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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Absolutely Loved it...Hated to Leave it...MAHALO!!
"We booked our stay at Honu Hale 1 almost a full year ago after scouring the Homewaway listings for some time. We are a family of 5 with three teenage daughters, so to say that we're a picky family would be an understatement in the extreme.
We chose Honu Hale 1 for a number of reasons... The size of the home, it's location directly on the ocean, its amenities, including the washer and dryer, and the fact that it was close enough to Honolulu to make it accessible, but far enough away to feel like you were in a whole other world.
I cannot stress enough that every aspect of the home, the location and the experience was exactly as described in the listing. We had a number of conversations with the property managers in advance of booking, and between the booking and our arrival, Olivia and Heather could not have been more pleasant. Our arrangements were handled without any problem whatsoever, and with each interaction, they increased our excitement level.
Just before we arrived, Heather and Olivia handed us over to Linda, the local caretaker who answered every single question we had. She was in contact before and after our arrival, and responded quickly and completely to the couple of questions we had during our stay. We were in contact in advance of and after our departure. I wish we would have had the opportunity to meet her during our stay so we could have thanked her appropriately for her role in our wonderful Hawaiian vacation.
The hot tub is amazing...to sit in it and just look out to the ocean is something none of us will forget. All 5 of us used the ladder to climb down to the ocean (very easy), and it was fantastic. For beach days, we walked about 10 minutes up the road to find a completely uninhabited beach that we visited regularly. The only other souls we encountered were a couple of sea turtles in the water.
The absolute best feature of this home is the amazing roof deck. We used the deck every single day for breakfast. Sitting there, watching the sun come up and the day come to life nourished the spirit. Afternoon cocktails on the deck, watching skydivers and glider planes was the perfect way to bring an end to each day. As far as we could tell, this is THE ONLY HOME in the entire area to have such a deck. We felt extremely lucky. We may even have done a few yoga poses up there early in the morning.
The home was in excellent condition, and if we ever return to Oahu, we'll happily stay at Honu Hale 1 again."
Guest: Ditched the Kids and Took OffDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 13, 2015
"We have enjoyed this unit for the past few years and love the quiet, peaceful location. I love relaxing at the pool and watching the skydivers come floating back down to earth. We also enjoy watching the sunset from the sea wall. While it's 40 minutes from Honolulu, it's easy to plan a days outing if you want to shop and visit sites on the other side of the island. We enjoy watching the Banzai Pipeline surfing at Sunset Beach and visiting the shrimp and food trucks on the North Shore. The historic town of Haleiwia is just down the road and Waimaie Falls is not much farther. The unit is very comfortable for two and will accommodate more if needed. Everything you need is available, just bring your bathing suit!"
Guest: Alaskan FriendsDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 19, 2015
"What a wonderful, clean, comfortable cottage on the north shore. The cottage was well equipped with everything. We couldn't have found a better place to stay. The sounds of the ocean, the sunsets, the beautiful beach, the shooting stars, --- amazing!"
Guest: SandyDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 14, 2015