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Paradise Found! Light, Spacious, Airy-Custom Ocean Bluff Home W/ 3 Master Suites

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Gorgeous Living Room with cathedral ceiling - spacious, airy, delightful

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
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Property description

Located on Punahele Point, one of Princeville's most desirable neighborhoods, Hale Pukana La (the House of Sunlight), offers the ultimate in tropical living! Situated on a bluff above the ocean, the house features water views from the seating area in the front yard and is only a few steps from the perfect Bali Hai and sunset viewing area above Hanalei Bay (Punahele Point). With three master suites, this house is ideal for larger families or couples traveling together. Architectural notes include cathedral ceilings, skylights, ceiling fans in every room and graceful columns surrounding the sunken living room and adjacent family room. This really is a magnificent house, with fine art, beautiful furniture, and a gourmet kitchen. Two of the suites feature king beds and walk-in closets, the third has a queen bed, and there is a giant bean bag chair that converts into a queen-sized bed in the family room (perfect for kids - or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and even a Pack 'N Play for infants. There are five TVs, three DVD players, a very large assortment of DVDs, several guide books on Kauai, two CD players and a surround-sound Bose system in the living and family rooms. One bathroom has a Jacuzzi tub and another has a large step-down shower and double sinks. We are the closest house to the path to Queen's Bath and the beautiful waterfalls you pass on the walk down to the ocean - through a gorgeous tropical jungle!


Location is Everything! Hale Pukana La is located on a quiet cul-de-sac above Queen’s Bath, a natural lava pool filled with tropical fish and protected from ocean currents during low tide. The path to Queen’s Bath runs from the property. It is less than half a mile to the St. Regis Resort with incredible restaurants, a nice bar, breathtaking views, and a gorgeous beach which is open to the public. Punahele Point, only a few houses away at the end of our cul-de-sac, offers truly spectacular sunsets and a perfect Bali Hai vista. World-class golf, tennis, island entertainment and idyllic sandy beaches are nearby. There are miles of hiking and bike trails, wildlife refuges and botanical gardens. You can arrange for a private guided jungle hike, waterfall excursion, jeep adventure or helicopter tour. A large playground and the beautiful Princeville library are less than a mile away. The Princeville Shopping Center provides groceries, movie rentals, shops and dining for all tastes. We also have a housekeeper who lives right in Princeville, so she is available to quickly address any issues.

The Fabulous Fun Closet - We Offer Something For Everyone!: What is a “fun closet”? It is where we keep all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, a surf board, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, a few bicycles, portable grill, beach bags and mats, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs, beach toys, and other items. (The beach items and bikes are kept in the garage.) We also have free WIFI, lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, and a hammock and gas grill available for your use at the house. There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room), three DVD players, a large assortment of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, lots of novels to borrow, and a few tourist books on Kauai. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time! This will save you time, energy and money - no need to bring these items from home or rent them on the island!

We also provide free high speed wireless internet. There is a nice desk in one of the master bedrooms, complete with a printer and copier just in case you have to do a little work while in paradise (like I sometimes do...!). There is a gourmet kitchen complete with a Belgium waffle maker, coffee grinder, crock pot, high end cookware, vegetable steamer, blenders, a double oven, and two rice cookers. Eat in the formal dining room or in the kitchen nook. We also have a large gas grill, seating for eight, and a comfortable hammock outside. There is a Jacuzzi tub in one of the bathrooms and a step down shower in another. Perhaps the most perfect spot to watch the sunset in all of Kauai is only a half block away, at the end of our cul-de-sac at Punahele Point. Punahele Point also offers whale watching during the winter months and a gorgeous view of Bali Hai. Hale Pukana La caters to many tastes - with something for everyone! This is paradise!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Groups
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Connecting bath with Jacuzzi tub....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Connecting bath with double sinks and step-down shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Connecting bath with shower....moreless

