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*Direct oceanfront* 4 suites with bathrooms. *Air Conditioning*. Great reviews!!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Right above the ocean - awesome views and sounds! *Discounts -see below!*

“…Heavenly. We could not have found a better spot for a family holiday on Kauai”.

"It kind of feels like the house is actually over the ocean".

(When the bi-fold glass panel wall is open) "The living room becomes part of the deck overlooking the Pacific. It was an absolutely beautiful setting for our family activities".

"The stunning view was difficult to pull yourself away from, seen from the kitchen, great room, bedrooms, and even while showering. Some afternoons we simply didn't want to -- or need to -- leave the lanai".

We're not saying this; our guests are in the reviews below. Check out our all-new un-retouched photographs, and see for yourself how spectacular Surf Song really is.

We allow small weddings. Our location is so beautiful that in July 2015 Pride of Maui magazine named Surf Song in their "Top 10 Wedding Locations in Hawaii!" You can read the article by typing PrideofMaui.com/blog into your search engine, and entering Wedding in their search bar.

DISCOUNTS ALWAYS AVAILABLE!

* Last few summer dates are now reduced!

* Couples and small groups discount. (The perfect place for Honeymoons!)

* Longer stays and bookings which fill an existing gap in our calendar - even a short one - receive a discount.

*We want to fill our calendar and will always cheerfully work with guests to encourage bookings!

We require only 20% of rent and taxes to guarantee a booking. Balance is due 90 days before the stay begins (120 days for summer peak , and 180 days for Christmas/New Years)

(Please note: 6-7 day minimum stays, beginning or ending on a Saturday, are normally required - excepting to fill an existing gap in our calendar - so as to have a calendar which works best for most people as it fills up. Saturday to Saturday stays are required in June and July.)

When you arrive at Surf Song's exclusive location at the very end of a private cul-de-sac and glimpse the ocean beyond, you will know that you chose wisely. On entering the home, you will be awed by what the previous owners described so well as it's "drop dead" ocean view and surrounded by the gentle sound of surf breaking on coral in the pristine bay below.

Why stay here? In a few words, peace, beauty...bliss! You could choose a property down at the beach - but you would be unlikely to be able to enjoy the peace and quiet, or the breathtaking views, found on this unique oceanfront bluff. And the path to the beautiful and little used beach below the house begins a two minute walk from the property (about 10 minutes to walk down to the beach from the house in all. ) Surf Song is also centrally located for Queens Baths, Hideaways, Hanalei and Anini beaches - all are within 10 minutes or so.

Dolphins and turtles may be seen up close in the bay - the turtles actually surf sometimes! In winter, humpback whales breach offshore here. (We have tripod-mounted and hand-held binoculars). Albatross court and nest right in neighborhood and teach their young to fly from the surrounding bluffs. In summer, both sunrise and sunset may be enjoyed from the lanai, which features a new Dimension 1 Amore Bay Spa, said to be among the world's best.

Inside the bright, open 2300 square-foot home you will find a layout centered on an expansive living room, the centre point of which is a fully screened 17 ft. Nana wall which opens fully to the ocean side lanai. Furniture throughout is top of the line Tommy Bahama Island Estate.

The gleaming, all new oceanfront kitchen with cafee cabinets and white quartz counters is fully equipped with everything from a wine fridge to Royal Doulton dinnerware and crystal champagne flutes. (Your welcome bottle awaits you on arrival, or choose fresh local juice!)

Surf Song is also perfect for four couples, each having bedroom with private ensuite bathroom. Two families with children works equally well, both families having their own "wing". Surf Song is also a popular honeymoon destination and is often rented by couples seeking a private and romantic oceanfront experience.

The house is centered on the large vaulted oceanside great room. Sleeping accommodations are divided into two wings, one on each side of the property, each with two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The house seeps up to 8 adults and two children or teens in beds in the bedrooms.

Details are: East side:

One King oceanfront master; ensuite with double quartz vanity and toilet, with ocean views from both soaker tub and rain shower.

One Twin or ( made up as a King if you choose) plus twin "Murphy bunk beds" - full size single beds which fold down from the walls other room sleeps up to two adults and two kids or teens. It has garden views and ocean glimpses and an Ensuite with pedestal basin, toilet, and large shower.

