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Your 2-story vacation house with stunning ocean, mountain views

Kathy Chamberlain

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Kathy Chamberlain

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2015
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Your 2-story vacation house with stunning ocean, mountain views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Hanalei House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom 2.5 Bathroom, 2-story villa, ocean/mountain views

Hanalei Bay Villa 25 'stands out as a truly great vacation rental property', according to a recent guest. Other guests give similar complements. Read all our reviews! And visit our website for numerous photos, comments from guests, and lots of detailed info. Are you a repeat renter? You get a 10% discount.

This is a free-standing 2-story home perfectly situated to take in the beauty and recreational opportunities of Kauai's north shore. Living area and half bath are upstairs; bedrooms and 2 full baths downstairs. Master bedroom has connecting bathroom. Honeymooners love the place. Ideal for one couple or a family of four, it has all the amenities you need for an unforgettable vacation. This 2-story home has cathedral ceilings, 30 windows, 2 lanais, and a front porch. With an ocean view from the front door and mountain views from the rear, guests often rave about the villa's postcard setting.

Ease into each day with the songs of tropical birds while enjoying breakfast on a lanai with fabulous mountain views. Look out the front door for a spectacular view of the ocean. Walk 50 feet to the bluff overlook that is well-known for its sunset views--also a perfect vantage point for watching surfers, humpback whales (January-April), sea turtles and dolphins. The luxurious St. Regis Princeville Hotel, a 5-minute walk from the villa, features entertainment, shopping, and fine dining. Walk to 3 beaches or drive to the many gorgeous beaches on the island. The beach at the St. Regis, open to the public, is a short walk down a paved trail and offers excellent snorkeling, kayaking, people-watching and sun bathing. Enjoy sleeping to the sounds of gentle trade winds rustling through tropical palms; enjoy the splendor of glorious sunrises, sunsets, rainbows and waterfalls. Choose from several excellent nearby restaurants, or cook gourmet meals in the well-equipped kitchen. We hope you will be our guest!

Transient Vacation Registration # TV-2472, County of Kauai. Hawaii Tax ID W40958422-01

Note: This is not a timeshare.

Keywords: Princeville, Hanalei, Hanalei Bay Villas, Hanalei Bay villa 25, Kauai north shore, Villa, ocean view, mountain view

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  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kathy Chamberlain (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2015

About Kathy Chamberlain

Our permanent home is Washington DC but we love escaping to Kauai, especially in the winter. After visiting Kauai several times in the 1980's and falling in love with the north shore, we purchased our house in 1990, 2 years before hurricane Iniki destroyed many homes on Kauai, ours included. By 1995 it was rebuilt as a totally different (and oh so much better) house. It's worth the long trip from DC! We love to snorkel, bike, kayak, walk, and just enjoy a good book while sitting under a palm tree at the beach. You will too!

Kathy Chamberlain purchased this house in 1990

Why Kathy Chamberlain chose Hanalei

The north shore of Kauai is the most beautiful place in the world. We love Princeville because it is on a bluff overlooking the ocean-- flooding will never be a problem! The Hanalei Bay Villas are perfectly situated for the best ocean, bay and mountain views on the north shore. We bought Hanalei Bay Villa 25 for its views and easy access to beaches. We can kayak, snorkel, swim, bicycle, walk the beaches, or just read books and nap on the beach all very conveniently from our house.

What makes this house unique

Ours is a stand-alone house, so renters benefit from the privacy of having a house to themselves. It is close (but not TOO close) to the luxurious St Regis Princeville Hotel, just a 5-minute walk. Our house is not on poles like most Hanalei Bay Villas, which means we can walk out the lower lanai into the back yard for easy access to the herb garden and tropical fruit trees. There is whale-watching from the front door (Jan-April), frequent rainbows over the ocean, easy sunset watching from the bluff in front of the house. Guests often comment on how comfortable, well-equipped and nicely decorated our house is.

Why HomeAway

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
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based on 20 traveler reviews

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Your 2-story vacation house with stunning ocean, mountain views
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
Seattle, WA

Loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend, parents, and I recently stayed here and it is a GLORIOUS spot. Look out the front door: whales in the ocean! Look out the kitchen window: waterfalls in the mountains! And the lanai has a perfect view of beautiful foliage as well--and if you're lucky, you'll meet Pesky the Cardinal (and his girlfriend, who's not quite as brave as this guy!)

Many details are attended to; the owners' love of this property is apparent. I especially liked the herb garden out back--the mint, chives, dill, and lettuce were put to good use!

Two things that people should know:

--NO air-conditioning. There are fans, but when it's muggy outside, fans blow muggy air around.

--The bedrooms share a wall, which isn't soundproof.

Overall, I loved it. I'd stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you liked our place!! About the lack of air conditioning, hardly any condos on the north shore have it because the trade winds are usually more than enough to keep the air flowing. The upper level has plenty of cross ventilation, with 10 louver windows, plus a screen door and sliding glass door. Some guests have complained it's too chilly, especially in Jan-Feb. The lower level also has louvered windows-- 3 per bedroom. In 20 years of renting, this is the first time anyone complained of mugginess in February. August, maybe. But never February. I guess the trade winds took a break. Right, the wall between the 2 bedrooms are not well-insulated, so the place is better suited to 1 couple, girlfriends, friends, family of 4.
Minneapolis, MN USA

best vacation rental ever!

