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Delightfully Renovated Historic Plantation Cottage Steps From Poipu Beach Park

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Just steps from Poipu Beach and Brennecke’s Beach, this is an original plantation-style cottage, lovingly renovated and beautifully appointed. It features a new fully-equipped kitchen with granite counters, new bath plus an outdoor shower, two bedrooms, screened lanai, and landscaped garden. Its high ceilings, giant airy windows, island furnishings and tropical ceiling fans in each room give you the feeling of 'paradise of old.'

The home is in a charming beachfront neighborhood on a quiet street. Stroll to Brennecke’s Beach, famous for its perfect boogie boarding waves, or Poipu Beach, which, with calmer water and beautiful snorkeling, is always rated one of the top ten Hawaii beaches. Everything Poipu has to offer is a beautiful walk away on either the Koloa Heritage Trial or the Poipu Kai Greenbelt. This is includes restaurants, shopping, adventure outfitters, tennis courts, playground, and, of course, those beautiful beaches. Two great golf courses are just a mile’s drive.


Awake to the sounds of palm fronds and waves, and enjoy coffee on the screened lanai.

Grab your snorkel and walk to Poipu Beach to enjoy the morning fish in the warm calm waters.

Play a round of golf or join in a tennis clinic at one of the beautiful facilities near the cottage. Then sit down for a patio lunch at Joe’s on the Green.

Walk to Nukomoi’s to rent stand-up paddleboards and try this new favorite sport. Or take boogie boards from the cottage to try the waves at Brennecke’s.

Crawl onto a chaise in the garden for a few pages of your book and a nap.

Prepare a tropical salad in the fully-equipped gourment kitchen, grill fish from the Koloa Fish Market under the pergola, and relax on the garden patio with wine from The Wine Shop in Koloa.

The sleep peacefully in your Tommy Bahama king bed with luxurious sheets, while dreaming of the next day's adventures.

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Pam Bittner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, Spanish is weak, but it is good enough for email
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Pam Bittner

Pam (originally from Ohio) and Mike (from California) live in Montana, and have two teenage boys. We love to travel, but we most enjoy settling into a spot and into its culture, instead of hopping from hotel to hotel. We visit my sister on Kauai regularly, and twelve years ago, we purchased and remodeled an original plantation cottage in Kekaha on the West Side (VRBO 52315). When a friend told us that it was time to sell her beautiful Poipu plantation cottage, we couldn't resist. Now we split our Hawaii time between Poipu and Kekaha.

Pam Bittner purchased this house in 2015

Why Pam Bittner chose South Shore

We love the true Hawaiian feel of this wonderful cottage and it's in a perfect location to enjoy all Poipu has to offer.

What makes this house unique

We love the fact that this is a warm, comfortable home, without the commercial feel of hotels and condos. We love the great outdoor space at the cottage.....a sun porch for dining as well as a trellis-covered patio, because after all, why do you visit Hawaii if not to be outdoors?

Guestbook comments from the owner

Welcome to Poipu Beach Cottage! We have just purchased this wonderful spot, so we don't have reviews yet, but please check our amazing review record at our only other rental, vrbo/52315. I assure you that 1) Poipu Beach Cottage is stinking adorable, and 2) we know how to make sure our guests have a fabulous stay!
Apr 2015
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Delightfully Renovated Historic Plantation Cottage Steps From Poipu Beach Park
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 27 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very nice !! Well appointed and comfortable. Short block to the beach. Would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We truly loved our stay in this home. Beautifully decorated and lovely kitchen made dining a relaxing and enjoyable experience. Just a quick, easy walk to the beach. The garage was equipped with beach gear and chairs that added to convenience. I would highly recommend this home to anyone staying in South Kauai.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay at the Poipu beach cottage was so wonderful we hated to leave!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage has lovely furnishings, a well stocked kitchen, plenty of beach gear for the short stroll to the beach, and such a wonderful beach breeze through the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, CA

Impeccable, fully stocked, amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The little yellow house is only three houses down from the beach. It's beautifully decorated with attention to detail and lots of extra perks to help make your stay comfortable and relaxing. Everything needed for the beach is present. The owner is exceptionally easy to work with and to communicate with. The beds and linens are exceptionally comfortable, the home is exceptionally clean, and the yard is beautiful for relaxing in and watching the little chicks run by. We will definitely return again and appreciate our wonderful time in Poipu. We would recommend this for any family/friends of 4!! You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

This beach cottage is exactly what is described. Clean, tidy, great location and a lovely place. Everything you need is here and available -- a great find! Nicely built, decorated and maintained.

