10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals On Kailua's Beachside - Updated 2022

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Kailua is a beach town only 30 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu. In the 4 km (2.4 mile) long beach, you can enjoy the sun and the sea or try windsurfing in one of the top destinations in the world. Sometimes, all you need for a vacation is a home by the beach, where you can hear the waves on the shore while you fall asleep. Maybe you could even jump in the sea and enjoy the water without taking a car, or bike. Just walk a few meters and jump in. The following vacation rentals in Kailua will become your home away from home in your search for vitamin sea.

1. Oceanfront property with a hot tub (from 1750 USD)

If luxury is what you are looking for, then Hart of Lanikai will most certainly not let you down. This amazing property offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms where you can enjoy gorgeous views of the famous Mokulua Islands and Lanikai Bay. The contemporary decoration will make you feel like you are in a 5 star hotel, only with more privacy and without the rest of the travelers. The best feature of this house is the beach access to the ocean. Other than that you can also find a hot tub, WiFi, cable TV, a guest computer and an amazing fully equipped kitchen. This property can also contribute to the realization of your dream wedding.

Luxury Ocean Front Lanikai 4/3.5

Price: from 1750 USD

Number of Guests: 10

2. Hawaiian-style home in front of a secluded beach (from USD 712)

This is the perfect home for a family vacation and chill, fun times by the beach. The house is fully equipped with a pantry and all the beach accessories you can possibly imagine. The house is built in front of a secluded private beach but it is also in walking distance from the popular for windsurfing, Kailua Beach. The four bedrooms are furnished in Hawaiian style and the hosts will ensure that you wont get bored or miss any beach toys during your stay in this amazing property.

Spend September and October 42 feet from Beautiful Kailua Beach
49 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
daniel and virginia were wonderful hosts
the owners were welcoming and helpful
owners were very easy to deal with
and they are wonderful owners who take great pride and care of their home
the owners and this place are impressive in every way
the location is great
this is the ideal location if you are looking for a hawaiian house vacation
what a fantastic location and home
this is an an amazing property location with simple access to kailua town honolulu and anywhere on the island
thank you for an amazing stay in an amazing location
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3. Cozy apartment with views of Lanikai Beach (from 195 USD)

Feel at home and relax on the hammocks at the balcony of this cozy apartment very close to the beach. This beautiful Hawaiian style decorated house offers everything you will ever need for the perfect beach vacation. You can enjoy amazing views of Lanikai Beach while you spoil yourself in the Softub Spa. Rumor has it that Patty your host is super friendly and might even cook a traditional meal for you.

You Could be Here - Sweeping Views of Kailua, 1.1 Mi To Beach

Price: from 195 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. Serene and gorgeous beachside retreat (from 375 USD)

This location is perfect for a relaxed and quiet vacation a little bit further away from the center of the noise and party. You can access the beach on foot in only a few minutes. This amazing studio has everything you need for the perfect beach vacation and comes in a size that is just right. However, we have to mentioned that it is extremely popular and usually gets booked fast, so plan your vacation here in advance.

Serene and Gorgeous Beachside Retreat. Peerless Location, Easy Beach Access

Price: from 375 USD

Number of Guests: 3

5. Beautiful hideaway best for families (from 895 USD)

Have you ever dreamed of waking up and falling asleep right by the beach? This amazing family home with traditional Hawaiian decoration is the perfect place for families who want to live right by the beach and enjoy a fun and private vacation together, swimming carelessly in the pool and cooking meals on the outdoor BBQ. It is close to restaurants and just as secluded as you would want it to be, away from the noise and hard partying crowds in a city like Honolulu.

One of a Kind - Fun Family Home on Beach Access, Private

Price: from 895 USD

Number of Guests: 8

6. Peaceful retreat with ocean views (from USD 2350)

If privacy and quiet are what you are seeking, right at the end of Lanikai you will find this amazing cottage with an exclusive secluded beach, accessed only by 5 houses. The cottage, overlooking the crystal clear sea, is right in front of the beach that you will be able to enjoy just by yourself. Your only disturbance will probably be the giant sea turtles that often visit the shore to greet the tourists.

The newly decorated bright interiors overlook the ocean and you can choose between 3 double bedrooms, where you will listen to the waves from. If you get bored of all the peace and quiet, you can visit Kailua where there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants.

The Perfect Lanikai Retreat With Direct Access To Secluded White Sand Beach!
71 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds are so comfortable linens plentiful kitchen beautifully stocked with everything you can think of (waffle iron? amazing)
the wildlife:keep the kitchen clean to deter the ants
the owner is easy to communicate with and helpful
the property owner and manager gina couldn’t have been more accommodating and helpful
gina is the most gracious and hospitable owner
gina was so helpful and a pleasure to deal with
yet it’s an easy walk to lanikai beach
the perfect house and location for our family of 6
yes the house is that close to the gentle waves
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7. Charming cottage with a pool and hot tub

Nicky, the cat and the owners of the Blue Ginger Cottage will welcome you to this wonderful property that you can rent for two nights or more. You can chill in the hammocks in the serene garden, choose where to relax between the hot tub or the pool, or walk to the beach. Every Sunday, the host family organizes Bubbly Sunday with potluck, some prosecco, and sometimes the hot tub. Together with the house comes fresh flowers, breakfast items and a full fridge.

