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"This was our second vacation to Hawaii and the only reason we came to Oahu was so my mother could visit Pearl Harbor. We opted to stay for 5 days this time so we could also take her to Hanauma Bay, Dole Plantation and to the North Shore for Giovanni's Shrimp Truck.
Driving Honolulu is about like a kidney stone. Very painful and you are glad when it is over. So I had really taken Oahu off the list. But ...
Staying at the Sunrise Beach House in Waimanolo touched my heart. The location is "remote" in comparison to Waikiki and was 15 minutes from Hanuma Bay! The house itself was almost perfect! It is very well stocked and was perfect size for our party of 7.
The only criticism I have is the dang air conditioning issue that you deal with with almost any rental in Hawaii. I picked this house based on location, reviews and the fact that it had AC!! The air in all the bedrooms worked beautifully and we slept soooo well. The beds were comfortable and closing the door made the temperature perfect. But the main area of the house where the kitchen, living room and dining area is located does not have AC. In the evening it was just simply too hot to enjoy sitting and talking while cooking. If this place had a hotel style AC unit in the living room it would be PERFECT! I know all about the sea breeze and opening the windows but in front of this house is a larger house that all but blocks the wind so it was just not comfortable in the evening time during our June stay.
The only other thing we noticed was the lack of washcloths. We couldn't find a single one but we also didn't call the owner which I am sure would have been very responsive as he was during the other communications. No big deal.
But our time was still spectacular because of, well, everything else. The washer and dryer, the provided beach gear and snorkeling gear as well as the hot tub, wifi, and fresh mangos from the tree daily.
The access to one of the most beautiful beaches I have seen is literally a half city block away. You MUST go for sunrise. Every day if you can as it is a different show every morning.
I SO wish we would have scheduled a day to just "be" at the house. Everyone wanted to stay but when we planned out trip I was trying to get us out of town as fast as possible. I will not make that mistake again. I will keep Oahu on the list. I will come back to this house and stay for a while. I just don't know when.
So Mahalo for renti"
Guest: Joseph S.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 22, 2015
"my daughter just graduated from UH, we wanted to surprise her with a beach house. The house was amazing, the owner was the sweetest person!! she made us feel like this was our place. From waking up super early to see the sunrise to the sunset, was just breathless!! Thank you janet, for making my daughter's dream come true!!"
Guest: Veronica V.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 22, 2015
"I found this wonderful place with my search for a place to stay away from the town,it was perfect for us . It was our first time staying at a place other than a hotel,we are looking forward to a return stay. We did feel the Ohana , and loved the dogs. Thanks"
Guest: Max A.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 25, 2015