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Claudia's place 2bed 2Bath Wailua Bay Beachfront Condo @ Lae Nani, Kauai, Hawaii

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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Kapaa Condo Rental Photos and Description

Beachfront Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Queen Convertible Bed, 2 Full Baths, Sleeps 4-6

Sometimes I have some 'orphan days' between reservations and offer great deals, such as free nights, no cleaning fee, etc...check back here often and take advantage of these last minute specials!

CONSTRUCTION OFFER!!! Lae Nani will be replacing the roof of the whole complex from June 13th to Sept 23rd 2016 and in consideration of my guests, I'm offering a REDUCED NIGHTLY RATE of $215/night or $1455/week for the duration of the project, my regular rate is $255/night, so it saves you quite a bit :)

This gorgeous oceanfront, two bedroom, two bath condo at Lae Nani in Kapaa is the perfect place to relax and enjoy yourself with friends and family.

Private, top floor unit (no one above you), featuring high ceilings, a fully equipped kitchen remodeled in April 2016 with granite countertops, new cabinets, new lighting, farmhouse stainless sink & tile floor (photos coming soon!).

Enjoy a breathtaking ocean view from our spacious Lanai, walking distance to swimming (beach or pool), recreation and nearby shopping and dining. Ten minute drive from the Lihue Airport, two minutes drive to the award winning Wailua municipal Golf Course.

There is a very comfortable king size bed in the master bedroom and two twins in the second bedroom that can be joined into a queen size bed at your request.

The brand new living room sleeper sofa opens to a queen size bed.

This lovely unit overlooking scenic Wailua Bay is the perfect getaway. The beach is just steps away across the beautifully landscaped vast lawn. Children can wade in the sheltered lagoon or play in the swimming pool. Adults will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere by breakfasting on the lanai and watching the ocean, exotic birds, beautifully landscaped grounds or relaxing with a glass of wine at sunset.

There are also countless activities on site or nearby, from playing tennis at our very own lighted court, to snorkeling, surfing, fishing, hiking or golfing at one of the nearby courses.

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Keywords: Condo, oceanfront, 2bed/2bath, lanai, pool, beachfront, top floor, spacious, tennis court, spring special, discount, deal, super deal

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Claudia Prenter
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Claudia Prenter

Chris and Claudia Prenter. We live in Hermosa Beach, CA with our two children.

Claudia Prenter purchased this condo in 2005

Why Claudia Prenter chose Kauai

We fell in love with this location. It is the best condo location on the East side of the island. 10 min drive from the Lihue Airport, and 5 minutes from grocery stores. Great restaurants and a shopping mall within walking distance. Located halfway between the South and North shores, it is the ideal place to begin day trips to all the great sights on the island. The complex features a huge open space so kids can play on wonderfully manicured lawns, a beautiful beach, a protected baby beach and a newly refinished pool. Also, the grounds are sheltered from the strong trade winds. For surfers, there is a nice reef break located in front of the unit that breaks consistently year round from the trade wind swells, yet is partially sheltered from the wind.

Our family of four has been enjoying vacations here since 2005 and we have lots of wonderful memories of adventures with our children and extended family. Can't wait to go back!

What makes this condo unique

This top floor unit stays cool because it is exposed to the ocean breeze and has higher ceilings than the lower floors. The ocean view is STUNNING! One of my favorite things to do: while enjoying a glass of wine at the Lanai you can listen to the relaxing sounds of the ocean and the palm fronds swaying in the breeze, the numerous singing birds, and watch the occasional monk seal taking a nap on the beach. Very relaxing!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Claudia,

It was a wonderful stay. I came here for the first time (3rd time in Hawaii) with my wife, mom and mom in law.

The Island is just impeccable, indescribably beautiful, glamorous and everything yummy :)

Unfortunately we found this review book on the last evening of our journey; it is full of useful tourist information.

We are even tempted to buy a condo like this one!

This condo is located in a scenic place surrounded by so many attractions, we, in particular, loved the Kokee National Park in Waimea Cannyon, which was an endless discovery of mother nature!

I've uploaded so many photos in my Facebook and you can see it anytime.

Amongst them all, the best thing in our journey was to choose your condo for our trip ti this Island.

God bless and have a good one!

The C family from South Korea

Jul 2013
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Claudia's place 2bed 2Bath Wailua Bay Beachfront Condo @ Lae Nani, Kauai, Hawaii
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 55 reviews

Beautiful Kauai Vacation

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location and the grounds are beautiful. Claudia the owner was great to work with when we discovered the garbage disposal was broken and water was under the sink. We called ReMax and they were not quick in response to our phone calls so we ended up calling Claudia.

