WATCH THE WHALES FROLIC FROM YOUR LANAI

Dean May

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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WATCH THE WHALES FROLIC FROM YOUR LANAI

Kapaa Condo Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

One bedroom AIR CONDITIONED beachfront condominium with glorious sunrises. King sized bed with pillow top mattress in bedroom. Lanai is perfect for whale watching. A newly remodeled full size kitchen with new cabinets, appliances, and granite counter-tops. New furniture package just this year. All dishes, silverware, utensils, pots and pans are provided as well as a coffeemaker, hand mixer, blender and a toaster. Murphy bed in living area with real queen sized mattress. New paint and tile flooring. The living area has an entertainment center with 40' LCD TV, DVD, VCR, Cable TV, CD Stereo. There is also a wall safe located in the unit and it is. The Pono Kai Resort is located on the island of Kauai in the quaint town of Kapaa, and situated on 12 beachfront acres. Unspoiled tropical beaches cascading mountains and the 'Grand Canyon' of the Pacific are some of the highlights that make Kauai unique. Surrounded by swaying palms, you will find your own Hawaiian Paradise at the Pono Kai Resort.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only

Dean May

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Glenda and I have been married for 37 years and are now retired which really gives us time to travel and do the things we never had time before.

Dean May purchased this condo in 1999

On our first visit to Hawaii, we fell in love with it. We decided to purchase a condo so that we could visit as often as we wanted.

The Pono Kai resort is located in the village of Kapaa and is contently located about equal distance from the rainy North side of the Kauai and the dry South side. In addition, Kapaa offers shopping, dining and night life within each walking distance from the resort. There is also a public walking/bike path that passes in front of the Pono Kai resort and follows the beach for about 23 miles with breath taking views along the way.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Reviews

4.9
based on 23 traveler reviews

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Watch the Whales Frolic from Your Lanai
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
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Watch the Whales Frolic from Your Lanai
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Kapaa Kauai
Ramona, CA
5

ANOTHER MONTH IN PARADISE

  • 5 of 5
We just spent a month at this lovely condo. The Pono Kai is very well maintained and is centrally located. It is walking distance to shopping and restaurants and is situated on the walking/bicycle path that follows the coastline for several miles. It’s an easy, scenic walk or you can rent a bike next door and just cruise. The condo has everything you need and then some. Brenda, the housekeeper / handyperson / vacation facilitator etc., is a wealth of information. She has lived on Kauai her entire life and is full of interesting information about the island and is more than happy to answer questions. Everything was clean and well maintained. We never adjusted to the time change and were up every morning at 6 to have coffee on the lanai and watch the sunrise. We have stayed at the Pono Kai before but this was the first time in this unit. It was our favorite. A couple of new discoveries we made this trip were the Anahola Cafe and the Anahola Farmers Market, both of which had good lunches and are well worth the 5 minute drive. Anini beach park is nice but if you continue past the park, the road dead ends at a quiet little protected beach with plenty of close parking. Over the years we have done most of the tourist attractions but this trip saw one that we hadn't tried. The Kipu Ranch Adventure was a "must do" for all ages. You get the opportunity to see areas of the island only accessible via ATV. Check reviews on Yelp or Tripadvisor for Kipu Ranch, the Anahola Cafe, and the Anahola Farmers Market for more details.
  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Watch the Whales Frolic from Your Lanai
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Kapaa Kauai
Placerville, Ca.
5

PARADISE

  • 5 of 5
This was our second stay in this beautiful condo!, very clean and so comfortable! Whether you just sit on the lanai and watch the ocean or leave every day on a new adventure, you won't be disappointed. The condo is well appointed with everything you might need. It is centrally located, so you are never far from any destination. We enjoyed visiting the local sunshine markets. The tasting dinner at the Hukilau is fabulous, paired with excellent wines! We miss having our monrning coffee and fresh papaya on the lanai. Something to look forward to for next year!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Kapaa Kauai
Dayton OH
5

FANTASTIC CHOICE

  • 5 of 5
I did a lot of research before this trip as to what island to visit, when to go, where to stay and I am happy to say, this was a fantatic choice! The owners are great to work with and the condo had everything we could possibly need.

The resort grounds are clean and quiet. Pictures really don't do them justice! The location is wondering. Loved the walking/bike path, great places to eat within walking distance (loved the fish taco wagon on the beach!) and lots of great shops with freindly owners (personal fav was Hula Girl!)

