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Spacious. 3 blocks to the Beach!

Bedrooms 2
Space 667 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Welcome to a great, comfortable, relaxing Kailua Beach Vacation Rental at a wonderful convenient location, halfway between the beach and Kailua town restaurants and shops! So, it's just a short, leisurely stroll in either direction. Mellow laid back owners prefer like guests. This is a family home. No singles parties or with overnight guests. This is a nonsmoking home and property.

There are 2 small bdrms, a full kitchen, dining set with 4 chairs, also a small outside seating area with lanai set for 4.

We are only 3 easy walking blocks to Kailua Beach, an easy 5 min. walk.

The bathroom is being totally renovated 8/23/17. I will post photos when it is done.

Kailua has 3 miles of the most beautiful white sandy beach in the world, and pictures of the offshore islands. If you're an early riser, stroll down and enjoy the famous Sunrise at the beach.

Great Kailua Beach rental 3 blocks to public tennis courts, Olympic size pool. 1/2 block to The Bus stop, public transportation. 2 blocks to Thurs. morning Farmers' Market near Kailua Middle School. 4 blocks to Thurs. eve Farmer's Market in Longs parking lot.

Bdrm 1: queen bed. Bdrm 2: 2 twin beds

Living room: full-size futon couch/bed. Linens and blankets provided.

All linens, pillows, and blankets provided. Iron and ironing board.

Full bath w/ shower, towels, hair dryer, soap, shampoo and conditioner.

Fully equipped kitchen with full refrigerator and stove. Also w/ microwave oven, coffee maker, rice cooker, toaster, cookware, glassware, & dinnerware.

Swim, relax, stroll & sunbath at beautiful Kailua beach in incredible blue, turquoise colors. Surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing, snorkeling, kayaking equipment is available for rent nearby on the way to the beach.

Aaron's Dive Shop nearby in Kailua Town has snorkeling tours.

Please email me your reservation, that is the best way to reach me as I am on the go a lot.


Keywords: Small 2 bdrm. vacation rental in residential home, sleeps 4, great for 2 adults & 2 children. Walk to beach. Near town, shops

More Details

Ron Gomes
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Ron Gomes

Positive, mellow, fun loving couple enjoying life, the beach, mountains, hikes, sports, the arts, & theater. See me 'golfing' (25 handicap for 9 holes, haha) at Royal Hawaiian Golf course-lush like Jurassic Park. We love to travel too, but everywhere we go, people tell us they want to come to Hawaii for a vacation. :-)

Ron Gomes purchased this house in 1979

Why Ron Gomes chose Kuulei Tract

This is our great family home.

We are a quiet, mellow couple who'd like to share our home with like visitors who would wish to enjoy the best place to be, Kailua. To quote 1 of our guests, 'This is the closest place to heaven without dying'.

What makes this house unique

This is great convenient location, a short 6min. walk, 3 blocks-walking distance to the beach. 2 1/2 blocks to Island Snow shaved ice..or another name for snow cones.

Also, walking distance, 4 blocks to shopping, restaurants, library, Kailua District Park with public tennis, basketball courts and Olympic size pool.

They have pick up volleyball, basketball and badminton.

We're 2 blocks from Kailua Middle School Thursday morning, 9-10am Farmers market and Longs/CVS store parking lot for the Thurs. 5-7pm Farmers Market with great flowers, produce, great local products and many choices of delicious dinners from many food vendors. And, music!

It's a lot of fun.

Park on the 2nd level, then take the elevator to the 3rd level and enjoy the view! (only employee parking on the 3rd level). You'll be happy you did.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kuulei Tract in Kailua

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 667 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) in bedroom 1; Twin or Single Beds (2) & TV in bedroom 2; Sofa/Futon(1), opens to comfortable full size bed & TV in living room
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Parasailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
BBQ grill avail. Small outside seating area with lanai set and umbrella. Full kitchen. Bedroom 1-queen bed, bedroom 2-two(2) twin beds, living room-futon/couch opens to full bed. 2 Tvs, 1 in living room, 1 in bedroom. Some games, movies. Nearby restaurants and many shops. Alii Stained Glass, beautiful art and gifts, 28C Oneawa St., Kayak rental 2 blocks away, near the beach. Kawainui Marsh bird sanctuary bike/walk path. Sunbathe, swim, relax at the beach. Farmers Market, at Kailua Middle School, 2 blocks away, Thur 9-10am, also at Longs/CVS parking lot-great dinners, Thur 5-7pm


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Spacious. 3 blocks to the Beach!
average rating of 4.652174 based on 23 reviews

Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Ron's Hibiscus Suite during our 3-day visit to Oahu. We have done a few other VRBO's in Kailua but can say with confidence that this was our favorite. The accommodations were spacier than we had thought, the place was super clean and you cannot beat the location (so close to Lanikai, where we spent most of our time). We had our two young children and they loved it as well- they had their own room with twin beds and air conditioning so sleep wasn't a problem. Ron is really friendly and helpful and we couldn't ask for more in a VRBO. We will definitely stay here on future visits to the island.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We've very happy you enjoyed your stay. We put in a lot of energy to make our home as inviting and convenient as possible. We're very happy, we were successful. It is a very wonderful convenient location. We enjoyed having you visit. Thank you very much for being Such nice considerate, friendly guests. Much Aloha!
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Portland, Oregon

Like home away from home, great location

  • 5 of 5

This suite was spacious and comfortable. It has everything we needed. It was nice having a full kitchen altho we didn't cook too often. We bbq'd once and sat on the small outside lanai area, altho we also could have sat under the trees.

