We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hale Makai Cottages

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Haena
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

80 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Hale Makai Cottages
See the most recent reviews
Showing 80: English reviews
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 16 October 2011

We've never been much for resort hotels or condo developments, preferring instead to put ourselves close to the culture of the places we visit, while still having many of the creature comforts we older folks have become accustomed to. For us, Hale Makai Cottages proved to be the perfect blend of comfort and culture; simple, yet furnished to anticipate almost...

 Report
Helpful?
7Thank thrumylens
San Francisco
Reviewed 9 October 2011

My wife and I recently spent our honeymoon at Cottage #1 in early September. The weather was perfect and the location was amazing - so private that it feels remote but just a short ride from Hanalei and Princeville. While we mostly never left the property, we did take a few day trips to Tunnels Beach and the Kilauea Lighthouse....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Felix B
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 19 September 2011

We've just spent a small fortune to stay in #3 Orchid for two weeks, and I'd love to give Hale Makai 5 stars for all that's right about it. The cottage is so beautiful! Abundant screen doors and windows bring the breezes in -- it's like living in a luxurious porch right on the beach. Views everywhere are spectacular, and...

 Report
Helpful?
8Thank DesertInnKeeper
Plymouth, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 August 2011

My wife and I stayed in cottage #2 for our honeymoon. It was simply amazing. We ate our meals on the back deck which is literally 15 feet from the ocean. Our bedroom had a sliding door out to the deck and we fell asleep to the sound of the ocean every night and awoke to the sun rising over...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank AttyRDZ
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 July 2011

Staying at this property was the best decision we made for our honeymoon! We stayed in the Plumeria cottage and it was just amazing. The kitchen and appliances were top of the line and the decor was nice as well, but it was the breathtaking view of the beaches and landscape that really made the stay so special! These cottages...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank happysquirrell
Vancouver
Reviewed 20 May 2011

Location, location, location! The beautiful North Shore of Kauai offers it all. The beachfront cottages at Hale Makai are perfectly located. These five cottages are situated on a secluded 2 acre piece of property. Each one offers its own privacy. We were fortunate to stay in cottage 3 which is located directly in front of the ocean. Everything about the...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank mamabear02
budapest
Reviewed 8 February 2011

Hale Makai Cottages was the perfect place to get away from the crowds and enjoy Kauai what it got famous for in the first place: its nature's beauty. The property's surroundings are magical, heaven must be like this. A world away from the tourist crowds and noise, literally just a few steps away from the private, golden sand beach, this...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank doradani
New England
Reviewed 27 September 2010

Modern, scandanavian, clean bright decor. Placed on the ocean with private access to Ha'ena shoreline. You walk from you lanai to the sand in seconds. Tight parking spots, one for each car on dirt road off the main. Owners very nice. Hale are not raised off ground on stilts like neighboring properties. Worth the prices. Cottage 3 our favorite. Really...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank informedtravelers
Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 15 September 2010

This was my third trip to Kauai and the best thus far. The cottage was a big part of it. The fact that we did not have to get in the car to go to some of the most amazing beaches on the North shore was key to our relaxation. You can spend time right out front of the cottage...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank drwendyND
San Francisco
Reviewed 15 September 2010

For anyone on the business travel circuit--long airport hangtime, corporate hotels, airconditioning, expensive dinners at acclaimed restaurants--get ready for something a little more exotic, warm, and sweet all at the same time. Hale Makai is tucked under palms on a lovely lawn stretching toward a private beach. Kauai's famous rock formations line the skyline behind you. Lush waves and brilliant...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank roux2

213 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (190)
Viewed
View from Room (21)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (45)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (24)
Viewed
Room/Suite (35)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (58)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (23)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (20)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Haena
8.0 km away
Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
0.1 km away
Hanalei Colony Resort
Hanalei Colony Resort
#1 of 1 in Hanalei
505 reviews
5.4 km away
Hanalei Bay Resort
Hanalei Bay Resort
#1 of 4 in Princeville
1,675 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.0 km away
St. Regis Princeville Resort
0.3 km away
Hale Ho'o Maha Bed & Breakfast
6.3 km away
Makai Club
Makai Club
#1 of 1 in Princeville
262 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hale Makai Cottages are an exclusive Private Beach Front Estate, on approximately 2 acres with about 250 feet of actual beachfront at Kepuhi Point at the end of OneOne Road in Haena, North Shore Kauai. The Hale Makai Beachfront cottages are unique in their setting, location and privacy in comparison to most other Kauai Vacation Rentals. All five cottages have unobstructed ocean and garden views and direct access to the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hale Makai Cottages

Address: 4400 OneOne Road, Haena, Kauai, HI 96714
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Haena
Price Range: $466 - $649 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Hale Makai Cottages Hotel Haena
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hale Makai Cottages staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Hale Makai Cottages staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All the cottages are really nicely located although not all are right by the beach. I stayed at Cottage 1 and LOVED it!!!”
  • View from the trail
  • View from the cottage deck at breakfast
 of 5 bubbles EvePH, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick up your grocery items at Foodland Kapaa - much cheaper than Princeville”
 of 5 bubbles SereneHobart, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Units #2 & 3 are truly ocean front and #2 has the most privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles stevepX3082SX, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“#2 Best View”
 of 5 bubbles JMolle69, 19 Nov 2015 | Read review
“During hot months maybe choose a different cottage. This one didn't get enough breeze to cool the second bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles biztravel77, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
5 of 5