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Paradise Found! Light, Spacious, Airy-Custom Ocean Bluff Home w/ 3 Master Suites

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Master Suites (3 bedrooms w/attached private bathrooms). Sleeps 10.

Located on Punahele Point, one of Princeville's most desirable neighborhoods, Hale Pukana La (the House of Sunlight), offers the ultimate in tropical living! With three master suites, this house is ideal for larger families or couples traveling together. Architectural notes include cathedral ceilings, skylights, ceiling fans in every room and graceful columns surrounding the sunken living room and adjacent family room.

This really is a wonderful house, with fine art, beautiful furniture, and a gourmet kitchen. Two of the suites feature king beds and walk-in closets, the third has a queen bed, and there is a giant bean bag chair that converts into a queen-sized bed in the family room (perfect for kids - or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and even a Pack 'N Play for infants. There are five TVs (one in the family room, one in the breakfast nook, and small TVs in each of the bedrooms), three DVD players, a very large assortment of DVDs, several guide books on Kauai, two CD players and a surround-sound Bose system in the living and family rooms. One bathroom features a deep tub and another has a large step-down shower and double sinks. We are the closest house to the path to Queen's Bath and the beautiful waterfalls you pass on the walk down to the ocean - through a gorgeous tropical jungle!

Location is Everything! Hale Pukana La is located on a quiet cul-de-sac above Queen’s Bath, a natural lava pool filled with tropical fish and protected from ocean currents during low tide. The path to Queen’s Bath runs behind the property. It is less than half a mile to the St. Regis Resort with incredible restaurants, a nice bar, breathtaking views, and a gorgeous beach which is open to the public. World-class golf, tennis, island entertainment and idyllic sandy beaches are nearby. There are miles of hiking and bike trails, wildlife refuges and botanical gardens. You can arrange for a private guided jungle hike, waterfall excursion, jeep adventure or helicopter tour. A large playground and the beautiful Princeville library are less than a mile away. The Princeville Shopping Center provides groceries, movie rentals, shops and dining for all tastes. We also have a housekeeper who lives right in Princeville, so she is available to quickly address any issues.

The Fabulous Fun Pack - We Offer Something For Everyone!: What is a “fun pack”? It is all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, a surf board, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, a few bicycles, portable grill, beach bags and mats, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs, beach toys, and other items. (The beach items and bikes are kept in the garage.) We also have free WIFI, lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, and a hammock and gas grill available for your use at the house. There are five TVs (one in the family room, one in the breakfast nook and small TVs in each bedroom), three DVD players, a large assortment of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, lots of novels to borrow, and a few tourist books on Kauai. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time! This will save you time, energy and money - no need to bring these items from home or rent them on the island!

We also provide free high speed wireless internet. There is a nice desk in one of the master bedrooms, complete with a printer and copier just in case you have to do a little work while in paradise (like I sometimes do...!). There is a gourmet kitchen complete with a Belgium waffle maker, coffee grinder, crock pot, high end cookware, vegetable steamer, blenders, a double oven, and two rice cookers. Eat in the formal dining room or in the kitchen nook. We also have a large gas grill, seating for eight, and a comfortable hammock outside. There is a Jacuzzi tub in one of the bathrooms and a step down shower in another. Hale Pukana La caters to many tastes - with something for everyone! This is paradise!

More Details

Owner
Anna Graves
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Anna Graves

Our family loves to travel - but there is no place we love more than Kauai! My husband and I stayed on Kauai on our honeymoon, took a timeshare tour to get discounts on helicopter rides, kayak rentals, horseback excursions, etc., and wound up buying the timeshare. We returned to Kauai every year after that and realized we loved it so much, we had to buy a house on the North Shore. A few months later we became the delighted owners of Hale Pukana La in Princeville. It is a magical place and we know you will love it as much as we do!

Anna Graves purchased this house in 2005

Map

Car: recommended

Welcome to Paradise! From the house you can easily walk to Queen's Bath, a unique, naturally-formed lava pool filled with tropical fish, or drive to gorgeous nearby beaches or the charming, artistic town of Hanalei. Local activities include golf at the famed Princeville courses, swimming, surfing, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, horseback riding, zodiac tours of the majestic Na Pali coast, tennis, boating, whale watching (Dec - May), kayaking on the placid waters of the Wailua River, helicopter tours, wind surfing and zip-lining. Golfers know that the Prince Course is rated by many as the No. 1 course in Hawaii, and the newly renovated Makai Course is getting rave reviews since it reopened! Other attractions include many wonderful restaurants, local artists, historic Hawaiian sites, stunning sunsets, breathtaking waterfalls, traditional luaus, and visits to Waimea Canyon, known as the Grand Canyon of the the Pacific. Your vacation here is almost unlimited!

One of our favorite beaches on the North Shore is Ke’e Beach which is at the end of Route 560. Ke’e is in Ha’ena State Park and is great for swimming and snorkeling - often with sea turtles!

The house itself is truly beautiful with fine art, comfortable furniture and a wonderful location. Here are some extras that set us apart:

*We have a housekeeper who lives in Princeville, so she is readily available if there are any unexpected problems.

