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Romantic Cottage by the Sea, Nestled in Lush Tropical Garden

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Welcome to Cottage by the Sea~~~

Welcome to Cottage by the Sea~~~ rest~~~relaxation~~~romance Sunrise at Waimanalo Beach... Majestic mountains surround the long sandy beach Garden pathway to enchanted cottage... Surrounded by gorgeous tropical flowers... Cool and sensual, tropically inspired bedroom Living room, TV area, air-conditioning Living room has second bed for additional guests.
Opens into kitchen. Well equipped kitchen Bathroom shower Very private backyard garden Fishtail Palm in backyard garden Backyard BBQ in your own little world... An explosion of color awakens the senses... Waimanalo's Ko'olau Mountains will take your breath away... Beach access path is just a minute's walk from the cottage~~~ Five miles of white sand and turquoise waters~~~ Welcome to your 'home away from home.'

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Last updated: 04/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Waimanalo Beach cottage description

Welcome to 'Cottage by the Sea'---an ideal place for rest, relaxation and romance.

Imagine a place that feels so far off the beaten path you can still feel the spirit of 'Old Hawaii' gracing the rooms of this special Waimanalo gem.

It is simple yet perfect, complete with all the details that make a place truly comfortable and homey. The cottage is decorated with many personal touches, tropical and artistic with its own unique feeling.

Walk up a beautiful stone pathway; edged with colorful plants, tall palms, and banana trees, to enter into this very private enchanted domain.

The sun dappled porch calls to you, strewn with the fushia and purple petals of the bouganvillas that frame it, a symphony of birds singing their welcome. Feel the sense of peace, of coming to your home away from home.

A two minute walk down the road will take you to one of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii. Sunrise is spectacular.
Enjoy a cup of coffee and watch the show!




A cool and romantic bedroom features a queen size bed with ceiling fan, and beautiful island art to create a sensual and very Hawaiian type of ambiance.

Guests repeatedly tell me how at home they feel here, with the cozy atmosphere and attention to detail so evident.
The cottage is nestled in a tropical garden filled with banana and papaya trees, colorful flowers and the fragrant aroma of plumerias floating on the ocean breeze. Birdsong and the sound of the ocean surf fill the garden with its own special music.
The location is ideal, in a residential country setting and only two houses from one of the most beautiful beaches on the island (in 2001 National Geographic named it one of the most beautiful beaches in the world!).
The beach is totally undeveloped, just miles of undisturbed beauty with the stunning grandeur of the Ko'olau Mountains hugging the coastline in a spectacular embrace.

All this is only a two minute walk from the cottage!

In the back there is a private yard lush with tropical plants. The backyard has a gas barbecue grill with a dining table and a couple of lounge chairs by the little water fall, perfect for star gazing at night or lounging under the endless summer sun.

Welcome to a little piece of paradise. Restore your spirit and feel the peace within.

Let the sound of the waves caress you to sleep at night and embrace the morning with another perfect day at the beach.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Optional

                  Suitability

                  • Children Welcome
                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Non Smoking Only

                  Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

                  Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

                  Other Amenities

                      • Beach Chairs, Beach Mats, Sun Umbrella, Boogie Boards and Coolers Available...moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Books For Adults
                      • Video Library
                      • Books
                      • Games
                      • Television
                      • Satellite / Cable
                      • Radio
                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Romantic

                      Attractions

                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Forests
                      • Marina
                      • Rain Forests
                      • Reefs
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Whale Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Luaus
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping

                      local services and businesses

                      • Babysitter
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center

                      Location Type

                          • Beach

                          sports and adventure activities

                          • Water Skiing
                          • Parasailing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Snorkeling/Diving
                          • Cycling
                          • Golf Privileges Optional
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Golf
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Paragliding
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Sailing
                          • Fishing
                          • Hiking
                          • Snorkeling

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                                  • Dining Area

                                  forms of payment

                                      • Accept Credit Card

                                      General

                                      • Clothes Dryer:

                                        Private Dryer: Coin Operated...moreless

                                      • Parking
                                      • Wireless Internet
                                      • Parking On Street
                                      • Internet
                                      • Towels Provided
                                      • Alarm Clock
                                      • Ceiling Fans
                                      • Hair Dryer
                                      • Local Activities Guide
                                      • Local Maps
                                      • Paper Towels
                                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                                      • Basic Soaps
                                      • Iron & Board
                                      • Air Conditioning
                                      • Linens Provided
                                      • Washing Machine:

