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Beautiful Beachfront Home at Tunnels Beach, Kauai

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A breathtaking view of Bali Hai, of 'South Pacific' fame.

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  • Minimum stay:10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Haena house description

This gorgeous property is a favorite vacation spot for well-known actors, musicians, athletes, artists, doctors and entrepreneurs. We have many repeat visitors who feel that our house is their second home.

Rising from the Pacific, Kauai's signature peak (called Bali Hai ever since 'South Pacific' was shot here) is simply breathtaking. Surfing, swimming, paddle boarding and just walking the beach are rare pleasures.
Rainbows often seem to rise from the ocean.

The house is a stunning yet cozy timber frame on a wide lawn with incredible views. The interior features antiques and pine furnishings, beamed ceilings and warm colors - predominantly soft reds and blues.

Three bedrooms have king beds. The front bedroom has breathtaking ocean and mountain views. Two bedrooms have en suite bathrooms; the third has beautiful Tommy Bahama furnishings and a connecting bathroom.
The beach level bedroom has a perfect ocean view and a queen bed with a connecting bathroom (shower, no tub).

KITCHEN: Counters and a center island are topped with rare 'Bahia Blue' granite. There's a blue Viking range with a griddle, and a Sub-Zero refrigerator.

We prefer no more than six tenants at a time, but will consider 7-8 depending on children's ages.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Some say: World's most beautiful beach! Views from all-timber frame living room, kitchen, master, lanai. Viking stove, Sub-Zero fridge/freezer, granite counters. Large lovely lawn between house and beach. 2-car covered parking. Near Hanakapiai hikers' trail and caves. 15 minutes to Hanalei, 20 to Princeville....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    Looks good - but the house is too warm for a fireplace!...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
10 night min stay

$12,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Out Cleaning $550
  • Tax Rate 13.5%

Notes:

No pets allowed.

Deposit for damage due 90 days prior to rental. Total amount due 60 days prior to rental.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: This house was one of very few residences on Tunnels Beach (Makua Beach) when we bought it in 1986, as a vacation home. We moved to Kauai permanently in 1992 - TWO WEEKS before the powerful Hurricane Iniki destroyed our home and many others. We began rebuilding a few years later. The beautiful new house was completed, and became a rental, in 1998. We have had amazing tenants and many, many repeat visitors. Everyone loves the house and its incredible location.


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Photos

  • A breathtaking view of Bali Hai, of 'South Pacific' fame.

    A breathtaking view of Bali Hai, of 'South Pacific' fame.

  • We're on one of the world's most beautiful beaches - Makua (Tunnels).

    We're on one of the world's most beautiful beaches - Makua (Tunnels).

  • Can you tell how much we love this kitchen?!

    Can you tell how much we love this kitchen?!

  • Our guests spend many happy hours on the lanai. You can see why.

    Our guests spend many happy hours on the lanai. You can see why.

  • The comfortable great room combines living, dining and cooking spaces.

    The comfortable great room combines living, dining and cooking spaces.

  • It's hard to capture our magical rainbows....but here's a superb attempt.

    It's hard to capture our magical rainbows....but here's a superb attempt.

  • Our timberframe house has two beachfront lanais for outdoor dining.

    Our timberframe house has two beachfront lanais for outdoor dining.

  • A dream kitchen for the dream house!

    A dream kitchen for the dream house!

  • More lovely tropical scenery from another kitchen window.

    More lovely tropical scenery from another kitchen window.

  • You can dine in or out -  with a truly spectacular view.

    You can dine in or out - with a truly spectacular view.

  • A show-stopping view  from the master bedroom!

    A show-stopping view from the master bedroom!

  • Haena Beach in all its glory.   [Aerial photo by David Boynton]

    Haena Beach in all its glory. [Aerial photo by David Boynton]

VRBO #226162

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated: 01/26/2015
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