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Stunning 5 Star Puu Poa - Amazing Panoramic Views. Perfect romantic holiday home

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Read our latest reviews and see what we have to offer. As on island residents we take pride in our vacation home and strive to make your vacation holiday memorable.

We have special last minute rates on the following dates:

- June 2 - 5 (3 nights)

- June 9 - 12 (3 nights)

We are one of the few (if not only) Puu Poa residences with designer furniture throughout. We do not just select any condo rental package, these selections are high end designer made pieces anyone would love to have in their own home (think McGuire).

All furniture was selected from from C.S. Woo, Honolulu, or Aspire, the premier providers of high end furnishings. We also had new HORIZONS Blinds installed on all bedroom windows, added accent pieces throughout, and one very LARGE custom designed area rug for the living room. It gets better, with recent improvements to the bathrooms including cherry cabinetry, slab Italian Calacutta Marble counters, Hansgrohe fixtures, and Toto toilets.

As always we are excited to provide a superior option for your vacation dollar. Call for last minute special rates or for price matching to other Puu Poa units.

Our Pu'u Poa residence is a luxurious two-bedroom oceanfront condominium with large windows and generous lanais from which to enjoy spectacular whitewater views. With elegant interiors and the most modern conveniences, you can enjoy a uniquely designed and decorated home, along with the personal touches you expect.

At nearly 2000 square feet (interior and lanais), this condominium is furnished to reflect the island’s casual yet elegant atmosphere. The fully-equipped kitchen has recently been updated with new cabinetry, granite counters, and appliances. Mattresses are top of the line, with Italian Estate Sateen sheets. Baths have Egyptian Cotton towels and we have provided plush spa robes for your use while a guest. Laundry options include a full-sized Samsung front loading washer and dryer.

We provide the same amenities (towels, sheets, shampoo, soaps) in our condo which we use in our home.

Art and island décor selected during travels throughout Hawaii and the Pacific Rim are displayed to ensure your vacation will be memorable and spectacular. For those with technical needs, two high speed (secured) Internet options are available for contact with the rest of the world.

Just below Pu’u Poa is “Hideaways Beach”. You can hike down a short, but steep, trail to the base of the ocean bluff and find this secluded beach with unparalleled views of Bali Hai.

Spectacular diving and coral reef snorkeling is found in these parts as the gentle waves provide for a host of coral and marine life unsustainable in other parts of the world.

Having the five-star St. Regis Hotel as your ‘out-of-sight’ neighbor allows you to easily enjoy shopping, island activities, and world-class dining in three gourmet restaurants, each offering a variety of island flavors along with magnificent views. Not to be missed are the sunsets from the 'Living Room' bar. Pamper yourself with award-winning spa treatments in the newly built Princeville Spa, enjoy an elegant romantic dinner at one of many five star restaurants, and end your day with a quiet moment, feeling the ocean breeze, back on your private lanai.

Location, attention to detail, and quality, combine to make this the perfect vacation choice for your discriminating lifestyle.

Features include:

* Samsung 50" LED HDTV in living room

* Two bedrooms - One king bed and one queen bed. The master bedroom overlooks the Pacific Ocean and the second bedroom has a view of the Makaleha Mountains.

* Living room with oceanview, and the sound of crashing waves.

* Full kitchen with granite counter tops, new appliances, gourmet cookware, and oceanview.

* Keurig coffee maker

* Spacious lanai with new outdoor furniture and yet more oceanviews, Bali Hai views, and the sound of crashing waves.

* Two full baths with all new tile and fixtures - master bath includes spray shower head and a Japanese soaking tub.

* Washer and dryer.

* BOSE Wavesound radio, CD player, and Ipod docking station

* IPhone/IPOD/IPAD docking station with alarm clock in master bedroom

* Luxurious designer linens - Tommy Bahama, Hotel Collection, Calvin Klein, Barbara Barry

* COMPLIMENTARY LONG DISTANCE PHONE CALLS TO THE U.S. MAINLAND

Our cancellation policy is you will receive a 100 percent refund for all reservations cancelled within 90 days of arrival - less credit card processing fees and any other VRBO fees that the owner is charged. This policy supersedes any other listed policy in this listing. Unfortunately the HomeAway system does not offer in their listing setup a 90 day option, so you will see a 60 day cutoff. Again, that is NOT our policy.

