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Oceanfront * Air Conditioned * Top Floor * Large Lanai * Updated!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

As Owners who live here five months of the year we pride ourselves in providing all the amenities one could possibly want to make your visit enjoyable, including air conditioning throughout. We have often been told that staying in our condo is like being on a cruise ship, as you are surrounded by water and are able to view the Ocean from both the Lanai and out the Front door.

You will find that you are only steps away from two remarkable beaches where the best South Shore surfing, snorkeling, and sunbathing take place. There is no hassle of parking your car or walking a long distance to the beach. Just stroll down the stairs or take the elevator and you’ll have two beaches to enjoy - one rocky but great for snorkeling and one sandy. Our exceptional Fourth floor views cannot be equaled as you cast your eyes on the majestic mountains and beautiful Hoai Bay. Our top floor, peaceful, 20 foot Lanai offers privacy while watching the sea turtles, whales, and “Locals” throwing their fish nets. You will enjoy the magnificent sunrise and also appreciate the gentle tradewinds throughout the day. Kauai doesn’t get any better. The open floor plan with Hawaiian artwork and native Koa wood accents allow you to enjoy the view from the living room, dining room and kitchen. The living room features tropical décor in a large sitting area with a 43” Smart HDTV with free Netflix and a desk with high-speed wireless internet connection. Our updated, immaculate condo also features a king size bed and one bathroom with an oversized, tiled, glass enclosed shower. Since we do live here five months of the year, our place is meticulously maintained, cared for, and appointed with luxuries to meet your every need. Not a detail has been overlooked. This is not our business, but a paradise we would like to share with you.

Within walking distance is Spouting Horn Park where you can see “blow hole” and bargain shop in the many local run booths. Just before Spouting Horn is the National Tropical Botanical Gardens Visitor Center. This incredibly beautiful garden consists of 252 rich, lush acres of varied plants, palms, and birds, and offers both guided and self-guided tours. Kukui’ula Village, located at the round-about that leads to Kuhio Shores, is within walking distance and is reminiscent of a quaint sugar cane town. Plantation style architecture in a lush tropical setting offers a relaxing time of shopping and dining. Kuhio Shores sits next to the famous Beach House restaurant. It offers spectacular sunsets right on the beach that will linger in your memory long after you return home. For cooking at “home”, be sure to check out the wonderful fish markets, green markets, and fruitstands where you can pick up the Island’s best tropical fish and homegrown fruits and veggies.

In Kauai, every day is a great day. Much of the rainfall is a nightly occurrence and the rain showers that do occur are almost always brief. It is truly beautiful, and a blessing if it rains, and often is followed by glorious rainbows.

We invite you to enjoy our home-away-from-home on the beautiful Island of Kauai. We are confident you will not be disappointed in your choice of our condo, in a one of a kind location. If you need further information or have any questions, feel free to contact our daughter, Jane, who manages our condo. MAHALO

TAT ID Number W40957354-01

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Jane Loch
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

"You have thought of every possible convienience ! Every where we went we both agreed "OUR" condo is the best !"
Dec 2009
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Amenities

Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Over sized tile walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size Bed 22" television
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Beach items include: two Tommy Bahama beach chairs, beach umbrella, coolers with ice packs, and beach towels.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Oceanfront * Air Conditioned * Top Floor * Large Lanai * Updated!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 22 reviews
5

A Gem in Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently spent a most wonderful and relaxing week at Kuhio Shores 404. This unit is a true gem - beautifully decorated, comfortably home-like, sparkling clean and so close to all the great south shore activities, shopping and restaurants. The view of the bay from the unit is really beautiful and can be seen from the living room, dining room, kitchen and, of course, the lanai. We spent so many enjoyable hours sitting out on that lanai watching all the activity in the water - turtles, snorkelers, and local fishermen (never knew there were so many different ways to catch fish!). There are 2 separate seating areas on the lanai - a high top set, where we enjoyed wine and pupus in the late afternoon, and a regular height table, where we ate most of our at-home meals. The walkway outside the front door also provides a great view. We watched the sunset from there most evenings and then, after sunset, the arrival of the thousands (literally) of bright green long-tailed parakeets. They swoop in every night from someplace west of Lawai and roost in the trees along the coast for the night. An absolutely amazing sight!! As to the unit itself, the owners have thought of everything to make their guests' stays completely enjoyable, with great attention to detail. There were so many things that we truly appreciated - a fully equipped kitchen including a drawer containing a variety of spices/herbs, a bench in the entry hall where you can sit to conveniently remove/put on shoes (Hawaiian custom is to remove shoes before entering a home); a screen door design that allows air to flow through, while still maintaining total privacy; a very comfortable bed that, along with the sound of the waves, insured deep, restful sleep; "his" and "her" recliners in the living room, a shelf unit that contained novels by various popular authors; a copy of "Kauai Revealed" for reference; a selection of CD's, including several Hawaiian music ones that we listened to numerous times, etc. There are also two air conditioning units ( one in the living room, one in the bedroom) which will be a big plus for those times when the weather gets hot. We didn't need them during our stay though, because the constant breeze was more than enough to keep us cool and comfortable. There were just so many special touches and thoughtful additions that contributed to our wonderful week in 404. We highly recommend this beautiful condo and hope to return one day!!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arrived and left the same day. Totally disappointed. Very stuffy...no air circulation. No beach!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carol, I was extremely disappointed to hear you were not happy with our condo. Since you arrived late in the evening, I truly wish you would have stayed the night to see our stunning view and numerous amenities. After speaking with you, I understand the condo was warm upon your arrival. This can be true when the condo windows have been closed for some time but is usually not a problem as we enjoy such wonderful trade winds. Now, for unusually warm days, we have AIR CONDITIONING throughout the entire condo. Those rare times when the trade winds lag will not be a problem. We do have two beaches, one on either side of the building, just as shown in the photos. We welcome you back to enjoy our island paradise!
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San Jose, CA, USA
5

