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Kiahuna Plantation Oceanfront Renovated Best Location Ground floor

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Guest to pay onsite management direct at check in for required cleaning. Full mid-week cleaning is $67.00 plus 4.166% tax and check out Cleaning Fee is $120.00 plus 4.166% tax for 3 nights or more. Mid week cleaning required for each 7 nights booked.

For stays of 1-2 nights, Check out Cleaning Fee is $50.00 plus tax.

Kiahuna plantation is a low density bungalow style resort located on 35 acres of tropical paradise. It is a lovely resort with one of the highest revisit rates on the island and is located right on one of the best swimming beaches in Poipu. Our unit is one of the only few in the development to be so close to the sand.

Our unit 10 is located on the ground level of a two story building, ocean front in building 3. The condo has been recently renovated by one of the islands premier interior decorators. From the kitchen and living room it looks directly out over the ocean where you can enjoy the gorgeous views. Our unit has a fully-equipped fully open kitchen, king-size bedroom, queen sofa pullout bed, allowing for up to 4 people total occupancy, as well as many owner-supplied extras. Children are certainly welcome at Kiahuna and our unit is one of the best for kids as it opens up right on to the expansive lawn where they can play. We take great pride in our unit and keep it constantly updated. Recent improvements include a newly upholstered sofa and chairs, plantation shutters, new appliances, new bath tile, and new lanai furniture. We also offer a stackable washer and dryer for your convenience, which is a feature you will not find in some of the other units as Kiahuna. Please note that there is no central air conditioning in the units at Kiahuna but our unit is situated to take full advantage of the trade winds to cool the air naturally. Ceiling fans are available in the unit.

Our guests have all the privileges available to any other Kiahuna guest, free wireless internet access, and 24 hour support staff through the onsite management company Castle Resorts. They are there to serve you with any problem that might arise.

Swimming or Tennis? Enjoy complimentary use of the exclusive Poipu Beach Athletic Club directly across Poipu Road for swimming and tennis. We are happy to announce that our club re-opened. It has been improved from the previous operators and will continue to be improved with a fitness club to be added as soon as possible. Note-not all units at Kiahuna are members. Our unit will provide you complementary access during your stay.

There is also a beach hut onsite where you can rent snorkel equipment and boogie boards and other beach necessities. Surfing lessons are offered several mornings a week on the beach in front of the unit. Beach chairs and towels provided free-of-charge at the beach hut.

There are quite a few gas barbeques located throughout the grounds for your use. This is an excellent place to meet and talk with other guests staying at the Kiahuna Plantation Resort. Lots of restaurants are within an easy stroll of the property.

his unit has an in unit washer and dryer which is not common in most other units. It also has a top quality King Matress in the bedroom. Best location on the resort property. Recent additions to unit as of November 2015

1. We added a wide screen 4K HD smart TV in the living room. If you have an account with channels like Netflix, Amazon, Pandora, etc., you should be able to use it to see these channels. You need to be on HMDI 2 for that. HMDI 1 is for cable.

2. We moved the HD TV that was in the living room to the bedroom which had no TV. It has its own cable box so you can watch different channels in each room.

3. New washer and dryer that will be installed.

4. In the kitchen we put in a new toaster, new coffee maker, added a new set of sharp cutting knives. Also a rug that covers most of the walking area.

5. In the bedroom we added a light in the closet that works off of motion. We added new colorful bed spread and matching pillow coverings. Also rugs by each side of the bed.

6. Changed out the fan switches so that the speed could be controlled easier. Adding more light dimmers.

7. Castle phase 1 has upgraded the WIFI speed significantly. The old system has up to 5Mbps compared to the new speed if 15 Mpbs

Local Managment company Castle Resorts.

Keywords: Bungalow, Kiahuna Plantation, Kiahuna, Poipu, beachfront, condo, remodeled,

More Details

Owner
Brooke Richardson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Brooke Richardson

Stephen and Shirley Kleppe

Hawaii tax ID # is: 01411896-01

Brooke Richardson purchased this condo in 2015

Why Brooke Richardson chose South Shore

Our unit is one of the only few in the development to be so close to the sand. We were drawn to the ground floor unit as we feel there is seamless access to the ocean and wonderful lawn area.

Swimming or Tennis? Enjoy complimentary use of the exclusive Poipu Beach Athletic Club directly across Poipu Road for swimming and tennis. We are happy to announce that our club re-opened. It has been improved from the previous operators and will continue to be improved with a fitness club to be added as soon as possible. Note-not all units at Kiahuna has access to club. We are members so you will have complimentary access during your stay.

