10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Hawaii Kai, Hawaii - Updated 2021

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No need to introduce the exotic island of Hawaii and the beauties associated with it. But within the beautiful island of Honolulu, there is a residential community worth to be mentioned. Hawaii Kai is located along Maunalua Bay and is home to tremendous snorkeling spots with colorful fish and coral, but also to the Sea Life Park where visitors can swim with dolphins. Koko Marina Center is another notable attraction, an area offering water sport activities, restaurants, a large movie theater, and shops. If you wish to discover this amazing part of Hawaii, we recommend the following Vrbo accommodations in Hawaii Kai, and we wish you a great stay!

1. Incredible abode with lava waterfall pool (from USD 983)

Views, views, and views. From every single corner of this astonishing home, you get to watch sunrises or sunsets and enjoy ocean views, marina views, mountain and valley views, or even the property’s views, including tropical waterfalls and lava rock. Among its numerous facilities, there is a hot tub, sauna, two stand-up paddle boards, two kayaks, a heated saltwater pool, planted aquarium, and outdoor seating area. The indoors are equally impressive, featuring two waterfront living rooms, reclining leather sofas, an open kitchen area, and complimentary toiletries, among others.

INQUIRE! Secluded waterfront home-lava waterfall, saltwater pool, spa, sauna
Honolulu, HI, US
53 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The home is exactly like the pictures
The pictures do not do it
The kitchen also had spices and was fully stocked with everything you need to prepare meals
We have five children and there was plenty of space for everyone
and it felt more like a home than some properties that we have stayed at in the past
Cleanliness:
It was very spacious clean and accommodating for our family
but this one does which was another bonus
Host:
Owner was very friendly and accommodating
She was easy to work with and responds quickly
The owner is very friendly and easy to work with Overall great experience for our first time in Hawaii
This is a very nice home and has great amenities
Also the laundry detergent soap shampoo etc being provided was a huge help
Location:
Within 5 minutes from the house there are grocery stores local shops and the Island House
It's also minutes away from good beaches and convenient to day long drives along the coast lines or to H3 and a quicker drive to the North Shore
The location was PERFECT Close to everything
Great location and perfect get away for a family
quiet peaceful convenient to Honolulu and located in a very nice neighborhood
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2. Newly renovated oceanfront house (from USD 350)

Recent renovations have made this waterfront house look very inviting and gives the impression that guests are well looked after. New outdoor patio furniture, hardwood floors, tastefully decorated interior (in a Hawaiian style), high ceilings, and upscale appliances are what make this place so special. Up to 12 guests can be accommodated in this stunning home that sits at the water and has its very own dock. Magnificent panoramic views of the marina and the surrounding mountains can be enjoyed from most parts of this house.

Marina Front Luxury Oasis!!!
Honolulu, HI, US
43 reviews
House 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

3. Hawaiian beachfront stay with private pool (from USD 599)

Convenient for large families or even multiple families, this brilliant home won’t disappoint you. It sits on the water and boasts its own boat dock, a private swimming pool, and lots of outdoor furniture and areas to relax and enjoy the sun setting. Four comfy bedrooms, two bathrooms, one extra outdoor shower, a bright, well-equipped kitchen, and a spacious living room will provide all the comfort you will need. Nearby, you will find plenty of city amenities, as well as incredible beaches, hiking trails, and even horseback riding.

Hawaiian Waterfront Home with Private Swimming Pool and Mountain Views
Honolulu, HI, US
55 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful backyard with private pool
the house had 4 bedrooms with plenty of beds pace
we had plenty of space and appreciated the use of the washer/dryer, outdoor shower and outdoor gathering spaces
house has all of the expected comforts
it fits 5-6 cars on the lot
Cleanliness:
i absolutely loved it and the pressure was perfect
Host:
host was attentive and helpful
lovely home and great pool
they were all so welcoming to their & answered any & all questions i had
darren was very quick to respond to questions and helpful
we also met the caretaker when we arrived, who was very friendly and helpful
Location:
beaches within walking distance, restaurants and grocery stores minutes away
close to shopping and not too far from waikiki
location is close to everything
the house is in a really great location, close to hanuama bay and lots of shops and restaurants
the house is close to everything yet not in a crowded city
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4. Well-appointed home facing the marina

Stunning outdoor premises and enchanting interior design can’t describe enough the beauty of this waterfront rental. Feel the island experience at the maximum, in a place that features a lovely tiled pool, a boat dock, kayaks, stand paddle boards, and snorkeling equipment, to name a few. Inside, you and your family will be accommodated in spacious bedrooms (some of them enjoying mountain and ocean views), a fully functional kitchen, a large living room, and a charming mango-wood dining table. The property stands very close to sandy beaches, fine restaurants, and a number of shops.

