The spirit of aloha lives in our tropical two-bedroom, ocean view condominium, and it awaits your arrival! Situated on a small rise, the view of the ocean is as delightful as the trade winds that greet you when you slide open the plantation shutters. Our unit - #74, in Building 14 - is a corner unit, so privacy is yours as well. And in March of 2023 we added AIR CONDITIONING in both bedrooms and upstairs in the kitchen/living room area!
We have decorated the condo (we call it Hale Ohana-House of Family and Friends) in “island style” to stay in spirit with the tropical views all around you. As it can accommodate six guests (1 king, 1 queen and queen sofa bed), our hope is that you will relax during your stay! Sit on the lanai upstairs (or the patio outside the master bedroom) and enjoy the swaying palms and vibrant blue hues of the Pacific.
One of the delights in staying at Kiahuna Plantation is its grounds, brimming with plumeria trees, bougainvillea, hibiscus, bridges and lawns that meet the sea. Hale Ohana sits near the middle of these lush 35 acres. The Moir Gardens - also famous for its collection of cacti, bromelaids, koi fish and water lilies are located here as well; you will see them when you check in with Outrigger Resorts. There are gas BBQ grills dotted all over the property. The “great lawn” at Kiahuna is nestled up-to beautiful Poipu Beach, acclaimed for its warm, crystal clear water, swimming, snorkeling, surfing and boogie boarding. It’s just the perfect spot to do anything- or, absolutely nothing! It’s no wonder that Poipu has been awarded the ninth "Best Beach" in America in 2023 by Dr. Beach (out of 650 beaches in America)
We fell in love with Kiahuna when we honeymooned there over 35 years ago and fell in love with it again when we began visiting with our two young sons. Now in their 30’s, they still love all the water sports, hiking, kayaking, body surfing and reading under the palm trees.
FURTHER NOTES ON HALE OHANA
Hale Ohana was completely remodeled in 2010. The kitchen sink (stainless steel) and countertops were upgraded (Travertine tile and granite). New wooden cabinets were installed, as well as a new oven, microwave and refrigerator. Since the major remodel, other items have been replaced (carpet) or upgraded (toasters, coffee makers, pots and pans). As the condo is frequently in use, we replace pillows, bedspreads, furniture and design elements often.
In February 2020 all interior walls were painted and the master bathroom cabinets were refinished. In May 2021 we upgraded the tile on the master lanai.
As the unit occupies the east end of Building 14, there are many more windows than a middle unit, and the trade winds flow freely (ceiling fans have been installed in each room). There is neither a unit above or below. Both bedrooms have flat panel TVs with cable. Free high-speed internet service is provided, and the living room has a Sonos audio system.
When you enter the condo, you’ll be on the ground floor, which hosts the two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen, dining room and living room are on the upper level. There is an unobstructed ocean view from the upstairs and downstairs lanai, but the condo is set back far enough from the main beach that guests have lower noise and greater privacy. Both the great lawn and beach are a short 2 minute walk away.
OUTRIGGER RESORTS MANAGEMENT COMPANY: FYI
There are two on-property management companies. We employ Outrigger to assist us with our condo. When you check in, you will enter the first driveway marked Kiahuna Plantation/Plantation House Restaurant. Should you need assistance during your stay (for example - if the toaster should break) please contact Outrigger to help.
The second management company is called Castle Resorts. It’s up to the Owner to decide which company they want to work with.
CHECK IN/CHECK OUT
Check In is at 3:00 pm. This gives Housekeeping enough time to make sure the condo is clean and to restock supplies. Check out is at 11:00 am. Should you need, Outrigger may be able to store your luggage for several hours. There are no Check Out fees.
Following is a description of one “Full Housekeeping” service: New sheets and towels; trash takeout; and a full cleaning of the condo. This service is included once a week (for each stay that includes 7 nights).
Extra Housekeeping services are available upon request at the cost of the guest.
