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Chris White

Member since: 2001
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Speaks: english

Ocean View Home at Poipu Beach, A/C

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

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Kauai House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 2 to 7

Last minute discount pricing for available dates: May 27 to Jun 1.

Aikane Kauai is among the small handful of homes at Poipu Beach and is ideal for couples, families and small groups. Our home has comfortable, high quality beds and is fully equipped with snorkel gear, boogie boards, beach chairs, free WiFi via high speed cable and lots more. It is also one of the few homes with air conditioned bedrooms (wall mounted a/c). Aikane is Hawaiian for 'friendly' which best describes this delightful beach house. Come see for yourself why our home was selected as a Lonely Planet Editor's Pick.

Bedding arrangements:

Bedroom #1: King size bed.

Bedroom #2: 2 twins or 1 king.

Bedroom #3: 2 twins or 1 king.

We have special lambs wool center pieces with a sturdy horizontal strap that keeps everything snug. We top it off with a king size mattress pad and high quality, fitted bedding which makes for very comfortable king size beds. We will have everything set up prior to your arrival.

Poipu is known as one of the best beaches for its beauty, lagoon, sunsets, warm people, safety, climate, activities, golf and restaurants. From the shallow sandy lagoon to superb snorkeling in the adjacent bay to body surfing and boogie boarding at Brennecke's Beach.

Travel Light. No need to rent, buy or pack gear. We equipped the house with about everything you might want for the beach including masks, snorkels, boogie boards, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, beach towels, coolers and more.

How sunny is Poipu? Very! Hot water and electricity for our home are provided by the abundant sun with seamless backup when needed.

Families are welcome at Aikane Kauai. We understand the creativity and inquisitiveness of children so we provide beach toys, games, dvd's and more so parents can have a relaxing time. Best of all our home is so close to several great beaches, lagoons and huge grassy play areas, you can just put on swim suits and walk to the end of the road and along the coast and you are there. No need to pile into a car and drive.

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  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Chris White (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Chris White

Chris and Theresa are the owners and managers of Aikane Kauai. Chris was raised on Kauai. Both have spent many years exploring, biking, hiking, kayaking and surfing around Kauai. Both have traveled extensively around the world and are grateful to call Kauai home.

Their philosophy for Aikane Kauai is to provide travelers clean, well equipped accommodations for a good value that people will want to return to and also recommend to their friends. Integrity and friendly professionalism with the aloha spirit are the foundation. Photographs are purposely presented to give you an honest feel for the property.

Chris and Theresa are members of the Poipu Beach Resort Association and have deep roots on Kauai. You can book Aikane with confidence.

Chris White purchased this house in 2001

Why Chris White chose Kauai

Aikane Kauai vacation home is located on the sunny side of the island and is centrally located giving you quick access to several beaches in the neighborhood, beautiful coastal walks along the nearby wild Mahaluepu Coastline with secluded beaches just east of the house, and shopping and dining nearby. The house is on a quiet side street. The nearby beaches offer great swimming and snorkeling even in the winter when Hawaii's famously large surf rolls in to the north and west coasts. The north shore is an hour to the east and north and the spectacular vistas of Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park are an hour in the opposite direction.

What makes this house unique

Aikane Kauai is locally owned, professionally managed and fully licensed with a long and very successful track record. A large percentage of our reservations are returning guests. You are welcome to consider us your personal resource for ideas and suggestions on how to get the most out of your Kauai vacation. Your e-mails and phone calls are always welcome.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Here are just a few of our many guest reviews. All are unedited. There are large time gaps between reviews as we generally do not solicit or impose on our guests for reviews. We are long time advertisers VRBO/HomeAway. We are also full time Kauai residents with a personal interest in all of our guests having an excellent experience on Kauai.
Feb 2016
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based on 9 traveler reviews

Ocean View Home at Poipu Beach, A/C
average rating of 4.888889 based on 20 reviews

Great view! A whale of a time.

  • 5 of 5

This cozy home is nestled away in a secluded spot with a great view of the ocean and is only a short walk to a wonderful snorkeling beach. We watched whales from the lanai and spent hours on the beach. I would recommend this home to anyone who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of life and just relax. We had a wonderful stay. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo! It was great to meet you all. We'd love to have you all back.
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The perfect Kauai vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

When I saw the pictures and description of this house on VRBO, I thought it could meet our needs well. My wife and I brought our 14 year-old son and her mother. Having 3 bedrooms was a necessity. The location is great, with a beautiful ocean view from the lanai, and an easy walk to the beach.

The house is clean and there is laundry, which allows you to pack lighter. There were beach chairs, water shoes, snorkels, masks and fins of varying sizes, and plenty of beach towels. The trade winds blow through the house, allowing you to keep the AC off most days. I was comfortable sleeping all but two nights without AC.

