About the property
- House1197 sqft
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
New finishes and furnishings throughout, our gorgeous home is the perfect resting place between your adventures on Kauai.
World famous Hanalei Bay, voted the number one beach in America, is less than 200 yards away and will provide you with the ultimate beach-going experience. Take in the sunrise, waterfalls, rainbows, boats, surfers, Bali Hai sunsets and incredible ocean beauty. Bay activities include: snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, surfing, bodyboarding, hiking, walking, jogging, and, of course, relaxing.
From the large covered lanai, you can watch the Waioli river flow by on its way to the Bay. Enjoy an incredibly romantic sunset as the sun disappears behind the NaPali Coast line, or gaze at one of the largest and oldest monkey pod trees on the island and ponder its strength as it has withstood multiple tsunamis and three hurricanes. The home's interior invites you to relax. The gourmet kitchen includes all stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and cherry cabinets. There are two large king bed bedroom suites, each with closet, private toilet, bath tub and shower and vaulted ceilings with fans. Additionally, one of the suites has a top-bunk twin bed.
Historic Hanalei town is a five to 10 minute walk away. Excellent restaurants, quaint shops, grocery and health food stores, farmer's markets, activities desks, yoga, Pilates, day spa, massage, surf shops and churches are all conveniently located in Hanalei town. Princeville resort and spa are just a five minute drive up the hill, offering you three world class golf courses, tennis and a day spa.
This home is perfect for families up to five or one to two couples with or without children.
SUP boards/paddles may be rented for $100 a week (based on availability). If desired, please request when booking.
TV-5118-NCU On-island 24/7 contact: Lauren 808.346.1817
Keywords: Private home, located near the Waioli stream in Hanalei. A short 3 minute walk to Grandpa's and Pine Tree's beaches and 4 blocks to town.
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 20, 2018
About Lauren Benton
I've experienced most every hike, surf break, beach, waterfall, restaurant and activity possible on Kauai and am happy to share that info with you.
Lauren Benton purchased this House in 2001
Why Lauren Benton chose Hanalei
Having lived in multiple houses/locations in Hanalei we realized it's rare to find a home that isn't right next door to another. While this home is adjacent to another home, it's also adjacent to a 1/2 acre lot that rolls down to the Waioli Stream and offers beautiful views, a peaceful setting and a feeling of being a bit away from it all (even though you're right in town and a couple blocks from the beach).
What makes this House unique
Na Pali mountain view, short walk to the beach and ocean.
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
We loved our trip and stay in your beautiful home!
The home was perfect for our family vacation to Hanalei. The property was beautiful and so clean and inviting. Thank you so much.
GREAT home in Hanalei
This is a fantastic rental property in Hanalei. The photos and descriptions showed how great the house was and it didn't disappoint. There is a huge covered lanai with views and the interior was spacious and perfect for 2 couples. There are 2 large master suites with king beds with Air condition units in the bedroom - although we didn't need them when we visited in October. In the hallway between the bedrooms is a half bath with stackable washer/dryer. All of the towels and linens are nice and seems to be new. My husband and I have probably rented 5 different properties in Hanalei over the years, and this was the best one yet! It is clear that the owner, Lauren, has spent time and resources thinking of everything a renter would like while visiting. There are also boogie boards, bikes, snorkel equipment! It is close to the road - so there is some road noise as folks pass by, but the cars go slow (think it's only 25mph) and it's quiet after dark! We did not hear any roosters at this property! Would definitely recommend this property and hope to return sometime soon!
Perfection in Paradise
The day before we were set to fly to Kauai we had a previous rental cancel on us. My fiance found Waile Hale and we reached out to them and Lauren responded immediately. The entire stay she was tentative and went above and beyond expectations to make us feel at home. The bikes and water gear allowed us to stroll into the nearby town and walk to the beach with little effort and enabled us to take full advantage of our Honeymoon. The place itself was peaceful, with an amazing view and lots of privacy. Initally the house was quite hot (we had heard later the trade winds had not been that strong this time of year); however the two bedrooms had air conditioning which made for a perfect nights sleep and there were plenty of fans that kept us a good temperature. After touring the entire island both my husband and I hands down agreed Hanalei town was the best spot on the island and that the emergency last minute rental change was a blessing in disguise. We couldn't have been more happy with the fully stocked house, comfy bed and perfect location. We can't wait to visit again!
Exquisite house and location
We stayed here with our two children (ages 2 and 6) for a week. The house is perfect and very well equipped for children and beach goers. We twice daily made the quick walk to the beach, carting our children and gear in the provided wagon, and then relaxing. Easy walk or bike ride to town. The house itself has a lovely view and was super comfortable. Easy to cook dinners with all the necessary items for a full kitchen. We hope to be back again soon!
Relaxing vacation at a fantastic location!
Our family of 5 (3 teenage boys) stayed in this great home for a week. Short walk to the beach (Hanalei Bay) was perfect! Big, uncrowded beach, and the waves were almost always good for boogie boarding. The house had plenty of boogie boards, beach towels, bikes, a cooler, a wagon, some board games. There was great space in the house as well. Pretty, peaceful views from the spacious lanai. We ate out there many times. We could walk to the shops/restaurants in town if we wanted. Highly recommend this location on the north shore - so many things to do and other beaches to visit just a short drive away, and this is a very comfortable home base to access everything. Good restaurants, shave ice and ice cream - Hanalei Bay Pizzeria, JoJo's Shave Ice, Pink's Ice Cream & Grilled Cheese, Hanalei Gourmet, The Dolphin. Lauren was very responsive and helpful when we had questions. She recommended Princeville Adventures for zip lining, and we all loved it! There's much talk in reviews about the "grassy lot out front." It did sell when we were there (we talked with the seller when he was there a couple times), and if the new owner builds, the lanai view will obviously change. However, I still think the location is great for proximity to the beach and all other things North Shore.
Loving Life in HanaleiTown
This is a very sweet home, very comfortable, nicely appointed. Had everything we needed, and then some! Really great that the owners provide beach towels, chairs, umbrella, snorkel gear, kids' beach toys, etc. - and a wagon to haul it all in! We made good use of the bikes. The beds are very comfortable, and all the linens were wonderful. We got the farmers' market on Saturday, and the kitchen is well stocked and great for cooking. We sat on the lanai in the mornings with coffee, and sometimes during afternoon rainshowers. Did get one beautiful rainbow one afternoon. The adjoining lot is for sale, but for the time being there is an unobstructed view to the river. If you like Kaua'i's North Shore, this is a excellent place to stay.
Once guests visit Kauai, and discover Hanalei, they rarely stay anywhere else. Hanalei has it all - spectacular beauty, ocean, surf, beach, mountains, and town with unique shops, great restaurants, grocery stores and farmer's market.
Additional information about rental rates
CANCELLATION: Should you wish to cancel your reservation, notice of cancellation MUST BE IN WRITING AND RECEIVED MORE THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CHECK IN DATE. We will refund the sums you have paid, less a $250 cancellation fee. If your notice of cancellation is RECEIVED LESS THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR CHECK IN DATE, you will forfeit all sums paid, except your security deposit, unless we are able to re-rent the property to someone else, at the same rate, for the same period. Any rental, partial rental or reduced rental for the same period will be credited to you, less the $250 cancellation fee.