Keauhou Akahi, Big Island

Keauhou Akahi is a quiet and friendly condominium complex located on the Kona coast in the Keauhou Resort area of the Big Island of Hawaii. Situated on the 9th tee of the Kona Country Club golf course, it overlooks tranquil Keauhou Bay and is surrounded by beautiful tropical foliage. The complex offers a well-maintained salt-water swimming pool with ocean views and is conveniently located within a mile of the Keauhou Shopping Center, which features a supermarket, drugstore, restaurants, movie theaters, and a post office. The center also hosts various activities, including Hawaiian music, dance, arts and crafts, and a farmers market on Saturdays.

Keauhou Bay is a hub for golfers, fishermen, and water sports enthusiasts, offering activities such as kayaking, paddling, snorkeling, diving with giant manta rays, and sailing into magical sunsets. The bay is also home to the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa and the Keauhou Canoe Club, which welcomes visiting guests to learn and practice the ancient Hawaiian way of paddling outrigger canoes. The condo is within walking distance of shaded parking, the pool, and various amenities, including the Keauhou Shopping Center and Keauhou Bay. With its convenient location, beautiful surroundings, and range of activities, Keauhou Akahi is an ideal choice for vacationers seeking a peaceful and enjoyable stay on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Keauhou Akahi Average Rates

As of May 2024, the average price of a 1 bedroom unit at Keauhou Akahi is $174. Note that prices vary depending on the specifc unit and season (holiday rates are usally much higher), and the averages don't include Hawaii's 18% accommodation tax or cleaning and booking fees. Visit the rentals page to see specific unit rates.

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What Do Guests Think? An AI Analysis of 154 Guest Reviews

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The following executive summary is based on a comprehensive and impartial AI analysis of guest reviews. Keep in mind that all units are individually owned, and review scores among units can vary considerably.

The Keauhou Akahi condo resort on Big Island receives overwhelmingly positive reviews from guests, highlighting its ideal location, beautiful views, and well-equipped units. Guests appreciate the resort's proximity to beaches, shopping areas, and attractions like snorkeling spots and golf courses. The condos are praised for their cleanliness, spaciousness, and the variety of amenities provided, including kitchen supplies, beach gear, and comfortable bedding. The resort's pools and the ease of communication with hosts are also frequently mentioned positives. While a few guests note minor issues such as noise from nearby activities or the lack of air conditioning in some units, the overall sentiment is that Keauhou Akahi offers a peaceful, convenient, and enjoyable stay for visitors to the Big Island. The resort seems to cater well to both families and couples, with many guests expressing a desire to return or recommend the property to others. This summary is based on a comprehensive analysis of 154 guest reviews.

Recent Keauhou Akahi Reviews

We stayed here for 10 days. We especially appreciated the well-equipped kitchen, gorgeous lanai, tastefully decorated interior, prime location, and responsive property manager. Would stay at this location again.
Benjamin B.
February 2024

Very nice accommodations centrally located very quiet and peaceful enjoyed my stay
Morris B.
January 2024

The condo had everything you might want to enjoy your stay. Lots of thoughtful extras
Todd A.
January 2024

Very clean unit with a fantastic view. Location is perfect. Close to Keauhou shopping center. Walk down to the bay to watch the boats or to the farmers market on Wednesdays and Saturdays Keahole Akahi is a great complex.
john h.
January 2024

Our family spent a relaxing vacation here. Quiet, Cozy, Clean and Spacious home base to explore the west side of Big Island. Denise was accommodating and let us check out later on our last day. Mahalo
Oui Maui G.
January 2024

Beautiful condo ...very quiet area..had a wonderful stay
Karen B.
January 2024

Eric and Damon are great hosts and offer a very well-equipped condo. Everything you could possibly need in the kitchen, including really nice pots and pans. The washer, dryer, and drying rack on the lanai were very welcome, as were the beach chairs, sunbrella, boogie boards, beach towels, coolers, ice packs…. The Keauhou Shopping Centre is only a few minutes drive away, so very handy for groceries, restaurants and other shops. The pool is great to cool off after a day exploring the island, and usually pretty quiet. We wish we could have stayed longer. Returning to Alaska winter was a rude awakening!! Highly recommend.
Jacqui J.
December 2023

