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Come and Experience the 'House of Sweet Dreams' Kailua Beach

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Kalama Tract Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

HAWAII TAX ID # W01993578-01

Hale O KuhiKuhi HiHi' O -- 'Ha Lay O Coo Hee Coo Hee Hee Hee O'

Aloha and Welcome to the 'House of Sweet Dreams.' If you were able to pronounce the name of our vacation rental let us Congratulate you on your first Hawaiian language lesson.

Our quaint and cozy, large, one bedroom, Apartment unit is located half a block from world famous Kailua Beach. Kailua meaning 'two seas' is located on the southeastern shore on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Come and take a tour with us:

Imagine starting your day with a complimentary cup of fresh brewed Kona Coffee and a sunrise walk on the three mile stretch of pristine white sand beach. With its gentle trade winds and constant water temperatures ranging from 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit (20-25 degrees Celsius), Kailua Beach is a perfect setting for year round water-sports. Some of the activities you may partake in include: swimming, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, snorkeling, body surfing, boogie boarding, kayaking, etc.

There are other water activities nearby including: scuba diving, deep sea fishing, glass bottom boat rides, jet skiing, para-sailing, submarine voyage, etc.

Our 'Hawaiiana' decor gives you the true island feeling of 'home away from home.' Palm trees, antique rattan furniture, 'ukulele' paper towel holder, and kitchen 'ukulele' dish towel rack are some of the unique accents of our unit that are found in no other part of the world. Along with the Bamboo towel bars in the bathroom this unit gives you a tropical feeling of truly being in the Pacific.

After a full day of water activities come back, crank up that Air Conditioning unit to prepare your surroundings for some much needed 'snooze' time. Embellish in a hot shower with complimentary 'local' island fragranced shower gels and lotions. It's time to take some 'R&R' (rest and relaxation). ** BAMM ** REVITALIZATION HAS OCCURRED!!!

By this time you have worked up quite an appetite. Kailua town offers quite a variety of restaurants ranging from casual to fine dining. Some of our favorites include: Los Garcias Mexican, Assagio's Italian, Buzz's Steakhouse, Champa Thai, Noboru Japanese, Big City Diner, Cinnamon's family, etc. There are also the regular fast food restaurants available including: McDonald's, Taco Bell, Jack-in-the Box, Papa John's Pizza, etc.

Another alternative might be to put your favorite foods on the Barbecue Gas Grill and dine on the Patio Lanai. However, and yet still another alternative might be to enjoy a full blown 'night on the town.' The Famous 'Waikiki' is a mere 30 minute drive into Honolulu. A more extensive list of restaurants is available and after dinner you may find a wide variety of music for your listening pleasure or visit some of the local nightclubs and enjoy dancing the night away until 4 AM.

You might not be a water enthusiast - there are various other activities to enjoy - including: golf, hiking, art or historic museums, sight seeing, Pearl Harbor Memorial, shopping, bicycling, Sea Life Park, Waikiki Aquarium, live theater, movies, sky diving, glider rides, etc.

Mahalo and 'Thank You' for coming on our tour we hope you enjoyed yourself as much as we enjoyed taking you on your tropical vacation memory that will last a lifetime. Bring your imagination to reality. You deserve to experience the 'House of Sweet Dreams.'

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  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Kathy Souza
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Kathy and Val,

Thank You for your warm hospitality last week during our 2 night stay at your rental. I have already highly recommended it to one of my teacher friends who wants to visit Hawaii someday. You sure do a great job of thinking of all the extras for making our stay most pleasant -- the orientation tour of the area, the beach supplies, the picnic table umbrella, the 'how to' folder -- everything was so perfect. Next time we'd like to stay longer.

