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Beautiful Views, Walk To Beaches And Restaurants

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 3 Bath Spacious Home

Poipu Vista Villa is a custom designed home in Poipu Kai Resort. Ocean and mountain views are just the beginning for this Hawaiian paradise. The incredible design of this home literally brings the outdoors in, creating a place to relax in peace and privacy with beautiful panoramic views ranging from the mountains to the sea from the living area and wrap around lanai.

Upon your arrival you will know that you are 'Somewhere Special'. A 40 foot wall of glass paneled mahogany doors lead out into your very own private tropical garden with a lava rock sunken spa and pond with a walkway that winds you through a rainbow of colored tropical flowers and palms. The lushly landscaped grounds include orchids, tropical plants, banana and palm trees which greet you swaying in the gentle breezes.

When you finally make your way back indoors you will find it tastefully appointed in an Asian/Bali design reflecting style and grace with natural bamboo and quartzite flooring and a open Hawaiian style, spacious floor plan. A custom gourmet kitchen with an island and granite counter tops over red oak cabinets and breakfast bar seating for four persons. The dining area has seating for up to 10 persons at a formal but relaxed setting.

Poipu Villa Vista is set up on two levels which offers privacy to families traveling together and is ideal for family reunions. The first level is an Ohana, which has a separate entrance through French doors. This apartment includes two of the bedrooms and a bathroom along with a full second kitchen with granite counter tops and all new appliances including a large side by side refrigerator freezer with water and ice in the door, microwave and full oven and stove.

More Details

Nick and Wendy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Nick and Wendy

We live in the beautiful Town Los Gatos in Northern California. Nick is originally from England and Wendy from Southern California, but we have both lived in Silicon Valley for over 20 years. We have been married for 18 years and have three fantastic children. We are excited to take over the management of this longtime successful Poipu vacation rental !

Why Nick and Wendy chose Kauai

We enjoy traveling to the Hawaiian Islands and have enjoyed many family vacations on Hawaii, Maui and Kauai. But our favorite spot is Poipu in Kauai. On our last trip Nick came across Poipu Villa Vista on his morning run, on a whim he picked up a flyer. Low and behold we are now the proud owners!

Poipu Villa Vista has been a successful rental for several years, and under the previous owner had a strong history of happy customers. We are excited for the opportunity to continue providing happy memories for many more families!

What makes this house unique

The panoramic views from this Poipu Kai Crestview home are reason enough to stay. However with it's 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths it can easily house two families, so we can travel with our friends and family and so can you. The size and location close to beaches make for endless possibilities. Maybe you will see a Monk Seal on Poipu Beach at sundown, or boogie board every morning at Shipwreck beach, get a great massage at the Hyatt, cruise the NaPali coast in a catamaran and visit Waimea Canyon just to name a few. Sunny Poipu is a great spot to hang out or launch your explorations. Enjoy Kauaui!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family vacation was surely enhanced by staying at such a beautiful home with plenty of room for everyone. The location of this home was ideally to home base from; whether you choose a short walk to the beach, pool or a car trip to see the many wonders the island has to offer. We certainly will be booking another trip, including lodging at your home. Thanks again for sharing your home with our family.
May 2015
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Poipu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , downstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , downstairs
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Kitchens are fully equipped, gourmet kitchens with all utensils and equipment needed to prepare fantastic meals for the whole family. We also have a large Gas Grill (BBQ) with rotisserie. Boogie boards and beach chairs available for guest use.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Views, Walk To Beaches And Restaurants
average rating of 4.783784 based on 43 reviews

Perfect for family get-together

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house for a family get-together. The open floor plan to the outdoors is a real treat and a great back yard and front lanai. Beautiful vista view from the front and so nice to be a short walk to the beach. The house has all the amenities for a relaxed vacation.

