furnished. A real bargain for the price. We were treated very well by the owner...he kept in touch with us the entire trip to make sure we were happy. The condo is close to the town of Kona and very close to a nearby shopping center. A very convenient location to go both the volcano and to tour the "high rent" hotels. We had been in this condo community previousl...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 01/05/2011

Nice and clean, excellent view, and just a 5 minute drive away from some nice restaurants. Basically had everything we needed. Also, the surroundings were pretty gorgeous. Really nice beaches just a tiny walk away. We had a great time. Manager seemed pretty nice. :) Hard place to leave. Really want to go back.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/29/2010

This was our second stay at 5-103 condo at the Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club. The improvements to the condo since our last stay were wonderful and made our stay even more enjoyable. This unit is clean, well maintained, and has everything you could need. We highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Suzanne & Bernard P

Date 08/20/2010

It was probably the best vacation we've had in ages!!! The condo was spacious, which was great as we have three teenagers, and we didn't feel like we were falling over each other. I absolutely adored the sound of the ocean at nights and sitting on the lanai very early in the morning having breakfast. We were within short walking distance to Kahaluu Beach Park as we loved the snorkeling there and it was great being provided with boogie boards and snorkel gear so we didn't have to buy those items. Shopping was close by too. With all the fabulous beaches and exciting things to do, we regr...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 06/18/2010

Spacious 2 bedroom condo directly at the ocean, only the sand beach is missing in front of the door. But nice beach close by. We found a lot of extras (cooler, snorkel gear, boogie boards, ...) in the closets that made our stay very comfortable. Kitchen fully equipped. Grocery store and restaurants nearby. Pool and barbecues available, but we never used it.

Reviewed by Eoghan Cavanagh

Date 06/17/2010

Excellent accommodation, clean, tidy, very well equipped in every way. Perfect position.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 05/26/2010

We really appreciated the waterfront view and ground floor location. There were lots of water "toys" for us to use. The grounds were lovely, lots of birds and flowers. The ancient ruins on the site were a bonus. The proximity to Kahaluu Beach was great for snorkeling. The kitchen was a little dated and the smell from the sink was not good. The gift basket for the first morning was really appreciated.

Reviewed by ramerrill

Date 05/13/2010

My wife, three daughters, and I stayed in KKSRC Condo 5-103 for a week in April and would definitely stay here again on a future visit. With the off-season rate, we were able to stay in this beautiful, 2 Br oceanside condo for little more than a room in a typical chain hotel on the mainland. The condo was clean and comfortable with beds for 3 people in the second bedroom (fifth person didn't have to stay on a hide-a-bed). The unit is ground floor and right next to the ocean. We ate our meals at the table on the lanai to the sound of waves crashing on the rocks. The kitchen was equipped...

Reviewed by Bob K

Date 04/23/2010

This has to be one of the best views on the Kona coast for a very reasonable price. The owner has gone to great lengths to offer amenities for the guests, providing beach towels, snorkels, tennis rackets, boogie boards and more. No longer do we have to stuff these toys in our luggage. The condo is well furnished, even with a washer and dryer and excellently maintained. Everything worked. We especially enjoyed the lanai where we ate our meals with the million-dollar view. We will be back!!!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 03/03/2010

Condo 5-103 was a wonderful experience. It was well equipped with many needed items such as beach equipment, dishes, towels, etc. and had 3 TV's as well as great wireless internet. The only thing preventing me from rating it 5 stars is the dated condition of some of the condo. The second bathroom needed some work,the kitchen was a little dated, we had issues with the vertical blinds. However, it was clean and well stocked, as well as having an excellent location so we over-looked those minor issues. All in all I would very much recommend this condo to others.

Reviewed by Carlson Family

Date 01/25/2010

Absolutely perfect! The condo was COMPLETELY stocked and in a most private location. The grounds staff was so helpful and kind and did a great job keeping everything lush and beautiful. The condo was so inviting and comfortable for our family (3 adults & 3 young children). But it would also make a very romantic escape, minus the kids. We rarely return to the same place twice so that we can experience new places. This is one exception. With out a doubt we would go back again and again. Listening to the surf lull you to sleep and watching whales from the lanai were just two of the many in...

Reviewed by jenw

Date 01/19/2010

We really liked the unit. It was clean and comfortable and felt like our own place for our stay. The gear available was really helpful and we utilized all of it. I would definitely recommend this unit to friends. Nice quiet location and complex.

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/04/2009

First trip to Kona,and we were extremely pleased with the condo and its location. The resort is beautifully maintained, the pool large,great courts. Grocery shopping is minutes away. The suite is large, clean ,well-equiped and nicely furnished, Main floor opening out to the ocean if fabulous. Directions re access was very well done and communication with management easy and prompt.

Reviewed by Widsil

Date 11/13/2009

It was a very pleasant experience in condo 5-103. The rental process was realy easy. As we were commimg from Austria which means a 20 hour flight, it was important for us to find everything perfect immediately, and it was. . Very clean, comfortable, spacious, and well equipped.The only noise you get to hear are the ocean waves breaking just a few meters away. Even with three children age 12,12 and 16 the condo offered enough space. The swimming pool was very nice and the nearby snorkelbeach was perfect. We highly recommend this condo. Even if it's a long flight we are planning our r...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 10/21/2009

We stayed for two nights in this very nice end unit with the ocean just across the walkway. It's a bit out of town and the parking is about 75 yards from the door, but it easily accomodated two couples, was nice and clean, and the management company was most helpful. There was somebody parking in our parking space when we arrived, but they took care of it right away and we had no other problems at all. We did not use the tennis courts, but they looked as if they were well maintained. I would not hesitate to recommend this place.

