5 Best Tiny Houses For Rent In O‘ahu, Hawaii

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Have you spent a long time planning a trip to the beach to relax and cut through the waves while surfing? The island of O'ahu is one of the largest islands in Hawaii and will be the ideal location for both options. As it’s Hawaii’s most populous island, it has a lively nightlife and a fun environment for friends and family. Visit Hanauma Bay’s exotic fishes or Waimea Valley’s waterfalls to enjoy local nature. For those looking for an exclusive beach vacation, head to Lanikai Beach, which has soft sand, the popular Waikiki Beach, or Waimanalo Beach about a 30-minute drive from Waikiki. These are lovely places to visit for people of all ages and interests. If you’re planning a visit, make sure that you have a comfortable place to stay before you travel. Keep scrolling to find the best tiny houses for rent in O'ahu, Hawaii.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on November 28, 2023.

1. Tiny surf cottage with fruit trees around, Haleiwa

If you’re looking for a small rental shaded by the leaves of surrounding fruit trees, this is the house for you. This cottage is situated above Waimea Bay and found in a surf community with knowledge about local life, including where to get the best surfing lessons.

The house itself has a queen-size bed, allowing you to relax completely after a long active day. In addition, you can whip up basic snacks in the compact kitchenette area. Then, sit at the table in the house’s shared backyard on calm days and breathe in the fresh air.

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Haleiwa, Hawaii, United States
10.57 km (6.6 mi) from CLIMB Works Keana Farms Zipline Tour
157 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's rearranged just slightly different than the photos but still adorable and cozy
no frills but we had all of the basics necessary for a very comfortable stay
it can get warm but the fans kept us comfortable day and night
we loved our cozy stay at the surf cottage
linens and towels could stand to be replaced and the whole place could use a good clean
this place was exactly what we wanted - clean private and gorgeous
really wanted to like this place but the bugs were too much and the place wasn’t clean
the cottage was clean and has a good location
doug’s place was unique fun and clean
the host was gracious and flexible
john was friendly and accommodating and we had plenty of privacy
but doug his son and the dogs were amazing hosts
doug and his son are more than welcoming and helpful
doug was quick to respond and really kind with us
nice small space fun location tucked away on the north shore quick drive to great snorkeling beaches
great location to explore the north shore
you’re close to beaches delicious food trucks and hiking
great place great location great host
just what i needed beautiful quiet close to everything you might need or want to visit
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2. Rustic and moody loft, Laie (from USD 121)

This loft located about a two-minute walk from the beach is ideal for fans of minimalist interiors. Fruit trees planted around the house will allow you to eat fresh bounty. Furthermore, the trees will allow you to conceal your location from passers-by to remain completely hidden.

There’s a queen bed in the loft that creates a unique atmosphere in the house. While lying here, you can watch movies using the projector. Furthermore, a small kitchen will help you prepare your meals, while a plush sofa will let you relax after a day at the beach. Aside from the house, there’s an outdoor bathroom where you can shower under the starry sky.

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Laie, Hawaii, United States
3.37 km (2.1 mi) from CLIMB Works Keana Farms Zipline Tour
13 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fan helps but we were usually waking up sweating
if you are 5’10 or taller you won’t be comfortable
she has amazing communication and the house was super clean
katlyn was a great host
i definitely recommend katlyn as a host this place was amazing
would recommend this place to anyone trying to relax and get away from city life
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3. Tiny house with a sea view by North Shore, Haleiwa (from USD 208)

Is it crucial for you to have an active beach vacation that includes surfing? Then this location, which is a quick drive from Pūpūkea Beach Park and Waimea Bay, will be ideal for you. Expect many animals to surround you as you settle in the heart of natural beauty. Furthermore, many exotic trees grow near the house, allowing you to reap the benefits of fresh fruits.

This house can accommodate four people for a holiday with family or friends. Sit on the deck to grill or relax on the sun loungers in between outdoor activities. The host has also prepared all the necessary beach equipment for you. So if you don’t have a surfboard or bodyboard, you can borrow one from the house.

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Haleiwa, Hawaii, United States
12.27 km (7.7 mi) from CLIMB Works Keana Farms Zipline Tour
69 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the inside had everything you’d need and the furniture is nice; the bed is really comfy
beautiful kitchen wares and as airy and brightly as it looks
the place was beautiful and super clean and comfortable
the hosts were lovely as well
everything is exactly like the photos host was very helpful and quick to reply
they had a pack n play for our daughter which was super helpful
loved staying at britt's tiny house the location was perfect
great place and great location in the north shore
that aside it’s in a perfect location explore the north shore
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4. Big Blue Whale, Waialua (from USD 199)

This cozy remodeled house is about a three-minute drive from Haleiwa and the local beaches. It’s also in a family-friendly cul-de-sac, so you can be assured of a safe stay.

Additionally, the house for up to three guests has plenty of amenities for a comfortable stay, including a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare your favorite dishes and morning coffee. In addition, one parking space is available for guests near the house’s entrance along with free street parking.

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Waialua, Hawaii, United States
21.09 km (13.2 mi) from CLIMB Works Keana Farms Zipline Tour
81 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
however there were two fans and a huge ceiling fan that helped
the only thing that could benefit this place is air conditioning
the kitchen is also well-stocked so it's easy to buy groceries and dine in
the house was very clean and comfortable
the space was cozy clean and absolutely perfect for my trip
loved this lil house great communication with the renters clean and just an over all great experience
it was super clean and we slept great with the fans on
the space is very clean and is in a great location for exploring the north shore
krystalee and leah were fantastic hosts
hosts were super accommodating and very quick with responses
they were responsive and gave us tips about the area
leah was managing the space when we stayed and she was extremely helpful and accommodating
very comfortable home and very gracious and flexible hosts
the location was ideal close enough to many attractions and perfectly located in a quiet neighborhood
great place to stay and awesome location
the place and location were fine we liked the house and it was a short drive to haleiwa
we had a wonderful time at this cute place
the house is really close to haleiwa and an easy drive to honolulu
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5. Compact and stylish white house, Haleiwa (from USD 201)

This tiny house will captivate you with its bright design and wooden beams. Just a four-minute drive from here will find you on the beach where you can surf, snorkel, or sunbathe in the local sun. You can also find surf equipment in this rental if you don’t have any, but do note that there may be extra charges. In addition, various vegetation and fruit trees will immerse you in O'ahu’s unique atmosphere.

The house’s loft has a king-size bed and single beds. Below, there’s a sitting area where you can watch TV and enjoy the beautiful view from the windows. A small kitchen with the necessary equipment will also allow you to prepare your meals. This property will also give you access to shared amenities, including a firepit and a swing for a romantic time.

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Haleiwa, Hawaii, United States
12.28 km (7.7 mi) from CLIMB Works Keana Farms Zipline Tour
74 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfortable
nice beds full kitchen modern bathroom
great spot if your kitchen plans revolve around making coffee and toast but not much more
beds were super comfortable and the neighborhood was peaceful for the much needed rest
it was clean compact and felt spacious it was definitely an experience
the home was super clean and very well decorated
our host katie was super responsive and quick to address any questions we had
this very cozy tiny house is situated in a neat and calm neighborhood between fruit trees and a lawn
the neighborhood is quiet and safe feeling
great location and great communication highly recommended
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Plan a getaway to O'ahu, Hawai

Eager to get your beach vacation started? For your convenience, plan ahead of time where you will stay during your vacation. Book one of the stellar tiny houses above for lush surroundings and comfy accommodations.

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