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Poipu Beach - Upgraded 2-BR, 2-BA Condo - Free Pool, Tennis & Fitness Center

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Volker and Gina Bauerle - owners of Kiahuna Plantation condo

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: SPECIAL NIGHTLY RATE from Sept. 27-Oct. 7, 2014 Details

Kiahuna Plantation condo description

Kiahuna Plantation is a low density beach front Condo Resort, the only one on sunny Poipu Beach. Contact owner for best price, as little as $41.50 per person/per night, based on maximum occupancy. Internet connection, the use of the pool, tennis and the Fitness Center at the newly named POIPU BEACH ATHLETIC CLUB are FREE for our guests. FYI...the pool, next to the tennis courts, has re-opened on December 23, 2013. If you book with or through OUTRIGGER, you probably will have NO ACCESS to the new POIPU BEACH ATHLETIC CLUB.
Call 562-691-3643 or e-mail to vbauerle@rugart.com to determine if you qualify for our Family & Friends Rate, which is not advertised.

New Legislation. Starting July 1, 2012, a new law HB 2078 regarding rental properties has been in effect. This law requires out of-state owners, like us, to post our local agent, Roy Thompson, 808-742-2200, and our Hawaiian Transient Accommodations Registration No. W40955782-01.

Volker & Regina Bauerle, the owners of the 2-BR, 2-BA Condo, will handle all the booking via e-mail vbauerle@rugart.com, or by phone 562-691-3643. A superior Management Company with an office at the Kiahuna Plantation manages our unit.

Nestled within 35 acres of lush lawns and tropical gardens are plantation style buildings, no higher than a palm tree. Our unit is open and airy due to large sliding doors and windows with louvers that open to catch the cooling Hawaiian tradewinds.

The master bedroom on the first floor features a King Bed, 2 night stands, a separate dressing room and full bath with tub. The master bath has been renovated in October 2012. A dresser - with a TV on top - and 2 large closets are provided for your clothes including a safe for valuables. A 6' sliding door leads to your private lanai with 2 lounges and a chair & table where you can relax with a good book and listen to the birds sing.

In January 2013, new Island Shutters have been installed in the master bedroom for your privacy.

Our 2nd bedroom has 2 single beds, a night stand, a large dresser and a closet. The guest bathroom, which has been totally renovated in August 2012, is off the hall featuring a large enclosed shower, with a sink inside a cabinet with a granite top.

On the 2nd. floor, the living/dining room (great room) is spacious (20' x 24'). The full-service kitchen was recently updated with new cabinets, a stove, microwave dishwasher and refrigerator. Even a small oven is provided for warming up bread, or making toast. An electric coffee machine, mixer to make your tropical drinks & smoothies, and all the dishes, pots and utensils you need are provided.

Next to the kitchen is the dining area with a glass top table and 6 chairs. 2 people can sleep on the pull-out couch in the living room, which has been re-upholstered -- together with 2 wicker chairs - in 2012. The 42' LCD TV sits on top of a dresser with FREE cable provided, including FREE Internet service for your computer.

The drapes in the great room have been replaced in January 2013 with off-white Island Shutters.

Your private balcony is right outside the living room, where you can - if you like - eat most of your meals, like we do, to save money. We usually shop at Costco in Lihue. They have a large variety of fish, sushi & sashimi, appetizers, and ready-made meals, including wines & spirits available. The Lihue Costco features more products than our local Costco in California. There is ample room for 6 people to eat, using the round table & chairs on the balcony. In addition, you can also relax on a lounging chair and sip your favorite drink while watching the colorful birds in the huge, 100 year old monkey-pod tree facing the balcony. We especially like the red-crested cardinals. They'll eat right out of your hands.

In April 2013, the entry and the kitchen tile has been replaced with 16'x16' tiles, installed in a diamond pattern.

A new barbeque below our property will help you get quick, cost-efficient meals on your table. Even a hamburger or hot dog tastes better from the BBQ at the Kiahuna Plantation than at home.

However, if you prefer eating out and you don't want to drive, here are some of your choices: The Plantation Gardens Restaurant is right around the corner from our building. Across the street at the Kiahuna Shopping Center are 4 places to eat. There is upscale Roy's Poipu Bar & Grill. Medium priced Keoki's Paradise with open air dining is a favorite. If you're a hamburger fan, go to Tropical Burgers at the NE corner of the shopping center. Or eat a Puka Dog (next door to the Tropical Burgers restaurant) with a choice of unusual toppings.