Executive Home with Pool & Marina frontage
Honolulu, HI, US
45 reviews
villa 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the free wi-fi was awesome
the excellent air conditioning was a great retreat after a day at the beach
pool and deck area on the canal make for a lovely setting
the pool was refreshing all the equipment (snorkel gear beach chairs kayaks) is good quality and works well
lots of room - very nice place for a family vacation
Cleanliness:
very clean home with great pool
the home is as beautiful as in the photos and is clean and well-maintained and furnished
Host:
the owners are very welcoming and available to address any concerns
nice property and attentive owners
owner was very helpful with information on the house and surrounding resterauntsand attractions
captain ken the owner lives next door and was super helpful for any questions we had
Location:
beautiful house in a good location of the island
this house was the perfect location for this
it is in a great location
awesome house great location for visiting lots of places on the island
beautiful house great and quiet location
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5. Comfy studio with Pacific Ocean views

comfy studio with pacific ocean views
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Suitable for couples, students or even military guests, this well-appointed studio provides all the comforts that you wish for. Apart from the stunning ocean view, the studio also features a full bathroom, bamboo floors and other decorations, a beautiful Hawaiian tiki bar, a kitchenette with all basic utensils, and a walk-in closet. While the indoors are pretty inviting, the outdoors will absolutely amaze you, with lush tropical gardens all around and some lovely waterfalls not far from here.

Hawaiian Studio, Magical Vacation- Spring and Summer Special Discount!!!!!
Hawaii Kai, HI, US
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. Lovely cottage with panoramic views

The panoramic views from the outdoor seating area are out of this world and will undoubtedly amaze you. Volcano, ocean, marina, and the city are all there, right before your eyes. The cottage sleeps up to six guests and is fitted with two sunny bedrooms with walk-in closets (one boasting en-suite bathroom), a full kitchen with cooking utensils and electric devices, and a living room with a convertible sofa. Snorkeling gear, outdoor dining tables, satellite TVs, and a barbeque grill are also at your disposal.

Wow! The View Is Insane!!
41 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
opening to the living space
It was relaxing The view in the morning and
It's true that the air conditioners are noisy
This is the room with the AC that a previous reviewer mentioned as a bit noisy
It was a comfortable temp when we slept with the doors and curtains wide open
Cleanliness:
Scenery from back yard was fantastic; I wonder does the full moon rise over the ocean and volcano
The house was just the right size for two couples very clean and maintained very well
Host:
Klaf was a wonderful host
We had a great time and our host was very helpful
Klaf was a great host
Klaf was a great host
you have a wonderful vacation home
Location:
this was by far the best location
A convenient location away from the crowds in Honolulu
Great recommendations from Klaf and best location Close enough to modern convieniences but far enough from Waikiki
There is no way to capture the three distinct views from the lanai at once
Klaf's house is convenient to nearly everything on the island
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7. Two-bedroom house with mountain views

A brilliant place for a family getaway, this delightful house is tucked away on a quiet street with no car traffic disturbing its serenity. The suite comes with two bright bedrooms, two spacious bathrooms, a full kitchen with a four-burner stove, and a separate dining area, while there is free wifi, flat-screen TVs in all rooms, and DVD player. Relax at the lounge chairs by the freshwater swimming pool, or choose an outdoor activity, such as golfing, tennis, boating, or even kayaking. Multiple fine eateries and other city amenities are within easy reach.

Seabreeze Executive Home with Free: Wi-fi/internet/Parking next to driveway
82 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious and comfortable Parking is easy
everything was excellent really want to stay again next time
the home was Fully equipped with everything you could need
(Imagine a roller coaster
The kitchen does not have a dishwasher
Cleanliness:
The property was extremely clean and comfortable
The place was clean and well maintained
Paulette and Hernando were wonderful Everything was great
Very roomy very clean completely as described in the pictures
The unit was sparkling clean and the beds were all comfortable
Host:
They were both so gracious and accommodating with welcoming our family
was a very gracious host
Hernando was friendly and quickly responsive to our questions
and they agreed to let us rent the unit for another couple days if needed Pretty terrific hosts
The only sounds are the gentle trade wind blowing through the trees and birdsong
Location:
The house is in a very quite neighborhood but you are also close to many sights
This property is very close to a great selection of restaurants and shopping in East Honolulu and you are only about 30 to 40 minutes from surrounding tourist attractions
It is also close to a great burger restaurant and shave ice shop
But it was a really lovely area and the drives to the beaches of Waikiki
It is in a quiet location high up at the end of a street surrounding by lush plantings
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8. Three-bedroom family-friendly home

Located on a lovely Hawaiian family-style neighborhood, this large home can sleep up to eight guests and boasts three air-conditioned rooms, two full bathrooms, a large living room, and a fully equipped kitchen. For your indoor entertainment, there are books, games, DVD player, and TVs, while outdoors you can cool off at the small yet pretty plunge pool. A great base to explore the surroundings, the property stands a very short drive away to shopping malls, movie theater, and a number of exciting beaches.

