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Recent Makaha reviews
Comfortable Digs on a Truly Spectacular Beach
"This is my honest appraisal of this one-bedroom Hawaiian Princess condo on Makaha Beach, written for the benefit of future renters. I was there for 11 nights in February 2015.
The 180+ degree unobstructed view from the lanai is Truly Spectacular. The broad, deep beach is one of the best on the island. That includes 5-star sunsets! The beach has clean, golden brown “sesame seed” sand and was practically deserted. Very Few people were out on the beach the entire time I was there, and about half were surfers I watched from my lanai.
The condo is on the small side, approx 450-550 sf, but was completely comfortable and adequate for 2 adults. The kitchen was extremely clean, well-equipped and perfectly maintained. Furnishings were attractive and in fine condition. Plenty of linens and beach gear. Condo and lanai were private, in terms of both sight and sound. Wifi was fine for email and there was an option to upgrade the internet service, for a small fee. If you need a wired connection, router is in the unit. There is a large, flat-screen TV with HDTV and HDMI inputs (I used it as a computer monitor).
Staff and owners were personable, responsive and helpful. Owners live elsewhere. Facility included secure entry, tennis courts, an outdoor pool and toasty warm outdoor hot tub.
The surrounding area had only a few good attractions and restaurants; however, I recommend visiting “Kahumana Farm” (~3 miles away) for locally grown, organic groceries and restaurant. Try to go for dinner on the First Friday of the month, if your trip dates coincide, for a fun night of free live music and other entertainment. They also offer inexpensive daily yoga classes. For other groceries, I liked Tamura Market.
Traffic entering and leaving the Makaha/Waianae area was frequently heavy. For this reason, I would Not recommend this condo as a base for sightseeing beyond the immediate area.
There were zero insect, noise or privacy problems here."
Guest: margueritesfeetDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 14, 2015
"Great place to stay with a large group. We were 11 in total, 2 couples and 7 teenagers/young adults and we had lots of room in this 1400 sq foot home. Beautiful oceanview from the lanai. We really enjoyed coming back to this haven after sight seeing around the island or after playing in the water at Aki's Cove and Yokohama Beach. We'd definitely recommend to those who wish to be out of the hustle and bustle of city life."
Guest: Marie-Paule S.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 3, 2015
"We stayed here from Jun 4th - 12th, '15. It's a great house. We had no issues. All was as advertised. My damage deposit was returned immediately upon our return to South Carolina (I had it the next week) even though the owner herself was traveling. She was very responsive to email. We liked it being a little ways from downtown because it kept us all together as a family. We had multiple kids/wife/older kids... that if we'd stayed downtown they would have scattered but because we stayed a little ways away... we usually ended up eating here. The pool was clean and nice. The laundry was good to have. The outdoor shower was nice. The area surrounding the house was a working class neighborhood but we felt very safe w/o issue. We would gladly come back especially at the affordable price. If you go... the best thing we found on the island was powered hang gliding w/Paradise Air... be sure and check it out as well as surfing lessons. We hope to visit your house again, Cynthia. Well done. Thanks."
Guest: ChuckDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 21, 2015
"We stayed here for the Christmas holiday and had a great time. The Tower had a fantastic view. Two of the best beaches are just down the road. The owner's were great to work with and made our stay great. You have several good restrant near by. The gounds and pool where so nice. The staff at the complex were very friendly and helpful. We will deffenent stay here again."
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 10, 2015