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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Hale Kokio is a fantastic getaway. In our experience, many VRBO properties look less amazing in person than they do in photographs, but this idyllic cottage is an exception. Photographs can't do it justice. The house is lovely; well maintained, gorgeous lush gardens all around, romantic and airy interior floor plan, plenty of towels (and even laundry - yay!). We enjoyed being serenaded by the roosters, and we especially appreciated the hot tub. You might not expect to want a hot tub in Hawaii, but it did sometimes get cold enough, and we went on a few very strenuous physical adventures that left us very grateful for a place to soak after a long day. Hale Kokio was clean, tastefully decorated, and the sort of environment that invites retreat. We absolutely loved it.
In terms of location, Hale Kokio is also the perfect mix of everything: a 5-10 minute drive from grocery stores, calm snorkel beach (Anini Beach Park - highly recommended), and good places for eating out. We drove a little farther to Hanalei on several occasions, and found Hale Kokio to be geographically ideal for exploring the places on the Kauai that interested us the most. It's a great fit for couples who are looking for a home base for exploring Kauai, and who aren't into hotels and beaches.
For us, the beauty and serenity of the house was a wonderful and ongoing highlight of the trip as a whole. If we come back to Kauai in the future, we will definitely stay here again. Thanks to Eleanor, Lisa, and Rob for a smooth booking and check-in process!"
Guest: Megan M.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 22, 2015
"I was invited to a wedding on beautiful Kauai and had never been there so I had nothing to expect. The house I was invited to stay at was wonderful and brought with it a real sense of this kind of island living only a very lucky few can enjoy. I stayed in the pool house, which was in and of itself a terrific experience and the manicured grounds, pool, house, hot tub, etc... were really over the top.
I own a home and have it on VRBO, but now that I have been to this one, I need to do more work on my own beach home!
Don't miss this gem.
Guest: Gregg W.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 26, 2015
"We stayed at Makale’a Palms in 2013 and loved it so much that we decided to return this year! Makale’a Palms is by far the most beautiful and peaceful place we have ever stayed. I truly struggle to find the words to express just how much we love it!! Shawn and Doreen literally thought of every detail when they designed this home. We were greeted with an amazing welcome basket, card and beautiful fresh flowers upon our arrival. The bags of nuts from Kauai Nut Roasters were delicious! Some of the things we really enjoy about the house are eating breakfast out on the lanai, relaxing in the hot tub at the end of the day, the fully stocked kitchen, listening to Jack Johnson on the surround sound stereo, the comfort of the beds, the openness of the house and the breeze that comes through, the awesome steam shower and the privacy of the property. We also really appreciate all the beach gear they provide such as chairs, boogie boards, snorkel gear, coolers and towels. We love the location of the property. It’s close to all of our favorite beaches and restaurants. I could go on and on about how wonderful Makale’a Palms is, but you have to see it in person to truly appreciate its beauty. We look forward to going back next year!!"
Guest: Signorino FamilyDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Suzanne's and Stan's cottage on the north shore of Kauai. We wanted someplace quiet and quaint, and we found it. If you want an alternative to the resorts and condos, this is it! The cottage was just the right size, the bed was very comfortable; we had five nights of wonderful, much needed sleep after our wedding. The kitchen had everything you need to make breakfast and for easy meals. We enjoyed the views of the mountains every morning and evening, and the beautiful property. The horses and dogs just outside our door were a special treat. Silkie would greet us every morning at our doorstep and loved her belly rubs and playing fetch. Suzanne and Stan were wonderful hosts, who made us feel very welcome, while not being intrusive. The cottage is also well-situated to enjoy everything Kauai has to offer. We particularly recommend the Palate wine bar in nearby Kilauea. The food and wine selection is excellent."
Guest: Thomas F.Date of Stay: October 2015Review Submitted: October 20, 2015