VACATION IN PARADISE AT MAKAHA AREA SECLUDED BEACH

Mary Christensen

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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VACATION IN PARADISE AT MAKAHA AREA SECLUDED BEACH

Makaha Condo Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Full Kitchen, Condo on Ocean

Come to Paradise on Earth at the Hawaiian Princess located in the dry, sunny Makaha Area in West Oahu. The condo is on a secluded 1/3 mile pristine white sand beach overlooking the gorgeous Turtle Cove. Celebrate a special occasion, romantic getaway or just come to relax and dine on your own private Lanai and enjoy the relaxing ocean breeze with the spectacular 180 degree view of the Ocean and Sunset.

The Hawaiian Princess is located 45 minutes from the Honolulu International Airport and an hour from the frenzy and crowds in Honolulu and Waikiki. It is only a 20 minute drive to the City of Kapolei with many stores such as Costco, Kmart, Target, Wal-Mart, Ross, Safeway, Outback, Chili's, Starbucks, 16 Theatre Cinemas and the famous Paradise Cove Luau. The City of Waianae is minutes from your condo and offers 3 grocery stores, Long Drugs, many fast food and dining options. You can still enjoy the hustle and bustle of tourist activities with the additional benefit of a totally relaxing beachfront living atmosphere.

Come, swim, and play in the warm aqua blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, or sunbathe on the uncrowded, unspoiled beach. You can snorkel, boogie board, paddle board, fish, or just relax with a 'cold one' while you watch Sea Turtles, Spinner Dolphins and Humpback Whales (in-season), or people having fun in the waves from the beach or your lanai. Two of the best island 18 hole golf courses are minutes away at the Ko olina Resort and the Makaha Valley resort. The world famous Makaha surfing beach is less than a mile away and home to several International Surfing Competitions in the winter months. The Waianae harbor is about 5 minutes away and offers deep sea fishing excursions and swimming with the dolphins.

Unit Amenities:

Free in unit Wi-Fi, 2 Flat Screen Cable TV's, CD/DVD Player, Washer/Dryer, Full Size Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Dishwasher, Stove Cook Top with Oven, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Bathroom with shower and tub and vanity. Queen Size Bed with Mattress Topper, Leather Sleeper Sofa, Futon, Sleeps 4 Adults comfortably, All Linens & Towels provided, Dining Room Table & 4 Chairs, Lanai with table & 4 chairs to relax, All your beach needs are provided such as 'play toys' (boogie boards and noodles) umbrella, beach chairs, beach towels, cooler, etc.

The Hawaiian Princess offers a secure beachfront setting with free gated parking, building manager and security. When you are ready to leave the Honolulu airport/car rental, call our unit's manager and he will welcome you personally on site to give you the keys and details for your time in our unit. The facility has a secure gated entrance from the road, a call button at the gate will notify the security guard to allow you entrance the first time. After your initial welcome, you will have a key to the unit and a fob that will allow you to come and go at your pleasure.

On site, there is a salt water swimming pool, Jacuzzi hot tub, ping pong table, meeting room, tennis court, gas barbecues, picnic table areas, and secure parking.

State of Hawaii Tax Id Number: W88562954-01

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Mary Christensen

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These are the owner's of the unit you will be visiting at the Hawaiian Princess, Neil and Mary Christensen enjoying a meal at Jameson By The Sea in Hale'iwa. The have the best mahimahi with macadamia nuts and mai tai's. We try to include a trip to this restaurant every time we are on Oahu! It's delicious and the view is spectacular!

We have been renting our unit out since 2010, even though we are new to join VRBO.

Mary Christensen purchased this condo in 2010

We have been coming to the Hawaiian Princess since 1981 when we purchased 2 weeks of timeshare interest. In 2010, when we were here vacationing, we had the opportunity to actually purchase our own condo unit. We still can't believe our luck and good fortune that enabled us to get our own piece of paradise. We love it here and hope you will enjoy your stay at our unit as much as we do!

The Hawaiian Princess is built right off the beach. The beach is pristine, white sand and ocean at Turtle Cove is beautiful, warm, and clear. It is probably one of the best kept secrets on Oahu because our beach is not crowded or spoiled, yet it is probably one of the best on Oahu for fun and enjoyment. This condo is not a hotel but a mix of owner's who live on site, vacation rentals, and timeshares. It is a secure building and has been well maintained. Come and relax and enjoy the beach way of life in luxury!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Reviews

4.8
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Vacation In Paradise At Makaha Area Secluded Beach
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews
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Vacation In Paradise At Makaha Area Secluded Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p504252vb
+1 2063558060
Makaha Oahu
Salem, OR.
5

EXCELLENT PLACE TO STAY AWAY FROM THE CROWDS OF WAIKIKI!

