Garden Island Paradise(20 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Ocean View Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)
The kitchen includes full oven, refrigerator, microwave, a set of sharp knives, and everything else you might need should you choose to cook. We provide locally grown Kauai coffee and a complete assortment of spices for your enjoyment. I taught an organic gardening class at our local elementary school and would be happy to provide you with a bouquet of my homegrown herbs. I am also a jeweler. Just come by my workshop in Haena (20 minutes from Princeville) to receive a free pair of earrings or necklace. Another little something extra I provide is a wide assortment of pillows to suit any preference. I have down and down-alternative in both soft and firm, king and standard, a body pillow, and neck rolls. I truly want to make this your best vacation ever. Just let me know how I can help and I’ll do my best to accommodate you.
I have lived in Haena, at the end of the road on the North Shore of Kauai, for 2 decades. When I decided to share my love of this garden paradise by buying a vacation rental in Princeville, I waited until a second floor unit in the #2 building of Emmalani Court became available. The second floor has by far the best views of the ocean and far more privacy. Emmalani Court has the envied reputation of being the hidden jewel of Princeville. It is small (just 46 units), quiet, has an excellent location, and a cleaner, fresher appearance and feel than most other complexes. In addition to a pool, hot tub, and 2 grills, Emmalani Court is lucky to have an on-site manager. He's on the spot to help in the unlikely event of a maintenance issue. Covered parking (out of the sun and rain) is another advantage. Located within easy walking distance of the famous St. Regis Hotel (formerly the Princeville Hotel), with its gourmet restaurants and unbeatable sunset views, Emmalani Court also has easy access (3 minute walk) to the ocean bluff near the 8th hole of the Makai Golf Course. Locals and visitors alike love to stroll to this spot to watch the sunset, often accompanied by a glass of wine or a slice of pizza carried from home. This is an experience you should definitely take advantage of at the beginning of your stay. (Please check to see if the golf course still allows this.) I guarantee you’ll be tempted to savor the sunsets here every evening while you’re here!
I know you will have a wonderful vacation here on Kauai, and I look forward to welcoming you to my island home. Aloha!
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Member since: 2013
- On floor 2
- 1192 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- California king bed in Master Bedroom, which opens directly to private lanai (balcony/patio) with table and chairs. Second bedroom has 2 single beds which can be placed together, covered with a foam pad, and made into a king-size bed. Linens available for both. Please advise in advance if you would like king configuration so we can prepare it for you....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
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- Satellite / Cable
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 15 - Apr 26
5 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31
5 night min stay
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning $150 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.41%
$49 nonrefundable damage protection fee OR refundable $500 deposit
Our cancellation policy is to refund your rental fee (minus a $50 booking fee ) if you cancel 30 days or more before the start of your stay. After that, $100 will be forfeited, and only the amount we are able to earn from another booking during that time will be returned to you.
Rates are subject to change prior to payment.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: I have lived in Haena on the North Shore of Kauai for two decades, and in the Hawaiian Islands for three. I earned my Master's in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hawaii on Oahu in the early '90s. I sailed the South Pacific for 3 years before settling in Haena on Kauai. My 2 sons were born and raised here. The youngest still attends Hanalei Elementary School, where I teach an organic gardening class to K through 6th grade. In addition, I have made jewelry off and on for the past 30 years, and, now that the kids are older, I'm finally able to indulge my love of gems and jewelry through house parties and visitors to my workshop.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
I had been looking for a vacation rental to buy off and on for years, but when I found Emmalani Court, and specifically the second floor of the #2 building, I knew nothing else would do. I love the peaceful quiet of this complex and the way the unit pulls the beautiful views right into the space. Even though you're in a condo complex in a resort area, you feel like you're alone in your own private slice of paradise. Everything else looked dark after looking at this. I think you'll appreciate the difference once you have stayed here as well. The arrangement of the rooms is also well-suited to many different combinations of people: one or two couples, a group of friends, a family, even 3 generations traveling together: grandparents, adult children and one or two grandchildren. The location is perfect both for adventurers who look forward to spending every possible moment outside exploring the endless beaches, mountains, and valleys of the island, as well as those who prefer to take it easy while enjoying the view of native birds and breaching humpback whales right from the comfort and privacy of their home away from home. Everything you need is right here, mostly within walking distance, and yet the beauty of Kauai flows right into your living room.
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View of golf course and ocean from living room. Swivel chairs face view or room.
Dining table for 6 and living room with 46' flat screen TV
Master bedroom off lanai (patio) with California King bed
The beds in the second bedroom can be converted into a king bed with foam cover
Flat screen TV with DVR and Blu-ray DVD player
Lanai from the living room. On the lanai, the view is of the ocean and 8th hole.
View across from the Hanalei PO. Taro field in front of Mt. Namolokama.
Mt. Namolokama above Hanalei River as seen from the lookout.
Na Pali trail
View of our #2 building from behind on the golf course.
Living room and lanai (patio)
Watching from the lanai (patio) as an albatross does his mating dance.
Second bedroom with 2 singles or one king
Living and dining room
Dining area and full kitchen. Two more dining chairs are available in the condo.
View from master bedroom towards lanai/balcony
Entrance to Emmalani Court from Ka Haku Road in Princeville.
Lisa Seed's photo of the taro and nene in Hanalei Valley.
Continuation of the last shot, view from the lookout on the road from Princevill
Hanalei's taro fields, famous since ancient times.
Albatross and their egg, nesting right outside the condo!
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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