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Spectacular Coastline view, 3 bedroom Island Home in Poipu, Fitness Club

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Kapakai, Stunning Coastline Views of Poipu Beach, sleeps 6-8 guests, Free Fitness Club Membership.

* Share with your friends this amazing view of Poipu Beach!

* Fitness Club Included: Workout - Waterslide - Sports - Games & More

* Soak in the hot tub after exploring the island - hiking, rafting or biking

* BBQ local beef or fish and sip mai tais on the expansive lanai

* Unwind in this traditional island home with ample indoor and outdoor comfort

* Beach going made simple! Towels/chairs/toys/boogie boards - Outdoor Shower

* Base rate is for 6 people, maximum 8. Please view "RATE NOTES"

Kapakai - Hawaiian for "coastline" - you will understand this home's given name when you take in the stunning view of the Poipu coastline from the upper deck. This hale (house) is located on top of a volcano (extinct, of course) in a quiet local neighborhood. Grab a towel & walk down the hill to Poipu Beach Park and Brennecke Beach.

Excite your tast buds with dragon heart fruit, rambutan, lychee, star fruit and more. The galley kitchen with its practical and handsome finishes is a great platform for your culinary adventure. Many decorative plates, bowls and glassware provide for delightful table settings.

Step into the Spirit of Old Hawaii surrounded by colorful local artwork and distinctive island furnishings. The living areas unfold with a comfortable breezy living room ... to the dining space with a massive round table ... to an intimate conversation seating area opening onto the expansive L-shaped covered lanai ... then one more adjacent family room space with ocean glimpses revealed through verdant foliage.

Breathe in the fragrant plumeria and bright bougainvillea bordering the grassy yard which encircles this home. Plenty of room for youngsters to run & play - croquet, anyone?

The master suite on the ocean side has a queen bed, TV/DVD viewing. The master bath shower, floors and vanity are tiled in decorative travertine stone tiles.

The guest bedroom wing of the home features a king poster bed in one room and twin beds in the other, TVs in both. These rooms share a "Jack and Jill" bath with fun fish & cobalt blue tiles at the shower and vanity.

As the sun sets, the western view is a delight to enjoy the last rays from a memorable day in the comfortable lounge chair seating, or at the nearby table over pupus (hors d'oevres) and beverages.

Poipu Beach Park, just minutes away with 2 free parking lots, offers a large grassy area dotted with swaying coco palms. There are picnic tables, showers, restrooms, even a convenience store, restaurant and beach rentals across the street.There is a cove called "Baby Beach" where toddlers play in the sand and splash in the shallow waters. A few steps away in the clear warm water, colorful tropical fish swim beneath as you snorkel just feet from the shore. The calm waters and gentle waves are enjoyed by swimmers of all capabilities. Experienced surfers can catch large-breaking waves further out beyond the reef. Brennecke Beach, at the east end of the park, is renowned for body surfing and boogie boarding.

FREE FITNESS CLUB AMENITIES INCLUDE: cardio workout room, weight lifting equipment, exercise room (and classes), poolside table and chaise lounges, restaurant and bar and pool/hot spa with waterslide! Lots of games to play for young and old alike - 4 tennis courts, 3 pickleball courts, basketball, badminton, volley ball, shuffleboard, ping pong, and more lawn games (all equipment provided!!).

More Details

Property Manager
Ala Muku Vacation Rentals-Juliana & Jim Cherry
Member since: 2006
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:
March 15, 2018

About Ala Muku Vacation Rentals-Juliana & Jim Cherry

Juliana and Jim own 2 homes in Kauai and manage a number of other beautiful homes and condos. They began visiting the Garden Island in 1997 and now are permanent residents. Juliana is a licensed real estate broker in Hawaii. Her special enjoyment is gardening. She loves to share the many wonderful features of Kauai with her visitors, especially the great beauty of the local botanical gardens. Jim is a builder of many years and now enjoys semi-retirement while keeping his hands busy with the occasional remodel.


