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Patricia Biehn

Member since: 2001
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Poipu Shores #102B, One Bedroom, central AC, dramatic overwater lanai

23 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Poipu Condo Rental Photos and Description

As comfortable as this Poipu Shores condo is inside, what makes the location spectacular and unique is the dramatic 500 square-foot lanai cantilevered over the cove below. It is not a common area of the resort and is shared only with the one bedroom condo next door. It has its own private lanai furniture, chaises, and dining set, as well as easy access to the pool. Enjoy this delightful space for lounging, savoring your meals, watching the abundant sea life, and for one of the absolutely best sunset views on the island.

You will be enchanted by the relationship of the lanai to the ocean; it’s like being on a stationary sailing ship. Families of sea turtles and colorful fish graze in the cove throughout the day, dolphins cavort and spin in the waves, and in winter parades of Humpback whales cruise by, often putting on an athletic show of their own.

This truly amazing one bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom Poipu Shores condo has been completely remodeled and refurnished. It was designed and decorated by the architect and artist owners to make the most of this unique location perched on the very edge of the ocean above crashing waves. It is a serene retreat, yet only a five minute walk to the sandy shores and many amenities of Poipu Beach.

The ocean is the focus of the intimate condo home with tall walls of ocean-front windows providing stunning views of the surf, the sea and the sky. Louvers provide almost constant cool tropical breezes. Large mirrors echo the views from surprising perspectives, bringing the ocean into the living areas. Artwork by the owner and others enhances the uniqueness of the space.

Beauty, practicality and comfort make this condo a delight to occupy, with cool polished marble flooring throughout. The ceiling fans draw in the ocean breezes, and air conditioning is available if needed. Multiple window coverings and plantation shutters allow you to adjust the light and ocean breezes to your preferences.

Counter tops and window sills in all the rooms are of slab granite flecked with glittering pyrite and quartz, with swirling patterns reminiscent of the sparkle and flow of the ocean below.

Hand crafted on Kauai, the Shaker style glass-fronted cabinets contain the well equipped kitchen and entertainment options. A full range of appliances provide all the comforts of home. Under-cabinet LED lighting is cool, energy efficient and pleasing. The living area includes two comfortable love seats, and the dining area lets you sit right above the ocean and enjoy the incredible views. There are flat screen TVs in both living and bedroom, each with a DVD player to keep you up-to-date and entertained. There is a large library of books of local interest, as well as a DVD collection also with a focus on the Kauai theme.

The carved teak platform queen bed has a latex pillow top mattress, and fine linens ensure your comfort as you drift off to sleep listening to the ocean's serenade. The generous en-suite bathroom provides for privacy and comfort. The river rock floor in the shower is a reflexology treatment in itself! A half-bath is conveniently located off the living room.

You will find beach chairs, towels, coolers, binoculars and other amenities tucked away in the closets.

When you can tear yourself away from the condo's amazing views and comforts to explore the wonders of the Garden Island, Poipu definitely offers the most convenient, central location, and the most reliable weather on the island. It is ideal.

In all of Kauai there is but one lanai that sails out over the waves – 102B at Poipu Shores.

Hawaii Transient Accommodation #W79941722-01

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Patricia Biehn (Property Manager)
Member since: 2001
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Patricia Biehn

Owned by an architect and artist, this couple was a many time returning guests of mine. They had always wanted a piece of this part of paradise and this condo was their dream come true. Their love of color and good tast is apparent in the choices made in remodeling this home.

Patricia Biehn purchased this condo in 2011

Why Patricia Biehn chose Kauai

Poipu Shore is a small boutique type of complex, with only 39 condos in 3 buildings. All condos are oceanfront and the oceanfront pool is a delight. Far away from the road, you will only hear the ocean, you will sleep like a baby, lulled by the waves. A short stroll along the ocean brings you to Poipu Beach Park, one of the best in Hawaii. If you want peace and quiet, Poipu Shores is the place for you.

What makes this condo unique

The oceanfront views, oceanfront pool, quiet location and proximity to the amenities of the south shore, make this an ideal location for your stay on Kauai.

Reviews

4.9
based on 23 traveler reviews

Poipu Shores #102B, One Bedroom, central AC, dramatic overwater lanai
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
5

Magical place and breathtaking view!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I only got to enjoy 3 days and 2 nights in this fantastic apartment with private lanai .....but oh. my. gah! We loved it and wished we'd had more time there. We needed a larger abode for the first part of our honeymoon but then sized down and moved to the south shore for the latter part. My groom's words, "Now this feels like honeymoon." Views, surf, turtles, sunsets were spectacular! So sad to leave....