Reviewed by Paul

Date 01/31/2020

This has become our favorite spot in Hawaii. Wonderful location away from the crowds. This corner unit sits just above the rocks ( and the waves). Great place for whale and dolphin viewing. Excellent Japanese restaurant, book store and market within walking distance. Great snorkeling beach and park 1/2 mile away.

Reviewed by Kathleen

Date 12/20/2019

We could not have asked for more. The views of the sunset were Amazing. The unit is very clean and quiet. The kitchen is fully equipped. You go to sleep and wake up hearing the waves. A Fantastic Place to stay!

Reviewed by James

Date 10/04/2019

Very nice place to stay. Beautiful views. Very comfortable.

GREAT place but the TV, Dvd, and sound system need attention!!

Reviewed by thomas

Date 06/03/2019

Such a great place, in so many ways. Lovely location, classy décor, quiet with only the crashing waves making lovely sounds. This was our 2nd stay. The one frustration was wasted vacation time in trying to get the DVD player to work, having the property mgr not arrive on time, wasting 3 hours delaying with the mgr schedule as well as 2 frustrating evenings trying to get the system to work and not working well due to sound feedback thru the sound system. Sounds like a minor thing but when you set aside nights, and rent DVDs to watch, it is an unneeded frustration. We never did...

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Reviewed by James

Date 05/27/2019

My wife and I had a wonderful stay in this unit. It was beautifully furnished and had everything we needed. The Lanai was huge and we spent a lot of time on it, enjoying the beautiful ocean view and listening to the sound of the surf. We prepared meals regularly in the kitchen and ate our meals out on the Lanai. So enjoyable and relaxing. There is a very nice grocery store right around the corner so it was never a hassle to get anything we needed. Our visit was in early May and the temps were in the 70's in the morning and evening and in the mid 80's during the day. There were always gentle...

Reviewed by Bobbi

Date 04/03/2019

Sunsets, palm trees, open air set condo. Really enjoyed ourselves! Best place we've ever stayed. Looking forward to coming back!

Reviewed by Jan

Date 10/16/2018

The condo was a great location and was perfect for our family of three. Our favorite part was breakfast and happy hour on the lanai with the absolutely incredible view. You can't get any closer to the ocean!

Reviewed by Tedd

Date 10/15/2018

Condo was very nice with a spectacular view. Short walk to good snorkeling and turtle watching from land. Only issue was the no A/C. Went in September and trade winds did not blow the week we were there. Very hot and humid. Tough sleeping. Still beautiful sunsets and condo had all the small things needed for cooking, and enjoying drinks on the porch.

Reviewed by Katherine

Date 09/17/2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo is lovely, beautifully maintained and I really appreciated how nicely equipped the kitchen is. Local contact was very helpful and responsive. The welcome basket of local fruit, artisan preserves and Kona coffee is a very nice touch. Only negative was we had very hot weather, so lack of AC was a problem.

Reviewed by Anita N

Date 08/05/2018

The condo was spacious, clean, nicely furnished, secured. The beds were comfortable, and also the couch. Impressed by the view of the ocean, but the vog made it difficult to enjoy. Unfortunately, we were unable to make more use of the condo because of our family reunion, but we were pleased with what we paid for. Thank you!

Reviewed by Judy

Date 07/01/2018

What a beautiful condo! The wrap around lanai allows you to totally enjoy the views and breezes of Kailua-Kona. This condo has everything you need (except beach chairs); towels, cooler, snorkel gear. and a well-furnished kitchen. It is convenient to Kailua town with a great snorkeling beach just a short drive away. It is exactly as pictured. Gorgeous!

Reviewed by Mary

Date 05/11/2018

The condo was everything that was advertised. The view was wonderful and the accommodations were great. I would stay again. Thank you for a wonderful vacation.

Reviewed by C Jones

Date 04/04/2018

Had the best time ever at this wonderful condo. Everything was exactly as described and more. It felt like our home and not just a rental. The condo offers great views, comfortable beds, beach gear, games, lots of attraction information. The pool and grounds were very well cared for. It was absolutely perfect. A special thanks to Brandon the local contact who went above and beyond to make our stay just right.

Reviewed by Donna

Date 03/30/2018

The condo is exactly like the pictures, It is wonderfully decorated, very clean and well equipped. The large kitchen has everything to make a meal. Lots of beach equipment, towels, TV's, movies and board games. The lanai is large with lots or seating areas to enjoy the fabulous view and listen to the waves. I LOVED my stay and will return as soon as I can.

Reviewed by PAUL

Date 02/03/2018

WE have been coming to 1-306 for many years. There simply couldn't be better location for enjoying the ocean.In our mid 70's we find the furniture in the living room uncomfortable ( big with lots of pillows). It isn't a problem, though, as you really want to be outside on the lanai as much as possible. Perfect spot to enjoy and early morning coffee or the sunset with a mai tai in hand. The l shaped lanai is perfect for enjoying the sun.Part of it is exposed from 10:00 on but there is always some shade. The kitchen is equipped well for a rental and there are some basics (oils and spices) in...

