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Who We Are and What We’re About

It all started when my husband and I purchased our first vacation home more than 17 years ago in La Selva Beach, near Santa Cruz, California.  A few years later we added a home in Kauai. As time went on other family members and friends who purchased properties asked me to manage their their properties as well. Now, 17 years later, I’m proud to represent seven beautiful, unique, and welcoming homes both in Hawaii and California.

I am a professional real estate broker in the Bay Area and have been for over 27 years. My philosophy has always been to provide the highest quality experience through exceptional customer service. This continues as our mission for The Best Beach Houses.

The guest experience is similarly high quality in all The Best Beach Houses. Each property has high-end furnishings and linens, a thoroughly equipped kitchen, luxury bath products, beach supplies, and many other items not found in standard vacation rentals. Each owner and I stay in our properties at least once a year. So every property benefits from the special touches and attention only owners can provide. From my extensive travels, I know the feeling of walking in to a beautiful, well-appointed property—and the satisfaction of finding everything I need. I know what people want in a vacation property and it’s my goal to create a special experience for each and every guest.  

Of course I cannot do all of this on my own!  Because of my longevity in the business, I have strong relationships with excellent and dependable local housekeeping and maintenance professionals who also treat each home as if it’s their own. 

I love to share my first-hand knowledge of the local areas, favorite things to do, restaurants to enjoy, and local points of interest. Each home is maintained to the same high level as my own personal properties and each guest is treated as though they are on a once-in-a-lifetime vacation.

If you need help deciding which property is best for you, just give me a call. I’d love to chat.

My best,

Cynthia Haines

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Visit all of our luxury vacation rentals:

  • Alihi Lani 4
    Alihi Lani 4 Kauai vacation rental
  • Alihi Lani 5
    Alihi Lani 5 Kauai vacation rental
  • Poipu Kapili 22
    Poipu Kapili 22 Kauai vacation rental
  • Sand Dollar Beach
    Sand Dollar Beach Santa Cruz vacation rental


    Cynthia Haines
    Phone: 650-940-1067 (CA) or 808-635-1823 (HI)
    Fax: 650-475-1885
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