Puu Poa 405


Rates: $478 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bed types: KQ (sleeps 6)
Reviews: 4.60 (from 44 reviews)
Enhanced COVID cleaning and disinfecting procedures for every check-in.

This spacious top floor condo in the upscale Puu Poa complex on the north shore of beautiful Kauai is located directly next door to the Princeville St Regis Hotel. You'll love the newly renovated oceanfront pool! Also available onsite are tennis courts, pickleball court, and a path to Hideaways Beach. (Note that this beach path is not for the faint of heart. It's steep and often muddy. We recommend the brief stroll next door to the beach in front of the St Regis. Easy!) This Kauai vacation rental is the perfect place to find your own paradise.

At Puu Poa 405 you'll find a very large oceanfront lanai, furnished with a shaded dining set and your own personal barbecue grill. The views are unobstructed, panoramic, and oceanfront. The master bedroom opens onto a second covered atrium-style lanai, perfect for viewing migrating whales, dolphins at play, or passing ships, even if it's raining and blustery outside. For privacy, the sunroom may be closed off from the bedroom with a set of sliding louver if you've got children using the two day beds in the atrium You'll love the view from the king bed in the very spacious master can enjoy the view without even having to get up. The adjacent master bathroom is very large and elegantly remodeled, with a generously sized walk-in shower and jetted tub. The guest bedroom is furnished with a queen bed. Inside the guest bathroom you will also find a washer and dryer.

The living room is comfortably furnished with a large sectional sofa, 55” flat screen TV with DVD, an there's even a telescope for close-up whale spotting or watching the surfers. Directly behind the living room, with equally dramatic oceanfront views thanks to the open floor plan, is a fully equipped kitchen with granite counter tops, a cook top counter island, electric oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, cookware and dishes, blender, coffee maker, and toaster.

As with most homes on Kauai, this vacation rental is NOT air conditioned.

Although this home has internet, the speed and reliability cannot be guaranteed due to the remote location and the service being provided by a third-party.

Hawaii Vacation Rental Registration Number: TA-000-373-7600-01. Registration Number: 540120110047, TA-000-373-7600-01, GE-000-373-7600-01

Puu Poa 405 Reviews



Frank S.
April 2024
Rating Details: The property manager was more than helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Furniture very dated. Toilet in master bath runs frequently due to maintenance issue. Door on clothes cabinet needs track to be fixed. They had windows washers clean windows but no notice ruined make-up that was on bathroom sink.


Janet P.
February 2024
We enjoyed our stay at Puu Poa 405 very much--the views and whale watching were amazing!


Ed M.
January 2024
Fortunately, this was not the first time we were on Kauai (this was our 6th time), so we were not really upset when it absolutely poured rain (like I have never seen before) for six days and six nights - constantly. We had previously done all that Kauai had to offer. If we had not, this would have been a wasted stay. I am not exaggerating. Accordingly, we could not sit out on the beautiful lanai that overlooked the ocean. We could, however, hear the ocean. We absolutely froze the first few nights in the condo as many windows (eight) facing the ocean would not close. The main bedroom television did not work and four days after we reported it, someone finally showed up and said we needed a new cable box. We did not receive one during our stay. Other issues were similarly not addressed until the fourth day of our six day stay. "Property management" was severley lacking. The main bathroom sink faucet sprayed water everywhere. The locks did not work on either the lanai screen or sliding door. The kitchen was lacking in utensils and the bath towels were only average. The owners obviously do not trust renters with nicer things. We also stayed in a condo on Maui and a house on Oahu on this trip and this condo was the worst in terms of thinking of items renters may need or enjoy and in terms of quality. While this condo could be a wonderful place to stay, it needs updating, repairs (rusted mirrors, one large area of the floor was duct taped) and nicer accoutrements.


Kristan B.
July 2023
Rating Details: The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: This was a great place to visit. We loved the view from the deck and the pool. It also was a great location to stay with available parking. We would stay again in this same unit.


Jeffrey H.
May 2023
This was our 5th stay in a Puu Poa condo, so we love the location on a bluff overlooking the ocean. We even saw whales the first 3 days! This condo is a little tired compared to others we’ve stayed in. What makes the location special is also very hard on the property, so you have window and door issues from corrosion. Our grandkids loved the pool and Hideaways Beach down the bluff from the condo. Minor issues were 2 non-working toasters (property managers got us a new one in a couple of days) and a barely functional coffee maker. The real bummer was the non-working clothes dryer which was not fixed until the last day of a 10 day stay. This was a big inconvenience.


Nicole J.
May 2023
Rating Details: The property manager was adequately helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The place was beautiful. Big and spacious. Great views!


BRIAN Z.
April 2023
Amazing. Condo exactly as described. The view is priceless. Great easy access to beaches. Loved every second of our stay.


michele f.
February 2023
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Wonderful location and amazing views. VRBO staff incredibly efficient and helpful. This unit does not have AC. This unit is a bit tired and needs a refresh. Fine for a short stay,not equipped for a lengthy vacation.


Timothy J.
November 2022
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Everything was as described. Close to things you needed (food etc. ) Great view!


Kevin D.
November 2022
The ocean view is unbeatable. Likely the best on Kauai's North Coast. The place is large, too. Lots of room to move around. However, the place doesn't look changed since the 80s and there are a number of deferred maintenance issues: weeds on the lanai, peeling paint, warped floors, rusting bathroom fixtures, etc. We realize that many adjacent condos go for much more pet night (some over 2x), but a little TLC wouldn't cost too much and would go a long way to make the unit considerably more comfortable.


A guest from Aurora, CO
October 2022
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: As described. We enjoyed this rental very much. Would recommend 100%.


