Destination guide

The charming area of Kauai awaits your stay

The beaches and waterfalls provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Kauai. Travellers to this romantic city praise the hiking, snorkelling and kayaking. Take in top local attractions such as Waimea Canyon and Na Pali Coast State Park. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Kauai

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Travellers enjoy Kauai for its hiking, snorkelling and kayaking. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Kauai a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princeville Golf Course (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Makai Golf Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Kauai Mini Golf (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Smith Family Garden Luau (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Kukuiolono Golf Course (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Wailua Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kauai

Travellers speak highly of Kauai for its snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kauai

Travellers love Kauai for its island views and beautiful waterfalls. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kauai is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waimea Canyon (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Na Pali Coast State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Hanalei Bay (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Limahuli Garden and Reserve (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Lydgate Beach Park (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Polihale State Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Kauai

The nearest airport is in Lihue, HI (LIH), located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Kauai?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,193 holiday rentals near Kauai. From 847 Houses to 2,538 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kauai for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kauai?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kauai. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Princeville: 1,581 holiday rentals
  • Poipu: 1,534 holiday rentals
  • Hanalei: 1,874 holiday rentals
  • Kapaa: 2,532 holiday rentals
  • Haena: 1,497 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kauai! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kauai?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kauai with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Princeville: 1,581 holiday homes
  • Hanalei: 1,874 holiday homes
  • Kapaa: 2,532 holiday homes
  • Haena: 1,497 holiday homes
  • Anahola: 2,370 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kauai?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Kauai. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ninini Point Lighthouse: 2,601 holiday rentals
  • Kilohana Plantation: 4,079 holiday rentals
  • Na Pali Coast State Park: 1,596 holiday rentals
  • Koke'e State Park: 1,600 holiday rentals
  • Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens: 2,597 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kauai listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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