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USA Hawaii Kauai Coconut Coast Kapaa Downtown Cottage Vacation Rental Ohia Kai

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Extra bed in LR, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Hawaii Kauai Vacation Rental Coconut Coast Kapaa

Cozy `Ohi`a Kai Cottage is situated in the front of our property in downtown Kapa`a on the beautiful Garden Island of Kaua`i. Ohi`a Kai Cottage is just one block from the beach near downtown Kapa`a. and ideally located to visit all parts of Kauai.

Permit number TVNC #1354 and is registered and permitted by the County of Kauai

Our New GE tax ID is GE-152-775-0656-01

Our New TAT tax ID is: TA-152-775-0656-01

Total tax rate = 12.41%

Out other vacation rental on the same property in Kapaa is the 2nd level of the house behind the cottage. It is a large 2 bedroom we call the Hale. See at vrbo 85235

we also have a condo in Honolulu on the island of Oahu. see at vrbo 111945

`Ohi`a Kai Cozy Cottage is on a quite street downtown' Kapa`a on the east side of Kaua`i. Recent upgrades include new paint, new bed, additional double sink. We have Turbo internet (up to 20/2Mbps) with our WiFi.

a review

Ohi`a Kai Cottage is a charming hideaway for the budget-conscious traveler. Inside one will find a small living room including full-sized futon couch. Inner doors lead to a small bedroom with queen-size bed, breakfast area, bathroom with shower, and sun room. Amenities include televisions, VCR and DVD players, Large refrigerator with freezer,r, coffee maker, dresser, clothes rack, beach mats, towels, sheets, dishes and eating utensils. We do not provide toiletry amenities other than soap. Lush tropical vegetation surrounds the property, including banana, mango, noni, coconut, bamboo, and panax.

Ohi`a Kai Cottage is a charming hideaway for the budget-conscious traveler looking for a discount. Ideal for a couple or small family. New Serta pillow-top queen mattress in the bedroom and full bed in living room offer privacy and comfort for you and the kids. Pocket doors connect the living room to the bedroom on the left and the 'family room' on the right. Beyond the family room is a small room with full refrigerator and small computer table and last but not least, the bathroom with shower and assist bars around toilet.

There is not a full kitchen but we do have a microwave, toaster oven, toaster, electric skillet, hot plate, George Foreman electric B-BQ. grill.and by request a tabletop convection oven (glass).and a Large refrigerator with freezer, ,

Outside of the cottage is a double wide porcelain sink and a propane B-BQ grill.

Other amenities include television +cable, turbo WiFi Internet access, coffee maker, iron, ironing board, beach chairs and mats, towels, sheets, dishes and eating utensils. Guests in the cottage and the vacation rental house on the property share the laundry room, and access to bogey boards and several bicycles. Lush tropical vegetation abounds on the property, including banana, mango, noni, banana, mock orange and panax.

Three rooms have a/c units; living room, bedroom and family room also the cottage has 3 ceiling fans. Bamboo flooring and cotton linens are among the eco-conscious considerations in the cottage. Dogs with well-behaved owners are permitted. A $50 additional pet cleaning fee will apply.

The cottage is situated across from a church parking lot on a side street, close enough to town to be convenient, but far enough away from the main road to not hear any traffic from Kuhio Hwy.

Ohi`a Kai is approximately nine miles from Lihue Airport, a 20-minute drive at non-peak times. Haena State Park, at the end of the road when driving north, is about an hour’s drive, as is Kekaha, the southwestern end of the road. Haena is where you’ll find Ke`e Beach and the trailhead to the spectacular Na Pali Coast trail.

Some popular visitor destinations and their approximate driving times include Kealia Beach ½ mile to the north, baby beach ½ mile to the south, toward Lihue. Other popular places to go are: Lydgate Beach Park (10 minutes), Limahuli National Tropical Garden (55 minutes), Kilauea Lighthouse (20 minutes), `Anini Beach (25 minutes), Poipu Beach Park (40 minutes), Kukui Grove Mall (22 Ohi`a Kai is one block mauka from pono kai resort, which is on the beach.

