Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Real Estate
Kailua-Kona, also known as ‘Kailua,’ ‘Kona Town’ and sometimes just ‘Town,’ is located along the on the west shore or leeward side of the Big Island of Hawaii. The population of Kona is roughly 12,000+ and growing. Over 1.5 million tourists visit Kona every year. Kona is home to the annual Ironman competition and Billfish tournament.
Kona is divided into two districts, both north and south that together span roughly 60 miles. The North Kona District runs from the Kona International Airport to the north. This area features many shops and restaurants. Cruise ships dock in Kailua-Kona and this is an ideal location to pick up momentos for loved ones back home unable to enjoy island life with you.
The Southern Kona District starts at the Kona International Airport and runs to the south of Kealakekua Bay. Kealakekua Bay is the historic location where Captain James Cook met his fate in 1778. Today the calm warm water in the bay make this location ideal for snorkeling and boating. During the day you can spot dolphins dancing not far from shore and in the evening book a trip to feed the manta rays.
The climate in South Kona is idea for growing coffee and tropical fruit. South Kona was home to King Kamehameha the Great and his family many years ago and you will find historic parks and landmarks scattered throughout this beautiful area.
Enjoy a drive down the famous Ali’i Drive, the main street in Kailua- Kona. On your drive you will find a majority of the islands resorts, condos and vacation rentals. If you are looking to purchase your first home, a second home or vacation getaway this might be the perfect spot for you.
Rentals can do well in this area and with over 1.5 million tourists visiting this city every year its no wonder why. Wether you are looking for a rental or your forever home, the Song Real Estate Team is here to help you make it possible. Call today: 808-895-5740.