Escape to the "Original Hawaiian Island" of Oahu with its cosmopolitan gateway capital of Honolulu, where historic landmarks and fine dining merge with its iconic crescent shaped Waikiki beach and its glitzy surf-chic shores. Whether visitors are seeking an idyllic surf and sand holiday or wish to be immersed in history with sites relating to World War II - Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial - this island will not disappoint. Waikiki offers extraordinary shopping and an eclectic food scene, whether you delve into its trendy Chinatown or head out into its residential neighborhoods where you can eat like a local, or its fantastic farmers markets. For art and culture, visit the Bishops Museum with its renowned collection; see the Duke Kahanamoku Statue (the father of modern surfing); stroll the Iolani Palace and gardens; and experience the Shangri La Estate - an extraordinary hidden zen-paradise filled with art and historic culture with a must-see location serving up divine views! The best way to discover this island is by rental car, especially if you want to really see its most famous sights and attractions - spend perfectly filled days exploring the South Shore of Oahu filled with foodie and art stops, along with beautiful vistas and tucked away coves to enjoy swimming and snorkeling. Venture out to explore the breathtaking coastline along the world-famous North Shore, with its Pipeline big waves that are sought out by expert surfers; enjoy lunch in the charming surfing town with some original fish tacos or cool-off with an authentic snow cone made from fresh tropical fruit juices. When you’re ready to hit the beach, there are multiple to sand-scapes to claim and sunbathe upon; or tap into your adventurous spirit and explore the island, visiting Sacred Falls State Park that offers stunning views and plenty of amazing hiking trails; spot turtles bobbing in the ocean, and experience spectacular sunsets every day. For ocean lovers, there is snorkeling, scuba, jet skiing, and during big surf season you will be able to watch the best surfers in the word ride the waves at Lani's and carve in and out of the Pipeline. Experience authentic and fusion cuisine where you wish to dine like the locals, taste the creative food-truck scene or dine elegantly in some of the most coveted seafood restaurants along this coast. Even if flip-flop sandals are required in some places, visitors can still enjoy the casual relaxation provided by the island's reputation of being a surfers' haven and mostly a barefoot-chic paradise!
Dwell within the charming Ohana House located on North Shore's most exclusive area of Papailoa/Laniakea Beach in a gated neighborhood located within the fun surfing community of Haleiwa. Located on the oceanfront, guests will be surrounded by incredible ocean and mountain views and only a 5-8 min walk or bike ride to the beaches and town. Perfect for gathering and entertaining, with its newly renovated interior, Ohana House is the perfect oasis for a week-long escape. The ambiance inside and out of this beachfront residence oozes "Hawaiiana" with its beach-inspired decor yet fuses together luxury living with a casual elegance. Offering posh furnishings and architectural details that include white-washed ceilings and an open-concept space of interior living, guests will be immersed in chic comfort.
Relax and snuggle-up in the Main Room with its aqua-hued sectional sofa and watch your favorite shows on the flat-screen TV, or simply unwind with a good book and enjoy the views. The fully equipped Kitchen flows out of the living room area and is adorned in bright white tiles, sleek cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The lightly painted sunny walls add a coastal aesthetic which is the perfect backdrop for a soothing ambiance. Gather around the countertop island-bar for quick snacks or enjoy mealtimes seated at the dining table for eight. Lounge in the tropical landscaped private backyard with its dining area and BBQ set-up, and lay back to enjoy the night sky in the modern relaxing hammock-bed.
Slumber in the evenings choosing from three delightful bedrooms that feature hardwood flooring, beach-theme decor, chic white bed linens and natural sunlight. The bedroom configurations sleep up to 8-9 people comfortably, are as follow:
Master Suite - offers a King Bed with private bath
Guest Bedroom # 1 - offers a King Bed (shared bath)
Guest Bedroom # 2 - offers two Twin Beds that can convert to a King Bed (shared bath with guest bedroom #1)
Note: In the Living room, there is a sofa-bed sleeper that can easily accommodate two people; in addition, the owners can provide one extra Twin mattress-cot in addition to one crib if needed.
There is onsite parking, however please note that the laundry room and parking area are shared with two other rental units. However all the units are completely private and secluded with no interaction between them for maximum privacy at this residence.
Private Residence with 2 levels
3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2000 square feet, 186 square meters
King, King, and 2x Twin
8 guests maximum
HNL (Honolulu International Airport on Oahu island)
30-45 minutes by car
Charming prestigious neighborhood and landscaped private yard; walking or close distance to beaches
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
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Activities of Interest
- Historical sites, waterfalls, botanical gardens
- World famous surfing beaches & The Pipeline
Places of Interest
- Haleiwa town - North Shore
- Papailoa/Laniakea Beach (North Shore's most exclusive)
- . Only 8-min walk or 3-min by bike to the beaches.
Nice home base
Ohana House provided a great home base from which to explore much of Oahu. The house was modest but clean and the hosts were generous with information.”