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A real Oahu paradise on Waimanalo Beach

When you think of a tropical paradise, you are likely thinking about Waimanalo Beach. Flaunting cotton-white sands and groves of lonely ironwood trees on the south-west side of rugged Oahu, this mountain-backed stretch of pristine coastline is where the travel brochures go to get their Hawaii money shot. It's easy to see why with the lapping Pacific glowing turquoise against the shore, the volcanic peaks with their green forests glimmering above, and the soft salt breezes rolling in around the clock. When it comes to Waimanalo Beach vacation rentals, there's everything on offer, from beachfront villas to luxury condos with bubbling hot tubs.

Things to do

Sea life galore in Waimanalo Beach

One of the reasons so many people make the hop over the Koolau Mountains from Honolulu to Waimanalo is the acclaimed Sea Life Park Hawaii. This multi-pool aquarium and wildlife center is packed with splashing sea lions and bottlenose dolphins. You can strike items off of your bucket list by swimming with the majestic mammals or spend your day learning all about the unique underwater fauna of the Pacific Ocean. There's enough to keep the whole family busy just steps from all of the Waimanalo Beach vacation rentals on offer.


Wallowing on Waimanalo Beach

Grab a book, set up the hammock and unwind in one of the salt-washed Waimanalo Beach vacation rentals. No one could blame you – that's precisely what this Pacific-side corner of Oahu is best for: relaxing. But it's not all R&R with the sound of the waves in the background – there are also stunning panoramic lighthouse treks around the rocky headlands in the area, as well as forest walks and volcano hikes. There are whale-watching and dolphin encounters to be had in the marine parks. There's loads of activities to do every hour of the day, if you choose to take a break from your relaxation!

Natural features

Waimanalo Beach is a seascape to remember

Waimanalo Beach has everything you'd want from a Hawaiian paradise. Long, soft stretches of sugar-white sand merge with a sky blue ocean, all shrouded by the rugged rises of the Koolau Mountains and their patches of forest above. The coast to the south gives way to the craggy cliffs of Makapuu Point, where black-rock coves come dotted with salty waves and patches of green seaside meadow. Dolphins, whales, sea lions and more all inhabit the waters here, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled to spot them all.

How to get there

How to get to and around Waimanalo Beach

Fly into Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL), the closest airport, located 15 mi (24.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), which is 24.7 mi (39.8 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Waimanalo Beach?

Whether you're seeking a cozy retreat for you and your love or somewhere roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Waimanalo Beach. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • "Sandy Beachfront /direct Oceanfront - Allowed One Rental Per 30 Day Period" is a guest favorite. Around 30 miles from Waimanalo Beach, it has 1 bedroom and plenty of handy amenities, including a barbecue grill and a stovetop.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Charming Ocean Front/ Beach Front". Around 30 miles from the heart of Waimanalo Beach, it has 1 bedroom and features water sports equipment and shopping.

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What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Waimanalo Beach?

Punching way above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Waimanalo Beach puts you on the doorstep of big adventure. Turn off your gadgets and switch your focus to outdoor fun at one of these fun-sized escapes:

  • Take a couple of days off to get back to basics at "Tiny House Best Location In Kailua". Located in Honolulu County, an iron and ironing board and nearby ecotour services are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • "New Tiny House Big Yard Fruit Trees Fire Pit Ocean Views Beach Gear" in Honolulu County is another popular pick. A hair dryer and a kitchen will make your time here even more cozy and comfortable.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Waimanalo Beach?

Clock out on Friday afternoon and then pack your carry-on bag. If you're craving some fun and relaxation, these properties in and near Waimanalo Beach promise a memorable weekend getaway:

  • Get away from it all at "Large Corner Condo In Beach Tower Steps To Beach", which is around 25 miles to the west of Waimanalo Beach. There's plenty of nature and adventure to keep you busy here. Try horse riding and hiking and biking or simply take in the sights of Mamala Bay Golf Course and Wailupe Beach Park.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a rejuvenating getaway at "August 495/night Upgraded Beach Front Ocean View 3". Stay in and enjoy its comforts, or be adventurous and try fishing and windsurfing. When you're ready to explore more of the area, organize a visit to Ko'olau Golf Club and Queen Kapiʻolani Regional Park. This terrific vacation rental is around 25 miles west of Waimanalo Beach.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Waimanalo Beach?