The owners are very nice and we really appreciate this house for our family time together.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location and beautiful home

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful vacation home, opening up the 3 sets of sliding doors brought the wonderful tropical air in and made you feel that you were truly some place special. It is spacious with a huge lanai and private backyard with hot tub, and room for the girls yoga. Our family consisted of 8 adults and 3 young children, there was plenty of room for all, and also space if you needed some quiet time. The home had an ample supply of kitchen utensils, bath and beach towels even a bag full of beach toys, umbrella, and bogie board. The upstairs bathrooms were beautiful and spa like, we all loved using the walk in showers. The downstairs was used basically for sleeping and access to a second refrigerator was key for a large group. Laundry was located off the kitchen and was so nice to have, yes the dryer is noisy at times, but no big deal for us. Wendy had the crib set up, pack and play, high chair, and stroller all ready for our use. Our communication with her and Thomas (local contact) was easy and with appropriate time responses. Our only complaint is the bedding, every mattress in the house is worn out and uncomfortable. All of the adults complained about sore backs and not getting a good night sleep. We were expecting/hoping for luxurious pillows and bedding. We moved the twin mattress toppers from the basement to the upstairs to make half the bed tolerable, did it ruin our stay? No, just would have made it a 5 star review.The home's location is absolutely perfect! The Poipu Kai Resort walkway is amazing, perfectly maintained and well lite for walking home from sunsets. This home sits right in the middle of both beaches and right off the walkway! It is a beautiful and a safe walk to the beaches.

We enjoyed shopping in Poipu, but Koloa was our favorite stop with all local shops, Pizzetta was great pizza and fish tacos from the food trucks are a must. The shops at Spouting Horn were also local and had great souvenirs, Puakea Golf Course was reasonably priced and challenging for par golfers. Captain Andy's snorkel and tour of Na Pali Coast was amazing also!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear that you had a great trip and enjoyed all the fantastic shops and Restaurants around Poipu and Koloa. So sorry to hear that the mattresses were so uncomfortable, but fortunately Kauai made up for it:) In March we are doing a major renovation of the main living , kitchen, dining area and we will also be updating all the bedding at that time.
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Great views and location

  • 4 of 5

The house had a wonderful layout, well maintained grounds and ample space. I loved the amazing views from the porch and the proximity to the beach and town.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great house for families. walk to beach.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation in this rental. The main level features an open floor plan with accordion doors that open in the front to lanai and to the back to a garden. Large kitchen with dining areas inside and on the lanai.

Separate entrance downstairs has two bedrooms and a separate kitchen.

The beach is a 1/2 mile away via a separate car-free pedestrian path.

My entire family loved the house and we plan on staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home at beautiful Poipu

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 just returned from our stay in this beautiful home. We loved the openness of the home, the well appointed kitchen and beautiful newly remodeled bathrooms. As we have three children with us 7 and under, the downstairs was a great place for their family to have and not worry about waking the rest of the family. We enjoyed almost every meal at the large table on the lanai and the beautiful backyard was quiet and relaxing. The house provided everything we needed, fluffy towels, every kitchen appliance and tool we needed, bathing products, right down to snack bags for packing nibbles for the beach. The only suggestion I would make would be to update the bedding. Thanks for sharing your beautiful house with us!! Mahalo!!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Family Home. Amazing backyard. Walk to Shipwreck Beach.

  • 5 of 5

We brought our family to stay in Kauai and really loved the open floor plan of this home in Poipu Kai. The Hawaiian decorations and furniture contributed to a welcoming aloha vibe. We walked to Shipwreck Beach and we were a short drive to Brennecke Beach and Baby Beach. The upstairs bathrooms were recently remodeled and the showers were awesome. We enjoyed the backyard jacuzzi and all of the birds that visited the lovely landscaped yard, including a beautiful white egret. We would stay here again. It was wonderful. Only concern was maneuvering a steep driveway in rain. It was a little slippery.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14.8 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Brennecke's Beach Broiler
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Tidepools at the Hyatt
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Poipu Beach Park
Car: recommended

We are a short walk on a greenbelt pathway to Shipwreck Beach to the east and Brenneke's Beach and Poipu Beach Park to the west. Poipu Kai Resort services include use of a gated swimming pool and 8 tennis courts (2 grass, 6 hardcourt).The Hyatt and Anara Spa are a 5 minute walk from the house. Multiple golf courses nearby including the PGA Poipu Bay Course at the Hyatt and Kiahuna Golf Club


Rates & Availability

Poipu House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holiday Rate 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
Holiday Rate 2018
Nov 17 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $385 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.41%

Parties of 6 people or less can reserve the main floor only for $2695 per week. These bookings must be requested via email to the owner.
We will consider stays below 7 nights on a case by case basis. Please email the owner directly, as 'request quote' feature will not work for stays under 7 nights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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