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28 Amazing Hawaii Beach Houses to Rent

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The Island Life

If you've been wanting to take a Hawaiian vacation for some time, there is probably no better way to experience any of the islands than from the comfort of your very own private beachfront vacation rental. While there are thousands of properties in Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, and Kauai, not all are created equal — here are some of the best in the most prime coastal Aloha State locations. 


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Maui Luxury Oceanfront Beach House
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Maui Luxury Oceanfront Beach House

Lahaina, Hawaii | Sleeps 36

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Is it pricey? Yes. But, split between a few families, it becomes less so, and it's tough to beat the fact that this Maui location is mere feet from the water. In addition, this nearly 12,000-square-foot, 11-bedroom and 11-bath house has amenities such as a full outdoor kitchen and barbecue, outdoor ping pong, corn hole, its own fitness center, a media room, and more. Also note that while the listing says this property can sleep 16, the fine print says it can sleep up to 36. 


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Luxury Oceanfront Rooftop Penthouse
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Luxury Oceanfront Rooftop Penthouse

Lahaina, Hawaii | Sleeps 6

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If mountain and ocean views for days are your idea of a great Hawaii vacation, this two-bedroom, two-bath Maui rental gives you both those and much more. Amenities include free parking, a washer and dryer, a dedicated workspace, some beach gear, plenty of outdoor space on the large lanai, and access to the complex pool. 


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Popolana at Hana Kai Maui
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Popolana at Hana Kai Maui

Hana, Hawaii | Sleeps 2

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This oceanfront studio condominium is just 100 feet off the water, with a balcony offering wonderful views of Hana Bay and Waikoloa Beach. Enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony as you watch the sunrise over the water, and enjoy amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, private lanai, gorgeous landscaped grounds, a beachside barbecue, and more. The location is a short drive away from great Maui destinations such as Ohe'o Gulch, Haleakalā National Park, and Waimoku Falls. 


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Hamoa Beach House
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Hamoa Beach House

Hana, Hawaii | Sleeps 8

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For something a little larger and more luxurious on Maui's east side, check out this warm and well-appointed three-bedroom, two-bath property. Situated between Hamoa and Koki beaches and picturesque Alau Island, this Hawaii vacation rental includes an acre of oceanfront property, a hot tub, an expansive sundeck lanai, cathedral ceilings, and more.  


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Oceanfront Penthouse
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Oceanfront Penthouse

Kihei, Hawaii | Sleeps 3

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You'll get ocean views, access to secluded Cove and Champagne beaches, eclectic furnishings, and a shared rooftop terrace with this one-bedroom, one-bath, fourth-floor Maui vacation rental. And, since the unit faces west, you can use that terrace to enjoy a cocktail while you take in the dramatic sunsets on the nightly. 


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Maui North Shore Beach House
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Maui North Shore Beach House

Paia, Hawaii | Sleeps 4

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Enjoy Maui's beautiful North Shore and the popular Spreckelsville Beach and Baby Beach (so named for its kid-friendly shallow lagoon waters) with this two-bedroom, one-bath house that includes both a grassy yard and easy beach access on 1.25 acres. The property amenities include room-darkening shades, a TV, some kid-friendly gear, a dedicated workspace, an outdoor grill, and more. 


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Waikiki Grand Hotel Penthouse
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Waikiki Grand Hotel Penthouse

Honolulu, Hawaii | Sleeps 4

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Located just a half-block from Waikiki Beach, this one-bedroom, two-bath, 10th-floor condominium provides a walking-distance location to shopping, entertainment, dining, and more. The penthouse level studio opens onto a large sundeck, and the kitchenette provides a full-size fridge, microwave, and two-burner stove. Guests have access to the Waikiki Grand Hotel's pool and other amenities. 


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Waikiki Beach Beachfront Condo

Waikiki Beach Beachfront Condo

Honolulu, Hawaii | Sleeps 8

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For something a little larger right in Honolulu, consider this three-bedroom, three-bath Oahu condo featuring floor-to-ceiling "infinity" doors that open onto two lanais with sweeping views of the nearby mountains, coastline, Honolulu skyline, and more. Guests here get to enjoy the amenities at the adjacent Outrigger Reef hotel, which include restaurants, shops, a pool, spa, hot tubs, and a fitness center.


