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250 Steps to Paradise - Kailua Beachside Home

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From the edge of the sand, straight to the water! About 250 steps from the house

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Last updated: 10/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kailua house description

E komo mai to Hale Makai, our piece of island paradise in Kailua.
Lying alongside a fabulous three-mile stretch of protected beach, Kailua is a small town on the windward side of Oahu. With no hotels in town, only local residents and visitors who rent vacation homes get to enjoy our island lifestyle. Kailua Beach was one the emerging 'hot spots' for 2007 and has been voted one of the best beaches in the world by Dr. Beach. Your family will love this kama'aina (local) way to enjoy Hawaii.

Our three bedroom, two bath home has a king, queen and two twin beds (sleeps six), living room, well-appointed open kitchen, large enclosed lanai, and patio with Weber gas grill and outdoor furniture. Our smoke-free home is furnished in island style to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable. You’ll feel right at home while you barbecue dinner on the patio, relax in the screened-in lanai, wander to and from the beach, watch movies or cable TV, play games with the family or drift off to sleep on the comfortable beds. We even have wireless internet access for your laptop computer so that you can stay connected!

And best of all is our location - just 250 steps from Kailua Beach. You can pick up your cappuccino at the Kalapawai Market on your walk to the beach every morning and your shave ice (snow cone) at Island Snow every afternoon on your walk home. Whether you rent windsurfers or kayaks on the beach or just use all the beach toys that come with the house - boogie boards, sand toys, beach chairs/mats/towels and cooler - walking to the beach right around the corner from the house makes the days seem long and leisurely and just right for that relaxing vacation you're looking for.

And when you get tired of beach activities, Kailua town, with its restaurants, shopping and entertainment is just a mile away. After just a short ride, you can swim with the dolphins at Sea Life Park, snorkel in Hanauma Bay, hike the stunning Ko’olau mountains, swim/surf the North Shore, browse the 'Swap Meet' at the Aloha Stadium, sample Honolulu’s nightlife, walk Waikiki Beach or get to the airport.

Larger gathering? There is also a detached one bedroom, one bath cottage on the property with a queen bed in a separate bedroom and queen sofa bed in the living room (sleeps two to three), kitchen/eating area, and covered patio with its own Weber gas grill and outdoor furniture.

NOTE ABOUT AVAILABILITY: You can check availability of the house alone by clicking on the calendar on this listing. For availability for the cottage, see the calendar link on vrbo listing #55009. For availability for both, see vrbo listing #101378.



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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Beach Toys including boogie boards, rolling cooler, beach chairs, warm outdoor shower for washing off beach sand...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Video Game Console:

                Nintendo 64...moreless

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                A/C units in the bedroom with the king and queen beds, many ceiling and standing fans throughout the house...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine:

                Detergent provided...moreless

              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill
               

              Reviews

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              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              $395

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $250
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
              • Tax Rate 13.75%

              Notes:

              $350 security deposit due at booking is refundable if you cancel 60 days or more before your scheduled check-in (minus $200 cancellation fee) or is fully returnable at the end of the rental assuming no damage, long distance calls, etc.

              Refundable security deposit of $350.00 due with the signed rental agreement. Balance of rental due 60 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/27/2014
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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1990

              About the owner: My husband and I have had this property for about 15 years. At first, we rented it out to regular tenants but that limited our opportunities to use the place ourselves. Since my husband's family had lived in Kailua for many years during their high school years and had many fond memories of the island, we wanted to be able to bring our own family back to Kailua on a regular basis and create our own family memories. About 4 years ago, we decided to convert to vacation rentals and have been able to enjoy many happy days as a family here. We hope that you find our place as comfortable for your family as we do for ours!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Being located right around the corner from Kailua Beach Park means that you can go back and forth to the beach all day without loading and unloading everything into and out of the car. I love being able to pick up my latte at the Kalapawai Market in the morning before my beach stroll, and we have a family ritual of shave ice every afternoon from Island Snow (President Obama's favorite before-dinner snack with his kids!)


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              Photos

              • From the edge of the sand, straight to the water! About 250 steps from the house

                From the edge of the sand, straight to the water! About 250 steps from the house

              • Relax in the living room while daiquiris are being blended in the kitchen

                Relax in the living room while daiquiris are being blended in the kitchen

              • House master bedroom - Relax in king size comfort

                House master bedroom - Relax in king size comfort

              • Twin bedroom, island style!

                Twin bedroom, island style!

              • A place for family-size dinners on the lanai (note wireless internet on shelves)

                A place for family-size dinners on the lanai (note wireless internet on shelves)

              • Hall bathroom - bright and cheerful

                Hall bathroom - bright and cheerful

              • A shady place for a morning coffee or a dinnertime retreat

                A shady place for a morning coffee or a dinnertime retreat

              • The Kalapawai Market - perfect for your morning coffee and a Kailua institution

                The Kalapawai Market - perfect for your morning coffee and a Kailua institution

              • The Mokoluas - right offshore. Just the distance for a kayak ride.

                The Mokoluas - right offshore. Just the distance for a kayak ride.

              • Late afternoon, but the water's still warm.

                Late afternoon, but the water's still warm.

              • Enjoy island living - kama'aina style

                Enjoy island living - kama'aina style

              • Too tired to go out? Make yourself something in your fully-equipped kitchen

                Too tired to go out? Make yourself something in your fully-equipped kitchen

              • Island charm

                Island charm

              • Queen-size luxury in the third bedroom

                Queen-size luxury in the third bedroom

              • A quiet place to read or talk on the enclosed lanai

                A quiet place to read or talk on the enclosed lanai

              • Hall bathroom detail - whimsy, 'Hawaiian style'!

                Hall bathroom detail - whimsy, 'Hawaiian style'!

              • Wishing you were here!

                Wishing you were here!

              • View from the pillboxes. Beautiful, beautiful water and 3 miles of sand.

                View from the pillboxes. Beautiful, beautiful water and 3 miles of sand.

              VRBO #55006

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              This listing was first published here in 2005.

              Date last modified - Thursday, October 30, 2014

              $395 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 10/27/14
              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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              3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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