Lae nani 524

Rates: $424 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Bed types: KQ (sleeps 4)
Reviews: 4.90 (from 135 reviews)
For those in the know, Lae Nani is the premier property on the coconut coast. Within Lae Nani, this unit offers the ultimate in vacation luxury. This one bedroom, bath and one half unit, features an unparalleled ocean view and a luxurious contemporary style. From your lanai, watch for turtles swimming in Wailua Bay, whales breaching and the rare and endangered Hawaiian monk seal napping on the beach.

This renovated unit has travertine marble and tigerwood floors, granite counter tops, and cherry and glass cabinets. The stainless steel appliances include a dishwasher, and full-sized refrigerator. (You do not find that in rental condominiums) We have outfitted this unit with all of the comforts of home and made an effort to provide quality and unique appliances and cookware.

The entertainment system is a 42 inch plasma TV. For the internet junkie or those who can’t leave work behind, there is a wifi internet connection for use with your laptop or IPad.

When its time for rest, there is a king-size bed with a Swedish Tempur-Pedic mattress for the ultimate in comfort. No nasty sleeper sofas here! The second bed is a real queen-size murphy bed that tips into a cabinet when not being used.

The master bathroom features a custom made marble shower enclosure with dual shower heads This marble is called 'rain forest' because of its tropical coloring and pattern. The shower floor has been done in marble pebbles with green grout to make it feel like you are standing in a stream bed. To complete the outdoor feeling, we hired a local artist to paint a Banyan tree on the wall that goes over the ceiling and the shower. Above counter green glass sinks finish the contemporary styling. The towels are not your standard rental issue but are thick and luxurious.

Although the unit does not have air conditioning, it does have new ceiling fans throughout, including on the lanai, along with portable ones, when a bit of additional cooling is desired. The location of this unit, being so close to the ocean provides natural cooling with the tradewinds making for a very enjoyable, natural tropical cooling experience.

Shopping is a one block stroll to the Coconut Marketplace filled with small shops, galleries,restaurants, and a theater. A short drive or long walk gets you to Kapaa town, full of quaint shops and markets. Major grocery stores are located along the way. Golf is abundant on Kauai and there are several courses a short drive away. You can swim, snorkel and boogie board right in front or choose from many other beaches close by. Scuba diving is also available nearby.

There is only one major road on Kauai that makes a horseshoe along the coast, stopping at the famous Napali Cliffs. You are located right in the middle of the horseshoe so it is equal distance to both ends of the road.

On site amenities include a large heated pool, gas barbecues, lighted tennis court and coin laundry.

We have a three night minimum stay and a $175 cleaning fee plus Hawaiian room tax.
Hawaii tax number 162-988-6464-01
Tax Map Number RP 4-4-3-002-010-0075-000

Keywords: Condominium Registration Number: TA-162-988-6464-01, GE-162-988-6464-01

Lae nani 524 Reviews

Steve W.
March 2024
We spent 3 nights at this Lae Nani condo and wished we'd stayed longer. The location and view are amongst the finest in Kapaa. The unit was nicely equipped and creatively decorated. The beds were comfortable. It was walking distance to restaurants and a shopping center. We travel a lot and recommend this condo.

Rachel M.
March 2024
The condo was exactly as described. We thoroughly enjoyed the view and there is a nice little beach right in front that has easy access for small children or those that may be hesitant of large winter swells.

Emma D.
February 2024
We loved our stay, the location, and the cleanliness of the grounds and room!

Tracy M.
February 2024
Highly recommend staying at this condo- right next to coconut market, gorgeous oceanfront room with great space!

Don S.
January 2024
Very well appointed room with direct ocean view! We loved the way the room was decorated and the grounds were well maintained. Communication with the owners was smooth. Would definitely go back to this place!

Stephanie K.
December 2023
Everything was as described. Really nice views.

December 2023
Place was as described. Grounds are immaculately kept. Great beach and swimming area.

Diane H.
November 2023
The condo is beautiful, well cared for and has all the comforts of home. The grounds are gorgeous and has a great, little beach. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

Jennifer W.
October 2023
We loved the location and view! Everything was close and could walk to nearby places if you wanted to stay nearby and just relax. Beach was gorgeous. I won’t call this a complaint because we loved the condo but a couple of the nights it could have used air conditioning but absolutely nothing that would keep us from staying again! Love it and it was very hard to leave !!

