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

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,072 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beachfront Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Sleeps 4, top floor corner unit

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 offers ** no special offers right now, please check again soon :)

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 counter tops, new cabinets, new lighting, farmhouse stainless sink & tile floor.

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 guest bedroom that can be joined into a King size bed at your request.

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.

GE #W39538240-01

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

More Details

Claudia Prenter
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

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 Kapaa

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 children 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 is to enjoy a glass of wine at the Lanai, where 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 take 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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Kapaa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1072 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • 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 4
  • 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: 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 ...
  • 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
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 beach chairs
  • 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
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Our beautiful top floor unit is very private (no renters above you) and spacious. Because it's a top unit, it features higher ceilings than those in lower floors. Remodeled bathrooms. Wonderful new kitchen remodeled in May 2016 and fully equipped. Brand new dining table & chairs and living room furniture. 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, FREE WI-FI and FREE Security guard protected parking.


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Claudia's place 2bed 2Bath Wailua Bay Beachfront Condo @ Lae Nani, Kauai, Hawaii
average rating of 4.769231 based on 69 reviews
St. Thomas Ontario Canada

Truly memorable stay on the Garden Isle

  • 5 of 5

Kauai has absolutely spectacular scenery! Breathtaking cliffs, the amazingly blue ocean water, waterfalls, turtles, dolphins, Hawaiian Monk Seals, and (in season) whales....the list goes on. And, lots of diverse hiking trails, kayaking, swimming, snorkelling, and just taking in the lovely scenery as you drive from one town to another. Take a raincoat, it's usually raining somewhere on the island!!

Claudia's condo is in a perfect location. It's within walking distance of shops and restaurants, and the historic town of Kapaa. It doesn't take long to drive to all of the other towns and attractions on the Garden Isle.

The condo itself is wonderful, and has everything you need, plus lots of 'extras' to make your stay truly enjoyable. Claudia provides lots of information about the island, activities and shopping as well as extras like boogie boards (Wailua Bay is perfect for using those), books to read, and the kitchen is equipped with everything you need (and more).

The condo complex is very well maintained and beautiful. The view from the lanai is so lovely, overlooking the gardens and beautiful lawn. At night they light the torches, which adds a special touch to the already well placed lighting throughout the grounds.

Claudia, thank you for being so available and helpful with my many questions both before and during our visit. It is obvious that you care about the quality of your guest's stay at your condo and it was a pleasure to be your guest!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christine, You are such a wonderful guest, it was truly my pleasure to host you and I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the Island and the condo so much. It sounds like you got very lucky with the animal sightings too! I'd love to see whales next time I visit. I hope you will be able to visit Kauai very soon, looking forward to it :) Mahalo, Claudia
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed that we had an upper level, corner unit as it made for quiet and privacy. Fairly updated inside. Plastic shower liner inside of master bath needs replacing. Close to markets etc, beautiful views, pool is great too. Would recommend for sure.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Olivia, Thank you for taking the time to review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the top floor and corner location of the condo, as well as the ocean views and pool. I wish I would have known about the shower curtain before you checked out so I could have had housekeeping take care of it for you while you were there. My housekeeper has already looked into it and either cleaned or replaced the shower liner. Thanks again for choosing my condo. Mahalo, Claudia
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Ballston Lake,NY

Great week in Kauai

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Kauai. The condo was perfect for us. Kitchen was well stocked, we fixed elaborate breakfasts every day to get us charged. Enjoyed the pool and views. Surf and winds were very strong so we only got in the water once. Lava Lava resturant was next door and so easy to walk to.

The condo was 3rd floor but we liked the view and privacy of the location.

Centrally located so could get to north side and south side easily . Seemed like a good value.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Greg, It's so great to hear you enjoyed it. We try to keep the kitchen stocked for those who wish to cook. Lava Lava is a great alternative to cooking, especially because it's so close, right on the beach and fun for the whole family. The pool is always fun, and they keep it heated year round, also the condo being on the third floor is nice because of the ocean view plus there's no one above you. I'm happy to hear you went on some day trips as well...sounds like you did all the things we like to do as a family when we visit. It was my pleasure to host you, come back anytime :) Mahalo, Claudia
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Perfect spot! Roomy and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself and my two boys stayed at this condo for 10 wonderful days in November. The location is perfect. Its 30 minutes to Poipu (at most) and 10 minutes to Lihue, 5 minutes to Kapaa ( which had great shopping and Mexican food!)

The condo was well equipped. It does not have laundry in the unit/ but laundry is available at the bottom of the stairs and open for 8am-10pm. There is change machine in the laundry room and one load costs 2.50 to wash and dry.

The kitchen is very well stocked. I noticed a review that complained that there weren’t coffee thermoses - but by the time we got there, two thermoses were in the bottom drawer.

