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Charming Beach Front Cottage Located on Makaha Surfing Beach. in Makaha

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  • bedrooms 0
  • baths 1
  • sleeps 4
  • pool no
  • hot tub no
  • pets considered ask owner
  • type Cottage
  • rates (USD) $ 145 / night

vacation rental description

The front yard is steps away from one of the world’s most beautiful sandy beaches. There is great snorkeling, swimming, boogie boarding right in front of the cottage, depending on the swell, of coarse. Surfers can paddle out to the break from the front yard. This is also a perfect place to relax and just enjoy the ocean views. Besides other great views there are SPECTACULAR sunsets just about every evening. There are also early morning “full moon sets”, and occasional rainbows out over the ocean. (Makaha is on the dry side of the island). Watch dolphins, sea turtles and spouting whales from the front yard. This is truly a gorgeous one-of-a kind place!

The cottage is clean with off white tile throughout. There are two queen beds; one in the main studio and another in a screened porch sitting/sleeping room. Visitors can hear the ocean lapping on the sand from both rooms. A bathroom with a shower/bath tub connects the rooms from a patio. The street-side patio is very private and screened in. There are tables and chairs on both patios as well as in the main studio. There is also a gas barbeque on the ocean side patio. Both patios are covered.

The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes and pans. There is a large refrigerator with an ice maker, a two burner gas stove, microwave, toaster, toaster oven, blender, coffee grinder and maker.

Located one hours drive from Honolulu/Waikiki/North Shore, Makaha is close enough for day trips, but far enough away to enjoy a more natural, peaceful and casual Hawaii far away from the typical tourist hustle and bustle.

Makaha is known as the jewel of the Leeward Coast. A visitor can enjoy an authentic island style vacation. Makaha is famous for it’s winter surfing and was home to one of the early big wave surfing contests; the Makaha International Surfing Contest that was started the early 50s. Because of the 'winter' north swell the beach sand shifts dramatically from one end of the beach to the other. During the months of September/October to May /June (this varies depending on the direction of the swell) there is a large sand beach in front of the house. During the summer months visitors have to walk down toward the point several lots for the sand beach.

There are also diving caves, turtles, dolphins, whales and spectacular sunsets. There is a golf course minutes away as well as the harbor where a visitor can take dolphin and whale watch excursions, and deep sea fishing charters are also available. Centuries ago Makaha Valley was home to a group of Hawaiians (and their ancestors the menehune) who lived solely from farming and fishing. There is a ceremonial lava rock structure (He'iau) that has been restored by the Bishop Museum and is interesting to visit. Other amenities are the majestic Wai'anae Mountains

It is an uncrowded area and usually always has a lovely breeze coming down the valley.

Keywords: Located on one of the world's most beautiful beaches (Makaha Beach), a visitor is able to relax and enjoy ocean sounds, waves and great ocean views. There are amazing sunsets that can be seen from the front patio and lawn as they are steps away from the pristine sandy beach and clear blue ocean. One of the best buys in Hawaii for ocean front stays

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Last modified on 08-16-2014 at 4:51 PM.

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cottage rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • cottage
  • Location Type
    • ocean view
    • water view
    • oceanfront
    • beach view
    • beachfront
    • waterfront
  • General
    • linens provided
    • covered parking
    • wireless internet
    • garage
  • Kitchen
    • kitchen
    • microwave
    • cooking utensils
    • ice maker
    • refrigerator
  • Bathrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • bathroom 1:
  • Bedrooms
    • studio, sleeps 4, beds for 2-4
    • sleeping porch:
      • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Entertainment
    • vcr
    • satellite / cable
    • cd player
  • Outside
    • deck / patio
    • outdoor grill
    • lanai / gazebo
  • Suitability
    • not suitable for children
    • minimum age limit for renters
  • Notes
    • Surfing, Swimming, boogie boarding, snorkling, tide pools, kayaking, beach walking, shelling, hiking, wild life viewing (sea turtles, dolphins, season whale watching), hiking, 5 minutes from golf, deep sea fishing, shoreline fishing, 20 minutes from a water theme park, resort, theater, fine and casual dinning. Beautiful Waianae Mountin and Makaha Valley views.

activities and attractions in Makaha Oahu

  • Attractions
    • cinemas
    • theme parks
    • health/beauty spa
  • Leisure Activities
    • shopping
    • wildlife viewing
    • shelling
    • sight seeing
    • boating
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • surfing
    • snorkeling/diving
    • hiking
    • tennis
    • golf
    • sailing
    • fishing
    • jet skiing
    • swimming
    • kayaking

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vacation rental rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:

Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
My Standard Rate
4 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $49
The rate is $145. for one or two guests per night. Additional guests and/or children please contract owner for rate
Tax Rate 14.0%

Cancellation Policy

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traveler reviews for this makaha cottage rental

Location, Location, Location...

Review submitted: July 8, 2014   Date of arrival: May 16, 2014

The best part about this place is the location. You are steps away from the beach and when I mean steps it is literally a stones throw distance from the back slider to the beach. And it is not a scrubby beach it is pristine gem of a beach which you can enjoy without having to make an outing out of it and most of the time you can count the number of other people on one hand. You could get back from a day out and just wander out to enjoy for a few minutes. If you are adventurous you can paddle out to the middle of the cove which contains coral reef and many colorful fish (look out for where the tourist boats drop their people on tours) that is how close and awesome this beach is, the sunsets are breathtaking. Additionally, you can hear the waves break and crash in sets all night long.

You do not get all this at the reasonable price offered without a few tradeoffs; that being said you are on the dry side of the island directly off the perimeter highway. The cottage is very open air and has several resident geckos (they eat the bugs). It is mostly local on the leeward side of the island, which means you have a drive ahead of you if you wish to visit many other tourist destinations on the island. Traffic can be little heavy at times and the locals have a interesting driving style which takes some getting used to. None of these elements were detractors from our enjoyment of the place.

We had one of the best vacations we have ever had here. When we were at the Makaha Cottage it was so relaxing and restorative.

Is this place for everyone, in a word NO. If you are looking for a resort feel or B&B type of place, look elsewhere. If you are self sufficient and want a really awesome home base in an wonderful location, with as much or as little support from your hosts as you want/need and can accept a few "quirks" which come along for the ride, this is the place for you.

Recommended for: adventure seekers, age 55+, families with young children, families with teenagers, romantic getaway

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Fabulous Makaha Beach !

Review submitted: April 7, 2014   Date of arrival: February 19, 2014

The cottage was rustic, funky, and charming, and the beach was incredibly beautiful. We went to Waikiki, Ko Olina, Pearl, and other sights, but every day began and ended with the beach. The sunsets were mesmerizing. After leaving the cottage, we visited four other islands, and Makaha had the best beach of them all.

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Amazing Beach

Review submitted: January 3, 2014   Date of arrival: December 23, 2013

This place is a gem. The beach house is not fancy, but it is a true Hawaiian beach house. I sat on the beach for days and usually had it all to myself or sharing it with only a few people. My husband could surf right off the beach. We had a great time; Gloria and Sean, the hosts, were fabulous; great people!. We met some wonderful people in this little town and enjoyed ever minute. Thank you!! Jane and Mac

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Makaha vacation rental

This vacation rental has been listed since 10/23/2011.