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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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43Car recommended
Grade: 43 out of 100
79Restaurantswithin 10 km
61Attractionswithin 10 km
8Room tips
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Worst condo I have ever stayed in. Outdoor maintenance was poor. Windows and doors would not open to circulate air. Rusted, wooden louvers laying on exterior ground. Very humid conditions made it hard to tolerate. Had to ask for fans, could not sleep. Floating floor was poorly
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We truly enjoyed our stay in Koloa at Poipu Makai C3. The location was great for us, the view was outstanding, we were able to see sunsets or walk 5 minutes to see the sunrise. There were turtles on the rocks in front that we could see from our deck, as well as whales out in the
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Great place to stay. Not air conditioned but with all windows and front door open have great breezes. All rooms have ceiling fans and extra fans. 3 nice bedrooms and 3 nice baths. Master bedroom does not have a lot of privacy since no doors, but is on upper level with some
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My family of 6 rented unit B3 for a week in December. This place was absolutely fabulous and I would highly recommend it. Location: It was about a 10-15 minute walk to Poipu Beach and to Shipwreck Beach in front of the Hyatt on the other side. The cliffs at the end of shipwreck
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We love staying in this area and were pleased to be able to try out a new condo. Pros - Great location, easily walkable to Poipu Beach and it’s also a nice walk over to the Hyatt along the cliffs. - Beautifully decorated, although for me, it was a bit over the top - lots of
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Whales right off lanai of unit A3
Lanai view of sunset from unit A3
View looking towards Poipu Beach with rainbow
morning view down the shoreline toward Poipu Beach.
your own private sunset cruise every night from Unit E2 at Poipu Makei!
A is on the right when facing the ocean. My parents own unit B-1
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Hi Randi, All of the units have an ocean view. In fact, it's actually ocean front which is even better. You'll be amazed by how close you are to the water. We could watch the sea turtles from our lanai. We were there in September. At that time of year, it was the perfect location for watching the sunset. It was one of the best places we've ever watched the sunset from. We stayed in B2 when we were there which was on the 2nd floor. Unit C2 will also be on the second floor - right next door to our unit. We were very happy with Poipu Makai. We're planning on going back to Kauai again in 2 years and we'll definitely book at that condo again. It's a short 7-10 minute walk to the Poipu Beach Park and about a 15-20 minute walk to the Poipu Shopping Village. Poipu is the best part of the island for nice weather - less rain. I think you'd be very happy with your stay there. One word of caution: if you are a person who really enjoys swimming pools, you might be disappointed. The pool isn't much bigger than a hot tub, but that didn't bother us. Have a great vacation!
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"Really read this review."
"1 bedroom downstairs has bathroom. 2nd downstairs bedroom across hall from bathroom."
"Unit B3 was perfect!"
"Our unit was B3"
"Most are without air conditioning. Be prepared"
USD 391 - USD 442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
poipu makai hotel poipu
United StatesHawaiiKauaiPoipuKoloa
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