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Secluded Kailua Beach Bungalow - 100 Steps To The Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 37 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

A Garden Oasis, Decorated W/ Furnishings & Original Art From Around The World.

Aloha! We renovated this old-style Hawaiian home so that it will have the charm of old Hawaii with modern conveniences. The bungalow is on the ground level of a 2-story home. The 1/2 acre property is double gated (street side and beach side).

This garden oasis (we've planted over 3,000 trees and plants) is in the most awesome location - situated right at the entry of Kailua Beach Park - walk out the back gate and you are 100 steps from Kailua Beach where you will find 2.5-miles of its famous soft white-sand and turquoise water - - often rated in the top 10 most beautiful beaches in the world. Beach walk, swim, kayak, wind-surf, kite board, body surf, snorkel, hike, walk/jog the Lanikai loop (4 miles around door-to-door) - there is an abundance of fun activities here...or, completely relax and chill out - it's very easy in this quiet & secluded bungalow.

Great retreat for a maximum of 2 easy-going, nonsmoking (since we request no smoking anywhere on the property) adults (18 years and older only). We accept reservations that begin and end on any combination of the following days: Thurs-Sun.

The bungalow rental includes:

- Off-street parking

- Private entry

- Private outdoor garden with a barbecue

- Wireless Internet

- Air Conditioning

- Flat screen TV w/ HD cable including free HBO & Showtime

- Kitchen includes: Mid-size fridge, microwave, toaster oven, induction cook top (solo), blender, coffee maker, tea hot pot

- A new garden room with a 6' by 4' window overlooking your private garden...

The plates, silverware, wine glasses, bedding, towels, etc. are all top quality. Queen sized bed.

Also includes:

Blu-Ray Speakers

Beach chairs, beach towels and cooler - an iron and ironing board - blow dryers, , etc... it's got it all.

Washer/dryer (shared)

The bungalow is located in a residential neighborhood. To be good neighbors, we ask that our guests have no more than 2 additional guests on the property.

Also, if you'd like the same feel but, would prefer a larger space (1000 sq. ft) with a full kitchen - check out the bungalow's big brother 'Enchanting Kailua Beach Retreat' VRBO #491890

Tax ID # W13057827-01

More Details

Cheri Michel Brazwell
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Cheri Michel Brazwell

I am a leadership/mgmt consultant and I have been very lucky in that my work has allowed me to coach and lead workshops on 5 continents. My husband and I love to explore the world and, when we are at home, we love to renovate - bringing old homes back to life! We have enjoyed welcoming guests into our space here in Kailua - the property is huge (over 20,000 sq. ft.) and so, guests can feel very secluded in their private gardens.

Why Cheri Michel Brazwell chose Kailua

There isn't anything like it - the location is amazing - walk out the back door and you're 100 steps from Kailua Beach. The property has been likened to a botanical garden - we have planted over 3,000 trees and plants - wait until you experience the night-jasmine opening up at night. the bungalows are artfully designed with high-end furnishings, original art. We only use top linens & towels. Loving and creative attention to detail...

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our first time visit to Hawaii started off with Cheri and Scott's secluded bungalow. Cheri greeted us and provided everything we needed to make our stay complete. She even provided a few extra treats! We absolutely loved the tropical gardens ... So very beautiful ! The beach access and proximity to local businesses was perfect! The bungalow was very private and secluded ! We also enjoyed all the artistic touches in the decor . Cheri and Scott were very friendly and available if needed. We would highly suggest this hideaway.
Jul 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Kailua, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 37 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9 based on 12 reviews

Great place to stay. Will be recommending to friends and family. It is a pradise within a paradise.

  • 4 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 03/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property was very nice. It is well cared for, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Being so close to the market, the beach out the back gate, and the beautiful garden. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hands-down best place to stay in Kailua

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was beyond fantastic! We came to Kailua to elope on our favorite beach. Upon arrival, Cheri gave us a tour of the beautiful property and our bungalow. Once we settled in we took a quick walk to Kailua Beach which is literally less than 50 yards from their backyard! Nearby restaurants, Whole Foods, the Kalapawai Market next door and Target gave us everything we needed. However, The Bungalow had shampoos, towels, soaps, microwave, fridge, beach toys, TV, and a really really comfortable bed! So you practically don't need to leave. Cheri was also kind enough to let us take a few pictures on the garden grounds and they turned out amazing! If you stay here, you won't be disappointed. It's exactly how you would imagine a trip to paradise to be. Thank you Cheri and Scott!

