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Re-Opened Newly Built - Steps to Beach!!! Private Breezy Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Private charming upstairs Cottage!

We have been welcoming guests for over 15 years and after closing for one year to renovate, we now have a brand new charming cottage located at tree level with peek a boo views to Kailua Bay. Located down a private BEACH SIDE lane (this means you don't have to cross any streets to get to the beach!) , we are only 2 houses from Kailua Beach; you can fall asleep to the sound of the nearby waves. Our lane has a private gated access to the beach for residents and their guests only.

We welcome back our returning guests and new guests! Our private and secure 1 bedroom 1 bath cottage is a gem!!! Ocean breezes flow freely in our tree level rental. A cozy covered outdoor sitting deck (with ocean view!), living room, bedroom, washer/dryer, and kitchen all make for a most comfortable stay. A full-sized refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker, French Press, large built in microwave, toaster, electric kettle, 2 burner induction cooktop and Calphalon cookware make eating-in easy. The quality queen bed is the most comfortable bed at our home (!) with high thread count quality Egyptian cotton sheets with a temperature control memory foam topper makes for a good night's sleep. Washer & Dryer in cottage (detergent provided).

There is a 60” HD TV with DIRECT TV in the living area, and a WiFi speaker (for your iPod, iPad, smart phone, etc) for you to enjoy.

Come spend your vacation here. Easy access to major attractions. Whether you spend the day sightseeing or just relaxing at the beach, our comfortable private cottage welcomes you home each day. The cottage was designed to capture the tropical breezes from all directions plus there are quiet yet strong ceiling fans. Being at tree level nothing blocks the breezes.

Provided for your use: A welcome basket with fresh island fruit and various treats, coffee, tea, sugar, half & half, bath soap, dish soap, laundry soap, shampoo, blow dryer, beach towels, beach umbrella, beach chairs, beach mats, boogie boards, shopping bags (Oahu is 'plastic free'), iron & ironing board & cooler.

If coming to surf, leave your boards at home and save on extra baggage fees. Use SURF BRUDDAHS who deliver (& pick up) boards of the line boards.

From beginners to serious surfing, these boards are awesome.

More Details

Kailua Beach Retreat
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Kailua Beach Retreat

I was raised in Kailua and my family goes back numerous generations on the island. After college and graduate school on the mainland we knew we wanted to raise our family in my hometown of Kailua. We made this our family home where we enjoyed raising our children. Our (now grown) children (and grandchild) as well as their friends have all enjoyed the laid back lifestyle and all the activities the beach has to offer.

Why Kailua Beach Retreat chose Kailua

Location, location, location! I grew up a mile down the road and my siblings and their families all settled back in the same area after college & grad schools on the mainland. Great being close to family!

What makes this apartment unique

Our beach-side lane's private beach access for 'lane residents only' is definitely a plus. No street to cross to get to the beach! So come and enjoy SHOREBREAK.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just what we needed to start our visit to Hawaii! Even the Tsunami Warning and evacuation has a piece in our beautiful picture of Kailua. The cottage was perfect, the beach amazing and your hospitality so comfortable and welcoming. If we ever have an opportunity to return we would welcome it with joy. Mahalo!
Oct 2012
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Kalama Tract Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Walk-in shower (no tub)
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Re-Opened Newly Built - Steps to Beach!!! Private Breezy Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 45 reviews

Great Southern Hospitality in Kailua

  • 5 of 5

Flying in from Texas, we discovered nestled in palm trees great Southern hospitality in Kailua. Susu and Greg gave us a warm reception and showed us to our private bungalow with beautiful views and ocean breezes in a very quiet and soothing area filled with tranquility. Short walk, easy access to the best beach in Oahu. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo D&J for staying in our upstairs cottage! We are glad you enjoyed your time here. We look forward to your return trip!
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Great Honeymoon Location

  • 5 of 5

The website is exactly as described. We had a great time, the welcome basket was a nice touch, the breezes are epic - had to close windows on some nights due to sound of ocean and the wind in the trees. My wife sleeps best in 100% quiet so as much as I loved the sound of the waves at night, on the 3rd night I got her ear plugs and we both slept well.

Thanks for the sweet accommodations! Hope to celebrate our 1st Anniversary back there.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying here on your honeymoon. We enjoyed our visit with you down at the beach. Glad the earplugs worked! We look forward to having you back for your 1st Anniersary. Mahalo!
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Kailua, HI

Back after 5 years....Bright, Clean, Airy, Relaxing & Private!

  • 5 of 5

We had stayed here 5 years ago before the renovation and we cannot believe the transformation! The extra privacy, views, washer & dryer, well stocked kitchen and the best part of all- the location has remained the same! The beach is still uncrowded and our hosts were just as warm and welcoming as we remembered them. We won't wait 5 more years to come back as we have already booked for next spring!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting me post your guestbook entry...sorry you had trouble submitting your review. It was wonderful having you back! Glad the boogie boards worked out well and you bravely took on the King Tide in Waikiki....looking forward to seeing you next year!
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Walnut Creek

Best nights' sleep!

  • 5 of 5

Our son is stationed at KMCAS and we came for a short visit. Great nights sleep!!! The privacy and views to the ocean were unexpected. We never used the ceiling fans because the ocean breezes are great. Favorite thing we did was drinking our coffee sitting on the private deck looking out to the ocean. We will be back! SOON!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for staying at our rental. We are glad you had an enjoyable visit with your son and saw so many of the island's attractions during your short stay with us. We look forward to having you back!
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Awesome place & warm welcoming !

  • 5 of 5

Aloha from Bordeaux (south west , France) !! First, we would like to thank Susu and her husband for their warm welcoming ! We are French travellers and it was our 2nd trip in Oahu (and Kailua too). Bungalow and yard very well located to reach the beach in.....30 seconds ! Quiet, super clean, well equiped bungalow....what else ! Perfect for us, we warmly recommand this place. Thanks again for the "goodies" at our arrival : fruits, chocolate, coffee and tea. Mahalo Susu ! Sandra & Jean-Marc

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Sandra & Jean-Marc, It was wonderful meeting you and we are glad you had such a nice time in the islands! We were happy that in all of your travels you ended up in Kailua and at our place :) We hope to see you again one day soon!
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Tehachapi, CA

Charmig and Private

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of this delightful retreat. Very quiet but close to restaurants and a pristine beach just steps away. It was immaculate and SuSu is the perfect hostess, knowledgeable and accommodating. A special treat was a welcome basket with Hawaiian fruits and there was coffee and tea in the unit, and that was very nice. The beautiful private yard was a real bonus too. We would stay there again definitely. Thank you SuSu.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha C&D! We are glad that you enjoyed your time here and we were happy that your family was able to get together back on the island. Thank you for choosing to stay at our rental!
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Kalama Tract Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 25 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
6 night minimum stay
Jan 5 2018 - Mar 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $135
Tax Rate 14.25%

Stays of one month or more: Damage Deposit $1000
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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