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Waialua Honu Hale (Turtle House) - Spectacular Beachfront Home!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The Waialua Honu Hale is located on a scenic sandy beach, on a quiet cul-de-sac. A five minute drive into Haleiwa lets you enjoy restaurants, shopping, and adventures; not to mention this quaint town is the surfing capitol of the world.

The home is finished with wood and slate flooring throughout, a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances.

Our Waialua home is located on the North Shore on the island of Oahu. This is the Hawaii you dream about, just 35 minutes from the Honolulu International Airport, 45 minutes from Pearl Harbor and 45 minutes to the beaches of Waikiki. The North Shore offers snorkeling, swimming, diving, fishing, windsurfing, kayaking and of course surfing. We recommend a trip to the Old Sugar Mill of Waialua and try the natural shave ice, Waimea Falls Botanical Garden, Polynesian Cultural Center, Sunset Beach or maybe a horseback ride in Pupukea.

We call this house the Honu (turtle) Hale (home) for when you walk along the beach in the early evening you often see many turtles within the coral and reefs eating their dinner.

More Details

Joey Ann
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Waialua, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • No tubs. Only stand-up showers. One is in the master bedroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Teal Room - 1 large double bed , Ocean View through window and across from bathroom
    Yellow room - 2 single bed , Next to bathroom
    Master bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , has it's own bath and it separate from other bedrooms
    Lanai Room - 1 large double bed , Has a sliding glass door that goes to back yard and ocean
  • Kind size bed (1) Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Beach and water toys are not provided by owner. More often than not, they are left over from previous guests. Same thing for coolers and umbrellas. Pack-n-play is provided.


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Waialua Honu Hale (Turtle House) - Spectacular Beachfront Home!
average rating of 4.868421 based on 76 reviews
Orange County, CA

Incredible House, Incredible View

  • 5 of 5

This listing was the first I clicked on, and in an instant I fell in love. I was so excited that our dates in December were available for booking. It was a blessing to stay here, and I know my husband and two boys and I will return to this amazing beachfront home on the beautiful North Shore Oahu. My favorite room in the house is the living room. The water is literally right in front of you. The waves crashing is such a lovely, soothing sound. You can hear it all around you in the house. When you go outside, it is pure heaven. We were constantly relaxing on the chaise lounge and chairs outside enjoying the view.

All the rooms in the house are clean and well-appointed. The decor is subtle, styling is perfectly simple with that Hawaiian touch and not overdone. The kitchen is well-stocked with all you need. The bed linens are lovely and incredibly comfortable.

The location is perfectly close to the North Shore offerings. It's easy to get in and out of the neighborhood to go exploring. It's an easy drive to Waikiki too.

My family and I loved this house. We definitely recommend this vacation home. It's so nice to have ample room to spread out and the freedom to cook your own food instead of being forced to eat at restaurants all the time as hotels require. What we liked best is that the house is so spacious and relaxing. You can't beat the location and view.

Mahalo for the amazing opportunity. Aloha.

  • Review Submitted: 25/12/2013
  • Date of Stay: December 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dream stay

  • 5 of 5

Before I get to the house and location, the first thing to comment on is the warmth and attention to her guests enjoyment of their stay from the owner Joey Ann. I’m sure the first thing anyone does when entering Honu Hale is walk straight through and out of the back door and within a few strides onto the wonderful, quiet beach of Waialua. Sitting out on a evening watching turtles feed off the rocks really is not something most of us can do every day. The house is very comfortable and well appointed, easily spacious enough though we spent a lot of time outside. Things to do; spectacular beaches along the North Shore, drive down to see the Byodo-In temple, Pali lookout, Makapuu, Chinaman’s Hat and Kuloa ranch. Haleiwa is the closest town, an eclectic surf town filled with arts, surf gear and eateries. Recommended Unclo Bo’s Pupu and Grill, as well as Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck. Hope to be back again one day. Mahalo Joey Ann.