Thank you for a wonderful vacation :-)

Burge & Deyo family

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waterdown, Ontario

Lovely location in Kauai

  • 4 of 5

The accommodation was perfectly situated and exactly as advertised. The view was amazing and the property is clean and well kept. We were able to easily travel to any location on the island. The owner, Claudia, was always available to try to resolve any issues we had. The only reason for 4 and not 5 stars are a few minor issues. The cable did not work for more than half of our stay. The roofing being done on the complex resulted in quite early wake up calls by the roofers themselves. Lastly we were given notice that we should leave the unit from 8am to 11am one morning as the exterminator was doing routine spraying. None of these issues would prevent us from staying at this unit again. Claudia was always very pleasant to deal with.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ontario family: I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your vacation in spite of the maintenance issues. It truly was my pleasure to have you as guests, you couldn't have been more gracious and patient. I do hope you will return very soon! Enjoy the rest of the summer :) Mahalo, Claudia
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A great stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this stay was great. The unit is very conveniently located. Not far from airport, but a close enough drive to the Northshore and Poipu. The landscaping of the grounds was unbelievable. The unit itself has everything that one could need. Note: there is not any A/C. You really need to leave the windows open for the winds which will cool the place down. The kitchen had everything. It was easy, convenient and well maintained. The owner, Claudia, was great to deal with. I had a small issue in the beginning, but she was rapid in taking care of it, and that is the hallmark of a great rental. I would not hesitate to recommend this unit and I will stay here next time on Kauai. Thank you Claudia!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Robin, It's so great to hear that you enjoyed your vacation. It was my pleasure having you as a guest. Come see us again soon :) Mahalo, Claudia
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Comfortable, nicely furnished, good air flow, and nice view.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. We especially liked the quiet and peaceful location. The unit was well equipped and convenient to grocery stores.

Even though no AC, the breeze through the unit with the windows open was very good.

The grounds were beautifully landscaped and well maintained.

We also liked that the property was well located for sightseeing the different areas of the island.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Curt, It was my pleasure to have you as a guest. I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed the lush, landscaped grounds, the peace and quiet and convenient location. I'd love to have you as a guest anytime, please do stay in touch! Mahalo, Claudia
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Clean comfortable and an amazing view. Already looking forward to a return trip.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my pleasure to host you, Rebecca. I'm looking forward to next time :) Mahalo, Claudia
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Vancouver, WA

Great view

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 8 days in early April. Everything went very smooth and the owner Claudia makes it all VERY easy. The condo was very clean upon our arrival and had all that you would ever need! The closet on the lanai had everything you need for the beach as well which we used regularly including a great beach umbrella that came in handy when you needed a little break from the glorious warmth of the sun. The grounds of Lae Nani are extremely beautiful and well maintained and waking up to the view off the lanai was so calming and relaxing. The pool was a big hit with the adults and kids in our party. It's big enough where you don't feel crowded with the other guests. There's a newer restaurant next door within a 5 min walk that has great drinks and happy hour as well. Overall we enjoyed our stay very much and would not hesitate to rent this condo again!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Leah and Mike! I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed your vacation! The gorgeous grounds and heated pool are also a favorite with our family. We'll have to try that new restaurant next time we visit Kauai, looking forward to that! Come see us again soon! Mahalo, Claudia
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Car: necessary

Walking distance to the quaint town of Kapaa, shopping and great restaurants. Lighted Tennis court on grounds. Gated heated pool. Beautiful oceanfront walking/biking path along property.


Rates & Availability

Kapaa Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sept 24, 2016 - Oct 31st 2016
Sep 24 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1st - 14th 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 15th - 30th 2016
Nov 15 2016 - Nov 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
Holiday 2016
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jan 7th 2017 - April 30th 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 1st - Nov 14th 2017
May 1 2017 - Nov 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 15th - 30th 2017
Nov 15 2017 - Nov 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $170
Tax Rate 13.42%

Sometimes I have some 'orphan days' between reservations...check back here often and take advantage of these last minute specials!
**LAST MINUTE SPECIAL! FREE NIGHT- GREAT VALUE! June 2016. Must book within 3 days of inquiry to get this deal.
Please contact me about monthly and last minute rentals.Rates usually change based on season and availability.
Please inquire for exact rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Kapaa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1072 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
  • River
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , shower , Beautiful tile work, great water pressure,renovated recently
    Guest - toilet , shower , Updated recently, tile, great water pressure.
  • 2 bathrooms attached to the bedrooms, both recently renovated.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Guest - 2 twin/ single , Can be joined at your request to form a queen size bed.
    Master - 1 king , Incredibly comfortable mattress, new bedding.
  • King size bed (1) with a VERY comfortable mattress in the master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) two twin beds in second bedroom, can be joined to Queen size at your request. PLUS: Brand new, top of the line Queen size sofa sleeper in the living room, with a thick 7 in. mattress, sleeps 2.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our beautiful top floor unit is very private (no renters above you) and spacious, it features high ceilings and remodeled bathrooms, new stove and fridge. Fresh paint and brand new carpet. Great surfing can be had for experienced riders at the offshore reef break in front of Lae Nani. 3 HD Flat screen TVs with DVD players, Ipod/Iphonedock. FREE WI-FI and FREE Security guard protected parking.

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