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Steps to the Beach Guesthouse

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

The address is 34 Puukani Pl. Kailua, HI.

A private setting in a detached home on a wonderful street!

To answer the most common question, yes, we are 'steps' away: 80 medium sized steps for me! The beach is down a sandy path and is a one of the world's best. We are located near the beach park in Kailua.

The unit is a freestanding, not connected to the main home. It has its own entrance from the street. It is not a room in a home and we do not serve breakfast (sorry) but you get privacy!

The main part of the house is an 'L' shaped room with the kitchen at one end and a queen-size bed at the other. The middle of the ‘L’ has a sofa and chair. The separate bedroom has two twin beds. The kitchen and bath were remodeled in the fall of 2014 and look great! There kitchen is equipped with anything you need for cooking. There is a phone and TV with VCR/DVD and a wireless internet connection. The inside is very nice. There is parking for one car on the street. There are more pictures at our stepstobeachdotcom site.

There are two vendors within walking distance for windsurfing equipment. One is Naish Hawaii: Please ask us for their phone number. They have equipment on the beach. Kailua Sailboards and Kayaks rents kayaks and bikes as well: Please ask us for their phone number. There are plenty of good restaurants in Kailua we can tell you about when you are here.

No Smoking in the guesthouse or on the premises please.

More Details

Mark Baker
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 9, 2018


Kuulei Tract House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Single Bath with combination standard six foot tub and shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Parking is easy on the street in front of the house, No Smoking in the guesthouse or on the premises please! TAT: W01513824-01


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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Steps to the Beach Guesthouse
average rating of 4.631579 based on 19 reviews
Boulder, CO, USA

Great location, friendly host, larger than it looks

  • 4 of 5

This little house really is just a few steps to the beach, and it is also walking distance to coffee, shave ice and sandwiches, so the location can't be beat. The owner is friendly and the house is spacious and bright inside with an updated kitchen. The room with the two twin beds is a private room with a door and is a huge room though there is no closet. The queen bed is in an area that currently cannot be cordoned off from the living room/kitchen area so a moveable divider or curtains to pull across or something like that would be nice if the house is being shared by two couples but it was fine for us as we were just there with our son. Use of boogie boards, fins, and sand toys was appreciated. Plenty of nice towels (beach and bath). Four stars instead of five because the interior is a bit Motel 8: queen bed sags, beds need new pillows, kitchen table chairs dig into your back and are uncomfortable, knives are super dull and pots and pans are shedding Teflon badly enough we were afraid to use a couple of them, etc. Overall though, still very good value and we would recommend it and some of these items would be easy for the owner to update.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the comments and suggestions. We had already replaced the Teflon stuff and will focus on the others. Aloha, Mark 12/16: We have taken care of many of the other recommendations, new knives, coffee pot. for future renters, if there is something that you feel like the guesthouse needs let us know, we usually take care of the request while you are here. We prefer not to put up a privacy screen, we like the open look. There is a separate bedroom should guests choose to use that instead. Aloha and happy holidays to all!
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We had a great time. Great place, great hosts.

  • 4 of 5

We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pefect Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

This unit is the perfect spot to stay in Kailua. We traveled as a couple having been to Kailua mutiple previous times. This unit perfectly fit the bill for what we are looking for: It is on the beach side of Kalaheo (~15 steps from property gate to beach path gate), it is within a block of the market for morning coffee and an easy drive into town. It also had the best kitchen of any unit we've ever rented in Kailua including a full size refrigerator, full oven/stove, garbage disposal and dishwasher. Inside there is a separate sitting area from the bed and a nice size hd tv is provided. Outside there is a nice sitting area to the back of the unit and the privacy is good with the owners house & the neighbors. Beach chairs and beach towels are provided by the owners.

The only downside is the lack of A/C. While we were there the tradewinds were calm a couple days and the house got a little stuffy. Plenty of fans are provided though.

To top it off, the owners were both very nice and a pleasure to meet and speak briefly with.

A true gem. If it's available next time we come we wouldn't hesitate to book this again.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the very nice compliments! We do hope you can return. Mark
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Great location & accomodations

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in December to get away from the Pacific Northwest. The location is wonderful, quiet street. The owners were very responsive and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfull place

  • 5 of 5

We enjoy our stay in this house. It was very clean and quiet. It was realy very close to the beach and restaurants. We love it and we hope that we can come back an other time.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week here. Great for our family of 4. Beautiful beach, small coffee shop/store nearby for breakfast. House was very clean and bigger than it looks in the photos. If we came back to Hawaii we would definitely check if it was free. Hope to see you in Italy with your bike!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.96%

I don't like cleaning fees so for five or more nights there is none!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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