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"Our blended family of 7 had an amazing stay on Oahu's North Shore in the "Blue Hawaiian" unit #149W.
The condo is very well equipped with everything you could possibly need for your stay. The Kitchen is the best stocked kitchen of any vacation rental we've ever booked. We had to use the broiler to cook our meat most evenings as neither of us are great with a charcoal BBQ and couldn't keep it lit well enough to actually cook. But that was more than fine.
There are 2 boogie boards, several chairs, sand toys and lots of beach towels for days exploring Oahu's beaches. Our favourite was Waimea Bay which is about 12 minutes by car. The beach at Turtle Bay was great too, especially for snorkeling and is about a 7-10 minute walk. I'm sure without kids you could make it in 5-7 minutes.
Our favourite day trips were into Haleiwa for shave ice and food trucks. We also ate at Pizza Bobs on our last evening and found it to be excellent value and great service. We loved Waimea Bay and could have spent every day there body surfing if the conditions allowed. We went to the Aloha Stadium swap meet for our souvenir shopping and then an afternoon on Waikiki beach as well as a day at Ko Olina. We much preferred the beaches on the North Shore. The Polynesian Cultural Centre was great too. Bring a Hawaii Entertainment Book with you and get a free admission. Many car rental companies also provide a coupon. We saved about $150 on admission by going this way. We didn't do the luau and didn't feel we missed out as we saw so much else. Turtle Bay has a free Luau show on Sunday nights at 7pm which was fun. We ate at Ola that evening and then headed up to the Point at the pool for the sunset, a drink and the show.
With numerous pools on the property it was great for the kids for night swimming. Just be warned, the paths to the pools aren't lot very well and we had a couple of falls off the pathways. This has nothing to do with the unit though. We just brought our iphones after our first experience. :)
With the windows open the condo is well ventilated. The trade winds cool it down for the most part. It was quite warm on a couple of our evenings so we used the fans as well. We never needed the air conditioning.
The unit was clean and well kept and provided excellent value for the money spent. If you're looking to do Hawaii on a budget but still feel comfortable this is it. Hit Costco on the H2 Highway on your way up and you're good to go!
Thanks for a great trip"
Guest: Carmen D.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 20, 2015
"We thought our unit 18a was great. Very comfortable. It has everything for cooking. We were there a month. Just a few units away and you are on the beach. Sunsets were great. This is a great place to stay after fighting g the traffic of Honolulu. The owners take care of any needs immediately. You must rent for a month-not too long. Nice pool, clean laundry room and friendly people. Mahal."
Guest: nana mDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 14, 2015
"Lovely views. Easily i could spend days sitting and enjoying the ocean in the view dock. When you are on the view dock, you are out front close to ocean, everything else is behind you.Our big group had a wonderful time. Very close to all north shore attractions. The house itself is not new or modern, but will give you cozy feeling. You could save lot of rental money by using beach toys/gears available at home. It was super easy and cool to deal with Steve. Thank you Steve."
Guest: RajDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 5, 2015