Kona Bali Kai 425

Rates: $249 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Bed types: KX (sleeps 2)
Reviews: 4.90 (from 128 reviews)
This direct ocean front deluxe penthouse studio is the perfect place to spend a relaxing vacation right on the ocean's edge!! Literally 20 feet from the ocean, you cannot beat the view anywhere from the lanai!! Perfect for lounging, dining, reading or just relaxing. You name it! You won't want to leave the view!
The condo has all the comforts of home, but you're in Hawaii, enjoying the fabulous weather, sights and sounds! Corner unit (north end) located on the top floor of a four-story building, this oceanfront condominium not only boasts first-class views but has excellent proximity to Kona town and all activities as well.

Watch world-class surfers ride the waves while dolphins frolic in their wake. Enjoy seasonal whale watching right from the lanai and get a close up view of the giant sea turtles that come up on shore to sun themselves! (No touching though!)

The condo has been totally remodeled in July 2017 with new furnishings, king size pedestal bed, new sofa, bar stools, freshly painted, new ceiling fans, lighting. In May of 2020, a brand new split system 18,000 BTU central AC system was added. This replaces the 9,000 BTU window unit. The condo cools off very quickly now on a hot summer afternoon. Of course most people don't ever use the A/C as you get some fantastic ocean sea breezes since you are right on the water.

The condo is fully stocked with all the comforts of home plus many items you have never even thought about. The condo comes with a washer, dryer, dishwasher, iron, ironing board, hair dryer and a full suite of kitchen appliances such as microwave, coffee grinder, water purifier, blender, coffee pot, rice cooker, ice maker, etc. Plenty of dishes, plates, glasses, pots, pans, silverware, utensils, and cooking spices

This private condominium has everything you need for an unforgettable Hawaiian experience. The condo comes with plenty of towels, linens, beach towels, beach chairs, snorkel gear, etc.

The condo wifi router via Spectrum has just been upgraded to 500 Mps download speed (effective 13 July 2023)

The condo is located at the beautiful Oceanfront Kona Bali Kai Property. The condo complex has a nice heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, oceanfront gas BBQ's and picnic areas, very nice tropical landscaping and a sandy beach area for sunbathing and wading in the tide pools. Lounge chairs are available to all condo guests at the beach front area. There are also some shady spots if you wish to take a break from the sun. There is an elevator to take you to the condo, no need to walk stairs at this condo! The world famous Poke Shack restaurant is on the grounds of the property. A convenience store is located across the street.

The White sands swim beach is located one mile south, the snorkel beach is one and half miles south and the Kona Country Club golf course (18 holes for public use) is 3 miles south. This is a truly a condo you will want to return to year after year (as you will see many repeat guests in the condo guest books). Warning: The Big Island has so much to offer and after one trip and you will be hooked!

Mahalo and hope to see you soon at our condo.

Mike and Mimi
Registration Number: GE-149-112-6272-01, TA-149-112-6272-01, 760150230086

Kona Bali Kai 425 Reviews

Ann V.
February 2024
Nicely appointed studio on the end of the building - a bit more road noise. Beautiful view. Comfortable bed. The unit is on the fourth floor and the elevator is a ways down the hall. We enjoyed taking the stairs right down to our parked car but a person with mobility issues might have difficulty.

Ricky B.
February 2024
A beautiful property with everything you could need. The views from the 4th floor balcony were amazing - we could look for whales (and there were many!) and watch the sunsets. Comfortable and convenient to Kailua as well as exploring the rest of the Big Island. This is an awesome place to stay.

jean philippe l.
February 2024
Top floor view of sunset. Sleep with waves

sherri k.
January 2024
I loved everything about this unit. The bed was comfortable and the view was spectacular!

January 2024
I really loved my stay at this apartment. The views from the balcony were so amazing, enjoying sunsets at night and watching and listening to waves. The apartment has all you will need. Parking is included. It takes you a few minutes to Kona (by car) and to a few beaches. The latter you can also reach easily by foot in a few minutes. Great experience. I will definitely recommend to anyone who wants to stay in Kona.

