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5 minute walk to Beach, A/C, WiFi, BEST VALUE! Last minute Discounts - Inquire!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2 adults and one baby OR child)

*Calendar is managed off-site. Please inquire about availability, last minute specials or monthly rates.

Located in a lovely beachside town, Kailua By The Sea is a second floor detached studio with a private entrance and lanai (balcony). The room is designed for relaxing and getting into an aloha state of mind.

A five-minute stroll around the corner (200 yards or 0.1 mile!) takes you to our secluded beach access on Kailua Beach; the center of Kailua town is less than a mile away (0.7 miles).

Newly constructed in 2013, the 485 sq. ft. room takes advantage of the trade winds but has a split system A/C and a ceiling fan to keep you cool when the trade winds stop blowing. Insulated walls and double-glazed windows keep the room very quiet. No one lives beneath the studio and there are no other rental units on the property.

Rinse off the sand in the spacious shower which uses a heat pump water heater. Dimmable LED lights set the mood for a relaxing evening.

Sleep comes easy on the comfortable king size bed which has a top quality memory foam mattress. Just like in the best resorts, everything that touches your skin, including the duvet cover, is freshly laundered when guests depart.

Enjoy indoor or outdoor dining on the lanai. Prepare simple meals in the kitchenette equipped with a microwave, toaster oven and electric skillet. A private bbq grill is also provided for guest use. A 40-inch TV, in-room WIFI (high speed) and designated off-street parking are also included.

The room will be stocked with a few complimentary items for your first morning's breakfast.

We have two bikes for rent. There is no washer/dryer for guest use but there are self-service laundromats and dry cleaners located nearby.

We live on-site but we value your privacy. Knock on our door if you need anything or if you want to 'talk story.' We love chatting with our guests and sharing our knowledge of our beautiful island home.

TAT#: W01598316-01

More Details

Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Owner/Manager

We are long-time Kailua residents. We are an ocean-loving family that enjoys making new friends, traveling, photography, snorkeling and stargazing. We love Kailua and we do what we can to take care of our beautiful beach town.

Why Owner/Manager chose Kuulei Tract

We wanted a home by the sea in Kailua. We love that we can walk to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world in five minutes. The beach at night is also magical - with sand crabs scuttling about and moonlight reflecting on the water. We built the studio primarily for family and friends who visit, but we also enjoy sharing it with people from all over the world. Several of our guests have left a penny behind with a wish to return. We hope you will stay with us and enjoy our beautiful corner of the world.

What makes this studio unique

If you like the aloha spirit, sandy feet and the simple beach life, you will enjoy our studio, Kailua by the Sea!

We are professional photographers, so if you would like some beautiful portraits on the beach to share with friends and family, inquire about our awesome guest rates.


Kuulei Tract Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • private bathroom
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , portable baby crib OR twin air mattress upon request
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
In-room WIFI, beach towels, beach chairs, small cooler, bodyboards and snorkeling equipment available at no additional cost. While linens, towels and a starter supply of toilet paper are provided, daily housekeeping is not included. Two bicycles are available for rent.


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5 minute walk to Beach, A/C, WiFi, BEST VALUE! Last minute Discounts - Inquire!
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 72 reviews

Close to the beach and town. Really clean and spacious for a studio!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay here! The place was immaculate and really spacious for a studio! We loved being a block off the beach. The hosts really thought of everything when it comes to the amentities. Lots of beach stuff to use, a safe in the room, extra towels, shampoo, conditioner, soap and lotion stocked in the bathroom. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect studio apartment just a couple blocks from Kailua Beach

  • 5 of 5

We loved this little studio above the garage--it was great having a little kitchen, and we walked to the beach almost every day. Extras included beach towels, a cute picnic basket (complete with two wine glasses and corkscrew), and shampoo/condition dispenser in the shower. Everything was very clean and neat. Would readily stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Well equipped and comfy. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • 5 of 5

All good things to say about our stay here and visiting Kailua and Kualoa. Thanks to Denise and the hosts for the advice and warm welcome.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and inviting.

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need to enjoy your stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and accommodating

  • 5 of 5

We loved the lanai for our evening dinners and enjoyed the close proximity to the beach. Thank you for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cute place

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay. Awesome location, awesome apartment.

I couldn't have asked for more.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lanikai Beach
Kailua Beach Park
Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Lanikai Pillbox Trail
Boots & Kimo's Homestyle Kitchen
Oahu's Windward Coast
Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden
Maunawili Falls
Kalapawai Market
Cinnamon's Restaurant
Kalama Beach Park
Mokulua Islands
Mount Olomana
Valley of the Temples
Kaneohe Bay Sandbar
Kailua Village Farmer's Market
Lanikai Juice
Haleiwa Joe's
Island Snow
Kawainui Marsh
Tokoname Restaurant
Champa Thai of Kailua
Formaggio Grill
Buzz's Original Steak House
Whole Foods Market
Jewel or Juice Kailua
Best priced and best tasting Acai bowls and smoothies in Kailua. A little difficult to find ...
Hanauma Bay Marine Preserve
Kailua Public Library
The Friends of Kailua Public Library operate a small store at the entrance to Kailua Library...
Kailua Sailboards and Kayaks
Rent a kayak or join a kayak tour to Flat Island or the Mokes. This place also rents bicycles.
AinaKai Photography
Top quality and best value on-location family portraits, wedding and vow renewal photography...
Baci Bistro
Kailua Town Pub & Grill
Dole Plantation
The Pearl Harbor Visitor Center
Polynesian Cultural Center
Polynesian Cultural Center
Kualoa Ranch
Diamond Head Crater Hike
Kalapawai Cafe & Deli
Buona Sera
Z Pizza Kailua -- CLOSED
Big City Diner
The Food Company
Morning Brew
Ciscos Cantina
Teddy's Bigger Burgers
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Pali Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Champa Thai
Nearest Beach
0.17 Miles
Kailua Beach
Car: recommended

Take your morning coffee to the beach and watch the sunrise. Spend the day frolicking at the beach! Bodyboard, kayak, windsurf, kiteboard or stand-up paddle on Kailua Bay. If you are lucky, a turtle might swim right up to you! When you need a break from ocean activities, visit Kawainui Marsh, the largest wetland in Hawaii. Several endangered waterfowl live in the marsh. (Birds are most active early morning or a little before sunset.) There are also several hikes in the Kailua-Lanikai area. Browse the beach-chic boutiques and try the restaurants in Kailua town. Take a long walk on the beach at sunset and say hello to the locals. When you are ready for the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, take a 30-minute drive over the mountain. All other major tourist attractions on the island are no more than an hour's drive from beautiful, laid back Kailua.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99 + Tax
Additional guest fee $15 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 15.0%

Maximum occupancy is two adults and one baby/child. $15/night for third person (baby/child). A twin air-mattress or a portable crib/pack-n-play is provided upon request. Please note that the studio and lanai are NOT child-proofed.

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Cancellation policy: Deposit refunded minus $50 fee if cancelled at least 30 days prior to arrival. No deposit refund if cancelled within 30 days of check in date.

Inquire about our discounted monthly rates and last minute bookings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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