KALANI HONUA - HEAVEN ON EARTH ON THE NORTHSHORE OF KAUAI

Claudia Herfurt

Speaks english, french, german
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Claudia Herfurt

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KALANI HONUA - HEAVEN ON EARTH ON THE NORTHSHORE OF KAUAI

Kalihiwai Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio, 1 Bedroom + option of one addl. bed/bathroom (Sleeps 2-4)

Aloha and Welcome to the Anini Vista Vacation Rental!

Location! Location!! Location!!!

Make your dreams come true: This beautiful home away from home has style and charm and is the perfect island retreat. It is situated on one of the most wonderful properties on the North Shore of Kauai. Three lush and tropical acres with spectacular ocean and mountain views right above Kalihiwai Bay and Anini Beach.

The Anini Vacation Rental features a studio with kitchenette, full travertine bathroom, and a spacious lanai, plus an additional bed and bathroom, when there are 3 or 4 people in your party. The studio is part of a newly built luxury home and accommodates my guests in very private quarters with a separate entry.

Nature’s beauty is all around you! The ocean is ever present and will soothe your sleep. All my guests love this place and want to return!

A romantic hide-away for honeymooners and lovers!

An Intimate Island Wedding Location!

A family or friends dream vacation!

A Healing Retreat for One!

Watch dolphins and whales or world-class surfing right from your spacious lanai (or from your bed). Wake up to glorious sunrises. Walk to the beach. Surf or boogie-board in Kalihiwai Bay Snorkel at Anini Beach, This Kauai North Shore Estate is nestled into the beautiful hillside ridge at Kalihiwai Bay with a secluded beach right below the property at the beginning of Anini.

Nature’s beauty is all around you! The ocean is ever present and will soothe your sleep.

All my guests love this place and many have returned. Please see guest comments at 'Anini Vista Vacation Rental'

Keywords: Studio or small apartment on 3 acres, ocean view, ocean front, honeymoon, privacy

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Claudia Herfurt (Owner)
Advertiser since 1996
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About Claudia Herfurt

I am the luckiest person in the world to live on this beautiful property overlooking Kalihiwai Bay and the beginning of Anini Beach. I arrived on Kauai in 1977 and built a home in Hanalei, where I have lived for 22 years. Then I found this 3 acre piece of land and built my dream home and moved in in 2002. One wing of the main house accommodates the studio. The location is very serene and peaceful, yet close to everything on the Northshore. My guests love this place, and all want to come back, and many have returned again and again. The ocean view is breathtaking.

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Kalani Honua - Heaven on Earth on the Northshore of Kauai
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews
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Kalani Honua - Heaven on Earth on the Northshore of Kauai
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p377874vb
(808) 826-6405 (Hawaii, USA)
Kalihiwai Kauai
1

Beware, owner is not a nice person

  • 1 of 5
Upon arriving to the honeymoon cottage, we were very happy with the setting of the cottage. However, our experience after we left was very negative, and I want to warn people before they stay with Claudia. Read this before booking with her!

Overall the place is nice, there are a few minor issues
-Mini fridge is old and not good. Food is not very cold, and ice tastes awful.
-Very strange laundry policy that requires you to do laundry during prime beach hours (9am to noon only)
-you cannot walk to the beach. It is down a long road to Anini Beach Park. Claudia originally said we could walk to beach before we booked.

Our real issue is with the owner Claudia, which was a surprise because other people reviewed her favorably. Maybe it is because we are a younger married couple, but she seemed to speak down to us in a very condescending manner. She also ended up withholding money from our security deposit that was not written within contract of which both parties agreed to. When we called her to find a resolution, she immediately became an aggressive bully and even dared my husband to sue her.

Again, this is a nice private cottage, but I would not recommend it (especially if you are a younger couple) based on the way we were treated. We will never stay there again. No one should have their rights trampled on and be bullied as we were.
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Kalani Honua - Heaven on Earth on the Northshore of Kauai
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p377874vb
(808) 826-6405 (Hawaii, USA)
Kalihiwai Kauai
Davis, CA
5

Our stay at Kalani Honua

  • 5 of 5
Dear Claudia: Thank you for sharing this beautiful place(your home) with Don and me this week. We have rented vacation studios, apartments all over Europe, Mexico and the USA, and we both agree: your is the most well-equipped and well-appointed! Your attention to detail was most appreciated. We so enjoyed our time here(and loved the company of your lovely cat Anini). Mahalo! Karen and Don
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Kalani Honua - Heaven on Earth on the Northshore of Kauai
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p377874vb
(808) 826-6405 (Hawaii, USA)
Kalihiwai Kauai
Ottawa, ON, Canada
5

