Lae Nani Resort 523

Rates: $528 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Bed types: K (sleeps 2)
Reviews: 5.00 (from 85 reviews)
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If thoughts of azure oceans, romantic getaways and sunrise mornings are just some of the peaceful images that make you happy, then this is the oasis of your dreams. Turn your dreams into lifelong memories at our Lush Tropical Oasis - #523 Lae Nani Resort on the beautiful Royal Coconut Coast in eastern Kauai. Near Wailua Bay in Kapa'a, this is an enviously breathtaking 1 bedroom, ocean-front, beachfront condo located in the premier and preferred building #5 at Lae Nani, and the property is situated for perfect access to all parts of the island. Simply a spot of heaven you just may never want to leave.

Imagine lounging on your private lanai where the breaking waves, along with warm tropical trade wind breezes, glorious sunrises, amazing moonrises, and sparkling night skies will have you lost to all of the cares of the world. The beautiful sandy beach is just a few steps away, and the 180 degree view from the deep blue sea to the bay, along the dramatic coastline, and capped with the stunning Hokonui mountain peak is spectacular! Sweeping views of the deep blue pacific ocean from the kitchen, dining area and living room, with comfortable lounge chairs and table and chairs on the lanai, will keep you from ever wanting to leave!

Depending on the time of year of your stay, from the lanai you may get to admire breaching whales off the coast, observe sea turtles swimming or lounging on the beach, watch kite surfers flying through the air, or you may even get to cheer on outrigger canoe race or two! Plus, in addition to the unobstructed view, guests appreciate the enhanced security and privacy that a 2nd floor unit provides. (Please note - the unit is up one flight of stairs - no elevator). And, when it's time to get out and play, you can walk to nearby shops, restaurants and beaches, rent kayaks and bikes, or hop in your car, private tour, or Kauai bus and head any direction for a day of fun.

This remodeled retreat is so refreshing – you will not want to leave. The bedroom features a California king size bed, a new cool-sleep memory foam mattress, new luxurious linens and pillows, and air-conditioning for those warmer tropical nights (please note that a/c is located in the bedroom only). We also provide robes for you both - perfect for those crisper mornings on the lanai. The newly renovated bathrooms are stocked with all of the necessities needed for a worry-free stay, including towels and toilet paper, soap and shampoo, plus for those longer stays you'll have a washer and dryer in the complex with complimentary detergent at your fingertips.

Should you be in the mood to cook, you will love the well-equipped kitchen that includes all of the basics for cooking and BBQ, like your basic spices and condiments, a dishwasher, range, full size refrigerator and a microwave for those wonderful morning, afternoon, or evening meals on the lanai. That is, of course, if you can pass up the Passion Bakery Cafe (just down the street), whose pastries are a Kauai favorite, or the Lava Lava ... 300 steps from the front door! Finally, flanking the lush grounds and pool area are gas BBQ grills, perfect for you to enjoy so many of the fresh fish options that Kauai has to offer.

The condo is wonderfully stocked with the many items needed to enhance a tropical vacation, including beach towels, picnic coolers, beach chairs, a beach umbrella, 2 flat-screen TVs, games and movies. The kitchen has a great selection of spices, and other sundries, and there is also a new Keurig Supreme coffee maker and a sampling of Kauai Coffee K-Cups to kick-start your day.   The pool is the perfect spot to relax after a day of adventure, and you will appreciate how beautiful and well maintained the tropical plants and property are kept by the on-site care takers.

Located squarely along the Royal Coconut Coast in Kapa’a, this vacation retreat is just 10 minutes from the Lihue airport. In addition to nearby shopping at the Coconut Marketplace (a 3 minute walk), and a wonderful variety of restaurants (our favorite being the Lava Lava on the Beach right next door), many of Kauai's top activities are also nearby, to include the Wailua Golf Course (known as the best play for pay in Hawaii), Lydgate Park (a wonderful tree-lined picnicking beach with jetty-enclosed safe swimming and snorkeling havens), Wailua River Kayaking, numerous hiking trails, the Smith Family Garden Luau (an island favorite), and the "Ke Ala Hele Makale" - the 7.5 mile bike path that runs along the coast.