William C.
October 2023
This is a great condo with a to-die-for view of the ocean that we enjoyed every morning from the lanai with our coffee viewing the sunrise and every evening looking at the stars. Craig and Shari (the hosts) were excellent in all respects. The unit was impeccably clean and it was like coming home the first time we entered the condo. The resort itself was well-maintained and peaceful. Lae Nani's location in Wailua was perfect to see all of the major sights in Kauai with only an hour's drive to even the furthest points on the island, and it was walking distance to local shops and restaurants. This was the best vacation my wife and I ever had and the most wonderful way to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary.

Dean S.
October 2023
Good unit in an outstanding complex with beautiful landscaping and a great beach. Spotty wifi and the advertised lack of AC were minor inconveniences though overall we were quite pleased.

August 2023
Really enjoyed our stay.

Susan O.
July 2023
Lae Nani 524 is just as described. The best part was sleeping with the sound of the ocean each night. The trade winds kept the condo cool. Early mornings and evenings were beautifully quiet and peaceful on the property. Great coffee and organic banana bread within walking distance at Imua. Our morning treat on the condo lanai. Aloha!

Rosalind F.
July 2023
Everything was just as advertised. Owners were wonderful to deal with. The location of the apartment was spectacular. Would definitely recommend to family and friends. Thank you.

Marcie C.
June 2023
Perfect place on the water. Kitchen has everything you need to make dinner at home. Boogie board, chairs, everything for the beach you need. Our daughter was very comfortable in the murphy bed. Highly recommend.

Mike S.
May 2023
Great location! Beautiful views. Clean and well stocked condo.

michelle g.
January 2023
Stunning condo. Extremely well equipped Amazing lanai with panoramic ocean view. Great location close to shops etc Comfy bed. Loads of towels. Bravo. A real treat to stay here. We will be back💕🌸

Courtney W.
December 2022
We loved this property! The space around the property is so lush, and there is a lovely view of the ocean from the spacious lanai. Our kids really enjoyed the pool and beach, especially the protected swimming area. I am very picky about beds, and the main bed was extremely comfortable; kids slept really well on the Murphy bed too. There are lots of restaurants within walking distance (although plan to make reservations well in advance!). One small way to improve property- add hooks on sides of lanai for drying towels and swim suits. We are sad to leave this piece of paradise! Thanks!

Stacie D.
November 2022
First, we do love the Lae Nani complex. And second, this condo was just lovely. Craig and Shari were wonderful to work with throughout the whole process and quick to respond to questions. The condo was beautiful, tastefully decorated and quite comfortable. I loved the bathroom decor! The kitchen was well stocked with quality pots and pans and dishes. The bed in the master bedroom was super comfortable, but we still couldn't resist pulling down the murphy bed to experience sleeping next to the ocean for a couple of nights. And for a pull-down bed, it was amazingly comfortable too. The lanai furniture was very nice, and we spent hours out there just taking in the beauty. Fluffy beach towels, chairs and a cooler were great to have when we could pull ourselves away from the condo for the day. The lack of AC was a non-issue for us. The beautiful ceiling fans and the breezes kept us "island comfortable." If we have occasion to spend time in the Kapa'a/Wailua area on a future trip, we would love to stay here again. Can't say enough how we enjoyed our stay.

Janet W.
November 2022
The view of the ocean as you walk into the condo is amazing. This location can’t be beat. Stores and places to eat within walking distance. Swim, snorkel and sit in the sun right in front of your condo, literally so close by. Condo was clean and we were happy we chose to stay here. Even with no AC the cross wind kept us comfortable. Bedroom was even cooler so would stay here again!

James G.
November 2022
We recently stayed for 11 nights in this condo. We have stayed at Lae Nani many times, but this was our first stay in 524. It was definitely the best stay we’ve had. The condo was spotless, the view was amazing, and we had everything we needed. We spent time at the pool and the beach and enjoyed both. We definitely hope to stay here again soon

Tracy G.
November 2022
Had no idea where to go in Kauai since it was our first time here. The beach, sunrise views were so spectacular. We even saw a monk seal come up the first morning. Easy walk to restaurants and shops. We loved this place. Will definitely be back.

