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Beautiful Remodeled Condo. Short Walk to Poipu Beach, Pool, Shops & Restaurants!

Bedrooms 1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Short Walk to Poipu Beach, Pool, Shops and Restaurants



In Hawaiian “Kiahuna” means “Special Place”. The Kiahuna Plantation is indeed a special place that invokes memories of Old Hawaii during the early plantation days. The ONLY beachfront condominium resort in Poipu, its 35-acre grounds feature expansive landscaped lawns with mature palm, banyan and plumeria trees, lush tropical gardens with fragrant flowers, lily and koi ponds, orchid gardens, a picturesque lagoon, and low-density bungalow-style vacation condos.

A short walk through the beautiful tropical grounds, or the historic Moir Gardens directly below our condo, and you'll be right at Poipu beach! The warm, turquoise water and crescent-shaped beach is protected by a reef, and is consistently rated as one of the top beaches in the US! The white sands of Poipu Beach are great for lounging, and the blue crystal water is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and surfing.


Our condo has been extensively remodeled. Upgrades include new kitchen cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, two flat screens TVs, a DVD player, California King size mattress, iPod docking stereo, and great lanai furniture. We also upgraded the bathroom to include a new vanity with granite top, and replaced the original tub with a walk-in shower with slate tile and glass doors. While we updated the unit to today’s standards, we did leave the original Old Hawaii plantation charm throughout with the original mahogany wood interior accents.

All the Kiahuna Plantation condos are breeze-cooled with no A/C. The furnished 240 square foot lanai looks directly over the famous Moir Gardens. There's also a convenient double BBQ island right next to our building, so cook your dinner and walk down to the back or enjoy dinner on the lanai. Our condo offers great privacy, free WiFi, free parking, in-room safe, no resort fee, and is smoke-free.


The Kiahuna Plantation features free parking, a beach-side activity center where you can get complimentary chairs, $7 / day boogie boards, and a coin operated Laundromat. The Plantation Gardens Restaurant, which is down the path from our condo, offers cocktails and dinner with great views of the grounds.


Our condo is located in Bldg. 39 on the second floor (9 easy steps up), and overlooks the Moir Gardens from the lanai. With the beautiful gardens behind our building rather than another building, the condo offers complete privacy. It is considered a 'Garden View Deluxe' unit, as it does not have a direct view of the ocean, but is closer to the beach than the 'Garden View' units and offers great views and privacy. Take one of the myriad of paths leading through the grounds, and you'll be on the Great Lawn or Poipu Beach in 4 - 5 minutes!

The Poipu Shopping Village is an easy stroll across Poipu Road. It features several restaurants including Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi, Puka Dog, and Keoki’s Paradise (our absolute favorite!) that features an open-air setting with a small lagoon, tiki torches and indoor waterfalls! You'll also find a small grocery store, Starbucks, and many shops for gifts, art, and clothing.


Check-in time is 3:00 PM / Check-out time is 11:00 AM

HOUSEKEEPING SERVICES (** Guest pays Outrigger Resorts at Check-in **)

- $175 checkout cleaning fee for all stays


- $35 for 1 mid-week cleaning (stays of 4 - 7 days)

- $70 for 2 mid-week cleanings at $35 each (stays of 8 - 10 days)

- $105 for 3 mid-week cleanings at $35 each (stays of 11 - 13 days)

- $140 for 4 mid-week cleanings at $35 each (stays of 14 - 16 days)


World-class golf is minutes away at Kiahuna Golf Club, or the nearby Poipu Bay Golf Club. To find out about activities, check with the friendly folks at the on-site Expedia desk. Don't forget to explore Historic Koloa Town a few minutes away.




Value! While we offer very competitive rates, our condo is far from a low-grade condo. It has been tastefully remodeled, and is walking distance to Poipu Beach, as well as the shops, restaurants and bars at the nearby Poipu Shopping Village. It also provides privacy and amazing views of the Moir Gardens.