The condo was great, nice view, close to the shopping center. The owners were very friendly and responsive. Thank you for a great stay.
Carrie B.
December 2023

We like this complex and have stayed here before. This unit has an amazing ocean view, a comfortable bed, and a decent kitchen. We really like the location of the complex. Comfortable furniture, a nice pool, friendly neighbors, and clear information are things we enjoy. This place has all. Although we didn't need them, they have a well stocked cupboard of beach stuff!
Jonnie O.
December 2023

Our Condo was spacious with a beautiful view from the Lanai. The kitchen was well-stocked with dishware, utensils and spices galore! Laundry soap provided by past guests. The owner had a guestbook which provided a wealth of information from past guests. (We signed it too!) No A/C but plenty of ceiling fans kept us comfy. Nice pool and golf course on site. Highly recommend!
Thomas S.
November 2023

keep in mind most condos in Kona are older. This is no exception. But, It is well maintained. We had a pleasant stay except for road noise. It was hot and humid during early November 2023. We had to keep windows open all night for it to cool off. Road noise from Alii Highway was excessive in our mind. Great location to access Keauhou Bay.
November 2023

Could not have imagined a more welcoming space to inhabit! The views were spectacular, the unit was spacious and clean, and the location was central to all our activities. We would happily stay again but found it is solidly booked for many months ahead! Understandable, but sadly not a well kept secret LOL
Patricia N.
November 2023

This was the first time my husband and I visited the Big Island. We were there for the Ironman World Championships. Our stay at Kona Vacay was wonderful!! We can't say enough about how great Damon and Eric were as our hosts. Most of our communication was with Damon since Eric was out of town with family. From the very start, Damon made us feel very welcome. He greeted us when we arrived and showed us around the place and how to use everything. The place itself was excellent and just as described. We liked the fact that it was a little bit away from all the hustle and bustle but close enough to get to everything in Kona. Damon was great with communication and was able to give us advice on places to eat and things to do. We highly recommend staying at Damon and Eric's place. If we are fortunate enough to return to the Big Island, we would definitely stay here again. Thank you so much for welcoming us into your place!!
Andrea C.
November 2023

We chose this property because friends were staying in the same complex. Nice but expensive. Very comfortable for 2 people, relaxing, and well equipped. No A/C, Distant from everything in Kona, Birds chirp loud all night which didn't bother us, but others may want to avoid this problem.
November 2023

stayed in Kona for a weekend. would have liked to know that unit was up several flights of steps. But had lots of extras such as laundry soap for doing laundry. great communication with owner. good location. free parking. would be good to know where the actual unit is (park near the end othe parking lot by the poot, unit is in last building mauka side, up first set of stairs). very clean. a/c would help.
Roxann R.
November 2023

Was wonderful thank you!
Crystal B.
October 2023

We’ve stayed in several complexes on island, and this so far is our favorite. Gorgeous views, large private lanai, comfortable furnishings, and really well stocked. Will definitely plan to be back.
Cheryl O.
October 2023

Everything about this property was perfect. The location was ideal - within walking distance to the beach, shopping area and free shuttle into Kona. The setting was perfect - beautiful view of the golf course and ocean, the amenities in the condo were great - from kitchen supplies and appliances, to washing machine/dryer and beach chairs/umbrellas for use as well as 3 pools. Comfortable beds with 2 bathrooms which was perfect for our group. We were here for the Kona ironman, and the everything exceeded our expectations - would definitely recommend this property to anyone else travelling to Kona. We were friends staying here, but would also be great for families with the 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and the pools on site.
October 2023

The condo was clean and so well stocked. It was spacious and Bonnie really thought of everything you could possibly need on vacation. The beach chairs were especially appreciated! Thanks for a wonderful stay.
R P.
October 2023

Our second stay at this apartment, even better than the first time in 2019 as we stayed longer! Great communication with hosts, no fuss booking and check in. We LOVE this location, although best to have a car. Spacious apartment, everything you need, snorkelling gear and body boards, beach chairs, coolers, beach towels, the hosts even bought us a beach umbrella. We ate on the lanai for every meal. New Air Conditioning unit in the bedroom, although we did not use it as love the ceiling fans and open windows and doors throughout. The pool in this complex is the best...clean, clear, mostly quiet, warm shower and plenty of chairs, loungers and umbrellas. Even a book lending library at the pool! We don't mind the early starts from the golf course workers and golfers, as the views and privacy from the lanai are awesome. Walks around coast and golf course. Close to supermarket and shopping centre, and walking distance to harbour and twice weekly market. Easy drive to Kona, 25 minutes to airport. THANK YOU :)
Lindy E.
October 2023