*We have a large kitchen stocked with all sorts of items which allow you to be a gourmet chef while on vacation, including a variety of spices, oils and salts. There are local farmers' markets all over the island to supply - and inspire! - you.

*We provide a full size washer and dryer, detergent and bleach for your use, and an ironing board and iron for those nights you will be visiting one of the incredible local restaurants. We recommend Bar Acuda, the Hanalei Dolphin, Bouchon, Neide's Salsa and Samba, and Postcards for dinner, Tropical Taco, Bubba's Burgers, and The Mediterranean Gourmet for lunch, and the Hanalei Wake-Up Cafe for breakfast. Live music - and great drinks - are featured several nights a week at Tahiti Nui.

Amenities

Princeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Step-down Shower, Double Sinks.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Deep tub - not a Jacuzzi.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Connecting bath with Jacuzzi tub.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Connecting bath with double sinks and step-down shower.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Connecting bath with shower.
  • Hale Pukana La has three master suites, two with king beds and one with a queen. There is a giant bean bag chair which converts into a queen bed in the family room (perfect for kids or adults - it's really comfortable!), two inflatable queen mattresses, and a deep and really comfortable sofa (plus three other couches as well). We also have a Pack 'N Play for infants. Two of the berooms have walk-in closets and all three have en suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own TV and two have DVD players.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Yard
  • 3 bicycles
  • 9 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
WE OFFER THE FAMOUS FUN CLOSET. What is a “fun closet”? It is where we keep all sorts of fun items for your vacation enjoyment: coolers, boogie boards, snorkel sets, surf board, three bikes, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrella, beach toys, bags and mats, portable grill, plastic glasses for the beach, travel mugs for warm beverages, and other items. (The beach items are kept in the garage.) There are five TVs (one in each bedroom, one in the breakfast nook and one in the family room), three DVD players, lots of DVDs, a few music CDs, a Hawaiian cook book, many novels, and several tourist books on Kauai that are available for guests. We also have lots of board games, chess sets, playing cards and puzzles in the dining room closet, free WI-FI, a large gas grill, and a hammock available for your use while at the house. Items do change due to guest use, but the number of fun items only increases over time. This will save you from needing to bring or rent these items!

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4

Beautiful Property!

  • 4 of 5

Everything as pictured, except for Queens Bath shots, which depict an idyllic almost hot tub like, scene. The path to get to QB is tortuous & the pool itself was pummeled w/ ocean swells, rain, mud & certain death should you try to get in.

A short drive to grocery & amenities, a little longer trek to Hanna Lei, beautiful.

Owner is kind & accommodating, with many added touches to enhance the time spent. We would absolutely rent this property again! Thanks Anna 💕

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was wonderful, great layout!

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful, great layout! There is more room to move about than what the pictures portray. The backyard was relaxing and enjoyable, we loved the chickens that came out everyday. The chickens do not belong to the house but are an island theme, you will see them everywhere. They are very friendly and they do not bother you, some of them are quite gorgeous. This house is steps from the Queen's bath, but before you go there please check the high tide report for that location as the waves will hit you when they come in if the tide is too high and you have the potential of being pulled back out to the ocean.

If you are looking for lots of greenery, calm and peaceful times this is the perfect spot. If you are looking to do more of the touristy things and don't mind a small drive but still want the greenery, calm and peaceful times this is the spot. Should you not want to drive you will need to book more of towards the south shore but there you will find busier times and not so much of the greenery.

The only upset that my husband had was that the jets did not work in the jetted tub. After hiking to the Hanakapi’ai Falls he was hoping for some comfort but instead I sent him for a massage! Other than that it was a perfect stay!!!!! I would definitely book this house again should I return to Kauai.

Theresa & Dave

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Perfect for our needs.

  • 5 of 5

All 3 rooms had great AC as it was really warm and humid when we were there mid-Sept, 2017. The kitchen was much bigger than the pictures do justice, plus all the dishes, cookware and of course the coffee machine were great conveniences we appreciated, too.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Spacious home in great location

  • 4 of 5

This home provided the large space and convenient location which we were looking for and in a very nice neighborhood. The bedrooms were quite large and we were so glad for the air conditioning in them. While the home has not been updated, it worked very well for our family. The caretaker was very responsive to any questions we had.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Great home for a Kauai vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Hale Pukana La had everything we needed for a great week in Kauai! Located right next to Queen's bath and a short distance to Hanalei. The kitchen was stocked with all the kitchen gadgets. Anna was very accommodating and I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Hale Pukana La

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful home. Everything is just like you see in the pictures. The kitchen had everything that we needed. The home was spacious and the three bedrooms were perfect. The location is beautiful with amazing sunsets rights across the street. Queen's Bath was breathtaking, and there are many shopping/restaurants near by. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
HAway Payments fee $70
Cleaning Fee $300
Reservation Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are for the time periods indicated and are subject to change until a contract is signed. Hawaii State Tax of 13.42% is payable on the rent charge only. Hale Pukana La operates under Hawaii Tax ID No. W72623163.

A charge of 2.5% (for US credit cards) and 3.75% (foreign credit cards) is added for payments made via HomeAway Payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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