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Places to stay on Kauai

Are you making Kauai a destination on your next trip to Hawaii? Kauai is known as “the Garden Isle”, a lush oasis 25 miles long and 33 miles wide. The island has some of the best (and most secluded) beaches in Hawaii.

Kauai is separated into four major areas. The South Shore includes Koloa, Lawai, and Poipu. The North Shore includes Princeville, Hanalei, and Kilauea. The East Coast includes Kapaa, Wailua and Lihue. The West Side is made up of Waimea and Hanapepe. When picking a hotel in Kauai you’ll want to consider family-friendly or romantic options, what sort of budget you want to spend, and which part of Kauai you want to stay in.

Once you choose a hotel in Kauai, make sure that you reserve all your airport to hotel transportation with SpeediShuttle. SpeediShuttle offers 11-passenger Mercedes-Benz shuttles to Kauai hotels

The Best Hotels in Kauai

Here are a few of our favorite hotels in Kauai:

Best Family-Friendly Hotels

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas - 3838 Wyllie Rd, Princeville, HI 96722
Vacation at The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas to enjoy our family- friendly villas, on-site restaurants and a kids club on the Kauai north shore. They offer an onsite restaurant and market, barbecue and picnic area, 4 outdoor pools with 3 hot tubs, and a fitness center with exercise classes and jogging routes. The also offer the Westin Family Kids Club and kid's activities. They offer half- and full-day sessions.

Marriott's Kauai Lagoons - Kalanipu'u - 3325 Holokawelu Way, Lihue, HI 96766
Marriott's Kauai Lagoons - Kalanipu'u offers villas, perfect for lounging and more. This premium resort offers an oceanfront location, award-winning service, and upscale vacation rentals all near local attraction like Fern Grotto, Huleia National Wildlife Refuge and Opaeka'a Falls. This family-friendly resort offers cultural events, a two-level pool, a fitness center and oceanfront fire pit.

Plantation Hale Suites - 525 Aleka Loop, Kapaʻa, HI 96746
Just minutes from the beach, the Plantation Hale Suites has rooms with kitchens, private balconies, flat-screen TVs and DVD players, complimentary Wi-Fi, and pull-out sofas. The resort has 3 outdoor pools, a beach access, shuffleboard courts, and picnic areas. Also, kids age 16 and under can stay at no charge with a parent or guardian.

Additional Family Hotels

  • Kiahuna Plantation & The Beach Bungalows - B, 2253 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756
  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa - 1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756
  • Kaua’i Marriott Resort - 3610 Rice St, Lihue, HI 96766
  • Princeville Resort - 5520 Ka Haku Rd, Princeville, HI 96722
  • Kauai Beach Resort - 4331 Kauai Beach Dr, Lihue, HI 96766
  • Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort - 2640 Puuholo Rd, Koloa, HI 96756

Best Couples Hotels

Kiahuna Plantation & Beach Bungalows Koloa - B, 2253 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756
Kiahuna Plantation & The Beach Bungalows sits on 5 acres of tropical paradise, filled with lawns and gardens with fragrant flowers. Located next to Poipu Beach, one of the South Shore’s and the United States’ best beach destinations. Fall in love at a Kiahuna Plantation condo. The resort also offers tennis courts, an outdoor pool and hot tub, and a restaurant/bar serving dinner and cocktails, private beach access and a picnic area with barbecue grills.

Waimea Plantation Cottages - 9400 Kaumualii Hwy, Waimea, HI 96796
Waimea Plantation Cottages offer a unique Hawaii vacation experience. The resort features 61 authentic 1900s plantation-style cottages located next to a beautiful black-sand beach. The resort also has a two-mile long walking beach, outdoor oceanfront pool, and picnic areas. Destination weddings and special events are also popular at the Waimea Plantation Cottages.

Kauai Beach Resort - 4331 Kauai Beach Dr, Lihue, HI 96766
Kauai is in the heart of Hawaii, and the Kauai Beach Resort is one of the best places to connect and discover Kauai’s rich cultural heritage. This beachfront resort offers traditional rooms, some with ocean views, and private balconies. They have four outdoor pools that include two waterfalls, a salon, a spa and a fitness center, nightly entertainment, and plenty of Hawaiian hospitality.

More Romantic Hotels

  • Hanalei Colony Resort - 5 7130 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, HI 96714
  • Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort - 650 Aleka Loop, Kapaʻa, HI 96746
  • Sheraton Kauai Resort - 2440 Hoonani Rd, Koloa, HI 96756
  • Princeville Resort - 5520 Ka Haku Rd, Princeville, HI 96722
  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa - 1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756
  • Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort - 2251 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756
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Kauai Tours

Let us show you our paradise on a guided tour of Kauai! We offer a much more intimate experience for travelers aboard smaller vehicles with local guides showcasing the wonders of the land and people of Hawai’i nei.