Very Sweet Kauai Deals

Great Vacation Retreats is having a super summer blowout on Kauai vacation rentals. They’re offering a 25% discount on all available summer dates on all their rentals!!!

If you’re looking for an ultra luxury long term rental be sure to take a look at Mele Makani. This home is in the Seacliff Plantation area of Kilauea and features truly inspiring views.

Seacliff Plantation, Kilauea

Hanalei Bay Resort Deal Alert!

Have we got a deal for a you. Mention and get Hanalei Bay Resort Unit 5208 for only $99/night when you stay at least 5 nights. The deal is valid until December 15.

Hanalei Bay Resort Unit 5208

The Hanalei Bay resort in Princeville is one of Kauai’s premiere resorts with breathtaking views and a beautiful tropical setting. Their tennis facility is one of the best on Kauai. Puu Poa beach is situated below the resort.

Affordable Luxury on Kauai

Savvy travelers know vacation rentals offer the most affordable vacation experience. Would you believe it’s possible to stay in a luxury vacation home for about $50 pp?

The key to saving money is organizing a family vacation. Luxury homes usually have many bedrooms and utilizing those bedrooms is the key to realizing savings.

Take Hale Pakele, a luxury home in Princeville Kauai that offers outstanding value. The home typically rents for $250/night, and has 3 master bedrooms and a kids room. The home can sleep 6 adults and 4 children. That comes to around $50 for each adult when you include taxes and cleaning fees. The kids stay for free!

Hale Pakele - Affordable Luxury in Princeville, Kauai
Hale Pakele - Affordable Luxury in Princeville, Kauai

Having a fabulous kitchen to cook in will help you save even more. Just load up on groceries at Costco when you arrive, or better yet, get fresh produce at a nearby farmers market.

Powerful Waves at the Queen’s Bath

Following up on our previous post about Ocean Safety, we thought we’d share some pictures of what the Queen’s Bath looks like when 25 ft waves hit the coastline.

The power of the ocean can be mesmerizing, and some people feel the urge to experience that energy by getting close to it, despite the obvious (in this case) danger.

The Queen's Bath, Kauai, on normal day
The Queen's Bath on a day with small waves, but about the maximum safe size (click for big picture)

The following pictures (the 2nd set of three) were taken about 20 yards behind the large photo shown above. The photographer stood at the tree line, ready to grab onto a tree. The man in the first set of photos was eventually knocked over. Fortunately the jagged lava rocks charged a minimal fee of only a few ounces of blood to keep him put on the rocks. Note the Queen’s Bath isn’t even discernible anymore, completely over-run by water.

Big Wave at the Queen's Bath

A Big Wave at the Queen's Bath

A Big Wave at the Queen's Bath
Lucky this Time
The man in these pictures stood about 5 yards from the treeline, relying on the photographer to tell him when to make a run for it.
Queen's Bath Big Wave
Raw Power Approaches
Queen's Bath Big Wave
This is bad
Queen's Bath Big Wave