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Kekailoa Cottage on Kailua Beach!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Aloha! Welcome to Kailua Beach and Kekailoa Cottage.

The cottage is just 100 yards from the Kailua Beach accessed by our private beach path. The lot is the first lot from ocean front. You can smell the salt air and hear the awesome sounds of ocean surf. Enjoy swimming, bodyboarding, walking or just plain relaxing in an area of the beach less traveled by most. All these features offers a unique 'get-away' from the urban bustle.

The cottage has hardwood floors, new bedframe and headboard, two sitting chairs with ottomans and a sofa chair covertible to a futon. Other amenities include dressers, lamps, and an energy efficient ceiling fan. The roof has been coated with white acrylic covering reflecting 90% of the suns heat energy. This new covering has performed wonderfully, keeping the cottage inside cool.

Our online calendar is maintained update-to-date. Please check the calendar for availability. Expect a timely response to inquires for requested days shown open on the calendar.

This fully furnished beach studio exceeds all expectations from our visitors. Enjoy beautiful sunny days or tranquil nights on a courtyard lanai surrounded by tropical vegetation. Courtyard has table, umbrella, four chairs and two lounging chairs.

The cottage is close to interstate freeway and roads leading to Honolulu, the airport, and Kaneohe.

The cottage is a detached studio having a separate entrance to the second floor accommodation. 500 square feet of living space sits on a large 13,300 square foot, secure, fenced lot. There is a large opene yard for private sunbathing or just relaxing. A queen-size bed is perfect for a couple. Private bathroom with shower on same level (picture of bath is coming soon). Air conditioning and ceiling fan cools the entire cottage both day and night. Kitchenette has full size refrigerator, many appliances and bar-top counter with bar stools. For those that need connectivity to the outside world, broadband internet access is provided via high speed wireless access at no additional charge. Dedicated washer/dryer for your exclusive use is located outside of the cottage. Plenty of secure, offstreet parking for one or more vehicles large or small.

Come relax and enjoy Kekailoa Cottage and this unique setting on Kailua Beach.

Keywords: cottage, Studio, Beachside, Kailua Beach

More Details

Owner
Rick
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

Amenities

Kuulei Tract Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Futon can serve
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Futon can serve another adult. , Child Beds (1) Futon can serve as a child bed, Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Kitchenette has full size refrigerator and sink, hot plate, toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, all cooking utensils. Ceiling Fan, Wireless High-speed Internet Connection, DVD/VCR, Exclusive Washer & Dryer, Additional Hot/Cold Outdoor Shower, Outside Courtyard with Table, Lounging Chairs, and Large Bar-B-Que Grill

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(78 traveler reviews)

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Kekailoa Cottage on Kailua Beach!
average rating of 4.8846154 based on 78 reviews
5

Perfect place to stay in Kailua - Quiet, Great Location and Private

  • 5 of 5

For background, I was looking for a rental for me, my husband and son (3 yrs old). I wanted it to be located in Kailua (where the locals live and away from crazy touristy Waikiki), walking distance to beach, stand-alone unit, and included amenities such as kitchen, beach equipment, and AC. This rental included all of the above and more....the highlights for me were the following:

1) The unit is above a car port, which is separate from the main house, which was perfect. Giving us more privacy than a unit attached to the main house. But we had access to all the amenities included in a main house such as our own laundry, dedicated parking spot, the whole lot was gated (perfect b/c we have a kid), outdoor shower with hot water (this is so key) so we could wash off after the beach, and more! While there isn't a stove-- the hot plate worked perfectly so we could at least cook breakfast every morning and there was a microwave as well if we wanted to heat up leftovers or food. There are all the basic appliances and things you need in a kitchen for a good vacation stay. One thing I noticed is many rentals don't have AC, but this one does and it actually works! My husband is super sensitive to the heat so the chance to be able to use AC to cool us down after a hot day/activity is a huge plus in making the unit so comfortable to stay in. One more thing, water pressure of the shower was strong + hot.

2) The location was better than I expected (it exceeded expectations). Not only was it literally a 2 min walk from the private beach, the house was less than a mile away from Kailua town center--- which is super cute to walk around to get coffee/breakfast in the morning, grab essentials (there's a Target, Whole Foods, AND a regular supermarket), or dinner etc. There are also cute shops if you're in the mood for shopping as well, which was a great plus. The house was also about 1 mile walk the other direction to Lanikai beach, pillbox hikes, etc one of the most scenic parts of oahu. Kailua was also a fast drive (depending on traffic) to the North Shore (<1 hr) or down to Waikiki (15-30 min) so great for dinner or site seeing.

3) While this location is on a semi busy street so you will hear cars..but we didn't really hear much of anything else. The neighbors and owners were all very low key and quiet which was a huge plus. We would have the AC on at night, which helped as white noise and blocked out the street noise.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your liking! Since you left, we have upgraded the studio with a new two burner hot plate. More upgrades are in the planning stages. The hot water in the studio is totally heated by solar panels, although there is an electricity backup in case the sun does not shine adequately, especially in the winter; the breaker is left off most of the time. I think these folks might be coming back to Kekailoa studio!
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5

Perfect way to start our vacation in Hawaii

  • 5 of 5

Rick & Tam were wonderful. The cottage is sweet with everything you need to make it home during your stay. Our only regret is that we didn’t plan for more time there!!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing studio in Kailua

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our time at Kekailoa Cottage.The room is very comfortable and well-ventilated, so it stays nice and cool even on hot days. Rick and Tam went above and beyond to help meet our needs - e.g. we asked for a high chair for our child and they found one straightaway. They were always around to answer any questions and have a nice chat but also left us in privacy. The beach with private access is stunning and ended up being our favourite place to swim during our visit. The hot plate works well and the kitchen is also equipped with a coffee maker, toaster, and full-sized fridge.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Tam and Rick were very nice and helpful. Comfortable and roomy cottage, beautiful garden and wonderful access to the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable stay at the Kekailoa Cottage

  • 4 of 5

Good location !!! Couple of minutes to the beach and a very short drive to Target, Whole Foods and restaurant. The place is very clean and quiet. As other reviewers said, we wished that we have more time at the beautiful beach.

Rick and Tam were friendly and helpful.

Internet connection did not work for us but oh well you were on vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice little spot -- Close to beach

  • 5 of 5

Property was as advertised. Owner was helpful. Steps to the beach. We would recommend this property to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Buzz's Steak House
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
H-1 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Buzz's Steak House
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Kailua Beach
Car: not necessary

Bodyboarding, Kite-surfing

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Credt card processing $40 + Tax
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 13.96%

Cancellation Policy:
Full refund minus $75.00 is reservation is cancelled by renter and rebooking of entire stay is completed. Prorated refund for partial rebooking with $75.00 cancellation fee. Refund can not be given if none of the days are rebooked.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.