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Owner/Kim Brooks

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

North Shore Oceanfront Condominium - Haleiwa Surf Vacations

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Haleiwa Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Enjoy the Hawaiian experience that you have always dreamed of! This beautifully furnished beachfront one bedroom two bath, second floor condominium is located in the only condominium unit in Haleiwa town. Nestled right in between two beautiful state parks; Kaiaka and Ali'i Beach. Directly in front of this unit is a pristine, wide, sandy beach. Enjoy calming ocean views and beautiful sunsets from your private lanai. Located in the front building, our second floor unit offers unbelievable ocean views where you can literally watch sea turtles swim by and whales breaching during whale season. The breezes blow right through our sliders making it amazingly comfortable!

November through May, Humpback Whales are often seen playing right off shore! Sea Turtles abound right in front of this unit where a beautiful reef surrounds a safe swimming area. Watch Monk Seals sunbathe on the sand while they await the arrival of their pups! Right at your footsteps is an amazing snorkeling experience! There are many tropical and beautifully colored fish!

A fully equipped kitchen allows you to prepare your own gourmet meals, or you can leisurely stroll through historic Haleiwa Town with a wide variety of ono ( delicious ) places to dine in or take out. Take a tour with a local shark tour company and come face to face with sharks! Do not forget to try our local favorite shave ice and visit our galleries, boutiques and surf shops along the way. The comfortable private bedroom offers a queen-size bed and a queen-size futon in the living room allows accommodations for two to four guests. Come visit Haleiwa!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Kim Brooks (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

About Owner/Kim Brooks

We are best friends who met teaching elementary school in Southern California. Both single moms, we dreamed of venturing out and buying some investment property on our own. Heddy and I made a few trips to Hawaii with our kids and fell in love with the North Shore. Heddy's boyfriend ended up moving to the North Shore and Heddy soon followed. She called me on the phone one day and said, 'I found the perfect place, and we're buying it!' 2 months later, this beautiful and unique condo was ours!

Owner/Kim Brooks purchased this condo in 2004

Why Owner/Kim Brooks chose North Shore Oahu

We absolutely LOVE this location! I have never been to a more beautiful spot than the North Shore! This location is so quiet and peaceful. The tourists are few and far between. Haleiwa is a quaint little town with great restaurants, shopping, and many water activities! There are dozens of sea turtles to be seen daily. The water is warm, clean, and exhilarating! When my husband and I travel here, we rarely leave Haleiwa Surf, unless we leave in the water on stand-up paddle boards. We sit on the lanai, drink Mai Tai's, and BBQ fresh fish right out on the sand. This is PARADISE!

What makes this condo unique

Haleiwa Joe's is a very short 7 minute walk from our condo. They have great food and great Mai Tai's! Surf'N'Sea is just beyond Haleiwa Joe's where kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, surfboards, and various other water toys can be rented. At sunset, the sea turtles come to rest just 50 yards from our unit. They are stunning!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"I just wanted to thank you for allowing us to stay in your amazing wonderful condo last week. It was one of our best vacations ever. We especially enjoyed seeing so many turtles in and out of the water. What a special place you have there. Also, thank you for supplying the iPod charger. My 13-year old appreciated it very much. Thanks again for a clean, comfortable, beautiful spot to immerse ourselves in Hawaii's magic."



Vacaville, CA
Oct 2009
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)
North Shore Oceanfront Condominium - Haleiwa Surf Vacations
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 55 reviews
North Vancouver, BC Canada
5

Outstanding in every way - you won't go wrong renting this condo from Kim!

  • 5 of 5

Aloha! We recently completed a glorious three-week stay here. We felt at home as soon as we walked in the door. The first thing we noticed (apart from the positive energy and decor) was the fact it looked and smelled so clean. Some places look clean but you find out later they really weren't. There's nothing nicer than moving into a truly clean condo! Everything we needed is in the unit, from cooking utensils to plush towels to feather pillows on the futon and lots of beach chairs in the closet. Furnishings and decor are bright, uplifting and totally in sync with what Hawaii and the North Shore of Oahu are all about. Both the futon in the main room and queen size bed in the bedroom are super-comfy. The lanai has high-end rocking chairs with footstools - we loved relaxing there and enjoying the view after a wonderful day in the sun and surf.

And to top it all off, Kim is a sweetie - warm, responsive and professional. It was clear to us very early in our dealings with her that she had our best interests at heart in helping to ensure our stay was enjoyable.