What makes this condo unique

Our guests have all the privileges available to any other Kiahuna guest, free wireless internet access, and 24 hour support staff through one of the onsite management companies Castle Resorts. They are there to serve you with any problem that might arise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for sharing your condo with us. We had a great, great time on Kauai!!! We love the location of your condo and we met some great people in the surrounding units too. I surfed everyday with my sons and watched the son rise and set with my wife each day. We saw tons of whales, just from the shore everyday. We heard this is the most that has been seen in the last 30-40 years!!

Thanks again. It was great working with you.
Jan 2012
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Amenities

Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • luaus
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Kiahuna Plantation Oceanfront Renovated Best Location Ground floor
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 24 reviews
Dallas, TX
5

Beautiful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We found the property with very little trouble, and the ladies at the check in desk were very nice and thorough. The condo was gorgeous, and I immediately saw the special artistic touches done by my artist sister and co-owner of this property . The bed was super nice, and my husband who is normally a hard as a rock mattress guy has been won over so now we have a softer bed at home! The kitchen was superbly outfitted, though I figure a new microwave is in store, and perhaps a new washer/dryer up the road. But the fantastic breeze through the condo with the lanai doors open was so wonderful, it was truly a delight! We consider Kauai our very special tropical vacation spot, and this trip was perhaps our favorite of all the times we have been here. Thanks so much for providing the very classy property you have there at Kianhuna Plantation. I know my sister and brother in law have enjoyed your facility for many many years. Keep up the great work!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 5 days at Unit #10 at Kiahuna Plantation (managed by Castle Resorts) in May, 2017. Beautiful location. Stunning. The unit itself is best suited to a couple. It's a 1-bedroom and 1-bath. More than two would require using the pull-out couch in the sitting area, and that would make for a cramped stay.

It was clean. It is easy to maintain while you are there. No A/C... so plan to keep the ceiling fans on, and while you are in the unit, keep the vents in the doors open for airflow.

The unit is (currently) furnished with everything you need, INCLUDING boogie boards, noodles, a beach umbrella. These are stowed in a closet. Easy to locate.

The real magic of this unit is the beachfront location. You are 60 feet from the beach. The mornings are just stunning. Sit out on the back patio and soak it in with a cup of coffee. Gorgeous. Use the beach. The beginner surfers are fun to watch. SWIM! The waves are cool and enjoyable. Walk the beach. Either direction. Wonderful. Walk the grounds. They are immaculately kept. Hawaii. Enjoy it.

Although the property is managed like a resort, your unit is independent. You will NOT get maid service unless you specifically call and request it. It is an additional charge, unless you are there a week, in which case you will get one mid-week towel changeover. So... plan to launder your own towels. Plan to make your own bed. Plan to clean up after yourself, just like you would at home.

Restaurants. Gelato. Decent shopping (if you just can't resist shopping). Convenience/pharmacy store(s). All are just 3-4 minutes away.

40-minute drive to Waimea Canyon. 60-minute drive to Kileuea Lighthouse. 20-minute drive to Capt. Andy's dinner cruises in Eilele.

If I were to visit Hawaii again, this is where I would want to be sure to spend a few days.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location. Steps from beach. Nice ground floor unit. Owners were flexible with late checkout.

  • 5 of 5

Comfy bed, clean and super close to beach. We stayed with our 2 teens and had a great time on the island 🌴

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Great stay.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location in a beautiful setting. My family has come to the Kiahuna Plantation 2 times now and loved every minute of our stay. This home was nicely furnished, had laundry, and was comfortable. A little small for 4 people, but well worth it.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible location at Kiahuna Plantation

  • 4 of 5

Our room was fairly nice, updated. With that said, for the price we paid, we were surprised to find several repairs needed like a clogged bathroom sink. The bedroom could use another dresser. The coach was tired and stained. But, it's location, location, location at Kiahuna Plantation.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hermosa Beach CA
5

Best Location!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to Kiahuna and we absolutely love it. This unit has the best location in my opinion. Just steps from the beach, great for kids. Even though there's no AC this unit gets a great cross breeze keeping it very cool. Can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Car: necessary

In our unit is a guide book for guests to use…The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook which you can also buy for your use . You can get an interactive copy on ITunes Store. Also lots of tips are in our unit guest book. Here are some of our own VERY favorite things to do and hints to make your stay perfect: I have put things in bold which you may want to book ahead in busy months (when school is out). There is a Costco near airport..hit it on your way to condo..it is a 30 minute drive home from there. There is an o.k. grocery in Koloa (Big Save). On Monday there is a darling farmers make in Koloa at 12 ..hundreds line up before noon when the gate opens. Also a farmers's market 4 - 6 p.m. at Kukui'ula shopping center in Koloa. Good fish can be had at Koloa Fish market next to Big Save . Good take out lunches.

