Front of Pua Hale from Kipuka StreetLiving room
Award winning - private home***Walk to Poipu Beach
Award winning - private home***Walk to Poipu Beach
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
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2 beds
1 bath
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Pua Hale- a lovely walled Japanese-style home which featured in FINE HOMEBUILDING'S GREAT HOUSES book... It has high privacy walls- a Japanese garden & waterfa l& an outdoor shower, antique Japanese tansu & shoji doors a deep Japanese soaking tub & shower as well fully stocked kitchen-, 2.5 blocks from the world’s best swimming beach, Poipu Beach. Located on Carol Ann"s 1/2 acre property w/ big trees & gardens on a quiet dead end street. TVNC# 4209, Tat # W(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)

The space

It is in a quite residential neighborhood on a dead end street in walking distance to Poipu Beach & swimming and snorkeling. It is beautifully furnished. Japanese style, antique tansu, real sliding shoji screens, a deep tub-furo.... and has all the amenities of home as well. Includes beach chairs, mats, umbrellas, ice chest and boggie boards. State tax & hotel tax of .04166% and hotel tax of .0925% is included in the price. An $95 cleaning fee is added.

Guest access

Walk to Waiohai and Poipu beach...swimming and snorkeling only a 5 minute walk away. tennis courts at the bottom of the street and 2 golf courses with in 5 blocks...Kiahuna and Poipu Bay.

Interaction with guests

We live on the half acre property with beautiful trees and (URL HIDDEN) a home in the back which can not be seen from Pua Hale. We are on the property and welcome questions and love to provide information about our beautiful island if asked. We love to give tours of the lush garden and share fruit that is in season. Pua Hale has a great collection of books about Kauai and Hawaiiana for guest use.

Other things to note

Pua Hale is a wonderful private retreat and we have had repeat guests up to 24 years. It two and a half blocks from Poipu/Waiohai/Brennickes Beachs...the best swimming on Kauai. TVRNCU-4209 , TAT #W02611614-01

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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities
Internet
Free parking on premises

Prices
Extra people $21 NZD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $134 NZD
Security Deposit $705 NZD
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 2AM (next day)
Check out by 10AM

I allow children 8 years and up. Pua Hale has lots of fragile items including real custom made sliding shoji doors which could get damaged by children. If there is any damage to the doors they will have to be repaired and the renter is responsible for that.
There is no smoking allowed in or around Pua Hale. We appreciate quiet at night since this is a residential neighborhood. We have very friendly neighbors.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
4 nights minimum stay.
From Dec 20, 2017 - Jan 15, 2018 the minimum stay is 7 nights.

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Simone User Profile
September 2017
We loved it to stay at Pua Hale. It is a wonderful house and you can see that Carol Ann really puts in a lot of work to keep it as beautiful as it is with a personal touch. There is a perfect beach in walking distance and the watching the sundown there is just breathtaking. Carol Ann was the best host one can imagine!

Debra User Profile
October 2016
The host canceled this reservation 77 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Josh User Profile
September 2016
Carol Anne's Pula Hale is the best. We were delighted from the moment we walked in the door! From the beautiful and private beachside house to the fresh fruit she had placed out for us. We actually complained of a stiff bed and she went out and promptly bought us an amazing memory foam mattress cover!! You cannot go wrong by staying here!!!
CarolAnn User Profile
Response from CarolAnn:
....and we loved having them stay with us. They really loved Kauai and did lots of hiking and swimming. They even started the laundry before they left....great guests and ifascinating people as well.
September 2016

Jennifer User Profile
August 2016
I absolutely LOVED Pua Hale. My favorite part other than the general layout and cool breeze with the porch doors open all the time and from the ceiling fans (no a/c needed), were the many many geckos! I loved them! I also loved the sound of the water feature in the back. The shower was great too. CarolAnn and Norman are super friendly and the whole place has a wonderful peaceful vibe. Super close to Poipu beach. A really nice, lush residential street. Easy to get anywhere from the place. I would definitely go back. GECKOS! If you love an occasional wildlife sighting inside your place, stay at Pua Hale. Every morning I would wake up and look for them. If you're squeamish though, this is not the place for you. : )
CarolAnn User Profile
Response from CarolAnn:
I think the shoe rack is a great idea...now to find a really cool one that fits in with the Japanese décor.
August 2016

Geoffroy User Profile
August 2016
It was amaizing !!! An awsome place !!! We had really good time in this place and we recommend it with pleasure. Thank you CarolAnn

Paul User Profile
July 2016
Our stay at Carol Ann's guest cottage was amazing. The location is perfect to access the beach and everything else in the Poipu area. The place is larger than it looks and has plenty of privacy. We stayed for 9 days and look forward to returning again on our next visit to Hawaii. We are grateful we found such a gem away from all the busy resorts yet only a couple blocks away.
CarolAnn User Profile
Response from CarolAnn:
Really enjoyed the two of you and your beautiful little girl.
July 2016

Paul User Profile
May 2016
The host canceled this reservation 40 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Koloa, Hawaii, United StatesJoined in December 2013
CarolAnn User Profile

I am a painter and professional photographer and have won awards in many shows. My work is in many private collections as well as the State of Hawaii I have been active in Hawaii's arts community since 1964. I have degrees in graphic design and communication and my husband was an engineer and started Kauai's water department. I was born in Hawaii and my family has been here since the 1870s. I have three grown children & 10 grandchildren. Two small dogs and two cats share my home. I am an avid animal lover and volunteer with the local humane society as often as I can. My husband, Walter Briant,(deceased 2008) and I built this home as a very special vacation rental at Poipu Beach. It was built in a Japanese style and is furnished with Japanese antique tansus with bronze cranes in the garden. We built it on our 1/2 acre property at the Poipu Beach resort area but it is on a dead end street so is quiet though very near to all resort amenities.
I have traveled all over the world and continue to do so.

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