                                        Private Washer...moreless

                                      house cleaning

                                          • Housekeeper Optional

                                          Kitchen

                                          • Stove
                                          • Dishes & Utensils
                                          • Kitchen:

                                            Full size refrigerator, oven/stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, rice cooker, blender, pots and pans, dishware...moreless

                                          • Grill
                                          • 4 Ring Stove
                                          • Blender
                                          • Pantry Items
                                          • Stove
                                          • Coffee Maker
                                          • Toaster
                                          • Cooking Utensils
                                          • Refrigerator
                                          • Freezer
                                          • Oven
                                          • Microwave

                                          Outside

                                          • Porch / Veranda
                                          • Lawn / Garden
                                          • Beach Chairs
                                          • Beach Towels
                                          • Large Cooler
                                          • Small Cooler
                                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                          • Wood Deck
                                          • Lanai / Gazebo
                                          • Outdoor Grill

                                          Payment Type

                                          • Discover
                                          • Mastercard
                                          • Visa
                                          • Amex
                                           

                                          Reviews

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                                          • Great location for relaxation

                                            Great location for relaxation

                                            • Guest St Louis Beach Lovers (St Louis, MO USA)
                                            • Date of stay 01/19/14
                                            • Review Submitted 04/02/14
                                            We have stayed here twice and look forward to our third stay next year. Watch a sunrise on a beautiful beach to start your day. Enjoy the many things to do within an easy drive and return to the beach to watch the moonrise and stars which are outstanding to finish the day. As you fall asleep you can hear the waves softly lulling you to sleep. The cottage is very private and has everything you'll need to cook your meals which helps keep your costs down. We loved using the grill in our own private back yard. I've stayed at many locations on Oahu and have found the Cottage by the Sea to be the best. Can't wait to return.

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                                          • EXCELLENT PLACE TO BE - WE'LL BE BACK

                                            EXCELLENT PLACE TO BE - WE'LL BE BACK

                                            • Guest Rocky J.
                                            • Date of stay 12/22/13
                                            • Review Submitted 01/06/14
                                            Staying here did not disappoint! Skye immediately makes you feel at home. This cottage was everything we had expected. It truly is a 4 minute walk to a beautiful beach. The cottage is quiet and private and comfortable. We found it to be the perfect location. You can drive up the beautiful shorelines either direction and find and multitude of things to do. It was great to be able get back from a busy day and relax, walk to the beach and sip our favorite beverage and possibly find some waves. Being able to cook our own meals is a big plus too! Beats $70 on average for a meal in Waikiki. Highly recommend! Mahalo nui loa Skye. Great memories.

                                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/2

                                          • 'NALO TOWN... BEST SIDE OF THE ISLAND TO STAY!!!

                                            'NALO TOWN... BEST SIDE OF THE ISLAND TO STAY!!!

                                            • Guest Oscar M. (Oakland, CA)
                                            • Date of stay 07/23/13
                                            • Review Submitted 08/02/13
                                            First off, Skye was amazing to work with! So cool and down to earth! She provided us with boogie boards, a cooler, beach chairs and snorkeling gear without even asking! She even brought us a battery powered lantern as Hurricane Flossie approached Oahu. She assured us that she was not worried at all and that put us at great ease. The storm never hit by the way, but if it did, we knew we would've been in great hands with Skye. You think these photos look amazing? Wait till you see it all in person. Nothing can describe the calm and beauty of the property and the (literally 1-2 minute walk to) white sand beach next door. We fell in love with Cottage by the Sea. I'm definitely coming back. You like food??? So many great eateries within minutes (walkable for sure) of the cottage. You'll probably read about many of these places in your guidebooks and some not so much. Do not miss out on Tersty Treats. Specializing in fresh caught fish and the best fresh poke and not just Ahi. Salmon, mussel, crab, etc.. such great people and right next door to 7/11 for your spam musubi cravings. Shima's supermarket, also next door, has everything (cheap booze/beer). It's a one stop shop before you hit the beach for the day. Keneke's plate lunch is the epitome of Hawaiian fare. Walking distance and cheap as all hell. Sweet Home Waimanalo was AMAZING and very environmentally conscious. Specializing in locally grown produce and very tasty. Plenty of options for all kinds of diets... Vegan, veggie, glutards, carnivores, etc... Get the acai smoothie for your hangover. Ooh make sure to drive 15 minutes north to Kailua Beach! Worth it all the way! Stop in at Whole Foods (I know, I know) on the way back to the cottage and get a fresh piece of monchong (Hawaiian "halibut") to BBQ in your sweet private yard. A MUST. Visit Sandy Beach for sure. Take a hike up the Makapu'u Lighthouse for an unforgettable view of this side of the island. Overall, very old school Hawaii feel here with the nicest of people. You will see some poverty here and there in 'Nalo Town, but it's the reality of all places, especially here in Oakland, CA where I write this now. But this is real and I'll take it any day over Waikiki. Real people, real food, real safe, really affordable and REAL RELAXING. There is so much more I can write here but I'm running out of room. TRUE PARADISE! Thank you Skye! We'll see you again ASAP! Oscar from Oakland, CA.

