Listen to the surf, smell the tropical flowers, enjoy mountain & ocean views.
About Gary T.
We have always been drawn to the Hawaiian spirit and culture. We have been to Hawaii at least 12 times before buying our home Lani Hanalei. Having visited and look at home on all the islands, when we arrived to the north shore of Kauai we fell in love with this area. There is no other area in Hawaii that match the breath-taking beauty of this part of Kauai.
Gary T. purchased this House in 2015
Why Gary T. chose Princeville
We looked at 40 - 50 homes in the Hanalei/Princeville area. The moment we walked into Lani Hanalei we knew this home was the one. The views of the mountains, waterfalls and Hanalei Bay are truly mesmerizing. Our home has multiple living areas and a large family style kitchen, which makes for plenty of space for groups or families.
What makes this House unique
Waking up and seeing the mountains, waterfalls and Hanalei Bay is a calming and beautiful experience. Then it is time for coffee and breakfast on the lanai with the same views. We having found this home to being very calming and a place where any pressures or stresses you may have had melt away.
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Perfect for large family, great location, quality accommodiations.
A wonderful property to stay at for groups of families or large extended families. 5 bedrooms (plus one is more of a suite with a sofa bed in an adjacent room). 3 have their own bathroom. Large kitchen dining area and living room with gorgeous view of the mountains to entrance you as you eat breakfast. Nice quality bedding and towels, as well as beach towels. There is a large washer and dryer to clean the linens, as well as your own clothes so you don't need to pack as much.
Included is access to and use of equipment in the garage, such as bicycles, 4+ boogie boards, 4 beach umbrellas, an ice chest, and some snorkeling equipment, which facilitate making a spur of the moment run to any of the nearby beaches.
Kitchen has a many good quality pots and pans and silverware. There are a few ingredients left over from prior guests, such as salt, olive oil, vinegar, ketchup, dressings, mayo, etc. A shopping center with grocery store is just about a mile away.
We were there in August, so it was hot. The house has no AC, so if you have any elderly people who are sensitive, you might want to think twice. All windows have screens so you can get ventilation. Mosquitos come in the evening. Follow the directions in the house manual, which explain how to keep the breeze blowing through the home (open some windows, keep others closed, to direct breeze through the home).
The north side of the island has good access to many small and distinctive beaches within 15 minutes drive. Some are as close as a 20 minute leisurely walk.
For snorkeling, I recommend Hideaways Beach (Pali Ke Kua). Look it up. The climb is challenging at points, but not as scary as some describe it to be. Few people go there and so its very easy to see a large variety and quantity of fish pretty close to shore. My bro in law saw 2 sea turtles!! Always respect nature's power and don't leave your common sense behind. Stay away from rocky shores to the west.
Great stay, amazing host
House is nicely decorated & has a beautiful view upstairs. The host was great; very responsive & helpful! Would highly recommend!!
This house was the perfect place for our family. We had our kids, grandkids, & great grandkids. We all loved this place & the area. The house is very clean & very will equipped with everything we needed. The furniture is nice & very well cared for. The whole family loved sitting on the front porch & rocking in the rocking chairs. At night we sat out on the lani & enjoyed visiting with our grandkids. The neighborhood is beautiful. And the views we had of the mountains & waterfalls were spectacular. The backyard was so fun for the grandkids looking for Geckos. We couldn’t of asked fo a better location. Within waking distance to the Happy Talk Restaurant which has live music every night & a place to watch the gorgeous sunset. Within walking distance to the beach, Queen’s Bath & Hideway Beach. My husband loved playing on the beautiful Princeville Maka Golf course which is located close to the house. Gary was very attentive in making sure we had everything we needed. We had a wonderful time here & would love to come back. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with our family.
Waterfalls, rainbows, and mai tais, oh my!
Situated in the middle of Princeville splendor, this property has it all. Our family met for a reunion and it accommodated all of us comfortably and had a whole lot of extras to boot. We had our choice of activities from surfing, SUPing, snorkeling, and boogie boarding all stored in the garage. Everything you need for a beach day is supplied including chairs, life vests, plenty of towels, a cooler, and more. The kitchen is fully equipped which allowed us to have family meals with views of waterfalls and rainbows. We had little ones in our party and there were plenty of toys to keep them occupied. We were able to walk to pristine beaches and enjoyed happy hour a few nights at the Hanalei Bay Resort. When we had questions, the host was readily available with answers. I would definitely stay here again.
Mahalo, we love having families staying at our Kauai home. I are so pleased that helped make your vacation a very special event. Come back and explore more of our beautiful Kauai.
Great family house in a great location close to the beach.
This home was great for our large family vacation. The layout and location made it very convenient, and we enjoyed using the variety of equipment they provided like snorkel gear, fishing rods, boogie boards, and beach chairs.
Mahalo for staying on our beautiful island of Kauai and staying in our home. We have tried to make our home the perfect multi-family home for your stay. Come back and explore more of our island soon.
Wonderful home, wonderful location
Thoroughly enjoyed both the home and the community that it is located in. Reasonably easy to use as a base while exploring the rest of this amazing island. My grandchildren (and children) were particularly pleased by the beaches that were in close proximity.
Mahalo for staying in our Princeville, Kauai home. We are pleased to hear you found our house a great base location to explore Kauai, you enjoyed the beaches that are within walking distance of our home and that the children found the kids furniture and toys.
Came back a stay with us again when you can.
Our home, Lani Hanalei, is in the exclusive community of Princeville. You will be located in one of the quite areas of Princeville, away from busy streets. You will be walking distance to the Hanalei Bay Resort and the St. Regis at Princeville where you will find causal and fine dining, nightly entertainment and shopping.
You will also be walking distance to the beaches featured in the movie the Decedents, Queens Bath and Turtle Cove.
Hanalei Bay is a very short drive. This is a two-mile crescent bay with beautiful white sand, clear warm water and the same stunning mountain views that you get staying at your Lani Hanalei home.
Kauai has more white sand beaches that any other Hawaiian Island and they are all within easy driving distance.