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Romantic Bungalow close to the Beach~Fall Asleep to Sounds of the Surf

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Charming Studio Apartment: very close to the Beach!

Welcome to the Beachside Bungalow~~~an ideal place for relaxation, rejuvenation and romance.

This very comfortable, artsy studio apartment is super clean and whimsically creative in a laid-back island style, with many little touches that will make you feel right at home.

It is located on a beautiful, gated property, on the ground floor of our large extended home. The studio has its own separate entrance and is very private from the rest of the house.

There is a front entrance lanai leading you into the studio, and a very private backyard lanai, a great spot for romantic evenings sitting outside listening to the sounds of the surf, or sipping your coffee while the sun rises in the morning.

A comfortable loveseat and papasan face the charming garden pond, complete with our resident fish. The waterfall makes a soothing sound, combining with the musical wind chimes and the sound of the surf.

A perfect interlude from life’s hectic pace.

The studio has a very comfortable queen size bed, with high quality sheets and a beautiful Hawaiian quilt. There is a tropical style ceiling fan and also a stand up fan. The apartment faces towards the ocean, and gets wonderful trade winds passing through, keeping the space cool and comfortable.

There is a small bathroom with a seashell decorated toilet and a handcrafted talavera sink. A separate room houses the extra large shower.

The kitchenette has a full size refrigerator, microwave, blender, toaster, rice cooker, coffee maker and electric griddle, as well as dishes and kitchen utensils.

We also offer WiFi.

At the front of the property there's a beautiful outdoor beach shower , adorned with amazing turquoise flowers. They're so beautiful and unusual guests can't believe they're real!!

A two minute walk down our little road will take you to one of the most breathtaking beaches in Hawaii. Sunrise is spectacular!

(In 2001 National Geographic named it one of the most beautiful beaches in the world!)

To make your days at the beach even better, we offer the complimentary use of beach chairs & mats, towels, boogie boards, coolers and a sun umbrella.

The location is ideal, a residential country setting nestled between the turquoise ocean on one side and the spectacular Ko'olau mountains on the other.

Go to sleep at night to the sound of the waves and the sweet waterfall right outside your bedroom window. Wake in the morning to the songs of the many birds who call this home.


**Please note that only registered guests are allowed on this property. Due to parking and noise constraints, guests may not entertain family and friends on the property (but the gorgeous beach here is a wonderful place to gather with friends for a picnic!)***

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks english, spanish, portuguese
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 January, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio rental in Waimanalo Beach, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • E-Check Payments Preferred: There is a 3% transaction fee if paying by credit card. (5% for international travelers) E-check payments are free.
  • Only Registered Guests are allowed on the property. Guests are not allowed to invite family/friends onto the property.
  • Check-in by Appointment Only. If guests do not arrive at scheduled time, we may be unable to guarantee what time they will be able to get into rental
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Small, very cute bathroom with seashell toliet and artistic talavera sink. Extra large shower in separate room.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • Studio apartment with very comfortable queen bed & ceiling fan
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(38 traveller reviews)

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Romantic Bungalow close to the Beach~Fall Asleep to Sounds of the Surf
average rating of 4.6578946 based on 38 reviews

Another Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just got back from our 2nd trip to Skye's property in the past year. Like last time, we were welcomed with the warmest aloha spirit and enjoyed a perfect stay. The bungalow has everything we needed including a cooler, beach umbrella and beach chairs. Having those items made our long beach days so much more enjoyable. We also love having access to the washer/dryer on the property. (Make sure to take quarters with you for the dryer.) The proximity to the beach is what makes this property so ideal. Waimanalo is great for those looking to get away from the hustle of Wakiki. Even during a holiday weekend, we almost had the beach to ourselves.

We loved walking down to Hawaiian Island Cafe for breakfast and lunch in Waimanalo.

My husband and I are already plotting our next trip to Skye's bungalow next year!

  • Review Submitted: 11/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Slapped together, unsafe, fire trap

  • 1 of 5

After several flight delays we arrived in Honolulu after the designated 10pm check in time. The owner was unrelenting on making any accommodations to this even though she lives on the property. We had to pay an inflated price to get a hotel in Honolulu at the last minute on New Yers Eve. She was again unaccommodating to allow us access to the unit the following day until after the designated 4pm check in time. Upon arrival she was confrontational, aggressive and rude because of the “inconvenience we had caused her”. After some time of letting her “vent” she did offer some tips of places to visit around the island.

