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Romantic Oceanfront Honeymoon Delite Lux-Private Cottage Hotel VIEWS-SPA-BEACH

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath + H/C outdoor shower, sleeps 2, Oceanfront Cottage/beach below

Hawaii Tax ID:TA-070-199-5008-01; GE-070-199-5008-01

'The Cottage on Kaweonui Point', located in exclusive Princeville at Hanalei Resort Community on Kauai's lush tropical North Shore, is an ocean- bluff studio cottage 20 feet from the path to Kaweonui beach cove just below.

Named simply 'The Cottage' by the architect, it's a comfortable, unique, applied-sized completely equipped studio that's also very romantic, lux -casual, private, w/ front and back lanai + a sumptuous large private outdoor spa + wondrous ocean vistas all around ... inside and out, lots of other amenities ... gas grill, outdoor H/C shower (also... of course there's an indoor bath w/tub/shower) ... easy parking just a few feet from front door, etc.

Conveniently-remote describes 'The Cottage' surrounds of ocean vistas, migrating whales, nesting Albatross, reef-feeding Green Sea turtles, ...and..., location which is a mere 1 mile to Princeville Hotels, St. Regis & Westin, Princeville Center with its super market, shops, restaurants, 1/2 mile to a world famous golf course, 1-3 miles from lots of other large and small beaches, long and short hikes, great adventures, and historic Hanalei town and Bay, & Kilauea town and Lighthouse.

Happily satisfied guests of all sorts (honeymooners, anniversary and birthday celebrants, single travelers, couples) write in "The Cottage" log book how delighted they are to have found a home-base like no other they have ever stayed in that perfectly fits their needs with views surpassing website photos.

Go to: Owner Information to see a couple of wonderful short videos !

BOOK NOW: Cherish your Kauai stay as have so many.

READ guest comments posted below, AND, also click on the 'Reviews' sub-section, and posted renter comments on website 'reviews'

'Guest Rating: ***** 5-Star. The Cottage is a perfect place for a getaway with someone you hold dear. The view is worth more, way more, than what is regularly charged to stay in "The Cottage". Also, the close proximity to everything on the north shore is a big plus!'

Paul D., Oakland, CA

'Besides the drop-dead views, location, et al, of this true 5-star lodging, we have to mention the tremendously comfortable bed, lovely quality linens, pillows, decor,... just everything is want-to-take-home-for-my-own-house GREAT!' Lois and Jim, Denver, CO

'Even more beautiful than we had been told. The peace and lack of 'hotel feel' made our honeymoon stay and us feel we really earned bragging rights to an inside track to paradise.' PAUL & JULIE, Turlock,CA

'What an inspiring setting. Gosh! It's exciting just doing nothing except being awestruck at the views, changing sky, waters on the reef. To think we were actually lucky enough to spend two weeks here! We pinch ourselves each morning.' MARY & STEVE, Milwaukee,WI

'Thanks for the terrific environment and luxurious, casual comfort. The Princeville Makai Golf course and resort facilities were so convenient-fabulous-unsurpassed as were the sightings of whales and north shore hikes.' JESSICA & ROBERT, Seattle,WA

'Your place was the ideal setting for us to rekindle the joy, love and excitement that began our marriage 25 years ago. The vistas, privacy, location on the North Shore were all awesome. We have stayed in luxurious hotels all over the world but the privacy of your place...well, it's a love nest! We will forever be grateful for sharing your home with us.' MARYBETH & MEL, Evansville, IN

'We had a fabulous time in Kauai and your remarkable site here made it very special. We spent a lot of time just watching the whales jump. Thank goodness for washing machines! We got credibility muddy from some of the best hiking we've ever done. Waking up to the beautiful sunrise behind the Lighthouse was perfect.' G.T.& ELAINE, Dallas,TX

'We had a great time on our 15th wedding anniversary. The place is private and romantic. I don't know how you did it, but, we even felt like locals and adventurers.' JOHN & KATHY, San Jose, CA

