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Makai Cottage - just steps to sand, surf and sun

Bedrooms 1
Space 360 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Studio in private home, gated neighborhood, steps to beach, private entrance

Literally only steps from Kailua Beach Park in a gated high end neighborhood! Go play in the surf and come home to shower off in the outdoor shower and take a nap on the crisp, fresh, white linens waiting for you. We are within easy walking distance to Buzz's Steak House, Kalapawai Market, Island Snow, Kailua Beach Rentals, Bob's Pizza, Lanikai and much much more. There is plenty of ample street parking. If none is available guests are allowed to park in our driveway. Netflix, Amazon on TV.

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About The Owner

I'm an easy going fun loving spirit. We love Hawaii and being able to offer a place for guests to enjoy what Hawaii has to offer is so much fun! We love to travel ourselves so we understand how important it is for our guests to feel at home when they are away. Cleanliness and being friendly are what we look for when we book places to stay so I make sure guest feel able to ask me for anything and that the room is fresh and clean!

Why The Owner chose Kailua

We feel extremely blessed to be able to live across the street from the beach! This house is a perfect set up for guests to have their privacy. The outdoor shower, private entrance and their own kitchenette makes it perfect for people to feel at home while they're here.

What makes this studio unique

We feel this room is unique because of its location. Second, it's in a newer home and is in a nice and secured neighborhood. Even though we are close to so many things it's still relatively quiet. We love living here and sharing our Hawaii with visitors!


Kailua Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 360 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Makai Cottage - just steps to sand, surf and sun
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
San Francisco, CA

Amazing stay in Kailua

  • 5 of 5

Misty was so great and made the stay perfect for us. She is so kind, welcoming, and informative. She definitely thought of all the details to make it "home" for us. She also gave us clear and detailed check-in instructions prior to arrival which was awesome and appreciated.

It is such a cute cottage and the space is perfect for 2 people. It is bright, airy, clean, and has both an AC & a fan! The bathroom is also very nice and modern with a big shower.

The location was absolutely perfect for us. We literally walked out of the gate and across the street to Kailua Beach Park to watch the sunrise in the morning and then walked 10 min or less over to Lanikai beach which was also amazing.

We had a short stay at the cottage but will definitely come back if staying in the Kailua area again.

Mahalo Misty!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aw! Hailey! You are so very sweet! Thank you so much for all your kind words. Kailua is indeed a very special place and I'm thankful I am able to create a very special place for people to relax at while they are here! We wish you two all the best and I hope you two are able to come back and stay here again! Mahalo, Misty
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This is a HAPPY PLACE!!

  • 5 of 5

Misty is such an amazing host! Very friendly and courteous. Gave us great suggestions on where to eat and things to do. The room is wonderful, it is so nice, perfect for a couple looking to get away for a few nights. My wife and I both highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice 1bed room

  • 4 of 5

Overall a clean nice room (not a cottage) in a bungalow with private bath very close to the best beaches in Oahu (very friendly host)

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hood River, Oregon

Adorable,clean,location location

  • 5 of 5

Misty and her husband were very nice. Location was perfect for beach access,biking to town and beaches was great on the bikes they provided. Would stay again

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was the best vacation we have ever had. The location is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed at our fingertips! Misty was an incredible host!!!

We used the bikes she supplied every single day! It was only a 10min bike ride into town. Misty also provided the beach chairs and large beach towels! The walk to the beach from Misty's house was literally 2min! I can't tell you enough how amazing the location was and we can't wait to go back!!! Also....the walk in shower was perfect! Thank you for being the bestest hostess ever Misty!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Intimate Beach Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Kailua Beach studio apartment was perfect! We loved the location and the amenities. Misty was lovely - so friendly and helpful! It was incredible to be able to just cross the street and be at the beautiful Kailua Beach Park.

We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kalapawai Market
Bob's Pizzeria
Bob's Pizzeria
Pizza Restaurant
K and K Bar B-Que Inn
Barbecue Restaurant
Lanikai Beach
Saeng's Thai Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
India Cafe Indian Restaurant & Catering
Indian Restaurant
Ninja Sushi
Grylt Kailua
Jamba Juice Kailua Village Shops
Juice Shop
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Bowles Burritos
Mexican Restaurant
Teddy's Bigger Burgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Morning Brew
Coffee Shop
Pieology Pizzeria, Kailua
Pizza Restaurant
Boots & Kimo's
Hawaiian Restaurant
Champa Thai of Kailua
Thai Restaurant
Mexico Lindo
Mexican Restaurant
Noboru Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
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Hawaiian Restaurant
Bella Bistro
Aloha Salads
Salad Shop
California Pizza Kitchen at Kailua Town Center
Pizza Restaurant
Mahaloha Burger
Hawaiian Restaurant
Anuenue Exquisite Tea
Maui Mike's Fire-Roasted Chicken
Chicken Restaurant
Crepes No Ka 'Oi
The Curb Kailua
Coffee Shop
Miyoshi Ramen
Chinese Restaurant
Hale Kealoha Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Yamas Mediterranean Cuisine
Mediterranean Restaurant
Brunch Restaurant
Nalu Health Bar & Cafe
Health Food Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Manoa Chocolate Hawaii
Chocolate Shop
Kim Chee Restaurant
Korean Restaurant
Bee & Tea
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Ba-Le Sandwich Shop
Vietnamese Restaurant
Saigon Noodle House
Vietnamese Restaurant
Waipuna Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Buona Sera
Italian Restaurant
Baci Bistro
Italian Restaurant
The Food Company
American Restaurant
Uahi Island Grill
Over Easy
New American Restaurant
Yen Yen Chinese Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
HNL, Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Buzz's Steak House
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Mid Pacific Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Buzz's Steak House
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Kailua Beach Park
Car: not necessary

Being right across from Kailua Beach Park is a great base for several local activities. Within easy walking distance is swimming, SUP, snorkeling, beach combing, restaurants, coffee shop, shopping, beach rentals and more! Easy walk to downtown Kailua with even more restaurants, shopping etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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