CORNER UNIT, LIKE BEING ON A BOAT, SPECTACULAR OCEANFRNT CONDO

Kristin Ellingson

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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CORNER UNIT, LIKE BEING ON A BOAT, SPECTACULAR OCEANFRNT CONDO

Poipu Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Best location in Kuhio Shores. Oceanfront - Thirty (30) feet from the ocean - rare and unique end unit. Ceiling to floor windows across the entire front of the condominium face South at the OCEAN and then wrap-around and face West toward the SUNSET and the Ocean and Coast Line under a huge Palm tree.

Re-modeled. Upgraded bi-annually. New, King size mattresses, wood floors in each bedroom, new bathroom vanity, pedestal sink. New living room furniture, new TV, new blue ray DVD.

The floors of the condominium are covered with imported one inch thick Spanish tiles except for the bedrooms which are wood. In the living room, view the ocean and sunset thru ceiling to floor windows. The walls are mirrored where there are no windows so when you stand in the middle of the living room you are surrounded by views of the Ocean. Each bedroom has a new king-size bed and a ceiling fan. The living room, dining area, and kitchen have beautiful wood ceilings and ceiling fans.

The kitchen is fully stocked, including, a crock pot, rice maker, veggie steamer, food processor,

microwave, blender, coffee maker, glass pots, metal pots and extra cups, glasses and dishes. A CHEFS DELIGHT.

Keywords: Oceanfront Condominium

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Kristin Ellingson (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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About Kristin Ellingson

We purchased the condo in 1977 and it has been enjoyed and loved by four generations.

Over 30 years of family vacation fun has been a true delight for our family. The youngest member of the clan is my eighteen year old daughter who growing up in the mountains of Wyoming, an avid skier, learned to surf on Kauai. The condo has truly been paradise for our very large clan, we love it.

Kristin Ellingson purchased this condo in 1977

Why Kristin Ellingson chose Poipu

It is the best location of any condo complex in the Hawaiin Islands, we are surrounded by the beautiful Pacific Ocean on three sides and are the closest condos to the Ocean in Hawaii.

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What makes this condo unique

The condo jets out the farthest to the ocean from the building getting you even closer to spectacular views to the east, south and west. The Perfect for whale watching, spotting giant sea turtles, enjoying the surfers, and viewing amazing sunsets. The condo has wrap around glass, floor to ceiling windows in the dining area. New furniture as of October 2013 and a recently remodeled kitchen and bathroom.

Because of the wrap around windows, a great airflow thru the condo.

A great kitchen.

Tinted windows keep the heat out before it gets inside the condo

and allows no impediment of the spectacular views.

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 35 traveler reviews

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Corner Unit, Like Being on a Boat, Spectacular Oceanfrnt Condo
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews
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Corner Unit, Like Being on a Boat, Spectacular Oceanfrnt Condo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p64823vb
307-690-3938
Poipu Kauai
Boston MA and Peterborough NH
4

We had a great time!

  • 4 of 5
My husband & I along with another couple enjoyed ourselves for almost a week at this ocean-front condo. As everyone has stated the views are phenominal (the mirrors greatly add to the viewing experience - I liked it!). The pictures are completely accurate in representing the space and views. It was definitely comfortable for the four of us.

We snorkeled at nearby Lawai Beach seeing many fish, large turtles and even a monk seal who took a rest there for half a dayl! Plus it was a good base for our sightseeing to Waimea Canyon and boat ride to the Napali coast. We predominantly hung out there either at the beach or using the lania for watching the ocean and nonstop surfers. We didn't really cook although the kitchen was outfitted if we had wanted to do so.

We would definitely recommend this condo to others with the caveat that there was no A/C. This is probably fine for the majority of people but I just have a personal preference for a very cool environment and would have prefered A/C. The afternoons got warm as we watched the daily sunsets. (They really were beautiful!) The ceiling fans were a big help in moving the air and it was cool enough for sleeping. So all in all, not a big issue at all.
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Corner Unit, Like Being on a Boat, Spectacular Oceanfrnt Condo
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307-690-3938
Poipu Kauai
Annapolis, MD
5

Great Place, Great Location

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I spent a week in this condo mid May celebrating an anniversary. Both agree that it could not have gone any better. We are in our late 20s and were primarily looking for the following on this trip: romantic getaway, beaches, swimming/snorkeling, hiking, relaxation, and food. This condo made achieving all of this easy.

Condo Views:
Right when you walk in you are overtaken by a full scale view right on top of the Pacific Ocean. Its the main thing you see straight forward from inside the condo itself. It is very nice as it has a corner unit view that I am not sure accompanies every condo here; meaning, you have the ocean view straight ahead, and the corner to the right continues this for several more feet offering a more westerly view on this south side of the island. We felt this 2nd floor location was a nice elevation over the ocean while on the balcony. If the "regular" views of the ocean were not enough to keep you entertained, turtles regularly popped up and the area several hundred feet SW of the condo is a popular surfing spot. This was very entertaining.

