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Secret Cove Cottage..Romantic Beachfront Blue Lagoon Hideaway!

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedroom 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Enjoy a Hawaiian vacation the way it was meant to be. This spectacular beachfront cottage has breathtaking, wide-open ocean views. Just steps from the beach, we offer you a slice of heavenly paradise. If you are looking for a romantic and serene setting you have found it! This cottage has its very own private beach and protected swimming areas (calm enough for little children) due to the outer reef that keeps the waters calm throughout the year. These white sand beaches stretch wide in both directions with unbelievable vistas.

Aliomanu Bay is in a 'micro climate zone'- the weather is the same as Poipu and even in the winter months it does not have any more rain than the Poipu area. This cottage is in a 'gem-of-a-location' and you will rarely see anyone on these beaches even in high season. Secret Cove cottage has been rented to celebrities seeking a secluded location on the beach.

As you enter the property through the grand entrance driveway, you will immediately notice lush tropical plants and over 60 coconut trees on this three quarter acre estate. Going out from the front slider doors your feet touch a well manicured lawn that leads to a sandy, short path, right out to the private beach. On the lawn you can sit in lounge chairs that have a very wide-angle direct view of the ocean and sweeping coastline.

As you sit on the lanai of the cottage you can listen to the soothing sound of a lovely fountain, as well as hear the ocean. Tropical birds and soft breezes from the ocean grace the front porch and cottage. Sit and unwind with a glass of wine and a good book. Inside, the cottage is decorated with well-appointed furnishings that give you the feel of the “real Hawaii”. The kitchen has everything you could possibly need, including a dishwasher, trash compactor and a bottled water dispenser with free bottled water.

The living room area is set up for your comfort: you can relax on the comfortable couch or desk area that is setup with Wi-Fi, DVD player, DVD library and a printer. In the main bedroom there is a California king bed. The cottage is air-conditioned throughout for your comfort. There is also a loft area with a queen bed, sitting area and light with a large picture window view towards the ocean. Due to its ceiling height, individuals greater than 5'10" may not find it suitable for themselves.

Secret Cove Cottage is unique; this private retreat will have you wanting to come back again and again. From every vantage point you feel serenity and soft breezes. Enjoy leisurely walks along Aliomanu Bay and go snorkeling amidst the coral reefs in the azure-colored waters right outside your door! The morning will welcome you with spectacular sunrises and the sunsets will take your breath away as they melt into the horizon.

If you are looking for a relaxing vacation, in a peaceful setting, at an affordable price, this is it! You will not be disappointed. Escape to Secret Cove and we think you will agree that this is where memories are made.

If you are thinking of a family reunion or small wedding, the entire estate (Secret Cove Cottage+ Secret Cove Villa)can be rented together; it is perfect also for an extended family group or children with a nanny.

LIMITED TIME SPECIAL! Book a reservation in 2018 and receive a 10% discount!! Offer expires November 15, 2016.

Keywords: Cottage

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Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018


Anahola Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private loft
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
An inflatable kayak with see-through viewing panels (for guest use). 2 boogie boards for guest use. A purified water container with free purified water.


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Amazing little slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Secret cove cottage is everything it says it is. We spent a week on the North Shore of Oahu before we went to Kauai, and didn't feel like we were on holidays until we arrived at the Secret Cove Cottage. The cottage is a free standing holiday home, and despite having other holiday homes nearby, it felt very secluded and private. We travelled with our two sons (aged 5 and 7), and it was a great space for our family. The kids slept in the loft, which also had some space for their LEGO and other toys. The ladder to climb up is quite steep, so I wouldn't recommend for very young children, but our kids thought it was fantastic. There was a beautiful huge lawn in the back garden that was perfect for the kids to run around in, and then at the end of the garden a pristine beach with shady trees all around it. The water was a little rough as we arrived after a storm, but it was still great for the kids to play and swim while I sat under a tree reading my books. Staying here was absolutely heavenly and we are all dreaming about coming back again soon. My only criticism is the lack of curtains in the loft which meant the kids were up super early, but waking up with the sun in a tropical paradise isnt such a bad thing. Thank you so much for having us. Next time we will skip Oahu and stay the full 2 weeks here!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location, Quiet and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I visited Kauai in mid-August for our 35th anniversary and had the pleasure of staying at Secret Cove Cottage. We loved the area, which was centrally- located to all of the tourist spots, but more private and with fewer people around. Keep in mind that no beach in Hawaii is "private", or privately-owned, but this one gets pretty close to being private. There were a few times while we were there when we were on the beach or in the water by ourselves.

