Kona vacation Rentals

The Holiday of a Lifetime

Tropical Treasure – Vacation Rental Units – Kona, Hawaii

What’s Your Dream Holiday in Hawaii?

If you love the hustle and bustle of a busy hotel…

Or you want to stay right at the beachfront, where it’s insufferably hot year-round…

Or maybe you want to be far away from everything, so it takes hours to get to the beach, the airport, or to town?

Then this is not for you.

About Our Kona Vacation Rentals

Cool & Breezy

Where beachfront accommodations stay hot and humid year-round (even in winter!), we’re at 1,300 feet elevation (about 400m). It’s the perfect temperature with a cooling breeze any time of the year.

Quiet & Safe

A place of healing – no hustle and bustle and loud tourists here – we replaced them with peace and calm and the sounds of nature. Our neighborhood is quiet and safe, perfect for relaxing after the abundant activities along the Kona Coast and the Big Island has to offer.

Go Anywhere

Our location is a perfect starting point for any trips. Only 15 minutes from downtown Kona and one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, and 10 minutes to the airport – from here, you can get about anywhere.

Book Your Kona Vacation

When you choose your Kona, Hawaii accommodation below, you’ll be taken to the page on AirBnB to book. 

We’ll get in touch with you within 24-48 hours after your booking to say Hi and make sure you’ve got all the information you need. 

Contact us at any time, we aim to reply within hours!

The porch alone was worth the stay for that awesome view!

Millie (June 2019)

Select Your Hawaii Vacation Style

Kona Vacation Rentals

Hawaiian Cottage

The cottage is a single room, with a sliding glass door that opens to a private deck to sit and enjoy the birds and all year-round tropical climate.

It’s completely separate from other units, so come and go as you please.

There’s a kitchenette with dishware, utensils, sink, microwave, gas grill, ceiling fan – as well as a walk-in closet, bathroom with hot water shower, sink and toilet.

Many have commented how well-equipped it is with lots of attention to the little things you might need for a fabulous relaxing vacation.

2 guests – 1 bed – 1 bath

Kona Vacation Rentals

Tropical Garden Treasure

This 1-bedroom studio is a sanctuary after a day at the beach or exploring the island. It’s a “mother-in-law-unit”, meaning you’ll occupy a complete section of our house at garden level – with complete privacy. It’s roomy, newly decorated and very quiet.

The spacious bedroom has a new queen-size bed and comfy chairs; there’s a single bed on the covered lanai, and the futon sofa folds down into a full-size bed.

It’s great for 4 people, and palatial for 2. Enjoy a new gas range, washer and dryer. The screened-in lanai (deck) has an ocean view for dinner with spectacular sunsets.

4 guests – 3 beds – 1 bath

Kona Vacation Rentals

Million Dollar View Penthouse

The penthouse unit boasts a private entrance, two bedrooms with cathedral ceilings, an outdoor kitchen and a dedicated parking space.

The huge outdoor, covered lanai (deck) offers a stunning panoramic 180-degree view of the ocean. Enjoy the dramatic scenery during your meals at the beautiful bar.

Besides the two well-lit bedrooms, you have a newly remodeled bathroom with show/tub, sink and toilet. The kitchen is equipped with a sink, microwave, fridge and BBQ.

Treat yourself to a peaceful and quiet getaway – you so deserve it!

4 guests – 2 beds – 1 bath

Frequently Asked Questions

How hot/cold does it get?

We enjoy mild weather year-round; the days are warm and sunny, during winter at night the temperature can drop to 65 F/18 C.

How far away are the vacation rentals from key locations on the Big Island?

  • Airport: 10 minutes – rest assured we do not hear airplane traffic
  • Beach: 15-min drive to Kua Bay which is one the most beautiful beaches on the island
  • Downtown Kailua-Kona: 20 minutes
  • Restaurants/Strip-Malls: 20 minutes
  • Mini-Market/Gas: 5 minutes
  • Grocery Shopping: 20 minutes
  • Costco Warehouse/Gas: 15 minutes
  • Volcano National Park: 2 hrs
  • Tropical Rainforest: 1-1.5 hrs
  • Tour around the island: 12 hrs with several stops
  • Public transportation on this island is very limited and we strongly recommended renting a car. Hawaii island is mountainous (and large) at over 4,000 square miles. Not having a car will prevent you from enjoying the island to its fullest.

When can we check-in to our vacation rental

We aim to be home to welcome you if possible, unless it’s late at night or early in the morning (in which case we will give you instructions to check yourself in). The units are available to you through a keyless lock.

As a general rule, check-in is after 3pm, and check-out is before 11am. We’re happy to make exceptions when needed – just get in touch and ask!

What’s included?

All of our rental units have a private entrance, designted parking, great views and cooking facilities. Please read the description for each unit for specifics.

Interaction with guests

We generally distance ourselves from guests out of respect for your privacy. However, we live and work at our tropical treasure, so we’re often around. We love sharing our love of manta rays, ocean conservancy and marine life advocacy – so don’t hesitate to ask us about it if you’d like to know more!

If you have questions about the island, where to go and what to do, we’re happy to help. We want you to have an awesome vacation time!
Our primary means of communication is text, but do call us if needed.

Can I join you on a manta ray snorkel?

Yes, we would love for you to join our moonlight manta swim and for best preparedness check out the comprehensive guide to swimming with manta rays in Hawaii

What People Say About Our Kona vacation rentals?

Warm and Welcoming

“I’ve stayed in many AirBnBs, but I think this was my favorite experience to date. Martina was a warm and welcoming host, and we felt right at home from the very beginning. She even lent us a basket to take our things to the beach! And throughout our stay she was quick to text back when we had questions. The house is WONDERFUL. Cozy beach vibes and yet perfectly neat and crisp. The porch alone was worth the stay for that awesome view! 100% would recommend to a friend. Can’t wait to come back!!”

-Millie stayed at the Penthouse, June 2019

Perfect Location

“This was our first foray to the Big Island, and without knowing much of the area we definitely feel like we had lucked out! Close to Kailua-Kona and Kona Mountain Coffee (we stopped there a LOT), the place was a perfect first stop for all the sunny and water-based activities we wanted to do on the west side. Although many folks may want to be closer to the ocean, being up on the hill above town was nice at night being cooler and quieter away from the noise except the sounds of nature. Really nice set-up they have going on. Both Martina and Jim were accommodating and quick to respond to any questions we had. We even did the Manta Ray tour they run, which was amazing and we definitely recommend.”

-Madeline stayed in the Cottage, April 2019

Everything We Hoped For

“Martina’s place was everything my crew and I could hope for! Beautiful space with ocean view and everything you need (location, privacy, cleanliness, kitchen amenities, and soft coolers for daily use) to enjoy the Kona side of the island. Martina provided us with local tips and was only just a text away if any needs came up. The location to Kona airport (KOA), Costco, Makalawena & Kua beach, and local food/breweries were only about 10-15 mins away! Pro tip: if your crew is interested/considering swimming with the manta rays, Martina is your lady!”

-Anthony stayed at the Tropical Garden Treasure, June 2019

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