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4bd house, sleeps 15, close to beaches

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom House, 3.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 15, Close to Beaches


Ohana – family – is at the core of Daydream Believer, a mountain-view home that's just a 5-minute walk from Shipwreck’s Beach. With a downstairs game room, two living rooms and a scenic yard with outdoor lanai, everyone can find a space to fit their idea of "relaxation." Tech-forward design, tasteful tropical décor and stunning views of Kauai’s landscape mean every moment of your getaway will feel as breezy as a day on island beaches.

Cuddle up for movie night on a Smart TV with Bluetooth sound system or chat over a glass of wine before dinner. Challenge the kids to air hockey or feel the breeze on an outdoor lounge chair. And when everyone’s ready for dinner, prepare your favorite recipes in an open kitchen with room for several chefs to work together, enjoying mountain views while they cook. Then sit down at a stately dining set for 12.

Sleeping space in this split-level home ranges from an inviting master suite to a kid-friendly living room crash pad. Sleep up to 15 in two king-size bedrooms, a queen-size bedroom and a bedroom with a queen-size and twin bed, plus two pullout queen-size sleeper sofas in the downstairs living room and an additional queen sleeper in the garage. Three large bathrooms offer space for everyone to refresh and rejuvenate.

All of our Great Vacation Retreats have modern amenities to make your stay as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. Bluetooth stereos and Smart TVs offer the latest in entertainment, and our electronic charging stations mean your group will never have to fight over outlets. Plus, you'll enjoy easy check-in and added security from our keyless Point Central Lock system.

Vacation Membership Available for Exclusive (Members Only)

Poipu Beach Athletic Club (pool, tennis, workout) for a fee

Club membership provides you with access to one of the island's only fitness centers with a cardio room and weight pavilion, use of the resort pool, waterslide, hot tub and sand-bottomed kiddie section, tennis, pickle ball and basketball courts, shuffleboard, water aerobic classes, yoga classes and more. Club memberships are available through Great Vacation Retreats only for a fee of $100 per week per property (maximum of 8 guests per membership).


Access to shared Poipu Kai resort Pool, hot tub and tennis court (10 minute walk)

About a 5-10 minute walk to 3 beaches (Poipu, Brennecke's, and Shipwreck's)

Many restaurants within a 10 to 15 minute walk


Air hockey table

Foosball table


Unlimited long distance calling to US and Canada

Two Large screen TVs with cable

Washer and dryer

Complimentary Island Soap and CandleWorks toiletries

Starter kit of Kauai Coffee Company coffee and condiments provided

All linens including beach towels provided

Starter kit of paper and cleaning products such as toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent, etc. provided

Sleeping Arrangements

Master Bedroom: King

Guest Bedroom: King

Guest Bedroom: Queen

Guest Bedroom: Queen and twin

Living Room: Two pull out queen sofa sleepers

Garage: Queen sofa sleeper


More Details

Property Manager
Great Vacation Retreats
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Great Vacation Retreats


Thank you for viewing our properties! Great Vacation Retreats is a boutique family run vacation rental company located on the beautiful island of Kauai! We have been managing properties on the Garden Isle and Kona since 2009. It can be overwhelming trying to pick out the right property -- we can help. Someone from our office is available almost 24 hours/day to answer your questions and help you find the perfect place to call home during your tropical getaway. We take great pride in the properties we manage and believe that we truly have some of the best properties the island has to offer. We have been in each property numerous times and stayed in most so that we can give you an accurate description of what each property's amenities are, distances to the beach, sightseeing, restaurants, etc. We can also help you with any activities you might be interested in while on island such as surfing lessons, private boat charters, guided hikes, stand up paddling, personal chef, childcare and much more!

Mahalo for looking :)

Why Great Vacation Retreats chose Poipu

1. Room for the Group: Vacation is all about time spent together, and this home is perfectly suited to accommodate your group. The kids can face-off in foosball while the grown-ups wind down with a cold drink in hand on the lanai.

2. Fun in the Sun: Enjoy your own slice of Kauai’s breathtaking landscape in our yard. Let the little ones play in the grass while you keep an eye on them from a lounger, and dig into alfresco meals at a second-floor lanai with BBQ, dining space and sweeping mountain views.

3. Beach Bum Friendly: Follow the path along the Poipu Kai Greenbelt for a 5-minute walk to Shipwreck’s Beach, where you can hike to the top of a cliff for a bird’s eye view, then continue along the scenic Maha'ulepu Coastal Trail. Or make a splash at the community pool (10-minute walk) or beautiful Poipu Beach (15-minute walk or three-minute drive), the most popular beach on the South Shore.

What makes this house unique

Wake up early and watch the sunrise at Shipwreck’s Beach, then make your way to Grand Hyatt Kauai – each a 5-minute walk away – to choose your own adventure.