The Kauai Bike/Walking Path passes along the front of the property, and is the launching point to access nearby activities. Wailua Bay beach, a great walking beach where you can find little treasures, and it's only a 15 minute walk and Lydgate Park is a short drive (or 20 minute walk) to the south, and is known for its sea ponds (full of baby fish), and the perfect spot for swimming and snorkeling. .

This oceanfront suite offers Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and Free Parking. The space is a generous 850 square fee, and the over-sized lanai is another 150 square feet There is a keyless entry system for convenient and safe check-in, and also strict disinfecting & cleaning measures in place. As mentioned above, Air Conditioning is in the bedroom only. This is a 2nd floor unit with no elevator, however parking is very convenient.

As owners who care about you and your Kauai experience, we strive to earn the coveted 5-star rating with every single guest. We personally manage our condo, and we have secured the best on-island staff on Kauai - their attention to detail is 2nd to none. Upgrades and refurbishments happen often, so don’t be surprised when you find the unit is even better than we described! You will also have direct communication with us and our representative team to answer any questions, should the need arise.

This condo, and the entire property has a very strict NON-SMOKING policy - this includes cigarettes, vape, and marijuana - even medical.

Check-in is 4pm / Check-out is 10am. We have a very active rental schedule, and with our extra cleaning protocols in place, we ask that you do not arrive early or depart late - thank you for understanding.

Administrative Fee:
Insuraguest Damage Insurance Waiver nightly rate ($8.42) + 3% processing fee paid at time of reservation. No additional resort fees or costs.

Come to Hawaii and explore an island paradise. Whether you hike, golf, shop, kayak, snorkel or sunbathe, the irresistible pull of that lanai and those mesmerizing waves will call you…you won’t want to leave. Embrace the Aloha spirit, and enjoy your Hawaiian holiday! Ron & Teri Registration Number: TA-038-476-0320-01, GE-038-476-0320-01

Lae Nani Resort 523 Reviews

April 2024
We were very pleased with the property! The view of the ocean was stunning and the grounds were top notch!

Nicholas C.
March 2024
My wife and myself really enjoyed our stay. It was a very quiet and relaxing place to be. Thank you for your hospitality

Paula S.
March 2024
The condo is clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the large balcony for our morning coffee. We even had the pleasure of watching a seal swim by 1 morning. The location is so convenient to walk to the market and several restaurants. Teri was very quick to respond with questions as well. Would stay here again! Paula

George C.
March 2024
Excellent property!! Exactly as listed. Great location is centrally located on the east coast to get to all activities. Hearing the waves was important to my new wife and the water is right there. We really enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this property!!

William L.
March 2024
Incredible ocean views.

Roger S.
February 2024
The property was well maintained. Everything was as advertised. There were such nice touches, such as the robes that were perfect for enjoying the lanai in the early morning and evenings. The space so convenient for walking to restaurants and stores. We enjoyed the quiet space and loved hearing the ocean waves all night long! We hope to be able to return.

Charles A.
February 2024
The property is excellent. The owners have thought of so many amenities. Cookware, yoga mats, ukelele to practice with, furniture on lanai, fans for the rooms that don't have AC, plenty of towels, hangers, seating, items in kitchen like seasonings, saran wrap, area to take off shoes with hooks nearby for hats/wraps. Our biggest issue was that we would have appreciated a thorough overview of the steps going down and then up in advance. We knew there was no elevator, but it felt like this key info was avoided. And the smells from neighboring units is not their fault, but hard to avoid when we needed patio doors open for cooling. Six our of 7 days, the smells took away from the atmosphere. The parking lot was difficult to manuever for mid-size cars. We parked by the laundry unit and walked.

Carolyn B.
January 2024
We had a wonderful time in a lovely condo. The pictures of the condo are very true. Walking access to Coconut market, and central to the island of Kauai by car in all directions. Quiet location except for the roar of the surf and an easy beach access was enjoyable.

Domenico B.
December 2023
Condo was great, everything was as advertised, great view, spacious, clean, comfortable bed etc… Location is excellent to be able to explore both the north or south parts of the island. We would be glad to stay here again when we return yo Kauai.

Gordon F.
December 2023
A great condo and wonderful owners who are interested in ensuring that you have a good experience. The condo was just as described with the grounds and view even better than the pictures. Everything was well stocked and the hosts provided many helpful tips on restaurants and activities. The central location was also great for going either north or south. There were many restaurants within walking distance. We would definitely stay here gain.

Scott C.
December 2023
Condo had everything we needed and was exactly as described. Location, view and property are fantastic. Condo was updated and super clean. Communication from owners was A+.

Gary & Belinda G.
November 2023
Wonderful condo and awesome view! Everything we needed for our stay. Comfy bed, plenty of amenities too!

Cathy E.
November 2023
We loved this condo. The Lai Nani property is always great and this unit was perfect for me and my husband. The location and ocean front view was perfect. The condo was well stocked with everything we needed. We used the beach chairs, umbrella and cooler on our beach outings. We enjoyed the pool and the lovely grounds were we could sit in the shade and read. We walked to restaurants including Lava Lava Beach Club which was great. I highly recommend! And we will be back!

Laura R.
November 2023
This condo definitely exceeded our expectations!! While we knew it was so pretty from pictures while searching for places for our stay in Kauai, when we arrived it was just paradise for sure!! We did a lot of hiking, but truly, the best 2 days were when we just stayed around the condo, hanging out at the beach and having meals on the lanai! Overall this condo is a beautiful place and highly recommend!! Laura and Bob

Joe L.
October 2023
Our stay was great. Clean, comfortable area and nice community pool. Our hosts were excellent. They made sure we were happy with their super condo. And what a view!

Travis N.
October 2023
View was spectacular! Listening to the ocean all night was a big plus! Location is perfect!

Erin L.
October 2023
Heaven on earth. Whether we were in the condo outside, in the pool or on the beach, it was AMAZING! Beautiful, well kept grounds, and all you could ever need was waiting for you in the extremely nice Condo. I loved that shopping was within walking distance, so we could shop there or take a short or long drive and explore. We will rent this place again & I can’t wait!

Roland B.
September 2023
Beautiful loction and landscaping.

Trina W.
September 2023
We absolutely LOVED our stay is this beautiful and comfortable condo! The view is amazing and the sounds of the waves crashing is so therapeutic. Teri & Ron have stocked the condo thoughtfully and we had everything we needed for our week's stay (beach towels, chairs, beach umbrella snorkeling gear, laundry detergent, hair dryer, spices, condiments, etc.). The bed is very comfortable and the air conditioning in the bedroom made for a great night's sleep. When we left, we felt so refreshed and ready to get back to the real world :). The condo is located in the quaint town of Kapa'a, with a wide variety of great restaurants, and is perfectly situated to explore the island of Kauai. Our favorite eateries in Kapa'a were Napali Brewing Company, Sam's Ocean View, Lava Lava Club, the ice cream place next to Safeway, & Passion Bakery. Teri was very quick to address our questions and we definitely plan to return to Lea Nani #523 for more R&R!

Ben E.
August 2023
AC unit worked nice in bedroom. Host was responsive, balcony is great that overlooks the ocean. Would definitely reccomend.

Joanne S.
July 2023
I stayed there on my own for three days and it was magical. The condo is beautiful and the grounds are stunning and very well maintained. Hosts were responsive and quick to help when needed. The pictures are accurate and honestly don’t do the view justice, it was an absolutely gorgeous spot. Some of the bedroom furniture has been updated since the photos were taken and it looks very nice. The bed is high and almost a little challenging for a shorter person like myself to get into… but there was a step stool in the kitchen that could be used and the bed itself was very comfortable. The bedroom A/C gave a cool spot for sleeping. Kitchen was well equipped and there were lots of spices and condiments etc. for cooking. Would definitely stay there again.

Angela B.
July 2023
It was a wonderful week, and a great place for some R&R! The condo was well-equipped and very comfortable, fantastic view from the lanai, beautiful property, quiet, appreciated the a/c in the bedroom, and many other nice little touches (thanks for the welcome gift!). Teri was a great host, and gave a lot of helpful info, that we used for the surrounding area (and then some). We enjoyed the small beach in front of the property, loved Lava Lava Beach Club (several trips there, so easy to walk), malasadas at Passion Bakery are a must, they also make great lunches to-go, Tiki Tacos tacos were delicious, Kountry Kitchen had just the kind of breakfast my husband loves, Coconut Marketplace was great for groceries and souvenirs. We also enjoyed many other recommendations around the island. Thanks for hosting us!

