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Poipu Sands - CLOSEST 1 BEDROOM to BEACH - Remodeled, Oceanview, Hear the Surf

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 10 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1-3)

Our SPACIOUS 1 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, PARTIAL OCEAN VIEW condo is about 150 yards from the ocean. This condo is located in the highly sought after Poipu Sands complex in the Poipu Kai Resort. Our unit is the CLOSEST 1 BEDROOM CONDO BY OWNER TO THE OCEAN. From our lanai and even inside our condo, you will HEAR THE SURF BREAK.

Poipu Sands is situated on 7.5 acres of lush, tropical, well-maintained grounds. Within Poipu Kai, Poipu Sands has the only private tennis court and its own NEWLY RENOVATED swimming pool and barbecues. Poipu Sands condos are the only condos in Poipu Kai with direct beach access (no need to cross a street, no traffic, no cars...just an easy and beautiful path to the beach). Also, our condo is on the ground floor with easy access from the near-by parking and no need to haul luggage or groceries up & down stairs.

CHECK OUT THE SLIDE SHOW OF ADDITIONAL PHOTOS OF OUR UNIT, POIPU SANDS (see 'Links to more information' directly above the Property Photos). In the photos, you will notice an expansive, open greenbelt area immediately adjacent to our lanai/patio. Also note the proximity to the ocean.

In a few minutes walk, you can be surfing at Kauai's SHIPWRECK BEACH, swimming in the Poipu Sands pool, or scouting out sea turtles in Keoneloa Bay. Enjoy Poipu Sands' TENNIS court (no charge), large SWIMMING POOL, high speed FREE WIFI wireless, convenient parking, and beautifully landscaped, expansive greenbelt with barbecue grills.


Poipu Sands is part of the premier Poipu Kai Resort community on the sunny side of Kauai. Poipu Kai has romantic walking paths, jogging paths, numerous Plexipave tennis courts, swimming pools and hot tub, and 24-hour security patrol. Poipu Beach, repeatedly voted #1 beach worldwide over the years, is a short walk or a quick drive with GREAT SNORKELING!


The award-winning, 5-Star Kauai Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa is adjacent to Poipu Sands. This luxurious Grand Hyatt offers awesome tropical grounds, casual and fine dining, shops and entertainment. The KIAHUNA GOLF COURSE and POIPU BAY GOLF COURSE, previously home of the PGA Grand Slam Tournament and a Robert Trent Jones design, are both just a few blocks away.


Our ~1000 square foot, non-smoking vacation condo is perfect for 1 to 3 persons. It is a clean, quiet and well-maintained unit. The Master Bedroom has a NEW California King-size bed with new sheets and island quilt. The MASTER BATH has dual sinks and an over-sized tub/shower, and has NEWLY REMODLED cabinets, granite counters, lighting, etc. Plus there is a SEPARATE HALF BATH, also NEWLY REMODELED. The NEWLY REMODELED KITCHEN is fully equipped and the Living Room has a NEW Flat Screen Cable TV, DVD, and Stereo with CD. It also has a NEW comfortable sofa bed. Our unit is tiled in the kitchen and bathrooms, with carpet elsewhere for your comfort. Free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet, Linens, Beach Towels, and a LG stacked Washer/Dryer are all provided for your convenience. From the Living Room & Lanai, you can see an Ocean View and a lovely tropical garden. The condo is baby/kid friendly. For infants, we have a Baby Suite/Corral set aside in the closet if needed. Our condo is ideal for couples celebrating special occasions or an anytime getaway.

Daily housekeeping services available for an extra fee.

Beware our condo is NOT available through Craig's List. On island contact and concierge service available.

Hawaii Registration: Transient Accommodations TA-022-831-9232-01 and General Excise Tax GE-022-831-9232-01.

READY FOR A MEMORABLE VACATION? Paradise awaits you at our POIPU SANDS CONDO in gorgeous Kauai.

Keywords: Condominium, condo, vacation rental, deal, special, large, spacious, ocean view, oceanview, ground floor, closest 1 bedroom by owner to beach, Hyatt, Poipu Sands

More Details

Greg & Shelley Bay
Member since: 2008
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Greg & Shelley Bay

We live and work in Southern California, and we love to travel. When we first visited Kauai, we felt so rejuvenated and loved exploring the unspoiled island. We resolved to return often. Now we take pleasure and pride in our condo. We have a morning ritual of sipping local Kauai coffee and fresh fruit smoothies on the lanai where we watch the birds and the palm trees sway as we plan our day. Things we most enjoy include the fresh fish; local fruit, vegetable and flora 'Sunshine' farmer's markets; the clean air and trade winds; the warm, inviting ocean as going into the water makes us feel like kids again; finding hideaway spots at beaches; and relaxing on our lanai spending stress-free time together. We know you'll enjoy staying at Poipu Sands, our home away from home.

Greg & Shelley Bay purchased this condo in 2000

Why Greg & Shelley Bay chose Poipu

In planning our 1st Kauai trip, we read in the LA Times that Poipu Sands was highly requested and ideally located. While staying there, we agreed! So on our 2nd visit, we extensively researched Kauai properties, and asked a local broker to let us know when specific Poipu Sands units became available. A few months later we had the keys to our own piece of paradise. Poipu Sands is steps away from Shipwreck Beach and the 5-star Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa, and only a short walk or drive to Poipu Beach Park and Brennecke's Beach. We love that Poipu Sands is located on a 7-acre greenbelt, making it very low density and truly a lush, tropical environment. We enjoy the ground floor location close enough to hear the surf break.

