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Small Town Getaway, Home to World Famous White Sand Beaches.

(23 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Charming and comfortable tropical retreat

He Hale Kou means "You Are Always Welcome Here". Spacious and inviting one bedroom apartment is on the upstairs of our beautiful Kailua home. With a separate gated entrance, the flat features an outdoor deck surrounded with palm trees and a view of the lush Koolau mountains. The interior is cool and inviting, with plenty of ventilation plus ceiling fans in the rooms. The spacious main room is perfect for relaxing after a day at the beach or exploring the island. Prepare your meals in the fully equipped kitchen or grill on the deck. Settle down at night with cable TV or a DVD, or walk 5 minutes to pub, restaurants & grocery store. Secure wireless internet, cable TV, BBQ grill, full-sized refrigerator and gas stove, full indoor bath plus an outdoor shower to rinse off after the beach. Full sized washer and dryer is conveniently located in unit. Gated garden entry, easy to access street parking.
With only a five minute drive to Kailua town or the beach, this is the perfect location. Easily access the main highways that lead to popular tourist destinations such as Hanauma Bay or Sea Life Park. The beautiful coastal drive is breathtaking, whether you're headed to the North Shore or Waikiki.


Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    We love to have families stay with us, but we expect parents to make sure their children are well behaved and not excessively noisy (yelling, fighting, screaming). We have neighbors and we respect their space too. If you think you have exceptionally loud children and/or you can't keep the noise level down when in the apartment, then this is probably not your best choice for a vacation rental....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking of any kind on the premises. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Queen bed. Can supply beds up to two additional guests...moreless

  • Spacious bedroom with queen bed and walk in closet. Well ventilated with ceiling fan and cool ocean breezes. Views of palm trees with a backdrop of the foothills of Kailua....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • The bathroom features a shower and tub, with plenty of natural light. Tiled floors....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The owners, Meg and Rob, are long time residents of Kailua who live on the premises. While we respect your privacy, we can be available to assist you with directions and suggestions for eateries, activities and sightseeing - we want you to have the best vacation possible! ...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    Kailua is a thriving beach town where you’ll find a host of eats, trendy local shops and a crescent beach with nearly 5 miles of white sand and turquoise water....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with tile flooring and granite countertops...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented in Kailua town. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Olomana golf course is a public course that is only a ten minute drive....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    For rent in Kailua town...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Kailua has public tennis courts...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    For rent in Kailua town...moreless

Building Type

  • House


Write a review 4.7
from 23 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$160 $170
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

November Holiday 2017
Nov 22 - Nov 27, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Dec. Holiday 2017
Dec 15 - Jan 2, 2018
3 night min stay
$160 $170
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150 $155
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $125 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 13.95%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/24/2017
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17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Honolulu International Airport

Car: Not Necessary

Kailua is a small town on the east side of Oahu. It is home to a variety of trendy boutiques, antique stores, restaurants and pubs. There are a variety of grocery stores, health food stores, coffee houses, including Morning Brew & Starbucks. There is something for every taste when it comes to restaurants, cafes and pubs. Popular activities in Kailua include water sports such as surfing and paddle boarding, kayaking, snorkeling and hiking. Getting around town is easy too. The Bus is easily accessed throughout the town, and can also provide transportation to tourist destinations on other parts of Oahu, such as Sea Life Park, Hanauma Bay, and Pearl Harbor, to name a few. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is located here, and there are shuttles and taxis that can transport you to and from the airport. Bicycle rental is also available and a great way to get around Kailua town and the beach.


Owner info

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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  • Deck


  • Living Room and Entry

    Living Room and Entry

  • View from entrance

    View from entrance

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Entrance to He Hale Kou

    Entrance to He Hale Kou

  • Olomana Golf Course

    Olomana Golf Course

  • Bedroom


  • Enchanted Lake, Kailua and the Koolau Mountains

    Enchanted Lake, Kailua and the Koolau Mountains

  • Reef fish

    Reef fish

  • Mokolua Islands

    Mokolua Islands

  • Entry


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Paddle Kailua Beach

    Paddle Kailua Beach

  • Sunrise on the beach

    Sunrise on the beach

  • Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Walk in Closet - plenty of room to store your suitcases

    Walk in Closet - plenty of room to store your suitcases

  • Laundry


  • Bathroom


  • Late afternoon walk on the beach

    Late afternoon walk on the beach

  • Lanikai


VRBO #589005

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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