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Honeymooner's Private Hideaway. Luxurious 900sf Beachside Apartment in Paradise

This restful sanctuary is known as the ZEN Treehouse
35 reviews
This restful sanctuary is known as the ZEN Treehouse
Very spacious studio, high ceilings. Warm air rises and passes up and through the open gables...
Air, breezes, light, and the luxury of space...
Enjoy a big walk in closet with solid wood chest of drawers, luggage and hat racks...
'The best bed I've slept on in my life' (many guests have said this!)
Plenty of windows surround the bed, inviting lots of cooling breezes...
Relaxing and beautiful art hangs on the walls...
The stone bathroom is as spacious as some bedrooms. Rain shower head, open architecture, big enough for two, windows...
We provide the EO product line of soaps for hands and body and hair. It is sumptuous.
More EO...because there is simply nothing too good for our guests.
Air, breezes, light, and the luxury of space...
Huge granite countertop, plenty of room to relax...
View from inside the kitchenette...with everything you'll need to prepare simple meals.
Big bright new kitchenette, clean and spacious
Many guests tell us these photos do not do this space 'justice'...
Let the frog set the mood....
Enjoy locally-grown organic fruit, (when available) often from our own trees, and Hawaii-made chocolates. Buy local!
The view from the Mountain Deck...wow... the gorgeous Koolau Mountains.
Fragrant plumeria from our gardens...
One of the many spectacular sunrises, just steps from our front door...
The door to the ZEN Treehouse is open and there on the left...
Everywhere you turn there are beautiful things...
Waimanalo: Ranked the #1 BEST SUMMER BEACH IN THE WORLD. Yes, it's true (don't tell anyone!)
Complimentary: a Macbook in the lobby for you to use; and an iPhone is available to borrow (for int'l guests)
Outside the lobby you'll find loaner beach chairs, boogie boards, coolers... all for your use and enjoyment.
Hawaii's official state flower: the radiant hibiscus
This little bird puts out the most beautiful melodies... usually around dinner time...
Fragrant frangipani floats on the breezes all around the property...
These cute birds are Java sparrows. They hop around the garden and are very friendly...
This is our parking area, the big sliding doors lead into the lobby...so convenient!
Our welcoming front gate.
The Makapu'u Lighthouse is just up the road, a 4 minute drive. Spectacular coastline walk, fantastic whale watching...
This is a Hawaiian sea turtle, or 'honu'. We cherish their presence in our bay...
The view north from Makapu'u Lighthouse. Spectacular!
From December to April, migrating humpack whales frequent the waters around Hawaii. A wonderful experience to watch.
Another beautiful sunrise, guest photo, taken on Waimanalo Beach.
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Studio , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Waimanalo, Oahu, Hawaii
The luxurious ZEN Treehouse (900f²) is exquisitely located inside a beautiful private gated property. Guests enjoy simple yet elegant accommodations, thoughtful amenities, tasteful decor, comfortable furnishings, and exemplary guest care. Ideal for those seeking a quality vacation or extended stay. Perfect for mature singles and couples.

We've been happily hosting visitors since 2008. Look for us:
Hale Nalo Beach Rentals, Waimanalo, Hawaii

Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 096-077-4144-01
About the Owner, Herlinda L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 49 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
Guest privacy is respected, however, we're on-site if assistance is needed.
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Excellent - based on 35 reviews
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English first
Marietta, South Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed March 26, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

After spending one night in a very disappointing rental, we were so lucky to find an opening at Hale 'Nalo on less than one day's notice. The Zen studio is beautiful, spacious and quiet, excellent bed and linens. Our host/caretaker Wayne could not have been more welcoming and helpful, even hurrying out to get us a basket of fruit and...

Management response:

Aloha 3D! Thank you for your review, we appreciate it! We are also glad we were able to help make the end of your holiday special. Please do return, and stay as long as you can! HN


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Debra B
Denver, Colorado
1 review
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Reviewed July 3, 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Our stay at Hale 'Nalo was a truly stress-free experience. So close to one of the best beaches on Oahu, nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood, easy access to all the island has to offer - Hale 'Nalo is the perfect home base for adventure. Friendly hosts offer just the right amount of hospitality. Our suite was clean and well...

Management response:

"Stress-free, nestled, perfect, the right amount of hospitality, clean, well appointed." These are wonderful words for us to see Debra B,, and I remember it was hard to see you go! We look forward to your return one day! Aloha! HN


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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
people found this review helpful

My husband and I stayed in the Zen Treehouse for 6 nights in May (originally booked five nights but thankfully were able to add a night because we couldn't bring ourselves to leave). Let me just say that I am a picky traveler and I do a lot of research on places to stay when we vacation. It's a time-consuming...

Management response:

Aloha NAF100- Thank you so much for your well thought out and articulate review! Reviews like this one really help other travelers decide what is right for them. We are are so happy this was right for you. Please do return before (or after) your next adventure! Mahalo, HN


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
• Property access is for registered guests only.
• No smoking on property.
• Check in between 3pm-7pm (before 9pm)
• Kindly respect the peace and quiet while on property.
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 King
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Dec 19, 2017 -
Jan 9, 2018
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Jan 10, 2018 -
Mar 31, 2018
5 nights
Apr 1, 2018 -
Jul 31, 2018
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30 nights
  • Damage Deposit: $500 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $175 / stay - Fee
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Note: Beginning Apr 2018, the nightly price is set very low as we will be renting for a minimum of 30 days; the rate does not include normal applicable fees and taxes.
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About the neighborhood
This is a quiet local neighborhood, historic in that it is the birthplace of Gabby Pahinui and the style of music called 'slack key'. There is an enormous amount of cultural pride here, you will see that everywhere.
Getting around
We recommend a car (rental) for getting around.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Honolulu Int'l Airport: 19.9 mi
Our address and driving directions will be available once the reservation is processed.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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