One of the newest additions for fine dining is a mile west of our complex at the Kukui'ula Village in Koloa. Merriman's is good, but pricy. Our favorite for special occasions is Josselin's Bar & Grill, right across from Merriman's. Jean Marie Josselin used to be the owner/chef of A Pacific Cafe in Kapaa, possibly the best restaurant in Hawaii. Unfortunately it closed a few years ago. We were pleasantly surprised when our favorite chef opened his new restaurant in 2010. You got to try the Lychee Sangria. It is out of this world, made with white wine (not red like your typical sangria) plus secret ingredients. One of the staff members gave us the recipe for this killer drink. We now serve it at our home to special guests. Everybody raves about it.

If you like Mexican food, the Kukui'ula Village recently opened a restaurant that takes care of your cravings. Our grandson and friend told us that the food and atmosphere is better than at Mexican restaurants in California.

Around the Kiahuna Plantation property you find a multitude of beautiful blossoms and colorful foliage. Take in the aromas of sweet plumerias, orchids and hibiscus. Watch the palms gracefully swaying in the breeze, and find flowers, trees and shrubs you may have never seen before.

The Moir Cactus Garden is another spectacular attraction on the resort grounds, created almost 80 years ago. You'll discover that this Condo Resort is so much more relaxing than similar places on Oahu and Mauai with their hustle and bustle.

Serene and uncrowded, a short walk from our condo will lead you to the best swimming beach on Kauai. Feel the warm white sand sift through your toes as the Hawaiian sun embraces you. Gaze at the brilliant blue waters of Poipu Beach and watch as the sunrays dance on the waves. You can go surfing, boogie-boarding, snorkeling, sunbathing, or reading a good book under a palm tree in the vast lawn facing the ocean. Free towels and beach chairs are provided at the Beach Hut for our guests. Surf-and boogie boards are available for rental. Surf lessons are also available.

The famous Poipu Bay Golf Course, former site of the annual Grand Slam tournament, is 2 miles east, next to the Hyatt Poipu Hotel. The Kiahuna Golf Course is just north of our property. Other great golf courses are nearby. As one of our guests we'll reveal the name and location of a little-known golf course where you can play for less than $30. If you're interested, just ask us.

Many other fun things, like horseback riding, scuba diving, windsurfing, etc. are available all year around. If you like hiking, we can help you find the perfect trails. You can reach the Waimea Canyon in about an hour by car. Mark Twain called it 'The Grand Canyon of the Pacific.'

As you can see, there is simply no shortage of things to do, including helicopter rides around this amazing island. Make your plans today and we'll help you have the greatest vacation of your lifetime.

Keywords: Quiet, peaceful, children-friendly, relaxing, tranquil, spacious, close to shopping, restaurants, close to ocean, tennis, golf, horseback riding, water sports, scuba diving, deap-sea fishing, surfing, boogie-boarding, celebrations i.e. birthdays, weddings, anniversaries...

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bathroom 2

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          • Master Bath with tub & toilet adjoined to dressing room. Guest Bath has large shower, granite top sink & toilet. Both bathrooms have been refurbished in 2012....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dining
          • Oven
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            The living room and dining room (great room are large, 480 square feet (24' x 20'). A 12' sliding door with Island Shutters leads to the 20' balcony that faces a huge 100-year old Monkey-pod tree. ...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking
          • Towels Provided
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street

          Other Amenities

              • View/Location Garden View

              Entertainment

              • Video Library
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Shared Hot Tub

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                The Kiahuna Pool has a waterfall & slide, and a special area for small children...moreless

              • Spa Whirlpool

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill:

                A new double-grill with a granite top has recently been installed. It is right below our condo under the Monkey-pod tree....moreless

              • Balcony:

                The balcony is approximately 20' x 8'. A round table with six chairs, and a lounge with a small table are provided...moreless

              • Tennis:

                The Kiahuna Tennis Courts are adjacent to the pool. Guest can play there AT NO COST...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

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

              Location & View

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Tennis
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Arboretum
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Surfing
                  • Festivals
                  • Walking
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Luaus
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Hunting
                   

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                  Special offer: SPECIAL NIGHTLY RATE from Sept. 27-Oct. 7, 2014

                  Call homeowner at 562-691-3643 for Special Nightly Rate.

                  Offer for: Sep 27, 2014 - Oct 7, 2014 View calendar

                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $249
                  Christmas/New Year
                  Dec 18 - Jan 6, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $327
                  High Season
                  Jan 7 - Feb 28, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $287
                  High Season
                  Jun 15 - Aug 31, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $287
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $249

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                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 13.416%

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                  Location

                  • Poipu Beach

                    "Poipu Beach is one of the top rated beaches on the garden island. Kiahuna Plantation is the..."