Rebecca S.
December 2023
Mike’s communication is excellent. After booking, I received an email with all kinds of helpful information. Directions, restaurants, and activities were all included. The condo was clean and exactly as described. We spent most evenings on the lanai, watching sunsets and even saw the “green flash” on 3 of the 6 nights we stayed. Only saw one turtle once but we watched one evening as a kayaker brought a 3’ blue fin tuna in. Now that is something you don’t see at home. The bed is very comfortable and we slept very well with the waves drowning out much of the traffic noise. The lighting the the bathroom could use some work as it is pretty dark in that room. Despite paying a cleaning fee, you are asked to take out the trash and place towels in the washer and if time permits, put in the dryer. But that would not stop us from renting again if we ever returned to the Big Island.

Francis J.
September 2023
Great location, very clean, well equipped condo. Mike provided us with a lot of useful information about the island and the activities. He was very helpful.

Ron B.
September 2023
Great location, great view. Near many restaurants. Watched sunset almost every night of our 7 day stay from lanai.

Lynn W.
July 2023
The views from the balcony are just as stunning as indicated in the listing photos. No trick photography here - it was great! The little beach area at the other end of the complex was another easy option for relaxing and the location is super convenient to all sorts of things. Mike is easy to work with and very responsive. He sent us a terrific guide to things to do and places to eat. Unit is clean and well-equipped.

Genie W.
May 2023
This place was so fantastic. Cozy, clean and comfortable. And the view was amazing. We had the patio door open and the entry door open and the cross breeze keep it so cool that we never needed the air conditioner. Owner Mike was available to answer any questions even when I had a senior moment! I would highly recommend this place, and hope to some day get to stay again. Thank you Mike for sharing your beautiful place.

Travis W.
May 2023
Overall this was a great rental. It was a nice, private location with little to no noise from neighbors and close enough to get to restaurants and shops quickly with a short drive. Being a corner room was great for the views, but unfortunately had a little bit of noise from the traffic. But that was only noticable while on the lanai, didn't affect sleeping at all. The condo itself was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed. Would have gotten 5 stars except we had one run in with ants even though we didn't have food out on the counters. After a thorough wipe down, they didn't return. There was some construction or something going on in the parking garage that made it a little difficult to get in and out at times. We spent most of our time exploring the island, so overall this was a great, safe place to come back to each night.

Tracy K.
May 2023
From start to finish this property and owner did not disappoint! I was so sad to leave: comfortable, clean and modem. Spent lots of time on the lanai watching the sea turtles. The ocean waves were phenomenal. We slept with the door open. Would highly recommend. Made my 50th state and 50th birthday the most memorable/

April 2023
Very well equipped with beach towels, snorkel gear, cooler, body board, swim noodle, beach chairs, beach and shopping bags and kitchenware. The bed was very comfortable. The condo has plenty of room, a great bathroom and an amazing oceanfront view.

Lave A.
March 2023
A beautiful studio, ocean front!!! The location was perfect and the owner-host was great!! We enjoyed our stay! Thank you Mike for sharing your beautiful piece of paradise. :)

David B.
February 2023
Nice property and convenient location. Our first visit to Kona and we were surprised by the extent of lava fields!

Amanda B.
January 2023
Thank you for sharing this lovely space with us! It was beautiful and we loved how close it was to the ocean. Great location! We would definitely come back again.

Micah H.
January 2023
Comfortable bed, the A/C works extremely well and was quick to cool off the room, and the ocean view is what you pay for. Perfect for what my partner and I needed for our stay. Be aware, no shampoo or conditioner, and we only found the bars of soap hidden away above the washer/dryer unit once we were getting ready to check out. So bring your own shampoo/conditioner at least!

Barbara E.
November 2022
We rose every morning to a beautiful sunrise and coffee on the deck. Every evening ended with a lovely sunset and a glass of wine. The sound of the surf was calming. Pure heaven! The king bed was very comfortable. The tub shower condo is larger that in looks in the pictures. We loved watching the sea turtles and the surfers. We arrived much later and much more frazzled than expected due to errors on my own part. The owner was responsive and helpful even at the late hour when we asked for help. He called us the next day to make sure that all was well. I cannot overestimate how good it felt to have him in our corner! Highly recommend!

