Mountain Retreat in Kauai's Namahana Vortex

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Last updated: 10/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

HOMESTAY Private Estate Cottage: secluded, luxury guest quarters in a gated residence. Owners adjacent and available for questions and tour --or to give you complete privacy as you wish. Private entrance, lanai, outdoor shower. Covered porte cochere exclusively for your use, plus plenty of additional gravel parking. Warm wood and stone finishes throughout. Fully appointed suites with gourmet kitchenette complete with stainless appliances. An executive chef is welcome and will find cooking here a pleasure. WiFi and cable TV. Minutes from north shore beaches, perched high above and bordering a protected, pristine, undeveloped state forest reserve. Beautiful country hikes, panoramic views, and privacy all nestled beneath the energetic vortex area makai of Mt. Namahana. A truly special and unique site perfect for your artistic sabbatical or inspirational retreat. Magnificent views of the surrounding valleys and mountains.


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Not childprooofed for children toddler aged or younger, bring your own childproofing equipment. Some baby gear available, please ask....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    case by case, must be specified in contract and extra deposit required...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Please enjoy and add to our 'vacation book library.' Beach closet with beach chairs, toys, and cooler are yours to use. We are happy to answer any questions you might have about where to go, what to do, what to bring. Just ask! It's the beauty of having an owner onsite ...but far enough away to give complete privacy....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large flat screen TV in living room with comfy sofa....moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    remote controlled units in both bedrooms, although you rarely need it in this cool mountain air!...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Convenient front door covered loading and loading for all that beach gear....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    U.S. interstate calls free. International calls may be placed on calling card account....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    High quality, soft Ralph Lauren linens and towels. Down comforters with duvet covers (which get organically dry cleaned between each stay)....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Land line available to use....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Easy internet access....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Kauai has amazing private chefs! We encourage you to try one out, and are happy to make recommendations....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    State of the art chef's kitchen with gas range, granite counters, and good lighting. Pull up bar stools for entertaining and cooking...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Beautiful wrap around deck with outdoor dining table and gas grill. Incredible views....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill


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7 night min stay

$3,500 $9,500
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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 10/22/2015
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24 Miles
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kilauea Market
4 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

Privacy, convenient location (15 min to Hanalei), and views, views, views!!! Our farm is perched on the slopes of Namahana Mountain and the edge of the Halalea Forest Reserve, on a secluded lot. At the same time you are just minutes to the world class beaches of Kauai's North Shore. Beautiful Kalihiwai Bay is tranquil and glassy in the summertime and perfect for family fun, but in wintertime the big swells roll in, gracing us with some of the best advanced surfing conditions in Hawai'i.

Even closer to home, Pilates Kauai, the best personal training studio on the North Shore, is just a pop through our palm hedge.

Kilauea town is a short drive down the mountain and provides necessities like groceries and gas (and yoga!) in a cute and funky small-town setting. The Kilauea Fish Market is a must-do for lunch or dinner. Its Ahi Wrap featured on the Travel Channel's as 'The Best Thing I Ever Ate.'

World famous Hanalei town is the quintessential beach town, with a laid-back, happy vibe that only Kauai can create. Coffee, beach boutiques, yoga, surfboard rental: you'll find it all here.

Returning home to your mountaintop retreat could quite possibly be the most beautiful drive home you'll ever experience.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Originally from Los Angeles, we found this small piece of Kauai aina in 2005 (or more correctly, it found us) and we have never looked back. Because it is our home, we care for it with great pride and attention to detail.

Why the Owner Chose Kilauea:
Seeing is believing. When we dream of beauty, we dream this. If peace, earth, sky, nature, prana are your things, this is your place.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This site is one of the most wonderful spots on the north shore, a well kept local secret and quite simply, our favorite place on earth. Nestled on the slopes of Mt. Namahana, a site revered by the ancient Hawaiians as sacred and belonging to the keepers of souls, the energy and beauty of the natural surroundings of our home never fail to nurture and inspire. All within a handy drive to north shore sites and world class beaches.

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Speaks: english



  • Let it Shine
View from Lanai

    Let it Shine View from Lanai

  • Approach to the cottage.

    Approach to the cottage.

  • Kitchen fully stocked.

    Kitchen fully stocked.

  • Room with a view.

    Room with a view.

  • Full moon.

    Full moon.

  • Parking and port cochere.

    Parking and port cochere.

  • Lounge.


  • Stone, tile & wood.

    Stone, tile & wood.

VRBO #437717

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

Minimum stay: 7 nights
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