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Unit 25, Ocean View, End Unit, Remodeled, Free Pool/tennis, Two adult bicycles.

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Unit 25 has certain attributes that make it especially desirable. It has recently been remodeled in such a way as to open up the unit to the white water views while keeping the unique Kiahuna style redwood trim throughout. It is on the second floor which not only affords a expansive lawn/ocean views but provides privacy, as well. It is an end unit with louvered windows allowing natural ventilation from the trade winds. An ancient rainbow tree shades the front deck which provides comfortable use throughout the day and keeps the unit cool. (Periodically, the tree is trimmed which reduces the shade but improves the ocean view.) And we are one of the only units with a 'guest closet' which contains new bicycles, snorkeling equipment, tennis rackets, bocce ball and other entertainments for our guests.

We are one of the units that offers free membership in the newly formed Poipu Athletic Club featuring a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a fitness center that is the best on the island. Not all units provide this membership.

The charm of Kiahuna Plantation is reminiscent of 'Old Hawaii' with beautiful grounds that are full of trees, flowers, an orchid 'farm' and green grass with pathways for strolling to the beach or around the property.

The recently upgraded kitchen and dining room/living room are lovely for meals, but nearby restaurants available for those who wish to eat out. Across the street from the Kiahuna is 'Keoki's Paradise'...good fish and meats and 'Roy's' fantastic cuisine. There are many more restaurants within a 10 minute drive that will satisfy all palates. For the ultimate in convenience 'The Plantation' restaurant is within walking distance of the condo and serves great food.

The water is aqua, warm and has (usually) gentle surf. There are surfing classes held for those who want to give it a try. Other activities include nearby scuba rentals, horseback riding, kayaking on two gorgeous rivers, and Zodiac rides to the normally inaccessible North Coast.

For those who have not visited Kauai, it's the ideal place for a week in Hawaii without the congestion and hustle of some of the other islands. The pace is slower, the beauty is unsurpassed, and there is always something to do within a short walk or drive of Kiahuna Plantation. Our family has owned this unit for over 30 years, and we look forward to visiting it and the island every year.

Bring your walking shoes (or at least your Tevas with a rugged sole) so you can hike around the 4,000' summit, or along the incomparable Na Pali Coast. If it looks familiar, it's because movies as famous as South Pacific and as new as Jurassic Park have been filmed along this gorgeous coastline.

Must see:

Barking Sands Beach (far eastern side of the island)

Kokee State Park (above Waimea Canyon)

Kipu Falls (N of Lihue)

Zodiac Trip on Na Pali Coast (departs from Pt. Allen)

Helicopter ride around island (bargain for best price)

Farmer's Market in Koloa Town (Mondays?)

Spouting Horn

Hanalei Bay

Hanalei Yoga

Cafe Coco (Kapaa Town, very cute)

The Queen's Baths (Princeville; ask where to park)

National Tropical Botanical Gardens (near Ha'ena)

The unit directly downstairs, #24 is also available for direct rental for clients who need more space for friends or family. Please see VBRO listing number 170571.

Keywords: condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About The Owner

Our family has been at Kiahuna longer than just about anyone else. My dad was the President of the Board of Directors of Phase I, Kiahuna back in the 80's and I have been on the board for five years. We consider the unit as a second home and try to afford our guests with the opportunities to do some of the things we like best like bike riding and snorkeling (new bikes and snorkel equipment available to guests at no extra charge), bocce ball on the lawn, Frisbee, etc. You will also find a French Easel in the closet upon which I have painted most of the paintings in the unit. My wife, Marijke and I, live on a small vineyard/winery on the Carmel River in Carmel Valley, California.

The Owner purchased this condo in 1975

Why The Owner chose Poipu

Our family has been visiting Hawaii since the 1960s. My parents looked for a place that reminded them of 'old Hawaii'; a place that was lush, slow-paced, and which offered instant access to the warm tropical waters. Kiahuna Plantation is that place. Low density, low buildings with traditional styling. It's decidedly un-touristy, while being being very convenient for tourists and owners.

Our particular unit has a virtually uninterrupted view of the lawn and ocean and palm trees. We like the privacy of the second floor, and we enjoy the natural ventilation that occurs due to our 'end unit' location.

One thing that we love about Kiahuna is that the property is immaculately maintained. The grass is groomed, the plants appear to be from a botanical garden, and yet it's low-key.

What makes this condo unique

1. Ocean view

2. Upstairs--affording better views and privacy

3. End unit with screened louvered windows facing the prevailing trade winds

4. Only unit with guest closet containing two bicycles, tennis rackets, golf clubs, bocce ball, snorkel equipment and other family entertainments.


Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Recently remodeled sink and vanity, with separate toilet and large shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Available through our agent Castle Resorts, Sleep Sofa (1) and individual foam mattresses for located in the living room; plenty of privacy for a family or close friends.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Unit 25, Ocean View, End Unit, Remodeled, Free Pool/tennis, Two adult bicycles.
average rating of 4.7954545 based on 44 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Excellent family location . This is the 2nd time we've stayed in Tom's condo and enjoy it very much. Tom was quick to correct any issues .

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Poipu Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We feel very fortunate to have spent time in Unit 25 with an amazing view of the ocean and spectacular sunsets every evening! The property is peaceful and the unit had everything needed and MORE to enjoy our vacation in Poipu!

Thomas was a wonderful 'host' from our initial inquiry throughout the booking process with emails and phone calls until the reservation was completed!

We can't wait to return!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eugene, Oregon

Unit 25

  • 5 of 5

This unit is spectacular. The views are amazing and so close to the beach. Very private. We’ll be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Unit in a good location

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed unit 25, it is in a good location and has a nice view.

We also appreciated that the owner, Thomas Hawley, who provided bikes,

and other sporting equipment for use with the unit.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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996 Camino Del Retiro, Santa Barbara, Ca 93110

Relaxing "Hawaiian Style"

  • 5 of 5

We spent six lovely days in Poipu and thoroughly enjoyed this condo. It is the perfect old Hawaiian type with ceiling fans, wood louvered windows, sliding doors and furnished with Rattan, Koa, and old Hawaiian prints. If you're looking for granite counters, stainless steel appliances and air conditioning this won't appeal to you. For us, we felt right at home, surrounded with the ambience and beauty that the south shore of Kauai offers. It has everything you need and we were more than satisfied. The only thing that could have been better would have been a little tree trimming that could have expanded the ocean view. The location was great and very convenient to all that the area offers. We would certainly return.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kiahuna Plantation is a special place.

  • 5 of 5

Always look forward to returning to Kiahuna Plantation. We have stayed in Unit 25 numerous times and love the cleanliness, location and convenience of the unit.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Keoke's Paradise
Nearest Golf
350 Metres
Kiahuna Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Kauai Hwy 50
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Plantation Gardens
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 14.25%

Contact owner for special rates.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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