Max occupancy: 4
2 Queen Bed,
1 Sofa Bed
3663 Anini Road, Kilauea, HI 96754
Family friendly cottage, nearby access to Anini beach - 85 steps away!
Nestled between a private beach access (85 steps away) and 1500 acres of naturally preserved land, this guest house adjacent to Anini Pohaku is no ordinary cottage experience. Beautiful rainforest views can be seen as you enjoy this private two-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage. One half of the cottage has a queen size bedroom, closet, walk-in tiled shower with an outdoor experience, private entrance to the back and front of the house, plus its own wet bar. Included in this part of the home is a separate sitting room with outside access, which holds a TV area and an additional queen sleeper sofa for two. The other half of the cottage holds a queen size bedroom, full shower/tub bathroom, living area, and kitchen. There is a door that can be closed to separate the two areas for increased privacy. Fans can be found in each bedroom for added comfort to help on warmer days.
The newly appointed kitchen features original Koa wood cabinets, granite counters, and stainless appliances. Dine at the four-seat kitchen bar or venture outside to the natural and tropical dining area for six and barbecue in the rainforest. The home is fully-equipped with a private parking spot, bamboo linens, beach towels, barbecue, games, guidebooks, DVD players and select videos, and cable TVs. Free WiFi allows for work while also ensuring the best AppleTV, Netflix or Hulu downloads for late night movies.
As you venture out, feel free to use the home’s coolers, beach mats, beach towels and umbrella on the calm waters of Anini beach, listed as the only swimmable beach year-round. The free inside laundry facilities make it easy to keep clean as well as the outside place to rinse off after the beach and muddy hikes.
This rental is managed by Vacasa Vacation Rentals of Hawaii, LLC TVNC-4255 GET #: 150-286-9504-01 808-826-8000
Property tax ID: GE-150-286-9504-01
Property permit ID: TVNCU # 4225
Washer/dryer : Private
Gas grill : Private
Jolene G.Aug 2019
The location can’t be beat. It’s just across the street from Anini beach.
Clare L.Jul 2019
This is probably the best vacation rental I've had. Location is wonderful for the north side. Proximity to the beach is unbeatable, and we really enjoyed having a backyard. The house was much bigger than we expected from the floorplans, and stocked with just about everything we could have wanted. The freestanding air conditioners were a lovely unexpected bonus. I almost don't want to leave a review so this doesn't get popular so we don't have trouble booking it again. I want to come back already.
Luke H.May 2019
This place is amazing. House layout is cool and the amenities (kitchen, beach toys, wifi, tv, etc.) are all well thought out. Clearly the owner cares about the property. This rental is essentially a guest house located right behind one of the larger villa style houses. The backyard is really nice as well, and very private.
Proximity to the beach (right across the street from a relatively private strip of Anini beach) is fantastic and cannot be understated. Presumably, you're thinking of renting this place for the beach and it will not disappoint - it is beautiful.. This area is especially good for younger kids (we brought along our 6, 4 and an 18 mo. old) because Anini beach has a large reef that prevents the surf from reaching the beach. Consequently, the water is both very calm (like a lake) and really shallow. The snorkeling is reasonable, lots of fish to see, but the coral isn't the prettiest.
Not really many things to complain about with this rental. As some of the other reviews have mentioned, there is no AC. There are many fans provided though. Personally, I like feeling the humidity, I'm visiting to experience that climate in full.
To summarize: This is an amazing place.
Mark S.May 2019
The Hale was clean and everything was as stated. Quiet and peaceful, Little road traffic on week days, Right across the road from Anini beach with magnificent views and shady trees. The beach was uncrowded and wonderful. Great Views of Kilauea Pt light and fantastic sunsets.
Fresh fish every night at the Blue Dolphin Market in Hanalei.
Big Tim's Burger at the Hanalei Gourmet is the Bomb, when washed down with cold Mai Tais.
We would definitely stay there again.
Power was off for two nights we were there and wasn't restored till the next day, but that was on KUIC not the owners. Internet was also spotty and didn't work consistently, So if you must work, have internet etc, need Netflix to survive.., you may want to check first.
Mahalo Nui Loa
Lori T.May 2019
We loved Anini Ohana Hale! The house is beautifully decorated and comfortable. The beds were very comfy! We loved the “shower with a view”! It was a treat! The beach access was great too! Far enough away from the public access to keep it quiet and uncrowded. We loved snorkeling with the turtles! And loved being able to sit in the shade with your toes in the water!
I do have to admit that I missed AC....I know most houses don’t have it and it’s very expensive. The house did get hot in the afternoon if the winds were light and the sun was out. But all in all this house was great and had everything we needed! We grilled a great dinner one night and made breakfast every morning. Anini is special!
I would definitely come back if I’m lucky enough to do so.
Thank you for sharing your feedback, Lori! We're so glad you enjoyed a stay at this lovely ocean view cottage. Each room provides a ceiling fan to promote a fresh ocean breeze throughout the home, for a little extra cooling off after a long day of fun. We would love to host you again for another great vacation experience!
Neal W.Mar 2019
Great location. More spacious than I expected. We had an issue with wifi on the first day but the hosts sorted out.
britt k.Mar 2019
Home layout was spacious and offered privacy for all guests. Nice size kitchen and living for communal spaces. We played games on the low coffee table and ate ice cream sandwiches on the deck. It was a lovely week. Road noise is minimal, and beach felt private even with a public beach park down the road.
Gregory B.Dec 2018
Quiet, close to the beach, clean and homey.
Shawna M.Oct 2018
We love Anini Beach so this location was perfect for us. The beach was right across the street and far enough away from the main parking lot that we practically had the beach to ourselves most days. This beach was perfect for our young kids because it is calm and really easy to snorkel. The house itself is very nice and the beds were comfortable. The house had every amenity we needed (and more) and it was such a pleasure to have beach gear, toys, a large washer and dryer. We also loved that we could use the gas grill outside. We were okay with no A/C but if we were to stay again we may look for a place with A/C just because having the windows open let in so many bugs and geckos. All the windows/doors are screened, but the bugs and geckos still manage to find their way in. We had an issue with a lot of bees in the master bath (which felt like an outdoor toilet/shower), but the property mgmt was quick to address the problem. Something to note is that this is a small house behind a larger house. We were lucky there were no guests in the front house during our stay, but I can imagine the noise could be an issue if everyone has their windows open and/or people are talking outside. The internet was ok, a little slow to stream off of devices, but it was nice to have the option of Apple TV.
Cecily F.Sep 2018
This rental is ideally located in the middle of the surf and beach hotspot Haleiwa—close to all kinds of restaurants ( especially close is the must-try bakery/sandwich shop, Waialua Bakery & Juice Bar, right next to the grocery store, and not very far from the beach—but at the same time, it is secluded, guiet and peaceful. Air conditioning was very welcome since it has been unusually hot (90+ in late Sept.). Many Hawaiian homes do not even have this comfortable perk! The kitchen is very well equipped for cooking dinner ‘at home’ or just making coffee and cereal. Beds are comfortable, and bedrooms quite large. Our only complaint is since it is tucked away, it is somewhat to find and the directions need updating. It was definitely worth this small annoyance and we very happily enjoyed our four nights here!
Robert G.Jul 2018
House's location to beach & remote but not.
Ray E.Sep 2017
Having a wonderful time. The home we are staying in is well appointed, equipped and has the things that let's us focus on our time on Kauai, not worry about the little things that can make a memorable trip not so memorable.