West side:

Queen oceanfront master; ensuite with double quartz vanity and toilet, plus walled outdoor ocean view bathroom area with rain shower and arriving soon an outdoor ocean view Balinese stone soaker tub.

Garden side Queen with ocean and Bali Hai views; ensuite with pedestal basin, toilet and tub/shower combination.

Each bedroom walks out to its own lanai.

All bedrooms give the wonderful experience of being lulled to sleep by the sounds of surf and palm trees in the breeze. All bedrooms have INDIVIDUALLY CONTROLLED air conditioning with new top of the line Mitsubishi SILENT operation split units with external compressors. (Surf Song enjoys a wonderful trade wind cooled micro climate almost all year round making A/C usually unnecessary. It is really needed only in the summer or during occasional periods of "Kona winds" when the trade winds die away for a few days.)

The garage features a Kettler table tennis table, lots of bikes in various sizes for rides around Princeville's many private roads and bike paths, and all the equipment you need for beach fun . (We supply Tommy Bahama chairs and sun umbrellas, coolers, a beach trolley, as well as several Surfboards, lots of Boogie boards and a Stand Up Paddleboard.)

Surrounded by nature though it is, Surf Song lies only a few minutes’ drive or bike on quiet, private roads, from all of Princeville’s superb amenities. These include many beaches and a full shopping centre with high quality shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment.

This is our home, found after years of searching on the islands. It is the loveliest place to be that we know. We welcome you to it with Aloha. Our mission is to ensure that, like us, having discovered it you will want to return again and again.

Relax in the knowledge that unlike some offerings, this is a long-established, licensed vacation rental in the Princeville Visitor Designated Area with a caring and involved owner and under the scrupulous professional management of the Principal Broker of a local real estate office (who manages only a very few select properties) together with a dedicated professional team of cleaner, groundskeeper and maintenance personnel. We all care very much about your vacation rental experience, as the 5 star reviews show.

Our Transient Accommodations Tax number is TA-074-845-7984-01. Our local property Manager is Bill Gillette, R(B) of Kauai Tropical Properties. His contact number is 808 651 8050. This information must be disclosed on all advertising related to any Hawaii vacation rental which is legally compliant.

Important note re COMMUNITY POOL: A large swimming pool and air-conditioned fitness center are located at the Makai Golf Club, about a five - ten minute walk or a few minutes by bike from the property. The swimming pool is set up for adult lane swimming only. At this time, only individual monthly memberships at $125 are available.

We take time researching so as to be able to refer you to every type of concierge service - at no charge and usually at a discount on bookings: Wedding planner, Private chef, Massage or Yoga on the Lanai, and of course assistance with booking of all Kauai's attractions such as horseback riding, boat tours of Na Pali, zip lining, sport fishing, helicopter flight-seeing tours, luaus, and golfing. We receive no compensation from the people we suggest, leaving us free to recommend those who we believe will best serve you .

More Details

Owner
Simon Lord
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Simon Lord

We are a dad plus four family with ages from 12 up. Simon started professional life as a British barrister and practiced as an attorney in Calgary, Canada for .... too long! The girls work property management in British Columbia and the boys are in school. We come to Surf Song with a whole range of perspectives but we all think its the best place in the world!

We are in the business of exceeding your expectations and making your experience completely positive. We want happy guests ...who will keep coming back.

Simon Lord purchased this house in 2013

Why Simon Lord chose North Shore

After several years of serious looking throughout the islands, the decision to buy this property was instant. It was simply the best property we had ever seen. Kauai's North Shore eclipses in beauty anything we know and has so many wonderful beaches, but the land largely consists of a flat bench ending in an oceanfront bluff. Few private homes are located on the bluff, while even fewer look directly down onto a beach, coral and surf. We are sure you will agree that Surf Song is rare and stunning.

We had rented frequently on the North Shore before we made this purchase. We found being up on the bluff much more private and quiet than being right by the beach - and we love the views.

We also came to appreciate the many different micro micro climates of the North Shore. Trade winds freshen and reduce humidity. Rainfall is often less away from the mountains - yet some beach areas are very close to them and as a result, we feel, may be more humid.

We felt that the right ocean bluff home could offer a perfect combination of almost constant breezes and lower rainfall, of peace and convenience. We think we found it!