Secluded Oceanfront Estate
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Secluded Oceanfront Estate

Waianae, Hawaii | Sleeps 12

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Tucked between the water and a mountain, this five-bedroom, three-bath Hawaii vacation property on Oahu's west side offers incredible views all around. Spend your days lounging by the pool when you're not lounging on the beach or hiking and exploring nearby trails. Amenities include cable TV, air conditioning, a dedicated workspace, and outdoor sitting areas. The town of Kapolei is about a 25-minute drive away. 


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Custom Beachfront Home
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Custom Beachfront Home

Ewa Beach, Hawaii | Sleeps 6

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Get away from it all at this ocean-facing home near popular Ewa Beach, south of Kapolei, on the leeward coast of Oahu. With three bedrooms and two baths, this rental has ocean views from both the master bath and living room, is air-conditioned, has a grass yard, and includes amenities like beach supplies, a dedicated workspace, a TV, and more. 


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Private Beachfront Getaway
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Private Beachfront Getaway

Waianae, Hawaii | Sleeps 8

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Get a beach-facing grassy front yard and natural-stone lanai filled with chairs and hammocks at this four-bedroom, two-bath Oahu vacation home. A secluded sandy beach is just steps beyond, and the home itself makes the most of indoor-outdoor living with huge nesting doors and large windows. Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, dedicated workspace, and TV. 


Ground Floor Beach Villa
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Ground Floor Beach Villa

Kapolei, Hawaii | Sleeps 6

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The ground-floor location of this rental villa will appeal to many people, especially with its ocean, mountain, and sunset views. The property also includes easy access to the community pools and beach bar, as well as an on-site sauna, fitness center, steam room, surf and bike storage, and more. 


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North Shore Beachfront Home

Hauula, Hawaii | Sleeps 8

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Get ready for some spectacular outdoor spaces with this rental, which includes a beachside lanai, outdoor barbecue, hammocks, chaise lounge chairs, and an array of beach gear. The house looks just as comfortable inside as out, with three bedrooms, three baths, and amenities like air conditioning, a dedicated workspace, washer and dryer, and a well-equipped kitchen. 


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North Shore Surf House
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North Shore Surf House

Haleiwa, Hawaii | Sleeps 3

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Warm wood ceiling beams and floors and white walls make this vacation rental a winner for anyone who appreciates good design, and it has incredible ocean views and a lovely small grassy yard to boot. The house comes with gear such as beach towels, an umbrella, snorkeling gear, and more, and food trucks and grocery stores are conveniently located nearby. 


Turtle Bay Beachfront Apartment
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Turtle Bay Beachfront Apartment

Kahuku, Hawaii | Sleeps 2

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Get a bright, airy, and modern vibe with this one-bedroom, one-bath vacation property, which is located pretty much equidistant from the picturesque Turtle and Kawela bays. Enjoy meals on a private patio, toss wet beach towels in the washer and dryer, go for a dip at the condominium complex pool, and grab a game on the tennis court. 


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Kailua Beachfront House
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Kailua Beachfront House

Kailua, Hawaii | Sleeps 10

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With this three-bedroom, four-bath vacation rental, you'll get a private covered lanai off the master suite, another private balcony off another bedroom, and plenty of great views of Kailua Beach, which is also just steps away. Other amenities include a large dedicated workspace, an outdoor courtyard for dining, comfy and modern furnishings, and even an outdoor bar area. 


Kaneohe Bay Beach House
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Kaneohe Bay Beach House

Kaneohe, Hawaii | Sleeps 6

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Grab the kids and bring them along for this secluded vacation spot that includes a large grassy yard for everyone to hang out on when they need a beach break. The home has two bedrooms and two baths and features lots of outdoor space and interior architectural details that include beamed cathedral ceilings, a sunken living room, and tons of windows that face the ocean. 


Treadwell Beach House
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Treadwell Beach House

Waimea, Hawaii | Sleeps 10

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Located beachside right off Waialea Bay on the Big Island's west side, this five-bedroom, four-bath house offers an open layout with "a bit of old Hawaii mixed with a modern style and design." The home features lots of outdoor living space, a small grassy yard, and a separate guest house — aka an ohana — that can act as a private room. 


