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Ocean Front Studio Private Bungalo Beach Hangout (TAT# W04802052-01)

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, Kitchenette, 1 full bath, outdoor shower, sleeps 2

Nestled in the quite fishing town of Hau’ula on the windward side of O'ahu, this rental is the perfect getaway for a couple. This ocean front studio with its own yard has everything you need. It’s a 5 minute drive to the Polynesian Culture Center which I highly recommend you visit, and a 20 minute drive to the heart of North Shore where the big waves are.

But in front our our place is all reef where you can paddle around on our (1)single person kayak or our (1) double person kayak,or snorkel and count the many colorful fish that live directly in front of the property.


This is the side of the island for sunrises, and surf. Chances are you can take a beach walk in the morning and only see a soul or two. There are a few local trails to hike in the area that range from beginner, to advanced. But whatever trail you decide the views are breathtaking.


We are local kamaaina. We are not investors from outside the islands. We can give you lots of local tips and help you plan a wonderful vacation. Find out where the best beaches are, spectacular hiking trails to waterfalls, local art and crafts shows, nearest farmer's market to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, the best restaurants where the locals eat.

There’s lots of local farms nearby selling fresh organic fruits and vegetables, Tiki carvers on the road selling their craft and a world renowned golf course (Turtle Bay Resort) only minutes away.

More Details

Reiko & Masa
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Reiko & Masa

Masa manages a popular restaurant in town.

He loves surfing and golfing.

Reiko works for a major airlines as a flight attendant.

She loves Annabelle (puddle & Maltese mix)

Why Reiko & Masa chose Hauula

(1) It has a private enclosed sandy area with steps leading down to the ocean.

(2) Very quiet and peaceful.

(3) You can kayak and snorkel in front of our house.

(4) Relax on the hammock for two after you play all day

(5) Enjoy BBQ in the back yard

(6) Local grown fruits and Vegetables are available to buy in the neighborhood stores, and many roadside stands that you will pass driving along the coast.

And many more!!!

What makes this studio unique

One hour drive from airport or Waikiki.

40minuets drive to Haleiwa or Kailua

Only 5 minutes drive to Polynesian Culture Center

15 minutes drive to Kualoa Ranch

Many spectacular hiking trails in the area


Hauula Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , This has a bathroom inside with a shower as well
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • reefs
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Ocean Front Studio Private Bungalo Beach Hangout (TAT# W04802052-01)
average rating of 4.5529413 based on 85 reviews

This place was amazing! Beautiful quiet location, with an amazing view of the sunrise off the ocean

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation! The location was nice and out of the way, so we could get away from the business of the city.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed our stay, the nicest part was being so close to the water. Location was easy to find.

  • 4 of 5

Would definitely go back and stay again. Very cozy, needs some work in the inside and definitely outback some maintenance. Need to replace the hammock. But otherwise very pleasant. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Any stay in Hawaii is Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 5 nights in November at this studio. Overall my wife and I were pleased with the property. It is small and unfortunately not a beach view from inside, but we spent such minimal time inside that it didn't bother us at all. Walk right outside and there is the beach which at this time Nov '17 does not have a beach to go enjoy. But as I learned the ocean is always moving and could have a beach by the time you visit the property. The BBQ grill was great to have to grill out on a few nights. The bed is comfortable and the ref works great. It's a little larger than a apartment size unit. The outdoor area was nice as well, but if I would recommend to the owners that it does need cleaned up a bit, just looks a little rough. But again not a deal breaker. The maintenance man was nice and helpful, and although he stays on sight was out of the way. Laundry facilities were good to have. My wife and I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

The water is to ruff to get in . You cant snorkel in ruff water, wont be able to see anything. The place was small, but nice bed very comfortable, I wish there was a comfortable chair to sit on inside because in the evening the cold wind blows off the ocean.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 2 of 5

The place was really small. Which was ok as my daughter and I are usually on the go and don’t spend a lot of time in our rooms - but this was small. What was most upsetting was the fact that even tho the discription says ocean front, you really are not. This is a studio carved out of a home which is ocean front. But there is another room, studio, something, that is in front of the studio that blocks out all sight of the ocean. There is absolutely nothing that opens to the ocean. You can’t see it from your room, there is no door that opens to the back yard, there are no windows that you can open and hear it from your room. Really disappointing. To enjoy the ocean you go out the side door, walk past your room, plus the room connected to the rest of the house, and into the back yard. Even tho we are gone for the day, my daughter and I like to sit and have coffee and look at the water in the morning, and sit to relax before turning in for the night. It was just awkward. The other thing that made us uncomfortable were the two windows it did have. Two little actual porthole windows in the wall - right over the bed. These did not open. Nor did they have any type of window covering! I went outside and looked in, thinking maybe there was some type of coating that you couldn’t see in. But you could. Granted, they were at the side, and there was a fence between the houses - but the houses are really close and the fence was not high enough to cover the windows. In a room as small as this was, there was no where to go to not be in front of the window, except the tiny bathroom and shut the door. We made make shift coverings out of extra towels every night. If anyone asked for recommendation on this rental I would point out the above two points. This is not a place I would choose again.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very peaceful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I wanted to relax after a 7 day cruise around the islands and this was the place to do it. It was very peaceful and beautiful. To be right on the ocean front was a wonderful treat for us. It did not matter what time of the day it was the ocean views were breathtaking. We especially loved the morning walk on the beach. The studio was very clean, nicely decorated and stock with what you expect to have when renting a vacation place. We would rent it again if we return to Oahu.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities: snorkeling, hiking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Tax Rate 14.0%

Our payment schedule is actually 30% down due at booking with the remaining balance due 30 days before you check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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