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Condo in Koloa
Spacious Ocean View Ground Level Sunny Side Poipu
Aloha! We are the new proud owners of this beautiful & spacious sunny side Poipu Condo w/oceanviews, located in one of Poipu's best location. The Kahala Resort is beautifully landscaped & well-maintained, & borders 3 of Kauai's best beaches: Shipwrecks Beach, Brennecke's Beach, & the most World famous Poipu Beach. We've addded all the conveniences we can offer to make you feel at home. The bedroom, bathroom & kitchen have everything you need, plus a washer/dryer. Perfect location & sunsets!
$246 per night
Condo in Koloa
Relaxing Kiahuna Condo- look to ocean- updates
RECENT UPDATES. Relax with the whole family at this peaceful place to stay. Tropical breezes, sunshine, and a slice of paradise all await while staying at this one bedroom King w/ sleeper corner unit. Loaded with resort-style amenities including a pool, fitness center, and beach, this vacation rental allows you to spend your days relaxing and enjoying Hawaii without ever having to leave! Turtles on Poipu Beach. Waimea Canyon and the Na Pali Coast boat rides are not far!
$276 per night
Condo in Koloa
Charming Penthouse w/ AC, Steps from the beaches!
Newly updated unit w/ AC. Historic plantation-era Hawaiian style right by the ocean. Very romantic and relaxed place, great for your next Ohana getaway, for honeymooners, and anyone who wants to enjoy the Garden Island of Kauai. You will find just about everything that you need here to make you feel at home. Condo unit #431, building 41 (Top-floor, far left).
$259 per night

Other great vacation rentals in Poipu Beach

Condo in Koloa
1BR/1BA Ocean View Suite! 3 Minute Walk To Beach!
$217 per night
Condo in Koloa
Huge Ocean Views * Poipu * A/C * Pool * W/D * Fun
$299 per night
Condo in Koloa
Oceanview, Walk to Beach | A/C | Pool | Beach Gear
$207 per night
Condo in Koloa
Updated Ocean View Retreat; A/C, Beach, Pool, Gym
$308 per night

Your guide to Poipu Beach

All About Poipu Beach

The Hawaiian island of Kauai is known for its stunning seaside cliffs, dense tropical rainforests, and velvety soft beaches with clear waters and abundant ocean life. Few places exemplify this image of picturesque island paradise like Poipu Beach. Located on the island's South Shore, Poipu Beach Park is one of the more popular attractions in the area. Turtles and Hawaiian monk seals live in the surrounding waters and vibrant and colorful tropical fish populations swim among the submerged reefs and lava rock formations.

People flock to this crescent beach for its waters that provide excellent surfing, snorkeling, swimming, and bodyboarding. Beyond the water activities, picnic areas and open grassy fields for gatherings are available next to the ocean. On the edge of the small town of Poipu and a short drive from the larger village of Koloa, Poipu Beach is easily accessible for an afternoon swim or day trip.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Poipu Beach

The Hawaiian islands reside in the middle of the Pacific Oceans' warm southern bounds, creating a stable tropical climate for the majority of the year. While it is important to remember that Hawaii's unique ecology is home to dozens of microclimates, sometimes just a few miles apart, seasonal trends will generally remain consistent throughout the island chain. The summer months stay hot, with only moderate amounts of rain showing up between May and September, while June through August are the warmest and driest months of the year.

Kauai is one of the wettest places on earth, and during the winter the island experiences a minor drop in average temperatures with an uptick in the overall amount of rain. November through March is also when whale watching season takes place, with migratory bands of humpback whales birthing their young in the warm tropical waters. The rain and temperature drops don't impede people from enjoying the beaches, as the climate of Kauai is pleasant year-round, making searching for Poipu vacation rentals an excellent idea for any season.

Top things to do in Poipu Beach


The shallow water reefs and protected swimming coves make Poipu Beach one of the more popular snorkeling destinations on the island. You can find green sea turtles, endangered monk seals, and colorful bands of parrotfish throughout the surrounding waters on any given day among dozens of other species of marine life. Getting into the water earlier in the day is recommended if you’d like to snorkel around fewer people in this popular destination.

Whale Watching

January and February mark the high points for whale watching on the islands. But herds of humpback begin to arrive in November and tend to linger through March. Sitting on the beach watching the whales breach the surface of the ocean and spray water into the sky is great, but viewing the seasonal activity is even more magical from a boat where the action can happen so close you may even get wet.

Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail

This 3.7-mile coastal walking trail is just outside of Poipu and extends from Punahoa Point to Shipwreck Beach. Skirting pristine coastlines, rocky coves, and tropical dunes, the Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail is an easy hike that stretches gently from clifftop scenic outlooks to secluded beaches and hidden inlets. Providing views of everything from whales to migratory birds, dense tropical jungles, and sunset vistas over the Pacific ocean, this hiking trail is accessible for most fitness levels.

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