Discover a selection of 2,500 vacation rentals in Lihue, HI that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $135 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Lihue. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Welcome to the Coconut Coast

Perched on Hawaii's idyllic Coconut Coast, Lihu'e serves as the gateway to Kauai. Not only is it home to the island's main airport, but Nawiliwili Harbor also welcomes a constant stream of cruise ships and luxury yachts. It's a lively base for exploring the island, with a slew of breezy cafes, colorful poke bars, and local farmers markets to explore. Lihu'e vacation rentals put you in the heart of Kauai, with a tantalizing selection of luxury properties to choose from.

Things to do

Enjoy luaus in Lihu'e

For a glimpse at the island's homegrown talent, don't miss the Kauai Museum, which showcases an amazing collection of local art. Built in the 1930s, the historic Kilohana Estate offers a glimpse at life in colonial Hawaii. Today the restored sugar plantation home throws one of Hawaii's most legendary luaus. As one of the island's biggest farmers' markets, the Kauai Community Market treats shoppers to a bonanza of organic fruit, free range eggs, artisan cheese, island-grown coffee, local honey, fresh smoothies, colorful lei garlands, and more. With Lihu'e vacation rentals you can stock up on your favorite produce, then whip up an island inspired feast in your own kitchen.

Activities

"Hang 10" in laid-back Lihu'e

Want to learn how to hang 10? Why not sign up for a surf lesson at Kalapaki Beach? If you don't want to get your feet wet, the golden sand is the perfect place to top up your tan. While bayside offerings like the Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club are a treat, there's nothing quite like the luxury of private Lihu'e vacation rentals. Fancy a day on the green? Hokuala Golf Resort is a dreamy place to work on your par, with scenic fairways fringed by swaying palms.

Weather

A winter sanctuary

Lihu'e is a sanctuary for winter sunseekers, with high season spanning from December to April. Coconut Coast resorts are often booked to capacity, which makes Lihu'e vacation rentals a fantastic option for those in search of a laid-back atmosphere. If you want to beat the winter rush, plan a visit for spring or fall, when you'll still enjoy plenty of sunshine. The Coconut Coast takes its reputation seriously, culminating with Lihu'e's annual Coconut Festival. Held every October, it features cooking demonstrations, pie eating contests, and an endless supply of coconuts.

Natural features

A gateway to the Garden Isle

Lihue sits on the east coast of Kauai and serves as the island's bustling capital city. It may be an urban hub but it doesn't scrimp on natural beauty. Kauai is nicknamed "The Garden Isle" and it's easy to see why. Lush tropical rainforest covers much of its interior, while the wildly dramatic cliffs of Na Pali Coast State ParkÊhave served as a backdrop for a host of Hollywood films. The deep gorges of Waimea Canyon State Park are a mecca for hikers, while nearby Huleia National Wildlife Refuge is open to the public via guided kayaking tours.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Lihue

Fly into Lihue Airport (LIH), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lihue?

From high-end condos to rustic log cabins, Vrbo has properties to fit all budgets and tastes. Pack your bags and check out these top vacation rentals in Lihue:

  • "Breathtaking Oceanfront Suite @ Kalapaki Bay": If you're searching for someplace in Nawiliwili with 1 bedroom and plenty of charm, consider this escape. Amenities include a nearby beach and golf.
  • "See And Hear Ocean Stroll To The Beach Secluded Yet Conveniently Located": Located in Hanamaulu, this sought-after getaway has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. Towels and air conditioning are just a couple you'll find here.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Lihue vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Lihue?

Your working week will be easier to get through if you've got something epic planned for the weekend. Give yourself something nice to look forward to by arranging a stay at one of these top weekend getaways in or near Lihue:

  • Located around 19 miles to the northwest of Lihue, "World Class #402 Penthouse, Full A" has all you need for a fun weekend escape, including WiFi and a restaurant dining guide. When you're ready to explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to discover like Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail and Donkey Beach.
  • "Alihi Lani 4: Full A/c - Top Floor Ocean Views Upgraded Throughout" is also ideal for a whirlwind vacation. Located around 9 miles to the southwest of Lihue, this vacation rental offers amenities such as a nearby beach and an iron and ironing board. Kuilau Ridge Trail and Makai Golf Club should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lihue?

