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Oceanfront Luxury Retreat for Two in Poipu Beach, Kauai

Betty Smith

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Betty Smith

Member since: 2009
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Calendar last updated:
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Oceanfront Luxury Retreat for Two in Poipu Beach, Kauai

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Koloa Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Step into our dream come true oceanfront condo and you won't want to leave. From the minute you open our front door and gaze at the stunning ocean views, you'll be mesmerized! We've taken great care in providing you all the comforts and amenities of home plus lots of extras.

So kick off your shoes 'Hawaiian Style', relax, and enjoy your favorite beverage on our oceanfront lanai. Watch the turtles and dolphins play, the surfers catch the waves, and experience the magnificent and memorable sunrises and sunsets on this beautiful island. Truly, this is paradise found.....so please, be our guests!

Keywords: Poipu, Condominium, oceanfront, condo, beachfront, condo complex, Kuhio Shores, oceanfront condo, waterfront, Poipu Beach

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Betty Smith (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2015

About Betty Smith

We fell in love with the south ('sunny') side of the gorgeous island of Kauai when we spent our Honeymoon here in 1978. We've been going back as much as possible ever since!

Betty Smith purchased this condo in 2006

Why Betty Smith chose Koloa

We thought our dream of one day owning our own home in Poipu was probably an 'impossible' one, but always looked for opportunities nonetheless. That day was realized when we found an availability in Kuhio Shores which is 20 feet from the ocean! After completely demolishing the interior, we remodeled and now offer our home for others to enjoy as well.

What makes this condo unique

Our home is right on the ocean with access to some of the best snorkeling, surfing and body boarding on the island. Watching the turtles frolic in the waves from the lanai and when in season, whales and dolphins as well! One of the best restaurants on the island, The Beach House, is conveniently located right next door.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Happy New Year, Betty and Bart, We have just returned on the 18th from your beautiful condo in Kauai. It was an experience that we will remember for a long time. The stunning beauty of the ocean views, the wonderful warmth, beautiful scenery and wildlife, and the friendliness of all the people we met. The delicious seafood we enjoyed, many local treats, vivid snorkeling-so amazing. It was an adventure & your accommodation made it a home away from home. Thank you once again, Stephanie and Walter
Dec 2011
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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Oceanfront Luxury Retreat for Two in Poipu Beach, Kauai
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Granbury, TX
5

Oceanfront condo-----WOW

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Kuhio Shores many times. Never have we stayed at a nicer condo than this one. Clean is the word. Updated. Everything imaginable that you could want in a kitchen is there. All the beach gear you could want. The pounding surf right outside your lanai door is amazing to sleep by. The complex is well maintained, too. And quiet. I would highly recommend this condo unit to anyone! You cannot go wrong.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Minnesota
5

Beautiful Oceanside condo

  • 5 of 5

We found this lovely, well-furnished condo to be just as advertised. It had everything we needed for cooking and exploring the island. It was nicely decorated, very clean, comfortable bed, and beach supplies to use. But what we enjoyed most was the view from our 2nd floor lanai about 30 feet from the pounding surf. We found ourselves sitting out there with a cool drink in hand, watching the surfers, the swimming turtles, and the changing colors of the water and sky during different times of the day. The moonlight on the water was the best. There was a "super moon" that week. The location is close to restaurants and roads to anywhere on the island. Although quite expensive, the Beach House Restaurant next door is excellent and has a great view of the sunset.

Although I knew it would be hot, this Minnesota girl found the upper 80's temps to be a bit too hot with no air conditioning in the condo. (Even the locals complained about the unusually hot summer.) I was thankful for the ceiling fans and 2 other fans, as well as the night time cool downs.

The owner emailed detailed directions to find this place, especially appreciated since we arrived after dark, and instructions for finding the key, the hidden TV, etc.

This is a beautiful island and be sure to see as much of it as you can. Although there are no resort-type of amenities at Kuhio Shores, it's a great place to stay and a great value.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Kalamazoo, MI.
5

Excellent Accomodations!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary on Kauai and we stayed in this wonderful condo. Betty couldn't have been more helpful and the condo was all that we could ask for! I would recommend this to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time (sounds like the snorkeling was awesome too). Come back soon! Mahalo!
5

Favorite place to stay in Hawaii - great for couples!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend (27) and I (32) took a two week tour of Maui and Kauai over new years, 2013-2014. We stayed in four different places, south and north shore Maui, and south and north shore Kauai, and this was by far our most favorite place to stay.

First, Betty provided all of the necessary information to arrive safely late at night with no issues. We got in, got a good sleep, and woke up to an amazing sunrise right on the balcony the next morning! I don't think you can find a condo in Kauai that is closer to the ocean than Kuhio Shores. The condo has amazing light from the balcony and windows facing the ocean. Kuhio Shores is shaped like an L, and this condo is on the part that you want, facing the ocean directly to the south.

We were pleasantly surprised by how nice all of the appliances were- granite counters, cable TV, and more. The bed was incredibly comfortable and you can definitely hear the ocean at night, though it's not directly next to the balcony. Waking up and eating breakfast and drinking coffee on the balcony was one of our favorite things to do. We saw turtles and whales right from our balcony.

Further, the best snorkeling we saw in Kauai was right below us, in the water outside of Kuhio Shores. If you're considering staying in the south, keep in mind it's calm and perfect in the winter, I'm not sure about the summer. And of course, vice versa for the North shore. When we went to stay in the north shore, we were a bit spoiled with how good it was in the south in January.

Either way, this place is a real gem, you can't go wrong. Book it early, and for longer than you think you need. You won't want to leave this place.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Marion, Iowa, USA
5

Great location; Comfortable accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our 2-week stay at Kuhio Shores. Being right on the south shore (a stone's throw from the Pacific), we took in every sunrise and sunset possible. One of our morning rituals was having coffee on the balcony while spotting the many sea turtles playing below. This property was clean, well-maintained, and accurately described online. The owners were very accommodating, informative, and really easy to work with. We can't wait to return and would highly recommend this unit, as it's truly paradise on earth.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Great Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week on Kaua'i. The condo is well appointed and very comfortable. We enjoyed watching the sea turtles riding the waves while eating lunch on the balcony. The beach right next to the condo was a great spot for snorkeling - in fact I think better than the famed Tunnels beach. This is a great location with fine dining and more casual restaurants just a few steps from the condo. We were a little worried about not having air conditioning, but the cross breeze and ceiling fans made for very comfortable sleeping. Also, Betty and Bart have provided some very useful travel guides, boogie boards, beach chairs etc. All of these little touches made for a wonderful holiday to celebrate my 40th birthday. Mahalo for sharing your condo!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great to hear from you and know that you had an awesome time! That's our goal, to have everyone want to come back and share our little slice of paradise!

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Car: recommended

Convenient access to deep sea fishing, whale watching and sunset sails and a quick walk up Lawai Road to the 'Spouting Horn' and Botanical Gardens. Next to Beach House Restaurant

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Rates & Availability

From $215 Per night

Koloa Condo Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Out Cleaning Fee $125.00
Refundable damage deposit $250.00
Tax Rate 13.42%
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TA# W2397560-01
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Amenities

Koloa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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