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Recent Makaha reviews

  • Perfect location on the west coast's best beach!

    "We could quite happily have sat on this balcony for the rest of our days! A trip to Makaha is not a 5 star tourist trap. It is an opportunity to stop, relax and enjoy a truly beautiful spot. Our family of 4 surfed, snorkled, and soaked up the winter sun. Seeing turtles, whales and dolphins was a daily event that Waikiki tourists paid $200 each to hop on a boat and cruise to our beach to experience. A hire car is highly recommended as there are no restaurants or cafes in walking distance, and we also made use of the full kitchen. Using this great condo as our base, we were easily able to explore every corner of Oahu. The North Shore, Polynesian Cultural Centre and Kuoloa Ranch are all fantastic day trips and getting around the island is really simple. You are pretty much an hour and a half from anywhere. Even though we visited in December, the wet season, Makaha always had exceptional weather and we were rained on every time we headed inland. The onsite management, Vern and Al, are fantastic. They gave us tips on where to visit as well as information on local surf conditions and places to eat. Respect for the locals goes a long way here. The condo has everything you need and is certainly the best in the block. We crammed in 2 adults and our 2 boys, 14 and 10, and had a ball. The kitchen is fully equipped, the space is comfortable and well furnished and the balcony exceptional. There is even snorkelling gear and body boards for your use. We can't recommend this condo highly enough. If you want a chilled, truly local experience without the hustle of a tourist hub, you will love this condo."
    Guest: Nathan W. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: January 3, 2016
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  • Outstanding value, great stay in Oahu away from the busy areas!

    "This is our third experience with VRBO (our second booking directly). The owner and property manger responded to my email inquiries quickly, were both very professional and accommodating. The unit itself is quite spacious, modernized with nice furnishings and very clean upon arrival. A tasty bottle of wine and chocolates were an added touch and very much appreciated! Many living amenities and necessities were available; for instance, there are enough utensils/dishes for a week's worth of two meals per day for a couple. From the unit, there is quick access to the lower parking lot (visitors and placard parking) from the lower lobby and down the stairs. The complex is secure and guarded 24/7 and is way from the hustle and bustle of Oahu. The northwest side of the island has excellent hiking and scenery with quiet beaches nearby. That said, you must consider with tighter security, the property rules are stringent, especially with the parking placard and visitor pass. Be mindful the location does add extra time to travel and sightseeing other areas of Oahu. In exchange for being quiet and tranquil, this was very acceptable. Though the unit was well kept, the building itself is older and shower pressure could be a bit stronger, but note we are used to having a five gallon per minute waterfall at home :) Aside from these very minor things, we felt it was outstanding value for the nightly rate asked. We wouldn't hesitate to visit again and highly recommend this unit to anyone looking! Please kindly take a second to indicate if this review was helpful so I can focus my future efforts accordingly, thank you!"
    Guest: JJLuke Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 28, 2016
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  • Simply Amazing Vacation Spot

    "My niece and I traveled to Oahu for her 30th birthday. After much deliberation, we chose Pam's condo in Makaha. It could not have been a more excellent choice. Pam was wonderful to deal with, replying promptly to my various questions and giving us so much wonderful information about the condo and the area. The condo is even more beautiful than the pictures show, and that lanai...I have no adequate description for the view from it. We spent HOURS out there- watching the waves, the surfers, the turtles, the spouting humpback whales, the boats, the morning sunbeams playing on the turquoise waves as it rose over the condo, and the stunning display it created as it dropped down into the ocean in the evening. It was lovely to fall asleep to and wake up to the sound of the crashing waves. We both enjoy cooking, so we had stopped for groceries on our way from Honolulu to Makaha (we rented a car). We were very happy with the various cooking and dining supplies Pam has used to stock the kitchen, and were able to enjoy our own meals on the lanai. The view makes good food even more delicious! :) We even used the lovely gas grill down in the common area one night. The bed in the condo was very comfortable, and the shower is amazing. The condo is tiny, but the layout, the mirrors and windows and doors, and Pam's bright mermaid theme all work together to create a bright, breezy feel. I appreciated the security of knowing that our rental car was safe inside a locked gate, and that the condo had limited access. Also, even with as large as the Cabanas is, I heard practically no noise from neighbors above, below, or an either side. Everyone was so helpful and respectful of others. The beach in front of the condo would collect a few people as the day progressed, but compared to the crowded eastern shore beaches we typically visit, this one felt like we had the place all to ourselves! The waves here are larger than we're used to, but the Ko'olina lagoons are not far; we went swimming there one afternoon. However, those large waves were an attraction that took us to the North Shore several times, just to watch the surfers. Traffic can be awful, but we were aware of that when we chose this location. We went on several day trips, but spent most of our time at the condo or the local attractions like Ka'ena Point, where we saw albatross, seals, and lots of whales. Our stay here was nothing short of amazing, and we both have so many lovely memories. Thank you, Pam!!"
    Guest: Violet K. Date of Stay: January 2016 Review Submitted: January 25, 2016
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  • Beautiful House with Beautiful views!

    "This house was perfect for me and my family! I loved that each bedroom had a bathroom and a patio door. The pool was perfect! I would love to come back and stay here again!"
    Guest: Christina A. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 30, 2016
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