Blue Ginger Cottage / Mele Hale
52 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place might be cozy for 5 people but the outdoor space was enjoyable
the cottage was well presented with comfortable beds and a beautiful outdoor area and garden
it is a beautiful property with wonderful yard space and access to the hot tub and swimming pool
the backyard is so welcoming with a pool and jacuzzi
thank you perfect location and yard and pool were such a great fit for the children
the unit was clean and very comfortable
our hosts were fabulous
most hospitable hosts that made you feel like family
we had a great stay at kailua and cannot thank our hosts enough for sharing their home with us
susan and claude are very gracious hosts and answer any questions you may have about the area
if we ever return to visit oahu again we will certainly stay with our hosts again
great location so close to restaurants stores and beaches
we loved the gorgeous quiet location and the beautiful beaches of kailua
it really was so welcoming and convenient in it's location for a quick stop between excursions
we love this side of the island because it is so calm and beautiful
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8. New Luxury Home at Kailua Beach

If you get bored of Hawaiian style interiors, then you can choose this secluded luxurious house decorated in a modern, simple and luxurious way. The home offers 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 12 people, so space is not something that you are gonna miss here. Additionally, this luxurious home is well stocked with everything you might need like shampoo, conditioner, soap, cooking items, coffee, spices, condiments, laundry soap, tin foil, baggies, cleaning supplies, paper towels, sponges, and toilet paper. You can also use the beach accessories that come with the house like the 4 single kayaks, beach chairs, towels, sunscreen and snorkel gear.

New Luxury Home at Kailua Beach
58 reviews
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
very clean and updated
great experience house was modern clean and well-stocked
the house itself was spacious and clean
clean organized well maintained thank you for such a great experience
i would highly recommend to anyone that wants a clean well-kept property with proximity the beach
the host and caretaker were so friendly and helpful
property manager was super responsive - responds within minutes if not seconds
the caretakers were very helpful
beach gear readily available and was super helpful and convenient
it was very helpful to be walking distance to the beach or go for a quick hike
only thing that i wish the property had was central ac
great location loved the accessibility to the beach great space - fit our families perfectly
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9. Private Garden Cottage Just Steps to Lanikai Beach

If you are looking for something smaller and much, much cheaper, this beautiful garden cottage will fulfill your dream for a beach-side vacation without breaking the bank. Just 2 blocks away from the beach you can find this cute Hawaiian style cottage that has been recently renovated and redecorated. This cottage has one bedroom, a beautiful kitchen and a deck with a BBQ grill where you can cook your own meals after spending all day at the beach.

Private Garden Cottage Just Steps To Beautiful Lanikai Beach
56 reviews
cottage 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the interior of the cottage was decorated very nicely and was comfortable
comfortable and decorated with charm - a lovely deck surrounded by hawaiian foliage to enjoy your morning coffee
the cottage is spacious and well equipped very comfortable and private nestled behind the main house
lots of room and beautiful beach just steps away
the cottage we stayed in was perfect for the two of us - clean comfortable and convenient
it is very nicely decorated comfortable and plenty spacious for two people
communicated well prior to arrival and was helpful throughout trip
owners are great and available if anything is needed making you feel at home and comfortable
tony was an excellent host it was great chatting about our shared heritage and love of cooking
as many of the previous reviewers have noted tony is a great host
the owners were on holiday while we were there so we didn’t get the opportunity to meet them
great place and short walk to the beach
lovely peaceful cottage - truly a little piece of heaven a short walk to beautiful lanikai beach
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10. Hawaii beachside home with a pool and hot tub

If you want to chill out and get away from stressful everyday reality, this secluded private residence on the beach of Kailua is exactly what you have always been looking for. The location is right by the beach and you can walk to the seashore barefoot anytime you want. In this 4 bedroom and 4 bathroom home, there is no luxury that you can possibly miss. The house offers incredible lavish gardens full of Hawaiian flowers, a pool and spa. Additionally, the house is designed in a way that allows family and friends to leave together and enjoy each other’s company without missing out on privacy.

Private pool, yard and walk right down to Kailua Beach.
87 reviews
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the property was clean private and well furnished
the vacation rental was very clean
the vacation rental was very clean
rating details:the property manager was adequately helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
the location of the house was perfect
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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Kailua Beach: a serene vacation spot

There are more than enough options for a relaxed and chilled vacation in Kailua for either families or couples. Kailua, which in Hawaiian means “two seas” or “two currents,” a contraction of the words “kai” (meaning “sea” or “sea water”) and “elua” (meaning “two”), has enough secluded accommodation options for everyone who wants to avoid the noises and disturbances of Honolulu.

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