10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Oahu East Shore, Hawaii

vrbo oahu east shore

Away from the touristy hubbub of Waikiki, East Oahu Shore offers the quintessential Hawaiian experience with pristine beaches, verdant surroundings, and incredible natural wonders. Around 30 minutes away from Honolulu, East Oahu is a mix of peaceful neighbourhoods and breathtaking vistas. There is much to explore here including Halona Blowhole lookout, Lanikai beach, Waimanalo Beach Park Hanauma Bay, and thrilling outdoor activities.

Choosing vacation rentals this side of Oahu will put you right in midst of Hawaiian paradise. So if you are looking for quieter, close-to-nature stay options, then those in Oahu East Shore will definitely be a great choice. Listed here are the best Vrbo accommodations in Oahu East Shore, Hawaii, curated just for you that combine bewitching views with comfort.

1. Smart guesthouse close to attractions (from USD 176)

Compact and beautifully-furnished, this guest house offers sweeping views of the ocean, marina, as well as the mountains. Recently constructed, the small cottage adjoining the main house is located in an exclusive neighbourhood in Hawaii Kai very close to attractions like Hanauma Bay and Sandy Beach. With two bedrooms and a pull out sofa, the unit can host six people. Both the comfy open concept living room and the master bedroom offer unending views that soothe the soul. To top it off, the house comes with a cute side garden and a deck where you can luxuriate in the beautiful Hawaiian weather and vistas.

20% off for monthly reservations! Fantastic View, Immaculate, Beautiful,Peaceful
169 reviews  Wifi Available
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The only issue is that we didn't read the listing carefully: the second bedroom is open to the living room (with sofa bed) and kitchen
You definitely don't need to use the air conditioning and it open the windows for a delightful breeze
All these warrant five stars
Plus side is there was a cooling breeze every night and we hardly needed to use the ac
The kitchen is well-stocked and there's a Safeway grocery store down the hill
The apartment is clean and beautifully situated
Amazing views and super convenient location Loved how clean and organized everything was
Everything we were looking for and More
There are beach chairs boogie boards beach towels and snorkels for use as well
she was fantastic and easy to communicate with
He was very communicative and helpful even suggesting places to eat on the Big Island
We really enjoyed the property and Claudia was the greatest person very friendly and helpful
The guest home was lovely
Beautiful views immaculate property and the kindest of hosts
boogie boards snorkeling gear
Spectacular views convenient location
This is a great location if you want to see the island and stay away from the crowds of Waikiki
so the location was ideal
Wonderful location and a very nice condo
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2. Large two-story cottage close to beach (from USD 520)

Located virtually on the beach, this cottage is a dreamy option for a beach getaway. Inside, the cottage is simple yet roomy and bright. Furnished neatly, it comes fitted with all essential amenities including newly installed ACs in the bedrooms, TV with cable, and a full kitchen. The house incorporates two bedrooms and two extra beds, so up to four guests can be easily accommodated. Outside, you will find a verdant and colourful garden offering stunning ocean views and access to a semi-private dock. Chill out in the deck chairs or swing chairs enjoying the sound of waves, or take a soak in a hot tub under the stars.

Makapu’u Hale, Literally on the beach! VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS!
Waimanalo, Hawaii, United States
72 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
Private vacation home 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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the house is cozy and immaculate The outdoor living room is a gorgeous backdrop for meals and relaxing
The small beach with a short stair access was perfect for a private swim Hot outdoor shower and hot tub round out the experience
the property description says IS TRUE
The house and kitchen were spotless and had everything you could need
The bungalow is very private well-appointed and includes so many little extras that show a high level of hospitality and consideration for guests
Also the door lock does not automatically lock when closed
The owner took us on his boat for a awesome ride
You can not go wrong with renting this property
This house and beach was wonderful for our entire family
Hot tub was perfect and crystal clean
Yet another awesome stay at Makapu'u Hale :)
The views were great and the location was ideal for the local beaches
Being right on the water so close to snorkeling was a dream
Makapu'u Hale is a secret garden perched over a gentle turqupise slice of the Pacific Ocean Surrounded by a beautifully maintained garden
This property is one of the best we've ever rented for many reasons
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3. Spacious well-furnished oceanfront house

A great choice for families and big groups, this huge house has four bedrooms sleeping 12, three bathrooms, a generously-sized living/dining space and a fully functional kitchen. Spread over two floors, the house is well furnished, bright and airy, and is fitted with a wide range of amenities. The house is literally on the Waimanalo Beach offering incredible views of the ocean. You will also have access to a huge yard that comes with a variety of furniture, a hot tub, and even a tree house! Honolulu and other attractions are around 30 minutes’ drive away.