Beach chairs and towels are available from the Beach Hut for free; bring your room key and sign in at the desk. The Hut also sells cold water/soda and sunscreen; and, there are brochures about island activities. Inquire here if you are interested in taking a surfing lesson at Kiahuna - they vary with the seasons. You may also be able to rent fins/snorkels, masks and boogie boards, but our experience has been inconsistent (sometimes they do/don’t have supplies - and quality is variable).
Inside Hale Ohana, there will be a supply of beach equipment that we, and guests, have left for others to use. There may be boogie boards, umbrellas and Tommy Bahama beach chairs.
Good news! There is a stacked washer/dryer unit in the downstairs hallway. Should you want to run multiple loads quickly, there are commercial washers and dryers close by the Castle Resort office.
In the Master Bedroom, there is one King Bed.
In the Guest Bedroom, there is a Queen Bed.
In the Living Room, there is a fold out sofa that can sleep 2 people.
Outrigger - the management company we work with - can bring over an additional fold out bed., if available.
POIPU BEACH ATHLETIC CLUB
As long as you are a guest at Kiahuna, you have access to this great club, which is a short walk from the condo. There you will find a swimming pool with a slide AND a shallow end for children. There are tennis courts, a jacuzzi, and a gym filled with workout equipment. You may want to contact them to schedule classes, such as Yoga.
Following is a brief description of several nearby activities. For more detailed information about Kauai, two books are stellar:
HIDDEN KAUAI and THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO KAUAI.
Kiahuna Plantation is just a short distance from the famous Poipu Bay golf course, which hosted the Grand Slam tournament for many years. Do look into their self-guided Sunset Tour: you can rent a cart and enjoy the sunset from the rugged coastline.
Nearby is the Kiahuna golf course, and there are two courses in Lihue.
About a 20-minute drive away is a casual, nine-hole course named Kukuilono-very affordable, great views, and a fun place to buy a drink or get a bite to eat. Its located in Kalaheo, which also has a yummy Brick Oven Pizza and a great cafe.
There are several golf courses on the North Shore, in the Princeville area.
If you enjoy shopping, you are in luck! Everything you need is close at hand:
Across Poipu Road: The Poipu Shopping Village:
(Starbucks, Whalers General Store, clothes/bathing suits/sunglasses, jewelry and casual restaurants such as Keoki's Paradise
About 2 miles away: the upscale Kukuiula Shopping Center:
(Tommy Bahama, Reyn Spooner, Quiksilver, fancy restaurants). Fun Farmer's Market with music on Wednesday afternoons!
If you want to shop as the locals do, drive to Lihue (Costco, Home Depot, Target, Safeway and Macy's).
Portable Pack-n-Play cribs, highchairs and baby gates for the stairway are available at no cost: be aware, however, this depends on availability.
Should you want to arrange for a babysitter to come to Hale Ohana, you can call the Outrigger Front Desk and they will assist you.
All guests at Kiahuna are welcome to join the children's programs at the Sheraton Hotel. Rates range from $50.00 to $100.00, depending on half/full day and with or without lunch. Contact the Sheraton’s Concierge at (808) 742-4012. Booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended.
Children over the age of 4 love the “Hula Night” at The Grand Hyatt (so do many of the adults!) Call them to confirm which nights- schedule changes often!
Check the Internet for the best deals, as weekly rates vary wildly due to seasonal demand. Book well in advance, especially if you will on Kauai over the holidays! For convenience, you may want to book with a rental car company that is at the Lihue Airport. after you get your luggage, just walk across the street and a Courtesy Bus will take you to the rental office. We would recommend you apply for a free membership with your chosen rental car company (before you book), because it can save you a long wait to pick up your car. It’s tough to deplane with several hundred people, and then see half of them in the line ahead of you! Way better to be in the "Priority/Fast Break/VIP" club and walk right up to the counter (they are free to join).
Registration Number: TA-183-652-7616-02,+GE-183-652-7616-02,+280170260045
This is our 5th time to the Poipu area and 4th time staying at Kiahuna Plantation. The condo was spotless and perfect in every way.
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This condo does not disappoint! The view is beautiful! Third time staying in this unit ! Will come back next year !
