Lanikai real estate is amazing because most of the homes are within walking distance of Lanikai Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  It’s white sand beaches and turquoise waters are spectacular, captured frequently in photos with the Mokulua islands in the backdrop. Lanikai is a small neighborhood in Kailua, 96734 zip code.  Lanikai has many areas of luxury real estate, beachfront homes, and huge estate-sized lots with multiple dwellings and gracious plantation style houses. There are even Lanikai oceanfront, Mediterranean-style mansions, and Balinese-style homes.  Lanikai, Kailua also has many charming, small beach cottages and everything in between. Below are the homes currently for sale in Lanikai.
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Lanikai means “heavenly seas” and is one of the most desired and expensive areas of Kailua. Lanikai Kailua is where you will find many of the luxury homes for sale in Kailua and has the best beacfront luxury homes on Oahu. Lanikai is the home or vacation spot to many local and national celebrities. Elvis once had a home here too. Now, faces from the former TV series “Lost,” filmed on Oahu are often seen living and playing in Lanikai.

If you are looking for Lanikai Kailua real estate, you will find multi-million dollar mansions and modern architechtural masterpieces mingled with plantation style homes and shabby beach cottages. As one of the first and oldest areas of Kailua, there are more very old (incl. 20’s & 30’s) homes left in Lanikai Kailua than any other, some beautifully restored. Lanikai Beach, with it’s soft white sand is world renowned and many homes for sale in Lanikai are either beachfront or have a views of the ocean and nearby Mokulua islands, a wildlife preserve. Kayaking to the Mokulua islands is a favorite past-time for many, as is outrigger paddling, stand-up paddling, swimming, sunbathing and so many other outdoor activites one can enjoy in Lanikai Kailua.

Lanikai is located just past the South end of Kailua Beach Park, up and over the Lanikai Hill (Alala Street). Homes start on a relatively flat loop road and branch out up the hills from there. Lanikai Kailua real estate is great because you can choose a home in a flat area near the beach or on a hill with fabulous ocean views.


The Mid-Pacific Country Club and Golf Course is located in Lanikai, Kailua, but there are no other local businesses. Commuting out of Kailua to town (Honolulu) is a bit slower from Lanikai Kailua, as there is only one road in and out, but many people don’t find that to be an issue, as it also affords the area a measure of exclusivity.

Bellows Air Force Station recreation Area is located directly South of Lanikai and the Bluestone condominiums and Keolu Hills neighborhoods are on the backside of Lanikai’s hills.

Prices for Lanikai homes for sale in Kailua can start in low 7 figures, usually around $1.1 for smaller vacant lots, fixers or tear downs not on the beach and range to possibly, $15-20 million, (or more). Lots vary in size as well, usually, from around 10,000 square feet to over an acre, though there are a few smaller lots resulting from property CPRs. Zoning in this area is typically R-10, meaning one single-family residence per 10,000 sq ft. Generally, there are both homes and a few vacant lots available.

Public schools in Lanikai are Kailua Elementary and Ka’ohao (formerly Lanikai) Elementary (a public charter school), Kailua Middle School, and Kailua HS, depending upon location. Private schools, such as St. Anthony School, are within a few miles and goes PS-8th. Grocery and restaurants are all within a mile or two from Lanikai locations. 

Looking to buy or sell a luxury home in Kailua, a beachfront home in Lanikai, Kailua, or a relaxed beach cottage or retreat in the Lanikai Area of Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii? Or would you like help with luxury homes on Oahu in other areas of Oahu? Home Shoppe Hawaii can help  and has both experience and specialized training in working with buyers of upscale homes.  Call us today at 808-721-8088.

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