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
Recent North Shore Oahu reviews
"We had an amazing time at the property. We've stayed at this property before, and the remodel is a MAJOR improvement. You can't beat the location. We spent hours at the beach and didn't see a soul (except for the models at a photo shoot...nice!!) It's the nicest beach that we have visited, and it's just outside the back door. It is rare to find a house on the beach that has so many bedrooms and bathrooms. Tonya is always helpful. I'm glad the property is available again. We stayed someplace else last years and it wasn't as nice. See you again soon."Guest: Forever Fam Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: December 9, 2014View listing
"I travelled to Honolulu to have a family reunion and I took some days up the coast. This condo was perfect for two of us traveling with 2 very comfortable beds in different rooms and an outstanding view of quite a private beach. There were very few people on the beach so it was lovely and felt like it was ours. The most important part of this review is what happened after we left. I got confused by the billing on my credit card statement from an esquare company from someone from California (having forgotten that the owner lived there) and cancelled the payment, My goodness, when I realized I had messed up I tried to stop the cancellation but it took months to work out for whatever reasons. I will have to say that the owner of this property was gracious, helpful, kind and above all.. patient. He is someone you can trust and depend on so feel free to book this condo knowing you are in good hands and enjoy a marvelous time on the beaches of Hawaii."Guest: Deb Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: July 11, 2014View listing
"My husband and I have been here 5 days as we wanted to wrap up our Hawaii Island trip on Oahu but away from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu. This is the perfect place with everything you need. One of the best VRBO's we have stayed at and we have stayed at about 20 or so. Kitchen is large and stocked with every detail you might need -- even a crock pot! Very quiet here and great golf on the two courses here. You get a discount as a guest. Shark cove and turtle beach are 10 minutes down the road...quiet beaches or busy beaches are everywhere depending on your tastes. We stayed here in August and with the high speed large ceiling fans, we did not even need AC. Try it, you'll love it!"Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 29, 2014View listing
"Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: It was super cool. Awesome location. I surfed Lani's everyday and even got to watch the Billabong Pipe Masters and Triple Crown at Sunset Beach (less than 5 mins by car). On the last day, Waimea Bay was breaking and I had the opportunity to watch 7 pro surfers on one board! Supsquatch 4 lyfe. That was the coolest thing ever."Guest: Brian Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 13, 2014View listing
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.