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Gorgeous Home Central AC Breathtaking Panoramic Views!

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights


About the property

Private pool amazing view of rainbows & sunsets from the deck 6 Bedrooms 3.5 B

Perfect location for Honeymooners , Corporate retreat, or Family reunions!

Have the entire house to just the 2 of you for the memories of a life time, or for an entire family. Centrally Air conditioned with open floor plans .

Enjoy an amazing billion dollar panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and the most beautiful sunset in the world from your massive deck and private oasis in an exclusive neighborhood on South Oahu.

The neighborhood of Portlock is away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, and provides a most exclusive million dollar neighborhood that is upscale, quiet, safe, and serene.

Relax and watch the sun rise , sun set, rainbows & clouds go by and on a gorgeous 3,500 sq ft deck while swimming in the private pool .

Indoor space of 3,500 sq ft for 7,000 ft² of the most beautiful space on earth.

Enjoy the best sunset in the world, perfect view of Diamond Head, Honolulu City Lights, watch para sailers, paddlers, the blue ocean and crystal sky in a most exclusive home located in quaint, idyllic, million dollar neighborhood of Portlock on South Oahu.

6 bedrooms, 3.5 bath, with modern and fully equipped kitchen

1 king bed, 3 queen beds, 3 full bed, 2 twin beds.

You will be within a 3 minutes walk to China Wall / Portlock Wall, one of the most exhilarating dive spots on Oahu.5 minutes drive to Hanauma Bay, one of the best known snorkeling spots in Hawaii with gorgeous tropical fish, marine life, and living corals. 10 minutes drive to famous Makapu beach, Sandy beach, and the Blow Hole. Within minutes from great diving, and from Koko Marina which offers a wide variety of water sports including paddling, kayaking, snorkeling, banana boating, bumper tube, jet ski, wakeboard, scuba, and para sailing. Near by shops, gourmet restaurants, farmer's markets, and grocery stores.

You will also be within a very short driving distance from Sea Life Park, where you have chance to swim with the dolphins. Along the way, you will be seeing the most gorgeous coastline of ocean scenery in the world.

Waikiki, Kahala Mall and Ala Moana Shopping Centers are easily accessible by car within 15 minutes, and you will have access within a 5 minutes or less drive to grocery stories, great restaurants, coffee shops and shopping near by. If you prefer, we can also help provide catering for your daily consumption or for small parties and celebrations.

Keywords: Exquisite, quaint, charming, exclusive, idyllic, natural beauty, quiet, serene, a comfortable home, outdoor living house, perfect for honeymoon, corporate retreat, family retreat, gorgeous sunset, expansive view, huge private deck, panoramic view,

scuba diving and snorkeling around the corner, near by paddliing, snorkleing at hanauma bay, dive at china wall, body surf at sandy beach, swim with dolphins at sea life park, nearby banana boat, kayak, canoeing, parasailing, jet skiing.

More Details

Property Manager
Sonya Serene Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Sonya Serene Property Manager

inventor, entrepreneur, avid swimmer, waterman, and traveler of the world

Sonya Serene Property Manager purchased this house in 2008

Why Sonya Serene Property Manager chose Hawaii Kai

I picked Portlock because when i was a little kid, i used to come here to fish, and fell in love with the quiet beauty of this idyllic, quaint, and charming place. A few years ago i purchased this home, not far from where i used to fish, and decided to remodel the back of the house to create a very large, 3400 sq ft deck with a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. The remodeling of the house was just completed with the construction of one of most expansive private decks in Hawaii for perfect outdoor living. You can still walk within a few minutes to great fishing, and diving around the corner.

What makes this house unique

You and your family will have a chance to enjoy the most amazing views and gorgeous sunset, on a great deck and at a location that is convenient, private, serene, and idyllic. you will be just minutes away from great diving, paddling, kayaking, snorkeling, banana boating, bumper tube, jet ski, parasail, wakeboard, scuba, and para sailing.


Hawaii Kai House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3.0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
    Bedroom 6 - 2 queen
  • Lots of lounging couches in three living room spaces :)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Gorgeous Home Central AC Breathtaking Panoramic Views!
average rating of 4.82 based on 50 reviews

Perfectly located and spacious home with breathtaking views and an amazing deck.

  • 5 of 5

No house you rent is perfect. It just can't be, especially when it's a great rental that many people use. What makes up for this is owners/managers who respond to issues and fix them, fast. We only had a few minor ones: BBQ was out of propane. Sonya dropped one off in fifteen minutes to save dinner. Smoke alarms started to go off (two different ones on different days) both fixed before we returned home. As far as the house, it's really great! We had 10 people (6 adults, 4 kids) the room layout worked well for use (the guest house is a nice touch if you have grandparents!). The house is nicely appointed and very comfortable. The kitchen is big and has all the appliances you could want. The cookware (pans, etc) could use a refresh but we purchased a new non-stick pan and left it for future guests as our way of contributing to such a wonderful place. The deck is HUGE and has a big table + chairs. A lounger set and a bunch of sun-deck chairs. The pool is wonderful as well. The real feature is the location though. You're 20+ minutes (with traffic) from downtown Honolulu and Waikiki. Just far enough from the hustle and bustle to really enjoy the island. You are 5+ minutes from hanauma bay which was the most amazing place - great beaches and amazing snorkelling. You have food, gym, groceries all super close by. You can also go for a 30 minute drive to the white sand beaches in the windward side or the amazing lanikai pillbox hike with mind blowing views. I really can't say enough. We have been Maui fans for many years now and our previous Oahu trips yielded no change. This trip, with this house, has changed our view. We will be coming back - to this place - next year! A++

