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Recent North Shore reviews

  • Unforgettable Family Vacation

    "My family of 6 (adults) stayed at Hale Kai for 7 magical days in October and we were so sad to leave on our last day! As one of the other reviewers wrote, Hale Kai changed the way we’ll plan our Hawaiian vacations forever. No more of the mega cookie-cutter resorts where you have to drive every day to a swimming beach lugging all your beach gear. The beach on this property is pretty much in the front yard! Needless to say we were out in the warm ocean practically every morning and afternoon. We appreciated the beach gear that the house provided: beach chairs, foam noodles, boards, floaters, etc. (we did bring our own snorkeling gear). The view from the balcony is unforgettable, the forest in the back calming. This is the tropics – so we saw lizards and spiders here and there (not a big deal), but the mosquitos can be bothersome. We just made sure that we’ve sprayed ourselves with mosquito repellant when we’re hanging out on the deck in the evenings. Of course, the house is fully screened so no worries when you’re inside. We were pleased with the layout of the living areas i.e. living, kitchen and dining rooms. We were able to spread out yet still be in conversation with everyone. The furnishings are what I would call “lived-in” – simple, comfortable and clean. The kitchen is roomy and has everything you need to cook, bake or clean. We found pots and pans, silverware, dining ware, serving platters, bowls, baking pans, cloth dish towels, plastic garbage bags, dishwashing liquid, cleaning spray, basic spices, etc. The weather was in the 80’s, a little warm than we expected, but the house is equipped with ceiling and floor fans in all areas so we were comfortable 24/7. The location of the house is on a quiet stretch of Anini Beach, hardly any tourists if at all. A minor inconvenience, which is not the owner’s fault, is the lack of cell phone service (there must not be any cell towers in the area). However the house provides for free Wi-Fi so we were never without internet, and had unlimited (domestic) use of the landline telephone. All in all, this was one of the best vacations my family has ever had and we definitely hope to come back soon!"
    Guest: Evelyn D. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: November 6, 2016
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  • Thank you very much for an excellent experience! We really enjoyed our stay!

    "We really enjoyed our stay at this condo. It was very clean and provided many quality perks including being in a great location, comfortable bed, adequate towel supplies and also provided awesome beach gear which was a great benefit during our stay. You could sense the condo was very well taken care of and it felt good being there. The management overseeing this property was very helpful and provided immediate support to address any of our questions or needs. The only thing that didn't make this experience over the top exceptional was that the unit did not have air conditioning but had ceiling fans. Overall it was manageable."
    Guest: tiffany s. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: August 25, 2016
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  • Spectacular!

    "Beautiful property and view; half mile to ocean; house fully furnished; kitchen stocked; accommodations for babies and children; garage loaded with fun toys, boogie boards and bikes; family had a blast; wonderful family time."
    Guest: Betty M. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 24, 2016
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  • What a great experience!

    "We chose Gilligan's to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary, and we could not have picked a better place! The entire staff was helpful and friendly, and we enjoyed our stay so much, we were sad to leave. We were looking for privacy and seclusion & found the cottage to be the perfect tranquil getaway. The new granite countertops in the kitchen looked great, and added a touch of modern flair. Everything was clean & very well maintained, and we appreciated the motion light by the front door, to help guide us back in at night. The valley gets pretty dark at night, which I quite like. Living in a metropolis area, it was a welcome thing, and contributed to the peace and country feel. Each day as we headed out, we would close the house up , & were very happy at how quickly it cooled down when we returned, & opened everything back up again. The geckos were my favorite, and other than the crowing, we got a kick out of the roosters and chickens hanging out in the yard. Tony was a breeze to work with, very accommodating, and answered all of our questions. This was our first trip to Hawaii, and the cottage was the best initiation we could have hoped for. We hope to make it back someday, as it was an unforgettable experience! Mahalo! Sarah & Brett"
    Guest: Sarah E. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 1, 2016
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