Castle Makahuena at Poipu
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- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Hot tub
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
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... of the Allerton Gardens.
The gardens were created by Robert Allerton, a wealthy Chicagoan, who was the son of a banker and self-made millionaire. Robert loved to travel and loved plants and art. The land the gardens sit on were at one time owned by Queen Emma of Hawaii, then by a Scottish family that used it for a sugar mill operation. In the 1930's Robert purchased the property, and with his lifetime companion, John, ...
... cooled and the humidity declined. The trees were a darker green and tended toward redwood, eucalyptus, pine and other evergreen. It felt more like the foothills in Northern California than Kauai. Past the 15 mile mark, we stopped and the Natural History Museum, which had exhibits showing the entire canyon and discussed the local wildlife and vegetation. In front of the museum is a huge meadow that is the beginning of the camping area for visitors ...
... in the ocean, and I also remembered that storms in Hawaii tend to pass quickly. If you don't like the rain, wait ten minutes. And about ten minutes later, the rain passed and the sun came back out again.
At around 2:30pm we dried off, changed, and got back in the car in search of lunch. In Hanalei we stopped at the Dolphin Restaurant, which has a sit down restaurant and a fish shop in the back. We weren't in the mood for a sit-down lunch, so we went ...
... Tour instead. Sounded great to me. I would get to see some of the island along with some of its more memorable locations! A place for me on the tour was confirmed within the hour. How's that for service :) However, it was now time for my first adventure on Kauai. Well, perhaps more a relaxing ride; a river cruise up the Wailua River to the Fern Grotto, followed by a traditional Hawaiian Luau at Smith Family Garden, which Debbie ...
Once again facing a stormy forecast we decided to do our one time big breakfast at the Kalaheo Cafe just 15 minutes down the road, which was outstanding as always. However, all the weather action was overnight, when it was extremely windy and rainy. By the time we were finishing our breakfast, the ...