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Spectacular View - Luxury Living on a Private Beach Cove

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)



Elegant, Hawaiian style, 4600 sq. ft. home with spectacular ocean views and lush, tropical gardens. Located 100 feet from the ocean in a secluded beach-side community, the home has access to a small, private beach, perfect for putting in a kayak or canoe, or for the more adventuresome, boogie boarding or surfing an advanced, local surf break. An infinity pool and spa offer quiet relaxation in the beautifully landscaped backyard overlooking the ocean.

Perched at the end of a private, dead end lane, the house looks out to Koko Head Crater, Lanai and Maui, and enjoys peaceful sunrises and cool ocean breezes year round. Originally used as a beach and fishing retreat for Hawaiian royalty, this private cove remains today one of the best kept secrets on the island.

Custom built in 2002 and featured in the London Financial Times travel section in 2005, the home was carefully designed to take advantage of the exceptional views from every room. Its architecture reflects a sophisticated blend of Hawaiian and Balinese design and detail, including a double pitched roof, 20 foot vaulted ceilings, rich, teak flooring, carved wood doors and ceiling molding, ceiling fans and sill vent windows which allow a flow of fresh air from the outside to naturally cool the house. The house also has air-conditioning, with separate zones in most rooms. The house sleeps 8, with 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, a living room, study, family room, exercise room and two large, covered lanais.

The large living room has 20 foot, vaulted ceilings and 30 feet of sliding glass doors that open to a spacious, covered lanai, creating a huge, indoor/outdoor living space with complete privacy and magnificent ocean views and breezes. The room is entered through a gracious foyer and has comfortable seating for relaxing and visiting. The dining room also opens onto the lanai and flows into a large kitchen with granite counters, a center island, and top of the line appliances. Outside the kitchen is a built-in, gas barbeque, with a pass through window into the kitchen. Both dining room and kitchen also have 20 foot, vaulted ceilings. The main floor of the house is completed with an office that opens onto the Living Room, Master suite, powder room and laundry room.

Downstairs are an additional Master suite with private bath, and two bedrooms that share a large bathroom with both indoor and outdoor showers. The family room has a pool table, large T.V. and opens onto a garden, pool and a covered lanai with two chaise lounges and a daybed. There is also a small exercise room with an elliptical exercise machine, free weights, exercise ball and bands.

The home has wireless Internet throughout, is walking distance from Diamond Head Crater, and within a five minute drive to Waikiki or Kahala Mall. A property manager lives in a separate cottage nearby. A private chef and daily maid service can also be arranged.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018


Kahala House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Once weekly cleaning service by Owner's cleaning staff is required for stays over one week, at the rate of $150/week.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(28 traveler reviews)

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Spectacular View - Luxury Living on a Private Beach Cove
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I do not know if I could do this, rent out my beautiful home. I am so glad someone can. It is as pictured only better.

It was just as we had hoped a place we would't wont to leave. We cooked in many times and enjoyed being close to everything. You could stay in or go to Waikiki in minutes.

At times there were 8 of us but so much room to spread out and find a quite place to read if that was what you preferred.

You couldn't ask for more. Debbie was wonderful and had to be of more help then she should have.. due to a few issues having nothing to do with the house. Thank you Debbie!

Thank you and hope to be here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heavenly Hawaii Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I were fortunate enough to spend three weeks in this beautiful home. It is extremely well planned for families. There is a private beach a short walk down the hill, and the pool is heavenly. The location, in addition to being extremely convenient (I hiked Diamond head every day as it is within walking distance, and was able to take yoga at nearby Kahala Mall), is a very special one. This private, exclusive location is truly a treasure, and the home exudes not only refined elegance but an almost spiritual positive energy. The views from nearly every room are exquisite, and the gentle breeze off the ocean is soothing and beautiful.

The owners were a delight to work with from the start--responsive, accommodating, and positive. The home is immaculate and elegant. I cannot recommend this gem highly enough, and my family and I are already hoping to plan our return to this paradise that exudes aloha!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huge house!

  • 5 of 5

We had so great time at wonderful house.

There was the best place to go anywhere.Actually we went shopping to Waikiki ,that’s 10 or 15 minits by car.

The swim pool was so clean and warm ,Jagzzi also.

Appreciate to caretaker Debbie,She was so kindly lovely women.

Thank you by now.

We will rent next time.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super private and luxurious high-end house next to Diamond Head and Honolulu

  • 5 of 5

As someone who has now rented +10 high-end houses on VRBO I can categorically say this was a true 5-star experience.

Everything about the house, the location, the view and the overall set-up and experience was superb. The owners, and the lovely caretakers of the house, have done an outstanding job in offering up an experience where every last detail has been thought through with delighted attention to detail. As an example, whenever you are in the garden level and in the pool facing the ocean, the garden has carefully been arranged such that you don't see any of the neighboring houses, so it truly feels like a private wilderness experiences where all you hear are the waves breaking nearby.

My family and I utilized the full house and all the (4) bedrooms and bathrooms, and all worked beautifully. The kitchen was well arranged and well stocked.

The location just doesn't get much better, with a 5 minute run to the top of Diamond Head, 25 minute run to Waikiki, or 5 minute drive to Waikiki :) Many good shops and restaurants are nearby at the local Kahala mall (3 min drive) where there is even a Starbucks that's open 19 hours a day, does it get any better :)

Netting it all out, the value equation for this house is outstanding, and I strongly endorse and recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brilliant! True Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

The photos do not do this property justice as to how wonderful it is. Walking into the house and seeing the views from the upper living area is a true "WOW" moment. The downstairs area was a great space for the kids to have their own bedroom, bathrooms and living / leisure space. The house is beautifully maintained, furnished and decorated to create a treasured home feeling, rather than typical rental. The location is very private, but still close to everything. Kahala mall is only a 3 min drive and had everything we needed including great eating options for the family. It was super easy to get onto freeway to head into the city or beyond to the beautiful north shore. The owner Carol and caretaker Debbie are both lovely people, very easy to deal with and did everything possible to help us enjoy our stay. We can't recommend this property highly enough for a memorable holiday in paradise.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We went in search of a dream and found it in this property.

  • 5 of 5

It was as a superb experience from start to finish. Carol, the owner, was quick to respond to our emails and resolved everything to our satisfaction. Jackie, the property manager was very friendly and helpful and ready to assist with anything. The home is located in a wonderful location. A nice quiet neighbourhood and at same time close to everything. It is a large home with lots of beautiful, well-appointed living areas. It is obvious this is a "treasured home” and not just a holiday rental. Huge kitchen that wants for nothing. Self-contained entertainment for all ages. Comfortable beds. Relaxing & soothing ambiance and most of all views to die for from everywhere you look. Sometimes we build up things in our minds only to be let down by reality. This was not the case with this property, not only did it live up to it but it surpassed all expectation.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Parasailing, Health/Beauty Spa.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $600
Refundable damage deposit $5,000

*Please note that the property will be set aside for your exclusive use for a
period of 30 days. Total rental and tax charges are calculated on a per diem
rate based upon providing the included services for your stated dates of actual
occupancy of the property with arrival and departure on your requested dates.


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

If the traveler chooses to use a credit card or e-check, the owner will add 3% to total costs to cover the additional fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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