Makahuena 2102

Rates: $579 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Bed types: KQTTX (sleeps 8)
Reviews: 5.00 (from 146 reviews)
E Komo Mai, Welcome to The Makahuena 2102!

“The Makahuena” is located on the southernmost point of Kauai. This unique oceanside resort is situated on the edge of a bluff providing spectacular coastal views. This spacious 3BR/2BA ocean view condo has over 1,300 sqft of living space. The fully equipped kitchen and bathrooms have been updated with cherry wood cabinets and granite counter tops. For added comfort there is a washer/dryer in the unit, 3 TVs, and split AC throughout the condo.

This single level floor plan opens up to a lanai with a beautiful ocean view, steps away from the pool, hot tub, and shared grill area. There are some stairs leading down to the unit. The primary bedroom has a king size bed memory foam mattress and TV, the guest bedroom has a queen size bed, and the second guest bedroom has 2 twin beds (these cannot be combined). A full size sofa sleeper in the living room offers an additional sleeping place (a $50/night additional guest fee is applied for 7th & 8th guest).

DESTINATION KAUAI is a locally owned and family operated company committed to providing excellent guest service to visitors wanting to experience, respect, and enjoy our beautiful Kaua'i.

CHECK-IN: 4:00pm
CHECK-OUT: 10:00am
Plan Accordingly: We are not able to grant early check-ins and/or later check-outs in advance. Should you need an advanced guarantee of additional time in the unit, we do suggest booking the additional night to accommodate this.

- Contactless Check-In For Seamless Arrival
- Complimentary Wireless Internet & Parking Included
- Property Guide Provided
- Private Washer & Dryer Inside Condo
- Beach Gear Provided: Beach Chairs, Umbrella, Small Cooler, Beach/Pool Towels
- Starter Set Amenities: Soaps, Toiletries, Paper Towels, Detergents
- Resort Amenities: Tennis Courts, Outdoor Shared BBQ, Swimming Pool & Hot Tub, Sun Deck
- 24-Hour Property Manager Contact
- Additional guests and gatherings are not allowed.
- 15% Deposit Due Upon Booking
- Refundable Security Deposit Applies

Experience Poipu living at its best - just a short walk from pristine beaches and the Grand Hyatt: Greenbelt Walking Path, Shipwreck beach (10 min walk), Brennecke's Beach (12 min walk), Poipu Beach Park (15 min walk), Sheraton Beach (5 min drive), Anara Spa & Poipu Bay Golf Club (10 min walk).

GE/TA 028-787-6608-01
TMK 4-2-8-020-003-0022 Registration Number: GE-028-787-6608-01, TA-028-787-6608-01, 280200030022

Makahuena 2102 Reviews

Tina P.
April 2024
Very nice place, with amenities and a perfect location!

Sharon P.
March 2024
Everything was as stated. Place was clean and welcoming. Had all the starter amenities so we didn’t have to run out right away. It was a great location near beaches - you could walk to two within 15 minutes (you can see from the grounds). Restaurants nearby as well. Try a puka dog! Went to Friendly Waves for lunch. Both close by. Definitely would stay here again!!

Kelly R.
March 2024
The condo is exactly like the pics, beautiful, clean, and spacious. The kitchen is stocked with all the pots, pans, cooking utensils… we cooked dinner almost every night and found everything we needed. The sliding doors open up to the grassy area surrounding the pool, and has a great view. The outdoor areas are very well maintained with grills to bbq, lawn chairs for whale watching, benches for sun set and beautiful flowers surrounding. One of the beach chairs was broken when we arrived, within a few hours a new chair was delivered to us, great customer service!! We will definitely go back!

Richard S.
March 2024
Our group of 4 adults and two children under 8 had a very enjoyable stay. We found everything we needed in the kitchen and prepared most of our meals there. It was great to have 3 bedrooms so we could all have our own space. The washer and dryer were wonderful and used often by our group. The kids enjoyed the sand buckets and shovels and it was a plus to also have beach chairs and a wagon to transport them all to the beach. We all enjoyed the salt water pool but wished it had been heated. The hot tub provided a nice warm up! Location was near beaches and restaurants. We would consider returning to this condo if we return to Kauai.

