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Luxurious Location at Economy Price In Poipu

Bedrooms 1
Space 778 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Sunset Kahili #406 Condo Home Away From Home


ALOHA, GUEST! Enjoy expansive ocean view from every room, lie in bed and watch whales spout and rainbows touching the sea, white water on the rocks and sunsets from the private lanai, lush greenery and mountain peaks from your kitchen window and front door…

This ample one-bedroom unit, Sunset Kahili #406, offers all the amenities of clean and comfortable home, fully equipped, including: a full-service kitchen; washer/dryer inside; unlimited free Wi-Fi in unit; HDTV, DVD and CD and cassette players; music, movies, books, games and puzzles; picnic supplies, coolers, beach towels, chairs and mats. Sleeping 4 is easy with a very comfortable king-bed and living room sofa that folds out to genuinely comfy queen.

Yours is on the fourth floor of a five-story building with elevator and free onsite parking, one of only 35 units that share a sparkling pool, lounge area, BBQ with picnic bench, and recreation room with unlimited free Wi-Fi access, and library of books, DVDs and puzzles.

Short stroll to world-famous Brennecke’s Beach and Poipu Beach Park and family-suitable sheltered inlet for wading and snorkeling, or to hiking trails, Grand Hyatt, Shipwreck Beach and beyond. Kukui'ula Village, right in Poipu, offers the most exciting shopping and dining on the island

Ideal central location for trips up the west coast to Koke'e, Polihale and Waimea State Parks or Barking Sands Beach, or around the island to the Wailua River, North Shore, Princeville, and the spectacular Na Pali Coast--and all the beauty and fun in between!

You won’t find an ocean-front perch like Sunset Kahili at this price anywhere else on the island, and once you’ve stayed, the sea’s allure will bid you return as often as you are able to Mele Moana, your home away from home in Kauaian paradise!

More Details

Ellen Hicks Rhoda
Member since: 2015
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:
June 21, 2018

Why Ellen Hicks Rhoda chose Poipu

Grew up in Southern California, first traveled to, and fell in love with, Hawaii in 1972. Stayed at Sunset Kahili on honeymoon and, as soon as it became possible, bought this perfect fourth floor unit for a home away from home in Kauai. My favorite place on earth!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Stayed here for 4 nights with my husband and two year old. This property is very large and spacious! Huge bedroom, bathroom and living areas. Perfect 3 minute walk to Kukuiula Shopping Village. Semi-Near Baby beach. A little bit dated bathroom and Kitchen but was well stocked in both areas and we found the pros definitely outweighed any cons. Lovely garden exterior. Washer/Dryer very useful, and pool was lovely. We would definitely stay here again!
Feb 2012
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Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 778 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Free, unlimited wifi provided within unit.


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average rating of 4.633333 based on 33 reviews

Excellent location with all the amenities.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Mele Moana condominium immensely. The accommodations were very comfortable and roomy and the location is excellent. Less than a ten minute walk to Poipu Beach, the condo is located in a quiet area and eliminated the need to drive to the beach. It also is easy to get to either the west or north shore scenic areas from Poipu for touring the island.

Everything we needed was available at the condo including beach chairs, mats, towels, cooler, and umbrella. The kitchen was well stocked with all needed equipment and the dining area afforded a view outside to the ocean. King-size bed was very comfortable and the sound of the ocean was very relaxing to fall asleep (and wake up) to. The view of the ocean was great from every room and we enjoyed having coffee on the lanai each morning and reading in the afternoons while relaxing.

The small condo complex had a nice pool that was not busy and had full sun for most of the day. There is a barbeque area with all the needed utensils that we took advantage of for burgers one night. Parking spots were tight - would not recommend a huge rental car - but each unit had an assigned space which worked out great.

In summary, we would recommend Mele Moana condo and look forward to a future visit.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another great stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Mele Moana and it was wonderful once again! Best location in Poipu, easy walk to beaches and trails to go watch the sunrise, watch the Humpbacks from the deck, and enjoy a fully stocked condo! I highly recommend it!

Mahalo Ellen!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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You should stay here!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our 9 month old, and I stayed for three nights. It was so nice. The bed is comfy. Ellen was so nice and helpful in making sure we had everything we needed. She even has a pack n play there, so you don’t need to worry about bringing yours, if you’re bringing a baby. The outlook from the lanai was beautiful. It’s in the perfect spot for sunsets, whale watching, or just sitting out there to eat a meal. When you’ve never been somewhere before, you worry that the location is not going to be a good one. Poipu was such a nice area in general. Quiet, beautiful, and close to lots of restaurants and shops but not too close that you have all that traffic. The only worry we(actually only my husband)had was the fact that there was no A/C. We did NOT miss it nor did we need it. During the day, you can have the windows open to let that perfect breeze in and close them at night. It stays a great temperature. I would, and have already, recommend this place to anyone going to Kauai.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay! View was amazing, watched the whales play every evening from the balcony, short walk to the beach. The rental had everything we needed to feel comfortable. I would definitely recommend this condo and will for sure be returning!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely sunsets, conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

Ellen made the whole process very easy. The property was lovely and the condo lanai faces the sunset. My husband and I loved enjoying our supper outside and we could even see humpback whales spouting from the balcony! It's just a short walk to poipu beach where we saw a turtle while snorkeling. We also enjoyed Shipwreck beach and Gillans beach which are short drives away. All and all we had a wonderful vacation and there were no issues getting deposit back either. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very very well maintained property.

  • 5 of 5

Unit 406 was a pleasure to stay at during my Christmas stay. The property was clean and nicely decorated. There were ample supplies and really nothing left to do but enjoy the incredible views of the Pacific, relax and go for a swim. I would definitely stay at this property again in a heartbeat. Thank you Ellen! Craig

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
LIH - Lihue, Kauai
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Brennecke's Beachfront Restaurant & Deli
Nearest Golf
1.25 Miles
Poipu Bay Golf Course at Grand Hyatt
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Brennecke's Beachfront Restaurant & Deli
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Poipu Beach State Park
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Out-cleaning $130
Service charge $50
Security Deposit $200

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
General Excise I.D. and Transient Accommodations Registration #40071031
Transient Vacation Rental Registration #2211

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.