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Tropical Oceanfront Paradise ~on the Ocean & Away from it All

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

HAWAII GET & TAT TAX 13.75% ID # 145-858-7648-01

Property Manager Taiana Scanlan 808 497 1753

Current Special $265.00 a night

Experience our Tropical Oceanfront Paradise in contemporary Hawaiian accommodations delivering cozy island living. Our single-story 1440 Sq.Ft. home is 30 feet from the ocean's edge on a seawall and 150 yards from sandy beaches. The unique closeness to the ocean gives a dynamic connection and sound of the ocean's movement, which is both picturesque and exciting. From the open Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen a wall of floor to ceiling windows so close to the ocean will fill your senses with the wonder and beauty of nature. The incredible ever-changing ocean views of turtles swimming right in front of you while you relax in the yard or patio, whales in winter, lovely occasional rainbows and beautiful sunsets let you know you are truly in a special place.

If you are looking for a small picturesque enclave in a secluded area away from Honolulu, this is it.

Come stay where people come to get away from the crowds and relax in our Hawaiian style cottage. Only 9 minutes to the historic town of Hale'iwa (site for 'Baywatch')with unique art, shopping and restaurants and 15 minutes to Waimea Bay and Botanical Gardens.

The famous North Shore surf breaks are within a 15 minute drive, including Pipeline and Sunset Beach. You can fish right off the seawall. There is a wide variety of excellent restaurants and great water sport activities right here.

For the golfers, Turtle Bay Golf and Tennis Resort is just a 30 minute drive, and Kahuku Golf just 40.

There are no hotels in Mokuleia and almost empty white sand beaches go for miles in both directions. It is also a site for the TV Series 'Lost'. Sky Diving and Glider Rides are offered just down the street and kite-surfers will entertain you with their antics on the waves to the West at Mokuleia Beach Park.

Because we consider the 10' seawall a potential danger for young children, we recommend only infants under 9 months and children over 5. Please keep in mind that since we are so close to the ocean that there are times when the water hits the seawall and some spray occasionally getting to the house. It can be exciting or daunting depending on your point of view. We ourselves love the intimacy with the ocean.


More Details

Taiana Scanlan (property manager) 808 497 1753
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2017


Waialua House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please contact property manager for cancellation policy.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
2 Chaise Lounges, 2 Snorkel Sets, 2 Boogie Boards, 2 Hair Dryers,


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Tropical Oceanfront Paradise ~on the Ocean & Away from it All
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 26 reviews

Comfortable, serene, and beautiful view of the ocean

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 8 nights and 9 days in your beautiful beachfront 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. We loved the view and location of home. Only draw back was not having air conditioning on the extra warm days and evenings. Also the bathrooms had no ceiling fans to help ventalate heat and moisture. Overall we really enjoyed our stay and location there on the north shore :)

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hermosa Beach

Absolutely Beautiful and Tranquil

  • 5 of 5

I almost don't want to write a rave review so this place remains a VRBO secret but I would never do that. THIS PLACE IS AMAZING! It is exactly as described, right on the ocean, quiet neighborhood, tranquil surroundings, far away from the busy streets of Honolulu. This is exactly what me and my family were looking for. I woke up every morning and walked outside to watch the waves crash against the wall. Did the same thing at night under the stars. Not a peep. Although it is next to the street, it is near the end of a very quiet road and you rarely, rarely hear a car drive by.

Thank you to everyone who helped make the stay possible. We loved it and will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocean Front Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We are thankful to have had the opportunity to stay at this rental. Nothing like awaking/falling asleep to the sound of waves crashing. The sunrises and sunsets are simply breath taking. Such perfect views you won't want to leave. I highly recommend this rental to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, tranquil North Shore ocean front home

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful vacation home, on the very quiet eastern end of the North Shore. If you want to get away from the busier areas of O'ahu and have a quieter, more laid back experience, this is the perfect vacation spot.

The house is very well equipped with everything you need from a vacation home. It's a bonus to have a property with two separate living areas and the broadband is super fast. We loved being close to the ocean and having this fabulous view. We watched whales breaching and dancing their way across the horizon while sitting on the deck. On calmer days, you can see turtles bobbing across the bay.

Staying on the North Shore in March meant some awesome waves - you definitely need to keep the ocean-facing windows closed on the days when the swell is higher! The house is also opposite Dillingham Airfield, and it's great fun to watch people sky diving - they come in right over the top of the house!