  • Review Submitted: 19/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise !

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Waialua Honu Hale was simply fabulous ! The location was superb, most of the time we were the only ones on the beach ! Joey Ann was very accommodating with any questions and even took the time to check in on us when there was a weather Alert, very thoughtful of her..... I would recommend this gem to anyone wanting to stay in a peaceful community with ease of travelling to North Shore adventures.


The Stinnissen Family, Brooks, AB, Canada

  • Review Submitted: 01/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adelaide SA, Australia

Awesome North Shore Beach House

  • 5 of 5

This immaculately kept beach house is located at the end of a quiet residential street, with very private grounds that make you feel that it’s your own piece of paradise. Steps to a beautiful quiet beach, away from the crowds where you can take long walks and see very few people.

We would recommend Joey Ann’s property for the perfect quiet and relaxing vacation, it was just the two of us but it would be the perfect place for a family.

Haleiwa is just a few minutes drive away where there are so many restaurants to choose from, Banzai Sushi Bar was our favourite.

We would absolutely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 07/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Greenwood Village, Colorado

Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Love the location right on the beach! Enjoyed sitting at the patio table eating breakfast and sipping tea, listening to the waves. Beautiful walks down the beach, saw turtles right in front of the house. The glassed-in living room makes you feel that you are sitting on the beach all the time. Outdoor shower/foot wash even had hot water! House had everything we needed from fully stocked kitchen to washer/dryer to beach towels/chairs. Joey and JoAnn were attentive to any questions or anything we needed. We rented bikes for the week and it was an easy and beautiful ride into Haleiwa, where we could go for coffee, shopping or Haleiwa Bowls, our favorite acai bowls! We want to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 17/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing setting!

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend staying at Honu Hale, a super cute house sitting (literally) just a few feet from the ocean, on a very quiet beach! Our family spent our 1st Christmas away from home in 18 years, so we were really happy with everything. The weather is much cooler & rainy in December, but we made the best of it. We even got to have a Christmas tree! There was plenty of room, beds, towels (and beach towels!) and seating for our family of 8. We enjoyed cooking meals, relaxing on the beach and snorkeling a few feet from the back door. There is quite a bit of equipment in the laundry room, that we were able to use during our stay (water shoes, snorkeling stuff, blow up toys). The little lanai is quite nice with seating, although you have to supply our own propane for the BBQ grill, we enjoyed a few meals out there. The quaint town of Haleiwa is a 5 minute drive, for anything you could possibly need for your stay. The guys even learned to surf there. Our 10 year old grandson cried the morning we had to leave, he wants to move there now! We hope you will love it too! Joey Ann is a great owner and very accommodating!

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Haleiwa Joe's
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Turtle Bay
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Waialua Beach Road
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Cafe Haleiwa

5 minutes from the quaint North Shore town of Haleiwa

Other Activities: shopping, wildlife viewing, boating


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Waialua, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
16 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
21 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$461.3
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$659

TAT #W59939379-01

I accept checks, credit cards, and pay pal transfers. If paying with a credit card there is a 3.1% fee US credit cards and a 4.5% for international credit cards.

OWNER'S REAL CANCELLATION POLICY: (Not the one that the website has listed): Cancellations must be received, in writing, at least 90 days prior to arrival for a refund of your deposit, less an amount equal to one night’s stay. If the cancellation is received 89 days or less prior to your arrival, including the day of arrival, your deposit will be refunded only if the unit can be re-rented during the same time period and for the same price less an amount equal to one night’s stay according to your contract. If the unit is rented for a lesser price or for a lesser number of days, your refund will be adjusted to reflect the difference, less an amount equal to one night’s stay as quoted in the original contract. The same rules apply once the full balance has been paid.

Please note that there are no refunds for no-shows or early departure. If you must cancel, we will make every effort to re-rent the property so that you will receive as much reimbursement as possible.

Owner DOES NOT adhere to the cancellation policy that VRBO/HomeAway has posted "100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date"

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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