Ask about last minute rates!!

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More Details

Owner
John Ski
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About John Ski

After searching each island for our retirement home, we found a location that offers natural beauty, relaxation, and aloha spirit not found on other islands. We now spend half of the year at Hale Malanai experiencing all Kauai offers.

John Ski purchased this condo in 2002

Why John Ski chose North Shore

Puu Poa, is near some of the best beaches on kauai and in a location that offers our guests access to amenities of the St. Regis Hotel and Princeville community. Coupled with the luxury of this home, we have an unbeatable vacation opportunity.

What makes this condo unique

Best beaches, world class golf, natural beauty, and peacefulness, you will never want to leave.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha from Maryland. We stayed a month at Puu Poa 203. First of all John is extremely easy to work with, but professional as well. All questions are answered usually within minutes. He gives you accurate good pricing right away. And the advantage to working directly with the owner are all the extras….the fully equipped closet with outdoor equipment, the fully stocked kitchen, the guidebooks and library of books, and the original artwork. Everything you see on the website is accurate…in person we found it even better and prettier. We knew we wanted the Puu Poa complex because of its location, its solid construction, and the layout of the units. We were even more impressed when we got there. From the semi-private entrance (only 2 per floor share a large entrance area) you will smell the beautiful gardens as you cross to the unit. We preferred having 2 open lanais (as contrasted with the glass covered lanais), as we wanted the light, sound and the full ocean view from both. We also preferred our second floor unit as it was only 8 steps down from the parking lot and we did not look down on anyone, just green, water, surfers and whales. As a vacation rental this was extremely clean, generous in size and fully appointed. The beds are VERY comfy and the master shower is perfect for Hawaii – open and airy. Cell phones get spotty coverage so John’s unlimited mainland calling plan worked well as did the internet. We were in the unit when the new living room furniture arrived. NICE. It’s very clear that John takes great pride in his unit and is constantly upgrading features. We would not hesitate to book with him again. Mahalo
Feb 2011
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Amenities

Princeville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for children ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has Tommy Bahama King sized bed with recently purchased Simmon's Extra Firm pillow top mattress. Tommy Bahama island motif silk bedding throughout., Queen size Beds (1) Second bedroom has recently purchased. Simmon's mattress. Full height twin sized Aero Bed available for alternative sleeping arrangements.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We are pleased that you are considering us for your vacation. We take pride in our home and work to ensure all guests are comfortable and satisfied. We’ve added personal touches you will not find in other vacation rentals such as; L’Occitane en Provance toiletries, Scented Island Soaps from Island Soap & Candle Works (Kilauea), This year we added; Brown Jordan dining and lounge furniture for the main lanai, Sharp Aquos 47” LCD HDTV in the living room with HD cable programming, Fine Italian linens from Tommy Bahama in both bedrooms, Simmon’s King and Queen mattresses, Sony 27” HDTV in the master suite, Queen Bed in the second bedroom, Twin Premier Raised Aero Bed (alternative sleeping options), Tommy Bahama Entertainment buffet in the Living Room, Unlimited complimentary long distance phone calling to US mainland, BOSE wave CD and I-pod player.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Stunning 5 Star Puu Poa - Amazing Panoramic Views. Perfect romantic holiday home
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 44 reviews
5

Fantastic Rental!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have visited most of the main islands but this was our first trip to Kauai and all we can say is WOW! This rental at Puu Poa was absolutely fantastic!!! The views from both private lanai's are stunning and pictures don't do justice. The entire unit was spotless upon our arrival. We really appreciated the higher end designer furniture throughout the unit as well as extra appointments. Both beds were extremely comfortable and we slept so well while there. The owners have thought of everything even including a closet full of boogie boards, several sets of snorkel gear, beach umbrella's and several coolers. Made beach outings so easy as we didn't have to rent equipment. Would recommend a trip down to the beach below the complex. It's a challenging hike if the path is wet but so worth it. Spent a whole afternoon there and watched the sun set..a truly perfect Corona moment..so cool!! This unit is within 15-20 minutes of Hanalei (cool town) and all the incredible beach's along Kuhio Hwy which are a must. The owners are great to work with and we will definitely consider this rental on our next trip to paradise!!! Thanks John and Jacqui!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redmond, WA
5

