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Pali Ke Kua Spectacular Oceanfront condo, Bali Hai Views, Secluded Beach, Pool

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom plus Loft Suite, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4

Make yourself at home in the islands ... Welcome to Pali Ke Kua 201, a stunning corner unit with windows on three sides showcasing Bali Hai views, humpback whales (in winter), brilliant rainbows, endless ocean views, awesome mountain views and cascading waterfalls -- breathtaking scenery from every room. This is a perfect honeymoon hideaway and an ideal place to celebrate your anniversary, or any special occasion.

Your home-away-from-home was newly renovated in mid-2011 and is light and airy with soaring cathedral ceilings, a tiled entry, native Polynesian artifacts and a full library of Hawaiian/Pacific history.

The master bedroom is on the main level and has a new, firm king bed and a full bathroom with a comfortable bathtub. The bright and airy loft upstairs has two new twin beds and an additional full bathroom with a shower.

The large, slate-tiled outdoor lanai has a chaise lounge as well as a dining table and chairs for fully enjoying the magnificent views. You'll see humpback whales in winter as well as albatross and nene year-round. Nene, sometimes referred to as nene geese, are Hawaii's state bird and can be quite entertaining as they stroll around the beautiful grounds.

There are weekly farmer's markets in Hanalei Town and Kilauea so you can get some local taste treats to prepare in your fully equipped kitchen. For your convenience, the washer and dryer are on main floor.

You are surrounded by lush tropical palms, acres of lawn, and native flowers and trees with a swimming pool and jacuzzi nearby.

There is a private, paved path to a secluded, white-sand beach, Hideaways Beach, with world-class seasonal snorkeling. Also, you are just minutes from world-famous Hanalei Bay where you can enjoy crescent-shaped Hanalei Beach, ranked the #1 U.S. beach in 2009!

Outdoor activities: Enjoy kayaking the Hanalei River, surfing world-famous point breaks, mountain biking, horseback riding, zip lining, playing tennis, and hiking the Kalalau Trail along Na Pali Coast.

Nearby are several restaurants, the newly remodeled St. Regis Princeville Resort, two world-class golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Princeville Shopping Center and Princeville Library (with a great selection of books and DVDs).

Wireless DSL High-Speed Internet Access. 1 BR + Large Loft Suite / 2 BA. Sleeps 4. Non-Smoking.

More Details

Property Manager
Kauai Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Kauai Vacation Rentals

It all began with a vision. A desire to share the magical island of Kauai with the world. And, founder, Lucy Kawaihalau, has dedicated her life to that goal through Kauai Vacation Rentals. "In a vacation rental home or condo, you really feel like you're living here," reflects Lucy, "so bringing together home owners and guests to achieve the 'best fit' is only a part of our distinguished reputation. Our responsibilities are twofold. For our owners, we provide the best management and maintenance services so they can rest easy, knowing their homes are meticulously cared for, since they may be thousands of miles away from their investment. For our guests, we believe they should be treated like royalty." And, it is the respect for the guest that gained Kauai Vacation Rentals recognition throughout the world. A friendly team dedicated to serving the needs of guests, with attention to all the details, makes it all possible. "A vacation to Kauai is so meaningful," adds Lucy. "For some, it may be the trip of a lifetime. For others, it may be a yearly event. This is a splendid place to relax. Our guests are 'energized' when they go home. That's what we mean when we say, 'magical Kauai.' " This genuine business model embodies the Hawaiian word, 'Aloha,' and it has gained much recognition within the industry and business venues, including numerous awards. Many glowing articles have been written, from Kauai Business & Real Estate Magazine, Hawaii Business, and internationally distributed Travel & Leisure Magazine to famed Fortune Magazine. In fact, Lucy Kawaihalau was personally honored with coveted awards from the Small Business Administration and Kauai Chamber of Commerce for her successful business achievements. Lucy concludes, "I am deeply grateful for our recognition and awards. Yet, it is the phone call, with heartfelt and glowing remarks about a visit to Kauai from a satisfied guest that brings us great joy. Therein lies our greatest achievement."

