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Browse Our Luxury Beach-side Properties in Kauai and Santa Cruz

The Best Beach Houses has been providing memorable vacations since 2000. All of our homes are beautifully furnished and perfectly suited to every beach vacation need. Our Sand Dollar Beach homes just south of Santa Cruz, California are located directly on the beach. Our five Hawaii homes are in sunny Poipu on the garden isle of Kauai. All feature beautiful lanais with unobstructed ocean views, and are exceptionally well-equipped and maintained.

Please view each property’s website to learn more or to book your stay.


Santa Cruz, 789 Sand Dollar Beach

Santa Cruz, Sand Dollar Beach

Located in a private gated community, our light and airy Sand Dollar Beach home is just steps from the sand

  • Directly on the beach with private access; 2 oceanfront decks
  • 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms — sleeps 8! Ocean view from all rooms
  • Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, and fire ring included

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Alihi Lani 4, 2nd Floor End Unit

Alihi Lani 4, 2nd Floor End Unit

This home is fully air conditioned and features classic island style decor and 2 well-appointed master suites each with private baths

  • Spectacular views from 2nd floor unit
  • 2 master suites, accommodates up to 4; A/C throughout
  • Boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, and cooler provided

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Alihi Lani 5, 2nd Floor, Huge Lanai

Alihi Lani 5, 2nd Floor, Huge Lanai

Quiet and private, remodeled with upgraded furnishings throughout, this unit offers 2nd floor views with an oversized lanai

  • Beautiful lanai with both lounging and dining areas
  • 2 air conditioned master suites, sleeps up to 6 guests
  • Boogie boards, beach towels, chairs, totes, coolers

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Poipu Kapili 22, 2nd Floor, Ocean Views

Poipu Kapili 22, 2nd Floor, Ocean Views

Quiet and private, this unit offers 2nd floor views, fully remodeled complete with gorgeous furnishings

  • Only fully air conditioned unit at Poipu Kapili – living room and bedroom
  • Boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, and free snorkel rental
  • Sleeps 4 in master + queen sofa bed with built-in air mattress + 2 full bathrooms

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Visit all of our luxury vacation rentals:

  • Alihi Lani 4
    Alihi Lani 4 Kauai vacation rental
  • Alihi Lani 5
    Alihi Lani 5 Kauai vacation rental
  • Poipu Kapili 22
    Poipu Kapili 22 Kauai vacation rental
  • Sand Dollar Beach
    Sand Dollar Beach Santa Cruz vacation rental


    Cynthia Haines
    Phone: 650-940-1067 (CA) or 808-635-1823 (HI)
    Fax: 650-475-1885
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