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Affordable Ocean View Studio, AC, FREE WIFI and Parking!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 421 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Affordable Ocean view Beachfront Condo! Just steps to the beach!

Kapaa is in such a wonderful location on Kauai, you can easily get over to the west side and visit Waimea canyon, or up to the north side and the little town of Hanalei! Or, stay right in Kapaa and explore the Wailua river, or relax on one of the many beaches or bike on the 11 miles of bike trail!

Enjoy almost ocean facing beachfront living from our cozy little condo for a fraction of the cost at large resorts! Our studio condo is amazingly versatile and comfortable. It's equipped with a queen sized comfy bed, and a brand new full sized sleeper sofa. Leave your slider open at night and let the waves breaking, lull you to sleep, the best white noise in the world! Large flat screen TV for keeping up with the world at large, or your favorite movie! Microwave, coffeepot, dishes, silverware, linens are all there ready for your use! We also keep beach chairs, a cooler and beach towels in the unit for you while you are there! All the comforts of home! Stay in and grill on the barbecue, or go out to eat at one of the many local, close by, restaurants! This condo truly makes for an affordable vacation! Motel 6 in California costs you $70 a night! We'd rather be in Kauai any day!

Our Hawaii state tax ID # is TA-060-878-4384-01. We have a wonderful "on island" contact, and her number is posted in the condo "just in case" there is a need while you are there!

More Details

Jeff and Danise Rapetti
Member since: 2012
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Jeff and Danise Rapetti

We are the Rapetti's, Jeff and Danise. We have 5 kids, two daughters in law, and three adorable grandsons. Jeff is a general contractor, and an accomplished chain saw artist. Danise teaches at the local junior college in the registered nursing program. We feel very blessed to have this condo in Kauai. Five years ago, we would not have thought it possible, but God is very good! Our picture here is from our recent trip to Kenya where we spent a month helping at Maisha Mapya Preschool, check us out on Facebook! It is a wonderful preschool which gives education to children who live in the Gioto dump in Nakuru, Kenya. Our condo here, is one thing that helps us support the school and the teachers and staff who work there.

Jeff and Danise Rapetti purchased this condo in 2015

Why Jeff and Danise Rapetti chose Kapaa

We love Kapaa and the east side of Kauai. Islander on the Beach is a true description of this condo complex! Our condo is on the second floor, so you can look at the blue pacific from the lanai, you can listen to the waves crash on the shore, all night long if you want! We freely leave the sliding glass door open, just so we can listen to the waves when we are there. Enjoy coffee on the lanai in the morning, and watch the sun come up over the water! There is nothing more peaceful.

What makes this condo unique

Islander on the beach is close to everything in Kapaa! Truly, if you are motivated, you can walk anywhere! The bike path goes from Lydgate State Park, all the way past downtown Kapaa. There is just one small section that is still a dirt/sand trail. (literally 30 yds). The Coconut Marketplace with restaurants and shopping is right in front. Beaches are everywhere! What more could you want!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nice and quiet, great walls in the mornings, was rather cool , but we did get in some good beach and ocean time! Be sure to do the Blue Hawaii helicopter ride, we've done these before, but this was amazing. Thanks again for a great time.
Mar 2015
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Kapaa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 421 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large bathroom with full tub/shower and granite countertop.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Enjoy sleeping in air conditioned comfort, or with the door open, listening to the waves breaking!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Affordable Ocean View Studio, AC, FREE WIFI and Parking!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 78 reviews
Whidbey Island, WA

Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

Initially I was disappointed when I realized the condo had no utensils...I mean not one knife, fork or spoon or paring knife or even corkscrew...however, after a trip to Safeway to pick up plastic utensils and the other items, I settled in and found this to be the perfect place. Being on the second floor allowed me to keep the slider open at nights so I could hear the waves and go to sleep seeing the tiki lights at the pool. The grounds are beautiful and so well are away from traffic but so close to 3-4 restaurants/markets. I absolutely loved being able to walk out onto the beach or listen to the music some nights by the pool. Would definitely recommend this place and stay there again. Plus, the on-island contact is the best...had to contact her with an issue with the TV and she was amazing.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa Judy for the amazing review! We SO appreciate all your kind words! We too agree that Mohini is one of a kind! She amazes us regularly! I will clarify, that there are two drawers below the sink filled with utensils! Not the usual place to look, I admit, but none the less, that's where they live! We apologize that you had to go purchase some! Please do come again! You can take advantage of the utensils! Mahalo again! Jeff and Danise
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Affordable, easy access to shopping, entertainment, owners very helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Close proximity to ocean, walking distance to shopping, resturaunts, periodic live music from swimming pool area, we left screen door open every day to listen to waves crashing, live music playing, birds singing in the trees. Unit, well stocked with necessities, owner very helpful and quick with comnunication.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Richmond WI

We thoroughly enjoyed everything about our stay at Danise s condo.

