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Amazing Local Style Vacation Rental at Anahola Bay

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms 2 Bath Private Back Yard Steps from Best Beach on Kauai

Mahalo for your interest in our Anahola Bay Cottage located on the island of Kauai (TVNCU #1199 & 24/7 Contact at 808-652-0140). The entire unit includes 4 bedrooms, 2 bath including a private studio on 1/3 acre steps away from a crescent shaped white sandy beach. Property is perfect to sleep 6 to 8. Large backyard, horseshoes, fire pit, ample outdoor seating area.

Located off a sandy beach road, 60 yards from the beach, guests will find our home at Anahola Bay to be the perfect location for body boarding, surfing, paddle boarding and kayaking. The Bay also features a large reef protected area for snorkeling, fishing or just a swim. A short walk down the beach line, is Aliomanu river that runs into the Bay. Kids will love this cottage because of its rural location and room to run, and adults will love it for its convenient location to local eateries and shopping, yet distant proximity to neighbors and its quiet peacefulness.

Our our home is an older home, well maintained and beautifully furnished, includes linens and towels, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, cable TV and internet. It is also fully stocked with surfboards, boogie boards and beach toys for the kids! Less than a block away from the home is a public park complete with soccer field, basketball court and playground.

Anahola village is approximately 13 miles North of the Lihue Airport and a short 7 miles North of Kapaa where there is plenty of shopping and amazing restaurants. Anahola post office and a small convenience store is located less than a mile from the home.

If you are looking for an authentic Hawaiian hideaway place to enjoy family, relax in a low-key beach neighborhood over the bustle of hotels or condos, enjoy sunrises and sunsets at the beach, and love the beauty of the ocean and fun of water activities, this is the vacation rental for you. Adjacent to the Anahola Beach Cottage is a fully equipped high end nonprofit campground where weddings, family reunions and special events can be held. We recommend renting a beachfront bungalow at the campground. Its simply the best way to spend the day or night at the beach!

We hope you enjoy your stay, find relaxation and create great memories on Kauai no matter where you decide to stay!

More Details

Robin Eisenhour
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Robin Eisenhour

Our family is from Anahola, we live a mile from the Anahola Bay Cottage. We raised our 4 children in Anahola and have enjoyed Anahola Bay for decades. We know you will too! Contact us at or by phone or text at 808.652.0140

Robin Eisenhour purchased this house in 2014

Why Robin Eisenhour chose Anahola

The Anahola Bay Cottage is a very special home, in the old plantation style and very reminiscent of Old Hawaii. New to vacation rentals, our family acquired the cottage in May 2014 to share the beauty of the Bay with other families, visitors, malahini and kamaaina alike!

What makes this house unique

Anahola Beach Cottage is set in a quiet village beach neighborhood on the northeast shores of Kauai. It is a beautiful plantation style home with serenity and local feel. We fell in love with the cottage for its authenticity and the incredible beauty and privacy of Anahola Bay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our Family of 8 stayed at the Anahola Beach Cottage, and it was the perfect location for our relatives from Alaska. Our Wedding was held right across the street at the beach, such a beautiful location. The Cottage owners were ever helpful in making sure our stay was extraordinary! Everything we could ever need was available.
Sep 2014
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Anahola House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Full Bath, tile shower stalls
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in Private Studio Unit - plus sofa sleeper
  • An AC unit is installed in the master bedroom and the studio section of the home.
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Amazing Local Style Vacation Rental at Anahola Bay
average rating of 4.535714 based on 29 reviews

Best spot on Kauai for a family vacation-will stay here again on our next trip to Kauai.

  • 5 of 5

Our two families stayed in this home for two weeks (eight people total). While the house is on the smaller side, it was just what we needed. The large backyard and proximity to the beach make this a wonderful place to stay. Darren and Robin were great to work with - extremely responsive before and during our trip.

The location is perfect - very quiet neighborhood that is 10 min to Kapaa, 20 to Princeville. Take advantage of the outdoor spaces - great for meals, games, watching the stars and visiting. The kitchen was well equipped with the basics. The beds were very comfortable.

The beach is great for boogie boards and intermediate surfing. Take advantage of all of the water toys - paddle boarding and kayaking up the river was very enjoyable.

I highly recommend this property to families looking for a relaxing casual location.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, Needs cleaning and updating

  • 3 of 5

We had a great time staying at this location, but were a bit disappointed in the home. It is an older home that is well kept but is in need of a proper cleaning. There were cockroachs and black mold throughout the house, and just an overall uncleanliness. Hair in the shower, grime around the sinks, smelly towels etc.

If those type of things don't bother you the location is great, quite, (except for the roosters of course) close to the beach, great yard, water toys and bbq to use, also easy driving distance to town.

Wouldn't stay again but did enjoy our time there.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Comfortable House with Great Local Vibe

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 8 adults and there was plenty of room for all of us. The house comes well stocked and has a big back yard with outdoor shower, surf, paddle and boogie boards and a kayak. It is just steps away from a beautiful beach with great waves for boogie boarding. The house felt secluded but we were only 10 minutes’ drive away from a grocery store. All together just a wonderful play to stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Anahola Stay in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love the Anahola house. It's proximity to the beach allows easy walks to the beach with morning coffee, watching sunrises or sunsets, or even a quick boogie board session before dinner! We all hung out in the covered outdoor lanai, complete with tiki torch type lanterns for bug deterrence (really not an issue b/c the place is close enough to the beach that the winds are a constant presence) and ambiance. Horseshoe pit, snorkeling gear, kayak, paddle board all get used frequently and leave the visitor well prepared to engage in many outdoor activities without the added expense of renting equipment. (We left a few boogie boards for the future occupants to use). Owners very responsive when grill ran out of gas so we still got to cook dinner that night, and the full kitchen really allows a family style dinner, again saving money avoiding eating out all the time. We love your place, and will definitely be back!!!

Angus, Anderson and all the Alaskans

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation of a lifetime

  • 5 of 5

Wow! We have planned this trip for over two years and it was a beautiful time with our family. The house location was perfect as it is located just steps from the beach. We loved the beach bungalow and someone from our family slept in it almost every night. I enjoyed a solo kayak ride up the river and chatted with the local crab fisherman. We joined in with the neighbors and had a beach fire one night roasting marshmallows. The house was spacious enough for our family of 8 to eat around the dining table. We enjoyed gecko watching too...cute 1"critters eating bugs. Thank you Robin for sharing your beautiful home. Mahalo.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little piece of tranquility

  • 5 of 5

Sweet cottage one house in from the gorgeous Anahola Bay, congenial yard with outdoor shower, surf, paddle and boogie boards and kayak, great kitchen, outdoor grill, native Hawaiian art! Robin was wonderful! Only downsides: mosquitoes at night, one too soft bed....but the aloha spirit quelled those! Gorgeous location on the island for being far from bustle, but accessible to everything.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Wailua Public Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Kuhio Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Anahola Cafe
Nearest Beach
Anahola Bay
Car: recommended

Anahola is a mostly Native Hawaiian village, and in ancient times was a hub for fishing and small farms.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $245
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed with payment. Nonrefundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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