Reviewed by Andrew

Date 11/18/2017

Outstanding again! This was our second time to KKSRC and it was awesome! The condo was just as described and views were beyond imagination! Everything you need is in the condo and it is so easy to drive to Kona and surrounding area. The grounds are beautiful and so well maintained. We are booking again for next year already.

Reviewed by Michael and Judy

Date 11/12/2017

Loved this condo. Awsome ocean views with beautiful lanai. Love listening to the waves at relaxing. We will be back! Only complaint was we did not stay long enough!

Reviewed by ROBERT

Date 10/12/2017

Condo was exactly as represented. Well equipped. Everything worked great. It was our first time to Big Island, we stayed for a week and wished we stayed another week. Great pool, lush grounds, quiet place to relax.

Reviewed by Denise

Date 09/28/2017

Great location. Nice and clean. Air conditioning would have been great. While when booking we knew it didnt have air, sleeping at night was pretty hot.

Reviewed by Carl

Date 08/16/2017

Beautiful condo. Can't beat the view. Better view than the Mauna Lani hotel at $530 per night.

Reviewed by Christine

Date 06/12/2017

Let me just say, the place itself was lovely. Spacious, beautifully decorated, incredible views, I could go on and on. We were first blown away by how incredible the wrap around balcony was, and how you are right above the water. There was lots of seating outside and in. We received a welcome basket of local produce and such which was super sweet touch. So before I reveal why I am giving this place 3 stars, let me just say the unit itself was really nice, and looks like everything you see in photos. We were disappointed that there was no water/beach access from the unit. We were hoping ...

Reviewed by Ben

Date 05/21/2017

We stayed at this terrific condo for 3 weeks in April-May 2017. The following are some of the highlights we would like to share: +This is a top floor end unit with 180 degree magnificent oceanfront view. The view is additionally enhanced by the wonderful tropical coconut palms and marvelous landscaping. +Floor plan-Open beam ceilings with outstanding, open floor plan, with the majority of the living area, including the master bedroom, facing out onto the ocean. +Very quiet unit-The only sounds to be heard was that of the ocean, the rustling of the palms in a delightful breeze, and the b...

Reviewed by Sandra

Date 04/26/2017

My daughter and I stayed in Condo 1-306 during the week of April 4-11. The condo itself is lovely and the view from the lanai is spectacular any time of day or evening. Being on the third floor provides a lot privacy. Be prepared though, there is no elevator. It was wonderful to leave the windows and doors open at night, especially in the master bedroom, and feel the gentle breezes and hear the ocean splashing against the rocks below. The kitchen is very well stocked and we were surprised to find many condiments in the fridge that had been left by previous guests, none of which had exp...

Reviewed by Audra

Date 04/01/2017

We originally booked this property through VRBO so it because very confusing when we tried to access our reservation through them after we paid our deposit, only to find that the property (through the VRBO number we had) no longer existed. However, we contacted the owner and straightened it out. The property is located on Ali'i Drive which is amazing. At the furthest end from the entertainment area so it is a very long walk if that is your plan. Close to a great (affordable) grocery store, a couple of restaurants, etc. There was nothing that we didn't have provided that we needed. It ...

Reviewed by Paul

Date 11/29/2019

We stayed at 5-101 at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club for 10 nights. It felt like being at home only home doesn’t have surf spraying into the air 30 feet from the front door. We selected this unit because it is on the ground floor and not only has a wrap around lanai but a beautiful lawn and an incredible views along the coast all the way to Kailua Kona. During the day we enjoyed the surf along the shoreline and during the night the lights of the town illuminated the distant shoreline. The condo itself was a joy. We traveled and explored the island and its beaches and whenever we returne...

Reviewed by Anja

Date 05/01/2019

We loved the condo very much. It is very clean and well maintained. Having a drink and watching the sunset was gorgeous!

Reviewed by joan

Date 04/17/2019

Everything was wonderful. Condo was beautiful and very clean. Location of condo was perfect. Bed comfy and kitchen well equipped. We will look to stay again when we return to the Big Island. Thank you!

Reviewed by patricia

Date 04/14/2019

This condo is roomy, spotless, quiet and tastefully decorated. Kitchen is well stocked. Beach chairs and umbrellas, snorkeling gear and a boogie board were great additions. The ocean view is wonderful and listening to the waves at night and birds in the morning was glorious. There is no beach here, just lava. a 10 minute walk to a great snorkeling one way and a shopping center the other way. Highly recommend it.

Reviewed by Kevin

Date 11/04/2018

I recently spent five nights at this lovely property. The location is perfect, the condo was spotlessly clean, the kitchen was well-equipped, and the furnishings and decor are lovely. The unit is directly on the ocean, with unobstructed views. It is also very private and quiet. The owner was very responsive and helpful to some last minute changes due to our flights. I cannot recommend this property enough. We've stayed in many condo rentals over the years, and this is definitely one of the very finest.

Reviewed by Donna

Date 09/03/2018

So much to love in this quiet condo by the sea - security in the gated community, a neverending view of the changing oceanscape, the family atmosphere at the very well-kept swimming pool, the general use, well-maintained propane grills distributed around the property. There is parking for one car plus ample visitor spots, should you need them. We did not use the bus system, but the stops seem fairly convenient to the condo, should the need arise. The local shopping is easy and plentiful at the Keauhou shops up the road, and a night out, complete with manta ray sightings, is easily had at th...

