Kona Reef Oceanfront Condo Rental


Rates: $326 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Bed types: Q (sleeps 4)
Reviews: 4.50 (from 49 reviews)
True oceanfront condo complexes are hard to find and the only real oceanfront condos at Kona Reef are located in buildings A and D. Any others are just ocean view! Enjoy sliding open the lanai door straight to the ocean!

Relax and unwind at this truly oceanfront condo. This beautifully updated unit is located in one of the most desirable complexes in Kona! Enjoy your morning cup of Kona coffee on the lanai as you watch for dolphins and listen to the waves. There is an updated and stocked kitchen for those who like to cook or walk to many of the wonderful downtown Kona restaurants that are just a block away! The oceanfront pool is the perfect place to spend the evening or soak in the hot tub.

Relax on the lani and watch humpback whales, spinner dolphins, Ironman & triathlon events, surfers and stand up paddlers. Visit amazing art galleries, protected snorkeling and year-round farmers markets that feature a brilliant array of unique local fruits and vegetables. Observe sacred green sea turtles and brightly colored tropical fish that abound in the underwater paradise while you settle into the slower island vibe.

In the living room, the sofa has a pull-out bed perfect for couples or children. If you've had a long day enjoy the large smart tv or pop in a movie! The AC unit and many fans keep the unit cool on those hot and humid days or open the sliding door for an ocean breeze.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could need for a comfortable stay. A high-end refrigerator with ice dispensing in the door as well as a full range and oven gives the feeling of being at home. A dishwasher and a microwave are also part of the kitchen appliances. You can grind and brew that famous Kona coffee and enjoy the start of each day with a view of the blue Pacific Ocean.

Get a good night's sleep in the bedroom with a comfortable queen bed. There is a large closet for any extra storage you might need!
The updated bathroom has an exceptionally tiled walk-in shower and a new granite countertop. Towels are provided, as well as a supply of shampoo, soap, and anything else you need.

This is an ideal home for a stay of a few days to a month or more. We cannot wait to have you stay in our beautiful home in paradise!

You could not ask for a better location! The island is BIG and we recommend getting a rental car to fully enjoy everything the island has to offer. When you get your rental car we have plenty of unassigned parking around the unit!

We are located just a block from downtown Kona. When you're ready for a sunset Mai Tai at Don's Mai Tai Bar, it's just a five-minute walk away! Enjoy all the great waterfront restaurants without having to fight for parking!

You will also be centrally located to easily access many of the great beaches on the island with a short drive. Reach out to us any time we have detailed day trip itineraries available for you to make your exploration of the island easier! We're always available to give you ideas and recommendations on what to do on this beautiful island. Registration Number: GE-114-428-9792-01, TA-114-428-9792-01

Kona Reef Oceanfront Condo Rental Reviews



chris s.
January 2024
There are so many beautiful, amazing, interesting things to see and do on Hawaii/Kona but hands down the dreamiest part is hanging at D7!! Captivating sunsets and ocean waves at your back door. The property is tucked away yet perfectly situated for walking to everything. Owners/managers are A+. A grateful guest here!


Kathy C.
January 2024
We got into the condo easily using a code provided. Also nice to be able to park very close. The kitchen was well equipped with newer everything. Very clean. Homey feeling. Easy to stay here and just enjoy the view and crashing waves outside the lanai door, nearby pool deck and quick walk to downtown Kona. Communication with hosts was friendly with immediate responses. Highly recommend!


Carol D.
December 2023
First time to Kona. Absolutely loved it. Did helicopter tour, manta ray swim and drove the entire island. Beautiful location in the world. The unit is well equipped and is clean. Can't beat the location, right on the ocean, unobstructed views. Definitely recommend it.


Gordon M.
August 2023
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Sean and Kelsey's apartment in Kona - ideally located, clean and well appointed. The view from the Lanai is spectacular with an easy stroll into town for the bars and restaurants. We didn't use the pool/hot tub or BBQ area as we busied ourselves exploring the many beaches and hiking the beautiful island but everything looked in great condition. If our wandering takes us back to Big Island we wouldn't hesitate to book again.


