Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Hanalei 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 $200 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

Enjoy apartments in Hanalei

The nostalgic surf town of Hanalei on the North Shore is one of the most picturesque destinations for Kauai apartments. The town draws surfers from all over for its spectacular breaks, but there's a lot more to see and do. The shopping is fantastic, thanks to the mom-and-pop nature of the town, and there's no shortage of delicious farm-to-table dining in the form of food trucks, casual eateries, and innovative restaurants. If you want to explore, Hanalei is surrounded by gorgeous mountainous areas with lush rainforest hiking trails and hidden waterfalls, such as the peaks of Sleeping Giant and Na Pali.

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?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,444 vacation rentals around Hanalei. From 425 house rentals to 33 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.