Poipu Shores 406A - Oceanfront Penthouse


Rates: $844 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Bed types: KQTT (sleeps 6)
Reviews: 4.90 (from 68 reviews)
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Living Room, Separate Dining Room, Full Kitchen, Laundry

The Penthouse at Poipu Shores is the corner unit on the top floor, and is only a few feet from the ocean. Originally built for the developer, it is the largest condo at Poipu Shores (2200 square feet). Glass-walled, it indisputably has the most spectacular view of any property on the south shore - a 270 degree sweeping panorama of the southern coastline extending to the west, Niihau, and the central mountains, Mt. Kahili and Mount Wai'ale'ale.. The condo was completely remodeled and rebuilt and is extremely well-maintained.. The living room has a big screen HDTV, Blu-ray DVD player, and stereo system with iPod and MP3 connections, Blue-tooth speakers. Each bedroom has both ceiling fans and A/C (*see note in Amenities/Essentials,) HDTV, and wireless and hard wired free high speed internet access. The living room and the master bedroom open to the 40 foot long lanai overlooking the ocean crashing on rocks below - a perfect vantage point for spotting sea turtles, dolphins, whales, monk seals. Sunsets are beautiful year round. Guests will enjoy the dramatic, heated, ocean-front pool. There are outdoor barbecue areas, on-site parking, and elevator. On-site manager's office is open daily to assist guests.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 6 GUESTS: Because of the privacy, ambiance, and amenities, this unit is a wonderful choice for a honeymoon, anniversary, or birthday celebration, or just as a getaway to completely relax and enjoy beautiful Kauai. Two couples sharing this condo will be delighted with the spaciousness. Dinner on the lanai at sunset is the best dining experience on the island.
One infant under age 12 months using a crib may be permissible with 6 adults.

PARKING: Parking is available for ONE vehicle per unit. Vehicle must be registered with onsite office and permit displayed on vehicle windshield. Additional vehicles must be parked off property. Onsite office will advise locations.

SMOKING: This is a non-smoking property. There are three designated smoking areas away from the buildings at the perimeters of the property. Smoking inside the units or on the lanais is prohibited.

BARBECUES: There are gas barbecues on the property for the use of guests. The use of portable grills, hibachis, camping stoves, etc. inside the units or on the lanais is strictly prohibited.

HOUSEKEEPING AND CLEANING: Light housekeeping services, including linen exchanges and supply replacement, depending on length of stay. Exit cleaning fee of $409.00 + tax for stays of a maximum of 10 nights. For stays beyond 10 nights, an additional $30.00 per night will be charged for cleaning.

DRONES: To respect the privacy of all guests, drones may NOT be flown anywhere on the property at any time.

DEPOSIT POLICY: 50% of rent total to confirm reservation; may be higher for year end holidays.

CANCELLATION: full refund of deposit for cancellation up to 61 days prior to arrival date. 50% refund of deposit if cancelled up to 30 days prior to arrival date. No refund if cancelled within 30 days prior to arrival dates, outside of holiday season. NO REFUND IF CANCELLATION OCCURS WITHIN 90 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DURING HOLIDAY SEASON DATES.

RESERVATION CHANGES: A change to the dates of an existing reservation may result in a rate change in the event that the new dates are in a higher rent period. The posted rate for the dates booked will be charged.

Hawaii Transient Accommodation Registration Number: W40953562-01

Other Activities: ziplining, kayaking, sightseeing, photography




Keywords: Penthouse, Condo Rental, Hawaii, Kauai Registration Number: GE-110-380-8512-01, TA-110-380-8512-01

Poipu Shores 406A - Oceanfront Penthouse Reviews



Vincent C.
January 2024
We had a wonderful time! Condo was clean and convenient and has the best views! The property manager was very responsive and accommodating. The view is unmatched. We enjoyed watching whales, dolphins and turtles from the unit and lanai. Spacious, well laid out and perfectly finished, this unit was created with loving attention to detail. We stayed in January so no A/C was need, it even got a bit chilly on a few evenings which was fine with us. If I could have changed anything it would have been to have a memory foam king size bed in the master. Thanks for a wonderful stay.


Carol G.
January 2024
Location: amazing, like being on the beach but private, shady, and cleaner! Condo: amazing; no salt/pepper but that’s easy and cheap; super clean, well stocked otherwise Property Managers: amazingly responsive!


