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Minutes to Largest,Bluest Swimming Pool on the Planet.

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Our vacation hide-a-way is located in a unique community. We have named it E Komo Mai . The apartment is approximately 500 sq ft . You will have a private entry and driveway . It is easy to go and come on your own schedule at any time of the day . The Gazebo provides another 200 sq ft of outdoor living to make a great rain or shine living space with over head lighting and ceiling fan and skylight .

The neighborhood is quite friendly and active. We have many guest staying in the neighborhood that come to experience the true feeling of Hawaii. The area is filled with young and old. Families will feel right at home like a local resident.

We are very close to the beach that has been repeatedly mentioned in the top ten beaches in the world. The white sand and beautiful blue water are like no others. We are very close to Kailua which has grown with many new restaurants and boutiques and cafes. Early fall there will be a grand opening of a new shopping facility with Whole Foods anchoring it. Every Thursday evening at the Kailua Center there is a local farmer's market and earlier in the day at the local recreation center there is another outdoor flower and vegetable market. At the beach center about 5 minutes from the apartment has all kinds of rentals kayaks,canoes,stand up paddle boards,surf boards, and Sedgways. In Kailua you can also rent snorkel and diving equipment and there is one location for motorized bicycles. Lots to do and new things to try.

The Kitchen has granite counters and is fully stocked with cooking utensils and there is a Weber Grill outside in Gazebo.. Microwave,coffee maker ,toaster, and rice cooker. There is a stackable washer and dryer in your apartment The bedroom is furnished with a king bed and high quality linens and covered with a traditional Hawaiian Quilt. You will find organizer baskets for clothing storage in the closet. TAT/GEW0054577801 1 rental in 30 days

Keywords: Private,apartment,cozy,

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

About The Owner

We have been in Hawaii for many years. My husband born and raised here on Oahu He moved to Kailua when he was very young . He has surfed for many years both board and body can tell you good spots for experienced and beginners .

The Owner purchased this apartment in 1998

Why The Owner chose Oahu

This is a unique and private community. The apartment is located close to all that you might be interested in seeing on Ohau . The completion of H3 HWY has made it possible to get from Kailua to Pearl Harbor, Waikele Premium Outlets,North Shore Big waves great surf spots I might add no traffic on H3. Going from Lanikai to Sandy Beach , Makapu'u ,Sea Life Park, and Hanauma Bay are all about 30 minute drive on Kalaniana'ole HWY

What makes this apartment unique

Beaches here are beautiful we exercise and walk and jog and bike. We can relax and have quiet hours for reading and resting. We are a short 3 minute walk to the beach. Every morning you can enjoy a nice private walk on the beach with beautiful fine white sand and than come home for coffee and enjoy the tropical setting off your lanai or if you prefer you can go to a local coffee shop just off Kailua Beach. Bikes are also available in Kailua for biking the trails and just getting around Kailua There are several areas for hiking. One that is quite enjoyable when you get to the top that overlooks all of Lanikai.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha! My sons and I just wanted to say a huge Mahalo for your kind hospitality during our time here at your lovely vacation home. You both have a heavenly tropical property up here in the magical hills of Lanikai. We feel so lucky and blessed to have stayed here for 3 nights,wish it was longer! Our favorites:Gazebo,your backyard all lit -up,sounds of waterfall.The rental had all we needed,loved the A/C and laundry facilities,loved the big comfy bed,kitchen was perfect,great layout,loved the secret little beach area at end of pathway of Lanipo-wow. Hope all was left as you would like us to, we can tell how much you respect your home. Thank you for being so kind,friendly,professional and prompt when dealing by computer Thanks for making payment very easy and uncomplicated. Your were also so kind,friendly, professional and helpful when meeting my family in person and walking us through everything. Thanks for helping when I locked us out
Jul 2011
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Lanikai Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a shower and toilet and vanity with shelves for towel and amenities
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There are many services Massage -Windward Community Massage, Beauty- Salon Vega ,fitness Kailua Movement Studio Yoga massage available in Kailua which is a 15 minute drive Activities include Maunawili Falls Trails Maunawili Trail Beginning Surfers Waimanalo Beach Park Bellows Field Beach Park advanced Waimanalo Bay Beach Park


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Minutes to Largest,Bluest Swimming Pool on the Planet.
average rating of 4.8125 based on 18 reviews

Stunning! - Everything we expected with the welcoming spirit of aloha.

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week soaking up the breathtaking beauty of Lanikai. The apartment was well supplied with everything we could possibly need. (And yes the bed is as comfortable as previous quests have stated). The outdoor patio area is very private and quiet with the exception of the sound of tropical birds - which we love. On day one Lenny hooked us up with a wagon to tote all of the beach equipment down the street to beach, (less than a five minute walk - fifteen to the long stretch of Lanikai). We walked over and hiked the pillbox trail for breathtaking views from above. That is a must-do if you can. Kayaking was also available but sadly we missed our opportunity to get out to the Moke's. We'll definitely be back for that. We have travelled much of Kauai, Maui and now Oahu and have not seen a more beautiful area. The hosts were most kind and available when we needed them, they made some great recommendations, but for the most gave us our privacy to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We really appreciated the everything you do to make us feel at home. We'll definitely be back. Aloha until then. Carole and Ed

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us . I am so glad that you had a great anniversary and that it was one to remember Thanks again Len and Jenny
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Great stay

