United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Recommendation: North Shore Oahu 4 bedroom house

Jump to last reply

Just got back from 10 lovely days on Oahu and would like to post a bit about the house we stayed in for anyone who might be interested.
http://www.vrbo.com/259031
We paid $350 a night low season, I think it goes up to $450 during high season. There were seven of us and I believe they allow up to 10 people.
It's situated on a hill about a mile from the beach and has a gorgeous view of the surrounding land and ocean. It's quiet except for the occasional cow moo and once in a while a peacock wanders around and might call out. Big grassy lawn and nice landscaping. We helped ourselves multiple times to the meyer lemon tree and we were told the other lemon tree is a madagascar but we never got around to that one. There is a macadamia tree out by the pool and I collected the few nuts that fell everyday. Such a nice treat to try fresh nuts instead of the typical dry packaged ones we've always eaten. They also have rosemary and basil which came in handy.
The house has four bedrooms, 3 baths, a nice kitchen and spacious living areas. Ceiling fans in all the rooms.
A nice pool and several lounge chairs. Removable child-proof fence.
There is a gas bbq that didn't work so great; I forgot to let the owners know about that and I think I will send them an email to let them know but they also have a charcoal bbq. There's a tennis court if anyone has that kind of energy or interest.
There is a beach directly across the street from the main gate and others up and down the road.
The closest town is Haleiwa which is a surfers paradise with the famous Sunset Beach and Pipeline. Several restaurants, a couple of markets and farmers markets, good coffee at the Coffee Gallery, and plenty of shopping. Costco is midway (20 minutes) from the Honolulu airport (an approximate 45 minute drive).
The road gets a bit rough near the house and needs to be graded. We had an SUV and were glad that we did, though a regular car could certainly navigate the road as well.
We met the owners and they are very nice and have lots of information and recommendations for the area.

7 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 4 week family trip ideas
  2. 2 Accommodations in Floriday keys
  3. 3 Washington DC in Spring?
  4. 4 Quick advice needed for 1st visit to HNL & Kauai
  5. 5 What do you do when your VRBO rental is a nightmare in Lake Geneva?
  6. 6 Broadway this week
  7. 7 Relocation: Where Do We Fit In
  8. 8 DC in Dec-Restaurant ideas near Hilton Mark Alexandria
  9. 9 Booked our NYC hotel (thanks!), would like restaurant recommendations!
  10. 10 Drinking a beer in all 50 states for cancer reseach. Need bar suggestions!
  11. 11 New York, New York...
  12. 12 East Coast to West Coast travel route
  13. 13 Shuttle Service from Newark
  14. 14 trains in Europe
  15. 15 Grand Teton & Yellowstone & ???
  16. 16 Road trips - CHI-ATL and MEM-NOLA - April/May 2014
  17. 17 USA trip
  18. 18 Need condo suggestions in Destin
  19. 19 Road to Hana and continuing on backside of Island
  20. 20 Trip Report Kanab and Page with Kids Trip Report
  21. 21 Cedar Point / Put In Bay
  22. 22 NYC becoming a battleground for Air BnB apartment rentals
  23. 23 5 Day East Coast Road Trip
  24. 24 Need good hotel for couple with teen daughter for 2 nights: shopping, plays, not over $600. Which???
  25. 25 Packer game hotel on the bus line.
View next 25 » Back to the top