Lovely condo within walking distance of keauhou bay. Near many water activities and shopping. I really prefer this quiet area over Kona town. Have dinner or breakfast at the Outrigger or the Kona country club. This is a quiet oasis
Lorinda R.
October 2023

Bonnie was easy to communicate with. Having a travel crib was a lifesaver. The view was amazing! We loved being able to watch the ocean sunset every night. Quiet little complex, which we loved, yet easy access to almost everything!
Shalayne K.
September 2023

Loved this condo. The view was spectacular, decor was pleasing, kitchen was stocked well. Bonnie was wonderful to work with. You will love this condo if you choose to stay. We will be back.
Julie W.
August 2023

Condo, is starting to show its age. However its very well appointed. The setting is fantastic. Great views and sunsets. The feeling of total privacy and quiet was wonderful.
Debra A.
August 2023

Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Everything was perfect as far as the place and the items found within, the kitchen is very well stocked. The only downside was that it can get very warm inside when the sun is in the west.
Robyn N.
August 2023

Gorgeous view from the patio. Stocked to meet your needs. Very comfortable accommodations. Spotlessly clean.Would love to stay another time in the future.
Linda L
August 2023

We loved our stay. Clean and well-maintained. Close to beaches and shopping. Easy communication with owners. We couldn't ask for more!
Donan N.
August 2023

One of the best locations on the island for snorkeling. 2Step is nearby. If you are lookin Goff a beach for the kids with sand, Magic Sands is also near. Shopping center with a grocery store is also nearby. The owner is extremely responsive. There are Beach chairs and other items needed for play. All in all a great time.
Patrice P.
August 2023

Beautiful place, wonderful amenities! Just be aware, the place does not have any AC (it is listed as no central air, but be aware there is no ac unit whatsoever). Also, the property has very strict rules, and some residents were very unfriendly towards us over them. On our first night moving in, we had a neighbor yell at us for rolling our luggage in because we were being too loud. We additionally were given notes from the property about not being able to have a phone call on our lanai and backing in to the parking spot in which they threatened to contact our property manager. Overall, this place was beautiful, very clean, and had many things that helped our vacation go smoothly (coolers, chairs, towels, etc). We absolutely loved the place itself. However, the strictness of the rules and the unfriendliness of neighbors made us feel very unwelcome as paying guests.
Brandon W.
August 2023

We had a wonderful experience. Great sunsets and ocean view. Very clean.
Roxana C.
July 2023

Highly recommend this condo. Conveniently located near great snorkeling spots in Kona and Captain Cook, grocery shopping and downtown Kailua. Very much stocked with anything you can imagine and the property managers are very helpful and accommodating.
Janak M.
July 2023

Good location not far from anything. Very comfortable accommodations
Dylan B.
June 2023

Location is great. Quiet neighborhood and has a beautiful view of the coast from the lanai. We hear song birds all day. Lanai is nice for breakfast with a view. Having snorkel gears, boogie boards, and baby floatie are a plus. Those can use a little more cleaning, though. The house itself is generally clean and comfortable. we just ran into one issue, trash was not left under the sink and was not thrown out by the previous guests or the cleaners. The unit has lots of fans inside which really helped to keep the house cool. No A/C unit. Kitchen is complete with pots, pans, utensils, cups, plates, etc, which was such a big plus to our stay as we cooked our own breakfast everyday. I would suggest adding a jar of ground coffee, though. 3 flights of stairs to the unit so if you have big luggages it wouldnt be ideal. We had 2 hand-carry size luggage and a toddler, it wasn't too bad going up to the unit. The owner Bonnie is easy to communicate with for any questions. 50 minutes from Hapuna Beach, 1 hr 30 minutes from Black Sand Beach, a little over 2 hours from volcano. Overall, I would recommend this place. Very comfortable, beautiful view, quiet.
Perlyn Joy R.
June 2023

