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Jim and Crystal Ham

Member since: 2012
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AUGUST SPECIAL-$145/night! Lovely Kauai ~ You've Dreamt It, Come Live It

78 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Kauai - Wailua Bay View Condominiums

1 Bdrm/1 Bath Direct Oceanfront Kauai Condo Rental, Bath Remodel, Stunning Views

Take advantage of our Super August 2016 Special! Only 5 nights remaining, Aug. 25 to 30, for only $145 per night! The airlines have some great last minute fares!!

Congratulations and welcome to our Hale Hokulani (House of Starry Heavens) at Wailua Bay View #214! You’re reading this because you want to visit Kauai and turn your Hawaiian dreams into lifelong memories! Whether honeymooning, celebrating a milestone, or just vacationing, you want to experience island-style comfort and the graceful Aloha spirit.

You've found your perfect oceanfront Hawaiian escape here on the Royal Coconut Coast of Kauai! This quiet complex in Wailua is only 10 minutes from the Lihue airport, just south of Kapa'a. A convenient location for day trips over the entire island, but away from the busy mega-resort areas, with their crowded beaches and crammed parking lots. You'll be 2 minutes from the Wailua Golf Course, a highly rated municipal course right on the oceanfront.

This direct oceanfront condo has one bedroom with a King size bed, completely renovated bathroom, full kitchen, living/dining room with a queen size sofa bed, and your very own full-size washer/dryer! The private lanai is a stone’s throw to the crashing waves. It’s 750 sq. feet of paradise, with spectacular sunrises, panoramic views, relaxing sounds, and restful sleeps. The only thing missing is YOU! Remember to plan ahead, our calendar stays pretty full.

Road noise will not be an issue in this unit! Check out what recent guests have said in the "Reviews" section about our new double-paned sound-dampening inner window in the bedroom. It slides opens for breezes, and closes tightly for a quiet night's sleep. The only sounds you'll hear are the ocean waves from the lanai. We've just replaced all the carpeting in the unit, with a super-soft pad beneath. You'll have "happy toes"! There is now a key-less entry system, for your convenience. You can unpack into the closet and large dresser so you won't have to live out of a suitcase. We are constantly upgrading and making improvements to our home away from home.

As the owners we personally manage our condo, answer your questions, and visit 2 or 3 times a year to make sure all is as promised. Our efforts, combined with our excellent on-island staff, has led to success. Scroll down to our reviews, at last count there were 77 reviews in 4 years of ownership, with several from returning guests. Look for reviews on other popular travel sites, there are several for our condo, Wailua Bay View #214.

There’s always plenty of free parking, free Wifi, 2 flat screen TV’s with cable, and a Blu-Ray player. There's a bedroom A/C, with ceiling and floor fans throughout. You’ll find coolers, beach towels, beach chairs, and umbrella. Peruse our many guide books, and the Guest Binder with recommendations for restaurants, tours, and boat trips we’ve personally experienced. We list the local Farmer’s Markets, including one a 5 minute walk away, at the Coconut Marketplace. You can walk to many restaurants, bakeries, shops, kayak and bike rental locations, and also to great beaches. The spectacular, newly completed Kauai Bike/Walking Path is right out front.

Are you dreaming of a multi-island trip, perhaps for Kauai and lovely Maui? Under the "Owner Info" tab, there's a link called "All my rental listings". Click to see the oceanfront studio condo in the Kahana area of West Maui we purchased and listed in Oct. 2015. It's already gotten many 5-star reviews! It's at vrbo.com/770866. We give discounts if you book stays in both condos for your Hawaiian getaway!

Come see Hawaii and explore an island paradise. You’ll hike, play golf, snorkel, sunbathe and shop, but the irresistible pull of our lanai, and the view of those mesmerizing waves, will call you back…you won’t want to leave! Feel the Aloha spirit yet? Enjoy your Hawaiian holiday!

Hawaii State Tax ID: W77368854-01

Key Words: beachfront, oceanfront, lanai, BBQ, pool, wifi, Kapa'a, Wailua, renovated, 1 bdrm, washer/dryer, fully equipped, free parking.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jim and Crystal Ham (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Jim and Crystal Ham

My husband and I grew up in Northern California, and we love the ocean! A 20 year naval career allowed us to frequently live near water on both coasts and 2 countries in Europe. Being blessed with the opportunity to travel extensively, we have stayed in many different types of accommodations, the good and the not so good. We know what works! We love our little "home away from home", and can't wait till retirement so we can spend more time there!