Chris was available, easy to talk to, very generous and friendly. He cut some fresh apple bananas for us, which were delicious. He also responded immediately when we had a clogged toilet (someone had flushed a bar of soap!).

The bedrooms are good size and our teenager had his own space downstairs. We loved the 2-person master shower. The outside shower was very handy for washing off that sticky sand!

There were plenty of dishes, pots and pans, we bought only a few things such as Tupperware to store fresh fruit. It is so nice to eat on the lanai with that view!

With cable TV and free wireless internet, there is no excuse for boredom. We brought our own up to date guidebooks and saw the entire island. With this house you are also in easy walking distance to the Brenneke's restaurant and deli, with a small store to get shave ice and sandwiches.

Everyone in our party had a great trip and we would highly recommend this property for your Kauai vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui for the kind review! Very happy to know you were all pleased. Your timing was perfect for bananas and mangoes :)
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Best Place on the Garden Island!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house in a great location. The homeowner was very accommodating and gracious. The house was clean, spacious, with a pretty view. Would absolutely recommend! Can't wait for next year...

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location for daily Brenneckes womp session!!

  • 5 of 5

The location is fantastic. It was so great to have the master bedroom downstairs to have a quiet separate area. Great having the grill on the deck and the outdoor shower. Loved the house and our hosts!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Austinb, Texas

Excellent, perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Our expectations were exceeded; this is a perfect place for a family, very close to Poipu Beach and Koloa. We were given excellent advice about places to visit, and the house had everything one could imagine - even snorkeling and beach gear. We stayed two weeks, and everyone, from several generations, agreed that it was perfect. It's very close to the beach, and the kids went out every night to watch the stars. The beach itself is visible from the lanai, and we really appreciated that and all that Chris and his wife Theresa did for us, even installing a new dishwasher. It's just about perfect, and I'd return in a heartbeat.

Courtney Brown

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal vacation home for a family.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for a week in this wonderful property for our 40th Anniversary Celebration. We were with our daughter, son and daughter-in-law and thier new little baby. The house accomodated us very well and the downstairs was ideal as a quiet place for the baby. The accomodations were wonderful with great facilities.

The location was ideal with quick access to the beach for fun water activites. It was also a good home base for all the island activities. I would recommend you stock up on food in Lehuie before heading to the house as the market selections close to the house are very limited.

Chris was a wondeful host and quickly took care of a couple of minor issues that came up during our stay. Thanks, Chris.

We all had great time and would love to come back to this property.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Lihue (LIH)
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Poipu Bay
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Brennecke's Beach/Poipu Beach
Car: recommended

Aikane Kauai Vacation Ocean View Home has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and A/C bedrooms. It is among the closest homes to Poipu Beach. Enjoy the convenience of staying by a variety of great snorkeling, body boarding and swimming beaches. No need to pile into a car and drive, you're already there!


Rates & Availability

Poipu House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Last minute availability
May 27 2016 - Jun 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
Last minute special
Jul 29 2016 - Aug 3 2016
4 night minimum stay
2016-17 Holidays
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 5 2017
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Outclean $250
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.42%

Vrbo/Homeaway initiated a reservation service fee in February 2016.

Please note that "Courtesy Holds" are not shown on the calendar and the 3 night minimum is allowed on a fill-in basis. Please call or write to confirm availability. Monthly rate is for 4 weeks.

7 people max. The youngest to the oldest and everyone in between are counted as people.

Cancellations: Must be in writing by e-mail. Deposits and payments are fully refundable less a $100 cancellation fee if cancellation is made at least 90 days prior to arrival. Cancellation notification within 90 days may result in forfeiture of the rent. There will be no forfeiture if I am able to re-rent to another party for the period affected by the cancellation. Trip insurance is recommended.

Last minute specials offered for open dates within 60 days.

TVR #3363. Aikane Kauai is fully permitted by state and county agencies. We are also members of Poipu Beach Resort Association.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Kauai House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2188 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Double shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - outdoor shower
  • Master bathroom has an oversized double headed shower. The second bathroom has a tub/shower. The ground floor bathroom has a zero barrier shower. There is also a hot shower outside to rinse off from the beach.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King bed OR convert to twins
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King bed OR convert to twins
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Aikane Kauai sleeps up to 6 comfortably plus 1 more on the sofa sleeper. For the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms, we have special doublers consisting of a lambs wool center piece, a sturdy strap that goes around the mattresses horizontally then topped with a quality king mattress pad to keep everything snug making for a very comfortable king size bed. Let me know your preference and I'll have everything set prior to arrival.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Air conditioned bedrooms (wall mounted A/C), full kitchen, boogie boards and beach chairs, masks and snorkels, covered parking, free wireless internet access (WiFi) and lots more.

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