Outstanding property and location

  • 5 of 5

we recently spent 4 nights here during our week-long stay on Kauai. This trip, we decided to split our time between Princeville and Poipu. We wished we could've stayed longer at Puu Poa. The owners have taken great care in the updating and furnishing of this property and we were so comfortable and loved staying here. The unit is very spacious, beautifully furnished, kitchen well equipped, and super comfortable beds. Everything is quality here, and you notice the difference. The other thing we noticed is that the units are well built and quite sound proof- we didn't hear any noise from our neighbors unless they were out on the patio. Beautiful ocean views and we loved being right above Hideaway Beach which we went down to every day for swimming and snorkeling. As there is very limited parking for Hideaway, it is a big bonus for this location.

The location of this property is perfect, short drives to nearly anything you want to do. We will definitely return to this property and stay longer next time.

A couple of things- every property we've ever rented has really dull kitchen knives! It is very frustrating when you're preparing food. It would be really easy and super helpful to keep a hand-held knife sharpener in the unit so that you could keep the knives sharp.

Also, since plastic bags are outlawed on Kauai, it would be nice if owners could provide a few reusable cloth grocery bags to use while you're there.

Thanks John, for a great experience in your condo! We look forward to next time.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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California
5

Great views and breezy nights!

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation spot! We were blown away by the views from almost every room in the house. We even saw a whale while prepping our lunch! Very quiet and relaxed neighborhood. Proximity to Hideaways Beach is great for a quick visit to the beach. Very clean, comfortable bed, and well stocked kitchen. We plan to return on our next trip to Kauai!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlsbad, CA
5

Perfect Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Puu Poa in this condo. Can't get better than this. Wonderful location and property. Just spent two weeks for our 50th wedding anniversary and the owners had a bottle of champagne waiting for us in the refrigerator upon our arrival. Everything there for you from a beautiful kitchen, if you want to cook, great barbecue which we used this time for fresh fish and all kinds of beach gear. You'll love it!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place! Top of the line!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at the Puu Poa condo complex, and this was the best unit we have seen! Everything is first class! The furnishings are very nice, the bluetooth stereo system was easy to use, and the ocean view from almost every room and the balcony was a real treat. The listing description is completely accurate - amenities are all top notch. They had a number of things on hand which were high quality and seemed brand new (Tommy Bahama beach chairs, snorkel gear, etc.) so we were able to pack lighter. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking to make their trip to Kauai that much more special! This place was AWESOME!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Return to Paradise!!

  • 5 of 5

While this was our 6th trip to Kauai and 10 years since our last visit.. we knew this is the condo we were going to return to! This is a beautifully appointed condo with magnificent views in an excellent location. We were welcomed with a lovely bowl of organic oranges, grapefruit and papaya (YUM).. so glad we found the juicer!! We had many wonderful meals at home and out.. picked up fresh swordfish to grill at the Dolphin fish market and dinner at their establishment which was excellent too. I have to say we found the best Mai Tai at the Beach House on the South Shore when we ventured over there to have lunch with some friends.. Excellent! Hopefully it will not be 10 years before we return again.. but it will definitely be here! We love the North Shore and this unit.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Princeville Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUPER SAVER LAST MINUTE RATE
Mar 7 2017 - Jun 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$265
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Y2018
Jan 6 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$315
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$315
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Normal Outclean $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Quoted Rates are for a party of 2 guests. Additional guests (max total 4 guests) are charged $25 each per stay plus additional $25 cleaning.

Out-clean charges are $225.00 for 2 guests up to 13 day stays. $275 for stays in excess of 14 days.

Our cancellation policy is 100% refund for changes prior to 90 days of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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