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Hale Makai- Your 5 Star Vacation Destination! TVR#5012

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Hale Makai is a custom home located on the beautiful sunny side of the island It's very private, quaint and comfortable.

As you enter through the Lanai, you will know you made the right choice for your perfect vacation accommodations. The living area has ample seating for all our guests. Our gourmet kitchen is fully equipped for your convenience. With the luxury of both ceiling fans and air conditioning, the rooms are quite comfortable no matter what the temperature is outside. The bedrooms are furnished with comfort in mind and include plenty of space for you to make yourself at home. Just a short walk across the street, you will find a secluded dark sand beach, and minutes down the road are many other beautiful beaches. After a long day of beach and exploring the island, nothing feels better than a dip in our private jacuzzi, relax and enjoy! We've provided a laundry room well equiped with anything you may need during your stay. With all this, and endless choices for activities near by you will find the West side of Kauai to be the destination of choice. We hope you enjoy your stay as our guest.

Previous Guests have said:

'We loved our stay her. It was wonderful to come to such a nice place after long days at the beach. We'll be back!'

Santa Barbara, CA

'Thanks for the use of your adorable home. I want to take it home with me. Our stay here was pleasant and homey.'

Highland, CA

'Thank you so much for the use of your home. As soon as I came in, it felt like home. We had an incredible vacation. Thank you for your hospitality you made us feel so welcome. I have no doubt you will see me again. Your home is beautiful!'

Tustin, CA

'Worked four weeks at the missile range. Good to come in at the end of the day to a place that feels like home.'

Corvallis, MT

'Thank you so much for sharing your amazing home! It is the perfect home for this perfect Island! We can't wait to come back whale watching season!'

McKinney, TX

'Thanks you for this 5 Star rental home. We had a great time relaxing and enjoying the island. We will be back for sure. We really don't want to leave. This house was a perfect touch to our perfect vacation.'

Brentwood, CA

' We love it! Let us know when you're ready to sell!'

Vista, CA

'This was our 3rd visit to the Island of Kauai. We really enjoyed this sunny side. Your home is absolutely beautiful and had everything we needed. It was so nice to have a kitchen and our own washer and dryer. We took full advantage of the hot tub also! We will never forget it and will recommend this place to all our friends. Until next time....'

Tucson, AZ.

'Today is good-bye from island time back to real time. Visiting the island four or five times yearly-this was my first time staying on the west shore, but it won't be the last time. We spent a few afternoons at the Salt Pond area. Miles of sight seeing. It was so nice to return 'home' each evening to the ***** cottage! This wonderful vacation rental should be featured on HGTV!!! Mahalo from all of us.

Springfield, MO

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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: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About JANA

Jana is your Hale Makai vacation home rental manager 760-492-7583 or email. David and Rose are your HOSTS/OWNERS. 808-337-1955 TVR#5012

JANA purchased this house in 2005

Why JANA chose Kekaha

As long time residents of Kauai, David and Rose originally built Hale Makai for family members visiting the island. In 2007 they decided to share the comfort and privacy of this quaint cottage with travelers as well.

What makes this house unique

Hale Makai guest house, is located very privately, behind the main house, at the back of a flag lot, on the sunny side of Kauai. The home is fenced, and has many trees, and lush landscape for utmost privacy. This 2 bedroom 2 bath home has many unique features like a full indoor laundry room, private spa, secure wireless, gourmet kitchen and professional decor to name a few. I'm sure you'll find the accommodations above and beyond the norm. Come see for yourself, you'll be glad you did!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha and Mahalo for choosing Hale Makai as your vacation rental. We welcome

your comments and hope you will return to our home soon.
Jul 2007
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Kekaha House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms offer a large walk in shower. There are no bathtubs.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Located across the street from the beach just a short walk through a vacant field.