Relaxing, beautiful ocean view condo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our time in the condo from the moment we walked in. You immediately feel the ocean breeze and see the waves the moment you walk in. Within our first few minutes we saw a sea turtle coming up for a breath and found many more swimming over the next few days, and we got a better look through the great binoculars in the condo.

The condo was very comfortably furnished and spotless. Jane was a pleasure to work with and all payments and communication were handled very smoothly (we went directly through her). She was flexible about letting us check in a little early so we could relax for a while after our travels.

The snorkeling equipment came in very handy since we went to the sandy beach around the corner nearly every day. Having a cipher lock on the door meant we did not need to carry keys either! I was a bit scared to go in on the rocky beach right ourside although there were a few snorkelers who did go there so I recommend that if you can brave it - we saw one of them hanging out with four sea turtles at once!

The condo complex is in a very convenient location for visiting most places on Kauai although a car is necessary, and one parking spot is included with the condo. There are loads of places to eat within 5 minutes driving (we appreciated Jane's suggestion about the bar menu at Keoki's Paradise), a bunch of them just a half mile away with a farmer's market on Wednesday. It is also very close to Spouting Horn park.

I highly recommend staying here for your Kauai vacation!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Perfectly relaxing condo, with a great view

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this condo. First off, the basics: super close to the beach, the bay, good restaurants, clean, quiet, well-appointed kitchen, and all the equipment you'd need for a great day at the beach, whether you enjoy swimming, snorkling, boogie-boarding, or just laying out. Now, my superlative: Nothing can compare to the tranquility and relaxation of coffee on the lanai in the morning, while watching the turtles and rays swim in the bay. Absolutely gorgeous and peaceful. To top it off, a quick walk around the corner once on the ground gives stunning sunset views. I would definitely stay here again, and recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocala, FL, USA
5

The perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Your condo exceeded our expectations. We found it very clean and well

stocked. The coolers, ice packs, snorkel gear, sunscreen/aloe, and assorted

fridge/pantry essentials all came in very handy. Thank you! Because of jet

lag we were up every morning in time to have a beautiful sunrise breakfast on the

lanai. What a view from the 4th floor! The bay is just below and we did see turtles swimming several times. Kitchen was great, and we enjoyed cooking all but 1 of our dinners at "home". Walking next door to The Beach House restaurant for drinks, dessert, and sunsets was a breeze.

iPod docking station was great and worked well.

Used the laundry facilities on the floor two nights with no problems.

The Condo's location is excellent! We had easy drive both to the northern shore for a hike along the Na Pali Coast and south to hikes in Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Park.

If we return to Kauai, we will be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Auckland, New Zealand
5

Great Condo - Great View

  • 5 of 5

We booked this condo through the owner after seeing it on the internet. Accommodation in Poipu hotels was generally very expensive but this lovely condo complex is situated a couple of kilometres west of Poipu Beach on a rocky point and is extremely well priced. It is well situated for exploring the best parts of the island but you obviously need your own car (parking is free).

The owner is lovely to deal with and she provided extremely clear information on the self checking in process and how to enjoy some time on Kauai.

The condo is very nicely decorated, has a huge well equipped kitchen and very comfortable furniture to sit on. The deck outside faces east so is in the shade in the afternoon which is a blessing as it is not as hot as it could be while having drinks and nibbles. We saw fishermen with rods and nets catching fish right below us in the rough and rocky bay and saw several sea turtles. the Spouting Horn water geyser is just a mile down Lawai Road and is a spectacular feature to spend some time at. The magnificent Waimea Canyon is not far away either.

The condo does not have air conditioning (not unusual for condos apparently) and it does get pretty warm at night although the ceiling fans in the bedroom and living area do help to cool things down a bit.

Overall, we loved our four night stay here and would thoroughly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Southshore's best surfing is right outside our building, available also nearby is horseback riding, tennis, biking, hiking, camping, fishing, zip line, air tours, whale watching tours, and mountain tubing.

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Poipu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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4 night minimum stay
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$1,440
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $110
Tax Rate 13.42%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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