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A guarded tropical haven awaits at this 3BR/3.5BA property, which boasts magnificent vistas and an exquisite coastal location. The exclusive two-story hideaway features a 75' lap pool, hot tub, 1,100 square-foot veranda, and Hawaiian design in a resort-style walled courtyard.

The main suite features a king bed, a sitting space, and a private ocean-view veranda. A double vanity, garden soaking tub, walk-in shower, and a large walk-in closet are included in the en-suite bathroom.

In the huge kitchen, which opens to the seaside lanai, prepare recipes. Silestone worktops and a full suite of appliances are featured in this well-equipped area.

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This stunning 4BR/4.5BA home is conveniently located in a quiet gated development off the Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway, offering a superb location near excellent beaches and restaurants.

A stunning outdoor space features a pool, spa, and magnificent ocean views, while the modern interior has a media room and spans over 5,000 square feet.

The master bedroom has a California king bed and a 48" TV, as well as sliding glass doors leading to the pool area. The master bathroom has a garden tub, separate walk-in shower, and access to an outdoor shower that is totally hidden behind a stone wall.

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This 4BR/2BA refuge, perched on two acres on the slopes of Hualalai near a center of activity, offers a serene position on the slopes of Hualalai near a hub of activity.

The covered lanai, which includes eating and leisure rooms as well as a private pool, offers views of the Kona Coast. The open floor layout features a huge living room and a bespoke kitchen.

You're just a short drive from Kona Town, which is home to an abundance of island-style cafes, pubs, shopping, cultural activities, beaches, and limitless ocean fun.

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This beautifully remodeled 5BR/5BA property, located only 2 minutes from downtown, provides vast indoor/outdoor living space, making it the ideal escape for families or remote workers.

Enjoy a high-end kitchen and an open interior plan with sliding glass doors leading to a large lanai that wraps around the entire property! This tropical outdoor hideaway is surrounded by lush landscaping and has Ohia wooden pillars, elegant tile flooring, and grass-matted ceilings. The front lanai is fully furnished with two lounging spaces and an alfresco dining table for five people, while the magnificent side lanai has a lounge area and a dining table.

Get away to this Mauna Lani Resort condo with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and enjoy the laid-back elegance of island living. Relax on one of two private lanais or next to the lagoon-style pool and hot tub, which are only a few steps away.

The opulent upstairs master suite features a king bed, handcrafted Hawaiian furnishings, a 32" flat-screen TV, and access to a private terrace with two seats and a table. A double vanity, walk-in shower, and jetted tub are included in the en-suite master bathroom.

A full suite of stainless steel appliances, extensive granite counter space, and a kitchen island with seating for two are all included in the well-equipped kitchen.

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This split-level 4BR/3BA property, perched on a hillside with a plunge pool and ocean views, is your serene refuge. Two screened lanais with excellent Pacific views, a refurbished kitchen, and a ping-pong table in the garage lounge area are among the highlights.

Spend your days relaxing at neighboring beach parks, golfing, or participating in water sports such as snorkeling, surfing, and outrigger canoeing. Then head back home to unwind in your own private plunge pool.

The main suite features a California king bed, TV, sofa, armoire that may be used as a desk, and a screened lanai with a table for two and views of the ocean.

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Hardwood floors, wicker furniture, and arched ceilings characterize this plantation-style home. Enjoy the island wind by opening the sliding doors in the living room and relaxing on the sofa, love seat, and two rockers.

Freshly caught seafood and tropical fruits grown locally are on the menu. The open kitchen is equipped with everything you'll need to produce delectable home-cooked meals.

The master bedroom includes a king bed, soaring ceilings, and a ceiling fan, and is located immediately off the living area. Listen to the relaxing sounds of the ocean when you open the sliding glass door to the lanai. A walk-in shower is included in the en-suite bathroom. This can be used as a guest bathroom thanks to a door to the hall.

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This exquisite 3BR/2BA Halii Kai condo offers the best of island living. A contemporary kitchen, air conditioning, fresh hardwood flooring, and a garden lanai with alfresco dining are just a few of the features of this trendy ground-floor end apartment.

Enjoy a heated beachfront saltwater pool, kiddie pool, hot tub, ocean-view fitness center, tennis, and on-site dining, among other tropical pleasures.

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This large 3BR/2.5BA home in the gated Kulalani community is your Pacific paradise. Throughout the interiors, there are new flooring and high ceilings. A lanai comes standard with your property, as does access to a communal all-ages pool, an adults-only pool, and a covered community building.

