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December Special $190 - Luxurious Oasis Decorated and Furnished as a Second Hom

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Nihilani condo description

Comfortable luxury at an awesome price – exclusive insider’s guide to Kauai included with stay!

ALOHA: We extend a big Aloha to you, our guests and hope you enjoy our second home as if it was yours. Our condo is appointed as a home not a rental as we spend much of the year here and open it to select guests the balance of the time. We find it ever so comfortable and want you to enjoy it as much as we do so, once your book your stay, we give you our special insider’s guide to the island with local tips and tricks for making the most of your stay in Kauai.

If you are reading this you may already know what a wonderful place the North shore of Kauai is.

Our complex Nihilani lies just a short walk from Queen's bath, the Makai Golf Club, whale watching, Hideaways Beach, and the St. Regis at Princeville Resort. Princeville itself is just a short drive to the gorgeous beaches, great shopping and gourmet restaurants of Hanalei. Further around toward the end of the road lie Haena and the beaches of Lumahai, Tunnels and Ke'e.

GOLF: Between the perennial top five in the state of Hawaii and top 50 in the United States Prince Course and the more user friendly 27 holes of the Makai Golf Club there is a golf outing to suit anyones desire or daring. Both designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Jr.

TRANSPORTATION: Princeville is about 45 minutes from Lihue Airport. You'll want to rent a car as we have our own garage for parking. If not, a taxi runs about $90/$110.

KID FRIENDLY: When we visit we often come with extended family and find that our condo suits that purpose well. We have a three year old and all of my six siblings all have children so we have made the condo as kid friendly as possible. There are board games, XBOX, beach toys, DVD/Blue Ray library, PaknPlay, high chair, snorkel equipment, bodyboards, beach mats, toddler and infant toys and baby gates and cabinet locks (if necessary). All of this “gear” is nicely packed away so if you don’t have kids, you would never know it’s there.

LIVING AREA and LOWER LANAI: We find our living area very comfortable with a U-shaped sofa and coffe table facing a 42' HD LCD TV. There is a Blue Ray player and good size library of movies as well as an XBOX. Giant picture windows open to the lower covered lanai where we enjoy evening outdoor drinks at the teak table that has seating for four or more. Late at night is good star watching as we face away from the rest of the complex and across the way is a large thicket of gorgeous local foliage between us and the next complex. Although we do get the benefit of hearing the calming running water sounds of their extensive entry waterfalls.

DINING AREA and KITCHEN: Leading in from the living space is an 8.5' French farmhouse table with bench seating on one side (helpful for kid seating). There are four barstools around the kitchen island for casual dining and hanging out. Across from the dining area is a buffet that is filled with kid toys, puzzles and board games. There is also a small game table next to the dining room that has checkers, chess, chinese checkers and backgammon built into it.

POOL AREA and BBQ: Nihilani has the most stunning pool area of any condo property on the Island. We love that we are just a short walk away yet just far enough so we never hear any noise from the pool area. That short walk comes in handy when you are grilling also!

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Condo
  • 1874 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Car Available
          • Massage


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            private lanai...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            walk in closet...moreless

          • Den: 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

            Office with single bed and trundle ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Suite with walk in closet, lanai, reading nook, master bath...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen Beds (2), Child Beds (1) in the den is a day bed and trundle that sleeps two. Also there is a full size air mattress., Baby Cribs (1) PaknPlay...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Pak n Play, baby gates, board games, infant and toddler toys and books, air mattress, beach toys, XBOX...moreless


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Toys:

                Lots of toys, matchbox, lincoln logs, bristle blocks, legos, baby walker, infant swing etc....moreless

              • Video Game Console:


              • Video Games:

                (14) Splinter cell, Halo2, Tiger Woods, Kelly Slater, children's games as well....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Many top DVD/Blue Ray's, classics and children's favorites....moreless


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


              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Luaus
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    available ($15/day)...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking
                  • Telephone:


                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    also HP printer, scanner, copy, fax, phone headset....moreless