No. (Actually, there is a partial view of the ocean from the lanai, and it is close enough to hear the surf in the evening.) It has amazing views of the Moir Gardens directly below the lanai.


The beach is a pleasant 3 - 5 minute walk through the beautiful grounds of the Kiahuna Plantation. You'll enjoy exploring the various pathways to the beach!


No. None of the Kiahuna Plantation condos offer air conditioning as the electrical grid in the buildings cannot support the power requirements for A/C. They are breeze cooled via the trade winds. There are also ceiling fans in each room and several free-standing fans.


Yes. All Kiahuna Plantation condos now include free membership for our guests at the Poipu Beach Athletic Center (PBAC) across the street. Reference for details about the athletic center.


There are 5 condo categories ranging from Ocean Front (closest to beach) to Garden View (farthest from beach). Ours is a "Garden View Deluxe" condo, which is not too far from the beach, offers great privacy as well as great views of the famous Moir Garden.


Our condo is on the second floor of Building 39. However, since the first floor is below the parking lot level, there are only 9 steps to climb!


Fire codes limit occupancy to a total of 4 persons, adults or children. It's ideally suited for a couple since there's a King size bed in the bedroom. However, the living room has a pullout sofa-sleeper that works out great for a child or two children. Four adults can share the condo, but it may be a bit crowded!


Yes. Please contact me with your vacation dates.


Yes. If we have open days that may not get booked, we will certainly offer a discount.


About 25% of the buildings that house the condos are located toward the back of the grounds along Poipu Road, including ours. With the bedroom shutters open you can hear some road noise. If you're a very light sleeper you may want to consider a condo closer to the beach; however, they are typically priced quite a bit higher. It hasn't generally been an issue as you can tell by reading our reviews.


Entering some of these condos is like going through a time warp to 1980, as many are still original! Ours has been extensively remodeled, but still maintains the old Hawaiian plantation charm.


More Details


Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Remodeled with slate tile shower, updated vanity with granite counter.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size bed. California King mattress. Tommy Bahama bedroom furniture. Flat screen TV. Sleeper sofa with memory foam mattress in living room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Remodeled kitchen with all new cabinets, granite counters, and new stainless appliances. Bathroom has beautiful remodeled slate tile walk-in shower, and upgraded vanity with granite top. Two new flat screen TVs, stereo with iPod docking station, CD, AM/FM.


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Beautiful Remodeled Condo. Short Walk to Poipu Beach, Pool, Shops & Restaurants!
average rating of 4.811321 based on 83 reviews


  • 5 of 5

After we looked around and were here a couple of days, we realized that we couldn’t have chosin a better place! So lovely and very clean. The calm started right away. Loved this place👍

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your comments, Anita. I’m elated that you felt that our condo was a great choice for you. I always enjoy hearing comments from my guests, but your comment that THE CALM STARTED RIGHT AWAY really made an impression on me. My wife and I absolutely love Kauai, but the main reason we visit the island is to unwind and relax – the proverbial “reset” that we all need from time to time. All the best, Rick
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Lovely Condo in Peaceful Location

  • 5 of 5

Just a gem. Gorgeous view of beautiful garden from large balcony. Comfortable and clean. Quiet location. Pictures don’t do it justice! TV wasn’t working one morning and mentioned to management company on our way out one to sightsee - told them no rush . . . then went back to condo as had forgotten something and they were already taking of tv! We stayed three different condos this trip (Oahu and the Big Island too) and this one was by far my favorite!!! If ever back, which I hope to some day, would stay in this unit again if available. A peaceful oasis. Also did dinner one night at the one on sight restaurant and it was very nice - good food and attentive staff, plus of course a beautiful view of gardens.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your comments, Ann. Marilyn and I also enjoy the beautiful views of the Moir Gardens below the condo's lanai. It’s also fun eating out or having a cocktail on the lanai, as you’ll be visited by colorful birds. The Kiahuna Plantation Resort is built on the grounds of what used to be the plantation manager's estate for Hawaii's first sugar plantation, Koloa Plantation. The historic manor house, dating back to the early 1930's, now houses the Plantation Restaurant and Outrigger Resort’s front office. I hope you are able to come back someday. We have no plans to sell the condo, so it will be here waiting for you! Warm regards, Rick
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Very enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

