Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
4 br, 3 ba
7 night minimum stay
King Size Bed , Queen Bed, 2 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed
Hot Tub, Solar Heated Pool
Air conditioned bedrooms, Alarm system, Alfresco dining, Barbecue, Breakfast bar, Cable TV, Dryer, DVD player, Fully equipped kitchen, Parking, Washer, Wi-Fi
Welcome to paradise. Over the years, Oahu’s Lanikai Beach has consistently been voted one of the world’s best, and you’ll find Honu Heaven just steps from its white sands. The property consists of two pristine, white buildings, surrounded by carefully maintained gardens and swaying palms. It’s a perfect example of gorgeous modern Hawaiian design, but also reveals a touch of New England charm.
Start each day with a dip in the pool, where a traditional tiled deck is eschewed in favor of lush island grass. Its selection of chaise longues invite you to spend hours relaxing under the tropical sun. To the side of the main house you’ll find another terrace with a barbecue and dining table, perfect for al fresco feasts. The oceanside deck provides a direct view of Pacific waves pounding the shore. Recline in a deck chair and let your mind wander. As dusk settles, watch the moon rise over the nearby Mokulua islands - or “Moks” as the locals call them.
The open-plan main room is surrounded by picture windows, giving you a sweeping view of islands dotting the horizon. Looking out, all you’ll see is turquoise water, making you feel as though you’re floating in the great stateroom of a luxury yacht. Cool stone tiles line the floor making that unforgettable, “I’m on holiday” pitter-patter as you stroll across in bare feet. The living room features soft white sofas and armchairs with bright, tropical cushions that point towards a large flatscreen. Elegant rattan seats surround the dining table and breakfast bar, where you’ll enjoy memorable meals prepared in a fully-equipped kitchen.
Up to ten guests can stay in Honu’s four bedrooms. Each room overflows with island charm, including antique wooden furniture, unique bed frames and soft linens. Two bedrooms are found in the main home and share a well-appointed bathroom. You’ll find two more bedrooms and bathrooms in the large guests house, including a spacious room that holds two Queen size beds and its own living room and flatscreen TV.
Lanikai Beach, just steps away, is the perfect launch point for kayak trips to the nearby islands. Kailua Town is two miles away, and attracts locals and tourists alike from all over the island to its upscale shops and fine restaurants. Ko’olau Golf Club is a fifteen minute drive and offers one of the most stunning golf settings you’ll ever experience. A day trip to Honolulu and its legendary Waikiki Beach is well worth the 17 mile journey.
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
While Kailua is not as lively as Waikiki, it still maintains a vibrant rhythm unto itself. The town consists of a few blocks of trendy boutiques, popular restaurants and local hangouts, like the Thursday evening's Farmer's Market.
For a formal dinner, we recommend Formaggio Grill, a fine restaurant that boasts over 50 wines by the glass.
At nearby Kailua Beach, many activities abound including kayak rentals and kite board lessons.
For a postcard worthy shot of Kailua, grab a water bottle and take the one hour Lanikai Pillbox hike!
BEDROOM & BATHROOM
- Bedroom 1 - Master: King size bed, Shared bathroom, Air conditioning
- Bedroom 2: 2 Twin beds, Shared bathroom, Air conditioning
- Bedroom 3: 2 Queen size beds, Shared bathroom, Air conditioning
- Bedroom 4: Queen size bed, Shared bathroom, Air conditioning
FEATURES & AMENITIES
- Fully-equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
- Dining area with seating for 6
- Cable television
- DVD player
- Air conditioned bedrooms
- Alarm system
- Solar heated pool
- Alfresco dining
- Ocean facing deck
STAFF & SERVICES
Extra Cost (advance notice may be required):
- Villa pre-stocking
- Activities and excursions
Points of Interest:
- 1.1 mile to supermarket
- 2.1 miles to Kailua Town: Restaurants, shopping, nightlife
- 2.6 miles to Kailua Bay
- 7.5 miles to Koolau Golf Course
- 13.1 miles to downtown Honolulu
- Beachfront to Lanikai Beach
- 15.7 miles to Waikiki Beach
- 21 miles to Honolulu International Airport (HNL)
- Maximum 10 guests
- Non-smoking villa
- No social events permitted
- Pets are not allowed