The Kiahuna Plantation in general is a wonderful place to stay, and this unit in particular makes for an amazing experience. This is the second time we’ve stayed in this unit and our ninth or tenth trip to the Kiahuna in the past 21 years. We just love, love, love it and we’re so happy this unit was available for our trip back this year!
Great location, awesome ocean view with easy beach access. One thing to note is that the pool amenities, gym, and hot tub are not on site and are across the street at an athletic club. The pool/gym amenities are very nice, though just across a busy road. We plan to return!
This beautiful Poipu home is perfectly located and has an wonderful view of the ocean. The home is very well kept, but its the thoughtful amenities THROUGHOUT the home that was such a surprise. Whatever you think you might need while staying here, forget because they have already thought of it. From bathroom amenities to pre-loaded streaming services on the televisions they have thought of everything.
We look forward to our next visit. Thank you A & A for making this a memorable trip.
Spent so much time researching and this unit checked so many boxes for us and 3 kids. The condo itself is so well maintained and immaculately clean! The property and location of the unit within the property was amazing - so beautiful with a perfect view. We loved having both the upstairs lanai to enjoy views from as well as the patio that opens up to a lawn where my kids would play tag and catch during our downtime. The small private beach was never super crowded and even my youngest was able to swim and body board at this spot when we wanted to stay "in". We cooked a few breakfast meals. and made coffee each morning. But mostly enjoyed having Little Fish Co just across the street - yummy bagels, coffee, and smoothies! We were able to throw in small loads of laundry right in the unit which was so convenient. The unit had TVs with free movies and cable in each room which was a treat for the kids each morning since we woke up so early because of the time difference. There was also a closet with beach chairs, an umbrella, sand toys, and snorkeling gear - so nice to not have to be able to use these things.
Though it was tough without air conditioning (even in mid Oct) there were plenty of fans provided throughout the unit and we were not indoors too much during the day. It would cool a bit at night, to where it didn't bother us in the bedrooms if we kept the fans on.
Check in/check out was super simple and quick. The owners of the unit provided so much great info in the listing and have left thoughtful notes throughout the house that we greatly appreciated. Needless to say we would come back here again and recommend it to friends! Mahalo!!
A beautiful location and accommodation.
We just spent 4 lovely nights at Kiahuna Plantation. This is a delightful property, and the unit was very nice. View from the balcony is great (can see waves breaking in the distance, with palm trees/lawn in front). Beach access is great (adjoining property), and beach is very nice (soft sand & swimmable, in contrast to other properties). There is an in-unit washer/dryer, and the kitchen is well stocked with plates/bowls/silverware. Only issue is that the unit is not air conditioned, so can get hot during the day (in Sept), but it does cool off at night. Unit does have good air circulation.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great view from both lanai's and very convenient to Poipu Shopping Center & the Poipu Atletic Club.
This was an amazing property. Loved every minute and cannot beat the location and surrounding community. Just what we were looking for.
This is our third time staying at the condos @ Kiahuna but the first time in a 2 bedroom and it did not disappoint. The vaulted ceilings and ocean views made for a peaceful stay just steps away from the great lawn and beach. The condo is well-equipped with beach items and the kitchen was fairly well-stocked as well. There are LOTS of fans (you'll need them with the heat and humidity, and no AC). The upstairs living area is much bigger than it seems online, and we enjoyed family dinners on the deck.
We did run into a few major maintenance issues, though I wouldn't put this on the owners (who were incredibly helpful and responsive). The microwave was sparking to the point we couldn't use it, and the new one the Outrigger brought did the same thing after a few uses (thankfully we checked out that day). Our water was turned off without notice and I had to put major pressure on Outrigger to find a reasonable solution and escalate to the Director of Maintenance.
Overall, we had a wonderful stay and look forward to returning again someday. If the Outrigger management can figure out how to allow owners to have AC, it would be a major win (especially with young kiddos!). Alan and Anne were very easy to work with and super helpful throughout our stay.
Stayed in many different units on this property! This unit is gorgeous with a breathtaking view of the ocean and a perfect place to relax and have your morning coffee or cocktails in the evening.