Reviewed by Millie

Date 08/25/2018

Condo 5-101 is a wonderful place to stay. Very quiet, clean and comfortable. The kitchen has everything you could need and the bathrooms are well stocked. The view of the ocean is calming and the breeze off it keeps it cooler. There’s a shopping center close by which makes it convenient. We would stay here on our next visit.

Reviewed by Joseph

Date 06/13/2018

Condo 5-101 at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is an amazing place! The furnishes are all top notch and the view, ah, the view. You can not beat that amazing view of the Pacific. All of the rooms at the condo are a very good size so even with 4 people in our group we never felt cramped for space. Side note, the kitchen is the best equipped I have ever had. The only thing I was missing was a hand whip but only because I was to lazy to grab the electric mixer. Really, well done! If we ever come back to Kona I will do my best to rent 5-101 again.

Reviewed by Martha

Date 06/01/2018

Aloha! What a beautiful, warm and welcoming home! Thank you for the thoughtful welcoming gift! Our stay was made even better with your well stocked kitchen, and supplies for the beach ie comfy chairs! We did make a lot of our meals, and ate inside & out, the only thing I couldn’t find was placemates for the glass table! We didn’t want to harm the tables! The extra fans came in hand for night time sleeping! We also made sure all the fans were turned off when we left the condo:) We will pass on our great experience to others!! Mahalo Martha

Reviewed by Luanne

Date 05/13/2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this well-appointed beautifully-located condominium right on the ocean. Dolphins cavorted every morning and sunsets were glorious. The grounds of this gated development were meticulously groomed, the pool and tennis courts were definite advantages. A quick walk took us to a quiet black sand beach. Shopping and dining were nearby. Our thanks to the owners who made this so special for us.

Reviewed by Sherlynn

Date 12/07/2017

Condo was well situated for many activities. North for restaurants, shopping and tourist stuff. South for nature and history. Beach adjacent. Lanai on oceanfront. Condo has substantial furniture and is well stocked. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Geraldine

Date 12/03/2017

Our stay at Condo 5-101 at the Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club was perfect. The condo is well-appointed, spotless, comfortable with a great view of the ocean. The beds were very comfortable, in-condo laundry facilities, and snorkeling and beach equipment in the closet. We couldn't have asked for more - except to stay a bit longer. Thank you for sharing your place with us.

Reviewed by Angelina

Date 11/01/2017

AMAzing spot, very clean, good towels (not cheap ones) I have rented in several condo places around keahou on the big island and I will def come back here it’s clean, great spot in terms of view and close to all things needed... I luv the Big Island and now knowing about this condo luv it even more!!!!

Reviewed by Dean

Date 08/07/2017

This is a truly, truly special place. This condo is an enviable corner unit, located at the very end of the complex, and is quiet and private. It's incredibly clean and comfortable. Don't be dissuaded by the lack of HVAC; you really don't need it. The building and windows are designed to be cooled by the trade winds, making for a comfortable sleep. The condo is very nicely appointed and conducive to relaxing; we definitely felt like VIPs. The owners clearly take very good care of this property. The unit comes with all the amenities--blow dryer, iron and ironing board (if you need it-...

Reviewed by Roger A.

Date 05/09/2017

My wife and I spent 3 wonderful weeks at this special condo in April. The unit is as correctly described in the previous reviews. We had stayed at the KKS&RC in the past and when we discovered that condo #5-101 was available for our desired time frame we were elated that we could book it. Mike and Barb are very responsive and always replied to our inquiries the same day. The location of the condo, in the Southernmost building, assures isolation from any vehicular noise as well as disruption from those folks that are enjoying the tennis courts or the beautiful swimming pool and v...

Reviewed by andre

Date 01/08/2017

Was looking for a place to celebrate a get together with siblings from back east. The waterfront, lanai and pictures of the inside of the condo are what made us choose this unit. What we found ended up being better than in the photos. We're into food and were pleasantly surprised with the kitchen supplies and set up. Also lots of privacy both inside the condo and outside (rooms well laid out and the building is the last at the end of the road). Little surprises we did not expect made our trip easier: access to a small cooler with ice packs and high grade Tupperware so we could bring lu...

Reviewed by Antonio

Date 06/04/2016

After weeks of research for a oceanfront private condo we rented this two bedroom first floor corner unit 5-101 for twelve days during May of 2016. It was just my wife and I. Our research paid off! What a well maintained unit. What you see is what you get and then some! Exactly as described. Tropical furnishing well maintained and with all the appliances, utensils, and beach toys required. Very clean and nicely upgraded. Being a corner first floor unit provided the privacy and space we love. The corner sliding glass doors provided the seamless indoor/outdoor transition one cannot enjo...

Reviewed by Kristine

Date 11/24/2019

Where do I start?!? This is an excellent place for a vacation. The condo is beautifully decorated, the kitchen is packed with absolutely everything, new washer and dryer and did I mention the View! None better in Kailua-Kona. We have stayed several times and will never stay anywhere else! Thanks Mike

Reviewed by Melinda

Date 05/26/2019

Great condo with a great location.

