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Family Beachfront Estate 3-5 br, 2-4 ba, Sleeps 10-15!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights


About the property

BEACHFRONT TRANQUILITY! Two homes, 3 to 5 Bedrooms for large or small families!

For quiet, family accommodations only. Large gatherings prohibited. Please see FULL DISCLOSURE below.

My beautiful estate is located on a deserted white sand beach where the sunrise softly wakes you in the morning and the sound of the ocean gently rocks you to sleep at night. Click on the VIDEO ICON for a virtual walk through of my home.

The estate is made up of two separate homes, you may rent the main house alone or both. It offers an exclusive getaway for friends and families. It's a perfect combination of fun and relaxation. Enjoy the sunrise while you wet your toes in the warm waters of Waimanalo Bay. Then have breakfast, read the paper or have an afternoon nap in the resort style lounge chairs on the large covered lanai (patio). The children will enjoy the private fenced yard or swimming in the ocean right outside the front door, across a beautiful lawn. Boogie boards are provided for extra fun in the water.

There are many activities in close proximity including Sea Life Park where you can experience local sea life and swim with the dolphins. You can hike an easy trail up to the Makapu'u Lighthouse where you'll see whales frolicking in the winter months. A 25 minute drive will take you to Pearl Harbor, Downtown, Waikiki and Ala Moana Shopping Center. A 45 minute drive will take you to the North Shore and Haleiwa where the waves will 'Wow!' you and the charm of the country will make you want to come back another day.

The main house, built in the 1940’s, has been renovated into a lovely home with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. You can cook your own meals in a fully furnished kitchen or enjoy one of the many restaurants in the area between Kailua and Hawaii Kai. The guest house has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, with a large covered lanai (patio). It's a perfect addition if you have more than 10 people staying together. A two-car enclosed garage fronts the property.

The countryside of Waimanalo is slow moving and filled with Aloha. So treat your family, or just yourselves, to some time away from your daily hustle of work, work and more work.

DISCLOSURE: My home is located in a quiet residential community and is offered for quiet, family vacation accommodations only. My rental agreement prohibits large gatherings (weddings, luaus, parties, etc.) of any kind beyond the maximum number of people sleeping on the property (10-15). My immediate neighbors and I live here full time, so I appreciate your understanding of this situation.

Locally owned and operated. Registration #91260272-01

More Details

Janet Lee Marlette
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Janet Lee Marlette

Aloha! I am a full time mother of two children, marketing director and property manager! It's a lot of work, but very rewarding. My favorite job is managing my beach house and making sure my guests have everything they need in their home away from home.

Janet Lee Marlette purchased this house in 2006

Why Janet Lee Marlette chose Waimanalo Beach

Waimanalo Beach is an unknown treasure. My husband spent a year remodeling this property to create a place for families to gather and experience the true essence of Hawaii on Waimanalo Beach. It is a pleasure to share this piece of Paradise with you and your family.

What makes this house unique

There are so many unique benefits to renting my home. First of all, waking up to that beautiful sunrise every morning! Wow! It never fails to amaze me. Meals at the large family table is so special and a great way to start your day. Whether you're making plans for your afternoon or talking about what you did yesterday, that table has heard some great stories! The two most favorite things at my home are the two large lanai where you can sit, relax, read a book or even take a nap! My property will help you make wonderful memories that will hopefully bring you back to us again in the future!


Waimanalo Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main House Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main House 2nd Bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Guest House Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Guest House 2nd Bathroom/Shower, 1/2 size tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Outdoor Bathroom/Toilet, Sink Only
  • Extra outdoor showers located at each house for bathing or just the ease of washing off sand from a day at the beach.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Guest House House Master Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Guest House 2nd Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , Main House Living Room Daybed (Sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main House Master Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Main House 3rd Bedroom (Sleeps 4)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main House 1st Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Family Beachfront Estate 3-5 br, 2-4 ba, Sleeps 10-15!
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 26 reviews

Perfect family friendly beachfront homes!

  • 5 of 5

It was awesome! Location, location, location!

Perfect setting and accommodation for our family of 12. Rooms with washrooms for each family unit. Fenced in yard for the grandkids. Safe beach steps from the door! What more could we have wanted or needed?

Janet was very accommodating and, living right next door, was very available if required. We had boogie boards, beach towels, barbecue, and everything we needed for an 8 night stay. Beds were comfortable.

Both minivans fit in the secure garage - a bonus having indoor parking.

The outside bathroom & shower were great, especially with the grandkids!

The super large covered lanai was a great gathering place for the evening when the grandkids were in bed. A fantastic place to play games or just hang loose & chat it up!

A must to consider for a family vacation when you have a large group. Would definitely like to come back!

Mahalo Janet!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, relaxing, just what the family needed

  • 5 of 5

It was a large family reunion. We met in Hawaii from 4 different flights and 2 different countries. The two estates fit the needs of our family of 12. From age 1 to 75, there was something for everyone. The beach is phenomenal. We were able to check out the island, learned to surf, saw some history, enjoyed family time around a great table that seated 12!!