We will definitely be back it was fabulous !!🌈🌴🌈🌴🌺
This condo was great! It had everything we needed for our trip including boogie boards for the kids to ride at the beach. Sitting out on the lanai watching the palm trees sway while the kids ran around on the lawn below was a great way to spending an afternoon. And the proximity to the beach made getting to and from the beach super easy. Definitely staying there again on our next trip to Kauai!
The condo is beautifully decorated and has a wonderful view of the ocean. It is very clean and spacious and had everything we needed. Additionally, it is centrally located to many sights and beaches. The athletic club across the street is excellent with so many activity options! Kiahuna beach can't be beat. Thanks again. We hope to come back.
Well stocked with supplies, great central location on the property with short walk to beach and a spectacular view! Felt spoiled with three lanais! Washer and dryer were great to have as well! Appreciated the extra floor fans in addition to the ceiling fans! Two bedrooms and bathrooms worked out great for our stay! Would most definitely choose this unit again (and hopefully it will have A/C by then)! Very responsive host as well!
We have stayed here multiple times with our four kids and it’s our favorite. The view, location, kitchen & bath updates, washer and dryer make it our favorite. Love the new addition of the high table and chairs on the lanai to see over the railing for a perfect view of the ocean. Thanks again!
The location is ideal IMHO - equal distance from the beach and pool. The view from the 2nd story balcony is beautiful. It's also a very nice perk to be able to chill out at the pool on our checkout day with a 9:15pm redeye flight back to the mainland. The Poipu Athletic club is much improved from our previous visits. If you're lucky enough to reserve this property you're indeed very fornunate.
The owner reached out to me twice prior to arriving which I truly appreciated. We would love to stay in this condo again.
We love Kiahuna Plantation and this unit has the perfect location! The view is absolutely stunning and it's just a short walk to swim in the sea. The unit's decor is lovely and parking is convenient. The large bedroom is great, but it wasn't clear the second bathroom is not ensuite. It's a bit of a challenge to keep the unit cool without AC, but the evening breeze helps.
We have rented this unit many times. Great location and the view is fabulous. Nicely updated and well supplied. We always enjoy our stay at 74!
This is a super great place to stay, roomy enough for our family of 6, great view of the ocean, a short walk to good snorkeling and medium skill level surfing. Beds were comfortable, kitchen had what we needed. We did not once miss the lack of air conditioning. The ocean breeze and ceiling/floor fans were plenty sufficient, and it felt good to have the screen doors and Windows open rather than be closed up in a room with A/C. We’d definitely stay here again.
Great property location and beautiful view.
Great location in terms of close by amenities and access to everything, including the beach, restaurants, golf, and shopping. The grounds of the property are amazing! Only thing missing was air conditioning, but the open floor plan windows/shades & fans in every room definitely make up for it and I hear the complex is working on a power upgrade to facilitate A/C. We will definitely book here again if available.
Kiahuna #76 is a beautiful, well appointed rental. We were four adults and it is one of the few rentals available with 2 bedrooms. Views from the balcony were splendid. While the ocean is described as quiet and child friendly we did not find it as such. Perhaps it is simply the time of year we were there. A little further to the east, at Poipu Beach, there is a lagoon that is much friendlier to our non-strong swimmers. While the unit does not have air conditioning it was quite pleasant with the cooling trade winds. The kitchen had everything needed for cooking small to large meals. We would definitely stay here again.
Sitting now in the quiet of the morning drinking coffee with a view! Green grass, exotic birds, ocean view, Palm tress swaying. Who wants to sleep in?
Thank you for having us. When unexpected things happen this is where you want to be!!
Location is awesome, views of the ocean spectacular! Gardens & vegetation lovely.
Great condo with everything we needed including beach chairs & boogie boards. We can’t wait to return!
Beautiful unit, well appointed, terrific location.
We love the Kiahuna and this unit was great.
The place was so impressive and the view from the deck was fantastic. Thank you for allowing us to stay there, and look forward staying there again.
We loved our week at the Kiahuna Plantation, this is our favorite spot on the island. We have been lucky enough to have stayed in this same unit twice. The view, location and property are all wonderful. Thank you for sharing your paradise with us.
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