Sarah Z.
February 2024
We were in town for a conference at the Grand Hyatt but wanted more space for our family (2 parents, 2 kids & nanny). This was a perfect fit. It was an easy, beautiful walk to the Hyatt for the conference and close to Poipu beach (turtles!). We appreciated having 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms- plenty of room to spread out. All the beds were quite comfortable and we felt quite at home. The kitchen was well equipped for a VRBO & the unit had lots of extras (snorkel gear, sand castle gear, stroller, wagon, beach chairs..) We also liked the first floor lanai adjacent to the grass with plenty of room for the toddlers to run around while we relaxed and took in scenic views of the ocean and the whales in the distance.

Carrie G.
February 2024
Location was amazing. The condo is well stocked with new linens, towels, kitchenware, etc and is very comfortable. We will book again!!

Jennifer Y.
January 2024
The location was perfect, the unit was stocked with everything needed for a delightful Hawaiian vacation, and the owners were quick to reply to all my questions and requests!

Brian E.
January 2024
We really enjoyed our stay. You can't beat the location, and we loved watching the sunrises and sunsets. I've pointed out a few issues to the property managers, the main ones being concerns about some blinds, and that the unit could use a deep cleaning. Hopefully they'll address these because this would otherwise be a wonderful place for a family vacation.

Leslie C.
June 2023
This property was perfect for our needs. We had a 1 and 3 year old, their parents and two 60 somethings. There is a separate "wing" with two bedrooms that allowed the children to sleep in quiet while the rest of us enjoyed the evenings. The unit was in excellent condition and well stocked. I highly recommend this condo for groups with mixed ages.

Heidi M.
April 2023
This condo was the perfect home base for a family visiting Kauai! We loved it so much that we re-booked before leaving for next summer. For reference, we have 3 teen/tween boys and felt like there was plenty of space. The unit has a nice ocean view from the patio and the pool/hot tub are right outside the unit as well. Super convenient/great with kids. The condo had everything we needed. We did not cook much (pizzas, salads, etc.), but had plenty of knives, cutting boards, coffee mugs, etc. We stayed 7 nights and did not need to replenish anything, which we sometimes have to do at other VRBOs (i.e., toilet paper, paper towel, trash bags). I appreciated that! The beds were super comfy and the place was sparkly clean! There was plenty of space to hang out at night around the TV and watch a movie from the streaming service the condo provides! There were plenty of towels and beach equipment if you needed it. Bathrooms were spacious. Washer and dryer were full size - nice for a family. The condo in general was quiet....there is a unit above and so you might hear footsteps, but we were not fussed. AC and fans all over kept the place cool/quiet (no roosters like our last place w/o AC!). Perhaps most of all, I loved the location. We walked down to Poipu beach every day (Puka Dogs and Brennecke's Broiler are walkable eating spots!). Beach is awesome for snorkeling: stick your face in the water, fish everywhere, monk seals on beach, turtles on beach + water (go at sunset to see turtles come up to sand to hang). Also, we drove to Shipwreck beach every day which is only 1.5 or so miles down the road when the boys wanted to play in wilder/wavier water + there is a great trail there to walk and take pics. Overall, this was my fav place in Kauai so far. I think the location is perfect, communication with maintenance guy and owner were amazing (+ they were understanding when we went through a family emergency that caused an issue with the property). BOOK IT! LOVE LOVE LOVE this place. Highly recommend booking.

Anne L.
April 2023
The condo was clean and was plenty of space for our group of 6 (4 adults and 2 young children). We were pleasantly surprised at how well stocked it was with beach toys, kids books and games, and everything we needed in the kitchen. All the linens and towels felt new and fresh. And the ground floor unit opening onto the grass was perfect for us. The pool was warm and the unit is a short walk to multiple beaches. We also used the grills on the property multiple times which were clean and new and worked well. Overall a really great stay - would highly recommend!

Linda M.
April 2023
Well maintained, good amenities, good pool toys for the kids, good ocean views, great locations, very comfortable. Had a great family vacation as the rest of our family had a unit in the same complex. Thank you.

