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Private, Secluded Villas, Close to All Beaches!

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Last updated: 04/24/2014

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  • Minimum stay:5-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Poipu Crater condo description

This is an opportunity to enjoy the wonders of Kauai and Poipu Beach and the magic of this unique location for incredible low rates! You can save and still enjoy the polynesian ambiance that surrounds this magical place. We have Eight (8) lovely and very spacious condominium villas to choose from - all privately-owned and meticulously maintained two-level, open and spacious townhouse villas with a polynesian theme in a tropical garden setting.

Each villa has two levels. The upper level has a spacious master bedroom with ensuite. The entry level has a large living room, full-size kitchen, guest bedroom, bath with laundry, dining area and covered lanai off the living and dining rooms via sliding patio doors. These privately-owned villas are furnished with tropical and Polynesian themes and have all you need for a home-away-from-home experience. The kitchens include refrigerator, range, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster or toaster oven and other appliances and amenities, pots/pans, cutlery, flatware, dishes, glasses, linens, etc.

The villas are located in 7 acres of lush and immaculately maintained botanical-type gardens, just a 600 yard stroll away from famous golden sand beaches. Sunny Poipu boasts the best board and body surfing, snorkeling, boogie boarding, and wading beaches that are the envy of Kauai.

We offer all of the comforts to ensure a perfect vacation experience. You can wake up to the sounds of tropical birds then lounge around the large swimming pool, and enjoy a game of tennis or play table tennis in the resort's clubhouse common area. The prevailing trade winds keep the resort comfortable year-round.

With only 30 units in these 7 acres and only two villas per building - you will marvel at the spaciousness and tranquility this resort presents. Even so, these excellently outfitted and totally private villas are located close to award-winning beaches and are easily within strolling distance of several fine hotels, golf courses, and excellent restaurants.

Every sort of water sport can be found in Kauai and equipment for water activities is readily available for rent at Poipu area beaches. It is possible to walk for miles along the coast and beaches, many of which have a rich history with the Polynesian people.

Poipu Crater itself was called Piha ke Kua or “Place full of Gods” which was a sanctuary from nature’s storms and human retribution dating back to the 15th century. The natural volcanic crater is said to have been formed by the foot of the Goddess Pele when she formed the Hawaiian Islands. This sanctuary still exists today as a haven of beauty and tranquility.

If golf is your game this is your destination. Kauai and Poipu have many great golf courses and some are surprisingly affordable (imagine $9 for 9 holes!).

Keywords: Condominium, villa, townhouse, apartment, flat, accommodation, vacation rental, cottage, house, vacation home

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

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

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Convertible bed(s)


          • Each villa has a King bed in the Master Bedroom & two twin beds in the second bedroom. Some villas have a pull-out sofa in the Living Room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All utensils necessary for a group of 6 is provided in each villa....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Each villa has a full-size and fully-equipped kitchen....moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher


          • Linens Provided:

            All linens plus beach towels are provided....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Each villa has a private parking stall....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There are only 15 two-villa condominiums in this 7 acre garden setting. This is the lowest density resort in Poipu. Here you will enjoy spaciousness, privacy and quiet enjoyment of the tropical flowers, trees, palms and resident tropical birds. The buildings are situated to provide privacy and garden views. The spacious covered lanais (12’ by 12’) provided a unique “extra” room to enjoy the botanical landscape. There is a large swimming pool next to the large clubhouse and terrace with communal grills and close to the tennis court. With so few villas it is not unusual to have the pool all to yourself. ...moreless


              • Satellite / Cable:

                TV's in living room of all units. Most of the eight villas have another TV in the master bedroom and a third TV in the guest bedroom. Most have DVD players....moreless

              • Stereo:


              • Music Library
              • Ping Pong Table


              • Wireless Internet:

                Wifi is available in some villas and wifi is also located at the clubhouse for the use of all guests....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Some villas have broadband connectivity....moreless

              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                A large swimming pool is located next to the spacious clubhouse with 2 BBQs, table tennis and outdoor dining area....moreless

              • Sauna:

                There is one sauna in each of the Women's and Men's Dressing/Bath located at the Pool....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Each villa has a spacious (12' X 12') private lanai off the dining and living areas with lovely garden views. Ideal for dining al fresco, entertaining, reading, lounging and bird watching....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill


              • Restaurants
              • Fitness Center
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Fishing
              • Hunting
              • Surfing
              • Medical Services
              • Sailing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Botanical Garden
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Beachcombing
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • ATM/Bank
              • Laundromat
              • Cycling


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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
              5 night min stay
              Nov 1 - Dec 14, 2014
              5 night min stay
              Dec 15 - Jan 5, 2015
              10 night min stay
              Jan 6 - Apr 30, 2015
              5 night min stay
              May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
              5 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Not included


              High Season or Winter Holiday rates (Dec/15 to Jan/5) are US$ 195 per night, with a minimum stay of 10 nights, including Christmas & New Years.