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was great. It was just as described. One bedroom and a full kitchen. Our son slept on the pull out sofa. We especially enjoyed the outside area. We used the grill several times. It was also a quiet place to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning, or a cocktail in the evening. The kitchen was well stocked with extras like seasonings, ketchup, bbq sauce, saran wrap, and much more. It was also nice to have an ice machine. There were coolers and beach toys available to use. The only thing that would have been better was if it was closer to the beach. There is a wagon available to use , but it is about 1/4 mile to Lanakai beach. Lanakai beach is beautiful but there are no bathrooms. We found it better to drive to Kailua beach when we wanted to spend the day at the beach. Lenny and Jenny were very good hosts. They really gave us our privacy but were available when needed.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the critique. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. The only other thing I would like mention is that there is a smaller beach at the end of Lanipo a 3 minute walk from the unit. From Lanipo beach access to the beach access Kaiolena (the one referred to ) is a quarter mile .
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Marina, CA

Feel like a local while on vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time renting from Jenny and Len. We absolutely love the apartment because it felt like we were locals living in Kailua and Lanikai. Jenny and Len are easy to work with and made us feel so comfortable.

On this trip, my wife and I brought our teenage son and we all fit comfortably. The apartment had everything we needed: towels, linens, cookware, plates, utensils, bbq, etc. The washer and dryer was very convenient and allowed us to pack light. We cooked breakfast and dinner in the apartment and always ate on the lanai, which was a very comfortable space. We loved the fresh mangoes from their tree too! We were able to use the beach chairs, coolers, and other beach items every day we went to the beach or on our other adventures. It's nice to have access to these items and not have to rent or buy.

Jenny and Len are around, but never intrude in your privacy. When we saw them, we had several nice conversations with them and enjoyed hearing their stories. Whenever we return to Oahu, we'll always try to stay here. It's a fantastic rental!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilbert, AZ

Perfect little spot in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We visit Hawaii every year and this is BY FAR our favorite rental to date. The actual apartment was very nice, clean and spacious. We travelled with our two children (ages 8 and 12) and they comfortably slept in the hideaway bed. The owners stock the rental with all the necessities (such as toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, iron, blow dryer, spare toothbrush if needed, beach towels, beach wagon, beach toys...really anything you can think of). All we needed to buy was the food.

While the apartment was very nice, we were rarely inside. The outdoor lanai was it's own little paradise. There was ample patio furniture, ceiling fans, loungers, tables and chairs. The backyard was so tropical and lush. They had huge mango trees producing ripe fruit daily. The owner's would leave mangos on our outdoor table in the morning, because the kids had mentioned they loved making mango smoothies! We had other family staying in Waikiki and several nights they would drive over to our side of the island and we'd BBQ and play cards/dominoes on the lanai at night.

The beaches at Lanikai speak for themselves. I don't know why you would want to stay anywhere else. It's quiet, it's clean, it's absolute perfect. They water is so warm and the waves are so gentle. You feel like you could float for hours. This beach is the ultimate relaxation spot. The ocean is a short walk from the house (a few mins), but if you want to get to the larger Lanikai beach spot it's about 1/4 mile up the road. No more than a 15 min walk. Again,, the owners provide a beach wagon to tote all your stuff.

The owners could not have been any kinder! As other reviewers had mentioned, they are rarely seen. Every night, long after you're asleep, they bring in the outdoor cushions and cover up the furniture for the night. In the morning before you wake, they have replaced all the cushions, swept the porch and lots of other small touches. They stay out of your way and let you enjoy your vacation. Every time we did see them, they were just the nicest people to chat with.

I don't know what else to say, other than the fact that we will rent there again (and again and again)! We will also refer all our friends and family to stay there as well. This place is absolutely perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakewood, CA


  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place to stay. The owners were extremely helpful and personable yet were seldom seen, you really feel like you are in your own private little oasis. It was extremely clean and so well taken care of. Everything we could need was provided: Outside we had use of a barbeque, a deck with comfortable lounge chairs and beautiful tropical foliage all around, there is an overhead fan and lights so you can sit outside and enjoy the evenings. For the beach there were chairs, towels, umbrellas, boogie boards, ice chests, sand toys and more, everything you would want but can't really bring with you on the plane. The house was fully stocked with everything you might need. The house is 10 minutes walking from beautiful Lanikai beaches yet just far enough away to not have to deal with traffic, it took us about 3 minutes to get to the beach on our rental bikes. And like other viewers have mentioned, the king size bed is extremely comfortable and is wonderful to fall into after a day of "on the go" activities. Now that we have found this place, it will be our go to rental when going to the islands to visit my son who lives there. Thanks Jenny and Len.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy thank you for the review we really enjoyed having you stay with us I am glad your family really took advantage of the time together and all that HI has to offer Thanks Jenny and Len
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Winston-Salem, NC

Wonderful Family spot

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for over a week. There were no surprises and the place was everything it was advertised to be. Len and Jenny were easy to work with from the initial e-mail to the face to face conversation. The place is within walking distance of beautiful beaches, or hiking trails. I recommend this place for anyone headed to Oahu!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review We enjoyed having you here Jenny and Len
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Rates & Availability

Lanikai Apartment Rental Rates

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5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

Cancelation must be done 30 days ahead for full refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Honolulu International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Buzz's, Pinky's Pupu bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Koolau Golf Club, Olomana, Pali Golf
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
H3 - HWY, Pali HWY
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Buzz's ,Baci,Botts and Kimo,Moke's B&B
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: recommended

Kailua has developed a great Bike system you can ride all over Kailua There are many rental shops and they have set up 2 rental stations in town. You can rent all types of water equipment double or single man canoes,surf boards,paddle boards,stand up boards KSK 262-2555 Bike Shop 261-1553 Pedego Kailua 261-2453 Rusty Chain Cyclery 263-7878

Kailua Beach Adventures 808-262-2555


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