Emma H.
July 2023
Teri and Ron were so kind throughout the whole process. The place itself is absolutely beautiful, right on the water. Technically the beach is public but it really doesn't feel like it. We loved spending time at the nearby sacred site as well. Overall, could not have asked for a better place to stay.

Diane S.
July 2023
Beautifully decorated condo with all the amenities and supplies needed for our stay. Loved the location - was close to everything we wanted to do.

Rannie A.
July 2023
We had a fantastic time. Highly recommended.

Kara H.
July 2023
You will not regret booking this property! It is clean, comfortable and Teri is super helpful and responsive. Teri provided great tips for food on the island, responded immediately with any questions and is just a super kind person. You can tell that the owners love their property as it is well maintained and decorated. The bed is extremely comfortable and eating meals on the balcony is a must as the view is beautiful! Convenient to everything and super easy check in process. Try garden island coffee truck if you are a coffee lover! Venture into Hanalei for a wishing well coffee and acai bowl (and of course a shave ice too)! Thanks for sharing your place- we can’t wait to come back!

Maureen W.
July 2023
This condo delivers. It has everything you need to enjoy your stay. I spent a lot of hours researching different places in Kauai and I’m glad I picked this one. If you love to walk, there is a great path that goes on and on along the beach. The pool is clean, refreshing and not crowded. The grounds are kept immaculate with various types of tropical plants. The beach is so natural, yet inviting and easy to play in with shade! The condo exceeded my expectations in all regards. The owner and manager/housekeeper were both very responsive to any questions that I had. No complaints!!

Tori G.
June 2023
Loved this place! View is even better in person. Condo was very well stocked and super comfortable, and in a great location. Owners have added a lot of special touches to make it feel welcoming and I had everything I needed for a wonderful stay. Wouldn’t hesitate to book here again!

Tiffany E.
June 2023
This was a fantastic property. Well maintained and thoughtfully equipped. We had a wonderful experience and would love to return.

Sandy K.
May 2023
Terrific location, beautiful view of the ocean. Very nicely furnished, comfy bed.

Karen B.
May 2023
Beautiful view with beach steps from the condo. This is a beautiful condo. The condo was very clean and beautifully updated. As soon as you walk in you are treated to the most stunning view of the ocean. This property is within walking distance to restaurants and The Coconut Market Place for shopping and groceries. Ron and Teri are amazing hosts. Always available to answer questions and share tips of places to visit and eat. Can’t wait to return to this little piece of paradise. Thank you Ron and Teri for sharing your amazing property with us!

May 2023
Photos reflect actual views and decor. Full kitchen, and gas grills available.Lovely, with lush landscaping and gorgeous ocean views and beach steps away. Restaurants, beach bar and shopping within walking distance.

Krista B.
May 2023
We absolutely loved our stay! The location was perfect, walking distance to shops and restaurants. The condo was clean and the host included some personal touches that made it even more special. They provided a lot of recommendations on things to do and places to eat. This was our first time in Kauai and when we come back, we would absolutely stay here again.

Deb H.
May 2023
We absolutely love this condo at Lae Nani and were excited to return to it for the second year in a row! The view cannot be beat, and the furnishings are lovely. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to cook great meals every day. Teri was exceptionally welcoming, and Marvis, the onsite manager, was so accommodating and a joy to meet. Lae Nani, and this condo in particular, has become our home-away-from home. We're already thinking about our next trip "home!"

Paula S.
April 2023
Teri and Ron’s condo at Lae Nani was just perfect for us. It is very well equipped… lovely kitchen and furnishings. Sitting on the lanai with morning coffees or at Happy Hour was a real treat. The view is gorgeous. We had a couple of rainy, windy days but sitting out on the covered lanai we could watch the waves roll in with no problem. The pool is great. Plenty of eating spots nearby. Would love to have a washer and dryer in the unit but really nothing to be done about that. All in all a perfect last five days for us. Mahalo Teri and Ron.

cindy v.
March 2023
Really enjoyed our stay. The place is really nice and in a great location.

