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Newly remodeled Beach Cottage across from Waimanalo beach

Waimanalo Beach, HI, USA
  • House400 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom cottage across from beach acess

The bedroom has a queen size bed, ceiling fan, dresser and closet, the couch area has a side table, TV. and portable A/C. Kitchenette is full stocked (no stove/oven) with refrigerator, full size sink, microwave, hot plate and toaster oven. There is also a table for two and through the sliding glass door is a private covered lanai (patio) with a BBQ and outdoor table for 4. The bathroom has a vanity, toilet and shower - no bath.

Very quiet - you can hear the birds and the waves. Real country living while still close to other towns and attractions. You can walk or bike to local eateries. There are so many things to do close by for any type of vacation you want: sports, golf, beach, hiking, fishing, shopping. A short drive you can be at the famous Sandy's Beach, Lanikai Beach, Kailua Beach or Hanauma Bay.

It comes with bikes, boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach towels, beach chairs, wifi, TV, shampoo&conditioner, alarm clocks, fans, Washer/Dryer, hair dryer, Iron Board/Iron and coffee. We also have an outdoor shower to wash off the beach.

Tax ID W04609453-01


Jaime Dier Higgins

Member Since 2015
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 21, 2018
About Jaime Dier Higgins

My name is Art and I live on the property. I have lived in Hawaii since 1979 and I am an avid water sportster. My favorite activities are kite surfing and dirt biking. I live on the most beautiful beach and I have opened the first floor of my house to guests so they can experience this paradise. I am available to talk story and give you local tips and ideas but only if you want to talk - otherwise you won't even know that I am there!

Jaime Dier Higgins purchased this House in 2015


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Queen size bed with headboard, stool. dresser, mirror, portable A/C and ceiling fan


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, outdoor shower
      • shower, vanity, toilet

      Location Type

        • Beachfront
          We are 3 houses away from the beach
        • Mountain View
          This is what you see from the windows but you are across the street from the beach access


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


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Air Conditioning
                      Mobile unit
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      You can park in the driveway in designated area
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                          first bag of Hawaiian coffee on us!
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                          half size
                        • Toaster
                          Toaster oven


                            • Dining
                              seats 2 inside and seats 4 in the covered lanai area
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Games
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  32" flat screen with Roku


                                    • Bicycles
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Water Sports Gear
                                      Boogie boards


                                        • churches
                                        • festivals
                                        • playground
                                        • restaurants

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • antiquing
                                            • bird watching
                                            • boating
                                            • eco tourism
                                            • horseback riding
                                            • luaus
                                            • miniature golf
                                            • beachcombing
                                            • paddle boating
                                            • photography
                                            • scenic drives
                                            • shopping
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking
                                            • whale watching
                                            • wildlife viewing

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • parasailing
                                                    • basketball court
                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                    • equestrian events
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • golf
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • hunting
                                                    • ice skating
                                                    • mountain biking
                                                    • mountain climbing
                                                    • paragliding
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • rock climbing
                                                    • roller blading
                                                    • sailing
                                                    • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                    • snorkeling
                                                    • snorkeling/diving
                                                    • sound/bay fishing
                                                    • surf fishing
                                                    • surfing
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • tennis
                                                    • wind-surfing

                                                      61 Reviews


                                                      Latest reviews

                                                      Close to a world class beach

                                                      Henry S.

                                                      We stayed here for one reason. It was close to the beach - two minute walk if you walk slow. We love this beach. The place is not big but has a bedroom, kitchen (no stove), bathroom with nice shower that takes 5 minutes for water to get hot, coffee maker, outdoor lani with granite table. If I was staying longer I would want a bigger kitchen, but as advertised it was great, so it gets 5 stars.

                                                      Cozy accommodations near an amazing beach

                                                      Shea B.San Francisco

                                                      Wonderful place with everything you need for a wonderful stay in Waimanalo. Plenty of privacy with a lovely patio in the rear and two minutes' walk to one of the biggest beaches on Oahu. Perfect for a couple! Our hosts were very gracious and available should you need them. We will be back! Many thanks to our hosts!!

