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Luxurious Ocean Front Condo with Wrap Around Lanai

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,240 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom Corner Unit, Wrap Around Lanai,1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4)


Welcome to Unit 1208 in Paradise. The unit itself is tastefully decorated and comes with all of the creature comforts of home. It is a one bedroom corner unit, with a king size bed, writing table, wall mounted TV, large walk-in closet with an en suite bathroom. Additional sleeping (queen sized bed) is provided by a new soft leather pull out couch located in the living room with a half bath in the main living space.

Our linen and towels are high quality that are sure to enhance your comfort.

The unit has its own washer and dryer, dishwasher, and air conditioning unit. Home cooking is a vital part of our life and as such, we have made sure to stock the kitchen just like back home, with ample knives, cutting boards, quality pots and pans, salad spinners, bakeware, cookware etc. While cooking your supper after a long day on the beach, enjoy the sounds of the ocean while enjoying the fabulous view. With our luxurious high top table and chairs on the lanai, enjoy your supper while watching the beautiful sunset. This is also a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee and breakfast, and a great place to count the number of turtles surfacing in the bay. If you wish to watch the sunrise, simply head out to the walkway on the other side of building (immediately out the front door of the unit) and watch the sunrise over the Makaha Valley Mountains. The unit comes complete with big screen TV, DVD player, cable and free wifi. We recently added a landline which allows you to call local and in North America. You won't be disappointed!


This property is on the west coast of Oahu in Wai'anae, away from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu. This CORNER unit is located on the 12th floor of the Hawaiian Princess condo building and overlooks a deserted 1 km stretch of breathtaking beach on Lahilahi point (turtle point).


There is always room on the nearly deserted beach, a beach which words can do no justice (see attached pictures). The area is great for snorkeling (lots of fish, turtles, and more), swimming, or just playing around in the waves. Every day, you will see tourist boats troll the shores in search of whales...yes, this means you will see whales breaching the surface of the water from the comfort of the beach or your lanai. If you are looking for adrenaline pumping excitement, then look no further as the surf can get fairly large at times as the adjacent beach (Makaha beach) routinely holds surfing competitions. You can rent surf boards, boogie boards, bikes, paddle boards, kayaks, etc. from the local shops (5 minutes away) and can take surf lessons at the nearby army beach. There are options close by where the waves are tame (due to a breakwater) and the water is shallow (Pokai Beach) if you are traveling with little ones, or if you want to venture a little further away (20 minute drive), check out the lagoons located at the Disney Resort at Ko Olina. There are nearby hikes (i.e. mountain ranges, flatland hike to Albatross breeding ground), reasonably priced golf courses and many other local treasures to enjoy (i.e. restaurants, deep sea fishing, etc.). If you wish to do any major sight seeing, everything is only a car ride away (i.e. Hanauma Bay, sky diving, paragliding, etc.).

The grounds boast a beautiful pool and hot tub surrounded by chaise lounges where you can bask in the sun if you want a break from the beach and surf. There is a tennis court open to all guests and a common barbecue area (with 2 large Weber grills), complete with picnic benches.

More Details

Brenda Ledding
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

Why Brenda Ledding chose Mākaha

My husband Ted and I (Brenda) come from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. With our frigidly cold winters, we opted for a Hawaiian vacation in 1982 and stayed in touristy downtown Waikiki. We visited the Hawaiian Princess condo only to obtain a free box of pineapples (we were young newlyweds and just starting out our careers). We joke that this was the best pineapple investment we have ever made, as we have been here ever since! It quickly evolved into our little piece of paradise and 35 years, later it has become a place where our children and grandchildren return to on an annual basis to build memories and call their second home.

We are truly blessed to have found this hidden treasure, here at the Hawaiian Princess, and we look forward to sharing it with you. We hope that if you do stay, you will fall in love with it like we have and that your memories be as treasured as ours.


