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Secret Cove Cottage..Romantic Beachfront Blue Lagoon Hideaway!

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 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

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 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 ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 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.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8139534 based on 43 reviews

Beautiful location and steps from the beach!

  • 4 of 5

First of all, you cannot beat the location of this cottage. It is located about 12 minutes from Princeville and 6 or so minutes from Kapaa, which made it super convenient to visit places North and South. It is also in a high-end neighborhood and on a beautiful, expansive lawn and private property which afforded us a lot of peace and privacy. (and room for our five-year old to run around outside and be free) The BEST part, however, was having your own private path down to the beach, literally a stone's throw. My daughter and I would wake up every morning and watch the breath-taking sunrise. Priceless. The waters in December were not quite swimmable for a small child, but fine for adults. The main bedroom/bed was very comfortable, and the laundry was a wonderful thing to have. The bathroom was roomy and the shower was excellent. Compared to other "beachfront" properties, this one was not overly-priced as most are during Christmas time. That says a lot. I didn't give the cottage 5 stars because we own property here in Oregon, and the following things would have been easy (and inexpensive) to add to the cottage to make it more comfortable for guests: there was not one decent cutting knife, nor frying pan (or any good pan, for that matter), no cutting board (I had to buy one and leave it there), and the handle on the oven was falling off, making it unsafe and difficult to open. They also charged us a very high amount to have 2 friends sleep in the above loft with blow-up mattress for 2 nights, which is really meant for very agile children. Be careful of the straight vertical ladder to the loft in the middle of the night. Not recommended for anyone over 40. The manager, Jonathan was very kind and diligent, and communication was easy with him, however. Overall, it is a lovely place to stay for two adults and one small child--any others would really be too crowded and uncomfortable.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Though this was a 4 star review, it is unusual not to receive a 5 star review so I felt compelled to address certain issues in the review: I am disappointed that such complaints about the pans and knives were not brought to our attention at the time of the stay. We would have gladly purchased new knives and a completely new pan set if a guests had mentioned there were these issues.requested it. There were actually two cutting board boards present during this person's stay. Perhaps, she did not know where to look. If we do not know there is an issue, we can not address it. We pride ourselves on being very attentive to a guest's requests. With her purchase, we now have three cutting boards. The stove handle was subsequently repaired once it was reported. Regarding the loft: Our housekeeper is 6 foot tall who takes care of the loft. She also has a bad knee and has no trouble getting up and down the stairs and caring for the loft and the change of bedding. etc. She remarks that the stairs are easy to get up and down for her even with her bad knee. The ceiling in the loft is sloped and admittedly better suited to shorter adults and children. This was explained to her but I remember that she urgently wanted two adult guests to join her after her reservation was already made. She was given a significant discount for that late add on and was far cheaper than anywhere else they could have stayed. Jonathan
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Wonderful again 2nd time around!!

  • 5 of 5

2nd time here at the Secret Coce Cottage. Love it! Brought our son to celebrate college graduation. Cozy and comfortable. Had everything we needed. Great beach access and snorkel equipment. Great morning sunset views from the lawn!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milton, Wa

Fun Cottage and Good Beach

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed a week at this cottage. The cottage itself is cute and simple. The beach is maybe 200 feet away, and it has a HUGE yard. We loved that we had a stocked kitchen and laundry. A couple of drawbacks though, mostly how many flies were inside (and outside). The pathway down to the beach also had a lot of debris that needed to be moved out of the way. Overall, this place was enjoyable and we would consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Usually our groundskeeper is meticulous about keeping the pathway to the beach groomed. There may have been a storm recently along with high tide that brought ocean debris on shore between groomings. Flies are usually not a problem outside unless there is food attracting them. The cottage is air conditioned with the doors and windows usually kept shut to keep the cottage pristine clean and mold free from the salt air. Flies only get in if the doors are left open for an extended period especially if food is left out to attract them in or the trash is not taken out appropriately.
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The cottage is a stunning and tranquil home away from home. It was very heartbreaking to leave.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I got to spend 8 wonderful days here and it was everything and more. It felt like our own personal cottage, from the gorgeous views, ample supplies, to the little thoughts, such as having Neosporin on hand! I'm not joking when I say we had a difficult time leaving, we had come to love this little corner of the world and we plan on coming back as soon as we can. From the list of amenities to the journal kept by previous guests this truly was a Secret Cove and a very romantic getaway. We highly recommend it and again, we will for sure be returning. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our 6th trip to Kawaii and our first time staying at Secret Cove Cottage. Of all the places we've rented this was absolutely the best. The swimming and snorkeling right off the cottage was wonderful. I would recommend Secret Cove Cottage without reservation! We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder CO

We fell in love with this place!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for our honeymoon and it couldn't have been more perfect!the cabin was comfortable and It felt like our cabin in WI! The grounds were beautiful and the beach was amazing!! We hope to return to this place for years to come to celebrate our Anniversary.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $250
Tax Rate 13.41%

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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