One of the best locations in sunny Poipu Beach Kauai, Nihi Kai Villas Resort is just steps away from the Poipu shoreline and a little over 300 yards to world-famous body surfing Brennecke’s Beach and Poipu Beach Park. The plantation style architecture at this small island oasis by the sea is surrounded by swaying palms, tropical flowers, fruit trees, orchids, and mature plumeria trees accented by well manicured lawns.
• Heated oceanfront swimming pool
• Tennis courts
• Complimentary self parking
• Two community BBQ locations
• On-site front desk, Concierge and Activities services
• 24 hour emergency contact and response
• Daily maid service available (for additional charge)
• Check-in: 3:00 pm, check-out 10:00 am (late check-out upon availability for additional charge)
• Ocean view, two-level floor plan, approximately 1,507 square feet
• Ground level, one level stairs to entry (entry on upper level)
• Interior Rating: Premier
• AC throughout
• 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
• Master Suite – lower level, king bed, AC, TV, private lanai, full bath tub with shower
• Second Suite – lower level, two twin beds (convertible to king), AC, private lanai, full bath tub with shower
• TV/DVD/CD in living room, AC, private ocean view lanai
• Close to pool
• Wireless hi-speed internet, in-room safe
• Washer and dryer, open parking
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Kimberly L. says
Location, Location, Location
This condo was perfect for our family of four! The location was amazing and space was beautiful!
Karen M. says
Perfect south shore location with ocean view from lanai
The property was exceptionally clean and exceptionally stocked in terms of kitchen, bathrooms and bedding. The sunset and ocean views from the lanai were amazing. Small things like a higher quality lanai seating, repair of sliding screen doors and maybe including a beach umbrella and chairs would really add to the value of this excellent Poipu rental. Overall though we loved it and would stay again and again.
Mahalo Karen for your review and comments. We are so happy that you loved the unit and found everything you needed to make you feel at home. We can share your feedback about the lanai furniture with the owner. We are looking forward to hosting you again soon! Aloha and a hui hou.
UPDATE: Air Conditioning Added in September 2019
New split system air conditioning throughout entire unit.
Fantastic location with everything you need.
We can’t say enough good things about this property. It is beautifully furnished and stocked with everything you need. Upstairs living quarters are bright and sunny with a large living room and kitchen that had everything we needed. Windows on both ends as well as plenty of ceiling fans provided a constant delightful breeze throughout the unit at all times. We were worried about no air conditioner but never needed it. All day and night you hear the waves nearby and the breezes through the palm trees. There’s a great dining table that we never needed because we ate every meal on the lanai overlooking the gorgeous scenery. Great huge television that we watched once (who is here to watch tv?), nice Bluetooth sound system. Bedrooms and bathrooms below were comfortable and quiet and stocked with extra towels, great generous amounts of shower products (leave your shampoo, conditioner, lotion and soap at home), hair dryer and tp. Washer and dryer were heavily used as we purposely packed light and loved having clean beach towels every few days. BBQ is close by for grilling and kitchen is fully stocked with a huge fridge to fill with fresh groceries (go to grocery store in Koloa for fresh items, Costco for day-one supplies, and snorkel bobs in Koloa for weekly rental). We were just behind the awesome pool which was a great location for a quick dip after a day at one of the many beaches nearby. We traveled the whole island during our 8 day stay and were thankful that we stayed in poipu and Nihi Kai where it was away from busy roads but close to everything that we needed. Seals and turtles napping on the beach, beautiful sandy beaches to walk on (warning to body surfers to wear water shoes as the shore is very rocky), little restaurants and shopping nearby. Unit 401 is ideal in that it’s off the road, close to the pool and ocean, and very quiet.
Mahalo Meg for your 5-star review and comments. We hope to host you again soon. A hui hou.
John Peter , (US) says
If we ever come back to Kauai, this is the place we would like to stay.
