The pool area at Whalers Cove Resort on Kauai
The pool area at Whalers Cove Resort on Kaua'i

Best hotels and resorts to stay on Kaua’i

Stay everywhere from an oceanfront or plantation-style resort at Po‘ipū on the South Shore to a centrally-located property near Kapa‘a Town on the Coconut Coast

OUTRIGGER Kaua‘i Beach Resort

Centrally located between the island’s north and south shores on Nukoli‘i Beach at Līhu‘e, OUTRIGGER Kaua‘i Beach Resort has a lovely restaurant, Naupaka Terrace, a pool bar and lounge offering live music nightly. It also has a Hawaiian Rainforest Spa, daily sunrise yoga and weekly cultural activities such as lei-making, hula and ‘ukulele lessons.

outrigger.com

Kiahuna Plantation Resort Kaua‘i by OUTRIGGER

Kiahuna Plantation Resort Kaua‘i by OUTRIGGER has cottage-style condos on beautiful Po‘ipū Beach.

hawaiivacationcondos.outrigger.com

Waipouli Beach Resort Spa Kaua'i by OUTRIGGER
Waipouli Beach Resort Spa Kaua'i by OUTRIGGER

Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa Kaua‘i by OUTRIGGER

Oceanfront Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa Kaua‘i by OUTRIGGER has large, luxurious suites and a heated river pool that meanders through the resort with flumed waterslides and sand-bottomed whirlpool spas.

hawaiivacationcondos.outrigger.com

Lae Nani Resort Kaua‘i by OUTRIGGER

Beachfront Lae Nani Resort Kaua‘i by OUTRIGGER offers a charming ambience and a lava rock-protected swimming area, which is great for kids.

hawaiivacationcondos.outrigger.com

Whalers Cove Resort

Whalers Cove Resort is a small resort at Po‘ipū, around half an hour’s drive from the airport on the island’s South Shore. It has a range of two-bedroom single level condos and split-level townhouses spread across two buildings, with full-size kitchens and washer/dryers. The Resort has a heated pool, spa and barbecues and is just a few minutes’ walk to the calm Baby Beach, and seven minutes to the Shops at Kukui’ula. There’s also a grocery request service, so your fridge can be stocked before you arrive.

whalerscoveresort.com

The pool at Aston at Poipu Kai on Kauai
The pool at Aston at Po‘ipū Kai on Kaua'i

Aston at Po‘ipū Kai

Aqua-Aston Hospitality also has two plantation-style resorts on the island. Aston at Po‘ipū Kai has five pools, nine tennis courts and barbecue areas. It has a variety of one-to two-bedroom suites and two and four-bedroom homes, each with a full kitchen and washer/dryer.

aquaaston.com

Aston Islander on the Beach

Aston Islander on the Beach, on the east coast (known as the Royal Coconut Coast), is a peaceful retreat with an oceanfront pool, spas, barbecues and bike hire. It’s an easy walk to Coconut Marketplace, and around 10 minutes’ drive to Kapa‘a Town.

aquaaston.com

Castle Resorts & Hotels

Castle Resorts & Hotels also has several options to choose from. They include the boutique hotel The ISO at Kapa‘a on the east coast and the condominium-style properties Kaha Lani Resort, Makahuena at Po‘ipū and Po‘ipū Shores.

castleresorts.com

Read More