Whether it’s teeing off on an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course, hiking or zip lining through Kauai’s lush landscape or getting up close and personal with sea creatures during an afternoon of scuba diving, you’ll have no problem finding an experience that’s worth writing home about. And when you’ve worked up an appetite, walk 5 minutes to Brennecke’s Beach Broiler for pupu platters, ahi tuna burgers and more with a vista view.

If you’re looking for a resort-style stay, we have you covered. For an additional fee you’ll have uninhibited access to the Poipu Beach Athletic Club, home to a fitness center, hot tub and sparkling pool with a waterslide and sand-bottomed kiddie section – everything you need to work out, cool off or wind down.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We thank your employees for their courtesy in handling our request, as we were only looking for a 2-day rental. Other places we called were very brusque (verging on rude) about our not meeting their minimum rental period.

The unit was very nice. We did leave a comment sheet about 3 needed maintenance items.
Jun 2015
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Poipu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Garage - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sized
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
This home provides both private areas to get away and places to come together. Ideal for a group.


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4bd house, sleeps 15, close to beaches
average rating of 4.714286 based on 15 reviews
Juneau, Alaska

The house was beautiful and well kept. Lots of room for all 9 of us

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay and had a great time. Big kitchen for making meals for lots of people

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review. We hope to see you again soon:)
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Great house for our two families.

  • 4 of 5

The location of the house in the Poipu area was perfect for our daily walks and adventures.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo
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Relaxing Home

  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for the 8 of us. We had plenty of room to move around and not get in each others way. The distance to all our activities was less than 30 mins except for our trip to the North Shore which took about an hour. The kitchen was stocked with all the utensils, pots and pans that one would need. Beds were comfortable and plenty of TV's. The only negative was that the Washer did not work properly for us. I would rent again if we traveled back to Kaua'i.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for posting a review! We have fixed the washer and appreciate your letting us know. Hope to see you again soon!
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The house is roomy and very comfortable for the 8 of us. The surrounding is nice.

  • 5 of 5

We had enjoyed staying in this house. It's well equipped. Close to the Grand Hyatt and beach is an added benefit. It would be even nicer if AC can be added.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice comments about the house. The house is large enough and roomy enough to handle a large group -- with plenty of space for each individual person. AC is a luxury on Kauai and not very many properties can offer it. We wish all of our owners could put AC in their properties but that just isn't possible. I hope you are able to come back to Kauai again someday. Amy
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Great house for big group

  • 5 of 5

Our family booked Daydream Believer through Great Vacation Rentals for our annual family trip. It was a good choice for our group of 12 ( 4 families: 7 adults and 5 kids). The bedrooms were good sized with nice comfortable beds and the kids had plenty of pull-out bed options.

The floorplan is a little different than other homes we have rented but it was spacious and gave everyone plenty of room to spread out for privacy yet come together for meals and movie nights. The kitchen was nice and large and very well stocked with kitchen essentials. We did a lot of cooking at home so the second refrigerator was very convenient. It was great to have beach towels and laundry appliances handy - we used them daily and they worked well.

Overall the pictures and description of the house are very accurate. The house is clean and well stocked, beds are very comfortable, the neighborhood is conveniently located with easy access from Lihue and is nice and quiet, the walking path provides easy and quick access to The Grand Hyatt and Shipwreck Beach to the east and Poipu Beaches and Brennecke's to the west. Groceries and shopping are an easy 5 minute drive away in Koloa. It's a great location to launch adventures in any direction. Air conditioning would have been nice but it really wasn't needed. Overhead fans did a good job of cooling the house, especially at night and in the bedrooms.

Great Vacation Rentals also has a program for renting beach equipment (snorkel sets, umbrellas, chairs, coolers etc) as well as a weekly membership to the Poipu Athletic Club. We took advantage of both and they were well worth it.

The GVR staff was helpful and very pleasant to work with and I would recommend this house for large groups

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: MANAGER RESPONSE: Mahalo for submitting a review! We really appreciate it and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will see you again in the near future:)
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Daydream Believer

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I made our reservations through TBD Rentals. We were a party of 10 adults and one baby and the home had all the essentials to make our 9 day stay comfortable, relaxing and convenient.

Everything was provided; towels, beach towels, cups, glasses, pots, pans, cutlery, toilet paper, paper towels, irons, ironing boards, hair dryers, dishwasher, laundry and dryer, extra sheets and pillow cases etc. The gas tank for the BBQ was not full, so we had called the rental company and they had provided a new tank within an hour. The property was cleaned and well maintained.

The location is within the Poipu Kai Resort and just a 5 minute walk to Poipu Beach.Groceries and restaurants are just a 5-10 minute drive.

Great vacation rental for a big family vacation. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wailua Falls
Opaekaa Falls
Sleeping Giant
The Fish Express
Tip Top
Kamokila Village
Hilo Hattie
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
LIH Lihue airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Kalapaki Joes
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Poipu Bay Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Poipu Beach Park
Car: recommended

Located on the beautiful south shore of Kauai in sunny Poipu. Beaches, shopping and restaurants nearby.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $625

Tax rate includes 14.416% HI state tax an 3% processing fee.

Manager'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.