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Beautiful Kauai North Shore Beach House

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Spacious 3 bedroom/2 (1/2) with shared jacuzzi & 1 full bathroom

This spacious modern 3bedroom/3bath home will sleep 6 guests comfortably and is fully equipped for your special vacation! The gas range/oven and full kitchen will provide you and your family everything you need to prepare a great meal. The covered lanai looks out to the bay and is perfect for lounging. Each of the large bedrooms have a toilet and sink and there's a large two person jacuzzi bathtub located between the larger bedrooms to soak all your troubles away!

Located across a country road from Kalihiwai Bay - a favorite beach for north shore residents. This beach offers some of the best surfing, swimming and boogie boarding on the Island of Kauai. Not as famous as Hanalei Bay (which is a 12 minute drive away) or Anini Beach (a two minute drive away) but it's certain to become your favorite beach with less crowds, nice sand and both fresh water (Kalihiwai River) and ocean water to play in. The river is a great launching place for stand up paddling or kayaking. So just order your SUP rentals to be delivered to the house and have a great time stand up paddle boarding on either the river or the bay. Your family and friends can watch you from the house as you paddle out! Great for just relaxing/lying around and sunning too!

The spacious lanai has a table with comfortable cushions and a bbq. A great place to watch the ocean and relax at the end of another magical day on Kauai.

Close to shopping, restaurants and other fun activities including world class golf courses, zip lines, horseback riding, kayaking and hiking trails in the north shore area.

TVR #4238

More Details

Property Manager
Ginny Shinn
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Ginny Shinn

My passion is Kauai. I love this special island and sharing my home and this island brings me great joy.

Ginny Shinn purchased this house in 2002

Why Ginny Shinn chose Kauai

Kalihiwai Beach is so special. Here the Kalihiwai River comes into the ocean and dolphins play in the bay in the mornings. It's truly magical!

What makes this house unique

Gentle fresh water river flowing into this beautiful bay makes for a once in life time vacation experience! Close to shopping, restaurants and other fun activities but nested in a quiet neighborhood away from the traffic and noise.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Overall, I would rate our stay as a 4 star. The house was clean and tidy, spacious, and completely furnished with everything needed to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable for the 7 nights we booked. We loved being so close to the beach - literally across the street. The boogie boards provided and beach towels came in handy. The best part of the trip was traveling up the Kalihiwai river on SUP-stand up paddle boards we rented. The area is safe and very quiet, just what we needed for a restful stay. We hope to book this amazing house again in the near future!
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kilauea in Kauai

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 bathroom. One with 2 person jacuzzi bathtub!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Beach equipment provided including beach chairs, boogie boards, fins and mask. SUP board and kayak rentals available.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Kauai North Shore Beach House
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 17 reviews

Family with toddler

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly comfortable home in a great location. Close enough to resorts to feel like a vacation, yet settled in a quiet neighborhood to feel safe & cozy when away from home. The home has easy access to the river and ocean, making it an easy walk with your paddle board.

The home is meticulously maintained with a great layout. Every person related to this rental was a delight to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the Kalihiwai house with my family- 2 daughters ages 5 & 8 and my brothers family and they have one boy age 4. It was terrific- couldn't have been better. We could see the waves in the morning and walk right down to the beach. The river wasn't an issue at all- easy to wade through and kids played in it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, WA

Overall Good Experience

  • 3 of 5

The Good: The house was very clean and well equipped. For large groups or families with kids I would recommend it. The leasing agent was extremely nice and helpful, however, the information she gave was not 100% accurate.

The Bad: The photos do not properly show the houses location to the water. We were very disappointed in that. We were expecting water front and this is not. Unless you want to swim across the river there is no ocean access. The view out the front of the house is a muddy road and more houses. There is also truly only one full bathroom. The other bedrooms must share a shower that is inside of a large Jacuzzi tub. We made it work but it wasn't what we were expecting. Lastly, being on the North side of the island, it rained absolutely every day. Many of the North beaches were closed due to the weather. I heard this is typical of winter months and nothing to do with the house really. However, if you visit in winter prepare to drive South an hour to Poipu to find sun everyday.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha. This wonderful property is not for everyone. You'll need a good measure of adventure seeking and nature loving to really appreciate the surroundings here on the north shore of Kauai. This modern house is unique and provides everything one could ask for in a reasonably priced property so close to the ocean. The shallow stream crossing to the semi secluded white sand beach is a way to beat the heat and to experience the true Hawaiian vacation with uncrowded beach, ocean and stream access. This fantastic location offers access to one of the best beaches, surfing, stand up paddling, kayaking and nature exploring areas the Garden Isle has to offer! The warm rains are considered a blessing for those who live here and keep the fruit trees bountiful and tropical flowers green and beautiful. Contact us for further information regarding this beautiful and reasonably priced property and bring your family and friends to share in the Aloha and Adventure of the Garden Isle. Mahalo nui loa
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Spring break 2015

  • 4 of 5

We spent 6 nights at the beach house and wished it could have been many more. We loved how easy it was to feel at home in the house but the location was so perfect for visiting the north shore beaches and other sites. The nearby beach is one if the best beaches we went to. Big waves which were fun and nice sand and a great mix of locals and mellow tourists. We likes wading thru and swimming in the river. I would highly recommend staying here and hope to visit again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, Mo

Fall asleep to sounds of the ocean

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully maintained home on the north shore of Kauai. Very large great room that offered plenty of space for 6 adults to spend our days/nights in. Great sliding glass doors and windows that allowed us to let the smells and sounds of the ocean into the house. We were there during the winter and a winter storm hit the island, so the ocean on the north shore in front of the house was a bit too wild to swim in, but was gorgeous to look at and listen to. Very quiet neighborhood. House was exactly as described. We really appreciated all the beach gear (towels, chairs, snorkel set, boogie boards, etc). We would recommend this property to all and hope to return someday!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mesquite, TX

The Texas Gals

  • 5 of 5

We are a group that travels together several times a year and we usually rent a home. This home was spacious and homey, and yet provided enough space for all of us to easily get ready for the day. The amenities are very nice. As others have said you are in a local neighborhood, but the plus side of that is that you can escape the hustle and bustle. This area provides you a calm escape from everyday life. The neighbors are friendly and a pleasure to be around. One even provided paddle board lessons at a very reasonable rate. A caution for those less than athletic, it is a little tricky to get up and down the levels of terrain getting to the river and at this time the year the current can be a little strong in the river. The water is also quite cold when you fall off the paddle board the first time. We just enjoy our time together laughing and catching up, even if we get a little loud. Thank you for adding this home to have in our memories together!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Lighthouse Bistro, Kilauea
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Prince Golf Course, Princeville
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Kilohana Estate
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Kuhio Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Lighthouse Bistrol, Kilauea
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Kalihiwai Bay
Car: necessary

This spacious 3bedroom/3bath beach house is located across from the semi-secluded Kalihiwai Bay beach on the north shore of Kauai. The Kalihiwai Stream empties into this pristine bay which features some of the best surfing, diving and swimming on the island. Dolphins play in this bay during the summer! Cross over the shallow stream outlet to reach the semi secluded beach.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kilauea, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Holidays 2017/18
15 Dec 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £391.17
Outclean Fee £254.26 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Travelers insurance is recommended.

Deposit will be required to hold dates and final payment is due 90 days prior to arrival.

Payment can be made via personal check, money order or through PayPal (add additional 3% processing charge) on www.blueskykauai.com

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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