Paradise on Kauai

  • 5 of 5
Perched on a bluff overlooking Kalihiwai Bay, nestled among the palm trees, lush, flowering plumeria bushes and shrubs at the end of a long lane, “Kalani Honua” provides a perfect location for a private, restful and relaxing vacation on Kauai. Serenity, privacy, comfort and a breathtaking view are appropriate words to describe this property. It is spotlessly clean and immaculately maintained; a perfect location for an “escape” to Kauai. Identified as a ‘studio’, this is a large suite with excellent finishes, beautifully decorated and has everything that a couple needs for a very comfortable, quiet vacation. The view from the lanai is spectacular and with the ever present breeze, one’s mind easily drifts away to a dreamy world of peace and relaxation. We enjoyed many visits to nearby beaches and many interesting day trips to Hanalei, Poipu and Polihale State Park the west side of the island. Be sure to enjoy a lunch at each of the Café (at Common Ground), the Lighthouse Bistro near Kilauea and Kalypso Bar in Hanalei; all were great. Claudia, the owner was very helpful and accommodating, helping us to enjoy our stay in the area, contributing to a spectacular vacation in Hawaii. This truly is a paradise and we will always have fond memories of our visit to “Kalani Honua” and dreaming of the day that we can return. We highly recommend this condo to any couple who is visiting Kauai.
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Kalani Honua - Heaven on Earth on the Northshore of Kauai
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p377874vb
(808) 826-6405 (Hawaii, USA)
Kalihiwai Kauai
Eastern Townships, Québec
5

A room with an extraordinary view

  • 5 of 5
Serenity, comfort and a breathtaking view. Two minutes to Anini Beach for swimming and snorkelling. And yes! My husband did see a giant turtle as he was snorkeling. A home-base so peaceful that any day of exploring the north shore -- east or west, if you are adventurous and make the drive around the island to the amazing Waimea Canyon -- was also a day to look forward to coming back to the studio apt overlooking Kalihiwai Bay for the sound and visual treat of the ocean's constant theatre. The studio kitchenette was so cleverly planned there was all the equipment you needed to fix a meal in and eat on the lanai (balcony), or a gas barbecue for the fish or steak from the local market. Binoculars provided the chance to dolphin or whale watch. The weather at the Limahula Gardens (national tropical botanical garden on the north shore) could be hot and still; beach-hopping along the north shore might mean a heavy dose of relentless sun; a day of bicycling along the 4-mile eastside shoreline path north of Kapa'a might leave you a trifle sunburned and tired, but back at your very own lanai the breezes running across the hill and through the apartment made the days and nights wonderfully comfortable. With a stack of Kuaui guidebooks in the cupboard to inspire you. Or a wonderful soak in a lovely large tub, screened by palm tree branches at the open windows, to relax you. This is indeed a paradise.
  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Anne and Jean-Leon,

I love happy guests and appreciate your comments very much : )

Thank you and Aloha,
Claudia H
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Kalani Honua - Heaven on Earth on the Northshore of Kauai
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p377874vb
(808) 826-6405 (Hawaii, USA)
Kalihiwai Kauai
United States
5

A heavenly stay at this gorgeous location on Kauai!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed in the studio from February 20th til March 5th. We arrived after dark and awoke the next morning with a view that was awe inspiring, the waves crashing on a point of black rock and also a sandy beach with quiet waves. All our breakfasts were eaten on the deck with this view. The sunrises were fantastic. We love the north shore and have stayed there 4 times before but never had a view like this. The studio had everything we needed to prepare our breakfasts and lunches. It was immaculate and beautifully decorated. Our hostess, Claudia, was very helpful and accommodating. The landscaping around the studio is green with orchids, ginger and other flowering shrubs. We would stay here again and recommend it for those wanting a peaceful and lovely spot to stay on the north shore.
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you : ) I love happy guests and they all are.
CH
business
Kalani Honua - Heaven on Earth on the Northshore of Kauai
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p377874vb
(808) 826-6405 (Hawaii, USA)
Kalihiwai Kauai
United States
5

Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5
After arriving at the Studio Apartment - the most wonderful vacation immediately began. The property is SQUEAKY clean and in a perfect location. It was just the right amount of space for my husband and I to spend the week and feel like island natives. The view from the property is incredible - feel the breeze from the ocean each night and hear the waves and the roosters crowing. The property is close to the Hanalei and Princeville and very close to beach.

If you like to snorkel, this is a perfect location as Anini Beach and Tunnels Beach (just north of here) - have some excellent coral reefs to visit. It is also nearby a town center for shopping and restaurants.

The studio apartment has a lovely outdoor area where you can enjoy a bite to each while viewing the ocean and the lighthouse. The bed was super comfortable with immaculately cleaned linens and the bathroom included a tub,shower and large vanity. The refrigerator and sink area in the kitchen are perfect for packing a lunch for the beach or enjoying breakfast in the morning.

The owner of the property was accomodating and ensured that we had an excellent stay!

I would highly recommend this property!
  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Dear JoyL,
thank you so very much for posting your review. I LOVE happy guests : )
Aloha, Claudia
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Lihue
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Kuhio HWY
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Princeville or Kilauea
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Princeville
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Princeville or Kilauea
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Kalihiwai Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$189
$1,300
$4,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.41%
Notes The refundable security deposit is due within 5 days of booking, the rent is due 60 days prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Kalihiwai Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • CD Player
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
  • Books
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • fly fishing
  • surf fishing
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
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