Vrbo Property
Waimanalo, HI, US
98 reviews
House 12 Guests 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

4. Well-designed house near the beach

Located inside a quiet residential locality yet just minutes away from the beach, this capacious house is a wonderful option for large families or groups travelling together. The house offers three bedrooms plus two convertible beds which can accommodate up to eight guests. The living room and the kitchen both are stocked with all the necessary amenities you need during your stay. There is a sizeable front yard featuring a host of facilities including a hot tub, a sauna, and even a swing set and jungle gym for kids.

Waimanalo Country Side Beach House
41037 Hinalea Street
77 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. One-bedroom suite away from city hustle and bustle

This cute one-bedroom suite done up with traditional Hawaiian flavours is a charming vacation hideaway for couples. Well-furnished and brightly lit, the suite comes with essential facilities including a basic kitchen. The cottage features amazing mountain views and is minutes away from the gorgeous Waimanalo beach. With major attractions a short drive away, you will enjoy the best of both worlds.

Perfect Paradise Getaway. Only 100 Yards from Beautiful White Sand Beach.
118 reviews
studio 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Also there was secure parking
The room is welcoming as well and comfortable with access to a living room area and a comfortable sofa
the worst thing was that the time to leave came much too quickly
Room was more then comfortable with all the amenities we could want Beautiful yard easy and short walk to the beautiful beach
The room is provided with a small fridge microwave an assortment of dishes and silverware and other amenities for the guest's convenience
The cottage was clean and quite
Super clean Perfect location and close to each Rick
Charley greeted us every morning and we loved having her hang out with us
They were the nicest people
and I wasn't worried even though our first airbnb Rick met us at the gate even though our first arrival was kind of late
Such a beautiful home and garden with a gorgeous fountain and fish pond
They brought out their gas barbecue and utensils for us to use
The beach is really just steps away
the sun rise is a must to get up for
It is a quiet neighborhood and we would go exploring during the day to Kailua Waikiki
It was perfectly located with an easily accessible beach across the street
It is a little bit of a drive from Honolulu
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6. Tranquil mountain-view retreat within a verdant plantation

Stay in a piece of tropical heaven amid lush greenery with this guest house. Located at the foothills of the Koolau mountain range, this private vacation home within a plantation offers a wonderfully secluded retreat amid lush greenery. The unit features two bedrooms sleeping up to four guests, a full kitchen and a deck where you can relax and dine. There are also horses on the plantation that you can visit and pat! Several beaches are reachable within 10 minutes, while Honolulu and Waikiki are around 30 minutes’ drive away.

"A Slice of Heaven in Paradise" A Family Friendly Retreat
102 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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The bed was so comfortable
The open room invites gorgeous light through the skylights
the accommodations comfortable and the amenities all you need
Yet it is cool enough with the trade winds or the air conditioning
nothing was too much trouble
It is extremely spacious and lovely
(Hunter apparently doesn't chew them
Her cottage is clean and well maintained
; but I can't think of anything to say to improve on OPPs claim
She had all we needed including beach toys and made everything so easy for us
She was welcoming pleasant friendly and happy to provide recommendations for restaurants beaches good snorkeling locations
so this really met both of our wants
When I got sick and was laid up Kitty was so sweet
beach mats boogie boards beach chairs a couple of coolers
Waimanalo Beach is very close by (about 10 mins) and is one of Hawaii's best beaches
nowhere could really be that perfect surely ?
"A slice of heaven in paradise
There is a beautiful yet lazy dog named Poseidon and a funny neighboring peacock named Charlie Kitty has another room for rent that is in a separate building
Kailua and Kaneohe are close with plenty of restaurants beaches and botanical gardens
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7. Cozy and comfortabe one-bedroom studio

Offering mountain views, this one-bedroom suite is a great choice for couples or small groups. As a fully furnished studio, you will have access to a queen bed that sleeps two, a living area fitted with TV, AC, and internet, as well as a functional kitchen. You will also have at your disposal a deck out in the front to take in the spectacular surroundings.