                                                      Nice little place close to the sea

                                                      Nathan J.

                                                      This is a nice, clean little cottage only a short stroll to one of the best beaches in Hawaii. The place is small, just big enough for two people, but had all we could have needed for our stay. It is next door to another rental and the owners live upstairs - they were very friendly and almost never around. Recommend it for a couple looking for a less pricey place to stay in real Hawaii, but not far from the amenities of Kailua and Honolulu.

                                                      Can’t beat the beach and the quiet neighborhood.

                                                      Dwanda C.

                                                      Location is perfect! Really enjoyed the simplicity of the unit - loved the outside area. AC unit is extra and worth it for night sleeping. The owner is lovely and has a ton of local suggestions and connections. Would stay again.

                                                      It was a place to sleep

                                                      Benjamin H.

                                                      We came to Hawaii for my brothers wedding, picked this place due to the high reviews and hopes of hearing the ocean at night as well as my brothers wedding was right on the beach just a few minutes away.

                                                      It is close to the ocean (3 minute walk give or take) but not close enough to hear the waves at night.

                                                      Bed is super soft (fiance loved it, I however need a firmer bed so my back wasnt super happy in the mornings)

                                                      I didnt notice AC wasnt included in my rental unit and that it would cost an additional $15 a day. That was a bummer.

                                                      Ants.... oh my gosh ants... First time I turned on the toaster oven the counter was swarming with them. No matter what we did or how much we cleaned up after making food, ants.... I eventually bought a queen killer and that took care of most of them.

                                                      There is also a parrot in the back yard, I did not know this. It is fairly obnoxious at times.

                                                      The dryer, when ran, does make this room HOT (the vent is right by the bedroom window) its also impossible to have a quiet night in as other people are almost always using the washer and dryer until they cant at 9PM.

                                                      Room was non refundable by the time I found these out - my family rented a few other places off of VRBO (some more expensive, some cheaper) all were 100x's better than this place and within 1 minute walking to 2 minute driving distance. Reason for 2 stars is due to the equipment available to barrow, ability to wash and dry clothing without additional fees and location, also we never met the owners in person, this could be a plus to some people but not us, last time we came to Hawaii I enjoyed coffee and breakfast with the hosts', I understand every ones different but it was kind of a downer not even to get a hello in person.

                                                      I would only suggest this place if there is no other places in the area available.

                                                      My mother and father got a place 1 minute driving distance away, it came with a personal letter to welcome them, AC, some complimentary Hawaiian fruits and the renters offered to take them on a small tour if they wanted during their first day on arrival. This was the cheapest of all the rentals my friends and family rented... Everyone is different and have different schedules but I hope in the future people who rent out will upgrade their hospitality especially for the price of the room.

                                                      Great experience at Waimanalo Beach, Oahu cottage

                                                      Kathleen H.

                                                      We spent 5 nights at this cottage which was perfect in size for the two of us. The easy 2-minute walk to the beach made for lots of fun with available items for our use like boogie boards, beach towels and mats or chairs, plus coolers for bringing our beverages with us.

                                                      We were provided with a clean cottage with dishes, linens, towels, and some condiments in the cupboards and fridge including a bag of coffee to start of our first morning there. That was great since we arrived late at night with no time to pick up things along the way.

                                                      Art provided lots of great suggestions for sightseeing and snorkeling favourites including best time to go.

                                                      We loved having our own patio sitting area, within a private yard, for morning coffees and unwinding in a shaded area after a busy day at the beach or sightseeing.

                                                      Would highly recommend this little gem to anyone wanting to count on having a great experience!


                                                      Waimanalo Beach, HI, USA

                                                      The property is across from the beach access to #1 beach is USA per Dr. Beach for 2015! White sand beach for miles and no crowds. Its a coutry setting and pace but still close to other towns such as Kailua and Lanikai


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