Vacation season is just around the corner! And if you are feeling “Islandy”, Kauai Hawaii is an amazing place to visit. There’s so much to look forward to; its amazing array of hotels, restaurants and beautiful tourist locations are just some of the few benefits of this tourist destination. You are guaranteed to have an amazing experience on this Island if you plan properly with the right information. I’ve compiled several lists of destinations locations, hotels, and foods to try out while you’re vacationing in Kauai.
Hotels To Stay In Kauai
This is certainly the first thing on your mind when you plan your vacation. If you’re not getting a full package from a tour provider, there are a few places you may want to try out. It is best you book ahead too.
Accommodation In The North Shore
- Beachfront Private Villa
- Club Wyndham Bali Hai Villas
- Makai Club Resort
Accommodation In The South Shore
- Kauai Manualoha
- Sheraton Kauai Resort Villas
- Hale Minoaka
Accommodation on the West Side
- The West Inn Kauai
- The Nene Nest
- Sheraton Kauai Resort Villas
Amazing Sites To Visit In Kauai Hawaii
If you’re like me and love to explore new places during vacation time, then you will find this list very helpful. Here are some amazing spots on the Island you can visit.
Breathtaking is the only word that comes to mind while staring at the beautiful and adventure-filled valleys of the North Shore. Soaking up the beauty of the North Shore will have you feeling like an explorer in no time! The North Shore is home to the Hanalei town. This area is filled with so many amazing people and rich cultures that you may never finish exploring. The weather is unpredictable in this region, so be sure to pack appropriately.
The West side of Kauai feels like an isolated world from other parts of the Island. There are so many landmarks and historical objects to explore that are mostly kept alive by the locals. For instance, the Waimea Canyon which is also known to many people all over the world as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” is also found in the West side. For an unbelievably captivating experience, this is one place you must visit.
If you decide to remain south of Kauai, there’s also so much to explore in that region. There are pristine beaches, beautiful valleys, and relaxing spots where you could have romantic dates with your better half of the family. Many people decide to remain in the South side of Kauai because of its stable weather. The main towns in this region include Omao, Lawai, Poipu, Old Koloa Town, and Kalaheo.
Things To Do On Your Vacation In Kauai
If you’re up for some adventure, there are so many activities lined up for you to enjoy during your vacation on this Island. Some of them include.
- Hiking in the Kauai Mountains
- Visiting Kauai beaches.
- Fishing Charter Tours
- Going on a Helicopter tour of Kauai.
- Exploring the coast of Na Pali using a boat.
- Exploring the mountains by going tubing.
- Visiting Wailua Falls, and
- Exploring The Waimea Canyon.
Restaurants To Check Out In Kauai
Food is an important part of the culture to the locals in Kauai. Therefore, restaurants in Kauai offer some of the best cuisines you can get anywhere else in the world. Some of the best restaurants to try out in Kauai include the Shrimp Station, Island Taco, Lappert’s, Kauai Juice Co, Koloa Road in Lawai, Tidepools at the Hyatt, Da Crack, Piazza, AMA Restaurant, Hanalei Bread Company, Holy Grail Donuts, and Akamai Juice Company, among others.
As of March 26th, COVID restrictions for travellers to Kauai have been eased. Neither proof of vaccination nor COVID testing is required anymore, while the Safe Travels Program is no longer in force. Masks on buses and air carriers have become optional, but it is best to stay safe for your sake and that of others. Meanwhile, if you do feel sick during your trip, there’s free COVID-19 testing in different health centers, including the War Memorial Convention Hall. For more details on this, you can check https://www.kauai.gov/COVIDTest.