On the lanai ( balcony for us mainland folks) there is a closet with several boogie boards, water shoes, tennis rackets. These are not owned or maintained by Claudia/ so there are no promises in terms of what is in the closet- since much of the goodies have been left by renters however, this was a fun discovery for us!! Boogie boards galore!

The outdoor seating set looked new/ no mold anywhere.

The master bed is the most comfortable bed I have ever had in a rental. My husband and i looked forwRd to going to sleep- it was so cozy!

Challenges: the door to the back bedroom doesn’t latch well- and with the windows and fans it seems to open and SLAM shut randomly. We relied on the door stopper. But if we forgot- we were all rattled.

Also- the tennis court is right outside the master bedroom window and we were woken EVERY MORNING at 8 am by couples paddle ball. Not quite tennis, not quite whiffle ball. It was loud and woke us up- but to be fair, we then stubbled out to the lanai for coffee and the view and could hardly feel sorry for ourselves.

The kitchen was fully equipped. Past renters have left ample spices, olive oil, vinegar and sugar. There are plenty of coffee filters.

The tv in the master bedroom does not work well- but the bed is so cozy it will lull you to sleep.

The pool is fun And generally not crowded. The beach has a nice area for kiddos.

We will definitely come back to this condo! We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location..Clean..Quick response to all questions.

  • 5 of 5

Property in a great location with access to restaurants beaches.Loved our stay

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Susan, Thank you for taking the time to review my place. I'm very happy to hear that you loved your stay...that just makes my day!!! Come back soon :) Mahalo, Claudia
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  • 5 of 5

The property was better than we could have imagined. The location on Kauai was perfect for getting to the North and South side. Restaurants and grocery options were great. The “baby beach” was ideal and we spent quality time at the pool. The only drawback was no AC which was not a problem most of the time. There were a couple of nights that were warm and humid but that’s to be expected in beautiful tropical Hawaii. Thanks again for the 10 days we stayed on Claudia’s property.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Mark! I appreciate you taking the time to review my condo :) It's great to hear that you found the location to be convenient for day trips, it is nice to be halfway across the island, as it makes it easier to go either way. The restaurants around the condo keep getting better and better, with new ones opening all the time, and it is nice to be able to pick from 3 grocery stores located just five minutes away by car. Both my children spent countless hours in the baby beach and the pool, and at 14 and 17 years of age, they still do! I agree that AC would be nice but Lae Nani has no plans of adding that at the moment, as it would require an upgrade to the electrical system. Luckily we are located on the third floor and we get lots of cooling trade winds, and for those humid days, we provide plenty of ceiling and floor fans. I hope you enjoyed staying at my place as much as i enjoyed hosting you. Mahalo, Claudia
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Sleeping Giant Grill
Trees Lounge
Imua Coffee Roasters
Lava Lava Beach Club - Kauai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Bobby V's Italian Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Lae Nani Beach
Hukilau Lanai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Kintaro Japanese Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Street Burger
Hamburger Restaurant
Hippie Cafe
Health Food Restaurant
Korean BBQ Restaurant
Korean Restaurant
Monico's Taqueria
Mexican Restaurant
EatHealthy Cafe
Super No.1 BBQ & Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Eat Healthy Cafe
Kauai Family Cafe
Filipino Restaurant
Brick Oven Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Voyager Lanai Dining
Kenji Burger
Hamburger Restaurant
Waipouli Deli & Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Shivalik Indian Cuisine
Indian Restaurant
Pho Kapaa
Vietnamese Restaurant
Coconut's Fish Cafe
Seafood Restaurant
Palms Restaurant
OurPlace Kauai
Vegan Restaurant
Tiki Tacos
Taco Restaurant
Nana's snack shack
JO2 Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Smith Family Garden Luau
Shrimp Station
Seafood Restaurant
Verde Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Ono Family Restaurant
Family Restaurant
Wailua Shave Ice
Ice Cream Shop
Scorpacciata Neapolitan Pizza
Pizza Takeout
Sukhothai Café
Thai Restaurant
House of Noodles
Noodle Shop
Paniolo Santa Maria Style BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Olympic Cafe
Bar & Grill
Sushi Bushido
Sushi Restaurant
Java Kai
Coffee Roasters
Rainbow Living Foods
Mermaids Cafe
Hawaiian Restaurant
Mariachi's Restaurant - Authentic Mexican Cuisine in Kapa'a
Mexican Restaurant
el taco feliz
Mexican Restaurant
Paco's Tacos Kapaa
Mexican Restaurant
Bubba Burgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Kountry Kitchen
American Restaurant
Art Cafe Hemingway
The Coconut Cup Juice Bar & Cafe
Juice Shop
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.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $190
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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