Jason D.
October 2022
Thanks to Craig and Shari for allowing us to spend time in their awesome condo in Kapaa. The unit was very cozy and inviting décor to set an atmosphere for the vacation stay. You couldn't beat the view on Lae Nani beach in the whole resort. The central access to all areas of the island is great. Great walking distance to beach, Coconut Marketplace and other great eateries and amenities. Very close to the Wailua river for excursions, such as kayaking and hiking to Uluwehi Falls (Secret Falls) as well as a short drive to Wailua falls, or to the Smith's Tropical Paradise. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay as this was our second Condo during our trip to experience two sides of the island. It can get a little stuffy in the condo when the ocean breeze isn't blowing much, but the fan's provided help immensely. Thanks again!

Steve L.
October 2022
All as advertised

Tom R.
October 2022
Everything about this place is positive. Right on a great beach. Walking distance to several things to do. The nicest resort that we saw while we were on the island. Inside is updated, clean and comfortable. The owners were easy to communicate with, and there was a nice note and gifts for our anniversary waiting on the counter when we arrived. This will be the first place we look next time we travel to Kauai.

Bryan H.
October 2022
The location, view, amenities were great. Parking was tight but rental car was huge, Ford Expedition. The listing says ceiling fans which is 100% correct. What is omitted and severely needed is any air conditioning. We were very uncomfortable. Air temperatures are not high but humidity is extremely high. No dry fabrics, no dry skin. I literally broke out form it. The only relief is find AC in the car or other places. Suggest to Owner put a little AC unit in the bedroom. We had a great vacation but if I ever return it will have AC.

Theresa J.
September 2022
Amazing view and relaxing time on lanai. Ceiling fans helped with the heat. Condo is in great central location. Property manager very responsive. We would stay here again!

Ramona J.
August 2022
This is a very nice condo right on the beach! Very clean and great location, we enjoyed our stay here very much. Only thing we wish it would of had is a/c in the bedroom.

Charles G.
August 2022
The rental was exactly as described…even better. The grounds/landscaping made it idyllic and the fact that a really nice beach is just few steps from the condo was a real treat. As other guests have observed, you will find yourselves spending much of your time just relaxing, sitting and dining on the lanai.

Trisha E.
August 2022
I didn’t read close enough that the unit didn’t have it conditioning. But it was clearly stated. We would definitely stay in this unit again if it had AC. It’s lovely and a lovely location. Thanks for everything

Shane S.
July 2022
The owner emailed all information early and even text to make sure I got it. The condo was so beautiful. So well decorated and the views were amazing. From the moment we walked in the view off the balcony took our breath away. We sat out on the balcony and enjoyed the view many times. It was our first trip to Kauai and our family loved every minute. We are already talking about going back. Wife said when we come back we have to stay here. Thank you for an excellent experience.

Heidi F.
July 2022
This rental exceeded our expectations! The view and porch were amazing, walking distance to the Lava Lava Beach Club restaurant and Coconut Marketplace, and beautifully decorated and stocked with everything we needed for making meals and enjoying our stay!

Samantha L.
July 2022
We had a wonderful time at our stay here! In a great location, easy to travel to other parts of island and there’s a beach right off the property! Place was very clean and welcoming!

James K.
June 2022
Wonderful location - you definitely know you next the ocean. Oceanfront views were amazing. The large lanai was fantastic. We were able to eat dinner and enjoy morning coffee on the lanai. The unit does not have A/C but all the ceiling fans allowed for great airflow. Murphy bed pullout was fine. You still had plenty of space with bed pulled down. The beach in front of the condo is a bit rocky but there is a small tide pool on the left side that will allow you just ‘chill’.

Amy M.
June 2022
This is the perfect spot for a tranquil retreat while exploring the beautiful Kauai!

June 2022
The location is great. It’s pretty central to the area. There’s no need to look for another beach when there’s a beautiful one right outside the condo. Walk to restaurants and shopping. The place is amazing.

David J.
June 2022

Ashley R.
May 2022
We had the best stay ♡ The property is well managed, clean & just overall beautiful. We will definitely be coming back again.

Gayle G.
May 2022
So relaxing with everything we need. The personal decor touches are high quality! Kitchen had everything we needed. The master bath was dramatic and enchanting. Property manager was very timely. We will be back! How will be go to sleep without the sound of the waves and wake up without the roosters crowing? By the way, Coconut Fish Cafe about a mile away has incredible food for takeout!

Jo P.
April 2022
Unit 524 has a perfect location in the Lae Nani complex. The view is lovely, and in April, there is isn’t any late day sun on the balcony which makes sitting there any time of the day very enjoyable. Shari and Craig were very helpful in responding quickly to any questions we had. The unit is nicely updated and well equipped. We did find the pillows too firm for us as we prefer pillows that we can shape. Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Jo P.