The location of `Ohi`a Kai Cottage and Hale is ideal for vacationers, business visitors, and residents seeking short-term housing. Managed and operated by owners Bob Brown and Marianne Luken, it is on a quiet lot one very short block, mountain side, of Kuhio Highway, within convenient walking distance of the beach, several churches, and the shopping and dining pleasures of downtown Kapa`a. To reach the ocean, simply cross Kuhio Highway and walk through Pono Kai Resort. By walking one block north on Kuhio Highway, one is in the center of quaint Kapa’a town, with restaurants, shops, banks and a handful of other local businesses. If you are not familiar with Kuhio Highway, it is helpful to know that it is not a busy thoroughfare, but a two-lane road with a 25 mph speed limit with lots of crosswalks where it passes through Kapa`a.

The location of `Ohi`a Kai Cottage is ideal for vacationers, business visitors, and residents seeking short-term housing. It is on a quiet lot one block from Kuhio Highway within convenient walking distance of the beach, several churches, and the shopping and dining pleasures of downtown Kapa`a.

Ohi`a Kai is approximately nine miles from Lihue Airport, a 20-minute drive at non-peak times. Haena State Park, at the end of the road when driving north, is about an hour’s drive, as is Kekaha, the southwestern end of the road. Haena is where you’ll find Ke`e Beach and the trailhead to the spectacular Na Pali Coast trail. Some popular visitor destinations and their approximate driving times include Kealia Beach ½ mile to the north, baby beach ½ mile to the south, toward Lihue and we are one block from the coastal bike multi use bike path . Other popular places to go are: Lydgate Beach Park (10 minutes), Limahuli National Tropical Garden (55 minutes), Kilauea Lighthouse (20 minutes), `Anini Beach (25 minutes), Poipu Beach Park (40 minutes), Kukui Grove Mall (22 minutes), `Opaeka`a Falls (15 minutes), Wailua Falls (30 minutes), and the largest coffee plantation in the USA, Kauai Coffee (35 minutes).

To reach `Ohi`a Kai from Lihue Airport, turn right at the traffic light as you’re leaving the airport. The road becomes Kuhio Highway at the next traffic light. Continue straight for about nine miles. Along the way you will cross the Wailua River, pass the Coconut Marketplace shopping and dining complex on your right, pass two adjacent shopping centers on your left, pass more restaurants on your left, and come to a traffic light in front of a small shopping complex with a Big Save grocery store, U.S. Post Office, and Shell gas station. A few blocks further and you will see a left-turn only lane in front of the Latter Day Saints Church. There is no traffic light here, but you will see the entrance to Pono Kai resort directly to your right and a sign welcoming you to downtown Kapa`a in the grassy area ahead. Turn left onto `Ohia Street. Note that this is a 90° turn. `Ohi`a Kai, clearly marked with green signs, is four houses down, at the end of this short street, just before the gate to a county property.

Park in front of the cottage or along the fence on the church side of ohia street. If we are not there when you arrive we will have a lock box on the front door. If you plan to arrive in the evening, contact us prior to your arrival so that we can give you the lock box combination.

We are one block from Pono Kai, an oceanfront resort. Across the road from our property is the Church of Latter Day Saints.

Please visit our website ohiakai . com. We prefer inquiries to be made via email. If you need to call us, please be aware of the time difference. We prefer NOT receiving calls before 10:00 a.m. or after 10:00 p.m. Hawaii Time unless it is an emergency. Your hosts, Bob and Marianne, are long-time Kaua`i residents and are happy to answer questions and make recommendations related to your special needs and interests, including hiking, kid-friendly places, churches, shopping, dining, activities, Hawaiian culture, medical facilities, alternative health and personal care services, and tips on enjoying Kaua`i on a budget.

