"Although a bit off the beaten track, this wonderful place is pure paradise - perfect location - walking distance down a flowererd path to the most stunning beaches, although the waves made it too rough to play in, watching the layers of waves, turtles and spectacular scenery on a non-busy beach was so amazing. Every time we went out, the soundtrack to Rodgers & Hammerstein's "South Pacific" kept playing in my mind.
As for the Tiki hut - it was perfect, cozy, nicely and thoughtfully decorated and given all the essentials and amenities needed. Not one, but two lanais, hot tub, fresh flowers and all. I can't imagine any place will live up to the Tiki Hut, surrounded by beautiful plants in the garden/yard. Owners (and Nugget) were friendly but they gave us privacy. Outdoor shower was great. We are now on Maui staying at more of a condo style place which has similar amenities, but so much less character, warmth and personal touch. If you like really getting away and being in true paradise, this is it! Can't think of a thing we would change. The last few miles getting there are a bit tricky at night since the roads wind and there are 1 lane bridges. If you want a resort or being around a variety of restaurants or busy beaches, this may not be for you. But if you love relaxing in nature, in a simple but charming home away from home, this is it! We loved it! Everything was as described and even better than expected. Clean and well maintained. We hope to come back! Thank you for a truly memorable get-away!
As for nearby food, we enjoyed Sushi girl, Dolphin for fresh fish, and the farmers market and Big Save for our groceries. We enjoyed cooking at home, using grill. The kitchen was well stocked with equipment. The book on Kauai was a gem. The beach chairs and towels were great. This place is near the end of the road. Waimea canyon would have been a long trek so we did a great helicopter tour out of Lihue."
Guest: Terri D.
Date of Stay: November 2016
Review Submitted: November 17, 2016