Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Poipu 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 $185 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

Relax in a beach rentals in Poipu

Poipu is one of the best places for a Kauai beach rental. The resort area is home to many beaches, including Poipu Beach and Mahaulepu Beach, as well as stunning natural features like the Spouting Horn blowhole and the Makauwahi Cave. There are plenty of parks and gardens for outdoor fun, such as McBryde Garden, Allerton Garden, and Prince Kuhio Park. Nature lovers can experience all kinds of wildlife in Poipu, including endangered Hawaiian monk seals, and there's plenty of opportunity for water sports and adventure. With a Kauai beach rental in Poipu, you'll be in the heart of the action.

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.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Poipu

Fly into Lihue, HI (LIH), the closest airport, located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center.

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Poipu?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,300 vacation rentals around Poipu. From 308 house rentals to 937 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.