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Perfect Oasis, Steps To The Beach! 100% Solar!

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Studio By The Pool With Full Bath & Kitchenette. Sleeps 2. Powered by the sun!

This quiet 400-square foot cottage sits by the blue-tiled pool and offers the perfect resting spot after a full day of activities or a sleepy day on the beach. It offers a full bath and kitchenette with full-sized refrigerator, microwave, and toaster oven.

The studio is detached from the owner-occupied main house and has a private side entrance and dedicated parking space. Come and go as you please. Guests have full use of the pool, pool deck, and private lanai for outdoor dining. Wireless internet and cable TV/BluRay provided.

Less than two minutes walking to the end of the street will bring you to world famous Kailua Beach, which is reached via a private gate. And a few minutes driving brings you to downtown Kailua, where you can enjoy dining, shopping, and the unique feel of one of the last true beach towns.

All of our electricity and hot water comes from the sun!

GET/TAT# 00054276-01

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Bob

We came to Hawaii in 1998 with the military and decided to stay. We love to travel and are happy to open our Kailua studio to fellow travelers from around the world.

Bob purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Bob chose Oahu

When this property came on the market in 2003, we immediately saw its potential and had to move fast. The cottage was completed in 2007 as the final step in our multi-phase renovation.

What makes this cottage unique

Relax with zero environmental impact. Our property gets 100% of its electricity and hot water from the sun!

Guestbook comments from the owner

From the time we made our reservation to our arrival and our stay, it couldn't have been more smooth and enjoyable. The cottage and property was beautiful and was a piece of paradise making our stay exactly what we were hoping. Standing in the driveway, you could see the beach entrance and the water just at the end of the street. After being out on the beach or out visiting family and Kailua, coming back to the cottage and jumping in the pool was heaven. Bob was so so nice and accommodating - true Aloha spirit. We were visiting Kailua for a family reunion and wedding so I actually had family staying at other properties in Kailua and told them all about this cottage for maybe their future visits to Kailua. I will definitely recommend being a guest of Bob's to my friends and family on the mainland.
Apr 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Kailua in Honolulu County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full bath with tub shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Open air studio with queen bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(49 traveller reviews)

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Perfect Oasis, Steps To The Beach! 100% Solar!
average rating of 4.9387755 based on 50 reviews
portland oregon

Felt like our home--welcoming

  • 5 of 5

This is a good solid place in a great location . Bob & Ronni have done an excellent job making this available to enjoy. A big ditto on every 5star review. J&L

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: J&L- We always enjoy meeting fascinating people, and it's a bonus when they're really nice! So awesome to have you stay with us, and we're happy that we could provide just what you were looking for in a vacation rental. Our best to you and yours. Hope to see you again. -Bob & Roni
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Raleigh, NC

Best deal on the beach

  • 5 of 5

The guest house was perfect and private. And very well appointed. Bob thought of so many details - cooler, beach chairs, towels, boogie boards, extra linens, lots of clothes hangers. The walk to the beach was quick down the lane. Too close to the beach for such a low price. We will try to get this place again if we come back to HI

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kim- So very happy to hear that you enjoyed the place. it was nice having you hear. We are always delighted to hear when our guests find our cottage to be a good value. Yes, we are VERY close to the beach! Hope to see you again when your travels bring you this way. -Bob & Roni
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Perfect location and relaxing house★★★★★

  • 5 of 5

The best location and relaxing house. ★★★★★We had a good time.Thank you for everything. Arigato Bob san.(^-^)

最高なロケーションと雰囲気、ハワイの空気を肌に感じることが出来、最高な時間を過ごすことが出来ました。 特に海までは歩いて3分でプライベート感があり最高です。







  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Takeshi san- It was a pleasure to have you and lovely Chisako with us last week. Thank you for the kind words, and thank you to Google translate for helping me to read what you wrote. I'm happy that our location so close to the beach made it convenient for your morning runs. Yes, it is good to have a car....it makes getting to town so much more convenient. We hope we will see you again! Fondly- Bob
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A perfect, private place! A gracious and thoughtful host! A very short walk to an amazing beach!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have been happier. Bob had everything ready for our arrival. And, having a completely separate bungalow with a private entrance, steps from the lovely saltwater pool, was a great way to spend our first week as husband and wife. He had everything we needed to make ourselves at home - grill, outdoor lounges by the pool, beach chairs, boogie boards, etc.

There really isn't anything we would have wanted, that wasn't already there! Thanks, Bob, for your hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic private oasis!

  • 5 of 5

Mahalo, Bob and Roni! It was so great to come back to home base after our busy days. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Kailua; your place made it that much more special and memorable. We had everything we needed and more. We also used the cooler everyday ensuring we always had cold beverages while out and about! Really loved the warm and inviting pool, that we used daily!! The lanai provided an excellent place to relax and enjoy our meals.

The short walk, literally only steps, to the beach through your exclusive and gorgeous neighborhood was truly the cherry on top!

We will miss turning down the road headed to "our" cottage.

Mahalo again for all of your aloha and hospitality! Malama pono.

A hui hou,

Joby and Travis

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Mahalo, Joby and Travis! I guess it really says something when returning locals say such nice things. Since you guys know the area so well, the fact that you like our cottage and location really says a lot. I'm so happy that we were able to provide what you were looking for and a quiet place to rest. You were certainly some of our "busier" guests! Glad to have you with us and hope to see you again. Fondly- Bob & Roni
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Perfectly named, perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything written about this place is absolutely accurate - but with an added bonus.

The hosts are too modest to mention that they provide the perfect mix of warmsth and friendliness, always availabile for a hello - but yet invisible and non intrusive.

The cottage is spotlessly clean, the kitchen fully stocked with amenities, the pool a terrific oasis, and. we were steps from an uncrowded piece of beach paradise.

The privacy and tranquilly was simply delicious. Thank you thank you.

Simply can't wait to return .... and are busy recommending it now to others.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Kailua Beach
Car: recommended

Relax in the peaceful quiet of the exclusive Beachside neighborhood, while being just minutes from all the windward side of Oahu has to offer. Stroll in the quaint beach town of Kailua and enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Fine restaurants, shops, and all the outdoor activities you can want are just minutes from this property.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Kailua, Hawaii

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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £74.09

Shorter rentals available to fill gaps in the calendar. Please feel free to inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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