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Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club, Townhouse #5

Bedrooms 2
Space 880 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

On Quiet Beach, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, in Gorgeous Gated Community

Vacation in this spacious, absolutely oceanfront 2 bedroom, two story townhouse! It’s located on Hawaii's BigIsland, 5 miles from the town of Kailua-Kona at the Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club. This gated 17 acre oceanfront complex has beautiful tropical landscaping, a large swimming pool, a walking trail along the coast and three professional tennis courts. Excellent location near Kahalu’u Beach, Hawaii’s popular snorkel site! Come swim with the sea turtles!

Master bedroom looks over ocean! Premier location along a secluded beach with palm trees and balmy tropical breezes. Come relax in paradise!

More Details

Property Manager
Sally Brett
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Sally Brett

I am a retired engineer and community volunteer living in Santa Clara, California. I was born in Hawaii 54 years ago when my father was in the army, based on Mauna Kea on the Big Island. When I was growing up, my family would migrate to Hawaii each August for our annual vacation. My sister and I now own this townhouse. We put considerable effort and pride into maintaining, updating, and decorating our Hawaiian paradise which we view as a priceless treasure.

Sally Brett purchased this townhome in 1974

Why Sally Brett chose Keauhou

This property has been passed down through the generations. My father and mother purchased it because they loved this unique location and viewed it as the finest in the Hawaiian Islands. My father was an avid snorkeler and scuba diver. We spent our family vacations when I was growing up exploring the ocean reefs in front of KKSRC #5.

What makes this townhome unique

Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club, Townhouse #5 is located right on a gorgeous quiet beach. It is one of the very few properties on the entire island which have oceanfront privacy and solitude, Also, the ocean reefs directly in front off KKSRC #5 offer some of the most pristine, clear snorkeling and scuba diving in the world. Also, when the surf is up (normally in the winter), renters can use the surf board in the townhouse to surf the waves! Honu, Hawaiian Sea Turtles, can be seen almost every day on the beach. Locals call this location a 'Honu Haven' because it is one of the few resting places for this gorgeous turtle. Also, during low tide Hawaiian petroglyphs can be seen on the rocks which form tide pools. This is a wonderful location to begin learning about ancient Hawaiian history!


Keauhou Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Guest agrees to clean all kitchen dishes & pots/pans before departing.
  • Guest agrees to start one laundry load of linens (preferably towels) before departing. Washing machine soap will be provided.
  • Guest agrees to follow all Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club house rules (provided to you at your request).
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bathroom (Upstairs), Overlooks Ocean
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs Bathroom, Overlooks Garden
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom, overlooks ocean
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , Second Bedroom, Overlooks Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private Complex Pool, Lighted Tennis Courts, Barbeque Area, Lanai, Washer, Dryer, Linens provided, Queen Bed in Master Bedroom, Two Double Beds Guest Room, Gourmet Kitchen w/ Granite Counter tops, Maple Cabinets, Refrigerator, Stove, Microwave, Dishwasher, Cooking Utensils provided, Flat Screen Cable TV, VCR/ DVD Player, Telephone, Ceiling Fans, Free Wi-Fi


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Keauhou Kona Surf and Racquet Club, Townhouse #5
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Nice Home and Ideal Location for exploring the Big Island. We would definately stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our Big Island visit and had everything we needed available when we arrived. I looked at many, many listings before choosing this one. We loved walking out the door and being on the beach and spent our mornings looking for shells and drinking our Kona coffee on the lanai. Sallie, the owner, provided some tips and we used many of those for our visit (Punaluu Bakery, farmers market, orchids, hikes, etc.). The house was the perfect size for two couples (we took our daughter and son in our ages were 26-63) and with doors and windows open we all slept soundly listening to the surf. The townhome isn’t air conditioned but with doors and windows open and ceiling fans on, we were all comfortable. We were gone most days and into the early evening and even when we were at home we were on the beach or lanai. We didn’t do any cooking and had cereal and fresh fruit for breakfast. There were plenty of plastic containers so I kept fruit sliced and ready to eat. We did use the blender to make our evening Lava Flows and that was nice. We also used the cooler each day to take water and fruit with us when we traveled. It took about 10 minutes to get to Kailua and we went there to shop, eat a couple of times and a Luau. The home is within a minute of the belt road so easy access to almost everything. We did a Kayak-snorkel trip with Adventures in Paradise from Napoopoo Pier which was about 20 minutes and a night Manta Ray snorkel with Sea Quest which was just around the corner past the Sheraton. Although Hawaii Volcanos National Park was closed we went over that way and were able to see a small eruption from the parking lot at the Volcano Winery and had lunch at Kilauea lodge. We also utilized the shopping center just out the gate for dinner at L &L Barbecue and Sam Choys (great location for sunset), the hula show, Longs Drug, and a coffee shop. Even with great Kona coffee every morning the 26 year olds needed their “fancy” coffee blends! We also just got gas at the station at the shopping center...Costco, which is said to have the cheapest gas, wasn’t open early or late enough for us to run by there. The home had body boards, a surf board, beach chairs, beach towels, microwave, toaster, coffee maker w/filters, rice cooker, blender and extra fans. We arrived late at night and it was easy to get into the gate and access the door key. We were extremely pleased with our choice and would definately rent it again!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing location and view!

