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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
"We loved the Jungle Bee. You have to walk a fair distance down a hill to the beach, but it is a breathtakingly beautiful beach. I was worried that the location would be too remote, but ended up loving the seclusion. It was a wonderful break from the other touristy locations. The main house is very comfortable and the place where we did a fair amount of cooking in the spacious, well appointed kitchen. The additional cottage was a real treat - something special. Two adults and two teenagers were all very happy with the choice."
Guest: Barbara H.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 15, 2015
"My 16 year old daughter and I enjoyed 6 nights in early April in Sunrise cottage. We loved every minute of it. The cottage and beautiful surroundings create such a feeling of well being that set the tone for our vacation from the moment we arrived. We loved waking up in the morning to tropical birds(ok the occasional rooster but you're not going to escape that in Kauai unless you barricade yourself in a hotel and keep all your windows closed)and sitting outside with coffee, admiring the gorgeous flowers which surround the cottage. Many, many beaches are within minutes drive so it's easy to go for a few hours, come back to relax and read and go out to the beach late afternoon again. An extremely well stocked, large supermarket is in Princeville which makes cooking in the cottage very easy. Several good places to eat within very easy driving distance and the bird and whale watching at 5 minute away Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge is terrific. This was our first time to Kauai and I wouldn't stay any other place than the North Shore. The beauty is just overwhelming and our stay in the cottage was perfect!!"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 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