We love all of Hawaii, and especially Kauai for the incomparable beauty and rich lush landscapes. It offers diverse adventure, in an uncrowded atmosphere, and hearkens back to the Hawaii of old. We’re happy to share our condo, and spread the Aloha!

Jim and Crystal Ham purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jim and Crystal Ham chose Kauai

Wailua Bay View Unit 214 offers the oceanfront location we love, with privacy and convenience. It allows you to enjoy real Hawaii, with all the comforts of home! With a full kitchen, you'll spend less on eating out. Pack lightly, because you'll have a washer/dryer in the unit!

What makes this condo unique

Within seconds of walking into this condo, as you approach the sliding doors to the lanai, you will experience the breezes, the roar of the surf, and the wide open ocean in front of you! You'll watch surfers, paddle boarders, and sometimes outrigger canoe races! Watch for the occasional turtle bobbing in the waves, and whales in the winter. At night, you'll be lulled to dreamland by the sound of the crashing waves. The moon rising and reflecting off the water will be stunning! (Try to come during a full moon!) You will feel right at home, and won't want to leave!

Guestbook comments from the owner

I don't know when one of my "spur of the moment" trips has ever turned out so smoothly. I attribute it all to my hosts.

First, your vacation condo was available; second, it is so perfectly stocked! Kitchen items, beach items, and what a comfortable place to hang. The bed is very comfortable. Thank you for the high end sheets, towels, dinner dishes and silverware.

You have thought of everything and you should know that it hasn't gone unnoticed. Your perseverance is looking for the perfect view, location, and atmosphere completely paid off!
Aug 2012
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based on 78 holidaymaker reviews

AUGUST SPECIAL-$145/night! Lovely Kauai ~ You've Dreamt It, Come Live It
average rating of 4.9102564 based on 81 reviews

Wonderful !!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had wonderful days in Kauai. Thank you staying in your nice Condo.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of the best vacation spots ever! Dream location!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed in Crystal and Jim's beautiful condo overlooking the ocean. Watched waves and surfers from the lanai. The condo is located central to reaching the south and north sides of Kauai. Fabulous hiking to waterfalls in a forested jungle-like atmosphere at Hoopie! Snorkeling and swimming at Poi Pu bay using equipment provided at the condo. Only 5 minutes to take the river cruise to the Fern grotto. Made many meals in the well appointed kitchen. Swam in the beautiful pool located right outside. Loved the botanical/sculpture garden on the northeast corner of Kauai. Couldn't do all. Can't wait to come back next year! Thanks so much, Crystal and Jim.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Julie, thanks for the great review! It sounds like your special Mother/Daughter trip was lovely, and you enjoyed much of what Kauai has to offer. There's so much! We have also visited the iconic Fern Grotto, and we loved snorkeling and swimming at Poipu, but you hit on our favorite thing...make a nice dinner and enjoy it on your own lanai, gazing at the blue-green waters of the Pacific ocean! Wish I was there right now.... Come back soon, Crystal and Jim
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Gorgeous view and everything we needed for a wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved our vacation in Kauai at Wailua Bay View! The view was gorgeous and I loved sitting out on the lanai every morning while we ate breakfast! The condo was great and had everything we needed for our stay. It was a home away from home...except we were alone (no kids!). We stocked up on groceries at the local Safeway and cooked a couple meals per day at the condo. We typically went out for dinner. Our favorite restaurant was Keoki's Paradise in Po'ipu. The pool was so clean and the temperature was just right! The location was very convenient and the information sent to us was very helpful. I cannot think of a single thing the owners could have done to have made this vacation better! Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your wonderful condo by the sea!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Brenda, You are very welcome! Thanks for the review, and for being a wonderful guest! We love the location of the condo, and really try to think of everything that would make for a wonderful trip...glad we're hitting the mark! Please come back soon! Mahalo and Aloha, Crystal and Jim
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Very pleased with the property.

  • 5 of 5

We felt like we were guests in someone's home not a hotel room. Decor was lovely. View could not be beat. Walking into a kitchen that had supplies and condiments and coffee was wonderful.

The condo was everything advertised and more. We were there for the NBL final game and found a local sports bar, Big Wave Dave's Bar and Grill. Really good food and the locals were very friendly good food and prices.