There were 3 of us, so I had the comfortable queen bed in 1 bedroom, 1 had the full futon couch/bed in the other bedroom and 1 had the other full futon couch/bed in the living room. There were 2 TV's, 1 in the living room and 1 in the 2nd bedroom when we wanted to watch different shows. There were some movies and games/cards.

It was very clean and well maintained--the owner asked for any thing that needed attention so they could do it right away, but everything worked well. The owner works so wasn't home during the day, but we asked for some tips and ideas which they were very helpful and friendly with assisting us. They even gave us some pineapple they bought at the Thursday morning (9-10am) farmer's market, 2 blocks from the house....we went too and bought some local fruit and vegetables.

We walked to the famous beach, only a nice leisurely 5 min. walk and ate some shaved ice, at Island Snow on the way back home. We ate at Buzz's steak house where Pres. Clinton ate--only a block away from the beach. They have a great salad bar w/ bread for only about $10!

We played some tennis at the courts, 3 blocks away and 1 person swam laps in the public olympic pool near the courts.

We bought some souvenirs at Alii Stained Glass by Zippy's fast food restaurant (24 hrs). We loved Assaggio's (Italian)and Formaggio's wine restaurant (pricier)-but we were celebrating, and the food was superb!.

We rented kayak near Island Snow, on the way to the beach and had soo much fun. This was a great place for convenience.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kay and family were wonderful and considerate guests. We're always so happy when someone has a great time and enjoys their vacation in this separate unit in our home near the beach. Mahalo (thanks) and aloha!
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Nice little house in a great location.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, the location was amazing. The house stayed relatively cool despite the heat outside, and had everything we needed for our trip.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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comfortable and good location.

  • 4 of 5

It was nice to be able to get a place on such short notice, especially with that location and at a reasonable price. The units clean and comfortable, only had to use A/C a couple of times. I was able to walk to the beach and Kalapawai Store as well as Kailua town, very convenient. Except for a little traffic noise it was nice and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great price, excellent location

  • 5 of 5

I'll start with the only minor problem and that there are bugs. Keep in mind this is Hawaii and every home has bugs, but they weren't out of control or anything, so they still get 5 stars.

Cozy two bedroom suite with a stand up shower, decent wifi, and a fully furnished kitchen. Bike to ride if you want and little things like beach toys etc for the kids that you can borrow too. The bed linens looked old, but they were clean and they smelled great, just may be a nice upgrade for the ambiance of the place in the future. The window AC units were great for sleeping at night, but for the most part you don't need them on during the day until maybe mid afternoon as long as you have the fans running when you're there.

There aren't many locations like this you can get for this price and the owners are great social people. Ready to help if necessary and one of them is home at most times. We're avid beach goers so this place is the best if that's your style. We weren't intending on spending s lot of time in any place we stayed, but the time we did spend in the suite was comfortable. It's within walking distance of Kailua beach and even Lani Kai, which is a little farther, however those are three long blocks to Kaila beach, but still ten minutes or so. 15-30 minutes to Waikiki depending on traffic if you have any desire to go there and 10-20min to Bellows, Waimanalo, Kaiona, or Makapu'u beaches depending on which one you want to go too. If west side beaches are your thing you also have decent access there in the mornings and coming back in the afternoons, 30-40min, since you're going opposite direction of most commuters. This matters a lot because you can spend a lot of your vacation in traffic if you don't plan well. My family lives in Ewa on the west side and it was 25min going there in the morning or coming back in the evenings.

The property is minutes away from downtown Kailua and all the great restaurants and decent shopping including Whole Foods. If you're military, the MCBH exchange and commissary are ten minutes or less away in Kaneohe, maybe a little longer in traffic. They have seemingly strict house rules, but most homes do in Hawaii. Nothing ridiculous or unreasonable about their rules though like don't be noisy after 8pm and no sand in the unit.

All in all this is a great property and we will definitely bring the whole family back.

  • Review Submitted: 11-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hibiscus Suite

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this property. We were very comfortable and had everything that we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Honolulu International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Formaggios Wine .4 mi, Big City Diner, the Shack
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
Olomana 41-1801😣Kalanianole Hwy.Royal Hawaiian
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
Hwy 61
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fat Boy.Saeng.StarBucks,Teddy's Burgers, Maui Taco
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Kailua Beach
Car: recommended

Relax on the beach, sunbathe. Walk on 3 miles of beautiful, soft, white sand where American presidents vacation. Famous for parasail, windsurf, kitesurf. Small surfing, boogie board waves occasionally on the Kalama part of Kailua Beach. Beach rentals 2 blocks away. kayak, great fun. Watch for sea turtles. Kayak to offshore Mokulua islands (Mokes). Bird sanctuary on Flat Island. Bike, walk or run & see Sea birds at nearby Kawainui Marsh and Hamakua bird sanctuary. In Honolulu: Academy of Arts, Bishop Museum, State Capital, Punchbowl National Cemetery, Pearl Harbor tour, theatres. Enjoy the famous sunrise on Lanikai beach. a 5 min. drive.Snorkel at famous Hanauma Bay fish reserve.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kuulei Tract, Oahu

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
20 Nov 2017 - 15 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £75.05
Cleaning fee £90.06 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.96%

Please note:Your security deposit is refunded automatically by VRBO after 7 days, on satisfactory check out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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