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Perfect Location and Comfort

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Hauula Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Studio Bedroom,1 Bathroom Sleeps 4

This beach cottage is one of a kind. It is so calming to just sit there and watch the ocean which is only steps away. Turtles frequently swim nearby for your enjoyment.

All amenities are there in the cottage and on the property. The only thing you will need are groceries which can be bought on the way or 2 miles past the cottage at Tamuras Market. This is a vacation spot of a lifetime to remember.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Lisa or Terrie
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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About Lisa or Terrie

Being Raised on Oahu and now living in Oklahoma, this cottage will bring me home. It is like stepping back in time to be there watching the turtles and whales through the window in my living room. I come to relax and float in the clear, glass like, ocean which is just steps away. One must see to believe and experience to know.

Lisa or Terrie purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Lisa or Terrie chose North Shore Oahu

Perfect to get away from the hussle an bustle of Waikiki. Once you visit Waikiki it is perfect to drive back to Old Hawaii.

What makes this cottage unique

You get a well stocked, better view, equipped beach cottage equal to any hotel but as a lesser cost.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Perfect Location and Comfort
average rating of 4.5277777 based on 36 reviews

A calm and quiet place with a great view and beach access

  • 5 of 5

Our little family had a great time staying here. We had everything we really needed available to us and we couldn't beat the location on the beach. A couple of stores were within walking distance and even when the weather wasn't cooperating we could quietly read in the beautiful sun room facing the beach. Great little hidden gem!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Relaxing

  • 3 of 5

The Views were very Beautiful.There are some Items that need to be updated in regards to Beach Equipment.The Photos show Chairs that are pictured as Morning Coffee Chairs that have been replaced with uncomfortable hard wood armed chairs?Weather was windy-rainy and did not see any Sunrises or Sunsets,Disappointing ...... Property can not control weather, the lesson I learned is do not go to Hawaii in November.If You are looking for a quite location you found it.Would have loved to have seen the Sun.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh we are so sorry your trip was planned in the beginning of winter in Hawaii. The winters in Hawaii are the rainy season. And yes there can be many days of overcast skys, but also still just as many blue sky days. We understand how unfortunate it can be to have your schedule of days coincide with the rain days. But the joys of winter in Hawaii also include the big wave events on the North Shores which are just up the road from the cottage, comfortable ambient (night and day times) temperatures between 60-80 degrees, our Punalu'u beach that is protected by the reef that still allows safe swimming and snorkeling, even when the big waves are happening in Waimea Bay and beyond and our Hawaiian rains or "ua" are considered a blessing, as they continue to keep Hawaii green and beautiful. Sorry the sun didn't shine as much as it could have during your days there. But mahalo for understanding and appreciating that we cannot influence Mother Nature, we can only attempt to provide a beautiful location from which our guests can appreciate a quiet secluded location to be able to enjoy a bit of "old Hawaii" , the way it used to be, in years gone by.
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Beautiful condo in amazing location

  • 4 of 5

I would have given 3.5 if allowed. Overall I had a wonderful time here and would recommend it to a friend.


-Amazing location! The beach is literally in your backyard. The water is very mellow, great for children or those wishing to avoid large waves.

-while it's in a small complex of units, with two bigger buildings nearby, it feels remote and private. If you're looking to get away from the bustle of Honolulu, this is a great location, though you'll need to have a car if you plan to do more than just chill on the beach.

-with a car, this is a great jumping of point for points beyond on the north shore.

-the condo is nicely decorated, makes great use of a small space, is very clean, and comes with all the amenities you'll need. A fully stocked kitchen, plenty of bedding and towels, beach toys (boogie boards, snorkel gear, sand toys, etc), beach chairs. There's even free laundry very close by on site.


-the unit is a studio, not a one bedroom as advertised. There is a kitchen-livingroom with a bed in it. The lanai is right off the living room. I really like the open floorplan, but with a small baby, I was really counting on having a separate room. We had to tiptoe and whisper after the baby went to bed.

-interactions with Terry and Lisa were awkward and strained at times. Overall they were both great, but when our TV didn't work Terry wanted us to contact the cable company and work it or ourselves. She ended up taking care of it eventually, but it made for a strained afternoon. They also got my checkout date wrong and I received a not very nice message from Terry saying she was going to "box up all the stuff you left behind". It was quickly resolved but it seems like Lisa and Terry could do a better job communicating with each other.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you found the magic of Punalu'u and the beach cottage. We understand that not all things are "perfect" in our little slice of Hawaii Nei, but we do our best to alleviate any unforeseen problems or questions as they they arise. We appreciate you and your family for being so gracious when the cable/tv service provider had a glitch. And understand that sometimes in our modern technological world how electronic communications can be strained or delayed. Mahalo for your understanding and aloha
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Tranquil, relaxing moment in Hawaii

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice , fun time in this ocean side room. Thank you for the chance to share this sunny bright room. With wonderful sunrises and fantastic location close to all the sites we wanted to see. Cheers, and wonderful memories from two Previous tired Canadian moms/wives, now rested and ready to conquer the world. Aloha and thank you . Cindy and Denise.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and so glad you were able to enjoy. E Komo Mai
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Quiet, Relaxing, Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at the cottage. The area was quiet and relaxing. It was a nice change from the tourist heavy Waikiki beach area we stayed at before coming to the cottage. The views are stunning! The place was very clean and included just about anything you will need. There were beach toys, snorkel gear, beach towels among the many items in the unit for your use. We did not want to leave!

It was also convenient to have laundry on site just below the unit. Wi-Fi worked GREAT as well. If you are considering staying here, I would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for such an honest and kind review. The cottage at Punaluu is almost one of a kind. And the magic of this property coupled with her beaches makes it so hard to beat. And I agree, when I stay there, I never want to leave. Aloha E Komo Mai .
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This place is amazing!!!! We loved the proximity to the ocean, the Laie area and away from Waikiki.

  • 5 of 5

The property was as advertised as clean, updated and just overall awesome!!! Would definitely recommend this for anyone wanting a nice quiet place to stay on Oahu!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Turtle Bay
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Turtle Bay
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Papaole's (Good)


Rates & Availability

Hauula Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.25%

Rate increases $10 for any person after 2 adults. $100 cleaning charge, refundable security $200. The rate for winter is $155.00 per night for 2people

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Hauula Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Dressing room separate
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen bed studio 2 futons
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
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
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Like old Hawaii with a beautiful, private beach.

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