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Beach-Side/2min Walk, Deluxe Studio-Cottage, Pool, Hot Tub, Kayaks, W/D, Wifi

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Stylish modern living room with lava rock pillars and chandelier.

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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Property description

As you open the gate, you enter your own personal retreat, lush lawns, swaying palm trees, the soothing sound of water falls. A majestic Banyan tree frames this beautiful Lanikai beachside home and cottage and creates a welcoming, cool and unique setting even on hot summer days. You just might have trouble pulling yourself away to get over to world famous Lanikai Beach.

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 less than a half block, only a hop and a skip, approximately a 2 minute walk away. Take in the incredible scenery as you enter the beach, spend endless hours relaxing, swimming, snorkling, 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 ridgeline behind Lanikai for scenic vistas in all directions. Lanikai is also favored for its one-way loop circling through this beachside community, inviting joggers and people out for a leisurely walk.

This brand-new deluxe studio-cottage has a typical Hawaiian flair with its large sliding doors opening unto a small private fenced-off garden with a deck. You will find an outside dining table and chairs; a hammock nestled inside the banyan tree; a teak daybed tucked into a corner of the yard; a BBQ and private hot tub. It offers its' guests an exceptional setting and truly Hawaiian vacation experience. The cottage is tastefully decorated and newly built in 2012. The bali-inspired wooden carved plumeria panels hide a queen murphy bed with top-quality mattress; you'll find stylish living room furniture, hardwood floors, lava rock posts, a European-design style bookcase and a TV. The kitchenette has granite counters (resembling sand on a beach) and a full-size refrigerator, toaster-convection oven, double hot plate, coffee maker, microwave, blender and hot water kettle. Hardwood floors throughout are easy on your barefoot feet. The cottage has an open floor plan, which is ideal for island-style living and delights with a casual elegance. It has a large shower stall and bathroom vanity with marble countertops. The main house is mostly hidden by a magnificent banyan tree. Tall hedges ensure privacy and a ready supply of beach equipment make frequent trips to the beach easy. The use of two kayaks is available to guests. We treasure our property as a 'retreat' and it is therefore suitable for a quiet vacation accommodation for registered guests. We do not cater to guests expecting to entertain visitors (local or visiting friends and family staying at other accommodations). This mini-estate 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.

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

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Guest Comments:

'What an incredible property! We could barely get to any of the 'touristy' things we had wanted to do because we just couldn't tear ourselves out of that yard! It is impossible to capture in pictures, but you really feel like you're in the Garden of Eden. We are already planing our next month-long getaway".
Janice, Charlotte, NC, 6.10.08

'As we were walking around the loop this morning I commented to my wife how one tends to form an image of a place one plans to visit before seeing it, and how rare it is that the reality surpasses the self created image. Your place, however, sure exceeded my expectations.
We love it. I am sure you’ve heard all the superlatives before, and indeed thought them yourselves, but it is, truly, a lovely, lovely place!
This is the sixth cottage we’ve rented for a summer month in Kailua, and the fourth in Lanikai. In terms of sheer loveliness, cottage and garden, it is honestly my favorite among the cottages we’ve rented.'
Arlo, Japan, 7.10.09

'This is a little piece of paradise! What a great place to stay. It was very windy while we were there, and instead of braving the sandstorm on the beach we could just lie in the yard, in the middle of the amazing (and private) garden. Very quiet and peaceful! I will miss breakfast under the Banyan tree, listening to the birds, going to Baci's Bistro (best food in the world, seriously).
The cottage is clean and well equipped - it is definitely a home, not just a rental accommodation, and perfect for a monthly stay. Thank you for sharing it with us!'
Kara, Nanaimo, BC, 3.6.10

'We arrived home today after a looooong trip from Hawaii. I wanted to let you know how absolutely perfect we found your cottage. It is such a beautiful, peaceful, wonderful spot. You have created something very special. I am so happy that we chose to rent your cottage for our summer month stay in Kailua. It was perfect for us!'
Louise, Bedford, MA, 4.3.10

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Studio
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    This property is suitable for a quiet vacation accommodation for registered guests. We do not cater to guests expecting to entertain visitors (local or visiting friends and family) staying at other accommodations....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking outdoors permitted...moreless

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • 1 Bedroom: 1 queen

    murphy bed...moreless

  • high quality mattress

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Smoking allowed outdoors only.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Rain Forests
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Lanikai beach is a 2 minute walk away and Kailua beach a 15 minute walk. Both beaches are world-famous for their powder-like sand, gentle waters and stunning scenery....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Kailua is a 5 minute drive, downtown Honolulu a 25 minute drive, and Waikiki a 35 minute drive....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Partial mountain view from the pool lounge area...moreless

