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Recent Kekaha reviews

  • Perfect experience all the way around, and only one problem ....

    "The problem? You need to make sure you book excursions and outings well in advance of your arrival or you will NEVER LEAVE THIS HOUSE. It's comfortable, spacious, well furnished, thoroughly updated ... you feel like you're in Kauai back in the 30's when sugar was king, but still have all the amenities of the 21st century. When you book a year in advance there's a lot of time to worry about details. But by the time our family and an aunt arrived all the worries fell away one by one: * Isn't it a long way away from Lihue and the north shore attractions? Yes, but the island is small enough that we could make several excursions to the north and east sides and come back with plenty of time for swimming and reading at the house. * No A/C? Yes, but the front doors open to the ocean breeze and every room and lanai has one or two huge Hunter fans. It was breezy and cool every day and I had to use a blanket at night. On the day of our arrival it was humid and still, but very day afterwards we had perfect sea breezes. * Right by a highway? Yes, but with the surf running all day and night you hardly notice. You're also pretty close to the end of the road, so traffic is limited enough that we never waited more than 5 seconds before crossing over to the beach. * Can you even see the sun set into the ocean with Niihau in the way? Nope, not in July ... but the colors are so incredible and the surf so harmonious it doesn't matter. We thought about driving around to Polihale for a better view, but every night's sunset from the upper veranda or down on the rocks was perfect. * Doesn't it rain a lot in Kauai? Yes -- 450 inches a year on Mt Waialeale just a few miles away. But down in Kekaha we barely had two small showers in 11 days, and perfect weather all other times. In short, everything I worried about came to nothing. The kids had a blast naming all the geckos (Two-Tail Timmy was a favorite), my 70+ year old Aunt had no problem navigating the broad stairs and getting in our out of the pool. There was room for all of us to be together, claim a quiet hammock, or do "coffee and guitar" on a veranda. Highly recommend Sunrise Helicopter tour, Na Pali coast our with Capt Andy, a kayak/hike up the Wailea river to Secret Falls, & Koloa Zipline was an awesome experience. All made better by the fact we'd be coming back to this gracious house when done. We looked at a lot of Kauai houses: so glad we picked this one."
    Guest: michael T. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: July 10, 2016
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  • Great location but noisy

    "Pros - Great location, owner very helpful, property is very spacious, great amenities (beach gear, wifi worked great, etc.). Cons - noise (road and dogs). Good value for money and loved the large living room and bedroom. Lots of traffic on road just outside of property which makes for a lot of road noise. Neighbors next door have multiple dogs right outside bedroom window that like to bark. Overall pleased with accommodation except for noise factor."
    Guest: robin C. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 6, 2016
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  • Great Vacation Home

    "We stayed in the Hale home for 1 week and totally loved it. It was so warm and inviting like we were in our own home. It was nice to come back to after a day out sightseeing. We enjoyed the porch and peaceful mornings. It was very relaxing and perfect weather when we were there in October. We would definitely do a VRBO again. It is a beautiful home!! It was a perfect memory of celebrating our 40th Wedding Anniversary. Have recommended this to other family members and friends!!"
    Guest: Paul Z. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: December 8, 2016
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  • Great House and a Great Vacation

    "We've been coming to Shaka Hale for about 6 or 7 years now. We love the house, and love the location. It's tranquil, and in a beautiful area. The house is well appointed, especially the kitchen, which we use often to cook our own dinners after shopping at the local markets for fresh fish. We also spend a lot of our time out at Polihale beach. It's not for everyone, but we love it. We also make many excursions to Poipu, which is only 10 or 15 minutes away. Kauai definitely has a different, more laid-back vibe than the other islands, and this beautiful house fits right in. We often takes long naps on the lanai, and cook out almost every night. I hope to keep coming for another decade!"
    Guest: Angie S. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 8, 2016
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