Guestbook comments from the manager

This condo was out home base for exploring kauai's North Shore. We loved having all the comforts of home with laundry access, full kitchen and privacy. It was very quiet and perfect for couples with excellent seamless service from Kauai Vacation Rentals,
Jun 2017
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Princeville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Loft has 2 Twins
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Pali Ke Kua Spectacular Oceanfront condo, Bali Hai Views, Secluded Beach, Pool
average rating of 4.25 based on 101 reviews
Manhattan Beach, CA, USA


  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. Being a corner unit is the best. Could spend the whole day just taking in the views. The completely equipped kitchen made cooking a pleasure & easy! Beautifully decorated, it felt like a home not a rental. We had everything we needed plus the bonus of a library of books. Great walks in the neighborhood & down to the beach. We will definitely choose this particular unit on our next trip.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your vacation in our "home away from home" and look forward to welcoming you back with Aloha on your next trip to the Garden Isle. As you noted we are just steps from the beach down a private path to one of the best kept secret beaches in Kauai. The beach features some of the best snorkeling on the island as well as wonderful tide pools to explore. The surfing is wonderful, but it breaks over a reef so it is for experienced surfers only. A sandy bottom surf break can be found at adjacent beaches. For those guests who like water (but not the salty kind), there is a recently remodeled pool on site (a picture is included in this listing). The condo has a gourmet kitchen as we like to cook when we are on island. The poki bar at Foodland is a delight and fresh seafood is available daily at the Dolphin Seafood Market in Hanalei. There are weekly farmers markets in Hanalei and Kilauea so you can "eat local" for your entire stay if you desire. There are also numerous restaurants (several within walking distance) for those guests who wish to relax and sample island cuisine as prepared by the locals. The library is stocked with treasures of "island" reads including history books, geography and maps, ships logs, legends and many more that we have collected over the past twenty years. There is a flat screen TV in the unit and wireless capability also. Aloha -- until we meet again!
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Rhonda Piper

  • 1 of 5

The view from this condo is amazing. The space however is dated and worn. We were disappointed by two easy to fix conditions: the mattress and the carpeting. Though the whole unit is in need of a face-lift, the carpet should have been replaced a long time ago with hard flooring which is more typical in humid and wet climates. Who knows how old the mattress was? We planned our stay for 13 nights but decided to leave 3 nights early and go to a local resort. The rental company seemed responsive to our concerns but the owners did not. We thought this was an upscale rental contract. Instead, it was a much less experience.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha -- Thank you for submitting your feedback on our home. We are always disappointed to get a bad review as we try very hard to keep our vacationers comfortable. We do appreciate all renter comments and try to use them to make our home even more enjoyable for the next vacation renter. As noted by the reviewer, our on-island management company is very responsive to renter requests, inquiries and complaints. In this case the renter did not inform the management company of any dissatisfaction until the 10th day of their vacation. That delay was unfortunate. The renter was uncomfortable in the master bed and we could have had a new bed delivered right after their arrival if they had let us know sooner. Although we had not had prior complaints about the bed, we did purchase a new king bed after the renters made a complaint. The renters also asked for a credit for their 10-day stay in our home. We did not feel a credit was justified as they did not inform us of any problem for 10 days. When they did let us know that they had a complaint, we agreed to fix the problem immediately. Our condo is located on the upper level of the condominium complex which contributes to the amazing views noted by the reviewer. We do have hard surfaces in the foyer, kitchen and bathroom areas, but we enjoy sitting on the floor with our children and friends in the living room and bedroom areas. Carpet is much more comfortable than hardwood floors for this purpose. Additionally, a hardwood floor in an upper condo unit is unkind to the owners who live below. The occupants of the lower units hear every upstairs footstep and voice magnified through a hardwood floor. We do ask all vacation renters to observe Hawaiian custom and to remove their shoes when in the condo. We are aware that renters are on vacation and do not always remove their shoes, therefore, we have our carpets cleaned at least twice a year or more frequently if needed. Our Kauai home was remodeled less than five years ago. The pictures on the website accurately depict the home's condition, furnishings, window and floor coverings. We continue to improve the condo based on guest feedback. We appreciate suggestions that we can implement to make future guests more comfortable on their holiday. We are grateful for the many guests who have enjoyed our island home and left their compliments in our guest book. With gratitude to all our guests, The Stone Family
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San Rafael

Great fishing

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Private path to beach where the fishing is great. Snorkeling nearby also good. And at night the view for sunset is awesome. We watched whales from the balcony. Will definitely come back to this unit!! They also have a new restaurant on the premises which was great for a casual pizza dinner

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous week. This is our third trip to this particular unit at Pali Ke Kua.

As usual, spectacular. All the comforts of home but of course with the million dollar view. We were so lucky with the weather this hot hot. I'm watching the whales jump as I write this review-right from the breakfast window. Thank you to the owners for sharing their piece of bliss.

As I've mentioned in reviews before, you can't beat this unit because it is a corner unit with a view of both ocean and mountains.

Tip... Do the M, W sunrise yoga class at the Makai golf a few blocks down the street. Mahalo

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Mahalo for sharing your home. We had another lovely stay in this fabulous corner unit. I love that the condo has windows on three sides, almost a 360 degree view of ocean and mountains.

Thanks also for the snorkel gear as I hate packing all of those bulky items. We just moved right in!