Surf Song does all this in a timeless, classic Plantation style which invites elegant, easy living and an open plan which celebrates the beauty of its environment and invites in the perfect climate outside.

For us it was love at first sight! We've seen our guests react in the same way. We hope you will too.

What makes this house unique

The sound of surf as you approach the house - and throughout it. Ocean views from almost every room in the house. The expansive tropical hardwood oceanfront deck offering both Sun and Shade throughout the year as well as a tranquil shaded rear Lanai.

A bright open floor plan with room for everyone. Separation between the East master suite and garden side suite, and the two ocean view suites on the West side. Perfect for two families.

Dolphins and turtles year-round, whales and albatross in winter, stunning summer light. A heaven full of stars.

Escape….Calm….Bliss...

Amenities

Princeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , New ocean front ensuite. Ocean views from tub and shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , New full bathroom ensuite to bedroom 3. Garden views.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , New bathroom ensuite to bedroom 4 with 5 ft shower.
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower , Oceanfront solar outdoor shower
    Outdoor shower - shower , Garden side outdoor shower for rinsing off those sandy feet
    Guest bathroom - toilet , Beautiful new guest half bath with wave sink, quartz vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , outdoor shower , New oceanfront ensuite. Outdoor stone tub and shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Direct oceanfront with new ensuite bathroom w tub and shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Ocean and garden views. Full ensuite. Sunset view deck.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Direct oceanfront Master w ensuite. Private oceanview deck.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2 murphy bed , Twins can be made up as King. Murphy bunks sleep adults.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 7 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • luaus
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lovely Sealodge beach ('A Real Gem' in the Kauai Revealed guidebook) is directly below the property and walkable in 10 or 15 minutes at most. The path is steep in places and can be slippery when wet so runner type shoes are much better than slippas! Full concierge services are available; Ocean or land activities, massage or private yoga on the oceanfront deck or private chef. Please ask the owner for more details. We would be delighted to help.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

*Direct oceanfront* 4 suites with bathrooms. *Air Conditioning*. Great reviews!!
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews
5

Amazing house, perfect views and location!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Simon for the most amazing week at Surfsong! The view was absolutely better than we imagined and a perfect way to wake up every day! We actually didn't even need the air conditioning once because the ocean breeze and sounds were so lovely. It was the best spot on the island most definitely! Just a short distance to the beautiful Hanalei Beach where we made use of the boogie boards and SUP every day! It was so nice not to have to rent equipment, snorkel gear, umbrellas or a beach cart. Thank you so much for the most memorable and special family vacation so far. We will make sure to come back as soon as possible! :) - Caitlin Lumia and Family

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING VIEWS / BEAUTIFUL HOME

  • 5 of 5

Simon,

I wanted to tell you just how much we enjoyed our stay at your beyond amazing and beautiful home! The views were spectacular and your home impeccable. Anyone who stays at Surf Song will love it – there is zero room for disappointment.

Thank you so much for sharing it with us. Ray and I hope to bring our family back to Kauai and I will be sure to inquire as to Surf Song’s availability!

Again, many thanks!

Judy Ewald

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home base for the destination wedding

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to Kauai for a 14 person destination wedding. We booked Surf Song as home base for the groom's immediate family. Surf Song is very comfortable for just such an occasion. The view is wonderful and the house had all the amenities that we needed. The location was convenient as well. The bride and groom stayed at the St. Regis Princeville, which was just about 10 minutes away. We also booked Janice from Farm Cook Kauai for a group dinner at Surf Song. Janice and her two assistants provided a nice 4-course dinner for all.

I would highly recommend Surf Song. It was an important component of our son's destination wedding.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Fabulous - Great Location, Great House, Great Views

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful week's stay at Surf Song. Simon could not have been more thorough and helpful, providing plenty of information to make the trip totally seamless. The house itself was well appointed and very comfortable, including plenty of water shoes and beach toys that our almost 2YO took with her everywhere. The stunning view was difficult to pull yourself away from, seen from the kitchen, great room, bedrooms, and even while showering. Some afternoons we simply didn't want to -- or need to -- leave the lanai. We lucked out with great weather and spent plenty of time watching whales splash in the waves just a few hundred yards off shore below.

