Spacious Kauai Island Vacation Rentals with Luxe Amenities
Stepping in your front door you will immediately be floored by the grandeur of our 4-bedroom Kauai vacation rentals by owner. The entry way opens into an expansive living room with high vaulted ceilings, warm wood accents, a dual staircase, and towering panoramic windows letting in plenty of natural light and affording incredible views of the surrounding tropical gardens. This incredible house boasts not one but two master suites. Each features a deluxe California King bed, private lanai, and a large en suite bathroom decorated in contemporary style with tile floors, marble vanities, and brand new fixtures (one even has a Jacuzzi tub). The third bedroom has twin beds while the fourth features a full-size bed with an additional twin trundle bed. A small office provides privacy for those who can’t escape reality completely, and a small day bed means it can be converted to a fifth bedroom if needed.
Our Kauai Island vacation rentals feature living areas on both levels, each complete with comfortable island-style furnishings, home theater systems, and gorgeous views. Upstairs is the gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and modern appliances. Beautiful wood accents invites the family to gather around the island bar while you make a meal together, and the outdoor dining area on your covered wrap-around lanai is the perfect evening gathering spot. For your convenience, special “creature comfort” amenities like a large BBQ grill, laundry, bicycles, and beach equipment are included.
Experience Kaua’i History
There are many, many things to learn about Kaua’i, from the immigrants who’ve so dramatically shaped the island to the ancient communities whose foods and customs are still alive within modern Hawaiian culture.
The Koloa Trail gives you a great starting point on your history tour of Kaua’i. Along this 10-mile trail, you’ll visit 14 sites that teach you about the sugar economy of Kaua’i’s past, about the immigrants who shaped modern Hawaii and even about prehistoric Kaua’i’s ecology. Among other stops along the trail, you’ll view an ancient fossil bed and popular birdwatching site, the site of an ancient Hawaiian temple, and the 1871 birthplace of Prince Kuhio, who was known as the “People’s Prince.”
More to See and Explore on Kauai
While the history of the island is sure to fascinate, this vacation destination provides a vast myriad of opportunities when it comes to seeing, exploring and enjoying the island to the fullest. Whether you’re a traveler with a heart for adventure, someone who prefers moments connected with nature or a foodie that looks for fantastic new locales wherever they roam, Kauai promises to have something for everyone who heads this direction.
Waimea Canyon Lookout
Referred to fondly as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, the Waimea Canyon lookout is sure to be a crowd-pleaser amongst those travelers that can’t get enough of stunning scenery, thrilling views and options to lace up the boots and hike a trail or two. Plan on dedicating about a half-day to reaching the canyon lookout by vehicle with time set aside for ample viewing as well. The canyon can easily be accessed off of Highway 550 and is located within the greater Waimea Canyon State Park. Make sure to take advantage of the many pull-overs that are provided along the way and offer up some great shots for amateur and professional photographers alike. As a helpful note, this area doesn’t provide much in the way of food stops, so it’s advisable to pack plenty of water and snacks for a day spent out discovering the Waimea Canyon lookout.
Hanalei Wildlife Refuge
When you’re ready to get up close with some of the animals and native plants that call this island home, head over to Hanalei Wildlife Refuge for the day and prepare to be inspired. Situated within the pristine Hanalei River Valley, this stop isn’t far from either Hanalei or Princeville. While the views offered up by this refuge are sure to amaze, those visitors looking for a closer or more unique look might be interested in booking a horseback riding tour through the refuge or making the most of a kayaking trip along the Hanalei River.
Dine at Kauai Ono
When you’re in the mood for a fantastic farm to table dining experience in Kauai, a stop at Kauai Ono is bound to be a great idea. Located along Kuhio Highway near Princeville, this savor stop offers up an outdoor dining experience complete with rustic charm and 5-course dining options for $70 per person that features the best of local dishes. Sit back, relax and savor the flavors of the island when you set your sights on Kauai Ono.
When you’re looking for that savory Kauai locale where you can sit back in a relaxed environment and enjoy farm to table fare alongside savory tropical juice options, Hanalei Taro & Juice Co. is the place to be. This family-owned operation is, in fact, the work of six generations of family farmers working hand in hand to provide a fresh, organic and economically beneficial dining experience to those who value authentic regional flavors with a focus on healthy living. This restaurant first opened in 2000 and has continued to grow in popularity ever since. Guests who make their way this direction can enjoy everything from Kalua pork tacos to Taro smoothies to poi bowls and BBQ Kalua sandwiches that are sure to hit the spot. The service is friendly and the flavors are one of a kind when you dine with family and friends at Hanalei Taro & Juice Co. in Kauai.
If you’re more in the mood for something sweet to treat the taste buds to, make your way to Holy Grail Donuts at 5-5100 Kuhio Avenue to pick up a delicious donut accompanied by an iced coffee or tea upon request. Hailed as the original taro donut, this stop is sure to be a hit with travelers of all ages! Holy Grail Donuts uses fresh and local ingredients to create one of a kind flavor that’s definitely hard to beat. This delightful donut shop is open Wednesday through Sunday between 7:00 am and 1:00 pm.
After, or perhaps even in the middle of a day of Kauai adventure, it’s likely that you might find yourself craving a drink to rival the beauty of your surroundings. When this is the case, making time to unwind at Driftwood Bar & Grill is sure to be a satisfying choice. This casual and welcoming drink stop is integrated into the greater Kauai Beach Resort located at 4331 Kauai Beach Drive. This bar enjoys a beautiful oceanfront location that invites guests to come in and order up their favorite tropical drink while equally taking time to savor the view. Looking to really cool off? Order up a shaved ice and pay homage to your childlike self while savoring the flavors of the island in fun style! No matter how you plan on spending your time in Kauai, guests who make their way this direction can rest easy knowing that the island hosts a variety of flavorful stops that are fun to experience and enjoy for yourself. Try one or try them all while you’re here. Even if you miss out on one or two, it will only work as inspiration to return to the island sooner rather than later!
Arrived Now is the premier purveyor of independent Kauai Island vacation rentals by owner. With more than 15 years’ experience in the industry, we thrive because of our dedication to provide exceptional service, incredible value, and exceptional luxury. Only offering rentals in the top resorts on Kaua‘i, you won’t have to pay through the nose for world-class resort experiences. Our advanced search engine helps you find the perfect Kauai Island vacation rentals for your next vacation, from oceanside condos to fairway villas on championship golf courses to private bungalows on pristine beaches. Plus, booking direct through our website means we can pass incredible savings on to you. Contact us today to start planning your perfect island getaway and ask for details on the island’s best activities, attractions and events!