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Ali'i Zen Haven-Pool/spa/firepit;Spectacular Views;High-end Appliances

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 10 nights


About the property

5-bedroom, 4-bathroom, Sleeps 8-14, Pool and Hot Tub


Ali'i Zen Haven is located on east Oahu along beautiful Kaneohe Bay with breathtaking views of the bay, ocean, and mountains. If you've never stayed on this natural, scenic, and serene part of the island, you don't know what you're missing. The area is tailor-made for getting away from the hustle and bustle and be connected with family and friends.

This villa is a stunning contemporary luxury home complete with a POOL, hot tub, and fire pit lounge in a very private setting (no other units/homes on the property with only one adjacent neighbor - the amenities are all yours!). The five-bedroom four-bathroom home was expanded and completely remodeled in mid-2013 into a five-star luxury perfection! With high-end furnishings including Subzero, Miele, Grohe, and Bosch (gas burner) appliances in the kitchen along with stainless details and custom tile/stonework inside and out, no expense was spared. All furnishings were designer hand-picked and coordinated throughout. The entire house and surroundings were designed to capitalize on the peace, beauty, and natural "zen" of the property. From the moment you pass through the secure gated entry, you are greeted by a custom driveway and lush landscaping leading you back to the spectacular island views.

Spend time with your family and friends in the heated pool, twelve-person jetted spa or on the custom IPE deck while taking in the picturesque views of the open skies, ocean, and mountains. Dine al fresco or under the covered lanai areas surrounded by propane Tiki torches that create a warm and intimate atmosphere. Have a glass of wine and enjoy beautiful conversations under the moonlit night alongside the copper fire pit (gas) with lounge seating for 12. While inside the home, enjoy complete comfort with central air conditioning, 7 HDTV's (including an all-weather outdoor TV), high-speed WIFI, gate/property security intercom/cameras, and a beautiful wet bar. Every room in the house has beautiful ocean and mountain views and three of the rooms have private lanais!

This one-of-a-kind property has already generated substantial interest and bookings prior to officially coming onto the market. Now that it is officially open don't wait too long to book your dream vacation!

Things Guests Like Best

Pool/spa/fire pit (private outdoor living space)

Spectacular views

Modern furnishings

High-end appliances

Private locale

Sleeping Arrangements

Bedroom 1- Queen Bed & En-suite Bathroom with private lanai

Bedroom 2- Queen Bed & En-suite Bathroom with private second floor lanai

Bedroom 3- Queen Bed

Bedroom 4- Two Twins (Can convert into King)

Bedroom 5- King Bed & Sleeper Twin Sofa & private second floor lanai

Living Room- Full sleeper couch and Twin sleeper sofa


Beach Proximity- 10-minute drive to world famous beaches in Kailua, Lanikai

Nearest Supermarket- 5-minute drive (Mall, Restaurants, Supermarkets)

Distance to Airport- 20 minutes to Honolulu Airport

Nearby Attractions

Temple Valley- 10-minute drive

Downtown Kailua- 15-minute drive

Kualoa Ranch- 25-minute drive

Chinaman's Hat- 25-minute drive


We have found paradise! Once you pass the gates you enter a world of true serenity. Perched above beautiful Kanehohe Bay you leave the hubbub and congestion of Oahu to the most wonderous splendor of Ali'I Zen. The sound of incoming tide, the chirping of birds, and the morning mists rolling onshore nestling the mountains on the opposite shore. A sunrise swim unites mind and body in perfect peace. From king crab feasts on the spacious outdoor patio prepared in a gourmet chef's dream kitchen to the s'mores shared with the kids at the firepit in the evenings, dining is always a relaxing treat. Just a few blocks away are great take-out, family-budget friendly restaurants including Mexican, Thai, salads, and sushi for those wanting freedom from cooking. Even with the largest groups like our family of 13, ranging in age from toddlers to senior citizens, there were always plenty of opportunities to separate for some real personal time in the gorgeous indoor and outdoor spaces. The owner and caretaker are fully committed to making your vacation care-free and memorable - seeing to your every personal need and those of your guests. Complete guide books detailing how to run every appliance and all the outdoor specialties such a heated spa, tiki torches, and fire pit are supplied to easy use by guests. They have thought of everything to make this vacation an absolute paradise. Can't wait to come back and create new memories!

Suzy Behel, July 2016

"True to its word...and pictures!"