Cynthia K.
April 2022
Does not look like a rental condo. Even after seeing the pictures was very impressed by all the personal touches. Enjoyed the lanai day and night, watching the waves. Also the grounds were very lush and the shopping center was a short walk away.

Paul M.
March 2022
Great place to stay!

Jo Carol J.
February 2022
We had a great time here. Was centrally located and each day was a wonderful day.

Larry E.
February 2022
The condo was excellent but the landscaping of the grounds surrounding the property was exceptional.

Lisa C.
February 2022
Stayed in the unit for a short stay. Unit was as advertised; clean and nice.

Wendy B.
January 2022
We loved this property. The unit was extremely comfortable and well equipped. The grounds are beautiful.

Venkat K.
January 2022
To get started we are very picky about accommodations in general and always paranoid about the property matching up to its online description. But this property pretty much lived up beyond our expectations. The whole condo was very clean when we arrived and exactly matched the online description. The ocean front lanai is exactly what we were looking for and we spent many hours just looking at the ocean! Kitchen was well stocked w utensils & appliances. Bathroom was super clean w plenty of towels and even had few beach towels! There was a separate closet with many beach & picnic accessories like boogey boards, snorkel kits & coolers! location was just fantastic with easy access to both west & north shores. Above all the hosts Shari & Craig were just incredible. they were super responsive to our needs and made sure we had a pleasant stay, which we did. This condo made our Kauai vacation a memorable one. We strongly recommend to families & small groups.

Denni M.
January 2022
Have stayed at several locations on Kauai… loved this one the best. Quiet , centrally located for day trips and close to good restaurants. Very well kept unit and grounds and pool area. Denny and Peg Meacham

Richard H.
December 2021
Loved our stay in our unit 525 Close to the beach and pool as well. We will be back!

Chris H.
December 2021
The condo was a perfect size, there were just two us us but there was also a pullout bed in the living room. Great views from the balcony and very little noise from the upstairs neighbors. Parking is a 30 second walk and plenty of spots available. Great location on the island where you can go either north or south and not be in the car all day. Would stay here again.

Danielle L.
November 2021
Enjoyed waking up every morning to the sound of the ocean and watching the sunrise from the beach. Also enjoyed eating on the patio during sunset hour. Would book again!

Tomas S.
October 2021
This place is perfect! We were very happy with our choice. It truly has everything you need for a memorable vacation. You can even hear the waves crashing while you lay in bed. We wanted a quite getaway in paradise and we found it. Thank you having us and being so accommodating. We would definitely return again. Thomas and Shamilla

Steve H.
October 2021
Wonderful view, beautifully landscaped property. Walking distance to many restaurants and shops and very close to Safeway and Longs (< 1 mile). Good central location for exploring in all three directions. Takes a while to get use to the loudness of the waves but you will. Only area of improvement would be quality of the sheets. We were spoiled by previous properties.

Peter P.
October 2021
This was our 2nd trip to Kauai and I will definitely book this condo again. The views from the patio are gorgeous! Craig and Shari promptly replied to any questions we had. The condo was very clean and the kitchen was perfect for cooking. The grounds around the condo are beautiful and you have access to one of the best beaches. Thanks again Craig and Shari!

Alycia F.
September 2021
We absolutely loved our stay here. Amazing views, right on the ocean. Very well maintained property. Condo was really nice, stocked with everything you might need. Perfect location to explore the island. Definitely would stay here again.

Natalie T.
September 2021
We loved our stay here! Very clean and we loved the beach access. Would definitely stay here again.

Dimitri B.
September 2021
We couldn’t have been happier with our condo rental for our 2-week stay. The unit was very nice , bed comfortable, kitchen well equipped, laundry facility nice, lanai lovely, parking convenient, and the view, pool, beach and grounds were nothing short of spectacular. The property manager was very attentive and helpful when we discovered the iron would not work at all (we needed it as we brought all our clothes unironed). She borrowed one from someone in the complex and had them leave it for us within a short time. We would highly recommend this property and would definitely stay here again. PS: Our only complaint was having only one dishcloth provided. 🤣

Darla O.
September 2021
This was a perfect location with many options to dine. The pool was great and never overcrowded, the beach was a little busier but not bad. The kitchen was well equipped with everything you could possibly need. We spent a good amount of time on the lanai and really enjoyed listening to the ocean. The condo was spacious with a great layout for 3 adults. Anytime I had a questions the owners were fast to respond.

