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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 - 6 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:
June 20, 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 South Shore

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 -
(51 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Ocean View 3 Bedroom Condo with Large Pool, SPA and Lanai
average rating of 4.901961 based on 51 reviews
Hillsboro, OR

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: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good geographic location, not so good unit/neighbors

  • 2 of 5

We loved the short commute to Poipu beach and the shopping plazas. We also enjoyed a couple of nice sunrise walks along the cliff trail. We appreciate the loaner cooler, beach mat and chairs too!

However, we found the unit in need of a deep cleaning (splatters alongside the master toilet wall, and several other questionable splatters intermittently on walls throughout). We also struggled with the glass table tops, all of our family members repeatedly ran into the coffee and end tables due to their obvious transparency. Notable is the dated furniture, and slightly rusting refrigerator. One if our biggest issues was the lack of air conditioning, that was amplified by the lack of outside breeze with this below ground lower hill side unit. The shared entry neighbors were blatantly disturbing on at least 3 of our nights with their late night/early morning partying, their yelling party guests, loud music, guest tromping up and down the stairs. Their lack of any consideration was intimidating, we had to close the doors and windows to assist in reducing what noise but of course that left us with zero incoming breeze.

The unit owners in the photos on the wall look sweet and I truly hope that none of this review is taken personal. We were disappointed.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please read the other 50 reviews before you take this one seriously. Everyone loves our place and many of our rentals are repeat travelers. Air conditioning is not permitted in this complex and rarely needed especially in the ground level units.
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Great apartment, helpful owner

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, spacious apartment in a very nice location a short walk from the beach. I was in Kauai for the marathon and Jim was helpful and accommodating. Overall, a great experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Lovely condo with lots of little extras to make our stay very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The condo is very nicely laid out with two bedrooms apart from the Master which was perfect for our son's family who spent a week with us. The kitchen had absolutely everything we needed and wanted including sharp knives for cooking and even a coffee grinder. We very much appreciated the beach items like boogie boards (adult and children's) as well as sand toys and beach chairs. Even the beach towels were plush.

The property was just a few steps away from the pool which was perfect for the kids. Our only issue was that we couldn't swim until 9:00 AM - but we just went to the beach instead which is just a 10 minute walk away

All in all we would recommend this unit and this property for families. Very comfortable and convenient.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Poipu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 26 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 3 2018
6 night minimum stay
winter 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Apr 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Apr 24 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 25 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 5 2018 - Dec 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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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