We were a little nervous about the house having never rented from the Internet before but it ended up being AMAZING! We travelled with my entire family (group of 12, 9 adults and 3 babies 1 and under) and we were all able to relax in our own spaces, although some of the rooms were smaller than presented in the pictures it was still large enough to fit a play pen in. Air conditioning was a lifesaver for the children as was the pool. The location was great as well: Safeway was just up the road, and the house was extremely private.

Care taker was extremely helpful and recommended all sorts of activities and great restaurants to check out that we would have never known about. It was a little pricey but worth every single penny! We had an amazing vacation thanks to this beautiful house and helpful people. Highly recommended.​

Meghan Reid; May 19, 2015

"Beautiful house tucked away in the heart of Kaneohe"

We stayed at the Alii Zen Haven to get ready for our wedding that was to be held in Kaneohe. It was in a great location - right along the water, but still right in town and close to stores and our wedding site. The house is renovated with modern looking amenities and furnishings. The pool is just gorgeous and overlooks the fish pond. There's even a fire pit! We loved staying there and would stay there again for our next staycation!

Heather Yanazaki; May 18, 2015

"Our favorite place in Hawaii"

Everything is great! My whole family was so happy with this place & just said they can stay forever without going out. Every morning while staying, we got up early in the morning. Then we enjoyed watching the Sunrise from this beautiful garden. That's our favorite of the entire vacation! Thanks for everything & we'd love to come back in the future!

Yas Takahashi; May 10, 2015

"This place was heavenly"

We rented this house for one whole week and it was gorgeous. It's a little far from town of you go there often, but if not everything is in the town of Kaneohe. We had a small bug issue while being there but just remembered it's Hawaii and with doors open, it's going to happen. We had a vow ceremony with our family and friends here and it was absolutely perfect. The one down side was we had 3 little ones and it wasn't exactly the most kid friendly place but it's not like we didn't know. And the property manager took care of us every time we needed her. I was overall very pleased with the home. They did an amazing job in the remodel.

Amber Groen; April 29, 2015


My family and I visited this beautiful home two weeks ago and it was more than we could have imagined! The property is stunning and the owners provided everything that you could think of! I would come back over and over again and stay even longer if I could! The home really allows you to unwind and relax the way you should while visiting Hawaii. Thank you Ali'i Zen Haven for an unforgettable time!

Stephen B., Las Vegas, Nevada; October 7, 2014


The house looked exactly like the picture. The sight from backward over looking the ocean is amazing. Twelve of my family members stayed at the house all ladies and we enjoyed the wonderful kitchen. We didn't have to want for anything, they had it all. If I go back I would rent this house again.

Redlady45, Kansas City Missouri, September 2014

Our group of 12 ladies had a great time in HI. We enjoyed all the beautiful aspect of the house. I would recommend this house to friends.

Allen Travel Group, September 2014

Heaven on earth

Beautiful house with an outstanding view. Neighborhood not top notch, but certainly not an issue. Well equiped super modern kitchen. We were a family of 10 ranging in age from 15 to 73 and everybody enjoyed our stay. Super feedback from Ellen (the owner) who came up with a lot of inside knowledge as to dining, trips, hikes etc. The house was very clean on arrival and the pool, garden was kept in perfect condition. Overall a super stay and we can only recommend this property to anyone who wants to stay in heaven (for a while)

Preben, August 2014

Kaneohe House

Great house. Whoever designed it did a great job. Includes all the ammenities. Views are incredible. Little difficult to initially find due to its location, but once there it is fabulous

John, June 2014

"Incredible stay, great rental property!"

I had a group of 14 that came to stay at this property for vacation and everyone could not stop talking about how great it was. They literally have thought of everything, from Bluetooth music speakers, to usb charging outlets,to tiki torches, an extra bar and mini fridge, tons of beach and shower towels, and those are just some of the little things.They even had napkin rings for hosting a nice dinner.

A general description of the property is a large house that has plenty of beds. It has a very modern look, large kitchen space and tons of seating and 7 tvs, including one outside (Perfect for bbq's). There is a swimming pool, hot tub, outdoor showers, a fire pit, two tables for outdoor dining, and a couple of lounge chairs for sun bathing. The pictures actually resemble the property, which I was a little scared of driving into the area.It is also gated, and has a large parking area for multiple cars. Another note is the property is very private, everything is fenced in. On one side of the property is a church, so there is no one there a majority of the day. The location of the house, is up a small hill, and not within walking distance of a beach. The view from the backyard of Kaneoahe bay is spectacular. Going in March, we ended up having great weather. Lots of sun and very little rain. All around a great stay, we were so pleased with this house, and the attention to detail that the owners put into everything.