Eric V.
August 2021
Great experience renting this property, very smooth and easy.

Deborah R.
August 2021
Exceptional location on ocean as well as optimally located for travel around Kauai

Malinda T.
August 2021
This place is Paradise!! The view of the ocean and the waves crashing is incredible!! Place was clean but could use a better glass cleaner. I would love to come back to this condo and visit. It was great location in between tourist spots!! Very comfortable beds! Don’t hesitate and book this condo!! It’s beautiful

Kory D.
July 2021
Absolutely perfect location if you plan to travel thoughout the island as we did. Everything in the condo is quality. It might have been best if the listing had indicated no A/C (of if it did I didn't see it), but it really wasn't that bad.

Norma Jean K.
July 2021
This property is awesome!!! We arrived just in time to register the car before the office closed. Easy! Then dropped bags & changed for a luau. Property is centrally located so going either direction is quick. My teenage granddaughter was blown away by the decor of the condo and especially the kitchen which has EVERYTHING you need for a budding chef. It is better outfitted than my kitchen at home! The double shower is amazing, as you feel you are in the forest under the banyan tree. The girls loved the Murphy bed, very comfortable. And the sounds of the waves at night with the breezes off the ocean kept everyone comfortable. The grounds are well kept and quite beautiful! The first morning there was a refreshing shower that ended with a rainbow!!! We wish we could have stayed longer.

Laurie C.
July 2021
This was our first experience using a VRBO property-- and it exceeded all our expectations! The speed and accuracy of communication was very helpful-- and the beauty of the property surpasses even the photos. The location is ideal, and close to anything you will need-- yet feels remote and private. The decor is beautiful, and there are many thoughtful touches. If you are debating about booking here--- grab it quickly! You will not be disappointed.

Leane L.
July 2021
This unit is perfect!The location n the views are amazing . We would highly recommend this fine.. Mahalos

Katryna H.
July 2021
This vrbo is an awesome location and a beautiful view. It's very nice and clean and you can hear the ocean waves all night long. Loved our stay here!

Sean M.
June 2021
Great property and super hosts!

Sara B.
June 2021
This was a lovely place to stay: views of the bay right out the glass doors, and a cozy set up. Wish we could have stayed longer!!

Pam M.
March 2020
I couldn't have had a better location, right on the ocean's door step. Every night I drifted off to the lulling roar of the ocean and was entertained by day watching surfers. Sleeping for 2 was easy given the murphy bed and half bath. Well appointed and comfortable. I will be staying here again.

Louis K.
February 2020
Kappa’a is a central place to stay. Walk to restaurants, groceries and shops. Great unit with king bed and a queen Murphy Bed in the living room. My son enjoyed sleeping there with the slider open to enjoy the ocean surf. The master bathroom wall decor is really cool.

Kimberlee E.
February 2020
The rental process was simple, beginning to end. Thank you for sharing your beautiful place.

Marjorie S.
January 2020
Perfect location for relaxing onsite or going north or south.

November 2019
We enjoyed our stay very much. This ocean front condo affords sounds of the surf and views of the ocean that are spectacular. The grounds are beautiful and immaculately kept up, lovely gardens to enjoy. The condo was very clean, nicely decorated and we enjoyed the beautiful master bathroom and double shower. We used the kitchen and BBQs. Walking distance to restaurants and a little shopping mall made things convenient. (We liked the Lava Lava Beach Club right next door, and did take out Thai from the Coconut Shopping Center one night; all good.) The bed is a softer tempurpedic, but the Murphy bed in living-room is firmer if you need that. While no direct sunrise views, we enjoyed watching the sky lighten in the morning and darken in the evening. We ate our morning and evening meals on that lovely lanai and will miss it very much. The manager was responsive and very nice. Parking was easy and convenient. A collapsible laundry rack would have been helpful when we had wet bathing suits, wet towels from the beach and wet towels from a shower. The owners have done a great job, everything worked, everything was in good repair, all the furnishings and kitchen supplies were attractive and worked! Thank you Craig and Shari! We would love to come again.

Kelli K.
October 2019
Fantastic condo in fantastic location. Maximized our use of the lanai overlooking the beach. Enjoyed a couple of the nearby restaurants within walking distance.

Adrienne K.
June 2019
The condo was clean and well presented.

Note: Vacancy calendar is approximate. Visit the owner/manager's reservation site to verify your dates.

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