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Romantic Bungalow close to the Beach~Fall Asleep to Sounds of the Surf

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Charming Studio Apartment: very close to the Beach!

Welcome to the Beachside Bungalow~~~an ideal place for relaxation, rejuvenation and romance.

This very comfortable, artsy studio apartment is super clean and whimsically creative in a laid-back island style, with many little touches that will make you feel right at home.

It is located on a beautiful, gated property, on the ground floor of our large extended home. The studio has its own separate entrance and is very private from the rest of the house.

There is a front entrance lanai leading you into the studio, and a very private backyard lanai, a great spot for romantic evenings sitting outside listening to the sounds of the surf, or sipping your coffee while the sun rises in the morning.

A comfortable loveseat and papasan face the charming garden pond, complete with our resident fish. The waterfall makes a soothing sound, combining with the musical wind chimes and the sound of the surf.

A perfect interlude from life’s hectic pace.

The studio has a very comfortable queen size bed, with high quality sheets and a beautiful Hawaiian quilt. There is a tropical style ceiling fan and also a stand up fan. The apartment faces towards the ocean, and gets wonderful trade winds passing through, keeping the space cool and comfortable.

There is a small bathroom with a seashell decorated toilet and a handcrafted talavera sink. A separate room houses the extra large shower.

The kitchenette has a full size refrigerator, microwave, blender, toaster, rice cooker, coffee maker and electric griddle, as well as dishes and kitchen utensils.

We also offer WiFi.

At the front of the property there's a beautiful outdoor beach shower , adorned with amazing turquoise flowers. They're so beautiful and unusual guests can't believe they're real!!

A two minute walk down our little road will take you to one of the most breathtaking beaches in Hawaii. Sunrise is spectacular!

(In 2001 National Geographic named it one of the most beautiful beaches in the world!)

To make your days at the beach even better, we offer the complimentary use of beach chairs & mats, towels, boogie boards, coolers and a sun umbrella.

The location is ideal, a residential country setting nestled between the turquoise ocean on one side and the spectacular Ko'olau mountains on the other.

Go to sleep at night to the sound of the waves and the sweet waterfall right outside your bedroom window. Wake in the morning to the songs of the many birds who call this home.


**Please note that only registered guests are allowed on this property. Due to parking and noise constraints, guests may not entertain family and friends on the property (but the gorgeous beach here is a wonderful place to gather with friends for a picnic!)***

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017


Waimanalo Beach Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • E-Check Payments Preferred: There is a 3% transaction fee if paying by credit card. (5% for international travelers) E-check payments are free.
  • Only Registered Guests are allowed on the property. Guests are not allowed to invite family/friends onto the property.
  • Check-in by Appointment Only. If guests do not arrive at scheduled time, we may be unable to guarantee what time they will be able to get into rental
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Small, very cute bathroom with seashell toliet and artistic talavera sink. Extra large shower in separate room.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Studio apartment with very comfortable queen bed & ceiling fan
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

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Romantic Bungalow close to the Beach~Fall Asleep to Sounds of the Surf
average rating of 4.7352943 based on 34 reviews

Exceeded Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

As I reflect on arriving at our Bungalow, it's always a good sign when my wife Tami and I would say "Wow" a lot! We were tired of the all-inclusive vacations and wanted to try a more private get-a-way vacation. This bungalow met and exceeded what we were looking for! We couldn't believe how quiet the beautiful beach was overall. There was usually just a handful of people. We enjoyed how it was decorated and enjoyed many hours by our outside courtyard and fountain. We named the two goldfish after our grand babies...Jane & Evan! The property was clean, well maintained and the value was excellent! Skye was an exceptional host with such a gift of hospitality! Thank you so much for the use of beach chairs, cooler, snorkel gear and grill! Also, thank you for taking our wedding vow renewal pictures which you randomly offered and suggested doing. That was such a gift to us! We hope to be back someday!