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                                          • Mahalo Skye

                                            Mahalo Skye

                                            • Guest Anonymous
                                            • Date of stay 07/11/13
                                            • Review Submitted 07/20/13
                                            We had such a wonderful time at the cottage by the sea. In our opinion it is the only way go. It is so nice to come back to the cottage after a long day out. No sky rise hotel no traffic no thousands of tourists. It just felt like coming home each day. We have used VRBO many times for our vacation destinations and have never been disappointed. The cottage by the sea is now our favorite.

                                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, girls getaway.

                                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                                          • Perfect Location - Excellent Beach

                                            Perfect Location - Excellent Beach

                                            • Guest Kirsten (Fair Oaks, CA)
                                            • Date of stay 05/28/13
                                            • Review Submitted 06/26/13
                                            We had a beautiful vacation. The cottage, the beach, mountains and hospitality will bring us many happy memories. Riley & I will forever remember our trip in Waimanalo! This cottage has made us feel extremely comfortable. If our friends ever say they're going to Waimanalo we will be sure to recommend the Cottage by the Sea. Thank you for EVERYTHING :-)

                                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, tourists without a car, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway.

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                                          • Fantastic, not to be missed!

                                            Fantastic, not to be missed!

                                            • Guest Suse and Ed (Iowa City, Iowa)
                                            • Date of stay 01/16/13
                                            • Review Submitted 02/10/13
                                            "Thank you so much for sharing the Cottage by the Sea. We just loved our stay! The cottage is just our style and we felt at home the moment we set foot in the door. Skye, thanks for being such a gracious hostess. It was a pleasure to meet you. We hope to be back, we would like sooner rather than later. Iowa is a long trek, but the effort is well worth it. I hope we have left some good mojo. Navaro set up his tiki shrine over his bed and collected flowers, coins and water for them every day. We loved Waimanlo Beach! Who would have known that we could find such a peaceful, relaxed area so close to Honolulu. Thanks again for making our vacation so special.

                                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing.

                                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 4/4

                                          • Great Place!!!

                                            Great Place!!!

                                            • Guest drk (Brooklyn, NY)
                                            • Date of stay 01/03/13
                                            • Review Submitted 01/15/13
                                            My best trip to Hawaii to date, and a lot of that has to do with this wonderful home away from home you've created, Skye. See you again. This time, next year!

                                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, sightseeing.

                                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/3

                                          • Real Hawaii

                                            Real Hawaii

                                            • Guest Bob and Ann (California)
                                            • Date of stay 08/30/12
                                            • Review Submitted 09/08/12
                                            If you want glitz, chrome, traffic, and loud noisy tourist go to Waikiki. If you want to stay in a place that is REAL Hawaii come visit Skye in Waiminalo. Beautiful beach, accommodations and location. You can still drive very easily to all major locations. Looking forward to our next trip. Bob and Ann

                                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, tourists without a car, families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway.

                                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/7

                                          • Private and quiet romantic getaway!!!

                                            Private and quiet romantic getaway!!!