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure pack a punch when it comes to location and convenience. Plonk your bags down at one of these welcoming studio apartments in and around Waimanalo Beach:

  • Escape on your own or take a travel buddy along to "Charming Ocean Front/ Beach Front". You'll have loads of amenities to take advantage of, including a living room and a nearby beach.
  • Another excellent rental is "High - End Renovations Gorgeous". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this comfy apartment is loaded with handy amenities like an ocean view, free toiletries and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Waimanalo Beach?

Whether you're looking for a cabin for you and a few friends or a vacation home that'll fit the entire family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Waimanalo Beach. These retreats make the perfect base for a quick trip:

  • Close to the center of Waimanalo Beach, "Luxury Beachfront Ocean Villa 217 With Newest Interior Remodel Turtle Bay Resort" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your cozy digs, get out and explore all the cool stuff around you.
  • Another excellent option is "Large Corner Condo In Beach Tower Steps To Beach". Round up your favorite people and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Waimanalo Beach.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Waimanalo Beach?

Whether spent in a rustic cabin or a luxury condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to say "I love you." Whisk your special someone off for a few days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Waimanalo Beach:

  • Put on some mellow music and kick back together at "Charming Ocean Front/ Beach Front". Around 30 miles from Waimanalo Beach, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend getaway, including beauty services and outdoor furniture.
  • "Kailua Beachside - 5 - Bedroom" is another option that'll woo you. It's approximately 5 miles from Waimanalo Beach and has beach sun loungers and outdoor furniture.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Waimanalo Beach?

Big groups mean enormous fun. They also mean finding a place that'll comfortably fit your crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Waimanalo Beach and get your favorite people together under one roof:

  • There's plenty of space to move around at "Licensed Short Term Rental Beach Front". Around 7 miles northwest of Waimanalo Beach, this expansive retreat has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including a kitchen and a water view.
  • Invite as many as 20 of your best friends to "Large Beachfront 5 Bedroom Home" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This top option has 5 bedrooms and is around 30 miles to the northwest of Waimanalo Beach. It's crammed with features to keep a large group comfortable and content, including a garden and mountain views.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Waimanalo Beach?

A pool is often a highlight of any good vacation. Enjoy splashing around or simply chilling out by the water at one of these rejuvenating escapes in or near Waimanalo Beach:

  • Throw your swimsuit in your suitcase and stay at "Homerez - Nice House For 4 Ppl. With Shared Pool And Terrace At Pozo Alcón". Other amenities here include a DVD player and a dishwasher.
  • Another top pick is "Spectacular Ocean View - Modern Beautiful House. Special Introductory Pricing". There's plenty to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as coffee and tea making facilities and a TV.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Waimanalo Beach?

You love your family of course, but that doesn't mean you should squeeze together like sardines on vacation. Play it safe and go for a large family vacation rental in or around Waimanalo Beach where you can spread out and relax:

  • With space enough for up to 10 guests spread over 5 bedrooms, "Kailua Beachside - 5 - Bedroom" is a popular choice with big families. It features coffee and tea making facilities and a fridge and is located around 5 miles to the northwest of Waimanalo Beach.
  • Another lovely home away from home is "September 295/night Upgraded Beach Front Ocean View 3". Around 25 miles west of Waimanalo Beach, it features 3 bedrooms, space for up to 8 guests, childrens activities and nearby whale-watching activities.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Waimanalo Beach?

Nothing says "VIP getaway" like your own indoor pool. Pack your bikini and splash around in the comfort and privacy of one of these spacious houses in or near Waimanalo Beach:

  • Book a few nights at "Wifi, View Mountain, Fitness, Swimming Pool" and spend your days lazing poolside. This sprawling pad has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 7 guests and a host of other quality amenities. A sauna and a swimming pool are among them.
  • Another inviting property is "Beautiful Island Beach Home, Steps To Beach. Make Memories". With 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people, you can invite all your friends to stay with you and swim. A swimming pool and an ocean view are other amenities you'll find here.

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