Cook up a storm in the newly renovated kitchen, which features gleaming granite countertops, fully stocked cupboards, and a chic tile backsplash.

The three bedrooms in this two-story townhome can accommodate up to six people. There are two full bathrooms and one half bathroom, each with lots of soft towels and a generous starter supply of toiletries.

This ocean-view 2BR/2BA South Kona home has it all: a sparkling private pool, a huge lanai with a fireplace, and a 1,242 square foot open-concept interior with tropical flair. Before travelling to adjacent Magic Sands Beach, prepare a wonderful breakfast in the well-equipped kitchen. For further privacy, the two suites are on opposing sides of the house.

Sleek counters and a comprehensive range of kitchen appliances make it simple to unleash your inner chef. A number of useful tools and a gas range make meal preparation a snap.

The house accommodates four people in two suites, each with a full-size bed and a flat-screen television.

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This 3BR/2BA villa on the top level offers a modern tropical paradise, complete with a stunning outdoor kitchen overlooking the Francis H. I'l Brown North Course. The Mauna Lani Beach Club, with its dreamy white sands, is only a 10-minute walk away.

The sunny master suite has a king bed and a 42" television. There's a walk-in closet, a walk-in shower, and a big soaking tub in the spa-like en-suite bathroom.

In the open kitchen, channel your inner chef with plenty of work space and a full array of stainless steel appliances, including a wine fridge.

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This luxurious 3BR/3BA property in the gated Waikoloa Beach Villas offers an exquisite island escape. A modern master suite with a private balcony, gourmet kitchen, and a shaded lanai with an outdoor kitchen and alfresco dining overlooking the Waikoloa Beach Course are among the getaway's highlights.

Two resort-style pools, hot tubs, and a fitness center are among the many on-site amenities. A variety of dining and retail alternatives are available across the street. In just a few minutes, you'll be at A-Bay, where you may spend your days snorkeling or playing in the sand and surf. Golf, boat trips, hula courses, and dolphin expeditions are all available on the island.

Kona Sunsets Vistas welcomes you. From every living space of this 2BR/3BA property, you may enjoy the greatest views in Kailua Kona!

Grill on the lanais while taking in the view of the ocean. You can eat outside or in one of two dining rooms. You'll appreciate the two office nooks and island-style furnishings throughout. A wet bar adds a touch of whimsy!

This property has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four people. In the second living room, a queen bed provides an additional sleeping alternative. The main bedroom has a queen bed and a flat-screen television. A dual vanity, a large jetted soaking tub, and a walk-in shower are included in the en-suite bathroom.

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This 2BR/2BA apartment has been totally restored for your enjoyment and is located in the resort-style gated Keauhou-Kona Surf & Racquet Club complex. From many viewing points, including the big patio with alfresco dining, take in breathtaking ocean views.

A pool, three well-lit tennis courts, barbecue areas, and groomed grounds with walking trails are just a few of the fantastic on-site amenities.

The well-equipped kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and plenty of cookware. This property has two bedrooms that can accommodate four people. The main bedroom has a king bed, patio access, and a walk-in shower in the en-suite bathroom.

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A private covered lanai provides a tranquil setting to unwind while enjoying the fresh seaside breeze. You'll also have access to a grill area and an infinity pool with a spa if you stay at the Beach Villas at Kahalu'u.

In the well-equipped kitchen with a full set of stainless steel appliances, prepare home-cooked meals. A blender, coffee machine, and toaster are all useful appliances.

The master bedroom offers serene isolation with a king bed, a tiny flat-screen TV, and direct access to the lanai. A big walk-in shower is featured in the recently refurbished en-suite bathroom.

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This all-suite, 2BR/2.5BA townhome features two separate lanais where you may relax in style. Grill burgers on the built-in Viking grill, or head to the private beach club with the beach chairs and coolers provided.

The magnificent Kulalani at Mauna Lani offers all the amenities of a resort-style hotel, including pools, hot tubs, an award-winning spa and fitness center, and 36 holes of championship golf.

The gourmet kitchen, which is equipped with stainless steel equipment and granite countertops, will appeal to the chef in your group.

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This ground-floor condo, located in an exclusive enclave on the Big Island's Kohala Coast, is the ideal home base for your island vacation. From a private lanai with al fresco dining and lounge chairs, take in panoramic golf course views.

