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Beautiful Tropical Paradise Awaits You at the Best Owner Direct Rates!

Bedrooms 1
Space 625 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Warmest Aloha and E Komo Mai(welcome)to our Kauai condo in sunny Poipu.

The Kiahuna Plantation is located on the sunny southside of Kauai(known as the Garden Island) and is the only ocean front rental plantation style resort on Poipu beach, one of the world's finest beaches.

Come and enjoy the peaceful and tropical unobstructed view of the lush Cactus Gardens with the ocean in the near distance from your large 150 sf private lanai.

We are in beach house #311, a deluxe garden view condo on the second floor of building 38, which is set away from the street and offers a very private view overlooking the cactus garden. We offer a fully equipped kitchen with granite counters and new stainless steel appliances in 2014. There is also new Koa flooring, carpet in the bedroom, as well as an updated granite bathroom. Enjoy a brand new 40 inch flat screen TV in the living room and a smaller flat screen TV in the bedroom. Complimentary wireless internet available in the condo and a free local newspaper is delivered daily. The two ceiling fans and tropical breezes flowing through the condo, gives you that true Hawaiian plantation charm.

The resort has a beach side activity hut on the 'great lawn' which provides beach towels, loungers, and chairs free to our guests, and has snorkel gear and body boards for rent. You can take a surfing lesson right at the resorts beach or play golf at the two courses right next door. There is plenty to do or just do nothing at all.

As our guests you can enjoy the activities at the Poipu Athletic Club by the pool at no addition charge. They offer tennis, pickle ball, basket ball, and shuffleboard. There is also a new work out area and fitness center at the Club.

You are within easy walking distance of everything you will need for a relaxing holiday in paradise. Whether it's walking the many beaches, swimming in the ocean, taking a sight seeing hike for the explorer at heart, shopping or dining, all are only minutes away from our condo.

A few miles away is the Spouting Horn, or you can take a scenic drive to the spectacular Waimea Canyon or experience our favorite, a cruise of the Na Pali Coast.

We have a 24 hour management company on site to help you with all your vacation needs and we can provide you with many suggestions to make your visit to Kauai unique, exciting and unforgetable.

We are sure you will love our little tropical get away. Mahalo

We offer great rates with even better discounts for longer stays or early bookings.

Keywords: Ocean front property, beach house, plantation style resort on Poipu beach, Kauai

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 14, 2017

About The Owner


We are Erna and Randy, the proud new owners in the Kiahuna Plantation.

We have been coming here for the past 10 years, and visit the other islands as well, but love the Poipu area the most. We are sure you will too.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2010

Why The Owner chose Kauai

It is the only plantation style, ocean front, rental complex in Poipu. The best beach in all of Hawaii is only seconds away. The on site staff are friendly, professional and full of the aloha spirit. It's also within easy walking distance of several beaches, shops, fine and casual dining, hiking, surfing, luau's, and so much more. It has everything you need for a perfect holiday in paradise.

What makes this condo unique

Grab your board and take a two minute stroll through the lush gardens to the beautiful clear blue waters of Poipu beach. There's just nothing quite like it.

Always something new to explore. I love to search for that special treasure whether snorkeling or shell shopping while walking to Brennecke's, Shipwreck or Turtle Cove beach, all just minutes away.

Take time for happy hour on the lanai and enjoy the tropical songs of the hawaiian birds in the cactus garden or try some fresh fish pokie from the local fish market at Koloa town.

And of course, end every day by watching the amazing sunsets disappear into the pacific ocean.

Always wonderful, new memories every time we go to our little piece of paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the week we had in your condo.

It surpassed our expectations and loved every waking moment. We were the talk of the wedding about how beautiful the beach was and how close it was.

We have recommended your place to several friends for next year. When Chanda and I go back, you will be our first contact.

Merry Christmas to you and Randy, all the best in the New Year and I will be emailing you in 2014 to book again.
Sep 2013
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Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 625 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Toilet and bath in separate room.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • (1) Very comfortable King Bed and (1) Queen hide a bed in the livingroom
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is a fitness center available for our guests to enjoy for free. No resort or parking fees. Excursions can be booked right on the property. Surf lessons and Snorkel gear available to rent at the beach hut.


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average rating of 4.769231 based on 34 reviews
Mount Vernon, WA

Fabulous stay in Poipu at Castle Kiahuna Plantations - look forward to returning!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, best friend, and I recently spent two delightful weeks on Kauai at your unit in the Castle Kiahuna Plantations resort in Poipu and want to thank you so much! You have consistently provided fast response to our inquiries, provided a competitive rate, and have a very nice unit.

This is our fourth stay at the Plantation complex in Poipu, but our first not renting through the management facilities; it is also our first through Castle (instead of Outrigger). It just so happens that this unit it the very same unit we rented in our first stay, although there was a different owner then.

Since we are able to provide a comment on overall upkeep across several years, we'd toss out that there was evidence of unit upgrades (new kitchen appliances, redone bathroom, other additions and personal touches that made the unit feel very good!) as well as property upkeep. We could look back in memory and photograph and see where gardens had been cut back and regrown, painting had been done, etc. We even took some photos of our one week and departure dates showing the massive regrowth that occurred in just that one week of time!

We love the Poipu location and find it close to what we do most often. Big store and boutique shopping are close, farmer's markets occur daily in various locations, and top beaches, snorkeling, and other water activities are all very close. We experienced some new restaurants and returned to some old favorites, but ate in a lot as well - one of the big loves about this facility!

