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View of golf course and ocean from living room. Swivel chairs face view or room.

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Emmalani Court condo description

E komo mai! Welcome to paradise on the magical North Shore of Kauai. Our 2 bedroom/2 bathroom ocean and golf course view condo in the favored #2 building at Emmalani Court is the perfect place to call home during your stay on the Garden Island. Unlike many vacation rentals and hotels in the islands, you will know you are in Hawaii while you are here. Our condo is adorned with Hawaiian quilts and pillows, shells, and art. It is bright and airy, spacious and comfortable, with a degree of quiet and privacy not always found in condos. The entire unit has air conditioning, although 360 days of the year you will find that nature provides the best possible airflow with our wonderful Hawaiian trade winds. The 9 foot high floor to ceiling windows and sliding glass doors ensure gorgeous views of the ocean from your California King bed in the master bedroom as well as from your private lanai (balcony patio), and the incredibly comfortable swivel recliner chairs at the end of the living room. The endless green of the 8th hole of the Makai Golf Course, dotted with native hala tress, fills your view from the kitchen and dining area on through the rest of the living room. Bird and nature lovers will especially appreciate the nenes (the world’s rarest geese, who live here year-round) and albatross that nest and socialize right outside the windows.

Our second bedroom features 2 single beds which can also be placed together and covered with a foam pad to make a king size bed (linens available for both arrangements). Richard (owner) hand-crafted the beautiful desk of local kamani wood, where you can catch up with family, friends, and work (if you absolutely must!) while soaking in a view of tropical plants and Mt. Namolokama, the majestic peak which rises above Hanalei Bay. Both bathrooms have shower/tubs (jacuzzi tub in master bathroom). Pocket doors make it possible to close the second bed/bath area from the rest of the unit, if you so desire. This is the perfect arrangement for 2 couples or 3 generations traveling together. In the spacious entry hall you will find a large washer and dryer for your use.

The kitchen includes full oven, refrigerator, microwave, and everything else you might need should you choose to cook. We provide locally grown Kauai coffee and a complete assortment of spices for your enjoyment. Margaret teaches an organic gardening class at our local elementary school and would be happy to provide you with a bouquet of her homegrown herbs. Margaret is also a jeweler. Just ask to receive a free pair of earrings or necklace. Another little something extra we provide is a wide assortment of brand new pillows to suit any preference. We have down and down-alternative in both soft and firm, king and standard, a body pillow, and neck rolls. We truly want to make this your best vacation ever. Just let us know how we can help and we’ll do our best to accommodate you.

We have lived in Haena, at the end of the road on the North Shore of Kauai, for decades. When we decided to share our love of this garden paradise by buying a vacation rental in Princeville, we waited until a second floor unit in the #2 building of Emmalani Court became available. The second floor has by far the best views of the ocean and far more privacy. Emmalani Court has the envied reputation of being the hidden jewel of Princeville. It is small (just 46 units), quiet, has an excellent location, and a cleaner, fresher appearance and feel than most other complexes. In addition to a pool, hot tub, and 2 grills, Emmalani Court is lucky to have our wonderful on-site manager, Jesse. He's on the spot to help in the unlikely event of a maintenance issue. Covered parking (out of the sun and rain) is another advantage. Located within easy walking distance of the famous St. Regis Hotel (formerly the Princeville Hotel), with its gourmet restaurants and unbeatable sunset views, Emmalani Court also has easy access (3 minute walk) to the ocean bluff near the 8th hole of the Makai Golf Course. Locals and visitors alike love to stroll to this spot to watch the sunset, often accompanied by a glass of wine or a slice of pizza carried from home. This is an experience you should definitely take advantage of at the beginning of your stay. We guarantee you’ll be tempted to savor the sunsets here every evening while you’re here!

We know you will have a wonderful vacation here on Kauai, and we look forward to welcoming you to our island home. Aloha!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1192 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            or 1 king...moreless

          • California king bed in Master Bedroom, which opens directly to private lanai (balcony/patio) with table and chairs. Second bedroom has 2 single beds which can be placed together, covered with a foam pad, and made into a king-size bed. Linens available for both. Please advise in advance if you would like king configuration so we can prepare it for you....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Jacuzzi tub/shower in Master Bathroom...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Full spice rack, condiments, coffee and tea, and paper goods. Fresh herbs upon request if staying at least one week. Check with owner if you have a shorter stay....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            with locally grown Kauai coffee provided for your enjoyment...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Full size refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen in condo....moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            covered...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • We are happy to connect you with local services from providers we can vouch for, including massage therapists (in the condo or at their place of business), private chefs, the best local kayak company, and a wide variety of activities providers....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Toys:

                Beach toys for young and old alike, including boogie boards, beach chairs and towels, and sand castle toys for the young and young-at-heart...moreless

              • Books:

                A wide selection of novels and other books are available, including Elizabeth Peters, Anne Perry, Dick Francis and many others...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Our favorite Hawaiian music is available on CD for your listening pleasure, in addition to a selection of other music...moreless

              • Television:

                flat screen TVs in every room 46' in living room 39' in master bedroom 31' in second bedroom...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                in living room and each bedroom, together with a selection of DVDs for adults and children...moreless

              • Games:

                Monopoly, various card games, chess and checkers, backgammon...moreless

              Communications

              Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                In fenced area with pool, so it is only available to you and other Emmalani guests...moreless

              • Communal Pool:

                Well-maintained complex pool ...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Tennis:

                Makai Golf Course just a 5 minute walk away has 4 tennis courts. Tennis rackets available; contact owner....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Discounted rates on kayak rental or tours from Na Pali Kayak in Hanalei. Contact owner....moreless

              • Golf:

                Makai Golf Course just a 5 minute walk away. Princeville Golf Course nearby....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                Available in Hanalei for rent. Contact owner for delivery options....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                your own private lanai (patio) with table and chairs for 4....moreless

              • Boat:

                Boats tours available in Hanalei....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Two boogie boards in condo...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                two in pool area...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Balcony

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                View of the ocean from your private lanai (balcony), master bed, and part of living room...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Partial mountain view from second bedroom and lanai (balcony)...moreless

              • Golf Course Front:

                On the 8th hole of the Makai Golf Course...moreless

              • Resort:

                in the Princeville resort community...moreless

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Pier Fishing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Golf
              • Tennis
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Hiking
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Fishing
              • Luaus
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Basketball Court
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Peak Summer
              Jun 1 - Aug 31
              5 night min stay
              $179
              $1,155 $4,170
              Christmas and New Year's
              Dec 21 - Jan 11
              5 night min stay
              $179
              $1,155
              Spring Break
              Mar 15 - Apr 26
              5 night min stay
              $179
              $1,155 $4,170
              My Standard Rate
              5 night min stay
              $165
              $1,113 $3,870
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $150 + tax
              • Tax Rate 4.16%

              Notes:

              $49 nonrefundable damage protection fee OR refundable $500 deposit

              Our cancellation policy is to refund your rental fee (minus a $50 booking fee ) if you cancel 30 days or more before the start of your stay. After that, $100 will be forfeited, and only the amount we are able to earn from another booking during that time will be returned to you.

              Rates are subject to change prior to payment.


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 07/09/2014
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              Location

              29 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Lihue Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Hideaways
              0.6 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The St. Regis Bar
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Makai Golf Course
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Infigo's

              Car: Recommended

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: I have lived in Haena on the North Shore of Kauai for two decades, and in the Hawaiian Islands for three. I earned my Master's in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hawaii on Oahu in the early '90s. I sailed the South Pacific for 3 years before settling in Haena on Kauai. My 2 sons were born and raised here. The youngest still attends Hanalei Elementary School, where I teach an organic gardening class to K through 6th grade. In addition, I have made jewelry off and on for the past 30 years, and, now that the kids are older, I'm finally able to indulge my love of gems and jewelry through house parties and visitors to my workshop.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              I had been looking for a vacation rental to buy off and on for years, but when I found Emmalani Court, and specifically the second floor of the #2 building, I knew nothing else would do. I love the peaceful quiet of this complex and the way the unit pulls the beautiful views right into the space. Even though you're in a condo complex in a resort area, you feel like you're alone in your own private slice of paradise. Everything else looked dark after looking at this. I think you'll appreciate the difference once you have stayed here as well. The arrangement of the rooms is also well-suited to many different combinations of people: one or two couples, a group of friends, a family, even 3 generations traveling together: grandparents, adult children and one or two grandchildren. The location is perfect both for adventurers who look forward to spending every possible moment outside exploring the endless beaches, mountains, and valleys of the island, as well as those who prefer to take it easy while enjoying the view of native birds and breaching humpback whales right from the comfort and privacy of their home away from home. Everything you need is right here, mostly within walking distance, and yet the beauty of Kauai flows right into your living room.


              Contact us

              Speaks: german, english

               

              Photos

              • View of golf course and ocean from living room. Swivel chairs face view or room.

                View of golf course and ocean from living room. Swivel chairs face view or room.

              • Dining table for 6 and living room with 46' flat screen TV

                Dining table for 6 and living room with 46' flat screen TV

              • View from the end of the living room (same from lanai).

                View from the end of the living room (same from lanai).

              • Second bedroom with 2 singles or one king

                Second bedroom with 2 singles or one king

              • Dining area and full kitchen. Two more dining chairs are available in the condo.

                Dining area and full kitchen. Two more dining chairs are available in the condo.

              • Mt. Namolokama above Hanalei River as seen from the lookout.

                Mt. Namolokama above Hanalei River as seen from the lookout.

              • Na Pali trail

                Na Pali trail

              • Another of the bay from the lookout on the road from Princeville down to Hanalei

                Another of the bay from the lookout on the road from Princeville down to Hanalei

              • View of our #2 building from behind on the golf course.

                View of our #2 building from behind on the golf course.

              • View from master bedroom towards lanai/balcony

                View from master bedroom towards lanai/balcony

              • Living room and lanai (patio)

                Living room and lanai (patio)

              • Watching from the lanai (patio) as  an albatross does his mating dance.

                Watching from the lanai (patio) as an albatross does his mating dance.

              • Master bedroom off lanai (patio) with California King  bed

                Master bedroom off lanai (patio) with California King bed

              • Living and dining room

                Living and dining room

              • View across from the Hanalei PO. Taro field in front of Mt. Namolokama.

                View across from the Hanalei PO. Taro field in front of Mt. Namolokama.

              • Continuation of the last shot, view from the lookout on the road from Princevill

                Continuation of the last shot, view from the lookout on the road from Princevill

              • Hanalei's taro fields, famous since ancient times.

                Hanalei's taro fields, famous since ancient times.

              • Entrance to Emmalani Court from Na Haku Road in Princeville.

                Entrance to Emmalani Court from Na Haku Road in Princeville.

              • The beds in the second bedroom can be converted into a king bed with foam cover

                The beds in the second bedroom can be converted into a king bed with foam cover

              VRBO #466245

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

              $165 - $179 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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