              Hawaii Tax Number: W30358266

              -Security deposit = U$250 required at the time of booking. Of this, U$125 minus long-distance phone charges or damages is refunded and U$125 is a non-refundable cleaning fee.

              -Payment in full is required 60 days (or 90 days for reservations which include Dec/15 to Jan/5) before arrival at the crater, at which time key access numbersd, driving instructions, etc. are emailed out.

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              Beachcombing, beach walks, historical trails, table tennis, botanical gardens, petroglyphs, caves, sand dunes.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1995

              About the owner: We are retired, living on Vancouver Island (Canada)and own this beautiful island home - for over 15 years now. One of the pleasures that we enjoy with our vacation home is updating and maintaining the tropical atmosphere and providing visitors with a delightful holiday destination. We also co-manage rentals for seven other vacation homes for owners in the same complex. These are all individually owned condos each with their own unique style.

              Why the Owner Chose Poipu Crater:
              We have been visiting Kauai since the late 70's and found ourselves especially attracted to the Poipu Beach area. Always sunny and never crowded. When we decided to purchase our own property we asked people living in the area for the best location and we were told about this very special, private and lush tropical setting in the heart of Poipu. As soon as we entered the grounds we discovered a different and magical world with unique architecture in a quiet and spacious garden locale.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Fully equipped, meticulously maintained, two bedroom and two bathroom villas in a very private setting. Guests repeatedly tell us that one of the most treasured features of these villas is the large, private, covered lanais overlooking the gardens. This is the perfect setting for reading, bird watching, and dining al fresco. But the fun doesn't end on the lanai, there is the large swimming pool with ample deck chairs and tables for just 'hanging out' at the pool (with only 30 units, you might very well find you have the pool to yourself). Next to the pool is the patio area with tables for dining/relaxing/accessing your computer/etc. and next to that are two communal bbq grills. The clubhouse itself has tables, chairs, sofas and a great variety of books for your enjoyment. There are mens' and ladies' bathrooms/changing rooms by the pool each with a sauna. And the tennis court is a few steps away. What could be better?

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              Speaks: dutch, english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Canoe on Poipu Beach

                Canoe on Poipu Beach

              • Lush Tropical 7 Acre Garden Setting

                Lush Tropical 7 Acre Garden Setting

              • Bright Tropical-themed Living Room

                Bright Tropical-themed Living Room

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Extra Large and Private Lanai overlooking Gardens

                Extra Large and Private Lanai overlooking Gardens

              • Master Bedroom Ensuite

                Master Bedroom Ensuite

              • Guest Bedroom

                Guest Bedroom

              • Large Swimming Pool, Clubhouse, Saunas, Baths and Terrace Area with Gas BBQs

                Large Swimming Pool, Clubhouse, Saunas, Baths and Terrace Area with Gas BBQs

              • Nearby Poipu Beach

                Nearby Poipu Beach

              • Entrance to our Resort

                Entrance to our Resort

              • Bright Tropical-themed Living Room

                Bright Tropical-themed Living Room

              • Entry Hallway

                Entry Hallway

              • Kitchen with New Granite Countertop and Stainless Appliances

                Kitchen with New Granite Countertop and Stainless Appliances

              • Master Bedroom Vaulted Ceiling

                Master Bedroom Vaulted Ceiling

              • Master Bedroom with King Bed

                Master Bedroom with King Bed

              • Guest Bedroom with Twin Beds

                Guest Bedroom with Twin Beds

              • Covered Terrace at Clubhouse with Gas BBQ's

                Covered Terrace at Clubhouse with Gas BBQ's

              VRBO #45997

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              Date last modified - Monday, September 15, 2014

              $155 - $195 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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