???? A lovely property with excellent proximity to the marvelous Poipu beaches. The property is meticulously maintained, is reasonably quiet and our suite had all of the amenities you could hope for.
Made the Holiday Pleasurable
The condo location is perfect. Quiet yet close to activities and restaurants. It’s was clean, comfortable, and well equipped.
Great view! Close to the beach.
Clean property and manicured landscape.
Dubya C says
So this is Kauai at it's BEST!
Location. Location. Location. This #401 is a great location. We stayed a week in February and absolutely loved it. Small but beautiful ocean view, and the constant white noise of the ocean waves. Very relaxing. Very clean unit with a nicely appointed kitchen. Pool was clean and water was just warm enough to really enjoy. Try a warm up snorkeling swim before venturing out to the ocean beaches. Only downside to this unit is that the 2 bathrooms are back to back, and must have paper thin adjoining walls. Enough said. Unit is for sale, so new owner may not want to continue renting. Get it while you can.
Sara S says
Great place - excellent value condos with ocean views
We’ve stayed here twice and this time came back with a big family group. This is an awesome place, professionally managed by the Parrish Collection, which offers a great value for vacationers. We have experienced units 100, 401, 402, and 421. All have wonderful ocean views and are clean and comfortable. Here, you get a spacious condo, a nice pool, lovely ocean views (especially at sunset), and easy access to Poipu beach (about a 5 minute walk). We’ll be back!
Wonderful, perfect place to stay in Kauai; we all loved it! BEST EVER!
Instead of overpaying for airfare to meet at Christmas in San Francisco where my 2 kids (28 and 30) live , we decided to all go to Hawaii in January. We’re on the east coast, so it’s a longer flight. I have been to Kauai/Oahu/Maui and the Big Island in the past, several times, but this is the BEST vacation rental I have ever stayed in and the price was very reasonable. Nihi Kai 401 is perfectly located with a view of the ocean; yes, it’s looking over some of the other condo roofs and some trees, but it’s still good enough. The top floor has the kitchen, dinnig area with large round table and living room with flat screen TV. The furniture is very nice for a rental condo. The upstairs balcony/lanai has a breakfast table and chairs and is roomy enough to enjoy while looking at the nice view. Downstairs are 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Each bedroom has sliding glass doors to private lanais, the master with King bed faces the ocean and the 2nd bedroom has twin beds and a garden/sidewalk view. The beds were very confortable. The only thing I would update is the master bedspread (I didn’t like the print). Each bedroom has a ceiling fan, which is nice since there’s no A/C. There’s always a nice breeze though. It’s just a few steps away to the outdoor gas grills. The kitchen is fully equipped with nice pots and pans, etc. The stuff here is not cheap. They provide beach mats, towels and beach chairs too. The pool was well kept and not overrun with people all day. We enjoyed sitting there, reading and floating in the pool. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous, with lovely flowers and colorful plants everywhere, very nice landscaping. The office staff was very friendly and helpful. Everything was perfect here. It’s just a short nice walk to the beaches, which are so beautiful here, Poipu and Brenneke’s. Calm water to swim in, another alcove with good waves for boogie boarding and even a keiki (kids) swimming area. Gorgeous sunrises and sunsets around 6am and 6pm can be seen, especially from the road that fronts Nihi Kai or the beach. Monk seals come up on the beach on a regular basis, cool! Brenneke’s is a good place to eat and just a short walk away. There is also a close-by restaurant called Casa di Amici on Nalo Rd, which runs up the side of Nihi Kai and is a real short walk away. It’s Italian with very good food, including fresh fish entrees. I love this place and this particular condo and plan to return as soon as possible. The owners provide a book with recommeded things to do in Kauai. It has a lot of good and detailed info that really helps you make decisions on what to do, what to eat and where to go. This is a relaxing place to stay while enjoying Kauai. It has free WiFi, a free safe for your laptop, etc. and washer dryer combo downstairs.
