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Ocean Front Luxury Condo: Best Ground Floor Puu Poa Unit

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Puu Poa condo description

This immaculate luxury condo, perched on an emerald bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, offers spectacular views of the surf and famous Bali Hai mountains.
On Kauai's North Shore, near Hanalei Bay, this 1900-square-foot, ground-floor unit is found in the Puu Poa Condominiums property that sits adjacent to the five-star St. Regis Princeville Resort Hotel.
Watch sunsets, whales, dolphins, tropical birds, sailboats and surfers from the private, covered lanai that opens directly onto the lawn overlooking the ocean. Relax, grill and eat on the lanai in any weather. Take the extra light lounge chairs out on the lawn and stretch out for sunbathing or relaxing after dark as you watch the stars and listen to the surf. Just a short walk away, across the lush grass, you'll find the heated pool and tennis courts.
Directly below the Puu Poa Condominiums sits the secluded Hideaways Beach. A favorite of many visitors to the island, Hideaways is one of the top-rated snorkeling spots on Kauai.
Enjoy all of this and all the beauty, fun and serenity Hawaii's Garden Island has to offer with Puu Poa #111 as your luxurious, comfortable, vacation home base.
The condo features an Italian-designed, gourmet, eat-in kitchen overlooking a large, open living room and dining area, all offering expansive views of the ocean and mountains. You'll find European furniture, plantation shutters and tiled floors throughout. Designed with attention to promoting a comfortable, bright, airy living space that fully takes advantage of the delightful ocean breezes.
Watch the sun rise and set over the ocean from the living room area, or turn on the 55-inch television and pop in a DVD.
On the covered lanai, use the Frontgate stainless steel grill and side burner to grill your meals. Enjoy the contemporary outdoor furniture: dining table and chairs and Italian lightweight lounge chairs.
The kitchen is outfitted with a Subzero refrigerator, wine/beverage cooler, washer/dryer, glass counter-top range, oven and all the pots, pans and utensils needed to prepare any gourmet feast.
The master bedroom has a queen-size bed, night stands, bookshelves, a computer desk and illuminated closet. The guest bedroom features another queen-size bed, closet, a chest of drawers and a flat-screen TV. There are remote-controlled ceiling fans with lights in each of the bedrooms and in the kitchen dining area and living room.
Enjoy shopping and dining in idyllic Hanalei where you'll find a farmers market, fish market and natural food store. Visit the world-renowned St. Regis Princeville Hotel and Puu Poa Beach. Explore Lumahai and Hanalei beaches; discover the famous backdrops for dozens of Hollywood films including 'South Pacific' and 'Jurassic Park.' Most recently, George Clooney and the cast of 'The Descendants' were filmed at the St. Regis Hotel.
At the end of Highway 560, a scenic drive along the Coast, you'll find opportunities for hiking, swimming and dining.

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king


              • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 child bed


              • master bedroom with queen bed, night stands, computer desk, book shelves and closet guest bedroom with full size bed, night stands, chest of drawers, closet and flat screen TV...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, tub


              • Bathroom 1 has two vanities and a large shower wit two separate shower heads....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Pantry Items:

                pots, pans, coffee grinder, baking utensils, wine accessories, small food processor, blender, beverage/wine cooler ...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Italian-designed, gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and glass counter-top range...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                dishes, glasses,pots, pans, cooking utensils, place mats...moreless

              • Dining:

                in kitchen or formal dining area or on the lanai...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                New Melitta automated coffee maker...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Stove
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Towels Provided:

                For bath and beach...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking
              • Linens Provided
              • Iron & Board
              • Hair Dryer
              • Living Room seats 6


              • Television:

                (2) 55-inch flat-screen in living room 42-inch flat-screen in guest bedroom...moreless

              • Toys:

                Some toys are available, including beach toys and a sturdy beach shovel...moreless

              • Books:

                Library containing English and German books...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Time Warner cable service...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Still small but growing...moreless

              • DVD Player


              Pool & Spa

              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                dinging table with 5 chairs, two long chairs, potted lowers and palms, storage boxes for garden tools and sport equipment: soccer ball, snorkels, fins, 2 beach chairs, 2 sun umbrellas, ...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Stainless Grill by Frontgate (Dynamic Cooking Systems)...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Snorkel, goggles, flippers and soccer ball available...moreless