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Robert ! What a wonderful review ! Thank you for taking the time to write such a heartfelt review :) Its guest like you who inspire us to always give the best service and make your vacation in paradise a memorable one . It was our pleasure to host you and your beautiful family ! Thank you also for your honest feedback which helps us to continue improving . We would love to have you back whenever you are ready !! Mahalo Sonya
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Property was beautiful with a great view. We sat out every morning with our coffee and the sunrise.

  • 5 of 5

The house was spacious and wonderful. We had more than enough rooms to accommodate everybody. 7 of us rented the property and my daughter came over from school with a couple of her friends and we cooked a big dinner and grilled out. Very nice kitchen. It was really fun sitting and visiting in the home. I thought the house was in a beautiful neighborhood and easy access to where we wanted to be. The view was gorgeous and we spent a lot of time looking at it.

Sonya was very helpful when we had a couple questions and she took care of things for us. Already trying to figure out the next trip.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love our family reunion trip!

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time that we had the family reunion trip. We decided on Honolulu because it is centralized between the States and Asia. There were total 13 of us, 7 adults and 6 kids under the age of 7. This place provided very spacious home while we are all away from home. Everyone had a bed to sleep on and the bedding was fairly comfortable. It even has an en suite which is away from the main house for those who like to sleep in or stay up late.

The kitchen was fully equipped with appliances and had all kinds of condiments ready. On the day of our check-in, a brand new dishwater was put in prior to our arrival. It was awesome especially that it was about 5 minute drive to Costco. So, for this reason, we cooked and stayed in a lot and spend a lot of time, just talking and catching up around the dinner table. However, the place is close to the Marina center where you can find lots of restaurants.

Overall, we were very happy that we found this place. Sonya the manager was especially responsive and understanding. She was there during check in and help us familiarize the place, gave good recommendation, and even when she was away, she was only a text away. She also allowed us to check out a bit late because of our flight time and with 3 toddlers. However, if I must nick pick, 1 additional bathroom would be great. And walls between rooms are not sound proof. However, we didn't really mind since the whole point of our trip was to spend every second together, and we accomplished that!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious home in an upscale neighborhood. It is comfortable, but not luxurious . Views spectacular!

  • 4 of 5

We were family group of 13. The house was clean. Carpets and bed linens a little worn out, but clean . Carpets were being changed the day we left. The kitchen and living areas are

spacious , with ample seating. The pool is small, but the deck is large with spectacular Ocean views..We enjoyed many gorgeous sunsets hanging out with the family by the pool . There are several small restaurants within walking distance, and Waikiki beach is 20-25 minutes most days. Several good nearby hikes.

A few negatives...

There are only 3 full baths shared among 6 bedrooms.

The front door jams easily and can be a challenge to open.

There is only 1 set of keys. They need to be left in lockbox when guests are out. The lock box functioning, is spotty at best.. probably should be changed.

There are plenty of plates for a large group, but the cutlery needs to be refreshed .

We did see a couple of cockroaches in the house, as other reviewers have noticed.

The outdoor gas grill is rusted and without a functioning igniter.

The property manager Sonya was very responsive both prior to arrival and after we got there. She went out of her way to drop off a popcorn popper when I asked if there was one in the house. Maintenance crew was called and showed up to fix a minor issue within a few hrs.

Overall, our family had a wonderful stay, and we would love to go back again!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous and Incredible

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home is well kept in a very quiet neighborhood.

You awake to a breath-taking view and can relax all day.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Barney for your five star review :) Sonya Serene
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Pearl Harbor!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect.We had enough space for 7 adults. It was a first for our family to stay together in one home. It was a bitter/sweet experience as our major goal was to attend a special memorial service for my wife's father, who died in May at age 95. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor and in the Navy for 30 years. He wanted his entire family at the service and staying at this home worked very well for all of us.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Mike ! Thank you for taking the time to write us a 5 star review ! Its always a pleasure when our guests leave happy :) Sending you ocean breeze and sunshine from paradise ! Please contact me when you are ready to come back . Mahalo Sonya
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Car: recommended

3 minutes walk to China Wall / Portlock Wall, one of the most exhilarating dive spots on Oahu. 5 minutes drive from Hanauma Bay, one of the best known snorkeling spots in Hawaii with living coral reef, the most colorful Hawaiian fish, and marine life. 5 minutes to all types of water sports , including bumper tube, banana boat, jet skis, parasail, wakeboard, scuba, waterski, snorkel, Eco Tours and surf lessons. 10 minutes from famous Makapu beach, Sandy beach, and the Blow Hole.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Cleaning Fee $600 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.96%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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