Keauhou is a resort area located in North Kona just south of Kailua – Kona. This area was a hideaway for Hawaiian royalty because of its beautiful sunny skies. With the same bright skies and ideal water scuba diving, snorkeling and other water activities, Keauhou is quickly becoming a favorite resort town. As a resort town, there are quaint boutiques and shops as well as dining for guests and residents to enjoy. In addition the shopping, the locals enjoy watching the outrigger races and gathering at local spots to enjoy authentic island music and fun.
With a population of about 2,800 people, many residents who live in Keauhou own property here as second homes or rental properties in and around the resorts. Because of the broad spectrum of list prices, there are many opportunities to own property in this fantastic resort town.
As a resort area on the Big Island, condominiums are abundant and vary greatly in size and location. These resorts are, for the most part, located on and around the main drag of Keauhou -- Alii Drive. All of the communities offer resort style amenities and lovely accommodations. Condominium communities like Mauna Loa Village and Keauhou Palena feature two-bedroom units starting in the mid to upper-$100s to the upper-$200s and low-$300s. Additionally, although there are units that start in the upper $100s, the Kona Surf and Racquet Club is a gated community in Keauhou that has list prices climbing to the mid-$600s. From there, a plethora of communities offer mid-priced condominium homes in several communities starting in the upper-$200s and climb to the mid-$800s. Favorite communities in this price range are Keauhou Punahele, Kahalu’u Bay Villas, Country Club Villas, Kaulana at Kona and Na Hale O Keauhou. Most are two and three-bedroom homes and are located ocean side or across the street from the ocean. These communities are right in the center of the Keauhou community close to shopping and dining. Those desiring a residence in an affluent condominium community will enjoy the Villas at Keauhou Estates and Hale Keauhou that start in the mid to upper-$600s.
Single-family homes are perfect for those who are interested in moving to Keauhou permanently or for part of the year. Neighborhoods like Keauhou-Kahaluu Farm Lots, Keauhou Mauka and Keauhou Uka start in the upper-$200s and climb into the upper $500s. Very affluent gated communities for those want the ultimate privacy are Keauhou Estates and Bayview Estates where homes start in the mid-$900s and go to well over $2 million. There are also estate style homes throughout Keauhou that are listed in the multi-million dollar ranges.
For those who want to buy vacant parcels in order to build their dream homes, Keauhou has several neighborhoods which offer lots with ideal views. Bayview Estates and Keauhou Estates and are priced from the upper $200s to the mid-$400s.
Keauhou real estate is exactly what you want if you want to live the epitome of the island lifestyle in a tropical, laid back environment. There are properties that fit most budgets whether you want a home for your family or as an investment property. This is such a great place to visit or live. Make sure you put Keauhou on your short list!!!