              • Porch / Veranda:

                covered, opens directly onto lawn...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Boat
              • Tennis
              • Golf


              • Adventure
              • Romantic
              • Away From It All
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Oceanfront:

                See virtual tour at 111...moreless

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View


              • Botanical Garden
              • Laundromat
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Sailing
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Cycling
              • Scenic Drives
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Shopping
              • Fishing


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              from 19 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Oct 1 - Nov 15, 2014
              4 night min stay
              Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
              6 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • cleaning $225 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 13.42%


              A $500 security deposit is due upon booking; fully refunded after inspection by manager, usually within 72 hours. A clean-out fee of $225.00 will be charged as well as 13.42% Hawaii taxes

              Payment in full is required if the reservation is within 30 days

              prior to arrival. 15% military discount for qualified personnel.

              A down payment is required for reservation more than 30 days prior to arrival.

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 07/24/2014
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              30 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 56
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              St. Regis Hotel
              0.3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              St. Regis Hotel

              Car: Necessary

              Premier surfing from Hideaway Beach below Puu Poa during winter half year - a gift from favorable trade winds.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1992

              About the owner: We have enjoyed several months per year in our Puu Poa home since having completely remodeled it in 1996-1997. We are retired from working in our own R&D company, from employment in a large US company and from being on the faculty of a major university. Coming originally from Germany, the European influence on the design of the interior of the property is apparent. Other design goals were achieving a light and airy internal environment. Direct and hot sunlight is avoided which, combined with louvered windows for 24-hour cross ventilation, keeps the interior comfortably cool. The covered lanai with contemporary patio furniture and cooking/grilling facilities offers outdoor living at its finest.

              Why the Owner Chose Puu Poa:
              We chose Puu Poa for several reasons besides the obvious ones, namely climate and lifestyle. The condominium's structure is solid concrete (not primarily wood) and, thus, hurricane resistant. Our unit is on the ground floor 140 ft. above sea level (therefore tsunami proof) with extraordinary views of ocean, mountains, sunrises and sunsets,waterfalls and rainbows; provides direct access across the lawn to the swimming pool and has several beaches nearby. The 'backyard' invites sunbathing in front of our lanai. The lanai itself is one of the essential living spaces of our home.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Watching sunsets, whales, dolphins, tropical birds, sailboats and surfers directly from the lanai in the year-round mild climate; the easy access to site seeing, beaches, the swimming pool and to shopping for local food in farmers markets have made us fall in love with our niche in paradise. The serenity of our place is a treat we could not do without.

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              Speaks: german, english



              • View from Lanai

                View from Lanai

              • Lanai


              • Welcome to our Home,
Entrance and Dining

                Welcome to our Home, Entrance and Dining

              • Atrium Garden and Views

                Atrium Garden and Views

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Kitchen Area

                Kitchen Area

              • View toward Lanai

                View toward Lanai

              • Lanai


              • Master Bedroom  with king-size
bed and ocean view

                Master Bedroom with king-size bed and ocean view

              • Master Bathroom: view from shower area

                Master Bathroom: view from shower area

              • Guest Bathroom

                Guest Bathroom

              • Hidden Beach; View in Front of Lanai

                Hidden Beach; View in Front of Lanai

              • Puu Poa Condominiums

                Puu Poa Condominiums

              • View from the lanai during breakfast and a brief distant rain shower

                View from the lanai during breakfast and a brief distant rain shower

              • Atrium Living; Dining and Games

                Atrium Living; Dining and Games

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • View toward Informal Dining and Kitchen

                View toward Informal Dining and Kitchen

              • Kitchen Island

                Kitchen Island

              • Entrance to Lanai

                Entrance to Lanai

              • Lanai


              • Mater Bathroom Shower with two shower heads

                Mater Bathroom Shower with two shower heads

              • Guest Bedroom with queen-size bed

                Guest Bedroom with queen-size bed

              • Swimming Pool accessible across lawn

                Swimming Pool accessible across lawn

              • Serenity on the Lanai

                Serenity on the Lanai

              VRBO #443703

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

              $260 - $350 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/24/14
              Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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