Your Private Kailua Beach Escape
Submitted: September 29, 2012
Stayed: September 2012
Don't tell too many people, but this is the best kept secret on Oahu! Gina and Karl provide you with your own private beach cottage to explore the island. There if you need them, but giving you total privacy at the same time.
The pictures are spot on. What you see is exactly what you will get. Very comfortable and private. It does sit in a residential neighborhood, and there is street noise, but that just added to the realistic "at home" feel. If you close the louvered windows in the bedroom, run the fans, or at last resort, use the A/C unit, you will sleep great! A little tidbit, I happen to enjoy a firm mattress, so I was fine, but my wife found it just a bit too hard for here liking. She slept OK but could have been a little softer for her liking. Then again we were there to enjoy as much of the island as possible, so sleeping in wasn't a big deal.
Beautiful beach is 5 minutes walking, at the max! Hop in the car and drive down to Lanakai beach, 7 minutes straight down the road. Great snorkeling! As good as Hanama Bay! Right down the road, but now crowds! What could be better?
Close to everything! Downtown Kaillua has lots to offer. Shop at Whole Foods or the other shops at the mall. Safeway is within walking distance of the cottage.
Dining you say? Have breakfast at Cinnamon's! Get malasadas for Agnes Portuguese Bakery!
Have dinner at Buzz's! High end food and service while you are in shorts and flip flops (slippers). ! A must do!... And, the best kept dining secret off all. Go to the Willow Tree Korean BBQ, next to Safeway within walking distance. Davin and his family are the best! The food is awesome at very reasonable prices. There will be a line and an wait, but, come on! This is where to locals eat!
Not because it's good, but GREAT!...
Do yourself a favor get a hold of Gina and stay at the South Seas cottage! You will come back.
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