Beth D.
November 2022
By the ocean minutes from town. Clean property. Definitely will stay again

Donna K.
October 2022
This condo is Great! Has everything you need and the view from the lanai is absolutely Beautiful listening to the waves at night was so peaceful. Would definitely use this place again.

Tim A.
October 2022
Was very secluded & peaceful with an amazing view. We loved the privacy we had with our stay.

Larry J.
July 2022
My wife and I stayed in this studio unit for 4 nights. We loved the oceanfront location, especially being lulled to sleep at night to the sound of the waves. We only needed the air conditioner once as the ocean breezes usually kept the temperature cool enough. We enjoyed seeing both fish in the water and the head of turtles as they would pop up in the surf right below the unit. The condo is well stocked and the bed is very comfortable. The owner is great to work with - we highly recommend this place!

Martina L.
July 2022
Communication with the owner was timely and the overall experience was positive.

Joe H.
July 2022
This unit was very nice. Listening to the waves crash was very peaceful. We had a bite to eat and a few drinks on the lanai. The sunsets from the lanai were absolutely gorgeous. This host communication was excellent. Very good parking under condo. We thoroughly enjoyed staying here.

kathy s.
July 2022
Magical lanai sunsets and sunrises! Such a special spot with the beautiful breeze flowing through…..never turned on the A/c. Such a memorable 11 days in paradise. Grateful to the owners to allow us to stay in their home!

michael s.
April 2022
very clean and well appointed small studio condo with a nice balcony overlooking the ocean. the condo building is a bit dated and the front desk person is not particularly nice but it's in a good location a bit away from the busiest part of Kona and convenient to south Kona beaches. great poke spot at the building too. host communication was very good.

Bernie S.
March 2022
If you are looking for a peaceful retreat right on the ocean- this is the place! The waves crashing on the shoreline at night lulled you to sleep. Mike the owner was a great communicator as well.

Joseph A.
March 2022
Really wonderful place - only issue was water temperature on shower

Sara S.
March 2022
This place is the perfect size, location, and view for a single traveler. Great hosts too!

March 2022
This property is beautiful and just as listed. The view from the lanai for whale watching, ocean viewing and just relaxing or enjoying a home cooked meal is next to none. The unit's kitchen has more equipment and supplies than any we've ever rented before. This is important to us as we eat almost all meals in after touring all day. A washer/dryer in the unit was a big A+! The reason for four stars in location is that the entire complex is on a very busy road in Kona, but if you visit any place in Hawaii, roads are busy and this can be expected. This is a wonderful unit!!

Karen S.
February 2022
A nice clean studio with everything you need. Outstanding location, with fabulous lanai - right on the ocean. We saw lots of whales in Feb 2022. The shower is terrific, bed very comfortable, parking is easy and shaded. Will stay here again

Mark G.
February 2022
Great property with a great owner who helped us have a great stay through being very informative on what is available to do.

Karen W.
January 2022
Loved the lanai. Bed was comfortable. Nice place to stay.

Carmen L.
January 2022
Great ocean view. Easy access to the downtown and easy parking!

Natalie J.
January 2022
A clean, nicely and efficiently appointed apartment overlooking the water!

Kevin C.
January 2022
We had an awesome time at Mike's condo. The view of the ocean from the balcony was stunning and we spent many hours just sitting on the balcony enjoying the view. We were able to see dolphins, a whale, a couple of sharks and several schools of fish from the balcony. It was amazing! The condo is clean and well maintained and Mike is very proactive at giving information and instructions about the condo and the island in general. My wife and I had a wonderful time and would recommend this condo to anyone who is looking for a great place to sdtay on thew Big Island.

S B.
January 2022
It was really nice, great location. Host was excellent! Highly recommended!

Mia H.
August 2021
Perfect space for a couple, close to amenities and slightly removed fr the central bustle of shops and tourist attractions. Great location and we hope to return!

Wallace S.
August 2021
Owners were very responsive and provided a lot of great information about Kona. Condo was very clean and had an amazing view from the fourth floor balcony.

Michelle L.
August 2021
Small studio that was perfect for my husband And I. Cozy but well appointed. Looks just like the picture with an oversized lanai with fantastic views. The kitchen was spacious. Perfect for an extended stay in Kona. BBQ s were new and in great condition. Pool area very nice but more enclosed so not as nice to hang out. Most condo pools are next to the beach and outdoors.