Blessings to you both,

Julie and Bill

(now back in Michigan; when we left 2 weeks ago it was winter with 1 1/2 foot of snow but now the snow is mostly melted!)
Apr 2014
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Come and Experience the 'House of Sweet Dreams' Kailua Beach
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 89 reviews

Very friendly and close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were nice. It was an easy walk to the beach. The hosts were very friendly and it was a pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Everything was very clean and well maintained. Outdoor space was lovely. They had everything we needed and more!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Brittany & Aaron, It was a pleasure hosting you folks during your stay here in Kailua. Thank you for taking the time to submit this GREAT review. We are happy that you both were comfortable and enjoyed staying at the House of Sweet Dreams during your stay here in Kailua. A Hui Hou (until we meet again) With Much Aloha, Kathy & Val
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Above and beyond!

  • 5 of 5

We started our trip in another rental, where our worst fear came true, it was not as advertised! We were offered a refund if we could find other accommodations, so at 9pm we started our search, by noon the next day we were in our new rental and beyond thankful at Kathy's prompt response! The rental actual is nicer in person than pics show. The outside area is perfect for relaxing, it really is across the street from the beach. The property is immaculately clean and well kept! The AC works great, she said the shower water pressure was great and it was! Beyond that the owners were so amazing and welcoming! They made sure we had everything we needed for the beach, and I mean everything! Towels, chairs, mats, toys, even a wagon and beach bag to carry it all! They gave us recommendations for food and sight seeing. We are SO happy and thankful we got a chance to stay, we definitely want to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Celina, WOW -- Thank You for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We are SOOO HAPPY that we could turn your honeymoon/vacation that didn't start so well around. To read that you were comfortable in our rental really puts a smile on our faces. Congratulations again as you begin your new life together. We are hoping to, see you folks maybe sometime in the future. A Hui Hou (until we meet again), With much Aloha, Kathy & Val
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect! The unit was comfortable and stocked with everything we could have needed to enjoy our trip. Kathy and Val are amazing people and we are so happy to have met them! We hope to return again soon, thank you both for your generous hospitality!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha M & T, Thank You for taking the time to submit such a GREAT review. We sure enjoyed hosting you both during your stay here in Kailua. WOW -- and we are THRILLED with the possibility of your return someday. A Hui Hou (until we meet again) With much Aloha, Kathy & Val
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Special vacation

  • 5 of 5

Val and Kathy were the best hosts I could ask for.The house is immaculate and very comfortable,peace and quiet,away from the tourist rat race.I have been back to Hawaii 6 years in a row,always staying at a hotel but this year staying with Val and Kathy they gave me the opportunity for the most relaxing vacation I have ever had.I would absolutely recommend this place to anyone who wants a peaceful vacation.Thanks for the special vacation,will definitely be back.I was born and raised in Kailua so this was so perfect for me,one block to the beach,alot of places to eat and shop.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Mark, Thank You for this RAVING review. We are SO HAPPY that you felt relaxed staying at our vacation rental -- The House of Sweet Dreams. It was a pleasure hosting you during your stay here in Kailua. Looking forward already for your return. With Much Aloha, Kathy and Val
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Great vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy and clean, with all the amenities! Owners are incredibly nice. Close to one of the best beaches on the island and feels very safe. Quiet neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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'With 'NO' rocks in the water the BEST Boogie Boarding is a 1/2 block away.

We also have lots of toys for the beach:

Umbrella, Sun Shade for babies, Frisbees, Paddle Ball, Shovels and Buckets for the kids, Red Wagon for transportation of toys to the beach.'


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Kalama Tract Apartment Rental Rates

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Dec 19 2016 - Jan 1 2017
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1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Published Rates are for single or double occupany. For a 3rd person it will be an additional $20.00 per night ($120.00 per week). 2 children under age 12 will count the same as a 3rd person and will be charged an additional $20.00 per night.

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Kalama Tract Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) Comfort at its best with a 2' Memory Foam Topper, Double Beds (1) Comfortable Double or Single Floor Futon Mattress available for an extra person or children., Baby Cribs (1) Available upon request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Coffee Maker, Blender, Kona Coffee, Dishes, Travel Coffee Mugs, Kleenex, Q-Tips, Ice Cooler, Island Fragranced Shower Gels and Lotions, Beach Umbrella, Beach Chairs, Travel Back Gammon, Travel Checkers, Playing Cards.

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