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Lofty Studio with Stunning Panoramic Mountain Views Near Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 530 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom + sofa bed/futon, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2

Soaring above the palm trees this beautiful private suite invites you to relax being soothed by the gentle tradewinids. Enjoy paradise having a panoramic view of the expansive Ko'olau Mountain Range. Watch the sunrise over the country club near Lanikai beach, and see the sunset behind Mount Olomana, the 'Matterhorn of Hawaii'.

The studio is private , it has a separate entrance, is situated over the garage,with private parking. It does not share any walls with the main house. In the air conditioned studio is a queen size bed, futon, tile bathroom walk in shower, jacuzzi tub, galley kitchen,and walk in closet. There is a small private outdoor deck to relax and take in the views. We provide beach gear including snorkels , masks, fins, boogie boards, beach towels, and cooler.

Two of Hawaii's most famous beaches are just a 7 minute walk or 1 minute drive. Kailua beach is 2 miles long, and features Flat Island which is a bird sanctuary that you can visit. Lanikai beach is rated one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, yet uncrowded and has a 'local feel.'

Swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddling, kite surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing, boogie boarding and surfing are popular activities at Kailua and Lanikai beaches.

A relatively easy hike called the Pill Box hike is close by, with magnificent 360 degree views of the ocean and mountains. within 10 minutes drive is either the hike to the top of Olomana Mountain ( called the Matterhorn of Hawaii) and the tropical rainforest hike to Maunaiwili falls.

We're just a five minute drive to Kailua where you can enjoy family and fine dining, and shopping Hawaiian relaxed style in the many contemporary shops.

Waikiki and Honolulu are 40 minutes away, for cultural events, museums, night life, endless restaurants and entertainment. Waikiki is a great place to learn to surf, and take ocean tours.

The North shore a beautiful 1+1/4 hour drive through mountains and pineapple farmland, is famous for world class surfing, botanical gardens, and ancient Hawaiian sites.

The Polynesian cultural center is just 45 minutes away for a day of experiencing a variety of island cultures from hula to fire dancing.

Whatever your interests, you can plan day trips and easily return to your private, quiet and romantic 'bird nest' hide-away.

More Details

Dan Brown and Diane
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

About Dan Brown and Diane

I am an occupational therapist, yoga instructor and body worker. If you are interested, I offer private sessions to enhance your relaxation while vacationing here in Hawaii. My training is in Craniosacral Therapy and Zero Balancing osteopathic technique/

Dan Brown and Diane purchased this studio in 2003

Why Dan Brown and Diane chose Kailua

It is a quiet neighborhood, 7 minute walk or bikeride to the 2 mile long Kailua beach, and close to Kailua town and schools. It is within easy 35 minute driving distance to the airport, and just 35-45 minutes to Waikiki and Honolulu.

What makes this studio unique

Very quiet, neighborhood, no thru traffic, nice neighborhood, close to best beaches, close to Kailua town with restaurants and unique shopping, easy access to Honolulu,


Kailua Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 530 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is tile, has a jacuzzi tub, a separate walk in shower, double vanities and a sky light.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , A/C, ceiling fan, pedestal fan
  • Wake up while still laying in bed to the 180 degree mountain views~ you may feel like you are on the tree tops looking out over the country club and surrounding trees.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Nearby Kailua beach is very popular for swimming in safe waters since it is a large bay as well as very scenic with ocean and mountain views. People enjoy water sports including surfing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, wind surfing, kite sailing. and diving There are rental shops close by for equipment and gear.


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Lofty Studio with Stunning Panoramic Mountain Views Near Beach
average rating of 4.5789475 based on 76 reviews

very pleasant accommodations

  • 4 of 5

enjoyed my stay, very peaceful, breezy, quiet and comfortable. beautiful mountain views

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The place itself was perfect for our needs and close enough to the beach. It was clean, comfortable and having the balcony was an added bonus where we could enjoy the beautiful scenery. Our hosts, Dan and Diane, were so friendly and accommodating and it was a pleasure to meet and talk with them both.