Mākaha Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 12
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1240 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Books ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub


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(21 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Ocean Front Condo with Wrap Around Lanai
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Newfolden, MN

Exceptional Condo! Everything you need for an amazing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I can’t begin to tell you how amazing this place is. Brenda and Tom know exactly what you will need while you are here. Everything was beyond our expectations! From the bedding to the towels to the swim gear this place has it all. This unit is like staying in a five star resort! The beach is the best beach on the island for sure. Highly recommend this place to anyone looking to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu. Shopping for necessities is also nearby, so no worries! Check to see what is in the condo before you buy anything because there is so much here! Mahalo Brenda and Tom

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo, incredible view, lovely beach. Would definitely come back.

  • 5 of 5

Spent 3 quick but very relaxing days at this spacious Hawian Princess condo and had a great time! Wish we could have stayed a little longer. The Deck, which wrapped around the corner, had incredible views of the beach and valley and offered great sunset viewing! Condo is very well equipped with everything that a visitor needs. The Beach chairs, beach towels, small coolers and other beach accessories were all available. The kitchen had everything you needed to fix meals. The town is not a fancy tourist town & has a friendly local feel. There are a few restaurants and a few grocery stores close by. Took surfing lessons from Danny at Westside Surfing - and he had daughter and friend up and riding waves right off the bat. Snorkeled along the break wall at Pokai Beach Park and swam some gentle surf at the end of the road at Keawaulu Beach. Most locals recommended to never leave valuables in car or unattended at beach - but that is always a good rule to follow wherever you are.. Would recommend this get away to anyone for its great value, off the tourist track location, incredible beach and unbeatable oceanside view!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kathy for the wonderful review. You were able to describe so accurately many of the things we and our guests love when visiting. It really is a great place just to be. So glad that your daughter and her friend were able to get surf lessons. The waves can be so much fun. Glad they were able to enjoy them. Please visit us again anytime. We loved having you as our guests. Brenda
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Honolulu, HI

Beautiful condo with mesmerizing views!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights staying at Brenda's beautiful condo and we all had a WONDERFUL time. The unit was nice, clean and beautifully furnished. The views were spectacular! Watching the sunset from the balcony eating some fresh grilled BBQ is what a Hawaiian vacation about. The beach was just a few steps away. We will definitely come back here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Hiep for the wonderful review. It is always so special to hear that our guests enjoy our little piece of paradise as we do. We also appreciate the wonderful pictures you took while on your stay. They will be a great addition on our web page. We look forward to your family's return. Mahalo, Brenda
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Best lanai and view ever!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I had a wonderful week in Brenda and Ted’s gorgeous condo. The entire building’s community spirit was a revelation. Everyone is super friendly and of course very happy, for who wouldn’t be when you’re living in such a beautiful spot? I love the layout of this unit and especially the extra half bath. With the foam top for the pullout sofa being very heavy and awkward to move, we left the bed extended which required some moving of furniture and isn’t the best arrangement but worked ok for us. This place would be perfect for a couple. In fact, I’d like to bring my husband next time. The location is a little out of the way but as long as you have a car, everything you need is within reach. Or just never leave the condo or beach! The kitchen is well stocked and there’s a wonderful market within a five minute drive. But best of all, Brenda is an incredible hostess and has thought of everything you could need and also very responsive when one emails her. You can’t go wrong with this place! We loved it.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really gorgeous condo with all the amenities everything you need is inside!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lori Lynn for the great review. Glad you enjoyed our condo and beach as much we do. Hope you get to visit us again soon. Mahalo Brenda
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An amazing find with matching view!

  • 5 of 5

We only needed to stay two nights as an extended layover to Australia. We we're overwhelmed by the natural beauty of the island view, the clean beach and the spectacular sunsets from the lanai with cocktails in hand. The pull out couch came in very handy for our 7 year old, the kitchen stocked with all implements and the closets even had beach supplies. The water pressure of the shower could be improved but wasn't deal breaking. In town we found some mind blowing poke at Aloha Poke and and all in all wish we could have stayed for much longer.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Christine for the very nice review. Glad that you were able to enjoy all the things that still amaze us each time we are there. I am not sure what was happening with the shower but will get our manager to go and check it. Thanks for the feedback. It allows us make sure all is working well. Enjoy your next part of the vacation. We hope you get to visit us again some time. Mahalo, Brenda
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Administration Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.97%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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