Makanui consists of seven buildings in the 70 acre Poipu Kai Resort, offering views of both mountains and ocean.  Makanui offers spacious Kauai vacation rentals with access to all the pools, tennis courts, and amenities the Poipu Kai Resort has to offer.   Vacation condos in Makanui are large, ranging in size from 1000 – 1700 sq ft and are situated almost exactly between Brennecke Beach and Shipwreck beach, near Poipu Beach Park. Makanui condos include vaulted ceilings, spacious layouts and private lanais to enjoy with several options: 1 bedroom 1 bath, 2BR/2B, and 2BR/2B plus a loft.

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Makanui 111

3 BR, Shipwrecks Beach, Koloa
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Makanui 221

2 BR, Shipwrecks Beach, Koloa
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Makanui 512

2 BR, Brenneckes Beach, Koloa
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Makanui 612

2 BR, Brenneckes Beach, Koloa

As a Suite Paradise guest at Poipu Kai Resort’s Makanui complex you’ll enjoy the carefree, beach resort lifestyle of a fine Hawaii hotel, while still relaxing in the spacious accommodations of a great Kauai resort rental condo.

Our Makanui accommodations at Poipu Kai Resort are carefully selected and maintained.  Makanui accommodations are well appointed, spacious 2-3 bedroom fully equipped with full size kitchen, washer and dryer, living room, dining area and private lanai.  Offering both garden and ocean view condos, these accommodations are centrally located within the Poipu Kai Resort, making it equal distance to popular Poipu beaches: Shipwrecks Beach, Brennecke Beach and Poipu Beach Park.

The Makanui complex offers a beautiful pool set within a tropical garden setting along with community gas barbecue grills.

For additional information on Makanui and Poipu Kai Resort, view the Kauai Vacation Rentals Comparison Chart comparing features of our resorts at Poipu Beach, such as beach access, resort size, resort amenities, condo size and more.

View a Poipu Kai Resort map reflecting the location of the Manualoha complex within the Poipu Kai Resort, including access to sandy beaches, restaurants, shopping, golf courses and more.

Fully equipped kitchen

Range with oven

Refrigerator with freezer


Coffee Maker


Eating & cooking utensils

Bath & beach towels

Bed linens

Hairdryer in master bathroom


Ironing board

Washer & dryer

DVD player

Stereo with CD player

Cable television

Complimentary wireless internet

Private lanai

Makanui swimming pool

Poipu Kai swimming pool

Poipu Kai jacuzzi

8 Poipu Kai tennis courts *fee applies

Community gas barbecue grills