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This Partial Ocean View :4 minute walk to beach and Fitness Club

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 King Bed + Sofabed. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults+2 children

Welcome to the famed Kiahuna Plantation Resort, located on the very desirable Poipu Beach. The Kiahuna sits on 35 acres of lush, tropical gardens, with orchids and lily ponds and boasts an expansive beachfront lawn surrounded by palm trees. The beach is a short stroll from our unit, #414, and is ideal for swimming and all water activities. The Kiahuna is the only beachfront condominium full resort in's the best location in the best-weather area of Kauai. Numerous guidebooks, The Travel Channel, Conde Nast, etc, rate Poipu among the top beach destinations worldwide.

Our condo is on the top floor,so sitting on the lanai you can lounge in total privacy,(no one can walk in front of you) and overlook treetops and the Partial Ocean View. (See photo). From here, enjoy the sight of blue water, sunrises and sunsets......enjoy coffee or cocktails with the ever-changing panorama of the Pacific right before you.

High ceilings, and wide sliding glass doors to the lanai contribute to an open, airy feel. The Lonely Planet Guide states that 'top floor condos are best at the Kiahuna'.

This condo is a one bedroom (king) plus pull-out sofa bed in the living room, maximum of 4 guests. Complete and newly remodeled kitchen, tile entry. Full bath, remodeled tile shower, with separate vanity area. Please note that there are stairs to the top floor .

Right across the road, you will find the Athletic Club , tennis complex and swimming pool, --a three minute walk. Not all condo owners are members of this facility, but we are, so we can offer these amenities to our guests.

Also on the grounds -- the well-regarded Plantation Gardens restaurant. And the highly professional, gracious management company, right on site, will issue your keys and answer all questions, helping to make your stay a joy.They are avaiable for you 24/7. There is free wi-fi, free parking, and barbecues available for guests. The condo has a DVD player, and 2 flat screen TVs.

Please contact us for more information on this very desirable view unit. We welcome your questions and respond promptly.

Keywords: Condominium Beach Resort

More Details

Jack and Susan Marshall
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Jack and Susan Marshall

We are a retired couple living near San Francisco. We had been looking for the perfect place with a real island feel, and found Kauai to be more tropical and picturesque than Maui or Oahu. When we saw this condominium with a partial ocean view had come on the market, we bought it right away. We vacation here ourselves, several times per year, and take pride in keeping it attractive and comfortable. We are now seeing returning visitors, so we know we're providing a desirable vacation experience.

Why Jack and Susan Marshall chose Poipu

For your special vacation, a partial ocean view is a considerable plus!



Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please do not feed roosters....they will gather around the building and be noisy.Maintenance can set traps to relocate them. Call us for assistance.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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This Partial Ocean View :4 minute walk to beach and Fitness Club
average rating of 4.8285713 based on 35 reviews

Great place, would stay here again!!!

  • 5 of 5

This unit is nicely situated on a stunning property. This particular place provides a nice combination of quiet, charm, and an awesome lanai (which is ESSENTIAL in Kauai). This was our second time at Kiahuna Plantation and our first time staying in this unit. It's owners, Jack and Susan, are excellent hosts and provided nice insight into the island. Kauai itself it's always gem.

Book this place before someone else does!!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us and so glad you enjoyed our condo...... We also love the lanai, and the view of the ocean, sunrise or sunset, is what an island vacation is all about! We hope you will come back someday soon.
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It was a great condo and view.

  • 4 of 5

A great experience on the island. Staff are friendly and condo had all amenities we required! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We appreciate feedback from our valued guests, and like knowing you had a great experience. The view is really special from our top floor location---not only extra privacy, but seeing the ocean while relaxing on the lanai makes this condo location ideal! The Marshalls
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Oakland, CA