The well-equipped kitchen has granite countertops and a full range of appliances. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning at the breakfast bar, which seats three people.

This condo sleeps six people in total, with two bedrooms and a sleeping sofa. A generous initial supply of toiletries and bath items is provided in each of the two full bathrooms.

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This 3BR/2BA Kailua-Kona property, affectionately known as "Kona Sunset Hale," welcomes you with breathtaking 180-degree ocean views from its hilltop elevation. While dining and relaxing on your wrap-around terrace, take in the gorgeous panoramas and magical sunsets!

This large home has a relaxing tropical ambiance and plenty of amenities, such as a surround sound music system and a jacuzzi tub in the luxurious master bathroom. Beautiful beaches, restaurants, kayaking places, and woodland hiking paths are all within easy reach when you're ready to explore.

From this third-floor 2BR/2BA condo at the Waikoloa Beach Resort, take in the best of Hawaii. Relax in the common heated pool, relax in the community hot tub, and dine alfresco on the private covered terrace. Waikoloa Beach, which is about a mile away, is close by, as well as a variety of retail and dining alternatives.

The master suite offers quiet isolation and is furnished with a magnificent king bed and a TV. A double vanity, soaking tub, and walk-in shower are included in the en-suite master bathroom.

This 2BR/2BA condo, located directly across the street from Kahalu'u Beach, is steps away from world-class surfing and snorkeling. In addition to being in a convenient location, the hotel is close to Kona Town and Keauhou.

In the main bedroom, which also has a flat-screen TV and direct access to the lanai, you can sleep easily in a king bed. Refresh in the en-suite bathroom, which features a spacious walk-in shower.

Prepare delectable delicacies in the well-equipped kitchen, which has a full range of gadgets. A blender, coffee machine, and toaster are all useful appliances.

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Comfort Vacation Rentals Near Kona

Enjoy the finest of island living at this updated, air-conditioned Kona Bali Kai studio, which is located along beautiful Holualoa Bay. A spacious California king bed, smart TV, covered patio with peekaboo ocean views, and inspired international design are among the highlights of this raised, ground-floor tropical hideaway. High-speed Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer in the unit add to the convenience.

In a California king bed, you can relax. Through the balcony screen doors, take in the seaside breeze. The setting is prepared for a restful night's sleep with a window-unit air conditioner and thick curtains.

There is a tub/shower combination in the bathroom. The utmost relaxation is provided by the luxurious bathrobes in the wardrobe.

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This tropical beachside oasis offers laid-back luxury. Your two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo is located in a private gated neighborhood with a variety of resort-style facilities. Play a game of tennis on the well-kept courts or take a dip in the pool. Vaulted ceilings, designer furniture, abundant natural light, and unimpeded ocean views characterize this third-floor retreat. On your private lanai, sip refreshing cocktails while watching the sun set over the Pacific.

This condo sleeps six people with two bedrooms and a loft. The master bedroom, which has a king bed and access to the lanai with beautiful beachfront views, is separated from the rest of the house by pocket doors in the living room.

With your morning coffee, enjoy views of adjacent Kahalu'u Beach Park in this recently remodeled 2BR/2BA condo. Both guest rooms have ocean views and access to the balcony, and your contemporary hideaway has a light-filled open floor plan.

The glistening pool and spa are just steps away, and Kahalu'u Beach Park, one of the best snorkeling areas on the island and one of the best places to learn to surf in Kona, is a short walk down the road.

Stainless steel equipment and gleaming white surfaces allow you to let your inner chef loose in the kitchen. In this well-equipped room, you'll find all of the kitchenware you'll need.

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This delightful 2BR/2BA apartment in Kona Plaza is just a 5-minute walk from the beach and features a breezy covered lanai with peekaboo ocean views, air conditioning, all-new furnishings, and a sparkling pool. After preparing a delicious vacation meal in the freshly updated kitchen, relax and unwind in the open-concept living area. Grills and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean are available on two shared decks.

Popular restaurants, beaches, and stores are right outside your door in Kailua Village.

This 3BR/3BA holiday home will provide you with an unforgettable stay. A community pool and hot tub, golf course vistas, and floor-to-ceiling windows are among the amenities. Waikoloa Villas is a great place to stay.

It's convenient to have access to your freshly cleaned and sterilized home. Security alarms, decibel monitoring (which does not record voices), and outside motion sensors or cameras are all available on-site for your protection.

