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Family Beachfront Estate 3-5 br, 2-4 ba, Sleeps 10-15!

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights


About the property

BEACHFRONT TRANQUILITY! Two homes, 3 to 5 Bedrooms for large or small families!

For quiet, family accommodations only. Large gatherings prohibited. Please see FULL DISCLOSURE below.

My beautiful estate is located on a deserted white sand beach where the sunrise softly wakes you in the morning and the sound of the ocean gently rocks you to sleep at night. Click on the VIDEO ICON for a virtual walk through of my home.

The estate is made up of two separate homes, you may rent the main house alone or both. It offers an exclusive getaway for friends and families. It's a perfect combination of fun and relaxation. Enjoy the sunrise while you wet your toes in the warm waters of Waimanalo Bay. Then have breakfast, read the paper or have an afternoon nap in the resort style lounge chairs on the large covered lanai (patio). The children will enjoy the private fenced yard or swimming in the ocean right outside the front door, across a beautiful lawn. Boogie boards are provided for extra fun in the water.

There are many activities in close proximity including Sea Life Park where you can experience local sea life and swim with the dolphins. You can hike an easy trail up to the Makapu'u Lighthouse where you'll see whales frolicking in the winter months. A 25 minute drive will take you to Pearl Harbor, Downtown, Waikiki and Ala Moana Shopping Center. A 45 minute drive will take you to the North Shore and Haleiwa where the waves will 'Wow!' you and the charm of the country will make you want to come back another day.

The main house, built in the 1940’s, has been renovated into a lovely home with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. You can cook your own meals in a fully furnished kitchen or enjoy one of the many restaurants in the area between Kailua and Hawaii Kai. The guest house has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, with a large covered lanai (patio). It's a perfect addition if you have more than 10 people staying together. A two-car enclosed garage fronts the property.

The countryside of Waimanalo is slow moving and filled with Aloha. So treat your family, or just yourselves, to some time away from your daily hustle of work, work and more work.

DISCLOSURE: My home is located in a quiet residential community and is offered for quiet, family vacation accommodations only. My rental agreement prohibits large gatherings (weddings, luaus, parties, etc.) of any kind beyond the maximum number of people sleeping on the property (10-15). My immediate neighbors and I live here full time, so I appreciate your understanding of this situation.

Locally owned and operated. Registration #91260272-01

More Details

Janet Lee Marlette
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 July, 2018

About Janet Lee Marlette

Aloha! I am a full time mother of two children, marketing director and property manager! It's a lot of work, but very rewarding. My favorite job is managing my beach house and making sure my guests have everything they need in their home away from home.

Janet Lee Marlette purchased this house in 2006

Why Janet Lee Marlette chose Waimanalo Beach

Waimanalo Beach is an unknown treasure. My husband spent a year remodeling this property to create a place for families to gather and experience the true essence of Hawaii on Waimanalo Beach. It is a pleasure to share this piece of Paradise with you and your family.

What makes this house unique

There are so many unique benefits to renting my home. First of all, waking up to that beautiful sunrise every morning! Wow! It never fails to amaze me. Meals at the large family table is so special and a great way to start your day. Whether you're making plans for your afternoon or talking about what you did yesterday, that table has heard some great stories! The two most favorite things at my home are the two large lanai where you can sit, relax, read a book or even take a nap! My property will help you make wonderful memories that will hopefully bring you back to us again in the future!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Waimanalo Beach in Honolulu County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main House Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main House 2nd Bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest House Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Guest House 2nd Bathroom/Shower, 1/2 size tub
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Outdoor Bathroom/Toilet, Sink Only
  • Extra outdoor showers located at each house for bathing or just the ease of washing off sand from a day at the beach.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Guest House House Master Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Guest House 2nd Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 Single Bed , Main House Living Room Daybed (Sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Main House Master Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Main House 3rd Bedroom (Sleeps 4)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Main House 1st Bedroom (Sleeps 2)
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Family Beachfront Estate 3-5 br, 2-4 ba, Sleeps 10-15!
average rating of 4.903226 based on 31 reviews

Relaxing Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

The quietness and beauty of the Waimanalo beach were so refreshing! The short break waves just steps from the house were perfect for boogie-boarding and the views were breathtaking. Our family reunion consisted of 14 people ranging in age from 7 to 74 and the dinning room table in the main house had room for us all to dine together which was very important to us. We rented both houses and had plenty of room for everyone to be comfortable. We enjoyed the outdoor living features such as the two large lanais and the outdoor showers. These features along with the breeze flowing through the open windows truly added to the tropical island-living experience we had hoped for. Janet is a wonderful hostess and was eager to help answer questions and make sure we were comfortable. I highly recommend this location for others seeking a family gathering on Oahu away from the busyness of Honolulu. Definitely visit Honolulu- but stay at the lovely, quiet, beach at Waimanalo.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Saginaw MI

