Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Poipu, Koloa 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 $145 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Poipu. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

A gateway to the Garden Island

Dominating Kauai's South Shore, PoipuÊis one of Hawaii's premier resort destinations. It lures vacationers with golden crescentsÊof sand fringed by swaying palms and turquoise water. With Poipu vacation rentals you can unlock access to the resort's most coveted properties, complete with swimming pools, sun decks and frangipani-strewn gardens. As well as enjoying a bustling beach scene, PoipuÊis a gateway for seeing the rest of Kauai. It's known as the Garden Island, and with its emerald green mountains, lush valleys and cascading waterfalls it's easy to see why.

Things to do

Ziplining over the Poipu canopy

Feeling restless after a lazy day on the beach? With several exhilarating routes, Koloa Zipline is one of Kauai's most popular adventure attractions. You'll soar high above the jungle canopy and enjoy hours of thrills. Set on a lush plateau, the award-winning Poipu Bay Golf Course is one of Hawaii's most spectacular places to tee off. Enjoy a leisurely round or take advantage of clinicsÊandÊprivate lessons offered by local pros. After a day on the green, there's nothing more relaxing than sunset drinks on the balcony of your Poipu vacation rentals property.

Activities

Swim, snorkel and soak up the sun

Poipu is a sun worshipper's dream come true, with a pair of gorgeous beaches to choose from. A narrow sand spit juts out from the mainland towards an island, creating a pair of adjacent beaches. The water is calm and clear, which makes it ideal for swimming, snorkeling or paddleboarding. Forgot your SUP? No problem. Or as the Hawaiians say, a'ole pilikia. Poipu Beach Park is dotted with places where you can rent everything from snorkel sets to paddleboards. You'll also find picnic tables, restrooms and a lifeguard stand.

Weather

Climate for your stay in Poipu vacation homes

Drenched in around 300 days of sunshine, Poipu is a year-round destination. Of course, numbers tend to spike over Christmas and the US school holidays when legions of families descend on Hawaii. Planning a family getaway? From breezy plantation-style cottages to luxury condos, Poipu vacation rentals are the perfect place to create sun-spangled family memories. While the summer months tend to be drier and busier, winter is a beautiful time to visit. During green season you'll enjoy quieter beaches and a laid-back atmosphere.

Natural features

Rub shoulders with seals, sea turtles and more

As well as luring beachgoers, the Poipu spit is a favorite hangout spot for endangered Hawaiian monk seals. In the afternoons they're often spotted snoozing in the sunshine. Green sea turtles are also local residents, while scores of humpback whales cruise the warm waters of Kauai's South Shore from November to May. If you're teeing off at Poipu Bay Golf Course, keep an eye out for NeneÊgeese. They're endemic to Hawaii and love to potter around the lush green course.

Beaches

Best beaches near Poipu vacation rentals

The beaches of Poipu are one of its biggest draws. Vacation homes can be found near places like Poipu Beach, a serene beach with clear waters for snorkeling and a native population of earless seals, and Mahaulepu Beach, a quiet, sandy beach with greenery, dunes, and a historic plantation home. You'll also like Glass Beach, a unique beachcomber’s haven with a shoreline made from colorful and clear pieces of sea glass.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals near Poipu

Poipu has many romantic destinations to explore on your couple’s trip. Vacation rentals are available near places like Wailua Falls, a dramatic double waterfall with spectacular rainbows, and Spouting Horn, a stunning geyser near a tranquil beach with rough waves and lava rocks. You'll also like Allerton Garden, an opulent and artful garden with many varieties of flowers and plants.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Poipu?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental in or around Poipu that fits you like a glove. These are some of our top picks:

  • "Luxury Home With Spectacular 180 Degree White Water Views And Infinity Edge Pool" is a favorite with guests. Around 25 miles from Poipu, it has 3 bedrooms and plenty of useful amenities, including a dining table and lowered locks.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Coco Cottage At Poipu Beach - 2br". Around 1 mile from the heart of Poipu, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with shopping and cookware, dishware and utensils.

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

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

Your Monday to Friday will be much easier to endure if you've got something wonderful set up for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by locking in one of these top weekend getaways in or near Poipu:

  • If exploring nature is a priority for you, book a night or two at "World Class #402 Penthouse, Full A". Around 25 miles north of Poipu, it's near Waipo’o Falls and Huleia National Wildlife Refuge. Top amenities at this property include a pool and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Another terrific option is "Alihi Lani 4: Full A/c - Top Floor Ocean Views Upgraded Throughout", which is around 1 mile south of Poipu. When you're not relaxing in your rental making use of a nearby beach and a fridge, be sure to visit Hanalei Beach Park and Black Pot Beach.