We have rented many, many vrbo-listed condos and we've enjoyed this one the most. We really didn't want to leave! Can't wait to come back later this year!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Braunfels, TX
5

Best Oceanfront Condo in Oahu

  • 5 of 5

This is our second trip to Oahu(visited in June 2012) and we decided to go back to this condo as we had a wonderful experience the first time. This time was no different. Hale'iwa is the jewel of the North Shore. The beach is just a few feet from the condo and it is secluded. Rarely over 20 people total at the beach. The adjoining beach is Ali'i Beach where you will see the sea turtles come on shore. Every morning after breakfast we put on our snorkel gear and go out into the water to see all kinds of fish around the reef. More than likely you will see a sea turtle or two. Prefer this place even over Shark's Cove(too many people and reefs to contend with). Each evening we stroll down the beach to the harbor, Rainbow Bridge, or into town. A lot more to see and do on the North Shore. Stay away from Honolulu or Waikiki, except to visit Pearl Harbor or get great deals (on clothing and gifts) at the Aloha Stadium flea market (recommend). The condo itself is very well kept, and they provide snorkeling equipment along with boogie boards. The owners are great and very considerate. Thank you Kim for sharing your condo. There is so much to see and do on the North Shore and right here at the condos. BEST PLACE TO STAY ON THE ISLAND!!!! Mahalo.....

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful comments George and Linda! It was wonderful to have your family stay with us again! We hope to host you again in the near future! Mahalo, Kim
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5

Beautiful oceanfront condo!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo and location with views from the lanai just as pictured. I booked the condo for my husband's birthday. He LOVED it. We LOVED it. He loved having breakfast on the lanai watching and listening to the surf. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets, a great place for R&R. The condo was very nicely decorated and equipped. A wonderful place to come back to after wondering around the island and visiting friends on the South side of the island. The residents really followed the quiet rule. We had a wonderful time. Kim was easy to work with and we definitely would come back again. Mahalo Kim for sharing your condo!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review Barbara! I'm so happy you were able to spend your husband's birthday on the North Shore. I am looking forward to your next visit! Mahalo, Kim
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5

Oceanfront, whales, turtles ALL GOOD!

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful 5 week Jan-Feb stay in the condo. Morning coffee on the lanai, watching the whales spout on the horizon and turtles surfacing directly offshore was wonderful. Very clean and comfy with fast internet and good tv channels. Nicely equipped for preparing and serving meals. Good supply of towels, beach chairs, snorkel equipment and toys. Could use a drying rack for towels and swim suits. The microwave stopped working and very quickly Kim had a replacement. Condo complex is safe and well taken care of. Haleiwa towne is about a mile walk. Being without a car was a little tricky. We took the bus from Honolulu and got off in downtown Haleiwa without knowing where to pick up the bus to the condo. So we walked the mile dragging our suitcases down the bumpy and uneven sidewalk, not fun on a hot day. Sleeping in the bedroom was fine at night as most residents followed the 10PM-8AM quiet rule. The curtains didn't totally block out the hallway lights, but they are good for safety reasons. It was difficult to sleep in the morning as the rooster asylum across the street started up before 1st light. The bedroom faces the parking lot so you could hear coughing, talking, walking, traffic and the ocassional car alarm. We had a great time and plan to return.

Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! I am so pleased you had such a great stay! It is amazing what you can see from the lanai. I'm so happy you were able to see the whales spouting, as that is one of our favorite things to watch! As Haleiwa is considered the "country" of Oahu, sometimes those roosters do find their way to our shore! Thank you for letting me know about the curtains as we just purchased those, and they are supposed to block out everything. I will certainly look into that. I hope to see you again in the future!
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Lakeport, CA
5

North Shore Condo that embraces spirit and romance.

  • 5 of 5

Been very busy and a couple months late with this, but my wife and I celebrated our 40th Wedding Anniversary in early August with 10 wonderful days in Haleiwa and Kim's condo was certainly a highlight of our stay. A comfortable and peaceful location to come back to after roaming the island and reconnecting with locations where we spent time back in the mid-'70's when we lived there. The views from the lanai spanning from dawn to dark are truly remarkable, and just lying on the futon bed in the living room at night listening to the soft purr of waves lapping on the beach made for wonderful dreams and thoughts for the next day. We are currently planning on going back in 2015 and will be in contact with Kim shortly to set another 10 day window where we can come share her home again. Haleiwa offers so much we never left the town the last 5 days of our visit...happily and contently spending our time at the condo walking the beach, or just sitting on the lanai absorbing the panoramic beauty lying before us. Plus, the Matsumoto's Shave Ice root beer and vanilla ice cream treat became our daily vitamin...along with so many tasty restaurants with mouth watering menus and a wide diversity of shops and stores to roam.

You will not be disappointment I can assure you. Kim provides a wonderful place to just kick back and take in all that the North Shore offers and she is very accomodating and easy to work with. Made our stay so much more enjoyable to work with someone who truly cares that your time is memorable.

