Set amidst swaying palms, lush foliage and the sweet scent of tropical flowers, this 4-bedroom, 4,000 sq. ft. beachfront home has real ‘wow’ factor. With luxurious touches at every turn and mere steps to the beach, Simply Anini is located on Kauai’s North Shore. Floor-to-ceiling pocket doors in almost every room invites the outdoors in, while clean lines and neutral tones give a contemporary and seamless look to the interior. Comfortable, inviting shared and private spaces welcome every guest, along with the well-equipped kitchen, which itself enjoys a stunning ocean view.
Dubbed ‘The Grand Canyon of the Pacific’, this 14-mile-long, one-mile-wide, 3,600 feet deep geological wonder provides panoramic views of Kauai’s dramatic interior. Discover numerous trails here for beginners and seasoned hikers alike.
This iconic, mountainous shoreline spans some 17 miles along Kauai’s North Shore. There are many ways to explore it but the best views come by sea or air. Boat tours depart from Port Allen, and in the summer, guided kayaking trip bring you up-close.
This 3-weekend-long extravaganza is all about highlighting fresh, locally sourced ingredients from land and sea. Spanning across 4 islands, including Kauai, here Hawaii’s hottest chefs share the stage with top international talent.
Home to some of Hawaii’s most picturesque beaches, Haena Beach Park offers Mount Makana as its backdrop (making for great photo ops), while the reefs at Kee Beach make for great snorkeling.
Kauai is home to a total of 9 golf courses at 7 locations. The Princeville Makai Golf Club is a challenging course on the North Shore; while Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones, Jr. have also designed some signature courses here.
A thriving community in the 1900s, this town is now the island’s art capital. Here, plantation-style buildings are home to many charming shops, restaurants and more art galleries than any other spot on Kauai.
One of Kauai’s most popular beaches, it offers crystal-clear waters and and even a natural wading pool for young swimmers. Lifeguards are on duty here, as are the wildlife – watch for Hawaiian monk seals!
The Kauai Kunana Dairy Farm in Kilauea is a great day out with the family. Enjoy a tour from the farmer and learn about the goats and the process of milking them and making cheese. You can even feed the mama goats and play with the baby goats.
Located on a 2,500-acre working cattle ranch, there’s something here for kids of all ages. Go horseback riding, zip lining, kayaking and hiking; there are pony rides and Hawaiian storytelling, and more.
The quintessential Hawaiian experience! Swirling dancers, swaying hula, flickering torches… these are just some of the lures of a traditional luau. This luau takes places on the Kilohana Plantation. There’s a buffet dinner, even a train ride.
An up-close look at the Napali Coast, on this boat tour your family will see cliffs, sea caves and waterfalls, as well as sea animals such as turtles, dolphins and whales (given the right season). The boat stops at a reef for snorkeling.