Probably the best location in Nihilani - out the door and 60 feet to your right and you are at the swimming pool/recreation complex entrance. Pure convenience for you and the kids. Inside, you will find a 'furniture showroom' - not previously rented and still almost brand new. Deluxe furnishings include 3 flat-screen digital tvs, time Warner digital cable TV and digital music. Enjoy 200+ channels of digital TV, showtime movies, high speed internet with speeds up to 10 mbps. With this you get a landline phone with unlimited long distance calling to the 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico.
While you enjoy all of this in our comfortable living room, you are only feet from a neighboring artificial waterfall that provides an extremely pleasing backdrop as if you were living next to a mountain stream. The waterfall is quiet at night.
On the main floor, a great room living room/dining room/kitchen with center granite island creates a welcoming family environment. Solid granite kitchen counter tops/back splash and hardwood floors on this main floor create an easy to maintain environment. Keep your favorite bottles of wine or drink in the custom wine cooler. Enjoy the large 3 door refrigerator/freezer and glass top range. Plenty of cooking and eating utensils for all your needs. The built in microwave saves on valuable counter space.
Check in to freshly made beds - a king bed in the MBR, a queen in 2nd bedroom, two twins in the 3rd bedroom and 'kids-only' bunk beds in the den. Sleeps up to 6 adults and two kids (under age 12 - over 12 is an adult for sleeping purposes). Every bedroom and the living room has a whisper quiet tropical design ceiling fan (see pictures).
The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms share a neatly designed Jack and Jill bath so each room has its own bathroom privacy.
You will have room for your rental car in the two car garage - keeps your car out of the tropical sun and those quick evening showers that keep Kauai so lush and green. You may also use the garage as storage for beach items like surfboards, paddle boards, boogie boards and things like that so that the sand does not follow you inside the house.
We have an extra set of linens for you and full size washer and dryer should you want to change linens or towels during your stay.
Inside the condo, you can enjoy true wireless access to the internet no matter what corner you are in.
If you feel like getting away from the 'crowd', there is a quiet sitting room in the MBR or you can go out on any of the three outdoor lanai's and enjoy the relaxing island wicker furniture and our beautiful ocean trade winds. Our Nihilani aloha Townhome is a truly relaxing place to kick back with a good book and watch he world go by.
Want to play some golf - you can actually walk to the makai clubhouse but you would probably prefer to drive with your clubs. The south side of the Nihilani complex borders the Makai course a few hundred feet away. They will meet you in parking lot your cart and load your clubs for you - service is what Hawaii is all about - we take care of our guests. Its about a one-minute drive to the Makai course. For a change of pace, try the Princeville course - about a 3-4 minute drive. Same great service and both course offer some awesome ocean views.
Like the beach - who doesn't - Hanalei is one of our favorites - thousands of feet of beach (remember the movie the descendents), and free parking, fresh water and bathrooms all included. If the kids don't like the surf, take them to Anini beach - the double reef protected beach is surf free. Just want to go to the pool or have a cook out with our free gas BBQ -- go out your front door and 60 feet later, you are entering our outdoor recreation complex (see pictures). This truly relaxing place has a waterfall and is one of the more attractively designed pools on the north shore. (note that open flame bbqs are prohibited on condo lanai's
Nihilani is one of the youngest condo complexes on the north shore having been built in 2006 and first occupied in 2007. The grounds are extremely well maintained - enjoy a relaxing walk up to the shopping center or to the golf course. Or how about a walk along the edge of the golf course or out to the ocean bluff. You can walk through the homes of the Princeville community or you can even walk down to the st. Regis hotel (which also has a really nice public beach and is a great place to watch the sunset over evening cocktails). You can even walk to the Westin resort - both hotels offer fine restaurants, dining, and bar hopping - whatever pleases you.
The Princeville shopping center has shops to browse in, a few restaurants, a post office, a hardware store, and a well stocked Foodland grocery store. Foodland is a good place to buy wine and spirits and all of your grocery needs. Many folks hit Costco and Walmart in Lihue upon arrival and after getting their rental car. Both stores are very near the airport.
Wanna try something different - learn paddle boarding or kayaking or even learn to paddle an outrigger canoe. Get some snorkel equipment and visit anini beach and see the hundreds of different species of tropical fish that call hawaii home. Watch for the humpback whales in winter and enjoy our truly lovable albatross who come back from the sea to raise their single offspring - a six month process that begins in November. Don't get too close to their nest but do enjoy watching them from 15 feet away. Want to know a cool piece of trivia - albatross fly at night while they are asleep! Half the brain is sleeping while the other half controls their flight.
In summary, make our 1900 square foot townhouse your home away from home, kick off your shoes (outside please) and enjoy some island life. If Hawaii is a paradise (and it is), Kauai is truly a garden paradise.
$185/night, $1200/week. Outclean fee is $250.