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Come and Experience the 'House of Sweet Dreams' Kailua Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 350 sq. ft.
Property type apartment


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

HAWAII TAX ID # W01993578-01

Hale O KuhiKuhi HiHi' O -- 'Ha Lay O Coo Hee Coo Hee Hee Hee O'

Aloha and Welcome to the 'House of Sweet Dreams.' If you were able to pronounce the name of our vacation rental let us Congratulate you on your first Hawaiian language lesson.

Our quaint and cozy, large, one bedroom, Apartment unit is located half a block from world famous Kailua Beach. Kailua meaning 'two seas' is located on the southeastern shore on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Come and take a tour with us:

Imagine starting your day with a complimentary cup of fresh brewed Kona Coffee and a sunrise walk on the three mile stretch of pristine white sand beach. With its gentle trade winds and constant water temperatures ranging from 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit (20-25 degrees Celsius), Kailua Beach is a perfect setting for year round water-sports. Some of the activities you may partake in include: swimming, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, snorkeling, body surfing, boogie boarding, kayaking, etc.

There are other water activities nearby including: scuba diving, deep sea fishing, glass bottom boat rides, jet skiing, para-sailing, submarine voyage, etc.

Our 'Hawaiiana' decor gives you the true island feeling of 'home away from home.' Palm trees, antique rattan furniture, 'ukulele' paper towel holder, and kitchen 'ukulele' dish towel rack are some of the unique accents of our unit that are found in no other part of the world. Along with the Bamboo towel bars in the bathroom this unit gives you a tropical feeling of truly being in the Pacific.

After a full day of water activities come back, crank up that Air Conditioning unit to prepare your surroundings for some much needed 'snooze' time. Embellish in a hot shower with complimentary 'local' island fragranced shower gels and lotions. It's time to take some 'R&R' (rest and relaxation). ** BAMM ** REVITALIZATION HAS OCCURRED!!!

By this time you have worked up quite an appetite. Kailua town offers quite a variety of restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining. Some of our favorites include: Los Garcias Mexican, Assagio's Italian, Buzz's Steakhouse, Champa Thai, Noboru Japanese, Big City Diner, Cinnamon's family, etc. There are also the regular fast food restaurants available including: McDonald's, Taco Bell, Jack-in-the Box, Papa John's Pizza, etc.

Another alternative might be to put your favorite foods on the Barbecue Gas Grill and dine on the Patio Lanai. However, and yet still another alternative might be to enjoy a full blown 'night on the town.' The Famous 'Waikiki' is a mere 30 minute drive into Honolulu. A more extensive list of restaurants is available and after dinner you may find a wide variety of music for your listening pleasure or visit some of the local nightclubs and enjoy dancing the night away until 4 AM.

You might not be a water enthusiast - there are various other activities to enjoy - including: golf, hiking, art or historic museums, sight seeing, Pearl Harbor Memorial, shopping, bicycling, Sea Life Park, Waikiki Aquarium, live theater, movies, sky diving, glider rides, etc.

Mahalo and 'Thank You' for coming on our tour we hope you enjoyed yourself as much as we enjoyed taking you on your tropical vacation memory that will last a lifetime. Bring your imagination to reality. You deserve to experience the 'House of Sweet Dreams.'

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Kathy Souza
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Kathy and Val,

Thank You for your warm hospitality last week during our 2 night stay at your rental. I have already highly recommended it to one of my teacher friends who wants to visit Hawaii someday. You sure do a great job of thinking of all the extras for making our stay most pleasant -- the orientation tour of the area, the beach supplies, the picnic table umbrella, the 'how to' folder -- everything was so perfect. Next time we'd like to stay longer.

Blessings to you both,

Julie and Bill

(now back in Michigan; when we left 2 weeks ago it was winter with 1 1/2 foot of snow but now the snow is mostly melted!)
Apr 2014
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Kalama Tract Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) Comfort at its best with a 2' Memory Foam Topper, Double Beds (1) Comfortable Double or Single Floor Futon Mattress available for an extra person or children., Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Coffee Maker, Blender, Kona Coffee, Dishes, Travel Coffee Mugs, Kleenex, Q-Tips, Ice Cooler, Island Fragranced Shower Gels and Lotions, Beach Umbrella, Beach Chairs, Travel Back Gammon, Travel Checkers, Playing Cards.


