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Dreamy Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Imagine living in a dreamy cottage on a semi-secluded beach .....lulled to sleep by waves breaking on a distant reef .....waking up to golden sunrises over the water. Imagine a carefree lifestyle .....swimming in warm tropical waters, fishing from the shore, snorkeling in crystal clear water, sunbathing, and walking on a white sandy beach everyday. This is what you'll find in the 'dreamy beach cottage'. This lovely, romantic cottage is only 20 feet from a beautiful beach that's safe for swimming and perfect for children. The cottage is a ground floor unit in a 4-plex, two-story building and part of a larger condo complex with 132 beachfront apartments. The cottage sleeps 4 guests comfortably. It has a queen bed and 2 twin bed and is fully furnished with everything guests need for a gre...Imagine living in a dreamy cottage on a semi-secluded beach .....lulled to sleep by waves breaking on a distant reef .....waking up to golden sunrises over the water. Imagine a carefree lifestyle .....swimming in warm tropical waters, fishing from the shore, snorkeling in crystal clear water, sunbathing, and walking on a white sandy beach everyday. This is what you'll find in the 'dreamy beach cottage'. This lovely, romantic cottage is only 20 feet from a beautiful beach that's safe for swimming and perfect for children. The cottage is a ground floor unit in a 4-plex, two-story building and part of a larger condo complex with 132 beachfront apartments. The cottage sleeps 4 guests comfortably. It has a queen bed and 2 twin bed and is fully furnished with everything guests need for a great vacation experience. Parking and wifi are included. All you need to bring are a few clothes, a carefree attitude, your favorite groceries and you'll have a memorable vacation in this well-kept secret spot. Popular films like, '50 First Dates', 'Blue Crush' and 'Hawaii 5-O' were filmed nearby and there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy including: surfing, golfing, horseback riding, kite-boarding, wind-surfing, hang-gliding, hiking, biking, world class beaches, the Polynesian Cultural Center, the BYU Hawaii Campus, and outdoor markets where local farmers and artisans sell their goods. (The owner's Hawaii taxpayer ID is available upon request.)More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Rules and hours of use for the condo amenities are posted at the pool, fitness room, and BBQ areas. No large parties allowed. No alcoholic beverages may be consumed in the public areas. (You may consume alcoholic beverages on your private patio.) This is a non-smoking unit, Smoking is only allowed at 2 locations, one at either end of the property by the roadway.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
About the Owner
Karon H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

We had a great time here... the cottage was perfect for our needs! It was very comfortable and had many "extras" that we didnt expect (snorkels, boogie board, supplies, grills for cooking, etc.). The grounds were amazing, quiet, and exactly what we were looking for....More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Evensontravels
Reviewed 17 July 2019

Our family of 5 was really looking forward to staying here. We were coming to Hawaii to visit our son who is stationed there. We booked our stay and sent in our deposit, with Karon, in this beach cottage in March, 4.5 months in advance...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Abby A
FrequentFlier623134, VR Owner at Dreamy Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2019

Aloha, I'm sorry for any misunderstanding on my part or yours.The listing for this cottage booked states that it can only accommodate 4 people, not 5 people. Since it was not suitable for a family of 5, I provided you with a different cottage that...More

Reviewed 13 July 2019

This is a great condo!!!!! It is literally steps from the beach. It has a wonderful lanai where we had breakfast every morning. It is a first floor condo so if you are on the beach you are just steps from your condo. It was...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank speechtxDelaware
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

This condo was great. It was in the best in between location to everything on Oahu. The drives were also beautiful and the best grocery store for produce and Ted's pies is just north up the road. The beach was just outside the lanai and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Leslie A
FrequentFlier623134, VR Owner at Dreamy Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2019

Thanks for your comments. I love the drive along the ocean too, and the relaxing feeling you get once you get to the cottage. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time here and found the location to be great too. hope to have you back...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Found a great price on a room with an awesome view. Aloha Shrimp truck walking distance, grocery store short drive, near PCC & Kualoa Ranch, good location for north shore activities. Room had lots of necessities provided, washer & dryer, kayaks & paddle boards, boogie...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Robert R
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

You spent your time just the way I like to spend mine at this wonderful beachfront location...on the lanai (patio) relaxing and enjoying the ocean view! Hope to have you back for another relaxing stay.

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view. Loved the location and falling asleep with sound of the waves. Snorkeling was great!More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank tchrjam
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

Mahalo for your review and comments about snorkeling. Many guests don't know about the great snorkeling at this location because it isn't advertised or mentioned in tour books, but that's a good thing because it keeps the crowds away and enhances the experience for our...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Quite, Peaceful a rest greatly needed. Cottage had all we needed. Tv was a mystery as we couldn't get cable to come on , But ended renting movies, which I prefer anyway. Parking was very, very tight especially with a full size pick up. The...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank jayneburbank
Management response:Responded 13 June 2017

Aloha, Thank you for your review. I was glad to hear that you had a "quiet, peaceful, rest and.... you loved the beach, lying in the sun, etc...." I love those qualities too and they're the reasons why I bought my beachfront cottage many years...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our annual staycation. Karons unit was unavailable so she was gracious to find us another cottage to rent for the labor day weekend. Hurricane lester was coming toward us but there is a huge reef protecting the beach we had two days of...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank T592APstephanieh
Management response:Responded 15 September 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Although you were not able to stay in the ground-floor cottage you originally wanted, and we had bad weather for part of your stay, I wias glad to hear that you found lots to do and enjoy...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Just recently got back. The place has everything you need, including beach chairs and snorkeling gears. Doesn't have air-conditioning but if you don't get too hot easily the ceiling fans will be comfortable enough. we cooked, so having the kitchen was nice. I also hired...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank speedracer111
Management response:Responded 20 August 2016

Thanks for reviewing the cottage, and for recommending me to your friends and co-workers. I hope you will come back again too. I agree with you about the Polynesian Cultural Center-- it is worthwhile visit but very tiring if you do the full day excursion...More

Reviewed 3 November 2015

Indeed the property is bit outdated but still bearable. Value for money was OK and easy access to a nice beach makes the place well worth a stay. I got the impression that the owners do not actually read all the messages sent through the...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank kpj757
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Alarm Clock
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Refrigerator
Gym
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Washer
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Located 45 minutes from the airport, downtown Honolulu and the Waikiki beach district. Safe, beachfront, residential neighborhood near the Polynesian Cultural Center, BYU Hawaii campus, and Oahu's famous north shore surfing beaches. This tropical setting will satisfy your longing for a real Hawaiian holiday. Lots of outdoor activities to do including: swimming, snorkeling, fishing, scuba diving, golfing, horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, wind-surfing, kite-boarding, learning how to SUP, and running (or walking) on the beach. Public transportation available, but a car rental is recommended to explore the surrounding countryside. Parking is included and additional guest parking is available on the street in front of the building. Looking for the perfect place to get married--this is it-...
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