  • Hale Pukana La has three master suites, two with king beds and one with a queen. There is a giant bean bag chair which converts into a queen bed in the family room (perfect for kids or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and a deep and really comfortable sofa (plus three other couches as well). We also have a Pack 'N Play for infants. Two of the berooms have walk-in closets and all three have en suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own TV and two have DVD players....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Jacuzzi tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Step-down Shower, Double Sinks....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • WE OFFER THE FAMOUS FUN CLOSET. What is a “fun closet”? It is where we keep all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf board, three bikes, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, beach toys, bags and mats, portable grill, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs for warm beverages, and other items. (The beach items are kept in the garage.) There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room), three DVD players, lots of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, many novels, and several tourist books on Kauai that are available for guests. We also have lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, free WI-FI, a large gas grill, and a hammock available for your use while at the house. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time. This will save you from needing to bring or rent these items!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Many novels to borrow, and several guidebooks and maps to use while there....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    There are three DVD players, a large assortment of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, lots of novels to borrow and some Kauai guidebooks available for guest use....moreless

  • Games:

    We also have lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time! ...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Hi-speed wireless internet and full range of cable channels, including many movie channels....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room)....moreless

  • Toys:

    We provide boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf board, beach towels & chairs, four bikes, portable gril, beach bags & mats, water shoes & beach toys, saving you time, energy and money - no need to rent!...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A large assortment of DVDs are available for guest use....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    One of our favorite beaches on the North Shore is Ke’e Beach which is at the end of Route 560. Ke’e is in Ha’ena State Park and is great for swimming and snorkeling - often with sea turtles! ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    We are the closest house to Queen's Bath, a beautiful lava pool which is filled with water, fish and other sea life. Great for snorkeling and water play when it is calm. Very unique - do not miss!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    There are distant ocean views from the seating area in our front yard....moreless

  • Water View:

    Numerous gorgeous waterfalls can be seen in the mountain view from the front and side yards....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Dining:

    Eat in the formal dining room, in the kitchen nook or at the table outside on the lanai. We also have a large gas grill and a comfortable hammock outside. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    High speed wireless Road Runner service from Time Warner Cable....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Large garage plus parking for two cars in the driveway....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    (6) One in each bedroom, one on the desk, in the den and in the kitchen....moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels, wash clothes and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We provide a full size washer and dryer, detergent and bleach for your use, as well as an ironing board and iron....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We provide a variety of stemware for wine, pina coladas and daiquiris, plastic stemware for outside or at the beach, a saki set, wine rack, serving platters, and a set of fine knives. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large gourmet kitchen with a Belgium waffle maker, coffee grinder, crockpot, vegetable steamer, rice cooker, blenders, double oven, range, a variety of stemware & an assortment of oils, spices & salts...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    There are a variety of spices, oils and salts kept for your use. There are local farmers' markets all over the island (the closest is in Hanalei on Saturday mornings) for fresh & delicious produce....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles:

    Five bikes are kept for guest use, three of which are youth/children's bikes....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have both a large gas grill for use on the patio and a portable charcoal grill you can take to the beach....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    There is a big gas grill, seating for six at the table, two lounge chairs and a hammock available for your use....moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    We provide boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf boards, beach towels, beach chairs, portable grill, beach bags and mats, water shoes, beach tent, beach toys & plastic glasses. ...moreless

  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
May 29 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay
$299
$2,049
Fall 2015
Sep 7 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$279
$1,899
Holiday 2015
Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$319
$2,189
Winter 2016
Jan 4 - Mar 24, 2016
2 night min stay
$269
$1,829
Spring 2016
Mar 25 - May 19, 2016
2 night min stay
$279
$1,899
Summer 2016
May 20 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay
$309
$2,109
Fall 2016
Sep 5 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$289
$1,969
Holiday 2016
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2017
5 night min stay
$329
$2,249
Winter 2017
Jan 3 - Mar 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$279
$1,899
Spring 2017
Mar 17 - May 18, 2017
3 night min stay
$289
$1,969
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$289
$1,969

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Reservation Fee $50
  • Cleaning Fee $300
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • HAway Payments fee $70
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

Rates are for the time periods indicated and are subject to change until a contract is signed. Hawaii State Tax of 13.42% is payable on the rent charge only. Hale Pukana La operates under Hawaii Tax ID No. W72623163.