Location wise the house is perfect. There are many walking/biking trails within Princeville, and you can even easily walk to the nearby park (if you have kids) or the Princeville shopping center. Hanalei is just a short drive away, as is Anini Beach and the little Kilauea marketplace + lighthouse. Even the drive to Ke'e beach and Kalalau hiking feels nearby, since you have nearly uninterrupted ocean views the entire way to distract you.

I would highly recommend this house. The home feels very private, has plenty of space for privacy among guests as well as plenty of room for all to gather. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Views so beautiful that we didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This home is every bit as nice as the photographs suggest. The views of the ocean are breathtaking, I spent every morning and evening sitting on the patio enjoying them. The beds were incredibly comfortable, and we really enjoyed the outdoor shower in our room. The kitchen had everything we needed, we cooked most of our meals while staying there. It was great that there were already many spices and other things available in the pantry that we didn't need to purchase.

The nearby beach is a hike to get to, but once you get there it is so worth it! My daughters and I had it all to ourselves one day, and we had a wonderful time there. Just wait a day to go there if it has been raining, it was quite slippery after a rain.

It was a fabulous trip, and we would love staying there again, thank you so much for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfectly Situated & Perfectly Pleasant

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was comprised of our grown son's and their families. We had plenty of room for all to congregate and also for all to have personal space. The view from Surf Song is absolutely wonderful, you will not be disappointed. Simon made sure our stay was very comfortable. There is plenty of extras (like swim shoes, sneakers, beach toys, snorkeling gear etc.) We stayed so busy that we never got to even hit a few ping pong balls, but the table with accessories is available. We enjoyed the hike down to the lagoon below which is challenging but doable (if you do not have mobility issues) We also visited Queen's Bath a few times, even though we never ventured in the water the experience was well worth the gorgeous views we were able to take in. St Regis Resort is very close so endulging in some resort beach time is doable. It is also very close to many other beaches and of course just having a home base to explore the beautiful island was so very much appreciated. Don't miss a helicopter ride to the Jurassic Park waterfall, it was AMAZING! In short you will love your stay at Simon's Surf Song...the Rivera's sure did...Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Lihue
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tiki Iniki
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
SeaLodge
Car: recommended

Serene and private location at the very end of an exclusive private road, yet within walking, biking or short driving distance by private roads of Princeville's many amenities.

Several beaches are similarly close, while many more lie within a 10 to 15 minute drive including life guarded beaches with vehicle access.

It is hard to overstate the abundance and quality of outdoor leisure activities within a short drive of the house. Shopping, yoga, massage, dining in a large variety of restaurants and bars and entertainment are close at hand.

You may find however that you share our reluctance to leave Surf Song and that much time is spent enjoying the amenities of the house and the spectacular beauty of the oceanfront Lanai.

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Rates & Availability

Princeville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Last Peak Summer dates Sale!
Jul 22 2017 - Aug 12 2017
6 night minimum stay
$1,240
 
 
Late August - Super Sale!
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$990
 
 
Holiday 2017/18
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 1 2018
8 night minimum stay
$2,890
 
 
Winter/Spring 2018
Jan 11 2018 - Apr 27 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,240
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Jul 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,490
 
 
Early August 2018
Jul 28 2018 - Aug 17 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,240
 
 
Late summer 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Sep 28 2018
6 night minimum stay
$1,190
 
 
Holiday 2018/19
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 5 2019
10 night minimum stay
$2,890
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$990
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Outcleaning Fee $590 + Tax
$5000 Damage waiver $190 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

6-8 night Weekend to Weekend bookings are usually needed except to fill existing gaps in the calendar. Saturday to Saturday 7 night stays are required in peak summer excepting to fill existing shorter gaps in the calendar. The lower the season, the more flexibility! We also have more flexibility with longer stays.
Cleaning fee is $100 per person, minimum $600.

All reservations subject to cancellation fee of 20% of rental plus taxes.
Cancellations after 90 days before start date limited to amount recovered by re-rental less the 20% fee.
a future booking.

Mid cleans at $260 are required on stays of 10 days or more. ( ALL cleaning fees charged go to our excellent cleaners!)

Bookings are not confirmed until a deposit has been paid. Dates cannot otherwise be held.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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