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Resort-like, Beachside (2 min walk), AC, WiFi, Pool, Hot tub, Kayaks

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths (Sleeps 5 to 6)

TAT # 124-185-8048-01

Please note: Booking is limited to comply with applicable by-laws. This property requires a signed rental contract to confirm reservations.

Walk through the entry gate, and find yourself in the middle of your own private personal resort. A lush tropical yard greets you as you walk past swaying palm trees to the front door of this unique Lanikai beach side home. The professionally landscaped property creates a welcoming, cool and private setting even on hot summer days. There is a tree house tucked inside the roots of the tree for the younger folks (and those young at heart). You just might have trouble pulling yourself (and the kids) away to get over to world famous Lanikai Beach with its powder-soft sand. But when you do, we'll make it easy for you with a ready supply of beach towels, beach equipment and a wide assortment of sand toys for the kids. This combined with this property's beach-side location, makes enjoying frequent trips to the beach a highlight. When you do come back to "your home away from home", take a dip in the beach-entry pool, or relax in your own private hot tub.

We are looking forward to sharing our "little piece of paradise" with you!

Lanikai beach with its powdery soft sand and gentle protected water is known as one of the best swimming beaches in the world. The Mokulua Islands off shore from Lanikai have been included in numerous advertisements and movies. The turquoise waters of Lanikai are a quick two-minute walk away. Take in the incredible scenery as you enter the beach, spend endless hours relaxing, swimming, snorkeling, or go for a stroll feeling the water at your feet, kayak out to the islands, see a turtle or two, and hike up the ridge line behind Lanikai for scenic vistas in all directions. Lanikai is also favored for its one-way loop circling through this beach side community, inviting joggers, mom's with their strollers, and people out for a walk.

The home is one of the last few Hawaiian style beach cottages offering its guests an exceptional setting and truly Hawaiian vacation experience. It is tastefully decorated. There are two master bedroom suites and all of the bedrooms have air-conditioning and a TV. The kitchen has marble counters and modern appliances. Hardwood floors throughout are easy on your barefoot feet. The house has an open floor-plan which is ideal for island-style living and delights with a casual elegance. It even boasts a rare fireplace (for Hawaii!!).

We welcome families with children. The yard is a child's paradise! However, we do not cater to guests expecting to entertain visitors (local or visiting friends and family staying at other accommodations). This property is suitable for a quiet vacation accommodation for registered guests. The home is part of the upscale community of Lanikai, a sub division of the town of Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii, and stands out even in Lanikai for its' quaint features and unique setting. Paradise awaits!!

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About owner

We are a local family happy to share our little piece of paradise with you!

owner purchased this house in 1998

Why owner chose Lanikai

Our home is modern, yet is a little piece of Hawaii of "yesteryear" era and charm rare to find these days. And, Lanikai beach with its powdery soft sand is unbeatably beautiful!

What makes this house unique

...a hop and a skip away from the beach without any hills or busy roads to manage :) makes trips to the beach a highlight.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have rented eleven houses in the Kailua area and this property is definitely the best by far! Looking at pictures it is often difficult to imagine a place. Well, this time, the reality way surpassed our imagination. The yard and house are absolutely what anyone could want when renting a property in Hawaii. The property is just a few steps down the road from the beach entrance; very close yet tucked away. The house itself is the perfect vacation home. Things are well maintained and clean; everything one might need. The house even comes with a manager and caretaker, which was a nice change from having to figure things out ourselves. Gary and Karen were very friendly and helpful, gave us lots of good tips for restaurants and sightseeing. Outstanding service! In terms of affordability, beauty and comfort, this house and its yard are definitely our favorite of all the houses we have stayed at! We'll be back!
Dec 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lanikai, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • We treasure our property as a "retreat". This property is therefore only suitable for a quiet vacation accommodation for registered guests.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Travel crib (1) available. The 3rd bedroom is most suitable for two children or one adult.
  • Books ...
  • books - kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Barbecue
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Air-conditioning provided by wall units; no central air. Our pool has a beach-entry design and is heated by solar panels. We cater to families and while our max. occupancy is 6, we generally do not accept more than 5 adults (with the remainder needing to be children). For guest convenience, we have an onsite caretaker available who resides in a detached cottage on the opposite end of this over 1/3 acre property. House and cottage do not share any amenities (except for the garage), have a separate entrance and are separated by a fence.


