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Waimanalo Country Side Beach House

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Our Waimanalo Beach Home has beach access to a beautiful six mile long white sand beach, the longest stretch of sandy shoreline on O`ahu, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is free of rocks and coral and this makes it a perfect spot for surfing, boogie boarding, swimming and snorkeling! There are beautiful views of the pali cliffs where you can see hang gliders enjoying the Waimanalo breezes. Magnificent views of several off shore islands including Molokai and Lanai. Waimanalo Beach offers the most amazing sunrises with an inspiring start to each day.

Oahu's best keep secret is the town of Waimanalo. It is one of the only places on Oahu where you can get away from the tourist mania, yet still be so close to so many great activities. Waimanalo Beach is located on the East side of Oahu, and is just 25 minutes from Honolulu International Airport, Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head and minutes from attractions such as Sea Life Park and Hanauma Bay. Kailua, Lanikai and Hawaii Kai are just 10 minutes away, with fine dining, shopping, cinema and more.

This is your own piece of paradise, and whether it is a honeymoon, adventure, or family holiday, it has it all. Facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, TV, DVD Player, VCR, a lanai with a gas grill, a large beautifully landscaped tropical yard with an outdoor cedar sauna and jacuzzi to relax in at the end of the day, there is also a jungle gym and swing set if you have kids! The house has an outdoor hot and cold shower for an easy return to the house from the beach.

If you are looking to experience 'true Hawaii' then our place is for you. We are located in an area which the Hawaiians refer to as 'God's Country'

Keywords: Access to Beautiful White Sand Beach, Country Side House with Large Tropical Yard, Outdoor Sauna and Hot Tub, Amazing Views!

PLUS - We now accept major credit cards - VISA, MASTERCARD, & DISCOVER!!!

Hawaii Tax GET ID# GE-207-013-4784-02

Hawaii Transient Tax ID# TA-207-013-4784-01

Yes - we are legitimate and pay our taxes!

More Details

Owner
Chris Laird
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Chris Laird

I grew up in Wamanalo and raised my 3 children there as well. Our family enjoys Surfing, Kayaking, Boogie Boarding, Sailing, Fishing and long walks on the beach, we love and respect the ocean and we hope you and your family will enjoy this beautiful home as much as we do!

Chris Laird purchased this house in 1998

Why Chris Laird chose Oahu

I grew up in Waimanalo and my family and I love the community and the ability to get away from the city and enjoy the peacefulness of the countryside, unwind on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and still be minutes away from great restaurants, shopping, the cinema and all major Hawaii attractions.

What makes this house unique

The house is steps away from one of the most pristine beaches in the world, being on the East side of the island, you can see the most amazing sunrises! The house is set on a large property in a tropical setting. It has a hot tub and cedar sauna outside, a large covered lanai with a gas grill, swings and jungle gym in the yard and outdoor showers to use after the beach! It is the perfect spot for taking long walks on miles of white sand beach, surfing, kayaking, paddling, snorkeling, boogie boarding, etc., the Ocean is free of coral and rock with crystal clear swimming. It is a very kid-friendly house, yard, neighborhood and beach.

Amenities

Waimanalo Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , CAL King Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , CAL King Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 twin/ single , Living Room has two (twin) day or Punei beds.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , CAL King Bed
  • King size beds (3) and Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Waimanalo Country Side Beach House
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 44 reviews
5

Perfect 3/23 - 3/27

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently planned and hosted the wedding for our daughter in Honolulu. We did a great deal of planning and researching to ensure the day was perfect. We decided to try HomeAway for our place to stay. I sent a handful of messages to several homeowners explaining our needs and desires. Chris not olny replied immediatly but also took the time and energy to call me personally. It did not take long for us to decide to rent his beautiful home on Waimanalo Beech. This house was exactly what we hoped for. The house has three bedrooms all with king size beds. All of which ave very comfortable. In addition there are two day beds in the family room. The home had EVERYTHING we needed and a lot we did not. The living area is very nicely appointed and adequate for large families. We had eight people in our party and never felt cramped. I must admit we spent most of our time on the front porch enjoying the yard and Hawaii life. The beech is beautiful and only a short walk from the home. This allowed us to enjoy the beech and feel seculded when we were not. The area is perfect. Just a short drive to anything one might need.. stores, food, and shops. Only 30 mins to Waikiki beech or the airport. Although we did not use them this home has a hot tub and sauna, and many games and activities for children.As many other reviews stated the area has a few chickens and yes a rooster or two. This manner of waking was delightful for me. Not something I would complain about. I would much rather wake to that sound than traffic or people. My family had no issues with Haehay.. yes they named the rooster.. lol..