Tim Q.
March 2023
This is a well equipped property with lots of little extras that helped us avoid costs we've incurred with stays at other properties. The location is exceptional for enjoying the ocean waves crashing on the rocks either from the lanai or by taking long walks on the trails along the Point. We had a bit of an issue with the AC during the first few days of our stay, but the property manager was very prompt to deal with the issue. No stay is perfect so having someone to deal with problems is very important and appreciated. We will probably be back sometime in the near future.

Bruce M.
February 2023
Brought my wife and two of my three kids with their spouse to Kauai to celebrate my retirement. The location and property couldn’t have been better - easy access to the beaches and east, south and west side of island and able to watch both the sunrise and sunset right on property. Our hosts were very responsive to our pre and post arrival questions / needs. We ate out three night and cooked our meals for the others. Could maybe use one or more extra chairs on the lanai (have a chaise and a chair) for enjoying the view from f the pool area and surroundings but that’s just a suggestion. Overall this place would be tough to beat!

Dean T.
February 2023
Ideal location close to beaches, shops, restaurants and walking/jogging trails. Breathtaking views of the ocean. Clean, spacious and modern. Absolutely as advertised.

elizabeth b.
January 2023
We loved the condo was clean and comfortable plenty of space for 6 adults wagon was a excellent idea thanks for the stay we all loved it

Lori K.
January 2023
We stayed here Dec 26- Jan 2 . I would highly recommend it ! Wonderful location ans very well equipped . Perfect for a young family or a family with young adults. The hosts were quick to answer messages. We would definitely stay here again .

Trudie G.
December 2022
Location was great. Well-stocked with items we needed to enjoy days at the beach like beach towels toys chairs etc. The condo had all the comforts of home. The manager was easily reached and answered any questions or concerns quickly. Definitely would stay here again!

tailer E.
November 2022
The condo was very clean. Also, had everything you need for beach and pool. The kitchen was large and stocked with everything you needed to cook meals. BBQs on property were very nice. AC was not working throughout the unit. We specifically booked this unit because it said it had ac. There were individual ac units in each bedroom, which helped when sleeping. We were told main unit was broken and they were waiting for part. Were told part would be arriving while we were there but that never happened. Overall, good place to stay.

Terri W.
October 2022
This rental was very clean when we arrived. No bugs in evidence as per a previous reviewer. Beds/bedding was clean and comfortable. We spent many hours on the lanai. 50 ft walk to ocean view. Pool/ hot tub right outside the unit. Plenty of towels, dishes and supplies were provided. We would rent this unit again.

James T.
September 2022
This was my family’s first trip to Hawaii. This is also the first time I’ve used Vrbo to rent a vacation home. Overall the place was nice. However, there were live cockroaches in the kitchen upon entry. We spent a good twenty minutes each morning exterminating and sanitizing the kitchen before using it. I believe a few factors contributed to this problem. The kitchen cupboards were filthy on the exterior and there is food splattered on the ceiling above the oven/range. There are no scrub sponges or brushes to do dishes only washcloths. There was no lid on the kitchen trash, and food in the sink disposal. There also was no vacuum or mop inside the unit leaving only a broom for us to clean up. The beach gear was a nice touch, but the snorkel mask was missing and the kids flippers were missing one. This resulted in us purchasing the missing items to have fun. This was a wonderful first trip to Hawaii! I realize everything can’t be perfect. In my Opinion, perhaps it has been awhile since the property owner has visited the unit, or maybe the cleaning crew communication is suffering. Suggestions: Lidded trashcans Updated welcome book Small sized kitchen staples such as salt, oil, coffee Pest inspection Small food storage bags, foil, and cling wrap. Thanks for your time. Mahalo!

Derek G.
September 2022
So happy we decided to stay here! The property was exactly as described and well stocked for our two families. As part of a smaller development it was quiet but extremely well kept and easy to access multiple beaches and tourist attractions, either by walking or within a short car ride. Having access to a wagon, beach chairs, towels and an umbrella was very helpful. Mike and Surrey were both very responsive on the few occasions we had questions or requests both in advance of our stay and while we were at the property. We would definitely put this at the top of our list of places to stay should we return to Kauai in the future. Thanks so much Mike and Surrey!

