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Beautiful Oceanfront Condo on West Side of Oahu. Spectacular Sunsets

Bedrooms 1
Space 489 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom and Sofa Bed and 1 Bath Sleeps 3

ALOHA, this beautiful, white sandy beach front home is located, right in front of Turtle Cove Beach. Not to mention, that it is also close to the world famous Makaha Surf Beach. Of course all the beaches on the West side are beautiful and is one of Oahu's best kept secrets. Our condo is a perfect get-away, vacation. You can hear the waves coming into the shore all night long and sometimes you may wake up to see large Sea Turtles or Dolphins swimming around. You might even see a sleepy seal sharing our sandy beach, in the early morning hours. During the months of November through April, yields an opportunity to see Whales, just beyond the surf. The sunsets on this side of the island are just spectacular, almost breataking. Celebrate each evening ritual with our neighbors, blowing Conch Shells, as the sun sets. This quiet spectacular half mile beach is great for snorkeling. If you are looking for relaxation, beautiful white sandy beaches (that are not crowed), and great for swimming and snorkeling? THIS IS IT!

It is only a 1 mile away from the Makaha Champion Golf Course, Aulani Disney Resort and the Ko'Olina Resort, Including their world class Golf Course, many shops and fine dining restaurants. Immediately in the same area, you can also enjoy Paradise Cove, a favorite Polynesian show, and Luau. Another daytime activity is our Wet & Wild Water Park, just a few minutes East of Ko'Olina Resort. Also there is Costco on the way and local stores.

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Tracy Hargrave
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, usa/english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2017

Why Tracy Hargrave chose Oahu

I was looking to buy a place at Makaha in July, and I fell in love with this place The mountains and the Ocean is just breathtaking. I closed in September 21,2012. With guest already in the place. I wanted to spend my vacation there also to see the beautiful Sunsets. I know that you will experience the same feelings that did.


Mākaha Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 489 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen Bed with Memory foam. Sofa Bed or a a air bed that is just perfect.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
coin operated Laundry. Hiking golfing, surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Oceanfront Condo on West Side of Oahu. Spectacular Sunsets
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
Vancouver, Canada

Incredible Escape from Busy Life

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I booked this escape not knowing too much and were completely blown away! The location of the condo is just perfect... it is literally ON the beach! We arrived on Oahu with lists of activities to do and things to see. We ended up loving our location so much that we spent most days swimming, snorkeling and reading right on the beach by the condo.

Our favourite parts of the condo:

- Fully stocked kitchen meant that we could cook our own meals (we bought food from Costco and Walmart 20 mins away)

- Bed was super comfy

- Condo had everything you need for the beach to make packing light - beach chairs, umbrella, pool noodles (to float in the ocean), snorkel gear, beach towels

Other reviewers mentioned that it can be noisy. Sure, the living room can be noisy (traffic), but from the bedroom you can't hear anything. There isn't AC, but if you remember to keep the patio doors and front windows open the ocean breeze keeps the unit nice and cool through the day.

There also isn't a ton of shopping/food right near the condo, that is a short drive away. But to be honest, this was our favourite part of this vacation. We loved that it was far away from the busy/commercial parts of Hawaii and was tucked amongst where locals live. If you want a quiet beach, peaceful sunset, and time to relax... this is your place!

Friends of ours paid 3x the price to be in busy, crowded Waikiki and they were so jealous when they saw our pictures!

We're already planning how to come back with friends next time!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boise, ID

Fabulous Place

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had such a wonderful time at this location. The view from the lanai is stunning and you can hear the waves going to bed at night and waking up in the morning. We were able to watch whales from the lanai with binoculars (which were also provided). The condo has everything that you could possibly need with a well stocked kitchen. Plus the condo is equipment with any beach equipment you could possibly need (snorkeling gear, wake boards, beach chairs, etc). Though you can tell this is not a tourist section of the island, all the people around us were very friendly and treated us as locals even though they knew we were guests. Tracy met us at the location and provided us with all the information that we needed. The best part of this location it is away from the masses of tourists but not to far is you want to enjoy the tourist locations. I would high recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome accommodations, spectacular location, great price

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about staying at this condo at Makaha Beach Cabanas. The location is perfect. It is on the west side of the island, so it is farther from some of the "tourist" areas, but that is what we liked most about it. The view from our lanai was breathtaking. The ocean is literally steps away. We fell asleep listening to the waves each night and ate breakfast on the lanai overlooking the beach each morning. The beach is so quiet and secluded it is like having your own private beach. The condo was immaculate, well equipped, and very quiet. I totally disagree with the previous comment about noise. We did not hear our neighbors at all, the only noise we heard all week was the sound of the waves, and we had no bugs or cockroaches! Tracy met us when we arrived from the airport and showed us around the property. She went above and beyond, providing everything from snorkel gear, beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrella and cooler to sunscreen and aloe gel for sunburn. She even had cold sodas, and bottled water in the frig when we arrived, as well as coffee and basic cooking supplies. The Wainae boat harbor is only 5 minutes away ( highly recommend the dolphin excursions), as is the Tamura super market. The Ko Olina lagoons and Disney Paradise Cove Luau are about 20 minutes away. Yes, the west side of the island is more isolated, but you can get to Pearl Harbor, and Honolulu area in about 45 minutes. We had no difficulty exploring the entire island from Pearl Harbor to Diamond Head to Hauama Bay to the North Shore. I HIGHLY recommend this condo if you are planning a visit to Oahu. So glad we did not stay in crowded Waikiki.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fernandina Beach, FL

A Special Beach front experience

  • 5 of 5

We have rented from Tracy for the past three winters for two months in each of our visits. We've been coming to Oahu for over 20 years and if you want to be on an almost private beach, this is the place. It's not Waikiki, thank goodness, but this unit is one of best equipped and most comfortable in the Cabanas and sits on one of the most beautiful beaches on Oahu. Sunsets are spectacular and the winter months offer great whale watching opportunities right from the beach or your lanai. Tracy is always helpful and will assist to make your visit most enjoyable.