Rhonda M.
April 2023
We stayed in this unit several years ago, so we were pleasantly surprised to find it very updated. The bed was super comfortable, the linens were nice, the kitchen nicely appointed. The view is stellar! We saw whales from the lanai, as well as beautiful sunsets. With its proximity to town, we were able to wander about easily. Enjoy the pool, the grilling area, and the people we encountered there. We would stay again in a heartbeat.


Jeff B.
March 2023
This property is right on the bottom floor, right on the ocean, and a 10 min walk to all the activities in town you want. You cannot hear road noise and it is generally peaceful. Sean was a great host and was able to accommodate a special request for us the was a game changer. One detractor was that because of Hawaii law allowing beach access, all sorts of folks wander down to the beach in front of the unit. We were asked to use our shower-just something to keep in mind. Don't hesitate to book-a gem!


michael P.
March 2023
We loved staying at this property! It is a nice unit and we were able to turn off the air conditioner and open the doors and listen to the waves or we would sit on the lanai and watch the waves as the tides came in and out. We were able to easily walk to downtown Kona and multiple great eating places.


Mitch C.
January 2023
Excellent location, the view of the ocean is fantastic and the sunsets are incredible. We saw whales and dolphins almost every day from the Lanai. The unit is easy walking distance from the Ali'i Drive restaurants/shopping etc. The pool and hot tub are nice and clean.


Dana M.
December 2022
As is obvious by the photos, the view from the lanai is why you rent this place. The view is so good many people come and stand in front to watch sunset😐 It is a little close to town for us. Had a homeless person take a nap on the lanai. But it is easy to walk to Royal Kona or Hugo’s for a cocktail. So…. The place is mostly well furnished. It’s clean but messy. Random things are stuffed everywhere including in drawers meant for guests. Tools and screws in nightstand. Random guitars parts everywhere. No organization in kitchen. Hubby had to fix dishwasher and garbage disposal. Only a few small saucepans. This has the feel of a party condo. Not a lot to cook with but plenty of plastic cups. The closet with chairs, ice chests, and umbrella is so full it’s booby trapped. Overall a positive experience but I would not stay here again.


Donna W.
December 2022
Beautiful views and wonderful location to the shops and restaurants of Kona. What a joy to wake up and see surfers and dolphins playing. My husband even enjoyed a little fishing right outside the lanai. Sean was a pleasure to work with and is very responsive. Will definitely stay again.


Cameron C.
December 2022
For us, this was all about location, location, location! Being within a 10 to 15 minute walking distance of the Kailua Village and all the shops and restaurants (including the happy hours) was awesome and what we were looking for! It was also great to be able to go for a short 4km jog every day along the waterfront from one end of the Village to the other to start the day (if your in to that, although an early morning walk was just as nice). We were quite pleased to wake up the first morning to 5 - 10 surfers right out in front of the property! Great snorkeling at various nearby beaches, too. The owners also sent us a nice welcoming message before we went, which was nice, and they checked to make sure we were able to get in okay! The condo is a good size for two people. Already thinking about next year.....


Flip T.
December 2022
We have stayed at Kona Reef in several other ocean front unit over the last several years and have loved every unit except this one. The condo is serious need of a paint job and a general makeover.It seems like the owner doesn't really care about the property. Lights in the bedroom don't work and we were basically told "oh well". The fan on the lanai didn't work either - again "oh well". There are fantastic units at Kona Reef that we be back to stay in. Just not this one...


Bryan H.
November 2022
Check in was easy. We loved eating and sitting on the lanai while watching the waves crash on the shore. The pool was great for cooling off and letting our kids play, and we enjoyed the ocean view and sunsets from the pool deck. The place was clean and had what we needed and more, and is walking distance from downtown Kona. The run portion of the Ironman goes right in front of the complex and we enjoyed cheering on my brother and other athletes and being able to hop back in the pool when we got hot. Kelsey, our contact for the place, reached out shortly after our arrival to make sure we had what we needed and she was responsive to our needs throughout our stay: Great place, would recommend it to anyone looking for a place close to Kona!