While the house is on a rocky part of the shore and doesn't have direct sea access, there's a beach just a very short walk down the road (Unfortunately, this beach access was closed temporarily while we were there). The house has some great beach stuff (boards, coolers, snorkelling fins etc) and if you jump in the car, just minutes down the road, there are 3 or 4 stunning and usually deserted beaches on the road to Kaena point, where you can see also amazing sunsets. You've also got Pipeline etc. just 15-20 minutes drive away.

Haleiwa is just a ten minute drive, and has everything you need - from restaurants, to a great grocery store, and a gas station.

While the house is next to a road, we weren't bothered by the traffic, which is very light. Other people have noted that the house gets warm during the day - that's true, but by opening up the doors and putting the fans on, the house cooled quickly in the evening. We found it was safe and quiet enough to leave the front door open all day until we went to bed, which kept a lovely breeze flowing through the house.

The property manager, Taiana, and owner, Richard, were incredibly helpful when we booked our trip and during our stay - thank you!

We were very fortunate to stay at the house for a month and enjoyed every minute of our holiday. We've stayed in some lovely vacation properties, and this is one of the best. We'd recommend this lovely house to anyone who'd like a holiday away from the hustle and bustle with the bonus of stunning ocean views.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, after reading it, I want to stay at the house and enjoy everything you did! I am sure a lot of other people will end up feeling the same way, so that was a very helpful review. I also appreciated your honesty, the description of the property, and the description of the surrounding beaches. Thank You for taking care of the home, so glad you enjoyed yourselves, until next time!! A Hui Hou, Taiana Scanlan
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Love this house!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this home twice, the first time was visiting friends who were renting the house. Our return trip was to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. One of our favorite things about this house is that the back door leads out to a deck that faces the ocean, with lounge chairs to sit and watch the whales (during migration), turtles, surfers and the sunrise and sunset. We always start and end our day out there.

This house is close to many attractions and in a quiet area. Across the street is Dillingham Airfield where if your adventuresome you can go Skydiving (Pacific Skydiving) or take a glider ride which is also located there. Be sure to grab a bite to eat at the Holoholo Food Truck and sample some of the best food prepared by Robert. You won't be sorry. There are so many things to do, for example our trip included one major thing each day so we'd have time to sit on the deck and enjoy the beautiful view and weather.

Try the North Shore Catamaran Whale watching tour, Cpt Mark and his crew are full of information on the History of the area along with sea life knowledge. Go to Kolua Ranch for an ATV adventure, Pearl Harbor is a must. We took the tour which included a tour through Waikiki and Honolulu, they share a lot of history along the way. The only regret we have is we didn't feel we had enough time at Pearl Harbor itself.

The Dole Plantation will surprise you, take the train ride and learn about the agriculture and pineapple crops themselves. Try the Pineapple Ice Cream, it's delicious. We also attended a Luau, shopped in downtown Honolulu (best souvenirs are at the Swap Meet at Aloha Stadium and the ABC Stores). I don't recommend Parasailing, my sister in law and I both feel it's not worth the $$) Drive around the entire Island, there are plenty of places for you to stop and check out the view and when you're feeling a bit hungry be sure to stop at the HULA DOG truck in Haleiwa. You'll be craving them when you're gone!

We highly recommend this house, Taiana is great to work with and you won't be disappointed.

We'll be back, I can't imagine staying anywhere else on Oahu

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your review, we appreciate it very much. You have given future guests a lot of good ideas of fun activities while staying on the island. I look forward to you and your family returning, until then take care. Aloha
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Racine, Wisconsin

Our favorite house on the island

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have rented 9 houses on the island over the years. This is by far our favorite. In fact it is our third time staying here. We would stay here all the time but it's far from where our daughter lives. Even so we come back here because it is such a beautiful home at a great location! If you are lucky enough to find available dates you will not be sorry if you book. I can't tell you enough how clean and comfortable and well maintained this property is!! We will return here for every visit. Thank you Richard and Tiana for everything!!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Mahalo, for your review, we appreciate that you took the time to leave us some feedback. We always enjoy when you stay at our home because you leave it just as clean as you found it. I hope you will return again, until then! A Hui Hou, Taiana Scanlan (Property Manager)
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Nearest Point of Interest
Dillingham Airfield ~~~ Skydiving and Glider Rides
Nearest Point of Interest
Waialua Shopping Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Waialua Farmer's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
7/11 Open Late (the only thing close that's open late)

Sky-diving, Glider Rides Big wave surfing in winter months


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $500

Check with property manager for cancellation policy. Taiana Scanlan 808 497 1753

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund