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BEST! Oceanfront - NEW A/C - Corner Unit - Ocean View from every room. Fabulous

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 780 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1BR/1BA Sleeps 2

Fabulous Oceanfront - Ground Floor - Corner Unit Condo. New air conditioning just installed for your sleeping comfort. Every Room in this unique unit is oceanfront, with Ocean Views. Step outside onto your patio and stroll across the 20 foot lawn to the seawall and you are standing at the edge of P.K.'s, one of the Best Surf Breaks in all Hawaii. A few paces to your left takes you to the edge of your bay - locally called Turtle Bay - to watch the turtles move gracefully through the shallow turquoise water. Your bay is also one of the Most Desired Snorkeling Beaches on Kauai. Stroll along the waterfront to the famous Beach House Restaurant next door, where you can sip mai-tais and watch the sunset, or enjoy the White Sands and Warm Water of the beach. And this is only the beginning. The whole island beckons with its unrivalled beauty, and wide variety of activities for everyone. The perfect place for a romantic getaway or a dream vacation! Registration #40067808 Tax I.D. 770689947


Property Manager
Walt and Joy
Member since: 2005
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:
January 16, 2018

About Walt and Joy

We fell in love with Hawaii on our honeymoon over 50 years ago, but only discovered the unique beauty, drama and excitement of the Island of Kauai about 15 years ago, when our daughter Debi Joy moved there with her young family, and began a real estate sales career there. She alerted us to best locations and the best properties on the island, and we finally settled on Kuhio Shores in Poipu Beach for purchase. We all liked 'Aloha Kai', our unit 109, so much that we partnered with Debi Joy in ownership. We (Joy and Walt) have been real estate brokers in California for almost 30 years, and have bought and sold many properties, but none of them has been so simply exotic as 'Aloha Kai'.

Walt and Joy purchased this condo in 2005

Why Walt and Joy chose Poipu

Aloha Kai is as close to the water as any building on Kauai. The seawall out front is 20 feet away across the lawn. On the bayside the lawn is only 12 feet to the bay rocks and the water. So you get water views from every room, and a sense of being surrounded by the sea. The unit itself is highly upgraded with a newly installed marble floor throughout, european style cabinetry, marble shower, new kingsize bed, and all conveniences. The snorkeling bay is right beside you, and around the other side of the building is a white sand beach for swimming and sunning, and out front is the famous PK's surf break. A new shopping center just opened within easy walking distance, and the Beachhouse Restaurant is right next door featuring spectacular sunsets from the bar. Poipu is known as the 'sunny side' of Kauai. So what more could you ask?

What makes this condo unique

One of the few oceanfront air conditioned units at Poipu Beach.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We are enjoying your condo in Kauai. Great location. Nice accommodations. Surf pounding all day long. Life doesn't get much better. The stress is melting away. Take care. (e-mail to owner from Kauai.)
Aug 2007
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Amenities

Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 780 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Marble shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • This one bedroom unit sleeps 2 adults. Air conditioning just installed for your sleeping comfort when necessary. Most of the year, the gentle ocean breeze through the windows is preferable, and amazing.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Washer and Dryer Available a few steps from unit.

Reviews

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BEST! Oceanfront - NEW A/C - Corner Unit - Ocean View from every room. Fabulous
average rating of 4.90625 based on 39 reviews
5

Kauai is heaven; Kuhio Shores 109 is better than heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We've always enjoyed our stays at Kuhio Shores, but this year decided to treat ourselves & book unit 109. The corner unit is next to turtle cove, with views to the east and west, trade winds keeping us cool. A step outside the door and we could watch the surfers to the north of us.

The best part was listening to the crashing ocean from the bedroom. Lulled to sleep at night & greeted in the morning by the waves was an incredible experience.

The condo is well-stocked with comfortable furniture & complete kitchen. Unfortunately, I was sick for a few days of our stay, but was able to lie on the couch & enjoy the ocean 20 feet away. The owners (Walter & Joy) communicate quickly and have a great local person (Evie) to call with any questions or issues. We didn't have any problems, but it was great to have someone local just in case.

