A Dream Vacation
Submitted: November 27, 2012
Stayed: November 2012
Words alone cannot express how much we enjoyed our stay at Anini Kai. Back in Iowa now it seems like a dream world. Your charming home was the perfect spot for our family. We loved everything about the home and location. The only issue was time - we all wished we could have stayed a month.
While all of the reviews are positive, none capture how truly awesome your home is. You've created an atmosphere that soothes the soul and provides family members of all ages exactly what they need. My 28 and 25 year old sons most loved hanging around the house, watching football at incredibly early hours, grilling freshly caught fish, and paddle boarding or snorkeling at the beach. They live in different cities now and enjoyed reconnecting in beach house luxury. I loved waking early to watch the sky lighten in the backyard with the silhouette of the palm tree and off in the distance the mountain/hills, while listening to waves break at the reef. My husband fed the cat that lives under the house and meows when it is hungry (but is otherwise quiet and respectful). He loved sitting on the lanai in the mornings sipping coffee. We all loved the comfortable bedding, all the open windows, and the fans.
Amazing how little humidity there is. Stunning weather. Hardly any rain (which I understand is not a good thing for locals wanting rain). Low 80's during the day, great sleeping temps in the 60's at night.
Having the beach entrance directly across the street was so convenient. You can hear the waves from the house and see the breakers off the reef through the trees. Yet, the house can be the refuge with the beach so near. This was a quiet beach with a lot of privacy.
The listing pictures are accurate - but they do not fully reveal how beautiful the home it. Very clean and well-maintained. Owner a peach in all respects. Highly recommended.
The location is perfect for hiking off Ke'es Beach, touring the Na Aini Kai gardens, watching the surf and birds at the lighthouse, and visiting Hanelie, which we did often - to eat, play, and shop. Only one of us had snorkeled before. We fell in love with it and say thousands of fish, plus sea turtles, snorkeling at Anini Beach. In addition to the wonderful setting, we made full use of the beach chairs, snorkeling equipment, boogie boards, straw beach mat, and cooler. The paddle boards we rented in Hanalie.
Family of 4 from Iowa
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children,
Helpful votes: 2/2
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