AJ A, Seattle, Washington; May 2014

Secluded Oasis

This house was as near to perfect as you could get. There were 12 of us that stayed in the home (2 families) and at no time did we feel crowded. The outdoor seating and fire pit were amazing and were put to good use almost every night. Our kids enjoyed the pool and hot tub area any free moment they had and the older kids enjoyed laying on the patio chairs next to the pool for a little sun. We cooked almost all our suppers at the house and there was everything you could imagine very impressive. The house is relatively private and has a beautiful view of the bay the sunrises were amazing. The one small suggestion I would have is they should put some walking stones to the pool so the kids did not track in so much grass (mostly taken care of by the automatic vacuum in the pool). The best thing about the house was the location in moderate traffic you are 30 min from everything and only 5 min to the mall or grocery store.

Darcy; Marwayne, Ab, Canada; April 2014

Perfect in every way!

We stayed here over Christmas and New Years for a totally of 17 days and it's the most amazing home we've had the privilege to stay at. At one time we had a total of 15 family members and there was plenty of room for all and they were all amazed at the accommodations! We were very pleased with the information provided about the surrounding area and the property manager was very accommodating!

Reggie; Donnelly, Idaho; April 2014

Perfect in everyway!

As mothers and members of a workout group, we decided to plan a weekend getaway to focus on just ourselves for a change. This place was the perfect place to do that! The landscaping, the pool, the home, and amazing view was all so enchanting and beautiful. We are all from Hawaii and it was still such an amazing experience to wake up in the morning to the beautiful view which can be seen from every room in the house! The house had everything we needed from large beach towels, serving dishes, and high end blenders and spices. Every single one of us felt rejuvenated and ready to take on our motherly duties after leaving here. You will not be disappointed with your stay and you will be dealing with wonderful owners, who are awesome and very professional. We will definitely tell everyone about this place!!

Elika; Hauula, Hawaii; March 2014

Amazing and beautiful

This house is exactly as the pictures depict. Any question or issue we had was handled promptly by the property manager or the owners. This house is top of the line in every way. We had 9 people ranging in age from 17-82 and it was wonderful. The bay is not accessible from the house, but the beaches are a short 10-min drive away. The view from dawn to dusk is stunning.

Happy Visitor; SLC; January 22, 2014

Fabulous Stay

My husband and I stayed here with our twin daughters, two friends, and a nanny. It was absolutely perfect for our needs. The house is modern, clean, and fully loaded with all essentials. We loved that the location was in a neighborhood and not in the main tourist locales. We were about 30 min from Waikiki and an hour from the North Shore. The outdoor areas at the house were great for enjoying the good weather. No complaints about this property! We'll be renting it again if we ever go back to O'ahu.

Iman; Houston, TX; December 22, 2013


My husband and I and 4 other couples stayed at the Ali'i Zen in December 2013. Initially I was concerned about the weather on the windward side in winter, but we could not have had better weather, sunny and calm every single day. The house and yard were beyond our expectations. The beds, bedding, towels, and decor are comfortable and tasteful throughout. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you can think of, and the appliances are all high end. The majority of our time was spent in the outdoor lounging area, the hot tub, and the pool. I would definitely stay here again. I can think of nothing that could be done to make this place better.

Girl named Julie; Minot; December 17, 2013

The house is great, makes you feel like home,

Great place to stay, location is great, great place to go any site.

Mark Wu; Kaohsiung; December 10, 2013

Amazing property!

Owners did not spare anything for the home, furnished well and I'm definitely coming back

Serge; Orange County; October 2, 2013

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dec 6 2017

Aloha Karen,

I will certainly refer any of my family friends needing accommodation.

Thank you again for everything you have done to help with the rentals.

Everyone had a wonderful time, in fact they are still talking about their

vacation on the island. Everyone was taking away by the beauty and the

amenities that was provided in the rentals. We are already planning for a

reunion next year at the same location. I will definitely reach out to you

in the future for rentals. Much mahalo Karen and have a happy holiday!