This location is really the best for all the things we wanted to do....surfing, snorkeling,hiking,walking and eating of course. A few good finds this trip: taco truck at Hanalei(if Pat at the grill), fab Hawaiian taro truck on the way in to Hanalei (best homemade ginger soda), Sushi Girl at the end of the road, Dolphin for fish, and honeycomb at Banana Joes if you're lucky. But best of all, views from this condo at sunset. And the private beach access. Enjoy. Will be back in February. Aloha

PS please sign the guest book and leave any tips ( as we actually got some good ideas from others' comments)

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is the highest compliment that we could hope to receive to have you come back and choose to stay again in our home. Mahalo for your repeat visit! We also love the mountain and ocean views that are visible throughout the condo. The advantage of our corner unit is that you not only get spectacular views of the ocean (including Bali Hai, waves, whales, sunsets and rainbows), but that you get equally spectacular views of the mountains (including waterfalls, lush greenery and rainbows). Living in Colorado -- home to ski vacationers -- we know how hard it can be to pack and travel with all that "gear" so to make it easier for our guests we have provided snorkel gear, boogie board, pool floats, beach towels etc. The kitchen is fully stocked so that if you choose to cook you can have a 5-star meal on your lanai as the sun sets. If you don't want to be in the kitchen, there are many dining choices on the North Shore -- some within easy walking distance and many just minutes away by car. Many of the islands best activities are within walking distance from the condo. The beach is simply steps away down a private path. Golf, tennis, running and hiking are all within easy walking distance. Horseback riding, kayaking, zip-lining and tubing are a few minutes away by car. You are on vacation -- it is time to relax and not to commute! We have added all new lanai furniture so you can lie down and relax with a book outside or sit and watch the whales as they come spouting by. Our favorite simple pleasure is to be home for sunset as it can be truly breathtaking -- with the occasional green flash! If you do have to work while on-island, we have a wireless connection that allows you to keep in touch with business and family while you are away. We use the wireless to keep track of the surf reports and the tides. You are so right about the guest book! We love to hear what our guests have to say. All of them are so thankful to be on the island. Kauai is such a spiritual and peaceful place that you can't help but feel the "aloha" when you are here. Thank you for coming back to Pali Ke Kua #201. You are part of our island ohana (family) and we welcome you to return again and again to this magical place.
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Beverly Hills, CA

Hawaiian Immersoion with Bali Hai Backdrop: Doesn't Get Any Better Than This!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and two kids felt as though we had been transported to another era. Staying at this condo is, truly, a dream realized. With the pathway right below to the beach and ocean, the BBQ facilities, your fully equipped home, the has it all. The condo is welcoming, charming, clean, comfortable and lovely. I would recommend it to all my friends and family exept that I want our family to be able to stay again, soon! We couldn't have asked for anything more.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pizza Restaurant
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Eclectic Restaurant
Nalu Kai
Bar & Grill
Mailani Dinner Show at St. Regis Princeville
Dinner Theater
Makana Terrace-St Regis
Hawaiian Restaurant
Makai Golf Club
Pat's Taqueria
Mexican Restaurant
Hanalei Pier
Hanalei Valley Lookout
Kauai's Best Shave Ice
Lappert's Hawaii
Ice Cream Shop
North Shore General Store
Pizza Restaurant
Federico's Fresh-Mex Cuisine
Mexican Restaurant
Lotus Garden Chinese & Thai Cuisine
Thai Restaurant
The Dolphin Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Lei Petite Cafe & Bakery
Italian Restaurant
Sandwich Isle Deli
Sandwich Shop
Wishing Well Shave Ice
Dessert Shop
Postcards Cafe
Cafe Turmeric
Indian Restaurant
Kauai Burger Hanalei
Hamburger Restaurant
Hanalei Bay
Tropical Taco
Mexican Restaurant
Trucking Delicious
Pink's Creamery
Ice Cream Shop
Hanalei Wake Up Cafe
American Restaurant
Kalypso Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Chicken In A Barrel
Barbecue Restaurant
Village Snack Shop & Bakery
Breakfast Restaurant
Hanalei Bay Pizzeria
Pizza Restaurant
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Bouchons Hanalei
Pacific Rim Restaurant
Kealia Poke
Seafood Restaurant
Federico's Fresh Mex Cuisine
Mexican Restaurant
Federico's Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
The Hanalei Gourmet
Nanea Restaurant and Bar
Fusion Restaurant
Hanalei Bread Company
Bar Acuda
Tapas Restaurant
Anini Beach
Wainiha Kountry Cafe
Maniniholo Dry Cave
Namahana Cafe
Trilogy Coffee & Tea Bar
Coffee Shop
Kilauea Fish Market
Seafood Restaurant
Kauai Juice Co Kilauea
Kilauea Bakery & Pau Hana Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Nearest Airport
30.1 Miles
Lihue Airport
Car: recommended


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