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                  • Na Pali Coast State Park

                    "One of the "must see" places in Kauai is the Na Pali Coast. The sight is awesome with 4,000..."

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                  • Puka Dog Hawaiian Style Hot Dogs

                    "If you like hot dogs, you'll love Puka Dog Hawaiian Style Hot Dogs. The condiments aren't j..."

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                  • Beach House Restaurant

                    "If you like sunsets while enjoying a special dinner, you want to make reservations at the Be..."

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                  • Fern Grotto

                    "The Fern Grotto is a favorite place for couples to get married. However, it is not just for..."

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                  • Brennecke's Beach Broiler

                    "Brennecke's Beach Broiler is an institution on Poipu Beach. They serve breakfast, lunch and..."

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                  • Hawaii Movie Tours

                    "If you're a movie fan, you want to sign up for the Hawaii Movie Tours. Jurassic Park is pro..."

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                  • Wailua Falls

                    "In 1980 we first visited Kauai. Before that we've stayed in Oahu. Maui and the Big Island b..."

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                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Lihue
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Poipu Rd
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Poipu
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Keoki and Roy's
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Kiahuna Golf Club
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Plantation Gardens on premises

                  Car: Recommended

                  Kiahuna Plantation is the only condo resort that has its own beach at Poipu Beach. Swimming, snorkling, surfing, paddle boarding, or just relaxing on the big lawn with a good book, facing the ocean are some of the attractions that travelers enjoy. Nearby is a diving school where you can get certified. On the premises is a restaurant and 4 more across the street from Kiahuna Plantation. Unlike other places, tennis is FREE for our guests. Our pool, next to the tennis courts, is also open again since December 23, 2013. In addition, a new Fitness Center has been added to be enjoyed by our guests -- AT NO COST -- in the newly named POIPU BEACH ATHLETIC CLUB.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 1985

                  About: My wife Gina and I love to travel to exotic destinations. We've visited Tahiti and neighboring islands 7 times, and the Fijian islands 3 times. We also took cruises in the South Pacific, Mexico, Caribbean, Mediterranean, and Scandinavian countries including Russia. We've been in Oahu, Maui and the Big Island, but avoided Kauai because we heard it is the wettest spot on earth. However, once we found out that the Poipu Beach area only gets about 35 inches a year, we booked a trip. When we discovered Kiahuna Plantation, we knew that this 'Special Place' was our own personal Paradise. We've been operating our own Carpet & Interior Store since 1963. At times it was so hectic, the only thing to keep us from going out of our mind was our condo in Kauai. A couple of weeks at this healing island (people call it the Garden Island and Healing Island) helped recharge our batteries. In 1987 we got tired of selling the same old regular carpets. That's when we developed a system to create one-of-a-kind carpets matching each client's decor. Home-and business owners loved it. In 1991 we opened a hands-on workshop to teach our secret craft to entrepreneurs from the US, Canada, Singapore, the UK & Ireland, Saudi Arabia... Over 600 individuals were trained and they now operate their own business offering custom carpets in their areas. Most of our annual conventions were conducted at the Kiahuna Plantation. Our Affiliates just loved this wonderful place, almost as much as us. Daily we enjoy our 4-5 minute walk to Poipu Beach. We find a shady spot under a palm tree in the lush lawn facing the ocean and read a book. Besides playing tennis or reading a good book, swimming & snorkeling are one of our favorite things to do. We also enjoy longer hikes up in the mountains, or along the beach. Grilling local fresh fish or meat on the BBQ below our property is more satisfying to us than spending a lot of money at restaurants.