June G.
February 2023
The condo was as advertised. Very clean, nicely furnished, well stocked, relaxing. Great location for walking the beach, watching the birds, grabbing a bite to eat, or heading out to explore the island. The landscaping was beautiful. Would love to stay again.

Laurie M.
January 2023
So pleased with everything …clean, new, comfortable, beautiful view and property, very close to a variety of food and drink choices. Central to north and south Kauai. Did not want for a thing. Absolutely loved our stay!!!

Eric S.
December 2022
My wife of 20 years and I came to the island to celebrate our anniversary. This was such an epic stay! Many, many thanks to Teri and Ron for sharing your most delightful condo with us for the last several days! This beautiful location is on the 2nd floor of a well-maintained and gated community on the beach. The grounds were perfectly manicured, the foliage was stunning, and there were so many places to just relax and soak up the Hawaiian sun. Just a 2-minute walk from some really great restaurants and local shops, you really wouldn't ever have to leave the complex to have your best week ever. We feel so blessed to have found this property. Teri, if you ever decide to sell it, you MUST let us know! We'll be back for sure! Eric

Karthik R.
December 2022
We absolutely loved our stay at Teri’s oceanfront condo. The condo was well equipped and very clean. I just love it when vacation rentals carry high-quality kitchen equipment as I cook a lot. I also love that they encourage guests to leave dry food items as we had plenty of spices to cook with. Overall, 5 stars for everything! Thank you for letting us rent your property!

Amanda f.
November 2022
This condo is everything we hoped for, expected and more! Ron and Teri were amazing hosts and we would love to stay here again!

Sheri F.
October 2022
Absolutely loved this property! It is in the perfect location, the landscape is beautiful, the unit is very clean, and wonderfully decorated. The view from the balcony makes you feel like you are in paradise. The hosts are so warm and welcoming, the best Vrbo we have stayed at!

Michelle F.
October 2022
The location is perfect on the island, the unit is beautiful, spacious and comfortable, and the view is stunning! Owners were great to work with and we really didn't want to leave!

Jami A.
September 2022
Absolutely stunning condo. We loved the ocean view and being able to walk just a few steps in order to sit on the lawn chairs provided. Kitchen was very well stocked and we cooked often. Walking distance to so many things. We loved this condo and Ron and Terry were excellent hosts.

Ellen F.
September 2022
Wonderful condo in an amazing setting! The unit is well maintained and very comfortable. The grounds are beautiful and the ocean views are beyond words. We look forward to planning a return trip!

Robin K.
August 2022
This property is fantastic and exactly as described. We would definitely return!

Pamela W.
August 2022
Beautiful property

James S.
June 2022
I already sent a review—awesome, 5 stars

Shari A.
June 2022
Amazing view from balcony. Beautiful condo grounds and the beach was easily accessible. The location was good for walking to nearby places to eat and getting around the island

Deb H.
May 2022
We spent seven days at this beautiful condo, enjoying the view, the ocean breezes, and the quiet nights -- falling asleep to the calming sound of the ocean. It was the perfect respite for us. The furnishings are beautiful and comfortable, and Cindy was great to work with. Just go to Lae Nani!!! (And book this condo!)

Chelsea P.
April 2022
We loved every minute of this rental. The view is amazing. You are steps from a great beach. The location is great too, lots of shops and restaurants to walk to.

Earl/Barbara M.
April 2022
This is a lovely property. The condo is well maintained, comfortable and beautifully situated. The walking and cycling trails are an asset and there is shopping and activities within walking distance. We enjoyed a beautiful vacation at this property, the weather was great with occasional showers, usually at night.. We would definitely recommend Lae Nani in Wailua as a destination . Aloha!

Nancy S.
March 2022
The kitchen had almost everything needed to prepare meals. The only complaint we had was the mattress was very firm and not very comfortable. We had no communications with the property manager except for an email on numerous door and gate codes

Greg L.
March 2022
This is a great location right on the water (just as the pictures depicted). Loved falling asleep to the sound of the surf!

Dan F.
February 2022
We really enjoyed the property, and we would stay here again!

Michael R.
January 2022
Great experience! Beautiful views.

Bryan W.
January 2022
Exactly what a condo rental should be.

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

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