  • 5 of 5
This was our fourth trip to Oahu and our family of four did not want to stay in Waikiki because of all the crowds (tourists). After staying in Ko'Olina two years ago we knew we wanted to stay on the west side of the island, real Hawaiian feeling. We came across this perfect condo here on VRBO and we were not disappointed at all upon arrival! Mary and Neil were wonderful to work with from the booking process through the end of our vacation! Mary answered all my questions prior to our arrival and helped me with contacts on Oahu for a surprise wedding vow renewal ceremony for my wife and I.

Their home has all the accommodations you would find in your own home. Mary and Neil have taken great pride in keeping their home updated and clean. All the appliances were updated and everything worked great! They provide several boogie boards (we used everyday), float noodles, beach chairs (again everyday), cooler for the beach (again everyday), beach toys and snorkel equipment. We packed our own snorkel equipment and one of my boys broke his fins and used a pair that were there at the condo. Mary and Neil provide a book they have built of everything to do on Oahu for visitors ranging from tours, restaurants, stores nearby, etc. That was a great touch! I can not even explain how beautiful the views were from the lanai. We spent every morning on the lanai watching the sea turtles swimming right off the beach while drinking our morning coffee and capped off every evening watching the sunset from the lanai or down on the beach. Out of all the beaches on Oahu or Maui my family has visited we agreed this was the best beach we have been to hands down!

The Hawaiian Princess staff were all very friendly and helpful with any questions we had. Every morning they were cleaning the lobby, elevators, pool and BBQ area. We barbecued almost every night for dinner while we were there, no waiting at all except for one night. Both barbecues were being used by two full time residents and both had room on the grill and offered to share so I could barbecue our dinner. All the full time residents treated you like a full time resident, not an outside tourists...so friendly and nice.

We have decided that we will be definitely be going back to the Hawaiian Princess (we did not want to leave) and this condo for these reasons in no particular order: 1. beach and views 2. friendless of staff/residents 3. perfect condo 4. great customer service from Mary and Neil.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Bill & Reena & Matt & Trenton,
So glad you enjoyed your stay at our home!
Thanks for being great guests too!
Mary & Neil
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http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p504252vb
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Makaha Oahu
Brook park ohio
5

GREAT LITTLE GEM!!

  • 5 of 5
Great condo in Makaha had all the comforts of home and what a gorgeous view!! Loved waking up in the morning and having my coffee on the lanai and watching the Turtles before heading to work. Thanks for sharing your place!!
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you could enjoy our condo and paradise before work. Thank you for your service!
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Vacation In Paradise At Makaha Area Secluded Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p504252vb
+1 2063558060
Makaha Oahu
San Francisco Bay Area.
5

PERFECT. BREATH TAKING VIEW. TERRIFIC OWNERS.

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I visited Hawaii for the very first time this year. We did our homework when choosing the perfect location which had to include a nice beach, away from the crowds, nice views and comfortable....well, this condo fit the bill and more.
The condo itself is very well maintained, fully equipped with a stove, fridge, micro wave oven, toaster, ice maker, dish washer, washing/dryer (inside the unit), clean towels, beach gear, air conditioner, ceiling fans, etc.
The bed is super comfortable and clean and the living room has a big comfy couch and a nice flat screen TV (bedroom has one too) and internet access.
Now that the basics have been listed, let me get to the main and most memorable aspect of this lovely condo...its terrific view! and beach access which is about 30 feet away from the building; each morning we saw turtles swimming by and the sunsets are simply amazing. Snorkeling was great as well, we saw many fish species. A bit to the north is Kaena point, where we swam with wild dolphins in a spectacular beach, where mostly locals go, not crowded at all.
We didn't dine out much, and there isn't much to eat around the area, except for fast food places, such as McDonalds, Taco Bell, a Hawaiian BBQ place and others, but there are grocery stores very close by, where we bought our supplies. To be honest, once at the condo, and seeing how well equipped it was, we didn't really feel like going out to eat.
A reviewer mentioned the neighborhood being "bad" or "low income", well, this is actually half true; we weren't sure at first, but after spending a few days there, we quickly realized that appearances can be very deceiving, we went out grocery shopping many times and never ran into any trouble with anybody. Most people in the area are working class people, some homeless and some rich, basically, a mixed pot, but none made us feel uncomfortable.
The location of the condo is a true hidden jewel;TRUST me when I say this: once you arrive at the condo and get a glimpse of the view, any doubts you may have, will go away. We had a "true" Hawaiian experience during our stay; sandy beaches, perfect weather, nice views, beautiful sunsets, a true relaxing vacation. We actually went to Waikiki, but literally turned around and went back to the Hawaiian Princess where the beach is peaceful, beautiful and not crowded. If you want to relax, be comfortable and experience "paradise", look no further, this condo has it all. To the owners: "Thank You"...truly.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Jose and Tamara, So glad your first experience in Hawaii was at the Hawaiian Princess in our home. We have loved this spot since we found it in 1981 and it is one of our favorite places in the world. Thank you for choosing our home and we are so happy that you enjoyed it! Mary & Neil
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Vacation In Paradise At Makaha Area Secluded Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p504252vb
+1 2063558060
Makaha Oahu
San Diego
5

