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Bedrooms 1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

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

If you are looking for the perfect tropical destination on the North Shore of Kauai, this is it. Overlooking Hanalei Bay with views of Bali Hai (Mt Makana), Hanalei Bay Resort 4222 is special! HBR has always been regarded as one of the top condo complexes to stay on the North Shore of Kauai (RANKED #1 ON A POPULAR TRAVEL SITE) and in 2014 it got even better with an entirely new award winning lobby, artificial grass tennis courts, fitness center, swim up bar (the only one on Kauai), conference center and a fire pit area for sunset viewing. Stroll along 22 acres of tropical landscaping and quiet orchid lined paths (no cars on the property) and enjoy a complimentary mai tai every Monday by the pool @ 4pm and listen to our musicians serenade you. Sit on the lanai of 4222 and witness some of the most beautiful sunsets you'll ever see. Play tennis on the resurfaced courts including 4 artificial turf courts at no extra charge. Our tennis resort was named one of the top 50 tennis facilities in the WORLD and we have pros on site and clinics to enjoy (I supply the rackets to save you $20/day). Bali Hai views are from every room in 4222, not just your lanai like so many other units. When you first walk in you will be wowed, I promise. After a light rain in the morning, the rainbows will dance off the bay. The mountains will glow red with the morning light. Beware....its hard to leave the condo in the mornings after sipping coffee and being memorized by the view.

This sought after and popular condo which is recommended frequently on travel review sites (just seek out Hanalei Bay Resort 4222 and you will find them), can be rented as a ONE BEDROOM that sleeps 2-4 (4222) or TWO BEDROOM that sleeps 4-6 (4221 and 4222 combined). Please let me know if you are interested in the larger unit and I can send you more information and a quote. 4221's VRBO page is 283525 to see more pictures. This unit has a king bed and single sofa sleeper that sleeps 3 total.

New sofa and high end hutch added to the living room. Pictures coming soon.

ONE OF THE FEW CONDOS AT HBR WITH AIR CONDITIONING IN THE MASTER BEDROOM as well as the living area and a new system is in the living room which is extra quiet and extra cool. Most of the time my tropical ceilings fans are all you need. Beautifully remodeled kitchen with exotic green granite from Brazil (hand selected) and bamboo soft close cabinets. Stainless steel appliances and everything you need in a fully stocked kitchen (if you WANT to cook). The bathroom was completely remodeled with a walk in/glass enclosed shower, travertine tile floors, granite counter top and spa like vessel sink. New bedding and artwork was also added to give it that colorful tropical feel everyone desires when traveling to Hawaii. Enjoy the lanai with the eucalyptus wood furniture including a rocking chair and lounger and table that seats 6.

Pu'u Poa Beach and The St Regis Hotel are below via a paved path near the lower tennis courts. Bell service can drive you down and back up after an afternoon of snorkeling or kayaking or just enjoying a drink or lunch at the St Regis poolside bar. Its a quick walk down too.

Other top beaches like Anini, Ke'e and Tunnels are within a 10-25 minute drive along with many activities (zipline, golf, horseback riding, surfing, SUP, kayaking, hiking, garden tours, farmer's markets and mini golf), and dining in the towns of Hanalei and Princeville are so convenient. My favorite restaurants are BarAcuda in Hanalei for tapas and cocktails (and Hollywood star sightings) and Kauai Grill at The St Regis for that extra special $$ dining experience. In the Princeville Shopping Center try Piazza and Tiki Iniki owned by a rock star (now open for breakfast too). Happy Talk Bar is on site and is open evenings for drinks, light meals and music.

Activity discounts and restaurant suggestions are offered through our onsite concierge (visit them at the island orientation and try to win 2 for 1 activities or ask about their $50 off deal for a North Shore helicopter tour). There is golf cart transportation to your room if needed, around the resort and to the beach below.

HBR is a top wedding location. We have our own personal wedding planner so please inquire if you need her information. (Weddings or vow renewal up to 40 people).

Please ask if you see a day or two open in between another reservation and that is all you need. Call me if you have problems inputting your request @ 925-872-0253.

You'll find condos for less, but its not the best!

VRBO's quotes are not always accurate or confirmed until owner and guest have had direct contact via email or phone and quotes have been updated for any added discounts and accommodation tax.

ALSO we DO NOT ask you to wire money so if you are asked to wire money to anyone it is more than likely a scam! I TAKE MOST MAJOR CREDIT CARDS AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE and I will call you for details AS I DO THE CC PROCESSING. Book with me with the confidence you are staying with an owner who cares and will take good care of you. No added booking fees like a property manager.

********I recommend purchasing trip insurance*********

Resort fee 2018: $20/day to be paid by guests at checkout. This covers parking, wifi, tennis court usage, fitness center access, local calls and all resort amenities.


The calendar below is for 4222 only

For a larger condo I have HBR 4221-2 that sleeps 4-6 max. Its a combo of 4221 and 4222 and starts at $425/nt. Holidays more.

