Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Wailua

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Wailua. This relaxing city is known for its hiking, snorkelling and restaurants. Lydgate Beach Park and Princeville Golf Course are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Wailua

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking, snorkelling and swimming. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wailua a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princeville Golf Course (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Smith Family Garden Luau (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Wailua Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Puakea Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Kauai Mini Golf (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wailua

Travellers enjoy Wailua for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Wailua is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lydgate Beach Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Poipu Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Hanalei Bay (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Lae Nani Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Opaekaa Falls Overlook (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Wailua

Fly into Lihue, HI (LIH), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Wailua?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 804 holiday rentals near Wailua. From 598 Condos/Apartments to 37 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wailua for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wailua?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wailua:

  • Poipu: 1,475 holiday homes
  • Nawiliwili: 814 holiday homes
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 416 holiday homes
  • Hanalei Palms: 344 holiday homes
  • Kaiulani: 419 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wailua?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Wailua. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead: 3,976 holiday rentals
  • Hanalei Bay: 1,495 holiday rentals
  • Poipu Shopping Village: 2,443 holiday rentals
  • Princeville Golf Course: 2,411 holiday rentals
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club: 2,514 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wailua listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Wailua?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 598 Condos/Apartments in Wailua. Our other popular types of Wailua holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 37 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 52 holiday houses
  • Villas: 24 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wailua?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 701 holiday homes with pool available in Wailua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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