Embrace Coastal Living in Poipu, Kauai

Embrace Coastal Living in Poipu, Kauai

  • Jody Kjeldsen
  • 01/29/24

Nestled on the sunny south shore of Kauai, Poipu is an idyllic destination offering pristine beaches, revered cultural landmarks and breathtaking trails. The scenic 20-minute drive from Lihue airport to Poipu treats travelers to the enchanting 'Tunnel of Trees,' a captivating gateway to the South Shore, before arriving at Old Koloa Town, the historic home of Hawaii's first sugar mill.

Poipu invites you to indulge in the beauty of nature and the joy of coastal living. Whether you're a water sports enthusiast, a golf and tennis aficionado, or a lover of outdoor adventures, this area offers an endless array of activities to captivate your heart. Immerse yourself in the rhythm of the waves as you swim, sail, surf, and dive in the crystal-clear waters. Explore the untouched beauty of remote areas by foot, kayak, horseback, or bike, and discover the treasures of this enchanting destination. Indulge in the charm of the local villages, savor the flavors of fabulous restaurants, and experience the genuine aloha spirit that defines the small-town warmth of the south shore.

This breathtaking locale is home to a collection of the island's finest hotels, resorts, vacation rentals, and residential homes, providing the perfect base camp for residents and visitors. Poipu's central location on the island also provides convenient access to neighboring communities like Kalaheo, Hanapepe, Waimea, and Koke'e, and makes for effortless day trips to the north shore.

One of the more popular areas of the Poipu community is the Poipu Kai Resort Area—a collection of residential neighborhoods and condominium complexes located on the east side of Poipu and connected by a greenbelt and walking path that leads to beaches in both directions. These neighborhoods share an association and amenities. All of the properties located in Poipu Kai are a short walk to Shipwreck’s Beach, Poipu Beach Park, Brennecke’s Beach, and the beautiful Mahalepu Trail.

Visitors and residents alike are drawn to the walkability and convenience of the Poipu Kai Resort area.  Poipu Kai also offers a diversity of activities, including hiking, surfing, horseback riding, body surfing, and of course golfing at the world famous Poipu Bay Golf Course. Restaurants are also within easy walking distance.

The real estate in Poipu Kai is equally diverse, offering cottages, classic plantation homes, spacious vacation rental homes and a large collection of condominiums.

Currently listed in the Bay View neighborhood of Poipu Kai is a four-bedroom, three bath, single story home located just steps from the popular greenbelt. This home has recently undergone an extensive renovation, which included the kitchen, great room, all three bathrooms and each bedroom. The home is located in one of Kauai's Visitor Destination Areas is currently a legal and successful vacation rental.

The home features new flooring throughout, four air-conditioned bedrooms, a large lush tropical garden, which is fenced and big enough to accommodate a pool, and is powered by 18 solar panels.

If Kauai's South Shore destination of Poipu sounds like the perfect place for you, there are numerous options to choose from. Contact Susan or Jody today for a private showing or to discuss the current market.  

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