                                            • Guest Lorikins (Vancouver, Canada)
                                            • Date of stay 05/09/12
                                            • Review Submitted 08/24/12
                                            We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary here and had a lovely time. We renewed our vows on the beach with our little baby boy at our side. So romantic, quaint and private. The photos are accurate as is the description. Our hostest welcomed us, but also gave us our space to enjoy. We explored the entire island from this place as our home base. We loved it because we got to experience the real Hawaii. This is not a tourist trap. When we renewed our vows on the beach--we had the entire beach to ourselves. No one around at all! You must, must eat at Cafe Waimanalo down the street. Oh--we also found out we were pregant just before we arrived. So we had A LOT to celebrate!!! Mahalo!

                                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, tourists without a car, sightseeing, girls getaway.

                                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/7

                                          • The place where dreams really do come true!!

                                            The place where dreams really do come true!!

                                            • Guest Piper and Matt (Moving to Oahu!!!)
                                            • Date of stay 05/01/12
                                            • Review Submitted 05/14/12
                                            Skye~~ We are so blessed!! You are such a beautiful person both inside & out, and we treasure having you as our new friend. There are no words to fully explain the magic and beauty here. Walking along the beach , I danced like a child overwhelmed & overjoyed by the beauty of the island and the hospitality you showed. We loved every moment!! The singing birds in the morning, the geckos in the yard, the comfort of the cottage. This place will forever be in our hearts!!! I feel like it has healed a piece of me that was broken… I cannot thank you enough!!! Like the song says…”somewhere over the rainbow…where dreams really do come true.”

                                            Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, adventure seekers, families with young children, sightseeing, girls getaway.

                                            Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 2/9

                                           
                                          Rental basis: Per property
                                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                          Spring
                                          Apr 21 - May 31, 2014
                                          5 night min stay
                                          $169 $169
                                          Fri, Sat, Sun
                                          $1,183
                                          Summer
                                          Jun 1 - Sep 2, 2014
                                          5 night min stay
                                          $179
                                          Fall
                                          Sep 3 - Nov 22, 2014
                                          5 night min stay
                                          $169

                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                          Fees:

                                          • Cleaning $99
                                          • Tax Rate 14%

                                          Notes:

                                          $169/nt.-$179/nt. for two people

                                          $20/nt. for each additional person

                                          14% hotel tax

                                          $99 cleaning fee

                                          $100 refundable security deposit

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                                          Last updated: 04/21/2014
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                                          • Welcome to Cottage by the Sea~~~

                                            Welcome to Cottage by the Sea~~~

                                          • Sunrise at Waimanalo Beach...

                                            Sunrise at Waimanalo Beach...

                                          • Garden pathway to enchanted cottage...

                                            Garden pathway to enchanted cottage...

                                          • Cool and sensual, tropically inspired bedroom

                                            Cool and sensual, tropically inspired bedroom

                                          • Living room has second bed for additional guests.
Opens into kitchen.

                                            Living room has second bed for additional guests. Opens into kitchen.

                                          • Bathroom shower

                                            Bathroom shower

                                          • Fishtail Palm in backyard garden

                                            Fishtail Palm in backyard garden

                                          • An explosion of color awakens the senses...

                                            An explosion of color awakens the senses...

                                          • Waimanalo's Ko'olau Mountains will take your breath away...

                                            Waimanalo's Ko'olau Mountains will take your breath away...

                                          • Five miles of white sand and turquoise waters~~~

                                            Five miles of white sand and turquoise waters~~~

                                          • rest~~~relaxation~~~romance

                                            rest~~~relaxation~~~romance

                                          • Majestic mountains surround the long sandy beach

                                            Majestic mountains surround the long sandy beach

                                          • Surrounded by gorgeous tropical flowers...

                                            Surrounded by gorgeous tropical flowers...

                                          • Living room, TV area, air-conditioning

                                            Living room, TV area, air-conditioning

                                          • Well equipped kitchen

                                            Well equipped kitchen

                                          • Very private backyard garden

                                            Very private backyard garden

                                          • Backyard BBQ in your own little world...

                                            Backyard BBQ in your own little world...

                                          • Beach access path is just a minute's walk from the cottage~~~

                                            Beach access path is just a minute's walk from the cottage~~~

                                          • Welcome to your 'home away from home.'

                                            Welcome to your 'home away from home.'

                                          $169 - $179 per night (USD)
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                                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                          Sleeps 4

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                                          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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