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Recent Makaha reviews

  • Wow, Turtles, Surf, Diving and More Oh My!

    "Ok so I started my Review title with WOW, that's because this home, it's location, the local town, grocery stores, and everything in between, was all that my wife and I could have hoped for. As seasoned travelers, we know what to expect...the unexpected right. As a master scuba diver for over 35yrs, I've seen plenty...never have I only to wade into an inlet such as (4) homes down from this place, and swim with sea turtle, or for that matter, lay in the sand next to them...AWESOME! Additionally, we were a bit hesitant on renting in a local only part of Oahu...let me take that notion away. With a full kitchen, and all the pots and pans needed, we shopped for groceries daily. Let me just say, the locals in the markets, went out of their way to help us. In fact, everywhere we went in this sleepy town, we were met with open arms. We're born and raised San Diego locals that live near the beach, and lots of fun. Well let me tell you, if you're coming as a couple, or a family, this home and neighborhood feels at home from the first day....make sure to visit the family fun night club "Rest Camp" yes i said that correctly. We had more fun dancing there than just about any joint we've ever been in...crazy fun. The band on Fridays as I understand is there each week, and they rock! Personally, I've been surfing since I was 13, however, the week we spent there, was what's called double overhead, and for me that's a bit too much. So, instead the wife and I went boogie boarding a stones throw away, where the surf was much much smaller. I mentioned boogie boarding, they have like 8 to choose from. Oh, another awesome...nothing like plugging in your favorite yoga tape, opening the sliders, and doing yoga to the sound of waves crashing against the sea wall, and the 75degree temp is breezing its way in...way cool! We would highly advise you to have a rental car. There's so much to see, and everything on the island is within an hour away. When we did want to get out, whether to town to shop or to Pipeline, Waimea Bay, and other locations, the drive was easy...but make sure to time it right, they like every place else in this world, has its commuter traffic, but it certainly wasn't Los Angeles rush hour. Overall, it was just what we wanted, and all we could ask for. Well I could have used a pizza pan...what can I say, I'm full Italian, and I love to cook. Aloha to you the reader. Mahalo to the owners who graciously rent their home."
    Guest: ADL Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 29, 2014
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  • Oceanfront Dream Vacation Home

    "We had a lovely time in the house. The location was awesome. The house was great. A few nights it was very hot but .... would have enjoyed having some more wine glasses. Really enjoyed the selection of books to read while there. The tidal pools were great to explore nice that the house had water shoes for walking and exploring the tidal pools. The house was as described. I would totally recommend this home to all."
    Guest: Wendy Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 25, 2014
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  • beautiful sunset and quiet beach setting away from crowd's

    "We stayed two weeks here and just returned home. We had a great time, very nice to have beach towels, umbrella, fins, snorkel, mask provided for use in the unit. The air in the morning was fresh, plumeria was full bloom so it had a nice sweet aroma. We liked the local feel and fact it was away from the hustle of the Honolulu area. We did drive into the city a few times but spent most if our time there at the property enjoying its great beach. I will recommend the property to family and friends going to the island. Read other review concerning wave and road noise but we only experienced the noise on the first night. We quickly became adjusted and the salt air made us sleep great at night. Stars and moon were a highlight since your away from the big city you can really appreciate the night sky. Thanks for allowing us to stay, we will be returning on our next visit to Oahu. Mahalo from shad & tanya from the Pacific Coast."
    Guest: Pacific Coast Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 14, 2014
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  • The Perfect Base Camp over Canada/USA July holidays

    "Away from the crowds of Waikiki and with easy access to other parts of the island this condo was the perfect 'base-camp' for all our activities. We are adventure seekers that love to explore & hike. But after a long day out traveling about, it's great to come back and cook our own meals and enjoy a quiet beach with only a few friendly locals for company. Everyday at sunrise from the balcony, we watched a family of turtles swim in the surf. Everyday hours before sunset we stayed in the ocean waiting for the green flash then headed to the pool for a final dip. Snorkeling is best along the left side where the turtles live. Waves pickup a little in the afternoon, but not as bad as some other places on the island. Plenty of snorkeling and beach gear in the condo - but we brought our own. There are a couple of boogie boards, chairs, umbrella, games, table-tennis, tennis rackets, and a ukulele! Kitchen is well stocked and very functional. The unit is smaller than what we are used to, but is perfect for a couple. The balcony is roomy and we had our meals there 50% of the time. Some construction was going on during our stay, so we just took off to relax at the beach downstairs. It also gets a little hot in the later afternoon (5-6:30) with the sun shining in on the condo. We used the AC when we first got there, but we soon acclimatized and only needed to have ocean breeze to keep us cool and content! Ko Olinda is about 20 minutes way (so is Costcos). It's nice to spend a day at the Ko Olinda Lagoons. You can go to the different hotels and get pampered during the day (along with the crowds) and then head back to the Condo for an evening swim. Travel to the Dole Plantation and North Point is also good, since you don't have to worry about driving in Waikiki traffic. Some good golf in the area, too (but we didn't go - as the beach outside the condo was too inviting each day!) FYI - You need a car. Also, if you are handicapped, getting into the water at the beach could be a little challenging, since there is a small steep area to get to the surf line (locals use that area as a toboggan run with their boogie boards!). Didn't go to any restaurants in the area (only at Ko Olinda). The Tamura market 2 miles down the street has everything you need grocery-wise, too. (Farmer's Mkt on Sat) Or simply stock up at Costco's on the way from the airport. All-in-all a great modest little place with great views, an excellent quiet beach, and friendly locals."
    Guest: Blaine L. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 9, 2014
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Makaha Travel Tips

Makaha Rentals to Visit “Old Hawaii”

Makaha rentals, located on the west coast of Oahu, are in the perfect location for experiencing “Old Hawaii.” The area is the sunniest and driest part of Oahu. Close to all Makaha condos, you will find hiking trails, championship golf courses and the famous Makaha Surfing Beach. With Makaha rentals, you can be close to the beach yet still have easy access to all other attractions available on Oahu.

Makaha Condos Are Where Experienced Surfers Find a Winter Wonderland

Makaha Beach is famous for its surfing and snorkeling. In winter, the surfing is definitely for the experienced. Makaha Beach is world-renowned for having the most challenging conditions in the whole of Hawaii. Near Makaha rentals, waves over 25 feet have been recorded during the winter months. During the summer, the sea surrounding Makaha condos is much calmer, making it a popular destination for scuba diving. Close to your Oahu lodging choice is one of the most popular destinations for diving, the Makaha Caverns, a series of arches, caverns, and overhanging ledges.

Makaha Rentals away from the Beach

Makaha is not all about the surfing and unspoiled white sandy beaches. In late winter, you may see whales passing by, or you may want to experience swimming with dolphins. A variety of restaurants are available to cover all tastes and budgets, close to all Makaha condos. If you fancy some time away from the beach, there are nearby golf courses, hiking trails and historic sites. The Waianae-Kaala Trail has been described as the best hikes in Oahu. Close to your Oahu lodging are historic sites including Oahu's best restored Hawaiian heiau (temple) located in Makaha Valley. Within easy reach of Makaha rentals are the Ko Olina Lagoons which are perfect swimming sites for children.

Oahu Lodging near Honolulu

The independent traveler can discover many other attractions close to Oahu lodging in Makaha. The more famous parts of Oahu are easily reached from your Makaha rentals, making for great day trips. Honolulu is a 45-minute drive away from Makaha condos and visitors will be able to visit the world-famous Waikiki Beach. Other must-see excursions include Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial. You could also visit the Pacific Aviation Museum, located on Ford Island.

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