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5 Bedroom Home With Open Plan, Ocean and Golf Course Views - Queens Bath Lookout

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Newly installed 12 person pool with jets!

Whale Hale is a spacious 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home proudly perched on the bluff above Queens Bath in Princeville, Kauai' where you can see and hear the ocean. From the grand entry staircase to the family friendly dual living rooms, this home was designed to suit large parties or intimate gatherings. This 3,800 square foot home has gorgeous views from every window. It's a short hike down to the Queens Bath where you can swim in a natural ocean made pool. There are views of the golf course and ocean views on 3 sides of the house!

Three bedrooms have a private en-suite bathroom. Our home is stylishly furnished and we have made every effort to accommodate your needs. We've even included beach towels and beach chairs for use during your stay.

The upstairs area includes a full service kitchen with a gas cooktop plus another full electric range, two dishwashers and a large pantry. A center island provides plenty of work surface for multiple cooks in the kitchen. And there are granite countertops throughout. The enormous open plan airy room has a vaulted ceiling. Additionally there is a pool table for loads of indoor fun.

One of the bedrooms is upstairs with an ensuite bathroom and views of the mountains, golf course, and ocean. This room has a Queen bed.

The other four bedrooms are on the ground level. They comprise 2 master suites and two bedrooms with 2 single beds each. These single rooms can be converted to Kings. The single bedrooms have a separate guest bath to share. One of the master suites looks like a small studio with a private sitting area.

Outdoor amenities allow you to enjoy our amazing Kauai weather and views. In the back yard, facing the ocean, is a free standing pool with jets that can accommodate up to 12 people. There are sitting areas on all 3 decks with an outdoor living sofa set on the back lanai overlooking the ocean. The large front deck boasts views of the golf course and beach and includes 4 lounge chairs and a large dining table with bistro umbrella. There is also a ping pong table in the garage which will allow for hours of fun - especially when we're having one of our tropical showers that keep the garden island green and lush.

You will be conveniently located in the community of Princeville. Within one and a half miles are two world class golf courses, several beaches, the Princeville Shopping Center and the St. Regis Princeville Resort with its amazing restaurants and beach. A short drive in either direction allows you to enjoy all that Hanalei Bay has to offer as well as surfing, diving, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, and even zip lining.

We know you'll enjoy your stay at our modern Hawaiian Home and look forward to making your stay perfect!

More Details

Lia MacDonald
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Lia MacDonald

We are a family of 5 from The San Francisco Bay area in California.

Lia MacDonald purchased this house in 2014

Why Lia MacDonald chose Princeville

We are dedicated to making this a home your family and group will enjoy. We have tried to think of everything you may need to have the best vacation ever.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house, the location, and the weather all played their significant parts in making our week together a memorable outing. This holiday away from our crowded daily lives in Silicon Valley offered opportunities to relax, dream, decompress, and, most importantly, time to reconnect with our loved ones.

We were initially concerned about the specter of inclement weather. Parts of Kauai are renowned for their prodigious amounts of rainfall but, at least while we were there, the heaviest precipitation of our trip was limited to the nighttime. That’s not to say that we didn’t encounter daytime rain; it’s just that when it came, it was light and usually lasted only a short time.

For our purposes, the location of this property was perfect. We all spent some time on nearby beaches; how could you come to Hawaii and not? At other times, we went exploring, either at the shops in the neighboring communities or over the lesser-traveled roadways in the area to find out what lay around the next corner. Both were delightful.

The house itself provides a wonderful balance of openness and coziness. We could wander from one area to another, depending on our needs at the time. The group consisted of nine people on an extended-family vacation, ranging from grandparents and parents to two teenagers, a pre-teen, and a two-year old. We had plenty of room to spread out, giving each of us our own space or, occasionally, we would find ourselves in ad hoc groups, constructing jigsaw puzzles or formulating a plan for the day.

