I don't even know where to begin .....the CoCo Cabana is pure paradise!! Down a private narrow road we knew as soon as we navigated down the road, we were going to love this place and we instantly feel in love. As we pulled up the lady that does the cleaning was just leaving, she was very pleasant and introduced us to Coco (the grounds keeper-an adorable small black cat--being the owner of 2 cats, I was very excited to see her!!) The cottage is fully equipped with anything you need (beach towels, snorkeling gear-my husband was extremely excited because there were XL snorkel flippers available, we even had sugar for our coffee in the morning!) We visited the local grocery store and utilized the kitchen for breakfast. And then we woke up the first morning ....to the ever so pleasant roosters. Not a deal breaker, but man, they're obnoxious. :) Overall, we had an excellent time at the Coco Cabana and on Kaua'i, we were a little disappointed the hammock was not on the property, it was on of the main reasons we chose the cabana.
We recommend staying on the north shore - the small Hanalei town is perfect for the "non-touristy" people. It's small, excellent restaurants - and if you are there on a Wednesday the Tahiti Nui Luau is a must!! If you are a sushi person, we recommend Hanalei Dolphin sushi. Drive to the end of the highway and snorkel at Tunnel's Beach, drive around to the south side and go to the canyon & the spouting horn, you will not be disappointed - the drive is gorgeous!!
We highly recommend the Coco Cabana - we will definitely come back!!