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Nihi Kai 502 Premier Poipu Beach Condo

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 1-4)

Continuously updated each and every year.....

Our goal is simple in nature....

It is a top priority to make your stay seamless and comfortable.....While enjoying all that Kauai has to offer

Nihi Kai is a gem of a complex right on the shores of the great Pacific Ocean! My unit is located away from street and is very quiet and peaceful. I come every six months to aid in ensuring the quality and comfort for you and your family.

. My goal is for you to enjoy the island and not deal with infrastructure issues. Priced fairly and outfitted tastefully........

Come join the very satisfied and growing rental pool.

We are nestled just steps away from both Brenneke and Poipu Beach, it is quaint, quiet and has landscaping that rivals a botanical garden. My unit is tucked back and is very quiet for a restful sleep but close to pool and BBQ's. Spacious, warm tones and relaxing décor will greet you upon arrival.

Unit is non-smoking with ~ 1500 square feet which includes interior and exterior lanai's. Interior is roughly 1200 sq. feet.There are four Garden view lanai's with a decent partial ocean view from the upstairs lanai.

This is a great place to unwind after enjoying your favorite island activity. Dinners on the back lanai enjoying the evening air and sunset, cap off a perfect day. The kitchen is fully stocked for your convenience. High speed internet access.

Tennis courts, pool and gas barbecues available as shared amenities.

And by the way, with all that Nihi Kai/Poipu surroundings have to offer, no need to get in your car if all you are looking for is quiet time, relaxation and fresh ocean air.


Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Mike McKenna
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Mike McKenna

We had been to all of the islands except Kauai. In 2004, we ventured over and we fell in love!! We bought a year later and we have spent as much time as we can at Poipu. We know you will fall in love with what Kauai has to offer. If it is a return trip, then you already know :) We have gone to great lengths to make our place comfortable for you. Now, as a proud Grandparent, as you see in the photo.....I am ready to share Kauai with them as well Mahalo.

Mike McKenna purchased this condo in 2005

Why Mike McKenna chose Poipu

Nihi Kai is a special place. It is tucked away but so very close to all that Poipu has to offer. A short jaunt along the beautiful shore and you are at Brenneke's beach. If you love walking, you really can just park your car and within easy distance are world class hotels and restaurants. The Poipu Beach Park is adjacent to Brenneke's beach. Snorkeling, swimming, boogey boarding, surfing all right there.

What makes this condo unique

We love the relaxed atmosphere at Nihi Kai. It really is a place to recharge!. Heated pool is quaint and with a nice Ocean view. BBQ area is great for the evening and the infamous Nihi Kai wall to sit and gander at the Ocean at evening time is not to be missed! We can get to the Hotels but we love coming back to our condo and Nihi Kai!! Be sure to spend time watching the Sea Turtles across the street....



Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • castle
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom lighting and vanities have all been upgraded.....2 bathroooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Extra long, can be combined with other twin to make full size KING
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Nihi Kai 502 Premier Poipu Beach Condo
average rating of 4.928571 based on 56 reviews

Very nicely decorated & stocked with necessities.

  • 4 of 5

This was the second time I stayed at the Nihi Kai villas. This was very nice. My only problem with these villas are the stairs, otherwise they are very appealing with their lovely location & comfortable accommodations. Very nicely decorated & well kept!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I just spent 8 nights at this beautiful condo. The condo was built in the 70's but has been updated and is well maintained. The complex is well maintained as well. The kitchen has everything you need to cook meals in while on Kauai. We loved to spend a few nights out to eat but relaxed and cooked in quite a bit as well. Eating out is EXPENSIVE. I would highly recommend getting some fresh Ahi steaks or Mahi Mahi from the Koloa fish market! We had pretty strong trade winds that flowed through the unit while we were there. There is no A/C but the winds and fans (another provided amenity) kept us quite comfortable. Parking was always available and close to the building. The beach is super close and at most a 5 minutes walk. The complex has a shared outdoor grill and picnic pavilion with two gas grills. The pool was clean and well maintained with a foot wash just outside the pool and a shower inside the pool area with bathrooms. The sunsets from the beach, pool area, and Brennecke's beach restaurant were AWESOME! We saw turtles and seals everyday. Our Zodiac excursion was cancelled due to high surf so we went ziplining instead. I wasn't very excited at first but after we did it, I can't recommend it enough. We used Koloa ziplining. 8 lines with one over 1/2 mile long and 2 over a quarter of a mile. Check it out. Anyway, back to the unit and Nihi Kai in general. We loved it and can't wait to come back one day. The owner has done a great job keeping it looking nice and feeling comfortable. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anacortes, WA

A wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We spent nine nights in this condo and had a wonderful stay! The condo is one of the best values in Poipu and conveniently located near all the south shore sites. Most evenings we walked across the street to Poipu Beach to watch the sunsets (and hang out with the monk seals). We found everything we needed in the condo for an enjoyable stay. Mike has thought of almost everything, even filters for the coffee pot! All we had to do was buy groceries. The unit is clean and neat as a pin, the grounds are immaculate and the pool only a short walk away. We also made use of the BBQs, which are also conveniently nearby. We shopped around a lot before selecting this condo and at this price point it's a great deal! Thank you for an enjoyable stay! Hope to return soon!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay while in paradise! This is a very comfortable condo that has everything you need for an extended stay. Mike has thought of everything from the dishware to the coffee maker, including filters! There was nothing we needed except groceries and snorkel gear. The fans in the unit, along with a little help from the trade winds kept the temperatures comfortable. As others have said, this is a perfect south shore location and an easy walk to the beach. We watched the sunset every night, sharing the beach with the visiting monk seals. Mahalo for helping make our trip to Kauai such a pleasant one!

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

The location of this place is phenomenal, you can see Brennecke's beach from the lanai (filtered view), and can sit in the lounge chairs at the pool and practically feel the ocean mist (the ocean is across the street)! Even if you are a "really slow" walker - you can get to Po'ipu Beach in 10 - 15 minutes - took us 5. The sunsets were incredible here - and swimming with the turtles was very magical. The place was tastefully furnished and had everything you desired in the kitchen - including a crock pot! We loved the ability to use the portable fans in each room - yes there are ceiling fans too in each room. We never had a problem with parking no matter what time we came back. Very easy to get to anywhere from this place and I would recommend to anyone... definitely want to go back to this place again sometime! Also - Costco and Safeway are very close (19 minutes - go there first when you leave the airport as it is on your way to the Condo) to get all of your needs. If you forget something CVS (Longs Drugs on this island) is 5 - 7 minutes away. I ran every morning 5 - 7 miles and felt very safe exploring the surrounding area on my own. Our girls 17 and 16 loved the location too. We stayed for 6 nights and explored so many areas of the island. The owner has great manuals in the unit that you can use to find unique things to do for your enjoyment. Mahalo can't even describe our joy at finding this location!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Lovely secluded perfectly situated home, so wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing time staying in this unit with our two daughters, ages 6 and 8. The grounds are immaculate, the pool is located in a lovely location close to the beach. The second day that we were there, we saw humpback whales offshore from the pool, breaching and playing. Nihi Kai is steps from Brennecke Beach and a short walk to Poipu Beach Park. During the day, monk seals would come ashore, and evenings we would walk down to the beach and watch the sea turtles resting. We rented boogie boards and snorkeling gear from Nukumoi, and used the beach chairs, umbrella, and cooler provided by the owners nearly every day. There was even ice packs kept in freezer for us to use with the cooler. The owners have thought of everything and have gone to great lengths to keep the condo in excellent condition. The lack of air-conditioning was never an issue. We kept windows open and fans on at night and were always comfortable sleeping.

We hope to stay again in the future! what a lovely place!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $155 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 14.42%

Check in time is 2:00 PM Check out time is 10:00 AM

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.

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