This condo is great if you are a slightly mobility impaired. There are no stairs, but you do have to walk around the building. The showers are easy to get into. There was a very comfortable queen size bed at a good height. Our friend slept on the Murphy bed and she said it was very comfortable also. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you will need to cook. There are a few extra spices which is great. I have rented in the complex five or six times over the years, different units and I will definitely come back to this condo again. Easy to communicate with the owners.
Vickie F.
June 2023

This place has all the essentials! We only stayed 2 days, but this place allows you to enjoy a beautiful sunset while having all the amenities for a relaxing vacation! From chairs to umbrellas to spices for cooking to a cooler, this place allows you not to have to worry about a thing and just go explore Big Island! Would definitely recommend!!
Gavin C.
June 2023

Amazing view from the patio. Well stocked unit. We had a wonderful stay.
Warren B.
June 2023

We really enjoyed our stay at this property. Communication with the manager and the entire check in process was excellent, and the property was very clean and well stocked with linens and supplies for cleaning, as well as resources for going to the beach and cooking. I wish we could have stayed longer and took advantage of the well stocked kitchen. Additionally it was only a few minutes away from the Fair Wind tours. There was a delightful artisan fair right down the road too. I definitely recommend this place and hope to stay again.
Gina V.
June 2023

The condo was in excellent condition when we arrived, clean, all you could ask for in Hawaii. Plenty of extra's for outdoor activities, the indoor accommodations were great too. There was plenty of space and a great view of the ocean and sunset's. We enjoyed all that the place had to offer.
Robert C.
June 2023

Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Excellent location, beautiful scenery & all the accommodations you need for to feel like home away from home.
Scot M.
May 2023

Keauhou is a great area to stay. Very convenient to everything. The property is well maintained and the pool is great. The lanai makes this rental amazing. Coffee in the morning with a view and sunset viewing at night. Just wonderful. Our property manager, Steve, was the best. I have never had a better manager than him. Made our stay very easy. Great place to stay.
Bonnie S.
May 2023

Clean, organized, excellent service, well-equipped kitchen, superb wifi, clean, great view and everything worked. Easy parking too. Highly recommended!
Marc G.
May 2023

We love staying here it's so peaceful and beautiful. Eric and Damon are great hosts. We are close to everything we want to do. Pool is great. Always a nice stay. The day we left we had a dead battery and Eric gave us a jump so we could make it to airport on time. Mahaho again, Josh and Tracey Hardy
Tracey H.
May 2023

Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We loved this condo, all of our time when we were not out exploring was spent on the Lani It was very clean and with 2 bathrooms I took one and my husband used the other. The property was beautiful. I don't have anything bad to say. It was our first time to Kona and if we ever come back we would definitely rent this again. Thank you so much.
Tamara L.
May 2023

We loved everything about this property. So quiet and the view is incredible. We will definitely stay there again!
Jill Z.
May 2023

this was our second time staying at the condo and we had another great experience. Condo is conveniently located near great snorkeling spots in South Kona and Captain Cook, grocery shopping and downtown Kailua. Condo is very stocked and the property managers are very helpful and accommodating. Great sunsets from the lanai. Highly recommend this condo.
Louis C.
April 2023

This property felt like home the minute we were in the door. Stocked and loaded, Bonnie has thought of everything! Great location and perfect views! This rental will always be a referral to friends/family that visit the area!
Kari C.
April 2023

Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Excellent! Clear communication and easy to find. Fantastic location out of the hubub of town yet close in. Very clean and artificial fragrance-free. Comfortable beds including the Murphy bed. Great lanai with ocean view and a multitude of birds. Basic kitchen necessities. I recommend this property.
Kiersten S.
April 2023

with such few units in the complex makes it feel like home.
Blake D.
April 2023

From breakfast on the balcony and dinner enjoying the sunsets, and everything in between. We needed nothing except food for the kitchen. Everything provided for beach days, right down to a cooler. Bonus washer and dryer in condo. Two bathrooms. So breezy, we didn’t even miss our central A/C at home. One of our best VRBO stays ever.
Debbie H.
April 2023

Very cine place stayed in Kona lots of times and this in one of the best
Andreas A.
April 2023

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