Prices do vary depending on the time of the year. We have a minimum of a three-day stay.

`Your hosts, Bob and Marianne, are long-time Kaua`i residents and are happy to answer questions and make recommendations related to your special needs and interests. So before you book a bed and breakfast, B&B, a discount hotel, or a condo, consider our cottage or our hale in Kapaa. We also have video's on you tube.

We are looking forward to meeting you when you arrive.

Email us and we will send you the reservation form and answer any questions you have.

If you call please be aware of the time difference, as we do not like to receive calls before 10:00 a.m. or after 10:00 p.m. HI Time unless there is an emergency. We then are available 24/7. .

Kauai is rapidly becoming the island of choice by return visitors

"Kauai is the real Hawaii.

Sept 2015 Review

This property is well kept and has all the essentials including internet and air conditioning which will make you the envy of many people locally who depend on the trade winds to stop you sweltering on the island. Its a stones throw away from kapaa's restaurants and bars and the sea front if you fancy watching the sunrise, or a stroll along the beach. Kapaa its self is excellently situated for amenities on the island and is well situated for seeing everything on the island as it is relatively central. It is also very close to some of the islands best beaches on the coconut coast. The owners are extremely friendly, offer prompt customer service, or quick help if you need it (i.e locking your self out in the middle of the night). On several occasions i was delighted to find gifts of fruit that they had sourced from their garden. An excellent property and the best value i could

More Details

Owner
Bob or Marianne (Marianne speaks German)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Bob or Marianne (Marianne speaks German)

Bob and Mariane have lived on Kauai since 1997. Bob is a licensed clinical psychologist and his offices, Pacific Clinic, are on the first level of Ohia Kai Hale. Marianne teaches at Hawaii Pacific University on Oahu.

Bob or Marianne (Marianne speaks German) purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Bob or Marianne (Marianne speaks German) chose Kauai

Kauai Vacation Rental Kapaa Downtown Location of `Ohi`a Kai Cottage and Hale is ideal for vacationers, business visitors, and residents seeking short-term housing. Managed and operated by owners Bob and Marianne, it is on a quiet lot one very short block, mountain side, of Kuhio Highway, within convenient walking distance of the ocean, several churches, and the shopping and dining pleasures of downtown Kapa`a. To reach the ocean, simply cross Kuhio Highway and walk through Pono Kai Resort. By walking one block north on Kuhio Highway, one is in the center of quaint Kapa’a town, with restaurants, shops, banks and a handful of other local businesses. If you are not familiar with Kuhio Highway, it is helpful to know that it is not a busy thoroughfare, but a two-lane road with a 25 mph speed limit with lots of crosswalks where it passes through Kapa`a. One block to ocean where the swimming is great.

What makes this cottage unique

One block from ocean and ''downtown' Kapa`a, a great location for travel to all parts of the island. walking distance to shops and places to eat. Dog-friendly, private, affordable, comfortable. We have posted virtual tours on youtube for all of our vacation rentals. Search for Ohia Kai Cottage 2012 for the most recent views of the cottage, inside and out. Last but not least, Marianne and Bob are really nice folks who won't hesitate to 'talk story' about things to do on the island. Marianne lived in Germany for many years and spricht gern deutsch! we have Turbo internet (up to 20/2Mbps) with our WiFi.

Amenities

Kapaa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower no tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) queen-size in living room and (1) electric plug in areo bed that can be set up in the family room area/dining area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Boogie boards, beach mats, beach towels, beach chairs, cooler provided for cottage and hale guest use. we have Turbo internet (up to 20/2Mbps) with our WiFi which works on the property. signal is strongest outside by entrance to the hale and the administrative office t

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

USA Hawaii Kauai Coconut Coast Kapaa Downtown Cottage Vacation Rental Ohia Kai
average rating of 4.428571 based on 28 reviews
5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is in a great location, within walking distance to shops and restaurants. Accommodations were as advertised and clean. Unfortunately we didn't get a chance to meet our hosts but communication with them was very good. Thanks!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: mahalo hope you stay with us next year on Kauai or our condo in Honolulu. vrbo/111945
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3

You get what you pay for.

