Hotels in Kauai

Kaua’i, the Garden Island, is the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands. Known for its stunning beaches, steep mountains, lush tropical greenery, and laid back people. This is the most relaxed island in Hawaii. It’s a popular honeymoon destination with some wonderful 5 star resorts. But Kauai is also a great family holiday destination.

Our Top Hotel Picks on Kauai

Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences

Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences

Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences offers 5-star accommodation. The resort is right next to the ocean, rooms are 2, 3 or 4 bedroom so it’s great for families and groups. Located in Lihue, 450 m from the beautiful Kalapaki Beach.

Marriott Kauai Lagoons

Less than a mile from from Kalapaki Beach, on Kauai’s southeast. Marriott Kauai Lagoons offers villas with stunning views and private balconies. The hotel has a great pool and a jacuzzi. Popular with families the accommodation is either 2 or 3 bedrooms.

Kauai Beach Resort & Spa

Popular with families Kauai Beach Resort & Spa offers 3 restaurants and bars, 4 pools, a waterslide and 2 hot tubs. It’s great for kids. The resort is a massive 25 acres so there is plenty of room for families to play.

The Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue

The Royal Sonesta Kaua’i Resort Lihue

The Beachside Royal Sonesta Kaua’i Resort Lihue is next to Kalapaki Bay and adjacent to Kauai Lagoons Golf Club. There’s a huge outdoor pool, 5 restaurants and an excellent spa. This is one of the top resorts on the Garden Island.

The Lodge at Kukui’ula

The Lodge at Kukui’ula

Located in Koloa, The Lodge at Kukui’ula, a Destination by Hyatt Residence is very luxurious 5 star accommodation in the form of 1, 2 or 3 bedroom bungalows. The Lodge has a great pool, offer waters sports and has great golf course views. And of course there’s a great restaurant too. This is luxurious lodge is perfect for an upmarket family vacation.

1 Hotel Hanalei Bay Kauai

1 Hotel Hanalei Bay

1 Hotel Hanalei Bay is one of the best resorts in Hawaii. Located right on the beach on Kauai’s beautiful Napali Coast, this luxury 5-star hotel offers an exceptional golf course, and a great outdoor pool with a swim-up bar. There is also a spa, 2 excellent restaurants. The views from this hotel are some of the best you will find anywhere. Rooms are very luxurious.

Whalers Cove in Poipu Kauai

Whalers Cove in Poipu

These luxurious 2 bedroom beachside apartments have wonderful views. Each apartment comes with a decent kitchen and the shops are only a short walk away. There’s a great pool a lovely gardens. This is an excellent

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas Kauai

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas

Perched on a cliff in Princeville, on Kauai’s north shore The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort offers spacious villas with kitchen and laundry facilities. There are 3 pools including a kids pool with a waterslide. The resort offers a free shuttle to nearby attractions and shops.

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa is one of the largest resorts in Hawaii. The resort features a golf course, tennis courts, horse riding, and water sports. There’s also an enormous pool complex with waterslides, waterfalls, a volleyball area, and best of all there’s and adult only area too. Grand Hyatt Kauai also offers 7 restaurants onsite so you’re sure to find something to please the entire family.

Hanalei Colony Resort Kauai

Hanalei Colony Resort

If you’re looking for a more secluded resort well away from the crowds then Hanalei Colony Resort is the perfect place. Located a mile from Tunnels (the best snorkeling spot on Kauai) it’s a great resort for active couples. A quick word of warning THIS RESORT HAS NO TV’S IN THE ROOMS. It does however have a restaurant and bar, and an authentic Hawaiian feel.

Sheraton Kauai Resort Villas

Sheraton Kauai Resort Villas

This resort is located near Kiahuna Beach. Sheraton Kauai Resort Villas offers luxurious one or two bedroom villas. There are two outdoor pools as well as a restaurant and bar.

Sheraton Kauai Resort

Sheraton Kauai Resort

Sheraton Kauai Resort is located at Kiahuna Beach in front of the Sheraton Kauai Resort Villas. Facilities are shared between the two properties, but if you want beachfront book at the resort.

Koloa Landing Resort at Po'ipu, Autograph Collection

Koloa Landing Resort at Po’ipu, Autograph Collection

Koloa Landing At Poipu Beach is located on the southern tip of Kauai. The resort features 2 large outdoor pools and 4 restaurants. All suites have a full kitchen as well as floor-to-ceiling windows, and large balconies many with views of the ocean. 

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort

Located on the east coast of Kauai Island, the Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort is right on Coconut Beach. There are 3 restaurants on site. Rooms are generously sized, with private balconies. Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort also offers a luxurious spa.

Koa Kea Resort on Poipu Beach

Located on Poipu Beach on Kauai’s south end, Koa Kea Resort features luxurious rooms with great balconies. There’s a pool and a hot tub, as well as a spa. While the onsite dining options include a restaurant and a poolside bar. This is a great affordable hotel for couples on Kauai.