|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
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This is 'HAWAII HOUSE' at MOKULEIA on the 'LOST' coast of Oahu.
This beautiful OCEANFRONT HOME is both welcoming and laid-back, the perfect family destination or romantic getaway. This home will instantly feel like your very own private beach house. The property offers all of the abundant thoughtful features as found in your own home, and more. The house is located in a wonderful, small community of oceanfront homes.
The house has HIGH OPEN BEAM CEILINGS, with beautiful ceiling fans, through all living areas. The home features stone and tile floors throughout. The home offers a state of the art central air conditioning system in all bedrooms. The many large window doors form a wonderfully open, expansive and light environment. Ceiling fans and trade winds lazily cool the common areas. The house has a stunning ocean-view, fully appointed, gourmet kitchen for when you choose to cook and great restaurants close by, in Haleiwa, when you choose not to. It is situated just down the beach from the location where the 'Lost' survivors landed on the beach, in one of the most undeveloped areas of Hawaii.
The location offers unsurpassed sunset and ocean views.
Fall asleep to the sounds of the sea. The house offers premium bedding with top of the line mattresses. Wake to the breathtaking view from the OCEAN VIEW MASTER BEDROOM. Shower in the hot outdoor shower. The home has a beautifully landscaped yard. Surrounded by lush and manicured tropical gardens and a seawall that adds a very private feel to the grounds. Relax, soak up the sun in the yard, or choose from the many activities very close by. The area is great for swimming, kayaking, surfing and snorkeling, as conditions permit. Horseback riding is available at the nearby Polo Grounds. There is epic hiking in the mountains behind the house. Skydiving, glider rides, fishing and mountain biking are within minutes away. Whale watch from the living room during the winter months and swim nearby with sea turtles year round. Buy local fruit from the farmer’s market in old Waialua town on Saturday mornings or the at the Haleiwa farmer’s market on Sunday. Just down the road are amazing deserted beaches and Kaena Point State Park.
This is truly a special area of the islands, remote yet only a short ride into the world famous surf town of Haleiwa and just a 45-minute drive to the excitement of Honolulu and Waikiki, in case you are in need of night life or a little 'retail therapy'.
Enjoy the awesome sunrises and sunsets, the ocean sounds, the trade winds and the incredible star-filled night skies at this charming, comfortable, secure and private oceanfront Hawaiian home. This is truly, a slice of Paradise.
This house will comfortably accommodate a large family or group. It is also PERFECT for couples traveling together or as a romantic extra spacious getaway for 2!!
We had the best family vacation ever, in this wonderfull house.Watched the resident sea turtles every morning.Then the sky divers would start dropping out of the sky.Loved the private beach and all of the wonderfull activities,Kayaks,snorkeling gear,boggie boards,surf boards.The house was every thing that we had hoped for++..The owner was great to work with and we would highly recomend this great house.We had 20 days of heaven here and are planing on returning!!!!
If you really want to experience living in Hawaii, this is the house for you! Away from the crowds, you will enjoy the tranquilly of the island with your own private beach. My favorite part was listening to the waves every night and drinking my coffee outside enjoying the view. The house was roomy and very well stocked. Grocery stores not too far away. If I'm ever lucky enough to come back, I will definitely stay here again!
We enjoyed our stay at this Ocean Front Home. The owners have made sure that everything you need is there for you.
Kitchen is large and well equipped with all cooking utensils that you would need to self cater. Some staples are also left in the cupboards (although I suspect this may be what previous tennants have left behind, rather than stocked by owners- salt pepper, cling wrap etc) Dishwasher with dishwashing powder also included.
Other welcome inclusions were a huge bag of snorkels and goggles, body boards, floaty rings and lilos - very useful for snorkelling/swimming at beaches and bays nearby. There were plenty of bath towels and beach towels for all and a washer and dryer with laundry detergent and soaker for the duration of our stay. There was also a boules game kit that the kids made frequent use of.
While at the house, we frequently sat out the front on the Seawall and watched the sea turtles Pop their heads up out of the water as they swam by. Kids blew up the lilos and walked down the rocks out front and swam/floated with them.
There were some downsides- the house is quite dark , but no doubt this helps to keep it cool.
The location, though beautiful and peaceful, is quite isolated. It's a good 15 minute drive to Haliewa for supplies or eating out. The house is ocean front but there is no beach access. The advertised beach access that was once a 5 minute walk down the road has since been blocked off. To access a beach at all, it is at least a 15 minute walk, but best beaches are at and beyond Haliewa.
Overall, we enjoyed our stay. We would have liked to have been a little closer to Haliewa, but this house still represented good value for money. We were 2 families with teenaged children - a total of 7 people, and there was plenty of space for all.
The first thing we noticed walking through the door was the beautiful view from the family room and the Master. The house perfectly accommodated everyone. It was nice to wake up in the morning and have a cup coffee outside while listening to the waves hit the rocks.
There is no direct beach access from the house and the warnings about slippery rocks are true. We did not risk trying to get into the water from the back access.
We were able to see both the sunrise and sunsets from the back. Sea turtles swam near the rocks daily, the kids loved that. There is a nice park with beach access just 5 minutes from the house, beautiful and not at all crowded so you can enjoy the beach, sun, water, and local people without the tourist crowd.
We accidentally forgot some stuff at the house and Penny the manager was very kind in mailing us the items.
The house came fully equipped with everything we needed. The AC was only located inside the bedrooms, but as long as you threw open the doors in the family room and let the fresh air in, the temperature and humidity was not an issue.
The entire family had a great time here. Thanks!
Beautiful ocean front home. Easy to locate. Had everything we needed. Loved the ocean sounds and standing at the sea wall looking down on the rocks. The men saw a baby octopus on the rocks. We didn't get to spend a lot of time at the house because we wanted to sightsee. If we get back to Honolulu, will definitely rent again.
Mahalo to Gary and Krista for sharing your beach house with us..
We love the location and the house, the bathrooms could use an update to keep up with the rest of the house - they are fine, just not great. Water heater making some noises a little distracting during the day.
Back doors open to the ocean though, and all is good with the world.
Kite Surfing, Surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, fishing, diving.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$350|
|one time cleaning fee||$275|