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Spectacular Ocean View Newly Remodeled 2BD 2Bath

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Poipu Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bdrm/2 Bath Great Ocean View Condo Poipu Beach Koloa South Shore Kauai

BLDG 34, UNIT #211

The view in these photos depict actual view from the condo. You can clearly see waves breaking. With the fresh water lagoon also in view this location is ideal. One of the best on property!

The Kiahuna Plantation Resort's unique beauty and sandy beach make it the perfect location on Kauai's south shore for families, honeymooners, friends gathering, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays.

Steps to the sand. THIS IS THE ONLY BEACHFRONT CONDO RESORT OWNER DIRECT VACATION RENTAL IN POIPU AREA ON A SANDY BEACH. And this ocean view unit has one of the nicest locations on the Kiahuna property.

The amazing view from both the upstairs and downstairs lanai looks out over the lagoon, a garden/lawn and the blue, blue ocean. Although it is only a minute's walk to the beach, it has a very peaceful and private feel. No one walks in front of the unit and no cars are visible or parked nearby. It is all garden and water.

This unit is comfortable for guests of all ages. The beach in front of the condo is great for snorkelers, sunbathers, kids and beginning to advanced surfers. Wonderful gardens, comfortable pathways and open grassy lawns abound at the Kiahuna making it easy to walk in just your flip flops or even barefoot!

The unit itself is spacious, comfortable and clean. Upstairs has the main living area and the fully equipped kitchen, both with the wonderful view. When or if you tire of going out to all the great nearby restaurants, the kitchen is well supplied with everything but the food for cooking meals. Or, you can relax and enjoy the immaculate outdoor gas BBQs close by and picnic tables.

Downstairs there is a master suite with attached bath. The master also has its own lanai, ocean view, and TV. The second bedroom, on the garden side of the condo, has two twin beds that can convert to a king. The second bath is next to the second bedroom. There is also a very comfortable queen bed inside the sofa. Portacrib and safety gate available in unit.

Every activity there is to do in Hawaii can be done right from this unit. If not at the Kiahuna, then just a short walk or drive away. Sailing,fishing,sightseeing, hiking, anything on the ocean-- paddle boarding, kayaking, surfing (two nice breaks right in front of the Kiahuna), snorkeling, diving or just floating with cocktail in hand! There is a guest beach hut and showers close to the condo. The beach hut can get you everything you need for the beach: towels,chairs,sunscreen snorkeling gear and even sand castle building supplies!

Local activities all within walking distance to your condo include diving instruction, surf and paddle board rentals and lessons, and outdoor yoga on the lawn.

For those that want to get away from the beach for a short while the Kiahuna Plantation grounds offer amazing gardens filled with lily ponds, Koi, orchids, cacti, tropical flowers and colorful bird life. Throughout, there are large, mature tropical trees interspersed with spacious rolling lawns. The lawns go right up to the beach and many people enjoy lounging on the grass in the shade of the coconut palms, enjoying a good read, with an occasional dip in the ocean.

The gardens and the original Plantation House, now the onsite restaurant, are pieces of history from the early days of the first sugar plantation. Well worth exploring!

The condo is just a short walk to the restaurants and shops across the street. We love Keoki's Paradise with it's open air seating and live music at the bar. At Poipu Shopping village there's plenty of shopping! You can also travel a short distance west to Kukui'ula for more stores and restaurants.

There are also several grocery stores for stocking up your condo and buying gifts. The famous Brennecke's beach is just a short distance away. A new mall, Kukui'ula, has just opened nearby with it's own natural foods store, more shopping and restaurants.

Kauai itself has unlimited things to do and explore. From shopping to helicopter rides to exploring the North and West shores by Zodiac or catamaran excursions. Last time we were there we paddle boarded up the Wailua River and then hiked up to Secret Falls. Really an incredible experience! We will send you information on some of the things to do on the island with your reservation.

