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Stay in a HOME, not just a Condo! No booking fees, summer dates available


Property Details

Updated: Jul 26, 2016
1 BR/1B, sleeps 2-4, walk to beach, remodeled deluxe condo w. glimpse of ocean




All the advantages of being close together but having more privacy! Altogether we can accomodate up to 8 guests in 228 and 229!



*** Pls note that from Jan. 1st, 2016, the end cleaning fee for each unit 1 BR is $ 135.00 plus 4.166% Tax, for stays of 7 nights or more, one mid week cleaning fee per 7 nights is mandatory, costs are $ 64,- plus Tax for this mid week cleaning fee. These costs will be billed by management at time of check out and are not included in our rental fees ***

You can book without service charge, just send us an email and we will provide the info how to book and save!

The Kiahuna Plantation is located on the south shores of Kauai. Kiahuna Plantation is the only real beachfront resort on a swimming beach.

In the surrounding area you`ll find the Poipu Shopping Center (just across the street) with lots of restaurants, shops and a 'Whalers'.

A supermarket (Big Save in Koloa) is just a 10 minute ride away.

This summer, we will have new nice tiles in the bathroom, entrance and kitchen and

The average yearly temperature is around 84 degrees with lovely cooling trade winds. The average yearly water temperature is around 80 degrees.

There are many activities available on the Island:

- surfing / surf lessons

- kayaking

- hiking

- biking

- snorkeling

- fishing

- whale watching (only between December and March)

- and many more

You`ll also find excellent golf courses on the island.

Unit #228 in building 35 is a 640 sq huge, excellently equipped in a hawaiian tradition but with a touch of european luxury, which we brought over from Switzerland. We provide a 1 bedroom/ 1 bathroom unit with a wonderful overlook of the lush tropical garden and trees, even with a glimpse of the ocean.

This Hawaii condo is a top floor, 1 bedroom/ 1 bath mid unit with full kitchen with granite counter top and a large private lanai. The unit has new california king size bed, brand new living room furniture with a pull out queen sleeper sofa in the living room, new lanai furniture, and has been upgraded and very well maintained.

We are also offering a 55' Flat screen TV with sound system in the living room, a BD Player, a 40' Flat screen TV in the bed room, full HD TV ( 1000 Channels available), complimentary HBO Channels to watch all those movies and sports events you don't want to miss, a Nintendo Wii and a stereo system in the living room.

The kitchen fan will find a lot of useful items like a Ninja power blender & food processor, a 4 slice Toaster, full set of pans (ceramic) and pots, coffee & a real Swiss Jura automatic espresso machine, u`ll even find a Kitchen Aid to help you prepare all those delicious meals and many more other extras. Our newest addition is now a crockpot.

The property adjoins Kiahuna Beach, a golden sand beach. Free amenities include use of beach chairs, towels, barbecues, tennis, pool, full HD cable television and wireless high speed internet.

The distance to the beach is a 2 Minute walk through the lovely gardens. A cooler box and beach accessories like Tommy Bahama Beach chairs and beach umbrella are also supplied by us for your convenience.

Daily Maid-Service is available.

A Hawaii condo in paradise...

Our local contact in Kauai is CASTLE RESORT MANAGEMENT, located on the same premises, 2253-B Poipu Road, HI 96765 Hawaii, Koloa.

Our condo is managed through Castle resorts with a 24/7 service on site.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We, Susanne and Frank, are a German couple, 49 and 52 years old, happily married for many years, with three grown up kids, two boys and one girl.

We are now living and working in Switzerland. We both graduated from German universities, work as managers, and we love traveling and meeting new people.

Frank loves deep sea fishing, snorkeling and surfing. Susanne also shares his hobbies, but is also fond of reading and learning new languages.

Kiahuna has always been our favorite place to stay.

Speaks: english, french, german, swiss german

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Susanne and Frank,

My family and I are about to leave Kauai and wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed staying in your condo. It is a wonderful place and had everything that we could have hoped for. Your recommendations for things to do and see were very helpful and I think we managed to take in many of them. Our only regret is that we didn't have more time to spend on this beautiful island. Hopefully, we will have a chance to return sometime in the future and stay here again. Thank you for sharing your home with us. With best regards,

May 2013
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45 Reviews

based on 45 traveler reviews


All That & More

  • 5 of 5

Much Mahalo to Susanne and Frank for allowing us to stay at your beautiful home!! We literally needed only our clothes because their condo was very well equiped. They had everything a vacationer will ever need and more. They met a whole lot of our expectations and we had such a wonderful time on Kauai. We definitely recommend their unit to any one who is planning a trip out there, whether it be long or short term. Much blessings to you both and Aloha!