I almost hate to write this review; 109 is very popular, now even more folks will want to stay there!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Debra. We are so happy you loved your stay at Kuhio Shores 109. We would love to have you as our guests again. Mahalo, Joy. 😎�
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Nice views but NO privacy. People sitting on the lawn from dawn until Dark

  • 2 of 5

The property is nice but needs some updating. I suggest new pillows, sheets, towels and washcloths. Kitchen needs a better coffee maker. Basic seasonings and staples needed in the kitchen.

The decor could use updating. The decorative pillows in the living room, at the dining room table, and on the bed are worn. The overhead light over the dining table is missing and should be replaced.

These are relatively minor, though the bed is too soft and the sheets are ill fitted. The downfall is there are great views but no privacy. People leaned against our opened windows to take photos, a fisherman leaned his bike under our opened bedroom window at 6 am! Kids yelling, parents yelling at their kids. Everyone texting, taking photos, talking, and hanging around all morning and all evening right in front of our windows.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Magic of Unit 109

  • 5 of 5

One morning I awoke knowing I needed to recharge my batteries. What I wanted was to surround myself by nothing but the beat of the ocean, the calming of the stars, and the strength of the marine life on Kauai. I could go camping at Polihale, but that would involve too much preparation of which I did not have energy for. Instead and immediately, I hopped onto google and typed in “Kauai Oceanfront Rentals Koloa Poipu”. Two places caught my eye and one of them was Joy and Walt’s unit 109. Making a quick and wise decision and being in luck that 109 was available at just the right time, I booked it. Finally, the day arrived for me to pack up my linen, toothbrush and binoculars and make the 15 minute drive from Kalaheo I so looked forward to. When I arrived there I had my schedule all planned out … so I positioned the lounge chair and foot stool horizontal to the sliding glass door and froze myself in time. In a blink of an eye, 5 days later, I had observed a large turtle whom I nicknamed “Oscar” pop up like clockwork daily, several whales, a monk seal heading toward Poipu Beach, an Iwa bird fishing and a group of dolphins. After I arrived back home with a new attitude I unloaded my toothbrush from my car along with humility, grace, beauty and love. This was the best hassle free dream vacation ever !!!! Being a decades old Kauai resident I think this says everything anyone ever needs to know about the magic of Unit 109.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect place to stay in Kauai!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo!! The location is convenient, and the views are amazing! Both sunrises and sunsets are beautiful from the back patio. The sound of the waves just makes it so relaxing. Everything was perfect. We adventured during the day and loved coming back to the condo every evening and just relaxing on the patio or inside with all the windows open. We hope to come back to stay again!!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, beautiful views, quiet adult setting.

  • 5 of 5

This condo is beautifully furnished and very clean. The owners make the rental and check in very easy. The view is amazing and the location near shops and restaurants is great. Lots of beaches and snorkeling within a short drive and only 20 minutes to Lihue and the airport. Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Plush and updated unit with gorgeous views

  • 5 of 5

The waves are right outside your sliding glass door. We could see turtles from the lanai and because it is a corner unit we could take in sunrise from inside and then sit on lanai for sunset views. Well equipped kitchen for those that like to cook. Lots of toiletries in bathroom and supplies in kitchen. Comfortable furniture too for those days you want to stay in and relax to ocean sounds . We looked at many units and this one is stunning. Good rapport with owner also!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Waimea Canyon
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Barpub
BeachHouse Restaurant next door
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Kiahuna Public Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Beach House next door. Kukuiula a short walk
Nearest Beach
Beachfront - snorkeling bay frontage
Car: recommended

Kuhio Shores, at Poipu Beach on the romantic island of Kauai, known as Hawaii's Garden Island. Perfect for a romantic gataway, or a unique unforgetable adventure.

Other Activities: body-boarding, boating, kayaking, Turtles and Monk Seal, Reef-walking and Coastal exploring, shopping, Helicopter rides

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Outclean $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Charges are refundable until due date of final payment.

Manager'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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