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One Block to Ocean, 3 Small Blocks to Lanikai Beach. Private Swimming Pool!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 78 m²
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio with full bathroom, kitchen and deck, sleeps 4.

Only one block from the ocean and three short blocks to famous Lanikai Beach, our Lanikai Vacation Home is a large, private, studio apartment with bath/laundry room and barbecue lanai/porch surrounding a large Mango tree. Everything is provided for your comfort, including full service kitchen, television, phone, and air conditioning. Enjoy a complimentary in-season fruit bowl with locally made chocolate and organic coffee. The pillow-top queen-size bed has an overhead fan and lamp lighting, with books and magazines in the headboard for relaxed reading. The single day-bed has a pull-out trundle underneath for a fourth person. Just lay your suitcase on the dressing table, hang up your mainland clothes, and get ready to enjoy a swim at the beach or in our garden pool. Only five minutes from Kailua Town for shopping centers and restaurants. Also close to Honolulu and Waikiki. Wi-Fi access is available in the studio. Covered parking: drive up, park your car and open the door to your Lanikai Vacation Home. (HI Tax ID #W01346316-01)


Owner
Teresa Johnston
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a lovely stay. We enjoyed ourselves and appreciated the hospitality immensely. Thank you for the directions on places to visit. The fruit bowl that greeted us was divine. It was lovely to start and end the day with a little taste of the tropics. -Excellent touch!

Cliff & Regina
Aug 2017
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio rental in Lanikai, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 78 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We have a neighborhood quiet period between 10:pm - 8:am.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Bathroom includes toilet, shower, vanity, washer/dryer, hair-dryer, iron and board, washer and dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Queen Bed: Sleeps two. Day Bed: Single bed with a single pull-out transom bed underneath.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lanikai Vacation Home is one block from small Lanikai beach at low tide (a tidal calendar is provided for the use of our guests,) and three short blocks away from large Lanikai beach, available at low or high tide. The studio is air-conditioned, or all the jalousie windows and glass doors can be opened for a wonderful Hawaiian breeze. Large washer & dryer. Decorative Hawaiian covers and pillows. Covered parking right in front of studio door. Outside lighting. The pool is only shared by our small family and is available for the use of our guests all day. Easy to use kitchen, plus other electric appliances and utensils, glasses, cups, and dinner ware. We provide a complimentary taste of organic coffee, Hawaiian chocolate and a variety of local fruit. Outdoor dining on private porch for four under a 60+ year old Mango tree. Large desk and very comfortable beds! Total quiet privacy or get to know friendly family. Receive more for your rental investment at the Lanikai Vacation Home

Reviews

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One Block to Ocean, 3 Small Blocks to Lanikai Beach. Private Swimming Pool!
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5

Cozy spot to live like a local

  • 5 of 5

My husband, son (11) and daughter (9) spent 11 days in the Lanikai condo. Teresa was wonderful and we enjoyed the local fruit, coffee and chocolate we found upon our arrival. The pool pictures don't really do them justice. I swim regularly and found the 1/2 lap length (25 yd) perfect for getting in a nice swim workout. The pool was also a nice alternative to the beach or at the end of a tourist/sites day and my kids enjoyed swimming in it and looking for geckos. You can see the pillbox trail from the pool.

We didn't spend much time on the lanai mostly bc of the mosquitoes even though we had bug spray, but also because we weren't there very often except for early morning or evenings. The Lanikai beach is beautiful and took about 10 minutes tops to get to walking from the condo. Teresa has 2 beach chairs and beach toys and towels that made going to the beach more enjoyable. The Kailua beach is about 1 mile from the condo, but we also walked there, too.

Whenever we had a question about something to do or with the condo, Teresa was very responsive.

We have Verizon and found that making phone calls was spotty, but Teresa provided her land line phone to make local calls/reservations for some of the places we wanted to visit. Texting was fine; found that I had to go outside sometimes to make sure a text was sent. Using my laptop and the wifi was perfectly fine and worked well.

We were able to do a bit of beach time as well as visit Hanauma Bay, Pearl Harbor, went on a local ukulele tour in Kaneohe, the Manoa Chocolate store, Waimanalo Beach, the north shore (which was very crowded on a weekend), the Polynesian Cultural Center, Matsumoto's Shave Ice, the Pillbox trail hike (which is slippery at times because of the dirt and can be challenging, but my kids did it with a few small slips), Pali Lookout, and the Bishop Museum. I may have missed something, but we did a lot.

Thank you Teresa!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy and her family were wonderful guests. After they left, we did improve cell phone reception in the studio by fixing our cell phone extender, which connects to an antenna on the roof. We also live in the tropics where everything flora and fauna grows lushly, bugs included. Punk coils and bug spray are provided outside to keep the mosquitos at bay so that our guests can enjoy picnics on the private studio porch. Come explore for yourself the tropical beauty of Lanikai! Much Aloha, Teresa
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5

Beautiful, quiet and close to awesome beach!

  • 5 of 5

As former residents of Hawaii returning for a reunion this was the perfect location for us. Cozy and comfortable. Close to beautiful beaches and yet not too far from Honolulu when we wanted to visit! We hope to be back before too long!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exactly what the doctor ordered

  • 5 of 5

Hawaii is home for us and to be able to kick back in such a quiet serene place just makes it perfect. Will definitely stay here again. Only draw back is if you have Verizon as a cell service you cannot use your phone except for texts. A land line would be helpful for local calls.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Because Lanikai is an enclosed community with hills behind us and ocean in front, we have challenges receiving some cell phone providers: AT&T is the strongest and Verizon is the weakest. We have put up a phone antenna on the roof, which improves reception to some extent for Verizon users. We also put an extension to our land line in the studio to facilitate making local and mainland calls. Much Aloha, Teresa
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Seattle, Washington
5

Secluded oasis

  • 5 of 5

My mother and I stayed in the apartment for a weeklong Mother-Daughter retreat. We loved how the apartment is tucked away, up off the street, so it was very quiet and peaceful at night. The property is meticulously taken care of, with lush vegetation and the cutest little lap pool I've ever seen. The apartment itself has literally everything you could find yourself needing while on vacation, which was very convenient. It's only 5 mins to Whole Foods, Foodland, Safeway and Longs Drugs, for all other items. The windows have louvered shutters and not actual windows that close, so it's basically open air feeling and gives you a wonderful warm Hawaiian air experience. There is an A/C unit, but we never needed it, even though it was in the 80's. The ceiling fan was enough. We woke leisurely to the sound of birds every morning with the sun rising, and then Lanikai (most picturesque) beach is a short walk away. Teresa is lovely and warm and inviting. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Oahu. I could have stayed forever.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cute and clean! Everything a family of 4 needed! Loved the tall ceilings, Teresa is so nice!

  • 5 of 5

We would stay here again for sure! Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delta BC
4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Theresa's small condo. It is located in a lovely neighbourhood and it is very easy to walk to Lanakai Beach and also @ a 20 min walk to Kailua beach.It is very well maintained with a lovely patio in the back for early morning coffee. Theresa has thought of the little extras which were well appreciated. Although 4 adults could stay there, we were 3 adults and it would be a bit cramped for 4 adults.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Buzz's
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Buzz's
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Lanikai Beach
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Just one block from our driveway to the nearest Lanikai Beach right-of-way & three small blocks to the large Lanikai Beach; kayaking, boating, parasailing, biking, health/beauty spa; Lanikai Park with basketball court & swings.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$202.22

$2400/month available for a 1-year lease or longer.
Tax ID #W01346316-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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