Allen & Ramona

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellence in every respect

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Kauai - and I must say, we got lucky! Everything about this unit was amazing - from the furniture to the appliances to the bed, all of it was top notch. The unit (as is described!) comes fully equipped with pretty much everything you can think of (beach chairs, beach umbrella, boogie board, expresso machine, pots/pans, juicer, coffee machine, coffee, etc) and lots of things you wouldn't even expect. Overall the internet connection was really good (sometimes in places like this it can be flaky, but we were able to stream a couple movies). There were hanging racks to hang up wet clothes on the lanai and perfect furniture for sitting out there too! The entire place was clean, the shower lovely, the bathroom well apportioned and all the necessities were stocked. I contacted Susanne a number of times and she always responded promptly with help. I have only wonderful things to say about them and their place. The Kiahuna Plantation was also incredibly well-maintained and the beach was only 5 minutes away. In fact, after checking out many beaches on the island, it was definitely one of our favorites - not too crowded and not too way (except around high tide!) Our only complaint was outside the owner's control... we were clueless about those crazy roosters. Make sure you bring earplugs for their excessive crowing if you want to sleep past 5am. While there is no air conditioner, since it is on the 3rd floor there is a plenty of cross breeze and the ceiling fans and floor fans do a lot to help that. It does require one to keep the windows open though (at least in June!) so there was no blocking those morning sounds. Incredibly satisfied and had a wonderful stay. Would not hesitate to book again!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A vacation in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

An absolute gem. The condo. was absolutely perfect for my husband and me. So well-appointed and Frank and Susanne thought of EVERYTHING that guests would need to enjoy their stay - from beach chairs and snorkeling gear to even sunblock. And the condo is right across the street from great shops and it made it so easy to pick up a fabulous dinner from the Olympic Cafe and come back to the condo and kick back on the lanai and relax after a hard day of hiking or a long day of snorkeling. And within walking distance of a few minutes to fabulous beaches. Overall, one of the best vacations ever and having the condo as a base made it so.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your kind words ! It is always a pleasure for us to find out that our guests find the little extras we provide as helpful as we had hoped they would. We take pride in providing equipment and accessories that we ourselves want to have in a condo and when we receive such positive feedback, it simply makes us happy ! We will continue to equip our condo with all comfort and treat it as our home, not just a vacation condo.. When finally your vacation has come, your place to stay should be one reason why you feel relaxed. So please come again, we would be so happy to welcome you as our guests in our Kiahuna Ohana (family). Warm Aloha, Susanne and Frank
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Vacation in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous!!! Probably the best condo my adult daughters have ever been in. Loved the amenities, gorgeous view, spaciousness, beautiful grounds, wonderful beach (snorkeling and turtles), plus easy access to good restaurants. A little cold at night and someone showed quiet those roosters. But overall the best ever!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Frank, what a nice and kind review, thank you !! We know that the condos are equipped differently and when we bought our two condos, we wanted our guests to feel exactly the way you did : satisfied with what they found when checking in. It makes us proud to hear that our guests appreciate all the extra efforts we undergo to make our condo a real home away from home. And we are lucky to be in such a nice environment with everything so close but yet in a tranquil and tropical setting. Again, Mahalo for staying with us. We would be honoured to have you back again. Until then, warm Aloha from Susanne and Frank
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very well equiped property with alot of beach toys

  • 4 of 5

The condo was clean and in very good shape with a lot of kitchen equipment and a good supply of beach use items such as chairs, umbrella, snorkles, etc. The only negative was that it was on the third floor with several flights of stairs making it a chore to get luggage to and from the unit. The advantage of the upper floor was a good cool breeze in the evenings. We enjoyed our stay

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We know it is very convenient to have the top floor with lots of breezes and no one above you. We equipped the kitchen with all those extras, as it saves a lot of money to be able to prepare your food and enjoy it sitting on the lanai and listening to the birds and waves... We hope you felt all these advantages being worth walking up the 3 stairways. Castle staff will always help with carrying up heavy stuff, such as luggage etc., so we hope you will come again and enjoy beautiful Kauai. Again, Mahalo for staying with us, we really appreciate it.
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Close to perfect home away from home...

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our stay in Kauai and this location and condo made it just about perfect. Clean, comfortable, 5 minute walk to the ocean, close to shopping, restaurants, tourist attractions.