Get a taste of the energy and culture of Lihue from the privacy and comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you'd love to kick back on your own or have fun with a few pals, you'll find the ideal studio apartment for rent in and around Lihue:

  • Explore the world around you and then sleep soundly at "Romantic 1 Bedroom Home At Anini Beach". This property is a superb base for seeing the sights and comes with amenities including a nearby waterfront and a garden.
  • Another inviting choice is "Prime Beachfront Location At Lae Nani". Make use of cable/satellite TV services, housekeeping services and other handy amenities during your stay.

There are plenty of attractions around Lihue you shouldn't miss. Nourish the culture buff in you and visit Island Art Gallery and Kela's Glass Gallery.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lihue?

Short-term rentals aren't hard to find in and around Lihue. Chill out for a few days in a luxury cabin, a studio apartment or a spacious home. Whatever type of property you're after, you'll find the perfect place with Vrbo. These are a few top picks:

  • "Stunning Ocean View - - Most Private Location" is close to the center of Lihue, which means you'll have loads of things to do and see. Discover cool sights like Waimea Canyon and Polihale State Park when you're not relaxing in your cozy digs.
  • "Romantic 1 Bedroom Home At Anini Beach" is another tempting option. Remember to add Kiki an Ola and Pacific Missile Range Facility to your travel itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Lihue?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you're eager to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Lihue that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and chill together at "Luxury Home With Spectacular 180 Degree White Water Views And Infinity Edge Pool". Around 19 miles from Lihue, this property has all you need for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and a resort.
  • Otherwise, spend your escape canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Coco Cottage At Poipu Beach - 2br", around 9 miles from Lihue. Beauty services and a dining table will help ramp up the romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Lihue?

Big groups mean huge fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your entire squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Lihue and get everyone together under the one roof:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Executive Villa, 4 Minute Stroll To Beach". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a kitchen and an ocean view. You'll find it around 8 miles to the southwest of Lihue.
  • "Rainbows And Waterfalls~island Style" is another terrific option. It's around 18 miles to the northwest of Lihue, has 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A garden and a chef are among the things that'll help make your visit more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Lihue?

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay, especially if you're traveling with kids who are full of beans. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Lihue and spend your days splashing around:

  • Pack your swimming gear and get away with your gang to "Gorgeous House Next Door To The Princeville Hotel". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including a kitchen and books.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "Home And Guest House For Price Of 1 Poipu Beach Estates 5 Br". This property is another favorite and comes with beach sun loungers, childrens activities and more.

Not sure how to pack your bags for your Lihue escape? This enticing destination has a tropical savanna climate. In the summertime, you can expect average temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 80 ºF. Scroll through our range of Lihue vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Lihue?

Every family get-together should be one to remember. Whether you're organizing a fun escape with the kids or a reunion with the extended family, these large family vacation rentals in or near Lihue offer a home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Executive Villa, 4 Minute Stroll To Beach", which has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. This retreat is around 8 miles to the southwest of Lihue and features amenities such as a separate dining area and nearby whale-watching activities.
  • "Luxurious Quiet Princeville Condo. Furnished As Second Home. Fabulous Pool" is another excellent option. It's about 19 miles to the northwest of Lihue, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Useful amenities here include a microwave oven and a toaster.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Wailua Falls, Hanalei Pier and Pu'u O Kila Lookout promise lots of fun for young and old.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Lihue?

Nothing says fancy-schmancy like having a pool right inside your house. Pack your swimsuit and go for a dip in the privacy of one of these roomy houses in or near Lihue:

  • With 11 bedrooms sleeping up to 22 guests, "Koolkondo The Compound: 4 Houses With Private Pool" is the ideal place to spend time with your friends or family. Take advantage of this property's range of amenities, including a garden and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Great Rates Upgraded 4 Bedroom Luxury Home In Sunny Poipu", which has 4 bedrooms and caters for up to 10 guests. Along with that swanky pool nestled inside, a kitchen and a water park will keep everyone comfortable and happy.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more tempting Lihue vacation rental options for your next big getaway.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Lihue?

There sure are. You'll find a good variety of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Lihue. If you only need a small space, one of these popular properties is sure to be a perfect fit:

  • Good things really do come in little packages, and "Breathtaking Oceanfront Suite @ Kalapaki Bay" is a fantastic example of this. This one-bedroom property can be found not far from the central streets and features amenities like a swimming pool and a nearby beach.
  • "Nice Sunrises 262 Avg 4. 9 Stars Small Ocean View 2 Ac 2 Tv Wifi Cable Wash And Dry" is another lovely one-bedroom escape also a stone's throw from the center. When you're not out and about seeing the area, make use of a nearby waterfront, a water view and much more.

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