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Luxurious Hawaiian Cottage Nestled by the Sea

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 720 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly Renovated Studio in the Prestige Portlock Neighborhood

This beautiful cottage, located in an upscale and peaceful neighborhood, is newly renovated with very tasteful design and style! It's a luxurious, high-end home with immaculate technology, top of the line bedding, appliances, furniture, and bathroom - very much like a Boutique Hotel! Its location is excellent for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the island with extra comforts and amenities, away from the hustle and bustle of the city (15 minute drive to Waikiki). The world famous Hanauma Bay (best place for snorkeling) is less than a five minute drive away, and the sunsets are absolutely stunning. There's a small beach two blocks away from the cottage, and there are three shopping centers in the Hawaii Kai area. The closest one is about a 10 minute walk away. Also, a great place to hike, Koko Head, is very close! You can hike up the crater to see the most gorgeous 360 degree view from the top. The cottage space is 720 square feet and fully furnished with high ceilings, high-speed wireless internet, energy efficient a/c, and a top-of-the-line Bose surround-sound system controlled through an iPad. The queen-size bed has a comfy, high-quality mattress and plenty of pillows to go with it! The kitchen is fully stocked with dinnerware, cookware, a coffeemaker, toaster, rice cooker, oven, stove, microwave, and refrigerator. All of the appliances are brand new and energy efficient. A filtered water faucet has been installed in the kitchen for your convenience. There is a bar with 3 leather stools, which makes the kitchen area a fun place to eat, lounge and serve.

The living room has a coffee table, a leather Natuzzi couch (that pulls out to a very impressive queen-size bed), a huge curved-screen tv, satellite cable, a skylight that opens and closes to your liking, and blackout blinds. Towels, toilet paper, shampoo and body wash are provided for you. The washing machine is a new two-in-one system that is also energy efficient, alongside the closet and floor to ceiling mirror.

Last but most definitely not least, the patio has two teak-wood lounge chairs that make it a very enjoyable place to relax and unwind. You can see the view of the Hanauma Bay mountain from here while enjoying the sea breeze, song of birds, and -during the night- the most sparkliest of stars. Ah yes, this is paradise!

More Details

Owner
Alon Maor
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Alon Maor

I love to surf and sail, the ocean is my playground! I am very grateful for the beauty of nature, which is why I chose to raise my children in Hawaii. I have traveled all over the world and enjoy immersing myself in different cultures while sharing experiences with others. As a host I am very friendly and accommodating, I like to keep my living space neat and clean, as well as be respectful of others' space. Life on this island is beautiful and I am happy to be able to share it with people from all over the world!

Alon Maor purchased this studio in 2000

Why Alon Maor chose Hawaii Kai

I fell in love with this side of the island when I first moved to Honolulu in the late 90's. This property is perfect because it's close to such beautiful lookouts and beaches without the hustle and bustle of the city. And there are a handful of really fun surf spots within walking distance of my property, life here is absolutely wonderful!

Amenities

Hawaii Kai Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet Hours are from 10pm-8am
  • Do not send any mail to this address, the mail will be returned to sender.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • There are towels, toilet paper, and body wash in the bathroom. The shower has two different settings to choose from, my favorite is the wide rain-shower head! Oh, and the river rock tiling too!
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The sleeper sofa has a queen size bed that can sleep two
  • The queen-size bed has a comfy, high-quality mattress and plenty of pillows to go with it! There are night stands on either side with reading lights. The leather Natuzzi couch pulls out to a very impressive queen-size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Hawaiian Cottage Nestled by the Sea
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we stayed at this beautiful property. It was relaxing, quiet, clean, new and beautiful, and the owners are very responsive. We have already made reservations to be back next month!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Longmont, Colorado
5

clean, quiet, modern

  • 5 of 5

I just stayed here for the second time. The place is beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean, in a safe and quiet neighborhood and the owners responded quickly to my need (which was help figuring out the shower.) It is walking distance to the beach and close to shopping and restaurants. I didn't rent a car and was able to easily walk to amenities.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Was so relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so mush, it was everything we needed. Mickel & Ally.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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American Fork, UT 84003
5

Hawaii Kai done right

  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect for a couple's getaway. The fit and finish is first class and the location is just perfect. A short walk to a sandy beach and even shorter to stairs that allow you to swim and snorkel on a reef just 100 yards away. The property manager was clear in instructions and very attentive to our needs when they arose. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Paradise found!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying in this beautiful property for 4 nights, wish we could move in! Beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean, contemporary appliances and technology, and convenient to our nearby family. There is a sense of calm when you enter the cottage. Shopping for groceries is nearby as well as several delicious and fun restaurants. Easy access to major beach activities and far away from the traffic of Waikiki (although you should take a little day trip if you need retail therapy!) We'll be back - Thank you Alon and Imbar!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orange County, CA
5

Beautiful, Brand-New Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was a perfect spot for our party of three, including a toddler. It is a small space, but laid out nicely with upgraded finishes that you would find in a home, not a rental unit. Washer/dryer was so convenient and the a/c unit and skylight were amazing to escape the hot, humid Hawaiian weather. It is in a quiet neighborhood, close to restaurants, grocery stores and easy driving to Waikiki. Alon was very responsive and helpful throughout the rental process and during our stay. We will definitely look to stay here again when we come back to visit our family. Thank you, Alon & Inbar!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
16.2 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Kona Brewing
Nearest Golf
4.3 Miles
Hawaii Kai Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Koko Marina has many to choose from
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Hanauma Bay
Car: recommended

Our neighborhood has many different views of the mountains and sea, and each one is breathtaking in its own way. The homes here are very upscale and it is a quiet, safe neighborhood. This newly-renovated studio is minutes from beaches, supermarkets, movie theaters, restaurants, hikes, churches, public transport, sight-seeing, ocean sport activities, parks, and much more!

You’ll love this private cottage because of the location, the ambiance, easy parking, the song of birds, the amenities and design, the mountain and ocean breezes, the comfort, we can go on and on!

It's an excellent place to stay for couples, solo adventurers, and business travelers.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 14.96%

Please do not send any mail to this address, the mail will be returned to sender.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.