Micheal H.
November 2023
Great location close to the beach and a few restaurants. The views from the balcony are what you think they should be. You can see sea turtles from the balcony. I do recommend that you have the A/C turned on. It’s a little warm if you are not used to it.. I’d definitely stay again


Linda W.
August 2023
We had a wonderful time! Condo was clean and convenient and has the best views! The property manager was very responsive and accommodating.


Barb P.
April 2023
This was our third visit to Poipu Shores…first time to this unit. Owner and staff were very easy to work with and responded quickly to our questions. Unit was spacious and worked beautifully for our family(2 grandparents, parents and two young children). The third bedroom with trundle bed worked well for kids. Having a third bath was a bonus. The view is unmatched. We enjoyed watching whales, dolphins and turtles from the unit and lanai. Even on a very rainy day we were happy as we looked out from our unit. I gave the unit a 5 when compared to others at this price. A few minor suggestions include switching out the kitchen sink and garbage disposal, consider a/c for the whole unit, some new furnishings and kitchen utensils. Overall, Poipu Shores is one of our favorite places in the islands. Mahalo🌺


Tracie E.
March 2023
Amazing views of the ocean, from the lanai! We saw whales, and dolphins! This condo was very spacious! One thing that could improve the stay, would be to have a couple high top tables and chairs for the lanai,


Mitzi B.
February 2023
This was by far one of the best places we’ve enjoyed View and sound of crashing surf was spectacular Relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. Would definitely stay again and highly recommend.


Janice B.
January 2023
We had a wonderful stay in Anne's Poipu Shores Penthouse Condo. The view is so amazing from the lanai, the master bedroom, the kitchen/dining room and the living area. Anne was very quick to answer any questions that I had. The staff at Poipu Shores was stellar. Always helpful with a smile on their faces. I would definitely stay here again. Mahalo, Anne!


Lana B.
January 2023
Will want to stay here again


Marianne K.
January 2023
We each enjoyed every moment far more even than our hopes. Our only regret was that we couldn't stay longer.


Pamela M.
December 2022
Great


Kevin W.
August 2022
The pictures don’t do it justice. Amazing view and the constantly crashing waves makes it even better. If there is one knock it’s the pool for the complex. It drops off pretty quickly so you need some sort of floatie. It’s a great location to everything.


Erik K.
June 2022
I'll start with the pro's of this place, and there were plenty. The view's from 406A are quite simply, ridiculous. Breathtaking views up and down the southwest side of the island. The sound of the ocean against the rocks echoing through the condo is a great thing to hear while staying here. The views from the kitchen are panoramic of the ocean, mountain and all of the "gardens" Kauai has to offer. The pool at this place is amazing, hanging over the ocean with countless turtles swimming below all day every day. All of the cons of this place are annoying, because they are easily fixed. Firstly, this place needs updating in a catastrophic way. The furniture is surely late 90's, wicker style with glass that gets covered in a mixture of salt and humid air, and the white arm chairs are absolutely filthy. The L shapped coach smells horrible and feels grungy, and the outside patio furniture is very old, basic and not very comofrotable. Looking down at the neighbors below, with their new patio furniture made you wish this place followed suit. The kitchen appliances are also old and dated, the fridge has no cold water or ice dispenser and is fairly small. The oven door doesn't even close all the way, so the heat just escapes into the kitchen which heats up the kitchen. I reached out to anne to address, and she did say the range was already supposed to be replaced, but she's waiting on property management to install. The beach chairs and cooler that were provided were also old and needing replacing. The cooler handle was broken, and fixed with red duct tape, and the chairs were rusty and broken. Anne also was attentive to those issues, and actually new chairs arrived the next day. The biggest complaint by far came from my in-laws who we gave the master bedroom too. First, the mattress in the master is lumpy and worn, and like the queen mattress in the smaller bedroom, needs to be replaced, desperately. There are also no curtains whatsoever in the master, which i understand allows for an incredible view, but some people like sleeping past sunrise. Towels, shampoo and soap have a very motel 6 feel. Sample sizes only, and no more than 1 towel per guest was provided. We had a great time on our trip and our love for Kauai is strong. I just feel like this place could easily be a 5 star stay, and i'm having to struggle with whether to give it 4 stars, or 3. Put a few bucks back in to it, get new furniture, new mattresses, and it's a 5 star place.


dave f.
May 2022
Spacious, well laid out and perfectly finished, this unit was created with loving attention to detail. It is situated as close to the ocean as you can get and has extensive views of the Poipu beaches


HOLLY K.
April 2022
This condo was in a great location and the views were amazing! Can’t wait to return.


