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

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only


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

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Tony Albertoni
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017


Kilauea Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for children ...
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
  • live theater
  • 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


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Gilligan's-a Secluded Honeymoon Cottage Near a Beautiful Beach
average rating of 4.681818 based on 22 reviews

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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What a great experience!

  • 5 of 5

We chose Gilligan's to celebrate our 15th wedding anniversary, and we could not have picked a better place! The entire staff was helpful and friendly, and we enjoyed our stay so much, we were sad to leave. We were looking for privacy and seclusion & found the cottage to be the perfect tranquil getaway. The new granite countertops in the kitchen looked great, and added a touch of modern flair. Everything was clean & very well maintained, and we appreciated the motion light by the front door, to help guide us back in at night. The valley gets pretty dark at night, which I quite like. Living in a metropolis area, it was a welcome thing, and contributed to the peace and country feel.

Each day as we headed out, we would close the house up , & were very happy at how quickly it cooled down when we returned, & opened everything back up again. The geckos were my favorite, and other than the crowing, we got a kick out of the roosters and chickens hanging out in the yard.

Tony was a breeze to work with, very accommodating, and answered all of our questions. This was our first trip to Hawaii, and the cottage was the best initiation we could have hoped for. We hope to make it back someday, as it was an unforgettable experience!


Sarah & Brett

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you want. And more!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, the owner Tony, is probably one of the nicest people you'll ever talk to. From the first confirmation email to last thank you text he is an excellent host away from home and will surely do anything he can to help. The house keepers do an excellent job at making this rental look fresh and new with the calendar so tightly booked. My wife and could go on.

The rental itself was exactly what my wife and I were looking for having stayed in Koloa'a Valley before. Just like most of the reviews say, you can hear the waves, cook every meal at home, walk to the best beach and rinse off in the outdoor shower. It really is a slice of paradise. Being three plus months pregnant my wife had an easy time dealing with the weather inside and out. The home opens up so much that it will quickly cool down and keep out most pests. The ceiling and floor fans do a great job also. I hear that theres granite counter tops now which just shows how much Tony cares for his home. The list goes on for how great the place is for a small family or anyone just wanting a private escape.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilligan's Cottage "A little piece of Heaven"

  • 5 of 5

When my Wife and I decided we would make Kauai our Vacation destination for the fourth time we wanted this trip to be a more "At Home" feel. Not the Resort or Cruise atmosphere. We researched and came upon the Gilligan's Cottage in Moloa'a Bay. Wow! did we make a great decision. Very secluded, but yet a short walk to the most Beautiful Beach one could Imagine. Kauai is absolutely remarkable in itself...But to be able to stay in such an amazing cottage like this was every thing My Wife and I could have Dreamed!!!

Brian and LynEtte Mason

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterford, CA, USA

Moloaa is a little piece of heaven on the island of Kauai!

  • 5 of 5

Our dive from the Airport to Moloa'a Bay is beautiful, but when we drove up to Gilligan's Beach Cottage we felt this was the most beautiful and perfect place to spend a couple of weeks! The surroundings of the cottage are spectacular and make the best backgrounds for pictures all around. It's hard to choose my favorite area of the cottage. We enjoy the deck at breakfasts and dinners. I love the availability of washer and dryer to keep up with our towels. My husband likes the safe and quiet surroundings knowing no one will come in while we are out enjoying the beach, which we walked to almost daily.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Kilauea Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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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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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Moloaa Bay
Car: necessary


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