To relax in the hot tub at the end of a hard day shopping or beachcombing or to take advantage of one of the decks’ serenity to just meditate, surrounded by subtle background sounds of wind, birds, and the Pacific Ocean crashing relentlessly into the nearby cliffs; ahhh, this is the life!
Dec 2014
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Princeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Downstairs Guest Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs en-Suite Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Upstairs Guest Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Master #1 - Jacuzzi Tub and Separate Shower Master #2 - Tub and Separate Shower Downstairs - Bathtub and double sinks for Guest Bedrooms Upstairs Bedroom - Full Bathroom Upstairs Guest Bathroom - 1/2 Bath
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king , California King
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King
    Upstairs Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Can be converted to a King.
    Guest Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Can be Convered to a King
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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5 Bedroom Home With Open Plan, Ocean and Golf Course Views - Queens Bath Lookout
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 39 reviews

The house is spacious and well equipped for a large group.

  • 5 of 5

The house is spacious and well equipped for a large group. Our party of nine adults took full advantage of the kitchen to gather and prepare meals together. Smart layout with two dishwashers and two cook tops. The view from every direction is beautiful. The house is in a great location and easy access to the grocery store and beaches. You'll find beach chairs and surf boards and a cooler in the garage and once back home a great entertainment system in the common area. The 12 person hot tub is a plus. We highly recommend spending time at Whale Hale.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you.
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Bennington, Nebraska

Perfect house for our family

  • 5 of 5

Our family (my husband and I with our 4 adult children and 2 spouses) stayed at Whale Hale the first week of January. Everything was perfect from the large kitchen, spacious bedrooms, private bathrooms for 3 of the bedrooms, amazing hot tub, beautiful back lanai with a view of the ocean and large table and lounge chairs on the front lanai with a perfect view of the mountains and bay area.

The open floor plan allowed all of us to be together even while some were cooking and others were playing pool or watching a movie. The 10 minute hike to Queen's Bath was also a big plus. We hiked this trail several times while we were there. The coastline there is breathtaking. We would highly recommend staying at this house!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Augustine, FL

Welcoming and Wonderful Whale Hale

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week in this beautuful home perched at the edge of a spectacular location. Stunning views from both floors - ocean, tropical fauna, mountains, and valley. So peaceful sitting out on the numerous decks and enjoying the beauty and tranquility around us. The open living room and kitchen space invites all to lounge or pitch in with dining or fun activities. The billiard table, jetted tub, ping pong table and spacious bedrooms and bathrooms were appreciated by our party of 10. The laundry room with two sets of washers and dryers were a luxury. Wonderful walking and running paths await you outside the front door.

Historic Hanalei town is just down the hill from Princeville. We enjoyed the Haraguchi Rice Mill and Taro Patches tour. Our young adults had a blast on their Kaua'i backcountry tubing adventure.

Lia was easy to reach and quick to respond to our lodging request - mahalo!

Tanya was helpful and very accommodating. We greatly appreciated it!

Such an amazing family time shared for Christmas week - we will treasure our memories for a long time. 3 generations - just priceless!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Irvine, California

Great for a large families

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome home for a large family. We had 10 people and we were all very comfortable. The house was well equipped in all areas. The beds were very comfortable and they had a lot of bathrooms.They have a pool table and ping pong table as well, which kept the older kids very busy. We were close to many restaurants beaches and shopping. Overall, we had a great time and appreciate them sharing their home, so we can have such a great experience. My only complaint was that the hot tub didn't heat as hot as we would of liked, since it was a little cooler in November. They had their pool person come and look at it and it improved, but it still didn't get as hot as we wanted. If we come back to Kauai, we would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Met or exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for all north shore activities, food, shopping. Loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, great location. Clean house, big kitchen.

  • 4 of 5

We were a party of 10 celebrating a couple of graduations. We loved the house. Kitchen was excellent with two cooktops and 1.5 refrigerators. Two washer and dryers was wonderful for our big party. Views and location were better than expected, walking distance to Queens Bath and great view of Pacific Ocean out the back and mountains out the front. House was clean and had all the extra 'housewares' that are needed. Pool table, ping pong table and small pool made for great fun when we were home! Pool table is getting worn and bumpers dull. Only thing to keep in mind is the house does not have air conditioning -- seems like most homes in Kauai don't, but things did get a little warm and humid on the warm temp days. Given the right time of year we would highly recommend this home!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wailua Falls
Secret Beach
Opaekaa Falls
Kauai Back Country Adventures
Wailua Falls
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
St Regis
Nearest Golf
0.7 Miles
Championship Prince Course and Makai courses
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
St. Regis or Princeville Shopping Center
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Hideaway Beach
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning $500 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.41%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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