Marianne J.
August 2022
The condo is large and airy with easy access to the lawn, pool and an amazing view of sea turtles swimming in the cove nearby.

Stephanie L.
August 2022
Nicer than pictures. This condo is clean, updated, comfortable, and in a great location. We enjoyed walking 30 seconds to the point to view the sunset and sunrise each morning. Very spacious for 5 of us and has everything you would need for a stay. Communication with the owner and property manager was easy, timely, and thorough. We have stayed in many VRBO’s and they certainly were the most thorough and timely in their communication which is always appreciated. I would stay here again in a heartbeat and would recommend to anybody!

August 2022
The place was great. The responsiveness of the property manager was outstanding. The TV has a small crack that affected the picture slightly. I let them know just as a courtesy, and they replaced the TV the same day while I was at the beach. Everything was as advertised, if not nicer than expected.

Dean K.
July 2022
Great location in Poipu. Wonderful to be able to be so close to the ocean and see the dramatic waves crashing onto the rocks. Close to Poipu Beach and Koala. would definitely recommend staying here.

Angie S.
July 2022
The property was exactly as described. Perfect for our two families. The extras that came with property were great.. the location was perfect…we loved this place and Kauai…

Ray S.
June 2022
We had four adults and two 4-yr old kids staying in this three bedroom unit. We particularly enjoyed the ground floor with a flow indoor and outdoor activities with the family. The kitchen is well equipped and looks great. The layout is not very good for access to cupboards when emptying the dishwasher and fridge seems to block traffic frequently. These are small troubles compared to all of the positives I would stay here again given the opportunity.

Bill C.
June 2022
Overall it was top notch. Checking in and out was a piece of cake. Great rooms and nice amenities. The pool and hot tub was well used and we loved having access to the tennis court. AC worked fantastic and one of the most comfortable beds we've ever stayed in. The only small nit was that the lock between the master bathroom and the second bedroom wouldn't work. But a small thing compared to so many other great things about this unit. We would love to stay there again.

Ann C.
May 2022
The condo was perfectly appointed and located in an excellent location to experience the island. And your concierge services were so helpful.

Douglas B.
May 2022
The condo was as advertised. The furniture is well worn and probably should be replaced. The patio ottoman had one broken leg which was reported but did not get repaired. We noticed some stains on the master bdrm mattress cover, not from us. It would be nice if there was a patio dining table and chairs. However, all appliances and equipment worked. Had trouble getting TV Netflix to work. Overall it was fine.

Sheryl W.
April 2022
We had a truly wonderful stay! The condo was spacious, comfortable, clean and extremely well equipped. Absolutely everything we needed for a three generation family vacation in paradise. The kids loved the pool and the ground floor patio with access to the lawn in front. Kitchen was perfectly outfitted with everything you could want, all very clean and in near new condition. A pleasure to prepare meals in! Air conditioning was a great bonus too.

Pam F.
March 2022
Very nice clean condo, loved that we had all the beach toys to take on all our excursions excellent location, ocean is just steps away, enjoyed the pool and spa every night, we would love to come back someday

Staci L.
March 2022
Communication with Mike and Surrey was great! The condo was well equipped, the AC was awesome, and there is access to great amenities. It was a very short walk to some amazing views of the ocean! Thanks to Mike and Surrey!

Miranda V.
February 2022
They had everything you needed. A beautiful location, perfect for families. Watched the sunrise every single morning just ten steps from our room. So much wildlife right by our cliffs. Enjoyed the pool. Close to everything. A short walk to the best beaches. Everyone was so friendly and accommodating. I will come back here every single time!