Rates subject to change for all open dates in 2018.

Contact me for questions and emergencies while on the island at 925-872-0253 and follow me at Hanalei Bay Resort 4222 on social media (F) Grand Pacific Resorts manages our resort.



Besides saying that we will never regret choosing Kauai as our Hawaiian island of choice for our (hopefully not) once-in-a-lifetime husband both agree that this condo unit 4222 under Joan Bettencourt's ownership was a wise gamble.

From the moment we stepped into the beautiful open-air lobby we just felt like we were dreaming and this whole vacation had to be too good to be true! It wasn't. The condo was beyond our expectations. It not only had updated furniture, but it was SO clean. Not just surface clean, but the comforters were clean...which is always a huge indicator for me of a quality vacation rental. The bed was very comfortable, our sleep was so solid.

Something that stood out as well was the fact she made sure there were AC units in both the bedroom and living room. We are AC dependent, living in a tropical area ourselves, so when most rental companies told us in Kauai the ocean breezes are so strong you don't need it, we went back and forth in deciding. We went in May and let me tell you, it does make a difference. We didn't know how good we had it until we left. We had a vacation rental directly on the ocean in Poipu and were miserable as far as the heat goes with no AC. So if you are a little more sensitive to heat it may be something to consider.

The grounds were perfect, the beach you can walk to was gorgeous and the pool area was fantastic!

Joan was easy to work with and she was extremely helpful in every way.

Elizabeth from FL


Top wedding location on the North Shore

free wifi resort wide

More Details

Joan Bettencourt
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Joan Bettencourt

My husbands dad was born and raised on Kauai. We wanted our family to share in his love of the island so my dreams came true when we bought our paradise home in 2005 at our favorite family vacation spot. I truly want you to love Kauai and the North Shore as much as I do and will do all I can to make your vacation extra special.

Joan Bettencourt purchased this condo in 2005

Why Joan Bettencourt chose Princeville

Kauai is magical. You will want to return time and time again. When I walked in 4221/2 for the first time 37 years ago on my honeymoon and saw Bali Hai in front of me and I knew this was paradise. We even renewed our vows at HBR for our 25th anniversary.

If you think the pictures of Kauai online are beautiful, just wait until you arrive on the North Shore of Kauai.

What makes this condo unique

The sunsets from the lanai will take your breath away. The lagoon style pool with the only swim up bar on Kauai overlooks Bali Hai, the mountain made famous in the movie South Pacific.

Our staff knows what aloha means. We have many employees what have been a part of our Ohana for over 30 years.

This is a privately owned and managed unit and you will get special attention unlike a large management company who closes their doors on weekends.

Remember no rain no rainbows!!! Rain keeps Kauai lush and beautiful. Its what makes our island unique.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed our stay in your HBR home. Beautiful view, beautifully furnished & comfortable. The weather was inconsistent as is expected this time of year, but we were relaxed & enjoyed our adventures.

Many thanks & warm regards,
Nov 2017
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Princeville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • separate shower/toilet area 2 closets
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , child's cot, porta crib offered
  • King size bed (1) (1) porta crib upon request, queen sofa sleeper in 4222 living room that is fine for one additional person or two small kids. I don't like my guests to be uncomfortable in a sofa sleeper if they are adults. A/C
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
THIS IS A NON SMOKING CONDO and NO PETS ALLOWED Not all HBR private rentals have a/c in the master bedroom and none of the timeshare rentals do. I do! On island contact: Grand Pacific Resorts. In case of emergency call 925-872-0253 It is customary in Hawaii to leave one's shoes outside the front door. Therefore it is advisable to bring a pair of indoor shoes, thongs, or slippers to wear exclusively inside the condo.


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This place is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Honestly one of the nicest places! It had everything you could ask for. The best view, clean, close to the pool, parking lot and beach! My husband and I had the best time on the island and this was an extra treat to stay here. I sometimes had to force myself to get out of the place because I couldn't get over the view. Also after exploring the island it was so nice to come back to one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in. I may ask Joan where she got the mattress from because now that I'm back home, I think it is more comfortable than my own bed!! Mahalo for the stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynda, A big mahalo for your sweet comments. I am so happy you and your husband enjoyed beautiful Kauai and my home away from home. Thank you for taking the time to review HBR 4222 and I look forward to having you back for more restful sleeps. Joan Bettencourt
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Best part of Kauai

