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Open Palms Plantation ~ a Slice of Heaven in Paradise

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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'A slice of Heaven in Paradise' is what you'll find at Open Palms Plantation. Relax and enjoy the peace and serene island lifestyle. A beautiful retreat nestled in Oahu's horse country on a 2 1/5 acre plantation setting located at the base of the spectacular Koolau mountain range. We are just 3 minutes away from the 5 mile long pristine white sandy beach and turquoise water of Bellows and Waimanalo Beach, which was rated the #1 beach in the U.S. for 2015. A couple of the other top rated beaches, Lanikai and Kailua, are just 10 minutes away, and the infamous North Shore is 45 minutes away on a beautiful coastal highway.

Each unit has it's own private entrace, outdoor dining and barbequing area. Please visit our webpage for full information on everything we have to offer.

We are only 25 minutes from the Airport and 30 minutes from Honolulu and Waikiki. Easy access to all of Oahu's sights and adventures without the hustle and bustle of a tourist area. Restaurants,shops and cinemas are just 5 minutes away in Kailua Town.




Keywords: House, Estate, plantation, studio, spacious, private, serene, peaceful, relaxing, comfortable, amazing views, gorgeous gardens, fine furnishings.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids love this property, with plenty of room to play around and lots to explore, it will keep their imaginations entertained for days....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Guests may smoke, but only outside in the BBQ area....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    There is an attached seperate bedroom off the main unit that...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    The main unit has a california king size bed in it....moreless

  • There is a California King sized bed in the main unit, it's a 4' longer than a regular king bed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Air Conditioning plus Ceiling Fans, Cable TV and DVD, Full size Refrigerator, Fully equipped Kitchen, Double burner Cooktop, Washer and Dryer, Linens, Beach chairs,umbrellas, towels, and mats, Boogie boards,Bikes, Gas B.B.Q. Grill, Large Patio area, Private secure parking, California King size bed, twin bed, futon provided if needed, Privacy, lots of privacy....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Located at the base of our island's magnificent Ko'olau Mountain Range....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    My guest enjoy dining at the covered patio outside. However, there is a small extendable dining table inside the kitchen. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioner is a split system unit and is capable of cooling down the living space quickly....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All the best linens are provided for you and washed for you during your stay if needed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Furnished with a full size leather couch, recliner and 42" TV...moreless

  • Parking:

    Private parking right by your front door....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking is close by your front door....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Ample towels are provided for both indoor and outdoor use. If you should need more, please don't hesitate to ask....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    A private washer and dryer is available for you to use to wash your personal belongings. If you should need any fresh towels or linens, please ask. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you will need is available to you, including a griddle, a double burner stove, a toaster, a rice cooker and more. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    I have stocked the kitchen with everything you should need from pots and pans to tupperware. However, if there is ever anything you should need, please ask as I most likely will have it in my home....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    New full size refrigerator....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Private covered outdoor patio for dining and BBQing. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    I have a set of golf clubs available to use, please don't hesitate to ask. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Private outdoor BBQ area, fully equipped. ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    There is an ample supply of beach equipment for your use including beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers, snorkeling equipment, and boogie boards. ...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas Holiday
Dec 15 - Jan 5, 2016
7 night min stay
$250
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$195

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.96%

Notes:

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Last updated: 08/24/2015
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Location

22 Miles
Nearest Airport
HNL Honolulu International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Waimanalo Town
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Olamana Golf course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
HWY 72
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Waimanalo Town
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bellows/Waimanalo Beach