Charming Guest Suite
100 reviews
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Budget accommodation in local neighbourhood

Get a taste of local living with this compact studio located within a modest but safe residential neighbourhood. This kid-friendly studio with pleasant decor is small but comes with one queen bed and one futon, a living area with TV plus a basic kitchenette. Air conditioning for the bedroom is included. The host offers complimentary laundry services if you need them. Local stores are close by while major beaches and attractions are around 30 minutes’ drive away.

Hawaiian Style Studio *BEACH NEARBY* Budget Without Compromise!
115 reviews
studio 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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The studio apartment is well equipped bed very comfortable
We enjoyed our stay in the cozy studio that have a lot of amenities (beach chairs cooler and beach towels)
The room had very good air conditioning
Clean comfortable and well appointed place to stay
but with how beautiful it is there
The unit was clean as can be and very comfortable
The owners are very nice and the place was lovely
Kaui and her family welcomed us when we arrived
Kaui was friendly and made us feel very welcome
she was responsive and helpful
They provided us with water chocolates and cleaning supplies
They even have beach beach boards mats and snorkeling equipments for use Only 15 minutes to Lanikai beach and Kailua Kaui was very quick with responding to our requests
The location is easy to get to and allows for easy travel around the island
All this found in a great location - minutes from the beach but also a quick drive to Honolulu
My first time in Hawaii
The place is very nice and perfectly for your little families esay to get around the island by car
Beach is beautiful in short drive distance but parking is a issue if not go early in the day
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9. Welcoming cottage near beach

This homely and charming cottage located in a safe residential area is ideal if you want a quiet, private space. Surrounded by a lush tropical garden filled with shrubs, trees, and flowers, the house with its traditional Hawaiian decor and sensibility will give you a restful ambience for your vacation. The cottage comes with one bedroom but can accommodate up to four guests. Step outside the house and within a few minutes, you’ll reach one of the best beaches of Hawaii.

Romantic Cottage by the Sea, Nestled in Lush Tropical Garden
123 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the hike to the waterfalls at manoa falls trail was their favorite adventure
the cottage was equipped with everything we needed, including beach toys and our was bed comfortable
renting over the internet really worked for us
the photos are accurate as is the description
the cottage was amazing-- cozy, perfectly stocked, wonderfully decorated
not surprisingly in a place so carefully and lovingly designed/decorated, romance and deep relaxation flourish
the house is wonderfully furnished and one cannot help but feel absolutely at ease and at home
our hostest welcomed us, but also gave us our space to enjoy
regards, john r
skyewas available to answer questions and make recommendtionsbut unobtrusive rest of the time
wonder-full attention to every detail
our little beach house fit us to a t!! first morning the boys were up early and we all ran to the ocean, which we could hear all night
bustling waikiki about 25 minutes away (which thankfully seemed a whole world away
location of this quaint cottage was wonderful
beautiful beach, accommodations and location
it is easy to explore the north and the south east of the island from this cottage
but through it all we were so confortasble in our "little beach house"
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10. Stylish rental with expansive outdoor facilities

This accommodation is an ideal choice for big groups. This modern unit is really sumptuous with three bedrooms that can sleep six, a spacious living plus dining area and a fully set-up kitchen. Featuring sophisticated decor and top amenities, the unit (one of three in the property) offers an amazing space to enjoy your vacation. The highlight of the rental is its extensive outdoor area which includes multiple places to chill, as well as a fountain, and a shared pool.

Akialoa Getaways: Huge 3 Bedroom, Living, Dining and Kitchen!
1478 Akialoa Pl
93 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Appreciate Oahu East Shore's local flavour

Staying at a vacation rental offers an opportunity to enjoy Hawaii up close. Along with being reasonably priced, these houses give you enhanced privacy, flexibility, and comfort. You even get beach accessories included in the rental! However, do keep in mind the distances involved–if you stay away from the city centre you will need to have access to a car. Additionally be sure to consider the safety of the neighbourhood before finalizing your booking to Oahu East Shore with these great Vrbo accommodations.

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