'We had a marvelous time here. 'The Cottage' has been more than we could have imagined! The view was truly incredible. This was the BEST place to honeymoon! LAUREL & DON, Spokane,WA

'The Cottage' was beyond our expectations. The views were awesome and the ambiance unique. There are few places where you can fall asleep to the crashing surf on a coral reef. We had a wonderful anniversary.' CRAIG & SUSAN, San Francisco,CA

'What a wonderful setting to enjoy our honeymoon. Your place exceeded expectations with its majestic views, prime location, charming interiors, etc. This is such a stunning island and yours was an ideal lodging from which to explore it.' SCOTT & ALISON, Providence,RI

Keywords: Cottage. Luxury, Private, Beach, Bluff Ocean views, Spa, Honeymoon, Romantic, One-Of-A-Kind

More Details

Susan Wilson
Member since: 1998
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Susan Wilson

Have fun viewing two short "vimeo" (video) . Clicking on OWNER INFORMATION section. Specific vimeo: and

Why Susan Wilson chose North Shore

'THE COTTAGE' is one-of-a-kind NON-HOTEL ... BUT with hotel views and privacy and comfort and convenience ... and ... at a very great price compared to what the St. Regis at Princeville charges for a room with a view.

What makes this cottage unique

Convenience, coupled with the WOW factor Kick + Surprise every time you open 'The Cottage' door, or, when you pop out for snorkeling at Anini reef just below at lovely, secluded, sandy Kaweonui beach cove, or, take a great warm outdoor shower, or, walk the neighborhood, or, ... do any one of the variety of adventures all of which can easily be topped off with a sit/soak in the private large comfortable spa sipping a glass of bubbly. The list goes on and on and on-- in a good way!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The Cottage" is IT: a five star un-hotel touch of Kauai exceptionalism without the price ($$$$$). Our Honeymoon a stay in "The Cottage" was genius Aloha with its views, location, privacy + spa, beach cove, etc. It's the "complete package".
May 2015
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Princeville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One full indoor luxury bathroom w/toilet and shower/tub, dressing area PLUS + another large enclosed outdoor lanai area with hot/cold shower and barbeque, sunning benches, etc.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Bed (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Queen-sized bed, large outdoor spa, small wet-bar area with all conveniences (under counter refrigerator, sink, various convenience appliances, etc, ), convenient computer set-up w/WI-FI/DSL, TV-DVD player, Bose system w/CD & radio, washer/dryer, additional refrigerator in garage, gas BBQ, H/C outdoor shower, all linens (beach towels and spa robes, hairdryer, built-in ironing center


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Romantic Oceanfront Honeymoon Delite Lux-Private Cottage Hotel VIEWS-SPA-BEACH
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Truly a slice of paradise. Susan was an excellent hostess. Well appointed cottage, breathtaking views, very clean. We loved the cottage and Princeville. The albatross were beautiful. ....Mahalo nui loa, Susan

Patrick and Tami

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, Tami and Pat, As we say in Hawaii, MAHALO NUI LOA back at you! And, mahalo for writing warm, gracious comments. Amazing fun to meet you. What connections we surprisently shared. Wonderful stuff. Me ke Aloha, Susan (owner)
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Absolutely breathtaking views from a charming beach cottage with two beautiful lanais, stunning.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this property for the week of our wedding. It was perfect! The views from everywhere in the cottage are breathtaking and we enjoyed spending time outdoors on the lanais. The sunrise from the cottage is absolutely beautiful. We enjoyed making breakfast one morning in the fully stocked kitchen and admired the gorgeous views from the dining table. The views from the hot tub are wonderful as well. My husband and I also were glad to have access to the nearby beach cove where we snorkeled one day. This property is just wonderful; quiet and comfortable with great personality. We truly hope to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great having you and your " u' i kane " (handsome husband) stay in The Cottage for the week of your wedding. Please, definitely hurry back. As we say in Hawaii, " a hui hou kaua " (until we meet again). Me Ke Aloha, Susan
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Charming with epic sunrises...