What makes this condo unique

From our unit, you hear the surf break as we are ~150 yards from the water's edge. The condo is set back, well away from street noise. Poipu Sands has its own swimming pool and tennis court (no charge). In a few minutes, you can walk to the sandy and beautiful Shipwreck Beach as well as the 5-star Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa (our neighboring property). The Grand Hyatt has fine and casual dining plus live entertainment and spectacular grounds. Two golf courses are within a few miles of our property; in fact you can walk to the golf course at the Grand Hyatt. A well-maintained, well-lit (for evening strolls) path meanders through the Poipu Kai Resort community leading to Poipu Beach Park and Brennecke's Beach. Condo parking is very convenient and plentiful. You get free high speed Internet access and a very comfortable new California King size bed. Our condo is a very spacious, ~1000 square foot, 1 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath unit. It opens to a lanai with partial ocean views and is located in a park-like setting. With an equipped kitchen, the condo has a warm and homey feel. Poipu Sands is part of Poipu Kai which has 7 swimming pools and 9 tennis courts (soft and hard surfaces). The condo is close to the famous Roy's restaurant and natural attractions such as Spouting Horn.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Enjoyed our stay in your lovely condo. It is very well equipped with all necessities. Also loved the location to take walks and also the way access to the Grand Hyatt. We didn't need AC with the lovely ocean breezes. We hope to return soon!
Nov 2016
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Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • FROM Late DEC to MARCH 31: 25% due at booking; balance due 90 days before arrival. If booking could create a calendar gap, review/reschedule dates
  • IF YOU CANCEL: 90 days prior to arrival, you get a full refund. 61-89 days of arrival, full refund less $350. And 60 days of arrival, no refund.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Newly remodeled
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , double sinks in separate area from toilet & large tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • NEW California King Bed. NEW Baby Suite - Playard/Corral. Futon sofa bed in living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Our condo has wonderful trade wind breeze and cross ventilation. A floor fan is in condo but rarely needed. And both the living room and bedroom have ceiling fans. A tennis court is available exclusively for Poipu Sands guests and at no charge. Poipu Sands is situated in the premier location of all of Poipu. Poipu Sands has 72 units on 7 acres which makes it very low density. This unique feature provides a sense of privacy and open space. Our unit is in a superb location of Poipu Sands - closest one bedroom to the ocean. Adjacent to Poipu Grand Hyatt's tropical grounds, lagoon, restaurants, spa, etc. Poipu Sands is part of Poipu Kai Resort which offers walking/jogging paths and additional swimming pools and about 9 Plexipave tennis courts. Mixed doubles and round robins are scheduled regularly. A tennis pro and tennis shop are also available.


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Poipu Sands - CLOSEST 1 BEDROOM to BEACH - Remodeled, Oceanview, Hear the Surf
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 90 reviews

Quiet condo in Poipu

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. The view of sunrise and sunsets were amazing, and the smashing waves to put you to sleep. The sun shines here all the time compared to the north.

Shelley was easy to get a hold and friendly. I would stay again here in the future.

Tammy and Paul

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tualatin, OR

December getaway

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I stayed here this December. Great location. The condo is clean and comfy and very quiet. Just step out your back door and greet the ocean.

Loved the little town of Koloa😊

Greg and Shelley are great to work with! Thank you

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Santa Fe, NM

Great Unit in Poipu Sands

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here and really enjoyed it. It is handy to be on the ground floor as it makes it easy to walk out on the lawn whenever you want. The unit was spotless and the finishings were updated. We never felt we needed air conditioning as the breezes kept everything cool. The owners were very responsive to all inquiries.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

Sunrise at Poipu condo!

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful time. The condo was well maintained, equiped with everything we could possibly need. Very comfortable bed. Close to beach with lots of opportunities for walks in a beautiful setting.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

The unit was clean when I arrived, and is exactly as the description on VRBO stated. There is no central AC, but with fans and windows, it was manageable.

Great owners, very responsive and easy to work with!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our time here. This condo is well-appointed, comfortable, and conveniently located near Shipwrecks beach, The Point, beautiful walking paths and more. We hope to visit again soon! Aloha!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Car: recommended

Whale watching, ATV rides, helicopter rides, Hawaiian Luau's, world famous beaches, body surfing. CJM Stables have horses available plus various equestrian events. A Robert Trent Jones, Jr, 18-hole golf course is just down the road. Plus another 4 golf courses are within easy driving distance.

Our guests may enjoy concierge guest services. Before or during your visit, their knowledgable, local staff can work with you to determine the best deals on special services, activities, beach rentals, cruises and tours.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

Preferred payment by e-Check (Electronic Check). Credit cards also accepted

FROM late DECEMBER to MARCH 31: 25% is due upon booking and the balance due 90 days prior to your arrival date. We may respectfully decline bookings that could create difficult-to-fill gaps in the calendar during this high-demand season, but we will contact you to review/reschedule your dates if needed.

for cancellations, 90 or more days of your arrival date, you receive a full refund
61-89 days of arrival, you receive a full refund less $350
60 days of arrival, you receive no refund
Guests are encouraged to consider trip insurance

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.