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CONDE NAST TRAVELER TOP 5 KAUAI PICK & TOP-RATED ONLINE PROPERTY

Ross Martineau

Advertiser since: 2004
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Speaks: english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Ross Martineau

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Calendar last updated:
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CONDE NAST TRAVELER TOP 5 KAUAI PICK & TOP-RATED ONLINE PROPERTY

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Wailua Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, 1 bath, plus 2 bedroom 2 bath, sleeps 6

Hale Iki is a one bedroom, one bath cottage with Japanese decor that sleeps two. The front lanai with two teak chairs is located under the orchid festooned branches of a mango tree. In season, perfect mangos drape right over the lanai. This cottage is perfect for couples and honeymooners. The living room's large L-shaped couch is covered in Japanese kimono fabric pillows. A large teak armoire houses the t.v., dvd and Ipod/Ipad dock. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything including a new dishwasher. A teak table and chairs for eating or one can choose the outdoor bamboo Kubo (shared with the other cottage). The bedroom has a queen sized bed, bench, small dresser and Asian kimono rack. The bathroom has a full tub and shower + ventilation fan. Amenities include bamboo pavilion/Kubo, beach chairs, boogie boards, gas barbeque, cooler, hair dryer, porta-crib, booster seat and beach towels, free w-f-, cable, local phone, and stocked paper and cleaning products (kitchen and laundry). Across the garden is Meli Meli (two bedroom,) which sleeps four and also has full amenities

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Ross Martineau (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2004
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2014

About Ross Martineau

Ross and Jeff are transplants from San Francisco. We had the pleasure of staying in these cottages while on vacation and immediately fell in love with them. We are still pinching ourselves that we are now the owners of this charming and unique property. 17 Palms Kauai really is an oasis on an oasis - lush, private and only steps from the beach.

Jeff is a Bay Area native - a former CFO with a background in business management. Ross is originally from New Hampshire. His background is in theatre and fine art, having worked 9 years at the prestigious John Pence Gallery in San Francisco. Ross is now a licensed realtor with Sleeping Giant Sotheby's International Realty. This is our first mid-life crisis - we skipped the red sports car and moved directly to the tropical island.

Welcome to paradise!

Ross Martineau purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Ross Martineau chose Wailua

This is an extraordinarily central location and so close to so many nearby amenities and activities, but yet just far enough off of the beaten path to make it a true, hidden gem. Adjacent to the east shore multi-use path also means easy walking and cycling to many nearby places, not necessarily common for other properties which sets 17 Palms Kauai apart.

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014



Location and amenities! 15m from airport, walkable to beaches, food, grocery, 5m to Kapa'a, short drive up the east shore. Equipped kitchen, a/c if you need it. Great breezes through, comfy furniture and bed. Very accommodating hosts - great choice!

Room Tip: Two cottages - one bedroom and two bedrooms. Standalone and equipped for the do-it-yourself travele...

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Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple

5 of 5 stars Value

5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
Aug 2014
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Reviews

Conde Nast Traveler Top 5 Kauai Pick & Top-Rated Online Property
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Wailua Kauai
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Perfect quiet getaway.

  • 5 of 5
Our trip to Kauai was made perfect by our stay at Hale Iki. Great place, great location and great hosts in Ross and Jeff. We found the cottage exactly as pictured and would book it again in a minute. We have stayed on the Coconut Coast before and highly recommend this cottage to all ages.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Lihue
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Trees Lounge
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Wailua Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Kintaro's, Trees Lounge, Hukilau Lanai, Cafe Coco
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Wailua Bay
Car: recommended

Located along the Coconut Coast (few minutes from Kapaa town) on the east side of the island. While only a block away from both the beach and the Kinipopo Shopping Village and Coconut Marketplace, the cottages enjoy the privacy of a lushly planted and fenced garden setting. The North and South shores of Kauai are a 30 minute drive away.

Surrounded by 17 majestic palm trees, the two cottages sit at opposite sides of a lushly planted garden. Passion fruit and thumbergia vines cover the fences that enclose the property. The fruit of mango, fig, banana, lime and avocado trees are yours for the picking in season. Walk into the banana patch and take an outdoor shower. A bamboo hut (Kubo) is the ideal spot for lunch or dinner (it seats 8) or a snooze and is adjacent to bamboo covered BBQ pavilion.

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Rates & Availability

From $185 Per night

Wailua Cottage Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
out-cleaning fee $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Please visit our website for complete details, specific security deposit required, and other info. or questions you may have. Also, feel free to call us to speak in person or submit an inquiry and we will be in touch with you ASAP. Note: HST is 3 hours behind PST in the summer and 2 hours behind in the winter (Hawaii does not observe daylight savings time).
Deposit due to hold reservation with balance paid in full 60 days prior to reservation. Please visit our website for complete details and reservation form for each cottage. We accept checks, cash, wire transfers, Intuit E-Checks, PayPal (payments and credit cards which incur 3% domestic and 4% international charge).
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Amenities

Wailua Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Outside - outdoor shower
  • There is an outdoor shower on the property hidden in the banana trees plus another around the back of Hale Iki.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • 17 Palms Kauai is two Cottages: a one bedroom/one bath cottage and a two bedroom/one bath cottage. The one bedroom cottage sleeps a maximum of 2 (plus crib). The two bedroom cottage sleeps a maximum of 4 (plus crib). The cottages may be available to be rented together for up to 6 (plus 2 cribs).
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Dishwasher and washer and dryer facilities are included, along with all soap/fabric care. Our cottages are fully stocked and nothing need be purchased for the house. Just bring your clothes, and don't over pack as you probably won't wear half of what you bring (Kauai is VERY casual), and buy your own food. You'll find everything else here.

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