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Beautiful Oasis...100 Yards from Shoreline. Offers AC and Secured Parking

Bedrooms 1
Space 350 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Suite, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

ARRIVE as our GUEST, Leave as our OHANA!

Savor the true spirit of ALOHA at our beautiful beach home. Experience old-Hawaii charm with a modern twist! Enter your oasis that is beautifully landscaped and tastefully decorated with flavors of the Island. Enjoy all the comforts of home while feeling like it's your own private resort. Your room, the 'Orchid Suite' has all the comforts of home and features a luxury king sized bed with 600 count sateen sheets.

DISCOUNTED GLIDER FLIGHT: See the North Shore from the Air! Owner/Glider Pilot Rick will take you on a 30 minute once in a lifetime flight! Weather and availability permitting.

OTHER FEATURES: Warm Outdoor Shower, Guest Laundry Area, Lovable Pets to Greet You Each Day


Beach Chairs, Sun Umbrella, Coolers, Beach Towels, Kayaks, Surfboards, Boogie boards, and Snorkeling Gear all come with the rental.

- MARRIAGE IN THE MAKING? Owner/Reverend Rick will help with the preparations and provide an intimate ceremony that will create memories to last a lifetime!

ON A BUDGET? Smaller Space Same Luxury: VBRO #342240.

Keywords: Rental, Vacation Rental, Seaside Retreat, Studio, Ocean Retreat, Beachside Rental, Bed and Breakfast, Bungalow, Suite, Guest, Glider flight,

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Rick

We absolutely love Hawaii and our special home in Waimanalo. We appreciate how blessed we are to be here and we want to share the gift of this beautiful community with others. We dreamed of one day returning to make Waimanalo Beach our permanent home after serving over 20 years in the Armed Forces. This dream became a reality because of our Hanai ('adopted') Grandparents (both Pearl Harbor survivors) and their family - it is through their love, support and generosity we are living our dream today. Our Grandparents had deep family roots in Hawaii stretching back to the 1880s and we look forward to sharing their story as a living legacy of the love and Ohana that anchors the true spirit of this place we call home

Rick purchased this studio in 2004

Why Rick chose East Oahu

While dating, we stayed in a rental just down the road and it was our dream to come back and open our own rental. After a lot of sweat, tears, hard work and determination we were able to make our dream into a reality!

What makes this studio unique

Our rental is located 100 yards from one of the most pristine five mile stretches of beach on the island. Rarely crowded, it will feel like your own private beach.

Recently remodeled, our rental was designed by a 'Green' certified architect. The layout and design of our home captures both the sun rays and ocean breezes for the best natural lighting and cooling effects. Ceiling fans help to provide extra air flow so there is not a need for air conditioning. Soft colors add a warm and inviting feel to each room. The yard is a garden oasis. You will enjoy a variety of local trees, flowers and greenery. When blooming, the scent of Jasmine will fill your room.

Each suite provides all the comforts of home with a private hotel style bath. An attached den (common area) offers a place for quiet leisure activities.

Two extremely friendly outside dogs (Koa and George) and a Kitty named Billy will be happy to welcome you when you arrive and may visit you everyday during your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for Sharing you lovely home with us. For us, it was the perfect location-away form the crowds and traffic, across the street from a beautiful beach and within a short scenic drive to everything we wanted to see and do. We loved it here and would highly recommend it to anyone who wishes to have a peaceful, relaxing, vacation in Oahu's southeast corner.
Feb 2012
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Waimanalo Beach Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Private entrance to Suite that has king size bed with beautiful custom teak headboard with highest quality mattress and 500 count quality sateen sheets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
This vacation rental was built with Quality and 'Green' in mind and has beautiful bamboo floors, granite counter-tops, along with premium ceiling fans and several windows to capture the ocean trade winds. Air conditioning available to help cool for comfortable sleeping.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(83 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Oasis...100 Yards from Shoreline. Offers AC and Secured Parking
average rating of 4.8915663 based on 86 reviews

Waimanalo paradise getaway June 12th-21st

  • 4 of 5

We came to Oahu to make plans for our wedding and found this wonderful place to stay. The place is beautiful, the dogs are amusing and quiet and Rick and Tami are wonderful people. The bed was fantastic, there was lots of good coffee and a really comfortable private lanai to sit and have meals and just stare into the palms. We never used the air conditioner so we heard the ocean all the time. We wanted to stay 10 more days at least! We absolutely loved it and have found our place to stay while on Oahu! Mahalo Rick and Tami!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Liberty, Iowa

Our little home away from home

  • 4 of 5

We loved staying here! My husband and I loved being 20 steps away from the beach, Rick was great too! One morning we woke up with a gecko on our bed (scared my husband!) and our wonderful hosts were able to get it out for us. Besides that, it was paradise!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairbanks, AK

Cozy, private oasis near best beach!

  • 5 of 5

What a privilege to get to stay in this special, built with love home!

I only had 3 days left of my month long stay in Hawaii with friends and family and I needed a quiet place to be. I was so fortunate that this room was available to me. So neat and clean too.

Little did I know that this would be the best of out of 5 homes I stayed in!

And the beach! Delightful..

Thank you so much! I hope to come back sometime!

Lynn, Fairbanks, AK

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location to the best beach on Oahu!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful place to stay, it has everything that you need for a great time on Oahu! We give this 5 stars all the way!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Completely fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, charming, & safe property across the street from the beach. Wonderful, gracious owners. We absolutely enjoyed everything about our stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, relaxing, even better than we expected

  • 5 of 5

I cannot rave enough about this place. The room, the garden, the beach all beautiful and everything we wanted was right there - beach chairs and a tote bag on our lanai, snorkel equipment, kayaks, kitchen things, books, games, Rick and Tami pleasantly answering questions about what to do, how to get there, etc. A safe place to park your car right on the property. Waimanalo is a funky, little town, fun to explore. (Be sure to check out Dave's Ice Cream.) The property is in a lovely residential neighborhood, nice for walking. This is the windward side of the island so the weather is not as perfect as Waikiki but the lush vegetation and the gorgeous Ko'olau mountains rising straight up are worth some rain and wind. The room is not air conditioned but an excellent overhead fan kept the air moving and the breezes kept things comfortable. It is about a 25 minute drive to Hanauma Bay and Diamond Head and another 15 min or so into Waikiki and Honolulu but the drive is so fantastically beautiful that it doesn't seem that long. We didn't get up to the North Shore, there was so much to do (at our leisurely pace) right here. We had a wonderful week, many, many pleasant memories.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Big Country Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Olamana Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
300 Metres
Kalanianaole Hwy
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Waimanalo Beach
Car: recommended

Looking to Get Married....Owner can perform a beautiful personalized ceremony for you and your future life partner. See more at

As an experienced sailor and avid glider pilot, owners can offer a breath-taking glider flight on the North Shore! Ask for more details with your inquiry


Rates & Availability

Waimanalo Beach Studio Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.96%

Additional Guests $35.00/night. Cleaning fee for less than 4 nights booked. Rates are subject to change until booking is complete.
Tax ID# 58429289-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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