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Hidden D.H. Estate Paradise-Truly in Diamond Head Neighborhood

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Hidden Diamond Head Estate Paradise located in a truly Diamond Head District, is nestled above world famous Waikiki Beach, in a secluded, tropical, tranquil environment directly below Diamond Head’s Le’ahi Peak State Monument (one of the best known volcanic craters in the world). The Paradise is surrounded by breathtaking views of Diamond Head with a tropical forest and numerous species of island birds.

Just a few minutes walk takes you to Waikiki Beach, Kapiolani Park, Ala Wai Golf Course, the Honolulu Aquarium, Waikiki Shell Amphitheater, Kapiolani Bandstand, the Honolulu Zoo, Diamond Head, and 'Sunset on the Beach' movies and Starbucks.

This property was once owned by a famous founding Hawaiian family. The house has a private entrance surrounded by tropical landscaping, trees and flowers. Our home has the best of all settings that only an estate property located at the prime Gold Coast end of Waikiki Beaches can offer. The property has expansive ocean views, secluded tropical grounds, and is walking distance to famous Waikiki and surfing beaches. It is well equipped with a gourmet kitchen, slate countertops with gas stove and a complete set of kitchen appliances. Outside lanais have views of tropical trees and flowers, a shaded area idea for BBQ enjoyment or evening romantic dinning setting with tiki torch light around. Morning breakfast at outdoor lanais with hundred of beautiful birds surrounded.

Each of the two bedrooms have queen sized beds and individual private decks. The property has breathtaking panoramic views of Diamond Head where the conservation land and monument are actually next to the estate’s back yard. Home is located in a setting that is secluded, tropical, terraced, shaded and has numerous birds and soft ocean breezes.

(Hawaii Tax ID: TA-150-075-1872-01, GE-150-075-1872-01)

Keywords: House, cottage, paradise, trees, Honolulu

More Details

Joseph Lo
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017


Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Hidden D.H. Estate Paradise-Truly in Diamond Head Neighborhood
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Tree House Retreat

  • 4 of 5

What a wonderful location! Close to everything yet you feel you are far away in a jungle paradise. It is obvious that extra care was taken to provide wonderfully appointed accommodations. We loved being serenated by birds every morning and listening to the waves crash at night. Thank you Jo for making us feel so comfortable throughout our stay!!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hamden, CT

Fantastic vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic location! Your backyard is literally the base of Diamondhead, so you are within walking distance of beautiful beaches or a short drive from Waikiki. The house is set back from the street in a small valley, so it is extremely quiet, the only sounds were the birds. The street and surrounding properties are gorgeous, and the owner's property at the top of the ridge commands a stunning view, which you will admire. Our family of four was very comfortable here, at times we opted just to stay at home rather than going out. The kitchen is well appointed and there are great places to entertain small groups, both indoors and out, including a gas grill. It was a pleasure dealing with the owner, he takes great care of the property and was responsive to all our needs. I could easily stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Diamond Head jungle cottage

  • 5 of 5

I travel a lot for business, and always stay in hotels. Because I needed to be in Hawaii for a couple of weeks, I booked this cottage as an alternative. It was perfect - it is in the most amazing neighborhood on Oahu and literally walking distance (about one mile) to the beaches of Waikiki. (Neighborhood beach is just two blocks away.) However, this cottage is totally quiet and secluded; surrounded by beautiful foliage and landscape. The cottage itself was so much better than I expected and than the pictures - expenses weren't spared when this structure was restored and Jo had it spotless when I arrived. I would not only recommend this place to anyone who can handle the steps to get to it, but I plan to rent it twice per year while I'm in HI on business (as long as it's available).

Thanks so much for everything, Jo!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peter W.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place as its feels like you are tucked away in the Hawaian jungle while at the same time its so close to everything. We could walk to some great surf spots and also to Waikiki. Joseph, was a great host always helpful in a timely manner. I can highly recommend to stay there .

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house (fully furnished) is so wonderfully located on a dead end street in a lushly vegetated area with spectacular views and the sound of birds singing could be heard all day long. It is directly below Diamond Head and is slightly lower in a ravine below the main house and it takes 3 flights of stairs to get down to it but you don't mind as it feels so secluded and so quiet. I immediately felt very at home there and have and will recommend to friends or family that are planning a stay in Oahu. Even though it is secluded and quiet it is easy to get to activities and downtown even if you don't rent a car as at the end of the dead end street connecting with Diamond Head Road is a bus stop. I recommend a car rental because of the steep drive to get to it; also, the owners allow you to park inside their property behind a secure gate. Also a lovely quite not busy park next to the Ocean with a beach for swimming and tables for picnicking. The owners were so accommodating and welcoming to any of needs. I am very grateful for them providing this rental home as it may my stay so enjoyable. If I am ever back I would rent again.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

Your house is soooo beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Your house is soooo beautiful! I loved all the natural lighting and the ability to open up the doors and windows to listen to the birds. I felt like we were staying in a bird sanctuary. It was the perfect size for the 3 of us. We had a lovely stay. Kirk was very hospitable. We would love to stay again some was truly amazing.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Diamond Head Trail Takes You up the Inside Slopes of the Crater, Past and Through Military Bunkers That Were Built as Watchtowers During the War of the Pacific. Have a Flashlight Handy; Toward the Top of the Trail Hikers Pass Through a Very Dark Tunnel and up a Steep, Then Winding, Staircase. Crawling Out of a Final Bunker, You'll Find a Sweeping View of Waikiki and the Greater Honolulu Area Including Some of Hawaii's Most Expensive Private Estates on the Mountain's Southeastern Flanks.


Rates & Availability

Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Dec 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800
Transaction Fee $110
cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%

Payments are non-refundable after it is paid.

Monthly stay occupants pay utilities (electric, gas, portion of cable/internet)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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