Minnesota Friends,

Jeff & Tami

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect beach location

  • 5 of 5

Skye is a wonderful hostess and anxious to make your stay enjoyable. She's located in a nice residential area of Waimanalo, within walking distance to a few small restaurants and 7/11. The room itself had an odd layout and was a little small, but that didn't stop us from enjoying our stay. It would have been nice to have a couple of luggage stands for our suitcases. The best part was the proximity to Waimanalo beach, which was beautiful and didn't have many people. We enjoyed our visit and would definitely stay with Skye again.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable bungalow, great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved being in a beautiful, secluded part of the island - with "our own" pristine beach just 1/2 block from the bungalow. Morning walks in the sand before we headed out to explore different parts of the island were ideal. The location is 1 hour from Polynesian Cultural Center, 45 minutes from Pearl Harbor and 30 minutes (max) from Waikiki Beach. If you're looking for a way to be away from it, but close to it all - this is your place. We highly recommend it.

Skye is wonderful and provides beach "stuff" for your enjoyment. The bungalow itself is cute and has a kitchen (no stove), bath, large studio-type room with bed, tv, and dining.... plus a great little private outside area with a fountain and comfortable seating. Whimsical decorations of mermaids and turtles with the torquise painted accents - very island feel!

Thanks for a great visit!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really great location!

  • 4 of 5

This is a perfect little hide away for two. Great location and accommodations. Skye is a perfect host- just a phone call away to answer questions.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A romantic and peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I are so overwhelmed with gratitude for Skye and her hospitality. From a welcoming "Aloha" greeting to when we first arrived to letting us use her beach gear at Waimanalo beach that is just footsteps away from the property. Skye is kind and helpful in every sense of the word.

As for this beautiful Beachside Bungalow that we had the pleasure of staying, my husband and I have never felt more relaxed on a vacation. The location is perfect, as it is away from the congestion that Honolulu or Waikiki can bring, and it's so close to the beach that you can smell the ocean air through the open windows. It is a quick drive from any attractions, and a short walk from any local restaurants you'd like to try. We woke up for the sunrise every morning and watched the sun peak out from Rabbit Island, which is resting on the water on Waimanalo Beach. The neighborhood is beautiful and serene-a must visit.

Falling asleep in the mermaid cottage at night allowed me to clear my mind with the sound of the water from the pond which had a couple of spirited goldfish! Everything is easily accessible in this studio. Skye has everything you could need and more if you'd like to cook a little something or prepare something yourself during your stay. There is a fridge and freezer to store groceries or leftovers. There is also a back porch that has seating available next to the pond. Being at this location allowed us to frequent the beach as often as we wanted. It was so convenient to come back and use the outdoor shower to rinse the sand off of us.

This was our first Home Away experience and in the future this is all we will be doing for all vacations simply because of the perfect experience Skye helped us have. When we come back to Waimanalo, we will be coming back to stay at Skye's welcoming Mermaid Cottage at the Beachside Bungalow. Overall there is so much privacy staying here, it's a short walk to the beach where you can walk for miles and watch the sun rise, and is a great place to come home to after a day of adventure and exploration.

I hope you love it as much as we did.


  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I loved this little bungalow. The location was fabulous. Not just the proximity to the beach but everything on the island. We loved having the boogie boards, cooler and beach chairs. Thank you Skye!!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pali Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Sweet Home Waimanalo
Nearest Beach
Waimanalo Beach

Lots of great hiking around here, ranging from beginner level to advanced.

Check out the views from the Makapu'u Lighthouse~~~in the winter you can usually see whales playing~~~on a clear day you can see the outer Hawaiian islands.

Hike through a rain forest to the waterfalls at Maunwilla.

Some of the best snorkeling on the island can be found at Hanauma Bay, which is just a six minute drive down the road from us. It's a gorgeous reef full of abundant life!

Sea Life Park is just across the street from Hanauma Bay.

There are also good horseback riding options, and pony rides for the little ones. Many equestrian events take place at the Polo Fields, less than a mile down the road.

There are all kind of ocean sports, from fishing to paddling, kayaking, kite surfing, paddle boarding and surfing.

Or try out something a little different, like paragliding and sky diving!


Rates & Availability

Waimanalo Beach Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $200

***Please note that only registered guests are allowed on this property. Due to parking and noise constraints, guests may not invite family and friends on the property (but the gorgeous beach here is a wonderful place to gather with friends for a picnic!)***

If you are processing your reservation through a U.S. bank, E-Check Payments are Free.
There is a 3% reservation transaction fee when paying by credit card or paypal (from the U.S.)
For guests coming from out of the country there is a 5% reservation transaction fee.

We do not accept bank wire transfers.

Hawaii Tax ID #TA-209-293-1072-01
Hawaii Tax ID #GE-209-292-1072-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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