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Affordable Paradise - Discover Hawaii's Secret Beaches! Adventure Awaits...


Property Details

Updated: Oct 14, 2016
Beautiful 2 Bed 1 Bath condo, Gated resort property, free wifi& parking-Sleeps 6

Makaha Bamboo Plantation is affordable luxury at its finest. This fully furnished 2 bedroom 1 bathroom condo features bamboo floors and designer features throughout. Located in a gated community nestled in the Makaha Valley, surrounded by 27 acres of lush, tropical landscaping. This spacious 900ft2 condo sleeps 6, so there is room for the whole family to stay. Less than 1 mile from world-famous Makaha Beach, and close proximity to the most beautiful and least crowded beaches on Oahu, including the Ko'olina Lagoons, home of the brand new Disney 'Aulani' Resort!

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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10 Reviews

based on 10 traveler reviews



  • 5 of 5

The condo was great. Easy to find, first floor access, easy parking, nice gate attendants, beautiful views, away from tourists, local food choices nearby, fantastic beaches, lots to explore. Loved every minute of our stay!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was such an amazing trip my family and I had. I'm from Hawaii, so I had the pleasure of showing my family where I came from. I have to admit, I've never been on the west side of Oahu before. This was a first experience for all of us. It took us awhile for us to reach the condo. We ran into rush hour traffic. Once we arrived, it was smooth sailing from there. We all loved the condo. So nice and we felt secure there. Driving into the city didn't bother us at all, being from Cali, we are always driving long distances. Thank you for letting us stay in your wonderful place, Robin.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Loved this property. Very simple and comfortable. Great location as it is close to Makaha beach which I feel is one of the best beaches on the island. You do need a car to stay here though. We saw the north shore the east side of the Island and Pearl Harbour and Waikiki About 1 hr to Waikiki, 50 mins to Pearl Harbor, 1.25 hrs to north shore and about 1 hr to east side. But driving isn't bad at all - main roads all around the island. This condo has great beach stuff including mats to lay on, chairs, kids toys and snorkel gear (you have to snorkel at Shark Cove on the North Shore). A basically equipped condo but clean and comfortable in a gated community. There is a community pool and bbq area (coal bbq fyi) and laundry facility close to the condo. Make sure you take surf lessons with Danny (info on the fridge). Loved it, thanks Robin.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are right, Makaha and the surrounding beaches on the coast are the best beaches on the island! Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Makaha Bamboo Plantation.
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Poulsbo, Washington

A Perfect 25th Anniversary Celebration!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent our 25th Wedding Anniversary at the beautiful Makaha Bamboo Plantation. The condo was so clean and well appointed we didn't need to purchase anything extra to make our stay comfortable. When we checked in there was a bag of Kona Coffee and a preloaded laundry card which was our saving grace in doing laundry during our stay. Robin even provided a box full of snorkel gear, beach chairs, and beach umbrella which we used several times. The grounds are so well taken care off and we enjoyed watching the peacocks strut their stuff. The pool area was comfortable with plenty of lounge chairs and clean restrooms and changing areas. When we left and returned to the property everyday we were welcomed back by the most friendly security guards ever!

Makaha is about 1 hour from Waikiki which my husband and I love but for some it may be a trek, don't let that detour you from staying in this little town, the people are so friendly and helpful and the local beach is pristine and the perfect place to watch the sun set. At the end of the road where the condo is there is a little market called the Ohana Family Market, great for last minute items and about 20 min to the South in Waianea was a bigger market called Sak and Save, there is also a Longs drugstore.

Our day trips included: Honolulu to the Bishop Museum, Legend Seafood for great Dim Sum and a walk through Chinatown. We also enjoyed Maitai Catamaran ride that left from Waikiki Beach, and our anniversary dinner at Orchids at the Halekulani...Fantastic!. Visit the Ko'Olina lagoons if you want a beach with all the facilities and very low surf. Hit the North Shore for the best garlic butter shrimp in Hawaii..Romy's, and then stop at Ted's Bakery for Macadamia Nut Cream Pie. If you want to get sea sick and swim with the sharks book a tour with North Shore Shark Adventures in Haleiwa. Great experience but we weren't prepared for the choppy waters...ugh!

Thank you so much to Robin for being a great host, he even stopped by to meet us and leave an anniversary card and bottle of sparkling cider.

We plan on returning next year...without my 74 year old mother and her boyfriend :)

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Excellent Value and Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Hello, I thought it was important to provide a review. We stayed for 9 days and we loved the condo. The directions and instructions for the use of the condo were clear and easy to follow. The place was clean and plenty of room for 4 adults and it was well stocked with supplies. Thank-you for making our stay pleasant.

The area is lovely and the Makaha beach is beautiful. Many visits to the beach while we were there. It is a bit to drive to Waikiki but the price and quiet is worth it. There was some construction going on behind the condos of new houses but we are early risers so it was fine. Again thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Penticton, BC

Amazing on a budget!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in Hawaii. This was our 6th trip to Hawaii and the second time we have stayed on the Makaha side of Oahu. We enjoyed the condo and the property amenities. The little extras provided by the owners were really great. The fresh mangoes for breakfast and the pre loaded laundry card were perfect. The ocean view, especially in the morning was breathtaking. The local beaches are beautiful although we did not swim at them. There are little beaches in a local neighborhood (read the guest book) where you can find turtles sunning themselves right on the beach.

The condo itself was well equipped kitchen and sufficient furniture with room to move around too.

Thank you so much for sharing your home with us. We will be back for sure if we plan another trip to the area.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Golf : Makaha Valley East at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Makaha Beach at 1 Miles Car: recommended

Beaches, beaches, beaches: too many to list-the best on the island!

Whale/dolphin watching tours leave daily from Waianae Boat Harbor - less than 3 miles from the condo!

Golf: 18 hole courses just 1 mile from your doorstep!

Hiking: just out the door

Hawaiian cultural sites: learn and explore amazing cultural artifacts!


Rental rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 14.0%

Cleaning fee: $100 (1-2 guests) ; $125 (3+ guests)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Property Type

  • condo


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic


  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Golf Course Front
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort


  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 920 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Living Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon


  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Property Amenities: * 1 dedicated parking stall * Gated property * 24 hour security * 2 salt-water pools (chlorine-free) * 2 kiddie pools * 2 hot tubs * tennis court * basketball court * multiple barbecue areas * on-site laundry facilities Condo Amenities: * wireless high-speed internet * premuim cable TV * DVD player * Bamboo floors * custom led lighting * large selection of guide/hiking books to help you explore!

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