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Recent North Shore Oahu reviews

  • Mahalo for everything!

    "Tonight is our last night in the Sunset Hale, and we're sad to leave this place. We absolutely loved having this exquisitely tranquil vacation cottage to call home this week. During the day, we enjoyed being able to head out and explore the far flung corners of the island. And once our exploration was done, we happily returned to the peaceful North Shore. Both my husband and I have travelled the world, and it's through that lens that we both agree that the Sunset shake is special. We will be back."
    Guest: Karen P. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 13, 2015
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  • Perfect!

    "My partner and I stayed at this amazing humble abode. The jungle was our back yard and it was quiet and secluded given the North Shore location. The cooking, bathing and master bedroom were wonderful. We heard the sound of children upstairs occasionally, but for me that was like music. I highly recommend this gem as a romantic hide-away. The owners were kind and available but totally respected our desire for privacy. Mahalo!"
    Guest: Lucinda M. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 14, 2015
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  • Absolutely perfect!

    "There simply aren't enough words to describe how great this place was for my wife and me. This home matches the awesome North Shore vibe. Perfectly located next to all of the primary places we wanted to frequent...especially the beaches and Shark's Cove. The home is private and Mimi's right-hand Nate, who was next door was fantastic. On one occasion I had a challenge adjusting the bike lock and guessing the combo needed some lube. I told Nate in passing and he immediately took care of it. Speaking of bikes, the bike trails are a lot of fun, and we found ourselves using them as much as our car, especially to hit our favorite local food trucks. There are several things we loved, I would just add that a couple of my other favorites included the outdoor shower (hot water) and garage area for the Jeep. If you're reading this review, trust me and rent it. There wasn't a thing about it I didn't love, especially for a couple wanting to get away for a week! Listing is accurate and property is clean and in great condition. I don't think the listing has a photo of the bathroom or washing machine, but let me add that they are clean and in proper working order as well, in fact, that was another one of our favorite luxuries...having the washer/dryer! Thank you Mimi for making our Hawaii trip so special. We're coming back!"
    Guest: Tony B. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 19, 2015
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  • Enjoy living in a jungle on the beach!

    "You get the best of both worlds...lush foliage, sand and water. Who'd have guessed we would have the beauty of a jungle right on the beach! The carved antique bed is very comfortable as well as beautiful. Our hosts, Michael and Lelia were very accommodating...even sharing a pot of chili that is Michael's specialty! He is also an artist, and has delightful paintings hanging in the beach house. Close to everything. We will return!"
    Guest: David and Vickie Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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North Shore Oahu Travel Tips

Oahu's North Shore has been attracting visitors for years due to its beautiful beaches and panoramic views. The area that makes up the North Shore is between Ka'ena Point and Kahuku Point and is located 28 miles from Waikiki.

The weather in Oahu is warm so be sure to pack your summer clothes no matter what season you're visiting. Since it'll be cool in the evenings, you may want to consider bringing along a sweater or light jacket. The average temperature in Oahu is between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit when the summer air is warmer and drier. Although it cools down between December and March, the trade winds keep the temperatures comfortable throughout the year.

North Shore Attractions

The area is best known for its massive waves and surfers from all over the world flock there to test them out. If you want to find the best surfing spots on the North Shore, be sure to visit Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach. However, the most notable surfing spot is Ehukai Beach, also known as Banzai Pipeline. Annual surfing competitions are held at the North Shore including the Reef Hawaiian Pro, the O'Neill World Cup of Surfing and the Billabong Pipeline Masters. These three competitions make up the Triple Crown of Surfing. Even if you've never been surfing, there are several surf schools on the North Shore that can help you get acquainted with a long board.

If you visit Oahu's North Shore during the summer months, you can expect to see calm waters that are perfect for snorkeling, diving and swimming. The water is crystal clear and the beaches are among the most beautiful in the world, so spending a lot of time here during your trip is a must.

You'll want to check out Waimea Valley where there's a world class botanical garden at Waimea Falls. You can also visit ancient Hawaiian cultural sites and learn more about the islands. Waimea Valley offers a North Shore Eco Tour and the Hawaiian Hiking Company will take you off the beaten path on a privately guided hike through the Hawaiian rainforest. If you want to get a bird's eye view of the North Shore, take skydiving and glider rides at Dillingham Airfield.

Keana Point State Recreation Area features rare native plants and the opportunity to spot sunbathing seals. Although there is no shade or fresh water, the point is still a sight to see as there are picturesque views and the chance to see humpback whales spouting and breaching from November through March. Bringing along a camera to Keana Point State Recreation Area is a must due to the incredible views and wildlife.

Things to Do in North Shore

Haleiwa: Shopping and dining are just some of the many things you can enjoy in the town of Haleiwa. Women's clothing stores include Silver Moon Emporium, Island X Hawaii, Patagonia and Growing Keiki. There are also a number of surf shops including North Shore Boardriders Club, Tropical Rush and Strong Current where you can pick up your gear as you get ready for surfing lessons. If you want to grab a bite to eat in Haleiwa, be sure to stop by Opal Thai. This food truck is one of the best in town and offers a unique dining experience. You'll find what some may argue is the best shrimp on Oahu at Macky's Kahuku Sweet Shrimp Truck. Don't fight off the urge to sink your teeth into a delicious cupcake. Waialua Bakery offers delectable desserts as well as healthy sandwiches.

Mokuleia Beach Park: While in the North Shore, don't forget to check out Mokuleia Beach Park, the filming location for the popular television show "Lost." The park is located on a remote part of the island's northwest point and is 10 miles from the nearest store. This isolated area looks like a deserted island, and is surrounded by turquoise water and powder white sand. Expect to encounter sea turtles and other marine life. You can spend a whole day without seeing another individual at this picture-perfect secret find.

Puu O'Mahuka Heiau: This viewpoint and religious site offers panoramic views from a bluff located high over Waimea Bay. Puu O'Mahuka Heiau is on the National Register of Historic Places and was once the site of human sacrifices. The land of Puu O'Mahuka Heiau covers 2 acres and historians believe it may have been constructed as early as the 1600s. Today, there is a path that leads you to Heiau and the stone walls that outline it.

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