  • Water View:

    Cottage has a lovely view of a beach-entry pool surrounded by real lava rocks and fountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    one-time towel and linen supply provided...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone:

    Please bring your own cell phone...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking available on public area next to the street....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    beach, hot tub and bath towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Unit has its own washer and dryer....moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette has a full-size fridge, two burner hotplate, toaster-convection oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, rice cooker and hot water kettle...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    basic supply of coffee, tea and condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Brand-new full-size refrigerator with ice maker...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Cottage offers a private fenced-off yard area with table and chairs, hammock, daybed, hot tub, and BBQ....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Pool house is available for use by cottage guests....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    two single kayaks available for use by cottage guests - free of charge...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Mature and tropical landscaped garden...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill...moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Various beach equipment is available to cottage guests, including snorkel, masks and fins....moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Solar heated pool shared with owners (no other rentals on property)....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Private hot tub for use by cottage guests only....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool

Building Type

  • Cottage

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Special offer: October LAST MINUTE SPECIAL

Special rate for October 2015 of $185/night.

Offer for: Oct 1, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 View calendar

Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$195
$1,365

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $195 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $115 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 13.962%

Notes:

weekly rate $1365 plus tax; 30% due at booking with remainder due 60 days prior to check in

13.962% Hawaii state tax; (tax ID # W 03641910-01)

$115 cleaning fee plus GE Tax of 4.712%

$400 fully refundable security deposit


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Lanikai ridge line is a favorite with hikers, offering a stunning view.

 

Owner info

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
This property is a 'Shangri-La'! Come back from the beach and walk into a cool yard and house, tucked away, private and serene.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Stylish modern living room with lava rock pillars and chandelier.

    Stylish modern living room with lava rock pillars and chandelier.

  • Living room has overhead ceiling fans keep things naturally air-conditioned

    Living room has overhead ceiling fans keep things naturally air-conditioned

  • Beautiful granite counter tops

    Beautiful granite counter tops

  • Wooden floors are comfortable for barefoot feet.

    Wooden floors are comfortable for barefoot feet.

  • Beautiful bathroom with travertine shower stall and travertine floors.

    Beautiful bathroom with travertine shower stall and travertine floors.

  • Marble counter top.

    Marble counter top.

  • washer/dryer for use by guests

    washer/dryer for use by guests

  • Fenced private yard for guest use only - main yard and pool are shared w owners

    Fenced private yard for guest use only - main yard and pool are shared w owners

  • Paddle board, kayak, swim, snorkel, sun-bathe, or take a stroll on the beach

    Paddle board, kayak, swim, snorkel, sun-bathe, or take a stroll on the beach

  • The turquoise color of the ocean is breath-taking

    The turquoise color of the ocean is breath-taking

  • Go for a hike along Lanikai mountain ridge line (one of many hikes).

    Go for a hike along Lanikai mountain ridge line (one of many hikes).

  • Enjoy the unique culture of Hawaii - the evening shows are one-of-a-kind

    Enjoy the unique culture of Hawaii - the evening shows are one-of-a-kind

  • Lanikai beach is only a 2 min walk away

    Lanikai beach is only a 2 min walk away

  • Wooden carved bali-inspired panels hide a murphy-bed.

    Wooden carved bali-inspired panels hide a murphy-bed.

  • well stocked kitchenette

    well stocked kitchenette

  • Full-size refrigerator with ice maker.

    Full-size refrigerator with ice maker.

  • Large shower stall with marble accents.

    Large shower stall with marble accents.

  • Teak bathroom cabinet

    Teak bathroom cabinet

  • Outside dining table perfect for romantic private dinners.

    Outside dining table perfect for romantic private dinners.

  • Tow kayaks available for exclusive guest use

    Tow kayaks available for exclusive guest use

  • Lanikai beach is a 2 minute walk and Kailua beach a 12 minute walk away

    Lanikai beach is a 2 minute walk and Kailua beach a 12 minute walk away

  • At the end of a long day, kick off your shoes and take it easy!

    At the end of a long day, kick off your shoes and take it easy!

  • Watch turtles, monk seals, or go snorkling watching the reef fish

    Watch turtles, monk seals, or go snorkling watching the reef fish

  • head to the beach after everyone else has left - it's easy - you are that close!

    head to the beach after everyone else has left - it's easy - you are that close!

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