Situated on the southeastern coast of this lush, green island, Lihue offers visitors a non-stop menu of leisure activities such as awesomely scenic golf, world-class deep-sea fishing, sea kayaking, hiking, wind surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving. No matter what activity you choose to pursue, rest assured, you’ll always be surrounded by postcard beautiful panoramas.
To fully enjoy this island paradise, consider a spacious, amenity-laden vacation rental instead of a small hotel room. Affordable and cost effective, vacation rentals are plentiful in Lihue ranging from luxurious beach homes to amenity-rich condos with spectacular balcony views to cozy cottages engulfed by gardens.
When it’s time to hit the beach, and it always seems time to venture to the sands in Lihue, some of the more popular spots for sun worshippers are Kalapaki Beach, Ninini Beach, and Niumalu Beach Park.
A truly great experience for nature lovers is the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, where you can kayak down the Huleia River, which winds through thick jungle terrain. You might even recognize your surroundings because this is where the opening scenes of Raiders of the Lost Ark were filmed.
Other fun activities include visiting the Grove Farm Homestead Museum, an 80-acre plantation, the Menehune Fishpond, an area where an ancient race once resided, and the Kauai Museum, which is brimming with artifacts and art.
Bring your camera when you play golf in Lihue where top courses include Kauai Lagoons Golf Club, Grove Farm, Puakea, and Wailua.
To be sure, you’ll enjoy the tropical surroundings in Lihue. When it’s time to go indoors, why not return each day to a roomy vacation rental instead of a less-than-inspiring, tiny hotel room. With large living areas, dining rooms, and patios, vacation rentals give every member of the family enough space to spread out, relax, and recharge for the next day of snorkeling, hiking, golf, or any other pursuit. Dining out in Hawaii can be costly, and the fully equipped kitchen in your vacation rental allows you to prepare money-saving snacks and meals so you won’t bust your budget.
Compared to hotels, vacation rentals offer more bang for your accommodations dollars. We have special deals and discounts on a wide variety of properties in all price ranges. To help you make the perfect selection for your family’s needs and desires, we provide concise information on each property and plenty of unbiased user reviews.