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Dean May

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english

Watch the Whales Frolic from Your Lanai

32 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Kapaa holiday condo

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

One bedroom AIR CONDITIONED beachfront condominium with glorious sunrises. King sized bed with pillow top mattress in bedroom. Lanai is perfect for whale watching. A newly remodeled full size kitchen with new cabinets, appliances, and granite counter-tops. New furniture package just this year. All dishes, silverware, utensils, pots and pans are provided as well as a coffeemaker, hand mixer, blender and a toaster. Murphy bed in living area with real queen sized mattress. New paint and tile flooring. The living area has an entertainment center with 40' LCD TV, DVD, VCR, Cable TV, CD Stereo. There is also a wall safe located in the unit and it is. The Pono Kai Resort is located on the island of Kauai in the quaint town of Kapaa, and situated on 12 beachfront acres. Unspoiled tropical beaches cascading mountains and the 'Grand Canyon' of the Pacific are some of the highlights that make Kauai unique. Surrounded by swaying palms, you will find your own Hawaiian Paradise at the Pono Kai Resort.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Dean May (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Dean May

Glenda and I have been married for 37 years and are now retired which really gives us time to travel and do the things we never had time before.

Dean May purchased this condo in 1999

Why Dean May chose Kauai

On our first visit to Hawaii, we fell in love with it. We decided to purchase a condo so that we could visit as often as we wanted.

What makes this condo unique

The Pono Kai resort is located in the village of Kapaa and is contently located about equal distance from the rainy North side of the Kauai and the dry South side. In addition, Kapaa offers shopping, dining and night life within each walking distance from the resort. There is also a public walking/bike path that passes in front of the Pono Kai resort and follows the beach for about 23 miles with breath taking views along the way.

Reviews

4.9
based on 32 traveller reviews

Watch the Whales Frolic from Your Lanai
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
5

This property felt like home away from home!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condos with an amazing view! Everything was so well thought out. Was even better than the photos! Would highly recommend this unit!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Our goal is to exceed our guest's expectations and it is always nice to hear that we have succeeded. Dean
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4

Nice Condo!

  • 4 of 5

This well equipped condo is located in the small town of Ka'paa, within walking distance of shopping, food, and lots of shave ice! The location right next to the walking/bike path is also very convenient. The condo was clean and had everything we needed. My only complaint was not having AC throughout the whole unit. It was so hot a few evenings that we had the kids sleep on the floor of our bedroom instead of out in the living room on the Murphy bed.

The Pono Kai resort was very fun with shuffle board, table tennis, a pool and hot tub, and putting greens!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Place!

  • 5 of 5

This place was a gem for our stay on Kauai! Very nice place with everything you need. Dean was a pleasure to deal with and I would highly recommend this unit to anyone visiting Kapaa! Thanks the Wests!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holland Landing, Ontario, Canada
5

A wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a month from January 20 to February 19. I'm writing this on feb 18 our last night. This condo was really a home away from home. The bed is comfortable, the kitchen is well stocked, the TV's are big and function well (although we didn't watch much TV), the Internet works well, the grounds of the resort are very well maintained, the beach is steps away and the best part...this condo has a perfect view of the breathtaking sunrises and occasional rainbows. The sound of the ocean will be sorely missed. We spent a lot of time touring the island and we always enjoyed coming back "home". We made good use of the cooler, beach chairs, snorkel gear, and even did one of the puzzles! Mahalo Dean...I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this beautiful condo. Also, I would be remiss if I didn't let you know that Brenda (the local contact for any issues) is fantastic! I can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful location, close to the beach, boardwalk to food. Awesome. Loved the condo and our stay. Rented this last minute and Dean was super helpful, quick and responsive. I highly recommend this rental!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomington, IN USA
5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

Our five day stay in this Pono Kai condo was too brief! The condo has a spectacular view of the ocean (and the beach, just steps away, is deserted, quiet, and safe to swim in, unlike the rip-tide infested famous beaches on the north shore). It's tastefully decorated, comfortable, superbly equipped (beach chairs, snorkel equipment, even a cooler!), and quiet. If we ever return to Kauii, we'll rent this condo again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Other Activities: Kayaking, Parasailing, Shopping

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Kapaa, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall Season
1 Sep 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
A$200
A$1,331
A$4,771
 
 
Holiday
16 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$227
A$1,505
 
 
Winter
8 Jan 2017 - 15 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$214
A$1,411
A$4,771
 
 
Summer Season
17 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$220
A$1,465
A$5,510
 
 
Fall Season
1 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$214
A$1,411
A$5,107
 
 
Holiday
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
A$231
A$1,613
 
 
Winter
8 Jan 2018 - 15 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
A$214
A$1,411
A$5,107
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
A$214
A$1,411
A$5,107
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$269
Cleaning A$168 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Kapaa, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Lining area - 1 large double bed , Murphy bed
  • Murphy bed in living area with real queen sized mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • veranda
  • wooden decking
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Games, videos, beach equipment and bicycles can be checked out at the front desk area. There is also an Activity Desk to assist you in booking tourist activities. The Activity Desk sponsors an Island Briefing each Thursday and Sunday morning (8am) at the pool area. Local vendors will describe their activities (boating, Kayak trip, nature tours, etc.) and offer a '2 for 1' drawing. It's a great way to learn about KAUAI and plan your stay. - The briefing is no charge + 'free goodies'.