Beautiful Waimanalo Beach and Sunrise!
Carolyn de Harne
About Carolyn de Harne
Our History and Love for our Cottages Historical Waimanalo Beach Cottages is a beautiful country getaway. Steps from beautiful Waimanalo Beach where you see the most amazing sunrise. Our business is a Hawaii State Licensed vacation rental. We offer nine spacious cottages that comfortably accommodate up to 24 guests. We have full-size kitchens that include the comforts of home for your family and friends. Our local grocery stores nearby make your stay relaxed and affordable. Our journey began over 60 years when Andrea Peters, mother, and grandmother purchased Waimanalo Beach Cottages, formerly known as Waimanalo Motel by a family who managed the Waimanalo sugar mill. At this time many military personals would vacation at the cottages with friends and relatives. Once purchased Waimanalo Beach Cottages were occupied by residents for long-term rentals. Within the last 15 years, Waimanalo Beach Cottages has transformed from residential rentals to vacation rentals, allowing our many visitors to enjoy our part of history and experience old Hawaii at its best. Currently, we have an old time resident that continues to live on our property for the past 20 years. So what makes us different? Our family-run business has grown significantly over the years, but our commitment to giving you an extensive range of quality cottages at a good value hasn’t changed. Our unmatched customer service brings our clients back time and time again, and with over 1000 holidays and weddings booked each year, we must be getting something right! Waimanalo Beach Cottages offers you Aloha. Each cottage in has been personally inspected and approved by our owners before your check-in. From breath-taking ocean views and landscapes, we offer something for everyone. Enjoy your Stay! Call us with any questions at 808 427-9948.
Carolyn de Harne purchased this Cottage in 1957
Why Carolyn de Harne chose Waimanalo
An original piece of Hawaii local style. No high rises or man made sand. Beautiful aqua colored ocean. Local restaurants walking distance. Cute shops. Lots of beach activities and hiking trails. Great spot for boogie boarding and surf spots for experience surfers.
What makes this Cottage unique
Sunrises and long beach walks. Wonderful sound of the ocean that is step from the cottages. Wonderful views of the ocean and mountain range. Great for gatherings for a fun filled Hawaii Vacation or stay-cation.
Vacationing in Hawaii
First time visiting Hawaii. My daughter and now my son-in-law wanted to get married in Hawaii. My son-in-law's family is from California and ours is from Kansas. We could have not picked a better place to bring together our 2 families for a destination wedding. Waimanalo Beach Cottages are the best. Tommy De Harne, our host of the cottages was the best. The hospitality that Tommy showed our family was above and beyond. If we needed something, or needed help with the local area, Tommy was there. So if you are every deciding to make a trip to Hawaii, and what a wonderful place to stay, that can hold a lot of family and friends in one area. This place is for you. Thank you again to Tommy and his family and staff for allowing us to spend our wonderful week at the Waimanalo Beach Cottages.
Best beach in the World!
We had my sons wedding and reception on property and it was everything we wanted for our son's wedding day. We rented all the cottages and had so much fun. My words can't express how happy and comfortable we were and the helpfullness of the owner Tommy was great who by the way is an amazing photographer! His wife Carolyn with Amazing Hawaii Weddings helped us plan a perfect wedding.
The beach is really the best we have seen and we are world travelers.
We love Waimanalo Beach Cottages it is away from the noise of Waikiki and we felt this really was what Hawaii was like in the old days. Low key,
relaxing and simply beautiful!
June and Manaul
The location is great with nicely kept grounds. Less than a minute walk to the breathtaking beaches of waimanalo that has a long stretch of white sand. It a must go to beach. We strayed in the upstairs cottages which had a wrap around lanai that overlooked the ocean in the day and the moon shining on the ocean in the evening. The neighborhood is quite and has some stores nearby too. There is also a nice hike about a 5 minute drive away with an amazing view. I would definitely recommend staying here. My family and I want to come back next year
Beautiful location on an uncrowded beach
We had a fabulous time staying here. There are many units to choose from and they can accommodate small groups of 6 (which we had) up to large groups over 20. Waimanalo is very quiet and away from hustle and bustle of Honolulu, which is over run with tourists. Wainmanalo (and Kailua) are beautiful beaches in a peaceful setting. Great for families! The owners were amazing, very helpful with anything we needed and knowledgable of the area. There are a couple of restaurants at the end of the street and a small grocery store in town. Kailua is about 10 min away and has a Target, Whole Foods, large grocery and many restaurants.
Great location for a beach wedding and reception all in one area
I had my fantastic beach wedding on beautiful Waimanalo Beach! My day was perfect and magical. I am so happy to have found Waimanalo Beach Cottages & Weddings. It was a one stop shop they had every thing I needed for a perfect wedding day and reception. The wedding staff was great and very professional.
The cottages were perfect for me and my family and friends! We had many BBQ's and lots of beach time. We could see and hear the waves from our cottages and the best sunrises! Oh there are banana trees with fresh banana ready to eat. The owner was great and responded to all our questions.
We had a great time and we will return on our 1 year wedding anniversary.
Christy & Jadd
Good, but could be better
Great location, probably best beach on island. Very quiet and no one on the beach. Restaurants, attractions all close by. Cottages look real nice and on first glance very clean. However, for the cleaning fee charged, we did expect it to be cleaner (cutlery drawers dusty, ants) and the outside seating area could have been cleaner (chairs were dusty, concrete littered with debris). Having said that, very peaceful, great location, and steps from the best beach. We had a great time, but for the cost/night + cleaning fee we did expect a little more. (We also stayed at another location for a few $ more/night and there was a huge difference)
We very much appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your review.
I am sorry to read about the dust and patio debrie. The week you stayed at the cottages we encountered 2 storms creating severe high winds.
Since the cottages are so close to the beach and surrounded by its lovely nature it doesn’t surprise me that there was dust and debrie on the patio furniture.
When our tropical weather conditions are stormy and there are high winds its very challenging to keep the debris and dust away.
However, we do our best. As for our friendly ants this also occurs with our tropical weather changes. Our kitchens are equipped with a few pots and pans and basic culinary.
Many of our guest love to cook and BBQ at our cottages, therefore we appreciate when our guest call to request certain cooking items to make their stay comfortable. We are very happy we were able to accommodate your cooking needs.
Mahalo for your comments we sincerely appreciate learning more about your stay.
We hope to see you next year.
Waimanalo Beach Cottages Management Team