Best place we could have found! Already recommened to others!
We stayed at the Nihi Kai villas #401 mid-February 2011 and it was an absolute dream. We loved the entire stay at the unit. It was spacious, very clean comfortable and quiet. The view from the veranda was wonderful, the pool was within easy reach for our teenager plus 1 and the parking was right there, just as if you were staying at your own home. In fact, the entire stay could be described as ‘like home’ for us. We went to the market twice to stock up on food; the first time I went early in the morning while everyone slept off our long flight and the second time we went to a larger market and really stocked up. We had all we needed in the kitchen as well as plenty of linens for the pool and beach. There were beach chairs if you want to take them with you. The only thing we could have used and didn’t find in the unit were umbrellas. We forgot to bring our own and it did rain a couple of days. The unit itself is dated, but we didn’t care. It has everything we could have needed. They also provide soaps, shampoo so you don’t have to lug anything. The best was everything was in easy walking distance to keep our visit really peaceful. We went to a couple of restaurants that we walked to, the wading pool-like beach area was in easy walking distance and right next to Poipu State Beach which is a very nice grassy area. People were very relaxed in this part of the island. The Parrish Collection arranged a couple of trips for us and they were fantastic. I always like a referral and they were my referral. Feel comfortable working with them for your special activities. We will go back again as soon as we can. Enjoy your stay.
A Wonderful Experience
We stayed in #410 at NihiKai. I would recommend that unit again in a minute. I loved the ocean view and the few minutes walk to the beach. I do think the screen doors should be replaced; I requested a bath mat for the interior of the bathtub; was promised it but not delivered. With no grab bars, that can make a shower for an older person rather tricky.
We have been staying at the Nihi Kai condos for years. We always stay in the same building and have rented several different units. My experience with the Parrish Collection in regards to the rental has always been so pleasant. The location is probably our favorite part. We walk everywhere. After there for min of (4) days Poipu Paralysis sets in, it’s a wonderful state of mind. I would highly recommend this complex and rental agency!
All my needs met
Anything I needed was in the unit. I loved my stay. I could have used written instructions on how to use the T.V. I am not sure if there were beach chairs, as I did not have a desire for them. I believe there were as I recall the guest book saying they gave the gift of a new one. The booklet that the owners left with recommendations of pleaces to go and to eat was marvelous. It is nice to have a locals perspective on activities. As always Kevin and all office staff where marvelous. I have stayed before and will always stay when I return to Kauai.
Nihi Kai Review 5-09
We stayed in condo #401. We had 4 people in our party, 2 adults and 2 children (16&17). Amenties were great. Plenty of room for 4 people plus and extra sleeper sofa on main floor. Kitchen had everyting you need. The washer/dryer was etremely helpful since with the humidity, towels and bathing suits dry very slowly. The built in safe and free wireless internet were excellent amenities. I would recommend Nihi Kai and Kauai as a great vacation getaway.
We had a wonderful stay at the villa. Everything we could have possibly needed and emaculately clean! I would stay again any time and will definitly recommend to anyone staying on the island!!!
Relaxation and Exploration at it's finest!
I stayed at the Nihi Kai villas for my honeymoon and I wouldn’t change a thing! During our 10 night stay we were able to relax a lot due to the laid back feel of that part of the island. It’s also located on a part of the island that makes driving to the western or eastern part of the island and easy afternoon trip. You can also take a day trip to explore the northern part of the island. Nihi Kai has a great commons area that is very nice for grilling – we loved doing that so we didn’t have to get dressed up to go to dinner every night! Our condo was very quaint – nothing extravagant but strangely enough that’s what we were looking for. The kitchen was fully equipped and the den had a balcony where we ate most meals to enjoy the beautiful view of the ocean. Walking to the beach was very simple – just about a 4 minute walk. That beach was great for snorkeling too!!! Just buy your snorkel gear from the shop right on the beach and your all set!!!