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Beachfront Country Hawai'i Home, Peaceful Location & VIEWS VIWES VIEWS!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1-Story House: 2 Bedrooms + 2 Extra Long Twin Beds, (Sleeps 4-6)

WE ARE LITERALLY ON THE BEACH!

E Komo Mai (Welcome) to Paradise!

We pride ourselves on being “hands on” owners. Although we do not live on location, we do our best to be available 24/7 for our guests' needs & requests. Our homes are fully furnished with everything you need for an ideal Hawaiian vacation!

YES! Hawaii 5-0 filmed at our property for Season 6: Episode 1 & the infamous Magnum PI house are less than a 1/2 mile away!

Makapu'u hale is decorated with comfortable & charming island decor & is perfectly air-conditioned w/ Fujitsu A/C units. The home has been recently renovated and features large, open concept kitchen and amazing ocean views from the living room area. Our guests enjoy dining island style on the large outdoor deck area with sweeping views of the crystal blue ocean. We are a secured & gated property!

When you step outside on your lanai (porch), you’ll discover the enticing ocean breezes & VIEWS of 7 ISLANDS including: Lanai, Molokai, Mañana aka Rabbit Island, Kaohikaipu aka Black Rock Island, Mokulua Islands & Moku Manu Island…! You can see the Hawaiian sunrise every single day of the year from our semi-private pier… Plan your days at the beach snorkeling, sea shell hunting or just lounging & sunbathing then enjoy a rinse off in your outdoor hot water shower after you're done. We provide you with a washer & drier in home with laundry soap to keep your beach clothes clean for the next adventure!

Designated parking available for 2 vehicles

The lush yard of tropical delights including swaying coconut trees & tropical flowers, like the native-Hawaiian “half-flower” Naupaka & red ginger, kid- & adult-friendly swings, ozonated hot tub, sitting benches & hammocks are for your pleasure! We welcome you to check out our tree house’s spectacular view :)

We invite you to sleep comfortably on our quality mattresses & high thread count cotton sheets.

A charcoal BBQ pit with a complimentary bag of self-starting charcoal is provided for all your outdoor cooking needs.

Our Beachfront Villas are breathtaking & you will not want to leave… A common refrain from our guests is “it’s better than the pictures!!!” Come experience our little slice of “Heaven on Earth…”

NEED SOMETHING SMALLER / LARGER OR NEED ADDITIONAL SPACE? ASK US ABOUT OUR OTHER PROPERTIES IN THE AREA! We can sleep up to 20 guests at our Beachfront Villas location & 12 guests at our Alaihi Street location. CALL TODAY TO FIND OUT MORE!! WE CAN'T WAIT TO INTRODUCE YOU TO OUR HOMES :)

Keywords:

Beachfront, House, Air-Conditioned, Open-Air, Upstairs, King-Sized Bed, Foldout Bed, Washer, Drier, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Parking, Serenity, Home Away from Home, Waimanalo, Lanikai, Kailua, Hawaii Kai, Hanauma Bay, Mountains, Ocean, Beaches, Golf Courses, BBQ, Dining Area, Lanai / Porch, Island Style, Pristine, Country, Close to Town, Beautiful, Unforgettable, Honeymoon, Hammock, Hot Tub…

*Holiday rates may apply

*Nightly rates may vary depending on time of stay, time of booking, occupancy, and any applied discounts.

*Strict 'No Pets' policy enforced

TAT Tax ID: W66794751-01

More Details

Property Manager
Vickie Groten
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Vickie Groten

I grew up in Waimanalo and raised my 3 children there as well. Our family enjoys Surfing, Kayaking, Boogie Boarding, Sailing, Fishing and long walks on the beach.We love and respect the ocean and we hope you and your family will enjoy this beautiful home as much as we do! We feel blessed to be able to spread the ALOHA and share this unique corner of paradise with guests from all over the world!

Vickie Groten purchased this house in 1972

Why Vickie Groten chose South Oahu

My family and I cherish the community of Waimanalo and the ability to get away from the city and enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside, unwind on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and still be minutes away from great restaurants, shopping, the cinema and all major Hawaii attractions.

Mahalo nui loa for visiting Waimanalo, Hawai'i :)

What makes this house unique

See our REVIEWS! This home is a rare gem because of the location, amazing amenities, quiet & comfort, history, VIEWS & pleasant home-away-from-home comforts :) COME VISIT TODAY!