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful feeling the minute you enter this hidden gem. We enjoyed our stay very much and attention was given to every detail. The walk to the secret beach would be a little challenging for small kids and or the elderly, but worth it if you can make it. Lots of beach gear provided! We felt secluded yet protected in this safe private cumminity.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa. It warms my heart you had a great stay, and, for writing such thoughtful helpful comments, and, ... for mentioning the stunning sunrise viewing. In Hawaiian the words for greeting the morning are lyrical sounding as well, ..."Aloha, kakahiaka"... Please hurry back. Me Ke Aloha, Susan (owner)
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Wonderful, Amazing, Did not want to leave.

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Susan! We love your place.

We wish we could live there permantly.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo a nui loa for your gracious comments. E 'olu.'olu 'oe (please) e hele mai (come!) ... Come back often. Me Ke Aloha, Susan (owner)
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Perfect Honeymoon Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage is a wonderful place to get away. The views are absolutely breathtaking, even when it's raining. The location is very convenient to the Princeville shopping center, Hanalei, Anini beach and Kapa'a town. The little kitchen had everything we needed to eat breakfast at home everyday and handled a dinner or two as well! We loved that Susan provided all of our beach going needs whether it was beach chairs, snorkeling gear or footwear to walk on the lava rock. The little beach that's nearby is a nice quiet place to sit in the sun and do some snorkeling. It is a bit of a challenging path in a couple places and pretty steep in some parts to you don't want to take too much stuff with you when you go. Both the front and back lanai were great places to get some sun, read and have a morning coffee. The hot tub was an added bonus that was so nice to have at the end of a long day of exploring, hiking and adventuring! My husband and I couldn't have be happier with "the cottage" for our honeymoon retreat. We absolutely loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Callie and Kevin, it was my priviledge to have had you choose to Honeymoon in "The Cottage". Mahalo nui loa for a gracious, thoughtful, helpful review. Ho'omaika'i from a hau' oli owner. Me ke aloha, Susan
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Nice View, lovely homeowner!

  • 5 of 5

This little piece of paradise is all about the views, you can't beat them on the north coast. We sat out on deck and watched whales and also saw a variety of birds each day. It's fairly well appointed, the kitchen area is small, 2 burner stove, no oven... but Susan has made good use of the space and necessities are already provided for you, as well as, surprise basket of treats and refreshments in the frig.... all which were very welcoming. We got to meet Susan which was a special treat, it's the first time we have met a homeowner. She could not have been more lovely!

We made good use of the hot tub, we had one good night of star gazing but really appreciated it after long days of hiking. We were here in the winter time so it was more cloudy and waters were rough so most of our time was spent on land activities. We definitely want to come back to Kauai and will want to stay here! Thank you Susan for sharing your home with us!!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for your gracious welcome review. Meeting eachother was my pleasure. The world seems blessedly smaller because of it. Looking forward to your next visit. E como mai. Me Ke Aloha, Susan
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tiki Iniki, Hotels St. Regis & Westin, Pub & Pizza
Nearest Golf
Makai Golf course, 27 holes just 1/4 mile away
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Kuhio Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Hideaways, Kauai Grill, Nakea, Tiki, Foodland
Nearest Beach
beach path 20' from door/ beach cove =1/16 mile
Car: necessary

Scuba diving, Deep sea fishing, Canoeing, Sea kayaking, Wind surfing, Beachcombing, Sunbathing, Lessons in traditional Hawaiian cultural arts, Holistic Health Services and practitioners of all sorts


Rates & Availability

Princeville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
winter holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 4 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

out-clean $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.98%

Check-in NOT before 4:30 PM/ Check-out 10:30 AM
Late Check-out request, if confirmed, = $150 late check-out fee
Upon receipt of full payment, Directions to "The Cottage" and location of its key will be sent to you via E-mail.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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