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Beautiful New Plantation Style Cottage, Steps Away From Poipu Beach

Poipu, Koloa, HI, USA
  • Cottage1500 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights

Beautiful NEW 2 bedroom cottage, Steps from Poipu Beach

This NEW custom designed Hawaiian plantation style cottage is located just steps from Poipu Beach Park and Brennecke’s beach on a quiet dead end street. It is the perfect vacation retreat. Hale Honu was just completed in September of 2014 and was designed to fit in with it’s historic neighborhood and the ancient Hawaiian Village that borders the backyard. Its location give a secluded feeling while being close to beautiful Poipu Beach. The cottage's plantation style is the perfect mix of old Hawaii while offering every modern luxury. Outside is a barbeque grilling area and a beautiful double garden shower accessible from either the guest bath or from outdoors. The open floor plan has a living room that opens up to the oversized covered lanai through expansive retractable glass doors. This allows the indoor and outdoor space to truly become one. Enjoy spending time on the spacious covered lanai, eating at the large dining table, relaxing in the conversation area or just lounging on the two chaises to watch the beautiful Kauai sunset. Ceiling fans keep the living areas breezy and cool. The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas range, full size refrigerator, whisper quiet dishwasher, as well as, granite counters, open shelving, and is fully stocked for all cooking and baking needs. The entertainment system includes a wide screen TV with surround sound, apple TV, blue ray DVD , as well as speakers through out the living room and the lanai Wi-Fi is included throughout the house and lanai as well as TVs in both of the bedrooms. Upstairs the bedroom has a California King bed and a private bath with claw foot tub/shower. There is also a screened in lanai/sleeping porch that overlooks the Ancient Hawaiian Village which is perfect for an afternoon nap or early morning coffee. The downstairs bedroom has a Queen Bed with adjoining bathroom which has a glass enclosed shower and access to the outdoor double garden shower.


Kevin and Cathy Stange

Member Since 2014
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018
About Kevin and Cathy Stange

We live in Alaska and have been vacationing in Hawaii for 30 years. We realized early on that Kauai was the ideal place for us to come and enjoy the sun and ocean… and Poipu quickly became our family's favorite spot. After owning a condo here for many years we finally were able to find a piece of property close to the beach to build our dream family getaway-retirement home.

Kevin and Cathy Stange purchased this Cottage in 2014

Why Kevin and Cathy Stange chose Poipu

This location is steps away from Poipu Beach .where our kids and grand children can have a great time together.

What makes this Cottage unique

We were fortunate to find a builder that could build in details that give the feel of an old Hawaiian Plantation Cottage> our lot is on a quiet dead end street and set back form the road. The property overlooks a Sacred Hawaiian Village and is very secluded feeling but still with views of the sunset.


    • Internet
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Downstairs bedroom
        1 queen, adjoining Bathroom with outside double shower
      • Upstairs bedroom
        1 king, adjoining bath and screened in porch


        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Upstairs bathroom
          toilet, combination tub/shower, clawfoot tub
        • Downstairs Bathroom
          toilet, shower, outdoor shower, Beautiful double outdoor shower

          Location Type

            • Beach View
            • Monument View
              Lanai looks out over Ancient Hawaiian Village (Kaneiolouma Heiau)
            • Ocean View
              Catch a peak of ocean from the Lanais


                • Family
                • Romantic


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Garage
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Fully stocked kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Child's Highchair
                                • Dining
                                  Indoor and outdoor dining area that each seat 6
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • Television
                                      HD Cable, Surround sound, Blue-ray/DVD player, Apple TV, Internet Music, Lanai sound system. TVs in both bedrooms


                                        • Balcony
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                        • Water Sports Gear
                                          Kids beach toys, umbrellas, sun tent, beach chairs, boogie boards, snorkel equipment


                                            • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                • botanical garden
                                                • festivals
                                                • ruins

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • luaus
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • whale watching

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              92 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Home away from home!!!!

                                                              Colleen A.Los Angeles, California

                                                              The pictures and description don't do this VRBO justice. Our family regularly vacations on Kauai and this was our favorite rental BY FAR! It's like your friends gave you the keys to their house for the week. The owners have thought of everything you would need/want to make your stay comfortable. Games, books, sand chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards...I could go on and on. Just pack your bathing suits and hop on a plane. Highlight was that outdoor shower, kids loved that. Amazing location, easy walking distance to Poipu beach and Brennecke's beach. Other reviews mentioned the chickens and roosters (everywhere on Kauai), we were not bothered by them or their clucking. It added to the charm. Altogether awesome place!! Ahhhhh..... when can we go back! : >

                                                              Wonderful home! Lots of nice touches!

                                                              Sue H.Grand Rapids Mi

                                                              Had a great week living here. Close to the beach and nearby stores. Home filled with comfortable chairs and beds. Loved the small touches ...earplugs for the Chickens! Kitchen very well equipped. Open use of water gear and freezer bags etc. if I return to Kauai - this will be home again. Thank you !

                                                              The cottage is picture perfect

                                                              Marylin S.Albuquerque, NM

                                                              The house is beautifully decorated.

                                                              Every detail carefully planned and well executed.

                                                              Very impressive!

                                                              Wonderful open spaces to savor the Hawaiian experience.

                                                              Easy access to Poipu Beach is ideal.

                                                              The wild roosters crowing long before sunup is really not a charming aspect.

                                                              Felt like home away from home

                                                              Lynn S.St Albert, AB Canada

                                                              Kevin and Cathy have thought of virtually everything and were the epitome of hospitality. It truly felt that we were at home and whatever we were needing or wanting we found. As one who likes to cook what the locals have to offer, I was impressed with the kitchen. Matching plates, cups, glasses on open shelving were as pleasing to the eye as the rest of the decor and there was every utensil needed to make our meals which we enjoyed on the beautiful lanai. Even during a torrential rainstorm we sat more on the lanai than inside. Loved, loved, loved the outdoor shower off our room and the orchids that grew inside of it. A short distance from the beach made for easy walks with our gear (the wagon may be past its prime) and the sunsets were beautiful from the house. We were close enough to the Poipu Shopping Village to walk and the Shops at Poipu (that has the Culinary Market) was a five minute drive. We use VRBO everywhere we travel and I think this is the first time where the home is exactly as the pictures depict. No surprises made for a very relaxing vacation. Mahalo. Lynn and Mitch

                                                              A Rare Find

                                                              Lois B.

                                                              A very thoughtfully and attractively designed property. Fully opening doors to the lanai creates a wonderful connection to the outdoors and beautiful landscaping. Most evenings we enjoyed gorgeous beach sunsets while sipping wine on the lanai. The cottage is tastefully decorated, high end throughout, clean and well maintained. So appreciated having quality beach gear and towels available too. Great location -- convenient to all we needed, and easy traveling to our various adventures. Ranks near the top of our (many) Home Away experiences. Kevin and Cathy's cottage is a very special place, a rare find. It earned our highest praise -- we felt completely at home.

                                                              Simply Amazing!

                                                              Pam W.Eau Claire

                                                              We have stayed at Kevin and Cathy’s Home four years in a row and have already reserved our stay for next year. We have stayed in multiple vacation homes in Kauai and this home is by far the best. It seems like a second home to us! We spent countless hours just sitting on the lanai as There is a perfect view of the sunset at Poipu beach. Everything is perfect and if I were to own a home in Kauai it would be designed exactly like this Home!


                                                              Poipu, Koloa, HI, USA

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                                                              92 Reviews
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