Reviewed by Thomas

Date 05/16/2019

David, Thank you for sharing this wonderful condo (1-102) at the Surf and Racquet Club. This was our third time visiting the Big Island and our third time at the S&R club; we wouldn't stay anywhere else. From the wonderful full time residents to the amenities, it makes for a very nice, relaxing time, and is the best location on the island. Our week was quite warm and the lower unit really allowed for a comfortable temperature especially when utilizing the ceiling fans. The beds were extremely comfortable and the kitchen fully equipped with everything you need to make affordable mea...

Reviewed by Jared

Date 04/06/2019

This condo is right on the water so you get lulled to sleep each night by the waves since you hear them from the master and the living room. The set up was great for our family of 4 with the 2nd room having two single beds. Our young girls loved the pool and we found the location really convenient for kayaking down south at Captain Cook and for checking out the place of refuge which is spectacular if you get there about 1.5 hours prior to sunset. It was also really convenient that they had beach and pool equipment so we didn't have to worry about any of that. Great spot, highly recommend!

Reviewed by JOAN

Date 03/17/2019

My family and I have rented this condo for the past 3 years. We love the view of the ocean and the privacy of this waterfront condo. The condo is lovely with many nice amenities. We greatly enjoyed our stay and the friendly owner.

Reviewed by Michael

Date 03/12/2019

Beautiful view and nicely appointed unit.

Reviewed by Vincent

Date 03/03/2019

Spent a few weeks on the Hawaiian Islands but only 2 days here sadly. They were a great 2 days though! Beautiful condo with ocean front views and loved the morning sunrises on the double wide lanai. Brought the beach chairs out onto the grass a few times just to look up at the stars at night. Thanks for a great problem-free stay.

Reviewed by Mauraine

Date 09/17/2018

We had an amazing time in condo 1-102. The views were picturesque the inside was decorated beautifully with comfy beds and it has everything you could possibly need and more. It was so relaxing and at peaceful. Can't wait to come back!! Thank you

Reviewed by Penny

Date 07/26/2018

We were very pleased with the accomodation. The outlook was just wonderful and the Condo exceeded my expectations in terms of confort and facilities. The only hitch we had was with the lockbox which we had trouble opening to get the key.

Reviewed by Renate

Date 06/23/2018

We had a wonderful time. The apartment is amazing with all the ameneties you might need. Very thoughtful to provide all you need for a day at the beach (umbrella, beach towels, cooler, fins, sand toys, etc.). We are still at awe how close the ocean was. You step outside on the Lanei and you have an amazing view of the Pacific. You feel that you are on a private retreat (can see the neighbors the way the condo is built), just you, the ocean and the breaking waves. Breathtaking!

Reviewed by PAMELA

Date 05/16/2018

The condo was large enough for the 3 of us sleeping there and to accomodate the visits from family that live nearby. Comfortable furniture, well stocked kitchen and bathrooms and lots of beach items. It has a big well supplied kitchen and over all the condo felt more spacious than the photos conveyed. The large oceanfront lanai was a great place for meals and sunsets. We enjoyed our stay. Two small things were the living room slider door was difficult to open and the master bedroom has only thin sliding doors right next to living area so noise and light may interfere if others are night owls.

Reviewed by Dean

Date 04/10/2018

We had an amazing time in this well kept, upgraded condo. Opening the double lani doors to the sea hearing and smelling the ocean was a real treat. If we ever return to the big island, we will be back to stay in this unit.

Reviewed by Mike

Date 03/13/2018

Beautiful and well maintained condo with a great view. Great way to enjoy Hawaii and no problems encountered during our stay which is appreciated.

Reviewed by Carolee

Date 01/28/2018

We absolutely loved our stay at this condo! What an amazing view and the welcome basket was such a thoughtful gesture. This condo has everything you could possibly need to get the most out of a visit to the big island. We even found some De-Fog on the shelf for our snorkel masks! Whatever we used up we replaced before we left as it would seem everyone else did before us. We had a minor plumbing issue which Ken F responded to immediately. The only thing from preventing me from giving this condo a 5 star rating is the attention to detail from the cleaning staff. Other than that we will sur...

Reviewed by Jennifer

Date 01/17/2018

This place is stocked with everything you need to vacation with all the conveniences of home. The view is amazing, it is decorated nicely and the space is more than ample. The beds are very comfy. We liked the location of the whole resort itself. We really appreciated the boogie boards, beach chairs, coolers & umbrellas. We were so sad to leave. The carpet and vents could use a bit of cleaning, but this would not stop us from booking the same unit again. Hopefully we will be back again someday.

Reviewed by MARIKA

Date 11/13/2017

Lovely condo equipped with everything you could possibly need for your island vacation! Amazing setting, beautiful uninterrupted ocean views! And shopping for necessities couldn't be more convenient.

Reviewed by Jody

Date 10/05/2017

We had a wonderful stay at David's condo at the Surf and Raquet club. The condo was so spacious and roomy great for our family of five. The kitchen was large with everything we needed to prepare some meals and even have a BBQ at the Close BBQ area. The beds super comfy and there were plenty of airconditions to cool the rooms down at night. This condo is on the ground floor and looks directly out at a stunning view of the water. It was lovely to sit here of an evening and watch the sun set. David has the condo well stocked with beach towels, boogie boards, esky and even beach chairs. We love...

Reviewed by jonathan

Date 09/17/2017

We enjoyed our stay with fabulous sunsets, being so close to the water. We appreciated the use of the beach chairs in the condo. Very nice kitchen, and appreciated the washer/dryer in one of the bathrooms. Would stay again.

