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Gilligan's-a Secluded Honeymoon Cottage Near a Beautiful Beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 2)--close to the beach!

And not only secluded, but only a four and a half minute walk to a gorgeous and private beach! Gilligan's Beach Cottage is not like one of the houses packed into town--it is about 15 minutes east of Princeville in rural Kauai in an unspoiled, natural valley called Moloa'a. If you check it out on a map, you will find Moloa'a Bay in the upper right hand corner. Since there is very limited public parking near the beach, this beach is relatively undiscovered by tourists. Hollywood, however, did discover this idylic location in the 1960's and filmed the entire pilot episode of 'Gilligan's Island' here--thus, the name we chose.

Gilligan's Cottage is situated on a large rural lot which is filled with fruit and palm trees, to the delight of our guests. This valley is sparsely populated, and privacy and tranquility is what you will find here. Gilligan's has one bedroom, one full bath with a private outdoor Hawaiian Shower (which is very popular with our guests!). The cottage is fully modern in every way, yet still retains the charm of Old Hawaii in its plantation setting.

Moloa'a Beach--oh, the beach! Just a four and a half minute walk down a lovely paved country road. Very beautiful, very clean and very LONELY! Many times, you will be the ONLY one to be walking this beach watching turtles, picking up shells, and observing an occasional Monk seal. This is the type of setting in which you totally forget that there is a civilization!

But the nicest part--civilization is just a few minutes drive away from Gilligan's! You will notice that Moloa'a is centrally-located on Kauai, and after a day at restaurants, shopping, hiking, and touring paradise, you still have Gilligan's to come home to--only a dream away...

Keywords: Cottage,TVNC-4189, Special Permit 2011-21

3665 Moloa'a Rd., Anahola, HI 96703

24 hour contact: Kelli--707-486-2064

More Details

Tony Albertoni
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017


Anahola Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
  • Outdoor Hawaiian Shower!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Pak N Play for infant, if necessary - 1 baby crib
  • One queen size bed in the bedroom, and a PakNPlay in the closet for an infant.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
**No close neighbors **Outdoor Hawaiian Shower **No elevated noise or amplified music after 9:00pm allowed **24 Hour Contact: Kelli--707-486-2064


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Gilligan's-a Secluded Honeymoon Cottage Near a Beautiful Beach
average rating of 4.730769 based on 26 reviews

We enjoyed our stay at this nicely appointed private cottage.

  • 5 of 5

The private, serene setting was sublime and we enjoyed the clean, comfortable cottage that had local charm with all of the modern immenities. The outdoor shower was nice to come home to after a long hike or a trip to the beach. The place was well-stocked with the basics and more. The owner came by in the middle of our stay and was very welcoming. I had been looking at this place for years and it did not disappoint. A little piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfectly secluded and romantic area

  • 5 of 5

Travelling for an overdue Honeymoon and this place was incredible! .

Clean , spacious for 2, the songbirds in the evening and the outdoor shower were all amazing. Moloa'a Bay is a gem of a beach. We spent a week on Kauai. 3 nights in Poipu and 4 nights here, and all in all , we wished we did all 7 at Gilligan's. Next time we will book earlier to ensure more time here. Well appointed with beach toys, towels, snorkeling gear, guidebooks, thewifi was strong for checking work emails in the evening :( lol. Great little organic coffee shop / bakery nearby - Get the Chai smoothie as it is amazing. Im still sad to no longer be there and CAN'T WAIT to return and stay at this property! Thanks Tony!!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tucson, AZ USA

An amazing property with an amazing location. A beautiful blessing.

  • 5 of 5

The property was gorgeous. The cottage was an amazing retreat. Very cozy and extremely well stocked. The instructions given to us prior to our arrival were very helpful and clear. There was not one issue. The pictures are amazing but still do not fully depict the beauty.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Littleton, CO

Exceeded Our Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Gilligan's Cottage exceeded our expectations! Great location away from the traffic & crowds of the Kapa'a area and a easy walk to the beach. We spent every day at the beach and then returned to the cottage for cocktails on the lanai. Host Tony has done a wonderful job with so many nice touches. The outdoor shower is a great way to rinse off and cool down after a day at the beach. The kitchen set up was right for us as we prefer to prepare our own meals and the outdoor gas grill worked perfect. The avocado tree adjacent to the lanai was flush with ripe fruit which was so delicious. We enjoyed all the fruit that was in season including tangerines, grapefruit & limes. Another nice touch from Tony is a closet full of beach essentials; chairs, coolers, umbrellas, beach mats & snorkel gear. The cottage has a remote feel to it because of the lush vegetation surrounding it. There are so many windows which allowed for great views of the property and cool evening air flow. This place is a real gem for couples who want to get away from it all and still have easy access to the east shore & north shore. Can't wait to go back! Jim & Jolene - Littleton, Colorado

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, clean, friendly owner

  • 5 of 5

The house was in a peaceful area surrounded by vegetation and a very short walk to moloa bay- which has awesome snorkeling! Retrospectively, we wouldn't have stayed anywhere else. The house was well kept, very clean. You could tell the house keeper scrubbed everything head to toe between renters. The house was well set up with everything we needed too, like toilet paper, sheets, towels, laundry detergent etc. Tony was quick to respond to our questions, and was very helpful helping us find anything we needed. We hope to rent again in the future when we come back to visit the island!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington state

Charming home away from home on beautiful Kauai!

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week in a condo at Kapa'a prior to arriving at Gilligan’s Beach Cottage. I was hopeful Gilligan’s would provide a bit off-the-beaten-path and peaceful end to our two week stay on Kauai – and it did. Gilligan’s is charming, clean and had everything we needed for an enjoyable stay.

The cottage has a large, well-maintained yard complete with numerous fruit trees. The lush landscaping on the property provides for a private and relaxed setting. Noises from neighboring homes and properties can be heard from within the cottage – but so too can the crashing waves and array of pleasant tropical sounds.

The cottage itself was comfortable for the two of us. The kitchen is well-stocked and we were easily able to prepare our own meals. Having a washer and dryer was convenient, as was access to a grill on the large back porch. There is a great selection of local books, music as well as many movies.

We found the location near Moloa'a Bay ideal for exploring north, all the way to Ke'e Beach, and south, as far as we could go in Waimea Canyon. Moloa'a Bay, although possibly less popular than other beaches, has limited parking – so being able to walk to the beach was a plus.

Tony was a pleasure to work with and provided clear and prompt communication. I would not hesitate to recommend Gilligan’s Beach Cottage to friends and family, and hope – one day – we are lucky enough to return for another visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Moloaa Bay
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Anahola Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One time outcleaning $150
Tax Rate 13.42%

Upon confirmation of reservation, a $350 deposit is due within ten days.
Balance of rent/tax is due one month prior to visit to Kauai.
Credit card and personal checks accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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