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Blue Ginger Beach House at Punaluu

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Front of house. Ocean views and Koolau mountains behind

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 1 Bedroom + 1 large daybed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-3)

Our beach house is located directly across the road from Punalu'u Beach Park. Watch sunrise with a cup of Hawaiian-grown coffee; walk along the sandy beach or take a swim to start your day. From the front area of the house you look out at gorgeous views of the beach and reef beyond. The beachfront is protected by the outer reef; so the waves are never big along the shore, there are long stretches of white sand in both directions. Two kayaks, snorkel gear and other beach equipment is at the house for your use. The reef is approximately 1/2 mile out providing a very large safe area for exploring.
The single-family home was built in the 1940's- she shines with her history as well as updates. The bedroom has a queen size bed and there is large daybed in a front alcove of the house which can accommodate even a tall adult comfortably. All the furniture was chosen with style as well as RELAXATION in mind. The kitchen and dining area is well equipped, but if you don't feel like cooking there are a few restaurants nearby. Just down the road is Ching's Family Store with homemade local snacks, basic groceries, and a lunch wagon serving shrimp. The house has two bathrooms; the second one on the back porch is perfect for a warm shower when you come in from the beach. The backyard is lush with a guppy pond, stream and the gardens are planted with unusual tropical plants and flowers. The back porch is a great spot to unwind, grill some dinner and plan your next day's activities.
We, the owners, live on our flower farm near Chinaman's Hat- so you will have arrangements of fresh tropical flowers in your rental. Also wanting to 'show off' some other Hawaiian grown products; you will find an array of locally grown fruits, coffee, sugar and even North Shore grown chocolate to greet you on arrival.
The house is on the windward side of Oahu so the Koolau Mountains surround you and there are hiking trails and many beautiful beaches to discover. Punalu'u is a small beach town, not a well known tourist spot, a special peaceful spot close enough to activities and tourist attractions. Kualoa Ranch is 15 minutes away offering a variety of fun activities and Polynesian Cultural Center is 15 minutes the other direction. We look forward to welcoming you to the beach house, 'E komo mai'!


Keywords: White sand beach, Single-family home in residential area, Windward Oahu,
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Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking outside is permitted...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • This location is suitable for a small outdoor beach wedding (up to 20 guests). Additional fee required. We can make recommendations for photographer, fabulous hair/make-up person that can come to the house, and I would love to help with the flowers/decorations. Beaches & Backyards Catering can help you with other details website: www.BeachesAndBackyardsCatering.com...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Assorted guide books, Hawaiian history, magazines...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Over 100 channels to choose from!! ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    The house is across the road from the beach, however you have great views of the ocean and sand from the front of the house. There aren't any homes on the beach, for a long way in either direction, so you can enjoy the entire beachfront....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Looking out from the house you see the reef way offshore and the small surf inside....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Linens Provided:

    Lots of fluffy cotton linens, beach towels too. Iron...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Park in driveway...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    large-capacity...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    no password necessary...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    I can recommend two local companies: Uncle Bobo's(808)291-1279 website: www.unclebobos.com Beaches & Backyards Catering (808)744-4149 website: www.BeachesAndBackyardsCatering.com...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee grinder too...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    The gourmet chef will find delight in the selection of cookware, dishes, glassware and pottery. For picnics there is a large basket filled with everything but your meal. A roll about cooler as well....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of nice ceramic dishes with many hand-made pottery serving pieces. Lots of glasses to choose from including wine/beer....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Lots of counter space to prepare a grand meal. Full size refrigerator and ceramic stove top/oven. You will have a basket of local fruits, Hawaiian grown coffee - (Big Island Stout Heart Dark or Darkwood are our current favorites), Maui grown sugar, Waialua (N Shore of Oahu) grown chocolate truffles....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Blender too...moreless

  • Oven:

    Full-size Electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic array of condiments and spices All the paper goods, zip lock bags, foil, plastic wrap, coffee filters as well as some Tupperware pieces....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Filtered cold water/ice dispenser in door. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    ceramic stove-top...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered porch with wood furniture, looks out into tranquil gardens. Additional patio table on lawn area for outdoor dining....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks with adult size life jackets...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    landscaped with unusual tropical plants/flowers...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    body boards, foam surfboards, mask/snorkel, beach chairs, fishing poles...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,600 $6,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 4.712%