Reviewed by HYUN JU

Date 08/10/2017

spacious and cozy condo with a great view. one minus is that you can hear someone walk around the upper floor

Reviewed by Michele

Date 07/02/2017

This condo took our breath away when we walked in -- we couldn't believe how beautiful it was. Gorgeous granite counters in the kitchen, warm wood cabinets and accents throughout, beautiful tilework in bathrooms, cozy soft carpet in living area and bedrooms, and sliding glass doors from master bedroom that open straight out to the ocean. Two full bedrooms, two bathrooms, snorkel gear, boogies boards, beach towels, fully stocked kitchen -- and an absolutely amazing price. It was lovely and so quiet; we went to sleep listening to the waves every night. Mornings we had coffee and breakfast...

Reviewed by Watson Family

Date 06/21/2017

This condo is fantastic. You cannot get any closer to the ocean it is just perfect. The kitchen is very well stocked with all the cooking utensils you could ever need. Beds are very comfortable. So convenient to have beach towels and snorkel equipment available to borrow. Also body boards, buckets and spades for the kids to use. The pool on site is great. Welcome basket of fruit and chocolates was a nice touch. We would highly recommend this condo and if we are lucky enough to come back to Hawai'i we could definitely book this condo again.

Reviewed by Jackie

Date 06/05/2017

We stayed two nights at the condo. The location was wondering with beautiful scenery. The condo was very spacious and roomy. Everything we needed was basically right there.

Reviewed by John T

Date 05/30/2017

Our family had a wonderful time on the Big Island, and your condo was just what we had been looking for. The location was fantastic and the unit was very nice, and well kept. We will definitely consider renting again on our next trip. The sunsets were phenomenal, and we tried to make a point to return to the condo before sunset every night if we could. The condo layout was very nice, and the furnishings were great. It was especially nice to have the laundry inside the unit. There was quite a bit of snorkeling and beach gear available in the condo and we definitely used it. The location was ...

Reviewed by Ginny

Date 05/23/2017

Five of us (3 generations) recently stayed at this first-floor condo and spent 10 days exploring the Island. The view of endless ocean, gentle waves lapping at the shore below us, and this nicely appointed, conveniently located home- base made our stay memorable. I would stay here again, in a heartbeat!

Reviewed by Bob Anderson

Date 04/07/2017

Our stay in this Unit was fabulous. It was every bit and more than we expected. Everything we needed for our comfort was provided. Sitting outside on the lanai in the morning and enjoying a cup of coffee, watching the whale breach and slap its tail just a few hundred yards off shore was an unbelievable experience. If we ever are fortunate enough to return to the Big Island we would definitely try to secure this unit again. This condo is without a doubt the best place we have ever been for pure relaxation. The ocean wakes you in the night and puts you right back to sleep. My wife, da...

Reviewed by Billy

Date 04/03/2017

The only reason I'm giving this place 3 stars instead of 4 is because there was no HVAC or window cooling unit. The only way to cool down was a ceiling fan and a few electric fans that were stationed in the bedrooms. We left our sliding door open all night to try to cool down but I did not sleep well due to being hot. The unit had ample room and was well furnished. The price was great but probably had to do with no cooling unit.

Reviewed by Kitty and Don

Date 03/14/2017

We enjoyed a 9 night visit to this condo in early March. The location was great as is the view from the condo. The kitchen was well equipped and easy to use. So nice to enjoy an ocean view while tossing a salad! The biggest downside for us was the king size bed in the master bedroom…it seemed very worn out. We even flipped the mattress and remade the bed hoping to get better support. I agree with another comment that having a couple of lounge chairs would have been nice as well as additional seating around the patio table given that the condo sleeps more than 4 people. We have fri...

Reviewed by Glenn

Date 03/01/2017

Although our stay was short, the condo met all our needs. It is a very peaceful and beautiful location, a short drive away from the bustling town. Thanks for sharing your lovely home!

Reviewed by Howard & Sharon Crittenden

Date 01/29/2017

Couldn't be any better very well stocked kitchen,comfortable furniture, Great view, fruit basket was nice touch. Hope we can come back. Thanks Howard & Sharon

Reviewed by Camren

Date 01/27/2017

We had a wonderful time, the condo was very nice and the view was spectacular. We are planning on returning next January. The only down fall was the last week of our vacation there was a couple with 2 small children staying in the condo directly above us. We were woken up every morning to kids running back and fourth at 6:00 am. The couple acted as if they were the only ones in the condo complex. Each early morning they would be washing dishes and cleaning up. You could hear this out in the parking lot ! Other than that it was a pleasant stay. My family has been staying at the club for over...

Reviewed by Vharai M

Date 01/14/2017

We spent 2 weeks in this condo in December, 2016. It has everything you could possibly need for a fantastic holiday...the kitchen was better equipped than my own! Beds are comfortable, great showers. The lanai is gorgeous, we ate every meal out there watching the whales and dolphins. Only thing I would add would be a couple of lounge chairs for suntanning. The complex itself is well maintained with gorgeous landscaping. This was our second time and we'll definitely be back.

Reviewed by Kenny

Date 12/08/2016

Everything about the condo was top notch. The ocean crashing on the rock was awesome.... The sunset's sitting on the patio... This was a trip of a lifetime and the condo was the perfect retreat from all the activities offered on this beautifully diverse island. Can't wait to return!!! Thanks Dave!

