Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Wailua

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Wailua. This relaxing city is known for its hiking, snorkeling and restaurants. Lydgate Beach Park and Princeville Golf Course are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Wailua

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking, snorkeling and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wailua a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princeville Golf Course (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Smith Family Garden Luau (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Wailua Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Puakea Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Kauai Mini Golf (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wailua

Travelers enjoy Wailua for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Wailua is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lydgate Beach Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Poipu Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Hanalei Bay (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Lae Nani Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Opaekaa Falls Overlook (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Wailua

Fly into Lihue, HI (LIH), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Wailua, Kapaa?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 821 vacation rentals around Wailua. From 568 condo and apartment rentals to 69 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Wailua?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Wailua:

  • Poipu: 1,430 vacation rentals
  • Nawiliwili: 849 vacation rentals
  • Hanalei Palms: 324 vacation rentals
  • Kaiulani: 347 vacation rentals
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 345 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Wailua?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wailua. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead: 3,603 vacation rentals
  • Pure Kauai: 2,172 vacation rentals
  • Kauai Soto Zen Temple Zenshuji: 1,748 vacation rentals
  • Mt. Waialeale: 3,665 vacation rentals
  • Princeville Golf Course: 2,172 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wailua listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Wailua?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 568 Condos/Apartments in Wailua. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wailua include:

  • Houses: 69 rentals available
  • Resorts: 48 rentals available
  • Studios: 139 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wailua?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 728 vacation rentals with pool available in Wailua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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