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Recent Makaha reviews
"We selected Richard & Celeste's condo as the photos on VRBO were beautiful! After speaking with them, we booked our trip and thoroughly enjoyed our time in their remodeled condo! Both Richard & Celeste were extremely friendly and made the booking easy. When we arrived, the unit was very clean and tastefully furnished, inside and out. The unit has a stunning few of the ocean and beaches on either side of the complex. The kitchen has nice plates, glasses, cutlery, as well as great pots & pans. No air conditioning was needed as the condo has very nice air flow. In fact, we seldom used the living room ceiling fan. The bedroom has a very comfortable queen size bed, and a perfectly situated fan mounted on the wall, for air flow at night when needed. The grounds and common areas at the Makaha Shores complex are very well maintained, and the pool area is quiet and private. Makaha Beach is truly amazing, as written up in the February 2015 National Geographic article, it is a place to experience the true Hawaii. After visiting Makaha Shores, we don't want to vacation anywhere else, and, after staying in Richard & Celeste's unit, we don't want to stay in any other unit but theirs'. A huge thank you to Richard & Celeste for making our holiday so special! We are already looking forward to staying in your condo April 2016."
Guest: Sharon & Walt Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 16, 2015
"Our vacation was fantastic! What a lovely, uncrowded beach. The views were just awesome. The condo was completely renovated, furnished, and just beautiful. Kathy was very prompt when responding to our needs and questions.This is a hidden jewel and we highly recommend it. The only downside was the traffic but once you get to the condo and beach, it is SO worth it. We sat out on the beach each night as tide rolled it. It was mesmerizing - loved it!! We were on the fifth floor and slept with the lanai doors open each night. We fell asleep to the ocean waves lulling us to sleep. We will definitely stay there again. Thanks Kathy!!"
Guest: Mark & Shelley C.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 4, 2015
"The condo was everything that it was supposed to be. The views were spectacular. There are a few maintainence things that could be taken care of (left sliding glass door, right screen door and handle for shower is hard to shut off). These 3 small items did not in any way deminish or pleasure staying here. I would stay here again. I would highy recommend this condo."
Guest: Richard C.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 15, 2015
"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