Wonderful, Romantic Sunset Walks on the Sea Wall! Very Private!(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Condo, Studio + Futon + King-sized bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
It is one of the most beautiful places on Earth! A white sand beach called Sans Souci Beach is less than a five minute walk from the condo. With a lifeguard, and palm trees hanging over the beach, it is the perfect place to spend your days, very suitable for all ages and skills. Across the street is Kapiolani Park, with free tennis, workout stations, the Shell, Tai Chi, yoga, famous Honolulu Zoo & Waikiki Aquarium. Many great restaurants & all the fun of Waikiki are just a 15 minute walk away. Diamond Head is directly across the street! It is close enough that you can hike or run up the inside of the crater every day. In front of Diamond Head Beach Hotel is the famous Tongs surf break & great swimming areas. The unit has spectacular views of the ocean, both sunrise and sunset directions, mountains, Diamond Head & Kapiolani Park. And don't forget views of rainbows are located everywhere! The unit is cozy and clean and can sleep 3 or 4 with a very comfortable king-sized bed and a futon with new mattress and cover in April 2012. Sheets, and towels are provided. The long galley bathroom has a large mirror with lots of lights over the vanity, the white-tiled walls in the shower and tub are spotless and there is a floor to ceiling window for great ventilation. There is a small kitchen area where you can prepare simple meals with the provided microwave, electric kettle, coffee maker, coffee bean grinder, electric frying pan, rice maker, toaster, plates, cups, glasses and cutlery. The bar-sized fridge was new in April 2012. An ice machine is located near the coin operated washers and dryers. You don't need a car! The municipal transit system, called The Bus, has a stop almost directly in front of Diamond Head Beach Hotel. Route 14 or 22 will take you to Kahala Mall in minutes where you can shop at Long's Drugs, Macy's, Whole Food grocery store, and many other stores. It is hard to see the Mall from The Bus stop where you need to exit The Bus. Tell the driver where you are going and he will help you leave The Bus in front of the Post Office building. When you are ready to return to the condo, use The Bus stop in front of MacDonald's in front of the Mall. Watch for bus 14 or 22. And, if you run out of energy while walking along the beaches, malls and shops of Waikiki, hop on a bus on Kuhio Ave to bring you home! You will be dropped off almost directly at the front door of the condo!
Keywords: Oceanfront, Spectacular Ocean Views, Short walk to the heart of Waikiki, Sunset View, Kapiolani Park views, Tongs Surf break, Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium, White Sandy Beach, Sans Souci Beach, Diamond Head Lighthouse, Yoga on the Beach
Member since: 2010
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed:
There is a flat, but slightly ramped, surface from the front sidewalk all the way to the elevator. The bathroom door might be too narrow for some wheelchairs. A wheelchair can access the flagstone patio at the oceanfront side of the building to enjoy meals while watching surfers and sailboats!...moreless
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- http://g.co/maps/cr8vw Kapiolani Park is directly across the street where you will find free tennis, workout stations, Tai Chi, jogging, entertainment at The Shell. You can climb Diamond Head crater which is directly across the street, cost is $1.00 per person. As you leave the condo turn right and enjoy a casual walk through a very upscale neighbourhood of custom homes. Continue past these houses along Diamond Head Road to Diamond Head Lighthouse, and a bit further to another very popular surf beach. If you feel up to it, you can walk all the way around the base of Diamond Head crater in just over 2 hours. Make sure you wear a hat and carry a bottle of water with you. Check out South Shore Grill towards the end of this tour and try their fish tacos!...moreless
- CD Player
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
There is enough counter space to prepare many simple meals. You can prepare a wide variety of meals with the rice cooker, electric kettle, toaster, electric frying pan, coffee maker, coffee bean grinder & microwave....moreless
The bar-sized fridge was new in April 2012. Beside it is a cabinet that contains an earthenware dinnerware set of coffee mugs, bowls, lunch and dinner plates. There is a set of knives, forks and spoons, as well as a paring knife, spatulas, cork screw and can opener. The fridge has a small freezer. An ice machine is located beside the laundry area....moreless
Deck / Patio:
There is a large, common area flagstone patio at ground level, facing the ocean, where you can use one of several wrought iron tables and chairs to enjoy your meals. And a few steps below this patio is a grassy lawn with a number of chaise lounges where you can soak up the sun while watching surfers and sailboats directly in front of you!...moreless
- Lanai / Gazebo:
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Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning fee $100
- Tax Rate 13.97%
Rates are slightly higher for holidays.
