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The Ideal Honeymoon Cottage: Quiet, Beachfront & Comfortable + EPIC VIEWS!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage: 1 Bedroom + Fold Out Bed (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2+)

WE ARE LITERALLY ON THE BEACH!

E Komo Mai (Welcome) to Paradise!

Honu Hale is a charming island-style cottage that sleeps 2-3 guests. Cozy Upstairs loft/bedroom with comfortable king size bed and ocean views- pull out sofa in downstairs living area. Fully equipped kitchen with granite counters. Dining area with ocean views!

We pride ourselves on being “hands on” owners. Although we do not live on location, we do our best to be available 24/7 for our guests' needs & requests. Our homes are fully furnished with everything you need for an ideal Hawaiian vacation!

YES! Hawaii 5-0 filmed at our property for Season 6: Episode 1 & the infamous Magnum PI house are less than a 1/2 mile away!

This home is safe & perfectly air-conditioned w/ Fujitsu A/C units… We are a secured & gated property!

When you step outside on your lanai (porch), you’ll discover the enticing ocean breezes & VIEWS of 7 ISLANDS including: Lanai, Molokai, Mañana aka Rabbit Island, Kaohikaipu aka Black Rock Island, Mokulua Islands & Moku Manu Island…! You can see the Hawaiian sunrise every single day of the year from our semi-private pier… Plan your days at the beach snorkeling, sea shell hunting or just lounging & sunbathing then enjoy a rinse off in your outdoor hot water shower after you're done.

Designated parking available for 2 vehicles & more parking is available upon request…

The lush yard of tropical delights including swaying coconut trees & tropical flowers, like the native-Hawaiian “half-flower” Naupaka & red ginger, kid- & adult-friendly swings, sitting benches & hammocks are for your pleasure! We welcome you to check out our tree house’s spectacular view :)

We invite you to sleep comfortably on our quality mattresses & high thread count cotton sheets.

A charcoal BBQ pit with a complimentary bag of self-starting charcoal is provided for all your outdoor cooking needs.

Our Beachfront Villas are breathtaking & you will not want to leave… A common refrain from our guests is “it’s better than the pictures!!!” Come experience our little slice of “Heaven on Earth…”

NEED SOMETHING SMALLER / LARGER OR NEED ADDITIONAL SPACE? ASK US ABOUT OUR OTHER PROPERTIES IN THE AREA! We can sleep up to 20 guests at our Beachfront Villas location & 12 guests at our Alaihi Street location. CALL TODAY TO FIND OUT MORE!! WE CAN'T WAIT TO INTRODUCE YOU TO OUR HOMES :)

Keywords:

Beachfront, House, Air-Conditioned, Open-Air, Upstairs, King-Sized Bed, Foldout Bed, Washer, Drier, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Parking, Serenity, Home Away from Home, Waimanalo, Lanikai, Kailua, Hawaii Kai, Hanauma Bay, Mountains, Ocean, Beaches, Golf Courses, BBQ, Dining Area, Lanai / Porch, Island Style, Pristine, Country, Close to Town, Beautiful, Unforgettable, Honeymoon, Hammock, Hot Tub…

*Holiday rates may apply

*Nightly rates may vary depending on time of stay, time of booking, occupancy, and any applied discounts

TAT Tax ID: W66794751-01

More Details

Property Manager
Vickie Groten
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2017

About Vickie Groten

I grew up in Waimanalo and raised my 3 children there as well. Our family enjoys Surfing, Kayaking, Boogie Boarding, Sailing, Fishing and long walks on the beach, we love and respect the ocean and we hope you and your family will enjoy this beautiful home as much as we do!

Mahalo nui loa for visiting Waimanalo, Hawai'i :)

Vickie Groten purchased this cottage in 1972

Why Vickie Groten chose East Oahu

My family and I cherish Waimanalo and the ability to get away from the city and enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside, unwind on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and still be minutes away from great restaurants, shopping, the cinema and all major Hawaii attractions. We feel blessed to be able to share the ALOHA and open our home to guests from all over the world!