Michaela M.
August 2022
My husband and I noticed a very pungent smell when entering the space immediately. It smelled similar to urine, mostly in the entrance/bedroom area. We also found an unlabeled container of drugs in a kitchen drawer. The cleaning person, noted to us that the smell may be related to mold in the wooden furniture. We ended up staying here for 2 nights to see if the smell got better after the bedroom was recleaned. We did not utilize the bedroom at all due to the strong odor and slept on the hide-a-bed—after 2 nights of rough sleep and the smell lingering, we wanted out. Management offered only a small portion of refund. This was overall a bad experience. Great location and well-stocked condo, wish it could’ve been different.


Patricia B.
April 2022
This condo had everything you need including the perfect location. You are within walking distance of the shops and restaurants in Kona. No need to worry about parking. Condo D7 is oceanfront and first floor with the ocean waves at your door.


Brad R.
April 2022
Great central location being right on the ocean and walking distance to all the restaurants and shops. Well stocked unit with beach chairs, towels, spices, etc. Apple TV has no local channels but access to all the streaming services if you have an account (Netflix, Prime, etc.). Sean was amazing at responding to any questions promptly. Unit has a Queen bed that is on the softer side and overly responsive to any movements. Overall, a great condo and would recommend.


Vernon W.
March 2022
We had a great time on our stay. The owner was very responsive to a small maintenance issue. It's also less than a third of a mile to the main area of Kona.


Andrew R.
March 2022
My wife and I stayed at this Condo 18-22 Feb 2022. This is amazing unit - very clean and comfortable. Well stocked, as the owner had thought of absolutely everything imaginable. Clean, comfortable, and relaxing with whales jumping out of the water, viewed right from your lanai. I couldn't ask for more. A big thanks to Sean (and Kelsey) for hosting us. The welcome gifts of coffee, bottled water and chocolates were also very much appreciated. We would stay here again in a heartbeat. Thanks again for a great stay.


jackie B.
January 2022
The condo is nice and the location in the complex super. Watching dolphins swim by in the morning while drinking coffee was fabulous. The poll and spa are nice. Found it to be a nice quiet location. Even though there's parking just outside the unit, the spaces are very narrow so we always used the garage which is a short walk and has nicer spaces. Only complaint is the bed is soft for me.


Maury E.
November 2021
This was a great place to stay - so close to everything. The downtown area is awesome and you can go so easily to so many different places so easily. The only problem is that the view at this place is so incredible that it makes it so you never want to leave!


Margit O.
October 2021
Property is lovely and I hate to downgrade that but it was overshadowed by the poor responsiveness of the owner. To begin there were no kitchen towels even though Sean claimed the cleaning staff left them. We also asked for dish soap and a light bulb. It took two days! Sean told us in his correspondence(yes I have a copy) that checkout was at 11 and his crew showed up at 10:30. I had asked 4 times if we could have a later checkout and he did not have the courtesy to reply!


Josh P.
September 2021
I’ve been staying at various Kona Reef units since the late 90s, 20+ trips and at least 8 different condos and D7 is just perfect. Right off the parking lot making loading/unloading easier, and a righteous oceanfront view. For the price, you cannot beat the location and views.


Kathleen M.
August 2021
Had a hiccup with check in.. but handled by both Vrbo and quick response by host as soon as problem was noted. Otherwise Sean was very responsive and our stay was great.. can’t beat the view… would stay there again just to enjoy the views.. everything was within walking distance and grocery store was easy to find. If Hawaii wasn’t so far from home would go there every year and stay here!


Natalie W.
August 2021
Great unit with killer view. Nice pool area. Very clean. Would stay again.

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