We were really happy with our stay, it was everything we hoped for. The condo was very comfortable and clean and had everything we needed. The property around the resort was beautiful. We walked to a lot of places...the athletic club, the beach, the shops across the street. Our son had a lot of fun at the athletic club pool. We were all sad to leave and highly recommend this condo to anyone looking for a place to stay around Poipu. Make you sure you order the Hula Pie at Keoki's :)

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, Adam. I’m glad the condo worked out for you and that you enjoyed the area. The grounds of the Kiahuna Plantation are indeed beautiful and very much like a tropical paradise. We also like the fact that it’s a short walk to the shops across the street, and especially Keoki’s Paradise, which has amazing pure Hawaiian ambiance. We haven’t tried their Hula pie so we’ll make sure to try it on our next visit, which will be soon. Come back again when you can! All the best, Rick
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Great base to explore southern Kauai

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice condo near the well known and beautiful Poipu beach. We had a great time here exploring southern Kauai. This island is fantastic! Waimea canyon, na pali cruises, polihale beach, gillin beach, ... there are so many amazing things to do that are easily accessible from this location. We'd typically go explore something in the morning and then come back and go to Kiahuna (the nearest beach) or Poipu beach in the afternoon and then stay until sunset.

A few tips:

Kiahuna beach is easy to walk to but Poipu is a bit of a stretch if you have a bunch of stuff and are wearing flip flops. We drove to Poipu after our first visit. There is a big parking lot so parking isn't a problem.

We found bigger and better stocked grocery stores in Lihue than near the condo. So I'd recommend getting many of your groceries on your way from the airport.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Wyatt! It sounds like you had a great time exploring Kauai’s beauty. Bravo! The Kiahuna Plantation is indeed a fantastic location for venturing off to your daily adventures, and such a serene place to come back to. It sounds like the nearby beach that you were driving to was “Poipu Park Beach”, commonly referred to as “Brennecke Beach” for its Brennecke Beach Broiler restaurant. It is very brief drive to the Kiahuna Plantation, has ample parking, and is a particularly great beach for young kids. Yes, the Whaler’s General store across the street in the Poipu Shopping Village is convenient, but has tourist prices, so I don’t recommend it for all supplies. Marilyn and I generally buy our food and drinks in nearby Koloa at the Big Save grocery store, but there are many chain grocery stores (and Costco) in Lihue. Thanks again for staying with us! Aloha, Rick
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Warm and inviting Condo in Poipu

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Poi'pu and specifically in this condo. The condo itself is comfortable, great bed and plenty of space for a small family or couple. The view out of the lanai is of the famed Moir Gardens. There is a peek-a-boo ocean view past the Sheraton as well. The grounds of the resort are beautiful and it is a short lovely walk to the beach. Across the the main road is the a small shopping center with many restaurants for all tastes. The kitchen can accommodate making breakfast everyday, which helps the budget! Others have left behind sand toys, beach chairs, there are folding chairs for guests, and we left behind a full size 48 quart hard sided cooler to use as well. Lihue is 15 minutes away, as well as Port Allen, Waimea Canyon 20-30 minutes, North Shore 1+hours away. Loved staying here and highly recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review, Laura! Also, thanks for leaving behind the cooler for future guests, as they will appreciate it. We initially stocked the guest closet with a few necessities, but it has since been morphing. A few things have disappeared, but others appear unexpectedly based on the kindness of our guests. It’s great, but the only problem is I can’t answer exactly what’s there when asked! You’re right that the Kiahuna Plantation is a terrific location, and the South Shores area has been getting increasingly popular. Less rain than the north, beautiful beaches, gorgeous golf courses, close proximity to many popular attractions, and lots of natural beauty. So glad you enjoyed your stay! Much Aoha, Rick
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Great area!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is close to everything in the southern part of the island!! This condo had everything we needed, dishes, towels, etc. The bbq was not working unfortunately so we used the oven. Be prepared to pay the cleaning fee up front. (The owner did inform of us of this ahead of time). Plenty of space for 2. Thank you for sharing your place with us!!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review, Barbara. I’m glad you enjoyed the location in the South Shores area. We like it there far more than the northern part of the island as it doesn’t rain nearly as much. It’s still a beautiful part of the island though. Too bad the BBQ was down. The association has someone clean them each morning, so they look like new. I suspect a gas line issue or something like that if they were both down. See you next time! Aloha, Rick
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Rick Jackson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, tagalog
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Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Rick Jackson