Restaurants

We eat at home mostly because of the view but when we go out here are our favorite restaurants:

Casablanca..at Kiahuna pool..can walk, outdoors, great happy hour. lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch

Joes on the Green - at Kiahuna golf course..nice for breakfast

Keoki's- great fish, good bar, and an early bird special..lots of Hawaii atmosphere and can walk

Tortilla Republic - casual good Mexican..eat downstairs..at Kukui'ula

Pomodoro - terrific Italian, reasonable, a bit of a drive to Kalaheo but pretty drive..make reservation.

Kalaheo steak house- a locals place - old fashioned with salad bar.

Brenneki's - can walk (15 minutes) - nice view overlooking Poipu beach park - good prime rib, bar, sashimi..casual

St. Regis Hotel overlooking Hanalei Bay (Big drive there) expensive but drinks won't kill you

Beach House - near by on Lawai Rd. Have not been for years but it is a spectacular spot at sunset. Pricey, upscale

Roy's - across the street..not our favorite..noisy, over priced and waiters are slick and pushy but some people love it

Kalaheo Coffee - great meals..very casual, deli atmosphere.

Kilohana - in Lihue in an old historic house - most genteel restaurant you will ever be in. Fine for lunch. Combine with Grove Farm tour.

There are several restaurants at Kukui'ula but I have not tried them. Most are expensive and are not on the water so I'd prefer to eat at home

If you really want to do a Luau try Smith's. Hyatt and Sheraton have one too.

For drinks in special places : no. 1 is on our lawn at sunset…it's one big cocktail party and great way to meet your neighbors

or Plantation Gardens,The Hyatt, Koa Kea (next door), Beachhouse. There is a Starbucks at Marriot's next door.

Kiahuna

Swimming - Kiahuna has great swimming, boogie boarding and snorkeling. You can take surfing lessons directly in front of our unit. You can rent equipment and cokes at our beach hut..also they have free towels, beach chairs and can sell you activities/excursions/massages (BTW if you book directly with an excursion Co. you can get a discount). three boogie boards are in our closet as well a a few floaties and a beach umbrella

Be sure to use the safe in your room, lock sliding doors at night. There have been thefts..they like computers, wallet and jewels.

Superb boogie boarding for strong swimmer Poipu Beach Park has great area..also it has a perfect shallow area for babies..and picnic spot. For superb snorkeling go to the beach on Lawai road (about two miles west in front of Beach House restaurant)..you can rent equipment there also.

For a special beach where we picnic but not swim try Maha'ulepu down the road. No facilities and no people and it is GORGEOUS

Hiking

See our book or web sites. Terrific hikes on the island. The one we frequently take starts at the Hyatt down the road and goes south along the coast and golf course. Spectacular views.

Golf

We love golf on the island. Here we rank the courses:

Poipu Bay - pricey and worth it…beautiful course and spectacular views

Puakea - in Lihue..gorgeous mtn. views..reasoanable and challenging

Kauai Lagoons - beautiful in Lihue..two 18 hole courses

Wailua Muni - good value and along the ocean…one of the best muni's in the U.S.

Kukuiolono in Kalaheo, 9 holes..an old estate with beautiful views. VERY funky but what value..under $20 to play incl. cart. Be sure to buy at the 'pro shop' food for chickens on the course. Great fun for the whole family. They rent clubs too. Best teaching pro on the whole island..Pat Hunt..reasonable and superb teacher..call him…808 635- 2193 , 808 332 6452.

Tennis

Kiahuna has a great tennis program. Sign up in the pro shop and they will line up games for you. This brought us to Kiahuna in the first place. You will meet the locals as well. Brig racquets

Excursions

These are our favorites

ATV ride at Kipu Ranch..gorgeous and exciting..on a private ranch

Museum at Grove Farm - tour an original house from the 1800's and learn how the early white settlers fared

National Tropical Botanical Garden- 3 hour guided tour of garden..about 3 miles from

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Rates & Availability

Poipu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 standard
Mar 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
 
 
Holiday 2017-2018
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 6 2018
10 night minimum stay
$469
 
 
2018 standard
Jan 7 2018 - Dec 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$399
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$399
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

We request a deposit equal to two nights paid within 7 days of the booking and the balance due 60 days prior. Cancelation fee after booking is equal to 2 nights. No refunds within 60 days unless we can rebook dates. We do our absolute best to accommodate changes as available. If using a credit card you will be invoiced for an additional 3% transaction fee on the total rental amount. Checkout cleaning and 1 mid week clean included in rate is staying 7 nights or longer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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