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Corner Beachfront Condo at the Pono Kai Resort

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

ALOHA! Long to get away from the hustle and bustle? Are you ready to RELAX? Then welcome to Paradise! If you love Kauai like we do, you'll love staying in our beachfront condo in Kapaa. We're on the third (top) floor (with elevator) in a corner unit with unobstructed views north south and east. Gorgeous sunrises from our lanai (balcony) and views of the beautiful mile-long sandy beach, with its walking, jogging, bicycle trail.

The Pono Kai Resort is located right in the quaint town of Kapaa. You are walking distance from many stores and restaurants, yet are shielded from road and traffic noise by fifteen acres and several other buildings in the complex. All you'll hear in our condo are the mesmerizing sounds of the ocean and the trade winds breezing through the palm trees.

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More Details

Gary & Barbara Stephens, HI Tax ID TA-123-262-5664-01
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

Why Gary & Barbara Stephens, HI Tax ID TA-123-262-5664-01 chose Kauai

Kapaa is centrally located with a 40 minute drive north to the end of the road, and another 40-minute drive to Poipu area or an hour's drive to the West end of the road at Polihale.

What makes this condo unique

Quiet, quiet, quiet. The sound of the surf and the trade winds rustling through the palm trees instantly soothes jangled nerves, and puts us in a state of wonderful relaxation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you--for the wonderful location on Kauai. Love the upgrades in kitchen & bath! Try the deli at Foodland--Ahi-Poke (yum-yum). Thanks again. Ventura, CA
Oct 2009
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(73 traveller reviews)

Corner Beachfront Condo at the Pono Kai Resort
average rating of 4.9041095 based on 79 reviews

Another great visit!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned home from another great visit to this lovely condo. As mentioned by other guests, Pono Kai is in a very good location with downtown Kapa'a on one side and the oceanfront on the other. Shopping and restaurants are very close by and parking is plentiful. There are lots of activities available right at the resort including the pool, tennis courts, croquet, horseshoes, etc. The beach is right across from the condo as is the walking/biking path that goes for miles along the water. The condo itself is very well maintained with a VERY comfortable bed, lots of linens and towels, lots of beach equipment, coolers and chairs, and very well kitted out kitchen for those nights you decide to eat in (the BBQ's are conveniently located around the property and pristine). The unit is top floor, end unit in the end building so great views from the lanai. All in all, we highly recommend D308 and are already planning our 4th trip. Mahalo, Gary and Barbara!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach front access and view with many amenities at your fingertips

  • 5 of 5
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The Pono Kai resort is very easy to find along the main route on the east side of Kauai. Accessing the unit was simple with a code we'd received from Gary well before our arrival.

This top floor corner unit faces and overlooks a manicured lawn, the ocean, sandy swim beach and a paved biking/walking path (which goes for miles north of Kapa'a). Good views of all. Enjoyed sitting on the porch with the morning sun and watching all the people passing by on the path. The condo is well stocked with a full kitchen and beach equipment (chairs, laying mats, swimming fins, beach towels). You can rent more activity gear in the main office area and bicycle rental is right across the street. A supermarket is about half a mile away.

Gary was very accessible, responding quickly by email to a question I had about checkout protocol. He even called the day of our arrival to make sure everything was in order and seeing if we had questions. Weeks before your arrival he sends a packet of information about points of interest/activities in the area and specific information about the unit.

I recommend staying here, we certainly will again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We Really Liked the Location Walking to Kapaa and the GREAT VIEW!

  • 5 of 5
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We had a great time staying at Pono Kai. We liked being on the top floor because it gave a great view of the ocean and the coastline. We also liked that Kapaa town with its fun shops and restaurants were right out the parking lot, so we didn't have to drive :))) The condo was SUPER CLEAN! I also liked the swimming pool too!


  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: In addition to the short walk into downtown Kapaa, our guests like the broad walking and riding trail that runs right by our condo, and along the coast for 2+ miles.
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Love this location

  • 5 of 5
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We have been to Kauai 7 times and this was the best visit. The condo is so close to everything. You can walk on the beach and walk to restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal location, well-appointed and clean condo

  • 5 of 5
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My husband and I spent 2 weeks in this lovely condo. The owner was very friendly and easy to work with. Condo was clean and had everything we could need for our stay. We have stayed at Pono Kai 3 times now, and will definitely stay again! The location is ideal for exploring the island. Great restaurants and shopping nearby.

Fall asleep to the sounds of the ocean right outside this condo! Wake up and take a stroll on the paved path right outside, or enjoy coffee on lanai while you watch the sunrise. Awesome views and breezes in this top floor corner unit. The beach behind the property is beautiful and was never crowded during our stay.

You won't regret booking this condo!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for that kind review. The sound of the surf and the view from the Lanai is what attracted us to this location some 12 years ago. We always appreciate coming back and stepping in the living room to that view.
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Outstanding view end unit top floor location, very nice unit, excellent ammenities, well equiped

  • 5 of 5
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THE UNIT: Top floor end unit on the beach at Pono Kai. Perfect. The units are above average size, but the END units have the extra window on the side. That gives the living and eating area a MUCH larger and brighter feel. And the top floor gies them a great view plus makes them very quiet. We did not hear others in the building. VERY comfortable bed. Good furniture. Sat on the lanai for many hours and watched the ocean. Saw GREAT moon-rises from the lanai with the moonlight spreading on the water! The breezes from the ocean makes air conditioning unnecessary--even during our stay the weather was hot, but inside we were fine with the sliding door and windows open. Clean unit.

THE RESORT: Pono Kai is very unusual in that some of its building are REALLY close to the ocean. {But there is no noise from the road, and a nice sounds of waves from the sea side). We just walked down the stairs (there is also an elevator) and walked across the bike/walking path and we were one a nice sandy beach that seemed quite safe for boogie boarding or wading and swimming close in. The resort is within walking range of most all of Kapaa. Right on the walking and bike path. You can rent bikes across the street. Be sure to bike the bike path or walk it. Resort has a pool and a spa, propane BBQ grills, and gold putting green, and shuffleboard, and two lighted tennis courts (almost no other players--and the courts were in petty good shape!!). The resort staff was very friendly. All amenities are free.

THE OWNERS: seem like extremely nice people who have put a LOT of thought into making thir unit into a great rental. In the unit there have boogie boards, snorkels, fins, beach chairs, two coolers, a safe, etc etc etc. And they are good communicators.

We just loved it there and will book them again on our next trip to Kauai. HIGHLY recommended

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
25 Metres
In front of Condo
Car: recommended

Golf at any of several world-famous courses, Helicopter Rides, snorkeling, boat trips


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Kapaa, Kauai

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
2017 Winter
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
2018 Winter
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Apr 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
2019 Winter
1 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping 2016-17 £84
Tax Rate 13.42%

For stays in excess of 20 nights: A deposit of $300 will reserve until 120 days prior to your stay, when one-half the balance is due. The final balance is due 60 days prior to your stay.

For 2016 the Housekeeping Fee per stay is $105.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Kapaa in Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Handicapped chair, hand-held shower, Handicapped bars at both ends of tub-shower and by toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Queen-size hide-a-bed Sofa
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
In-room safe for storing valuables, Sauna (shared), Gas BBQ Grills, 2 lighted, fee-free tennis courts, Croquet green, Bocce green, Putting green, Japanese gardens and Koi pond, Activities desk in Lobby will book your excursions

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