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Magnificent, Quiet Serene Tropical Hideaway, steps from #1 Best Beach in the USA

This restful sanctuary is known as the ZEN Treehouse
5.0 of 5 bubbles
34 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...
This welcoming guest lobby is where you pass through to your upstairs suite.
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
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Allison C
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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The Zen Treehouse is unreal, it's even bigger than the photos make it look. The kitchen is huge, the bathroom is huge and beautiful, the shower is AMAZING! We were so happy we decided to splurge on this for the last week of our honeymoon. Waimanalo beach is the best beach in Oahu as far as I'm concerned. It's quiet,...

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Yes, the ZEN Treehouse is indeed an unusually spacious suite, and your comments echoed those of many past guests: "WOW! It's much bigger than we thought!" Capturing the size of this suite in photos has been difficult, so your comments are helpful. The ZEN Treehouse is 900ft² (84m²) and the Garden Suites are 400ft² (37m²), generous by todays standards, but...


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2013 for a stay in June 2013
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Aloha J&J: We are so happy we could accommodate your visit. Thoroughly enjoyed having you on property. Please come again :) soon.


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Dowagiac, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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My wife and I just returned from spending a wonderful week at the Zen Tree House in Waimanalo, Hawaii. If you are looking for a quiet and cozy setting near one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, look no further. Your hostess, Herlinda, has spared no expense in providing you with a studio apartment loaded with the highest...

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Mahalo M&D for being absolutely delightful guests. What a pleasure making your acquaintance. That you enjoyed the thought put into the accommodations gives me a great deal of satisfaction. Please...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • 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
  • Satellite TV
  • 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
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    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
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Mar 26, 2017 -
Mar 31, 2017
Whales are worth watching!
5 nights
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  • Cleaning fee: $165 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
• A third guest may be added; 12 and older; add $95/nt
• Taxes at 13.96% are not included and due upon arrival. Hawaii TAT Tax ID#: W0149966-01
• Property name: Hale Nalo Beach Rentals
• Questions? Please feel free to ask. We love to help!
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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.
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How to get there
Airport: Honolulu Int'l Airport: 19.9 mi
Directions to Hale ‘Nalo: 41-019 Kaulu St, Waimanalo, HI 96795
1. When leaving the airport, get on H-1 WESTBOUND, follow the sign to “Waianae”
2. In a few miles, take exit 13B: Aiea/Pearl City. Stay left: H-3 KANEOHE
3. 11 miles later, take exit #11, turn right and continue for about a mile.
5. At the T, turn left onto Hwy 61: to Kailua/Waimanalo, get in the right lane
6. At the 3rd light turn right to Waimanalo (this is Kalanianaole Hwy)
7. In about 5 miles, pass through our Town Center (pick up a few items at 7-11?) a few miles more, pass a sign for “Bellows Air Force Base".
8. Turn left at McDonalds then make a right onto Laumilo Street, 4 blocks to Kaulu Street, then make a right, we are 41-019. Welcome!
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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