|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
Enjoy the beauty and privacy of your own shaded, tropical patio or walk one block to Kailua Beach Park with its lawns, trees, and three-mile, white-sand beach. It is an easy walk to Lanikai Beach which Conde Nast Magazine has called the number one beach in America.
We are tucked away on a private lane on the windward side of Oahu about 30 minutes from the Honolulu Airport. This newly renovated apartment is part of our home, but is completely private. It has a separate, gated entrance featuring a private patio with a table and four chairs. The patio is landscaped with the tropical plants; red ginger, heliconia and ti plants. There is only one off-street parking place for your rental car and there is rarely any additional parking on our narrow lane (so no traffic noise!)
This convenient, comfortable, one-bedroom apartment has wireless Internet access and an air conditioner in the bedroom. There is a king-size bed in the bedroom and a Television and DVD player in the living room. The small kitchenette does not have a built-in stove or oven but it does have a microwave oven, a hot plate, a refrigerator, a rice cooker as well as other appliances to prepare your own meals or you can enjoy Kailua's multitude of good restaurants. The bathroom has a shower, tile floor, a full length mirror and lots of towels. The Haven has its own washer and dryer so you can pack light for your visit to Oahu's best beach community.
We are in a residential neighborhood and must maintain the goodwill of our neighbors so please no parties and maintain quiet at all times.
Please no smoking on premises.
We enjoyed staying here very much.
If you like privacy and quiet, this the place for you.
The kitchen is well equiped and has everything you need (short of a full oven setup).
Nina and Jim are great hosts.
We loved the location and the clean, well equipped unit. Nina and Jim were so friendly and welcoming but gave us our privacy. We enjoyed walking to the beach, restaurants and beach park. The private patio was secluded and inviting and we were pleased at how well thought out the unit was with everything that we needed, including beach gear and washer and dryer. We will return again and highly recommend the Haven to those who seek a great nights sleep, a well equipped kitchen and a clean living space in a great location. Thanks Nina and Jim !!!
We found the location of Blue Water Haven great for us and our walking adventures! It's a conveniently close walking distance to the local park, Kailua and Lanikai beaches and Pill Box hike. We walked to all these areas and enjoyed a cooling dip in the ocean after the Pill Box Hike. We enjoyed a walk to Kailua town also. The apartment was well stocked and markets are close for any purchases you will need. We really enjoyed breakfast each morning on the little lanai you see pictured in the photos...very peaceful. We did not meet Jim and Nina, who live on the property, and this was the first time we have not met the VRBO owners, so this seemed a bit unusual to us. We felt it would have been nice to meet them and say hello. They did provide good "welcome" signage on the street and on their property to help us locate where to go to find the apartment and where to park. This was very helpful! We both noticed a sour-type smell to the bed linens and mattress pad, but it was a very late hour on our first night there when we discovered this concern and we re-laundered the linens ourselves. We notified Jim and Nina of the laundering concern after our stay ended and they responded that they would re-evaluate their laundering procedures and would have appreciated it if we had taken the concern up with them versus handling ourselves. They assured us they would have gladly corrected the problem. We also let them know we saw a few cockroaches, however, we saw these critters in a couple other places we stayed in Hawaii and feel it is probably a challenge to control in a tropical environment. The provided washer/dryer unit, and air conditioner located in the bedroom were definitely pluses! However, we enjoyed leaving the windows open for the nice fresh breeze and only used the a/c briefly a couple times.
It was our first Trip to Oahu and we are happy we've decided to stay in the Blue Water Haven in Kailua.
We enjoyed it very much here- you got your private Patio with everything you will need included Snorkel Equipment and Body Boards. It is very clean and the location is really superb - just a few steps to beautiful Kailua Beach.
Mahalo Bob & Nina for a warm welcome and an unforgettable stay in Kailua. Lydia & Sascha
Jim and Nina were great- there if we needed them, gave us our privacy. They have a cute little one bedroom that is quiet and clean with a backyard area and kitchenette. We had a great time and wanted for nothing. It is the best location because Kailua and Lanikai are awesome beaches, but the area right around Kailua Beach Park can have some interesting characters in the evening, so we did not want to be right there in front. During the day, beautiful. Very safe and family oriented. We spent most mornings on Lanikai Beach and thought it was our best vacation, ever. Highly recommend.
We really enjoyed Blue Water Haven and highly recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in Kailua Beach. The private patio was great, the bedroom had air conditioning - everything was perfect! We had a chance to meet Jim - very nice person, very accommodating, and wanted to make sure we had everything we needed. We will definitely stay here again!
Check-in is after 2pm and check-out is by 10am.
no more than 2 guests
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.