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Minutes to Largest,Bluest Swimming Pool on the Planet.

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Our vacation hide-a-way is located in a unique community. We have named it E Komo Mai . The apartment is approximately 500 sq ft . You will have a private entry and driveway . It is easy to go and come on your own schedule at any time of the day . The Gazebo provides another 200 sq ft of outdoor living to make a great rain or shine living space with over head lighting and ceiling fan and skylight .

The neighborhood is quite friendly and active. We have many guest staying in the neighborhood that come to experience the true feeling of Hawaii. The area is filled with young and old. Families will feel right at home like a local resident.

We are very close to the beach that has been repeatedly mentioned in the top ten beaches in the world. The white sand and beautiful blue water are like no others. We are very close to Kailua which has grown with many new restaurants and boutiques and cafes. Early fall there will be a grand opening of a new shopping facility with Whole Foods anchoring it. Every Thursday evening at the Kailua Center there is a local farmer's market and earlier in the day at the local recreation center there is another outdoor flower and vegetable market. At the beach center about 5 minutes from the apartment has all kinds of rentals kayaks,canoes,stand up paddle boards,surf boards, and Sedgways. In Kailua you can also rent snorkel and diving equipment and there is one location for motorized bicycles. Lots to do and new things to try.

The Kitchen has granite counters and is fully stocked with cooking utensils and there is a Weber Grill outside in Gazebo.. Microwave,coffee maker ,toaster, and rice cooker. There is a stackable washer and dryer in your apartment The bedroom is furnished with a king bed and high quality linens and covered with a traditional Hawaiian Quilt. You will find organizer baskets for clothing storage in the closet. TAT/GEW0054577801 1 rental in 30 days

Keywords: Private,apartment,cozy,

More Details

Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

About The Owner

We have been in Hawaii for many years. My husband born and raised here on Oahu He moved to Kailua when he was very young . He has surfed for many years both board and body can tell you good spots for experienced and beginners .

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1998

Why The Owner chose Lanikai

This is a unique and private community. The apartment is located close to all that you might be interested in seeing on Ohau . The completion of H3 HWY has made it possible to get from Kailua to Pearl Harbor, Waikele Premium Outlets,North Shore Big waves great surf spots I might add no traffic on H3. Going from Lanikai to Sandy Beach , Makapu'u ,Sea Life Park, and Hanauma Bay are all about 30 minute drive on Kalaniana'ole HWY

What makes this apartment unique

Beaches here are beautiful we exercise and walk and jog and bike. We can relax and have quiet hours for reading and resting. We are a short 3 minute walk to the beach. Every morning you can enjoy a nice private walk on the beach with beautiful fine white sand and than come home for coffee and enjoy the tropical setting off your lanai or if you prefer you can go to a local coffee shop just off Kailua Beach. Bikes are also available in Kailua for rent to bike the trails and just getting around Kailua There are several areas for hiking. One that is quite enjoyable when you get to the top that overlooks all of Lanikai.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha! My sons and I just wanted to say a huge Mahalo for your kind hospitality during our time here at your lovely vacation home. You both have a heavenly tropical property up here in the magical hills of Lanikai. We feel so lucky and blessed to have stayed here for 3 nights,wish it was longer! Our favorites:Gazebo,your backyard all lit -up,sounds of waterfall.The rental had all we needed,loved the A/C and laundry facilities,loved the big comfy bed,kitchen was perfect,great layout,loved the secret little beach area at end of pathway of Lanipo-wow. Hope all was left as you would like us to, we can tell how much you respect your home. Thank you for being so kind,friendly,professional and prompt when dealing by computer Thanks for making payment very easy and uncomplicated. Your were also so kind,friendly, professional and helpful when meeting my family in person and walking us through everything. Thanks for helping when I locked us out
Jul 2011
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Lanikai Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a shower and toilet and vanity with shelves for towel and amenities
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There are many services Massage -Windward Community Massage, Beauty- Salon Vega ,fitness Kailua Movement Studio Yoga massage available in Kailua which is a 15 minute drive Activities include Maunawili Falls Trails Maunawili Trail Beginning Surfers Waimanalo Beach Park Bellows Field Beach Park advanced Waimanalo Bay Beach Park


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Minutes to Largest,Bluest Swimming Pool on the Planet.
average rating of 4.84375 based on 34 reviews

Amazing little gem

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay with Jennifer and Len! The are really the sweetest host ever met. We felt welcome immediately! we spend a week in this house with 2 kids (6 and 9). The kitchen is fully equiped, the house has AC (which we didn't use, even we were here in summer) The house has a 'natural' breeze, when you open all windows. Kids were sleeping on a sofa bed. (a good one!) and we had the master bedroom. There is a big yard and a lanai to use. We loved using all the beach stuff!! Bodyboards, snorkeling gear, beach chairs and so on... This is definitely the best place to stay on the island and walking distance to the best beach of Oahu!!Len and Jen, thank you for having us!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jenny
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Danville, CA

Great location, great hosts!

  • 4 of 5

The Lanikai location was wonderful and the patio and backyard area of this rental is lovely. We really enjoyed our time and really enjoyed getting to know Jenny and Lenny the hosts. Beds are VERY comfortable and the AC worked solidly!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Kevin
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Lovely Quiet Location

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay in this well situated accommodation with a 5 minute walk to the sea. It is an attached unit but with it's own entrance it made us feel completely separate to the house. It has a wonderful outdoor area which was great to be able to relax in with an overhead fan to keep us cool.

There is a kitchen with everything we needed as well as an outdoor BBQ.

Jenny and Len were wonderful hosts who were there to answer any questions.

This is a great place to be able to explore the island from.

Thank you very much Len and Jen for a wonderful stay.

Jane L.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to meet all of you I hope your trip home was good Thanks again Aloha Jenny
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Peaceful Lanikai retreat.

  • 5 of 5

If you want to stay in a special neighborhood with lovely people this is your place! My family and I loved staying at Ocean Air! Len and Jenny were fabulous people and the apartment was perfect for our 10 day stay. The accommodations were wonderful,with a nice new pullout sofa bed and an extremely comfortable king size bed as well. We went to the North Shore a couple of times but loved coming home to cook and swim in Lanikai.

Thank you for everything Len and Jenny we had a wonderful time and we will return to your special place.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. It was a fun 10 days. Jenny
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Anchorage, Alaska

Excellent digs in Lanikai

  • 5 of 5

Len and Jenny were awesome hosts. The unit is very comfortable, especially the deck. I hope to stay here again soon.

Jim, Cindy, and Adrianna

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks
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Great little hideaway close to our favorite beach!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 enjoyed our stay at this great little place in Kailua. Great neighborhood, terrific hosts, and super close to our favorite beach on Hawaii. The place had everything we needed!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. I hope you had a good vacation Thanks again Jenny
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Honolulu International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Buzz's and Nico's Kailua Town
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Koolau Golf Club, Olomana, Pali Golf
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
H3 - HWY, Pali HWY
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Buzz's ,Baci,Boots and Kimo,Mokie's B&B Nico's
Car: recommended

Kailua has developed a great Bike system you can ride all over Kailua There are many rental shops . You can rent all types of water equipment double or single man canoes,surf boards,paddle boards,stand up boards KSK 262-2555 Bike Shop 261-1553 Pedego Kailua 261-2453 Rusty Chain Cyclery 263-7878

Kailua Beach Adventures 808-262-2555


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

Cancelation must be done 30 days ahead for full refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.