PERFECT GETAWAY TO ENJOY HAWAII AWAY FROM THE MADNESS OF OAHU

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I stayed here for a week and enjoyed every day! The condo was beautiful and had everything we needed. I can't say enough about how beautiful the view was from the Lanai, and on three different afternoons we were able to see whales in the distance, and probably every day we could see turtles swimming near the shore. It became a ritual for us to watch the sunset every evening. We made use of the gas grills onsite to prepare our own meals a few nights which were maintained well and generally available where we only had to wait 5 minutes one time for access. Everybody we met was friendly and gave us great advice on the area, and the condo was equipped with a great notebook that detailed all this for us. Another note is that the location is on the leeward side of the island which worked out perfectly for us. The other side of the island was experiencing some spotty rain showers during the week we were there, but where we were at stayed dry and basically sunny all day with some spotty clouds.
  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: James and Victoria, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at our home. It's true, the view is so beautiful from the lanai that it is hard to believe. Glad you saw some whales and turtles too! Thank you for your kind words and we hope that you will be coming back to our special paradise. Mary & Neil
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Vacation In Paradise At Makaha Area Secluded Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p504252vb
+1 2063558060
Makaha Oahu
5

THE PERFECT PLACE TO ABSORB THE ESSENCE OF OLD HAWAII!

  • 5 of 5
This property exceeded our highest expectations. The whole experience was a positive one, from the ease of booking it to all the details needed to get there, and helpful guidelines each step of the way. The property is well maintained and includes everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. We love how it is between the mountains and the ocean, with the constant sound of the surf and the delightful trade winds. Sunsets are breathtakingly beautiful, followed each evening by the sounds of conch shells echoing through the valleys. Whether on the lanai or on the beach, it is a place you feel connected to. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Felt very safe in the area. It was exciting to discover that walking in the sand was easier on my knees than the solid ground. There is so much to see and do in the area that we didn't go into Honolulu to visit our daughter until after we checked out the last day. The only complaint, if you could call it that, is that the longer you stay, the harder it is to leave. We loved the decor and the welcoming feel of the condo. Mahalo for all the work done to make this possible!!!!
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Marilyn and Mark,
We are so glad you enjoyed our home at the Hawaiian Princess. We think perhaps you just might love it as much as we do!!!!
Mary & Neil
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Vacation In Paradise At Makaha Area Secluded Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p504252vb
+1 2063558060
Makaha Oahu
4

WONDERFULLY WELCOMING

  • 4 of 5
Our hosts ensured we knew how to get there, where to shop and even provided a picture of the person ahead that would be greeting us so we would know who to look for. We were also welcomed with chocolates and a calender...nice touch! Everything was lovely and there were far more supplies than anticipated. my advice is check in before you shop as other guests are kind enough to leave unused items for you. Everything was super clean and we really enjoyed this condo.
  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Gloria & Barry,
Thank you for your feedback on your stay at our vacation home. We enjoyed having you! We want to especially thank you for how clean you left our home on your departure and how you treated our home as your own! It was a pleasure getting to know you and we hope you will return!
Sincerely,
Mary & Neil
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Honolulu AirPort
Nearest Motorway
Farrington Highway
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Tacos & More
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Makaha Towers Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Coquito's
Car: recommended
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Makaha Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Mid Summer
Aug 18 2014 - Aug 25 2014
5 night minimum stay
$140
$945
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 4 2015
5 night minimum stay
$160
$1,050
$3,870
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$145
$975
$3,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $135 + Tax
Greeter Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%
Notes General Excise Tax and Transient Taxes of 14% is charged.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Makaha Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 13
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Beach View
  • Oceanfront
  • Ocean View
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Elevator ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , Full bathroom in unit, 2 outdoor showers at beach gates
  • Unit Amenities: Free in unit Wi-Fi, 2 Flat Screen Cable TV's, CD/DVD Player, Washer/Dryer, Full Size Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Dishwasher, Stove Cook Top with Oven, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Bathroom with shower and tub and vanity. Queen Size Bed with Mattress Topper, Leather Sleeper Sofa, Futon, Sleeps 4 Adults comfortably, All Linens & Towels provided, Lanai with table and chairs to relax, All your beach needs are provided such as 'play toys' (boogie boards and noodles) umbrella, beach chairs, beach towels, cooler, etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Bed in Bedroom, Double Sleeper Sofa, Twin Futon
  • Comfortable Queen Size Mattress with Mattress Topper. 32' flat screen cable tv. Two lamps and two end tables. Large mirrored closet. Vanity and Chair. Laundry basket and garbage basket. Storage Rack with additional linens in corner behind door. Hawaiian Futon also available for children or guests. Very comfortable and homey with photos, overhead fan and light, and louvered slots to allow air flow.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Books ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • DVD Player ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • library
Leisure Activities:
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
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