Car: Necessary

Tucked away at the base of the Ko'olau Mountains, you are located in one of the most pristine and peaceful environments on the island, and yet, only a two minute drive to Waimanalo Beach, the #1 rated beach in the US for 2015. Downtown area and Waikiki are located just 25 minute drive away if you feel the desire to have a night out on the town. Additionally, you can spend a day on the historic North Shore watching the surf and enjoy the stunning 45 minute coastal drive around the island.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: Aloha and welcome to Open Palms Plantation! In Hawaii, our greeting to friends is, "Aloha! E komo mai"; "Hello! Come in!" So, to all who want to know the natural, quiet beauty of Hawaii, I say: "Welcome! Come in, relax, and enjoy my little gem in paradise”. My kids have grown up and moved on into the world allowing me to open my home to those who are seeking a more pristine part in Hawaii. The same dedication and love of the land that drove me to build Open Palms is still with me, and when you visit, you’ll see me on my mower, or in the flower gardens with my weeder, or trimming the lush foliage that borders our property. There are horses in our paddock that kids can pet and feed and barbeque grills stand ready for your outdoor parties. Situated in the foothills of the Koolau Mountain range – the only mountain range of its kind in all of Hawaii – we are afforded a spectacular view of the sheer, corrugated gorges that accentuate the range. You can’t believe how inspiring it is, following a rain, to see these gorges serving as conduits for magnificent waterfalls. A flock of white doves live in the trees on the property and are tame enough to hand feed, something the kids just love. We also have a gorgeous peacock in the neighborhood who has made it his practice to come visiting every afternoon for his supper. My determination is to continue sharing this beauty with people from around the globe who will feel the same appreciation of Open Palms that I have. I am humbled that so many guests have taken the time to send me cards and letters – even photos of their families – with expressions of gratitude and appreciation. Also, many return year after year, and have sent their friends and family to share in the same happiness. It is my hope that we meet, and through that meeting we also become true friends. So… Aloha, welcome, come in, and relax. A place where you can have no worries, you’re at Open Palms Plantation. Mahalo, Kitty

Why the Owner Chose Bellows Beach:
Like any polished jewel, Open Palms Plantation began as a raw, rugged part of nature, overgrown yes, but in a spectacular setting. There was beauty hidden in that wilderness and I was determined to create what I envisioned as a lovely home in harmony with its surroundings. Achieving a vision that had me spellbound didn’t come easy, taking years of hard work that I and my family actually performed with our own hands...and aching backs. And the result is a breathtaking two and a half acres of unpretentious, stunning contentment!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Bonfires at twilight emphasize the romanticism that is Hawaii, giving us pause, to reflect on how fortunate we are. Open Palms Plantation is unique in that we are insulated from the noise and commotion of towns. There is a serenity and calmness enveloping us and yet we’re only minutes from Kailua with it’s shopping malls, restaurants and food courts, and entertainment venues. And the beaches from Kailua to Lanikai to Waimanalo are among the finest-rated beaches in the world! Sail, surf, snorkel, or simply stretch out on the white sands and stop the world for awhile (don’t forget the sunscreen). Because there are so many things to see and enjoy, I provide each guest with maps and lists of places of interest, making it easier for planning their days’ outings. When they return I love hearing the joy and amazement in their voices as they tell me of their adventures.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Open Palms Plantation

    Open Palms Plantation

  • Open Palms Plantation

    Open Palms Plantation

  • Living area with 42" TV

    Living area with 42" TV

  • Kitchen with full sized refrigerator

    Kitchen with full sized refrigerator

  • Indoor dining table

    Indoor dining table

  • Private and covered outdoor dining and BBQ area, fully equipped

    Private and covered outdoor dining and BBQ area, fully equipped

  • View from your BBQ area.

    View from your BBQ area.

  • Hunter now 3 years old hanging out at Waimanalo Beach.

    Hunter now 3 years old hanging out at Waimanalo Beach.

  • Rainbow blessing over our property after a storm

    Rainbow blessing over our property after a storm

  • The waterfalls in the Koolau Mountains Range after a heavy rain

    The waterfalls in the Koolau Mountains Range after a heavy rain

  • Property view from the enterance

    Property view from the enterance

  • Waimanalo Beach, #1 Beach in the U.S. 2015. Only a two minute drive away

    Waimanalo Beach, #1 Beach in the U.S. 2015. Only a two minute drive away

  • King Bed

    King Bed

  • Living and Sleeping area

    Living and Sleeping area

  • Seprate bedroom with two twin size beds and air conditioning

    Seprate bedroom with two twin size beds and air conditioning

  • Kitchen and indoor dining area

    Kitchen and indoor dining area

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Private gazebo for BBQ, eating, and relaxing

    Private gazebo for BBQ, eating, and relaxing

  • Hunter and I when he was a puppy

    Hunter and I when he was a puppy

  • Waimanalo Beach, #1 rated beach in the U.S. for 2015

    Waimanalo Beach, #1 rated beach in the U.S. for 2015

  • Full moon over our beautiful view of Mt Olomana

    Full moon over our beautiful view of Mt Olomana

  • Sunset over the mountains

    Sunset over the mountains

  • Our stunning backdrop of the Koolau Mountains

    Our stunning backdrop of the Koolau Mountains

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Speaks: english
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