We give this rental unit and the property owners definitely 5 stars and are already arranging our return stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Andy and Gail, thank you for your review and we are happy you will be back again next year. Sincerely, Erna and Randy
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St. Paul, MN

Garden Paradise

  • 5 of 5

As first time Kauai visitors, we were extremely lucky to find such a paradise, surrounded by gardens and ponds. Kiahuna Plantation is such a wonderful contrast to the mega resorts nearby. The condo unit is immaculate and a perfect home base for exploring the island. You could actually walk to a neat little shopping center across the road and dine at the Plantation Garden restaurant on the property and not have to drive anywhere. But as we were first timers, we had a car and drove all around the island. Next time we will stay closer to home base and enjoy all that Poipu and this condo have to offer. Kitchen provided everything we needed, bed was comfy, and lanai overlooked a nicely groomed cactus garden. Only a small walk to the beach and once you are there you can walk a long way on a paved path, if you choose. Shipwreck Beach is another great place to hang out. We are very happy that we found this condo and would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Mahalo for taking the time to write your very kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our condo and glad to hear this is the 1st of many vacations for you on Kauai. Warmest Aloha, Erna and Randy Maki
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Great stay in a wonderful condo!

  • 5 of 5

We feel very lucky to have spent six days in this marvelous place. The condo is beautiful, tastefully updated, clean and spacious, with a large lanai and all the equipment we needed.

No A/C? No problem: the natural, tropical breeze (with the blinds open) is much nicer.

All the Kiahuna Plantation is wonderful (with gorgeous gardens!), well-maintained, with friendly staff and very close to an amazing beach. During our stay, we could easily explore all the island, including Na Pali coast, Waimea canyon and also the North Shore. We found that Poipu is a very good (and sunny!) place to stay in Kauai, and this condo is surely the ideal place to stay in Poipu. Restaurants and shops are very close.

We really hope to come back to this paradise, one day… and definitely recommend this condo.

Erna was very easy to deal with, efficient and so friendly.

Thank you again, Erna!!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Eric and mahalo for your kind words about your stay at our condo. We are so glad to hear you had a great time exploring the island and found sunny Poipu the perfect place. We know the flight from Switzerland is a long one but sincerely hope you are able to return to Kauai soon. Warmest aloha, Randy and Erna
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Colorado Springs

Great location and a beautiful condo!

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I stayed at Erna's condo in November. Erna responded to inquiries promptly and was very accommodating!

This was a great location for us since we wanted a nice mix of beach and exploration for our vacation. The condo is nearby restaurants, shopping, coffee, and the cute town of Koala. The condo also has it's own nearby beach with a lovely grassy area with lounge chairs, and is a short walk from the Poipu Beach. The condo is clean and relatively well stocked. The only thing we noticed that was missing was dish soap, though there was dishwasher detergent.

It was easy to check out the beauty of Kaua'i from the condo; we explored the Waimea Canyon which was an easy 30 min drive, the Napali Coast, which was a 90 min drive, and the cute towns of Hanapepe and Waimea. Weather was great on the "sunny side" of the Island.

We had a great time, and would highly recommend staying at this lovely condo.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Amber and mahalo for your lovely review. We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful experience exploring the island and staying at our condo. Warmest aloha, Randy and Erna
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Perfect location and wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful condo! We stayed for 9 nights during March, and it was a peaceful and relaxing getaway which was centrally located. We enjoyed most of our breakfasts out on the lanai, overlooking the beautiful garden. There's a small view of the ocean through the breezeway at the property that's in front of you (past the garden).

The bed was very comfortable, and the kitchen and bathrooms were nicely updated. There's no A/C, but it's not needed as the temps were very comfortable. There are several fans and the blinds open to provide a nice cross breeze.

The Poipu Beach was a short walk away, and we enjoyed many sunsets there (as well as in front of RumFire at the nearby Sheraton). We used one of the boogie boards in the unit, and beach chairs, as well as the cooler, several times. The unit is well equipped.

We're hoping to return and hope to stay here again - we loved our vacation at your beautiful condo!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and mahalo Tom and Leanne for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your vacation at our Kiahuna Condo. We look forward to your return to enjoy more Poipu sunsets soon. Warmest aloha, Randy and Erna
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Vancouver, B.C.

We Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Erna, for making it so easy to have a great holiday at your condo! We appreciated your prompt and accommodating communications - always so friendly and helpful! Our dealings with Castle Resorts went smoothly and the staff were very pleasant.

Your unit overlooking the peaceful Moir Gardens with the privacy of the large deck, was a bonus.

We thoroughly enjoyed your central location with easy access to a gorgeous beach & sunsets, restaurants, shops and the Athletic Club.

The beach chairs, umbrella and cooler that you provided were invaluable - they made our excursions so convenient.

The tasteful updates that you have done to your place really added to the comfort of the condo.

We loved it & we'll be back!!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and will be back again soon. Warmest Aloha, Erna and Randy
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.25%

In order to give our guests the lowest rate possible credit cards are not accepted for payment
Book Early for holiday seasons and inquire about specials
For stays of 7 days or longer a mid week clean is mandatory
A checkout cleaning fee is due at checkout.

CONTACT ERNA MAKI, THE OWNER DIRECTLY BY EMAIL FOR IMMEDIATE CONFIRMATION AND THE ABSOLUTE BEST RATE!$300 Deposit confirms your reservation and balance is due 90 days prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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