Poipu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Balcony
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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Spectacular Coastline view, 3 bedroom Island Home in Poipu, Fitness Club
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Lovely traditional Hawaiian-style home

  • 5 of 5

While many people associate the traditional plantation house with Hawaiian style, to me it means board and batten siding, wood floors, louvered windows, ceiling fans, and deep lanais. This house has all that and more. The furniture and artwork reinforce the theme and the roof deck adds another dimension. Very romantic! In a more practical vein, the kitchen is fully equipped, the beds are comfortable, and the living spaces are well-laid out. The house is just as pictured and described. Plus, the Cherrys are excellent hosts. I highly recommend this property to anyone wanting to stay in Poipu.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice review! Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness. Juliana and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Kapakai. It is a special home in a special place. We do hope you will come back and visit with us again some time. Best regards, Jim and Juliana Ala Muku Vacation Rentals
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  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and the views of the ocean spectacular. There were books to borrow for reading and board games to play with the family. There were also lots of movies to choose from for a movie night. Plenty of boogie boards and sand toys. My son was stoked to see an Xbox but I wouldn’t let him play it. We are in Hawaii! We would stay here again if we return to Kaua’i. Julianna was very helpful anytime I had questions.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent house for a group

  • 5 of 5

This is a particularly well-kept house and grounds. There is an upstairs deck (built on top of the roof - pretty neat) that has a great view of the Poipu Beaches and coastline. Great place for mornings and evenings. The house itself is well laid out. The corner location is a bit busy and during the week with construction trucks, etc., it gets a little noisy. In addition, the walk is a bit longer to the beach than we thought it would be. Nothing much for adults but little ones (5 and 2) we ended up carrying back (uphill) too many times! The property managers are exceptionally good to deal with - professional and accommodating as they can be.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and glad you enjoyed this great house. The construction noise was due to the neighbor making some improvements on their property. I spoke with them recently and seems that they are done with the projects. The walk up the little hill could be tough for young children but as you said not a problem for a healthy adult. There are 2 large free parking lots at Poipu Beach so a 2-3 minute drive is another option. Thank you for the visit!
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Beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property, beautiful, good location, clean, everything you need.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Vacation

  • 3 of 5

Loved Kauai!!! The house was spacious for two families with a big backyard for the kids to play in. The lanais were large enough for family dinners and the upstairs deck was a PLUS with the spectacular views.

Even with all the fans going, the house was quite hot. Funky bathrooms need fans; they were like saunas. Seniors need to be careful getting in and out of the showers.

Overall, the house worked and the property managers were very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you loved Kauai and that this 3 bedroom spacious home fit your family needs. The deck view is great! Usually with opening the many windows, the 3 large sliders and the ceiling and stand-up fans, our almost constant trade winds cool the house down and make it quite pleasant. This home was built in the 60s and remodeled with a casual island retro feel. To update the smaller 1960 bathrooms, the owner chose natural stone tile in the master and a fun fish/blue & white motif in the other bathroom. We do let people know that both tiled showers are "sunken" and there is a grab bar to hold for stepping down into the shower. We appreciate the idea of a fan in each bathroom and will pursue that improvement. Adding fans to the ample window ventilation should help. Aloha and thank you for the visit!
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Can't wait to go back!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property is even better in person as the pictures do not it justice for how amazing it really is. I visited Kauai with my family, and it slept eight of us comfortably. Oversized furniture in common area does not disappoint as it was very comfortable after spending the day relaxing at the beach or hiking within the interior. This spacious property is surrounded by the smell of plumeria. Ocean view from top deck is incredible, especially at sunrise and sunset. It is about a five minute walk to two spectacular beaches. The first beach is great for boogie boarding which the property does provide . The second beach, Poipu Beach Park, offers great snorkeling and we saw green sea turtles and monk seals on the beach every time we visited. The ocean is very calm at this beach. Jim and Juliana are very easy to work with and took care of all our needs. When I return to Kauai, I will definitely be staying here again!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: recommended

Poipu beach as well as some of the other best beaches on the island are just walking distance. Great restaurants and shopping are a short drive away.

Other Activities: shopping, dining


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Above rates are for up to 6 guests.
    Add $15 per person per day for additional guests
    $800 refundable deposit is required; standard outcleaning fee and 14.42% Hawaii state taxes will be added to all reservations. An initial payment of $1000 is required to secure the reservation. The full amount plus security deposit is due 90 days prior to arrival.

    Our holiday season extends from Dec. 17- Jan. 6 with a one week minimum stay (2 week minimum if the stay includes both holidays). We divide the season into two periods with some flexibility on dates and length of stay. For the first week (Christmas) we ask our guests to arrange their departure date to fall between Dec. 26 and Dec. 28. For the second week (New Year's celebration) we ask guests to arrive around Dec 27-29. This gives the option of 7-10 days for either holiday segment.

    Juliana is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Hawaii, Lic# RB 20080.
    Ala Muku Vacation Rentals is a dba of Momi O Mo'o Inc., Lic# RB 20905.
  • Damage deposit: $800.00