Entrance has Hawaiian plantation-style designBikes for your use
Artistic 1 bedrm: walk to the beach

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1 bedroom

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5 minutes' walk from the beach and the amazing oceanfront bike path. Right in Kapa'a town but a "world away". Decorated with custom design features and details to give you a feel of old Hawaii. Easy walk to stores and restaurants.

The space

2 short blocks walk to the beach and the amazing oceanfront bike path. Right in Kapa'a town but a world away. Decorated with custom design features and details to give you a feel of old Hawaii. Restaurants & stores within easy walking distance.

The Space

Whether you are visiting Kauai for a few days, a few weeks, or even a few months, this cozy plantation-style 1BR apartment surrounded by tropical vegetation and whimsical statues and art objects is a hidden right in Kapa'a but surrounded by open space. It’s part of a small and friendly residential community full of Aloha spirit. You can arrive, move in, unpack and unwind -- or head straight to the beach.

The price includes Hawaii State's so-called transient accommodation tax of 13.4% -- most hotels and condos charge that on top of the quoted rate. And there are no "extras" you have to pay -- no “amenity fees,” no resort fees, no fees for the wi-fi (it's free), no “energy” fees, no parking fees – no kidding.

The apartment is ideal for two people. It’s compact but cute and comfortable - fully furnished and equipped, and artistically decorated with granite counter top, etched glass mirrors, indirect lighting, and marble floor inserts that will remind you of Italy.

The kitchen, living room/dining area are open-plan with plantation shutters on the windows, a ceiling fan and (if you need it) an air conditioner. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, full-size refrigerator, gas stove, blender, coffee-maker, toaster, and cooking equipment.

The bedroom has a double chest bed (with space-saving storage drawers underneath), a ceiling fan, and a closet with hangers. The en suite bathroom has a stall shower and art tile on the floor.

The Immediate Neighborhood:

The apartment community has a unique ambiance. There’s an outdoor table and stone seats near the entrance among the trees where you can relax and drink coffee, or sit and chat with other residents. There’s a gazebo, barbecue facility, and open space for parking in the field adjacent to the property.

Several coin-op washers and dryers are on site.

As you may know, the entire island of Kauai has an abundance of roosters and chickens, and they love hanging around near the property. (The chickens and roosters tend to crow at odd hours during the night. Some people sleep right through it, others say they get used to it after 1-2 nights. We can't do anything about the roosters' body clocks, but we do provide our guests with sanitized packs of earplugs.

Interaction with Guests

We can arrange to pick you up at the airport, suggest economical car rental, and even rent you a kayak at a nominal cost to cruise the Wailua river!

We respect your privacy on your vacation, and we won't disturb you once you are settled in - but our managers are available (as I am) by e-mail, text or phone if you have questions.

Other Things to Note

Secluded yet convenient, on the east side, with the ocean a short walk away.

Carefully and artistically furnished apartment...... with your own microwave, dishwasher and many (URL HIDDEN) and cable TV; air conditioning.

All utilities are included.

No resort fees
No internet fees
No TV fees
No parking fees
...and no smoking
no kidding

13.4% transient accommodation tax is included.

Guest access

Complete apartment.........enjoy. Plus access to grounds, gazebo and free use of bikes.

Interaction with guests

Friendly on-site team that enjoys interacting and offers hospitality with Aloha - or will leave you alone, whatever is your style.

Other things to note

The Air Conditioner is sometimes a real plus for hot tropical weather.


The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities
Kitchen
Internet
Free parking on premise

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee £50
Security Deposit £76
Weekly Discount: 8%
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM

The fine print:
• Check-in after 3:00 pm, check-out by 11:00 am. Depending on your flight schedule, we may be able to arrange earlier check-in (11:00 am) and/or late checkout (7:00 pm) for a small fee.
• Absolutely no smoking anywhere in the apartment or within 20 feet of it!
• Please remove your shoes as you enter the apartment. Otherwise, Kauai's famous red dirt will follow you in!
• This is a residential community, and we want to keep it as quiet as feasible for the enjoyment of all guests and residents. So please, no parties or loud noise -- except near the gazebo at the far end of the grounds.
• Don't leave your door open for long - mosquitoes could find their way in if you do.
• Don't feed or encourage the wild chickens or the feral cats!
• Don't let any of the cats inside the apartment (they have a habit of slipping in the door if you're not looking).