  • 5 of 5

This was by far the best vacation rental we've ever stayed in, and rental experience was among the easiest. I inquired about several properties in Princeville through vrbo, and received a response about this property within an hour. The price was more than fair, and the place seemed perfect for our needs, so we were off and running. I had looked at the photos and description on the vrbo page (owner's website is better), and it all seemed great, but none of the pictures do it justice. All the personal touches, and the care taken to equip the place perfectly for guests, make this place a great value, and a wonderful home base for exploring the beautiful island of Kauai. We loved that we had a whole house 2-story to ourselves. The washer/dryer, the kitchen equipment (even down to champagne gasses!) , the TV with so many channels, the library of movies, the lanai setup with a beautiful table and chairs, and ahhhh the sound of rain at night. (OK that last one is just part of being on Kauai.) They thought of everything, even including earplugs in case the early morning sounds of chickens crowing in the distance bothered us. They provided a list of their favorite beaches, farmers markets, restaurant and activities, which became our bible. But we also explored on our own of course, and we made use of the Kauai guidebooks at the villa, and guest books which contained recommendations from previous renters abut things to do on Kauai. What a vacation! I hope we can come back, and if we do, we'd love to stay at this house again.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Washington, DC

Wonderful Kauai Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at This Villa for 2 weeks in September 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed it, as always. This our 5th visit to Kauai, going back 10 years, and we always choose this villa because there is no place like it. The owners are meticulous about cleanliness, upkeep, and make sure guests have everything they need. On this visit we found that the villa had a new roof and exterior paint, plus a beautiful new lanai table and chairs. It was perfect weather for dining al fresco (on the new table), with the final glow of sunset behind the mountains and the string lights providing just the right glow for perfect ambiance. In the morning, a red cardinal would visit the lanai, hoping for a handout. He actually ate out of my hand! The ocean view out the front door is captivating, especially when a rainbow appears or a cruise ship passes in the far distance. The bluff across the street is great for watching sunsets and surfers seeking the perfect wave. We hardly ever ate at restaurants because we like to cook. Wonderful fresh ingredients are locally available, including from the backyard herb garden, and the kitchen is well-equipped for our creative efforts. Kauai farm-raised shrimp—the sweetest we ever tasted-- was our favorite meal, prepared in a variety of ways. We’re definitely coming back.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Romantic Kauai Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was great with all the essentials...beach equipment, kitchen essentials for cooking in, laundry, and during the storm there were plenty of movies to watch as well as a puzzle. The back patio had gorgeous views of the mountains and just across the street ocean views from the bluffs.

Island Favorites:

Our favorite beach for swimming was Anini. We felt safe and like we wouldn't be swept out to sea! Tunnels had great snorkeling but parking was difficult and surf a bit rough. Hideaways just below the house was gorgeous! Filled with sea turtles to snorkel with but again, rough waters that kept is from adventuring too far out.

We hiked Waimea cyn to some small falls and swam in a swimming hole, went to Queen's Bath, visited the lighthouse, had Sunday brunch at St. Regis, shopped in Old Koloa town and visited the blow holes in Poipu. A great rainy day activity that we did was the rum tasting at Koloa Rum.

We loved the fish at The Dolphin restaurant in Hanalei, the Mac-nut crusted chicken and mango vinaigrette at Hanalei Gourmet as well as their cocktails, and the coconut shrimp at Shrimp Station. We went twice! And of course the shave ice from multiple places, smoothies from Molo'oa juice bar and fresh fruit from the farmers mkt. We visited 2 farmers mkts and picked up local honey/coffee to bring home.

Thanks again for the great communication before, during and after the trip!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Atlanta, Georgia

Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights and felt comfortable the minute we came in the door. The view from the kitchen window and the lanai was awesome. Kathy was very helpful with suggestions on things to see and do. This was a very nice home away from home!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Walhalla, South Carolina

Slice of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We stayed two weeks at this property. This villa is well equipped with everything from snorkel gear to an herb garden. The kitchen had everything you need to cook a meal, save the left overs, chop your fresh fruit with nice knives and an out of this world Kitchen Aid blender for smoothies! Oh, and I left out a view that makes you want to do the dishes so you can look out the window. Bathroom towels, sheets for beds, paper towels, toilet paper, soap, shampoo were all available if you need them. Everything you need for the beach is available for your use. The list goes on and on what is available for your use at this villa.

On the rainy days and evenings we were very comfortable watching the DVDs of movies filmed in Kauai, cable TV, Internet and free phone to call family back home.

There is a binder in the villa with local tips from the owner's that we found extremely helpful. Like, where to buy shrimp!! We enjoyed watching birds in the trees out back, the sunsets just moments away and reading the guide books for snorkeling, bird watching, etc. We even met the author of the Birds of Kauai field guide while hiking the Alakai Swamp Trail. Wouldn't have known him if the field guide wasn't in the villa.

We really enjoyed our stay at this property. The villa exceeded our expectations and they were set pretty high by the website.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway


Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
St Regis Hotel
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Makai Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Kuhio Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
St Regis Hotel
Nearest Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
St Regis Princeville Hotel
Nearest Point of Interest
Hideaways Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Black Pot Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Hanalei River
Nearest Point of Interest
Queens Bath
Nearest Point of Interest
Anini Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Hanalei Bay
Car: recommended

Zipline Tours, Stand-up paddling, Boogy-boarding, Surfing, Whale-watching (Jan-April), Relaxing on the beach


Rates & Availability

From $165 Per night

Hanalei House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes $165/night is rate for 2 people staying 7 or more nights. Damage deposit is $250.
For 2016, rate increases to $170/night. Fees increase accordingly.
Deposit is $200. Balance is due 30 days before arrival. Payable via credit card using PayPal.
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Hanalei House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Half bath is upstairs in living area. Master bath is downstairs, connected to the master bedroom. Second full bath, also downstairs, is adjacent to 2nd bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1) in master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two extra-long twin beds in second bedroom can be joined for king bed.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Herb garden, for those who love to cook Foot shower at the front steps Air swing on lower lanai

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