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Resort-like, Beachside (2 min walk), AC, WiFi, Pool, Hot tub, Kayaks
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 32 reviews

Awesome outdoor space + super close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

The house is great! Open, great room style living area so everyone can hang out together. Fully stocked kitchen.

The yard is amazing!!! Beautiful pool, deck and hot tub. Lots of pool and beach gear available to use. Beach really is a 2-3 minute walk.

Ben, the caretaker, was very responsive and easy to work with.

The only downside is that parking is super limited but they do have one garage spot available.

  • Review Submitted: 28/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise at its finest

  • 5 of 5

This property was beyond our expectations. We have stayed in several other properties close by, but hands down, this was the best! The home was very well equipped with everything needed for a our visit. The grounds were amazing. We loved having the beautiful pool and hot tub as it was quite windy on the beach during our stay. The location was perfect! Off the busy loop and a quick walk to

the beach. Ava, the caretaker that lives in the on site cottage was delightful. She was available if we had any questions. She shared some excellent dinner, as well as, hike suggestions with us. Her dinner recommendation to Nico's in Kailua was perfect for our last night on the island. I have to say, our first morning home in the PNW and what I miss the most is the birds in the banyan tree waking us with all their beautiful sounds. Oh, and I can't forget Princess, the on site kitty. She's a little old lady (18 yrs) that keeps to herself, but enjoys a little head rub here and there. This property is a real gem! Hope to return sooner than later!

  • Review Submitted: 12/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Authentic Hawaii Experience

  • 5 of 5

The house, the grounds and the location were more than we hoped for. Having been to the Islands on several occasions, this place is by far our favorite so far. We had a hard time leaving the house because it was so peaceful, well appointed and special. The nearby beach is spectacular especially at sun rise This house has been carefully and thoughtfully put together and developed with the peaceful spirit of the Island in mind. It was the centerpiece of our visit to Oahu.

  • Review Submitted: 21/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great trip

  • 4 of 5

You have a lovely home with a beautiful yard. We felt like to were in a tropical resort. The ocean was the most lovely color. The beach was quite busy so it was nice to come back to our private oasis.

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Only 5? This place deserves 6 or 7 stars!

  • 5 of 5

My whole family and I had an amazing time in this slice of paradise. Everything was clean, well maintained and organized. Paul greeted us with aloha spirit, and was able to answer our many questions. I even got Mothers Day flowers delivered to me from the property owners. I felt that was a very thoughtful gesture. We will be coming back soon.

  • Review Submitted: 17/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a perfect vacation!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

great location, kind takecarer (Paul), gorgeous interior and garden (with hot tub)

if I go to Hawaii again, I will rent "this palace" again!!!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 14/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating. Lanikai ridge line is a favorite with hikers, offering a stunning view.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Lanikai, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2018
2 May 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
4 Sep 2018 - 8 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
Spring, Summer 2019
25 Feb 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 1 Dec 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$80.03
Cleaning AU$610.43 + Tax
Property Fee AU$278.08 + Tax

Email for extended stay rate info; 50% Reservation Deposit at time of booking; Full payment 90 days before check in;
$450 Cleaning Fee (plus 4.71% GE tax), Extended stay requires a mid-stay cleaning. A 14.962% Hawaii State TAT # W 03641910-01 is in addition to nightly rates quoted.
Please note: This property complies with all City and County of Honolulu regulations.
We treasure our property as a "retreat". This property is therefore only suitable for a quiet vacation accommodation for registered guests. There is a resident cat on the property.

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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