Resorts, Cottages and More... on Kauai

Lose yourself in the natural beauty. Take in the lush greenery. Inhale the fresh air. Kauai is the tropical centerpiece of Hawaii, full of outdoor activities, attractions and culture. But after your adventurous day where should you rest your head at night? Read on to learn more about the accommodation offers in Kauai.

Kauai has five major resort areas:

  • North Shore: This idyllic setting is highlighted by majestic mountains, wide-open pasturelands, quaint communities, and the beautiful Hanalei Bay and includes the areas of Princeville and Hanalei.
  • East: Once the favored area of Hawaiian royalty, the Royal Coconut Coast runs 10 miles along Kauai’s east side. Today, it is home to one of the largest variety of accommodations, shops, and historical sites on the island.
  • Lihue: Overlooking the island major seaport, Kauai’s gateway city is home to Wailua Falls, the Kauai Museum, shopping centers and the airport.
  • South Shore: Poipu Beach boasts some of the most spectacular snorkeling and other watersport sites on Kauai. Old Koloa Town offers a glimpse of the island’s sugar plantation history and is filled with eclectic shops.
  • West: This area is filled with old-fashioned plantation-style towns that used to dominate the islands. Waimea and Hanapēpē are charming towns with an affinity for art.


Among the areas, accommodations range from luxurious resort hotels to spacious condos, quaint cottages, charming bed and breakfasts, and vacation rentals. Rates and locations are equally varied with the majority of properties located along the coastline. The major resorts offer on-site restaurants and shops, as well as pool and beach facilities, tennis courts, golf courses, and often a spa or fitness center.

Several of the condominium complexes provide hotel-quality services, such as on-site restaurants, house keeping, guest activities, and entertainment. Whatever you decide, you will enjoy life in paradise!

Once you’ve settled in, explore Kauai’s beautiful beaches . Visit Kauai’s breathtaking natural wonders, from Waimea Canyon to the Napali Coast. Take a drive to Kauai’s small towns like HanapepeHanalei and Old Koloa Town to get a taste of local food and art. And after a long day, watch the sunset from the comforts of your “home away from” and recharge for another day of discovery on Kauai. Whether you’re staying in Kauai for the weekend or for an extended vacation, by the end, you will not want to leave.

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