There is a cleaning fee of $100.00 for all stays.
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Cancellation terms: a full refund will be made if written notice of cancellation is given 45 days or more before the arrival date. Cancellations made less than 45 days before the arrival date will be refunded for every day that another guest can be found for those dates. A $75.00 fee will be subtracted from that refund.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Tongs Surf Break is a great surf break for everyone. It contains a fast right that closes out, a slower left that dumps you in a deep channel, and even some good beginner inside waves that roll all the way into shore. You'll also find a few kayakers that sit way outside and catch the occasional big crumbling left.
The wave tends to double up a lot which can make it tricky to manage...but all in all it's great for shortboarders, longboarders, and kayakers of all skill levels.
In & Around Waikiki (Less than a 1-Mile Distance):
• Waikiki Beach
• Kuhio Beach Park
• International Marketplace
• Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center
• Duty Free Shop Galleria
• Hilton Hawaiian Village
• Hawaii Convention Center
• Honolulu Zoo
• Waikiki Aquarium
• Ala Wai Golf Course
Others with Approximate Distance from Waikiki:
• Ala Moana Shopping Center (3 Miles)
• Ala Moana Beach Park - Magic Island (3 Miles)
• Diamond Head State Monument (1/2 Mile)
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: My name is Alan Rudow. I am the owner of this amazing condo. I live in Ontario Canada. Because I am so far away, Deborah Kirk, who is a friend and real estate agent, manages the condo for me. This is her picture. She is a long time resident of Hawaii, she sells Real Estate as well as manages property & specializes in custom renovations for small spaces.
Why the Owner Chose Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis, Honolulu, HI, USA:
This studio condo is in the ideal location for anyone wanting to stay in a quiet location on the ocean, just a short walk to the hustle and bustle of Waikiki. The Bus stops in front of the Elks Club next door. You can make connections to all parts of Oahu using The Bus. Before you leave for Hawaii, do some research on www.thebus.org to see how easy it is to travel from the condo to your favorite Mall or activity on Oahu. Use the address of the condo, 2947 Kalakaua Ave, in each search.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
This condo does not offer a million dollar view.....it is a TEN million dollar view! It will take your breath away! You have an unobstructed view of Diamond Head while you eat breakfast, hundreds of surfers waiting for the next wave, dozens of sailboats, submarines, cargo barges, aircraft of all sorts, Waikiki just down the street, gorgeous, soothing Dillingham Fountain and 500 acre Kapiolani Park across from the condo.
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Sunset from the condo. You can also watch fireworks without leaving the condo!
Diamond Head side Ocean View from the breakfast table! Smell the salty air?
Sunset from the condo
Sans Souci Beach is less than a five minute walk from the condo.
View of Diamond Head from front walkway of the condo as the sun sets.
The terrace, under the palms, provides a front row view of the ocean. Private!
Waikiki Beach just after sunset as the moon appeared over Diamond Head.
Private oceanfront lounge area on the seawall! Have your meals and drinks here!
Some of the neighbours waiting to meet you out the front, off the seawall!
Fireworks on Waikiki Beach as photographed by a guest, from inside the condo.
Waikiki fireworks as seen from inside the condo, March 2013 Honolulu Festival
King bed beside wall of windows way above the palm tree tops! Listen to the zoo!
Long galley bathroom, new faucet, tub with shower, floor to ceiling window!
Futon mattress and cover were new in April 2012. Sleeps two very comfortably!
Sans Souci Beach is tucked in beside the Natatorium, near the Waikiki Aquarium.
A 15 minute walk along Queen Surf Beach takes you to Waikiki Beach, and the zoo.
The terrace down by the seawall is a wonderful place to have your meals.
Sunset at Sans Souci Beach
Just over the railing you can see one person in the Swimming Hole by the stairs!
Join the crowd to watch a movie on the beach! Condo is at the top of the picture
This is your private front row seat for fireworks, as seen from inside the condo
All this LOVE was created by a guest who found this coral in front of the condo!
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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