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Beautiful Villa overlooking Hanalei Bay

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 5 Sleeps

Looking for a unique Hawaiian vacation experience? Look no further! Our lovely Villa overlooking Hanalei Bay has all the casual comfort and privacy of a stand alone home. Set adjacent to a tropical forest our Villa features expansive views of the lush local mountains and beautiful Hanalei Bay. The design of the Villa is light and open with cathedral ceilings throughout the upper level. Both floors have covered lanais that give the visitor the serene sense of being high up in a treehouse. Our tropical songbirds often will join you should you choose to dine alfresco out on the upper lanai. The three bedrooms on the lower level comfortably sleep five adults. Upstairs there is a modern, fully equipped kitchen and dining area. The living room has cable TV, DVD, stereo, and wireless internet service. All rooms have ceiling fans for your comfort. A reserved parking space is also provided.

The Villa is walking distance to three beaches and the fine dining of the luxurious St. Regis Resort. From the upper lanai you can view the scenic fifth green of the 27 hole Makai Golf course. The world famous Prince Golf Club is a short drive away. We have tennis nearby as well. At the entrance to the Princeville community, one and a half miles from the Villa, there is a full service shopping center with a large grocery store, specialty shops, many restaurants, banks, gas station, and Post Office. In fact the Villa is centrally located on Kauai's North Shore to view all the attractions, such as: Napali Coast, Kalalau trail, the town of Hanalei, world famous Tunnels beach, the Kilauea Lighthouse and bird sanctuary, and so on.

Kauai is the stuff of which dreams are made, the very definition of tropical paradise- lush and green, slow and easy. If you are looking for a private, tropical retreat in a lush Hawaiian setting our Villa will not disappoint.

More Details

Owner
Cal Henry
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

Amenities

Princeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Waterfront Nearby (walking distance) Golf Nearby (On Course) Living Room Separate Dining Room Balcony Deck Garage/Parking Coffee Maker Microwave Dishwasher Refrigerator Freezer Cooking Range Oven Ceiling Fans all rooms CD Player Cassette Player Radio DVD Washing Machine Dryer Hiking/Biking Trails Horseback Riding Kayaking Sailing Tennis Court Two Lanais Hi-speed wireless internet

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Villa overlooking Hanalei Bay
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews
Fenton, Michigan
5

Location, Location, Location. This home was perfect for us during our North Shore Kauai visit.

  • 5 of 5

This North Shore home is located just outside the entry gates of the St Regis Hotel and most of it's amenities are right at your fingertips including dining if high end dining is on your agenda. A walk down the path to the beach avails you to a beautiful family beach for swimming, snorkeling, or just laying in the Kauai sun. The home is outfitted with 4 nice Tommy Bahama beach chairs and an umbrella which we put to good use.

We did not golf but it is very convenient to a beautiful course located less than a half mile away.

It is also located conveniently for exploring the entire North Shore region. The quaint village of Hanalei is just a short drive for shopping and more reasonable but excellent dining choices.

We chased sunsets each night, driving to Ke'e Beach (where the sidewalk ends) for the most spectacular but the St. Regis has a very nice sunset celebration each night that is also beautiful and just a short walk from the house.

Our family also had a helicopter ride on it's agenda and we found Sunshine Helicopter tours from the Princeville Airport to be close and convenient and up to the high end of the safety spectrum.

We had read reviews about the cost of groceries and so purchased our staples in Lihue before driving out. I would NEVER do that again! The grocery store in the Princeville complex just outside the driveway to the St. Regis complex has EVERYTHING and is a combination of basic groceries and specialty groceries. It has an extensive deli, great meat and fish choices if you cooking in, and a very nice selection of local fruit and vegetables if you don't have time to search the local fruit stands and farmers markets. On top of that, the checkout people were amazingly courteous and friendly locals. On top of that, if you didn't bring you own bags, they provide them at no charge. Try to find that at Walmart.

The home itself was everything we needed. The three bedrooms were comfortable and perfect for us. The master has it's own walk-out patio and bath, the second has large picture views, and the third was perfect for our teenage grandson. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share a bathroom down the hall. All bedrooms are on the base level and are quite private from the upstairs living room and kitchen making the late sleepers or early to bed members of your party quite capable of catching shut eye while the wide awake jakes enjoy their early morning coffee or late nite glass of wine on the lanai.

I would stay here again and again. Loved it!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo. Look forward to your return. Cal
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4

The view from the top patio is unbelievable!!!

  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing time at this townhouse. The views from the patio are unbelievable!! We came in the dark and woke up to a tropical paridise. Everything our family of four needed was here, beach towels, snorkel gear, although it’s not the best, beach chairs and a hidden beach just a few very steep muddy steps from our door. After driving around the island we decided the North Shores the place to be. The little town of Hanalei was charming with great restaurants with live music and JoJo’s, the best shaved ice on the island!!! A boat tour of the Na Pali Coast with Holoholo Charters was a highlight. Our captain Glen and crew were attentive, fun and so knowledgeable. Another highlight was our rain drenched hike to Queens bath, which you can do right from the house. Our favorite restaurant was Tahiti Nui and great little place with wonderful food and live music and more locals then upscale tourists from the surrounding resorts which cater to a less authentic feel, in our option. Be sure to bring your earplugs as the rosters start crowing around 5am. Be aware that noise travels in the area where the house is. We finally had to call mamnaent after a third night of very loud neighbors kept us awake. Our thanks to Cal and his family for allowing us to stay in this wonderful townhouse it felt like home the minute we got here and we are all very sad as wrnpack our bags to leave behind the beautiful, peaceful welcoming island of Kauai!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, Colorado
5

Everything perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Love that it is a detached house , beautiful setting and great location.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Home and Location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the well stocked and roomy home. It is located in a beautiful spot and we enjoyed snorkeling right across the road.

