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House of Serenity and Leisure Near The Beach

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Kailua is first and foremost a beach community. Kailua Beach Park has been named “America’s Best Beach”, 'Most Beautiful; Sunrise in the World'; and the world's pre-eminent windsurfing and kitesurfing destinations.

Hale Luana, meaning a house to be at leisure and enjoy pleasant surroundings is just a short walk to the world famous Kailua Beach and Kailua town. This charming, large, 1 - bedroom sanctuary includes a full kitchen with full size appliances and your basic condiments, pots, pans and dish ware. Washer & Dryer included. Cute outdoor lanai to enjoy coffee and breakfast in the morning, or enjoy afternoon cocktails with a book. Lanai has ability to open to cool breezes and sunlight or you can choose be completely protected from the rain!

The cottage is attached to the main home with a separate entrance.

Safe area. Parking is steps from the door. A/C, cable TV and internet/ wi-fi all included. (2) widescreen flat panel smart TV's. (2) Bikes and a body board also included. Small BBQ for great dinners on the lanai.

Perfect for the executive!!!!

We're a 10 min leisure walk to both kailua beach and kailua town. Riding bikes are also a fun way to get around. There are bike paths almost everywhere you need to go!

5 public course & 2 private golf courses in the Kailua area.

More Details

Owner
Cheryl
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 8, 2017

About Cheryl

4th generation Kamaaina who understands about the importance to malama (take care) of the home/land and to have serenity while on vacation. I can also share the culture of Hawaii and many of the Asian cultures that are heavily influenced in Hawaii.

Cheryl purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Cheryl chose East Oahu

Kailua is first and foremost a beach community. Kailua Beach Park has been named “America’s Best Beach”, 'Most Beautiful; Sunrise in the World'; and the world's pre-eminent windsurfing and kitesurfing destinations.

Hale Luana, meaning a house to be at leisure and enjoy pleasant surroundings is just a short walk to the world famous Kailua Beach and Kailua town. This new, charming, large, 1 - bedroom sanctuary includes a full kitchen with full size appliances and your basic condiments, pots, pans and dish ware. Cute outdoor lanai to enjoy coffee in the morning. Offering all the amenities of home in a calm quiet setting.

What makes this cottage unique

A/C, cable TV and internet/ wi-fi all included. (2) Bikes and body boards also included. Outdoor shower, and BBQ. Eco shade patio cover.

Amenities

Kailua Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Slate floors. Washer/Dryer. Full size shower includes shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotions and scrub. Blow dryer and most toiletries, shower cap, q-tips, bandaids, razor...ect.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • California King Size bed, tempurpedic mattress topper, and MYPILLOWS for your comfort and best night sleep! Extra pillows in closet. Head board, has built in lighting and books for light reading and leisure. 32" smart TV with built in desk. A/C for those hot summer nights, or ceiling fan to allow the cool breezes to circulate and comfort you. Built in combination or key lock safe for your convenience. Closets have dresser, iron, and ironing board. Luggage racks. Beach towels, extra blankets and cushions for outdoor chairs. There are 2 folding tables for dinner in front of the T.V.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Perfect place to get away from it all but also enjoy all the amenities and conveniences of home. Kailua is a magical place, offering the most beautiful beaches and down to earth community lifestyle.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

House of Serenity and Leisure Near The Beach
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 48 reviews
5

Best Beach & Everything you could ever need

  • 5 of 5

Cheryl's place is fantastic! She's truly thought of everything. She even has tupperware for your beach picnics! We made good use of the bikes and really enjoyed riding around the lovely town of Kailua. The bed is super comfy, great water pressure in the shower & the washer/dryer was really handy and she supplies the laundry detergent too! The kitchen was stocked extremely well & had everything for us to make nice meals at home. We didn't have to use the air conditioning often but it was really nice to put it on at night to cool down the bedroom. The location is very convenient to both the beach & town. You can easily walk or ride to either in about 10 minutes. We did find one restaurant we really enjoyed called Baci (italian) I'd recommend making reservations. You should also check out the farmers market for fresh fruit & veggies. Don't hesitate to rent Cheryl's place it's cute, convenient & has everything you'll need for an excellent stay in Kailua. Thanks Cheryl!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property and wonderful hostess

