Experience the Hawaii of Yesterday: Auntie's Cottage or Auntie's Ocean View Apt(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Auntie's Cottage or Auntie's Ocean View, each 1 bedroom (queen) & 1 Bath
North Shore Kauai is for romance, music, healing, relaxation, peace of mind and outdoor experiences. Auntie's is 'home-away-from-home' to writers, musicians, honeymooners, anniversary celebrants, photographers, surfers, marathoners, Trans Pac sailors, travelholics, and those in need of quietude and privacy. The Aloha Spirit is a way of life and not a slogan at Auntie's.
For independent travelers not requiring on-site resort and hotel amenities. Auntie's Holiday Rentals are light, airy, and simply furnished with island furniture and original, vintage Hawaiian art, representing a bygone lifestyle. If you can forego a big-screen TV and game machines, adapt to the occasional rooster and accept the efforts to keep ahead of minor repairs in this lush, salty climate, you will find your haven here.
For cat lovers, Coco is respectful and will usually keep her distance; however, if you are a cat lover, she'll enjoy your attention; but, Coco is NOT allowed in the rentals. Some guests are sensitive to cat hair and we all need to honor their situation.
Tobacco smoking is NOT permitted on the property.
Auntie's Holiday Rentals are permitted Kauai Transient Vacation Rentals (Permit Nos. 1367 & 1369). Auntie Sunny can be reached at 808-826-5566 for questions and recommendations.
NOTE: Auntie's Cottage and Auntie's Ocean View Apt. are separate 1-bedroom rentals. A 3d guest may request an island-style futon for $6.50/night including taxes.
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Member since: 2003
- Max. occupancy 3
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
- Queen size Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Auntie's is at the beginning of the North Shore's Longest Beach, from your front door you can walk 50 paces to the sand for Sunrises and Sunsets and gather the famous Kauai Sunrise Shells and petite Ni'ihau Lei Shells, Nearby are Tunnels for Snorkeling, the County Beach Park and its lunch wagon, and the deservedly world-recognized Na Pali Trail, This is the lush part of Kauai, laid-back and welcoming, yet close to Hanalei's Music and Shopping...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Beach View
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Cooking Utensils
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Outclean $139
The public bus turns around in Hanalei and does not go as far as Auntie's thus Auntie urges guests to have a rental car if they want to explore the island. Taxis are very expensive.
For bookings at least 45 days before arrival, a 50% deposit within 5 days of booking confirms the booking; 50% balance is due 30 days before arrival. Bookings made less than 30 days before arrival require Postal Money Orders or Wired funds.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 85 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability
Luau, Music, Hanalei Farmers Markets for Fresh Island Fish and Produce on Tues. pm and Sat. am. Hawaiian Canoe Paddling, Kite-surfing, stand-up paddling and surfing. Yoga, Massage and spa treatments. Many Churches, Hongwanji & Hindu Temple. Rice Mill and Poi making at Waipa. Limahuli is part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden charter. AUNTIE SUNNY WELCOMES ROTARIANS and invites them to the Thursday luncheon meetings (noon-1pm) at the St. Regis Hotel.
Year Purchased: 1977
About the owner: Now a senior citizen, I (Auntie) came to Kauai in 1976 as a barely seasoned professional, fell hook, line and sinker for Kauai and rearranged our life to be here. With no jobs on this then-agricultural island, my family bought on Kauai's Far North Shore (the foundation of Auntie's Holiday Rentals), rented it out and simultaneously moved from the San Francisco area (Marin County) to Alaska 'for the money', working in Juneau, Anchorage and Nome for 5 years. Mesmerized by Alaska's beauty and challenges, I ended up homesteading in the 'banana belt' (on an island 45 minutes by skiff from Petersburg). Alaska remains part of life. After NAFTA, when Kauai's highly-accaimed cane production was destroyed, Kauai morphed from a multi-plantation island to a tourist destination. I permanently left behind being a law professor, lawyer and merchant mariner and focused on Auntie's Holiday Rentals, pro bono alternative dispute resolution and developing a real estate practice. My Realtor (S) license hangs with Na Pali Properties Inc in Hanalei Town, a boutique, highly service-oriented real estate firm.
Why the Owner Chose Hanalei, HI, USA:
Kauai chose me my first day here. Staying at Hanalei Colony Resorts (almost road's end) in a client's newly-purchased condo, that 1st night I realized 'Paradise had 'for sale' signs'. Life was immediately changed so as to be here ASAP. Within 2 years we had purchased this historic Kauai duplex and rented it out. Then, it was off to Alaska for better paying jobs. (Auntie was paid 2/3d the salary of men law professors; Alaska paid the women and men the same salaries for the same positions). By 1983 we were here full time and never looked back.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Auntie's Holiday Rentals is quiet, casual and private. Guests come here to unwind, heal, honeymoon and enjoy the gorgrous North Shore, the oldest part of the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain. Many relate to Kauai on a spiritual level. Outdoor activities, on land and sea, are abundant.
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Ocean View Apt. with a 'peek' at The Cottage (red tin roof in the far back)
Pacific View from Ocean View's eating nook and living room.
Auntie's Ocean View Kitchen and Dining Nook from Living Room
The Cottage Entry and 3 Dining Area Windows
The Cottage's big kitchen
From The Cottage Dining Room Looking Towards the Ocean View Apt.
The Cottage Bedroom...Queen Bed, Large Room
Beach aross from Auntie's...From Wainiha Bay to Haena Beach Park
Ocean View Apt...3 picture windows on the left.
Ocean View's Living Room taken from the Dining Nook
Ocean View Apt....From Queen Bed Bedroom Towards Kitchen and Pacific View
The Cottage...Kitchen on left, living room on right. Bedroom & Bath are Behind
The Cottage Dining Room's Koa Furniture
The Cottage Living Room with 1940s Furniture
The Cottage's Covered Lanai Off the Bedroom
Welcome to Auntie's Holiday Rentals
This listing was first published here in 2003.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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