  • 5 of 5

The condo complex was beautiful and this unit was updated perfectly. Danise accommodated us when our plans changed....absolutely everything was perfect!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, cozy, and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our four night stay at this cute and clean condo. Has all the amenities you need with a view of the ocean. Check-in and check-out instructions were thorough and the whole experience was a breeze. Jeff and Danise are very quick to reply to all emails. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ian, you are so very kind! Mahalo nui loa! It's always good to hear that the directions are helpful, and the emails are not annoying! We will also pass on to our amazing housekeeper that you appreciate all of her hard work! Please come and stay again! Jeff and Danise
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Relaxing vacation

  • 4 of 5

The Condo is in a pretty good location overall. Owners checked in on us via email to make sure we had everything we needed and that if we had any concerns to email them! We made the mistake of not having a car rental reserved for this portion of our vacation. It was hard for us because it rained so much while we were here. There is Uber on the island but it’s little more pricey just because there’s not as many drivers as the other islands. They had everything you needed, my only complaint would be that there are a few amenities that the hotel does offer that renters cannot partake in if needed. (Laundry, moviebox rentals and front desk support) If you ask a question and you are not a hotel guest they are not as friendly. The condo room in itself was good though. Comfy bed, large bathroom, kitchenette and tv area.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Rachel for all your kind words! That weather does get in the way sometimes! I always remind myself, that at least it's warm!:) I will pass on to the HOA leadership the less than helpful front desk... that is never our expectation! The laundry and movie box rental is the resort management's way of trying to make life more of a challenge for all of us VRBO managers... not your problem of course, but the reality of the resort! We just encourage guests to use one of the new laundromats in town, they are faster and cheaper!:) Please come again! Maybe the weather will cooperate! Jeff and Danise
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Great place to stay on Kauai

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here and found this quiet and central location great for exploring the island. This studio property was well maintained and had all the amenities. It did take a few minutes to find the cutlery drawer "under" the cupboard - but located the corkscrew and all was fine! It was nice there are restaurants and shops within a short walk so we didn't have to drive for everything. And the beach is great for walks and watching the sunrise with coffee in hand. A visit to the pool bar or hot tub was a great way to end the day.

Renting from the Rapetti's went very well. Questions were promptly answered and they checked to make sure everything was going well for us. I would highly recommend them.

This was the first time I had booked through VRBO so will mention something I didn't realize in case it helps others. In these listings note the (...) after the item indicates more information. Such as "Washing Machine..." the more info is "there is a laundry mat just a mile up the road in Kapaa". That caught us off guard as we arrived with laundry from our previous week in Mauai. The laundry mat was easy to find and clean - just wished I had realized this earlier.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Janet for your great review! We might have to put some kind of a marker on the utensil drawers!:) You captured all the terrific things about the condo with your kind words! Glad the laundromat worked out for you after all! Jeff and Danise
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Nearest Barpub
15 Metres
In front of the reception area
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Kuhio Highway
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Right in front of the building!
Car: necessary

Centrally located only 5 miles from the Lihue Airport. It's easy to visit both the North Shore and the Napali Coast, along with the East Coast and Waimea Canyon along with all the fun in between! Equally convienent in being next to the Coconut Marketplace for some easy shopping and dining! Only a short walk to a Safeway and a Starbucks.

A favorite spot only two minutes away, is the Wailua River for kayaking, standup paddleboarding and boating to Fern Grotto and Secret Falls! You don't want to miss the Smith Family Luau for the best food and show on Kauai!

A quick 5 minute drive takes you to Lydgate Park for lifeguarded swimming with a lagoon for small children to enjoy the ocean or for anyone to snorkle! Also a playground for kids to enjoy.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.