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Member since: 2005
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Beautiful Tropical Paradise Awaits You at the Best Owner Direct Rates!

23 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Poipu Condo Rental Photos and Description

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
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Aloha,

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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Reviews

4.7
based on 23 traveler reviews

Beautiful Tropical Paradise Awaits You at the Best Owner Direct Rates!
average rating of 4.7391305 based on 31 reviews
Mount Vernon, WA
5

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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5

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.
5

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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5

All that we expected and more!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks, Erna, for making our stay absolutely wonderful, from your prompt email communication to allowing a late check-out so we could enjoy our stay a few hours longer! The condo was just as represented in the pictures - very comfortable, clean, and convenient. We appreciated that it is in a quiet section of Kiahuna Plantation overlooking the Moir Cactus Gardens with a little peek of the ocean. The windows and shutters and fans provided wonderful ventilation with the constant breeze. You certainly don't want/need air conditioning! We walked across the street to a small shopping center for Starbucks in the morning, the beach is less than a 5 minute walk - and short drives to many restaurants. The lanai was a perfect place to relax, with sun and shade. The beach is glorious - with the option of sunbathing either on the beach or the huge grass lawn overlooking the ocean. The condo was well appointed and we appreciated that the bathroom wasn't tiny -- two women sharing! It was everything we expected and more. We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary for your review. We are so happy you had a wonderful time and look forward to your return. Sincerely, Erna and Randy Maki
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5

Excellent communication, great for a family with a young child

  • 5 of 5

The communication with Erna was excellent throughout the entire process. The condo location was great (two minute walk to the beach). The condo itself was very clean, comfortable and well-appointed. It was perfect for two adults and a baby. We cooked most of our meals at home. There was a great grocery store in Koloa (less than 10 minutes away) and the kitchen had everything we needed. Thanks for a wonderful vacation. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and we look forward to your return. Sincerely, Erna and Randy Maki
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5

Fabulous location, beach and condo

  • 5 of 5

Hello! Just want to let you know how much we enjoyed staying at your place! It was fabulous! We had everything we needed and we cooked most of our meals. It was great to have the extra day before we left, thanks again for your suggestion.

As you said the beach was great, gardens were absolutely fantastic, the birds were incredible with their various sounds, definitively no need of AC as we had lots of wind everyday :) We enjoyed sitting on the "lanai" with a nice "partial view" of the ocean! The staff is friendly & very nice.

Thanks again for renting us your " Hawaien Home"

Mahalo

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jacinthe, and thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you found everything to your satisfaction. We hope you will be able to return again soon. Sincerely, Erna Maki
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Poipu Condo Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

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

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Amenities

Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • (1) Very comfortable King Bed and (1) Queen hide a bed in the livingroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
There is a brand new fitness center available for our guests to enjoy for free.

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