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Steps to the Bay in Hanalei

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,550 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

4BR+ house with large view lanai and loaded with extras

HoAloha is the perfect retreat for a couple, a family, or up to ten (relaxation-seeking) adults. Located in one of Hanalei's quiet residential cul-de-sac's, it's a few steps to the Pavilion Beach Park, in the center of Hanalei Bay. Stroll to the Pier (and jump off or fish), paddle out and catch some waves on a surfboard, boogie board or SUP, kayak up the Hanalei River or around the Bay, or read a book while soaking up the sun's rays on the warm, soft-sand beach.

Special rates for 2 - 6 people - contact Lauren.

TV-1173-NCU On-island 24/7 contact: Lauren

More Details

Property Manager
Lauren Benton
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2018

About Lauren Benton

Having traveled the world in search of beauty and adventure, the owners (Wynne and Katie) and the property manager (Lauren) have chosen Hanalei, Kauai as one of the best places on earth.

Lauren Benton purchased this house in 2007

Why Lauren Benton chose Hanalei

The owners wanted to always have a spacious, comfortably, elegant home when staying in Hanalei with their family or friends. They love being a short walk to the beach for sunrise jogs along the 2 mile stretch of sand, for long swims in the Bay, for surf sessions at Pine Trees or Grandpa's, for paddles up the Hanalei River, or for strolls into town for a great meal. It's all here and HoAloha is the perfect home base from which to experience all Kauai has to offer.

What makes this house unique

In addition to being 3 properties from the beach and a few short blocks to town (in other words, the perfect location), there are wonderful bonuses in all the great toys/equipment. 4+ beach cruiser bikes, 3 soft top surfboards, 3 SUP/paddles, 1 big beach cart, 5+ boogie boards, snorkel equipment, and then all the usual - beach chairs, umbrellas, floaties, toys, towels and mats. There are also tons of baby/toddler/kiddo toys and equipment (like a high chair, full crib, play-n-pack, toddler dining seat, tricycle). You'll save thousands of $$'s in rental equipment!!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Quiet, comfortable, roomy and close to the best part of Hanalei Bay and the town. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this home. The neighborhood is quiet and very close to the town and beach. This is our 2nd time in Hanalei Bay and we would definitely stay at this home again. There were 4 adults and 2 teenagers. Everyone felt the same way - we had everything we needed at this home.
Jun 2013
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Hanalei House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Living room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , New memory foam queen sleeper sofa
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Bikes (5), SUP's (3), Surfboards (3), Body boards (6), Beach Wagon, beach toys and all the usual beach gear/equipment provided.


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Steps to the Bay in Hanalei
average rating of 4.952381 based on 26 reviews

Perfect house for our group of 7, ages 53 to 10. The bikes provided make getting around so easy.

  • 5 of 5

It’s fun to watch all the day trippers struggle to find parking for the town and beach while we just walk or ride on by with ease. We love Hanalei!

The house was well supplied and comfy. We had some rain and it was great to have such a great place to wait it out. Then the rain stops and you are steps to the beach or town! Stand up boards were awesome and restaurants nearby excellent!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis, IN

Lovely house for family group steps from Hanalei Bay

  • 5 of 5

This was a large, wonderful space for our family of 9! It was fantastic to be so close to beautiful Hanalei Bay with surf boards, boogie boards, bikes, sand toys and more. Lauren was helpful and responsive!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best rental house I've ever stayed in

  • 5 of 5

This was the best rental house I've ever stayed in. It's 1 block from the beach, <10 min walk into the center of town, <5 mins to the pier where the best taco truck is + access to the river for SUPing. It's on a quiet cul de sac also. The house itself was immaculate, and included everything we needed but no extra clutter. We had a few young kids, and the pack n play, high chair, crib was really helpful. We very comfortably had 3 rooms for the adults (3 couple) + 2 rooms for 3 kids. The outside shower is perfect for cleaning off without messing up the house. The house stocks 3 SUPs, which we used 1-2x daily and saved us a lot of $ and effort from renting, lots of kid toys, boogie boards, etc. The lanai is big and beautiful: we spent most of our time out there when at the house. Lauren , who managed the house, also couldn't have been better: was very responsive to the 1-2 questions that came up. This house is fantastic!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, California

Amazing home in amazing location!

  • 5 of 5

This gorgeous property has everything you need for an awesome vacation! It is just steps away from gorgeous Hanalei bay. The home has all the amenities plus surf/paddle boards and snorkel gear. We jumped on the bikes in the evening for a quick ride into town for dinner and shopping! Lauren the house manager was available to answer all questions. I would recommend this place to all friends and family!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Third Stay at HoAloha!

  • 5 of 5

We love this house as evidenced by our third two week stay. We have been vacationing in Hanalei since 1998? and this is the fourth different home we've rented. It's a wonderful spot for all three generations - grandma and grandpa, two daughters and sons-in law and grandkids from 6 - 16. Many great memories. House is very well supplied - love all the beach supplies from wagon to surfboards and SUP! Hoping they put off their remodel because we won't fit any longer if the do remodel! Lauren was very responsive to our needs. Thanks for a great vacation again this year.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just couldn't be better

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely home to enjoy the beautiful Hanelei, Kauai. Plenty of room for our family, the gathering areas inside and outside were wonderful, plenty of equipment for our days at the beach, and so beautifully stocked with dishes, towels, and sheets. I just can't think of a single thing we were missing. So lovely to walk a few houses to the beach and to ride the beach bikes the short distance to downtown. The few questions we had were answered promptly by the property manager. We enjoyed driving north to one of the botanical gardens and to the Na Pali Coastline trailhead. We also took a trip south to enjoy a hike in the breathtaking Waimea Canyon and swam in a pool made by a waterfall. We found the town of Hanalei friendly and had everything we needed at their organic store, their grocery store, and the farmers market just a short drive north. I hope we get to return again.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Lihue International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
The Prince or Makai Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Kuhio Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Hanalei Gourmet, Tahiti Nui, The Dolphin
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Hanalei Bay (The Pavilion)
Car: recommended

We love Hanalei and can't imagine anyone coming to Kauai and not choosing to stay in Hanalei, if they're able to. This property is unique because of the close proximity to the beach and town while offering the spaciousness of one of the larger homes in Hanalei.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $550
Property Damage Insurance $59

Should you wish to cancel your reservation, notice of cancellation MUST BE IN WRITING AND RECEIVED MORE THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CHECK IN DATE. We will refund the sums you have paid, less a $250 cancellation fee. If your notice of cancellation is RECEIVED LESS THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CHECK IN DATE, you will forfeit all sums paid, except your security deposit, unless we are able to re-rent the property to someone else, at the same rate, for the same period. Any rental, partial rental or reduced rental for the same period will be credited to you, less the $250 cancellation 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.

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