Contracting with the owners was easy and professional.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sharin, thank you for leaving such a nice review. Our condo is very well maintained by the wonderful staff from Castle and we also take pride in equipping our condo with all those little extras to make it a perfect place to return after exploring the many secrets of Kauai. Yes, our building 35 is very conveniently located near to shops and restaurants, but indeed just a short stroll through the tropical gardens to the beach! We hope you will return and we will have the pleasure of having you as our guest again. Mahalo a nui loa !
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From the Owner

As we have been coming to Kauai twice per year for the last 10 years, we finally decided it was time to get an own condo, so we could build our home far away from home. We love the beautiful gardens, the sunny side of the island, and the fact, that Kiahuna is the only real beach front condo vacation rental, that offers a wonderful swimming and snorkeling beach. Everything for your convenience is at hand and in walking distance: restaurants, shops, a Whaler shop, golf courses, tennis and pool.... Last but not least it is also the people and staff at Kiahuna that also make you feel at home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lihue at 15 Miles Nearest Barpub : Keoki`s Paradise at 0.1 Miles Nearest Golf : Kiahuna Golf Course at 0.1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Plantation Gardens, Keoki`s Paradise, Roy`s at 0.1 Miles Nearest Beach : Kiahuna Beach at 0.1 Miles Car: recommended

A Kauai condo rental in paradise, just 25 minutes from Lihue Airport. Thirty-five acres of tropical beauty at sunny Poipu Beach on the Garden Island of Kaua'i. For a piece of authentic Hawaii, reserve this beautiful privately owned garden view deluxe unit with the glimpse of the ocean.

The property adjoins Kiahuna Beach, a golden sand beach.

Free amenities include use of beach chairs, towels, barbecues, tennis, pool, full HD cable television and wireless high speed internet.

The distance to the beach is a 2 Minute walk through the lovely gardens. A cooler box and beach accessories are also supplied by us for your convenience.

Daily Maid-Service is available.

Across the street you`ll find the Poipu Shopping Village with a lot of shops and excellent restaurants.

Within 5 min. by car you`ll reach 'Old' Koloa Town where you will also find a big variety of shops, restaurants and supermarkets.

Kiahuna Plantation is a perfect location to start tours to the nature highlights of Kauai like: Spouting Horn, Botanical Garden, Waimea Canyon, Kalalau Lookout, Polihale, Tree Tunnel, Ruins of Coco Palms and many more.

A lot of activities are possible like: Hiking, Kayaking, Zipping, Big Game Fishing, Biking, Surfing, Snorkeling, etc.

As we have been traveling to Kauai for more than 10 years we will gladly provide you with hints and tips of things to see and do that are not mentioned in the regular travel guide. So please don't hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 15 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
High season
Dec 20 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

*** Pls note that from Jan. 1st, 2016, the end cleaning fee for each unit 1 BR is $ 120.00 plus 4.166% Tax, for stays of 7 nights or more, one mid week cleaning fee per 7 nights is mandatory, costs are $ 64,- plus Tax for this mid week cleaning fee. These costs will be billed by management at time of check out and are not included in our rental fees ***

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Tax will be added to final amount. Fees for cleaning and maiden service depend on lenght of stay ( see note above).

Hawaii Tax ID: W84452668-01

Raten vorbehaltlich Änderungen bis zur endgültigen Reservierung. Hinzu kommen US Steuern und, abhängig von der Aufenthaltsdauer, Gebühren für Reinigung und Service.

Hawaii Tax ID: W84452668-01

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From the Owner

We like especially about our condo the top floor location with the vaulted ceilings and its new exquisite unusual equipment. The large lanai offers a view into the beautiful trees and garden, making you feel as you were sitting in a tree house. The birds sing every morning and the beach is so close. We upgraded the interior to make it special, two extra large TVs, offering full digital HD-TV including FREE HBO! A blu-ray player, Wii console, and even an European espresso machine to enjoy those special drinks on your lanai is also our standard. We added a wine cooler and now, you can print and copy with our brand new HP Ptinter, which we provide for our guests use. We want you to feel at home, just like we do.

Property Type

  • condo


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


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


  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 640 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Tub with shower, 'Grohe Raindance' shower head, travertine wall tiles, vanity with granite top, travertine floor tiles, cosmetic mirror, hairdryer


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, sleep sofa in living room for another 2 (queen size)
  • Bedroom with new California King Size (Box Spring) Bed, closet, commode, bedside tables, bedside lights, ihome bedside speaker with iPhone/ iPod/ iPad dock and clock, 40' full HDTV flat screen Samsung TV, ceiling fan and safe.


  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs


  • Guests provide their own meals

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