Best Value in Hawaii Kai 3 Bedroom Family Friendly Home
71 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had plenty of room to hangout together and have our own space
the Guava was not ripe enough yet
Yard is beautiful-beautiful way to start your morning with a cup up tea and looking at the landscape
We had air condition a place to seat outside and sit and visit with each other at night when it cooled off in the evenings
and we found that to be true
Cleanliness:
They were very noisey and disruptive and usually didn't quiet down till after midnight
House was clean and everything was as expected except surprised that another group was booked upstairs for last half of our stay
the bathrooms were big and the yard has quite a view
Host:
The owner was very friendly and we got to meet her
so we made several trips there
Sara the owner was very responsive to any needs and requests Would definitely stay there again
Sara was very helpful and responded to our needs straight away
it well maintained nice and clean and has all the needed stuff available
Location:
The location was perfect about 2 miles from Hanuama Bay
we found beautiful less-crowded beaches right away
It's located in a great spot
and it was so easy to get everywhere from here
While we got to live away from the touristy places
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9. Waterfront home with private boat dock

This fabulous marina-front home has enough space to accommodate large groups of either families or friends. There are four super cozy bedrooms, most of them benefiting from water views and large balcony doors, three modern bathrooms, and a stylish kitchen with granite countertops, as well as a large living room, and a separate dining area with great views. The place is wheelchair accessible and also features free wifi, A/C in most areas, and washer/dryer. Swimming, fishing, kayaking, or just enjoying the landscaped grounds are some of your choices.

Amazing Marina Front Home, On the Water in Beautiful Hawaii Kai
52 reviews
House 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is wonderfully equipped
Needs new couches diningroom chairs and air conditioner in master bedroom
The 4 bedrooms plus the bed just off the living room easily accommodated our group of 10
As the listing notes there is air-con in two of the four bedrooms
the relaxation/beach days we had hoped to have Couldn't use the snorkels at Hanauma Bay either for same reason
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean with all the water amenities
Property was clean and well stocked
We found the house and surroundings to be comfortable and relaxing Very well maintained Clean and spacious
Host:
The kayaks paddleboards etc were nice to have available
She checked in often and made sure we were had all we needed
beaches and boats Would love to return again some day
we wanted to bring our 85 year old mother back to Honolulu where she grew up and have her share her memories with our teenage daughters
see her old house school and college and create new memories while revising the past
Location:
The best thing about this house is location
Location was very convenient to shops and beaches
Location House and amenities were great
It's a quaint house and
Beautifully location Near several shops and restaurants (and my fave breakfast spot Koa Pancake House)
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10. Studio cottage with functional kitchenette

Ideal for couples or families with two kids, this warm and cozy studio is large enough to accommodate up to four guests. There are a queen-size bed and a futon converting into a double bed, a kitchenette equipped with basic electric devices and utensils, and a private bathroom as well. Beach and bath towels, linens, a hair dryer, and iron/ironing board are all provided, while washer and dryer can be used at an additional fee. Both the beach and the bay are a few steps away from the property.

Cottage by the Bay, "A Calm and Peaceful Retreat"
51 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac was quiet and blew cold
the ac worked great
this quiet spacious cottage is wonderful
beds were comfortable,
the beach is quiet and had a great view if the southeast part of oahu
Cleanliness:
the location is great, and it is very clean and private
the place was clean
the cottage was super clean and had everything we needed
very clean and nicely furnished, close to restaurants and shopping
almost on the ocean 300 feet to the ocean
Host:
gave us really good tips during our stay
maeve merod
ron the owner could not have been more helpful and sweeter
ron was a great host
ron was a wonderful host
Location:
the neighborhood is quiet and has beautiful houses and landscaping everywhere
highly recommended if you want to stay in a beautiful neighborhood in a great area of the island
a great location in a quiet neighborhood, only steps away from a nice secluded beach with fantastic views
the cottage is ideal for a get away to oahu
we were close to the beautiful beaches
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A blissful holiday in Honolulu

The natural beauty of this area of Hawaii is fascinating, and anyway, who wouldn’t like to be surrounded by impressive volcanoes, lush mountains, a beautiful marina, and the endless Pacific Ocean? Choose any of the above rentals and you’ll be simply blessed.

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