                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Full kitchen set for eight. Children's utensils and plates/bowls/cups. Coffee maker and french press with grinder. Chef knives, lots of elegant serving vessels. Counter top toaster oven as well....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator:

                    With ice maker/dispenser and filtered water dispenser....moreless

                  • Stove


                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    (3) There are three lanais, all are furnished with table and chairs....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Shared Hot Tub


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                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Base Rate
                  3 night min stay

                  Discounts: 9 nights or more: $160 Nightly

                  Holiday Season
                  Dec 15 - Jan 6
                  5 night min stay

                  Discounts: 10 nights or more: $250 Nightly; 15 nights or more: $230 Nightly

                  May 31 - Sep 9
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,400 $4,800
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning $250 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Tax Rate 13.75%

                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                  23 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  CJ's Steakhouse
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Makai Club
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Kamehameha Hwy 54
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Kauai Grill
                  0.8 Miles
                  Nearest Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  Whale watching nearby. Only a short walk to Queen Emma's Bath, St. Regis Hotel, Westin, Hideaways Beach and Hanalei Beach at the St Regis Hotel. Close to the amazing Hanalei Bay and world class surfing, paddling, kayaking, fishing, sightseeing, hiking etc.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2009

                  About the owner: In 2001 my wife and I met while she was vacationing here from New York. A year later I moved to New York to be with her provided that we move somewhere with surfable coastline and NO WINTER before the start of the third winter. She kept her end of the bargain and then some. Now we are in Marina del Rey, CA. In 2005 we returned and had our 'surfer wedding' on the beach at Pinetrees and the reception at the restaurant we met at that I used to manage. Years later after my Mother died of Mesothelioma, the small settlement we received allowed us to fulfill our dream of owning a place on the North Shore of Kauai - the most beautiful place on earth.

                  Why the Owner Chose Nihilani:
                  When we bought in 2009 we looked at every property available in Princeville. Nihilani was the newest and best designed property around. The unit we found was barely lived in and only a few years old. Every other place we looked at looked so lived in and worn down, but this place was perfect. The upstairs downstairs layout makes it really feel like a single family home.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  Unlike other rentals, ours is furnished and decorated as a second home, not a rental unit. You will find the first class furnishings, kitchenware and decor that we enjoy on our many vacations to Princeville. Our unit is perfect for young children and comes stocked with a PaknPlay, baby gates, and a strap on high chair as well as infant and toddler toys. Rainy day? No problem, avail yourself to our extensive DVD/Blue Ray collection, board games or reading library.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • Our favorite spot!

                    Our favorite spot!

                  • Downstairs lanai off the living room

                    Downstairs lanai off the living room

                  • Guest bedroom with walk in closet perfect for the PaknPlay

                    Guest bedroom with walk in closet perfect for the PaknPlay

                  • Master bath

                    Master bath

                  • Wading area looking down at main pool

                    Wading area looking down at main pool

                  • Anini Reef from the Makai Course #14

                    Anini Reef from the Makai Course #14

                  • Hanalei Bay with Bali Hai in the background

                    Hanalei Bay with Bali Hai in the background

                  • Our beach wedding 2005

                    Our beach wedding 2005

                  • Living room entertainment center.  42" HDTV, BLUE RAY, XBOX etc

                    Living room entertainment center. 42" HDTV, BLUE RAY, XBOX etc

                  • Living room vista looking onto lanai

                    Living room vista looking onto lanai

                  • Master bedroom with King bed and reading nook

                    Master bedroom with King bed and reading nook

                  • Office with bed and trundle.  Copier/fax/scanner/printer, WIFI, phone headset

                    Office with bed and trundle. Copier/fax/scanner/printer, WIFI, phone headset

                  • Pool with waterfall

                    Pool with waterfall

                  • Guest room lanai

                    Guest room lanai

                  • Drivable #14 at the Makai Club

                    Drivable #14 at the Makai Club

                  • Hanalei Pier

                    Hanalei Pier

                  VRBO #350347

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                  $175 - $275 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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