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Luxurious Ocean View 3 Bedroom Condo with Large Pool, SPA and Lanai

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This is a spacious (1300 square feet) ground level, three bedroom, two bathroom, ocean view condominium, in the very popular, upscale Makahuena Resort located in the center of Poipu. It's size and internal layout provides spacious comfort for as many as 8 but works perfectly well and is priced for smaller groups. You might want to invite your family or friends to share the cost as they will be comfortable too. Check our monthly rates as we encourage longer stays.

View our guest comments to see why our condo is so popular.

The resort complex sits on a cliff overlooking the ocean providing an unforgettable view and experience. You can view both sunrise and sunset from the site 'Point' a few steps from our lanai where the sound of the ocean and it's spray is breathtaking.

The Makahuena is in the center of the Poipu golf world including being walking distance from Poipu Bay, former site of the Grand Slam of golf. The Makahuena contains it's own tennis facility (a rare commodity in Poipu condo complexes) bringing that sport steps from our unit. Top rated sandy beaches that provide sunbathing and surfing are less than a ten minute walk to the east (Shipwreck Beach) and to the west (Brennecke's Beach). Brennecke's beach has a breakwater that provides protected beaches for toddlers and calm waters for snorkelers.


If you are traveling with children or people that enjoy the pool or spa, ground floor units such as ours have a huge benefit in the ease of access to these popular items. You are step free seconds away from the pool gate to enjoy or check your kids swimming. The Makahuena is made up largely of three story buildings with no elevators, and pool access from upper units requires many steps to the opposite side of the pool then walking around the buildings. A somewhat time consuming and strenuous task.


The floor plan is all contained on one level eliminating the need to climb stairs to bedrooms or second bathrooms. Our seniors especially appreciate this convenience but everyone loves it. Additionally, the ground level location allows step free access to the impeccably maintained grounds, pool, spa, barbecue, view point, and other entertainment areas.

The kitchen was completed renovated in November 2014; new granite countertops, Solid Mahogany door and drawer fronts provide a stunning look. Elegant Tile Flooring was installed in all three bedrooms adding a very upscale look and providing a cooler (temperature) unit.

The master suite is a large bedroom containing a new Simmons Beautyrest California king bed. It has it's own bathroom which contains two large counters (his and hers) instead of the usual one. This bedroom opens directly to the lanai providing it's own ocean view and instant access to the beautiful grounds and all it's features.

The second large bedroom also has a California king bed and both of these bedrooms have their own televisions. The third bedroom is smaller, but large enough to contain two brand new plush full-size beds. If this bedroom is not needed it makes an excellent location to store luggage and golf clubs.

Summary of Sleeping arrangements:

Bedroom 1.

Primary Master Suite, new King bed, with own Full Bathroom with his and hers sinks. Direct Access to

Lanai and Grounds. New Flat Panel TV

Bedroom 2.

Master Suite with King Bed. Full bathroom in adjacent room. High Definition TV and Blu Ray.

Bedroom 3

Two Full-size beds (not twins) adjacent to full size bathroom. Fold out mattresses in closet for overflow for kids.

The unit has been recently redecorated including some new furniture and beautiful tile and paint.

The unit has a High Speed Internet Connection with a wireless router making web contact especially convenient.

Poipu Beach is Kauai's most desirable area and was just rated the #1 beach in all of America. You will love your stay at the Makahuena and in particular in this condominium. The unit is easily large enough for two couples to share with adequate privacy. There are three televisions and two DVDs to keep the kids entertained in a separate room remote from adult conversation.

More Details

Jim Heckman
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Jim Heckman

My wife and I purchased our condo a few years after Hurricane Iniki and have taken great pride in restoring this treasure to a level that allows ourselves and all who use it, to enjoy there stay in Kauai to the fullest. Everything has been replaced or restored. The beds and furniture are new and extremely confortable and the floors have been tiled or recarpeted. The walls were repainted in June 2010 and a large mirror installed over the couch at the same time appears to bring the ocean into that room. It's amazing!

We would love to have you stay in our place. Our referrals speak volumes.

Jim and Lea Heckman

Tucson, Arizona and Port Angeles, Washington.

Jim Heckman purchased this condo in 1994

Why Jim Heckman chose Poipu

We have traveled all over the Hawaiian islands and nothing compares with Poipu beach. Although Poipu is remote and quiet compared to the much more populated Mauai and Oahu, it still has every thing needed for a memorable vacation in Hawaii.


Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • Two additional fold out mattresses available for overflow
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Recent High Definition Television and iPod speaker system


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious Ocean View 3 Bedroom Condo with Large Pool, SPA and Lanai
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5


Thank you so much for making your wonderful condo available to rent. Kauai and your condo exceeded our expectations. The condo was very spacious, comfortable and relaxing, we did not want to leave. The view from the condo grounds was amazing.

My sister rented a 2 bdr.2 bath condo closer to Poipu beach without a Pool or Hottub and paid over $100 more a night then we did. The one thing that they had that we didn't, the Roosters waking them up at 5 am every morning.

We are already planning our return trip.



  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2007
  • Stayed: July 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location for larger group

  • 4 of 5

Plenty of room for everyone. Loved being so close to the ocean. All was as promised.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it here!

  • 5 of 5

It was awesome! Loved our stay here.

Best location for sure! Could use some small repairs and updated appliances, but other than that the place was just perfect for us. I would definitely stay here again!!! Thanks Jim and staff!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely condo with ocean views off the lanai. Perfect room setup for 3 generations!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Jim's condo and wished we could have stayed longer. The condo has a lovely lanai setup and is a couple of minutes from the point where you can watch crashing waves or peaceful sunsets. Watching the waves and the beautiful sunsets was something we all enjoyed and the location was perfect for that. Being on the ground floor was great for the children and the unit had good air flow with the trade winds. We were concerned about no AC but it was not an issue at all.

Everything in the kitchen was clearly marked and we had what we needed to make meals at home. Eating breakfast out on the lanai and planning our day was priceless!

We came with our daughter and son-in-law and two grandchildren ages 1 and 4. It was great being a five minute drive from Poipu State Park because that beach is protected from the larger waves. We appreciated the beach chairs ,cooler and rafts. Thanks Jim - we would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it Laurie, and please do hurry back. You are so welcome. You are right the lack of a/c is never a problem even during the summer as was your trip.
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Ponoka, AB

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

It was a perfect location for us with the kids. Mornings at the pool, exploring the island after lunch :)

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

Perfect location, spacious, clean!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location in Poipu...great ground floor location with grassy area for the kids to play...right by the pool....we even saw whales from the condo!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, there are lots of wales during December. So glad you and your family enjoyed your stay Jenna. Hope you return soon. Jim Heckman
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.91%

* Some holiday periods extra. Rates do not include Tax and Cleaning, extra charge for large groups.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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