About the property
- Condo828 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights
1 Bedroom(King) + Queen Murphy Bed, Bath with Tub & Shower, Free Wifi & Parking
Our second condo, 'Our Ocean Blue Piece Of Paradise' is an BEACHFRONT condo with an unobstructed view of a beautiful, quiet, sandy beach that is just a few feet away. It's set up very similar to our other condo, listing #399212. We're pretty proud of how much our guests enjoy their stay, and have had several guests come back more than once.
This new condo is on the second floor. There is an elevator if you want, but it does have stairs that go right to it that you can use if your don't want to mess with waiting for the elevator.
Our beach is reef protected, meaning the waves break offshore. So the ones coming in to the beach are calm. Making our part of the ocean good for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle-boarding, sailing, and fishing. It's especially good for small children.
We just purchased it about 3 years ago and spent a month doing some remodeling and refurnishing. We, of course, ended up doing way more than we had planned on. We decided to replace all the appliances. We have a new SS Whirlpool refrigerator, dishwasher, and cooktop oven. Along with a new GE full size washer and dryer. We just posted pictures of it. This year we put a new backsplash in the kitchen that actually reflects the image of the ocean in it. We hope you like how everything turned out. We love how the ocean has different shades of blue and green in it. So we decided to use the ocean blue colors as our theme.
We want you to enjoy our vacation home, and come to love it as we do. Our goal is to have you walk in, take one look at the gorgeous ocean view, feel the Trade Winds blowing through, listen to the waves... and immediately relax & let all your stress start melting away. Close your eyes and imagine it now.... doesn't it sound wonderful?
We enjoy beautiful sunrises in the morning and moon rises at night. We have seen big Sea Turtles sleeping on the beach in the morning, and Whales spouting and breaching on the ocean(from November to April). We like to sit on the patio and watch the waves break on the reef, sometimes we even sleep on the Murphy bed in the living room just so the waves can lull us to sleep. Then, if we leave the curtains open a little, we can wake up to a gorgeous sunrise streaming in through the lanai window. It is truly our idea of Paradise! Hopefully, it will become yours, too!
Our beach is very quiet and you will have it practically all to yourself, because there is no public beach access. The pool area is also just for residents, you need a key FOB to enter (which helps to make it safer for kids).
You'll be happy to know there is no lock box to mess with. We are one of the few owners who employ an agent to welcome our guests personally. She will show you where everything is, how to use it, and be your on-island contact person while you are here to help with any questions you may have.
You will have ''No Worries'' as the locals say...only to decide if you are going to spend the day on the beautiful beach outside your lanai or go for a scenic drive along the coast to do some sightseeing.
We have a true 1-bedroom (not the small sleeping alcove some call a bedroom). We also have lots of dresser, closet, and cabinet space, so you should be able to empty your suitcases and make yourself at home. We know some of you like to fall asleep listening to the TV, so we have one in the bedroom and one in the living room. We have tried to stock our vacation home with all the things we enjoy when we are traveling.
One of my favorite things is the Murphy Bed. You will have the choice to sleep in the bedroom on the new king size bed, or in the front room listening to the waves all night from the new queen size Murphy Bed. We've also purchased new acacia wood rattan furniture, linens, dishes & silverware, cookware, beach towels & mats, beach chairs, snorkel gear, boogie boards, coolers, binoculars... just about everything!! ;)
There is almost always a nice breeze blowing thru the condo due to the trade winds, but for those who like a fan...we have 2 ceiling fans with remotes and a pedestal fan. We have a good assortment of books & DVDs for all ages. We have also prepared a binder showing nearby grocery stores, churches, restaurants, and doctor; along with sightseeing tips, coupon books, and shopping suggestions.
We purchased our first condo, ''Our Piece Of Paradise'' in March of 2011 and have been renting it out as a vacation rental ever since. But there are times when we get inquiries saying they love the look of our condo and our reviews, but their dates aren't open, 'do we by any chance have another condo'! Or, times when we want to come ourselves, and our condo is already booked. So we have been looking for another one. We like this area so much, we purchased this condo in the same building.
We've hired the best cleaning person in the building so our guests can be assured the condo will be freshly cleaned and ready for you to enjoy. For those of you who like some added piece of mind, there is a security guard on duty when our building maintenance staff is off duty.
