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Tiki Hut Cottage - Lush Tropical Garden, Walk to Tunnels Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Capture the magic of this romantic cottage. Large picture windows, open beam ceilings and sky lights bring views of lush tropical gardens with towering Cook pines. Two covered lanais for pupus, mai-tais and outside dining. After an adventurous day on the Kalalau Trail, you can star gaze in your private hot tub under the moonlight in this serene, beautiful , private, half acre surrounding. 'Pau Hana', your Tiki, combined with landscape lighting, enhances the romance and intrique of your evenings. You will find the gardens abundant with flowering tropical plants, orchids, fruit trees and water gardens. The avid gardeners and owners private home share a portion of this property.

You are just a few minutes walk from miles of sandy beach, beginning at Haena Point, the prime location for shell seeking affectionados at sunrise. As you make your way down the shoreline of Tunnels (Makua Beach) to Haena Beach Park, be sure to visit the wet and dry caves, Limahuli Tropical Gardens and Ke'e Beach. For those who want to experience the majestic Napali coast, the challenging Kalalau trail head begins at Ke'e Beach and takes you to Hanakapai Beach and the Kalalau valley.

Taking a 15 minute scenic drive, crossing 7 one lane bridges with view planes of the ocean and beaches to Hanalei Bay and Princeville, provides you with all the services you may want, such as: Local Hawaiian memorabilia, helicopter tours, world class golfing, restaurants, nightly entertainment, local farmers markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays, grocery stores, post office and banks.

Beach towels and chairs, snorkel equipment, boogie board and ice chests are provided for your exclusive use.

What more can we tell you? Come visit this beautiful property on the garden island for your vacation of a lifetime.

Keywords: Cottage, 1 bedroom, 1 bath (sleeps 2)

More Details

C.B. & Toni
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About C.B. & Toni

Retired couple from Southern California, full time residents of Kauai for 19 years.

C.B. & Toni purchased this cottage in 1998

Why C.B. & Toni chose Haena

Beauty and ambiance of Kauai's unparalleled North Shore.

What makes this cottage unique

Privacy, natural beauty, deep country living, and walks on the beach.


Haena Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full shower and tub. Also outdoor hot/cold shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Tempur-pedic bed with sleep cool topper. (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
New Ceiling fans replaced 12/1/2015


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cute, quaint, perfect

  • 5 of 5

A great relaxing home base for exploring the island. Very welcoming both hosts and the doggie. Loved it all!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our first visit to Kauai was amazing! We were so happy that we stayed on the North Shore and the Tiki Hut Cottage was exactly what we hoped it would be! Toni and CB are lovely hosts that have totally figured out how to make your stay memorable. We are definitely not the resort type and loved the privacy that we had at the Tiki Hut. Beach access is phenomenal and Tunnel Beach is a gem! The tropical gardens on the property are beautiful complete with serenading bull frogs. We very much appreciated all the extras that came with the Tiki Cottage like beach chairs and mats, beach umbrella, cooler, snorkel gear. Homemade banana bread, macadamia nuts, wine, coffee, chocolates were waiting for us upon our arrival! This is the perfect haven for couples! Do not hesitate to book this delightful place! We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Thank you for your wonderful review. We continue to strive to keep the Tiki Hut not only up to date but to make it a memorable and romantic experience for all of our guests, many of whom have become friends who return again and again. We appreciate all of you who have taken the time to write reviews for this property. Nugget also appreciates all the pets and hugs that he has received. Mahalo Toni & CB
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An Amazing Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the Tiki Hut Cottage. The cottage is delightful, the gardens are really special, and C.B. and Toni were the perfect hosts. The location on the very northern tip of the island is amazing -- and we fell in love with the beach at the end of "our" dirt road. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tiki Hut: Set in a beautiful, peaceful dreamscape

  • 5 of 5

Far from the glitz, crowds, traffic and hubbub of Kauai's resort destinations is the sublime retreat of the Tiki Hut, in Haena, at the remote end of Kauai's North Shore. Just 2 miles from where the road ends and the fabled Na Pali Coast begins, Tiki Hut, a well-appointed, cozy cottage for two in a remarkable botanical garden setting, is a dreamscape with a dramatic mountain background and steps from world-renowned Tunnels ("Bali Hai") Beach.

Located on a private lane, Tiki Hut is a four-minute walk to a spectacular shoreline and the little-populated golden sands and snorkel sites around Tunnels Beach. Hosts C.B. and Toni Martin are exceptional owners and caretakers of the property and the finely manicured tropical garden that surrounds their home and the adjacent Tiki Hut cottage. Guests have privacy and autonomy, although C.B. and Toni are available anytime to offer friendly information, advice or assistance. Between their home and Tiki Hut is a separate utility building with laundry facilities, if needed during your stay.

We've stayed here three times (5 weeks total) since "discovering" Tiki Hut in January 2015. Each time seems like coming home. Early on we got the feeling we'd like to have Toni and C.B. (and their lovable golden retriever/lab, Nugget, a canine ambassador of Aloha) to be our next-door neighbors at home. Equally comfortable are the amenities of the Tiki Hut, including two lanais (off the bedroom and the living room), each with a table for enjoying breakfasts, lunches or dinners amid the tropical garden, a new 2-person hot tub, an outdoor shower, a garden hammock near the 6-foot-tall Tiki named "Pau Hana" (after work) and a supply of flippers, masks, snorkels & towels for the beach.

To quote from the notations we left in the Tiki Hut guest book, "Your former guests say this again & again (and we echo it, too): What a superb place to unwind, relax & renew...the Tiki Hut sets a new standard for an unparalleled happiness zone."

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay on the Northshore

  • 4 of 5

The property is beautiful. The Tiki Hut has everything we need to do anything wanted to do. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A return to the Tiki Hut

  • 5 of 5

C.B. and Toni Martin are fantastic hosts and they keep the Hut and beautiful garden in pristine condition. This is our 8th or 9th visit and we are looking forward to many more.


Morey and Susie Nelsen.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kilauea Lighthouse
So much more than just a lighthouse. Great place to whale watch in season.
Limahuli Garden and Preserve
Native Hawaiian plants
Tunnels Beach
Considered one of the best for snorkeling and surfing.
Ke'e Beach
Beginning of Kalalau Trail, Beautiful morning walk from the Tiki Hut.
Na Pali Coast State Park
For those seeking adventure.
Hanalei Gourmet
Great hamburger!
Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Mediterranean Gourmet
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Prince Golf Course, Princeville
Nearest Motorway
1 Metres
Kuhio Hwy.
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Mediterranean Gourmet
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Tunnels/ Makua Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Tunnels (Makua) Beach and Reef
Nearest Point of Interest
Ke'e Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Limahuli Tropical Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Lumahai Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

TA- 143-673-9584-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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