What makes this cottage unique

See our REVIEWS! This home is a rare gem because of the location, amazing amenities, quiet & comfort, history, VIEWS & pleasant home-away-from-home comforts :) COME VISIT TODAY!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our return visit here was beyond worth it! Your cottages, pier, beach, canoe/catamaran... Were a blessing. We hope to come back with our kiddos. :)

We love learning about Hawaii & look forward to coming back here. It is one of my favorite things to snorkel here. Sitting on the pier, drinking coffee, meeting neighbors, watching 4 or 5 turtles at a time & fish are definite joys of staying here. Thank you again so much for sharing your beachfront property with us.
Feb 2014
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Amenities

Waimanalo Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 WALKIN shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • (1) Cal. King-Sized Bed + (1) Convertible Queen-Sized Fold Away Bed: Sleeps (2-3) Guests. Multiple Couches & Seating Available.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Keywords: Beachfront, House, Air-Conditioned, Open-Air, Upstairs, King-Sized Bed, Foldout Bed, Private, Washer, Drier, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Parking, Serenity, Home Away from Home, Waimanalo, Lanikai, Kailua, Hawaii Kai, Hanauma Bay, Mountains, Ocean, Beaches, Golf Courses, BBQ, Dining Area, Lanai / Porch, Island Style, Pristine, Country, Close to Town, Beautiful, Unforgettable, Honeymoon, Hammock, Hot Tub…

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

The Ideal Honeymoon Cottage: Quiet, Beachfront & Comfortable + EPIC VIEWS!
average rating of 4.733333 based on 61 reviews
5

Right up our "alley!"

  • 5 of 5

This is a converted barn. We live in an old farmhouse, so we felt right at home. The property is well-maintained, but I could have had even more fun with some clippers (I love to garden). The cottage has good privacy. You can lay on the bed in the loft and read, glance at the sea, then read some more. The stairs were a bit "sketchy" for this woman "of a certain age," but they are going to be remedied in early June. The porch is great. The little pier into the ocean is wonderful to walk on, feel the breeze in your hair, and look for turtles and fish. The owner, Mike, was so gracious and took us sailing TWICE!! Wonderful, just wonderful. Vickie is a great manager and is "there" when you need her. We had good neighbors, wonderful bbq's, good swimming in the honu pool down the beach, but most of all, were able to relax and just enjoy Mother Nature at her finest.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

The location of this house was amazing! If you are able, get up every morning and watch the sunrise over Rabbit Island while sitting on the bench by the pier. The house had everything we needed, dishes, towels, even beach chairs & snorkel gear.

Everything in the house was in great condition and we truly enjoyed our stay!

Note: The stairs to the bedroom loft are very narrow and a little sketchy, not for the faint of heart.

Also - the cleaning lady was there are 9:40 sharp, and stood outside the house waiting for us to finish packing up the car, so be ready to check out PROMPTLY at 10AM!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Hidden paradise treasure

  • 5 of 5

Well for starters when we arrived to this beautiful cottage we made mixed drinks to unwind and took in the view on a private beach with its own pier. When the kayak rental guys dropped off our kayaks they told us they knew the island like the back of thier hands but never seen this hidden treasure before! After they left, it was time to enjoy ocean kayaking after that we then decided to try snorkeling and actually swam alongside three sea turtles and even a sea snake with caution of course as we video taped it all with our gopros and water cameras then fished off the pier and caught hawaiin pink snapper,trigger fish,goat fish and even a moray eel that we released. Another great benefit of this location is that it's near to all the amenities like the Chiefs Luau, swimming with the dolphins, diamond head point longest drive is to the north shore for the shark cage which is a must! Overall this place is worth every penny....special thanks to Mike the owner for offering us a free ride on his sail boat and Vikki for going out of her way to making sure all needs were met which went way above and beyond. This experience was much needed...we went by our hawaiin names Keoni(Joe) and Kona(Donna) which we learned at kailua ranch zipline gift shop while looking at engraved key chains.lol! Thank you so much guys...sincerely Joe and Donna

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for family vacation! Perfect beach for young kids!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Lauren! We certainly enjoyed having you stay, and we very much appreciate you treating our home as your own. We hope you get in touch the next time you come to the island :-) Much Aloha, Vickie Beachfront Villas O'hana
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4

Perfect place to start our honeymoon!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed on the smaller middle property. The views are stunning and you have access to a small semi-private beach that you share with the two other properties on site. Although the cottage wasn't as private as I thought it would be, we never felt cramped and barely saw our neighbors. We were there for only three nights and two full days, but you're provided with all the essentials for a much longer stay. Mike even took us out for a ride in his boat. Great local places to eat down the road. The bathroom just needed a little more TLC, but overall the cottage was great! The views (especially the sunrise) were the hardest to leave.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were honored that you chose to begin your exciting new adventure together here! Mahalo for your kind words, and we hope that you'll be pleased to know that we have been exploring how to update and even possibly extend the Cottage a bit. Stay in touch!! Aloha, Vickie Beachfront Villas O'hana
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Stay for the view alone