We laughed and made memories. It was our home for the holidays and it was great.

The Lanai was our favorite spot to end the day with coffee or meet up in the morning.

Janet certainly took care of our needs and was available for any issues.

Thanks for sharing!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious house

  • 5 of 5

Staying on the beach is great. The views are spectacular! The open doors for airflow was great. Landscape in the yard had cool plants and was roomy enough for us (me and other adults and kids) to play a little soccer. The kitchen had enough pots, pans, and appliances to cook. Tv was marginal, but were on vacation and who really needs a tv. There were a few things missing at first but Janet was there in a flash to supply anything with great conversation and a smile. The beach off the back of the house was good for boogie boarding with 3' to 4' waves, and our 4 to 7 year old kids played in the waves. There are beaches around the whole island that accommodate anything you want, waves, no waves, snorkeling, surfing. Overall my family had a Fantastic experience and are taking about the next trip to Oahu. Mahalo!!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Waimanolo

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay for my family and it was just perfect. Janet greeted us and made us feel so welcome. Cannot wait for the opportinity to return.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful position, great accommodation, lovely host

  • 5 of 5

This is a terrific place to stay and enjoy the windward side of Oahu. The property is as good as it looks in the photos and the video. It is well appointed for a large group and there is plenty of space to congregate or find a nook for some quiet time. The yard is fenced in with rock walls and is perfectly safe - we had a toddler with us and she roamed free within the garden. Take the short walk to the beach across some shore grass and sand and the vista opens up to an (almost) private beach. The swimming was lovely with no currents at all and the waves were fun but not large. Our older children loved being in and out of the water at all hours. to cap it all off, the sunrises were amazing, with a spectacular show almost every day.

You definitely need a car, but nothing too fancy, just something to get to the other activities on the island. Nothing seems to far away - an hour in the car is a long trip on Oahu. The airport is about 35 minutes in normal traffic and you have a lovely transition from the hustle and bustle of the Honolulu side through the tunnels and into the laid back windward side.

You must remember that this is a beach house and as such has more wear and tear than in an inland location. Things do corrode and may not look their best for a long time. But everything works well and we had no problems.

Janet was wonderful to deal with during the booking process, quick to answer questions and make sure that things were ready, even with a very early arrival time (8.00 am). A great hostess and we will be recommending this house for friends who want to visit Hawaii

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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S very large,accomadating and clean property.

  • 5 of 5

The beach is your backyard. It is very child friendly as the water is calm enough not to worry about the children, yet has nice waves to enjoy. The property is perfect for large groups/families. The area is quiet and easy to get around. It is approximately 20 to 30 minutes to Honululu.

I highly recommend this for a great family get away.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Ono Steaks And Shrimp Shack
Steak House
Hawaiian Island Cafe
Waimanalo Poke Shop
Seafood Restaurant
'Ai Love Nalo
Vegan Restaurant
What It Dough
Pizza Restaurant
Ruka Bowls
Ohana Karaoke
Bar & Grill
Dave's Ice Cream
Kens In Plus Out Plate Lunch
Takeout Restaurant
L & L Drive-Inn
Hawaiian Restaurant
Royal Hawaiian Bakery
Larry's Grill at Olomana Golf Club
Bar & Grill
Bellows Air Force Station
Sea Life Park
Makapuu Beach Park
Boston's Pizza Hawaii Kai
Pizza Restaurant
Fidel's Coffee shop
Thai Valley Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
Lighthouse Restaurant
Queen's Beach Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hana Sushi
Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurant
Hi Fit Nutrition
India Bazaar Madras Curry
Indian Restaurant
Yen Yen Chinese Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Tokyo Noodle House
Japanese Restaurant
The Food Company
American Restaurant
Ba-Le Sandwich Shop
Vietnamese Restaurant
Waipuna Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Saigon Noodle House
Vietnamese Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue · L&L Drive-Inn
Hawaiian Restaurant
Maui Mike's Fire-Roasted Chicken
Chicken Restaurant
Kim Chee Restaurant
Korean Restaurant
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Yamas Mediterranean Cuisine
Mediterranean Restaurant
Mexico Fiesta
Mexican Restaurant
The Shack
Sports Bar
Vietnamese Restaurant
Phoenix Chinese Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Taco Del Mar Hawaii Kai
Mexican Restaurant
Maile's Thai Bistro
Thai Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Ramen-Ya Hawaii Kai
Japanese Restaurant
Koa Pancake House
Breakfast Restaurant
BYO bowls
Hawaiian Restaurant
Sandy Beach
The Original Roy's in Hawaii Kai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Zippy's Koko Marina
American Restaurant
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Honolulu International
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Olomana Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Kalanianaole Highway
Nearest Beach
Waimanalo Beach
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning $600
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 13.96%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.