The unit can only be described as “rustic” made out of a car port with 20” wide doors which I’m sure does not meet and US building code.

The were cats running around the property and we did everything we could to spend as little time there as possible.

The occupants upstairs of the unit were noisy with what sounded like furniture being moved and heavy “stomping” at all hours of the night (this occurred for some time around 3am on our last night there).

We were certainly relieved to leave and are now happily enjoying a wonderful clean unit in Maui.

  • Review Submitted: 07/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Skye is a fantastic host. Great location and beautiful beach.

  • Review Submitted: 31/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I am a little late in getting this review written but I have to say our stay was wonderful. I am so happy Skye decided to share a little piece of her heaven with us. The location could not have been better. We were so close to the beach that we walked there several times each day. You are 1/2 block from the beach access. The beach was very quite during the week and in fact many time we were the only ones on the beach. On the weekends it was a little more crowded but still a wonderful experience. The location overall is wonderful. We were out of the hustle and bustle of the larger city but within an easy drive if we wanted a little more excitement. The drive to Honolulu was wonderfully scenic with many stops along the way. There were some very good local restaurants close by and a small grocery store that had a very good selection. Skye was very attentive to any request we had. She was very helpful in helping us choose activities during our stay. We highly recommend this property. We had a wonderful time and hope to visit again some day.

  • Review Submitted: 07/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect beach location

  • 5 of 5

Skye is a wonderful hostess and anxious to make your stay enjoyable. She's located in a nice residential area of Waimanalo, within walking distance to a few small restaurants and 7/11. The room itself had an odd layout and was a little small, but that didn't stop us from enjoying our stay. It would have been nice to have a couple of luggage stands for our suitcases. The best part was the proximity to Waimanalo beach, which was beautiful and didn't have many people. We enjoyed our visit and would definitely stay with Skye again.

  • Review Submitted: 15/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable bungalow, great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved being in a beautiful, secluded part of the island - with "our own" pristine beach just 1/2 block from the bungalow. Morning walks in the sand before we headed out to explore different parts of the island were ideal. The location is 1 hour from Polynesian Cultural Center, 45 minutes from Pearl Harbor and 30 minutes (max) from Waikiki Beach. If you're looking for a way to be away from it, but close to it all - this is your place. We highly recommend it.

Skye is wonderful and provides beach "stuff" for your enjoyment. The bungalow itself is cute and has a kitchen (no stove), bath, large studio-type room with bed, tv, and dining.... plus a great little private outside area with a fountain and comfortable seating. Whimsical decorations of mermaids and turtles with the torquise painted accents - very island feel!

Thanks for a great visit!

  • Review Submitted: 01/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pali Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Sweet Home Waimanalo
Nearest Beach
Waimanalo Beach

Lots of great hiking around here, ranging from beginner level to advanced.

Check out the views from the Makapu'u Lighthouse~~~in the winter you can usually see whales playing~~~on a clear day you can see the outer Hawaiian islands.

Hike through a rain forest to the waterfalls at Maunwilla.

Some of the best snorkeling on the island can be found at Hanauma Bay, which is just a six minute drive down the road from us. It's a gorgeous reef full of abundant life!

Sea Life Park is just across the street from Hanauma Bay.

There are also good horseback riding options, and pony rides for the little ones. Many equestrian events take place at the Polo Fields, less than a mile down the road.

There are all kind of ocean sports, from fishing to paddling, kayaking, kite surfing, paddle boarding and surfing.

Or try out something a little different, like paragliding and sky diving!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday studio in Waimanalo Beach, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
January special
14 Jan 2018 - 17 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee AU$100.36 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$250.9
Tax Rate 14.97%

***Please note that only registered guests are allowed on this property. Due to parking and noise constraints, guests may not invite family and friends on the property (but the gorgeous beach here is a wonderful place to gather with friends for a picnic!)***

If you are processing your reservation through a U.S. bank, E-Check Payments are Free.
There is a 3% reservation transaction fee when paying by credit card (from the U.S.)
For guests coming from out of the country there is a 5% reservation transaction fee.

We do not accept bank wire transfers.

Hawaii Tax ID #TA-209-293-1072-01
Hawaii Tax ID #GE-209-292-1072-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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