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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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 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 ...
  • 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 4.915254 based on 59 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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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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Houston, Texas

Perfect Place for a Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Paddlers Dream was the ideal place for our girl's trip to Oahu! When my mother, sisters and I saw this picture, we were convinced this was the place for us. We had no idea how much it would exceed our expectations! Every morning, coffee in hand, we watched the sunrise on the most beautiful beach on the island! We had other adventures planned but it was fun to just stay and enjoy the beach and swim. Vlasta and Gordan had many nice touches inside and out of the cottage to make everything easy and enjoyable. Outside, they provided beach chairs, snorkeling gear, inter tubes, boogie boards, beach mats, life jackets, and even a cooler to put drinks in. The cottage was the perfect size for us. It had everything we needed to cook with and a huge soft sofa with lots of movies for us to watch for that one rainy day. One very nice touch was the welcome package of coffee, fruit and snacks waiting for us on arrival.

The location of the cottage is also great! It is walking distance to the Pill Box Hike, a must do if you are a hiker. It is an easy drive to grocery stores, farmers markets, souvenirs and dining. This place was the best, we will definitely go back and recommend it to our friends and family!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breakfast on the Beach

  • 5 of 5

First off, Gordon & Vlasta are the best hosts anyone can ask for. We had breakfast everyday on the table overlooking Lanikai beach and watched the sunrise between the Mokes. The kitchen is well stocked with condiments & pots/pans so you can prepare meals if that is your thing. The cottage is older, but well kept and above all, very clean. Beach access is at the end of the property down a few steps.

You will feel the "Ohana" here. Aloha Gordon & Vlasta!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • 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
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

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