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The Kauai Guide

The island for nature lovers, hikers and couples seeking intimacy and local Hawaiian lifestyle.

Kauai didn’t earn the name Garden Island by accident. It has a full range of climates and topography and is covered in lush green valleys, climbing to majestic sharp mountain tops and vast canyons. Countless outdoor activities nestled along beautiful rivers, hiking trails scaling above sapphire blue waters and hidden treasures only accessible by sea or air. If you love a simpler and more nature filled life, Kauai is for you.

Where to Stay

St Regis Princeville 
Nested along the beachfront cliffs of a golf resort community, the St Regis is one of the most iconic destinations in Kauai overlooking beautiful Hanalei and majestic Mamalahoa Mountain. Each room offers an obstructed view whether you are seeking an elevated vantage point or poolside beach access. View on Google.

Grand Hyatt Poipu 
Known for its legendary snorkelling just steps off the beach, Poipu is a MUST see while you are on Kauai and the Grand Hyatt absolutely lives up to its name… Grand. This resort offers every amenity you would need and is located perfectly for quick access to all the key destinations of Kauai. View on Google.

Kauai Beach Resort 
Kapaa has a feel of a Southern California surf-town with the charm of a simpler time. Conveniently located near the center point of all the iconic Kauai activities, Kauai Beach Resort provides a private beach experience that you can use to hub from to experience the water activities of Kapaa to the West and explore the awe inspiring mountains of the North Shore and Na Pali Coast. View on Google.

Where to Eat

Dolphin Sushi Hanalei
You haven’t had sushi until you have had it directly from an island fish market. Serving only the freshest catches, Dolphin Sushi is a local staple and has locations in both historic Hanalei and beachside in Poipu. View on Google.

Keoki’s Paradise Poipu
Dining in an immersive island paradise is what you can expect at Keoki’s. The food is as fresh as it gets, and the open format allows you to soak in the relaxing tropical air while you work your way through the courses. View on Google.

Sam’s Ocean View Restaurant Kapaa
The epitome of a nostalgic beachside diner is the experience Sam’s has captured. With a global array on the menu, you will be sure to find something for any pallet all while dining open air with a panoramic beach view. View on Google.

Where to Shop

Workshop by MachineMachine
This local vintage store has made quite an impact on the fashion scene on the island. Blending styles from several generations, you are sure to find a one-of-a-kind treasure to remind you of all your island fun memories. View on Google.

Blu Umi in Eleele
Capturing local island style and modern fashion, Blu Umi is a great place to find something you will want to wear back home to share your romantic Kauai escapades. View on Google.

Shops at Kukui’ula
An open air mall, this destination has a wide array of shops from iconic surf brands like Hurley and Billabong as well as local fashion stores carrying styles unique to Hawaii. View on Google.

Best Place to Watch The Sunset

The Princeville Bar at St Regis
With a nightly champagne cheers at sunset, this panoramic view nestled in the cliffs of the St Regis resort is the perfect vantage point to capture images of Hanalei and Mamalahoa Mountain. View on Google.

Perfect Picnic Spot

Salt Pond Beach Park
Offering direct beach access and operational salt ponds, there is no shortage of views and secluded spots to set up an intimate picnic and experience local life. View on Google.

Date Night Idea

The drive past Princeville and down the emerald jungle and sweeping taro fields will drop you right in the middle of historic Hanalei. You can park anywhere along the main street and let your flip flops guide you as you explore local shops, wine bars, sushi and so much more. View on Google.

Places to get lost in

Na Pali Coast Hike
This hike can be as mild or challenging as you chose to make it with more than 14 miles or trails ascending the jagged cliffs into private waterfalls and hidden beaches. You will not find a more beautiful place to get lost with your love. View on Google.

Hidden Romantic Spot

Vintage Biplane Island Tour
Unlike the helicopter tours you will likely see while on the island, this is just for you and your love. With your goggles on a champagne in hand, you will take a low flying tour of the entire island while cuddled up just the two of you. View on Google.

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