                  Why Kiahuna Plantation:
                  Our first visit to Kiahuna Plantation was in August 1980. A friend raved about this 'Special Place' (translation of 'Kiahuna') because of its beautifully landscaped property and the spectacular Tennis Club. That's exactly what we were looking for. You see, my wife Gina's brother, sister-in-law and their son visited us from Germany, And since their son Wolfi Leitner, was the Bavarian Junior Tennis Champion (later to be selected to the German Junior Davis Cup with Boris Becker, Michael Stich...), we wanted to treat our guests to the finest. On first sight we fell in love with this low-key condo complex. Everybody enjoyed this special vacation...and the accommodations, the tennis, beach and the tranquility of the island made it especially memorable. My wife and I returned 3 years later. That's when we found out that the condos were individually owned. In January 1985 we bought unit #223 and never regretted it. Ron, our oldest son, celebrated his 30th. and 40th. birthday, together with his family. Our oldest granddaughter Cassidy, who was 2 years old when visiting for the 1st. time, spent her honeymoon with husband Ben at Kiahuna. Brothers Chase & Clay, surfed many times on Poipu Beach. Our son Ray with wife and twin girls Rachel & Robin from Houston, TX were here as well. Robert, our youngest, knows Kiahuna inside and out. Sepp & Christa from Munich enjoyed two additional vacations with us. My sisters Dagmar & Sigrid from Stuttgart, Germany visited us while I celebrated my 50th. birthday. Marty, my brother and family love to join us in Kauai as often as possible. Many friends from California vacationed with us here and had a wonderful time. Gina and I usually visit Kiahuna twice a year, in May and October. We've been asked: 'Don't you get tired of this place?' Our answer is 'No, we still discover new places to hang out, new hikes, waterfalls, etc.' Kiahuna Plantation is our home away from home and we can hardly wait to visit again.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  It's a short walk to Poipu Beach and to the new POIPU BEACH ATHLETIC CLUB (POOL, TENNIS & FITNESS CENTER), because our condo is right in the middle of the property. 5 restaurants including upscale Roy's can be reached by foot within 5 minutes. A Whaler's store is across the street for buying groceries, including a large selection of wines & spirits, T-shirts, sweaters, postcards, calenders & gifts. Starbucks is across the street as well, to take care of your caffeine cravings. Less than a mile is the new Kukui'ula Center with little shops and several restaurants. The choices range from hamburgers & hot dogs at Bubba's, to quality Mexican food, to organic, to upscale at Merryman's, to our favorite -- Josselin's Bar & Grill, specializing in 'Tapas' and 'Lychee Sangria.' You can also find a seafood restaurant that opened in October 2012... Old Town Koloa is a couple of miles away with its quaint shops, markets and restaurants. Less than a mile from our condo you can learn how to scuba dive and get licensed.


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                  Speaks: german, english

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                  Photos

                  • Volker and Gina Bauerle - owners
of Kiahuna Plantation condo

                    Volker and Gina Bauerle - owners of Kiahuna Plantation condo

                  • Gina with grandkids Rachel & Robin
from Houston, TX

                    Gina with grandkids Rachel & Robin from Houston, TX

                  • View to kitchen with new tile
installed in April 2013

                    View to kitchen with new tile installed in April 2013

                  • Master Bedroom with new 
Island Shutters facing Lanai

                    Master Bedroom with new Island Shutters facing Lanai

                  • Guest Bedroom

                    Guest Bedroom

                  • View from Balcony with Ocean  
visible between 2 Buildings

                    View from Balcony with Ocean visible between 2 Buildings

                  • Katarina Feeding Red Crested Cardinal

                    Katarina Feeding Red Crested Cardinal

                  • Marissa - our grandson Chase's friend - surrounded by stunning Heliconia Plant

                    Marissa - our grandson Chase's friend - surrounded by stunning Heliconia Plant

                  • Rachel & Robin, our beach-and
ocean loving grandkids from Texas

                    Rachel & Robin, our beach-and ocean loving grandkids from Texas

                  • Gina and Marissa at Allenton Gardens

                    Gina and Marissa at Allenton Gardens

                  • Grandson Chase with Kee Beach
in the background

                    Grandson Chase with Kee Beach in the background

                  • View from Kalalau Trail

                    View from Kalalau Trail

                  • Entry to our building at
the Kiahuna Plantation

                    Entry to our building at the Kiahuna Plantation

                  • Great room with new Island Shutters facing balcony and Monkey Pod Tree

                    Great room with new Island Shutters facing balcony and Monkey Pod Tree

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Master Bathroom -- Renovated in 2012

                    Master Bathroom -- Renovated in 2012

                  • Guest Bathroom -- Renovated in 2012

                    Guest Bathroom -- Renovated in 2012

                  • Brazilian Cardinal inspecting breakfast

                    Brazilian Cardinal inspecting breakfast

                  • Tropical Orchid Garden 
visible from Balcony

                    Tropical Orchid Garden visible from Balcony

                  • Our gang on Poipu Beach

                    Our gang on Poipu Beach

                  • Peter & Katarina in Kiahuna Pool

                    Peter & Katarina in Kiahuna Pool

                  • View from one of our favorite hikes

                    View from one of our favorite hikes

                  • Beach at the end of the
famous Kalalau Trail

                    Beach at the end of the famous Kalalau Trail

                  • Sunset at Poipu Beach

                    Sunset at Poipu Beach

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