We had all the comforts of home and really liked the area.

Thank you for renting out your lovely place.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy that you enjoyed our Villa and had a good time on Kauai. Cal
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3

View Makes It Great

  • 3 of 5

The view from this villa and the location are what makes it so wonderful. We had a very smooth check in and no problem finding everything we needed in the villa. Cal was a great communicator and we wanted for very little. The place was very clean and the linens were spotless despite previous reviews. We stayed over Christmas and made several meals in and didn't need many kitchen utensils. Some of the knives could use sharpening or replacement. I loved the Hawaiian flare of the place and the local art hung around the villa.

The reason I can't rate this villa higher is because of the beds. I had read this complaint in previous reviews and thought I would be fine but they are REALLY hard. Both my husband and I and my mother in law slept very little and had shoulder, hip and back aches most of the trip with fitful sleep. While the host notes that most people prefer a more firm mattress, the beds were the most uncomfortable and hardest mattresses I have ever slept on. The seating on the main level is also fairly uncomfortable to include the couch and the kitchen chairs. Going to bed each night was stressful for us as we knew it would be a restless night. I also agree with previous reviews that a box fan would be nice to create cooler air and drown out some noise from the infamous roosters. The ceiling fan in the master bedroom was wobbly and squeaky. We did reverse the directions on it which helped a little bit.

It was a beautiful villa and amazing location with easy access to two beaches and a quick launching pad to Hanalei but for the reasons listed, I probably wouldn't stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, great view, great villa

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our two kids spent nine days in this villa and were very happy. I would like to point out that the description is spot on and nothing came as a surprise. When you get in the house, take a moment to open all the windows and the trades will flow right through. The view from the lanai is exactly what you see in the picture. The location was perfect for us, it is walking distance to two beaches and a quick drive to Hanalei and points north. The kitchen worked well for us, it has everything you need to cook and clean. You can pack lightly and use the laundry. Towels for the beach, as well as chairs, an umbrella, and boogie boards are all set so there is little you need to bring or buy to enjoy the many beaches around you. Ke'e beach is great for sunsets but we found that the beach at the St. Regis has a dead on view of the sunset plus you can have a drink from the beach bar while you are watching it. The walk down to it starts just to the left of the guard booth for the hotel. The other beach, Hideaways, is a more difficult dirt path which is just across the street and to the right of the parking lot. I would suggest if you have people with some mobility issues in your party, send someone ahead to determine if it is a suitable climb down and back up. We did prefer to drive up to Tunnels beach for snorkeling and driving south a bit to Kalihiwai beach for boogie boarding and relaxing. There are some other reviews that talk about the roosters and the St. Regis air-conditioning noise. They have a point, but the rooster issues are everywhere on the island (google Kauai chickens) and the air-conditioning sound wasn't a big deal. In the living room there is a nice list of things to do and places to go. This Villa had everything we needed for a great vacation, I can't imagine staying in a hotel again after staying here. Here are a couple of recommendations, for lunch the fish market behind the Dolphin has amazing Poke. For dinner check out Tahiti Nui, it's older and rustic but they make a great Mai Tai, serve fresh delicious food, and often have live music.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We agree the path to Hideaways Beach is strictly for the fit and adventurous but what a reward when you get there. Hope you can return to the island someday. Cal
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Lihue, Kauai
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Princeville Shopping Center
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Several at Princeville shopping center
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Hideaways
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Fine dining on North Shore.

* Golf Prince or Makai Courses.

* Shop Princeville/Hanalei.

* Go to a spa.

* Try a surfing lesson.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Beachcombing.

* Hiking in nearby hills.

* Hamburgers at Bubba's.

* Visit a Farmer's Market.

* Visit Wiamea canyon.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Horseback Riding.

* Na Pali Coast cruising.

* Ziplining at the Princeville Ranch.

* Snorkling or Scuba diving at Tunnels.

* Kyaking on Hanalei River.

Hanalei Bay, uncrowded beaches and trails, world class golf, tennis,

surfing, snorkling, kayaking, horseback riding, helicopter

sightseeing, shopping, fine dining and more.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Exit cleaning $175

Nightly Rate: $170 - $209

Weekly Rate: $1155 - $1350

Monthly Rate: $3000 - $3475


Nightly Weekly Monthly

Vacation Rental $170 / $1155 / $3000
Holiday Rental* $209 / $1450 / $3475
* Dec. 16 to Jan 10, 2013; plus exit cleaning fee $175
plus Hawaiian occupancy tax (13.42%) Cancelation fees may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.