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Location

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Welcome to Paradise! From the house you can easily walk to Queen's Bath, a unique, naturally-formed lava pool filled with tropical fish, or drive to gorgeous nearby beaches or the charming, artistic town of Hanalei. Local activities include golf at the famed Princeville courses, swimming, surfing, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, horseback riding, zodiac tours of the majestic Na Pali coast, tennis, boating, whale watching (Dec - May), kayaking on the placid waters of the Wailua River, helicopter tours, wind surfing and zip-lining. Golfers know that the Prince Course is rated by many as the No. 1 course in Hawaii, and the newly renovated Makai Course is getting rave reviews since it reopened! Other attractions include many wonderful restaurants, local artists, historic Hawaiian sites, stunning sunsets, breathtaking waterfalls, traditional luaus, and visits to Waimea Canyon, known as the Grand Canyon of the the Pacific. Your vacation here is limited only by your imagination!

Other Activities: The house is truly beautiful with fine art, comfortable furniture and a wonderful location. Here are some extras that set us apart:

*We have a housekeeper who lives in Princeville, so she is readily available if there are any unexpected problems.

*We have a large kitchen stocked with all sorts of items which allow you to be a gourmet chef while on vacation, including a variety of spices, oils and salts. There are local farmers' markets all over the island to supply - and inspire! - you.

*We provide a full size washer and dryer, detergent and bleach for your use, and an ironing board and iron for those nights you will be visiting one of the incredible local restaurants. We recommend Bar Acuda, the Hanalei Dolphin, Bouchon, Neide's Salsa and Samba, and Postcards for dinner, Hanalei Gourmet, Tropical Taco, Bubba's Burgers, and The Mediterranean Gourmet for lunch, and the Hanalei Wake-Up Cafe for breakfast. Live music - and great drinks - are featured several nights a week at Tahiti Nui.

 

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Photos

  • Gorgeous Living Room with cathedral ceiling - spacious, airy, delightful

    Gorgeous Living Room with cathedral ceiling - spacious, airy, delightful

  • Close-Up of Our Fishpond

    Close-Up of Our Fishpond

  • Master Suite 1 - desk area and printer (if you must work a bit while in paradise!)

    Master Suite 1 - desk area and printer (if you must work a bit while in paradise!)

  • Master Suite 2-walk-in closet, adjoining bath w/ step-down shower, double sinks

    Master Suite 2-walk-in closet, adjoining bath w/ step-down shower, double sinks

  • Our Lanai

    Our Lanai

  • Punahele Point - you can hear the waves from the house!

    Punahele Point - you can hear the waves from the house!

  • Large, comfy Family Room w/ entertainment center (TV/DVD/CD/Bose surround sound)

    Large, comfy Family Room w/ entertainment center (TV/DVD/CD/Bose surround sound)

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Second waterfall on the walk to Queen's Bath

    Second waterfall on the walk to Queen's Bath

  • The perfect place to sit, read and relax. The backyard hammock is also inviting!

    The perfect place to sit, read and relax. The backyard hammock is also inviting!

  • Magnificent Fountain at the entrance to Princeville.

    Magnificent Fountain at the entrance to Princeville.

  • Aerial View (our house is on the right). The road is paved, it's just wet here!

    Aerial View (our house is on the right). The road is paved, it's just wet here!

  • Queen's Bath, a short walk

    Queen's Bath, a short walk

  • Master Suite 1 - adjoining bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

    Master Suite 1 - adjoining bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

  • View From The Na Pali Coast Hike

    View From The Na Pali Coast Hike

  • Bath w/ double sinks and step-down shower. A fountain splashes merrily outside

    Bath w/ double sinks and step-down shower. A fountain splashes merrily outside

  • Master Suite 3 - adjoining bath with shower.

    Master Suite 3 - adjoining bath with shower.

  • View on the path to Queen's Bath

    View on the path to Queen's Bath

  • Rear of Family Room. The house is filled w/ unique art, furniture & accessories

    Rear of Family Room. The house is filled w/ unique art, furniture & accessories

  • Large Gourmet Kitchen w/bay window seating area and high-end accoutrements

    Large Gourmet Kitchen w/bay window seating area and high-end accoutrements

  • Master Suite 1 - Corner View

    Master Suite 1 - Corner View

  • Reef Bordering Ke'e Beach, the last beach on the North Shore-fabulous snorkeling

    Reef Bordering Ke'e Beach, the last beach on the North Shore-fabulous snorkeling

  • Formal Living Room, sunken and columnated.  The dining room is beyond.

    Formal Living Room, sunken and columnated. The dining room is beyond.

  • First waterfall on the path to Queen's Bath.

    First waterfall on the path to Queen's Bath.

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