Discover a selection of 337 vacation rentals in Lanikai Beach that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $280 per night, and houses and bungalows are popular options for a stay in Lanikai Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

You may be far from home, but you're not far from heaven

On the southern edge of beautiful Kailua Bay in east Oahu, Lanikai Beach is often described as the prettiest of all the island's beaches. Miles of turquoise water stretch as far as the eye can sea, and the barely-there waves that lap the sand are a draw for vacationers of every stripe – families with kids, grown-ups with friends, and couples in love. Lanikai translates to “heavenly sea,” and you’ll see why after a swim, a hike, and a picnic under the light of the moon.

Things to do

Even the hiking comes with a little history

Once visitors have logged a bit of beach time, they often hit the Lanikai Pillbox hiking trail. It offers stunning views of the beach and the 2 Mokulua Islands just a mile offshore. The trail is named for the 2 pillboxes – concrete military observation stations used during WWII – you can spot along they way. If you’re up for a day trip from your Lanikai Beach vacation rental, drive to the western side of the island and visit its chief attraction for patriots and history buffs: the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

Activities

Bright sun, soft sand, and serene stargazing

What to do at Lanikai Beach? Um, go to the beach. It is absolutely pristine, with a half mile of white, powdery sand, bright, blue water, and gentle waves. In fact, the waves are so chill at Lanikai Beach, they never get big enough to surf. If you know a youngster who gets nervous at the sight of roaring breakers – or if you just like peace and quiet – book a Lanikai Beach vacation rental and get ready to relax. At night, the beach is a popular spot to stargaze and watch the moonrise.

Weather

Summer, summer, and more summer at Lanikai Beach

The island has a tropical, semi-arid climate, which means warmth and humidity without too much rain. The average temps hover around the high 70s all year long, and the winter and summer weather is so similar at Lanikai Beach, it may be hard to tell the difference. Overcast days are common, but rain showers are usually light and short. The sunniest months are those from May to October, so you can look for a Lanikai Beach vacation rental in the winter months and find slightly lower prices without sacrificing perfect weather.

Natural features

A blue footed boobie will be your new feathered friend

Lanikai Beach has one of the only snorkeling spots highly recommended on the east coast of Oahu. There’s a protective reef, and live coral are easy to find if you swim a few hundred feet from the water’s edge. Strap on your snorkel and spot butterflyfish, parrotfish, surgeonfish, and blacktail dascyllus. Birdwatchers will not be disappointed either, as the 2 islands just offshore from Lanikai Beach are home to the last sanctuary for ground-nesting seabirds in Hawaii, including wedge-tailed shearwaters, blue footed boobies, and albatross.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lanikai Beach?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 337 vacation rentals around Lanikai Beach. From 194 house rentals to 41 bungalow rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property near Lanikai Beach?

Perhaps it's the amazing ocean views, or maybe it's the opportunity to simply lounge around from sunrise to sunset. But there's just something about a beach getaway that calls to all of us. Vrbo has 133 beachside rentals waiting for you. Open to more suggestions? Vrbo has loads more options to take a look at, including:

  • 130 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 96 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 59 beach vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house near Lanikai Beach?

If you're seeking a home away from home this vacation, renting a whole house is a great idea. You and your crew will have plenty of space for all manner of vacation activities. There are 218 options available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $95 per night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other rental types, such as:

  • Cottage: 51 vacation homes. Prices start from $99 per night.
  • Studio: 45 vacation homes. Prices start from $68 per night.
  • Apartment: 34 vacation homes. Prices start from $100 per night.

Can I stay near Lanikai Beach in a large group?

The recipe for an unforgettable escape is relaxing with close friends and family in a fantastic new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a big group, Vrbo has options. The top choice for larger groups here are house vacation homes, and we have 45 currently listed. The rental property options that are on offer for large groups around here include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can sleep 8 guests? We have 90 that will fit the bill. The prices start from $244 per night.
  • After a place for 6 people? We have 84 that will serve you well. You can book one for as little as $113 per night.
  • Trying to find rentals to suit 10 guests? You'll be happy to find out we have 64 that'll be perfect. You can book one from just $299 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Lanikai Beach travels with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals near Lanikai Beach?

Vrbo is here to help you come together with your nearest and dearest. Listing an assortment of affordable rentals, you're sure to discover a special place to suit everyone. When it comes to seeking out a terrific deal, your first port of call ought to be Kaka'ako. Here, Vrbo has 356 rentals at an average price of $184 per night. Another 1,923 Vrbo rentals are on offer in or around Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis. With an average price of $193 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth bragging about.

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