Emily S.
August 2021
Really wish I’d been able to stay here longer. Well stocked kitchen, comfortable bed, great location. Only thing that might be good to know is bathtub is very high to step into, and the church close by is pretty loud at 7:30am on Sunday morning. Otherwise this place is near perfect. Would love to stay again! Thanks

jeff f.
June 2021
The communication with the property owner was exceptional from the beginning to the end. Had to cancel and rebook due to pandemic work related issues and the owner worked it out amazingly well for us. Spent 13 days here on the big island and the condo was perfect all the way around. Super clean, bug free, all amenities one could ask for. The views from the lanai were spectacular. Had breakfast and coffee many of the mornings. You could see all colors of fish and plenty of turtles just below the lanai. Sunsets from the lanai are also unforgettable. This property was a good jump off point to many of the things we did on the island , from luaus, sunset dinner cruise, helicopter tour and all the beaches. I would definitely recommend this property for anyone staying on the island. Thank you Mike for opp pop ending up this amazing property.

Kelsey W.
January 2021
Perfect getaway and the condo is at the end of the high traffic/tourist area, so it’s even quieter. Condo was exactly as listed and had everything that we could of needed/used. Sunsets on the lanai were absolutely beautiful and we could even see fish from there. Mike is a wonderful host. Not only opens up his condo but everything supply wise is there for guests. Beach chairs and snorkel gear also available! He provides a very well detailed email on how to work features of the condo (directions from airport, parking, internet, cable, etc). This was super helpful and made us feel very welcome. Highly recommend this condo to others!

kevin k.
December 2020
Bali Kai 425 is an excellent studio condo well stocked and with great views right above the ocean. Saw dolphins daily. AC and Washer and dryer are great. Overall excellent. Mike very responsive and easy to communicate with. Only slight thing for us was bed and pillows were too hard-- but just may be us. Everything else was great.

Karla S.
September 2020
My husband and I needed a quick getaway not too far from home. This unit was everything we needed! Perfect for the rekindling of love and life. The private beach right outside was perfect! I will reserve this place again!

Monica M. M.
August 2020
We enjoyed this unit for a quick getaway. It had a fantastic lanai where we spent most of our dining and wind down time. Listening to the waves, witnessing spectacular sunsets, and relaxing. It was just perfect. Mahalo Mike and Mimi.

August 2020
This Studio Unit has fabulous ocean views. The unit offers a very comfortable bed, spacious lanai, A/C, and all the comforts you could ask for while exploring Kona and the West side of the island.

Rick W.
August 2020
Waking up to the sound of waves crashing on the rocks is a memory that will stay with you for the rest of your life. The view out on the lanai was fantastic. You can see schools of fish swimming in the waves. Just wonderful

July 2020
Amazing view! Sunset is beautiful! Wonderful Condo has everything you need....fully stocked. AC was great...nice and cold.

July 2020
This place was fantastic. Couldn’t get a better view than this. The upgrades in the room make it feel like an upscale hotel. I hope I get to stay here again sometime!

Suzanne P.
July 2020
Sunrise and sunset, turtles, privacy. Couldn’t ask for more

Rick W.
March 2020
We really enjoyed the place. it is literally steps from the water. we left the doors open to hear the waves all night long. So relaxing. We were visiting during the early stages of the Corona Virus pandemic in Hawaii, so we bought food and provisions and stayed at the Condo. Most public places were closed, so fortunately we have food for meals and we able to use the beach directly in front of the Condo. Overall a great location and would definitely return again

Karern P.
March 2020
This was a great location to explore the area!

Ingrid C.
March 2020
This condo has everything you need and then some. The icing on this cake is the view of the ocean from the lanai. Amazing! Highly recommended this place. The owner Mike is also very nice and available for any recommendations you need for anything during your stay.

Larry V.
March 2020
Well equipped, charming condo in a great location. Mike was a terrific host. We highly recommend

November 2019
Absolutely loved this studio. Outstanding view, nicely decorated and well-furnished with nice touches. The lanai was perfect for lounging and dining, again that view! I highly recommend this place.

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