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BEACHFRONT! Barefoot living on the best spot on Lanikai Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Space 640 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom/ 1 bath on Lanikai Beach

BEACH FRONT property. Step from the property onto World famous Lanikai Beach....soft white sand and clear green water awaits you each morning.


How to pass your day? Walking barefoot in the soft sand, snorkeling in our clear protected waters observing the colorful reef fish and turtles, paddling a kayak out to the Mokulua Islands less than a mile off shore, hiking up to the pill boxes for unbelievable panoramic views.

Enjoy an evening beverage as the sun sets behind you . . .

Beachfront table for enjoying the ocean views.

Relax in the hammock under the coconut palms feet from the beach.

Private back yard gazebo if it is too breezy up on the ocean

Queen bed for 2 adults

Double bed for up to 2 children/plus additional twin bed (in separate room)

Full kitchen with pantry

Fabulous and private outdoor shower


High speed Internet and 42" Smart TV w/cable, Netflix and more

Air conditioning in living/Queen-bed room, for the occasional muggy summer afternoon

GATED, COVERED AND SECURE OFF STREET PARKING!!! Never fight to park on the streets of Lanikai and never worry about your car being broken into!

Kid friendly safe swimming -- protected from surf by Lanikai reef.

This is a street side cottage on an beachfront lot. Owners live in the other cottage.

Non-Smokers only please.

*In compliance with the Revised Ordinances of the City and County of Honolulu, the Property will be made available to you for your use and occupancy for a period of thirty (30) days. If you vacate the Property before the end of the 30-day, the Property will remain vacant balance of the 30-day agreement.

This Property is registered as a Transient Accommodation with the State of Hawaii.

TA # W93770089-01

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2013
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018


Lanikai Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - Ceiling fan & A/C - 1 queen , High ceiling, ceiling fan & A/C
  • Double bed and twin bed in a separate room with high ceiling and ceiling fan. Kids bedding available (Pack N Play crib)
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Safe and family friendly neighborhood. Perfect for strolling, jogging or bicycling around Lanikai loop.


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BEACHFRONT! Barefoot living on the best spot on Lanikai Beach!
average rating of 4.9016395 based on 61 reviews
Brentwood, TN, USA

Location, location, location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beach living does not get more picturesque than at Paddler’s Dream. Our family just spent the last week of our three week trip here and the only problem was everyone just wanted to stay at the house and enjoy the beach, yard and cottage. It offered everything you could want. Stay at the house for the location (and parking) alone but the cottage itself is lovely. Much larger than in the pictures! Everything you need for the perfect beach vacation…cool and breezy, comfortable beds, full kitchen, very clean, own washer and dryer, awesome sofa (big enough for everyone to enjoy great movie time in the evenings) and don’t even get me started on the outdoor shower. Staring up at the stars while taking the perfect temperature shower at the end of the day was heaven on earth. The house comes with 5 star hotel robes making shower taking an event to look forward to. However nothing compares to this home’s location on the famed Lanikai beach. It is everything Hawaii should be. You cannot get closer to the Mokuluas except by kayak or paddle board. It is memories that we will never forget… especially since this is where we will be staying every time we come back to Oahu.

All of this and the greatest host ever! The main house is occupied by the estate owners. They were there or a text away if you ever needed them or anything. They had coffee, fruit and goodies in the cottage awaiting your arrival and always made you feel so welcomed. We had free rein of the beachside yard even letting my youngest hang his ENO from the trees. We did not see them much but they always made us feel more like family visiting than vacationers. Thank you for giving us the ultimate “LOCAL" experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location! Lives up to its name paddlers dream the best beach on the island of Oahu!

  • 4 of 5

My wife And 9 month old daughter stayed at the cottage for 7 days they had a Pak n play so that was a plus. Beach access was the best feature of the property There’s also a paddle board, kayaks & plenty of water floats you can use. The outdoor shower was used every day and had visits from the geckos often. Kitchen is equipped enough with necessities including the blender we used to purée my daughters food, there’s no exhaust fan on top of stove but it is well ventilated just open the windows which all have screens. The bed was a little bit too firm for our liking we ended up sleeping in the couch due to it was more comfortable. The gate is sometimes a hassle opening and closing specially when it’s raining, the water does collect in front of the driveway gate so your feet will get wet when you close the gate, it would be nice to have an automatic gate..