South Shore Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The Kiahuna Plantation condo was an ideal spot for our South Shore adventures in Kauai. We loved our lanai from morning coffee to star-gazing at night. The beach at Kiahuna was awesome for snorkeling and boogie boarding, and the condo was well stocked with beach activity equipment. The location was perfect for our hiking adventures along the cliffs and to Waimea Canyon. Bonus: Finding Puka Dog across the street was the best surprise!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. Our lanai is the reason we bought this condo---it is just so perfect for outdoor dining and ocean sightseeing. Hope you will come back and stay with us again!
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Wonderful stay!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time on Kaui'i and we enjoyed our stay very much at the Kiahuna Plantation. The room itself had a small kitchen which was nice not to have to eat every meal out. There was also a closet full of beach supplies (umbrella, snorkeling gear, etc.) which was nice. Staying in the Poipu beach area was wonderful. Our room was not on the beach, but it was a short walk away. Overall we had a great experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay with us, and your nice review. We fell in love with the Poipu Beach area 9 years ago, and still think it has the best weather on the island . And the Kiahuna Plantation , as a condominium resort, offers living room and kitchen space a hotel does not. As you mention, it's just a short stroll to the best beach. Glad you had a great vacation and hope you will come back for another island escape.
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Wonderful unit, wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

Great trip! If I were to recommend a location on Kauai to stay this would be it- that's taking into account we have turned this island inside out. Explored hours each day, north, west, Canyon, etc. this is a great location bc on the north side of the island you get a lot of traffic. Standstill, which is fine if you're passing through but not something I would like to deal with every day. This location is close to many restaurants, shops, beautiful beaches, and the traffic is not bad at all. I noticed some other resorts have lava rocks in place of sandy beaches which would be difficult to enjoy. Kiahuna Plantation has a great sandy beach and an expansive open lawn perfect for families playing ball or sun chairs.

Positives. This unit is completely stocked, down to the little things. Some things I was pleasantly surprised with: large ice chest, large sports thermos, snorkel gear, coffee mugs, wine glasses, wine opener, good pots and pans, even a ton of hangers for the closet. Beach towels are furnished daily at the check in beach counter.

The only negative would be the island chickens. They. Are. Everywhere. They start crowing at 5:30am and stop around 7pm. This was surprising the first day or two but we quickly got used to them and their sounds- just something to be aware of. The island of Kauai is Beautiful!!! Very lush with all shades of green you could imagine. There is no air conditioning (my husband was Very worried about this) but once the trade winds picked up it was perfect. Being on the top floor helped a ton!!

Some of our highlights & Tips- we Loved catching sunsets on Salt Pond Beach. Beautiful!!! Grocery store- we got everything at Big Save but I wish we would have swung by Wal Mart right by the airport for cheaper items. My husband loves seafood and ate Poke anywhere he could. A good change up to seafood was Tortilla Republic, right by this unit. I'm told happy hour was great but we missed it and had their regular dinner menu. Great salsa, brussel sprouts and drinks. We dinned at The Beach House, which was delicious. Another beautiful sunset and great food overall. We brought our Yetti cups with us to keep our beach drinks cold, which was perfect. The beach wasn't overly crowded. We worked out at the health club facility most days. The gym & pool are across the street, actually near the unit so that was convenient.

Overall this was a great unit, great location and a great stay in Kauai. Loved every minute!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your stay with us and so glad you had a great vacation! Every guest is very important to us, and we take lots of pride in having a great partial ocean view condo in this amazing resort. As you saw, our great lawn, gardens, and beachfront are unique,and totally unmatched by most resorts. Plus the fitness/pool/spa is recently, and beautifully, upgraded. A word about the roosters---they will gather around the buildings (where someone has fed them,usually) but our grounds staff has traps and the will capture and relocate them if anyone requests assistance. This really works---just a phone call to the front desk and they take them away. We hope you come back someday and we look forward to your return.We are in our 8th year of renting to very satisfied Kauai vacationers, and we're having great vacations there ourselves. Susan and Jack
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Mundelein, IL

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with the location and amenities in this unit. It was about a 5 minute walk to the beach, and we were pleasantly surprised at how close we were to other resorts and the public beach area. The property is perfect, and had a very good restaurant and nice green space. The unit was also nicely furnished and well equipped. The bed was comfortable. It was nice to sit on the lanai .. very nice size and great furniture .. and see the ocean and surrounding greenery. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and would definitely book this unit again!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and we appreciate your booking with us. We strive for guest satisfaction in everything we do, from condo decor to prompt communication before and during a guest's stay. Hope you will come back someday for a return visit! Susan and Jack Marshall
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $120
midstay cleanings 7+days $60
Tax Rate 13.41%

Rates vary, please contact owner for more information.
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We accept personal checks, and money orders.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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