What an Awesome Family Vacation!!!! What a Great place to rent - worth every penny!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Kris and I decided about a year an a half ago to take our family of 15, us, plus three kids, two kids in law and 8 grandkids to Hawaii for our 50th wedding anniversary. Searching on line, found few properties on Oahu that would accommodate us, but boy did we find the best place!!! This property was just awesome for our experience!! The two houses, (rent 1 or both) situated closely together gave us a great opportunity to be together and also to have some alone time. The properties are really nice and also comfortable to be with 8 grandkids ages 2 - 14. The facilities are really nice but we didn't have to worry about kids "messing the place up". The "compound" situation with the attractive fence surrounding the property, with lockable gates to enter and to go to the beach allowed us to be comfortable that a grandkid wouldn't wander off to the beach or the roadway by themselves. Being about 50 yds off the most beautiful beach you could imagine was great. Our kids / grandkids spent many hours on the boogie boards and frolicking in the surf. The 2 car garage and additional parking space accommodated our three vans. The drive to the entry gates made loading and unloading as easy as it could possibly be. The spacious Lanais (one for each house) provided a great place for gatherings, conversations, eating, and the opportunity to enjoy the refreshing breezes coming off the windward side of Oahu. Ceiling fans throughout the houses provided refreshing air movement making the accommodations comfortable at all times. These houses met my wildest imagine of what oceanfront staying in Hawaii would be like. While situated in a neighborhood, the vegetation and the fencing provided a secluded situation that made you feel you were the only residents on the island. The addition of the outside showers and toilet room enabled outdoor and beach living and the ability to "clean the beach sand off" before entering the house. While on Oahu's North East shore, and in a little town, access to the rest of Oahu was very convenient. Janet Marlette, the owner lives next door. I had a worry that because she was so friendly in arranging our visit that she might be intrusive during our visit. She was there, extremely helpful and friendly, but allowed us to enjoy our vacation. I wish she was my neighbor at home here in Michigan. What a delightful lady! These properties totally exceeded my expectations for our adventure to Hawaii. You must rent these properties!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill, you and your beautiful family were delightful to host! I thank you for your kind words and Hope to see you again some day!! Aloha Nui, Janet Marlette
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Beautiful place for a family to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place for a family to stay! The view is spectacular! The beach is right outside your door! There are beach chairs, water and sand toys and a fully equipped kitchen! Janet is a lovely landlord who is more like a friend! We will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colusa, CA

Great Family House!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Waimanalo Beachfront house this past April 2018 with 11 people (7 adults, and 4 young kids). Janet was lovely to work with. She was very responsive to all of my questions both before our trip, during our stay and after departure. Janet welcomed us to the home, and periodically checked in with us to make sure we were enjoying our stay. We were happy that she was close by in case of any questions that came up. The house is right on the beach which provided us with beautiful morning walks and evening sunsets. While we were there, it was a bit stormy, so we actually ended up going for a lot of day trips to Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Ko Olina, Hawaii Kai, Kailua, etc. Waimanalo ended up being not too far, and so the location was fine. The house was great for a large group. With our small children, we also appreciated the large enclosed yard with the secure gate. The house has lots of beach toys and chairs, which was awesome. While we were quite comfortable while we were there, we think the house could use more cups to accommodate the large groups. Besides that, the appliances are a bit dated, but for vacation - everything worked and we were comfortable. We would highly recommend the house for large groups!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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anchorage, alaska

Plenty of space for everyone!

  • 5 of 5

This home was so perfect for our vacation! Each family had their own space and the home is literally on a quiet beach. This was so important as the weather was less than ideal for some of the days. The home is comfortably furnished and has everything you need to make yourself at home. We were a bit concerned about not having a/c but we didn't need it. There was always a nice breeze and the windows are screened in so you can have them open with the overhead fans on.

There are really two houses. One house has a kitchen, living area, master bedroom & bath, with a huge outside lanai which attaches the two other bedrooms with a shared bathroom. The other house has a kitchen, living area, and two bedrooms with their own bathrooms. We used this house for my grandparents and my mom so they could get away from us noisier family members.

There is a nice little town, Kailua, that is about 15 minutes away that has a Target and some small shops and restaurants. The drive into Honolulu is only about 25 minutes and really was a nice drive so it goes fast.

Janet, the owner, is wonderful and friendly. You can't beat that! We will definitely come back here again.

The Spade, Hunziker and Simendich Family!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family friendly beachfront homes!

  • 5 of 5

It was awesome! Location, location, location!

Perfect setting and accommodation for our family of 12. Rooms with washrooms for each family unit. Fenced in yard for the grandkids. Safe beach steps from the door! What more could we have wanted or needed?

Janet was very accommodating and, living right next door, was very available if required. We had boogie boards, beach towels, barbecue, and everything we needed for an 8 night stay. Beds were comfortable.

Both minivans fit in the secure garage - a bonus having indoor parking.

The outside bathroom & shower were great, especially with the grandkids!

The super large covered lanai was a great gathering place for the evening when the grandkids were in bed. A fantastic place to play games or just hang loose & chat it up!

A must to consider for a family vacation when you have a large group. Would definitely like to come back!

Mahalo Janet!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Honolulu International
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Olomana Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Kalanianaole Highway
Nearest Beach
Waimanalo Beach
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £474.64
Refundable Damage Deposit £755.8


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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