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay! The double bed in the other room is less firm and may have suited your preference. Or, as you mentioned, the sofa is comfortable too! The drainage along the street does back up a little after heavy rains -- the City is working on fixing it.
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True Hawaiian experience!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful vacation. We came in June for our twin daughters high school graduation trip. It was everything we could have hoped for and more. The house is definitely a small beach shack but located on the BEST place on Lanikai Beach. If you need a "resort" with air conditioning, a boring pool and lots of people this is not the place for you. If you are looking to experience the true Hawaii on the best beach on the island then this is absolutely the place you want to be! Gordon and Vlasta are wonderful hosts and the property has everything you could want or need for a fabulous time at the beach. We used the paddle board and kayak to go out to the Mokulua's, we used the boogie boards and snorkeling equipment, beach chairs, beach mats and beach umbrella. We usually ate our dinner just out in the back on the wonderful counter high table that overlooks Lanikai beach. For a great meal just head over to Hibachi and get some delicious poke and have your meal looking out at the beach with a glass of wine or beer! We pretty much never left the property except to grab food. If you get up at 5:30am you can watch the sunrise over the ocean with a cup of coffee in your hand. Thank you for the best stay and we will 100% stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We certainly enjoyed you and your family and look forward to your return to the “beach shack.” At 640 sq. ft. with A/C, ceiling fans, high-speed WiFi, 42 inch smart TV with cable, Amazon & Netflix, indoor and outdoor showers, and full kitchen & pantry, it is certainly a high-end beach shack! ☺
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Dreams can come true!

  • 5 of 5

What is a paddler’s dream?

It’s always having the wind at your back and calm seas before you.

It’s being able to sit comfortably and immerse oneself in a warm, soothing sun and crystal-clear seas.

It’s being on a body of water most can only hope to see and experience in their lifetimes.

Metaphorically speaking, this also sums up our experience at the Paddler’s Dream cottage in Lanikai.

This charming property is amply named and checks off all the boxes you need. Comfortable? Check. Invigorating? Check. Tranquil? Check.

The owners are Vlasta and Gordon, and they couldn’t have been more pleasant. Or helpful.

They provided an uber clean home, all the comforts you’d ever need, and Lanikai provided the breathtaking views in which to enjoy them.

This was our second time staying at Paddler’s Dream. And as long as the the tradewinds of life push us in the right direction, we will indeed be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yakima, Washington

Heaven on Earth!

  • 5 of 5

This was not only the perfect vacation but the perfect rental. Quite, spacious, convienent and truly beachfront. We won't stay anywhere else, this is our spot. We couldn't have asked for more, other then more time to stay.

The owners were so pleasants and accommodating, we are already planning a return trip!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage on a beautiful beach

  • 5 of 5

Paddlers Dream is a wonderful place to rest, relax, restore yourself and get away from everyday life. Gordon and Vlasta are gracious hosts and have stocked the cottage with everything you need and if it's not there they will get it for you. Lanikai Bay is gorgeous! The colors of the water is breathtaking. The beach is right there and you can enjoy it from comfy chairs on the grass or on the sand. Snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking or swimming are all options as they have the equipment for you to use. We enjoyed the quietness of the community and cooked most of our dinners in. This was perfect after a day of diving with Island Divers in Hawaii Kai, being able to come "home" and sit by the water or relax in their backyard gazebo. This was great for the two of us, but a family would really enjoy the access to the beach with all the comforts of home just a few steps away. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Buzz's Steakhouse
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Mid Pacific Country Club
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Pali Highway Lookout
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Buzz's Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
Lanikai Beach
Car: recommended

kid friendly beach - Lanikai beachfront


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $195
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Deposit is 50% of total.
Full payment due 60 days prior to arrival.
Non-refundable, please invest in travel cancellation insurance.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund