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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
Recent Private Homes reviews
A perfect place
"This is a wonderful home, equipped with everything you could possibly require for a relaxed time. We were 8 adults and 2 small children, so we used every corner and yet we were totally comfortable. The best beach is about 10 minutes drive away, but there is another 10 minutes (fairly steep) walk from the house. We managed to pay our way to get access to one of the resort pools, but it took quite some negotiating skills and you can't be sure that will work. I couldn't fault a thing during this stay. Communication with owners and manager perfect. Shopping and restaurants a few minutes drive away.
If you can't relax and have a good time here... you really need to change your therapist! Thank you to all involved."
Guest: Jorgen S.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 21, 2015
"Hale Emmalani is situated in the perfect location on the north shore. It is close to ideal beaches and snorkeling spots, hiking and kayaking adventures. Cara, the owner, is fast to respond to email, very kind, friendly and accommodating. It is clear that the owners have made every effort to make their home a warm inviting place for visitors. The house has an open floor plan in the common area perfect for family time and the lap pool in the backyard was a lovely luxury. I would recommend this rental for your vacation!"
Guest: NatalieDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 27, 2015
“The single most amazing vacation rental I have ever stayed at.”
"My family and I had the privilege of staying at this property in Feb 2015. There were six of us – my wife, myself, and our four children, age 8 to 16.
There are so many amazing things about this property I really don’t know where to start. First is the location. The five acres make you feel pretty much like you have all of Kauai to yourself, and yet, just a few hundred yards away you are on the road and near whatever you may want to be near to.
The photos of the grounds and the house are certainly not “cherry picked” photos – the whole place is just wonderful beyond words. In spite of their lavish description of the property, they actually under-sell it. The house is fab-u-lous. Just absolutely amazing. It has pretty much everything you could possibly want. I think my favorite part was all the stuff in the garage. Bikes. Snorkeling gear. Pool toys. Tons of stuff. Just tons of it. All neatly arranged and organized.
No wait, I think my favorite part was the upstairs kitchen. Every appliance, every utensil, many of the basics. Just everything, all neatly arranged.
Actually, hold on… my favorite part is the outside. Exercise equipment (tons!), the pool, the hot tub. The koi pond. The fruit trees. The … Well you get the idea.
Oh, even the Internet was fast! I know… we were supposed to be on vacation… Fast Internet at these places never happens.
I know reading a pile of gushing reviews always causes one to say, “Come on – there has to be something wrong with the place…” so I have been trying to come up with something to balance out the overall wonderfulness of the place. Hmmmm. That is hard. I know: Perhaps it would be better if they had big sacks of hundred dollar bills in each room as a welcoming present… Hmmm. Yeah, that is about the best I can do.
My wife has dietary issues, so we always stay in homes on vacations. We’ve stayed at some pretty nice places. Some really nice places, actually. But nothing, and I mean nothing, comes close to this Ke Aloha. It is a masterpiece."
Guest: Byron R.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: July 16, 2015