Would definitely recommend to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha for the nice review! We have hit our goal when our guests say they felt at "home". And that they will definitely recommend it to their family and friends! Thanks for choosing our sweet little home away from home, and come back soon! Mahalo, Crystal and Jim
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A Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo! Furnished and decorated nicely, with newer appliances. Having a washer and dryer was so convenient. It was great having air conditioning in the bedroom. Gorgeous ocean view and beautiful sunrises. We made breakfast everyday and got several lunches and dinners to go so we could eat on the lanai. The kitchen has everything you will need. Great location and lots of great places to eat, shopping and grocery stores within just a few minutes of the condo. Easy drives to north and south of the island. The condo also has everything you will need for a day at the beach. The binder that Crystal made was super helpful. It was filled with info about the condo, and lots of ideas and tips for things to do. We highly recommend this condo and we hope to return again someday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Jennifer for your review! So glad our sweet little condo could provide you with wonderful memories for your honeymoon! We also love sitting out on the lanai, whether for coffee and pastries from the bakeries across the street, or with take-out or fresh fish you can grill downstairs. Hope we can host you again soon! Aloha, Crystal and Jim
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Beautiful, Comfortable, Cozy Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay on Kauai, and in this unit in particular! The room was clean, well maintained, and very comfortable for a couple on vacation. We enjoyed the views from the lanai, and the location as a whole (walking distance to good eateries) was a major plus. The apartment was well-stocked with anything you would need for an extended stay (washing machine, dishwasher, etc.). Would definitely recommend, and we intend to return!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the review, Kurt! Having the convenience of full size appliances, including a washer/dryer, make it easy to relax and really be on vacation! Glad you had a special Valentine's Day trip to Kauai, come back soon! Aloha and Mahalo, Crystal and Jim
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Brick Oven Pizza
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Wailua Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Wailua Bay Beach
Car: recommended

This unit (#214) in on the far north/east end of the complex, away from the Highway! 10 minutes from Lihue airport, along the Royal Coconut Coast. Halfway between Poipu in the south and Princeville/Hanalei in the north. Close to the Wailua River, with kayaking and boat tours to the Fern Grotto. Also near to the Coco Palms Hotel, made famous by Elvis Presley and movie "Blue Hawaii". Only 5 minutes from the Smith Family Gardens and their famous Luau. Walk to over 8 restaurants, bakeries and coffee shops, including at the Coconut Marketplace, with it's twice-weekly Farmers Markets. Hike the Sleeping Giant mountain, or just relax on the beach. Rent a bicycle to use the bike/walking path that runs right in front of the complex.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Wailua, Kauai

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Super August Special!
25 Aug 2016 - 30 Aug 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Peak Season 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £83
Tax Rate 13.42%

FYI: Homeaway/VRBO has instituted a new traveler service fee of approximately 5% to 10%, based on length of stay. They collect this fee; it's automatically added to your quote.

We require two payments: 50% (including the VRBO service fee mentioned above) now to book your dates; remaining 50% is due 30 days prior to check in, and you'll get an email reminder.

Email me for discounted nightly rates on 30+ day rental periods. Any stay of longer than 3 weeks will have an increased cleaning fee ($150).

Check in time is 3pm, Check out is 10am sharp!

Booking date to 30 days prior to arrival: Full refund minus $150 fee.
0 to 29 days prior to arrival: 50% of total rental costs.
Important note: the VRBO traveler service fee may not be refundable upon cancellation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Kauai in Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Completely new and remodeled! Walk-in tiled shower, "rain" shower head, new custom vanity with Caesarstone countertop, tiled floor, and of course a blow dryer! Plenty of soft, plush towels; includes starter kit of soaps, and paper products.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Large Double Bed
  • We've added a sound-dampening double-paned inner window, it opens for breezes but closes for quiet sleeps! Just close the outer jalousies, the new inner window, the plantation shutters, and the black-out curtains...zzzzzzz! Air Conditioning, with remote control (Bedroom only) Cal-King bed with thick memory foam topper. All new linens, quilt and pillows. Living room has queen sofabed, with new extra thick mattress and new linens and pillows.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 deck chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Restaurants, bakeries, shops, and the Coconut Marketplace are all within walking distance. You're steps away from the half-mile long Wailua Beach, which encompasses Wailua Bay and Wailua River State Park. There's a long, paved beach walk/bike trail right in front of the complex. You can walk along the beach to the north, to a keiki (children's) pool, and a sacred heiau (ancient Hawaiian temple). Only 5 minutes away from Lydgate Park, with protected snorkeling ponds and a fantastic playground. Wailua Bay View is all about the 'bay view'! And although you can swim in Wailua Bay, it is known for swells and riptides. Not for novices! That's why the local surfers and bodyboarders love it, and they are fun to watch!

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