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The Ginger Hale Beachfront Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


Minimum Stay
30 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

State of Hawaii Transient Accommodations tax ID # W00261024

This terrific, beachfront, Kailua home has three bedrooms, two baths and is ideal for families seeking a comfortable, stylish, yet casual home.

The home sits right on world renowned Kailua Beach, on a private lane. Both Kailua and nearby Lanikai Beach are in the top 10 beaches in the world. This stand alone, one story, private home is on the best part of the beach just 15 steps out your front door until your toes are in the fine, white sands.

Enjoy views of the water from the master suite, living room, kitchen and dining room!

This home is fully furnished and equipped with all kitchenware, bed and bath linens and beach towels. The kitchen has granite counter tops, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer and is open to the living and dining space for family style cooking. The indoor dining table seats eight and the outdoors table seats six.

The large lawn between the home and the beach is ideal for kids play and family games. Walk this amazing 2.5 mile long beach and meet the locals. Try your hand at kitesurfing or test your balance on a stand-up paddle board. Kayaking to the nearby Mokulua islands is a must do. En route you'll see giant sea turtles and abundant sea birds. The views of the Koolau mountain range from off shore are unforgettable!

Boogie boards, beach chairs, beach towels and coolers are available for your use. This fantastic bay is COMPLETELY non-motorized so you hear only the sound of the wind and waves...At the end of the day, shower off the sand in the outdoor shower!

This spacious home has several comfortable sitting areas to relax and enjoy your holiday stay. High ceilings and well stocked bookshelves give the living area a homey/library feel.

Walk to nearby Kailua Town with it's trendy boutique shopping and award winning restaurants. Rent bikes and check out Kawainui Marsh bird sanctuary or ride thru the charming bedroom community that is Lanikai - one of the most sought after neighborhoods in the islands.

Come be our guests and let us share with you our home, town and beach...

Keywords: Beachfront, Family Home on one of the best beaches in the world!

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2017

About The Owner

I bought this home to raise my family. Now they are grown and its time to share with others so they can enjoy this amazing place with their loved ones. Come...see what we have to offer. You will not be disappointed!

Why The Owner chose Kailua

Walk the beach at sunrise, boogie board in the afternoon, build a sand castle with the kids... Or just relax with a good book and the sand between your toes. This is why we purchased this beachfront home.

What makes this house unique

We are on a quiet, residential beachside, private lane. Ideal for families wanting to get away from the crowds.


Kalama Tract House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2) Trundle
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor shower


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

The Ginger Hale Beachfront Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Sea Cliff, Long Island, NY

Fantastic Kailua Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week at the Ginger Hale Retreat. The house was fantastic and the beach - which is a few steps past the private, wonderful backyard - was fantastic. The house maximizes the beauty as the views are fantastic the entire length of the house with floor to ceiling windows. Everything is on one level - which was just fine for my wife and I in the master suite, and my two children and their significant others in the other two, large bedrooms. This house is absolutely perfect - fantastic kitchen with top end everything, a full open dining room, a "family room", really a great room, with ocean views. You can always hear the ocean. Steve met us and showed us everything we neded to know. He is a gentleman and reached out several times via email to make sure we were enjoying. The location is spectacular in that Kailua town is filled with great restaurants and if you desire Honalulu, it is literally less than 30 minutes away through gorgeous mountain roads.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This is an incredible location right on the beach, with views of turquoise ocean waters and endless sound of the waves from inside the house. The beach couldn’t be closer, just beyond the private grassy backyard. It’s a great beach for walking, catching the sunrise and swimming. The ocean is mild here and comfortable. So relaxing!

The house is spacious, well appointed and easy to live in. The owner, Steve, provides all the comforts of home including a fully outfitted kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, ample beach towels, soaps and sunscreen, beach chairs, boogie boards, daily newspaper, wi-fi, etc.

The town of Kailua is only 5 minutes away and provides many reasonably priced restaurants and shopping opportunities. Our family also enjoyed the local yoga studios, kayaking and water sports instruction based at Kailua Beach Park. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Ginger Hale, Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Just back in Norway after a fantastic 9 days stay at the Ginger Hale. We were 5 people, myself, my daughter, her husband and their two children, age 5 and 9. I travelled from Norway and they living in Austin, Texas.

We were met by Steve's friend and she gave us the most excellent and helpful welcome. There was also a gift basket filled with Hawaiian goodies on the dining table that we enjoyed.

We rented a car at the airport and had a wonderful first impression of Oahu driving to Kailua. Spectacular views on the way and really impressed arriving at Ginger Hale. Talk about beachfront! You are not able to get closer without living on the beach, which you will feel you are!

The house was everything we had dreamed about, Nothing was lacking and we enjoyed meals inside as well as outside.

Staying as close to the beach as Ginger Hale allows you the full day at the beach/in the water/walking the beach without losing any time whatsoever traveling and everyone enjoyed every minute every day. The two kids want to go back already.

Kailua center had all we needed within minutes, just as described so well in the House Manual that was provided. You really do not have to go anywhere but here if you do not have a car.

While I went to different Golf Courses every day the rest enjoyed the beach and all the different activities possible with equipment provided at the house. My granddaughter and grandson "lived" in the water and especially loved the Bodyboards supplied at the house.

Mom and dad could enjoy the beach and relax. The house so close to the beach allowed the kids access without the parents guidance.

All the information from the House Manual helped, from shopping, suggested restaurants to Golf Courses close to Kailua. Hard to find as many Great Golf Courses within short distances any place in the world as you will find on Oahu. Enjoy!

