|Kiahuna Plantation in Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii|
Situated on 35 acres of beautifully maintained gardens punctuated with great expanses of green lawn, the Kiahuna Plantation and The Beach Bungalows condominium resort fronting Poipu Beach is spread over what was once part of Hawaii’s oldest sugar plantation and is now the largest condo resort on the island. The two- and three-story plantation-style buildings each hold six to eight individually owned units, which are furnished in wicker and dark wood and cooled by overhead fans. Some, of course, are closer to the ocean than others, but all are within convenient walking distance. All have a full kitchen, laundry facilities, a TV, and a large private lanai. This property is a good choice for families with young children, especially the units that are set back from the beach and open onto an expanse of grass. I love the early morning birdsong.
|Plantation Gardens restaurant at Kiahuna Plantation in Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii|
Plantation Gardens restaurant
|Moir Cacti Gardens at Kiahuna Plantation in Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii|
Guests and non-guests alike can take a free self-guided tour of the resort’s unusual, very old Moir Cacti Gardens. It is rough around the edges and in need of some tender loving care, but still a delight to walk through.
|orchid garden at Kiahuna Plantation in Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii|
A colorful orchid garden located just outside the restaurant is also a pleasure to visit.
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