Koa Kea Hotel & Resort
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Wednesday the 15th of May saw us Island hop to Kauai Island. The most northern of the Hawaii Islands and one of the more rural and quieter island. After our fun with the green mustang we couldn't resist and did it again. This time we upgraded to a red one, they go faster.
After a nice 20 minute drive we arrived at our resort, Koa Kea. It …
... When we were picking up the rental car we noticed chickens in the car lot. A bit odd, but hey maybe they were someones pets. Nope, there are chickens everywhere on the island. Along the road, by the beach, by stores...pretty much everywhere. At Costco the sign in the outdoor snack bar read "Please don't feed the chickens or the birds". So, the chickens also figured out that Costco is a great place for a cheap lunch. I haven't seen ...
... access...I see a little hint of a clearing in the bushes, let's try that? A very short walk through some low trees (no sand dunes at all I might add) and find ourselves on a large beach with some cliffs off to the right: Maha'ulepu (Gillin's)! Finally!
Now we're getting a bit warm and we're disappointed we didn't wear our suits because, although I read Maha'ulepu had rough surf it seems calm enough for a quick dip. OH well, now we know for ...
... we still managed to have a great time. Starving we headed back to Princeville making a stop at Hanalei village to check out some cute little local shops. We then had late lunch of few Thai dishes at Lotus Garden followed by ice cream from Lappert's. Mommy really liked lilikoi flavored one. Surprisingly I preferred the caramel macadamia scoop even thought I normally prefer fruit flavors. We then made another stop at Foodland to pick up few ...
The palm trees wave over the huge hotel pool, fountains spray water at bathers, the sea is but ten steps away in a secluded safe cove with the most vicious undertow I have experienced. We are sat on a balcony overlooking the pool, a gentle breeze fans my typing fingers and it is hard to imagine a nicer place to sit and write elegant prose for the delectation of our readers.
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