We also drove around the island one day and took in some of the spectacular sites that Oahu let you experience. Well worth the drive.

We really would love to come back to Ginger Hale in the future, should the opportunity be there. Thanks from all of us to you for letting us get this experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Inge, I am so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay at my vacation rental, and I appreciate your kind words about your stay and the property. I am always looking for ways to improve the rental experience for my guests, so please don't hesitate to let me know if you experienced anything that needs improvement. Sincerely, Steve Trecker, Owner
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Ginger Hale and Kailua both 5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVED our stay at Ginger Hale. The house is warm, comfortable and stocked with everything needed for a great vacation stay. The private backyard and access to the beach (just steps away - literally from grass to sand!) is picture postcard fantasyland stuff that will easily exceed your expectations.

Our stay lasted a week but we shuttled from the airport and did a local Kailua Enterprise car rental (weekend special $10/day!). Here again Ginger Hale comes through as the town (with great restaurants, shopping and a Whole Foods market) is an easy 10 min walk away.

We can't say enough about Ginger Hale and the Kailua/Lanikai area. Our next trip out can't come soon enough and anything less that the experience we had at GH is just not going to be good enough. The highest possible standard has been set by Steve the owner and his amazing Ginger Hale property. Thanks again Steve!!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Petaluma, California

When you and your family really need a vacation....The Ginger Hale will not disappoint!!!

  • 5 of 5

Just home from an incredible 10 days at the Ginger Hale beachfront home in our favorite town of Kailua!!! When I close my eyes at night, I can imagine that I still hear the crashing of the waves and a sense of well being washes over me as I drift off to sleep.

You could not find a more beautiful property in such an ideal location as the Ginger Hale! Just a few steps from the lush yard and you are on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. From the 3 miles of beach you can enjoy the intense beauty of the water and the surrounding mountains and watch the kite surfers dazzle you as their colorful sails glide accross the ocean. If you can pry yourself away from all of that there are many sites to see just a short drive away. We enjoyed the catamaran on Waikiki beach, the Dole plantation, and Waiamaia Falls on the north shore. If it is shopping you enjoy then Kailua will not disappoint! One of my favorite memories is having lunch in Kailua with my granddaughter then spending a few hours exploring all the fun shops and being able to amble on home. With my 8 year old granddaughter it is about a 10 - 15 minute walk...but that is carrying all our packages and sipping a cool drink! If you are looking for a dream vacation look no farther, this is it!!! Steve, the owner was at the house to greet us upon arrival surprising us with a beautiful gift basket of goodies for us to enjoy. He could not have been nicer as he gave us a tour of the home. I really feel blesssed to have found this property and to have given our family these wonderful memories. In my wildest dreams this could not have been any better and it was so needed!!! Thank you Steve from the bottom of my heart!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, and I am very glad that you were thrilled with your stay in my home, Ginger Hale.
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Scottsdale, Arizona USA

The secret is out

  • 5 of 5

My wife, son and I just completed an 8 day vacation in June at The Ginger Hale. My only regret is that in writing this review and sharing it with other readers, I am letting everyone in on our secret on how amazing this beachfront home is and I will not be able to return because it will be booked. The pictures and description of the property do not begin to convey Ginger Hale's unique qualities. First of all, the home literally fronts beautiful Kailua beach. It has stunning ocean views from the main rooms including the living room, dining room, master bedroom, master bath and kitchen. The home has 2 beautifully manicured lawns one that borders the ocean on one side and the other on a private peaceful secluded courtyard. This beautifully decorated home is comfortable, we maintained and easily accomodates multiple couples or a large family. There is a terrific collection of books in the home as well as stereo and DVD/TV and wireless for those who must be connected to the outside world. The ktichen has all essential appliances and equipment and is ready for preparing any meal should you choose. Besides being a beachfront property, Ginger Hale is in a terrific location for walking or driving to the main center of Kailua where there are ample choices for restaurants and shops.

The owner, Steve has been wonderful throughout the entire rental process. He provided essential information on our arrival by having a friend greet us and explain the home to us, outline nearby activities and give us best tips for restaurants etc. Steve has an amazing "How-to"" manual on the home which is practical, helpful and answered every question possible. To add icing to the cake, there was even a basket of Hawaiian goodies waiting to greet us on our arrival.

As for Kailua itself, what a terrific place for a beach trip. This gorgeous beach is stunning and is non motorized so you can truly enjoy the ocean, and all activities related to it with no unpleasant sounds . There is surfing, bodyboarding, swimming, kayaking and so much more. Kailua has terrific restaurant choices non of which disappointed. There are multiple grocery stores within 5 minutes of the home including a beautiful Whole foods store.

I would easily recommend this property to any close friend or relative, In sum, Ginger Hale is a gem and my family and I would return there in a heartbeat. We cannot say enough about it!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe and Joan, Thank you for your kind words about my rental house. I am continually trying to make improvements to the house and the experience here, and your feedback is very much appreciated . Steve, Owner
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Stand-up paddle boarding, kite surfing and boogie boarding right outside your door!


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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Cleaning Fee $550 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%

Cancellation policy is as follows: Full refund if cancelled 60 days prior. After 60 days, refund given if same dates are
re-booked. Terms: Initial deposit: $2,000 due on signing rental agreement; 50% of remainder due 60 days prior to occupancy; and balance due 30 days prior.

Higher seasonal rates will apply to Christmas and New Years. Please inquire.

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