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Come and Experience the 'House of Sweet Dreams' Kailua Beach
average rating of 4.9661016 based on 100 reviews

Quiet, cozy spot close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to stumble across this gem when looking for somewhere to stay for a few days while on island to visit family and friends. We loved that the apartment is located in a quiet, residential area and that Val and Kathy made us feel like family and checked on us frequently. We enjoyed having the patio to use to eat our breakfast and dinner outside and relax. Our toddler loved the wagon they provided to ride to the beach (and Val even provided a futon mattress for him on the floor) and we were happy not having to worry about beach towels and all those other things you always forget but need after all. We'll be happy to send our family and friends your way and hope to be back some time soon. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Julia, Thank You so much for taking the time to submit such an OUTSTANDING review. We are so happy that you felt comfortable at our vacation rental. It was such a pleasure hosting you folks during your stay here in Kailua. Hoping that the job offer for your husband was a good fit for all of you. Thank You for spreading the word about our vacation rental for those that might be heading our way. With Fondest Aloha, Kathy & Val
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Fantastic hosts!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely relaxing spot. Just minutes from a gorgeous and quiet beach - spent each morning on a walk along the beach.

Kathy and Val have thought of everything you might need, and more! So well equipped and stocked. Lovely touches everywhere. Great neighborhood, and minutes from town of you want to do things. For me, I relaxed on the chaise and chilled. It was just what I needed. Can't recommend this enough. Will be telling everyone headed for Oahu. So much better than Honolulu area crowds!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Carole, WOW -- Thank You for such a FANTASTIC review. We are THRILLED that you felt relaxed here at the House of Sweet Dreams. And thank you also for sending others our way. It was such a pleasure hosting you during your stay here in Kailua. Hopefully we will see you again someday. Aloha, Kathy & Val
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was my first visit to Hawaii and first time using a vrbo service. I was a little apprehensive at first but Kathy and Val were fantastic hosts and even invited me over for dinner one night. The vrbo location was perfect! Just a short stroll to a fantastic beach I had all to my self! The unit was very comfortable with a/c, cable tv and a full kitchenette and bathroom.

My visit revolved around spartan races held about 30 minutes north and I look forward to coming back again next year to stay and compete again!! Thanks again Kathy & Val!!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect vacation in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over a week and absolutely loved it. The place was clean and cozy, with all the amenities we needed and then some. It was comfortable, relaxing, and in the perfect location. Kathy and Val are so friendly and thoughtful and made an already a great stay even better. We felt so lucky to have found this listing and we fully intent to book it again next year. Thank you so much to Kathy and Val for being perfect hosts and we can't wait till next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Amanda & Karen, WOW -- Mahalo Plenty for such a FANTASTIC review. We truly enjoyed having you galz here for your time in Kailua. And what a BONUS for us that we did a good job with our rental and you want to book for next year. WE LOVE when our guests return. Its like old friends coming home. Enjoy the rest of your summer. With Much Aloha, Kathy & Val XO
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Everything you need in this studio apartment

  • 5 of 5

Kathy and Val are the bests hosts a traveler could ask for. Besides the stacks of books and pamphlets on local attractions, places to eat, the were a wealth of knowledge. A ten minute walk to the beach, walk to end of street, cross a street and a quick right turn through a beautiful little neighborhood, follow the fence and an amazing secluded beach awaits. Perfect. They provide a wagon, beach chairs, umbrella, boogie board, ice chest........what more could you ask for!! The kitchen allows you to make meals at home, and based on the hot 89 degree weather the air-conditioning was welcomed. Outdoor seating area with lounge chairs and umbrella, picnic table with umbrella and electric barbecue. Parking out front of the main house, plenty of bus service to take you anywhere on the island if you wish.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Plenty U 2, It was such a pleasure hosting you both during your 2 week stay here in Kailua. We SO appreciate the time you took to write this AWESOME review. Feel like we just got an A+ rating. Hoping to see you folks in the near future. With Much Aloha, Kathy & Val XO
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Perfect place for our first time in Oahu!

  • 5 of 5

Kathy and Val were wonderful and very friendly! Their place was cozy and had everything we needed for our week there. They been babe beach toys for us which was a bonus! Location was great! Walking distance to the beach! Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Giang, Thank You SO MUCH for this raving review. It was such a pleasure hosting you and your sister for your stay here in Kailua. We are thrilled that you both were comfortable in the rental and enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you folks again in the near future. Aloha, Kathy & Val
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'With 'NO' rocks in the water the BEST Boogie Boarding is a 1/2 block away.

We also have lots of toys for the beach:

Umbrella, Sun Shade for babies, Frisbees, Paddle Ball, Shovels and Buckets for the kids, Red Wagon for transportation of toys to the beach.'


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Published Rates are for single or double occupany. For a 3rd person it will be an additional $20.00 per night ($120.00 per week). 2 children under age 12 will count the same as a 3rd person and will be charged an additional $20.00 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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