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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

If you like sitting on your Lanai watching crashing waves and sea turtles popping their heads out of gorgeous water, this is your place. I stayed in A-3 which is an upper unit a few steps from parking. There are two beautiful master bedrooms downstairs, as well as a well appointed kitchen, living room, and lanai. Upstairs there is room... More 

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Thank Tina C
Woodland
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stayed in unit B2. It is rented through Kauai vacation homes. They were great. The unit itself is wonderful. You sit right on the ocean the views were amazing. The condo had everything you would need for your stay, including beach chairs and boogie boards. These units in Poipu Makai have no air conditioning, can get a little warm,... More 

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Thank Catherine M
North Ogden, Utah, USA
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

This condo was as beautiful as shown in the photos! There is a family of sea turtles that swim right outside the window/off the deck and it was so fun to watch them every day! The beds were extremely comfortable. It was clean. The master bathroom on the main floor is really small but that was okay for a week... More 

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Thank Melanie C
Oro Valley, Arizona
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed in unit A3. Unit is a little dated but the views are spectacular. Unit overlooks the ocean where we enjoyed numerous turtle and spinner dolphin sightings. There is no air conditioning in the unit. Keeping the windows open let's the unit stay cool. We would definitely consider staying here on our next visit.

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Thank Kevin B
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

We rented a great condo on the ground floor overlooking the ocean. Very well equipped and great location for sightseeing in the area. Problems were: no a/c and very poor air circulation because of alcoves in the apartment Parking was not easy because of beams in the parking lot. No matter where you parked, there were many steps to navigate... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

We spent two weeks at Poipu Makai and we couldn't have asked for a better location for our family reunion. From the moment we walked into condo A3 we knew that we had found the perfect place. The view from the lanai was incredible. We spent the mornings drinking coffee and watching the sea turtles swim by and in the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

We rented Unit B2 for two weeks through Kauai Vacation Rentals. They were excellent to deal with by the way. Our unit was just like the photos showed. The view from our lanai was breathtaking. I was concerned that in September we may not see the sunset from our lanai but we did. We were so close to the water... More 

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2 Thank Santorini Dreamin'
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2014

we recently stayed at poipu makai and had a wonderful time! the place was perfect for us - plenty of space, well stocked, very clean, totally family-friendly (we were 4 adults and 4 small kids) - sleeping arrangements were perfect. the view is spectacular - literally live entertainment every day with whales and sea turtles frolicking just off our balcony.... More 

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Thank dani s
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

truly special place - view from deck couldnt be any ore spectacular - we walk in... walk out on deck and we see a humpback breaching, over and over - incredible - tons of turtles in the surf spent there a week with our 3yr / 9 month old - sand beach 5 min walk away - perfect protected little... More 

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Venice, Florida
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

We rented Unit B-1 through Kauai Vacation Rentals and Real Estate in January 2014. We have visited Kauai many times and usually stay elsewhere, but had guests decide to join us and needed a 2 bedroom in Poipu. The view here is great -- especially god if you want to watch for whales and dolphins. The unit itself was well... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This resort situated on the edge of a bluff providing spectacular views of the blue Pacific and the entire Poipu coastline. A small property with only 15 Kauai condos, Poipu Makai provides privacy and intimacy while being just a short walk to the world renowned Brennecke's Beach and Poipu Beach. The sounds of the sea fill every room and each condo has large lanais offering a great lookout for hours of watching turtles, dolphins, seasonal whales and brilliant sunsets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poipu Makai

Address: 1677 Pee Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9704
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Poipu Makai Hotel Poipu
Poipu Makai Kauai, HI
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“Our unit was B3”
 of 5 bubbles melaniec702, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Most are without air conditioning. Be prepared”
 of 5 bubbles aryono, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“There is a pool. It is tiny and very cold.”
 of 5 bubbles kimocat, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Always book A3 in this condo complex. It is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Axj907, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Pack light as there are no elevators. Seriously all you need is a pair of slacks, or dress, 3 pairs of shorts, 3 t shirts, undies, beach stuff, and something to sleep in. All floors have stairs either up or down - sometimes both. Lower floors have fewer stairs but people walk by windows on their way to check out the view. Upper floors have better view but more stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mieka407, 19 Apr 2012 | Read review
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