Welcome to the island of Kauai, Hawaii, USA. This six million year old island is the perfect place to lose yourself in lush tropical settings. Should slow and easy be your preferred speed on vacation, this is the island for you. Owner Direct has a fantastic selection of vacation rentals to help you sit back, relax and absorb the heritage and beauty of Kauai. Getting to Kauai is easy; it’s just a quick 20 minute flight by air from Honolulu.
Kauai has five distinct areas to explore, with several types of lodgings. Lihue is the island’s center for business and transportation. Kalapaki Beach is the place to be for sun bathing and swimming. Should you prefer something a little more active, there are two Jack Nicklaus designed 18-hole golf courses and 40 acres of freshwater lagoons and a wildlife sanctuary to explore. A vacation rental here keeps you close to the airport and all amenities.
South of the airport is the South Shore. Those who love to snorkel and swim will love it here. Awaken your senses with a visit to the National Tropical Botanical Garden, or make a visit to Kaipkapu, the lizard goddess, and hear her hiss from the lava tube that fishermen trapped her in eons ago. For accommodations try a condo rental or home rental in Koloa. Vacation rentals at Poipu beach are numerous and allow you to choose from luxurious homes on the Kiahuna golf course with private pool to vacation home rentals with stunning mountain and ocean views.
The West Side of Kauai is where Captain James Cook first landed in 1778. Lush rain forests and sunny stretches of beach are perfect for relaxing Hawaii-style. Not to be missed is the Waimea Canyon, described by Mark Twain as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. The views from here are said to be the most beautiful sights on the island.
Then there is the North Shore of Kauai. At the Napali Coast you will see cliffs that rise 4,000 feet above the ocean. Lumahai Beach is where they filmed the movie South Pacific. Should you like caves, this is the spot for you to explore. The Maniniholo Dry Cave is 300 yards deep and accessible by foot. The Waikanoloa Wet Cave, is underwater and can be explored by scuba divers. The North Shore is home to the City of Princeville, where you will find a wide variety of vacation rentals. Choose from studio rentals, condo rentals, resort rentals and home rentals. The accommodations on this lush tropical island are available for you to enjoy; beach views or garden views, we know you will love it here.
Last but not least is the Coconut Coast. Here you will find the village of Anahola as well as Kapaa and Wailua. There are many types of accommodation to choose from. Pick your favourite vacation rental from a home rental right on the beach, an ocean view condo rental, a resort rental or even a private home. Waterfalls, beaches, parks, mountains and ocean; it’s all right here on the Coconut Coast.
Come and explore Kauai in your perfect holiday home. Take in a round of golf, go sports fishing, take a coffee plantation tour or enjoy a luau. There’s so much to do and see here, you may decide to rent a car and explore the entire island. Just remember to take your time because, after all, you are on vacation!
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