Someone else mentioned the construction noise from next door. Yes, they start pretty early and are getting ready to finish the interior so it can be a bit noisy in the morning (the noise competes with the roosters!).

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time. The cottage construction next door should be complete this October (2016). I know they did their best to respect your quiet, but it is still activity!
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Cozy, beautiful and immaculate!

  • 5 of 5

My family LOVED staying here. The home was perfect for our family of four. My two boys loved the yard, the beach toys and the proximity to the beach. They thought it was awesome! My husband and I loved the location, the coziness and how beautifully decorated the home was. Thank you for a great place to make memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Kiahuna Golf Course, Poipu Bay Golf Course
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Poipu Beach and Brenecke's Beach

Poipu Beach Cottage is located right in the heart of Poipu, yet on a quiet residential street. 100 steps out the door is Brennecke's beach, famous for its perfect boogie boarding waves, and if you are looking for calmer water and beautiful snorkeling, just walk next door to Poipu Beach Park, always on the 'top ten' list of Hawaiian beaches. Full of hustle and bustle during the day, the beaches at night become a stunning quiet oasis – great for a moonlit walk, or a picnic dinner by the water.

Poipu Beach Cottage is around the corner from the Poipu Kai greenbelt walking path. This path is beautiful lighted walkway connecting everything in the area - so within a ten minute stroll you can get to the Hyatt Regency and Shipwreck beach, the Sheraton, Marriot Waiohai, Kiahuna Plantation, Ko Kea Resort ( the old Poipu Beach Hotel), Poipu Kai, Poipu Shopping Village, not to mention dozens of restaurants. Tennis is available within a five minute walk at beautiful courts of Poipu Kai and Kiahuna. The Kiahuna Golf Course and Grand Hyatt Coarse are both about a 5 minute drive away. Don't forget to check out the National Tropical Botanical Garden, and on your way there stop by Spouting Horn for the gorgeous views and the best prices on Hawaiian jewelry and trinkets.

If you like farmers markets there are two GREAT ones during the week - first is the Koloa Sunshine market every Monday at noon, located at the Koloa ball park, and all the produce is grown here on Kauai. The 2nd is the Culinary Market on Wednesdays, 4:00 pm, at the Shops at Kukuiula, There is always live music, cooking demonstrations, lots of fresh fruits and veggies, as well as prepared food vendors. - make sure you buy a slice of pie from 'The Right Slice'! This is the 'happening' place on Wednesdays for locals and tourists alike. From Kukuiula Harbor, you can catch a trip to one of the more than 20 dive sites right off our south coast, or take it slower with a sunset or whale watching trip. Take it even more easy and schedule yourself a day at one of the several spas (Hyatt has my favorite!) in the area. Again, the cottage is in a great location - right next to the Koloa Heritage Trail, which you can follow with an interpretive map and learn the history of the Koloa and Poipu area.


Rates & Availability

Poipu House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season Winter 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season Summer
May 27 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season Winter 2018
Jan 7 2018 - Apr 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.4%

Deposit is refunded, less a $50 cancellation fee, if the reservation is cancelled more than 90 days prior to check-in date. The cancellation fee for the Holiday Season is one night's rent. For cancellations after 90 days prior, refunds will be made to the extent and amount that I can rerent your time.

Note that Hawaii experiences many threats of possible serious weather, most of which do not turn into a serious event. We cannot provide refunds for weather-related cancellations unless the cottage truly becomes unavailable. Please consider purchasing trip cancellation insurance offered by VRBO and Homeaway or other sources.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Poipu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1030 sq. ft.
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Plush beds, ceiling fans, flat-screen TV in master bedroom. Note that the picture of the second bedroom shows twins, but these are being replaced with a queen.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • tennis

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