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

Studio apartments are a hard act to follow when it comes to character, convenience and location. Check out these studio apartments for rent in or near Poipu and immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture:

  • Make "Romantic 1 Bedroom Home At Anini Beach" your temporary home. This appealing vacation rental comes with amenities including an iron and ironing board and a fridge.
  • Alternatively, spend your vacation at "Prime Beachfront Location At Lae Nani", which offers conveniences including an in-room safe and WiFi.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover more of Poipu. Cultural sights like Aloha 'n Paradise Gallery and Kela's Glass Gallery will help you better understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Poipu?

Short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Poipu. Kick back for a night or two in an upmarket bed & breakfast, a cozy cottage or a house that fits the whole family. Whatever type of vacation rental you'd like, you'll have plenty to choose from with Vrbo. These are some of our favorites:

  • If you want to be close to the action, "Stunning Ocean View - - Most Private Location" will suit your style. It's within easy reach of the heart of Poipu and a good base to discover sights like Waimea Canyon and Polihale State Park.
  • "Romantic 1 Bedroom Home At Anini Beach" is another appealing option. Don't forget to add Kiki an Ola and Pacific Missile Range Facility to your itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to say "I love you." Whisk your other half off for a couple of relaxing days at one of these top escapes in or near Poipu:

  • Put on some soothing music and kick back together at "Luxury Home With Spectacular 180 Degree White Water Views And Infinity Edge Pool". Around 25 miles from Poipu, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend away, including beauty services and a nearby bay.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few wonderful days together is "Coco Cottage At Poipu Beach - 2br". Around 1 mile from Poipu, beauty services and beach sun loungers add to the ambiance here.

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

Vacation with others and have more fun. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with friends or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and around Poipu:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "Executive Villa, 4 Minute Stroll To Beach". Up to 12 people can stay at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. This top pick is around 2 miles to the east of Poipu.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your best friends to "Rainbows And Waterfalls~island Style" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This popular option has 5 bedrooms and is around 20 miles to the north of central Poipu. It's packed with features to keep your large group occupied, such as a chef and a garden.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Poipu?

Whether you're hosting a wedding, a birthday party or an unforgettable vacation with a bunch of your besties, we can help you find a space that'll suit your group. Corral your posse and take a look at these large vacation rentals in or around Poipu:

  • "Updated Home Plus Guest House With A Private Pool": With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, there's plenty of space for all. You and your group will have access to a range of amenities including a swimming pool and a garden.
  • "Kauai Exclusive The Hawaiian Waterfall House": Offering privacy, space and comfort, this impressive property houses up to 100 people in its 3 bedrooms. A kitchen and a swimming pool will help keep your squad happy and comfortable.

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

From lively games of "atomic whirlpool" to peaceful morning dips, a pool promises hours of fun for grown-ups and kids alike. Earn some brownie points with the family by booking a house with a place to swim in or near Poipu:

  • Pool day can be every day at "Gorgeous House Next Door To The Princeville Hotel". Beach sun loungers and coffee and tea making facilities are some of the other amenities that help make this place so appealing.
  • Alternatively, make a reservation at "Home And Guest House For Price Of 1 Poipu Beach Estates 5 Br" and while away your days poolside. A TV and a travel crib are other things your crew will love about this property.

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

Every catch-up with the family should be one to remember. Whether you're organizing a fun escape with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, our large family vacation rentals in or near Poipu offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Located about 2 miles to the east of Poipu, "Executive Villa, 4 Minute Stroll To Beach" has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. It comes with a host of amenities, including childrens activities and a balcony.
  • "Luxurious Quiet Princeville Condo. Furnished As Second Home. Fabulous Pool" is another popular option. It's about 25 miles to the north of Poipu, has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Useful amenities here include a DVD player and outdoor furniture.

If you'd like to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your itinerary. Wailua Falls, Hanalei Pier and Pu'u O Kila Lookout are fine places to start.

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

Go for a dip anytime you want when you book one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Dust off your swimsuit and consider these properties in or near Poipu that come with this premium touch:

  • Book a stay at "Koolkondo The Compound: 4 Houses With Private Pool" and while away your days poolside. This sprawling retreat has 11 bedrooms that sleep up to 22 guests and a host of other top-notch amenities. A swimming pool and a garden are among them.
  • In addition to its inviting indoor pool, "Great Rates Upgraded 4 Bedroom Luxury Home In Sunny Poipu" features a swimming pool and a kitchen. It has 4 bedrooms that can cater for up to 10 guests, so you can bring the whole crew along.

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

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