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Pakala Plantation Estate

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Makaweli house description

This magnificent, island-style estate truly exceeds all expectations. Located on secluded Pakala Beach on Kauai's west side, this totally serene property borders an orchard and is heavily sprinkled with mature shade trees and a variety of palms.

A long driveway leads guests through a breathtaking panorama to a welcoming portico. The large, southern-style veranda looks out across an expansive landscape and a low, Hawaiian lava rock wall to the Pacific Ocean. This is the perfect vantage point to enjoy spectacular island sunsets.

Step through French doors to a living room lavishly decorated with antique furniture and Persian carpets. The separate dining room is a luxurious amenity perfect for big families. A large, eat-in kitchen opens onto a deck overlooking the beautifully manicured gardens. All bedrooms, are extremely spacious and comfortably furnished. Some are actually suites and several open onto the veranda and the extraordinary vista beyond. Befitting royalty, this impressive home invites families and friends to spend time together yet has acres of space for quiet interludes. A short drive in either direction leads to area markets and restaurants offering a tempting variety of cuisine.

Activities nearby include swimming, snorkeling, fishing, hiking, shopping, boat tours and helicopter tours. World class surfing right in front at Infinity's (aka Pakala's).

The house technically has 4 bdrms, however, what used to be a dressing room off of the master bdrm has it's own double bed and bathroom.

Additional photo's including interior available upon request or at the owner's website below.

Kauai County Permit No. TVNC-1268

Keywords: Plantation, estate, Pakala, Makaweli, beachfront, beach, Kauai, Waimea Canyon, Russian Fort, Fort Elizabeth, Infinities, Infinity's, Infinity, surfing, villa, vacation rental, Robinson, Sinclair, Niihau, sunsets, walks on beach, driftwood.


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Chauffeur
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • We have a HP 4500 All-In-One Tax/Printer/Scanner set up in the office. It is wireless for interfacing with iPads & iPhones....moreless


              • Satellite / Cable:

                With a digital video recorder (DVR), digital cable, and HBO...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Receiver and CD player...moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                Our property goes all the way down to the beach....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The front porch also provides a view of the blue/green mountains of Makaweli....moreless

              • Water View:

                A beautiful view of the ocean, sunsets and the islands of Ni'ihau and Lehua. Our front verandah faces west for perfect sunset views....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                Additional table leaves are available....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people


              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet


              • Catering Available:

                Please ask....moreless

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Large dine-in kitchen and separate pantry. both rooms have their own sinks....moreless

              • Microwave


              • Deck / Patio:

                Large front and back wrap-around verandas....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Outcleaning Fee $350
                  • Reservation Fee $35 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.416%


                  Rates shown are for 6 guests; additional guests over the age of 2 years are $100/week each.

                  Prime time Bookings: There is a 7-14 night minimum stay between December 15 and January 6. Please inquire about special rates and deposit requirements.

                  Please inquire about our cancellation fees.

                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                  An initial deposit and reservation fee are required to confirm your reservation within ten days of booking. Your refund will be returned to you approximately 2-4 weeks after your departure. Charges for damage that is more than normal wear and tear will be deducted.

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                  Last updated: 12/21/2014
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                  • Waimea Canyon State Park

                    "Also known as "The Grand Canyon of the Pacific"."

                  • Polihale State Park

                    "The largest beach in Hawaii. "

                  • Menehune Ditch - Swinging Bridge

                    "See the ancient water ditch which legend says was built by the Menehune, the mythical little..."

                  • Russian Fort Elisabeth

                    "Fort Elizabeth was constructed in 1817 on the east bank of the Waimea River overlooking Waim..."

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                  21 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  2.4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Kalapaki Joe's at Waimea Plantation Gardens
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Kukuiolono Park & Golf Course
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Kaumuali'i Hwy.
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Wrangler Steakhouse
                  Nearest Beach
                  Pakala Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  Property is situated on Kauai's sunny west side directly behind the world famous Pakala surf break (aka Infinity).

                  The foot of the Waimea Canyon aka 'The Grand Canyon of the Pacific' is a 2-mile drive away.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1870

                  About the owner: We live in Honolulu and have made our family home on Kauai available for vacation rental.

                  Why the Owner Chose Makaweli:
                  Built in 1912 by Sinclair Robinson who was the Manager of the Gay & Robinson sugar plantation and patriarch of the Robinson family of Kaua'i and Ni'ihau.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Tired of crowded beaches? Our huge yard that runs all the way down to secluded Pakala beach. Perfect for kids. One virtually lives on the front veranda watching the surfers directly out front and the mountains to the side. Great for conversations and naps! The sun sets right out front silhouetting Niihau, Lehua and Kekaha. Our home sits in the middle of the Robinson family lands, cattle ranch and plantation. The beach is fairly isolated. One can walk two miles northwest along the beach to ruins of the Russian Fort Elizabeth and the Waimea River. Crossing a couple shallow streams and climbing over some shoreline rock is involved. An ancient Hawaiian fish pond is a stone's throw down the beach. Collect abundant drift wood or watch a local fisherman casting his net off the reef.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english


                  • Pakala House

                    Pakala House

                  • View from the front porch.

                    View from the front porch.

                  • Secluded Honolua Bay on which the property is located.

                    Secluded Honolua Bay on which the property is located.

                  • Surfing out in front of the house

                    Surfing out in front of the house

                  • This beautiful shot was a summertime sunset taken from the house's front porch.

                    This beautiful shot was a summertime sunset taken from the house's front porch.

                  • Sunset from our front verandah

                    Sunset from our front verandah

                  • Front veranda

                    Front veranda

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Dining room - addtional table leaves availalble to seat 10

                    Dining room - addtional table leaves availalble to seat 10

                  • Dressing room off of the Master Bedroom (suite)

                    Dressing room off of the Master Bedroom (suite)

                  • End bedroom

                    End bedroom

                  • Afternoon Walk

                    Afternoon Walk

                  • View of the house from the beach.

                    View of the house from the beach.

                  • The beach directly in front

                    The beach directly in front

                  • Pakala Beach

                    Pakala Beach

                  • One practically lives on the front porch.

                    One practically lives on the front porch.

                  • The sunsets front our front yard are truly picturesque.

                    The sunsets front our front yard are truly picturesque.

                  • Front veranda

                    Front veranda

                  • Kitchen


                  • Master bedroom

                    Master bedroom

                  • First bedroom

                    First bedroom

                  • Floor Plan

                    Floor Plan

                  VRBO #271979

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                  $830 per night (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 12/21/14
                  Minimum stay: 5 nights
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