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Ocean View Top Floor Deluxe Suite. Fun Resort With Pools, Beach, and Dining

Bedrooms Studio
Space 307 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Kauai Beach Resort #2508 Suite. 25 Acres Oceanfront. King Bed. Balcony. Elevator

Remodeled studio suite at Kauai Beach Resort with panoramic ocean and pool views from the 5th floor of the main building. Room #2508. Comfy king bed, twin size air mattress, and lounger are perfect for 2 adults and 2 children. A pack and play crib is also provided at no charge for infants. Granite counters and travertine bath and entry floors. LG flat screen 32" TV and Sony Blue Ray DVD player. Sliding shutter-style doors. 25 acre resort on miles long beach. Tropical grounds with koi ponds.4 pools including one with a water slide. Kid friendly pool has sand surrounding it and gradual slope entry. Multiple jacuzzis plus a grotto and waterfalls. On site salon, fitness center, laundry room, business center, and 3 restaurants.

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

• Is this a 1 bedroom condominium?

Once a Hilton hotel, the Kauai Beach Resort is a condotel run by Aqua. You get resort luxury and individually owned rooms. My #2508 suite is studio size: 307 square feet plus a 58 square foot lanai. Most units are about this size and have similar furnishings. There is no cooking in the room, but there is a coffee maker and mini fridge with freezer plus microwave just down the hall in the lounge.

• What's the difference between my suite, renting from Aqua, or some other travel agency or website? The difference is price, amenities, housekeeping, and choice of room. My suite is quite a bit less expensive overall and has one of the best views since it is on the highest floor with direct(instead of angled) ocean views. Aqua room rates start at $219/night plus tax. Mine starts at $124/night including tax. Amenity differences(subject to change): -no maid service during your stay unless you request it for an additional fee. Aqua has daily maid service. -I do not charge a daily resort fee. Aqua is $25/night -the Aqua resort fee gives their guests the following extras: newspaper, DVDs, Playstation, parking, free airport and shopping shuttle, and cultural activities. My guests can still use the pools, spa, restaurants, bar, room service, shops, business center, fitness center, car rental, and laundry room but may not participate in some of the hula show, lei making, and other on-site activities and would have to pay to rent DVDs or take an airport shuttle. -I do not increase my room charge for more than 2 guests...Aqua does -I do not charge for an extra bed. Aqua charges for a rollaway -parking is $25/day plus tax for my guests. Aqua does not charge their guests separately(it's built into the amenity fee and room rate) -during your stay, if you need assistance you contact myself or my on island contact person. An Aqua guest would go to the front desk.

I know this seems like a lot of stuff but I am hoping to clarify what your experience will be like at the resort. These policies will be the same for all owners like myself who advertise here or on similar vacation rental websites. For most guests, your enjoyment will be equivalent and these differences not noticeable or relevant. Plus you are saving a bunch of money and getting one of the best rooms in the resort!

• Is this an ocean view suite?

YES. And it is not just visible out on the lanai sticking your head around the corner. It is a straight on view from the highest floor in the resort. Other suites may be less expensive, but you are getting a mountain or lagoon view.

• Is there a kitchen?

No, just a 3.5 cu. ft. fridge with freezer and coffee maker. No kitchenware provided(no plates, utensils, pots etc.). There is a microwave down the hall in the lounge

• What is there to do?

For short stays, you may want to keep it simple and stay at the resort enjoying the restaurants and bar, walks along the beach, tennis, spa, or one of the pools. You can arrange with the front desk to rent a car for day trips only when you need it. With a long term car rental to explore all over the island, best rates are probably found at the airport and there is an additional parking charge of $25/day plus tax. Car rental rates vary depending on where you rent, so shop around and book ahead at busy times of the year. The resort is just minutes from the airport and town. Being mid-island makes it perfect for touring the sights of Kauai to the north and south.

• What is the bedding arrangement?

The suite is ideal for 2 adults and up to 2 children using the king size bed and lounger(included). I provide a comfortable twin sized air mattress easily inflated in 90 seconds with an electric pump and a pack and play crib with bassinet at no additional charge.

• Do we need our own beach towels?

The resort will provide towels to use at the pools or beaches at no charge. Failure to return the towel card can result in a $30 charge.

• Is there a resort fee?

Since you are the guest of myself, the owner of #2508, there is no daily resort fee...a daily savings of $25. There is a $100 cleaning fee collected at time of booking which provides cleaning of the room after your departure. WiFi is free in the room, lobby, and restaurants. So the only fee you might incur at the resort is $25/day plus tax for parking

• What about WiFi?

WiFi is now free everywhere around the resort!

• Does the suite have air conditioning?

Yes. And nice ocean breezes.

• Where is suite #2508 located?

It is on the top floor(5th) of building 2. This is near to where you check in and also houses dining and shops. Elevators will get you to your floor. Most other buildings are only 3 floors. You will enjoy beautiful sunrises each day as you may find yourself up early due to the time change or the local roosters!

Other Notes:

-Hawaii tax of 13.42% is added to the nightly rate.

-Parking is $25/day plus tax.

-Mid stay cleaning or towel and trash service can be requested a day ahead from my housekeeping service

-I try to keep extra supplies in the room in the bins under the bed for things like toilet paper, tissues, soap, etc. And I try to supply enough towels, sheets, blankets, and pillows for your comfort during your stay but if you need extras, just let me know a day ahead of time

-There are pool and beach towels available at no charge

-Any stays longer than 7 nights may incur an additional $75 cleaning fee

-Check-In Time - 3:00pm, Check-Out Time - 11:00am

-No smoking.