The only things to note would be the noise of early morning mowing of the golf course nearby and the brightness of the suite which could a disturbance to some for sleeping in in the mornings.

Overall, this was a perfect home away from home and we'd definitely return!

Michelle and Bob

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Lanikai

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful corner do Oahu, studio made much more spacious by walk in closet with room to stash open suitcases, gorgeous lanai view of golf course and mountains. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best view in Kailua. Great value

  • 5 of 5

The owners were really helpful and great people. Wonderful little place with a view that never gets old. .5 mile from the beaches and tons of restaurants. Short drive to Honolulu. Thanks so much for the courtesy of staying at your place.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Santa Rosa CA

Comfortable, fabulous view, great location

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were gracious and helpful, we woke up each morning to a spectacular view of the mountains, and the location was great: easy access to all major roads, wonderful beaches just blocks away, lots of good restaurants in Kailua and a warm small town feel, even though we could find everything we needed in town. The sunrises and sunsets won't be forgotten.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Richland, WA

Wonderful quiet neighborhood with easy pleasant walking to beaches, and dining.

  • 5 of 5

The owners are super helpful and kind. We got great advice on hiking and enjoyed the beaches and beach town feel (after noisy Honolulu). Clean apartment, beautiful views, plenty of space and lots of thoughtful little extras. Would come again and send friends!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Maui Mike's Fire-Roasted Chicken
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Kim Chee Restaurant
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Round Table Pizza
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Saigon Noodle House
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Waipuna Sushi
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The Food Company
American Restaurant
Yen Yen Chinese Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Ninja Sushi
Saeng's Thai Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
India Cafe Indian Restaurant & Catering
Indian Restaurant
Hi Fit Nutrition
India Bazaar Madras Curry
Indian Restaurant
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Jamba Juice Kailua Village Shops
Juice Shop
Teddy's Bigger Burgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Grylt Kailua
Noboru Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Pieology Pizzeria, Kailua
Pizza Restaurant
Boots & Kimo's
Hawaiian Restaurant
Bella Bistro
Morning Brew
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Bowles Burritos
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Mahaloha Burger
Hawaiian Restaurant
Mexico Lindo
Mexican Restaurant
Crepes No Ka 'Oi
Hawaiian Restaurant
The Curb Kailua
Coffee Shop
Aloha Salads
Salad Shop
California Pizza Kitchen at Kailua Town Center
Pizza Restaurant
Champa Thai of Kailua
Thai Restaurant
Hale Kealoha Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Nalu Health Bar & Cafe
Health Food Restaurant
Bee & Tea
Miyoshi Ramen
Chinese Restaurant
Ba-Le Sandwich Shop
Vietnamese Restaurant
Anuenue Exquisite Tea
Hawaiian Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Buona Sera
Italian Restaurant
Times Coffee Shop
Coffee Shop
Brunch Restaurant
Manoa Chocolate Hawaii
Chocolate Shop
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Honolulu - driving time 35 minutes
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
2 minutes
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
3 minutes
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 61 is 3 minutes from here
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
2 minutes
Car: recommended

Only 2 mins to Kailua and Lanikai beaches, 30mins to airport., 3 mins to historic market, lots of fun restaurants in Kailua town 5 mins from here.

Rent stand up paddle rental boards, kayaks, surfboards, bicycles, Segways close by. Bird sanctuary island just a swim from Kailua beach. HIking nearby mountain ranges, or to waterfalls. Waikiki just 30 mins from here for surfing, festivals, Hawaiian cultural events, hula,, music, night life, dining. Honolulu just 40 mins from here for museums, theatre, endless numbers of restaurants and entertainment. The North Shore is a beautiful one hour drive from here for seeing world class surfing, and touring botanical gardens and ancient Hawaiian sites. Honauma bay is 30 mins from here for a day of snorkeling. The Polynesian Cultural center is 45 mins from here for experiencing 'hands on' many Polynesian cultures including fire dancing and hula.

Enjoy the island all of its sites, while also experiencing a more 'neighborhood' feel in this quiet setting.

Other Activities: Surfing, Kayaking, Kite surfing Stand up paddle boarding, Boating, Miniature golf, Wildlife Viewing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.