We discovered the Kiahuna Plantation while driving around the island on our honeymoon in 2002. We were already mesmerized by Kauai’s natural beauty, its friendly people, the rich culture, and the great climate. However, the Kiahuna Plantation left an indelible impression on us! We had discovered the jewel of Kauai with the most beautiful beach we had ever seen, the Great Lawn, the tall palm trees swaying in the breeze, and the manicured grounds with traditional beach house bungalows sprinkled throughout the 35-acre grounds.

We came back to Kauai for our 10th anniversary and stayed at the Kiahuna Plantation, and decided to make it a permanent part of our lives. The vision of our grandkids playing on this beach and experiencing Kauai was just too much to resist.

We sincerely hope that you create meaningful memories during your stay, and that you feel at home in our special little condo.

Rick Jackson purchased this condo in 2012

Why Rick Jackson chose Poipu

Kauai is very special to us since we started our married lives together there. The Kiahuna Plantation has also become an important place for us, and we look forward to spending time here with family and friends. While we have both traveled quite a bit and have also lived abroad, we still feel that Kauai has so much to offer. It has become our second home and we look forward to our visits to Kauai.

What makes this condo unique

Its location, an easy walk to the beach through the beautiful grounds, and the many amenities nearby make it an ideal location. It’s located directly in front of the historic Moir Garden, from where it’s a short walk to the on-site Plantation Restaurant & Bar. It has also been extensively remodeled. A convenient double BBQ island is directly next to our building. No need to use your car to go for coffee at Starbucks, a cocktail & dinner, or groceries, as it’s a short stroll across the street to the Poipu Shopping Village that features great restaurants and shopping.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mahalo for this beautiful stay in Kauai! This was my husband and my first time to Kauai, and your hospitality and beautiful location made it truly memorable. Thanks for the chairs! We used them to visit many beaches up north and to relax at Poi-Pu.

We attended my first luau at the Sheraton; such lovely proximity!

We wish you all the best and cheers from San Francisco!


Jenni & Gabe

San Francisco, CA
Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Kiahuna Golf Club
Car: recommended

Kiahuna Plantation is located on Poipu Beach in the South Shores area on Kauai. It is located on 35 acres of beach-front property with manicured tropical plants and trees, expansive lawns, on-site restaurant & bar, lily and koi ponds, and a tropical lagoon.

The condo is an easy walk to nearby shopping and restaurants. Poipu’s two championship golf courses are also just minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 14.42%

- Outrigger Resorts is our on-site 7/24 property management company. The reception where you will check in is conveniently just down the pathway from our condo.

DEPOSIT: $350 deposit, balance due 60 days prior to arrival.

- 100% refund up to 60 days prior to arrival.
- Deposit forfeited less than 60 days prior to arrival.

HOUSEKEEPING: ** Guest pays Outrigger Resorts at Check-in **
- $175 check-out cleaning fee
- $35 for 1 mid-week cleaning (stays of 4 - 7 days)
- $70 for 2 mid-week cleanings (stays of 8 - 10 days)
- $105 for 3 mid-week cleanings (stays of 11 - 13 days)
- $140 for 4 mid-week cleanings (stays of 14 - 16 days)

TAXES: 14.42% Hawaii lodging (GE/TA) tax is in addition to rent and is included with quote.
LEGAL: TA Registration #10781163-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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