Reviewed by Tom Stibolt

Date 10/22/2016

A very comfortable condo with all needed amenities right on the water. Quiet and private despite being in the middle of a complex.

Reviewed by Guopeng

Date 09/30/2016

This place is a 10 out of 10 in every aspect. Easy to book. Very clear direction before arrival. Welcome gift basket full of local goodies and fresh fruits?! What a nice surprise! Clean, new, spacious. High quality decors and appliances. The condo is so well equipped and maintained that you will have a natural instinct to keep it that way! Water activity equipment is well (and over) stocked! Ocean front balcony!! We will definitely come back.

Reviewed by M

Date 09/25/2016

We enjoyed our stay at this lovely, well-appointed home. I've done many a vacation rentals, but what stood out was the owner's thoughtful attention to little details. House was well maintained. Location is nice. Very well suited for families. Easy-in, easy-out. Quiet surroundings.Had a hard time locating the checkout time, though. All in all highly recommended.

Reviewed by Andrea

Date 08/26/2016

Great condo whit amazing view

Reviewed by Sharyn

Date 08/21/2016

Your condo was fabulous! The sun set right in front of us the first night and the next morning we were greeted by dolphins leaping in the ocean right in front of the lanai. The furnishings were luxe and squeaky clean. The only thing lacking was air conditioning. It was pretty hot and humid at night even with all the numerous fans provided. We will definitely book again but maybe not during the summer months. Mahalo!

Reviewed by Josh

Date 06/05/2016

The condo is very nice. View of the ocean from the bed! There is no A/C, but you really don't need it with the ocean breeze singing you to sleep. Now the 2nd bedroom gets hot and I wouldn't have been able to sleep in there.. The owner left a gift basket full of goodies to welcome us. Highly recommended to stay here. It is about 10 minutes from the tourist area. Nice and quiet. No direct beach access though. Closest beach is 3 minutes up the road! Great snorkelling and the owner has everything you need for a perfect day on the beach. (Beach chairs, umbrella, snorkel gear, body boar...

Reviewed by John

Date 03/01/2016

Everything in perfect condition... and what a great location Can not get any closer to the ocean

Reviewed by JOAN Franz

Date 03/01/2016

We were so impressed by the lovely condo with everything you could need in the kitchen and for recreation in the area. Each day to fall asleep and awaken to the ocean is such a wonderful experience! A wonderful place to stay in Kona.

Reviewed by Joel

Date 01/26/2016

We loved our four-night stay here! Thank you! The place is even nicer than the photos. The location is right on the ocean, overlooking beach rocks (about 1.5 stories above ocean level). It's the most tastefully appointed beach home I've EVER stayed in. The transaction/communication on the rental was very easy! The kitchen is well-stocked (and a lot nicer than the kitchen we have in our own home!). The view right off the patio is breathtakingly beautiful. The porch swing is a nice touch! Wifi works great. The beach and bath towels are plentiful. The linens are nice. The beds ar...

Reviewed by Les

Date 01/14/2016

As the pictures represent, this condo is in excellent condition. The cabinets and countertops have been re-done with beautiful granite and teak. The unit was very well furnished as the only thing we had to buy was groceries. There is a grocery store very close. David was very helpful and the unit was as represented. We were very happy with the location, as these units are close to Kona and nice beaches.

Reviewed by OMAR

Date 12/31/2015

My family truly enjoyed our stay in David's wonderful condo. Attention to detail is second to none. The location is superb and the complex very nice, clean and pleasant. We were in Hawaii obviously to spend time outside as much as possible but this condo was so comfortable and pleasant we were always pleased to be back after long days roaming the big island and never in hurry to leave. It clearly shows genuine efforts to ensure nothing is missing, including an abundance of beach towels, snorkeling equipment, chairs, coolers. We are thankful for David's hospitality and know were to go w...

Reviewed by Karen

Date 11/04/2015

This was my second stay at Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club, Condo 1-102, and both times have been wonderful experiences. The location is superb with a view of the ocean, and the ability to hear the waves crashing against the rocks. The condo is beautifully decorated with top of the line appliances, comfortable beds, and very nice linens. Everything is far nicer than you expect when you rent a vacation condo. An added bonus is that the owner makes sure there is always a nice supply of necessities in the condo, such as shampoo, conditioner, detergent, and etc. You will also find lot...

Reviewed by Terri

Date 09/15/2015

We had another great stay at David's condo. The location and amenities make this the perfect place. Clean, lot's of extras from the snorkel equipment to the chairs and cooler and all of the spices and kitchen things that will nickel and dime you in a non-stocked condo. David is extremely easy to work with, responsive and professional. We will be back (again) !

Reviewed by ANTHONY

Date 08/29/2015


Reviewed by Mieke

Date 07/15/2015

We absolutely LOVED Condo 1-102. The service and information provided by David before we arrived was helpful, courteous and so quick, thank you David, exceptional service! The Condo itself was truly wonderful. It had everything we could possibly wish for and more. We were so impressed with what was in the condo, the full kitchen was just like home and and the appliances are top quality. Lovely linen, comfortable beds, lots of storage for your belongings and the best bit of all ... the view is breathtaking. The Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is a gorgeous, well maintained property....

