Pu’uwai Design & Construction has designed this modern beach style house that blurs the lines between indoors and out, located on the south shore of Kauai, Hawaii. This home is the perfect blend of modern and traditional design. The use of natural wood and white board and batten paneling create the perfect mix of relaxed elegance.
The swimming pool features color changing lights that illuminates the pool blue, while pocketing glass doors provides a seamless indoor-outdoor transition. Outdoors, the lanai flooring is a porcelain gray tile while the teak furnishings are upholstered in brightly hued fabrics. An antique daybed was covered into a hanging bed near the main bedroom suite.
The exterior walls are white board and batten, the eaves and chunky rafters are an ebony stain and the material of the roof is rough sawn shake.
The dwelling boasts an indoor-outdoor design that welcomes in the lush tropical landscape and captivating ocean views.
What We Love: This Hawaii beach house features beautiful tropical style details throughout for a casual-luxe atmosphere. Indoor-outdoor living is promoted through sliding glass doors at every turn, inviting in fresh island breezes. We are loving the comfortable living spaces outdoors to relax and soak in the lush tropical landscape and ocean. We are especially loving the outdoor stone tub and waterfall shower, an invigorating experience that is the ultimate in relaxation.
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Above: In the kitchen, the island is teak with a Brittanicca Cambria countertop and a waterfall edge. The sleek modern stools are white leather with wooden legs.
Above: The floors are gray porcelain tile, while the walls and ceilings are white nickle gap paneling.
Above: The teak sliding glass doors opens the kitchen and dining area out to a tranquil courtyard garden where a stone water wall cascades into a small pool.
Above: In the dining room, a custom basket pendant light is suspended above a live edge monkey pod table.
Above: In the living room, the built-in media niche features paneled cabinet doors with a natural live edge top in Monkey pod wood. The feature wall is a sculptural 3-Dimensional Surface by Modular Arts. A cluster of wooden pendant lights hang on either side of the television.
Above: On the lanai gorgeous teak daybeds were imported from Bali featuring custom cushions and nautical-themed throw pillows.
Above: The swimming pool of this Hawaii beach house features an aqua lounge, built-in spa, and a swim up bar. The flooring is a gray ceramic tile and the pool coping is natural puka pavers. A covered kitchen offers alfresco dining and beautiful landscape views.
Above: The powder bath walls are covered in Phillip Jeffries glam grasscloth. A custom vanity is locally-sourced driftwood from the beach. The porcelain vessel and the wall-mounted faucet are from Kohler. The mirror is teak.
Above: The main bedroom was inspired by tropical villas from around the world. The white paneling matches the rest of the dwelling. The vaulted ceiling opens to the bathroom to create the feeling of a tropical villas. Behind the canopy bed is an open slat wall closet. This space offers indoor-outdoor living with the use of pocketing teak sliding glass doors.
Above: Just off the main bedroom, this outdoor shower provides a tropical garden escape. A natural stone tub is set on stone pavers. A waterfall shower was built into the lava rock privacy walls. A teak stool is the perfect spot to sit shower necessities.
Above: The outdoor shower is accessed from the main bathroom through a glass door. It can also be viewed through the indoor shower from a floor-to-ceiling glass wall.
Above: A frame-less glass door in the shower leads to a private garden courtyard and outdoor shower.
Above: This guest bedroom suite features a custom fabricated mango wood bed from Indonesia.
Above: This spa-like guest bathroom features glass tile in a calming sage green. Behind the freestanding tub are teak shutters that opens out to a private garden shower. Walls of lava rock are used as privacy walls for the custom stone waterfall shower.
Above: This surf themed bunk bedroom features teak ladders to access the top bunk. The bedding is by Martha Stewart in a palms print. On the accent wall, recycled teak boatwood. On the floor, the area rug is from West Elm, while the dresser was sourced from CB2.
PHOTOGRAPHER Ethan Tweedie Photography