Mahalo Kim!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

2 Weeks in Haleiwa Heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our anniversary and my birthday, enjoying 2 perfect weeks here at Haleiwa Surf condos. This is our third time in these condos and first time in this unit. It did not disappoint. In the past we split up our vaca to one week in Waikiki n one in Haleiwa. This year we got it right w 2 weeks in Haleiwa. If you want the true laid back HI vibe this is it. The unit has everything you need, plus 2 bathrooms and 1 bedroom. The town is walking distance, 10 min or a 2 min drive. Plenty of restaurants, supermarket, drug store kayak n SUP rental. The unit has beach chairs, boogie boards n snorkels to use. Your lanai is facing the ocean, the best feature you could ask for. The bed is comfortable and the unit and property are well cared for. We loved our stay here and would come back in a minute. Mahalo Kim. It was the most wonderful vacation ever.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As far as things to do....there are so many!

Something you must try is stand-up paddle boarding. It is a blast! You can walk down to Surf'N'Sea. Just take a credit card, ID, and the bare necessities you are wearing. (They will hold all of your belongings in the store so you don't need to worry about theft) You can rent stand-up boards there. You can take the boards right out behind the store and practice if you have never done it before. It is easier than it looks. If you are feeling like you have the hang of it, you can paddle up the river right under the Rainbow Bridge. It is beautiful back there and there are so many sea turtles swimming everywhere. We like to paddle all the way back to the condo. The reefs along the way are amazing, and there are LOTS of sea turtles in the open water as well! Then, you can play on the boards all day in front of the condo and practice, and then paddle back to Surf'N'Sea! It really is fun!

Haleiwa Joe's has the best MaiTai's in town! Their Mai Tai's come along with a souvenir cup. Their food is great! Haleiwa Beach House is good also. Cholo's is a great Mexican place in the Breakers center (near the entrance to town). Haleiwa Cafe is a MUST for breakfast! It looks like a hole in the wall (it actually is), but there is always a line and the food is great. We always walk here for breakfast. (Again, at the entrance to town) Matsumoto's is worth the wait for their shave ice. It is definitely the best in town. Make sure you put a scoop of ice cream at the bottom. Lui Bueno's is a new Mexican/Seafood Restaurant in town. I have yet to be disappointed there! Great food, great tacos!

Lani's is a famous beach where sea turtles are always found. It is about a 5 - 7 minute drive from the condo. Just drive along, with the ocean on your left, and it will be the first or second semi-crowded beach on your left. You can tell it is Lani's by the amount of tourists. There are plenty of sea turtles there.

Why drive to Lani's and fight your way through the crowds, when you can see PLENTY of sea turtles, right from your own private lanai? Right before sunset, the sea turtles come on the beach to sleep. From the condos, looking towards the water, go to your right, towards Ali'i Beach. You will find lots of sea turtles sleeping. You can't touch them, but they take great pictures!

Standing on the lanai, looking to the left, you will see kite surfers, way out at Kaena Point. Look very carefully...you may see gliders also. We love to drive out there (that is always an adventure, because we always forget how to get there!) You can exit the condos to the right. When the road dead ends turn right. I think you will come to a roundabout and stay to the right. You are looking for signs to Dillingham Airfield. If you go past the airfield, you will eventually see an open beach/park/picnic ground on your right. It is fun to pull in here and watch the kite surfers. Then, we always go back to Dillingham and drive through the airport. They used to keep the original plane from 'Lost' in the back there. It seems to me we didn't see it last time, but we always drive through and look. Often you can see parachuters coming down too.

Turtle Bay is a great place to visit. They have a wonderful bar right on the ocean, by the pool. They have great bar food until 7:00. The sunset views from here are amazing!

Also, the North Shore Shark Tour is so much fun! You can walk to their boat from the condo. They take you out in a shark cage and you see some type of shark out there (not the kind that eat people). When we went, there had just been a huge storm and a dead cow had been washed out to sea. The people tied the cow to our boat and Tiger Sharks were there within minutes! We saw 4 of them, huge, all pecking and eating this cow. It was amazing. I have never been so scared in my life! Anyway, it is a fun experience.

Waimea Bay is a beautiful place to spend a morning. It gets SUPER crowded by 10:00, so go early to find a parking spot. Don't bring anything valuable because there is a lot of theft there. It's close enough to the condo where you could just bring a towel and water bottle and go home before you need money to eat or whatever. Right behind Waimea is the falls area where you can do some light hiking.

Three Tables and Shark's Cove is also just past Waimea. More great snorkeling!

In all honesty, my favorite thing to do is hang out at the condo because it is so beautiful. The beach here is perfect, and there is great snorkeling too!

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Haleiwa Condo Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$170
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%

Prices subject to change during holidays and North Shore events. $10/day extra charge per day per guests over 2.

Cleaning fee is $125.00.

A security deposit of $300 is due at time of booking. This is fully refundable. The balance of the unit is due 30 days prior to arrival.

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Amenities

Haleiwa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Newly renovated showers
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs and towels provided.

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