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Recent Punaluu property reviews

  • Surpassed our expectations

    "This is definitely one of the nicest places we have ever stayed at. The owners have provided everything you could ever need for your stay and more. The location is fantastic with views of the ocean in front and the mountains to the side. We went snorkeling every morning and evening viewing many different types of fish there is a reef in front which breaks the waves and makes it a great place to do this. There are stores very close and we found Tamuras market to be very well stocked with some of the best prices for groceries on the island. The polynesian centre is very close as are numerous beaches and food side stands and markets. It is very well situated for driving any where with Waikiki and Honolulu only about 45 minutes away if you are so inclined we went to get away from the crowds so we mostly went up island. If you like shopping be sure to visit Haleiwa there are some wonderful stores there and some lovely beaches.The Dole plantation is within an hour drive and the scenery along these drives is wonderful. We would definitely recommend this property to our friends and family everything is as described in fact we were pleasantly surprised to find a fairly well equipped fitness centre on the main floor. If you are going for a romantic getaway or want to just get away from the crowds and do some sight seeing this is the perfect getaway. Thanks to Damien for sharing this wonderful condo,"
    Guest: Mike/Wendy Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 5, 2014
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  • Excellent property

    "The apartment is surprisingly roomy and has beautiful views of mountains and the sea. The adjacent beach offers decent snorkeling for beginners and kids. The only complaint is that the wind was very persistent, which I understand is common for this area. Overall, definitely recommended."
    Guest: Travelot Date of Stay: February 2013 Review Submitted: February 23, 2013
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  • Such a great vacation experience!

    "My family and I stayed in Barbara's condo for a week and a half. This was our first vacation rental experience. I wish we could have stayed longer! Getting to the condo: The directions on how to get into the condo were so direct and easy. Not a single hitch. Barbara made sure to email me all the info needed. GPS made finding the condo and navigating Oahu so easy. Cons: None The condo: Walking into the condo, we found it to be very fresh and clean, an absolutely great first impression. The condo has been nicely decorated and remodeled well. Another plus? No insects. I expected to see a roach or a few ants (being in the tropics) but aside from a single earwig my husband saw in the bathroom, there were none. (Even though we left food out on the counter) Furniture is comfortable (even the sofabed was firm enough for a restful sleep). Plenty of bath/beach towels and bed linens. The condo had everything we needed and more. The washer and dryer was SO handy especially since we were travelling with kids. The dryer does vent into the unit - just use it while you're out. Coming from a cooler climate, I worried about not having A/C. The trade winds on this upper floor are amazing. I opened the bedroom window and the patio sliding door and the breeze literally flows through the whole place. It keeps the unit pretty cool - but you must have those things open for the breeze to keep flowing. Right after hurricane Iselle came through, we had a couple of days with little breeze so the unit did get warm. The road noise can be loud in the bedroom at night also. Cons: somewhat weak water pressure in the shower, no A/C, road noise Beach: For me and my family, this is the best beach on the island. It is never crowded...ever. I have two young kids who don't know how to swim and they LOVED this beach - even the smallish waves. The water is shallow quite a way out, soft sandy bottom until you hit the rocky part, when you go out at low tide, the water is so gentle and calm and clear, it is like a pool. If you stand still, you can see small fish. Perfect for kids. Snorkeling is good and there are turtles not far out, we saw their heads poking up once in a while. Cons: None You won't beat the price, location, beach view or comfort of this condo. This side of the island is so relaxing - no city craziness. None of the "cons" would detract us from staying again. We had ZERO problems in this condo on our fabulous family vacation, we had such a wonderful time. Thank you!!"
    Guest: Andrea D. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • My heart remains in Hawaii

    "To the owners and caretaker of this property. Thank You. Everything was perfect for our two week stay. You all go above and beyond for your visitors. We could have peace and quite when we wanted it, all the site seeing and excitement is near by. We would recommend your property to anyone wishing for a great place to stay. The view off the lanai is beyond beautiful. One of the attractions we enjoyed the most was the Chiefs Luau, so much so we went twice. When we are able to come back you will be the first people we contact. Be well Darlene"
    Guest: Darlene B. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 9, 2014
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Punaluu Travel Tips

Get Your Slice of Heaven: Punaluu Vacation Rentals

Punaluu vacation rentals are located in a relatively quiet and thinly populated area on the North Shore of Oahu. There is, however, a year round population of green sea turtles on Punaluu beach, which is quite distinct as it is a black sand beach. There are also nearby marshlands that are home to exotic species of birds. Solitude, sea turtles, black sand beaches, and gorgeous birds: this may truly be a slice of heaven.

Punaluu Vacation Rentals Offer the Perfect Private Getaway

For people who lead busy lives and spend many of their days working with many other people and interacting with groups of people, solitude is sometimes the best treat. Punaluu vacation rentals can offer solitude and peace to the weary. In fact, the town only has one small commercial center. Otherwise, the area is quiet with few people but a great deal of wonderful nature to appreciate. Punaluu vacation rentals come in all sizes, for people who just want to get away by themselves as well as people who are traveling in larger groups.

Punaluu Condos: Perfect 'for Medium and Small Travel Groups'

Not everyone needs to stay in one of the big, sprawling North Shore Oahu beach rentals. Punaluu condos are great for groups of two to five people. They are usually perfect for couples and smaller families. Sometimes, couples vacationing together will rent adjacent Punaluu condos instead of splitting North Shore Oahu beach rentals.

For larger groups, there are much bigger North Shore Oahu beach rentals that can comfortably sleep over one dozen people. This larger size is best for big families, large traveling groups, and family reunions. For people who need even more space, it is sometimes possible to rent large adjacent houses that can accommodate numerous branches of the family.

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