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Ocean And Many Beaches Are A Stroll Away From This Hawaiian Cottage.

Owner/Property Manager

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights

Owner/Property Manager

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2015
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Ocean And Many Beaches Are A Stroll Away From This Hawaiian Cottage.

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights


Poipu Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths Sleeps 2-4

Hawaiian cottage - truly unique, charming, private, romantic, bright and breezy.

Stay in this Hawaiian cottage...experience the authentic island-style living. Feel the tropical breeze, inhale the fragrant scent that is in the air...enjoy the songs of the many tropical birds that will greet you...experience our style of living ....experience Hawaii and feel our ALOHA. You will NOT be disappointed!

Aloha and Welcome to our Polynesian tropical cottage! The moment you enter this truly Hawaiian home you will experience the feeling of Aloha. Perched on top of an extinct volcano, amongst 7 acres of lush, tropical landscape - overgrown with tropical flowers, trees , palms - the cottage feels more like a home inside a botanical garden rather then your typical condo.

Bright, open and full of tropical breeze this truly unique place has all that you might need to feel you ARE on vacation. Very private, the cottage has a spacious covered lanai ( deck - perfect to enjoy your morning coffee , afternoon drink or all of your meals ) , open living,dinning and kitchen area. Exceptionally furnished with Hawaiian furniture and artwork. Beautiful garden view throughout. Upstairs, there is a spacious , private master suite with its own bathroom - a king size bed with luxury mattress and bedding. Our cottage includes TV, wireless internet, washer and dryer, plenty beach towels, boogie boards, beach chairs an ice chests.

The Hawaiian cottage is truly unique, charming , private and romantic. It is a perfect place for couples celebrating their HONEYMOON as well as for those traveling with families.

For those with families - there is also a second bedroom with 2 twin beds or we can put them together for a KING size bed ( Let us know before hand ) and a second full bath. And for those traveling with another group of friends or family , and who are looking to be together but 'separate ' we also own the adjacent unit. A perfect solution for those who want to be close but still want their own space whenever it is needed.

RESORT: Located in the heart of Poipu- walking distance to Poipu's best beaches, shopping and dinning. Brenneke's Beach ( great for body boarding ) Poipu Beach ( great for swimming , snorkeling and sunset watching ) Poipu Beach Park ( perfect for all kids- babies and toddlers) Shipwreck Beach ( perfect for strolling, hiking or just 'chilling out ' )

The resort has a Hawaiian clubhouse, restrooms, sauna, ping-pong table, BBQ ,plenty of tables and lounge chairs. Large swimming pool - great for kids as well as adults wanting to swim laps. ( As there are not that many cottages the pool os very often quiet and you will find many times that you can have it all to yourself. ) There is also a tennis court for those who enjoy the sport and for golfers a very short drive ( 5 min ) to the best golf courses on Kauai.

Private parking space in not far away from the cottage.

Book this Hawaiian cottage....experience the authentic island style living. ..experience Kauai ...and experience true ALOHA! You will NOT be disappointed !

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner/Property Manager (Property Manager)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2015

About Owner/Property Manager

Hello , my name is Iwona Szajer and live on Kauai. I am originally from Poland and my husband is from Germany. We call ourselves 'gypsies' as we live in many beautiful places , and yet Kauai is always home. I arrived on Kauai in 1991 and I have made it a home for the girls. They have gone to schools here and they consider Kauai home.Tatjana , the eldest, lives on Oahu but ultimately wants to be back on Kauai. Ariella is still in school at John Hoppkins and is hoping to one day do good for humankind :-) Daniel , our son has just entered Kindergarten here on the island. We love what Kauai has given us...someone said to us once that moving here has given them an extra 10 years of life...we don't know about that , but what this place has given 'us' is many wonderful memories...we love the life style here...we hope to share some of it with you.

Owner/Property Manager purchased this condo in 1995

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Poipu

When I moved for good to Kauai in 1994 I searched for a place that would have a 'blend' of many things. I wanted a great location, a safe place for the girls to be outside, a place where I could enjoy running and hiking. A place that was private and yet where I could meet people. After many visits I found Poipu Crater and it was PERFECT! I truly felt ( and still do ) that this is Poipu's little secret . My friends and neighbors use to say that all the time. So many people in Poipu don't even know that this place exist. Before I bought this cottage, I have lived in few other units and ultimately made the decision to buy the one that I currently own. I made that decision because of the location. My unit is truly in the BEST location. I have the morning sun - I can have my breakfast on the lanai ( it's still not too hot ) and in the afternoon am able to enjoy the outside as well . My unit is perched on top of the Crater and because of its unique location it is comfortable all year round. The morning sun warms it up in the morning , the prevailing trade winds keep it cool all day and I have no or very little mosquito's! It's these small things that one can only find out after truly 'living' in the place and because I had the chance to 'try' other cottages and was lucky to be there at the time when I had choices. I chose this particular one because it is the BEST! I have LIVED there and raised my girls there for 8 years. My husband and I always envisioned ourselves retiring here...but as our family grew we had to find a bigger place. We were lucky that when the adjacent cottage went for sale , we bought it . We still have a long ways to retirement , especially now with our 5 year old, but at least we have the knowledge that one day if not us, the girls will be back in 'their' home.