Chris and Al Livingston
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- May 20, 2018
About Chris and Al Livingston
Al asked me one day what my favorite place of all was to go on vacation. I didn't hesitate for a minute, I said 'if I could afford it, I would go to Hawaii every year'. So he surprised me with a trip for my birthday. He had never been there before and he came to love it as much as I did. We had been engaged for over 3 years and just didn't have time to plan a wedding, or know where to do it since our families where spread out across the country. So one morning, not to long before we were supposed to go home, he surprised me with a trip to get a marriage license... and we were married at 'Sunset on the Beach' two days later! Needless to say....I have come to LOVE his surprises!! ;)
Chris and Al Livingston purchased this Condo in 2014
Why Chris and Al Livingston chose Punaluu
Since then, it was always a dream of ours to own our own 'Piece Of Paradise'. But we wanted to be away from all the traffic and congestion of Honolulu.Our favorite part of the island was the North Shore area, so we started looking there. We fell in love with our first condo as soon as we walked in and looked thru it...to see the ocean right out the lanai! And now we are fortunate enough to be able to purchase this second condo. Making us better able to accommodate guests who are looking for more than one condo.
What makes this Condo unique
We would love to share 'Our Ocean Blue Piece Of Paradise' with you, so you can have the same wonderful experience in Paradise that we do. We especially love it when we have couples stay who are getting married or honeymooning on the island...it brings back some great memories! But we also really enjoy making any occasion you have...even more special!! Just like one of our favorite sayings, 'What happens in Hawaii... stays with you forever'!! :)
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
The exact opposite of Waikiki. Quiet secluded with a nice beach. The property had everything you need except a toothbrush. Think Jurassic Park with a beach. Stores and North Shore within 20 min drive. Honolulu about 45 minute drive. Recommend for relaxing time.
Perfect Island Get Away
We loved our stay at this perfect island get away. The crystal blue ocean is right out the door with the soothing sound of the waves gently lapping on the soft sandy beach. Snorkeling in these pristine coral waters was a delight, not to mention the turtles sunbathing on the beach. Our hosts Chris and Al made our stay at this beautiful condo feel like home, from the moment we were greeted they made sure our every need was taken care of.
I would HIGHLY recommend this property to anyone wanting a vacation that they will remember for a lifetime.
Loved it! Worth every penny!
I'm so glad we picked this condo! We've stayed at others in this building, and this by far is the best! It was a little bit more than some of the others, but they gave you so much more it more than made it worth it ! And I loved the color scheme!
The condo was the perfect location!!! Close to several beautiful sites that we toured. This is ideal for those not wishing to stay in Honolulu.
Beautiful view, and very nicely decorated.
We enjoyed our stay at your piece of paradise! This place had all you need., appreciate the extra touches, snorkel gear, ice chest, beach towels ect. You do hear traffic in the bedroom but if you close the window and run the fan it's not a problem. This unit had a murphy bed that you can sleep on and listen to the ocean. Chris and Al are wonderful host. Hope to plan another trip!
It was lovely to be able to sleep right off the beach with the sound of the ocean. The unit was super clean and Chris was so accommodating while we were planning our trip. The only issue we had was that the walls are thin so we heard noise from other units above and below us in the main bedroom and the bathroom. But having the Murphy bed in the main living room area was perfect since the sound of the waves drowned out any noise when we were sleeping. Kitchen and linens were well-stocked which was really helpful. Great to have the in unit washer and dryer as well.
We are located on the North Shore, away from all the Honolulu traffic and congestion, but still just a beautiful 45 minute drive (thru the mountains and along the coastline) from the airport. We are centrally located for many of the popular tourist attractions. We're 10 minutes from the Polynesian Cultural Center, BYU campus, Laie Temple, and Kualoa Ranch; 15 minutes from Turtle Bay Golf Course; 20 minutes from the popular surfing beaches and Waimea Valley; 25 minutes from Kaneohe Bay and the Marine Corps Base; and 30 minutes from Kailua and Haleiwa. We would love to help you make wonderful memories of your visit to Paradise! Just like one of our favorite sayings, 'What happens in Hawaii ............ stays with you forever'!!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
You get your 3rd person's stay for free with stays over a week. Plus additional discounts for stays longer than 10 days. Discounts for Back-To-Back stays, arriving and/or departing the same day as another guest. We have a minimum stay of 4 (or 5) nights unless you're looking for a shorter stay that fits perfectly between two longer stays. Special Last Minute Rate for openings within a month of your stay. We also offer a Military Discount for active duty personnel. Extra $25 cleaning fee for parties of 5. Your reservation will be confirmed when we receive your deposit payment & rental contract Hawaii Tax ID#: W54050685-01 On Island Agent to meet & greet you- Kathe Cooper