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This brilliantly remodeled 2BR/2BA condo, one of the biggest rentals in exciting downtown Kailua-Kona, offers A Little Aloha! The private ocean-view lanai, new HEPA/UV air sanitizers, and on-site pool and hot tub are all great features.

With all-new air conditioning units, beds, and a new ceiling fan and lights on the lanai, this unit provides the finest comfort. A recycled koa wood headboard, a sugi wood accent wall, and antique Hawaiian furnishings and artwork are among the stylistic features and local touches.

This 1BR condo, affectionately known as Casa Tropical Kona, is perfectly located in the middle of Kailua-Kona and is walking to Niumalu and Kamakahonu Beaches as well as a variety of eateries.

On your lanai, have a nice beverage. Swing in the hammock in the living room. Enjoy a refreshing swim or a relaxing soak in the hot tub!

You'll appreciate the laid-back Hawaiian vibes throughout. A comfortable stay is ensured by the presence of an air conditioner.

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An excellent island holiday awaits at this newly restored 1BR Sea Village oceanfront condo, which features an ocean-view pool and hot tub, as well as breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific from your private lanai. A new kitchen and quartzite stone floors are among the improvements. As the sun sets over the ocean, dine alfresco on the lanai. From the lanai, you may watch dolphins in the bay or use the fun spotting scope to locate whales and sailboats going by.

In the bedroom, a sumptuous California king bed provides supreme comfort. A walk-in shower is included in the bathroom, as well as a complimentary starter supply of toiletries and bath accessories.

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This 2BR/2BA dual-suite hideaway transports you to the tropics. Enjoy access to two oceanfront pools, a hot tub, and tennis at Royal Sea Cliff. A spotless kitchen and cozy furnishings are among the highlights of this recently restored getaway.

Return to your private lanai after a day of visiting surrounding beaches and taking use of the resort's many amenities to dine alfresco while taking in the gorgeous sunset and partial ocean views.

This 2BR/2BA Kailua-Kona property, located at the seaside Kona Makai Condominiums, makes relaxing a breeze. Take use of the resort's fantastic amenities, which include a pool, hot tub, tennis courts, and grilling area. Alternatively, take a stroll through the beautiful grounds, where tropical flowers and trees sway in the warm ocean breeze.

The well-equipped kitchen has dark wood cabinetry and a full set of appliances.

This ground-floor condo has two bedrooms that sleep up to four people and is decorated in a seaside style. A king bed, a 40" wall-mounted TV, and access to the wrap-around lanai are all included in the main bedroom. A tub/shower combo is included in an en-suite bathroom.

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Budget Vacation Rentals Near Kona

This updated and beautiful 2BR/2.5BA Waikoloa Fairways getaway offers the best of island living. Dual suites, central air conditioning, smart TVs throughout, and a huge lanai with a wet bar, lounge seating, and outdoor dining are just a few of the highlights.

Spend lazy days reclining and swimming at the community pool, which is just feet away. Enjoy a relaxing bath in the hot tub or prepare a meal on the communal gas grills.

This vacation rental sleeps six people in two suites, each with a smart TV and direct lanai access, as well as a queen sofa bed in the living room.

The lanai of this open and airy 2BR/2BA home is 1,000 feet above sea level, providing cool breezes and spectacular ocean and sunset views.

Granite worktops and improved appliances, such as a stainless steel refrigerator and a five-burner electric stove, are included in the well-equipped and modern kitchen.

The two bedrooms and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room can accommodate up to six people. Two full bathrooms come with complementary toiletries and bath products to get you started.

This freshly remodeled 1BR unit at the Alii Villas boasts a pool and a beachfront setting, making it an ideal island retreat. A modern, fully outfitted kitchen and a private patio with tropical garden views are among the amenities. Only a few steps separate you from the huge sundeck and the heated pool, which is open all year.

Between the bedroom and a full-size sleeper sofa in the living room, this property can sleep four people. In the bedroom, you can relax in a queen bed. There is a tub/shower combination in the bathroom.

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This refurbished studio has a private balcony and is part of the elite Kona Bali Kai Resort. Take a refreshing plunge in the common pool or relax in the spa.

Spend sun-filled days snorkeling, surfing, swimming, and lazing on the sand in this great position only feet from the famed Banyan Surf Beach.

One queen-size Murphy bed beds two people in this studio. There is a tub/shower combo in the full bathroom, as well as a generous supply of toiletries and bath products.

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