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Kaneohe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Twins (can convert into King)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En-suite bathroom with private lanai
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , En-suite bathroom with private second floor lanai
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Sleeper Twin Sofa and private second floor lanai
  • Other: Living Room- Full Sleeper Couch and Twin Sleeper Sofa
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.6875 based on 23 reviews

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 10 stayed at Ali'i Zen haven this past week. We were extremely pleased with our decision to stay here. There was ample room for cooking, relaxing, dining, swimming, etc. The house was beautifully decorated, well-equipped, extremely clean and located only 5-10 minutes from whatever you might need for your stay - grocery stores, drug stores, some restaurants. We ran into a few appliance issues (washer, a/c) but they were quickly resolved without much of an impact on our stay overall. Located on the Kaneohe Bay, the house is on the rainy side of the island, which we didn't know ahead of time. We had some rain during our stay but we were still glad we chose this house. The property manager, Jessica, was extremely responsive, helpful and gracious. I highly recommend staying at Ali'i Zen - worth every penny!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a fabulous time visiting with extended family!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very secure and well appointed. The pool/span and outdoor entertaining areas were plentiful and comfortable. The kitchen was stocked to accommodate meals for 13 family members. Getting around the island was easy and didn’t feel too far from town. We prefer this side of the island anyway. The caretaker was very responsive yet unobtrusive the one time we needed her. I’d recommend this property without reservation.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear that the home did suit your needs. I will send your good word to our caretaker. We hope to see you again on your future trips. Mahalo and Aloha!
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Amazingly beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Celebrated my 40th birthday here and it was everything I hoped it would be. Well appointed and fully stocked accommodation with a view to die for!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for staying with us. We would love for you to come again and enjoy the breathtaking views from the comfort of Ali'i Zen Haven. Aloha!
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

Extended family of 10 (including 2 children) stayed for one week. The house had everything we needed. We ate all but 3 meals at the house. Plenty of space to spread out with the many indoor and outdoor seating areas. Shopping nearby and the location was convenient to everything to do on the island. Our few issues were attended to promptly. We highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We're glad that the home did suit your preferences. We are happy to share this home with everyone. Looking forward to having you again. Aloha!
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Portland, OR

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

This property is an absolute oasis. I stayed with a group of friends and would definitely go back or recommend it to others. To give you an idea of what to expect - you drive up to the property and enter through a coded gate. The first thing you see is really beautiful, well-kept landscaping and lawn. The house itself is super gorgeous, too, and very new looking. Around the back is a big pool, hot tub and deck. I did yoga on the deck in the morning, and swam and laid out/relaxed with a book every day, looking out over the bay. There is also a nice gas fire pit and outdoor furniture, perfect for chilling, where we hung out and relaxed at night. The inside of the house is amazing and well-furnished. The decorations and furniture are really nice, clean and trendy. My bed was incredibly comfortable, and the area is quiet - I slept so well this entire trip. The other awesome thing about the house is the kitchen. We did a little grocery shopping at a store nearby and cooked nearly every meal at the house - every utensil, place setting and tool was available, along with spices, oils, coffee, etc. The house is in a great location - we rented a car and were able to explore the island easily from here, along with accessing different hikes and stores. I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have put a lot of attention into the details of our home. We want our guests to love it as much as we do. One of our goals is to have our guests visit, relax and still feel like they have a home away from home. We would love to have you upon a future return to the island.
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Chicago, IL, USA

The little details matter! Very warm inviting place to getaway and relax!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with a group of 4 and I felt like I was wasting so many features. The house is extremely large, 5 bedrooms and so many bathrooms. Floor plan is great for large families who need to keep an eye on the children. Great security features, Alarms and security gate. Pool and spa are modern and well kept with an ocean view. We relaxed every night with some wine by the pool. Also a lot of parking for multiple cars. They went above and beyond with even must haves for infants. What a thoughtful and caring couple who own this property. They sent a welcome package with recommendations of local places to enjoy. Clean and wonderfully decorated, they put a lot of thought into this property. The property is the most modern home in the area so don't worry if you feel you are lost. The directions they give will get you there and you will feel like you found a peaceful retreat. Ocean views and beautiful home with an amazing kitchen.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We take pride in this great property. Thank you for your great review. We believe the details help create memories that will last for many years to come. Looking forward to having you again in the future.
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Nearest Airport
13.3 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Beach
10 minute drive to world famous beaches in Kailua, Lanikai.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • starting at $1195/nt
  • US Dollars
  • Regular - $1195/nt - 4-night minimum
  • Rates vary by season.
  • Rates do not include taxes and other fees.
  • Please contact us for a price quote.

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