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Kendra, Mahalo for taking the time to review our very special Poipu Shores 102B. Your review makes it so good for us as we strive to give people a perfect condo and a sublime oceanfront experience. You are thoughtful to impart such kind thoughts. We welcome you back for future anniversaries! Mahalo and aloha, Patricia and Tom
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5

Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We really loved this location and would definitely stay here again! It was nicely furnished and very comfortable. The pictures of views are exact! I believe it's the best unit as it comes with the great deck. Deb & Sam

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a great experience! Just breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the beautiful condo for 4 nights. Beautiful sunsets, fantastic lanai looking over sea turtles. We saw humpback whales in the distance one morning and a group of dolphins another morning. After our activities (Jack Harter no door helicopter ride - a MUST, played Poipu Bay golf course, visit to Kauai coffee company and walking trips to the beach), we could not wait to get back on the large lanai. On windy days, it was perfect as we did not feel as much the cool wind. The salt water pool is just steps away. Very clean and comfortable bed. The only thing I would change would be the pillows. A little hard for my liking.

Great restaurants 5 to 10 minutes by car : Eating house, Stevenson's at the Grand Hyatt, Merriman's and The Beach House. We would absolutely rent this condo again on our next trip to Kauai. It really is the best condo in Poipu!

Annick & Alain

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sensational accommodation

  • 5 of 5

By husband and I stayed here in March 2015 and cannot rave enough about this property. We would definitely stay again in the future! It was clean and well kept. With its gorgeous interiors and views to match. The lanai is sensational and a great spot to watch the sunset or enjoy sea turtles swimming right at your feet! The property was described accurately and were very happy with the customer service. There are only positives to say about this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely condo, amazing location

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved this little condo. It is beautifully appointed and in a marvellous location right overlooking the Ocean. The deck is over the ocean and we regularly saw sea turtles in the surf and on the rocks just below. This spot is also good for whale watching in season.

Please be aware that the deck is shared with the condo next door but is quite large enough for two couples. We had no problems whatsoever and would happily rent this unit again. The two managers were wonderful and helpful and especially as one has a beautiful Golden Retriever!

Poipu Shores probably has the best location in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best condo in Poipu!

  • 5 of 5

This was the third time we have stayed at Poipu Shores Condominiums. Unit 102B is the best unit in the place for 2 people. It has a very large private lanai that overhangs the rock shoreline which is your private viewing station for sea turtles which are always present. You will also see Humpback Whales breaching the water about a 1/2 mile off shore if you stay during their migration. While other people take excursions to see whales and turtles you can sit on the lanai and watch the show! The unit is perfect for two people. The pool is just a few steps away from the unit and is delightful. The unit has been upgraded and is very comfortable. The lanai is shared with 101B but has separate furniture and is large so it is not intrusive. Sharing the lanai was nice because we made new friends that we will be visiting us and us them.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha C and L, Thank you for your kind words, I'm happy you appreciated the upgrades in the condo. I'm grateful for your stays over the past 17 years! Thank you also for the lovely lunch and catching up. We look forward to your next trip to Kauai, after the long trip from the east. Mahalo!
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Poipu Beach is a wonderful destination on Kauai. The beaches, the views, the turtles are abundant from your lanai, whales are abundant in season and dolphins are visible daily. Wonderful restaurants are with in either walking distance or within 2 miles. Golfing, surfing, snorkelling, body surfing, tennis and any other activity you desire is near by. Located on the southsore for optimal weather and centrally located for touring to the north shore or the west side, remember the rest of paradise awaits you. Take a helicopter tour to see the areas that are not accessible any other way. The island is magical and we hope you feel it's impact. Kauai no ka oi, or Kauai is the best, and you will soon find out why.

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Rates & Availability

Poipu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2016
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Low Season Special 2016
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Holiday 2016/2017
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$440
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 4 2017 - Apr 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$370
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 25 2017 - Jun 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$370
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Low Season Special 2017
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Holiday 2017 / 2018
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 5 2018 - Apr 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
$380
 

Additional information about rental rates

Out Cleaning $141
Tax Rate 13.42%

$500 holds reservation until 60 days prior to arrival, when balance is due in full. $75.00 administration fee on all cancellations. There is a 3% credit card service fee not included in the VRBO total, which can be waived if you pay with personal check, e-check or bank transfer.

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Amenities

Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 635 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) A brand new Resound latex mattress, firm with pillow top, pure comfort!
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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