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Oahu's Most Spectacular View

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Oceanfront Beach Cottage, 1 bedroom 1 bath sleeps 2-4

A semi-secluded beach is right out front, with a secret lagoon and sea turtles frolicking in the tide pools ! Enjoy the incredible view from the Lanai which is one of a kind. Newly decorated and furnished, the unique ambiance which we call 'Paradise Found'.

The 1 Bedroom unit upstairs accommodates 2-4, beautiful Balinese decor, spectacular Ocean views.

****Last Minute Specials!!! Additional discounted rates for bookings within 10 days of arrival. Contact us for more details.

Hawaii Paradise Found: Come to Oahu's North Shore to experience this unique Oceanfront property, a one of a kind, with gorgeous Balinese decor in this Imported Bamboo Home. The most Spectacular Ocean Views!! The Mosaic floor is a custom stone and granite masterpiece, with Sea turtles, mermaids and many other amazing designs!

This property was featured in the 1980's movie North Shore, the home of Chandler, the guru surfboard shaper. Rent this movie to see our beach!

A secluded beach with a secret lagoon: This property is a unique location, in the heart of Oahu's North Shore, yet very secluded. A private roadway entrance onto this beautiful property gives the ultimate in privacy and beauty.

****Last Minute Specials!!! Additional discounted rates for bookings within 10 days of arrival. Contact us for more details.

There are many unique features in this custom designed home, not to mention the amazing panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean at your doorsteps. Great snorkeling, scuba, surfing, at one of the the most beautiful beach on the North Shore is at your doorsteps. Large lanai to watch sunsets, sea turtles sunning themselves, winter whale season, and of course the spectacular Big Winter waves.

Add to your list:

We also have several oceanview, beautiful North Shore units available, if you would to see both sides of the island on your trip!

*** As this is a shared property, we do not allow outside/unregistered guests without prior notification, maximum 2 cars allowed per rental unit (NO PARTIES, NO WEDDINGS). This is to maintain the peaceful atmosphere of the property grounds so the other guests may also have quiet and privacy.

Mahalo for your cooperation.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

Why The Owner chose Haleiwa

This is one of the most unique locations on Oahu's North Shore, with a beautiful beach, amazing weather, great surfing.

Now you can also own the dream! Fractional interest available for sale. Contact us for details.


Haleiwa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Beautiful Travertine Oceanview Show
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Hot Outdoor Shower for use after beaching
  • An open, suite style bathroom/shower layout with amazing ocean views is what you'll find in this custom architectural design, with a unique marble vanity and bowl sink. An artisan commissioned custom stone and granite floor is found throughout the house and bath as well. You will be love walking on the Giant Honu Turtle, Mermaid, Whale, Sting Ray and Shark among the designs cleverly pieced into this one of a kind artwork/floor! A second, separate enclosed outdoor hot shower is also on the grounds for use after swimming in the Blue Lagoon and shimmering tidepools right in front on this very special locale.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Romantic open style 1 bedroom oceanfront cottage with beautiful Balinese decor and custom features throughout. Upstairs House accommodates 2-4
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Surf Boards available for rent upon request, beach mats provided.


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Oahu's Most Spectacular View
average rating of 4.470588 based on 51 reviews

A Real Gem on the north shore

  • 5 of 5

Booked this place last minute, we found the communication with host and owner to be very easy and smooth.

Noticed some negative reviews when we booked, but found the cottage to be incredibly clean and no signs of neglect. Owner stopped by to say hello and said they hired new cleaning service due to some bad feedback, their new caretaker did a good job upon our arrival. What we found to be the best part of this beautiful home was the LOCATION !! A quick 4 minute drive to Haleiwa town where we found Hawaiian food trucks,

the famous surf shops, many great dining options, this is such a cute and charming little village that we made a point to go there every day.

This house has insane postcard views, comfy bed, exotic design that was incredibly romantic and made our vacation extra special.

Beach is steps away and wow, words cant describe just how gorgeous those blue lagoons are right out front. Like we were in Fiji or Tahtiti.

Thank your for hosting us and thanks for the free snorkel gear... we saw loads of fish and even a couple of large sea turtles !

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Views But House Needs Maintenance

  • 3 of 5

We stayed here for 4 days. The view is fantastic - you can’t beat it. It was lovely sitting on the lanai watching surfers and just relaxing. The cottage has its charm and potentials for an outstanding vacation rental, but it desperately needs maintenance. We didn’t expect luxury set up, but was a little disappointed at the state of cottage. The reviews regarding large cracks on the doors/windows are true. They (large cracks on two glass doors) were still there when we rented the cottage last week. The light fixtures in the kitchen and bathroom are both missing light bulbs. One of the lounge chairs is broken (we thought we would be sitting on those lovely lounge chairs in the picture watching the ocean, but that plan was not doable due to the broken chair). We understand the challenge with maintanence with the ocean air/spray, but do expect the rental to be in better shape than what we saw. Additionally, the coffee maker has old coffee all dried up in the pot. It is obvious that it was not cleaned from the last use. Overall, this rental has awesome view, but the housekeeping and maintenance needs a lot of work.