Julie A.
February 2022
Loved our stay here! Mike and Surrey were easy to communicate with and the property was exactly as listed. Excellent selection of beach and pool toys for the kids. The real gem of the stay though was the location with views of both sunrise and sunset just steps off the lanai. Bonus that there were so many whales this trip! The perfect Hawaii vacation day starts with coffee and sunrise, followed by a walk to brenneke’s for boogie boarding, puka dogs and shave ice, back to the condo to nap the baby while the big kids hit the pool, then wrapping it all up with a cocktail and sunset. Thank you to Mike and Surrey for making it wonderful!

melvin g.
January 2022
Michael’s condo was awesome and his communication is the best I’ve seen on VRBO. Condo was stocked with everything needed for the stay and the beach. Location was great for beaches, restaurants and shopping. Highly recommend. Mahalo!

Christina C.
August 2021
My family and I had a wonderful vacation in Kauai and this condo was more than we could have hoped for. It was very clean, had everything we could have possibly needed, and the beds were very comfortable! Michael was a pleasure to work with and always responded to my questions within a couple hours. I 100% recommend this vacation rental!

Jannette B.
August 2021
The condo was a great stay for our family! Clean, plenty of room and all the necessities for a home away from home. Loved the extras like the boogie boards and beach toys. Mike was in excellent communication with us the entire time! The condo complex is small and intimate and pool was relaxing. It was a great place to stay right off the water with beaches within walking distance to play in. We will be back for sure!

Kristina G.
August 2021
We had the most amazing time in Kauai! The condo was very clean, organized, and with amazing views! We loved having wine on the patio or going to the overlook watching the waves, we even saw dolphins one morning! Our kids loved the pool and we all met a lot of friendly people at the condo, even had wine with our “neighbors” one evening. The condo is located in between both Poipu and shipwreck beaches, which are both beautiful and a must do! Lots of beach amenities were provided. The condos were close to everything, yet very peaceful. Communication with the owners was great, very thorough with speedy responses. Would definitely love to stay again and will recommend!! Thanks for sharing your little slice of Heaven with us!

Kristina O.
August 2021
This property was very well maintained and the other people staying were very respectful and quiet. The owner has plenty of beach items to use. We loved the little patio that overlooked the pool and ocean in the distance. It’s about a 10 minute walk to a beach with sand, or just a couple minute drive. We would stay here again!

mary m.
July 2021
Condo was clean, cool and comfortable, on beautiful cliffs between two lovely beaches and right on a trail that takes you all along the coast. Great pool where my husband swam every morning, all manner of beach toys and essentials, a huge washer/drier and every kitchen aid and utensil you could want. Stayed with three teenaged children, all of whom loved the condo, which was close the main road but quiet and peaceful. Terrific views and friendly neighbors. Quick response to all questions and lots of suggestions for shopping, dining and excrusions. A perfect place to stay in Kauai.

Brandy C.
July 2021
My family of six enjoyed Michael's condo. It was spacious and clean and we never felt crowded. There was plenty of room for all of us. We really appreciated having air conditioning in this unit too! We enjoyed sitting on the patio each morning drinking coffee and taken in the beautiful ocean views and also watching the amazing sunsets! We had a wonderful time staying at this unit. Mahalo!

Sharon R.
June 2021
We had a very relaxing stay! Mahalo! Mahalo! Mahalo!

June 2021
Spacious condo with everything a family needs. We stayed with three teenagers and it was perfect with plenty of space!

John B.
May 2021
Our family of 5 had an amazing time staying at the Blue Tide Villa. The location right on the point of Poipu was absolutely stunning. We spent every evening watching the sun set with the waves crashing against the sea cliffs mere steps from our lanai. The condo was very comfortable and spacious for our two young kids 5 and 7, my wife and I and my mother. The AC was nice to have but many nights we did not use it opting to listen to the waves crash against the cliffs. It is a great location being an easy walk to both Shipwreck and Poipu beach. We used the pool everyday, our kids absolutely loved it. We spent many hours on the lanai enjoying the view. We would definitely stay here again.

Samantha D.
February 2020
We loved our stay in Poipu! The condo was in a perfect location and right next to a walking path with beautiful sunrise views. Our whole family got to watch whales play right from the point outside the condo. Michael was very easy to work with when we needed to change our arrival date. We would definitely stay at this condo again!

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

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