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
4 nights minimum stay.
From Sep 25 - 29, 2017 the minimum stay is 3 nights.

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Gabrielle User Profile
August 2017
I couldn't have asked for a better stay or a more perfect location. It was a very peaceful area and it was just what my husband and I were looking for. There are roasters, but there are roasters everywhere on the island. I personally didn't mind the roasters. Everything was clean and well kept. And they provide literally everything you need for your stay. Would love to stay here again when I come back to Kauai.

Rahel User Profile
July 2017
I cannot recommend this place enough! The apartement is exactly as shown in the pictures. The location is also great you can easily get to the north or south side of the island. We loved the bikes they provided. The bike path near the property is just stunning, perfect for exploring and it leads to a beautiful secluded beach! We didn't get to meet Margaret because she wasn't on Kauai during our stay but Ida (who lives on the property) checked us in and she is just lovely. Margaret provides a guidebook for her guests which is great and Ida also gave us some amazing tips. They really make a big effort so that their guests feel welcome and at home. We loved our stay and I wish we could have stayed longer!

Gigi User Profile
June 2017
Looking for a lovely secluded but centrally located place to stay? This is the place for you - whether you are traveling as a couple or with children and family this place will provide you the comforts of home, open space to to play all within a short walk to the ocean.

Courtney User Profile
June 2017
We had a lovely time at Margaret and Jack's place! Ida was very attentive and great to work with!

Cristian User Profile
May 2017
Good location, lots of amenities.

Sharie User Profile
May 2017
We stayed 9 nights in our apartment and had a great time! I have been to the island many times but it was my husbands first time and this was a great landing spot for us. it was great being able to rent the kayak up the Wailua river and use the free bikes to explore the town. Ida was very responsive and a great host. The apartment was clean and they provided coffee and fresh fruit upon our arrival. Very comfortable bed and soft sheets! We didn't use the grill but did enjoy the gazebo there in the evenings. I noticed in a few reviews some people complained about being woken up by roosters, but you get that anywhere (from a resort to a beach house to here!) and if you have the right frame of mind you can embrace that, and you won't get a better location and spot for a better price. Can't wait until our next trip there!!

Vineeta User Profile
April 2017
I stayed here for a week and had the most amazing experience! Location - It's central to any which direction and very close to highway. Restaurants - Tiki Tacos was out of the world! Try the Kahlua Pork, Chicken tacos and or anything here really...get it with Guac! Tacos were home-made and is just a gem. In the same plaza is JO2 - upscale and scrumptious restaurant. Check out Baracuda which is about 25mins drive in Hanalei. Apartment- Clean, cosy, quiet, and plentifully stocked. There was a welcome bag of fruits (bananas, pineapple, and delicious papaya). Hosts - I didn't meet Margaret, but the property manager Ida and her husband are the most warm and gracious people I've met! Super sweet, accommodating and genuine. I'll definitely stay here again!

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Margaret User Profile

There is no place on earth quite like Kauai for natural beauty, outdoor activities, and the relaxed tropical island way of life (the Aloha spirit). My husband Jack and I enjoy the eastside bike path where you can cycle, walk, or jog traffic-free for 4+ miles (8 miles round-trip), and taking the dog for a walk by the ocean. We love travel, but we love staying home too. Since Airbnb came into existence, it’s possible to do both at the same time. We offer you a fully furnished tropical Hawaiian-style apartment as your “home from home” during your vacation, in a friendly community – right in town yet away from it all – close to beaches and attractions but with local ambiance.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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