The unit is immaculate when you arrive and comfortably well equipped. The nearby grocery stores are vastly improved from years ago and most everything needed is readily available. Traffic through Nanakuli is difficult at times but the project to "fix the problem" is now underway.

Once at the Cabanas you will definitely enjoy a bit of paradise and the ocean sounds will lull you to a good nights rest. We totally enjoy this place and will return many times in the future.

Michael S & Diane L

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great condo with great views, but not for all.

  • 2 of 5

O'ahu is a great vacation spot and ranks very high in our vacation places. Lots of great things to do for all.

My wife and I loved this condo for the view it offers of the sunset and beach. Access to the beach is just a few steps away from the elevator. Security is pretty good with a security guard on property 24x7. Good restaurants / grocery stores are close by. The owner is responsive and helpful.

However there are several areas of concerns, specifically for families with young kids and/or those who wish to sightsee Oahu.

1) The beach is not kid friendly. There is no life guard and the beach gets deep very quickly, causing very rough/uneven waves. There are plenty of other kid friendly beaches like Ko-olina, Waikiki etc. on Oahu. The owner says this condo is 1 mile from Ko-Olina/ Disney resort, but it is more like ~12 miles on a 1 lane road with mostly bumper to bumper traffic (1+ hr each way).

2) The condo has cockroaches in the bathroom, living room and kitchen. My kids needed lots of assurances before using the restroom.

3) The traffic into and out of Makaha is a nightmare on weekdays. The last 10 miles takes over an hour. So if you intention is to travel/ sight see around Oahu, you are better off staying in a more central location.

4) The condo has no A/C but is not a problem at nights as you have a nice cross-breeze going through the condo. But during afternoons, with no cross-breeze, the apt gets pretty toasty. We had to gets ourselves out of the condo during afternoons due to the heat.

5) The condo is pretty noisy. The walls are paper thin and if either of the neighbors turn on their television, you can hear word to word. Also there is an emergency vehicle driving by every few minutes pretty much all night.

Our recommendation of this property is for someone who choose to stay in the apt to relax and are tolerant to take the afternoon heat and the noise. The sunsets and the beach views from the condo are amazing and worth it. For others, there are better places near Ko-Olina, Waikki. We will definitely end up there for our next trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for addressing the conditions for our beautiful beach, it t dose have a 1 to 2 feet drop about 10 feet after entering. Young children and toddlers needs to be supervised when being there. When being checked in I usually tell everyone about the dangers especially with young children. I understand your late arrival at 11:00 p.m. left you and your family to tired to go thru anything that night. except when the commute traffic coming in to Makaha on a 4 LANE ROAD not a 1 LANE ROAD.. So if you are traviling from 4 to 6 you will expect to be in a bumper to bumper traffic for about 3 miles. So I tell everyone to avoid it please be back before 3 or after 7 on the weekdays. Im not sure how you got 1 mile to K'olina Please google on Maps it will show and tell you everything you need to know on distance from place to place is what i always use when giving any directions. Your dates for your vacations was during the time when we were expecting 2 Hurricanes, as everyone knows, that when there is a tropical depression! the HEAT WAVES are everywhere on all islands. But the building usually is very BREZZY!!! Mother Nature what can we say. The Concrete building is located near the main road, is not paper thin, and you can't here anything from the interior of the condo. Cockroaches do not pay rent, so they are not welcome in my place and i get it fumigated on a regular basic. And was again fumigated again after your departure. If people don't wash the dishes at all and leave food on the floors and everywhere they will matter where you stay. Makaha is very affordable, place to stay,. Yes KoOlina is beautiful place to stay.
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Dallas, Texas

Spectacular View and Private Beach!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely loved this condo. It had everything we would ever need available for us...beach equipment, towels, coffee pot, etc. We could not have asked for a better home away from home. Although we had fun running all around the Island we could not wait to get back to our condo and away from the hustle and bustle. Did I mention you have a private beach?? We slept like babies listening to the waves rolling in every night. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Makaha Champion Golf Course
Nearest Beach
Makaha Beach
Car: recommended

Makaha, West Oahu, Hawaii USA

Only 35 minutes from the Honolulu International Airport and 10 minutes from the nearest Hospital.


Rates & Availability

Mākaha Condo Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 13.97%

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Payments is usually accepted in the quoted (USD) unless currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertised. We accept Credit cards VISA and MASTER CARD. 50% is due on booking plus the deposit, 50% due 1 month before arrival. There is a 4% Charge on all credit card

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  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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