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Private Plantation-Style Vacation Cotttage 1 block from beach!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Private Plantation-Style Vacation Cotttage One Block from the Beach…

Welcome to Hale La`akea, “House of Light”. This Kauai vacation home rental is just a block away from miles of pristine, white sand beaches. Situated on the sunny West side of the beautiful Garden Island, in the peaceful plantation community of Kekaha. Hale La’akea features a private, fenced and landscaped yard with lush plumeria, mango and cocunut trees; a perfect spot for breakfast, or an evening barbecue. The fully equipped kitchen and the adjoining dining room is perfect for indoor entertaining and dining as well. Each of the two bedrooms feature a french door leading out into the fenced patio and garden area. In addition to the two bedrooms, there is a sunroom that offers a couch and a daybed for additional sleeping accommodations. The home is furnished 'Island Style' with hardwood floors, tile and sea grass floor coverings, ceiling fans and ventilating windows to keep the interior cool and comfortable. Hale La'akea has 1 1/2 baths, as well as a private, refreshing outdoor shower. Perfect, after a long day at the beach! The house also has free wifi.

NCU # TVNC 4208

More Details

Property Manager
Kendall Koetje
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017


Kekaha Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , half bath with toilet and sink
    Bathroom 3 - shower , outdoor shower , Private outdoor shower.
  • 1.5 Private outdoor shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Private Plantation-Style Vacation Cotttage 1 block from beach!
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Plantation Hawaii

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely, traditional plantation style home, located within what was until very recently a traditional plantation town. The home is lovely, spacious, and well equipped -- we really liked it! This part of the island is dry, and the house was delightfully free of any mustiness (important for someone, like me, with mold allergies.) The town, however, has few amenities: the supermarket is some kilometers away, for example (which is the only reason why my recommendation did not receive 5 stars). There is a beach just a block away, but in my opinion, this location requires a vehicle to fully appreciate the area. We enjoyed the drive up the canyon, for example, but my favorite destination -- in fact, now one of my favorite places in the world! -- is Polihale State Park, which requires a drive out of town and then down a poorly maintained dirt road. (But do NOT drive here after rain without a 4x4!).

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write this review. I am glad you enjoyed Polihale, my favorite place in the world:) and Hale La'akea. I think that you need a car when visit Kauai no matter where you stay on the island to best navigate this beautiful island. I hope to hear from you again in the future.
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Castle Rock, Coloraod

Lovely "Old Hawaii"

  • 5 of 5

If you are thinking that you will be staying at the Westin and expecting room service...this is not for you. If however, you are looking for a delightful residence in the middle of a typical Hawaiian town, we hardily recommend this property. The place is old but you can tell that it is well cared for. When you drive up to the property you are overwhelmed by the fragrance of the plumeria tree in the side yard and the 10' jasmine hedge running down the side of the property. The yard is very private and a great place to enjoy and outdoor shower. The kitchen is as you expect it would be when sugar was king. Walk a block to the beach. The one drawback that we found was that the climate is dry, very similar to that where we come from in Colorado. Kendall, thank you for a wonderful vacation but next time you do not have to give us a tsunami.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Saddle Room
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Wranglers Steakhouse
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Kekaha Beach Park

Kekaha is a sleepy beach community which serves as a gateway to the beautiful Waimea Canyon and the lush Na Pali coast. Originally a sugar plantation camp village, Kekaha still has some wonderful old plantation cottages in the town. Kekaha is not a tourist area but rather a local community. Its beautiful beach, is the longest and most deserted on Kauai.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.