This condo had privacy since it was on the third floor and offered a great view of the ocean. How wonderful to hear and see the ocean in the morning when having our coffee and in the evening with a glass of wine after a day at the many beaches on the island.

I will recommend this condo to all my friends and family! I hope to stay here again too!
  • Submitted: May 30, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
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Kapaa Kauai
Winnipeg
3

GOOD BUT NOT GREAT

  • 3 of 5
We spent a month in Kauai the island has a lot of beauty , so when here go out and see it all.
This condo was in a good location to go to all sides of the island.
Dean the owner was great to deal with and all questions were dealt with.
We felt the complex was nice but in January the pool should be heated, the weather is cooler then expected with many days of high winds and cloud.
Deans condo fit our needs very well, the only problem was not enough cutlery and dishes to have any guests over for dinner, our sister and brother I law were staying in same complex so. Would switch nights for dinner and had to constantly be washing dishes.
The ice maker did not work very well and the stove is getting a little worn.
But the bed was so comfortable so we tried not to sweat the small stuff, also could have supplied better beach chairs as hard to use such small ones.
The manager at the complex was great but front staff not to interested as we were private renters.
  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are always happy to hear from our guests. In response to your comments concerning the cutlery and dishes, we do have place settings for eight in our condo. Considering we have a maximum occupancy of four and normally accommodate two, we feel that the eight place settings are sufficient. Yes, you might have to wash dishes often but that is what the dish washer is for and we do provide free dish washer soap. Yes, the stove is showing its age but as it turns out, we are planning on replacing the stove on April 16, 2013 so future guests will have a new stove for their use. And I was a little surprised about the comment on the beach chairs because we do not provide beach chairs for our guests. However, whenever we spend time in our condo to take care of the little things that need attention, we notice that previous guests have sometimes left us with things. I am sorry the beach chairs were not to your liking but we had nothing to do with them. Glenda and I try to make our condo as comfortable as possible so our guests will have a relaxing and wonderful time on Kauai.

Dean May
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Kapaa Kauai
Byron Center MI
5

PONO KAI CONDO

  • 5 of 5
This was our 2nd time returning to this beautiful condo. The owners have made even more improvements since our last stay. They've stocked it with everything we could have possibly needed and it was very clean. The sound of the ocean waves and the beautiful sunrise each morning make me miss it already, and we've only been home 2 days. There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance, and 3 grocery stores in Kapaa, if you feel like cooking. Wireless internet was free and you don't have to pack as many clothes 'cause we had access to washers and dryers. The entire complex has many things to do and they keep the place up continuously. I strongly recommend staying here.
  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Kapaa Kauai
Yakima, WA
5

GREAT 2 WEEKS!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I wanted to go to Hawaii for our 40th anniversary and I happened on this condo. The owner, Dean, contacted me personnally and helped with setting it up. The condo was exactly as advertised EXCEPT - this was probably the best provisioned condo we have ever stayed in. It literally had everything we could have possibly needed. Every time my wife would say "I wish we had this" I would look around and find it. The Knig size bed was very comforatable and the AC made the more warm and humid nights comforatble. The walkway along the ocean front is 7 miles long and great for walking, biking, and picture taking. We found we could walk to shops, walk to restaurants and that the location in Kapa'a is central to all the spots on the island. I would recommend this place to anyone.
  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: Kayaking, Parasailing, Shopping

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Kapaa Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Season
May 16 2014 - Aug 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
$159
$1,050
$3,800
 
 
Fall Season
Sep 1 2014 - Dec 16 2014
5 night minimum stay
$149
$990
$3,550
 
 
Christmas
Dec 17 2014 - Jan 7 2015
5 night minimum stay
$169
$1,120
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$149
$990
$3,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125.00 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200.00
Tax Rate 13.5%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kapaa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Broadband Access
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Lining area - 1 queen , Murphy bed
  • Murphy bed in living area with real queen sized mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Golf
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • deepsea fishing
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
  • snorkeling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • golf
Notes:
Games, videos, beach equipment and bicycles can be checked out at the front desk area. There is also an Activity Desk to assist you in booking tourist activities. The Activity Desk sponsors an Island Briefing each Thursday and Sunday morning (8am) at the pool area. Local vendors will describe their activities (boating, Kayak trip, nature tours, etc.) and offer a '2 for 1' drawing. It's a great way to learn about KAUAI and plan your stay. - The briefing is no charge + 'free goodies'.

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