We especially enjoyed snorkeling in the water right out the back door. We snorkeled at other spots around the island but didn't find anything as good as what was right there, next to the Cottage, so it ended up being our preferred spot. It was also very convenient to leave the beach and walk back to the Cottage and rinse off outside, using the shower nozzle attached to the house, so we didn't track any sand indoors.

The Cottage is cute and quaint, with one bedroom and a loft plus a well-equipped kitchen area. The loft is not easy access, with only a steep ladder to get up there (my husband checked it out but I didn't even attempt it), but we didn't need it so it didn't matter to us. The place also has beautiful lush landscaping, with well-manicured grass, coconut trees and various tropical plants. Be aware that you may have some landscapers working on the yard while you are there, but that kind of goes with the territory with well-manicured places. You may also see a few beach-goers cutting through the property as there is a public beach access nearby and many people get confused looking for it. Regardless, the property is in a highly-desired and quiet location on the island and you shouldn't let these things discourage you from staying here.

The property owner takes great care of visitors as we had an issue come up while we were there and he sent someone to take care of it immediately. We appreciated his quick response and attentiveness. Thank you, Jonathan! If we have a chance to return to Kauai in the future we hope to be able to stay at your place again!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You always dreamed about

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a place to find peace and happiness, then it is exactly this one! A wonderful beach, an accommodation where everything works - even the morning alarm clock in the form of wild roosters ;-) and not too far away from everything you need! - we'll be happy to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The location of this property is exceptional;however, the home needs updating!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the view from the yard and the easy access to the beach, but the home needs updating. The home was very clean; however, the bedding, pillows, and loveseat were very uncomfortable! We could not sit on the lanai because the bushes were overgrown and blocked the cool breezes. Although the air conditioning was nice, it would be nice to open the windows for some fresh air. With that being said, I would return if the owner would do some updating. It’s a beautiful and peaceful place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place to vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Secret Cove Cottage was the perfect place to stay for our honeymoon! It is quaint, super clean and stocked with everything you need. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous beach!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for our family of four with us downstairs on the nice king sized bed and kiddos upstairs in the loft. We enjoyed the sunrise every morning and beach combing on the long sandy beach. The cottage is in an area of very nice homes and I felt very safe there letting my kiddos run around around the lawn. The home has great A/C, though we didn't use it the whole time as the weather was mild. There is a beach access road/walkway right next to cottage and we did have to redirect a few tourists to the correct area to access the beach (ie, not walking through the lawn to get there) but that's pretty common...everyone is looking for the "secret" spot to park and get great beach access. Aliomanu beach is beautiful, we swam and snorkeled. The cottage also has a kayak for your use! Its a great location, 10 min to Kapa'a and around 15-20 minutes to Princeville or Hanalei. I got to talk to a few local fisherman and it was awesome to see them harvesting seaweed and fishing off the outlying reef. We hit a few farmers markets for fresh fruit/honey/ fish from some guys fishing the bay. Such a serene and peaceful place. AND such a fabulous stay, can't beat the space/view/location for the price!! Mahalo to all the staff that made us feel welcome!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
property fees $350

Reservation Form with Terms and Conditions needs to be completed and signed with all pages initialed. Provided upon request. If you pay with credit card there is 3% charge, please pay with echecks

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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