  • 5 of 5

Hanalei Bay Resort (HBR) was a great area of the island to stay for my one week visit. We were able to spend time at Hanalei Bay Beaches, hike the Kalalau trail at Haena State Park on the North West side and then go back around to the west side and hike Waimea Canyon. HBR in the Princeville area seems a little less congested and newer than other parts of the island. While staying in Joan's unit you can utilize the kitchen and make your own food, walk 5 minutes to the lounge for dinner, or drive to many excellent restaurants within about 5 - 20 minutes. The view is outstanding from the living room and bedroom of this unit. The fans and AC worked great, the unit is very clean and well-maintained. The best part is the response from Joan with any questions or concerns you have. I would recommend staying at HBR and Joan's unit in particular. You will love to wake up to the beautiful sunrise and watch the sunset during your Kauai stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Julie for your review on our beautiful resort and 4222. Having an onsite bar is a great amenity but there is nothing like enjoying a cocktail (or morning coffee) on my lanai. I hope you can return again some day.
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Amazing Amazing!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing condo!!!!View was gorgeous and the grounds were everything we would think of Hawaii. This condo had everything you needed and more. Our first time to Hawaii from Maine and hope to come again Thank You Judy and Mike

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Judy for the nice words. The view brings people back all the time. I know it did me and I know you will return again too.
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Spacious, fully stocked unit!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of staying in this unit (as well as her adjoining suite, 4221) for a short stay in October. Joan was very helpful and made the booking process easy and secure. The unit is well situated on the resort grounds; far enough away from the main pool/reception/lounge/bar building to enjoy quiet but still very close to an under-used freshwater pool, tennis courts, bbq, and beach access path. Transportation service via golf cart is available for a quick trip to the parking lot, reception, or beach; very helpful in the rain! The open-concept living area with separate bedroom provided us with both comfort and space during the day and privacy at night. A nearby grocery store and fully stocked kitchen allowed us to prepare breakfast and dinner daily. We appreciated the use of beach gear (complete with beach umbrella, chairs, snorkels, masks, fins, boogie boards) to enjoy our days outside the unit. The sunset ocean view in the evening from the large private balcony puts the cherry on top of this already perfect unit. Joan has thought of every thing any type of occupant could possibly require in this unit; from toiletries and cooking spices to rain umbrellas, hiking poles, comfortable furniture, and a rocking chair! I think I saw a waffle maker too; unbelievable. We have no complaints or suggestions for improvement. We would stay here again. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Derek for your review and I am so glad you loved your stay. We agree those sunsets from the lanai are pretty special. It makes it hard to want to leave. I look forward to your return. Joan
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Simply the BEST!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my second stay in this unit (Hanalei Bay Resort 4222), and I could not find a better place to stay on the North Shore! The unit has everything you need to be considered a "home away from home", including beach chairs, cooler, snorkel and tennis gear, even a crib, etc. The kitchen is second to none in any condo I've ever stayed in, and contains anything you need to cook, as well as all of the plates, bowls, cups, silverware, and pretty much anything you would need in a kitchen. The dining and living room areas have very nice furniture, with a tropical theme and very comfortable. The bedroom is awesome, with a very comfortable king-size bed. Finally, the view is to die for!! Waking up to the sound of the birds and the beautiful emerald mountains and blue ocean in the distance is absolutely one of the best ways to wake up when on Kauai. The sunsets are truly spectacular as well. The very spacious lanai spans the living room and bedroom space, and you can relax in a nice lounge chair or regular comfortable chairs. Some of my best moments - having breakfast on the lanai with that spectacular view, and of course watching the gorgeous sunsets from the lanai. If you are looking for a spacious, comfortable, spotless, beautiful vacation home to stay in when visiting this beautiful part of the world, you will find it at this unit!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for writing such a lovely review and thank you for your continued support of visiting my island home. I know the views keep you coming back and I look forward to your next return. Bali Hai will be waiting for you in a few years.
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Hanalei Bay Resort

  • 5 of 5

This unit is fantastic. Pictures don't really show the true beauty of this place. Very clean and spacious. 2 AC units, which is very nice. Everything you could possibly need during your stay, from small cooler to chairs and snorkel gear. Kitchen is fully stocked with all your cooking needs. Don't want to cook---walk over to Happy Talk and grab a bite/brew with live music nightly. Nice pool with a tropical feel. Can't wait till we can schedule another trip. Thanks Joan for sharing your little piece of paradise with us.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Deborah, for sharing your experience of staying in HBR 4222 with others. Happy Talk Lounge has been a nice addition to our resort. I will look forward to your return to Kauai and my island home. Joan
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Nearest Barpub
Happy Talk
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Makai Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Kuhio Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kauai Grill @ The St Regis
Car: necessary

Wedding planner upon request and on site ceremony locations, beach equipment rental, surf lessons, concierge services, 5 bbqs. Bar now open.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning charge $170
Tax Rate 14.42%

Cleaning fee and tax extra. I will put a total together for you
I accept Visa, Mastercard, or Discover and personal checks w/cc on file
*$20/Resort fee
covers parking, tennis court time, wifi, long distance and local calls, fitness center, free mai tais on Monday afternoons

Ask about last minute discounts within 30 days of arrival and if you see a few days open in between other reservations, those WILL be discounted

20% deposit due at booking. Balance due 45 days before arrival.
I take most major credit cards

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.