  • 3 of 5

Bob was very nice, and prompt with everything.

The place has everything necessary.

It's next door to a city and parks maintenance place which makes it loud, but all in all I enjoyed my stay

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kauai is in the process of moving the city and parks maintenance place where they keep lawn mowing equipment etc. this was probably why there was a lot more activity than usual. we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you next year.
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5

Had a wonderful time! Great people great spot!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough good things! Great little spot. Bob brought us fresh starfruit on our second day which was amazing. Would highly recommend. Affordable and conveniently located.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo we hope to see you next year or at one of our vacation rentals on Kauai. Aloha Bob
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5

We had a wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely couple, great advice on what to do and see, excellent location (Really glad we stayed in Kapaa instead of South or North). The place has everything you need or want.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a great place!

  • 5 of 5

We affectionately nicknamed Ohia Kai "Camp Kauai." We had such a nice time there. Our renter, Bob, was so warm and welcoming. We got fresh fruit and flowers from his garden. The beds were comfortable, and the lounge chair and BBQ grill got lots of use! I will most definitely be back and will rent here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: mahalo hope to see you next year on Kauai or our vacation rental in Honolulu. aloha bob
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4

Cute and quirky cottage

  • 4 of 5

This is a cute little cottage, in a great location on Kauai. Very convenient to the highway, plus quick access to the north and south end of the island. About 15 minutes to the airport. Walking distance to stores, shops and the beach (3-4 blocks). There are a few quirky things about it, such as one of the beds being a futon in the living room, and sink for dishes being a small hand sink in the bedroom. But it had everything we needed, and served our purposes well. There is a lovely little patio out front, and we really enjoyed that.

Owner was personable, and quick to respond to our questions. He also stopped by a couple of times just to check if we had questions and brought fresh fruit. Space accommodated two of us just fine. It would have been tight with more people. Touches such as lawn chairs and a cooler for our use were appreciated.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Thanks for the nice review. There is a full sink to wash dishes on the side of the cottage next to the hot water heater and beach chairs and cooler are available for guests but we leave them in the laundry room. I'll add this info to our check in document so future guests will know. We hope to see you next year either in our cottage or the Hale on Kauai or our vacation rental in Honolulu. Aloha Bob
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Lihue
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Olympic Cafe Downtown Kapaa one block
Car: recommended

Kauai is rapidly becoming the island of choice by return visitors

"Kauai is the real Hawaii.

and Google Kauai to see more about places to visit while on Kauai

Ohia Kai Special Cottage is rated as an ideal location to travel to all parts of Kauai as Kapaa is halfway from the end of the road in both directions making it easy to visit one side or the other in the same day.

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Rates & Availability

Kapaa Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
may special
May 25 2017 - Jun 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
july special
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
august special
Aug 14 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
$700
$2,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.41%

Please check availability on line by clicking on the word availability under the picture. Note we don't make reservations or discuss availability over the phone. e-mail us for reservation form and booking policy. . on inquires the first to say they want it gets the dates requested. pay by check or paypal. our e-mail is info@ohiakai.com
Cancellation Policy: We request consideration from our guests that once we reserve your dates, we turn away potential guests inquiring about the same dates; therefore we urge you to communicate with us as soon as possible if even a possible cancellation may affect your reservation. To be consistent with all our web site policies any reservation made after 2/25/2015 will be:
If the guest cancels or the balance is not paid on time, the deposit will not be refunded. If the remaining payment is not received at least two weeks before the trip starts, the booking will be canceled. If the guest has paid the full balance, they will receive: a 50% refund of the total cost if they cancel. Guests who made reservations prior to 2/25/2015 the cancellation policy will be consistent with what it was at the time they booked the reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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