Reviewed by monchieandchewie

Date 07/15/2015

We absolutely LOVED Condo 1-102. The service and information provided by David before we arrived was helpful, courteous and so quick, thank you David, exceptional service! The Condo itself was truly wonderful. It had everything we could possibly wish for and more. We were so impressed with what was in the condo, the full kitchen was just like home and and the appliances are top quality. Lovely linen, comfortable beds, lots of storage for your belongings and the best bit of all ... the view is breathtaking. The Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club is a gorgeous, well maintained property. ...

Reviewed by Lori M

Date 04/28/2015

The condo was beautiful. The complex was beautiful. The grounds were all so beautifully landscaped and well taken care of. The pool was clean and refreshing. The condo itself was such a wonderful surprise. It was more than we were expecting. Two large beautiful bedrooms and two full baths. The kitchen and living room area was really large, and the kitchen had everything you could ever want or need. All the finishes were top quality. The view from the lanai was spectacular with so many beautiful sunsets. We also saw spinner dolphins and whales while sitting on the lanai. The barbeque area ...

Reviewed by Kevin K

Date 03/20/2015

This condo is right on the water making for awesome views from the lanai by day and relaxing ocean sounds by night. The unit is very updated, spacious, and well equipped. The location is great in that it is close enough to Kona town for easy access, but far enough away not to be affected by the traffic or hustle and bustle. Restaurants, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities are all nearby.

Reviewed by Babineux

Date 02/26/2015

We had a wonderful stay here. Every thing was top notch and location was perfect. Beautiful condo, we will come back.

Reviewed by jimzim2021

Date 02/25/2015

Great condo. Accommodations were excellent. Smooth communication with owner. On site person to assist with any problems. Nice pool. Sitting on the lanai watching the sunset was unbelievable.

Reviewed by sunseeker64

Date 12/15/2014

I booked this condo last minute as the one I was slated to stay in (in the same complex) was flooded out. I was a little hesitant to book a ground floor unit but the pictures depicted a very nice, upgraded unit with a wonderful ocean view. All I can say about this condo is WOW !!!! The owner was gracious and responsive and the pictures actually do not reflect how wonderful and fully stocked this very large condo was. My advice to anyone contemplating this rental is RENT IT. The only problem we encountered was the chain smokers next door. They were rude and unsympathetic. That being said, w...

Reviewed by OBVhosts

Date 11/05/2014

This is a beautifully remodeled ground level, oceanfront condo. David, the owner, has done a wonderful job with remodeling the condo and stocking the unit with everything you could possibly need for a great vacation. He was great in offering many helpful suggestions regarding great snorkeling spots and places to eat. People in the community are warm and helpful. Yelp also proved to be a wonderful resource in finding the best restaurants in the area. We had a great time and will definitely be back! Mahalo and Aloha.

Reviewed by Stella_S45

Date 08/16/2014

The condo was in fabulous shape! Kitchen was fully equipped. All the amenities you could ever want; boogie boards came in handy. Location perfect - great to sit out on lanai and watch sunset. Pool on site was nice. Great snorkeling just down the road. Nice to have close access to a CVS, L&L BBQ, and local espresso shop with fantastic apricot scones at shopping center just up the road. Wish we could have stayed longer!

Reviewed by tisfam

Date 05/12/2014

Excellent Quality....everything: furniture, decor, kitchen, washer and dryer. Beautiful, restful decor. Sitting on Lanai in swing was truly a pleasure!! Hope to vacation here again!

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 12/26/2013

This is one amazing condo! We've stayed in many condos throughout the islands being a family of budget travelers, but this one was by far the best. Literally right on the water, the view was stunning!!! I don't think you could get any closer to the ocean in Kona. The sunsets were amazing. We even saw a full moon set over the water at 5am which was unreal too. You could see dolphins right from the lanai in the mornings. Upon arrival, we drove right in, no fuss, easy instructions to follow. The condo is stocked with everything - the kitchen had every appliance and condiment you could ...

Reviewed by A FlipKey verified reviewer

Date 11/10/2013

We couldn't believe on our arrival how well appointed this unit was. It was fully stocked with everything you could think of. Boogie Boards, snorkel gear, beach chairs, beach umbrella, beach bag and towels. Condo was immaculate and bed was the most comfy we have ever slept in. Kitchen was also stocked with a full supply of spices, sugar,and even condiments...paper products, soaps...this place was turn key. Condo itself is elegant, all Island decor and is literally a stones throw from the water. Nothing better than the sound of waves to lull you into sleep. The property is very well maintain...

Reviewed by DMac

Date 11/03/2013

This place has it all! We were looking for a clean, oceanfront condo with access to pool and tennis courts and we got more than we expected. The place is very spacious, well stocked kitchen and linens and has all the "toys" you need including snorkels, boogie boards, coolers and beach chairs. I especially loved all the beautiful touches that the owner put into the remodel, including the custom granite, tile work and cabinetry...there is more storage than you'll ever need. The only thing that would have been nice to have was a/C but there were ceiling fans and room fans in every room so ...

Reviewed by Barbara

Date 07/07/2013

This condo is beautiful! Everything was clean, new, and well cared for. Thought was put into everything in the condo - from the appliances to a fully stocked kitchen to the beach amenities - this place provides everything you need to have a good, relaxing time in Hawaii. Communication and reserving this condo was super easy, as was checking in. A beautiful welcome basket awaited us upon coming in the door. The Surf and Racquet Club is the perfect location for a getaway. This condo is located right on the water with a beautiful view from both the master bedroom and the patio. But if that i...