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just came back after staying 5 nights at Cheryl’s place. The property is fantastic and we could not have asked for a better place to stay. The place was very clean and had everything we could have needed. It’s in a quiet neighborhood making it the perfect location for a relaxing vacation. The kitchen was fully equipped and the fridge was filled with all the condiments you needed for a simple breakfast, sandwiches or burgers. The access to an outdoor grill was great. Having a washer and dryer was also really nice. The air conditioning in the bedroom was very quiet so we were able to have good night’s sleep. The safe in the bedroom was great to store all our valuables. The Kailua beach is only a 2-3 minutes’ drive and we did not have any trouble finding a parking place every afternoon we went to the beach. Cheryl was so nice and always available if needed. She was happy to suggest some nice restaurants in the area and also offered to print some documents we needed for a tour we booked at the last minute.

In the end, we would totally recommend a stay here and if we ever have the chance to return to Kailua one day, we would certainly stay at Cheryl’s place again. Thank you so much Cheryl for being such a nice host and making our first visit to Hawaii a memorable vacation.

Julie and Eric

Montreal, Canada

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Port Moody BC Canada
5

Awesome Stay in Kailua.

  • 5 of 5

I have to say that Cheryl's property was one of the best VRBO's I have stayed at. Cheryl seemed to have thought of everything, it was one of the best stocked for towels, shower gel, pots and pans, etc. It was great to have air conditioning in both the main room and the bedroom. The bedroom unit was very quiet and made for a good night's sleep. The lanai was very private and with the lanai covered it meant that we could sit outside come rain or sun - fantastic! I liked the fact that we had a safe as well so that we could leave our valuables while we went to the beach. Although it is within walking distance of the beach, we preferred to drive, particularly when you are carrying beach chairs, boogie boards, parasol, cool bags et al. Cheryl made us feel very welcome during out stay and was on hand if we needed anything.

I would totally recommend a stay here and should we decide to return to Kailua one day, we would certainly try to stay with Cheryl again.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

What a GREAT vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The property owner provides absolutely everything needed for your comfort and convenience. This is a great location, quiet yet close to many attractions and within walking distance to one of the nicest beaches on the island. Downtown Kailua is only steps away with many excellent restaurants and gift shops. It's enjoyable to just walk around the town. We especially loved having breakfast or lunch at Cinnamon's or the Big City Diner. The owner is friendly and eager to help you out. She is knowledgeable about the area, and goes out of her way to make your stay there comfortable and amazing. Thank you Cheryl - we'll be back!

Mike & Joy

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Zephyr Cove, Nevada
5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I had a wonderful stay at Cheryl's cottage in Kailua. It was decorated beautifully, the kitchen was well appointed, we had everything we could possibly need. The location is approx. 10 mins walk to the beach, Whole Foods, Target & various restaurants/shops. The private lanai and outdoor grill was great for nice evening dinners with a bottle of wine. Truly relaxing!! Cheryl was so nice & always available if needed. I would highly recommend this property and will be back again the next time I visit Hi.

Thx Cheryl !!

Amy & Matt

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salem, OR
5

Great Affordable Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house is clean, modern, and VERY well stocked with many items we would normally have to buy. The owner is the most hospitable, pleasant, and responsive host one could ask for. I broke one of her bikes the first day, and she had a replacement for me within one hour. The house is very clean and comfortable, I did not want to leave. The house is nicely located within a five minute bike ride of downtown and the beach. Comfortable Bed and couch, fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer, everything you need. Very Gracious host.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
There are lots of restaurants in walking distance
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lots of restaurants in walking distance. 2 blocks
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Kailua, and Lanikai Beach 2 blocks away
Car: recommended

I am a 10 minute leisure walk to the most beautiful beaches in the world! A great walk through the neighborhood. You can stop and get a hamburger or sit and have cocktails before walking home. Maybe a shaved ice at the same place as President Obama! It's the best treat after a warm summer day at the beach. A 10 min walk in the other direction will lead you into kailua town, which offers shopping and great eateries.... Don't like walking, I have bikes you can get there with too. Small town community offering all the luxuries and amenities to meet every need.

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Rates & Availability

Kailua Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%

Cleaning fee of $150.00 (one-time fee) will be added to your stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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