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this rental from the moment we drove through the gate until the moment we left. Secluded and private, yet easy access to beach, town and all that Kailua has to offer. Cheri was a fantastic host and extremely responsive. The bungalow was decorated perfectly and felt very welcoming. Although, not a full kitchen it had everything you needed to make meals, including a portable induction stove top (which are amazing). We could not have asked for a better stay.

  • Review Submitted: 19/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Steps to the Beach

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely place to stay. The garden is beautiful (really can't describe it but it was the best garden we saw anywhere) and calming and there are birds everywhere. We could walk out the back gate and there we were, at the ocean. It was perfect.

We cooked on the grill outside every night and loved our little bungalow by the sea.

Thanks Cheri for the excellent Prosecco you had ready for us to celebrate my birthday and for the soft comforter you brought to us when the nights were cooler. We felt really lucky to have found your place. We barely drove anywhere at all (one of our goals for the trip). We walked the beach every day, walked to the grocery store, read, cooked and swam in the warm water.

This is a good place to stay. If you want to relax and slow way down, this is it. The town is right there (just a 10 minute walk) if you want it.


  • Review Submitted: 22/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise Found

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival I commented that everything looked even better than the pics and web description. Cheri replied that they like to under promise and over deliver, that they did! We enjoy locally sourced food and drink, quiet, relaxed places with character and some adventure, and of course, clean, comfortable lodging. With Cheri and Scott's shangri-la, we hit a home run over the fence, right out of the box. Cheri greeted us with a warm welcome, helpful tour, and thoughtful delectables - chilled champagne on ice, local dark chocolate, macadamia nuts, kona coffee, tropical fruits and fresh flowers from their 300+ native plantings, even locally made coconut mango bath products. Some of our favorite memories include relaxing in the lush, shaded lanai watching tropical birds play in the fountain three feet away from us, taking in the newest tropical blooms as we headed down the garden path to the beach - and the beach...Kailua 24/7 great waves, powdery sand, turquoise indigo aqua hues with colorful kite and wind surfers, verdant green mountains and islands, yoga at sunrise on Lanikai Beach, sunset from the terrace Beachhouse Restaurant, sunrise ocean kayak to bird sanctuary reef (perfect timing between Hurrincanes Madeline and Lester - challenging but fun!), and super slick super deep mud hiking to Maunawili Falls (also challenging but fun!) many great memories. We stocked up on local fruits & veggies at the Farmer's Market - especially loved the killahpeppa water from the poi guy (next to the honey lady, just down from Sky Kombucha - we loved those vendors too) it forward, buy a bag of kettle corn from the kettle corn guy (gave us a freebie bag at closing time, scrumptious!), we ate breakfast & lunch home a lot so we could really savor all the fresh, local stuff and make the most of our beach/lanai time. Restaurants recommendations include Over Easy (brunch bowl - take the chef's recommendation to mix it all up), Cactus (good food but service and sangria not great), Beachhouse Restaurant on North Shore - ask to sit in front for best view of sunset, Denise's table (top notch service), and cafe same name as green store next door...(forgot it already!). Oh yes, one more very important recommendation...Lomi Lomi Hana Lima massage with Sailor Solley. We usually like to try different places and will likely visit another island next time we go to Hawaii, but this was such a perfect vacation spot we will likely make an exception and revisit.

  • Review Submitted: 07/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tamara & Theo, thank you so much for your lovely review. We were very happy that you chose to spend your honeymoon here and we wanted to make your stay extra special... We are delighted that it was wonderful and that we may be able to host you again in the future. With aloha, Cheri & Scott
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Nearest Motorway
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$132.32
Damage Insurance AU$78.07

The bungalow guests may have small gatherings for four or less guests. Guest parking is available at the beach park with easy access into the property from the beach gate.

Keeping the parking easy to access and the property a quiet and peaceful getaway is designed to give our guests a memorable holiday...

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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