After much research on vacation rentals, I kept coming back to this one. It was the perfect location for us, 30 second walk to Waimānalo Beach and close to Honolulu without being in the middle of it. The house is smaller than you’d think based on the pictures, but was perfect for us 3. My husband, my 70 year old mother and myself. Keep in mind it only has one bathroom, that can be a challenge for some people when getting ready to head out. For us it was perfect and would definitely stay there again
5 Stars! Perfect for a family of four...complete with amenities for a short island vacation.
Minutes to restaurants, Hanauma Bay, Sealife Park, Lanikai and Kailua.
Best thing is the 1-2 min walk to prestine Waimanalo Beach. If you prefer a NO crowd beach /almost private- this the best!
Sherry and Gille were ever so accommodating...always ready to answer any needs or questions. Mahalo!
I stayed here with a girlfriend, and it met our needs nicely: 2 bedrooms with comfortable beds, a nice bathroom, and a peek of the ocean from the small front deck. There is a well-equipped efficiency kitchen and small but perfectly adequate living room. It was clean and quiet. There is snorkeling equipment, beach chairs, etc. provided, and a world-class beach across the street. (If you take advantage of the snorkeling equipment, inspect it before you head out: we found a broken mask and flipper among other gear that was just fine.) The property caretakers, Gilles and Angela, live next door: they are charming, knowledgeable and most accommodating.
Waimanalo isn't gentrified: it's a slow old town with a lot of local color...but it isn't fancy--I like it better than anywhere else on Oahu, and you won't find a superior beach on the island. You can drive the six or so miles into Kailua if you want a better selection of shopping and dining options.
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