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our second time staying in this house & I would never want to stay anywhere else! We love the views & seeing the turtles every day. Thank you!!! We will be back for sure! It's beautiful here & very relaxing!
Feb 2014
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Map

Sea Life Park
Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Trail
Waimanalo Beach Park
Roy's Hawaii Kai
Whole Foods Market
Kailua Beach Park
Kailua Sailboards and Kayaks
Lanikai Beach
Kalapawai Cafe & Deli
'Ai Love Nalo
Keneke's
Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Makapu‘u Beach Park
Costco
Hanauma Bay Marine Preserve
Koko Marina Center
Chief's Lu'au at Sea Life Park
Olomana Golf Club - Restaurant
Lanikai Pillbox Trail
Kona Brewing Company
Cockroach bay
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Honolulu International Airport ~ 25 minutes away
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Kona Brewing in Hawaii Kai & Kalapawai in Kailua
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Hawaii Kai Golf Course / Olomana Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
Kalanianaole Hwy: 2 Lanes Take You Around O'ahu!
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
LOCAL restaurants in Waimanalo, Kailua & Hawaii Ka
Nearest Beach
Your front yard!
Car: recommended

Our homes offer the best of both worlds: old Hawaiian style cottage living with all the modern amenities needed (plus more!). We provide authentic island style accommodations right on the beach, away from the hustle & bustle of Waikiki. We are in the small country town of Waimanalo, but are still just 15 minutes to Kailua Beach & Lanikai Beach, 25 minutes to Honolulu Town & Diamond Head, 45 minutes to Pearl Harbor & a 1 hour drive to the infamous North Shore. Waimanalo is home to one of the World’s most beautiful beaches as well as a few locally owned & operated restaurants & shops.

When you look out your window or step out onto your lanai (porch); you’ll see a heavenly view of Rabbit Island & the infamous Waimanalo ocean blues plus the majestic Ko’olau Mountain Range! Stroll down to your front yard & hunt for sea glass & seashells because you are ON the beach… There are 3 homes on this gorgeous property- each offering it's own unique experience to our guests.

Enjoy your morning coffee (we recommend Hawai’i-grown Kona) & sunrise on our private pier, on one of our hand-made benches or even on your lanai (porch). Be sure to be on the lookout for our Hawaiian sea turtle ohana! The endangered “Honu” aka Hawaiian Sea Turtles love playing in the crashing waves of the Pacific…

During winter months (December to March) keep your eyes open for Humpback Whales!

Waimanalo Beach offers some of the SAFEST swimming & MOST SUPERB snorkeling in the Hawaiian Islands! The natural reef & plentiful native corals & fish provide protection to our coastlines & a plethora of color under the sea, sure to captivate you & your family… Some favorite guests seen from our pier include: the State Fish; Humuhumunukunukuapua’a & State Mammal; the endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal. We provide snorkels, fins & masks plus fishing gear upon request.

Waimanalo Bay Beach & Makapu’u Beach, both world-renowned for body surfing & are two of Oahu’s top boogie boarding beaches for beginners, are less than 2 miles from our Beachfront Villas PLUS we provide boogie boards for your use so you’re all good to go!

We LOVE our FREE CONCIERGE services from SeekSpot! Ask us or our SeekSpot Ohana about: Hiking, Beach-Combing, Meditation, Outdoor or Indoor Yoga, Scuba Diving,

Mountain Climbing, Horse-Back Riding, Sailing, Whale Watching, Bird Watching, Scenic Drives, Surfing, Paddling, Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, Golf or Minature Golf, Waterfalls, Sauna & Spa, Botanical Gardens, Restaurants, Shopping, Site-Seeing, Luaus, Historical Museums & MORE!

You’re in the perfect location to explore these activities & so much more without compromising authentic Hawaiian paradise & serenity!

Whether this is your 1st or 50th stay here in Hawai’i, we guarantee you’ll be impressed & won’t want to wait to book your next stay! Our guests all state… THE PICTURES DON’T DO OUR HOMES JUSTICE! :)

Amenities

Hawaii Kai House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bathrooms (1 COMBO shower / bath & 1 WALKIN shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • (1) King Sized Bed & (1) Cal. King-Sized Bed + (2) Convertible Extra Long Twin Beds: Sleeps (4-6) Guests. Multiple Couches & Seating Available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sailboat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Keywords: Beachfront, House, Air-Conditioned, Open-Air, Upstairs, King-Sized Bed, Foldout Bed, Private, Washer, Drier, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Parking, Serenity, Home Away from Home, Waimanalo, Lanikai, Kailua, Hawaii Kai, Hanauma Bay, Mountains, Ocean, Beaches, Golf Courses, BBQ, Dining Area, Lanai / Porch, Island Style, Pristine, Country, Close to Town, Beautiful, Unforgettable, Honeymoon, Hammock, Hot Tub…

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average rating of 4.9122806 based on 71 reviews
Washington
5