Chris and his family have made sure that all thier guests have everything they made need or require. This includes all kitchen utensils and bath towels. Beech towels and toys are abundant. We did use the boogie boards a few times and had a blast. The home itself is nicely decorated and very fucntional. The shower in the Master bedroom is older but still did as it intended. The living area and kitchen looks to have been renovated and felt very comfortable. The only room to have an AC is the Master bedroom. Which again we never used. The home has good air flow and was never uncomfortable even when temps reached above 80 degrees. Chris was always available but not present. He allowed us to enjoy our time in the home without feeling like we were guests. His directions and check-in procedures were perfect. Never once did we need to reach out or complain. PERFECT!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We loved having you and your family. You guys are welcome back anytime. Aloha Always, Chris
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5

very good

  • 5 of 5

we love the house and all the settings! The beach is only 3 houses away! hope we can stay longer!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review - we appreciate it!!! You guys were awesome and you are welcome back anytime. Please do come and stay longer next time. Aloha Always.
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This property is located away from the business of tourism, (what we wanted). We loved the beach, (which felt very private) and the house had everything including, snorkel gear, boogy boards, beach chairs and even a wagon to carry all of our things.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review - we appreciate it a lot. We work hard to make families like yours be able to enjoy their precious family time together - it means a lot to us. Also, this is a family home that we are maintaining for the next generation to have. We love it when families enjoy it so much. You and your family are welcome back anytime. Aloha Always
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4

Great outdoor space, proximity to beach, beach gear

  • 4 of 5

Chris was helpful and friendly and we appreciate the rental! The kids had a great time playing in the play set, zip line, croquet and ping pong table. There is plenty of beach gear, chairs, snorkels, towels etc.. The hot tub was also a nice end to the day.

The inside cools off at night time and the breezes helped keep it cool even in the rooms without AC.

There were very tiny ants in the bathrooms and kitchen and traps for cockroaches around the kitchen. We only saw 1 roach and 1 gecko (which we were happy to see as the geckos apparently eat bugs). The kitchen has been nicely redone but the master bathroom could use some work as the shower is outdated and the tiles and grout need repairing. We used the outdoor shower a lot which was great but a small privacy barrier would make it even more useful! It was great to have laundry access (washer, dryer and clothes line). Small things like plenty of movies (in case of rain), wifi, extra soft blankets and a stack of beach towels were all really appreciated! Driveway gate with remote control was also great for privacy and convenience. Big table on front lanai was great in the evenings for hanging out after dinner for drinks and board games.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Property, best beach in the world

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my family of 8 with room to spare. The home is spacious and immaculate, and the very private and secure yard was a perfect area for my 2 year old daughter to run, play and be 'free'! Chris was extremely accommodating; we had everything we needed. The outdoor shower was fantastic, we used it a lot! The gorgeous beach was a very short, pleasant walk down the street. We have stayed in Waikiki several times, but never again. Peaceful Waimanalo is much more our style and this house was perfect! We will definitely be back to this property again!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We appreciate it a lot. Please come back anytime - you guys are always welcome. Great family having great memorable experiences - that is what we love to have happen at our place. Aloha Always
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5

Sweet Property & Location

  • 5 of 5

Awesome Christmas vacation homebase for our family of 8! The spacious, well appointed house & big, private lushly landscaped yard were great & had a good mix of communal & private space. We made good use of the hot tub & sauna when the winds picked up & clouds rolled in. The outdoor shower (with hot water) was ideal for post beach rinses. Our teenage kids appreciated the selection of body boards as the surf was decent sized and they were up for dawn patrol every morning. After venturing out to Waikiki, Kailua, & the North Shore, we all agreed that Waimanalo beach was the best of them all and far less crowded. Chris, the owner, was super helpful & stopped by to check in on us a couple days into the trip. All in all, we loved the place as well as the beauty & chill vibe of Waimanalo.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! - thanks for the awesome response. We greatly appreciate it and totally agree with you - Waimanalo is the sweet spot. You guys are welcome back anytime - please book again, your family represents our favorite guests. Multi-generational family enjoying each other and having a meaningful get together vacation that they will always remember. Aloha, Chris
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A lot of people love to take their kids to Sea Life Park - which is only about 5 minutes or less away by car. Also, the Makapu'u Trail hike is only about 5 minutes away by car as well - it is a great hike up a new paved road that offers scenic views and during the season - excellent whale watching!

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Waimanalo Beach House Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$385
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $325
Tax Rate 15.0%

We now accept Credit Cards - VISA, MASTERCARD, & DISCOVER!!!

General Excise Tax #GE-207-013-4784-02
Transient Accommodation Tax #TA-207-013-4784-01
Yes - we are legitimate and the real deal!

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