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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
"We chose Moloa'a Bay because we wanted to swim and snorkel without having to drive and we chose Pama Hale for the price and past reviews. We chose wisely! The home is wonderful!! As soon as you enter, you can see why people love this place--it's all windows! With all of the trees around, it seems very secluded and you feel like you're in a tree house. The deck off the back of the house is so peaceful and with the nice table and comfortable chairs, this is the perfect place to enjoy your meals and just relax. We ate all of our meals, except one (downpour), outside. Plus, with the house and deck being built on stilts, we were able to leave the doors open all night to get a nice cross breeze. I especially like the fact that I could sneak out my door and across the deck to the kitchen to make coffee each morning without having to go through any other rooms or risk waking anyone.
The beach is just a 5 minute walk from the house and is very private. The most people we saw in one day was about a dozen and we were at the beach often. A small storm came through while we were there so, on days when the surf was too rough to snorkel, we swam. One morning I was even able to get my daughter up early enough to watch the sunrise. Incredible!!! Then, when you return from the beach, you can rinse off in the outdoor shower. Did I mention it has hot water??!
We had such a great time here and Christel is wonderful! She showed us around when we first arrived and told us about the fruit trees that we had access to. We actually arrived an hour earlier than check in and she was worried we might be disappointed that she hadn't had a chance to put fresh flowers in the house. (We weren't.) We went to town to get our groceries and when we returned...fresh flowers! We returned from other outings to find surprises from her at the front door--fruit bowl, extra dish liquid, beach umbrella. She's very thoughtful and made the check in/out very easy.
Susanne is also great! The entire reservation process went smoothly and the cleaning deposit was returned very quickly.
We even made new friends--Rufus the jungle chicken, and Jeremiah the bullfrog (I didn't name him, my daughter did) although my family would have appreciated them waiting until a bit later in the morning to begin their daily communications.
My family and I are planning to return to Moloa'a Bay and would love to stay at Pama Hale again!!!
Guest: S. EvansDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: July 1, 2015
"We loved being at Gilligan's by Moloa'a Bay. The close location to the beach is wonderful. Though we’ve explored Moloa’a Bay many times, this week we found ourselves often at the reef on the north side of the bay rather than our usual place at the reef on the south side - both good, each one different. LOVED the outdoor shower and the solar hot water. The living space is so comfortable - light and airy with the tall ceiling. The kitchen is great - everything we need there for we two.
We really like being out of the main tourist zones, and Gilligan's is perfect - a relaxing walk to the beach - one of my favorite places on the planet. And be sure to go to nearby Larson's Beach as you might see some Monk seals. Explore any of the beaches on this magnificent northeast corner of Kauai - you won't be disappointed!
We’d love to visit Gilligan’s again sometime!"
Guest: GarsDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015
"This was my 4th trip to Shangril La and I continue to be more and more delighted with each stay. This is a truly remarkable home, so much so that every time I want to go to Hawaii, it's hard to imagine staying anywhere else.
- It's a short walk to an incredible, kid friendly beach that is always empty
- It's super private and is on an 10+ acres of immaculately maintained land with flowers, trees, a hot tub, a pool with a waterfall
- The house is super comfortable, nicely decorated and has a ton of covered outdoor deck space
- It's in a beautiful, peaceful area that's convenient to both the North and the East shores
If you are looking for a peaceful place to get away that's walking distance to a beach, you will be hard pressed to find a better one at any price in Hawaii. Can't say enough good things about the home."
Guest: Sean B.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 25, 2015
"What an absolutely exquisite retreat on the very edge of the sea! The sound of the surf lulls you to sleep after you have luxuriated on the rooftop deck under a sparkling night sky full of stars. You can have your morning coffee while gazing down at the sea, watching turtles swimming across the bay and sometimes rare monk seals sunning themselves on the sand. It's literally steps to the beautiful secluded beach, which rarely has more than a handful of people. It's easy to imagine that you are on a deserted island. In fact, the enchanting Maloaa lagoon was once the filming location for part of the famed "Gilligan's Island" series. Both Peter and Sharon are attentive and engaging hosts who have truly thought of everything. From the comfortably appointed bedrooms and kitchen, the jacuzzi bathtub, the outdoor shower, beach chairs, snorkel gear, etc., there is literally no reason to leave this magical place. But if you want to venture forth it's only a short drive to the nearest towns, the charming Hanalei (of Puff the Magic Dragon renown) and the extraordinary Na Pali coast trail. If you really like the idea of getting away from it all, this is absolutely an outstanding spot!
I know I will return again....and again."
Guest: Julia F.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 17, 2014