  • 5 of 5

3 adults and 3 kids and we for just fine with the kids sharing a bed. The location was amazing literally steps from the ocean. Kitchen was well stocked and lots of extra spices available if you want to cook at home. Sally Brett was amazing to work with and quick responses. We will definitely be coming back!! They do ask that you help with laundry or dishes before check out it took us less than an hour to wash all the sheets and towels and was more than fair trade for a very late check out since our flight didn't leave until 8pm. Only suggestion is a new fan in the guest room, the one in the closet didn't work but we were fine. ♡♡♡♡

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best location in all of Keauhou Surf and Racquet club. Right on the beach. 5 stars

  • 5 of 5

Best location in all of Keauhou Surf and Racquet club. Townhouse 5 is right on the beach. Loved the sound of waves at night. Lanai leads to path to beach- only a few steps. Lots of turtles and dolphins to watch. Townhouse was very clean and fully stocked. Great king bed. Awesome ocean views. Couldn’t be better. 5 stars. Thanks! We’ll be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

My new husband stayed here for the majority of our honeymoon and we wouldn't have done it any other way! The first thing I noticed and loved about #5 specifically is the location- it's arguably the best out of most of the town-homes! It has its own corner lot, so the extra privacy was awesome, and most importantly, sits directly adjacent to the water! The master bedroom has an entire wall dedicated to windows overlooking the ocean- which is directly outside. Goes without saying, my favorite thing was to fall asleep to the sound of the waves.

The first few days of our trip were spent in a hotel/AirBnB. Although those were fun in their own way, we were so happy to check into a more home-y place. For a week's stay in #5, having the kitchen, laundry area, more space to relax, the lanai to enjoy meals with an ocean view and direct access to the beach was more than I could ask for on our vacation. It has the best of both worlds in terms of being on vacation, but having a place you can comfortably retreat to and have your own space in. We loved it so much that we are definitely coming back to #5!

Not to mention, the location of the Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club as a whole is perfectly located. There's a full shopping center with convenience and grocery stores, gas stations and restaurants only 2 minutes away. There's also a great snorkeling spot a half-mile away and the downtown part of Kona is a 10-15 minute drive. Needless to say, the location is perfect for things to do! My husband and I spent many of our days driving to further areas to explore and Keauhou Kona Surf & Racquet Club as a starting point was very central!

We loved this place. It's absolutely perfect if you're looking to be in your own space on your vacation!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Stunning Townhouse, a Dreamlike Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My Wife and I stayed one magical week here on our honeymoon, and needless to say it was a truly, truly amazing.

Where to begin! I'll get to the townhouse itself in a second, but I have to immediately point out the location. One of my most favorite parts of our honeymoon was that I could open the back door, WALK 20 FEET, and have my toes dug into the sandy beach. Whether you want to stroll the beach during the gorgeous sunset, go sit by (but not too close!) the sea turtles that crawl right up on the beach, or enjoy a brunch on the beautiful Lanai while watching the waves, you truly feel like you are in a special place.

The location of this place alone makes me want to go back tomorrow, but the townhouse itself adds a lovely charm! The lava rock lined showers give a fun local touch, and the walls are graced with beautiful local wooden art depicting the surrounding sea life. The King size master bed is incredibly comfortable, and we loved falling asleep to the sound of the waves every night! The kitchen has everything you need if you like to cook, and don't forgot to use the coffee maker for some of that local Kona Coffee!

The townhouse is in a perfect location in Kona, with a large shopping center 1 minute up the hill for all your needs (and Farmer's Market!), and you can easily head south towards Captain Cook's cove, or north into town for any experience, including a cute white sand beach, and great snorkeling locations. We were able to create so many amazing memories here in Kona, and this townhouse is a HUGE part of that. We could not be more blown away, and thankful for our stay, and would recommend this place to any couple, or family looking for a beautiful tropical vacation!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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We did not want to leave

  • 5 of 5

We literally booked this condo 1 day before we came to the big island and Sally was more than accommodating.

This townhouse was perfect for our family of 4 ( two kids 4 and 6 years old). The location of this unit is key.

It is an end unit – so you only have one neighbor, making it very private. And no development at this time next to you on the other side making the beach very private too.

Kids loved playing on the beach steps away and we could watch them from the kitchen or lanai.  We have rented many condos and I have to say I have never had a condo so well equipped:

perks included beach chairs for sitting right on the beach sipping coffee in the mornings and in the evening while watching the sunset, boogie boards for magic sands beach just up the street (also an excellent snorkeling site too), the soothing sounds of waves as we slept, a very well stocked kitchen – oil, seasoning, dishwashing soap, ice, ice chest, lots of storage containers and zip locks supplied, bathrooms all had soap and even laundry detergent was supplied, hose on out side of condo to hose off gear and feet before entering the condo, appreciated the scale for weighing our luggage before leaving, and 3 laundry baskets that actually came in handy for storing our gear in the trunk of our rental car.  And I can't say enough about the owner Sally who was so kind to let us check out late as our flight did not leave till 9 pm- giving us one extra day at the beach before we left.

Sally thank you so much for being so accommodating -this is a family vacation we will never forget. Looking forward to returning in the future. Mahalo

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14.1 Miles
Kona International Airport (KOA)
Nearest Beach
Makole'a Beach (Directly in front of KKSRC #5)
Car: not necessary

Snorkeling, Swimming, Surfing, Golf, Tennis, Hiking, Biking, Shopping, Restaurants, Boating, Museums, Fishing, Theaters, Sightseeing, Scuba Diving


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120

Nightly Rate: $140 - $200

Weekly Rate: $980 - $1400

Monthly Rate: $3000 - $5000

Rates are based on length of stay and season.
Discounts available on stays of 7 nights or more.
Please contact owner for discount offers.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.