Condo itself:
Clean and spacious. Just the 2 of us for this 2BR and you could see this easily accommodating at least 4 ppl. The condo is designed solely around making the most of the view. The two bedrooms are big enough, as are both bathrooms. The kitchen was adequate for our needs as well. The furniture was nice with both the sofa and master bed being very comfortable. There is no AC unit but air moves through this condo fast when you open windows on both sides. Also, being so close to the ocean, you hear the waves crash while sleeping, which we though was great. Bedrooms can be a bit "dark", but to me that is desirable.

Location:
Like anywhere on Kauai, you probably need a car. Poipu had a ton of options for food/drinks (especially for just a week) and this condo is just a few minutes drive from anything down in Poipu. The north western point (furthest drive?) was probably 90 min away? But the drive is pretty and there are great stops/beaches along the way. Poipu was literally ALWAYS sunny while the rest of the island was not. Poipu was very reliable for providing a sunny beach once we ventured back south in the afternoons.

Summary:
Amazing condo in a great location. Clean, spacious, with amazing views. Would look here first if/when we return to Kauai.
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Corner Unit, Like Being on a Boat, Spectacular Oceanfrnt Condo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p64823vb
307-690-3938
Poipu Kauai
Boulder
5

Can't beat the view

Can't beat the view
  • 5 of 5
You'd pay a fortune for this kind of view at any hotel (and you'd get a tiny room). This place was perfect for our family of four. I spent every day of our trip watching the surfers at sunrise, and again at sunset right from the balcony. The Beach House restaurant directly next door is a must.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Corner Unit, Like Being on a Boat, Spectacular Oceanfrnt Condo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p64823vb
307-690-3938
Poipu Kauai
Iowa
4

Great Oceanfront Condo

  • 4 of 5
This condo is on the usually sunny south shore just south of Old Koloa Town. It is an easy walk to the Spouting Horn and National Botanical Gardens to the west and to Poipu Beach to the east, and Lawai Beach (good for snorkeling) is adjacent to the Kuhio Shores property. The Shops at Kukui`ula are also a short walk away where several top eateries and a Living Foods store can be found. The condo itself was very comfortable and the floor to ceiling glass facing the ocean made whale and dolphin watching enjoyable. The Kuhio Shores complex quieted down very nicely around 10:00 PM making for good sleeping conditions and the road noise from Lawai Drive was minimal. My wife and I were pleased and had a very relaxing time. We spent our last evening dinner at the next door Beach House restaurant, but make your reservations at least a week in advance if you want a window table at sunset.
  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Corner Unit, Like Being on a Boat, Spectacular Oceanfrnt Condo
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p64823vb
307-690-3938
Poipu Kauai
Australia
4

Hawaii 50

  • 4 of 5
We had an enjoyable stay in Poipu at Kuhio Shores. The view from the lanai was great with the surf picking up as we arrived, good viewing of local surfers. The decor was as the pictures showed. Perhaps an update of the bathrooms and bedrooms could be advantageous. Obviously you pay for the view as I thought it very expensive for the furnishings.
The kitchen was stocked with all amenities but a little disappointing that there weas no condiments or foil, cling wrap or other such sundry items.
The BBQ area surprised me in that it needed to be reworked as it was not appealing at all. No BBQs were allowed on the lanais which would have been excellent.
Kristin was very good in communicating with us to rent this property and it was clean with fans on when we arrived which was nice.
Next door you will find the Plantation restaurant which is lovely especially on sundown. But please book months ahead if you really want a table at the front or even one with a view.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Aloha Johanna, Thank you for the feedback. You definitely pay for the views. But, I recently (October) refurnished the condo and it looks great. I have also requested that my cleaning service leave spices in the condo. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and please come back to stay with us again. Mahalo - Kristin Ellingson
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Corner Unit, Like Being on a Boat, Spectacular Oceanfrnt Condo
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307-690-3938
Poipu Kauai
Spokane
5

Amazing location on beautiful Kauai

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful 8 days at your condo this month. It was our first trip to Kauai and we absolutely loved it. The location of the condo is amazing - the water is so close and the sound of the surf is so relaxing. We saw beautiful sunsets, and the surf was up for a few days, so the surfers were out in force, and we could watch it all right from the deck of the condo or from the kitchen table. We enjoyed the many nice places to eat and shop, which were all conveniently close by. This was the most relaxing vacation we have ever had. My wife says that we are definitely going to plan a return trip again and will be planning to stay at your condo.
  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
P.K.'s
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Beach House Restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Beach House Restaurant
Car: recommended

The reef in front of the condo complex is inhabited by a colony of giant sea turtles that are quite playful and fun to snorkel with. 3 of the best surf breaks in Hawaii, PK's, Centers and Acid Drop are right in front of tne condo.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Poipu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$295
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $145
Tax Rate 13.42%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone
  • Elevator
  • Towels Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Spacious bedrooms, one has en suite bath.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • cycling
  • golf
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • tennis
Notes:
A DEEP DISCOUNTED CAR IS AVAILABLE
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