Nick S.
January 2022
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the penthouse apartment at Poipu Shores. Location was perfect - a quick walk from Popui beach (and the turtles!) with stunning oceanfront sunset views from the large balcony. We saw turtles, whales and dolphins all from the comfort of the balcony. Apartment is well appointed — shower and bathroom en suite for each bedroom, which was nice. Note that the third bedroom has a small bed and can sleep only 1. Front desk staff were responsive and helpful. The condo complex has a great pool, which was heated (nice touch for winter). Dramatic setting of the pool was also fun — with waves crashing on the rocks below! Highly recommended!


Todd W.
January 2022
My family loved staying here. The best feature was being right on the ocean. I was going to rent something cheaper inland, but my family talked me into stepping up to stay here. The views were amazing. We saw whales, seals, and sharks without ever leaving the lanai. Plus beautiful sunsets and the moon reflecting on the ocean. And the sounds of the crashing waves were the best white noise sound machine for sleeping. The unit came as advertised. A bit older and dated, but built with quality. The kitchen was well stocked with utensils and we cooked both dinner and breakfast in the unit. It was also a great location for day trip excursions all around the island as well as walking to the nearby beaches.


David B.
December 2021
Poipu Beach area has such a chill vibe. This condo is just a 2 minute walk to many beaches and restaurants. We saw dozens of turtles every day from the balcony, whales, dolphin and seals. No joke! The sunsets are unreal and the sound of the waves are amazing!


David F.
November 2021
The location of this unit may be the best on the whole south shore. Spectacular sunsets, huge windows surrounding the whole perimeter of the unit and unlimited views. Waves crashing on the rocks was like nowhere we’ve ever stayed. However, I absolutely wouldn’t stay there without 2 improvements. The unit receives full, direct sun for several hours in the afternoon until sunset. There are no window coverings of any kind and no air conditioning in the main living area so the space gets unbearably hot even with the all the windows open and the fans on. While all the glass is a pure delight in the morning hours, there’s no place to escape the sun in the afternoon, except the 2 smaller bedrooms. After full days of touring and playing outside, we wanted to come back to a cool place to rest before going out to dinner. That simply wasn’t possible. All of the other units in the building appear to have window coverings and after talking with some of the other renters I found that they also had A/C. I don’t understand why the owner has decided not to have these amenities here. A/C should be added but I would say that at least there is A/C in the bedrooms (for $20 extra per night, which we definitely needed for sleeping). I would strongly recommend staying at Poipu Shores because the location can’t be beat. But until improvements are made to this 406A unit, enjoy your vacation by staying in another unit.


Deena B.
August 2021
Beautiful, well-appointed penthouse condo with spectacular views and delivered as described! We will definitely be back!


Dr. John U.
August 2021
Very nice property with fantastic views of ocean , sunset and crashing waves just outside the lanai. Close to beach and great pool on property. Very nice well equipped kitchen. Bedrooms have AC which I highly recommend in summer. Wish we could have stayed longer! Hope to go back in near future.


Marian C.
August 2021
We have traveled quite a bit and rate the setting of this condo as the very best. In fact, this was our second time staying here. The condo is spacious and well supplied. It’s within easy walking distance to Poipu beach. We really liked the option for air conditioning, especially when sleeping. Only criticism would be that it could be cleaner (especially the kitchen area). Also, requiring pictures of our clearance from Hawaii travel regarding Covid exemption before getting keys added pressure to an already hectic travel day. However, that is understandable. We would highly recommend this condo and location for travelers to Kauai.


Chris C.
August 2021
Was a great place to chill.


angela o.
July 2021
Great place. Do not tell you it’s $20 extra a day for air conditioning in the rooms. But it’s worth it. It gets hot with all the window in this beautiful unit. The third bedroom has a small daybed . Does not fit a large person but does have its own bathroom. Pool is nice! Parking was adequate but a little tight for our large suv. Would stay here again!

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