Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Hanalei, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $190 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Hanalei. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Surf is king in Hanalei, but so is culture

Hanalei is a small and peaceful town on the north shore of Kauai. On the dramatically curving bay with its wide sweep of cream-colored sand, its spectacular mountain views and sought-after breakers, surf is king. But even if you aren’t here for the waves, Hanalei vacation rentals are ideal for exploring this superb, relaxing, family-friendly destination and also give you time to really unwind. Small is beautiful, and Hanalei really punches above its weight with so much to offer; from art galleries to museums and not least, the historic pier made famous in the film South Pacific.

Things to do

Forget time and enjoy the tranquility of Hanalei

Hanalei is small with a laid-back vibe, which is far removed from the bustle of big city life. Choose Hanalei vacation rentals and there’s nothing for it but to enjoy your well-earned family-friendly vacation. There’s a popular farmer’s market on Saturdays where you can buy local ingredients for a bit of home cooking. And If the surf doesn’t call you at one of Hanalei beaches there’s everything from kayaking to horseback riding to occupy your time, so it pays to leave your itinerary a bit loose and go with the flow.

Activities

Time to kick back and relax in peaceful Hanalei

Hanalei vacation rentals offers a selection of superb properties that will guarantee a fantastic family-friendly vacation in a laid-back and relaxing town. Obviously, many visitors come here for the surfing, but just as many come for the nature and wildlife. There are numerous exciting hiking trails of various levels. The Kalalau Trail, for example, is an 11-mile trail offering spectacular ocean views and lush tropical landscapes, and the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge hosts several endangered species. Closer to home, why not treat the family to a seafood dinner, straight from the boat.

Weather

Tropical rainy days but plenty to do in Hanalei

Hanalei has a tropical monsoon climate, which means quite a lot of rainfall, although this is interspersed with long periods of brilliant sunshine in which to enjoy the beach, sea and mountains. Tropical monsoon climates also mean that the annual temperature doesn’t vary that much. In Hanalei, the average annual temperature is around 75°F. August is the hottest summer month with an average temperature of 79°F. and the coolest winter month is February when temperatures are still around 71°F. You’ll always get some rain, but don’t let that stop you have a great family vacation.

Natural features

Hanalei in Kauai, the oldest Hawaiian island

Relaxing, pristine and least commercially developed, Kauai is geologically the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands and the small town of Hanalei is one of the jewels in its crown. It’s also known as the “Garden Isle” because it is largely covered by lush tropical rainforest, with spectacular waterfalls and plenty of hiking trails covering coastline, mountain and forest. In addition to Hanalei’s magnificent beach, the island has over 50 more, suitable for all kinds of watersports and many with child-friendly tidal pools where the kids can hunt for small sea creatures.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hanalei

Fly into Lihue, HI (LIH), the closest airport, located 18.5 mi (29.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Hanalei, HI?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,731 vacation rentals around Hanalei. From 404 house rentals to 38 cottage 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 Hanalei?

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 Hanalei:

  • Hanalei Palms: 340 vacation rentals
  • Poipu: 1,560 vacation rentals
  • Nawiliwili: 1,019 vacation rentals
  • Kaiulani: 385 vacation rentals
  • Bayview: 775 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 Hanalei?

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

  • Maniniholo Dry Cave: 2,157 vacation rentals
  • Na Pali Coast State Park: 1,448 vacation rentals
  • Hanalei Pier: 2,317 vacation rentals
  • Mt. Waialeale: 4,132 vacation rentals
  • Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge: 2,527 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hanalei 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 Houses in Hanalei?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 404 Houses in Hanalei. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hanalei include:

  • Cottages: 38 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,000 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 38 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hanalei?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,258 vacation rentals with pool available in Hanalei. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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