. Hale 'O Bali(1-4 persons) is the smaller of two authentic Indonesian homes on a private one acre tropical bayfront estate. See Java Kai(1-6 persons) at listing #943400. Rent one or both homes for 1-10 persons. The homes were built in Sulawesi, Indonesia, shipped over, and rebuilt in 1995. The glow of the Indonesian Chempaca wood exudes a warmth and relaxing, healing energy to the homes occupants.
From the private entry into the upper gardens and lily pond stroll down the 300 foot long great lawn to the shoreline garden. Family gatherings, events, and weddings are perfect here on the great lawn with Kaneohe Bay as your witness . Hale 'O Bali is a uniquely beautiful, comfortable, practical, and functional house.
We are located just off the main shoreline highway on the lush, tropical windward side of Oahu. Kaneohe town is an easy 12-15 minute drive. This town has all the conveniences of a small city.
Bayfront 200 ft from shoreline. Non swimming beach: The waterfront is a 300 foot stroll down the great lawn to the beachside garden. Take in spectacular views of the bay, the mountains, and Chinaman's Hat Island. This non-swimming beach is beautiful and calm but too shallow to be practical for swimming. Closest swimming beach is 3 miles north at the calm and secluded sandy beaches of Kualoa Beach Park. Kualoa Beach Park is one of Oahu's top beaches and is safe for all ages year round for swimming and snorkeling.
Hale 'O Bali is intimate and romantic, comfortable for 1 - 4 guests. This home is charmingly appointed in Indonesian and island furnishings. Above the master bedroom with King bed there is a loft appropriate for older children, young at heart guests who don't mind climbing a fixed ladder to their sleeping area with a double bed. There is also a very comfortable queen futon in the den. The full kitchen with granite and mahogany appointments, and teak dining area and sun room have beautiful panoramic ocean/mountain views.
Great places to visit nearby: Three miles north is Kualoa Ranch which boasts over 4000 acres of ranch land and scenic valleys. King Kong and Jurassic Park were filmed here. Activities include horseback riding/trail rides, a petting zoo, exotic animal collection, fishpond tours, ATV tours, kayaking, and other activities including a restaurant. Within 10 min drive find:
Senator Fong's Plantation, Hart & Tagam Byodo-in Temple is a replica of a famous 900 year old temple in Japan. Enjoy feeding thousands of Koi Fish in the large reflecting ponds in the Japanese gardens.
The Polynesian Cultural Center is entertaining, educational, has an I-Max theater, firedancing competition and shows.Continue north on the scenic shoreline drive to famous North Shore's Sunset & Pipeline Beaches. Monster waves delight visitors in the winter months! Summer at these beaches bring calmer swimming waters and great snorkeling. Waimea Beach Park sparkles with it's amazing sandy beaches. Hike Audubon's Waimea Botanical Park.
distance to restaurants/town/ groceries: Enjoy parking for two cars dinside the compound with landscaped gardens and fish/ lily pond. Additional guest parking is available just outside on the entry drive. Heading south from Hale 'O Bali, the closest grocery store is Times Supermarket , along with movie theaters, and restaurants at Koolau Shopping center in Temple Valley just 7-8 minutes drive. The local Windward mall (Macy's, Sears, Restaurants, movie theaters) is less than a 15-min. drive. Across fm the mall is more shopping, dining, and groceries. Continue south to Kailua Town for more great shopping, dining, cafes, and world-famous beaches (about 25 minutes to Kailua). Kailua boasts world class windsurfing on family friendly sandy beaches.
Honolulu International Airport is a 30-minute drive. Waikiki is 35-45 minute drive. Hale 'O Bali is perfectly positioned to put all of Oahu's greatest sights within easy reach. At the end of a busy day you will be embraced by the grace and warmth of your oasis called Hale 'O Bal