To address some of the concerns raised in other reviews:

(1) There are more than 1 wine glass, and they are glass, not plastic.

(2) There are wine bottle openers (more than 1, including an electric one)

(3) The toaster does toast fine with no problems (more than just heat up), although it was quite dirty and rusty

(4) We didn’t have any issue with sharing the property with the downstairs rental. We only saw them once, never a problem. I was worried about sharing the property in the beginning, but it was not an issue at all.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Expected Better

  • 1 of 5

I will agree with other reviews that the view, beach and location is wonderful. Very picturesque. However, for the price and from the photos, we expected better. I cant say all the problems were on the owner, I am not sure how often they check the property, or if it is a misplaced trust in someone to clean/maintain the property. For one when we arrived at night from a long day of travel there is absolutely no exterior lighting (thank goodness for phones). The secure door with a key pad to the upper unit is not so secure as the door is broken. Upon arriving upstairs the main door was wide open (strangly off putting). There are two to three other units and in the night some of them were very loud so be aware of this noise possibility. In the light of day we went to make coffee using the only two coffee cups available and they were extremely dirty and hard food crumbs on the rim. I cleaned them and moved on with my day but YUK. The furniture is very dirty and worn. So much so they are covered with sheets. The place for sure looked in need of some tlc. The other review about the broken glass door, yeah thats still broken. The roof leaked on me the last night dropping water on my head randomly through the night. There is geckos and one of them screams in the night. The microwave basically sounds like it is going to explode when you press the start button. We arrived to several beer cans empty left on the deck. It is a tropical place so be aware of centepedes (spelling idk? But we killed several) as well as red hornets (we had the doors closed and they still got in). There is no exterior lights at night and the stairs to the unit are slippery and narrow so if you cant do stairs or have kids we aware of this. Frankly folks I would expect better for the price we paid per night. At the very least I expect it to be cleaned, secure, and maintained. I think the other units may be better than this one. I truly think you could get these views with a better property and should try to look elsewhere because this just isnt worth it. Other people loved it but I dont get how. We stayed our three nights and we enjoyed ourselves around the north shore but it would have been easier to swollow the crusty, buggy and security problems if it was half the price. The view does not negate someone having a clean coffee mug and secure property. Im not asking for much. Yes there are good reviews but I wonder if they are for this units or for one of the other 2-3. keep looking

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly Heaven on Earth!!

  • 5 of 5

The place was exactly as I remembered from four years prior, with the extended lanai being the only difference. It is like I am visiting an old friend, who’s family has been here for generations. An authentic Hawaiian experience (not the Corporate version of Aulani or Turtle Bay), which really allows you to relax. Had a small issue with one of the lights and Leland, the owner, called an electrician ON A SUNDAY to come and fix it! WOW, what a host!

The laid back Hawaiian feeling, the sounds of the crashing waves and the spectacular views in every direction, made this trip one of the best of my lifetime.

Mahalo Leland for sharing this with me and I cannot wait to come back.

Derek Johnson

Cumberland, WI

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous view. North shore funky.

  • 3 of 5

This place has its own charm but don’t expect any kind of luxury. In the summer it would probably be pretty nice - the beach is right there. In winter the waves are beautiful but the cottage is partly open air. Some glass windows, some screen windows that are part covered by plexiglass and a couple of windows that are just screen... I spent mornings and evenings wrapped in a blanket. As the negative review stated, there are a couple of cracked windows. The bed is reasonably comfortable but the pillows were flat as pancakes. The kitchen is not well equipped.... no wine opener, one plastic wine glass (ick), the toaster oven heated but didn’t toast. The owners were responsive to my questions and requests.

One more thing... follow the owners directions to find the house - do not use Google maps!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting, breathtaking views! Open floor plan so you must be very close if you are sharing with a work colleague, but ideal for a romantic escape!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

The property is located between Historic Haleiwa town (great shopping, art galleries, fine dining), 5 minutes, and beautiful Waimea Bay, 2 minutes. Cottage is on the ocean facing great snorkeling reefs, winter surfing spots, and calm beaches throughout the summer months.

Other Activities: On the Beach

Golf: Hawaii is a Golf Haven, with many spectacular championship courses nearby.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.96%


*** Discounted Rate of $230/night, plus taxes, cleaning fee and deposit (if booked within 10 days of arrival).

*** Due to strict Honolulu County rules, typical booking is for 30 Days. Please contact us for more details.

*** Credit Card Charges May apply. E Check payments always preferred.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.