Notes:

Hawaii Tax License: GE-142-285-6192-01

The damage deposit will be returned as long as the house is left in good order and only requires normal cleaning

Guaranteed early check-in or late departure may be purchased for an additional $75


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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Location

Car: Recommended

Paragliding. This is a popular area for the sport; you often see enthusiasts land at Kahana Bay. View the local Hawaii Paragliding Association website at: http://www.windlines.net

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1987

About the owner: Aloha Guests, My husband and I live 15 minutes towards Kaneohe from the Punalu'u House. I recently retired from the University of Hawaii, as a research biologist. My husband is a retired director of a marine laboratory and is now raising and selling numerous varieties of exotic goldfish. Our oldest son graduated last June from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Architecture and our youngest son is at University of Oregon in Human Physiology. Our sons and I paddle 6-person outrigger canoes for Lanikai Canoe Club and also compete on OC-1 canoes. This is a photo of us jumping off the BIG rock at Waimea Bay - try it if you are brave!!

Why the Owner Chose Hauula, HI, USA:
I bought the house 30 years ago as a residence. I have always loved the beach and Punalu'u, with Kahana Bay just down the road is one of the most beautiful areas on Oahu. Our family grew as well as our desire to be farmers so we moved to Hakipu'u which is 2.5 acres on the water. I will be glad to give you a tour of our farm during your stay.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The BEACH!!!! Gorgeous location! Nice backyard to putter about. Cozy house with lots of comfortable furniture.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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Photos

  • Front of house.  Ocean views and Koolau mountains behind

    Front of house. Ocean views and Koolau mountains behind

  • A view from the livingroom

    A view from the livingroom

  • Curl up with a good book and enjoy the ocean

    Curl up with a good book and enjoy the ocean

  • Bedroom with queen bed and garden view

    Bedroom with queen bed and garden view

  • Large cozy daybed in alcove with ocean view

    Large cozy daybed in alcove with ocean view

  • Looking to back of house.  Hallway on left to bedroom/bath, Kitchen/dining ahead

    Looking to back of house. Hallway on left to bedroom/bath, Kitchen/dining ahead

  • Dining area next to kitchen with garden and ocean views

    Dining area next to kitchen with garden and ocean views

  • Private peaceful back yard with lush foliage and tropical flowers

    Private peaceful back yard with lush foliage and tropical flowers

  • Punaluu Beach Park.  Look for shells and watch for sea turtles & rare monk seal.

    Punaluu Beach Park. Look for shells and watch for sea turtles & rare monk seal.

  • Looking back at house from the road

    Looking back at house from the road

  • View from front yard:  across road to Punaluu Beach Park

    View from front yard: across road to Punaluu Beach Park

  • Kayak down to Kahana Bay and Valley - just 1 mile south

    Kayak down to Kahana Bay and Valley - just 1 mile south

  • The front rooms look out at beautiful views of the ocean and reef

    The front rooms look out at beautiful views of the ocean and reef

  • View from Punalu'u Beach Park looking back towards the house

    View from Punalu'u Beach Park looking back towards the house

  • You will find tropical flower arrangements from our farm.

    You will find tropical flower arrangements from our farm.

  • Bedroom with teak armoire

    Bedroom with teak armoire

  • Bathroom next to bedroom.  Large shower behind mirror

    Bathroom next to bedroom. Large shower behind mirror

  • Kitchen with full size electric appliances, everything you need for a grand meal

    Kitchen with full size electric appliances, everything you need for a grand meal

  • Back Patio. Adjacent to patio is second bathroom/shower and washer dryer.

    Back Patio. Adjacent to patio is second bathroom/shower and washer dryer.

  • Guppy pond and stream in backyard

    Guppy pond and stream in backyard

  • Punalu'u Beach Park - grass area with picnic table and long stretches of beach

    Punalu'u Beach Park - grass area with picnic table and long stretches of beach

  • Gate to  front yard, kayaks on opposite side of house behind matching gate.

    Gate to front yard, kayaks on opposite side of house behind matching gate.

  • Stream behind the Punaluu Bridge

    Stream behind the Punaluu Bridge

  • Come put your footprints in the sand at Punalu'u

    Come put your footprints in the sand at Punalu'u

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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