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Lanikai Ocean View - 180 degree ocean views

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 6 - king bed, queen bed, queen futon and full futon

Enjoy the gentle breezes of outdoor living on the windward side of the island of Oahu. This two bedroom, 2,000+ sq. foot private Lanikai hillside home is on a quiet street just a 5 minute walk to the widest section of Lanikai Beach. From our veranda you have unobstructed ocean views of all of Kailua Bay and the Mokulua Islands (the Mokes). The sunrises are spectacular, and when the full moon rises over the water with the Mokes as a backdrop it is breathtaking. In winter watch the breaching Humpback whales play just offshore.

The house is fully equipped with everything you need for your vacation, including all linens, towels and paper products. Just bring yourselves!

Our 6-person, fully automated, solar-heated natural salt hot tub was built-to-spec by Natural Salt Pools.

The house opens to a 900 sq. foot wrap-around veranda with extra large sliding glass doors to allow flow-through breezes throughout the house and 180 degree views of Lanikai Bay and the mountain behind the house. The master bedroom has a new split system A/C which is operative 8PM - 9 AM.

At the bottom of the street, Lanikai park has a playground, a basketball court, an open field, and a workout station. If you enjoy an early morning jog or a late afternoon walk, our 2.2 mile Lanikai loop is just the place. There is also the famous "pillbox trail" hike, which allows for even more spectacular views of Lanikai Bay and the Mokulua Islands.

After the beach, rinse off in the outdoor hot water shower with great view of the Mokes!

I live on the one acre property in a separate house so I am always available if you need anything.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

What makes this house unique

It gets the trade winds, is away from the traffic and noise, and it has drop dead views. The house is airy and comfortable and has A/C in the master bedroom.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Lois for opening up your wonderful Lanikai home to us. Everything was perfect! The view was amazing, the home was clean, the beds were extremely comfortable, the kitchen was easy to get around in (with the great view), and the hot tub was an added bonus! Waking up to that beautiful sun rising is a memory that will be with me forever. Lois, you were the perfect hostess. I appreciate your hospitality.
Aug 2011
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Lanikai House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Full refund minus costs if before 60 days or 90 days for Xmas time.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , skylight over shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , full futon
  • The master bedroom is extremely large with a queen futon. The second bedroom is average size with a queen bed. The full futon is outside the second bedroom.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
pack n play available free of charge outdoor hot shower


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average rating of 4.967213 based on 62 reviews

Love Love Love! Can’t wait to come back again!

  • 5 of 5

If your thinking about staying here, just stop thinking and DO IT! Lois is wonderful host and truly encompasses the Aloha spirit! The view is the best, the sunrise every morning is just spectacular! The neighborhood and neighbors are just wonderful and helpful. And you are a 5 minute walk from one of the worlds most beautiful beaches. The house is clean and beautiful. Do yourself a favor and get a 4 wheel drive vehicle as the driveway is very intense lol. But well worth it, that’s how you get those great views! The outdoor hot shower was great and the hot tub was nice also! I’ve been to Hawaii many times, and Kailua did not disappoint, truly the most beautiful part of the island in my opinion. Thank you so much Lois for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your enthusiasm is heart warming. I'm glad you all enjoyed yourselves! Thank you for the great review.
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Amazing view, great house!!

  • 5 of 5

My family of four stayed here for 5 days and loved our experience! The jacuzzi was used daily and the view from the deck is absolutely gorgeous. The beach is just a 5 minute walk (Lois has provided all beach toys/chairs/towels) and there’s an outdoor shower with hot water, so great! Everything else you may need is a short drive away. We went to Island Snow down the street to get some shaved ice and there is also food places nearby. Lois was wonderful and even provided a binder with info about the property and how to use everything. We will definitely stay again when we visit!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay here very much.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phenomenal place great location awesome views.

  • 5 of 5

Lois is very nice and very accommodating. House is very spacious and clean. Views are remarkable. Lanikai is a great place. Thanks Lois!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This property is everything as advertised and more. May never have a better view!!

  • 5 of 5

This property is perfect for honeymoon or a family. 5 minute walk to the beach and very short drive to restaurants, shops and beach rentals. Lois the owner is super nice and there really wasn't anything that we didn't have in the home. One bathroom really wasn't an issue and we all loved the hot water outdoor shower coming off the beach. We followed advice from previous renters and rented a 4 wheel drive as you can't get the killer view without a steep driveway. We definitely plan to make this VRBO our destination on all our Oahu trips in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you were comfortable in the house and enjoyed our "killer view". By the way, all cars can navigate the driveway, but when it's wet and dark, it's reassuring to have an all-wheel drive. 4-wheel drive not necessary. Thank you for the review, and home to see you again when you visit family.
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  • 5 of 5

We’ve stayed in Lois’s beautiful home several times and it never disappoints. The views are incredible and the house is equipped with everything you need. The living room is comfortable and inviting. A great place to watch a movie after playing on the island all day. We spent a lot of time on the lanai taking in the gorgeous sunrises. We also hiked the pillbox trail and walked the loop everyday. Lanikai is a special place. We loved the new AC in the master bedroom for the warmer nights during our stay. Slept like a baby! Lois is accommodating and always there if you need anything. Thanks, again, Lois for sharing your home with us. We cannot imagine staying anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Honolulu International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Lanikai Beach
Car: recommended

We are a 5 minute walk from Lanikai beach and a 10 minute walk to Kailua beach.

The bay is perfect for swimming every day and kite surfing, windsurfing and boogie boarding on windy days and stand up paddling and kayaking when it's calmer. The water is clean, clear and warm with white sand. Lanikai has a 2.2 mile bike/jogging path. Kailua town is 5 minutes by car for shopping and restaurants. Waimanalo beach, another gorgeous beach, is 15 minutes away by car.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $175
Tax Rate 14.96%

Rate depends on how many nights one stays. Stays over 14 days may get a discount.
I only allow up to 6 people. Babies are included in count.
Please read agreement before booking.

TA/GE- 025-582-1824-01

The driveway is steep and there is a drop off from the deck so you must watch your children.
Please see cancellation fees on rental policy online.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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