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Liz Kukulka

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Our Tropical Princeville Home Gets Rave Reviews From Our Guests! Walk to Beach!

49 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Princeville House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, extra loft, sleeps 6

With its central location and thoughtful amenities, this Kauai vacation rental is sure to exceed every expectation. If you’re looking for proof, all you have to do is read our glowing reviews. Past guests often comment that their Kauai experience would not have been the same had they stayed anywhere else.

Our vacation home, Ka Pua Hale—meaning “Blossom House”—couldn’t be better situated. The secluded Sea Lodge Beach is a short walk away, and its pristine shoreline is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, or basking in the sun. A few minutes’ drive in the opposite direction brings you to the heart of Princeville, where you can pick up fresh pineapples at the local farmers’ market or tee off at the popular Makai Golf Club. Don’t forget to visit the 2,500-acre Princeville Ranch, where you can zipline through the jungle, explore the local waterfalls on horseback, and kayak down Kauai’s picturesque Kalihiwai Stream.

After a full day of adventure, Ka Pua Hale is the perfect retreat. The house is surrounded by a lush tropical garden and a one-and-a-half-acre community park, ideal for practicing your golf stroke or watching the sunset over the volcanic mountains. The home also includes a shaded terrace with several lounge chairs and an outdoor dining area.

Inside, the cathedral ceilings and Tommy Bahama-style furnishings invite you to kick back in true Hawaiian comfort. Our vacation rental costs less than any Princeville hotel. But, unlike a hotel, you get a full private home with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an outdoor shower, and a full-sized washer and dryer. We also provide plenty of extra amenities, including mountain bikes, a high chair, a Pack ’n Play, snorkel gear, golf clubs, boogie boards, and beach chairs. And did we mention that, unlike many accommodations in the area, you can stay as few as three nights?

This popular and well-rated Kauai vacation rental is sure to book fast. Contact us today to reserve your dates!

Transient Accommodations Tax License Number: W46370025-01 State of Hawaii

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Liz Kukulka (Owner)
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

About Liz Kukulka

I love the outdoors...especially beaches! Kauai has the most spectacular beaches and they are all public! Having a busy life with work and family, Kauai is my retreat to just relax and let go. I love the people, the scenery and the weather...I am from Buffalo NY so you can understand that!!

Liz Kukulka purchased this house in 2006

Why Liz Kukulka chose Kauai

My husband and I fell in love with Kauai in 1995 and decided to buy a home to retire here. The area is great for hiking, kayaking, every kind of water sport, biking and has a very nice community feeling. Princeville has everything you need; shopping, restaurants, beaches, library, parks, bike paths and a great group of residents! Once we are ready to retire we will make it our home!

What makes this house unique

Kauai's North Shore is a beautiful tropical area with a lot of character, its unique beaches, spectacular hikes and meandering rivers for Kayaking or paddle boarding. It is a laid back, relaxed area for a tranquil rejuvenating vacation. It truly is paradise, once you come you will want to return!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home is beautiful, just like the island. We had an amazing vacation with great weather, no rain! Much better than snowy Buffalo! We did tons of great activities, hikes, whale watch etc. The seals are great and the birds in the yard were fun to watch! Your house has it all, we will return again! Mahalo!
Jan 2008
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Reviews

4.9
based on 49 traveler reviews

Our Tropical Princeville Home Gets Rave Reviews From Our Guests! Walk to Beach!
average rating of 4.9183674 based on 62 reviews
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Fully furnished tropical home on north shore of Kauai within easy drive of all beaches and amenities

  • 5 of 5

Staying in a quiet neighborhood in a beautifully decorated and well-appointed home worked out perfectly for our family of 2 young adults and 2 parents. We stayed for one week in late August and thoroughly enjoyed the island. We shopped local farmer's markets and grocery stores, did most of our own cooking in the fully equipped kitchen then set up our dining on the patio. (We replaced any supplies that we depleted.) The garage full of snorkeling and beach supplies gave us an easy and successful time for our memorable adventures to Ke'e, Tunnels, Anini, and Poi' pu beaches and we returned home to the fun and functional outdoor shower over and over. We also loved biking through the neighborhoods (just to explore or in search of the best sunset venue) using the available bicycles.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Comfy, clean, and fun!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Kauai and found the house to be perfect for our family. It was well stocked with fun beach toys that really enhanced our stay ( the yellow boogie board will have a special place in our family history since our four year old fell in love with boogie boarding on it :) . The kitchen had everything you could want and more and the overall feel of the place was warm and welcoming . Liz was super helpful and we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and mahalo for the great review! Love to hear that our guests are enjoying the house as much as we do! Can't wait to welcome you and your family back!! Liz and Dave
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5

a perfect place to play and relax!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days on the North shore of Kauai and overall had a wonderful time in this home. The house is big and beautiful and clean, and the little backyard is a delight with frequent visits from adorable exotic birds and lizards. Most importantly, the house has everything you could ever need to help you enjoy your vacation. There are many snorkel kits, boards, towels, bikes etc available for the guests as well as a broad and informative collection of guide books about the island. Perfect for those like us who didn't really prepare their trip much!! We didn't meet the owners but Liz provided helpful tips prior to our arrival and the next door neighbors were very friendly and welcoming. The only downfall _ for us _ was that Princeville itself is really a resort town, with little character and the only restaurants/bars we could find were located within big hotel resorts, time shares or golf courses. Of course, this has nothing to do with the house itself, which is awesome, and this is something we would have known if we had done more research online prior to our trip. But I thought this info may benefit other last-minute vacation planners like ourselves! Again, overall, this house has all the convenience in the world and I highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Ann and thank you for the great review, we strive to make our guests comfortable and their vacation memorable. I'm sorry you were disappointed in the Princeville area, there are other restaurants in Hanalei and Kapaa but all the great beaches are here on the North shore! I have been meaning to write my recommendations for guests and I think now I will, please consider giving the North shore another try, you won't regret it!! Liz and Dave
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We loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place. The decor and attention to detail was amazing. Everything we might have needed for fun on the island was in the garage, including beach chairs and bicycles. Liz, the owner was easy to work with and quick to respond to any questions. Definitely 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the great review! It is nice to know that all of our hard work and attention to detail pays off for our guests! We just want to make every experience the best it can be! Liz and Dave
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5

Great home base for a wonderful Kauai holiday

  • 5 of 5

A great home away from home with lots of space and all the amenities you could want or need for extended stays incl. full kitchen, bbq, patio, laundry, internet, TV, stereo, bikes, a lots of beach stuff (snorkeling gear, kids toys, umbrellas, lots of beach towels, etc.).

Princeville location is great (especially with a vehicle) with provides quick access to lots of sights, grocery, restaurants, etc. in the North, and easy drive down to the South of the island.

For those with young children, it sounds like the child's playground at Princeville is one of the few on the island and it was great for our 3.5 yr old.

Liz was very responsive and accommodating and easy to work with.

Would definitely recommend this house to others!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Mahalo for the great review! Dave and I try to provide the most comfortable setting for the best vacation experience at our home! We know it is nice to have everything there and not have to rent all those extras for your vacation. Nice to know we are reaching our goal!!
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Great house in Princeville

  • 4 of 5

The house was great, had all the extras and plenty of room for our group to spread out. It was pretty warm this week, so the only downside was no air conditioning which is pretty common on Kauai. We would definitely stay here again and recommend it to our friends.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Owner's Response: Mahalo for the great review! Sorry the heat was so bad, we'll keep that in mind and try and figure out a solution!
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Lihue
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Hanalei Bay Resort
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Makai Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
CJ's Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Sea Lodge Beach
Car: recommended

While planning your next adventure, discover the magical Island of Kauai where huge, misty mountains wind through tropical rainforests. Glimpse giant caves and waterfalls cascading down Mount Waialeale's mile-high crater. Swim in pristine beaches at every turn and hike the spectacular Napali Coast, there is something for everyone in Kauai!

Princeville is on the north Shore of Kauai, this is were the true tropical paradise exists. There is one after another of spectacular beaches to swim, surf, walk, kayak, snorkel and relax on! Annini Beach, and Hanalei Bay Beach are just 2 of our favorite beaches for family enjoyment. There is no place like the North Shore of Kauai and the quaint town of Hanalei with good food, shopping, and fun by the beach!

Whether your planning a couples getaway, an elegant Hawaiian Wedding ,honeymoon or a family vacation, our home will make the perfect location!

Golf: There’s no secret to Kauai’s spectacular golf offerings. Take the island’s lush beauty—it isn’t called the Garden Isle for nothing—and add challenging courses designed by some of the sport’s finest architects. It’s a winning combination that adds up to a true golfer’s paradise. Our vacation rental home is within walking distance to The Prince Golf Course and we provide 2 sets of golf clubs for your use!

On Kauai's North Shore, the luxurious Princeville Resort also offers a pair of courses. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the Prince Course has been rated as the top course in Hawaii by Golf Digest. The Makai Course is considered three courses in one, with the Ocean Nine being closest to the ocean; the Lakes Nine winding around serene lakes; and the Woods Nine cutting through native woodlands.

Come to Kauai to golf and stay in our vacation rental home for the best value on Kauai! The golf clubs are spread throughout the island and appeal to all levels of golfers! Come to Kauai and experience the best place in the world...stay in our Vacation Rental Home, Ka Pua Hale!

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Rates & Availability

Princeville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Holiday Pricing
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,725
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2016 - Dec 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 15 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220
$1,540
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$210
$1,470
$4,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $200 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.4%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Princeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Business Center
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • The master bath is large and incorporates a large dressing area. Double sinks with tile countertops and matching mirrors provide plenty of space for guests. The glass shower has a view out to the back gardens. Our vacation villa rental also has a second bath which is shared by the 2 guest bedrooms. It has a tub/shower combination and a singe sink. We also have an outdoor shower to use when coming in from the beach to rinse off or for long hot showers with a mountain view!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom suite with queen bed has its own lanai and dressing room with bath. Tommy Bahama decor gives a tropical feel to the room! It is large and roomy with its own TV. It also has spectacular views of the outside gardens and mountain waterfalls. Second queen bedroom also has garden views with ocean facing windows and tropical breezes. Lots of closet space and a shared bathroom! We have a desk in this room for work space if needed and a TV. The twin bedroom has a whimsical surf motif for the young at heart with roomy closets and garden views! Has TV! The loft provides a relaxing extra suite for guests! There is a comfortable sitting area and a queen aero bed with sky lights and distance views of the ocean! We also have a work station area, with interent access throughout the home, printer, copier and fax machine.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • forests
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Includes a pac n play for small children and a high chair. We have just added 2 mountain bikes which you can take a short ride to The Princeville Shopping Center, Anini Beach, Hanalei and you can take them down to the Bike Path that is recently finished in Kapaa! Wireless High Speed Internet Access, Phone, Cable TV, VCR, Stereo, CD Player, DVD Player, Three Cable TVs (living room, master bedroom, and twin bedroom) Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils provided, Toaster, Coffee Maker, Rice cooker Linens provided: Bed linens, Towels for Kitchen and Bath Hair Dryer, Iron and Ironing Board Garage, Washer, Dryer, Charcoal Grill (BBQ), 2 sets of golfs, snorkeling equipment Three Lanais with Sitting Areas and Garden/Mountain Views Cooler, Two Beach Chairs, Six Beach Towels, Four Individual Beach Mats Beautifully Landscaped Gardens No Smoking, No Pet

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