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Rest & Relax - Perfect Oceanfront Studio for Private Get-Away!

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Aloha! Experience paradise at our private oceanfront estate with majestic mountain views and the soothing sounds of the surf. Makaha is still the best kept secret on Oahu for vacationers and locals alike needing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

Nestled on the world famous Makaha Surfing Beach one can imagine taking a beautiful stroll on the sand, all the while exploring tide pools and taking in the year round flora and fauna of the ocean environment.

For snorkelers, the waters ahead are known to the locals as "Makaha Caverns." In them, one sees countless varieties of colorful fishes, sea turtles and if you are one of the fortunate few, playful dolphins. It is a playground like no other.

If you surf, Makaha and the entire West-side is the place to be! Depending on the time of year, Makaha is known to have a North, South, or West swell. Surfer beware because when Makaha is PUMPING--usually in the Winter months--we boast twenty plus-foot waves.

Another notible moment here is the breathtaking whale season, with whale sightings all day long! A common sight during this time are tufts of adult whale sprays with a little baby spray as these magnificent creatures frolic through Makaha.

Come see for yourself all the amenities that we have to offer for your great island getaway vacation. We are five minutes away from a golf course and resort where you can take on a round of golf and have maitai's and margarita's on the 19th hole.

E Komo Mai! Come and enjoy our natural Hawaiian hospitality and culture that you would expect and deserve when visiting these beautiful islands. Mahalo.

Keywords: Oceanfront studio

More Details

Carolyn Bailey
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Carolyn Bailey

Aloha! We built our home on the beautiful shores of Makaha and would like to share it with every visitor so that they too may enjoy our idyllic island lifestyle.

Carolyn Bailey purchased this studio in 2007

What makes this studio unique

Surfing, swimming and exploring tide pools.


Mākaha Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

Rest & Relax - Perfect Oceanfront Studio for Private Get-Away!
average rating of 4.8 based on 60 reviews

Amazing location and fun stay

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome vacation at this perfectly sized and fully accommodating studio. The location was perfect, within walking distance of a couple of beaches, and a short drive for a few other beaches. The studio was wonderful and had everything we needed. We were able to buy local food and cook at 'home'!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise For Baby Boomer Newlyweds!

  • 5 of 5

We are so happy to have found a friendly, inviting, comfortable and relaxing place to celebrate our marriage with family and friends! Carolyn and Joe were so friendly and accommodating, providing wonderful suggestions to enjoy the local scene. The bride and groom stayed in the studio and our friends and family stayed in the house, along with other rentals nearby. The lush, green grass leading out to the tide pools was a spectacular setting for our brief and simple ceremony. Between Costco and Sac N Save and Longs Drugs, every convenience was right at hand. Morning runs for the most active in our group, tide pool wandering, swimming and snorkeling 2 minutes away off of the Makaha Beach Park beach, where we watched many experienced surfers catch wave after wave. Some folks did big sightseeing trips which required early rising to grapple with the Oahu traffic; however, traveling off hours made trips to Punchbowl Lane for our marriage license a piece of cake! Very charming people and exactly what we wanted to be out of the fray outside of Honolulu. Knowing our next destination was the Garden Isle of Kuaui, relaxing was a pretty easy goal to achieve! We are so appreciative of the gracious nature of our hosts, Carolyn and Joe. We called this trip a bucket list item--we may have to keep filling that bucket back up! Thank you so much!!! Mahalo, Carolyn and Derik, South Hero and Braintree, Vermont.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I was on Oahu to spend time with family and this home was perfectly situated between their different residences. Carolyn was wonderfully inviting. My son and I enjoyed relaxing here at the end of busy days on the Gathering Isle.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Imagine staying at a amazing beach front location , it can come true here

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Enjoy your Hawaii experience at this very quiet comfortable "home away from home" on a local beach in Makaha. No need to travel around the island to find local Hawaiian food or big surf waves, its all here. Out your back door is your own private beach access, first class snorkeling and surfing or boogie boarding, and sandy beach for sunbathing.

Everything you need is here for a well equiped fun zone with play toys for kids and adults. Shopping in Honolulu is great too for a travel day to the city, and we couldn't wait to get back to our comfortable relaxing home on the ocean to cook our dinner and sleep to the sound of waves after a long day of fun.

Lets not forget the friendly accommodating Hosts that have created this Hawaiian paradise property to enjoy.

Enough said! We loved our vacation and will be back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

From the first day we arrived Carolyn went above and beyond to make us feel like family. She and her husband are wonderful people who really have the best personalities and warm loving hearts. They not only offered us many suggestions on the best places to eat and visit but they also allowed the use of their surf & snorkel gear. Really amazing people who you can easily see truly enjoy their visitors. The property was breathtaking and perfectly located. Everything was immaculately kept up and comfortable. The studio is perfect for a couple looking to get the true island experience. We slept with the windows open every night, the sound of the ocean lulling us to sleep. It's gorgeous to wake up with the mountains smiling threw the windows above the bed and the smell of the ocean throughout the room. The studio had everything we needed, every detail was thought of and provided. When we return to the island I will not look to stay anywhere else, my husband and I both fell in love with not only the location and comfort of this place but the owners as well. I feel I have made a lifelong friend and I intend on recommending this place for all my friends and family. I simply can't say enough good things about how wonderful our stay was.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful secluded and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Carolyn and Joe's studio for 4 nights and could have easily stayed our entire two week stay on the island had we known we would have loved it so much. The studio had everything you needed. We were steps away to what felt like own private beach. Amazing sunsets, you can relax during the day and watch all the surfers and water activities. It was enjoyable to meet other visitors staying on the property and chat with them. Carolyn and Joe are great hosts. Everything was perfect. We slept every night with all the windows wide open listening to the waves. We will definitely be returning to stay longer. Mahalo for the perfect beginning to our vacation!!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Mākaha Studio Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.95%

This studio is for 2 adults and possibly a small child up to age 12. Owner needs to approve an additional adult. Additional adult cost $25.00 extra/night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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