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A Charming & Private Cottage with Plenty Aloha Spirit Awaits You.

Bedrooms 1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

One bedroom/one bath cottage.

Private entrance, private separate home with a clean and very quiet one bedroom cottage. We are minutes away from gorgeous Kailua beach and Kailua town. Please feel free to barbeque on the lanai while watching the paddler's, boaters, board surfers and more. Enjoy the sun and birds chirping in the morning on the lanai or in the evening with our beautiful moonrises. A kayak sail away to unbelievable gorgeous beaches. Lanikai, Kailua and Waimanalo.. Voted 'best' beaches in the world many times.

Please watch this beautiful video one of our dear tenants made for us. Clearly shows the beauty of this property.

We had the pleasure of Fran and his wife staying with us for over two plus months. They have returned often. Long time friendship is what we gained when we rented to them via VRBO.

Aloha and enjoy your stay in Hawaii. Wherever that shall be.

More Details


Keolu Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • One full bath
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Other (See Description) - 1 king
  • King size bed in bedroom located off the den.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
. There are Multiple kayak rentals available for hourly or day use off property very close to us. Walking distance to Kailua beach and/or Kailua town. Kailua beach is one mile away. Kailua town about a mile and a half. We are just under a half a mile away from Starbucks, multiple take out restaurants, McDonalds, Safeway grocery store and more. Our bus system in Oahu is impressive. Voted the best in the nation. The bus stops are situated in our neighborhood (around the corner a bit) and are so useful.


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A Charming & Private Cottage with Plenty Aloha Spirit Awaits You.
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time spending our 30th anniversary in this cottage. Very Peaceful, Comfortable, serene. We enjoyed Carl and Rhonda very nice, polite, and accomidating . Would recommend if your looking for a vacation to get away from tourism and crowds . Your close enough to get to it, but far enough to be away from it. Thank you Rhonda and Carl for sharing your property with us!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a pleasure meeting the two of you. Mahalo for your kind words. Hoping to see you again!
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Quiet and gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely gorgeous area. Walked to Kailua and Lanikai beach, swung in the provided hammock and was just so content in this spacious cottage. The homeowners are so very helpful and have everything that you can think of!

BBQ'ed on the Lanai and sat on the dock sharing cocktails.

Stayed a full month and loved every day!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Cottage in a Peaceful Setting

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked into this place we felt right at home, or at least, like we had found our home away from home. The pastel colors are light and bright, and the overall décor of the cottage is simply beautiful. We could not have asked for a more peaceful setting, especially being so close to the beach. The canal is right out the back door and we had a lovely paddle in the kayak (provided by the owners) out to Kailua Beach. I had never been to the town of Kailua and it was absolutely delightful. It has a small town feel and there are some great places to eat or have coffee. Rhonda (the owner) was a great host/concierge always pointing us in the right direction and recommending the best places to go whenever we asked. This was a great choice for our honeymoon. We could not have asked for anything more.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo.. What kind words. So happy you had a very memorable Honeymoon! A warm aloha to you both.
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Vancouver, Canada

Highly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came from Vancouver, Canada. The place is gorgeous! The view is very beautiful and relaxing. We had our dinners cooked on BBQ on the deck overlooking the water. What else you can dream of? The suit has absolutely everything you need: dryer, straightener, soups, lotions, full kitchen with pots and cooking utensils. Rhonda, the owner, is a very nice and helpful person. She offered us to use her Kayak (there is one single and one double) and we went around the pond enjoying the mountain views. Kailua in general is the best place to stay in Oahu. It feels like you are in a luxury village. There is a Wholefoods 2 minutes drive from the place where you can either buy food to cook yourself or buy already cooked meals. The selection is great as usual for any Wholefoods. lots of organic choices. The near by beach (Kailua Beach Park) is great for any swimmers. It is very big and long. If you like kiteboarding then this is a beach you want to go.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alberta, Canada

Excellent house and hosts.

  • 5 of 5

I'll start with do NOT do this place justice. The view is spectacular. The house was clean and HUGE. We had two couples, and there was plenty of room for everyone. The master bedroom was massive with a beautiful new japanese soaker tub and huge shower. The second bathroom was also nicely sized with a newly tiled shower. The other two guest bedrooms were nicely sized, and there were plenty of windows to enjoy the tradewinds. The kitchen was nicely sized and well stocked. We spend a lot of time on the massive lanai, enjoying the view in the morning and throughout the day. 5 minute drive to either Kailua beach or Lanikai beach, both incredible beaches. The house is also 5 minutes from multiple grocery and drug stores and restaurants. Our hosts were kind and generous, much like everyone in Kailua. One of the best experiences of my life. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Much aloha, Carl and Rhonda Pao This rental is not available anymore. Just the one bedroom cottage. Mahalo
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
January 28, 2018

About The Owner

We are a retired couple always enjoying Oahu. Home-owner was born and raised on Oahu. He has lived in this lovely Kailua home for over 50 years. His Hawaiian knowledge comes from his family of many, many generations here on these beautiful Hawaiian Islands. Golf, fishing, scuba diving, hiking, knitting, gardening and reading are just a few of our many interests. Our back-yard is filled with interesting creatures from birds and hens (for fresh eggs) to sea-horses!

Why The Owner chose Keolu Hills

Relaxing. Quiet. Clean. Close-by ammenities and friendly.

What makes this house unique

Meeting new friends while relaxing and enjoying the 'good' life. This is truly a remarkable place to stay. We hope to share a true aloha spirit and leave you feeling relaxed and happy to return for another visit.


Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach
Buzz's Original Steak House
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Shack
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Not private would be Olomana or Pali
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles

Fishing in the back-yard for tilapia, barracuda, puffer fish, crabs, oysters just to name a few. Recently we discovered sea horses live in our back-yard! There are kayak rental companies close by and from our back-yard to gorgeous Kailua beach is approximately 1/3 mile via the water. If you want a nice walk we are one mile to Kailua/Lanikai beach parks.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $150

50.00/75.00 per night for additional guests depending on the season. Rates always subject to change.
Cancellation fee is 150.00
Deposit shall be returned less $150.00
30 days or less deposit shall be returned less $250.00. IF owner has to cancel for
emergency situation all money rec'd will be returned to guest.

This cottage is not suitable for small children as we live on the water.

One half of the total fee's are collected to hold the reservation. Taxes are included in each quoted price via email. We also collect a Refundable damage deposit check in the amount of $250.00 that can be given when reservation fees are collected or at time of arrival. The remaining fees are collected by cash upon arrival or by check 30 days prior to check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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