Honu O Kai (Turtle of the Sea)

United States / Hawaii / The Big Island

Breathtaking Pacific Ocean and coastline views await you at Hona O Kai, which means "Turtle of the Sea."

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A luxurious vacation rental on the Island of Hawaii, this residence is only two miles from the beach and centrally located near the heart of Kailua-Kona town.

Experience spaciousness and comfort the moment you enter Turtle of the Sea. Panoramic ocean views are visible from almost every angle of the living room, which is stylishly furnished with plush seating throughout. Neutrally-hued with pops of Celedon and blue, the decor will instantly put you and your guests into vacation mode. Settle onto the cozy sofa and watch your favorite TV show or movie. Walk a few steps to the large sliding glass doors and step out onto the oversized lanai, where you'll notice expansive views and exhilarating ocean breezes. Equipped with tables and chairs as well as a barbecue grill, You'll love the views of the pool below, and the 180-degree views from every angle.

In the kitchen, you'll find all of the culinary essentials necessary to create a delicious meal. Additional seating for four at the large island combined with the open-concept design, allows you to easily converse with your guests while whipping up your favorite snack or a refreshing tropical smoothie. The large separate dining room with seating for six provides additional seating and is the perfect space for hosting a dinner party.

Enjoy a restful night of sleep in the posh master bedroom which features beautiful earth-toned décor, a ceiling fan, and a soft king-sized bed. Open the large sliding glass door, stroll out onto the private lanai and take in the picturesque view. When you're ready to turn in for the night, leave the doors open and let the sounds of nature gently lull you to sleep. The master bathroom features a dual vanity and a large jetted soaking tub. Downstairs you'll find a fully-furnished living area with a dining area four, a flat screen TV and direct access to the lanai and swimming pool. Both bedrooms are furnished with cozy sleeping quarters, which include soft beds, ceiling fans, and televisions. Two bathrooms are located downstairs to provide additional space and make your stay as comfortable as possible. The larger of the guest rooms have a private lanai with a view of the landscaped yard. For your added comfort and convenience, Turtle of the Sea features a bonus room with two twin beds and a ceiling fan. Outdoors, the luxurious amenities continue as you dive into the eight-foot deep private heated pool and go for a swim. Towels are readily available, and the large deck is furnished with lounge chairs, perfect for sunning. Two of the four bedrooms are equipped with window A/C 

Located in proximity to downtown Kailua-Kona, you'll find an abundance of fun and outdoor adventure just outside your front door. You'll love exploring the area and its many significant Hawaiian cultural landmarks. Both the Hulihee Palace and the Mokuaikaua Church are located on Ali'i Drive. King Kamehameha I spent his last years living near the current site of what is now the King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, until his passing in 1819. The Ahu'ena Heiau, located on the grounds of the hotel, is a reconstructed temple rebuilt by the late king and is on the register of National Historic Landmarks.

People and cruise ship watch from the Kailua-Kona Pier, where you'll have access to Hawaii's best scuba diving, big-game fishing, kayaking, and dolphin and whale watching. Visit the famous farmers market. Enjoy a shave ice or a cup of Kona coffee. Dine on a light snack or a gourmet meal, buy an inexpensive souvenir or a piece of fine art, book an activity, go for a swim or hang out at the beach. The pier is the official starting and finishing point of the Ironman World Championship (held annually in October), and a great place to watch the sunset. Everything you want and need is readily available in the heart of Kailua-Kona town. Turtle of the Sea is a beautiful vacation rental located on the Island of Hawaii. It is an ideal vacation home and the perfect place to stay while you explore the many natural wonders this island has to offer, such as Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea Observatory and more.

HAWAII TAX ID #TA-029-452-2880-01

This property is a licensed short term vacation rental. STVR-19-355698 / PL-NUCR-2021-000267


4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms

Sleeps 8 Guests

  • Open-Air Property
  • Two Bedrooms with A/C
  • Wifi/Internet
  • Heated Pool
  • Dryer
  • Washer
  • Iron
  • Essentials
  • Shampoo
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens
  • Extra Pillows And Blankets
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes Utensils
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Ice Machine
  • Blender
  • Crockpot
  • Rice Cooker
  • Coffee Grinder
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector
  • Free Parking
  • Ceiling fans
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Private yard
  • Garage
  • Parking space
  • Lanai/Balcony
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Smartlock
  • Television
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite or Cable TV
  • Smart TV
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Equipment Rentals Available ($)


Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1: Primary Bedroom with King Bed, Ceiling Fan, Lanai | A/C (window unit), Balcony, Ocean View
Bedroom 2: Queen Bed, Ceiling Fan, Lanai |A/C (window unit), Balcony, Ocean View
Bedroom 3: Queen Bed, Ceiling Fan, Lanai / Balcony, Ocean View
Bonus Room with 2 Twin Beds, Ceiling fan, Lanai/Balcony, Ocean view

Beach Details

6 Minutes to the Magic Sands Beach Park
10 Minutes to Kahalu'u Beach Park
Beach equipment rentals are available upon request

Pool Details

Private swimming pool

Location Details

20 Minutes to the Kona International Airport
2 Hours to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Villa Notes

Please note: This is an open-air property, there are 2 bedrooms that have A/C (window units)
Sorry, no pets
A car is recommended

Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
Please add 17.962% tax to all rates
Departure cleaning fee: $400 plus tax
Service fee: $165
2% Booking fee
Accidental Damage Waiver
A $199 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details
Minimum night stay may vary by season. Contact a villa specialist to confirm.


Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.