-No pets

-I am available to answer any questions or concerns. I am located in southern California. You will be given contact information of an on island person to help you with matters beyond my control

-Discounts for stays longer than 6 nights or 29 nights.

-Tax ID: TA-108-429-7216-01 and GE-108-429-7216-01

More Details

Tony Cannon
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Tony Cannon

On my first trip to Hawaii as a teenager, I remember when it rained people would just stay under cover for a few minutes until it passed. I thought it was funny because coming from rainy Vancouver Canada, I imagined if back home we waited, we could be standing there for weeks.

I found lots more to like about Hawaii on that trip and have travelled there many times since. I've visited the 4 main islands and find each has it's own charm and experiences.

I am a real estate broker now in the San Diego area so I can enjoy sunny days almost as often as being in Hawaii.

Tony Cannon purchased this condo in 2015

Why Tony Cannon chose Lihue-Kalapaki

I chose to buy at the Kauai Beach Resort because of it's great location. There's easy access north or south when exploring the island or you can stay near to the airport and have a good time in town while relaxing at the resort for shorter stays.

The resort itself does a good job of displaying the aloha spirit with the shows, cultural activities, and grounds maintenance.

There's also lots of fun at the Kauai Beach Resort such as the water slide, waterfalls and grotto, tennis next door, Spa, and fitness center.

Staying here is more like a hotel experience than vacationing in someone's home. With restaurants, a bar, convenience store, business center, room service, and more on site, you will find it offers plenty of options compared to being in a residential neighborhood.

What makes this condo unique

I chose suite 2508 because it is the highest up at the resort which means the best views and the quietest. Also it faces directly out to the ocean so those great sunrises can be enjoyed on the balcony or inside the suite. The location in the main building also gives convenience moving luggage around or if you want to check out shops and restaurants.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Tony's place is just as described in listing. Communication was great, the check in process smooth, and the amenities at the resort lovely! We especially enjoyed the pools. The beach at the resort is not swimmable, but provides a lovely place to walk. If you are looking for a hotel -like experience, this is your place!
Apr 2016
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Līhuʻe Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 307 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Modern styling with travertine tile floor and granite counter
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Studio Layout - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 comfortable twin sized air mattress inflated in 90 seconds
  • King bed with lounger(suitable for child: 53" long and 27" wide) and twin sized air mattress inflated with electric pump. So 2 adults and 2 children is maximum occupancy. A pack and play crib with bassinet is also provided at no charge to accommodate babies and infants
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Uber started offering service March 2017. It also appears Lyft may be available. Neither can pick you up at the airport but they can take you to the airport. UberX rates are about half the cost of a taxi. Airport shuttle companies like Roberts may be worthwhile to get from the airport to the resort. Some tourist activities will pick you up at the resort.


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Ocean View Top Floor Deluxe Suite. Fun Resort With Pools, Beach, and Dining
average rating of 4.9375 based on 27 reviews

Great room and beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

The room was very nice and the view fabulous

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I look forward to having you back on your next visit to the Garden Isle
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  • 4 of 5

The accommodations were great! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and relaxed time here. Resort is close to airport and has free shuttle from airport. We thoroughly enjoyed the hula show on Tuesday and the yummy food on the resort!! Tony was great to work with and very upfront and honest!! We were upgraded to a beautiful top floor corner room 2548 due to his room 2508 being underneath some roof top construction. He told us about it upfront and got us free daily maid service that was top notch!! He sent us a wonderful anniversary gift! It was a special, relaxing, adventurous trip all in one!!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad Sarah was happy with the alternate room. Fortunately, AT&T has competed their work and disruptions like that are rare.
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Well maintained, stunning views!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was a great fit for my recent stay in Kauai. The balcony offers perfect views for sunrise and a glass of wine in the evenings. It was also very nice to be so close to the airport. I highly recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review Carrie. From the top floor of the main building, my suite offers great pool and ocean views and with the time difference in Hawaii, you may find those sunrises are easier to catch. Staying at the Kauai Beach Resort means you can hang out and enjoy all the amenities there, or you are mid point between the rest of the island sights to the north or south.
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Kauai Beach Resort

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved the Kauai Beach Resort. The location was perfect, and we enjoyed the pools and easy beach access.

We weren't able to stay in this suite due to AT&T installing an antennae on the roof of the main building during our trip, but Tony found us another top floor ocean view suite. He also had a gift waiting for us when we arrived. He went above and beyond to ensure that we enjoyed our stay. We will definitely be coming back. Thank you, Tony!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything about this unit was great. The view was fantastic and we especially loved the fact everything was on-site as we wanted to relax for a couple of days before we resumed our adventures. The package you sent Dana was really thoughtful and appreciated. Thank you for your aloha spirit and for allowing us to stay at your condo, we can't recommend it enough. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dana was celebrating a significant birthday. I often have guests on honeymoons, anniversaries, and other special occasions. The resort does have everything on site to relax and have fun. It is centrally located to explore anywhere on the island and being in Lihue, you have all the conveniences of the island's largest city and the nearby airport. Come stay and experience the Aloha spirit for yourself!
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Lihue, HI
Nearest Restaurant
Restuaurants on site
Nearest Beach
Nukolii Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Check-In 3:00pm, Check-Out 11:00am
No pets, no smoking
Have fun!

This is an individually owned "Condo-tel". You get the benefits of a great resort and renting from a private owner where you know exactly what room you will be getting and it is better taken care of than the typical room. Plus my rate is much lower than an Ocean View room booked through Aqua who manages many of the units.
There is no kitchen in the suite...just a coffee maker and mini fridge. You can use the microwave a few doors down in the lounge for simple meals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.