Just know that whenever you come back to the Kiahuna you will have a beautiful and comfortable home to hang your sunhat in- with its' own amazing view of the ocean that may make you not want to leave!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 28, 2016

About Jennifer

I have been visiting the Kiahuna Plantation for many years now. Every time I return it feels like home. There are many beautiful plantation buildings in the complex but I believe this spot is one of the best. The view of the surf is spectacular. If you are so inclined to surf, you can literally check it from the living room with your coffee and walk to the beach from the unit. Watching the Tilapia and the bird life in the fresh water lagoon right in front is very relaxing and entertaining. Kauai will capture your heart and this place will be your home away from home.

Jennifer purchased this condo in 2013

Why Jennifer chose Kauai

The Kiahuna Plantation resort is unique to all the islands. It is not a hotel or a time share. Each condominium is privately owned. The property is also very open and spread out, low density with wonderful pedestrian grounds between the classic plantation style buildings. It also has its own beach. It's a great enhancement to your vacation to be able to get away from cars, garages, and parking lots. All the condos have the same floor plan (either one or two bedroom) and similar interior design but every location within the Kiahuna is different. Some are better than others! Be selective!

THIS CONDO JUST UNDERWENT FULL REMODEL OCTOBER 2015!! Some units are noisier than others, some have more pedestrian and car traffic than others, some have more privacy than others and some of them have not been updated in years. It's important to work directly with an owner to know exactly what you are getting!

When this unit came up for sale, I knew from staying at the Kiahuna many times that I had found something special. This condo has a breathtaking view of the ocean and yet it is far enough from the busy beach, parking lots and road traffic to be very quiet and serene. Nobody walks or drives in front of the condo giving a very private feel, even in crowded times of the year.

What makes this condo unique

The condo is a minute's walk to the famous Poipu Beach and a six or seven minute walk to the shops and restaurants across the street. It is just a short walk to the check-in areas. The parking lot next to the condo, although just far enough away to not be a sound problem, is close enough for easy access in and out of the car. And it usually has good spots available! The condo is situated nicely to get a lot of brightness and to capture the ocean breezes. FULL REMODEL AND REFURNISHING FALL 2015

* NOTE: any condos not rented directly from owner, there is no guarantee on which unit you get or its condition.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Ocean View Newly Remodeled 2BD 2Bath
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews
Elmira, Mi

Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful with an amazing view! The owners were very nice and accommodating! The resort was awesome in the middle of a botanical garden. We had a fabulous time loved the snorkeling and great beach!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Experience

  • 5 of 5

Unit Owner was pleasant to work with. Residence was in excellent condition. Unit also has great views and was overall a perfect location on the island for our family vacation. Highly recommend this unit.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo, Geoff, for taking a few minutes out of your busy schedule to post a review of your experience at unit 211 at the Kiahuna Plantation. Reviews are valuable for travelers searching for the right place to stay. Where we stay has a lot to do with the overall experience of our vacations. Please know you are welcome back anytime. Consider it your Hawaii home! Jennifer
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Very clean comfortable and fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained and great customer service.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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even better than the pictures

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Plantation condo for five nights with four adults and a baby and had a fabulous time! The pictures of the condo on VRBO looked great but in person it was even better. The living room, dining room, kitchen area were larger than we expected and allowed us to host dinner several times with other friends. The entire condo has been redecorated and is much more modern than the other condos we saw. One of the best parts of the condo is we had a direct view of the ocean and the beach was less than a five minute walk. Walking in the other direction we could get to the shopping center and restaurants in five minutes and parking was only 100 feet from the condo. We will definitely return to this condo when we come back to Kauai.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking a few minutes to submit your review. I know that future travelers really rely on the opinions of previous guests and your comments will help everyone make their decisions when booking a place to stay. I truly appreciate the wonderful guests that have enjoyed this condo as much as I do. It truly is one of the best spots to be in all of Hawaii!! I welcome you back anytime.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We visited in Oct.; four adults and a 3 + year old. The property was clean and comfortable and easy to access. A lovely view and short walk to the beach. The current was a little strong for the toddler, but the beach about .5 miles away was perfect and he loved the swimming pool across the road.