Currently we live in the house 5min. from the cottage...but our hearts are still there.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Amazing relaxing stay....loved the pool , lanai and comfortable condo close to everything. Will return to Maui refreshed !
Oct 2014
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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights
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Ocean And Many Beaches Are A Stroll Away From This Hawaiian Cottage.
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 49 reviews

A Slice of Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

THis little cottage is an exceptional place to stay in Kauai. It is so tastefully decorated, and the kitchen is very well stocked. We were easily able to cook most of our meals there. When we didn't feel like cooking it was so convenient to be able to walk to Brennekes on the beach for a lovely and delicious dinner. We especially appreciate the lush and colorful setting enhanced with abundant birdsong. It's so peaceful. It is only a ten minute walk to the ocean to watch sunsets, and just a little longer to get to the swimming beach. The snorkeling at Poipu Beach is fantastic. WE were so pleased to find beach chairs and beach towels available at the condo. We couldn't be happier with our choice of a place to stay for our vacation. It was perfect. We hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Fantastic time in the "Poipu Crater"

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Poipu. The house is fantastic, very clean, beautifully decorated and has all the amenities. The time went by too fast.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Lynchburg, VA

My favorite VRBO rental anywhere

  • 5 of 5

We rented this condo for 5 days before a conference I had at the Hyatt. What a fantastic place to stay. First of all, the cottages are very spread out and the landscaping is so lush that you can forget that you are right in the center of Poipu. The condo itself is clean, beautifully decorated, and stocked with EVERYTHING you might need for vacation. There is no doubt that this is where I would want to stay if we are able to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Kalamazoo, MI

Perfect for us

  • 5 of 5

We were there for a Hyatt conference. The location was ideal. Beaches were close, dining was close. Although there were only two of us it was suitable for at least 2 more. It provided room and space that we would not have in a room at the Hyatt. We were very pleased with the accomodations and all the perks of a kitchen, the beach chairs, the Boogie boards and the comfortable bed. I would rent this place again.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Okotoks, Alberta - Canada

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

It was our first family trip to Kauai, and I'm so glad we choose this property to stay!

The cottage is beautiful, clean, nicely decorated and had everything we needed and more. We loved waking up to the singing of the tropical birds, having breakfast at the lanai, and watching the beautiful tropical scenario. Even our kids (9 and 5 years old) choose to sit and enjoy the beautiful view at the lanai than be hooked at some kind of electronic device. The property is close enough to walk to Poipu beach, but we choose not to do that, since we brought the cooler, sand toys and body boards with us every time we went to it.

Our trip to Kauai was much more fun than we've anticipated, and staying at Poipu crater just completed that wonderful time. We'll be back for sure! Thank you for sharing this wonderful place!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Monrovia, CA

Great Poipu location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family if four had a wonderful time here in Poipu Crater. The condo was clean and beautifully decorated with local island fair. The kitchen is well equipped for all your needs.(we usually do our own breakfast )

The pool is close by, and quiet, with BBQ's and ping pong. The kids enjoyed the pool several times.

We enjoyed close by activities such as the Spouting Horn, several waterfalls, kayaking, and tubing.

One of the best family vacations!!!

Thank you for letting us share your home!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for being great guests and happy you enjoyed the Cottage. Kathy


Nearest Barpub
530 Metres
Brennecke's, Hyatt
Nearest Golf
650 Miles
Poipu Bay, Kiahuna
Nearest Beach
548 Metres
Brennecke's, Poipu Beach , Shipwreck Beach
Car: recommended

Close to the ocean and a 8 minute walk to the BEST beaches on the south side of Kauai. Hawaiian cottage is located in the heart of Poipu - walking distance to not only beaches , but also shopping , dinning and spa. Great place to stay if you enjoy hiking , whale watching and running as there beautiful paths from the cottage which go along for miles.


Rates & Availability

From $185 Per night

Poipu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 4 2016
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.25%
Notes Plus 13.25 GE and TA tax
Cleaning Fee $150
REFUNDABLE Security Deposit $500

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)( could be made into a king )
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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