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with our stay. This is a property that is shared with two other houses and we were lucky to have great neighbors when we stayed. The view is awesome and you are right on the beach practically. The pier is not private so people from all around can use it. It seems to be a popular site for swimsuit models which was fine with me! The only thing I would suggest in the small middle cottage would be to add a comfortable chair since there's only a little couch. But it wasn't a problem since we were either away from the cottage, on the beach or sitting on the really nice porch with all the geckos

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jerre! We are happy that you both made it safe and sound and were able to enjoy some amazing Hawaiian weather! Sailing is always a treat for our guests :-) With social media these days, the pier as a beautiful photo-op location is no longer our own well-kept secret. We are thrilled you chose to stay with us, and hope you will reach out to us again the next time you are on the island. Mahalo Nui Loa and Aloha!! Vickie Beachfront Villas O'hana
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Honululu International Airport ~ 30 minutes away
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Kona Brewing in Hawaii Kai & Kalapawai in Kailua
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Hawaii Kai Golf Course / Olomana Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
Kalanianaole Hwy: 2 lanes take you all around Oahu
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
LOCAL restaurants in Waimanalo Kailua & Hawaii Kai
Nearest Beach
You front yard!
Car: recommended

Our homes offer the best of both worlds: old Hawaiian style cottage living with all the modern amenities needed (plus more!). We provide authentic island style accommodations right on the beach, away from the hustle & bustle of Waikiki. We are in the small country town of Waimanalo, but are still just 15 minutes to Kailua Beach & Lanikai Beach, 25 minutes to Honolulu Town & Diamond Head, 45 minutes to Pearl Harbor & a 1 hour drive to the infamous North Shore. Waimanalo is home to one of the World’s most beautiful beaches as well as a few locally owned & operated restaurants & shops.

When you look out your window or step out onto your lanai (porch); you’ll see a heavenly view of Rabbit Island & the infamous Waimanalo ocean blues plus the majestic Ko’olau Mountain Range! Stroll down to your front yard & hunt for sea glass & seashells because you are ON the beach…

Enjoy your morning coffee (we recommend Hawai’i-grown Kona) & sunrise on our private pier, on one of our hand-made benches or even on your lanai (porch). Be sure to be on the lookout for our Hawaiian sea turtle ohana! The endangered “Honu” aka Hawaiian Sea Turtles love playing in the crashing waves of the Pacific…

During winter months (December to March) keep your eyes open for Humpback Whales!

Waimanalo Beach offers some of the SAFEST swimming & MOST SUPERB snorkeling in the Hawaiian Islands! The natural reef & plentiful native corals & fish provide protection to our coastlines & a plethora of color under the sea, sure to captivate you & your family… Some favorite guests seen from our pier include: the State Fish; Humuhumunukunukuapua’a & State Mammal; the endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal. We provide snorkels, fins & masks plus fishing gear upon request.

Waimanalo Bay Beach & Makapu’u Beach, both world-renowned for body surfing & are two of Oahu’s top boogie boarding beaches for beginners, are less than 2 miles from our Beachfront Villas PLUS we provide boogie boards for your use so you’re all good to go!

We LOVE our FREE CONCIERGE services from SeekSpot! Ask us or our SeekSpot Ohana about: Hiking, Beach-Combing, Meditation, Outdoor or Indoor Yoga, Scuba Diving,

Mountain Climbing, Horse-Back Riding, Sailing, Whale Watching, Bird Watching, Scenic Drives, Surfing, Paddling, Stand-Up Paddle Boarding, Golf or Minature Golf, Waterfalls, Sauna & Spa, Botanical Gardens, Restaurants, Shopping, Site-Seeing, Luaus, Historical Museums & MORE!

You’re in the perfect location to explore these activities & so much more without compromising authentic Hawaiian paradise & serenity!

Whether this is your 1st or 50th stay here in Hawai’i, we guarantee you’ll be impressed & won’t want to wait to book your next stay! Our guests all state… THE PICTURES DON’T DO OUR HOMES JUSTICE! :)

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Rates & Availability

Waimanalo Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%

We may be open to less than 3 nights stay if our calendar allows - Please ask :-)

BY PROCESSING YOUR PAYMENT WITH VRBO/HOMEAWAY YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR BEACHFRONT VILLAS TERMS & CONDITIONS LISTED ON OUR CONTRACT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION.

Rates Are Subject to Change
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Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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