This beautiful, three-bedroom/two-bath, custom home is the perfect retreat at gorgeous Anini Beach, on Kauai's lush northern shore. It comfortably accommodates six to eight persons. 'Hale La'Au Pohaku' has a distinct oriental feel, and offers 2,300 square feet of indoor floor space, plus almost 500 square feet of covered lanais. The large great room comes with Koa wood floors, doors, and cabinets, as well as a 24-foot-high, wood-paneled, cathedral ceiling, skylights, and marble and granite finishes. There are ceiling fans in every room, along with supplemental fans in each bedroom. And there's custom lighting throughout the home. Along with our nearby modern Hawaiian cottage (i.e., VRBO ID 34068 - Anini Ohana hale), together they offer 5+ bedrooms, 4 baths and comfortably sleep 12. Our address is 3663 Anini Road, Kilauea and we are TVNC-4255
Luxury home extras: The front and rear lanais have a beautiful, partial ocean and mountain view, respectively. Many beautiful, original Hawaiian art quilts (made by the owner) adorn the beds and walls. The landscaping features an abundance of tropical plantings and flowers. The large master suite has a king-size bed, and a marble bathroom with twin vanities and a luxurious shower (like 5-star hotels in the Orient). There is a separate marble Jacuzzi® room with a second entrance (from the back lanai). The other two over-sized bedrooms each have direct access to separate lanais through screened doors. They each have a queen-size bed; and they share a large marble bathroom and shower. The large, fully-equipped kitchen has koa wood cabinets, granite counter-tops, and many inset and fluorescent lights. There are three dining areas, including a large dining room on the front lanai with an ocean view.
With the modern Hawaiian cottage, Anini Ohana Hale, also on the property there are 5+ bedrm for 12 guests.
More extra features and special location info.: The home offers complementary full sized washer/dryer facilities as well as outside hot/cold shower and foot rinse.
The home is well-equipped with games, sightseeing and other books, a stereo with CD/IPOD player, a VCR/DVD with selected videos, cable TV, and complementary broadband access for wired and wireless Internet/email connections.
Directly across a quiet street is a level beach access path. In about a 75-second stroll, you can be in the water on beautiful, secluded, sandy and serene Anini Lagoon. This lovely beach is known for its double reef, making it one of the safest beaches in Hawaii for swimming and snorkeling. The soothing sound of the surf from each bedroom is a reminder of its proximity to the home. Anini Beach also features sailboarding, kite-surfing, snorkeling, fishing, charters, sea kayaking -- and a lovely park with fresh water, electricity, and pavilions for picnickers. Bird watching is great here!
A 2-person, hard-shell kayak comes with the home.
Activities : Wonderful surfing, boogie-boarding, and river kayaking are just around the point. And it's only two to three miles to the Princeville Resort area, where there are world-renowned golf courses, many shops, a supermarket, restaurants, tennis courts, helicopter rides, wagon trail rides, hiking, and biking. 2-3 miles in the other direction is Kilauea -- with its famous lighthouse, bird sanctuary, Guava Plantation, and good restaurants.
A two-person kayak is provided for free use of clients on Anini Lagoon. Excellent Bogie/skim boarding is found 3/4 mile away at Kalihiwai Beach along with fresh water swimming and kayaking in the river. Very popular surfing spot is found about 300 yards from the house just east of the Anini Reefs. Snorkeling is also excellent at Tunnels and Ke'e beachs about 7-10 miles west of Anini on the north shore. Great hiking is found on the north shore including the world famous Napali Coast hike starting at Ke'e Beach.
Anini Beach Lagoon is very protected by reefs so quite safe and great for small kids. It also has excellent snorkeling, wind surfing, fishing and kayaking. Next beach east at Kalihiwai (~1 mile) has great boogie and skim boarding and body surfing. Kalihiwai is located at river mouth for swimming to wash off salt and gorgeous rain forest kayaking. Between the beaches about 250 yards from house is excellent and locally popular surfing location.
Anini Beach is ideally located in the very middle of the north shore before the first one-lane bridge on the Kuhio Highway. This central location gives great access to Hanalei Bay, Tunnels and Ke'e Beaches and Napali Coast to the west, while still within very convenient and rapid access to mouths of Kalehewai and Kilauea Rivers and Beaches, Secret and Larsen's Beaches, Kilauea town and to the east side of Kauai for Kapa'a, Wailua River,and Lihue and further on to Poipu, Polihale Beach and Wiamea Canyon.
Other Activities: tennis, boogie boarding, wind and kite surfing
This home is a registered vacation rental. It's TVNCU # is 4255. Our on-island contact is Alicia Abergas (808-212-8932)