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Hale Makai- Your 5 Star Vacation Destination! TVR#5012
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Close to hiking n beaches, very helpful when we had questions, and we felt right at home when we arrived. Plus loved the ease in finding it at night with the mile markers and lights outside!! Absolutely fabulous place

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, relaxing home-away-from-home

  • 5 of 5

The property was so peaceful and lovely. The house had everything we needed and Dave was a wonderful host. It was very clean, and I am quite picky about cleanliness- this house did not disappoint. It is in a very quiet area so it was perfect for a relaxing vacation. If I ever stay in Kauai again, I will definitely be looking for availability here!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exquisite Hawaiian Cottage Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in March at Hale Makai as part of our family reunion. The cottage added a wonderful dimension to our visit to Kekaha.

The two bedroom, two bath cottage floor plan provides two couples with comfort and privacy along with a living room for great visiting and a kitchen that meets every possible cooking need. In keeping with Hawaiian style, the cottage has a beautiful screened lanai looking out at the private yard with lush island vegetation including banana trees bearing fruit… perfect to sit with morning coffee or evening wine and listen to the amazing variety of island birds.

It was worth getting up extra early one morning and taking our coffee to the beach for sunrise on the shore. We also spotted a sea turtle headed back into the surf... keeping our distance to allow it’s uninterrupted trek.

This cottage is exceptional in its attention to detail ~ anything you might need in the kitchen, beach accessories, comfortable beds, all the comforts of home included.

Everything is clean and in pristine condition. The lovely furnishings and beautiful art work were consistent with the ambiance of being along the shores of Kaua’i! One rainy afternoon we posed in front of the beach mural for fun spoof beach photos!

There are a couple eateries very close by worth visiting. In Waimea, the "Aloha N Paradise” coffee shop was a delight. “Kaua’i Island Brewery/Pub" in Port Allen was a nice find. We also enjoyed strolling Hanapepe, “Hawaii’s Biggest Little Town.

We had a wonderful time. Many thanks to Jana for her prompt answers to questions before our trip and to Dave & Rose for opening up this cottage so others can enjoy a little piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly appointed spacious bungalow near Waimea Canyon

  • 5 of 5

We couldn’t have been more delighted with Hale Makai and it’s hosts, especially Dave who we had direct contact with. The space was beautifully laid out, with plenty of space for two couples though we had it to ourselves. Everything we needed was there, and I feel confident that Dave would have provided additional appliances had we asked for them. The proximity to Waimea canyon and to the Friday Art Walk in Hanapepe, as well as grocery stores, fuel, etc within a few miles, made this place near the end of the road seem less remote. And the house is right across the road from the beach!

I had a serious hiking injury near the end of our trip, and Dave was great about helping my husband get our stuff together (and then sending us a few items we forgot!)

Maholo and we will be back when I can walk!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was a beautiful home. We couldn’t have asked for a nicer place.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place. It felt like home as soon as we walked it. What a bonus to find a assortment of spices in the kitchen with all the appliances you would need. This was a perfect location for us to visit all the sites on our list. The beach chairs and umbrellas really made our days at the beach perfect. Thanks Dave and Rose for making us feel right at home.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for a peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home was perfect for our 40th anniversary getaway. The hosts, Dave and Rose, were extremely friendly and helpful. We had everything that we needed for cooking and barbequing. The lanai has a table that makes a great breakfast setting in addition to having plenty of room to relax and enjoy an afternoon beverage. The location is great with beaches and stores close by and a short drive to Waimea Canyon. The neighborhood is very quiet and the road has little traffic at night making it easy to sleep with windows open. The bed in the master bedroom was very comfortable. We enjoyed the private hot tub several times during our stay. We would definitely rent this property again and would highly recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Car: recommended

West side site seeing includes Kokee State Park, Napali Coast, Barking Sands Beach, surfing, snorkeling, golf, swimming, windsurfing, hiking, biking, many boutique shops and dining.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation Fee (NR) $30
Clean Out $150
Refundable damage deposit $350

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.