Lindsay C.
August 2022
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We loved our stay at Puu Poa 405. The location is unbeatable. So close to amazing beaches and conveniently located to easily get out and explore other parts of the island. The condo was super comfortable. Kitchen had everything you could need for cooking. Plenty of towels and beach and snorkel equipment. We had a couple issues with some things being broken/not working but the management company was really responsive and they sent a handy man to address the issues.


Michael S.
August 2022
We enjoyed staying here so much. The ocean view was amazing! And the condo was clean and spacious with a large kitchen, which was very nice. There's a long daybed in front of the windows in the den where I took a nap everyday, while enjoying the ocean breeze. There are TWO beach paths, only a 3 minute walk away that take you to beautiful gorgeous beaches. My wife and I loved it here and would highly recommend this condo if you are visiting the Princeville/Hanalei area.


Jennifer D.
July 2022
Property was clean and spacious. Views were great! Construction noise from the resort next door each morning but we were already awake.


Michael C.
June 2022
Condo was clean, spacious, stocked well with basic amenities, and one incredible view. Walking distance to Hideaway Beach (one of our favorites), Queens Bath, and Puu Poa Beach. Local pizza and salad joint also a short walk, and pizza was great. Would most definitely stay here again.


Laura C.
May 2022
This was a much anticipated trip to celebrate retirement. We were looking for views, sounds of the ocean and a peaceful stay. The view did not disappoint and the pool area and grounds were nicely maintained. The kitchen was reasonably well-appointed. Pros: Location and views are outstanding. The unit is on the top floor and there are glimpses of Bali Hai from the balcony. The complex was quiet at night. Noise level from construction was high during the day, however. Amenities were mostly sufficient, although we had to purchase hand soap and tissue. It would also have been nice to have access to a few cleaning products in order to keep things tidy. Cons: -Antiquated lockbox - difficult to use. -Check-in was 3:00 and when I arrived at 4:30, the cleaning crew had just arrived. I was told to return after 5:30. After a 6+ hour flight with groceries to unload, this was very inconvenient. The Property Mgr. has responded to this complaint. -General Maintenance: Windowsills and patio furniture were not cleaned. One of the overhead fans was broken, as was a window onto the balcony and the lock on the sliding glass door. -Construction: Noisy during the day, starting quite early. -Important: While the St. Regis Hotel is referenced several times (beach access/amenities) it is actually a large demolition site. There are no services available and beach ingress/egress is risky. The Westin does have a restaurant, but it is 1.5 miles away near the entrance of Princeville.



May 2022
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We loved this place. We always wonder how different the place is when compared to the online pics...this place was EXACTLY like the pics. Beautiful, clean, well stocked with basics, amazing voew, and great beach down belowAlso, the rental company was great, keeping on touch to make sure all was good


Patrick C.
March 2022
We enjoyed our time here! Beautiful home, view, and area! The constant sounds of the ocean waves are missed by us all. We did find a couple items from past guests in the master bedroom that would've been spotted during normal cleaning, so maybe some improvement could be made there, but nonetheless a great stay.


Cheri G.
March 2022
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We stayed at Puu Poa a few years ago and were so excited to return. This condo was even better than the last, being on the top floor with such a fantastic view of the ocean! The unit is beautifully furnished and has a large kitchen equipped with everything we needed! When we return to the north shore we will definitely check on availability here.


Kris M.
March 2022
There were 6 adults in our group and we had a wonderful time in our unit! It was spacious and met all of our needs. The unit was clean, the beds were comfortable and the balcony was great for watching the whales. I have no complaints and would stay there again for sure!


Kelli G.
January 2022
We absolutely loved our time at this rental. Princeville is such a beautiful area (although, very wet). We loved being able to take long walks, snorkel, read at any one of the nearby beaches, etc. Our family of 6 adults was very comfortable since the condo is extremely spacious. We also loved being so near Hanalei. The owners had lists of day trips and lots of activities. We would definitely return!


Bethaney V.
December 2021
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Beautiful, spacious condo in a great location in Princeville with amazing views from the entire space.


Alan K.
December 2021
This property is fabulous. Can’t imagine a better oceanfront view! The condo was well equipment and everything working properly.


Daniel H.
December 2021
Great getaway, great location on the North shore/Princeville area.


Karl B.
December 2021
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We really enjoyed our stay at this location. Plenty of room for us and the unit was very clean upon arrival. A few things need to addressed however. The lanai furniture is past its usefulness. Both chase lounges had torn/rotting fabric. The bistro table has been repaired before and needs to be done again or placed. The tile flooring of the lanai is losing its grout in most of the floor. In the sun room the above shades have quite a bit mold and needs cleaning or replacing. These items are easy fixes for such a wonderful condo.


Matthew F.
November 2021
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Great views, loved the proximity to Hideaways Beach. Comfortable and quiet. Coffee pot didn't work, the backup didn't have a carafe so we frankensteined one with parts from each. Gas grill has too many burners out to properly cook anything and doesn't get nearly hot enough.


Veronika O.
July 2021
Our family of five had a wonderful stay at Puu Poa 405. Views of the ocean and Makana Peak and best of all- access to Hideaways Beach. It did get a little warm during the day, but we were mostly out exploring the island and it was very comfortable by 5pm and to sleep. The master bedroom king was very cozy. Kitchen stocked with all we needed. Thank you for sharing your home.


Virginia T.
July 2021
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We absolutely loved this condo. The location was iconic "Hawaii". So pretty. The view from the private deck was stunning! The condo itself was very clean, and well appointed. Just about everything you could think of was provided, the drawers, cupboards, closet shelves, etc. were all labeled so things were easy to find. Definitely one of the best places we have stayed in. And the management staff were very helpful, friendly, and professional. Our calls and questions were promptly answered and handled. Would highly recommend, we are already planning our next trip here!

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

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