We needed to purchase all food preparation supplies for the kitchen...but utensils were adequate. Laundry was a short trek but otherwise fine.

Nice places to eat close by and the weather was beautiful.

Jennifer was very responsive to our inquiries...and quite helpful...

Would stay there again!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review. I appreciate the details you shared as will future guests. I look forward to sharing this Hawaii home with you again in the future.
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Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

After many hours on the internet, I was hopeful when I found this listing that I had found the perfect spot for our long-overdue family vacation. After chatting with Jennifer, I was sure I had. The condo turned out to be better than expected. It's much more spacious than it looks in the photos. It is super clean and well-appointed. My husband and I and our 3 adult children were quite comfortable. Loved having my morning coffee on the Lanai, looking out at the ocean. We made good use of the kitchen and the outdoor BBQs; we only ate dinner out once. (But we did enjoy was called "Eating House 1849") Location was just super. Local fish market had really nice, fresh fish. We had delicious Ono, Opa, Swordfish and Ahi. (Some of the employees there were nice, some not so nice, and a little pricey, but far cheaper than Dolphin fish market in Hanalei). Loved the poke at the sushi bar inside the little grocery store. Cool stuff and nice folks at the local surf shop. Only suggestion for the condo might be that instead of a pull-out sofa, if there had been an aero-bed we could have still used the couches for watching TV without having to put away the bed. (Probably wouldn't have mattered except we were there during the Olympics!) We spent 5 lovely days here and then 5 in Hanalei Bay. Highly recommend seeing both sides of the island; loved them both. Would gladly return to this property any chance I get.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write and post your review. It is so much appreciated. Other potential guests do take your reviews seriously and it helps them decide on where to stay! I know you and your family worked hard to get your reservations set up and I am so glad you were happy with things. I greatly appreciate your input. I hope to be able to have you as a guest again. Your details about shopping and eating will be good information for future guests! All the best, Jennifer
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Lihue International Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Keoki's Paradise
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kiahuna Plantation Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Hwy 520
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Keoki's Paradise
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Poipu Beach
Car: recommended

The Kiahuna Plantation is the only resort directly on a sandy beach in the Poipu area. The beach is wonderful and safe for kids of all ages. For the adventurous there are two great surf spots right out in front of the Kiahuna. This location is also easy for just swimming and small children.

Close by are several world class golf resorts open to the public. Within walking distance are many shops, restaurants and even a grocery store and Starbucks.

Famous Brennecke's Beach is also just a walk or a short drive away with all it's shops, restaurants and surf shop.

The Kiahuna Plantation is a great location to launch your adventures anywhere on the island. Everything on the island is within an hour's drive. When you are done with your sightseeing this condo is a wonderful place to return to relax, decompress and get ready for more adventures!


Rates & Availability

Poipu Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holiday 2016
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are subject to change until deposit is made.
Cleaning fees will be collected at end of trip by on site management company.
One cleaning fee at check out if less than one week's stay. Mgmt co. requires one mid-week cleaning for 7 nights or more.
2.5% credit card use fee. eCheck free
Discount for repeat customers.
Book early-occupancy is high!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Poipu Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Complete remodel Oct 2015: all new
    Guest Bath - toilet , shower , Fully remodeled: new shower, vanity, and toilet, Oct 2015
  • Newly renovated! Paint, tile, granite, faucets etc. Gorgeous
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Attached master bath. Wonderful view. Very private.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , The beds can be joined to make King upon request
  • Each bedroom has lots of space for clothing and personal effects with hooks, hangers, drawers. There is room to stretch out, spacious! The Master suite has its own balcony, a great place to soak up some fresh air and read the morning paper with your Kauai coffee or enjoy your evening cocktail while getting ready for your evening out. The sound & view of the surf hard to pull away from. Living room has NEW fold out queen sofa sleeper for additional sleeping, quite comfortable! Portacrib & safety gate in unit.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach gear and beach towels are available at the on site Beach Hut. Crib & child safety gate in unit.

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