Welcome to Kailua, on Oahu, one of the Conde Naste Top 10 beaches in the world.
Our vacation rental on the windward, cool trade wind side of Oahu. We are just 20 minutes from Honolulu and 35 min. to Waikiki. We are in Enchanted Lake, Kailua, about 11 blocks, a 15 min. walk or 3 min. drive from Kailua beach, 3 miles of the world's most beautiful white sand. Another five minute drive will take you to Lanikai beach with a great view of the famous Mokulua Islands (Mokes for short). This is a active neighborhood for 1-2 mellow people, max. Foldout futon mattress available for small child.
This studio suite is a part of our home with its own private entrance and spacious bathroom. Towels, beach towels and linens are provided.
Queen bed, air conditioning and/or ceiling fans, linens, towels, beach towels, bikes, boogie boards, blow dryer, iron board. Coin washer/dryer. Small refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, BBQ. T.V, DVD, free high speed wireless internet.
Kailua is a famous beachside community on Oahu.: Sunbath, swim, sailsurf, kayak at famous, beautiful Kailua Beach.
See the sunrise!! Go to the Thursday 9-10am farmer's market 1 block away.
Kailua ART galleries: Isl. Treasures, Nohea.Alii Stained Glass. Excellent RESTAURANTS: Buzz's, Assagios, Formagio's,Baci Bistro, Food Company.
Kailua is launching point anywhere on the Island. It's easier to drive or 1/2 block to the bus stop takingyou anywhere on the island--Hanauma Bay snorkeling, Sea Life Park, Pearl Harbor memorial tour
Famous surfing beach on the North shore, Waimea, Sunset, Pipeline, Polynesian Cultural Center, BYU Hawaii and the Morman temple.
Also Lyon Arboretum, Foster Botannical Gardens & Chinatown.
Honolulu, a 20 min. drive to State Captol, Iolani Palace, Aloha Tower, Ala Moana Shopping center, Bishop Museum (Hawaiian artifacts), Honolulu Academy of Arts & Doris Duke's 'Shangri La' mansion.
Most stay here a week and most wish they were here for 2 weeks to see it all!
Famous hiking trails, near recreation Center: Get a hiking book if you're adventurous. Or, go with the Hawaii Trail and Mountain Club,htmc.org, or Sierra Club on weekends.
Sole Mates on Wednesdays. Olomana Mt. (advanced), Maunawili Falls, Pali hairpin turn, Lanikai pillbox by Midpacific Country Club, and Kawainui marsh walking trail are right in Kailua. We even have an ancient Hawaiian heiau (sacred site) in Kailua.
Kailua recreation center in Kailua town has a public Olympic size pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, skateboard rink.
Jetski or parasail at Maunalua Bay, Hawaii Kai.
Theatres, the symphony and the Opera at NBC Center. Punchbowl National Cemetery (Astronaunt Onizuka, Pyle)
30 min. drive to famous Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head hike, the ZOO, Aquarium, the Univ of Hawaii
Farmer's Market: Local farmer's market nearby on Thursday mornings, 9-10am. Or a more upscale farmer's market with interesting local products good for gifts/souvenirs, Thurs. 5-7pm, by Longs Drug Store. Hoomaluhia Botannical Garden in nearby Kaneohe for scenic mountains and foliage.
This is a nice cozy studio with small meal prep area for simple meals, small refrig, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, rice cooker/steamer, hot plate, pots, pans, utensils, dishes & glassware. Nice central location near shops and restaurants. Kailua is an upscale, beach side community on the windward (cool, tradewinds side) of Oahu. It is away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, Honolulu or Waikiki Beach, but still a short 20-30 min. drive away. Kailua is also 5 min. from another famous beach, Lanikai, with picturesque offshore islands. Rent a kayak and kayak over.
Other Activities: Kawainui marsh walk, bird preserve. Climb Olomana Mt.
Golf: Pali, Luana Hills (like Jurassic Park), and Olomana Golf courses are in Kailua.
Luana Hills also has a wonderfulSUNDAY BRUNCH with incredible, scenic mountain views.
A really challenging course, Koolau is also nearby.