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kona by the sea

Milwaukee, WI
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kona by the sea

any feedback on this place? Seems to have good reviews. Are there pros and cons to staying in this are vs. the waikolea area?

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1. Re: kona by the sea

this is an older residential area that is very tropical and has a homey- hawaiian feel.

it is on the rocky beach about 3 miles south on Kona and 2 miles north on Keauhou....which is more up-scale

Staying here will be more economic and closer to the best water sports and snorkel tips and sites than Waiakoloa.

The plus for Waikoloa Beach resort, is it is cutting edge resort with high quality dining, shopping and golf and is self contained. The Hilton is the best hotel and a stunning place for a moderate price ( under 300) it is however between 40 min and a 2 hour drive, one way from Kona areas depending on the time of day and traffic