Bali-Style Beach House
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Bali-Style Beach House

Pahoa, Hawaii | Sleeps 4

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Declared an Airbnb Plus property for its stylish decor, this Balinese-style one-bedroom, one-bath beach house is located on the Big Island's Southeast coastline near the gorgeous Kaimū Beach Park. Amenities include an ocean-facing deck, a dedicated workspace, and some nearby black lava fields to explore. 


Kona Surf & Snorkel Paradise
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Kona Surf & Snorkel Paradise

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii | Sleeps 10

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Enjoy indoor/outdoor Big Island living with this four-bedroom, two-bath vacation property, which boasts a great location across the street from Kahalu’u Beach and is also conveniently located near surf shops, food trucks, and the Kona Trolley Stop. Amenities include a hot tub, outdoor shower, and beach gear, and each bedroom has a 42-inch TV. 


Kealakekua Bay Bali Beach Cottage
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Kealakekua Bay Bali Beach Cottage

Captain Cook, Hawaii | Sleeps 2

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Another property with a Balinese vibe, this one-bedroom, one-bath private guesthouse is just steps from Kealakekua Bay and also within walking distance of Manini Beach. It includes a fully equipped outdoor kitchen, outdoor shower, dedicated workspace, and some beach essentials. 


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Mauna Loa Shores Beachfront Apartment
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Mauna Loa Shores Beachfront Apartment

Hilo, Hawaii | Sleeps 3

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This Big Island one-bedroom, one-bath condo is close to great swimming spots and next door to Carlsmith Beach Park. Guests have access to the complex pool, and other amenities include a washer/dryer, TV, full kitchen, and private balcony. 


Oceanfront Condo
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Oceanfront Condo

Kapaa, Hawaii | Sleeps 4

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Just steps from the water's edge, this two-bedroom, two-bath condo rental on Kauai's east side is adjacent to Lae Nani Beach. Enjoy views of the ocean and landscaped grounds from your private balcony, or take a dip in the shared pool. Inside, amenities include a dedicated workspace and TV. 


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North Shore Beach House Estate
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North Shore Beach House Estate

Hanalei, Hawaii | Sleeps 14

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This 7,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, four-bath house has a large, grassy private yard beyond which lies the beach and incredible views of Hanalei Bay. It's within walking distance to downtown Hanalei, which is filled with quaint boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops, and more. Amenities include tons of space to hang out in the outdoors (and plenty of yard for active kids), an outdoor kitchen and bar area, a private balcony, and incredible views. 


Beachfront Home and Cottage
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Beachfront Home and Cottage

Hanalei, Hawaii | Sleeps 8

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Also situated on the cusp of Hanalei Bay is this dual-structure rental, which includes a three-bedroom, two-bath home, and a one-bedroom, one-bath guest cottage (you get both with your rental). Enjoy your morning coffee in the sunroom with walls of windows or dine on the private lanai with views of the lush grounds and bay. Other amenities include a washer and dryer and TV. 


Bond Beach Home
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Bond Beach Home

Anahola, Hawaii | Sleeps 10

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Located on Kauai's coast north of Lihue, this four-bedroom, three-bath beach house is newly remodeled with a comfy and modern vibe. Loads of windows provide vistas of Aliomanu Bay, and you can take in those views, too, from the covered lanai while you barbecue some dinner. Accordion-style doors provide the ultimate indoor/outdoor living, and other amenities include a dedicated workspace, washer and dryer, and TV.


Poipu Beach Oceanfront Home
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Poipu Beach Oceanfront Home

Koloa, Hawaii | Sleeps 8

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On Kauai's southern coast just west of Poipu, this four-bedroom, three-bath rental has ocean and coastal views from nearly every room, as well as amenities like a spa, pool, air conditioning, outdoor barbecue, washer/dryer, and dedicated workspace. The location is also close to Kauai's National Tropical Botanical Garden, and many tours of the Nā Pali Coast State Wilderness Park depart from Poipu. 


Anini Beach House
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Anini Beach House

Kilauea, Hawaii | Sleeps 6

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Located just east of ritzy Princeville, this two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,600-square-foot-plus home offers something a little more low-key. In a secluded neighborhood with just a few other homes, you can be on the beach or wading in the ocean from this rental within just a few seconds, and the home's warm island decor combines with dramatic ocean views for a truly Hawaiian vibe. Amenities include a covered lanai and a large, fully equipped kitchen, but take note — no TV.


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