Charming Bunglaw with Incredible Views

  • 5 of 5

Makapu'u is a 2 bedroom 2 bath traditional Hawaiian bungalow right on the oceans edge with unobstructed views for miles. This charming bungalow is like stepping back into time with modern amenities. There is a large modern and updated kitchen as well as the main bathroom. The first thing when we pulled in the driveway were the views! It doesn't get any better than this and you are right on the edge of the ocean. From the covered patio or the large windows across the front of the house there are views! We spent the majority of our ten days here sitting on the patio watching the whales. We even had a monk seal swim right up to us one day and we watched him from the edge of the property. Beach towels, beach chairs, snorkel gear, beach toys for kids are all available in the sheds provided. I heard there was some update in snorkel equipment planned and we mentioned to them that items were broken. The management of this property is very accessible and I am sure if we asked for some other snorkel gear they would of accommodated us. Makapu'u and the other two houses that are a part of this compound have their own small beach and pier. The houses and the gardens are maintained beautifully with pride of ownership. Makapu'u is the last and most private of the three houses. It has it's own little fenced yard and vegetation landscape that provides privacy while on the patio and the hot tub (which also has views of the ocean!) You do share a driveway and parking area with the two other houses, but since this house is the last of three on the drive, no one comes into your yard. We met the couples and families that stayed in the other homes and found everyone to be friendly and great neighbors. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was well stocked. The owner of the properties (Mike and his dog Kawala) usually come by once a day to check on things like the hot tubs and any other maintenance items that need to be done. Because of his attention to his properties is why they are in such great condition. I should also mention they have top notch cleaners and it was spotless inside too when we arrived. Mike has a catamaran anchored out front, I highly recommend asking him about booking a sail out to Rabbit Island. Mike is an expert sailor and his family has lived on the Island for generations. He is very knowledgeable and very entertaining! There is noise from the road traffic behind the house so don't expect complete tranquility but this house is absolutely worth it!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your kind words! You were an absolute joy to have as our guests, and we love how you treated the home as your own! I hear rumors you may be back again :) we certainly hope so! We are currently replacing a lot of our snorkel gear and as well as one of the hot tubs. Safe travels and we look forward to another visit. Much Aloha, Vickie & the Beachfront Villas O'hana
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Terrific place for a family reunion. Great facilities for kids of all ages. Our 21 souls occupied all three houses. All beach needs (snorkels, fins..towels.) furnished. Catamaran rides with the owner. Hot tubs. Hammocks. Tree house. Pier. Snorkeling. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely wonderful place. Everything was true to pictures. Didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tampa, FL, USA
5

Beautiful Mokapu'u Hale

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we've rented at the Mokapu'u Hale. We truly love it. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Westminster, CA
5

Brought my senior class from my school 2nd year in a row

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfection!!! The views are to die for!!! Listening to the waves from your bed is so relaxing! The property is beautiful! Seems to have new renovations/conveniences. Loved having snorkel gear readily available. You must try the lighthouse hike, chiefs luau, and Hanauma Bay since they are soooo close. Also stop to see the blowhole or visit Sea Life Park. Watching the sunrise every morning was worth every penny alone. The house is air-conditioned which is wonderful when there is no trade winds. The owner, if you get a chance to meet him, is a wonderful host! Thanks for a trip of a lifetime.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have had a better experience...from the fabulous views, the lovely, relaxing, clean, and comfortable accommodations, the outstanding customer service from Vickie (the manager), to our catamaran ride and visits with Mike (the owner) and his rescue dog, we loved our time, here.

When we weren't out exploring the island, we spent a lot of time just relaxing on the covered deck (with several little gold dust geckos, who visited us, daily), enjoying the view and sound of the waves. This rental is located away from the hustle and bustle of the cities, but only about a 15 to 20 minute drive (depending on traffic) to a grocery store or to grab a bite to eat. We wish we could have stayed longer, because we didn't get to do everything on our list...but, once you sit on the deck with your morning coffee, you'll understand how easy it is to just stay put and relax.

Vickie went above and beyond when we had questions or needed something. She even brought 3 magazines about the area/island (which we left for others to be able to utilize, as well) when she dropped off some additional snorkeling equipment. If we lived here, she would be one of my first friends...we just thought the world of her, as well as Mike!

The home was stocked with paper towels, toilet paper, hand soap, dishwashing detergent and liquid, garbage bags, bath soap, shampoo/conditioner combo, laundry detergent, a little bag to make a pot of Kona Coffee, bath towels, beach towels, a variety of beach shoes, snorkeling equipment, and boogie boards.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place or these folks! I hope we have an opportunity to return.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $275
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night
Damage Deposit $250

We may be open to less than 3 nights stay if our calendar allows - please ask :-)

BY PROCESSING YOUR PAYMENT WITH VRBO/HOMEAWAY YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR BEACHFRONT VILLAS TERMS & CONDITIONS LISTED ON OUR CONTRACT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION.

Rates Are Subject to Change
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.